Category Archives: Tuberculosis

Zoonotic Tuberculosis, a public health challenge?

Bovine Tuberculosis: Challenges and Controversies (IV). The role of wildlife

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (III). Is vaccination an option?

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (II). Biological and non-biological context

Bovine tuberculosis: Challenges and controversies (I). A shared disease

Of goats, sheep and tuberculosis

Tuberculosis is one of the diseases with which we work at IRTA-CReSA. We can do this because we have a level 3 biocontainment unit that allows us to work directly and safely with the infectious agents that cause tuberculosis. Zoonoses like this, diseases that affect animals and people, are also one of the reasons that explain the existence of a research center like ours.

New doctoral thesis about the bovine tuberculosis in the herds

In mid-September, the PhD student of CReSA, Sintayehu Guta, read his doctoral thesis about the epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis.

New strategies to improve tuberculosis control in goats

Dr. Bernat Pérez de Val, researcher of CReSA, read his thesis titled “New vaccines and diagnostic strategies for the control of tuberculosis. The goat model”, where he studies the efficacy of new vaccines and diagnostic reagents to fight against this infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex bacteria, which possesses high rates of mortality and morbidity worldwide.