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New strategies for diagnosis and control of bovine, ovine and caprine brucellosis

Analysis of new approaches for the control of animal brucellosis using available vaccines, and evaluation of current strategies for disease control. Development of new tools for early detection of the pathogen using molecular techniques.


  • Development of new routes of vaccination for control of small ruminants brucellosis
  • Analysis of vaccination strategies for control of animal brucellosis
  • Development of tools for detection and quantification of Brucella spp. in clinical samples

Start date: January 1st, 2009

Head of the research line:
Pérez Sancho, Marta

VISAVET unit involved:

•  Neglected and Emerging Diseases Unit (NED)

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