G Ferrara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Perugia
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces CCL18 expression in human macrophages
    G Ferrara
    Bellevue Chest Service, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Scand J Immunol 68:668-74. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma-release assays detect recent tuberculosis re-infection in elderly contacts
    G Ferrara
    Section of Respiratory Disease, Department of Oncology, Hematology and Respiratory Disease, University of Modena, and Policlinico Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:669-77. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Macrolides for chronic asthma
    L Richeldi
    Divisione di Pneumologia, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71, Modena, Italy, 41100
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Macrolides for chronic asthma
    L Richeldi
    Divisione di Pneumologia, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71, Modena, Italy, 41100
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Macrolides in the treatment of asthma and cystic fibrosis
    G Ferrara
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Respir Med 99:1-10. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Italy
    G Ferrara
    Respiratory Diseases Section, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:507-13. 2005

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Mycobacterium tuberculosis induces CCL18 expression in human macrophages
    G Ferrara
    Bellevue Chest Service, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Scand J Immunol 68:668-74. 2008
    ..This could represent a mechanism of tolerance during the early phases of infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma-release assays detect recent tuberculosis re-infection in elderly contacts
    G Ferrara
    Section of Respiratory Disease, Department of Oncology, Hematology and Respiratory Disease, University of Modena, and Policlinico Hospital of Modena, Modena, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 22:669-77. 2009
    ..40 vs 2.33+/-0.71 IFN-gamma IU/1000 SFC, p=0.0001). QFT-G and TS.TB provided discordant results among elderly contacts. Unlike TST, the specific IFN-gamma response might discriminate between recent and long-lasting tuberculosis infection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Macrolides for chronic asthma
    L Richeldi
    Divisione di Pneumologia, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71, Modena, Italy, 41100
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Macrolides for chronic asthma
    L Richeldi
    Divisione di Pneumologia, Policlinico di Modena, Via del Pozzo, 71, Modena, Italy, 41100
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2005
    ..Macrolides are antibiotics with both antimicrobic and antiinflammatory activities and thus their use in asthmatic patients could lead to reduction of the airways inflammation and therefore improvement of symptoms and pulmonary function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Macrolides in the treatment of asthma and cystic fibrosis
    G Ferrara
    Department of Oncology and Hematology, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Respir Med 99:1-10. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Management of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Italy
    G Ferrara
    Respiratory Diseases Section, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:507-13. 2005
    ..SMIRA (Italian Study on Anti-Tuberculosis Drug Resistance) network, 46 major clinical units and 22 laboratories nationwide in Italy...