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Foodborne Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit
VISAVET Health Surveillance Centre
Universidad Complutense
Av. Puerta de Hierro s/n. 28040 Madrid. Spain

e-mail Foodborne Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit


Head office phone: (+34) 913 944 097

Laboratory phone: (+34) 913 944 083

Fax: (+34) 913 943 795

ZTA
Foodborne Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit became operational in 1996 based on the Veterinary Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (VAV). Nowadays, it includes the study of different food-borne zoonoses (Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. coli, Yersinia, Staphylococcus aureus ...). It is also responsible for analyzing antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic organisms, commensal bacteria of the intestinal tract or clinical isolates. The group has several lines of research on the characterization of important foodborne pathogens for Public Health and the mechanisms involved in the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance by using molecular tecniques as well as sequencing. It is outstanding the leadership of this group in international research projects and its collaboration with Public Administrations and companies. ZTA gives support to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (MAGRAMA) and the Community of Madrid developing surveillance programs for zoonotic agents.

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Foodborne Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance Unit
Staff

Head of unit

María Ugarte Ruiz

Veterinary Doctor

Head of laboratory

María García Martín
Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico

Coordinator

Lucas Domínguez Rodríguez
Full Professor UCM
Veterinary Doctor
Miguel Ángel Moreno Romo
Full Professor UCM
Veterinary Doctor
Estefanía Rivero Muñoz

Estefanía Rivero Muñoz

Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Natalia Montero Serra

Natalia Montero Serra

Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Nisrin Maasoumi

Nisrin Maasoumi

Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Bruno González Zorn
Associate Professor UCM
Veterinary Doctor
Daniel Thomas López

Daniel Thomas López

Veterinary Bachelor
Andreas Hoefer

Andreas Hoefer

Cristina Bernabé Balas

Cristina Bernabé Balas

Veterinary Bachelor
Diego Flórez Cuadrado
Graduate in Biology
Gabriel Moyano Ortega
Veterinary Bachelor
José Francisco Delgado Blas

José Francisco Delgado Blas

Veterinary Bachelor
Manuel Ares Arroyo

Manuel Ares Arroyo

Veterinary Bachelor
Irene Sánchez Morales

Irene Sánchez Morales

Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Celia Fernández Martín

Celia Fernández Martín

Técnico Superior en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Estefanía Martínez Fernández

Estefanía Martínez Fernández

Técnico de Laboratorio de Operaciones Básicas
Esther Hernández López

Esther Hernández López

Técnico Superior en Laboratorio de Análisis y Control de Calidad
Isabel Ortega Molina

Isabel Ortega Molina

Veterinary Bachelor

Internship
Isabel Calleja García

Isabel Calleja García

Cristina Montes Solís

Cristina Montes Solís

Graduada en Biología
Pedro Miguela Villoldo

Pedro Miguela Villoldo

Graduado en Biología

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ZTA Science Publication Indicators
ISI Publications
Total
177
Last 12 mo.
11
Last 60 mo.
78
In Press
-
Citations
Impact Factor av.
3.481
I.F. last 12 mo.
4.146
I.F. last 60 mo.
3.518
Mode quartile
1


Categories
Total Quartile
Microbiology 92 1
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 34 1
Infectious Diseases 34 1
Veterinary Sciences 28 1
Biotechnology & applied microbiology 19 1

ZTA Outreach Publication Indicators
Publications
Total
78
Last 12 mo.
11
Last 60 mo.
17
Communications
Total
370
Last 12 mo.
43
Last 60 mo.
149