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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.

2015

Research project IZS VE 01/15
Standardization of molecular methods for detection and identification of fungal pathogens in cytological and formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue samples in diagnostic Veterinary Mycology
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Research project IZS VE 02/15
Development of a multi-strategy model aimed at creating and disseminating information on microbiological risks in food to pregnant women
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Research project IZS VE 03/15
Biodiversity and West Nile Virus: understanding the ecology of disease circulation
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Research project IZS VE 04/15
Safety in canine transfusion medicine: effects of leukoreduction on the “storage lesions” and on the potential infectivity of Rickettsia conorii in whole blood and in blood components
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Research project IZS VE 05/15
The consumer risk from hunted wild deer game
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Research project IZS VE 06/15
Nanoparticles bioaccumulation in edible mussels: methodological assessment for the evaluation of environmental and consumers’ exposure.
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Research project IZS VE 07/15
Development of a training strategy aimed to increase veterinarians’ and breeders’ awareness of the proper use of antibiotics in farming
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Research project IZS VE 08/15
Identification of serum biomarkers for paratuberculosis infection in dairy cattle by high-throughput spectrometric and spectroscopic approaches
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Research project IZS VE 09/15
Emerging Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy in sea bream (Sparus aurata) in the Mediterranean sea: pathogenesis, immunological response and diagnosis.
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Research project IZS VE 10/15
Animal assisted interventions with dogs in healthcare facilities: how to set up a safe admission protocol
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Research project IZS VE 11/15
Development of screening and confirmatory methods for multi-allergen detection in food by means of high resolution mass spectrometry
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Research project IZS VE 12/15
Porcine noroviruses: towards a better understanding of strains circulating in North-East Italy
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Research project IZS VE 13/15
Biofilm and avian mycoplasma species: a potential critical point in the containment of pathogens
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Research project IZS VE 14/15
Hepatitis E virus in large game in North-east Italy: epidemiology in game populations and risk assessment at the wildlife-livestock-human interface
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Research project IZS VE 15/15
Study on the role of Mycoplasma hyorhinis in the Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex in two different production systems in North Eastern part of Italy
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Research project IZS VE 16/15
Assessment of antimicrobial drug usage and health management practices in dairy and beef cattle herds in the Veneto Region
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Research project IZS VE 17/15
Study of the correlation between the occurrence of toxic algal blooms and toxins presence in shellfish farmed in marine and lagoon environment of Veneto Region (Northern Italy)
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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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