Katja Lucke

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Publications

  1. pmc Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in diverse clinical specimens by the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay and comparison with culture
    Katja Lucke
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Laboratory Medicine, Luzerner Kantonsspital Luzern, 6000 Lucerne 16, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:981-4. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A deep sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Katja Lucke
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 59:1254-6. 2010
  3. pmc Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in specimens from various body sites: performance characteristics of the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay, the Xpert MRSA assay, and broth-enriched culture in an area with a low prevalence of MRSA infec
    Michael Hombach
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Laboratory Medicine, Luzerner Kantonsspital Luzern, 6000 Luzern 16, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3882-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Automated quantitative drug susceptibility testing of non-tuberculous mycobacteria using MGIT 960/EpiCenter TB eXiST
    Katja Lucke
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Universitat Zurich, Nationales Zentrum für Mykobakterien, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:154-8. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bacteroides and Prevotella spp. in ulcerative colitis
    Katja Lucke
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Canton Hospital Luzern, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 55:617-24. 2006

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Publications5

  1. pmc Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in diverse clinical specimens by the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay and comparison with culture
    Katja Lucke
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Laboratory Medicine, Luzerner Kantonsspital Luzern, 6000 Lucerne 16, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:981-4. 2010
    ..After discordant analysis, the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay were 84.3%, 99.2%, 88.4%, and 98.9%, respectively, compared to culture...
  2. doi request reprint A deep sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Katja Lucke
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 59:1254-6. 2010
    ..Ureaplasma species are usually associated with infection of the urogenital tract. An unusual case of a sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum in a 41-year-old male after aortic valve replacement is described...
  3. pmc Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in specimens from various body sites: performance characteristics of the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay, the Xpert MRSA assay, and broth-enriched culture in an area with a low prevalence of MRSA infec
    Michael Hombach
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Laboratory Medicine, Luzerner Kantonsspital Luzern, 6000 Luzern 16, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 48:3882-7. 2010
    ..Concerning reporting time, including administration and specimen collection, the Xpert MRSA was faster than the BDGO (7 h 50 min versus 17 h)...
  4. doi request reprint Automated quantitative drug susceptibility testing of non-tuberculous mycobacteria using MGIT 960/EpiCenter TB eXiST
    Katja Lucke
    Institut fur Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Universitat Zurich, Nationales Zentrum für Mykobakterien, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Antimicrob Chemother 67:154-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the suitability of the MGIT 960/TB eXiST system for quantitative DST of NTM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Bacteroides and Prevotella spp. in ulcerative colitis
    Katja Lucke
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Canton Hospital Luzern, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 55:617-24. 2006
    ..The higher incidence of populations of members of the Bacteroidetes in UC suggests that these may have an influence on the pathogenesis of the disease...