Lucia Sabato

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OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of a new CT sign in order to define or exclude a malignant aetiology of bowel obstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT scans of 137 patients affected by bowel obstruction were reviewed. Colonic obstruction occurred in 47 (34%) cases, small bowel obstruction in 90 (66%). Neoplastic aetiology was(More)
The recent identification in rabbits of hepatitis E viruses (HEV) related to viruses infecting humans raises the question of the role of this species as possible HEV reservoir. A serological survey on rabbit HEV infection was conducted in Italy during 2013-2014, including both farmed and pet rabbits. We found an anti-HEV antibody seroprevalence of 3.40 % in(More)
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