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Arbeitsgruppe Klinische Forschung
2018

Detection of the Malaria causing Plasmodium Parasite in Saliva from Infected Patients using Topoisomerase I Activity as a Biomarker.
Hede MS, Fjelstrup S, Lötsch F, Zoleko RM, Klicpera A, Groger M, Mischlinger J, Endame L, Veletzky L, Neher R, Simonsen AKW, Petersen E, Mombo-Ngoma G, Stougaard M, Ho YP, Labouriau R, Ramharter M, Knudsen BR.
Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 7;8(1):4122. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22378-7.

Behavioural and clinical predictors for Loiasis.
Mischlinger J, Veletzky L, Tazemda-Kuitsouc GB, Pitzinger P, Matsegui PB, Gmeiner M, Lagler H, Gebru T, Held J, Mordmüller B, Ramharter M.
J Glob Health. 2018 Jun;8(1):010413. doi: 10.7189/jogh.08.010413.

Molecular evidence for relapse of an imported Plasmodium ovale wallikeri infection.
Veletzky L, Groger M, Lagler H, Walochnik J, Auer H, Fuehrer HP, Ramharter M.
Malar J. 2018 Feb 9;17(1):78. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2226-4.

Prospective Clinical Trial Assessing Species-Specific Efficacy of Artemether-Lumefantrine for the Treatment of Plasmodium malariae, Plasmodium ovale, and Mixed Plasmodium Malaria in Gabon.
Groger M, Veletzky L, Lalremruata A, Cattaneo C, Mischlinger J, Zoleko-Manego R, Endamne L, Klicpera A, Kim J, Nguyen T, Flohr L, Remppis J, Matsiegui PB, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Kremsner PG, Mordmüller B, Mombo-Ngoma G, Ramharter M.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Feb 23;62(3). pii: e01758-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01758-17. Print 2018 Mar.

Arbeitsgruppe Klinische Forschung
2017

Efficacy and safety of fosmidomycin-piperaquine as non-artemisinin-based combination therapy for uncomplicated falciparum malaria - A single-arm, age-de-escalation proof of concept study in Gabon.
Mombo-Ngoma G, Remppis J, Sievers M, Zoleko Manego R, Endamne L, Kabwende L, Veletzky L, Nguyen TT, Groger M, Lötsch F, Mischlinger J, Flohr L, Kim J, Cattaneo C, Hutchinson D, Duparc S, Joerg M, Velavan TP, Lell B, Ramharter M, Adegnika AA, Mordmüller B, Kremsner PG.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Dec 26. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix1122. [Epub ahead of print]

Safety and immunogenicity of rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP Ebola vaccine in adults and children in Lambaréné, Gabon: A phase I randomised trial.
Agnandji ST, Fernandes JF, Bache EB, Obiang Mba RM, Brosnahan JS, Kabwende L, Pitzinger P, Staarink P, Massinga-Loembe M, Krähling V, Biedenkopf N, Fehling SK, Strecker T, Clark DJ, Staines HM, Hooper JW, Silvera P, Moorthy V, Kieny MP, Adegnika AA, Grobusch MP, Becker S, Ramharter M, Mordmüller B, Lell B; VEBCON Consortium, Krishna S, Kremsner PG.
PLoS Med. 2017 Oct 6;14(10):e1002402. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002402. eCollection 2017 Oct.

Species and genotype diversity of Plasmodium in malaria patients from Gabon analysed by next generation sequencing.
Lalremruata A, Jeyaraj S, Engleitner T, Joanny F, Lang A, Bélard S, Mombo-Ngoma G, Ramharter M, Kremsner PG, Mordmüller B, Held J.
Malar J. 2017 Oct 3;16(1):398. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2044-0.

FDG-PET/MRI in alveolar echinococcosis.
Lötsch F, Waneck F, Auer H, Kaczirek K, Karanikas G, Ramharter M.
Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Nov;64:67-68. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.09.006. Epub 2017 Sep 19.

Dalbavancin for outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy of skin and soft tissue infections in a returning traveller : Proposal for novel treatment indications.
Mischlinger J, Lagler H, Harrison N, Ramharter M.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2017 Sep;129(17-18):642-645. doi: 10.1007/s00508-017-1243-6. Epub 2017 Aug 3.

Prof. Walther H. Wernsdorfer (1928-2016).
Ramharter M.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2017 Sep;129(17-18):650-651. doi: 10.1007/s00508-017-1236-5. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

Resisting and tolerating P. falciparum in pregnancy under different malaria transmission intensities.
Ndam NT, Mbuba E, González R, Cisteró P, Kariuki S, Sevene E, Rupérez M, Fonseca AM, Vala A, Maculuve S, Jiménez A, Quintó L, Ouma P, Ramharter M, Aponte JJ, Nhacolo A, Massougbodji A, Briand V, Kremsner PG, Mombo-Ngoma G, Desai M, Macete E, Cot M, Menéndez C, Mayor A.
BMC Med. 2017 Jul 17;15(1):130. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0893-6.

Direct detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum by polymerase chain reaction followed by electrospray ionization mass spectrometry from human blood.
Lagler H, Harrison N, Kussmann M, Obermüller M, Burgmann H, Makristathis A, Ramharter M.
Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Jul;60:61-63. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.05.006. Epub 2017 May 16.

Severe malaria in Europe: an 8-year multi-centre observational study.
Kurth F, Develoux M, Mechain M, Malvy D, Clerinx J, Antinori S, Gjørup IE, Gascon J, Mørch K, Nicastri E, Ramharter M, Bartoloni A, Visser L, Rolling T, Zanger P, Calleri G, Salas-Coronas J, Nielsen H, Just-Nübling G, Neumayr A, Hachfeld A, Schmid ML, Antonini P, Lingscheid T, Kern P, Kapaun A, da Cunha JS, Pongratz P, Soriano-Arandes A, Schunk M, Suttorp N, Hatz C, Zoller T.
Malar J. 2017 Jan 31;16(1):57. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1673-z.

Progressive Perforation of the Nasal Septum Due to Leishmania major: A Case of Mucosal Leishmaniasis in a Traveler.
Harrison N, Walochnik J, Ramsebner R, Veletzky L, Lagler H, Ramharter M.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Mar;96(3):653-655. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0809. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Demography, maternal health and the epidemiology of malaria and other major infectious diseases in the rural department Tsamba-Magotsi, Ngounie Province, in central African Gabon.
Manego RZ, Mombo-Ngoma G, Witte M, Held J, Gmeiner M, Gebru T, Tazemda B, Mischlinger J, Groger M, Lell B, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Kremsner PG, Mordmüller B, Ramharter M, Matsiegui PB.
BMC Public Health. 2017 Jan 28;17(1):130. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4045-x.

Impact of HIV infection and antiretroviral treatment on N-terminal prohormone of brain natriuretic peptide as surrogate of myocardial function.
Schuster C, Binder C, Strassl R, Aichelburg MC, Blackwell E, Pavo N, Ramharter M, Hülsmann M, Grabmeier-Pfistershammer K, Rieger A, Goliasch G.
AIDS. 2017 Jan 28;31(3):395-400. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001350.

Urogenital schistosomiasis during pregnancy is associated with low birth weight delivery: analysis of a prospective cohort of pregnant women and their offspring in Gabon.
Mombo-Ngoma G, Honkpehedji J, Basra A, Mackanga JR, Zoleko RM, Zinsou J, Agobe JC, Lell B, Matsiegui PB, Gonzales R, Agnandji ST, Yazdanbakhsh M, Menendez C, Kremsner PG, Adegnika AA, Ramharter M.
Int J Parasitol. 2017 Jan;47(1):69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.11.001. Epub 2016 Dec 18.

Zika virus-induced itching rash in a returning traveller from Brazil.
Veletzky L, Knafl D, Schuster C, Aberle SW, Stiasny K, Ramharter M, Lagler H.
Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Jan;54:13-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2016.11.004. Epub 2016 Nov 7

Trajectories of maternal ante- and postpartum depressive symptoms and their association with child- and mother-related characteristics in a West African birth cohort study.
Barthel D, Kriston L, Fordjour D, Mohammed Y, Kra-Yao ED, Bony Kotchi CE, Koffi Armel EJ, Eberhardt KA, Feldt T, Hinz R, Mathurin K, Schoppen S, Bindt C, Ehrhardt S; International CDS Study Group.
PLoS One. 2017 Nov 6;12(11):e0187267. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187267. eCollection 2017.

A common trap of diagnostic tests : Disease prevalence and positive predictive value.
Mischlinger J, Schernhammer E.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2017 Aug;129(15-16):583-584. doi: 10.1007/s00508-017-1204-0. Epub 2017 Apr 26.

A randomised, double-blind clinical phase II trial of the efficacy, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of a single dose combination treatment with artefenomel and piperaquine in adults and children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Macintyre F, Adoke Y, Tiono AB, Duong TT, Mombo-Ngoma G, Bouyou-Akotet M, Tinto H, Bassat Q, Issifou S, Adamy M, Demarest H, Duparc S, Leroy D, Laurijssens BE, Biguenet S, Kibuuka A, Tshefu AK, Smith M, Foster C, Leipoldt I, Kremsner PG, Phuc BQ, Ouedraogo A, Ramharter M; OZ-Piperaquine Study Group.
BMC Med. 2017 Oct 9;15(1):181. doi: 10.1186/s12916-017-0940-3.

A systematic review of the clinical presentation, treatment and relapse characteristics of human Plasmodium ovale malaria.
Groger M, Fischer HS, Veletzky L, Lalremruata A, Ramharter M.
Malar J. 2017 Mar 11;16(1):112. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1759-2

Lack of Association of CD55 Receptor Genetic Variants and Severe Malaria in Ghanaian Children.
Schuldt K, Ehmen C, Sievertsen J, Evans J, May J, Ansong D, Muntau B, Ruge G, Timmann C, Agbenyega T, Horstmann RD, Thye T.
G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Mar 10;7(3):859-864. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.036475.

Arbeitsgruppe Klinische Forschung
2016

Seroprevalence of Toxocara spp. in a rural population in Central African Gabon.
Lötsch F, Obermüller M, Mischlinger J, Mombo-Ngoma G, Groger M, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Schneider R, Auer H, Ramharter M.
Parasitol Int. 2016 Dec;65(6 Pt A):632-634. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2016.09.001. Epub 2016 Sep 2.

Molecular diagnosis of African tick bite fever using eschar swabs in a traveller returning from Tanzania.
Harrison N, Burgmann H, Forstner C, Ramharter M, Széll M, Schötta AM, Stanek G, Markowicz M.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2016 Aug;128(15-16):602-5. doi: 10.1007/s00508-016-1047-0. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Young adolescent girls are at high risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa: an observational multicountry study.
Mombo-Ngoma G, Mackanga JR, González R, Ouedraogo S, Kakolwa MA, Manego RZ, Basra A, Rupérez M, Cot M, Kabanywany AM, Matsiegui PB, Agnandji ST, Vala A, Massougbodji A, Abdulla S, Adegnika AA, Sevene E, Macete E, Yazdanbakhsh M, Kremsner PG, Aponte JJ, Menéndez C, Ramharter M.
BMJ Open. 2016 Jun 29;6(6):e011783. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011783.

A Worldwide Map of Plasmodium falciparum K13-Propeller Polymorphisms.
Ménard D, Khim N, Beghain J, Adegnika AA, Shafiul-Alam M, Amodu O, Rahim-Awab G, Barnadas C, Berry A, Boum Y, Bustos MD, Cao J, Chen JH, Collet L, Cui L, Thakur GD, Dieye A, Djallé D, Dorkenoo MA, Eboumbou-Moukoko CE, Espino FE, Fandeur T, Ferreira-da-Cruz MF, Fola AA, Fuehrer HP, Hassan AM, Herrera S, Hongvanthong B, Houzé S, Ibrahim ML, Jahirul-Karim M, Jiang L, Kano S, Ali-Khan W, Khanthavong M, Kremsner PG, Lacerda M, Leang R, Leelawong M, Li M, Lin K, Mazarati JB, Ménard S, Morlais I, Muhindo-Mavoko H, Musset L, Na-Bangchang K, Nambozi M, Niaré K, Noedl H, Ouédraogo JB, Pillai DR, Pradines B, Quang-Phuc B, Ramharter M, Randrianarivelojosia M, Sattabongkot J, Sheikh-Omar A, Silué KD, Sirima SB, Sutherland C, Syafruddin D, Tahar R, Tang LH, Touré OA, Tshibangu-wa-Tshibangu P, Vigan-Womas I, Warsame M, Wini L, Zakeri S, Kim S, Eam R, Berne L, Khean C, Chy S, Ken M, Loch K, Canier L, Duru V, Legrand E, Barale JC, Stokes B, Straimer J, Witkowski B, Fidock DA, Rogier C, Ringwald P, Ariey F, Mercereau-Puijalon O; KARMA Consortium.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Jun 23;374(25):2453-64. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1513137.

Single dose treatment of malaria - current status and perspectives.
Mischlinger J, Agnandji ST, Ramharter M.
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2016 Jul;14(7):669-78. doi: 10.1080/14787210.2016.1192462. Epub 2016 Jun 7.

Gametocyte carriage in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria following treatment with artemisinin combination therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data.
WWARN Gametocyte Study Group.
BMC Med. 2016 May 24;14:79. doi: 10.1186/s12916-016-0621-7.

The first meeting of the European Register of Cystic Echinococcosis (ERCE).
Rossi P, Tamarozzi F, Galati F, Pozio E, Akhan O, Cretu CM, Vutova K, Siles-Lucas M, Brunetti E, Casulli A; HERACLES extended network.
Parasit Vectors. 2016 Apr 28;9:243. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1532-3.

Intra-cystic concentrations of albendazole-sulphoxide in human cystic echinococcosis: a systematic review and analysis of individual patient data.
Lötsch F, Naderer J, Skuhala T, Groger M, Auer H, Kaczirek K, Waneck F, Ramharter M.
Parasitol Res. 2016 Aug;115(8):2995-3001. doi: 10.1007/s00436-016-5054-x. Epub 2016 Apr 16.

Effect of mild medical hypothermia on in vitro growth of Plasmodium falciparum and the activity of anti-malarial drugs.
Rehman K, Sauerzopf U, Veletzky L, Lötsch F, Groger M, Ramharter M.
Malar J. 2016 Mar 15;15:162. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1215-8.

Mortality, Morbidity, and Developmental Outcomes in Infants Born to Women Who Received Either Mefloquine or Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine as Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: A Cohort Study.
Rupérez M, González R, Mombo-Ngoma G, Kabanywanyi AM, Sevene E, Ouédraogo S, Kakolwa MA, Vala A, Accrombessi M, Briand V, Aponte JJ, Manego Zoleko R, Adegnika AA, Cot M, Kremsner PG, Massougbodji A, Abdulla S, Ramharter M, Macete E, Menéndez C.
PLoS Med. 2016 Feb 23;13(2):e1001964. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001964. eCollection 2016 Feb.

Anaplasmataceae-Specific PCR for Diagnosis and Therapeutic Guidance for Symptomatic Neoehrlichiosis in Immunocompetent Host.
Schwameis M, Auer J, Mitteregger D, Simonitsch-Klupp I, Ramharter M, Burgmann H, Lagler H.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;22(2):281-4. doi: 10.3201/eid2202.141762.

Alterations of blood coagulation in controlled human malaria infection.
Riedl J, Mordmüller B, Koder S, Pabinger I, Kremsner PG, Hoffman SL, Ramharter M, Ay C.
Malar J. 2016 Jan 7;15:15. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-1079-3.

Phase 1 Trials of rVSV Ebola Vaccine in Africa and Europe.
Agnandji ST, Huttner A, Zinser ME, Njuguna P, Dahlke C, Fernandes JF, Yerly S, Dayer JA, Kraehling V, Kasonta R, Adegnika AA, Altfeld M, Auderset F, Bache EB, Biedenkopf N, Borregaard S, Brosnahan JS, Burrow R, Combescure C, Desmeules J, Eickmann M, Fehling SK, Finckh A, Goncalves AR, Grobusch MP, Hooper J, Jambrecina A, Kabwende AL, Kaya G, Kimani D, Lell B, Lemaître B, Lohse AW, Massinga-Loembe M, Matthey A, Mordmüller B, Nolting A, Ogwang C, Ramharter M, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Schmiedel S, Silvera P, Stahl FR, Staines HM, Strecker T, Stubbe HC, Tsofa B, Zaki S, Fast P, Moorthy V, Kaiser L, Krishna S, Becker S, Kieny MP, Bejon P, Kremsner PG, Addo MM, Siegrist CA.
N Engl J Med. 2016 Apr 28;374(17):1647-60. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1502924. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Factors associated with performing tuberculosis screening of HIV-positive patients in Ghana: LASSO-based predictor selection in a large public health data set.
Mueller-Using S, Feldt T, Sarfo FS, Eberhardt KA.
BMC Public Health. 2016 Jul 13;16:563. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3239-y.

CD25+ FoxP3+ Memory CD4 T Cells Are Frequent Targets of HIV Infection In Vivo.
Chachage M, Pollakis G, Kuffour EO, Haase K, Bauer A, Nadai Y, Podola L, Clowes P, Schiemann M, Henkel L, Hoffmann D, Joseph S, Bhuju S, Maboko L, Sarfo FS, Eberhardt K, Hoelscher M, Feldt T, Saathoff E, Geldmacher C.
J Virol. 2016 Sep 29;90(20):8954-67. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00612-16. Print 2016 Oct 15.

Travelers to the FIFA world cup 2014 in Brazil: Health risks related to mass gatherings/sports events and implications for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
Eberhardt KA, Vinnemeier CD, Dehnerdt J, Rolling T, Steffen R, Cramer JP.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2016 May-Jun;14(3):212-20. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2016.05.014. Epub 2016 May 26.

Longitudinal course of ante- and postpartum generalized anxiety symptoms and associated factors in West-African women from Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire.
Barthel D, Kriston L, Barkmann C, Appiah-Poku J, Te Bonle M, Esther Doris KY, Carine Esther BK, Jean Armel KE, Mohammed Y, Osei Y, Fordjour D, Owusu D, Eberhardt KA, Hinz R, Koffi M, N'Goran E, Nguah SB, Tagbor H, Schoppen S, Ehrhardt S, Bindt C; International CDS Study Group.
J Affect Disord. 2016 Jun;197:125-33. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.03.014. Epub 2016 Mar 9.

Artemisinin-based combination therapy for knowlesi malaria.
Ramharter M.
Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;16(2):134-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00475-2. Epub 2015 Nov 19.

Refined Method for Droplet Microfluidics-Enabled Detection of Plasmodium falciparum Encoded Topoisomerase I in Blood from Malaria Patients.
Hede, Marianne Smedegaard; Okorie, Patricia Nkem; Fruekilde, Signe Kirk; Fjelstrup, Soren; Thomsen, Jonas; Franch, Oskar; Tesauro, Cinzia; Bugge, Magnus Tobias; Christiansen, Mette; Picot, Stephane; Loetsch, Felix; Mombo-Ngoma, Ghyslain; Mischlinger, Johannes; Adegnika, Ayola A.; Pedersen, Finn Skou; Ho, Yi-Ping; Petersen, Eskild; Stougaard, Magnus; Ramharter, Michael; Knudsen, Birgitta Ruth
Micromachines (2015), Bd. 6, H. 10, S. 1505-1513

Daptomycin plus fosfomycin, a synergistic combination in experimental implant-associated osteomyelitis due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in rats
Lingscheid T, Poeppl W, Bernitzky D, Veletzky L, Kussmann M, Plasenzotti R, Burgmann H
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Feb;59(2):859-63. doi: 10.1128/AAC.04246-14. Epub 2014 Nov 17.

In vitro activity of immunosuppressive drugs against Plasmodium falciparum.
Veletzky L, Rehman K, Lingscheid T, Poeppl W, Loetsch F, Burgmann H, Ramharter M.
Malar J. 2014 Dec 4;13:476. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-476.

The Prevalence of Sickle Cell Disease and Its Implication for Newborn Screening in Germany (Hamburg Metropolitan Area).
Grosse R, Lukacs Z, Cobos PN, Oyen F, Ehmen C, Muntau B, Timmann C, Noack B.
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jan;63(1):168-70. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25706. Epub 2015 Aug 14.

Arbeitsgruppe Klinische Forschung
2015

Imported malaria in pregnant women: A retrospective pooled analysis.
Käser AK, Arguin PM, Chiodini PL, Smith V, Delmont J, Jiménez BC, Färnert A, Kimura M, Ramharter M, Grobusch MP, Schlagenhauf P.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug;13(4):300-10. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2015.06.011. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

Activity of antimicrobial drugs against bacterial pathogens under mild hypothermic conditions.
Wallmüller C, Herold B, Sterz F, Makristathis A, Ramharter M.
Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Oct;33(10):1445-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.07.005. Epub 2015 Jul 4.

Epidemiology of Human Herpes Virus 8 in Pregnant Women and their Newborns--A cross-sectional delivery survey in Central Gabon.
Capan-Melser M, Mombo-Ngoma G, Akerey-Diop D, Basra A, Manego-Zoleko R, Würbel H, Lötsch F, Groger M, Skoll M, Schwing J, Schipulle U, Matsiegui PB, González R, Menendez C, Kremsner PG, Adegnika AA, Agnandji ST, Ramharter M.
Int J Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;39:16-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2015.08.004. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

Intravenous Artesunate Reduces Parasite Clearance Time, Duration of Intensive Care, and Hospital Treatment in Patients With Severe Malaria in Europe: The TropNet Severe Malaria Study.
Kurth F, Develoux M, Mechain M, Clerinx J, Antinori S, Gjørup IE, Gascon J, Mørch K, Nicastri E, Ramharter M, Bartoloni A, Visser L, Rolling T, Zanger P, Calleri G, Salas-Coronas J, Nielsen H, Just-Nübling G, Neumayr A, Hachfeld A, Schmid ML, Antonini P, Pongratz P, Kern P, Saraiva da Cunha J, Soriano-Arandes A, Schunk M, Suttorp N, Hatz C, Zoller T; TropNet Severe Malaria Investigator Group.
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 1;61(9):1441-4. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ575. Epub 2015 Jul 17.

Economic evaluation of an alternative drug to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine as intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy.
Sicuri E, Fernandes S, Macete E, González R, Mombo-Ngoma G, Massougbodgi A, Abdulla S, Kuwawenaruwa A, Katana A, Desai M, Cot M, Ramharter M, Kremsner P, Slustker L, Aponte J, Hanson K, Menéndez C.
PLoS One. 2015 Apr 27;10(4):e0125072. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0125072. eCollection 2015.

Evaluation of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria against group B Streptococcus colonization in pregnant women: a nested analysis of a randomized controlled clinical trial of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine versus mefloquine.
Capan-Melser M, Mombo Ngoma G, Akerey-Diop D, Basra A, Würbel H, Groger M, Mackanga JR, Zoleko-Manego R, Schipulle U, Schwing J, Lötsch F, Rehman K, Matsiegui PB, Agnandji ST, Adegnika AA, Bélard S, González R, Kremsner PG, Menendez C, Ramharter M.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2015;70(6):1898-902. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkv041. Epub 2015 Feb 25.

Loa loa Infection in Pregnant Women, Gabon.
Mombo-Ngoma G, Mackanga JR, Basra A, Capan M, Manego RZ, Adegnika AA, Lötsch F, Yazdanbakhsh M, González R, Menendez C, Mabika B, Matsiegui PB, Kremsner PG, Ramharter M.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May;21(5):899a-901. doi: 10.3201/eid2105.141471.

Adherence of patients to long-term medication: a cross-sectional study of antihypertensive regimens in Austria.
Lötsch F, Auer-Hackenberg L, Groger M, Rehman K, Morrison V, Holmes E, Parveen S, Plumpton C, Clyne W, de Geest S, Dobbels F, Vrijens B, Kardas P, Hughes D, Ramharter M.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2015 May;127(9-10):379-84. doi: 10.1007/s00508-015-0782-y. Epub 2015 Apr 24.

Baseline data of parasite clearance in patients with falciparum malaria treated with an artemisinin derivative: an individual patient data meta-analysis.
WWARN Parasite Clearance Study Group, Abdulla S, Ashley EA, Bassat Q, Bethell D, Björkman A, Borrmann S, D'Alessandro U, Dahal P, Day NP, Diakite M, Djimde AA, Dondorp AM, Duong S, Edstein MD, Fairhurst RM, Faiz MA, Falade C, Flegg JA, Fogg C, Gonzalez R, Greenwood B, Guérin PJ, Guthmann JP, Hamed K, Hien TT, Htut Y, Juma E, Lim P, Mårtensson A, Mayxay M, Mokuolu OA, Moreira C, Newton P, Noedl H, Nosten F, Ogutu BR, Onyamboko MA, Owusu-Agyei S, Phyo AP, Premji Z, Price RN, Pukrittayakamee S, Ramharter M, Sagara I, Se Y, Suon S, Stepniewska K, Ward SA, White NJ, Winstanley PA.
Malar J. 2015 Sep 22;14:359. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0874-1.

Clinical development of RTS,S/AS malaria vaccine: a systematic review of clinical Phase I-III trials.
Agnandji ST, Fernandes JF, Bache EB, Ramharter M.
Future Microbiol. 2015;10(10):1553-78. doi: 10.2217/fmb.15.90. Epub 2015 Oct 6.

Streptococcus agalactiae Serotype Distribution and Antimicrobial Susceptibility in Pregnant Women in Gabon, Central Africa.
Belard S, Toepfner N, Capan-Melser M, Mombo-Ngoma G, Zoleko-Manego R, Groger M, Matsiegui PB, Agnandji ST, Adegnika AA, González R, Kremsner PG, Menendez C, Ramharter M, Berner R.
Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 25;5:17281. doi: 10.1038/srep17281.

Hepatosplenic Abscesses and Osteomyelitis of the Spine in an Immunocompetent Adult with Cat Scratch Disease.
Knafl D, Lötsch F, Burgmann H, Goliasch G, Poeppl W, Ramharter M, Thalhammer F, Schuster C
Case Rep Infect Dis. 2015;2015:317260. doi: 10.1155/2015/317260. Epub 2015 Oct 21.

Case report: spontaneous rupture of spleen in patient with Plasmodium ovale malaria.
Lemmerer R, Unger M, Voßen M, Forstner C, Jalili A, Starzengruber P, Werzowa J, Ramharter M, Winkler S, Thalhammer F.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2016 Jan;128(1-2):74-7. doi: 10.1007/s00508-015-0888-2. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Neither Single nor a Combination of Routine Laboratory Parameters can Discriminate between Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteremia.
Ratzinger F, Dedeyan M, Rammerstorfer M, Perkmann T, Burgmann H, Makristathis A, Dorffner G, Loetsch F, Blacky A, Ramharter M.
Sci Rep. 2015 Nov 2;5:16008. doi: 10.1038/srep16008.

Population Pharmacokinetics of Pyronaridine in Pediatric Malaria Patients.
Ayyoub A, Methaneethorn J, Ramharter M, Djimde AA, Tekete M, Duparc S, Borghini-Fuhrer I, Shin JS, Fleckenstein L.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Dec 14;60(3):1450-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02004-15.

Helicobacter pylori Infection Is Associated with Higher CD4 T Cell Counts and Lower HIV-1 Viral Loads in ART-Naïve HIV-Positive Patients in Ghana.
Sarfo FS, Eberhardt KA, Dompreh A, Kuffour EO, Soltau M, Schachscheider M, Drexler JF, Eis-Hübinger AM, Häussinger D, Oteng-Seifah EE, Bedu-Addo G, Phillips RO, Norman B, Burchard G, Feldt T.
PLoS One. 2015 Nov 24;10(11):e0143388. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143388. eCollection 2015.

Helicobacter pylori Coinfection Is Associated With Decreased Markers of Immune Activation in ART-Naive HIV-Positive and in HIV-Negative Individuals in Ghana.
Eberhardt KA, Sarfo FS, Dompreh A, Kuffour EO, Geldmacher C, Soltau M, Schachscheider M, Drexler JF, Eis-Hübinger AM, Häussinger D, Bedu-Addo G, Phillips RO, Norman B, Burchard GD, Feldt T.
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 15;61(10):1615-23. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ577. Epub 2015 Jul 20.

Group B Streptococci serotype distribution in pregnant women in Ghana: assessment of potential coverage through future vaccines.
Vinnemeier CD, Brust P, Owusu-Dabo E, Sarpong N, Sarfo EY, Bio Y, Rolling T, Dekker D, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Eberhardt KA, May J, Cramer JP.
Trop Med Int Health. 2015 Nov;20(11):1516-1524. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12589.

CCN1 mutation is associated with atrial septal defect.
Perrot A, Schmitt KR, Roth EM, Stiller B, Posch MG, Browne EN, Timmann C, Horstmann RD, Berger F, Özcelik C.
Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Feb;36(2):295-9. doi: 10.1007/s00246-014-1001-8. Epub 2014 Aug 19.

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Prof. Dr. Michael Ramharter

Phone: +49 40 42818-511
Fax: +49 40 42818-512
E-Mail: ramharter(at)bnitm.de


Secretary:

Levke Harring (-511)

Scientific Staff:

Kirsten A. Eberhardt (-290)
Mirjam Groger (-480)
Rella Manego Zolego (Gabon)
Johannes Mischlinger (-480)
Ghyslain Mombo-Ngoma (Gabon)
Christian Timmann (-516)
Luzia Veletzky (-480)