J Gieffers

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc In vitro susceptibilities of Chlamydia pneumoniae strains recovered from atherosclerotic coronary arteries
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 42:2762-4. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro susceptibility and eradication of Chlamydia pneumoniae cardiovascular strains from coronary artery endothelium and smooth muscle cells
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 15:259-62. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Presence of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in the cerebral spinal fluid is a common phenomenon in a variety of neurological diseases and not restricted to multiple sclerosis
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Ann Neurol 49:585-9. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular infection by Chlamydia pneumoniae is not related to apolipoprotein E genotype
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1515-6. 2000
  5. pmc Failure to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae in brain sections of Alzheimer's disease patients
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:881-2. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae within peripheral blood monocytes of patients with unstable angina or myocardial infarction
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    J Infect Dis 181:S449-51. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherogenetically relevant cells support continuous growth of Chlamydia pneumoniae
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Herz 25:68-72. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in circulating human monocytes is refractory to antibiotic treatment
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, , , Germany
    Circulation 103:351-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor correlation between microimmunofluorescence serology and polymerase chain reaction for detection of vascular Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in coronary artery disease patients
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 187:103-6. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Phagocytes transmit Chlamydia pneumoniae from the lungs to the vasculature
    J Gieffers
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Eur Respir J 23:506-10. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc In vitro susceptibilities of Chlamydia pneumoniae strains recovered from atherosclerotic coronary arteries
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 42:2762-4. 1998
    ..Roxithromycin was the most active macrolide, and rifampin was the most effective drug overall...
  2. ncbi request reprint In vitro susceptibility and eradication of Chlamydia pneumoniae cardiovascular strains from coronary artery endothelium and smooth muscle cells
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 15:259-62. 2001
    ..pneumoniae from coronary endothelial and smooth muscle cells, celltypes that are involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Presence of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in the cerebral spinal fluid is a common phenomenon in a variety of neurological diseases and not restricted to multiple sclerosis
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Ann Neurol 49:585-9. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular infection by Chlamydia pneumoniae is not related to apolipoprotein E genotype
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:1515-6. 2000
    ..pneumoniae infection of coronary artery tissue. The apoE genotype is not distinctly associated with an increased risk for vascular C. pneumoniae infection...
  5. pmc Failure to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae in brain sections of Alzheimer's disease patients
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:881-2. 2000
    ..pneumoniae-specific DNA nor chlamydial antigens. From our data, the presence of C. pneumoniae in the brains of Alzheimer's patients is not a common phenomenon; an association remains questionable...
  6. ncbi request reprint Detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae within peripheral blood monocytes of patients with unstable angina or myocardial infarction
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    J Infect Dis 181:S449-51. 2000
    ..The potential role of chlamydiae in coronary atherosclerosis may therefore be more related to acceleration of disease or systemic effects by persistent infection than to sudden initiation of infarction by acute infection...
  7. ncbi request reprint Atherogenetically relevant cells support continuous growth of Chlamydia pneumoniae
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Herz 25:68-72. 2000
    ..Endovascular infection might provide an explanation for unclear phenomena of atherogenesis like mesenchymal cell proliferation and its distinct inflammatory component...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in circulating human monocytes is refractory to antibiotic treatment
    J Gieffers
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, , , Germany
    Circulation 103:351-6. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Poor correlation between microimmunofluorescence serology and polymerase chain reaction for detection of vascular Chlamydia pneumoniae infection in coronary artery disease patients
    M Maass
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Medical University of Lubeck, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 187:103-6. 1998
    ..Thus, the MIF test currently appears not suitable to predict individual vascular C. pneumoniae infection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phagocytes transmit Chlamydia pneumoniae from the lungs to the vasculature
    J Gieffers
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Eur Respir J 23:506-10. 2004
    ..This is the first description of granulocytes acting as a reservoir for Chlamydia pneumoniae early in infection...