C Gauci

Summary

Affiliation: Infection Control Unit
Country: Malta

Publications

  1. pmc Challenges in identifying the methodology to estimate the prevalence of infectious intestinal disease in Malta
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Msida, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 134:393-9. 2006
  2. pmc The magnitude and distribution of infectious intestinal disease in Malta: a population-based study
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1282-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Are children attending child play areas at risk of infectious diseases? What can be done?
    Charmaine Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, 37 39 Rue D Argens, Msida, Malta
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:22-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Sentinel Surveillance: an option for surveillance of infectious intestinal disease
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Malta
    Euro Surveill 12:E13-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint General practitioners role in the notification of communicable diseases - study in Malta
    C Gauci
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate, Msida, Malt
    Euro Surveill 12:E5-6. 2007
  6. pmc Estimating the burden and cost of infectious intestinal disease in the Maltese community
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Msida, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1290-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Kawasaki disease presenting as hepatitis
    V Grech
    St James Hospital, Sliema, Malta
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:303-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint What does the food handler in the home know about salmonellosis and food safety?
    Charmaine Gauci
    Head of Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Msida, Malta
    J R Soc Promot Health 125:136-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international study
    R Sari Kovats
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 49:207-14. 2005

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Publications9

  1. pmc Challenges in identifying the methodology to estimate the prevalence of infectious intestinal disease in Malta
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Msida, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 134:393-9. 2006
    ..This estimate was used in order to assist in sample size calculations for a large-scale community study. It also served to test the survey instrument and methodology and to identify operational problems...
  2. pmc The magnitude and distribution of infectious intestinal disease in Malta: a population-based study
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1282-9. 2007
    ..The mean duration of illness was 6.8 days and a median duration of 3 days. A bimodal seasonal distribution was observed with peaks in June-July and October-November...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are children attending child play areas at risk of infectious diseases? What can be done?
    Charmaine Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, 37 39 Rue D Argens, Msida, Malta
    J R Soc Promot Health 127:22-8. 2007
    ..The prolonged presence of micro-organisms in the environment has already been established. In order to quantify this risk, specific studies are required when carrying out a risk assessment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sentinel Surveillance: an option for surveillance of infectious intestinal disease
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Malta
    Euro Surveill 12:E13-4. 2007
    ..95% concerned IID. For every case reported via the routine passive notification system, seven cases would be picked up by this enhanced sentinel surveillance...
  5. ncbi request reprint General practitioners role in the notification of communicable diseases - study in Malta
    C Gauci
    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate, Msida, Malt
    Euro Surveill 12:E5-6. 2007
    ..001). The survey highlighted also some areas for improvement, including need of feedback especially by direct communication or a newsletter...
  6. pmc Estimating the burden and cost of infectious intestinal disease in the Maltese community
    C Gauci
    Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Msida, Malta
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1290-8. 2007
    ..The burden and cost of IID are high enough to justify efforts to control the illness. Such estimates are important to assess the cost-effectiveness of proposed specific interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Kawasaki disease presenting as hepatitis
    V Grech
    St James Hospital, Sliema, Malta
    Ann Trop Paediatr 27:303-6. 2007
    ..A 3.5-year-old girl presented with acute hepatitis and went on to satisfy the criteria for the diagnosis of KD for which she was treated. There were no cardiac abnormalities or sequelae...
  8. ncbi request reprint What does the food handler in the home know about salmonellosis and food safety?
    Charmaine Gauci
    Head of Disease Surveillance Unit, Department of Public Health, Msida, Malta
    J R Soc Promot Health 125:136-42. 2005
    ..Continuous reinforcement of the messages may be effective in empowering the consumer to foster behaviour change...
  9. ncbi request reprint Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international study
    R Sari Kovats
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 49:207-14. 2005
    ..The main driver of seasonality of campylobacter remains elusive and underscores the need to identify the major serotypes and routes of transmission for this disease...