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      Antivirals used for influenza chemoprophylaxis 

      Tsiodras, Sotirios; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bonovas, Stefanos (2012)
      Current data about the role of adamantanes and neuraminidase inhibitors (NIs) in the chemoprophylaxis against influenza viruses were reviewed. We found significant evidence favouring the role of NIs in the chemoprophylaxis ...
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      Attitudes towards vaccination against seasonal influenza of health-care workers in primary health-care settings in Greece 

      Dedoukou, Xanthi; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Maragos, Antonios; Giannoulidou, Sophia; Maltezou, Helena C. (2010)
      Vaccination of health-care workers (HCWs) against seasonal influenza has been consistently recommended worldwide in order to prevent nosocomial transmission and ensure delivery of health-care services during outbreaks. We ...
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      Hepatitis B vaccination coverage levels among nurses in Greece 

      Toska, Aikaterini; Saridi, Maria; Rekleiti, Maria; Alonistioti, Anastasia; Wozniak, Greta; Kyriazis, Ioannis; Apostolopoulou, Eleni (2011)
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      HIV epidemiology in Greece 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Paraskeva, D.; Hatzakis, A. (2008)
      Greece has experienced early the effect of HIV/AIDS on morbidity and mortality. The era of highly active antiretroviral therapy has alleviated many of the consequences of the epidemic, however, HIV infection remains an ...
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      Increasing prevalence of HIV-1 subtype a in Greece: Estimating epidemic history and origin 

      Paraskeva, D.; Magiorkinis, Emmanouil; Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Sypsa, V.; Paparizos, V.; Lazanas, Marios; Gargalianos, Panagiotis; Antoniadou, Anastasia; Panos, G.; Chrysos, Georgios; Sambatakou, H.; Karafoulidou, Anastasia; Skoutelis, A.; Kordossis, Theodoros; Koratzanis, Georgios; Theodoridou, M.; Daikos, Georgios L.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Pybus, O. G.; Hatzakis, A. (2007)
      Background. In North America and Europe, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 infection has typically been dominated by subtype B transmission. More recently, however, non-B subtypes have been increasingly reported in ...
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      Is the mortality rate for septic shock really decreasing? 

      Christaki, Eirini; Opal, Steven M. (2008)
      Survival rates for patients in septic shock have gradually improved in critical care units worldwide over the last 25 years. Further improvement will be predicated on the discovery of new therapies to disrupt the underlying ...
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      Management of Gradenigo syndrome in a child 

      Iliadis, Charalambos; Wozniak, Greta; Vlychou, M.; Barkatsa, V.; Sotirakou, S.; Kunz, A. (2010)
      Background: Gradenigo syndrome is a rare presentation of acute petrositis characterized by medial otitis, retro- orbital pain and abducens nerve palsy (CN VI palsy) affecting the lateral rectus muscle (CN VI palsy), due ...
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      Measuring Altruistic and Solidaristic Orientations Toward Others among People Who Inject Drugs 

      Friedman, Samuel R.; Pouget, E. R.; Sandoval, M.; Jones, Yolanda; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Mateu-Gelabert, Pedro (2015)
      The altruism and/or solidarity of people who inject drugs helps protect sex and drug partners from HIV. Research has been hindered by lack of measures. We developed and administered scales to assess them to 300 people who ...
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      The media: A public health partner or an unintentional enemy? 

      Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Bonovas, Stefanos (2010)
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      Network characteristics of people who inject drugs within a new HIV epidemic following austerity in Athens, Greece 

      Tsang, M. A.; Schneider, J. A.; Sypsa, V.; Schumm, P.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Paraskeva, D.; Friedman, Samuel R.; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Hatzakis, A. (2015)
      Background: Greece experienced an unprecedented increase in HIV cases among drug injectors in 2011 after economic crisis. Network-level factors are increasingly understood to drive HIV transmission in emerging epidemics. ...
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      Personalized medicine in sepsis: The coming of age 

      Christaki, Eirini (2013)
      "a there is both the need to discover specific and clinically useful biomarkers in order to diagnose sepsis, define the hosta s immune status, monitor treatment and define prognosis and to develop medications that would ...