Affiliation: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Discontinuation of primary prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis in human immunodeficiency virus type I-infected patients: the changes in opportunistic prophylaxis studyC Mussini
Dept of Infectious Diseases, Policlinico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilio Hospital, 41100 Modena, Italy
J Infect Dis 181:1635-42. 2000..The results of this study strongly indicate that primary prophylaxis for P. carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis can be safely discontinued in patients whose CD4+ T cell counts increase to >200 cells/mm3 during HAART...
- Magnitude and determinants of CD4 recovery after HAART resumption after 1 cycle of treatment interruptionCristina Mussini
Clinic of Infectious Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:588-94. 2009..The extent of immune reconstitution following HAART resumption after 1 cycle of treatment interruption (TI) is not well known...
- Patients presenting with AIDS in the HAART era: a collaborative cohort analysisCristina Mussini
Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, and Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
AIDS 22:2461-9. 2008..Many patients infected with HIV still present with an AIDS diagnosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the virological, immunological and clinical outcomes of HAART in these patients...
- Effect of treatment interruption monitored by CD4 cell count on mitochondrial DNA content in HIV-infected patients: a prospective studyCristina Mussini
Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
AIDS 19:1627-33. 2005..HIV infection per se and HAART can alter mitochondrial functionality, leading to a decrease in mitochondrial DNA content...
- Discontinuation of maintenance therapy for cryptococcal meningitis in patients with AIDS treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy: an international observational studyCristina Mussini
Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Azienda Policlinico, Modena, Italy
Clin Infect Dis 38:565-71. 2004..Recurrent cryptococcal infection should be suspected in patients whose serum cryptococcal antigen test results revert back to positive after discontinuation of maintenance therapy...
- Discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a randomized trial by the CIOP Study GroupCristina Mussini
Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Azienda Ospedaliera Policlinico, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
Clin Infect Dis 36:645-51. 2003..Patients who present with symptoms after discontinuation of secondary prophylaxis should be evaluated for PCP despite high CD4 count and complete virus suppression...
- An observational study on patients treated or not for acute HIV infectionC Mussini
Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Policlinico and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
J Biol Regul Homeost Agents 16:79-82. 2002..Open questions are how can we identify patients who will be slow progressors or long-term non progressors, and, as a consequence, do not require treatment...
- Risk of developing specific AIDS-defining illnesses in patients coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C virus with or without liver cirrhosisAntonella d'Arminio Monforte
Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Dept of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, via A Di Rudinì 8 20142, Milan, Italy
Clin Infect Dis 49:612-22. 2009..We evaluated the correlation between the occurrence of different AIDS-defining illnesses (ADIs) and chronic HCV infection or HCV-related liver cirrhosis in a large Italian cohort of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected subjects...
- Favourable evolution of virological and immunological profiles in treated and untreated patients in Italy in the period 1998-2008M C F Prosperi
Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
HIV Med 12:174-82. 2011....
- Microbial translocation predicts disease progression of HIV-infected antiretroviral-naive patients with high CD4+ cell countGiulia Marchetti
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, Clinic of Infectious Diseases, San Paolo Hospital, University of Milan, Italy
AIDS 25:1385-94. 2011..We investigated the significance of microbial translocation measured on average 3 years after HIV seroconversion in driving disease progression in HIV untreated patients with high CD4(+) cell count...