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VetBioNet: a network to fight animal infectious diseases

2020-04-14T18:23:09+02:00January 19th 2017|Fish, crustacean and mollusc pathology, Research & Projects|

The VetBioNet project (Veterinary Biocontained facility Network for excellence in animal infectiology research and experimentation) seeks to strengthen the present European capacity and competence to ...

Escherichia coli producers of enzymes that confer resistance to antibiotics. How widespread are they in poultry?

2020-04-14T18:23:17+02:00January 10th 2017|Research & Projects|

In recent years the spread has increased of bacterial strains ESBL producers, or enzymes that confer resistance to beta-lactams, drugs critical in the treatment ...

ZIKAction. Pediatricians, veterinarians and epidemiologists against Zika virus

2020-04-14T18:23:22+02:00December 5th 2016|International cooperation, Research & Projects|

The ZIKAction Kick-Off Meeting was held in Kingston from October 30th to November 1st, 2016, which is not surprising, considering that Jamaica is one of the ...

Clostridium difficile in dogs and humans: the results of an epidemiological study

2020-04-14T18:23:28+02:00December 5th 2016|Research & Projects|

Clostridium difficile is a bacterium isolated in many animal species. Epidemiological studies have shown a substantial similarity between these strains and those isolated in ...

Doctors and Animal Assisted Interventions: first results of the nationwide survey

2020-04-14T18:23:34+02:00November 7th 2016|Pet Therapy, Research & Projects|

There is little doubt that animals can have a positive effect on patients' psychological well-being. Many doctors of human medicine are also convinced of this, ...

Raw milk, an online videogame to communicate the risk to young people

2020-04-14T18:23:42+02:00October 11th 2016|Food risk communication, Research & Projects|

An IZSVe research study investigated perceptions regarding food risks related to milk consumption among teenagers, and has developed an educational video game to let ...