Mario Venditti

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of patients hospitalized with community-acquired, health care-associated, and hospital-acquired pneumonia
    Mario Venditti
    University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 150:19-26. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with hematologic malignancies: a retrospective case-control study
    Mario Venditti
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Haematologica 88:923-30. 2003
  3. pmc Klebsiella pneumoniae ST258 producing KPC-3 identified in italy carries novel plasmids and OmpK36/OmpK35 porin variants
    Aurora García-Fernández
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2143-5. 2012
  4. pmc Infections with VIM-1 metallo-{beta}-lactamase-producing enterobacter cloacae and their correlation with clinical outcome
    Marco Falcone
    Nosocomial Infections Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3514-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Candidal thrombophlebitis of central veins: case report and review
    Roberta Caccese
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Med Mycol 50:299-304. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Retrospective case-control analysis of patients with staphylococcal infections receiving daptomycin or glycopeptide therapy
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, Rome, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:64-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired infection surveillance in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Giovanni Battista Orsi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 37:201-3. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus haemolyticus endocarditis: clinical and microbiologic analysis of 4 cases
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:325-31. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A plasma expander-related Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak
    Giovanni B Orsi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:1085-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenem-hydrolyzing oxacillinase OXA-58 in Rome, Italy
    Alessandra Giordano
    Department of Science and Public Health, Microbiology Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 13:37-43. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of patients hospitalized with community-acquired, health care-associated, and hospital-acquired pneumonia
    Mario Venditti
    University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Ann Intern Med 150:19-26. 2009
    ..quot;Health care-associated pneumonia" refers to pneumonia in patients who have recently been hospitalized, had hemodialysis, or received intravenous chemotherapy or reside in a nursing home or long-term care facility...
  2. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in patients with hematologic malignancies: a retrospective case-control study
    Mario Venditti
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Haematologica 88:923-30. 2003
    ..Nevertheless few data are presently available in literature about this infection in patients with hematologic malignancies...
  3. pmc Klebsiella pneumoniae ST258 producing KPC-3 identified in italy carries novel plasmids and OmpK36/OmpK35 porin variants
    Aurora García-Fernández
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:2143-5. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Infections with VIM-1 metallo-{beta}-lactamase-producing enterobacter cloacae and their correlation with clinical outcome
    Marco Falcone
    Nosocomial Infections Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00185 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3514-9. 2009
    ..cloacae infections are difficult to diagnose due to an apparent susceptibility to various beta-lactams, including carbapenems, and are associated with a high relapse rate and a more prolonged duration of antibiotic therapy...
  5. doi request reprint Candidal thrombophlebitis of central veins: case report and review
    Roberta Caccese
    Department of Emergency Medicine, San Giovanni Addolorata Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Med Mycol 50:299-304. 2012
    ..Thus, the decision for a combined surgical debridement should be assessed for each patient...
  6. doi request reprint Retrospective case-control analysis of patients with staphylococcal infections receiving daptomycin or glycopeptide therapy
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Universita 37, Rome, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 39:64-8. 2012
    ..This latter aspect may have important pharmacoeconomic implications, promoting the use of daptomycin in the clinical setting...
  7. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired infection surveillance in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Giovanni Battista Orsi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 37:201-3. 2009
    ..Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) represent an important cause of morbidity and mortality in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Staphylococcus haemolyticus endocarditis: clinical and microbiologic analysis of 4 cases
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 57:325-31. 2007
    ..Methicillin-resistant multiresistant S. haemolyticus may represent a difficult-to-treat cause of both community and nosocomially acquired IE...
  9. ncbi request reprint A plasma expander-related Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak
    Giovanni B Orsi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:1085-8. 2006
    ..Environmental strains were isolated from a plasma-expander solution and tap water. All clinical and plasma-expander strains displayed the same PFGE pattern, whereas the water strains were unrelated to the outbreak...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Acinetobacter baumannii producing the carbapenem-hydrolyzing oxacillinase OXA-58 in Rome, Italy
    Alessandra Giordano
    Department of Science and Public Health, Microbiology Unit, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 13:37-43. 2007
    ..All the carbapenem resistant strains analyzed in this study carried the bla (OXA-58) gene located on plasmids...
  11. doi request reprint Cirrhotic patients are at risk for health care-associated bacterial infections
    Manuela Merli
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:979-85. 2010
    ..We assessed the epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical consequences of bacterial infections in hospitalized cirrhotic patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint In vitro activity of fosfomycin in combination with vancomycin or teicoplanin against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from device-associated infections unresponsive to glycopeptide therapy
    Eleonora Pistella
    Servizio di Consulenze Internistico Infettivologiche, III Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica Policlinico Umberto I Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Infez Med 13:97-102. 2005
    ..If these results are confirmed by in vivo experiments, the combination of fosfomycin with glycopeptides might be useful for treating device-associated infections, and in preventing the phenomenon of increasing MICs for glycopeptides...
  13. doi request reprint Daptomycin plus trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole combination therapy in post-neurosurgical meningitis caused by linezolid-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Antonio Vena
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 76:99-102. 2013
    ..In conclusion, although further studies are needed, combination of high-dose daptomycin plus TMP/SMX is a reasonable option for treatment of meningitis caused by multidrug-resistant S. epidermidis...
  14. doi request reprint Performance of PSI, CURB-65, and SCAP scores in predicting the outcome of patients with community-acquired and healthcare-associated pneumonia
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 6:431-6. 2011
    ..PSI, CURB-65, and SCAP score have a good performance in patients with CAP but are less useful in patients with HCAP, especially in patients classified in the low-risk classes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical debridement with muscle flap transposition and systemic teicoplanin therapy for infected hip arthroplasty
    Gabriella d'Ettorre
    Department of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hip Int 20:255-7. 2010
    ..We report two cases of prosthetic joint infection treated by aggressive debridment and vastus lateralis transposition with associated appropriate antibiotic therapy. Complete recovery of functional status was observed...
  16. doi request reprint Invasive aspergillosis in patients with liver disease
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Med Mycol 49:406-13. 2011
    ..New diagnostic tools, e.g., galactomannan (GM) antigen test, in association with increased clinical suspicion may allow an early diagnosis and improve the outcome of IA in this particular category of patients...
  17. doi request reprint Increased risk of cognitive impairment in cirrhotic patients with bacterial infections
    Manuela Merli
    Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    J Hepatol 59:243-50. 2013
    ..Our investigation was aimed at describing the characteristics of cognitive impairment in hospitalized cirrhotic patients, in comparison with patients without liver disease, with and without infection...
  18. doi request reprint Variability of pharmacokinetic parameters in patients receiving different dosages of daptomycin: is therapeutic drug monitoring necessary?
    Marco Falcone
    Departmert of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale dell Universita 37, 00161, Rome, Italy
    J Infect Chemother 19:732-9. 2013
    ..The marked variability that characterizes daptomycin pharmacokinetics in these patients suggest the monitoring of the main pharmacokinetic parameters in this clinical setting. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Endocarditis caused by nutritionally variant streptococci: a case report and literature review
    Simone Giuliano
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, La Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Infez Med 20:67-74. 2012
    ..Heart valve replacement surgery should be considered in cases of hemodynamic derangement due to significant valve destruction...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical impact of broad-spectrum empirical antibiotic therapy in patients with healthcare-associated pneumonia: a multicenter interventional study
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Viale dell Universita 37, 00161, Rome, Italy
    Intern Emerg Med 7:523-31. 2012
    ..14 days, p = 0.02), and a lower mortality rate (17.8 vs. 7.1 %, p = 0.03). Our results suggest that an empirical broad-spectrum therapy is associated with improved outcome in patients with HCAP...
  21. doi request reprint Healthcare-associated pneumonia: diagnostic criteria and distinction from community-acquired pneumonia
    Marco Falcone
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e545-50. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc An ertapenem-resistant extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae clone carries a novel OmpK36 porin variant
    Aurora García-Fernández
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:4178-84. 2010
    ..pneumoniae isolates derived from patients from 2006 to 2009 demonstrated the high frequency of this gene variant as well as its association with ertapenem resistance, reduced susceptibility to meropenem, and susceptibility to imipenem...
  23. doi request reprint Serious infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an evolving challenge for physicians
    Marco Falcone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Policlinico Umberto I, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Eur J Intern Med 20:343-7. 2009
    ..The aims of this article are to review the current state of knowledge regarding MRSA infections, to identify those factors which may help physicians to recognize the patients at high risk, and to manage these infections appropriately...
  24. pmc Efficacy of current guidelines for the treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in the clinical practice
    Stefania Angeloni
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Roma, Italy
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2757-62. 2008
    ..To verify the validity of the International Ascites Club guidelines for treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) in clinical practice...
  25. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of Corynebacterium urealyticum encrusted cystitis: a case report and literature review
    Antonio Pierciaccante
    Servizio di Consulenze Internistico Infettivologiche, III Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Policlinico Umberto I Università di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Infez Med 15:56-8. 2007
    ..Eventually the infection was definitively cured after a two-week course with intramuscular teicoplanin...
  26. doi request reprint Long-term posaconazole treatment and follow-up of rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis in a diabetic girl
    Luigi Tarani
    Pediatric Department, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Pediatr Diabetes 10:289-93. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Invasive infections caused by Trichosporon species and Geotrichum capitatum in patients with hematological malignancies: a retrospective multicenter study from Italy and review of the literature
    Corrado Girmenia
    Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Cellulari ed Ematologia, Universita La Sapienza, Via Benevento 6, 00161 Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1818-28. 2005
    ..and 55.7% for G. capitatum. The optimal therapy for trichosporonosis has yet to be identified; however, in vitro experiences are providing encouraging evidence of the potential role of the new triazoles, in particular, voriconazole...
  28. ncbi request reprint Identification of a variant "Rome clone" of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus with decreased susceptibility to vancomycin, responsible for an outbreak in an intensive care unit
    Marco Cassone
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 10:43-9. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Surveillance and infection control in an intensive care unit
    Giovanni Battista Orsi
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University La Sapienza Rome, Rome, Italy
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 26:321-5. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of an infection control program on the incidence of hospital-acquired infection (HAI) and associated mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Linezolid therapy for the treatment of nocardial infection: report of a case and review of the literature]
    Marco Falcone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Policlinico Umberto I, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    Infez Med 16:94-8. 2008
    ..On the basis of the available evidence, linezolid appears an effective option for the treatment of nocardiosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint A case of Lactobacillus casei bacteraemia associated with aortic dissection: is there a link?
    Alessandro Russo
    Department of Internal Medicine, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    New Microbiol 33:175-8. 2010
    ..On the basis of the patient's symptoms, a possible penetration of L. casei in an aortic wall defect with development of aortic dissection is hypothesized...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reliability of white blood cell scan in the follow-up of osteomyelitis
    Mauro Liberatore
    Nuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Biomed Pharmacother 61:272-6. 2007
    ..Our aim was to study the relationship between scintigraphic findings of WBCS and antibiotic therapy in a group of patients affected with osteomyelitis (OM)...
  33. doi request reprint Candida infective endocarditis: report of 15 cases from a prospective multicenter study
    Marco Falcone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Policlinico Umberto I, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Medicine (Baltimore) 88:160-8. 2009
    ..Candida PVE usually is a late-onset disease, which becomes clinically evident even several months after an initial episode of transient candidemia...
  34. pmc Outbreak of Saccharomyces cerevisiae subtype boulardii fungemia in patients neighboring those treated with a probiotic preparation of the organism
    Marco Cassone
    III Clinica Medica, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5340-3. 2003
    ..The fungemia was probably due to central venous catheter contamination and resolved after fluconazole treatment. The need for stringent application of proper hygiene when using a probiotic preparation of this organism is emphasized...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fluconazole in combination with flucytosine in the treatment of fluconazole-resistant Candida infections
    Corrado Girmenia
    Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Cellulari ed Ematologia, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 46:227-31. 2003
    ..In the event of infections by Candida isolates resistant to fluconazole but susceptible to 5-fluorocytosine, the combination of these drugs may be a possible therapeutic choice...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tc-99m exametazime-labeled leukocyte scans in the study of infections in skull neurosurgery
    Mauro Liberatore
    Department of Experimental Medicine and Pathology, Section of Nuclear Medicine, Institute of Radiology, University of Rome I La Sapienza, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Clin Nucl Med 28:971-4. 2003
    ..This study may have an important role both in the diagnosis and in the management of infections in skull neurosurgery, which, it is hoped, will be confirmed in the future...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Staphylococcus aureus sepsis in hospitalized non neutropenic patients: retrospective clinical and microbiological analysis]
    Marco Falcone
    Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Divisione di Clinica Medica III, Università degli Studi La Sapienza di Roma
    Ann Ital Med Int 17:166-72. 2002
    ..05) were confirmed as associated with a complicated outcome. SAS in non neutropenic patients is associated with significant morbidity consequent to a high rate of metastatic infectious disease and with a considerable related mortality...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Piperacillin-tazobactam in the treatment of severe nosocomial infections]
    Mario Venditti
    Servizio Aggregato di Consulenze Internistico Infettivologiche, Cattedra di Clinica Medica III, Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica, Universita La Sapienza, Roma
    Recenti Prog Med 93:200-11. 2002
    ..After a detailed description of the above mentioned context, the pre-eminent role of piperacillin-tazobactam in the treatment of nosocomial infections is reviewed and discussed...
  39. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus necrotizing pneumonia
    Monica Monaco
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1647-8. 2005
  40. doi request reprint Class I integron-borne bla(VIM-1) carbapenemase in a strain of Enterobacter cloacae responsible for a case of fatal pneumonia
    Mariagrazia Perilli
    Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biomediche, Universita degli Studi dell Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 14:45-7. 2008
    ..Our results clearly demonstrate the transfer of this kind of resistance in E. cloacae with potentially serious clinical implications...
  41. doi request reprint In vitro activity of daptomycin against methicillin- and multi-resistant Staphylococcus haemolyticus invasive isolates carrying different mec complexes
    Floriana Campanile
    Department of Microbiology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 61:227-31. 2008
    ..Our results show the good in vitro activity of daptomycin in MRSH strains possessing a multi-resistant phenotype. Clinical data on daptomycin efficacy are necessary to confirm our in vitro findings...
  42. doi request reprint Health care associated pneumonia: a new clinical entity
    Marco Falcone
    Arch Intern Med 168:109-10. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint [Microbiological surveillance in an intensive care unit of a large Roman hospital]
    Cristiana Franchi
    Dipartimento di Malattie Infettive, Azienda Policlinico Umberto I, Roma, Italy
    Infez Med 10:93-9. 2002
    ..aeruginosa 70,0%). The surveillance software CIN-2000 proved to be very accurate, usefull and easy to use. The results showed a high incidence of infections associated to invasive procedures and the presence of multiresistant bacteria..
  44. ncbi request reprint Characterization of a variant of the SCCmec element in a bloodstream isolate of Staphylococcus intermedius
    Floriana Campanile
    Department of Microbiological and Gynaecological Science, University of Catania, Via Androne 81, 95124 Catania, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 13:7-10. 2007
    ..intermedius isolate carrying SCCmec-like elements. Our study could be useful to explain the mechanism and routes of transfer of the chromosomal cassette carrying the mec complex, among staphylococci...