Volume 24, Issue 4, 2016

Review

The 2009 influenza A virus - subtype H1N1 pandemic, a glance from Greece
Tsoucalas Gregory, Sgantzos Markos

Visceral leishmaniasis in immunocompromised: diagnostic and therapeutic approach and evaluation of the recently released IDSA guidelines
Pagliano Pasquale, Ascione Tiziana, Di Flumeri Giusy, Boccia Giovanni, De Caro Francesco

Original article

Genotypic analysis of HCV 1a by sequencing of the NS3 proteasic region in simeprevir therapy candidates
Liberti Alfonso, Raddi Adriana, Cuomo Nunzia

Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate monotherapy maintains HBV suppression achieved by a “de novo” combination of lamivudine-adefovir: a pilot study
Ruggiero Giuseppe, Marrone Aldo, Rainone Ilaria, Boemio Adriana, Adinolfi Luigi Elio, Pasquale Giuseppe, Rinaldi Luca, Guerrera Barbara, Andreana Lorenzo, Zampino Rosa

Comparison of the Elecsys HBsAg II Assay and the Architect Assay for Quantification of hepatitis B surface antigen in patients with chronic hepatitis B
Karagoz Ergenekon, Selek Mehmet Burak, Tanoglu Alpaslan, Hatipoglu Mustafa, Ulçay Asım, Turhan Vedat

Does antimicrobial usage before meningitis lead to a higher risk of adult postsurgical Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis than that of Enterobacteriaceae meningitis?
Demiraslan Hayati, Ulutabanca Halil, Ercal Baris Derya, Metan Gokhan, Alp Emine

Are municipal solid waste collectors at increased risk of Hepatitis A Virus infection? A Greek cross-sectional study
Rachiotis George, Tsovili Eva, Papagiannis Dimitrios, Markaki Adelais, Hadjichristodoulou Christos

Performance of real-time PCR Xpert ®MTB/RIF in diagnosing extrapulmonary tuberculosis
Mazzola Ester, Arosio Marco, Nava Alice, Fanti Diana, Gesu Giovanni, Farina Claudio

Reduced wound infection in colorectal resection by using a wound auto-retractor
Arenal Juan J., Martínez Agustín, Maderuelo María V., Tinoco Claudia, Benito César, Citores Miguel A., Eiros José M.

Extended-Spectrum Beta Lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among the pediatric population: who is at risk and why? Results from a single-centre prospective study
Calitri Carmelina, Scolfaro Carlo, Colombo Sara, De Intinis Gianfranco, Carraro Francesca, Garazzino Silvia, Tovo Pier-Angelo,

Comparison of quinolone and β-lactam resistance among Escherichia coli strains isolated from urinary tract infections
Tayebi Zahra, Heidari Hamid, Kazemian Hossein, Ghafoori Seyed Mohammad, Boroumandi Shahram, Houri Hamidreza

Zinc sulphate for acute bronchiolitis: A double-blind placebo-controlled trial
Mahyar Abolfazl, Ayazi Parviz, Ahmadi Negin Khoshbakht, Pour Nikoo Sara Talebi, Hamzehloo Samaneh, Taremiha Alireza, Yazdi Zohreh, Esmaeily Shiva

Case report

Tuberculous pericarditis: a case report
Denk Affan, Kobat Mehmet Ali, Balin Safak Ozer, Kara Sumeyye Selim, Dogdu Orhan

Four cases with Kawasaki disease and viral infection: aetiology or association?
Giray Tuba, Biçer Suat, Küçük Öznur , Çöl Defne, Yalvaç Zerrin, Gürol Yeşim, Yılmaz Gülden, Saç Ahmet, Moğol Yiğit

Pulmonary and Vertebral Mycobacterium avium Disease in a HIV-negative 71-year-old Man – A Case Report
Stjepanović Mihailo I., Pešut Dragica P., Lešić Aleksandar R., Stević Ruža S.

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Hospital management in patients with Dengue: what challenges do we face in Latin America?
Torres-Roman Junior Smith, Díaz-Vélez Cristian, Bazalar-Palacios Janina, Helguero-Santin Luis Miguel

Dental worm disease
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio