R Krause

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Affiliation: University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin C on neutrophil function after high-intensity exercise
    R Krause
    Karl Franzens University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:258-63. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Intestinal Candida phospholipase is not elevated in patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    Robert Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:815-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Recurrent septicemia due to Campylobacter fetus and Campylobacter lari in an immunocompetent patient
    R Krause
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    Infection 30:171-4. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of Candida in antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    R Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Infect Dis 184:1065-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Monoclonal and biclonal gammopathy in two patients infected with Bartonella henselae
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 82:455-7. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of fosfomycin on neutrophil function
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karl Franzens University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:141-6. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis of the hip joint associated with systemic cat-scratch disease in an adult
    R Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:781-3. 2000
  8. pmc Elevated fecal Candida counts in patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea: role of soluble fecal substances
    Robert Krause
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:167-8. 2003
  9. pmc Detection of catheter-related bloodstream infections by the differential-time-to-positivity method and gram stain-acridine orange leukocyte cytospin test in neutropenic patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4835-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular typing of coagulase-negative staphylococcal blood and skin culture isolates to differentiate between bacteremia and contamination
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:760-3. 2003

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin C on neutrophil function after high-intensity exercise
    R Krause
    Karl Franzens University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 31:258-63. 2001
    ..There was no difference between the two groups of athletes. These results do not support the concept that vitamin C supplementation corrects neutrophil dysfunction after strenuous exercise...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intestinal Candida phospholipase is not elevated in patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    Robert Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Scand J Infect Dis 34:815-6. 2002
    ..Phospholipase zones did not differ between the isolates from patients with AAD and from controls. The data indicate that the fungal virulence factor phospholipase may not be responsible for AAD in adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Recurrent septicemia due to Campylobacter fetus and Campylobacter lari in an immunocompetent patient
    R Krause
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    Infection 30:171-4. 2002
    ..Two Campylobacter strains were detected in several blood cultures. Campylobacter fetus and Campylobacter lari were identified with PCR tests based on species-specific nucleotide sequences for the 16S rRNA gene...
  4. ncbi request reprint Role of Candida in antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    R Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Infect Dis 184:1065-9. 2001
    ..Production of Sap did not differ between patients with AAD and control subjects (P= .568 and P= .590, respectively). Data indicate that elevated Candida counts are a result of antibiotic treatment or diarrhea rather than a cause of AAD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Monoclonal and biclonal gammopathy in two patients infected with Bartonella henselae
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 82:455-7. 2003
    ..Hence, cat-scratch disease should be added to the list of possible underlying disorders in individuals presenting with monoclonal and biclonal gammopathy...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of fosfomycin on neutrophil function
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karl Franzens University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:141-6. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Osteomyelitis of the hip joint associated with systemic cat-scratch disease in an adult
    R Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:781-3. 2000
    ..Cat-scratch disease should be considered in the differential diagnosis of osteomyelitis in an adult, especially when lymphadenitis is present...
  8. pmc Elevated fecal Candida counts in patients with antibiotic-associated diarrhea: role of soluble fecal substances
    Robert Krause
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:167-8. 2003
    ....
  9. pmc Detection of catheter-related bloodstream infections by the differential-time-to-positivity method and gram stain-acridine orange leukocyte cytospin test in neutropenic patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4835-7. 2004
    ..As a diagnostic tool for catheter-related bloodstream infections in these patients, the Gram stain-AOLC test has a lower sensitivity than does the DTP method but acceptable positive and negative predictive values...
  10. ncbi request reprint Molecular typing of coagulase-negative staphylococcal blood and skin culture isolates to differentiate between bacteremia and contamination
    R Krause
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:760-3. 2003
    ..Bacteremia and contamination can be differentiated using pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and molecular typing of CNS isolates obtained from cultures of blood and corresponding skin samples...
  11. doi request reprint Epidemiology of invasive fungal infections and rationale for antifungal therapy in patients with haematological malignancies
    M Hoenigl
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Division of Pulmonology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mycoses 54:454-9. 2011
    ..Twenty-nine per cent of cases receiving systemic antifungal treatment met the international consensus criteria of mostly possible IFI, whereas 71% did not. Proven invasive fungal infections were rare...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of potential risk factors for early infectious complications after autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation in patients with lymphoproliferative diseases
    H W Auner
    Division of Hematology, Medical University, Auenbruggerplatz, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 84:532-7. 2005
    ..This analysis suggests that a number of previously proposed risk factors actually are of minor clinical relevance for early infections in the majority of patients receiving autologous HSCT...
  13. doi request reprint Which lumen is the source of catheter-related bloodstream infection in patients with multi-lumen central venous catheters?
    R Krause
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 20, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Infection 41:49-52. 2013
    ..The most relevant catheter lumen to be sampled in multi-lumen central venous catheters (CVCs) has not been recommended...
  14. pmc Assessment of neutrophil function in patients with septic shock: comparison of methods
    C Wenisch
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 8:178-80. 2001
    ..For patients with similar underlying conditions but without septic shock, this correlation does not occur...
  15. pmc Antifungal susceptibility testing of fluconazole by flow cytometry correlates with clinical outcome
    C Wenisch
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2458-62. 2001
    ..001) whereas an MIC of > or =1 microg/ml was associated with death (P < 0.001). The M27-A-derived fluconazole MICs did not correlate with outcome (P = 1 and P = 0.133)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy in patients with cat-scratch disease
    R Krause
    Department of Medicine, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Nuklearmedizin 45:160-2. 2006
    ..Cat-scratch disease in an infectious granulomatous disease usually affecting the lymphnodes. It is not known whether cat-scratch disease provides positive somatostatin receptor scintigrams...
  17. doi request reprint Blurred vision and myopic shift in Puumala virus infections are independent of disease severity
    G Theiler
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E435-7. 2012
    ..We found that blurred vision and myopic shift are frequent in Puumala virus infections in Austria but are independent of disease severity...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary histoplasmosis in three Austrian travelers after a journey to Mexico
    M Hoenigl
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Dept of Pulmonology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 20, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Infection 36:282-4. 2008
    ..After treatment with itraconazole 200 mg q.d. orally for 2 months, the patients had no further complaints and the pulmonary infiltrates had resolved...
  19. pmc Delayed processing of blood samples influences time to positivity of blood cultures and results of Gram stain-acridine orange leukocyte Cytospin test
    I Schwetz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pulmonology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2691-4. 2007
    ..A 24-hour storage of blood samples at room temperature may lead to false-negative DTP and false-positive Gram stain-AOLC test results, whereas storage at 4 degrees C does not...
  20. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary infiltrates in patients with haematologic malignancies: transbronchial lung biopsy increases the diagnostic yield with respect to neoplastic infiltrates and toxic pneumonitis
    A Mulabecirovic
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical University, Auenbruggerplatz 15, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 83:420-2. 2004
    ..008) and toxic pneumonitis (p<0.001) and should therefore be included in the diagnostic work-up of this patient cohort...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of preoperative prophylaxis with filgrastim in cancer neck dissection
    C Wenisch
    University Hospital of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 30:460-6. 2000
    ..Filgrastim enhances important antimicrobial functions of neutrophils including chemotaxis, phagocytosis and oxidative killing mechanisms...
  22. doi request reprint Emergence of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Austria, 2001-2010
    G Zarfel
    Institute of Hygiene, Microbiology and Environmental Medicine, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 17:E5-8. 2011
    ..The detected carbapenemases were the metallo-β-lactamases New Delhi β-lactamase, VIM and IMP, and the serin-β-lactamase Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of HbA1c determination methods in patients with hemoglobinopathies
    W J Schnedl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Diabetes Care 23:339-44. 2000
    ..To evaluate commercially available determination methods for HbA1c in patients with hemoglobin variants...
  24. doi request reprint Fungal endocarditis of a bioprosthetic aortic valve. Pharmacological treatment of a Candida parapsilosis endocarditis
    M Wallner
    Div of Cardiology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, Graz, Austria
    Herz 38:431-4. 2013
    ..In May 2010, a bioprosthetic aortic valve implantation (Edwards Magna) and CABG (LIMA graft on LAD) were performed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications after autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: comparison of patients with acute myeloid leukemia, malignant lymphoma, and multiple myeloma
    H W Auner
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 38, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 81:374-7. 2002
    ..Patients with different hematological malignancies have similar rates of early infectious complications after HDC and autologous HSCT. TBI may be associated with an increased risk for infections in the early post-transplant period...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of fluorescence in situ hybridisation using peptide nucleic acid probes, Gram stain/acridine orange leukocyte cytospin and differential time to positivity methods for detection of catheter-related bloodstream infection in patients after haemato
    R Krause
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1591-3. 2010
    ....
  27. pmc Penetration of piperacillin and tazobactam into inflamed soft tissue of patients with diabetic foot infection
    F J Legat
    Department of Dermatology, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49:4368-71. 2005
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Role of Klebsiella oxytoca in antibiotic-associated diarrhea
    Ines Zollner-Schwetz
    Section of Infectious Diseases, Division of Pulmonology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Infect Dis 47:e74-8. 2008
    ..Because it is unclear whether K. oxytoca also causes nonhemorrhagic antibiotic-associated diarrhea, our study investigated a possible association between K. oxytoca and that disorder...
  29. ncbi request reprint Primary lesion of cat-scratch disease and inguinal cat-scratch disease
    Robert Krause
    Abteilung für Infektiologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:88. 2003
  30. doi request reprint Oral and intestinal Candida colonization in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation
    Ines Zollner-Schwetz
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pulmonology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Infect Dis 198:150-3. 2008
    ..Oral colonization and decontamination of the gut by vancomycin and paromomycin were risk factors for intestinal Candida colonization...
  31. ncbi request reprint Microsporidiosis in travel-associated chronic diarrhea in immune-competent patients
    Erika Wichro
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Graz, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:285-7. 2005
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Hospital antibiotic management in Austria--results of the ABS maturity survey of the ABS International group
    Heinz Burgmann
    Medizinische Universität Wien, and Donauspital im Soxialmedizinischen Zentrum Ost, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:280-3. 2008
    ..The ABS International group conducted a survey to estimate the prevalence and characteristics of country-specific hospital antibiotic management programs. This paper summarizes the results for Austria...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of hospitalization and antimicrobial therapy on antimicrobial resistance of colonizing Staphylococcus epidermidis
    Ariane Knauer
    Department of Medicine, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:489-94. 2004
    ..These results show that hospitalization for more than three days, with or without antimicrobial therapy, and the presence of neoplastic disease are associated with increased antimicrobial resistance in colonizing S. epidermidis...
  34. doi request reprint Antibiotic stewardship through the EU project "ABS International"
    Franz Allerberger
    Roland Gareis Consulting, Osterreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit AGES, Wien, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:256-63. 2008
    ..Although ABS International clearly focuses on healthcare institutions, future antimicrobial stewardship programs must also cover public education and antibiotic prescribing in primary care...
  35. ncbi request reprint Ochrobactrum anthropi bloodstream infection complicating hemodialysis
    Florian Daxboeck
    Institute of Hygiene, Division of Hospital Hygiene, and Department of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:E17. 2002
    ..Treatment of O anthropi infection is challenging because of widespread and unpredictable resistance to antimicrobial agents and discrepancies between in vitro susceptibility and in vivo efficacy...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Lung cavities, mycetomas and hemoptysis]
    Wolfgang Domej
    Infektologie und Klinische Abteilung für Pulmonologie, Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin, Medizinische Universitat Graz, Graz, Osterreich
    Wien Med Wochenschr 157:466-72. 2007
    ..As pulmonary resection in the form of lobectomy or pneumonectomy is associated with raised mortality, cavernostomy and cavernoplasty may be options for high-risk patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Microbiological diagnosis of deep respiratory tract infections from the clinical viewpoint]
    Robert Krause
    Abteilung für Infektiologie, Medizinischen Universitätsklinik, Graz
    Wien Med Wochenschr 153:329-31. 2003
    ..However, there is no uniform recommendation for these investigations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Klebsiella oxytoca as a causative organism of antibiotic-associated hemorrhagic colitis
    Christoph Hogenauer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    N Engl J Med 355:2418-26. 2006
    ..Antibiotic-associated hemorrhagic colitis is a distinct form of antibiotic-associated colitis in which Clostridium difficile is absent. Although the cause is not known, previous reports have suggested a role of Klebsiella oxytoca...
  39. pmc Cat or dog ownership and seroprevalence of ehrlichiosis, Q fever, and cat-scratch disease
    Martina Skerget
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1337-40. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea caused by primarily non-gastrointestinal infections
    Emil C Reisinger
    Division of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Rostock Medical School, Rostock, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:216-22. 2005
    ..The real incidence of diarrhea in some infectious diseases must also be questioned because it could represent an adverse reaction to antibiotics...
  41. ncbi request reprint Verification of false-positive blood culture results generated by the BACTEC 9000 series by eubacterial 16S rDNA and panfungal 18S rDNA directed polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
    Florian Daxboeck
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 48:1-3. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the results of this study indicate that false-negative results generated by the BACTEC 9000 series are inherent to the automated detection and not due to the growth of fastidious organisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Invasive candidiasis in the critically ill, patient non-neutropenic]
    Ines Schwetz
    Infektiologie und Klinische Abteilung für Pulmonologie, Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin, Medizinische Universitat Graz, Graz, Osterreich
    Wien Med Wochenschr 157:490-2. 2007
    ..Among patients with invasive candidiasis, antifungal treatment should be started without delay. Antifungal prophylaxis is currently not recommended in critically ill, non-immunocompromised patients...