Irena Klavs

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The burden of genital warts in Slovenia: results from a national probability sample survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Healthcare Associated Infections Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 13:pii: 19032. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Disproportionate and increasing burden of HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Slovenia: surveillance data for 1999-2008
    I Klavs
    AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Healthcare Associated Infections Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of testing for Chlamydia trachomatis in a general population sexual behaviour survey in Slovenia
    I Klavs
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J STD AIDS 13:5-8. 2002
  4. pmc Sexual behaviour and HIV/sexually transmitted infection risk behaviours in the general population of Slovenia, a low HIV prevalence country in central Europe
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:132-8. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision in Slovenia: results from a national probability sample survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:49-50. 2008
  6. pmc Factors associated with early sexual debut in Slovenia: results of a general population survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 82:478-83. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased condom use at sexual debut in the general population of Slovenia and association with subsequent condom use
    Irena Klavs
    AIDS STD HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    AIDS 19:1215-23. 2005
  8. pmc Prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the general population of Slovenia: serious gaps in control
    I Klavs
    AIDS STD Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 80:121-3. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Unlinked anonymous monitoring of human immunodeficiency virus prevalence in high- and low-risk groups in Slovenia, 1993-2002
    Irena Klavs
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 44:545-9. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalance of and risk factors for hospital-acquired infections in Slovenia-results of the first national survey, 2001
    I Klavs
    Irena Klavs, IPHRS, Trubarjeva 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Hosp Infect 54:149-57. 2003

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint The burden of genital warts in Slovenia: results from a national probability sample survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Healthcare Associated Infections Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 13:pii: 19032. 2008
    ..Our findings will inform the Slovenian vaccination policy against human papillomaviruses (HPV) and contribute to a better understanding of the differences between European countries regarding the burden of genital warts...
  2. ncbi request reprint Disproportionate and increasing burden of HIV infection among men who have sex with men in Slovenia: surveillance data for 1999-2008
    I Klavs
    AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Healthcare Associated Infections Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
    ..Promotion of safer sexual behaviour and HIV testing among MSM as well as positive prevention among MSM with diagnosed HIV infection are urgently needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of testing for Chlamydia trachomatis in a general population sexual behaviour survey in Slovenia
    I Klavs
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J STD AIDS 13:5-8. 2002
    ..It proved feasible to collect FVU specimens for C. trachomatis testing in the small sub-sample. Consequently, we proceeded with integration of testing for C. trachomatis into the ongoing main survey...
  4. pmc Sexual behaviour and HIV/sexually transmitted infection risk behaviours in the general population of Slovenia, a low HIV prevalence country in central Europe
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 85:132-8. 2009
    ..To describe sexual and HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk behaviours in Slovenia...
  5. ncbi request reprint Male circumcision in Slovenia: results from a national probability sample survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 84:49-50. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of male circumcision and to explore its association with demographic characteristics and self-reported sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnosis in Slovenia...
  6. pmc Factors associated with early sexual debut in Slovenia: results of a general population survey
    I Klavs
    AIDS STI HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 82:478-83. 2006
    ..To investigate time trends in age at first heterosexual intercourse (FHI) and associated factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Increased condom use at sexual debut in the general population of Slovenia and association with subsequent condom use
    Irena Klavs
    AIDS STD HAI Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    AIDS 19:1215-23. 2005
    ..To describe the extent of condom use at first heterosexual intercourse (FHI) in the general population of Slovenia, identify associated factors and assess the association with subsequent use...
  8. pmc Prevalence of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the general population of Slovenia: serious gaps in control
    I Klavs
    AIDS STD Unit, Communicable Diseases Department, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Sex Transm Infect 80:121-3. 2004
    ..One of the objectives of the first national survey of sexual lifestyles, attitudes, and health in Slovenia was to estimate the prevalence of and risk factors for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Slovenian adults aged 18-49 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unlinked anonymous monitoring of human immunodeficiency virus prevalence in high- and low-risk groups in Slovenia, 1993-2002
    Irena Klavs
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 44:545-9. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalance of and risk factors for hospital-acquired infections in Slovenia-results of the first national survey, 2001
    I Klavs
    Irena Klavs, IPHRS, Trubarjeva 2, 1000, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Hosp Infect 54:149-57. 2003
    ..7; 95% CI 1.2-2.4), urinary catheter (adjuster OR 2.4; 95% CI 1.6-3.4), and hospitalization in ICUs (adjusted OR 2.5; 95% CI 1.4-4.3). The results provide the first national estimates for Slovenia...
  11. doi request reprint Pre-vaccination prevalence and distribution of high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) types in Slovenian women: a cervical cancer screening based study
    Veronika Ucakar
    National Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 30:116-20. 2012
    ..Our results provide baseline data for monitoring the impact of Slovenian HPV vaccination program and development of future cervical cancer screening strategies in cohorts eligible for free HPV vaccination...
  12. pmc Low coverage and predictors of vaccination uptake against tick-borne encephalitis in Slovenia
    Marta Grgic-Vitek
    National Institute of Public Health of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Eur J Public Health 22:182-6. 2012
    ..Our aim was to obtain the first national estimate of self-reported uptake of vaccination against TBE in a probability sample of the general population aged ≥15 years and identify predictors of self-paid vaccination uptake...
  13. doi request reprint High burden of tick-borne encephalitis in Slovenia--challenge for vaccination policy
    Marta Grgic-Vitek
    National Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 29:5178-83. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Pre-vaccination seroprevalence of 15 human papillomavirus (HPV) types among women in the population-based Slovenian cervical screening program
    Veronika Ucakar
    Department of Communicable Diseases and Environmental Threats, National Institute of Public Health, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 31:4935-9. 2013
    ..To estimate seroprevalence of 11 high-risk (hr) HPV types and four low-risk (lr) HPV types among 20-64 years old Slovenian women participating in the population-based cervical cancer screening program...
  15. doi request reprint Re-emergence of pertussis in Slovenia: time to change immunization policy
    Marta Grgic-Vitek
    Communicable Diseases Centre, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 26:1874-8. 2008
    ..A booster dose at school entrance or latest at 8 years of age should be introduced to decrease the transmission of disease among school children and to further reduce the burden of disease among infants...
  16. doi request reprint Pre-vaccination prevalence of infections with 25 non-high-risk human papillomavirus types among 1,000 Slovenian women in cervical cancer screening
    Veronika Ucakar
    National Institute of Public Health, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Med Virol 86:1772-9. 2014
    ..J. Med. Virol. 86: 1772-1779, 2014. © 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. ..
  17. doi request reprint Adverse events following school-based vaccination of girls with quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine in Slovenia, 2009 to 2013
    Maja Subelj
    National Institute of Public Health, Centre for Communicable Diseases, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Euro Surveill 21:. 2016
    ..Further AEFI surveillance is warranted to provide data for HPV vaccination programme monitoring and evaluation of its safety. ..
  18. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for self-reported sexually transmitted infections in Slovenia in 2000
    Marta Grgic-Vitek
    Immunization Program Unit, Communicable Diseases Center, Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 47:722-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence of self-reported sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and examine the associations between self-reported STIs and sociodemographic and behavioral factors among sexually active Slovenians aged 18-49 years...
  19. pmc Comparison of clinical and analytical performance of the Abbott Realtime High Risk HPV test to the performance of hybrid capture 2 in population-based cervical cancer screening
    Mario Poljak
    Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana Zaloška 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Microbiol 49:1721-9. 2011
    ..RealTime can be considered to be a reliable and robust HPV assay clinically comparable to hc2 for the detection of CIN2+ lesions in a population-based cervical cancer screening setting...
  20. doi request reprint Tick-borne encephalitis after vaccination: vaccine failure or misdiagnosis
    Marta Grgic-Vitek
    Communicable Diseases Centre, National Institute of Public Health of Slovenia, Trubarjeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vaccine 28:7396-400. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Eighty years of the Slovenian Institute of Public Health: challenges for the future
    Irena Klavs
    Institute of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 44:511-9. 2003
    ..The IPHRS, given the geographic position and recent history, can act as an intermediate between the public health networks in EU and other countries in the sub-region...