212018sep

Video “Conflict and cooperation: the control of infectious disease”

Vector-borne infections are transmitted from an infected and infectious vertebrate host to another via intermediary hematophagous arthropods. The incidence of vector-borne diseases is a growing burden worldwide accounting for over 20% of emerging infectious diseases recorded during 1940-2004.Ticks are second to mosquitoes as vectors of human pathogens, and economically important ectoparasites of domestic and wild…

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262018jun

Un producto a base de micobacterias inactivadas por calor controla la tuberculosis… en peces

El grupo SaBio del IREC (Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha & CSIC) viene estudiando el uso de bacterias Mycobacterium bovis incativadas para proteger jabalíes y otros mamíferos frente a la tuberculosis. Los resultados de un reciente estudio demuestran que el mismo producto, administrado por inmersión a peces cebra, los protege contra la enfermedad causada…

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