Volume 27, Issue 1, 2019

Review

Co-infection HBV and malaria: a striking association
Scotto Gaetano, Fazio Vincenzina, Lo Muzio Lorenzo

Original article

Triple combination therapy with high-dose ampicillin/sulbactam, high-dose tigecycline and colistin in the treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by pan-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: a case series study
Assimakopoulos Stelios F., Karamouzos Vassilis, Lefkaditi Aikaterini, Sklavou Christina, Kolonitsiou Fevronia, Christofidou Mirto, Fligou Fotini, Gogos Charalambos, Marangos Markos

Trends in Klebsiella pneumoniae strains isolated from the bloodstream in a teaching hospital in southern Italy
Del Prete Raffaele, Ronga Luigi, Addati Grazia, Magrone Raffaella, Abbasciano Angela, Decimo Marilù, Mosca Adriana, Miragliotta Giuseppe

Molecular characterization of multidrug and extensive drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Iran
Kazemian Hossien, Kardan-Yamchi Jalil, Mosavari Nader, Mehdi Feizabadi Mohammad

Hepatitis C screening in the Emergency Department of a large hospital in southern Italy: results of a pilot study
Gentile Ivan, Pinchera Biagio, Viceconte Giulio, Crispo Manuel, Simeone Davide, Scotto Riccardo, Zappulo Emanuela, Maraolo Alberto Enrico, Paladino Fiorella, Tortora Raffaella, Di Costanzo Giovanni Giuseppe, Buonomo Antonio Riccardo, Borgia Guglielmo

Risk of professional accidental exposure to biological agents in health care workers: a retrospective analysis carried out in a southern Italian tertiary hospital
Bianco Vincenzo, Spera Anna Maria, Maraolo Alberto Enrico, Parente Serena, Donno Davide, Schiano Moriello Nicola, Tosone Grazia

Alexithymia in HIV, HCV and coinfections
Cappabianca Andrea, Vitale Margherita, Madonia Simona, Spera Annamaria, Boffa Nicola, Masullo Alfonso, Santoro Renato

Prevalence and predictors of malignancies in HIV patients: results of a retrospective multicentric Italian cohort
Mazzotta Elena, Riccardi Niccolò, Tontodonati Monica, Gabrielli Chiara, Mazzocato Susanna, Mazzetti Marcello, Falasca Katia, Vecchiet Jacopo, Barchiesi Francesco, Francisi Daniela, Siri Giacomo, Cenderello Giovanni, Parruti Giustino

Efficacy of 5-nitroimidazole compounds for giardiasis in Cuban children: systematic review and meta-analysis
Escobedo Angel A., Almirall Pedro, González-Fraile Eduardo, Ballesteros Javier

Human fascioliasis in nomads: A population-based serosurvey in southwest Iran
Zoghi Sina, Emami Mehdi, Shahriarirad Sepehr, Vahedi Razieh, Cheraghi Mohammad Reza, Zamiri Bardia, Arefkhah Nasir, Ghorbani Fariba, Sarkari Bahador

Case report

Pseudomonas aeruginosa severe skin infection in a toddler with X-linked agammaglobulinemia due to a novel BTK mutation
Riccardi Niccolò, Rotulo Gioacchino Andrea, Favilli Federica, Loy Anna, Moratto Daniele, Giliani Silvia, Mesini Alessio, Romanini Maria Victoria, Volpi Stefano, Moscatelli Andrea, Castagnola Elio

Primary non-typhoidal Salmonella infection presenting as a splenic abscess in a healthy adolescent male
Manzar Nabeel, Almuqamam Mohamed, Kaushik Kunal, Dahabra Loai, Falcone Mariana, Rimareva Natalia, Pierre Louisdon, Adeyinka Adebayo

Rothia mucilaginosa bacteremia in end-stage renal disease and solid organ transplant: the need for raised awareness
Bejjanki Harini, Koratala Abhilash

Primary gastrointestinal aspergillosis: a case report and literature review
Ceylan Bahadır, Yılmaz Mesut, Beköz Hüseyin Saffet, Ramadan Saime, Akan Gülhan Ertan, Mert Ali

A case of Trichosporon asahii urinary tract infection in a frail elderly patient
Acampora Nicola, Frizza Alessandro, Brau Fabrizio, Torelli Riccardo, Vella Antonietta, De Carolis Elena, Fantoni Massimo

HHV6-related mild encephalopathy with reversible splenial lesion (MERS) presenting with urinary and fecal retention in an Italian adolescent
Cursi Laura, Boccuzzi Elena, Lancella Laura, Longo Daniela, Figà Talamanca Lorenzo, Bozzola Elena, Villani Alberto

Switch to rilpivirine improves diabetes in an elderly HIV-positive patient
Ucciferri Claudio, Di Rosa Zaira, Vignale Francesca, Vecchiet Jacopo, Falasca Katia

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Piero Sepulcri (1899-1980) and malaria eradication in Veneto
Lazzarini Luca, Giordani Maria Teresa, Manfrin Vinicio

Letters to the editor

Visceral leishmaniasis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus from Colombia, Latin America
Villamil-Gómez Wilmer E., Calderón-Gomezcaseres Álvaro, Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J.

Emergence of a highly resistant typhoid strain: a new global health challenge
Fatima Khunsha, Shabbir Osama, Ochani Rohan Kumar