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Dobos Attila


Dr. Dobos Attila

Department of Veterinary Forensics and Economics
Position: research fellow
Building L 3rd floor


Attila Dobos is the research fellow of the Department of Veterinary Forensics and Economics at the University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest (UVMB). He graduated as a veterinarian at UVMB and received his postgraduet degree in state veterinary medicine and epidemiology at UVMB. He graduated as an economist (Msc) on Economy faculty of Western Hungarian University, Sopron. He received also his PhD degree at UVMB. He had worked as an experienced reproduction vet for many years and focused also herd health management. He worked in The UK for several years. He is ruminant business unit manager of Central-Eastern Europe in Ceva-Phyalaxia. He takes part in many national and international research projects and has performed research mostly dairy cattle. His research has resulted in several peer-reviewed journal papers and presentations at national and international conferences.

Main research areas:

  • Q-fever (human and animal aspects)
  • Infectious disease of cattle (e.g. BVD, PTBC)
  • Dairy herd health management

Publication list (Top10):

Kiss I, Szigeti K, Bányai K, Dobos A. A snapshot on Pestivirus A strains occurring in Central Europe. Res Vet Sci. 2022 Dec 20; 152:442-445
Dobos, A., Fodor,I., Tekin,T., Đuričić, D., Samardzija, M., : Presence of Coxiella burnetii in dairy cattle and farms in the Czech Republic, Polish Journal of veterinary sciences, 25, 231-235,  2022.
Dobos, A., Fodor, I., Kreizinger, Z., Makrai, L., Dénes,B., Kiss,I., Đuričić,D., Kovačić, M., Szeredi.: Infertility in dairy cows – Possible bacterial and viral causes, Veterinarska stanica, 53, 2021.
Dobos, A., Fodor, I.: Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii in bovine placentas in Hungary and Slovakia; detection of a novel sequence type, Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 69, 2021 online
Dobos, A., Balla, E.: Industrial dairy cattle farms in Hungary as a source of Coxiella burnetii infection in humans. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Disease, 21, 498-501, 2021.
Dobos, A., Balla, E.: Coxiella burnetii infection rate among intensive dairy farm veterinarians Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 143, 11–16, 2021.
Dobos,A., Fodor, I., Kiss, G., Gyuranecz, M.: Serological survey of Coxiella burnetii infections in dairy cattle, sheep, goats and zoo animals in Hungary, Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 69, 105-109 , 2021.
Dobos, A., Kreizinger, Z., Kovács, A., Gyuranecz, M.: Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii in Central and Eastern European dairy herds, Comparative Immunology Microbiology & Infectious Disease, 72, 101489, 2020.
Dobos, A., Gábor, G., Wehmann, E., Dénes, B., Póth-Szebenyi, B., Kovács, Á. B. and Gyuranecz, M.: Serological screening for Coxiella burnetii in the context of early pregnancy loss in dairy cows, Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 68, 305–309, 2020.
Dobos,A., Gyuranecz, M., Albert, M.,: Incidence rate of Coxiella burnetii in the retention of fetal membranes in dairy herds, Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 142, 593–597, 2020.