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Poultry health course

09 April, 2018 to 09 April, 2018

This course is for veterinary surgeons, technical staff and managers from the poultry industry who wish to learn more about the nature, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of poultry. The course is also suitable for non-specialist graduates who wish to gain a thorough knowledge of the poultry sector while working towards the postgraduate awards in Agrifood.

Transboundary Diseases

23 April, 2018 to 23 April, 2018

This is a laboratory-based course that is designed for technicians who work within a diagnostic laboratory and are responsible for implementing and validating diagnostic techniques. This course is not suitable for research or group leaders.  The course focuses on transboundary disease diagnostic techniques comprising serological, molecular and virological assays, quality assurance and laboratory contingency planning. Applicants should have an understanding of virology and related methodologies.

Diagnosis of foot-and-mouth disease

This is a laboratory based course that is designed for laboratory staff or those who have a limited knowledge of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) and who will be responsible for implementing FMDV diagnostic techniques within the laboratory.  This course is not suitable for research or group leaders.  The course focuses on FMDV diagnostic techniques including serological, molecular and virological methods of detection. Participants should have an understanding of virology and related methodologies.

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