Karl Heinz Herbinger

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Elevated Values of C-Reactive Protein Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 11,079 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:938-944. 2016
  2. pmc Elevated Values of Clinically Relevant Transferases Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 14,559 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:481-7. 2016
  3. pmc Lymphocytosis and Lymphopenia Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 17,229 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany German Centre for Infection Research DZIF, Partner Site Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:1385-91. 2016
  4. pmc Spectrum of Imported Infectious Diseases: A Comparative Prevalence Study of 16,817 German Travelers and 977 Immigrants from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:757-66. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Infection-induced anaemia: a cross-sectional study of 14,636 German travellers aged 20-49 years
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802, Munich, Germany
    Infection 41:1079-87. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Skin disorders among travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries consulting a travel medicine clinic
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1457-64. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Comparative study on infection-induced thrombocytopenia among returned travellers
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Infection 40:373-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Spectrum of imported infectious diseases among children and adolescents returning from the tropics and subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 19:150-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiological, clinical, and diagnostic data on intestinal infections with Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar among returning travelers
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Infection 39:527-35. 2011
  10. pmc Efficiency of fine-needle aspiration compared with other sampling techniques for laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3732-4. 2010

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Publications25

  1. pmc Elevated Values of C-Reactive Protein Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 11,079 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:938-944. 2016
    ....
  2. pmc Elevated Values of Clinically Relevant Transferases Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 14,559 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:481-7. 2016
    ....
  3. pmc Lymphocytosis and Lymphopenia Induced by Imported Infectious Diseases: A Controlled Cross-Sectional Study of 17,229 Diseased German Travelers Returning from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany German Centre for Infection Research DZIF, Partner Site Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:1385-91. 2016
    ....
  4. pmc Spectrum of Imported Infectious Diseases: A Comparative Prevalence Study of 16,817 German Travelers and 977 Immigrants from the Tropics and Subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:757-66. 2016
    ..This study demonstrates a large spectrum of imported IDs among returning German travelers and immigrants, which varies greatly based not only on travel destination and origin of immigrants, but also on type of travel...
  5. doi request reprint Infection-induced anaemia: a cross-sectional study of 14,636 German travellers aged 20-49 years
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802, Munich, Germany
    Infection 41:1079-87. 2013
    ..Travelling, especially in sub-/tropical regions, leads to an elevated risk of contracting IDs. The aim of our study was to assess the epidemiological significance of IDs in inducing anaemia among a large cohort of returned travellers...
  6. doi request reprint Skin disorders among travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries consulting a travel medicine clinic
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1457-64. 2011
    ..To evaluate the causes and risks for imported skin disorders among travellers...
  7. doi request reprint Comparative study on infection-induced thrombocytopenia among returned travellers
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Infection 40:373-9. 2012
    ..In order to assess the diagnostic significance of thrombocytopenia we investigated a large cohort of returned travellers...
  8. doi request reprint Spectrum of imported infectious diseases among children and adolescents returning from the tropics and subtropics
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 19:150-7. 2012
    ..Among them, there are more than 2 million minors traveling. Although their number is increasing constantly, data on health risks during travel are limited...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiological, clinical, and diagnostic data on intestinal infections with Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar among returning travelers
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Infection 39:527-35. 2011
    ..Among travelers returning from the tropics, Entamoeba spp. are among the most frequently detected intestinal parasites, mainly the presumable apathogenic E. dispar and the pathogenic E. histolytica...
  10. pmc Efficiency of fine-needle aspiration compared with other sampling techniques for laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3732-4. 2010
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Excision of pre-ulcerative forms of Buruli ulcer disease: a curative treatment?
    K H Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Leopoldstrasse 5, 80802, Munich, Germany
    Infection 37:20-5. 2009
    ..In order to assess the extent to which the surgical excision of pre-ulcerative lesions is capable of removing all infected tissue, we subjected the excision margins of pre-ulcerative lesions to laboratory analysis...
  12. doi request reprint Comparative study of the sensitivity of different diagnostic methods for the laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 48:1055-64. 2009
    ..This study assessed the sensitivity of various diagnostic tests in relation to clinical presentation of the disease, type of diagnostic specimen, and treatment history...
  13. pmc A genotypic approach for detection, identification, and characterization of drug resistance in Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical samples and isolates from Ghana
    Marcus Beissner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:1059-65. 2010
    ..However, mutations associated with drug resistance do occur and require monitoring. Improved techniques are necessary to enhance the efficiency of sequence analysis of whole-genome extracts...
  14. doi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease
    Marcus Beissner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Leopoldstrasse 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Future Microbiol 5:363-70. 2010
    ..Currently, cultures are considered the only valid confirmatory test for the detection of viable bacilli...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with buruli ulcer after surgical treatment with or without antimycobacterial treatment in Ghana
    Mirjam Schunk
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 81:75-81. 2009
    ..Compared with other studies the recurrence rate was relatively low, functional limitations were, however, frequent. This emphasizes the need for improvement of pre- and post-treatment wound care as well as rehabilitation programs...
  16. pmc Laboratory confirmation of Buruli ulcer disease in Togo, 2007-2010
    Gisela Bretzel
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1228. 2011
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  17. pmc Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Laboratory Confirmation of Buruli Ulcer Disease-Towards a Point-of-Care Test
    Marcus Beissner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0004219. 2015
    ..To overcome the requirement of cold-chains for transport and storage of reagents, the aim of this study was to establish a dry-reagent-based LAMP assay (DRB-LAMP) employing lyophilized reagents...
  18. pmc Evidence for significant influence of host immunity on changes in differential blood count during malaria
    Nicole Berens-Riha
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Medical Centre of the University of Munich, Ludwig Maximilians Universität LMU, Leopoldstraße 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 13:155. 2014
    ..Based on these findings this study investigates the predictive values of blood count alterations during malaria across different sub-populations...
  19. pmc Treatment Outcome of Patients with Buruli Ulcer Disease in Togo
    Marcus Beissner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0004170. 2015
    ..Therefore, a pilot project on post-treatment follow-up of BUD patients in Togo aimed to evaluate treatment outcomes and to provide recommendations for optimization of treatment success...
  20. pmc Implementation of a national reference laboratory for Buruli ulcer disease in Togo
    Marcus Beissner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2011. 2013
    ..This study describes the approach to implementation of a national BUD reference laboratory in Togo...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dry reagent-based polymerase chain reaction compared with other laboratory methods available for the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer disease
    Vera Siegmund
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 45:68-75. 2007
    ..However, microscopic examination, the only test usually available in areas of endemicity, has a low sensitivity...
  22. pmc Use of Occult Blood Detection Cards for Real-Time PCR-Based Diagnosis of Schistosoma Mansoni Infection
    Mirjam Schunk
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137730. 2015
    ..Therefore, the use of occult blood detection cards (fecal cards) for easy sampling and storage of fecal samples for further PCR testing was evaluated in a pilot study...
  23. pmc Comparison of two assays for molecular determination of rifampin resistance in clinical samples from patients with Buruli ulcer disease
    Moritz Jansson
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine DITM, University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 52:1246-9. 2014
    ..Although highly susceptible for PCR inhibitors in 50% of the samples tested, the assay was 100% M. ulcerans specific and yielded >98% analyzable sequences with a lower limit of detection of 100 to 200 copies of the target sequence. ..
  24. pmc Serotype influences on dengue severity: a cross-sectional study on 485 confirmed dengue cases in Vitória, Brazil
    Creuza Rachel Vicente
    Center for International Health, Medical Center of the University of Munich, Leopoldstraße 7, 80802, Munich, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 16:320. 2016
    ..Dengue is caused by a RNA virus of the family Flaviviridae, which presents four serotypes (DENV-1 to DENV-4) capable of inducing hemorrhage. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of serotype on the outcome of dengue...
  25. ncbi request reprint Frequency of HIV type 1 dual infection and HIV diversity: analysis of low- and high-risk populations in Mbeya Region, Tanzania
    Karl Heinz Herbinger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 22:599-606. 2006
    ..High-risk populations may play an important role in the evolution of HIV, as they can provide an opportunity for the virus to coinfect, recombine, and adapt to the host-specific genetic background...