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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

Isolation of a strain belonging to a new Salmonella serovar

Isolation of a strain belonging to a new Salmonella serovar

The Italian National and OIE Reference Centre for Salmonellosis of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) has identified a…

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New data on the duration of immune protection against SARS-CoV-2 in children

New data on the duration of immune protection against SARS-CoV-2 in children

A study published in the "Pediatrics" journal shows that children with mild forms of COVID-19 develop a greater and longer lasting antibody response…

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ConVErgence, a EU funded project for assessing swine as potential hosts for emerging Coronaviruses

ConVErgence, a EU funded project for assessing swine as potential hosts for emerging Coronaviruses

Swine farms and coronavirus risk In recent times, we see the increase in number of emerging infectious diseases also because of the blurring…

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