M T Montagna

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro activities of amphotericin B deoxycholate and liposomal amphotericin B against 604 clinical yeast isolates
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 63:1638-43. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about tuberculosis among undergraduate health care students in 15 Italian universities: a cross-sectional study
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 14:970. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Candidemia in intensive care unit: a nationwide prospective observational survey (GISIA-3 study) and review of the European literature from 2000 through 2013
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:661-74. 2014
  4. pmc SIMIFF study: Italian fungal registry of mold infections in hematological and non-hematological patients
    M T Montagna
    Hygiene Section, Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Infection 42:141-51. 2014
  5. pmc Air sampling procedures to evaluate microbial contamination: a comparison between active and passive methods in operating theatres
    Christian Napoli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza G, Cesare, 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 12:594. 2012
  6. pmc Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in the intensive care unit: results of a multicenter Italian survey (AURORA Project)
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Infection 41:645-53. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of foodborne diseases and home safety
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:191-200. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint [Spa facilities and legionellosis: legislative structure and state of the art in Apulia (Italy)]
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Oncologia Umana, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 68:719-31. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Mycotoxins in foodstuffs: Italian regulations in the European framework
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Ann Ig 24:475-89. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental surveillance and molecular investigation of Legionella spp. in Apulia, in the years 2008-2011
    R Iatta
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:435-41. 2013

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint In vitro activities of amphotericin B deoxycholate and liposomal amphotericin B against 604 clinical yeast isolates
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 63:1638-43. 2014
    ..The excellent in vitro activity of L-AmB may have important implications for empirical treatment approaches and support its role in treatment of a wide range of invasive infections due to yeasts. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Knowledge about tuberculosis among undergraduate health care students in 15 Italian universities: a cross-sectional study
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124 Bari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 14:970. 2014
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  3. ncbi request reprint Candidemia in intensive care unit: a nationwide prospective observational survey (GISIA-3 study) and review of the European literature from 2000 through 2013
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 18:661-74. 2014
    ..Candida bloodstream infections (BSI) represent an important problem in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). The epidemiology of candidemia is changing with an increase in the proportion of Candida (C.) non-albicans...
  4. pmc SIMIFF study: Italian fungal registry of mold infections in hematological and non-hematological patients
    M T Montagna
    Hygiene Section, Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Infection 42:141-51. 2014
    ..We compared the risk factors, the diagnostic tools and the outcome of filamentous fungal infections (FFIs) in hematological patients (HAEs) and non-hematological patients (non-HAEs)...
  5. pmc Air sampling procedures to evaluate microbial contamination: a comparison between active and passive methods in operating theatres
    Christian Napoli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza G, Cesare, 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    BMC Public Health 12:594. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections in the intensive care unit: results of a multicenter Italian survey (AURORA Project)
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Infection 41:645-53. 2013
    ..The aims of this study are to evaluate the epidemiology of invasive fungal infections (IFIs) in patients admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) in Southern Italy and the in vitro antifungal susceptibility of isolates...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevention of foodborne diseases and home safety
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:191-200. 2013
    ..For this purpose, a detailed information on prevention would provide people with a greater awareness of risk and, therefore, a improved perception to the real dangers...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Spa facilities and legionellosis: legislative structure and state of the art in Apulia (Italy)]
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Oncologia Umana, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Ig Sanita Pubbl 68:719-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to verify the current Italian national and Apulia regional legislation regarding the control of contamination by Legionella spp. in spa facilities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mycotoxins in foodstuffs: Italian regulations in the European framework
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Aldo Moro University, Bari, Italy
    Ann Ig 24:475-89. 2012
    ..This paper reports the state of the art of Italian legislation, in the European context, concerning the limits of some mycotoxins in foodstuffs and the procedures for performing official controls...
  10. ncbi request reprint Environmental surveillance and molecular investigation of Legionella spp. in Apulia, in the years 2008-2011
    R Iatta
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
    Ann Ig 25:435-41. 2013
    ..Moreover, the switching of the disinfection methods may be suggested in order to prevent resistance phenomenon by some L. pn. sg 1 clones. ..
  11. ncbi request reprint Invasive fungal infections in neonatal intensive care units of Southern Italy: a multicentre regional active surveillance (AURORA project)
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 51:125-30. 2010
    ..5-20% in extremely low birth weight infants. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the epidemiology of IFIs among infants admitted to NICUs of one Italian region by a multicenter surveillance (Aurora Project)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antifungal susceptibility testing of a 10-year collection of Candida spp. isolated from patients with candidemia
    R Iatta
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Section of Hygiene Aldo Moro, University of Bari, Italy
    J Chemother 23:92-6. 2011
    ..This study confirms the different antifungal susceptibility patterns among species, and underlines the need to perform antifungal susceptibility testing of clinically relevant yeasts...
  13. ncbi request reprint Survey on mycoflora of cow and buffalo dairy products from Southern Italy
    F Minervini
    Istituto Tossine e Micotossine da Parassiti Vegetali, CNR, Bari, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 69:141-6. 2001
    ..Even though yeasts are considered as environmental contaminants, the occurrence of some of them in dairy products at high levels could represent a risk for human health, in particular for immunocompromised patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of microorganisms isolated from cystic fibrosis patients in Southern Italy, 2002-2010
    M T Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    J Prev Med Hyg 52:209-14. 2011
    ..This study aim was to determine the prevalence of microorganisms in the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) admitted to the CF Reference Centre in Southern Italy between 2002-2010...
  15. ncbi request reprint A fatal rhino-cerebral zygomycosis in a young woman with latent diabetes mellitus and cerebral blood vessel agenesis
    M Giglio
    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, Policlinico Hospital, Bari, Italy
    Med Mycol 48:394-7. 2010
    ..The following report describes a case of a lethal RCZ which occurred in an apparently healthy woman with latent non-decompensated diabetes mellitus and a fetal-type posterior (FTP) circle of Willis...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines for infection control practices for dentistry]
    C Napoli
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Oncologia Umana, Sezione di Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Bari
    Ann Ig 19:417-27. 2007
    ..This document represents a good practices guide in the management of the dental outpatient...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of birds of prey as carriers and spreaders of Cryptococcus neoformans and other zoonotic yeasts
    C Cafarchia
    Department of Animal Health and Welfare, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
    Med Mycol 44:485-92. 2006
    ..The results indicate that birds of prey and in particular, F. tinnunculus and B. buteo, may act as carriers and spreaders of C. neoformans and other zoonotic yeasts...
  18. ncbi request reprint Air sampling methods to evaluate microbial contamination in operating theatres: results of a comparative study in an orthopaedics department
    C Napoli
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Hygiene, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    J Hosp Infect 80:128-32. 2012
    ..e. surface air system (SAS)] and passive [i.e. index of microbial air contamination (IMA) and nitrocellulose membranes positioned near the wound] sampling systems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Investigation of fungal contamination in sheep and goat cheeses in southern Italy
    M T Montagna
    DIMIMP Sez Igiene, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Bari, Italy
    Mycopathologia 158:245-9. 2004
    ..9%), followed by Geotrichum spp. (7.3%), Aspergillus spp. (4.2%) and Mucor spp. (4.2%). The potentially toxigenic species within the genera Penicillium, Aspergillus and Fusarium were mainly detected in sheep cheeses...