Holger F Rabenau


Affiliation: Frankfurt am Main
Country: Germany


  1. Kohmer N, Nagel A, Berger A, Enders M, Hamprecht K, Korn K, et al. Laboratory diagnosis of congenital CMV infection in newborns: Impact of pre-analytic factors. J Clin Virol. 2019;115:32-36 pubmed publisher
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    Rabenau H, Cinatl J, Morgenstern B, Bauer G, Preiser W, Doerr H. Stability and inactivation of SARS coronavirus. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2005;194:1-6 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, the agents tenacity is considerably higher than that of HCoV-229E, and should SARS re-emerge, increased efforts need to be devoted to questions of environmental hygiene. ..
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    Rabenau H, Marianov B, Wicker S, Allwinn R. Comparison of the neutralizing and ELISA antibody titres to measles virus in human sera and in gamma globulin preparations. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2007;196:151-5 pubmed
    ..In both antibody tests seropositive specimens revealed a quite good to moderate correlation. Taken together, the measles IgG ELISA is adequately for immunity testing and identifying of seronegative individuals for vaccination. ..
  4. Wicker S, Rabenau H. The virologist and the flu. J Clin Virol. 2015;69:200-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The case might have implications for infection control in hospital settings and the weighting of the predictive value of PCR results. ..
  5. Rabenau H, Rapp I, Steinmann J. Can vaccinia virus be replaced by MVA virus for testing virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants?. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:185 pubmed publisher
    ..Because MVA does not replicate in humans this would eliminate the potential risk of inadvertent inoculation with vaccinia virus and disease in non-vaccinated laboratory workers. ..
  6. Eggers M, Terletskaia Ladwig E, Rabenau H, Doerr H, Diedrich S, Enders G, et al. Immunity status of adults and children against poliomyelitis virus type 1 strains CHAT and Sabin (LSc-2ab) in Germany. BMC Infect Dis. 2010;10:347 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, we assessed potential differences in neutralising antibody titres to Sabin and CHAT in persons with a history of either OPV, IPV, or OPV with IPV booster...
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    Rabenau H, Sturmer M, Buxbaum S, Walczok A, Preiser W, Doerr H. Laboratory diagnosis of norovirus: which method is the best?. Intervirology. 2003;46:232-8 pubmed
    ..4%). All three methods tested (TEM, ELISA and PCR) are useful for epidemiological investigations in gastroenteritis outbreaks; however, to maximize diagnostic validity for individual cases, at least two of the methods should be combined. ..
  8. Rabenau H, Lennemann T, Kircher C, Gurtler L, Staszewski S, Preiser W, et al. Prevalence- and gender-specific immune response to opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients in Lesotho. Sex Transm Dis. 2010;37:454-9 pubmed publisher
    ..One-third of the patients had been exposed to HBV and T. pallidum. The generally high HSV-2 prevalence showed gender- and CD4 cell count-dependent differences in HSV-2 antibody titer. ..
  9. Rabenau H, Richter M, Doerr H. Hand, foot and mouth disease: seroprevalence of Coxsackie A16 and Enterovirus 71 in Germany. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2010;199:45-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Obviously, the manifestation rate, i.e., distinct disease of these infections is low...