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Ljungan Virus Detected in Bank Voles (Myodes glareolus) and Yellow-Necked Mice (Apodemus flavicollis) from Northern Italy
- H. Hauffe, B. Niklasson, T. Olsson, A. Bianchi, A. Rizzoli, W. Klitz
- BiologyJournal of wildlife diseases
Using a real-time reverse transcriptase–polymerase chain reaction assay and sequence analysis, Ljungan virus is detected in bank voles, and for the first time, in yellow-necked mice collected during 2006 from a site in northern Italy.
Parapoxvirus Infections of Red Deer, Italy
- A. Scagliarini, F. Vaccari, F. Turrini, A. Bianchi, P. Cordioli, A. Lavazza
- MedicineEmerging infectious diseases
- 1 April 2011
Results demonstrated that the red deer isolates are closely related to the parapox of red deer in New Zealand virus, indicating parapoxviruses causing severe disease in wild ruminants in Stelvio Park, Italy.
Leptospira spp. infection in wild ruminants: a survey in Central Italian Alps.
Wild ruminants in Alpine environments cannot be considered as reservoirs or important sources of Leptospira spp.
Morphological and molecular characterization of four Sarcocystis spp., including Sarcocystis linearis n. sp., from roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in Italy
- B. Gjerde, S. Giacomelli, A. Bianchi, I. Bertoletti, Hajime Mondani, L. Gibelli
- BiologyParasitology Research
- 2 March 2017
Fresh (frozen/thawed) muscle samples from four 2–12-year-old roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) from the Sondrio province in north-eastern Italy were examined under a dissecting microscope, and about 180…
The monitoring of selected zoonotic diseases of wildlife in Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy
This monitoring programme was conceived and implemented by the regional and local administrations in close collaboration with the official veterinary services and the hunters’ associations and reported here the occurrence of the above mentioned organisms over a 5-year period.
Current distribution of the invasive mosquito species, Aedes koreicus [Hulecoeteomyia koreica] in northern Italy
According to these records, northern Italy has a high probability to be invaded by Ae.
Canine Distemper Epizootic among Red Foxes, Italy, 2009
The epizootic appeared to have originated from the eastern regions of Italy (Trentino Alto Adige, and Veneto), where CDV infection had been reported in red foxes and badgers since August 2006 (Figure).
Deer keds on wild ungulates in northern Italy, with a taxonomic key for the identification of Lipoptena spp. of Europe
- M. Salvetti, A. Bianchi, A. Giangaspero
- Biology, Environmental ScienceMedical and veterinary entomology
- 1 March 2020
The identification keys proposed in the present study may help with monitoring the presence of Lipoptena species, particularly in European countries where this ectoparasite is neglected and for which various data are still missing.
Epitheliotropic Infections in Wildlife Ruminants From the Central Alps and Stelvio National Park
It is shown for the first time a PVNZ/CePV1v co-infection identified in one red deer, which supports previous evidence on the ability of papillomavirus and parapoxvirus to mutually infect the same host tissue.