Name: Dr. Marc Mertens
EDENext Group membership: Emergence and spread of CCHFV (WP2), Public Health (WP15-17)
Supervisor or Team Leader: Prof. Dr. Martin H. Groschup
Institution: Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Germany
Member of project since: 2011
Short description of project activities:
WP2: Organization (together with Martin Groschup and Katja Schmidt) a seroepidemiological study to investigate the distribution of CCHFV in the countries of southeastern Europe. Establishment of diagnostic methods to detect CCHFV specific antibodies in sera from goat, cattle and sheep.
WP 15-17: In the Public Health group, analysis and characterization of the impact of Vector-borne diseases on Public Health.
Virus diagnostic for Bunyaviridae (Hantavirus, CCHFV) and coordination of epidemiological studies
Are you willing to help other colleagues in EDENext, and if so in what fields or activities:
Yes, for thematic details see above