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January 30th, 2015

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Mortarboard giving to the VISAVET new doctors

Reciben su birrete durante el acto de la festividad de Santo Tomás de Aquino

El día 30 de enero de 2015 la Universidad Complutense de Madrid celebró el acto académico con motivo de la festividad de Santo Tomás de Aquino, en el que se invistió doctora “honoris causa” a Doña Elena Poniatowska Amor y se impuso el birrete a los doctores de la Universidad que obtuvieron el grado académico durante el curso 2013/2014. Asistieron a este acto María Concepción Porrero Calonge y Marta Pérez Sancho recientes doctoras del Centro VISAVET.… Read more

January 30th, 2015

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Veterinary Microbiology

Multiple sampling and discriminatory fingerprinting reveals clonally complex and compartmentalized infections by M. bovis in cattle

Investigation published in Veterinary Microbiology

The combination of new genotyping tools and a more exhaustive sampling policy in the analysis of infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis has shown that infection by this pathogen is more complex than initially expected. Mixed infections, coexistence of clonal variants from a parental strain, and compartmentalized infections are all different modalities of this clonal complexity. Until recently, genotyping of Mycobacterium bovis in animal populations was based on spoligotyping and analysis of a single isolate per infection; therefore, clonal complexity is probably underdetected. We used multipl… Read more

January 28th, 2015

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Acto de conmemoración de Santo Tomás de Aquino UEx 2015

Veterinaria de Salud Pública y gestión de Zoonosis

Conference in Acto de conmemoración de Santo Tomás de Aquino UEx 2015

El catedrático de Sanidad Animal de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Lucas Domínguez, ha impartido la lección magistral titulada Veterinaria de Salud Pública y gestión de Zoonosis en el acto de conmemoración de Santo Tomás de Aquino de la Universidad de Extremadura… Read more

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January 26th, 2015

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Antimicrobial resistance determinants of Campylobacter isolated from human and animals

Oral communication in 1st International Caparica Conference in Antibiotic Resistance

January 22nd, 2015

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Genetic characterization of porcine populations tolerant to new variants of African swine fever virus using a medium-density DNA chip

New article published in Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal

Recent studies in East Africa have revealed a complex epidemiological situation in local breeds of domestic pig that seems to show greater tolerance to the African swine fever virus (ASFV) which favors the endemic nature of the disease in these regions, allowing its dispersion. This tolerance may have higher relation with the genetic characteristics of the animal than with the viral structure itself. In this work, the genetic characterization of local African pig populations, both domestic and wild, that may be related to the ASF disease tolerance was carried out. The whole set of sampl… Read more

January 21st, 2015

Vía sanidadanimal.info

New agreement between UCM and Sardinian Government to provide scientific and Technical support to eradicate African Swine Fever on the island

African Swine Fever eradication in Sardinia

The project will be carried out by the research team SUAT-VISAVET led by Prof. José Manuel Sánche-Vizcaíno. The new eradication plan, expected to be the final after 30 years of presence of the disease in Sardinia, has received the green light from the European Union which has financed it with €1.08million as initial funding. The project will be coordinated by the Directorate General of the Presidency of the Region, which includes the Health, Agriculture and Environment departments, and will be supported by the international experts: Alberto Laddomada (EU Dirtectorate General of Health and Cons…

January 20th, 2015

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New post in SEVEMUR Blog

La leishmaniosis es una enfermedad zoonótica causada por protozoos del género Leishmania que afecta principalmente a perros y a humanos. Existe una gran variedad de especies animales que actúan como reservorio, entre las que se encuentran roedores, gatos e incluso las aves. Aunque la leishmaniosis felina es menos frecuente, su incidencia parece haber aumentado en los últimos años… Read more

January 19th, 2015

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Blog Madri+d de Seguridad Alimentaria y Alimentación

Risks in the consumption of raw milk

New outreach post in Blog Madri+d de Seguridad Alimentaria y Alimentación

La leche cruda puede contener bacterias causantes de enfermedades graves. La implementación de buenas prácticas de higiene en las granjas actuales es esencial para reducir la contaminación de la leche cruda, mientras que el mantenimiento de la cadena de frío también es importante para prevenir o retardar el crecimiento de bacterias en la leche cruda. Sin embargo, estas prácticas no eliminan estos riesgos por si solas. Hervir la leche cruda antes de su consumo es la mejor manera de matar a muchas de las bacterias que pueden hacernos enfermar. Expertos del Panel de la EFSA sobre Riesgos Biológic… Read more

January 14th, 2015

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Control de micotoxinas en materias primas y alimentos procesados

Conference in Master en Seguridad Alimentaria

January 1st, 2015

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Journal of Comparative Pathology

Histopathological findings in cetaceans stranded on the spanish mediterranean coast between 2011 and 2014

Journal of Comparative Pathology publish this investigation article

Introduction: A histopathological study was carried out on 11 cetaceans stranded on the southeastern Spanish Mediterranean coast between 2011 and 2014. The purpose of this study was to contribute to the surveillance of the health status of the free-ranging cetacean population. Materials and Methods: Formalin-fixed tissue samples were submitted for examination to the Pathology Service of the Complutense University Veterinary Hospital from eight striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba), two Risso’s dolphins (Grampus griseus) and one Cuvier’s beaked whale (Ziphius cavirostris). Results: Mor… Read more

January 1st, 2015

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Journal of Comparative Pathology

An Update on the Epidemiology and Pathology of African Swine Fever

Investigation article published in Journal of Comparative Pathology

African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most important infectious diseases of swine and has major negative consequences for affected countries. ASF is present in many sub-Saharan countries, Sardinia and several countries of eastern and central Europe, where its continuous spread has the swine industry on heightened alert. ASF is a complex disease for which no vaccine or treatment is available, so its control is based on early detection and rapid control of spread. For a robust and reliable early detection programme it is essential to be able to recognize the clinical signs and pathological cha… Read more

January 1st, 2015

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Oxford University Press

Polymorphism of genes encoding PmrAB in colistin-resistant strains of Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica isolated from poultry and swine

The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy publish this investigation article

Objectives: To detect the occurrence of low susceptibility to colistin (polymyxin E), a last-resort antimicrobial, among enterobacteria isolated from samples of animal origin (poultry and swine) and to find out the molecular basis of colistin resistance. Methods: Salmonella enterica and Escherichia coli were isolated from eggs and swine samples. Bacterial strains were screened for colistin resistance by using MIC determinations interpreted according to EUCAST recommendations. pmrAB genes were amplified by PCR from bacterial isolates and their sequences were characterized. Results: Nine colis… Read more

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