Lukas Fenner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Tuberculosis and the risk of opportunistic infections and cancers in HIV-infected patients starting ART in Southern Africa
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 18:194-8. 2013
  2. pmc Effect of mutation and genetic background on drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:3047-53. 2012
  3. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a country with low tuberculosis incidence: role of immigration and HIV infection
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 50:388-95. 2012
  4. pmc Early mortality and loss to follow-up in HIV-infected children starting antiretroviral therapy in Southern Africa
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:524-32. 2010
  5. pmc Tuberculosis in HIV programmes in lower-income countries: practices and risk factors
    L Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:620-7. 2011
  6. pmc "Pseudo-Beijing": evidence for convergent evolution in the direct repeat region of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24737. 2011
  7. pmc HIV infection disrupts the sympatric host-pathogen relationship in human tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003318. 2013
  8. pmc Tuberculosis in HIV-negative and HIV-infected patients in a low-incidence country: clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e34186. 2012

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Tuberculosis and the risk of opportunistic infections and cancers in HIV-infected patients starting ART in Southern Africa
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 18:194-8. 2013
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  2. pmc Effect of mutation and genetic background on drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:3047-53. 2012
    ..Our study also supports a role for epistatic interactions between different drug resistance mutations and strain genetic backgrounds in M. tuberculosis drug resistance...
  3. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a country with low tuberculosis incidence: role of immigration and HIV infection
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 50:388-95. 2012
    ..Continued access to health services and clinical follow-up will be essential to control TB in this population...
  4. pmc Early mortality and loss to follow-up in HIV-infected children starting antiretroviral therapy in Southern Africa
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 54:524-32. 2010
    ..We analyzed mortality in children retained in care and in all children starting ART, taking LTFU into account...
  5. pmc Tuberculosis in HIV programmes in lower-income countries: practices and risk factors
    L Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:620-7. 2011
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) is a common diagnosis in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients on antiretroviral treatment (ART)...
  6. pmc "Pseudo-Beijing": evidence for convergent evolution in the direct repeat region of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e24737. 2011
    ..We used three alternative genotyping techniques to revisit the phylogenetic classification of M. tuberculosis complex (MTBC) strains exhibiting the typical "Beijing" spoligotyping pattern...
  7. pmc HIV infection disrupts the sympatric host-pathogen relationship in human tuberculosis
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003318. 2013
    ..In summary, these findings support a model for TB in which the stable relationship between the human host and its locally adapted M. tuberculosis is disrupted by HIV infection...
  8. pmc Tuberculosis in HIV-negative and HIV-infected patients in a low-incidence country: clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes
    Lukas Fenner
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e34186. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare characteristics of TB in HIV-negative and HIV-infected patients diagnosed in Switzerland, and between coinfected patients enrolled and not enrolled in the national Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS)...