Nuria Torner

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Primary health care professionals attitudes towards influenza immunzation in Catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Departamento de Salud, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, España CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Instituto Carlos III, Madrid, España Departamento de Salud Pública, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Aten Primaria 48:192-9. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical measures in preventing pediatric influenza: a case-control study
    Nuria Torner
    Public Health Agency of Catalonia, Cr Roc Boronat 81 95, 08005, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 15:543. 2015
  3. pmc Factors associated to duration of hepatitis a outbreaks: implications for control
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health Generalitat of Catalonia Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e31339. 2012
  4. pmc Th1 and Th17 hypercytokinemia as early host response signature in severe pandemic influenza
    Jesus F Bermejo-Martin
    National Centre of Influenza, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
    Crit Care 13:R201. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Hepatitis A outbreaks: the effect of a mass vaccination programme
    N Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Catalonia
    J Viral Hepat 18:e1-4. 2011
  6. pmc Auditing the management of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks: the need for a tool
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e15699. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in sentinel influenza confirmed incidence rates and clinical presentation of influenza virus: 2008-09 seasonal vs 2009-10 pandemic influenza
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia and Influenza sentinel surveillance network of Catalonia PIDIRAC
    Hum Vaccin 7:230-3. 2011
  8. doi request reprint [Influenza (H1N1) 2009 outbreaks in educational settings. Catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Departamento de Salud, Generalitat de Cataluña, Lleida
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:97-103. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and epidemiological study of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks in catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:659-67. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A outbreaks in the vaccination era in Catalonia, Spain
    Ana Martinez
    Directorate of Public Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Spain
    Hum Vaccin 7:205-10. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint [Primary health care professionals attitudes towards influenza immunzation in Catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Departamento de Salud, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, España CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Instituto Carlos III, Madrid, España Departamento de Salud Pública, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, España Electronic address
    Aten Primaria 48:192-9. 2016
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between the knowledge and attitudes of primary care health personnel in Catalonia as regards influenza vaccine and the factors related to the uptake of this vaccine...
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical measures in preventing pediatric influenza: a case-control study
    Nuria Torner
    Public Health Agency of Catalonia, Cr Roc Boronat 81 95, 08005, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 15:543. 2015
    ..Hygiene behavior plays a relevant role in infectious disease transmission. The aim of this study was to evaluate non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) in preventing pediatric influenza infections...
  3. pmc Factors associated to duration of hepatitis a outbreaks: implications for control
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health Generalitat of Catalonia Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e31339. 2012
    ..Timely reporting HA outbreaks was associated with outbreak duration. Making confirmed HA infections statutory reportable for clinical laboratories could diminish outbreak duration...
  4. pmc Th1 and Th17 hypercytokinemia as early host response signature in severe pandemic influenza
    Jesus F Bermejo-Martin
    National Centre of Influenza, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain
    Crit Care 13:R201. 2009
    ..We utilize here systemic cytokine and antibody levels in evaluating differences in early immune response in both mild and severe patients infected with nvH1N1...
  5. doi request reprint Hepatitis A outbreaks: the effect of a mass vaccination programme
    N Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Catalonia
    J Viral Hepat 18:e1-4. 2011
    ..14-0.77). Hepatitis A vaccination has made an important impact on burden and characteristics of outbreaks and could provide greater benefits to the community if the vaccine was administrated to children during their first years of life...
  6. pmc Auditing the management of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks: the need for a tool
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e15699. 2011
    ..04). Improving availability of updated guidelines, enhancing timely reporting and adequate recording of control procedures taken is needed to allow for management assessment and improvement...
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in sentinel influenza confirmed incidence rates and clinical presentation of influenza virus: 2008-09 seasonal vs 2009-10 pandemic influenza
    Nuria Torner
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia and Influenza sentinel surveillance network of Catalonia PIDIRAC
    Hum Vaccin 7:230-3. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint [Influenza (H1N1) 2009 outbreaks in educational settings. Catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Departamento de Salud, Generalitat de Cataluña, Lleida
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:97-103. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Clinical and epidemiological study of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks in catalonia]
    Nuria Torner
    Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:659-67. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis A outbreaks in the vaccination era in Catalonia, Spain
    Ana Martinez
    Directorate of Public Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Spain
    Hum Vaccin 7:205-10. 2011
    ..The estimated proportion of cases associated with outbreaks that would theoretically have been prevented with the vaccination program suggests that substantial benefits have been obtained in Catalonia in people aged less than 25 years...
  11. doi request reprint Acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in Catalonia, Spain: norovirus versus Salmonella
    Nuria Torner
    CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:567-73. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology of norovirus (NV) and Salmonella gastroenteritis outbreaks in Catalonia between 15 October 2004 and 30 October 2005...
  12. doi request reprint Aetiology and epidemiology of viral gastroenteritis outbreaks in Catalonia (Spain) in 2004-2005
    Angela Dominguez
    Department of Public Health, University of Barcelona, and L Hospitalet del Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Virol 43:126-31. 2008
    ..Acute infectious gastroenteritis causes substantial morbidity and economic loss...
  13. pmc Epidemiology of foodborne norovirus outbreaks in Catalonia, Spain
    Ana Martinez
    Department of Health, Autonomous Government of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 8:47. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse the size and epidemiological characteristics of foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in Catalonia, a region in the northeast of Spain...
  14. doi request reprint [Surveillance of the pandemic influenza (H1N1) 2009 in Catalonia: results and implications]
    Pere Godoy
    Departamento de Salud, Generalidad de Cataluña, C Alcalde Rovira Roure 2, Lleida
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:37-45. 2011
    ..Pandemics require an assessment of its severity. The objective was to determine the characteristics of pandemic influenza in Catalonia...
  15. doi request reprint Impact of the Legionella urinary antigen test on epidemiological trends in community outbreaks of legionellosis in Catalonia, Spain, 1990-2004
    Josep Alvarez
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 13:e365-70. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Mumps vaccine effectiveness in highly immunized populations
    Angela Dominguez
    Department of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Casanova 143, 08036, Barcelona, Spain
    Vaccine 28:3567-70. 2010
    ..Estimated VE was 85.4% (95%CI: 67.3-93.4) for 1MMR and 88.5% (95%CI: 78.1-93.9) for 2MMR. High 2MMR coverage, improved confirmation techniques and further VE studies with all confirmed cases are needed to prevent further outbreaks...
  17. pmc Knowledge of and attitudes to influenza vaccination in healthy primary healthcare workers in Spain, 2011-2012
    Angela Dominguez
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e81200. 2013
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-preventable mumps outbreaks in schoolchildren in Catalonia
    Neus Cardeñosa
    Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:671-4. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of varicella zoster virus infection in child and adult population of Catalonia (Spain)
    Lluis Salleras
    Department of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Microbiol Immunol 197:329-33. 2008
    ..Vaccination with two doses of vaccine for all adolescents and adults < or = 50 years who report not having suffered the disease during childhood should be considered...
  20. pmc Influenza vaccination of primary healthcare physicians may be associated with vaccination in their patients: a vaccination coverage study
    Pere Godoy
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Cataluña, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Fam Pract 16:44. 2015
    ..To assess the contribution of physician-related factors, especially their influenza vaccine status, in the vaccination coverage of their patients...
  21. doi request reprint Economic costs of outbreaks of acute viral gastroenteritis due to norovirus in Catalonia (Spain), 2010-2011
    Encarna Navas
    Public Health Agency of Catalonia, Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 15:999. 2015
    ..To determine the direct and indirect costs of outbreaks of acute viral gastroenteritis (AVG) due to norovirus in closed institutions (hospitals, social health centers or nursing homes) and the community in Catalonia in 2010-11...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The viral gastroenteritis: a public health problem]
    Angela Dominguez
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 83:679-87. 2009
    ..Sapovirus outbreaks due to person-to-person and foodborne transmission affecting both children and adults have recently been reported in countries such as Canada and Japan...
  23. ncbi request reprint Foodborne Salmonella-caused outbreaks in Catalonia (Spain), 1990 to 2003
    Angela Dominguez
    Department of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Directorate of Public Health, Tray de les Corts 131 159, 08028, Barcelona, Spain
    J Food Prot 70:209-13. 2007
    ....
  24. doi request reprint [Risk factors of influenza (H1N1) 2009 hospitalization and effectiveness of pharmaceutical and nonpharmaceutical interventions in its prevention: a case-control study]
    Angela Dominguez
    CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Departamento de Salud Publica, Universidad de Barcelona, C Casanova 143, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:3-15. 2011
    ..Data cleansing and the recovery of variables is now underway. The involvement of the Public Health Directorate has been instrumental in adapting the project to the evolution of the pandemic...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rubella elimination programme strengthened through measles elimination programme in Catalonia
    Angela Dominguez
    Direccio General de Salut Publica Health, Department of Health, Generalitat of Catalonia, Spain
    Vaccine 24:1433-7. 2006
    ..The small number and imported nature of the cases of rubella and the detection of the majority of the confirmed cases through the measles elimination programme, strongly suggests that both programmes should continue...
  26. doi request reprint Low Seroprevalence of West Nile Virus in Blood Donors from Catalonia, Spain
    Maria Piron
    1 Transfusion Safety Laboratory, Catalonian Blood and Tissue Bank BST, Barcelona, Spain
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 15:782-4. 2015
    ..The low seroprevalence detected may serve as reference baseline data for monitoring WNV activity in our region in future years. ..
  27. pmc Evaluation of a new, rapid, simple test for the detection of influenza virus
    Juan Carlos Hurtado
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, Hospital Clinic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Infect Dis 15:44. 2015
    ..We prospectively tested the accuracy of a simple and rapid diagnostic method...
  28. doi request reprint Lack of herd immunity against measles in individuals aged <35 years could explain re-emergence of measles in Catalonia (Spain)
    Pedro Plans
    Public Health Agency of Catalonia, Department of Health of Catalonia, Bac de Roda 83 85, 08005 Barcelona, Spain CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    Int J Infect Dis 18:81-3. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the association between lack of herd immunity in some population groups and the re-emergence of measles in Catalonia in 2006...