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Claudia Lützelschwab

Claudia Lützelschwab



Veterinarian. Faculty of Veterinary Science (FCV), National University of the Centre of Buenos Aires Province (UNCPBA). Tandil, Argentina (March 1984).

Doctor in Medical Science (PhD). Department of Immunology and Medical Microbiology (IMIM), Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University (UU). Uppsala, Sweden (September 1997).



Assistant professor. Department of Animal Health and Preventive Medicine (SAMP), Faculty of Veterinary Science, UNCPBA, Tandil. Formal pedagogical training and education.



Researcher at Swedish Agricultural University. Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Immunology and Pathology groups.


1. Development of biomarkers for bacterial infections to reduce the overuse of antibiotics.

2. Detection of biomarkers for osteoarthritis in the horse.

3. Evaluation of the immune response to experimental vaccines.



Undergraduate teaching:

At the Faculty of Veterinary Science, UNCPBA, Argentina:



Histology and Embryology


Animal Physiology


Basic Immunology, Special Immunology and Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases

2005- 2019

Basic Immunology


At the Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden:


Immunology (for biomedicine and pharmacy students; as teaching assistant)


Post graduate teaching (PhD program in Animal Science, Faculty of Veterinary Science, UNCPBA, Argentina)


2008- 2015

Advanced Immunology (40 hours; Course Director and lecturer)


Immunological Techniques in the Biomedical Sciences (40 hours; Course Director and lecturer)

Selected publications

Scientific papers


Moran, M. C.; Dominguez, M. P.; Bence, A. R.; Rodriguez, M. G.; Goldbaum, F. A, Zylberman, V.; Pardo, R. P.; Lupi, G.; Marcipar, I. S.; Lützelschwab, C. M.; Estein, S. M. “Evaluation of the efficacy of polymeric antigen BLSOmp31 formulated in a new cage-like particle adjuvant (ISPA) administered by parenteral or mucosal routes against Brucella ovis in BALB/c mice”. Research in Veterinary Science 145 (2022) 29–39. DOI:


Hjertner, B. Lützelschwab, C.M.; Schieck, E.; Nzau, B.; Henson, S.; Sjölund, M.; Fossum, C. Magnusson, U. “Development of a 3-transcript host expression assay to differentiate between viral and bacterial infections in pigs”. PLOS One, 16(9): e0256106.


Moran M. C., Bence A. R.; Sánchez Vallecillod, M. F.; Lützelschwab, C. M.; Rodriguez, M. G.; Pardog, R.; Goldbaum F. A.; Zylberman, V.; Palmah, S. D.; M. Maletto, B. A., Estein, S. M “Polymeric antigen BLSOmp31 formulated with Class B CpG-ODN in a nanostructure (BLSOmp31/CpG-ODN/Coa-ASC16) administered by parenteral or mucosal routes confers protection against Brucella ovis in Balb/c mice” Res Vet Sci 2021 Vol. 135: 217-227.


Forletti, A.; Lützelschwab, C; Cepeda, R. Esteban, E. and Gutiérrez, S.  “Early events following bovine leukaemia virus infection in calves with different alleles of the major histocompatibility complex DRB3 gene” Veterinary Research, 2020. 51: 4, 1-12.


Juliarena, M.A., Barrios, C.N., Lützelschwab, C.M., Esteban, E.N. and Gutiérrez, S.E. “Bovine leukemia virus: current perspectives” Virus Adaptation and Treatment, 9:13-26.


Lϋtzelschwab C.M., Forletti, A., Cepeda, R., Esteban, E.N., Confalonieri, O.R. and Gutiérrez, S.E. "Co-infection with Mycobacterium bovis does not alter the response to bovine leukemia virus in BoLA DRB3 *0902, genetically resistant cattle" Research in Veterinary Science, Vol 109:10-16. ISSN: 0034-5288.


Gutiérrez, S.E., Lützelschwab, C.M., Díaz, A.G. and Estein, S.M. “Fluorescence polarization assay for the diagnosis of anti-brucella abortus antibodies in cattle serum: adaptation for its use in microplates and comparison with conventional agglutination tests." J. Vet. Sci. Med. Diag 3:3. ISSN: 2325-9590.doi:10.4172/2325-9590.1000140


Larsen, K., Montalti, D., Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., La Sala, L.F. and Najle, R. "Potential use of electrophoretic profiles in three antarctic penguin species as biological markers of contamination". Biochemistry, 6 (7): 246-251. ISSN: 0974-7427. Trade Science Inc. India.


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Fiel, C., Pedonese, S., Najle, R., Rodríguez, E., Steffan, P.E., Saumell, C., Fusé, L. and Iglesias, l. "Arrested development of Ostertagiaostertagi: Effect of the exposure of infective larvae to natural spring conditions of the Humid Pampa (Argentina)". Vet. Parasitol. 127 (3 - 4): 253-262. ISSN 0304-4017. Elsevier B.V. Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Meana, G., Fiel, C.A. "Ostertagia ostertagi in cattle: pathophysiologic and immunologic aspects of the ostertagiasis: part II". Rev. Vet. Med. 85 (1): 4-7. ISSN 035-6391. Buenos Aires, Argentina. (in Spanish).


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Meana, G., Fiel, C.A. "Ostertagia ostertagi in cattle: Pathophysiologic and immunologic aspects of the ostertagiasis: part I". Rev. Vet. Med. 84 (6): 250-252. ISSN 035-6391. Buenos Aires, Argentina. (in Spanish).


Meana Irigoyen, G. R.; Lϋtzelschwab, C. and Fiel, C. A. "The epidemiology as a basis for control of gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle". Rev. Vet. Arg. 19:504-522 ISSN 0326-4629. Veterinaria Argentina S.R.L. Buenos Aires, Argentina. (in Spanish).


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Lunderius, C., Aveskogh, M. and Hellman, L. "A kinetic analysis of the expression of mast cell proteases in the intestinal region of Nippostrongylus brasiliensis infected rats" European Journal of Immunology, 28 (11): 3730-3737. ISSN: 0014-2980. Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany.


Aveskogh, M., Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Huang, M.R. and Hellman, L."Characterization of cDNA clones encoding mouse proteinase 3 (myeloblastine) and Cathepsin G". Immunogenetics, 46: 181-191 ISSN: 0093-7711 (print version) ISSN: 1432 - 1211 (electronic version). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg Ed. Heidelberg, Germany.


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Pejler, g., Aveskogh, M. and Hellman, L. "Secreted granule proteases in rat mast cells. Cloning of ten different serine proteases and a carboxypeptidase A from various rat mast cell populations". Journal of Experimental Medicine. 185, 1:13. Print ISSN: 0022-1007. Rockefeller University Press. New York, USA.


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M., Odeon, A., Casaro, A., Zamora, A. and Aguilar, L. "Description of a Shigellosis clinical case of in a foal.” Rev. Vet. Arg. Vol. 4, 32:161. ISSN 0326-4629. Veterinaria Argentina S.R.L., Buenos Aires, Argentina. (in Spanish).

Books and book chapters.


Gutiérrez, S.E., Esteban, E.N., Lϋtzelschwab C.M. and Juliarena, M.A. Trends and Advances in Veterinary Genetics, Dr. Muhammad Abubakar (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/65804. ISBN 978-953-51-4921-7.

Available from:


Esteban, E.N., Poli, M., Poiesz, B., Ceriani, C., Dube, S, Gutiérrez, S, Dolcini, G., Gagliardi, R., Pérez, S., Lϋtzelschwab C.M., Feldman, L. and Juliarena, M.A. BLV control by selecting breeding. In: Animal Genetic. Nova Science Publishing. EDS: Hauppauge New York United States. 25 pages. ISBN: 978-1-60741-844-3.


Lϋtzelschwab, C.M. Nematodes: immunity. In:. Parasitic diseases of sheep and other ruminants in the Southern America, Ed. V. Suarez, F. Olaechea, C. Rossanigo, J. Romero Publ. Technique 70; ISBN 03252132; 298 p. Anguil, Argentina. 14 pages (145-158). (in Spanish)


Researcher at the Department of Biomedical Science and Veterinary Public Health; Division of Immunology
Telephone: +4618672325
Postal address:
BVF, Enheten för Immunologi, Box 7028
Visiting address: Ulls väg 26, Uppsala