K Schwaiger

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Presence of the resistance genes vanC1 and pbp5 in phenotypically vancomycin and ampicillin susceptible Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 18:434-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant enterobacteriaceae isolated from chicken and pork meat purchased at the slaughterhouse and at retail in Bavaria, Germany
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 154:206-11. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Hot topic: Bovine milk samples yielding negative or nonspecific results in bacterial culturing--the possible role of PCR-single strand conformation polymorphism in mastitis diagnosis
    K Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 95:98-101. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of antibiotic resistance characteristics of Gram-negative bacteria isolated from laying hens and eggs in conventional and organic keeping systems in Bavaria, Germany
    K Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:331-41. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from vegetables with regards to the marketing stage (farm vs. supermarket)
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 148:191-6. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Detection of the macrolide-efflux protein A gene mef(A) in Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 17:429-32. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of the bacterial flora of vegetables collected directly from farms and from supermarkets in Germany
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Chair of Animal Hygiene, Freising, Germany
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:161-72. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Notes on the almost unknown genus Jeotgalicoccus
    K Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:441-4. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Resistance gene patterns of tetracycline resistant Escherichia coli of human and porcine origin
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 142:329-36. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Tetracycline in liquid manure selects for co-occurrence of the resistance genes tet(M) and tet(L) in Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 139:386-92. 2009

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Presence of the resistance genes vanC1 and pbp5 in phenotypically vancomycin and ampicillin susceptible Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 18:434-9. 2012
    ..faecalis have a strong ability to acquire resistance genes-and potentially to spread them to other bacteria. Therefore, close monitoring of this species should be continued...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of antibiotic-resistant enterobacteriaceae isolated from chicken and pork meat purchased at the slaughterhouse and at retail in Bavaria, Germany
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 154:206-11. 2012
    ..Therefore, stringent hygiene measures should be observed to reduce the risk of transmission of resistant bacteria from food to humans...
  3. doi request reprint Hot topic: Bovine milk samples yielding negative or nonspecific results in bacterial culturing--the possible role of PCR-single strand conformation polymorphism in mastitis diagnosis
    K Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 95:98-101. 2012
    ..In conclusion, PCR-single-strand conformation polymorphism is a promising tool for gaining new insights into the bacteriological etiology of mastitis...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of antibiotic resistance characteristics of Gram-negative bacteria isolated from laying hens and eggs in conventional and organic keeping systems in Bavaria, Germany
    K Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Zoonoses Public Health 55:331-41. 2008
    ..coli. Thus, organic livestock farming with its restrictions and additional requirements contributes to further effectiveness of antibiotics...
  5. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from vegetables with regards to the marketing stage (farm vs. supermarket)
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    Int J Food Microbiol 148:191-6. 2011
    ..Instead, peeling or washing vegetables before eating them raw is highly recommended, since it reduces not only the risk of contact with pathogens, but also that of ingesting and spreading antibiotic resistant bacteria...
  6. doi request reprint Detection of the macrolide-efflux protein A gene mef(A) in Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Microb Drug Resist 17:429-32. 2011
    ..faecalis might transfer the mef(A) gene to recipients that are usually combated with macrolides. Hence, the role of E. faecalis as a resistance reservoir with respect to limited treatment options are a cause for concern...
  7. doi request reprint Comparative analysis of the bacterial flora of vegetables collected directly from farms and from supermarkets in Germany
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Chair of Animal Hygiene, Freising, Germany
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:161-72. 2011
    ..Almost all of the detected microorganisms are reported to be opportunistic pathogens, if only in rare cases. Therefore, fresh produce should be washed or peeled before it is eaten raw...
  8. doi request reprint Notes on the almost unknown genus Jeotgalicoccus
    K Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Lett Appl Microbiol 50:441-4. 2010
    ..To facilitate isolation and differentiation of the almost entirely unknown Jeotgalicoccus spp...
  9. doi request reprint Resistance gene patterns of tetracycline resistant Escherichia coli of human and porcine origin
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 142:329-36. 2010
    ..The huge diversities between gene patterns of bacteria of human and porcine origin indicate that genetic transfers between microorganisms from different sources are less frequent than transfers within populations of the same source...
  10. doi request reprint Tetracycline in liquid manure selects for co-occurrence of the resistance genes tet(M) and tet(L) in Enterococcus faecalis
    Karin Schwaiger
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 139:386-92. 2009
    ..08 mg/kg. The present study demonstrates that high tetracycline concentrations in manure lead to higher doxycycline minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) in E. faecalis, genetically based on co-occurrence of tet(M) and tet(L)...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of emerging and resurging vector-borne diseases with special attention to climate change in Germany (review)]
    Karin Schwaiger
    Lehrstuhl für Tierhygiene, Technische Universität Müchen
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 122:141-60. 2009
    ..Due to the growing clinical importance, the present state of information concerning the epidemiological situation of all known vector-borne diseases in Germany is summarized in this review...
  12. doi request reprint Comparative analysis on antibiotic resistance characteristics of Listeria spp. and Enterococcus spp. isolated from laying hens and eggs in conventional and organic keeping systems in Bavaria, Germany
    K Schwaiger
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg, Freising Weihenstephan, Germany
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:171-80. 2010
    ..These results show that organic livestock farming plays a part in contributing to reduced antibiotic resistance...
  13. doi request reprint Phenotypic and genotypic bacterial antimicrobial resistance in liquid pig manure is variously associated with contents of tetracyclines and sulfonamides
    C S Hölzel
    Chair of Animal Hygiene, Technische Universitat Munchen, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, Freising, Germany
    J Appl Microbiol 108:1642-56. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate the association between antibiotic residues and bacterial antimicrobial resistance in liquid pig manure used as fertilizer...
  14. doi request reprint Development and genetic influence of the rectal bacterial flora of newborn calves
    M Mayer
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Institute of Animal Hygiene, Weihenstephaner Berg 3, 85354 Freising, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 161:179-85. 2012
    ..The insight that there are several conformities between intestinal microfloras of healthy calves and that there might be genetic influence on the fecal flora could help to prevent diarrhoeal diseases in the future...
  15. doi request reprint Environmental bacteria and childhood asthma
    M J Ege
    University Children s Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany
    Allergy 67:1565-71. 2012
    ..We have previously found an inverse association of bacterial diversity with childhood asthma. It remains unclear whether certain bacteria account for the protective effect...