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Research projects in progress

In this page you can find titles and abstracts of the research projects in progress lead by the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie.

If you want to read about the projects lead in the last years go to to the page Research projects archive.

2014

Research project IZS VE 01/14
Presence of BVDV type 3 virus in the cattle population of North-Eastern Italy: diffusion, clinical impact, pathogenesis in pregnant cows and strain characterization.
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Research project IZS VE 02/14
The antibody response against betanodavirus in sea bass: development of advanced serological assays.
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Research project IZS VE 03/14
Definition of an operative framework for the implementation of a Spatial Infrastructure for veterinary surveillance data – IZSVe-SDI.
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Research project IZS VE 04/14
Food safety on the web 2.0: creation of an institutional blog as a tool for an effective risk communication.
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Research project IZS VE 05/14
Development and application of high-throughput sequencing strategies to identify known and unknown viruses in biological samples from domestic rabbit and avian species with unexplained illnesses.
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Research project IZS VE 06/14
Exploring the prognostic potential of circulating tumour cells in canine metastatic mammary tumors: a pilot study for developing an effective spontaneous animal model for human breast cancer.
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Research project IZS VE 07/14
Multidisciplinary approach to the study of wild fish population in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, (northern Italy): health status, possible pathogen exchange between wild and farmed fish and genetic characteristics.
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Research project IZS VE 08/14
Targeted proteomics as alternative method to screen for illegal pharmacological treatments with corticosteroids in bovines.
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Research project IZS VE 09/14
Microbial hazards, hygienic practices and consumer perception associated to street food vending in Italy.
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Research project IZS VE 10/14
Definition of a modern and effective framework for the application of molecular methods in Salmonella source attribution, outbreak investigations and surveillance.
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Research project IZS VE 11/14
Simple, innovative, fast and ultra fast methods for semiquantitative screening and quantitative confirmatory analyses of mycotoxins in feed.
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Research project IZS VE 12/14
Optimise the sensitivity of IZSVe surveillance on antimicrobial resistance and other emerging hazards of public health interest.
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Research project IZS VE 13/14
Climatic changes and new pathogens in cupped pacific oyster farms: development and validation of rapid diagnostic tools for Vibrio aestuarianus, Vibrio splendidus, OsHV-1 and related variants.
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Research project IZS VE 14/14
Serological tools for the management of an eradication programme aiming at eradicating the Small Ruminant Lentivirus (SRLV) infection in goats at a regional level (province of Bolzano): laboratory and field evaluation of the available ELISA reactions.
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Research project IZS VE 15/14
Impact of antimicrobials usage in pig farming: occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in faecal indicator bacteria and quantification of residues in the environment.
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Research project IZS VE 16/14
Sustainable animal husbandry practices as a means to improve animal health and welfare and to reduce antimicrobial use in broiler chickens.
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2013

Research project IZS VE 01/13
Developing harmonized protocols for sanitary surveillance in the game control centres.
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Research project IZS VE 02/13
Development of a mastitis surveillance program for dairy cattle herds.
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Research project IZS VE 03/13
Circulation of tick-borne pathogens in symptomatic and asymptomatic dogs of north-eastern Italy.
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Research project IZS VE 04/13
Assessment of the relationship between chickens’ gut microbiota and Campylobacter infection dynamic to promote new control strategies at farm level.
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Research project IZS VE 05/13
Food bloggers and risk communication: impact of a community-centered training activity aimed at the online dissemination of correct food preparation practices in the household.
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Research project IZS VE 06/13
Analysis of veterinary drug residues by multiclass-multiresidues approach: a new tool for the future food safety control? Development and standardization of analytical methods to discover benefits and drawbacks.
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Research project IZS VE 07/13
Innovative technique to stun rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) before killing and processing.
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Research project IZS VE 08/13
Resistance to biocides, antimicrobials and nanoparticles: study of co-and crossresistance phenomena in two case studies: Salmonella in poultry primary production and Listeria in food processing plants.
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Research project IZS VE 09/13
Application of a Bayesian predictive model to the production of a traditional raw milk cheese (Latteria) in order to provide a decision support system for the Risk Managers.
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Research project IZS VE 10/13
Effect of using immunisation against Gonadotropin-releasing hormone on the behaviour and welfare of fattening gilts.
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Research project IZS VE 11/13
Genomic characterization of canine oral melanoma.
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Research project IZS VE 12/13
GIS toolbox for entomological surveillance activities.
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Research project IZS VE 13/13
Welfare of horses in therapeutic sessions for children with autism: monitoring and assessment.
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Research project IZS VE 14/13
Mycotoxins fate in my kitchen: what happens to mycotoxins when cooking pasta or polenta? Analyses of mycotoxins residues and an evaluation of consumers exposure to mycotoxins derived from cereal-based traditional Italian food commodities.
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Research project IZS VE 15/13
Improvement in the production of Manila clams (T. philippinarum) and Pacific cupped oysters (C. gigas): the influence of pathogens on productivity in different environments and with different farming/harvesting techniques.
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Research project IZS VE 16/13
Implementation of molecular diagnostic tests for Marek’s Disease (MD) and field investigation on the prevalence of MD in broiler breeders in the Veneto region and factors which can affect MD vaccination efficacy.
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Research project IZS VE 17/13
Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus in Friuli Venezia Giulia freshwater salmonids farms: farming features and risk factors associated with disease exposure.
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Research project IZS VE 18/13
Analysis of the procedures to monitor, prevent and control of avian influenza in poultry breeding. A pilot study in the Veneto region.
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