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  • Hygiene inspections on passenger ships in Europe - An overview 

    Mouchtouri, V. A.; Westacott, S.; Nichols, G.; Riemer, T.; Skipp, M.; Bartlett, C. L.; Kremastinou, J.; Hadjichristodoulou, C. (2010)
    Background: Hygiene inspections on passenger ships are important for the prevention of communicable diseases. The European Union (EU) countries conduct hygiene inspections on passenger ships in order to ensure that appropriate ...
  • Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission among high school students in Greece 

    Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Vasilogiannakopoulos, A.; Spala, G.; Mavrou, I.; Kolonia, V.; Marinis, E.; Syriopoulou, V.; Theodoridou, M. (2005)
    Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the requirements and practical steps for screening of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) transmission among high school student populations in two regional high schools ...
  • Outbreak of bloodstream infections because of Serratia marcescens in a pediatric department 

    Iosifidis, E.; Farmaki, E.; Nedelkopoulou, N.; Tsivitanidou, M.; Kaperoni, M.; Pentsoglou, V.; Pournaras, S.; Athanasiou-Metaxa, M.; Roilides, E. (2012)
    Background: Serratia marcescens can cause health care-associated infections. We herewith report the investigation and control of an outbreak of S marcescens bloodstream infections (BSI) in a general pediatric department. ...
  • Preparedness for the prevention and control of influenza outbreaks on passenger ships in the EU: the SHIPSAN TRAINET project communication 

    Mouchtouri, V.; Black, N.; Nichols, G.; Paux, T.; Riemer, T.; Rjabinina, J.; Schlaich, C.; Menel Lemos, C.; Kremastinou, J.; Hadjichristodoulou, C. (2009)
    Passenger ships carry a large number of people in confined spaces. A case of the new influenza A (H1N1) virus aboard a passenger ship is an expected event and would lead to rapid spread of the virus, if preventive measures ...
  • Surveillance and control of communicable diseases related to passenger ships in Europe 

    Hadjichristodoulou, C.; Mouchtouri, V. A.; Martinez, C. V.; Nichols, G.; Riemer, T.; Rabinina, J.; Swan, C.; Pirnat, N.; Sokolova, O.; Kostara, E.; Rachiotis, G.; Meilicke, R.; Schlaich, C.; Bartlett, C. L.; Kremastinou, J.; Partnership, T. S. (2011)
    This study was conducted within the European SHIPSAN (ship sanitation) project and aims at exploring the legislative framework and current practices related to surveillance of communicable diseases and response aboard ...