Oktavija Daković-Rode

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In the summer of 2010, two autochthonous dengue fever cases were detected in Croatia. Here we report the retrospective detection of an additional case of dengue fever, representing the first sustained autochthonous transmission in Europe since 1928. In addition, we present the phylogenetic analyses based on two sequences from the Pelješac peninsula,(More)
We report two cases of severe late-onset nosocomial pneumonia caused by Chlamydophila pneumaniae. The clinical course of the disease in these patients suggests that nosocomial pneumonia caused by this agent can lead to profound respiratory insufficiency and acute respiratory distress syndrome, particularly in patients with significant comorbidities and(More)
The results of vaccination against hepatitis B among health-care workers in "Sestre Milosrdnice" University Hospital are presented. Out of 1884 health-care workers 920 (48.8%) were tested for serum HbsAg, as well as anti-HBs and anti-HBc antibodies. There were 111 (12.1%) persons with one or more positive HBV markers. Seven of them (0.8%) were HBV(More)
An international, randomized, open-label, comparative study was undertaken in order to assess the efficacy and safety of azithromycin and cefuroxime, short sequential vs standard sequential therapy, respectively, in the treatment of patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). 180 adult patients were included in the study. 89 patients received(More)
The purpose of our retrospective 3-year study was to analyse and compare clinical and epidemiological characteristics in hospitalized patients older than 6 years with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) caused by Chlamydia pneumoniae (87 patients) and Mycoplasma pneumoniae (147 patients). C. pneumoniae and M. pneumoniae infection was confirmed by serology.(More)
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