Gerhard Falkenhorst

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Background paper to the recommendation for the preferential use of live-attenuated influenza vaccine in children aged 2-6 years in Germany
    G Falkenhorst
    Immunization Unit, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Seestr 10, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1557-64. 2013
  2. pmc Serological cross-sectional studies on salmonella incidence in eight European countries: no correlation with incidence of reported cases
    Gerhard Falkenhorst
    Division of Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:523. 2012
  3. pmc Lessons from a one-year hospital-based surveillance of acute respiratory infections in Berlin- comparing case definitions to monitor influenza
    Matthias Nachtnebel
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, Berlin 13086, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:245. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Serological follow-up after non-typhoid salmonella infection in humans using a mixed lipopolysaccharide ELISA
    Gerhard Falkenhorst
    Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Int J Med Microbiol 303:533-8. 2013
  5. pmc Barriers to pandemic influenza vaccination and uptake of seasonal influenza vaccine in the post-pandemic season in Germany
    Merle M Böhmer
    Immunization Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:938. 2012
  6. pmc Prospective hospital-based case-control study to assess the effectiveness of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccination and risk factors for hospitalization in 2009-2010 using matched hospital and test-negative controls
    Wiebke Hellenbrand
    Immunization Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:127. 2012
  7. pmc MRSA transmission on a neonatal intensive care unit: epidemiological and genome-based phylogenetic analyses
    Ulrich Nubel
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Unit of Nosocomial Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e54898. 2013

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Background paper to the recommendation for the preferential use of live-attenuated influenza vaccine in children aged 2-6 years in Germany
    G Falkenhorst
    Immunization Unit, Department for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Seestr 10, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:1557-64. 2013
    ..In children and adolescents aged 7-17 years, either LAIV or TIV may be used without specific preference. Possible contraindications and the vaccinee's and his/her guardians' preferences should be taken into account. ..
  2. pmc Serological cross-sectional studies on salmonella incidence in eight European countries: no correlation with incidence of reported cases
    Gerhard Falkenhorst
    Division of Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:523. 2012
    ..We performed serological cross-sectional studies to compare infection risks in eight European countries independent of underascertainment...
  3. pmc Lessons from a one-year hospital-based surveillance of acute respiratory infections in Berlin- comparing case definitions to monitor influenza
    Matthias Nachtnebel
    Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, Berlin 13086, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:245. 2012
    ..12.2009 to 12.12.2010 according to different case definitions (CD) and determined the proportion of cases with influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 (pH1N1). We compared the sensitivity and specificity of CD for capturing pandemic pH1N1 cases...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serological follow-up after non-typhoid salmonella infection in humans using a mixed lipopolysaccharide ELISA
    Gerhard Falkenhorst
    Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Int J Med Microbiol 303:533-8. 2013
    ..Another application is aetiological diagnostics in patients with suspected post-infectious complications such as reactive arthritis, even when faecal shedding of salmonella has ceased...
  5. pmc Barriers to pandemic influenza vaccination and uptake of seasonal influenza vaccine in the post-pandemic season in Germany
    Merle M Böhmer
    Immunization Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:938. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Prospective hospital-based case-control study to assess the effectiveness of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccination and risk factors for hospitalization in 2009-2010 using matched hospital and test-negative controls
    Wiebke Hellenbrand
    Immunization Unit, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, DGZ Ring 1, 13086 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:127. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc MRSA transmission on a neonatal intensive care unit: epidemiological and genome-based phylogenetic analyses
    Ulrich Nubel
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Unit of Nosocomial Infections, Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e54898. 2013
    ..Whole-genome sequencing may provide a new tool for elucidating transmission pathways of MRSA at a local scale...