George Gaitanis

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Affiliation: University of Ioannina
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Could Malassezia yeasts be implicated in skin carcinogenesis through the production of aryl-hydrocarbon receptor ligands?
    G Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Medical School, University of Ioannina, S Niarchou Av, University Campus, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 77:47-51. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Skin diseases associated with Malassezia yeasts: facts and controversies
    Georgios Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Dermatol 31:455-63. 2013
  3. pmc Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in a child, associated with a rotavirus infection: a case report
    Alexandros Makis
    Child Health Department, University of Ioannina Medical School, P, O, Box 1187, GR 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:281. 2010
  4. pmc Febrile "migrating" eosinophilic cellulitis with hepatosplenomegaly: adult toxocariasis - a case report
    Ioannis D Bassukas
    Dept, of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Univ, Ioannina Medical School and Univ, Hospital, Ioannina, Greece
    Cases J 1:356. 2008
  5. pmc The Malassezia genus in skin and systemic diseases
    Georgios Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:106-41. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint The range of molecular methods for typing Malassezia
    George Gaitanis
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:119-25. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Malassezia furfur fingerprints as possible markers for human phylogeography
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Laboratory, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    ISME J 3:498-502. 2009
  8. doi request reprint AhR ligands, malassezin, and indolo[3,2-b]carbazole are selectively produced by Malassezia furfur strains isolated from seborrheic dermatitis
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Invest Dermatol 128:1620-5. 2008
  9. pmc 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
    Aristea Velegraki
    Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75 77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3589-93. 2004
  10. pmc Novel application of the masson-fontana stain for demonstrating Malassezia species melanin-like pigment production in vitro and in clinical specimens
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75 77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4147-51. 2005

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Publications10

  1. doi request reprint Could Malassezia yeasts be implicated in skin carcinogenesis through the production of aryl-hydrocarbon receptor ligands?
    G Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Medical School, University of Ioannina, S Niarchou Av, University Campus, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Med Hypotheses 77:47-51. 2011
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  2. doi request reprint Skin diseases associated with Malassezia yeasts: facts and controversies
    Georgios Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Dermatol 31:455-63. 2013
    ..Understanding the complexity of their interactions will highlight the controversies on the clinical presentation of Malassezia-associated diseases and unravel the complexity of skin homeostatic mechanisms. ..
  3. pmc Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis (Sweet's syndrome) in a child, associated with a rotavirus infection: a case report
    Alexandros Makis
    Child Health Department, University of Ioannina Medical School, P, O, Box 1187, GR 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Med Case Reports 4:281. 2010
    ..We present, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of a rotavirus -infection-related Sweet's syndrome...
  4. pmc Febrile "migrating" eosinophilic cellulitis with hepatosplenomegaly: adult toxocariasis - a case report
    Ioannis D Bassukas
    Dept, of Skin and Venereal Diseases, Univ, Ioannina Medical School and Univ, Hospital, Ioannina, Greece
    Cases J 1:356. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc The Malassezia genus in skin and systemic diseases
    Georgios Gaitanis
    Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece
    Clin Microbiol Rev 25:106-41. 2012
    ..Finally, metabolomic research resulted in the proposal of a hypothesis on the contribution of Malassezia-synthesized aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) ligands to basal cell carcinoma through UV radiation-induced carcinogenesis...
  6. ncbi request reprint The range of molecular methods for typing Malassezia
    George Gaitanis
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 22:119-25. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Malassezia furfur fingerprints as possible markers for human phylogeography
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Laboratory, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    ISME J 3:498-502. 2009
    ..These initial data address the hypothesis that M. furfur could be a eukaryotic candidate eligible for phylogeographic studies...
  8. doi request reprint AhR ligands, malassezin, and indolo[3,2-b]carbazole are selectively produced by Malassezia furfur strains isolated from seborrheic dermatitis
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Invest Dermatol 128:1620-5. 2008
    ..furfur-associated SD conditions may be attributed to selective production (P<0.001) of measurable bioactive indoles...
  9. pmc 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
    Aristea Velegraki
    Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75 77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 42:3589-93. 2004
    ..The proposed media are used for the first time and can support optimum growth of eight Malassezia species for recording concordant BMD and Etest MICs...
  10. pmc Novel application of the masson-fontana stain for demonstrating Malassezia species melanin-like pigment production in vitro and in clinical specimens
    George Gaitanis
    Mycology Reference Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Athens, Mikras Asias 75 77, Goudi, Athens 115 27, Greece
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4147-51. 2005
    ..Black pigment was also observed in cells and hyphae from hyperpigmented patient lesions with culture-confirmed pityriasis versicolor and seborrheic dermatitis...