Verdict for Brian.
Citing commissioner Aurwel Morgan will decide if the offence, which saw O'Driscoll sent to the sin-bin on the half-hour mark, warrants further action.
It is likely to be the iconic centre's last game and coach Declan Kidney said: "Brian has had a strong Six Nations. He's earned the time to make up his own mind on his future."
The Italians led 9-6 at the break and extended their lead through Gio Venditti's converted try.
Paddy Jackson landed three penalties but Luciano Orquera's brace of penalties gave Italy two wins in the Championship.
SIN-BINNED J Irish ace O'Driscoll