M Cruciani

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An overview of meta-analyses of diagnostic tests in infectious diseases
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:225-67, Table of Contents. 2009
  2. pmc Schistosoma hematobium and S. mansoni among children, Southern Sudan
    Roberto Deganello
    World Health Organization Headquarters for Southern Sudan, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1504-6. 2007
  3. pmc Meta-analyses of diagnostic tests in infectious diseases: how helpful are they in the intensive care setting?
    M Cruciani
    Center of Community Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona
    HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth 3:103-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Abacavir-based triple nucleoside regimens for maintenance therapy in patients with HIV
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Community Medicine and Infectious Diseases Service, ULSS 20 Verona, Verona, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008270. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Penetration of didanosine in semen of HIV-1-infected men
    M Cruciani
    Centre of Preventive Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Via Germania 20, 37135 Verona, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1244-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic interaction between chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and protease inhibitors in HIV-1-infected patients
    Mario Cruciani
    Centre of Preventive Medicine HIV Outpatient Clinic, Via Germania 20, 37135 Verona, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:546-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplant patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Liver Transpl 12:850-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of Candida infections in the adult intensive care unit
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine and HIV Out Patient Clinic, V Germania, 20 37135 Verona, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:175-91. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Serologic response to hepatitis B vaccine with high dose and increasing number of injections in HIV infected adult patients
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, V Germania, 20 37135 Verona, Italy
    Vaccine 27:17-22. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the accuracy of the ParaSight-F test in the diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 10:MT81-8. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint An overview of meta-analyses of diagnostic tests in infectious diseases
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 23:225-67, Table of Contents. 2009
    ..The execution and reporting of systematic reviews of diagnostic tests need to be improved...
  2. pmc Schistosoma hematobium and S. mansoni among children, Southern Sudan
    Roberto Deganello
    World Health Organization Headquarters for Southern Sudan, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1504-6. 2007
    ..5%; no cases of S. hematobium infection were detected. In Nyal (Upper Nile region), prevalence of S. hematobium infection was 73% and S. mansoni infection, 70%...
  3. pmc Meta-analyses of diagnostic tests in infectious diseases: how helpful are they in the intensive care setting?
    M Cruciani
    Center of Community Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona
    HSR Proc Intensive Care Cardiovasc Anesth 3:103-8. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Abacavir-based triple nucleoside regimens for maintenance therapy in patients with HIV
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Community Medicine and Infectious Diseases Service, ULSS 20 Verona, Verona, Italy
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008270. 2013
    ..Several clinical trials have evaluated the efficacy of triple nucleoside combination as a simplification therapy in patients who achieved virologic suppression..
  5. ncbi request reprint Penetration of didanosine in semen of HIV-1-infected men
    M Cruciani
    Centre of Preventive Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Via Germania 20, 37135 Verona, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1244-7. 2006
    ..We have investigated didanosine penetration in seminal plasma of 16 HIV-infected patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic interaction between chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and protease inhibitors in HIV-1-infected patients
    Mario Cruciani
    Centre of Preventive Medicine HIV Outpatient Clinic, Via Germania 20, 37135 Verona, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:546-9. 2005
    ..We have investigated whether chemotherapy for HIV-related systemic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) affects the pharmacokinetics of protease inhibitors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Antifungal prophylaxis in liver transplant patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Liver Transpl 12:850-8. 2006
    ..Concerns about the selection of triazole-resistant Candida strains, however, are realistic, and the potential disadvantages of prophylaxis should be weighed against the established benefits...
  8. ncbi request reprint Management of Candida infections in the adult intensive care unit
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine and HIV Out Patient Clinic, V Germania, 20 37135 Verona, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:175-91. 2008
    ..g., micafungin, anidulafungin). However, there is a critical need for improvement in diagnosis of invasive Candida infection in order to provide clinicians the opportunity to intervene earlier in the diseases course...
  9. doi request reprint Serologic response to hepatitis B vaccine with high dose and increasing number of injections in HIV infected adult patients
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, V Germania, 20 37135 Verona, Italy
    Vaccine 27:17-22. 2009
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  10. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the accuracy of the ParaSight-F test in the diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum malaria
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Med Sci Monit 10:MT81-8. 2004
    ..To provide an evaluation of the quality of available reports and an overall summary of diagnostic accuracy of the Parasight-F test, we have performed a systematic review...
  11. pmc Meta-analysis of BACTEC MGIT 960 and BACTEC 460 TB, with or without solid media, for detection of mycobacteria
    M Cruciani
    HIV Outpatient Clinic, Center of Preventive Medicine, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2321-5. 2004
    ..5 and 99.6% and 85.8 and 99.9%, respectively. Combined with solid media, the sensitivity of the two systems increased to 87.7 and 89.7%, respectively...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal with meta-analysis of the addition of Gram-positive prophylaxis to fluoroquinolone in neutropenic patients
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    J Clin Oncol 21:4127-37. 2003
    ..We evaluated by meta-analysis the efficacy of the addition of antimicrobial agents with enhanced Gram-positive activity to prophylaxis with quinolones. Materials and..
  13. doi request reprint Abacavir use and cardiovascular disease events: a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data
    Mario Cruciani
    Centre of Community Medicine and HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    AIDS 25:1993-2004. 2011
    ..However, no excess risk of myocardial infarction (MI) with ABC therapy has been observed in individual randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and in the aggregated clinical trials database maintained by the manufacturer of ABC...
  14. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of diagnostic procedures for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-1-infected patients
    M Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine HIV Outpatient Clinic, Verona, Italy
    Eur Respir J 20:982-9. 2002
    ..4 and 53-83.5% with cytochemical staining. In conclusion, in a setting of low prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, sputum induction, particularly with immunostaining, appears to be adequate for clinical decision-making...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of Candida infections in adult trauma and surgical intensive care patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Mario Cruciani
    HIV Outpatient Clinic, Centre of Preventive Medicine, Via Germania 20, 37135, Verona, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 31:1479-87. 2005
    ..To determine whether systemic antifungal prophylaxis decreases infectious morbidity and mortality in nonneutropenic, critically ill, trauma and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) adult patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 on infectiousness of tuberculosis: a meta-analysis
    M Cruciani
    Department of Infectious Diseases, HIV Screening Center, Verona, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 33:1922-30. 2001
    ..78-1.56) were similar regardless of HIV-1 positivity of index cases. These data suggest that tuberculosis patients with HIV-1 infection are not intrinsically more infectious to their contacts than are HIV-1-negative tuberculosis patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial prophylaxis
    M Cruciani
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Verona, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, P Le Stefani, 1 37126 Verona, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 16:123-5. 2000
    ..However, many of these approaches have fallen out of favour, mostly because of concerns about the long lasting efficacy. This paper focuses on the available prophylactic strategies, with emphasis on the use of antibacterial agents...
  18. ncbi request reprint Granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor as an adjuvant for hepatitis B vaccination: a meta-analysis
    Mario Cruciani
    Center of Preventive Medicine, HIV Outpatient Clinic, V Germania, 20 37135 Verona, Italy
    Vaccine 25:709-18. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Painful neuropathy vasculitis in 2 patients with long-standing human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection
    Sergio Ferrari
    Sections of Clinical Neurology, Department of Neurological and Visual Sciences, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 36:392-3. 2004
    ..These unusual cases outline the importance of nerve biopsies in order to reach a diagnosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on platelet count in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Massimo Franchini
    Immuno hematology and Transfusion Center, City Hospital, Verona, and Department of Histology, Microbiology, and Medical Biotechnology, University of Padua, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:237-46. 2007
    ..In order to clarify this controversial issue, we performed a systematic review with meta-analysis of the available literature...
  21. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in haemophilic patients with interferon and ribavirin: a meta-analysis
    Massimo Franchini
    Hemophilia Center, City Hospital, Verona, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:1191-200. 2008
    ..In order to analyse the effect of the current combination anti-HCV treatment [i.e. ribavirin plus interferon (IFN)] in this subset of HCV-infected patients, we performed a systematic review with meta-analysis of the available literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint Trichosporon asahii infection treated with caspofungin combined with liposomal amphotericin B
    Matteo Bassetti
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:575-7. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in antifungal use and species distribution among Candida isolates in a large paediatric hospital
    Graziana Manno
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:627-8. 2004
  24. pmc Both human immunodeficiency virus cellular DNA sequencing and plasma RNA sequencing are useful for detection of drug resistance mutations in blood samples from antiretroviral-drug-naive patients
    Saverio G Parisi
    Department of Histology, Microbiology and Medical Biotechnology, Padova University, Via Gabelli 63, 35100 Padova, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 45:1783-8. 2007
    ..0% and 36.2% of the subjects, respectively. Our data support the potential utility of genotypic resistance testing of PBMC DNA in conjunction with the currently recommended plasma RNA analysis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Are granulocyte colony-stimulating factors beneficial in treating diabetic foot infections?: A meta-analysis
    Mario Cruciani
    University of Washington, School of Medicine, Director, General Internal Medicine Clinic, VA Puget Sound Health Care System S 111 GIMC, 1660 South Columbian Way, Seattle, WA 98108 1597, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:454-60. 2005
    ..To assess the value of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) as adjunctive therapy for diabetic foot infections...
  26. ncbi request reprint Linezolid in the treatment of Gram-positive prosthetic joint infections
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, University of Genoa School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 55:387-90. 2005
    ..To investigate the clinical efficacy and safety of linezolid in the treatment of Gram-positive prosthetic hip and knee infections...
  27. ncbi request reprint Community-acquired Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia with meningitis and endophthalmitis in Italy
    Mario Giobbia
    Int J Infect Dis 7:234-5. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint P. carinii pneumonia in African children and the ineffectiveness of TMP-SMX prophylaxis
    Mario Cruciani
    Clin Infect Dis 36:937-9; author reply 939-40. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use and Pseudomonas aeruginosa susceptibility profile in a cystic fibrosis centre
    Graziana Manno
    Infectious Diseases Research and Diagnosis Laboratory, Department of Paediatrics, University of Genoa and Clinical Pathology Laboratories, G Gaslini Research Institute, Children s Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:193-7. 2005
    ..Trend testing showed a significant decline of susceptibility to aminoglycosides, imipenem and ciprofloxacin, while the susceptibility of P. aeruginosa to piperacillin and ceftazidime was stable...