G Cringoli

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC, a novel apparatus for a multivalent faecal egg count technique
    G Cringoli
    Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Parassitologia 48:381-4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of Neospora caninum and Leishmania infantum co-infection in dogs
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via F Delpino 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:307-13. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint [Stefano delle Chiaje (1794-1860), a Neapolitan parasitology teacher]
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Parassitologia 46:10. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Passalurus ambiguus: new insights into copromicroscopic diagnosis and circadian rhythm of egg excretion
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via della Veterinaria, 1, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 101:557-61. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Dairy goat production and the importance of gastrointestinal strongyle parasitism
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:745-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Mini-FLOTAC, a new tool for copromicroscopic diagnosis of common intestinal nematodes in dogs
    Maria P Maurelli
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:356. 2014
  7. pmc Mini-FLOTAC, Kato-Katz and McMaster: three methods, one goal; highlights from north Argentina
    Beatrice Barda
    Laboratory of Microbiology San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:271. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Angiostrongylus vasorum: epidemiological, clinical and histopathological insights
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, Naples, 80137, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:236. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC and Mini-FLOTAC for uro-microscopic diagnosis of Capillaria plica (syn. Pearsonema plica) in dogs
    Maria Paola Maurelli
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II CREMOPAR, Campania Region, Naples, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 7:591. 2014
  10. pmc Mini-FLOTAC and Kato-Katz: helminth eggs watching on the shore of Lake Victoria
    Beatrice Barda
    Laboratory of Microbiology San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 6:220. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC, a novel apparatus for a multivalent faecal egg count technique
    G Cringoli
    Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Parassitologia 48:381-4. 2006
    ..Each grid contains 12 equidistant ruled lines that are transparent, and hence permit the counting of parasitic elements under them. The FLOTAC apparatus is also very useful in order to recover parasitic elements after flotation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of Neospora caninum and Leishmania infantum co-infection in dogs
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via F Delpino 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:307-13. 2002
    ..caninum and to L. infantum is very common in dogs, and that infection by one protozoan seems to enhance the susceptibility to the other one. This is probably due to the immunological status of the tested dogs...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Stefano delle Chiaje (1794-1860), a Neapolitan parasitology teacher]
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Parassitologia 46:10. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Passalurus ambiguus: new insights into copromicroscopic diagnosis and circadian rhythm of egg excretion
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via della Veterinaria, 1, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 101:557-61. 2007
    ..ambiguus prevalence and intensity in rabbits and that the afternoon and evening hours are the best times for fecal sampling to perform the pinworm diagnosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dairy goat production and the importance of gastrointestinal strongyle parasitism
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:745-6. 2007
    ..Finally, the necessity of reducing the use of anthelminthics and thus minimizing residues in food and the environment is stressed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mini-FLOTAC, a new tool for copromicroscopic diagnosis of common intestinal nematodes in dogs
    Maria P Maurelli
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:356. 2014
    ....
  7. pmc Mini-FLOTAC, Kato-Katz and McMaster: three methods, one goal; highlights from north Argentina
    Beatrice Barda
    Laboratory of Microbiology San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 7:271. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the performance of three quantitative techniques: Kato-Katz, McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC methids. The study was carried out in Oran, Northern Argentina...
  8. ncbi request reprint Angiostrongylus vasorum: epidemiological, clinical and histopathological insights
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, Naples, 80137, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:236. 2014
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC and Mini-FLOTAC for uro-microscopic diagnosis of Capillaria plica (syn. Pearsonema plica) in dogs
    Maria Paola Maurelli
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II CREMOPAR, Campania Region, Naples, Italy
    BMC Res Notes 7:591. 2014
    ..plica infection in a dog from southern Italy. In addition, two new techniques, FLOTAC and Mini-FLOTAC, were used for the diagnosis of C. plica in dog urine and compared with the technique of sedimentation...
  10. pmc Mini-FLOTAC and Kato-Katz: helminth eggs watching on the shore of Lake Victoria
    Beatrice Barda
    Laboratory of Microbiology San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 6:220. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate and compare, the WHO recommended quantitative diagnostic technique (Kato-Katz) and the Mini-FLOTAC...
  11. pmc Survey of co-infection by Salmonella and oxyurids in tortoises
    Ludovico Dipineto
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 8:69. 2012
    ..A survey of the prevalence of Salmonella spp. and oxyurids in 53 tortoises was conducted in southern Italy and a possible correlation between the two pathogens was therefore investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geospatial (s)tools: integration of advanced epidemiological sampling and novel diagnostics
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Unit of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, Naples, Italy
    Geospat Health 7:399-404. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Comparative cost assessment of the Kato-Katz and FLOTAC techniques for soil-transmitted helminth diagnosis in epidemiological surveys
    Benjamin Speich
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 3:71. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  14. pmc Canine faecal contamination and parasitic risk in the city of Naples (southern Italy)
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 2:29. 2006
    ..Logistic regression model was used to evaluate the association between positivity to parasitic elements and number of canine faeces...
  15. pmc The effect of moxidectin 0,1% vs ivermectin 0,08% on milk production in sheep naturally infected by gastrointestinal nematodes
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Lab, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases CREMOPAR Regione Campania, University of Naples Federico II, 1 80137 Napoli, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 5:41. 2009
    ..2 mg/Kg body weight and the benefit of anthelmintic treatments on milk production in a commercial dairy sheep farms in central Italy whose animals were naturally infected by GIN...
  16. ncbi request reprint Advances in satellite remote sensing of pheno-climatic features for epidemiological applications
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia Veterinaria e Malattie Parassitarie, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:51-62. 2005
    ..The main physical and technological basis of a mathematical model, effective at different scales, for identification of landscape pheno-climatic features is described in the current paper...
  17. ncbi request reprint A dual anthelmintic treatment strategic scheme for the control of fasciolosis in dairy sheep farms
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parasitol Res 99:700-5. 2006
    ..This scheme did not influence the albendazole SO efficacy against GI nematodes and might be used for the treatment of fasciolosis in dairy sheep farms...
  18. ncbi request reprint Economic efficacy of anthelmintic treatments in dairy sheep naturally infected by gastrointestinal strongyles
    G Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR, Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Parassitologia 49:201-7. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Ancylostoma caninum: calibration and comparison of diagnostic accuracy of flotation in tube, McMaster and FLOTAC in faecal samples of dogs
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Exp Parasitol 128:32-7. 2011
    ..e. 4.8%) were obtained with FLOTAC using sodium chloride and faecal samples preserved in formalin 5%. Our findings suggest that the FLOTAC technique should be considered for the diagnosis of A. caninum in dogs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of targeted selective treatments in sheep in Italy: effects on faecal worm egg count and milk production in four case studies
    G Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, 1 80137 Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 164:36-43. 2009
    ..From a practical point of view using milk production as a TST indicator appeared to be the most user-friendly approach for farmers; however, further studies will be needed to confirm its validity and acceptability...
  21. ncbi request reprint Geo-referencing livestock farms as tool for studying cystic echinococcosis epidemiology in cattle and water buffaloes from southern Italy
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Geospat Health 2:105-11. 2007
    ..We emphasize that the use of GIS is a novel approach to further our understanding of the epidemiology and control of CE and we encourage other groups to make use of it...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of strategic anthelmintic treatments on the milk production of dairy sheep naturally infected by gastrointestinal strongyles
    G Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via della Veterinaria, 1 80137 Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 156:340-5. 2008
    ..e. to maintain or improve animal performance and to reduce pasture contamination, can be achieved using strategic anthelmintic treatments...
  23. ncbi request reprint Resistance of trichostrongyles to benzimidazoles in Italy: a first report in a goat farm with multiple and repeated introductions
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR, Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Parasitol Res 101:577-81. 2007
    ..Single drug and single species resistance suggest that resistance is on its beginning and that measures for reducing the spread of resistance are of interest and should be promoted...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disease mapping and risk assessment in veterinary parasitology: some case studies
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia Veterinaria e Malattie Parassitarie, Universitd degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:9-25. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of remote sensing and geographical information systems to identify environmental features that influence the distribution of paramphistomosis in sheep from the southern Italian Apennines
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 122:15-26. 2004
    ..The variables entered in the model were also correlated with C. daubneyi positive farms in the univariate tests and are consistent with the environmental requirements of C. daubneyi and its snail intermediate host...
  26. ncbi request reprint The influence of flotation solution, sample dilution and the choice of McMaster slide area (volume) on the reliability of the McMaster technique in estimating the faecal egg counts of gastrointestinal strongyles and Dicrocoelium dendriticum in sheep
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 123:121-31. 2004
    ..dendriticum, dilutions which do not exceed 1:15, and the McMaster slide area (volume) of 1.0 ml...
  27. ncbi request reprint A prevalence survey and risk analysis of filariosis in dogs from the Mt. Vesuvius area of southern Italy
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via F Delpino1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 102:243-52. 2001
    ..Vesuvius area. In addition, the general trends of the MMs showed that D. immitis and D. repens were present only in a few municipalities, whereas D. reconditum was widely and homogeneously spread throughout the entire study area...
  28. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional coprological survey of liver flukes in cattle and sheep from an area of the southern Italian Apennines
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 108:137-43. 2002
    ..dendriticum was widely and homogeneously spread throughout the study area, whereas F. hepatica was present only in a few concentrated zones of the study area that had both positive bovine and positive ovine farms...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Water as risk factor for helminthiasis in domestic ruminants in the central and southern Italy and zoonotic risk]
    G Cringoli
    Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia Veterinaria
    Ann Ig 15:43-6. 2003
    ..Bunostomum spp., and Oesophagostomum spp. The Authors report up-to-date data on the distribution of the above cited helminths, as well as their essential morphological and biological characteristics and their zoonotic role...
  30. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of eprinomectin pour-on against gastrointestinal nematode infections in sheep
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 112:203-9. 2003
    ..0% on day 60. On farm B, on the same days, they were 95.4, 84.9, and 69.4%, respectively. In the course of the two trials, eprinomectin was well tolerated by all the animals with no adverse reactions following the topical treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint A comparison of five methods for DNA isolation from liver and rumen flukes to perform ITS-2+ amplification
    F Capuano
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno, Portici, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 49:27-31. 2007
    ..hepatica, D. dendriticum and C. daubneyi in definitive and intermediate hosts. Furthermore, for the first time, the ITS-2 sequence of D. dendriticum was defined...
  32. ncbi request reprint Neospora caninum in pastured cattle: determination of climatic, environmental, farm management and individual animal risk factors using remote sensing and geographical information systems
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 128:219-30. 2005
    ..caninum seroprevalence indicate that horizontal infection resulting from the ingestion of oocysts shed by dogs is the most probable route of N. caninum infection in pastured cattle of the southern Italian Apennines...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cystic echinococcosis in the Campania region (southern Italy)
    V Veneziano
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, University of Naples, Federico II, CREMOPAR, Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Parassitologia 46:449-51. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Is gastrointestinal strongyle faecal egg count influenced by hour of sample collection and worm burden in goats?
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 163:81-6. 2009
    ..contortus (r=0.9). In conclusion, the present study showed that the hour of sample collection does not influence the GI strongyle FEC and that there is a good relationship between FEC and total GI strongyle worm burden in goats...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium and Giardia in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) of the Italian Mediterranean bred
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Section of Veterinary Parasitology, University of Naples Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137, Naples, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 31:253-5. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the second internal transcribed spacer of ribosomal DNA of Calicophoron daubneyi from various hosts and locations in southern Italy
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 131:247-53. 2005
    ..daubneyi transmission patterns and prevalence in definitive and intermediate hosts...
  37. pmc Prevalence and molecular identification of Cryptosporidium isolates from pet lizards and snakes in Italy
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Animal Pathology and Health, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Parasite 19:437-40. 2012
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Calibration and diagnostic accuracy of simple flotation, McMaster and FLOTAC for parasite egg counts in sheep
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 177:345-52. 2011
    ..In addition, we suggest the use of two solutions that are easy and cheap to purchase and prepare, saturated sodium chloride (FS2) for nematoda and cestoda eggs and saturated zinc sulphate (FS7) for trematoda eggs and nematoda larvae...
  39. ncbi request reprint Characterization of the 28S and the second internal transcribed spacer of ribosomal DNA of Dicrocoelium dendriticum and Dicrocoelium hospes
    M P Maurelli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Via della Veterinaria, 1, 80137, Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 101:1251-5. 2007
    ..hospes differed in 33 positions. The findings of the present study showed an ITS2+ sequence variability (8.2-8.5%) between D. dendriticum and D. hospes, thus demonstrating the utility of this sequence to discriminate the two species...
  40. ncbi request reprint Giardia and Cryptosporidium in canine faecal samples contaminating an urban area
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via della Veterinaria, 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 84:413-5. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Geographical information systems as a tool in the control of heartworm infections in dogs and cats
    L Rinaldi
    Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 176:286-90. 2011
    ..All these issues have control of these infections as the ultimate goal...
  42. ncbi request reprint Giardia and Cryptosporidium in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parasitol Res 100:1113-8. 2007
    ..parvum and the first evidence of G. duodenalis infection in water buffaloes...
  43. ncbi request reprint Geographical Information Systems and canine faecal contamination: the experience in the city of Naples (southern Italy)
    V Veneziano
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 48:125-8. 2006
    ..Out of the total of 415 copros, 70 (16.9%) were positive for parasitic elements; eggs of Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina, Ancylostoma caninum and Trichuris vulpis were found, as well as oocysts of Isospora canis...
  44. ncbi request reprint First survey of endoparasites in pet ferrets in Italy
    D d'Ovidio
    Private Practitioner, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 203:227-30. 2014
    ..0%). None of the samples was positive for Cryptosporidium or Giardia. To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of sarcosporidiosis in a pet ferret in Italy...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Geographical Information Systems and remote sensing technologies in parasitological epidemiology]
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania
    Parassitologia 46:71-4. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Crenosoma vulpis in dog: first case report in Italy and use of the FLOTAC technique for copromicroscopic diagnosis
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 101:1681-4. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Survey of Neospora caninum and bovine herpes virus 1 coinfection in cattle
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137, Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 100:359-64. 2007
    ..0%) cattle. The logistic regression results indicated that seropositivity for BHV-1 was a risk factor for N. caninum seropositivity and seropositivity for N. caninum was a risk factor for BHV-1 seropositivity...
  48. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC: an improved method for diagnosis of lungworm infections in sheep
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 169:395-8. 2010
    ..27x more positives samples than use of Baermann funnels and up to 4.18x more larvae per sample. As FLOTAC is faster than Baermannisation of samples it offers a better method of counting larvae in ruminant faecal samples...
  49. ncbi request reprint Intestinal parasites in immigrants in the city of Naples (southern Italy)
    L Gualdieri
    Center for Immigrants Health Protection, Ascalesi Hospital, Naples, Italy
    Acta Trop 117:196-201. 2011
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Leishmania infantum and Neospora caninum simultaneous skin infection in a young dog in Italy
    C Tarantino
    Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56100 Pisa, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 102:77-83. 2001
    ..infantum and N. caninum in a dog. It is possible that the immunosuppressive effects of Leishmania infection or long-term steroid therapy may have been a contributing factor to the development of N. caninum in this dog...
  51. ncbi request reprint Disease mapping in veterinary parasitology: an update
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 48:85-7. 2006
    ..The present paper reports an update regarding the use of these technologies in veterinary parasitology...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional survey of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in sheep from an area of the southern Italian Apennines
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Napoli, Italy
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:145-51. 2004
    ..were widely and homogeneously spread throughout the study area, whereas Rhipicephalus spp. and Ixodes spp. were present only in a few concentrated zones of the study area in accordance to their biological and ecological characteristics...
  53. ncbi request reprint Co-infection by Escherichia coli O157 and gastrointestinal strongyles in sheep
    L Dipineto
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy Electronic address
    Vet J 197:884-5. 2013
    ..Further studies, including molecular diagnostics, production data and multivariable analytical approaches, are needed to assess the actual impact of multiple pathogen infections in grazing sheep and other livestock species. ..
  54. ncbi request reprint Histopathological, histochemical and immunohistochemical findings of the small intestine in goats naturally infected by Trichostrongylus colubriformis
    F Trapani
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 191:390-3. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC for diagnosis of endo-parasites in pet squirrels in southern Italy
    D d'Ovidio
    Private Practitioner, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 200:221-4. 2014
    ..respectively. None of the samples were positive for Cryptosporidium spp. or Giardia spp. or any other protozoa (e.g. Eimeria). To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of a D. dendriticum natural infection in pet rodents. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint Fate of eprinomectin in goat milk and cheeses with different ripening times following pour-on administration
    Aniello Anastasio
    Dipartimento di Scienze Zootecniche e Ispezione degli Alimenti, Sezione Ispezione, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita Degli Studi Di Napoli, Federico II, Napoli 80137, Italy
    J Food Prot 68:1097-101. 2005
    ..In all cases, at both the single and double dosages, the maximum level of eprinomectin residues in goat milk and cheeses remained below the maximum residual level of 20 microg/liter permitted for lactating cattle...
  57. ncbi request reprint A survey of fleas on dogs in southern Italy
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 148:375-8. 2007
    ..Flea infestation was detected throughout the year, although the prevalence was higher during the period between June and October...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Coprological diagnosis: what's new?]
    G Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Settore di Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania
    Parassitologia 46:137-9. 2004
    ..This technique allows, after the centrifugation, the real count of the parasite elements in 1 gram of feaces...
  59. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC can detect parasitic and pseudoparasitic elements in reptiles
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Exp Parasitol 130:282-4. 2012
    ..The use of FLOTAC for diagnosis of parasitic infections in reptiles has demonstrated to be a rapid and sensitive test to improve diagnosis and acquire new information on the parasitological fauna of reptiles...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Varroa mites in the apiaries of Campania region]
    P Mazzone
    Dipartimento di Entomologia e Zoologia Agraria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania
    Parassitologia 46:281-4. 2004
    ..In order to display the level of infestation, Geographical Information Systems were used in order to draw parasitological maps...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the FAMACHA system for detecting the severity of anaemia in sheep from southern Italy
    Antonio Di Loria
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, Via Delpino 1 80137 Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 161:53-9. 2009
    ..It is important that such evaluations are performed in each region before the system is implemented, as there could be local issues that affect the accuracy of the system...
  62. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of bovine tick-borne diseases in southern Italy
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
    Vet Res 33:421-8. 2002
    ..6) and Haemaphysalis punctata (8.4). The results showed that B. bigemina, A. marginale and their potential vectors are common in the area examined and indicated that there is a risk for animals imported from tick-borne disease-free areas...
  63. ncbi request reprint Copromicroscopic and molecular assays for the detection of cancer-causing parasitic nematode Spirocerca lupi
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Piazza Aldo Moro 45, 64100 Teramo, TE, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 157:108-16. 2008
    ..2%) Israeli samples scored molecularly positive using the PCR-based approach. The potential implications and perspectives for canine spirocercosis of these coproscopic and molecular diagnostic methodologies evaluated herein are discussed...
  64. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC: new multivalent techniques for qualitative and quantitative copromicroscopic diagnosis of parasites in animals and humans
    Giuseppe Cringoli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Naples, Italy
    Nat Protoc 5:503-15. 2010
    ..All FLOTAC techniques can be performed on fresh fecal material as well as preserved stool samples, and require approximately 12-15 min of preparation time before microscopic analysis...
  65. ncbi request reprint Helmintic infections in water buffaloes on Italian farms: a spatial analysis
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Geospat Health 3:233-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the present study demonstrated that, with the appropriate survey-based data at hand, GIS is a useful tool to study epidemiological patterns of infections in veterinary health, in particular in water buffaloes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Development of a real-time PCR for the differentiation of the G1 and G2/G3 genotypes of Echinococcus granulosus
    Maria Paola Maurelli
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
    Parasitol Res 105:255-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the real-time PCR developed in the present study provides a powerful tool for molecular studies on E. granulosus with possibilities for extension to other genotypes using different molecular targets...
  67. ncbi request reprint New insights into the application of geographical information systems and remote sensing in veterinary parasitology
    Laura Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Geospat Health 1:33-47. 2006
    ..Finally, a set of conclusions is put forward...
  68. ncbi request reprint Serological survey of Encephalitozoon cuniculi in farm rabbits in Italy
    Antonio Santaniello
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via F Delpino, 1, 80137, Napoli, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 87:67-9. 2009
    ..cuniculi; they are of epidemiological relevance and immediate public health importance because of the recognized infectivity in humans by the microsporidium...
  69. ncbi request reprint Mapping the main Leishmania phlebotomine vector in the endemic focus of the Mt. Vesuvius in southern Italy
    Erika Rossi
    Dipartimento MIPI, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Geospat Health 1:191-8. 2007
    ..perniciosus densities between the two surveyed areas...
  70. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different tissue sampling for PCR-based diagnosis and follow-up of canine visceral leishmaniosis
    Laura Manna
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Veterinarie, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via F Delpino 1, 80137 Naples, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 125:251-62. 2004
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Disease mapping in veterinary epidemiology: a Bayesian geostatistical approach
    Annibale Biggeri
    Department of Statistics, G Parenti, University of Florence, Italy
    Stat Methods Med Res 15:337-52. 2006
    ..In general, larger risk areas were identified at the city border where wild dogs mixed with domestic dogs and human or urban barriers were less present...
  72. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of artemether against a natural Fasciola hepatica infection in sheep
    Jennifer Keiser
    Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Parasitol Res 103:517-22. 2008
    ..Further studies are warranted to assess the potential of additional artemisinin derivatives and other peroxidic compounds for the treatment of Fasciola spp. infections in different ruminants...
  73. ncbi request reprint GIS modeling for canine dirofilariosis risk assessment in central Italy
    Michele Mortarino
    DIPAV, Section of General Pathology and Parasitology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Geospat Health 2:253-61. 2008
    ..The potential transmission period in the study area was found to be confined to summer months with a peak in July and August, as expected for a temperate region where summer season is the most favourable period for the parasite...
  74. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii in sheep from the Campania region (Italy)
    Giovanna Fusco
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno, Sezione di Caserta, via Jervolino 19, 81029 Tuoro, Caserta, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 149:271-4. 2007
    ..The 77.8% (91/117) of the farms and the 28.5% (333/11,170) of the sheep resulted positive by serology. In addition, the presence of T. gondii DNA was detected by PCR in 4 milk samples out of the 117 examined (3.4%)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Multivariate spatially-structured variability of ovine helminth infections
    Annibale Biggeri
    Dipartimento di statistica G Parenti, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Geospat Health 2:97-104. 2007
    ..D. dendriticum was correlated to F. hepatica and H. contortus was found not to be spatially associated with the previously mentioned helminths...
  76. ncbi request reprint FLOTAC: a new sensitive technique for the diagnosis of hookworm infections in humans
    Jurg Utzinger
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, P O Box, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:84-90. 2008
    ..7 EPG) and ether concentration (5.7 EPG) methods. The FLOTAC method shows promise as an important new tool for individual hookworm diagnosis and for rigorous monitoring of helminth control programmes. [Clinical Trial No. ISRCTN21782274]...
  77. ncbi request reprint Molecular identification of Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia duodenalis in the Italian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)
    Simone M Caccio
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 150:146-9. 2007
    ..On the other hand, mozzarella cheese is probably a safe product, given that its production involves the treatment of cheese curd at 85-95 degrees C, which is likely to kill or inactivate the parasites...