Arne Simon

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Affiliation: University of Bonn
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Wound care with antibacterial honey (Medihoney) in pediatric hematology-oncology
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 14:91-7. 2006
  2. ncbi [Honey for wound healing?]
    Arne Simon
    Oberarzt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe zu Medihoney, Zentrum fur Kinderheilkunde der Universitat Bonn
    Med Monatsschr Pharm 29:456. 2006
  3. pmc Healthcare-associated infections in pediatric cancer patients: results of a prospective surveillance study from university hospitals in Germany and Switzerland
    Arne Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Children s Hospital, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 8:70. 2008
  4. pmc Respiratory syncytial virus infection in children with neuromuscular impairment
    Arne Simon
    University of Saarland, Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, Infectious Diseases Kirrberger Str, Building 9, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Open Microbiol J 5:155-8. 2011
  5. ncbi Itraconazole prophylaxis in pediatric cancer patients receiving conventional chemotherapy or autologous stem cell transplants
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital, Medical Center University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113, Bonn, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 15:213-20. 2007
  6. doi [Needleless connection valves--commentary from a clinical perspective]
    A Simon
    Oberarzt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Infektiologie, Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde der Universität, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:206-8. 2008
  7. ncbi Influence of prolonged use of intravenous administration sets in paediatric cancer patients on CVAD-related bloodstream infection rates and hospital resources
    A Simon
    Dept of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113, Bonn, Germany
    Infection 34:258-63. 2006
  8. ncbi Restricted use of glycopeptides in paediatric cancer patients with fever and neutropenia
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:417-22. 2006
  9. ncbi Respiratory syncytial virus infection in 406 hospitalized premature infants: results from a prospective German multicentre database
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 166:1273-83. 2007
  10. ncbi Nosocomial infection: a risk factor for a complicated course in children with respiratory syncytial virus infection--results from a prospective multicenter German surveillance study
    Arne Simon
    Department of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:241-50. 2008

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Publications74

  1. ncbi Wound care with antibacterial honey (Medihoney) in pediatric hematology-oncology
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 14:91-7. 2006
    ..To collect and analyze the available experience, we prepare an internet-based data documentation module for pediatric wound care with Medihoney...
  2. ncbi [Honey for wound healing?]
    Arne Simon
    Oberarzt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Leiter der Arbeitsgruppe zu Medihoney, Zentrum fur Kinderheilkunde der Universitat Bonn
    Med Monatsschr Pharm 29:456. 2006
  3. pmc Healthcare-associated infections in pediatric cancer patients: results of a prospective surveillance study from university hospitals in Germany and Switzerland
    Arne Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Children s Hospital, Bonn, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 8:70. 2008
    ..Pediatric cancer patients face an increased risk of healthcare-associated infection (HAI). To date, no prospective multicenter studies have been published on this topic...
  4. pmc Respiratory syncytial virus infection in children with neuromuscular impairment
    Arne Simon
    University of Saarland, Paediatric Oncology and Haematology, Infectious Diseases Kirrberger Str, Building 9, 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    Open Microbiol J 5:155-8. 2011
    ..Finally, children with severe NMI and age below 24 months of life should receive passive immunization with palivizumab following international recommendations...
  5. ncbi Itraconazole prophylaxis in pediatric cancer patients receiving conventional chemotherapy or autologous stem cell transplants
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital, Medical Center University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113, Bonn, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 15:213-20. 2007
    ....
  6. doi [Needleless connection valves--commentary from a clinical perspective]
    A Simon
    Oberarzt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Infektiologie, Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde der Universität, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:206-8. 2008
    ..Taking these prerequisites into account, NFCs may increase the safety and feasibility of intravenous therapy using central venous catheters in high-risk patients...
  7. ncbi Influence of prolonged use of intravenous administration sets in paediatric cancer patients on CVAD-related bloodstream infection rates and hospital resources
    A Simon
    Dept of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113, Bonn, Germany
    Infection 34:258-63. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Restricted use of glycopeptides in paediatric cancer patients with fever and neutropenia
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:417-22. 2006
    ..Restriction of empirical glycopeptides is safe in paediatric cancer patients after first-line treatment with piperacillin/tazobactam. Fosfomycin appears to offer a feasible and cost-saving alternative in second-line combination therapy...
  9. ncbi Respiratory syncytial virus infection in 406 hospitalized premature infants: results from a prospective German multicentre database
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 166:1273-83. 2007
    ..From the perspective of our results, the statements of the German Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases considering the use of passive immunisation (2003) seem reasonable...
  10. ncbi Nosocomial infection: a risk factor for a complicated course in children with respiratory syncytial virus infection--results from a prospective multicenter German surveillance study
    Arne Simon
    Department of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:241-50. 2008
    ..Hitherto, prospectively collected representative data on RSV-NI from multicenter studies in Germany are limited...
  11. doi Review and update of the use of urokinase in the prevention and management of CVAD-related complications in pediatric oncology patients
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Am J Infect Control 36:54-8. 2008
    ..Hitherto, adjuvant treatment with urokinase in the management of CVADs with intraluminal infection still relies on case reports and small case series. In this field, a randomized controlled study is necessary...
  12. ncbi Piperacillin-tazobactam in pediatric cancer patients younger than 25 months: a retrospective multicenter survey
    A Simon
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 26:801-6. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi Acute life threatening event (ALTE) in an infant with human coronavirus HCoV-229E infection
    Arne Simon
    Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:393-6. 2007
    ..PCR-based techniques should be utilized to increase the sensitivity of detection for old and new respiratory viral pathogens in comparable cases...
  14. ncbi Human coronavirus OC43 pneumonia in a pediatric cancer patient with down syndrome and acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Arne Simon
    Children s Hospital Medical Centre, Institutes for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 29:432-4. 2007
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  15. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of catheter-related infections in paediatric oncology: an update
    A Simon
    Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:606-20. 2006
    ..Although prospectively controlled studies are lacking, the concomitant use of urokinase locks and taurolidine secondary prophylaxis seem to favour catheter salvage...
  16. ncbi Norovirus outbreak in a pediatric oncology unit
    Arne Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 41:693-9. 2006
    ..In this study, a NV outbreak in a pediatric oncology unit is described and the consequences for this high-risk population are discussed...
  17. ncbi Nosocomial respiratory syncytial virus infection: impact of prospective surveillance and targeted infection control
    Arne Simon
    Children s Hospital, Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:317-24. 2006
    ..An increased effort should be made to describe the problems connected with such infections in pediatric hospitals, with the aim of reducing the occurrence of nosocomial RSV infections (NI)...
  18. doi Viral infections in paediatric patients receiving conventional cancer chemotherapy
    A Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Arch Dis Child 93:880-9. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Taurolidine-citrate lock solution (TauroLock) significantly reduces CVAD-associated grampositive infections in pediatric cancer patients
    Arne Simon
    Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 8:102. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Medical honey for wound care--still the 'latest resort'?
    Arne Simon
    Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 6:165-73. 2009
    ....
  21. ncbi [Bacterial infections in pediatric cancer patients]
    A Simon
    Abt für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde am Universitätsklinikum Bonn
    Klin Padiatr 217:S17-36. 2005
    ....
  22. doi Bloodstream infections in a German paediatric oncology unit: prolongation of inpatient treatment and additional costs
    Christoph Biwersi
    Department of Paediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital, Medical Center, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:541-6. 2009
    ..938-9.294)]. Thus, BSI substantially increased financial resources required for inpatient treatment. These data compiled from a paediatric cancer unit may be utilized to estimate the cost-benefit ratio of targeted preventive measures...
  23. ncbi Prospective study of Human Bocavirus (HBoV) infection in a pediatric university hospital in Germany 2005/2006
    Sebastian Volz
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Clin Virol 40:229-35. 2007
    ..Recently published retrospective studies and one prospective birth cohort study suggest that HBoV-primary infection occurs in infants...
  24. doi Respiratory syncytial virus infection in children admitted to hospital but ventilated mechanically for other reasons
    Anja von Renesse
    Children s Hospital, DRK Kliniken Westend, Berlin, Germany
    J Med Virol 81:160-6. 2009
    ..The low rate of immunoprophylaxis in this particular risk group should be improved...
  25. ncbi Human metapneumovirus infections cause similar symptoms and clinical severity as respiratory syncytial virus infections
    Anja Wilkesmann
    Children s Hospital, Medical Center, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 165:467-75. 2006
    ..Virologic diagnosis from respiratory secretions is mandatory because clinical, laboratory, and radiological signs cannot sufficiently discriminate between viral and bacterial respiratory tract infection in infants and children...
  26. ncbi Rotavirus infections in paediatric oncology patients: a matched-pairs analysis
    Amnna Rayani
    Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:81-7. 2007
    ..To conduct a systematic investigation of the clinical relevance of rotavirus infection in the setting of paediatric cancer patients receiving intensive chemotherapy...
  27. doi Low prevalence of human metapneumovirus and human bocavirus in adult immunocompromised high risk patients suspected to suffer from Pneumocystis pneumonia
    Andreas Muller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Infect 58:227-31. 2009
    ..Until now information on newly identified respiratory viruses in immunosuppressed adult patients is limited. Here we investigated immunocompromised adults with suspected Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PCP) for new respiratory viruses...
  28. doi Sapovirus as a gastrointestinal pathogen in febrile pediatric patients with cancer
    Olga Moser
    University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    J Med Virol 83:2233-6. 2011
    ..Sapovirus, an often unrecognized pathogen, should be considered along with other viruses in pediatric cancer patients suffering from gastrointestinal disease...
  29. doi Outbreaks of Serratia marcescens in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units: clinical aspects, risk factors and management
    Alexander Voelz
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 213:79-87. 2010
    ..Genotyping of the isolates by pulse-field gel electrophoresis or PCR-based methods should be performed, but any interventions to interrupt further nosocomial spread should be carried out without waiting for the results...
  30. ncbi Hospitalized children with respiratory syncytial virus infection and neuromuscular impairment face an increased risk of a complicated course
    Anja Wilkesmann
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:485-91. 2007
    ....
  31. doi Successful management of a simultaneous Aspergillus fumigatus and Absidia corymbifera invasive fungal infection
    David Hasan
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn daggerMVZ Labor Dr Krause and Kollegen, Kiel, Germany
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 32:e22-4. 2010
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  32. pmc Sensitive commercial NASBA assay for the detection of respiratory syncytial virus in clinical specimen
    Ramona Liza Tillmann
    University of Bonn, Institute for Virology, Bonn, Germany
    PLoS ONE 2:e1357. 2007
    ..Thus, NASBA may serve as a rapid and highly sensitive alternative for RSV diagnostics...
  33. doi Evaluation of an institutional guideline for the treatment of cerebrospinal fluid shunt-associated infections
    Christian von der Brelie
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1691-7. 2012
    ..Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt-associated infection is one of the most frequent complications of CSF shunt surgery. We evaluated our institutional guideline for the treatment of shunt-associated infections...
  34. ncbi Frequency of human metapneumovirus in the upper respiratory tract of children with symptoms of an acute otitis media
    Oliver Schildgen
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Universitat Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 164:400-1. 2005
  35. pmc Human bocavirus: passenger or pathogen in acute respiratory tract infections?
    Oliver Schildgen
    Institute for Virology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Rev 21:291-304, table of contents. 2008
    ..The ability to detect primary infection through the development of improved diagnostic methods will be of great importance for future studies seeking to assign a role for HBoV in causing respiratory illnesses...
  36. ncbi Hospital-acquired legionellosis originating from a cooling tower during a period of thermal inversion
    Steffen Engelhart
    Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 211:235-40. 2008
    ..The case report stresses the importance of routine maintenance and microbiological control of hospital cooling towers...
  37. ncbi Detection of bocavirus DNA in nasopharyngeal aspirates of a child with bronchiolitis
    Arne Simon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, D 53105 Bonn, Germany
    J Infect 54:e125-7. 2007
    ..This is the first report of a bronchiolitis probably linked to hBoV that required intensive care while being accompanied by a congenital heart disease and a history of several episodes of severe respiratory symptoms...
  38. doi Polyomaviruses KI and WU in children with respiratory tract infection
    Andreas Mueller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Arch Virol 154:1605-8. 2009
    ..Only a very small proportion (1.3%) of positive samples for KIPyV and WUPyV was documented in this study; the clinical relevance of these viruses remains unclear and requires further evaluation...
  39. ncbi Low risk episodes of fever and neutropenia in pediatric oncology: Is outpatient oral antibiotic therapy the new gold standard of care?
    Roland A Ammann
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University Children s Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 45:244-7. 2005
  40. pmc Human cardioviruses, meningitis, and sudden infant death syndrome in children
    Jan Felix Drexler
    University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:2313-5. 2011
    ..A genotype 2 cardiovirus was detected from a child who died of sudden infant death syndrome, and 2 untypeable cardioviruses were detected from 2 children with meningitis...
  41. doi Compliance with anti-infective preventive measures: A multicentre survey among paediatric oncology patients
    Thomas Lehrnbecher
    Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Children s Hospital III, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Cancer 44:1861-5. 2008
    ..Infections are significant causes of morbidity and mortality among immunocompromised patients, but little is known about the adherence by the paediatric cancer patients to preventive anti-infective interventions...
  42. ncbi The use of piperacillin-tazobactam in neonatal and paediatric patients
    Maria F Wolf
    University of Bonn, Children s Hospital, Medical Center, Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Adenauerallee 119, 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol 5:57-69. 2009
    ..Piperacillin-tazobactam (PIP/TAZO) has been extensively used in adults with nosocomial infections and with fever and neutropenia. The available data considering the use of PIP/TAZO have not been reviewed in detail...
  43. ncbi New variant of the human metapneumovirus (HMPV) associated with an acute and severe exacerbation of asthma bronchiale
    Oliver Schildgen
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    J Clin Virol 31:283-8. 2004
    ..The presented data provide new information on genetic heterogeneity of HMPV and necessitate an optimization of diagnostic procedures for the detection of HMPV infection...
  44. ncbi Animal models for human metapneumovirus (HMPV) infections
    Oliver Schildgen
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Vet Res 38:117-26. 2007
    ..In this review we present the different animal models, summarize their advantages and disadvantages, and discuss the controversial results from different studies...
  45. doi [Transient splenial lesion in influenza A H1N1 2009 infection]
    K Linden
    Zentrum fur Kinderheilkunde, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, Bonn, Germany
    Radiologe 51:220-2. 2011
    ..Transient splenial lesions have been described in the context of virus encephalopathy and do not require specific treatment...
  46. ncbi [Importance of prevention of infectious complications in pediatric hematologic-oncologic patients]
    G Fleischhack
    Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde des Universitätsklinikums BonnAbteilung Pädiatrische Hämatologie Onkologie, Bonn, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 213:A5-8. 2001
    ..The particular challenge of this age group with respect to the acquisition and the spread of pathogens, the spectrum of causative microorganisms and the principal issues of anti-infectious prophylaxis are considered...
  47. ncbi Meropenem versus ceftazidime as empirical monotherapy in febrile neutropenia of paediatric patients with cancer
    G Fleischhack
    Department of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, Children s Medical Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, D 53113 Bonn, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 47:841-53. 2001
    ....
  48. doi [Repeated prevalence investigations of nursing home-associated infections as a tool to assess the hygienic quality of care]
    S Engelhart
    Institut für Hygiene und öffentliche Gesundheit, Universitatsklinikum Bonn, Bonn
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:936-44. 2009
    ..The primary intention of surveillance should be the identification of hygienic problems. However, the resources should preferentially be focused on hygienic structures and processes...
  49. ncbi Diffuse hemangiolymphangiomatosis in an infant
    G Fleischhack
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Children s Medical Hospital, University of Bonn, Germany
    Med Pediatr Oncol 38:120-3. 2002
  50. ncbi [Surveillance for nosocomial infections in pediatric hematology/oncology patients]
    A Simon
    Abteilung für Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie, Zentrum fur Kinderheilkunde der Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 213:A106-13. 2001
    ..The careful evaluation of specific NI-rates permits the identification of critical control points, that may be targeted by infection control programs...
  51. doi [Hygiene tips for kids. Concept and examples of realisation]
    J Gebel
    Universitat Bonn, Bonn, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:1304-13. 2008
    ..A long-term goal would be the obligatory integration of a sensible health education programme in the syllabus of pre-school, kindergarten and primary schools...
  52. doi Clinical characteristics of viral intestinal infection in preterm and term neonates
    S Bagci
    Department of Neonatology, Children s Hospital, University of Bonn, Adenauerallee 119, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1079-84. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that in newborn infants, intestinal rotavirus, norovirus, and astrovirus infections may be associated with severe illness such as hemorrhagic enteritis resulting in bloody diarrhea or even NEC...
  53. ncbi Identification of cell lines permissive for human coronavirus NL63
    Oliver Schildgen
    University of Bonn, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Department of Virology, and Children s Hospital, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, D 53105 Bonn, Germany
    J Virol Methods 138:207-10. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi Air sampling of Aspergillus fumigatus and other thermotolerant fungi: comparative performance of the Sartorius MD8 airport and the Merck MAS-100 portable bioaerosol sampler
    Steffen Engelhart
    Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, University of Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 210:733-9. 2007
    ..The spectrum of thermotolerat fungal genera and Aspergillus species showed only minor differences. We conclude that under the given conditions the results of both samplers are approximately comparable...
  55. pmc Implementing the MRSA recommendations made by the Commission for Hospital Hygiene and Infection Prevention (KRINKO) of 1999 - current considerations by the DGKH Management Board
    Arne Simon
    Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Germany
    GMS Krankenhhyg Interdiszip 4:Doc02. 2009
    ..In this commentary the German Society for Hospital Hygiene (DGKH) discusses some controversial issues and adds suggestions for unresolved problems regarding the infection control management of MRSA in healthcare settings...
  56. doi Epidemiology, prevention and management of ventriculoperitoneal shunt infections in children
    Julia Prusseit
    Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Bonn, DE 53113 Bonn, Germany
    Pediatr Neurosurg 45:325-36. 2009
    ..Considerable personnel and financial resources have been devoted to its diagnosis and treatment. This article reviews the current literature and includes suggestions for the prevention, diagnosis and management of VPS infections...
  57. ncbi Two cases of severe obstructive pneumonia associated with an HKU1-like coronavirus
    B Kupfer
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 12:134-8. 2007
    ..These viruses may cause mild to life-threatening infections...
  58. pmc Human metapneumovirus RNA in encephalitis patient
    Oliver Schildgen
    University of Bonn, Institute for Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Sigmund Freud Strasse 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:467-70. 2005
    ..Postmortem HMPV RNA was detected in brain and lung tissue samples from the patient. Furthermore, HMPV RNA was found in culture fluids from cells coincubated with lung tissue...
  59. ncbi Effect of medical honey on wounds colonised or infected with MRSA
    G Blaser
    Woundpecker Wound Care Team, Children s Hospital Medical Centre, University of Bonn, Germany
    J Wound Care 16:325-8. 2007
    ..Antiseptics and antibiotics had previously failed to irradicate the clinical signs of infection...
  60. ncbi Circulating levels and promoter polymorphisms of interleukins-6 and 8 in pediatric cancer patients with fever and neutropenia
    Thomas Lehrnbecher
    Departments of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of Frankfurt, Germany
    Haematologica 89:234-6. 2004
  61. ncbi Surveillance of nosocomial infections in pediatric cancer patients
    Arne Simon
    Am J Infect Control 33:611. 2005
  62. ncbi HMPV infections are frequently accompanied by co-infections
    Arne Simon
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:98; athor reply 99. 2007
  63. pmc Human bocavirus and gastroenteritis
    Oliver Schildgen
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1620-1. 2007
  64. doi Respiratory syncytial virus infection in patients with cancer: still more questions than answers
    Arne Simon
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1933-4; author reply 1934-5. 2008
  65. ncbi Induction of acute otitis media by human metapneumovirus
    Oliver Schildgen
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:1126. 2005
  66. ncbi Liposomal amphotericin B can safely be administered in paediatric outpatients with cancer for the primary or secondary prevention of invasive aspergillosis
    Arne Simon
    Acta Haematol 118:68-9. 2007
  67. doi Chronic hepatitis E and organ transplants
    Oliver Schildgen
    N Engl J Med 358:2521-2; author reply 2522. 2008
  68. ncbi Honey dressings: the need for specification
    Ralph Hanano
    J Wound Care 15:257; author reply 257. 2006
  69. ncbi Wheezing in patients with human metapneumovirus infection
    Oliver Schildgen
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:223; author reply 223-4. 2006
  70. ncbi Comparison of in-house PCR, rapid ELISA and NASBA technology for the detection of respiratory syncytial virus in clinical specimen
    Ramona Liza Tillmann
    J Clin Virol 41:168-9. 2008
  71. ncbi Protracted cervical lymphadenitis with Mycobacterium avium and Methylobacterium mesophilicum
    Arne Simon
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 26:971. 2007
  72. pmc Severe pneumonia and human bocavirus in adult
    Bernd Kupfer
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1614-6. 2006
  73. ncbi Human metapneumovirus and encephalitis
    Oliver Schildgen
    J Clin Virol 38:366. 2007