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 (WOAH), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
- 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
Information on the main national and international projects in which the IZSVe is involved, funded by the Italian Ministry of Health or other organizations.
You can consult the publications and the proceedings published by the researchers of the IZSVe on the Refworks platform.
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