Giuliano Montagnani

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pork is a diet staple, underdi-agnosis of S. suis infection is likely. Greater understanding of this organism and its disease spectrum would promote earlier diagnosis and prevention of sequelae.coccus suis meningitis: a severe noncom-pensated occupational disease. toxic shock syndrome caused by Streptococcus suis serotype 2. Pro-infl am-matory cytokine and(More)
BACKGROUND During storage, red blood cells (RBC) undergo chemical and biochemical changes referred to as "storage lesions". These events determine the loss of RBC integrity, resulting in lysis and release of microparticles. There is growing evidence of the clinical importance of microparticles and their role in blood transfusion-related side effects and(More)
INTRODUCTION This report describes the challenges of treating a pregnant woman who had a rare case of critical placenta accreta with concurrent Cromer system anti-Tc(a) and anti-Kidd A alloantibodies. No previous case of such alloimmunization in a patient with placenta accreta has been reported. CASE PRESENTATION A 28-year-old African woman with(More)
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