Jeanette Wentzel

Jeanette Wentzel

Jeanette Wentzel

MTech Environmental and Agriculture/ MSc Veterinary Tropical Disease

Technical Manager: Hans Hoheisen Research station

 

Research Sub-themes

Conservation medicine and forensics with a focus on threatened flagship species

 

Project:

  • Pangolin Diseases and Microbiome

Description:

  • Pangolin diseases and microbiome of pangolins, a baseline collaborative project

Transfrontier conservation areas and the interaction of wildlife and domestic animals, humans and ecosystems.

Project:

  • Transmission of disease between carnivores (Apex predators to mongoose)

Description:

  • My PhD project , Supervisor Prof GT Fosgate
  • Looking at various disease including parasites, microbiome, serology, virus

Project:

  • Tick prevalence and identification
  • GIS Mapping of ticks found and identification of the ticks, and linking it up with diseases found in the area
Wildlife health, production and food security
  • Validation of tests for wildlife, including TB
  • Antimicrobial resistance determination in wildlife
  • Foot and mouth
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