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West Nile Virus State of the Art Report of MALWEST Project
During the last three years Greece is experiencing the emergence of West Nile virus (WNV) epidemics. Within this framework, an integrated surveillance and control programme (MALWEST project) with thirteen associate partners ...
VIM-1 metallo-β-lactamase in Acinetobacter baumannii
In 2004 and 2005, 5 metallo-β-lactamase (MBL)-positive Acinetobacter baumannii isolates were found in 2 Greek hospitals. Isolates were unrelated and carried blaVIM-1 in a class 1 integron; blaOXA-51- and blaOXA-58-like ...
Predominance of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone susceptible to erythromycin and several other non-β-lactam antibiotics in a Greek hospital
A clone of heterogeneously methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates susceptible to erythromycin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, co-trimoxazole, nitrofurantoin, rifampicin, tetracycline and vancomycin, ...
Laboratory and surveillance studies following a suspected Dengue case in Greece, 2012
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 ...
Increasing prevalence of high-level gentamicin resistance among enterococci isolated in Greece
High-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci (HLGRE) (MIC >512 mug/ml) were frequently recovered in the AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece, during a 15-month period (67/158, 42.4%). PCR testing showed that ...