F Maggi

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Affiliation: University of Pisa
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunobiology of the Torque teno viruses and other anelloviruses
    F Maggi
    Virology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, 35 37, Via San Zeno, I 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 331:65-90. 2009
  2. pmc Role of hematopoietic cells in the maintenance of chronic human torquetenovirus plasma viremia
    Fabrizio Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Italy, Via San Zeno, 35 37, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Virol 84:6891-3. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships between TT virus infection and hepatitis C virus response to interferon therapy in doubly infected patients
    F Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 17:176-82. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint TT virus levels in the plasma of infected individuals with different hepatic and extrahepatic pathology
    M Pistello
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 63:189-95. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Rapid changes in hepatitis C virus quasispecies produced by a single dose of IFN-alpha in chronically infected patients
    C Fornai
    Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine and Retrovirus Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 21:417-22. 2001
  6. pmc Molecular properties, biology, and clinical implications of TT virus, a recently identified widespread infectious agent of humans
    M Bendinelli
    Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine and Retrovirus Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Rev 14:98-113. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint TT virus (TTV) loads associated with different peripheral blood cell types and evidence for TTV replication in activated mononuclear cells
    F Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Via San Zeno 37, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 64:190-4. 2001
  8. pmc High prevalence of TT virus (TTV) and TTV-like minivirus in cervical swabs
    C Fornai
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Center, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Via San Zeno 37, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2022-4. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of TT virus in the cerebrospinal fluid of viremic patients with central nervous system disorders
    F Maggi
    Retrovirus Center and Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 65:418-22. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in italian patients affected by chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, or rheumatoid arthritis
    F Maggi
    Virology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 25:523-9. 2012

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunobiology of the Torque teno viruses and other anelloviruses
    F Maggi
    Virology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, 35 37, Via San Zeno, I 56127 Pisa, Italy
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 331:65-90. 2009
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  2. pmc Role of hematopoietic cells in the maintenance of chronic human torquetenovirus plasma viremia
    Fabrizio Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Italy, Via San Zeno, 35 37, 56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Virol 84:6891-3. 2010
    ..The findings provide clear quantitative evidence for an extremely important role of hematopoietic cells in the maintenance of TTV viremia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationships between TT virus infection and hepatitis C virus response to interferon therapy in doubly infected patients
    F Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 17:176-82. 2003
    ..However, they indicate that, should such effects exist, they would be independent on load and genetic features of the infecting TTV...
  4. ncbi request reprint TT virus levels in the plasma of infected individuals with different hepatic and extrahepatic pathology
    M Pistello
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 63:189-95. 2001
    ..HIV- and HCV-infected subjects and patients with primary liver diseases had TTV loads similar to those of healthy individuals...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rapid changes in hepatitis C virus quasispecies produced by a single dose of IFN-alpha in chronically infected patients
    C Fornai
    Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine and Retrovirus Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 21:417-22. 2001
    ....
  6. pmc Molecular properties, biology, and clinical implications of TT virus, a recently identified widespread infectious agent of humans
    M Bendinelli
    Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine and Retrovirus Center, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Rev 14:98-113. 2001
    ..The virus has not yet been etiologically linked to any other human disease. Thus, TTV should be considered an orphan virus...
  7. ncbi request reprint TT virus (TTV) loads associated with different peripheral blood cell types and evidence for TTV replication in activated mononuclear cells
    F Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Centre, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Via San Zeno 37, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 64:190-4. 2001
    ..These results indicate that, whereas freshly harvested resting PBMCs seem to produce little, if any TTV, stimulated PBMCs actively replicate the virus...
  8. pmc High prevalence of TT virus (TTV) and TTV-like minivirus in cervical swabs
    C Fornai
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Center, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Via San Zeno 37, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2022-4. 2001
    ..These results show that the potential exists for sexual transmission of TTV and related viruses...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of TT virus in the cerebrospinal fluid of viremic patients with central nervous system disorders
    F Maggi
    Retrovirus Center and Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Med Virol 65:418-22. 2001
    ..In addition, the TTV isolates detected in the two body fluids were distinct genetically. The detection of TTV DNA in CSF is of considerable interest but the clinical significance remains unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Absence of xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus in italian patients affected by chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, or rheumatoid arthritis
    F Maggi
    Virology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 25:523-9. 2012
    ..These results add to the ever-growing number of surveys reporting the absence of XMRV in chronic fatigue syndrome patients and suggest that the virus is also absent in fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis...
  11. doi request reprint Xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus is not found in peripheral blood cells from treatment-naive human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients
    F Maggi
    Virology Unit, Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:184-8. 2012
    ..Using nested PCR and single-step TaqMan real-time PCR, both designed on the XMRV gag gene, we could not find any positive samples. These findings add to the growing amount of scepticism regarding XMRV...
  12. doi request reprint Nasal nitric oxide and nitric oxide synthase expression in primary ciliary dyskinesia
    M Pifferi
    Dept of Pediatrics, University of Pisa, Via Roma 67, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Eur Respir J 37:572-7. 2011
    ..045). These results demonstrate a relationship between nNO level, NOS mRNA expression and ciliary beat frequency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Graves' orbitopathy, idiopathic orbital inflammatory pseudotumor and Epstein-Barr virus infection: a serological and molecular study
    M Leo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Endocrinology Unit I, University of Pisa and University Hospital of Pisa, Via Paradisa 2, 56124, Pisa, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest . 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the possible association of GO with EBV infection/exposure, as compared with IOIP, using serum and tissue samples, as well as primary cultures of orbital fibroblasts...
  14. doi request reprint Effectiveness of nanofiltration in removing small non-enveloped viruses from three different plasma-derived products
    M C Menconi
    Kedrion S p A Research Centre, Castelvecchio Pascoli LU, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Transfus Med 19:213-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, nanofiltration can be efficacious in removing small naked viruses but, since viruses with similar features can differently respond to the treatment, a careful monitoring of large-scale nanofiltration should be performed...
  15. ncbi request reprint HIV-1 NAT minipool during the pre-seroconversion window period: detection of a repeat blood donor
    P Palla
    Blood Center and NAT Section, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Pisa, Italy
    Vox Sang 90:59-62. 2006
    ..We describe a case of HIV-1 infection in a serologically negative repeat blood donor identified by 16 minipool (MP) NAT...
  16. pmc During readaptation in vivo, a tissue culture-adapted strain of feline immunodeficiency virus reverts to broad neutralization resistance at different times in individual hosts but through changes at the same position of the surface glycoprotein
    M Bendinelli
    Retrovirus Center and Virology Section, Department of Biomedicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    J Virol 75:4584-93. 2001
    ..These variants shared a Ser-->Asn change at position 557 in region V5, which probably collaborated with other mutations in long-term maintenance of neutralization resistance, as suggested by the study of mutagenized virus...
  17. doi request reprint Immunosuppressive monoclonal antibodies: current and next generation
    D Focosi
    U O Immuoematologia SSN, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Pisana, Pisa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:1759-68. 2011
    ..We review here the current and next generation of mAbs and the risks that infectious disease specialists should be aware of...
  18. pmc Dynamics of persistent TT virus infection, as determined in patients treated with alpha interferon for concomitant hepatitis C virus infection
    F Maggi
    Virology Section and Retrovirus Center, Department of Biomedicine, Italy
    J Virol 75:11999-2004. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Torquetenovirus in patients with arthritis
    F Maggi
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:885-6. 2007
  20. pmc Chromosome 11 segmental paternal isodisomy in amniocytes from two fetuses with omphalocoele: new highlights on phenotype-genotype correlations in Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
    F R Grati
    Unita di Citogenetica e Biologia Molecolare, Laboratorio TOMA, Busto Arsizio, Varese, Italy
    J Med Genet 44:257-63. 2007
    ..Paternal uniparental disomy 11 (pUPD11) has been described only in the mosaic condition with both uniparental and biparental cell lines, and no association with omphalocoele has been pointed out...