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Aims: To evaluate the presence of Arcobacter spp. in different biological samples from domestic cats in Southern Italy by using a species-specific PCR assay and thus to elucidate their potential significance as sources of human infection. Methods and Results: We investigated the prevalence of ...

Author(s)
Fera, M. T.; Camera, E. la; Carbone, M.; Malara, D.; Pennisi, M. G.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 2009, 106, 5, pp 1661-1666
Abstract

Bartonella henselae is considered an emerging pathogen of veterinary and medical interest that can be occasionally transmitted to humans. Cats are considered to be the only reservoir host for B. henselae. In this study, we used a nested-PCR assay to investigate the prevalence of B. henselae and ...

Author(s)
Pennisi, M. G.; Camera, E. la; Giacobbe, L.; Orlandella, B. M.; Lentini, V.; Zummo, S.; Fera, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2010, 88, 3, pp 379-384
Abstract

Overview: Cytauxzoon species are apicomplexan haemoparasites, which may cause severe disease in domestic cats, as well as lions and tigers. For many years, cytauxzoonosis in domestic cats was only reported in North and South America, but in recent years the infection has also been seen in Europe...

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Lloret, A.; Addie, D. D.; Boucraut-Baralon, C.; Egberink, H.; Frymus, T.; Gruffydd-Jones, T.; Hartmann, K.; Horzinek, M. C.; Hosie, M. J.; Lutz, H.; Marsilio, F.; Pennisi, M. G.; Radford, A. D.; Thiry, E.; Truyen, U.; Möstl, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2015, 17, 7, pp 637-641
Abstract

Background: This study describes immunological responses, diagnostic features, follow up and treatment outcomes from seventeen dogs with papular dermatitis due to Leishmania infection diagnosed by cytology or real time-PCR. Methods: Specific Leishmania humoral and cellular immune responses were...

Author(s)
Lombardo, G.; Pennisi, M. G.; Lupo, T.; Chicharro, C.; Solano-Gallego, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 120, pp (24 March 2014)

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