Pakistan-US Science and Technology Cooperation Program
Phase 7 (2017 Deadline)
Capacity building for vector-borne neglected diseases of livestock
US Partner: Frank Moore, University of Southern Mississippi
Pakistan Partner: Aneela Durrani, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore
This project will experimentally assess the risk of introduction of foreign pathogens from ticks that parasitize migrating birds. It will develop an antibody-based diagnostic assay for tick-borne neglected diseases of livestock and make this tool available for clinicians.