Antonio La Greca

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BACKGROUND The distribution and the potential gene-gene and gene-environment interaction of selected metabolic genetic polymorphisms was investigated in relation to gastric cancer risk in an Italian population. METHODS One hundred and seven cases and 254 hospital controls, matched by age and gender, were genotyped for CYP1A1, CYP2E1, mEH, GSTM1, GSTT1,(More)
A substantial number of U.S. elderly households have excessive housing costs or live in physically deficient dwellings. It is unclear, however, whether they are more likely than nonelderly households to experience these housing problems. Using American Housing Survey data, this study investigates whether elderly households are more likely than nonelderly(More)
Central venous catheter-related fungemia are increasing in the last years, also due to rare fungi. We report the case of a Candida utilis catheter-related bloodstream infection in a patient with metastatic carcinoma of the bladder and a long term totally implanted venous catheter. The diagnosis was done by paired blood cultures and differential time to(More)
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