DD Singh

Summary

Affiliation: Heinrich Heine University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ultrasonography of gallbladder abnormalities due to schistosomiasis
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:2917-24. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Clinical implications of a gradual dormancy concept in malaria
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:2139-48. 2016
  3. ncbi request reprint Autochthonous cystic echinococcosis in patients who grew up in Germany
    J Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Acute anuria after a family vacation to Corsica/France
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:1733-5. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Severe liver fibrosis caused by Schistosoma mansoni: management and treatment with a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 15:731-7. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Anaphylactic shock ensuing therapeutic puncture of an echinococcal cyst
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany
    Parasitol Res 114:763-6. 2015
  7. pmc Prospective European-wide multicentre study on a blood based real-time PCR for the diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis
    Dominic Wichmann
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:55. 2013
  8. doi request reprint An unusual presentation of a common infection
    J Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Infection 41:565-9. 2013
  9. pmc TB or not TB? Difficulties in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in HIV-negative immigrants to Germany
    D D Singh
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:381-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Of flukes and fistulae
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Lancet 371:1308. 2008

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Publications44

  1. doi request reprint Ultrasonography of gallbladder abnormalities due to schistosomiasis
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:2917-24. 2016
    ..Contrary to other trematodes such as liver flukes, S. mansoni does not obstruct the biliary tract. Advanced gallbladder fibrosis is unlikely to reverse after therapy. ..
  2. doi request reprint Clinical implications of a gradual dormancy concept in malaria
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:2139-48. 2016
    ..whereas primaquine relapse prevention might not be routinely indicated in malaria due to P. ovale. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Autochthonous cystic echinococcosis in patients who grew up in Germany
    J Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Euro Surveill 14:. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Acute anuria after a family vacation to Corsica/France
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 115:1733-5. 2016
    ..This time, parasitological urine examination confirmed non-viable schistosome ova. Hematuria was likely due to erosion of the bladder mucosa by calcified non-viable ova...
  5. doi request reprint Severe liver fibrosis caused by Schistosoma mansoni: management and treatment with a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany Electronic address
    Lancet Infect Dis 15:731-7. 2015
    ..Bleeding from oesophageal varices has not recurred. In this Grand Round, we review the diagnostic approaches and treatment options for portal hypertension due to schistosomal liver fibrosis...
  6. doi request reprint Anaphylactic shock ensuing therapeutic puncture of an echinococcal cyst
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Federal Republic of Germany
    Parasitol Res 114:763-6. 2015
    ..Life-threatening allergic phenomena after puncture of echinococcal cysts may occur less frequently than generally assumed; nevertheless, they must be taken into account, and precautions must be taken to manage serious adverse events...
  7. pmc Prospective European-wide multicentre study on a blood based real-time PCR for the diagnosis of acute schistosomiasis
    Dominic Wichmann
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 13:55. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint An unusual presentation of a common infection
    J Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Infection 41:565-9. 2013
    ..Chronic active EBV infection was diagnosed, a clinical picture not described in an adult African previously. Interestingly, among all therapy attempts, only rituximab was effective at stabilizing the disease...
  9. pmc TB or not TB? Difficulties in the diagnosis of tuberculosis in HIV-negative immigrants to Germany
    D D Singh
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:381-4. 2011
    ..Immigrants to Germany and their children are at particular risk for tuberculosis (TB). -..
  10. doi request reprint Of flukes and fistulae
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Lancet 371:1308. 2008
  11. doi request reprint [Parenteral combined quinine-artesunate therapy in life-threatening malaria]
    J Richter
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:187-90. 2009
    ..A 31-year old French woman of congolese origin was referred to the intensive care unit of our University Hospital after a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo in a highly febrile and semi-conscious status...
  12. doi request reprint What is the evidence for the existence of Plasmodium ovale hypnozoites?
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 107:1285-90. 2010
    ..e. the occurrence of true relapses. In P. ovale infection, hypnozoites have never been demonstrated by biological experiments, and the few reports published on relapses have conflicting results...
  13. ncbi request reprint Arthritis associated with Strongyloides stercoralis infection in HLA B-27-positive African
    Joachim Richter
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 99:706-7. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc An unsuspected cause of chronic colitis
    J Richter
    Clinics for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, University Clinics, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Gut 55:832, 841. 2006
  15. doi request reprint Mucosal Leishmania infantum infection
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Clinics for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Clinics Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Moorenstraße 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 109:959-62. 2011
    ..Mucosal leishmaniasis contracted in southern Europe has to be considered in the differential diagnosis of lesions in the naso-buccal-oesophageal mucosa and may occur in previously healthy persons...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Recurrent strongyloidiasis as an indicator of HTLV-1 infection]
    J Richter
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1007-10. 2005
    ..A 53-year-old West African man presented two years after a travel to Guinea because of severe headache, neck stiffnes, fever and pruritus. The patient had been in orthopedical treatment for the last five months...
  17. ncbi request reprint Co-reactivity of plasmodial histidine-rich protein 2 and aldolase on a combined immuno-chromographic-malaria dipstick (ICT) as a potential semi-quantitative marker of high Plasmodium falciparum parasitaemia
    Joachim Richter
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 94:384-5. 2004
    ..f. parasitaemia, rather than mixed infection. Whereas the aldolase band is not a reliable qualitative marker for malaria, co-reaction of HRP-2 and aldolase band may have a potential for indicating high parasitaemia in falciparum malaria...
  18. ncbi request reprint Is ultrasound a useful adjunct for assessing malaria patients?
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 94:349-53. 2004
    ..26%; P<0.0421), the practical value of this finding is questionable. Ultrasonography cannot be regarded as a first-line diagnostic method in patients with malaria...
  19. ncbi request reprint Case report: Plasmodium ovale infection acquired in Malawi
    Joachim Richter
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 98:751-2. 2004
    ..ovale. This is the first report of a P. ovale infection acquired in Malawi, East Africa. Malaria surveillance centres should monitor the possible emergence of autochtonous transmission of P. ovale in the area...
  20. ncbi request reprint Performance of an immunochromatographic test for the rapid diagnosis of malaria
    Joachim Richter
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 92:518-9. 2004
    ..The principal reasons for the better performance of the test in our series appear to be blood collection in EDTA vials and considerable experience with handling and interpreting the ICT test...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in tropical and parasitic diseases
    Joachim Richter
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Clinics, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Lancet 362:900-2. 2003
    ..In developing countries, ultrasound machines are becoming more widely distributed and are fairly cheap. Portable devices allow field use of ultrasound for population studies and individual diagnosis of tropical diseases...
  22. ncbi request reprint The impact of chemotherapy on morbidity due to schistosomiasis
    Joachim Richter
    Clinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Clinics, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, Duesseldorf D 40225, Germany
    Acta Trop 86:161-83. 2003
    ..In areas where control has been achieved, the overall morbidity and mortality has decreased with a delay of many years or even decades...
  23. pmc Rickettsia felis infection acquired in Europe and documented by polymerase chain reaction
    Joachim Richter
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Universitatskliniken, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:207-8. 2002
    ..We report the first case of Rickettsia felis infection in Europe to be documented by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and serologic testing...
  24. doi request reprint [Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of patients with echinococcosis - management in an infectiological service in Germany]
    A Orhun
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:1039-44. 2012
    ..Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a widespread zoonosis. Difficulties in patient care were investigated in order to improve the clinical management of CE patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evolution of schistosomiasis-induced pathology after therapy and interruption of exposure to schistosomes: a review of ultrasonographic studies
    J Richter
    Abteilung für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Acta Trop 77:111-31. 2000
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint [SARS--the facts. Transmission, diagnosis and managing suspected cases]
    T Feldt
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:36-40. 2003
    ..Despite all the international efforts and the rapid progress in the investigation of SARS coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the epidemic has not yet been brought under control...
  27. doi request reprint [Cutaneous larva migrans (creeping eruption) acquired in Germany]
    I Müller-Stöver
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 135:859-61. 2010
    ..The characteristic serpiginous skin lesions were identified as larva migrans cutanea ("creeping eruption"; sandworm). It is caused by the larvae of a zoonotic hookworm infection...
  28. doi request reprint Elevated levels of human beta-defensin 2 and human neutrophil peptides in systemic lupus erythematosus
    S Vordenbäumen
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology, and Rheumatology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    Lupus 19:1648-53. 2010
    ..In order to explore whether these defensins may have a role in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), we sought to determine whether altered expression can be found in SLE patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Infection with Gnathostoma spinigerum as a cause of eosinophilic oesophagitis]
    I Müller-Stöver
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz der Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektologie, Universitat Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1973-5. 2004
    ..A 63-year-old man, who had travelled extensively in Asia and had lived in South Africa, presented with increasing dysphagia. Physical examination showed no abnormalities...
  30. ncbi request reprint Plasmodium malariae infection in spite of previous anti-malarial medication
    Irmela Müller-Stöver
    Tropenmedizinische Ambulanz, Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 102:547-50. 2008
    ..malariae...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Lupus in Germany: analysis within the German lupus self-help organization (LULA)]
    R Fischer-Betz
    Rheumazentrum Düsseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 64:111-22. 2005
    ..Further assessment especially of long-term data are needed to obtain additional insights into the burden of the disease and the need for special medical care...
  32. doi request reprint [Shulman's syndrome (eosinophilic fasciitis)]
    S Akanay-Diesel
    Hautklinik, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Moorenstr 5, 40225 Dusseldorf
    Hautarzt 60:278-81. 2009
    ..The gold standard for diagnosis is--as was done in our case--a deep skin-to-muscle biopsy. Further imaging, especially magnetic resonance imaging, can support the diagnostic procedure...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Current treatments of dermatomyositis and polymyositis]
    J Richter
    Klinik fur Endokrinologie, Diabetologie und Rheumatologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 66:686-92. 2007
    ..This article reviews the current position indicated by the data collected in standard and modern therapeutic options for the treatment of idiopathic inflammatory myositides...
  34. ncbi request reprint Report of the second satellite symposium on ultrasound in schistosomiasis
    J Richter
    Heinrich Heine Universitaet Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 96:151-6. 2001
    ..Immunological, genetic and epidemiological studies must rely on ultrasound for the identification of patients with periportal thickening/fibrosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Visceral leishmaniasis presenting as subcutaneous nodules in a HIV-positive patient
    K Göbels
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 22:329-31. 2003
  36. doi request reprint Cholestatic liver diseases from child to adult: the diversity of MDR3 disease
    R Kubitz
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Dusseldorf
    Z Gastroenterol 49:728-36. 2011
    ..Even the same mutation may be associated with varying disease progression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cerebral malaria in spite of peripheral parasite clearance in a patient treated with atovaquone/proguanil
    Stefanie Koch
    Clinics for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Dusseldorf, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Parasitol Res 100:747-8. 2007
    ..We report a case of a female returnee from Ghana who developed cerebral malaria in spite of parasite clearance in peripheral blood after therapy with atovaquone/proguanil...
  38. ncbi request reprint Molecular cloning of a P-type ATPase gene from the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Homology to eukaryotic Ca(2+)-ATPases
    M Geisler
    Institut für Biochemie der Pflanzen, Heinrich Heine Universitat Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Mol Biol 234:1284-9. 1993
    ..The results strongly support the assumption that PMA1 of Synechocystis is a calcium translocating ATPase, possibly involved in regulatory processes with calcium as second messenger...
  39. doi request reprint Genital schistosomiasis as a cause of female sterility and acute abdomen
    Andrea Schanz
    University Hospital for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Fertil Steril 93:2075.e7-9. 2010
    ..To report the case of a Nigerian patient who suffered from sterility and underwent abdominal laparotomy to remove an adnexal tumor. Histologic analysis revealed Schistosoma haematobium ova...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sonographic detection of subcutaneous fly larvae in human myiasis
    Joachim Richter
    Tropical Medicine Unit, University Hospital for Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases, Heinrich Heine University, Moorenstr 5, D 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    J Clin Ultrasound 36:169-73. 2008
    ..Only when using color Doppler sonography was the larva discerned by its intralarval fluid transport. Sonography enables clinicians to locate viable subcutaneous larvae in suspected cases of myiasis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Screening for mutations related to atovaquone/proguanil resistance in treatment failures and other imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 190:1541-6. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence of codon-268 mutations and their quantitative association with treatment failure...
  42. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of amodiaquine in uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Nigeria in an area with high-level resistance to chloroquine and sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine
    Jens Graupner
    Médecins sans Frontières MSF, Max Euweplein 40, 1001, EA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Parasitol Res 96:162-5. 2005
    ..The number of patients with adverse events (mainly pruritus and nausea) was few. This study shows that amodiaquine is effective, safe and affordable in an area with high resistance to chloroquine...
  43. ncbi request reprint Occurence of lipid bodies in canine type II pneumocytes during hypothermic lung ischemia
    Matthias Ochs
    Department of Anatomy, Division of Electron Microscopy, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 277:287-97. 2004
    ..These results indicate that the formation of lipid bodies in canine type II pneumocytes is induced early during ischemic lung storage...
  44. ncbi request reprint Emergence of infections with Schistosoma mansoni in the Dhofar Governorate, Oman
    Mohamed A Idris
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
    Acta Trop 88:137-44. 2003
    ..All data suggest that transmission of S. mansoni has been re-introduced only recently in Dhofar and that this emergence of schistosomiasis is limited to at most a few foci...