Our publications at a glance

  • 2022

    • Prevalence and Antibiotic Resistance in Campylobacter spp. isolated from humans and food-producing animals in West Africa: a systemic review and meta-analysis.

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      • Pathogens 2022 24;11(2):140.10.3390/11020140
    • Epidemiology of Plasmids in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae with acquired Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Genes isolated from chronic wounds in Ghana.

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      • Antibiotics 2022.11,689. Doi10.3390
  • 2021

    • Clonal Clusters, Molecular Resistance Mechanisms and Virulence Factors of Gram-Negative Bacteria Isolated from Chronic Wounds in Ghana.

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      • Antibiotics 2021, 10, 339. https://doi.org/10.3390/ antibiotics10030339
    • Antimicrobial usage in commercial and domestic poultry farming in two communities in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

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      • MDPI Antibiotics 2021, 10,800. Doi10.3390
    • Clonal Clusters, Molecular Resistance Mechanisms and Virulence Factors of Gram-Negative Bacteria Isolated from Chronic Wounds in Ghana.

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      • Antibiotics 2021, 10, 339. https://doi.org/10.3390/ antibiotics10030339
    • Study of enteric pathogens among children in the tropics and effects of prolonged storage of stool samples.

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      • Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 2021 doi:10.1111/Lam.13457
    • Classification of Salmonella enterica of the (Para) Typhoid fever Group by Fourier-Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectroscopy.

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      • Microorganisms 2021 15;9(4):853. Doi:10.3390
  • 2020

    • The genomic epidemiology of multi-drug resistant nontyphoidal Salmonella causing invasive disease in sub-Saharan Africa.

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      • Doi 10.1101/2020.12.11.422246
    • Molecular Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from chronic wounds in rural Ghana.

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      • MDPI 2020, 8,2052;doi:10.3390/microorganisms8122052
    • Regional Variation of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Enterobacterales, Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Salmonella enterica and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Among Febrile Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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      • Front Microbiol 2020;11:567235; doi:10.3389
    • Spectrum of antibiotic resistant bacteria and fungi isolated from chronically infected wounds in a rural district hospital in Ghana.

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      • PlosOne 2020.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237263. PubMed PMID: 32764812; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7413558
  • 2019

    • Multicountry Distribution and Characterization of Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-associated Gram-negative bacteria from Bloodstream Infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 30;69(Suppl 6):S449-S458.doi:10.1093/cid/ciz450. PubMed PMID: 31665776; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6821266
    • Emergence of phylogenetically diverse and fluoroquinolone resistant Salmonella Enteritidis as a cause of invasive nontyphoidal Salmonella disease in Ghana.

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      • PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 Jun 20;13(6):e0007485.doi10.1371/journal.pntd.0007485. PubMed PMID: 31220112; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6605661
    • Fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella enterica, Campylobacter and Arcobacter butzleri from local and imported poultry meat in Kumasi, Ghana.

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      • Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2019 May;16(5):352-358.doi10.1089/fpd.2018.2562. PubMed PMID: 30907631; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6529854
    • Epidemiology and antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella enterica bloodstream isolates among febrile children in a rural district northeastern Tanzania: a cross-sectional study.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Mar 7;68(Supplement2):S177-S182.doi:10.1093/cid/ciy1126. PubMed PMID: 30845323; PubMed Central: PMCID:
  • 2018

    • Loop-mediated isothermal amplification-based detection of typhoid fever on an automated Genie II Mk2 system – a case-control-based approach.

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      • Acta Trop. 2018 Dec 5;190:293-295.doi10.1016/j.actatropica. 2018.12.004. PubMed PMID: 30528158
    • The Phylogeography and incidence of multi-drug resistant typhoid fever in sub-Saharan Africa.

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      • Nat Commun, 2018 Nov 30;9(1):5094.doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07370-z. PubMed PMID: 30504848; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6269545
    • Fever Without Source (FWS) Study Group. Malaria Coinfections in Febrile Pediatric Inpatients: A Hospital-Based Study from Ghana.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2018; 66(12):1838-1845.doi10.1093/cid/cix1120. PubMed PMID: 29408951; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5982794
    • Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in local and imported poultry meat in Ghana.

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      • Vet Microbiol. 2018 Ap; 217:7-12.doi:10.1016/j. vetmic.2018.02.023. PubMed PMID: 29615260
    • Malaria co-infections in febrile paediatric inpatients: a hospital-based study from Ghana.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 2. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix1120.2018. PubMed PMID: 29408951; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5982794
    • Characterization of Salmonella enterica from invasive bloodstream infections and water sources in rural Ghana

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      • BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 19;18(1):47.doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-2957-4. PubMed PMID: 29351771; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5775569
  • 2017

    • Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus among children in the Ashanti region of Ghana.

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      • PLoS ONE 2017 12(1): e0170320.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170320. PubMed PMID: 28107412; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5249101
    • Incidence of invasive Salmonella disease in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicentre population-based surveillance study.

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      • Lancet Glob Health. 2017 Mar;5(3):e310-e323.doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30022-0. PubMed PMID: 28193398; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5316558
  • 2016

    • Extended spectrum beta-lactamases producing Enterobacteriaceae causing bloodstream infections in rural Ghana, 2007-2012.

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      • Int J Med Microbiol. 2016 Jun;306(4):249-54.doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2016.05.006. PubMed PMID: 27222489
    • Antibiotic resistance and clonal diversity of invasive Staphylococcus aureus in the rural Ashanti Region, Ghana.

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      • BMC Infect Dis 2016 16:7 20.doi 10,1186/s 12879-016-2048-3. PubMed PMID: 27899074; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5129674
    • Validation and Identification of Invasive Salmonella Serotypes in Sub-Saharan Africa by Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62 Suppl 1:S80-2.doi:10.1093/cid/Civ782. PubMed PMID: 26933026
    • Detection of a Novel gyrB Mutation Associated With Fluoroquinolone-Nonsusceptible Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium Isolated From a Bloodstream Infection in Ghana.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62 Suppl 1:S47-9.doi:10.1093/cid/civ790 PubMed PMID: 26933021
    • A Multicountry Molecular Analysis of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi With Reduced Susceptibility to Ciprofloxacin in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62 Suppl 1:S42-6.doi:10.1093/cid/cif788 PubMed PMID: 26933020; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4772832
    • The Emergence of Reduced Ciprofloxacin Susceptibility in Salmonella enterica causing bloodstream Infections in Rural Ghana.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62 Suppl 1:S32-6.doi10.1093/cid/civ757. PubMed PMID: 26933017.
    • Variations of Invasive Salmonella Infections by Population Size in Asante Akim Municipal, Ghana.

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      • Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62 Suppl 1:S17-22.doi10.1093/cid/civ787. PubMed PMID: 26933015
  • 2015

    • 16S rRNA Gene Sequence-Based Identification of Bacteria in Automatically Incubated Blood Culture Materials from Tropical Sub-Saharan Africa

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      • PLoS ONE. 2015 Aug 13;10(8):e0135923.doi:10.1371/joirnal.pone.0135923 PubMed PMID: 26270631; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4535881 [*contributed equally]
    • Drinking water from dug wells in rural Ghana--Salmonella contamination, environmental factors, and genotypes.

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      • Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Mar 27;12(4):3535-46.doi:10.3390/ijerph120403535. PubMed PMID: 25826395; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4410201
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Research Group Leader

Dr. Denise Dekker

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Fax: +49 40 285380-512

E-Mail: dekker@bnitm.de

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