Georgios Theodoropoulos

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural University of Athens
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Determination of prevalence and risk factors of infection with Babesia in small ruminants from Greece by polymerase chain reaction amplification
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, Votanikos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 135:99-104. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of swine farms in Greece in relation to the risk of exposure of pigs to Trichinella
    Georgios Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Prev Vet Med 89:277-81. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of raw biles and their non-protein fractions from fox, pig, sheep and chicken on the survival of Trichinella spp. in vitro
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 132:63-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Trichinella spiralis: enteric mucin-related response to experimental infection in conventional and SPF pigs
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Exp Parasitol 109:63-71. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of fox, pig, sheep, and poultry bile on the establishment of domestic and sylvatic species of Trichinella in rats
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Parasitology 126:461-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Abattoir condemnation due to parasitic infections and its economic implications in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 49:281-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Worm control practices of pig farmers in Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, 11855, Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 97:285-93. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Trichinella spiralis: differential effect of host bile on the in vitro invasion of infective larvae into epithelial cells
    Georgios Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens, Greece
    Exp Parasitol 126:441-4. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Infectivity, predilection sites, and freeze tolerance of Trichinella spp. in experimentally infected sheep
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    Parasitol Res 86:401-5. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of strongyle infections in grazing sheep under the traditional production system in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Votanikos, Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 89:327-35. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Determination of prevalence and risk factors of infection with Babesia in small ruminants from Greece by polymerase chain reaction amplification
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, Votanikos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 135:99-104. 2006
    ..The relative risk of the presence of ticks in sheep and goats (p<0.01) and farm dogs (p<0.01) for PCR-positive results for B. ovis in sheep and goats was found 6.63 and 4.14, respectively...
  2. doi request reprint Assessment of swine farms in Greece in relation to the risk of exposure of pigs to Trichinella
    Georgios Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Prev Vet Med 89:277-81. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of raw biles and their non-protein fractions from fox, pig, sheep and chicken on the survival of Trichinella spp. in vitro
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 132:63-7. 2005
    ..001). These observations indicate that the non-protein fraction of bile prolongs the in vitro survival of larvae...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trichinella spiralis: enteric mucin-related response to experimental infection in conventional and SPF pigs
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Exp Parasitol 109:63-71. 2005
    ..However, this effect was greater for the infected SPF animals than the infected conventional animals. No significant differences were observed between uninfected conventional and uninfected SPF pigs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of fox, pig, sheep, and poultry bile on the establishment of domestic and sylvatic species of Trichinella in rats
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Parasitology 126:461-4. 2003
    ..The present observation that carnivore bile favours the establishment of sylvatic Trichinella may explain why carnivores are equally receptive to all Trichinella species...
  6. ncbi request reprint Abattoir condemnation due to parasitic infections and its economic implications in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 49:281-4. 2002
    ..The parasites most contributing to marketable organ condemnation were hydatid cysts (26%) and D. dendriticum flukes (26%)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Worm control practices of pig farmers in Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, 11855, Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 97:285-93. 2001
    ..Planning of the anthelmintic treatment strategy for most of the farms was the responsibility of veterinarians. However, most of the farmers considered the magnitude of worm infection in their own farm as insignificant...
  8. doi request reprint Trichinella spiralis: differential effect of host bile on the in vitro invasion of infective larvae into epithelial cells
    Georgios Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens, Greece
    Exp Parasitol 126:441-4. 2010
    ..It is concluded that differences between host bile actions may account for differences in host susceptibility to T. spiralis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Infectivity, predilection sites, and freeze tolerance of Trichinella spp. in experimentally infected sheep
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    Parasitol Res 86:401-5. 2000
    ..Larvae of both T. spiralis and T. pseudospiralis survived freezing at -5 degrees and -18 degrees C for 4 weeks...
  10. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of strongyle infections in grazing sheep under the traditional production system in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Votanikos, Athens, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 89:327-35. 2000
    ..The seasonal pattern of infection observed in the present study indicates that it is possible to decrease the number of treatments to one per year, thus, reducing the possibility for the appearance of anthelmintic resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint A digital image analysis and neural network based system for identification of third-stage parasitic strongyle larvae from domestic animals
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 62:69-76. 2000
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  12. doi request reprint Survey of gastrointestinal parasitic infections of beef cattle in regions under Mediterranean weather in Greece
    Georgios Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Parasitol Int 59:556-9. 2010
    ..05). These findings are useful to formulate appropriate control strategies for coccidian parasites of beef cattle in Greece and other areas with similar climatic conditions...
  13. doi request reprint Farm-level factors associated with above-average production on pig farms in Evia, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos Street, Votanikos, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Prev Vet Med 89:163-6. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of equine piroplasms and host-related factors associated with infection in Greece
    Marc K Kouam
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 169:273-8. 2010
    ..Competent tick vectors Rhipicephalus bursa and Rhipicephalus sanguineus for the transmission of equine piroplasmosis were recovered from horses and dogs, respectively...
  15. doi request reprint Geographic distribution modeling and spatial cluster analysis for equine piroplasms in Greece
    Marc K Kouam
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Infect Genet Evol 10:1013-8. 2010
    ..Maximum entropy ecological niche modeling and spatial scan statistic have proved to be useful tools for the surveillance of animal diseases...
  16. doi request reprint Genetic diversity of equine piroplasms in Greece with a note on speciation within Theileria genotypes (T. equi and T. equi-like)
    Marc K Kouam
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Infect Genet Evol 10:963-8. 2010
    ..Both T. equi and T. equi-like were found in predominantly forest type land cover...
  17. doi request reprint A novel non-amplification assay for the detection of Leishmania spp. in clinical samples using gold nanoparticles
    Margarita Andreadou
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens, 11855, Greece
    J Microbiol Methods 96:56-61. 2014
    ..The proposed approach can be considered an appealing diagnostic solution especially for screening purposes in enzootic areas, where detection of very small amounts of the targeted analyte is not top priority. ..
  18. doi request reprint Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with zoonotic parasitic infections in small ruminants in the Greek temperate environment
    Vaia Kantzoura
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Aquaculture, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Parasitol Int 62:554-60. 2013
    ..canis. These findings are useful to formulate appropriate control strategies for zoonotic parasites of sheep and goats in Greece and other areas with similar climatic conditions...
  19. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation of gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep in the region of Joannina, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    Int J Parasitol 28:1287-92. 1998
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  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of dietary protein levels before turnout on subsequent faecal nematode egg output of grazing sheep in the Joannina region of Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals, Faculty of Animal Sciences and Production, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    Res Vet Sci 65:269-71. 1998
    ..This effect was intensified in the absence of anthelmintic treatment. No genotype differences were detected...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nematode parasite control practices of sheep and goat farmers in the region of Trikala, Greece
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    J Helminthol 74:89-93. 2000
    ..Only 6% of farmers reported deworming new animals before introducing them onto the farm. Farmers preferred to seek information about the use of anthelmintics and worm control strategies from veterinarians (63%) and other farmers (37%)...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of the performance of selected in-house and commercially available PCR and real-time PCR assays for the detection of Leishmania DNA in canine clinical samples
    Margarita Andreadou
    Agricultural University of Athens, Laboratory of Anatomy and Physiology, 11855 Athens, Greece
    Exp Parasitol 131:419-24. 2012
    ..Within this context the use of internal amplification controls and the confirmation of the specificity of the amplification product is recommended...
  23. doi request reprint Geographic distribution modelling for ruminant liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) in south-eastern Europe
    Vaia Kantzoura
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Int J Parasitol 41:747-53. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint A seroepidemiological study of exposure to Toxoplasma, Leishmania, Echinococcus and Trichinella in equids in Greece and analysis of risk factors
    Marc K Kouam
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science and Hydrobiology, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, Athens 11855, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 170:170-5. 2010
    ..The low seroprevalences observed suggest that the risk of infection from equids to people is very low, especially when consumption of horse meat is uncommon in this country...
  25. ncbi request reprint A veterinary anatomy tutoring system
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Animal Production, Agricultural University of Athens, Greece
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 42:93-8. 1994
    ..These include course mode, review mode, reference mode, dissection mode, and comparison mode. In addition, the system provides a self-evaluation mode...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of mucins in host-parasite interactions: Part II - helminth parasites
    G Theodoropoulos
    Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals, Faculty of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens, 75 Iera Odos, Votanikos, 11855, Athens, Greece
    Trends Parasitol 17:130-5. 2001
    ..Here, we describe the biochemical properties of mucins and mucin-like molecules in relation to interactions (established and putative) between helminth parasites and their hosts...
  27. ncbi request reprint Infestation of dairy goats with the human flea, Pulex irritans, in central Greece
    G Christodoulopoulos
    Clinic of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, 224 Trikalon St, Karditsa GR 43100, Greece
    Vet Rec 152:371-2. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Biological, seasonal and environmental factors associated with Pulex irritans infestation of dairy goats in Greece
    G Christodoulopoulos
    Clinic of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, P O Box 199, Karditsa GR 43100, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 137:137-43. 2006
    ..05) was found between the average annual temperature of villages with flea infestation (15.59 degrees C) and villages without flea infestation (17.14 degrees C). It was concluded that P. irritans was a true infestation of goats in Greece...
  29. doi request reprint Epidemiological survey of cestode-larva disease in Greek sheep flocks
    G Christodoulopoulos
    Clinic of Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, Karditsa 43100, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 153:368-73. 2008
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