Bernard Weber

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Country: Luxembourg

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of a new combined antigen and antibody human immunodeficiency virus screening assay, VIDAS HIV DUO Ultra
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1420-6. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Multicenter evaluation of a new 4th generation HIV screening assay Elecsys HIV combi
    B Weber
    Universitatskliniken Frankfurt Main, Institut für Med Virologie, Zentrum f Hygiene Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Clin Lab 52:463-73. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening of HIV infection: role of molecular and immunological assays
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, ZI Langwies, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:399-411. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic impact of the genetic variability of the hepatitis B virus surface antigen gene
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Junglinster, Luxemburg und Institut für Medizinische Virologie, Universitatskliniken Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Med Virol 78:S59-65. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new automated assay for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) detection VIDAS HBsAg Ultra
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, Junglinster, Luxembourg, Germany
    J Virol Methods 135:109-17. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the diagnosis and monitoring of HBV infection and role of the genetic variability of the S gene
    Bernard Weber
    Centre Langwies, Laboratoires Réunis, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 5:75-91. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability of the S gene of hepatitis B virus: clinical and diagnostic impact
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Junglinster, Luxembourg and Institute of Medical Virology, University Hospital Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 32:102-12. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Detection of an acute asymptomatic HBsAg negative hepatitis B virus infection in a blood donor by HBV DNA testing
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, Junglinster, Centre Langwies, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    J Clin Virol 32:67-70. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of the diagnostic window in three cases of human immunodeficiency-1 subtype E primary infection with fourth-generation HIV screening assays
    B Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Vox Sang 85:73-9. 2003
  10. pmc Evaluation of two new automated assays for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) detection: IMMULITE HBsAg and IMMULITE 2000 HBsAg
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg
    J Clin Microbiol 41:135-43. 2003

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  1. pmc Evaluation of a new combined antigen and antibody human immunodeficiency virus screening assay, VIDAS HIV DUO Ultra
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1420-6. 2002
    ..The specificity after initial and/or repeated testing of VIDAS HIV DUO Ultra was equivalent to that of a third-generation assay...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multicenter evaluation of a new 4th generation HIV screening assay Elecsys HIV combi
    B Weber
    Universitatskliniken Frankfurt Main, Institut für Med Virologie, Zentrum f Hygiene Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Clin Lab 52:463-73. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Screening of HIV infection: role of molecular and immunological assays
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, ZI Langwies, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:399-411. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic impact of the genetic variability of the hepatitis B virus surface antigen gene
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Junglinster, Luxemburg und Institut für Medizinische Virologie, Universitatskliniken Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Med Virol 78:S59-65. 2006
    ..There is also a need for more complete epidemiological data on the prevalence of HBsAg mutants especially for G145R and assays for the (differential) screening of mutants need to be developed and evaluated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new automated assay for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) detection VIDAS HBsAg Ultra
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, Junglinster, Luxembourg, Germany
    J Virol Methods 135:109-17. 2006
    ..6% (AxSYM HBsAg v2). In conclusion, the VIDAS HBsAg Ultra is highly sensitive and specific and represents an improvement for the detection of HBsAg in routine diagnostic laboratories...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recent developments in the diagnosis and monitoring of HBV infection and role of the genetic variability of the S gene
    Bernard Weber
    Centre Langwies, Laboratoires Réunis, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 5:75-91. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability of the S gene of hepatitis B virus: clinical and diagnostic impact
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Junglinster, Luxembourg and Institute of Medical Virology, University Hospital Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 32:102-12. 2005
    ..There is also a need for more complete epidemiological data on the prevalence of HBsAg mutants and strategies for the (differential) screening of mutants need to be developed and evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Detection of an acute asymptomatic HBsAg negative hepatitis B virus infection in a blood donor by HBV DNA testing
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis, Junglinster, Centre Langwies, L 6131 Junglinster, Luxembourg
    J Clin Virol 32:67-70. 2005
    ..Since the viral load in chronic isolated anti-HBc positive carriers is low, there is a potential risk for failure of HBV DNA detection with pool-PCR in blood donors. Anti-HBc screening would reduce the residual risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint Reduction of the diagnostic window in three cases of human immunodeficiency-1 subtype E primary infection with fourth-generation HIV screening assays
    B Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg
    Vox Sang 85:73-9. 2003
    ....
  10. pmc Evaluation of two new automated assays for hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) detection: IMMULITE HBsAg and IMMULITE 2000 HBsAg
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg
    J Clin Microbiol 41:135-43. 2003
    ..The specificity on repeatedly tested samples was equivalent to that of the alternative assays. The rapid turnaround time, primary tube sampling, and on-board dilution make it an interesting assay system for clinical laboratory diagnosis...
  11. pmc Multicenter evaluation of a new automated fourth-generation human immunodeficiency virus screening assay with a sensitive antigen detection module and high specificity
    Bernard Weber
    Laboratoires Réunis Kutter Lieners Hastert, Junglinster, Luxembourg
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1938-46. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus genotype E surface antigen detection with different immunoassays and diagnostic impact of mutations in the preS/S gene
    Christophe M Olinger
    Institute of Immunology, National Public Health Laboratory, 20A, rue Auguste Lumiere, 1950, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:247-52. 2007
    ..4-100%) but differed considerably in specificity (84-99%). Failure to detect HBsAg antigen and differences in signal intensity were mainly associated with mutations in the preS/S gene outside the "a" determinant...
  13. ncbi request reprint High-throughput purification of viral RNA based on novel aqueous chemistry for nucleic acid isolation
    Michael K Hourfar
    Institute of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohaematology, German Red Cross, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Chem 51:1217-22. 2005
    ..However, commercially available magnetic-bead-based assays either lack the sensitivity required for viral diagnostics or are disproportionately expensive...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modifications and substitutions of the RNA extraction module in the ViroSeq HIV-1 genotyping system version 2: effects on sensitivity and complexity of the assay
    Martin Stürmer
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Med Virol 71:475-9. 2003
    ..This is of great importance as it avoids further time- and cost-intensive steps...
  15. pmc Regional spread of HIV-1 M subtype B in middle-aged patients by random env-C2V4 region sequencing
    Martin Stürmer
    Institute for Medical Virology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 69596, Frankfurt, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 199:123-8. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Is transmission of HIV-1 in non-viraemic serodiscordant couples possible?
    Martin Stürmer
    JW Goethe University Hospital, Institute for Medical Virology, Frankfurt, Germany
    Antivir Ther 13:729-32. 2008
    ..This should be added to the discussion of prevention strategies, which should not advise the abandonment of safer-sex practices without referring to the relatively low but not impossible risk of HIV-1 transmission in this context...
  17. ncbi request reprint Molecular assays for monitoring HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy
    Miriam Wittek
    Institute for Medical Virology, JW Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 7:237-46. 2007
    ..However, a general recommendation to favor one system over the other cannot be given, because the final decision of which system to use should be decided on the individual requirements...
  18. pmc Survival of the fittest: positive selection of CD4+ T cells expressing a membrane-bound fusion inhibitor following HIV-1 infection
    Janine Kimpel
    Angewandte Virologie und Gentherapie, Chemotherapeutisches Forschungsinstitut Georg Speyer Haus, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e12357. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint First transmission of human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 by a cellular blood product after mandatory nucleic acid screening in Germany
    Michael Schmidt
    Institute of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology, German Red Cross, and the Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Transfusion 49:1836-44. 2009
    ..The transfusion-transmitted infection had been identified by a donor-related lookback started in April 2007 after anti-HIV seroconversion...