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1.

Bicuspid aortic valve endocarditis caused by Gemella sanguinis: Case report and literature review.

Maraki S, Plevritaki A, Kofteridis D, Scoulica E, Eskitzis A, Gikas A, Panagiotakis SH.

J Infect Public Health. 2019 Jan 19. pii: S1876-0341(19)30002-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2019.01.001. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

2.

Frailty Status Affects the Decision for Long-Term Anticoagulation Therapy in Elderly Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.

Papakonstantinou PE, Asimakopoulou NI, Papadakis JA, Leventis D, Panousieris M, Mentzantonakis G, Hoda E, Panagiotakis S, Gikas A.

Drugs Aging. 2018 Oct;35(10):897-905. doi: 10.1007/s40266-018-0587-6.

PMID:
30203312
3.

Infective endocarditis due to Enterococcus faecalis manifesting as pemphigus foliaceus.

Ioannou P, Tsagkaraki E, Vamvoukaki R, Kouvidou C, Krasagakis K, Chamilos G, Gikas A.

Hellenic J Cardiol. 2018 Aug 7. pii: S1109-9666(18)30266-5. doi: 10.1016/j.hjc.2018.07.007. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

4.

Cytomegalovirus Pneumonitis in a Patient with Homozygous β-Thalassemia and Splenectomy.

Fragkiadakis K, Ioannou P, Papadakis JA, Hatzidakis A, Gikas A, Kofteridis DP.

Jpn J Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 21;71(5):370-372. doi: 10.7883/yoken.JJID.2018.039. Epub 2018 May 31.

5.

Implementation of multimodal infection control and hand hygiene strategies in acute-care hospitals in Greece: A cross-sectional benchmarking survey.

Kritsotakis EI, Astrinaki E, Messaritaki A, Gikas A.

Am J Infect Control. 2018 Oct;46(10):1097-1103. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2018.04.217.

PMID:
29778434
6.

Massive pericardial effusion without cardiac tamponade due to subclinical hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's disease).

Papakonstantinou PE, Gourniezakis N, Skiadas C, Patrianakos A, Gikas A.

Rural Remote Health. 2018 May;18(2):4384. doi: 10.22605/RRH4384. Epub 2018 May 20.

7.

Epidemiology, Microbiological and Clinical Features, Treatment, and Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis in Crete, Greece.

Papakonstantinou PE, Samonis G, Andrianaki AM, Christofaki M, Dimopoulou D, Papadakis J, Gikas A, Kofteridis DP.

Infect Chemother. 2018 Mar;50(1):21-28. doi: 10.3947/ic.2018.50.1.21.

8.

Cope's sign and complete heart block in a 78-year-old patient with biliary colic.

Papakonstantinou PE, Asimakopoulou NI, Kanoupakis E, Maragkoudakis S, Panagiotakis S, Gikas A.

Int Emerg Nurs. 2018 Mar;37:3-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2017.10.002. Epub 2017 Nov 20.

PMID:
29162403
9.

Expansion of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae with various mgrB mutations giving rise to colistin resistance: the role of ISL3 on plasmids.

Giordano C, Barnini S, Tsioutis C, Chlebowicz MA, Scoulica EV, Gikas A, Rossen JW, Friedrich AW, Bathoorn E.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2018 Feb;51(2):260-265. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2017.10.011. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

10.

Prevalence, incidence burden, and clinical impact of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance: a national prevalent cohort study in acute care hospitals in Greece.

Kritsotakis EI, Kontopidou F, Astrinaki E, Roumbelaki M, Ioannidou E, Gikas A.

Infect Drug Resist. 2017 Oct 10;10:317-328. doi: 10.2147/IDR.S147459. eCollection 2017.

11.

An Unexpected Cause of Bradycardia in a Patient with Bacterial Meningitis.

Ioannou P, Velegraki M, Soundoulounaki S, Gikas A, Kofteridis DP.

Case Rep Med. 2017;2017:4297372. doi: 10.1155/2017/4297372. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

12.

A case of severe unprovoked hemorrhage in an elderly male: a case report.

Ioannou P, Tsagkaraki E, Tsioutis C, Devetzoglou M, Xylouri I, Gikas A, Panagiotakis S.

Clin Case Rep. 2017 Jun 1;5(7):1159-1161. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.1029. eCollection 2017 Jul.

13.

Zika virus infection in a newly married Greek couple.

Ioannou P, Soundoulounaki S, Spernovasilis N, Papadopoulou E, Papa A, Gikas A.

IDCases. 2017 May 4;8:92-93. doi: 10.1016/j.idcr.2017.04.019. eCollection 2017.

14.

Severe Murine Typhus Presenting with Acalculous Cholecystitis: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Spernovasilis N, Tsioutis C, Zafeiri M, Hamilos G, Gikas A.

Case Rep Med. 2017;2017:3769074. doi: 10.1155/2017/3769074. Epub 2017 Apr 4.

15.

Clinical characteristics, microbiology and outcomes of external ventricular drainage-associated infections: The importance of active treatment.

Tsioutis C, Karageorgos SA, Stratakou S, Soundoulounaki S, Karabetsos DA, Kouyentakis G, Gikas A.

J Clin Neurosci. 2017 Aug;42:54-58. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2017.03.023. Epub 2017 Mar 22.

PMID:
28342707
16.

Characteristics and predictors of outcome of spontaneous spinal epidural abscesses treated conservatively: A retrospective cohort study in a referral center.

Spernovasilis N, Demetriou S, Bachlitzanaki M, Gialamas I, Alpantaki K, Hamilos G, Karantanas A, Gikas A.

Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2017 May;156:11-17. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2017.02.019. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

PMID:
28284111
17.

Clinical epidemiology, treatment and prognostic factors of extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ventilator-associated pneumonia in critically ill patients.

Tsioutis C, Kritsotakis EI, Karageorgos SA, Stratakou S, Psarologakis C, Kokkini S, Gikas A.

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Nov;48(5):492-497. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.07.007. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

18.

Screening for colorectal cancer: the role of the primary care physician.

Triantafillidis JK, Vagianos C, Gikas A, Korontzi M, Papalois A.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jan;29(1):e1-e7. Review.

19.

Effect of Infliximab and Adalimumab on Experimental Colitis Following Orally Supplemented Iron.

Triantafillidis J, Vagianos C, Agrogiannis G, Gikas A, Douvi G, Syrmos N, Patsouris E, Papalois A.

J Invest Surg. 2017 Feb;30(1):6-12. doi: 10.1080/08941939.2016.1215574. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

PMID:
27537429
20.

Prevalence of Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Coronary Heart Disease in a Sample of Greek Adults: The Saronikos Study.

Gikas A, Lambadiari V, Sotiropoulos A, Panagiotakos D, Pappas S.

Open Cardiovasc Med J. 2016 May 24;10:69-80. doi: 10.2174/1874192401610010069. eCollection 2016.

21.

Anti-Mur as the most likely cause of mild hemolytic disease of the newborn.

Bakhtary S, Gikas A, Glader B, Andrews J.

Transfusion. 2016 May;56(5):1182-1184. doi: 10.1111/trf.13552. Epub 2016 Mar 20.

PMID:
26996653
22.

Emergence of pan-resistance in KPC-2 carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in Crete, Greece: a close call.

Bathoorn E, Tsioutis C, da Silva Voorham JM, Scoulica EV, Ioannidou E, Zhou K, Rossen JW, Gikas A, Friedrich AW, Grundmann H.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016 May;71(5):1207-12. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv467. Epub 2016 Jan 26.

PMID:
26817488
23.

Controversies in guidelines for the control of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in EU countries.

Otter JA, Mutters NT, Tacconelli E, Gikas A, Holmes AH.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Dec;21(12):1057-66. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.09.021. Epub 2015 Oct 3. Review.

24.

Murine typhus in elderly patients: a prospective study of 49 patients.

Tsioutis C, Chaliotis G, Kokkini S, Doukakis S, Tselentis Y, Psaroulaki A, Gikas A.

Scand J Infect Dis. 2014 Nov;46(11):779-82. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2014.943283. Epub 2014 Aug 14.

PMID:
25119441
25.

Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease patients with anti-TNF-α factors and immunosuppressives does not influence the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Triantafillidis JK, Gikas A, Merikas E.

Indian J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jul;33(4):383-4. doi: 10.1007/s12664-013-0389-z. No abstract available.

PMID:
25059453
26.

Effect of mesalamine and prednisolone on TNBS experimental colitis, following various doses of orally administered iron.

Triantafillidis JK, Douvi G, Agrogiannis G, Patsouris E, Gikas A, Papalois AE.

Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:648535. doi: 10.1155/2014/648535. Epub 2014 May 4.

27.

The role of primary care physicians in early diagnosis and treatment of chronic gastrointestinal diseases.

Gikas A, Triantafillidis JK.

Int J Gen Med. 2014 Mar 13;7:159-73. doi: 10.2147/IJGM.S58888. eCollection 2014. Review.

28.

Action Plan to combat infections due to carbapenem-resistant, Gram-negative pathogens in acute-care hospitals in Greece.

Maltezou HC, Kontopidou F, Dedoukou X, Katerelos P, Gourgoulis GM, Tsonou P, Maragos A, Gargalianos P, Gikas A, Gogos C, Koumis I, Lelekis M, Maltezos E, Margariti G, Nikolaidis P, Pefanis A, Petrikkos G, Syrogiannopoulos G, Tsakris A, Vatopoulos A, Saroglou G, Kremastinou J, Daikos GL; Working Group for the National Action Plan to Combat Infections due to Carbapenem-Resistant, Gram-Negative Pathogens in Acute-Care Hospitals in Greece.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2014 Mar;2(1):11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2013.06.002. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

PMID:
27873631
29.

Attitudes and beliefs on the establishment of a national food safety authority in Cyprus. A population-based survey.

Hadjigeorgiou A, Talias MA, Soteriades ES, Philalithis A, Psaroulaki A, Gikas A, Tselentis Y.

Appetite. 2014 Apr;75:90-6. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2013.12.015. Epub 2013 Dec 28.

PMID:
24378621
30.

Pilonidal sinus disease in young age is associated with diabetes later in life.

Gikas A.

J Diabetes. 2014 Jan;6(1):90-1. doi: 10.1111/1753-0407.12074. Epub 2013 Aug 5. No abstract available.

PMID:
23848540
31.

Antibody kinetics in serological indication of chronic Q fever: the Greek experience.

Kokkini S, Chochlakis D, Vranakis I, Angelakis E, Tselentis Y, Gikas A, Psaroulaki A.

Int J Infect Dis. 2013 Nov;17(11):e977-80. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2013.04.010. Epub 2013 Jun 15.

32.

Surgical site infections, International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 30 countries, 2005-2010.

Rosenthal VD, Richtmann R, Singh S, Apisarnthanarak A, Kübler A, Viet-Hung N, Ramírez-Wong FM, Portillo-Gallo JH, Toscani J, Gikas A, Dueñas L, El-Kholy A, Ghazal S, Fisher D, Mitrev Z, Gamar-Elanbya MO, Kanj SS, Arreza-Galapia Y, Leblebicioglu H, Hlinková S, Memon BA, Guanche-Garcell H, Gurskis V, Alvarez-Moreno C, Barkat A, Mejía N, Rojas-Bonilla M, Ristic G, Raka L, Yuet-Meng C; International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortiuma.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Jun;34(6):597-604. doi: 10.1086/670626. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

PMID:
23651890
33.

Impact of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) multidimensional hand hygiene approach over 13 years in 51 cities of 19 limited-resource countries from Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Rosenthal VD, Pawar M, Leblebicioglu H, Navoa-Ng JA, Villamil-Gómez W, Armas-Ruiz A, Cuéllar LE, Medeiros EA, Mitrev Z, Gikas A, Yang Y, Ahmed A, Kanj SS, Dueñas L, Gurskis V, Mapp T, Guanche-Garcell H, Fernández-Hidalgo R, Kübler A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):415-23. doi: 10.1086/669860. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

PMID:
23466916
34.

Psychological factors and stress in inflammatory bowel disease.

Triantafillidis JK, Merikas E, Gikas A.

Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar;7(3):225-38. doi: 10.1586/egh.13.4. Review.

PMID:
23445232
35.

Over-time changes of Helicobacter pylori infection rate in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Triantafillidis JK, Gikas A.

J Crohns Colitis. 2013 Sep;7(8):681. doi: 10.1016/j.crohns.2013.01.007. Epub 2013 Jan 27. No abstract available.

PMID:
23360574
36.

Murine typhus in central Greece: epidemiological, clinical, laboratory, and therapeutic-response features of 90 cases.

Chaliotis G, Kritsotakis EI, Psaroulaki A, Tselentis Y, Gikas A.

Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Aug;16(8):e591-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2012.03.010. Epub 2012 May 31.

37.

Serological survey of Q fever in Crete, southern Greece.

Vranakis I, Kokkini S, Chochlakis D, Sandalakis V, Pasparaki E, Minadakis G, Gikas A, Tselentis Y, Psaroulaki A.

Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Mar;35(2):123-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cimid.2011.11.006. Epub 2012 Jan 20.

PMID:
22261267
38.

Rickettsia and other intracellular bacteria: recent outbreaks, novel pathogens, emerging diseases, new tools, and outstanding discoveries.

Greub G, Gikas A, Heinzen RA, Dumler JS.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2012 Feb;64(1):1-2. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2011.00915.x. Epub 2011 Dec 12. No abstract available.

39.

International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary of 36 countries, for 2004-2009.

Rosenthal VD, Bijie H, Maki DG, Mehta Y, Apisarnthanarak A, Medeiros EA, Leblebicioglu H, Fisher D, Álvarez-Moreno C, Khader IA, Del Rocío González Martínez M, Cuellar LE, Navoa-Ng JA, Abouqal R, Guanche Garcell H, Mitrev Z, Pirez García MC, Hamdi A, Dueñas L, Cancel E, Gurskis V, Rasslan O, Ahmed A, Kanj SS, Ugalde OC, Mapp T, Raka L, Yuet Meng C, Thu le TA, Ghazal S, Gikas A, Narváez LP, Mejía N, Hadjieva N, Gamar Elanbya MO, Guzmán Siritt ME, Jayatilleke K; INICC members.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 Jun;40(5):396-407. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.05.020. Epub 2011 Sep 10.

PMID:
21908073
40.

Prevalence of target organ damage in hypertensive subjects attending primary care: C.V.P.C. study (epidemiological cardio-vascular study in primary care).

Papazafiropoulou A, Skliros E, Sotiropoulos A, Papafragos C, Gikas A, Apostolou O, Kaliora H, Tountas C.

BMC Fam Pract. 2011 Jul 14;12:75. doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-12-75.

41.

Antibiotic use and the risk of carbapenem-resistant extended-spectrum-{beta}-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infection in hospitalized patients: results of a double case-control study.

Kritsotakis EI, Tsioutis C, Roumbelaki M, Christidou A, Gikas A.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Jun;66(6):1383-91. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkr116. Epub 2011 Mar 31.

PMID:
21454344
42.

Time-dependent analysis of extra length of stay and mortality due to ventilator-associated pneumonia in intensive-care units of ten limited-resources countries: findings of the International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC).

Rosenthal VD, Udwadia FE, Muñoz HJ, Erben N, Higuera F, Abidi K, Medeiros EA, Fernández Maldonado E, Kanj SS, Gikas A, Barnett AG, Graves N; International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium.

Epidemiol Infect. 2011 Nov;139(11):1757-63. doi: 10.1017/S0950268811000094. Epub 2011 Feb 15.

PMID:
21320374
43.

Risk factors for colorectal polyps: findings from a Greek case-control study.

Karagianni V, Merikas E, Georgopoulos F, Gikas A, Athanasopoulos N, Malgarinos G, Peros G, Triantafillidis JK.

Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2010 Jul-Sep;114(3):662-70.

PMID:
21235114
44.

Time-dependent analysis of length of stay and mortality due to urinary tract infections in ten developing countries: INICC findings.

Rosenthal VD, Dwivedy A, Calderón ME, Esen S, Hernández HT, Abouqal R, Medeiros EA, Espinoza TA, Kanj SS, Gikas A, Barnett AG, Graves N; International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) Members.

J Infect. 2011 Feb;62(2):136-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2010.12.004. Epub 2010 Dec 17.

PMID:
21168440
45.

Self-medication with antibiotics in rural population in Greece: a cross-sectional multicenter study.

Skliros E, Merkouris P, Papazafiropoulou A, Gikas A, Matzouranis G, Papafragos C, Tsakanikas I, Zarbala I, Vasibosis A, Stamataki P, Sotiropoulos A.

BMC Fam Pract. 2010 Aug 8;11:58. doi: 10.1186/1471-2296-11-58.

46.

First evidence of Anaplasma infection in Crete, Greece. Report of six human cases.

Chochlakis D, Psaroulaki A, Kokkini S, Kostanatis S, Arkalati E, Karagrannaki E, Tsiatis K, Tselentis Y, Gikas A.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Dec;15 Suppl 2:8-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.02695.x. No abstract available.

47.

Similar response to adalimumab in patients with active Crohn's disease either naive to biologic agents or with prior loss of response or intolerance to infliximab.

Triantafillidis JK, Mantzaris G, Karagiannis J, Papavasilliou E, Papatheodoridis G, Fouskas J, Malgarinos G, Gikas A, Papamichael K, Mathou N, Symboulakis E, Karamanolis D.

Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2010 Jan-Mar;114(1):85-90.

PMID:
20509281
48.

Q fever: clinical manifestations and treatment.

Gikas A, Kokkini S, Tsioutis C.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2010 May;8(5):529-39. doi: 10.1586/eri.10.29. Review.

PMID:
20455682
49.

Device-associated infections in the intensive care units of Cyprus: results of the first national incidence study.

Gikas A, Roumbelaki M, Bagatzouni-Pieridou D, Alexandrou M, Zinieri V, Dimitriadis I, Kritsotakis EI.

Infection. 2010 Jun;38(3):165-71. doi: 10.1007/s15010-010-0007-2. Epub 2010 Mar 12.

PMID:
20224963
50.

International Nosocomial Infection Control Consortium (INICC) report, data summary for 2003-2008, issued June 2009.

Rosenthal VD, Maki DG, Jamulitrat S, Medeiros EA, Todi SK, Gomez DY, Leblebicioglu H, Abu Khader I, Miranda Novales MG, Berba R, Ramírez Wong FM, Barkat A, Pino OR, Dueñas L, Mitrev Z, Bijie H, Gurskis V, Kanj SS, Mapp T, Hidalgo RF, Ben Jaballah N, Raka L, Gikas A, Ahmed A, Thu le TA, Guzmán Siritt ME; INICC Members.

Am J Infect Control. 2010 Mar;38(2):95-104.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2009.12.004.

PMID:
20176284

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