Volume 18, Issue 3, 2010

Original article

Community-acquired pneumonia: a budget impact model
Giusti Massimo, Bamfi Francesco, Perrone Francesco, Pitrelli Andrea, Pippo Lara, Giuliani Luigi

Prevalence of intestinal parasitosis in Reggio Emilia (Italy) during 2009
Guidetti Carlotta, Ricci Lidia, Vecchia Luigi

Study on in-vitro susceptibility of ESBL-positive Escherichia coli isolated from urine specimens
Grandesso Stefano, Sapino Barbara, Mazzucato Sandra, Alessandrini Roberta, Solinas Maria, Gion Massimo

Clinical, virological and epidemiological aspects of acute B hepatitis in the Catania area (Italy)
Scalia Guido, Russo Raffaela, Palermo Ilenia, Gussio Maria, Bellissimo Francesco, Fatuzzo Filippo, Montineri Arturo, Patamia Ildebrando, Costanzo Maria, Zappalà Daniela, Russo Rosario, Cacopardo Bruno

Hepatitis C and immigration: a multicentre study
Scotto Gaetano, Armignacco Orlando, Starnini Giulio, Francavilla Ruggiero, Foti Giuseppe, Portelli Vincenzo, Mazzeo Maurizio, Minerva Nicola, Carretta Vito, Lo Muzio Lorenzo, Fazio Vincenzina

Case report

Aural myiasis in an infant
Casanova-Román Manuel, Sánchez-Legaza Elena, Sánchez-Porto Antonio, Murga Carlos

Coexistent cervical spine fusion and thoracic disc herniations with acute myelitis
dos Santos Vitorino Modesto, Rocha de Sá Diana Aristótelis, Nascimento Cavalcanti de Oliveira Érika Renata, dos Santos Barcelos Maria, Silva Paz Bruno César, Andrade Loana Márquez

Intrathecal colistin for treatment of multidrug resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa after neurosurgical ventriculitis
Baiocchi Marco, Catena Vincenzo, Zago Stefano, Badolati Luigi, Baccarin Monica

Neurological impairment and arthritis in an immunocompetent child with human parvovirus B19 chronic infection
Bozzola Elena, Krzysztofiak Andrzej, Cortis Eisabetta

The Infections in the History of Medicine

The plague of the Philistines and other pestilences in the Ancient World: exploring relations between the religious-literary tradition, artistic evidence and scientific proof
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio

Letters to the editor

Necrotizing soft-tissue infections in a general hospital
Sanchez-Porto Antonio, Martin-Gomez Manuel, Casanova-Roman Manuel, Casas-Ciria Javier, Nacle Belen

Chloramphenicol and rifampin may be the only options against Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. A tale of a colonized bladder device in a patient with myelofibrosis
Savini Vincenzo, Catavitello Chiara, D’Aloisio Marianna, Balbinot Andrea, Astolfi Daniela, Masciarelli Gioviana, Pompilio Arianna, Di Bonaventura Giovanni, D’Antonio Domenico

Whipple’s disease in an AIDS patient with Kaposi’s sarcoma. Report of a case
Bargiacchi Olivia, Salerno Anna Maria, Brondolo Roberta, Rizzo Giovanni, Brustia Diego, Garavalli Pietro Luigi