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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

Fax: (+34) 913 943 795


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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, Fisheries, Food and Environment (MAPAMA) 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

PhD in Veterinary Sciences

Head of laboratory

María García Martín
Técnico en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico

Coordinator

Lucas Domínguez Rodríguez
Full Professor UCM
PhD in Veterinary Sciences
Miguel Ángel Moreno Romo
Full Professor UCM
PhD in Veterinary Sciences
Bruno González Zorn
Full Professor UCM
PhD in Veterinary Sciences
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
José Antonio Escudero García-Calderón

José Antonio Escudero García-Calderón

Doctor en Ciencias Veterinarias
José Francisco Delgado Blas

José Francisco Delgado Blas

Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Manuel Ares Arroyo

Manuel Ares Arroyo

Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Estefanía Martínez Fernández

Estefanía Martínez Fernández

Técnico Superior en Laboratorio de Diagnóstico Clínico
Pedro Miguela Villoldo
Graduado en Biología
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Bosco Rodríguez Matamoros

Graduada en Veterinaria
Irene Aldea Ramos

Irene Aldea Ramos

Graduada en Biología
Irene Sánchez Méndez

Irene Sánchez Méndez

Graduada en Veterinaria
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Carlos Serna Bernaldo

Graduado en Veterinaria
Claudia Renata Ilas

Claudia Renata Ilas

Graduada en Biología

Internship
Cristina Herreros Moreno

Cristina Herreros Moreno

Mª del Pilar Gómez Martínez

Mª del Pilar Gómez Martínez


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ZTA Science Publication Indicators
ISI Publications
Total
208
Last 12 mo.
10
Last 60 mo.
62
In Press
2
Citations
Impact Factor av.
3.611
I.F. last 12 mo.
5.679
I.F. last 60 mo.
3.988
Mode quartile
1


Categories
Total Quartile
Microbiology 108 1
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 39 1
Infectious Diseases 38 1
Veterinary Sciences 36 1
Biotechnology & applied microbiology 21 1

ZTA Outreach Publication Indicators
Publications
Total
84
Last 12 mo.
2
Last 60 mo.
19
Communications
Total
457
Last 12 mo.
22
Last 60 mo.
151