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Background: In Italy, the incidence of tick-borne diseases in humans is underestimated, as they are not obligatorily notifiable. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of tick-borne pathogens in ticks removed from human subjects in Veneto region (northeastern Italy), an area for...

Author(s)
Beltrame, A.; Laroche, M.; Degani, M.; Perandin, F.; Bisoffi, Z.; Raoult, D.; Parola, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 26, pp 58-61
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Objective: To examine whether mental vulnerability, an enduring personality characteristic, predicts incident hospital-diagnosed ulcer over three decades. Materials and methods: A population-based cohort study enrolled 3365 subjects with no ulcer history, ages 30-60, in 1982-3. Mental...

Author(s)
Levenstein, S.; Jacobsen, R. K.; Rosenstock, S.; Jørgensen, T.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, 2017, 52, 9, pp 954-961
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In this article data regarding cases of legionellosis diagnosed in Italy in the year 2011 and notified to the National Surveillance System are analysed. Overall, 1,008 cases were notified, of which 979 confirmed and 29 presumptive. Approximately 23.5% of individuals reports an at-risk exposure in...

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Rota, M. C.; Caporali, M. G.; Napoli, C.; Bella, A.; Giannitelli, S.; Mandarino, G.; Scaturro, M.; Ricci, M. L.
Publisher
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy
Citation
Notiziario dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 2012, 25, 10, pp 17-23
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In this article data regarding cases of legionellosis diagnosed in Italy in the year 2009 and notified to the National Surveillance System are analysed. Overall, 1,200 cases were notified, of which 1,146 confirmed and 54 presumptive. Approximately 30% of individuals reports an at-risk exposure in...

Author(s)
Rota, M. C.; Caporali, M. G.; Giannitelli, S.; Mandarino, G.; Scaturro, M.; Ricci, M. L.
Publisher
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy
Citation
Notiziario dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 2010, 23, 9, pp 3-9
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Background: In Italy few cases of rickettsioses have been reported in travellers and autochthonous cases are attributed predominantly to Rickettsia conorii, the agent of Mediterranean spotted fever. Method: The purpose of this study was to investigate some epidemiological and clinical features of...

Author(s)
Beltrame, A.; Angheben, A.; Casolari, S.; Castelli, F.; Magnani, G.; Gaiera, G.; Brillo, F.; Cattani, G.; Anselmi, M.; Tomasoni, L.; Prati, F.; Norberto, C.; Socolovschi, C.; Bisoffi, Z.; Raoult, D.; Parola, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2012, 10, 4, pp 201-204
Abstract

Ticks are the main vectors of rickettsiae of the spotted fever group, as well as of a variety of other Rickettsiales, including bacteria of the genus Anaplasma, that might cause diseases in humans and animals. Here we present the result of a survey for ticks and for tick-associated Rickettsiales in ...

Author(s)
Maioli, G.; Pistone, D.; Bonilauri, P.; Pajoro, M.; Barbieri, I.; Patrizia, M.; Vicari, N.; Dottori, M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2012, 57, 2, pp 199-208
Abstract

To investigate trends in travel-associated morbidity with particular emphasis on emerging infections with the potential for introduction into Europe, diagnoses of 7,408 returning travellers presenting to 16 EuroTravNet sites in 2010 were compared with 2008 and 2009. A significant increase in...

Author(s)
Gautret, P.; Cramer, J. P.; Field, V.; Caumes, E.; Jensenius, M.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Vries, P. J. de; Grobusch, M. P.; Lopez-Velez, R.; Castelli, F.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Askling, H. H.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Lalloo, D. G.; Loutan, L.; Rapp, C.; Basto, F.; O'Connor, F. S.; Weld, L.; Parola, P.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2012, 17, 26, pp 16-26
Abstract

In this chapter, the following countries will be considered as part of Southern Europe (http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/index.html) as they share common characteristics from the epidemiological standpoint: countries of the Iberian and Italian peninsulas, most of the Balkan countries, Cyprus,...

Author(s)
Castelli, F.; Buelli, F.; Giorgetti, P. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 230-237
Abstract

This issue includes 12 papers presented at the conference focusing on travel medicine and migration. The topics discussed are: prevention of foodborne infectious diseases (traveller's diarrhoea, cholera, hepatitis A, typhoid) in travellers through food hygiene, chemoprophylaxis or immunization; a...

Author(s)
Calleri, G.
Publisher
Società Italiana di Medicina Tropicale, Rome, Italy
Citation
Giornale Italiano di Medicina Tropicale, 2011, 16, 1/2, pp 1-56
Abstract

A total of 818 cases of Legionnaires' disease with onset of illness in 2009 were reported from 22 European and two non-European countries to the European Surveillance Scheme for Travel-Associated Legionnaires' Disease (EWGLINET). This is a decrease of 52 cases compared with 2008 and 129 fewer than...

Author(s)
Joseph, C. A.; Ricketts, K. D.; Yadav, R.; Patel, S.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2010, 15, 41, pp 19683

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