Browsing by Author "Liakopoulos, A."
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A 12year survey of methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus infections in Greece: ST80IV epidemic?
Drougka, E.; Foka, A.; Liakopoulos, A.; Doudoulakakis, A.; Jelastopulu, E.; Chini, V.; Spiliopoulou, A.; Levidiotou, S.; Panagea, T.; Vogiatzi, A.; Lebessi, E.; Petinaki, E.; Spiliopoulou, I. (2014)Methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is an important cause of both healthcareassociated MRSA (HAMRSA) and communityassociated MRSA (CAMRSA) infections. Severe MRSA infections have been associated with the ... 
A 2D cellular automaton biofilm detachment algorithm
Laspidou, C. S.; Liakopoulos, A.; Spiliotopoulos, M. G. (2012)A cellularautomaton based twodimensional biofilm detachment module is developed. The module is an improvement of previously presented methodologies for modeling biofilm detachment under the influence of hydrodynamic ... 
3D simulations of flows in the reconstituted lake Karla, Thessaly, Greece
Neveskiotis, H.; Tserdani, K.; Sarris, I. E.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2010)We report on threedimensional flow simulations carried out in order to describe the dominant water current patterns in the reconstituted lake Karla. The flow is considered to be generated mainly by wind shear while the ... 
Aminoglycosideresistant staphylococci in Greece: prevalence and resistance mechanisms
Liakopoulos, A.; Foka, A.; Vourli, S.; Zerva, L.; Tsiapara, F.; Protonotariou, E.; Dailiana, Z.; Economou, M.; Papoutsidou, E.; KoutsiaCarouzou, C.; Anastassiou, E. D.; Diza, E.; Zintzaras, E.; Spiliopoulou, I.; Petinaki, E. (2011) 
The application of complex network time series analysis in turbulent heated jets
Charakopoulos, A. K.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Papanicolaou, P. N.; Liakopoulos, A. (2014)In the present study, we applied the methodology of the complex networkbased time series analysis to experimental temperature time series from a vertical turbulent heated jet. More specifically, we approach the hydrodynamic ... 
Bacterial aetiology of communityacquired pneumonia in hospitalised patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in central Greece
Neocleous, C. H.; Gerogianni, I.; Liakopoulos, A.; Gourgoulianis, K.; Petinaki, E. (2014) 
Carbapenemaseproducing Pseudomonas aeruginosa from central Greece: molecular epidemiology and genetic analysis of class I integrons
Liakopoulos, A.; Mavroidi, A.; Katsifas, E. A.; Theodosiou, A.; Karagouni, A. D.; Miriagou, V.; Petinaki, E. (2013)Background: Multidrugresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a serious challenge for antimicrobial therapy of nosocomial infections, as it possesses several mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance. In Central Greece, a sudden ... 
Ciprofloxacinresistant Escherichia coli in Central Greece: mechanisms of resistance and molecular identification
Mavroidi, A.; Miriagou, V.; Liakopoulos, A.; Tzelepi, E.; Stefos, A.; Dalekos, G. N.; Petinaki, E. (2012)Background: Fluoroquinolone resistant E. coli isolates, that are also resistant to other classes of antibiotics, is a significant challenge to antibiotic treatment and infection control policies. In Central Greece a ... 
Coagulasenegative staphylococcal bloodstream and prostheticdeviceassociated infections: the role of biofilm formation and distribution of adhesin and toxin genes
Giormezis, N.; Kolonitsiou, F.; Foka, A.; Drougka, E.; Liakopoulos, A.; Makri, A.; Papanastasiou, A. D.; Vogiatzi, A.; Dimitriou, G.; Marangos, M.; Christofidou, M.; Anastassiou, E. D.; Petinaki, E.; Spiliopoulou, I. (2014)Coagulasenegative staphylococci (CNS), especially Staphylococcus epidermidis and Staphylococcus haemolyticus, have emerged as opportunistic pathogens in immunocompromised patients and those with indwelling medical devices. ... 
Comparative epidemiological study of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates during two time periods in a tertiary care hospital
Koutsogiannou, M.; Drougka, E.; Liakopoulos, A.; Jelastopulu, E.; Petinaki, E.; Anastassiou, E. D.; Spiliopoulou, I.; Christofidou, M. (2014)Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a nosocomial pathogen of clinical importance carrying virulence and antibiotic resistance determinants. In the present study, phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of P. aeruginosa isolates ... 
Dissemination of MethicillinSusceptible CC398 Staphylococcus aureus Strains in a Rural Greek Area
Sarrou, S.; Liakopoulos, A.; Chasioti, M.; Foka, A.; Fthenakis, G.; Billinis, C.; Spyrou, V.; Pantelidi, K.; RoussakiSchulze, A.; Lachanas, V.; Makaritsis, K.; Skoulakis, C.; Daikos, G. L.; Dalekos, G.; Spiliopoulou, I.; Petinaki, E. (2015)A large collection of Staphylococcus aureus including a. 745 clinically significant isolates that were consecutively recovered from human infections during 20122013, b. 19 methicillin susceptible (MSSA), randomly selected ... 
Dissemination of two international linezolidresistant Staphylococcus epidermidis clones in Greek hospitals
Liakopoulos, A.; Spiliopoulou, I.; Damani, A.; Kanellopoulou, M.; Schoina, S.; Papafragas, E.; Marangos, M.; Fligou, F.; Zakynthinos, E.; Makris, D.; Protonotariou, E.; Tsiapara, F.; Filos, K.; Diza, E.; Anastassiou, E. D.; Petinaki, E. (2010) 
Dissipative Particle Dynamics investigation of parameters affecting planar nanochannel flows
Kasiteropoulou, D.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2011)The method of Dissipative Particle Dynamics is applied to investigate the effect of the parameters involved in a nanochannel Poisseuille flow. The parameters considered here include (a) fluid/wall interactions, (b) wall ... 
A dissipative particle dynamics study of flow in periodically grooved nanochannels
Kasiteropoulou, D.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2012)The effect of periodic rectangular wall roughness on planar nanochannel flow is investigated by dissipative particle dynamics simulation. The wall protrusion length is varied, and its effect on the flow is examined. Analysis ... 
Effect of wall roughness on shear viscosity and diffusion in nanochannels
Sofos, F.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2010)The effect of wall roughness on liquid argon shear viscosity and diffusion coefficient in nanochannels is studied by nonequilibrium molecular dynamics. Diffusion coefficient results are presented in terms of average values ... 
Effects of wall roughness on flow in nanochannels
Sofos, F. D.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2009)Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation is applied to investigate the effect of periodic wall roughness on the flow of liquid argon through krypton nanochannels. The effect of the length of a rectangular protrusion ... 
Factors Influencing LinezolidNonsusceptible CoagulaseNegative Staphylococci Dissemination Among Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Cohort Study
PapadimitriouOlivgeris, M.; Giormezis, N.; Fligou, F.; Liakopoulos, A.; Marangos, M.; Anastassiou, E. D.; Petinaki, E.; Filos, K. S.; Spiliopoulou, I. (2013)Background: The aim of the present study was to identify risk factors for linezolidnonsusceptible coagulasenegative staphylococci (CNS) dissemination in the intensive care unit. Methods: Among the 246 patients included, ... 
Fluid Flow at the Nanoscale: How Fluid Properties Deviate from the Bulk
Sofos, F.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2013)The studies of fluid flows have been lately transferred to a significant extend at the micro and the nanoscale, since there is increasing interest in applications that could make possible the construction of systems from ... 
Fluid structure and system dynamics in nanodevices for water desalination
Sofos, F.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2015)Nanofluidic applications are currently being investigated in use for water treatment systems as a power efficient and effective means of removing undesirable substances from drinking or sea water. A detailed study of liquid ... 
How wall properties control diffusion in grooved nanochannels: a molecular dynamics study
Sofos, F.; Karakasidis, T. E.; Liakopoulos, A. (2013)The effect of a geometricallyrough wall, amplified by its degree of wettability and stiffness on diffusion coefficient in cases of fluid flow in nanochannels is studied by nonequilibrium molecular dynamics. Diffusion ...