The 18th conference of the World Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (WAVLD) will be held in Sorrento (Italy), from the 7th to 10th June 2017.

The meeting promotes the exchange of knowledge and experience in the scientific community interested in veterinary diagnostic laboratories, and allows researchers and experts to deal with technological innovations presented by the partecipating companies.

The conference is based on oral presentations on different topics, such as: standardization and validation of diagnostic tools, the health of wildlife from a “one health” point of view, the control and management of endemic diseases, food safety.

The presentations involving experts from the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie are:

  • Validation of automated colorimetric in situ hybridization (cish) to assess kappa (k) and lambda (l) light chain mrna expression in canine formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissues (Vascellari M., Melchiotti E., Carminato A.,Zanardello C., Mutinelli F.)
  • Active and passive surveillance for viral infections in insectivorous bats in Italy reaveal a wide variety of mammalian orthoreoviruses
    (Lelli D., Leopardi S., Prosperi A.,Moreno A., Chiapponi C.,Zecchin B., Priori P., Scaravelli D., Sozzi E., De Benedictis P., Lavazza A.)
  • How the laboratory can support the poultry industry for the control and management of mycoplasma synoviae infection: two field cases in broiler breeders
    (Moronato M.L., Tonellato F.R., Boscarato M., Fincato A., Gobbo F.)
  • Salmonella serovar distribution from veterinary sources in Italy, results of twelve years of activities of the it-enter-vet network
    (Mancin M., Barco L., Losasso C.,Belluco S., Cibin V., Ricci A.)
Full programme on the WAVLD 2017 website »