Vol 25, No 2 (2010)

Published: 2010-06-30

DOI: https://doi.org/10.4081/mm.2010.2

Excellence in clinical laboratories: the standard ISO 15189:2007

Antonio Scipioni, Cristina Marangoni, Anna Mazzi, Antonietta Cavallaro

Phylogenetic relationships, virulence factors and Rep-PCR epidemiological analysis of E. coli from human sources

Simona Caroppo, Vesselina Kroumova, Elena Grossini, Rosalia Ticozzi, Alessandro Raimondi, Giacomo Fortina

Syphilis serology: Seroprevalence in a selected population and considerations on the Euroline WB test

Andrea Amodeo, Francesco Caccamo, Emanuela Fichera, Patrizia Grassi, Elena Grasso, Giuliana Guardo, Silvana Mastrojeni, Ildebrando Patamia, Vanessa Scriffignano, Agata Sciacca

Pre-analytic phase in molecular biology: criticism and non-compliance management

Catia Sias, Loredana Aleo, Stefania Di Filippo, Marco Paterno, Anna Rosa Garbuglia, Maria Rosaria Capobianchi

Role of interferon-gamma release assays (IGRAs) for the screening of latent tuberculosis infection in patients candidates for TNF-α antagonist

Ilaria Sauzullo, Fabio Mengoni, Rossana Scrivo, Guido Valesini, Concetta Potenza, Nevena Skroza, Miriam Lichtner, Raffaella Marocco, Vullo Vincenzo, Claudio Maria Mastroianni

Microbiological surveillance in patients with cystic fibrosis

Paola Gualdi, Roberta Gazzini, Roberta Gazzini, Michele Schinella, Ermanno Baldo, Grazia Dinella, Cristina Guerzoni

Prevalence and clinical role of Human Bocavirus in bronchoalveolar lavages of adult patients

Stefano Gambarino, Sara Astegiano, Francesca Sidoti, Maria Elena Terlizzi, Daniela Libertucci, Massimiliano Bergallo, Rossana Cavallo, Cristina Costa

Fluoroquinolone resistance: relation between drug use and evolution of resistance in some Units of the “San Bassiano” hospital from 2007 to 2008

Claudia Mascotto, Dina Bonini, Alessandra Dinale, Maria Frizzo, Gilberto Lorenzin, Elio Manni, Michela Pozza, Dario Cesco, Maria Teresa Guidi

Virulence factors in P. aeruginosa strains isolated from cystic fibrosis patients

Giovanna Pulcrano, Francesco Antonio Blasio, Dimitrios Panellis, Nunziata Ciccone, Vita Dora Iula, Mariassunta Del Pezzo, Maria Rosaria Catania, Fabio Rossano

Isolation of biofilm producing microorganisms isolated from urinary indwelling catheter in geriatric hospitalized patients

Sergio Frugoni, Andrea Anicito, Maria Aurora Burgio, Letizia Tagliabue, Paolo Landini, Agata Lanzafame, Roberto Mattina

Prevalence study of HPV mixed infections in Italian HIV positive women

Anna Rosa Garbuglia, Pierluca Piselli, Claudia Minosse, Catia Sias, Claudia Cimaglia, Alessandro Agresta, Daniele Lapa, Franca Del Nonno, Maria Rosaria Capobianchi

KI and WU Polyomavirus detection in tonsils of immunocompetent patients

Massimiliano Bergallo, Sara Astegiano, Maria Elena Terlizzi, Giovanni Cavallo, Mariateresa Elia, Muhammed Babakir-Mina, Marco Ciotti, Carlo Federico Perno, Rossana Cavallo, Cristina Costa

Meningitis due to Fusobacterium necrophorum

Luana Coltella, Paola Bernaschi, Cristina Russo, Livia Mancinelli, Donato Menichella

Molecular epidemiology of C. pneumoniae infections

Alisa Shurdhi, Federica Delucca, Francesca Savegnago, Maria Di Paolo, Manuela Donati

Chlamydophila pneumoniae serological epidemiology

Salvatore Pignanelli, Alisa Shurdhi, Elisabetta Loggi, Francesca Delucca, Pietro Andreone

Development of an EliSPOT assay for detection of CMV-specific immune response

Maria Elena Terlizzi, Sara Astegiano, Francesca Sidoti, Stefano Gambarino, Rossana Cavallo, Cristina Costa, Massimiliano Bergallo

Minimal residual HIV viremia: verification of the Abbott Real-Time HIV-1 assay sensitivity

Alessandra Amendola, Stefano Belladonna, Angela Bibbò, Rosella Sabatini, Gioia De Cunto, F. Renato Pulvirenti, M. Rosaria Capobianchi

Polyomavirus BK replication in renal transplant recipients: combined monitoring of viremia and VP1 mRNA in urine

Sara Astegiano, Maria Elena Terlizzi, Samantha Mantovani, Maria Messina, Francesca Sidoti, Giuseppe P. Segoloni, Rossana Cavallo, Cristina Costa, Massimiliano Bergallo

Endotoxin activity dosage in septic patients

Tito Del Gaudio, Maria Antonietta Distasi, Mariella Porzio, Adriana Mosca, Giuseppe Miragliotta

Bacteraemia due to Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus in a liver transplanted patient

Tito Del Gaudio, Maria Antonietta Distasi, Mariella Porzio, Antonio Parisi, Michele Cannone, Nicola Minervino, Adriana Mosca, Giuseppe Miragliotta

Etiology and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of bacteria collected from urinary tract infections in the ASL3 in Genoa

Manuela Fedele, Paolo Piazzai, Orietta Illiberi, Alida Galleano, Susanna Oddera, Elisabetta Schellino, Stefania Urbini, Luigi Carlo Bottaro

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

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

Infections caused by Salmonella: epidemiological investigation in Rho Hospital

Giovanna Miseferi, Gabriella Candelieri, Marina Re, Mario Cavalleri, Michele Ognissanti, Viviana Peluso