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Here you will find information about Research groups in the PathoGenoMics fields from the ERA-NET partner countries (Austria, Finland, France, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain).
This information is supposed to support cooperation between researchers from different European countries
and thus enhance the development of a European Research Area for PathoGenoMics .


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  • researcher names
  • Institution of the respective researcher, city and country of his/her institution
  • Contact data of the researcher (address, phone, email)
  • Research topics and studied microorganisms of the researcher
  • Special techniques applied by the researcher
  • Potential cooperation topics suggested by the researcher

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Name: Dr. Hess, Michael
Address: Veterinärplatz 1
Institution: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Department of Pathobiology
City: Wien Zip: A-1210
Country: Austria Phone: +43-1-250775150


Research Topics:
The whole area of research of the group can be focused on infectious diseases in poultry, fish (trout and carp) and exotic animals. In poultry basic and applied research is performed with some focus on epidemiological and experimental work.


Organisms studied:
  • Avian Adenoviruses
  • Avian Hepatitis E virus
  • Blastocystis
  • Campylobacter jejuni
  • Gallibacterium
  • Histomonas meleagridis
  • Influenza A virus


Special methods / technologies:
L2 and S2 category laboratories and animal facilities to perform experimental trials in poultry


Suggestions for potential research cooperations:
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