Wally Baffone

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Affiliation: University of Urbino
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 'In vivo' studies on the pathophysiological mechanism of Vibrio parahaemolyticus TDH(+)-induced secretion
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, University of Urbino, Via S Chiara 27, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    Microb Pathog 38:133-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Retention of virulence in viable but non-culturable halophilic Vibrio spp
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Via Santa Chiara, 27, 61029 Urbino PU, Rome, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 89:31-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter jejuni loss of culturability in aqueous microcosms and ability to resuscitate in a mouse model
    Wally Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Via S Chiara 27, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 107:83-91. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other intestinal pathogens in patients with diarrhoeal disease
    W Baffone
    Institute of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:97-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on the development and stability of resistance of Helicobacter pylori to metronidazole and clarithromycin
    W Baffone
    Institute of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Italy
    J Chemother 13:126-32. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and expression of virulence-related properties of Vibrio species isolated from widely consumed seafood products
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, University of Urbino, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 54:9-18. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of two propolis samples against human Campylobacter jejuni
    Raffaella Campana
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Urbino, Italy
    J Med Food 12:1050-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint In vitro synergistic activities of essential oils and surfactants in combination with cosmetic preservatives against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus
    Vania Patrone
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Division of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Via S Chiara 27, 61029, Urbino, Italy
    Curr Microbiol 60:237-41. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Comparative effect of chlorhexidine and some mouthrinses on bacterial biofilm formation on titanium surface
    Wally Baffone
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Division of Toxicological, Hygienistic and Environmental Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Via Santa Chiara, 27, Urbino, Italy
    Curr Microbiol 62:445-51. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Detection of free-living and plankton-bound vibrios in coastal waters of the Adriatic Sea (Italy) and study of their pathogenicity-associated properties
    Wally Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche e Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 8:1299-305. 2006

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint 'In vivo' studies on the pathophysiological mechanism of Vibrio parahaemolyticus TDH(+)-induced secretion
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, University of Urbino, Via S Chiara 27, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    Microb Pathog 38:133-7. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that Ca(2+) appears to be an important messenger involved in the stimulation of intestinal secretion, contrary to PKC and calmodulin which do not appear to have any role...
  2. ncbi request reprint Retention of virulence in viable but non-culturable halophilic Vibrio spp
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Via Santa Chiara, 27, 61029 Urbino PU, Rome, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 89:31-9. 2003
    ..The results obtained indicate that VBNC forms of the strains examined can be resuscitated and retain their virulence properties...
  3. ncbi request reprint Campylobacter jejuni loss of culturability in aqueous microcosms and ability to resuscitate in a mouse model
    Wally Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Via S Chiara 27, 61029 Urbino, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 107:83-91. 2006
    ..Therefore, a relatively high microbial titer of respiring bacteria in the VBNC state seems to be important for the resuscitation and subsequent intestinal colonisation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and other intestinal pathogens in patients with diarrhoeal disease
    W Baffone
    Institute of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:97-9. 2001
    ..E. coli O157:H7 was not found, confirming the limited circulation of this bacterium in our country. On the other hand, Salmonellae were the most frequent pathogens (5.6%), followed by Campylobacters (2.3%) and Shigellae (0.3%)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Studies on the development and stability of resistance of Helicobacter pylori to metronidazole and clarithromycin
    W Baffone
    Institute of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Italy
    J Chemother 13:126-32. 2001
    ..001). Thus, the technique of serial passages in vitro could be useful as a first screening in selecting drugs for use in therapeutic protocols for clinical trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and expression of virulence-related properties of Vibrio species isolated from widely consumed seafood products
    W Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, University of Urbino, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 54:9-18. 2000
    ..isolated. These results confirm that the presence of Vibrio spp. in seafood products is common, and suggest that routine examination of such products for these pathogenic agents would be advisable...
  7. doi request reprint Antimicrobial activity of two propolis samples against human Campylobacter jejuni
    Raffaella Campana
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Urbino, Italy
    J Med Food 12:1050-6. 2009
    ..250 to 0.125 mg/mL. Thus propolis preparations could be used as support to traditional therapy for Campylobacter infection, especially when the antibiotic agents show no activity against this microorganism...
  8. doi request reprint In vitro synergistic activities of essential oils and surfactants in combination with cosmetic preservatives against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus
    Vania Patrone
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Division of Toxicological, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino, Via S Chiara 27, 61029, Urbino, Italy
    Curr Microbiol 60:237-41. 2010
    ..This kind of study should contribute to the selection and optimization of preservative systems for cosmetic preparations...
  9. doi request reprint Comparative effect of chlorhexidine and some mouthrinses on bacterial biofilm formation on titanium surface
    Wally Baffone
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Division of Toxicological, Hygienistic and Environmental Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Via Santa Chiara, 27, Urbino, Italy
    Curr Microbiol 62:445-51. 2011
    ..This "in vitro" biofilm model should prove extremely useful for pre-clinical testing of anti-plaque agents, which inhibit biofilm formation, can prevent subsequent implant failure...
  10. ncbi request reprint Detection of free-living and plankton-bound vibrios in coastal waters of the Adriatic Sea (Italy) and study of their pathogenicity-associated properties
    Wally Baffone
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche e Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
    Environ Microbiol 8:1299-305. 2006
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  11. pmc Occurrence, diversity, and pathogenicity of halophilic Vibrio spp. and non-O1 Vibrio cholerae from estuarine waters along the Italian Adriatic coast
    E Barbieri
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche e Ambientali, University of Urbino, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:2748-53. 1999
    ..These findings indicate a significant presence of potentially pathogenic Vibrio strains along the Adriatic coast...
  12. ncbi request reprint Synthesis of new C-6 alkyliden penicillin derivatives as beta-lactamase inhibitors
    B Di Giacomo
    Istituto di Chimica Farmaceutica, Universita di Urbino, Italy
    Farmaco 57:273-83. 2002
    ..coli strain. Interestingly, a synergistic effect against a strain of S. aureus which produces PC1-enzyme (a Class A beta-lactamase) was observed for compound 3a when used in combination with amoxicillin...
  13. doi request reprint CadF expression in Campylobacter jejuni strains incubated under low-temperature water microcosm conditions which induce the viable but non-culturable (VBNC) state
    Vania Patrone
    Division of Toxicology, Hygienic and Environmental Sciences Department of Biomolecular Sciences, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Via S Chiara 27, 61029, Urbino, Italy
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 103:979-88. 2013
    ..Our results demonstrate that the C. jejuni VBNC population maintains an ability to adhere and this may thus have an important role in the pathogenicity of this microorganism...
  14. doi request reprint Antagonistic activity of Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356 on the growth and adhesion/invasion characteristics of human Campylobacter jejuni
    Raffaella Campana
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Division of Toxicology, Hygienic and Environmental Science, University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Via S Chiara 27, Urbino, Italy
    Curr Microbiol 64:371-8. 2012
    ..The observed inhibitory properties of L. acidophilus ATCC 4356 on growth ability and on cells adhesion/invasion of C. jejuni may offer potential use of this strain for the management of Campylobacter infections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of colloidal bismuth subcitrate and metronidazole, both in combination with an H2-antagonist as therapy for Helicobacter pylori
    W Baffone
    Institute of Toxicologic, Hygienic and Environmental Sciences, University of Urbino, Italy
    J Chemother 9:208-12. 1997
    ..H. pylori was eradicated in 48.14% of the patients treated with CBS and 53.8% of those treated with metronidazole. After therapy, no statistically significant or slight decrease in the serum levels of antibodies was found...
  16. ncbi request reprint Occurrence, diversity and pathogenicity of mesophilic Aeromonas in estuarine waters of the Italian coast of the Adriatic Sea
    C Fiorentini
    Department of Ultrastructures, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Appl Microbiol 85:501-11. 1998
    ..The production of toxins capable of causing cytoskeletal-dependent changes in the morphology of Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells was detected in 14 strains and appeared to be dependent on the season...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial effect of a magnetic field on Serratia marcescens and related virulence to Hordeum vulgare and Rubus fruticosus callus cells
    Elena Piatti
    Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Istituto di Chimica Biologica Giorgio Fornaini, Via Saffi 2, 61029 Urbino PU, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 132:359-65. 2002
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  18. ncbi request reprint Microbiological study of cosmetic products during their use by consumers: health risk and efficacy of preservative systems
    R Campana
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche, Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 43:301-6. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Morphological changes and outer membrane protein patterns in Helicobacter pylori during conversion from bacillary to coccoid form
    B Citterio
    Istituto di Scienze Tossicologiche Igienistiche ed Ambientali, Universita degli Studi di Urbino, Urbino, Italy
    New Microbiol 27:353-60. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest that structural and outer membrane changes associated with coccoid transformation represent a typical response in H. pylori and may constitute a survival strategy in adverse environmental conditions...
  20. doi request reprint State transitions of Vibrio parahaemolyticus VBNC cells evaluated by flow cytometry
    Tania Falcioni
    Centro di Citometria e Citomorfologia, Università Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 74:272-81. 2008
    ..Vibrio parahaemolyticus, in response to environmental conditions, may be present in a viable but nonculturable state (VBNC), which can still be responsible for cases of infectious diseases in humans...