Dania Richter

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Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Mosquitoes and soft ticks cannot transmit Lyme disease spirochetes
    Franz Rainer Matuschka
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Res 88:283-4. 2002
  2. pmc Relationships of a novel Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia spielmani sp. nov., with its hosts in Central Europe
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6414-9. 2004
  3. doi Spatial stratification of various Lyme disease spirochetes in a Central European site
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 83:738-44. 2013
  4. pmc "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis," Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and lyme disease spirochetes in questing european vector ticks and in feeding ticks removed from people
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 50:943-7. 2012
  5. doi Absence of Lyme disease spirochetes in larval Ixodes ricinus ticks
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:21-7. 2012
  6. pmc Differential risk for Lyme disease along hiking trail, Germany
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1704-6. 2011
  7. pmc Reservoir competence of various rodents for the lyme disease Spirochete Borrelia spielmanii
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstraße 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3565-70. 2011
  8. pmc Modulatory effect of cattle on risk for lyme disease
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1919-23. 2006
  9. pmc Perpetuation of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia lusitaniae by lizards
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstrasse 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4627-32. 2006
  10. ncbi Delineation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species by multilocus sequence analysis and confirmation of the delineation of Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:873-81. 2006

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Mosquitoes and soft ticks cannot transmit Lyme disease spirochetes
    Franz Rainer Matuschka
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Res 88:283-4. 2002
  2. pmc Relationships of a novel Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia spielmani sp. nov., with its hosts in Central Europe
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6414-9. 2004
    ..Garden dormice serve as the main reservoir hosts of a novel genospecies, Borrelia spielmani sp. nov., one of several that cause Lyme disease in people...
  3. doi Spatial stratification of various Lyme disease spirochetes in a Central European site
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 83:738-44. 2013
    ..Evaluation of regional risk of infection by Lyme disease spirochetes should take the spatial effect of hosts into consideration, which stratify the distribution of specifically infected ticks on a small scale...
  4. pmc "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis," Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and lyme disease spirochetes in questing european vector ticks and in feeding ticks removed from people
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 50:943-7. 2012
    ..Neoehrlichia mikurensis" appears to be the second most common pathogen in I. ricinus ticks. In our survey, only Borrelia afzelii appears to infect Central European vector ticks more frequently...
  5. doi Absence of Lyme disease spirochetes in larval Ixodes ricinus ticks
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:21-7. 2012
    ..No undisputable proof exists for vertical transmission of Lyme disease spirochetes, whereas B. miyamotoi appears to be readily passed between generations of vector ticks...
  6. pmc Differential risk for Lyme disease along hiking trail, Germany
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1704-6. 2011
    ..Risk was significantly lower on pasture than on meadow and fallow land...
  7. pmc Reservoir competence of various rodents for the lyme disease Spirochete Borrelia spielmanii
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstraße 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:3565-70. 2011
    ..Hazel dormice appeared to be extraordinarily competent as reservoir hosts for B. spielmanii. Because peridomestic rodents proved to be reservoir competent, urban foci of transmission of B. spielmanii may affect the health of townspeople...
  8. pmc Modulatory effect of cattle on risk for lyme disease
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1919-23. 2006
    ..The presence of cattle limited the prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l., but not B. miyamotoi, in vector ticks. The reintroduction of traditional, nonintensive agriculture in central Europe may help reduce risk for Lyme disease...
  9. pmc Perpetuation of the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia lusitaniae by lizards
    Dania Richter
    Abt Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstrasse 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:4627-32. 2006
    ..lusitaniae genospecies and resemble type strain PotiB2. At our central European study site, lizards, which were previously considered zooprophylactic for the agent of Lyme disease, appear to perpetuate B. lusitaniae...
  10. ncbi Delineation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species by multilocus sequence analysis and confirmation of the delineation of Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov
    Dania Richter
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:873-81. 2006
    ..Our analysis confirmed the delineation of a novel species, Borrelia spielmanii sp. nov., previously known as 'Borrelia spielmani' Richter et al. 2004, with strain PC-Eq17N5T (=DSM 16813T = CIP 108855T) as the type strain...
  11. pmc Adaptation of diverse lyme disease spirochetes in a natural rodent reservoir host
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Medizinische Fakultat der Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Infect Immun 72:2442-4. 2004
    ..Borrelia afzelii, specializing in particular reservoir hosts, is better adapted to those hosts than is the more generalist genospecies B. burgdorferi sensu stricto...
  12. pmc Relapsing fever-like spirochetes infecting European vector tick of Lyme disease agent
    Dania Richter
    Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:697-701. 2003
    ..Exposure risk for relapsing fever-like spirochetes is similar to that of certain Lyme disease genospecies. Although many persons may be bitten by ticks infected by relapsing fever-like spirochetes, health implications remain unknown...
  13. pmc Co-feeding transmission and its contribution to the perpetuation of the lyme disease spirochete Borrelia afzelii
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite, Humboldt University of Berlin, Malteserstrasse, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1421-5. 2002
    ..afzelii depends largely on horizontal transmission of such pathogens from previously infected mice to noninfected larvae...
  14. pmc Elimination of lyme disease spirochetes from ticks feeding on domestic ruminants
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstrasse 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:7650-2. 2010
    ..Thus, the more subadult ticks are diverted from reservoir-competent hosts to zooprophylactic ruminants, the smaller the risk of infection by Lyme disease spirochetes is...
  15. pmc A novel high-resolution melt PCR assay discriminates Anaplasma phagocytophilum and "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis"
    Jurgen Krucken
    Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1958-61. 2013
    ..In rodents, "Candidatus N. mikurensis" was significantly more prevalent than A. phagocytophilum, whereas in cats, only A. phagocytophilum was found...
  16. pmc How ticks get under your skin: insertion mechanics of the feeding apparatus of Ixodes ricinus ticks
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstrasse 74 100, 12249 Berlin, Germany, Laboratory of Public Health Entomology, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131758. 2013
    ..This combination of a flexible, dynamic mechanical ratchet and a static holdfast thus allows the tick to solve the problem of how to penetrate skin and also remain stuck for long periods of time. ..
  17. doi Absence of Borrelia spp., Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in questing adult Dermacentor reticulatus ticks
    Dania Richter
    Abteilung Parasitologie, Institut fur Pathologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Malteserstraße 74 100, 12249, Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Res 112:107-11. 2013
    ..3 %). For pathogens which so rarely infect D. reticulatus ticks, this tick likely plays no epidemiologic vector role for either their enzootic transmission cycle in nature or their transmission to people...
  18. pmc Identification of a novel betaherpesvirus in Mus musculus
    Alla Teterina
    Division of Viral Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Virol J 6:225. 2009
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  19. pmc Isolation of three novel rat and mouse papillomaviruses and their genomic characterization
    Eric Schulz
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergy, DKFZ Charité Cooperation, Viral Skin Carcinogenesis Group, Charite, University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e47164. 2012
    ..PV types particularly isolated from mice and rats are the basis for new animal models, which are valuable to study PV induced tumors and new treatment options...