Video Interviste con il Magistrato Iadecola

    In questa serie di 3 interviste il Giudice Iadecola, Avvocato già Magistrato Corte di Cassazione, illustra la Riforma Gelli-Bianco. Tale riforma modifica la responsabilità del medico nei confronti del paziente dal punto di vista penale e civile. Inoltre si pone come obiettivo quello di combattere il frequente ricorso da parte degli operatori sanitari alla medicina preventiva.

  • 1 August 2016

    Occult HCV Infection: The Current State of Knowledge

    With a clinical history of approximately 11 years, occult HCV infection can be considered an occult type of CHC. Evidences suggest that considering OCI in these high-risk groups seems to be necessary. We suggest that alternative diagnostic tests should be applied and that there is a need for the participation of all countries to determine the epidemiology of […]

  • 29 February 2016

    Viral metagenomics and blood safety

    The characterization of the human blood-associated viral community (also called blood virome) is essential for epidemiological surveillance and to anticipate new potential threats for blood transfusion safety. Currently, the risk of blood-borne agent transmission of well-known viruses (HBV, HCV, HIV and HTLV) can be considered as under control in high-resource countries. However, other viruses unknown […]

  • 29 February 2016

    New viral risks in blood transfusion by 2016

    Viral safety remains a major concern in transfusion of blood products. Over years, the control measures applied to blood products were made more and more sophisticated; however, the number of infectious agents, and notably of viruses, that can be transmitted by transfusion is increasing continuously. The aim of this review paper is to actualize that […]