J Elias

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc IS1301 fingerprint analysis of Neisseria meningitidis strains belonging to the ET-15 clone
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 45:159-67. 2007
  2. pmc Vaccine preventability of meningococcal clone, Greater Aachen Region, Germany
    Johannes Elias
    University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:465-72. 2010
  3. pmc Persistence of antibodies in laboratory staff immunized with quadrivalent meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 8:4. 2013
  4. pmc Prevalence dependent calibration of a predictive model for nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Wurzburg, 97080, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:111. 2013
  5. pmc EpiScanGIS: an online geographic surveillance system for meningococcal disease
    Markus Reinhardt
    Computer Science II, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 7:33. 2008
  6. ncbi [3rd Workshop on Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Würzburg 2006]
    J Elias
    Nationales Referenzzentrum für Meningokokken, Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 69:256-62. 2007
  7. doi Nosocomial outbreak of VIM-2 metallo-β-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa associated with retrograde urography
    J Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1494-500. 2010
  8. pmc First survey of metallo-beta-lactamases in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a German university hospital
    Giuseppe Valenza
    Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2 E1, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3493-7. 2010
  9. ncbi A dual role of extracellular DNA during biofilm formation of Neisseria meningitidis
    Martin Lappann
    University of Wurzburg, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 75:1355-71. 2010
  10. pmc Bacteremia in an immunocompromised patient caused by a commensal Neisseria meningitidis strain harboring the capsule null locus (cnl)
    Ulrich Vogel
    National Reference Laboratory for Meningococci, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2898-901. 2004

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc IS1301 fingerprint analysis of Neisseria meningitidis strains belonging to the ET-15 clone
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 45:159-67. 2007
    ..A previously described insertion in nadA was present in more than two-thirds of the strains analyzed, suggesting that NadA is probably an unreliable vaccine candidate for the prevention of ET-15 disease...
  2. pmc Vaccine preventability of meningococcal clone, Greater Aachen Region, Germany
    Johannes Elias
    University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:465-72. 2010
    ..Because this globally distributed epidemic strain spreads slowly, vaccination efforts could possibly eliminate meningococcal disease in this area...
  3. pmc Persistence of antibodies in laboratory staff immunized with quadrivalent meningococcal polysaccharide vaccine
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 8:4. 2013
    ..While, until recently, immunization with quadrivalent polysaccharide vaccine represented one cornerstone of protection, data on long-term persistence of antibodies in adults remain scarce...
  4. pmc Prevalence dependent calibration of a predictive model for nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Johannes Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Wurzburg, 97080, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:111. 2013
    ..In contrast, accurate estimation of carriage probability, which may inform decisions regarding treatment and infection control, is rarely assessed. Furthermore, no published models adjust for MRSA prevalence...
  5. pmc EpiScanGIS: an online geographic surveillance system for meningococcal disease
    Markus Reinhardt
    Computer Science II, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 7:33. 2008
    ..The integration of pathogen fine typing data in dynamic systems and visualization of spatio-temporal clusters are a technical challenge for system development...
  6. ncbi [3rd Workshop on Epidemiology, Prevention and Treatment of Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Würzburg 2006]
    J Elias
    Nationales Referenzzentrum für Meningokokken, Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 69:256-62. 2007
    ..Finally, the latest evidence concerning the clinical management and chemoprophylaxis of this invasive bacterial disease was discussed...
  7. doi Nosocomial outbreak of VIM-2 metallo-β-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa associated with retrograde urography
    J Elias
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 16:1494-500. 2010
    ..Department-specific infection control measures, including reinforced hygiene procedures during retrograde urography, quickly terminated the outbreak...
  8. pmc First survey of metallo-beta-lactamases in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a German university hospital
    Giuseppe Valenza
    Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2 E1, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:3493-7. 2010
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  9. ncbi A dual role of extracellular DNA during biofilm formation of Neisseria meningitidis
    Martin Lappann
    University of Wurzburg, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Germany
    Mol Microbiol 75:1355-71. 2010
    ..On the contrary, spreaders (ST-11 and ST-8 cc) are unable to use eDNA for biofilm formation and might compensate for poor colonization properties by high transmission rates...
  10. pmc Bacteremia in an immunocompromised patient caused by a commensal Neisseria meningitidis strain harboring the capsule null locus (cnl)
    Ulrich Vogel
    National Reference Laboratory for Meningococci, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 42:2898-901. 2004
    ..The sequence type 845 strain was extensively typed and, furthermore, shown to be sensitive to serum bactericidal activity...
  11. pmc Deletion of the meningococcal fetA gene used for antigen sequence typing of invasive and commensal isolates from Germany: frequencies and mechanisms
    Heike Claus
    University of Wurzburg, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, National Reference Centre for Meningococci, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2960-4. 2007
    ..ST-35 cc strains and the recently published ST-192 strains from Burkina Faso may benefit from loss of fetA, but their infrequent occurrence among invasive isolates currently does not affect fetA antigen ST...
  12. doi [Infections with pneumococci, menigococci, H. influenzae and diphtheria in Germany: the RKI Reference Network for Invasive Bacterial Infections (IBI) at the 5th Würzburg Workshop on Epidemiology, Prevention and Therapy for Invasive Meningococcal Diseases
    T T Lam
    Nationales Referenzzentrum für Meningokokken und Konsiliarlabor für H influenzae, Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, Universitat Wurzburg
    Gesundheitswesen 74:747-53. 2012
    ..pneumoniae infections. The epidemiological data were complemented by clinical aspects concerning the vaccination of immunocompromised children...
  13. pmc Spatiotemporal analysis of invasive meningococcal disease, Germany
    Johannes Elias
    University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1689-95. 2006
    ..2%. The study exemplifies how the combination of molecular finetyping and spatiotemporal analysis can be used to assess an infectious disease in a large European country...
  14. doi O-acetyltransferase gene neuO is segregated according to phylogenetic background and contributes to environmental desiccation resistance in Escherichia coli K1
    Ines L Mordhorst
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Environ Microbiol 11:3154-65. 2009
    ..In contrast, NeuO expression led to a reduced biofilm formation in biofilm positive E. coli K1 isolates. These findings suggest a delicate ecological balance of neuO'on'/'off' switching...
  15. pmc Evidence for indirect nosocomial transmission of Neisseria meningitidis resulting in two cases of invasive meningococcal disease
    Johannes Elias
    National Reference Centre for Meningococci, Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:4276-8. 2006
    ..The most likely epidemiological link was simultaneous hospitalization, resulting in indirect nosocomial transmission...
  16. pmc Life-threatening infection caused by daptomycin-resistant Corynebacterium jeikeium in a neutropenic patient
    Christoph Schoen
    Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology, Julius Maximilian University, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2328-31. 2009
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  17. doi Bat-associated histoplasmosis can be transmitted at entrances of bat caves and not only inside the caves
    Boris Julg
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Medizinische Poliklinik, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 15:133-6. 2008
    ..In the presented cases, the only contact happened in the proximity of a bat cave but not inside the cave. We wish to communicate and stress that even outside of caves, bats may disperse the organism...