Volume 20, Issue 1, 2012

Review

Plasmodium knowlesi: from Malaysia, a novel health care threat
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio, Manfredi Roberto

Original article

Cytomegalovirus infection in immunocompetent patients. Clinical and immunological considerations
Colomba Claudia, Lalicata Francesco, Siracusa Lucia, Saporito Laura, Di Bona Danilo, Giammanco Giovanni, De Grazia Simona, Titone Lucina,

Diagnostic sensitivity of QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube and tuberculin skin test in active tuberculosis: influence of immunocompromission and radiological extent of disease
Guglielmetti Lorenzo, Conti Michela, Cazzadori Angelo, Lo Cascio Giuliana, Sorrentino Annarita, Concia Ercole

Study on in vitro susceptibility of Candida spp. isolated from blood culture
Grandesso Stefano, Sapino Barbara, Mazzucato Sandra, Solinas Maria, Bedin Maria, D’Angelo Monica, Gion Massimo

Liver biopsy in chronic hepatitis C: the experience of 15 Italian wards of infectious diseases
Sagnelli Evangelista, Sagnelli Caterina, Pisaturo Maria Antonietta, Coppola Nicola, Pasquale Giuseppe, Piccinino Felice

Social and demographic determinants in the prescription of systemic antibiotics
Álvarez Montserrat, Pastor Enrique, María José

Case report

Use of direct renin inhibitor in an HIV positive subject
Ucciferri Claudio, Brescini Lucia, Staffolania Silvia, Falasca Katia, Cirioni Oscar, Giacometti Andrea, Vecchiet Jacopo

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Hepatitis: a longstanding companion in human history
Craxì Lucia

From miasmas to germs: a historical approach to theories of infectious disease transmission
Karamanou Marianna, Panayiotakopoulos George, Tsoucalas Gregory, Kousoulis Antonis A., Androutsos George