Ralf Reintjes

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Affiliation: Hamburg University of Applied Sciences
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking national surveillance systems: a new tool for the comparison of communicable disease surveillance and control in Europe
    Ralf Reintjes
    Department Public Health, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 17:375-80. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection and response to a meningococcal disease outbreak following a youth football tournament with teams from four European countries
    Ralf Reintjes
    Institute of Public Health for North Rhine Westphalia loegd, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:291-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases before and after German unification: trends in mortality and morbidity
    R Reintjes
    Institute of Public Health North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1105-10. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Applying a case-crossover study design to examine transient exposures in the transmission of N. meningitidis
    R Reintjes
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:629-33. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint [Methods of infectious disease epidemiology for public health services: case control studies as bridge between practical work, surveillance and epidemiology]
    R Reintjes
    Fakultät Life Sciences, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:840-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint 2nd-generation HIV surveillance and injecting drug use: uncovering the epidemiological ice-berg
    Ralf Reintjes
    Department of Public Health, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Public Health 52:166-72. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Impact of public health interventions in controlling the spread of SARS: modelling of intervention scenarios
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Public Health Research Department, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Lohbrügger Kirchstr 65, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:67-75. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Controlling SARS: a review on China's response compared with other SARS-affected countries
    Amena Ahmad
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 14:36-45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating health systems' preparedness for emerging infectious diseases: a novel conceptual and analytic framework
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Health Policy 98:91-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of national pandemic management policies-A hazard analysis of critical control points approach
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Department Public Health Faculty Life Sciences, Lohbrügger Kirchstr 65, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Policy 92:21-6. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking national surveillance systems: a new tool for the comparison of communicable disease surveillance and control in Europe
    Ralf Reintjes
    Department Public Health, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 17:375-80. 2007
    ..The study aims to support the improvement and integration of surveillance systems of communicable diseases in Europe while using benchmarking for the comparison of national surveillance systems...
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection and response to a meningococcal disease outbreak following a youth football tournament with teams from four European countries
    Ralf Reintjes
    Institute of Public Health for North Rhine Westphalia loegd, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:291-6. 2002
    ..5. Control measures varied in each country, reflecting different national guidelines. The outbreak illustrated deficiencies in management of international outbreaks but also demonstrated benefits of international co-operation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Infectious diseases before and after German unification: trends in mortality and morbidity
    R Reintjes
    Institute of Public Health North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1105-10. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Applying a case-crossover study design to examine transient exposures in the transmission of N. meningitidis
    R Reintjes
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:629-33. 2005
    ..A case-crossover study to examine the effect of transient exposures on the acute outcome, which is the acquisition of Neisseria meningitidis, was undertaken...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Methods of infectious disease epidemiology for public health services: case control studies as bridge between practical work, surveillance and epidemiology]
    R Reintjes
    Fakultät Life Sciences, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:840-4. 2005
    ..The practical application of this study design makes it especially useful for local public health services and thus provides a bridge between surveillance, epidemiology and practical work in Public Health...
  6. ncbi request reprint 2nd-generation HIV surveillance and injecting drug use: uncovering the epidemiological ice-berg
    Ralf Reintjes
    Department of Public Health, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Public Health 52:166-72. 2007
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Impact of public health interventions in controlling the spread of SARS: modelling of intervention scenarios
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Public Health Research Department, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Lohbrügger Kirchstr 65, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:67-75. 2009
    ..The modelling approach applied in this study is useful for analysing interactions of different intervention measures for reducing the R(e) of SARS...
  8. doi request reprint Controlling SARS: a review on China's response compared with other SARS-affected countries
    Amena Ahmad
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 14:36-45. 2009
    ..To summarise the major control measures implemented by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)-affected countries and to compare distinctive features of the Chinese approach to other affected Asian countries and Canada...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating health systems' preparedness for emerging infectious diseases: a novel conceptual and analytic framework
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Health Policy 98:91-7. 2010
    ..Thus, this provides a means for developing a contextual understanding of the broader health system in which a pandemic infectious disease programme operates, and for identifying frailties in programmes that need to be responded to...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of national pandemic management policies-A hazard analysis of critical control points approach
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Department Public Health Faculty Life Sciences, Lohbrügger Kirchstr 65, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Policy 92:21-6. 2009
    ..Being prepared is the key to successfully coordinate and implement response measures when a pandemic emerges...
  11. doi request reprint [Prevention and control of infectious diseases with pandemic potential: the EU-project SARSControl]
    A Ahmad
    Fakultät Life Sciences Department Public Health, Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg, Lohbrügger Kirchstrasse 65, Hamburg
    Gesundheitswesen 71:351-7. 2009
    ..This article summarises the main research results and recommendations arising from this project...
  12. ncbi request reprint Case-case study of a Salmonella outbreak: an epidemiologic method to analyse surveillance data
    Ralf Krumkamp
    Department of Public Health, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Lohbrügger Kirchstr 65, 21033 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:163-7. 2008
    ..However, the calculated OR has to be interpreted in context with the study design. The case-case study design has proven to be a useful tool to analyse surveillance data. It was easy to perform and had methodological benefits...
  13. pmc "Pandemic Public Health Paradox": Time Series Analysis of the 2009/10 Influenza A / H1N1 Epidemiology, Media Attention, Risk Perception and Public Reactions in 5 European Countries
    Ralf Reintjes
    Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 11:e0151258. 2016
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Risk communication during the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic: stakeholder experiences from eight European countries
    Rasmus Cloes
    Department of Life Sciences, HAW Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 9:127-33. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess professional stakeholders' perceptions of the risk-communication difficulties faced during the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in Europe...
  15. doi request reprint Changing epidemiology of hepatitis B and migration--a comparison of six Northern and North-Western European countries
    Janet Junqing Chu
    Department Health Sciences, Faculty Life Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Eur J Public Health 23:642-7. 2013
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Cancer survival analysis in Hamburg 1995-2003: assessing the data quality within a population-based registry
    Alice L Nennecke
    Hamburg Cancer Registry, Authority for Social Affairs, Family, Health and Consumer Protection, Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Oncol 48:34-43. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Tularemia outbreak investigation in Kosovo: case control and environmental studies
    Ralf Reintjes
    Institute of Public Health North Rhine Westphalia, Muenster, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:69-73. 2002
    ..Environmental circumstances in war-torn Kosovo led to epizootic rodent tularemia and its spread to resettled rural populations living under circumstances of substandard housing, hygiene, and sanitation...
  18. pmc Nasal Staphylococcus aureus carriage is not a risk factor for lower-airway infection in young cystic fibrosis patients
    Sabine Ridder-Schaphorn
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Muenster Hospital, Domagkstr 10, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2979-84. 2007
    ..In CF patients, the oropharynx, and not the nose, was the predominant site of S. aureus infection and persistence. Hence, it is unlikely that CF patients will benefit from topical treatment strategies to eradicate nasal carriage...
  19. ncbi request reprint Implementing a second-generation HIV surveillance system in Romania: experiences and challenges
    Marc Lejars
    EPOS Health Consultants, Romania
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:242-7. 2007
    ..In this particular context and with regard to Romania's accession to EU membership, second-generation surveillance (SGS) systems were to be implemented...
  20. pmc Automated DNA sequence-based early warning system for the detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreaks
    Alexander Mellmann
    Institute for Hygiene, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    PLoS Med 3:e33. 2006
    ..Prompt identification of an MRSA epidemic is crucial for the control of an outbreak. In this study we evaluated various early warning algorithms for the detection of an MRSA cluster...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis transmission in a high incidence area: a retrospective molecular epidemiological study of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Casablanca, Morocco
    Loubna Tazi
    Centre IRD, Génétique et Evolution des Maladies Infectieuses UMR CNRS IRD 2724, 911 Avenue Agropolis, BP 64501, 34394 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Infect Genet Evol 7:636-44. 2007
    ..These findings indicate also that the transmission of TB in Morocco is not optimally controlled, and that efforts for control strategies should be sustained in all developing countries where the incidence of TB is high and still raising...
  22. ncbi request reprint [The impact of the proportion of qualified nursing personnel on the incidence of pressure ulcers in nursing homes]
    Johann Popp
    Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Wohlwillstrasse 24, D 20359 Hamburg
    Pflege 19:303-7. 2006
    ..455), comparing high to low proportion, an odds ratio of 0.8 (p = 0.703) and comparing high to medium proportion, an odds ratio of 0.54 (p = 0,09) was calculated. The study question can not be answered by the contradictory results...