Giovanni Cattoli

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc The mouse model is suitable for the study of viral factors governing transmission and pathogenesis of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses in mammals
    Michela Rigoni
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Research and Development Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Vet Res 41:66. 2010
  2. pmc H5N1 Virus Evolution in Europe-An Updated Overview
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Viruses 1:1351-63. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for differing evolutionary dynamics of A/H5N1 viruses among countries applying or not applying avian influenza vaccination in poultry
    Giovanni Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Università 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Vaccine 29:9368-75. 2011
  4. pmc Avian influenza virus monitoring in wintering waterbirds in Iran, 2003-2007
    Sasan R Fereidouni
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Insel Riems, Germany
    Virol J 7:43. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Emergence of a new genetic lineage of Newcastle disease virus in West and Central Africa--implications for diagnosis and control
    G Cattoli
    OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Virology Department, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 142:168-76. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an anti-N3 indirect immunofluorescent antibody test to be used as a companion diagnostic test in the framework of a "DIVA" vaccination strategy for avian influenza infections in poultry
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Laboratorio di Virologia, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 35:154-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Co-circulation of distinct genetic lineages of astroviruses in turkeys and guinea fowl
    G Cattoli
    Virology Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Arch Virol 152:595-602. 2007
  8. doi request reprint New perspectives in avian influenza diagnosis
    G Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:24-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Newcastle disease: a review of field recognition and current methods of laboratory detection
    Giovanni Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, Viale dell Università10 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:637-56. 2011
  10. pmc Antigenic drift in H5N1 avian influenza virus in poultry is driven by mutations in major antigenic sites of the hemagglutinin molecule analogous to those for human influenza virus
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Virol 85:8718-24. 2011

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Publications82

  1. pmc The mouse model is suitable for the study of viral factors governing transmission and pathogenesis of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) viruses in mammals
    Michela Rigoni
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Research and Development Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Vet Res 41:66. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc H5N1 Virus Evolution in Europe-An Updated Overview
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Viruses 1:1351-63. 2009
    ..2. In this paper, we review and update through phylogenetic and gene migrational analysis the information concerning the evolution and the molecular epidemiology of HPAI A/H5N1 on the European continent...
  3. doi request reprint Evidence for differing evolutionary dynamics of A/H5N1 viruses among countries applying or not applying avian influenza vaccination in poultry
    Giovanni Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Università 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Vaccine 29:9368-75. 2011
    ..We therefore urge a greater consideration of the potential consequences of inadequate vaccination on viral evolution...
  4. pmc Avian influenza virus monitoring in wintering waterbirds in Iran, 2003-2007
    Sasan R Fereidouni
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Insel Riems, Germany
    Virol J 7:43. 2010
    ..Samples originated from 6 different provinces representative for the 15 most important wintering sites of migratory waterbirds in Iran...
  5. doi request reprint Emergence of a new genetic lineage of Newcastle disease virus in West and Central Africa--implications for diagnosis and control
    G Cattoli
    OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Virology Department, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 142:168-76. 2010
    ..The present investigation provides important information on the epidemiology, diagnosis and control of NDV in Africa and highlights the importance of supporting surveillance in developing countries for transboundary animal diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of an anti-N3 indirect immunofluorescent antibody test to be used as a companion diagnostic test in the framework of a "DIVA" vaccination strategy for avian influenza infections in poultry
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Laboratorio di Virologia, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 35:154-9. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Co-circulation of distinct genetic lineages of astroviruses in turkeys and guinea fowl
    G Cattoli
    Virology Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Arch Virol 152:595-602. 2007
    ..This investigation provides genetic and epidemiological information contributing to a better understanding of enteric viral infections in turkeys and guinea fowl...
  8. doi request reprint New perspectives in avian influenza diagnosis
    G Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:24-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, more conventional and well-established techniques, should not be abandoned but rather reconsidered and improved or modified...
  9. doi request reprint Newcastle disease: a review of field recognition and current methods of laboratory detection
    Giovanni Cattoli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, Viale dell Università10 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:637-56. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Antigenic drift in H5N1 avian influenza virus in poultry is driven by mutations in major antigenic sites of the hemagglutinin molecule analogous to those for human influenza virus
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    J Virol 85:8718-24. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular diagnosis of avian influenza during an outbreak
    G Cattoli
    OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Dev Biol (Basel) 124:99-105. 2006
    ..Based on the available information, the advantages and limits concerning the application of molecular methods during AI outbreaks are discussed in this paper...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic characterization of astroviruses detected in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) reveals a distinct genotype and suggests cross-species transmission between turkey and guinea fowl
    Cristian De Battisti
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Arch Virol 157:1329-37. 2012
    ..In either case, direct or indirect interspecies transmission of astroviruses is likely to have occurred between turkey and guinea fowl, indicating the ability of viruses belonging to the family Astroviridae to cross species barriers...
  13. pmc Introduction into Nigeria of a distinct genotype of avian influenza virus (H5N1)
    Alice Fusaro
    Molecular Biology Laboratory of the National and The World Organization for Animal Health FAO Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:445-7. 2009
    ..Phylogenetic analysis showed that the viruses are genetically closely related to European and Middle Eastern influenza A (H5N1) isolates detected in 2007...
  14. doi request reprint Pyrosequencing of the rabies virus glycoprotein gene to demonstrate absence of vaccine-associated rabies cases following oral vaccination
    Paola De Benedictis
    National Reference Centre for Rabies and OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Vet J 195:388-90. 2013
    ..There was no evidence of vaccine-associated rabies cases following oral vaccination of foxes with the SAG2 and SADB19 vaccine strains...
  15. pmc Conventional inactivated bivalent H5/H7 vaccine prevents viral localization in muscles of turkeys infected experimentally with low pathogenic avian influenza and highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N1 isolates
    Anna Toffan
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology, Training and Control of Emerging Avian Diseases, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 37:407-12. 2008
    ..In contrast, no viable virus or viral RNA could be detected in muscles of vaccinated/challenged turkeys, indicating that viral localization in muscle tissue is prevented in vaccinated birds...
  16. doi request reprint Gene segment reassortment between Eurasian and American clades of avian influenza virus in Italy
    Alice Fusaro
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Arch Virol 155:77-81. 2010
    ..Phylogenetic analysis of the entire genome showed that these viruses contain mixed gene segments belonging to the American and Eurasian clades...
  17. doi request reprint Genetic data from avian influenza and avian paramyxoviruses generated by the European network of excellence (EPIZONE) between 2006 and 2011--review and recommendations for surveillance
    William G Dundon
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 154:209-21. 2012
    ..Based on this information and putting it all into a European context, recommendations for continued surveillance of these important viruses within Europe are presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint Active surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds and backyard flocks in Northern Italy during 2004 to 2006
    Calogero Terregino
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 36:337-44. 2007
    ....
  19. pmc Evolutionary dynamics of multiple sublineages of H5N1 influenza viruses in Nigeria from 2006 to 2008
    Alice Fusaro
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO, and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology, Training and Control of Emerging Avian Diseases, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padua, Italy
    J Virol 84:3239-47. 2010
    ..Our study provides new insight into the genesis and evolution of H5N1 influenza viruses in Nigeria and has important implications for targeting surveillance efforts to rapidly identify the spread of the virus into and within Nigeria...
  20. pmc Emergence of a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus from a low-pathogenic progenitor
    Isabella Monne
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Padua, Italy
    J Virol 88:4375-88. 2014
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  21. doi request reprint The introduction of fox rabies into Italy (2008-2011) was due to two viral genetic groups with distinct phylogeographic patterns
    Alice Fusaro
    FAO and National Reference Centre for Rabies and OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Division of Biomedical Science, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy
    Infect Genet Evol 17:202-9. 2013
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  22. pmc Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy in groupers (Epinephelus spp.) in southern Italy: a threat for wild endangered species?
    Niccolò Vendramin
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    BMC Vet Res 9:20. 2013
    ..In this study, the authors present the first documented report describing an outbreak of VER in wild species in the Mediterranean basin...
  23. doi request reprint Rapid pathotyping of Newcastle Disease Virus by pyrosequencing
    Cristian De Battisti
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Virol Methods 188:13-20. 2013
    ....
  24. pmc Phylogeography and evolutionary history of reassortant H9N2 viruses with potential human health implications
    Alice Fusaro
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Center for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padua, Italy
    J Virol 85:8413-21. 2011
    ..Our study highlights the need to constantly monitor the evolution of H9N2 viruses in poultry to better understand the potential risk to human health posed by these viruses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pneumo- and neurotropism of avian origin Italian highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N1 isolates in experimentally infected mice
    Michela Rigoni
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Virology 364:28-35. 2007
    ..These results suggest that HPAI viruses, other than H5N1 and H7N7, may have zoonotic implications, and support the consensus that AI infections in poultry are to be eradicated rather than contained...
  26. doi request reprint Evolutionary trajectories of two distinct avian influenza epidemics: Parallelisms and divergences
    Alice Fusaro
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, Legnaro PD, Italy Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 34:457-66. 2015
    ..This highlighted the difficulties in predicting the acquisition of mutations that can be correlated to viral adaptation to specific epidemiological conditions or to changes in virus virulence. ..
  27. doi request reprint H9N2 influenza A virus circulates in H5N1 endemically infected poultry population in Egypt
    Isabella Monne
    Research and Development Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:240-3. 2013
    ..Circulation of this subtype in a highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza virus endemic population provides an opportunity for genetic reassortment and emergence of novel viruses...
  28. pmc Co-circulation of two sublineages of HPAI H5N1 virus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with unique molecular signatures suggesting separate introductions into the commercial poultry and falconry sectors
    Isabella Monne
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Viale dell Universita 10, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Gen Virol 89:2691-7. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Appearance of serum antibodies against the avian influenza nonstructural 1 protein in experimentally infected chickens and turkeys
    William G Dundon
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Italy
    Avian Dis 51:209-12. 2007
    ..This fact must be taken into consideration when using a DIVA system based on the identification of antibodies to the NS1 protein...
  30. ncbi request reprint A conventional, inactivated oil emulsion vaccine suppresses shedding and prevents viral meat colonisation in commercial (Pekin) ducks challenged with HPAI H5N1
    Maria Serena Beato
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padua, Italy
    Vaccine 25:4064-72. 2007
    ..Vaccination of this species appears to be efficacious in suppressing viral shedding, and preventing viraemia and lateral spread of infection to unvaccinated and vaccinated Pekin ducks...
  31. doi request reprint Genetic variation of Italian avian paramyxoviruses serotype 9
    William G Dundon
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Virus Genes 41:43-6. 2010
    ....
  32. pmc Unexpected Interfarm Transmission Dynamics during a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Epidemic
    Alice Fusaro
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy
    J Virol 90:6401-11. 2016
    ....
  33. pmc Reassortant avian influenza virus (H5N1) in poultry, Nigeria, 2007
    Isabella Monne
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy corrected
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:637-40. 2008
    ..Our study reports an entirely different influenza virus (H5N1) reassortant becoming predominant and widespread in poultry...
  34. pmc Development and validation of a one-step real-time PCR assay for simultaneous detection of subtype H5, H7, and H9 avian influenza viruses
    Isabella Monne
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, OIE FAO, OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology, Training, and Control of Emerging Avian Diseases, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1769-73. 2008
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  35. pmc In vitro study of the replication capacity of the RGNNV and the SJNNV betanodavirus genotypes and their natural reassortants in response to temperature
    Valentina Panzarin
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE Reference Laboratory for Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Vet Res 45:56. 2014
    ..The results generated might have practical implications for the inference of viral phenotype according to genetic features and may contribute to a better understanding of betanodavirus ecology...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influenza virus surveillance in wild birds in Italy: results of laboratory investigations in 2003-2005
    Giovanni Cattoli
    AOIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Avian Dis 51:414-6. 2007
    ..The isolates, belonging to 8 different avian influenza virus subtype combinations (H10N4, H1N1, H4N6, H7N7, H7N4, H5N1, H5N2, and H5N3), were obtained from migratory Anseriformes...
  37. doi request reprint Serological methods used for rabies post vaccination surveys: an analysis
    Paola De Benedictis
    OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
    Vaccine 30:5611-5. 2012
    ..Our findings confirm, using a vast collection of field samples obtained during post-vaccination surveillance campaigns in Italy, the need for improved reliability of certain serological tests...
  38. doi request reprint Molecular epidemiology and evolutionary dynamics of betanodavirus in southern Europe
    Valentina Panzarin
    Research and Innovation Department, Division of Biomedical Science, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Infect Genet Evol 12:63-70. 2012
    ..Overall, our analyses yielded novel data on the evolutionary dynamics and phylogeography of betanodaviruses and therein provides a more complete understanding of the distribution and evolution of different genotypes in Southern Europe...
  39. doi request reprint Astrovirus infections in humans and animals - molecular biology, genetic diversity, and interspecies transmissions
    Paola De Benedictis
    OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Research and Innovation Department, Division of Biomedical Science, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy
    Infect Genet Evol 11:1529-44. 2011
    ..In the present work, we will review the existing knowledge concerning astrovirus infections in humans and animals, with particular focus on the molecular biology, interspecies transmission and zoonotic potential of this group of viruses...
  40. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of an H10N7 avian influenza virus from poultry carcasses smuggled from China into Italy
    Maria Serena Beato
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 35:400-3. 2006
    ..Increased surveillance at borders and at a national level is recommended...
  41. doi request reprint Genetic characterization of a new astrovirus detected in dogs suffering from diarrhoea
    Anna Toffan
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, Padova, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 139:147-52. 2009
    ..Based on the species definition for astroviruses and on the data obtained in this study, we suggest a new species of astrovirus - canine astrovirus, CaAstV - to be included in the genus Mamastrovirus...
  42. pmc Lyssavirus detection and typing using pyrosequencing
    Paola De Benedictis
    OIE and National Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1932-8. 2011
    ..Results from this study indicate that this procedure is suitable for lyssavirus detection in samples of both human and animal origin...
  43. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Newcastle disease virus isolates obtained from Eurasian collared doves (Streptopelia decaocto) in Italy
    Calogero Terregino
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Pathol 32:63-8. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that different lineages are circulating in feral pigeon populations, and that a separate lineage affects Eurasian collared doves...
  44. pmc Molecular Basis for Antigenic Diversity of Genus Betanodavirus
    Valentina Panzarin
    OIE Reference Laboratory for Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158814. 2016
    ..The data obtained are crucial for the development of targeted serological tests for the diagnosis of VNN, and informative for development of cross-protective vaccines against various betanodavirus genotypes. ..
  45. doi request reprint The close genetic relationship of lineage D Betacoronavirus from Nigerian and Kenyan straw-colored fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) is consistent with the existence of a single epidemiological unit across sub-Saharan Africa
    Stefania Leopardi
    National Reference Centre and OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padua, Italy
    Virus Genes 52:573-7. 2016
    ..helvum across sub-Saharan Africa. This theory, which is supported by the genetic structure of continental E. helvum, could facilitate viral mixing between different colonies across the continent. ..
  46. pmc Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 in Africa: a comprehensive phylogenetic analysis and molecular characterization of isolates
    Giovanni Cattoli
    OIE FAO Reference Laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sper le delle Venezie, Legnaro, PD, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4842. 2009
    ..They further stress how imperative it is to implement sustainable control strategies to improve animal and public health at a global level...
  47. doi request reprint Alpha and lineage C betaCoV infections in Italian bats
    Paola De Benedictis
    OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Virus Genes 48:366-71. 2014
    ..This is the first documented occurrence of a lineage C betaCoV in the Italian bat population, notably in E. serotinus...
  48. ncbi request reprint Genetic comparison of H9N2 AI viruses isolated in Jordan in 2003
    Isabella Monne
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Dis 51:451-4. 2007
    ..7-98.2% homology). This homology suggests that the M gene of the Jordanian and human Hong Kong strains could derive from a common ancestor...
  49. doi request reprint Development of a real-time duplex TaqMan-PCR for the detection of Equine rhinitis A and B viruses in clinical specimens
    Antonio Mori
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Research and Development Department, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Virol Methods 155:175-81. 2009
    ..The assay detected ERBV in 14 of 86 nasal swabs collected from horses with respiratory disease. The real-time duplex PCR is a useful new diagnostic method for the rapid detection and differentiation of ERAV and ERBV...
  50. ncbi request reprint Increased resistance of vaccinated turkeys to experimental infection with an H7N3 low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus
    Ilaria Capua
    OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Avian Pathol 33:158-63. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Progressive truncation of the Non-Structural 1 gene of H7N1 avian influenza viruses following extensive circulation in poultry
    William G Dundon
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, Legnaro 35020 PD, Italy
    Virus Res 119:171-6. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of a DIVA (Differentiating Infected from Vaccinated Animals) strategy using a vaccine containing a heterologous neuraminidase for the control of avian influenza
    Ilaria Capua
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A 35020 Legnaro, Italy
    Avian Pathol 32:47-55. 2003
    ..1 and 95.7, respectively. The results of the present investigation suggest that the "DIVA" control strategy may represent a tool for the control of avian influenza infections in poultry...
  53. doi request reprint Species identification of bivalve molluscs by Pyrosequencing ™
    Miriam Abbadi
    Research and Innovation Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Sci Food Agric . 2016
    ..In the present work, a pyrosequencing-based technology has been used for the molecular identification of bivalve species...
  54. doi request reprint S1 gene-based phylogeny of infectious bronchitis virus: An attempt to harmonize virus classification
    Viviana Valastro
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Padova, Italy University of Padova, Padova, Italy Electronic address
    Infect Genet Evol 39:349-64. 2016
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  55. ncbi request reprint Field and laboratory findings of the first incursion of the Asian H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Africa
    Paola De Benedictis
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, Padova, Legnaro, Italy
    Avian Pathol 36:115-7. 2007
    ..Clinical signs and mortality were observed in chickens, geese and ostriches. The present paper describes the clinical, pathological and virological findings of this outbreak...
  56. doi request reprint Prevention and control of highly pathogenic avian influenza with particular reference to H5N1
    Ilaria Capua
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy Electronic address
    Virus Res 178:114-20. 2013
    ..Although the number of infected countries has dropped from over 40 (2006) to under 10 (2012), the extensive circulation of H5N1 in areas with high poultry density still represents a risk for public and animal health. ..
  57. pmc Influenza A viruses grow in human pancreatic cells and cause pancreatitis and diabetes in an animal model
    Ilaria Capua
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Virol 87:597-610. 2013
    ..Our findings indicate that influenza virus infection may play a role as a causative agent of pancreatitis and diabetes in humans and other mammals...
  58. doi request reprint Experimental infection of poults and guinea fowl with genetically distinct avian astroviruses
    Anna Toffan
    OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, 35020, Legnaro, Italy
    Avian Pathol 41:429-35. 2012
    ..Additionally, these viruses were able to infect young birds of different species causing clinical signs, thus providing experimental evidence for the infection of distinct avian astroviruses in different avian species...
  59. doi request reprint A distinct CDV genotype causing a major epidemic in Alpine wildlife
    Isabella Monne
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 150:63-9. 2011
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  60. doi request reprint Pyrosequencing analysis for a rapid classification of fowl adenovirus species
    Matteo Samuele Pizzuto
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, OIE FAO and National Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease, OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology Training and Control of Emerging Avian Diseases, Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Avian Pathol 39:391-8. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza in Italy 1997-2001
    I Capua
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Avian Dis 47:839-43. 2003
    ..The description of the epidemics and the result of the control policies are reported...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing avian influenza infection in vaccinated populations by systems for differentiating infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA)
    I Capua
    OIE, FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Dev Biol (Basel) 130:137-43. 2007
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Development and validation of a real-time TaqMan PCR assay for the detection of betanodavirus in clinical specimens
    V Panzarin
    Fish and Shellfish Pathology Department, OIE Reference Laboratory for Viral Encephalopathy and Retinopathy, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    Arch Virol 155:1193-203. 2010
    ..The assay that was developed is capable of detecting members of all of the betanodavirus genetic groups currently described and can be considered a valid alternative to the time-consuming and contamination-prone nested PCR...
  64. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of an ad hoc N1-N3 discriminatory test for the control of avian influenza in Italy
    G Cattoli
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
    Avian Dis 47:1060-2. 2003
    ..93). It is concluded that the iIFA test is a valid tool for monitoring avian influenza infection in a vaccinated population...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three rapid detection systems for type A influenza virus on tracheal swabs of experimentally and naturally infected birds
    G Cattoli
    OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Instituto Zooprofilattico delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Avian Pathol 33:432-7. 2004
    ..The economical and practical implications of using one of the rapid tests as an alternative to VI during an avian influenza epidemic are discussed...
  66. ncbi request reprint DIVA--a vaccination strategy enabling the detection of field exposure to avian influenza
    I Capua
    OIE and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Dev Biol (Basel) 119:229-33. 2004
    ..1 and 95.7, respectively. The results of the present investigation suggest that the "DIVA" control strategy may represent a tool to support the eradication of avian influenza infections in poultry...
  67. doi request reprint Prevalence, disease associations and risk factors for colonization with intestinal spirochaetes (Brachyspira spp.) in flocks of laying hens in north-eastern Italy
    L Bano
    Laboratorio di Treviso, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Treviso, Italy
    Avian Pathol 37:281-6. 2008
    ..048) and pathogenic species (P=007) than sheds housing younger chickens. A significant association (P=0.02) was found between infection with pathogenic spirochaetes and reduced egg production...
  68. doi request reprint Disinfection protocols for necropsy equipment in rabies laboratories: Safety of personnel and diagnostic outcome
    Roberta Aiello
    FAO and National Reference Centre for Rabies, OIE Collaborating Centre and National Reference Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Italy Electronic address
    J Virol Methods 234:75-9. 2016
    ..Our results indicate that an effective disinfection protocol should be carefully validated to guarantee staff safety and reliability of results. ..
  69. pmc Development of broad-spectrum human monoclonal antibodies for rabies post-exposure prophylaxis
    Paola De Benedictis
    FAO and National Reference Centre for Rabies, National Reference Centre and OIE Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Animal Human Interface, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Padua, Italy
    EMBO Mol Med 8:407-21. 2016
    ..In vivo, the RVC20-RVC58 cocktail protected Syrian hamsters from a lethal RABV challenge and did not affect the endogenous hamster post-vaccination antibody response. ..
  70. pmc Susceptibility to and transmission of H5N1 and H7N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in bank voles (Myodes glareolus)
    Aurora Romero Tejeda
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie IZSVe, OIE FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, OIE Collaborating centre for infectious diseases at the human animal interface, Viale dell Universita 10, Legnaro, 35020, Padova, Italy
    Vet Res 46:51. 2015
    ..Further investigations are needed to determine whether bank voles could be involved as silent hosts in the transmission of HPAI viruses to other mammals and domestic poultry. ..
  71. doi request reprint Pyrosequencing as a tool for rapid fish species identification and commercial fraud detection
    Cristian De Battisti
    Research and Innovation Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita 10, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
    J Agric Food Chem 62:198-205. 2014
    ..The proper identification based on short and unique genetic sequence signatures demonstrates that this approach is promising and cost-effective for large-scale surveys. ..
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical, gross, and microscopic findings in different avian species naturally infected during the H7N1 low- and high-pathogenicity avian influenza epidemics in Italy during 1999 and 2000
    F Mutinelli
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
    Avian Dis 47:844-8. 2003
    ..In the present paper we report on the clinical, gross, histopathological, and immunohistochemical investigations performed on different avian species naturally infected by the LPAI virus and the HPAI virus...
  73. pmc Comparative structural analysis of haemagglutinin proteins from type A influenza viruses: conserved and variable features
    Irene Righetto
    Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics Unit MOLBINFO, Department of Biology, University of Padua, Via U Bassi 58 B, 35131, Padova, Italy
    BMC Bioinformatics 15:363. 2014
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  74. pmc Occurrence and identification of risk areas of Ixodes ricinus-borne pathogens: a cost-effectiveness analysis in north-eastern Italy
    Gioia Capelli
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Viale dell Universita, 10, 35020, Legnaro PD, Italy
    Parasit Vectors 5:61. 2012
    ..Based on our results, different strategies for tick collection and pathogen screening and their relative costs were evaluated and discussed...
  75. pmc One flu for one health
    Ilaria Capua
    World Organisation for Animal Health, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Legnaro, Italy and World Organisation for Animal Health Collaborating Centre for Diseases at the Human Animal Interface, Legnaro
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:719. 2010
    ..One Health is endorsed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Organisation for Animal Health, and the World Health Organization...
  76. ncbi request reprint Plaque morphology of Italian H7N1 LPAI isolates in MDCK cells and in primary cells of different avian species
    G Cattoli
    National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian Influenza, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A, 35020, Legnaro, PD Italy
    Avian Dis 47:1161-3. 2003
    ..The presence of either AGS induced statistically significant larger plaques in cells of waterfowl origin...
  77. ncbi request reprint Strategies for the control of avian influenza in Italy
    Idaria Capua
    Vet Rec 150:223. 2002
  78. pmc Genome analysis linking recent European and African influenza (H5N1) viruses
    Steven L Salzberg
    University of Maryland Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:713-8. 2007
    ..One isolate provides evidence that 2 of these sublineages have recently reassorted...
  79. pmc Avian influenza viruses in water birds, Africa
    Nicolas Gaidet
    Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:626-9. 2007
    ..This study shows evidence of avian influenza viruses in wild birds, both Eurasian and Afro-tropical species, in several major wetlands of Africa...
  80. ncbi request reprint Astroviruses found in the intestinal contents of guinea fowl suffering from enteritis
    Giovanni Cattoli
    Vet Rec 156:220. 2005
  81. pmc Evidence of infection by H5N2 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in healthy wild waterfowl
    Nicolas Gaidet
    Centre de Cooperation Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France
    PLoS Pathog 4:e1000127. 2008
    ....
  82. pmc Helicobacter acinonychis: genetic and rodent infection studies of a Helicobacter pylori-like gastric pathogen of cheetahs and other big cats
    Daiva Dailidiene
    Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University Medical School, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Bacteriol 186:356-65. 2004
    ..pylori, its ability to infect mice, and its ability to coexist and recombine with certain H. pylori strains in vivo should be useful in studies of Helicobacter infection and virulence mechanisms and studies of genome evolution...