Volume 25, Issue 1, 2017

Review

Predictive value of fever following arthroplasty in diagnosing an early infection
Ascione Tiziana, Balato Giovanni, Boccia Giovanni, De Caro Francesco

Original article

Influence of socio-economic inequality measured by the Gini coefficient on meningitis incidence caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Haemophilus influenzae in Colombia, 2008-2011
Acevedo-Mendoza Wilmer F., Buitrago Gómez Diana Paola, Atehortua-Otero Miguel Angel, Páez Miguel Angel, Jiménez-Rincón Manuela, Lagos-Grisales Guillermo J., Rodríguez-Morales Alfonso J.

Predominance of Clostridium difficile 027 during a five-year period in Bolzano, Northern Italy
Aschbacher Richard, Indra Alexander, Wiedermann Christian J., March Albert, Giacon Bruno, Mian Peter, Bombonato Mirella, Kaneppele Angelika, Sansone Stefano, Burth Johanna, Felici Alessandro, Ebner Franziska, Passler Werner, Lerchner Renelda M., Vedovelli Claudio, Spoladore Greta, Binazzi Raffaella, Pagani Leonardo, Moroder Ludwig, Larcher Clara, Pagani Elisabetta

The prevalence and resistance patterns of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a tertiary care hospital in Kosovo
Lila Greta, Mulliqi-Osmani Gjyle, Bajrami Rrezarta, Kurti Arsim, Azizi Elvir, Raka Lul

Molecular characterization and antibiotic susceptibility of Haemophilus influenzae clinical isolates
Kılıç Hüseyin, Akyol Selcan, Parkan Ömür Mustafa, Dinç Gökçen, Sav Hafize, Aydemir Gonca

A change for the antibacterial treatment policy to decrease carbapenem consumption at a haematopoietic stem cell transplantation centre
Metan Gökhan, Kaynar Leylagül, Yozgat Nuran, Elmalı Ferhan, Kürkçüoğlu, Cemile Altay , Alp Emine, Çetin Mustafa

Utility of the Aspergillus galactomannan antigen testing for neutropenic paediatric patients
Sav Hafize, Atalay Mustafa Altay, Koc Ayse Nedret, Unal Ekrem, Demir Gonca, Zararsız Gokmen

Pharmacogenomic influence on sepsis outcome in critically ill patients
Allegra Sarah, Fatiguso Giovanna, Baietto Lorena, Corcione Silvia, Favata Fabio, Ariaudo Alessandra, Pagani Nicole, Ranieri Vito Marco, De Rosa Francesco Giuseppe, Di Perri Giovanni, D Avolio Antonio

Comparison of IIF, ELISA and IgG avidity tests for the detection of anti-Toxoplasma antibodies in single serum sample from pregnant women
Naghili Behrouz, Abbasalizadeh Shamsi, Tabrizi Shahin, Rajaii Mehranghiz, Akramiyan Masoumeh, Alikhah Hossein, Naghavi-Behzad Mohammad, Piri Reza, Karkon-Shayan Farid, Tehrani-Ghadim Sepideh

Infectious diseases among foreign prisoners: results of a hospital-based management model in Palermo
Prestileo Tullio, Spicola Daria, Di Loremzo Francesco, Delle Nogare Ernesto Renato, Sanfilippo Adriana, Ficalora Antonio, Corrao Salvatore

Suicidal behaviour in HIV-infected patients in Greece
Paparizos Vassilios, Triantafyllopoulou Ioanna, Kourkounti Sofia, Retsas Theodoros, Paparizou Eleni, Antoniou Christina

Case report

First report of Kocuria marina bloodstream infection unrelated to a central venous catheter: a mini-review on an emerging and under-recognized opportunistic pathogen
Pulcrano Giovanna, Balzaretti Michela, Grosini Alessia, Piacentini Vincenzo, Poddighe Dimitri

From soil to blood: first human case of Sphingobacterium hotanense bacteraemia
Kroumova Vesselina, Rossati Antonella, Bargiacchi Olivia, Garavelli Pietro Luigi, Camaggi Anna, Caroppo Simona, Andreoni Stefano

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Wartime infections and tragedies at the beginning of the 20th century in the Eastern part of Turkey
Karagöz Ergenekon, Turhan Vedat, Hatipoğlu Mustafa, Ozkuzugudenli Bulent

Letters to the editor

Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus, another re-emerging arbovirus: a literature review of worldwide research
Ortiz-Martínez Yeimer, Vega-Useche Leonel, Villamil-Gómez Wilmer E., Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J.

Tuberculin skin test and/or interferon gamma release assay: is it still time to debate?
Sanduzzi Alessandro, Marchetiello Ilaria, Bocchino Marialuisa, Boccia Giovanni, De Caro Francesco

Escherichia coli, a "symbiosis masquerade"
Tsoucalas Gregory, Sgantzos Markos