Infekcijske bolezni

Infectious Diseases

The Small Animal Clinic of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Ljubljana deals with the prevention, detection and treatment of various infectious diseases, such as leptospirosis, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, chlamydiosis and others.

The prevention of infectious diseases includes general preventive measures and preventive vaccinations. The Small Animal Clinic laboratory performs the testing of the following diseases or agents.

In collaboration with external laboratories, the clinic provides appropriate samples for inspection of the following, among others:

  • Anaplasmosis (serological and molecular methods)
  • Borreliosis (serological methods)
  • Mycoplasma (culture and molecular methods)
  • Some viral mucosal infections (electron microscopy)
  • Chlamydiosis (serological methods)
  • Leishmaniasis (serological and molecular methods on tissue samples)
  • Leptospirosis (serological methods)
  • Babesiosis (molecular methods or microscopic examination of blood smears)
  • Haemobartonellosis (microscopic examination of blood smears)


It is not necessary to make an appointment for an examination at the clinics for infectious diseases. However, prior to non-urgent visits it is advisable to call 01 4779 277 to enquire about the current waiting time.