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Claudia Maistrelli

Claudia Maistrelli


  • 2009-2016: Study of veterinary medicine at the University of Padova in Italy
  • 2016: – 3 months externship at the “Toledo Zoo”, Ohio, USA. Focus: anesthesia of mammals
  • 2016:– 3 months veterinary practitioner at the small animal vet clinic “Clinica Veterinaria Cittá di Bolzano” in Bolzano, Italy
  • 12/2016 – 9/2017: Erasmus student at ITAW. Focus: investigations of wild boar reproduction
  • Since 10/2017: research assistant at ITAW

Key activities

  • Research on wild boar reproduction (doctoral thesis)
  • Co-working at project causes of losses in ring-necked pheasant chicks
  • Co-working at project wildlife surveys in Lower Saxony
  • Co-working at project black grouse in the conservation area Lüneburg Heath, Lower Saxony


Cagatay GN, Antos A, Meyer D, Maistrelli C, et al. Frequent infection of wild boar with atypical porcine pestivirus (APPV). Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018;65:1087–1093.


Stiftung Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover
Institute for Wildlife Research
Bischofsholer Damm 15
30173 Hannover
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