The Kimron Veterinary Institute is the diagnostic and research arm of the Veterinary Services of the Ministry of Agriculture which comprises of 17 laboratories are allocated to 5 divisions such as Division of Pathology, Division of Avian and Fish Diseases, Division of Parasitology, Division of Bacteriology, Division of Virology.
The main Functions of the KVI are diagnosis in the laboratory and on the farm, research and development, extension, vaccine control and production and public health which provides a comprehensive veterinary diagnostic service for livestock health, feed and food industries, export and import of animals and products of animal origin.
Diagnosis of major zoonotic diseases such as rabies, brucellosis and tuberculosis is carried out at the KVI, in reference laboratories serving the medical community too. Most of the biological samples (apart from blood samples) are initially screened by the Department of Pathology. After necropsy, the samples are distributed among the various departments, depending on the initial pathological findings and the clinical requirements. In 2003 nearly 3,500 necropsies were performed and 350,000 examinations were carried out in the various laboratories. Most research projects involve applied approaches to veterinary problems in Israel. In 2003 more than 100 projects were carried out.
The following is the list of scholars from Kimron Veterinary Institute who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Kimron Veterinary Institute that are published in OMICS International journals.