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

Address: Herzl 229, P.O. Box 12,
Rehovot 76100, Israel

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



Selected Publications

Harrus, S., Kenny, M., Miara, L., Aizenberg, I., Waner, T. and Shaw, S. (2004). Comparison of simultaneous splenic sample PCR with blood sample PCR for iagnosis and treatment of experimental Ehrlichia canis infection. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 48:4488-4490.

Harrus, S. and Baneth, G. (2005). Drivers for the emergence and reemergence of vector-borne protozoal and rickettsial organisms. Int. J. Parasitol. 35:1309-1318.

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Membership in Scientific organizations

- Israel Veterinary Medical Association.
- American Society for Rickettsiology.
- European College of Veterinary Clinical Pathology.
- Israel Society for Parasitology, Protozoology & Tropical Diseases.
- European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
- Israel Society for Microbiology.Read more >

Prof. Shimon Harrus

Special interest

Infectious diseases, vector-borne diseases, vector-pathogen-host interactions, zoonoses, rickettsial diseases, ehrlichiosis, bartonellosis.


  • Parasitology
  • Veterinary Physiology  
  • Scientific Reading
  • Seminar in Veterinary Medicine


Rickettsioses, Ehrlichiosis, Bartonelosis, other vector-borne diseases, vector-pathogen-host interactions.

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