Angelo Milazzo

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A sustained increase in Salmonella enterica serovar Virchow notifications in South Eastern Australia between September 1997 and May 1998 instigated a case-control study and environmental investigations. Cases were defined as having locally acquired culture-confirmed S. Virchow phage-type 8 infection and diarrhoeal disease. Matched controls were selected by(More)
Changing trends in foodborne disease are influenced by many factors, including temperature. Globally and in Australia, warmer ambient temperatures are projected to rise if climate change continues. Salmonella spp. are a temperature-sensitive pathogen and rising temperature can have a substantial effect on disease burden affecting human health. We examined(More)
We present 7 personal cases of Boerhaave syndrome, 6 treated surgically and one managed with conservative measures. Boerhaave's syndrome is one of the most serious gastro-intestinal perforation pictures. Although its frequency is scant, because of its seriousness it is important to be aware of it for early diagnosis. While a prompt diagnosis is important in(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiologic characteristics of HIV infection in La Rioja (Spain) were studied and the future tendencies of the same analyzed. METHODS The data from official Health sources were collected and analyzed. RESULTS In La Rioja, the 5th region in Spain regarding to AIDS incidence, the duplication time of the number of cases continues to(More)