Advanced training course devoted to rabies, prion and lentivirus disease epidemiology, diagnosis and control measures under current conditions for the veterinarians from the Republican, Krai and Oblast Veterinary Departments and veterinary laboratories of the RF Subjects and Rosselkhoznadzor Territorial Administrations was opened on March 14, 2016.
The agenda covers the presentations of the FGBI “ARRIAH”s leading scientists and specialists on the following topics:Rabies in animals: epidemic situation, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs; Rules of sampling and sample transportation for rabies diagnosis and antirabic oral vaccination quality assessment, safety measures and disinfection; rabies laboratory diagnosis techniques; rabies control measures in wild nature and urban environment; Rabies molecular – biological and virological diagnosis methods; antirabic immunity evaluation; Genetic diversity of rabies viruses circulating in the RF territory; BSE, scrapie and other animal prion diseases, epidemiology; pathogenesis and clinical signs of BSE and other animal prion diseases; lentivirus diseases in small ruminants, maedi-visna disease; caprine arthritis and encephalitis, agent characteristics, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and prevention; Animal prion disease prevention and control measures. Selection of drugs for treatment and specific prevention.
The trainees will be provided with a set of all necessary modern scientific and methodical publications. Practical classes are planned in the course.
At the end of the course the round table discussion and summing-up will be held. The certificates on the completion of the course will be issued to the trainees.
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