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  • Clarithromycin reduces the severity of bronchial hyperresponsiveness in patients with asthma 

    Kostadima, E.; Tsiodras, S.; Alexopoulos, E. I.; Kaditis, A. G.; Mavrou, I.; Georgatou, N.; Papamichalopoulos, A. (2004)
    A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study was designed to evaluate the effects of a semisynthetic macrolide antibiotic, clarithromycin, on bronchial hyperresponsiveness to methacholine in patients with a diagnosis ...
  • Field Application of SD Bioline Malaria Ag Pf/Pan Rapid Diagnostic Test for Malaria in Greece 

    Tseroni, M.; Pervanidou, D.; Tserkezou, P.; Rachiotis, G.; Pinaka, O.; Baka, A.; Georgakopoulou, T.; Vakali, A.; Dionysopoulou, M.; Terzaki, I.; Marka, A.; Detsis, M.; Evlampidou, Z.; Mpimpa, A.; Vassalou, E.; Tsiodras, S.; Tsakris, A.; Kremastinou, J.; Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Project, Malwest (2015)
    Greece, a malaria-free country since 1974, has experienced re-emergence of Plasmodium vivax autochthonous malaria cases in some agriculture areas over the last three years. In early 2012, an integrated control programme ...
  • Laboratory and surveillance studies following a suspected Dengue case in Greece, 2012 

    Papa, A.; Gavana, E.; Detsis, M.; Terzaki, E.; Veneti, L.; Pervanidou, D.; Georgakopoulou, T.; Marangos, M.; Koliopoulos, G.; Baka, A.; Tsiodras, S.; Tsakris, A.; Hadjichristodoulou, C. (2015)
    Objectives: To describe the laboratory assays used to investigate a suspected dengue case in summer 2012 in western Greece and to report the public health response. Design of methods: Samples from the patient were tested ...
  • Phoenix 100 versus Vitek 2 in the Identification of Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria: a Comprehensive Meta-Analysis 

    Chatzigeorgiou, K. S.; Sergentanis, T. N.; Tsiodras, S.; Hamodrakas, S. J.; Bagos, P. G. (2011)
    Phoenix 100 and Vitek 2 (operating with the current colorimetric cards) are commonly used in hospital laboratories for rapid identification of microorganisms. The present meta-analysis aims to evaluate and compare their ...
  • Re-emergence of animal rabies in northern Greece and subsequent human exposure, October 2012-March 2013 

    Tsiodras, S.; Dougas, G.; Baka, A.; Billinis, C.; Doudounakis, S.; Balaska, A.; Georgakopoulou, T.; Rigakos, G.; Kontos, V.; Efstathiou, P.; Tsakris, A.; Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Kremastinou, J. (2013)
    Greece has been rabies-free since 1987 with no human cases since 1970. During 2012 to 2013, rabies has re-emerged in wild and domestic animals in northern Greece. By end March 2013, rabies was diagnosed in 17 animals ...
  • Use of Wild Bird Surveillance, Human Case Data and GIS Spatial Analysis for Predicting Spatial Distributions of West Nile Virus in Greece 

    Valiakos, G.; Papaspyropoulos, K.; Giannakopoulos, A.; Birtsas, P.; Tsiodras, S.; Hutchings, M. R.; Spyrou, V.; Pervanidou, D.; Athanasiou, L. V.; Papadopoulos, N.; Tsokana, C.; Baka, A.; Manolakou, K.; Chatzopoulos, D.; Artois, M.; Yon, L.; Hannant, D.; Petrovska, L.; Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Billinis, C. (2014)
    West Nile Virus (WNV) is the causative agent of a vector-borne, zoonotic disease with a worldwide distribution. Recent expansion and introduction of WNV into new areas, including southern Europe, has been associated with ...
  • West Nile virus outbreak in humans, Greece, 2012: third consecutive year of local transmission 

    Pervanidou, D.; Detsis, M.; Danis, K.; Mellou, K.; Papanikolaou, E.; Terzaki, I.; Baka, A.; Veneti, L.; Vakali, A.; Dougas, G.; Politis, C.; Stamoulis, K.; Tsiodras, S.; Georgakopoulou, T.; Papa, A.; Tsakris, A.; Kremastinou, J.; Hadjichristodoulou, C. (2014)
    In 2010, the first outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in Greece was recorded, the largest in Europe since 1996. After 2010, outbreaks continued to occur in different areas of the country. Enhanced surveillance was ...