Opportunity for clinical and official laboratories to publish their data on animal pathogens

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  • July 16, 2021

The open-access journal Veterinary Sciences (ISSN 2306-7381, Impact factor: 2.304) has launched a new Special Issue entitled ” Antimicrobial Use and Resistance in Animals“ Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until Dec 15th, 2021. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers …

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Call for Virtual Mobility Grants

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  • July 12, 2021

Proposals should detail the budget for performing the activities, up to the maximum of 1,500 EUR per proposal. The call is now open until August 31. Applications will be submitted via e-cost. The application template is available in e-cost or  here.   This call will support applicants for strengthening the existing networks by allowing scientists to foster collaboration in a …

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WGs updates

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  • July 10, 2021

Working Group 1 Work is ongoing in WG1 continues on dissemination of two surveys. The Diagnostic procedures survey, aims to review and evaluate the methodology and interpretive criteria used by veterinary diagnostic laboratories across Europe for pathogen identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing. So far, the most responses for this survey came from France, UK and Turkey. We thank everyone who …

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Meet our leaders #10

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  • June 30, 2021

Dr. JONATHAN GÓMEZ-RAJA Science Communication Manager Chief Scientific Officer, FUNDESALUD, Government of Extremadura, Spain “Whatever we do in science, should be communicated, and NOT only disseminated. We need to explain to the public what we do as scientists to improve their life“ Dr. Gomez-Raja has a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Extremadura (Spain) and a Postdoc at the …

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ENOVAT surveys are open to get your feedback in veterinary medicine practices to avoid AMR

Treatment Guidelines, Diagnostic Procedures and Strain Databases surveys are ready for you and open until July 16th 2021.   The Diagnostic procedures survey, which needs to reach as many Veterinary Diagnostic laboratories in Europe as possible. This survey aims to review the methods and interpretive criteria used by veterinary diagnostic laboratories across Europefor bacterial pathogen identification, antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST), …

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ENOVAT just published a paper that reviews and evaluates the existing guidelines for rational Antimicrobial Use in Small-Animal Veterinary Practice in Europe

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  • April 13, 2021

Work led by Dr. Fergus Allerton in the frame of the ENOVAT guidelines initiative mapped and qualitatively assessed the Antimicrobial stewardship guidelines (ASGs) for antimicrobial use in cats and dogs in Europe. Country representatives of the European Network for Optimization of Veterinary Antimicrobial Treatment (ENOVAT) were asked to identify ASGs published in their countries. All collated ASGs updated since January …

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Meet our leaders #9

Prof. Jeroen DEWULF WG4 vice leader Full professor at Ghent University “The best way to reduce antimicrobial resistance is to avoid antimicrobial use through good biosecurity and infection prevention” Jeroen Dewulf is full professor in Veterinary Epidemiology at Ghent University Belgium. He has been conduction research for more than 20 years on antimicrobial use and resistance in animals as well …

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Working group 3 developed a survey for identifying currently missing veterinary species-specific clinical breakpoints

Did you know that the antibiogram report on many of the commonly used veterinary drugs are based on pharmacokinetics in people? Or species different from the ones you treat? This lack of species-specific data can negatively impact the reliability of veterinary susceptibility testing and lead to sub-optimal treatment decisions. We would like to invite you to tackle this problem with …

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An ENOVAT member just launched a free-access vehicle of education and raising awareness in animal health, animal welfare, and public health protection

The ENOVAT member and President of the European College of Veterinary Microbiology, Professor John Ikonomopoulos, would like to announce the family site www.drhippocrates.com/en, which is dedicated to the friends of veterinary science. The aim of the site is to become a free-access vehicle of education and raising awareness in animal health, animal welfare, and public health protection. Video presentations on …

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Diagnostic procedures and Strain database surveys

WG1 and WG2 have been working in several surveys that kindly ask you to respond as well as disseminate as you can (click on the links to respond) ENOVAT WG1-Diagnostic procedures survey. The Diagnostic Procedures Survey – is designed to get an insight into methodology and standards used by veterinary microbiological laboratories across Europe. If you want to take part …

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