Emanuele Amodio

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Affiliation: University of Palermo
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vaccination against the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) among healthcare workers in the major teaching hospital of Sicily (Italy)
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department for Sciences of Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Italy
    Vaccine 29:1408-12. 2011
  2. pmc Immunoglobulin M seropositivity for Toscana virus in a random population sample in Sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, Palermo, I 90127, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e633-5. 2012
  3. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for Toscana and Sicilian virus infection in a sample population of Sicily (Italy)
    Giuseppe Calamusa
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion, G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, CAP 90127, Italy
    J Infect 64:212-7. 2012
  4. pmc Comparative validity of the ASSO-Food Frequency Questionnaire for the web-based assessment of food and nutrients intake in adolescents
    Garden Tabacchi
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Food Nutr Res 59:26216. 2015
  5. pmc Pneumococcal Colonization in the Familial Context and Implications for Anti-Pneumococcal Immunization in Adults: Results from the BINOCOLO Project in Sicily
    Fabio Tramuto
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro Hygiene Section, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 18:. 2017
  6. pmc Could university training and a proactive attitude of coworkers be associated with influenza vaccination compliance? A multicentre survey among Italian medical residents
    Claudio Costantino
    Department of Science for Health Promotion and Mother to Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, ZIP code 90127, Palermo, Italy
    BMC Med Educ 16:38. 2016
  7. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the validity of FFQ targeted to adolescents
    Garden Tabacchi
    1Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 19:1168-83. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge, risk perception and behaviours in swimming pool users of Palermo city, Sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    a Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Sport Sci 14:S51-6. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis of influenza: only a problem of coding?
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Med Princ Pract 23:568-73. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Differences and similarities between allergic and nonallergic rhinitis in a large sample of adult patients with rhinitis symptoms
    Gabriele Di Lorenzo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica DIMIS, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:263-70. 2011

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Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Vaccination against the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) among healthcare workers in the major teaching hospital of Sicily (Italy)
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department for Sciences of Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Italy
    Vaccine 29:1408-12. 2011
    ..Despite this finding, vaccination coverage among HCWs remains very low, suggesting the need to implement educational campaigns directed to groups with lower coverage rates...
  2. pmc Immunoglobulin M seropositivity for Toscana virus in a random population sample in Sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, Palermo, I 90127, Italy
    Int J Infect Dis 16:e633-5. 2012
    ..This is of importance, as primary infection can cause neurologic complications, especially in adults. The aim of the present study was to assess the current active TOSV circulation in western Sicily...
  3. pmc Seroprevalence of and risk factors for Toscana and Sicilian virus infection in a sample population of Sicily (Italy)
    Giuseppe Calamusa
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion, G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, CAP 90127, Italy
    J Infect 64:212-7. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to assess seroprevalence of and risk factors for Toscana (TOSV) and Sicilian (SFSV) virus infections in a sample of Sicilian subjects...
  4. pmc Comparative validity of the ASSO-Food Frequency Questionnaire for the web-based assessment of food and nutrients intake in adolescents
    Garden Tabacchi
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Food Nutr Res 59:26216. 2015
    ..A new web-based food frequency questionnaire (the ASSO-FFQ) was developed within the ASSO Project funded by the Italian Ministry of Health...
  5. pmc Pneumococcal Colonization in the Familial Context and Implications for Anti-Pneumococcal Immunization in Adults: Results from the BINOCOLO Project in Sicily
    Fabio Tramuto
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro Hygiene Section, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Int J Mol Sci 18:. 2017
    ..083-5.000). This study highlighted the potential role played by the family environment in sustaining both the circulation and horizontal transmission of pneumococcus...
  6. pmc Could university training and a proactive attitude of coworkers be associated with influenza vaccination compliance? A multicentre survey among Italian medical residents
    Claudio Costantino
    Department of Science for Health Promotion and Mother to Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, ZIP code 90127, Palermo, Italy
    BMC Med Educ 16:38. 2016
    ..This multicentre survey aimed to investigate at a nationwide level training quality and work environment associated with seasonal influenza vaccination uptake among Italian medical residents...
  7. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the validity of FFQ targeted to adolescents
    Garden Tabacchi
    1Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 19:1168-83. 2016
    ..The present work is aimed at meta-analysing validity studies of FFQ for adolescents, to investigate their overall accuracy and variables that can affect it negatively...
  8. doi request reprint Knowledge, risk perception and behaviours in swimming pool users of Palermo city, Sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    a Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Eur J Sport Sci 14:S51-6. 2014
    ..Public health prevention strategies should be implemented to improve public awareness and information on a safe use of recreational water environments...
  9. doi request reprint Diagnosis of influenza: only a problem of coding?
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Med Princ Pract 23:568-73. 2014
    ..To evaluate the characteristics of hospital discharge diagnoses of influenza measured by using specific International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9 CM) codes...
  10. doi request reprint Differences and similarities between allergic and nonallergic rhinitis in a large sample of adult patients with rhinitis symptoms
    Gabriele Di Lorenzo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica DIMIS, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italia
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:263-70. 2011
    ..Allergic rhinitis (AR) and nonallergic rhinitis (NAR) may present with different clinical and laboratory characteristics...
  11. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary intervention in simple lesions: risk factors and incidence are affected by the definition utilized
    Marco Caruso
    Cardiology Unit, University of Palermo, Italy
    Intern Med 50:983-9. 2011
    ..5 mg/dL (CIN 1) or as an increase in Scr ≥ 25% above baseline values (CIN 2)...
  12. pmc Impact of chronic diuretic treatment on glucose homeostasis
    Silvio Buscemi
    Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica DIBIMIS Laboratorio di Nutrizione Clinica, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro, 129, Palermo 90127, Italy
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 5:80. 2013
    ..The use of diuretics for hypertension has been associated with unfavorable changes in cardiovascular risk factors, such as uric acid and glucose tolerance, though the findings in the literature are contradictory...
  13. pmc Analysis of hospitalizations due to intussusception in Sicily in the pre-rotavirus vaccination era (2003-2012)
    Claudio Costantino
    Department of Science for Health Promotion and Mother to Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, ZIP code 90127, Palermo, Italy
    Ital J Pediatr 41:52. 2015
    ..Aim of this study is to analyze the intussusception hospitalizations in Sicily from 2003 to 2012 before the introduction of rotavirus universal vaccination and its possible relation with rotavirus gastroenteritis trend...
  14. doi request reprint Serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the inhabitants of a Sicilian city
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Italy
    Chemosphere 89:970-4. 2012
    ..Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides are common environmental contaminants that have been associated with human health problems...
  15. doi request reprint Are medical residents a "core group" for future improvement of influenza vaccination coverage in health-care workers? A study among medical residents at the University Hospital of Palermo (Sicily)
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department for Sciences of Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Via Del Vespro n 133, CAP 90127, Palermo Italy
    Vaccine 29:8113-7. 2011
    ..Our study suggests the importance of prioritizing residents for vaccination campaigns, as they represent "the future" and include a core group that habitually accepts vaccination...
  16. doi request reprint Validation and reproducibility of dietary assessment methods in adolescents: a systematic literature review
    Garden Tabacchi
    1Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, via del Vespro 133, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 17:2700-14. 2014
    ..The aim of the present work was to determine what dietary assessment method can provide a valid and accurate estimate of nutrient intake by comparison with the gold standard...
  17. pmc Prevalence of toscana and sicilian phlebovirus antibodies in classic Kaposi sarcoma case patients and control subjects in sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Italy
    J Infect Dis 204:1423-6. 2011
    ..22; 95% confidence interval, .07-.72). Low phlebovirus seroprevalence in patients with KS may reflect incapacity to produce robust, persistent antibody responses, and suggests that arthropod bites do not promote KS...
  18. doi request reprint Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in a level III neonatal intensive care unit: Incidence and risk factors
    Mario Giuffrè
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion and Mother Child Care G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico P Giaccone, Palermo, Italy
    Am J Infect Control 43:476-81. 2015
    ..To describe epidemiologic features and identify risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) acquisition in a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)...
  19. pmc Endothelial function and serum concentration of toxic metals in frequent consumers of fish
    Silvio Buscemi
    Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica Laboratorio di Nutrizione Clinica, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    PLoS ONE 9:e112478. 2014
    ..We investigated the association between fish consumption, endothelial function (flow mediated dilation of the brachial artery), and serum concentration of some toxic metals in apparently healthy people...
  20. doi request reprint Analytical performance issues: comparison of ATP bioluminescence and aerobic bacterial count for evaluating surface cleanliness in an Italian hospital
    Emanuele Amodio
    a Department of Sciences for Health Promotion, G D Alessandro, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Occup Environ Hyg 11:D23-7. 2014
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  21. pmc Differences in Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus-specific and herpesvirus-non-specific immune responses in classic Kaposi sarcoma cases and matched controls in Sicily
    Emanuele Amodio
    Department of Sciences for Health Promotion G D Alessandro, Section of Hygiene, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Cancer Sci 102:1769-73. 2011
    ..04) per KSHV response. The CMV/EBV Elispot responses were irrelevant. Deficiency of both KSHV-specific and KSHV-non-specific immunity is associated with classic KS. This might clarify why Kaposi sarcoma responds to immune reconstitution...