Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: +39 080 5592328

Location: Bari

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, public health, virology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, vaccines, vaccination, health communication


Degree courses of the School of Medicine and Surgery-University of Bari

Curriculum Vitae

Full Professor of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine since 2021 at the School of Medicine of the University of Bari-Aldo Moro, Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine. PH.D. in \"Infectious Diseases\". He has worked on several projects funded by MIUR and the Ministry of Health. Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology-UOC Hygiene, Policlinico Hospital of Bari. Coordinator of the Degree Courses of the Health Professions (SNT04). Member of the Ph.D. teaching board: \"PUBLIC HEALTH, CLINICAL MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY\" and previously \"ANIMAL HEALTH AND ZOONOSES\". Main research areas: epidemiology, public health, vaccination, surveillance and molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases, health emergencies. Teaching activity in three-year degree courses of the Health Professions of the School of Medicine and the Degree Course in Dentistry, Bachelor’s degree of the Department of Pharmacy-Medicine Sciences and Schools of Specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine of the University of Bari and Community Medicine and Primary Care. Member of the scientific group \"Data and Surveillance\" at Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Member of the Working Group \"Feasibility of HIV/AIDS national platform\". Member of the National Working Group for Viral Hepatitis at Ministry of Health. \"Regional Commission for HIV and AIDS interventions\" component. She is involved in several epidemiological and molecular surveillance activities at the Osservatorio Epidemiologico Regionale (OER Puglia). The h-index in November 2021 is 29.




Detection of Endosymbiont Candidatus Midichloria mitochondrii and Tickborne Pathogens in Humans Exposed to Tick Bites, Italy

- Sgroi G. - Iatta R. - Lovreglio P. - Stufano A. - Laidoudi Y. - Mendoza-Roldan J.A. - Bezerra-Santos M.A. - Veneziano V. - Di Gennaro F. - Saracino A. - Maria Chironna - Bandi C. - Otranto D.
Emerging infectious diseases

Seroprevalence of vector-borne pathogens in outdoor workers from southern Italy and associated occupational risk factors

- Stufano A. - Iatta R. - Sgroi G. - Jahantigh H.R. - Cagnazzo F. - Flöel A. - Lucchese G. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Mendoza-Roldan J.A. - Maria Chironna - Otranto D. - Lovreglio P.
Parasites and Vectors

Out-of-Season Epidemic of Respiratory Syncytial Virus during the COVID-19 Pandemic: The High Burden of Child Hospitalization in an Academic Hospital in Southern Italy in 2021

- Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Rizzo C. - Caselli D. - Orlandi A. - Cardinale F. - Serio C. - Giordano P. - Lassandro G. - Milella L. - Ficarella M.T. - Baldassarre M.E. - Laforgia N. - Maria Chironna

COVID-19 Variants in Critically Ill Patients: A Comparison of the Delta and Omicron Variant Profiles

- Corriero A. - Ribezzi M. - Mele F. - Angrisani C. - Romaniello F. - Daleno A. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Maria Chironna - Brienza N.
Infectious Disease Reports

National influenza surveillance systems in five European countries: a qualitative comparative framework based on WHO guidance

- de Fougerolles T.R. - Damm O. - Ansaldi F. - Maria Chironna - Crépey P. - de Lusignan S. - Gray I. - Guillen J.M. - Kassianos G. - Mosnier A. - de Lejarazu R.O. - Pariani E. - Puig-Barbera J. - Schelling J. - Trippi F. - Vanhems P. - Wahle K. - Watkins J. - Rasuli A. - Vitoux O. - Bricout H.
BMC Public Health

Characteristics of the First 284 Patients Infected with the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2 Subvariant at a Single Center in the Apulia Region of Italy, January–March 2022

- Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Sallustio A. - Accogli M. - Casulli D. - Sacco D. - Zagaria R. - Morcavallo C. - Maria Chironna

Stress in Medical Students: PRIMES, an Italian, Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study

- Leombruni P. - Corradi A. - Lo Moro G. - Acampora A. - Agodi A. - Celotto D. - Maria Chironna - Cocchio S. - Cofini V. - D’errico M.M. - Marzuillo C. - Pavia M. - Restivo V. - Veronesi L. - Gualano M.R. - Bert F. - Siliquini R.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Astrovirus VA1 in patients with acute gastroenteritis

- Lanave G. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Catella C. - Capozza P. - Diakoudi G. - Parisi A. - Suffredini E. - Buonavoglia A. - Camero M. - Maria Chironna - Martella V.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases

On the Efficacy of ZnO Nanostructures against SARS-CoV-2

- Maria Chiara Sportelli - Margherita Izzi - Loconsole D. - Sallustio A. - Rosaria Anna Picca - Felici R. - Maria Chironna - Nicola Cioffi
International Journal of Molecular Sciences

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