Georgia P Goutziana

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Affiliation: University of Thessaly
Country: Greece

Publications

  1. pmc Occupational health legislation and practices related to seafarers on passenger ships focused on communicable diseases: results from a European cross-sectional study (EU SHIPSAN PROJECT)
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakiriazi Str, Larissa, 41222, Greece
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:1. 2010
  2. pmc Genotyping Plasmodium vivax isolates from the 2011 outbreak in Greece
    Gregory Spanakos
    Hellenic Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention, Marousi, Greece
    Malar J 12:463. 2013
  3. pmc Evaluation of underreporting of salmonellosis and shigellosis hospitalised cases in Greece, 2011: results of a capture-recapture study and a hospital registry review
    Kassiani Mellou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly
    BMC Public Health 13:875. 2013
  4. pmc Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against Echinococcus granulosus in the population of the region of Thessaly, Central Greece
    Vasilios Fotiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e37112. 2012
  5. pmc Diagnostic clinical and laboratory findings in response to predetermining bacterial pathogen: data from the Meningitis Registry
    Maria Karanika
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece
    PLoS ONE 4:e6426. 2009
  6. pmc West Nile virus state of the art report of MALWEST Project
    Andriani Marka
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6534-610. 2013
  7. pmc Respiratory tract mortality in cement workers: a proportionate mortality study
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 12:30. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Actions for prevention and control of health threats related to maritime transport in European Union
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:238-42. 2013
  9. pmc A dedicated surveillance network for congenital toxoplasmosis in Greece, 2006-2009: assessment of the results
    Maria Aptouramani
    Greece Cyprus Pediatric Surveillance Unit GCPSU, Laboratory of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 12:1019. 2012
  10. pmc Hepatitis A virus infection and the waste handling industry: a seroprevalence study
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:4498-503. 2012

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  1. pmc Occupational health legislation and practices related to seafarers on passenger ships focused on communicable diseases: results from a European cross-sectional study (EU SHIPSAN PROJECT)
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakiriazi Str, Larissa, 41222, Greece
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:1. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study is to draw information and identify possible gaps on occupational health practices related to seafarers sailing on ships within the European Union Member States (EU MS) with focus on communicable diseases...
  2. pmc Genotyping Plasmodium vivax isolates from the 2011 outbreak in Greece
    Gregory Spanakos
    Hellenic Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention, Marousi, Greece
    Malar J 12:463. 2013
    ..In this study the genotypic complexity of the P. vivax infections from the outbreak in Greece during 2011 is described, to elucidate the possible origin and spread of the disease...
  3. pmc Evaluation of underreporting of salmonellosis and shigellosis hospitalised cases in Greece, 2011: results of a capture-recapture study and a hospital registry review
    Kassiani Mellou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly
    BMC Public Health 13:875. 2013
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  4. pmc Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies against Echinococcus granulosus in the population of the region of Thessaly, Central Greece
    Vasilios Fotiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    PLoS ONE 7:e37112. 2012
    ..These might be due to the disease transmission restriction, by the control measures being implemented. Efforts should be continued, in both animals and humans side, by increasing training campaigns and public awareness...
  5. pmc Diagnostic clinical and laboratory findings in response to predetermining bacterial pathogen: data from the Meningitis Registry
    Maria Karanika
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece
    PLoS ONE 4:e6426. 2009
    ..This study was scheduled in an attempt to analyze various clinical symptoms as well as rapid laboratory results and provide an algorithm for the prediction of specific bacterial aetiology of childhood bacterial meningitis...
  6. pmc West Nile virus state of the art report of MALWEST Project
    Andriani Marka
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:6534-610. 2013
    ..The introduction and establishment of the disease in Greece and other European countries further emphasizes the need for thorough research and broadening of our knowledge on this viral pathogen. ..
  7. pmc Respiratory tract mortality in cement workers: a proportionate mortality study
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Pulm Med 12:30. 2012
    ..The evidence regarding the association between lung cancer and occupational exposure to cement is controversial. This study investigated causes of deaths from cancer of respiratory tract among cement workers...
  8. doi request reprint Actions for prevention and control of health threats related to maritime transport in European Union
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:238-42. 2013
    ..Actions at European Union level for International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005 implementation and maritime transport were focused on two European projects implemented between 2006 and 2011...
  9. pmc A dedicated surveillance network for congenital toxoplasmosis in Greece, 2006-2009: assessment of the results
    Maria Aptouramani
    Greece Cyprus Pediatric Surveillance Unit GCPSU, Laboratory of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 12:1019. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish a dedicated surveillance network (DSN) for congenital toxoplasmosis (CT) in Greece, in order to assess the birth prevalence of CT...
  10. pmc Hepatitis A virus infection and the waste handling industry: a seroprevalence study
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:4498-503. 2012
    ..85; 95% CI = 1.34-11.06). Occupational exposure to waste is a potential risk factor for HAV infection. Smoking/eating/drinking during waste collection could be the mode of hepatitis A virus transmission among municipal waste collectors...
  11. pmc Acute lead intoxication in a female battery worker: Diagnosis and management
    George Dounias
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:19. 2010
    ..Moreover, this report indicates that lead remains a significant occupational hazard especially in the small scale battery industry...
  12. pmc Regional differences in mortality in Greece (1984-2004): the case of Thrace
    Panagiotis Papastergiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:297. 2008
    ..Mortality differences at national level can generate hypothesis on possible causal association that could be further investigated. The aim of the present study was to identify regions with high mortality rates in Greece...
  13. pmc Tobacco use among students aged 13-15 years in Greece: the GYTS project
    Athina Kyrlesi
    Department of Public Health, Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 7:3. 2007
    ..Data on the prevalence of tobacco use among teenagers in Greece are limited. We examined the prevalence of smoking among middle-school students in Greece using the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS)...
  14. pmc Factors associated with adolescent cigarette smoking in Greece: results from a cross sectional study (GYTS Study)
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:313. 2008
    ..Data about the predictors of smoking among adolescents in Greece are sparse. We tried to identify factors associated with current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in Greece in the context of GYTS study...
  15. pmc Health promotion programs related to the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic games
    Elpidoforos S Soteriades
    Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Athens, Greece
    BMC Public Health 6:47. 2006
    ..Our objective was to identify and describe the population-based health-promotion programs implemented in relation to the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games...
  16. pmc Surveillance study of vector species on board passenger ships, risk factors related to infestations
    Varvara A Mouchtouri
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:100. 2008
    ..Pest species, ship areas facilitating infestations, and different risk factors related to infestations were identified in 21 ferries...
  17. pmc Legionella species colonization of water distribution systems, pools and air conditioning systems in cruise ships and ferries
    Georgia Goutziana
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 8:390. 2008
    ..colonization associated with ship water systems and water characteristics...
  18. pmc Hygiene inspections on passenger ships in Europe - an overview
    Varvara A Mouchtouri
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 10:122. 2010
    ....
  19. pmc Pesticide exposure and lymphohaematopoietic cancers: a case-control study in an agricultural region (Larissa, Thessaly, Greece)
    Maria Kokouva
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 11:5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between exposure to pesticides and LHC in an agricultural region of Greece...
  20. pmc Prognostic factors related to sequelae in childhood bacterial meningitis: data from a Greek meningitis registry
    Vasiliki A Vasilopoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly, Larissa 41221, Greece
    BMC Infect Dis 11:214. 2011
    ..Bacterial meningitis (BM) is a life-threatening disease, often related with serious complications and sequelae. Infants and children who survive bacterial meningitis often suffer neurological and other sequelae...
  21. pmc Meningitis registry of hospitalized cases in children: epidemiological patterns of acute bacterial meningitis throughout a 32-year period
    Maria N Theodoridou
    First Department of Pediatrics, Aghia Sofia Children s Hospital, University of Athens 11527, Greece
    BMC Infect Dis 7:101. 2007
    ..Moreover, it discusses the contribution of communicable disease registries in the study of acute infectious diseases...
  22. pmc Adherence to the screening program for HBV infection in pregnant women delivering in Greece
    Vassiliki Papaevangelou
    2nd Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Children s Hospital A Kyriakou, Goudi 11527, Athens, Greece
    BMC Infect Dis 6:84. 2006
    ..A national prevention programme for HBV with universal screening of pregnant women and vaccination of infants is in effect since 1998 in Greece...
  23. pmc Active surveillance of Q fever in human and animal population of Cyprus
    Fidias Loukaides
    The Veterinary Services of Cyprus, Ministry of Agriculture, Nicosia, Cyprus
    BMC Infect Dis 6:48. 2006
    ..A long-term active surveillance of Q fever was conducted in Cyprus organized in two phases...
  24. pmc Methodological aspects of a GIS-based environmental health inspection program used in the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 5:93. 2005
    ..In this study, GIS technology was used to help county departments of Public Health to implement environmental health surveillance for the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para Olympic Games...
  25. ncbi request reprint Surveillance and control of communicable diseases related to passenger ships in Europe
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
    Int Marit Health 62:138-47. 2011
    ..A diversity of approaches in EU countries, and gaps regarding surveillance and response and training needs of personnel were identified...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mass gathering preparedness: the experience of the Athens 2004 Olympic and Para-Olympic Games
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Medical School, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece
    J Environ Health 67:52-7. 2005
    ..The Olympic Games are a difficult assignment that demands extensive planning, appropriate resources, and timely reporting and coordination among the various public health agencies...
  27. pmc Evaluation of standardized scored inspections for Legionnaires' disease prevention, during the Athens 2004 Olympics
    Ch Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessalia, Larisa, Greece
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1074-81. 2006
    ..f.u./l) and suggests the utility of inspection scoring systems in predicting Legionella proliferation of water systems and in preventing Legionnaires' disease...
  28. pmc Waterborne diseases prevention: evaluation of inspection scoring system for water sites according to water microbiological tests during the Athens 2004 pre-Olympic and Olympic period
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    University of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Larisa, Greece
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:829-35. 2006
    ..To evaluate the inspection grading system for water sites implemented during the Athens 2004 Olympic inspection programme...
  29. pmc Management of environmental health issues for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games: is enhanced integrated environmental health surveillance needed in every day routine operation?
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    University of Thessaly, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Larissa, Greece
    BMC Public Health 6:306. 2006
    ..The potential for permanent implementation of the program was examined...
  30. ncbi request reprint Standardized inspections of food premises during the 2004 Athens Olympic Games: descriptive analysis and risk factors for unsatisfactory results
    Christos Hadjichristodoulou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakiriazi Str, 41222 Larissa, Greece
    J Food Prot 71:1632-40. 2008
    ..Future inspections by Public Health Authorities should involve elements of audit after the legislation for the application of HACCP principles...
  31. pmc Antibiotic use for upper respiratory tract infections in children: a cross-sectional survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) of parents in Greece
    Sotiria G Panagakou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larisa, Greece
    BMC Pediatr 11:60. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to document and analyse parental beliefs on antibiotic use for children with URTIs in Greece, a country with high levels of antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance...
  32. pmc Determinants of exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) among non smoking adolescents (aged 11-17 years old) in Greece: results from the 2004-2005 GYTS Study
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, 6 Lapithon Str, Larissa, Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:284-90. 2010
    ..The results of the study could be valuable for the implementation of public health initiatives in Greece aiming to reduce the burden of adolescent's exposure to passive smoking...
  33. doi request reprint Bather density as a predominant factor for health effects related to recreational bathing: results from the Greek bathers cohort study
    Panagiotis Papastergiou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical School, University of Thessaly, 22 Papakyriazi Str, Larissa 41222, Greece
    Mar Pollut Bull 62:590-5. 2011
    ..Beach bather numbers should always be taken into account when considering a risk assessment approach...
  34. pmc Pattern of smoking habit among Greek blue and white collar workers
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Thessaly, 6 Lapithon Str, Larissa, 41221 Greece
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:1812-7. 2009
    ..54, with no difference observed by occupation. The above-mentioned findings, if confirmed by further research, are alarming and inconsistent with the prevalent pattern of smoking habits in the West...
  35. pmc Development and assessment of a questionnaire for a descriptive cross-sectional study concerning parents' knowledge, attitudes and practises in antibiotic use in Greece
    Sotiria G Panagakou
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece
    BMC Infect Dis 9:52. 2009
    ..Finally, to note any limitations of the study...
  36. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to noise, and hearing function among electro production workers
    George Rachiotis
    Department of Experimental Physiology, Medical School, Athens University, 75 Mikras Asias Str, Athens, Greece
    Auris Nasus Larynx 33:381-5. 2006
    ..The present study has the aim to investigate the prevalence and the determinants of hearing loss among electro production workers...