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The Croatian Veterinary Institute Zagreb was established based on a decision issued by the Ministry of Agriculture of 30 January 1933. As a research organisation, it became a public institution upon taking effect of the Croatian Act on Institutions.
Currently, the Croatian Veterinary Institute is a leading research, diagnostic and analytical institute in the Republic of Croatia, consisting of:
· Croatian Veterinary Institute Zagreb
· Poultry Centre, Zagreb
· Veterinary Institute Križevci
· Veterinary Institute Rijeka
· Veterinary Institute Split
· Veterinary Institute Vinkovci
The Croatian Veterinary Institute is primarily engaged in the diagnostics of infectious and parasitic animal diseases, analysis of food of animal origin and animal feed, control of veterinary medicinal products and scientific research.
In the period from 2007 to 2010, the Croatian Veterinary Institute Zagreb was completely reconstructed, reorganized, computerized and equipped with the most sophisticated laboratory equipment. The reconstructions of the branches will be completed in the first half of 2012.
The Croatian Veterinary Institute has approximately 240 employees, among whom there are more than 100 employees with university degree, including more than 40 PhDs. More than 30 PhDs have been appointed into scientific titles.
All the laboratories of the headquarters and the branches have been accredited by the Croatian Accreditation Agency, and the accreditation covers more than 130 methods.