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The bTB eradication programme in Spain – the role of the EU Reference Laboratory

Conference in Seventh International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis

June 8th, 2022

de Juan L., Alvarez J., Bezos J., Romero B., Saez JL. and Dominguez L.

The presentation will discuss the main features of the bovine tuberculosis eradication programme in Spain including an overview of the current situation together with the strategic plan for future control and eradication. The evolution of this programme will be discussed as well as the key and scientific elements of the current scenario. Based on the lessons learned during the execution of the eradication programme in Spain in the last decades, the main challenges will be listed along with feasible actions that can be implemented in the near future. Moreover, the role of the European Union Reference Laboratory (EU-RL) for Bovine Tuberculosis as an actor contributing to the efforts devoted to eradicate this disease in the European Member States will be presented. The working programme, workshops, ring trials and training activities performed by the EU-RL will be discussed together with the role of the EU-RL within the Regulation 2016/429 (Animal Health Law).




Participants:

Universidad ComplutenseServicio de Micobacterias (MYC). Centro de Vigilancia Sanitaria Veterinaria (VISAVET). Universidad Complutense (UCM).

Universidad ComplutenseDepartamento de Sanidad Animal. Facultad de Veterinaria. Universidad Complutense (UCM).


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Seventh International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis


Seventh International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis
Jun 7th-10th, 2022
Galway
Ireland

TITLE: The bTB eradication programme in Spain – the role of the EU Reference Laboratory


TYPE: Oral communication


AUTHORS: de Juan L., Alvarez J., Bezos J., Romero B., Saez JL. and Dominguez L.


VISAVET PARTICIPANTS


First
Lucía de Juan Ferré
2nd
Julio Álvarez Sánchez
3rd
Javier Bezos Garrido
4th
Beatriz Romero Martínez
Last
Lucas Domínguez Rodríguez

DATE: June 8th, 2022


CITE THIS COMMUNICATION:

de Juan L., Alvarez J., Bezos J., Romero B., Saez JL. and Dominguez L. The bTB eradication programme in Spain – the role of the EU Reference Laboratory. Seventh International Conference on Mycobacterium bovis, University College Dublin, Galway, Ireland, June 8th, 2022. (Oral communication)


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