Harald Claus Worm
Affiliation: Medical University of Graz
- Hepatitis E: an overviewHarald C Worm
Second Department of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, LKH Universitätsklinikum Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, Austria
Microbes Infect 4:657-66. 2002..Infection in humans occurs in sporadic and epidemic forms and can cause an acute, self-limited, icteric hepatitis. Recent studies indicate the existence of a reservoir in animals...
- Hepatitis E and its emergence in non-endemic areasHarald C Worm
2nd Medical Department, General Hospital, Graz, Austria
Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:663-70. 2002..This review summarizes the current knowledge on the transmission, structure and biology of the virus as well as diagnosis of the infection, and describes the present status in areas with a low incidence of acute hepatitis E...
- High prevalence of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in cyclosporin A-induced post-transplant gingival overgrowth tissue and evidence for the possibility of persistent infection despite short-term treatment with azithromycinHarald C Worm
Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1890-4. 2004..In addition, we determined the long-term persistence rate of C. pneumoniae infection in residual GO tissue when azithromycin treatment failed to eliminate GO...
- Hepatitis E vaccines: progress and prospectsHarald Claus Worm
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Clinic Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
Drugs 64:1517-31. 2004..One such vaccine has passed phase I trial and is currently under further evaluation in field trials. Even so, several questions remain to be answered before vaccination programmes could be implemented...