Experimental and Comparative Pathology (PATCOMEX)

Led by: Cornel CĂTOI
Fields: Medicine and pharmaceutics
Molec. Cell. & Sys. Biol.
Institution: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca (USAMVCN)
Scientists/Total: 34/38
Keywords:  1. Comparative anatomy 2. Cell biology 3. Histology, embriology 4. Hematology 5. Serology 6. Blood and urine biochemistry 7. Anesteziology, surgical techniques and intensive therapy 8. Veterinary toxicology 9. Veterinary Pathology (Gross, Cytopatology, Histopatology, Imunohistochemistry, Imunofluorescence, Confocal microscopy, in situ hibridization) 10. Microbiology, Imunology, Epidemiology 11. Forensic medicine 12. Ultrasound 13. Internal medicine 14. Oncology 15. Farmacology 16. Veterinary management 17. Regenerative medicine

1. Active engagement of groups of Romanian specialists in international organizations and consortia of training and research.
2. Contribution to the increase of the quality of research and the exploitation of research results of all specialists from home and abroad in the field of comparative and experimental pathology.
3. Contribution to the academic training of students, PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and postgraduate training;
4. Increase of the international visibility of Romanian research in the field
5. Setting professional standards in the field
6. Blood analyzes on request of the clients.
7. Making a clear backup of the cases on the basis of laboratory data
8. Biochemical analyzes of urine
9. Serum biochemical analyzes
10. Design of experimental models for toxicity, oncology and comparative pathology studies
11. Interpretation of clinical and anatomical data of comparative pathology and experimental studies
12. Microbiological and Immunologcal diagnosis using high fidelity techniques.
13. Microbial sensitivity techniques approved by EUCAST and CLSI;
14. Testing of the antimicrobial efect of new antibiotics and other natural products with antimicrobial efect


• Leica RM2135 Microtome
• Leica CM 1850 Cryotome
• Tissue Processor VIP 200
• Automatic histological staining apparatus DRS 601
• Leica Bond Max - automatic staining apparatus - immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization
• Paraffin embedding station GTE 3
• Chemical hood 5008C
• Sterile laminar flow hood Testel Bio II
• CO2 incubator for cell cultures
• Low Temperature Freezer Scientific 725 - 860C
• Research Microscopes Olympus BX40, BX51 (bright field, dark contrast phase)
• C. Zeiss fluorescence microscope
• Automatic Olympus image analysis line
• Eppendorf 5702 R Refrigerated Laboratory Centrifuge
• ZEISS 710 confocal microscope
• BINDER Incubator
• Memmert Incubator
• Olympus CX41 Optical Microscope it
• Abacus Junior Vet Hematology Analyzer
• Stat Fax 1904 Plus Semi-automatic Biochemistry Analyzer
• Semi-automatic biochemistry analyzer
• Tecan Elisa Line
• Server with drug resistance analysis software
• Kern model A analytical balance
• Kern EMB model 200-2 analytical balance
• Eko Pol oven - model SLN 53
• Wiggenhauser Vortex shaker
• Matrx VME 2 Midmark Small animal inhalation anesthesia machines
• Dräger Cato Small animal inhalation anesthesia apparatus
• Matrx VML Inhalation Anaesthesiamachine for large animals
• Drager Infinity Delta Multiparameter
• Braun infusion Fm
• Weinman Oxygen Concentrator
• Olympus CX22 microscopes
• Glarex Zeiss Microscope
• Incubator for aerobic bacteria I
• Incubator - TS 5151, Type EN 025



Calea Mănăştur 3-5, 400372
Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, România
Tel: +40 264 596384
Fax: +40 264 593792
eMail: corn...@usamvcluj.ro



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