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3rd Theoretical and Practical School on Necropsy and Sampling for IBD by HIPRA UNIVERSITY

28 March 2017

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SOUTH AFRICA - The third edition of the HIPRA UNIVERSITY of poultry focused and specialized on theoretical and practical aspects of necropsy and infectious bursal disease (IBD), was held on the 15th and 16th of March in South Africa, at Velmoré Hotel Estate and at the facilities of the Faculty of Veterinary Science of the University of Pretoria.

The course brought together different leading professionals specialised in poultry production of South Africa, and it was held by: Professor Neil Duncan, Appointed Head of Veterinary Pathology at University of Pretoria, Mar Biarnés, Technical director at CESAC (Centre de Sanitat Avícola de Catalunya i Aragó, Spain), and Dr. Dario Zammerini, Hipra Corporate Group Product Manager for Gumboro.

The two days course included practical and theoretical aspects on necropsy technique in poultry as well as on: pathogenesis, epidemiology, control, monitoring, histopathology, and diagnostic interpretation of IBD. The first day of the course was completed with a practical session on diagnostic and control strategies against IBD in poultry.
The course is certified by the CPD Certification Service (an independent certifying body) and is part of the continuing education programme, HIPRA UNIVERSITY, which offers tailor-made solutions to veterinarians on training subjects.

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