Christiane Cuny

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in farm workers and the livestock environment in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
    Carmen Dahms
    University Medicine Greifswald, Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Walther Rathenau Straße 49A, Greifswald, 17487, Germany
    Acta Vet Scand 56:53. 2014
  2. pmc Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) of clonal complex CC398, t571 from infections in humans are still rare in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    National Reference Center for Staphylococci and Enterococci, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e83165. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Livestock associated MRSA (LA-MRSA) and its relevance for humans in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 303:331-7. 2013
  4. pmc Absence of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus clonal complex CC398 as a nasal colonizer of pigs raised in an alternative system
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Wernigerode, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1296-7. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Clusters of infections in horses with MRSA ST1, ST254, and ST398 in a veterinary hospital
    Christiane Cuny
    Wernigerode Branch, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 14:307-10. 2008
  6. pmc Nasal colonization of humans with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CC398 with and without exposure to pigs
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branc, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e6800. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in different animal species
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Burgstrasse 37, 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 300:109-17. 2010
  8. pmc Rare occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC130 with a novel mecA homologue in humans in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    Wernigerode Branch, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e24360. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence and spread of cfr-mediated multiresistance in staphylococci: an interdisciplinary challenge
    Wolfgang Witte
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    Future Microbiol 6:925-31. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant Gram-positive bacterial pathogens
    Wolfgang Witte
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, D 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 298:365-77. 2008

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in farm workers and the livestock environment in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
    Carmen Dahms
    University Medicine Greifswald, Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Walther Rathenau Straße 49A, Greifswald, 17487, Germany
    Acta Vet Scand 56:53. 2014
    ..Isolated MRSA strains were characterized and confirmed using PCR and spa typing. Resistance patterns were obtained using the broth microdilution assay...
  2. pmc Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) of clonal complex CC398, t571 from infections in humans are still rare in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    National Reference Center for Staphylococci and Enterococci, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e83165. 2013
    ..14%) as well as among isolates from nasal colonization (0.13%). LA-MRSA t571 are also infrequent among MRSA isolated from carriage at admission to hospitals (0.1%) and also among isolates from infections in humans (0.013%). ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Livestock associated MRSA (LA-MRSA) and its relevance for humans in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 303:331-7. 2013
    ..8% among MRSA from nosocomial infections, the proportion among MRSA from blood cultures is ∼1%). ..
  4. pmc Absence of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus clonal complex CC398 as a nasal colonizer of pigs raised in an alternative system
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Wernigerode, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:1296-7. 2012
    ..Here we report a study on 25 farms adhering to an alternative system. LA-MRSA ST398 was not detected in nasal swabs from 178 pigs or from 89 humans working and living on these farms...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clusters of infections in horses with MRSA ST1, ST254, and ST398 in a veterinary hospital
    Christiane Cuny
    Wernigerode Branch, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 14:307-10. 2008
    ..The infections were caused by different MRSA clones (ST1, ST254, and ST398). In the same time, nasal colonization of veterinarians, veterinary personnel, and students was observed indicating transmission to humans...
  6. pmc Nasal colonization of humans with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CC398 with and without exposure to pigs
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branc, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e6800. 2009
    ..The study presented here addresses the question of further transmission to non exposed humans...
  7. ncbi request reprint Emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in different animal species
    Christiane Cuny
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, Burgstrasse 37, 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 300:109-17. 2010
    ..Mechanisms of host adaptation and their genomic background are poorly understood so far...
  8. pmc Rare occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC130 with a novel mecA homologue in humans in Germany
    Christiane Cuny
    Wernigerode Branch, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e24360. 2011
    ..The isolates were negative for enterotoxin genes and tst, as well as for eta, and etb; agr-type was III...
  9. ncbi request reprint Emergence and spread of cfr-mediated multiresistance in staphylococci: an interdisciplinary challenge
    Wolfgang Witte
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    Future Microbiol 6:925-31. 2011
    ..Timely detection and targeted prevention of further dissemination in both human and veterinary medicine is warranted for preserving the activity linezolid as an important antibiotic for treatment of staphylococcal infections...
  10. ncbi request reprint Emergence and spread of antibiotic-resistant Gram-positive bacterial pathogens
    Wolfgang Witte
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, D 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 298:365-77. 2008
    ..Also in Streptococcus pneumoniae, antibiotic resistance is preferentially associated with clonal lineages which have a capacity for spreading. They became, however, more rare after introduction of the 7-valent conjugate vaccine...
  11. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of Staphylococcus aureus CC398 reveals a sub-lineage epidemiologically associated with infections in horses
    Mohamed M H Abdelbary
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e88083. 2014
    ..While clade (C) was strongly associated with S. aureus from horses in veterinary-care settings (p = 2 × 10(-7)), it remained extremely rare among S. aureus isolates from human infections...
  12. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in humans and animals, Central Europe
    Wolfgang Witte
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:255-8. 2007
    ..g., dog, pig, horse) in Germany and Austria. Of particular concern is the association of these cases with cases of nosocomial ventilator-associated pneumonia...
  13. pmc Subpopulations of Staphylococcus aureus clonal complex 121 are associated with distinct clinical entities
    Kevin Kurt
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e58155. 2013
    ..All CC121 genomes harboured a 41-kilobase prophage that was dissimilar to S. aureus phages sequenced previously. Community-associated MRSA and MSSA from Cambodia were extremely closely related, suggesting this MRSA arose in the region...