• 2016 CLEO today
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  • CLEO today

    CLEO, with the new PHIG project – Preventing Hospital Infections in Greece, is expanding its field of activity into other sectors of health research and promotion, such as:

    • the surveillance and prevention of the most common hospital-acquired infections
    • the surveillance and improvement of compliance with selected prevention practices
    • and the surveillance of antibiotics use

    aiming towards the improvement of provided health care quality in General and Children’s hospitals across Greece.

  • CLEO yesterday

    The Collaborative Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research was founded in 2011 under the auspices of the 1st and 2nd Pediatric Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, following a grant from the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation.

    The Collaborative Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Outcomes Research was founded in 2011 under the auspices of the 1st and 2nd Pediatric Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, following a grant from the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation.

    CLEO has operated as a Non-Profit Company since October 2014.

Latest News/Press

36th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID)

The 36th Annual Meeting of ESPID (European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases) held in Malmö, Sweden, on May 28 - June 2, 2018, included a wide range of educational seminars and lectures on the latest developments in the field of pediatric infections, epidemiology and immunology. The conference was attended by pediatricians, infectious practitioners, microbiologists and distinguished researchers from all over the world and presented original research work on the whole range of pediatric infections.
The CLEO team, headed by Prof. Theoklis Zaoutis, attended this year's conference and participated with the following abstracts:

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Latest Publications

Surveillance for central-line-associated bloodstream infections: Accuracy of different sampling strategies

Kourkouni E, Kourlaba G, Chorianopoulou E, Tsopela GC, Kopsidas I, Spyridaki I, Tsiodras S, Roilides E, Coffin S, Zaoutis TE; PHIG investigators.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Oct;39(10):1210-1215. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.187. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Abstract 

Background: Active daily surveillance of central-line days (CLDs) in the assessment of rates of central-line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) is time-consuming and burdensome for healthcare workers. Sampling of denominator data is a method that could reduce the time necessary to conduct active surveillance.

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PHIG Project 2016

PHIG Project

PHIG Project

Surveillance of the most common hospital acquired infections
Participants

Participants

Departments from all over Greece participating in the PHIG project
Material

Material

Tools for data collection
Redcap

Redcap

Web application for building and managing online databases

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CLEO was founded thanks to a grant of the “Stavros Niarchos” Foundation, which has supported its function as the main donator since 2011 and continues to do so today.

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