We are proud to welcome the newest IGA institutional member, the National Veterinary Institute (Statens Veterinärmedicinska Anstalt or SVA).
SVA is a Swedish governmental institution a national authority in veterinary medicine, providing expert advice and working for good animal and human health. Veterinarians and animal owners are key groups in detecting diseases and they work in close co-operation with both.
SVA works mainly with infectious diseases, both endemic and epizootic diseases and zoonosis. They are also Sweden’s largest laboratory services for animals. They communicate to animal owners, veterinarians, and the society, do research and provide advisory services, mainly for field veterinarians, but also for farmers.
SVA works to strengthen diagnostic activities and preparedness by developing diagnostic methods and laboratory products. Bacterial diagnostics, substrate products and cell culture media are mainly prepared for SVA´s own diagnostics.
SVA is also involved in the surveillance of many infectious diseases: http://www.sva.se/globalassets/redesign2011/pdf/om_sva/publikationer/surveillance-2016-w.pdf
For more information, visit their website: http://www.sva.se or http://www.sva.se/en
Or contact them directly at:
Statens Veterinärmedicinska Anstalt
Ulls väg 2B, 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
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