Maja Socan

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes on pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccination among Slovenian physicians and dentists
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Public Health 23:92-7. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Early detection of influenza like illness through medication sales
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:156-62. 2012
  3. pmc Burden of hospitalizations for pandemic influenza in Slovenia
    Maja Socan
    National Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 52:151-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mandatory case-based reporting system for varicella in the prevaccine era
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cent Eur J Public Health 18:99-103. 2010
  5. pmc Varicella susceptibility and transmission dynamics in Slovenia
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health of Republic of Slovenia, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Public Health 10:360. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in a long-term care facility for severely handicapped residents, Slovenia, March-April 2009
    M Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 15:19577. 2010
  7. doi request reprint High seroprevalence of varicella, measles, mumps, rubella and pertussis antibodies in first-grade medical students
    Maja Socan
    Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:422-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to pertussis toxin in the Slovene population
    Maja Socan
    Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:336-40. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Reactions after pneumococcal vaccine alone or in combination with influenza vaccine
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 22:3087-91. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A prediction model for community-acquired Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia in hospitalized patients
    M Socan
    Center for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, SLO 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Infection 32:204-9. 2004

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Knowledge and attitudes on pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccination among Slovenian physicians and dentists
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Public Health 23:92-7. 2013
    ..The aim of our study was to determine vaccination coverage among Slovenian physicians and dentists and assess their knowledge and attitudes regarding the pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccine...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early detection of influenza like illness through medication sales
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cent Eur J Public Health 20:156-62. 2012
    ..The quantitative information on medication sales proves to be a useful supplementary system, complementing the traditional consultation-oriented surveillance system...
  3. pmc Burden of hospitalizations for pandemic influenza in Slovenia
    Maja Socan
    National Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 52:151-8. 2011
    ..To analyze the 2009/2010 epidemiological data of patients hospitalized for confirmed pandemic influenza in Slovenia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mandatory case-based reporting system for varicella in the prevaccine era
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Cent Eur J Public Health 18:99-103. 2010
    ..On average 74% of hospitalized cases were reported. The mandatory notification system in Slovenia provides enough information to survey age/sex-specific varicella trends in the prevaccine era...
  5. pmc Varicella susceptibility and transmission dynamics in Slovenia
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, National Institute of Public Health of Republic of Slovenia, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Public Health 10:360. 2010
    ..A cross-sectional, age-stratified study was conducted to determine varicella-zoster seroprevalence and force of infection in Slovenia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influenza A(H1N1) outbreak in a long-term care facility for severely handicapped residents, Slovenia, March-April 2009
    M Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 15:19577. 2010
    ..This influenza outbreak demonstrates the need for rapid typing and subtyping of influenza viruses for accurate diagnosis, treatment and chemoprophylaxis in special settings...
  7. doi request reprint High seroprevalence of varicella, measles, mumps, rubella and pertussis antibodies in first-grade medical students
    Maja Socan
    Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:422-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate seropositivity for five vaccine-preventable communicable diseases - varicella, measles, mumps, rubella and pertussis - in a sample of first-grade medical students...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of IgG antibodies to pertussis toxin in the Slovene population
    Maja Socan
    Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:336-40. 2006
    ..In this study, the distribution of IgG antibodies to pertussis toxin (anti-PT IgG) among different age groups in Slovenia was determined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reactions after pneumococcal vaccine alone or in combination with influenza vaccine
    Maja Socan
    Centre for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 22:3087-91. 2004
    ..Local reactions were reported by 358 (41.6%) participants, but they were mild and soon subsided. No serious reactions were reported. pneumococcal and influenza vaccine can be safely administered simultaneously...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prediction model for community-acquired Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia in hospitalized patients
    M Socan
    Center for Communicable Diseases, Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, SLO 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Infection 32:204-9. 2004
    ..The objective of the study was to identify factors that help to predict community-acquired Chlamydia pneumoniae pneumonia in hospitalized patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Polymerase chain reaction for detection of Legionellae DNA in urine samples from patients with community-acquired pneumonia
    M Socan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Folia Microbiol (Praha) 45:469-72. 2000
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  12. doi request reprint Seroprevalence study of antibodies against influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus after the second pandemic wave in Slovenia
    Vesna Subelj
    Laboratory of Virology, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 124:177-80. 2012
    ..The post-pandemic serological response to the influenza A(H1N1) 2009 virus in non-vaccinated individuals from the central part of Slovenia was studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Microbial aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalised patients
    M Socan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 18:777-82. 1999
    ..Acute viral pneumonia without any other identified pathogen was diagnosed in 28 patients. Streptococcus pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae were the most frequently identified microorganisms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outbreak of Q fever among a group of high school students in Slovenia, March-April 2007
    E Grilc
    Communicable Disease Centre, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 12:E070719.1. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint Neurological symptoms in patients whose cerebrospinal fluid is culture- and/or polymerase chain reaction-positive for Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    M Socan
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Infect Dis 32:E31-5. 2001
    ..M. pneumoniae was detected, by means of PCR, in the CSF of 4 patients with negative culture results. Two had epileptic seizures, 1 had blurred vision as a consequence of edema of the optic disk, and 1 had peripheral nerve neuropathy...
  16. ncbi request reprint A case of Vibrio cholerae non-O1, non-O139 septicaemia in Slovenia, imported from Tunisia, July 2005
    Iztok Strumbelj
    Regional Institute of Public Health Murska Sobota, Murska Sobota, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 10:E051020.6. 2005