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Efficacy and Safety of Echinocandins for the Treatment of Invasive Candidiasis in Children: A Meta-analysis.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Jan;38(1):42-49

From the Infectious Diseases Unit, Third Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences.

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January 2019

Invasive Candidiasis in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: More Challenges.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2018 Dec;37(12):1309-1311

From the Infectious Disease Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2018

Intravenous fosfomycin in patients with liver disease for extensively drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria.

J Infect 2018 Nov 29;77(5):448-454. Epub 2018 Jul 29.

Infectious Diseases Unit, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece; 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Surveillance for central-line-associated bloodstream infections: Accuracy of different sampling strategies.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018 Oct 29;39(10):1210-1215. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

1Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research (CLEO),Nonprofit Civil Partnership,Athens,Greece.

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October 2018

Advances in the Treatment of Mycoses in Pediatric Patients.

J Fungi (Basel) 2018 Oct 11;4(4). Epub 2018 Oct 11.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Konstantinoupoleos 49, 54642, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2018

Ventilator-associated pneumonia in neonates and children: a systematic analysis of diagnostic methods and prevention.

Future Microbiol 2018 09 26;13:1431-1446. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Infectious Disease Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki Greece.

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September 2018

Pharmacodynamic and Immunomodulatory Effects of Micafungin on Host Responses against Biofilms of Candida parapsilosis in Comparison to Those of Candida albicans.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 Aug 27;62(8). Epub 2018 Jul 27.

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

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August 2018

Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an endemic area: comparison with global data.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Jul 11;37(7):1211-1220. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, GR-546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2018

Pharmacokinetics of Daptomycin in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2018 Jun 25;62(6). Epub 2018 May 25.

3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

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June 2018

Recent Advances in the Treatment of Scedosporiosis and Fusariosis.

J Fungi (Basel) 2018 Jun 18;4(2). Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Departments of Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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June 2018

Congenital Cytomegalovirus: A European Expert Consensus Statement on Diagnosis and Management.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Dec;36(12):1205-1213

From the *Paediatric Infectious Diseases Research Group, St George's University, London, United Kingdom; †Centre for Virology, University College Medical School, London; ‡Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom; §The Hague Medical Center (HMC), Department of Pediatrics and Sophia Children's hospital, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases; ¶Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Universidad Complutense, Instituto de Investigación Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain; ∥Center for Chronic Immunodeficiency and Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, Germany; **Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, UCD School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Dublin, Ireland; ††Department of Obstetrical, Gynaecological and Paediatric Sciences, Operative Unit of Neonatology, Polyclinic St. Orsola-Malpighi, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy; ‡‡Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda, Madrid, Spain; §§Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne & Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; ¶¶NICU and Neonatal Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy; ∥∥Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Thessaloniki, Greece; ***Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, and the Institute of Child Health, UCL, London, United Kingdom; †††NICU and Neonatal Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Pavia, Italy; ‡‡‡Imperial College NHS Healthcare, London, United Kingdom; §§Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland; ¶¶¶Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emma Children's Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; ∥∥∥National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece; ****Children's Hospital of Geneva, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland; ††††Pediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, Gregorio Marañón Hospital, Madrid, Spain; and ‡‡‡‡Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2017

In vitro combination therapy with isavuconazole against Candida spp.

Med Mycol 2017 Nov;55(8):859-868

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, New York, USA.

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November 2017

Immune responses to Mucorales growth forms: Do we know everything?

Virulence 2017 11 21;8(8):1489-1491. Epub 2017 Sep 21.

a Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics , Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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November 2017

Performance of QuantiFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube assay in children receiving disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.

World J Pediatr 2017 Oct 22;13(5):472-478. Epub 2017 Jun 22.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University, Hippokration Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, GR-546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2017

Epidemiology of Invasive Fungal Disease in Children.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2017 Sep;6(suppl_1):S3-S11

Division of Infectious Diseases and Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness Research, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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September 2017

Diagnostic Imaging and Invasive Fungal Diseases in Children.

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2017 Sep;6(suppl_1):S22-S31

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program and Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital.

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September 2017

Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in Greece: an extended review (2000-2015).

Future Microbiol 2017 07 12;12:801-815. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2017

Cluster-distinguishing genotypic and phenotypic diversity of carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in solid-organ transplantation patients: a comparative study.

J Med Microbiol 2017 Jul 31. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

1​Infectious Disease Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece 4​Infection Control Committee, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2017

Epidemiological surveillance of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in a solid organ transplantation department.

Transpl Infect Dis 2017 Jun 5;19(3). Epub 2017 May 5.

Third Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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June 2017

Micafungin alters the amino acid, nucleic acid and central carbon metabolism of Candida albicans at subinhibitory concentrations: novel insights into mechanisms of action.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2017 03;72(3):712-716

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.

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March 2017

Antimicrobial dosing in neonates.

Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol 2017 03 27;10(3):239-242. Epub 2017 Jan 27.

a Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Paediatrics , Aristotle University School of Health Sciences , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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March 2017

Chromoblastomycosis.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2017 01;30(1):233-276

Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA.

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January 2017

Comparison of cotrimoxazole vs. second-generation cephalosporins for prevention of urinary tract infections in children.

Pediatr Nephrol 2016 12 15;31(12):2271-2276. Epub 2016 Aug 15.

3rd Department of Pediatrics, Hippokration General Hospital, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Konstantinoupoleos 49, 546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2016

Diagnosis of invasive fungal diseases in pediatric patients.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2016 12 11;14(12):1203-1213. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

a Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine , Aristotle University School of Health Sciences , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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December 2016

A Rare Case of Clavicle Osteomyelitis in a Child and Literature Review.

Case Rep Pediatr 2016 5;2016:8252318. Epub 2016 Dec 5.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2016

A Rare Case of Disseminated Pyogenic Gonococcal Infection in an Immunocompetent Woman.

Case Rep Infect Dis 2016 27;2016:9629761. Epub 2016 Dec 27.

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

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December 2016

Invasive mucormycosis in children: an epidemiologic study in European and non-European countries based on two registries.

BMC Infect Dis 2016 11 10;16(1):667. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

3rd Department of Paediatrics, Infectious Diseases Unit, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, GR-546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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November 2016

Evaluation of the New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Ventilator-Associated Event Module and Criteria in Critically Ill Children in Greece.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2016 10 11;37(10):1162-6. Epub 2016 Jul 11.

1Infectious Diseases Unit,3rd Department of Pediatrics,Aristotle University School of Medicine,Hippokration Hospital,Thessaloniki,Greece.

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October 2016

Nosocomial bloodstream infections in neurosurgery: a 10-year analysis in a center with high antimicrobial drug-resistance prevalence.

Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2016 09 25;158(9):1647-54. Epub 2016 Jul 25.

2nd Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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September 2016

Isavuconazole: an azole active against mucormycosis.

Lancet Infect Dis 2016 07 9;16(7):761-762. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2016

Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Greece.

Future Microbiol 2016 06 20;11:809-23. Epub 2016 May 20.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Medical Faculty, School of Health Sciences, Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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June 2016

Can repurposing of existing drugs provide more effective therapies for invasive fungal infections?

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2016 06;17(9):1179-82

a Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program , Weill Cornell Medicine , New York , NY , USA.

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June 2016

Successful therapy of Candida pulcherrima fungemia in a premature newborn with liposomal amphotericin B and micafungin.

Med Mycol Case Rep 2016 Jun 3;12:24-7. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Attikon University Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens 12642, Greece.

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June 2016

Biofilms and Antifungal Susceptibility Testing.

Methods Mol Biol 2016 ;1356:183-97

Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, 546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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May 2016

Effects of fluconazole on the metabolomic profile of Candida albicans.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2016 Mar 13;71(3):635-40. Epub 2015 Dec 13.

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA Departments of Pediatrics, Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA

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March 2016

Differential effects of antifungal agents on expression of genes related to formation of Candida albicans biofilms.

Mycoses 2016 Jan 23;59(1):43-7. Epub 2015 Nov 23.

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

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January 2016

Candida Arthritis: Analysis of 112 Pediatric and Adult Cases.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2016 Jan 23;3(1):ofv207. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Weill Cornell Medicine of Cornell University, Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology, New York, New York; Center for Osteoarticular Mycoses, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York; Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York.

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January 2016

The Role of Echinocandins in Candida Biofilm-Related Vascular Catheter Infections: In Vitro and In Vivo Model Systems.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 Dec;61 Suppl 6:S618-21

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, New York.

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December 2015

Role of Echinocandins in Fungal Biofilm-Related Disease: Vascular Catheter-Related Infections, Immunomodulation, and Mucosal Surfaces.

Clin Infect Dis 2015 Dec;61 Suppl 6:S622-9

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, New York Department of Pediatrics Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York.

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December 2015

Osteoarticular Infections Caused by Non-Aspergillus Filamentous Fungi in Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Review.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Dec;94(50):e2078

From the Mycology Unit, Microbiology Division, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar (SJT-A); Center for Osteoarticular Mycoses, Hospital for Special Surgery (SJT-A, BR, MG, NVS, ER, AOM, VP, TJW, OL); International Osteoarticular Mycoses Study Consortium, NY (SJT-A, BR, MG, NVS, ER, AOM, VP, TJW, OL); Weill Cornell Medical College, Doha, Qatar (SJT-A); Université Paris-Descartes, Sorbonne Paris Cité, APHP, Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Centre d'Infectiologie Necker-Pasteur, Institut Imagine (BR, OL); Institut Pasteur, Mycology Molecular Unit, Paris, France (BR, OL); Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University (MG, AOM, VP, TJW); Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY (MG, NVS, TJW); National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece (MG, NVS); Osteoarticular Reference Center, Groupe Hospitalier Diaconesses-Croix Saint-Simon, Paris, France (VZ); Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University, School of Health Sciences, and Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece (ER); and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (DPK).

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December 2015

Platelet Mass Predicts Intracranial Hemorrhage in Neonates With Gram-negative Sepsis.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2015 Oct;37(7):519-23

*2nd Neonatal Department and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Aristotle University ‡Clinical Microbiology Department, Papageorgiou General Hospital †Infectious Disease Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2015

Fungal Endocarditis in Neonates: A Review of Seventy-one Cases (1971-2013).

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2015 Aug;34(8):803-8

From the *Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, and †1st Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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August 2015

Long-term outcome of parapneumonic effusions in children: Lung function and exercise tolerance.

Pediatr Pulmonol 2015 Jun 29;50(6):615-20. Epub 2014 Apr 29.

3rd Paediatric Dept, Paediatric Pulmonology Unit, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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June 2015

Antipseudomonal agents exhibit differential pharmacodynamic interactions with human polymorphonuclear leukocytes against established biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 Apr 2;59(4):2198-205. Epub 2015 Feb 2.

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

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April 2015

Therapeutic strategies for invasive fungal infections in neonatal and pediatric patients: an update.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2015 Apr 13;16(5):693-710. Epub 2015 Feb 13.

Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Unit, Faculty of Medicine , Thessaloniki , Greece.

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April 2015

Diagnosing ventilator-associated pneumonia in pediatric intensive care.

Am J Infect Control 2015 Apr 20;43(4):390-3. Epub 2015 Feb 20.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Methylprednisolone impairs conidial phagocytosis but does not attenuate hyphal damage by neutrophils against Exserohilum rostratum.

Med Mycol 2015 Feb 23;53(2):189-93. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Infectious Diseases Laboratory, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece Exserohilum Meningitis Study Consortium, New York, New York, USA

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February 2015

In vitro interactions between farnesol and fluconazole, amphotericin B or micafungin against Candida albicans biofilms.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2015 Feb 6;70(2):470-8. Epub 2014 Oct 6.

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

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February 2015

Successful management of an outbreak due to carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Eur J Pediatr 2015 Jan 2;174(1):65-74. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Konstantinoupoleos 49, 546 42, Thessaloniki, Greece,

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January 2015

Pathogenesis and host defence against Mucorales: the role of cytokines and interaction with antifungal drugs.

Mycoses 2014 Dec 31;57 Suppl 3:40-7. Epub 2014 Aug 31.

Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, and Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2014

Development of new strategies for early diagnosis of mucormycosis from bench to bedside.

Mycoses 2014 Dec;57 Suppl 3:2-7

Henry Schueler Foundation Scholar in Mucormycosis, Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Infectious Diseases Translational Research Laboratory, Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA.

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December 2014

Micafungin in premature and non-premature infants: a systematic review of 9 clinical trials.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Nov;33(11):e291-8

From the *Neonatology and NICU, S. Anna Hospital, Turin, Italy; †Astellas Pharma Global Development, Northbrook, IL; ‡Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd, Chertsey, United Kingdom; and §Infectious Diseases Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University School of Health Sciences, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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November 2014

In vitro combination of isavuconazole with micafungin or amphotericin B deoxycholate against medically important molds.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2014 Nov 18;58(11):6934-7. Epub 2014 Aug 18.

Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weil Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA

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November 2014

BCG vaccination policy in Greece: time for another review?

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2014 Oct;18(10):1258

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

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October 2014

Efficacy and safety of linezolid for the treatment of infections in children: a meta-analysis.

Eur J Pediatr 2014 Sep 8;173(9):1179-86. Epub 2014 Apr 8.

Department of Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Aristotle University, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece,

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September 2014

Reply to "not over yet: fungal infections following methyl prednisolone injections smoulder on".

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Sep;52(9):3508

Public Health Research Institute Center, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA Exserohilum Meningitis Research Consortium, New York, New York, USA

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September 2014

Reply to "detection of multiple fungal species in blood samples by real-time PCR: an interpretative challenge".

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Sep;52(9):3517

Public Health Research Institute Center, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA Exserohilum Meningitis Research Consortium, New York, New York, USA

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September 2014

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

Mannose binding lectin and ficolin-2 polymorphisms are associated with increased risk for bacterial infections in children with B acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Pediatr Blood Cancer 2014 Jun 22;61(6):1017-22. Epub 2014 Jan 22.

Pediatric Hematology Oncology Unit, 2nd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, AHEPA General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece; Biochemistry Laboratory, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece; Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University Faculty of Chemistry, Thessaloniki, Greece; Infectious Disease Unit, 3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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June 2014

Fungal DNA detected in blood samples of patients who received contaminated methylprednisolone injections reveals increased complexity of causative agents.

J Clin Microbiol 2014 Jun 9;52(6):2212-5. Epub 2014 Apr 9.

Public Health Research Institute Center, New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, USA Exserohilum Meningitis Research Consortium, New York, New York, USA

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June 2014

Aspergillus osteomyelitis: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, management, and outcome.

J Infect 2014 May 27;68(5):478-93. Epub 2013 Dec 27.

Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA; Center for Osteoarticular Mycoses, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, USA; International Osteoarticular Mycoses Study Consortium, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2014

Exserohilum infections: review of 48 cases before the 2012 United States outbreak.

Med Mycol 2014 May 28;52(4):376-86. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

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

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May 2014

Parapneumonic pleural effusions caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 3 in children immunized with 13-valent conjugated pneumococcal vaccine.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014 Jan;33(1):81-3

From the *3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki; †2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, "P. and A. Kyriakou Children's Hospital"; ‡National Meningitis Reference Laboratory, National School of Public Health, Athens; and §Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece.

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January 2014

Outbreak of pan-susceptible Klebsiella pneumoniae in a neonatal intensive care unit.

Scand J Infect Dis 2013 Nov 1;45(11):872-7. Epub 2013 Aug 1.

From the 1 Department for Interventions in Health Care Facilities, Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention , Athens.

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November 2013

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit: epidemiology, molecular analysis and risk factors.

Am J Infect Control 2013 Oct 11;41(10):857-61. Epub 2013 May 11.

Third Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2013

What can we learn and what do we need to know amidst the iatrogenic outbreak of Exserohilum rostratum meningitis?

Clin Infect Dis 2013 Sep 6;57(6):853-9. Epub 2013 May 6.

Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

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September 2013

Non-Aspergillus fungal infections in chronic granulomatous disease.

Mycoses 2013 Jul 1;56(4):449-62. Epub 2013 Feb 1.

1st Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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July 2013

Minireview: host defence in invasive aspergillosis.

Mycoses 2013 Jul 14;56(4):403-13. Epub 2013 Feb 14.

Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

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July 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

Drug-resistant tuberculosis in two children in Greece: report of the first extensively drug-resistant case.

Eur J Pediatr 2013 Apr 21;172(4):563-7. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

3rd Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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April 2013

Infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative pathogens in hospitalized children.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2013 Apr;32(4):e151-4

Department for Interventions in Health-Care Facilities, Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Athens, Greece.

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April 2013

Application of diagnostic markers to invasive aspergillosis in children.

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2012 Dec;1272:1-8

Third Pediatric Department, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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December 2012

Candida osteomyelitis: analysis of 207 pediatric and adult cases (1970-2011).

Clin Infect Dis 2012 Nov 21;55(10):1338-51. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Weill Cornell Medical Center of Cornell University, New York, NY 10065, USA.

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November 2012

Polyclonal outbreak of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium in a pediatric oncology department.

J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2012 Oct;34(7):511-6

3rd Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2012

30th ESPID annual meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece: three decades of ESPID.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012 Oct;31(10):1078-9

3rd Department of Paediatrics, Aristotle University School of Medicine, Hippokration Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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October 2012

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