News

02.12.2014

The staff members of the Laboratory for Chemical Analysis within the Testing Centre of the FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor took part in the round of the proficiency testing organized by Food Analysis Performance Assessment Scheme (FAPAS) devoted to identification of toxic elements in liver using mass spectrometry with inductively coupled plasma.

02.12.2014

According to the data from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) 1,321 outbreaks of animal highly dangerous diseases were registered during a period from 22 till 28 November 2014.

New outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) were reported from Russia (2 outbreaks in the Kaluga Oblast: settlement of Lopatino, Tarusa Raion, and village of Zavorovo, Zhukovsky Raion), Latvia (6), Lithuania (3) and Poland (1).

27.08.2014

7,896 sera samples taken from the vaccinated population in the RF buffer zone and 2,205 samples from the Kyrgyz Republic were tested in the Reference laboratory for FMD diagnosis located in the FGBI ARRIAH “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinated to the Rosselkhoznadzor in July, 2014.

19.08.2014

162 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were registered in the world from August 9 to 15, 2014, according to the OIE data.

14.08.2014

From July 1 to August 1, 2014, 582 samples of food, plant and animal raw materials and animal feed were submitted to the Testing Center of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate Federal Centre for Animal Health.

14.08.2014

Post-graduate center of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” started entrance examinations which will last until August 20, 2014.

This year 5 applications were submitted for the full-time post graduate study. In view of new RF Education Law enforcement, since this year post-graduate studies have become the third level of higher education. Magisters and Specialists are allowed for entrance to the post-graduate center.

11.08.2014

In July 2014 the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” received the official confirmation of its listing in the institutional Testing Center (TC) in the National section of the Unified Register of Certification Authorities and Testing Laboratories (Centers) of the Customs Union.

07.08.2014

According to the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) 428 highly dangerous animal diseases were reported all over the world in July 2014.

In Russia new African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks were reported in the following regions: Pskov Oblast – 8, Kaluga Oblast – 6, Smolensk Oblast – 4, Novgorod and Voronezh Oblasts – 2, Tula Oblast – 1. Twenty-four ASF outbreaks were reported in Latvia, 6 – in Poland, 1 – in Lithuania.

07.08.2014

Alexey Mischenko, Deputy Head on Research and Monitoring of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” acted as an FMD expert during the webinar “FMD Vaccine Selection” organized on August 4, 2014 by FAO/EuFMD (The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/ European Commission for the Control of Foot-and- Mouth Disease) for the participants of Roadmap for FMD Control in Western Eurasia.

05.08.2014

Based on the OIE data 36 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were registered in the world from 5 to 11 of July, 2014.

Nine outbreaks of African swine fever were registered in Russia. Latvia officially confirmed four ASF outbreaks and two CSF outbreaks. A CSF outbreak was also registered in Mongolia.  

23.07.2014

Due to development of duck production in Russia it has become necessary to control duck diseases such as duck virus hepatitis (DVH) which is the most economically important disease.

DVH is a highly contagious disease characterized by liver lesions and high lethality of ducklings. DHAV-1 is the most widely distributed and important serotype for disease diagnostics and prevention.

22.07.2014

According to the World Animal Health Organization 106 outbreaks of highly dangerous animal diseases were reported in the world during the period from July 12 to July 18, 2014.

African swine fever outbreaks were reported in Russia (3 outbreaks), Latvia (8 outbreaks) and Poland (4 outbreaks).

21.07.2014

In June 2014, members of the Reference laboratory for cattle diseases of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” recieved positive results in interlaboratory comparisons (IC) organized by GD Animal Health. Participation in the IC made it possible to test performance of test kits and validate analytical methods.

Testing procedure included two stages:

1.      detection of paratuberculosis antibodies in milk and/or blood sera;

21.07.2014

During the period from June 30 to July 9, 2014 and according to the Program of Epidemic Surveillance of the Kyrgyz Republic implemented prior to its accession to the Customs Union and Common Economic Space Alexey Borisov and Svetlana Kremenchugskaya, officers of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health”, participated in veterinary inspection mission of areas bordering the Republic of Kazakhstan (Chuyskaya, Issyk-Kulskaya and Talasskaya Oblasts).

14.07.2014

Reference laboratory for avian diseases of the Rosselkhoznadzor subordinate FGBI “Federal Centre for Animal Health” once again participated in the international comparisons (IC) organized by the Dutch Animal Health Service, Deventer (R&D GD), Netherlands.