Klinika za prežvekovalce in prašiče

Clinic for Ruminants and Pigs

Diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. Examinations of blood, urine, milk samples, etc.

Work

The clinic deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of various diseases in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. It advises and educates breeders and veterinarians and performs laboratory diagnostics.

Clinical and epidemiological diagnostics of diseases in cattle, sheep, goats and pigs are performed at the Clinic for Ruminants and Pigs. The clinic deals with the treatment and prevention of diseases and performs various surgical procedures.

The clinic advises breeders and veterinarians on diagnostic procedures, treatment and disease prevention, and also educates future veterinarians and carries out research.

Two laboratories operate within the Clinic for Ruminants and Pigs:

  • Laboratory for Clinical Pathology, where haematologic, biochemical and hormonal blood tests, as well as urine, milk and other biological specimen tests, are performed for various animal species
  • Laboratory for Serology, where serological diagnostics of pig diseases are performed

 

Research

Clinical and laboratory diagnostics of ruminant and porcine diseases.

The research activity at the clinic is carried out within programme groups and as part of various national and international projects such as:

  • P4 0092 programme group
  • bilateral projects
  • COST
  • CRP
  • Tempus
  • Erasmus+

Research is conducted for external clients and the economy.

 

Services

Healthcare of ruminants
  • Clinical diagnostics, treatment and prevention of organic, metabolic, deficient, parasitic and infectious diseases and poisoning in ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats).
  • Clinical, outpatient and fieldwork is performed.
  • Special surgery (traumatic reticuloperitonitis, rennet dislocation, other abdominal diseases, diseases of the extremities and urticaria, diseases of the mammary gland, etc.).
  • Advising veterinarians and breeders on health issues in ruminant farming.

Admission of cattle and other ruminants to the clinic takes place Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm, with prior agreement with the veterinarian.

Phone: 01 4779 222 or 01 4779 227

 
Sampling of milk for bacteriological examination

Healthcare of pigs
  • Epidemiological and clinical diagnosis of pig diseases
  • Preparation of a contingency plan in the event of disease
  • Advice and training for breeders
Laboratory for Clinical Pathology

Testing of blood, urine, milk and other samples
(The laboratory also performs activities for the needs of National Veterinary Institute - Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory)

Working Hours
Mondays – Fridays from 7am – 3pm
Telephone: 01 4779 222 (223)

  • Haematological examinations for domestic and wild ruminants and other species of domestic, wild and exotic animals
  • Haematological tests for laboratory animals
  • Blood cell morphology
  • Biochemical tests for blood serum in domestic and wild ruminants and other species of domestic, wild and exotic animals
  • Biochemical tests for laboratory animals
  • Hormonal analyses
  • Biochemical investigations of the milk serum of domestic ruminants
  • Physical (macroscopic and microscopic) and chemical examinations of urine and other body fluids of domestic and wild animals
  • Metabolic profile in ruminants
  • Advice and consultations with veterinarians and animal owners
  • Special examinations of faeces (occult hemorrhage, haemotest)
  • Quality control of work with intra and inter laboratory control
  • Slovenian veterinary interlaboratory comparisons

Form for sending samples to the laboratory

Laboratory testing for research purposes

Serology Laboratory

Serological diagnostics - pig diseases (PRRS, PED, Salmonella, TGE/PRCV, TGE, APP)

Contacts

Management

Department Head

izr. prof. dr. Marina Štukelj

Tel. 01 4779 206
Email: marina.stukelj@vf.uni-lj.si

Department for Healthcare of Ruminants

Cesta v mestni log 47
1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: 01 4779 222 or 01 4779 227

Admission of cattle and other ruminants to the clinic takes place Monday to Friday from 7am to 3pm, with prior agreement with the veterinarian.

Laboratory for Clinical Pathology

Cesta v mestni log 47
1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: 01 4779 222 or 01 4779 223

Working Hours

Mondays – Friday from 7am – 3pm

 

Department for Healthcare of Pigs

Cesta v mestni log 47
1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: 01 4779 211

Serology Laboratory

Cesta v mestni log 47
1000 Ljubljana

Tel.: 01 4779 222 or 01 4779 227