MVDr. Andrea Laukova, CSc.

Current affiliation:
Institute of Animal Physiology Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia
Head of Laboratory of Animal Microbiology
Recent publications:

  • SIMONOVÁ, M. – STROMPFOVÁ, V.-MARCIŇÁKOVÁ, M.-LAUKOVÁ, A.-VESTERLUND, S.-MORATALLA, M.L.-BOVER-CID, S.-VIDAL-CAROU, C. Characterization of Staphylococcus xylosus and Staphylococcus carnosus isolated from Slovak meat products. In Meat Science , Vol. 73, no. 4, 2006, p. 559-564.
  • MAREKOVÁ, M.- LAUKOVÁ, A.-SKAUGEN M.-I.F. NES. Isolation and characterization of a new bacteriocin, termed enterocin M, produced by environmental isolate Enterococcus faecium AL41. In Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 2007, Vol. 34, 533-537.
  • LAUKOVÁ, A.- SIMONOVÁ, M.- STROMPFOVÁ, V.- ŠTYRIAK, I.- OUWEHAND, A.C. Potential of enterococci isolated from horses. In Anaerobe, Vol. 14, Is. 4, 2008, p. 234-236
  • STROMPFOVÁ, V.- LAUKOVÁ, A.-SIMONOVÁ, M.- MARCIŇÁKOVÁ, M. Occurrence of the structural enterocin A, P, B, L50B genes in enterococci of different origin. In Veterinary Microbiology, vol. 132, Iss.3-4, 2008, p. 293-301
  • LAUKOVÁ, A.- MARCIŇÁKOVÁ, M.- STROMPFOVÁ, V.-OUWEHAND, A.C. Probiotic potential of enterococci isolated from canine feed. In Folia Microbiologica, Vol. 53, no. 1, 2008, p. 84-88.

Expertise and research areas:
Isolation, characterization of new bacteriocin-producing strains with probiotic properties   from different animal ecosystems, feed and food and testing their beneficial effect.

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