Alberto E Tozzi

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Affiliation: Istituto Superiore di Sanit
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome, Italy, 1988-2000
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Department of Communicable Disease, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, V le R Elena 299 00161 Roma, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:106-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Reactogenicity and immunogenicity at preschool age of a booster dose of two three-component diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccines in children primed in infancy with acellular vaccines
    A E Tozzi
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 107:E25. 2001
  3. ncbi Clinical presentation of pertussis in unvaccinated and vaccinated children in the first six years of life
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 112:1069-75. 2003
  4. ncbi Field evaluation of vaccine safety
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 22:2091-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Risk factors for poor renal prognosis in children with hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Alessandra Gianviti
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Bambino Gesù Children s Hospital and Institute for Scientific Research, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1229-35. 2003
  6. doi Seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine: recommendations to families of at-risk children during the 2009-10 season
    Mariateresa Romano
    Department of Paediatrics, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 22:821-4. 2012
  7. ncbi Comparison of pertussis surveillance systems in Europe
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Bambino Gesu Hospital, Piazza S Onofrio, and Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 25:291-7. 2007
  8. pmc Use of the internet by Italian pediatricians: habits, impact on clinical practice and expectations
    Mariateresa Romano
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Piazza Sant Onofrio 4, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:23. 2012
  9. pmc Does googling for preconception care result in information consistent with international guidelines: a comparison of information found by Italian women of childbearing age and health professionals
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology, Unit Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00165, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:14. 2013
  10. doi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in a department of pediatrics: a cross-sectional study
    Francesco Gesualdo
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:3. 2014

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Publications29

  1. pmc Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli infections associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome, Italy, 1988-2000
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Department of Communicable Disease, Unit of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, V le R Elena 299 00161 Roma, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:106-8. 2003
    ..1% of patients. STEC O157 was the most common serotype, but a considerable number of cases were from infections by non-O157 STEC...
  2. ncbi Reactogenicity and immunogenicity at preschool age of a booster dose of two three-component diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccines in children primed in infancy with acellular vaccines
    A E Tozzi
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 107:E25. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi Clinical presentation of pertussis in unvaccinated and vaccinated children in the first six years of life
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Pediatrics 112:1069-75. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the clinical course of pertussis in unvaccinated and vaccinated children in a well-defined and strictly studied population and to identify determinants of the disease's clinical presentation...
  4. ncbi Field evaluation of vaccine safety
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena, 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 22:2091-5. 2004
    ..Signals generated by surveillance systems may stimulate to conduct formal studies to assess causality...
  5. ncbi Risk factors for poor renal prognosis in children with hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Alessandra Gianviti
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Bambino Gesù Children s Hospital and Institute for Scientific Research, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:1229-35. 2003
    ..In conclusion, absence of both D and evidence of STEC infection are needed to identify patients with HUS and worst prognosis, while D(-) but STEC(+) patients have a significantly better prognosis...
  6. doi Seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine: recommendations to families of at-risk children during the 2009-10 season
    Mariateresa Romano
    Department of Paediatrics, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 22:821-4. 2012
    ..6% had not been vaccinated. The majority of immunized children had received specific recommendations by a physician. Physicians involved in the management of children with chronic diseases should actively recommend influenza immunization...
  7. ncbi Comparison of pertussis surveillance systems in Europe
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Bambino Gesu Hospital, Piazza S Onofrio, and Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 25:291-7. 2007
    ..3 per 1000. The adoption of WHO case definition, standardisation of laboratory diagnosis, and integration of information on deaths from alternative sources should be supported...
  8. pmc Use of the internet by Italian pediatricians: habits, impact on clinical practice and expectations
    Mariateresa Romano
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Piazza Sant Onofrio 4, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:23. 2012
    ..We administered a questionnaire to members of the Italian Society of Pediatrics to assess determinants of their use of the Internet, of social platforms and of personal health records during clinical practice...
  9. pmc Does googling for preconception care result in information consistent with international guidelines: a comparison of information found by Italian women of childbearing age and health professionals
    Eleonora Agricola
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology, Unit Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00165, Rome, Italy
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:14. 2013
    ....
  10. doi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in a department of pediatrics: a cross-sectional study
    Francesco Gesualdo
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:3. 2014
    ..We describe methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal carriage at admission in patients admitted to a Department of Pediatrics...
  11. pmc Influenza-like illness surveillance on Twitter through automated learning of naïve language
    Francesco Gesualdo
    Multifactorial Diseases and Complex Phenotypes Research Area, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e82489. 2013
    ..We found a high correlation coefficient between the trend of our influenza-positive tweets and ILI trends identified by US traditional surveillance systems. ..
  12. doi Attitudes towards HPV immunization of Italian mothers of adolescent girls and potential role of health professionals in the immunization program
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 27:2625-9. 2009
    ..Pediatricians most frequently provided information on HPV vaccine (31%), and were perceived as the preferred immunization providers (77%). Acceptance of HPV immunization was high and was not associated with knowledge of HPV...
  13. ncbi Blood pressure in the long-term follow-up of children with hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Laura De Petris
    Department of Nephrology and Urology, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital and Research Institute, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 19:1241-4. 2004
    ..These results should be confirmed with a large prospective clinical study...
  14. ncbi MRSA nasal colonization in children: prevalence meta-analysis, review of risk factors and molecular genetics
    Francesco Gesualdo
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:479-85. 2013
    ..We report a meta-analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) nasal colonization prevalence in children and a review of the risk factors as well as molecular genetic characterization...
  15. doi Preserved antibody levels and loss of memory B cells against pneumococcus and tetanus after splenectomy: tailoring better vaccination strategies
    M Manuela Rosado
    Immunology Area, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Eur J Immunol 43:2659-70. 2013
    ....
  16. doi Quality of life in a cohort of patients diagnosed with renal failure in childhood and who received renal transplant
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Transplant 16:840-5. 2012
    ..4, and the average MCS score was 73.9. The mean GHQ total score was 14.8, and the total scale MSPSS mean score was 70. Severe comorbidities significantly affected the PCS score. Individuals with severe comorbidities had lower PCS scores...
  17. doi Neurological complications of varicella in childhood: case series and a systematic review of the literature
    Elena Bozzola
    Paediatric and Infectious Disease Unit, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, IRCCS, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 30:5785-90. 2012
    ..The obtained results may be useful for estimating costs associated with hospitalization from varicella in cost-benefit analysis for immunization...
  18. pmc Diagnosis and management of pertussis
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    CMAJ 172:509-15. 2005
    ..Erythromycin is still considered in some countries to be the "gold standard" for therapy and prophylaxis; however, azithromycin and clarithromycin seem equally efficacious and are associated with fewer side effects...
  19. doi Pediatric allergy and immunology in Italy
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Epidemiology Unit, Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:267-76. 2011
    ..Italian hallmarks in the management of allergic diseases in childhood are a quite alive and spread interest in Molecular Allergology and a remarkable predominance of sublingual (SLIT) compared to the subcutaneous (SCIT) immunotherapy...
  20. pmc Surfing the web during pandemic flu: availability of World Health Organization recommendations on prevention
    Francesco Gesualdo
    Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:561. 2010
    ..People often search for information on influenza A(H1N1)v prevention on the web. The extent to which information found on the Internet is consistent with recommendations issued by the World Health Organization is unknown...
  21. ncbi Can hexavalent vaccines be simultaneously administered with pneumococcal or meningococcal conjugate vaccines?
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Bambino Gesu Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 3:252-9. 2007
    ..We reviewed the available literature to assess the effects on immunogenicity and safety of simultaneous administration of hexavalent and conjugate pneumococcal and meningococcal C vaccines in healthy children...
  22. doi Growth assessment of paediatric patients with CF comparing different auxologic indicators: A multicentre Italian study
    Vincenzina Lucidi
    Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 49:335-42. 2009
    ..To evaluate growth in Italian patients with cystic fibrosis (CF)...
  23. pmc A comparison of populations vaccinated in a public service and in a private hospital setting in the same area
    Elisabetta Pandolfi
    Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital, Rome, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:278. 2008
    ..However, achieving high vaccination rates in children with chronic conditions is difficult. Different types of vaccine providers may differently attract high risk children...
  24. doi Safety and efficacy of etanercept in a cohort of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis under 4 years of age
    Claudia Bracaglia
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Pediatric Medicine, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino GesùIRCCS, Rome, Italy
    J Rheumatol 39:1287-90. 2012
    ..To evaluate safety, tolerability, and efficacy of etanercept in a cohort of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) under 4 years of age...
  25. doi HIV is associated with thrombophilia and high D-dimer in children and adolescents
    Giuseppe Pontrelli
    Department of Public Health, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    AIDS 24:1145-51. 2010
    ..The association between viral replication and coagulation abnormalities in a cohort of HIV-infected children and adolescents was investigated here...
  26. pmc Shiga toxins present in the gut and in the polymorphonuclear leukocytes circulating in the blood of children with hemolytic-uremic syndrome
    Maurizio Brigotti
    Dipartimento di Patologia Sperimentale, Via San Giacomo 14, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 44:313-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi Flow cytometry detection of Shiga toxins in the blood from children with hemolytic uremic syndrome
    Pier Luigi Tazzari
    Servizio di Immunoematologia e Trasfusionale, Ospedale S Orsola Malpighi, Bologna, Italy
    Cytometry B Clin Cytom 61:40-4. 2004
    ..The aim of the present work was the development of a method to detect Stxs bound on circulating PMNs and to diagnose STEC infections in patients with HUS...
  28. doi Interactions between Shiga toxins and human polymorphonuclear leukocytes
    Maurizio Brigotti
    Universita di Bologna, Via San Giacomo, 14, Bologna, Italy 40126
    J Leukoc Biol 84:1019-27. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi Increased risk of invasive meningococcal disease, pregnancy, and confounding
    Alberto E Tozzi
    Pediatrics 116:798-9; author reply 799. 2005