Tag Archives: Zoonosis

IRTA is involved in 2 projects funded by the Catalan Ministry of Health to fight COVID-19

The results of existing drugs against SARS-CoV-2 will be published in real time

IRTA, IrsiCaixa and Barcelona Supercomputing Center collaborate to find a coronavirus treatment and vaccine

One-step towards a new coronavirus vaccine

Les superfícies i els estris de cuina han d'estar netes.

Tips to avoid food poisoning at home

Trick, treat or salmonellosis?

Bovine Fascioliasis: Neglected Infectious Tropical Disease with Recent Re-Emergence in The Nile Delta of Egypt

Bovine fascioliasis is a parasitic infectious disease caused by the common liver fluke Fasciola spp (F. gigantica and F. hepatica). It result in significant economic losses due to reduction in milk production, loss of appetite and loss of weight, increase anthelmintic use and veterinary service. Additionally, it is one of the most common zoonotic parasitic diseases according to the World Health Organization in developing countries.

First detection of the circulation of West Nile Virus on a horse in Catalonia

For more than 12 years IRTA-CReSA has been carrying out the diagnosis and technical assessment of the West Nile virus surveillance program in Catalonia as a service by the Departament d’Agricultura, Ramaderia i Pesca (DARP). This program was initiated with the objective of detecting early the circulation of West Nile virus, a virus that can affect wild birds and equids and is transmitted by mosquito vectors to people.