Piscirickettsia salmonis: SRS Workshop


Piscirickettsia salmonis: Salmonid rickettsial septicemia: SRS Current Knowledge & Future Directions

May 31, 2016
Maritime Heritage Centre
Campbell River, BC

Sponsored by:  Fisheries & Oceans Canada, BC Salmon Farmers Association, Pharmaq AS, Elanco Canada Ltd., Syndel Laboratories Ltd., Merck Animal Health Canada & BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Hosted by:  the BC Salmon Farmers Association

Agenda                               Final Report

Time Topic Speakers
9:00 – 9:15 Introduction & Opening Remarks Dr. Jim Powell (BC CAHS)
9:15 – 10:00 Cladistic relations of regional P. salmonis Dr. Henrik Duesund (Cermaq Group AS)
10:00 – 10:45 Issues & challenges in the BC salmon farming industry Dr. Barry Milligan (Cermaq Canada)
10:45 – 11:00 Break – coffee, snacks
11:00 – 12:00 SRS detection, presentation of surveillance data                Keith               Marty Dr. Gary Marty (BC MAL) /Dr. Ian Keith (DFO)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch – provided
1:00 – 1:30 Clinical methods of detection for P. salmonis Dr. Ahmed Siah (BC CAHS)
1:30 – 2:30 Epidemiological, clinical & pathological aspects of Salmonid rickettsial septicemia (SRS) in Chile Dr. Marcos Godoy (Ciba Chile)
2:30 – 2:45 Break – coffee, snacks
2:45 – 3:30 Vaccine update from Pharmaq Nils Steine (Pharmaq AS)
3:30 – 4:15 Moderated discussion on priorities Dr. Jim Powell (BC CAHS)





871A Island Hwy
Campbell River, BC
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