Dr. Anneke Feberwee

(GD – Animal Health, the Netherlands)

M. gallisepticum and M. synoviae in broiler breeders and in meat type of poultry : clinical and economical relevance and control strategies

European Veterinary Specialist in Poultry Veterinary Science. Member of European College of Poultry Veterinary Science. Dr. A.Feberwee obtained a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine degree at Utrecht University in 1992. She finished her PhD thesis entitled: ‘Detection and epidemiology of M. gallisepticum and M. synoviae in 2006. In 2009 she became De facto recognized Specialist in Poultry Veterinary Science appointed by the European College of Poultry Veterinary Science. She has been employed at GD – Animal Health Service in Deventer (formerly Poultry Health Centre Doorn) from 1996 until present. From 1996 onwards, she has been working a on the area of diagnostic Field and Disease control including the organized control of Salmonella and Mycoplasma and is as a scientist dedicated to applied research concerning various aspects of poultry health amongst which: Salmonella in chickens, Mycoplasma synoviae and M. gallisepticum infections in chickens and turkeys, Brachyspira infections in poultry, etc.. In 2011 she received the Bart Rispens Memorial Award for the most outstanding scientific publication in Avian Pathology during the years 2009 and 2010.