Monica Caffara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Development and validation of species-specific molecular diagnostic tool for Opisthorchis felineus (Digenea, Opisthorchiidae) metacercariae
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Food Microbiol 242:98-100. 2016
  2. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae associated with tumor-like skin and oral masses in farmed Russian sturgeons (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii)
    Elisabetta Antuofermo
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:18. 2014
  3. doi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. from foals in Italy
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Vet J 198:531-3. 2013
  4. doi Morphological and molecular differentiation of Clinostomum complanatum and Clinostomum marginatum (Digenea: Clinostomidae) metacercariae and adults
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 97:884-91. 2011
  5. ncbi The life cycle of Myxobolus lentisuturalis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), from goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus), involves a Raabeia-type actinospore
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emila, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:6-12. 2009
  6. doi First description of the adult stage of Clinostomum cutaneum Paperna, 1964 (Digenea: Clinostomidae) from grey herons Ardea cinerea L. and a redescription of the metacercaria from the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (L.) in Kenya
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064, Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy
    Syst Parasitol 76:39-51. 2010
  7. ncbi Sphaerospora dicentrarchi and S. testicularis (Myxozoa: Sphaerosporidae) in farmed European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Italy
    Maria Letizia Fioravanti
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:208-10. 2004
  8. doi A Combined Morphometric and Molecular Approach to Identifying Metacercariae of Euclinostomum heterostomum (Digenea: Clinostomidae)
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 102:239-48. 2016
  9. doi Prevalence of Diphyllobothrium latum (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae) plerocercoids in fish species from four Italian lakes and risk for the consumers
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Food Microbiol 235:109-12. 2016
  10. doi Detection and quantification of Cryptosporidium oocysts in environmental surfaces of an Equine Perinatology Unit
    Silvia Piva
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Ozzano dell Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 131:67-74. 2016

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi Development and validation of species-specific molecular diagnostic tool for Opisthorchis felineus (Digenea, Opisthorchiidae) metacercariae
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Food Microbiol 242:98-100. 2016
    ....
  2. pmc Mycobacterium chelonae associated with tumor-like skin and oral masses in farmed Russian sturgeons (Acipenser gueldenstaedtii)
    Elisabetta Antuofermo
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 10:18. 2014
    ..Fifteen sturgeons from an Italian fish farm showing skin and oral cauliflower-like masses were investigated by histopathology, bacterial culture and molecular analyses...
  3. doi Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. from foals in Italy
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Vet J 198:531-3. 2013
    ..Cryptosporidium horse genotype has only been described occasionally worldwide and this is the first time it has been identified in foals from Italy. ..
  4. doi Morphological and molecular differentiation of Clinostomum complanatum and Clinostomum marginatum (Digenea: Clinostomidae) metacercariae and adults
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 97:884-91. 2011
    ..In 36 specimens, the average divergence between the species was 7.3% in ITS and 19.4% in COI sequences. Two specimens from North America and 1 from Europe had sequences that did not allow them to be clearly allied with either species...
  5. ncbi The life cycle of Myxobolus lentisuturalis (Myxozoa: Myxobolidae), from goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus), involves a Raabeia-type actinospore
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emila, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 56:6-12. 2009
    ..At higher magnification, disappearance of muscle fibres and substitution of the muscle tissue with Myxobolus spores and plasmodia were observed...
  6. doi First description of the adult stage of Clinostomum cutaneum Paperna, 1964 (Digenea: Clinostomidae) from grey herons Ardea cinerea L. and a redescription of the metacercaria from the Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus niloticus (L.) in Kenya
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Public Health and Animal Pathology, University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064, Ozzano Emilia, BO, Italy
    Syst Parasitol 76:39-51. 2010
    ..was observed. The need for a reorganisation of Clinostomum using both morphological and molecular methods is highlighted...
  7. ncbi Sphaerospora dicentrarchi and S. testicularis (Myxozoa: Sphaerosporidae) in farmed European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from Italy
    Maria Letizia Fioravanti
    Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
    Folia Parasitol (Praha) 51:208-10. 2004
    ..2%, offshore floating cages 41.6%) except for submersible cages (7.4%). S. testicularis was detected only in nine male fish from two intensive farms. The epidemiology and pathological effects of the parasites are discussed...
  8. doi A Combined Morphometric and Molecular Approach to Identifying Metacercariae of Euclinostomum heterostomum (Digenea: Clinostomidae)
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    J Parasitol 102:239-48. 2016
    ..from Thailand and from Clinostomum species, which are also monophyletic. The morphological and molecular data reported in the present work can provide a useful point of reference for future studies. ..
  9. doi Prevalence of Diphyllobothrium latum (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae) plerocercoids in fish species from four Italian lakes and risk for the consumers
    Andrea Gustinelli
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy Electronic address
    Int J Food Microbiol 235:109-12. 2016
    ....
  10. doi Detection and quantification of Cryptosporidium oocysts in environmental surfaces of an Equine Perinatology Unit
    Silvia Piva
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, University of Bologna, Ozzano dell Emilia BO, Italy Electronic address
    Prev Vet Med 131:67-74. 2016
    ..The results of the present study show that qPCR can be used to evaluate Cryptosporidium contamination of environmental surfaces of a veterinary teaching hospital and the efficacy of the disinfection procedures. ..
  11. pmc Redescription of Clinostomum phalacrocoracis metacercariae (Digenea: Clinostomidae) in cichlids from Lake Kinneret, Israel
    Monica Caffara
    Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Parasite 21:32. 2014
    ....