Andrea Angheben

Summary

Affiliation: Sacro Cuore Hospital
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Acute strongyloidiasis in Italian tourists returning from Southeast Asia
    Andrea Angheben
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Hospital S Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Italy
    J Travel Med 18:138-40. 2011
  2. pmc Should malaria treatment be guided by a point of care rapid test? A threshold approach to malaria management in rural Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58019. 2013
  3. pmc Severe strongyloidiasis: a systematic review of case reports
    Dora Buonfrate
    Centre for Tropical Diseases CTD, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:78. 2013
  4. pmc Randomized clinical trial on ivermectin versus thiabendazole for the treatment of strongyloidiasis
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S Cuore Hospital, Negrar Verona, Italy
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1254. 2011
  5. pmc Accuracy of a rapid diagnostic test on the diagnosis of malaria infection and of malaria-attributable fever during low and high transmission season in Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S, Cuore Hospital, 37024 Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Malar J 9:192. 2010
  6. pmc Strict adherence to malaria rapid test results might lead to a neglect of other dangerous diseases: a cost benefit analysis from Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S, Cuore Hospital, Negrar Verona, Italy
    Malar J 10:226. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Coccidioidomycosis: first imported case in Italy
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Hospital Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verone, Italy
    J Travel Med 19:192-4. 2012
  8. pmc Autochthonous cases of mycetoma in europe: report of two cases and review of literature
    Dora Buonfrate
    Center for Tropical Diseases CTD, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e100590. 2014
  9. pmc Failure of malaria chemoprophylaxis with mefloquine in an oversize traveller to Mozambique
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Verona, Negrar, Italy
    Malar J 12:451. 2013
  10. pmc Case report: Loiasis with peripheral nerve involvement and spleen lesions
    Federico Gobbi
    Centro per le Malattie Tropicali, Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:733-7. 2011

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Acute strongyloidiasis in Italian tourists returning from Southeast Asia
    Andrea Angheben
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Hospital S Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Italy
    J Travel Med 18:138-40. 2011
    ..This paper describes two cases of acute strongyloidiasis in travelers returning from Southeast Asia and highlights the need to take strongyloidiasis into account also among acute travel-related illnesses...
  2. pmc Should malaria treatment be guided by a point of care rapid test? A threshold approach to malaria management in rural Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58019. 2013
    ..The test threshold is the tradeoff between refraining and testing, the test-treatment threshold is the tradeoff between testing and treating. Only if the disease probability lies between the two should the test be used...
  3. pmc Severe strongyloidiasis: a systematic review of case reports
    Dora Buonfrate
    Centre for Tropical Diseases CTD, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:78. 2013
    ..We carried out a review of literature on hyperinfection syndrome (HS) and disseminated strongyloidiasis (DS), in order to describe the most challenging aspects of severe strongyloidiasis...
  4. pmc Randomized clinical trial on ivermectin versus thiabendazole for the treatment of strongyloidiasis
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S Cuore Hospital, Negrar Verona, Italy
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1254. 2011
    ..Direct parasitologic exams are not sensitive enough to prove cure if negative. We used an indirect immune fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) along with direct methods for patient inclusion and efficacy assessment...
  5. pmc Accuracy of a rapid diagnostic test on the diagnosis of malaria infection and of malaria-attributable fever during low and high transmission season in Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S, Cuore Hospital, 37024 Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Malar J 9:192. 2010
    ..This study aims at estimating the accuracy of a RDT for the diagnosis of both malaria infection and malaria - attributable fever, in a region of Burkina Faso with a typically seasonal malaria transmission pattern...
  6. pmc Strict adherence to malaria rapid test results might lead to a neglect of other dangerous diseases: a cost benefit analysis from Burkina Faso
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, S, Cuore Hospital, Negrar Verona, Italy
    Malar J 10:226. 2011
    ..This paper aims at determining the costs and benefits of two competing strategies for the management of MAF: presumptive treatment for all or use of RDTs...
  7. doi request reprint Coccidioidomycosis: first imported case in Italy
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Hospital Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verone, Italy
    J Travel Med 19:192-4. 2012
    ..This disease should enter in the differential diagnosis of any febrile patient (especially if presenting with pulmonary symptoms, with or without hypereosinophilia) coming from Coccidioides immitis endemic areas...
  8. pmc Autochthonous cases of mycetoma in europe: report of two cases and review of literature
    Dora Buonfrate
    Center for Tropical Diseases CTD, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e100590. 2014
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  9. pmc Failure of malaria chemoprophylaxis with mefloquine in an oversize traveller to Mozambique
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Verona, Negrar, Italy
    Malar J 12:451. 2013
    ..This case seems to be attributed to mefloquine resistance, however it is suggested that mefloquine dosage should be modulated by body weight, as is already indicated by some authorities. ..
  10. pmc Case report: Loiasis with peripheral nerve involvement and spleen lesions
    Federico Gobbi
    Centro per le Malattie Tropicali, Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:733-7. 2011
    ..More information is needed to better characterize the protean manifestations of the disease in loiasis-endemic areas to evaluate the true incidence of loiasis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Imported strongyloidiasis: epidemiology, presentations, and treatment
    Dora Buonfrate
    Centre for Tropical Diseases CTD, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Via Sempreboni 5, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:256-62. 2012
    ..In fact, delayed diagnosis and treatment has life-threatening consequences in patients with conditions predisposing to development of hyperinfection and dissemination...
  12. pmc Evaluation of an indirect immunofluorescence assay for strongyloidiasis as a tool for diagnosis and follow-up
    Marina Boscolo
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Via Sempreboni 5, 37024, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:129-33. 2007
    ..A titer of > or = 1:80, with virtually no false-positive result, is a reliable cutoff for a serological assessment of treatment efficacy and for inclusion in clinical trials...
  13. pmc Human and entomological surveillance of West Nile fever, dengue and chikungunya in Veneto Region, Italy, 2010-2012
    Federico Gobbi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:60. 2014
    ..ii) To detect autochthonous cases of WNF, besides those of West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease (WNND) that were already included in a national surveillance...
  14. pmc Surveillance for West Nile, dengue, and chikungunya virus infections, Veneto Region, Italy, 2010
    Federico Gobbi
    Ospedale Sacro Cuore Don Calabria, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:671-3. 2012
    ..Surveillance highlighted the need to modify case definitions, train physicians, and when a case is identified, implement vector control measures...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rapid malaria diagnostic tests vs. clinical management of malaria in rural Burkina Faso: safety and effect on clinical decisions. A randomized trial
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centre for Tropical Diseases, Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar Verona, Italy
    Trop Med Int Health 14:491-8. 2009
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