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29.02.2016

On February 2, 2016 the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor was visited by Nikolay Agurbash, President of OOO “Mortadel”, founder of a non-governmental pigeon breeding farm “Nikolayevskiye golubi”. The visit aimed at approving a plan on scientific-technical cooperation with the FGBI “ARRIAH” on issues related to the disease freedom of the pigeon breeding farm.

29.02.2016

On January 26, 2016 staff members of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor visited the 21st International Trade and Industrial Exhibition “MVC : CEREALS – MIXED FEED – VETERINARY - 2016” which was held in Pavilions 75 and 69, Exhibition of Economic Achievements (VDNKh), Moscow. More than 280 companies from 23 European countries, Asia, North America and 44 RF regions took part in the exhibition.

29.02.2016

Two samples of animal’s brains were tested for rabies in the Rosselhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH” “Federal Centre for Animal Health” in January 2016. The samples had been received from the Vladimir Oblast in the framework of the national program.

The material was tested by FAT method in the FGBI “ARRIAH”. As the result of tests two new cases of animal rabies were detected in the Vladimir Oblast. Rabies was detected in foxes from the Sobinsky Raion.

29.02.2016

According to the OIE 443 outbreaks of highly dangerous diseases were reported in the world in 2016.

Two ASF outbreaks were reported in Penza and Pskov Oblasts of Russia. ASF outbreaks were also reported in Ukraine (4), Latvia (98), Lithuania (12), Poland (4), and Estonia (116).

29.02.2016

According to the OIE 102 outbreaks of highly dangerous diseases were reported in the world from January 30 till February 5, 2016.

Bluetongue outbreak was registered in Ecuador (1) which had been previously free from this disease. New outbreaks of bluetongue continue to be recorded in France (6).

In the territory of Russia ASF outbreak was reported in the Pskov Oblast (1). Besides, ASF was registered in Estonia (31), Lithuania (8) and Latvia (19).

02.02.2016
  • In December 2015, microbiology experts from the Testing Centre of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” participated in 3 rounds of interlaboratory comparisons (ILC) organized by the FGBI “CSMVL”. The following criteria were tested:

    – determination of the sample compliance (dry milk and beef ash) with radiation safety criteria;

    – bacteriological tests of feed (detection of E.coli, Proteus mirabilis);

02.02.2016

Laboratory for Epidemiology and Monitoring of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” completed serological studies performed under the Rosselkhoznadzor Order No. 832 of December 31, 2014 “On Laboratory Tests within the Rosselkhoznadzor Measures Taken in 2015 to Comply with WTO SPS Agreement at the RF Accession to the WTO”. According to the Order antibodies against the agents of highly dangerous animal diseases, i.e. avian influenza and Newcastle disease were tested in poultry sera.

02.02.2016

On January 25, 2016 delegation of leading veterinary experts from the Republic of Korea visited the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “ARRIAH”.

The visit was aimed at the discussion of prospects for collaboration in FMD control in Korea, evaluation of the current global epidemic situation on highly dangerous animal diseases as well as at the discussion of a number of other topical animal health issues.

02.02.2016

A number of tests were carried out by the members of the Reference Laboratory for Highly Dangerous Animal Diseases of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” from the 11th to the 17th of January, 2016.

02.02.2016

A number of tests were carried out by the members of the Reference Laboratory for Highly Dangerous Animal Diseases of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” from the 18th to the 24th of January, 2016.

02.02.2016

891 livestock blood serum samples were tested by the Reference Laboratory for FMD diagnosis within the FGBI “ARRIAH” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor in the first half of January 2016. Samples were taken from FMD vaccinated cattle in the Kurgan Oblast on 20-23 day after the vaccination.

Test results demonstrated 94.3-97.3% of immunized animals out of the cattle examined in this region which is indicative of high efficiency of the vaccination program (OIE Terrestrial Animal Health Code, 2015, Article 8.8.40).

02.02.2016

The staff members of the Laboratory for Microbiological Testing within the FGBI “Federal Center for Animal Health” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor took part in two rounds of international proficiency tests organized by FAPAS (Great Britain).

          Coded samples were tested for Salmonella presence and for the yeast and mold fungi cell number using conventional methods.

02.02.2016

Joint meeting between the Rosselkhoznadzor Administrations for Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Kostroma and Ivanovo Oblasts on results of work carried out in 2015 was held in the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health”, subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor, on January 25, 2015.

Tatyana Balagula, Head of the Directorate for Domestic Veterinary Surveillance, welcomed the participants.

02.02.2016

On February 15 – 17, 2016 a new trade fair serving the poultry, aquaculture and dairy industries in the Middle East, Africa, India and Central Asia, VIV MEA 2016, will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Company (ADNEC) within the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA).

02.02.2016

According to the OIE 196 outbreaks of highly dangerous diseases were reported in the world on January 1-15, 2016. ASF outbreaks were reported in Ukraine (3), Poland (2), Lithuania (6), Estonia (76), and Latvia (53).

Veterinary Services of Iran and South Korea informed about 1 FMD outbreak in each country.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks have been reported in Taiwan (10), France (6), Nigeria (23), Hong Kong (1), and Vietnam (4).