FIMUA Geotrichum-Saprochaete-Magnusiomyces, ongoing

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FIMUA Molecular epidemiology of C.neoformans var. grubii

Molecular epidemiology of Italian clinical Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii isolates.
Cogliati M, Zamfirova RR, Tortorano AM, Viviani MA; Fimua Cryptococcosis Network. Med Mycol. 2013 Jul;51(5):499-506.

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FIMUA Candidemia 2014-15

A 1-year prospective survey of candidemia in Italy and changing epidemiology over one decade. 
Tortorano AM, Prigitano A, Lazzarini C, Passera M, Deiana ML, Cavinato S, De Luca C, Grancini A, Lo Cascio G, Ossi C, Sala E, Montagna MT. Infection. 2013 Jun;41(3):655-62

FIMUA Cryptococcosis, 2010-17

Epidemiological trends of cryptococcosis in Italy: Molecular typing and susceptibility pattern of Cryptococcus neoformans isolates collected during a 20-year period.
Cogliati M, Prigitano A, Esposto MC, Romanò L, Grancini A, Zani A, Tortorano AM. Med Mycol. 2018 Jan 23. doi: 10.1093/mmy/myx152. [Epub ahead of print]  

FIMUA Candida nivariensis-C. bracarensis, 2009-11

Looking for Candida nivariensis and C. bracarensis among a large Italian collection of C. glabrata isolates: results of the FIMUA working group.
Esposto MC, Prigitano A, Romeo O, Criseo G, Trovato L, Tullio V, Fadda ME, Tortorano AM; FIMUA Working Group. Mycoses. 2013 May;56(3):394-6.

FIMUA Candidemia 2009

A 1-year prospective survey of candidemia in Italy and changing epidemiology over one decade.
Tortorano AM, Prigitano A, Lazzarini C, Passera M, Deiana ML, Cavinato S, De Luca C, Grancini A, Lo Cascio G, Ossi C, Sala E, Montagna MT. Infection. 2013 Jun;41(3):655-62

ECMM-FIMUA Fusarium invasive infections, 2007-12

European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) epidemiological survey on invasive infections due to Fusarium species in Europe.
Tortorano AM, Prigitano A, Esposto MC, Arsic Arsenijevic V, Kolarovic J, Ivanovic D, Paripovic L, Klingspor L, Nordøy I, Hamal P, Arikan Akdagli S, Ossi C, Grancini A, Cavanna C, Lo Cascio G, Scarparo C, Candoni A, Caira M, Drogari Apiranthitou M; ECMM Working Group. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Sep;33(9):1623-30.
Cross-reactivity of Fusarium spp. in the Aspergillus Galactomannan enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Tortorano AM, Esposto MC, Prigitano A, Grancini A, Ossi C, Cavanna C, Cascio GL. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Mar;50(3):1051-3.

ECMM-FIMUA Zygomycosis, 2004-07

Zygomycosis in Italy: a survey of FIMUA-ECMM (Federazione Italiana di Micopatologia Umana ed Animale and European Confederation of Medical Mycology). 
Pagano L, Valentini CG, Posteraro B, Girmenia C, Ossi C, Pan A, Candoni A, Nosari A, Riva M, Cattaneo C, Rossini F, Fianchi L, Caira M, Sanguinetti M, Gesu GP, Lombardi G, Vianelli N, Stanzani M, Mirone E, Pinsi G, Facchetti F, Manca N, Savi L, Mettimano M, Selva V, Caserta I, Scarpellini P, Morace G, D'Arminio Monforte A, Grossi P, Giudici D, Tortorano AM, Bonini A, Ricci L, Picardi M, Rossano F, Fanci R, Pecile P, Fumagalli L, Ferrari L, Capecchi PL, Romano C, Busca A, Barbui A, Garzia M, Minniti RR, Farina G, Montagna MT, Bruno F, Morelli O, Chierichini A, Placanica PM, Castagnola E, Bandettini R, Giordano S, Monastero R, Tosti ME, Rossi MR, Spedini P, Piane R, Nucci M, Pallavicini F, Bassetti M, Cristini F, LA Sorda M, Viviani M. J Chemother. 2009 Jun;21(3):322-9. ·         
Molecular identification and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities of 28 zygomycetes isolates: FIMUA-ECMM survey of zygomycosis in Italy.
Tortorano AM, Posteraro B, Viviani MA, Prigitano A, Girmenia C, Lombardi G, Ossi C, Pozzi C, Mirone E, Sanguinetti M, Pagano L. J Chemother. 2009 Jun;21(3):363-4.

FIMUA Invasive fungal infections in ICU, 2006-08

Antifungal susceptibility profiles of Candida isolates from a prospective survey of invasive fungal infections in Italian intensive care units.
Tortorano AM, Prigitano A, Dho G, Grancini A, Passera M; ECMM-FIMUA Study Group. J Med Microbiol. 2012 Mar;61(Pt 3):389-93.
Invasive fungal infections in the intensive care unit: a multicentre, prospective, observational study in Italy (2006-2008).
Tortorano AM, Dho G, Prigitano A, Breda G, Grancini A, Emmi V, Cavanna C, Marino G, Morero S, Ossi C, Delvecchio G, Passera M, Cusumano V, David A, Bonaccorso G, Corona A, Favaro M, Vismara C, Garau MG, Falchi S, Tejada MR; ECMM-FIMUA Study Group. Mycoses. 2012 Jan;55(1):73-9.
Biofilm production by Candida isolates from a survey of invasive fungal infections in Italian intensive care units.
Prigitano A, Dho G, Lazzarini C, Ossi C, Cavanna C, Tortorano AM; ECMM-FIMUA study group. J Chemother. 2012 Feb;24(1):61-3.

ECMM-FIMUA Invasive Candida infections in surgical ICU, 2006-08

Invasive Candida infections in surgical patients in intensive care units: a prospective, multicentre survey initiated by the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) (2006-2008).
Klingspor L, Tortorano AM, Peman J, Willinger B, Hamal P, Sendid B, Velegraki A, Kibbler C, Meis JF, Sabino R, Ruhnke M, Arikan-Akdagli S, Salonen J, Dóczi I. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jan;21(1):87.e1-87


ECMM-FIMUA Tinea capitis, 1997

ECMM-FIMUA Histoplasmosis,
1995-99

Histoplasmosis in Europe: report on an epidemiological survey from the European Confederation of Medical Mycology Working Group.
Ashbee HR, Evans EG, Viviani MA, Dupont B, Chryssanthou E, Surmont I, Tomsikova A, Vachkov P, Enero B, Zala J, Tintelnot K; ECMM Working Group on; Histoplasmosis. Med Mycol. 2008 Feb;46(1):57-65.

ECMM-FIMUA Cryptococcosis,
1997-99


European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) prospective survey of cryptococcosis: report from Italy.
Med Mycol. 2002 Oct;40(5):507-17 
Molecular epidemiology of Italian clinical Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii isolates.
Cogliati M, Zamfirova RR, Tortorano AM, Viviani MA; Fimua Cryptococcosis Network. Med Mycol. 2013 Jul;51(5):499-506

ECMM-FIMUA Candidemia, 1997-99

European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) prospective survey of candidaemia: report from one Italian region.
Tortorano AM, Biraghi E, Astolfi A, Ossi C, Tejada M, Farina C, Perin S, Bonaccorso C, Cavanna C, Raballo A, Grossi A; FIMUA Candidemia Study Group. J Hosp Infect. 2002 Aug;51(4):297-304.
The European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) survey of candidaemia in Italy: in vitro susceptibility of 375 Candida albicans isolates and biofilm production.
Tortorano AM, Prigitano A, Biraghi E, Viviani MA; FIMUA-ECMM Candidaemia Study Group. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2005 Oct;56(4):777-9.
The European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) survey of candidaemia in Italy: antifungal susceptibility patterns of 261 non-albicans Candida isolates from blood.
Tortorano AM, Rigoni AL, Biraghi E, Prigitano A, Viviani MA; FIMUA-ECMM Candidaemia Study Group. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2003 Oct;52(4):679-82.

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