D Villalta

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Affiliation: Azienda Ospedaliera S. Maria degli Angeli
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi The relevance of autoantigen source and cutoff definition in antichromatin (nucleosome) antibody immunoassays
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:176-84. 2005
  2. pmc Effect of pregnancy on serum cytokines in SLE patients
    Andrea Doria
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova, 35128, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R66. 2012
  3. doi Diagnostic accuracy and predictive value of extended autoantibody profile in systemic sclerosis
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 12:114-20. 2012
  4. ncbi A case of rice allergy in a patient with baker's asthma
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:207-9. 2012
  5. pmc Spectrum of gluten-related disorders: consensus on new nomenclature and classification
    Anna Sapone
    Mucosal Biology Research Center and Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Med 10:13. 2012
  6. doi Diagnostic accuracy of four different immunological methods for the detection of anti-F-actin autoantibodies in type 1 autoimmune hepatitis and other liver-related disorders
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmunity 41:105-10. 2008
  7. ncbi Testing for IgG class antibodies in celiac disease patients with selective IgA deficiency. A comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of 9 IgG anti-tissue transglutaminase, 1 IgG anti-gliadin and 1 IgG anti-deaminated gliadin peptide antibody assays
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, AO S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 382:95-9. 2007
  8. ncbi The laboratory approach to the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases: is it time to change?
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 6:359-65. 2007
  9. ncbi Antibodies to fibrillarin, PM-Scl and RNA polymerase III detected by ELISA assays in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, DML, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 411:710-3. 2010
  10. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of IgA anti-tissue transglutaminase antibody assays in celiac disease patients with selective IgA deficiency
    D Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:212-20. 2007

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  1. ncbi The relevance of autoantigen source and cutoff definition in antichromatin (nucleosome) antibody immunoassays
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1050:176-84. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Effect of pregnancy on serum cytokines in SLE patients
    Andrea Doria
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, Padova, 35128, Italy
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R66. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate an extensive panel of cytokines involved in immune regulation during pregnancy in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and in healthy women...
  3. doi Diagnostic accuracy and predictive value of extended autoantibody profile in systemic sclerosis
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 12:114-20. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi A case of rice allergy in a patient with baker's asthma
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 44:207-9. 2012
    ..On ISAC 112 IgE reactivity to wheat alpha-amylase/trypsin inhibitor (nTri a aA_TI) and lipid tranfer protein (rTri a 14) was found. We hypothesize that the reaction by oral ingestion was elicited by homologous molecules in rice seeds...
  5. pmc Spectrum of gluten-related disorders: consensus on new nomenclature and classification
    Anna Sapone
    Mucosal Biology Research Center and Center for Celiac Research, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    BMC Med 10:13. 2012
    ....
  6. doi Diagnostic accuracy of four different immunological methods for the detection of anti-F-actin autoantibodies in type 1 autoimmune hepatitis and other liver-related disorders
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmunity 41:105-10. 2008
    ..Smooth muscle antibodies (SMA) with anti-F-actin specificity are commonly regarded as specific markers of type 1 autoimmune hepatitis (AIH-1) but, at the moment, a gold standard method for their identification is not available...
  7. ncbi Testing for IgG class antibodies in celiac disease patients with selective IgA deficiency. A comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of 9 IgG anti-tissue transglutaminase, 1 IgG anti-gliadin and 1 IgG anti-deaminated gliadin peptide antibody assays
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, AO S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 382:95-9. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi The laboratory approach to the diagnosis of autoimmune diseases: is it time to change?
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 6:359-65. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi Antibodies to fibrillarin, PM-Scl and RNA polymerase III detected by ELISA assays in patients with systemic sclerosis
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, DML, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 411:710-3. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical accuracy of the new enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) developed by Phadia for their detection...
  10. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of IgA anti-tissue transglutaminase antibody assays in celiac disease patients with selective IgA deficiency
    D Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:212-20. 2007
    ..The methods that use a mix of tTG and gliadin peptides as the antigenic preparation have a specificity slightly lower than that of the methods that use only tTG...
  11. doi Accuracy of the first fully automated method for anti-cardiolipin and anti-beta2 glycoprotein I antibody detection for the diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1173:21-7. 2009
    ..Inova: k = 0.841). In conclusion, newly developed EliA methods for antiphospholipid antibody detection perform similarly to other ELISA assays and represent a useful tool for APS laboratory diagnosis in daily practice...
  12. ncbi False positive reactions for IgA and IgG anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies in liver cirrhosis are common and method-dependent
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera, S Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chim Acta 356:102-9. 2005
    ..In order to establish whether this was attributable to methodological differences, anti-tTG antibodies were assayed in a large number of patients suffering from liver cirrhosis (LC)...
  13. ncbi Analytical and diagnostic accuracy of the EliA automated enzyme fluoroimmunoassay for antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody detection
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria degli Angeli, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 42:1161-7. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi Detection of a novel 20 kDa shrimp allergen showing cross-reactivity to house dust mites
    D Villalta
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 42:20-4. 2010
    ..Allergy to crustacean shellfish is one of the most common IgE-mediated food allergies, and tropomyosin has been identified as the major allergen. However, not all subjects affected by this allergy are IgE-positive to tropomyosin...
  15. ncbi Accuracy of semiquantitative immunoenzymatic methods in quantitation of anti-topoisomerase I (Scl-70) antibodies
    D Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Rheumatol 24:453-9. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc Analytical and diagnostic accuracy of "second generation" assays for thyrotrophin receptor antibodies with radioactive and chemiluminescent tracers
    D Villalta
    Clinical Immunology and Virology Unit, City Hospital Pordenone, Via Montereale 24, 33170 Pordenone, Italy
    J Clin Pathol 57:378-82. 2004
    ..To investigate the analytical and diagnostic accuracy of thyrotrophin (TSH) receptor antibody assays using recombinant human TSH receptors...
  17. ncbi Evaluation of a new automated enzyme fluoroimmunoassay using recombinant plasmid dsDNA for the detection of anti-dsDNA antibodies in SLE
    D Villalta
    Laboratorio di Microbiologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 16:227-32. 2002
    ..4 +/- 9.04 L/U). In conclusion, EliA anti-dsDNA assay showed a higher sensitivity than the CLIFT, and a good specificity and PPV for SLE. Its putative ability to detect only high-avidity anti-dsDNA antibodies remains questionable...
  18. ncbi Anti-dsDNA antibody avidity determination by a simple reliable ELISA method for SLE diagnosis and monitoring
    D Villalta
    Servizio di Microbiologia e Immunologia, Azienda Ospedaliera S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Lupus 12:31-6. 2003
    ..Moreover, our data confirm the predictive value of high avidity anti-dsDNA antibodies for the development of lupus nephritis...
  19. ncbi Sensitization to the pollen pan-allergen profilin. Is the detection of immunoglobulin E to multiple homologous proteins from different sources clinically useful?
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 20:591-5. 2010
    ..Profilin is a highly conserved protein regarded as a pan-allergen in pollen and vegetable food. Homologous proteins from different sources are highly cross-reactive...
  20. ncbi High prevalence of celiac disease in autoimmune hepatitis detected by anti-tissue tranglutaminase autoantibodies
    Danilo Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 19:6-10. 2005
    ..9 per 1,000; 95% CI, 2.8-7.8). The results of this study showed a high prevalence of CD in patients with AIH. For this reason, early serological screening testing for CD is strongly recommended for all AIH patients...
  21. doi IgG antibodies against deamidated gliadin peptides for diagnosis of celiac disease in patients with IgA deficiency
    Danilo Villalta
    Allergy and Immunology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera San Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Clin Chem 56:464-8. 2010
    ..In IgA deficiency, IgG-anti-tTG, which have a lower overall diagnostic accuracy, are routinely measured. We examined whether IgG-anti-dGli would be useful for diagnosing CD in patients with IgA deficiency...
  22. ncbi Bee moth (Galleria mellonella) allergic reactions are caused by several thermolabile antigens
    D Villalta
    Immunologia Clinica e Virologia, Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Allergy 59:1002-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate by immunoblotting and radioallergosorbent test (RAST)-inhibition experiments the loss of allergenic epitopes in h-Gm extracts...
  23. ncbi Analysis of the allergenic profile of patients hypersensitive to pollen pan-allergens living in two distinct areas of northern Italy
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, Dipartimento di Medicina di Laboratorio, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 43:54-7. 2011
    ..The allergenic profile of patients hypersensitive to pollen pan-allergens, profilin and polcalcin, has received little attention so far...
  24. ncbi A case of breastfeeding anaphylaxis
    D Villalta
    Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica, DML, A O S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone, Italy
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 39:26-7. 2007
  25. ncbi Eosinophilic esophagitis: from the case report to the evidence
    D Villalta
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Unit, S Maria degli Angeli, Pordenone
    Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol 40:53-60. 2008
    ..Therapies considered to be effective in the treatment of EE include: specific elimination diets or elemental diets; either systemic or topical corticosteroids therapy; and therapy with a selective inhibitor of leukotriene D4 receptor...
  26. ncbi Guidelines for the laboratory use of autoantibody tests in the diagnosis and monitoring of autoimmune rheumatic diseases
    Renato Tozzoli
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Civic Hospital, Latisana, Italy
    Am J Clin Pathol 117:316-24. 2002
    ..To improve analytic performances and help select the most appropriate test for specific autoantibodies, as well as provide education and guidance in the use of these tests, special emphasis is placed on laboratory methods...
  27. doi Cell lines that express membrane-associated DNA for anti-DNA antibody detection
    Elio Tonutti
    Immunopatologia e Allergologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:458-62. 2008
    ....
  28. doi Organ-specific autoantibodies in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with adalimumab: a prospective long-term follow-up
    Fabiola Atzeni
    Rheumatology Unit, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Autoimmunity 41:87-91. 2008
    ..Aim of our study was to assess the prevalence and concentration of a panel of organ-specific autoantibodies in patients with RA and to evaluate their relationship with clinical manifestations and treatment efficacy...
  29. ncbi Association of celiac disease with connective tissue diseases and autoimmune diseases of the digestive tract
    Nicola Bizzaro
    Laboratorio di Patologia Clinica, Ospedale Civile, S Donà di Piave VE 30027, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 2:358-63. 2003
    ..In this short review we describe the association between CD and CTD, inflammatory bowel disease and primary biliary cirrhosis, with special emphasis on the diagnostic accuracy of CD antibody assays...
  30. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of ELISA methods as an alternative screening test to indirect immunofluorescence for the detection of antinuclear antibodies. Evaluation of five commercial kits
    Elio Tonuttia
    Laboratorio Analisi Cliniche, Ospedale S Maria della Misericordia, Udine, Italy
    Autoimmunity 37:171-6. 2004
    ..However, others do not ensure acceptable results. Therefore, careful evaluation of the various kits on the market is advisable before including any of these methods in the clinical and diagnostic testing...
  31. ncbi Low sensitivity of anti-alpha-fodrin antibodies in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    Nicola Bizzaro
    J Rheumatol 31:2310-1; author reply 2311. 2004
  32. ncbi Prevalence and clinical correlation of anti-phospholipid-binding protein antibodies in anticardiolipin-negative patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and women with unexplained recurrent miscarriages
    Nicola Bizzaro
    Laboratorio di Patologia Clinica, Ospedale di S Donà di Piave, Italy
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 129:61-8. 2005
    ..Anti-phospholipid antibodies (aPL) are a heterogeneous group of autoantibodies, the presence of which is associated with thrombotic events and miscarriage...
  33. ncbi Elevated B cell-activating factor of the tumour necrosis factor family in coeliac disease
    Martina Fabris
    Clinic of Rheumatology, DPMSC, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:1434-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the possible implications of BAFF in CD...
  34. ncbi Epidemiological and ethical aspects of multiplex autoantibody testing
    Ettore Bidoli
    Biostatistics and Epidemiology Unit, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Via Pedemontana Occidentale, 33081 Aviano PN, Italy
    Autoimmun Rev 6:354-8. 2007
    ..The implication of a positive test result should be discussed to make a decision about the degree to which early treatment of the condition is better than late (or no) treatment...
  35. ncbi Analytical and diagnostic characteristics of 11 2nd- and 3rd-generation immunoenzymatic methods for the detection of antibodies to citrullinated proteins
    Nicola Bizzaro
    Laboratory of Clinical Pathology, Hospital of Tolmezzo, Italy
    Clin Chem 53:1527-33. 2007
    ..Measurement of antibodies to citrullinated peptides or proteins (CP) is a new test for the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We analyzed the analytical characteristics and diagnostic accuracy of commercially available methods...
  36. ncbi IgG anti-transglutaminase autoantibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjögren syndrome
    Danilo Villalta
    Clin Chem 48:1133. 2002
  37. ncbi Evaluation of current methods for the measurement of serum anti double-stranded DNA antibodies
    Anna Ghirardello
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:401-6. 2007
    ..In the present article, an overview of current methods for anti-dsDNA antibody detection is presented, together with a look at the future trends in technologies newly employed in this field...
  38. ncbi Biological and clinical relevance of anti-prothrombin antibodies
    Anna Ghirardello
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1109:503-10. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi Antibodies to the lens and cornea in anti-DFS70-positive subjects
    Nicola Bizzaro
    Laboratorio di Patologia Clinica, Ospedale di Tolmezzo, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1107:174-83. 2007
    ..We have also seen that some DFS70-positive sera have antibodies that recognize antigens of the lens. Further studies are needed to investigate the fine specificity and the possible significance of these new autoantibodies...
  40. ncbi Autoantibody profiling of patients with autoimmune thyroid disease using a new multiplexed immunoassay method
    Renato Tozzoli
    Laboratorio di Chimica Clinica e Microbiologia, Ospedale di Latisana, Latisana, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 44:837-42. 2006
    ..It has been proposed that only anti-thyroid-peroxidase (TPOAb) and not anti-thyroglobulin (TgAb) antibodies should be assayed in the diagnosis of autoimmune thyroid disease (AITD)...
  41. ncbi A latitudinal gradient study of common anti-infectious agent antibody prevalence in Italy and Colombia
    Vitor Pordeus
    Pro Cardiaco Hospital Research and Training Center PROCEP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Isr Med Assoc J 10:65-8. 2008
    ..A negative relationship between latitude and infectious disease species richness has been suggested...