S Esposito

Summary

Affiliation: University of Milan
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in children with nonsevere recurrent acute otitis media and chronic otitis media with effusion: implications for management
    Paola Marchisio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:262-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Pediatric parechovirus infections
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 60:84-9. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Performance of lung ultrasonography in children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:37. 2014
  4. pmc Genome characterisation of enteroviruses 117 and 118: a new group within human enterovirus species C
    Antonio Piralla
    Molecular Virology Unit, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e60641. 2013
  5. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of human rhinovirus isolates collected from otherwise healthy children with community-acquired pneumonia during five successive years
    Cristina Daleno
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e80614. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological approach to wheezing in preschool children
    Susanna Esposito
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Pediatric High Intensity Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy 39 02 55032498 39 02 50320206
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:943-52. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Vaccine-preventable diseases: from paediatric to adult targets
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Intern Med 25:203-12. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of a mixed bacterial lysate (OM-85 BV) on the immunogenicity, safety and tolerability of inactivated influenza vaccine in children with recurrent respiratory tract infection
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:2546-52. 2014
  9. ncbi request reprint Do children's upper respiratory tract infections benefit from probiotics?
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda no, 9, Milan 20122, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:194. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Syndromic obesity: clinical implications of a correct diagnosis
    Donatella Milani
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milano 20122, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:33. 2014

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Publications169 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Differences in nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in children with nonsevere recurrent acute otitis media and chronic otitis media with effusion: implications for management
    Paola Marchisio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:262-8. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Pediatric parechovirus infections
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    J Clin Virol 60:84-9. 2014
    ..More research is therefore needed to clarify the specific characteristics of this relevant group of viruses and to develop appropriate treatment strategies. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Performance of lung ultrasonography in children with community-acquired pneumonia
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:37. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to bridge this gap in order to increase our knowledge of the performance of US in diagnosing CAP in childhood...
  4. pmc Genome characterisation of enteroviruses 117 and 118: a new group within human enterovirus species C
    Antonio Piralla
    Molecular Virology Unit, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e60641. 2013
    ..Nucleotide and amino acid identity in VP1 sequences have been established as useful criteria for assigning new HEV types, but analysis of the complete P1 region improves resolution...
  5. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of human rhinovirus isolates collected from otherwise healthy children with community-acquired pneumonia during five successive years
    Cristina Daleno
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e80614. 2013
    ..Although the prolonged circulation of the same genotypes can sometimes be associated with a number of CAP episodes in different years. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological approach to wheezing in preschool children
    Susanna Esposito
    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Pediatric High Intensity Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy 39 02 55032498 39 02 50320206
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:943-52. 2014
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Vaccine-preventable diseases: from paediatric to adult targets
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Eur J Intern Med 25:203-12. 2014
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Impact of a mixed bacterial lysate (OM-85 BV) on the immunogenicity, safety and tolerability of inactivated influenza vaccine in children with recurrent respiratory tract infection
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:2546-52. 2014
    ..However, the use of OM-85 before and at the same time as IIV seems to reduce respiratory morbidity, and seems to be safe and well tolerated. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Do children's upper respiratory tract infections benefit from probiotics?
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda no, 9, Milan 20122, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 14:194. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Syndromic obesity: clinical implications of a correct diagnosis
    Donatella Milani
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milano 20122, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 40:33. 2014
    ..Although individual occurrence is rare, syndromic obesity with mental retardation has been reported in conjunction with 140 different diseases...
  11. ncbi request reprint Combating the rise of antibiotic resistance in children
    G Nicolini
    Pediatric Unit, Ospedale San Martino Belluno, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 66:31-9. 2014
    ..Moreover, educational on-line tools and their diffusions are useful strategies to diffuse knowledge on when and how to use antibiotics. ..
  12. doi request reprint Possible molecular mechanisms linking air pollution and asthma in children
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    BMC Pulm Med 14:31. 2014
    ..The aim of this review is to discuss the possible molecular mechanisms linking air pollution and asthma in children, also taking into account their genetic and epigenetic characteristics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pediatric norovirus infection
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 33:285-90. 2014
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  14. doi request reprint Impact of rhinovirus nasopharyngeal viral load and viremia on severity of respiratory infections in children
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 33:41-8. 2014
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  15. pmc A case of meningitis due to varicella zoster virus reactivation in an immunocompetent child
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:72. 2013
    ..Only a few cases have been described in the literature, most of which involved adult or elderly patients...
  16. doi request reprint Paediatric asthma and pneumococcal vaccination
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric High Intensity Care Unit, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5015-9. 2013
    ..Further studies are therefore essential to assure that children and adolescents with asthma receive the best protection against pneumococcal diseases. ..
  17. pmc Association between radiological findings and severity of community-acquired pneumonia in children
    Maria Francesca Patria
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 39:56. 2013
    ..The aim if this study was to assess radiographic findings in children with CAP of different severity in order to evaluate whether some parameters are associated with severe CAP...
  18. pmc Subcutaneous emphysema as the first relevant clinical sign of complicated tubercular lymph node disease in a child
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:461. 2013
    ..Unfortunately, it is not easy to diagnose TB in the first years of life because of the diversity of its clinical presentation and the non-specific nature of most of its symptoms...
  19. pmc Clinical profile of recurrent community-acquired pneumonia in children
    Francesca Patria
    Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Pediatric Highly Intensive Care Unit, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milan 20122, Italy
    BMC Pulm Med 13:60. 2013
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  20. ncbi request reprint Preliminary data on immunogenicity, safety and tolerability of trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in children with inborn errors of metabolism at risk of decompensation
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5149-51. 2013
    ..Safety and tolerability were also very good, with no differences between the groups. ..
  21. pmc Toll-like receptor 3 gene polymorphisms and severity of pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza in otherwise healthy children
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milano, 20122, Italy
    Virol J 9:270. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether selected polymorphisms of TLR2, TLR3 and TLR4 influence the incidence and clinical picture of pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza...
  22. pmc Role of polymorphisms of toll-like receptor (TLR) 4, TLR9, toll-interleukin 1 receptor domain containing adaptor protein (TIRAP) and FCGR2A genes in malaria susceptibility and severity in Burundian children
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Malar J 11:196. 2012
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  23. pmc Does the adoption of EUCAST susceptibility breakpoints affect the selection of antimicrobials to treat acute community-acquired respiratory tract infections?
    Anna Marchese
    Microbiology Unit, DISC Department, University of Genoa, R, Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 12:181. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  24. doi request reprint Diagnosis of acute rhinosinusitis
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:17-9. 2012
    ..The use of antibiotics is mandatory in severe acute bacterial rhinosinusitis to cure the disease and avoid the possible onset of severe complications...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of posterior pharyngeal wall and nasopharyngeal swabbing as a means of detecting the carriage of Neisseria meningitidis in adolescents
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:1129-33. 2013
    ..meningitidis carriage in large-scale epidemiological studies because they identify a significantly larger number of pathogen carriers and recover a significantly larger amount of bacterial DNA...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dog and cat bite-associated infections in children
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:971-6. 2013
    ..e., tetanus and/or rabies), and antibiotics in the case of immunocompromised patients or deep wounds (particularly if there is evidence of edema or crushing), facial bites, or any wound over a tendon or bone. ..
  27. doi request reprint DNA bacterial load in children with bacteremic pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:877-81. 2013
    ..Although further studies are required, it seems that serotypes not included in PCV13 can play a major role in causing a higher bacterial load and PPE...
  28. doi request reprint Management of paediatric Lyme disease in non-endemic and endemic areas: data from the Registry of the Italian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:523-9. 2013
    ..05). Paediatric LD is also present in areas of Italy in which it is not considered endemic, but knowledge concerning its management is generally poor among PID specialists and characterised by enormous gaps in non-endemic areas...
  29. doi request reprint Preventing influenza in younger children
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:42-9. 2012
    ..However, further studies are needed to establish whether universal influenza vaccination in the first years of life should be recommended, and with which vaccine...
  30. doi request reprint Can infants be protected by means of maternal vaccination?
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:85-92. 2012
    ..This review analyses the advantages and limitations of maternal immunization as revealed by experience and the main publications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Borrelia burgdorferi infection and Lyme disease in children
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e153-8. 2013
    ..This review of the currently available data will evaluate what may be the best approach to the diagnosis and treatment of B. burgdorferi infection and disease in the pediatric population...
  32. doi request reprint Immunogenicity, safety and tolerability of vaccinations in premature infants
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Expert Rev Vaccines 11:1199-209. 2012
    ..However, there is an urgent need for further studies concerning the use of recently marketed vaccines and those that will be marketed in the near future...
  33. pmc Debate around infection-dependent hemophagocytic syndrome in paediatrics
    Valentina Ansuini
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 13:15. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Should corticosteroids be used in bacterial meningitis in children?
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Neurol 17:24-8. 2013
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  35. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy for pneumococcal infections: an update
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:65-77. 2013
    ..The management of pneumococcal diseases still places a significant burden on medical and economic resources. The subjects at greatest risk of pneumococcal infections are children...
  36. doi request reprint The immunogenicity and safety of a single 0.5 mL dose of virosomal subunit influenza vaccine administered to unprimed children aged ≥6 to <36 months: data from a randomized, Phase III study
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 30:7005-12. 2012
    ..Our results show that a single 0.5 mL dose effectively and safely provided long-term immunogenicity to all three influenza strains in unprimed children aged at least 6 to <36 months...
  37. doi request reprint Circulation of different rhinovirus groups among children with lower respiratory tract infection in Kiremba, Burundi
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3251-6. 2012
    ..01) and RV-C with wheezing (p < 0.05). In Burundi, RVs are frequently detected in children with LRTIs. RV-A seems to be the most important species and is identified mainly in patients with bronchitis and CAP...
  38. doi request reprint Adenovirus 36 infection and obesity
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Virol 55:95-100. 2012
    ..If it is demonstrated that AD-36 does play a role in obesity, it will be important to investigate possible vaccines against the infection itself or antiviral drugs capable of inhibiting disease progression...
  39. pmc Severe vitamin B12 deficiency in an exclusively breastfed 5-month-old Italian infant born to a mother receiving multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy
    Sophie Guez
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 12:85. 2012
    ..In infants, vitamin B12 deficiency may be due to an inborn error of absorption and metabolism, or nutritional problems...
  40. pmc Antibody response of healthy children to pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza virus
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Virol J 8:563. 2011
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Antibiotic therapy for pediatric community-acquired pneumonia: do we know when, what and for how long to treat?
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 31:e78-85. 2012
    ..Finally, further efforts are needed to increase vaccination coverage against respiratory pathogens and to conduct prospective studies of their impact...
  42. doi request reprint Unsolved problems in the approach to pediatric community-acquired pneumonia
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:286-91. 2012
    ..This review discusses unsolved problems concerning pediatric community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and identifies the areas of research that need to be developed...
  43. doi request reprint Recommendations for the use of influenza vaccine in pediatrics
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:102-6. 2012
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccine
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Hum Vaccin Immunother 8:76-80. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to solve these problems and to evaluate the possible role of LAIV in the annual vaccination of the general population...
  45. pmc Viral shedding in children infected by pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza virus
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Virol J 8:349. 2011
    ....
  46. pmc Clinical importance and impact on the households of oseltamivir-resistant seasonal A/H1N1 influenza virus in healthy children in Italy
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Virol J 7:202. 2010
    ....
  47. pmc Collection by trained pediatricians or parents of mid-turbinate nasal flocked swabs for the detection of influenza viruses in childhood
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Virol J 7:85. 2010
    ..Moreover, the direct involvement of parents significantly increases patient acceptance, thus simplifying collection and suggesting that this novel swab design should be considered for epidemiological surveys and vaccine efficacy studies...
  48. pmc Meropenem vs standard of care for treatment of late onset sepsis in children of less than 90 days of age: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Irja Lutsar
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Tartu, Estonia
    Trials 12:215. 2011
    ..Meropenem is an antibiotic with wide antibacterial coverage. The advantage of it over standard of care could be its wider antibacterial coverage and thus the use of mono-instead of combination therapy...
  49. pmc Knowledge of human papillomavirus infection and its prevention among adolescents and parents in the greater Milan area, Northern Italy
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 10:378. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to provide data on the knowledge of Italian adolescents and parents concerning human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and its prevention in order to allow the development of adequate training programmes...
  50. pmc Five-year follow-up of children with perinatal HIV-1 infection receiving early highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Elena Chiappini
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 9:140. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, data about long-term follow-up of early treated children are lacking...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a rapid bedside test for the quantitative determination of C-reactive protein
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, University of Milan, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 43:438-40. 2005
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  52. pmc Altered cardiac rhythm in infants with bronchiolitis and respiratory syncytial virus infection
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:305. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the real frequency of heart involvement in patients with bronchiolitis associated with RSV infection, and whether infants with mild or moderate disease also risk heart malfunction...
  53. doi request reprint Knowledge of vaccination of allergic children among Italian primary care pediatricians, hospital pediatricians and pediatric residents
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Vaccine 28:7569-75. 2010
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Differences in vaccinations in European Union
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Hum Vaccin 4:313-5. 2008
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  55. pmc Influenza vaccination among healthcare workers in a multidisciplinary University hospital in Italy
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    BMC Public Health 8:422. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the current vaccination status of the HCWs in one of Italy's largest multidisciplinary University Hospitals...
  56. ncbi request reprint Rhinosinusitis management in pediatrics: an overview
    S Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:53-5. 2010
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  57. doi request reprint Vaccines and preterm neonates: why, when, and with what
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 85:S43-5. 2009
    ..It is therefore essential to make every effort to convince pediatricians and parents that compliance with these recommendations will not cause any clinical problems...
  58. doi request reprint The global state of influenza in children
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:S149-53. 2008
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  59. doi request reprint The rational use of influenza vaccines in healthy children and children with underlying conditions
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:244-9. 2009
    ..This review discusses why influenza should be considered an important clinical problem even in healthy children, and what can be expected from the use of influenza vaccines in pediatrics...
  60. doi request reprint From clinical practice to guidelines: how to recognize rhinosinusitis in children
    S Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:53-5. 2007
    ..Under these circumstances, computed tomography is the preferred evaluation. Together with their clinical judgment, these suggestions may be useful for pediatricians in diagnosing this common condition...
  61. doi request reprint Immunogenicity and safety of human papillomavirus-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted vaccine administered according to an alternative dosing schedule compared with the standard dosing schedule in healthy women aged 15 to 25 years: results from a randomized study
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:e49-55. 2011
    ..This study (NCT00552279) evaluated the vaccine when administered according to an alternative dosing schedule (0-1-12 months) compared with the standard dosing schedule (0-1-6 months)...
  62. doi request reprint Different influenza vaccine formulations and adjuvants for childhood influenza vaccination
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 29:7535-41. 2011
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  63. pmc Clinical and socioeconomic impact of different types and subtypes of seasonal influenza viruses in children during influenza seasons 2007/2008 and 2008/2009
    Susanna Esposito
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 11:271. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the clinical presentation and socio-economic impact of laboratory-confirmed influenza A/H1N1, A/H3N2 or B infection in children attending an Emergency Room because of influenza-like illness...
  64. pmc Impact on respiratory tract infections of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine administered at 3, 5 and 11 months of age
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Respir Res 8:12. 2007
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the impact of PCV-7 administered at 3, 5 and 11 months of age on respiratory tract infections in very young children...
  65. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variations in nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory pathogens in healthy Italian children attending day-care centres or schools
    P Marchisio
    Pediatric Department 1, University of Milan, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 50:1095-9. 2001
    ..However, although statistically significant, the difference was slight and had limited clinical relevance. Therefore, seasonal influence on the nasopharyngeal carriage of respiratory pathogens in healthy children was negligible...
  66. ncbi request reprint Role of respiratory pathogens in infants hospitalized for a first episode of wheezing and their impact on recurrences
    S Bosis
    Institute of Paediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:677-84. 2008
    ..A high viral load seems to be strictly related to the likelihood of recurrence...
  67. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae infections in children with pneumonia. Mowgli Study Group
    S Esposito
    Paediatric Dept I, Istituto di Ricerca e di Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Maggiore Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Respir J 17:241-5. 2001
    ..The priorities for future research include the development of rapid, easily accessible and cost-effective diagnostic tests useful for each episode of pneumonia in children...
  68. ncbi request reprint Clinical and socio-economic impact of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection on healthy children and their households
    S Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 11:933-6. 2005
    ..The fact that influenza has a similar global clinical impact on the community to that of RSV infection, but represents a greater socio-economic burden, may contribute to broadening the acceptance of influenza vaccination...
  69. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine in children with recurrent acute otitis media in Italy
    P Marchisio
    Department of Maternal and Paediatric Sciences, Università degli Studi di Milano and Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:441-9. 2011
    ..Together with the fact that paediatricians are the main prescribers, this is worrying because of the current lack of evidence regarding the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of CAM in the prevention of RAOM...
  70. ncbi request reprint Emerging role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae in paediatric respiratory-tract infections
    N Principi
    Department of Paediatrics, Azienda Ospedaliera Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento, Milan, Italy
    Lancet Infect Dis 1:334-44. 2001
    ..However, a number of therapeutic issues remain unsolved...
  71. doi request reprint A retrospective evaluation of microbiology of acute otitis media complicated by spontaneous otorrhea in children living in Milan, Italy
    P Marchisio
    Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Pediatric Clinic 1, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milan, Italy
    Infection 41:629-35. 2013
    ..To evaluate the microbiology of acute otitis media (AOM) with otorrhea due to spontaneous tympanic membrane perforation (STMP) in children living in Milan, Italy...
  72. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a propolis and zinc solution in preventing acute otitis media in children with a history of recurrent acute otitis media
    P Marchisio
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:567-75. 2010
    ..No effect can be expected on respiratory infections other than AOM...
  73. ncbi request reprint Role of Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae in children with community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections
    N Principi
    Pediatric Department I, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1281-9. 2001
    ..pneumoniae and/or C. pneumoniae plays a significant role in community-acquired LRTIs in children of all ages and that such infections have a more complicated course when not treated with adequate antimicrobial agents...
  74. ncbi request reprint Asthma in children: are chlamydia or mycoplasma involved?
    S Esposito
    Paediatric Department I, University of Milan, Italy
    Paediatr Drugs 3:159-68. 2001
    ..Carefully controlled randomised trials are clearly warranted to determine whether infection with atypical bacteria is really associated with asthma and to define the appropriate role of antimicrobial treatment...
  75. pmc Efficacy of increasing dosages of clarithromycin for treatment of experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia
    C Tagliabue
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:2323-9. 2011
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of increasing dosages of clarithromycin for the optimized therapy of M. pneumoniae respiratory infection in a mouse model...
  76. ncbi request reprint Zidovudine therapy and HIV type 1 mutations in children with symptomatic HIV type 1 infection: effect of switching to didanosine or zidovudine plus didanosine therapy. Italian Multicenter Study Group on HIV Mutations in Children
    N Principi
    Pediatric Department 4, University of Milan, Italy
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 14:1653-9. 1998
    ..These results suggest that genotypic resistance assays, together with viral load, may prove useful for rational treatment decisions both at the start of therapy and with failure...
  77. ncbi request reprint Recurrent respiratory tract infections in pediatric age: a population-based survey of the therapeutic role of macrolides
    N Principi
    Pediatric Department I, University of Milan, Italy
    J Chemother 15:53-9. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Hypertonic saline is more effective than normal saline in seasonal allergic rhinitis in children
    P Marchisio
    Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 25:721-30. 2012
    ..Our data suggest that nasal irrigation with hypertonic saline might be included in the wide spectrum of therapies recommended for grass-pollen AR...
  79. ncbi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide levels in children with chronic adenotonsillar disease
    S Torretta
    Otorhinolaryngological Clinic, Department of Specialist Surgical Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 24:471-80. 2011
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Role of atypical bacteria in children undergoing tonsillectomy because of severely recurrent acute tonsillopharyngitis
    S Esposito
    Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Via Commenda 9, 20122, Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:1233-7. 2008
    ..pneumoniae, and that tonsillectomy seems to be effective in reducing the recurrence of both AT and acute respiratory disease during 12 months follow-up postsurgery...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effect of highly active antiretroviral therapy on cardiovascular involvement in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Anna Plebani
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:559-63. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and subacute rhinosinusitis in children
    S Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    J Chemother 20:147-57. 2008
    ..These guidelines are based on the 125 that were considered truly relevant and reflect the most widely shared positions concerning the diagnosis and treatment of acute, subacute and recurrent rhinosinusitis in children...
  83. doi request reprint No evidence for the effectiveness of systemic corticosteroids in acute pharyngitis, community-acquired pneumonia and acute otitis media
    N Principi
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 32:151-60. 2013
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint Role of atypical bacteria and azithromycin therapy for children with recurrent respiratory tract infections
    Susanna Esposito
    Institute of Pediatrics, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:438-44. 2005
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Use of antimicrobial agents for community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections in hospitalised children
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Department 1, University of Milan, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:647-50. 2001
    ..In order to contain costs and limit the risk of resistant bacteria emerging, it is urgent that pediatricians and parents be educated in the proper use of antibiotics...
  86. ncbi request reprint Insights into infectious otitis media
    P Marchisio
    Departments of Mother and Child, University of Milan, Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:20-3. 2010
    ..In recent years new data have been gathered regarding different microbiological aspects of otitis media. This new knowledge may contribute toward the development and implementation of therapeutic and preventive strategies...
  87. ncbi request reprint Theoretic coverage of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in the prevention of community-acquired pneumonia in children in Italy
    Susanna Esposito
    Pediatric Department I, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Vaccine 21:2704-7. 2003
    ..This study confirms the significant role of S. pneumoniae in pediatric CAP, and highlights the importance of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines in preventing it during the first years of life...
  88. ncbi request reprint Meningitis complicated by subdural empyema and deafness caused by pneumoccoccal serotype 7F in a 17-month-old child: a case report
    S Bosis
    Pediatric Clinic 1, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 53:98-100. 2012
    ..The 7F strain is not contained in PCV7 (the only vaccine on the market at the time of the onset of meningitis) but is included in the new pediatric 13-valent PCV, which may therefore prevent cases such as this in the future...
  89. pmc Burden of influenza in healthy children and their households
    N Principi
    Institute of Paediatrics, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Arch Dis Child 89:1002-7. 2004
    ..A prospective, multicentre study was conducted to evaluate the burden of laboratory confirmed influenza in healthy children and their household contacts...
  90. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of the nasal obstruction index in detecting adenoid hypertrophy in children without allergy
    S Torretta
    Department of Specialist Surgical Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:57-61. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the diagnostic accuracy of the NOI in detecting AH by comparing NOI scores with NFE findings in a selected series of non-allergic children affected by nasal obstruction...
  91. doi request reprint Nasal nitric oxide in children with adenoidal hypertrophy: a preliminary study
    S Torretta
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Specialist Surgical Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:689-93. 2010
    ....
  92. pmc Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae in healthy children: implications for the use of heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Paola Marchisio
    University of Milan, Via Commenda 9, 20122 Milan, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:479-84. 2002
    ..pneumoniae. Most isolated strains are covered by the heptavalent conjugate vaccine, especially in the first years of life, suggesting that its use could reduce the incidence of pneumococcal disease...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Acute, subacute and recurrent bacterial rhinosinusitis in pediatrics: guidelines of the Study Group of the Italian Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (SITIP)]
    S Esposito
    Istituto di Pediatria, Universita di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milano, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 59:474-5. 2007
  94. pmc The impact of steroids given with macrolide therapy on experimental Mycoplasma pneumoniae respiratory infection
    C Tagliabue
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Infect Dis 198:1180-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of clarithromycin, dexamethasone, and combination therapy for M. pneumoniae respiratory infection...
  95. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation of meningococcal disease in childhood
    C Sabatini
    Pediatric Clinic 1, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 53:116-9. 2012
    ....
  96. doi request reprint New insights into pediatric rhinosinusitis
    N Principi
    Institute of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 18:7-9. 2007
    ....
  97. doi request reprint Medical education and attitudes about acute otitis media guidelines: a survey of Italian pediatricians and otolaryngologists
    Paola Marchisio
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1-4. 2009
    ..Limited data are available concerning medical education in acute otitis media (AOM), and the association between medical education and attitudes about AOM guidelines has never been explored...
  98. ncbi request reprint Role of vitamin D in children with respiratory tract infection
    S Esposito
    Pediatric Clinic 1, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 26:1-13. 2013
    ....