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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

How long can coronaviruses survive on surfaces?

How long can coronaviruses survive on surfaces?

SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, can survive on surfaces for up to 28 days: longer than any other coronavirus. The survival and…

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How widespread are genes providing resistance to antimicrobials in Salmonella enterica isolated from animals and food?

How widespread are genes providing resistance to antimicrobials in Salmonella enterica isolated from animals and food?

A systematic review  of the literature conducted by a research team from the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) has…

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First description of Dobrava-Belgrade Hantavirus in Italy from wild rodents of Friuli Venezia Giulia

First description of Dobrava-Belgrade Hantavirus in Italy from wild rodents of Friuli Venezia Giulia

Following the high death rate of rodents observed in the Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige regions (Northeastern Italy) in 2021,…

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