Evelina Senno

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Pulmonary infections often complicate hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) outcome. Uncommon aetiologies, like Mycobacterium tuberculosis, should be considered when the clinical conditions do not fully improve with standard antimicrobial therapy and microbiological evaluations are repeatedly negative for bacteria and fungi. We describe an(More)
The case of a young Senegalese man who developed a form of cutaneous tuberculosis associated with a disseminated disease, successfully treated with appropriate antitubercular chemotherapy is reported. We found Mycobacterium Microti in the cutaneous ulcers, the only organism isolated after many cultural and microscopical examinations of different exudates(More)
Early diagnosis and treatment of neonatal sepsis are essential to prevent severe and life threatening complications. Consequently, rapid diagnostic tests capable to differentiate infected from non-infected newborns have the potential to make a significant impact on neonatal care. A new real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR; LightCycler SeptiFast test M(More)
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