Institute of Virology

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

The Institute of Virology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Leipzig now offers a PCR-based method for the detection of the new coronavirus - SARS-CoV-2 - in pet 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 our INquiry
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Please note that we only examine veterinary and not human medical samples!

our facilities at a glance

Our facility is an institute of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. We participate in the Centre for Infection Medicine (ZIM) and our rooms are home to the Core Unit Flow Cytometry (CUDZ).

News

Junior scientist Karoline Rieckmann of ZIM receives 1st place of this year's research award of the bpt division pig

We are very pleased with Karoline Rieckmann about this award of the Bundesverband Praktizierender Tierärzte e.V. (bpt).

 

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Funding by QS Science Funds

During her doctoral thesis, TÄ Maxi Harzer obtained project funding through the QS Science Funds. In this project, the "importance of viral pathogens...

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

The Institute of Virology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Leipzig now offers a PCR-based detection method for the detection of the new...

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Usutu virus - interdisciplinary research has started

The Dres. Jutta & Georg Bruns Foundation supports excellent veterinarian at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Leipzig. The doctoral student Ms. Maria...

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West Nile Virus Serology Ring Test - passed

The emergence of new pathogens requires a constant development of our diagnostic services. Therefore, our institute has had its serological detection...

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Virologist receives Hans Schleiter Prize

Within the scope of extensive epidemiological studies, an interdisciplinary team around Dr. Michael Sieg was able to prove for the first time the...

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Diagnostic Services

Darstellung von 1,5 ml Eppendorf Reaktionsgefäßen mit offenem Deckel

Our Diagnostic Services

include the diagnostics of pathogens relevant to veterinary medicine and the continuous 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

Darstellung verschiedene Forschungsergebnisse
Dargestellt ist eine Auswahl virologischer Standardwerke der Bibliothek des Instituts für Virologie
Darstellung einer gebundenen Dissertationsschrift
Dargestellt ist ein zugeschlagenes Buch, in welchem ein Bleistift eingeklemmt ist
Darstellung eines Plaque-Assays

Our Institute

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

Contact

Our institute is located in the southwest of Leipzig, only a few kilometres from the city centre. You can reach us comfortably by public transport or by car.

You can find us here

Institute of Virology

KVR, KFP (Lehrgebäude)
An den Tierkliniken 17-21
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-38200
Fax: +49 341 97-38219

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