I Ketut Wirata Wins Doctor of Animal Husbandry Science, Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University
The Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University, has again given birth to a Doctor in the field of Animal Husbandry, I Ketut Wirata is the Head of the Denpasar Veterinary Center, through an open doctoral promotion examination led by the Chair of the Session, Coordinator of the Doctor of Animal Science Study Program, Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University Prof. Dr. Ir. Ni Nyoman Suryani, M.Si (Wednesday, 28 December 2022).
The Promoter Team consists of Prof. Dr. drh. I Ketut Puja, M. Kes., Prof. Dr. Ir. I Nyoman Sutarpa Sutama, MS., and Dr. drh. I Gusti Agung Arta Putra, M.Si. Today's Doctoral Promotion presents 6 supporting lecturers and 4 invited academic lecturers from the Faculty of Animal Husbandry, Udayana University. The dissertation that was successfully defended was entitled "Development of Hyperimmune Serum for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Jembrana Disease in an Effort to Increase the Bali Cattle Population".
The results of the dissertation research obtained a novelty that this research has novelty and uniqueness because 1. Production of Jembrana disease antiviral hyperimmune serum was carried out using a modified complete-incomplete adjuvant method. 2. Jembrana disease antiviral hyperimmune serum is more efficient for diagnostic purposes.” said I Ketut Wirata. The objectives of the research conducted were to 1. Know and analyze differences in serum titers produced using the complete-incomplete adjuvant modification method with the method of injecting commercial vaccines (produced by Pusvetma). 2. Measuring the level of efficiency of serum produced by the complete-incomplete adjuvant modification method in use as a diagnostic tool for Jembrana disease. 3. Assess the usefulness of hyperimmune serum produced using the complete-incomplete adjuvant modification method to clinically cure Bali cattle infected with the Jembrana disease virus 4. Assess the ability of the hyperimmune serum produced with the complete-incomplete adjuvant modification method in eliminating the Jembrana disease virus present in infected or carrier Bali cattle.