IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital,
Negrar (Italy)

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Department of Infectious – Tropical Diseases and Microbiology

Postal address: Via Sempreboni 5, 37024 Negrar (Verona), Italy

Website: http://www.tropicalmed.eu/

Site coordinator

Zeno Bisoffi
Email: zeno.bisoffi@sacrocuore.it

Tel.: +39-04-56 01 33 26

Site members

Andrea Angheben
Email: andrea.angheben@sacrocuore.it

Tel.: +39-04-56 01 46 41

Federico Gobbi
Email: federico.gobbi@sacrocuore.it

Tel.: —

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Anna Beltrame
Email: anna.beltrame@sacrocuore.it

Tel.: —

Type of Institution

  • Travel clinic
  • Outpatients department
  • Inpatient department for tropical diseases
  • Research department

Services

  • Pre-travel services
  • Post-travel outpatients services
  • Inpatient care

Special services

  • Online consultations (overseas)
  • Migration medicine
  • Consultations for international companies
  • High altitude medical couselling
  • Outreach screening for Chagas
  • Quality control lab for parasitology

In-house facilities

  • Laboratory
      • Haematology
      • Chemistry
      • Parasitology
      • Virology
      • Mycology
      • Serology
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • CT
  • MRI

24h public emergency service hotline

  • +39 04 56 01 34 83

Links / collaborations

  • FESTMIH
  • TropEd
  • ECTE course collaborator

Current research

  • Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of RDTs for Malaria (field project)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Strongyloidiasis
  • Retrospective study on Loiasis
  • Hyper-reactive malarial splenomegaly in expatriates and immigrants
  • Prevalence of Chagas disease in different Latin American nationalities in Italy (COHEMI, EC-FP7)
  • Assessment of diagnostic tools in Chagas disease
  • Summer fever and incidence of arboviral diseases (Veneto region)

Future research interests

  • Acute Schistosomiasis
  • Loiasis
  • Malaria treatment
  • Strongyloidiasis
  • Chagas
  • Bio-molecular parasitology
  • Migrant health