Volume 16, Issue 2, 2008

Review

Skin and soft tissue infections: current therapeutic options
Esposito Silvano, Noviello Silvana, Leone Sebastiano

Original article

Status of influenza vaccination in patients presenting to two neighborhood primary health care clinics in Antalya
Oncel Selma, Turhan Ozge, Hasan Polat, Nevzat Ata

Association between raised IL-8 serum levels and resistance to combined peg-interferon + ribavirin therapy in HCV+ active chronic hepatitis
Cacopardo Bruno, Nigro Luciano, Nunnari Giuseppe, La Medica Giuseppe, Cappellani Alessandro, Palermo Filippo, Cappello Elisa, Russo Rosario

Low bone mineral density in institutionalized patients with HIV and psychiatric co-morbidity
De Socio Giuseppe, Fabbriciani Gianluigi, Fanelli Luca, Leli Christian, Callarelli Laura, Scarponi Anna Maria

Case report

Inguinal lymphadenopathy due to Bartonella henselae
Mancino Paola, Ucciferri Claudio, Falasca Katia, Racciatti Delia, Di Girolamo Arturo, Vecchiet Jacopo, Pizzigallo. Eligio

Linezolid therapy for the treatment of nocardial infection: report of a case and review of the literature
Falcone Marco, Pompeo Maria Elena, Fabi Flavia, Venditti Mario

Immune thrombocytopenic purpura as a complication of Bartonella henselae infection
Palumbo Emilio, Sodini Federica, Boscarelli Giuseppe, Nasca Giuseppina, Branchi Maurizio, Pellegrini Guido

Reports on nine cases of spondylodiscitis
Romano Amelia, Giordano Salvatore, Abbagnato Luisa, Scarlata Francesco, Miceli Silvana, Scaglione Vincenzo, Odierna Antonio, Politi Francesca, Pepe Alessio, Agostara Biagio

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Physicians and philosophers tackling Cupid’s disease: combating syphilis in the 18th century
Sabbatani Sergio