Gábor FÖLDVÁRI, PhD

ERI Evolutionary Systems
foldvari.gabor [at] ecolres.hu
Brief description of the main scopes: 

• Parasite and pathogen ecology and evolution
• Eco-epidemiology of vector-borne pathogens
• Adaptation of ticks and tick-borne pathogens to the urban environment
• Ecological and evolutionary interactions of urban mammals, ticks and pathogens, risk assessment of human infection
• Climate change and emerging tick-borne pathogens, anticipation and mitigation, application of the DAMA (Document, Assess, Monitor, Act) protocol

Main profile in keywords: 
eco-epidemiology, parasitology, diseases ecology, emerging infectious diseases, climate change
Selected publications:

2019

Szekeres S, Docters van Leeuwen A, Tóth E, Majoros G, Sprong H, Földvári G. (2019): Road-killed mammals provide insight into tick-borne bacterial pathogen communities within urban habitats Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 66(1):277-286.

2018

Sándor AD, Földvári M, Krawczyk AI, Sprong H, Corduneanu A, Barti L, Görföl T, Estók P, Kováts D, Szekeres S, László Z, Hornok S, Földvári G. (2018): Eco-epidemiology of Novel Bartonella Genotypes from Parasitic Flies of Insectivorous Bats Microbial Ecology 76(4):1076-1088.

2017

Szekeres S, Lügner J, Fingerle V, Margos G, Földvári G. (2017): Prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in questing ticks from a recreational coniferous forest of East Saxony, Germany Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 8(6):922-927.

2016

Földvári G, Široký P, Szekeres S, Majoros G, Sprong H. (2016): Dermacentor reticulatus: a vector on the rise Parasites and Vectors 9(1):314.

2014

Földvári G, Jahfari S, Rigó K, Jablonszky M, Szekeres S, Majoros G, Tóth M, Molnár V, Coipan EC, Sprong H. (2014): Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in urban hedgehogs. Emerging Infectious Diseases ;20(3):496-8.