CReSA will collaborate in the avian influenza surveillance of wild birds for one year more

The Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Natural Environment of the Generalitat de Catalunya has published the annual surveillance programme of avian influenza. CReSA collaborates since 2006. (read more)

The surveillance programme 2011 follows the current directives of the Avian Influenza Surveillance Program in Spain, which includes all the Spanish regions in accordance with the European Union’s guidelines.

The objective of this programme is the avian influenza surveillance of poultry and wild birds in Catalonia. CReSA will collaborate in the surveillance of wild birds. CESAC (Centre de Sanitat Avícola de Catalunya i Aragó) will collaborate in the surveillance of poultry. Assays to detect avian influenza virus in wild birds from wildlife recovery centers showing clinical signs will be a main point.

For more information please contact:

Dr Anna Alba
Researcher
E-mail: ana.alba@cresa.uab.cat
Phone: +34 93.581.45.57

Download the Surveillance Program (Catalan): http://www20.gencat.cat/

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