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Professor Gerold Stanek
Klinisches Institut für Hygiene
und Medizinische Mikrobiologie
der Medizinischen Universität Wien
Editor (responsible for content and editing of EUCALB.com,
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Professor Jeremy Gray
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4
EUCALB Advisory Board
Dr Ram B. Dessau MD, PhD,
Department of Clinical Microbiology, Slagels Hospital, Denmark
Professor Agustin Estrada-Pena DVM PhD,
Veterinary epidemiology, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Dr Volker Fingerle MD,
Infectious Diseases, National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Food and Health Safety Authority, Munich, Germany
Dr Lise Gern PhD,
Parasitology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Professor Jeremy Gray PhD,
Parasitology, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dr Klaus-Peter Hunfeld MD,
Infectious Diseases, University Hospital and School of Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Germany
Professor Benoit Jaulhac MD PhD,
Infectious Diseases, University of Strasbourg, France
Dr Olaf Kahl PhD,
Animal Ecology, Free University of Berlin
Professor Reinhard Kaiser MD,
Neurology, Pforzheim Hospital, Ruprecht-KarlsUniversity of Heidelberg, Germany
Professor Andreas Krause MD,
Rheumatology, Immanuel Hospital - Rheumaklinik Wannsee and the Center for Natural Medicine, Berlin, Germany
Dr W. Kristoferitsch, Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost, Donauspital, Vienna, Austria
Dr Alessandro Mannelli DVM PhD,
Veterinary Epidemiology, University of Turin
Dr Susan O'Connell MD,
Infectious Diseases, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom
Dr Katharina Ornstein MD,
Infectious Diseases, Lund University, Hässleholm Hospital, Sweden
Dr Annapaola Rizzoli, DVM, PhD,
Veterinary epidemiology, Centre for Alpine Ecology- Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy
Dr Hein Sprong PhD,
National Institute of Public Health and Environment (RIVM), Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Professor Gerold Stanek MD,
Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dr Joanna Stanzcak PhD,
Parasitology, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
Professor Franc Strle MD,
Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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