OIE Collaborating Centre Reports
Activities in 2013
Title of Collaborating Centre:
Address of Collaborating Centre:
Training in Integrated Livestock and
Wildlife Health and Management
Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria
P/Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110
SOUTH AFRICA
Tel.:
+27 12 5298341
Fax:
+27 12 5298312
e-mail address:
website:
[email protected]
www.up.ac.za/vtd
Name of Director of Institute
(Responsible Official):
Name (including Title and
Position) of Head of the
Collaborating Centre (formally
OIE Contact Point):
Prof J.A.W. Coetzer
Name (including Title and
Position) of writer of this report
(if different from above)
Prof J.A.W. Coetzer
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Summary of activities specifically related to the mandate of
OIE Collaborating Centres
ToR:
To provide services to the OIE, in particular within the region, in the designated
specialty, in support of the implementation of OIE policies and, where required, seek for
collaboration with OIE Reference Laboratories
ToR:
To identify and maintain existing expertise, in particular within its region
1.
Activities as a centre of research, expertise, standardisation and dissemination of
techniques within the remit of the mandate given by the OIE
Disease control
Epidemiology, surveillance, risk assessment, modelling
Training, capacity building
Zoonoses
Wildlife
Avian diseases
Aquatic animal diseases
Animal welfare
Diagnosis, biotechnology and laboratory
Veterinary medicinal products
Vaccines
Food safety
Feed safety
Other (Name the category:
)
ToR:
To propose or develop methods and procedures that facilitate harmonisation of
international standards and guidelines applicable to the designated specialty
2.
Proposal or development of any procedure that will facilitate harmonisation of
international regulations applicable to the surveillance and control of animal diseases,
food safety or animal welfare
–
ToR:
To establish and maintain a network with other OIE Collaborating Centres designated
for the same specialty, and should the need arise, with Collaborating Centres in other
disciplines
ToR:
To carry out and/or coordinate scientific and technical studies in collaboration with
other centres, laboratories or organisations
3.
Did your Collaborating Centre maintain a network with other OIE Collaborating Centres
(CC), Reference Laboratories (RL), or organisations designated for the same specialty, to
coordinate scientific and technical studies?
Yes
Name of OIE CC/RL/other
organisation(s)
OIE Collaborating Centre for
Veterinary Training in
Epidemiology, Food Safety and
Animal Welfare
2
No
Location
Teramo,
Italy
Region of
networking Centre
Africa
Americas
Asia and Pacific
Europe
Middle East
Purpose
Discussion on OIE Twinning Project on
Animal Welfare between the Caporale
Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary
Science, University of Pretoria
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4.
Did your Collaborating Centre maintain a network with other OIE Collaborating Centres,
Reference laboratories, or organisations in other disciplines, to coordinate scientific and
technical studies?
Yes
No
ToR:
To place expert consultants at the disposal of the OIE.
5.
Did your Collaborating Centre place expert consultants at the disposal of the OIE?
Yes
No
ToR:
To provide, within the designated specialty, scientific and technical training to personnel
from OIE Member Countries
6.
Did your Collaborating Centre provide scientific and technical training, within the remit of
the mandate given by the OIE, to personnel from OIE Member Countries?
Yes
No
If the answer is yes, please provide the total number of trained persons for each of the following
categories:
a)
Technical visits: ................................................................
b)
Seminars: .........................................................................
c)
Hands-on training courses: .............................................. 53
d)
Internships (>1 month): ...................................................
ToR:
To organise and participate in scientific meetings and other activities on behalf of the
OIE
7.
Did your Collaborating Centre organise or participate in the organisation of scientific
meetings on behalf of the OIE?
Yes
No
ToR:
To collect, process, analyse, publish and disseminate data and information relevant to
the designated specialty
8.
Publication and dissemination of any information within the remit of the mandate given by
the OIE that may be useful to Member Countries of the OIE
(Indicate in the appropriate box the number by category)
a)
Articles published in peer-reviewed journals: ................. 29
Weyer C., Quan M., Joone J., Lourens C., MacLachlan N. & Guthrie A. (2013). African horse sickness
in naturally infected, immunised horses. Equine Veterinary Journal., 1101
Godfroid J., Al Dahouk S., Pappas G., Roth F., Matope G., Muma J., Marcotty T., Pfeiffer D. &
Skjerve E. (2013). A “One Health” surveillance and control of brucellosis in developing countries:
Moving away from improvisation. Comparitive Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.,
1846
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E. S. M. TUPPURAINEN, J. C. LUBINGA, W. H. STOLTSZ, M. TROSKIE, S. T. CARPENTER, J. A.W.
COETZER, E. H. VENTER, C.A.L. OURA. (2013). Mechanical transmission of lumpy skin disease virus
by Rhipicephalus appendiculatus male ticks.Epidemiology and Infection. Epidemiology and
Infection., 1891
M. Maas, A.L. Michel, V.P.M.G. Rutten. (2013). Facts and dilemmas in diagnosis of tuberculosis in
wildlife. (2013). Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases., 1961.
Alan J. Guthrie, N. James MacLachlan, Christopher Joone, Carina W. Lourens , Camilla T. Weyer,
Melvyn Quan, Mpho S. Monyai, and Ian A. Gardner. (2013). Diagnostic accuracy of a duplex realtime reverse transcription quantitative PCR assay for detection of African horse sickness virus.
Journal of Virological Methods., 3006.
Anak Agung Gde Putra, Katie Hampson, Janice Girardi, Elly Hiby, Darryn Knobel, I. Wayan
Mardiana, Sunny Townsend, and Helen Scott-Orr. (2013). Response to a Rabies Epidemic, Bali,
Indonesia 2008-2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 3607.
M. de Garine-Wichatitsky*, A.Caron, R. Kock, R. Tschopp, M. Munyeme, M. Hofmeyr and A. Michel.
(2013). A review of bovine tuberculosis at the wildlife–livestock–human interface in sub-Saharan
Africa. Epidemiology and Infection. 3610.
Sunny E. Townsend, I Putu Sumantra, Pudjiatmoko, Gusti Ngurah Bagus, Eric Brum, Sukanadi,
Darryn L. Knobel (24 authors). (2013). Designing Programs for Eliminating Canine Rabies from
Islands: Bali, Indonesia as a Case Study. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3949.
J. Godfroid, B. Garin-Bastuji, C. Saegerman & J.M. Blasco. (2013). Brucellosis in terrestrial wildlife.
Rev. sci. tech. Off. int. Epiz., 3950.
J. C. Lubinga • E. S. M. Tuppurainen • W. H. Stoltsz K. Ebersohn • J. A. W. Coetzer and E. H. Venter
(2013). Detection of lumpy skin disease virus in saliva of ticks fed on lumpy skin disease virusinfected cattle. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 3952.
Eeva S.M. Tuppurainena, Jimmy C. Lubinga, Wilhelm H. Stoltsz, Milana Troskie, Simon T. Carpenter,
Jacobus A.W. Coetzer, Estelle H. Venter, Chris A.L. Oura. (2013). Evidence of vertical transmission
of lumpy skin disease virus in Rhipicephalus decoloratus ticks. Tick and Tick-borne Diseases. 3961.
Darryn L. Knobel, Tiziana Lembo, Michelle Morters, Sunny E. Townsend, Sarah Cleaveland, and
Katie Hampson (editor Alan C. Jackson) (2013). Chapter 17: Dog Rabies and Its Control {Title of
Book: Rabies: Scientific Basis of the Disease and Its Management}. Chapter in Book. 3984.
Jose´ Fafetine1*, Luis Neves1,2, Peter N. Thompson3, Janusz T. Paweska4, Victor P. M. G. Rutten
and J. A. W. Coetzer. (2013). Serological Evidence of Rift Valley Fever Virus Circulation in Sheep and
Goats in Zambe´ zia Province, Mozambique. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 4107.
S. Pfitzer, R. Last,I. Espie and M. van Vuuren. (2013). Malignant Catarrhal Fever: An Emerging
Disease in the African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 4126.
F. Jori, L. Vial, M.L. Penrith, R. Perez-Sanchez, E.Etter, A. Albina, V. Michaud, F. Roger. (2013).
Review of the sylvatic cycle of African swine fever in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian ocean. Virus
Research. 4221.
Mary-Louise Penrith, Wilna Vosloo, Ferran Jori, Armanda Bastos. (2013). African swine fever
eradication in Africa. Virus Research. 4224.
G. R. Thomson, M.-L. Penrith, M. W. Atkinson, S. Thalwitzer, A. Mancuso, S. J. Atkinson and S. A.
Osofsky. (2013). International Trade Standards for Commodities and Products Derived from
Animals: The Need for a System that Integrates Food Safety and Animal Disease Risk Management.
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Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5257.
G. R. Thomson, M. -L. Penrith, M. W. Atkinson, S. J. Atkinson, D. Cassidy* and S. A. Osofsky. (2013).
Balancing Livestock Production and Wildlife Conservation in and around Southern Africa’s
Transfrontier Conservation Areas. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5258.
J. E. Crafford, C.W. lourens, I. A. Gardner, N. J. Maclachlan and A. J. Guthrie. (2013). Passive
transfer and rate of decay of maternal antibody against African horse sickness virus in South
African Thoroughbred foals. Equine Veterinary Journal. 5259.
Mamohale E. Chaisi, Michiel E. Janssens, Lieve Vermeiren, Marinda C. Oosthuizen, Nicola E. Collins,
Dirk Geysen. (2013). Evaluation of a Real-Time PCR Test for the Detection and Discrimination of
Theileria Species in the African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer). Plos One. 5261.
D. Morar, J. Schreuder, M. Mény, P. J. S. van Kooten, E. Tijhaar, A. L. Michel and V. P. M. G. Rutten.
(2013). Towards Establishing a Rhinoceros-Specific Interferon-Gamma (IFN-y) Assay for Diagnosis
of Tuberculosis. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5263.
F. Jori, M. Mokospasetso, E. Etter, S. Munstermann, S. H. Newman and A. Michel (2013).
Preliminary Assessment of Bovine Tuberculosis at the Livestock/Wildlife Interface in two Protected
Areas of Northern Botswana. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5265.
A. L. Michel, T. M. Hlokwe, I. W. Espie, M. van Zijll Langhout,*, K. Koeppel and E. Lane. (2013).
Mycobacterium tuberculosis at the Human/Wildlife Interface in a High TB Burden Country.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5266.
T. Angkawanish, D. Morar, P. van Kooten, I. Bontekoning, J. Schreuder, M. Maas, Wajjwalku, A.
Sirimalaisuwan, A. Michel, E. Tijhaar and V. Rutten. (2013). The Elephant Interferon Gamma Assay:
A Contribution to Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Elephants. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases.
5341.
Hani Boshra a, Thang Truong a, Charles Nfon a, Volker Gerdts b, Suresh Tikoo b,c, Lorne A. Babiuk,
Pravesh Kara e, Arshad Mather e, David Wallace e,f, Shawn Babiuk. (2013). Capripoxvirus-vectored
vaccines against livestock diseases in Africa. Antiviral Research. 5545.
J. M. Fafetine, A. Domingos, S. Antunes, A. Esteves, J. T. Paweska, J. A. W. Coetzer, V. P. M. G.
Rutten and L. Neves (2013). Generation and Characterization of Monoclonal Antibodies Against Rift
Valley Fever Virus Nucleoprotein. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 5578.
John D. Grewar, Camilla T. Weyer, Alan J. Guthrie, Pieter Koen, Sewellyn Davey, Melvyn Quan,
Dawid Visser, Esthea Russouw, Gary Bührmann. (2013). The 2011 outbreak of African horse
sickness in the African horse sickness controlled area in South Africa. JSAVA. 5670.
William C. Wilson, Marco Romito, Dane C. Jasperson, Hana Weingartl, Yatinder S. Binepal, Moabi R.
Malulekeb, David B. Wallace, Petrus Jansen van Vuren, Janusz T. Paweskaf. (2013). Development of
a Rift Valley fever real-time RT-PCR assay that can detect all three genome segments. Journal of
Virological Methods. 5680.
Jo E. B. Halliday, Darryn L. Knobel, Kathryn J. Allan, B. Mark de C. Bronsvoort, Ian Handel, Bernard
Agwanda, Sally J. Cutler, Beatrice Olack, Ahmed Ahmed, Rudy A. Hartskeerl (2013). Urban
Leptospirosis in Africa: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Leptospira Infection in Rodents in the Kibera
Urban Settlement, Nairobi, Kenya. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 5692.
b)
International conference presentations: ......................... 0
c)
National conference presentations: ................................ 0
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d)
Other: ............................................................................... 0
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