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Nail Raman spectroscopy: A promising method for the diagnosis of onychomycosis. An ex vivo pilot study.

Med Mycol 2018 Jul;56(5):551-558

Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, School of Health Sciences, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece.

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July 2018

Culturomics: A New Kid on the Block of OMICS to Enable Personalized Medicine.

OMICS 2018 Feb 12;22(2):108-118. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

3 Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Patras , Patras, Greece .

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February 2018

Identification and Characterization of VNI/VNII and Novel VNII/VNIV Hybrids and Impact of Hybridization on Virulence and Antifungal Susceptibility Within the C. neoformans/C. gattii Species Complex.

PLoS One 2016 20;11(10):e0163955. Epub 2016 Oct 20.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School - Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity, The University of Sydney, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, Australia.

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June 2017

Wireless electrostimulation: a new approach in combating infection?

Future Microbiol 2017 03 20;12:255-265. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Mycology Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 11527, Greece.

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March 2017

T2Candida Provides Rapid and Accurate Species Identification in Pediatric Cases of Candidemia.

Am J Clin Pathol 2016 Jun 31;145(6):858-61. Epub 2016 May 31.

Mycology Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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June 2016

Effects of Yeast and Bacterial Commensals and Pathogens of the Female Genital Tract on the Transepithelial Electrical Resistance of HeLa Cells.

Open Microbiol J 2016 30;10:90-6. Epub 2016 Apr 30.

Department of Biopathology and Clinical Microbiology, Aeginition Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

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June 2016

A Prospective, International Cohort Study of Invasive Mold Infections in Children.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2015 Dec 16;4(4):313-22. Epub 2014 Jul 16.

Department of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.

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December 2015

International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM)-ITS reference DNA barcoding database--the quality controlled standard tool for routine identification of human and animal pathogenic fungi.

Med Mycol 2015 May 22;53(4):313-37. Epub 2015 Mar 22.

Molecular Mycology Research Laboratory, Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Sydney Medical School-Westmead Hospital, Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Bioscurity, University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia

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May 2015

Pityriazepin and other potent AhR ligands isolated from Malassezia furfur yeast.

Arch Biochem Biophys 2015 Apr 24;571:16-20. Epub 2015 Feb 24.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Products Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Athens 15771, Greece; Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Malassezia infections in humans and animals: pathophysiology, detection, and treatment.

PLoS Pathog 2015 Jan 8;11(1):e1004523. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

CBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands; State Key Laboratory of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Medical Mycology, Changzheng Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China.

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January 2015

Caspofungin at catheter lock concentrations eradicates mature biofilms of Candida lusitaniae and Candida guilliermondii.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 Aug 2;58(8):4953-6. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

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August 2014

Treatment of invasive candidiasis in the elderly: a review.

Clin Interv Aging 2013 9;8:1199-208. Epub 2013 Sep 9.

Department of Critical Care, University Hospital Attikon, Medical School, Athens, Greece.

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March 2014

Successful control of an echovirus 6 meningitis outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit in central Greece.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Nov 21;41(11):1125-8. Epub 2013 May 21.

Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, "ATTIKON" Hospital, University of Athens, Greece.

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November 2013

Skin diseases associated with Malassezia yeasts: facts and controversies.

Clin Dermatol 2013 Jul-Aug;31(4):455-463

Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece.

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November 2013

Malassezia yeasts produce a collection of exceptionally potent activators of the Ah (dioxin) receptor detected in diseased human skin.

J Invest Dermatol 2013 Aug 28;133(8):2023-30. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Natural Products Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, Athens, Greece.

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August 2013

Single-dose pharmacodynamics of amphotericin B against Aspergillus species in an in vitro pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic model.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Aug 28;57(8):3713-8. Epub 2013 May 28.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Attikon Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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August 2013

Species-specific and drug-specific differences in susceptibility of Candida biofilms to echinocandins: characterization of less common bloodstream isolates.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2013 Jun 25;57(6):2562-70. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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June 2013

Sexual reproduction in the opportunistic human pathogen Aspergillus terreus.

Mycologia 2013 Jan-Feb;105(1):71-9. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

Department of Microbiology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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March 2013

An unusual cluster of Acremonium kiliense fungaemias in a haematopoietic cell transplantation unit.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2013 Mar 3;75(3):313-6. Epub 2013 Jan 3.

First Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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March 2013

Pharmacodynamic effects of simulated standard doses of antifungal drugs against Aspergillus species in a new in vitro pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic model.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2012 Jan 7;56(1):403-10. Epub 2011 Nov 7.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Attikon University Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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January 2012

The Malassezia genus in skin and systemic diseases.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2012 Jan;25(1):106-41

Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece.

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January 2012

Comparative evaluation of three commercial identification systems using common and rare bloodstream yeast isolates.

J Clin Microbiol 2011 Jul 4;49(7):2722-7. Epub 2011 May 4.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Attikon University Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Rimini 1, Haidari 124 62, Athens, Greece.

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July 2011

Identification of staphylococci by Phoenix: validation of a new protocol and comparison with Vitek 2.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2010 Dec;68(4):375-81

Laboratory of Clinical Microbiology, Attikon Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Haidari, Athens, Greece.

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December 2010

Neosartorya hiratsukae peritonitis through continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.

J Med Microbiol 2010 Jul 15;59(Pt 7):862-5. Epub 2010 Apr 15.

Nephrology Department, Hippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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July 2010

Recovery of melanized yeasts from Eastern Mediterranean beach sand associated with the prevailing geochemical and marine flora patterns.

Med Mycol 2010 Mar;48(2):413-5

Department of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, University Hill, Mytilene, Greece.

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March 2010

Scedosporium apiospermum skeletal infection in an immunocompetent child.

Med Mycol 2009 Jun;47(4):441-4

Second Department of Pediatrics, P. and A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Thivon & Levadias Street, Athens, Greece.

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June 2009

Malassezia furfur fingerprints as possible markers for human phylogeography.

ISME J 2009 Apr 20;3(4):498-502. Epub 2008 Nov 20.

Mycology Laboratory, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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April 2009

The range of molecular methods for typing Malassezia.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2009 Apr;22(2):119-25

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece.

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April 2009

A 10-year survey of antifungal susceptibility of candidemia isolates from intensive care unit patients in Greece.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2009 Mar 29;53(3):1242-4. Epub 2008 Dec 29.

Department of Critical Care, University Hospital Attikon, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian Univeristy of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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March 2009

AhR ligands, malassezin, and indolo[3,2-b]carbazole are selectively produced by Malassezia furfur strains isolated from seborrheic dermatitis.

J Invest Dermatol 2008 Jul 24;128(7):1620-5. Epub 2008 Jan 24.

Mycology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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July 2008

Fungal brain abscesses in leukemia.

Indian Pediatr 2006 Nov;43(11):991-4

2nd Pediatric Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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November 2006

Lung mass caused by Phoma exigua.

Scand J Infect Dis 2006 ;38(6-7):552-5

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Athens, Sotiria General and Chest Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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October 2006

Rapid detection of Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii in rabbit skin specimens by PCR-RFLP.

Vet Dermatol 2006 Oct;17(5):322-6

Mycology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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October 2006

First case of Penicillium marneffei fungemia in Greece and strain susceptibility to five licensed systemic antifungal agents and posaconazole.

Am J Med Sci 2006 Jul;332(1):43-5

Second Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, National University of Athens, Hippocration Hospital, Athens, Greece.

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July 2006

Molecular analysis of 311 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from a 30-month ECMM survey of cryptococcosis in Europe.

FEMS Yeast Res 2006 Jun;6(4):614-9

Laboratorio di Micologia Medica, Istituto di Igiene e Medicina Preventiva, Università degli Studi di Milano - IRCCS O. Maggiore, Milan, Italy.

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June 2006

Invasive Acremonium strictum infection in a bone marrow transplant recipient.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2006 Mar;25(3):273-5

Third Department of Medicine, University of Athens, Sotiria General Hospital, Greece.

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March 2006

Effect of fluconazole antifungal prophylaxis on oral mucositis in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiotherapy.

Support Care Cancer 2006 Jan 10;14(1):44-51. Epub 2005 Jun 10.

Department of Oral Pathology and Surgery, Dental Oncology Unit, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

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January 2006

Novel application of the masson-fontana stain for demonstrating Malassezia species melanin-like pigment production in vitro and in clinical specimens.

J Clin Microbiol 2005 Aug;43(8):4147-51

Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75-77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece.

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August 2005

Candidal overgrowth in diabetic patients: potential predisposing factors.

Mycoses 2005 May;48(3):192-6

Department of Oral Medicine and Maxillofacial Pathology/Medicine, School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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May 2005

Use of fatty acid RPMI 1640 media for testing susceptibilities of eight Malassezia species to the new triazole posaconazole and to six established antifungal agents by a modified NCCLS M27-A2 microdilution method and Etest.

J Clin Microbiol 2004 Aug;42(8):3589-93

Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75-77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece.

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August 2004