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2020

2019-novel Coronavirus severe adult respiratory distress syndrome in two cases in Italy: An uncommon radiological presentation

COVID 19 INMI Study Group, Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 93, p. 192-197 6 p.

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Cross-sectional serosurvey of Coxiella burnetii in healthy cattle and sheep from extensive grazing system in central Italy

Barlozzari, G., Sala, M., Iacoponi, F., Volpi, C., Polinori, N., Rombolà, P., Vairo, F., Macrì, G. & Scarpulla, M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Epidemiology and Infection. e9.

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Is Africa prepared for tackling the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic. Lessons from past outbreaks, ongoing pan-African public health efforts, and implications for the future

Kapata, N., Ihekweazu, C., Ntoumi, F., Raji, T., Chanda-Kapata, P., Mwaba, P., Mukonka, V., Bates, M., Tembo, J., Corman, V., Mfinanga, S., Asogun, D., Elton, L., Arruda, L. B., Thomason, M. J., Mboera, L., Yavlinsky, A., Haider, N., Simons, D., Hollmann, L. & 11 others, Lule, S. A., Veas, F., Abdel Hamid, M. M., Dar, O., Edwards, S., Vairo, F., McHugh, T. D., Drosten, C., Kock, R., Ippolito, G. & Zumla, A., Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 93, p. 233-236 4 p.

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2019

Chikungunya: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Management, and Prevention

Vairo, F., Haider, N., Kock, R., Ntoumi, F., Ippolito, G. & Zumla, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 33, 4, p. 1003-1025 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ebola Virus Disease: Epidemiology, Clinical Features, Management, and Prevention

Nicastri, E., Kobinger, G., Vairo, F., Montaldo, C., Mboera, L. E. G., Ansunama, R., Zumla, A. & Ippolito, G., Dec 1 2019, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 33, 4, p. 953-976 24 p.

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Expanding usutu virus circulation in italy: Detection in the Lazio region, central Italy, 2017 to 2018

Carletti, F., Colavita, F., Rovida, F., Percivalle, E., Baldanti, F., Ricci, I., De Liberato, C., Rosone, F., Messina, F., Lalle, E., Bordi, L., Vairo, F., Capobianchi, M. R., Ippolito, G., Cappiello, G., Spanò, A., Meschi, S. & Castilletti, C., Jan 2019, In : Eurosurveillance. 24, 3, p. 1-6 6 p.

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Hospital discharges-based search of acute flaccid paralysis cases 2007-2016 in Italy and comparison with the National Surveillance System for monitoring the risk of polio reintroduction

Regional Reference Centres of the National Surveillance System for Acute flaccid paralysis, Nov 15 2019, In : BMC Public Health. 19, 1, 1532.

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Non-inferiority versus superiority trial design for new antibiotics in an era of high antimicrobial resistance: the case for post-marketing, adaptive randomised controlled trials

Lanini, S., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Vairo, F., Pletschette, M., Portella, G., Di Bari, V., Mammone, A., Pisapia, R., Merler, S., Nguhuni, B., Langer, M., Di Caro, A., Edwards, S. J. L., Petrosillo, N., Zumla, A. & Ippolito, G., Dec 2019, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 19, 12, p. e444-e451 8 p.

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Pulmonary involvement during the Ebola virus disease

Lalle, E., Biava, M., Nicastri, E., Colavita, F., Di Caro, A., Vairo, F., Lanini, S., Castilletti, C., Langer, M., Zumla, A., Kobinger, G., Capobianchi, M. R. & Ippolito, G., Sep 1 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 9, p. 1-19 19 p., 780.

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Secondary Autochthonous Outbreak of Chikungunya, Southern Italy, 2017

Riccardo, F., Venturi, G., Di Luca, M., Del Manso, M., Severini, F., Andrianou, X., Fortuna, C., Remoli, M. E., Benedetti, E., Caporali, M. G., Fratto, F., Mignuoli, A. D., Rizzo, L., De Vito, G., De Giorgio, V., Surace, L., Vairo, F., Angelini, P., Re, M. C., Amendola, A. & 8 others, Fiorentini, C., Marsili, G., Toma, L., Boccolini, D., Romi, R., Pezzotti, P., Rezza, G. & Rizzo, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 11, p. 2093-2095 3 p.

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Secondary Autochthonous Outbreak of Chikungunya, Southern Italy, 2017

Riccardo, F., Venturi, G., Di Luca, M., Del Manso, M., Severini, F., Andrianou, X., Fortuna, C., Remoli, M. E., Benedetti, E., Caporali, M. G., Fratto, F., Mignuoli, A. D., Rizzo, L., De Vito, G., De Giorgio, V., Surace, L., Vairo, F., Angelini, P., Re, M. C., Amendola, A. & 8 others, Fiorentini, C., Marsili, G., Toma, L., Boccolini, D., Romi, R., Pezzotti, P., Rezza, G. & Rizzo, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 11, p. 2093-2095 3 p.

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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Other than Ebola and Lassa

Iannetta, M., Di Caro, A., Nicastri, E., Vairo, F., Masanja, H., Kobinger, G., Mirazimi, A., Ntoumi, F., Zumla, A. & Ippolito, G., Dec 1 2019, In : Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 33, 4, p. 977-1002 26 p.

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Intensive care support and clinical outcomes of patients with Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa

Langer, M., Portella, G., Finazzi, S., Chatenoud, L., Lanini, S., Vairo, F., Fowler, R., Miccio, R., Ippolito, G., Bertolini, G. & Strada, G., 2018, In : Intensive Care Medicine. 44, 8, p. 1266-1275 10 p.

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Local transmission of chikungunya in Rome and the lazio region, Italy

Chikungunya Lazio Outbreak Group, Dec 21 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 12, e0208896.

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Monkeypox — Enhancing public health preparedness for an emerging lethal human zoonotic epidemic threat in the wake of the smallpox post-eradication era

Petersen, E., Abubakar, I., Ihekweazu, C., Heymann, D., Ntoumi, F., Blumberg, L., Asogun, D., Mukonka, V., Lule, S. A., Bates, M., Honeyborne, I., Mfinanga, S., Mwaba, P., Dar, O., Vairo, F., Mukhtar, M., Kock, R., McHugh, T., Ippolito, G. & Zumla, A., Nov 16 2018, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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Relationship between Viremia and Specific Organ Damage in Ebola Patients: A Cohort Study

Lanini, S., Portella, G., Vairo, F., Kobinger, G. P., Pesenti, A., Langer, M., Kabia, S., Brogiato, G., Amone, J., Castilletti, C., Miccio, R., Capobianchi, M. R., Strada, G., Zumla, A., Di Caro, A., Ippolito, G., Biava, M., Cannas, A., Chiappini, R., Coen, S. & 27 others, Colavita, F., Grassi, G., Lapa, D., Mazzarelli, A., Meschi, S., Minosse, C., Quartu, S., Valli, M. B., Venditti, C., Vulcano, A., Zaccaro, P., Ahmad, U., Checcarelli, E., Guanti, M. D., Giovanella, E., Gottardello, D., Guastalegname, M., Jocic, M., Monti, G., Parsons, C., Rossi, N., Salvati, G., Scaccabarozzi, G., Sisillo, E., Tagliabue, P., Turella, M. & Valdatta, C., 2018, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 66, 1, p. 36-44 9 p.

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2017

A large ongoing outbreak of hepatitis A predominantly affecting young males in Lazio, Italy; August 2016 - March 2017

Lanini, S., Minosse, C., Vairo, F., Garbuglia, A., Bari, V. D., Agresta, A., Rezza, G., Puro, V., Pendenza, A., Loffredo, M. R., Scognamiglio, P., Zumla, A., Panella, V., Ippolito, G., Capobianchi, M. R., Ferraro, F., Pisapia, R., Meschi, S., Di Rosa, E., Piccoli, A. & 20 others, Esterini, G., Grillo, P., Cerocchi, C., Napoli, P. A., Ricci, D., Labriola, V., Torchia, S., Casagni, L., Alicata, R. F., Perra, A., Gentile, D., Mangiagli, F., Patricia, P., Ruta, A., Luzio, G. D., Allegretti, V., Bartolomei, G., Dionette, P., Aquilani, S. & Gruppo Laziale Sorveglianza Epatiti Virali (GLaSEV), Nov 1 2017, In : PLoS One. 12, 11, e0185428.

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An outbreak of chickenpox in an asylum seeker centre in Italy: Outbreak investigation and validity of reported chickenpox history, December 2015– May 2016

Vairo, F., Di Bari, V., Panella, V., Quintavalle, G., Torchia, S., Serra, M. C., Sinopoli, M. T., Lopalco, M., Ceccarelli, G., Ferraro, F., Valle, S., Bordi, L., Capobianchi, M. R., Puro, V., Scognamiglio, P., Ippolito, G., Charles, K. B. D., Tognoni, V., Cuomo, M., Bellanca, G. & 16 others, Vita, S., Walters, I., Di Renzo, V., Papuzza, I. C., Leonardi, M., Dimitrova, E., Bujor, M., Sane-Schepisi, M., Lanini, S., Leone, R., Agresta, A., Nisii, C., Lalle, E., Felici, L., Abate, I. & Outbreak Investigation Group, Nov 16 2017, In : Eurosurveillance. 22, 46, 17-00020.

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Discharge Criteria for Patient With Lassa Fever Infection

Nicastri, E., Vairo, F. & Ippolito, G., Nov 24 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 66, 4, p. 1 1 p.

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Enterovirus D68–Associated acute flaccid myelitis in immunocompromised woman, Italy

Giombini, E., Rueca, M., Barberi, W., Iori, A. P., Inghilleri, M., Castilletti, C., Scognamiglio, P., Vairo, F., Ippolito, G., Capobianchi, M. R. & Valli, M. B., Oct 1 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 10, p. 1690-1693 4 p.

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Measles cases during ebola outbreak, West Africa, 2013–2106

Colavita, F., Biava, M., Castilletti, C., Quartu, S., Vairo, F., Caglioti, C., Agrati, C., Lalle, E., Bordi, L., Lanini, S., Delli Guanti, M., Miccio, R., Ippolito, G., Capobianchi, M. R., Di Caro, A., Vulcano, A., Venditti, C., Zaccaro, P., Mazzarelli, A., Cannas, A. & 8 others, Coen, S., Meschi, S., Minosse, C., Roberta, R., Valli, M. B., Grassi, G., Lapa, D. & The Lazzaro Spallanzani Institute for Research and Health Care Ebola Virus Disease Sierra Leone Study Group, Jun 1 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 6, p. 1035-1037 3 p.

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Relationship between Viremia and Specific Organ Damage in Ebola Patients: A Cohort Study

Lanini, S., Portella, G., Vairo, F., Kobinger, G. P., Pesenti, A., Langer, M., Kabia, S., Brogiato, G., Amone, J., Castilletti, C., Miccio, R., Capobianchi, M. R., Strada, G., Zumla, A., Di Caro, A., Ippolito, G., Biava, M., Cannas, A., Chiappini, R., Coen, S. & 27 others, Colavita, F., Grassi, G., Lapa, D., Mazzarelli, A., Meschi, S., Minosse, C., Quartu, S., Valli, M. B., Venditti, C., Vulcano, A., Zaccaro, P., Ahmad, U., Checcarelli, E., Guanti, M. D., Giovanella, E., Gottardello, D., Guastalegname, M., Jocic, M., Monti, G., Parsons, C., Rossi, N., Salvati, G., Scaccabarozzi, G., Sisillo, E., Tagliabue, P., Turella, M. & Valdatta, C., Aug 20 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. p. 1-9 9 p.

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Reply to Reisler et al

Lanini, S., Portella, G., Vairo, F., Di Caro, A., Kobinger, G., Zumla, A. & Ippolito, G., Dec 20 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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Travel-associated zika virus disease

Liuzzi, G., Castilletti, C., Vairo, F., Nicastri, E. & Ippolito, G., Jun 20 2017, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 166, 12, 1 p.

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2016

Clinical, virologic, and epidemiologic characteristics of dengue outbreak, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2014

Vairo, F., Mboera, L. E. G., de Nardo, P., Oriyo, N. M., Meschi, S., Rumisha, S. F., Colavita, F., Mhina, A., Carletti, F., Mwakapeje, E., Capobianchi, M. R., Castilletti, C., di Caro, A., Nicastri, E., Malecela, M. N. & Ippolito, G., May 1 2016, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 22, 5, p. 895-899 5 p.

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Emerging Zika Virus Infection: A Rapidly Evolving Situation

Bordi, L., Avsic-Zupanc, T., Lalle, E., Vairo, F., Rosaria Capobianchi, M. & da Costa Vasconcelos, P. F., Dec 29 2016, In : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.

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Non-randomised Ebola trials-lessons for optimal outbreak research

Ippolito, G., Lanini, S., Brouqui, P., Di Caro, A., Vairo, F., Fusco, F. M., Krishna, S., Capobianchi, M. R., Kyobe-Bosa, H., Puro, V., Wölfel, R., Avsic-Zupanc, T., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Portella, G., Kremsner, P., Dar, O., Bates, M. & Zumla, A., Apr 1 2016, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 16, 4, p. 407-408 2 p.

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Post-caesarean section surgical site infections at a Tanzanian tertiary hospital: a prospective observational study

De Nardo, P., Gentilotti, E., Nguhuni, B., Vairo, F., Chaula, Z., Nicastri, E., Nassoro, M. M., Bevilacqua, N., Ismail, A. A., Savoldi, A., Zumla, A. & Ippolito, G., Aug 2016, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 93, 4, p. 355-9 5 p.

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Short-term economic impact of the Zika virus outbreak

Macciocchi, D., Lanini, S., Vairo, F., Zumla, A., Figueiredo, L. T. M., Lauria, F. N., Strada, G., Brouqui, P., Puro, V., Krishna, S., Kremsner, P., Scognamiglio, P., Köhler, C., Nicastri, E., Di Caro, A., Cieri, R. M., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Kobinger, G., Burattini, M. N. & Ippolito, G., Oct 1 2016, In : New Microbiologica. 39, 4, p. 287-289 3 p.

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Steroid use and clinical sequelae in two survivors of EVD

Nicastri, E., Petrosillo, N., Vairo, F., Di Caro, A. & Ippolito, G., Jun 1 2016, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 16, 6, p. 638 1 p.

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The Risk of Dengue Virus Transmission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania during an Epidemic Period of 2014

Mboera, L. E. G., Mweya, C. N., Rumisha, S. F., Tungu, P. K., Stanley, G., Makange, M. R., Misinzo, G., De Nardo, P., Vairo, F. & Oriyo, N. M., Jan 26 2016, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10, 1, e0004313.

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2015

Are adaptive randomised trials or non-randomised studies the best way to address the Ebola outbreak in west Africa?

Lanini, S., Zumla, A., Ioannidis, J. P. A., Di Caro, A., Krishna, S., Gostin, L., Girardi, E., Pletschette, M., Strada, G., Baritussio, A., Portella, G., Apolone, G., Cavuto, S., Satolli, R., Kremsner, P., Vairo, F. & Ippolito, G., Jun 1 2015, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 15, 6, p. 738-745 8 p.

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Blood kinetics of Ebola virus in survivors and nonsurvivors

Lanini, S., Portella, G., Vairo, F., Kobinger, G. P., Pesenti, A., Langer, M., Kabia, S., Brogiato, G., Amone, J., Castilletti, C., Miccio, R., Zumla, A., Capobianchi, M. R., Di Caro, A., Strada, G. & Ippolito, G., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Clinical Investigation. 125, 12, p. 4692-4698 7 p.

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