Andrea Angheben

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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 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications12

  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 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi 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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