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Acta Veterinaria

The Journal of University of Belgrade

The Acta Veterinaria is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia, dedicated to the publication of original research articles, invited review articles, and to limited extent methodology articles and case reports. The journal considers articles on all aspects of veterinary science and medicine, including the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of medical conditions of domestic, companion, farm and wild animals, as well as the biomedical processes that underlie their health.

Why subscribe and read

High standard of contents. Good publishing quality in electronic and printed form. The journal is devoted to the advancement and dissemination of scientific knowledge concerning veterinary sciences and related academic disciplines.

Why submit

Promotion of each article in numerous abstracting databases. Fast peer review and objective decision.

Acta Veterinaria is an Open Access Journal. All articles can be downloaded free of charge and used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).


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  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Biological Abstracts
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  • Web of Science - Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Web of Science - Zoological Record
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

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Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY 4.0 license.

Sanja Aleksić-Kovačević, Professor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

Technical Editor
Vladimir Kukolj, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade

English Language Editor
Olivera Valčić, Assistant Professor, University of Belgrade

Editorial Board
Manfred Reinacher, University of Giessen, Germany
Marco Pietra, University of Bologna, Italy
Anja Kipar, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Mario Poli, Research Associate, Instituto de Genética "Ewald Favret", Argentina
Sophia Kathariou, NC State University, USA
Alun Williams, University of Cambridge, UK
Geert Opsomer, University of Ghent, Belgium
Lluís Luján, Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Darko Gereš, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Naceur Sliman, Professor, Hospital Universitary, Tunis, Tunisie
Chandraratne Mahinda B. Dematawewa, Professor, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Nikolaos Papaioannaou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Trpe Ristoski, University of Skopje, Macedonia
Aleksandar Mašić, University of Guelph, Canada
Željko Cvetnić, Academician, Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia
Olga Zorman-Rojs, Professor, Veterinary Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Mira Rakić-Martinez, Research Fellow, NCSU-FDA, USA
Siniša Grozdanić, Medical Center, Iowa City, USA
Milica Kovačević-Filipović, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Zoran Stanimirović, Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Danijela Kirovski, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Advisory Board Members
Vlado Teodorović, Professor, University of Belgrade
Dejan Krnjaić, Professor, University of Belgrade
Dušan Mišić, Professor, University of Belgrade
Vanja Krstić, Professor, University of Belgrade
Ivan Jovanović, Professor, University of Belgrade
Sonja Radojičić, Professor, University of Belgrade
Radmila Resanović, Professor, University of Belgrade
Darko Marinković, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade
Ksenija Nešić, Research Associate, Scientific Veterinary Institute, Belgrade
Tamaš Petrović, Principal Research Fellow, Scientific Veterinary Institute, Novi Sad
Vladimir Polaček, Research Associate, Scientific Veterinary Institute, Novi Sad


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