Adriana Calderaro

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Affiliation: University of Parma
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A 22-year survey of leishmaniasis cases in a tertiary-care hospital in an endemic setting
    Adriana Calderaro
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43126 Parma, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:2834-45. 2014
  2. pmc Accurate identification of the six human Plasmodium spp. causing imported malaria, including Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium knowlesi
    Adriana Calderaro
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Viale A, Gramsci 14, Parma, Italy
    Malar J 12:321. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of different methods to detect Clostridium difficile infection
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:57-63. 2013
  4. pmc A new real-time PCR for the detection of Plasmodium ovale wallikeri
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48033. 2012
  5. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF MS analysis of human and animal Brachyspira species and benefits of database extension
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43126 Parma, Italy
    J Proteomics 78:273-80. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Intestinal spirochaetosis associated with hyperplastic and adenomatous colonic polyps
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 208:177-80. 2012
  7. doi request reprint An 8-year survey on the occurrence of imported malaria in a nonendemic area by microscopy and molecular assays
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:434-9. 2008
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms influence Plasmodium ovale PCR detection accuracy
    A Calderaro
    Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1624-7. 2007
  9. pmc Evaluation of Toxoplasma gondii immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM assays incorporating the newVidia analyzer system
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1076-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Colonic amoebiasis and spirochetosis: morphological, ultrastructural and microbiological evaluation
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:64-7. 2007

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Publications51

  1. doi request reprint A 22-year survey of leishmaniasis cases in a tertiary-care hospital in an endemic setting
    Adriana Calderaro
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43126 Parma, Italy
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:2834-45. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Accurate identification of the six human Plasmodium spp. causing imported malaria, including Plasmodium ovale wallikeri and Plasmodium knowlesi
    Adriana Calderaro
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Viale A, Gramsci 14, Parma, Italy
    Malar J 12:321. 2013
    ..ovale (Plasmodium ovale curtisi and Plasmodium ovale wallikeri) and the infection in humans by Plasmodium knowlesi, otherwise not detectable by microscopy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of different methods to detect Clostridium difficile infection
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:57-63. 2013
    ..57%. In our experience, compared to conventional assays Illumigene assay proved to be easy to perform, accurate and prompt giving results within 1 hour at a cost of 28 euro per sample...
  4. pmc A new real-time PCR for the detection of Plasmodium ovale wallikeri
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e48033. 2012
    ..ovale wallikeri is not confined to Southeast Asia, since the majority of the patients analyzed in this study had acquired their P. ovale infection in African countries, mostly situated in West Africa...
  5. doi request reprint MALDI-TOF MS analysis of human and animal Brachyspira species and benefits of database extension
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43126 Parma, Italy
    J Proteomics 78:273-80. 2013
    ..aalborgi and B. pilosicoli) and in the other branch the spirochaetes infecting exclusively animals...
  6. doi request reprint Intestinal spirochaetosis associated with hyperplastic and adenomatous colonic polyps
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 208:177-80. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint An 8-year survey on the occurrence of imported malaria in a nonendemic area by microscopy and molecular assays
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:434-9. 2008
    ..Generally, imported malaria cases reflect the number of immigrants who visit their native countries, in particular, West Africa, explaining the increased prevalence of P. ovale cases among non-P. falciparum infections in Parma...
  8. pmc Genetic polymorphisms influence Plasmodium ovale PCR detection accuracy
    A Calderaro
    Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1624-7. 2007
    ..Nested PCR was also better at detecting P. malariae. The detection of P. ovale in many patients first admitted >2 months following their return to Italy indicated that P. ovale relapses are common...
  9. pmc Evaluation of Toxoplasma gondii immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM assays incorporating the newVidia analyzer system
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:1076-9. 2008
    ..44% to 100%, respectively. In our study, the Vidia system revealed excellent sensitivity (100% for both IgG and IgM assays) and good specificity (99.25% for IgG and 100% for IgM assays)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Colonic amoebiasis and spirochetosis: morphological, ultrastructural and microbiological evaluation
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:64-7. 2007
    ..pilosicoli; such diagnosis allowed exclusion of other diseases and resolution of the case after specific treatment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar: comparison of two PCR assays for diagnosis in a non-endemic setting
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:450-7. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison between two real-time PCR assays and a nested-PCR for the detection of Toxoplasma gondii
    Adriana Calderaro
    Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 77:75-80. 2006
    ..In this study we compared the performances of two Real-time PCRs (FRET and TaqMan protocols) already described in the literature, and one nested-PCR, currently used in our laboratory for the molecular diagnosis of toxoplasmosis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of human intestinal spirochetosis in comparison with infections by other enteropathogenic agents in an area of the Northern Italy
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:157-63. 2007
    ..Moreover, 16S rRNA RFLP-PCR might be a powerful tool not only for diagnostic purpose but also to investigate the occurrence of IS just on fecal samples, not requiring invasive diagnostic techniques...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the laboratory diagnosis of giardiasis
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 66:261-7. 2010
    ..A genotype analysis targeting the beta-giardin gene allowed to identify 53 samples (23 patients) containing genotype A and 59 samples (45 patients) containing genotype B...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of a real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of Dientamoeba fragilis
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 67:239-45. 2010
    ..4%, third in frequency among the diagnosed intestinal parasitoses). The evaluated real-time PCR assay represents an effective tool to obtain both an accurate diagnosis and a reliable epidemiologic picture of dientamoebiasis...
  16. doi request reprint Presence of anti-Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato DNA in samples of subjects in an area of the Northern Italy in the period 2002-2008
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43126 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 70:455-60. 2011
    ..burgdorferi IgG and IgM. The samples tested by culture and PCR were all negative except for a tick removed from the skin of a healthy man. The results suggest that infection by B. burgdorferi in this area quite rarely occurs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Myiasis of the scalp due to Dermatobia hominis in a traveler returning from Brazil
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60:417-8. 2008
    ..Considering the increasing number of travels to tropical and subtropical areas, clinicians in nonendemic areas must think about the possibility of imported unusual infestations during their daily practice...
  18. doi request reprint Similar diagnostic performances of antigen detection and nucleic acid detection of Cryptosporidium spp. in a low-prevalence setting
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University Hospital of Parma, 43126 Parma, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 70:72-7. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Infective colitis associated with human intestinal spirochetosis
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1772-9. 2007
    ..Our study reports the detection and identification of intestinal spirochetosis in patients with colonic diseases in a tertiary-care hospital over a 12-year period, and includes a description of all cases we diagnosed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparative evaluation of molecular assays for the identification of intestinal spirochaetes from diseased pigs
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 118:91-100. 2006
    ..hyodysenteriae reserving 16S RFLP-PCR for all other pathogenic and non-pathogenic Brachyspira species. Among the species-specific PCR assays tested only that for B. pilosicoli was useful in our hands...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human intestinal spirochaetosis in Parma: a focus on a selected population during 2002-2005
    Simona Peruzzi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 78:128-32. 2007
    ..Since poor data were available on the prevalence of this infection, the aim of our study was to describe the occurrence of this infection in our area in the period 2002-2005...
  22. ncbi request reprint Electron microscopy as a reliable tool for rapid and conventional detection of enteric viral agents: a five-year experience report
    Maria Cristina Arcangeletti
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 76:165-70. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe a five-year experience in the use of EM for the diagnosis of enteric viral infections...
  23. pmc Broadly reactive nested reverse transcription-PCR using an internal RNA standard control for detection of noroviruses in stool samples
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Parma, Viale Antonio Gramsci, 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3772-8. 2005
    ..The nRT-PCR described could prove suitable for large epidemiological studies and for specialized clinical laboratories performing routine molecular testing...
  24. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection and identification of Brachyspira aalborgi from rectal biopsies and faeces of a patient
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Res Microbiol 154:145-53. 2003
    ..2% corresponding to that of the B. aalborgi type strain. Our results encourage further investigations for the development of a suitable selective agar medium for the isolating and cultivating B. aalborgi from human specimens...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of imported malaria in Parma during 2005-2006
    Simona Peruzzi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 78:170-5. 2007
    ..This study describes the occurrence of imported malaria in our area between January 2005 and May 2006...
  26. doi request reprint Identification of Borrelia species after creation of an in-house MALDI-TOF MS database
    Adriana Calderaro
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e88895. 2014
    ..In conclusion, in this study MALDI-TOF MS proved a useful tool suitable for identification of Borrelia spp. both for diagnostic purpose and epidemiological surveillance. ..
  27. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological aspects of human rotavirus infection in children hospitalized with acute gastroenteritis in an area of northern Italy
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Sezione di Microbiologia, Dipartimento di Patologia e Medicina di Laboratorio, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 75:100-6. 2004
    ..The epidemiological aspects of HRV infection, also compared to other enteric virus infections, will contribute to assess the magnitude of the problem of HRV in different settings and to devise strategies for intervention...
  28. doi request reprint Evaluation of the TRCRtest NV-W for norovirus detection in stools by the Transcription-Reverse Transcription Concerted method
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Viale Antonio Gramsci, 14, 43126, Parma, Italy Electronic address
    J Virol Methods 193:620-6. 2013
    ..The TRC assay may be a rapid and ease of use tool for the detection of noroviruses in clinical virology laboratories even in the face of rapidly evolving noroviruses. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of intestinal parasites in the area of Parma during the year 2005
    Simona Peruzzi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Acta Biomed 77:147-51. 2006
    ..The actual situation of intestinal parasitosis in Europe is not yet well investigated since they are usually not notified. We describe the occurrence of intestinal parasitosis in our laboratory from January to December 2005...
  30. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus core antigen: analytical performances, correlation with viremia and potential applications of a quantitative, automated immunoassay
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Virology Unit, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy
    J Clin Virol 51:264-9. 2011
    ..Testing for hepatitis C virus core antigen (HCV Ag) may represent a complementary tool to anti-HCV and HCV-RNA in the diagnosis and monitoring of HCV infection...
  31. doi request reprint Molecular detection and epidemiology of astrovirus, bocavirus, and sapovirus in Italian children admitted to hospital with acute gastroenteritis, 2008-2009
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical School, Parma, Italy
    J Med Virol 84:643-50. 2012
    ..Different virus types and lineages were found to circulate and temporal peaks of virus activity were also demonstrated, suggesting either small clusters of infections or small outbreaks or epidemics in local population...
  32. ncbi request reprint Two rare cases of Acremonium acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery in a tertiary care hospital
    Adriana Calderaro
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Microbiology and Virology, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:427-31. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Toll-like receptor 4 is involved in the cell cycle modulation and required for effective human cytomegalovirus infection in THP-1 macrophages
    Maria Cristina Arcangeletti
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Virology 440:19-30. 2013
    ..Our data strongly support TLR4 as a mediator of HCMV-triggered cell cycle activation in THP-1 macrophages favouring, in turn, the development of an efficient viral lytic cycle...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a total hepatitis C virus (HCV) core antigen assay for the detection of antigenaemia in anti-HCV positive individuals
    Pierpaolo Valcavi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Med Virol 73:397-403. 2004
    ..In conclusion, trak-C seems suitable for identifying HCV infection on large based populations. It is a rapid to perform, reliable and specific assay that can be adapted to any laboratory setting...
  35. ncbi request reprint A novel method for isolation of Brachyspira (Serpulina) hyodysenteriae from pigs with swine dysentery in Italy
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A. Gramsci, 14-43100, Parma, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 80:47-52. 2001
    ..S.) pilosicoli of human origin, after pre-treatment of intestinal material with spectinomycin and rifampin in foetal calf serum. Isolates had phenotypic characteristics typical of B. (S.) hyodysenteriae...
  36. doi request reprint Evidence of VP7 and VP4 intra-lineage diversification in G4P[8] Italian human rotaviruses
    Maria Cristina Medici
    Unit of Microbiology and Virology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Viale Antonio Gramsci, 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    Virus Genes 48:361-5. 2014
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  37. pmc Highly dynamic microtubules improve the effectiveness of early stages of human influenza A/NWS/33 virus infection in LLC-MK2 cells
    Flora De Conto
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e41207. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we showed the differential infectious entry of NWS virus in the above mentioned cell models...
  38. doi request reprint An outbreak of norovirus infection in an Italian residential-care facility for the elderly
    M C Medici
    Section of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University Medical School, Parma, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:97-100. 2009
    ..4 NoV variant' in all examined strains supported the hypothesis of a common point source. This retrospective cohort study is the first report on an outbreak of NoV gastroenteritis in an Italian residential-care facility for the elderly...
  39. ncbi request reprint Rapid isolation of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae and Brachyspira pilosicoli from pigs
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Viale A Gramsci, 14 43100 Parma, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 105:229-34. 2005
    ..BAM-SR used after the pre-treatment step showed a detection limit ranging from 3.5 x 10(2) to 6.7 x 10(7) cells/g faeces and was the only method able to support the growth of spirochaetes after 48 h...
  40. ncbi request reprint Human cytomegalovirus proteins PP65 and IEP72 are targeted to distinct compartments in nuclei and nuclear matrices of infected human embryo fibroblasts
    M C Arcangeletti
    Microbiology Section, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    J Cell Biochem 90:1056-67. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Detection of same sized 4.3 Kb extrachromosomal DNA elements in weakly beta-haemolytic human intestinal spirochaetes and Serpulina pilosicoli of swine origin
    A Calderaro
    Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 23:1-10. 2000
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on the detection of a band of extrachromosomal DNA having the same size in w beta HIS and S. pilosicoli from swine origin...
  42. pmc Development of a real-time PCR assay for detection of Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, and Plasmodium ovale for routine clinical diagnosis
    F Perandin
    Department of Laboratory Diagnosis, Section of Microbiology, University of Brescia, Spedali Civili, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 42:1214-9. 2004
    ..The assay can therefore be easily implemented in routine diagnostic malaria tests. Future studies are warranted to investigate the clinical value of this technique...
  43. ncbi request reprint Weakly beta-haemolytic human intestinal spirochaetes antagonize the haemolytic activity of Clostridium perfringens alpha-toxin producer
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 24:125-36. 2001
    ..These results were also observed between C. perfringens and weakly beta-haemolytic intestinal spirochaetes related to animal intestinal spirochaetosis including avian strains and Brachyspira (Serpulina) pilosicoli of porcine origin...
  44. doi request reprint Naïve and memory CD8 T cell pool homeostasis in advanced aging: impact of age and of antigen-specific responses to cytomegalovirus
    Rosanna Vescovini
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43126, Parma, Italy
    Age (Dordr) 36:625-40. 2014
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  45. ncbi request reprint Bacteriophages induced from weakly beta-haemolytic human intestinal spirochaetes by mitomycin C
    A Calderaro
    Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
    J Basic Microbiol 38:323-35. 1998
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  46. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new plate hybridization assay for the laboratory diagnosis of imported malaria in Italy
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 27:163-71. 2004
    ..3 P. malariae parasites/microliter and 0.4 P. ovale parasites/microliter of whole blood, respectively. This assay could be successfully applied to the laboratory diagnosis of malaria as a useful aid to microscopy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Detection of extrachromosomal DNA in Italian isolates of weakly beta-haemolytic human intestinal spirochaetes
    P Cattani
    Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 21:241-8. 1998
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on the detection of extrachromosomal DNA from w beta HIS...
  48. ncbi request reprint Search for bacteriophages spontaneously occurring in cultures of haemolytic intestinal spirochaetes of human and animal origin
    A Calderaro
    Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Italy
    J Basic Microbiol 38:313-22. 1998
    ..According to our results and previous published reports, the occurrence of bacteriophages which appear spontaneously in cultures of intestinal spirochaetes is a rare event...
  49. ncbi request reprint Brachyspira (Serpulina) pilosicoli of human origin interfere with the haemolytic activity and the growth of Staphylococcus aureus beta-toxin producer
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 25:149-55. 2002
    ..S.) pilosicoli ranging from 0-10 mm. When B. (S.) pilosicoli and S. aureus were inoculated at the same time and when B. (S.) pilosicoli grew 24-48 hours sooner than S. aureus only a cooperative haemolysis was observed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Brachyspira (Serpulina) pilosicoli of human origin interfere with the growth of Clostridium perfringens alpha-toxin producer
    A Calderaro
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Section of Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy
    New Microbiol 25:139-47. 2002
    ..S.) pilosicoli grew 24-48 hours sooner than C. perfringens, the clostridial growth inhibition was not appreciated and only a cooperative haemolysis was observed between the bacteria...
  51. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of leptospires of the serogroup Pomona by monoclonal antibodies, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction
    Lorenzo Ciceroni
    Department of Bacteriology and Medical Mycology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Res Microbiol 153:37-44. 2002
    ..Thus, PFGE appears to be a useful tool for the serovar identification of leptospires belonging to the serogroup Pomona and for shedding light on the problem of their classification...