Volker Rickerts

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Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Identification of fungal pathogens in Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded tissue samples by molecular methods
    Volker Rickerts
    Robert Koch Institut, FG 16, Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Fungal Biol 120:279-87. 2016
  2. doi request reprint [Identification of fungal pathogens in tissue samples using fluorescence in situ hybridization]
    V Rickerts
    Erreger von Pilz, und Parasiteninfektionen und Mykobakteriosen, Robert Koch Institut, Nordufer 20, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Pathologe 34:528-33. 2013
  3. pmc Enhanced fungal DNA-extraction from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens by application of thermal energy
    Volker Rickerts
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Med Mycol 50:667-72. 2012
  4. pmc Comparison of quantitative real time PCR with Sequencing and ribosomal RNA-FISH for the identification of fungi in formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 11:202. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histopathological analysis, culture, and polymerase chain reaction assays to detect invasive mold infections from biopsy specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1078-83. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis and therapy of Candida infections: joint recommendations of the German Speaking Mycological Society and the Paul-Ehrlich-Society for Chemotherapy
    Markus Ruhnke
    Medizinische Klinik m S Onkologie u Hämatologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Charite, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 54:279-310. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Cluster analysis of Scedosporium boydii infections in a single hospital
    Anne Bernhardt
    Robert Koch Institute, Division 16 Mycotic and Parasitic Agents and Mycobacteria, Consultant laboratory for Cryptococcosis, Scedosporiosis and Imported Systemic Mycoses, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 305:724-8. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii in Germany from 2004-2013
    Ilka McCormick Smith
    Robert Koch Institut, FG 16, Consultant laboratory for Cryptococcosis, Scedosporiosis and Imported Systemic Mycoses, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 305:719-23. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Pitfalls in Serological Diagnosis of Cryptococcus gattii Infections
    Kathrin Tintelnot
    Division of Mycology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Med Mycol 53:874-9. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Molecular typing of clinical Cryptococcus neoformans isolates collected in Germany from 2004 to 2010
    Andrea Sanchini
    Robert Koch Institut, Nordufer 20, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 203:333-40. 2014

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Identification of fungal pathogens in Formalin-fixed, Paraffin-embedded tissue samples by molecular methods
    Volker Rickerts
    Robert Koch Institut, FG 16, Nordufer 20, 13353 Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Fungal Biol 120:279-87. 2016
    ..Using both approaches in parallel yields additive insights, potentially leading to a superior identification of fungal etiology and awareness of the limitations of both molecular diagnostic approaches. ..
  2. doi request reprint [Identification of fungal pathogens in tissue samples using fluorescence in situ hybridization]
    V Rickerts
    Erreger von Pilz, und Parasiteninfektionen und Mykobakteriosen, Robert Koch Institut, Nordufer 20, 13353, Berlin, Deutschland
    Pathologe 34:528-33. 2013
    ..These techniques have been successfully applied to deep fungal infections due to different agents in various organ samples. ..
  3. pmc Enhanced fungal DNA-extraction from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens by application of thermal energy
    Volker Rickerts
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Med Mycol 50:667-72. 2012
    ..This may help illuminate the etiology of IFI and thereby improve patient management by guiding antifungal therapy...
  4. pmc Comparison of quantitative real time PCR with Sequencing and ribosomal RNA-FISH for the identification of fungi in formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 11:202. 2011
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  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histopathological analysis, culture, and polymerase chain reaction assays to detect invasive mold infections from biopsy specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1078-83. 2007
    ..However, tissue cultures often fail to grow a fungal pathogen in cases of suspected mold infection...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis and therapy of Candida infections: joint recommendations of the German Speaking Mycological Society and the Paul-Ehrlich-Society for Chemotherapy
    Markus Ruhnke
    Medizinische Klinik m S Onkologie u Hämatologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Charite, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 54:279-310. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Cluster analysis of Scedosporium boydii infections in a single hospital
    Anne Bernhardt
    Robert Koch Institute, Division 16 Mycotic and Parasitic Agents and Mycobacteria, Consultant laboratory for Cryptococcosis, Scedosporiosis and Imported Systemic Mycoses, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 305:724-8. 2015
    ..The source of S. boydii has not been identified. Within an observation period of 2 years before and after this cluster of infections no further cases of scedosporiosis were reported from this hospital. ..
  8. doi request reprint Cryptococcosis due to Cryptococcus gattii in Germany from 2004-2013
    Ilka McCormick Smith
    Robert Koch Institut, FG 16, Consultant laboratory for Cryptococcosis, Scedosporiosis and Imported Systemic Mycoses, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 305:719-23. 2015
    ..Definition of environmental niches occupied by C. gattii in Germany may help to assess the associated risk of infection and prevent this deadly fungal infection. ..
  9. doi request reprint Pitfalls in Serological Diagnosis of Cryptococcus gattii Infections
    Kathrin Tintelnot
    Division of Mycology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Med Mycol 53:874-9. 2015
    ..neoformans and C. gattii, including their hybrids. ..
  10. doi request reprint Molecular typing of clinical Cryptococcus neoformans isolates collected in Germany from 2004 to 2010
    Andrea Sanchini
    Robert Koch Institut, Nordufer 20, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 203:333-40. 2014
    ..MLST suggests that a part of these cases are acquired abroad by immigrants or tourists. C. neoformans var. neoformans isolates represent a greater genetic diversity and are associated with more variable clinical presentations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rhinocerebral zygomycosis in a young girl undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation for severe aplastic anaemia
    Jan Sorensen
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Mycoses 49:31-6. 2006
    ..No severe side effect of the antifungal drugs was noted. Unfortunately, the girl died 5 months after HSCT due to disseminated adenovirus infection...