This course is designed for laboratory staff responsible for implementing diagnostic techniques. However, the courses also include interesting and informative modules of all aspects of ASFV and will therefore appeal similarly to those with a general interest in the virus pathogenicity and clinical disease, epidemiology and control. Like other eLearning courses provided by The Pirbright Institute, this course is prepared in English (UK) and will be available for purchase, with online material accessible.
What you need to know
- Cost: £150 payable via Paypal, Visa or Mastercard (local taxes will be added where applicable).
- Duration: The course is expected to take seven hours to complete. Once purchased, access to the online material is available for 30 days only.
The course will provide a thorough understanding of current diagnostic techniques for ASFV. The course will also discuss the clinical and pathological signs associated with ASFV infection, the transmission of ASFV, the molecular characterisation of the virus and the biosafety and biosecurity measures required in an ASF Laboratory.
The course comprises of the following modules:
|The African swine fever virus
|Pathogenesis and Spread of ASFV
|Clinical Diagnosis of ASF
|Introduction to ASF Laboratory Diagnosis
|Sample Dispatch and Receipt
|ASF Virus Detection
|An Introduction to Quality Management
|Biosafety and Biosecurity in the ASF Laboratory
A certificate will be awarded to individuals successfully completing all modules of the course.
About the trainers
The ASFV eLearning course was produced and reviewed by subject matter experts working at The Pirbright Institute.
How to apply
To purchase access to this course for one month please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Our training team will be in contact with you to arrange access to our online learning portal where you will be able to purchase the course using PayPal, Visa or Mastercard.