Daniel Haag-Wackernagel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Basel
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health hazards posed by feral pigeons
    D Haag-Wackernagel
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Infect 48:307-13. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Human infestation by pigeon fleas (Ceratophyllus columbae) from feral pigeons
    Daniel Haag-Wackernagel
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:343-6. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci in the feral pigeon population of Basel, Switzerland
    Ila Geigenfeind
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 61:261-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Detection of Chlamydophila psittaci from feral pigeons in environmental samples: problems with currently available techniques
    Ila Geigenfeind
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Integr Zool 5:63-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Ectoparasites from feral pigeons affecting humans
    Daniel Haag-Wackernagel
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland daniel haag unibas ch
    Dermatology 220:82-92. 2010

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Health hazards posed by feral pigeons
    D Haag-Wackernagel
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Infect 48:307-13. 2004
    ..In sharp contrast, the immunocompromised patient may have a nearly 1000-fold greater risk of acquiring mycotic disease from feral pigeons and their excreta than does the general population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Human infestation by pigeon fleas (Ceratophyllus columbae) from feral pigeons
    Daniel Haag-Wackernagel
    Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Agric Environ Med 11:343-6. 2004
    ..This case is discussed from the broader aspect of health risks related to feral pigeons and animal fleas. Also summarised are previous observations on people invaded by pigeon fleas...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence of Chlamydia psittaci in the feral pigeon population of Basel, Switzerland
    Ila Geigenfeind
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Pestalozzistrasse 20, CH 4056 Basel, Switzerland
    J Med Microbiol 61:261-5. 2012
    ..psittaci. Feral pigeon management programmes and public education should be implemented to reduce the risk of a pigeon-to-human transmission of such pathogenic agents...
  4. doi request reprint Detection of Chlamydophila psittaci from feral pigeons in environmental samples: problems with currently available techniques
    Ila Geigenfeind
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Integr Zool 5:63-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that antigen-enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay tests are not suitable for detecting C. psittaci in environmental samples. Previous publications where no blocking test was used should be reconsidered critically...
  5. doi request reprint Ectoparasites from feral pigeons affecting humans
    Daniel Haag-Wackernagel
    Department of Biomedicine, Institute of Anatomy, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland daniel haag unibas ch
    Dermatology 220:82-92. 2010
    ..In a review we give an overview on the most important ectoparasites transmitted from feral pigeons to humans and their importance for the dermatologist...