Holger F Rabenau

Summary

Affiliation: Frankfurt am Main
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of various disinfectants against SARS coronavirus
    H F Rabenau
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Strasse 40, 60596 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 61:107-11. 2005
  2. doi request reprint [Guideline of the German Association for the Control of Viral Diseases (DVV) eV and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for testing chemical disinfectants for effectiveness against viruses in human medicine. Version of 1 December, 2014].
    H F Rabenau
    Mitglieder des Fachausschuss Virusdesinfektion der DVV, Homburg, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 58:493-504. 2015
  3. pmc Does limited virucidal activity of biocides include duck hepatitis B virucidal action?
    Andreas Sauerbrei
    Institute of Virology and Antiviral Chemotherapy, Jena University Clinic, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:276. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Prevention of nosocomial transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from HIV-positive healthcare workers. Recommendations of the German Association for the Control of Viral Diseases (DVV) e.V. and the Society for Virology (GfV) e.V]
    H F Rabenau
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:937-43. 2012
  5. pmc Influenza A (H1N1) 2009: Impact on Frankfurt in due consideration of health care and public health
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:10. 2010
  6. pmc Suitability of vaccinia virus and bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) for determining activities of three commonly-used alcohol-based hand rubs against enveloped viruses
    Gunter Kampf
    Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, KG, Scientific Affairs, Melanchthonstr, 27, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 7:5. 2007
  7. pmc Immunity status of adults and children against poliomyelitis virus type 1 strains CHAT and Sabin (LSc-2ab) in Germany
    Maren Eggers
    Labor Prof, G, Enders and Partner and Institute of Virology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology eV, Stuttgart, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:347. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Verification and validation of diagnostic laboratory tests in clinical virology
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 40:93-8. 2007
  9. pmc Can vaccinia virus be replaced by MVA virus for testing virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants?
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:185. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence- and gender-specific immune response to opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients in Lesotho
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Sex Transm Dis 37:454-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of various disinfectants against SARS coronavirus
    H F Rabenau
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Strasse 40, 60596 Frankfurt, Germany
    J Hosp Infect 61:107-11. 2005
    ..In summary, SARS-CoV can be inactivated quite easily with many commonly used disinfectants...
  2. doi request reprint [Guideline of the German Association for the Control of Viral Diseases (DVV) eV and the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for testing chemical disinfectants for effectiveness against viruses in human medicine. Version of 1 December, 2014].
    H F Rabenau
    Mitglieder des Fachausschuss Virusdesinfektion der DVV, Homburg, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 58:493-504. 2015
  3. pmc Does limited virucidal activity of biocides include duck hepatitis B virucidal action?
    Andreas Sauerbrei
    Institute of Virology and Antiviral Chemotherapy, Jena University Clinic, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:276. 2012
    ..The present study compares the activity of five different biocides against DHBV and the classical test virus for limited virucidal activity, the vaccinia virus strain Lister Elstree (VACV) or the modified vaccinia Ankara strain (MVA)...
  4. doi request reprint [Prevention of nosocomial transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from HIV-positive healthcare workers. Recommendations of the German Association for the Control of Viral Diseases (DVV) e.V. and the Society for Virology (GfV) e.V]
    H F Rabenau
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596, Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:937-43. 2012
    ..Complete compliance with the recommendation almost certainly leads to no HIV transmission risk in patient care...
  5. pmc Influenza A (H1N1) 2009: Impact on Frankfurt in due consideration of health care and public health
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Occup Med Toxicol 5:10. 2010
    ..Most of the countries established infection surveillance systems in order to track the number of (laboratory-confirmed) H1N1 cases, hospitalizations and deaths...
  6. pmc Suitability of vaccinia virus and bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) for determining activities of three commonly-used alcohol-based hand rubs against enveloped viruses
    Gunter Kampf
    Bode Chemie GmbH and Co, KG, Scientific Affairs, Melanchthonstr, 27, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 7:5. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc Immunity status of adults and children against poliomyelitis virus type 1 strains CHAT and Sabin (LSc-2ab) in Germany
    Maren Eggers
    Labor Prof, G, Enders and Partner and Institute of Virology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology eV, Stuttgart, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:347. 2010
    ..In the present study, we assessed potential differences in neutralising antibody titres to Sabin and CHAT in persons with a history of either OPV, IPV, or OPV with IPV booster...
  8. ncbi request reprint Verification and validation of diagnostic laboratory tests in clinical virology
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 40:93-8. 2007
    ..It covers techniques useful for detection of virus specific antibodies, for detection of viral antigens, for detection of viral nucleic acids, and for isolation of viruses on cell cultures in the routine virology laboratory...
  9. pmc Can vaccinia virus be replaced by MVA virus for testing virucidal activity of chemical disinfectants?
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 10:185. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence- and gender-specific immune response to opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients in Lesotho
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Sex Transm Dis 37:454-9. 2010
    ..Furthermore agent-specific immune responses were investigated by analyzing antibody titers against herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and against T. pallidum...
  11. doi request reprint Hand, foot and mouth disease: seroprevalence of Coxsackie A16 and Enterovirus 71 in Germany
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 199:45-51. 2010
    ..Obviously, the manifestation rate, i.e., distinct disease of these infections is low...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Genital herpes and HSV transmission in HIV patients]
    H F Rabenau
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt, Paul Ehrlich Strasse 40, 60596 Frankfurt
    Hautarzt 59:11-2, 14-7. 2008
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the neutralizing and ELISA antibody titres to measles virus in human sera and in gamma globulin preparations
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, University Hospital, Frankfurt Main, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:151-5. 2007
    ..In both antibody tests seropositive specimens revealed a quite good to moderate correlation. Taken together, the measles IgG ELISA is adequately for immunity testing and identifying of seronegative individuals for vaccination...
  14. ncbi request reprint SARS-coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and the safety of a solvent/detergent (S/D) treated immunoglobulin preparation
    H F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Frankfurt am Main University Hospital Medical School, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, D 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Biologicals 33:95-9. 2005
    ..m.b.H., Vienna, Austria) for its capacity to inactivate the SARS-CoV. Our results demonstrate that SARS-CoV was completely inactivated below the limit of detection. This was found to occur within 1 min of SD treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Stability and inactivation of SARS coronavirus
    H F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Frankfurt am Main University Hospital Medical School, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 194:1-6. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, the agents tenacity is considerably higher than that of HCoV-229E, and should SARS re-emerge, increased efforts need to be devoted to questions of environmental hygiene...
  16. ncbi request reprint Laboratory diagnosis of norovirus: which method is the best?
    H F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Intervirology 46:232-8. 2003
    ..4%). All three methods tested (TEM, ELISA and PCR) are useful for epidemiological investigations in gastroenteritis outbreaks; however, to maximize diagnostic validity for individual cases, at least two of the methods should be combined...
  17. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus viruria in bone marrow transplant recipients: lack of correlation with clinical symptoms
    H F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Clinic, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Infection 30:91-3. 2002
    ..Human polyomavirus (HPV) infection is controversially discussed as a factor influencing the outcome of bone marrow transplantation (BMT)...
  18. doi request reprint Determination of risk of infection with blood-borne pathogens following a needlestick injury in hospital workers
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:615-22. 2008
    ..Individual risk assessments were calculated for exposed HCWs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Cobas AmpliPrep/Cobas Amplicor HIV-1 Monitor Ultrasensitive Test: comparison with the Cobas Amplicor HIV-1 Monitor test (manual specimen preparation)
    Annemarie Berger
    Institute for Medical Virology, J W Goethe University Hospital, Paul Ehrlich Street 40, D 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 25:S103-7. 2002
    ..In comparison to the assay with manual extraction, no significant difference in HIV-1 RNA copy numbers was observed...
  20. doi request reprint Needlestick injuries among health care workers: occupational hazard or avoidable hazard?
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:486-92. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the mechanisms and preventability of occupational percutaneous blood exposure of healthcare workers through needlestick injuries and to discuss rational strategies for prevention...
  21. doi request reprint Needlestick injuries among German medical students: time to take a different approach?
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt
    Med Educ 42:742-5. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the mechanisms whereby medical students experience occupational percutaneous blood exposure through NSIs and to discuss rational strategies for prevention...
  22. doi request reprint Epidemiology of human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in an urban region of Germany: what has changed?
    Paul R Lübeck
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 199:53-60. 2010
    ..The decline varied between different age-groups. HCMV prevalence correlates with the type of health insurance, gender, age, and HIV-status...
  23. pmc Reliability of medical students' vaccination histories for immunisable diseases
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:121. 2008
    ..Medical students come into contact with infectious diseases early on their career. Immunity against vaccine-preventable diseases is therefore vital for both medical students and the patients with whom they come into contact...
  24. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus types 1 and type 2 in the Frankfurt am Main area, Germany
    H F Rabenau
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 190:153-60. 2002
    ..The same is true when investigating HSV-1 seroprevalence rates in HSV-2-seropositive or -negative individuals, retrospectively...
  25. pmc Attitudes of influenza-vaccinated health care workers toward masks to prevent nosocomial transmission of influenza
    Christian Brandt
    Institute of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 5:61-6. 2011
    ..Influenza viruses are highly contagious. Health care workers (HCWs) are at risk of occupational exposure to influenza and may transmit the infection to their patients and coworkers...
  26. doi request reprint Occupational exposures to bloodborne viruses among German dental professionals and students in a clinical setting
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:77-83. 2010
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Healthcare workers' perceptions of mandatory vaccination: results of an anonymous survey in a German University Hospital
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1066-9. 2010
    ..4%) of 1,215 respondents supported mandatory vaccinations for HCWs in general. However, acceptance of mandatory vaccination varied significantly between physicians and nurses and also depended on the targeted disease...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and prevention of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a German university hospital
    Sabine Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:347-54. 2008
    ..Needlestick injuries can be prevented by safer devices...
  29. pmc In vitro replication of varicella-zoster virus in human retinal pigment epithelial cells
    Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, D 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2122-4. 2008
    ..Depending on the CPE dissemination, high titers of up to 1.6 x 10(6) PFU of cell-free and cryostable VZV/ml can be recovered...
  30. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of enterovirus infection by automated RNA extraction and real-time fluorescence PCR
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, JWG University Frankfurt, D 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Clin Virol 25:155-64. 2002
    ..Molecular detection has been shown to be superior to tissue culture for the detection of enteroviruses in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) specimens...
  31. ncbi request reprint West Nile virus infection induces interferon signalling in human retinal pigment epithelial cells
    Jindrich Cinatl
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:645-51. 2006
    ..The authors therefore established the first model of ocular WNV infection and investigated interaction of WNV with IFN signal-transduction mechanisms...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the new LCx HIV RNA quantitative assay: comparison with the Cobas Amplicor HIV Monitor assay
    A Berger
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 190:129-34. 2001
    ..The results of the remaining samples showed a higher degree of variation (when testing four replicates of the subtype panel) than the LCx of 14.2-40.3%. Nevertheless, the results were comparable with the LCx data...
  33. ncbi request reprint Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus seroprevalence in selected german patients: evaluation by different test systems
    W Preiser
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 190:121-7. 2001
    ..Despite the lack of a "gold standard" for KSHV antibody detection, the fact that the results obtained overall agreed rather well indicates their suitability for conducting seroepidemiological studies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Enterovirus infections in Germany: comparative evaluation of different laboratory diagnostic methods
    S Buxbaum
    Institute for Medical Virology, JW Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Infection 29:138-42. 2001
    ..Serologically, a significant rise in antibody titer may be detected and different enteroviral types can be differentiated using the neutralization assay...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of diagnostic methods for the detection of cytomegalovirus in recipients of allogeneic stem cell transplants
    W Preiser
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main 60054, Germany
    J Clin Virol 20:59-70. 2001
    ..Although several diagnostic methods are available for the surveillance of patients at risk of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection and disease, little data is available on their comparative performances in the diagnostic setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 in Germany: what has changed?
    S Buxbaum
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 192:177-81. 2003
    ..We found that seroprevalences have not changed over the last 25 years and that neurological HSV diseases are rare. However, as in the USA, a significant percentage of herpes genitalis is caused by HSV-1 in Germany...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prions and orthopedic surgery
    H W Doerr
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, D 60596 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Infection 31:163-71. 2003
    ..The overall risk of prion transmission in orthopedic surgery is considered very low if adequately prepared and sterilized materials and devices are used...
  38. ncbi request reprint Acute retinal necrosis six years after herpes simplex encephalitis: an elusive immune deficit suggested by insufficient test sensitivity
    W Preiser
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Med Virol 73:250-5. 2004
    ..Unless this potential problem is recognised, serious consequences might possibly result. We therefore urge virologists and clinicians to exercise great care if highly specific antibody assays based on recombinant proteins are employed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Infection of cultured intestinal epithelial cells with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus
    J Cinatl
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, 60596, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cell Mol Life Sci 61:2100-12. 2004
    ..In both cell lines, SARS-CoV infection deregulated expression of cellular genes which may be important for the intestinal pathogenesis of SARS...
  40. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological analysis of immunity to poliovirus after termination of an era of vaccination with OPV in Germany. An analysis of the German Association Against Viral Diseases (DVV)
    S Franck
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Zentralbl Bakteriol 289:475-81. 1999
    ..However, a good immunity to all 3 serotypes was not achieved by primary vaccination. The objective of a global eradication of poliomyelitis has not yet been be achieved. Great problems still exist, especially in Africa and Asia...
  41. ncbi request reprint Antiviral and immunomodulatory activity of the metal chelator ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid against cytomegalovirus in vitro and in vivo
    J U Vogel
    Institut fur Medizinische Virologie, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Paul Ehrlich Str 40, D 60596 a M, Frankfurt, Germany
    Antiviral Res 55:179-88. 2002
    ..Since immunopathological factors may play a significant role in HCMV disease it will be of interest to further study whether EDDS is effective in terms of modulation of inflammatory responses to HCMV infections...
  42. pmc Deficiency of immunity to poliovirus type 3: a lurking danger?
    Claudia Reinheimer
    Institute for Medical Virology, University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 12:24. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint First transmission of human immunodeficiency virus Type 1 by a cellular blood product after mandatory nucleic acid screening in Germany
    Michael Schmidt
    Institute of Transfusion Medicine and Immunohematology, German Red Cross, and the Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Transfusion 49:1836-44. 2009
    ..The transfusion-transmitted infection had been identified by a donor-related lookback started in April 2007 after anti-HIV seroconversion...
  44. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of an automated PCR assay for the quantification of cytomegalovirus DNA in plasma
    W Preiser
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Paul Ehrlich Strasse 40, D 60596, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Virol Methods 101:149-57. 2002
    ..992. On balance, the test has acceptable within-run and between-run reproducibility. It therefore allows the comparison of results obtained at different time-points as well as in different laboratories, e.g. in multi-centre studies...
  45. pmc Human cytomegalovirus infection in tumor cells of the nervous system is not detectable with standardized pathologico-virological diagnostics
    Peter Baumgarten
    Neurological Institute Edinger Institute, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany P B, T S, L J, A K B, Mi M Institute of Medical Virology, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Ma M, F R, H F R, A B, R A, J C German Cancer Consortium, Heidelberg, Germany J P S, Mi M German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany J P S, Mi M Department of Neurosurgery, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany K F, V S Senckenberg Institute of Neurooncology, University of Frankfurt am Main, Germany K F, J P S
    Neuro Oncol 16:1469-77. 2014
    ..Here, we present the first study that systematically investigates HCMV infection in human nervous system tumors by highly sensitive immunohistochemistry in correlation with the HCMV serostatus of the patients...
  46. pmc Evaluation of a virucidal quantitative carrier test for surface disinfectants
    Holger F Rabenau
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e86128. 2014
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective and safe ambulatory long-term immunoprophylaxis with intramuscular instead of intravenous hepatitis B immunoglobulin to prevent reinfection after orthotopic liver transplantation
    Dominik Faust
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Clin Transplant 17:254-8. 2003
    ..v.) HBIG are found to be extremely high. We therefore studied patients' outcome (i) after a switch from i.v. to i.m. HBIG and (ii) the outcome after the patients were initially treated with i.m. HBIG after discharge from the hospital...
  48. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical outcome of cytomegalovirus transmission via breast milk in preterm infants </=31 weeks
    Horst Buxmann
    Department of Neonatology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Acta Paediatr 98:270-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate incidence, timing and clinical relevance of acquired human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) infection in preterm infants...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Influenza: acceptance of vaccination by healthcare personnel. Evaluation of the influenza season 2006/2007]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1683-7. 2007
    ..However, the acceptance rate of influenza vaccination within medical personnel is low. This account describes reasons why the vaccination rate remains inadequate and how it could be improved...
  50. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination compliance among health care workers in a German university hospital
    S Wicker
    Occupational Health Service, University Hospital, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Infection 37:197-202. 2009
    ..However, acceptance of the influenza vaccination by medical personnel is low...
  51. ncbi request reprint An epidemiological study of HIV-infections in Frankfurt/Main and other major cities in Germany
    I L Giesser
    Institute for Medical Virology, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe-University of Medicine, Frankfurt/Main
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 203:393-9. 2001
    ..5%. The general gender proportion (3:1) could not be reflected by AIDS-defining diseases of which NHL (non-Hodgkin-lymphoma) seems to have the shortest time-span (6.5 months) between the occurrence of illness and death...
  52. doi request reprint [HIV testing after needlestick injury: must the index patient be informed?]
    S Wicker
    Betriebsärztlicher Dienst, Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat Frankfurt
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:1517-20. 2008
    ..The protection of health care workers should be given priority over the right of the index patient "not wanting to know" about his/her infection status...