Antonio Fasanella

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Molecular diversity of Bacillus anthracis in Italy
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia 71100, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3398-401. 2005
  2. pmc Genotyping of Bacillus anthracis strains based on automated capillary 25-loci multiple locus variable-number tandem repeats analysis
    Florigio Lista
    Army Medical Research Center, Via Santo Stefano Rotondo 4 00184 Rome Italy
    BMC Microbiol 6:33. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Classification and management of animal anthrax outbreaks based on the source of infection
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale di Puglia e Basilicata, Foggia, Italy E mail
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 50:192-5. 2014
  4. pmc Anthrax in red deer (Cervus elaphus), Italy
    Antonio Fasanella
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1118-9. 2007
  5. pmc Ground Anthrax Bacillus Refined Isolation (GABRI) method for analyzing environmental samples with low levels of Bacillus anthracis contamination
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 13:167. 2013
  6. pmc Evaluation of the house fly Musca domestica as a mechanical vector for an anthrax
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale of Puglia and Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute, Foggia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e12219. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Severe anthrax outbreaks in Italy in 2004: considerations on factors involved in the spread of infection
    Antonio Fasanella
    Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale of Puglia and Basilicata, Foggia, Italy
    New Microbiol 33:83-6. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Anthrax undervalued zoonosis
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 140:318-31. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Protective activity and immunogenicity of two recombinant anthrax vaccines for veterinary use
    A Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Centro Nazionale di Referenza per l Antrace, Via Manfredonia, 20, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Vaccine 26:5684-8. 2008
  10. pmc SNR analysis: molecular investigation of an anthrax epidemic
    Giuliano Garofolo
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy Foggia, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 6:11. 2010

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Publications17

  1. pmc Molecular diversity of Bacillus anthracis in Italy
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia 71100, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3398-401. 2005
    ..The low diversity of B. anthracis genotypes in Italy suggests a single, dominant historical introduction, followed by limited localized differentiation...
  2. pmc Genotyping of Bacillus anthracis strains based on automated capillary 25-loci multiple locus variable-number tandem repeats analysis
    Florigio Lista
    Army Medical Research Center, Via Santo Stefano Rotondo 4 00184 Rome Italy
    BMC Microbiol 6:33. 2006
    ..However in an emergency situation, faster genotyping and access to representative databases is necessary...
  3. ncbi request reprint Classification and management of animal anthrax outbreaks based on the source of infection
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale di Puglia e Basilicata, Foggia, Italy E mail
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 50:192-5. 2014
    ..We describe three different types of animal outbreaks and suggest the most effective procedures for their management and prevention. ..
  4. pmc Anthrax in red deer (Cervus elaphus), Italy
    Antonio Fasanella
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1118-9. 2007
  5. pmc Ground Anthrax Bacillus Refined Isolation (GABRI) method for analyzing environmental samples with low levels of Bacillus anthracis contamination
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 13:167. 2013
    ..The comparison involved artificially anthrax-contaminated soil samples (500 spores/7.5 grams soil) and naturally contaminated soil samples collected in Bangladesh during a field investigation...
  6. pmc Evaluation of the house fly Musca domestica as a mechanical vector for an anthrax
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale of Puglia and Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute, Foggia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e12219. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Severe anthrax outbreaks in Italy in 2004: considerations on factors involved in the spread of infection
    Antonio Fasanella
    Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale of Puglia and Basilicata, Foggia, Italy
    New Microbiol 33:83-6. 2010
    ..Factors that could have contributed to the spread of infection, such as the transmission of spores by insect vectors and the favourable weather conditions were evaluated...
  8. doi request reprint Anthrax undervalued zoonosis
    Antonio Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 140:318-31. 2010
    ..This article emphasises the importance of paying increasing attention to this zoonosis. The biggest risk is its underestimation...
  9. doi request reprint Protective activity and immunogenicity of two recombinant anthrax vaccines for veterinary use
    A Fasanella
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Centro Nazionale di Referenza per l Antrace, Via Manfredonia, 20, 71100 Foggia, Italy
    Vaccine 26:5684-8. 2008
    ..anthracis infection in target animal host. They could successfully be used in an emergency with simultaneous long-acting antibiotics to halt incubating infections or during an anthrax epidemic...
  10. pmc SNR analysis: molecular investigation of an anthrax epidemic
    Giuliano Garofolo
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy Foggia, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 6:11. 2010
    ..A 25-loci Multiple Locus VNTR Analysis (MLVA) MLVA was initially performed to define genetic relationships, followed by an investigation of genetic diversity between epidemic strains through Single Nucleotide Repeat (SNR) analysis...
  11. doi request reprint Suspect vector transmission of human cutaneous anthrax during an animal outbreak in Southern Italy
    Antonio Fasanella
    1 Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy, Foggia, Italy
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:769-71. 2013
    ..The breeder, who had not had contact with infected or dead animals, reported having been stung by gadflies...
  12. pmc Anthrax phylogenetic structure in Northern Italy
    Giuliano Garofolo
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Puglia e della Basilicata, Anthrax Reference Institute of Italy Foggia, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 4:273. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Optimization of high-resolution melting analysis for low-cost and rapid screening of allelic variants of Bacillus anthracis by multiple-locus variable-number tandem repeat analysis
    Daniela Fortini
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Clin Chem 53:1377-80. 2007
    ..Although the method has great differentiating power and reproducibility, faster genotyping at low cost may be requested to accurately identify B. anthracis strains in the field...
  14. ncbi request reprint Molecular study of genes involved in virulence regulatory pathways in Bacillus anthracis vaccine strain "Carbosap"
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Environmental and Primary Prevention Department, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 29:307-10. 2006
    ..Twelve genes involved in virulence regulatory pathways underwent sequence analysis in comparison with a B. anthracis virulent strain...
  15. doi request reprint Bacillus anthracis: balancing innocent research with dual-use potential
    Michael J Hudson
    Health Protection Agency, Porton Down, Salisbury, UK
    Int J Med Microbiol 298:345-64. 2008
    ..The proposed requirement for a code of conduct for working with dual-use agents such as the anthrax bacillus is also discussed...