Monica Caffara

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae associated with tumor-like skin and oral masses in farmed Russian sturgeons (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii)
    Elisabetta Antuofermo
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:18. 2014
  2. ncbi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. from foals in Italy
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Vet J 198:531-3. 2013
  3. ncbi The life cycle of Myxobolus lentisuturalis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), from goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus), involves a Raabeia-type actinospore
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emila, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:6-12. 2009
  4. ncbi Morphological and molecular differentiation of Clinostomum complanatum and Clinostomum marginatum (Digenea: Clinostomidae) metacercariae and adults
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 97:884-91. 2011
  5. ncbi First description of the adult stage of Clinostomum cutaneum Paperna, 1964 (Digenea: Clinostomidae) from grey herons Ardea cinerea L. and a redescription of the metacercaria from the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (L.) in Kenya
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064, Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy
    Syst Parasitol 76:39-51. 2010
  6. ncbi Sphaerospora dicentrarchi and S. testicularis (Myxozoa: Sphaerosporidae) in farmed European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Italy
    Maria Letizia Fioravanti
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:208-10. 2004

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  1. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae associated with tumor-like skin and oral masses in farmed Russian sturgeons (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii)
    Elisabetta Antuofermo
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:18. 2014
    ..Fifteen sturgeons from an Italian fish farm showing skin and oral cauliflower-like masses were investigated by histopathology, bacterial culture and molecular analyses...
  2. ncbi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. from foals in Italy
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Vet J 198:531-3. 2013
    ..Cryptosporidium horse genotype has only been described occasionally worldwide and this is the first time it has been identified in foals from Italy. ..
  3. ncbi The life cycle of Myxobolus lentisuturalis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), from goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus), involves a Raabeia-type actinospore
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emila, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:6-12. 2009
    ..At higher magnification, disappearance of muscle fibres and substitution of the muscle tissue with Myxobolus spores and plasmodia were observed...
  4. ncbi Morphological and molecular differentiation of Clinostomum complanatum and Clinostomum marginatum (Digenea: Clinostomidae) metacercariae and adults
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 97:884-91. 2011
    ..In 36 specimens, the average divergence between the species was 7.3% in ITS and 19.4% in COI sequences. Two specimens from North America and 1 from Europe had sequences that did not allow them to be clearly allied with either species...
  5. ncbi First description of the adult stage of Clinostomum cutaneum Paperna, 1964 (Digenea: Clinostomidae) from grey herons Ardea cinerea L. and a redescription of the metacercaria from the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (L.) in Kenya
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064, Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy
    Syst Parasitol 76:39-51. 2010
    ..was observed. The need for a reorganisation of Clinostomum using both morphological and molecular methods is highlighted...
  6. ncbi Sphaerospora dicentrarchi and S. testicularis (Myxozoa: Sphaerosporidae) in farmed European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Italy
    Maria Letizia Fioravanti
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:208-10. 2004
    ..2%, offshore floating cages 41.6%) except for submersible cages (7.4%). S. testicularis was detected only in nine male fish from two intensive farms. The epidemiology and pathological effects of the parasites are discussed...