Project & Research

Seroprevalence and identification of associated risk factors of Q-fever (Coxiellaburnetii) in ruminants, an emerging zoonotic disease in Bangladesh

 

1.     Title:Seroprevalence and identification of associated risk factors of Q-fever (Coxiellaburnetii) in ruminants, an emerging zoonotic disease in Bangladesh

2.     Implementation faculty/Department/Institute:Department of Pathology and Parasitology,Faculty of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Khanpura, Babugonj, Barisal-8210

 

3.     Name of the SPM/PI/Director:PI : Prof. Dr. KhondokerJahengir Alam

 

4.      Research area/Field:Livestock (Zoonotic disease)

5.      Objectives:

i)                 Sero-prevalence of Q-fever in ruminants and farm workers by iELISA in different areas of Bangladesh.

ii)                Determination of the presence of CoxiellaburnetiiDNA in seropositive of raw milk from ruminants and sera (both animal and human).

iii)               Identification of risk factors for Q-fever in Bangladesh

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7.     Implementation Status

Commencement:

Completion:

Ongoing: Ongoing

8.     Funding Source: BARC-NATP-2 (USAID AND GoB), Farmgate, Dhaka-1215