Rossella Sacchetti

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Microbial quality of drinking water from microfiltered water dispensers
    R Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:255-9. 2014
  2. doi Effects of a 2-year school-based intervention of enhanced physical education in the primary school
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Sch Health 83:639-46. 2013
  3. doi Control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia contamination of microfiltered water dispensers with peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 132:162-6. 2009
  4. ncbi Microbial contamination in dental unit waterlines: comparison between Er:YAG laser and turbine lines
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sez di Igiene, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:275-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Influence of material and tube size on DUWLs contamination in a pilot plant
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 30:29-34. 2007
  6. doi Control of bacterial contamination in microfiltered water dispensers (MWDs) by disinfection
    Franca Zanetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 128:446-52. 2009
  7. doi Physical fitness of primary school children in relation to overweight prevalence and physical activity habits
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sports Sci 30:633-40. 2012
  8. ncbi Comparative study on the efficiency of peracetic acid and chlorine dioxide at low doses in the disinfection of urban wastewaters
    Giovanna De Luca
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:217-24. 2008
  9. ncbi Removal of indicator bacteriophages from municipal wastewater by a full-scale membrane bioreactor and a conventional activated sludge process: implications to water reuse
    Giovanna De Luca
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Bioresour Technol 129:526-31. 2013
  10. ncbi Active surveillance of legionnaires disease during a prospective observational study of community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia
    Erica Leoni
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1085-8. 2007

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Publications15

  1. doi Microbial quality of drinking water from microfiltered water dispensers
    R Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 217:255-9. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the use of MWDs may increase the number of bacteria originally present in tap water. It is therefore important to monitor the quality of the dispensed water over time, especially if it is destined for vulnerable users...
  2. doi Effects of a 2-year school-based intervention of enhanced physical education in the primary school
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Sch Health 83:639-46. 2013
    ..The possible effect on body mass index (BMI) was also considered...
  3. doi Control of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia contamination of microfiltered water dispensers with peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 132:162-6. 2009
    ..In the case of disinfection with HP for 40 min, P. aeruginosa was not detected in most of the samples (73.7%). Numbers of S. maltophilia decreased with increasing time after treatment...
  4. ncbi Microbial contamination in dental unit waterlines: comparison between Er:YAG laser and turbine lines
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Dipartimento di Medicina e Sanita Pubblica, Sez di Igiene, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Ann Agric Environ Med 13:275-9. 2006
    ..Attention should be paid to the control of the water leaving laser devices, given the increasingly wide use of such instruments in dental treatment exposed to risk of infection...
  5. ncbi Influence of material and tube size on DUWLs contamination in a pilot plant
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 30:29-34. 2007
    ..In order to control bacterial contamination the results suggest the use of waterlines made of PTFE on account of their ability to inhibit the colonization and growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  6. doi Control of bacterial contamination in microfiltered water dispensers (MWDs) by disinfection
    Franca Zanetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 128:446-52. 2009
    ..In conclusion, hydrogen peroxide at 3% can be proposed as a suitable product for periodic disinfection of domestic MWDs, taking into consideration also its low cost and easy availability...
  7. doi Physical fitness of primary school children in relation to overweight prevalence and physical activity habits
    Rossella Sacchetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Sports Sci 30:633-40. 2012
    ..Thanks to their limited number and ease of measurement, they can be used in any school context to classify children and for monitoring the effects of targeted interventions promoting physical activity...
  8. ncbi Comparative study on the efficiency of peracetic acid and chlorine dioxide at low doses in the disinfection of urban wastewaters
    Giovanna De Luca
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, Bologna, Italy
    Ann Agric Environ Med 15:217-24. 2008
    ..Around 65 % of the samples, however, presented concentrations of E. coli lower than the limit of 5,000/100 ml established by Italian norms for discharge into surface waters...
  9. ncbi Removal of indicator bacteriophages from municipal wastewater by a full-scale membrane bioreactor and a conventional activated sludge process: implications to water reuse
    Giovanna De Luca
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Bioresour Technol 129:526-31. 2013
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  10. ncbi Active surveillance of legionnaires disease during a prospective observational study of community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia
    Erica Leoni
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:1085-8. 2007
    ..If no cases are present, monitoring of hospital water systems is of little significance; clinical surveillance is much more important...
  11. ncbi Detection of Escherichia coli O157 in bovine meat products in northern Italy
    Serena Stampi
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 90:257-62. 2004
    ..Chromogenic E. coli O157 agar was found to be more selective and differential, allowing easier identification of suspected colonies with mixed flora and producing less false-positive colonies...
  12. doi Performance of a full-scale membrane bioreactor system in treating municipal wastewater for reuse purposes
    Franca Zanetti
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Hygiene, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo, 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Bioresour Technol 101:3768-71. 2010
    ..The quality of the MBR permeate conforms largely with the microbiological standards for urban (e.g. street cleaning, vehicle washing) and agricultural reuse...
  13. ncbi Rapid and sensitive detection of MS2 coliphages in wastewater samples by quantitative reverse transcriptase PCR
    Giovanna Angela Gentilomi
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Microbiology, University of Bologna, Ozzano Emilia, Italy
    New Microbiol 31:273-80. 2008
    ..5 orders of magnitude higher. The entire detection method, including sample processing and real-time PCR amplification, was completed within 4 hours, making it a rapid single-day method...
  14. ncbi Occurrence of non-fermenting gram negative bacteria in drinking water dispensed from point-of-use microfiltration devices
    Franza Zanetti
    Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy
    Ann Agric Environ Med 21:29-34. 2014
    ..The aim of the presented study was to assess the degree of contamination by non-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria (NF-GNB) of drinking water dispensed from microfiltration devices at point-of-use...
  15. ncbi Relationship between mineral content of domestic hot water and microbial contamination
    Paola Borella
    Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Biostatistics, University of Modena, Modena, Italy
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 17:37-43. 2003
    ..A specific action of Cu as decontamination factor is suggested and the consideration of Mn as a risk indicator for bacterial colonisation and biofilm presence is proposed...