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Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Candidemia: A Five Year Single Centre Study
Background Candida is an important cause of bloodstream infections (BSI) in nosocomial settings causing significant mortality and morbidity. This study was performed to evaluate contemporaryExpand
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Molecular characterization of influenza B viruses circulating in northern Italy during the 2001–2002 epidemic season
During the 2001–2002 influenza season, virological surveillance highlighted the predominant circulation of B viruses (86% of isolates) in Italy, in contrast to many other countries in Europe andExpand
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Carriage of Streptoccoccus pneumoniae in healthy adults aged 60 years or over in a population with very high and long-lasting pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage in children
A serial cross-sectional study of nasopharyngeal carriage among adults aged 60 y or over was conducted in winter-spring 2012 with the aim to describe circulating Streptococcus pneumoniae in an area,Expand
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High-dose daptomycin in documented Staphylococcus aureus infections.
Daptomycin is approved at a dose of 4-6 mg/kg/day for the treatment of complicated skin and soft-tissue infection and Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection. Clinical experience with doses >6Expand
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Intanza(®) 15 mcg intradermal influenza vaccine elicits cross-reactive antibody responses against heterologous A(H3N2) influenza viruses.
The aim of the present study was to explore the ability of Intanza(®) 15 μg, the intradermal (ID) trivalent inactivated split-virion influenza vaccine containing 15 μg hemagglutinin per strain, toExpand
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Potential effect of PCV13 introduction on Emergency Department accesses for lower respiratory tract infections in elderly and at risk adults
Liguria, an administrative region in northern Italy characterized by a decade of high PCV coverage in paediatric age group, has issued new PCV13 recommendations for free active immunization in adultsExpand
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Phase 4 randomized trial of intradermal low-antigen-content inactivated influenza vaccine vs. standard-dose intramuscular vaccine in HIV-1-infected adults
This study evaluated safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of intradermal (ID) trivalent inactivated split influenza vaccine, with a lower antigen content (9 µg HA per strain) than the conventionalExpand
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Improving the protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae with the new generation 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
The wide use of the 7-valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) determined, during the last decade, a dramatic decline in the incidence of Invasive Pneumococcal Diseases (IPD) in infants andExpand
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Role of congenital rubella reference laboratory: 21-months-surveillance in Liguria, Italy.
INTRODUCTION Rubella is generally a mild rush fever disease when acquired in childhood, but when infection occurs during the first months of pregnancy, high risk of trans-placental transmission toExpand
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Epidemiological and molecular approaches for management of a measles outbreak in Liguria, Italy.
Since March 2010 a measles outbreak has been occurred in Genoa, Liguria, an administrative Region in Northern Italy. Epidemiological and molecular data on the outbreak, obtained from the passiveExpand
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