Volume 24, Issue 2, 2016

Review

Climate, environment and transmission of malaria
Rossati Antonella, Bargiacchi Olivia, Kroumova Vesselina, Zaramella Marco, Caputo Annamaria, Garavelli Pietro Luigi

Listeria monocytogenes meningitis in the elderly: epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic findings
Pagliano Pasquale, Ascione Tiziana, Boccia Giovanni, De Caro Francesco, Esposito Silvano

Original article

Molecular sensitivity threshold of wet mount and an immunochromatographic assay evaluated by quantitative real-time PCR for diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis infection in a low-risk population of childbearing women
Leli Christian, Castronari Roberto, Levorato Lucia, Luciano Eugenio, Pistoni Eleonora, Perito Stefano, Bozza Silvia, Mencacci Antonella

An analysis of children with brucellosis associated with haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Karaman Kamuran, Akbayram Sinan, Kaba Sultan, Karaman Serap, Garipardıç Mesut, Aydın İlyas, Öner Ahmet Fayik

Metabolic syndrome as an independent risk factor of hypoxaemia in influenza A (H1N1) 2009 pandemic
Bijani Behzad, Pahlevan Ali Asghar, Qasemi-Barqi Reza, Jahanihashemi Hassan

Infections of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: 14 years of experience in an Italian hospital
Salmeri Mario, Sorbello Maria Grazia, Mastrojeni Silvana, Santanocita Angela, Milazzo Marina, Di Stefano Giuseppe, Scalia Marina, Addamo Alessandro, Toscano Maria Antonietta, Stefani Stefania, Mezzatesta Maria Lina

Changing modalities of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy use over time in Italy: a comparison of two time periods
Esposito Silvano, Noviello Silvana, Boccia Giovanni, De Simone Giuseppe, Pagliano Pasquale, De Caro Francesco

Case report

Tick-related facial cellulitis caused by Francisella tularensis
Arslan Ferhat, Karagöz Ergenekon, Zemheri Ebru, Vahaboğlu Haluk, Mert Ali

HBsAg seroconversion after pegylated interferon alfa-2a rescue in a lamivudine-resistant patient with HBeAg-negative chronic hepatitis B and favourable IL28-B genotype
Stanzione Maria, Stornaiuolo Gianfranca, Rizzo Viviana, Pontarelli Agostina, Gaeta Giovanni Battista

Diagnosis of Nocardia paucivorans central nervous system infection by DNA sequencing from paraffin-embedded tissue
Schiaroli Elisabetta, Pasticci Maria Bruna, De Carolis Elena, Mello Enrica, Pallotto Carlo, Leli Christian, De Socio Giuseppe Vittorio, Baldelli Franco, Sanguinetti Maurizio, Mencacci Antonella

Pulmonary infection caused by Talaromyces purpurogenus in a patient with multiple myeloma
Atalay Altay, Nedret Koc Ayse, Akyol Gulsah, Cakır Nuri, Kaynar Leylagul, Ulu-Kilic Aysegul

The Infections in the History of Medicine

The Poet and the Disease
Stamatiou Konstantinos, Sgouridou Maria

Pestilence, riots, lynchings and desecration of corpses. The sleep of reason produces monsters
Sabbatani Sergio, Fiorino Sirio

Letters to the editor

The outbreak of Zika virus in the Americas: actions and challenges in Perú
Aguilar-León Pool, Bazalar-Palacios Saori, Rodriguez-Leyth Helí

Chikungunya: another urological disease?
Patiño-Barbosa Andrés Mauricio, Sánchez-Duque, Jorge Andrés, Rodriguez-Morales Alfonso J., Escalera-Antezana Juan Pablo

Erratum

Erratum: Circulating Apo 2L levels decreased in genotype II hepatitis C with pegylated interferon-2 alpha treatmen
Yalcin Arzu Didem, Celi Betul, Kos Sukran, Seyman Derya, Gumuslu Saadet, Yalcin Ata Nevzat