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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA)

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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AW1144: Evaluation of Meat Chicken Regulations
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2014, Cost £296,400
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
On-Farm, Poultry, Welfare
 
 
SE1867: Inoculation of BARBs into transgenic mice to examine differences to BSE cases born before and after feed bans
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2016, Cost £450,630
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Transmissibility of the spongiform encephalopathies
Keywords:  
BSE
 
 
SE2204: Understanding the molecular mechanisms and risk factors for highly pathogenic avian influenza evolution and virulence
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2016, Cost £536,886
Keywords:  
 
 
SE3045: An exploration of factors that influence the expansion of the area affected by endemic bTB
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £602,910
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Understanding causes of TB breakdown in cattle herds
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE3273: Systems for sample collection (blood and urine) from unanaesthetised badgers for diagnostic purposes
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £197,683
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Developing improved control strategies for TB in cattle and badgers
Keywords:  
Diagnosis, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE3277: Fertility control in badgers
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2011 To 2015, Cost £387,568
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Developing improved control strategies for TB in cattle and badgers
Keywords:  
Control, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE3280: Optimisation of sampling strategies for improving sensitivity of M. bovis detection by PCR
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2014, Cost £467,353
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Developing improved control strategies for TB in cattle and badgers
Keywords:  
Diagnosis, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE3281: Research and development towards novel field-based approaches to the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis in badgers.
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £898,518
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Developing improved control strategies for TB in cattle and badgers
Keywords:  
Diagnosis, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE3282: Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF assay for the diagnosis of TB in badgers
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2013, Cost £59,403
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Developing improved control strategies for TB in cattle and badgers
Keywords:  
Diagnosis, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Tuberculosis
 
 
SE4112: Development of research tools to support arthropod-borne virus investigation
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2012 To 2015, Cost £457,091
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Vector Borne Diseases
Keywords:  
Viruses
 
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