S M Cacció

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Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular techniques to detect and identify protozoan parasites in the environment
    Simone M Caccio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Acta Microbiol Pol 52:23-34. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism at the beta-tubulin locus among human and animal isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 170:173-9. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Advances in the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of cryptosporidiosis
    Simone M Caccio
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:429-43. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human cryptosporidiosis
    S M Cacció
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:185-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Unravelling Cryptosporidium and Giardia epidemiology
    Simone M Caccio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Trends Parasitol 21:430-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterisation of Babesia canis canis and Babesia canis vogeli from naturally infected European dogs
    Simone M Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, I 00161, Rome, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:285-92. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of the beta-giardin gene and development of a polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay to genotype Giardia duodenalis cysts from human faecal samples
    Simone M Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 32:1023-30. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Large sequence variation at two microsatellite loci among zoonotic (genotype C) isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 31:1082-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The beta-tubulin gene of Babesia and Theileria parasites is an informative marker for species discrimination
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 30:1181-5. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint A microsatellite marker reveals population heterogeneity within human and animal genotypes of cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Parasitology 120:237-44. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Molecular techniques to detect and identify protozoan parasites in the environment
    Simone M Caccio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Acta Microbiol Pol 52:23-34. 2003
    ..Some application of these techniques will be illustrated with reference to two important and widespread human parasites, the apicomplexan Cryptosporidium and the flagellate Giardia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphism at the beta-tubulin locus among human and animal isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 170:173-9. 1999
    ..Since no recombinant genotypes were observed, the results are consistent with the hypothesis of a substantially clonal reproduction in this parasite...
  3. ncbi request reprint Advances in the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of cryptosporidiosis
    Simone M Caccio
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:429-43. 2006
    ..The review concludes with a five-year outlook on some aspects of interest for future research on this pathogen...
  4. ncbi request reprint Molecular epidemiology of human cryptosporidiosis
    S M Cacció
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:185-92. 2005
    ..meleagridis, C. felis, C. canis, C. suis, C. muris and two Cryptosporidium genotypes, can infect humans and may be linked to clinical disease, not only in immunocompromised but also in immunocompetent individuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Unravelling Cryptosporidium and Giardia epidemiology
    Simone M Caccio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Trends Parasitol 21:430-7. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular characterisation of Babesia canis canis and Babesia canis vogeli from naturally infected European dogs
    Simone M Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, I 00161, Rome, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:285-92. 2002
    ..The new data facilitate the reliable molecular diagnosis of the subspecies of B. canis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of the beta-giardin gene and development of a polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism assay to genotype Giardia duodenalis cysts from human faecal samples
    Simone M Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 32:1023-30. 2002
    ..Finally, a simple PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism method was developed for the rapid discrimination of Assemblages and applied for the direct genetic analysis of cysts present in human faecal samples...
  8. ncbi request reprint Large sequence variation at two microsatellite loci among zoonotic (genotype C) isolates of Cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 31:1082-6. 2001
    ..parvum, which is of particular relevance in the investigation of the source of infection of outbreaks and single cases, as well as for genetic studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint The beta-tubulin gene of Babesia and Theileria parasites is an informative marker for species discrimination
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 30:1181-5. 2000
    ..These methods may be used for the simultaneous identification of horses and cattle carrying multiple parasites by means of a single PCR or using the PCR-RFLP protocol...
  10. ncbi request reprint A microsatellite marker reveals population heterogeneity within human and animal genotypes of cryptosporidium parvum
    S Caccio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Parasitology 120:237-44. 2000
    ..Therefore, microsatellites are informative markers for more defined studies on the epidemiology, the transmission routes, and the population structure of this parasite...
  11. doi request reprint Multilocus genotyping of Giardia duodenalis reveals striking differences between assemblages A and B
    S M Cacció
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 38:1523-31. 2008
    ..These findings raise concerns about the interpretation of genotyping data based on single markers, and indicate the need to understand the mechanisms that are responsible for the differences between G. duodenalis assemblages A and B...
  12. ncbi request reprint A novel Giardia duodenalis assemblage A subtype in fallow deer
    M Lalle
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Parasitol 93:426-8. 2007
    ..duodenalis subtype found in fecal samples of fallow deer has never been detected previously, its role as a pathogen for humans and domestic animals is unknown, but, considering its genetic distinctiveness, it is likely to be low...
  13. pmc Cases of cryptosporidiosis co-infections in AIDS patients: a correlation between clinical presentation and GP60 subgenotype lineages from aged formalin-fixed stool samples
    F Del Chierico
    Children s Hospital and Research Institute Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 105:339-49. 2011
    ..Due to the need to elucidate genetic richness of Cryptosporidium human isolates, this approach represents a useful tool to correlate individual differences in symptoms to subgenotyping lineages...