Volume 29, Issue 1, 2021

Review

COVID-19-associated coagulopathy: a concise review on pathogenesis and clinical implications
Memar Montazerin Sahar, Najafi Homa, Shojaei Fahimehalsadat, Chi Gerald, Goudarzi Sogand, Sharfaei Sadaf, Kahe Farima, Hassanzadeh Shakiba

Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 is the dominant route of transmission: droplets and aerosols
Rabaan Ali A., Al-Ahmed Shamsah H., Al-Malkey Maysaa K., Alsubki Roua A., Ezzikouri Sayeh, Al-Hababi Fadel Hassan, Sah Ranjit, AlMutair Abbas, Alhumaid Saad, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A., Al-Omari Awad, Alhumaid Saad, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A., Al-Omari Awad, Al-Qaaneh Ayman M. , Al-Qahtani Manaf Al-Qahtani, Tirupathi Raghavendra, Al Hamad Mohammad A. , Al-baghli Nadira A. , Sulaiman Tarek , Alsubait Arwa , Mehta Rachana , Abass Elfadil , Alawi Maha , Alshahrani Fatimah Alshahrani, Shrestha Dhan Bahadur , Karobari Mohmed Isaqali , Pecho-Silva Samuel , Arteaga-Livias Kovy, Bonilla Aldana D. Katterine , Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J.

COVID-19 pandemic: from origins to outcomes. A comprehensive review of viral pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnostic evaluation, and management
Ochani Rohan Kumar, Asad Ameema, Yasmin Farah, Shaikh Shehryar, Khalid Hiba, Batra Simran, Sohail Muhammad Rizwan, Mahmood Syed Faisal, Ochani Rajkumar, Hussham Arshad Mohammad, Kumar Arjan, Surani Salim

Original article

Alopecia and severity of COVID-19: a cross-sectional study in Peru
Salazar Arenas Miguel Ángel, Muñoz del Carpio-Toia Agueda, Aybar Galdos Johan, Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J.

Role of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte, lymphocyte-to-monocyte and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratios as predictors of disease severity in COVID-19 patients
Kalabin Aleksandr, Mani Vishnu Raj Kumar, Valdivieso Sebastian Cristobal, Donaldson Brian

Psychological distress during the initial stage of the COVID-19 pandemic in an Italian population living with HIV: an online survey
Delle Donne Valentina, Ciccarelli Nicoletta, Massaroni Valentina, Lombardi Francesca, Lamonica Silvia, Borghetti Alberto, Fabbiani Massimiliano, Cauda Roberto, Di Giambenedetto Simona

Clinical profile and treatment outcomes of patients with brucellosis: a hospital-based cohort study from Southern India
Pericherla Sindhu, Gupta Nitin, Saravu Kavitha

Diagnostic and infection control strategies for Clostridioides difficile infections in a setting of high antimicrobial resistance prevalence
Bertolino Lorenzo, Patauner Fabian, Gagliardi Massimo, D’Amico Fabiana, Crivaro Valeria, Bernardo Mariano, Scherillo Isabella, Bellitti Filomena, Cusano Caterina, Greco Rita, Panetta Vittorio, Durante Adriana, Di Caterino Alfonsina, Frieri Angelo, Cioffi Grazia, Nappo Maria, Corrado Mariano, Lanzieri Michele, Sabatini Paola, Bettelli Roberto, dello Russo Rita, Taddeo Maria Luisa, Petrone Rosalba, Di Sevo Maria Giovanna, Iannuzzo Mariateresa, Iervolino Mario, Buonocore Raffaella, D’Agostino Federica, Gambardella Michele, De Martino Antonio, Spagnuolo Silvano, Savarese Marina, Sole Sabina, Russo Carmela, Agozzino Erminia, Galdiero Massimiliano, Martino Rosa, Calemma Rosa, Sciambra Antonio, Aprea Cristina, Colaccio Diego, Di Guida Pasquale, Venditti Michele, Montella Emma, Guerriero Francesco, Perrotta Rita, Di Filippo Umberto, Pizza Angelo, Di Fronzo Antonietta, Lombardi Anna, Capuano Luigi, De Stefano Andrea, Mastropietro Angela, Mastro Matilde, Loffreda Romolo, Maccarone Luigi, Di Tora Amelia, Oto Savino, Tammaro Carminantonio, Mondelli Antonio Claudio, Ruocco Maria, Ferraro Biagio, Petrosino Alfonso, Presta SilviaS.A., Durante Mangoni Emanuele

Rapid identification of non-tuberculous mycobacteria with MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
Oliva Ester, Arosio Marco, Mazzola Ester, Mascheroni Miriam, Cerro Annarosa, Cuntrò Marina, Vailati Francesca, Cavallini Marco, Farina Claudio

A study of group B streptococcus in pregnant women in Lebanon: prevalence, risk factors, vaginal flora and antimicrobial susceptibility
Alfouzan Wadha, Gaddar Nahed, Dhar Rita, Rabaan Ali A.

Prevalence of respiratory viruses by Multiplex PCR: a four-and-a-half year retrospective study in an Italian general hospital
Leli Christian, Di Matteo Luigi, Gotta Franca, Vay Daria, Piceghello Andrea, Cornaglia Elisa, Cavallo Valeria, Busso Simone, Carrabba Laura, Mazzeo Roberta, Rocchetti Andrea

Prophylactic letermovir decreases cytomegalovirus reactivation after stem cell transplantation: a single-center real-world evidence study
Serio Bianca, Giudice Valentina, Guariglia Roberto, Fontana Raffaele, Pezzullo Luca, Martorelli Maria Carmen, Ferrara Idalucia, Mettivier Laura, D’Addona Matteo, Vaccaro Emilia, Langella Maddalena, Selleri Carmine

Case report

The importance of anamnesis in differential diagnosis: a case of SARS-CoV-2 and dengue virus co-infection
Giacomelli Andrea, Pagani Gabriele, Covizzi Alice, Antinori Spinello, Cattaneo Dario, Gervasoni Cristina

A case series of vestibular symptoms in positive or suspected COVID-19 patients
Malayala Srikrishna Varun, Mohan Gisha, Vasireddy Deepa, Atluri Paavani

Clinical use of BCG and its complications: a case series
Colomba Claudia, Rubino Raffaella, Mantia Gabriele, Guida Marascia Federica, Abbott Michelle, Gizzi Andrea, Anastasia Antonio, Palermo Gabriele, Tolomeo Manlio, Cascio Antonio

Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative post-neurosurgical meningitis and the role of intraventricular colistin: a case series
Iaria Chiara, Giammalva Giuseppe Roberto, Spicola Daria, Fimognari Anna Maria, Imburgia Claudia, Di Lorenzo Francesco, Ficalora Antonio, Sanfilippo Adriana, Mazzarese Vincenzo, Scafidi Antonio, Cimò Francesco, Capodicasa Antonio, Marsala Grazia Laura, Saporito Antonella, Di Bernardo Francesca, Iacopino Domenico Gerardo, Fiorenza Vito

A case of Corynebacterium striatum endocarditis successfully treated with an early switch to oral antimicrobial therapy
Biscarini Simona, Colaneri Marta, Mariani Bianca, Chiara Teresa, Bruno Raffaele, Seminari Elena

The Infections in the History of Medicine

The plague which hit the city of Bologna in the year 1630
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio, Manfredi Roberto

The Greek physician and politician Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776–1831) and the plague of 1828 in Greece
Tsoucalas Gregory, Michaleas Spyros N., Karamanou Marianna

Letters to the editor

Finnish sauna and COVID-19
Kunutsor Setor K., Lavie Carl J., Laukkanen Jari A.

Determinants of SARS-COV-2 seroconversion in a cohort of recovered patients
Ciccullo Arturo, Tosato Matteo, Borghetti Alberto, Moschese Davide, Fantoni Massimo, Di Giambenedetto Simona, Landi Francesco,

COVID-19 vaccine: Challenges in developing countries and India’s initiatives
Chakraborty Chiranjib, Ranjan Sharma Ashish, Bhattacharya Manojit, Lee Sang-Soo, Agoramoorthy Govindasamy