Italy

City: 

San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia)

Name of Centre: 

Interregional Reference Center for the prevention, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment of porphyria

Full address: 

Viale Cappuccini, 1
71013 San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia)
Italy

Email: 

claudiocarremovemine.guida@tin.it
c.guida@operaremovepadrepio.it
nefrologia.porremovefiria@operapadrepio.it

Website: 
Tel: 

+39 0882 410477-293

Fax: 

+39 0882 410944-208

Director: 

Claudio Carmine GUIDA, MD

Email: 

claudiocarremovemine.guida@tin.it

Activities: 

Ambulatory medical examination and subsequent checks
Biochemical tests such as ALA, PBG, Total and fractioned porphyrins, Faecal porphyrins, Plasma fluorescence test
Genetic tests: HMBS, UROD, UROS, CPOX, PPOX, FECH
Specific therapy for acute porphyria (hemin) and salassotherapy
Eligibility for use of afamelanotide (Scenesse)
Issue of certification of illness and treatment plans
Hospitalization
Connection with specialist figures from the entire hospital structure for optimal classification of the patient (dedicated multi-specialist team)
Founding center of the GrIP (Italian Group of Porphyria)
Venue of "Friends of Porphyria" Association - San Pio da Pietrelcina - ONLUS

Clinical questions contact: 

Claudio Carmine GUIDA, MD

Email: 

claudiocarremovemine.guida@tin.it

Tel: 

+39 0882 410477-293

Laboratory contact: 

Maria SAVINO, Biologist and Geneticist

Email: 

mg.savremoveino@operapadrepio.it

Tel: 

+38 0882 416204