Publications 2013

1. Sirdah MM, Sievertsen J, Al-Yazji MS, Tarazi IS, Al-Haddad RM, Horstmann RD, Timmann C. The spectrum of B-thalassemia mutations in Gaza Strip, Palestine. Blood Cells Mol Dis. 2013.

2. Yoder AM, Sorensen JA, Foster F, Myers M, Murphy D, Cook G, May J, Jenkins P. Selecting target populations for ROPS retrofit programs in Pennsylvania J Agric Saf Health. 2013.

3. Rolling T, Agbenyega T, Issifou S, Adegnika AA, Sylverken J, Spahlinger D, Ansong D, Löhr SJ, Burchard GD, May J, Mordmüller B, Krishna S, Kremsner PG, Cramer JP. Delayed hemolysis after treatment with parenteral artesunate in African children with severe malaria – a double-center prospective study. J Infect Dis. 2013.

4. Krumkamp R, Sarpong N, Kreuels B, Ehlkes L, Loag W, Schwarz NG, Zeeb H, Adu-Sarkodie Y, May J. Health care Utilization and symptom severity in Ghanian children- a cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2013.

5. May J, Carey TA, Curry R. Social determinants of health: whose responsibility? Aust J Rural Health. 2013

6. Frickmann H, Hänle A, Essig A, Dekker D, Boahen K, Acquah S, Sarpong N, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Schwarz NG, May J, Marks F, Hagen RM, Poppert S. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for rapid identification of Salmonella ssp. From agar and blood culture broth –an option for the tropics? Int J Med Microbiol. 2013.

7. Frickmann H, Dekker D, Boahen K, Acquah S, Sarpong N, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Schwarz NG, May J, Marks F, Poppert S, Wiemer DF, Hagen RM. Increased detection of invasive enteropathogenic bacteria in pre-incubated blood culture materials by real-time PCR in comparison with automated incubation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scand J Infect Dis. 2013.

8. Frickmann H, Schwarz NG, Girmann M, Hagen RM, Poppert S, Crusius S, Podbielski A, Heriniaina JN, Razafindrabe T, Rakotondrainiarivelo JP, May J, Rakotozandrindrainy R. Serological survey of HIV and syphilis in pregnant women in Madagascar. Trop Med Int Health. 2013

9. Eckerle I, Müller MA, Kallies S, Gotthardt DN, Drosten C. . In-vitro renal epithelial cell infection reveals a viral kidney tropism as a potential mechanism for acute renal failure during Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus infection. Virol J. 2013.

10. Reusken C, Ababneh M, Raj V, Meyer B, Eljarah A, Abutarbush S, Godeke G, Bestebroer T, Zutt I, Muller M, Bosch B, Rottier P, Osterhaus A, Drosten C, Haagmans B, Koopmans M. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) serology in major livestock species in an affected region in Jordan, June to September 2013. Euro Surveill. 2013.

11. Weis M, Behner L, Hoffmann M, Krüger N, Herrler G, Drosten C, Drexler JF, Dietzel E, Maisner A. Characterization of African bat henipavirus GH-M74a glycoproteins. J Gen Virol. 2013.

12. Pauli G, Bauerfeind U, Blümel J, Burger R, Drosten C, Gröner A, Gürtler L, Heiden M, Hildebrandt M, Jansen B, Montag-Lessing T, Offergeld R, Seitz R, Schlenkrich U, Schottstedt V, Strobel J, Willkommen H. West nile virus. Transfus Med Hemother. 2013.

13. Hocke AC, Becher A, Knepper J, Peter A, Holland G, Tönnies M, Bauer TT, Schneider P, Neudecker J, Muth D, Wendtner CM, Rückert JC, Drosten C, Gruber AD, Laue M, Suttorp N, Hippenstiel S, Wolff T. Emerging human middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus causes widespread infection and alveolar damage in human lungs. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013.

14. Marklewitz M, Zirkel F, Rwego IB, Heidemann H, Trippner P, Kurth A, Kallies R, Briese T, Lipkin WI, Drosten C, Gillespie TR, Junglen S. Discovery of a unique novel clade of mosquito-associated bunyaviruses. J Virol. 2013.

15. Krüger N, Hoffmann M, Weis M, Drexler JF, Müller MA, Winter C, Corman VM, Gützkow T, Drosten C, Maisner A, Herrler G. Surface glycoproteins of an African henipavirus induce syncytium formation in a cell line derived from an African fruit bat, Hypsignathus monstrosus. J Virol. 2013.

16. Drexler JF, Geipel A, König A, Corman VM, van Riel D, Leijten LM, Bremer CM, Rasche A, Cottontail VM, Maganga GD, Schlegel M, Müller MA, Adam A, Klose SM, Carneiro AJ, Stöcker A, Franke CR, Gloza-Rausch F, Geyer J, Annan A, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Oppong S, Binger T, Vallo P, Tschapka M, Ulrich RG, Gerlich WH, Leroy E, Kuiken T, Glebe D, Drosten C. Bats carry pathogenic hepadnaviruses antigenically related to hepatitis B virus and capable of infecting human hepatocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013.

17. Niemeyer D, Zillinger T, Muth D, Zielecki F, Horvath G, Suliman T, Barchet W, Weber F, Drosten C, Müller MA. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus accessory protein 4a is a type I interferon antagonist. J Virol. 2013.

18. Hoffmann M, Müller MA, Drexler JF, Glende J, Erdt M, Gützkow T, Losemann C, Binger T, Deng H, Schwegmann-Weßels C, Esser KH, Drosten C, Differential sensitivity of bat cells to infection by enveloped RNA viruses: coronaviruses, paramyxoviruses, filoviruses, and influenza viruses. Herrler G. PLoS One. 2013.

19. Reusken CB, Haagmans BL, Müller MA, Gutierrez C, Godeke GJ, Meyer B, Muth D, Raj VS, Smits-De Vries L, Corman VM, Drexler JF, Smits SL, El Tahir YE, De Sousa R, van Beek J, Nowotny N, van Maanen K, Hidalgo-Hermoso E, Bosch BJ, Rottier P, Osterhaus A, Gortázar-Schmidt C, Drosten C, Koopmans MP. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus neutralising serum antibodies in dromedary camels: a comparative serological study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013.

20. Guberina H, Witzke O, Timm J, Dittmer U, Müller MA, Drosten C, Bonin F. A patient with severe respiratory failure caused by novel human coronavirus. Infection. 2013

21. Drosten C. Is MERS another SARS? Lancet Infect Dis. 2013.

22. Gläsker S, Lulla A, Lulla V, Couderc T, Drexler JF, Liljeström P, Lecuit M, Drosten C, Merits A, Kümmerer BM. Virus replicon particle based Chikungunya virus neutralization assay using Gaussia luciferase as readout. Virol J. 2013.

23. Drosten C, Seilmaier M, Corman VM, Hartmann W, Scheible G, Sack S, Guggemos W, Kallies R, Muth D, Junglen S, Müller MA, Haas W, Guberina H, Röhnisch T, Schmid-Wendtner M, Aldabbagh S, Dittmer U, Gold H, Graf P, Bonin F, Rambaut A, Wendtner CM. . Clinical features and virological analysis of a case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection. Lancet Infect Dis. 2013.

24. Kopp A, Gillespie TR, Hobelsberger D, Estrada A, Harper JM, Miller RA, Eckerle I, Müller MA, Podsiadlowski L, Leendertz FH, Drosten C, Junglen S. . Provenance and geographic spread of St. Louis encephalitis virus. MBio. 2013.

25. Feldt T, Sarfo FS, Zoufaly A, Phillips RO, Burchard G, van Lunzen J, Jochum J, Chadwick D, Awasom C, Claussen L, Drosten C, Drexler JF, Eis-Hübinger AM. Hepatitis E virus infections in HIV-infected patients in Ghana and Cameroon. J Clin Virol. 2013.

26. de Groot RJ, Baker SC, Baric RS, Brown CS, Drosten C, Enjuanes L, Fouchier RA, Galiano M, Gorbalenya AE, Memish ZA, Perlman S, Poon LL, Snijder EJ, Stephens GM, Woo PC, Zaki AM, Zambon M, Ziebuhr J. .Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV): announcement of the Coronavirus Study Group. J Virol. 2013.

27. Gürtler L, Bauerfeind U, Blümel J, Burger R, Drosten C, Gröner A, Heiden M, Hildebrandt M, Jansen B, Montag-Lessing T, Offergeld R, Pauli G, Seitz R, Schlenkrich U, Schottstedt V, Strobel J, Willkommen H. Arbonematodes – nematode infections transmissible by arthropods: arbeitskreis blut, untergruppe «bewertung blutassoziierter krankheitserreger»*. Transfus Med Hemother. 2013.

28. Eckerle I, Keller-Stanislawski B, Santibanez S, Buderus S, Hillmann M, Drosten C, Eis-Hübinger AM. Nonfebrile seizures after mumps, measles, rubella, and varicella-zoster virus combination vaccination with detection of measles virus RNA in serum, throat, and urine. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2013.

29. Lekana-Douki SE, Mouinga-Ondémé A, Nkoghe D, Drosten C, Drexler JF, Kazanji M, Leroy EM. Early introduction and delayed dissemination of pandemic influenza, Gabon. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013.

30. Annan A, Baldwin HJ, Corman VM, Klose SM, Owusu M, Nkrumah EE, Badu EK, Anti P, Agbenyega O, Meyer B, Oppong S, Sarkodie YA, Kalko EK, Lina PH, Godlevska EV, Reusken C, Seebens A, Gloza-Rausch F, Vallo P, Tschapka M, Drosten C, Drexler JF. Human betacoronavirus 2c EMC/2012-related viruses in bats, Ghana and Europe. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013.

31. Corman VM, Eickmann M, Landt O, Bleicker T, Brünink S, Eschbach-Bludau M, Matrosovich M, Becker S, Drosten C. Specific detection by real-time reverse-transcription PCR assays of a novel avian influenza A(H7N9) strain associated with human spillover infections in China. Euro Surveill. 2013.

32. Reusken C, Mou H, Godeke GJ, van der Hoek L, Meyer B, Müller MA, Haagmans B, de Sousa R, Schuurman N, Dittmer U, Rottier P, Osterhaus A, Drosten C, Bosch BJ, Koopmans M. Specific serology for emerging human coronaviruses by protein microarray. Euro Surveill. 2013.

33. Zirkel F, Roth H, Kurth A, Drosten C, Ziebuhr J, Junglen S. Identification and characterization of genetically divergent members of the newly established family Mesoniviridae. J Virol. 2013

34. Maganga GD, Verrier D, Zerbinati RM, Drosten C, Drexler JF, Leroy EM. Molecular typing of PPRV strains detected during an outbreak in sheep and goats in south-eastern Gabon in 2011. Virol J. 2013.

35. Raj VS, Mou H, Smits SL, Dekkers DH, Müller MA, Dijkman R, Muth D, Demmers JA, Zaki A, Fouchier RA, Thiel V, Drosten C, Rottier PJ, Osterhaus AD, Bosch BJ, Haagmans BL. Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 is a functional receptor for the emerging human coronavirus-EMC. Nature. 2013.

36. Gierer S, Bertram S, Kaup F, Wrensch F, Heurich A, Krämer-Kühl A, Welsch K, Winkler M, Meyer B, Drosten C, Dittmer U, von Hahn T, Simmons G, Hofmann H, 5. Pöhlmann S. The spike protein of the emerging betacoronavirus EMC uses a novel coronavirus receptor for entry, can be activated by TMPRSS2, and is targeted by neutralizing antibodies. J Virol. 2013.

37. Buchholz U, Müller MA, Nitsche A, Sanewski A, Wevering N, Bauer-Balci T, Bonin F, Drosten C, Schweiger B, Wolff T, Muth D, Meyer B, Buda S, Krause G, Schaade L, Haas W. Contact investigation of a case of human novel coronavirus infection treated in a German hospital, October-November 2012. Euro Surveill. 2013.

38. Kindler E, Jónsdóttir HR, Muth D, Hamming OJ, Hartmann R, Rodriguez R, Geffers R, Fouchier RA, Drosten C, Müller MA, Dijkman R, Thiel V. Efficient replication of the novel human betacoronavirus EMC on primary human epithelium highlights its zoonotic potential. MBio. 2013.

39. Deeks S, Drosten C, Picker L, Subbarao K, Suzich J. Roadblocks to translational challenges on viral pathogenesis. Nat Med. 2013.

40. Nartey R, Owusu-Dabo E, Kruppa T, Baffour-Awuah S, Annan A, Oppong S, Becker N, Obiri-Danso K. Use of Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis as a viable option in an Integrated Malaria Vector Control Programme in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2013.

41. Krumkamp R, Sarpong N, Kreuels B, Ehlkes L, Loag W, Schwarz NG, Zeeb H, Adu-Sarkodie Y, May J. Health care utilization and symptom severity in Ghanaian children–a cross-sectional study. PLoS One. 2013.

42. Drexler JF, Geipel A, König A, Corman VM, van Riel D, Leijten LM, Bremer CM, Rasche A, Cottontail VM, Maganga GD, Schlegel M, Müller MA, Adam A, Klose SM, Carneiro AJ, Stöcker A, Franke CR, Gloza-Rausch F, Geyer J, Annan A, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Oppong S, Binger T, Vallo P, Tschapka M, Ulrich RG, Gerlich WH, Leroy E, Kuiken T, Glebe D, Drosten C. Bats carry pathogenic hepadnaviruses antigenically related to hepatitis B virus and capable of infecting human hepatocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013.

43. Drexler JF, Corman VM, Müller MA, Lukashev AN, Gmyl A, Coutard B, Adam A, Ritz D, Leijten LM, van Riel D, Kallies R, Klose SM, Gloza-Rausch F, Binger T, Annan A, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Oppong S, Bourgarel M, Rupp D, Hoffmann B, Schlegel M, Kümmerer BM, Krüger DH, Schmidt-Chanasit J, Setién AA, Cottontail VM, Hemachudha T, Wacharapluesadee S, Osterrieder K, Bartenschlager R, Matthee S, Beer M, Kuiken T, Reusken C, Leroy EM, Ulrich RG, Drosten C. Evidence for novel hepaciviruses in rodents. PLoS Pathog. 2013.

44. Frickmann H, Hänle A, Essig A, Dekker D, Boahen K, Acquah S, Sarpong N, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Schwarz NG, May J, Marks F, Hagen RM, Poppert S. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) for rapid identification of Salmonella spp. from agar and blood culture broth–an option for the tropics? Int J Med Microbiol. 2013

45. Frickmann H, Dekker D, Boahen K, Acquah S, Sarpong N, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Schwarz NG, May J, Marks F, Poppert S, Wiemer DF, Hagen RM. Increased detection of invasive enteropathogenic bacteria in pre-incubated blood culture materials by real-time PCR in comparison with automated incubation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Scand J Infect Dis. 2013

46. Feglo P, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Ayisi L, Jain R, Spurbeck RR, Springman AC, Engleberg NC, Newton DW, Xi C, Walk ST. Emergence of a novel extended-spectrum-β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing, fluoroquinolone-resistant clone of extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli in Kumasi, Ghana. J Clin Microbiol. 2013

47. Vandelannoote K, Jordaens K, Bomans P, Leirs H, Durnez L, Affolabi D, Sopoh G, Aguiar J, Phanzu DM, Kibadi K, Eyangoh S, Manou LB, Phillips RO, Adjei O, Ablordey A, Rigouts L, Portaels F, Eddyani M, de Jong BC. Insertion Sequence Element Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Typing Provides Insights into the Population Structure and Evolution of Mycobacterium ulcerans across Africa. Appl Environ Microbiol Epub 2013

48. Kang H, Kreuels B, Adjei O, Krumkamp R, May J, Small DS. The causal effect of malaria on stunting: a Mendelian randomization and matching approach. Int J Epidemiol. 2013