Svetlana Ugarcina Perovic


Assistant Investigator (since 2016)
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Main publications

  • Rocha, J; Botelho, J; Ksiezarek, M; Perovic, SU; Machado, M; Carrico, JA; Pimentel, LL; Salsinha, S; Rodriguez-Alcala, LM; Pintado, M; Ribeiro, TG; Peixe, L. 2020. Lactobacillus mulieris sp. nov., a new species of Lactobacillus delbrueckii group. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 70, DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.003901

Main research interests

  • Human urinary microbiota in health and disease.
  • In-depth characterization of bacterial community from a urine sample by enhanced culturing and improved amplicon sequencing.
  • MALDI-TOF MS for microbial identification.
  • Assessment of the In Vitro inhibitory activity of Lactobacillus strains isolated from urinary tract.


  • PhD in Environmental Science, University of Novi Sad, Serbia (2011)