L Rinaldi

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Affiliation: Federico II University
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Geographic distribution of canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in stray dogs of eastern Romania
    Lavinia Ciuca
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ion Ionescu de la Brad University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Iasi, Iasi
    Geospat Health 11:499. 2016
  3. pmc Helminth control in kennels: is the combination of milbemycin oxime and praziquantel a right choice?
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR, Naples, Regione Campania, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 8:30. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Outbreak of acute fasciolosis in sheep farms in a Mediterranean area arising as a possible consequence of climate change
    Antonio Bosco
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples and CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:319-24. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Haemonchus contortus: spatial risk distribution for infection in sheep in Europe
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:325-31. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Mapping and modelling helminth infections in ruminants in Europe: experience from GLOWORM
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:257-9. 2015
  7. doi request reprint Sheep and Fasciola hepatica in Europe: the GLOWORM experience
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:309-17. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of individual and pooled faecal samples in sheep for the assessment of gastrointestinal strongyle infection intensity and anthelmintic drug efficacy using McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 205:216-23. 2014
  9. pmc 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
  10. pmc Parasites of domestic owned cats in Europe: co-infestations and risk factors
    Frederic Beugnet
    Merial S, A, S, 29 Av Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Parasit Vectors 7:291. 2014

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  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Geographic distribution of canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in stray dogs of eastern Romania
    Lavinia Ciuca
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ion Ionescu de la Brad University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Iasi, Iasi
    Geospat Health 11:499. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Helminth control in kennels: is the combination of milbemycin oxime and praziquantel a right choice?
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR, Naples, Regione Campania, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 8:30. 2015
    ..Particular attention was given to the field efficacy and ease-of-use of each product...
  4. doi request reprint Outbreak of acute fasciolosis in sheep farms in a Mediterranean area arising as a possible consequence of climate change
    Antonio Bosco
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples and CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:319-24. 2015
    ..In addition to the outbreak reported here, we discuss the potential effects of climate change on the epidemiology of F. hepatica and the implications for sheep farming in the Mediterranean area. ..
  5. doi request reprint Haemonchus contortus: spatial risk distribution for infection in sheep in Europe
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:325-31. 2015
    ..contortus infection. ..
  6. doi request reprint Mapping and modelling helminth infections in ruminants in Europe: experience from GLOWORM
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:257-9. 2015
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Sheep and Fasciola hepatica in Europe: the GLOWORM experience
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples CREMOPAR Campania Region, Naples
    Geospat Health 9:309-17. 2015
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Comparison of individual and pooled faecal samples in sheep for the assessment of gastrointestinal strongyle infection intensity and anthelmintic drug efficacy using McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 205:216-23. 2014
    ..In conclusion, the present study highlighted that pooling ovine faecal samples is a rapid procedure that holds promise as a valid strategy for assessing GI strongyles FEC and FECR in sheep. ..
  9. pmc 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
    ....
  10. pmc Parasites of domestic owned cats in Europe: co-infestations and risk factors
    Frederic Beugnet
    Merial S, A, S, 29 Av Tony Garnier, Lyon 69007, France
    Parasit Vectors 7:291. 2014
    ..The present survey aimed to improve knowledge of the prevalence and risk factors associated with ecto- and endoparasite infestations in owned cats in Europe...
  11. 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...
  12. pmc 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
    ....
  13. pmc 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...
  14. doi request reprint The maintenance of anthelmintic efficacy in sheep in a Mediterranean climate
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR, Regione Campania, Italy Electronic address
    Vet Parasitol 203:139-43. 2014
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint A One-Health integrated approach to control fascioliasis in the Cajamarca valley of Peru
    Laura Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Geospat Health 6:S67-73. 2012
    ..The One-Health integrated approach applied here is based on accurate and sensitive diagnostics, namely the FLOTAC, and the use of geospatial tools for epidemiological scrutiny...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ..We assessed the costs related to the collection, processing and microscopic examination of stool samples using the Kato-Katz and FLOTAC techniques in an epidemiological survey carried out in Zanzibar, Tanzania...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Molecular update on cystic echinococcosis in cattle and water buffaloes of southern Italy
    L Rinaldi
    Department of Pathology and Animal Health, University of Naples Federico II, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Via Della Veterinaria 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:119-23. 2008
    ..granulosus. The finding of the G1, G2 and G3 genotypes in large ruminants from southern Italy is of epidemiological relevance and immediate public health importance because of their recognized infectivity in humans...
  22. doi request reprint The role of cattle in the epidemiology of Echinococcus granulosus in an endemic area of southern Italy
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via del Veterinaria 1, Naples, CREMOPAR Regione Campania, Italy
    Parasitol Res 103:175-9. 2008
    ..ortleppi) suggests that cattle would not have any role in the persistence of this important zoonosis but rather a role as indicators of CE infection in this endemic area...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
  25. 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...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. 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...
  28. doi 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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
    ....
  31. 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
  32. doi 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in livestock in Italy: an epidemiological update
    L Rinaldi
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italia
    Parassitologia 50:59-61. 2008
    ..In the present paper, seroprevalence data on T. gondii that have been recorded in livestock from different Italian regions over the last 3 decades are reviewed, showing the high level of exposure of livestock to this parasite...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence of thermotolerant Campylobacter in partridges (Perdix perdix)
    L Dipineto
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 49:351-3. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of thermotolerant Campylobacter spp. in commercially reared partridges (Perdix perdix) in southern Italy...
  39. doi 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint A classification model of grazing areas in southern Italy using Remote Sensing data
    C Cascone
    Dipartimento delle Scienze Biologiche, Sezione Biologia Vegetale, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Parassitologia 47:177-82. 2005
    ..21% and a precision of 92.69%. Results suggest similar application protocols can be used in areas with different vegetation cover to characterizing potential infection risk areas for geohelminths and other diseases...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. doi 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...
  44. doi 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...
  45. 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...
  46. doi 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...
  47. doi 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Serological survey for antibodies to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in pet rabbits in Italy
    L Dipineto
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Via Delpino 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:173-5. 2008
    ..cuniculi; therefore, routine screening examinations in pet rabbits are strongly advised considering the zoonotic potential of this parasite...
  52. doi 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...
  53. doi 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. doi 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
    ....
  55. 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...
  56. 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
    ....
  57. 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
    ....
  58. 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...
  59. doi 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
    ....
  60. 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...
  61. 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...
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. doi request reprint Prevalence of thermotolerant Campylobacter in pheasants (Phasianus colchicus)
    Ludovico Dipineto
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Avian Pathol 37:507-8. 2008
    ..3%) living pheasants analysed. Campylobacter coli (100%) and Campylobacter jejuni (13.5%) were identified by polymerase chain reaction. Adult pheasants showed a significantly higher prevalence value (P < 0.05) than younger pheasants...
  66. doi request reprint Heat treatment of serum samples from stray dogs naturally exposed to Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in Romania
    L Ciuca
    Ion Ionescu de la Brad, University of AgriculturalSciences and Veterinary Medicine Iasi, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, M Sadoveanu Alley No 8, 700489, Iasi, Romania
    Vet Parasitol 225:81-5. 2016
    ..repens may have also an occult infection with D. immitis; heat treatment of serum from D. repens-infected dogs can reveal an occult infection with D. immitis. ..
  67. doi request reprint Survey of Hymenolepis spp. in pet rodents in Italy
    D d'Ovidio
    Private Practitioner, Naples, Italy
    Parasitol Res 114:4381-4. 2015
    ..2-4.6 %) rodents examined, both of which (100 %; 2/2) were pet squirrels (C. prevosti) (mean EPG = 10; range = 4-16). To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of a natural infection of H. diminuta in pet squirrels. ..
  68. doi 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. ..
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. doi request reprint Dicrocoelium dendriticum induces autophagic vacuoles accumulation in human hepatocarcinoma cells
    P Pepe
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions, University of Naples Federico II
    Vet Parasitol 212:175-80. 2015
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest a role for D. dendriticum in the chronic oxidative stress and in the regulation of transformation processes in HCC warranting additional investigations in this specific area of research. ..
  72. ncbi request reprint Survey of Campylobacter jejuni in stray cats in southern Italy
    A Gargiulo
    Dipartimento di Patologia e Sanita Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
    Lett Appl Microbiol 46:267-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate the presence of thermotolerant Campylobacter spp. in stray cats in southern Italy...
  73. doi 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance are associated with serum imbalance of adiponectin/tumour necrosis factor-alpha in chronic hepatitis C patients
    E Durante-Mangoni
    Internal Medicine and Hepatology, Second University of Naples Medical School, Napoli, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1349-57. 2006
    ..Steatosis and insulin resistance (IR) have a pathogenic role in chronic hepatitis C (HCV). Adipocytokines balance modulates hepatic lipid content and IR...
  77. 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...
  78. doi 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...
  79. doi 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...
  80. doi 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...
  81. 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...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 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...
  86. doi 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...
  87. 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...
  88. 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]...
  89. 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%)...
  90. ncbi request reprint Muscle perfusion and oxygen consumption by near-infrared spectroscopy in septic-shock and non-septic-shock patients
    Massimo Girardis
    Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione 1, Policlinico di Modena, L go del Pozzo 71, 41100, Modena, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 29:1173-6. 2003
    ..To measure muscle blood flow (Qtis) and oxygen consumption (VO(2)tis) in septic and non-septic critically ill patients by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)...