Giuseppina La Rosa

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Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi Quantitative real-time PCR of enteric viruses in influent and effluent samples from wastewater treatment plants in Italy
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 46:266-73. 2010
  2. doi Hepatitis E virus in Italy: molecular analysis of travel-related and autochthonous cases
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Rome, Italy
    J Gen Virol 92:1617-26. 2011
  3. ncbi Hepatitis E Virus (Genotype 3) in Slurry Samples from Swine Farming Activities in Italy
    G La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Food Environ Virol . 2016
  4. pmc Surveillance of hepatitis A virus in urban sewages and comparison with cases notified in the course of an outbreak, Italy 2013
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:419. 2014
  5. pmc Molecular characterisation of human hepatitis E virus from Italy: comparative analysis of five reverse transcription-PCR assays
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Virol J 11:72. 2014
  6. ncbi Viral infections acquired indoors through airborne, droplet or contact transmission
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 49:124-32. 2013
  7. pmc Mucosal and cutaneous human papillomaviruses detected in raw sewages
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e52391. 2013
  8. ncbi Emerging and potentially emerging viruses in water environments
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 48:397-406. 2012
  9. ncbi GIV noroviruses and other enteric viruses in bivalves: a preliminary study
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 35:27-34. 2012
  10. doi Molecular characterization of adenovirus from clinical samples through analysis of the hexon and fiber genes
    G La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Rome, Italy
    J Gen Virol 92:412-20. 2011

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  1. ncbi Quantitative real-time PCR of enteric viruses in influent and effluent samples from wastewater treatment plants in Italy
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 46:266-73. 2010
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  2. doi Hepatitis E virus in Italy: molecular analysis of travel-related and autochthonous cases
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Rome, Italy
    J Gen Virol 92:1617-26. 2011
    ..Results from the present study confirm that human HEV infection in Italy is caused by different genotypes, depending on whether the infection is travel-related or autochthonous...
  3. ncbi Hepatitis E Virus (Genotype 3) in Slurry Samples from Swine Farming Activities in Italy
    G La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Food Environ Virol . 2016
    ....
  4. pmc Surveillance of hepatitis A virus in urban sewages and comparison with cases notified in the course of an outbreak, Italy 2013
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:419. 2014
    ....
  5. pmc Molecular characterisation of human hepatitis E virus from Italy: comparative analysis of five reverse transcription-PCR assays
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Virol J 11:72. 2014
    ..Conventional RT-PCR followed by sequencing of PCR products can identify HEV genotype and, depending on the region, the subtype, thus helping in defining the origin of infection and tracing the source of contamination...
  6. ncbi Viral infections acquired indoors through airborne, droplet or contact transmission
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 49:124-32. 2013
    ..Reports on the presence of viral aerosols in indoor air are scarce, however, despite the fact that viruses are probably the most common cause of infection acquired indoor...
  7. pmc Mucosal and cutaneous human papillomaviruses detected in raw sewages
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e52391. 2013
    ..Our data increases the knowledge of HPV genomic diversity and suggests that virological analysis of urban sewage can provide key information useful in supporting epidemiological studies...
  8. ncbi Emerging and potentially emerging viruses in water environments
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Dipartimento di Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Ann Ist Super Sanita 48:397-406. 2012
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  9. ncbi GIV noroviruses and other enteric viruses in bivalves: a preliminary study
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 35:27-34. 2012
    ..This is the first study to detect such a high level of viral contamination in Italian mussels (up to four different viral groups in a single sample), and the first to document the presence of GIV NoV in shellfish...
  10. doi Molecular characterization of adenovirus from clinical samples through analysis of the hexon and fiber genes
    G La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Rome, Italy
    J Gen Virol 92:412-20. 2011
    ..The combined use of these two PCR assays--allowing not only the identification of known types but also, potentially, the discovery of newly emerging ones--can provide valuable epidemiological information on the spread of HAdVs...
  11. pmc Molecular detection of hepatitis E virus in sewage samples
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:5870-3. 2010
    ..Evidence that HEV could be establishing itself in our region is accumulating and may justify more active surveillance to monitor its spread...
  12. doi Detection and molecular characterization of noroviruses from five sewage treatment plants in central Italy
    G La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Water Res 44:1777-84. 2010
    ..This work confirms the wide circulation of NoVs in Italy with a predominance of GI strains, and the widespread distribution of NoV variants in both raw and treated wastewater...
  13. ncbi Genetic diversity of bacterial strains isolated from soils, contaminated with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting
    G La Rosa
    Environmental and Primary Prevention Department, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Microbiol Res 161:150-7. 2006
    ..The ability to differentiate and track related closely microbes is fundamental for studying structure and dynamics of microbial communities in contaminated ecosystems...
  14. ncbi Validation of rt-PCR assays for molecular characterization of porcine teschoviruses and enteroviruses
    G La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 53:257-65. 2006
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  15. ncbi Molecular characterization of human adenoviruses isolated in Italy
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Dipartimento Ambiente e Connessa Prevenzione Primaria, Roma, Italy
    New Microbiol 29:177-84. 2006
    ..Serotype 2 was the most frequent (53.4%), followed by serotype 1 (15.53%) and serotype 41 (9.7%). Partial-hexon-based identification was confirmed as an effective tool for studying the molecular epidemiology of HAdVs...
  16. ncbi Molecular study of genes involved in virulence regulatory pathways in Bacillus anthracis vaccine strain "Carbosap"
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Environmental and Primary Prevention Department, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 29:307-10. 2006
    ..Twelve genes involved in virulence regulatory pathways underwent sequence analysis in comparison with a B. anthracis virulent strain...
  17. pmc Molecular identification and genetic analysis of Norovirus genogroups I and II in water environments: comparative analysis of different reverse transcription-PCR assays
    G La Rosa
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Environmental and Primary Prevention Department, Viale Regina Elena 299, Rome, Italy
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4152-61. 2007
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  18. doi Detection of genogroup IV noroviruses in environmental and clinical samples and partial sequencing through rapid amplification of cDNA ends
    G La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Arch Virol 153:2077-83. 2008
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  19. doi Molecular detection and genetic diversity of norovirus genogroup IV: a yearlong monitoring of sewage throughout Italy
    Giuseppina La Rosa
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Arch Virol 155:589-93. 2010
    ..These results imply the need for further studies to elucidate the role of this virus as a gastroenteritis-causing pathogen...
  20. pmc Molecular identification and typing of enteroviruses isolated from clinical specimens
    Stefania Manzara
    Institute of Microbiology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4554-60. 2002
    ..As in other European epidemiological studies, the strain found most frequently was echovirus 30...
  21. doi Evaluation of rapid tests for diagnosis of acute hepatitis E
    Paola Chionne
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Virol 78:4-8. 2016
    ..Hepatitis E virus diagnosis still presents difficulties due to discordant results among diagnostic tests...
  22. pmc Microbiological and 16S rRNA analysis of sulphite-reducing clostridia from river sediments in central Italy
    Stefania Marcheggiani
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00169 Rome Italy
    BMC Microbiol 8:171. 2008
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  23. ncbi Serotype distribution, antibiotic susceptibility, and genetic relatedness of Neisseria meningitidis strains recently isolated in Italy
    Paola Mastrantonio
    Laboratory of Bacteriology and Medical Mycology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 36:422-8. 2003
    ..Fluorescent amplified fragment-length polymorphism analysis revealed the nonclonal nature of the strains with decreased susceptibility to penicillin...
  24. doi Hepatitis A and E Viruses in Wastewaters, in River Waters, and in Bivalve Molluscs in Italy
    M Iaconelli
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Food Environ Virol 7:316-24. 2015
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first detection of HEV in river waters in Italy, suggesting that surface water can be a potential source for exposure ...
  25. doi High prevalence of anti-hepatitis E virus antibodies among blood donors in central Italy, February to March 2014
    Claudia Lucarelli
    Department of Infectious Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Euro Surveill 21:. 2016
    ..Nearly 1% of donors have acute or recent infection, implying potential transmission to blood recipients. Neither ALT nor anti-HEV IgM testing seems useful to prevent transfusion-transmitted HEV infection. ..
  26. doi A large spectrum of alpha and beta papillomaviruses are detected in human stool samples
    Paola Di Bonito
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Department of Infectious Parasitic Immune Mediated Diseases, Rome, Italy
    J Gen Virol 96:607-13. 2015
    ..This highlights the need for further studies aimed at understanding the prevalence of HPV in different water environments and the potential for waterborne transmission. ..
  27. ncbi Frequent Detection and Genetic Diversity of Human Bocavirus in Urban Sewage Samples
    M Iaconelli
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Food Environ Virol 8:289-295. 2016
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  28. pmc Antigenic, immunologic and genetic characterization of rough strains B. abortus RB51, B. melitensis B115 and B. melitensis B18
    Rosanna Adone
    Dipartimento Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Sicurezza Alimentare, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy
    PLoS ONE 6:e24073. 2011
    ..Complementation studies to evaluate the precise role of each mutation in affecting Brucella morphology and its virulence, could provide useful information for the assessment of new, attenuated vaccines for brucellosis...
  29. ncbi Susceptibility to highly sulphated glycosaminoglycans of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 replication in peripheral blood lymphocytes and monocyte-derived macrophages cell cultures
    Barbara Bartolini
    Istituto di Cristallografia, Sezione di Roma, CNR, PO Box 10, I 00016 Monterotondo Stazione, Rome, Italy
    Antiviral Res 58:139-47. 2003
    ..Their presence probably brings about both inhibitory and stimulatory effects, the final outcome depending on the virus, cells and polysaccharide...