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Research | IZSVe

The Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) carries out studies and research, surveillance plans and scientific collaboration projects in the fields of zoonosis, animal health, animal welfare and food safety.

Scientific research and collaboration projects are planned and conducted to address the needs of local, national and international organizations, e.g. the Italian Ministry of Health, Italian regional and provincial governments, the European Union (EU), the European Food Safery Authority (EFSA), the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).


Research Lines

  • Animal health
    Diagnostic methods, surveillance systems and epidemiological strategies for diseases of different animal species (poultry, cattle, pigs, rabbits, fish species, bees)
  • Animal welfare
    Identification of breeding systems aimed at improving the quality of life of animals and respecting ethical criteria
  • Food safety
    Risk analysis (management, assessment and communication of food risks); diagnostic methods for the identification of biological and chemical risks in food

IZSVe Projects

Information on the main national and international projects in which the IZSVe is involved, funded by the Italian Ministry of Health or other organizations.

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Publications

You can consult the publications and the proceedings published by the researchers of the IZSVe on the Refworks platform.

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Latest news

Exploring symbiotic relationships between bacteria and mosquitoes to overcome insecticide resistance

Exploring symbiotic relationships between bacteria and mosquitoes to overcome insecticide resistance

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

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

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

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

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

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

Towards the end of June 2020, a cat from Arezzo, Central Italy, was diagnosed with a rare case of infection by Lyssavirus, a genus composed of 17…

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