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IBD theoretical and practical courses on necropsy and sampling in Poland


Two new sessions of the theoretical and practical courses on necropsy and sampling in Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) were held for the first time in Poland on 26th and 27th March, at the Faculties of Veterinary Medicine at Wrocław University and the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, as part of the HIPRA University training programme.


These were the 7th and 8th in the series of HIPRA University courses on diagnosis and control of IBD. The course brought together different leading professionals specialising in poultry production in Poland.

The speakers were: Dr. Marcin Śmiałek, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Mar Biarnés, Technical director at CESAC (Centre de Sanitat Avícola de Catalunya i Aragó, Spain), Dr. Dario Zammerini, HIPRA Corporate Group Product Manager for Gumboro, and Hicham Fathi, HIPRA Regional Technical and Marketing Manager.


The sessions included theoretical and technical aspects of the technique of necropsy in birds, as well as aspects concerning the pathogenesisepidemiologycontrol and monitoring programmes and interpretation of diagnostic results in cases of IBD.


They were rounded off with practical examples of diagnosis and scheduling of vaccination against these diseases.


The courses are certified by the CPD Certification Service (an independent accreditation organization) and form part of the HIPRA University continuing education programme that offers tailor-made training solutions for veterinarians.

With these training courses, HIPRA strengthens its commitment to disease prevention in the poultry industry.