Maluquer de Motes, Carlos, Hundesa, A., Almeida, F. C., Bofill-Mas, S., & Girones, R.. 2011. Isolation of a novel monkey adenovirus reveals a new phylogenetic clade in the evolutionary history of simian adenoviruses. Virology Journal, 8, 125.
Guerrero-Latorre, L., Carratala, A., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Calgua, B., Hundesa, A., & Girones, R.. 2011. Occurrence of water-borne enteric viruses in two settlements based in Eastern Chad: analysis of hepatitis E virus, hepatitis A virus and human adenovirus in water sources. Journal of Water and Health, 9(3), 515-24.
Cantalupo, P. G., Calgua, B., Zhao, G., Hundesa, A., Wier, A. D., Katz, J. P., … Pipas, J. M.. 2011. Raw sewage harbors diverse viral populations. mBio, 2(5), e00180–11–e00180–11.
Bofill-Mas, S. S., Hundesa, A., Calgua, B., Rusiñol, M., Maluquer de Motes, C., Girones, R., & de Motes, C. M.. 2011. Cost-effective method for microbial source tracking using specific human and animal viruses. Journal of Visualized Experiments, 5(58), 5-9.
Aly, L., Yousef, S., Schippling, S., Jelcic, I., Breiden, P., Matschke, J., Martin, R.. 2011. Central role of JC virus-specific CD4+ lymphocytes in progressive multi-focal leucoencephalopathy-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome. Brain, 134, 2687-2702.
Rodriguez-Manzano, Jesus, Miagostovich, M., Hundesa, A., Clemente-Casares, P., Carratala, A., Buti, M., Girones, R.. 2010. Analysis of the evolution in the circulation of HAV and HEV in eastern Spain by testing urban sewage samples. Journal of Water and Health, 8(2), 346-54.
Hundesa, Ayalkibet, Bofill-Mas, S., Maluquer de Motes, C., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Bach, A., Casas, M., & Girones, R.. 2010. Development of a quantitative PCR assay for the quantitation of bovine polyomavirus as a microbial source-tracking tool. Journal of Virological Methods, 163(2), 385-389.
Girones, R., Ferrús, M. A., Alonso, J. L., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Calgua, B., Corrêa, A. de A., … Bofill-mas, S.. 2010. Molecular detection of pathogens in water--the pros and cons of molecular techniques. Water Research, 44(15), 4325-4339.
Fumian, T. M., Guimarães, F. R., Pereira Vaz, B. J., da Silva, M. T. T., Muylaert, F. F., Bofill-Mas, S., Miagostovich, M. P. 2010. Molecular detection, quantification and characterization of human polyomavirus JC from waste water in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Journal of Water and Health, 8(3), 438–445.
Buti, M., Dominguez, A., Plans, P., Jardí, R., Rodriguez-Frias, F., Gironés, R., … Plasencia, A.. 2010. Infrequent detection of hepatitis E virus RNA in pregnant women with hepatitis E virus antibodies in Spain. Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver, 30(10), 1549-1551.
Bofill-Mas, Sílvia, Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Calgua, B., Carratala, A., & Girones, R.. 2010. Newly described human polyomaviruses Merkel cell, KI and WU are present in urban sewage and may represent potential environmental contaminants. Virology Journal, 7, 141.
Clemente-Casares, P., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., & Girones, R.. 2009. Hepatitis E virus genotype 3 and sporadically also genotype 1 circulate in the population of Catalonia, Spain. Journal of Water and Health, 7(4), 664-673.
Loh, J., Zhao, G., Presti, R. M., Holtz, L. R., Finkbeiner, S. R., Droit, L., … Virgin, H. W.. 2009. Detection of novel sequences related to african Swine Fever virus in human serum and sewage. Journal of Virology, 83(24), 13019-13025.
Hundesa, A, Maluquer de Motes, C., Albinana-Gimenez, N., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Bofill-Mas, S., Suñen, E., & Rosina Girones, R.. 2009. Development of a qPCR assay for the quantification of porcine adenoviruses as an MST tool for swine fecal contamination in the environment. Journal of Virological Methods, 158(1-2), 130-135.
Holtz, L. R., Finkbeiner, S. R., Zhao, G., Kirkwood, C. D., Girones, R., Pipas, J. M., & Wang, D.. 2009. Klassevirus 1, a previously undescribed member of the family Picornaviridae, is globally widespread. Virology Journal, 6, 86.
Albinana-Gimenez, N., Miagostovich, M. P., Calgua, B., Huguet, J. M., Matia, L., & Girones, R.. 2009. Analysis of adenoviruses and polyomaviruses quantified by qPCR as indicators of water quality in source and drinking-water treatment plants. Water Research, 43(7), 2011-2019.
Albinana-Gimenez N, Clemente-Casares P, Calgua B, Huguet JM, Courtois S, G. R., Albinana-Gimenez, N., Clemente-Casares, P., Calgua, B., Huguet, J. M., Courtois, S., & Girones, R.. 2009. Comparison of methods for concentrating human adenoviruses, polyomavirus JC and noroviruses in source waters and drinking water using quantitative PCR. Journal of Virological Methods., 158(1-2), 104-109.
Maluquer de Motes, Carlos, Grassi, J., Simon, S., Herva, M. E., Torres, J. M., Pumarola, M., & Girones, R.. 2008. Excretion of BSE and scrapie prions in stools from murine models. Veterinary Microbiology, 131(1-2), 205-211.
Maluquer de Motes, C, Simon, S., Grassi, J., Torres, J. M., Pumarola, M., & Girones, R.. 2008. Assessing the presence of BSE and scrapie in slaughterhouse wastewater. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 105(5), 1649-1657.
Maluquer de Motes, C, Cano, M. J., Torres, J. M., Pumarola, M., & Girones, R.. 2008. Detection and survival of prion agents in aquatic environments. Water research, 42(10-11), 2465–72.
Calgua, B, Mengewein, A., Grunert, A., Bofill-Mas, S., Clemente-Casares, P., Hundesa, A., … Girones, R.. 2008. Development and application of a one-step low cost procedure to concentrate viruses from seawater samples. Journal of Virological Methods, 153(2), 79-83.
Hundesa, Ayalkibet, Maluquer de Motes, C., Bofill-Mas, S., Albinana-Gimenez, N., & Girones, R.. 2006. Identification of human and animal adenoviruses and polyomaviruses for determination of sources of fecal contamination in the environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72(12), 7886-7893.
Bofill-Mas, S., Albinana-Gimenez, N., Clemente-Casares, P., Hundesa, A., Rodriguez-Manzano, J., Allard, A., Girones, R.. 2006. Quantification and stability of human adenoviruses and polyomavirus JCPyV in wastewater matrices. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72(12), 7894-7896.
Albinana-Gimenez, N., Clemente-Casares, P., Bofill-Mas, S., Hundesa, A., Ribas, F., Girones, R.. 2006. Distribution of human polyomaviruses, adenoviruses, and hepatitis E virus in the environment and in a drinking-water treatment plant. Environmental Science & Technology, 40(23), 7416-7422.
Formiga-Cruz, M., Hundesa, A., Clemente-Casares, P., Albiñana-Gimenez, N., Allard, A., & Girones, R.. 2005. Nested multiplex PCR assay for detection of human enteric viruses in shellfish and sewage. Journal of Virological Methods, 125(2), 111-118.
Clemente-Casares, P., Albiñana-Giménez, N., Girones Llop, R., Bofill-Mas, S., Maluquer de Motes Porta, C., & Hundesa Gonfa, A.. 2005. Efectos sobre la salud de la contaminación de agua y alimentos por virus emergentes humanos. Revista Española de Salud Pública.
Brion, Gail, Viswanathan, C., Neelakantan, T. R., Lingireddy, S., Girones, R., Lees, D., … Vantarakis, A.. 2005. Artificial neural network prediction of viruses in shellfish. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71(9), 5244–5253.
Maluquer de Motes, Carlos, Clemente-Casares, P., Hundesa, A., Martín, M., & Girones, R.. 2004. etection of bovine and porcine adenoviruses for tracing the source of fecal contamination. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70(3), 1448-1454.
Buti, M., Clemente-Casares, P., Jardi, R., Formiga-Cruz, M., Schaper, M., Valdes, A., … Girones, R.. 2004. Sporadic cases of acute autochthonous hepatitis E in Spain. Journal of Hepatology, 41(1), 126-131.
Brion, G., Lingeriddy, S., Neelakantan, T. R., Wang, M., Girones, R., Lees, D., … Vantarakis, A.. 2004. Probing Norwalk-like virus presence in shellfish, using artificial neural networks. Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 50(1), 125-129.
Bofill-Mas, S., Albiñana-Giménez, N., Pipkin, P. A., Minor, P. D., & Girones, R.. 2004. Isolation of SV40 from the environment of a colony of cynomolgus monkeys naturally infected with the virus. Virology, 330(1), 1-7.
Banks, M., Heath, G. S., Grierson, S. S., King, D. P., Gresham, A., Girones, R., … Harrison, T. J.. 2004. Evidence for the presence of hepatitis E virus in pigs in the United Kingdom. The Veterinary Record, 154(8), 223-277.
Bofill-Mas, S. & Girones, R.. 2003. Role of the environment in the transmission of JC virus. Journal of Neurovirology, 9 Suppl 1, 54-58.
Formiga-Cruz, M., Allard, A. K., Conden-Hansson, A.-C., Henshilwood, K., Hernroth, B. E., Jofre, J., Girones, R.. 2003. Evaluation of potential indicators of viral contamination in shellfish and their applicability to diverse geographical areas. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69(3), 1556-1563.
Clemente-Casares, P., Pina, S., Buti, M., Jardi, R., MartIn, M., Bofill-Mas, S., & Girones, R.. 2003. Hepatitis E virus epidemiology in industrialized countries. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 9(4), 448-454.
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, 83(1), 75-85.
Bofill-Mas, S., Clemente-Casares, P., Major, E. O., Curfman, B., & Girones, R.. 2003. Analysis of the excreted JC virus strains and their potential oral transmission. Journal of Neurovirology, 9(4), 498-507.
Muniain-Mujika, I., Girones, R., Tofiño-Quesada, G., Calvo, M., & Lucena, F.. 2002. Depuration dynamics of viruses in shellfish. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 77(1-2), 125-133.
Hernroth, B. E., Conden-Hansson, A.-C., Rehnstam-Holm, A.-S., Girones, R., & Allard, A. K.. 2002. Environmental factors influencing human viral pathogens and their potential indicator organisms in the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis: the first Scandinavian report. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 68(9), 4523-4533.
Formiga-Cruz, M, Tofiño-Quesada, G., Bofill-Mas, S., Lees, D. N., Henshilwood, K., Allard, A. K., Girones, R.. 2002. Distribution of human virus contamination in shellfish from different growing areas in Greece, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 68, 5990-5998.
Bofill-Mas, S, Formiga-Cruz, M., Clemente-Casares, P., Calafell, F., Girones, R.. 2001. Potential transmission of human polyomaviruses through the gastrointestinal tract after exposure to virions or viral DNA. Journal of Virology, 75(21), 10290-10299.
Agostini, H. T., Deckhut, A., Jobes, D. V, Girones, R., Schlunck, G., Prost, M. G., … Stoner, G. L.. 2001. Genotypes of JC virus in East, Central and Southwest Europe. The Journal of General Virology, 82(Pt 5), 1221-1331.
Bofill-Mas, S, & Girones, R.. 2001. Excretion and transmission of JCV in human populations. Journal of Neurovirology, 7(4), 345-349.
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 samples. Journal of Virological Methods, 89(1-2), 159-166.
Bofill-Mas, S, Pina, S., & Girones, R.. 2000. Documenting the epidemiologic patterns of polyomaviruses in human populations by studying their presence in urban sewage. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 66(1), 238-245.
Muniain-Mujika, I., Girones, R., & Lucena, F.. 2000. Viral contamination of shellfish: evaluation of methods and analysis of bacteriophages and human viruses. Journal of Virological Methods, 89(1-2), 109-118.
Pina, S., Buti, M., Cotrina, M., Piella, J., & Girones, R.. 2000. HEV identified in serum from humans with acute hepatitis and in sewage of animal origin in Spain. Journal of Hepatology, 33(5), 826-833.
Puig, M., Jofre, J., & Girones, R.. 2000. Detection of phages infecting Bacteroides fragilis HSP40 using a specific DNA probe. Journal of Virological Methods, 88(2), 163-173.
Pina, S., Jofre, J., Emerson, S. U., Purcell, R. H., & Girones, R.. 1998. Characterization of a strain of infectious hepatitis E virus isolated from sewage in an area where hepatitis E is not endemic. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 64(11), 4485-4488.
Pina, S., Puig, M., Lucena, F., Jofre, J., & Girones, R.. 1998. Viral pollution in the environment and in shellfish: human adenovirus detection by PCR as an index of human viruses. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 64(9), 3376-3382.
Viruses from large-volume water samples

We have recently published our work on the evaluation of a virus concentration method based on ultrafiltration and wet foam elution for studying viruses from large-volume water samples as a open acces paper:

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