Tomas Jelinek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of molecular markers in chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria in Southern Mauritania
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:449-53. 2002
  2. pmc Falciparum malaria in European tourists to the Dominican Republic
    T Jelinek
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:537-8. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in nonimmune travellers to Africa
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:284-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a dipstick test for the rapid diagnosis of imported malaria among patients presenting within the network TropNetEurop
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:752-4. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Imported Falciparum malaria in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from the European network on surveillance of imported infectious diseases
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 34:572-6. 2002
  6. pmc Cluster of African trypanosomiasis in travelers to Tanzanian national parks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:634-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Japanese encephalitis]
    Tomas Jelinek
    Abteilung für Infektions, und Tropenmedizin, Medizinische Klinik, Klimikum Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:1155-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical features of imported dengue fever in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from TropNetEurop
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1047-52. 2002
  9. pmc Molecular surveillance of drug resistance through imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Tomas Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr, 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 1:11. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of rheumatoid factor on the specificity of a rapid immunochromatographic test for diagnosing dengue infection
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:555-6. 2000

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of molecular markers in chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria in Southern Mauritania
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:449-53. 2002
    ..Additional testing for Pfmdr Y76 provides increased specificity to this approach...
  2. pmc Falciparum malaria in European tourists to the Dominican Republic
    T Jelinek
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:537-8. 2000
    ..Thirteen cases of falciparum malaria acquired by Europeans in the Dominican Republic occurred from June 1999 to February 2000. The cases were identified by the European Network on Imported Infectious Disease Surveillance (TropNetEurop)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance in nonimmune travellers to Africa
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:284-6. 2001
    ..Treatment of falciparum malaria without resistance testing appears to be effective in most cases, but possible therapeutic failure due to emerging drug resistance should be kept in mind...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a dipstick test for the rapid diagnosis of imported malaria among patients presenting within the network TropNetEurop
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Scand J Infect Dis 33:752-4. 2001
    ..However, decreased values of sensitivity and specificity, in comparison with expert microscopy, still impose a clear limit on the usefulness of the currently available kits...
  5. ncbi request reprint Imported Falciparum malaria in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from the European network on surveillance of imported infectious diseases
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 34:572-6. 2002
    ..Compared with European standards, the mortality rate was low (0.6% in Europeans). Data from TropNetEurop member sites can contribute to our understanding of the epidemiological and clinical findings regarding imported falciparum malaria...
  6. pmc Cluster of African trypanosomiasis in travelers to Tanzanian national parks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:634-5. 2002
    ..The outbreak was detected through TropNetEurop, a sentinel surveillance network of clinical sites throughout Europe...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Japanese encephalitis]
    Tomas Jelinek
    Abteilung für Infektions, und Tropenmedizin, Medizinische Klinik, Klimikum Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:1155-6. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and clinical features of imported dengue fever in Europe: sentinel surveillance data from TropNetEurop
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 35:1047-52. 2002
    ..Dengue hemorrhagic fever occurred in 7 patients (2.4%) all of whom recovered. Data reported by member sites of the TropNetEurop can contribute to understanding the epidemiology and clinical characteristics of imported DF...
  9. pmc Molecular surveillance of drug resistance through imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Tomas Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr, 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 1:11. 2002
    ..The screening results were used to map the prevalence of mutations and, thus, levels of potential drug resistance in endemic areas world-wide...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of rheumatoid factor on the specificity of a rapid immunochromatographic test for diagnosing dengue infection
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:555-6. 2000
    ..Thus, it is important to consider interference by rheumatoid factor when using immunochromatographic assays for the detection of specific IgM produced during dengue infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dengue fever in international travelers
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:144-7. 2000
    ..Thus, travelers serve an important double role as potential victims of the disease and as vehicles for further spread of dengue...
  12. pmc Sensitivity and specificity of dipstick tests for rapid diagnosis of malaria in nonimmune travelers
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:721-3. 1999
    ..5% and a specificity of 99.4%. Dipstick tests have the potential of enhancing speed and accuracy of the diagnosis of P. falciparum malaria, especially if nonspecialized laboratories are involved...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of a rapid immunochromatographic test for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 18:669-70. 1999
    ..These results indicate that the test in its current form lacks sufficient sensitivity to be recommended as a screening tool, but it might be useful for indicating further diagnostic procedures in a clinical setting...
  14. ncbi request reprint Population structure of recrudescent Plasmodium falciparum isolates from western Uganda
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 4:476-80. 1999
    ..0041) associated with decreased resistance to antimalarials. Use of this method in a field study on in vivo drug resistance demonstrates another potential application of genotyping as a tool for epidemiological investigations...
  15. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) and dihydropteroate synthetase (DHPS) genes of Plasmodium falciparum and in vivo resistance to sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine in isolates from Tanzania
    T Jelinek
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medical Parasitology, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 3:605-9. 1998
    ..For apparently the same reason, it was not possible to show a statistical association between S/P resistance and the presence of particular polymorphisms in the DHFR and DHPS genes before treatment...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasmodium falciparum: correlation of in vivo resistance to chloroquine and antifolates with genetic polymorphisms in isolates from the south of Lao PDR
    Nicole Berens
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:775-82. 2003
    ..00, CI). The study provides evidence for the existence of antimalarial drug resistance in the south of Lao PDR, and offers a molecular method to predict resistance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Short communication: point mutations in the dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase genes of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Colombia
    Nadja Schmider
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:129-32. 2003
    ..Gene mutations occurred in both the DHFR and DHPS gene of the Colombian isolates, suggesting that resistance to antifolate drugs exists or may develop soon in Colombia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of polymorphisms in the dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthetase genes of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from southern Mauritania
    K J Eberl
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 6:756-60. 2001
    ..Testing for prevalence of point mutations conferring antifolate resistance might help to identify the developing of drug resistance at a very early stage...
  19. pmc Different mutation patterns of atovaquone resistance to Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and in vivo: rapid detection of codon 268 polymorphisms in the cytochrome b as potential in vivo resistance marker
    Babett Schwöbel
    Department of Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr, 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 2:5. 2003
    ..Resistance of Plasmodium falciparum to atovaquone in vitro and in vivo has been associated to mutations in the parasite cytochrome b gene...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis failure due to probable mefloquine resistant P falciparum from Tanzania
    O Wichmann
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstrasse 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Acta Trop 86:63-5. 2003
    ..Blood levels of mefloquine at that stage were at 1400 ng/ml, thus largely excluding non-compliance and malabsorption. To our knowledge, this is the first case of confirmed prophylaxis failure due to mefloquine resistance in East Africa...
  21. pmc Distribution of the two forms of Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (eba-175) gene in Lao PDR
    Sabine Dittrich
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Malar J 2:23. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the distribution of the two EBA-175-alleles in the Lao PDR...
  22. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of mutations in the dihydrofolate reductase gene of Plasmodium falciparum in isolates from Tanzania without evidence of an association to clinical sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine resistance
    T Jelinek
    Department of Medical Parasitology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Trop Med Int Health 2:1075-9. 1997
    ..The results of this treatment study suggest that such a possibility is unlikely...
  23. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine plus sulphadoxine/ pyrimethamine compared with monotherapy with either chloroquine or sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Laos
    Babett Schwöbel
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:19-24. 2003
    ..The combination of both CQ and SP has been discussed as a cost-effective alternative treatment, but in our patient population achieved no better results than single therapy with SP...
  24. ncbi request reprint Population structure of Plasmodium falciparum isolates during an epidemic in southern Mauritania
    S Jordan
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 6:761-6. 2001
    ..34 clones (P < 0.001). In addition, clear differences between endemic regions were apparent in three of the investigated allelic groups: RO33 of the MSP1 gene and FC and Indochina of the MSP2 gene...
  25. ncbi request reprint Plasmodium falciparum: use of a NANP19 antibody-test for the detection of infection in non-immune travellers
    M Knappik
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 7:652-6. 2002
    ..falciparum. It may also be useful for the determination of the efficacy of malaria chemoprophylaxis for inhibiting outbreak of disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Use of dipstick tests for the rapid diagnosis of malaria in nonimmune travelers
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 7:175-9. 2000
    ..Self-use of dipstick tests for malaria diagnosis by travelers should only be recommended after appropriate instruction and training, including a successful performance of the test procedure...
  27. ncbi request reprint [52-year-old patient with subcutaneous space-occupying lesion in immunosuppression]
    F T Kolligs
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
    Internist (Berl) 44:740-5. 2003
    ..Furthermore, HCV reinfection (genotype 2b) was successfully treated with interferone alpha 2b and ribavirine for 6 months...
  28. ncbi request reprint Serological investigation of the prevalence of anti-dengue IgM and IgG antibodies in Attapeu Province, South Laos
    G Peyerl-Hoffmann
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 10:181-4. 2004
    ..Dengue fever seems to be widespread in this area, but clinical dengue diagnosis remains difficult, especially in the first days of illness when physicians have to discriminate between dengue and other febrile illnesses...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Consensus recommendations for malaria prophylaxis]
    H D Nothdurft
    Abteilung für Infektions und Tropenmedizin, Klinikum der Universitat Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1392-6. 2005
  30. pmc Malaria prophylaxis policy for travellers from Europe to the Indian Subcontinent
    R H Behrens
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Malar J 5:7. 2006
    ..The group recommended non-selective prescribing of chemoprophylaxis for visitors to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka should be dropped...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fatal malaria in a German couple returning from Burkina Faso
    O Wichmann
    Dept of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr 5, D 80802 Munich, Germany
    Infection 31:260-2. 2003
    ..Lack of sequestration with excessive hyperparasitemia leading to systemic hypoxemia and host cytokine release may have contributed to the rapid fatal course in these nonimmune patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Genetic diversity of Plasmodium falciparum and its relationship to parasite density in an area with different malaria endemicities in West Uganda
    G Peyerl-Hoffmann
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 6:607-13. 2001
    ..However, a significant correlation between parasite density, selected MSP2 loci and differences between parasite density in monoclonal vs. multiclonal infections occurred. Multiplicity of infection was age-dependent...
  33. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic significance of blood eosinophilia in returning travelers
    C Schulte
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 34:407-11. 2002
    ..However, the likelihood of the presence of helminth infections increases considerably with the extent of eosinophilia...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Persistent arthralgias in Ross-River-Virus disease after travel to the South Pacific]
    S Proll
    Abteilung für Infektions und Tropenmedizin, Klinikum Innenstadt
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 124:759-62. 1999
    ..Physical examination showed extensive pain on palpation of the glenohumeral and acromioclavicular joints with impairment of active and passive mobility. Investigation of the cervical spine was normal...
  35. ncbi request reprint Seroconversion to circumsporozoite antigen of Plasmodium falciparum demonstrates a high risk of malaria transmission in travelers to East Africa
    H D Nothdurft
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 28:641-2. 1999
    ..All 310 control samples tested negative. These data demonstrate a considerable risk of malaria transmission for short-term travelers to East Africa...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tolerability of multiple vaccinations in travel medicine
    Nicole Börner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 10:112-6. 2003
    ..However, data regarding the tolerability of schedules with simultaneous vaccinations with different products are sparse...
  37. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and epidemiology of tick typhus in travelers
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 8:57-9. 2001
    ..Taking this into consideration, it should be possible to decrease the number of travelers returning with tick typhus significantly by adequate pretravel counseling...
  38. ncbi request reprint Age as a risk factor for severe manifestations and fatal outcome of falciparum malaria in European patients: observations from TropNetEurop and SIMPID Surveillance Data
    N Mühlberger
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 36:990-5. 2003
    ..Our study provides evidence that falciparum malaria is more serious in older patients and demonstrates that clinical surveillance networks are capable of providing quality data for investigation of rare events or diseases...
  39. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of giardiasis in German travelers
    T Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 7:70-3. 2000
    ..Short-time visitors to other parts of Asia and Latin America are apparently at a markedly lower risk. Risk factors such as type, duration and destination of the journey should be considered in pretravel counseling...
  40. ncbi request reprint Detection of Giardia lamblia and Entamoeba histolytica in stool samples by two enzyme immunoassays
    M Schunk
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:389-91. 2001
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Adverse reactions to Japanese encephalitis vaccine in travellers
    H D Nothdurft
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Infect 32:119-22. 1996
    ..We conclude that JEV should remain restricted to travellers with an increased risk of acquiring JE...
  42. ncbi request reprint Genotypes and in vivo resistance of Plasmodium falciparum isolates in an endemic region of Iran
    Aliehsan Heidari
    Department of Medical Parasitology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Parasitol Res 100:589-92. 2007
    ..All resistant isolates had at least three mutations. The high prevalence of mutation associated with antifolate resistance may point toward low drug efficacy in the future...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Molecular epidemiological surveillance of markers for antimalarial drugs in Plasmodium falciparum isolates imported to Barcelona, Spain]
    Joaquim Gascon
    Centro de Salud Internacional, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:286-9. 2005
    ..falciparum isolates imported by travellers...
  44. ncbi request reprint Risk and spectrum of diseases in travelers to popular tourist destinations
    Julia Rack
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 12:248-53. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to elucidate the risk for travel-related diseases, symptoms, and accidents in a population of Europeans who travel to popular tourist destinations...
  45. ncbi request reprint Falciparum malaria in the north of Laos: the occurrence and implications of the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (pfcrt) gene haplotype SVMNT
    Sabine Dittrich
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1267-70. 2005
    ..Chloroquine resistant (CQR) strains of African and Southeast Asian origin carry the Pfcrt-haplotype (c72-76) CVIET, whereas most South American and Papua New Guinean CQR stains carry the SVMNT haplotype...
  46. ncbi request reprint Malaria and mefloquine prophylaxis use among Japan Ground Self-Defense Force personnel deployed in East Timor
    Tatsuya Fujii
    Department of Internal Medicine, Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Travel Med 14:226-32. 2007
    ..The results of these studies may be translated into chemoprophylactic strategies for travelers...
  47. pmc Epidemiological characterization of Plasmodium falciparum in the Republic of Cabo Verde: implications for potential large-scale re-emergence of malaria
    Joana Alves
    Direcção Geral de Saúde, Ministerio da Saude, Palácio do Governo, CP 47, Cabo Verde
    Malar J 5:32. 2006
    ....
  48. pmc Genetic diversity in merozoite surface protein (MSP)-1 and MSP-2 genes of Plasmodium falciparum in a major endemic region of Iran
    Aliehsan Heidari
    Department of Medical Science, Ministry of Science G P E F, Tehran, Iran
    Korean J Parasitol 45:59-63. 2007
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Japanese encephalitis vaccine in travelers
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstrasse 67 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:689-93. 2008
    ..Since a safe product will be available very soon, guidelines and recommendations will have to be reconsidered...
  50. ncbi request reprint Severe dengue virus infection in travelers: risk factors and laboratory indicators
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 195:1089-96. 2007
    ..Data on severity and secondary infection rates in a population of travelers are lacking...
  51. ncbi request reprint UK proposed guideline on management of severe malaria in children should trigger creation of European guideline
    Tomas Jelinek
    TropNetEurop coordinator, Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E050818.5. 2005
  52. pmc Malaria clusters among illegal Chinese immigrants to Europe through Africa
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centro per le Malattie Tropicali, Ospedale S Cuore, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1177-8. 2003
    ..A further cluster of 12 was reported in August, 2002. Several immigrants traveled by air, making the risk of introducing sudden acute respiratory syndrome a possibility should such illegal immigrations continue...
  53. pmc Molecular surveillance of the antifolate-resistant mutation I164L in imported African isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe: sentinel data from TropNetEurop
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 2:17. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of this mutation in African isolates of Plasmodium falciparum that have been imported into Europe through travellers...
  54. ncbi request reprint Short communication: Prevalence of mutations associated with resistance to atovaquone and to the antifolate effect of proguanil in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from northern Ghana
    Marion Muehlen
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 9:361-3. 2004
    ....
  55. pmc Allelic dimorphism of the erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (eba-175) gene of Plasmodium falciparum and severe malaria: Significant association of the C-segment with fatal outcome in Ghanaian children
    Jakob P Cramer
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 3:11. 2004
    ..Possible associations of the dimorphism with severe malaria have been analysed in a case-control study in northern Ghana...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine combination in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria: relation between dihydropteroate synthase/dihydrofolate reductase genotypes, sulfadoxine plasma levels, and treatment outcome
    Insaf Khalil
    Center for Medical Parasitology, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:225-9. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the presence of Ile 51/Asn 108 dhfr mutations and Ala 436 dhps confers decreased susceptibility of P. falciparum to PYR/SDX in areas of low endemicity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of imported infectious diseases in Europe: report from the 4th TropNetEurop workshop
    Tomas Jelinek
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, Berlin 14050, Germany
    Acta Trop 91:47-51. 2004
  58. pmc Malarone treatment failure not associated with previously described mutations in the cytochrome b gene
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 3:14. 2004
    ..These findings illustrate the spread of atovaquone-proguanil-resistance in Africa and question the usefulness of codon 268 as the only target for the surveillance of its emergence...
  59. ncbi request reprint Screening for mutations related to atovaquone/proguanil resistance in treatment failures and other imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 190:1541-6. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence of codon-268 mutations and their quantitative association with treatment failure...
  60. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of imported diseases as a window to travel health risks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, Berlin 14050, Germany
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:1-13. 2005
    ..Linkage of existing networks, which avoids duplication of work and fully exploits the information potential of all combined systems, should be targeted...
  61. pmc The low and declining risk of malaria in travellers to Latin America: is there still an indication for chemoprophylaxis?
    Ron H Behrens
    Travel Clinic, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market, London, WC1E 6JB, UK
    Malar J 6:114. 2007
    ..The risk of adverse events are high and the benefit of avoided benign vivax malaria is very low under current policy, which may be causing more harm than benefit...
  62. ncbi request reprint [The illnesses of a traveler returned from the tropics: how to deal with fever or diarrhea]
    Tomas Jelinek
    Centrum für Reise und Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:36-9. 2007
    ..Only when certain alarm symptoms are present are further measures such as the search for pathogens or chemotherapy indicated...
  63. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis in travelers returning from the Dominican Republic
    Martin P Grobusch
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Tubingen University, Germany
    J Travel Med 10:55-8. 2003
  64. doi request reprint Vaccination with Dukoral against travelers' diarrhea (ETEC) and cholera
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:561-7. 2008
    ..Vaccination against cholera and ETEC should be recommended for at-risk travelers, in particular those with high exposure at their travel destination or high personal risks through fluid loss...
  65. ncbi request reprint Dengue in travelers: a review
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 11:161-70. 2004
  66. pmc Effect of chronic Giardia lamblia infection on epithelial transport and barrier function in human duodenum
    Hanno Troeger
    Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charite, Medizinische Klinik I, Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, 12200 Berlin, Germany
    Gut 56:328-35. 2007
    ..Giardia lamblia causes infection of the small intestine, which leads to malabsorption and chronic diarrhoea...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intravenous artesunate recommended for patients with severe malaria: position statement from TropNetEurop
    Tomas Jelinek
    TropNetEurop coordinator, Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E051124.5. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint Delivery of medical care for migrants in Germany: delay of diagnosis and treatment
    Katja Lenz
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 13:133-7. 2006
    ..The necessity of a routine screening for tropical diseases among migrants was assessed...
  69. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-mefloquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Luang Namtha Province, Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Jörg M Stohrer
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1175-83. 2004
    ..3-100.0%; 53 of 53 patients) for artesunate-mefloquine. The results show the excellent efficacy and tolerability of both artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-mefloquine in Northern Laos...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Ill tropical traveler returning home]
    Michael Knappik
    Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    Med Klin (Munich) 100:33-40;quiz 41-2. 2005
  71. pmc Dengue antibody prevalence in German travelers
    Ole Wichmann
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:762-5. 2005
    ..Serotype-specific dengue antibodies indicated acute infections in 51 (4.7%) travelers with recent fever and 13 (1.1%) travelers with no recent fever, depending largely on destination and epidemic activity in the countries visited...
  72. pmc Clinical features and pitfalls in the laboratory diagnosis of dengue in travellers
    Ole Wichmann
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 6:120. 2006
    ..In practice, however, often only one blood sample is available from febrile travellers returning from dengue endemic areas...