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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

Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli: understanding transmission of resistance between animals and humans through genetic comparison

Antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli: understanding transmission of resistance between animals and humans through genetic comparison

Escherichia coli clones infecting or colonizing humans and food-producing animals may circulate among different hosting species and exchange genes…

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VERDI, a project to improve the understanding of the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on pregnant women and children

VERDI, a project to improve the understanding of the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants on pregnant women and children

The Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) is among the partners of the VERDI project, a multidisciplinary global network that…

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Geographical screening of Italian EVO oil. Development of a non-targeted model to determine whether the area of origin is Italian

Geographical screening of Italian EVO oil. Development of a non-targeted model to determine whether the area of origin is Italian

Researchers from the Experimental Chemistry Laboratory of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie (IZSVe) have developed a simple,…

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