Alžbeta Königová, MVDr., PhD.


  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Košice, Slovakia



  • +421-55-63 314 11 – 13

ORCID: 0000-0002-0479-3445

Web of Science Researcher ID: AAN-8186-2020

Scopus Author ID: 6506743533

Scientific interests

  • important parasitic diseases of livestock and horses with a focus on experimental pharmacology
  • geographical distribution and diagnosis of parasites using quantitative coprological methods in small ruminants and horses
  • detection of anthelmintic resistance of gastrointestinal nematodes using in vivo and in vitro methods in farm and wild ruminants and horses
  • standardization of in vitro EHA and LDA tests for detection of resistant nematode strains from Trichostrongylidae family in sheep and goats and from subfamily Cyathostominae in horses
  • effective therapy of serious medically and economically significant parasitic infections on monitored farms
Work experience
2011-present senior researcher; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
2012-present lecturer; The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy; Clinic of Birds, Exotic and Free Living Animals; Student Programme - General Veterinary Medicine; Diseases of Poultry
2002-2011 researcher; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1997-2002 Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training
2011 Qualification IIa (senior researcher)
2002 Ph.D.  Degree awarded by the Presidium of the Slovak Academy of Sciences; specialization – Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
1997-2002 Ph.D. study at the Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1997 D.V.M.Degree awarded by The University of Veterinary Medicine; specialization – General Veterinary Medicine
1991-1997 university study at The University of Veterinary Medicine, Košice, Slovakia
1987-1991 secondary school;  The Trebišovská Grammar School, Košice, Slovakia
Working stays abroad
May 2010 Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, Unit of Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, the Regional Centre for Monitoring of Parasitic Diseases of Livestock (CREMOPAR), The University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
2014 - present Member of the Diploma Thesis Committee, study section Diseases of birds and exotic animals, The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Košice, Slovakia
September 1997 - present Member of the Board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology