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Spotted lanternfly (SLF) is an invasive insect that has spread throughout Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. SLF feeds on the plant sap of many different plants including grapevines, maples, black walnut, and other important plants in PA. If you see SLF, help us stop it in its tracks! To report a sighting, use our reporting tool below or call our hotline at 1-888-422-3359.
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Why You Should Care
SLF is a serious invasive pest with a healthy appetite for our plants and it can be a significant nuisance, affecting the quality of life and enjoyment of the outdoors. If not contained, spotted lanternfly potentially could drain Pennsylvania’s economy of at least $324 million annually, according to a study carried out by economists at Penn State. The spotted lanternfly uses its piercing-sucking mouthpart to feed on sap from over 70 different plant species. It has a strong preference for economically important plants including grapevines, maple trees, black walnut, birch, willow, and other trees. The feeding damage significantly stresses the plants which can lead to decreased health and potentially death.
As SLF feeds, the insect excretes honeydew (a sugary substance) which can attract bees, wasps, and other insects. The honeydew also builds up and promotes the growth for sooty mold (fungi), which can cover the plant, forest understories, patio furniture, cars, and anything else found below SLF feeding.
Where is SLF Found?
SLF is currently found in 51 counties in Pennsylvania, all of which are under a state-imposed quarantine. The quarantine is in place to stop the movement of SLF to new areas within or out of the current quarantine zone and to slow its spread within the quarantine. The quarantine affects vehicles and other conveyances, plant, wood, stone products and outdoor household items. Counties within the quarantine zone include: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Union, York, Washington, Wayne, and Westmoreland.
In addition to Pennsylvania, SLF is also found in New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and West Virginia. Do your part to slow the spread by complying with the SLF quarantine relations.
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Quarantine Compliance and Permits
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Does Your Business Need a Spotted Lanternfly Permit?
Find out if your business or organization is required to have a spotted lanternfly permit in Pennsylvania.
Online Permit Training: Pennsylvania
Penn State Extension worked with PDA in developing a self-paced, “train the trainer” online course to train designated employees — usually an owner, manager, or supervisor — within a company on how to comply with the quarantine regulations. Once a designated employee passes the course, they will receive from PDA the requested number SLF permits for company vehicles. For more information regarding whether your company needs a permit, please visit the PDA website.
Online Permit Training: Additional States
Penn State Extension has also partnered with surrounding states in the mid-atlantic region to offer an online permit training course for their state. The courses follow the same «train the trainer» format as Pennsylvania, but the content is tailored to the particular state’s SLF regulations. Upon successful course completion, permits are then issued by the state’s Department of Agriculture. Choose to take the permit training for the state in which your business is headquartered, or, if located outside the available states, choose the state in which you operate most business. A permit is required from only one of the available states, and reciprocity between states is honored.
In-person Permit Training
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture along with Penn State Extension are hosting training and testing sessions for business owners, managers, or supervisors who do not have access to the online spotted lanternfly permit course. During this course, you will learn what the spotted lanternfly is, the spotted lanternfly lifecycle, how to safeguard commodities, and how to properly discard of the spotted lanternfly nymphs, adults, and egg masses. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a spotted lanternfly permit.
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If you have already taken and passed the permit course and need to train the rest of your business on how to comply with permit requirements, these PowerPoint presentations (available in English and Spanish) can help you.
Quarantine Compliance for Residents
As a resident not traveling on business, you can do your part to help stop this invader! Before you travel or move any items stored outdoors within or out of the quarantine area, check for and remove all stages of spotted lanternfly.
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Symptoms, Causes, Types, Treatment, Risks, Vaccine
Meningitis is an inflammation of the fluid and three membranes (meninges) surrounding your brain and spinal cord.
The most common causes of meningitis are viral and bacterial infections. Other causes may include:
- drug-induced reactions
Some viral and bacterial meningitis are contagious. They can be transmitted by coughing, sneezing, or close contact.
The symptoms of viral and bacterial meningitis can be similar in the beginning. However, bacterial meningitis symptoms are usually more severe. The symptoms also vary depending on your age.
Viral meningitis symptoms
Viral meningitis in infants may cause:
- decreased appetite
- respiratory symptoms
In adults, viral meningitis may cause:
- stiff neck
- sensitivity to bright light
- nausea and vomiting
- decreased appetite
- altered mental state
Bacterial meningitis symptoms
Bacterial meningitis symptoms develop suddenly. They may include:
- altered mental status
- sensitivity to light
- stiff neck
- purple areas of skin that resemble bruises
Seek immediate medical attention if you experience these symptoms. Bacterial and viral meningitis can be deadly. There’s no way to know if you have bacterial or viral meningitis just by judging how you feel. Your doctor will need to perform tests to determine which type you have.
Fungal meningitis symptoms
Symptoms of fungal meningitis resemble the other types of this infection. These may include:
- sensitivity to light
- neck stiffness
- a general sense of being unwell
- confusion or disorientation
Chronic meningitis symptoms
You’re diagnosed with chronic meningitis when your symptoms last for longer than 4 weeks.
The symptoms of chronic meningitis are similar to other forms of acute meningitis, but can sometimes develop slower.
One of the later signs that one bacterial cause of meningitis, Neisseria meningitidis, is in your bloodstream is a faint rash on your skin.
The bacteria from a meningococcal meningitis infection reproduce in your blood and target cells around the capillaries. Damage to these cells leads to capillary damage and mild blood leaks. This shows up as a faint pink, red, or purple rash. The spots may resemble tiny pinpricks and are easily mistaken as a bruise.
As the infection worsens and spreads, the rash can become more obvious. The spots will grow darker and larger.
People with darker skin may have a harder time seeing a meningitis rash. Lighter areas of skin, such as the palms of hands and the inside of the mouth, may show signs of a rash more easily.
Not every rash looks the same. See photos of meningitis rashes to understand how this symptom might occur.
Viral and bacterial infections are the most common causes of meningitis. There are several other forms of meningitis. Examples include cryptococcal, which is caused by a fungal infection, and carcinomatous, which is cancer-related. These types are less common.
Viral meningitis is the most common type of meningitis. Viruses in the Enterovirus category cause about 52 percent of cases in adults and 58 percent of cases in infants. These are more common during the summer and fall, and they include:
- coxsackievirus A
- coxsackievirus B
Viruses in the Enterovirus category cause about 10 to 15 million infections per year, but only a small percentage of people who get infected will develop meningitis.
Other viruses can cause meningitis. These include:
- West Nile virus
- herpes viruses
- Coltivirus, which causes Colorado tick fever
Viral meningitis typically goes away without treatment. However, some causes do need to be treated.
Bacterial meningitis is contagious and caused by infection from certain bacteria. It can be fatal if left untreated. About 1 in 10 people who get bacterial meningitis die, and 1 in 5 have serious complications. This can be true even with proper treatment.
The most common types of bacteria that cause bacterial meningitis are:
- Streptococcus pneumoniae, which is typically found in the respiratory tract, sinuses, and nasal cavity and can cause what’s called “pneumococcal meningitis”
- Neisseria meningitidis, which is spread through saliva and other respiratory fluids and causes what’s called “meningococcal meningitis”
- Listeria monocytogenes, which are foodborne bacteria
- Staphylococcus aureus, which is typically found all over the skin and in the nasal passages, and causes “staphylococcal meningitis”
Fungal meningitis is a rare type of meningitis. It’s caused by a fungus that infects your body and then spreads from your bloodstream to your brain or spinal cord.
People with a weakened immune system are more likely to develop fungal meningitis. This includes people with cancer or HIV.
The most common funguses related to fungal meningitis include:
- Cryptococcus, which is inhaled from dirt or soil that is contaminated with bird droppings, especially pigeons and chickens, or rotting vegetation.
- Blastomyces, another type of fungus found in soil, particularly in the Midwestern United States.
- Histoplasma, which is found in environments that are heavily contaminated with bat and bird droppings, especially in the Midwestern States near the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
- Coccidioides, which is found in soil in specific areas of the U.S. Southwest and South and Central America.
This type of meningitis is less common than viral or bacterial meningitis, and it’s caused by parasites that are found in dirt, feces, and on some animals and food, like snails, raw fish, poultry, or produce.
One type of parasitic meningitis is rarer than others. It’s called eosinophilic meningitis (EM). Three main parasites are responsible for EM. These include:
- Angiostrongylus cantonensis
- Baylisascaris procyonis
- Gnathostoma spinigerum
Parasitic meningitis is not passed from person to person. Instead, these parasites infect an animal or hide out on food that a human then eats. If the parasite or parasite eggs are infectious when they’re ingested, an infection may occur.
One very rare type of parasitic meningitis, amebic meningitis, is a life-threatening type of infection. This type is caused when one of several types of ameba enters the body through the nose while you swim in contaminated lakes, rivers, or ponds. The parasite can destroy brain tissue and may eventually cause hallucinations, seizures, and other serious symptoms. The most commonly recognized species is Naegleria fowleri.
Non-infectious meningitis is not an infection. Instead, it is a type of meningitis that’s caused by other medical conditions or treatments. These include:
- a head injury
- brain surgery
- certain medications
This classification is given to cases of meningitis that last longer than 4 weeks.
The causes of chronic meningitis can be fungi, rheumatological conditions, and cancer, among others. Treatment for chronic meningitis is directed at treating the cause (i.e., managing rheumatoid arthritis).
Each type of meningitis has a slightly different cause, but each ultimately acts in the same way: A bacterium, fungus, virus, or parasite spreads through the body (via the bloodstream, nerve endings, or even a dormant reactivation in the nervous system) until it reaches the brain, or spinal cord. There, it sets up in the lining or fluids around these vital body parts and starts developing into a more advanced infection.
Non-infectious meningitis is the result of a physical injury or other condition; it doesn’t involve an infection.
Yes, there is a vaccine for several types of bacterial meningitis. Meningococcal meningitis, caused by Neisseria meningitidis, is one version for which vaccines are available. While viral meningitis is more common, bacterial meningitis can be more dangerous if it’s not diagnosed and treated quickly.
For that reason, the two primary vaccines for meningitis are for bacterial causes:
- The meningococcal conjugate, or MenACWY vaccine (often called by brand names such as Menactra, Menveo, and MenQuadfi) features a vaccine that targets four of the most common types of bacterial serotypes. It lasts longer and offers greater protection, especially if you maintain booster shots.
- The Serogroup B meningococcal, or MenB, vaccine targets one specific strain, and its protection window is much shorter. Only certain populations are recommended to get this vaccine.
Side effects of a meningitis vaccine can include:
- soreness, redness, and burning at the injection site.
- a low-grade fever for a day or two following the injection
- joint pain
These side effects should subside in 3-7 days.
Who should get the MenACWY vaccine?
The CDC recommends the MenACWY vaccine for:
- Children ages 11 to 12 years old, with a booster dose at 16 years old
- All children and adults who may be at an increased risk of meningococcal disease
Who should get the MenB vaccine?
The CDC recommends that anyone 10 years old or older who is at an increased risk for meningococcal disease get the MenB vaccine.
While most younger children and adults do not need a meningitis vaccine, the CDC recommends it for the following conditions:
- certain medical conditions
- individuals who work with bacteria for their job
- planned travel to areas where meningitis is common
- anyone who has an increased risk of infection due to an outbreak of meningococcal disease
Talk to your doctor about the proper time to have your child vaccinated for meningitis, as well as yourself, if you fall into any of the categories above.
Your treatment is determined by the cause of your meningitis.
- Bacterial meningitis requires immediate hospitalization. Early diagnosis and treatment will prevent brain damage and death. Bacterial meningitis is treated with intravenous antibiotics and steroids. There’s no specific antibiotic for bacterial meningitis. It depends on the bacteria involved.
- Fungal meningitis is treated with antifungal agents.
- Parasitic meningitis may either involve treating just the symptoms or attempting to treat the infection directly. Depending on the cause, this type may get better without antibiotic treatment. If it worsens, however, your doctor may try to treat the infection itself.
- Viral meningitis may resolve on its own, but some causes of viral meningitis will be treated with intravenous antiviral medications.
- Chronic meningitis is treated by treating the underlying cause first, such as a fungal infection or an autoimmune issue such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Several types of meningitis are not contagious. Fungal, parasitic, and non-infectious meningitis are not contagious.
Viral meningitis is contagious. It’s spread through direct contact with body fluids, including mucus, feces, and saliva. Droplets of infected fluid can be spread and shared with sneezing and coughing. You do not have to come into direct contact with an infected person to pick up this infection.
Bacterial meningitis, the most serious form of meningitis, can also be contagious, especially if it’s meningococcal meningitis. It’s spread through extended contact with an infected person. Schools, daycare centers, military barracks, hospitals, and college dorms are prime locations for sharing this infection.
Some types of meningitis are spread through person-to-person contact, but not all. Learn more about the types that are contagious and how you can avoid them.
Babies who develop meningitis may show different signs and symptoms of an infection than adults. These symptoms can include:
- body or neck stiffness
- high-pitched crying
- inconsolable behaviors
- sleepy and difficulty waking
- irritable and grumpy
- doesn’t feel well and has a weak suck during breastfeeding
Viral meningitis can be common in infants. It can develop as a result of unmanaged colds, cold sores, flu, and diarrhea. The viruses that cause these common conditions also cause viral meningitis.
Bacterial meningitis, which is common but life threatening, most likely spreads from a serious infection in a nearby area of the body. For example, the bacteria from a severe ear infection or sinus infection can enter the bloodstream and find their way to the brain or spinal cord and cause a bigger infection.
Meningitis becomes more common in children as they grow older and reach high school and college ages. Symptoms of viral and bacterial meningitis in children are similar to symptoms in adults. These include:
- sudden fever
- body and neck aches
- confusion or disorientation
- tiredness or fatigue
The risk for several forms of meningitis decreases after young adulthood. That’s in large part due to changing circumstances. Schools and college dorms are common sites where some forms of meningitis can be easily shared. Once a young adult ages out of these settings, the likelihood of an infection begins to fall.
However, older individuals who are living with underlying diseases or health conditions that weaken the immune systems can be at a greater risk — especially older adults who reside in assisted living facilities, where infections can spread quickly.
Teachers, healthcare professionals, and daycare staffers are also at an elevated risk.
Diagnosing meningitis starts with a health history and physical exam. Age, dorm residence, and daycare center attendance can be important clues. During the physical exam, your doctor will look for:
- skin issues
- increased heart rate
- neck stiffness
- reduced consciousness
Your doctor will also order a lumbar puncture. This test is also called a spinal tap. It allows your doctor to analyze the cerebral spinal fluid, which contains a number of clues regarding an infection. Some of the clues in the cerebral spinal fluid can be glucose, white blood cell count, and red blood cell count. This test can also determine the best antibiotic for treatment.
Other tests may also be ordered to diagnose meningitis. Common tests include the following:
- Blood cultures identify bacteria in the blood. Bacteria can travel from the blood to the brain. N. meningitidis and S. pneumonia, among others, can cause both sepsis and meningitis.
- A complete blood count with differential is a general index of health. It checks the number of red and white blood cells in your blood. White blood cells fight infection. The count is usually elevated in meningitis.
- Chest X-rays can reveal the presence of pneumonia, tuberculosis, or fungal infections. Meningitis can occur after pneumonia.
- A CT scan of the head may show problems like a brain abscess or or intercranial pressure. Bacteria can spread from the sinuses to the meninges.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, especially if you’re at increased risk, is important. This includes:
- getting adequate amounts of rest
- not smoking
- avoiding contact with sick people
- washing your hands often, especially if you work in a daycare or healthcare setting
If you’ve been in close contact with one or more people who have a bacterial meningococcal infection, your doctor can give you preventive antibiotics. This will decrease your chances of developing the disease.
Vaccinations can also protect against certain types of meningitis. Vaccines that can prevent meningitis include the following:
- Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine
- pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
- meningococcal vaccine
Practicing good personal hygiene may also help you prevent meningitis. Some types of meningitis are spread through close contact with an infected person’s body fluid, such as saliva and nasal secretions. Avoid sharing drinks, utensils, and personal items that may carry saliva or other fluids.
Pregnancy and listeria
A listeria infection (L. monocytogenes) can lead to a bacterial meningitis infection if not treated quickly, and this type of infection can be very dangerous to a developing baby.
Certain types of food, such as soft cheeses, celery, sprouts, cantaloupe, and ice cream, have recently been connected to listeria outbreaks, but this doesn’t mean eating these foods while pregnant guarantees an infection.
If you’re pregnant, it’s a good idea to talk to your doctor about listeria risks and foods.
These complications are typically associated with meningitis:
- hearing loss
- vision loss
- memory problems
- migraine headaches
- brain damage
- a subdural empyema, or a buildup of fluid between the brain and the skull
A meningitis infection may produce bacteria in the bloodstream. These bacteria multiply and some release toxins. That can cause blood vessel damage and leaking of blood into the skin and organs.
A serious form of this blood infection can be life threatening. Gangrene may damage skin and tissue. In rare cases, amputation may be necessary. Several other serious complications may occur in people with meningitis who are not treated properly.
Pneumococcal meningitis is a rare but serious and life-threatening form of bacterial meningitis. Even with treatment, about 1 in 20 people with this type of infection die.
About 40 percent of people carry bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae in their throat and the back of the nose. These bacteria are responsible for common illnesses like pneumonia, sinus infections, and ear infections.
From time to time, however, those bacteria manage to cross the blood-brain barrier and cause inflammation and infection in the brain, spinal cord, or fluids immediately surrounding them.
Symptoms of this serious form of meningitis include:
- high fever
- light sensitivity
- stiff neck
Fortunately, two vaccines are available to prevent pneumococcal meningitis. Learn more about them and other ways to prevent this deadly form of infection.
The following are some of the risk factors for meningitis:
People with an immune deficiency are more vulnerable to infections. This includes the infections that cause meningitis. Certain disorders and treatments can weaken your immune system. These include:
- autoimmune disorders
- organ or bone marrow transplants
- immunosuppressive medication
Cryptococcal meningitis, which is caused by a fungus, is the most common form of meningitis in people with HIV.
Meningitis is easily spread when people live in close quarters. Being in small spaces increases the chance of exposure. Examples include:
- college dormitories
- boarding schools
- daycare centers
- assisted living facilities
Pregnant women have an increased risk of listeriosis, which is an infection caused by the Listeria bacteria. Infection can spread to the unborn child.
All ages are at risk for meningitis. However, certain age groups have a higher risk. Children under the age of 5 are at increased risk of viral meningitis. Infants are at higher risk of bacterial meningitis. Older adults can also be at risk for certain infections that can lead to meningitis.
Working with animals
Farm workers and others who work with animals have an increased risk of infection with Listeria.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the fluid and three membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can occur when fluid surrounding these membranes becomes infected.
There are a few different types of meningitis, including viral, bacterial, and fungal meningitis.
Meningitis can be quite dangerous if not treated quickly, and can cause death.
On a positive note, vaccines, mostly for bacterial meningitis, are available for pre-teens and teens, as well as anyone who may be at a higher risk of developing the condition.
Presentation «Wild animals and their cubs» | Presentation for the lesson on the world around (younger, middle group):
Wild animals and their babies. The presentation was prepared by the teacher of the Municipal Educational Institution of Kindergarten No. 198, Volgograd Kareva Olga Nikolaevna
Topic: «Wild Animals and their Cubs» Integration of the educational area: Cognition, Communication, Artistic creativity. Educational objectives: To arouse interest in the world around us, expand children’s knowledge about wild animals and their cubs, about the features of their appearance; Developmental tasks: To develop speech, memory, imagination, thinking and fine motor skills of the hands. To consolidate the ability to draw round objects, placing them on the same line, to fix the color; Educational tasks: To cultivate a caring attitude towards animals. Methods and work: display, artistic word, conversation, polls, games.
900 02 Bear cub
Bear with cub
Fox and fox cub
Lioness and cub
Tigress and tiger cub
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She-wolf and cub
Baby giraffe — calf
Giraffe and his baby, he is called a calf
90 002 Bunny
Bunny and Bunny
Thank you for your attention.
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Plan of the correctional and pedagogical process on the topic of the week: “Wild animals and their cubs. Preparing animals for winter.
Topic of the week: “Wild animals and their cubs. Preparing Animals for Winter” (from 11/25/19 to 11/29/19). and to systematize children’s knowledge about wild animals and their cubs. To form (fix) a generalizing concept of wild animals. Help learn n
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Laying flowers at the monument to Soviet microbiologist and epidemiologist Zinaida Vissarionovna Ermolyeva
• Friday, June 30th, 2023
June 30, 2023 at the end of the second cycle of scientific events — a practical circle organized as part of career guidance work with students of the preventive medical faculty of the Rostov State Medical University on the initiative of the director of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor A. K. Noskov and the rector of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education of the Rostov State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia S.V. Shlyk, Read more…
MLST typer — multi-locus sequence typing (MLST) software based on whole genome sequencing data bacterial infections in order to determine the alleles of genes , used for typing, and the MLST type. The main features of the program are the offline mode of operation (without access to the Internet) and the ability to automatically analyze a large number of genomes.
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genomes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
• Monday, June 26th, 2023
Program « Pseudomonas Analyzer » is designed to analyze data from whole genome sequencing of strains Pseudomonas aeruginosa in order to determine the antigenic structure, flagellar antigen, identify pathogenicity factors, genes that determine the mucoid phenotype of the microorganism, and determine INDEL loci with high resolution.
Download Pseudomonas Analyzer
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- 4px»> Download Guideline for using the Pseudomonas Analyzer software.
• Wednesday, June 21st, 2023
“Behind the scenes” photo contest
• Monday, June 19th, 2023
Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor hosted a “Behind the Scenes” photo contest dedicated to the Day of the Medical Worker. The event was attended by young scientists from various departments of the institute. In total, 13 photographs with original titles were submitted to the contest.
• Friday, June 16th, 2023
June 16, 2023 Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute hosted a meeting of the Academic Council dedicated to the upcoming Day of the Medical Worker, in which young scientists of the institute took part. Read more…
• Thursday, June 15th, 2023
June 5-7, 2023 St. Petersburg hosted the International Symposium — Scientific Conference «100 years with the name of Pasteur», dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the assignment to the St. Petersburg Research Institute of Epidemiology and microbiology. Pasteur named after the outstanding French scientist Louis Pasteur. Read more…
• Thursday, June 01st, 2023
May 31, 2023 — focal and other dangerous infections. Read more…
Laying flowers at the memorial plaque to the employees of the Institute who died on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945
• Friday, May 05th, 2023
1945 in which young scientists of the institute took part. Read more…
Laying flowers at the memorial plaque to the Institute staff who died on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 years
• Friday, May 05th, 2023
On May 5, 2023, a solemn laying of flowers at the memorial plaque to employees who died on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War of 1941–194 took place at the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor 5 years: Deputy director for ACH Shadrin, head of the technical department N. T. Shulgin, accountant E.M. Alekseev, engineer M.A. Kosinkov, researcher A.P. Yakovlev, zoologist L.M. Gubarev, warehouse manager N. Mazin, driver V.I. Vanushenko, N. Khasanzhiev and groom Kutsenko. Read more…
• Thursday, May 04th, 2023
Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on the most significant holiday for us — Victory Day in the Great Patriotic War! May 9 is a symbol of the heroism and unparalleled courage of our people, who defended peace on earth, and the years 1941-1945 are one of the most heroic pages in the history of the Fatherland. May this Victory, this important feat of our grandfathers and great-grandfathers forever remain in the memory of future generations! We express special gratitude to those who courageously perform their military duty on the battlefield these days. May there always be a peaceful sky above us, and in every home — happiness, prosperity and love! Happy holiday!
Director of FKUZ Rostov-on-Don
Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor A. K. Noskov
• Friday, April 28th, 2023
On April 27–28, 2023, the congress with international participation “Molecular Diagnostics and Biosafety – 2023” was held. As part of the scientific program of the congress, which includes 19 thematic sections and 145 reports on the most relevant topics of modern epidemiology, molecular diagnostics and biosafety, employees of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Natural Focal and Zoonotic Infections of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor made a presentation: Read more …
• Thursday, April 27th, 2023
April 27, 2023 Rostov-on-Don hosted the conference “Actual issues of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Natural Focal Diseases, Cholera and Other Acute Intestinal Infections”, in which young scientists of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor took part. Read more…
• Friday, April 21st, 2023
April 19, 2023 in Rostov-on-Don, the annual regional scientific and practical conference dedicated to the memory of Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Tamara Alekseevna Kondratenko «Modern Features of Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Certain Subjects of the Russian Federation”, which was attended by young scientists of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor. Read more…
V. cholerae ICE Genotyper” is a program for detection and typing of the integrative-conjugative element (ICE-element) in strains of V. cholerae
• Thursday, April 20th, 2023
The program “ V. cholerae ICE Genotyper ” is designed for whole genome data analysis foot sequencing of strains Vibrio cholerae in order to identify the integrative-conjugative element (ICE-element) and determine its type. Batch processing of many fasta files is possible (each file contains the genome of one strain).
Vodopyanov A.S., Vodopyanov S.O., Pisanov R.V.
Salmonella Analyzer is a program for analyzing data from whole genome sequencing of Salmonella spp.
• Thursday, April 20th, 2023
Program « Salmonella Analyzer » is designed to analyze whole genome sequencing data strains Salmonella spp. . in order to determine the antigenic structure, to identify pathogenicity factors, to determine INDEL loci with high resolution.
Gorokh A.M., Vodopyanov A.S., Pisanov R.V., Vodopyanov S.O., Gerasimenko A.A.
• Wednesday, April 19th, 2023
April 19, 2023 in Rostov-on-Don features Epidemiology and Prevention of Infectious Diseases in Certain Subjects of the Russian Federation” laid flowers at the monument to the great Soviet microbiologist and epidemiologist Zinaida Vissarionovna Yermolyeva, whose scientific discoveries are still used in various fields of medicine and are continued in the activities of her students and followers. Read more…
• Friday, April 07th, 2023
April 4, 2023 on the basis of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor, a scientific conference was held, Read more…
XV All-Russian Congress on Infectious Diseases named after academician V. I. . Pokrovsky
• Friday, April 07th, 2023
March 27–29, 2023 Moscow hosted the XV Anniversary Annual All-Russian Congress on Infectious Diseases named after academician V.I. Pokrovsky «Infectious diseases in the modern world: evolution, current and future threats». Read more…
• Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
Program for detection of genes responsible for siderophore synthesis in whole genome nucleotide sequences of enterobacteria
Yersinia, Escherichia, Salmonella, Shigella , Klebsiella. The method is based on the search for nucleotide sequences encoding the biosynthesis and transport of siderophores in the genomes of various strains of the above bacterial genera.
The performed analysis makes it possible to assess the presence and diversity in the genomes of bacteria of gene clusters involved in the process of absorption of iron by microbes in the host organism. The detection of multiple siderophore-dependent systems of iron assimilation in the studied strains may indicate an increased pathogenic potential of bacteria. The data obtained can be used to identify strains dangerous to humans.
Laying flowers at the monument to the Soviet microbiologist and epidemiologist Zinaida Vissarionovna Ermolyeva
• Monday, February 27th, 2023
February 25, 2023 in Rostov-on-Don on the territory of the Park of Culture and Leisure on May 1, a flower-laying ceremony was held at the monument to the great Soviet microbiologist and epidemiologist Zinaida Vissarionovna Ermolyeva — Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor and FKUZ Stavropol Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor. Read more…
• Monday, February 27th, 2023
February 21, 2023 young scientists of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor took part in the on-line seminar-conference “Modern technologies in monitoring and diagnosing natural focal and other topical diseases”. Read more…
• Monday, February 13th, 2023
80 years since the liberation of the city of Rostov-on-Don from Nazi invaders.
ROSTOV CITIZENS REMEMBER THEIR HEROES
0179 Our city became a barrier for them, this happened many times:
Rostov was bombed by planes, guns fired, tanks burned…
• Wednesday, February 08th, 2023
February 7, 2023 — on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor held a meeting of the Council of Young Scientists dedicated to the Day of Russian Science. Chairman of the CMU Levchenko D.A. spoke about plans and tasks for 2023, calling for more active publication of the results of her research and participation in scientific and practical conferences. Read more…
• Friday, February 3rd, 2023
Noskov and the rector of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education of the Rostov State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia S.V. Shlyk, in the period from February 1 to February 3, 2023, the first cycle of events of the scientific and practical circle was held, Read more…
Scientific publications of the institute for 2022
• Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
- Kononenko, A. A. Experience in introducing new technologies for training medical workers in the educational process in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic / A.A. Kononenko, N.L. Pichurina, S.Yu. Vodyanitskaya, F.V. Logvin, V.V. Batashev, N.G. Tyutyunkova, E.G. Soboleva, A.K. Noskov, A.S. Chernaya, L.F. Chernigovets, E.A. Maksimova, I.K. Dorofeeva // COVID-19 in the Rostov region: monograph / ed. Chief State Sanitary Doctor for the Rostov Region E.V. Kovalev. — Rostov-on-Don, 2022. — Chapter XVII. — P.424-432. [Electronic resource]
- Noskov, A.K. FKUZ «Rostov-on-Don Order of the Red Banner of Labor Research Anti-Plague Institute»: From the past to the present / A.K. Noskov, O.S. Chemisova, E.I. Markovskaya, O.F. Kretenchuk, V.A. Korshenko, S.A. Lebedeva // Popova A.Yu., E.V. Kovalev, T.I. Tverdokhlebova. Zinaida Ermolyeva: science and life / Edited by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor A.Yu. Popova.- Chapter 4.- Rostov-on-Don: IP Yutishev A.S., 2022. — P.227-247
- A feat in the name of life. 125 years of anti-plague institutions in Russia and CIS countries / ed. Dr. med. Sciences prof. A.Yu. Popova, acad. RAS, Dr. med. sciences, prof. V.V. Kutyrev. — Kaliningrad: RA «Polygraphych», 2022. — 532 p.
- COVID-19 in the Rostov region: monograph / ed. Chief State Sanitary Doctor for the Rostov Region E.V. Kovalev. — Rostov-on-Don, 2022 — 442 p.
• Friday, December 30th, 2022
December 29, 2022 at the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor, a meeting of the final Academic Council was held, at which the results of the outgoing year were summed up . Read more…
• Tuesday, December 27th, 2022
On December 26, 2022, the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor hosted the final meeting of the Council of Ministers of Ukraine, at which the results of the outgoing year were summed up and prospects for the next year were determined. Read more…
• Saturday, December 24th, 2022
December 23, 2022 Rostov State Medical University hosted a competition for young scientists and specialists as part of the XII All-Russian Scientific and Practical Online Conference «Microbiological Aspects of Diagnosis and Vaccine Prevention of Infectious Diseases» ”, in which young scientists of the Rostov-on-Don Anti-Plague Institute of Rospotrebnadzor took part.