• Monaco F., Cosseddu G.M., Doumbia B., Madan, H., El Mellouli F., Jiménez-Clavero M.A., Sghaier S., Marianneau P., Cetre-Sossah C., Polci A., Lacote S., Lakhdar M., Fernandez-Pinero J., Sari Nassim C., Pinoni C., Capobianco Dondona A., Gallardo C., Bouzid T., Conte A., Bortone G., Savini G., Petrini A., Puech L., 2015. First External Quality Assessment of Molecular and Serological Detection of Rift Valley Fever in the Western Mediterranean Region. PLoS ONE 10, e0142129. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142129.
  • Ben Hassine T., Conte A., Calistri P., Candeloro L., Ippoliti C., De Massis F., Danzetta M.L., Bejaoui M., Hammami S., 2015. Identification of suitable areas for West Nile virus circulation in Tunisia. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2015 May 29. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12384.
  • Conte A., Candeloro L., Ippoliti C., Monaco F., De Massis F., Bruno R., et al. 2015. Spatio-Temporal Identification of Areas Suitable for West Nile Disease in the Mediterranean Basin and Central Europe. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0146024. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146024.
  • Valdano E., Poletto C., Giovannini A., Palma D., Savini L., Vittoria C., 2015. Predicting Epidemic Risk from Past Temporal Contact Data. PLoS Comput Biol 11(3): e1004152. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004152.
  • Barnard S., Ippoliti C., Di Flaviano D., De Ruvo A., Messori S., Giovannin, A., Dalla Villa P., 2015. Smartphone and GPS technology for free-roaming dog population surveillance - a methodological study. Vet. Ital. 51, 165–172. doi:10.12834/VetIt.233.2163.3.
  • Molini U., Marucchella G., Maseke A., Ronchi G., Di Ventura M., Salini R., Scacchia M., Pini A., 2015. Immunization of horses with a polyvalent live-attenuated African horse sickness vaccine: Serological response and disease occurrence under field conditions. Trials in Vaccinology, Vol. 4, 2015, 24–28.
  • Manna L., Di Febo T., Armillotta G., Luciani M., Ciarelli A., Salini R., Di Ventura M., 2015. Production of Monoclonal Antibodies in Serum-free Media - Monoclonal Antibodies in Immunodiagnosis and Immunotherapy. August 2015, 34(4): 278-288.
  • Tittarelli M., Atzeni M., Calistri P., Di Giannatale E., Ferri N., Marchi E., Martucciello A., De Massis F., 2015. A diagnostic protocol to identify water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) vaccinated with Brucella abortus strain RB51 vaccine. Veterinaria Italiana, 51 (2), 99-105. doi: 10.12834/VetIt.472.2296.3.
  • De Massis F., Ancora M., Atzeni M., Rolesu S., Bandino E., Danzetta M.L., Zilli K., Di Giannatale E., 2015. Multilocus Variable Number of Tandem Repeats Analysis (MLVA) as an epidemiological tool to trace-back the re-emergence of Brucella melitensis biovar 1 in Italy. e-pub ahead of print on-line on 21/07/2015 doi:10.1111/tbed.12397.
  • De Massis F., Garofolo G., Cammà C., Ippoliti C., Candeloro L., Ancora M., Calistri P., 2015. Genetic characterization of Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus geographical clusters in Italy. Veterinaria Italiana 51 (3), 225-233. doi: 10.12834/VetIt.312.1218.3.
  • Colangeli P., De Massis F., Cito F., Mercante M.T., Ricci L., 2015. Laboratory Information Management Systems: Role in Veterinary Activities. In A. Moumtzoglou, A. Kastania, and S. Archondakis (Eds.) Laboratory Management Information Systems: Current Requirements and Future Perspectives (pp. 297-309). Hershey, PA. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6320-6.ch015.
  • Orsini M., Mangone I., Di Pasquale A., Perticara S., Sacchini L., Cito F., Iannetti S., Marcacci M., Ancora M., Calistri P., Di Giannatale E., Cammà C., 2015. Draft Genome Sequences of 19 Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium [4,5:i:-] Strains Resistant to Nalidixic Acid from aLong-Term Outbreak in Italy. Genome Announc. 2015 Aug 20; 3(4). pii:e00911-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00911-15.
  • Migliorati G., Prencipe V., Iannetti L., Di Giannatale E., Matteucci O., Salini R., Calistri P., 2015. Survey of domestic food purchases and related home handling practices in the Abruzzo region (central Italy): Data collection and analysis through a language-independent classification system. Food Control, 49, 23-33.
  • Napoli C., Iannetti S., Rizzo C., Bella A., Di Sabatino D., Bruno R., Sauro F., Martini V., Santucci U., Declich S., Calistri P., 2015. Vector Borne Infections in Italy: Results of the Integrated Surveillance System for West Nile Disease in 2013. BioMed Research International, vol. 2015, Article ID 643439, 8pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/643439.
  • Cito F., Rijks J., Rantsios A.T., Cunningham A.A., Baneth G., Guardabassi L., Kuiken T., Giovannini A., 2015. Prioritization of Companion Animal Transmissible Diseases for Policy Intervention in Europe. Journal of Comparative Pathology,
  • Di Blasio A., Marenzoni M.L., Di Sabatino D., Giovannini A., Latini R., Gentile L., 2015. Retrospective serological study to monitor the health status of Apennine chamois (Rupicapra pyrenaica ornata). European Journal of Wildlife Research, DOI 10.1007/s10344-015-0906-8.


  • A. Conte, M. Goffredo, P. Murduyn, M. Gilbert. Climate change and the spread of vector-borne diseases: combining spatial modelling of population range expansion with approximate Bayesian computation of genetic data to compare invasion scenarios for the bluetongue virus vector Culicoides imicola. Conference IECID 2015 Impact of Environmental Changes on Infectious Diseases. 23-25 March 2015, Sitges, Spain.
  • L. Iannetti , J. Baranyi , R. Salini, A. Sperandii , G.A. Santarelli , D. Neri , V. Di Marzio , R. Romantini and G. Migliorati. Predicting the behaviour of Yersinia enterocolitica and Listeria monocytogenes in Italian style fresh sausages under dynamic growth-death conditions. 9th International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Food – 8-12 September 2015, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • F. De Massis, 2015. Human-Animal-Ecosystem interaction during a natural disaster. Proceedings of the WVA/WMA Global Conference on One Health Thursday, 21st May – Friday, 22nd May 2015 Madrid, Spain.
  • Di Domenico M., Pascucci I., De Massis F., Dall'Acqua F., Pompilii C., Cammà C., 2015. Anaplasma phagocytophilum virulent genotypes in wild ruminants; a possible risk for humans in Central Italy. Proceedings of the 10th European Vertebrate Pest Management, 21-25 September 2015. Sevilla, Spain.
  • Garofolo G., Foster J.T., Drees K., Platone I., Zilli K., Ancora M., Marcacci M., Cammà C., Mangone I., De Massis F., Calistri P., Di Giannatale E., 2015. Molecular typing of Brucella melitensis by whole genome sequencing. Proceedings of the 1st ASM Conference on Rapid Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines for Enhanced Molecular Epidemiological Investigation of Pathogens. September 24-27, 2015 | Washington, DC, USA.
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OIE project to support Vector-Borne Diseases Surveillance in North Africa "Rift Valley Fever as first application"

Developing models and technological tools for identifying areas suitable for Vector Borne Diseases spread: the Rift Valley Fever application. The aim of the tool is to support a targeted surveillance to optimize financial and human resources.


Animal welfare principles

The training course "Animal welfare principles" was held from 24 to 26 November as part of the OIE Twinning on animal welfare between IZSAM and the Ecole Nationale de Médecine Vétérinaire (ENMV) of Tunisia.


LEarning GenOmics for food safety - LEGO

The final conference of the LEGO project will be held on 20 Decembre. The initiative, funded by the European Erasmus+ Programme and led by IZSAM, defined the new professional profile of the Food Microbial Bioinformatician (FMB). Registrations are possible until

15 Decembre.



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