Zornitsa Mladenova, PhD, virologist
head of the laboratory
Surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis in children less than 15 years of age and their virological investigation for Polioviruses. Detection of enteroviruses using cell culture methods for isolation and serotype identification along with molecular-based techniques for detection of enteroviruses and parechoviruses in clinical samples. Detection of rotaviruses using immunoaassays and molecular genotype characterization of the detected strains. Molecular-based detection and identification of noroviruses genogroup I and II.