The livestock sector organizes awareness lecture on brucellosis
The livestock sector organizes awareness lecture on brucellosis
3/26/2012 12:00 AM

The Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority�s livestock sector has recently organized an awareness lecture entitled �Epidemiology of brucellosis and characterization of Brucella isolation from livestock and humans in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi" presented by Dr. Maymona Abu Baker Mohammed, which was the subject of her Master's degree project obtained with her hard efforts and ADFCA�s support.

The lecture was attended by His Excellency Mubarak Ali Mohamed Al Mansouri, Executive Director of Agricultural Affairs at Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, and His Excellency Adel Al Zaabi, Executive Director of the livestock sector along with number ADFCA�s employees.

Dr. Maymona began her lecture with an introduction to the Brucellosis Epidemic Disease followed by a review of the results of epidemiological surveillance conducted on in the different animals.  She focused on the most important factors and causes that lead to infection and the spread of the disease in animals and humans, as well as the different methods of control and prevention in animals and humans to contain the disease and prevent its spread in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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