Institute of Virology

SARS-CoV-2 diagnostics for pets and companion animals now available!

The Institute of Virology of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Leipzig offers a PCR-based detection method for the detection of the new coronavirus - SARS-CoV-2 - in pets and companion animals.  Suitable test material are swabs from the nose and/or throat. Sampling systems with a virus transport medium are preferable to the classic dry swabs. Please use the inquiry form
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Please note that we only examine veterinary and no human medical samples!

Institutions at a Glance

We are an institute of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. We are part of the Center for Infectious Medicine (ZIM) and our premises are accomodating the Core Unit Flow Cytometry (CUDZ).

News

Zentrum für Infektionsmedizin

Korinna Imle wins the prize for the best presentation at the Project Work Day 2022

Ms. Korinna Imle, student of veterinary medicine in the 8th FS, has dealt with her project work with diseases of the dog breed Greyhound. For this purpose, after literature research of the most important diseases of the dog and in particular of the breed, she created an online questionnaire, which…

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Institut für Virologie

DiagNEWstic

Scientific findings combined with in-house investigations in close cooperation with clinicians revealed viral etiologies regarding several pathologies. Consequently, we updated our diagnostic portfolio to further contribute to animal welfare. Newly established avian, pet animal, swine and horse…

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Zentrum für Infektionsmedizin

Ackerknecht Prize for outstanding teaching by PD Dr. Uwe Müller in genetics

This year's Ackerknecht Prize for outstanding teaching in the field of preclinical medicine goes to PD Dr. Uwe Müller.

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Zentrum für Infektionsmedizin

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften - 16.07.2021 - The duel

The Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften will take place again this year. Due to the pandemic, however, the event can be visited virtually this time. As in previous years, the Institute of Immunology, located at the Biotechnological-Biomedical Centre (BBZ), is also participating with a contribution.

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Diagnostics

Darstellung von 1,5 ml Eppendorf Reaktionsgefäßen mit offenem Deckel

Diagnostic Portfolio

comprises the diagnostics of relevant veterinary pathogens as well as the customized development of diagnostics and vaccines.

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Study

Studentin am PC sucht Informationen für Studierende
Vorlesung im Hörsaal
Darstellung eines Plaque-Assays
Dargestellt ist ein zugeschlagenes Buch, in welchem ein Bleistift eingeklemmt ist
Darstellung einer Studierenden in einem Labor
Darstellung eines geschlossenen Buchs mit einer Briller und einem Stift

Research Topics

Darstellung verschiedene Forschungsergebnisse
Dargestellt ist eine Auswahl virologischer Standardwerke der Bibliothek des Instituts für Virologie
Darstellung einer gebundenen Dissertationsschrift
Darstellung einer Studierenden in einem Labor
Dargestellt ist ein zugeschlagenes Buch, in welchem ein Bleistift eingeklemmt ist

Institute of Virology

Darstellung von mehreren Händen, die übereinander liegen
Darstellung verschiedene Forschungsergebnisse
Dargestellt ist eine Auswahl virologischer Standardwerke der Bibliothek des Instituts für Virologie
Darstellung vernetzter Figuren
Das Institut für Virologie im Winter, Foto: Jens Böttner
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Contact us

Our facility is located in the southwest of Leipzig, only a short distance from the city center. You can reach us comfortably by public transport or car.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Thomas Vahlenkamp

Institutsdirektor

Veterinär-Virologie einschließlich Diagnostik
An den Tierkliniken 29
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38201
Fax: +49 341 97-38219

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