Herbert Tomaso

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of genus-specific and species-specific real-time PCR assays for the identification of Brucella spp
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1464-70. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of Yersinia pestis with multiplex real-time PCR assays using fluorescent hybridisation probes
    Herbert Tomaso
    Military Hospital Innsbruck, Ministry of Defence, Innsbruck, Austria
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 38:117-26. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Preliminary validation of real-time PCR assays for the identification of Yersinia pestis
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1239-44. 2008
  4. pmc Comparison of commercial DNA preparation kits for the detection of Brucellae in tissue using quantitative real-time PCR
    Herbert Tomaso
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Naumburgerstrasse 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:100. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mission oriented diagnostic real-time PCR]
    Herbert Tomaso
    Militärspital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:26-32. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Real-time PCR using hybridization probes for the rapid and specific identification of Francisella tularensis subspecies tularensis
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 21:12-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid presumptive identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei with real-time PCR assays using fluorescent hybridization probes
    Herbert Tomaso
    Federal Armed Forces Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, Munich 80937, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 19:9-20. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a 5'-nuclease real-time PCR assay targeting fliP for the rapid identification of Burkholderia mallei in clinical samples
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem 52:307-10. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Brucella inopinata sp. nov., isolated from a breast implant infection
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:801-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Specific detection and differentiation of Ochrobactrum anthropi, Ochrobactrum intermedium and Brucella spp. by a multi-primer PCR that targets the recA gene
    Holger Christian Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 57:64-71. 2008

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of genus-specific and species-specific real-time PCR assays for the identification of Brucella spp
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1464-70. 2007
    ..We therefore assessed the performance of real-time PCR assays for the identification of members of the genus Brucella to the genus and species level...
  2. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of Yersinia pestis with multiplex real-time PCR assays using fluorescent hybridisation probes
    Herbert Tomaso
    Military Hospital Innsbruck, Ministry of Defence, Innsbruck, Austria
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 38:117-26. 2003
    ..We developed and evaluated a highly specific real-time PCR strategy for the detection of Y. pestis, obtaining results within 3 h including DNA preparation...
  3. doi request reprint Preliminary validation of real-time PCR assays for the identification of Yersinia pestis
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1239-44. 2008
    ..Therefore, rapid and reliable diagnostic tools are crucial. The objective of this study was to assess the inter-laboratory reproducibility of in-house developed real-time PCR assays for the identification of Y. pestis...
  4. pmc Comparison of commercial DNA preparation kits for the detection of Brucellae in tissue using quantitative real-time PCR
    Herbert Tomaso
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Naumburgerstrasse 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:100. 2010
    ..Therefore, optimised DNA extraction methods are critical. The aim of this study was to assess the performance of commercial kits for the extraction of Brucella DNA...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mission oriented diagnostic real-time PCR]
    Herbert Tomaso
    Militärspital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:26-32. 2007
    ..In a bioterrorist scenario samples have to be treated according to rules applied in forensic medicine and documentation has to be flawless...
  6. ncbi request reprint Real-time PCR using hybridization probes for the rapid and specific identification of Francisella tularensis subspecies tularensis
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 21:12-6. 2007
    ..This is a major diagnostic improvement, as all other methods for the specific identification of F. tularensis subsp. tularensis are more time consuming...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid presumptive identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei with real-time PCR assays using fluorescent hybridization probes
    Herbert Tomaso
    Federal Armed Forces Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, Munich 80937, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 19:9-20. 2005
    ..In conclusion, we recommend the use of the 16S rDNA and/or fliC real-time PCR assays for the rapid identification of B. mallei and B. pseudomallei in positive blood cultures or from suspicious bacterial colonies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Development of a 5'-nuclease real-time PCR assay targeting fliP for the rapid identification of Burkholderia mallei in clinical samples
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem 52:307-10. 2006
    ..The number of reported outbreaks has increased steadily during the last decade, but diagnosis is hampered by the low bacterial load in infected tissues and excretions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Brucella inopinata sp. nov., isolated from a breast implant infection
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:801-8. 2010
    ..Because of its unexpected isolation, the name Brucella inopinata with the type strain BO1(T) (=BCCN 09-01(T)=CPAM 6436(T)) is proposed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Specific detection and differentiation of Ochrobactrum anthropi, Ochrobactrum intermedium and Brucella spp. by a multi-primer PCR that targets the recA gene
    Holger Christian Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 57:64-71. 2008
    ..The developed assay closes a diagnostic gap and provides a simple but robust tool for the sensitive detection and correct identification of O. anthropi, O. intermedium and Brucella spp...
  11. doi request reprint Brucella microti sp. nov., isolated from the common vole Microtus arvalis
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 58:375-82. 2008
    ..nov. with the type strain CCM 4915(T) (=BCCN 07-01(T)=CAPM 6434(T)) is proposed...
  12. doi request reprint Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships of bacteria belonging to the Ochrobactrum-Brucella group by recA and 16S rRNA gene-based comparative sequence analysis
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 31:1-16. 2008
    ..In summary, Ochrobactrum is a highly diverse genus comprising several novel species. We recommend recA- in addition to rrs gene-analysis for correct species allocation and subtyping of novel Ochrobactrum isolates...
  13. doi request reprint Isolation of Brucella microti from mandibular lymph nodes of red foxes, Vulpes vulpes, in lower Austria
    Holger Christian Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:153-6. 2009
    ..Our findings demonstrate that B. microti is prevalent in a larger geographic area covering the region of South Moravia and parts of Lower Austria. Foxes could have become infected by ingestion of infected common voles...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phenotypical characterization of Mongolian Yersinia pestis strains
    Daniel Kiefer
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:183-8. 2012
    ..This strain was isolated from a wildlife rodent with no anthropogenic influence and thus suggests naturally acquired resistance...
  15. pmc German Francisella tularensis isolates from European brown hares (Lepus europaeus) reveal genetic and phenotypic diversity
    Wolfgang Muller
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Friedrich Loeffler Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Naumburger Str 96a, Jena D 07743, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 13:61. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the epidemiology of tularemia in hares using phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of F. tularensis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Detection of the reemerging agent Burkholderia mallei in a recent outbreak of glanders in the United Arab Emirates by a newly developed fliP-based polymerase chain reaction assay
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 54:241-7. 2006
    ..mallei infection. The developed PCR assay can be used as a simple and rapid tool for the specific and sensitive detection of B. mallei in clinical samples...
  17. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of Ochrobactrum anthropi by recA-based comparative sequence, PCR-RFLP, and 16S rRNA gene analysis
    Holger C Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 257:7-16. 2006
    ..In summary, recA-sequence analysis provides a new reliable molecular subtyping tool to study the phylogeny of the Ochrobactrum taxon at both the inter- and intraspecies level...
  18. doi request reprint Cross-border molecular tracing of brucellosis in Europe
    Mayada Gwida
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Friedrich Loeffler Institute, Jena, Germany
    Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 35:181-5. 2012
    ..In summary, cross-border molecular tracing confirmed brucellosis being a zoonosis of concern for European public health...
  19. ncbi request reprint Identification of brucella species and biotypes using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP)
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Crit Rev Microbiol 31:191-6. 2005
    ..Consequently, PCR-RFLP assays of specific gene loci can serve as tools for diagnostic, epidemiological, taxonomic, and evolutionary studies. Various PCR-RFLPs used for the identification of Brucella species and biotypes are reviewed...
  20. pmc Detection of genetic diversity in Campylobacter jejuni isolated from a commercial turkey flock using flaA typing, MLST analysis and microarray assay
    Hosny El-Adawy
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Jena, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e51582. 2013
    ..DNA microarray-based assays had the highest discriminatory power when compared with other genotyping tools...
  21. ncbi request reprint Identification and antimicrobial susceptibilities of Ochrobactrum spp
    Bryan Thoma
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 299:209-20. 2009
    ..Our in vitro data suggest that combinations of antimicrobial agents including ciprofloxacin and/or trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole may be useful for empirical treatment of Ochrobactrum infections...
  22. doi request reprint Detection of Yersinia pestis using real-time PCR in patients with suspected bubonic plague
    Julia M Riehm
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Mol Cell Probes 25:8-12. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the 5'-nuclease assay targeting pla can be recommended as diagnostic tool for establishing a presumptive diagnosis when bubonic plague is clinically suspected...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Brucella MLVA typing for human brucellosis
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Department of Bacteriology, Neuherbergstr 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    J Microbiol Methods 69:137-45. 2007
    ..MLVA can significantly contribute to epidemiological trace-back analysis of Brucella infections and may advance surveillance and control of human brucellosis...
  24. pmc Interlaboratory comparison of intact-cell matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry results for identification and differentiation of Brucella spp
    Axel Karger
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institute of Molecular Biology, Greifswald Insel Riems, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 51:3123-6. 2013
    ..However, statistical models based on peak intensities were needed for definite species differentiation. Interlaboratory comparison confirmed the reproducibility of the results. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Development of 5' nuclease real-time PCR assays for the rapid identification of the burkholderia mallei//burkholderia pseudomallei complex
    Herbert Tomaso
    Institute of Microbiology, Federal Armed Forces, Munich, Germany
    Diagn Mol Pathol 13:247-53. 2004
    ..mallei/B. pseudomallei complex in positive blood cultures or from suspicious bacterial colonies allowing the early onset of appropriate antibiotic therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint The detection of Brucella spp. using PCR-ELISA and real-time PCR assays
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Institute of Microbiology, Federal Armed Forces, Munich, Germany
    Clin Lab 50:387-94. 2004
    ..Advantages and disadvantages of the different methods for real-time detection of Brucella spp. and a newly developed PCR-ELISA system for the high throughput of clinical samples will be discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Determination of antimicrobial sensitivities of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from commercial turkey farms in Germany
    Hosny El-Adawy
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Naumburger Str 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Avian Dis 56:685-92. 2012
    ..The phenotypic and genotypic resistance profiles were compatible in the case of ciprofloxacin and tetracycline but were not completely congruent with respect to erythromycin...
  28. pmc Brucella endocarditis in prosthetic valves
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Can J Cardiol 22:971-4. 2006
    ..The patient was successfully treated by a medical and surgical approach. Therapeutic strategies in Brucella endocarditis are discussed in light of the current literature...
  29. ncbi request reprint Detection of Chromobacterium violaceum by multiplex PCR targeting the prgI, spaO, invG, and sipB genes
    Holger Christian Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 29:45-8. 2006
    ..The detection limit for pure cultures in multiplex PCR analysis was 100CFU. The developed assay significantly improves rapid identification of Chr. violaceum and allows its differentiation from closely related organisms...
  30. pmc Prevalence of Coxiella burnetii in clinically healthy German sheep flocks
    Angela Hilbert
    Institut fur Epidemiologie, Friedrich Loeffler Institut, National Reference Laboratory for Q fever, Wusterhausen, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 5:152. 2012
    ..burnetii (10% and 25%, respectively) was assessed at flock level in 39/252 randomly selected clinically healthy sheep flocks with more than 100 ewes and unknown abortion rate...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-based diagnosis of brucellosis--a review of the literature. Part II: serological tests for brucellosis
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Institute of Microbiology, Federal Armed Forces, Munich, Germany
    Clin Lab 49:577-89. 2003
    ..This review will summarize advantages and disadvantages of the serological techniques used in clinical laboratories for indirect verification of human brucellosis...
  32. pmc Rapid identification of Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei by intact cell Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption/Ionisation mass spectrometric typing
    Axel Karger
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Molecular Biology, Südufer 10, Greifswald Insel Riems D 17493, Germany
    BMC Microbiol 12:229. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of MALDI-TOF MS for the rapid and reliable identification and differentiation of B. pseudomallei and B. mallei and to build up a reliable reference database for both organisms...
  33. doi request reprint Development of a diagnostic multiplex polymerase chain reaction microarray assay to detect and differentiate Brucella spp
    Gernot Schmoock
    Friedrich Loeffler Institute, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Jena, Germany
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:341-53. 2011
    ..suis bv 3/4/B. canis and B. neotomae/B. microti. In summary, the newly developed Brucella ArrayTube® assay is an easy-to-handle molecular test for high-throughput and parallel analysis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Genotyping of Chromobacterium violaceum isolates by recA PCR-RFLP analysis
    Holger Christian Scholz
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 244:347-52. 2005
    ..In conclusion, analysis of the recA gene provides a rapid and robust nucleotide sequence-based approach to specifically identify and classify C. violaceum on genospecies level...
  35. ncbi request reprint Failure of a short-term antibiotic therapy for human brucellosis using ciprofloxacin. A study on in vitro susceptibility of Brucella strains
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Chemotherapy 51:352-6. 2005
    ..Human brucellosis is characterized byfocal complications, chronic courses, and therapeutic failures...
  36. ncbi request reprint Immunoproteomic characterization of Brucella abortus 1119-3 preparations used for the serodiagnosis of Brucella infections
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Department of Bacteriology, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    J Immunol Methods 309:34-47. 2006
    ..abortus clearly from cross-reacting bacteria. The combination of SELDI-MS analysis with the specificity of antibody binding will improve the identification of Brucella specific immunogenic proteins...
  37. pmc Performance of seven serological assays for diagnosing tularemia
    Valérie Chaignat
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Friedrich Loeffler Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Naumburger Str, 96a, Jena 07743, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 14:234. 2014
    ..Serology is frequently the preferred diagnostic approach, because the pathogen is highly infectious and difficult to cultivate. The aim of this retrospective study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of tularemia specific tests...
  38. pmc Comparison of diagnostic tests for the detection of Brucella spp. in camel sera
    Mayada M Gwida
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Institute for Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Jena, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 4:525. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  39. ncbi request reprint Laboratory-based diagnosis of brucellosis--a review of the literature. Part I: Techniques for direct detection and identification of Brucella spp
    Sascha Al Dahouk
    Institute of Microbiology, Federal Armed Forces, Munich, Germany
    Clin Lab 49:487-505. 2003
    ..This review will summarize advantages and disadvantages of the techniques used in clinical laboratories for direct detection and identification of Brucella spp...
  40. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Austrian Francisella tularensis holarctica biovar II strains
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 26:279-84. 2005
    ..Our in vitro susceptibility data can be applied for the detection and comparison of resistance development and to provide in vitro data for the guidance of therapy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Growth characteristics of Bacillus anthracis compared to other Bacillus spp. on the selective nutrient media Anthrax Blood Agar and Cereus Ident Agar
    Herbert Tomaso
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstrasse 11, D 80937 Munich, Germany
    Syst Appl Microbiol 29:24-8. 2006
    ..Species which might be misidentified as B. anthracis were B. cereus, B. mycoides, and B. thuringiensis. Particularly, 30% of B. weihenstephanensis strains were misidentified as B. anthracis...
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical and virological characterization of imported cases of Chikungunya fever
    Martin Pfeffer
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:95-100. 2008
    ..The spread of an African CHIKV to Asia further demonstrates how fast viruses can emerge and establish in places where competent vectors are prevalent...
  43. pmc Serological investigation of wild boars (Sus scrofa) and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) as indicator animals for circulation of Francisella tularensis in Germany
    Peter Otto
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses IBIZ, Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Jena, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 14:46-51. 2014
    ..1% in wild boars and 7.4% in red foxes. In conclusion, serological examination of red foxes is recommended, because they can be reliably used as indicator animals for the presence of F. tularensis in the environment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Optimized application of surface-enhanced laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight MS to differentiate Francisella tularensis at the level of subspecies and individual strains
    Eric Seibold
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstr, Munchen, Germany
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 49:364-73. 2007
    ..Furthermore, single strains within F. tularensis subspecies could be discriminated...
  45. pmc Brucellosis - regionally emerging zoonotic disease?
    Mayada Gwida
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute for Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Naumburger Str 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Croat Med J 51:289-95. 2010
    ..To gain deeper insight into the seroprevalence of brucellosis, which remains a zoonotic disease of worldwide public health concern, by reviewing studies from countries including North Africa, the Middle East, and India...
  46. doi request reprint Isolation and characterization of Ochrobactrum anthropi and Ochrobactrum pecoris from caecal content of commercial turkeys
    Hosny Eladawy
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Naumburger Str 96a, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Vet Microbiol 155:349-54. 2012
    ..This is the first time that Ochrobactrum species were isolated from an avian host, i.e. turkey...
  47. pmc Yersinia pestis in Small Rodents, Mongolia
    Julia M Riehm
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1320-2. 2011
    ..However, human plague was first reported in 1897 (3), such infections have been documented since the 1940s, and Yersinia pestis can be found in many provinces of Mongolia (Figure; T. Damindorj, pers. comm.) (3,4)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Effects of hypoxia and reoxygenation on the expression levels of the urokinase-type plasminogen activator, its inhibitor plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 and the urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in human head and neck tumour cells
    Lisa D Sprague
    Institut für Molekulare Pathogenese, Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Tiergesundheit, D 07743 Jena, Germany
    Oncol Rep 17:1259-68. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four commercially available assays for the detection of IgM phase II antibodies to Coxiella burnetii in the diagnosis of acute Q fever
    Dimitrios Frangoulidis
    Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Neuherbergstr 11, 80937 Munich, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:561-2. 2006
    ....
  50. pmc Assessment of a novel multiplex real-time PCR assay for the detection of the CBPP agent Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC through experimental infection in cattle
    Christiane Schnee
    Institute of Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Friedrich Loeffler Institute, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Naumburger Strasse 96a, 07743 Jena, Germany
    BMC Vet Res 7:47. 2011
    ....
  51. pmc Coexistence of pathogens in host-seeking and feeding ticks within a single natural habitat in Central Germany
    Jan Franke
    Department of Food and Environmental Hygiene, Institute of Nutrition, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Dornburger Str 29, 07743 Jena, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6829-36. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that birds not only are important reservoirs for several pathogens but also act as vehicles for infected ticks and might therefore play a key role in the dispersal of tick-borne diseases...
  52. ncbi request reprint Genetic distribution of 295 Bacillus cereus group members based on adk-screening in combination with MLST (Multilocus Sequence Typing) used for validating a primer targeting a chromosomal locus in B. anthracis
    Jaran S Olsen
    Forsvarets forskningsinstitutt FFI, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, P O Box 25, N 2027 Kjeller, Norway
    J Microbiol Methods 71:265-74. 2007
    ..anthracis strains analysed. This is one of the most thoroughly validated chromosomal B. anthracis markers for real-time PCR identification, in which the screened collection contained several very closely related B. anthracis strains...
  53. pmc Population structure of Francisella tularensis
    Ulrich Nubel
    Robert Koch Institute, Burgstr 37, 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    J Bacteriol 188:5319-24. 2006
    ..novicida and F. tularensis subsp. mediasiatica were indicated to be phylogenetically incoherent taxa. Incongruent gene trees and mosaic structures of housekeeping genes provided evidence for genetic recombination in F. tularensis...