Sara Savić


Sara Savic


Head of Laboratory for Serology, Immunology and Biochemistry

Scientific Veterinary Institute, Novi Sad”






Network Investigator 


Research Keywords: 

Vector-borne diseases, Diagnostic methods, One Health




Sara Savić, PhD, DVM, is a researcher working in a diagnostic laboratory within the Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad” in Novi Sad, Serbia. Her main work is based on the diagnostic procedures for zoonotic diseases and vector-borne zoonoses. Dr. Savić completed her PhD degree on Diagnostics of Lyme disease in dogs and ticks, and then turned her interests and career towards other vector-borne diseases important for public health and One Health issues. The significance of multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary work has become most interesting during the past decade. Her expertise is in bacterial and parasitic vector-borne zoonoses, especially in blood parasites. Dr. Savić has published over 200 publications so far as a leading author or as a coauthor in different scientific journals or at conferences.  




Related websites:

Researchgate Profile


Key Publications:

Savić Sara, Žekić Stošić Marina, Marčić Doroteja, Hernández Isabel, Potkonjak Aleksandar, Otašević Suzana, Ružić Maja, Morchón Rodrigo: Seroepidemiological Study of Canine and Human Dirofilariasis in the Endemic Region of Northern Serbia. Frontiers in veterinary science, ISSN 2296-1769, 7, 571, 2020 (eng), M21 8,0, doi:10.3389/fvets.2020.00571


Francesco Chiesa, Laura Tomassone, Sara Savic, Alessandro Bellato,  Andrei Daniel Mihalca, David Modry, Barbara Häsler, Daniele de Meneghi: One Health collaboration between human, animal and environmental health sectors in Europe and neighboring areas, Frontiers in PublicHealth, , February 2021, Vol 9, Article 609949


Marčić Doroteja, Potkonjak Aleksandar, Žekić Stošić Marina, Spasojević Kosić Ljubica, Pušić Ivan, Savić Sara: Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis in Dogs from Shelters in Vojvodina, Serbia.Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, ISSN 1678-9216, 48, 1772, str., 2020 (eng), M23 3,0, doi:10.22456/1679-9216.106140


Garnier Julie, Savić Sara, Boriani Elena, Bagnol Brigitte, Häsler Barbara, Kock Richard: Helping to heal nature and ourselves through human-rights-based and genderresponsive One Health.One Health Outlook, ISSN 2524-4655, 2020 (eng), M52 1,5, doi:10.1186/s42522-020-00029-0


Marčić Doroteja, Žekić Stošić Marina, Milošević Smiljana, Pušić Ivan, Potkonjak Aleksandar, Tasić-Otašević Suzana, Savić Sara: Seroprevalence of Leishmania dogs in Northern Serbia.Veterinarski glasnik, ISSN 0350-2457, 74, 2, str.187-193, 2020 (eng), M51 2,0, UDK 636.7.09:616.993.161(497.11)”2019/2020”, UDK 636.7.09:615.373(497.11), doi:10.2298/VETGL201030015M, 451-03-68/2020-14/200031


Potkonjak Aleksandar, Savić Sara, Spasojević Kosić Ljubica , Tasić-Otašević Suzana , Tomanović Snežana , Kovačević Filipović Milica: Consensus statement on the epidemiological situation and expected frequency of canine vector-borne diseases in Serbia.Veterinarski glasnik, ISSN 0350-2457, 74, 2, str.211-215, 2020 (eng), M51 2,0, UDK 636.7.09:616.98/.99-036.22(497.11), doi:10.2298/VETGL201124016P , 451-03-68/2020-14/200143, 451-03-68/2020-14/200117, 451-03-68/2020-14/200015, 451-03-68/2020-14/200031