M Bassetti

Summary

Affiliation: San Martino University Hospital
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for management of difficult to treat Gram-negative infections: focus on Pseudomonas aeruginosa]
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, A O U San Martino, Genova, Italy
    Infez Med 15:20-6. 2007
  2. pmc Antimicrobial activities of BMS-284756 compared with those of fluoroquinolones and beta-lactams against gram-positive clinical isolates
    Matteo Bassetti
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:234-8. 2002
  3. pmc Epidemiological trends in nosocomial candidemia in intensive care
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 6:21. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use and resistance among Gram-negative bacilli in an Italian intensive care unit (ICU)
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Chemother 18:261-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and predictors of outcome of candidemia. Survey in 2 Italian university hospitals
    Matteo Bassetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:325-31. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors and mortality of healthcare-associated and community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:862-9. 2012
  7. pmc Tigecycline use in serious nosocomial infections: a drug use evaluation
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:287. 2010
  8. doi request reprint High-dose daptomycin in documented Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:459-61. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for severe complications of the novel influenza A (H1N1): analysis of patients hospitalized in Italy
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:247-50. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of limited cephalosporin use on prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care unit
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, S Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    J Chemother 21:633-8. 2009

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint [Strategies for management of difficult to treat Gram-negative infections: focus on Pseudomonas aeruginosa]
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, A O U San Martino, Genova, Italy
    Infez Med 15:20-6. 2007
    ..aeruginosa infections, the only two new molecules that will probably become available are doripenem and ceftobiprole. Given this prospective, trust must be placed in the already known drugs, exploiting them more appropriately...
  2. pmc Antimicrobial activities of BMS-284756 compared with those of fluoroquinolones and beta-lactams against gram-positive clinical isolates
    Matteo Bassetti
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 46:234-8. 2002
    ....
  3. pmc Epidemiological trends in nosocomial candidemia in intensive care
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 6:21. 2006
    ..Infection represents a frequent complication among patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs) and mortality is high. In particular, the incidence of fungal infections, especially due to Candida spp., has been increasing during the last years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial use and resistance among Gram-negative bacilli in an Italian intensive care unit (ICU)
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Chemother 18:261-7. 2006
    ..A significant correlation between antibiotic consumption and increasing resistance was evident for K. pneumoniae...
  5. ncbi request reprint Incidence, risk factors, and predictors of outcome of candidemia. Survey in 2 Italian university hospitals
    Matteo Bassetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:325-31. 2007
    ..001) and high APACHE III score (P = .004). The inadequate initial therapy associated with mortality indicates the need for additional investigations to define high-risk patients for beneficial antifungal prophylaxis...
  6. doi request reprint Risk factors and mortality of healthcare-associated and community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:862-9. 2012
    ..aureus, and initial inadequate antimicrobial treatment. More than half of patients with SAB have MRSA strains and presentation with septic shock, and inappropriate empirical therapy was associated with increased mortality...
  7. pmc Tigecycline use in serious nosocomial infections: a drug use evaluation
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    BMC Infect Dis 10:287. 2010
    ..Microbiological success was achieved in 100/129 (78%) treated patients. Adverse clinical events were seen in 16/207 patients (7.7%):..
  8. doi request reprint High-dose daptomycin in documented Staphylococcus aureus infections
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 36:459-61. 2010
    ..We recommend further randomised controlled prospective studies with higher doses of daptomycin...
  9. doi request reprint Risk factors for severe complications of the novel influenza A (H1N1): analysis of patients hospitalized in Italy
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:247-50. 2011
    ..Antiviral treatment was initiated in 75% of patients started within 48 h. Older age and lung and neurocognitive disorders were associated with severe disease and death...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of limited cephalosporin use on prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the intensive care unit
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, S Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    J Chemother 21:633-8. 2009
    ..5%). A significant reduction in the percentage of MRSA infections (-30%) and heterogeneous susceptibility patterns in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were noted...
  11. doi request reprint Why is community-associated MRSA spreading across the world and how will it change clinical practice?
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, S Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:S15-9. 2009
    ..Prompt, appropriate treatment, guided by the site and type of infection and risk factors for HA-MRSA or CA-MRSA, increases the chances of a successful outcome and is urgently needed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cryptococcus neoformans fatal sepsis in a chronic lymphocytic leukemia patient treated with alemtuzumab: case report and review of the literature
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Chemother 21:211-4. 2009
    ..The international literature regarding opportunistic infections after immunosuppressive therapy with alemtuzumab with particular attention on fungal infections has also been reviewed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Candida infections in the intensive care unit: epidemiology, risk factors and therapeutic strategies
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, A O U San Martino, R Benzi 10 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 4:875-85. 2006
    ..In this article we review antifungal treatment, including the use of polyenes, azoles and echinocandines, and the role of prophylaxis...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of telavancin in the treatment of MRSA infections in hospital
    Matteo Bassetti
    University of Genoa School of Medicine, S Martino Hospital, Clinica Malattie Infettive, Infectious Diseases Division, AOU San Martino, Genova, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 18:521-9. 2009
    ..Thus, new antibiotics covering these pathogens are urgently needed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Current status of newer carbapenems
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino University Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:564-75. 2009
    ..Despite the wide antibacterial spectrum, the carbapenems globally lack activity against Enterococcus faecium, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia...
  16. doi request reprint Drug treatment for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Future Microbiol 3:649-60. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint Pseudomonas aeruginosa serious infections: mono or combination antimicrobial therapy?
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 15:517-22. 2008
    ..Advantages and disadvantages of combination therapy towards monotherapy for P. aeruginosa severe infections, current antibiotics used for P. aeruginosa severe infections and main studies published on this issue are reviewed...
  18. doi request reprint Colistin and rifampicin in the treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii infections
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Disease Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genova, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 61:417-20. 2008
    ..We describe the clinical and microbiological outcomes of patients infected with multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii who were treated with a combination of colistin and rifampicin...
  19. ncbi request reprint New approaches for empiric therapy in Gram-positive sepsis
    M Bassetti
    Division of Infectious Diseases, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:821-7. 2011
    ..These new drugs have some limitations, and the possibility developing resistance is real. Knowledge of both old and new antibacterials is necessary to utilize them most effectively...
  20. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: therapeutic management of invasive candidiasis in the intensive care unit
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, AOU San Martino, L go R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Crit Care 14:244. 2010
    ..The agents recommended for initial treatment of candidemia in critically ill patients include echinocandins and lipid formulation of amphotericin B...
  21. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ritonavir plasma levels and side-effects: implications for therapeutic drug monitoring
    G Gatti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, Italy
    AIDS 13:2083-9. 1999
    ..To assess whether the neurological or gastrointestinal adverse effects of ritonavir correlate with parameters of ritonavir systemic exposure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the combination of levofloxacin plus ceftazidime in the treatment of hospital-acquired pneumonia in the intensive care unit
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, S Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:582-5. 2006
    ..Therapy was well tolerated. We conclude that this combination regimen is safe and clinically and microbiologically efficacious in the treatment of Gram-negative HAP...
  23. pmc Indinavir pharmacokinetics and parmacodynamics in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    G Gatti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 44:752-5. 2000
    ..Due to the low number of patients enrolled in this study, our results should be confirmed by a larger study...
  24. doi request reprint Therapeutical aspects and outcome of HIV/HCV coinfected patients treated with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin in an Italian cohort
    E Righi
    Infectious Diseases Dept, San Martino University Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, L go R Benzi 10, 16132, Genoa, Italy
    Infection 36:358-61. 2008
    ..Recommendations from HCV-HIV International Panel advise current treatment with pegylated interferon plus ribavirin. We assessed the impact of interferon and ribavirin combination in 43 patients between 2002 and 2006...
  25. doi request reprint Sequential outbreaks of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in intensive care units of a tertiary referral hospital in Italy: combined molecular approach for epidemiological investigation
    F Ansaldi
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Hosp Infect 79:134-40. 2011
    ..A molecular approach allowed the prompt introduction of infection control measures and the evaluation of data in a global epidemiological context...
  26. ncbi request reprint Linezolid treatment of prosthetic hip Infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Disease, University of Genoa School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Infect 43:148-9. 2001
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  27. doi request reprint A case of Cunninghamella bertholettiae rhino-cerebral infection in a leukaemic patient and review of recent published studies
    E Righi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Mycopathologia 165:407-10. 2008
    ..Mastoiditis was documented at CT-scan. The conditioning regimen probably caused the reactivation of the Cunninghamella infection that led to the patient's fatal outcome; fungal hyphae were detected after autopsy of brain and lung tissue...
  28. ncbi request reprint Impact of an antimicrobial formulary and restriction policy in the largest hospital in Italy
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Disease, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, L go R Benzi 10, 16132, Genova, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 16:295-9. 2000
    ..The introduction of this formulary resulted in an immediate saving and perhaps in the future we shall also observe an improvement in bacterial resistance patterns...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tenofovir use in a patient with a severe renal impairment
    A Di Biagio
    Department of Infectious Diseases, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    HIV Med 5:450-1. 2004
  30. pmc Pharmacokinetics of rifabutin in HIV-infected patients with or without wasting syndrome
    G Gatti
    First Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 48:704-11. 1999
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare the pharmacokinetic parameters of rifabutin obtained in a group of patients without wasting syndrome (NWS) with those obtained in a group with wasting syndrome (WS)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of antibiotics in an Italian children's hospital, 1993-1995; clinical and economic considerations
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, University of Genoa, G Gaslini Childern s Hospital, L go G Gaslini 5, 16147, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 14:33-7. 2000
    ..We suggest a basis for an antibiotic management programme aimed at reducing costs while still providing a high standard of care for patients...
  32. pmc Erythromycin resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes in Italy
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, University of Genoa, G Gaslini Children s Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:180-3. 2000
    ..pyogenes treated with clarithromycin and in 22 (88%) of 25 patients with erythromycin-susceptible strains. The constitutive-resistant phenotype was correlated with failure of macrolide treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gram-positive bacterial resistance. A challenge for the next millennium
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Department, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Panminerva Med 44:179-84. 2002
    ..Nevertheless, our group has had the opportunity to treat some serious infections with these drugs and the good results achieved are reported in this review...
  34. ncbi request reprint The organization of infection control in Italy
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa School of Medicine, S Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Hosp Infect 48:83-5. 2001
    ..Moreover, the paper reports on incidence and prevalence of hospital-acquired infections (HAI), antibiotic usage and antimicrobial resistance in Italy...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of formulary restriction in the use of antibiotics in an Italian hospital
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Disease Department, University of Genoa School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 57:529-34. 2001
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  36. doi request reprint Candidaemia in internal medicine departments: the burden of a rising problem
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 19:E281-4. 2013
    ..Patients with candidaemia in IMWs account for a substantial proportion of patients with candidaemia and have higher mortality compared with patients in other wards...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adherence to combination antiretroviral treatment in children
    E Pontali
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    HIV Clin Trials 2:466-73. 2001
    ..To assess the level of nonadherence to combination antiretroviral therapy of HIV-infected children and to identify the main problems faced by caregivers when giving medicines to children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does HGV-HIV co-infection exist?
    E Pontali
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, Largo G Gaslini, 5, 16147, Genova, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 16:349-51. 2000
    ..No investigated child presented with signs of HGV active infection notwithstanding the presence of many risk factors for HGV infection. Prevalence of HGV active infection in our cohort was <2.7%...
  39. doi request reprint Risk factors for bloodstream infections due to colistin-resistant KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: results from a multicenter case-control-control study
    D R Giacobbe
    Infectious Diseases Division, University of Genoa DISSAL and IRCCS San Martino IST, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 21:1106.e1-8. 2015
    ..5-year study period, and 30-day mortality of ColR KPC-Kp BSI was as high as 51%. Strict rules for the use of colistin are mandatory to staunch the dissemination of ColR in KPC-Kp-endemic hospitals. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue infection with Absidia corymbifera and kidney complications in an AIDS patient
    E Righi
    Division of Infectious Diseases, S Martino Hospital, University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Med Mycol 45:637-40. 2007
    ..The Sensititre YeastOne panel was adopted to determine antifungal susceptibility and liposomial amphotericin B was used which initially produced a significant clinical response...
  41. ncbi request reprint Possible malignant transformation of benign lymphoepithelial parotid lesions in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: report of three cases
    V Del Bono
    I Clinica Malattie Infettive, DISEM, Universita di Genova, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Clin Infect Dis 30:947-9. 2000
    ..It is not well known whether BLL may undergo malignant transformation into B cell lymphoma and may therefore be a sort of precancerous lesion. We report 3 cases of possible malignant transformation of BLL in HIV-infected patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Bone quality in perinatally HIV-infected children: role of age, sex, growth, HIV infection, and antiretroviral therapy
    R Rosso
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 21:927-32. 2005
    ..0001), and therapy duration (r = 0.31, p = 0.04). Both AD-SoS and BTT values in patients fell below mean values of controls. Follow-up of bone mineral density is important in patients to prevent long-term problems of skeletal status...
  43. doi request reprint Disseminated Salmonella paratyphi infection in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with infliximab
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino University Hospital and University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:84-5. 2010
    ..We emphasize the importance of appropriate counselling of patients undergoing anti-TNF treatment and travelling to areas in which Salmonellae are endemic, as well as the importance of advice to these patients concerning food hygiene...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic and therapeutic management of Gram-negative infections]
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino, Genova, Italy
    Infez Med 16:22-9. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Combination hepatitis C virus antigen and antibody immunoassay as a new tool for early diagnosis of infection
    F Ansaldi
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Viral Hepat 13:5-10. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Ciprofloxacin and ICU
    M Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 68:257. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ritonavir plasma trough concentration and virological and immunological response in HIV-infected children
    G Gatti
    I Department of Infectious Diseases c o G Gaslini Institute University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    HIV Med 3:125-8. 2002
    ..We studied a number of factors, including ritonavir plasma levels, and their capability of predicting response to therapy with ritonavir (RTV)...
  48. doi request reprint Incidence of candidaemia and relationship with fluconazole use in an intensive care unit
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:625-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate trends in the incidence of candidaemia and the distribution of Candida albicans and non-albicans over a 9 year period (1999-2007), and to assess their relationship with fluconazole use...
  49. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of ertapenem in the treatment of early ventilator-associated pneumonia caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing organisms in an intensive care unit
    Matteo Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, San Martino University Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:433-5. 2007
    ..However, there are no clinical data to support the use of ertapenem in VAP. Our purpose is to evaluate the usefulness and safety of ertapenem in the treatment of VAP caused by susceptible ESBL strains...
  50. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial prophylaxis in minor and major surgery
    M Bassetti
    Infectious Diseases Division, Santa Maria Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 81:76-91. 2015
    ..A review of the prophylactic regimens regarding the main surgical procedures is presented. ..
  51. ncbi request reprint Fatal lactic acidosis and mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome in an adolescent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
    Rafaella Rosso
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Genoa, School of Medicine, San Martino Hospital, Italy
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 22:668-70. 2003
    ..While receiving antiretroviral therapy with stavudine, didanosine, tenofovir and amprenavir, the patient developed severe acidosis and rapid neuromuscular and respiratory failure mimicking Guillain-Barré syndrome...
  52. ncbi request reprint Gram-positive bacterial resistance: future treatment options
    Matteo Bassetti
    Clinica Malattie Infettive, Universita di Genova, Azienda Ospedaliera San Martino, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 4:944-52. 2003
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis with linezolid
    Matteo Bassetti
    Department of Infectious Diseases, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, School of Medicine, Genoa, Italy
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:83-4. 2004
    ..Linezolid is a drug with well-recognised activity against S. aureus and proved to be efficacious even in the unusual site of heart valves. This drug could be a good therapeutic choice when glycopeptides treatment is not feasible...
  54. ncbi request reprint Novel beta-lactam antibiotics and inhibitor combinations
    Matteo Bassetti
    Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria San Martino di Genova, Clinica Malattie Infettive, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 17:285-96. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the spreading emergence of carbapenemases is a significant threat to the management of nosocomial infections...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial prophylaxis in solid-organ transplantation
    Matteo Bassetti
    Ospedale Università, Clinica Malattie Infettive, A O San Martino di Genova, Largo R Benzi 10, 16132 Genova, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2:761-9. 2004
    ..Fungal infections are associated with the highest mortality rates. This review summarizes the most relevant data pertaining to the current understanding of infection prevention for solid-organ transplant recipients...
  56. ncbi request reprint Role of linezolid in the treatment of orthopedic infections
    Matteo Bassetti
    A O Ospedale Università San Martino di Genova, Clinica Malattie Infettive, Largo R Benzi 1016132 Genova, Italy
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 3:343-52. 2005
    ..Until now, little resistance has been reported...
  57. ncbi request reprint Lopinavir/ritonavir exposure in treatment-naive HIV-infected children following twice or once daily administration
    Raffaella Rosso
    Department of Infectious Diseases, San Martino Hospital and University of Genoa, Largo Rosanna Benzi 10, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:1168-71. 2006
    ..However, once daily administration could increase convenience and patient adherence. Our study aimed at evaluating whether inhibitory concentrations are maintained in plasma following administration of lopinavir/ritonavir once daily...
  58. ncbi request reprint Trichosporon asahii infection treated with caspofungin combined with liposomal amphotericin B
    Matteo Bassetti
    J Antimicrob Chemother 54:575-7. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Benign lymphoepithelial parotid lesions in vertically HIV-infected patients
    Raffaella Rosso
    Department of Infectious Diseases, DICMI, University of Genoa, San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:536-41. 2006
    ....