Vets Meet to Strengthen BSE Control Efforts

COLOMBIA – Some of South America’s foremost cattle veterinarians assembled in Santa Marta last week to discuss control protocols for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
calendar icon 12 June 2014
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Seven departments of the Caribbean region were represented at a training course which included detailed information on the nasal mucus of the disease.

Organised by the Colombian Agricultural Institute, the event has been part of a series of on-going efforts to improve knowledge transfer on the subject of BSE for fourteen years.

Meanwhile, Colombia remains one of only 25 countries where BSE is classed as negligible risk.

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