Olgica Djurković-Djaković

Summary

Affiliation: University of Belgrade
Country: Serbia and Montenegro

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Imported malaria in Belgrade, Serbia, between 2001 and 2009
    Zorica Dakić
    Laboratory for Parasitologie, Service of Microbiology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:15-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Toxoplasmosis and immunosuppression]
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute of Medical Research, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 126:197-203. 1998
  3. pmc Synergistic effect of clindamycin and atovaquone in acute murine toxoplasmosis
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:2240-4. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of atovaquone combined with clindamycin against murine infection with a cystogenic (Me49) strain of Toxoplasma gondii
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 50:981-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of atovaquone and pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate in the treatment of acute murine toxoplasmosis
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Chemotherapy 50:155-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Stage conversion of Toxoplasma gondii RH parasites in mice by treatment with atovaquone and pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, Dr Subotica 4, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Microbes Infect 7:49-54. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Serum beta2-microglobulin as a marker of congenital toxoplasmosis and cytomegalovirus infection in preterm neonates
    J Nesovic-Ostojic
    Institute for Pathophysiology, University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neonatology 94:183-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint A human origin type II strain of Toxoplasma gondii causing severe encephalitis in mice
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Department of Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 4, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Microbes Infect 8:2206-12. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Kinetics of parasite burdens in blood and tissues during murine toxoplasmosis
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Centre of Excellence in Biomedicine, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Exp Parasitol 131:372-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Kinetics of Toxoplasma infection in the Balkans
    Branko Bobic
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Belgrade University Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Serbia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:2-6. 2011

Collaborators

  • Aleksandra Nikolic
  • Branko Bobic
  • Daniel Ajzenberg
  • Helene Yera
  • F Robert-Gangneux
  • L David Sibley
  • Jean Dupouy-Camet
  • Ivana Klun
  • Vladimir Ivovic
  • Marija Vujanic
  • Djordje Jevtovic
  • Tijana Stajner
  • Zorica Dakić
  • Tijana Zivkovic
  • Ivan Milovanovic
  • J Nesovic-Ostojic
  • Sonja Zerjav
  • Ivana Dunić
  • Jelica Grujić
  • Zorica Vasiljevic
  • Goran Ristic
  • Marija Markovic
  • Dragan Micic
  • Dragana Vujic
  • Srdjan Pasic
  • Milorad Pavlovic
  • Irena Ofori-Belić
  • Branko Milosević
  • Lidija Lavadinovic
  • Goran Stevanović
  • Mijomir Pelemis
  • Milena Kataranovski
  • Isabelle Villena
  • Jasmina Poluga
  • Siniša Bradonjić
  • Dragan Kataranovski
  • Alexander M Trbovich
  • Dubravka Salemovic
  • Ivana Pesić-Pavlović
  • Branko Brmbolic
  • Jovan Ranin
  • M Vujanic
  • I Klun
  • A Trbovich
  • Sofija Katić-Radivojević
  • Sonja Vesic

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Imported malaria in Belgrade, Serbia, between 2001 and 2009
    Zorica Dakić
    Laboratory for Parasitologie, Service of Microbiology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:15-9. 2011
    ..Inadequate sensitivity of conventional diagnostic methods, illustrated by the cases of submicroscopic malaria, requires introduction of molecular diagnosis in routine practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Toxoplasmosis and immunosuppression]
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute of Medical Research, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 126:197-203. 1998
    ....
  3. pmc Synergistic effect of clindamycin and atovaquone in acute murine toxoplasmosis
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:2240-4. 1999
    ..gondii. Furthermore, the dose of ATO at a given dose of CLI was shown to be critical to the effect. Moreover, the absence of residual infection in some survivors shows the potential of this drug combination to eliminate the parasite...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of atovaquone combined with clindamycin against murine infection with a cystogenic (Me49) strain of Toxoplasma gondii
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, PO Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Antimicrob Chemother 50:981-7. 2002
    ..The results warrant clinical evaluation of the combination of ATO and CLI in the treatment of toxoplasmosis in both immunocompetent and, more importantly, immunosuppressed patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of atovaquone and pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate in the treatment of acute murine toxoplasmosis
    O Djurkovic-Djakovic
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Chemotherapy 50:155-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Stage conversion of Toxoplasma gondii RH parasites in mice by treatment with atovaquone and pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, Dr Subotica 4, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Microbes Infect 7:49-54. 2005
    ..In conclusion, early treatment of mice infected with T. gondii RH tachyzoites with ATO and PDTC induces conversion into tissue cysts, thus providing a new model for studying the mechanism(s) of T. gondii stage conversion...
  7. doi request reprint Serum beta2-microglobulin as a marker of congenital toxoplasmosis and cytomegalovirus infection in preterm neonates
    J Nesovic-Ostojic
    Institute for Pathophysiology, University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Neonatology 94:183-6. 2008
    ..Fetal serum beta(2)-microglobulin (beta(2)M) has been reported as a reliable indicator of fetal infectious diseases...
  8. ncbi request reprint A human origin type II strain of Toxoplasma gondii causing severe encephalitis in mice
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    Department of Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Dr Subotica 4, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Microbes Infect 8:2206-12. 2006
    ..gondii has type II genotypic and immunologic characteristics, but unlike other type II strains of human origin, induces severe encephalitis, making it an alternative to the sheep-derived ME49 strain for experimental models of infection...
  9. doi request reprint Kinetics of parasite burdens in blood and tissues during murine toxoplasmosis
    Olgica Djurković-Djaković
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Centre of Excellence in Biomedicine, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Exp Parasitol 131:372-6. 2012
    ..These data are important to better understand the pathogenesis of toxoplasmosis, and also as baseline data for the experimental evaluation of novel chemotherapeutics...
  10. doi request reprint Kinetics of Toxoplasma infection in the Balkans
    Branko Bobic
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Belgrade University Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Serbia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:2-6. 2011
    ..The kinetics of Toxoplasma infection in the Balkans were reviewed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional survey on Toxoplasma gondii infection in cattle, sheep and pigs in Serbia: seroprevalence and risk factors
    Ivana Klun
    Laboratory for Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, Dr Subotica 4, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Vet Parasitol 135:121-31. 2006
    ..gondii seroprevalence in meat animals in Serbia, the results of this study show the main risk factors associated with infection, thereby pointing to the type of preventive measures to reduce T. gondii infection...
  12. doi request reprint Toxoplasmosis in naturally infected rodents in Belgrade, Serbia
    Marija Vujanic
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Serbian Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:1209-11. 2011
    ..3%) animals, including all 3 with morphologically recognized cysts. Being a link in the chain of Toxoplasma infection, the existence of urban rodent reservoirs of infection represents a public health risk...
  13. doi request reprint Comparative evaluation of three commercial Toxoplasma-specific IgG antibody avidity tests and significance in different clinical settings
    Branko Bobic
    Serbian Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Med Microbiol 58:358-64. 2009
    ..The EUROIMMUN test may be an acceptable alternative in resource-limited settings, but should be used prudently...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of spiramycin in murine models of acute and chronic toxoplasmosis
    Jelica Grujić
    Toxoplasmosis Research Laboratory, Institute for Medical Research, P O Box 102, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 25:226-30. 2005
    ..i. Although a favourable effect on chronic infection may be specific for mice, these data merit investigation, since they may have clinical ramifications...
  15. doi request reprint Seasonal variations in human Toxoplasma infection in Serbia
    Branko Bobic
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Serbian Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 10:465-9. 2010
    ..Seasonal variations in the occurrence of toxoplasmosis have been studied only sporadically. We thus examined the seasonal distribution of acute toxoplasmosis in Serbia during a 4-year period (2004-2008)...
  16. pmc Atypical strain of Toxoplasma gondii causing fatal reactivation after hematopoietic stem cell transplantion in a patient with an underlying immunological deficiency
    Tijana Stajner
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Center for Parasitic Zoonoses, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2686-90. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint [Identification of risk factors for infection with Toxoplasma gondii in Serbia as a basis of a program for prevention of congenital toxoplasmosis]
    Branko Bobic
    Laboratory for Medical Parasitology, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 131:162-7. 2003
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Adverse fetal outcome in the absence of timely prenatal diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis
    Tijana Zivkovic
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, University of Belgrade, Institute for Medical Research, Belgrade, Serbia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:43-6. 2011
    ..Toxoplasma gondii infection acquired during pregnancy may lead to transplacental transmission and jeopardize the course and outcome of pregnancy, leading to life-threatening disease in the fetus and the newborn...
  19. pmc Toxoplasma gondii infection in slaughter pigs in Serbia: seroprevalence and demonstration of parasites in blood
    Ivana Klun
    National Reference Laboratory for Toxoplasmosis, Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, University of Belgrade Institute for Medical Research, Dr, Subotića 4, 11129 Belgrade, Serbia
    Vet Res 42:17. 2011
    ..This is the first report on parasitaemia in naturally infected swine...
  20. doi request reprint Echinococcosis in serbia: an issue for the 21st century?
    Branko Bobic
    Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 9:967-73. 2012
    ..However, there is gross underreporting. Public health authorities should actively work to increase reporting, as only valid reported data provide an accurate basis for future control plans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Toxoplasma gondii infection induces lipid metabolism alterations in the murine host
    Ivan Milovanovic
    Institute of Pathophysiology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 104:175-8. 2009
    ..1-17 micromol/L, with a mean of 2.43 +/- 4.14 micromol/L. Serum adiponectin levels remained similar between infected and control mice throughout the experiment...
  22. doi request reprint High prevalence of intestinal zoonotic parasites in dogs from Belgrade, Serbia--short communication
    Aleksandra Nikolic
    Centre for Parasitic Zoonoses, Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Acta Vet Hung 56:335-40. 2008
    ..Thus, veterinarians should play an important role in helping to prevent or minimise zoonotic transmission...
  23. pmc The prognosis of late presenters in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy in serbia
    Djordje Jevtovic
    Institute for Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Belgrade School of Medicine, Belgrade, Serbia
    Open Virol J 3:84-8. 2009
    ..We conclude that late presenters on HAART may have a good prognosis, a prerequisite for which is sustained undetectable viremia regardless of the immune recovery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster as an immune restoration disease in AIDS patients during therapy including protease inhibitors
    Ivana Dunić
    Institute of Dermatovenereology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Belgrade
    Int J STD AIDS 16:475-8. 2005
    ..HZ during HAART is an immunopathological consequence of the improvement of the host immuneresponse, correlating with the beginning of immune restoration...