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Antonio Ferrarese is a veterinary officer working in pathological, microbiological and serological diagnosis and, in general, on prophylaxis of infectious diseases at IZSVe – SCT1 – Verona and Vicenza. He has a degree in Veterinary medicine and a postgraduate course in Infectious diseases in animals (Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia) and Animal health, livestock and livestock products (Parma University).
He is interested in the development of dialysis bacterial cultures to produce metabolic products of a high degree of purity suited for the production of toxoids for vaccinations (e.g. Clostridium botulinum, Clostrium sp.) or antigens to develop serological studies (e.g. Cl. botulinum, Clostridium perfringens); the development of ELISA tests based on LPS of Salmonella sp. and Escherichia coli. His research activity is also focus to study antibody response of dairy cows to Streptococcus agalactiae to develop serological tests and study innovative strategies to prevent BVD or for the early detection of persistently infected animals.
- Ferrarese A. e Parenti E.: Isolamento di Clostridium botulinum e allestimento di un tossoide vaccinale per fagiani d’allevamento. Veterinaria Italiana, n°22 (ottobre-dicembre), 1996.