ESCCAP Hungary


EvaFok.pngDr. Éva Fok graduated from the University of Veterinary Science, Budapest in 1976. She carried out postgraduate studies both in the UK and Hungary including a Ph.D diploma in the pathogenesis, pathomechanism, chemotherapy and prevention of larval toxocarosis from Semmelweis University, Budapest.

She began her veterinary career at the Animal hospital in Gyöngyös, Hungary. She worked for the Hungarian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Budapest and Fót before moving on to the Helminthological Research Laboratory in, Department of Parasitology and Zoology, University of Veterinary Science, Budapest. Eva currently works as a senior researcher at the Department of Parasitology and Zoology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent István University, Budapest where she carries out research on helminthology and lectures in parasitology. Her fields of interest include larval toxocarosis, dirofilariosis, helminth parasites in pets and diseases of carnivores (mainly dogs and cats).

She is a member of the Society of Hungarian Parasitologists, the Hungarian Society of Zoonoses, WAAVP (World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology) and EDiS (European Dirofilaria Society).


Hungary joined ESCCAP in March 2013 and will bring together experts in the field of veterinary parasitology in Hungary to raise awareness of the threat from companion animal parasites and to provide locally relevant information and advice.

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