IFOP will broadcast Aquaculture Bacterial Resistance Surveillance Program  results via streaming
17 June, 2020

IFOP will broadcast Aquaculture Bacterial Resistance Surveillance Program results via streaming

June 24th, 2020 Periodista Gabriela.Gutiérrez

It is organized by IFOP Aquaculture Research Division.

Next Wednesday, June 24th, between 09:30 and 11:00, “ Surveillance of commonly used antimicrobials pathogen resistance in national salmon farming scientific research program closing workshop will be held online. ”Stage VI, developed by Fisheries Developmen Institute Hydrobiological Health Department.

The program, which began in 2014, aims to develop surveillance of the phenomenon of pathogens resistance to commonly used antimicrobials in national salmon farming.

The research is part of the Permanent Program executed by Fisheries Development Institute (IFOP), as established by the General Law of Fisheries and Aquaculture, through an agreement with Economy and Smaller Companies Undersecretariat , being the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Subpesca) its technical counterpart

The program has been developed focusing on two main themes. On one hand, validating and standardizing bacterial susceptibility evauation techniques against national salmon farming most used antimicrobials, for different pathogens that affect this productive sector, considering at this stage, in addition, criteria definition for correct analysis results.

On the other hand, the program carries out periodic samplings in farming centers from the Los Lagos Region to the Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Region, with producer companies support , establishing a bacterial resistance monitoring pilot program.

The event in particular considers, in addition to delivering current stage research program results , it also includes Undersecretariat for Fisheries and Aquaculture and the National Service for Fisheries and Aquaculture presentations performed by its representatives .

The workshop is open, will be held through MEET platform and has limited spaces upon registration.

Interested parties contact email: loreto.ovalle@ifop.cl

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