Rudi Cassini


Affiliation: University of Padova
Country: Italy


  1. Cassini R, Párraga M, Signorini M, Frangipane di Regalbono A, Sturaro E, Rossi L, et al. Lungworms in Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) in the eastern Alps, Italy: An ecological approach. Vet Parasitol. 2015;214:132-8 pubmed publisher
    ..ibex. Based on results, ibex in the Marmolada massif seem to have an ecologically stable relationship with their lungworm community. ..
  2. Teshale S, Kumsa B, Menandro M, Cassini R, Martini M. Anaplasma, Ehrlichia and rickettsial pathogens in ixodid ticks infesting cattle and sheep in western Oromia, Ethiopia. Exp Appl Acarol. 2016;70:231-7 pubmed publisher
    ..evertsi. Both tick species were found to harbor DNA belonging to Rickettsia spp., and Rickettsia africae. Our findings highlight the risk of infection of animals and humans with these zoonotic tick-borne bacteria in Ethiopia. ..
  3. Cassini R, Zanutto S, Frangipane di Regalbono A, Gabrielli S, Calderini P, Moretti A, et al. Canine piroplasmosis in Italy: epidemiological aspects in vertebrate and invertebrate hosts. Vet Parasitol. 2009;165:30-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Vector importance of both Rh. sanguineus and I. ricinus is hypothesized, but further investigation is needed...
  4. Cassini R, Marcer F, di Regalbono A, Cancrini G, Gabrielli S, Moretti A, et al. New insights into the epidemiology of bovine piroplasmoses in Italy. Vet Parasitol. 2012;184:77-82 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings suggest that different species of piroplasms are circulating in bovine populations in Central and Northern Italy, and provide new insights into the complex epidemiology of bovine piroplasmoses in Italy...
  5. Traversa D, Di Cesare A, Simonato G, Cassini R, Merola C, Diakou A, et al. Zoonotic intestinal parasites and vector-borne pathogens in Italian shelter and kennel dogs. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017;51:69-75 pubmed publisher
    ..respectively. The results show that dogs living in rescue facilities from the studied areas may be infected by many zoonotic internal parasites and vector-borne pathogens, and that control measures should be implemented. ..