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We belong to the VISAVET Research Centre from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). We work in research and teaching on animal infectious diseases.

 
  • Vigiasan: Proyecto de Innovación Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado

  • VACDIVA quiere resolver el problema de la Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) en Europa y en los países afectados, desarrollando vacunas seguras y efectivas para cerdos domésticos y jabalíes, tests de diagnóstico y herramientas para estrategias de control y erradicación en Europa
  • Proyecto de Innovación "Empleo de Tecnologías para evaluar el estado de salud, bienestar y productividad en ganado"
  • Somos Laboratorio de Referencia de la Organización Mundial de la Sanidad Animal (OIE) en Peste Porcina Africana (PPA) y Peste Equina Africana PEA.
  • Realizamos el diagnóstico de los principales virus que afectan a las abejas, siendo pioneros en el desarrollo y puesta a punto de nuevas técnicas para su estudio.
  • La investigación epidemiologica de la Peste Porcina Clásica y Africana (PPC y PPA) son dos de nuestras prioridades.
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ASFConversations with University of Minnesota

The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety of the University of Minnesota organized this interview about African Swine Fever with Professor José Manuel Sánchez Vizcaíno. 

Episode 3 features Dr. Jose Manuel Sanchez Vizcaino, full professor at the Universidad Complutense Madrid and director of the OIE reference laboratory for African Swine Fever, and Dr. Tom Molitor, chair of the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine at the College of Veterinary

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11th International Congress for Veterinary Virology

12th Annual Meeting of EPIZONE

ESVV EPIZONE Vienna

Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno participates in this congress between 27th and 30th of August in Vienna.

  • “African swine fever: The biggest threat for the European swine industry – what can we do?” Keynote lecture, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM.
  • Oral Session 4: Viral infections of Swine 1, Chair: Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM.
  • “Sequencing of the tandem repeat sequences (TRS) within the intergenic region between the multigene family 505 9R -10R genes: additional tool for subtyping genotype II African swine fever (ASF) isolates”, Gallardo C, Elsukova A, Woźniakowski G, Nieto R, Soler A, Sánchez-Vizcaíno JM, Igolkin A, Arias M.

 Congress program

Virus in the luggage?

Could African swine fever and Classical swine fever viruses enter into the United States via swine products carried in air passengers’ luggage? 

New research article published in Transboundary and Emerging Diseases journal.

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