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Tavella Alexander

Alexander Tavella | Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie Role Veterinarian
Department SCT6 – Bolzano
Phone +39 0471 633062
E-mail atavella@izsvenezie.it

Professional profile

Alexander Tavella graduated in Veterinary medicine from the University of Vienna (Austria) and obtained his doctorate from the same University (Institute of Breeding and Genetics). He undertook a postgraduate specialization in Breeding, hygiene and pathology in aquatic species from the University of Padua (Italy). He currently works for the Diagnostic service of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) in Bolzano where he coordinates the Serology laboratory and the technical assistance unit. In addition, he provides consultancy to professional operators specializing in pathologies of domestic ruminants.

Alexander Tavella’s research interests include infectious diseases with particular emphasis on viral and bacterial pathogens in livestock. He currently cooperates with the Institute of Virology, University of Bern (Switzerland), in research on small ruminant lentiviruses.

Publications

  • Tavella A., Catania S., Francione E., Robatscher E., Covi A., Prota B., Lombardo D. (2014). Isolation of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae from kids affected with atypical respiratory symptoms. XXVIII WORLD BUIATRICS CONGRESS, 27th July to 1st August 2014, Cairns, Australia – Conference Proceedings p. 263
  • Tavella A., Morosetti G., Stifter E., Robatscher E., Rabini M., Lombardo D. (2014). BVDV-eradication programme in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano – Italy: Results of an eight-year experience with the use of ear notch samples in BVDV diagnostic. XXVIII WORLD BUIATRICS CONGRESS, 27th July to 1st August 2014, Cairns, Australia – Conference Proceedings p. 11-12
  • Francione E., Paternolli S., Dellamaria D., Mauceri A., Casolla I., Tavella A., Capelli G. (2014). Theileria sergenti/orientalis in cattle in a non endemic area (province of Trento – Italy): a case report. XXVIII World Buiatric Congress, 27th July to 1st August 2014, Cairns, Australia – Conference Proceedings p. 77-78
  • Tavella A., Morosetti G., Caresia S., Ciavatta P., Trevisiol K., Armani M.C., Stifter E., Piffer C, Bano L., Lombardo D. (2014). Fatal Acute Type C botulism outbreak in a Holstein Friesian dairy herd in northern Italy. Journal of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry 1, 502
  • Catania S., Tavella A., Gobbo F., Nicholas R.A.J. (2014). Isolation of Mycoplasma bovigenitalium from infertile dairy cattle. Veterinary Record Case Reports 2014; 2 doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2014-000055
  • Armani M., Tavella A., Ceschi P., Idrizi I., Simmerle J., La Spisa M., Leitner I., Rabini M., Covi A., Lombardo D. (2014). Integrated management of a human campylobacteriosis outbreak in South Tyrol (Italy). 16th ICID • Cape Town, South Africa • April 2-5, 2014 – Abstract No. 47.014
  • Tavella A., Trevisiol K., Morosetti G., Robatscher E., Piffer C., Regele D., Simeoni J., Fugatti A. (2014). Q fever, a neglected and underestimated zoonosis: The importance of active and integrated surveillance. Review on a five-year experience in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (Italy). 16th ICID • Cape Town, South Africa • April 2-5, 2014 – Abstract No. 47.027
  • Natale A., Bucci G., Capello K., Barberio A., Tavella A., Nardelli S., Marangon S., Ceglie L. (2012). Old and new diagnostic approaches for Q Fever diagnosis: Correlation among serological (CFT, ELISA) and molecular analyses. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 35, 375-379
  • Tavella A., Zambotto P., Stifter E., Lombardo D., Rabini M. Robatscher E., Brem G. (2012). Retrospektive Auswertung von Daten über 5 Jahre BVDV-Bekämpfungsprogramm mittels Ohrgewebeproben in der Autonomen Provinz Bozen. Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift BMTW, 125, 7-8 326-331
  • Tavella A., Zambotto P., Stifter E., Fugatti A., Lombardo L., Rabini M., Robatscher E., Brem G. (2008). Rückblick über die Umsetzung eines flächendeckenden BVD-Bekämpfungs-programms mittels Ohrgewebeprobe in der Autonom Provinz Bozen-Südtirol. Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 95, Nr. 350, 153-177

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