27 June 2019
On June 21, 2019, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in...

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2019 vesicular stomatitis virus situation report
Published on
27/06/2019
On June 21, 2019, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed a finding of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) infection (Indiana serotype) on a premises in Kinney County, Texas. VSV-Indiana serotype has not been diagnosed in the U.S. since 1998; all VSV cases from 2004-2016 have been VSV-New Jersey serotype. Horses on the index premises have met the case definition of infection with compatible clinical signs and virus isolation positive results. This is the 2019...
Contagious equine metritis, proficiency test 2019
Published on
11/06/2019
The Contagious equine metritis, proficiency test 2019 is available on LEILA website (https://leila.anses.fr/ PT code:19 CEM 04 . The procedure suggested to analyse PT samples are isolation & identification by culture method and genome detection by PCR according to OIE chapter 3.5.2 (Part diagnosis method/ sop on this website).
VSV, genome detection and characterisation, PT 2019
Published on
11/06/2019
Vesicular Stomatitis Virus, genome detection and characterisation, proficiency test 2019, available on LEILA website (https://leila.anses.fr/). The procedure suggested to analyse the PT samples is the "Real-time RT-PCR method for VSV genome detection and typing", available on the European Reference Equine website/ diagnosis method/ SOP  or other procedure for VSV genome detection and/or typing.
Workshops 2019 on Contagious equine metritis and Vesicular stomatitis
Published on
30/04/2019
Please save the date ! Two workshops are organised this year at Anses Maisons-Alfort - The Contagious equine metritis worshop will be held on October 3, 2019 - The Vesicular stomatitis workshop will be combined with the workshop on foot and mouth diseases organised by the new EURL for FMDV . These joint VSV and FMDV workshops will be held on October 7 and 8, 2019 .