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1.

Estimating the association between antibiotic exposure and colonisation with ESBL-producing Gram negative bacteria: a multicentre, prospective cohort study.

Tacconelli E, Górska A, De Angelis G, Lammens C, Restuccia G, Schrenzel J, Huson DH, Carević B, Preoţescu L, Carmeli Y, Kazma M, Spanu T, Carrara E, Malhotra-Kumar S, Gladstone BP.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 May 22. pii: S1198-743X(19)30247-2. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2019.05.013. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31128285
2.

Direct use of eazyplex® SuperBug CRE assay from positive blood cultures in conjunction with inpatient infectious disease consulting for timely appropriate antimicrobial therapy in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infections.

Fiori B, D'Inzeo T, Posteraro B, Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, De Angelis G, De Maio F, Fantoni M, Murri R, Scoppettuolo G, Ventura G, Tumbarello M, Pennestrì F, Taccari F, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

Infect Drug Resist. 2019 May 3;12:1055-1062. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S206323. eCollection 2019.

3.

Efficient Inactivation of Clinically Relevant Antimicrobial Drug Concentrations by BACT/ALERT® or BACTEC™ Resin-Containing Media in Simulated Adult Blood Cultures.

Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, Giordano L, De Angelis G, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T, Posteraro B.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 May 13. pii: AAC.00420-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00420-19. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31085511
4.

A Simplified Testing Method for Direct Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Organisms from Positive Blood Cultures Using the NG-Test CARBA 5 Assay.

Giordano L, Fiori B, D'Inzeo T, Parisi G, Liotti FM, Menchinelli G, De Angelis G, De Maio F, Luzzaro F, Sanguinetti M, Posteraro B, Spanu T.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 May 6. pii: AAC.00550-19. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00550-19. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31061162
5.

Diabetic foot infections: a comprehensive overview.

Pitocco D, Spanu T, Di Leo M, Vitiello R, Rizzi A, Tartaglione L, Fiori B, Caputo S, Tinelli G, Zaccardi F, Flex A, Galli M, Pontecorvi A, Sanguinetti M.

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2019 Apr;23(2 Suppl):26-37. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201904_17471.

6.

In vitro Evaluation of BACT/ALERT® VIRTUO®, BACT/ALERT 3D®, and BACTEC™ FX Automated Blood Culture Systems for Detection of Microbial Pathogens Using Simulated Human Blood Samples.

Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, Fiori B, De Angelis G, D'Inzeo T, Giordano L, Posteraro B, Sabatucci M, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

Front Microbiol. 2019 Feb 19;10:221. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00221. eCollection 2019.

7.

Educational interventions alone and combined with port protector reduce the rate of central venous catheter infection and colonization in respiratory semi-intensive care unit.

Inchingolo R, Pasciuto G, Magnini D, Cavalletti M, Scoppettuolo G, Montemurro G, Smargiassi A, Torelli R, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T, Corbo GM, Richeldi L.

BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 4;19(1):215. doi: 10.1186/s12879-019-3848-z.

8.

Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of pathogens isolated from blood culture: a performance comparison of Accelerate Pheno™ and VITEK® 2 systems with the broth microdilution method.

De Angelis G, Posteraro B, Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, Spanu T, Sanguinetti M.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 Jan 1;74(Supplement_1):i24-i31. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky532.

9.

Age-related Trends in Adults with Urinary Tract Infections Presenting to the Emergency Department: A 5-Year Experience.

Cardone S, Petruzziello C, Fiori B, Spanu T, D'Inzeo T, Franceschi F, Ojetti V.

Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2018 Dec 26. doi: 10.2174/1574887114666181226161338. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30588887
10.

Risk factors for mortality and cost implications of complicated intra-abdominal infections in critically ill patients.

De Pascale G, Carelli S, Vallecoccia MS, Cutuli SL, Taccheri T, Montini L, Bello G, Spanu T, Tumbarello M, Cicchetti A, Urbina I, Oradei M, Marchetti M, Antonelli M.

J Crit Care. 2019 Apr;50:169-176. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2018.12.001. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

PMID:
30553184
11.

Ceftazidime-avibactam for gram-negative multidrug-resistant bacteria in hematological patients: a single-center experience.

Metafuni E, Criscuolo M, Spanu T, Sica S.

Ann Hematol. 2019 Jun;98(6):1495-1497. doi: 10.1007/s00277-018-3535-y. Epub 2018 Nov 1. No abstract available.

PMID:
30387052
12.

Incidence and antimicrobial resistance trends in bloodstream infections caused by ESKAPE and Escherichia coli at a large teaching hospital in Rome, a 9-year analysis (2007-2015).

De Angelis G, Fiori B, Menchinelli G, D'Inzeo T, Liotti FM, Morandotti GA, Sanguinetti M, Posteraro B, Spanu T.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Sep;37(9):1627-1636. doi: 10.1007/s10096-018-3292-9. Epub 2018 Jun 9.

PMID:
29948360
13.

Efficacy of Ceftazidime-Avibactam Salvage Therapy in Patients With Infections Caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae.

Tumbarello M, Trecarichi EM, Corona A, De Rosa FG, Bassetti M, Mussini C, Menichetti F, Viscoli C, Campoli C, Venditti M, De Gasperi A, Mularoni A, Tascini C, Parruti G, Pallotto C, Sica S, Concia E, Cultrera R, De Pascale G, Capone A, Antinori S, Corcione S, Righi E, Losito AR, Digaetano M, Amadori F, Giacobbe DR, Ceccarelli G, Mazza E, Raffaelli F, Spanu T, Cauda R, Viale P.

Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 18;68(3):355-364. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy492.

PMID:
29893802
14.

In vitro synergism of colistin in combination with N-acetylcysteine against Acinetobacter baumannii grown in planktonic phase and in biofilms.

Pollini S, Boncompagni S, Di Maggio T, Di Pilato V, Spanu T, Fiori B, Blasi F, Aliberti S, Sergio F, Rossolini GM, Pallecchi L.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Sep 1;73(9):2388-2395. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky185.

15.

Predictors of Mortality with Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Elderly Adults.

Bassetti M, Righi E, Del Giacomo P, Sartor A, Ansaldi F, Trucchi C, Alicino C, Trecarichi EM, Spanu T, Paganino C, Tumbarello M, Carnelutti A.

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Jul;66(7):1284-1289. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15391. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

PMID:
29664994
16.

T2Bacteria magnetic resonance assay for the rapid detection of ESKAPEc pathogens directly in whole blood.

De Angelis G, Posteraro B, De Carolis E, Menchinelli G, Franceschi F, Tumbarello M, De Pascale G, Spanu T, Sanguinetti M.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Mar 1;73(suppl_4):iv20-iv26. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky049.

PMID:
29608753
17.

A 72-h intervention for improvement of the rate of optimal antibiotic therapy in patients with bloodstream infections.

Murri R, Taccari F, Spanu T, D'Inzeo T, Mastrorosa I, Giovannenze F, Scoppettuolo G, Ventura G, Palazzolo C, Camici M, Lardo S, Fiori B, Sanguinetti M, Cauda R, Fantoni M.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jan;37(1):167-173. doi: 10.1007/s10096-017-3117-2. Epub 2017 Oct 19.

PMID:
29052092
18.

A rapid diagnostic workflow for cefotaxime-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae detection from blood cultures by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.

De Carolis E, Paoletti S, Nagel D, Vella A, Mello E, Palucci I, De Angelis G, D'Inzeo T, Sanguinetti M, Posteraro B, Spanu T.

PLoS One. 2017 Oct 5;12(10):e0185935. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185935. eCollection 2017.

19.

Effect of combination therapy containing a high-dose carbapenem on mortality in patients with carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection.

Giannella M, Trecarichi EM, Giacobbe DR, De Rosa FG, Bassetti M, Bartoloni A, Bartoletti M, Losito AR, Del Bono V, Corcione S, Tedeschi S, Raffaelli F, Saffioti C, Spanu T, Rossolini GM, Marchese A, Ambretti S, Cauda R, Viscoli C, Lewis RE, Viale P, Tumbarello M; Italian Study Group on Resistant Infections of the Società Italiana Terapia Antinfettiva (ISGRI-SITA).

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2018 Feb;51(2):244-248. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2017.08.019. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

PMID:
28842283
20.

Double carbapenem as a rescue strategy for the treatment of severe carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infections: a two-center, matched case-control study.

De Pascale G, Martucci G, Montini L, Panarello G, Cutuli SL, Di Carlo D, Di Gravio V, Di Stefano R, Capitanio G, Vallecoccia MS, Polidori P, Spanu T, Arcadipane A, Antonelli M.

Crit Care. 2017 Jul 5;21(1):173. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1769-z.

21.

Multicenter evaluation of the RAPIDEC® CARBA NP test for rapid screening of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Gram-negative nonfermenters from clinical specimens.

Coppi M, Antonelli A, Giani T, Spanu T, Liotti FM, Fontana C, Mirandola W, Gargiulo R, Barozzi A, Mauri C, Principe L, Rossolini GM.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017 Jul;88(3):207-213. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.04.009. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

PMID:
28502395
22.

Lice, rodents, and many hopes: a rare disease in a young refugee.

Cutuli SL, De Pascale G, Spanu T, Dell'Anna AM, Bocci MG, Pallavicini F, Mancini F, Ciervo A, Antonelli M.

Crit Care. 2017 Apr 3;21(1):81. doi: 10.1186/s13054-017-1666-5. No abstract available.

23.

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole therapy for patients with carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infections: retrospective single-center case series.

Murri R, Fiori B, Spanu T, Mastrorosa I, Giovannenze F, Taccari F, Palazzolo C, Scoppettuolo G, Ventura G, Sanguinetti M, Cauda R, Fantoni M.

Infection. 2017 Apr;45(2):209-213. doi: 10.1007/s15010-016-0968-x. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

PMID:
28185222
24.

Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus Bacteraemia and Predictors of Early and Late Mortality.

Bassetti M, Peghin M, Trecarichi EM, Carnelutti A, Righi E, Del Giacomo P, Ansaldi F, Trucchi C, Alicino C, Cauda R, Sartor A, Spanu T, Scarparo C, Tumbarello M.

PLoS One. 2017 Feb 2;12(2):e0170236. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170236. eCollection 2017.

25.

Comparison of Mycoplasma IES, Mycofast Revolution and Mycoplasma IST2 to detect genital mycoplasmas in clinical samples.

D'Inzeo T, De Angelis G, Fiori B, Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, Morandotti GA, De Maio F, Nagel D, Antonaci M, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2017 Jan 30;11(1):98-101. doi: 10.3855/jidc.8039.

26.

First case of bacteremic liver abscess caused by an ST260-related (ST1861), hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Arena F, Spanu T, Henrici De Angelis L, Liotti FM, D'Andrea MM, Menchinelli G, De Maio F, Rossolini GM.

J Infect. 2016 Jul;73(1):88-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2016.04.006. Epub 2016 Apr 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
27084307
27.

Clinical impact of pulmonary sampling site in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: A prospective study using bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage.

Bello G, Pennisi MA, Di Muzio F, De Pascale G, Montini L, Maviglia R, Mercurio G, Spanu T, Antonelli M.

J Crit Care. 2016 Jun;33:151-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.02.016. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

PMID:
26993370
28.

Clinical and microbiological outcome in septic patients with extremely low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels at initiation of critical care.

De Pascale G, Vallecoccia MS, Schiattarella A, Di Gravio V, Cutuli SL, Bello G, Montini L, Pennisi MA, Spanu T, Zuppi C, Quraishi SA, Antonelli M.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 May;22(5):456.e7-456.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.12.015. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

29.

Optimized Use of the MALDI BioTyper System and the FilmArray BCID Panel for Direct Identification of Microbial Pathogens from Positive Blood Cultures.

Fiori B, D'Inzeo T, Giaquinto A, Menchinelli G, Liotti FM, de Maio F, De Angelis G, Quaranta G, Nagel D, Tumbarello M, Posteraro B, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Mar;54(3):576-84. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02590-15. Epub 2015 Dec 16.

30.

Risk factors for bloodstream infections due to colistin-resistant KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: results from a multicenter case-control-control study.

Giacobbe DR, Del Bono V, Trecarichi EM, De Rosa FG, Giannella M, Bassetti M, Bartoloni A, Losito AR, Corcione S, Bartoletti M, Mantengoli E, Saffioti C, Pagani N, Tedeschi S, Spanu T, Rossolini GM, Marchese A, Ambretti S, Cauda R, Viale P, Viscoli C, Tumbarello M; ISGRI-SITA (Italian Study Group on Resistant Infections of the Società Italiana Terapia Antinfettiva).

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Dec;21(12):1106.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.08.001. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

31.

Intraventricular versus intravenous colistin for the treatment of extensively drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii meningitis.

De Bonis P, Lofrese G, Scoppettuolo G, Spanu T, Cultrera R, Labonia M, Cavallo MA, Mangiola A, Anile C, Pompucci A.

Eur J Neurol. 2016 Jan;23(1):68-75. doi: 10.1111/ene.12789. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

PMID:
26228051
32.

Infections caused by KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: differences in therapy and mortality in a multicentre study--authors' response.

Tumbarello M, Viale P, Bassetti M, De Rosa FG, Spanu T, Viscoli C.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Oct;70(10):2922. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv200. Epub 2015 Jul 13. No abstract available.

PMID:
26169556
33.

Infections caused by KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: differences in therapy and mortality in a multicentre study.

Tumbarello M, Trecarichi EM, De Rosa FG, Giannella M, Giacobbe DR, Bassetti M, Losito AR, Bartoletti M, Del Bono V, Corcione S, Maiuro G, Tedeschi S, Celani L, Cardellino CS, Spanu T, Marchese A, Ambretti S, Cauda R, Viscoli C, Viale P; ISGRI-SITA (Italian Study Group on Resistant Infections of the Società Italiana Terapia Antinfettiva).

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015 Jul;70(7):2133-43. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv086. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

PMID:
25900159
34.

Antifungal susceptibility profiles of bloodstream yeast isolates by Sensititre YeastOne over nine years at a large Italian teaching hospital.

Posteraro B, Spanu T, Fiori B, De Maio F, De Carolis E, Giaquinto A, Prete V, De Angelis G, Torelli R, D'Inzeo T, Vella A, De Luca A, Tumbarello M, Ricciardi W, Sanguinetti M.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jul;59(7):3944-55. doi: 10.1128/AAC.00285-15. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

35.

Pertussis in infants less than 6 months of age and household contacts, Italy, April 2014.

Sali M, Buttinelli G, Fazio C, Vacca P, La Sorda M, Carannante A, Spanu T, Valentini P, Stefanelli P.

Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015;11(5):1173-4. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2015.1019190.

36.

Resource-saving advice from an infectious diseases specialist team in a large university hospital: an exportable model?

Fantoni M, Murri R, Scoppettuolo G, Fabbiani M, Ventura G, Losito R, Berloco F, Spanu T, Sanguinetti M, Cauda R.

Future Microbiol. 2015;10(1):15-20. doi: 10.2217/fmb.14.99.

PMID:
25598334
37.

Catheter-related bacteremia by Cupriavidus metallidurans.

D'Inzeo T, Santangelo R, Fiori B, De Angelis G, Conte V, Giaquinto A, Palucci I, Scoppettuolo G, Di Florio V, Giani T, Sanguinetti M, Rossolini GM, Spanu T.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;81(1):9-12. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.09.015. Epub 2014 Sep 28.

PMID:
25446890
38.

Linezolid plasma and intrapulmonary concentrations in critically ill obese patients with ventilator-associated pneumonia: intermittent vs continuous administration.

De Pascale G, Fortuna S, Tumbarello M, Cutuli SL, Vallecoccia M, Spanu T, Bello G, Montini L, Pennisi MA, Navarra P, Antonelli M.

Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jan;41(1):103-10. doi: 10.1007/s00134-014-3550-y. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

PMID:
25413377
39.

Application of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry in clinical diagnostic microbiology.

De Carolis E, Vella A, Vaccaro L, Torelli R, Spanu T, Fiori B, Posteraro B, Sanguinetti M.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2014 Sep 12;8(9):1081-8. doi: 10.3855/jidc.3623. Review.

40.

Performance of two resin-containing blood culture media in detection of bloodstream infections and in direct matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) broth assays for isolate identification: clinical comparison of the BacT/Alert Plus and Bactec Plus systems.

Fiori B, D'Inzeo T, Di Florio V, De Maio F, De Angelis G, Giaquinto A, Campana L, Tanzarella E, Tumbarello M, Antonelli M, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Oct;52(10):3558-67. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01171-14. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

41.

Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and hematologic malignancies.

Pagano L, Caira M, Trecarichi EM, Spanu T, Di Blasi R, Sica S, Sanguinetti M, Tumbarello M.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jul;20(7):1235-6. doi: 10.3201/eid2007.130094. Review. No abstract available.

42.

High dose tigecycline in critically ill patients with severe infections due to multidrug-resistant bacteria.

De Pascale G, Montini L, Pennisi M, Bernini V, Maviglia R, Bello G, Spanu T, Tumbarello M, Antonelli M.

Crit Care. 2014 May 5;18(3):R90. doi: 10.1186/cc13858.

43.

Predictive models for identification of hospitalized patients harboring KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae.

Tumbarello M, Trecarichi EM, Tumietto F, Del Bono V, De Rosa FG, Bassetti M, Losito AR, Tedeschi S, Saffioti C, Corcione S, Giannella M, Raffaelli F, Pagani N, Bartoletti M, Spanu T, Marchese A, Cauda R, Viscoli C, Viale P.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014 Jun;58(6):3514-20. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02373-13. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

44.

Rapidly fatal hemorrhagic pneumonia and group A Streptococcus serotype M1.

Santagati M, Spanu T, Scillato M, Santangelo R, Cavallaro F, Arena V, Castiglione G, Falcone M, Venditti M, Stefani S.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2014 Jan;20(1):98-101. doi: 10.3201/eid2001.130233.

45.

Empyema caused by Prevotella bivia complicating an unusual case of spontaneous chylothorax.

Di Marco Berardino A, Inchingolo R, Smargiassi A, Re A, Torelli R, Fiori B, d'Inzeo T, Corbo GM, Valente S, Sanguinetti M, Spanu T.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Apr;52(4):1284-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03282-13. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

46.

Surveillance of bacterial and fungal infections in the postoperative period following liver transplantation: a series from 2005-2011.

Sganga G, Bianco G, Fiori B, Nure E, Spanu T, Lirosi MC, Frongillo F, Agnes S.

Transplant Proc. 2013 Sep;45(7):2718-21. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2013.08.010.

PMID:
24034031
47.

Effect of aerosolized colistin as adjunctive treatment on the outcomes of microbiologically documented ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by colistin-only susceptible gram-negative bacteria.

Tumbarello M, De Pascale G, Trecarichi EM, De Martino S, Bello G, Maviglia R, Spanu T, Antonelli M.

Chest. 2013 Dec;144(6):1768-1775. doi: 10.1378/chest.13-1018.

PMID:
23989805
48.

Clinical outcomes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia in intensive care unit patients.

Tumbarello M, De Pascale G, Trecarichi EM, Spanu T, Antonicelli F, Maviglia R, Pennisi MA, Bello G, Antonelli M.

Intensive Care Med. 2013 Apr;39(4):682-92. doi: 10.1007/s00134-013-2828-9. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

PMID:
23370828
49.

Derivation and validation of a scoring system to identify patients with bacteremia and hematological malignancies at higher risk for mortality.

Tumbarello M, Trecarichi EM, Caira M, Candoni A, Pastore D, Cattaneo C, Fanci R, Nosari A, Spadea A, Busca A, Vianelli N, Spanu T, Pagano L; He.M.A.B.I.S. (Hematological Malignancies Associated Bacterial Infections Surveillance) Italy.

PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e51612. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051612. Epub 2012 Dec 14.

50.

Bacterial bloodstream infections in liver transplantation: etiologic agents and antimicrobial susceptibility profiles.

Sganga G, Spanu T, Bianco G, Fiori B, Nure E, Pepe G, D'inzeo T, Lirosi MC, Frongillo F, Agnes S.

Transplant Proc. 2012 Sep;44(7):1973-6. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2012.06.055.

PMID:
22974885

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