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    • Auditing the management of vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks: the need for a tool 

      Torner Gràcia, Núria; Carnicer-Pont, Dolors; Castilla, Jesús; Cayla, Joan; Godoy i García, Pere; Domínguez García, Àngela; Epidemiological Surveillance Working Group of Catalonia and Navarre (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Public health activities, especially infectious disease control, depend on effective teamwork. We present the results of a pilot audit questionnaire aimed at assessing the quality of public health services in the management ...
    • Economic costs of outbreaks of acute viral gastroenteritis due to norovirus in Catalonia (Spain), 2010–2011 

      Navas, Encarna; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Broner, Sonia; Godoy i García, Pere; Martínez, Anna; Bartolomé, Rosa; Domínguez García, Àngela (BioMed Central, 2015)
      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 ...
    • Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical measures in preventing pediatric influenza: a case–control study 

      Torner Gràcia, Núria; Soldevila, Núria; Garcia, Juan Jose; Launes, Cristian; Godoy i García, Pere; Castilla, Jesús; Domínguez García, Àngela (BioMed Central, 2015)
      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: ...
    • Epidemiology of foodborne Norovirus outbreaks in Catalonia, Spain 

      Martinez, Ana; Domínguez García, Àngela; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Ruiz, Laura; Camps, Neus; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Arias, César; Álvarez, Josep; Godoy i García, Pere; Balaña, Pilar Jorgina; Pumares, Analía; Bartolomé, Rosa; Ferrer, Dolors; Pérez, Unai; Pinto, Rosa; Buesa, Javier; Catalan Viral Gastroenteritis Study Group (BioMed Central, 2008)
      Background: Noroviruses are one of the principal biological agents associated with the consumption of contaminated food. The objective of this study was to analyse the size and epidemiological characteristics of foodborne ...
    • Factors associated to duration of hepatitis A outbreaks: implications for control 

      Torner Gràcia, Núria; Broner, Sonia; Martinez, Ana; Tortajada, Cecilia; Garcia de Olalla, Patricia; Barrabeig i Fabregat, Irene; Sala, Maria Rosa; Camps, Neus; Minguell, Sofia; Álvarez, Josep; Ferrús, Gloria; Torra, Roser; Godoy i García, Pere; Domínguez García, Àngela (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Even though hepatitis A mass vaccination effectiveness is high, outbreaks continue to occur. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between duration and characteristics of hepatitis A outbreaks. Hepatitis ...
    • Hospital-acquired influenza infections detected by a surveillance system over six seasons, from 2010/2011 to 2015/2016 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Soldevila, Núria; Rius, Cristina; Jane, M.; Martínez, Ana; Caylà, Joan A.; Domínguez García, Àngela (BioMed Central, 2020)
      Background: In addition to outbreaks of nosocomial influenza, sporadic nosocomial influenza infections also occur but are generally not reported in the literature. This study aimed to determine the epidemiologic ...
    • Influenza vaccination of primary healthcare physicians may be associated with vaccination in their patients: a vaccination coverage study 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Castilla, Jesús; Mayoral, José María; Martín, Vicente; Astray, Jenaro; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Toledo, Diana; Soldevila, Núria; González-Candelas, Fernando; García-Gutiérrez, Susana; Diaz-Borrego, José; Tamames, Sonia; Domínguez García, Àngela (BioMed Central, 2015)
      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 ...
    • Influenza vaccine effectiveness in reducing severe outcomes over six influenza seasons, a case-case analysis, Spain, 2010/11 to 2015/16 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Romero, Arantxa; Soldevila, Núria; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Jané, Mireia; Martínez, Ana; Caylà, Joan A.; Rius, Cristina; Domínguez García, Àngela (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 2018)
    • Knowledge of and attitudes to influenza vaccination in healthy primary healthcare workers in Spain, 2011-2012 

      Domínguez García, Àngela; Godoy i García, Pere; Castilla, Jesús; Soldevila, Núria; Toledo, Diana; Astray, Jenaro; Mayoral, José María; Tamames, Sonia; García-Gutiérrez, Susana; González-Candelas, Fernando; Martín, Vicente; Díaz, José; Torner Gràcia, Núria; CIBERESP Working Group for the Survey on Influenza Vaccination in Primary Health Care Workers (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
      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 ...
    • Las gastroenteritis víricas: un problema de salud pública 

      Domínguez García, Àngela; Godoy i García, Pere; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Cardeñosa, Neus; Martínez, Anna (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2009)
      Las gastroenteritis agudas (GA) constituyen un problema de salud importante, pudiendo estar causadas por bacterias, parásitos y virus enteropatógenos, entre los que se han reconocido hasta la actualidad rotavirus, ...
    • Managing an online survey about influenza vaccination in primary healthcare workers 

      Toledo, Diana; Aerny, Nicole; Soldevila, Núria; Baricot, Maretva; Godoy i García, Pere; Castilla, Jesús; García-Gutiérrez, Susana; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Astray, Jenaro; Mayoral, José María; Tamames, Sonia; González-Candelas, Fernando; Martín, Vicente; Díaz, José; Domínguez García, Àngela (MDPI, 2015)
      Online surveys are increasingly used due to their speed and efficiency. The aim of this study was to analyze factors that may have contributed to the quality and speed of response of an online survey on influenza vaccination ...
    • Vigilancia de la gripe pandémica (H1N1) 2009 en Cataluña. Resultados e implicaciones 

      Godoy i García, Pere; Pumarola, Tomás; Martínez, Anna; Torner Gràcia, Núria; Rodés, Anna; Carmona, Gloria; Ciruela, Pilar; Cayla, Joan; Tortajada, Cecilia; Domínguez García, Àngela; Plasència, Antoni; Grupo de trabajo de vigilancia y control de la gripe pandémica (Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo, 2011)
      Fundamentos. Las pandemias requieren una valoraci n de su nivel de gravedad. El objetivo fue determinar las caracter sticas de la gripe pand mica en Catalu a. Métodos. Se reali un estudio de vigilancia sobre la incidencia ...