Vol 25, No 1 (2010)

Published: 2010-03-31

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4081/mm.2010.1

Microbiological characterization of plasmid-mediated AmpC ß-lactamases and E. coli hyperproducers: how and why ?

Annibale Raglio, Marco Arosio, Paola Stano, Angela Acerbis, Francesca Vailati, Marco Passera, Annalisa Grigis, Antonio Goglio

Clinical utility of QuantiFERON TB Gold Test in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infections

Salvatore Nisticò, Giuseppe Ivan Potente, Maria Teresa Cerminara, Lavinia Scuro, Angela Luciano

Indeterminate/moderate IgG avidity during HCMV infection: comparison of methods

Massimo De Paschale, Alessia Paganini, Maria Teresa Manco, Laura Marinoni, Luigi Bertinotti, Carlo Agrappi, Paola Mirri, Arianna Gatti, Cristina Rescaldani, Pierangelo Clerici

A rapid molecular detection protocol for Chikungunya virus directly performed on Aedes albopictus (tiger mosquito)

Simone Barocci, Stefano Gavaudan, Chiara Bartolini, Elisa Antognini, Francesca Barchiesi, Dino Donati, Paolo Mancini, Erica Calandri, Annarita Pelliccioni, Matteo Sabbatini, Sara Briscolini

Pros and Cons of serological testing in syphilis diagnosis and follow up

Gino Ciarrocchi, Marco D’anzeo, Luca Butini, Giuliano Brandozzi, Davide Drenaggi, Massimo Simeone

Evaluation of a new system (RAD 120) for the serologic determination of the T.O.R.C.H complex analytes

Mauro Carcheri, Ilaria Chiossone, Paola Milano, Anna Alabiso, Fabrizia Capanna, Annamaria Ferretti, Licia Muselli, Caterina Oliveri, Laura Tassi, Roberto Capuzzo

Preliminary indications for antibiotic susceptibility tests in less than six hour in positive blood cultures

Vesselina Kroumova, Elisa Gobbato, Paola Macaluso, Sabrina Tamburelli, Francesca Marini, Marcella Perone, Stefania Orlandi, Morena Viviani, Giacomo Fortina

Antimicrobial susceptibility of enterococci from Italian patients with infective endocarditis

Claudio Farina, Giuseppe Russello, Annibale Raglio, Francesca Vailati, Veronica Ravasio, Maria Bruna Pasticci, Pierangelo Chinello, Claudio Scarparo, Gruppo SEI

Blood culture: improvement project through training and feedback of results and quality criteria

Annamaria Calvo, Enrica Martini, Claudia Cutrini, Sandra Savini, Andrei Zhdan, Manso Esther

In vitro activity of tigecycline against 313 Gram-positive and Gram-negative clinical isolates

Elisabetta Maioli, Erika Coppo, Ramona Barbieri, Elisabetta Canepa, Laura Gualco, Carla Pruzzo, Eugenio A. Debbia, Anna Marchese

Characterization of integrons in Burkholderia cepacia clinical isolates

Linda Furlanis, Lucia Corich, Lucilla Dolzani, Enrico Angelo Tonin, Cristina Lagatolla

QuantiFERON® TB Gold IT in the diagnosis of active pulmonary TB

Clara Fabris, Adriana Abrami, Daiana Bevilacqua, Tiziana Bordon, Franca Cian, Bruno Biasioli

Fitness cost associated with the chromosomal integron In70.2 in Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates

Lucia Corich, Linda Furlanis, Lucilla Dolzani, Raffaela Bressan, Enrico Angelo Tonin, Cristina Lagatolla

Onychomycosis by Paecilomyces lilacinus in a patient with leukonychia

Patrizia Innocenti, Elisabetta Pagani, Dunja Vigl, Valentina Pasquetto, Katia Scalzo, Clara Larcher

Diagnostic accuracy of a new commercially available HCV-antigen test

Marta Monari, Serenella Valaperta, Roberto Assandri, Alessandro Montanelli

Micobatteriological control of diagnostic instrumentation

Valeria Olivo, Giulia Santoro, Gabriella Corsi,, Francesco Russo, Elena Mosca, Riccardo Smeraglia

Evaluation of a new commercial assay for the detection of norovirus in stool samples

Maria Cristina Arcangeletti, Maria Cristina Medici, Maria del Pilar Esteban, Silvia Preti, Valeria Albonetti, Emanuel Merep Djouvoup, Giuseppe Dettori, Carlo Chezzi

HB&L System: rapid determination of antibiotic sensitivity of bacteria isolated from blood cultures.

Simone Barocci, Marinella Giacomini, Antonella Renzi, Marcello Palma, Luciano Latini, Luciano Quagliarini, Antonio Migali

c-DNA of HIV-1 detection on spot of Buffy-Coat of leukocytes (DBCS)

Marco Rossi de Gasperis, Maria Daniela Caione, Carlo Concato, Ersilia Fiscarelli, Nicola Di Pietro, Vittorio Salotti, Lorenza Putignani, Donato Menichella, Francesco Callea

Norovirus circulation in pediatric patients

Sara Giordana Rimoldi, Cristina Pagani, Fabrizio Stefani, Nadia Zanchetta, Gian Vincenzo Zuccotti, Ilaria di Bartolo, Franco Ruggeri, Maria Rita Gismondo

Multicentre epidemiological survey on the incidence of Streptococcus agalactiae in pregnancy

Leonardo Lodolo, Michelangelo Barbaglia, Claudia Canale, Cinzia Rossi, Andrea Guala, Nino Cappuccia

Erythema chronicum migrans and salmon fishing in Alaska: an enigma resolved by microbiology laboratory

Silvio Daffara, Valeria Brazzelli, Giorgia Ronzi, Nadia Vicari, Daniela Barbarini, Dario Pistone, Massimo Pajoro, Massimo Fabbi, Claudio Bandi, Piero Marone

Case report of disseminated nocardiosis during immunosppressive treatment

Maria Teresa Gallo, Grazia Prignano, Pietro Donati, Elena Greco, Alan Di Maio, Chiara Pascolini, Laura Cilli, Alessandra De Santis, Matteo Vespaziani, Fabrizio Ensoli