Sabine Wicker

Summary

Affiliation: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi [HIV prophylaxis kits : A concept for emergency treatment in the context of postexposure prophylaxis]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Chirurg 85:60-2. 2014
  2. doi Hepatitis B and influenza vaccines: important occupational vaccines differently perceived among medical students
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5111-7. 2013
  3. doi [Influenza vaccination rates in Hessian hospitals]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:932-6. 2012
  4. doi [Seroprevalence of antibodies against infectious pathogens relevant to pregnancy among healthcare workers]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:923-9. 2012
  5. doi Attitudes of dental healthcare workers towards the influenza vaccination
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:482-6. 2012
  6. doi [Blood-borne infections and the pregnant health care worker. Risks and preventive measures]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Chirurg 83:136-42. 2012
  7. pmc Mobile Air Quality Studies (MAQS)-an international project
    David A Groneberg
    Department of Informatics, The Institute of Occupational Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Medical School of the Freie University Berlin and the Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:8. 2010
  8. doi Determination of risk of infection with blood-borne pathogens following a needlestick injury in hospital workers
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:615-22. 2008
  9. ncbi Prevalence and prevention of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a German university hospital
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:347-54. 2008
  10. ncbi [Influenza: acceptance of vaccination by healthcare personnel. Evaluation of the influenza season 2006/2007]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1683-7. 2007

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Publications31

  1. doi [HIV prophylaxis kits : A concept for emergency treatment in the context of postexposure prophylaxis]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Universitatsklinikum Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Chirurg 85:60-2. 2014
    ..This article presents an early intervention program in a university hospital which enables healthcare personnel immediate 24/7/365 access to a HIV-PEP prophylaxis kit following occupational HIV exposure. ..
  2. doi Hepatitis B and influenza vaccines: important occupational vaccines differently perceived among medical students
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:5111-7. 2013
    ..Furthermore, our findings suggest that medical students are frequently inaccurate in assessing their own risk level, and their specific knowledge about both diseases and the severity of these diseases proved to be unsatisfactory. ..
  3. doi [Influenza vaccination rates in Hessian hospitals]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:932-6. 2012
    ..Measures to improve influenza vaccination rates among HCP are required. Monitoring of vaccination rates is a precondition to assess the acceptance of a vaccination programme...
  4. doi [Seroprevalence of antibodies against infectious pathogens relevant to pregnancy among healthcare workers]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:923-9. 2012
    ..A routine exclusion from the workplace due to non-immunity would mean that it would not be possible to employ the majority of pregnant staff in healthcare and childcare...
  5. doi Attitudes of dental healthcare workers towards the influenza vaccination
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 215:482-6. 2012
    ..It could be shown that an immunization campaign at the workplace seems to be capable of improving vaccination rates, one-third of the vaccinees have been vaccinated for the first time...
  6. doi [Blood-borne infections and the pregnant health care worker. Risks and preventive measures]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Chirurg 83:136-42. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Mobile Air Quality Studies (MAQS)-an international project
    David A Groneberg
    Department of Informatics, The Institute of Occupational Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Medical School of the Freie University Berlin and the Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:8. 2010
    ..Primarily, the MAQS-platform will focus on particulate matter. With the establishment of advanced mobile analysis tools, it is planed to extend the analysis to other pollutants including NO2, SO2, nanoparticles and ozone...
  8. doi Determination of risk of infection with blood-borne pathogens following a needlestick injury in hospital workers
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:615-22. 2008
    ..Individual risk assessments were calculated for exposed HCWs...
  9. ncbi Prevalence and prevention of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a German university hospital
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:347-54. 2008
    ..Needlestick injuries can be prevented by safer devices...
  10. ncbi [Influenza: acceptance of vaccination by healthcare personnel. Evaluation of the influenza season 2006/2007]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1683-7. 2007
    ..However, the acceptance rate of influenza vaccination within medical personnel is low. This account describes reasons why the vaccination rate remains inadequate and how it could be improved...
  11. pmc Reliability of medical students' vaccination histories for immunisable diseases
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:121. 2008
    ..Medical students come into contact with infectious diseases early on their career. Immunity against vaccine-preventable diseases is therefore vital for both medical students and the patients with whom they come into contact...
  12. doi [Measles in 2010. Knowledge and vaccination status of medical students]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:238-42. 2011
    ..WHO recommends that at least 95% of children receive two doses of measles vaccine. This plan targeted the elimination of measles for the year 2010 and is supported by the Federal Republic of Germany...
  13. doi Health care workers and pertussis: an underestimated issue
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 105:882-6. 2010
    ..However, vaccination rates among HCWs remain low. This study was meant to evaluate the attitudes of HCWs towards the pertussis vaccination and to determine the correlation between the influenza and pertussis vaccination status of HCWs...
  14. doi [Low influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers. Time to take a different approach]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:1298-303. 2010
    ..Similar to the setting of desired vaccination coverage for the chronically ill, a clearly defined vaccination goal should be established for HCWs...
  15. doi Healthcare workers' perceptions of mandatory vaccination: results of an anonymous survey in a German University Hospital
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1066-9. 2010
    ..4%) of 1,215 respondents supported mandatory vaccinations for HCWs in general. However, acceptance of mandatory vaccination varied significantly between physicians and nurses and also depended on the targeted disease...
  16. pmc Influenza A (H1N1) 2009: Impact on Frankfurt in due consideration of health care and public health
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:10. 2010
    ..Most of the countries established infection surveillance systems in order to track the number of (laboratory-confirmed) H1N1 cases, hospitalizations and deaths...
  17. doi [HIV testing after needlestick injury: must the index patient be informed?]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:1517-20. 2008
    ..The protection of health care workers should be given priority over the right of the index patient "not wanting to know" about his/her infection status...
  18. doi Needlestick injuries among health care workers: occupational hazard or avoidable hazard?
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:486-92. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the mechanisms and preventability of occupational percutaneous blood exposure of healthcare workers through needlestick injuries and to discuss rational strategies for prevention...
  19. doi Attitudes of healthcare workers toward pertussis vaccination
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, Frankfurt, 60590, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:1325-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the attitudes of pediatric healthcare workers (HCWs) toward pertussis vaccination...
  20. ncbi Seroprevalence of vaccine preventable and blood transmissible viral infections (measles, mumps, rubella, polio, HBV, HCV and HIV) in medical students
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital of Frankfurt, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:145-50. 2007
    ..1% (type 1), 96.9% (type 2) and 70% (type 3). 68.2% had antibodies (titer 1:> or =10) against all three virus types. The partly significant gaps of immunity in the students need to be closed prior to the first contact with patients...
  21. doi [Influenza pandemic: Would healthcare workers come to work? An analysis of the ability and willingness to report to duty]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, 60590 Frankfurt am Main
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:862-9. 2009
    ..Initiatives to strengthen workers' confidence in the fact that everything would be done to protect them against becoming ill in the event of a pandemic also need to be implemented...
  22. doi Occupational exposures to bloodborne viruses among German dental professionals and students in a clinical setting
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:77-83. 2010
    ....
  23. doi [Novel influenza H1N1/2009: virus transmission among health care worker]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:2443-6. 2009
    ..Within the last days, she worked as a nurse in that ER, responsible for taking care of patients with novel influenza and also executing screening-examinations of suspicious cases...
  24. doi Attitudes of influenza-vaccinated health care workers toward masks to prevent nosocomial transmission of influenza
    Christian Brandt
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:61-6. 2011
    ..Influenza viruses are highly contagious. Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of occupational exposure to influenza and may transmit the infection to their patients and coworkers...
  25. doi Needlestick injuries among German medical students: time to take a different approach?
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt
    Med Educ 42:742-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the mechanisms whereby medical students experience occupational percutaneous blood exposure through NSIs and to discuss rational strategies for prevention...
  26. doi Influenza vaccination compliance among health care workers in a German university hospital
    S Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Infection 37:197-202. 2009
    ..However, acceptance of the influenza vaccination by medical personnel is low...
  27. pmc Vaccination against classical influenza in health-care workers: self-protection and patient protection
    Sabine Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:567-72. 2009
    ..Health-care workers are at risk of occupational exposure to influenza and can also transmit the disease to their patients...
  28. doi Immune response after a single dose of the 2010/11 trivalent, seasonal influenza vaccine in HIV-1-infected patients and healthy controls
    Markus Bickel
    Department of Infectious Disease, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    HIV Clin Trials 14:175-81. 2013
    ..Immune response rates following influenza vaccination are often lower in HIV-infected individuals. Low vitamin D levels were correlated with weak immune response in cancer patients and are known to be lower in HIV-infected patients...
  29. ncbi Comparison of the neutralizing and ELISA antibody titres to measles virus in human sera and in gamma globulin preparations
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, University Hospital, Frankfurt Main, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:151-5. 2007
    ..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...
  30. pmc A common HLA-DPA1 variant is associated with hepatitis B virus infection but fails to distinguish active from inactive Caucasian carriers
    Johannes Vermehren
    Pharmazentrum frankfurt ZAFES, Institut fur Klinische Pharmakologie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32605. 2012
    ..Most significant associations were observed for the A alleles of HLA-DPA1 rs3077 and HLA-DPB1 rs9277535, which conferred a decreased risk for HBV infection. We assessed the implications of these variants for HBV infection in Caucasians...
  31. pmc Self-reported adverse reactions in 4337 healthcare workers immunizations against novel H1N1 influenza
    Harald Bias
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, Social Medicine and Environmental Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 4:297. 2011
    ..abstract:..