Affiliation: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie
Capua I, Alexander D. Avian influenza infection in birds: a challenge and opportunity for the poultry veterinarian. Poult Sci. 2009;88:842-6 pubmed publisher
..To date, control methods seem to have been unsuccessful on the larger scale, and HPAI H5N1 outbreaks continue to be reported. ..
Capua I, Mutinelli F, Hablovarid M. Avian embryo susceptibility to Italian H7N1 avian influenza viruses belonging to different genetic lineages. Arch Virol. 2002;147:1611-21 pubmed
..We conclude from these findings that the pathogenesis of LPAI infections in mallard embryos is different to that observed in other species, and should be investigated further. ..
Capua I, Mercalli A, Pizzuto M, Romero Tejeda A, Kasloff S, De Battisti C, et al
. Influenza A viruses grow in human pancreatic cells and cause pancreatitis and diabetes in an animal model. J Virol. 2013;87:597-610 pubmed publisher
..Our findings indicate that influenza virus infection may play a role as a causative agent of pancreatitis and diabetes in humans and other mammals. ..
Capua I. Joining the dots on the emergence of pandemic influenza. J Clin Virol. 2013;58:342-3 pubmed publisher
Capua I, Cattoli G, Marangon S. DIVA--a vaccination strategy enabling the detection of field exposure to avian influenza. Dev Biol (Basel). 2004;119:229-33 pubmed
..1 and 95.7, respectively. The results of the present investigation suggest that the "DIVA" control strategy may represent a tool to support the eradication of avian influenza infections in poultry. ..
Capua I, Terregino C, Cattoli G, Toffan A. Increased resistance of vaccinated turkeys to experimental infection with an H7N3 low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus. Avian Pathol. 2004;33:158-63 pubmed
Capua I, Alexander D. Ecology, epidemiology and human health implications of avian influenza viruses: why do we need to share genetic data?. Zoonoses Public Health. 2008;55:2-15 pubmed publisher
..Collection and analysis of information in a transparent environment and close collaboration between the medical and veterinary scientific community are crucial to support the global AI crisis. ..