P Schafer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Utility of major leukocyte subpopulations for monitoring secondary cytomegalovirus infections in renal-allograft recipients by PCR
    P Schafer
    Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie and Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1008-14. 1998
  2. pmc False-positive results of plasma PCR for cytomegalovirus DNA due to delayed sample preparation
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3249-53. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus cultured from different major leukocyte subpopulations: association with clinical features in CMV immunoglobulin G-positive renal allograft recipients
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 61:488-96. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Area under the viraemia curve versus absolute viral load: utility for predicting symptomatic cytomegalovirus infections in kidney transplant patients
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 65:85-9. 2001
  5. pmc Definition of false-positive reactions in screening for hepatitis C virus antibodies
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universit äts Krankenhaus Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:233-4. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of SENV-H viraemia among healthy subjects and individuals at risk for parenterally transmitted diseases in Germany
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Viral Hepat 9:455-9. 2002
  7. pmc Detection of TT virus DNA and GB virus type C/Hepatitis G virus RNA in serum and breast milk: determination of mother-to-child transmission
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:745-7. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three HCV genotyping assays: a serological method as a reliable and inexpensive alternative to PCR based assays
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Virol 23:57-63. 2001
  9. pmc Quantitative detection of hepatitis C virus RNA by light cycler PCR and comparison with two different PCR assays
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:765-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of a novel DNA virus (TTV) among patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Nephron 87:139-42. 2001

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Utility of major leukocyte subpopulations for monitoring secondary cytomegalovirus infections in renal-allograft recipients by PCR
    P Schafer
    Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie and Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 36:1008-14. 1998
    ..The CMV DNA load in PBMC compared with that in PMNL is negligible during active infection, so mixed PBL are sufficient for use in quantitative PCR...
  2. pmc False-positive results of plasma PCR for cytomegalovirus DNA due to delayed sample preparation
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3249-53. 2000
    ..In conclusion, delayed preparation of plasma samples bears a significant risk of false-positive CMV PCR results, probably due to leukocyte lysis. This has important implications in the clinical setting and for PCR standardization...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus cultured from different major leukocyte subpopulations: association with clinical features in CMV immunoglobulin G-positive renal allograft recipients
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 61:488-96. 2000
    ..Factors involved in PBMCs tropism may help to understand the pathogenetic mechanisms of CMV dissemination in this group of patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Area under the viraemia curve versus absolute viral load: utility for predicting symptomatic cytomegalovirus infections in kidney transplant patients
    P Schafer
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 65:85-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, the concept of the AUC should facilitate identification of patients at risk of symptomatic CMV infection...
  5. pmc Definition of false-positive reactions in screening for hepatitis C virus antibodies
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universit äts Krankenhaus Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:233-4. 1999
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  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of SENV-H viraemia among healthy subjects and individuals at risk for parenterally transmitted diseases in Germany
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Viral Hepat 9:455-9. 2002
    ..The hepatitis-inducing capacity of SENV-H is unclear. However, taking our clinical and epidemiological data into account it seems unlikely that this virus is responsible for hepatitis...
  7. pmc Detection of TT virus DNA and GB virus type C/Hepatitis G virus RNA in serum and breast milk: determination of mother-to-child transmission
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 38:745-7. 2000
    ..Although the majority of breast milk samples from viremic mothers are positive by TTV PCR, there is no need to discourage women from breast-feeding, because most children are TTV viremic even before breast-feeding begins...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three HCV genotyping assays: a serological method as a reliable and inexpensive alternative to PCR based assays
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Virol 23:57-63. 2001
    ..Determination of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes and subtypes is of rising clinical importance. In times where also an increasing need for cost effectiveness can be observed, the demand for fast and easy performable assays grows...
  9. pmc Quantitative detection of hepatitis C virus RNA by light cycler PCR and comparison with two different PCR assays
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:765-8. 2001
    ..Sera from 81 patients were tested by Light Cycler PCR, AMPLICOR HCV Monitor assay, and in-house PCR. Our data demonstrate that Light Cycler is a fast and reliable method for the detection and quantitation of HCV RNA...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of a novel DNA virus (TTV) among patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg, Deutschland
    Nephron 87:139-42. 2001
    ..A recently detected DNA virus (TTV) has been assumed to be responsible for posttransfusion hepatitis in humans. Until now it is unclear whether patients on maintenance hemodialysis are at increased risk of acquiring TTV...
  11. pmc Serological determination of hepatitis C virus subtypes 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, and 4a by a recombinant immunoblot assay
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 37:2576-80. 1999
    ..The assay that is described provides an easier means of identification of infection with different HCV subtypes for wider clinical and epidemiological applications...
  12. ncbi request reprint Correlation of hepatitis B virus load with loss of e antigen and emerging drug-resistant variants during lamivudine therapy
    B Zollner
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 65:659-63. 2001
    ..Continuously detectable HBV DNA during the first 12 months of treatment indicated emergence of drug-resistant variants (P = 0.034). These data suggest that the goal of lamivudine therapy should be complete suppression of serum HBV DNA...
  13. ncbi request reprint Application of HIV-1 genotypic-resistance testing prevents the evolution of further resistance mutations in heavily pretreated patients
    B Zollner
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Virol 21:37-45. 2001
    ..Resistance-associated mutations in HIV-1 evolve even under highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reliable diagnosis of hepatitis C infection: the need for a serological confirmatory assay
    M Schroter
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrabetae 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Med Virol 64:320-4. 2001
    ..Not using immunoblot-based confirmation would result in many additional PCR examinations. Therefore, confirmation of reactive HCV EIA results by a serological confirmatory assay must remain an essential part of the diagnostic procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Semi-automated flow cytometric analysis of CD34-expressing hematopoietic cells in peripheral blood progenitor cell apheresis products
    K Gutensohn
    Department of Transfusion Medicine Transplantation Immunology, The Bone Marrow Transplantation Center, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Transfusion 39:1220-6. 1999
    ..For this purpose, flow cytometry is applied. Recently, a new test kit has been introduced for the enumeration of CD34-expressing cells, in combination with software support for semi-automation of data acquisition and analysis...
  16. pmc Mycobacterium microti llama-type infection presenting as pulmonary tuberculosis in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient
    M A Horstkotte
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitätsklinik Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:406-7. 2001
    ..Although culture of M. microti is difficult, drug susceptibility testing could be performed, which correlated with the clinical outcome...