G Tempera

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Affiliation: University of Catania
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory activity of cranberry extract on the bacterial adhesiveness in the urine of women: an ex-vivo study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:611-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the synergistic activity of neomycin-polymyxin B association against pathogens responsible for otitis externa
    G Tempera
    Dept of Microbiological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:299-302. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of prulifloxacin on vaginal lactobacillus microflora: an in vivo study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 21:646-50. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Topical kanamycin: an effective therapeutic option in aerobic vaginitis
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 18:409-14. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of respiratory pathogens recently isolated in Italy: focus on cefditoren
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 22:153-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefditoren versus other antibiotics against S. pneumoniae clinical strains isolated in Italy
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:833-40. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Anti-mycoplasmal activity of a new macrolide: miocamycin
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Chemioterapia 6:341-5. 1987
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbiological/clinical characteristics and validation of topical therapy with kanamycin in aerobic vaginitis: a pilot study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:85-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Some pharmacokinetic data on miocamycin II. Concentrations in gynaecological tissues
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 17:181-5. 1991
  10. ncbi request reprint In-vitro and in-vivo activity of roxithromycin against Chlamydia trachomatis
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 3:36-8. 1991

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  1. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory activity of cranberry extract on the bacterial adhesiveness in the urine of women: an ex-vivo study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:611-8. 2010
    ..No changes were observed with placebo (-0.29%; n.s.). This ex-vivo study showed that the assumption of cranberry extract in suitable amounts can have an anti-adhesive activity on uropathogenic E. coli...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of the synergistic activity of neomycin-polymyxin B association against pathogens responsible for otitis externa
    G Tempera
    Dept of Microbiological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:299-302. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of prulifloxacin on vaginal lactobacillus microflora: an in vivo study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 21:646-50. 2009
    ..The oral administration of prulifloxacin may have advantages over some other antimicrobial agents because it preserves the normal vaginal microbiota in healthy women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Topical kanamycin: an effective therapeutic option in aerobic vaginitis
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 18:409-14. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data suggest that the topical use of kanamycin could be considered a specific antibiotic for the therapy of this new pathology...
  5. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic susceptibility of respiratory pathogens recently isolated in Italy: focus on cefditoren
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 22:153-9. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of cefditoren versus other antibiotics against S. pneumoniae clinical strains isolated in Italy
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 23:833-40. 2010
    ..The data obtained by our in vitro study show that cefditoren is the most active agent against S. pneumoniae. In fact, the MIC90 values of 0.5 micrograms/ml obtained could be particularly significant in therms of therapeutic predictivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anti-mycoplasmal activity of a new macrolide: miocamycin
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Chemioterapia 6:341-5. 1987
    ..03125 mg/l and 0.5 mg/l (M. pneumoniae only). The sub-MIC treatment (carried out on human pathogenic mycoplasmas only) evidenced growth curve modifications and a decrease of the O2 uptake directly correlated to the drug concentrations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbiological/clinical characteristics and validation of topical therapy with kanamycin in aerobic vaginitis: a pilot study
    G Tempera
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:85-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, our results showed the validity of the treatment with kanamycin intravaginally in this recently recognised disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Some pharmacokinetic data on miocamycin II. Concentrations in gynaecological tissues
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 17:181-5. 1991
    ..Miocamycin reached the highest concentration in the endometrium (2.5 micrograms/g) and the lowest in the vagina (1.1-0.8 micrograms/g)...
  10. ncbi request reprint In-vitro and in-vivo activity of roxithromycin against Chlamydia trachomatis
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 3:36-8. 1991
    ..trachomatis at the follow-up (mean time: 30 days). A clinical cure and chlamydial eradication was recorded for all the patients at the end of the treatment and at follow-up. Clinical safety was also satisfactory...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of miocamycin in the therapy of non-specific genital infections (NSGI): non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU) and acute urethral syndrome (AUS)
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 8:111-6. 1988
    ..The therapy with miocamycin caused the resolution of both symptoms and microorganisms present. The use of miocamycin in current therapy could be favourable...
  12. pmc Ofloxacin-loaded liposomes: in vitro activity and drug accumulation in bacteria
    P M Furneri
    Department of Microbiological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:2458-64. 2000
    ..The liposome formulation produced higher intracellular fluoroquinolone concentrations than those achieved simultaneously with the free drug in both E. coli and P. aeruginosa...
  13. ncbi request reprint Econazole-polycarbophil, a new delivery system for topical therapy: microbiological and clinical results on vaginal candidiasis
    P M Furneri
    Department of Microbiology and Gynecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 20:336-40. 2008
    ..5%) recurrences. We conclude that, since the women were treated with the same amount of econazole, the better clinical and microbiological results can be attributed to polycarbophil, as confirmed by a significant reduction of recurrences...
  14. ncbi request reprint High frequency of Chlamydophila pneumoniae infections: patients with peripheral arterial disease and those with risk factors for cardiovascular diseases compared to normal subjects
    S S Signorelli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Systemic Diseases, University of Catania Italy
    J Chemother 22:392-6. 2010
    ..pneumoniae infection is frequent in peripheral arterial disease patients and we believe that it could be considered as an additional risk factor involved in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  15. doi request reprint Antipoliovirus activity and mechanism of action of 3-methylthio-5-phenyl-4-isothiazolecarbonitrile
    A Garozzo
    Dipartimento di Scienze Microbiologiche e Ginecologiche, Universita di Catania, Italy
    Antiviral Res 88:325-8. 2010
    ..These experiments demonstrated that poliovirus uncoating is influenced by IS-2 action...
  16. ncbi request reprint Female genital tissue concentrations of roxithromycin
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 3:30-2. 1991
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Some pharmacokinetic data on miocamycin. I: Serum, urinary and prostatic levels
    P M Furneri
    Institute of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 14:755-62. 1988
    ..5767 +/- 0.2511 mg/h/l in the first group; 6.7333 +/- 0.6058 mg/h/l in the second group; and 18.6825 +/- 15.1555 mg/h/l in the third. The prostatic levels were five times higher than those in the serum at the same time...
  18. doi request reprint Decontamination efficacy of photon-initiated photoacoustic streaming (PIPS) of irrigants using low-energy laser settings: an ex vivo study
    E PedullĂ 
    Department of Surgery, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Int Endod J 45:865-70. 2012
    ..To assess ex vivo, the antibacterial effectiveness of photon-initiated photoacoustic streaming (PIPS) of irrigants using an Er:YAG laser equipped with a newly designed, stripped and tapered tip in extracted teeth with infected root canals...
  19. ncbi request reprint Comparative activity of linezolid against staphylococci and enterococci isolated in Italy
    S Stefani
    Department of Microbiological and Gynecologic Sciences, Section of Microbiology, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 8:368-72. 2002
    ..Linezolid was the only drug active against two strains of Enterococcus showing a VanA phenotype. Owing to its antibacterial profile, linezolid represents a promising drug for the treatment of Gram-positive infections...
  20. ncbi request reprint N-acetylcysteine synergizes with oseltamivir in protecting mice from lethal influenza infection
    A Garozzo
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Sciences, University of Catania, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 20:349-54. 2007
    ..Our studies demonstrate the effectiveness of combining agents acting through different mechanisms, such as antiviral drugs oseltamivir and the antioxidant NAC, indicating a possible advantage of combining the two treatments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Chronic peripheral arteriopathy is associated with seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae
    S S Signorelli
    Department of Internal Medicine and Systemic Disease, Medical Angiology Care Unit, University of Catania, Italy
    J Chemother 18:103-6. 2006
    ..A strong cause-effect relationship between bacterial infection and peripheral arterial disease was not found, but the raised seropositivity level could be considered as a target for medical therapy of PAD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of contemporary pathogens from uncomplicated urinary tract infections isolated in a multicenter Italian survey: possible impact on guidelines
    G Fadda
    Institute of Microbiology, Catholic University, Rome
    J Chemother 17:251-7. 2005
    ..The results of this survey strongly support the conclusions of recent Italian guidelines concerning the best empiric treatment of UTI in this country today...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fosfomycin tromethamine in uncomplicated urinary tract infections: an epidemiological survey
    G Tempera
    J Chemother 16:216-7. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Multicentric study of seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophila in high-risk groups in regions of central and southern Italy
    I Santino
    Public Health Dept, La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:219-23. 2004
    ..The present finding show significant differences between seroprevalence of the risk workers and that of the people with no risk for tick exposure...