Teresa Spanu


Affiliation: Catholic University
Country: Italy


  1. Rigante D, Spanu T, Nanni L, Tornesello A, Sanguinetti M, D Inzeo T, et al. Deep neck infection complicating lymphadenitis caused by Streptococcus intermedius in an immunocompetent child. BMC Infect Dis. 2006;6:61 pubmed
    ..Streptococcus intermedius belongs to the Streptococcus anginosus group. It is part of the normal flora of the human mouth, but it can be etiologically associated with deep-site infections...
  2. Spanu T, Posteraro B, Fiori B, D Inzeo T, Campoli S, Ruggeri A, et al. Direct maldi-tof mass spectrometry assay of blood culture broths for rapid identification of Candida species causing bloodstream infections: an observational study in two large microbiology laboratories. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:176-9 pubmed publisher
    ..5% of non-albicans Candida species (128/148). Results were available in 30 min (median), suggesting that this approach is a reliable, time-saving tool for routine identification of Candida species causing bloodstream infection. ..
  3. Bello G, Pennisi M, Di Muzio F, De Pascale G, Montini L, Maviglia R, et al. Clinical impact of pulmonary sampling site in the diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia: A prospective study using bronchoscopic bronchoalveolar lavage. J Crit Care. 2016;33:151-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the choice of the pulmonary sampling area is clinically relevant in the management of VAP...