Involvement of Ardennes hunters in the national study on leptospirosis

November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019 FACE

Launched in 2013 by the “Entente de Lutte Interdépartementale contre les Zoonoses (ELIZ)” and “VétoAgroSup Lyon”, this national study on Leptospirosis aims to define mammals carrying different strains of the disease.

The study is conducted on 30 departments and 28 mammals based on the analysis of kidneys collected during hunting by the Hunters’ Federations.

Country: France
Starting date:
Species characteristics: Birds, Mammals (other than large carnivores)
Type of actions: Research and data collection
Leading partners: Fédération départementale des chasseurs des Ardennes, L?Entente de Lutte Interdépartementale contre les Zoonoses, VétoAgroSup Lyon

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