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New study investigating causes of disease in small-scale chicken flocks in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

A recent study investigating pathogens affecting chicken flocks has recently been published in the Poultry Science journal. The study, led by Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Van (ViParc research assistant of ViParc), investigated 61 diseased small-scale flocks and a total of 122 chickens. The team investigated a total of 5 bacteria, 4 viruses and the presence…
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16th January 2020 0

ViParc annual meeting held in Cao Lanh

On 22 November the 3rd Annual ViParc Meeting was held at Pho Sen Hotel in Cao Lanh (Dong Thap). The meeting was attended by veterinarians affiliated to the Sub-Department of Animal Health and Production, including the District Veterinary Authority and ViParc OUCRU researchers. In this meeting a large number of results were presenting ranging from…
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22nd November 2019 0

New ViParc study highlights the role of veterinary drug shops in antimicrobial stewardship in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

A new ViParc study has been recently published in the Antibiotics journal here. The study, entitled ‘Veterinary drug shops as main sources of supply and advice on antimicrobials for animal use in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam’, has been led by veterinary researcher Doan Hoang Phu. It includes research on all 93 veterinary drug shops…
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25th October 2019 0

ViParc participation in international workshop on AMR

Ha Noi City, Vietnam, 7-8 October 2019 ViParc researchers recently presented their work at the ‘One Health antimicrobial resistance research coordinating workshop’, held in Ha Noi from 7-8 October 2019. The workshop, organized by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Vietnam National Institute of Veterinary Research (NIVR), aimed…
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17th October 2019 0

ViParc participation in EW Seminar on AMR and Nutrition in poultry production

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam,  September 27th 2019 Two ViParc researchers, Juan J Carrique-Mas (principal investigator) and Nguyen Van Cuong (project co-ordinator) presented data on antimicrobial use and AMR in poultry production as part of the event ‘Production, Nutrition and Management’ – Mitigating AMR in poultry production’ organized by EW Nutrition and held on the 27…
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27th September 2019 0

New study on quality and labelling of antimicrobial products

ViParc researchers have recently published a study on the quality and labelling of antimicrobials used in chicken farming in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The study, lead by laboratory scientist Ms. Yen Nguyen Thi Phuong, tested the 20 most used antimicrobial products among a large cohort of chicken farmers that had previously been enrolled in…
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2nd August 2019 0

New Study Highlights Food-borne Hazards Associated with Consumption of Local Shrimps

A new study carried out by the ViParc team at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit has characterised the health hazards associated with the consumption of shrimps in Ho Chi Minh City. The study, led by Ms. Nguyen Thi Phuong Yen (ViParc laboratory scientist) investigated 40 different shrimp batches purchased across street markets and supermarkets, consisting…
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10th July 2019 0

Gastrointestinal Worms Cause Considerable Losses to Productivity of Chicken Flocks

A recent study on the impact of parasites in chicken flocks has published in Tropical Animal Health and Production. The study, led by Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Van (research assistant of ViParc), is the first study to characterize gastrointestinal helminths in small-scale commercial chicken flocks in the Mekong Delta. The study investigated a sample of…
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2nd July 2019 0

New Study Highlights Levels of Antimicrobial Usage in Chicken Flocks in the Mekong Delta

A recent published article in Frontiers in Veterinary Science of ViParc highlights the magnitude of antimicrobial use in chicken production in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The study, led by Nguyen Van Cuong (ViParc study co-ordinator), described all antimicrobials used and quantified their antimicrobial active ingredient content using different metrics. It was based on a…
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21st June 2019 0

ViParc Presentation at the 8th GREASE-Network Annual Meeting

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 28-30 May 2019 ViParc team members Doan Hoang Phu and Vu Thi Quynh Giao provided an update on the project at the 8th GREASE-Network Annual Meeting, organized in Ho Chi Minh City from 28-30 May. Their presentation focused on ViParc’s work with veterinary pharmacies in the Mekong Delta — an…
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30th May 2019 0