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Fernando Spilki

  • PhD
  • Research Productivity fellow
  • National Council for Scientific and Technological Development
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  • 864CitationsNumber of citations received by Fernando's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

enteric virusesmolecular biologymicrobiologypublic healthveterinary medicineenvironmental sciencesvirology


Fernando Rosado Spilki holds a Veterinary degree (DVM , 2001) and Master's in Veterinary Sciences (2004) from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He earned his PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology from State University of Campinas (2006), Brazil. Dr. Spilki is now Professor at Feevale University, Novo Hamburgo, Brazil and his main research focus is on the detection and characterization of viruses from human beings and domestic animals, the occurrence and fate of enteric viruses in water and soil, as well as the development of viral vaccines.


Co-authors (345)

Publications (5)

  • Assessment of diversity of adenovirus DNA polimerase gene in recreational waters facilitated by ultracentrifugal concentration

    • Girardi V
    • Demoliner M
    • Rigotto C
    • et al.
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  • Distribution and genetic diversity of the human polyomaviruses JC and BK in surface water and sewage treatment plant during 2009 in Porto Alegre, Southern Brazil

    • Comerlato J
    • Souza-Campos F
    • Souza-Arantes T
    • et al.
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  • Evaluation of virus recovery methods and efficiency of tannin-derived coagulants in removing total coliforms, E. coli and enteric viruses in effluents of a domestic sewage treatment plant

    • Fabres R
    • Da Luz R
    • Soliman M
    • et al.
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  • Human adenovirus in tissues of freshwater snails living in contaminated waters

    • Gularte J
    • Staggemeier R
    • Demoliner M
    • et al.
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  • Monoclonal antibody characterization of bovine herpesviruses types 1 (BHV-1) and 5 (BHV-5)

    • Souza V
    • Melo S
    • Esteves P
    • et al.


Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

Associate Editor for Veterinary Virology

2017 - Present


Academic Editor - Veterinary Medicine

2017 - Present

Brazilian Journal of Biology

Editor for Aquatic Sciences

2015 - Present

Professional experience

Research Productivity fellow


March 2009 - Present


Universidade Feevale

February 2008 - Present

Universidade Estadual de Campinas

February 2004 - January 2008(4 years)



UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas

February 2004 - November 2006(3 years)


Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

February 2002 - January 2004(2 years)

Veterinary Medicine

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

March 1996 - August 2001(5 years)