Paolo Gaibani

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Affiliation: University of Bologna
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi In vitro activity and post-antibiotic effects of colistin in combination with other antimicrobials against colistin-resistant KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream isolates
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1856-65. 2014
  2. pmc Development of a broad-range 23S rDNA real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of pathogenic bacteria in human whole blood and plasma specimens
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:264651. 2013
  3. pmc Comparative genomic and phylogenetic analysis of the first Usutu virus isolate from a human patient presenting with neurological symptoms
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e64761. 2013
  4. ncbi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus antibodies in blood donors living in the metropolitan area of Milan, Italy, 2009-2011
    Paolo Gaibani
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:81-3. 2013
  5. doi Outbreak of Citrobacter freundii carrying VIM-1 in an Italian Hospital, identified during the carbapenemases screening actions, June 2012
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies, 9 via G Massarenti, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e714-7. 2013
  6. pmc The central region of the msp gene of Treponema denticola has sequence heterogeneity among clinical samples, obtained from patients with periodontitis
    Paolo Gaibani
    Department of Hematology and Oncology L, and A, Seragnoli, University St, Orsola Malpighi Hospital, V, Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:345. 2010
  7. doi Evaluation of phenotypic and genotypic approaches for the detection of class A and class B carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae
    Simone Ambretti
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 19:212-5. 2013
  8. doi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus-specific antibodies in a cohort of blood donors in northeastern Italy
    Anna Pierro
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1605-7. 2011
  9. ncbi Successful containment and infection control of a Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in an Italian hospital
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 37:87-90. 2014
  10. doi Persistence of anti-west nile virus-specific antibodies among asymptomatic blood donors in Northeastern Italy
    Anna Pierro
    1 Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, of the Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:892-3. 2013

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  1. ncbi In vitro activity and post-antibiotic effects of colistin in combination with other antimicrobials against colistin-resistant KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream isolates
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:1856-65. 2014
    ..We compared the synergistic activity and post-antibiotic effect (PAE) of colistin in combination with other antimicrobials against colistin-susceptible and -resistant KPC-Kp bloodstream isolates...
  2. pmc Development of a broad-range 23S rDNA real-time PCR assay for the detection and quantification of pathogenic bacteria in human whole blood and plasma specimens
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Biomed Res Int 2013:264651. 2013
    ..Our results thus show that the 23S rDNA gene represents an optimal target for bacteria quantification in human whole blood...
  3. pmc Comparative genomic and phylogenetic analysis of the first Usutu virus isolate from a human patient presenting with neurological symptoms
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e64761. 2013
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  4. ncbi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus antibodies in blood donors living in the metropolitan area of Milan, Italy, 2009-2011
    Paolo Gaibani
    St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:81-3. 2013
    ..The seroprevalence rate identified in 2011 was 0.57%, suggesting that the area of WNV circulation in Italy is larger than that previously identified...
  5. doi Outbreak of Citrobacter freundii carrying VIM-1 in an Italian Hospital, identified during the carbapenemases screening actions, June 2012
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies, 9 via G Massarenti, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e714-7. 2013
    ..The identification of patients colonized or infected with carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE), in order to control and prevent the global spread of multidrug-resistant (MDR) pathogens...
  6. pmc The central region of the msp gene of Treponema denticola has sequence heterogeneity among clinical samples, obtained from patients with periodontitis
    Paolo Gaibani
    Department of Hematology and Oncology L, and A, Seragnoli, University St, Orsola Malpighi Hospital, V, Massarenti 9, Bologna, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:345. 2010
    ..To understand the possible evolution of this protein, we analyzed the sequence of the msp gene in 17 T. denticola positive clinical samples...
  7. doi Evaluation of phenotypic and genotypic approaches for the detection of class A and class B carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae
    Simone Ambretti
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 19:212-5. 2013
    ..Based on these results, both the commercial phenotypic and the genotypic assays could be helpful as confirmatory and discriminatory tests for the detection of class A and class B carbapenemases...
  8. doi Seroprevalence of West Nile virus-specific antibodies in a cohort of blood donors in northeastern Italy
    Anna Pierro
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1605-7. 2011
    ..Sixty-eight subjects (0.69%) were positive for anti-WNV by immunofluorescence assay. Large differences in the prevalence of antibodies to WNV were noted between towns in the area evaluated...
  9. ncbi Successful containment and infection control of a Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae outbreak in an Italian hospital
    Paolo Gaibani
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 37:87-90. 2014
    ..The rapid detection and management of the eleven patients colonized and infected with KPC-producing K.pneumoniae curbed the spread of this multidrug-resistant organism. ..
  10. doi Persistence of anti-west nile virus-specific antibodies among asymptomatic blood donors in Northeastern Italy
    Anna Pierro
    1 Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, of the Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:892-3. 2013
    ..Reversion to seronegative status within a short time frame suggests that WNV surveillance should be maintained year after year...
  11. pmc False-positive transcription-mediated amplification assay detection of West Nile virus in blood from a patient with viremia caused by an Usutu virus infection
    Paolo Gaibani
    Department of Haematology and Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, 9 via G Massarenti, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3338-9. 2010
    ..We report a false-positive result of a WNV transcription-mediated amplification assay (TMA) in a patient with viremia that was caused by Usutu virus, a mosquito-borne flavivirus...
  12. doi A rapid and specific real-time RT-PCR assay to identify Usutu virus in human plasma, serum, and cerebrospinal fluid
    Francesca Cavrini
    Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, University of Bologna, Via G Massarenti 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    J Clin Virol 50:221-3. 2011
    ..Usutu virus (USUV), a flavivirus that belongs to the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) family, has recently emerged as a human pathogen, necessitating new diagnostic tools...
  13. doi Detection of Usutu-virus-specific IgG in blood donors from northern Italy
    Paolo Gaibani
    Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:431-3. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate the presence of an anti-USUV response in 4 subjects with no history of other flavivirus infection...
  14. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of West Nile virus isolates, Italy, 2008-2009
    Giada Rossini
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:903-6. 2011
    ..On the basis of phylogenetic analyses, the strains isolated constitute a distinct group within the western Mediterranean cluster...
  15. doi Heterogeneity of West Nile virus genotype 1a in Italy, 2011
    Giada Rossini
    Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, Unit of Clinical Microbiology, St Orsola University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Gen Virol 94:314-7. 2013
    ..The data reported here are consistent with the hypothesis of multiple recent introductions of WNV lineage 1a strains into Italy...
  16. pmc Diagnosis of west nile virus human infections: overview and proposal of diagnostic protocols considering the results of external quality assessment studies
    Vittorio Sambri
    Operative Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies, S Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna 40138, Italy
    Viruses 5:2329-48. 2013
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  17. ncbi Chikungunya: an emerging and spreading arthropod-borne viral disease
    Francesca Cavrini
    The Emilia Romagna Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM Unit of Microbiology, St Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Infect Dev Ctries 3:744-52. 2009
    ..Currently, Chikungunya is spreading in Southeast Asian aspects, clinical pictures, diagnosis and treatment of the disease caused by Chikungunya virus...
  18. doi Absence of neuroinvasive disease in a liver transplant recipient who acquired West Nile virus (WNV) infection from the organ donor and who received WNV antibodies prophylactically
    Maria Cristina Morelli
    Liver and Multiorgan Transplant Unit, S Orsola University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e34-7. 2010
    ..We also report an innovative prophylactic strategy based on infusion of WNV hyperimmune plasma and gamma globulins that could be effective in preventing the appearance of a neuroinvasive disease...
  19. ncbi Clinical application of a molecular method based on real time RT-PCR for detection of influenza A(H1N1)v virus
    Anna Pierro
    Unit of Clinical Microbiology, Regional Reference Centre for Microbiological Emergencies CRREM, St Orsola Malpighi University Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:405-8. 2013
    ..7% and 94.9%, respectively, and therefore the Xpert® Flu assay is suitable for a rapid diagnosis in critically ill patients where diagnosis is crucial for clinical management and for an appropriate public health response...
  20. doi Blood culture systems: rapid detection--how and why?
    Paolo Gaibani
    Unit of Microbiology, Department of Hematology and Oncology L e A Seragnoli, University of Bologna, St Orsola Hospital, 9 via G Massarenti, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:S13-5. 2009
    ..It is important, however, to emphasize that molecular methods cannot replace blood cultures, as the latter allow the evaluation of the antimicrobial susceptibility of isolated microbes...
  21. pmc Treponema denticola alters cell vitality and induces HO-1 and Hsp70 expression in porcine aortic endothelial cells
    Chiara Bernardini
    Department of Veterinary Morphophysiology and Animal Production DIMORFIPA, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Cell Stress Chaperones 15:509-16. 2010
    ..denticola leaves the initial endodontic site and participates in the development of several systemic diseases...
  22. doi Toscana virus infections in northern Italy: laboratory and clinical evaluation
    Caterina Vocale
    Department of Haematology and Oncology L and A Seragnoli, Section of Microbiology, St Orsola University Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:526-9. 2012
    ..A total of 120 patients suffering from acute aseptic meningitis between July 1 and October 31, 2010 in northern Italy were evaluated. Eighteen of them (15%) were in the acute stage of TOSv disease...
  23. doi Microbiological and pharmacological tests on new antibiotic-loaded PMMA-based composites for the treatment of osteomyelitis
    Gianluca Giavaresi
    Laboratory of Preclinical and Surgical Studies, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute IRCCS, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    J Orthop Res 30:348-55. 2012
    ..These new porous PMMA composites, soaked in G-V solution in the operating room, might be an effective and useful drug delivery system for osteomyelitis treatment...