Donatella Panatto

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Affiliation: University of Genoa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term decline of 137Cs concentration in honey in the second decade after the Chernobyl accident
    Donatella Panatto
    DiSSal Department of Heath Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 382:147-52. 2007
  2. pmc New versus old meningococcal group B vaccines: how the new ones may benefit infants & toddlers
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Indian J Med Res 138:835-46. 2013
  3. pmc Tobacco smoking among students in an urban area in Northern Italy
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 54:97-103. 2013
  4. pmc Prevalence of human papillomavirus in young Italian women with normal cytology: how should we adapt the national vaccination policy?
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, Genoa University, Via Pastore, 1, Genoa 16132, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:575. 2013
  5. pmc Sexual behaviour and risk factors for the acquisition of human papillomavirus infections in young people in Italy: suggestions for future vaccination policies
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore, 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Public Health 12:623. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and related respiratory diseases: the experience of a local health authority in Liguria (north Italy)
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 52:26-31. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Burden of rotavirus infections in Liguria, Northern Italy: hospitalisations and potential savings by vaccination
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Science, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:957-64. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis B vaccines
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Vaccines 10:1337-51. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Survey of domestic accidents in the elderly in the Province of Genoa (northern Italy)
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Science DiSSal, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 50:53-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Utility of thymosin alpha-1 (Zadaxin) as a co-adjuvant in influenza vaccines: a review
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genova, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 52:111-5. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term decline of 137Cs concentration in honey in the second decade after the Chernobyl accident
    Donatella Panatto
    DiSSal Department of Heath Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 382:147-52. 2007
    ..Long-term decline was calculated at 456 days, a value lower than those published from different food sources in the years following the accident. The rate of long-term decline decreases with time...
  2. pmc New versus old meningococcal group B vaccines: how the new ones may benefit infants & toddlers
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Indian J Med Res 138:835-46. 2013
    ..Given the high performance of 4CMenB and its non-interference with routine vaccinations, this age-group will be the first to benefit from the introduction of this vaccine. ..
  3. pmc Tobacco smoking among students in an urban area in Northern Italy
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 54:97-103. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Prevalence of human papillomavirus in young Italian women with normal cytology: how should we adapt the national vaccination policy?
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, Genoa University, Via Pastore, 1, Genoa 16132, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:575. 2013
    ..We conducted a multicentre epidemiological study to ascertain the prevalence of different genotypes of HPV in young Italian women with normal cytology, with the aim of evaluating the possibility of extending vaccination to older females...
  5. pmc Sexual behaviour and risk factors for the acquisition of human papillomavirus infections in young people in Italy: suggestions for future vaccination policies
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore, 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Public Health 12:623. 2012
    ..We surveyed sexual habits among young people in order to provide information that might orient decision-makers in adopting HPV multi-cohort vaccination policies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and related respiratory diseases: the experience of a local health authority in Liguria (north Italy)
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 52:26-31. 2011
    ..The study was carried out in an industrial area with heavy urban and motorway traffic in the Province of Genoa (Italy)...
  7. doi request reprint Burden of rotavirus infections in Liguria, Northern Italy: hospitalisations and potential savings by vaccination
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Science, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:957-64. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis B vaccines
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Vaccines 10:1337-51. 2011
    ..The aims of this article are to describe the most recent developments in meningococcal B vaccines and to discuss how these vaccines can contribute to containing meningococcal disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Survey of domestic accidents in the elderly in the Province of Genoa (northern Italy)
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Science DiSSal, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 50:53-7. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the number, characteristics and causes of domestic accidents among the elderly...
  10. ncbi request reprint Utility of thymosin alpha-1 (Zadaxin) as a co-adjuvant in influenza vaccines: a review
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genova, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 52:111-5. 2011
    ..Although further studies on co-adjuvants are necessary, the future prospects of producing ever more efficacious influenza vaccines appear very promising...
  11. doi request reprint Sexual behaviour in Ligurian (Northern Italy) adolescents and young people: suggestions for HPV vaccination policies
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences of Genoa University, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Vaccine 27:A6-10. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that current HPV vaccination should be implemented by introducing new cohorts, especially young girls (14-16 years)...
  12. doi request reprint Burden of rotavirus disease and cost-effectiveness of universal vaccination in the Province of Genoa (Northern Italy)
    D Panatto
    Department of Health Science, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Vaccine 27:3450-3. 2009
    ..From the perspective of both the RHS and S, vaccination proved to be highly cost-effective...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relevance of air conditioning for 222Radon concentration in shops of the Savona Province, Italy
    Donatella Panatto
    DISSAL, Department of Heath Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 355:25-30. 2006
    ..Only in wintertime, the action level of 200 Bq m(-3) for the confined environment was reached in 10 shops equipped with individual air heating/conditioning systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessment and prevention of radioactive risk due to 222Radon on University Premises in Genoa, Italy
    D Panatto
    Section of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 47:134-7. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the value of the compound uncertainty index suggested that the real level of Radon contamination could have exceeded 400 Bq/m3 in selected spaces, a value requiring annual concentration tests...
  15. pmc Do the omeprazole family compounds exert a protective effect against influenza-like illness?
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:297. 2014
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  16. ncbi request reprint Safety and tolerability of bivalent HPV vaccine: an Italian post-licensure study
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Science, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 7:136-46. 2011
    ..That tolerability proved to be better than in clinical studies could be explained by the absence of the typical apprehension felt by subjects involved in clinical experimentation...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical and socioeconomic impact of seasonal and pandemic influenza in adults and the elderly
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genova, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:21-8. 2012
    ..Estimating the influenza burden is a useful aid to determining the best influenza vaccination strategy and preventive and clinical treatments...
  18. doi request reprint Human Papillomavirus Vaccine: State of the Art and Future Perspectives
    Donatella Panatto
    Department of Health Sciences DISSAL, Via Antonio Pastore 1, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol 101:231-322. 2015
    ..New, highly immunogenic and effective vaccines can be further developed thanks to computer-aided design and bioinformatics/computational biology. The optimization of combinational therapies is another promising opportunity. ..
  19. pmc Effectiveness of adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccines (Inflexal V ® and Fluad ® ) in preventing hospitalization for influenza and pneumonia in the elderly: a matched case-control study
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 9:144-52. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Age-related differences in the accuracy of web query-based predictions of influenza-like illness
    Alexander Domnich
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 10:e0127754. 2015
    ..The present study aimed to investigate features of the association between ILI morbidity and ILI-related query volume from the perspective of age...
  21. doi request reprint Assessing Ebola-related web search behaviour: insights and implications from an analytical study of Google Trends-based query volumes
    Cristiano Alicino
    Department of Health Sciences DISSAL, University of Genoa, Genoa, 16132, Italy
    Infect Dis Poverty 4:54. 2015
    ..The study also endeavoured to look at the correlation between the number of overall and weekly web searches and the number of overall and weekly new cases of Ebola...
  22. pmc Uncontrolled Web-based administration of surveys on factual health-related knowledge: a randomized study of untimed versus timed quizzing
    Alexander Domnich
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Med Internet Res 17:e94. 2015
    ..However, little is known about methods of discouraging cheating in Web-based surveys on health knowledge...
  23. doi request reprint Aflunov(®): a prepandemic influenza vaccine
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Science, University of Genoa Italy, Via Pastore, 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Vaccines 11:145-57. 2012
    ..This vaccine could be very useful in the event of adaptation of the H5N1 virus to humans, which could cause a new pandemic...
  24. doi request reprint Demand-based web surveillance of sexually transmitted infections in Russia
    Alexander Domnich
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Public Health 59:841-9. 2014
    ..To investigate the possibility of using HIV- and syphilis-related web queries to predict incident diagnosis rates of sexually transmitted infections in Russia...
  25. doi request reprint Neisseria meningitidis B vaccines: recent advances and possible immunization policies
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Vaccines 13:345-64. 2014
    ..Moreover, other potentially effective serogroup B vaccine candidates are being studied in preclinical settings. It is therefore appropriate to review what has recently been achieved in the prevention of disease caused by serogroup B. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in infants and children: relationship with attendance at a paediatric emergency unit and characteristics of the circulating strains
    R Gasparini
    Interuniversity Centre for Research on Influenza and Viral Infections CIRI IV, Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:619-28. 2007
    ..A/H3N2 strains belonged to two clusters, A/Panama/2007/99-like and A/Fujian/411/02-like, a new variant. This paper discusses the possible role of the identified flu strains in determining EUARs among the population by age class...
  27. doi request reprint Human papillomavirus vaccination: what is the best choice? A comparison of 16 strategies by means of a decisional model
    R Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences of Genoa University, Genoa, Italy
    Epidemiol Infect 137:794-802. 2009
    ..Indeed, it could generate interesting savings for the National Health Service and a rapid HPV immunization of young girls...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting individual exposure to NO2 in Genoa (northern Italy)
    G Gallelli
    Department of Health Sciences Di S Sal, University of Genoa, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 287:31-6. 2002
    ..The main household characteristics which were shown to affect personal NO2 exposure were (a) the presence of a chimney equipped with an active aspiration device in the kitchen and (b) the heating system...
  29. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of bactericidal antibody against Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C in pre-vaccinal era: the Italian epidemiological scenario
    R Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Vaccine 27:3435-8. 2009
    ..High titres were observed in 3-, 8-, 9- and 17-year-old subjects. Our results therefore indicate that meningococcus C has the highest probability of spreading among 1-4, 8-10 and 14-17-year-old subjects in Italy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Ecological risk assessment of contaminated sediments in a harbour site
    I Di Termini
    Department of Chemical Engineering and Process G B Bonino DICheP, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 49:108-11. 2008
    ..The only pollutant with concentrations approaching ecological risk levels was nickel. Differences in concentrations of pollutants were mapped and related to specialized areas of harbour activity...
  31. doi request reprint Porous Alumina as a Promising Biomaterial for Public Health
    Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
    Department of Health Sciences DISSAL, Via Antonio Pastore 1, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol 101:213-29. 2015
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  32. doi request reprint Quartz-Crystal Microbalance (QCM) for Public Health: An Overview of Its Applications
    Nicola Luigi Bragazzi
    Department of Health Sciences DISSAL, Via Antonio Pastore 1, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Adv Protein Chem Struct Biol 101:149-211. 2015
    ..Moreover, QCM holds promises in early cancer detection and screening of new antiblastic drugs. Applications for monitoring biohazards, for assuring homeland security, and preventing bioterrorism are also discussed. ..
  33. doi request reprint Meningococcal Antigen Typing System Development and Application to the Evaluation of Effectiveness of Meningococcal B Vaccine and Possible Use for Other Purposes
    Alexander Domnich
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    J Immunol Res 2015:353461. 2015
    ..This paper provides an overview of MATS development and its field application. ..
  34. pmc Molecular and serological diversity of Neisseria meningitidis carrier strains isolated from Italian students aged 14 to 22 years
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 52:1901-10. 2014
    ..Future analysis of antigen variability and expression in carrier strains after the introduction of the MenB vaccine will allow for a definition of its impact on nasopharyngeal/oropharyngeal carriage. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Burden of the 1999-2008 seasonal influenza epidemics in Italy: comparison with the H1N1v (A/California/07/09) pandemic
    Piero Luigi Lai
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 7:217-25. 2011
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  36. pmc Use of different subjective health indicators to assess health inequalities in an urban immigrant population in north-western Italy: a cross-sectional study
    Alexander Domnich
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Via Pastore, 1 16132, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Public Health 13:1006. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the relative contribution of some social, structural and behavioral determinants to "within-group" health disparities...
  37. pmc Meningococcal glycoconjugate vaccines
    Roberto Gasparini
    Department of Health Sciences, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 7:170-82. 2011
    ..This review highlights the evolution of conjugate meningococcal vaccines in general and discusses how this kind of vaccine can contribute to preventing meningococcal disease...
  38. pmc Can particulate air sampling predict microbial load in operating theatres for arthroplasty?
    Maria Luisa Cristina
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    PLoS ONE 7:e52809. 2012
    ..5 µm and ≥5 µm). Consequently, microbiological monitoring remains the most suitable method of evaluating the quality of air in operating theatres...
  39. ncbi request reprint Silver zeolite antimicrobial activity in aluminium heating, ventilation and air conditioning system ducts
    R Rizzetto
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 49:26-33. 2008
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