Maria Teresa Cella

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According to Platnick (2011), the order Araneae possesses 110 families, 3,849 genera, and 42,473 species. It is divided into two suborders: Mesothelae, consisting of only one family (Liphistiidae), and Opisthothelae. The latter suborder is divided into two infra-orders: Mygalomorphae, consisting of spiders with paraxial chelicerae, and Araneomorphae,(More)
INTRODUCTION Although vaccination against influenza is a well-established practice among the elderly in rest homes, in community-dwelling elderly people and in persons with underlying medical conditions associated with a high risk of complications, vaccination of workers is not always considered cost-effective, even though influenza is high on the list of(More)
The correspondence between the answers to the Q16 questions regarding memory and attention-concentration and relevant neurobehavioral performance test scores has been evaluated. The sensitivity, specificity and diagnostic validity of Q16 have been assessed, taking the relevant neurobehavioral test score as a reference diagnostic criterion, the lower(More)
In the European countries the health surveillance may be provided as a part of the national health system intervention. In Italy, the legislative Decree (626/94) makes the health surveillance compulsory for all those workers who are exposed to occupational risks. The aim of this study was to describe the introduction of preventive and protective measures,(More)
Diabetic nephropathy is the leading cause of uremia in Italy and other industrialized countries: once diabetic nephropathy commences, it advances slowly but inexorably to uremia. Prevention begins with strict control of blood sugar to inhibit or normalize glomerular hyperfiltration, and control of blood pressure to prevent glomerular hypertension and(More)
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