The mission of the Chair of Comparative Tropical Medicine and Parasitology is divided into three main areas:
The diagnostic laboratory operates at the highest technical and methodological quality standards and tries to take a top position in the field of parasitological diagnostics. It gives expert advice, in order to achieve a reputation which extends beyond the borders. A free consultation service is provided by our veterinarians.
The Chair of Comparative Tropical Medicine and Parasitology represents the field of Parasitology at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Munich and holds lectures and courses.
Our main research focus is directed towards ectoparasites, especially ticks and fleas, with regard to the infections they transmit, such as babesiosis, borreliosis, rickettsiosis, and viral infections.