- Expression plasmids are only useful for the investigation of co-receptor tropism and fusion capacity of short HIV-1 envelope domainsS Grund
Institute of Virology of the University of Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University, Geb 22 21, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
J Virol Methods 166:106-9. 2010..These results have an effect on studies that investigate pathogenic effects of Env regions with chimeric constructs in the backbone of HIV reference envelopes...
- Outbreak of influenza virus A/H1N1 in a hospital ward for immunocompromised patientsS Grund
Institute of Virology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
Arch Virol 155:1797-802. 2010..These findings suggest that wild-type influenza virus infections occurred within the medical staff at the same time the patients were infected and that the staff might have contributed to the circulation of virus in the hospital ward...
- Comparison of hemagglutination inhibition assay, an ELISA-based micro-neutralization assay and colorimetric microneutralization assay to detect antibody responses to vaccination against influenza A H1N1 2009 virusS Grund
Institute of Virology of the University of Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
J Virol Methods 171:369-73. 2011..The ELISA-MNT appeared to be the best method to compare absolute pre- and postvaccination GMTs. The colorimetric MNT, being less labour-intensive than the ELISA-MNT, seems to be a suitable tool in vaccination studies...