Bozena M Korczak

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Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Multiplex strategy for multilocus sequence typing, fla typing, and genetic determination of antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates collected in Switzerland
    Bozena M Korczak
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1996-2007. 2009
  2. pmc Comparison of genotypes and antibiotic resistances of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli on chicken retail meat and at slaughter
    Sonja Kittl
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3875-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Phylogeny and prediction of genetic similarity of Cronobacter and related taxa by multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA)
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Food Microbiol 136:152-8. 2009
  4. pmc Genotype and antibiotic resistance analyses of Campylobacter isolates from ceca and carcasses of slaughtered broiler flocks
    Simone E Wirz
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6377-86. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Pasteurella multocida and related isolates from rabbits in Switzerland
    Anina B J Stahel
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:793-802. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic relatedness within the genus Campylobacter inferred from rpoB sequences
    Bozena M Korczak
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:937-45. 2006
  7. doi request reprint A new variant of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serotype 3 lacking the entire apxII operon
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Laenggassstr 122, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:556-9. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Emended description of Actinobacillus capsulatus Arseculeratne 1962, 38AL
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:625-32. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: a diverse pathogen with limited clonality
    Désirée Mayor
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Microbiol 127:63-72. 2008
  10. pmc Genotypes and antibiotic resistances of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates from domestic and travel-associated human cases
    Lilian Niederer
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:288-91. 2012

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Publications18

  1. pmc Multiplex strategy for multilocus sequence typing, fla typing, and genetic determination of antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates collected in Switzerland
    Bozena M Korczak
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 47:1996-2007. 2009
    ..Data networking facilitates the exchange of information between collaborating centers. The described approach simplifies and improves the genotyping of Campylobacter, allowing cost- and time-efficient routine monitoring...
  2. pmc Comparison of genotypes and antibiotic resistances of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli on chicken retail meat and at slaughter
    Sonja Kittl
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:3875-8. 2013
    ..They also showed significant common sequence types with human clinical isolates, revealing chicken meat as a likely source for human infection...
  3. doi request reprint Phylogeny and prediction of genetic similarity of Cronobacter and related taxa by multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA)
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Food Microbiol 136:152-8. 2009
    ....
  4. pmc Genotype and antibiotic resistance analyses of Campylobacter isolates from ceca and carcasses of slaughtered broiler flocks
    Simone E Wirz
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:6377-86. 2010
    ..8% of C. coli isolates, which included two C. coli strains that carried mutations conferring resistance to both classes of antibiotics. A relationship between specific genotypes and antibiotic resistance/susceptibility was observed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic and genetic characterization of Pasteurella multocida and related isolates from rabbits in Switzerland
    Anina B J Stahel
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:793-802. 2009
    ..Samples obtained from individual postmortem cases demonstrated a higher phenotypic and genetic heterogeneity than samples from group management rabbits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Genetic relatedness within the genus Campylobacter inferred from rpoB sequences
    Bozena M Korczak
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, CH 3012 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:937-45. 2006
    ..The universally applicable amplification and sequencing approach for partial rpoB gene sequence determination provides a powerful tool for DNA sequence-based discrimination of Campylobacter species...
  7. doi request reprint A new variant of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serotype 3 lacking the entire apxII operon
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Laenggassstr 122, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:556-9. 2011
    ..Strains harboring only apxIV and the apxIII operon are possibly emerging types of A. pleuropneumoniae and should therefore be carefully monitored for epidemiological reasons...
  8. ncbi request reprint Emended description of Actinobacillus capsulatus Arseculeratne 1962, 38AL
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 57:625-32. 2007
    ..capsulatus to be emended and separate it more clearly from other species, both phenotypically and genotypically. The type strain of A. capsulatus is CCUG 12396(T) (=Frederiksen 243(T)=ATCC 51571(T)=NCTC 11408(T)=CIP 103283(T))...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: a diverse pathogen with limited clonality
    Désirée Mayor
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Microbiol 127:63-72. 2008
    ..hyopneumoniae using the three genes adk, rpoB, and tpiA seems to be sufficient for epidemiological investigations by direct amplification of target genes from lysate of clinical material without prior cultivation...
  10. pmc Genotypes and antibiotic resistances of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates from domestic and travel-associated human cases
    Lilian Niederer
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:288-91. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Identification of animal Pasteurellaceae by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Microbiol Methods 89:1-7. 2012
    ..MALDI-TOF MS was shown to represent a highly potent method for the diagnosis of this group of animal pathogens, combining speed, precision and low running costs...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. capri and Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides LC can be grouped into a single subspecies
    Edy M Vilei
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Universitat Bern, Langgass strasse 122, Postfach, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Res 37:779-90. 2006
    ..mycoides subsp. capri and M. mycoides subsp. mycoides LC cannot be distinguished from each other. "Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. capri" is proposed as a common name for both subspecies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Routine phenotypic identification of bacterial species of the family Pasteurellaceae isolated from animals
    Florence Dousse
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Universitat Bern, Laenggasstrasse 122, Bern, Switzerland
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:716-24. 2008
    ..The procedure is an easy and cost-effective system for the rapid identification of species of the Pasteurellaceae family isolated from clinical specimens of animals...
  14. doi request reprint Genotypes and antibiotic resistance of canine Campylobacter jejuni isolates
    Chantal Amar
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Microbiol 168:124-30. 2014
    ..jejuni in Swiss dogs is low but there is a large genetic overlap between dog and human isolates. Given the close contact between human and dogs, the latter should not be ignored as a potential source of human campylobacteriosis. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Prediction of whole-genome DNA-DNA similarity, determination of G+C content and phylogenetic analysis within the family Pasteurellaceae by multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA)
    Peter Kuhnert
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Bern, Laenggass Str 122, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Microbiology 152:2537-48. 2006
    ..It is proposed to use the three sequences as a taxonomic tool, replacing DNA-DNA hybridization...
  16. pmc Fast DNA serotyping of Escherichia coli by use of an oligonucleotide microarray
    Karin Ballmer
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, NENT, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    J Clin Microbiol 45:370-9. 2007
    ....
  17. pmc Source attribution of human Campylobacter isolates by MLST and fla-typing and association of genotypes with quinolone resistance
    Sonja Kittl
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e81796. 2013
    ..2% to pigs. Furthermore we found a host independent association between sequence type (ST) and quinolone resistance. The most notable were ST-45, all isolates of which were susceptible, while for ST-464 all were resistant. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Distribution of RTX toxin genes in strains of [Actinobacillus] rossii and [Pasteurella] mairii
    Désirée Mayor
    Institute of Veterinary Bacteriology, University of Bern, CH 3001 Bern, Switzerland
    Vet Microbiol 116:194-201. 2006
    ..The fact that [P.] aerogenes, [P.] mairii and [A.] rossii can phylogenetically clearly be identified and might contain distinct RTX toxin genes allows their proper diagnosis and will further help to investigate their role as pathogens...