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Publications 2013

Kind of publication Number
Original papers 30
Reviews, letters, books, book chapters 14
Impact factor (sum in 2013) 182.483

Original works

Abubakar I, Zignol M, Falzon D, Raviglione M, Ditiu L, Masham S, Adetifa I, Ford N, Cox H, Lawn SD, Marais BJ, McHugh TD, Mwaba P, Bates M, Lipman M, Zijenah L, Logan S, McNerney R, Zumla A, Sarda K, Nahid P, Hoelscher M, Pletschette M, Memish ZA, Kim P, Hafner R, Cole S, Migliori GB, Maeurer M, Schito M, Zumla A. Drug-resistant tuberculosis: time for visionary political leadership Lancet Infect Dis. 2013; 13:529-539.

Bates M, O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Tembo J, Chilukutu L, Chabala C, Kasonde R, Mulota P, Mzyece J, Chomba M, Mukonda L, Mumba M, Kapata N, Rachow A, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A: Assessment of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis with gastric lavage aspirates in children in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective descriptive study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013; 13:36-42.

Beissner M, Huber KL, Badziklou K, Halatoko WA, Maman I, Vogel F, Bidjada B, Awoussi KS, Ebekalisai Piten E, Helfrich K, Mengele C, Nitschke J, Komi Amekuse K, Franz Xaver Wiedemann FX, Adolf Diefenhardt A, Basile Kobara B, Herbinger KH, Kere AB, Prince-David M, Löscher T, Bretzel G. Implementation of a National Reference Laboratory for Buruli Ulcer Disease in Togo. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2013; 7:e2011.

Bryant JM, Harris SR, Parkhill J, Dawson R, Diacon AH, van Helden P, Pym A, Mahayiddin AA, Chuchottaworn C, Sanne IM, Louw C, Boeree MJ, Hoelscher M, McHugh TD, Bateson AL, Hunt RD, Mwaigwisya S, Wright L, Gillespie SH, Bentley SD. Whole-genome sequencing to establish relapse or re-infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a retrospective observational study. Lancet Respir Med. 2013; 1:786-792.

Davis XM, Hay KA, Plier DA, Chaves SS, Lim PL, Caumes E, Castelli F, Kozarsky PE, Cetron MS, Freedman DO; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. International travelers as sentinels for sustained influenza transmission during the 2009 influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 pandemic. J Travel Med. 2013; 20:177-184.

Dill T, Dobler G, Saathoff E, Clowes P, Kroidl I, Ntinginya E, Machibya H, Maboko L, Löscher T, Hoelscher M, Heinrich N. High seroprevalence for typhus group rickettsiae, southwestern Tanzania. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013; 19:317-320.

Ehlert N, Seilmaier M, Guggemos W, Löscher T, Meurer A, Wendtner CM. Severe oral mucositis in a patient with HIV infection. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2013; 138:1601-1605.

Fitri LE, Sardjono TW, Hermansyah B, Candradikusuma D, Berens-Riha N: Unusual presentation of vivax malaria with anaemia, thrombocytopenia, jaundice, renal disturbance, and melena: a report from malang, a nonendemic area in indonesia. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2013: 686348.

Friedrich SO, Rachow A, Saathoff E, Singh K, Mangu CD, Dawson R, Phillips PP, Venter A, Bateson A, Boehme CC, Heinrich N, Hunt RD, Boeree MJ, Zumla A, McHugh TD, Gillespie SH, Diacon AH, Hoelscher M: Pan African Consortium for the Evaluation of Anti-tuberculosis Antibiotics (PanACEA). Assessment of the sensitivity and specificity of Xpert MTB/RIF assay as an early sputum biomarker of response to tuberculosis treatment. Lancet Respir Med. 2013; 1:462-470.

Girma E, Tesfaye M, Froeschl G, Möller-Leimkühler AM, Müller N, Dehning S. Public stigma against people with mental illness in the Gilgel Gibe Field Research Center (GGFRC) in Southwest Ethiopia. PLoS One. 2013; 8:e82116

Girma E, Tesfaye M, Froeschl G, Möller-Leimkühler AM, Dehning S, Müller N. Facility based cross-sectional study of self stigma among people with mental illness: towards patient empowerment approach. Int J Ment Health Syst. 2013; 7:21.

Herbinger KH, Metzner M, Schmidt V, Beissner M, Nothdurft HD, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T: Infection-induced anaemia: a cross-sectional study of 14,636 German travellers aged 20-49 years. Infection. 2013; 41:1079-1087.

Jensenius M, Han PV, Schlagenhauf P, Schwartz E, Parola P, Castelli F, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Leder K, Freedman DO; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Acute and Potentially Life-Threatening Tropical Diseases in Western Travelers--A GeoSentinel Multicenter Study, 1996-2011. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013; 88:397-404

Kast K, Berens-Riha N, Zeynudin A, Abduselam N, Eshetu T, Löscher T, Wieser A, Shock J, Pritsch M. Evaluation of Plasmodium falciparum gametocyte detection in different patient material. Malar J. 2013;12:438.

Kayigire XA, Friedrich SO, Venter A, Dawson R, Gillespie SH, Boeree MJ, Heinrich N, Hoelscher M, Diacon AH; On behalf of the Pan African Consortium for the Evaluation of Anti-tuberculosis Antibiotics (PanACEA). Direct comparison of Xpert MTB/RIF with liquid and solid mycobacterial culture for the quantification of early bactericidal activity. J Clin Microbiol. 2013; 51:1894-1898.

Koehler RN, Alter G, Tovanabutra S, Saathoff E, Arroyo MA, Walsh AM, Sanders-Buell EE, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Robb ML, Michael NL, McCutchan FE, Kim JH, Kijak GH. Natural Killer Cell-Mediated Innate Sieve Effect on HIV-1: The Impact of KIR/HLA Polymorphism on HIV-1 Subtype-Specific Acquisition in East Africa. J Infect Dis. 2013; 208:1250-1254.

Lawn SD, Mwaba P, Bates M, Piatek A, Alexander H, Marais BJ, Cuevas LE, McHugh TD, Zijenah L, Kapata N, Abubakar I, McNerney R, Hoelscher M, Memish ZA, Migliori GB, Kim P, Maeurer M, Schito M, Zumla A. Advances in tuberculosis diagnostics: the Xpert MTB/RIF assay and future prospects for a point-of-care test. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013; 13:349-361.

Leder K, Torresi J, Libman MD, Cramer JP, Castelli F, Schlagenhauf P, Wilder-Smith A, Wilson ME, Keystone JS, Schwartz E, Barnett ED, von Sonnenburg F, Brownstein JS, Cheng AC, Sotir MJ, Esposito DH, Freedman DO; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network*. GeoSentinel Surveillance of Illness in Returned Travelers, 2007-2011. Ann Intern Med. 2013; 158:456-468.

Leder K, Torresi J, Brownstein JS, Wilson ME, Keystone JS, Barnett E, Schwartz E, Schlagenhauf P, Wilder-Smith A, Castelli F, von Sonnenburg F, Freedman DO, Cheng AC; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Travel-associated Illness Trends and Clusters, 2000-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013; 19:1049-1073.

Marais BJ, Lönnroth K, Lawn SD, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, Glaziou P, Bates M, Colagiuri R, Zijenah L, Swaminathan S, Memish ZA, Pletschette M, Hoelscher M, Abubakar I, Hasan R, Zafar A, Pantaleo G, Craig G, Kim P, Maeurer M, Schito M, Zumla A. Tuberculosis comorbidity with communicable and non-communicable diseases: integrating health services and control efforts. Lancet Infect Dis.2013; 13:436-448.

Mayxay M, Castonguay-Vanier J, Chansamouth V, Dubot-Pérès A, Paris DH, Phetsouvanh R, Tangkhabuanbutra J, Douangdala P, Inthalath S, Souvannasing P, Slesak G, Tongyoo N, Chanthongthip A, Panyanouvong P, Sibounheuang B, Phommasone K, Dohnt M, Phonekeo D, Hongvanthong B, Xayadeth S, Ketmayoon P, Blacksell SD, Moore CE, Craig SB, Burns MA, von Sonnenburg F, Corwin A, de Lamballerie X, González IJ, Christophel EM, Cawthorne A, Bell D, Newton PN: Causes of non-malarial fever in Laos: a prospective study. Lancet Glob Health. 2013; 1:e46-e54.

Miotto P, Mwangoka G, Valente IC, Norbis L, Sotgiu G, Bosu R, Ambrosi A, Codecasa LR, Goletti D, Matteelli A, Ntinginya EN, Aloi F, Heinrich N, Reither K, Cirillo DM. miRNA Signatures in Sera of Patients with Active Pulmonary Tuberculosis. PLoS One. 2013; 8:e80149

Riess H, Clowes P, Kroidl I, Kowuor DO, Nsojo A, Mangu C, Schüle SA, Mansmann U, Geldmacher C, Mhina S, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Saathoff E: Hookworm infection and environmental factors in mbeya region, Tanzania: a cross-sectional, population-based study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7:e2408.

Rojas-Ponce G, Rachow A, Guerra H, Mapamba D, Joseph J, Mlundi R, Marimoto S, Ntinginya NE, Mangu C, Framhein A, Butler A, Kohlenberg A, Ngatemelela D, Froeschl G, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Heinrich N. A continuously monitored colorimetric method for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in sputum. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013 Dec;17(12):1607-12

Rose M, Kimaro G, Kroidl I, Hoelscher M, Bygbjerg I, Mfinanga G, Ravn P: Evaluation of Quantiferon Microtube, using 0.9 mL blood, for diagnosing TB infection. Eur Respir J. 2013; 41:909-16.

Savini H, Gautret P, Gaudart J, Field V, Castelli F, López-Vélez R, Lim PL, Shaw M, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Simon F; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Travel-associated Diseases, Indian Ocean Islands, 1997-2010. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013; 19:1297-1301.

Shariful Islam SM, Lechner A, Ferrari U, Froeschl G, Niessen LW, Seissler J, Alam DS. Social and economic impact of diabetics in Bangladesh: protocol for a case-control study. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13:1217.

Sulistyaningsih E Fitri LE, Löscher T, Berens-Riha N. Diversity of the var gene family of Indonesian Plasmodium falciparum isolates. Malaria Journal 2013, 12:80

Todd J, Riedner G, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Weiss HA, Lyamuya E, Mabey D, Rusizoka M, Belec L, Hayes R. Effect of Genital Herpes on Cervicovaginal HIV Shedding in Women Co-Infected with HIV AND HSV-2 in Tanzania. PLoS One. 2013; 8:e59037

Wichmann D, Poppert S, Von Thien H, Clerinx J, Dieckmann S, Jensenius M, Parola P, Richter J, Schunk M, Stich A, Zanger P, Burchard GD, Tannich E. Prospective European-wide multicentre study on a blood based real-time PCR for the diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis. BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Jan 30;13:55. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-55.

Reviews, letters, books, book chapters, monographs

Alberer M, Löscher T:  Clinical presentation and management of traveler’s diarrhea. In: Travel Medicine 3rd ed. (Eds. Keystone JS, Kozarsky PE, Freedman DO, Nothdruft HD, Connor BA) Elsevier Saunders New York 2013

Alberer M, Löscher T: Tropenmedizin und Pädiatrie in Entwicklungsländern. In: Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (Hrsg. Koletzko B) Springer Berlin 2013

Burchard GD, Hentschke M, Weinke T, Nothdurft HD. Reisediarrhoe. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2013; 138:1673-86.

Bialek R, Löscher T: Toxokariasis. In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

Bialek R, Löscher T: Wurminfektionen- intestinale Helmintheninfektionen In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

Burchard GD, Hentschke M, Weinke T, Nothdurft HD. Reisediarrhoe. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2013; 138:1673-86.

Heinrich N, Löscher T: Malaria. In: Infektionserkrankungen der Schwangeren und des Neugeborenen (Hrsg.: Friese K, Mylonas I, Schulze A) Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Heinrich N, Löscher T: Infektionsprophylaxe du n Reisevorbereitung. In: Infektionserkrankungen der Schwangeren und des Neugeborenen (Hrsg.: Friese K, Mylonas I, Schulze A) Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Kitz CM, Bialek R, Brockmeyer H, Nothdurft HD, Stich A: Malaria. In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

Löscher T, Zimmermann T: Trichinellose. In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

Löscher T, Bialek R: Taeniasis und Zystizerkose. In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

Nothdurft HD, Caumes E. Epidemiology of health risks and travel. In: Principles and Practice of Travel Medicine 2nd ed. (Ed. Zuckerman JN) Wiley-Blackwell Oxford 2013

Phillips PP, Bratton DJ, Nunn AJ, Hoelscher M. Letter: Reply to Dodd and Proschan. J Infect Dis. 2013; 207:544-5.2012

Roß RS, Dobler G, Heiniger U, Löscher T, Müller T: Tollwut. In: DGPI Handbuch - Infektionen bei Kindern und Jugendlichen (Hrsg. Berner R et al.) Thieme Stuttgart New York 2013

 

Publications 2012

Kind of publication Number
Original papers 40
Reviews, letters, books, book chapters 4
Impact factor (sum in 2012) 181,198

Original works

Bates M, O'Grady J, Mwaba P, Chilukutu L, Mzyece J, Cheelo B, Chilufya M, Mukonda L, Mumba M, Tembo J, Chomba M, Kapata N, Rachow A, Clowes P, Maeurer M, Hoelscher M, Zumla A. Evaluation of the burden of unsuspected pulmonary tuberculosis and co-morbidity with non-communicable diseases in sputum producing adult inpatients. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e40774.

Bates M, O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Tembo J, Chilukutu L, Chabala C, Kasonde R, Mulota P, Mzyece J, Chomba M, Mukonda L, Mumba M, Kapata N, Rachow A, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A: Assessment of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for diagnosis of tuberculosis with gastric lavage aspirates in children in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective descriptive study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Beissner M, Piten E, Maman I, Symank D, Jansson M, Nitschke J, Amekuse K, Kobara B, Wiedemann K, Hoffmann H, Diefenhardt A, Badziklou K, Banla Kere A, Löscher T, Bretzel G: Spontaneous Clearance of a Secondary Buruli Ulcer Lesion Emerging Ten Months after Completion of Chemotherapy—A Case Report from Togo. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012; 6: e1747.

Beissner M, Symank D, Phillips RO, Amoako YA, Awua-Boateng N-Y, Sarfo FS, Jansson M, Huber KL, Herbinger KH, Battke F, Löscher T, Adjei O, Bretzel G: Detection of Viable Mycobacterium ulcerans in Clinical Samples by a Novel Combined 16S rRNA Reverse Transcriptase/IS2404 Real-Time qPCR Assay. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012; 6(8): e1756.

Berens-Riha N, Zechmeister M, Hirzmann J, Draenert R, Bogner J, Löscher T: Babesiose bei einem splenektomierten Reisenden aus den USA - Nach Deutschland importierte Infektion durch Zecken. Flugmed Tropenmed Reisemed 2012, 19:113-115

Boggild AK, Castelli F, Gautret P, Torresi J, von Sonnenburg F, Barnett ED, Greenaway CA, Lim PL, Schwartz E, Wilder-Smith A, Wilson ME, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network: Latitudinal Patterns of Travel Among Returned Travelers With Influenza: Results From the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network 1997–2007. J Travel Med 2012; 19:4-8.

Cuevas LE, Browning R, Bossuyt P, Casenghi M, Cotton MF, Cruz AT, Dodd LE, Drobniewski F, Gale M, Graham SM, Grzemska M, Heinrich N, Hesseling AC, Huebner R, Jean-Philippe P, Kabra SK, Kampmann B, Lewinsohn D, Li M, Lienhardt C, Mandalakas AM, Marais BJ, Menzies HJ, Montepiedra G, Mwansambo C, Oberhelman R, Palumbo P, Russek-Cohen E, Shapiro DE, Smith B, Soto-Castellares G, Starke JR, Swaminathan S, Wingfield C, Worrell C: Evaluation of Tuberculosis Diagnostics in Children: 2. Methodological Issues for Conducting and Reporting Research Evaluations of Tuberculosis Diagnostics for Intrathoracic Tuberculosis in Children. Consensus From an Expert Panel. J Infect Dis 2012;205 Suppl 2:S209-15.

Eshetu T, Abdo N, Bedru KH, Fekadu S, Wieser A, Pritsch M, Löscher T, Berens-Riha N: Open-label trial with artemether-lumefantrine against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria three years after its broad introduction in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia Malaria Journal 2012, 11:240

Esposito DH, Han PV, Kozarsky PE, Walker PF, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Barnett ED, Libman M, McCarthy AE, Field V, Connor BA, Schwartz E, MacDonald S, Sotir MJ; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Characteristics and spectrum of disease among ill returned travelers from pre- and post-earthquake Haiti: The GeoSentinel experience. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012; 86:23-28.

Gautret P, Gaudart J, Leder K, Schwartz E, Castelli F, Lim PL, Murphy H, Keystone J, Cramer J, Shaw M, Boddaert J, von Sonnenburg F, Parola P; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network: Travel-Associated Illness in Older Adults (>60 y).J Travel Med. 2012; 19:169-177

Gautret P, Cramer J, Field V, Caumes E, Jensenius M, Gkrania-Klotsas E, de Vries P, Grobusch M, Lopez-Velez R, Castelli F, Schlagenhauf P, Hervius Askling H, von Sonnenburg F, Lalloo D, Loutan L, Rapp C, Basto F, Santos O Connor F, Weld L, Parola P; for the EuroTravNet Network: Infectious diseases among travellers and migrants in Europe, EuroTravNet 2010. Euro Surveill. 2012; 17 pii: 20205

Geldmacher C, Koup RA. Pathogen-specific T cell depletion and reactivation of opportunistic pathogens in HIV infection. Trends Immunol. 2012, 33:207-14.

Geldmacher C, Zumla A, Hoelscher M: Interaction between HIV and Mycobacterium tuberculosis: HIV-1-induced CD4 T-cell depletion and the development of active tuberculosis. Curr Opin HIV AIDS 2012; 7:268-274.

Hatz C, von Sonnenburg F, Casula D, Lattanzi M, Leroux-Roels G: A randomized clinical trial to identify the optimal antigen and MF59(®) adjuvant dose of a monovalent A/H1N1 pandemic influenza vaccine in healthy adult and elderly subjects. Vaccine 2012; 30:3470-3477.

Hatz C, Cramer JP, Vertruyen A, Schwarz TF, von Sonnenburg F, Borkowski A, Lattanzi M, Hilbert AK, Cioppa GD, Leroux-Roels G: A randomised, single-blind, dose-range study to assess the immunogenicity and safety of a cell-culture-derived A/H1N1 influenza vaccine in adult and elderly populations. Vaccine. 2012; 30:4820-7

Heinrich N, Saathoff E, Weller N, Clowes P, Kroidl I, Ntinginya E, Machibya H, Maboko L, Löscher T, Dobler G, Hoelscher M: High Seroprevalence of Rift Valley Fever and Evidence for Endemic Circulation in Mbeya Region, Tanzania, in a Cross-Sectional Study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2012; 6:e1557.

Heinrich N, Prusseit J, Born M, Fleischhack G. Simon A: A Case of Disseminated Tuberculosis with Psoas Abscess in a 12 Year Girl with Sickle Cell Trait Klin Padiatr 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Herbinger KH, Schunk M, Nothdurft HD, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T, Bretzel G. Comparative study on infection-induced thrombocytopenia among returned travellers. Infection. 2012 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Herbinger KH, Drerup L, Alberer M, Nothdurft HD, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T. Spectrum of Imported Infectious Diseases Among Children and Adolescents Returning From the Tropics and Subtropics. J Travel Med 2012 [epub ahead of print]

Jensenius M, Han PV, Schlagenhauf P, Schwartz E, Parola P, Castelli F, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Leder K, Freedman DO; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Acute and Potentially Life-Threatening Tropical Diseases in Western Travelers--A GeoSentinel Multicenter Study, 1996-2011. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Kroidl I, Clowes P, Mwalongo W, Maganga L, Maboko L, Kroidl AL, Geldmacher C, Machibya H, Hoelscher M, Saathoff E: Low Specificity of Determine HIV1/2 RDT Using Whole Blood in South West Tanzania. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e39529.

Lienhardt C, Raviglione M, Spigelman M, Hafner R, Jaramillo E, Hoelscher M, Zumla A, Gheuens J: New Drugs for the Treatment of Tuberculosis: Needs, Challenges, Promise, and Prospects for the Future. J Infect Dis 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Lim PL, Han P, Chen LH, MacDonald S, Pandey P, Hale D, Schlagenhauf P, Loutan L, Wilder-Smith A, Davis XM, Freedman DO; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Expatriates ill after travel: results from the Geosentinel Surveillance Network. BMC Infect Dis. 2012; 12:386.

Marais BJ, Lönnroth K, Lawn SD, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, Glaziou P, Bates M, Colagiuri R, Zijenah L, Swaminathan S, Memish ZA, Pletschette M, Hoelscher M, Abubakar I, Hasan R, Zafar A, Pantaleo G, Craig G, Kim P, Maeurer M, Schito M, Zumla A. Tuberculosis comorbidity with communicable and non-communicable diseases: integrating health services and control efforts. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

McNerney R, Maeurer M, Abubakar I, Marais B, McHugh TD, Ford N, Weyer K, Lawn S, Grobusch MP, Memish Z, Squire SB, Pantaleo G, Chakaya J, Casenghi M, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, Zijenah L, Hoelscher M, Cox H, Swaminathan S, Kim P, Schito M, Harari A, Bates M, Schwank S, O'Grady J, Pletschette M, Ditui L, Atun R, Zumla A: Tuberculosis Diagnostics and Biomarkers: Needs, Challenges, Recent Advances, and Opportunities. J Infect Dis. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Mudenda V, Lucas S, Shibemba A, O'Grady J, Bates M, Kapata N, Schwank S, Mwaba P, Atun R, Hoelscher M, Maeurer M, Zumla A: Tuberculosis and Tuberculosis/HIV/AIDS-Associated Mortality in Africa: The Urgent Need to Expand and Invest in Routine and Research Autopsies. J Infect Dis 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Nienhuis WA, Stienstra Y, Abass KM, Tuah W, Thompson WA, Awuah PC, Awuah-Boateng NY, Adjei O, Bretzel G, Schouten JP, van der Werf TS: Paradoxical Responses After Start of Antimicrobial Treatment in Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection. Clin Infect Dis. 2012; 54:519-526.

Ntinginya EN, Squire SB, Millington KA, Mtafya B, Saathoff E, Heinrich N, Rojas-Ponce G, Kowuor D, Maboko L, Reither K, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Rachow A: Performance of the Xpert(®) MTB/RIF assay in an active case-finding strategy: a pilot study from Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Odolini S, Parola P, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Caumes E, Schlagenhauf P, López-Vélez R, Burchard GD, Santos-O'Connor F, Weld L, von Sonnenburg F, Field V, de Vries P, Jensenius M, Loutan L, Castelli F. Travel-related imported infections in Europe, EuroTravNet 2009. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012; 18:468-474.

O'Grady J, Bates M, Chilukutu L, Mzyece J, Cheelo B, Chilufya M, Mukonda L, Mumba M, Tembo J, Chomba M, Kapata N, Maeurer M, Rachow A, Clowes P, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A. Evaluation of the Xpert(R) MTB/RIF assay at a tertiary referral hospital in a high TB/HIV endemic setting. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Paudel D, Abera M, Kyeyune R, Solis-Soto MT, Lohani A, Wandiga S, Nji A, Froschl G: Inequalities in Health: Realities, Efforts and Way Forward. World Medical & Health Policy 2012; 4:13

Phillips PP, Gillespie SH, Boeree M, Heinrich N, Aarnoutse R, McHugh T, Pletschette M, Lienhardt C, Hafner R, Mgone C, Zumla A, Nunn AJ, Hoelscher M: Innovative Trial Designs Are Practical Solutions for Improving the Treatment of Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Pritsch M, Wieser A, Soederstroem V, Poluda D, Eshetu T, Hoelscher M, Schubert S, Shock J, Loescher T, Berens-Riha N: Stability of gametocyte-specific Pfs25-mRNA in dried blood spots on filter paper subjected to different storage conditions. Malar J 2012;11:138

Rachow A, Clowes P, Saathoff E, Mtafya B, Michael E, Ntinginya EN, Kowour D, Rojas-Ponce G, Kroidl A, Maboko L, Heinrich N, Reither K, Hoelscher M: Increased and Expedited Case Detection by Xpert MTB/RIF Assay in Childhood Tuberculosis: A Prospective Cohort Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Rose MV, Kimaro G, Nissen TN, Kroidl I, Hoelscher M, Bygbjerg IC, Mfinanga SG, Ravn P: QUANTIFERON®-TB Gold In-Tube Performance for Diagnosing Active Tuberculosis in Children and Adults in a High Burden Setting. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e37851.

Schuetz A, Dirks J, Sester U, Haule A, Elias N, Geldmacher C, Sanga E, Maboko L, Reither K, Hoelscher M, Meyerhans A, Sester M: Pathogen prevalence may determine maintenance of antigen-specific T-cell responses in HIV-infected individuals. AIDS. 2012; 26:695

Vesikari T, Forstén A, Herbinger KH, Cioppa GD, Beygo J, Borkowski A, Groth N, Bennati M, von Sonnenburg F.Safety a nd immunogenicity of an MF59(®)-adjuvanted A/H5N1 pre-pandemic influenza vaccine in adults and the elderly. Vaccine. 2012; 30:1388-1396.

von Sonnenburg F, Cramer JP, Freedman DO, Esposito DH, Sotir MJ, Lankau EW: Notes from the field: acute muscular sarcocystosis among returning travelers - Tioman Island, Malaysia, 2011. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012; 61:37-38.

Zumla A, Hafner R, Lienhardt C, Hoelscher M, Nunn A. Advancing the development of tuberculosis therapy. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2012; 11:171-172

Zumla A, Abubakar I, Raviglione M, Hoelscher M, Ditiu L, McHugh TD, Squire SB, Cox H, Ford N, McNerney R, Marais B, Grobusch M, Lawn SD, Migliori GB, Mwaba P, O'Grady J, Pletschette M, Ramsay A, Chakaya J, Schito M, Swaminathan S, Memish Z, Maeurer M, Atun R: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis--Current Dilemmas, Unanswered Questions, Challenges, and Priority Needs. J Infect Dis. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]

Reviews, letters, books, book chapters, monographs

Berens-Riha N, Nothdurft HD. Medikamentenresistenz bei Plasmodium falciparum – Aktuelle Empfehlungen zur Malariaprophylaxe. Flugmedizin Tropenmedizin Reisemedizin 2012; 19:282-289

Berens-Riha-N, Nothdurft HD, Löscher T. Malaria - ein internistischer Notfall. [Malaria - a medical emergency]. Dtsch med Wochenschr 2012; 137:2429-2446

Löscher T. Wie schützt man sich vor Legionellen? MMW Fortschr Med 2012; 154:18

von Sonnenburg F: Impfempfehlungen und Prophylaxe für Auslandsreisende. In: Impfkompendium (Hrsg. Spiess H, Heininger U, Jilg W) Thieme Verlag Stuttgart 2012

Publications 2011

Kind of publication
Original papers 25
Reviews, mongraphs, book chapters 6
Impact factor (sum 2011) 168.915

Orginal works

Bork-Mimm S, Rinder H. High prevalence of Capillaria plica infections in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Southern Germany. Parasitol Res. 2011; 108:1063-1067.

Bretzel G, Huber KL, Kobara B, Beissner M, Piten E, Herbinger KH, Wiedemann FX, Amekuse K, Kere AB, Helfrich K, Fleischmann E, Löscher T, Diefenhardt A, Nitschke J: Laboratory Confirmation of Buruli Ulcer Disease in Togo, 2007–2010. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011; 5:e1228

Chlibek R, von Sonnenburg F, Van Damme P, Smetana J, Tichy P, Gunapalaiah B, Leyssen M, Jacquet JM: Antibody persistence and immune memory 4 years post-vaccination with combined hepatitis a and B vaccine in adults age,d over 40 years. J Travel Med. 2011; 18:145-148

Cramer JP, Kastenbauer U, Löscher T, Emmerich P, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Burchard GD, von Sonnenburg F. Polyarthritis in two travellers returning from Australia. J Clin Virol. 2011; 52:1-3.

Domingo C, Niedrig M, Gascón J, Palacios G, Reyes N, Malo MJ, Wichmann O, Ruiz J, Schultze D, Schunk M, Puente S, Vinner L, Van Esbroeck M, Schuffenecker I, Grandadam M, López-Vélez R, Tenorio A. Molecular Surveillance of Circulating Dengue Genotypes Through European Travelers. J Travel Med. 2011; 18:183-190.

Flores-Figueroa J, Okhuysen PC, von Sonnenburg F, Dupont HL, Libman MD, Keystone JS, Hale DC, Burchard G, Han PV, Wilder-Smith A, Freedman DO; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Patterns of Illness in Travelers Visiting Mexico and Central America: The GeoSentinel Experience. Clin Infect Dis. 2011; 53:523-531.

Geis S, Maboko L, Saathoff E, Hoffmann O, Geldmacher C, Mmbando D, Samky E, Michael NL, Birx DL, Robb ML, Hoelscher M: Risk factors for HIV-1 infection in a longitudinal, prospective cohort of adults from the Mbeya Region, Tanzania.J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2011; 56-453-459.

Heinrich N, Mueller A, Bartmann P, Simon A, Bierbaum G, Engelhart S: Successful management of an MRSA outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 201; 30:909-913.

Hemelaar J, Gouws E, Ghys PD, Osmanov S; WHO-UNAIDS Network for HIV Isolation and Characterisation: Global trends in molecular epidemiology of HIV-1 during 2000-2007. AIDS. 2011; 25:679-689.

Herbinger KH, Nothdurft HD, Prymula P: Online survey: knowledge about risks, prevention and consequences of infections with HBV among travellers from four European countries. Curr Med Res Opin 2011; 27:489-496

Herbinger KH, Fleischmann E, Weber C, Perona P, Löscher T, Bretzel G: Epidemiological, clinical, and diagnostic data on intestinal infections with Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar among returning travelers. Infection. 2011; 39:527-535.

Herbinger KH, Siess C, Nothdurft HD, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T: Skin disorders among travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries consulting a travel medicine clinic. Trop Med Int Health. 2011; 16:1457–1464

Jelinek T, Burchard GD, Frühwein N, Hatz C, Just-Nübling GU, Kollaritsch H, Löscher T, Nothdurft HD: Notfall-Selbsttherapie (Standby-Therapie) der Malaria – ein Rückblick nach mehr als 20 Jahren Erfahrung. Med Welt 2011; 62:179-186

Kawai K, Villamor E, Mugusi FM, Saathoff E, Urassa W, Bosch RJ, Spiegelman D, Fawzi WW: Predictors of change in nutritional and hemoglobin status among adults treated for tuberculosis in Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011 Oct;15(10):1380-9.

Khim N, Siv S, Kim S, Mueller T, Fleischmann E, Singh B, Simon Divis PC, Steenkeste N, Duval L, Bouchier C, Duong S, Ariey F, Ménard D: Plasmodium knowlesi infection in humans, Cambodia, 2007–2010. Emerg Infect Dis 2011; 17:1900-1902.

Nofemela A, Bandawe G, Thebus R, Marais J, Wood N, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Woodman Z, Williamson C: Defining the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 transmission genetic bottleneck in a region with multiple circulating subtypes and recombinant forms. Virology. 2011 Apr 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Odolini S, Parola P, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Caumes E, Schlagenhauf P, López-Vélez R, Burchard GD, Santos-O'Connor F, Weld L, von Sonnenburg F, Field V, de Vries P, Jensenius M, Loutan L, Castelli F. Travel-related imported infections in Europe, EuroTravNet 2009. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Jun 10. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03596.x. [Epub ahead of print]

O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Mwaba P, Kapata N, Bates M, Hoelscher M, Zumla A: New and improved diagnostics for detection of drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2011; 17:134-141.

Rachow A, Zumla A, Heinrich N, Rojas-Ponce G, Mtafya B, Reither K, Ntinginya EN, O'Grady J, Huggett J, Dheda K, Boehme C, Perkins M, Saathoff E, Hoelscher M: Rapid and Accurate Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Sputum Samples by Cepheid Xpert MTB/RIF Assay-A Clinical Validation Study. PLoS One 2011;6:e20458.

Richter J, Hanus I, Häussinger D, Löscher T, Harms G: Mucosal Leishmania infantum infection. Parasit Res 2011; 109:959-962.

Saathoff E, Villamor E, Mugusi F, Bosch RJ, Urassa W, Fawzi WW: Anemia in adults with tuberculosis is associated with HIV and anthropometric status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2011; 15:925-932.

Schuetz A, Haule A, Reither K, Ngwenyama N, Rachow A, Meyerhans A, Maboko L, Koup RA, Hoelscher M, Geldmacher C: Monitoring CD27 Expression to Evaluate Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Activity in HIV-1 Infected Individuals In Vivo. PLoS One. 2011;6(11):e27284.

Theron G, Peter J, van Zyl-Smit R, Mishra H, Streicher E, Murray S, Dawson R, Whitelaw A, Hoelscher M, Sharma S, Pai M, Warren R, Dheda K: Evaluation of the Xpert(R) MTB/RIF Assay for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a High HIV Prevalence Setting. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011; 184:132-140.

Tsai TF, Lim PL, von Sonnenburg F, Clemens R: The potential utility of adjuvanted seasonal influenza vaccine for travelers. J Travel Med. 2011;18:231-232.

Wieser A, Guggenberger C, Pritsch M, Heesemann J, Schubert S: A novel ex vivo set-up for dynamic long-term characterization of processes on mucosal interfaces by confocal imaging and simultaneous cytokine measurements. Cell Microbiol 2011 [epub ahead]

Reviews, letters, books, book chapters & monographs

Alberer M, Herbinger KH, Nothdurft HD: Aktuelles zu Reiseimpfungenb. Arzneimitteltherapie 2011; 29:187-193

Heinrich N, Rachow A, Hoelscher M: Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis. N Engl J Med. 2011; 364:182

Herbinger KH, Ochmann U, Nowak D: Rechte und Pflichten HIV-infizierter Arbeitnehmer. Fortschr Med 2011; 18:40-44.

O'Grady J, Maeurer M, Atun R, Abubakar I, Mwaba P, Bates M, Kapata N, Ferrara G, Hoelscher M, Zumla A: Tuberculosis in prisons: anatomy of global neglect.Eur Respir J. 2011; 38:752-754.

O'Grady J, Hoelscher M, Atun R, Bates M, Mwaba P, Kapata N, Ferrera G, Maeurer M, Zumla A: Tuberculosis in prisons in sub-Saharan Africa - the need for improved health services, surveillance and control. Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2011; 91:173-178.

Zumla A, Atun R, Maeurer M, Mwaba P, Ma Z, O’Grady J, Bates M, Dheda K, Hoelscher M, Grange J: Viewpoint: Scientific dogmas, paradoxes and mysteries of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Trop Med Int Health 2011; 16:79–83

Publications 2010

Kind of publication  
Original papers & reviews 33
Books, book chapters, monographs 19
Impact factor (sum 2010) 146,77

Original papers & reviews

Apelt N, Hartberger C, Campe H, Loscher T (2010) The Prevalence of Norovirus in returning international Travelers with Diarrhea. BMC Infect Dis 10:131. [Epub ahead of print]

Beissner M, Herbinger KH, Bretzel G (2010) Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease. Future Microbiol 5:363-370

Beissner M, Awua-Boateng NY, Thompson W, Nienhuis WA, Klutse E, Agbenorku P, Nitschke J, Herbinger KH, Siegmund V, Fleischmann E, Adjei O, Fleischer B, van der Werf TS, Loscher T, Bretzel G (2010) A genotypic approach for detection, identification, and characterization of drug resistance in Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical samples and isolates from Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 83:1059-1065

Dheda K, Davids V, Lenders L, Roberts T, Meldau R, Ling D, Brunet L, van Zyl Smit R, Peter J, Green C, Badri M, Sechi L, Sharma S, Hoelscher M, Dawson R, Whitelaw A, Blackburn J, Pai M, Zumla A (2010) Clinical utility of a commercial LAM-ELISA assay for TB diagnosis in HIV-infected patients using urine and sputum samples. PLoS One. Mar 24;5(3):e9848.

Eshetu T, Berens-Riha N, Fekadu S, Tadesse Z, Gürkov R, Hölscher M, Löscher T, Miranda IB (2010) Different mutation patterns of Plasmodium falciparum among patients in Jimma University Hospital, Ethiopia. Malar J 9:226.

Field V, Gautret P, Schlagenhauf P, Burchard GD, Caumes E, Jensenius M, Castelli F, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Weld L, Lopez-Velez R, de Vries P, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Parola P, Network TE (2010) Travel and migration associated infectious diseases morbidity in Europe, 2008. BMC Infect Dis 10:330.

Geldmacher C, Ngwenyama N, Schuetz A, Petrovas C, Reither K, Heeregrave EJ, Casazza JP, Ambrozak DR, Louder M, Ampofo W, Pollakis G, Hill B, Sanga E, Saathoff E, Maboko L, Roederer M, Paxton WA, Hoelscher M, Koup RA (2010) Preferential infection and depletion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4 T cells after HIV-1 infection. J Exp Med. 2010 Nov 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Grange J, Adhikari M, Ahmed Y, Mwaba P, Dheda K, Hoelscher M, Zumla A (2010) Tuberculosis in association with HIV/AIDS emerges as a major nonobstetric cause of maternal mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2010 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Grange J, Mwaba P, Dheda K, Hoelscher M, Zumla A (2010) World TB Day 2010 - New innovations are required for enhancing the global fight against Tuberculosis: the 'Captain of all these men of death' Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Hagmann S, Neugebauer R, Schwartz E, Perret C, Castelli F, Barnett ED, Stauffer WM; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2010) Illness in children after international travel: analysis from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Pediatrics 125(5):e1072-80. Epub 2010 Apr 5.

Hecht A, Seilmaier M, Guggemos W, Löscher T (2010) Gastroenteritis mit Fieber, Zephalgie und Exanthem nach Indienreise. Internist 51 [epub ahead of print]

Heinrich N, Born M, Hoebert E, Verrel F, Simon A, Bode U, Fleischhack G (2010) Aortobifemoral embolism in an 18-year old patient following cisplatin and 5-fluorouracil chemotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma Vasa 39:271-273

Heinrich N, Löscher T (2010) Neue Seuchen, alte Seuchen - Gefahr für Kinder während Tropenreisen? Kinder- und Jugendmedizin 10: 255-262

Herbinger KH, Beissner M, Huber K, Awua-Boateng NY, Nitschke J, Thompson W, Klutse E, Agbenorku P, Assiobo A, Piten E, Wiedemann F, Fleischmann E, Helfrich K, Adjei O, Löscher T, Bretzel G (2010) Efficiency of Fine Needle Aspiration Compared with other Sampling Techniques for the Laboratory Diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer Disease. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Hoffmeister B, Peyerl-Hoffmann G, Pischke S, Zollner-Schwetz I, Krause R, Müller MC, Graf A, Kluge S, Burchard GD, Kern WV, Suttorp N, Cramer JP (2010) Differences in Clinical Manifestations of Imported versus Autochthonous Leptospirosis in Austria and Germany. Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:326-335

Kibuuka H, Kimutai R, Maboko L, Sawe F, Schunk MS, Kroidl A, Shaffer D, Eller LA, Kibaya R, Eller MA, Schindler KB, Schuetz A, Millard M, Kroll J, Dally L, Hoelscher M, Bailer R, Cox JH, Marovich M, Birx DL, Graham BS, Michael NL, de Souza MS, Robb ML (2010) A Phase 1/2 Study of a Multiclade HIV-1 DNA Plasmid Prime and Recombinant Adenovirus Serotype 5 Boost Vaccine in HIV-Uninfected East Africans (RV 172). J Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 11. [Epub ahead of print]

Koehler RN, Walsh AM, Sanders-Buell EE, Eller LA, Eller M, Currier JR, Bautista CT, Wabwire-Mangen F, Hoelscher M, Maboko L, Kim J, Michael NL, Robb ML, McCutchan FE, Kijak GH (2010) High-Throughput High-Resolution Class I HLA Genotyping in East Africa. PLoS One 5:e10751.

Koehler RX, Walsh AX, Saathoff E, Tovanabutra S, Arroyo MX, Currier JX, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Robb MX, Michael NX, McCutchan FX, Kim JX, Kijak GX (2010) Class I HLA‐A*7401 Is Associated with Protection from HIV‐1 Acquisition and Disease Progression in Mbeya, Tanzania. J Infect Dis. 2010 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Kolk A, Hoelscher M, Maboko L, Jung J, Kuijper S, Cauchi M, Bessant C, van Beers S, Dutta R, Gibson T, Reither K. (2010) Electronic-nose technology in diagnosis of TB patients using sputum samples. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]

König R, Nassri A, Meindl M, Matuja W, Kidunda AR, Siegmund V, Bretzel G, Löscher T, Jilek-Aall L, Schmutzhard E, Winkler AS (2010) The role of Onchocerca volvulus in the development of epilepsy in a rural area of Tanzania. Parasitology April 14, 1-10. [Epub ahead of print]

Marais B, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Dheda K, Zumla A (2010) World TB Day 2010: eradicating tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa needs effective and committed north-south partnerships. S Afr Med J. 100:153-155

Mendelson M, Davis XM, Jensenius M, Keystone JS, von Sonnenburg F, Hale DC, Burchard GD, Field V, Vincent P, Freedman DO For The GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2010) Health Risks in Travelers to South Africa: The GeoSentinel Experience and Implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:991-995.

Mestecky J, Wright PF, Lopalco L, Staats HF, Kozlowski PA, Moldoveanu Z, Alexander RC, Kulhavy R, Pastori C, Maboko L, Riedner G, Zhu Y, Wrinn T, Hoelscher M (2010) Scarcity or Absence of Humoral Immune Responses in the Plasma and Cervicovaginal Lavage Fluids of Heavily HIV-1-Exposed But Persistently Seronegative Women. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2010 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Migliori GB, Dheda K, Centis R, Mwaba P, Bates M, O'Grady J, Hoelscher M, Zumla A (2010) Review of multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant TB: global perspectives with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa. Trop Med Int Health. Jun 10. [Epub ahead of print]

Nienhuis WA, Stienstra Y, Thompson WA, Awuah PC, Abass KM, Tuah W, Awua-Boateng NY, Ampadu EO, Siegmund V, Schouten JP, Adjei O, Bretzel G, van der Werf TS (2010) Antimicrobial treatment for early, limited Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2010 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Paschke C, Apelt N, Fleischmann E, Perona P, Walentiny C, Löscher T, Herbinger KH (2010) Controlled study on enteropathogens in travellers returning from the tropics with and without diarrhea. Clin Microbiol Infect Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Peter J, Green C, Hoelscher M, Mwaba P, Zumla A, Dheda K (2010) Urine for the diagnosis of tuberculosis: current approaches, clinical applicability, and new developments. Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:262-270

Pfeffer M, Hanus I, Löscher T, Homeier T, Dobler G (2010) Chikungunya fever in two German tourists returning from the Maldives, September, 2009. Euro Surveill 15(13). pii: 19531

Reither K, Saathoff E, Jung J, Minja LT, Machibya H, Maboko L, Perkins MD, Hoelscher M, Boehme CC (2010) Evaluation of Diagnos TB AG, a flow-through immunoassay for rapid detection of pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 14:238-40

Saathoff E, Pritsch M, Geldmacher C, Hoffmann O, Koehler R, Maboko L, Maganga L, Geis S, McCutchan F, Kijak G, Kim J, Arroyo M, Gerhardt M, Tovanabutra S, Robb M, Williamson C, Michael NL, Hoelscher M (2010) Viral and Host Factors Associated With the HIV-1 Viral Load Setpoint in Adults From Mbeya Region, Tanzania. JAIDS 54:324-331

Schlagenhauf P, Chen LH, Wilson ME, Freedman DO, Tcheng D, Schwartz E, Pandey P, Weber R, Nadal D, Berger C, von Sonnenburg F, Keystone J, Leder K (2010) Sex and Gender Differences in Travel-Associated Disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Sulistyaningsih E, Fitri LE, Loscher T, Berens-Riha N (2010) Diagnostic Difficulties with Plasmodium knowlesi Infection in Humans. Emerg Infect Dis 16:1033-4.Apelt N, Hartberger C, Campe H, Loscher T (2010) The Prevalence of Norovirus in returning international Travelers with Diarrhea. BMC Infect Dis 10:131. [Epub ahead of print]

Books, book chapters  & monographs

Bretzel G, Fleischer B: Buruli-Ulkus. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Bretzel G, Tannich E: Labordiagnostik.  In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Burchard GD, Löscher T: Fieber. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Burchard GD, Löscher T: Intestinale Nematodeninfektionen. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Burchard GD, Löscher T: Pentastomiasis, Akanthozephalose und Blutegelbefall.  In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Ehrhardt S, Burchard GD, Löscher T: Nahrungsmittelübertragene Trematodeninfektionen.In:  Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Hatz C, Nothdurft HD: Reisemedizinische Beratung. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Knobloch J, Löscher T.: Rickettsiosen. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Kroidl A, Hölscher M: HIV-Infektion und AIDS. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Langenscheidt P, Löscher T: Erkrankungen des Bewegungsapparats. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Löscher T, Prüfer-Krämer L: Emering and re-emerging infectious diseases. In: Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology (eds.: Krämer A, Kretzschmar M, Krickeberg K) Springer 2010

Löscher T: Bartonelllosen, Ehrlichiosen und Anaplasmose. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Löscher T: Wichtige Medikamente in der Tropenmedizin.  In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Löscher T, Horstmann R, Krüger A, Burchard GD: Malraia. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Löscher T, Burchard GD: Larvale Nematodeninfektionen. In:  Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Nothdurft HD, Hatz C: Malariaprophylaxe. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Schmutzhard E, Löscher T: Virale ZNS-Infektionen. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Steffen R, von Sonnenburg F: Reisemedizinische Impfungen. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

Stingl P, Bretzel G: Lepra. In: Löscher T, Burchard GD (Hrsg.): Tropenmedizin in Klinik und Praxis. Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart New York 2010

 

Publications 2009

Kind of publication No
Original papers & reviews 34
Books, book chapters, monographs 15
Impact factor (sum 2009) 117.715

Original papers & reviews

Barreto Miranda I, Löscher T (2009) Malaria. Med Klin 104:543-552

Berens-Riha N, Sinicina I, Fleischmann E, Loscher T (2009) Comparison of different methods for delayed post-mortem diagnosis of falciparum malaria. Malar J. 28;8(1):244. [Epub ahead of print]

Berens-Riha N, Fleischmann E, Pratlong F, Bretzel G, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T (2009) Cutaneous Leishmaniasis (Leishmania tropica) in a German Tourist After Travel to Greece. J Travel Med 16:220-222

Boecken G, Weitzel T, Sunderkötter C, Fischer M, von Stebut-Borschitz E, Bogdan C, Pietras M, Anders G, Harms-Zwingenberger G, Burchard G, Bialek R, Lippert U, Grobusch M, Erkens K, Fleischer B, Löbermann M, Schunk M, Sterzik B (2009) .Diagnostik und Therapie der kutanen und mukokutanen Leishmaniasis in Deutschland. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 7 Suppl 7:s1-38

Burchard GD, Caumes E, Connor BA, Freedman DO, Jelinek T, Jong EC, von Sonnenburg F, Steffen R, Tsai TF, Wilder-Smith A, Zuckerman J (2009) Expert opinion on vaccination of travelers against Japanese encephalitis. J Travel Med 16:204-216

Cannas A, Kalunga G, Green C, Calvo L, Katemangwe P, Reither K, Perkins MD, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Talbot EA, Mwaba P, Zumla AI, Girardi E, Huggett JF; TB trDNA consortium (2009) Implications of storing urinary DNA from different populations for molecular analyses. PLoS One. 2009 Sep 10;4(9):e6985

Chen LH, Wilson ME, Davis X, Loutan L, Schwartz E, Keystone J, Hale D, Lim PL, McCarthy A, Gkrania-Klotsas E, Schlagenhauf P; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2009) Illness in long-term travelers visiting GeoSentinel clinics. Emerg Infect Dis 15:1773-1782

Danquah I, Dietz E, Zanger P, Reither K, Ziniel P, Bienzle U, Mockenhaupt FP (2009) Reduced efficacy of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in malnourished children. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 53:1753-1759

Domingo C, de Ory F, Sanz JC, Reyes N, Gascón J, Wichmann O, Puente S, Schunk M, López-Vélez R, Ruiz J, Tenorio A (2009) Molecular and serologic markers of acute dengue infection in naive and flavivirus-vaccinated travelers. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 65:42-48.

Gautret P, Schlagenhauf P, Gaudart J, Castelli F, Brouqui P, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Parola P; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2009) Multicenter EuroTravNet/GeoSentinel study of travel-related infectious diseases in Europe. Emerg Infect Dis 15:1783-1790

Geldmacher C, Metzler IS, Tovanabutra S, Asher TE, Gostick E, Ambrozak DR, Petrovas C, Schuetz A, Ngwenyama N, Kijak G, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, McCutchan F, Price DA, Douek DC, Koup RA (2009) Minor viral and host genetic polymorphisms can dramatically impact the biological outcome of an epitope-specific CD8 T cell response. Blood Jun 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Green C, Huggett JF, Talbot E, Mwaba P, Reither K, Zumla AI (2009) Rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis through the detection of mycobacterial DNA in urine by nucleic acid  amplification methods. Lancet Infect Dis  9:505-511

Herbinger KH, Brieske D, Nitschke J, Siegmund V, Thompson W, Klutse E, Awua-Boateng NY, Bruhl E, Kunaa L, Schunk M, Adjei O, Löscher T, Bretzel G (2009) Excision of pre-ulcerative forms of Buruli ulcer disease: a curative treatment? Infection 37:20-25

Herbinger KH, Adjei O, Awua-Boateng NY, Nienhuis WA, Kunaa L, Siegmund V, Nitschke J, Thompson W, Klutse E, Agbenorku P, Schipf A, Reu S, Racz P, Fleischer B, Beissner M, Fleischmann E, Helfrich K, van der Werf TS, Löscher T, Bretzel G (2009) Comparative study of the sensitivity of different diagnostic methods for the laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease. Clin Infect Dis 48:1055-1064

Huygen K, Adjei O, Affolabi D, Bretzel G, Demangel C, Fleischer B, Johnson RC, Pedrosa J, Phanzu DM, Phillips RO, Pluschke G, Siegmund V, Singh M, van der Werf TS, Wansbrough-Jones M, Portaels F (2009) Buruli ulcer disease: prospects for a vaccine. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2009 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Jensenius M, Davis X, von Sonnenburg F, Schwartz E, Keystone JS, Leder K, Lopéz-Véléz R, Caumes E, Cramer JP, Chen L, Parola P; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2009) Multicenter GeoSentinel analysis of rickettsial diseases in international travelers, 1996-2008. Emerg Infect Dis 15:1791-1798

Kaltenböck A, Dubischar-Kastner K, Eder G, Jilg W, Klade C, Kollaritsch H, Paulke-Korinek M, von Sonnenburg F, Spruth M, Tauber E, Wiedermann U, Schuller E (2009) Safety and immunogenicity of concomitant vaccination with the cell-culture based Japanese encephalitis vaccine IC51 and the hepatitis A vaccine HAVRIX((R))1440 in healthy subjects: A single-blind, randomized, controlled Phase 3 study. Vaccine. 2009 May 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Kawai K, Saathoff E, Antelman G, Msamanga G, Fawzi WW (2009) Geophagy (Soil-eating) in relation to Anemia and Helminth infection among HIV-infected pregnant women in Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:36-43.

Kupka R, Kassaye T, Saathoff E, Hertzmark E, Msamanga GI, Fawzi WW (2009) Predictors of stillbirth among HIV-infected Tanzanian women. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:584-592

Löscher T, Bogner JR. (2009) Infektiologie und Tropenmedizin 2009. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 134:1343-1348

Löscher T, von Sonnenburg F (2009) Neue Influenza A/H1N1: alles unter Kontrolle?  Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 134:2441-2442

Mueller MC, Fleischmann E, Grunke M, Schewe S, Bogner JR, Löscher T (2009) Relapsing cutaneous leishmaniasis in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis treated with infliximab. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 81:52-54.

Mugusi FM, Mehta S, Villamor E, Urassa W, Saathoff E, Bosch RJ, Fawzi WW (2009) Factors associated with mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected patients with pulmonary tuberculosis. BMC Public Health 9:409

Petrovas C, Chaon B, Ambrozak DR, Price DA, Melenhorst JJ, Hill BJ, Geldmacher C, Casazza JP, Chattopadhyay PK, Roederer M, Douek DC, Mueller YM, Jacobson JM, Kulkarni V, Felber BK, Pavlakis GN, Katsikis PD, Koup RA (2009) Differential Association of Programmed Death-1 and CD57 with Ex Vivo Survival of CD8+ T Cells in HIV Infection. J Immunol  Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Reither K, Saathoff E, Jung J, Minja LT, Kroidl I, Saad E, Huggett JF, Ntinginya EN, Maganga L, Maboko L, Hoelscher M (2009) Low sensitivity of a urine LAM-ELISA in the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis. BMC Infect Dis 9:141

Schlagenhauf P, Johnson R, Schwartz E, Nothdurft HD, Steffen R (2009). Evaluation of mood profiles during malaria chemoprophylaxis: a randomized, double-blind, four-arm study. J Travel Med 16:42-5.

Schunk M, Thompson W, Klutse E, Nitschke J, Opare-Asamoah K, Thompson R, Fleischmann E, Siegmund V, Herbinger KH, Adjei O, Fleischer B, Loscher T, Bretzel G (2009) Outcome of patients with buruli ulcer after surgical treatment with or without antimycobacterial treatment in Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg.81:75-81

Schunk M, Löscher T (2009) Neues aus der Tropen- und Reisemedizin. Bayer Ärztebl 64:336-343

Schwarz TF, Spaczynski M, Schneider A, Wysocki J, Galaj A, Perona P, Poncelet S, Zahaf T, Hardt K, Descamps D, Dubin G; on behalf of the HPV Study Group for Adult Women (2009) Immunogenicity and tolerability of an HPV-16/18 AS04-adjuvanted prophylactic cervical cancer vaccine in women aged 15-55 years. Vaccine 27:581-587+

Stingl P. Onchocerciasis: developments in diagnosis, treatment and control (2009) Int J Dermatol. 48:393-396

Swaminathan A, Torresi J, Schlagenhauf P, Thursky K, Wilder-Smith A, Connor BA, Schwartz E, von Sonnenburg F, Keystone J, O'Brien DP; GeoSentinel Network (2009) A global study of pathogens and host risk factors associated with infectious gastrointestinal disease in returned international travellers. J Infect 59:19-27.

Van Damme P, von Sonnenburg F, Hatz C, Hoet B, Lefevre I, Leyssen M (2009) Long-term immunogenicity of preservative-free hepatitis B vaccine formulations in adults. J Med Virol. 81:1710-1715.

Walentiny C (2009) Schwangerschaft und Reisen Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:594-598

Books, book chapters & monographs

Bialek R, Burchard GD, Nothdurft HD. Malaria. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Hohenschild S, Bialek R, Graubner UB, Löscher T. Leishmaniosen. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Kern P, Löscher T, Frosch M, HJunghanss T. Echinokokkose. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T, Richter J. Diphyllobothriasis. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T, Zimmermann Th. Trichuriasis. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T, Zimmermann Th. Trichinose. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Lutz E, Dobler G, Kreth HW, Ross S, Löscher T, Zimmermann Th. Tollwut. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T, Bialek R. Taemniasis und Zystizerkose. In: DGPI Handbuch Hrsg. Scholz H, Belohradsky BH, Bialek R, Heiniger U, Kreth HW, Roos R. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T. 56.6 Intestinale Trematoden. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T. 56.7 Lebertrematoden. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T. 56.8 Zestoden. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T. Parasiten des Urogenitaltraktes. 57.2 Trematoden. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Löscher T. Gewebeparasiten. 59.4 Intestinale Trematoden. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Nothdurft HD. 58.2.1 Plasmodium. In: Mikrobiologische  Diagnostik. Hrsg. Neumeister B, Geiss HK, Braun RW, Kimmig P. Thieme Stuttgart New York 2009

Schunk M, Löscher T. Importierte Infektionen. In: Akutmedizin – Die ersten 24 Stunden. Hrsg.: Madler C, Jauch KW, Werdan K, Siegrist J, Pajonk FG, Urban Fischer, München Jena 2009

 

Publications 2008

Kind of publication  No.
Original papers & reviews 25
Review, monographs, books, book chapters  8
Impact factor (sum 2008) 127.865

Original works

Barreto Miranda I, Weber C, Fleischmann E, Bretzel G, Löscher T (2008) Validity of Malaria Diagnosis in Nonimmune Travelers in Endemic Areas J Travel Med 15: 426-431

Borowski P, Heising MV, Barreto Miranda I, Liao CL, Choe J, Baier A (2008) Viral NS3 helicase activity is inhibited by peptides reproducing the Arg-rich conserved motif of the enzyme (motif VI). Biochem Pharmacol 76:28-38.

Chilongozi D, Wang L, Brown L, Taha T, Valentine M, Emel L, Sinkala M, Kafulafula G, Noor RA, Read JS, Brown ER, Goldenberg RL, Hoffman I; HIVNET 024 Study Team (2008) Morbidity and mortality among a cohort of human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected and uninfected pregnant women and their infants from Malawi, Zambia, and Tanzania. Pediatr Infect Dis J 27:808-814

Currier JR, Galley LM, Wenschuh H, Morafo V, Ratto-Kim S, Gray CM, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Marovich MA, Cox JH (2008) Peptide impurities in commercial synthetic peptides and the implications for vaccine trial assessment. Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:267-276

Davis XM, MacDonald S, Borwein S, Freedman DO, Kozarsky PE, von Sonnenburg F, Keystone JS, Lim PL, Marano N; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2008) Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:4-8.

Djie-Maletz A, Reither K, Danour S, Anyidoho L, Saad E, Danikuu F, Ziniel P, Weitzel T, Wagner J, Bienzle U, Stark K, Seidu-Korkor A, Mockenhaupt FP, Ignatius R (2008) High rate of resistance to locally used antibiotics among enteric bacteria from children in Northern Ghana. J Antimicrob Chemother 61:315-318

Ehrlich HJ, Müller M, Oh HM, Tambyah PA, Joukhadar C, Montomoli E, Fisher D, Berezuk G, Fritsch S, Löw-Baselli A, Vartian N, Bobrovsky R, Pavlova BG, Pöllabauer EM, Kistner O, Barrett PN; Baxter H5N1 Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Clinical Study Team (2008) A clinical trial of a whole-virus H5N1 vaccine derived from cell culture. N Engl J Med 358:2573-2584

Ekra D, Herbinger KH, Konate S, Leblond A, Fretz C, Cilote V, Douai C, Da Silva A, Gessner BD, Chauvin P (2008) A non-randomized vaccine effectiveness trial of accelerated infant hepatitis B immunization schedules with a first dose at birth or age 6 weeks in Côte d'Ivoire. Vaccine 26:2753-2761

Geldmacher C, Schuetz A, Ngwenyama N, Casazza JP, Sanga E, Saathoff E, Boehme C, Geis S, Maboko L, Singh M, Minja F, Meyerhans A, Koup RA, Hoelscher M (2008) Early Depletion of Mycobacterium tuberculosis-Specific T Helper 1 Cell Responses after HIV-1 Infection. J Inf Dis 198:1590-1598

Greenwood Z, Black J, Weld L, O'Brien D, Leder K, Von Sonnenburg F, Pandey P, Schwartz E, Connor BA, Brown G, Freedman DO, Torresi J; GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2008) Gastrointestinal infection among international travelers globally. J Travel Med 15:221-228

Gürkov R, Eshetu T, Barreto Miranda I, Behrens-Riha N, Mamo Y, Girma T, Krause E, Schmidt M, Hempel JM, Loscher T (2008) Ototoxicity of artemether/lumefantrine in the treatment of falciparum malaria: a randomized trial. Malaria Journal 7:179

Hatz C, Soto J, Nothdurft HD, Zoller T, Weitzel T, Loutan L, Bricaire F, Gay F, Burchard GD, Andriano K, Lefèvre G, De Palacios PI, Genton B (2008) Treatment of Acute Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria with Artemether-Lumefantrine in Nonimmune Populations: A Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetic Study. Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:241-247

Kirsch S, Dekumyoy P, Löscher T, Haberl RL (2008) A case of eosinophilic meningitis in Germany. J Neurol 255:1102

Lederman ER, Weld LH, Elyazar IR, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Schwartz E, Keystone JS (2008) Dermatologic conditions of the ill returned traveler: an analysis from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Int J Infect Dis.2008 Nov;12(6):593-602.

Nicolls DJ, Weld LH, Schwartz E, Reed C, von Sonnenburg F, Freedman DO, Kozarsky PE; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2008) Characteristics of Schistosomiasis in Travelers Reported to the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network 1997-2008. Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:729-734

Pfeffer M, Zöller G, Essbauer S, Tomaso H, Behrens-Riha N, Löscher T, Dobler G (2008) Clinical and virological characterization of imported cases of Chikungunya fever. Wien Klin Wochenschr 120 [suppl 4]:95-100

Rümke HC, Bayas JM, de Juanes JR, Caso C, Richardus JH, Campins M, Rombo L, Duval X, Romanenko V, Schwarz TF, Fassakhov R, Abad-Santos F, von Sonnenburg F, Dramé M, Sänger R, Ballou WR (2008) Safety and reactogenicity profile of an adjuvanted H5N1 pandemic candidate vaccine in adults within a phase III safety trial. Vaccine. 2008 May 2;26(19):2378-88.

Saathoff E, Schneider P, Kleinfeldt V, Geis S, Haule D, Maboko L, Samky E, Souza MD, Robb M, Hoelscher M (2008) Laboratory reference values for healthy adults from southern Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 May;13(5):612-25. Epub 2008 Mar 6.

Schwartz E, Weld LH, Wilder-Smith A, von Sonnenburg F, Keystone JS, Kain KC, Torresi J, Freedman DO; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2008) Seasonality, Annual Trends, and Characteristics of Dengue among Ill Returned Travelers, 1997-2006. Emerg Infect Dis 14:1081-1088

Silva PA, Stark K, Mockenhaupt FP, Reither K, Weitzel T, Ignatius R, Saad E, Seidu-Korkor A, Bienzle U, Schreier E (2008) Molecular characterization of enteric viral agents from children in northern region of Ghana. J Med Virol. 80:1790-1798.

Tauber E, Kollaritsch H, von Sonnenburg F, Lademann M, Jilma B, Firbas C, Jelinek T, Beckett C, Knobloch J, McBride WJ, Schuller E, Kaltenböck A, Sun W, Lyons A (2008) Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Trial of the Safety and Tolerability of IC51, an Inactivated Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine. J Infect Dis Jun 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Urassa W, Mugusi F, Villamor E, Msamanga G, Moshiro C, Bosch R, Saathoff E, Fawzi W (2008) Primary antimicrobial resistance among Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from HIV seropositive and HIV seronegative patients in Dar es Salaam Tanzania. BMC Res Notes 31:58

Villamor E, Mugusi F, Urassa W, Bosch RJ, Saathoff E, Matsumoto K, Meydani SN, Fawzi WW (2008) A Trial of the Effect of Micronutrient Supplementation on Treatment Outcome, T Cell Counts, Morbidity, and Mortality in Adults with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. J Infect Dis 197:1499-1505

Reviews, monographs, books, book chapters:

Löbermann M, Löscher T, Reisinger EC (2008) Infektiologie und Tropenmedizin. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:1370-1374

Löscher T, Saathoff E (2008) Eosinophilia during intestinal infection. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 22:511-536

Löscher T (2008) Prävention von Infektionskrankheiten in Deutschland. In: Warnsignal Klima: Gesundheitsrisiken Gefahren für Menschen, Tiere und Pflanzen (Hrsg.: Lozan JL et al.) Wissenschaftliche Auswertungen, Hamburg

Nothdurft HD, Jelinek T, Chiodini PL (2008) Use of malaria rapid diagnostic tests for and by travelers. In: Traveler’s Malaria (ed. Schlagenhauf-Lawlor P) p. 300-306,  BC Decker, Hamilton

Nothdurft HD (2008) Hepatitis A vaccines. Expert Rev Vaccines 7:535-545

Perona P, Löscher T (2008) Entwicklung neuer Impfstoffe. Flugmed Tropenmed Reisemed 15:126-133

Schunk M, Bretzel G, Löscher T (2008) Importierte Viruserkrankungen. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 133:2621-2634

Weinke T, Liebold I, Burchard GD, Frühwein N, Grobusch MP, Hatz C, Kollaritsch H, Nothdurft HD, Reisinger E, Rieke B, Schönfeld Ch, Steffen R, Stich A (2008) Prophylactic immunisation against traveller's diarrhoea caused by enterotoxin-forming strains of Escherichia coli and against cholera: Does it make sense and for whom? Travel Med Infect Dis 6:362-367

 

Publications 2007

Kind of publication  No.
Original papers 18
Reviews. books, book chapters 6
Impact factor (sum 2007)  68.4

Original works

Boehme CC, Nabeta P, Henastroza G, Raqib R, Rahim Z, Gerhardt M, Sanga E, Hoelscher M, Notomi T, Hase T, Perkins MD (2007) Operational feasibility of using loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB in microscopy centers of developing countries. J Clin Microbiol  45: 1936-1940

Bretzel G, Siegmund V, Nitschke J, Herbinger KH, Thompson W, Klutse E, Crofts K,  Massavon W, Etuaful S, Thompson R, Asamoah-Opare K, Racz P, Vloten F, van Berberich C, Kruppa T, Ampadu E, Fleischer B, Adjei O (2007) A stepwise approach to the laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease. Trop Med Int Health 12: 89-96

Currier JR, Galley LM, Wenschuh H, Morafo V, Ratto-Kim S, Gray CM, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Marovich MA, Cox JH (2007) Peptide impurities in commercial synthetic peptides and the implications for vaccine trial assessment. Clin Vaccine Immunol Dec 12; [Epub ahead of print]

Geldmacher C, Currier JR, Herrmann E, Haule A, Kuta E, McCutchan F, Njovu L, Geis S, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Williamson C, Birx D, Meyerhans A, Cox J, Hoelscher M (2007) CD8 T-cell recognition of multiple epitopes within specific Gag regions is associated with maintenance of a low steady-state viremia in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-seropositive patients. J Virol 81:2440-2448

Geldmacher C, Currier JR, Gerhardt M, Haule A, Maboko L, Birx D, Gray C, Meyerhans A, Cox J, Hoelscher M (2007) In a mixed subtype epidemic, the HIV-1 Gag-specific T-cell response is biased towards the infecting subtype. AIDS 21:135-143

Geldmacher C, Gray C, Nason M, Currier JR, Haule A, Njovu L, Geis S, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Meyerhans A, Cox J, Hoelscher M (2007) A high viral burden predicts the loss of CD8 T cell responses specific for subdominant Gag epitopes during chronic HIV infection. J Virol Sep 26; [Epub ahead of print]

Hoffmann-Tonn K, Geis S, Peckelsen C, Berna G, Fleischmann E, Bretzel G, Löscher T (2007) Akute fieberhafte Erkrankung mit Splenomegalie und Panzytopenie - 66-jähriger griechischer Patient mit Mitralklappenprothese. Internist 48: 731-736

Lipner EM, Law MA, Barnett E, Keystone JS, von Sonnenburg F, Loutan L, Prevots DR, Klion AD, Nutman TB; for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2007) Filariasis in Travelers Presenting to the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2007 1:e88.

Muganga N, Uwimana J, Fidele N, Gahimbare L, Gessner BD, Mueller JE, Mhlanga BR, Katsande R, Herbinger KH, Rugambwa C (2007) Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine impact against purulent meningitis in Rwanda. Vaccine 25: 7001-7005.

Nothdurft HD, Dahlgren AL, Gallagher EA, Kollaritsch H, Overbosch D,  Rummukainen ML, Rendi-Wagner P, Steffen R, Van Damme P, ad hoc Travel Medicine Expert Panel for ESENEM (2007) The Risk of Acquiring Hepatitis A and B Among Travelers in Selected Eastern and Southern Europe and Non-European Mediterranean Countries: Review and Consensus Statement on Hepatitis A and B Vaccination. J Travel Med 14:181-187

Reither K, Ignatius R, Weitzel T, Seidu-Korkor A, Anyidoho L, Saad E, Djie-Maletz A, Ziniel P, Amoo-Sakyi F, Danikuu F, Danour S, Otchwemah RN, Schreier E, Bienzle U, Stark K, Mockenhaupt FP (2007) Acute childhood diarrhoea in northern Ghana: epidemiological, clinical and microbiological characteristics. BMC Infect Dis  7:104

Riedner G, Todd J, Rusizoka M, Mmbando D, Maboko L, Lyamuya E, Hoffmann O, Maclean I, Grosskurth H, Hayes R (2007) Possible reasons for an increase in the proportion of genital ulcers due to herpes simplex virus from a cohort of female bar workers in Tanzania. Sex Transm Infect 83:91-96

Schönfeld M, Barreto Miranda I, Schunk M, Maduhu I, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Berens-Riha N, Kitua A, Löscher T (2007) Molecular surveillance of drug-resistance associated mutations of Plasmodium falciparum in south-west Tanzania Malaria Journal 6:2

Siegmund V, Adjei O, Nitschke J, Thompson W, Klutse E, Herbinger KH,  Thompson R, van Vloten F, Racz P, Fleischer B, Löscher T, Bretzel G (2007) Dry Reagent–Based Polymerase Chain Reaction Compared with Other Laboratory Methods Available for the Diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer Disease Clin Inf Dis 45:68-75

Taubitz W, Cramer JP, Kapaun A, Pfeffer M, Drosten C, Dobler G, Burchard GD, Löscher T (2007) Chikungunya Fever in Travelers: Clinical Presentation and Course Clin Inf Dis 45:e1-4

Villamor E, Msamange G, Saathoff E, Fataki M, Manji K, Fawzi WW (2007) Effects of maternal vitamin supplements on malaria in children botn to HIV-infected women. Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1066–1071

Weitzel T, Reither K, Mockenhaupt FP, Stark K, Ignatius R, Saad E, Seidu-Korkor A, Bienzle U, Schreier E (2007) Field evaluation of a rota- and adenovirus immunochromatographic assay in children with acute diarrhea in Ghana. J Clin Microbiol 45:2695-2697

Wichmann O, Gascon J, Schunk M, Puente S, Siikamaki H, Gjørup I, Lopez-Velez R, Clerinx J, Peyerl-Hoffmann G, Sundøy A, Genton B, Kern P, Calleri G, de Górgolas M, Mühlberger N, Jelinek T, and European Network on Surveillance of Imported Infectious Diseases (2007) Severe Dengue Virus Infection in Travelers: Risk Factors and Laboratory Indicators. J Inf Dis 195:1089-1096

Wilson ME, Weld LH, Boggild A, Keystone JS, Kain KC, von Sonnenburg F, Schwartz E, and GeoSentinel Surveillance Network Fever in Returned Travelers (2007) Results from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network. Clin Inf Dis 44: 1560-1568

Reviews, monographs, books, book chapters

Löscher T (2007): Differentialdiagnose und Management importierter Infektionskrankheiten. In: Klinische Infektiologie (Hrsg.: R. Marre, Th. Mertens, M. Trautmann, W. Zimmerli) S.1059-1075, Elsevier Urban & Fischer, München Jena

Löscher T (2007) Bakterielle Infektionen – Francisella tularensis-Infektion - Tularämie. In: Therapiehandbuch (Hrsg. Berger M, Domschke W, Hohenberger W, Meinertz T, Possiner K, Reinhardt D) S3.10: 1-2 Urban Fischer, München Jena

Löscher T (2007) Erkrankungen bei Tropenrückkehrern: Dermatosen und Hautveränderungen bei systemischen Erkrankungen. In: Fortschritte der praktischen Dermatologie und Venerologie 2006 (Hrsg. Plewig G, Thomas P) S. 331-345 Spinger Medizin Verlag, Heidelberg

Löscher T, Berens-Riha N (2007) Tropenkrankheiten. In: Infektionen Pocket. (Hrsg. Bogner J) 2. Auflage, Börm Bruckmeier Verlag, München

Löscher T, Wintergerst U (2007) Sepsis. In: Therapiehandbuch (Hrsg. Berger M, Domschke W, Hohenberger W, Meinertz T, Possiner K, Reinhardt D) S4: 1-18 Urban Fischer, München Jena

Nothdurft HD (member of the editorial board) International Travel and Health 2007, WHO, Geneva

 

Publications 2006

Kind of publication  No.
Original papers 18
Review, monographs, books, book chapters 7
Impact factor (sum 2006)  95.721

Original works

Boehme C, Hain U, Novosel A, Eichenlaub S, Fleischmann E, Löscher T (2006) Congenital visceral leishmaniasis. Emerg Infect Dis 12:359-360

Bretzel G, Siegmund V, Nitschke J, Herbinger KH, Thompson R, Fleischmann E, Fleischer B, Adjei O (2006)  External quality assurance for the laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease in Ghana. Trop Med Int Health 11: 1688-1693

Freedman DO, Weld LH, Kozarsky PE, Fisk T, Robins R, von Sonnenburg F, Keystone JS, Pandey P, Cetron MS, and the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2006) Spectrum of disease and relation to place of exposure among ill returned travelers. N Engl J Med 354:119-130

Geldmacher C, Currier JR, Herrmann E, Haule A, Kuta E, McCutchan F, Njovu L, Geis S, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Williamson C, Birx D, Meyerhans A, Cox J, Hoelscher M (2006). CD8 T cell recognition of multiple epitopes within specific Gag regions is associated with maintenance of a low steady-state viremia in HIV-1 seropositives. J Virol Dec 81:2440-2448 Epub 2006 Dec 20.

Heinzlmann M,  Mueller-Lisse UG, Mühling T, Hölscher M,  Nothdurft HD, von Sonnenburg F, Löscher T (2006) 33-jährige Libanesin mit rezidivierenden Hämoptysen und zystischer Raumforderung in der Lunge. Internist 47:523-527

Heldwein K, Biedermann HG, Hamperl WD, Bretzel G, Löscher T, Laregina D, Frosch M, Buttner DW, Tappe D (2006) Subcutaneous Taenia crassiceps metacestode infection in a patient with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Am J Trop Med Hyg  75:108-111

Herbinger KH, Gerhardt M, Piyasirisilp S, Mloka D, Arroyo MA, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Birx DL, Mmbando D, McCutchan FE, Hoelscher M (2006) Frequency of HIV Type 1 Dual Infection and HIV Diversity: Analysis of Low- and High-Risk Populations in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:599-606

Leder K, Tong S, Weld L, Kain KC, Wilder-Smith A, von Sonnenburg F, Black J, Brown GV, Torresi J, for the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network (2006) Illness in Travelers Visiting Friends and Relatives: A Review of the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network Clin Inf Dis 43:1185-1193

Mugusi F, Villamor E, Urassa W, Saathoff E, Bosch RJ, Fawzi WW (2006) HIV co-infection, CD4 cell counts and clinical correlates of bacillary density in pulmonary tuberculosis. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 10:663-669

Pfeffer M, Dobler G, Löscher T, Hassler D (2006) Knochenbrecher-Fieber" im Paradies: Chikungunya-Fieber grassiert auf den Trauminseln vor der Ostküste Afrikas DMW 131:601-602

Pfeffer M, Löscher T (2006) Cases of chikungunya imported into Europe. Euro Surveill. 11:E060316.2.

Potter D, Goldenberg RL, Read JS, Wang J, Hoffman IF, Saathoff E, Kafulafula G, Aboud S, Martinson FE, Dahab M, Vermund SH (2006) Correlates of Syphilis Seroreactivity Among Pregnant Women: The HIVNET 024 Trial in Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia. Sex Transm Dis. 2006 33:604-609

Riedner G, Hoffmann O, Rusizoka M, Mmbando D, Maboko L, Grosskurth H, Todd Jim, Hayes R, Hoelscher M (2006) Decline in sexually transmitted infection prevalence and HIV incidence in female barworkers attending prevention and care services in Mbeya Region, Tanzania. AIDS 20:609-615

Riedner G, Todd J, Rusizoka M, Mmbando D, Maboko L, Lyamuya E, Hoffmann O, Maclean I, Grosskurth H, Hayes R (2006) In a cohort of female barworkers in Tanzania: possible reasons for an increase in the proportion of genital ulcers due to Herpes Simplex Virus. Sex Transm Infect. 2006 Sep 13; [Epub ahead of print]

Schunk M, Kumma WP, Barreto Miranda I, Osman ME, Roewer S, Alano A, Löscher T, Bienzle U, Mockenhaupt F (2006) High prevalence of drug-resistance mutations in Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax in southern Ethiopia. Malar J. 5:54

Taubitz W, Menckhoff S, Nothdurft HD (2006) Impferinnerungssystem zur Verbesserung der Impfcompliance. MMW Fortschr Med 148:153-156

Van der Wielen M, Van Damme P, Chlibek R, Smetana J, von Sonnenburg F (2006) Hepatitis A/B vaccination of adults over 40 years old: Comparison of three vaccine regimens and effect of influencing factors. Vaccine 24:5509-5515

Villamor E, Saathoff E, Mugusi F, Bosch RJ, Urassa W, Fawzi WW (2006) Wasting and body composition of adults with pulmonary tuberculosis in relation to HIV-1 coinfection, socioeconomic status, and severity of tuberculosis. Eur J Clin Nutr. 60: 163-71

Reviews, monographs, books, book chapters

Birkenfeld G, Löscher T (2006) Urlaub in Europa – Reisemedizinisches von A bis Z. Bayr Ärztebl 61:158-161

Birkenfeld G (2006) Last minute-Impfungen. MMW Fortschr Med 148:24-26.

Hatz CF, Nothdurft HD (2006) Aktueller Malariaschutz bei Kurzzeitaufenthalt. Internist 47:810-817

Löscher T, Wintergerst U (2006) Sepsis. In: Therapiehandbuch (Hrsg. Berger M, Domschke W, Hohenberger W, Meinertz T, Possiner K, Reinhardt D) Urban Fischer, München Jena

Stingl P (2006) Dermatologische Probleme bei Tropenrückkehrern. MMW Fortschr Med. 148:26-28

Stingl P (2006) Rückkehr der Schlafkrankheit. MMW Fortschr Med 148:52-53

Weinke T, Liebold I, Burchard GD, Frühwein N, Grobusch MP, Hatz C, Kollaritsch H, Nothdurft HD, Reisinger E, Rieke B, Schonfeld Ch, Steffen R, Stich A (2006) Impfprophylaxe gegen ETEC-Reisediarrhoe und Cholera: Ist sie sinnvoll und für wen? DMW 131:1660-1664

 

Publications 2005

Kind of publication  No.
Original papers 23
Review, monographs, books, book chapters 9
Impact factor (sum 2005)  107.9

Original works

Arroyo MA, Hoelscher M, Sateren W, Samky E, Maboko L, Hoffmann O, Kijak G, Robb M, Birx DL, McCutchan FE (2005) HIV-1 diversity and prevalence differ between urban and rural areas in the Mbeya region of Tanzania. AIDS 19:1517-1524

Boehme C, Molokova E, Minja F, Geis S, Loscher T, Maboko L, Koulchin V, Hoelscher M (2005) Detection of mycobacterial lipoarabinomannan with an antigen-capture ELISA in unprocessed urine of Tanzanian patients with suspected tuberculosis. Trans Roy Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:893-900.

Bretzel G, Siegmund V, Racz P, van Vloten F, Ngos E, Thompson W, Biason P, Adjei O, Fleischer B, Nitschke J (2005) Post-surgical assessment of excised tissue from patients with Buruli ulcer disease: progression of infection in macroscopically healthy tissue. Trop Med Int Health 10:1199-1206

Casal M, Vaquero M, Rinder H, Tortoli E, Grosset J, Rusch-Gerdes S, Gutierrez J, Jarlier (2005) A case-control study for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: risk factors in four European countries. Microb Drug Resist 11:62-67

Gerhardt M, Mloka D, Tovanabutra S, Sanders-Buell E, Hoffmann O, Maboko L, Mmbando D, Birx DL, McCutchan FE, Hoelscher M (2005) In-depth, longitudinal analysis of viral quasispecies from an individual triply infected with late-stage human immunodeficiency virus type 1, using a multiple PCR primer approach. J Virol 79: 8249-8261

Grimprel E, von Sonnenburg F, Sanger R, Abitbol V, Wolter JM, Schuerman LM (2005) Combined reduced-antigen-content diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis and polio vaccine (dTpa-IPV) for booster vaccination of adults. Vaccine 23:3657-3667

Khalil IF, Ronn AM, Alifrangis M, Gabar HA, Jelinek T, Satti GM, Bygbjerg IC (2005) Response of Plasmodium falciparum to cotrimoxazole therapy: relationship with plasma drug concentrations and dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase genotypes. Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:174-177

Lehner T, Hoelscher M, Clerici M, Gotch F, Pedneault L, Tartaglia J, Gray C, Mestecky J, Sattentau Q, Wijgert JV, Toure C, Osmanov S, Schmidt RE, Debre P, Romaris M, Hoeveler A, Di Fabio S (2005) European Union and EDCTP strategy in the global context: Recommendations for preventive HIV/AIDS vaccines research. Vaccine Sep 6; [Epub ahead of print]

McCutchan FE, Hoelscher M, Tovanabutra S, Piyasirisilp S, Sanders-Buell E, Ramos G, Jagodzinski L, Polonis V, Maboko L, Mmbando D, Hoffmann O, Riedner G, von Sonnenburg F, Robb M, Birx DL (2005) In-Depth Analysis of a Heterosexually Acquired Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Superinfection: Evolution, Temporal Fluctuation, and Intercompartment Dynamics from the Seronegative Window Period through 30 Months Postinfection. J Virology 79: 11693-11704

Merchant AT, Msamanga G, Villamor E, Saathoff E, O'Brien M, Hertzmark E, Hunter DJ, Fawzi WW (2005) Multivitamin supplementation of HIV-positive women during pregnancy reduces hypertension. J Nutr 135:1776-1781

Michailova L, Kussovski V, Radoucheva T, Jordanova M, Berger W, Rinder H, Markova N (2005) Morphological variability and cell-wall deficiency in mycobacterium tuberculosis 'heteroresistant' strains.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:907-914

O'Brien ME, Kupka R, Msamanga GI, Saathoff E, Hunter DJ, Fawzi WW (2005) Anemia is an independent predictor of mortality and immunologic progression of disease among women with HIV in Tanzania. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 40:219-225

Riedner G, Rusizoka M, Todd J, Maboko L, Hoelscher M, Mmbando D, Samky E, Lyamuya E, Mabey D, Grosskurth H, Hayes R (2005) Single-dose azithromycin versus penicillin G benzathine for the treatment of early syphilis. N Engl J Med 353:1236-1244

Saathoff E, Olsen A, Kvalsvig JD, Appleton CC, Sharp B, Kleinschmidt I (2005) Ecological covariates of Ascaris lumbricoides infection in schoolchildren from rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Trop Med Int Health 10:412-422

Saathoff E, Olsen A, Sharp B, Kvalsvig JD, Appleton CC, Kleinschmidt I (2005) Ecologic covariates of hookworm infection and reinfection in rural Kwazulu-natal/south Africa: a geographic information system-based study. Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:384-391

Siegmund V, Adjei O, Racz P, Berberich C, Klutse E, van Vloten F, Kruppa T, Fleischer B, Bretzel G (2005) Dry-reagent-based PCR as a novel tool for laboratory confirmation of clinically diagnosed Mycobacterium ulcerans-associated disease in areas in the tropics where M. ulcerans is endemic. J Clin Microbiol 43:271-276

Steffen R, Castelli F, Nothdurft HD, Rombo L, Jane Zuckerman N (2005) Vaccination against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, a cause of travelers' diarrhea.. J Travel Med 12:102-107

Villamor E, Saathoff E, Mugusi F, Bosch RJ, Urassa W, Fawzi WW (2005) Wasting and body composition of adults with pulmonary tuberculosis in relation to HIV-1 coinfection, socioeconomic status, and severity of tuberculosis. Eur J Clin Nutr e-pub

Villamor E, Saathoff E, Manji K, Msamanga G, Hunter DJ, Fawzi WW (2005) Vitamin supplements, socioeconomic status, and morbidity events as predictors of wasting in HIV-infected women from Tanzania. Am J Clin Nutr 82:857-865

Villamor E, Saathoff E, Bosch RJ, Hertzmark E, Baylin A, Manji K, Msamanga G, Hunter DJ, Fawzi WW (2005) Vitamin supplementation of HIV-infected women improves postnatal child growth. Am J Clin Nutr 81:880-888

Villamor E, Saathoff E, Msamanga G, O'Brien ME, Manji K, Fawzi WW (2005) Wasting during pregnancy increases the risk of mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:622-626

Weitzel T, Muhlberger N, Jelinek T, Schunk M, Ehrhardt S, Bogdan C, Arasteh K, Schneider T, Kern WV, Fatkenheuer G, Boecken G, Zoller T, Probst M, Peters M, Weinke T, Gfrorer S, Klinker H, Holthoff-Stich ML; Surveillance Importierter Infektionen in Deutschland (SIMPID) Surveillance Network (2005) Imported leishmaniasis in Germany 2001-2004: data of the SIMPID surveillance network. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2005 Jul 5

Zuckerman JN, Connor BA, von Sonnenburg F (2005) Hepatitis A and B booster recommendations: implications for travelers. Clin Infect Dis 141:1020-1026

Reviews, monographs, books, book chapters

Braun RW, Burchard GD, Fröhlich E, Nothdurft HD (2005) Reise- und Tropenmedizin. Schattauer Verlag, Stuttgart New York

Kahn P, Hoelscher M (2005) Testing for immune responses to HIV. In: AIDS Vaccine Handbook, AVAC, New York

Löscher T (2005) Importierte Infektionen. In: Das NAW-Buch. Hrsg.: Madler C, Jauch KW, Werdan K, Siegrist J, Pajonk FG, Urban Fischer, München Jena

Löscher T (2005) Infektionen des Darmtrakts – Diarrhoe nach Auslandsaufenthalt. Notfall Hausarztmed 31:328-337

Löscher T (2005) Rickettsiosen, Q-Fieber und Ehrlichiosen. In: Therapie Innerer Krankheiten, Hrsg.: Steinbeck G, Paumgartner G. Springer Medizin Verlag Heidelberg

Löscher T, Nothdurft HD. (2005) Imported malaria: problems and call for action. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:935-6

Löscher T, von Sonnenburg F (2005) Parasitosen. In: Therapie Innerer Krankheiten, Hrsg.: Steinbeck G, Paumgartner G. Springer Medizin Verlag Heidelberg

Nothdurft HD, Bialek R, Burchard GD, Hatz C, Jelinek T, Kollaritsch H, Schonfeld C, Volkmer KJ (2005) Konsensus-Empfehlungen zur Malariaprophylaxe. (2005) Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1392-1396.

Stingl P: Denguefieber: Mehr als 50 Millionen Infizierte (2005) Deutsches Ärztebl 102: 1594-1595