Volume 24, Issue 3, 2016

Review

Latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI): a real host defence or a permanent threat?
Sanduzzi Alessandro, Ponticiello Antonio, Bocchino Marialuisa, Perna Francesco, Vatrella Alessandro

Innovations in the field of fungal biofilms: looking for new targets and new chemical compounds
Furlanetto Costanza, Merluzzi Sonia, Palcic Stefano

Original article

Antimicrobial susceptibility against penicillin, ampicillin and vancomycin of viridans group Streptococcus in oral microbiota of patients at risk of infective endocarditis
Süzük Serap, Kaşkatepe Banu, Çetin Mustafa

Report of data on children with non-typhi Salmonella gastroenteritis in a three-year period
Küçük Öznur , Biçer Suat, Uğraş Meltem, Çöl Defne, Giray Tuba, Çiler Erdağ Gülay , Gürol Yeşim, Yılmaz Gülden, Yalvaç Zerrin, Vitrinel Ayça, Kaspar Çiğdem

Risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonisation or infection in intensive care units and their reliability for predicting MRSA on ICU admission
Callejo-Torre Fernando, Eiros Bouza Jose Maria, Olaechea Astigarraga Pedro, Coma Del Corral Maria Jesus, Martínez Mercedes Palomar, Alvarez-Lerma Francisco, López-Pueyo Maria Jesús, Study Group and ENVIN–HELICS

Streptococcus agalactiae: prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in vaginal and rectal swabs in Italian pregnant women
Matani Chiara, Trezzi Michele, Matteini Alice, Catalani Carlotta, Messeri Daniela, Catalani Corrado

Identification of aminoglycoside resistance genes by Triplex PCR in Enterococcus spp. isolated from ICUs
Mirnejad Reza, Sajjadi Nikta, Zavaryani Sara Masoumi, Piranfar Vahhab, Hajihosseini Maryam, Roshanfekr Maliheh

Case report

A family cluster of hepatitis A virus due to an uncommon IA strain circulating in Campania (southern Italy), not associated with raw shellfish or berries: a wake-up call to implement vaccination against hepatitis A?
Tosone Grazia, Mascolo Silvia, Bruni Roberto, Taffon Stefania, Equestre Michele, Tosti Maria Elena, Ciccaglione Anna Rita, Martucci Fiorella, Liberti Alfonso, Iannece Maria Donata, Orlando Raffaele

Atypical clinical presentation of meningococcal meningitis: a case report
Izzo Ilaria, Pileri Paola, Merello Maria, Gnesin Paolo, Cogi Enrico, Aggiusti Carlo, Giacomelli Laura, Ettori Stefano, Colombini Paolo, Collidà Andrea

Postnatal cytomegalovirus infection in an infant with congenital thrombocytopenia: how it can support or mislead the diagnosis of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome
Poddighe Dimitri, Comi Elena Virginia, Nedbal Marco, Soresina Annarosa, Bruni Paola

Recurrent complicated urinary tract infection due to rare pathogen Sphingomonas paucimobilis: contamination or real deal?
Demir Tulin, Dadali Mumtaz

HIV positive patient with HSV-2 encephalitis: case report
Pagliano Pasquale, Ascione Tiziana, Carleo Maria Aurora, Boccia Giovanni, De Caro Francesco, Tortora Fabio

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Zika virus infection: Challenge
Wiwanitkit Viroj

Daniel Mollière (1848-1890), the French anatomist and surgeon, and his encounters with nosocomial infections in the operating theatre
Tsoucalas Gregory, Laios Konstantinos, Karamanou Marianna, Sgantzos Markos, Androutsos George