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Simple lysis of bacterial cells for DNA-based diagnostics using hydrophilic ionic liquids.

Sci Rep 2019 Sep 30;9(1):13994. Epub 2019 Sep 30.

TU Wien, Institute of Chemical, Environmental & Bioscience Engineering, Molecular Diagnostics Group, Department of Agrobiotechnology (IFA-Tulln), Tulln, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50246-5DOI Listing
September 2019

Viability and infectivity of viable but nonculturable Legionella pneumophila strains induced at high temperatures.

Water Res 2019 Jul 9;158:268-279. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

Medical University of Vienna, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090, Vienna, Austria; Interuniversity Cooperation Centre for Water & Health, Vienna, Austria; Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Division Water Quality and Health, Dr. Karl Dorrekstraße 30, A-3400, Krems, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.04.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6520252PMC
July 2019

Spatiotemporal resolved sampling for the interpretation of micropollutant removal during riverbank filtration.

Sci Total Environ 2019 Feb 24;649:212-223. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management, Technische Universität Wien, E222/2, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna, Austria; Centre for Water Resource Systems, Technische Universität Wien, Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Vienna, Austria.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00489697183327
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.300DOI Listing
February 2019

Spring Water of an Alpine Karst Aquifer Is Dominated by a Taxonomically Stable but Discharge-Responsive Bacterial Community.

Front Microbiol 2019 15;10:28. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Division Water Quality and Health, Department Pharmacology, Physiology and Microbiology, Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences, Krems an der Donau, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6385617PMC
February 2019

Hotspots and main drivers of fecal pollution in Neusiedler See, a large shallow lake in Central Europe.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2018 Oct 13;25(29):28884-28898. Epub 2018 Aug 13.

Biological Research Institute Burgenland, A-7142, Illmitz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-2783-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6153677PMC
October 2018

Starved viable but non-culturable (VBNC) Legionella strains can infect and replicate in amoebae and human macrophages.

Water Res 2018 09 3;141:428-438. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

Medical University of Vienna, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090, Vienna, Austria; Interuniversity Cooperation Centre for Water & Health, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.01.058DOI Listing
September 2018

Differential development of Legionella sub-populations during short- and long-term starvation.

Water Res 2018 09 11;141:417-427. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria; Interuniversity Cooperation Centre for Water and Health, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.04.027DOI Listing
September 2018

Persistent presence of outer membrane epitopes during short- and long-term starvation of five Legionella pneumophila strains.

BMC Microbiol 2018 07 17;18(1):75. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology - Water Hygiene, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-018-1220-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6050704PMC
July 2018

Spatiotemporal analysis of bacterial biomass and activity to understand surface and groundwater interactions in a highly dynamic riverbank filtration system.

Sci Total Environ 2018 Jun 3;627:450-461. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Medical University Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090 Vienna, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.01.226DOI Listing
June 2018

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Vibrio cholerae in Turbid Alkaline Lakes as Determined by Quantitative PCR.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2018 06 17;84(11). Epub 2018 May 17.

Medical University of Vienna, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Vienna, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00317-18DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960970PMC
June 2018

Opening the black box of spring water microbiology from alpine karst aquifers to support proactive drinking water resource management.

WIREs Water 2018 May-Jun;5(3):e1282. Epub 2018 Mar 9.

Division Water Quality and Health Department Pharmacology, Physiology and Microbiology, Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences Krems a. d. Donau Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wat2.1282DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5947618PMC
March 2018

Antibiotic Resistance of Acinetobacter spp. Isolates from the River Danube: Susceptibility Stays High.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 12 30;15(1). Epub 2017 Dec 30.

Institute of Hygiene, Microbiology and Environmental Medicine, Medical University Graz, Neue Stiftingtalstraße 2, 8010 Graz, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15010052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5800151PMC
December 2017

Determination of viable legionellae in engineered water systems: Do we find what we are looking for?

Water Res 2016 Apr 12;93:276-288. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Medical University Vienna, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090 Vienna, Austria; Interuniversity Cooperation Centre for Water & Health, Austria. Electronic address: http://www.waterandhealth.at.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2016.02.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4913838PMC
April 2016

Optimized methods for Legionella pneumophila release from its Acanthamoeba hosts.

BMC Microbiol 2016 Apr 26;16:74. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, Department of Medical Parasitology, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-016-0691-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4845434PMC
April 2016

Bacterial diversity along a 2600 km river continuum.

Environ Microbiol 2015 Dec 11;17(12):4994-5007. Epub 2015 Jun 11.

Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology, Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.12886DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4918796PMC
December 2015

A novel triplex quantitative PCR strategy for quantification of toxigenic and nontoxigenic Vibrio cholerae in aquatic environments.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2015 May 27;81(9):3077-85. Epub 2015 Feb 27.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Interuniversity Cooperation Centre Water and Health (ICC Water & Health), Vienna, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.03516-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4393427PMC
May 2015

Rational design and asymmetric synthesis of potent and neurotrophic ligands for FK506-binding proteins (FKBPs).

Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2015 Jan 20;54(1):345-8. Epub 2014 Nov 20.

Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstr. 2-10, 80804 Munich (Germany).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201408776DOI Listing
January 2015

Free-living amoebae (FLA) co-occurring with legionellae in industrial waters.

Eur J Protistol 2014 Aug 13;50(4):422-9. Epub 2014 May 13.

Molecular Parasitology, Institute of Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Medicine, and Water Hygiene, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejop.2014.04.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4155075PMC
August 2014

Enumerating Microorganism Surrogates for Groundwater Transport Studies Using Solid-Phase Cytometry.

Water Air Soil Pollut 2014;225:1827. Epub 2014 Jan 3.

Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090 Vienna, Austria ; Interuniversity Cooperation Centre Water and Health (ICC), www.waterandhealth.at, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-013-1827-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3928530PMC
January 2014

PVC-piping promotes growth of Ralstonia pickettii in dialysis water treatment facilities.

Water Sci Technol 2013 ;68(4):929-33

Medical University Vienna, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1090 Vienna, Austria E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wst.2013.332DOI Listing
December 2013

Dynamics of natural prokaryotes, viruses, and heterotrophic nanoflagellates in alpine karstic groundwater.

Microbiologyopen 2013 Aug 4;2(4):633-43. Epub 2013 Jul 4.

Department of Environmental Microbiology, Eawag, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 133, 8600, Dübendorf, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mbo3.98DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3831627PMC
August 2013

Increasing the efficiency of ligands for FK506-binding protein 51 by conformational control.

J Med Chem 2013 May 6;56(10):3922-35. Epub 2013 May 6.

AG Chemical Genomics, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry , Kraepelinstraße 2, 80804 Munich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jm400087kDOI Listing
May 2013

Holy springs and holy water: underestimated sources of illness?

J Water Health 2012 Sep;10(3):349-57

Medical University Vienna, Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Water Hygiene, Kinderspitalgasse 15, A-1095, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/wh.2012.005DOI Listing
September 2012

Applicability of solid-phase cytometry and epifluorescence microscopy for rapid assessment of the microbiological quality of dialysis water.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2011 Nov 23;26(11):3640-5. Epub 2011 Sep 23.

Water Hygiene, Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology, Centre for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfr471DOI Listing
November 2011

Development of the bacterial compartment along the Danube River: a continuum despite local influences.

Microb Ecol 2011 May 16;61(4):955-67. Epub 2010 Nov 16.

Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical University Vienna, Waehringerstrasse 10, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-010-9768-5DOI Listing
May 2011

Microbiological water quality along the Danube River: integrating data from two whole-river surveys and a transnational monitoring network.

Water Res 2009 Aug 29;43(15):3673-84. Epub 2009 May 29.

Clinical Institute for Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Water Hygiene, Medical University of Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2009.05.034DOI Listing
August 2009

Effects of deposit-feeding macrofauna on benthic bacteria, viruses, and protozoa in a silty freshwater sediment.

Microb Ecol 2008 Jul 19;56(1):1-12. Epub 2007 Sep 19.

Department of Cell Biology and Ultrastructure Research, Division of Microbiology and Virology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Strasse 10, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00248-007-9318-yDOI Listing
July 2008

Rapid growth of planktonic Vibrio cholerae non-O1/non-O139 strains in a large alkaline lake in Austria: dependence on temperature and dissolved organic carbon quality.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2008 Apr 1;74(7):2004-15. Epub 2008 Feb 1.

Clinical Institute of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Water Hygiene, Medical University Vienna, Kinderspitalgasse 15, 1095 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01739-07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2292586PMC
April 2008

Bacterial carbon utilization in vertical subsurface flow constructed wetlands.

Water Res 2008 Mar 15;42(6-7):1622-34. Epub 2007 Oct 15.

Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Muthgasse, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2007.10.011DOI Listing
March 2008

Characterisation of microbial biocoenosis in vertical subsurface flow constructed wetlands.

Sci Total Environ 2007 Jul 16;380(1-3):163-72. Epub 2007 Jan 16.

Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Muthgasse 18, A-1190 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2006.11.034DOI Listing
July 2007

Contribution of virus-induced lysis and protozoan grazing to benthic bacterial mortality estimated simultaneously in microcosms.

Environ Microbiol 2006 Aug;8(8):1394-407

Medical University of Vienna, Centre for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Research Group General Microbiology, Waehringer Strasse 10, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2006.01032.xDOI Listing
August 2006

Primers containing universal bases reduce multiple amoA gene specific DGGE band patterns when analysing the diversity of beta-ammonia oxidizers in the environment.

J Microbiol Methods 2006 Jul 15;66(1):147-55. Epub 2005 Dec 15.

Institute for Chemical Engineering, Working Group Gene Technology, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/166/5, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2005.11.001DOI Listing
July 2006

Bacterial dynamics in spring water of alpine karst aquifers indicates the presence of stable autochthonous microbial endokarst communities.

Environ Microbiol 2005 Aug;7(8):1248-59

Institute of Chemical Engineering, Research Area Gene Technology and Applied Biochemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 166-9, A-1060 Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00810.xDOI Listing
August 2005

Integral strategy for evaluation of fecal indicator performance in bird-influenced saline inland waters.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2004 Dec;70(12):7396-403

Research Group General Microbiology, Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.70.12.7396-7403.2004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC535172PMC
December 2004

Benthic and pelagic viral decay experiments: a model-based analysis and its applicability.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2004 Nov;70(11):6706-13

Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Research Group General Microbiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.70.11.6706-6713.2004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC525182PMC
November 2004

Does virus-induced lysis contribute significantly to bacterial mortality in the oxygenated sediment layer of shallow oxbow lakes?

Appl Environ Microbiol 2003 Sep;69(9):5281-9

Institute of Medical Biology, Research Group General Microbiology, University of Vienna, 1090 Vienna, Austria.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC194932PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aem.69.9.5281-5289.2003DOI Listing
September 2003