Training Course

Diagnosis of bluetongue and entomological techniques

Mon, 06/06/2016 to Fri, 17/06/2016

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

Transboundary Diseases

Mon, 20/11/2017 to Fri, 24/11/2017

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.

Diagnostic techniques for Capripoxviruses Training Course

Mon, 03/04/2017 to Thu, 06/04/2017

This is a practical laboratory-based course that is designed for laboratory technicians or those who are responsible for implementing diagnostic techniques for Capripoxviruses (CaPV) namely lumpy skin disease and sheep or goat pox, within their laboratory.  The course focuses on serological, molecular and virological diagnostic assays for Capripoxviruses.

Diagnosis of peste des petits ruminants Training Course

Mon, 24/10/2016 to Fri, 28/10/2016

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

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