In this section in the frame of one of the "Network of OIE Bluetongue reference Laboratories" objectives, namely "to collect, analyse and disseminate epidemiological information on BT global occurrence and spread, as well as on BTV typing and genetic characterization and on BTV vectors presence and abundance", there are spaces to browse all the main topics on Bluetongue and to add contributes, published papers and personal communication.


List of topics present in the members protected area:

  • BT vectors
  • BTV diagnosis
  • BTV epidemiology
  • BTV pathogenesis
  • BTV prophylaxis
  • BTV typing, genetic characterization and genomic mapping
  • Other related orbivirus

For each topic is possible to add contents and also to consult items added by other members.


A forum is provided to share information, news, questions and, willingly, to have a daily useful exchange of opinions with the other members of the network. An alert by e-mail is sent when new messages are available.