M B Pasticci

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Affiliation: University of Perugia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of infusion-related septicemia by Ralstonia pickettii in the Oncology Department
    Massimo Marroni
    Tumori 89:575-6. 2003
  2. pmc Community-acquired mastitis due to Mycobacterium abscessus: a case report
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 3:130. 2009
  3. pmc Stroke in a Patient with Tuberculous Meningitis and HIV Infection
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 5:e2013017. 2013
  4. pmc In vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Ampicillin-Ceftriaxone and Ampicillin-Ertapenem Combinations Against Clinical Isolates of Enterococcus faecalis with High Levels of Aminoglycoside Resistance
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Open Microbiol J 2:79-84. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Stroke in patients with tuberculous meningitis in a low TB endemic country: an increasing medical emergency?
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:193-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Lingual tuberculosis: a rare disease in Western countries
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 35:233-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Trends and challenges in tuberculosis in a medium-sized southern European setting
    M B Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Clinic Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Perugia University, Perugia, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:645-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing tuberculosis in pregnancy: a case report
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 34:327-30. 2011
  9. pmc Bactericidal activity of oxacillin and glycopeptides against Staphylococcus aureus in patients with endocarditis: looking for a relationship between tolerance and outcome
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:26. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint [Clinico-microbiological comments on various cases of candidemia]
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Sezione di Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Policlinico Monteluce, Universita, Perugia
    Recenti Prog Med 93:355-60. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of infusion-related septicemia by Ralstonia pickettii in the Oncology Department
    Massimo Marroni
    Tumori 89:575-6. 2003
    ..Hospital acquired blood stream infection by Ralstonia pickettii in 9 cancer patients related to the heparin solution contamination used to flush the central venous catheter...
  2. pmc Community-acquired mastitis due to Mycobacterium abscessus: a case report
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Med Case Reports 3:130. 2009
    ..Disseminated infections and pulmonary infections are usually reported in immunocompromised hosts...
  3. pmc Stroke in a Patient with Tuberculous Meningitis and HIV Infection
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 5:e2013017. 2013
    ..TBM must be included in the differential diagnosis of HIV infected patients with stroke and TBM treatment needs be started as soon as possible before the onset of vasculopathy...
  4. pmc In vitro Antimicrobial Activity of Ampicillin-Ceftriaxone and Ampicillin-Ertapenem Combinations Against Clinical Isolates of Enterococcus faecalis with High Levels of Aminoglycoside Resistance
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Open Microbiol J 2:79-84. 2008
    ..This investigation broadened the evidence of antimicrobial synergism in vitro between ampicillin and ceftriaxone in selected strains of Enterococcus faecalis with high-level aminoglycoside resistance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Stroke in patients with tuberculous meningitis in a low TB endemic country: an increasing medical emergency?
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 36:193-8. 2013
    ..It was found that stroke can be frequent among patients with TBM and the presence of HIV infection might be associated with a higher rate of stroke. Further research is needed on these findings, especially in low TB endemic countries...
  6. ncbi request reprint Lingual tuberculosis: a rare disease in Western countries
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 35:233-7. 2012
    ..Clinicians must take into greater consideration tuberculosis as a possible diagnosis when diagnosing chronic and/or recurrent lingual lesions even in the absence of pulmonary lesions...
  7. doi request reprint Trends and challenges in tuberculosis in a medium-sized southern European setting
    M B Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Clinic Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Perugia University, Perugia, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 16:645-8. 2012
    ..Only one case occurred in a native-born Italian, and five of seven cases had newly diagnosed TB. In low TB incidence settings such as Perugia, Italy, TB prevention and control programmes for the foreign-born need to be reinforced...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing tuberculosis in pregnancy: a case report
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infectious Disease Section, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 34:327-30. 2011
    ..tuberculosis diffusion. A high index of suspicion by health professionals is required to detect and manage tuberculosis in pregnancy and newborns in both the developed and developing word...
  9. pmc Bactericidal activity of oxacillin and glycopeptides against Staphylococcus aureus in patients with endocarditis: looking for a relationship between tolerance and outcome
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 10:26. 2011
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  10. ncbi request reprint [Clinico-microbiological comments on various cases of candidemia]
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Sezione di Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Policlinico Monteluce, Universita, Perugia
    Recenti Prog Med 93:355-60. 2002
    ..In 5 cases fluconazole was discontinued for clinical failure. Clinical outcome in patients with Candida infection depends on other factors beside in vitro drug susceptibility tests...
  11. ncbi request reprint A diagnosis of pneumococcal peritonitis secondary to pyo-salpinx in a young healthy female by culturing peritoneal pus
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Department of Biochemical Science and Experimental Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 31:295-8. 2008
    ..Penicillin susceptible S. pneumoniae was isolated from the pus collected at surgery. Thus, culturing of intra-operative specimens should never be neglected to establish the correct microbiologic diagnosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pulsed field gel electrophoresis and random amplified polymorphic DNA molecular characterization of Ralstonia pickettii isolates from patients with nosocomial central venous catheter related bacteremia
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, University of Perugia, Italy
    New Microbiol 28:145-9. 2005
    ..PFGE and RAPD appear to be discriminatory techniques to study the clonal relationship among the isolates and can represent a good tool to perform the epidemiological investigation of an outbreak...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of post-traumatic hand Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis with oral linezolid
    M B Pasticci
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Sezione Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Chemother 18:425-9. 2006
    ..Prolonged administration requires careful surveillance for side effects, until these complications are better understood...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy and tolerability of caspofungin in a renal transplant patient with Aspergillus flavus lung infection: case report
    M B Pasticci
    Clinica di Malattie Infettive, Dipartimento Medicina Sperimentale e Scienze Biochimiche, Universita di Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Chemother 18:549-53. 2006
    ..Caspofungin seems to be a potentially useful antifungal agent in renal transplant patients with invasive aspergillosis. Further evaluation of the efficacy of caspofungin is needed...
  15. pmc Comparison of the BD Phoenix system with the cefoxitin disk diffusion test for detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus and coagulase-negative staphylococci
    Antonella Mencacci
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2288-91. 2009
    ..The sensitivity for Phoenix was 100%. The specificities were 99.86% for S. aureus and 88.4% for CoNS...
  16. doi request reprint Malignant syphilis with ocular involvement in an HIV-infected patient
    G V L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Int J STD AIDS 22:298-300. 2011
    ..We emphasize the importance of lues maligna in the differential diagnosis of HIV-infected patients with diffuse ulceronodular lesions as well as the usefulness of histological investigations and IHC studies...
  17. doi request reprint Fusobacterium nucleatum endocarditis mimicking polymyalgia rheumatica
    Giuseppe Vittorio L De Socio
    Department of Infectious Diseases Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital, University of Perugia, Italy
    South Med J 102:1082-4. 2009
    ..An atypical evolution of a common rheumatic disorder such as polymyalgia rheumatica should alert physicians to the possibility of bacterial endocarditis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium osteoarthritis following Staphylococcus aureus hip infection
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Dept of Experimental Medicine and Biochemistry, Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Monteluce, 06126 Perugia, Italy
    Orthopedics 28:1457-8. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Drawbacks of antibiotic susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Infez Med 11:213-5. 2003
    ..84 mg/l. Lack of susceptibility to cotrimoxazole was 38.4%. All isolates were susceptible to ceftriaxone, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and quinupristin-dalfopristin...
  20. doi request reprint Absidia corymbifera necrotizing cellulitis in an immunocompromised patient while on voriconazole treatment
    Maria Bruna Pasticci
    Ann Hematol 87:687-9. 2008