Volume 13, Issue 2, 2005

Original article

Treatment of acute otitis media in paediatrics: a meta-analysis
Esposito Silvano, Novelli Andrea, Noviello Silvana

Postnatal follow-up of infants born to mothers with certain Toxoplasma gondii infection: evaluation of prenatal management
Di Carlo Paola, Mazzola Angela, Romano Amelia, Schimmenti Maria Gabriella, Colicchia Paola, Bellipanni Piero, Titone Lucina

Prevalence of antibodies to HHV-8 in the general population and in individuals at risk for sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in Catania, Eastern Sicily.
Larocca Licia, Leto Daniela, Celesta Benedetto Maurizio, Maccarrone Santo, Mazza Carmelo, Cacopardo Bruno, Nigro Luciano

Hepatitis B virus DNA quantitation and detection of core promoter, precore and polymerase mutations in chronic hepatitis B: evaluation and clinical usefulness of three new commercial assays.
Zampino Rosa, Marrone Aldo, Finnström Niklas, Eriksson Therese, Törmänen Vuokko, Hedrum Anders, Attanasio Vittorio, Rosario Pietro, Utili Riccardo, Ruggiero Giuseppe

In vitro activity of fosfomycin in combination with vancomycin or teicoplanin against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from device-associated infections unresponsive to glycopeptide therapy
Pistella Eleonora, Falcone Marco, Baiocchi Pia, Pompeo Maria Elena, Perciaccante Antonio, Penni Adrio, Venditti Mario

Prevalence and risk factors for bacteriuria in patients with cirrhosis
Amato Anna, Precone Davide Ferdinando, Carannante Novella, Brancaccio Giuseppina, Stornaiuolo Gianfranca, Galante Domenico, Gaeta Giovanni Battista

Case report

Linezolid in the treatment of severe central nervous system infections resistant to recommended antimicrobial compounds
Sabbatani Sergio, Manfredi Roberto, Frank Giorgio, Chiodo Francesco

A case of ophthalmomyiasis: description and diagnosis
Crotti Daniele, D'Annibale Maria Letizia, Ricci Angela

Cutaneous myiasis from Cordylobia anthropophaga in a traveller returning from Senegal: a case study
Fusco Francesco Maria, Nardiello Salvatore, Brancaccio Giuseppina, Rossiello Raffaele, Gaeta Giovanni Battista

The Infections in the History of Medicine

The fight against tuberculosis and developments in public health from 1890 to 1930 in Italy
Sabbatani Sergio