CReSA, member of the Technical Board of CESAC

Natalia Majó, CReSA researcher has been named CReSA representative of the Technical Board of the Center of Bird-raising Health of Catalonia and Aragon (Centre de Sanitat Avícola de Catalunya i Aragó, CESAC).

The CESAC aims to provide health assistance by improving and protecting the avian production, an important patrimony for the society and economy. Also, permanently informs about the sanitary situation, to support the actions carried out by the poultry sector in Catalonia and Aragón in terms of production and commercialization of the products.

The functions of the Technical Board in sanitary matters in the poultry sector are, among others, rule proposal and legal proceedings, send reports of the sanitary campaigns started by the poultry sector, and prepare reports of the divulgation campaigns  carried out by the companies for the health improvement of the sector.

CReSA has a recognized scientific expertise on avian diseases. Natalia Major is coordinator of the research line in Pathogenesis, diagnosis, epidemiology and control of avian viral infections. The main objective of this line is to investigate different aspects of some of the most important viral infections of poultry, including avian influenza, infectious bursal disease, avian infectious bronchitis, etc. Besides basic research, this research line is aimed at the development and transfer of diagnostic techniques on the subject as well as epidemiological monitorization of the major viral diseases affecting flocks.

The Technical Board of CESAC comprises representatives of DAAM, CESAC, consultants and veterinarians in charge of poultry companies:

  • AGROFESA, Coop. d'IVARS
  • AGROTURIA
  • ARPISA
  • AVIAGEN
  • AVIGAN
  • CAG
  • CAGSA
  • CESAC
  • CReSA
  • CRUSVI
  • AAM
  • DGA
  • FAC
  • GEPESA
  • GRANJA EL PILAR
  • HUBBARD, SAS
  • INASUR – AVISELVA
  • ISA
  • NANTA
  • NATURALCRIA, S.L.
  • NUTRAL
  • NUTREX
  • OUS ROIG
  • PADESA
  • PINSOS BAGÀ
  • PONDEX
  • Procasa, S.A.
  • RECRIES GIRONINES
  • SADA
  • TEGASA
  • TERRAVANT
  • TROUW NUTRITION
  • URGASA
  • UVESA

Contact the representative of CReSA at the CESAC Technical Board:

Dr Natàlia Majó  Masferrer
Researcher. Coordinator of the research line on Pathogenesis, diagnosis, epidemiology and control of avian viral infections
Email: natalia.majo@cresa.uab.cat
Phone no. +34 935814563

More information about the research lines of CReSA:

http://www.cresa.cat/cresa3/default.asp?mod=strmenu21

More information about CESAC: http://www.cesac.org/

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