Publications by authors named "Hans H Hirsch"

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Comparing cytomegalovirus diagnostics by cell culture and quantitative nucleic acid testing in broncho-alveolar lavage fluids.

J Med Virol 2020 Nov 2. Epub 2020 Nov 2.

Clinical Virology, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.26649DOI Listing
November 2020

Case 29-2020: A 66-Year-Old Man with Fever and Shortness of Breath after Liver Transplantation.

N Engl J Med 2020 09;383(12):1168-1180

From the Departments of Medicine (J.A.F., M.B.R.) and Radiology (E.W.Z.), Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Departments of Medicine (J.A.F., M.B.R.) and Radiology (E.W.Z.), Harvard Medical School - both in Boston; the Division of Infectious Diseases and Transplant Center, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto (D.K.); the Transplantation and Clinical Virology Unit, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland (H.H.H.); and the Nephrology Unit, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy (U.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMcpc2004982DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7510944PMC
September 2020

BK Polyomavirus (BKPyV)-specific CD8 T-cell expansion in vitro using 27mer peptide antigens for developing adoptive T-cell transfer and vaccination.

J Infect Dis 2020 Aug 28. Epub 2020 Aug 28.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa546DOI Listing
August 2020

Brief validation of the novel GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 PCR assay.

J Virol Methods 2020 10 10;284:113925. Epub 2020 Jul 10.

Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Basel and University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Applied Microbiology Research, Laboratory Medicine, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2020.113925DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7351036PMC
October 2020

BK Polyomavirus Evades Innate Immune Sensing by Disrupting the Mitochondrial Network and Promotes Mitophagy.

iScience 2020 Jul 10;23(7):101257. Epub 2020 Jun 10.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Petersplatz 10, CH-4009 Basel, Switzerland; Clinical Virology, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2020.101257DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7326741PMC
July 2020

Stopping lopinavir/ritonavir in COVID-19 patients: duration of the drug interacting effect.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2020 10;75(10):3084-3086

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Departments of Medicine and Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkaa253DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7337877PMC
October 2020

Immunologic Clearance of a BK Virus-associated Metastatic Renal Allograft Carcinoma.

Transplantation 2020 Feb 21. Epub 2020 Feb 21.

Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospital and University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003193DOI Listing
February 2020

2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): estimating the case fatality rate - a word of caution.

Swiss Med Wkly 2020 01 7;150:w20203. Epub 2020 Feb 7.

Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2020.20203DOI Listing
January 2020

BK Polyomavirus-specific T Cells as a Diagnostic and Prognostic Marker for BK Polyomavirus Infections After Pediatric Kidney Transplantation.

Transplantation 2020 Nov;104(11):2393-2402

Department of Pediatric Kidney, Liver and Metabolic Diseases, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000003133DOI Listing
November 2020

Quantification of plasma BK polyomavirus loads is affected by sequence variability, amplicon length, and non-encapsidated viral DNA genome fragments.

J Clin Virol 2019 12 9;121:104210. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Clinical Virology, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2019.104210DOI Listing
December 2019

Antibodies against HPV16E6 oncoprotein in the Swiss HIV cohort study: Kinetics and anal cancer risk prediction.

Int J Cancer 2020 Aug 4;147(3):757-765. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijc.32784DOI Listing
August 2020

Syphilis Reactivates Latent Epstein-Barr Virus Reservoir via Toll-Like Receptor 2 and B-Cell Receptor Activation.

Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 Sep 3;6(9):ofz317. Epub 2019 Jul 3.

Translational Immunology, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofz317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6736073PMC
September 2019

Can HLA-B51 Protect Against BKPyV-DNAemia?

Transplantation 2019 11;103(11):e384-e385

Transplantation and Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000002731DOI Listing
November 2019

BK polyomavirus-specific antibody and T-cell responses in kidney transplantation: update.

Curr Opin Infect Dis 2019 12;32(6):575-583

Department Biomedicine, Transplantation and Clinical Virology, University of Basel.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QCO.0000000000000602DOI Listing
December 2019

JC polyomavirus-specific antibody responses in pediatric kidney transplant recipients.

Pediatr Transplant 2019 12 19;23(8):e13586. Epub 2019 Sep 19.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/petr.13586DOI Listing
December 2019

Community-Acquired Respiratory Viruses in Transplant Patients: Diversity, Impact, Unmet Clinical Needs.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2019 09 11;32(4). Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CMR.00042-19DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7399564PMC
September 2019

Time-course of upper respiratory tract viral infection and COPD exacerbation.

Eur Respir J 2019 10 10;54(4). Epub 2019 Oct 10.

Clinic of Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonary Cell Research, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00407-2019DOI Listing
October 2019

Screening for BK polyomavirus DNAemia: What should be done?

Clin Transplant 2019 10 6;33(10):e13672. Epub 2019 Aug 6.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13672DOI Listing
October 2019

The rate of mother-to-child transmission of antiretroviral drug-resistant HIV strains is low in the Swiss Mother and Child HIV Cohort Study.

Swiss Med Wkly 2019 Mar 4;149:w20059. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Transplantation and Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland / Clinical Virology, Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland / Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, and University of Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2019.20059DOI Listing
March 2019

Seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) in a general adult population in Northern Norway: the Tromsø study.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2019 Dec 22;208(6):715-725. Epub 2019 Mar 22.

Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00430-019-00599-5DOI Listing
December 2019

BK polyomavirus in solid organ transplantation-Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice.

Clin Transplant 2019 09 10;33(9):e13528. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Division of Transplantation Pathology, Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13528DOI Listing
September 2019

Community-acquired Respiratory Viruses Are a Risk Factor for Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 09;69(7):1192-1197

Infectious Diseases Research Group, Vall d'Hebron Research Institute, Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy1047DOI Listing
September 2019

BK polyomavirus viremia and antibody responses of pediatric kidney transplant recipients in Finland.

Pediatr Transplant 2019 02 16;23(1):e13324. Epub 2018 Nov 16.

Children's Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/petr.13324
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February 2019

Comparing the Cobas Liat Influenza A/B and respiratory syncytial virus assay with multiplex nucleic acid testing.

J Med Virol 2019 04 13;91(4):582-587. Epub 2018 Nov 13.

Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine, Haus Petersplatz, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jmv.25344
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25344DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7166997PMC
April 2019

Vitamin D status and risk of infections after liver transplantation in the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study.

Transpl Int 2019 01 3;32(1):49-58. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tri.13328DOI Listing
January 2019

Spatiotemporal Virus Surveillance for Severe Acute Respiratory Infections in Resource-limited Settings: How Deep Need We Go?

Authors:
Hans H Hirsch

Clin Infect Dis 2019 03;68(7):1126-1128

Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy663DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7108180PMC
March 2019

Reply to Palmer et al.: Does Dose Matter?

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 10;198(8):1103-1105

1 University of Basel Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201806-1065LEDOI Listing
October 2018

Impact of donor BK polyomavirus replication on recipient infections in living donor transplantation.

Transpl Infect Dis 2018 Aug 11;20(4):e12917. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Department of Nephrology and Organ Transplantation, CHU Rangueil, Toulouse, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tid.12917DOI Listing
August 2018

Cytomegalovirus sequence variability, amplicon length, and DNase-sensitive non-encapsidated genomes are obstacles to standardization and commutability of plasma viral load results.

J Clin Virol 2018 07 22;104:39-47. Epub 2018 Apr 22.

Division Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2018.04.013DOI Listing
July 2018

Enterovirus detection in patients with acute gastroenteritis in Switzerland.

J Med Virol 2018 04 4;90(4):685-691. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine - Haus Petersplatz, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmv.25005DOI Listing
April 2018

ECIL guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of BK polyomavirus-associated haemorrhagic cystitis in haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

J Antimicrob Chemother 2018 Jan;73(1):12-21

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Petersplatz 10; CH-4009 Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx324DOI Listing
January 2018

Specificity of two HIV screening tests detecting simultaneously HIV-1 p24 antigen and antibodies to HIV-1 and -2.

J Virol Methods 2017 11 8;249:143-146. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Division of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.09.005DOI Listing
November 2017

Cytomegalovirus infection management in solid organ transplant recipients across European centers in the time of molecular diagnostics: An ESGICH survey.

Transpl Infect Dis 2017 Dec 25;19(6). Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Unit of Infectious Diseases, Instituto de Investigación Hospital 12 de Octubre (i+12), University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tid.12773DOI Listing
December 2017

Human papillomavirus antibody response following HAART initiation among MSM.

AIDS 2017 02;31(4):561-569

aInternational Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, FrancebInstitute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, BerncDivision of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Lausanne, LausannedDivision of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, BaseleDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, BernfHIV/AIDS Unit, Infectious Disease Service, Geneva University Hospital, GenevagDivision of Infectious Diseases, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. GallenhDivision of Infectious Diseases, Regional Hospital Lugano, LuganoiDivision of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of ZurichjInstitute of Medical Virology, University of Zurich, Zurich, SwitzerlandkInfection and Cancer Program, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000001354DOI Listing
February 2017

High-level JCPyV viruria after kidney transplantation-Clinical and histopathological findings.

J Clin Virol 2016 12 2;85:75-79. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Department of Virology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital (HUSLAB), PO Box 400, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2016.10.018DOI Listing
December 2016

Definitions of Cytomegalovirus Infection and Disease in Transplant Patients for Use in Clinical Trials.

Clin Infect Dis 2017 Jan 28;64(1):87-91. Epub 2016 Sep 28.

Institute for Immunity and Transplantation, University College London Medical School, United Kingdom.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw668DOI Listing
January 2017

Imperfect Symmetry of Sp1 and Core Promoter Sequences Regulates Early and Late Virus Gene Expression of the Bidirectional BK Polyomavirus Noncoding Control Region.

J Virol 2016 Nov 28;90(22):10083-10101. Epub 2016 Oct 28.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01008-16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5105647PMC
November 2016

Transcription enhancers as major determinants of SV40 polyomavirus growth efficiency and host cell tropism.

J Gen Virol 2016 07 21;97(7):1597-1603. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, CH-8057 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jgv.0.000487DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5410105PMC
July 2016

Comparing Luminex NxTAG-Respiratory Pathogen Panel and RespiFinder-22 for multiplex detection of respiratory pathogens.

J Med Virol 2016 08 18;88(8):1319-24. Epub 2016 Feb 18.

Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department of Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jmv.24492
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7166946PMC
August 2016

Simultaneous BK Polyomavirus (BKPyV)-associated nephropathy and hemorrhagic cystitis after living donor kidney transplantation.

J Clin Virol 2016 Mar 30;76:4-7. Epub 2015 Dec 30.

Department of Virology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital (HUSLAB), PO Box 400, FI 00029HUS, Helsinki, Finland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2015.12.008DOI Listing
March 2016

Molecular diagnostics for bacterial infections in bronchoalveolar lavage--a case-control, pilot study.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 2;145:w14193. Epub 2015 Oct 2.

Clinic of Pulmonary Medicine and Respiratory Cell Research, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2015.14193DOI Listing
September 2016

Perception, diagnosis and management of BK polyomavirus replication and disease in paediatric kidney transplant recipients in Europe.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2016 05 20;31(5):842-7. Epub 2015 Nov 20.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infectious Disease & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfv392DOI Listing
May 2016

Optimizing JC and BK polyomavirus IgG testing for seroepidemiology and patient counseling.

J Clin Virol 2015 Oct 29;71:28-33. Epub 2015 Jul 29.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine - Haus Petersplatz, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine - Haus Petersplatz, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2015.07.305DOI Listing
October 2015

Protection From Varicella Zoster in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients Carrying Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor B Haplotypes.

Transplantation 2015 Dec;99(12):2651-5

1 Immunotherapy Laboratory, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. 2 Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland. 3 Transplantation and Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 4 Departments of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Clinica Luganese, Lugano, Switzerland. 5 Department of Infectious Diseases, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. 6 Service of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland. 7 Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Hygiene, Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 8 Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. 9 Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. 10 Transplant Immunology Unit, Division of Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland. 11 Infectious Diseases Service and Transplantation Center, University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 12 Immunobiology Laboratory, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000778DOI Listing
December 2015

Diagnostic performance of near-patient testing for influenza.

J Clin Virol 2015 Jun 31;67:43-6. Epub 2015 Mar 31.

Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Switzerland; Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Switzerland; Infectious Disease & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2015.03.024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7106417PMC
June 2015

Comparison of Two Commercial Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus IgG Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2015 Jul 29;22(7):754-60. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Transplantation and Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00096-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4478524PMC
July 2015

The swiss transplant cohort study: lessons from the first 6 years.

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2015 Jun;17(6):486

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology and Children's Research Center, University Children's Hospital of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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June 2015

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in common variable immunodeficiency: mitigated course under mirtazapine and mefloquine.

J Neurovirol 2015 Dec 28;21(6):694-701. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

Department of Neurology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Freiburgstrasse 10, 3010, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13365-015-0340-4DOI Listing
December 2015

Brincidofovir (CMX001) inhibits BK polyomavirus replication in primary human urothelial cells.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015 23;59(6):3306-16. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway Metabolic and Renal Research Group, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.00238-15DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4432119PMC
February 2016

Sp1 sites in the noncoding control region of BK polyomavirus are key regulators of bidirectional viral early and late gene expression.

J Virol 2015 Mar 14;89(6):3396-411. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.03625-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4337534PMC
March 2015

Emergence of infectious simian virus 40 whose AT tract in the replication origin/early promoter region is substituted by cellular or viral DNAs.

J Gen Virol 2015 Mar 10;96(Pt 3):601-606. Epub 2014 Nov 10.

Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zürich, Winterthurer Str. 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.071274-0DOI Listing
March 2015

Reply to "Contamination of SVG p12 cells with BK polyomavirus occurred after deposit in the American type culture collection".

J Virol 2014 Nov;88(21):12930

Transplantation & Clinical Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JVI.02153-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4248923PMC
November 2014

Inter- and intralaboratory comparison of JC polyomavirus antibody testing using two different virus-like particle-based assays.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2014 Nov 24;21(11):1581-8. Epub 2014 Sep 24.

Transplantation and Clinical Virology, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Infection Diagnostics, Department Biomedicine (Haus Petersplatz), University of Basel, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00489-14DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4248761PMC
November 2014

Antiretroviral therapy after cryptococcal meningitis.

N Engl J Med 2014 09;371(12):1166

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1409052DOI Listing
September 2014

Limited clinical benefit of minority K103N and Y181C-variant detection in addition to routine genotypic resistance testing in antiretroviral therapy-naive patients.

AIDS 2014 Sep;28(15):2231-9

aDivision of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich bInstitute of Medical Virology, Swiss National Center for Retroviruses, University of Zurich, Zurich cLaboratory of Virology and AIDS Center, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva dDepartment of Biomedicine, Haus Petersplatz, University of Basel, Basel eDivision of Immunology, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne fDepartment of Infectious Diseases, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern gDivision of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel hDivision of Infectious Diseases, Cantonal Hospital St. Gallen, St. Gallen iInfectious Diseases Service, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne jDivision of Infectious Diseases, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva kDivision of Infectious Diseases, Regional Hospital Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland. *Karin J. Metzner, Alexandra U. Scherrer and Viktor Von Wyl contributed equally to this work.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000000397DOI Listing
September 2014

Galactomannan in bronchoalveolar lavage for diagnosing invasive fungal disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2014 Aug;190(3):309-17

1 Clinic of Pulmonary Medicine and Respiratory Cell Research.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201403-0431OCDOI Listing
August 2014

Treatment of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy with interleukin 7.

JAMA Neurol 2014 Aug;71(8):1030-5

Department of Clinical Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway4Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway8Metabolic and Renal Research Group, UiT The Arctic University of Nor.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.825DOI Listing
August 2014

The human fetal glial cell line SVG p12 contains infectious BK polyomavirus.

J Virol 2014 Jul 23;88(13):7556-68. Epub 2014 Apr 23.

Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway Metabolic and Renal Research Group, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4054427PMC
July 2014

Adenovirus-specific IgG maturation as a surrogate marker in acute exacerbations of COPD.

Chest 2014 Aug;146(2):339-347

Clinic of Pulmonary Medicine and Pulmonary Cell Research (Drs Boeck, Gencay, Roth, Tamm, and Stolz), University Hospital Basel, Basel; Department of Biomedicine (Dr Hirsch), University Basel, Basel; Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Dr Christ-Crain), University Basel, Basel; Medical University Department (Dr Mueller), Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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August 2014