Laura Lucchese


Affiliation: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie
Country: Italy


  1. Lucchese L, Capello K, Barberio A, Zuliani F, Stegeman A, Ceglie L, et al. IFAT and ELISA phase I/phase II as tools for the identification of Q fever chronic milk shedders in cattle. Vet Microbiol. 2015;179:102-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These results supported the hypothesis that an animal classification based on phase patterns is reasonable, although it needs to be further investigated. ..
  2. Ceglie L, Guerrini E, Rampazzo E, Barberio A, Tilburg J, Hagen F, et al. Molecular characterization by MLVA of Coxiella burnetii strains infecting dairy cows and goats of north-eastern Italy. Microbes Infect. 2015;17:776-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Further investigation are needed to understand the reason of this pattern. ..
  3. Bertolotti L, Muratore E, Nogarol C, Caruso C, Lucchese L, Profiti M, et al. Development and validation of an indirect ELISA as a confirmatory test for surveillance of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis in vaccinated herds. BMC Vet Res. 2015;11:300 pubmed publisher
    ..41 and 99.76 %, respectively). The ELISA performed well, in terms of both its diagnostic sensitivity and specificity, and as a confirmatory methodology, and therefore should improve the diagnostic protocols used for IBR surveillance. ..
  4. Muratore E, Bertolotti L, Nogarol C, Caruso C, Lucchese L, Iotti B, et al. Surveillance of Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis in marker-vaccinated dairy herds: Application of a recombinant gE ELISA on bulk milk samples. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2017;185:1-6 pubmed publisher
    ..A single reactivation of a whole strain vaccine in an old cow was detected inside a group of 67 lactating cows, showing the field applicability of the method. ..