Dino Sgarabotto

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ated with hypoxia, edema, or other unknown processes. However, the patient had no history of hypotensive episodes, hypoxemia, abnormal metabolic and toxic processes, and other infectious disease. In conclusion, IAAE with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 may be caused by direct viral infection of the CNS and, although its pathogenesis is not clear, physicians should(More)
We describe the dynamics of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection in a man in his early 40s who developed fever and rash after returning from Haiti to Italy, in January 2016. Follow-up laboratory testing demonstrated detectable ZIKV RNA in plasma up to day 9 after symptom onset and in urine and saliva up to days 15 and 47, respectively. Notably, persistent shedding(More)
INTRODUCTION Cerebral aspergillosis is a rare and severe condition mostly affecting immunocompromised patients. The lesions are usually intra-axial and supratentorial; several radiologic patterns have been reported. CASE REPORT A 65-year-old patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia presented with fever, headache, and a pontocerebellar syndrome. A brain(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to determine clinical outcomes with caspofungin in patients with proven or probable invasive fungal infection (IFI) after a solid organ transplant (SOT) procedure. METHODS In this retrospective observational study, data were collected for a single episode of IFI in patients with an SOT between January 2004 and June 2007.(More)
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