Charalambos Neocleous

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Dr Charalambos Neocleous holds an MD and a PhD in Microbiology-Infectious diseases from the University of Thessaly, Greece. He is currently an adjunct lecturer at the Cyprus University of Technology and a Clinical Research fellow in Pediatrics at the Thriasio Hospital, Greece. He has published articles on pediatric and infectious diseases in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests lie in the field of pediatric infectious diseases, and antimicrobial resistance.


Area of Interest

His research interests lie in the field of pediatric infectious diseases, and antimicrobial resistance.

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  1. Neocleous, A. Adramerina, C. Spanou, G. Spyrou, A. Mitsios, M. Dragoumi, F. Tzanetis. How accurate are diagnostic tools for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) to establish causal association of an uncommon clinical condition with EBV? 2013 REVIEW Acta Virologica Vol.57, No.3, p.283-291.
  2. Neocleous, C. Spanou, E. Mpampalis, S. Xatzigeorgiou, Ch. Pavlidou, E. Poulos, F. Tzanetis. Unnecessary diagnostic investigations in Benign Acute Childhood Myositis: A case series report. 2012, Scottish Medical Journal 57(3):182.
  3. Neocleous, C. Spanou, A. Adramerina, G. Spyrou, F. Tzanetis. Painful vaso-occlusive crisis as a prodromal phase of Acute Chest Syndrome. Is only one chest x-ray enough? A case report. 2013, Praque Medical Report 2013 Vol. 114 No. 3, p. 180–185.
  4. Neocleous, A. Damani, I. Gerogianni, K. Gourgoulianis, E. Petinaki. Necrotizing pneumonia in Greece caused by a USA400 (ST1) Staphylococcus aureus harboring SSCmec Type V. 2010, Infection, 38: 76–77.
  5. P. Makaritsis, C. Neocleous, N. Gatselis, E. Petinaki, G. N. Dalekos. An immunocompetent patient presenting with severe septic arthritis due to Ralstonia pickettii identified by molecular-based assays: a case report. 2009, Cases Journal, 2:8125.
  6. Liakopoulos, C. Neocleous, D. Klapsa, M. Kanellopoulou, I. Spiliopoulou, K. D.  Mathiopoulos, E. Papafrangas, E. Petinaki. A T2504A mutation in the 23S rRNA gene responsible for high-level resistance to linezolid of Staphylococcus epidermidis. 2009, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 64(1):206-7.
  7. E. Malli, I. Spiliopoulou, F. Kolonitsiou, C. Neocleous, D. Klapsa, K. Pantelidi, M. Panopoulou, S. Grapsa, E. Alepopoulou, I. Neonakis, S. Alexiou-Daniel, D. Bakola, C. Koutsia-Carouzou, H. Malamou-Lada, L. Zerva, E. Vlahaki, S. Kartali-Ktenidou, E. Anastassiou and E. Petinaki, In vitro activity of tigecycline against Gram-positive cocci: a multicentre study in Greece. 2008 Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 62 (5):1158-1160.
  8. Neocleous, I. Gerogianni, K. Gourgoulianis, E. Petinaki. Prevalence of atypical bacterial pathogens in hospitalized adult patients with community acquired pneumonia in Central Greece. Indian journal of medical microbiology Indian J Med Microbiol. 2014 32(2):204-5
  9. Neocleous, A. Adramerina, S. Symeonidis, M. Malakozi, C. Spanou, E. Mpampalis, F. Tzanetis. A comparison between Transcutaneous and Total Serum Bilirubin in healthy term newborn Greek infants with clinical jaundice. 2014, Prague Medical Report, 115;1–2:33–42.
  10. C. Neocleous, I. Gerogianni, A. Liakopoulos, K. Gourgoulianis, E. Petinaki. Bacterial etiology of community acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Central Greece. 2014, Br J Biomed Sci., 71(1):46-7.
  11. Adramerina A, Xatzigeorgiou S, Spanou C, Tzanetis F, Neocleous C. How Parents' Lack of Awareness Could Be Associated With Foreign Body Aspiration in Children. Pediatric Emergency Care 2015 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Neocleous C, Diakolios K, Adramerina A, Varveris E, Tsioni V, Machairidou K. Guillain-Barré Syndrome Presenting as Unilateral Hip Pain in a Child. 2015, Acta Med Acad. 44(2):191-7.
  13. Diakolios K, Bourazani E, Adramerina A, Machairidou K, Neocleous C. Kawasaki disease in a pfapa patient: Should be aware of this combination 2015, Paediatrics Today, 11(2):176-178.