D Duh

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Affiliation: University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi Evaluation of an indirect fluorescence immunoassay for the detection of serum antibodies against Babesia divergens in humans
    D Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Parasitology 134:179-85. 2007
  2. doi Rickettsia hoogstraalii sp. nov., isolated from hard- and soft-bodied ticks
    Darja Duh
    University of Ljubljana, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:977-84. 2010
  3. pmc The complete genome sequence of a Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus isolated from an endemic region in Kosovo
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virol J 5:7. 2008
  4. ncbi Molecular detection of Theileria sp. in ticks and naturally infected sheep
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vet Parasitol 151:327-31. 2008
  5. ncbi Molecular identification of Rickettsia felis-like bacteria in Haemaphysalis sulcata ticks collected from domestic animals in southern Croatia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:347-51. 2006
  6. pmc Cervids as Babesiae hosts, Slovenia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1121-3. 2005
  7. pmc Diversity of Babesia Infecting European sheep ticks (Ixodes ricinus)
    D Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3395-7. 2001
  8. ncbi Detection of rickettsiae in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Slovenia
    Katarina Prosenc
    Institute for Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:201-4. 2003
  9. ncbi Novel one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and specific diagnosis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever encountered in the Balkans
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Virol Methods 133:175-9. 2006
  10. pmc Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ticks in Slovenia
    Katja Strasek Smrdel
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Zaloska 4, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Parasit Vectors 3:102. 2010

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  1. ncbi Evaluation of an indirect fluorescence immunoassay for the detection of serum antibodies against Babesia divergens in humans
    D Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Parasitology 134:179-85. 2007
    ..Serological cross-reactivity between B. divergens and Babesia EU1 needs to be taken into account when interpreting IFA results...
  2. doi Rickettsia hoogstraalii sp. nov., isolated from hard- and soft-bodied ticks
    Darja Duh
    University of Ljubljana, Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 60:977-84. 2010
    ..hoogstraalii sp. nov. was closely related to Rickettsia felis, it represents a separate species within the spotted fever group. The type strain of R. hoogstraalii sp. nov. is strain Croatica(T) (=DSM 22243(T)=UTMB 00003(T))...
  3. pmc The complete genome sequence of a Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus isolated from an endemic region in Kosovo
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virol J 5:7. 2008
    ..9% amino acid difference found between the Kosova Hoti and another strain from Kosovo (9553-01). This suggests that distinct virus strains can coexist in highly endemic areas...
  4. ncbi Molecular detection of Theileria sp. in ticks and naturally infected sheep
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vet Parasitol 151:327-31. 2008
    ..It was concluded that clinical diagnosis of ovine piroplasmosis should be confirmed by molecular analysis in order to identify the species of piroplasm, to select the appropriate treatment and to exclude the threat for public health...
  5. ncbi Molecular identification of Rickettsia felis-like bacteria in Haemaphysalis sulcata ticks collected from domestic animals in southern Croatia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1078:347-51. 2006
    ..Molecular analysis of the complete gltA gene and portion of 17 kDa and ompB genes revealed the presence of Rickettsia felis-like bacteria in up to 26% of tested ticks...
  6. pmc Cervids as Babesiae hosts, Slovenia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1121-3. 2005
    ..Both babesial parasites were found in roe deer. Sequence analysis of 18S rRNA showed 99.7% identity of roe deer Babesia EU1 with the human EU1 strain. B. divergens detected in cervids was 99.6% identical to bovine B. divergens...
  7. pmc Diversity of Babesia Infecting European sheep ticks (Ixodes ricinus)
    D Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3395-7. 2001
    ..The results of this study represent the first genetic evidence of B. microti and B. divergens-like parasites in I. ricinus ticks in Europe...
  8. ncbi Detection of rickettsiae in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Slovenia
    Katarina Prosenc
    Institute for Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:201-4. 2003
  9. ncbi Novel one-step real-time RT-PCR assay for rapid and specific diagnosis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever encountered in the Balkans
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Virol Methods 133:175-9. 2006
    ..Since the Balkan peninsula is also an endemic region for hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS), this method is suggested as convenient for early differential diagnosis of suspected viral hemorrhagic fever patients...
  10. pmc Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ticks in Slovenia
    Katja Strasek Smrdel
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, Zaloska 4, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Parasit Vectors 3:102. 2010
    ..According to groESL operon analysis, two genetic lineages have been confirmed and one proposed. Further studies on other genes would be useful to obtain more information on genetic diversity of A. phagocytophilum in ticks in Slovenia...
  11. ncbi A follow-up study on newly recognized spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks collected in southern Croatia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:149-51. 2003
  12. ncbi Puumala hantavirus in Slovenia: analyses of S and M segment sequences recovered from patients and rodents
    Tatjana Avsic-Zupanc
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virus Res 123:204-10. 2007
    ..Analysis of the complete S segment sequences recovered for two wild-type PUUV strains confirmed the existence of a distinct genetic lineage and also indicated a possible quasispecies type of Slovenian PUUV...
  13. ncbi Molecular characterization of human pathogen Babesia EU1 in Ixodes ricinus ticks from Slovenia
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Parasitol 91:463-5. 2005
    ..On the basis of a comparison of the complete babesial 18S rRNA gene, we have generated strong molecular evidence that Ixodes ricinus ticks from Slovenia are infected with EU1...
  14. ncbi The molecular evidence of Babesia microti infection in small mammals collected in Slovenia
    D Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Parasitology 126:113-7. 2003
    ..flavicollis were indistinguishable from each other and identical with those previously described in I. ricinus ticks collected in Slovenia. The results of this study represent molecular evidence of B. microti in small mammals in Europe...
  15. doi First molecular evidence of Tula hantavirus in Microtus voles in Slovenia
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Virus Res 144:318-22. 2009
    ..Phylogenetic analyses of partial S segment placed Slovenian strains in the same genetic lineage as Austrian and Croatian strains...
  16. ncbi Molecular detection of Bartonella species infecting rodents in Slovenia
    Natasa Knap
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 50:45-50. 2007
    ..This analysis demonstrated that the strain is most likely a representative of possible new species within the genus...
  17. ncbi Canine babesiosis in Slovenia: molecular evidence of Babesia canis canis and Babesia canis vogeli
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Vet Res 35:363-8. 2004
    ..c. canis could be subdivided into three groups, whereas the three B. c. vogeli isolates were genetically identical. The results of this study demonstrate the presence of canine babesiosis due to B. c. canis and B. c. vogeli in Slovenia...
  18. pmc Viral load as predictor of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever outcome
    Darja Duh
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1769-72. 2007
    ..Viral load correlated with clinical disease and antibodies and could be used as a predictor of disease outcome...
  19. ncbi Genetic variation of Bartonella henselae detected in lymph nodes from patients with cat scratch disease in Slovenia
    Katja Triller
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty of Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 990:393-6. 2003
  20. pmc Interacting roles of immune mechanisms and viral load in the pathogenesis of crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1086-93. 2010
    ..This consequently triggers increased production of IFN-gamma and TNF-alpha, cytokines mediating vascular dysfunction, disseminated intravascular coagulation, organ failure, and shock...
  21. doi Native valve endocarditis due to Bartonella henselae in an immunocompetent man
    Tatjana Lejko-Zupanc
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 120:246-9. 2008
    ..Surgical treatment is usually necessary and was also successful in our patient. To our knowledge, this is the first case of bartonella endocarditis occurring in our geographic area...
  22. doi The hantaviral load in tissues of naturally infected rodents
    Misa Korva
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Microbes Infect 11:344-51. 2009
    ..This also implies that recently infected rodents are more important for transmission of the virus in the community...
  23. doi Dobrava virus RNA load in patients who have hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Infect Dis 197:681-5. 2008
    ..15 vs. 4.67 log(10) copies/mL; P = .053). These results suggest that the Dobrava virus load might be associated with the severity of disease...
  24. ncbi Detection and identification of spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks collected in southern Croatia
    Volga Punda-Polic
    Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital, Split, Croatia
    Exp Appl Acarol 28:169-76. 2002
    ..aeschlimannii. The results of this study extend the knowledge of the geographic distribution of SFG rickettsiae and indicate that at least two of them, with yet uncertain pathogenicity to humans, are present in ticks in southern Croatia...
  25. ncbi The importance of tick-borne encephalitis virus RNA detection for early differential diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis
    Ana Saksida
    Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Zaloska 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Clin Virol 33:331-5. 2005
    ..Currently, the diagnosis of TBE is based on the demonstration of specific antibodies in patient's serum, which appear only several weeks after the infection...