Matilde Vitolo

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Pyridoxal isonicotinoyl hydrazone (PIH) and several analogues were synthesized and assessed in the rat hepatocyte culture for their potential in iron chelation therapy. Pyridoxal isonicotinoyl hydrazone and pyridoxal benzoyl hydrazone were as effective as desferrioxamine (DFO) in reducing both net uptake of rat transferrin-59Fe and incorporation into(More)
A 51-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency unit with diffuse headache, visus reduction, and paraesthesias of the trigeminal area and the left hand. Three days after admission she showed shaking chills, vomiting, and sudden onset of fever (39·4°C). Blood cultures were performed soon after fever onset. Fever persisted for the whole day, decreasing(More)
We focused our attention on susceptibility profile of Acinetobacter spp., Pseudomonas spp., and Klebsiella spp. isolated from biological specimens at the University Hospital of Salerno between June 2011 and October 2012. Acinetobacter, with a prevalence of Acinetobacter baumannii (97%) presented a high range of resistance to the antimicrobials considered,(More)
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