Learn More
Although Chlamydia trachomatis resistance is not of great concern due to its excellent sensitivity to the currently recommended first-line antibiotics (azithromycin and doxycycline), clinical treatment failures have been reported and some of them were linked to laboratory proved resistance. The aim of this study was to determine in vitro susceptibility to(More)
To evaluate the value of IgG avidity in diagnosis of congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in newborns and infants we collected serum samples from 40 infants under 12 months of age with suspected congenital CMV infection. Sera were tested for IgM, IgG and IgG avidity. For 25 of them, virus isolation and/or polymerase chain reaction (PCR) on urine(More)
The zoonotic parasites of the genus Dirofilaria are on the increase as an accidental finding or as a cause of disease in humans worldwide. Human dirofilariasis usually manifests as either subcutaneous infiltrates or lung parenchymal disease, in many cases asymptomatically. We report the case of a 77-year old female patient presenting with irritation and(More)
Dengue is acute viral disease transmitted to humans by Aedes mosquitoes (Ae. aegypti, Ae. albopictus). Dengue virus belongs to the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus. There are four dengue virus serotypes (1-4) which are maintained endemically. The disease is endemic in tropical and subtropical areas between latitudes 35 degrees N and 35 degrees S.(More)
Milker's nodule (noduli mulgentium) is a benign viral skin disease caused by parapoxvirus, a poxvirus that is endemic in cattle. The virus is usually transmitted to cattle handlers from infected cows. We present a case of a 25-year-old housewife who milked cows on her family farm and developed itchy, purplish red nodules on her fingers and hands, and(More)
  • 1