Selected Recent Publications

School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940


  • Britzi, M. Gross, M. Lavy, E. Soback, S. and Steinman, A. (2010) Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of metronidazole in fed and fasted horses. J. Vet. Pharmacol. Therap. 33:511-514.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Steinman, A. Bumbarov, V. Maan, S. Singh Maan, N. Nomikou, K. Batten, C. Potgieter, C. Gottlieb, Y. Mertens, P. and Klement, E. (2011) The isolation and phylogenetic grouping of Equine Encephalosis Virus in Israel. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 17:1883-1886.
  • Steinman, A. Zimmerman, T. Klement, E. Lensky, I.M. Berlin, D. Gottlieb, Y. and Baneth, G. (2012) Demographic and environmental risk factors for infection by Theileria equi in 590 horses in Israel. Vet. Parasitol.. (187:558-562)
  • Schwaber, M.J. Navon-Venezia, S. Masarwa, S. Tirosh-Levy, S. Adler, A. Chmelnitsky, I. Carmeli, Y. Klement, E. Steinman, A. (2013) Clonal Transmission of a Rare Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Genotype between Horses and Staff at a Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Vet. Microbiol. 162:907-911.
  • Steinman, A. Aharonson-Raz, K. Blum, S.E. Shnaiderman, A. Klement, E. Lensky, I.M. Horohov, D.W. Page, A.E. (2014) Demographic and environmental risk factors for exposure to Lawsonia intracellularis in horses in Israel. J. Equine Vet. Sci. 34:641-646.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Rapoport, A. Hawari, I.M. Lensky, I.M. Berlin, D. Zivotofsky, D. Klement, E. Steinman A. (2014) Novel description of force of infection and risk factors associated with Theileria equi in horses in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Ticks Tick Borne. Dis. 5:366-372.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Davidson, I. Porat, Y. Altory, A. Klement, E. Steinman A. (2014) Seroprevalence and rate of infection of equine influenza virus (H3N8 and H7N7) and equine herpes virus (1 and 4) in the horse population in Israel. J. Equine Vet. Sci. 34:828-832.
  • Rapoport, A. Aharonson-Raz, K. Berlin, D. Tal, S. Gottlieb, Y. Klement, E. Steinman A. (2014) Molecular characterization of the Babesia caballi rap-1 gene and epidemiological survey in horses in Israel. Infect. Genet. Evol. 23:115-120.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Lichter-Peled, A. Tal, S. Gelman, B. Cohen, D. Klement, E. Steinman A. (2014) Spatial and temporal distribution of West Nile virus in horses in Israel (1997-2013) - from endemic to epidemics. PLoS One. 9(11):e113149.
  • Steinman A. Masarwa, S. Tirosh-Levy, S. Gleser, D. Kelmer, G. Adler, A. Carmeli, Y. Schwaber, M.J. (2015) Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus spa type t002 Outbreak in Horses and Staff at a Veterinary Teaching Hospital after its Presumed Introduction by a Veterinarian. J. Clin. Microbiol. 9:2827-2831.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Kaminski, Y. Horn Mandel, H. Sutton, G.A. Markovics, A. and Steinman A. (2015) Prevalence and Risk Factor Analysis of Equine Infestation with Gastrointestinal Parasites in Israel. Israel J. Vet. Med. 70:32-40.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Steinman A. Kavkovsky, A. Bumbarov, V. Berlin, D. Lichter-Peled, A. Berke, O. Klement, E. (2015) Analysis of the association of climate, weather and herd immunity with the spread of equine encephalosis virus in horses in Israel. Transbound. Emerg. Dis. 64:593-602.
  • Aharonson-Raz, K. Baneth, G. Patrícia Lopes, A. Brancal, H. Schallig, H. Cardoso, L. Steinman A. (2015) Low seroprevalence of Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii in the horse population in Israel. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 15:726-31.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Steinman A. Carmeli, Y. Klement, E. Navon-Venezia, S. (2015) Prevalence and Risk Factors for Colonization with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Other Staphylococci species in Hospitalized and Farm Horses in Israel. Prev. Vet. Med. 122:135-144.
  • Walter, S. Rasche, A. Moreira-Soto, A. Pfaender, S. Bletsa, M. Max Corman, V. Aguilar-Setien, A. García-Lacy, F. hans, A. Todt, D. Schuler, G. Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Steinman A. Roncoroni, C. Veneziano, V. Rusenova, N. Sandev, N. Rusenov, A. Zapryanova, D. García-Bocanegra, I. Jores, J. Carluccio, A. Cristina Veronesi, M. Cavalleri, J. Drosten, C. Lemey, P. Steinmann, E. Drexler J. (2016) Differential infection patterns and recent evolutionary origins of equine hepaciviruses in donkeys. J. Virol. 91(1):e01711-16.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Blum, S.E. Steward, K.F. Waller, A.S. Steinman A. (2016) Streptococcus equi subspecies equi in horses in Israel: seroprevalence and strain types. Vet. Rec. Open 3(1):e000187.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gelman, B. Zivitofsky, D. Quraan, L. Khinich, E. Nasereddin, A. Abdeen, Z. Steinman A. (2017) Seroprevalence and risk factor analysis for exposure to equine encephalosis virus in Israel, Palestine and Jordan. Vet. Med. Sci. 3:82-90.
  • Ketter-Ratzon, D. Tirosh-Levy, S. Nachum-Biala, Y. Saar, T. Qura’n, L. Zivotofsky, D. Abdeen, Z. Baneth, G. Steinman A. (2017) Characterization of Theileria equi genotypes in horses in Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. Ticks Tick Borne. Dis. 8:499-505.
  • Azmi, K. Tirosh-Levy, S. Manasrah, M. Mizrahi, R. Nasereddin, A. Al-Jawabreh, A. Ereqat, S. Abdeen, Z. Lustig, Y. Gelman, B. Schvartz, G. Steinman A. (2017) West Nile virus, seroprevalence in animals in Palestine and Israel. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 17:558-566.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Erdenlig Gurbilek S. Tel, O.Y. Keskin, O. Steinman A. (2017) Seroprevalence of Rhodococcus equi in asymptomatic horses in Israel. J S Afr Vet Assoc. 88:e1-e6.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Solomovich, R. Comte, J. Sutton, G.A. Steinman A. (2017) Daboia (Vipera) palaestinae envenomation in horses: Clinical and hematological signs, risk factors for mortality and construction of a novel severity scoring system. Toxicon 137:58-64.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gottlieb, Y. Apanaskevich, D.A. Mumcuoglu, K.Y. Steinman A. (2018) Species distribution and seasonal dynamics 3 of equine tick infestation in two 4 Mediterranean climate niches in Israel. Parasit Vectors.11:54.
  • Staiger, L. Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Tirosh-Levy, S. Steinman A. (2019) Lack Of exposure to Equine Infectious Anemia and Equine Viral Arteritis in horses in Israel. Israel J. Vet. Med. 74:63-66.
  • Sutton, G.A. Atamna, R. Steinman A. Mair, T. (2019) Comparison of Three Acute Colic Pain Scales: reliability, validity and usability. Vet J. 246:71-77.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Solomovich Manor, R. Comte, J. Nissan, I. Sutton, G.A. Gabai, A. Gazit, E. Steinman, A. (2019) Daboia (Vipera) palaestinae envenomation in 123 horses: Treatment and efficacy of antivenom administration. Toxins. 11:168.
  • Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Steinman A. Meidan G. Paitan Y. Abu Ahmad W. Navon-Venezia S. (2019) Petting Zoo Animals as an Emerging Reservoir of Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase and AmpC-Producing Enterobacteriaceae. Front. Microbiol. 10:2488.
  • Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Paitan, Y. Arielly, H. Kondratyeva, K. Tirosh-Levy, S.  Abells Sutton, G. Navon-Venezia, S. Steinman A. (2020) Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in hospitalized neonatal foals: Prevalence, risk factors for shedding and association with infection. Animals. 9:600.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gottlieb, Y. Arieli, O. Mazuz, M.L. King, R. Horowitz, I. Steinman, A. (2020) Genetic characteristics of Theileria equi in zebras, wild and domestic donkeys in Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Ticks Tick Borne. Dis. 11:101286.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gottlieb, Y. Steinman, A. (2020) Stress conditions do not affect Theileria equi parasitemia levels in sub-clinically infected horses. Ticks Tick Borne. Dis. 11:101384.
  • Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Navon-Venezia, S. Dor, Z. Paitan, Y. Arielly, H. Abu Ahmad, W. Kelmer, G. Fulde, M. Steinman, A. (2020) Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae shedding in farm horses versus hospitalized horses: prevalence and risk factors. Animals. 10:282. 2.323;14/142.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Steinman, A. Einhorn, A. Apanaskevich, D.A. Mumcuoglu, K.Y. Gottlieb, Y. (2020) Potential tick vectors for Theileria equi in Israel. Med. Vet. Entomol. 34:291-294.
  • Idoko, I.S., Tirosh-Levy, S. Mazuz, M.L. Adam, B.M. Garba, B.S. Nafarnda, D.W. Steinman, A. (2020) Genetic Characterization of Piroplasms in Donkeys and Horses from Nigeria. Animals. 10:324.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gottlieb, Y. Mimoun, L. Mazuz, M.L. Steinman, A. (2020) Transplacental transmission of Theileria equi is not a common cause of abortions and infection of foals in Israel. Animals. 10:341.
  • Yagel, Y. Sestito, S. Motro, Y. Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Khalfin, B. Sagi, O. Navon-Venezia, S. Steinman, A. Moran-Gilad, J. (2020) Genomic Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance, Virulence, and Phylogeny of the Genus Ochrobactrum. Antibiotics. 9:177.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Steinman, A. Levy, H. Katz, Y. Shtilman, M. Gottlieb, Y. (2020) Parasite load and genotype are associated with clinical outcome of piroplasm infected equines. Parasit Vectors. 13:267.
  • Tirosh-Levy, S. Gottlieb, Y. Mazuz, M.L. Savisky, I. Steinman, A. (2020) Infection dynamics of Theileria equi in carrier horses is associated with management and tick exposure. Ticks Tick Borne. Dis. 11:101508
  • Schvartz, G. Farnoushi, Y.  Berkowitz, A. Edery, N. Hann, S. Steinman, A. Lublin, A. Erster, O. (2020) Molecular characterization of the re-emerging West Nile Virus in avian species and equids in Israel, 2018, and pathological description of the disease. Parasit Vectors. 13:528.
  • Shnaiderman-Torban, A. Navon-Venezia, S. Kelmer, E. Cohen, A. Paitan, Y. Arielly, H. Steinman, A. (2020) Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacterales shedding by dogs and cats hospitalized in an emergency and critical care department of a veterinary teaching hospital. Antibiotics. 9:545.
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