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BEZIRTZOGLOU Eugenia,MD,PhD

Professor in Microbiology

Democritus University of Thrace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name:                                    BEZIRTZOGLOU Eugenia

Date of birth and place:      22/05/1957, Athens (Greece)

Nationality:                             Greek and French

Marital Status:                       2 children

Address:                                2 Fleming St, 16345-Ano Ilioupolis, Greece

 

Email                                   empezirt@agro.duth.gr, empezirt@yahoo.gr

 

Languages:

            - French

            - Greek

            - English

            - German

 

 

 

Diploma obtained:

-      Graduated in Biochemistry (Licence de Biochimie) (Lille, France, 1980).

-      Medical Degree (Greece, 1991).

-      Master in Biochemistry (Maitrise de Biochimie) (Lille, France, 1981).

-      Master of Parasitology in Human Biology (Maitrise de Parasitologie en Biologie Humaine) (Lille, France, 1982).

-      Master of Hematology in Human Biology (Maitrise d'Hematologie en Biologie Humaine) (Lille, France, 1982).

-      Post-university studies (D.E.A. = Diplome d'etudes approfondies) in Microbiology of Paris-Sud University, 1981.

-      Ph.D. (Doctorat) in Microbiology of Paris-Sud University, 1985.

-      Certificate of "General Pathology" (Medical School, Lille, France, 1982).

-      Specialization of "Clinical Chemistry" (Greece KESSY, 1988).

-      Habilitation in Microbiology of Paris-Sud University, 1994.

-      Medical specialization in Microbiology (Biopathology) (Athens, Greece, 1996).

 

 

EXPERIENCE IN THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF CURRICULA IN MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SCIENCES

 

• Member of a Committee for proposals for organization of the new Medical School of Larissa University (1987)

 

       • First teaching personnel in Microbiology, Medical School, Creta University, 1986-1988. (Establishment of the Microbiology Laboratory for students practice).

 

       • Transition action of the Medical School of Ioannina to the new University building (1990).

        • Establishing the laboratory of Microbiology in the new University Hospital of Ioannina (1990). Responsible of the laboratory of measurement of Antibiotics levels.

 

        • Professor of Microbiology at Democritus University of Thrace (2003-today)

       - Director of the new Laboratory of Microbiology, Biotechnology, Hygiene

       - Director of the new Laboratory of Chemistry and Biochemistry

       - Director of the new Laboratory of Food Processing

 

       • Member of the Ethics and Deontology Committee of Democritus University of Thrace, (2006 established -today)

 

 

Member of Scientific Societies:

-      ASM (American Society of Microbiology).

-      Anaerobe Discussion Group (UK).

-      SOMED (International Society of Microbial Ecology and Disease) (USA).

-      S.F.M. (Société Française de Microbiologie).

-      Society of Anaerobic Bacteriology (USA).

-      Greek Society of Microbiology.

-      Greek Society of Clinical Microbiology and Diagnosis

-      Greek Society of Chemistry.

-      Greek Society of Clinical Chemistry.

-      Greek Medical Association.

-      ERVIPE (Greek Society for Research and Biology of the Intestinal System).

-      Greek Society for Water Research

-      Association des Membres de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (France) (AMOPA)

 

 

Member of Board of Scientific Societies:

-      Founding member and Secretary ERVIPE (Greek Society for Research and Biology of the Intestinal System), 2000-today

-      Councillor International Society of Microbial Ecology and Disease (SOMED, USA), 1994-1997

-      Treasurer Society for Microbial Ecology and Disease (SOMED, USA), 2006-today

-      Member of the Board Greek Society for Water Research

-      Treasurer AMOPA (Association de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques), 2008-today

-      Councillor International Gnotobiotic Society

 

Awards for education:

-      Award of French government, 1982.

-      Award of French government, 1983.

-      Award Dobry-Baratz (Paris-Sud University, Orsay, France), 1983.

-      Award of the Greek Ministry of Education for education in brucellosis at Czechoslovakia (Brno), 1988.

-      Award NATO (Advanced Fellowship), 1999.

 

 

POSITIONS:

 

-    Visiting Assistant Professor in the Medical School of the University of Crete, Greece (1986-1988).

 

-    Ass. Professor of Microbiology, Medical School of Ioannina University (1988-2003).

 

- Professor in Microbiology, School of Agricultural Development, Democritus University of Thrace, Dept of Food Science and Technology (2003-today).

 

- Chairman of the Department of Food Science and Technology, Democritus University of Thrace (2003-today).

 

-    Director of the Laboratory of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Hygiene (2003-today).

 

-    Director of the Laboratory of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods (2003-today)

 

-    Director of the Laboratory of Food Processing (2003-today)

 

 

Teaching experience:

 

GRADUATE UNIVERSITY LEVEL

 

n Teaching of «General Microbiology», University of Crete, Medical School, (1986-1988).

n Teaching of «Systematic Bacteriology, Mycology, Virology», University of Crete, Medical School, (1986-1988).

n Teaching of practical courses in Microbiology, University of Crete, Medical School, (1986-1988).

n Teaching of «Environmental Microbiology» and «Food Microbiology», Medical School of Athens, (1987).

n Teaching of chapters in «General Parasitology» in Public Health School of Athens, (1987).

n Teaching of «General Microbiology» in Medical School of Ioannina, Greece, (1988-2003).

n Teaching of «Systematic Bacteriology, Mycology and Virology» in Medical School of Ioannina, Greece, (1988-2003).

n Teaching of practical courses of «General Microbiology» in Medical School of Ioannina, Greece, (1988-2003).

n Teaching of practical courses of «Systematic Microbiology» in Medical School of Ioannina, Greece, (1988-2003).

n Teaching of «Human Microbial Ecology» in Medical School of Ioannina, Greece, (1992-2003).

n Teaching of practical courses of «General Microbiology» at the Dept of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Development Faculty,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, (2003-today).

n Teaching of courses of «General Microbiology» at the Dept of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Development Faculty,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, (2003-today).

n Teaching of practical courses of «Food Microbiology» at the Dept of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Development Faculty,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, (2003-today).

n Teaching of practical courses of «Food Microbiology» at the Dept of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Development Faculty,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, (2003-today).

n Teaching of  courses of «Industrial Hygiene» at the Dept of Food Science and Technology, Agricultural Development Faculty,Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, (2003-today).

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MASTER LEVEL

 

n Teaching of «General Microbiology» for the Master of Biochemistry, University of Ioannina, School of Chemistry, (1998-2003).

n Teaching of specialized seminars for physicians preparing a speciality degree or a doctorate, University of Ioannina, Medical School, Greece.

n Teaching in interdisciplinary courses of «Food Microbiology and Food borne diseases», in English, for the Master of Food Biotechnology (University of Ulster, U.K., University of Patras, Greece and University of Ioannina, Greece) (1999-today).

n Teaching and lecturing of specialized seminars for physicians in different microbiological topics for the Greek Society of Microbiology (Anaerobic bacteria diagnosis, rapid diagnosis of anaerobic infections, nematelminthes e.t.c.).

n Teaching and lecturing in the Seminar «Update in Clinical Diagnosis of Infectious Disease» organized in Cantacuzzino Institute under responsability of the Berkeley University, California, U.S.A., (April 1998, June 1999).

n Lecturing in different microbiological subjects as supervisor of Ph.D. students, University of Ioannina, Medical School, Greece, (1988-2003).

n Teaching of the Chapter Intestinal flora and its alterations” for the Master of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Harokopeion University, Athens, Greece, 2001-today.

n Teaching of the Chapters Probiotics”, The microbe-host relationship”, “Epidemiology” for the Master of Environment, Harokopeion University, Athens, Greece, 2004-today.

n Teaching of Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Microbiological Controls for the Masters of the Pharmacy School of Athens University (Microbiologie Générale,   Microbiologie Industrielle, Microbiologie de l’Environnement, Microbiologie des produits pharmaceutiques et cosmétiques, Hygiène pharmaceutique), 2005-today.

n Teaching of “Hygiene and safety controls in dairy industry” for the Master of Hygiene and Safety of Democritus University of Thrace, 2006-today.

n Teaching of Microbial Ecology” for the Master Sustainable Development in Agriculture, Democritus University of Thrace, 2008-today.

n Teaching of the Chapters Probiotics and intestinal flora” for the Master of Applied Public Health and Environment, Medical School, Thessalia University, 2008.

n Teaching of the Chapters Bacterial metabolism” and Pathogenetical mechanism of infectious diseases” for the Master of Dentistry School of Athens University, 2008-today.

 

OTHER TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

 

n General Chemical State Laboratory: Educational Seminars dispensed in Microbiology to educate Directors, Chiefs of Departments and personnel (2005 -2010).

 

 

 

Invited speaker in seminars and round tables:

 

1986   University of Larissa, Faculty of Medecine

Proposal for the organisation of the new Medical School in Larissa.

 

1988   University of Thessaloniki, Veterinary School

Rapid Diagnosis of Anaerobic Infections.

 

1988   University of Crete, Medical School

            Newborn Fecal Flora.

 

1988   University of Athens, Faculty of Medecine

            Newborn Fecal Flora.

 

1988-90-92 Greek Society of Microbiology

Seminars in Bacteriology: Rapid Diagnosis of Anaerobic Infections.

 

1988   Greek Society of Microbiology

Seminars in Parasitology, October Round table: Nematelminthes.

 

1990   XV International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Diseases

Round table: Establishment of the newborn gastrointestinal flora.

 

1991   University of Thrace, Faculty of Medecine

            Séminaires sur des techniques bactériologiques.

 

1989   St. Mary's Hospital, London, England

Establissement of the fecal flora in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

 

1991   Karolinska Institut, Dept of Microbial Ecology

            Intestinal colonization of the newborn.

 

 1992  University of Thrace, Faculty of Medecine

           Microbiologie de la bile.

 

1992   University of Ioannina, Faculty of Medecine, Dept of Internal Medicine

Gastrointestinal flora.

 

1993   Congres de l'Union Médicale Balkanique

            La situation actuelle sur le SIDA.

 

1993   II Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Morocco

Recent advances on AIDS virus. 

 

1995   University of Ioannina, Faculty of Medecine, Dept of Orthopedics

Gastrointestinal flora.

 

1995   General Hospital G.Genimatas of Athens

Immunoenzymatiques Technologies

 

1996   International Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections

The intestinal flora during the first weeks of life.

 

1998   Symposium «Update in Clinical Diagnosis of Infectious Disease», Cantacuzzino Institute (organized by Berkeley University, California, U.S.A.)

 

1999   Symposium «Update in Clinical Diagnosis of Infectious Disease», Cantacuzzino Institute (organized by Berkeley University, California, U.S.A.)

Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria and susceptibility testing.

 

1999   XIII International Symposium on Gnotobiology, Karolinska Institute, Lab. of Medical Microbial Ecology, Stockholm, Sweden

Intestinal flora and stress.

 

2000   Workshop on Stress and Nutrition-A fascinating crosstalk (Danone), Strasbourg

Influence of psychological stress on the fecal carriage of indicator bacteria.

 

2001   Seminar of the Harokopion University of Athens, Round table: Factors influencing the intestinale microflora.

 

2002   Seminar of the Harokopion University of Athens

Impact of the Ozonotherapy on the fecal flora.

 

2003   Seminar of the Harokopion University of Athens

Probiotics.

 

2003   International Congress on Gastrenterology, University of Ioannina, Medical School, Round Table: Establishment of the newborns gastrointestinal flora.

 

2004   Greek Congress of Animal Production,TEI  d’Epirus

 Probiotics and intestinal microflora.

 

2005   Democritus University of Thrace, Faculty of Agricultural Development, Orestiada

Probiotics.

 

2005   TEI of Epirus (Technological Education Department) Environmental Microbiology and Public Health.

 

2006   Conference of the Department of Food and Technologies, Democritus University of Thrace

Evolution and prospects of bioenergy plants.

 

2006   International Congress on Bioprocesses in Food Industries

            Probiotics and Intestinal microflora.

 

2006   International Conference on Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas

Microbial ecology of the Ardas –Evros ecosystem.

 

 2006  World Congress on Food, Nantes, France

Microflora of ham preparations.

 

2006   Conference on Technology Transfer, Democritus University of Thrace

Quality Control of Food and Drinks and Research Possibilities.

 

2006   International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, Rome, Italy, Round Table: Apparent antibiotic misuse in environmental systems and food.

 

 

2007   Medical School, Erciyes University, Kayseri

Probiotics microorganisms, The intestinal flora of newborns overtime and space, Food microbiology, Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria.

 

2007   Medical School, Ege University, Ismir

            Bacteria, Viruses and fungi introduced by food.

 

2007   Department of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romania

Probiotics microorganisms, The intestinal flora of newborns overtime and space, Food microbiology, Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria.

 

2007   Medical School, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Probiotics microorganisms, The intestinal flora of newborns overtime and space, Food microbiology, Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria.

 

2007   Master and doctoral seminars, Department of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romania

Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria.

 

2007   Medical School, University of Szeged, Hungary

Probiotics microorganisms, The intestinal flora of newborns overtime and space, Food microbiology, Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic bacteria.

 

2007   Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Agricultural

Development

Conference “Agricultural rural development in Europe and students rehabilitation” and “The practice of students of the Department of Agricultural Development and future prospects in the workplace”.

 

2007   ΧΧΧΙ International Congress on Microbial Ecology Congress, Rome

Influence of Probiotics on the microflora

 

2008   2ο Greek Congress ΔΕΔΥΤ, Round Table «Actual nutritional needs-Influence of probiotics on the human intestinal microflora and their interest for the industrial exploitation»

 

2009   ΧΧΧΙΙ International Congress on Microbial Ecology St Petersburg, Russia

Understanding the role of the intestinal cytochromes in health and disease.

 

2010   3ο Greek Congress ΔΕΔΥΤ, Round Table «Functional Foods»

 

 

2010   4th International Conference on Industrial Bioprocesses, Curubita, Brasil

Intestinal cytochromes p450 regulating the intestinal microbiota and its probiotic profile.

 

2010   International Congress on Food Technology, Antalya, Turkey

Probiotics and the intestinal microflora over time and space.

 

2011   6th Probiotics and Prebiotics and New Foods, Rome, Italy

            Probiotics regulating cytochromes p450 of the intestinal microbiota.

 

2011   ΧΧΧΙΙ International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Yokohama, Japan

Microbial ecology and shelf life of ready-to eat pomegranate arils packaged under modified atmosphere.

 

2012   ΧΧΧΙII International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Valencia, Spain

Evaluation of pomegranate juice as substrate fermentation for single cell protein (scp) production.

 

2012   5th International Conference on Industrial Bioprocesses, Taipei, Taiwan

Assessment of pomegranate juice as substrate for alcohol probiotic beverage production.

 

 

2013 International Congress on Microbial Ecology,Kosice,Slovakia

The newborn intestinal microbiota and its probiotic profile

 

 

SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS

 

GREECE:

  • Athens Medical School
  • Dentistry School of Athens
  • Patras Medical School
  • Athens School of Hygiene
  • Medical School of Thrace
  • Molecular Biology Department of Thrace
  • General Hospital Genimatas of Athens, Transfusion
  • Alexandra Hospital, Immunology Department
  • Metaxa Hospital, Microbiology Department
  • Agriculture School of Athens
  • Agriculture Department of Thessaloniki
  • Harokopion University, Department of Nutrition
  • Pharmacy School of Athens
  • Chemistry department of Patras
  • Chemistry Department of Ioannina
  • General Chemical State Laboratory

 

INTERNATIONAL:

  • Professor P. BOURLIOUX

Pharmacy School of Paris-Sud University, Microbiology Lab, Paris, France.

 

  • Professor C. ROMOND

Pharmacy School of Lille II, Microbiology Lab, France.

 

  • Professor T. MIDTVEDT and Professor E.NORIN

Karolinska Institute, Lab of Microbial Ecology, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  • Professor S. FINEGOLD

UCLA, VA Hospital, Los Angeles, USA., Laboratory of anaerobic infections.

           

  • Professor G. Welling

Medical School, Groningen University, Laboratory of Microbiology, The Netherlands.

 

  • Professor Willem de Vos

Wageningen University,Agricultural Department, Lab of Microbial Ecology, The Netherlands.

 

  • Professor  C. Augur and S. Roussos

University Paul Cezanne de Marseille, Biochemistry and Mycology Labs, France.

 

  • Professor Elisabeth Nagy

University of Szeged, Medical School, Hungary.

 

  • Professor Andrew Onderdonk

Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

 

 

Organization of Congresses-Scientifics Boards Partipation

 

n Séminaires de Bactériologie pour les médecins en spécialité de Microbiologie de l'Université d'Ioannina.

 

n President "XV International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease", 7-9 September 1990, Ioannina, Greece.

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee in the XVIII International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, September 1992, Boston, U.S.A.

 

n President "International Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and anaerobic Infections”, April 1996, Athens.

 

n President Workshop "International Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections”, April 1996, Ioannina and Athens.

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “4th Meeting of the European Society of Chemotherapy”, Athens (1996).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “Orofacial and Dental Infections Congress”, Heraklion, Crete (1997).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “International Congress of Gnotobiology”, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (1999).

 

n President “Innovations sur le domaine de la Science et de la Technologie Alimentaire”, Faculté du Développent  Agricole, Département de la Science et de la Technologie, Orestiada, Grèce (2005).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “International Congress on Bioprocesses in food industries” (2006), Patras, Greece

 

n Member of the Scientific Committee: "International Congress of Microbial Ecology", Saint Louis, USA (2006).

 

n Member of the Scientific Committee: "International Conference on Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas, (2006), Naxos, Greece.

 

n President of the Conference: Industrial use of aromatic, pharmaceutical, energy plants and their antimicrobial activity, Orestiada (2006).

                  

n Member of the Scientific Committee: International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease jointly with International Congress on Probiotics, Influence of Probiotics on the microflora Rome, Italy (2007).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “International Congress on Microbial Ecology”, St Petersburg (2009).

 

n President of the Congress “International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Athens, Greece” (2010).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “International Congress on Microbial Ecology”, Yokohama, Japan (2011).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee “International Congress on Microbial Ecology”, Valencia, Spain (2012).

 

n President of the Conference Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Agricultural Development, Conference “Agricultural rural development in Europe and  students rehabilitation” and  “The practice of students of the Department of Agricultural  Development and future prospects in the workplace” (2007).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee of 2ο Greek Congrees ΔΕΔΥΤ Round Table «Actual nutritional needs-Influence of probiotics on the human intestinal microflora and their interest for the industrial exploitation» (2008).

 

n Member of the Organizing Committee of ΧΧΧΙΙ International Congress on Microbial Ecology St Petersburg, Russia “Understanding the role of the intestinal cytochromes in health and disease” (2009).

 

n Member of the Scientific Committee of Organizing Committee of 1st ROWER Conference on Occupational Health and Safety Economics, Ismir, Turkey (2009).

 

n Member of the Scientific Committee, Health Related Microbiology, Naxos, Greece (2009).

 

n Member of the Scientific Committee 3rd Greek Congress ΔΕΔΥΤ Round Table «Functional Foods» (2010).

 

n 4th International Conference on Industrial Bioprocesses, Curubita, Brasil, Intestinal cytochromes p450 regulating the intestinal microbiota and its probiotic profile (2010).

 

n International Congress on Food Technology, Antalya, Turkey. Probiotics and the intestinal microflora over time and space (2010).

 

n 6th Probiotics and Prebiotics and New Foods, Rome, Italy. Probiotics regulating cytochromes p450 of the intestinal microbiota (2011).

 

 

Referee:

  • International Science Foundation (ISF), Washington DC, USA. Εvaluation of  scientifics projects
  • Guest Editor of the American Journal ANAEROBE twice for publishing Special issues

 

  • Referee of different scientific journals Anaerobe (IF2.6), Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (IF0.8), Microbial Ecology (IF2.9), Veterinary Research (IF3.6), Food Science and Nutrition (IF1.3), Bioresource technology (IF5.32), Journal of Clinical Microbiology (IF4.2), Microbiology and Immunology (IF1.6), Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (IF0.6), American Journal of Physiology (IF4.3), Food Research International (IF3.5), Journal of Medical Microbiology (IF3.8), Journal of Biological Research (IF0.6), Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (IF1.3)
  • Editorial Board  in scientific journals: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Veterinary Research, Life Sciences (USA), Letters in Applied Nanoscience, Agricultural Journal, Environmental Research Journal
  • Laboratory Expert του European CDC  Enternet action
  • Official Representative Greece Enternet action
  • Transition action of Enternet from Health Policy Agency (HPA) UK to ECDC (Stockholm)
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects Greek Ministry of Research and Technology, Greek Ministry of Education, IKY Scholarships
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects European level for Romania (Advanced ideas) twice
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects European level in France (French National Research Agency)

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES

  • Member of a Committee for proposals for organization of the new Medical School of Larissa University (1987)
  • Member of the Medical Microbiology (Biopathology) Specialisation Board ,Ioannina,1993
  • Member of the Central Committee of Transcription of Foreigners Students (KEEME),1994-1995
  • Member of the Ethics and Deontology Committee of Democritus University of Thrace
  • Member of the “European Study group on antimicrobial resistance of Anaerobic bacteria [ESCMID]”

 

SUPERVISOR IN MASTERS AND DIPLOMA

·         More than 300 masters and diploma graduated students

 

 

PARTICIPATIONS IN PhDs THESIS (3-BOARDS OR 7-BOARDS MEMBERS)

·         10 PhDs THESIS University of Ioannina Medical School

·         2 PhDs THESIS University of Patras, Medical School

·         3 PhDs THESIS University of Patras, Department of Chemistry

·         3 PhDs THESIS University of Ioannina, Department of Chemistry

·         2 PhDs THESIS Agricultural University of Athens

 

 

INVITATION IN PHDs THESIS ABROAD

 

·         SWEDEN (STOCKHOLM): Aina Gustafsson (Karolinska Institute): «Influence of some exogenous factors on the gastrointestinal ecosystem».(Opponent)

 

·         LILLE (FRANCE): Assia Ais-Fais (Université Lille II, Faculté de Pharmacie): «Contribution a l’étude des produits de fermentation de Bifidobacterium breve chez l’animal et chez l’homme»(External Examiner-Jury de Thèse)

 

·         CLERMONT-FERRANT(France) :Serge Djorie (Universite dd ;Auvergne, Faculté de Médecine de Clermont Ferrant) :Traitement de la tuberculose par un complexe macromoléculaire bifidobacterien.

 

·         TARTU(ESTONIA):  Kai Truusalu (University of Tartu,Medical School) : «Probiotic lactobacilli in experimental persistent Salmonella infection»,April2013,(Opponent)

 

 

 

SUPERVISOR IN PHDS THESIS

 

·         11 PhDs THESIS were conducted under by supervision in items of Clinical Microbiology and Microbial Ecology and successfully defended.

 

 

CLINICAL WORK

 Ioannina University Hospital

Chief of the pharmacokinetinetics laboratory for the determination of antibiotics levels in biological fluids.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

·         Chairman of the Department of Food Science and Technology, Democritus University of Thrace (2003-today)

·         Director of the Laboratory of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Hygiene (2003-today)

·         Director of the Laboratory of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods (2003-today)

·         Director of the Laboratory of Food Processing (2003-today)

·         Laboratory Expert του European CDC  Enternet action

·         Official Representative Greece Enternet action

·         Transition action  of Enternet from Health Policy Agency (HPA) UK to ECDC (Stockholm)

·         Expert list EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)

·         Expert list DG SANCO(Directorate-General for Health and Consumers),European Commission

 

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC DISTINCTIONS

 

  • Prix Grec Tsikourakos (1993) Best Scientific Presentation« HerpesVirus in cancer patients and  correlation with radiological image »
  • Councillor of the International Socity for Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease(SOMED),2006

 

  • After vote,Treasurer of the International Socity for Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease(SOMED),2006-2014

 

·         Academic Palm ‘Chevalier’ from French Ministry of Education and French Prime Minister, Nomination  2006

 

·         Proposed Academic Palm ‘Officier’ from French Ministry of Education and French Prime Minister, Nomination September 2013

 

·         External examiner (Opponent Karolinska Institutet) PhD Thesis

 

·         Rapporteur (Université de Lille, France) PhD Thesis

 

·         Μember of the Organizing Steering Committee of the ‘Antidopping Control’ of Athens 2004 Olympic Games.

 

·         Laboratory Expert του European ECDC  and first Official Representative Greece Enteric pathogens ENTER-net.

 

 

REFERREE

 

  • International Science Foundation (ISF), Washington DC, USA. Εvaluation of  Scientifics projects.
  • Guest Editor of the American Journal ANAEROBE twice for publishing Special issues
  • Referee of different scientific journals Anaerobe (IF2.6), Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (IF0.8), Microbial Ecology (IF2.9), Veterinary Research (IF3.6), Food Science and Nutrition (IF1.3), Bioresource technology (IF5.32), Journal of Clinical Microbiology (IF4.2), Microbiology and Immunology (IF1.6), Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (IF0.6), American Journal of Physiology (IF4.3), Food Research International (IF3.5), Journal of Medical Microbiology (IF3.8), Journal of Biological Research (IF0.6), Journal of Food Science and Nutrition (IF1.3)

 

  • Editorial Board  in scientific journals: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Biointerface Research in Applied Chemistry, Veterinary Research, Life Sciences (USA), Letters in Applied Nanoscience, Agricultural Journal, Environmental Research Journal

 

  • Laboratory Expert του European CDC  Enternet action
  • Official Representative Greece Enternet action
  • Transition action  of Enternet from Health Policy Agency (HPA) UK to ECDC (Stockholm)
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects Greek Ministry of Research and Technology, Greek Ministry of Education, IKY Scholarships
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects European level for Romania (Advanced ideas) twice
  • Evaluator of Scientific projects European level in France (French National Research Agency)

 

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEES

  • Member of a Committee for proposals for organization of the new Medical School of Larissa University (1987)
  • Member of the Medical Microbiology (Biopathology) Specialization Board, Ioannina, 1993
  • Member of the Central Committee of Transcription of Foreigners Students (KEEME), 1994-1995
  • Member of the Ethics and Deontology Committee of Democritus University of Thrace
  • Member of the ’European Study group on antimicrobial resistance of Anaerobic bacteria [ESCMID]’

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

 

 

 

-    SCIENCES TECHNIQUES UNIVERSITY LILLE I, BIOCHEMISTRY. INSTITUT PASTEUR LILLE Isolation of human glycoprotein with blood groups activities.

 

-       UNIVERSITY OF PARIS-SUD, School of Pharmacy, Microbiology (1981 - 1985). Study of normal fecal flora in adults.

 

-       UNIVERSITY OF LILLE, Microbiology. Study of normal fecal flora in newborns.

 

-       KAROLINSKA INSTITUTET, Laboratory of Microbial Ecology. Implantation of bacteria in axenic models of animals.

 

-       UCLA-ANAEROBIC LAB, Medical School-Clinical Microbiology. Anaerobic bacteria studies

 

 

 

KNOWLEDGE OF INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES

 

 

Polyacrylamide elecrophoresis

Anaerobic cultures

Laser counter, lumac bio-counter

Gaz chromatography anaerobes identification

Implantation of flora in axenic, gnotobiotic animals

FISH

Fluorescence polarization

ELISA, RIA

Immunofluorescence

PCR

E-TEST

Microbiological methods

 

 

 

RESEARCH ITEMS CONDUCTED THROUGH MY CAREER

 

-       Study of normal fecal flora in adults and newborns and influence parameters in the colonization process (environment, alimentation, PH, antagonism, antibiotics).

-       Study of antagonism between Clostridium perfringens and Bifidobacterium bifidum in axenic cobaye.

-       Epidemiological studies of viruses HIV1, HIV2, CMV, HSV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis D.

-       Implantation of bacteria in axenic models of animals.

-       Anaerobic bacteria of the intestinal microflora and other floras.

-       Anaerobic bacteria in waters.

-       Anaerobic bacteria in the environment.

-       Intestinal flora in patients of intensive care unit.

-       Intestinal flora in patients with familial polyposis.

-       Probiotics and intestinal microflora.

-       Stress and intestinal microflora.

-       Ozonotherapy and intestinal microflora.

-       Food microbiology and food pathogens.

-       Probiotic foods.

 

 

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR OF RESEARCH PROJECTS  :

 

n Research Awards  :

 

- Research Committee Ioannina University, 1990, Clinical infections  

M. hominis and U. Urealyticum.

 

- Centre for Hydrobiological Research, 1991, Aquatic ecosystems.

 

 

- WHO - Environmental Program - Mediterranean Pollution, 1994, Anaerobes in waters

 

 

- European Community Project CONCERTED ACTION, 1998, Intestinal flora.

 

- Greek Ministry of Research and Technology:

 

-       PEP , 2008, Optimizing quality of dairy products by application of new technologies and configuration management automated modeling(800.000euros)

 

-       PAVET , 2006, Cellulosic brewery waste for bioethanol production(50.000euros)

 

-       PAVET , 2006, Biotechnological exploitation of food industry wastes for the production and certification of new innovative products(600.000 euros)

 

 

- Greek Ministry of Education PYTHAGORAS, Aquatic ecosystems antibiotic resistance, 2003(50.000 euros)

 

- Greek-French bilateral collaboration PLATON, 1996-1998, Clinical evaluation of Bifidobacterium sp for preparation of acid dairy products (20.000 euros).

 

- Greek Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food. ‘’Innovative actions’’ European project. Microbial diseases of culture species .Solutions.2005-2009(200.000 euros)

 

- Greek Ministry of Education:

 

-       Students mobility to enterprises I (2004-2007)(200.000 euros)

-       Students mobility to enterprises II (2008-2010)(170.000 euros)

-       Students mobility to enterprises  III (2011-2013) (120.000 euros)

 

 

-- Ministry of Education, GSRT “Synergasia” Subcontractor with University of Patras Cellulose nano- and micro- biotechnology:Applications”(NANOBIOTEC),2012-2014(100.000 euros)

 

 

- Ministry of Education, GSRT “Synergasia” “Production of new functional foods ”, 2012-2014(1.200.000 euros)

 

- INTERCELL Pharmaceuticals ‘’Influence of the nutrition and antibiotherapy upon the human intestinal microflora’’, 2006-2009 (7.000 euros)

 

- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (IL., USA) και International Health Management Associates, Inc. (IL., USA) Clinical Assays for Tigecycline in the frame of European Surveillance Trial (T.E.S.T.), 2005-2011

 

- Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals (IL., USA) και International Health Management Associates, Inc. (IL., USA)  Clinical Assays for Development of New Antibiotics Substances (ceftaroline, ceftaroline-avibactam, ceftazidime-avibactam, novel Astazeneca compounds & comparator agents), 2013

 

-NOVALAC(France) Newborn intestinal microbiota following type of feeding,2013

 

- Program ERASMUS : University Paul Cezanne de Marseille (France), University of Sciences and Techniques, Lille (France), Medical School of Budapest (Hungary), Medical School of Erciyes (Turkey), Medical School, Ege (Τurkey), Faculty of Biology, University of Bukarest (Romania), Medical School, University of Groningen (The Netherlands), University Yeditepe, Istanbul (Turkey)

 

Co-participation in research projects

 

- Ministry of Health, 1992, Occurrence of C.trachomatis infections

 

- Participation in the European project’’ «European Surveillance Study on Antibiotic Sensitivity of B.fragilis Group Strains,P.acnes».

 

-Archimedes I, with TEI Artas, 2003, Environment, Agriculture and

 Biodiversity

 

- Archimedes II, with TEI Artas, 2005, Immunology of lactation production in animals

 

- Public Health FP7, 2007 «Building a knowledge Repository for Occupational Well-being Economics Research (ROWER)»  1/6/2008 – 31/5/2011, «HEALTH-2007-4.2-3: Research to assess the economic dimension of occupational health and safety», participating bodies: Α.Τ.Ε.Ι.Θ. (EL), Ε.Κ.Ε.Τ.Α. (EL), University of Groningen (NL), University of Bucharest (RO), Ege University (TR), Southwest University Neofit Rilski (BU), University of Thrace (EL)

 

 

 

n Awards for organisation of Congresses/Seminars :

 

- Greek Ministry of Research and Technology for organisation of the XV International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, 1990.

 

- Greek Ministry of Research and Technology for organisation of the International Congress and Workshop on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections, 1996.

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                              

 

 

 

EUGENIA BEZIRTZOGLOU

Professor in Microbiology

Democritus University of Thrace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2013

 


 

 

 

Α.            MONOGRAPHS

 

I.              INTERNATIONAL MONOGRAPHS and BOOKS

 

  1.        Bezirtzoglou E.: Recherche d'activites de groupes sanguins au niveau de la bande III preparee a partir de membranes de globules rouges humains. CRTS de Lille, Institut Pasteur de Lille et Faculte de Medecine, Lille II, Monograph, 1981.

 

 2.         Bezirtzoglou E.: Etude de la flore fecale du nouveau-ne et comparaison avec la flore rectale et vaginale de sa mere. Memoire de D.E.A., PARIS-SUD, 1982.

 

 3.         Bezirtzoglou E.: Contribution a l'etude de l'implantation de la flore fecale anaerobie du nouveau-ne mis au monde par cesarienne. Doctorat No 13, PARIS-SUD, 1985.

 

4.          Bezirtzoglou E.: Microbial ecology study .Habilitation (HDR), Universite de Paris-Sud, Faculty of Pharmacy, France, 1994.

 

5.          Bezirtzoglou E.: Food Microbiology (Βοοκ), Publication University of Ioannina, Greece, 2003.

 

            

 

 

II.             BOOKS in GREEK LANGUAGE

 

1.          Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Άτλας Παρασιτολογίας, Εκδόσεις Ηλιοσκόπιο, Αθήνα 1988.(Atlas of Parasitology by Bezirtzoglou E.)

 

2.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Φυσιολογική μικροβιακή χλωρίδα του ανθρώπου, Εκδόσεις Παν/μίου Ιωαννίνων, 1994.(Human Microbial Microflora by Bezirtzoglou E.)

 

3.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. : Κεφάλαια στο βιβλίο «Ιατρική  Μικροβιολογία» των Πανεπιστημιακών Δ.Ε.Π. Ιατρικών Σχολών, «Αναερόβια Gram θετικά μη σπορογόνα βακτηρίδια» (Actinomyces, Eubacterium, Lactobacillus, Propionibacterium) και Nocardia.(Chapter in the Book of Medical Microbiology edited from Greek Medical School Professors )

 

4.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Μικροβιολογία Τροφίμων και πεπτικού συστήματος. Εκδόσεις Παρισιάνος, Αθήνα, 2004.( Microbiology of Foods and the Intestinal Ecosystem by Bezirtzoglou E.)

 

5.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. : Γενική Μικροβιολογία, Εκδόσεις. Παν/μίου Ιωαννίνων, 1999.(General Microbiology by Bezirtzoglou E.)

 

6.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου  E., Γενική Μικροβιολογία, Εκδ. Παρισιάνος, 2005.(General Microbiology by Bezirtzoglou E.

 

7.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Υγιεινή Βιομηχανιών Tροφίμων και Φαρμάκων,Εκδόσεις Δίσιγμα, 2010 (Industrial Hygiene of Foods and Medecines by Bezirtzoglou E.)

 

 

 

Β.            PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONALS SCIENTIFIQUES JOURNALS

 

Ι.              SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B., Romond C.: Modulation of C.perfringens intestinal colonization in infants delivered              by cesarian section.

Clinical Digest Series, 1990.

 

 

2)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Nosocomial infections of ocular conjonctiva in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

Ophtalmology Digest, 1991.

 

 

3)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B., Romond C.: Regulation of the  bacterial intestinal implantation in infant born by cesarian section.

Clinical Digest Series Infant Nutrition, 1992.

 

 

ΙΙ.             PUBLICATIONS IN INTERNATIONALS JOURNALS

 

 

4)       Neut C., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C., Beerens H., Delcroix M., Noel A.M.: Bacterial colonization of the large intestine in newborns delivered by caesarean section.

Zbl. Bakt. Hyg. A. 266, 330-337, 1987.

 

 

5)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B., Romond C., Beerens H.: Factors modulating the intestinal colonization of infant born by cesarian section.

Microecology and Therapy, 17, 21, 1987.

 

 

6)       Bezirtzoglou E., Chavatte P., Romond C.: A quantitative study of fecal and other bacteria floras of newborns delivered by cesarian section.

G.I. Pat. Clin., IV (2), 1989

 

 

7)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Effect of the feeding practices on the establishment of bacterial interactions in the intestine of the newborn delivered by cesarian section.

J. Perinat. Med. 17, 139, 1989.

 

 

8)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial flora of the nasal mucosa in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

Microecology and Therapy, 19, 93, 1989.

 

 

9)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B., Romond C.: Modulation of C. perfringens intestinal colonization in infants delivered by cesarian section.

Infection, 17, 4, 232, 1989.

 

 

10)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Rapid identification and enumeration of C.perfringens in the human fecal flora.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 3, 159-163, 1990.    

 

 

11)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Bifidobacterium in the feces of newborns delivered by cesarian section.

Biology of the Neonate, 58/5, 1990.

 

 

12)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Enterobacteriaceae and E. coli in the intestine of the newborn by cesarian section.

Acta microbiologica , 25, 76, 1990.

 

 

13)    Kavallierou L., Bezirtzoglou E., Kapellou P., Spanaki S., Renieri N.: Antibodies to CMV, HSV and EBV in Greek blood donors.

Medical Laboratory Sciences. 48, 1990.

 

 

14)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Apparition of Clostridium sp. and Bacteroides in the intestine of the newborn delivered by cesarian section.

Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 13 (4), 217-221, 1990.

 

 

15)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial interactions in the intestine of the newborn delivered by cesarian section.

Annals of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Medecine Perinatale, 112 (2), 75 - 82, 1991.

 

 

16)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Nosocomial infections of ocular conjonctiva in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

Ophthalmic Research, 23/2, 1991.

 

 

17)    Bezirtzoglou E.: Establishment of the Gastrointestinal microflora.

G.I. Pat. Clin., Vol. VI, N.4, 1991.

 

 

18)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Comportement du C. perfringens dans l'intestin du nourisson par cesarienne.

Annales de Pediatrie, 1-5, 1991.

 

 

19)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Gram (+) anaerobic intestinal cocci in healthy adults and neonates.

Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology. XVIII (4), 1991.

 

 

20)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Influence of the environment on the establishment of the anaerobic vaginal flora at term.

Microecology and Therapy, 22, 1992.

 

 

21)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B., Romond C.: Regulation of the bacterial intestinal implantation in infant born by cesarian section.

Compαrative  Immunology  Microbiology  Infectious Diseases, 15 (1), 1992.

 

 

22)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Quantitative distribution of Clostridia in babies born by cesarian section.

Microbiologia Medica, 7 (4), 93-96,1992.

 

 

23)    Levidiotou S., Bezirtzoglou E. et al: Occurrence of Salmonella serotypes in Greece.

Mediteranean Journal of  Infectious and  Parasitic  Diseases., VIII, 4, 203-207, 1993.

 

 

24)    Kostoula A., Zoannou A., Bezirtzoglou E., Antoniadis G., Hatzis J.: Occurrence of Demodex folliculorum in Greece.

Recent Advances in Chemotherapy, ASM, 713, 1993.

 

 

25)    Simopoulos C., Kouskoukis C., Polychronides A., Bezirtzoglou E.: Effect of different antibiotics combinations in experimental septic peritonitis (ESP) in rabbits.

International Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Research, 1994, 24, 167-170, 1994.

 

 

26)    Bezirtzoglou E., Dimitriou D., Panagiou A., Kagalou I.: Distribution of C.perfringens in different aquatic environments in Greece.

Microbiological Research, 149, 129-134, 1994.

27)    Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Chen J., Midtvedt T.: Influence of Roxithromycin on the fecal excretion of short-chain fatty acids. 

Microecology and Therapy, 24, 1996.

 

 

28)    Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Midtvedt T.: Influence of Roxithromycin on the fecal tryptic activity.

Microecology and Therapy, 23, 102-106,1995.

 

 

29)    Bezirtzoglou E., Panagiou A., Savaidis J., Theodorou D., Tsolas O., Antoniadis G.: A new and rapid method for identification of C. perfringens in cave waters.

Microecology and Therapy, 23,188-194,1995.

 

 

30)    Bezirtzoglou E.: Review article: Recent advances on AIDS virus. Mediterranean Journal of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, ΙΧ (4), 200-210, 1994

 

 

31)    Bezirtzoglou E., Golegou S., Beris A. and Th. Xenakis: A relationship between serum Gentamicin concentrations and MIC.

Drugs under experimental and clinical research, XXII (2), 57-60,1996. 

 

 

32)    Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Chen J., Midtvedt T.: Influence of Roxithromycin on mucin degradation in rats.

Microecology and Therapy, 25, 168-172,1995.

 

 

33)    Bezirtzoglou E.: An epidemiological review of AIDS in Mediterranean countries.

Mediterranean Journal of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases IX(4), 231-233, 1994.

 

 

34)    Panagiou A., Savvaidis J., Theodorou D., Bezirtzoglou E.: Influence of the light on the presence of C. perfringens in           caves.

Clinical Infectious Diseases, 20 (2), S 380-1,1995

 

 

35)    Bezirtzoglou E.: Anaerobic colonization of the large intestine in newborn infants delivered by cesarean section.

G. I. Pat. Clin., 1, 1-6,1996.

 

 

36)    Kavallierou L., Bezirtzoglou E., Passomenos D., Kampas I., Tavernaraki A., Renieri N.: Antibodies prevalence to cytomegalovirus (CMV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) in cancer patients. Mediterranean Journal of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, X (1),15-19, 1995.

 

 

37)    Kavallierou L., Bezirtzoglou E. , Renieri N.: Herpes virus infections associated with blood transfusions in cancer patients.

Transfusion Today, 1994 (υπεβλήθη κατόπιν πρόσκλησης του εκδότη).

 

 

38)    Bezirtzoglou E., Dimitriou D., Panagiou A.: Occurrence of C. perfringens in river water by using a new procedure.

Anaerobe, 2, 169-173,1996. 

 

 

 

39)    Papastathopoulou A., Bezirtzoglou E. and Legakis N.J.: Bacteroides fragilis: Production and sensitivity to bacteriocins.

Anaerobe, 3, 162-164,1997.

 

 

40)    Bezirtzoglou E, Panagiou A., Savvaidis I., Maipa V.: Distribution of Clostridium perfringens in polluted lake environments.

Anaerobe, 3, 169-172,1997.  

 

 

41)    Bezirtzoglou E.: The intestinal microflora during the first weeks of life. Anaerobe, 3, 173-177,1997.

 

 

42)    Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Lactobacillus in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

Reviews in Medical Microbiology, 8 (1) 1997.

 

 

43)    Papastathopoulou A., Bezirtzoglou E., Legakis N.: A new selective medium for the isolation of B. fragilis.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 2, 110-113,1998.

 

 

44)    Romond M.B., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Colonization of the murine gut by B. bifidum and C. perfringens during ageing.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 2, 110-113,1998.

 

 

45)    Bezirtzoglou E., Kaliouli-Antonopoulou C., Driyiannakis D.: Occurrence of Lactobacilli in oral cavity.

Microecology and Therapy, 28, 17-20,1999.

 

 

46)    Singer E., Yazourh A., Romond M.B., Odou M.F. Bezirtzoglou E., Dubreuil L., Romond C.:

In vivo relationship between intestinal Bifidobacteria overgrowth and Bacteroϊdes fragilis repression induced by consumption of bifidobacterial cellfree whey.Anaerobe, 5, 505-508,1999.

 

 

47)    Mullie C., Romond M.B., Yazourh A., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Modification to intestinal glycosidase activities following Bifidobacterium breve C50 oral challenge in C3H mice.

Anaerobe, 5, 499-504,1999.

 

 

48)    Mullie C., Romond M.B., Yazourh A., Libersa C., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Influence of stress on faecal carriage of C. perfringens.Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 14, 118-121, 2002.

 

 

49)    Drigiannakis D., Antonopoulou-Kaliouli H., Leventakou A., Drigiannakis I., Ikonomaki A., Bezirtzoglou E.: Septicaemia from Streptococcus bovis I: Indication of carcinoma of the colon.

Microecology and Therapy, 28, 21-23, 1999.

 

 

50)    Mullie C., Romond M.B., Yazourh A., Behra-Miellet J., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Modulation of bacterial translocation mediated through viable Bifidobacterium breve or cell-free whey intake.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,13,160-165, 2001.

 

 

 

51)    Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Midtvedt T.: Influence of roxitromycin on some microflora associated characteristics.

Microecology and Therapy, 28, 241-247,1999.

 

 

52)    Bezirtzoglou E.: Rapid diagnosis of anaerobic infections and susceptibility testing.

Microecology and Therapy, 28, 1-9, 1999.

 

 

53)    Kagalou I., Tsimarakis G., Bezirtzoglou E.: Inter-relationships between bacteriological and chemical variations in Lake Pamvotis (Greece).

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 14,37-41,2002

 

 

54)    Savaidis I., Kegos T., Papagiannis C., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Maipa V., Kalfakakou V., Evangelou A., Bezirtzoglou E.: Bacterial indicators and metal lons in extreme mountain lake waters.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 13, 147-152,2001

 

 

55)    Maipa V., Alamanos Y., Bezirtzoglou E.: Seasonal fluctuation of bacterial indicators in coastal water.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 13,143-146,2001

 

 

56)    Bezirtzoglou E., Kostandi M., Voidarou C., Kostakis D., Marselos M.: Influence of psychological stress on the fecal carriage of indicator bacteria.

        Microecology and Therapy, 28: 49-53, 1999.

 

57)    Chronopoulos G., Koutinas Th., Bezirtzoglou E., Kanellaki M., Psarianos K., Marchand: Lactic acid fermentation by Lactobacillus casei, in free cell fom and Immobilised on gluten pellets.

        Biotechnology Letters, 24: 1233-1236, 2002.

 

 

58)    Bezirtzoglou E., Maipa V., Chotoura N., Apazidou E., Tsiotsias A., Voidarou C., Kostakis D.: Occurrence of Bifidobacerium in the intestine of newborns by fluorescence in situ hydridization.

        Comparative Immunology, Microbiology,Infectious Diseases,29(5-6):345-352,2006.

 

 

59)    Kyriacou A., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Tassiopoulou S., Kotsou M., Andrikopoulos N., Bezirtzoglou E.:  Occurrence of C. perfringens in traditional herbal plants.

        Microecology and Therapy, 29: 157-161,2002.

 

 

60)    Bezirtzoglou E.(global study): Antimicrobial susceptibility of B. fragilis group isolates in Europe.

        Clinical Microbiology  and Infection., 9,475-488, 2003.

 

 

61)    Bezirtzoglou E., Maipa V., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Papapetropoulou M.: Foodborne intestinal pathogens Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,S2, 96-104,2000.

 

 

62)    Papapetropoulou M., Bezirtzoglou E. Viruses introduced by
 foods
. Microbial   Ecology in Health and Disease, S2, 93-95, 2000.

 

 

63)    Kleessen B., Bezirtzoglou E., Matto J.:Culture-based knowledge on biodiversity, development and stability of human gastrointestinal microflora.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, S2, 53-63, 2000.

 

64)    Bezirtzoglou E.: Non-bacterial agents of foodborne illness.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, S2,105-109,2000.

 

 

65)    Tsiotsias A., Voidarou C., Skoufos J. Simopoulos C., Konstandi M., Bezirtzoglou E.: Stress induced alterations in intestinal microflora.

Microbial Ecology in Heath and Disease, 52,93-95, 2002.

 

 

66)    Lazar V., Bezirtzoglou E., Vezyraki P., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Bulai D., Gernat R., Herlea V.: Influence of L casei strains on the adhesion and invasion capacity of some opportunistic bacteria’s rain to HeLa cell line.

Microecology and Therapy, 29,163-172 2002.

 

 

67)    Papakostas C., Bezirtzoglou E., Pitiakoudis M., Polychronidis A., Simopoulos C.: Endotoxinaemia in the portal and the systematic circulation in obstructive jaundice.

Ex. Clinical Experimental Medecine, 3, 124-128, 2003.

 

 

68)    Bezirtzoglou E, Tsiotsias A, Welling G. Microbiota profile in feces of breast and formula-fed newborns by using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), Anaerobe, 17, 478-482, 2011.

 

 

69)    Elesi O., Kourkoutas Y., Koutinas A.A., Kanellaki M., Bezirtzoglou E., Barnett Y.A., Nigam P.QFood additive lacto acid production by immobilized cells of Lactobacillus brevis on delignified cellulosic material.

Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry. 51, 5225-5289, 2003.

 

 

70)    Kourkoutas Y., Xalias V., Kallis M., Bezirtzoglou E., Kanellaki M.: Lactobacillus casei cell immobilization on fruit pieces for probiotic additive, fermented milk and lactic acid production.

Process  Biochemistry, 7237, 1-6, 2004.

 

 

71)    Voidarou C, Vassos D, Kegos Th, Koutsotoli A, Tsiotsias A, Skoufos I, Tzora A , Maipa V, Bezirtzoglou E. Microbiology of the immersion chilling procedure in poultry  carcasses. Poultry Science.  86, 1218-1222, 2007.

 

 

72)    Alexopoulos A, Voidarou C ,Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I,Vavias S,Tsiotsias A,Kalkani E,Charvalos E, Bezirtzoglou E. Antibiotic resistance profiles and integrons in Εnterobacteriaceae from the riverside of Εvros-Αrdas with respect to chemical and waste pollution.Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,18,170-176,2006.

 

 

73)    Koutsotoli A, Dimou D, Bezirtzoglou E, Alamanos, Maipa V. Long-term and short-term inducible effects of trifluralin on E.coli and E. faecalis. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,17,121-127, 2005.

 

 

74)    Bezirtzoglou E. (global study): European surveillance study on the antimicrobial susceptibility of P.acnes. Clinical Microbiology and Infection,11:204-213;2005

 

 

75)    Nerantzaki A, Tsiotsias A., Paleologos E., Savvaidis I., Bezirtzoglou E., Kontominas M.: Effect of ozonation on the preservation of whole vacuum package refrigerated rainbow trout: Microbiological, chemical and sensory attributes. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 221(5), 675-683, 2005.

 

 

76)    Voidarou C, Tzora A, Skoufos I, Vassos D, Galogiannis, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E  Experimental

effect of ozone upon  some indicator bacteria for preservation of an ecologically protected watery system.Water, Air and Soil Pollution,181,161-171,2007.

 

 

77)    Konstandi M, Voidarou C, Papadaki E, Tsiotsias A, Kotsovolou O, Evangelou E, Bezirtzoglou E  Stress

modifies the vaginal flora in cyclic female rats, Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,18,161-169,2006.

 

 

78)    Bezirtzoglou E,, Voidarou C, Papadaki E, Tsiotsias A, Kotsovolou O, Konstandi M.Hormone therapy alters the composition of the vaginal microglora  in ovarectomized  rats .Microbial

Ecology,55(4),751-759 ,2008

 

 

79)    Vassos D, Bezirtzoglou E, Voidarou C, Αlexopoulos A, Maipa V, Characteristics and antimicrobial profile of E.faecalis and  E.faecium strains isolated from infant intestinal flora and some traditional dairy products, Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 2010

 

 

80)    Skoufos I, Voidarou C, Bezirtzoglou E,Tzora A. Effects of machine-miking on the bacterial flora of teat duct and mammary gland of ewes,Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series B, 53(10)499, 2006

 

 

81)    Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E: Apparent antibiotic misuse in environmental ecosystems and food. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease ,20(4),197-198, 2008

 

 

82)    Lazar V, Bezirtzoglou E, Balotescu C, Cernat R, Ilina L, Bulai D, Vadineanu E, Tache E. Study of adhesive and invasion capacity of some opportunistiic enterobacterial strains and interaction with probiotics. Rom Biotechnological Letters, 9(3),1705-1711, 2004

 

 

83)    Bezirtzoglou E, Cretoiu SM, Moldoveanu M, Alexopoulos A, Lazar V, Nakou M. A quantitative approach to  the effectiveness of ozone against microbiota organisms colonizing toothbrushes, J Dentistry, 36(8), 600-605, 2008

 

 

84)    Vassos D, Maipa V, Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E. Development of human lactic acid (lab) gastrointestinal microbiota in a  mediteranean rural population during ageing. Central European Journal of Biology, 3(1), 55-60, 2008

 

 

85)    Vassos D, Bezirtzoglou E,Voidarou C,Alexopoulos A,Maipa V:Survey of probiotic Enterococci from traditional dairy products and their impact upon the infant intestinal microbiota, J.Gen.Appl.Microbiol, 55, 311-315, 2009.

 

 

86)    Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Plessas S, Stavropoulou E, Fotou K, Tzora A, Skoufos I, Bezirtzoglou E. Hygienic quality and antibiotic resistance profile of sliced butchery. Anaerobe, 17(6)344-348, 2011

 

 

87)    Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Plessas S, Bezirtzoglou E. Antibiotic profile of common pathogens related to food safety and health. Ege Academic Review, 9(3)961-967, 2009

 

 

88)    Voidarou C., Alexopoulos S., Plessas,S, Noussias,H. Stavropoulou E., Fotou K.,Tzora A.,Skoufos I.,   Bezirtzoglou E, Demertzi-Akrida K.  Microbiological quality of grey mullet roe. , Anaerobe, 17(6), 273-277, 2011.

 

89)    Mantzourani I.,Plessas, S, Alexopoulos A., Voidarou C., Stavropoulou  E., Bezirtzoglou E. Antibiotic activity of tigecycline against clinical pathogens by the micro dilution method, Anaerobe, 17(6), 391-394, 2011

 

 

90)    Alexopoulos  A.C. Kimbaris  S. Plessas, I. Mantzourani  I. Theodoridou  M.G. Polissiou,Bezirtzoglou E. Antibacterial activities of essential oils from eight Greek aromatic plants against clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus, Anaerobe,17(6),394-399,2011

 

 

91)    Ditu L.M., Chifiriuc M. C.,  Bezirtzoglou E.,Voltsi C.,Bleotu C.,Pelinescu D.,Sarbu I., Mihaescu G.,  Lazar V .Modulation of virulence and antibiotic susceptibility of enteropathogenic E. coli strains by Enterococcus faecium probiotic strain culture fractions, Anaerobe,17(6),448-452, 2011

 

 

92)    Bezirtzoglou E. ,Stavropoulou E. Probiotic impact of the newborn and young children intestinal microflora, Anaerobe,17(6), 369-375, 2011

 

 

93)    Plessas S. , Alexopoulos A., Voidarou C., Stravropoulou E., Koutinas  A. ,  Bezirtzoglou E. .Microbial ecology and quality assurance in food fermentation systems. The case of kefir grains application, Anaerobe, 17(6), 483-486, 2011

 

 

94)     Pircălăbioru, G.; Plessas, S.; Bezirtzoglou, E,; Papageorgiou, A.;Alexopoulos, A.; Mantzourani, I.; Bleotu,C.; Chifiriuc, C.; Lazar V. . Detection ofenteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) using Multiplex PCR. BiointerfaceResearch in Applied Chemistry, 1(1), 9-14, 2011

 

 

95)    Voidarou C., Tzora A., Malamou K, Demertzi- Akrida K., Demertzis P.,  Vassos D., Rozos G., Alexopoulos A., Plessas S., Stavropoulou E., Skoufou M., Bezirtzoglou E., Riganakos G. Chemical and microbiological characterization of artisan inoculants used for the fermentation of traditional dairy products in Epirus area, Greece, Anaerobe,17(6),354-358, 2011

 

 

96)    Gerokomou V., Voidarou C., Vatopoulos A., Velonakis E., Tzora A., Skoufos J., Rozos G., Alexopoulos A., Plessas S., Bezirtzoglou E., Demertzis P.G., Demertzi- Akrida K. Physical, chemical and microbiological quality of ice used to cool drinks and foods in Greece  and  its public health implications, Anaerobe, 17(6), 351-354, 2011

 

 

97)    Bezirtzoglou E., Tsiotsias A.,Welling G. W.Microbiota  Profile  in  Feces  of  Breast- and  Formula-Fed  Newborns  by  Using Fluorescence  in  situ  Hybridization  (FISH), Anaerobe, 17(6),478-483,2011

 

 

98)    Voidarou C., Alexopoulos A., Plessas S., Stavropoulou E., Fotou K., Tzora A., Skoufos J., Bezirtzoglou E. Microbial challenges of poultry meat production, Anaerobe, 17(6), 341-344, 2011

 

 

99)    Alexopoulos A.,Tzatzimakis G., Bezirtzoglou E. , Plessas S., E.Stavropoulou E., Sinapis E., Abas Z. Microbiological quality and related factors of sheep milk produced in farms of NE Greece, Anaerobe, 17(6), 276-280, 2011

 

 

100) S. Vavias, A. Alexopoulos, S. Plessas, C. Stefanis, C. Voidarou, E. Stavropoulou , E. Bezirtzoglou. Microbial ecology of the watery ecosystems of Evros river in North Eastern Greece, Anaerobe,17(6), 325-330, 2011

 

 

 

101) Bezirtzoglou E.Intestinal cytochromes p450 regulating the intestinal microbiota ad its probiotic profile

(review article), Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease,23,18370:1-10,2012.

 

 

102) Alexopoulos A., Plessas S., Voidarou C., Noussias H., Stavropoulou E., Mantzourani I., Tzora A., Skoufos I, Bezirtzoglou E. Microbial Ecology of fish species ongrowing in Greek sea farms and their watery environment.Anaerobe,17(6), 263-267, 2011

 

 

103) Plessas, S.; Alexopoulos, A.; Bekatorou, A.; Mantzourani, I.; Koutinas, A.A.,Bezirtzoglou, E. Examination of freshness degradation of sourdough bread made with kefir through monitoring the aroma volatile composition during storage, Food Chemistry, 124(2), 627-633, 2011

 

 

104) Fotou K, Tzora A, Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Plessas S, Avgeris I, Bezirtzoglou E, Akrida-Demertzi K., Demertzis P.G. Isolation of microbial pathogens of subclinical mastitis from raw sheep’s milk of Epirus (Greece) and their role in its hygiene. Anaerobe,17(6), 315-320, 2011

 

 

105) Voidarou C, Bezirtzoglou E, Alexopoulos A,Plessas S.,Stefanis C,Papadopoulos I.,Vavias S.,Stavropoulou E., Fotou K, Tzora A, Skoufos I. Occurrence of C.perfringens from different cultivated soils. Anaerobe,17(6)320-325, 2011

 

 

106) Stefanis C, Alexopoulos A, Voidarou C, Vavias S, Bezirtzoglou E. Principal methods for isolation and identification of soil microbial communities (review article). Folia Microbiologica. DOI: 10.1007/s12223-012-0179-5 C, 2012

 

 

107) Plessas S, Alexopoulos S, Voidarou C, Stavropoulou E, Bezirtzoglou E. Application of a novel starter cultures for sourdough bread production. Anaerobe,17(6), 486-490, 2011

 

 

108) Mielcarek C., Romond P.C., Romond M.B, Bezirtzoglou E. Modulation of bacterial translocation in mice mediated through lactose and human milk oligosaccharides. Anaerobe, 17(6), 361-367, 2011

 

 

109) Voidarou, C.; Rozos, G.; Alexopoulos, A.; Plessas, S.; E. Stavropoulou, E.; Demertzis, P.G.; Akrida-Demertzi, K.; Bezirtzoglou E. 2012. Modified atmosphere packaging failure and its effect on the microbiological quality of the product. Journal of Food Science and Engineering 2, 336-340.

 

 

110)          Cotar AI, Chifiriuc MC, Pelinescu D, Bezirtzoglou E, Voidarou C,  Lazar V. Current solutions for the interception of quorum sensing in Staphylococcus aureus .Current Organic Chemistry, 2012(in press)

 

 

111) Cotar AI, Chifiriuc MC, Saviuc C, Niţă RA, Bezirtzoglou E, Lazar V. Old and new inhibitors of virulence factors and quorum sensing genes expression in Pseudomonas aeruginosa (review article) Current Organic Chemistry, 2012(in press).

 

 

112) Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Plessas S, Karapanou A, Mantzourani I, Stavropoulou E, Fotou K, Tzora A, Skoufos I, Bezirtzoglou E. Antibacterial activity of different honeys against pathogenic bacteria. Anaerobe,17(6), 369-375, 2011

 

 

113) Koutelidakis IM, Bezirtzoglou E, Giamarellos-Bourboulis EJ, Grosomanidis V, Kotzampassi K. Impact of synbiotics on the intestinal flora of critically ill patients with multiple injuries. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents.36(1), 90-91, 2010

 

114) Stefanis C.,Alexopoulos A.,Voidarou C.,Vavias S.,Bezirtzoglou E.:Prevalence of C.perfringens in agricultural fields with different vegetation types.Folia Microbiol., DOI 10.1007/s12223-013-0257-3

 

 

115) Koutroumanidou E.,Kimbaris A.,Kortsaris A.,Bezirtzoglou E.,Polissiou M.,Charalabopoulos C.,Pagonopoulou O.:Increased Seizure Latency and Decreased Severity of Pentylenetetrazol-Induced Seizures in Mice after Essential Oil Administration, Epilepsy Research and Treatment, 2013, Article ID 532657, 6 , 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/532657

 

116) Plessas S., Alexopoulos A., Bekatorou A., Bezirtzoglou E.:Kefir
immobilized on corn grains as biocatalyst for lactic acid fermentation
and sourdough bread making, Journal of Food Science,2013(in press)

 

117) Mantzourani I.,Plessas S. Saxami A., Alexopoulos A., Galanis A., 
Bezirtzoglou E.: Study of kefir grains application in sourdough bread
regarding rope spoilage caused by Bacillusspp.,Food Chemistry,2013,(inpress)

 

118) Plessas S., Mantzourani I., Bekatorou A., Alexopoulos A., Bezirtzoglou E., Demertzi-Akrida K, Demertzis P.:Examination of baker’s yeast and kefir production through the
implementation of pomegranate juice, molasses and cheese whey, Food Chemistry,2013 (submitted)

 

119) Djorie S., Scuotto A., Colavizza M., Romond P.C., Mullié C., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond M.B.: Splenic dendritic cells gene expression profiling reflects the intestinal microbiota and is modulated by food bifidobacterial macromolecular complex,2013,Arthritis and Rhumatism(submitted)

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS IN BOOKS AND SPECIAL VOLUMES

 

1.        Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Antagonism between C. perfringens and B.bifidum in the newborn intestine. Anaerobes Today. Wiley (Ed) by Hardie and Boriello, London 1988

 

2.        Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial flora of the gastric fluid in newborns delivered by cesarian section. Clinical and Molecular aspects of Anaerobes. Wrightson (Ed.) by Boriello, 1989.

 

3.        Dimitriou D., Kagalou I., Stavropoulos A., Bezirtzoglou E.: Clostridium perfringens as an Indicator of Fecal Contamination of Lake Water.Medical and Environmental Aspects of Anaerobes. Ed. B.I. Duerden, J.S. Brarier, S.V. Seddon, W.G. Wade. 37/1992 Wrightson Biomedical Publishing Ltd

 

4.        Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Streptococci in newborns delivered by cesarian section. Pathogenic Streptococci, Lancer Publications, 50, 1994.

 

5.        Bezirtzoglou E., Nikolettos N., Panagiou A.: Prevalence of genital mycoplasmas. In: Antibiotics, anaerobes and clinical infections, Cambridge, Wrightson Biomedical Publishing Ltd, 1994.

 

6.        Panagiou A., Savvaidis I., Bezirtzoglou E.: Effect of chlorination upon frequence of C. perfringens. In: Anaerobic Microbiology, Wrighton Biomedical Publications, 1996.

 

7.        Antonopoulou-Kaliouli C., Driyiannakis D., Bezirtzoglou E.: Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus antibodies in Greek blood donors. Book W.A.V.M.I., 1998.

 

  1. Alexopoulos A, Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I, Fotiadis S, Voidarou C, Koutroumbas S, Vassiliou G

Bezirtzoglou E: Microbial Ecosystem diversity in an experimental field during flooding, Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas, 2006.

  1. Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E,  Sazakli E, Tzavellas N, Leontsinidis M Quality assessment of harvested

rainwater in a Greek island, Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island

Areas, 2006.

 

  1. Papadopoulos I, Stefanis C, Alexopoulos A ,Voidarou C, Kourkoutas Y, Vavias S,Bezirtzoglou E: Microbial ecology of beetroots(beta vulgaris var.rapaceum), Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas,2006.

 

  1. Alexopoulos A ,Voidarou C, Tsiotsias A, Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I, Vavias S, Charvalos E ,Kalkani E

Bezirtzoglou E:  Evaluation of the pollution level of the Ardas-evros river ecosystem, Sustainable

Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas,2006.

 

12.      Stefanis C, Alexopoulos A. Papadopoulos I, Voidarou C, Vavias S,Bezirtzoglou E: A preliminary study on the microbial ecology of cultured soils, Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas,2006.

 

13.      Venieri D, Komnimou G, Bezirtzoglou E, Papapetropoulou M: Assessment and Application of random amplified polymorhic DNA PCR analysis as a fecal source tracking technique, Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas, 2006.

 

 

  1. Venieri D, Komnimou G, Bezirtzoglou E, Papapetropoulou M. Profiles of antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli strains isolated from municipal tap water and raw swwage samples in Greece, Sustainable Management and Development in Mountainous and Island Areas, 2006.

 

  1. Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I, Venieri D, Bezirtzoglou E: Occurrence of

C.perfringens in olive trees cultivated soils, Proceedings Olive Biotecq , 2007.

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E.Educational strategy in enterprises for students coming from the Democritus University of

  Thrace, Sustainable education, 2007.

 

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Non bacterial contaminants and pathogens in food:Current knowledge on life cycles of

foodborne pathogens, Book ” Microbial Implication for safe and qualitative food products”, Research Signpost, Chapτer 10, 37/661(2), 2007.

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E.Implementation of modelling predictive microbiology structures for innovative and

sustainable food industry, Book ”Microbial Implication for safe and qualitative food products” , Research Signpost, Chapτer 8, 37/661(2), 2007

 

  1. Voiidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Kourkoutas Y, Bezirtzoglou E. Emerging antibiotic resistance in honey as an hazard for human health. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Probiotics and the intestinal flora overtime and space Book ”Microbial Implication for safe and qualitative food products”, Research Signpost,Chapτer 18,37/661(2): 2007 .

 

  1. Voidarou C, Skoufos I.,Tzora A, Fotou K, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E. Management of a sustainable environment  by preventing animal welfare,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ 2008

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Toxigenic substances coming from fungi and algae in foodborne disease Book” Microbial Implication for safe and qualitative food products”, Research Signpost, Chapτer 18, 37/661(2), 2008

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou C, Bezirtzoglou E. A study of the Greek regional programmes of innovative actions, 2008 Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou C, Bezirtzoglou E. Ιnnovative islands communities, Tιμητικός Τόμος 1os Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Alexopoulos A, Voidarou C , Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I, Vavias, S, Tsiotsias, A, Kalkani, E, Charvalos E, Bezirtzoglou  E. Policy surveillance of the ecological profile of an environmental watery system associated with antibiotic resistance 2008(in press) Tιμητικός Τόμος

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou  E, Alexopoulos A. Ozone history and ecosystems: A Goliath from impacts to advance industrial benefits and interests, to environmental and therapeutical strategies( review article). Ozone ,Book, Nova publishers, USA, 2008(after invitation)

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Functional dairy products and flora modulation.in Book :Development and manufacture of yoghurt and other functional dairy products,Ed F.Yildiz, CRC Press,Taylor and Francis, Fl, USA, (review article), chapter 12, 339, 2009.

 

  1. Kavallierou L, Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E.Herpes viruses infections associated with blood transfusions in cancer patients. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Antonopoulou –Kaliouli C, Drigiannakis D, Alexopoulos A, Voidarou C, Bezirtzoglou E. Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus antibodies in Greek blood donors. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Epidemiology and Αdvances on AIDS virus. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Katrami A, Bezirtzoglou C, Bezirtzoglou E. Promoting and disseminating programme achievements and results. 2008, 2os Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou E. Non bacterial contaminants and pathogens in food. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ

 

  1. Bezirtzoglou C, Bezirtzoglou E. Regional programmes of innovative actions: The case of Greece, 2008, Tιμητικός Τόμος Πανεπιστημίου Πειραιώς.

 

  1. Voidarou C, Alexopoulos A, Plessas S, Papaloucas C, Fournomiti M, Bezirtzioglou E. Occurence of  C.perfringens in olive tree cultivated soils,edible olives and olive soils. Olivebiotecq 2009.

 

  1. Alexopoulos A., Noussias H., Voidarou C., Iliadis L., Spartalis S. and Bezirtzoglou E. Microbial ecology of euryhaline fishes ongrowing in Greek farms and their watery environment,IN :Current Topics on Bioprocesses in Food Industry, Asiatech Publishers, Inc.New Delhi, 2010.

 

  1. Alexopoulos A., Noussias H., Voidarou C., Spartalis S., Iliadis L., Bezirtzoglou E."A multicentral study of the microbial ecology of   euryhaline macroorganisms coming from Greek marine aquacultures",IN :Current Topics on Bioprocesses in Food Industry, Asiatech Publishers, Inc.New Delhi, 2010 .

 

  1. Plessas S., Alexopoulos A., Bezirtzoglou E. Bread Health and Consumption. In: “Bread consumption and health”. Ed: MariaTeresa Pedrosa Silva Clerici. Nova Science Publishers. Hauppauge NY, ISBN: 978-1-62081-117-7., 2012 ( In press)(after invitation).

 

  1. Plessas S., Alexopoulos A., Bezirtzoglou E. Production of lactic acid through agroindustrial wastes. The case of cheese whey exploitation. In: “Lactic Acid: Production, Properties and Health Effects”. Ed: AlfonsoJimenez. Nova Science Publishers. Hauppauge NY, 2012 (In press) (after invitation) .

 

  1. Poulis N., Kyriacou A.,Kotsou M.,Bezirtzoglou E.,Drakoulis N.:Elimination of potential oral pathogenic bacteria by low flow-high ozone concentration disinfection. 1st Thematic Symposium "The Contribution of the Gene analysis to the Predisposition, Diagnosis ,Prognosis and Pharmacologic Approach of Disease",2-3 Μarch 2013

 

 

ARTICLES FOR  UNESCO ENCYCLOPAEDIA EOLSS

 

  • Alexopoulos A., Plessas S., Bezirtzoglou E. 2012. Water microbial ecology.

An overview. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

  • Lazar V, Bezirtzoglou E. 2012. Microbial biofilms. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

  • Bezirtzoglou E. 2012.Food microbial ecology. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

 

  • Bezirtzoglou C.,Bezirtzoglou E.2013.Innovative Islands Communities. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

  • Bezirtzoglou E.,Stavropoulou E. Implementation of modeling predictive microbiology structures for innovative and sustainable food industry. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

  • Bezirtzoglou E.,Stavropoulou E.Aspects of functional foods and human microbiota in health and disease. UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

  • Bezirtzoglou E. Non bacterial contaminants.UNESCO - ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM.EOOLS.

 

 

 

ABSTRACTS PUBLISHED IN SPECIAL ISSUES

 

1)       Vassos D, Alamanos Y, Voidarou C, Bezirtzoglou E, Maipa V: Antimicrobial activity of Lactobacillus casei subsp.paracasei strains isolated from traditional dairy products. Proceedings of IUFoST ,2006.

 

2)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Vaginal flora at term. Proceedings of the Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Miami Beach, Florida, 1988.

 

3)       Voidarou  C, Tzora   A, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou  E. Hygienic quality of different ham preparations, Proceedings IUFoST, 2006.

 

4)       Simopoulos C., Bounovas A., Polychronides A., Bezirtzoglou E., Lazarides M., Kouskoukis C.: Bacterial studies of peritoneal cavity in acute septic peritonitis in rats.

Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease 4 (4), 1991

 

5)       Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Staphylococcus sp. in newborns delivered by cesarian section. Mediterranean Journal of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, VIII, 3, 184, 1993.

 

6)       Bezirtzoglou E. and Romond C.: Occurrence of Eubacterium in newborns delivered by cesarian section. Microecology and Therapy, 1994

 

7)       Bezirtzoglou E., Kegos Th., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Kostakis D., Baltagiannis E., Tsianos E.

A microbiological study of biopsies coming from gastrointestinal disorders.Indian Journal of

Gastroenterology, 2000,19, 2, A50.

 

 

 

 

FULL PAPERS PUBLICATIONS  IN SPECIAL VOLUMES

 

  1. Α. Alexopoulos, C. Stefanis, I. Papadopoulos, S. Fotiadis, C. Voidarou, S. Koutroumbas, G.

Vassiliou and E. Bezirtzoglou. Microbial ecosystem diversity in an experimental field during

flooding. “Sustainable Management and Development of Mountainous and Island Areas”

September 29, 30 and October 1, 2006, Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece ISBN: 960-89345-0-

8, p. 193-194

 

  1. A. Alexopoulos, E. Bezirtzoglou, E. Sazakli, N. Tzavellas and M. Leotsinidis. Quality

Assessment of Harvested Rainwater in a Greek Island. “Sustainable Management and

Development of Mountainous and Island Areas” September 29, 30 and October 1, 2006,

Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece. ISBN: 960-89345-0-8, p. 18-24.

 

  1. A. Alexopoulos, C. Voidarou, A. Tsiotsias, C. Stefanis, I. Papadopoulos, S. Vavias, E.

Charvalos, E. Kalkani and E. Bezirtzoglou. Evaluation of the pollution level of the Ardas-

Evros river ecosystem. “Sustainable Management and Development of Mountainous and

ιsland Areas” September 29, 30 and October 1, 2006, Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece. ISBN:

960-89345-0-8, p. 10-17.

 

  1.  I. Papadopoulos, C. Stefanis, A. Alexopoulos, C. Voidarou, Y. Kourkoutas, S. Vavias and E.

Bezirtzoglou. Microbial Ecology of Beetroots (Beta vulgaris var. rapaceum). “Sustainable

Management and Development of Mountainous and Island Areas” September 29, 30 and

October 1, 2006, Naxos Island, Cyclades, Greece. ISBN: 960-89345-0-8, p. 24-27.

 

  1.  C. Stefanis, A. Alexopoulos, I. Papadopoulos, C. Voidarou, Y. Kourkoutas, S. Vavias and E.

Bezirtzoglou. A Preliminary Study on the Microbial Ecology of Cultured Soils. “Sustainable

Management and Development of Mountainous and Island Areas” September 29, 30

 

  1.  A. Alexopoulos, C. Voidarou, Charvalos E, Kalkani E, Stefanis C, Papadopoulos I, Vavias S,

Tsiotsias A, and Bezirtzoglou E. Policy surveillance of the ecological profile of an

environmental watery system associated with antibiotic resistance”. 1st International

Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering, Planning and Economics

(CEMEPE2007), June 24-28 2007, Skiathos Island, Greece. p 875-880.

 

  1. C. Voidarou, I. Skoufos, A. Tzora, K. Fotou, A. Alexopoulos, O. Pagonopoulou, E.

Bezirtzoglou. Management of a sustainable environment by preventing animal

welfare. 1st International Conference on Environmental Management, Engineering,

Planning and Economics  (CEMEPE2007), June 24-28 2007, Skiathos Island, Greece.

p 2721-2726.

 

  1. M. Leotsinidis, E. Sazakli, N. Tzavellas and A. Alexopoulos. Evaluating dredges from

ports in Greece. 1st International Conference on Environmental Management,

Engineering, Planning and Economics (CEMEPE2007), June 24-28 2007, Skiathos

Island, Greece. p 571-575.

 

  1. E. Bezirtzoglou, A. Alexopoulos, Y. Kourkoutas, C. Stefanis, S. Vavias, C. Voidarou.

Experimental effect of ozone upon the microbial flora of commercially produced dairy

fermented products. 10th International congress of Engineering and Food (ICEF). 20-

24 April 2008, Vina del Mar, Χιλή.

 

  1. C. Voidarou, A. Alexopoulos, S. Plessas and E. Bezirtzoglou. Antibiotic profile of

common pathogens related to food safety and health. 1st ROWER Conference on

Occupational Health and Safety Economics. Izmir, Turkey, 23-26 April 2009. σελ

961-967.

 

  1.  C. Voidarou, A. Alexopoulos, S. Plessas, C. Papaloukas, M. Fournomiti, and E.

Bezirtzoglou. Occurrence of C. perfringens in olive tree cultivated soils, edible olives

and olive oils. Olivebioteq 2009, Sfax, Tunisia, 15 19 Dec 2009.

 

  1. E. Bezirtzoglou, S. Plessas, M. Koulis, A. Alexopoulos. Functional drink production

through pomegranate juice fermentation. 11th International Congress on Engineering

and Food (ICEF11). May 22-26, 2011, Athens, Greece. p 2029-2030.

 

  1.  E. Bezirtzoglou, C. Voidarou, G. Rozos, A. Alexopoulos, S. Plessas, E.

Stavropoulou, P.G. Demertzis, K. Demertzi-Akrida. Modified atmosphere packaging

failure and its effect on the microbiological quality of the product. 11th International

Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF11). May 22-26, 2011, Athens, Greece. p

1013-1014.

 

 

 

Γ.          PUBLICATIONS IN GREEK JOURNALS                                                                                                                                                                         

 

I.              AWARDED GREEK PUBLICATION

 

1.          Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Πασωμένος Δ., Κοζώνη Σ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Ταβερναράκη Α., Ρενιέρη Ν.: Αξιολόγηση συχνότητας αντισωμάτων έναντι ερπητοϊών σε καρκινοπαθείς ασθενείς και συσχέτιση με την εντόπιση της νόσου.

             Ογκολογικά Χρονικά, 1993.

 

ΙΙ.             GREEK PUBLICATIONS

 

 2.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Romond C., Romond M.B.: Παράγοντες περιβάλλοντος επιδρώντες στην εγκατάσταση του C. perfringens στο έντερο του νεογνού με καισαρική τομή.

             Πρακτικά του 4ου Παγκρητίου Ιατρικού Συνεδρίου, Ρέθυμνο, 12-15 Νοεμβρίου 1987.

 

 3.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: "Τα μικρόβια μας προστατεύουν".

             Περισκόπιο Επιστήμης, 111, 1988.

 

 4.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Romond C., Μασούρα Α.: Αποίκιση του εντέρου στο νεογνό με καισαρική:

             Επιδράσεις περιβάλλοντος, Ιατρική Επικοινωνία, 1, 3, 204, 1989.

 

 5.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: "Το νερό έχει μνήμη".

             Περισκόπιο Επιστήμης, 116, 63, 1989.

 

 6.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Romond C.: Προέλευση των βακτηρίων που αποικούν το έντερο του νεογνού με καισαρική τομή.

             Hellenic Journal of Gastroenterology, 2 (4), 290, 1989.

 

 7.         Παπαεμμανουήλ Β., Παπαδημητρίου Α., Ααρών Μ., Καλιούλη Χ., Στυλιανέα Α., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Ανίχνευση αντισωμάτων έναντι διαφόρων ιών στους ορούς αίματος μητέρας και ομφαλίου λώρου επιτόκων γυναικών.

             Ιατρική Επικοινωνία, 2 (3,4), 235-240, 1990.

 

 8.         Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Χ., Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Romond C: Gram (+) αναερόβιοι κόκκοι φυσιολογικής εντερικής χλωρίδας νεογνών και ενηλίκων.

             Ιατρική Επικοινωνία 2 (1), 13-15, 1990.

 

 9.         Δρυγιαννάκης Δ., Αντωνοπούλου Χ., Μιχόπουλος Σ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Volta V., Cassani F., Fusconi M., Bianchi                 F., Σταυρόπουλος Α.: Αναζήτηση και αξιολόγηση των αντισωμάτων έναντι της ρετικουλίνης (R1-ARA), γλοιαδίνης (AGA), ενδομύϊου (EMA) σε ασθενή με κοιλιοκάκη.

             Ιατρική Επικοινωνία, 2 (3,4), 241-247, 1990.

 

10.        Αντωνοπούλου Χ., Cassani F., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Γεωργιάνος Σ., Παπαλιώδη Ε., Fusconi M., Volta V., Zauli  D., Bianchi       F.B., Δρυγιαννάκης Δ.: Τα αντισώματα έναντι των μικροϊνιδίων (MF) σε σχέση με τα αντισώματα έναντι των λείων μυϊκών ινών (ASMA) σε χρόνιες ηπατοπάθειες.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, Vol. IE, 9, 655, 1991.

 

11.        Δρυγιαννάκης Δ., Αντωνοπούλου Χ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Σταυρόπουλος Α., Cassani F., Lenzi M., Fusconi M., Ballardini G., Zauli D., Bianchi F.B.: Τα αντισώματα έναντι των λείων μυϊκών ινών (ASMA) ως δείκτες ηπατικών νοσημάτων.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, Vol. IE, 10, 701, 1991.

 

12.        Σταθοπούλου Α., Δημολιάτης Ι., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: "Οικολογία Μικροβίων". Ιατρικά Χρονικά, ID, 6, 7, 8, 463-476, 1991.

 

13.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Chavatte P., Romond C.: Ποσοτική μελέτη της εντερικής και άλλων χλωρίδων σε νεογνά που γεννήθηκαν με καισαρική τομή.

             Greek Journal of Clinical Pathology, 10, 11, 12, 1991.

 

14.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Μελέτη εγκατάστασης της αναερόβιας εντερικής χλωρίδας του νεογνού με καισαρική τομή.

             Γαληνός, 33, 4, 1991.

 

15.        Αντωνοπούλου Χ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Δρυγιαννάκης Δ., Χήνου Ε., Μακρίδης Π., Γιακουμάκης Γ.: Υπολογισμός λευκοκυττάρων με 2 διαφορετικά συστήματα μέτρησης σε ογκολογικό κέντρο.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, IE, 14, 831, 1992.

 

16.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Ταχεία διάγνωση αναεροβίων λοιμώξεων.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, IST, 5, 355-360, 1992.

 

17.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Μέθοδοι ποσοτικού και ποιοτικού προσδιορισμού αναεροβίων μικροοργανισμών στο νερό.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, IST, 3, 195-199, 1992.

 

18.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Ενδονοσοκομειακές λοιμώξεις.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, IST, 12, 918-921, 1993.

 

19.        Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Χαντζιάρα Σ., Τσιμπουράκης Ν., Μαλάμου Β., Κοζώνη Σ., Αντύπας Α., Ρενιέρη Ν.: Συμπεράσματα από τη μελέτη του HIV.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, IZ, 6, 409-413, 1994.

 

20.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε.: Ανοσοενζυμικές δοκιμασίες τύπου ELISA.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, 1994, IH(4), 215-220.

 

21.        Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Αντύπας Α., Χαντζιάρα Σ., Κοζώνη Σ., Τσιμπουράκης Ν., Ρενιέρη Ν.: Αυτοματοποίηση στην ανοσοενζυμική τεχνολογία; προσδιορισμός β2 μικροσφαιρίνης σε HIV οροθετικά άτομα.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, 1994, IH(11), 513-515.

 

22.        Καβαλλιέρου Λ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Κοζώνη Σ., Χαντζιάρα Σ., Αντύπας Α., Τσιμπουράκης Ν., Μαλάμου Β., Ρενιέρη Ν.: Συμπεράσματα από τη μελέτη HIV οροθετικών ατόμων; αξιολόγηση και συμβολή προγνωστικών δεικτών.

             Ιατρικά Χρονικά, K1, 13-17, 1994.

 

23.     Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. : Καλοκαιρινές διάρροιες από βακτήρια.

Νέος Εργαστηριακός Ιατρός, 1998.

 

24.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. : Tα μικρόβια που μας προστατεύουν..

             Νέος Εργαστηριακός Ιατρός, 1998.

 

25.        Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. : Παθολογικές αλλοιώσεις των φυσιολογικών χλωρίδων του ανθρώπου.

             Νέος Εργαστηριακός Ιατρός, 1998.

 

26.     Παπαδόπουλος Ιωάννης, Στεφανής Χρήστος, Αλεξόπουλος Α, Βοιδαρου Χ, Κουρκουτας Ι, Βαβίας Σ, Βασιλείου Γ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε, Μικροβιακή χλωρίδα σακχαρότευτλου. Προκτικά Συνεδρίου, 2006 OOK)

27.     Δρυγιαννάκης Δ, Καλιουλη –Αντωνοπούλου Χ, Λεβεντάκου Α, Δρυγιαννάκης Ι, Οικονομάκη Α, Μπεζιρτόγλου Ε. Σηψαιμία-ενδοκαρδίτιδa αποτελεί ενδειξη καρκίνου παχέος εντέρου. Ιατρικά Χρονικά.,ΚΑ,12,578-579

 

28.     Τσιότσιας Α.,Τσουμάνη Μ, Χουλιάρα Ε, Κούγκουλης Κ, Στράντζαλη Α, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Το ως δείκτης κοπρανώδοθς μόλυνσης στα νερά του ποταμόυ Λούρου.βιβλίο Πρακτικών 2ο Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Βιολογικών Επιστημών για το περιβάλλον.,2002

 

29.      Μπεζιρτζόγλου E. Υγιεινή και ασφάλεια εργασίας στη γαλακτοβιομηχανία, 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

30.     Στεφανής Χ., Κουτρούμπας Σ, Τοκατλίδης Ι, Κουτρουμανίδης Θ, Αμπας Ζ, Αλεξόπουλος Α, Γαλανόπουλος Κ, Μπρούφας Γ, Χατζηβασιλείου Ε, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Eμπειρία, προοπτικές, απόψεις φοιτητών στα πλαίσια της πρακτικής τους άσκησης, 2008,Tιμητικός ΤόμοςOOK)

 

31.      Πλέσσας Σ, Κανελλάκη Μ, Μπεζιρτzόγλου Ε, Κουτίνας Α. Χρήση ακινητοποιημένων κυττάρων στην αρτοποίηση, 2008Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘ OOK)

 

32.     Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Οικολογία μικροβίων, 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

33.     Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Ενέργεια και Περιβάλλον. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

34.     Αλεξόπουλος Α, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Υγιεινή και ασφάλεια Αγροτικών εργασιών. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

35.     Βοιδαρου Χ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Επιβάρυνση της μικροβιολογικής ποιότητας του υδάτινου περιβάλλοντος. 2008,Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

36.     Βενιέρη Δ, Κομνηνού Γ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Ιοί εντερικής προέλευσης στο υδ’άτινο περιβάλλον-Μέθοδοι απομόνωσης και μοριακής τυποποίησης. 2008, Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

37.     Λεοντσινίδης Μ, Αλεξόπουλος Α, Σχοινάς Β, Μέντζος Θ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε, Βοίδαρου Χ. Εναλλακτικοί μέθοδοι επεξεργασίας ποσίμων υδάτων. 2008, Tιμητικός Τόμος Τμήματος Δασολογίας ΔΠΘOOK)

 

  1. Κοτζάμπαση Κ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε., Βοίδάρου Χ., Αλεξόπουλος Α., Βουδούρης Α., Καζαμίας Π., Ελευθεριάδης Ε. Ευεργετική τροποποίηση της εντερικής χλωρίδας βαρέως πασχόντων xειρουργικών ασθενών με συμβιωτικά. 10o Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Χειρουργικών Λοιμώξεων, Αθήνα, 7-9 Δεκεμβρίου 2007 - Divani Caravel.  

 

 

  1. Νούσιας Ηρ., Αλεξόπουλος Α., Βόιδαρου Χ., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Λοιμώξεις από βακτήρια  σε  θαλάσσιες υδατοκαλλιέργειες της  Δυτικής Ελλάδας. 1ο  Πανελλήνιο Συνέδριο Κτηνιατρικής παραγωγικών ζώων, υγιεινής- ασφάλειας τροφίμων ζωικής προέλευσης & προστασίας του καταναλωτή. Αθήνα, Ξενοδοχείο Hilton.,14-16/3/2008. (ΒOOK)

 

  1. Πλέσσας Σ., Αλεξόπουλος Α., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Αντιμικροβιακή δράση κόκκων kefir έναντι ευρωτομυκήτων κατά την παραγωγή άρτου. 2ου ΠΑΝΕΛΛΗΝΙΟΥ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟΥ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑΣ ΔΙΑΣΦΑΛΙΣΗΣ ΥΓΙΕΙΝΗΣ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ (Δ.Ε.Δ.Υ.Τ) ΜΕ ΘΕΜΑ «ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΚΛΗΣΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΑΣΦΑΛΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΙΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ» 6-8 Ιουνίου 2008, Ξεν Μακεδονία Παλλάς Θεσσαλονίκη. (ΒOOK)

 

  1. Αλεξόπουλος Α., Ceciu S., Μπεζιρτζόγλου E. Επίδραση του όζοντος στην επιφανειακή ολική μικροβιακή χλωρίδα φυλλώδους λαχανικού (Lactuca sativa – Μαρούλι). 2ου ΠΑΝΕΛΛΗΝΙΟΥ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟΥ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑΣ ΔΙΑΣΦΑΛΙΣΗΣ ΥΓΙΕΙΝΗΣ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ (Δ.Ε.Δ.Υ.Τ) ΜΕ ΘΕΜΑ «ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΚΛΗΣΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΑΣΦΑΛΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΙΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ» 6-8 Ιουνίου 2008, Ξεν Μακεδονία Παλλάς Θεσσαλονίκη. (ΒOOK)

 

  1. Ε. Σαζακλή, Α. Αλεξόπουλος, Ε. Μπεζιρτζόγλου, Μ. Λεοτσινίδης. Χλωρίωση: μας καλύπτει η νομοθεσία;. 2ου ΠΑΝΕΛΛΗΝΙΟΥ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟΥ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΗΣ ΕΤΑΙΡΕΙΑΣ ΔΙΑΣΦΑΛΙΣΗΣ ΥΓΙΕΙΝΗΣ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ (Δ.Ε.Δ.Υ.Τ) ΜΕ ΘΕΜΑ «ΣΥΓΧΡΟΝΕΣ ΔΙΑΤΡΟΦΙΚΕΣ ΠΡΟΚΛΗΣΕΙΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΑΣΦΑΛΕΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΙΟΤΗΤΑ ΤΩΝ ΤΡΟΦΙΜΩΝ». 6-8 Ιουνίου 2008, Ξεν Μακεδονία Παλλάς Θεσσαλονίκη. (ΒOOK)

 

43.     Τζώρα Α, Σκούφος Ι, Φώτου Κ, Βοίδαρου Χ, Νικολάου Κ, Αναστασίου Ι, Βάσσος Δ, Αυγέρης Ι, Τσίνας Α, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Μικροβιακή βιοποικιλότητα του γένους Salmonella spp και του είδους Clostridium perfringens στον βιότοπο του Αμβρακικού.ProceedingsOOK)

 

44.     Efine Nguema A, Tranier MS, Bezirtzoglou E, Coufleau E, Giffard I, Perraud-Gaime I, Roussos S.: Μετασυλλεκτική σήψη τομάτας στο Μαρόκο, Χανιά, 2008

 

45.     Βοίδαρου Χ., Σκούφος Ι, Τζώρα Α, Ρόζος Γ, Βάσσος Δ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Απομόνωση οξυγαλακτικών βακτηρίων που παράγουν βακτηριοσίνες από δείγματα νωπού κοτόπουλου, 2008 OOK)

 

46.     Πλέσσας Σ., Αλεξόπουλος Α., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Διερεύνηση αντιμικροβιακής δράσης μικτών καλλιεργειών κατά την παραγωγή άρτου με την μέθοδο του προζυμιού,2os Τιμητικός τόμος Δασολογίας, 2009 OOK)

 

47.     Πλέσσας Σ., Αλεξόπουλος Α., Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Διερεύνηση οργανοληπτικού χαρακτήρα  άρτων που παράχθηκαν με κύτταρα kefir μέσω ανάλυσης με αέρια χρωματογραφία-φασματοσκοπία μαζών (GC-MS), 2os Τιμητικός τόμος Δασολογίας, 2009 OOK)

 

48.     Αλεξόπουλος Α, Βοϊδαρου Χ, Νούσσιας Η, Στεφανής Χ, Βαβίας Σ, Μπεζιρτζόγλου Ε. Ανίχνευση μυκοβακτηριδίων σε ευρύαλα καλλιεργούμενα είδη ψαριών, 2os Τιμητικός τόμος Δασολογίας, 2009 OOK)

 

 

 

 

Δ.            CONGRESSES

 

I.              INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES

 

 1c.          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C. et al.: Factors modulating the intestinal colonization of infant born by caesarean section.

                Symposium of the Society of Intestinal Microbiology and Disease and the Association for Gnotobiotics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, 9-11 October, 1987.

 

 2c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Antagonism between Clostridium perfringens and Bifidobacterium bifidum in the newborn intestine.

                5th Biennial Symposium of Anaerobe Discussion Group, Cambridge, 23-25 July, 1987.

 

 3c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Apparition of Clostridium and Bacteroides in the newborn intestine by cesarian section.

                III Congreso Seimc (Sociedad Espanola de Enfermedades infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica), Granada, 8-11 May, 1988.

 

 4c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Maternal rectal flora at term.

                International Symposium on Anaerobic Bacteria and Bacterial Infections. Monte Carlo, 25-28 September, 1988.

 

 5c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: A comparison of anaerobic fecal floras between newborns delivered by cesarian section or vaginal delivery.

                57th Annual Congress of the Society for Applied Bacteriology, London, July, 1988.

 

 6c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Vaginal flora at term.

                Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Miami Beach, Florida, 8-13 May, 1988.

 

 7c.                          Kavallierou L., Kapellou P., Spanaki P., Bezirtzoglou E., Renieri N.: Detection of herpes viruses antibodies in Greek blood donors.

                Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Miami Beach, Florida, 8-14 May, 1988.

 

 8c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial flora of the nasal mucosa in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                XIV International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, San Antonio, U.S.A., September, 1989.

 

 9c.                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial flora of the ocular conjonctiva in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

3th European Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Infections, Munich, March, 1989.

 

10c.         Houinava H., Samakidis K., Derou E., Bezirtzoglou E., Antoniadis G.: Prevalence of antibodies to HIV in high risk groups in Greece.

                4th European Congress of  Clinical Microbiology, Nice, April, 1989.

 

11c.         Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Bacterial flora of the gastric liquid in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                VI International Congress of the Anaerobe Discussion Group, Cambridge, July, 1989.

 

12c.         Kavallierou L., Bezirtzoglou E., Passomenos D., Kampas I., Tavernaraki A., Renieri N.: Presence d'anticorps CMV, EBV et HSV chez des malades cancereux.

                2eme Congres de la Societe Francais de Microbiologie, Septembre, 1989.

 

13c.         Simopoulos C., Bounovas A., Polychronides A., Bezirtzoglou E., Lazarides M., Kouskoukis C.: Bacterial studies of peritoneal cavity in acute septic peritonitis in rats.

                XV International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, Ioannina, September 7-9, 1990.

 

14c.         Dimitriou D., Kagalou I., Stavropoulos A. and Bezirtzoglou E.: C. perfringens as indicator of lake water.

                VII International Congress of the Society for Anaerobic Microbiology, Cambridge, July 18-20, 1991.

 

15c.         Bezirtzoglou E., Dimitriou D., Panagiou A.: C. perfringens as a point source indicator in rivers.

                XVI International Congress on Microbiology Ecology and Disease, Mont Lake, Virginia, U.S.A., Sept. 27-29, 1991.

 

16c.         Papaemmanuil V., Papadimitriou A., Aaron M., Kaliouli C., Stylianea A. and Bezirtzoglou E.: Antibodies to different virus in maternal and cord sera.

                5th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Oslo, Sept. 9-11, 1991.

 

17c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Eubacterium in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                XVII International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Helsinki, Finland, 22-28 August, 1992.

 

18c                          Levidiotou S., Bezirtzoglou E., Gesouli E., Papatheodorou M., Antoniadis G.: Occurrence of  Salmonella serotypes in rural North-West Greece.

                6th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Seville (Spain), Mars, 1993.

 

19c                          Kostoula A., Zoannou A., Bezirtzoglou E., Antoniadis             G.: Occurrence of Demodex mite in various skin disorders.

                18th International Congress of Chemotherapy,       Stockholm (Sweden), June 27 - July 2, 1993.

 

20c                          Bezirtzoglou E.: Donnees actuelles sur le SIDA.

                XIIIe session des journees medicales balkaniques, Ioannina (Greece), 8, 9, 10 Juillet, 1993.

 

21c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Chen J., Norin E., Midtvedt T.: Influence of roxithromycin on the fecal excretion of short-chain fatty acids.

                XIth International Symposium on Gnotobiology, Belo Horizonte (Brasil), June 6-10, 1993.

 

22c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Nikolettos N., Panagiou A.: Prevalence of genital mycoplasmas.

                VIII International Symposium of the Society for Anaerobic Microbiology, Cambridge (England), July 22-24, 1993.

 

23c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Streptococcus sp. in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                XII Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, St. Petersburg (Russia), Sept. 6-10, 1993.

 

24c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Panagiou A., Savvaidis J., Theodorou D., Tsolas O., Antoniadis G.: A new and rapid method for identification of C. perfringens in cave waters.

                XVIII International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Boston (U.S.A.), 10-13 Sept., 1993.

 

25c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Midtvedt T.: Influence of roxithromycin on the fecal tryptic activity.

                                XVIII International Congress on Microbial Ecology, Boston (U.S.A.), 10-13 Sept., 1993.

 

26c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Staphylococcus sp. in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                II Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Marrakech (Maroc), Nov. 21-29, 1993.

 

27c                          Bezirtzoglou E.: Recent advances on AIDS virus.

                II Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Marrakech (Maroc), Nov. 21-29, 1993.

 

28c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E. and Midtvedt T.: Presence of β-aspartylglycine after feeding roxithromycin to rats.       

                6th International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Prague, Czech Republic, April 26-30, 1994.

 

29c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Savaidis I., Pacos S., Vragalas V., Bezirtzoglou C. and Beris A.: Gentamycin pharmacokinetic study in Orthopedic patients.

                6th International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Prague, Czech Republic, April 26-30, 1994.

 

30c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E. and T. Midtvedt: Influence of roxithromycin on intestinal cholesterol conversion in conventional rats.

                7th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology Divison, Prague, Czech Republic, July 3-8, 1994.

 

31c                          Panagiou A., Savaidis I., Theodorou D. and Bezirtzoglou E.: Influence of the luminescence on the presence of C. perfringens in caves.

                Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles, U.S.A., 29-31 July, 1994.             

 

32c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Golegou S., Beris A. and Th. Xenakis: A relationship between serum Gentamycin concentrations and MIC.

                9th Mediterranean Congress of Chemotherapy, Milano, June 17-19, 1994.

 

33c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Chen J. and T. Midtvedt: Influence of roxithromycin on mucin degradation in rats.

                XIX International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, Rome, September 18-21, 1994.

 

34c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Pneumatikos I., Savvaidis I., Guillaume M. and Nakos G.: Vancomycin pharmacokinetic study in intensive care unit patients.

                19th International Congress of Chemiotherapy, Montreal, July, 1995.

 

35c          Bezirtzoglou E., Norin E., Midtvedt T.: Influence of Roxithromycin on the urobilinogen excretion.

                World Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Infections, San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 5-8, 1995.

 

36c          Panagiou A., Savvaidis I., Bezirtzoglou E.: Effect of Chlorination upon frequence of C. perfringens.

                IX Interantional Symposium of SAM, Cambridge, U.K., July 14-15, 1995.

 

37c                          Papastathopoulou A., Bezirtzoglou E. and Legakis N.J.: Bacteroides fragilis: Production and sensitivity to bacteriocins.

                International Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections, Athens, April 19-20, 1996.

 

38c          Panagiou A., Savvaidis I., Maipa V., Bezirtzoglou E.: Distribution of Clostridium

 perfringens in polluted lake environments.

                International Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Anaerobic Infections, Athens, April 19-20, 1996.

 

39c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Xenakis Th., Bezirtzoglou C. and Beris A.: An overview of amikacin pharmacokinetics.

                4th Meeting of the European Congress of Chemotherapy, Athens, 23-25 Mai, 1996.

 

40c                          Antonopoulou C., Bezirtzoglou E., Antoniadis G.: Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus antibodies in haemodialysis patients.

                7th International Congress for Infectious Diseases, Hong Kong, June 10-13, 1996.  

                                                 

41c          Romond M.B., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Colonization of the murine gut by B. bifidum and C. perfringens during ageing.

                International Congress SOMED, Paris, France, 28-30 October, 1996.

 

42c          Antonopoulou C., Driyiannakis D., Bezirtzoglou E.: Prevalence of Hepatitis C virus antibodies in Greek blood donors.

                XV International Symposium of W.A.V.M.I., Nicosia, Cyprus, 16-21 February, 1997.

 

43c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Androutsos G., Tassiopoulou A.: A simple immunofluorescent procedure for morphologic identification of apoptotic leucaemic cells.

                International Congress of Haematology, Apoptosis section, Athens,1997.

 

44c          Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Occurrence of Lactobacillus in newborns delivered by cesarian section.

                International Symposium of the Society for Anaerobic Microbiology, Cambridge, U.K., July 9-11, 1997.

 

45c          Bezirtzoglou E., Xenakis T., Savvaidis I., Bezirtzoglou C., Katrami A., Beris A.: A comparison of the pharmacokinetics of amikacin and gentamicin.

                5th Meeting of BCLF, Ioannina, Greece, 9-12 October, 1997.

 

46c          Bezirtzoglou E., Kaliouli-Antonopoulou C., Driyiannakis D.: Occurrence of Lactobacilli in oral cavity.

                International Conference on Orofacial and Dental Infections, Iraklion, Crete, 19-23 October, 1997.

 

47c          Singer E., Yazourh A., Odou M.F., Romond M.B., Bezirtzoglou E., Dubreuil L., Romond C.: Does Bifidobacterium breve cellfree whey enhance the colonization resistance against Bacteroϊdes fragilis?

                Congress on anaerobic bacteria and anaerobic infections, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 24 - 26 April, 1998.

 

48c          Mullie C., Romond M.B., Yazourh A., Bezirtzoglou E., Romond C.: Modification to intestinal glycosidase activities following Bifidobacterium breve C50 oral challenge in C3H mice.

                Congress on anaerobic bacteria and anaerobic infections, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 24 - 26 April, 1998.

 

49c                          Bezirtzoglou E., Xenakis Th., Bezirtzoglou C., Beris A.: A Netilmicin pharmacokinetic study in orthopedic patients.

                98th Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, Atlanta, U.S.A.,  May 17-21, 1998.

 

50c          Drigiannakis D., Antonopoulou C., Leventakou A., Drigiannakis I., Ikonomaki A., Bezirtzoglou E.: Septicaemia from S. bovis I : Indication of carcinoma of the colon.

                2nd World Congress on Anaerobic Bacteria and Infections, Nice, France, 3-6 October, 1998.

 

51c          Kegos Th., Papagiannis I., Maipa V., Savvaidis I., Voidarou C., Kalfakakou V., Evangelou A., Bezirtzoglou E. : A relationship between bacterial indicators in extreme alpine waters and metal ions.

                5th International Symposium on Applied Bioinorganic Chemistry, Corfu, Greece, 13-17 April, 1999.

 

52c          Bezirtzoglou E., Konstandi M., Voidarou C., Kostakis D., Marselos M.: Influence of psychological stress on the fecal carriage of indicator bacteria.

                XIII International Symposium on Gnotobiology, Stockholm, Sweden, 19-24 June, 1999.

 

53c          Lazar V., Bezirtzoglou  E., Herlea V., Petrasinscu D., Moraru A., Bulai D., Ilina L. and  Tache E. Influence of anaerobic bacteria on the adhesion  and invasion  capacity of some E.coli strains to cellular substata.

                International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, Bucharest (Roumania), 29 Sept-1 Oct. ,2000

            

54c           Lazar V., Bezirtzoglou E., Herlea V., Ionescu D.M., Petrasinsc D., Tatu  D.and Cernat R. Characterisation of the interaction of some  opportunistic  adherent  Enterobacteria strains with Hep-2 cells   ultrastructural aspects.

International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, Bucherest (Roumania), 29 Sept-1 Oct., 2000

 

55c          Bezirtzoglou E., Maipa V.,Chotoura N.,Apazidou  E.,Tsiotsias A.,Voidarou C. and Kostakis D. Occurrence of Bifidobacterium in the intestine of newborns by fluorescence in situ hybridization.

                5th Karlsruhe Nutrition Congress, 22-24 October, 2000.

 

56c           Bezirtzoglou E., Kegos Th., Voidarou C., Tsiotsias A., Kostakis D.,  Baltagiannis  G. and Tsianos E.  A microbiological study of           biopsies coming from gastrointestinal disorders.

Gastrenterology International Congress, 19-25 November, New Delhi, India, 2000.

 

57c           Kyriacou A, Voidarou C, Tsiotsias A,Tassiopoulou S,Kotsou M.,Andrikopoulos N, Bezirtzoglou E.

Occurence of C.perfringens in traditional herbal plants. International Congress on Microbial ecology and Disease, Leeuwenhorst, The Nethrlands, 3-7 October, 2001

 

58c          Kotsou M., Kyriakou A, Fikioris A, Bezirtzoglou E. Effect of ozone on the intestinal microflora in

patients with gastrointestinal disorders. 13th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Glasgow, UK, 10-13 May, 2003

 

57c          Vassos D, Maipa V, Voidarou C, Koutsotoli A, Skoufos I,Tzora A, Bezirtzoglou E. Development  of the human lactic acid (LAB) gastrointestinal microflora in Greece. International Congress on Microbial Ecology and Disease, (SOMED). Amsterdam, 2005

 

58c          Voidarou C, Apostolidis P, Skoufos I, Vassos D, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E. Hygienic quality of some infant formula milk.15th European Congress of Clinical, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Copenhagen, April 2–5, 2005.

 

59c          Vassos D. Koutsotoli A, Voidarou C., Bezirtzoglou E, Maipa V. Antimicrobial activities of L. plantarum strains isolated from traditional dairy products. 14th Mediterranean Congress of Chemotherapy and 3o Pan-Cyprian Congress of Chemotherapy on Infectious Diseases, Limassol, November 2004.

 

60c          Skoufos I., Bezirtzoglou E., Zelovitis I., Voidarou C., Fotou  K., Kalfakakou V., Tzora A Accumulation of

Leukocytes in the Ovine Teat Dust after Infusion of Cytokines., 4th Annual Conference on Cytokines and Inflammation. 30-31 January, 2006 – San Diego, California

 

61c          Vassos D, Alamanos I, Voidarou C, Bezirtzoglou E, Maipa V Antimicrobial Activity of Lactobacillus Casei

Paracasei Stains Isolated from Traditional Dairy Products and Feacals from Infants.,13th Congress of Food Science & Technology ,17-21 September 2006, Nantes, France

 

62c          Voidarou C, Tzora A, Alexopoulos A, Bezirtzoglou E: Hygienic quality of different ham preparations,. 13th

                Congress of Food Science & Technology, 17-21 September 2006, Nantes, France

 

63c          Voidarou C; Tzora A; Fotou K; Alexopoulos A;  Bezirtzoglou E: Antimicrobial Activity of Some

Probiotics Strains Against Classical Pathogens.International scientific Exchange Section of the International Congress on Infectious Diseases. 12th International Congress on Infectious Diseases