Team

Francisco Lucena

Francisco Lucena

Francisco Lucena

Departament de MicrobiologiaDepartament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística
Facultat de Biologia
Universitat de Barcelona

Av. Diagonal, 643, edifici annex, planta 0 08028 Barcelona

Phone.: +34 93 4021484
Fax: +34 93 4039047
Email: flucena@ub.edu

Website:
http://www.ub.edu/microbiologia/grupmicrobiologiaen/lucena.html

2001 - present

Full Professor (Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística, secció Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

1985 - 2001

Professor (Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

1982 - 1985

Associate professor in teaching and research (PCDI) (Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

1981 - 1982

Assistant professor LRU (Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Barcelona)

1977 - 1980

Doctoral fellow of the French government (Departament de Microbiologia, Universitat de Nancy)

 

Muniesa, M.; Ballesté, E.; Imamovic, L.; Pascual-Benito, M.; Toribio-Avedillo, D.; Lucena, L.; Blanch, A.R.; Jofre, J (2018). Bluephage: a rapid method for the detection of somatic coliphages used as indicators of fecal pollution in water Water Research. 0043-1354 , 128, pp. 10 - 19

 

Julia Martín-Díaz; Francisco Lucena (2018). Extraction and RT-qPCR detection of enteroviruses from solid environmental matrixes: Method decision tree for different sample types and viral concentration Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 251, pp. 145 - 150

 

Gracenea, M.; Castaño, S.; Méndez, J.; Lucena, F.; Gómez, M.S (2018). Faecal contamination in public pools in Barcelona province: Cryptosporidium spp. and bacterial indicator Journal Of Water And Health. 1477-8920 , 16 , 5, pp. 762 - 772

 

Garcia-Aljaro,C.; Blanch,A.R.; Campos,C.; Jofre,J.; Lucena,F (2018). Pathogens, faecal indicators and human-specific microbial source-tracking markers in sewage Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072

 

Martín-Díaz J.; Ruiz-Hernando M.; Astals S.; Lucena F.; (2017). Assessing the usefulness of clostridia spores for evaluating sewage sludge hygienization Bioresource Technology. 0960-8524 , 225, pp. 286 - 292

 

Martin-Diaz, J.; Garcia-Aljaro, C.; Pascual-Benito, M.; Galofre, B.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F (2017). Microcosms for evaluating microbial indicator persistence and mobilization in fluvial sediments during rainfall event Water Research. 0043-1354 , 123, pp. 623 - 631

 

Garcia-Aljaro, Cristina; Martin-Diaz, Julia; Vinas-Balada, Enric; Calero-Caceres, William; Lucena, Francisco; Blanch, Anicet R (2017). Mobilisation of microbial indicators, microbial source tracking markers and pathogens after rainfall event Water Research. 0043-1354 , 112, pp. 248 - 253

 

F. Hmaïed; S. Jebri; MER. Saavedra; M. Yahya; I. Amri; F. Lucena; M. Hamdi; (2016). Comparison of two concentration methods for the molecular detection of enteroviruses in raw and treated sewage Current Microbiology. 0343-8651 , 72, pp. 12 - 18

 

Martín-Díaz, J.; Casas-Mangas, R.; García-Aljaro, C.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F (2016). Somatic coliphages as surrogates for enteroviruses in sludge hygienization treatment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 73 , 9, pp. 2182 - 2188

 

Jofre, J.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R.; Muniesa, M (2016). Coliphages as model organisms in the characterization and management of water resource Water. 2073-4441 , 8 , 5, p. 199

 

Agulló-Barceló M.; Galofré B.; Sala L.; García-Aljaro C.; Lucena F.; , Jofre J.; (2016). Simultaneous detection of somatic and F-Specific coliphages in different settings by Escherichia coli strain CB390 FEMS Microbiology Letter. 0378-1097 , 363 , 17, pp. 1 - 5

 

Mininni, G.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Berselli, S (2015). EU policy on sewage sludge utilization and perspectives on new approaches of sludge management Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 0944-1344 , 22, pp. 7361 - 7374

 

Levantesi, C.; Beimfohr, C.; Blanch, A.R.; Carducci, A.; Gianico, A.; Lucena, F.; Tomei, M.C.; Mininni, G (2015). Hygienization performances of innovative sludge treatment solutions to assure safe land spreading Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 0944-1344 , 22, pp. 7237 - 7247

 

Pascual-Benito,M.; Garcia-Aljaro,C.; Casanovas-Massana,S.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F (2015). Effect of hygienization treatment on the recovery and/or regrowth of microbial indicators in sewage sludge Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 118 , 2, pp. 412 - 418

 

Ferrer, O; Casas, S; Galvan, C; Lucena, F; Bosch, A; Galofré, B; Mesa, J; Jofre, J; Bernat, X (2015). Direct ultrafiltration performance and membrane integrity monitoring by microbiological analysi Water Research. 0043-1354 , 83, pp. 121 - 131

 

Jofre, J.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Muniesa, M (2014). Bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides as a marker for microbial source tracking Water Research. 0043-1354 , 55C, pp. 1 - 11

 

Jebria, S.; Hmaieda, F.; Lucena, F.; Saavedra, M.E.; Yahyaa, M.; Hamdica, M (2014). A comparison of two extraction methods for the detection of Enteroviruses in raw sludge Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 200, pp. 1 - 5

 

Calero-Caceres, W.; Melgarejo, A.; Stoll, C.; Colomer, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2014). Sludge as a potential important source of antibiotic resistance genes in both the bacterial and bacteriophage fraction Environmental Science & Technology. , 48 , 13, pp. 7602 - 7611

 

Agulló Barceló, M.; Moss, J.A.; Green, J.; Gillespie, S.; Codony, F.; Lucena, F.; Nocker, A (2014). Quantification of relative proportions of intact cells in microbiological samples using the example of Cryptosporidium parvum oocist Letters in Applied Microbiology. 0266-8254 , 58 , 1, pp. 70 - 78

 

Ruiz-Hernando, M.; Martín-Díaz, J.; Labanda, J.; Mata-Alvarez, J.; Llorens, J.; Lucena, F.; Astals, S (2014). Effect of ultrasound, low-temperature thermal and alkali pre-treatments on waste activated sludge rheology, hygienization and methane potential Water Research. 0043-1354 , 61, pp. 119 - 129

 

Souza, B.S.; Dantas, R.F.; Agulló-Barceló, M.; Lucena, F.; Sans, C.; Esplugas, S.; Dezotti, M (2013). Evaluation of UV/H2O2 on the disinfection and treatment of municipal secondary effluents for water reuse Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 0268-2575 , 88 , 9, pp. 1697 - 1706

 

Ferrer, O.; Casas, R.; Galvañ, C.; Lucena, F.; Vega, A.; Gibert, O.; Jofre, J.; Bernat, X (2013). Challenge tests with virus surrogates: an accurate membrane integrity evaluation system? Desalination and Water Treatment. 1944-3994 , 51 , 25-27, pp. 4448 - 4957

 

Agulló-Barceló, M.; Polo-López, M.I.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Fernández-Ibáñez, P (2013). Solar Advanced Oxidation Processes as disinfection tertiary treatments for real wastewater: implications for water reclamation Applied Catalysis B-Environmental. 0926-3373 , 136-137, pp. 341 - 350

 

Agulló-Barceló, M.; Oliva, F.; Lucena, F (2013). Alternative indicators for monitoring Cryptosporidium oocysts in reclaimed water Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 0944-1344 , 20 , 7, pp. 4448 - 4454

 

Campos, C.; Beltrán, M.; Duarte, M.; Medina, L.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2013). Abatement of Helminth Eggs and Bacterial and Viral Indicators in Soil after Land Application of Treated Sludge Journal of Water Resource and Protection. 1945-3094 , 5, pp. 1155 - 1164

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R.; Payán, A.; Jofre, J (2012). Use of abundance ratios of somatic coliphages and bacteriophages of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron GA17 for microbial source identification Water Research. 0043-1354 , 46 , 19, pp. 6410 - 6418

 

Agullo-Barcelo, M.; Casas-Mangas, R.; Lucena, F (2012). Direct and indirect QMRA of infectious Cryptosporidium oocysts in reclaimed water Journal Of Water And Health. 1477-8920 , 10 , 4, pp. 539 - 548

 

Astals, S.; Venegas, C.; Peces, M.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F.; Mata-Alvarez, J.; (2012). Balancing hygienization and anaerobic digestion of raw sewage sludge Water Research. 0043-1354 , 46 , 19, pp. 6218 - 6227

 

Gómez-Doñate, M.; Payán, A.; Cortés, I.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muniesa, M (2011). Isolation of bacteriophage host strains of Bacteroides species suitable for tracking sources of animal faecal pollution in water Environmental Microbiology. 1462-2912 , 13 , 6, pp. 1622 - 1631

 

Rubiano, M.E.; Agulló-Barceló, M.; Casas-Mangas, R.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2011). Assessing the effects of tertiary treated wastewater reuse on a Mediterranean River (Llobregat,NE Spain) Part III: Indicators and pathogen Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 0944-1344 , 19 , 4, pp. 1026 - 1032

 

Casanovas-Massana, A.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R (2010). Identification of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in water-bottling plants on the basis of procedures included in ISO 16266:2006 Journal of Microbiological Method. 0167-7012 , 81, pp. 1 - 5

 

Bonjoch, X.; Lucena, F.; Blanch, A.R (2009). The persistence of bifidobacteria populations in a river measured by molecular and culture technique Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 107 , 4, pp. 1178 - 1185

 

Guzman-Luna C; Costan-Longares A; Lucena F; Jofre Joan (2009). Detection of somatic coliphages through a bioluminescence assay measuring phage mediated release of adenylate kinase and adenosine 5'-triphosphate Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 161 , 1, pp. 107 - 113

 

Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F.; Payán, A.; Jofre, J (2008). Minimal requirements for parameters to be used for the development of predictive models for microbial source tracking. The example of the pair somatic coliphages and phages infecting Bacteroide Journal of Environmental Detection. 1941-8604 , 1 , 1, pp. 2 - 21

 

Guzmán C; Mocé-Llivina L; Lucena F; Jofre J (2008). Evaluation of the Escherichia coli host strain (CB390) for the simultaneous detection of somatic and F-specific coliphage Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 74 , 2, pp. 531 - 534

 

Montemayor, M.; Costan, A.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Muñoz, J.; Dalmau, E.; Mujeriego, R.; Sala, L (2008). The combined performance of UV light and chlorine during reclaimed water disinfection Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 57 , 6, pp. 935 - 940

 

Costán-Longares Ana; Montemayor Michel; Payán Andrey; Méndez Javier; Jofre Joan; Mujeriego Rafael; Lucena Francisco (2008). Microbial indicators and pathogens: removal, relationships and predictive capabilities in water reclamation facilitie Water Research. 0043-1354 , 42 , 17, pp. 4439 - 4448

 

A. Costán-Longares; L. Mocé -Llivina; A. Avellón; J. Jofre; F. Lucena (2008). Occurrence and distribution of culturable enteroviruses in wastewater and surface waters of north-eastern Spain Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 105 , 6, pp. 1945 - 1955

 

Blanch, A.R.; Galofre, B.; Lucena, F.; Terradillos, A.; Vilanova, X.; Ribas, F (2007). Characterization of bacterial coliform occurrences in different zones of a drinking water distribution system Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 102 , 3, pp. 711 - 721

 

Guzman, C.; Jofre, J.; Blanch, A.R.; Lucena, F (2007). Development of a feasible method to extract somatic coliphages from sludge, soil and treated biowaste Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 144 , 1-2, pp. 41 - 48

 

Montemayor M; Galofré B; Ribas F; Lucena F (2007). Comparative study between two laser scanning cytometers and epifluorescence microscopy for the detection of Cryptosporidium oocysts in water Cytometry Part A. 1552-4922 , 71 , 3, pp. 163 - 169

 

Guzmán C; Jofre J; Montemayor M; Lucena F (2007). Occurrence and levels of indicators and selected pathogens in different sludges and biosolid Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 103 , 6, pp. 2420 - 2429

 

Lucena, F.; Ribas, F.; Duran, A.E.; Skraber, S.; Gantzer, C.; Campos, C.; Morón, A.; Calderón, E.; Jofre, J (2006). Occurrence of bacterial indicators and bacteriophages infecting enteric bacteria in groundwater in different geographical area Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 101 , 1, pp. 96 - 102

 

Blanch AR; Belanche-Muñoz L; Bonjoch X; Ebdon J; Gantzer C; Lucena F; Ottoson J; Kourtis C; Iversen A; Kühn I; Mocé L; Muniesa M; Schwartzbrod J; Skraber S; Papageorgiou GT; Taylor H; Wallis J; Jofre J (2006). Integrated analysis of established and novel microbial and chemical methods for microbial source tracking Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 72 , 9, pp. 5915 - 5926

 

Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2006). Los bacteriófagos, un instrumento útil en la gestión de la calidad microbiológica del agua regenerada Tecnología del Agua. 0211-8173 , 272, pp. 56 - 68

 

Maite Muniesa; Anicet R. Blanch; Francisco Lucena; Juan Jofre (2005). Bacteriophages may bias outcome of bacterial enrichment culture Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 71 , 8, pp. 4269 - 4275

 

Payan A; Ebdon J; Taylor H; Gantzer C; Ottoson J; Papageorgiou GT; Blanch AR; Lucena F; Jofre J: Muniesa M (2005). Method for isolation of Bacteroides bacteriophage host strains suitable for tracking sources of fecal pollution in water Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 71 , 9, pp. 5659 - 5662

 

Mocé-Llivina, L.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2005). Enteroviruses and bacteriophages in bathing water Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 71 , 11, pp. 6838 - 6844

 

Montemayor, M.; Valero, F.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2005). Occurrence of Cryptosporidium spp. oocysts in raw and treated sewage and river water in north-eastern Spain Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 99 , 6, pp. 1455 - 1462

 

Blanch, A. R.; Belanche-Muñoz, L. B.; Bonjoch, X.; Ebdon, J.; Ganzer, C.; Lucena, F.; Ottoson, J.; Kourtis, C.; Iversen, A.; Kühn, I.; Mocé, L.; Muniesa, M.; Schwartzbrod, J.; Skraber, S.; Papageordiou, G.; Taylor, H.; Wallis, J.; Jofre, J (2004). Tracking the origin of faecal pollution in surface water. An ongoing project within the European Union research programme Journal Of Water And Health. 1477-8920 , 2 , 4, pp. 249 - 260

 

Mendez, J.; Audicana, A.; Isern, A.; Llanez, J.; Moreno, B.; Tarancón, M.L.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2004). Standardised evaluation of the performance of a simple membrane filtration-elution method to concentrate bacteriophages from drinking water Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 117 , 1, pp. 19 - 25

 

Mendez, J.; Audicana, A.; Cancer, M.; Isern, A.; Llanez, J.; Moreno, B.; Navarro, M.; Sesma, B.; Tarancón, M.L.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2004). Desarrollo y validación de una metodología de concentración de bacteriófagos de bacterias entéricas en aguas de bebida Tecnología del Agua. 0211-8173 , 244, pp. 84 - 92

 

Lucena, F.; Duran, A.E.; Moron, A.; Calderon, E.; Campos, C.; Gantzer, C.; Skraber, S.; Jofre, J (2004). Reduction of bacterial indicators and bacteriophages infecting faecal bacteria in primary and secondary wasterwater treatment Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 97, pp. 1069 - 1076

 

Méndez, J.; Audicana, A.; Cáncer, M.; Isern, A.; Llaneza, J.; Moreno, B.; Navarro, M.; Tarancón, M.L.; Valero, F.; Ribas, F.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2004). Drinking water quality assessment using indicator bacteria and bacteriophage Journal Of Water And Health. 1477-8920 , 2 , 3, pp. 201 - 214

 

Moce-Llivina, L.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2004). Double-layer plaque assay for quantification of enteroviruse Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 70 , 5, pp. 2801 - 2805

 

Muniain-Mujika I.; Calvo M.; Lucena F.; Girones R (2003). Comparative analysis of viral pathogens and potential indicators in shellfish International Journal of Food Microbiology. 0168-1605 , 83, pp. 75 - 85

 

Mocé-Llivina, L.; Muniesa, M.; Pimenta-Vale, H.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2003). Survival of bacterial indicator species and bacteriophages after thermal treatment of sludge and sewage Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 69 , 3, pp. 1452 - 1456

 

Duran, A.E.; Muniesa, M.; Mocé-Llivina, L.; Campos, C.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2003). Usefulness of different groups of bacteriophages as model microorganisms for evaluating chlorination Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 95 , 1, pp. 29 - 37

 

Lucena, F.; Mendez, X.; Moron, A.; Calderon, E.; Campos, C.; Guerrero, A.; Cardenas, M.; Gantzer, C.; Shwartzbrood, L.; Skraber, S.; Jofre, J (2003). Occurrence and densities of bacteriophages proposed as indicators and bacterial indicators in river waters from Europe and South America Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 94 , 5, pp. 808 - 815

 

Dellundé, J.; Pina, S.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2002). A fast and sensitive nucleic acid extraction method for the detection of Cryptosporidium by PCR in environmental water sample Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 2 , 3, pp. 95 - 100

 

Muniain-Mujika, I.; Girones, R.; Tofiño-Quesada, G.; Calvo, M.; Lucena, F (2002). Depuration dynamics of viruses in shellfish International Journal of Food Microbiology. 0168-1605 , 77 , 1-2, pp. 125 - 133

 

Mendez, J.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F.; Contreras, N.; Mooijman, K.; Araujo, R (2002). Conservation of phage reference materials and water samples containing bacteriophages of enteric bacteria Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 106, pp. 215 - 224

 

Formiga-Cruz, M.; Allard, A.K.; Condin-Hansson, A-C.; Henshilwood, K.; Hernroth, B.E.; Jofre, J.; Lees, D.N.; Lucena, F.; Papapetropoulou, Rangdale, R.E.; Tsibouxi, A.; Vantarakis, A.; Girones, R (2002). Evaluation of potential indicators of viral contamination in shellfish and their applicability to diverse geographical area Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 69 , 3, pp. 1556 - 1563

 

Durán, A. E.; Muniesa, M.; Méndez, X.; Valero, F.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2002). Removal and inactivation of indicator bacteriophages in fresh water Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 92, pp. 338 - 347

 

Contreras-Coll, N.; Lucena, F.; Mooijman, K.; Havelaar, A.; Pierz, V.; Boque, M.; Gawler, A.; Holler, C.; Lambiri, M.; Mirolo, G.; Moreno, B.; Niemi, M.; Sommer, R.; Valentin, B.; Wiedenmann, A.; Young, V.; Jofre, J (2002). Occurrence and levels of indicator bacteriophages in bathing waters throughout Europe Water Research. 0043-1354 , 36, pp. 4963 - 4974

 

Arza, I.; Mendez, X.; Valero, F.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (2002). Bacteriófagos como microorganismos modelo en los procesos de tratamiento de aguas potable Tecnología del Agua. 0211-8173 , 223, pp. 30 - 37

 

Laura Moce-Llivina, Juan Jofre, Xavier Mendez, DINA Akkelidou, Francisco Lucena, Georgios T. Papageorgiou (2002). Counting cytopathogenic virus adsorbed to cellulose nitrate membrane filters as a simple meted for counting viruses in raw sewage Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 102, pp. 83 - 92

 

Araujo, R.; Muniesa, M.; Mendez, J.; Puig, A.; Queralt, N.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (2001). Optimisation and standardisation of a method for detecting and enumerating bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragili Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 93, pp. 127 - 136

 

Frias, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (2001). Effects of different nutrients on bacterial growth in a pilot distribution system Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 0003-6072 , 80 , 2, pp. 129 - 138

 

Muniain, I.; Girones, R.; Lucena, F (2000). Viral contamination of shellfish: evaluation of methods and analysis of bacteriophages and human viruse Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 89 , 1-2, pp. 109 - 118

 

Papageorgiou, G.T.; Mocé-Llivina, L.; Christodoulou, C.G.; Lucena, F.; Akkelidou, D.; Ioannou, E.; Jofre, J (2000). A simple methodological approach for culturing and identifying culturable viruses adsorbed to cellulose nitrate membrane filter Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 66 , 1, pp. 194 - 198

 

Puig, M.; Pina, S.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Girones, R (2000). Description of a DNA amplification procedure for the detection of bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis HSP40 in environmental sample Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 89 , 1-2, pp. 159 - 166

 

Ribas, F.; Perramon, J.; Terradillos, A.; Frias, J.; Lucena, F (2000). The Pseudomonas group as an indicator of potential regrowth in water distribution system Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 4 , 88, pp. 704 - 710

 

Lasobras, J.; Dellundé, J.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (1999). Occurrence and levels of phages proposed as surrogate indicators of enteric viruses in different types of sludge Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 86, pp. 723 - 729

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1999). Study of the potential relationship between the morphology of infectious somatic coliphages and their persistence in the envrironment Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 87, pp. 402 - 409

 

Muniesa, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1999). Comparative survival of free Shiga toxin 2-encoding phages and Escherichia coli strains outside the gut Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 65 , 12, pp. 5615 - 5618

 

Muniesa, M.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (1999). Ocurrence and numbers of bacteriophages and bacterial indicators in faeces of yellow-legged seagull (Larus cachinnans) Letters in Applied Microbiology. 0266-8254 , 29, pp. 421 - 423

 

Pina, S.; Puig, M.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J.; Gironés, R (1998). Viral Pollution in the Environment and in Shellfish: Human Adenovirus Detection by PCR as an Index of Human Viruse Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 64 , 9, pp. 3376 - 3382

 

Gantzer, C.; Lucena, F.; Schwartzbrod, L.; Jofre, J (1998). Indicateurs de contamination virale du milieu hydrique. Mythe ou réalité Annales de Virologie. , 2, pp. 117 - 125

 

Araujo, R.M.; Puig, A.; Lasobras, J.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Phages of enteric bacteria in freshwater with different levels of faecal pollution Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 82 , 3, pp. 281 - 286

 

Armon, R.; Araujo, R.M.; Kott, Y.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Bacteriophages of enteric bacteria in drinking water, comparison of their distribution in two countrie Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 83, pp. 627 - 633

 

Araujo, R.M.; Lasobras, J.; Puig, A.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Abundance of bacteriophages of enteric bacteria in different freshwaters environment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 35, pp. 125 - 128

 

Lasobras, J.; Muniesa, M.; Frias, J.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Relationship between the morphology of bacteriophages and their persistence in the environment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 35, pp. 129 - 132

 

Vidal, A.; Lucena, F.; Arza, I.; Valero, F.; Jofre, J (1997). Análisis de enterovirus en aguas superficiale Tecnología del Agua. 0211-8173 , 170, pp. 38 - 48

 

Kott, Y.; Ribas, F.; Frias, J.; Lucena, F (1997). Comparison between the evaluation of bacterial regrowth capability in a turbidimeter and biodegradable dissolved organic carbon bioreactor measurements in water Journal of Applied Microbiology. 1364-5072 , 3 , 2, pp. 117 - 125

 

Ribas, F.; Frias, J.; Huguet, J.M.; Lucena, F (1997). Efficiency of various water treatment processes in the removal of biodegradable and refractory organic matter Water Research. 0043-1354 , 31 , 9, pp. 639 - 649

 

Sun, Z.P.; Levi, Y.; Kiene, L.; Dumoutier; Lucena, F (1997). Quantification of bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis in environmental water samples of Seine river Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 0049-6979 , 96, pp. 175 - 183

 

Lucena, F.; Araujo, R.M.; Jofre, J (1996). Usefulness of bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragilis as index organisms of remote fecal pollution Water Research. 0043-1354 , 30 , 11, pp. 2812 - 2816

 

Lucena, F.; Muniesa, M.; Puig, R.; Araujo, R. M.; Jofre, J (1995). Simple concentration method for bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis in drinking water Journal of Virological Method. 0166-0934 , 54, pp. 121 - 130

 

Jofre, J.; Ollé, E.; Lucenca, F.; Ribas, F (1995). Bacteriophage removal in water treatment plant Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 31 , 5-6, pp. 69 - 73

 

Girones, R.; Puig, M.; Allard, A.; Lucenca, F.; Wadell, G.; Jofre, J (1995). Detection of adenovirus and enterovirus by PCR amplification in polluted water Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 31 , 5-6, pp. 351 - 357

 

Jofre, J.; Ollé, E.; Ribas, F.; Vidal, A.; Lucena, F (1995). Potential Usefulness of Bacteriophages that Infect Bacteroides fragilis as Model Organisms for Monitoring Virus Removal in Drinking water treatment Plant Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 61, pp. 3227 - 3231

 

Frias, S.I.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1995). Comparison of methods for the measurement of biodegradable organic carbon and assimilated organic carbon in water Water Research. 0043-1354 , 29, pp. 2785 - 2788

 

Ribas, F.; Frias, J.; Ventura, F.; Mohedano, L.; Lucena, F (1995). Assessment of biological activity and fate of organic compouns in a reactorfor the measurement of the biodegradable organic carbon in water Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 0021-8847 , 79, pp. 558 - 568

 

Girones, R.; Puig M.; Lucena, F.; Allard A.; Wadell G.; Jofre, J (1995). PCR in the detection of viruses in the environment Wiener Mitteilungen. , 128, pp. 93 - 97

 

Jofre, J.; Lasobras, J.; McIntosh, D.; Forcadell, M.; Lucena, F (1995). Coliphages and Bacteroides fragilis phages distribution in mussels growning waters with different levels of faecal pollution Wiener Mitteilungen. , 128 , 2, pp. 19 - 23

 

Lucena, F.; Lasobras, J.; Muñoz, R.; Araujo, R.; Jofre, J (1995). Bacteriophage persistence in the sea environment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 31 , 5-6, pp. 195 - 198

 

Ribas, F.; Araujo, R.; Lucena, F.; Puig, A.; Jofre, J (1995). The use of bacteriophages of Bacteroides fragilis for the monitoring of virus removal in water treatment plant Wiener Mitteilungen. , 128 , 2, pp. 39 - 45

 

Lucena, F.; Lasobras, J.; MacIntosh, D.; Forcadell, M.; Jofre, J (1994). Effect of the distance from the polluting focus on the relative concetrations of Bacteroides fragilis and coliphages in mussel Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 60 , 7, pp. 2272 - 2277

 

Puig, M.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F.; Allard, A.; Wadell, G.; Girones, R (1994). Detection of Adenovirus and Enterovirus in Polluted Waters by Nested PCR Amplification Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 60 , 8, pp. 2963 - 2970

 

Jofre, J.; Lasobras, J.; McIntosh, D.; Lucena, F (1994). Evaluation of viral contamination of shellfish through enumeration of phages Infecting Bacteroides fragilis MAP Technical Reports Series. UNEP-WHO. , 87, pp. 99 - 121

 

Forcadell, Ll.; García, I.; Martínez, G.; Lucena, F (1994). Estudio de la calidad microbiológica de los mejillones del litoral de Badalona y Sant Adriá de Besó Revista Española de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Alimento. , 3, pp. 71 - 74

 

Araujo, R.; Lasobres, J.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1993). Methodological Improvements for the recovery of B. fragilis from environmental sample Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 27, pp. 119 - 122

 

Frías, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1993). Substrate affinity from bacterial strains and distribution water biofilm Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 0021-8847 , 76, pp. 182 - 189

 

Frías, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1993). Critical study of the use of Pseudomonas fluorescens P17 to determine assimilable organic carbon (AOC) Water Research. 0043-1354 , 28, pp. 1463 - 1469

 

Frías, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1992). A method for the measurement of biodegradable organic carbon in water Water Research. 0043-1354 , 26, pp. 255 - 258

 

Frías, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1992). El control del carbono orgánico biodegradable en el proceso de potabilización de agua Revista Tècnica de Medi Ambient (RETEMA). 1130-9881 , pp. 93 - 97

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Diez, J.M.; Gajardo, R.; Blasi, M.; Jofre, J (1991). Waterborne Viruses Associated With a Hepatitis Outbreak Journal American Water Works Association. , 83, pp. 80 - 83

 

Frías, J.; Ribas, F.; Lucena, F (1991). Evolution du carbone organique biodégradable et assimilable dans une filière de traitement de l'eau Technologie Sciences Methode. , 9, pp. 420 - 420

 

Ribas, F.; Frías, J.; Lucena, F (1991). Une nouvelle méthode de détermination du carbone organique biodégradable dissous dans les eaux T.S.M.-L'EAU. , 9, pp. 415 - 415

 

Ribas, F.; Araujo, R.M.; Frias, J.; Huguet, J.M.; Lucena, F (1991). Comparation of different media for the identifaction and quantification of Aeromonas sp. in water Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 0003-6072 , 59, pp. 225 - 281

 

Araujo, R.M.; Parés, R.; Lucena, F (1990). The effect of terrestrial effluents on the incidence of Aeromonas spp. in coastal water Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 0021-8847 , 69, pp. 439 - 444

 

Lucena, F.; Frías, J.; Ribas, F (1990). A new dynamic approach to the determination of biodegradable dissolved organic carbon in water Environmental Technology. 0959-3330 , 12, pp. 343 - 347

 

Blasi, M.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R (1990). Toxicidad ambiental y producción industrial Revista Tècnica de Medi Ambient (RETEMA). 1130-9881 , 5, pp. 71 - 75

 

Jofre, J.; Blasi, M.; Bosch, A.; Lucena, F (1989). Ocurrence of bacteriophages infecting Bacteroides fragilis and other viruses in polluted marine sediment Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 21, pp. 15 - 19

 

Tartera, C.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1989). Human origin of Bacteroides fragilis phages present in the environment Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 0099-2240 , 55, pp. 2696 - 2701

 

Araujo, R.M.; Arribas, R.M.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R (1989). Relation between Aeromonas and faecal coliforms in fresh water Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 0021-8847 , 67, pp. 213 - 217

 

Schwartzbrod, L.; Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Girones, R.; Beril, C.; Jofre, J (1989). Recovery of solid-associated virus: evaluation of different procedure Zentralblatt für Hygiene und Umweltmedizin. 0934-8859 , 188, pp. 559 - 565

 

Parés, R.; Araujo, R.M.; Arribas, R.M.; Lucena, F (1989). Distribution of mesophilic aeromonads in temperate aquatic habitats-relationship with faecal indicator Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 21 , 3, pp. 247 - 250

 

Izquierdo, J.; Lucena, F.; Homs, J.; Mejias, J.J (1989). Estructuración y desarrollo de un programa de control de las características sanitarias de los alimento Revista Española de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Alimento. , 10, pp. 39 - 42

 

Tartera, C.; Jofre, J.; Lucena, F (1988). Relationship between numbers of enteroviruses and bacteriphages infecting 'Bacteroides fragilis' in different environmental sample Environmental Technology Letter. , 9, pp. 407 - 410

 

Lucena, F.; Bosch, A.; Ripoll, J.; Jofre, J (1988). Fecal pollution in Llobregat river: inter-relationship of viral, bacterial and physicochemical parameter Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 0049-6979 , 39, pp. 15 - 25

 

Arribas, R.A.; Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R (1988). Survey of viral pollution in Duero river (Spain): Ocurrence of natural inactivation phenomena Environment International. 0160-4120 , 14, pp. 37 - 41

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Girones, R.; Jofre, J (1988). Ocurrence of enteroviruses in deep marine sediment Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 0008-4166 , 34 , 7, pp. 921 - 924

 

Schwartzbrod, L.; Lucena, F.; Bosch, A.; Schwartzbrod, J (1988). Micro-organismes, eau de mer et sédiments: Etude du site de Barcelone Océani. , 14, pp. 51 - 59

 

Alsina, M.; Lucena, F (1988). Evaluación de medios para sulfito reductore Revista Española de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Alimento. , 5, pp. 63 - 67

 

Alsina, M.; Blasi, M.; Lucena, F (1988). Comparación de los medios OPSP y SPS en el aislamiento y enumeración de Clostridium perfringen Revista Española de Microbiología Clínica. 0213-4829 , 3 , 3, pp. 190 - 193

 

Schwartzbrod, J.; Lucena, F.; Bosch, A.; Beril, C.; Schwartzbord, L (1987). Influence des eaux continentales et des eaux usées sur la contamination microbiologique des sédiments marin Journal Française d'Hydrologie. , 18 , 2, pp. 141 - 156

 

Lucena, F.; Schwrtabrod, L.; Bosch, A (1986). The effect of a mass polyomyelitis vaccination progam on the occurrence of enterovirus in seawater Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie Mikrobiologie und Hygiene Serie B-Umwelthygiene Krankenhaushy. , B183, pp. 67 - 69

 

Jofre, J.; Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Girones, R.; Tartera, C (1986). Evaluation of bacteriophages active against Bacteroides fragilis as indicators of the virological quality of water Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 18 , 10, pp. 167 - 173

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Jofre, J (1986). Fate of human enteric viruses (rotaviruses and enteroviruses) in sewage after primary sedimentation Water Science and Technology. 0273-1223 , 18, pp. 47 - 52

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Gironés, R.; Jofre, J (1986). Survey of viral pollution in Besos river (Barcelona) Journal-Water Pollution Control Federation. , 58 , 1, pp. 87 - 91

 

Lucena, F.; Bosch, A.; Jofre, J.; Schwartzbrod, L (1985). Identification of viruses isolated from sewage, riverwater and costal seawater in Barcelona Water Research. 0043-1354 , 19, pp. 1237 - 1239

 

Schwartzbrod, L.; Finance, C.; Aymard, M.; Brigaud, M.; Lucena, F (1985). Recovery of Reoviruses from tap water Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie Mikrobiologie und Hygiene Serie B-Umwelthygiene Krankenhaushy. , 181 , 1, pp. 383 - 389

 

Izquierdo, J.; Grifol, F.; Lucena, F (1984). Campaña de control microbiologico-sanitaria de los helados. Relacio nes entre manipulador y puesto de venta R.T.Hig.Al. , 154, pp. 29 - 31

 

Grifol, F.; Lucena, F.; Izquierdo, J.; Serra, A (1984). Variaciones de los niveles de contaminación por particulas sediment ables en Badalona (1974-1983) Gaceta Sanitaria. 0213-9111 , 2, pp. 71 - 74

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R.; Jofre, J (1984). Compensation of cyclophosphamide immunosuppression by a bacterial immunostimulant (Broncho-Vaxom) in mice Journal of Immunopharmacology. , 6 , 4, pp. 323 - 338

 

Lucena, F.; Bosch, A.; Girones, R.; Jofre, J (1983). Virus entèrics a aigües urbano-industrial Treballs de la Societat Catalana de Biologia. 0212-3037 , 35, pp. 71 - 79

 

Izquierdo, J.; Grifol, F.; Lucena, F (1983). Evolucion de la contaminacion bacteriana de origen fecal en el litor al de Badalona Gaceta Sanitaria. 0213-9111 , 10, pp. 147 - 150

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R.; Jofre, J (1983). Bacterial immunostimulant (Broncho-Vaxom) versus Levamisole on the humoral immunoresponse in mice Journal of Immunopharmacology. , 5, pp. 107 - 116

 

Lucena, F.; Financé, M.; Sancho, J.; Jofre, J.; Schwarzbrod, L (1982). Viral pollution determination of superficial waters (river water and sea water from the urban area of Barcelona Water Research. 0043-1354 , 16, pp. 173 - 177

 

Finance, C.; Brigaud, M.; Lucena, F.; Aymard, M.; Bosch, A.; Schwartzbrod, L (1982). Viral pollution of seawater at Barcelona Zentralblatt für Bakteriologie Mikrobiologie und Hygiene Serie B-Umwelthygiene Krankenhaushy. , B176, pp. 530 - 536

 

Finance, C.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R.; Brigaud, F.; Aymard, M.; Schwartzbrod, L (1982). Etude quantitative et qualitative de la pollution virale de l'eau de mer à Barcelone Rev. Française Sciences de l'Eau. , 1, pp. 139 - 149

 

Bosch, A.; Lucena, F.; Parés, R.; Jofre, J (1981). Animal experiments on the compensation of the immunosuppressive action of cyclophosphamide by a bacterial derivate (Broncho-Vaxom) Immunobiology. 0171-2985 , 160, pp. 9 - 10

 

Joret, J. C.; Block, J.C.; Lucena, F.; Schwartzbrod, L.; Hugues, B.; Plisier, M (1980). Virus concentration from secondary wastewater: Comparative study bet ween epoxy fiberglass and glass power European Journal of Applied Microbiology. , 10, pp. 245 - 252

 

Parés, R.; Lucena, F.; Schwartzbrod, L (1980). La contaminación viral de las aguas superficiales del area metropol itana de Barcelona Bol. Inf. Med. Amb. , 13, pp. 85 - 90

 

Schwartzbrod, L.; Lucena, F.; Finance, C (1979). Etude quantitative de la population virale dans l'affluent et l'eff luent d'une station d'épuration d'eaux résiduaire J. Fr. d'Hidro. , 10, pp. 7 - 20

 

Schwartzbrod, L.; Lucena, F (1978). Concentration des enterovirus dans les eaux par adsorption sur poudr e de verres: Proposition d'un appareillage simplifié Microbia. , 4 , 1, pp. 55 - 66