A Criado-Fornelio

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de Alcal
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi Development of fluorogenic probe-based PCR assays for the detection and quantification of bovine piroplasmids
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 162:200-6. 2009
  2. ncbi A survey for gregarines (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) in arthropods in Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Parasitol Res . 2016
  3. doi Alternative mounting media for preservation of some protozoa
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares, 28871 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 105:146-9. 2014
  4. doi Hemoprotozoa of domestic animals in France: prevalence and molecular characterization
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 159:73-6. 2009
  5. ncbi Development and evaluation of a quantitative PCR assay for detection of Hepatozoon sp
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 150:352-6. 2007
  6. ncbi A review of nucleic-acid-based diagnostic tests for Babesia and Theileria, with emphasis on bovine piroplasms
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Parasitology Laboratory, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Parassitologia 49:39-44. 2007
  7. ncbi New advances in molecular epizootiology of canine hematic protozoa from Venezuela, Thailand and Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 144:261-9. 2007
  8. ncbi New data on epizootiology and genetics of piroplasms based on sequences of small ribosomal subunit and cytochrome b genes
    A Criado
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 142:238-47. 2006
  9. ncbi New molecular data on mammalian Hepatozoon species (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) from Brazil and Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    J Parasitol 92:93-9. 2006
  10. ncbi The "expanding universe" of piroplasms
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 119:337-45. 2004

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Publications23

  1. doi Development of fluorogenic probe-based PCR assays for the detection and quantification of bovine piroplasmids
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 162:200-6. 2009
    ..Comparative studies showed that duplex TaqMan qPCR was more sensitive than FRET qPCR in the detection of babesids...
  2. ncbi A survey for gregarines (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) in arthropods in Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Parasitol Res . 2016
    ..giganteus (>97 % identity). Phylogenetic trees based on ribosomal sequences unequivocally grouped these new isolates either with the Gregarinidae (G. ormierei and Gregarina sp.) or the Stylocephalidae (S. gigas)...
  3. doi Alternative mounting media for preservation of some protozoa
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, Alcala de Henares, 28871 Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 105:146-9. 2014
    ..Two commercial glues based on cyanoacrylate or trimethoxysilane were suitable for preserving both cysts and trophozoites. Hoyer's medium showed good results for mounting gregarine oocysts. ..
  4. doi Hemoprotozoa of domestic animals in France: prevalence and molecular characterization
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 159:73-6. 2009
    ..in 2 sheep, Theileria buffeli in 5 cows and B. major in 1 cow. Evidence presented in this contribution indicates that haematic protozoa are not widely distributed in domestic mammal populations of France...
  5. ncbi Development and evaluation of a quantitative PCR assay for detection of Hepatozoon sp
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 150:352-6. 2007
    ..Quantitative PCR was 15.8% more sensitive than standard PCR to detect H. canis in dogs. In cats, no infections were detected by standard PCR, compared to two positives by qPCR (which were infected by H. canis as shown by sequencing)...
  6. ncbi A review of nucleic-acid-based diagnostic tests for Babesia and Theileria, with emphasis on bovine piroplasms
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Parasitology Laboratory, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Parassitologia 49:39-44. 2007
    ..Small-scale laboratories handling few samples may find final time PCR a cheap alternative. On the contrary, large-scale laboratories prefer methods amenable to automation, like RLB, PCR-ELISA or qPCR...
  7. ncbi New advances in molecular epizootiology of canine hematic protozoa from Venezuela, Thailand and Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Departamento de Microbiologia y Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 144:261-9. 2007
    ..In addition, it was found that the PCR assay was able as well to detect Hepatozoon infections. Thirty five percent of the foxes were infected with two different H. canis isolates showing 99.8-100% identity to Curupira 1 from Brazil...
  8. ncbi New data on epizootiology and genetics of piroplasms based on sequences of small ribosomal subunit and cytochrome b genes
    A Criado
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 142:238-47. 2006
    ..On the other hand, the existence of mtDNA-like pseudogenes of possible nuclear location in piroplasms is interesting due to their possible impact on molecular phylogeny studies...
  9. ncbi New molecular data on mammalian Hepatozoon species (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina) from Brazil and Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    J Parasitol 92:93-9. 2006
    ..This association suggests that H. americanum evolved in ticks and carnivores (either canids, or felids, or both) rather than in other ectoparasites and other types of mammal...
  10. ncbi The "expanding universe" of piroplasms
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 119:337-45. 2004
    ..Nonetheless, the lack of information on their morphology and the fact that the sequences were obtained in a single isolate preclude any conclusion about their definitive taxonomic status...
  11. ncbi Molecular characterization of a Babesia gibsoni isolate from a Spanish dog
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 117:123-9. 2003
    ..gibsoni group. The B. gibsoni complex might be diphyletic. In the absence of genetic data from African isolates of B. gibsoni, Asia seems to be the most likely geographical location of origin...
  12. ncbi Molecular studies on Babesia, Theileria and Hepatozoon in southern Europe. Part II. Phylogenetic analysis and evolutionary history
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 114:173-94. 2003
    ..Taking into account the present phylogenetic analysis and additional paleogeographic, parasitological and zoological evidences, two hypothesis on the origin and evolution of piroplasmids groups are presented...
  13. ncbi Molecular studies on Babesia, Theileria and Hepatozoon in southern Europe. Part I. Epizootiological aspects
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratory of Parasitology, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 113:189-201. 2003
    ..bovis isolates from several countries. The same is true for B. ovis, that showed a 94% identity with regard to Babesia sp. from South African cow and a 92% with rapport to B. bovis from Portugal...
  14. ncbi Presence of Mycoplasma haemofelis, Mycoplasma haemominutum and piroplasmids in cats from southern Europe: a molecular study
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala de Henares, 28871, Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Microbiol 93:307-17. 2003
    ..canis canis, 1 with Theileria annae, and 1 with B. canis canis and T. annae both)...
  15. ncbi A parasitological survey of wild red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from the province of Guadalajara, Spain
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Laboratorio de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala de Henares, Crta Madrid Barcelona, Km 33, 600, E 28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 92:245-51. 2000
    ..9%) infected with Trichinella spiralis. Finally, Toxocara canis infection was less frequent (4.4%) than trichinellosis...
  16. doi Identification of feline polycystic kidney disease mutation using fret probes and melting curve analysis
    A Criado-Fornelio
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Res Vet Sci 86:88-90. 2009
    ..Sequence analysis showed that the mutant gene had the expected base change compared to the wild type gene. The new procedure is not only very reliable but also faster than the techniques currently applied for diagnosis of the mutation...
  17. ncbi A quantitative PCR assay for the detection and quantification of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina
    A Buling
    Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 147:16-25. 2007
    ..The sequences of the B. bigemina cytochrome b and 18S rRNA genes were completely conserved in isolates from Spain and Argentina, while those of B. bovis showed moderate polymorphism...
  18. doi Development of a new oxygen consumption rate assay in cultures of Acanthamoeba (Protozoa: Lobosea) and its application to evaluate viability and amoebicidal activity in vitro
    I Heredero-Bermejo
    Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Exp Parasitol 155:35-9. 2015
    ..Therefore, the new OCR method has proven powerful and quick for amoebicidal drug screening and is likely to be applied in biochemical studies concerning protozoa respiration and metabolism...
  19. ncbi Levamisole binding sites in Haemonchus contortus
    M J Moreno-Guzmán
    Parasitology and Microbiology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Parasitol 28:413-8. 1998
    ..The results confirm that levamisole acts at a cholinergic receptor in H. contortus, and suggest that target site modification could be involved in the development of levamisole resistance...
  20. doi Characterization of a human-pathogenic Acanthamoeba griffini isolated from a contact lens-wearing keratitis patient in Spain
    I Heredero-Bermejo
    Departamento de Biomedicina y Biotecnología, Grupo ECOMYP, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Alcala, 28871 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Parasitology 142:363-73. 2015
    ..Finally, partial sequencing of the 18S ribosomal RNA gene and phylogenetic analyses indicated that the isolate is closely related to Acanthamoeba griffini H37 from the UK (T3 genotype)...
  21. ncbi Rifampin and isoniazid resistance associated mutations in Mycobacterium tuberculosis clinical isolates in Seville, Spain
    M J Torres
    Department of Microbiology, University of Seville School of Medicine, Spain
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:160-3. 2002
    ..0%), Ser315-->Leu (2.9%), partial deletion (5.8%) and Ile304-->Val (1.4%), while in the inhA regulatory region the only mutation was the nucleotide substitution C209T (4.3%). No mutation was found in the ahpC promoter...
  22. ncbi [Clinical characteristics of patients with persistent atrial fibrillation referred for cardioversion: Spanish Cardioversion Registry (REVERSE)]
    Josep M Alegret
    Hospital de Sant Joan, Reus, Tarragona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:630-4. 2008
    ..We conclude that patients referred for cardioversion in Spain clearly had a lower cardiovascular risk profile than those in the AFFIRM study, and appeared to have a lower risk profile than those in the RACE study...
  23. ncbi [Sedation in surgical procedures using regional anesthesia in adult patients: results of a survey of Spanish anesthesiologists]
    P Rama-Maceiras
    Servicio de Anestesiologia y Reanimacion, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Juan Canalejo, A Coruna
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 55:217-26. 2008
    ..To analyze the frequency and methods of sedation used in the context of regional anesthesia in adults by means of a national survey...