Angela Domínguez

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The emergence and pandemic spread of a new strain of influenza A (H1N1) virus in 2009 resulted in a serious alarm in clinical and public health services all over the world. One distinguishing feature of this new influenza pandemic was the different profile of hospitalized patients compared to those from traditional seasonal influenza infections. Our goal(More)
BACKGROUND The associations between socioeconomic status and community-acquired pneumonia outcomes in adults have been studied although studies did not always document a relationship.The aim of this multicenter observational study was to determine the association between socioeconomic status and community-acquired pneumonia outcomes in the elderly, in the(More)
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for healthcare workers, but many do not follow the recommendation. The objective of this study was to investigate the factors associated with seasonal influenza vaccination in the 2011-2012 season. We carried out an anonymous web survey of Spanish primary healthcare workers in 2012. Information on vaccination, and(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the direct and indirect costs of outbreaks of acute viral gastroenteritis (AVG) due to norovirus in closed institutions (hospitals, social health centers or nursing homes) and the community in Catalonia in 2010-11. METHODS Information on outbreaks were gathered from the reports made by epidemiological surveillance units. Direct(More)
BACKGROUND The present report compares prognosis in hospitalized cases with the H1N1 pandemic virus in two seasons. METHODS Two series of hospitalized patients with laboratory-confirmed H1N1 pandemic influenza have been compared: 813 in the season 2009-2010 and 707 in the season 2010-2011. A detailed history of variables preceding hospital admission and(More)
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of cases of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) of viral etiology is a relevant public health issue. Due to underreporting, the study of outbreaks is an accepted approach to investigate their epidemiology. The objective of this study was to investigate the epidemiological characteristics of AGE outbreaks due to norovirus (NoV) and(More)
BACKGROUND To assess the contribution of physician-related factors, especially their influenza vaccine status, in the vaccination coverage of their patients. METHODS A study of vaccination coverage was carried out in Spain in 2011-12. The dependent variable (vaccination coverage in patients aged ≥ 65 years) was obtained from regional records. Information(More)
BACKGROUND Hygiene behavior plays a relevant role in infectious disease transmission. The aim of this study was to evaluate non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) in preventing pediatric influenza infections. METHODS Laboratory confirmed influenza cases occurred during 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons matched by age and date of consultation. NPI (frequency of(More)
In the Funding section, the second grant number from the funder Instituto de Salud Carlos III Copyright: © 2015 Garcia-Etxebarria et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source(More)