Obber Federica

Dirigente IZSVe Role Veterinarian
Department SCT2 – Treviso, Belluno and Venezia
Phone +39 0437 944746
E-mail fobber@izsvenezie.it

Professional profile

Federica Obber has a no-permanent position as a veterinary officer at the IZSVe, SCT2 – Treviso, Belluno and Venezia (Belluno laboratory). She has a specialist diploma in Animal health, farming and animal husbandry.

Her main interests concern diagnostics, epidemiology, surveillance and management/control of infectious diseases in wildlife and at the wildlife-livestock-human interface; disease impact and management in wildlife.

To this extend, she is involved in national and international research projects on epidemiology, surveillance and management/control of wildlife diseases; pathogen ecology and host-pathogen interactions; game meat hygiene.


  • Obber, Federica; Katia Capello; Paolo Mulatti; Monica Lorenzetto; Stefano Vendrami and Carlo V. Citterio. 2018. “Exploring the use of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) counts during deer censuses as a tool to evaluate the fox population trend in the framework of disease surveillance” Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy. https://doi.org/10.4404/hystrix-00048-2018
  • Turchetto S., et al. (2014). Spatial and temporal explorative analysis of sarcoptic mange in Alpine chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra). Hystrix-The Italian Journal of Mammalogy ISSN 1825-5272. Online First 13th june 2014 – doi:10.4404/hystrix-25.1-9460
  • Citterio C.V., Obber F., Lombardo D., Trevisiol K., Bregoli M., Turchetto S., Dellamaria D., Francione E., Catania S., Bano L., Ceglie L., Monne I., Mulatti P., Lorenzetto M.; Sommavilla G.. Calabrese M.S, Agreiter A., Cadamuro A., Zamboni U, Partel P., Berto M., Lanfranchi P., Guberti V., Capelli G., Ferré N. (2013) – Prioritising infectious diseases, their early detection and control scenarios, in the wild ungulate populations of the North-Eastern Italian Alps – Abstract APHAEA meeting – Brescia, 26 Giugno 2013
  • Monne I., et al. (2011). A distinct CDV genotype causing a major epidemic in Alpine wildlife. Veterinary Microbiology 150: 63-69.