Hepatitis A

pdf A. Sabrià, J. Gregori, D. Garcia-Cehic, S. Guix, T. Pumarola, S. Manzanares-Laya, J. Caylà, A. Bosch, J. Quer & R.M. Pintó. Evidence for positive selection of hepatitis A virus antigenicvariants in vaccinated men-having-sex-with men patients: implications forimmunization policies. EBioMedicine, 2019, 39: 348-357.

J.A. Lowther, A. Bosch, S. Butot, J. Ollivier, D. Mäde, S.A. Rutjes, G. Hardouing, B. Lombard, P. In’t Veld, & A. Leclerc. Validation of ISO method 15216 part 1 – Quantification of hepatitis A virus and norovirus in food matrices. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 2019, 288: 82-90.

pdf A. Bosch, E. Gkogka, F.S. Le Guyader, F. Loisy-Hamon, A. Lee, L. van Lieshout, B. Marthi, M. Myrmel, A. Sansom, A.C. Schultz, A. Winkler, S. Zuber & T. Phister. Foodborne viruses: Detection, risk assessment, and control options in food processing. International Journal of Food Microbiology,2018, 285: 110-128.

N. Cook, I. Bertrand, C. Gantzer, R.M. Pintó & A. Bosch. Persistence of Hepatitis A Virus in Fresh Produce and Production Environments, and the Effect of Disinfection Procedures: A Review. Food and Environmental Virology, 2018, 10: 253-262.

R.M. Pintó, F.J. Pérez-Rodríguez, L. D’Andrea, M. de Castellarnau, S. Guix & A. Bosch. Hepatitis A Virus Codon Usage: Implications for Translation Kinetics and Capsid Folding. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Medicine, 2018, 8: 71-81.

J. Quer, F. Rodríguez-Frias, J. Gregori, D. Tabernero, D. García-Cehic, M. Homs, A. Bosch, R.M. Pintó, J.I. Esteban, E. Domingo & C. Perales. Deep sequencing in the management of hepatitis virus infections. Virus Research, 2017, 239: 115-125.

pdf F.J. Pérez-Rodríguez, L. D’Andrea, M. de Castellarnau, M.I. Costafreda, S. Guix, E. Ribes, J. Quer, J. Gregori, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Improving virus production through quasispecies genomic selection and molecular breeding. Scientific Reports, 2016, 3: 35962.

N. Fuster, R.M. Pintó, C. Fuentes, N. Beguiristain, A. Bosch & S. Guix. Propidium monoazide RTqPCR assays for the assessment of hepatitis A inactivation and for a better estimation of the health risk of contaminated waters. Water Research, 2016, 15: 226-232.

A. Bosch, R.M. Pintó & S. Guix. Foodborne viruses. Current opinion in Food Science, 2016, 8: 110-119.

pdf L. D’Andrea, F.J. Pérez-Rodríguez, M. de Castellarnau, S. Manzanares, J. Lite, S. Guix, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Hepatitis A Virus Genotype Distribution during a Decade of Universal Vaccination of Preadolescents. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2015, 16: 6842-6854.

pdf L. D’Andrea, F.J. Pérez-Rodríguez, M.I. Costafreda, N. Beguiristain, C. Fuentes, T. Aymerich, S. Guix, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Molecular basis of the behavior of hepatitis A virus exposed to high hydrostatic pressure. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2014, 80: 6499–6505.

pdf M.I. Costafreda, F. Pérez-Rodríguez, L. D’Andrea, S. Guix, E. Ribes, A. Franch, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Hepatitis A virus adaptation to cellular shutoff is driven by dynamic adjustments of codon usage and results in the selection of populations with altered capsids. , Journal of Virology 2014, 88:5029-5041.

pdf M.I. Costafreda, E. Ribes, A. Franch, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. A single mutation in the glycophorin A binding site of hepatitis A virus enhances virus clearance from the blood and results in a lower fitness variant. Journal of Virology, 2012, 86: 7887-7895.

pdf R.M. Pinto, L. D’Andrea, F. J. Perez-Rodriguez, M. I. Costafreda, E. Ribes, S. Guix, & A. Bosch. Hepatitis A virus evolution and the potential emergence of new variants escaping the presently available vaccines. Future Microbiology, 2012, 7: 331-346.

pdf C. Tortajada, P. de Olalla, E. Diez, R. Pinto, A. Bosch, U. Perez, M. Sanz, J. Cayla & S. W. Group. Hepatitis A among men who have sex with men in Barcelona, 1989-2010: insufficient control and need for new approaches. BMC Infectious Diseases , 2012, 12:11. (doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-11)

pdf U. Pérez-Sautu, M.I. Costafreda, J. Lite, R. Sala, I. Barrabeig, A. Bosch& R.M. Pintó. Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis A virus infections in Catalonia, Spain, 2005–2009: Circulation of newly emerging strains. Journal of Clinical Virology, 2011, 52: 98– 102.

pdf L. D’Andrea, R.M. Pintó, A. Bosch, H. Musto & J. Cristina. A detailed comparative analysis on the overall codon usage patterns in hepatitis A virus.Virus Research, 2011, 157: 19-24.

pdf U. Pérez-Sautu, M.I. Costafreda, J. Caylà, C. Tortajada, J. Lite, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Hepatitis A virus vaccine escape variants and potential new serotype emergence. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2011, 17: 734-737.

pdf pdf Ll. Aragonès, S. Guix, E. Ribes, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Fine-Tuning Translation Kinetics Selection as the Driving Force of Codon Usage Bias in the Hepatitis A Virus Capsid. PLoS Pathogens, 2010, 6(3): e1000797.

pdf R.M. Pintó, M.I. Costafreda & A. Bosch. Risk assessment in shellfish-borne outbreaks of hepatitis A. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2009, 75: 7350–7355.

pdf C. Tortajada, P. G. de Olalla, R. M. Pinto, A. Bosch & J. Caylà. Outbreak of hepatitis A among men who have sex with men in Barcelona, Spain, September 2008 – March 2009. Eurosurveillance, 2009;14(15). Available online: http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=19175

pdf Ll. Aragonès, A. Bosch  & R.M. Pintó. Hepatitis A virus mutant spectra under the selective pressure of monoclonal antibodies: codon usage constraints limit capsid variability. Journal of Virology, 2008, 82: 1688–1700.

J. Quer, M. Martell, F. Rodriguez, A. Bosch, R. Jardi, M. Buti & J. I. Esteban. The impact of rapid evolution of hepatitis viruses. In “Origin and evolution of viruses”, 2n edition, E. Domingo, R. Webster & J. J. Holland (Eds). Academic Press, New York, 2008, pp 303349, ISBN-13: 978-0-12-220360-2.

pdf R.M. Pintó, Ll. Aragonès, M.I. Costafreda, E. Ribes & A. Bosch. Codon usage and replicative strategies of hepatitis A virus (Review article). Virus Research, 2007, 127: 158-163.

pdf R.M. Pintó, D. Alegre,  A. Dominguez, W.M. El-Senousy, G. Sánchez, C. Villena, M. I. Costafreda, LL. Aragonès & A. Bosch. Epidemiology of hepatitis A virus in urban sewage from two Mediterranean countries. Epidemiology and Infection, 2007, 135: 270–273.

R. M. Pintó and J.C. Sáiz. Enteric hepatitis viruses. In “Perspectives in Medical Virology. Human Viruses in Water” A. Bosch (Ed.). Elsevier. 2007, pp 39-67.

G. Sánchez, R.M. Pintó, M.I. Costafreda, L. Aragonès, F.X. Abad &. A. Bosch. Hepatitis A virus: New insights on a well known shellfish-borne viral pathogen. In “Molluscan Shellfish Safety”, K. Henshilwood, et. al, (Eds.), 2006. The Marine Institute, Rinville, Granmore, Galway, Ireland,pp 307-311, ISBN 1-902895-33-9.

pdf G. Sánchez, L. Aragonès, M.I. Costafreda, E. Ribes, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Capsid region involved in the hepatitis A virus binding to the glycophorin A of the erythrocyte membrane. Journal of Virology, 2004, 78: 9807-9813.

pdf G. Sánchez, C. Villena, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Molecular detection and typing of hepatitis A virus. In “Methods in Public Health Microbiology”, Chapter 5, Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey 2004, pp 103-114.

pdf G. Sánchez, R.M. Pintó & A. Bosch. A novel CD4+ T-helper lymphocyte epitope in the VP3 protein of the Hepatitis A virus. Journal of Medical Virology 2004, 72: 525-532.

pdf R. Gabrieli, G. Sánchez, A. Macaluso, F. Cenko, S. Bino, L. Palombi, E. Buonuomo, R.M. Pinto, A. Bosch & Maurizio Divizia. Hepatitis in Albanian children: molecular analysis of hepatitis A virus isolates. Journal of Medical Virology 2004, 72: 533-537.

pdf G. Sánchez, A. Bosch, G. Gómez-Mariano, E. Domingo & R.M. Pintó. Evidence for quasispecies distributions in the human hepatitis A virus genome. Virology 2003, 315: 34-42.

pdf G. Sánchez, A. Bosch & R.M. Pintó. Genome variability and capsid structural constraints of hepatitis A virus. Journal of Virology. 2003, 77: 452-459.

pdf G. Sánchez, S. Caballero, S. Guix, A. Bosch, & R.M. Pintó. Antigenic hepatitis A structures may be produced in E. coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2003, 69: 1840-1843.

pdf G. Sánchez, R.M. Pintó, H. Vanaclocha & A. Bosch. Molecular characterization of hepatitis A virus isolates from a transcontinental shellfishborne outbreak. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2002, 40: 4148-4155.

pdf R.M Pintó, S. Guix, J.F. González-Dankaart, S. Caballero, G. Sánchez, K.J. Guo, E. Ribes & A. Bosch. Hepatitis A virus polyprotein processing by Escherichia coli proteases. The Journal of General Virology, 2002, 83: 359-368.