M T Montagna

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Serological and molecular identification of Legionella spp. isolated from water and surrounding air samples in Italian healthcare facilities
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Electronic address
    Environ Res 146:47-50. 2016
  2. pmc Susceptibility to echinocandins of Candida spp. strains isolated in Italy assessed by European Committee for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute broth microdilution methods
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 15:106. 2015
  3. pmc 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
  4. pmc 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. doi 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Serological and molecular identification of Legionella spp. isolated from water and surrounding air samples in Italian healthcare facilities
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology Hygiene section, University of Bari, Bari, Italy Electronic address
    Environ Res 146:47-50. 2016
    ..The aim of the present study was to provide more information on the distribution of Legionella spp. in indoor environments and to determine whether the same Legionella strains are isolated from air and water samples...
  2. pmc Susceptibility to echinocandins of Candida spp. strains isolated in Italy assessed by European Committee for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing and Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute broth microdilution methods
    Maria Teresa Montagna
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari, Italy
    BMC Microbiol 15:106. 2015
    ..1 and CLSI M27-S4 documents. The two methods were comparable by assessing essential agreement (EA), categorical agreement (CA), and Spearman's correlation analysis (rho, r)...
  3. pmc 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. ..
  4. pmc 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
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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)...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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...
  9. doi 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi 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. ..
  13. 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)...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Factors influencing groundwater quality: towards an integrated management approach
    O De Giglio
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
    Ann Ig 27:52-7. 2015
    ....
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Mineral water or tap water? An endless debate
    O De Giglio
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
    Ann Ig 27:58-65. 2015
    ..It is necessary to provide people with the tools necessary to operate a critical choice of the type of water to be consumed not exclusively for their organoleptic characteristics or marketing strategies. ..
  19. doi 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...
  20. doi request reprint Prevalence and characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates in food industry workers
    G Caggiano
    Department of Biomedical Science and Human Oncology, Hygiene Section University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Ann Ig 28:8-14. 2016
    ..In this study the authors evaluated the prevalence of S. aureus and MRSA among healthy carriers who worked in the food industry in Apulia, Southern Italy...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. doi 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...
  24. 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...