Volume 28, Issue 1, 2020

Review

History is repeating itself, a probable zoonotic spillover as a cause of an epidemic: the case of 2019 novel Coronavirus
Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J., Bonilla-Aldana D. Katterine, Balbin-Ramon, Graciela Josefina, Rabaan Ali A., Sah Ranjit, Paniz-Mondolfi Alberto, Pagliano Pasquale, Esposito Silvano

Serum Procalcitonin as an adjunct in diagnosing prosthetic joint infection in total knee replacement and total hip replacement
Dhyana Fransiska, Mumith Aadil, Saeed Kordo

Management of acute febrile diseases in limited resource settings: a case-based approach
Gupta Nitin, Nischal Neeraj

HIV policy in Italy and recommendations across the HIV care continuum
Galli Massimo, Borderi Marco, Viale Pierluigi

Original article

Usefulness of infection biomarkers for diagnosing bacteremia in patients with a sepsis code in the emergency department
Varela-Patiño María, López-Izquierdo Raúl, Velayos-García Paula, Álvarez-Manzanares Jesús, Ramos-Sánchez Carmen, Carbajosa-Rodríguez Virginia, Martín-Rodríguez Francisco, Eiros Jose Maria,

Effectiveness of procalcitonin-guided antibiotic therapy to shorten treatment duration in critically-ill patients with bloodstream infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Robati Anaraki Mahmoud, Nouri-Vaskeh Masoud, Abdoli Oskouie Shahram

Correlation between biofilm formation and antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: a meta-analysis
Hadadi-Fishani Mehdi, Khaledi Azad, Fatemi-Nasab Zahra Sadat

Yield and clinical impact of blood cultures in patients admitted to an internal medicine ward
Fortini Alberto, Faraone Antonio, Bettucchi Michael, Poggi Alice, Filetti Simona, Boccadori Costanza, Sbaragli Serena

Antibiotic resistance patterns and prevalence of class I, II and III Integrons among clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae
Delarampour Abasali, Ghalehnoo Zahra Rashk, Khademi Farzad, Vaez Hamid

Influenza vaccine acceptance by healthcare workers in Saudi Arabia: A questionnaire-based analysis
Rabaan Ali A., Wyse Richard, Al-Tawfiq Jaffar A., Alahmed Shamsah H., Aljeldah, Mohammed M., Bazzi Ali M., Asseri Abdullah M., Binjomah, Abdulwahab Z., Haque Shafiul

Case report

An isolated testicular tuberculosis mimicking testicular cancer in north-central Nigeria
Agbo Christian A., Lawal Mudashiru, Jibrin Dalhatu, Enjugu Jephthah Esla

First case report of tuberculous meningitis secondary to endometrial tuberculosis following a clandestine abortion.
Rodriguez Edinson Dante Meregildo, Villegas Chiroque Miguel, Rodríguez Llanos Juan Roberto, Sánchez Carrillo Halbert Christian, Vilchez Rivera Stalin, Delgado Sánchez Marcela Cecilia

Atypical progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in a kidney transplant recipient with improving symptoms after immunocompetence recovery
Bruno Giorgia, Miele Giuseppina, Abbadessa Gianmarco, Di Pietro Andrea, Russo Camilla, Negro Alberto, Bonavita Simona, Puoti Gianfranco


İnce Nevin, Kilinçel Özge, Demirel-Güğül Tuğba, Tanişman Işilay, Altun Gülşah

Dengue fever complicated by liver dysfunction due to possible co-infection with hepatitis E in a returning traveller from Cuba
Antinori Spinello, Morena Valentina, Pagani Gabriele, Venturi Giulietta, Giacomelli Andrea, Milazzo Laura, Ridolfo Anna Lisa, Zanchetta Nadia

The Infections in the History of Medicine

Ioannis Kardamatis (1852-1942): Pioneer of the Anti-Malaria Battle in Greece
Michaleas Spyros N., Sergentaris Theodoros N., Tsoucalas Gregory, Vladimiros Lazaros, Tentolouris Nikolaos, Papaioannou Theodore G.

The destiny of Italian prisoners in Austro-Hungarian POW camps during the First World War: remembering the defeat of Caporetto 100 years on
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio, Manfredi Roberto

Letters to the editor

Combined antibiotic therapy and patients education in the treatment of diabetic calcaneal osteomyelitis
Tsagkaris Christos, Sevdalis Nikolaos, Nikolakea Melina, Kamaratos Alexandros

Biosimilar pegfilgrastim and adherence to guidelines for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia and infections in cancer patients
Danova Marco, Antonuzzo Andrea, Spandonaro Federico, Pronzato Paolo

Paederus dermatitis - A bibliometric analysis of an emerging disease in travelers
Osorio-Velásquez Brahyan, García-Zuluaga Luisa M., López-Bueno Isaac, Soto-Vásquez Jessica P., Vásquez-Castañeda, Danna L., Cortés-Bonilla Isabella, Murillo-García David R., Rodríguez-Morales Alfonso J.

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