M Dorrucci

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of the 90K glycoprotein in the Italian HIV-seroconversion study: temporal trend and predictability of the maturity of HIV infection
    M Dorrucci
    Epidemiology Unit, Department for Infectious Diseases, Roma, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 18:18-25. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of aging on the incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma among HIV-positive individuals with known dates of seroconversion
    Maria Dorrucci
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 104:251-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of hepatitis C on progression to AIDS before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Maria Dorrucci
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie e Immunomediate, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 18:2313-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in postseroconversion CD4 cell count and HIV load: the Concerted Action on Seroconversion to AIDS and Death in Europe Collaboration, 1985-2002
    Maria Dorrucci
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Reparto di Epidemiologia, Rome 00161, Italy
    J Infect Dis 195:525-34. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of HIV. Update]
    Maria Dorrucci
    Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie e Immunomediate, Reparto di Epidemiologia, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma
    Recenti Prog Med 101:12-5. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive cervical cancer in a cohort of HIV-seropositive women before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    M Dorrucci
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:377-80. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 seropositivity and risk of Kaposi's sarcoma and other acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related diseases
    G Rezza
    G Rezza, M Dorrucci, P Pezzotti Centro Operativo AIDS, P Monini, B Ensoli Laboratory of Virology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1468-74. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Does HHV-8 have a protective role on the development of HIV encephalopathy? Italian HIV-Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 53:2032-6. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and consequences of pregnancy in women with known duration of HIV infection. Italian Seroconversion Study Group
    M B Alliegro
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro Operativo AIDS, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 157:2585-90. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma and HHV-8 seroprevalence among homosexual men with known dates of HIV seroconversion. Italian Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 14:1647-53. 2000

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of the 90K glycoprotein in the Italian HIV-seroconversion study: temporal trend and predictability of the maturity of HIV infection
    M Dorrucci
    Epidemiology Unit, Department for Infectious Diseases, Roma, Italy
    J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 18:18-25. 2004
    ..To evaluate the level of 90K as a predictor of AIDS; to describe 90K levels over time after HIV serconversion; and to evaluate the 90K level as a marker of the maturity of infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint The effect of aging on the incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma among HIV-positive individuals with known dates of seroconversion
    Maria Dorrucci
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 104:251-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of hepatitis C on progression to AIDS before and after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Maria Dorrucci
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie e Immunomediate, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 18:2313-8. 2004
    ..To assess the effect of infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the progression of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease, before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in postseroconversion CD4 cell count and HIV load: the Concerted Action on Seroconversion to AIDS and Death in Europe Collaboration, 1985-2002
    Maria Dorrucci
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Reparto di Epidemiologia, Rome 00161, Italy
    J Infect Dis 195:525-34. 2007
    ..To determine whether early postseroconversion CD4 cell counts and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) loads have changed over time...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of HIV. Update]
    Maria Dorrucci
    Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie e Immunomediate, Reparto di Epidemiologia, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma
    Recenti Prog Med 101:12-5. 2010
    ..Before the advent of cART in 1996, the main causes of morbidity and mortality in people with HIV were the opportunistic infections and malignancies AIDS associated...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence of invasive cervical cancer in a cohort of HIV-seropositive women before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    M Dorrucci
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 26:377-80. 2001
    ..80--28.24). It remains to be determined whether the continued increase in ICC incidence after the introduction of HAART is attributable to a decreasing competitive mortality from other AIDS-defining diseases among HIV-infected women...
  7. ncbi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 seropositivity and risk of Kaposi's sarcoma and other acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related diseases
    G Rezza
    G Rezza, M Dorrucci, P Pezzotti Centro Operativo AIDS, P Monini, B Ensoli Laboratory of Virology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Natl Cancer Inst 91:1468-74. 1999
    ..Human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) has also been implicated in KS. We investigated several factors that may determine the onset of KS, particularly HHV8 infection in individuals after becoming seropositive for HIV...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does HHV-8 have a protective role on the development of HIV encephalopathy? Italian HIV-Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    AIDS and STD Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Neurology 53:2032-6. 1999
    ..To evaluate risk factors for HIV encephalopathy and whether Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and coinfection with human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) protect against this disease in a cohort of HIV seroconverters...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidence and consequences of pregnancy in women with known duration of HIV infection. Italian Seroconversion Study Group
    M B Alliegro
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Centro Operativo AIDS, Rome, Italy
    Arch Intern Med 157:2585-90. 1997
    ..The increasing incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in women of childbearing age led us to evaluate whether pregnancy affects the natural history of this disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence of Kaposi's sarcoma and HHV-8 seroprevalence among homosexual men with known dates of HIV seroconversion. Italian Seroconversion Study
    G Rezza
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 14:1647-53. 2000
    ..To evaluate temporal trends of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and of the KS-related human herpesvirus (HHV-8) among homosexual men who seroconverted for HIV between 1984 and 1997...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk of invasive cervical cancer among women with, or at risk for, HIV infection
    D Serraino
    Epidemiology Unit, IRCCS Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 82:334-7. 1999
    ..15 cases were expected). Our findings confirm previous suggestions showing an increased risk of ICC among HIV-infected women and have important implications at the individual and public health levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of use of antiretroviral and prophylactic therapies against Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (PCP) before AIDS diagnosis in Italy
    P A Napoli
    Centro Operativo AIDS, Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Epidemiol 14:41-7. 1998
    ..Results were similar for PCP prophylaxis. Lack of awareness of HIV infection, HIV exposure category, and geographical area were the most important factors associated with treatment before AIDS diagnosis...
  13. doi request reprint Cancer cohort consortium approach: cancer epidemiology in immunosuppressed groups
    Diego Serraino
    Virology Section, University Campus Bio Medico, Spallanzani Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Methods Mol Biol 471:409-19. 2009
    ..In this chapter, the use of this methodologic approach in southern Europe is illustrated and limitations are discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint The presence of anti-Tat antibodies is predictive of long-term nonprogression to AIDS or severe immunodeficiency: findings in a cohort of HIV-1 seroconverters
    Giovanni Rezza
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Infect Dis 191:1321-4. 2005
    ..Progression was faster in the persistently anti-Tat-negative subjects than in the transiently anti-Tat-positive subjects, and no progression was observed in the persistently anti-Tat-positive subjects...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of herpes simplex virus type 2 infection in a cohort of HIV-positive individuals in Italy
    Barbara Suligoi
    Reparto AIDS e MST, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Sex Transm Dis 29:665-7. 2002
    ..Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infections may be a risk factor for the transmission of HIV. Data on the prevalence of HSV-2 infection among HIV-positive individuals are scarce...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes over time in post-seroconversion CD4 cell counts in the Italian HIV-Seroconversion Study: 1985-2002
    Maria Dorrucci
    Reparto di Epidemiologia, Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Parassitarie e Immunomediate, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 19:331-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether there has been a tendency for early post-seroconversion CD4 cell counts to change over calendar time...
  17. ncbi request reprint No protective effect of acyclovir on HIV disease progression in a cohort of HSV-2-HIV-infected individuals
    Barbara Suligoi
    Reparto AIDS e MST, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Antivir Ther 7:289-91. 2002
    ..In conclusion, treatment with acyclovir does not seem to prolong significantly survival to AIDS among HIV-positive individuals who are HSV-2-infected...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of multiple herpesvirus infections on the progression of HIV disease in a cohort of HIV seroconverters
    Barbara Suligoi
    Reparto AIDS e MST, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Med Virol 69:182-7. 2003
    ..However, even after excluding Kaposi's sarcoma from the AIDS-defining endpoints, a slightly increased risk for participants with four herpesvirus infections remained...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Survival, progression to AIDS and immunosuppression in HIV-positive individuals before and after the introduction of the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)]
    Patrizio Pezzotti
    Reparto AIDS MST, Laboratorio di Epidemiologia e Biostatistica, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma
    Epidemiol Prev 27:348-55. 2003
    ..6 (95% CI +34.1; +45.1)per year. This study provides strong evidence that the efficacy of the HAART estimated in the controlled clinical trials has resulted in a real reduction at the population level of morbidity and mortality...
  20. ncbi request reprint Time to discontinuation of the first highly active antiretroviral therapy regimen: a comparison between protease inhibitor- and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor-containing regimens
    M Dorrucci
    , Reparto AIDS/MST, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 15:1733-6. 2001
    ..8%) discontinued their first regimen. No statistically significant difference was found in the time to discontinuation by specific type of regimen, either when considered overall or by specific reason...
  21. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma in transplant and HIV-infected patients: an epidemiologic study in Italy and France
    Diego Serraino
    Dip Epidemiologia, INMI L Spallanzani, Rome, Italy
    Transplantation 80:1699-704. 2005
    ..A follow-up study was conducted in Italy and in France to compare the epidemiology of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people and transplant recipients...
  22. ncbi request reprint An outbreak of HIV-1 subtype G among Italian injecting drug users
    Massimo Ciccozzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious, Parasite and Immune mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 21:1213-5. 2007
    ..All G subtypes but one were found among IDU. The phylogenetic analysis indicated that the outbreak was of monophyletic origin and was caused by HIV-1 strains similar to those from western Africa...
  23. doi request reprint Epidemiological investigation of a varicella outbreak in an Italian prison
    Catia Valdarchi
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:943-5. 2008
    ..The attack rate among susceptible inmates was approximately 22%. Preventive measures probably contributed to reduce infection spread...
  24. pmc Immunologic response to highly active antiretroviral therapy and mortality reduction in a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus-positive persons in Mozambique
    Leonardo Palombi
    Department of Public Health and Cellular Biology, University Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1128-32. 2010
    ..54, 95% confidence interval = 0.30-0.95). A good initial response to HAART was associated with a significant reduction of mortality. This finding supports the effectiveness of HAART in resource-poor settings...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increased HIV incidence among men who have sex with men in Rome
    Massimo Giuliani
    Epidemiology Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 19:1429-31. 2005
    ..This trend suggests the need for interventions aimed at encouraging behavioural changes among MSM...
  26. doi request reprint Viral causes of influenza-like illness: Insight from a study during the winters 2004-2007
    Simona Puzelli
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Med Virol 81:2066-71. 2009
    ..Although the PPV of symptoms for influenza virus infection was low, especially in low activity periods, these findings may help clinicians to improve their ability to perform diagnoses...
  27. doi request reprint Changes in the risk of death after HIV seroconversion compared with mortality in the general population
    Krishnan Bhaskaran
    MRC Clinical Trials Unit, 222 Euston Rd, London NW1 2DA, United Kingdom
    JAMA 300:51-9. 2008
    ..Mortality among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected individuals has decreased dramatically in countries with good access to treatment and may now be close to mortality in the general uninfected population...
  28. doi request reprint Response to combination antiretroviral therapy: variation by age
    Caroline A Sabin
    AIDS 22:1463-73. 2008
    ..To provide information on responses to combination antiretroviral therapy in children, adolescents and older HIV-infected persons...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in HIV progression to AIDS and death in industrialized countries: slower disease progression following HIV seroconversion in women
    Inmaculada Jarrin
    National Center of Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Epidemiol 168:532-40. 2008
    ..74, 95% CI: 0.56, 0.98). Sex differences in HIV disease progression have become larger and statistically significant in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, supporting a stronger impact of health interventions among women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Changes in the incidence and predictors of human immunodeficiency virus-associated dementia in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Krishnan Bhaskaran
    Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Neurol 63:213-21. 2008
    ..We therefore aimed to assess changes over calendar time in the risk for HIV-associated dementia (HIV-D), and factors associated with HIV-D risk...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does coinfection with Human Herpesvirus 6 have a protective effect for HIV-1 progression?
    Maria Dorrucci
    Infez Med 11:46-8. 2003
  32. ncbi request reprint Combined antiretroviral therapy and the incidence of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related central nervous system diseases
    Maria Dorrucci
    Ann Neurol 56:307. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of maternal HIV and malaria infection on pregnancy and perinatal outcome in Zimbabwe
    Carlo Ticconi
    Department of Surgery, Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1 00173 Rome, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 34:289-94. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of isolated or concomitant infection with malaria and HIV on pregnancy and neonatal outcome...