Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
- The risk of AIDS-defining events is decreasing over time in the German HIV-1 Seroconverter CohortMathias Altmann
Dept Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Division 34 HIV AIDS, STI and Blood borne Infections, DGZ Ring 1, Berlin D 13086, Germany
BMC Infect Dis 12:94. 2012..Our study aims to investigate survival improvements and changes in AIDS risk over calendar periods in the German HIV-1 Seroconverter Cohort...
- Unchanged severity of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 infection in children during first postpandemic seasonMathias Altmann
Robert Koch Institute, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Respiratory Infections Unit, Postfach 65 02 61, 13302 Berlin, Germany
Emerg Infect Dis 18:1755-62. 2012..473). Our findings stress the challenge of preventing severe postpandemic influenza infection in children and the need to prevent nosocomial transmission of influenza virus, especially in immunosuppressed children...
- Severe cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in children, GermanyMathias Altmann
Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Respiratory Infections Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Postfach 65 02 61, 13302 Berlin, Germany
Emerg Infect Dis 17:186-92. 2011..Our results stress the role of underlying risk factors, especially neurodevelopmental disorders, and the need for improving preventive measures to reduce severe disease and adverse outcomes of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in children...
- Timeliness of surveillance during outbreak of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection, Germany, 2011Mathias Altmann
Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
Emerg Infect Dis 17:1906-9. 2011..coli notifiable diseases during 2003-2011. Although reporting occurred faster than required by law, potential for improvement exists at all levels of the information chain...
- Epidemic profile of Shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli O104:H4 outbreak in GermanyChristina Frank
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
N Engl J Med 365:1771-80. 2011..The consumption of sprouts was identified as the most likely vehicle of infection...