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Tuska-Szalay Barbara


Dr. Tuska-Szalay Barbara

vet, DVM
Department of Parasitology and Zoology
Position: vet, PhD student
06 (1) 478-4263
Building A I. Floor


In 2011, I graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Szent István University as a doctor of veterinary medicine, after that I worked as a clinical veterinarian in a small animal practice. In 2020, I was admitted to the Doctoral School of the University of Veterinary Medicine, and since then I have been working as a PhD student and as a department veterinarian at the Department of Parasitology and Zoology.

Main research areas:

  • Molecular examination of the most important unicellular organisms in small animals.


Professional organization membership

Number of thesis/TDK students to date:


PhD students
Publication list (Top10)


1. Tuska-Szalay, Barbara ; Vizi, Zsuzsanna ; Hofmann-Lehmann, Regina ; Vajdovich, Peter ; Takács, Nora ; Meli, Marina L. ; Farkas, Robert ; Stummer-Knyihár, Viktoria ; Jerzsele, Ákos ; Kontschán, Jenő et al.: Babesia gibsoni emerging with high prevalence and co-infections in “fighting dogs” in Hungary Current Research in Parasitology & Vector-Borne Diseases p. 100048 (2021)
2. Tuska-Szalay, Barbara ; Takács, Nora ; Kontschán, Jenő ; Vizi, Zsuzsanna ; Hornok, Sándor: Dogs are final hosts of Sarcocystis morae (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae): First report of this species in Hungary and its region – Short communication ACTA VETERINARIA HUNGARICA 69 : 2 pp. 157-160. , 4 p. (2021)