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Avian mycoplasmosis, the importance of molecular differentiation of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in disease control

2022-02-11T12:28:26+01:00December 7th 2021|Emerging avian disease, Research & Projects|

The availability of adequate methods for molecular differentiation of Mycoplasma gallisepticum strains is pivotal to understanding the dynamics behind its spread in poultry farms and ...

Exploring symbiotic relationships between bacteria and mosquitoes to overcome insecticide resistance

2022-02-11T12:28:26+01:00November 28th 2021|Diseases at the animal/human Interface, Research & Projects|

A symbiotic bacterium harboured by mosquitoes could be involved in resistance to insecticides. The discovery was made by a research group coordinated by the University ...

Salmonella Infantis in broiler farms. Cleaning and disinfection procedures: an issue to explore

2022-02-11T12:28:26+01:00November 16th 2021|Research & Projects, Salmonellosis|

Salmonella Infantis is considered an emerging serovar in Europe and is widespread across the entire poultry foodchain. Currently it is one of the most frequently isolated ...

The strange case of a cat from Arezzo that fell victim to Lyssavirus spillover

2022-02-11T12:28:26+01:00November 2nd 2021|Diseases at the animal/human Interface, Research & Projects|

Towards the end of June 2020, a cat from Arezzo, Central Italy, was diagnosed with a rare case of infection by Lyssavirus. The virus ...

Contact with familiar people modulates horses’ heart rate

2021-11-02T15:52:20+01:00October 19th 2021|Pet Therapy, Research & Projects|

Horses have an acknowledged capacity for distinguishing between people they know and people they don’t know. This ability suggests that familiarity level can influence horses’ ...

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