Editor Name: Patrizia Serratore
Designation: Senior Researcher
University: University of Bologna
Biography: Patrizia Serratore is a Senior Researcher of the Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.
Research field: Researches on the bacterial component of medical and veterinary importance associated with seafood, particularly the autochthonous Vibrionaceae and allochthonous contaminants. Development of biochemical and molecular analytical procedures for the characterization of human pathogenic vibrios such as V. cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus.
Studies on the purification process applied to bivalve molluscs intended for human consumption. Studies on the development of the bacterial component associated to seafood during storage. Assistance to Food Business Operators on the interpretation and implementation of the European Food Hygiene Legislation.