B Ghebremedhin

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Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Extended-spectrum of beta-lactamases (ESBL): yesterday ESBL: and today ESBL, carbapenemase-producing and multiresistant bacteria]
    B Ghebremedhin
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Otto von Guericke Universitätsklinikum Magdeburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:2657-62. 2012
  2. pmc Emergence of a community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain with a unique resistance profile in Southwest Nigeria
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University Clinic, Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2975-80. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Peritonitis due to Neosartorya pseudofischeri in an elderly patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis successfully treated with voriconazole
    B Ghebremedhin
    Clinical Microbiology, University Clinic, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 58:678-82. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the performance of the rapid antigen detection actim Influenza A&B test and RT-PCR in different respiratory specimens
    B Ghebremedhin
    University Clinic Magdeburg, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 58:365-70. 2009
  5. pmc Genetic classification and distinguishing of Staphylococcus species based on different partial gap, 16S rRNA, hsp60, rpoB, sodA, and tuf gene sequences
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University, Clinical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1019-25. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Subtyping of ST22-MRSA-IV (Barnim epidemic MRSA strain) at a university clinic in Germany from 2002 to 2005
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 56:365-75. 2007
  7. pmc Heterogeneity of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains at a German University Hospital implicates the circulating-strain pool as a potential source of emerging methicillin-resistant S. aureus clones
    F Layer
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2179-85. 2006
  8. pmc Comparative study using various methods for identification of Staphylococcus species in clinical specimens
    F Layer
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2824-30. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Sequence type ST131 and ST10 complex (ST617) predominant among CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli isolates from Nigeria
    I Aibinu
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E49-51. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of Staphylococcus spp. by terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase-encoding gene
    F Layer
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 70:542-9. 2007

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint [Extended-spectrum of beta-lactamases (ESBL): yesterday ESBL: and today ESBL, carbapenemase-producing and multiresistant bacteria]
    B Ghebremedhin
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Otto von Guericke Universitätsklinikum Magdeburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:2657-62. 2012
    ..Meanwhile the worldwide dissemination of particular ESBL variants in epidemiologically successful Enterobacteriaceae strains has occurred...
  2. pmc Emergence of a community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain with a unique resistance profile in Southwest Nigeria
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University Clinic, Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2975-80. 2009
    ..Urban regions with populations of lower socioeconomic status and evidence of overcrowding appear to be at high risk for the emergence of this clone...
  3. doi request reprint Peritonitis due to Neosartorya pseudofischeri in an elderly patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis successfully treated with voriconazole
    B Ghebremedhin
    Clinical Microbiology, University Clinic, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 58:678-82. 2009
    ..Our report describes for what is believed to be the first time the administration of voriconazole to treat a Neosartorya peritonitis case...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of the performance of the rapid antigen detection actim Influenza A&B test and RT-PCR in different respiratory specimens
    B Ghebremedhin
    University Clinic Magdeburg, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 58:365-70. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, negative results from this test need to be confirmed by a more sensitive assay because of the low sensitivity observed with diagnostic samples...
  5. pmc Genetic classification and distinguishing of Staphylococcus species based on different partial gap, 16S rRNA, hsp60, rpoB, sodA, and tuf gene sequences
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University, Clinical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1019-25. 2008
    ..From our results, we propose the partial sequencing of the gap gene as an alternative molecular tool for the taxonomical analysis of Staphylococcus species and for decreasing the possibility of misidentification...
  6. ncbi request reprint Subtyping of ST22-MRSA-IV (Barnim epidemic MRSA strain) at a university clinic in Germany from 2002 to 2005
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 56:365-75. 2007
    ..The ability to distinguish among MRSA strains within an endemic setting will lead to a greater understanding of the transmission of MRSA and is necessary to be able to control the spread of various clones...
  7. pmc Heterogeneity of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus strains at a German University Hospital implicates the circulating-strain pool as a potential source of emerging methicillin-resistant S. aureus clones
    F Layer
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2179-85. 2006
    ..From our results, one may conclude that the pool of circulating MSSA strains is an important parameter with regard to the epidemiology of hospital- and community-acquired MRSA clones and their potential virulence...
  8. pmc Comparative study using various methods for identification of Staphylococcus species in clinical specimens
    F Layer
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2824-30. 2006
    ..g., the gap-based T-RFLP method, still show superior accuracy in identifying Staphylococcus species other than Staphylococcus aureus...
  9. doi request reprint Sequence type ST131 and ST10 complex (ST617) predominant among CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli isolates from Nigeria
    I Aibinu
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:E49-51. 2012
    ..This is the first description of the clonality of CTX-M-15-producing E. coli from Nigeria. The presence of diverse clonal lineages shows the continuing potential for genetic diversification and emergence of new epidemic strains...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of Staphylococcus spp. by terminal-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase-encoding gene
    F Layer
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 70:542-9. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate the feasibility and applicability of the T-RFLP method based on the partial gap gene sequences for rapid and accurate species identification...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains at a German university hospital during a 1-year period
    B Ghebremedhin
    Otto von Guericke University, Institute of Medical Microbiology, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:388-98. 2005
    ..Rapid dissemination of MRSA clones at a university hospital was demonstrated, indicating that dissemination may depend on the environmental conditions within the individual departments...