Alberto Berardi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Group B streptococcal colonization in 160 mother-baby pairs: a prospective cohort study
    Alberto Berardi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Polyclinic University Hospital, Modena, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1099-104.e1. 2013
  2. doi Impact of perinatal practices for early-onset group B Streptococcal disease prevention
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Integrato Materno Infantile, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e265-71. 2013
  3. doi Group B streptococcus late-onset disease: 2003-2010
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo, 71 41124 Modena MO, Italy
    Pediatrics 131:e361-8. 2013
  4. doi Neonatal herpes simplex virus
    Alberto Berardi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:88-90. 2011
  5. doi Universal antenatal screening for group B streptococcus in Emilia-Romagna
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena MO, Italy
    J Med Screen 18:60-4. 2011
  6. doi Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis failure and group-B streptococcus early-onset disease
    Alberto Berardi
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Scienze Ostetriche, Ginecologiche e Pediatriche, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1221-4. 2011
  7. pmc Severe acquired cytomegalovirus infection in a full-term, formula-fed infant: case report
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 11:52. 2011
  8. doi Efficacy of intrapartum chemoprophylaxis less than 4 hours duration
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Neonatologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:619-25. 2011
  9. doi Group B Streptococcus early-onset disease in Emilia-romagna: review after introduction of a screening-based approach
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:115-21. 2010
  10. ncbi Group B streptococcus: early- and late-onset infections
    A Berardi
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Chemother 19:24-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi Group B streptococcal colonization in 160 mother-baby pairs: a prospective cohort study
    Alberto Berardi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Polyclinic University Hospital, Modena, Italy Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:1099-104.e1. 2013
    ..To identify the source of postnatal colonization with group B Streptococcus (GBS) and to evaluate the impact of intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) administration in newborn infant transmission...
  2. doi Impact of perinatal practices for early-onset group B Streptococcal disease prevention
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Integrato Materno Infantile, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 32:e265-71. 2013
    ..This study is aimed at evaluating changes in the incidence of EOGBS over a 9-year period after the implementation of a screening-based approach and comparing 2 different protocols for managing healthy-appearing at-risk newborns (ARNs)...
  3. doi Group B streptococcus late-onset disease: 2003-2010
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Via del Pozzo, 71 41124 Modena MO, Italy
    Pediatrics 131:e361-8. 2013
    ..There is insufficient population-based data on group B streptococcus (GBS) late-onset disease (LOD). Risk factors and routes of GBS transmission are poorly understood...
  4. doi Neonatal herpes simplex virus
    Alberto Berardi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:88-90. 2011
    ..Recently polymerase chain reaction plays a central role for both viral detection (skin, mucosal, cerebrospinal fluid samples) and response to therapy. Vertical transmission may be decreased by prophylactic antiviral treatment...
  5. doi Universal antenatal screening for group B streptococcus in Emilia-Romagna
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena MO, Italy
    J Med Screen 18:60-4. 2011
    ..Intrapartum antibiotic chemoprophylaxis (IAP) reduces the rate of early-onset disease. The aim of this study is to determine the degree of clinicians' compliance with the suggested protocol for GBS prevention in Emilia-Romagna (Italy)...
  6. doi Intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis failure and group-B streptococcus early-onset disease
    Alberto Berardi
    Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Scienze Ostetriche, Ginecologiche e Pediatriche, Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:1221-4. 2011
    ..To determine factors influencing intrapartum antibiotic prophylaxis (IAP) failure in the prevention of group B streptococcus (GBS) early-onset disease (EOD)...
  7. pmc Severe acquired cytomegalovirus infection in a full-term, formula-fed infant: case report
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 11:52. 2011
    ..Cases of cytomegalovirus colitis are exceptionally reported in immuno-competent infant. The pathogenesis is uncertain but breast-feeding is considered as a main source of postnatal infection...
  8. doi Efficacy of intrapartum chemoprophylaxis less than 4 hours duration
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Neonatologia, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico di Modena, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 24:619-25. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine if neonatal GBS colonization may be significantly decreased in case of inadequate (<4 h) duration of ampicillin prophylaxis...
  9. doi Group B Streptococcus early-onset disease in Emilia-romagna: review after introduction of a screening-based approach
    Alberto Berardi
    Unità Operativa di Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico, Modena, Modena, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:115-21. 2010
    ..Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of neonatal bacterial infections. Early-onset infections have decreased in recent years but, despite considerable efforts poured into prevention, cases continue to occur...
  10. ncbi Group B streptococcus: early- and late-onset infections
    A Berardi
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Chemother 19:24-7. 2007
    ..This review summarizes the main issues regarding the prevention of neonatal infection and presents aspects of group B streptococcal disease with the first population data recently obtained in a northern region of Italy...
  11. ncbi Kernicterus associated with hereditary spherocytosis and UGT1A1 promoter polymorphism
    Alberto Berardi
    Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Dipartimento Misto Materno Infantile, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria, Policlinico di Modena, Modena, Italy
    Biol Neonate 90:243-6. 2006
    ..An apparent re-emergence of kernicterus has been recently reported, with some cases occurring in otherwise healthy breastfed newborn...
  12. ncbi Absence of neonatal streptococcal colonization after planned cesarean section
    Alberto Berardi
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Policlinico, Modena
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:1012-3. 2006
  13. ncbi Group B streptococcal infections in a northern region of Italy
    Alberto Berardi
    Dipartimento Materno Infantile, Unità Operativa di Assistenza Neonatale, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via del Pozzo, 71 41100 Modena, Italy
    Pediatrics 120:e487-93. 2007
    ..Despite adoption of preventive strategies, cases of infection continue to occur and there is concern that widespread antimicrobial prophylaxis might delay rather than prevent disease onset, increasing the rates of late-onset diseases...
  14. ncbi Maternal anaphylaxis and fetal brain damage after intrapartum chemoprophylaxis
    Alberto Berardi
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
    J Perinat Med 32:375-7. 2004
    ..We discuss the feto-maternal risks and the controversial treatment of such a condition. The increasing number of penicillin-treated parturients will result in further cases of maternal anaphylaxis than previously found...
  15. ncbi [Prophylaxis of group B streptococcal infections in the birth centers of Emilia Romagna]
    A Berardi
    Dipartimento Misto Materno Infantile, Unità di Terapia Intensiva Neoatale, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Ospedale Policlinico, Modena
    Pediatr Med Chir 26:228-32. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the practices for prophylaxis of neonatal infection in our region during the 2000 and to standardize them according to the new available evidence...
  16. ncbi [Sepsis caused by Corynebacterium xerosis in neonatology: report of a clinical case]
    S Cattani
    Dipartimento di Scienze Ostetriche, Ginecologiche e Pediatriche Sezione di Neonatologia, Universita degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
    Acta Biomed Ateneo Parmense 71:777-80. 2000
    ..xerosis in a newborn without evident immunodeficiency. Our case further support the recognition of C. xerosis as a human pathogen and reinforces the fact that it should not be routinely considered as a contaminant...
  17. doi General movements in full-term infants with perinatal asphyxia are related to Basal Ganglia and thalamic lesions
    Fabrizio Ferrari
    Department of Neonatal Medicine, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Pediatr 158:904-11. 2011
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  18. ncbi Neonatal bacterial meningitis
    A Berardi
    Terapia Intensiva Neonatale, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, Modena
    Minerva Pediatr 62:51-4. 2010
    ..Finally, we present the first preliminary Italian data on GBS meningitis. Data are obtained from an area-based study conducted In Emilia-Romagna during 2003 to 2009...
  19. ncbi Prevention of group B streptococcal infection in a North-Italian area
    Alberto Berardi
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:691-2. 2004