Maia Butsashvili

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Influenza-associated mortality in georgia (2009-2011)
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani Street 0177 Tbilisi, Georgia
    Influenza Res Treat 2012:480763. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Surveillance of bacterial meningitis in the country of Georgia, 2006-2010
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Diseases Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani Str, 0177 Tbilisi, Georgia
    J Community Health 38:724-6. 2013
  3. pmc Occupational exposure to body fluids among health care workers in Georgia
    M Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:620-6. 2012
  4. pmc Associated factors for recommending HBV vaccination to children among Georgian health care workers
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani st, Tbilisi, 0177, Georgia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:362. 2012
  5. pmc Couple-oriented prenatal HIV counseling for HIV primary prevention: an acceptability study
    Joanna Orne-Gliemann
    Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement ISPED, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    BMC Public Health 10:197. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Uptake of an HIV voluntary counseling and testing program for pregnant women in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, Clinical Department, Tbilisi, Georgia
    AIDS Care 20:1125-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and anticipated behavior of health care workers in response to an outbreak of pandemic influenza in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, Rehabilitation Center REA, Tbilisi, Georgia
    J Infect Dev Ctries 1:329-32. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of health care-associated infections among Georgian obstetricians and gynecologists
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, 10a Bakhtrioni Str Tbilisi 0171, Georgia
    J Infect Dev Ctries 4:329-33. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and anticipated behaviour of health-care workers in response to an outbreak of pandemic influenza in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, Rehabilitation Center REA, Tbilisi, Georgia
    World Hosp Health Serv 44:24-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Circumstances surrounding the community needle-stick injuries in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, 8 Nutsubidze st, Tbilisi, 0177, Georgia
    J Community Health 36:1050-2. 2011

Collaborators

  • Louise Anne McNutt
  • Maia Kajaia
  • George Kamkamidze
  • Joanna Orne-Gliemann
  • Giulen Chubabria
  • Nora Kokaia
  • Otar Zenaishvili
  • Dale L Morse
  • Patrice T Tchendjou
  • Mukta Gadgil
  • Francois Dabis
  • Fred Eboko
  • Sanjeevani Kulkarni
  • Marija Miric
  • Annabel Desgrées du Loû
  • Eric Balestre
  • Shrinivas Darak
  • Eddy Perez-Then

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. pmc Influenza-associated mortality in georgia (2009-2011)
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani Street 0177 Tbilisi, Georgia
    Influenza Res Treat 2012:480763. 2012
    ..At least one underlying medical condition was reported in 70.7% (for pandemic influenza strain) and 96% (for influenza type B) of deaths. Predominating preexisting condition was coronary heart disease...
  2. doi request reprint Surveillance of bacterial meningitis in the country of Georgia, 2006-2010
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Diseases Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani Str, 0177 Tbilisi, Georgia
    J Community Health 38:724-6. 2013
    ..3 %. The highest mortality was observed among TB patients (22.2 %) with 14.3 % mortality for N. meningitidis and 10.3 % for S. pneumoniae. No lethal outcome was observed among patients with Haemophilus influenzae. ..
  3. pmc Occupational exposure to body fluids among health care workers in Georgia
    M Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:620-6. 2012
    ..Health care workers (HCWs) are at increased risk of being infected with blood-borne pathogens...
  4. pmc Associated factors for recommending HBV vaccination to children among Georgian health care workers
    Maia Butsashvili
    National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, 9 Asatiani st, Tbilisi, 0177, Georgia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:362. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to ascertain the factors associated with health care worker recommendations regarding newborn HBV vaccination...
  5. pmc Couple-oriented prenatal HIV counseling for HIV primary prevention: an acceptability study
    Joanna Orne-Gliemann
    Institut de Santé Publique Epidémiologie Développement ISPED, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France
    BMC Public Health 10:197. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint Uptake of an HIV voluntary counseling and testing program for pregnant women in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, Clinical Department, Tbilisi, Georgia
    AIDS Care 20:1125-7. 2008
    ..001%) were found to be HIV-infected...
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and anticipated behavior of health care workers in response to an outbreak of pandemic influenza in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, Rehabilitation Center REA, Tbilisi, Georgia
    J Infect Dev Ctries 1:329-32. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine the magnitude and factors associated with absenteeism of hospital based health care workers (HCWs) in Georgia associated with a potential highly virulent influenza pandemic...
  8. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of health care-associated infections among Georgian obstetricians and gynecologists
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, 10a Bakhtrioni Str Tbilisi 0171, Georgia
    J Infect Dev Ctries 4:329-33. 2010
    ..This study evaluated the level of knowledge of Georgian obstetricians and gynecologists (OBGYN) in the field of HAIs and standard precautions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and anticipated behaviour of health-care workers in response to an outbreak of pandemic influenza in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, Rehabilitation Center REA, Tbilisi, Georgia
    World Hosp Health Serv 44:24-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the magnitude and factors associated with absenteeism of hospital based health care workers (HCWs) in Georgia associated with a potential highly virulent influenza pandemic...
  10. doi request reprint Circumstances surrounding the community needle-stick injuries in Georgia
    Maia Butsashvili
    Maternal and Child Care Union, 8 Nutsubidze st, Tbilisi, 0177, Georgia
    J Community Health 36:1050-2. 2011
    ..Parents/teachers should be educated about the circumstances related to exposure to used needles among children...
  11. doi request reprint Risk factors for relapse of visceral leishmaniasis in Georgia
    Maia Kajaia
    Maternal and Child Care Union, Tbilisi, Georgia
    Trop Med Int Health 16:186-92. 2011
    ..36, 95% CI: 0.96, 5.80). Physician and public education is needed to reduce delays in diagnosis. Prolonging treatment for 30 days (e.g. WHO recommendation) or implementing new regimens may reduce the number of relapses...