About Ilaria Capua
A genetically engineered H5 protein expressed in insect cells confers protection against different clades of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 46(2):224-233 [DOI] 10.1080/03079457.2016.1250866. [PMID] 27807985.
Histopathological and immunohistochemical study of exocrine and endocrine pancreatic lesions in avian influenza A experimentally infected turkeys showing evidence of pancreatic regeneration.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 44(6):498-508 [DOI] 10.1080/03079457.2015.1087640. [PMID] 26365055.
Influenza at the animal-human interface: a review of the literature for virological evidence of human infection with swine or avian influenza viruses other than A(H5N1).
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 19(18) [PMID] 24832117.
Molecular characterization of Newcastle disease viruses isolated from rural chicken in northwest Ethiopia reveals the circulation of three distinct genotypes in the country.
Tropical animal health and production. 46(2):299-304 [DOI] 10.1007/s11250-013-0487-z. [PMID] 24146293.
Differences in the detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in feather samples from 4-week-old and 24-week-old infected Pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos var. domestica).
Veterinary microbiology. 165(3-4):443-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetmic.2013.03.019. [PMID] 23608476.
The introduction of fox rabies into Italy (2008-2011) was due to two viral genetic groups with distinct phylogeographic patterns.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases. 17:202-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.03.051. [PMID] 23603764.
Fatal case of human rabies imported to Italy from India highlights the importance of adequate post-exposure prophylaxis, October 2011.
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 17(19) [PMID] 22607965.
Genetic characterization of astroviruses detected in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) reveals a distinct genotype and suggests cross-species transmission between turkey and guinea fowl.
Archives of virology. 157(7):1329-37 [DOI] 10.1007/s00705-012-1311-1. [PMID] 22527867.
Genetic data from avian influenza and avian paramyxoviruses generated by the European network of excellence (EPIZONE) between 2006 and 2011–review and recommendations for surveillance.
Veterinary microbiology. 154(3-4):209-21 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.08.018. [PMID] 21925809.
Identification of APMV-1 associated with high mortality of collared doves (Streptoelia decaocto) in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 171(13) [PMID] 22915679.
Molecular epidemiology and evolutionary dynamics of betanodavirus in southern Europe.
Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases. 12(1):63-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.meegid.2011.10.007. [PMID] 22036789.
Transboundary spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza through poultry commodities and wild birds: a review.
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). 30(1):51-61 [PMID] 21809753.
A diagnostic algorithm for detection of antibodies to influenza A viruses in dogs in Italy (2006-2008).
Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc. 22(6):914-20 [PMID] 21088175.
A proof-of-principle study to identify suitable vaccine seed candidates to combat introductions of Eurasian lineage H5 and H7 subtype avian influenza viruses.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 39(5):375-82 [DOI] 10.1080/03079457.2010.513376. [PMID] 20954014.
Evaluation of different serological tests for the detection of antibodies against highly pathogenic avian influenza in experimentally infected ostriches (Struthio camelus).
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 39(1):11-5 [DOI] 10.1080/03079450903431390. [PMID] 20390531.
Evaluation of the protection induced by avian influenza vaccines containing a 1994 Mexican H5N2 LPAI seed strain against a 2008 Egyptian H5N1 HPAI virus belonging to clade 2.2.1 by means of serological and in vivo tests.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 39(3):215-22 [DOI] 10.1080/03079451003781858. [PMID] 20544428.
Increased pathogenicity and shedding in chickens of a wild bird-origin low pathogenicity avian influenza virus of the H7N3 subtype following multiple in vivo passages in quail and turkey.
Avian diseases. 54(1 Suppl):555-7 [PMID] 20521693.
Main achievements of the World Organisation for Animal Health/United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization network on animal influenza.
Avian diseases. 54(1 Suppl):380-3 [PMID] 20521664.
Perspectives on the global threat: the challenge of avian influenza viruses for the world’s veterinary community.
Avian diseases. 54(1 Suppl):176-8 [PMID] 20521629.
The combination of marker gene swapping and fluorescence-activated cell sorting improves the efficiency of recombinant modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccine production for human use.
Journal of virological methods. 163(2):195-204 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jviromet.2009.09.016. [PMID] 19778556.
Essential veterinary education in avian medicine: a global perspective.
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). 28(2):545-9 [PMID] 20128462.
Rabies in a vaccinated dog in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 165(7) [PMID] 19684353.
Resistance of turkeys to experimental infection with an early 2009 Italian human influenza A(H1N1)v virus isolate.
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 14(41) [PMID] 19883539.
Unexpected heat resistance of Italian low-pathogenicity and high-pathogenicity avian influenza A viruses of H7 subtype to prolonged exposure at 37 degrees C.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 38(6):519-22 [DOI] 10.1080/03079450903350244. [PMID] 19937542.
Vaccination as a tool to combat introductions of notifiable avian influenza viruses in Europe, 2000 to 2006.
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). 28(1):245-59 [PMID] 19618629.
Avian influenza vaccines and vaccination in birds.
Vaccine. 26 Suppl 4:D70-3 [PMID] 19230164.
Co-circulation of two sublineages of HPAI H5N1 virus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with unique molecular signatures suggesting separate introductions into the commercial poultry and falconry sectors.
The Journal of general virology. 89(Pt 11):2691-2697 [DOI] 10.1099/vir.0.2008/004259-0. [PMID] 18931064.
Conventional inactivated bivalent H5/H7 vaccine prevents viral localization in muscles of turkeys infected experimentally with low pathogenic avian influenza and highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N1 isolates.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 37(4):407-12 [DOI] 10.1080/03079450802061124. [PMID] 18622857.
Emergence of fox rabies in north-eastern Italy.
Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin. 13(45) [PMID] 19000573.
Pathogenicity of a QX strain of infectious bronchitis virus in specific pathogen free and commercial broiler chickens, and evaluation of protection induced by a vaccination programme based on the Ma5 and 4/91 serotypes.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 37(5):487-93 [DOI] 10.1080/03079450802356938. [PMID] 18798022.
A conventional, inactivated oil emulsion vaccine suppresses shedding and prevents viral meat colonisation in commercial (Pekin) ducks challenged with HPAI H5N1.
Vaccine. 25(20):4064-72 [PMID] 17420074.
Active surveillance for avian influenza viruses in wild birds and backyard flocks in Northern Italy during 2004 to 2006.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 36(4):337-44 [PMID] 17620182.
Animal and human health implications of avian influenza infections.
Bioscience reports. 27(6):359-72 [PMID] 17597393.
Appearance of serum antibodies against the avian influenza nonstructural 1 protein in experimentally infected chickens and turkeys.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):209-12 [PMID] 17494555.
Avian influenza infections in birds–a moving target.
Influenza and other respiratory viruses. 1(1):11-8 [PMID] 19459279.
Avian influenza: We have the chance to make a difference.
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 174(2):213-4 [PMID] 17698381.
Co-circulation of distinct genetic lineages of astroviruses in turkeys and guinea fowl.
Archives of virology. 152(3):595-602 [PMID] 17106624.
Control and prevention of avian influenza in an evolving scenario.
Vaccine. 25(30):5645-52 [PMID] 17169466.
Conventional H5N9 vaccine suppresses shedding in specific-pathogen-free birds challenged with HPAI H5N1 A/chicken/Yamaguchi/7/2004.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):495-7 [PMID] 17494617.
Diagnosing avian influenza infection in vaccinated populations by systems for differentiating infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA).
Developments in biologicals. 130:137-43 [PMID] 18411945.
Effect of different temperatures on the stability of avian influenza reference reagents.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):366-9 [PMID] 17494585.
Field and laboratory findings of the first incursion of the Asian H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Africa.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 36(2):115-7 [PMID] 17479371.
Generation of avian influenza reassortant viruses of the H7N5 subtype as potential vaccine candidates to be used in the framework of a “DIVA” vaccination strategy.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):479-80 [PMID] 17494613.
Genetic comparison of H9N2 AI viruses isolated in Jordan in 2003.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):451-4 [PMID] 17494605.
Genome analysis linking recent European and African influenza (H5N1) viruses.
Emerging infectious diseases. 13(5):713-8 [PMID] 17553249.
Identification of sensitive and specific avian influenza polymerase chain reaction methods through blind ring trials organized in the European Union.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):227-34 [PMID] 17494558.
Inactivation of avian influenza viruses by chemical agents and physical conditions: a review.
Zoonoses and public health. 54(2):51-68 [PMID] 17348909.
Influenza virus surveillance in wild birds in Italy: results of laboratory investigations in 2003-2005.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):414-6 [PMID] 17494596.
Marker vaccines and the impact of their use on diagnosis and prophylactic measures.
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). 26(2):351-72 [PMID] 17892157.
Pneumo- and neurotropism of avian origin Italian highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N1 isolates in experimentally infected mice.
Virology. 364(1):28-35 [PMID] 17408714.
Practical problems in controlling H5N1 high pathogenicity avian influenza at village level in Vietnam and introduction of biosecurity measures.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):461-2 [PMID] 17494607.
Practicalities of the implementation of a vaccination campaign for avian influenza.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):297-303 [PMID] 17494570.
The challenge of controlling notifiable avian influenza by means of vaccination.
Avian diseases. 51(1 Suppl):317-22 [PMID] 17494574.
The use of vaccination to combat multiple introductions of Notifiable Avian Influenza viruses of the H5 and H7 subtypes between 2000 and 2006 in Italy.
Vaccine. 25(27):4987-95 [PMID] 17418460.
Vaccination for notifiable avian influenza in poultry.
Revue scientifique et technique (International Office of Epizootics). 26(1):217-27 [PMID] 17633304.
Avian influenza–past, present and future challenges.
Developments in biologicals. 124:15-20 [PMID] 16447490.
Confirmation of H5N1 avian influenza in Africa.
The Veterinary record. 158(9):309-10 [PMID] 16517825.
Control of avian influenza in Italy: from stamping out to emergency and prophylactic vaccination.
Developments in biologicals. 124:109-15 [PMID] 16447501.
Control of avian influenza in poultry.
Emerging infectious diseases. 12(9):1319-24 [PMID] 17073078.
Control of avian influenza infections in poultry with emphasis on vaccination.
Expert review of anti-infective therapy. 4(5):751-7 [PMID] 17140352.
Development and validation of an anti-N3 indirect immunofluorescent antibody test to be used as a companion diagnostic test in the framework of a “DIVA” vaccination strategy for avian influenza infections in poultry.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 35(2):154-9 [PMID] 16595309.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 subtype in mute swans in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 158(14) [PMID] 16603559.
Isolation and characterization of an H10N7 avian influenza virus from poultry carcasses smuggled from China into Italy.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 35(5):400-3 [PMID] 16990150.
Molecular diagnosis of avian influenza during an outbreak.
Developments in biologicals. 124:99-105 [PMID] 16447500.
Pigeon paramyxovirus isolated from a robin in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 158(11) [PMID] 16547191.
Progressive truncation of the Non-Structural 1 gene of H7N1 avian influenza viruses following extensive circulation in poultry.
Virus research. 119(2):171-6 [PMID] 16464514.
The challenge of avian influenza to the veterinary community.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 35(3):189-205 [PMID] 16753610.
Veterinary virologists share avian flu data.
Science (New York, N.Y.). 312(5780) [PMID] 16778036.
Astroviruses found in the intestinal contents of guinea fowl suffering from enteritis.
The Veterinary record. 156(7) [PMID] 15747669.
Efficacy of live infectious bronchitis vaccines against a novel European genotype, Italy 02.
The Veterinary record. 156(20):646-7 [PMID] 15894731.
Evidence of circulation of a Chinese strain of infectious bronchitis virus (QXIBV) in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 156(22) [PMID] 15923564.
Isolation of influenza A viruses subtype H7N7 and H7N4 from waterfowl in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 156(9) [PMID] 15765907.
Serological analysis of serum samples from humans exposed to avian H7 influenza viruses in Italy between 1999 and 2003.
The Journal of infectious diseases. 192(8):1318-22 [PMID] 16170747.
Avian influenza: recent developments.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 33(4):393-404 [PMID] 15370036.
Comparison of three rapid detection systems for type A influenza virus on tracheal swabs of experimentally and naturally infected birds.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 33(4):432-7 [PMID] 15370041.
DIVA–a vaccination strategy enabling the detection of field exposure to avian influenza.
Developments in biologicals. 119:229-33 [PMID] 15742633.
Eradication of low pathogenicity avian influenza of the H7N3 subtype from Italy.
The Veterinary record. 154(20):639-40 [PMID] 15180403.
Field experiences in the control of avian influenza outbreaks in densely populated poultry areas.
Developments in biologicals. 119:155-64 [PMID] 15742627.
First case of equine nocardioform placentitis caused by Crossiella equi in Europe.
The Veterinary record. 154(23):730-1 [PMID] 15214520.
Human health implications of avian influenza viruses and paramyxoviruses.
European journal of clinical microbiology & infectious diseases : official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology. 23(1):1-6 [PMID] 14663646.
Increased resistance of vaccinated turkeys to experimental infection with an H7N3 low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 33(2):158-63 [PMID] 15276982.
Isolation of an avian paramyxovirus type 9 from migratory waterfowl in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 155(5) [PMID] 15338713.
Vaccination for avian influenza in Asia.
Vaccine. 22(31-32):4137-8 [PMID] 15474703.
Avian embryo susceptibility to Italian H7N1 avian influenza viruses belonging to different lineages.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):1145-9 [PMID] 14575131.
Avian influenza in Italy 1997-2001.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):839-43 [PMID] 14575074.
Characterization of Newcastle disease virus isolates obtained from Eurasian collared doves (Streptopelia decaocto) in Italy.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 32(1):63-8 [PMID] 12745382.
Clinical, gross, and microscopic findings in different avian species naturally infected during the H7N1 low- and high-pathogenicity avian influenza epidemics in Italy during 1999 and 2000.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):844-8 [PMID] 14575075.
Development and preliminary validation of an ad hoc N1-N3 discriminatory test for the control of avian influenza in Italy.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):1060-2 [PMID] 14575111.
Development of a DIVA (Differentiating Infected from Vaccinated Animals) strategy using a vaccine containing a heterologous neuraminidase for the control of avian influenza.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 32(1):47-55 [PMID] 12745380.
Low-pathogenicity avian influenza (LPAI) in Italy (2000-01): epidemiology and control.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):1006-9 [PMID] 14575102.
Matrix protein gene sequence analysis of avian paramyxovirus 1 isolates obtained from pigeons.
Virus genes. 26(2):199-206 [PMID] 12803472.
Plaque morphology of Italian H7N1 LPAI isolates in MDCK cells and in primary cells of different avian species.
Avian diseases. 47(3 Suppl):1161-3 [PMID] 14575134.
The 1999-2000 avian influenza (H7N1) epidemic in Italy.
Veterinary research communications. 27 Suppl 1:123-7 [PMID] 14535379.
The use of vaccination as an option for the control of avian influenza.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 32(4):335-43 [PMID] 17585456.
Vaccination in the control of avian influenza in the EU.
The Veterinary record. 152(9) [PMID] 12638919.
Vaccination policy applied for the control of avian influenza in Italy.
Developments in biologicals. 114:213-9 [PMID] 14677691.
Avian embryo susceptibility to Italian H7N1 avian influenza viruses belonging to different genetic lineages.
Archives of virology. 147(8):1611-21 [PMID] 12181679.
Avian influenza and human health.
Acta tropica. 83(1):1-6 [PMID] 12062786.
Avian influenza in poultry in Chile.
The Veterinary record. 151(6) [PMID] 12201269.
H7N3 avian influenza in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 151(24):743-4 [PMID] 12509082.
Newcastle disease outbreaks in Italy during 2000.
The Veterinary record. 150(18):565-8 [PMID] 12019648.
The 1999-2000 avian influenza (H7N1) epidemic in Italy: veterinary and human health implications.
Acta tropica. 83(1):7-11 [PMID] 12062787.
Changes in the haemagglutinin and the neuraminidase genes prior to the emergence of highly pathogenic H7N1 avian influenza viruses in Italy.
Archives of virology. 146(5):963-73 [PMID] 11448033.
Detection of a circovirus-like agent from farmed pheasants in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 149(11) [PMID] 11583137.
Mortality in Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) and domestic geese (Anser anser var. domestica) associated with natural infection with a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus of H7N1 subtype.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 30(2):179-83 [DOI] 10.1080/03079450120044597. [PMID] 19184894.
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N1) in ostriches farmed in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 146(12) [PMID] 10777051.
Monitoring for highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 147(22) [PMID] 11128086.
Newcastle disease in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 146(26) [PMID] 10909919.
Vaccination for avian influenza in Italy.
The Veterinary record. 147(26) [PMID] 11195172.
Poxvirus infection in a blue bonnet parrot.
The Veterinary record. 145(9) [PMID] 10504075.
Experimental infection of ostriches with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus.
Epidemiology and infection. 121(2):427-32 [PMID] 9825796.
Newcastle disease outbreaks in recent years in western Europe were caused by an old (VI) and a novel genotype (VII).
Archives of virology. 143(1):49-64 [PMID] 9505965.
Characterisation of Aujeszky’s disease viruses isolated from domestic animals and from a wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Italy between 1972 and 1995.
Veterinary microbiology. 57(2-3):143-9 [PMID] 9355249.
Isolation and characterisation of an Aujeszky’s disease virus naturally infecting a wild boar (Sus scrofa).
Veterinary microbiology. 55(1-4):141-6 [PMID] 9220606.
Isolation and characterization of Aujeszky’s disease virus in captive brown bears from Italy.
Journal of wildlife diseases. 33(3):632-4 [PMID] 9249712.
Isolation and identification of adenoviruses from ostriches (Struthio camelus).
The Veterinary record. 140(15):402-3 [PMID] 9141225.
Isolation and characterization of an adenovirus associated with inclusion body hepatitis in psittacine birds.
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A. 24(4):717-22 [PMID] 18645827.
A ‘novel’ infectious bronchitis strain infecting broiler chickens in Italy.
Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B. 41(2):83-9 [PMID] 7985434.
Isolation of an adenovirus from an ostrich (Struthio camelus) causing pancreatitis in experimentally infected guinea fowl (Numida meleagris).
Avian diseases. 38(3):642-6 [PMID] 7832722.
Isolation of the pigeon PMV-1 variant of Newcastle disease virus from imported pheasants (Phasianus colchicus).
Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B. 41(10):675-8 [PMID] 7597861.
Unexpected isolation of virulent Newcastle disease virus from commercial embryonated fowls’ eggs.
Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B. 40(9-10):609-12 [PMID] 8128794.
May 2020 ACTIVE
Forecasting trajectories of HIV transmission networks with a novel phylodynamic and deep learning framework
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIAID
Jul 2019 ACTIVE
DRPD-ROF2019: Single-cell sequencing of the citrus Huanglongbing pathogen, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus to advance understanding of pathogen biology
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Jun 2019 ACTIVE
Examining how blood meals from different vertebrate species influence the midgut microbiome of the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti, and its susceptibility to arboviral infections
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Oct 2016 – Sep 2021
Preparedness, research and action network on maternal-pediatric axis of ZIKV infection in Latin America and the Caribbean
Role: Project Manager
Funding: PENTA FOUNDATION via EUROPEAN COMMISSION
PHC6446 Systems Thinking in One Health
PHC7979 Advanced Research
ALS4932 Special Topics
HSC4930 Special Topics
ALS5905 Individual Study
PHC6722 Environmental and Global Health Research Methods Rotation
PHC6947 Occupational Health Field Research Experience
PHC6937 Special Topics in Public Health
VME7979 Advanced Research
PHC7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation