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Department of Pathology, bacteriology and poultry diseases
Main organisation:Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Lifecycle:1 Jan 1993 → Today
Organisation profile:Within our department, research is being done on the following subjects:Staphylococcus infections in rabbitsSalmonella infections in chickens, pigeons, turtlesAspergillosis in birds - Infection diseases in reptiles and amphibiansThe expertise lies mainly in the field of antibiotic resistance, with the aim of estimating the possible transfer of this resistance from animal to human and defining measures. A second hatch is a study of germ-host interactions: understanding of molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis and the development of control measures against infectious diseases.
Keywords:Bacteriologie, Pluimveeziekten, Pathologie