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22.03.2016

L. Dorofeyeva, specialist of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health”, subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor, took part in the advance training course “Quality Manager of an Accredited Laboratory (GOST ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 19011)” on February 1 – 11, 2016. The training was housed by the Academy of Standardization, Metrology and Certification.

In the course of the training D. Falkin, expert in laboratory accreditation, Head of Expert Organization and Director of LLC “Sodeystviye”  touched upon the following topics:

22.03.2016

Nicolay Vlasov, Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, Professor, made a short working visit to the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” branch in the Republic of Crimea. During the visit Nicolay Vlasov familiarized himself with the work of the Laboratory for Food Safety, inspected the third and fourth floors of the laboratory administrative building, where installation of clean rooms (medical climate modules) is nearly completed, discussed the work of the branch and its further perspectives.

22.03.2016

During the period from February 12 to February 17, 2016, seventy-five samples of food products of plant and animal origin were delivered for testing to the Laboratory for Chemical Analysis in the Testing Centre of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health”.

22.03.2016

8643 tests of livestock sera were performed in the Reference Laboratory for FMD Diagnosis of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” from January 18 to February 8, 2016. The tests were carried out within the framework of the Rosselkhoznadzor’s activities in the area of serological surveillance aimed at compliance with “WTO SPS Agreement on Russia’s WTO Accession for 2016”. Samples were collected from FMD vaccinated animals in a number of regions and from non-vaccinated animals in the surveillance zone.

22.03.2016

In recent years recombinant preparations for specific prevention of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) (vector vaccine) have been put into veterinary practice in the USA and many other countries. However, there are published reports that put in doubt the efficacy of the preparations. In this regard, examination of avian immune response to the ILT vector vaccine was considered as relevant.

22.03.2016

238 samples of plant and animal origin products and raw materials were submitted for testing to the Laboratory for Chemical Analysis of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” Testing Centre during the period from the 28th of January to the 11th of February, 2016.

22.03.2016

The stuff members of the Laboratory for Food Safety of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” branch in the Republic of Crimea, Ye. Kuzina, Head of the Laboratory, and A. Gurtovaya, Junior Researcher of the Sector for Microbiological Analysis (responsible for quality management system) participated in the advisory seminar “Accredited Laboratory Quality Assurance Manager. GOST ISO/IEC 17025, ISO 19011” held in Samara on February 1-11, 2016.

22.03.2016

According to the OIE data 421 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were reported in the world from February 1to February 29, 2016.

In Russia in February 2016 African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were registered in:

22.03.2016

According to the OIE data 87 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were reported in the world from February 13 to February 19, 2016.

In Russia over the past week African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were registered in:

22.03.2016

According to the OIE data 113 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were reported in the world from February 6 to February 12, 2016.

In Russia over the past week African swine fever (ASF) outbreak was registered in Penza, the Penza Oblast.

ASF outbreaks were also reported in Latvia (7), Ukraine (1) and Estonia (38).

29.02.2016

Svetlana Alexeyeva, Deputy Head of the Rosselkhoznadzor, visited the FGBI “ARRIAH” branch in the Republic of Crimea. During the visit Svetlana Alexeyeva examined the equipment of the laboratory for food product safety and inspected cleanroom installation (modular cleanfooms) performed during the reconstruction works. The short meeting with the management of the branch office was devoted to discussion of the institute’s activities, its facilities and resources, staffing, and salary.

29.02.2016

In accordance with “Programme of cooperation between the Rosselkhoznadzor laboratories” in the framework of the implementation and development of  project “Identification of geographical origin of livestock and poultry meat” the measurement methods “Isotopic determination of carbon and nitrogen in muscular tissues of animals and poultry using isotope ratio mass spectrometry” developed by the staff members of the Laboratory for Chemical Analysis of the Testing Centre of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor was appro

29.02.2016

Series of tests were performed by the staff members of the Reference Laboratory for Highly Dangerous Diseases of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor from the 25th till the 31st of January, 2016.

29.02.2016

In January 2016 a number of serological and molecular-biological tests for the infectious disease agent spread was carried out by the staff members of the Reference Laboratory for Bovine Diseases of the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor.

1665 serum samples obtained from cattle of different age and sex in different RF regions were tested using ELISA.

29.02.2016

A meeting of the Scientific board devoted to the Day of Russian Science was held in the conference hall of the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor on February 5, 2016. Members of the Scientific board, researches as well as honorary experts of the Centre took part in the meeting.