PhD defense on livestock as source of salmonella in humans

Friday 12 Apr 13
The National Food Institute invites to Leonardo Victor de Knegt’s PhD defense on the proportion of Salmonella infections in humans in EU, derived from animals. The defense takes place 22 April 2013 at 13.00.

In his PhD, Leonardo Victor de Knegt from the National Food Institute has estimated the proportion of Salmonella in humans in EU, which can be attributed to pigs, broiler chickens, turkeys and layer hens. He has also evaluated the method used and compared it to the Danish Salmonella source account model.


See the invitation (pdf) for Leonardo Victor de Knegt’s PhD defense of the thesis: “A multi-country approach for attributing human salmonellosis to animal reservoirs: Global perspectives and application of surveillance data from the European Union”.


Mondag 22 April 2013 at 13.00.


National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
Mørkhøj Bygade 19, Laden 1
2860 Søborg


PhD student Leonardo Victor de Knegt,, tlf. + 35 88 73 61

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