Bacteriology & Pathology
Former organisational unit. 01/11/12. Taken over by Section for Bacteriology, Pathology and Parasitology
Division of Veterinary Diagnostics and Research - Former organisational unit. 01/11/12.
The research group uses, develops and optimizes methods for identification and typing of microorganisms, mainly bacteria and in a lesser degree other microbial pathogens.
The research in pathology is focused on investigation of disease complexes as respiratory and intestinal diseases in production animals, including development of new diagnostic techniques using molecular methods and advanced technical equipment. Infection models are developed in order to perform studies in pathogenesis.
The research in bacteriology is focused on bacterial species related to economically important infectious diseases in mainly fish, swine, and cattle.
The research aims at establishing methods for improved detection and characterization of bacteria. Research is performed in the use of phage-therapy in fish. An ongoing research project aim at developing genetically based methods for assessment of antibiotic resistance in animal herds. The research activities includes methods of molecular genetics, immunology and biochemistry. Development and evaluation of quick identification and typing methods are a central part of this research.
Of great importance is the use and evaluation of methods that compare microbiological, serological and epidemiological data obtained from animal herds, which will increase the knowledge of the importance of the different bacterial pathogens in real life.
Head of group is senior researcher Øystein Angen.
Investigation of the association of growth rate in grower-finishing pigs with the quantification of Lawsonia intracellularis and porcine circovirus type 2
Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2013
Determining Vaccination Frequency in Farmed Rainbow Trout Using Vibrio anguillarum O1 Specific Serum Antibody Measurements
Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2012
Improved Protection of Rainbow Trout Against Furunculosis by an Autologous Vaccine Under Experimental Conditions
Publication: Research - peer-review › Conference abstract in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012
Most frequent publishers
Activity: Lecture and oral contribution
Most frequent journals
ISSNs: 0378-1135, 03781135
Elsevier BV, Netherlands
FI (2013): 2, ISI indexed (2013): yes
ISSNs: 0095-1137, 00951137
American Society for Microbiology, United States
FI (2013): 1, ISI indexed (2013): yes
ISSNs: 0106-6854, 0106-6854, 1902-3715
Den/Danske Dyrlaegeforening, Denmark
FI (2013): 1, ISI indexed (2013): no
Most downloaded publications
Publication: Research - peer-review › Article in proceedings – Annual report year: 2010
Publication: Research - peer-review › Report – Annual report year: 2010
Risikovurdering - stamfiskovervåking og vertikal smitteoverføring: Uttalelse fra Fagruppe for dyrehelse og dyrevelferd i Vitenskapskomiteen for mattrygghet
Publication: Research › Report – Annual report year: 2010
Publication: Research - peer-review › Journal article – Annual report year: 2007
Publication: Research - peer-review › Conference abstract in proceedings – Annual report year: 2011
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