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Biography
Dr. Georgios Theodoropoulos

Prof. Georgios Theodoropoulos

Department of Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals

Agricultural University of Athens, Greece


Email: gtheo@aua.gr


Qualifications

1988 Ph.D., University of California, Davis, USA

1984 M.Sc., Iowa State University, USA

1979 DVM, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Publications (Selected)

  1. Kantzoura V., Kouam MK., Demiris N., Feidas H. Theodoropoulos G. Risk factors and geospatial modelling for the presence of Fasciola hepatica infection in sheep and goat farms in the Greek temperate Mediterranean environment. Parasitology 138, 926–938, 2011.
  2. Alban L, Pozio E, Boes J, Boireau P, Boué F, Claes M, Cook AJ, Dorny P, Enemark HL, van der Giessen J, Hunt KR, Howell M, Kirjusina M, Nöckler K, Rossi P, Smith GC, Snow L, Taylor MA, Theodoropoulos G, Vallée I, Viera-Pinto MM, Zimmer IA. Towards a standardised surveillance for Trichinella in the European Union. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 99, 148–160, 2011.
  3. Kantzoura V, Kouam MK, Feidas H, Teofanova D, Theodoropoulos G. Geographic distribution modelling for ruminant liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) in south-eastern Europe. International Journal for Parasitology 41, 747–753, 2011.
  4. Teofanova D, Kantzoura V, Walker S, Radoslavov Hristov GP, Theodoropoulos G, Bankov GI, Trudgett A. Genetic diversity of liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) from Eastern Europe. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 11, 109-115, 2011.
  5. Theodoropoulos G, Peristeropoulou P, Kouam MK, Kantzoura V, Theodoropoulou H. Survey of gastrointestinal parasitic infections of beef cattle in regions under Mediterranean weather in Greece. Parasitology International 59, 556-559, 2010.
  6. Kouam MK, Masuoka PM, Kantzoura V, Theodoropoulos G. Geographic distribution modeling and spatial cluster analysis for equine piroplasms in Greece. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10: 1013-1018, 2010.
  7. Kouam MK, Kantzoura V, Masuoka PM, Gajadhar AA, Theodoropoulos G. Genetic diversity of equine piroplasms in Greece with a note on speciation within Theileria genotypes (T. equi and T. equi-like). Infection, Genetics and Evolution 10: 963-968, 2010.
  8. Theodoropoulos G, Petrakos G. Trichinella spiralis: Differential effect of host bile on the in vitro invasion of infective larvae into epithelial cells. Experimental Parasitology 126: 441-444, 2010.
  9. Arabadjis D, Rousopoulos P, Papaodysseus C, Panagopoulos M, Loumou P, Theodoropoulos G. A general methodology for the determination of 2D bodies elastic deformation invariants: Application to the automatic identification of parasites. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence 32: 799-814, 2010.
  10. Kouam MK, Diakou A, Kanzoura V, Papadopoulos E, Gajadhar AA, Theodoropoulos G. A seroepidemiological study of exposure to Toxoplasma, Leishmania, Echinococcus and Trichinella in equids in Greece and analysis of risk factors. Veterinary Parasitology 170: 170–175, 2010.
  11. Kouam MK, Kantzoura V, Gajadhar AA, Theis JH, Papadopoulos E, Theodoropoulos G. Seroprevalence of equine piroplasms and host-related factors associated with infection in Greece. Veterinary Parasitology 169: 273-278, 2010.
  12. Kouam MK, Diakou A, Kanzoura V, Papadopoulos E, Gajadhar AA, Theodoropoulos G. A seroepidemiological study of exposure to Toxoplasma, Leishmania, Echinococcus and Trichinella in equids in Greece and analysis of risk factors. Veterinary Parasitology 170: 170–175, 2010.
  13. Kouam MK, Kantzoura V, Gajadhar AA, Theis JH, Papadopoulos E, Theodoropoulos G. Seroprevalence of equine piroplasms and host-related factors associated with infection in Greece. Veterinary Parasitology 169: 273-278, 2010.
  14. Van Hoorebeke S, Van Immerseel F, Schulz J, Hartung J, Harisberger M, Barco L, Ricci A, Theodoropoulos G, Xylouri E, De Vylder J, Ducatelle R, Haesebrouck F, Pasmans F, de Kruif A, Dewulf J. Determination of the within and between flock prevalence and identification of risk factors for Salmonella infections in laying hen flocks housed in conventional and alternative systems. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 94: 94–100, 2010.
  15. Dorny P, Vallée I, Alban L, Boes J, Boireau P, Boué F, Claes M, Cook AJC, Enemark H, van der Giessen J, Hunt KR, Howell M, Kirjušina M, Karsten Nöckler K, Pozio E, Rossi P, Snow L, Taylor MA, Theodoropoulos G, Vieira-Pinto MM, Zimmer IA. Development of harmonised schemes for the monitoring and reporting of Cysticercus in animals and foodstuffs in the European Union. EFSA-Q-2009-01073, 10 December 2009.