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VirWaTest, A Point-of-Use Method for the Detection of Viruses in Water Samples.

Aguado D, Fores E, Guerrero-Latorre L, Rusiñol M, Martínez-Puchol S, Codony F, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

J Vis Exp. 2019 May 11;(147). doi: 10.3791/59463.


Corrigendum to "Evidence of viral dissemination and seasonality in a Mediterranean river catchment: implications for water pollution management" [J. Environ. Manag. 159 (2015) 58-67].

Rusiñol M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Carratalà A, Abril JF, Silvera C, Figueras MJ, Gelati E, Rodó X, Kay D, Wyn-Jones P, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

J Environ Manage. 2018 Oct 1;223:1100. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.05.047. Epub 2018 May 26. No abstract available.


Phylodynamics of Merkel-cell polyomavirus and human polyomavirus 6: A long-term history with humans.

Torres C, Barrios ME, Cammarata RV, Victoria M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Bofill-Mas S, Colina R, Blanco Fernández MD, Mbayed VA.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2018 Sep;126:210-220. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.04.025. Epub 2018 Apr 20.


Metagenomics for the study of viruses in urban sewage as a tool for public health surveillance.

Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Martínez-Puchol S, Rusiñol M, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Figuerola N, Bofill-Mas S, Abril JF, Girones R.

Sci Total Environ. 2018 Mar 15;618:870-880. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.249. Epub 2017 Nov 4.


A metagenomic assessment of viral contamination on fresh parsley plants irrigated with fecally tainted river water.

Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Gonzales-Gustavson E, Abril JF, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2017 Sep 18;257:80-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.06.001.


Evaluation of Methods for the Concentration and Extraction of Viruses from Sewage in the Context of Metagenomic Sequencing.

Hjelmsø MH, Hellmér M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Lukjancenko O, Seidel M, Elsässer D, Aarestrup FM, Löfström C, Bofill-Mas S, Abril JF, Girones R, Schultz AC.

PLoS One. 2017 Jan 18;12(1):e0170199. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170199. eCollection 2017.


Genome Sequence of a Cynomolgus Macaque Adenovirus (CynAdV-1) Isolate from a Primate Colony in the United Kingdom.

Zeng Z, Zhang J, Jing S, Cheng Z, Bofill-Mas S, Maluquer de Motes C, Hundesa A, Girones R, Seto D, Zhang Q.

Genome Announc. 2016 Nov 3;4(6). pii: e01193-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01193-16.


Evaluation of the microbiological quality of reclaimed water produced from a lagooning system.

Fernandez-Cassi X, Silvera C, Cervero-Aragó S, Rusiñol M, Latif-Eugeni F, Bruguera-Casamada C, Civit S, Araujo RM, Figueras MJ, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2016 Aug;23(16):16816-33. doi: 10.1007/s11356-016-6812-0. Epub 2016 May 19.


Occurrence of human-associated Bacteroidetes genetic source tracking markers in raw and treated wastewater of municipal and domestic origin and comparison to standard and alternative indicators of faecal pollution.

Mayer RE, Bofill-Mas S, Egle L, Reischer GH, Schade M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Fuchs W, Mach RL, Lindner G, Kirschner A, Gaisbauer M, Piringer H, Blaschke AP, Girones R, Zessner M, Sommer R, Farnleitner AH.

Water Res. 2016 Mar 1;90:265-276. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.12.031. Epub 2015 Dec 19.


Human-, Ovine-, and Bovine-Specific Viral Source Tracking Tools to Discriminate Between the Major Fecal Sources in Agricultural Waters.

Rusiñol M, Moriarty E, Lin S, Bofill-Mas S, Gilpin B.

Food Environ Virol. 2016 Mar;8(1):34-45. doi: 10.1007/s12560-015-9223-3. Epub 2015 Nov 25.


Evidence of viral dissemination and seasonality in a Mediterranean river catchment: Implications for water pollution management.

Rusiñol M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Timoneda N, Carratalà A, Abril JF, Silvera C, Figueras MJ, Gelati E, Rodó X, Kay D, Wyn-Jones P, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

J Environ Manage. 2015 Aug 15;159:58-67. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.05.019. Epub 2015 Jun 2. Erratum in: J Environ Manage. 2018 Oct 1;223:1100.


Treating progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy with interleukin 7 and vaccination with JC virus capsid protein VP1.

Sospedra M, Schippling S, Yousef S, Jelcic I, Bofill-Mas S, Planas R, Stellmann JP, Demina V, Cinque P, Garcea R, Croughs T, Girones R, Martin R.

Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 1;59(11):1588-92. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu682. Epub 2014 Sep 11.


Application of human and animal viral microbial source tracking tools in fresh and marine waters from five different geographical areas.

Rusiñol M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Hundesa A, Vieira C, Kern A, Eriksson I, Ziros P, Kay D, Miagostovich M, Vargha M, Allard A, Vantarakis A, Wyn-Jones P, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

Water Res. 2014 Aug 1;59:119-29. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.04.013. Epub 2014 Apr 18.


Adenovirus and Norovirus Contaminants in Commercially Distributed Shellfish.

Rodriguez-Manzano J, Hundesa A, Calgua B, Carratala A, Maluquer de Motes C, Rusiñol M, Moresco V, Ramos AP, Martínez-Marca F, Calvo M, Monte Barardi CR, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

Food Environ Virol. 2014 Mar;6(1):31-41. doi: 10.1007/s12560-013-9133-1. Epub 2013 Nov 29.


Quantification of human and animal viruses to differentiate the origin of the fecal contamination present in environmental samples.

Bofill-Mas S, Rusiñol M, Fernandez-Cassi X, Carratalà A, Hundesa A, Girones R.

Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:192089. doi: 10.1155/2013/192089. Epub 2013 May 15. Erratum in: Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:675857.


Description of a novel viral tool to identify and quantify ovine faecal pollution in the environment.

Rusiñol M, Carratalà A, Hundesa A, Bach A, Kern A, Vantarakis A, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

Sci Total Environ. 2013 Aug 1;458-460:355-60. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.04.028. Epub 2013 May 11. Erratum in: Sci Total Environ. 2014 Jan 1;466-467;1114.


Detection and quantification of classic and emerging viruses by skimmed-milk flocculation and PCR in river water from two geographical areas.

Calgua B, Fumian T, Rusiñol M, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Mbayed VA, Bofill-Mas S, Miagostovich M, Girones R.

Water Res. 2013 May 15;47(8):2797-810. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2013.02.043. Epub 2013 Mar 13.


T cell epitope mapping of JC polyoma virus-encoded proteome reveals reduced T cell responses in HLA-DRB1*04:01+ donors.

Jelcic I, Aly L, Binder TM, Jelcic I, Bofill-Mas S, Planas R, Demina V, Eiermann TH, Weber T, Girones R, Sospedra M, Martin R.

J Virol. 2013 Mar;87(6):3393-408. doi: 10.1128/JVI.02803-12. Epub 2013 Jan 9.


New methods for the concentration of viruses from urban sewage using quantitative PCR.

Calgua B, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Hundesa A, Suñen E, Calvo M, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

J Virol Methods. 2013 Feb;187(2):215-21. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2012.10.012. Epub 2012 Nov 16.


A novel tool for specific detection and quantification of chicken/turkey parvoviruses to trace poultry fecal contamination in the environment.

Carratalà A, Rusinol M, Hundesa A, Biarnes M, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Vantarakis A, Kern A, Suñen E, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Oct;78(20):7496-9. Epub 2012 Aug 17.


Comparative inactivation of murine norovirus, human adenovirus, and human JC polyomavirus by chlorine in seawater.

de Abreu Corrêa A, Carratala A, Barardi CR, Calvo M, Girones R, Bofill-Mas S.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Sep;78(18):6450-7. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01059-12. Epub 2012 Jul 6.


Cost-effective method for microbial source tracking using specific human and animal viruses.

Bofill-Mas S, Hundesa A, Calgua B, Rusiñol M, Maluquer de Motes C, Girones R.

J Vis Exp. 2011 Dec 3;(58). pii: 2820. doi: 10.3791/2820.


Central role of JC virus-specific CD4+ lymphocytes in progressive multi-focal leucoencephalopathy-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

Aly L, Yousef S, Schippling S, Jelcic I, Breiden P, Matschke J, Schulz R, Bofill-Mas S, Jones L, Demina V, Linnebank M, Ogg G, Girones R, Weber T, Sospedra M, Martin R.

Brain. 2011 Sep;134(Pt 9):2687-702. doi: 10.1093/brain/awr206.


Isolation of a novel monkey adenovirus reveals a new phylogenetic clade in the evolutionary history of simian adenoviruses.

Maluquer de Motes C, Hundesa A, Almeida FC, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

Virol J. 2011 Mar 17;8:125. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-8-125.


Detection and quantitation of infectious human adenoviruses and JC polyomaviruses in water by immunofluorescence assay.

Calgua B, Barardi CR, Bofill-Mas S, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Girones R.

J Virol Methods. 2011 Jan;171(1):1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2010.09.013. Epub 2010 Sep 21.


Molecular detection of pathogens in water--the pros and cons of molecular techniques.

Girones R, Ferrús MA, Alonso JL, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Calgua B, Corrêa Ade A, Hundesa A, Carratala A, Bofill-Mas S.

Water Res. 2010 Aug;44(15):4325-39. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2010.06.030. Epub 2010 Jun 19. Review.


Newly described human polyomaviruses Merkel cell, KI and WU are present in urban sewage and may represent potential environmental contaminants.

Bofill-Mas S, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Calgua B, Carratala A, Girones R.

Virol J. 2010 Jun 28;7:141. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-7-141.


Molecular detection, quantification and characterization of human polyomavirus JC from waste water in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

Fumian TM, Guimarães FR, Pereira Vaz BJ, da Silva MT, Muylaert FF, Bofill-Mas S, Gironés R, Leite JP, Miagostovich MP.

J Water Health. 2010 Sep;8(3):438-45. doi: 10.2166/wh.2010.090. Epub 2010 Mar 9.


Development of a quantitative PCR assay for the quantitation of bovine polyomavirus as a microbial source-tracking tool.

Hundesa A, Bofill-Mas S, Maluquer de Motes C, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Bach A, Casas M, Girones R.

J Virol Methods. 2010 Feb;163(2):385-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2009.10.029. Epub 2009 Nov 1.


Development of a qPCR assay for the quantification of porcine adenoviruses as an MST tool for swine fecal contamination in the environment.

Hundesa A, Maluquer de Motes C, Albinana-Gimenez N, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Bofill-Mas S, Suñen E, Rosina Girones R.

J Virol Methods. 2009 Jun;158(1-2):130-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2009.02.006. Epub 2009 Mar 17.


Development and application of a one-step low cost procedure to concentrate viruses from seawater samples.

Calgua B, Mengewein A, Grunert A, Bofill-Mas S, Clemente-Casares P, Hundesa A, Wyn-Jones AP, López-Pila JM, Girones R.

J Virol Methods. 2008 Nov;153(2):79-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2008.08.003. Epub 2008 Sep 19.


Distribution of human polyomaviruses, adenoviruses, and hepatitis E virus in the environment and in a drinking-water treatment plant.

Albinana-Gimenez N, Clemente-Casares P, Bofill-Mas S, Hundesa A, Ribas F, Girones R.

Environ Sci Technol. 2006 Dec 1;40(23):7416-22.


Identification of human and animal adenoviruses and polyomaviruses for determination of sources of fecal contamination in the environment.

Hundesa A, Maluquer de Motes C, Bofill-Mas S, Albinana-Gimenez N, Girones R.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Dec;72(12):7886-93. Epub 2006 Oct 13.


Quantification and stability of human adenoviruses and polyomavirus JCPyV in wastewater matrices.

Bofill-Mas S, Albinana-Gimenez N, Clemente-Casares P, Hundesa A, Rodriguez-Manzano J, Allard A, Calvo M, Girones R.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006 Dec;72(12):7894-6. Epub 2006 Oct 6.


[Effects on health of water and food contamination by emergent human viruses].

Bofill-Mas S, Clemente-Casares P, Albińana-Giménez N, de Motes Porta CM, Hundesa Gonfa A, Girones Llop R.

Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2005 Mar-Apr;79(2):253-69. Review. Spanish.


Isolation of SV40 from the environment of a colony of cynomolgus monkeys naturally infected with the virus.

Bofill-Mas S, Albiñana-Giménez N, Pipkin PA, Minor PD, Girones R.

Virology. 2004 Dec 5;330(1):1-7.


Analysis of the excreted JC virus strains and their potential oral transmission.

Bofill-Mas S, Clemente-Casares P, Major EO, Curfman B, Girones R.

J Neurovirol. 2003 Aug;9(4):498-507.


Role of the environment in the transmission of JC virus.

Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

J Neurovirol. 2003;9 Suppl 1:54-8. Review.


Hepatitis E virus epidemiology in industrialized countries.

Clemente-Casares P, Pina S, Buti M, Jardi R, MartIn M, Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2003 Apr;9(4):448-54.


Distribution of human virus contamination in shellfish from different growing areas in Greece, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Formiga-Cruz M, Tofiño-Quesada G, Bofill-Mas S, Lees DN, Henshilwood K, Allard AK, Conden-Hansson AC, Hernroth BE, Vantarakis A, Tsibouxi A, Papapetropoulou M, Furones MD, Girones R.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Dec;68(12):5990-8.


Potential transmission of human polyomaviruses through the gastrointestinal tract after exposure to virions or viral DNA.

Bofill-Mas S, Formiga-Cruz M, Clemente-Casares P, Calafell F, Girones R.

J Virol. 2001 Nov;75(21):10290-9.


Excretion and transmission of JCV in human populations.

Bofill-Mas S, Girones R.

J Neurovirol. 2001 Aug;7(4):345-9.


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