Alexandra Geusau

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Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. doi Identification of a homozygous PSTPIP1 mutation in a patient with a PAPA-like syndrome responding to canakinumab treatment
    Alexandra Geusau
    Division of Immunology, Allergy, and Infectious Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    JAMA Dermatol 149:209-15. 2013
  2. ncbi Biological false-positive tests comprise a high proportion of Venereal Disease Research Laboratory reactions in an analysis of 300,000 sera
    Alexandra Geusau
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna
    Int J STD AIDS 16:722-6. 2005
  3. doi Non-melanoma skin cancer and its risk factors in an Austrian population of heart transplant recipients receiving induction therapy
    Alexandra Geusau
    Department of Dermatology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Dermatol 47:918-25. 2008
  4. doi Prevalence of NSF following intravenous gadolinium-contrast media administration in dialysis patients with endstage renal disease
    Gertraud Heinz-Peer
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 76:129-34. 2010
  5. doi Manifest psychosis in neurosyphilis
    Fabian Friedrich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:379-81. 2009
  6. doi New Chlamydia trachomatis L2 strains identified in a recent outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum in Vienna, Austria
    Georg Stary
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Sex Transm Dis 35:377-82. 2008
  7. ncbi Clinical update: syphilis in adults
    Stefan Wöhrl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Lancet 369:1912-4. 2007
  8. ncbi Neurosyphilis is unlikely in patients with late latent syphilis and a negative blood VDRL-test
    Stefan Wöhrl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:335-9. 2006
  9. doi Enhanced therapy for primary and secondary syphilis: a longitudinal retrospective analysis of cure rates and associated factors
    Julia Tittes
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J STD AIDS 24:703-11. 2013
  10. doi In vitro susceptibility of Candida isolates from organ transplant recipients to newer antifungals
    Alexandra Geusau
    Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Mycopathologia 177:143-56. 2014

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Publications12

  1. doi Identification of a homozygous PSTPIP1 mutation in a patient with a PAPA-like syndrome responding to canakinumab treatment
    Alexandra Geusau
    Division of Immunology, Allergy, and Infectious Diseases, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    JAMA Dermatol 149:209-15. 2013
    ..The patient was diagnosed as having features of a PAPA-like syndrome in which cutaneous manifestations, such as pyoderma gangrenosum and acne fulminans, predominated...
  2. ncbi Biological false-positive tests comprise a high proportion of Venereal Disease Research Laboratory reactions in an analysis of 300,000 sera
    Alexandra Geusau
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna
    Int J STD AIDS 16:722-6. 2005
    ..1% versus 0.24), an effect being statistically significant. In a low syphilis prevalence population, BFP reactions comprise a high proportion of all VDRL reactors. Therefore, the use of the VDRL as a screening procedure is challenged...
  3. doi Non-melanoma skin cancer and its risk factors in an Austrian population of heart transplant recipients receiving induction therapy
    Alexandra Geusau
    Department of Dermatology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Division of Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Int J Dermatol 47:918-25. 2008
    ..Solid organ transplant recipients have a high risk of developing nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSC). We describe the characteristics and incidence of skin tumors in an Austrian population of heart transplant recipients (HTR)...
  4. doi Prevalence of NSF following intravenous gadolinium-contrast media administration in dialysis patients with endstage renal disease
    Gertraud Heinz-Peer
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 76:129-34. 2010
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in a patient population being at highest risk for developing this disease and to evaluate possible risk factors...
  5. doi Manifest psychosis in neurosyphilis
    Fabian Friedrich
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 31:379-81. 2009
    ..Recent surveys have assessed a remarkable increase in the prevalence of infectious syphilis. If left untreated, 30% of patients may develop tertiary syphilis, which can manifest as neurosyphilis...
  6. doi New Chlamydia trachomatis L2 strains identified in a recent outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum in Vienna, Austria
    Georg Stary
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Sex Transm Dis 35:377-82. 2008
    ..Since 2003, an ongoing outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), caused by Chlamydia trachomatis biovar L2b, has been reported among men who have sex with men...
  7. ncbi Clinical update: syphilis in adults
    Stefan Wöhrl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Lancet 369:1912-4. 2007
  8. ncbi Neurosyphilis is unlikely in patients with late latent syphilis and a negative blood VDRL-test
    Stefan Wöhrl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:335-9. 2006
    ..1:0; p < 0.01, t-test, two-sided). Hence, neurosyphilis is very unlikely in patients with a negative blood-VDRL. Therefore, lumbar puncture is not recommended in these patients...
  9. doi Enhanced therapy for primary and secondary syphilis: a longitudinal retrospective analysis of cure rates and associated factors
    Julia Tittes
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Int J STD AIDS 24:703-11. 2013
    ..Patients aged over 40 years were 5.5 times (OR=5.52; 95% CI=1.43-21.32; P=0.013) and patients with low baseline VDRL titres (≤ 1:32) were 4 times (OR=4.25; 95% CI=1.21-14.87; P=0.024) more likely to experience serological failure...
  10. doi In vitro susceptibility of Candida isolates from organ transplant recipients to newer antifungals
    Alexandra Geusau
    Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases DIAID, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Mycopathologia 177:143-56. 2014
    ..Also, the controls showed a marginally higher percentage of intermediate strains compared to the transplant patients. All in all, resistant isolates were only observed for C. glabrata of the control group. ..
  11. doi Peas, beans, and the Pythagorean theorem - the relevance of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in dermatology
    Oliver Brandt
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:534-9. 2008
    ..Taking into account the increasing number of immigrants from geographic regions with high prevalences of G6PD deficiency, dermatologists should be alert to the presence of disease...
  12. doi Sirolimus in renal transplant recipients with tuberous sclerosis complex: clinical effectiveness and implications for innate immunity
    Michael Haidinger
    Clinical Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Transpl Int 23:777-85. 2010
    ..Larger studies are warranted to further examine the relationship between clinical parameters and the molecular response to mTOR-inhibition in TSC patients after renal transplantation...