Giuseppe Indolfi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of rs12979860 SNP of the IFNL3 gene in children with hepatitis C and ethnic matched controls using 1000 Genomes Project data
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children s University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e85899. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Pediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children s University Hospital of Florence, Viale Pieraccini, Firenze, Italy
    J Med Virol 85:608-14. 2013
  3. pmc Autoimmunity and extrahepatic manifestations in treatment-naïve children with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:785627. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effect of early EBV and/or CMV viremia on graft function and acute cellular rejection in pediatric liver transplantation
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric Liver Centre, King s College London School of Medicine, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Clin Transplant 26:E55-61. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical significance of reactive thrombocytosis in children aged 1 to 24 months, hospitalized for community-acquired infections
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Platelets 19:409-14. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Cryptogenic stroke in a boy with atrial septal defect and hyperhomocysteinemia
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Child Neurol 23:1070-1. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 81:836-43. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function and anti-thyroid autoantibodies in untreated children with vertically acquired chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:117-21. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus: infection of the father predicts the risk of perinatal transmission
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 80:1907-11. 2008
  10. pmc Realtime PCR is more sensitive than multiplex PCR for diagnosis and serotyping in children with culture negative pneumococcal invasive disease
    Chiara Azzari
    Department of Pediatrics, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e9282. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of rs12979860 SNP of the IFNL3 gene in children with hepatitis C and ethnic matched controls using 1000 Genomes Project data
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children s University Hospital of Florence, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e85899. 2014
    ..7; 90% confidence intervals: 1.3-5.8). The present study provides the evidence that the rs12979860 single nucleotide polymorphism influences the natural history of hepatitis C virus in children. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Pediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children s University Hospital of Florence, Viale Pieraccini, Firenze, Italy
    J Med Virol 85:608-14. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the current knowledge of epidemiology, risk factors and molecular biology of horizontal intrafamilial transmission of HCV infection...
  3. pmc Autoimmunity and extrahepatic manifestations in treatment-naïve children with chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric and Liver Unit, Meyer Children University Hospital of Florence, Italy
    Clin Dev Immunol 2012:785627. 2012
    ..Despite the low incidence of extrahepatic manifestations of chronic hepatitis C in children, overall, available data suggest a careful monitoring...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of early EBV and/or CMV viremia on graft function and acute cellular rejection in pediatric liver transplantation
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Paediatric Liver Centre, King s College London School of Medicine, King s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
    Clin Transplant 26:E55-61. 2012
    ..We investigated the prevalence and timing of EBV and CMV infections during the first 21 d post-transplantation in relation to graft function and acute cellular rejection in a large cohort of pediatric liver transplantation recipients...
  5. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical significance of reactive thrombocytosis in children aged 1 to 24 months, hospitalized for community-acquired infections
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Platelets 19:409-14. 2008
    ..In conclusion, reactive thrombocytosis in children aged 1 up to 24 months is frequent and unrelated to markers of disease activity or degree of inflammation...
  6. doi request reprint Cryptogenic stroke in a boy with atrial septal defect and hyperhomocysteinemia
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Child Neurol 23:1070-1. 2008
    ..Paradoxical embolism was hypothesized as the responsible etiopathological mechanism. It is crucial to increase clinician awareness of stroke in children...
  7. doi request reprint Perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 81:836-43. 2009
    ..Despite an increased understanding of the risk factors involved in perinatal transmission of HCV, to date little is known about the transmission mechanisms and timing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function and anti-thyroid autoantibodies in untreated children with vertically acquired chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:117-21. 2008
    ..We investigated thyroid function and anti-thyroid autoantibodies in a cohort of untreated children with vertically acquired, chronic, HCV infection...
  9. doi request reprint Intrafamilial transmission of hepatitis C virus: infection of the father predicts the risk of perinatal transmission
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 80:1907-11. 2008
    ..HCV infection of the father seems to be associated with perinatal transmission but this relationship is dependent on maternal history of intravenous drug use...
  10. pmc Realtime PCR is more sensitive than multiplex PCR for diagnosis and serotyping in children with culture negative pneumococcal invasive disease
    Chiara Azzari
    Department of Pediatrics, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital and University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e9282. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the use of Multiplex-sequential-PCR (MS-PCR) or Realtime-PCR on blood samples for diagnosis and serotyping of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) in a pediatric clinical setting...
  11. doi request reprint Community‐acquired bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia in children: diagnosis and serotyping by real‐time polymerase chain reaction using blood samples
    Massimo Resti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, and Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 51:1042-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to use real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) on blood samples to diagnose and serotype pneumococcal infection in a large cohort of Italian children hospitalized for community-acquired pneumonia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Higher risk of hepatitis C virus perinatal transmission from drug user mothers is mediated by peripheral blood mononuclear cell infection
    Chiara Azzari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 80:65-71. 2008
    ..Peripheral blood mononuclear cell infection represents one of the most important risk factors for hepatitis C virus perinatal transmission...
  13. doi request reprint Potential serotype coverage of three pneumococcal conjugate vaccines against invasive pneumococcal infection in Italian children
    Chiara Azzari
    Department of Science for Women and Child Health, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 24, 50132 Firenze, Italy
    Vaccine 30:2701-5. 2012
    ..The aim of the work was to assess the potential serotype coverage of three pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (7-, 10- and 13-valent) against bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia and meningitis/sepsis in Italian children...
  14. pmc Molecular detection methods and serotyping performed directly on clinical samples improve diagnostic sensitivity and reveal increased incidence of invasive disease by Streptococcus pneumoniae in Italian children
    Chiara Azzari
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence and Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Viale Pieraccini 24, Florence I 50139, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 57:1205-12. 2008
    ..Real-time PCR and multiplex sequential PCR can be used directly on biological samples, improving the ability to diagnose IPD. The incidence of IPD appears 5-10 times higher by PCR than by cultural methods...
  15. doi request reprint Comparison of the effect of antibiotic treatment on the possibility of diagnosing invasive pneumococcal disease by culture or molecular methods: a prospective, observational study of children and adolescents with proven pneumococcal infection
    Massimo Resti
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, and Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    Clin Ther 31:1266-73. 2009
    ..It is not known how long results of culture or molecular tests remain positive after antibiotic therapy is begun...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mother-to-infant transmission of multiple blood-borne viral infections from multi-infected mothers
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 79:743-7. 2007
    ..These observations may be of clinical relevance in perinatal counseling...
  17. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 28B rs12979860 Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Predicts Spontaneous Clearance of Hepatitis C Virus in Children
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Pediatric and Liver Unit Immunology Unit and Laboratory at Meyer Children s University Hospital of Florence Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Unit, University of Turin, Regina Margherita Children s Hospital, Turin Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 58:666-8. 2014
    ..The aim of the present collaborative study was to evaluate the rs12979860 SNP in a large cohort of Italian children with perinatal acquisition of hepatitis C...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alanine transaminase levels in the year before pregnancy predict the risk of hepatitis C virus vertical transmission
    Giuseppe Indolfi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Florence, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Florence, Italy
    J Med Virol 78:911-4. 2006
    ..ALT determination, a simple, widely available and inexpensive test, may help in identifying mothers with an increased risk of HCV vertical transmission...
  19. pmc Perinatal asphyxia and inadvertent neonatal intoxication from local anaesthetics given to the mother during labour
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Department of Paediatrics, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Via L Giordano 13, 50132 Florence, Italy
    BMJ 330:34-5. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Bilateral consolidation of the lungs in a preterm infant: an unusual central venous catheter complication
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Meyer Children s Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Paediatr Anaesth 14:957-9. 2004
    ..Neonatologists should consider the possibility of dramatic respiratory distress deriving from PICC dislocation. Careful tip catheter placement and conscientious monitoring may reduce morbidity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Aseptic meningitis in neonatal varicella complicated by Escherichia coil sepsis
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Anna Meyer Children s Hospital, Via Luca Giordano 13, 50132 Firenze, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 163:343-4. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic induced liver injury: what about children?
    Daniele Serranti
    University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Chemother 25:255-72. 2013
    ..Children are an important class of antibiotic users, with specific metabolic characteristics, so more studies on them should be carried out. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term course of chronic hepatitis C in children: from viral clearance to end-stage liver disease
    Flavia Bortolotti
    Clinica Medica 5, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Gastroenterology 134:1900-7. 2008
    ..The natural course of chronic hepatitis C (CHC) in children is not well understood. The aim of this study was to assess the long-term course of CHC in a large sample of otherwise healthy children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factors impacting compliance with palivizumab prophylaxis
    Maria Serenella Pignotti
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:186-7. 2004