Massimo Masetti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Bedbug infestations recorded in Central Italy
    Massimo Masetti
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Pisa, Via A Volta 4, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Parasitol Int 56:81-3. 2007
  2. ncbi Short report: cysticercosis in an Egyptian mummy of the late Ptolemaic period
    Fabrizio Bruschi
    Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:598-9. 2006
  3. ncbi 'Royal' pediculosis in Renaissance Italy: lice in the mummy of the King of Naples Ferdinand II of Aragon (1467-1496)
    Gino Fornaciari
    Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Division of Paleopathology, History of Medicine and Bioethics, Laboratory of Entomology, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:671-2. 2009

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. ncbi Bedbug infestations recorded in Central Italy
    Massimo Masetti
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Pisa, Via A Volta 4, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Parasitol Int 56:81-3. 2007
    ..Cutaneous reaction was evident and one patient developed a severe bullous eruption. In both cases there was circumstantial evidence for association with international travel...
  2. ncbi Short report: cysticercosis in an Egyptian mummy of the late Ptolemaic period
    Fabrizio Bruschi
    Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:598-9. 2006
    ..This observation also confirms that, in Hellenistic Egypt, the farming of swine, along with man an intermediate host of this parasite, was present, and supports other archeological evidence...
  3. ncbi 'Royal' pediculosis in Renaissance Italy: lice in the mummy of the King of Naples Ferdinand II of Aragon (1467-1496)
    Gino Fornaciari
    Department of Oncology, Transplants and Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Division of Paleopathology, History of Medicine and Bioethics, Laboratory of Entomology, University of Pisa, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:671-2. 2009
    ..This is the first time that these parasites have been found in the hair of a king, demonstrating that even members of the wealthy classes in the Renaissance were subject to louse infestation...