S Maraki

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Affiliation: Aristotle University
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. ncbi Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica from patients with gastroenteritis in Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:116-9. 2006
  2. doi Effects of levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and prulifloxacin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 49:419-23. 2011
  3. pmc Antimicrobial resistance trends among community-acquired respiratory tract pathogens in Greece, 2009-2012
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:941564. 2014
  4. pmc Roseomonas spinal epidural abscess complicating instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Bacteriology Parasitology Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, The University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2458-60. 2013
  5. doi Changing antibiotic susceptibilities of community-acquired uropathogens in Greece, 2005-2010
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:202-9. 2013
  6. doi Acute conjunctivitis caused by Ewingella americana
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:e52-4. 2012
  7. doi Myroides odoratimimus soft tissue infection in an immunocompetent child following a pig bite: case report and literature review
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Braz J Infect Dis 16:390-2. 2012
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece between 2004 and 2010
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:315-9. 2012
  9. pmc Impact of prolonged treatment with high-dose ciprofloxacin on human gut flora: a case report
    Irene S Kourbeti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Voutes, Crete, 71110, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:111. 2010
  10. pmc Genital tuberculosis in a tamoxifen-treated postmenopausal woman with breast cancer and bloody vaginal discharge
    Ioannis Neonakis
    Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 712 01 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:20. 2006

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  1. ncbi Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella enterica from patients with gastroenteritis in Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, 71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:116-9. 2006
    ..The extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production observed in one strain of S. enterica serotype Virchow and the reduced ciprofloxacin susceptibility detected in 2.7% of the isolates studied are causes of concern...
  2. doi Effects of levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and prulifloxacin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 49:419-23. 2011
    ..Dissemination of Candida to internal organs was not observed in any animal. In conclusion, we have shown that all fluoroquinolones tested induced substantial increases in the murine intestinal concentration of C. albicans...
  3. pmc Antimicrobial resistance trends among community-acquired respiratory tract pathogens in Greece, 2009-2012
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:941564. 2014
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  4. pmc Roseomonas spinal epidural abscess complicating instrumented posterior lumbar interbody fusion
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Bacteriology Parasitology Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, The University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2458-60. 2013
    ..Although rare, because of its highly resistant profile, Roseomonas species should be included in the differential diagnosis of epidural abscesses in both immunocompromised and immunocompetent hosts...
  5. doi Changing antibiotic susceptibilities of community-acquired uropathogens in Greece, 2005-2010
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Microbiol Immunol Infect 46:202-9. 2013
    ....
  6. doi Acute conjunctivitis caused by Ewingella americana
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:e52-4. 2012
    ..americana. The infection resolved completely after successful treatment with amoxicillin/clavulanate. E. americana should be considered a rare but potential pathogen causing conjunctivitis...
  7. doi Myroides odoratimimus soft tissue infection in an immunocompetent child following a pig bite: case report and literature review
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Parasitology, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Braz J Infect Dis 16:390-2. 2012
    ..A case of Myroides odoratimimus cellulitis following a pig bite in an immunocompetent child is presented, and the medical literature on Myroides spp. soft tissue infections is reviewed...
  8. ncbi Epidemiology of dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece between 2004 and 2010
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 147:315-9. 2012
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  9. pmc Impact of prolonged treatment with high-dose ciprofloxacin on human gut flora: a case report
    Irene S Kourbeti
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Voutes, Crete, 71110, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:111. 2010
    ..We also report on the medication's effects on his bowel flora. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report discussing the effects of prolonged administration of a quinolone on microbial flora...
  10. pmc Genital tuberculosis in a tamoxifen-treated postmenopausal woman with breast cancer and bloody vaginal discharge
    Ioannis Neonakis
    Laboratory of Mycobacteriology, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 712 01 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:20. 2006
    ..Female genital tuberculosis is an uncommon disease that is rarely diagnosed in developed countries...
  11. ncbi Serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of adult Streptococcus pneumoniae clinical isolates over the period 2001-2008 in Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 56:325-32. 2010
    ..We report on the serotype distribution and the antimicrobial susceptibility patterns (ASP) to 19 antibiotics of 195 Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates (41 invasive) collected over the period 2001-2008 from adult patients...
  12. ncbi Nocardia cyriacigeorgica pleural empyema in an immunocompromised patient
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 56:333-5. 2006
    ..Despite the early administration of the appropriate antibiotic treatment, the patient died 4 days after hospital admission...
  13. doi Saccharomyces boulardii and Candida albicans experimental colonization of the murine gut
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 49:395-9. 2011
    ..boulardii induces a substantial but short term increase of this yeast in the intestinal lumen and administration of the probiotic does not prevent subsequent GI colonization by C. albicans...
  14. ncbi Ceftriaxone and dexamethasone affecting yeast gut flora in experimental mice
    S Maraki
    The University of Crete, Division of Medicine, Heraklion, Greece
    J Chemother 11:363-6. 1999
    ..Saline did not affect Candida stool concentration. Yeasts were not found in the stools of non-colonized mice treated with the study drugs or saline. There was no evidence of Candida dissemination to internal organs in any group...
  15. ncbi The impact of norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin on human gut colonization by Candida albicans
    E Mavromanolakis
    Department of Urology, , Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:477-8. 2001
    ..albicans were performed before, at the end and 1 week after the end of treatment. All 3 quinolones increased GI colonization by C. albicans. Ciprofloxacin caused the highest increase, which was not statistically significant...
  16. doi Citrobacter infections in a general hospital: characteristics and outcomes
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:61-8. 2009
    ..02). The isolation of Citrobacter species, although rather infrequent, was clinically relevant in the great majority of cases. Further attention should be paid to these pathogens...
  17. doi Synergy of fosfomycin with carbapenems, colistin, netilmicin, and tigecycline against multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa clinical isolates
    G Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:695-701. 2012
    ..7%, 53.3%, 73.3%, 13.3% , 13.3%, and 13.3%. Antagonism was not observed for any of the combinations tested. Further studies are needed in order to confirm the clinical relevance of the above findings...
  18. doi Serotypes and susceptibilities of paediatric clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Crete, Greece, before and after the heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1449-51. 2010
    ..PCV7 was followed by decreased S. pneumoniae resistance and prevalence of vaccine-related serotypes but increased prevalence of serotypes 7F and 19A. Continuing surveillance is required after the recent introduction of PCV10 and PCV13...
  19. ncbi Comparative effects of ertapenem, imipenem, and meropenem on the colonization of the gastrointestinal tract of mice by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 44:233-5. 2006
    ..albicans, especially if they received ertapenem. Mice fed regular chow and treated with the study antibiotics or saline did not have Candida in their stools. Candida was not detected in the internal organs of any group of mice...
  20. ncbi Effects of vancomycin, teicoplanin, linezolid, quinupristin-dalfopristin, and telithromycin on murine gut colonization by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Med Mycol 44:193-6. 2006
    ..This increase was not statistically significant. Mice fed regular chow treated with the study drugs or saline did not have any yeasts in their stools. Dissemination of Candida was not observed in the visceral organs of any mouse...
  21. ncbi Effect of norfloxacin, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole and nitrofurantoin on fecal flora of women with recurrent urinary tract infections
    E Mavromanolakis
    Department of Urology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Chemother 9:203-7. 1997
    ..These findings help in the selection of the most appropriate antimicrobial agent for prophylaxis in recurrent UTIs, so as to reduce the possibility of emergence of resistant bacterial strains...
  22. ncbi Prospective evaluation of the impact of amoxicillin, clarithromycin and their combination on human gastrointestinal colonization by Candida species
    S Maraki
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Chemotherapy 47:215-8. 2001
    ..Hence, these drugs could be safely used in patients at risk for candidiasis originating from the GI tract...
  23. ncbi A 5-year study of the bacterial pathogens associated with acute diarrhoea on the island of Crete, Greece, and their resistance to antibiotics
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology Parasitology Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:85-90. 2003
    ..9% of them. With the present study we continue the surveillance of bacterial pathogens associated with diarrhoeal disease on the island of Crete...
  24. doi A Chryseobacterium meningosepticum colonization outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, P O Box 1352, 71110 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:1415-9. 2009
    ..To report the epidemiologic, bacteriologic, and clinical features of a Chryseobacterium meningosepticum outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a referral teaching hospital...
  25. doi Antimicrobial susceptibility of non-fermenting Gram-negative isolates to isepamicin in a region with high antibiotic resistance
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:3191-8. 2012
    ..aeruginosa and other aminoglycoside-resistant A. baumannii. Further modifications in the aminoglycoside molecule may provide formulations with enhanced antimicrobial activity...
  26. doi Long-term trends in the epidemiology and resistance of childhood bacterial enteropathogens in Crete
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographic Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 31:1889-94. 2012
    ..These changing trends in the long-term morbidity and susceptibility call for ongoing surveillance and tailored management...
  27. doi Resistance status and evolution trends of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates in a university hospital in Greece: ineffectiveness of carbapenems and increasing resistance to colistin
    I K Neonakis
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 56:448-52. 2010
    ..Due to its increased non-susceptibility rates, Klebsiella pneumoniae has emerged as one of the most problematic pathogens...
  28. ncbi Antimicrobial susceptibilities of 930 Haemophilus influenzae clinical strains isolated from the island of Crete, Greece
    D P Kofteridis
    Infectious Diseases Unit, Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Chemotherapy 54:492-8. 2008
    ..Haemophilus influenzae is an important human pathogen...
  29. ncbi Effect of ketoconazole, itraconazole and fluconazole on the gastrointestinal colonization of mice by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    J Chemother 13:66-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, these azoles, used at the present doses and schedules, have minimal effect on murine GI colonization by this strain of C. albicans which is susceptible but with rather increased MICs...
  30. doi Serratia infections in a general hospital: characteristics and outcomes
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:653-60. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi Characteristics, risk factors and outcomes of adult cancer patients with extensively drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
    G Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Crete School of Medicine, Heraklion, Greece
    Infection 42:721-8. 2014
    ..To evaluate the characteristics and outcomes of cancer patients with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections...
  32. ncbi Efficacy of amikacin, ofloxacin, pefloxacin, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin and fleroxacin in experimental left-sided Pseudomonas aeruginosa endocarditis
    J A Papadakis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete
    Chemotherapy 46:116-21. 2000
    ..Enoxacin and ciprofloxacin were equipotent and more effective than pefloxacin, ofloxacin and amikacin. Fleroxacin had a weaker activity...
  33. ncbi Effects of cefepime and meropenem on the gastrointestinal colonization of surgical patients by Candida albicans
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Chemotherapy 47:350-3. 2001
    ..However, these increases were statistically not significant. CONCLUSION: Cefepime and meropenem when given to sensitive patients do not increase significantly the risk of Candida infection originating in the GI tract...
  34. ncbi Infant colonization by Staphylococcus aureus: role of maternal carriage
    E Chatzakis
    Paediatric Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital, Heraklion, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:1111-7. 2011
    ..6% among all isolates from infants. In conclusion, isolates from infants were commonly identical to isolates from their mothers, pointing to a principal role of maternal carriage in S. aureus colonization in infants...
  35. ncbi Antimicrobial resistance and serotype distribution of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from Crete, Greece
    S Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Crete, 711 10, Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 17:465-9. 2001
    ..These results show that as well as a high level of penicillin resistance in this region, some strains are also resistant to other antibiotics and may show multi-drug resistance...
  36. ncbi Invasive Salmonella virchow infection in childhood
    M Bitsori
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:862-5. 2001
    ..In conclusion, S. virchow may be a more invasive serotype in immunocompetent children and present with a wider spectrum of manifestations than considered previously...
  37. doi Pseudomonas aeruginosa urinary tract infection in children: risk factors and outcomes
    M Bitsori
    Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece
    J Urol 187:260-4. 2012
    ..Data about P. aeruginosa urinary tract infections in children are scarce. We investigated P. aeruginosa urinary tract infections in children in a well-defined area...
  38. ncbi Cutaneous alternariosis revealing acute myeloid leukaemia in an adult patient
    D Ioannidou
    Department of Dermatology, Heraklion University General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Mycoses 47:227-30. 2004
    ..The clinical picture, diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous alternariosis will be discussed and a review of the literature regarding patients with haematological diseases will be given...
  39. ncbi Effects of doxycycline, metronidazole and their combination on Candida species colonization of the human oropharynx, intestinal lumen and vagina
    S Maraki
    School of Medicine, The University of Crete, P O Box 1393, Heraklion 711 10, Crete, Greece
    J Chemother 15:369-73. 2003
    ..The combination of doxycycline and metronidazole had a substantial effect, increasing the GI and vaginal colonization by Candida organisms...
  40. doi Infections by pandrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria: clinical profile, therapeutic management, and outcome in a series of 21 patients
    C Tsioutis
    Infection Control Unit, University Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:301-5. 2010
    ..Tigecycline appears to be effective for the successful treatment of PDR infections..
  41. ncbi The epidemiology of onychomycoses in Crete, Greece, between 1992 and 2001
    D J Ioannidou
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:170-4. 2006
    ..Differences in the incidence of onychomycosis have been reported not only for various geographical areas, but also for different regions of the same country...
  42. ncbi Orofacial viral infections in the immunocompromised host
    G Samonis
    Division of Medicine, The University of Crete, 711 10 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Oncol Rep 7:1389-94. 2000
    ..All herpes viruses (HSV, VZV, CMV, EBV, HHV 6, HHV 7, HHV 8) and many HPVs are associated with neoplasias. Research is ongoing to clarify the role of other viruses in the development of infections and lesions in the orofacial area...
  43. ncbi Resistance status of Mycobacterium tuberculosis on the island of Crete, Greece
    I K Neonakis
    Mycobacteriology Laboratory, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 712 01, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:607-9. 2007
  44. ncbi Lymphocutaneous nocardiosis due to Nocardia brasiliensis
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, University Hospital of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 47:341-4. 2003
    ..The identification of the isolate was confirmed by nucleotide sequence analysis of the 16S rRNA gene...
  45. pmc Use of the GenoType Mycobacterium CM and AS assays to analyze 76 nontuberculous mycobacterial isolates from Greece
    Zoe Gitti
    Mycobacteriology Laboratory, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 712 01 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2244-6. 2006
    ..GenoType correctly identified all but one of the mycobacterial species. For this species, additional probes should be designed and added to the strip...
  46. ncbi Fatal Nocardia farcinica bacteremia in a patient with lung cancer
    Athanassia Christidou
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 50:135-9. 2004
    ..N. farcinica bacteremia is a life-threatening infection. Because of the actinomycete's highly-resistant antibiotic profile, early identification and antibiotic susceptibility testing are necessary to improve the chances of survival...
  47. ncbi Invasive non-typhoidal salmonellosis in immunocompetent infants and children
    Emmanouil Galanakis
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Crete, POB 2208, Heraklion 71003, Greece
    Int J Infect Dis 11:36-9. 2007
    ..To investigate the extraintestinal manifestations of non-typhoidal Salmonellae (NTS) infection in immunocompetent infants and children...
  48. doi Candida albicans versus non-albicans bloodstream infection in patients in a tertiary hospital: an analysis of microbiological data
    George Samonis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:414-9. 2008
    ..In line with results of other relevant studies, we documented that a considerable proportion of Candida bloodstream infections were due to non-albicans Candida species...
  49. ncbi Risk factors of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infections: a matched case control study
    Matthew E Falagas
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences AIBS, Athens, Greece
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:1124-30. 2007
    ..Thus, the emergence of infections due to carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae (CRKp) is a major public health concern...
  50. ncbi Primary cutaneous nocardiosis in 2 patients on immunosuppressants
    Diamantis Kofteridis
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Heraklion, 710 03, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Scand J Infect Dis 37:507-10. 2005
    ..N. brasiliensis should be included in the differential diagnosis of any case of nodular lymphangitis, especially in immunocompromized patients...
  51. pmc Salmonella enterica pneumonia in a patient with lung cancer
    George Samonis
    Division of Medicine, School of Medicine, The University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5820-2. 2003
    ..Despite the early administration of appropriate and adequate treatment, the patient died 7 days after the onset of the infection...
  52. ncbi Lymphocutaneous nocardiosis in a lymphopenic breast cancer patient under treatment with docetaxel
    Stavros Apostolakis
    Medical Oncology Unit and Department of Clinical Microbiology, Venizeleio Pananeio G H, and Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitilogy, Zoonoses, and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital, Crete, Greece
    Breast J 11:469. 2005
  53. ncbi A 7-year survey of dermatophytoses in Crete, Greece
    Sofia Maraki
    Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Parasitology, Zoonoses and Geographical Medicine, University Hospital of Crete, Crete, Greece
    Mycoses 50:481-4. 2007
    ..Trichophyton rubrum is the predominant dermatophyte in our area. As the epidemiology of dermatophytoses is changing over time it is important to review periodically the incidence of dermatophytes and their distribution...