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      Economic recession and emergence of an HIV-1 outbreak among drug injectors in Athens metropolitan area: A longitudinal study 

      Paraskeva, D.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Fotiou, Anastasios; Tsiara, Chrissa G.; Paraskeva, D.; Sypsa, V.; Lazanas, Marios; Gargalianos, Panagiotis; Psichogiou, M.; Skoutelis, A.; Wiessing, L.; Friedman, Samuel R.; Jarlais, Don C. Des; Terzidou, M.; Kremastinou, Jenny; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Hatzakis, A. (2013)
      Background: During 2011, a dramatic increase (1600%) of reported HIV-1 infections among injecting drug users (IDUs) was noted in Athens, Greece. We herein assess the potential causal pathways associated with this outbreak. ...
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      Enhanced HIV-1 surveillance using molecular epidemiology to study and monitor HIV-1 outbreaks among intravenous drug users (IDUs) in Athens and Bucharest 

      Paraskeva, D.; Paraschiv, S.; Sypsa, V.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Tsiara, Chrissa G.; Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Psichogiou, M.; Flampouris, Andreas; Mardarescu, Mariana; Niculescu, I.; Batan, Ionelia; Malliori-Minerva, Melpomeni; Otelea, D.; Hatzakis, A. (2015)
      Background: A significant increase in HIV-1 diagnoses was reported among Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) in the Athens (17-fold) and Bucharest (9-fold) metropolitan areas starting 2011. Methods: Molecular analyses were conducted ...
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      The global spread of HIV-1 subtype B epidemic 

      Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Angelis, Konstantinos; Mamais, Ioannis A.; Katzourakis, A.; Hatzakis, Angelos E.; Albert, Jan; Lawyer, G.; Hamouda, O.; Struck, D.; Vercauteren, J.; Wensing, A.; Alexiev, Ivailo; Åsjö, Birgitta; Balotta, Claudia; Gomes, P.; Camacho, Ricardo J.; Coughlan, S.; Griskevicius, A.; Grossman, Z.; Horban, A.; Kostrikis, Leontios G.; Lepej, S. J.; Liitsola, K.; Linka, M.; Nielsen, C.; Otelea, D.; Paredes, R.; Poljak, M.; Puchhammer-Stöckl, E.; Schmit, J. C.; Sönnerborg, A.; Staneková, D.; Stanojevic, M.; Stylianou, Dora C.; Boucher, C. A. B.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Vasylyeva, T.; Friedman, S. R.; van de Vijver, D.; Angarano, G.; Chaix, M. -L; de Luca, A.; Korn, K.; Loveday, C.; Soriano, V.; Yerly, S.; Zazzi, M.; Vandamme, A. M.; Paraskevis, Dimitrios N. (2016)
      Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) was discovered in the early 1980s when the virus had already established a pandemic. For at least three decades the epidemic in the Western World has been dominated by subtype B ...
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      The global spread of HIV-1 subtype B epidemic 

      Magiorkinis, Gkikas; Angelis, K.; Mamais, I.; Katzourakis, A.; Hatzakis, A.; Albert, J.; Lawyer, G.; Hamouda, O.; Struck, D.; Vercauteren, J.; Wensing, A.; Alexiev, I.; Åsjö, B.; Balotta, C.; Gomez, P.; Camacho, R. J.; Coughlan, S.; Griskevicius, A.; Grossman, Z.; Horban, A.; Kostrikis, L. G.; Lepej, S. J.; Liitsola, K.; Linka, M.; Nielsen, C.; Otelea, D.; Paredes, R.; Pollack, S. M.; Puchhammer-Stöckl, E.; Schmit, J. C.; Sonnerborg, A.; Staneková, D.; Stanojevic, M.; Stylianou, D. C.; Boucher, C. A. B.; Nikolopoulos, Georgios K.; Vasylyeva, T. I.; Friedman, Samuel R.; Vijver, D. van de; Angarano, G.; Chaix, M. L.; Luca, A. de; Korn, K.; Loveday, C.; Soriano, V.; Yerly, S.; Zazzi, M.; Vandamme, A. M.; Paraskeva, D. (2016)
      Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) was discovered in the early 1980s when the virus had already established a pandemic. For at least three decades the epidemic in the Western World has been dominated by subtype B ...