Volume 25, Issue 4, 2017

Review

Update on the main MDR pathogens: prevalence and treatment options
Esposito Silvano, De Simone Giuseppe

Original article

Efficacy of loading dose of colistin in Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia
Alp Emine, Eren Esma, Elay Gülseren, Cevahir Fatma, Esmaoğlu Aliye, Rello Jordi

Blood-Brain Barrier and Intrathecal Immune Response in patients with neuroinfections
Valkov Trifon, Hristova Julieta, Tcherveniakova Tatiana, Svinarov Dobrin

Prevalence of zoonotic and non-zoonotic genotypes of Giardia intestinalis in cats: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Ramírez-Ocampo Sebastián, Cotte-Alzate, Juan David, Escobedo Ángel A., Rodríguez-Morales Alfonso J,

Hepatitis A, B, C and HIV seroprevalence among Syrian refugee children admitted to outpatient clinics
Köse Şükran, Ödemiş İlker, Çelik Didem, Gireniz Tatar Bengü, Akbulut İlkay, Yılmaz Çiftdoğan Dilek

Outbreak of severe Hepatitis A in Eastern Piedmont, Italy
Rossati Antonella, Bargiacchi Olivia, Kroumova Vesselina, Nebbiolo Claudio, Grazia Maria, Pratillo Sonia, Garavelli Pietro Luigi,

Symptomatic congenital Cytomegalovirus deafness: the impact of a six-week course of antiviral treatment on hearing improvement
Mazzaferri Fulvia, Cordioli Maddalena, Conti Michela, Storato Silvia, Be Giorgia, Biban Paolo, Concia Ercole, Merighi Mara

Prevalence of class 1 integrons and plasmid-mediated qnr-genes among Enterobacter isolates obtained from hospitalized patients in Ahvaz, Iran
Amin Mansour, Dibachi Solmaz, Shahin Mojtaba

Case report

Granulated sugar for adjuvant treatment of surgical wound infection due to multi-drug-resistant pathogens in a child with sarcoma: a case report and literature review
Naselli Aldo, Accame Laura, Buffa Piero, Loy Anna, Bandettini Roberto, Garaventa Alberto, Della Ornella, Castagnola Elio

A case of invasive infection caused by a highly virulent strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae displaying hypermucoviscosity in a patient with hepatic involvement without liver abscess
Scapaticci Margherita, Biscaro Marta, Burelli Francesco, Cadamuro Lucio, Biscaro Renzo, Bartolini Andrea

Miliary pulmonary infection after BCG intravesical instillation: a rare, misdiagnosed and mistreated complication
Calleris Giorgio, Marra Giancarlo, Corcione Silvia, Oderda Marco, Cardellino Chiara, Audagnotto Sabrina, Frea Bruno, De Rosa Francesco Giuseppe, Gontero Paolo

Rothia mucilaginosa bacteraemia in an immunocompetent paediatric patient: a new pathogen to take into account. A case report
Luque-Pérez Silvia, Cobos-Carrascosa Elena, Guarino-Narváez Jessica, Fernández-Puentes Verónica, M. Eiros José, Sánchez-Porto Antonio

A case of Candida septic arthritis with rice body formation in a 2-month-old infant
d’Aleo Francesco, Bonanno Roberta, Midiri Angelina, Mancuso Giuseppe, Cordaro Stefania, Warm Amiel, Verduci Elisa, Beninati Concetta, Biondo Carmelo

Toenail onychomycosis by Trichophyton rubrum and concurrent infestation with Tyrophagus putrescentiae
Fabrizi Valentina, Zacconi Ivana, Principato Mario, Pesca Cristina, Cruciani Deborah, Crotti Silvia, Papini Manuela

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Italian prisoners with tuberculosis in the early nineteenth century: the experience in the Pianosa prison hospital
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio, Manfredi Roberto

Preventing syphilis in the 16th century: the distinguished Italian anatomist Gabriele Falloppio (1523-1562) and the invention of the condom
Tsaraklis Athanasios, Karamanou Marianna, Androutsos George, Skandalakis Panagiotis, Venieratos Dionysios