Ana Saksida

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Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. pmc The complete genome sequence of a Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus isolated from an endemic region in Kosovo
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virol J 5:7. 2008
  2. pmc Serum levels of inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:142. 2011
  3. pmc HLA-associated hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome disease progression in slovenian patients
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1435-40. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and molecular characterization of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected in Slovenia
    Emina Durmisi
    Medical Faculty, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:659-64. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The hantaviral load in tissues of naturally infected rodents
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microbes Infect 11:344-51. 2009
  6. pmc Interacting roles of immune mechanisms and viral load in the pathogenesis of crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1086-93. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Novel one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and specific diagnosis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever encountered in the Balkans
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Virol Methods 133:175-9. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Procalcitonin in hantavirus infections
    Matjaz Jereb
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:287-91. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Dobrava virus RNA load in patients who have hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Infect Dis 197:681-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Influence of climatic factors on dynamics of questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in Slovenia
    Natasa Knap
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vet Parasitol 164:275-81. 2009

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Publications11

  1. pmc The complete genome sequence of a Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus isolated from an endemic region in Kosovo
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virol J 5:7. 2008
    ..9% amino acid difference found between the Kosova Hoti and another strain from Kosovo (9553-01). This suggests that distinct virus strains can coexist in highly endemic areas...
  2. pmc Serum levels of inflammatory and regulatory cytokines in patients with hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    BMC Infect Dis 11:142. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of our study was to investigate cytokine profiles in serum samples of HFRS patients from Slovenia and explore a possible correlation between cytokine levels and disease severity...
  3. pmc HLA-associated hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome disease progression in slovenian patients
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 18:1435-40. 2011
    ..In line with this idea, we have noticed that HLA-B*35 might be a genetic risk factor for DOBV infection in the Slovenian population...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and molecular characterization of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected in Slovenia
    Emina Durmisi
    Medical Faculty, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:659-64. 2011
    ..Using the method of sequencing, we have confirmed that the TBEV in ticks is genetically related to the TBEV in Slovenian patients...
  5. doi request reprint The hantaviral load in tissues of naturally infected rodents
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microbes Infect 11:344-51. 2009
    ..This also implies that recently infected rodents are more important for transmission of the virus in the community...
  6. pmc Interacting roles of immune mechanisms and viral load in the pathogenesis of crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1086-93. 2010
    ..This consequently triggers increased production of IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha, cytokines mediating vascular dysfunction, disseminated intravascular coagulation, organ failure, and shock...
  7. ncbi request reprint Novel one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and specific diagnosis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever encountered in the Balkans
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Virol Methods 133:175-9. 2006
    ..Since the Balkan peninsula is also an endemic region for hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), this method is suggested as convenient for early differential diagnosis of suspected viral hemorrhagic fever patients...
  8. doi request reprint Procalcitonin in hantavirus infections
    Matjaz Jereb
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:287-91. 2011
    ..However, increased procalcitonin serum level was also found in hantavirus infections with overlapping results between viral and severe bacterial infections...
  9. doi request reprint Dobrava virus RNA load in patients who have hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Infect Dis 197:681-5. 2008
    ..15 vs. 4.67 log(10) copies/mL; P = .053). These results suggest that the Dobrava virus load might be associated with the severity of disease...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of climatic factors on dynamics of questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in Slovenia
    Natasa Knap
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vet Parasitol 164:275-81. 2009
    ..ricinus ticks questing activity to local climate. We found a correlation between the decrease of questing ticks in the summer and the combination of air temperatures and humidity in the form of saturation deficit...
  11. pmc Viral load as predictor of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever outcome
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1769-72. 2007
    ..Viral load correlated with clinical disease and antibodies and could be used as a predictor of disease outcome...