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Abdelrahman, Yasser M

Bruhn, David F; Waidyarachchi, Samanthi L; Madhura, Dora B; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Zheng, Zhong; Liu, Jiuyu; Abdelrahman, Yasser M; Singh, Aman P; Duscha, Stefan; Rathi, Chetan; Lee, Robin B; Belland, Robert J; Meibohm, Bernd; Rosch, Jason W; Böttger, Erik C; Lee, Richard E (2015). Aminomethyl spectinomycins as therapeutics for drug-resistant respiratory tract and sexually transmitted bacterial infections. Science Translational Medicine, 7(288):288ra75.

Abels, Susanne

de Melo Oliveira, Maria G; Abels, Susanne; Zbinden, Reinhard; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Andrea (2013). Accurate identification of fastidious Gram-negative rods: integration of both conventional phenotypic methods and 16S rRNA gene analysis. BMC Microbiology, 13:162.

Abraham, Gilu

Rolando, Monica; Escoll, Pedro; Nora, Tamara; Botti, Joëlle; Boitez, Valérie; Bedia, Carmen; Daniels, Craig; Abraham, Gilu; Stogios, Peter J; Skarina, Tatiana; Christophe, Charlotte; Dervins-Ravault, Delphine; Cazalet, Christel; Hilbi, Hubert; Rupasinghe, Thusitha W T; Tull, Dedreia; McConville, Malcolm J; Ong, Sze Ying; Hartland, Elizabeth L; Codogno, Patrice; Levade, Thierry; Naderer, Thomas; Savchenko, Alexei; Buchrieser, Carmen (2016). Legionella pneumophila S1P-lyase targets host sphingolipid metabolism and restrains autophagy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(7):1901-1906.

Abubakar, Ibrahim

Abubakar, Ibrahim; Zignol, Matteo; Falzon, Dennis; Raviglione, Mario; Ditiu, Lucica; Masham, Susan; Adetifa, Ifedayo; Ford, Nathan; Cox, Helen; Lawn, Stephen D; Marais, Ben J; McHugh, Timothy D; Mwaba, Peter; Bates, Matthew; Lipman, Marc; Zijenah, Lynn; Logan, Simon; McNerney, Ruth; Zumla, Adam; Sarda, Krishna; Nahid, Payam; Hoelscher, Michael; Pletschette, Michel; Memish, Ziad A; Kim, Peter; Hafner, Richard; Cole, Stewart; Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Maeurer, Markus; Schito, Marco; Zumla, Alimuddin (2013). Drug-resistant tuberculosis: time for visionary political leadership. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(6):529-539.

Marais, Ben J; Lönnroth, Knut; Lawn, Stephen D; Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Mwaba, Peter; Glaziou, Philippe; Bates, Matthew; Colagiuri, Ruth; Zijenah, Lynn; Swaminathan, Soumya; Memish, Ziad A; Pletschette, Michel; Hoelscher, Michael; Abubakar, Ibrahim; Hasan, Rumina; Zafar, Afia; Pantaleo, Guiseppe; Craig, Gill; Kim, Peter; Maeurer, Markus; Schito, Marco; Zumla, Alimuddin (2013). Tuberculosis comorbidity with communicable and non-communicable diseases: integrating health services and control efforts. The Lancet infectious diseases, 13(5):436-448.

Aceto, Leonardo

Kolm, Isabel; Aceto, Leonardo; Hombach, Michael; Kamarshev, Jivko; Hafner, Jurg; Urosevic-Maiwald, Mirjana (2014). Cervicofacial actinomycosis: a long forgotten infectious complication of immunosuppression - report of a case and review of the literature. Dermatology Online Journal, 20(5):22640.

Achermann, Y

Hugelshofer, M; Achermann, Y; Kovari, H; Dent, W; Hombach, M; Bloemberg, G (2012). Meningoencephalitis with Subdural Empyema Caused by Toxigenic Clostridium perfringens Type A. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(10):3409-3411.

Achermann, Yvonne

Bossard, Daniel A; Ledergerber, Bruno; Zingg, Patrick O; Gerber, Christian; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Zbinden, Reinhard; Achermann, Yvonne (2016). Optimal length of cultivation time for isolation of propionibacterium acnes in suspected bone and joint infections is more than 7 days. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(12):3043-3049.

Kohler, Philipp; Kuster, Stefan P; Bloemberg, Guido; Schulthess, Bettina; Frank, Michelle; Tanner, Felix C; Rössle, Matthias; Böni, Christian; Falk, Volkmar; Wilhelm, Markus J; Sommerstein, Rami; Achermann, Yvonne; Ten Oever, Jaap; Debast, Sylvia B; Wolfhagen, Maurice J H M; Brandon Bravo Bruinsma, George J; Vos, Margreet C; Bogers, Ad; Serr, Annerose; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Sax, Hugo; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer; van Ingen, Jakko; Wagner, Dirk; Hasse, Barbara (2015). Healthcare-associated prosthetic heart valve, aortic vascular graft, and disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infections subsequent to open heart surgery. European Heart Journal, 36(40):2745-2753.

Sax, Hugo; Bloemberg, Guido; Hasse, Barbara; Sommerstein, Rami; Kohler, Philipp; Achermann, Yvonne; Rössle, Matthias; Falk, Volkmar; Kuster, Stefan P; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer (2015). Prolonged Outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera Infection After Open-Chest Heart Surgery. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 61(1):67-75.

Glatz, Martin; Müllegger, Robert R; Maurer, Florian; Fingerle, Volker; Achermann, Yvonne; Wilske, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Detection of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a tick population from Austria. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 5(2):139-144.

Maurer, Florian P; Keller, Peter M; Beuret, Christian; Joha, Cornelia; Achermann, Yvonne; Gubler, Jaques; Bircher, Daniela; Karrer, Urs; Fehr, Jan; Zimmerli, Lukas; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Close geographic association of human neoehrlichiosis and tick populations carrying Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in Eastern Switzerland. Journal of clinical microbiology, 51(1):169-176.

Achermann, Yvonne; Rössle, Matthias; Hoffmann, Matthias; Deggim, Vanessa; Kuster, Stefan; Zimmermann, Dieter R; Bloemberg, Guido; Hombach, Michael; Hasse, Barbara (2013). Prosthetic valve endocarditis and bloodstream infection due to Mycobacterium chimaera. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(6):1769-1773.

Ackermann, M

Wanner, R M; Güthlein, C; Springer, B; Böttger, E C; Ackermann, M (2008). Stabilization of the genome of the mismatch repair deficient Mycobacterium tuberculosis by context-dependent codon choice. BMC Genomics, 9:249.

Adetifa, Ifedayo

Abubakar, Ibrahim; Zignol, Matteo; Falzon, Dennis; Raviglione, Mario; Ditiu, Lucica; Masham, Susan; Adetifa, Ifedayo; Ford, Nathan; Cox, Helen; Lawn, Stephen D; Marais, Ben J; McHugh, Timothy D; Mwaba, Peter; Bates, Matthew; Lipman, Marc; Zijenah, Lynn; Logan, Simon; McNerney, Ruth; Zumla, Adam; Sarda, Krishna; Nahid, Payam; Hoelscher, Michael; Pletschette, Michel; Memish, Ziad A; Kim, Peter; Hafner, Richard; Cole, Stewart; Migliori, Giovanni Battista; Maeurer, Markus; Schito, Marco; Zumla, Alimuddin (2013). Drug-resistant tuberculosis: time for visionary political leadership. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 13(6):529-539.

Adhikari, Rajan

Lee, Sui Mae; Ender, Miriam; Adhikari, Rajan; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2007). Fitness cost of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by way of continuous culture. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(4):1497-1499.

Ender, Miriam; McCallum, Nadine; Adhikari, Rajan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). Fitness cost of SCCmec and methicillin resistance levels in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):2295-2297.

Adhikari, Rajan P

Adhikari, Rajan P; Scales, Georgina C; Kobayashi, Kere; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2004). Vancomycin-induced deletion of the methicillin resistance gene mecA in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(2):360-363.

Aebersold, Ruedi

Greber, Basil Johannes; Gerhardy, Stefan; Leitner, Alexander; Leibundgut, Marc; Salem, Michèle; Boehringer, Daniel; Leulliot, Nicolas; Aebersold, Ruedi; Panse, Vikram Govind; Ban, Nenad (2016). Insertion of the Biogenesis Factor Rei1 Probes the Ribosomal Tunnel during 60S Maturation. Cell, 164(1-2):91-102.

Ahrendt, Tilman

Tobias, Nicholas J; Ahrendt, Tilman; Schell, Ursula; Miltenberger, Melissa; Hilbi, Hubert; Bode, Helge B (2016). Legionella shows a diverse secondary metabolism dependent on a broad spectrum Sfp-type phosphopantetheinyl transferase. PeerJ, 4:e2720.

Ainsa, J

Liu, J; Bruhn, D; Lee, R B; Zheng, Z; Janusic, T; Shcherbakov, D; Scherman, M; Boshoff, H; Das, S; Raskesh, K; Waidyarachchi, S; Brewer, T; Garcia, B; Yang, L; Bollinger, J; Robertson, G; Meibohn, B; Lenaerts, A; Ainsa, J; Böttger, E C; Lee, R E (2017). The structure-activity relationships of Spectinamide antituberculosis agents; a dissection of ribosomal inhibition and native efflux avoidance contributions. ACS Infectious Diseases, 3(1):72-88.

Ainsa, Jose A

Lee, Richard E; Hurdle, Julian G; Liu, Jiuyu; Bruhn, David F; Matt, Tanja; Scherman, Michael S; Vaddady, Pavan K; Zheng, Zhong; Qi, Jianjun; Akbergenov, Rashid; Das, Sourav; Madhura, Dora B; Rathi, Chetan; Trivedi, Ashit; Villellas, Cristina; Lee, Robin B; Rakesh, Rakesh; Waidyarachchi, Samanthi L; Sun, Dianqing; McNeil, Michael R; Ainsa, Jose A; Boshoff, Helena I; Gonzalez-Juarrero, Mercedes; Meibohm, Bernd; Böttger, Erik C; Lenaerts, Anne J (2014). Spectinamides: a new class of semisynthetic antituberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux. Nature Medicine, 20(2):152-158.

Akbergenov, R

Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Matt, T; Duscha, S; Meyer, Martin; Perez Fernandez, D; Pathak, R; Harish, S; Kudyba, I; Dubakka, S R; Silva, S; Ruiz Ruiz, M C; Salian, S; Vasella, A; Böttger, E C (2011). Decoding and deafness: two sides of a coin. In: Rodnina, M V; Wintermeyer, W; Green, R. Ribosomes: Structure, Function and Dynamics. Vienna, Austria: Springer Verlag, 249-261.

Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Matt, T; Duscha, S; Meyer, Martin; Wilson, D N; Böttger, E C (2011). Molecular basis for the selectivity of antituberculosis compounds capreomycin and viomycin. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(10):4712-4717.

Akshay, S; Bertea, M; Hobbie, S N; Oettinghaus, B; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C; Akbergenov, R (2011). Phylogenetic sequence variations in bacterial rRNA affect species-specific susceptibility to drugs targeting protein synthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(9):4096-4102.

Shcherbakov, D; Akbergenov, R; Mattina, T; Sander, P; Andersson, D I; Böttger, E C (2010). Directed mutagenesis of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA to reconstruct the in-vivo evolution of aminoglycoside resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 77(4):830-840.

Matt, T; Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2010). The ribosomal A-site: decoding, drug target and disease. Israel Journal of Chemistry, 50(1):60-70.

Akbergenov, Rashid

Freihofer, Pietro; Akbergenov, Rashid; Teo, Youjin; Juskeviciene, Reda; Andersson, Dan I; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Nonmutational compensation of the fitness cost of antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria by overexpression of tlyA rRNA methylase. RNA, 22(12):1836-1843.

Perez-Fernandez, Déborah; Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Matt, Tanja; Leong, Ng Chyan; Kudyba, Iwona; Duscha, Stefan; Boukari, Heithem; Patak, Rashmi; Dubbaka, Srinivas Reddy; Lang, Kathrin; Meyer, Martin; Akbergenov, Rashid; Freihofer, Pietro; Vaddi, Swapna; Thommes, Pia; Ramakrishnan, V; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C (2014). 4'-O-substitutions determine selectivity of aminoglycoside antibiotics. Nature Communications, 5:3112.

Duscha, Stefan; Boukari, Heithem; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Salian, Sumantha; Silva, Sandrina; Kendall, Ann; Kato, Takayuki; Akbergenov, Rashid; Perez-Fernandez, Deborah; Bernet, Bruno; Vaddi, Swapna; Thommes, Pia; Schacht, Jochen; Crich, David; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C (2014). Identification and evaluation of improved 4'-O-(alkyl) 4,5-disubstituted 2-deoxystreptamines as next-generation aminoglycoside antibiotics. mBio, 5(5):e01827-e01814.

Lee, Richard E; Hurdle, Julian G; Liu, Jiuyu; Bruhn, David F; Matt, Tanja; Scherman, Michael S; Vaddady, Pavan K; Zheng, Zhong; Qi, Jianjun; Akbergenov, Rashid; Das, Sourav; Madhura, Dora B; Rathi, Chetan; Trivedi, Ashit; Villellas, Cristina; Lee, Robin B; Rakesh, Rakesh; Waidyarachchi, Samanthi L; Sun, Dianqing; McNeil, Michael R; Ainsa, Jose A; Boshoff, Helena I; Gonzalez-Juarrero, Mercedes; Meibohm, Bernd; Böttger, Erik C; Lenaerts, Anne J (2014). Spectinamides: a new class of semisynthetic antituberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux. Nature Medicine, 20(2):152-158.

Matt, Tanja; Ng, Chyan Leong; Lang, Kathrin; Sha, Su-Hua; Akbergenov, Rashid; Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Meyer, Martin; Duscha, Stefan; Xie, Jing; Dubbaka, Srinivas R; Perez-Fernandez, Déborah; Vasella, Andrea; Ramakrishnan, V; Schacht, Jochen; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Dissociation of antibacterial activity and aminoglycoside ototoxicity in the 4-monosubstituted 2-deoxystreptamine apramycin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 109(27):10984-10989.

Salian, Sumantha; Matt, Tanja; Akbergenov, Rashid; Harish, Shinde; Meyer, Martin; Duscha, Stefan; Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Bernet, Bruno B; Vasella, Andrea; Westhof, Eric; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Structure-activity relationships among the kanamycin aminoglycosides: role of ring I hydroxy and amino groups. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(12):6104-6108.

Akshay, S

Akshay, S; Bertea, M; Hobbie, S N; Oettinghaus, B; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C; Akbergenov, R (2011). Phylogenetic sequence variations in bacterial rRNA affect species-specific susceptibility to drugs targeting protein synthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(9):4096-4102.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C M; Akshay, S; Kalapala, S K; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2008). Mitochondrial deafness alleles confer misreading of the genetic code. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(9):3244-3249.

Hobbie, S N; Kalapala, S K; Akshay, S; Bruell, C M; Schmidt, S; Dabow, S; Vasella, A; Sander, P; Böttger, E C (2007). Engineering the rRNA decoding site of eukaryotic cytosolic ribosomes in bacteria. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(18):6086-6093.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C; Kalapala, S; Akshay, S; Schmidt, S; Pfister, P; Böttger, E C (2006). A genetic model to investigate drug-target interactions at the ribosomal decoding site. Biochimie, 88(8):1033-1043.

Albers, Michael F

Schell, Ursula; Simon, Sylvia; Sahr, Tobias; Hager, Dominik; Albers, Michael F; Kessler, Aline; Fahrnbauer, Felix; Trauner, Dirk; Hedberg, Christian; Buchrieser, Carmen; Hilbi, Hubert (2016). The α-hydroxyketone LAI-1 regulates motility, Lqs-dependent phosphorylation signaling and gene expression of Legionella pneumophila. Molecular Microbiology, 99(4):778-793.

Simon, Sylvia; Schell, Ursula; Heuer, Natalie; Hager, Dominik; Albers, Michael F; Matthias, Jan; Fahrnbauer, Felix; Trauner, Dirk; Eichinger, Ludwig; Hedberg, Christian; Hilbi, Hubert (2015). Inter-kingdom signaling by the Legionella Quorum Sensing Molecule LAI-1 modulates cell migration through an IQGAP1-Cdc42-ARHGEF9-dependent pathway. PLoS Pathogens, 11(12):e1005307.

Albrecht, Dirk

Tschumi, Andreas; Grau, Thomas; Albrecht, Dirk; Rezwan, Mandana; Antelmann, Haike; Sander, Peter (2012). Functional analyses of mycobacterial lipoprotein diacylglyceryl transferase and comparative secretome analysis of a mycobacterial lgt mutant. Journal of Bacteriology, 194(15):3938-3949.

Altintas, M A

Guggenheim, M; Zbinden, R; Handschin, A E; Gohritz, A; Altintas, M A; Giovanoli, P (2009). Changes in bacterial isolates from burn wounds and their antibiograms: a 20-year study (1986-2005). Burns, 35(4):553-560.

Altpeter, Ekkehardt

Stucki, David; Ballif, Marie; Egger, Matthias; Furrer, Hansjakob; Altpeter, Ekkehardt; Battegay, Manuel; Droz, Sara; Bruderer, Thomas; Coscolla, Mireia; Borrell, Sonia; Zürcher, Kathrin; Janssens, Jean-Paul; Calmy, Alexandra; Mazza Stalder, Jesica; Jaton, Katia; Rieder, Hans L; Pfyffer, Gaby E; Siegrist, Hans H; Hoffmann, Matthias; Fehr, Jan; Dolina, Marisa; Frei, Reno; Schrenzel, Jacques; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien; Fenner, Lukas (2016). Standard genotyping overestimates transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis among immigrants in a low-incidence country. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(7):1862-1870.

Fenner, Lukas; Egger, Matthias; Bodmer, Thomas; Altpeter, Ekkehardt; Zwahlen, Marcel; Jaton, Katia; Pfyffer, Gaby E; Borrell, Sonia; Dubuis, Olivier; Bruderer, Thomas; Siegrist, Hans H; Furrer, Hansjakob; Calmy, Alexandra; Fehr, Jan; Stalder, Jesica Mazza; Ninet, Béatrice; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien (2012). Effect of mutation and genetic background on drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(6):3047-3053.

Altwegg, M

Dora, C; Altwegg, M; Gerber, C; Böttger, E C; Zbinden, R (2008). Evaluation of conventional microbiological procedures and molecular genetic techniques for diagnosis of infections in patients with implanted orthopedic devices. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(2):824-825.

Li, W; Fenollar, F; Rolain, J M; Fournier, P E; Feurle, G E; Müller, C; Moos, V; Marthaler, T; Altwegg, M; Calligaris-Maibach, R C; Schneider, T; Biagi, F; La Scola, B; Raoult, D (2008). Genotyping reveals a wide heterogeneity of Tropheryma whipplei. Microbiology, 154(Pt 2):521-527.

Amann, R

von Graevenitz, A; Amann, R (2010). Recent advances in microbial taxonomy. Jahrbuch Leopoldina. Reihe 3, 55/2009:395-400.

Amiali, N M

Amiali, N M; Mulvey, M R; Berger-Bächi, B; Sedman, J; Simor, A E; Ismail, A A (2008). Evaluation of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid identification of glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 61(1):95-102.

Amstutz, B

Ferraris, D M; Sbardella, D; Petrera, A; Marini, S; Amstutz, B; Coletta, M; Sander, P; Rizzi, M (2011). Crystal structure of mycobacterium tuberculosis ZMP1, a metalloprotease involved in pathogenicity. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(37):32475-32482.

Sahraoui, N; Ballif, M; Zelleg, S; Yousfi, N; Ritter, C; Friedel, U; Amstutz, B; Yala, D; Boulahbal, F; Guetarni, D; Zinsstag, J; Keller, P M (2011). Mycobacterium algericum sp. nov., a novel rapidly growing species related to M. terrae complex and associated with goat lung lesions. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(8):1870-1874.

Johansen, P; Fettelschoss, A; Amstutz, B; Selchow, P; Waeckerle-Men, Y; Keller, P; Deretic, V; Held, L; Kündig, T M; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2011). Relief from zmp1-mediated arrest of phagosome maturation is associated with facilitated presentation and enhanced immunogenicity of mycobacterial antigens. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : CVI, 18(6):907-913.

Imkamp, F; Rosenberger, T; Striebel, F; Keller, P M; Amstutz, B; Sander, P; Weber-Ban, E (2010). Deletion of dop in Mycobacterium smegmatis abolishes pupylation of protein substrates in vivo. Molecular Microbiology, 75(3):744-754.

Amstutz, Beat

Petrera, Agnese; Amstutz, Beat; Gioia, Magda; Hähnlein, Janine; Baici, Antonio; Selchow, Petra; Ferraris, Davide M; Rizzi, Menico; Sbardella, Diego; Marini, Stefano; Coletta, Massimo; Sander, Peter (2012). Functional characterization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis zinc metallopeptidase Zmp1 and identification of potential substrates. Biological Chemistry, 393(7):631-640.

Andersen, T B M

Long, K S; Munck, C; Andersen, T B M; Schaub, M A; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vester, B (2010). Mutations in 23S rRNA at the peptidyl transferase center and their relationship to linezolid binding and cross-resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(11):4705-4713.

Andersson, D

Böttger, E C; Pletschette, M; Andersson, D (2005). Drug resistance and fitness in mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 191(5):823-824.

Andersson, D I

Shcherbakov, D; Akbergenov, R; Mattina, T; Sander, P; Andersson, D I; Böttger, E C (2010). Directed mutagenesis of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA to reconstruct the in-vivo evolution of aminoglycoside resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 77(4):830-840.

Andersson, Dan I

Freihofer, Pietro; Akbergenov, Rashid; Teo, Youjin; Juskeviciene, Reda; Andersson, Dan I; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Nonmutational compensation of the fitness cost of antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria by overexpression of tlyA rRNA methylase. RNA, 22(12):1836-1843.

Andersson, Per-Ola

Grankvist, Anna; Andersson, Per-Ola; Mattsson, Mattias; Sender, Monica; Vaht, Krista; Höper, Linnea; Sakiniene, Egidija; Trysberg, Estelle; Stenson, Martin; Fehr, Jan; Pekova, Sona; Bogdan, Christian; Bloemberg, Guido; Wennerås, Christine (2014). Infections with the tick-borne bacterium "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" mimic noninfectious conditions in patients with B cell malignancies or autoimmune diseases. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 58(12):1716-1722.

Andreoni, Federica

Veloso, Tiago Rafael; Zbinden, Andrea; Andreoni, Federica; Giddey, Marlyse; Vouillamoz, Jacques; Moreillon, Philippe; Zinkernagel, Annelies Sophie; Entenza, José Manuel (2013). Streptococcus tigurinus is highly virulent in a rat model of experimental endocarditis. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 303(8):498-504.

Andreu, Nuria

Sander, Peter; Clark, Simon; Petrera, Agnese; Vilaplana, Cristina; Meuli, Michael; Selchow, Petra; Zelmer, Andrea; Mohanan, Deepa; Andreu, Nuria; Rayner, Emma; Dal Molin, Michael; Bancroft, Gregory J; Johansen, Pål; Cardona, Pere-Joan; Williams, Ann; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Deletion of zmp1 improves Mycobacterium bovis BCG-mediated protection in a guinea pig model of tuberculosis. Vaccine, 33(11):1353-1359.

Anselmi, Claudio

Eicher, Thomas; Seeger, Markus A; Anselmi, Claudio; Zhou, Wenchang; Brandstätter, Lorenz; Verrey, François; Diederichs, Kay; Faraldo-Gómez, José D; Pos, Klaas M (2014). Coupling of remote alternating-access transport mechanisms for protons and substrates in the multidrug efflux pump AcrB. Cambridge UK: eLife Sciences Publications Ltd..

Antelmann, Haike

Tschumi, Andreas; Grau, Thomas; Albrecht, Dirk; Rezwan, Mandana; Antelmann, Haike; Sander, Peter (2012). Functional analyses of mycobacterial lipoprotein diacylglyceryl transferase and comparative secretome analysis of a mycobacterial lgt mutant. Journal of Bacteriology, 194(15):3938-3949.

Anthony, R M

Streicher, E M; Bergval, I; Dheda, K; Böttger, E C; Gey van Pittius, N C; Bosman, M; Coetzee, G; Anthony, R M; van Helden, P D; Victor, T C; Warren, R M (2012). Mycobacterium tuberculosis population structure determines the outcome of genetics-based second-line drug resistance testing. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(5):2420-2427.

Apolone, Giovanni

Lanini, Simone; Zumla, Alimuddin; Ioannidis, John P A; Caro, Antonino Di; Krishna, Sanjeev; Gostin, Lawrence; Girardi, Enrico; Pletschette, Michel; Strada, Gino; Baritussio, Aldo; Portella, Gina; Apolone, Giovanni; Cavuto, Silvio; Satolli, Roberto; Kremsner, Peter; Vairo, Francesco; Ippolito, Giuseppe (2015). Are adaptive randomised trials or non-randomised studies the best way to address the Ebola outbreak in west Africa? Lancet Infectious Diseases, 15(6):738-745.

Aras, Fatma

Zbinden, Andrea; Aras, Fatma; Zbinden, Reinhard; Mouttet, Forouhar; Schmidlin, Patrick R; Bloemberg, Guido V; Bostanci, Nagihan (2014). Frequent detection of Streptococcus tigurinus in the human oral microbial flora by a specific 16S rRNA gene real-time TaqMan PCR. BMC Microbiology, 14:231.

Aras, Fatma. Nachweis von Streptococcus tigurinus in der Mundflora bei verschiedenen Patienten des Zentrums für Zahnmedizin Zürich. 2014, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

Arlettaz, Romaine

Zbinden, Andrea; Zbinden, Reinhard; Berger, Christoph; Arlettaz, Romaine (2015). Case series of bifidobacterium longum bacteremia in three preterm infants on probiotic therapy. Neonatology, 107(1):56-59.

Assafa, Tufa

Timachi, M Hadi; Hutter, Cedric Aj; Hohl, Michael; Assafa, Tufa; Böhm, Simon; Mittal, Anshumali; Seeger, Markus A; Bordignon, Enrica (2017). Exploring conformational equilibria of a heterodimeric ABC transporter. eLife, 6:e20236.

Attin, T

Sahrmann, P; Manz, A; Attin, T; Zbinden, R; Schmidlin, P R (2015). Effect of application of a PVP-iodine solution before and during subgingival ultrasonic instrumentation on post-treatment bacteremia: A randomized single-center placebo-controlled clinical trial. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 42(7):632-639.

Auchli, Y

Brülle, J K; Grau, T; Tschumi, A; Auchli, Y; Burri, R; Polsfuss, S; Keller, P M; Hunziker, P; Sander, P (2010). Cloning, expression and characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis lipoprotein LprF. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (BBRC), 391(1):679-684.

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Bauerfeind, Rolf; von Graevenitz, Alexander; Kimmig, Peter; Schiefer, Hans Gerd; Schwarz, Tino; Slenczka, Werner; Zahner, Horst (2016). Zoonoses: infectious diseases transmissible from animals to humans. Washington DC USA: ASM Press.

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Schmölders, Johanna; Manske, Christian; Otto, Andreas; Hoffmann, Christine; Steiner, Bernhard; Welin, Amanda; Becher, Dörte; Hilbi, Hubert (2017). Comparative Proteomics of Purified Pathogen Vacuoles Correlates Intracellular Replication of Legionella pneumophila with the Small GTPase Ras-related protein 1 (Rap1). Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 16(4):622-641.

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Sander, P; Belova, L; Kidan, Y G; Pfister, P; Mankin, A S; Böttger, E C (2002). Ribosomal and non-ribosomal resistance to oxazolidinones: species-specific idiosyncrasy of ribosomal alterations. Molecular Microbiology, 46(5):1295-1304.

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Mueller, N J; Tini, G M; Weber, A; Gaspert, A; Husmann, L; Bloemberg, G; Boehler, A; Benden, C (2015). Hepatitis From Spiroplasma sp. in an Immunocompromised Patient. American Journal of Transplantation, 15(9):2511-2516.

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Koligi, K; Mertz, D; Benz, D; Vogt, T; Bloemberg, G V; Winter, L; Tyndall, A; Battegay, M; Walker, U A (2010). Oligoarthritis durch Tropheryma whipplei „Of bugs and joints“. Der Internist, 52(7):884-888.

Beovic, B

Reichenbach, J; Lopatin, U; Mahlaoui, N; Beovic, B; Siler, U; Zbinden, R; Seger, R A; Galmiche, L; Brousse, N; Kayal, S; Güngör, T; Blanche, S; Holland, S M (2009). Actinomyces in chronic granulomatous disease: an emerging and unanticipated pathogen. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49(11):1703-1710.

Beresford, N

Williams, A; Güthlein, C; Beresford, N; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Davis, E O (2011). UvrD2 is essential in mycobacterium tuberculosis, but its helicase activity is not required. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(17):4487-4494.

Berger, A

Meinel, D M; Kuehl, R; Zbinden, R; Boskova, V; Garzoni, C; Fadini, D; Dolina, M; Blümel, B; Weibel, T; Tschudin-Sutter, S; Widmer, A F; Bielicki, J A; Dierig, A; Heininger, U; Konrad, R; Berger, A; Hinic, V; Goldenberger, D; Blaich, A; Stadler, T; Battegay, M; Sing, A; Egli, A (2016). Outbreak investigation for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae wound infections in refugees from Northeast Africa and Syria in Switzerland and Germany by whole genome sequencing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(12):1003.e1-1003.e8.

Berger, Christoph

Zbinden, Andrea; Zbinden, Reinhard; Berger, Christoph; Arlettaz, Romaine (2015). Case series of bifidobacterium longum bacteremia in three preterm infants on probiotic therapy. Neonatology, 107(1):56-59.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Relly, Christa; Hackenberg, Annette; Stahr, Nikolai; Berger, Christoph; Bloemberg, Guido V; Jacobs, Enno; Nadal, David (2014). Mycoplasma pneumoniae intrathecal antibody responses in bickerstaff brain stem encephalitis. Neuropediatrics, 45(01):061-063.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Bleisch, Barbara; Voit, Antje; Maurer, Florian P; Relly, Christa; Berger, Christoph; Nadal, David; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Survey of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children with community-acquired pneumonia in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, 144:w14041.

Berger-Bachi, B

Zinkernagel, A S; Speck, R F; Ruef, C; Zingg, W; Berger-Bachi, B; Springer, B (2005). Rapidly destructive staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis. Infection, 33(3):148-150.

Berger-Bächi, B

Quiblier, C; Zinkernagel, A S; Schuepbach, R A; Berger-Bächi, B; Senn, M M (2011). Contribution of SecDF to Staphylococcus aureus resistance and expression of virulence factors. BMC Microbiology, 11:72.

Dengler, V; Meier Stutzmann, P; Heusser, R; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2011). Induction kinetics of the Staphylococcus aureus cell wall stress stimulon in response to different cell wall active antibiotics. BMC Microbiology, 11:16.

Over, B; Heusser, R; McCallum, N; Schulthess, B; Kupferschmied, P; Gaiani, J M; Sifri, C D; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2011). LytR-CpsA-Psr proteins in Staphylococcus aureus display partial functional redundancy and the deletion of all three severely impairs septum placement and cell separation. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 320(2):142-51.

McCallum, N; Stutzmann Meier, P; Heusser, R; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). Mutational analyses of ORFs within the vraSR operon and their roles in the cell wall stress response of Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(4):1391-1402.

Schulthess, B; Bloes, D A; François, P; Girardi, M; Schrenzel, J; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). The {sigma}B-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(18):4954-4962.

McCallum, N; Berger-Bächi, B; Senn, M M (2010). Regulation of antibiotic resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 300(2-3):118-129.

McCallum, N; Hinds, J; Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2010). Transcriptional profiling of XdrA, a new regulator of spa transcription in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 192(19):5151-5164.

Berger-Bächi, B; Senn, M M; Ender, M; Seidl, K; Hübscher, J; Schulthess, B; Heusser, R; Stutzmann-Meier, P; McCallum, N (2009). Antimicrobial resistance in staphylococci - resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. In: Corssley, K B; Jefferson, K K; Archer, G; Fowler, V G. Staphylococci in human diseases (2nd edition). UK: Blackwell, 170-192.

Gargis, S R; Gargis, A S; Heath, H E; Heath, L S; LeBlanc, P A; Senn, M M; Berger-Bächi, B; Simmonds, R S; Sloan, G L (2009). Zif, the zoocin A immunity factor, is a FemABX-like immunity protein with a novel mode of action. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75(19):6205-6210.

Ender, M; Burger, S; Sokoli, A; Zbinden, R; Berger-Bächi, B; Heusser, R; Senn, M M; McCallum, N (2009). Variability of SCCmec in the Zurich area. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 28(6):647-653.

Seidl, K; Müller, S; François, P; Kriebitzsch, C; Schrenzel, J; Engelmann, S; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2009). Effect of a glucose impulse on the CcpA regulon in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 9:95.

Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2009). A novel DNA-binding protein modulating methicillin resistance in staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 9:15.

Schulthess, B; Meier, S; Homerova, D; Goerke, C; Wolz, C; Kormanec, J; Berger-Bächi, B; Bischoff, M (2009). Functional characterization of the sigmaB-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon in Staphylococcus aureus: role in methicillin and glycopeptide resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 53(5):1832-1839.

Hübscher, J; McCallum, N; Sifri, C D; Majcherczyk, P A; Entenza, J M; Heusser, R; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2009). MsrR contributes to cell surface characteristics and virulence in Staphylococcus aureus. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 295(2):251-260.

Hübscher, J; Lüthy, L; Berger-Bächi, B; Stutzmann Meier, P (2008). Phylogenetic distribution and membrane topology of the LytR-CpsA-Psr protein family. BMC Genomics, 9:617.

Karauzum, H; Ferry, T; de Bentzmann, S; Lina, G; Bes, M; Vandenesch, F; Schmaler, M; Berger-Bächi, B; Etienne, J; Landmann, R (2008). Comparison of adhesion and virulence of two predominant hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clones and clonal methicillin-susceptible S. aureus isolates. Infection and Immunity, 76(11):5133-5138.

Seidl, K; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2008). CcpA mediates the catabolite repression of tst in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 76(11):5093-5099.

Ender, M D; McCallum, N; Berger-Bächi, B (2008). Impact of mecA promoter mutations on mecA expression and beta-lactam resistance levels. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 298(7-8):607-617.

Amiali, N M; Mulvey, M R; Berger-Bächi, B; Sedman, J; Simor, A E; Ismail, A A (2008). Evaluation of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy for the rapid identification of glycopeptide-intermediate Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 61(1):95-102.

Seidl, K; Goerke, C; Wolz, C; Mack, D; Berger-Bächi, B; Bischoff, M (2008). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects biofilm formation. Infection and Immunity, 76(5):2044-2050.

Monecke, S; Berger-Bächi, B; Coombs, G; Holmes, A; Kay, I; Kearns, A; Linde, H J; O'Brien, F; Slickers, P; Ehricht, R (2007). Comparative genomics and DNA array-based genotyping of pandemic Staphylococcus aureus strains encoding Panton-Valentine leukocidin. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 13(3):236-249.

Heusser, R; Ender, M; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2007). Mosaic staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec containing two recombinase loci and a new mec complex, B2. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(1):390-393.

Ender, M D; Berger-Bächi, B; McCallum, N (2007). Variability in SCCmecN1 spreading among injection drug users in Zurich, Switzerland. BMC Microbiology, 7:62.

McCallum, N; Karauzum, H; Getzmann, R; Bischoff, M; Majcherczyk, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Landmann, R (2006). In vivo survival of teicoplanin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and fitness cost of teicoplanin resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(7):2352-2360.

McCallum, N; Spehar, G; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2006). Strain dependence of the cell wall-damage induced stimulon in Staphylococcus aureus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1760(10):1475-1481.

Rohrer, S; Berger-Bächi, B (2003). FemABX peptidyl transferases: a link between branched-chain cell wall peptide formation and beta-lactam resistance in gram-positive cocci. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(3):837-846.

Rohrer, S; Bischoff, M; Rossi, J; Berger-Bächi, B (2003). Mechanisms of methicillin resistance. In: Fluit, A; Schmitz, F. MRSA: Current perspectives. Trowbridge, UK: Cromwell Press Ltd., 31-53.

Zbinden, R; Ritzler, M; Ritzler, E; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Detection of penicillin-binding protein 2a by rapid slide latex agglutination test in coagulase-negative staphylococci. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39(1):412.

Rohrer, S; Tschierske, M; Zbinden, R; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Improved methods for detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 20(4):267-270.

Vaudaux, P; Francois, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Lew, D P (2001). In vivo emergence of subpopulations expressing teicoplanin or vancomycin resistance phenotypes in a glycopeptide-susceptible, methicillin-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 47(2):163-170.

Bischoff, M; Roos, M; Putnik, J; Wada, A; Glanzmann, P; Giachino, P; Vaudaux, P; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Involvement of multiple genetic loci in Staphylococcus aureus teicoplanin resistance. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 194(1):77-82.

Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). Teicoplanin stress-selected mutations increasing sigma(B) activity in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(6):1714-1720.

Schrader-Fischer, G; Berger-Bächi, B (2001). The AbcA transporter of Staphylococcus aureus affects cell autolysis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(2):407-412.

Brandenberger, M; Tschierske, M; Giachino, P; Wada, A; Berger-Bächi, B (2000). Inactivation of a novel three-cistronic operon tcaR-tcaA-tcaB increases teicoplanin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - General Subjects, 1523(2-3):135-139.

Ehlert, K; Tschierske, M; Mori, C; Schröder, W; Berger-Bächi, B (2000). Site-specific serine incorporation by Lif and Epr into positions 3 and 5 of the Staphylococcal peptidoglycan interpeptide bridge. Journal of Bacteriology, 182(9):2635-2638.

Komatsuzawa, H; Ohta, K; Sugai, M; Fujiwara, T; Glanzmann, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Suginaka, H (2000). Tn551-mediated insertional inactivation of the fmtB gene encoding a cell wall-associated protein abolishes methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 45(4):421-431.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte

Dengler, Vanina; McCallum, Nadine; Kiefer, Patrick; Christen, Philipp; Patrignani, Andrea; Vorholt, Julia A; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Senn, Maria M (2013). Mutation in the c-di-amp cyclase daca affects fitness and resistance of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus. PLoS ONE, 8(8):e73512.

Quiblier, Chantal; Seidl, Kati; Roschitzki, Bernd; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Senn, Maria M (2013). Secretome analysis defines the major role of SecDF in Staphylococcus aureus virulence. PLoS ONE, 8(5):e63513.

Dengler, Vanina; Meier, Patricia Stutzmann; Heusser, Ronald; Kupferschmied, Peter; Fazekas, Judit; Friebe, Sarah; Staufer, Sibylle Burger; Majcherczyk, Paul A; Moreillon, Philippe; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; McCallum, Nadine (2012). Deletion of hypothetical wall teichoic acid ligases in Staphylococcus aureus activates the cell wall stress response. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 333(2):109-120.

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloes, Dominik A; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2012). Opposing roles of σB and σB-controlled SpoVG in the global regulation of esxA in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 12:17.

Lee, Sui Mae; Ender, Miriam; Adhikari, Rajan; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2007). Fitness cost of staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus by way of continuous culture. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(4):1497-1499.

McCallum, Nadine; Brassinga, Ann Karen C; Sifri, Costi D; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2007). Functional characterization of TcaA: minimal requirement for teicoplanin susceptibility and role in Caenorhabditis elegans virulence. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 51(11):3836-3843.

Hübscher, Judith; Jansen, Andrea; Kotte, Oliver; Schäfer, Juliane; Majcherczyk, Paul A; Harris, Llinos G; Bierbaum, Gabriele; Heinemann, Matthias; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2007). Living with an imperfect cell wall: compensation of femAB inactivation in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Genomics, (8):307.

Kraus, Dirk; Kalbacher, Hubert; Buschmann, Julia; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Götz, Friedrich; Peschel, Andreas (2007). Muropeptide modification-amidation of peptidoglycan D-glutamate does not affect the proinflammatory activity of Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 75(4):2084-2087.

Meier, Stefan; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Seidl, Kati; Homerova, Dagmar; Schulthess, Bettina; Kormanec, Jan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2007). sigmaB and the sigmaB-dependent arlRS and yabJ-spoVG loci affect capsule formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 75(9):4562-4571.

Seidl, Kati; Stucki, Martin; Ruegg, Martin; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Harris, Llinos; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2006). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects virulence determinant production and antibiotic resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(4):1183-1194.

Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; McCallum, Nadine (2006). State of the knowledge of bacterial resistance. Injury, 37(2 Suppl):S20-S25.

Senn, Maria Magdalena; Giachino, Philipp; Homerova, Dagmar; Steinhuber, Andrea; Strassner, Jochen; Kormanec, Jan; Flückiger, Ursula; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Molecular analysis and organization of the sigmaB operon in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(23):8006-8019.

Qi, Wei; Ender, Miriam; O'Brien, Frances; Imhof, Alexander; Ruef, Christian; McCallum, Nadine; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Zurich, Switzerland (2003): prevalence of type IV SCCmec and a new SCCmec element associated with isolates from intravenous drug users. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 43(10):5164-5170.

Entenza, Jose-Manuel; Moreillon, Philippe; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Kormanec, Jan; Dunman, Paul M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Role of sigmaB in the expression of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall adhesins ClfA and FnbA and contribution to infectivity in a rat model of experimental endocarditis. Infection and Immunity, 73(2):990-998.

Dumoulin, Alexis; Grauschopf, Ulla; Bischoff, Markus; Thöny-Meyer, Linda; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). Staphylococcus aureus DsbA is a membrane-bound lipoprotein with thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase activity. Archives of Microbiology, 184(2):117-128.

Senn, Maria M; Bischoff, Markus; von Eiff, Christof; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). sigmaB activity in a Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutant. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(21):7397-7406.

Ender, Miriam; McCallum, Nadine; Adhikari, Rajan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). Fitness cost of SCCmec and methicillin resistance levels in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):2295-2297.

Schneider, Tanja; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Tossi, Alessandro; Sahl, Hans-Georg; Wiedemann, Imke (2004). In vitro assembly of a complete, pentaglycine interpeptide bridge containing cell wall precursor (lipid II-Gly5) of Staphylococcus aureus. Molecular Microbiology, 53(2):675-685.

Bischoff, Markus; Dunman, Paul; Kormanec, Jan; Macapagal, Daphne; Murphy, Ellen; Mounts, William; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven (2004). Microarray-based analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus sigmaB regulon. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(13):4085-4099.

McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Maki, Hideki; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). TcaR, a putative MarR-like regulator of sarS expression. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(10):2966-2972.

Komatsuzawa, Hitoshi; Fujiwara, Tamaki; Nishi, Hiromi; Yamada, Sakuo; Ohara, Masaru; McCallum, Nadine; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Sugai, Motoyuki (2004). The gate controlling cell wall synthesis in Staphylococcus aureus. Molecular Microbiology, 53(4):1221-31.

Adhikari, Rajan P; Scales, Georgina C; Kobayashi, Kere; Smith, John M B; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Cook, Gregory M (2004). Vancomycin-induced deletion of the methicillin resistance gene mecA in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 54(2):360-363.

Maki, Hideki; McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). tcaA inactivation increases glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):1953-1959.

Rohrer, Susanne; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). Application of a bacterial two-hybrid system for the analysis of protein-protein interactions between FemABX family proteins. Microbiology, 149(10):2733-2738.

Rossi, Jutta; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). MsrR, a putative cell envelope-associated element involved in Staphylococcus aureus sarA attenuation. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(8):2558-2564.

Nair, Sean P; Bischoff, Markus; Senn, Maria M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). The sigma B regulon influences internalization of Staphylococcus aureus by osteoblasts. Infection and Immunity, 71(7):4167-4170.

Rohrer, Susanne; Maki, Hideki; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). What makes resistance to methicillin heterogeneous? Journal of Medical Microbiology, 52(8):605-607.

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Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2001). Mechanismen der Antibiotika-Resistenzbildung in Bakterien. Mitteilungen aus Lebensmitteluntersuchung und Hygiene, 92(1):3-9.

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Schulthess, B; Bloes, D A; François, P; Girardi, M; Schrenzel, J; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). The {sigma}B-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(18):4954-4962.

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Seidl, K; Goerke, C; Wolz, C; Mack, D; Berger-Bächi, B; Bischoff, M (2008). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects biofilm formation. Infection and Immunity, 76(5):2044-2050.

McCallum, N; Karauzum, H; Getzmann, R; Bischoff, M; Majcherczyk, P; Berger-Bächi, B; Landmann, R (2006). In vivo survival of teicoplanin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and fitness cost of teicoplanin resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(7):2352-2360.

McCallum, N; Spehar, G; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2006). Strain dependence of the cell wall-damage induced stimulon in Staphylococcus aureus. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1760(10):1475-1481.

Rohrer, S; Bischoff, M; Rossi, J; Berger-Bächi, B (2003). Mechanisms of methicillin resistance. In: Fluit, A; Schmitz, F. MRSA: Current perspectives. Trowbridge, UK: Cromwell Press Ltd., 31-53.

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Meier, Stefan; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Seidl, Kati; Homerova, Dagmar; Schulthess, Bettina; Kormanec, Jan; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2007). sigmaB and the sigmaB-dependent arlRS and yabJ-spoVG loci affect capsule formation in Staphylococcus aureus. Infection and Immunity, 75(9):4562-4571.

Seidl, Kati; Stucki, Martin; Ruegg, Martin; Goerke, Christiane; Wolz, Christiane; Harris, Llinos; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2006). Staphylococcus aureus CcpA affects virulence determinant production and antibiotic resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(4):1183-1194.

Senn, Maria Magdalena; Giachino, Philipp; Homerova, Dagmar; Steinhuber, Andrea; Strassner, Jochen; Kormanec, Jan; Flückiger, Ursula; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Molecular analysis and organization of the sigmaB operon in Staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(23):8006-8019.

Goerke, Christiane; Fluckiger, Ursula; Steinhuber, Andrea; Bisanzio, Vittoria; Ulrich, Martina; Bischoff, Markus; Patti, Joseph M; Wolz, Christiane (2005). Role of Staphylococcus aureus global regulators sae and sigmaB in virulence gene expression during device-related infection. Infection and Immunity, 73(6):3415-3421.

Entenza, Jose-Manuel; Moreillon, Philippe; Senn, Maria Magdalena; Kormanec, Jan; Dunman, Paul M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven; Bischoff, Markus (2005). Role of sigmaB in the expression of Staphylococcus aureus cell wall adhesins ClfA and FnbA and contribution to infectivity in a rat model of experimental endocarditis. Infection and Immunity, 73(2):990-998.

Chatterjee, Indranil; Becker, Petra; Grundmeier, Matthias; Bischoff, Markus; Somerville, Greg A; Peters, Georg; Sinha, Bhanu; Harraghy, Niamh; Proctor, Richard A; Herrmann, Mathias (2005). Staphylococcus aureus ClpC is required for stress resistance, aconitase activity, growth recovery, and death. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(13):4488-4496.

Dumoulin, Alexis; Grauschopf, Ulla; Bischoff, Markus; Thöny-Meyer, Linda; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). Staphylococcus aureus DsbA is a membrane-bound lipoprotein with thiol-disulfide oxidoreductase activity. Archives of Microbiology, 184(2):117-128.

Senn, Maria M; Bischoff, Markus; von Eiff, Christof; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2005). sigmaB activity in a Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutant. Journal of Bacteriology, 187(21):7397-7406.

Bischoff, Markus; Dunman, Paul; Kormanec, Jan; Macapagal, Daphne; Murphy, Ellen; Mounts, William; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte; Projan, Steven (2004). Microarray-based analysis of the Staphylococcus aureus sigmaB regulon. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(13):4085-4099.

Homerova, Dagmar; Bischoff, Markus; Dumolin, Alexis; Kormanec, Jan (2004). Optimization of a two-plasmid system for the identification of promoters recognized by RNA polymerase containing Staphylococcus aureus alternative sigma factor sigmaB. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 232(2):173-179.

McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Maki, Hideki; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). TcaR, a putative MarR-like regulator of sarS expression. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(10):2966-2972.

Rice, Kelly C; Patton, Toni; Yang, Soo-Jin; Dumoulin, Alexis; Bischoff, Markus; Bayles, Kenneth W (2004). Transcription of the Staphylococcus aureus cid and lrg murein hydrolase regulators is affected by sigma factor B. Journal of Bacteriology, 186(10):3029-3037.

Maki, Hideki; McCallum, Nadine; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2004). tcaA inactivation increases glycopeptide resistance in Staphylococcus aureus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 48(6):1953-1959.

Rossi, Jutta; Bischoff, Markus; Wada, Akihito; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). MsrR, a putative cell envelope-associated element involved in Staphylococcus aureus sarA attenuation. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(8):2558-2564.

Nair, Sean P; Bischoff, Markus; Senn, Maria M; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2003). The sigma B regulon influences internalization of Staphylococcus aureus by osteoblasts. Infection and Immunity, 71(7):4167-4170.

Blaich, A

Meinel, D M; Kuehl, R; Zbinden, R; Boskova, V; Garzoni, C; Fadini, D; Dolina, M; Blümel, B; Weibel, T; Tschudin-Sutter, S; Widmer, A F; Bielicki, J A; Dierig, A; Heininger, U; Konrad, R; Berger, A; Hinic, V; Goldenberger, D; Blaich, A; Stadler, T; Battegay, M; Sing, A; Egli, A (2016). Outbreak investigation for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae wound infections in refugees from Northeast Africa and Syria in Switzerland and Germany by whole genome sequencing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(12):1003.e1-1003.e8.

Blanc, D S

Senn, L; Basset, P; Greub, G; Prod'hom, G; Frei, R; Zbinden, R; Gaia, V; Balmelli, C; Pfyffer, G E; Mühlemann, K; Zanetti, G; Blanc, D S (2013). Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Switzerland: sampling only invasive isolates does not allow a representative description of the local diversity of clones. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(7):E288-E290.

Blanche, S

Reichenbach, J; Lopatin, U; Mahlaoui, N; Beovic, B; Siler, U; Zbinden, R; Seger, R A; Galmiche, L; Brousse, N; Kayal, S; Güngör, T; Blanche, S; Holland, S M (2009). Actinomyces in chronic granulomatous disease: an emerging and unanticipated pathogen. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 49(11):1703-1710.

Bleisch, Barbara

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Bleisch, Barbara; Voit, Antje; Maurer, Florian P; Relly, Christa; Berger, Christoph; Nadal, David; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Survey of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children with community-acquired pneumonia in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, 144:w14041.

Blodkamp, Stefanie

Blodkamp, Stefanie; Kadlec, Kristina; Gutsmann, Thomas; Quiblier, Chantal; Naim, Hassan Y; Schwarz, Stefan; von Köckritz-Blickwede, Maren (2017). Effects of SecDF on the antimicrobial functions of cathelicidins against Staphylococcus aureus. Veterinary Microbiology, 200:52-58.

Bloemberg, G

Mueller, N J; Tini, G M; Weber, A; Gaspert, A; Husmann, L; Bloemberg, G; Boehler, A; Benden, C (2015). Hepatitis From Spiroplasma sp. in an Immunocompromised Patient. American Journal of Transplantation, 15(9):2511-2516.

Maurer, F; Castelberg, C; von Braun, A; Wolfensberger, A; Bloemberg, G; Bottger, E; Somoskovi, A (2014). Postsurgical wound infections due to rapidly growing mycobacteria in Swiss medical tourists following cosmetic surgery in Latin America between 2012 and 2014. Eurosurveillance, 19(37):pii=20905.

Hugelshofer, M; Achermann, Y; Kovari, H; Dent, W; Hombach, M; Bloemberg, G (2012). Meningoencephalitis with Subdural Empyema Caused by Toxigenic Clostridium perfringens Type A. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(10):3409-3411.

Bloemberg, G V

Ritter, C; Lucke, K; Sirgel, F A; Warren, R W; van Helden, P D; Böttger, E C; Bloemberg, G V (2014). Evaluation of the AID TB Resistance Line Probe Assay for Rapid Detection of Genetic Alterations Associated with Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(3):940-946.

Maurer, F; Marques, M; Roth, T N; Kuster, S P; Bloemberg, G V (2013). A well preserved culprit. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 56(5):747-748.

Zbinden, A; Imhof, A; Wilhelm, M J; Ruschitzka, F; Wild, P; Bloemberg, G V; Mueller, N J (2012). Fatal outcome after heart transplantation caused by Aspergillus lentulus. Transplant Infectious Disease, 14(5):E60-E63.

Corti, M A M; Bloemberg, G V; Borelli, S; Kutzner, H; Eich, G; Hoelzle, L; Lautenschlager, S (2012). Rare human skin infection with Corynebacterium ulcerans: transmission by a domestic cat. Infection, 40(5):575-578.

Thierfelder, C; Keller, P M; Kocher, C; Gaudenz, R; Hombach, M; Bloemberg, G V; Ruef, C (2012). Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus. Swiss Medical Weekly, 142(142):0.

Polsfuss, S; Bloemberg, G V; Giger, J; Meyer, V; Böttger, E C; Hombach, M (2011). A practical approach for reliable detection of AmpC Beta-Lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(8):2798-2803.

Rampini, S K; Bloemberg, G V; Keller, P M; Büchler, A C; Dollenmaier, G; Speck, R F; Böttger, E C (2011). Broad-range 16S rRNA gene polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of culture-negative bacterial infections. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 53(12):1245-1251.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Polsfuss, S; Poledica, M; Hombach, M; Giger, J; Böttger, E C; Zbinden, R; Bloemberg, G V (2011). Detection of AmpC beta-lactamase in Escherichia coli: comparison of three phenotypic confirmation assays and genetic analysis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(8):2924-2932.

Preiswerk, B; Ullrich, S; Speich, R; Bloemberg, G V; Hombach, M (2011). Human infection with Delftia tsuruhatensis isolated from a central venous catheter. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 60(2):246-248.

Zbinden, A C; Keller, P M; Bloemberg, G V (2011). Rapid molecular detection of tuberculosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 364(2):183.

Zbinden, A; Köhler, N; Bloemberg, G V (2011). recA-based PCR assay for accurate differentiation of streptococcus pneumoniae from other viridans streptococci. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(2):523-527.

Flammer Anikpeh, Y; Keller, P; Bloemberg, G V; Grünenfelder, J; Zinkernagel, A (2010). Spacecraft bacterium, Paenibacillus pasadenensis, causing wound infection in humans. BMJ Case Reports:bcr.06.2010.3058.

Lucke, K; Kuster, S P; Bertea, M; Ruef, C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). A deep sternal wound infection caused by Ureaplasma urealyticum. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 59(Pt 10):1254-1256.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Lüthy, J; Voit, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Detection and identification of Mycobacterium spp. in clinical specimens by combining the Roche Cobas Amplicor Mycobacterium tuberculosis assay with Mycobacterium genus detection and nucleic acid sequencing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11):3943-3948.

Keller, P M; Rampini, S K; Bloemberg, G V (2010). Detection of a mixed infection in a culture-negative brain abscess by broad-spectrum bacterial 16S rRNA gene PCR. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(6):2250-2252.

Koligi, K; Mertz, D; Benz, D; Vogt, T; Bloemberg, G V; Winter, L; Tyndall, A; Battegay, M; Walker, U A (2010). Oligoarthritis durch Tropheryma whipplei „Of bugs and joints“. Der Internist, 52(7):884-888.

Keller, P M; Rampini, S K; Büchler, A C; Eich, G; Wanner, R M; Speck, R F; Böttger, E C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). Recognition of potentially novel human disease-associated pathogens by implementation of systematic 16S rRNA gene sequencing in the diagnostic laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9):3397-3402.

Fehr, J S; Bloemberg, G V; Ritter, C; Hombach, M; Lüscher, T F; Weber, R; Keller, P M (2010). Septicemia caused by tick-borne bacterial pathogen Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 16(7):1127-1129.

Ciardo, D E; Lucke, K; Imhof, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Systematic internal transcribed spacer sequence analysis for identification of clinical mold isolates in diagnostic mycology: a 5-year study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8):2809-2813.

Bloemberg, Guido

Scherrer, Alexandra U; Bloemberg, Guido; Zbinden, Reinhard; Zinkernagel, Annelies S; Fuchs, Claudio; Frauenfelder, Sandra; Rancic, Zoran; Mayer, Dieter; Hasse, Barbara (2016). Prosthetic vascular graft infections: bacterial cultures from negative-pressure-wound-therapy foams do not improve diagnostics. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(8):2190-2193.

Kohler, Philipp; Kuster, Stefan P; Bloemberg, Guido; Schulthess, Bettina; Frank, Michelle; Tanner, Felix C; Rössle, Matthias; Böni, Christian; Falk, Volkmar; Wilhelm, Markus J; Sommerstein, Rami; Achermann, Yvonne; Ten Oever, Jaap; Debast, Sylvia B; Wolfhagen, Maurice J H M; Brandon Bravo Bruinsma, George J; Vos, Margreet C; Bogers, Ad; Serr, Annerose; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Sax, Hugo; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer; van Ingen, Jakko; Wagner, Dirk; Hasse, Barbara (2015). Healthcare-associated prosthetic heart valve, aortic vascular graft, and disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infections subsequent to open heart surgery. European Heart Journal, 36(40):2745-2753.

Sax, Hugo; Bloemberg, Guido; Hasse, Barbara; Sommerstein, Rami; Kohler, Philipp; Achermann, Yvonne; Rössle, Matthias; Falk, Volkmar; Kuster, Stefan P; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer (2015). Prolonged Outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera Infection After Open-Chest Heart Surgery. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 61(1):67-75.

Wennerås, Christine; Bloemberg, Guido; Bogdan, Christian (2014). Reply to Raoult. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 59(7):1042-1043.

Grankvist, Anna; Andersson, Per-Ola; Mattsson, Mattias; Sender, Monica; Vaht, Krista; Höper, Linnea; Sakiniene, Egidija; Trysberg, Estelle; Stenson, Martin; Fehr, Jan; Pekova, Sona; Bogdan, Christian; Bloemberg, Guido; Wennerås, Christine (2014). Infections with the tick-borne bacterium "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" mimic noninfectious conditions in patients with B cell malignancies or autoimmune diseases. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 58(12):1716-1722.

Deggim, Vanessa; Somoskovi, Akos; Bloemberg, Guido (2014). Reply to "Performance of the Xpert MTB/RIF Assay on Nonrespiratory Specimens and Accuracy of This Assay for Detection of Rifampin Resistance in a Low-Prevalence Setting". Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(2):707.

Fulchini, Rosamaria; Bloemberg, Guido; Boggian, Katia (2013). Bacillary angiomatosis and bacteremia due to bartonella quintana in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Case Reports in Infectious Diseases, 2013:694765.

Achermann, Yvonne; Rössle, Matthias; Hoffmann, Matthias; Deggim, Vanessa; Kuster, Stefan; Zimmermann, Dieter R; Bloemberg, Guido; Hombach, Michael; Hasse, Barbara (2013). Prosthetic valve endocarditis and bloodstream infection due to Mycobacterium chimaera. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(6):1769-1773.

Schöning, Janne Marie; Cerny, Nadine; Prohaska, Sarah; Wittenbrink, Max M; Smith, Noel H; Bloemberg, Guido; Pewsner, Mirjam; Schiller, Irene; Origgi, Francesco C; Ryser-Degiorgis, Marie-Pierre (2013). Surveillance of bovine tuberculosis and risk estimation of a future reservoir formation in wildlife in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. PLoS ONE, 8(1):e54253.

Bloemberg, Guido V

Hürlimann, Lea M; Corradi, Valentina; Hohl, Michael; Bloemberg, Guido V; Tieleman, D Peter; Seeger, Markus A (2016). The heterodimeric ABC transporter EfrCD mediates multidrug efflux in enterococcus faecalis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 60(9):5400-5411.

Deggim-Messmer, Vanessa; Bloemberg, Guido V; Ritter, Claudia; Voit, Antje; Hömke, Rico; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Diagnostic molecular mycobacteriology in regions with low tuberculosis endemicity: combining real-time PCR assays for detection of multiple mycobacterial pathogens with line probe assays for identification of resistance mutations. EBioMedicine, 9:228-237.

Jost, Geraldine; Bloemberg, Guido V; Hombach, Michael (2016). Improved sensitivity for meticillin resistance detection in coagulase-negative staphylococci by moxalactam antibiotic discs or a cefoxitin investigation zone. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 65(6):566-568.

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Andrea; Mouttet, Forouhar; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2016). Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for the identification of fastidious Gram-negative rods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(3):543-548.

Hombach, Michael; von Gunten, Barbara; Castelberg, Claudio; Bloemberg, Guido V (2015). Evaluation of the Rapidec Carba NP test for detection of Carbapenemases in Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(12):3828-2833.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Keller, Peter M; Stuckia, David; Trauner, Andrej; Borrell, Sonia; Latshang, Tsogyal; Coscolla, Mireia; Rothe, Thomas; Hömke, Rico; Ritter, Claudia; Feldmann, Julia; Schulthess, Bettina; Gagneux, Sebastien; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Acquired Resistance to Bedaquiline and Delamanid in Therapy for Tuberculosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 373(20):1986-1988.

Keller, Peter M; Hömke, Rico; Ritter, Claudia; Valsesia, Giorgia; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Determination of MIC Distribution and Epidemiological Cut-Off Values for Bedaquiline and Delamanid in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using MGIT 960/TB eXiST. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(7):4352-4355.

Maurer, Florian P; Bruderer, Vera L; Castelberg, Claudio; Ritter, Claudia; Scherbakov, Dimitri; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes determine the innate susceptibility to aminoglycoside antibiotics in rapidly growing mycobacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70(5):1412-1419.

Somoskovi, Akos; Bruderer, Vera; Hömke, Rico; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). A mutation associated with clofazimine and bedaquiline cross-resistance in MDR-TB following bedaquiline treatment. European Respiratory Journal, 45(2):554-557.

Maurer, Florian P; Castelberg, Claudio; Quiblier, Chantal; Bloemberg, Guido V; Hombach, Michael (2015). Evaluation of carbapenemase screening and confirmation tests in Enterobacteriaceae and development of a practical diagnostic algorithm. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(1):95-104.

Schulthess, Bettina; Ledermann, Raphael; Mouttet, Forouhar; Zbinden, Andrea; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Use of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for identification of molds in the clinical mycology laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(8):2797-2803.

Maurer, Florian P; Bruderer, Vera L; Ritter, Claudia; Castelberg, Claudio; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2014). Lack of antimicrobial bactericidal activity in Mycobacterium abscessus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58(7):3828-3836.

Glatz, Martin; Müllegger, Robert R; Maurer, Florian; Fingerle, Volker; Achermann, Yvonne; Wilske, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Detection of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in a tick population from Austria. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 5(2):139-144.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Polsfuss, Silke; Meyer, Vera; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Evaluation of the AID ESBL line probe assay for rapid detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) and KPC carbapenemase genes in Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69(1):85-90.

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for identification of Gram-positive rods - development of a diagnostic algorithm for the clinical laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(4):1089-1097.

Zbinden, Andrea; Aras, Fatma; Zbinden, Reinhard; Mouttet, Forouhar; Schmidlin, Patrick R; Bloemberg, Guido V; Bostanci, Nagihan (2014). Frequent detection of Streptococcus tigurinus in the human oral microbial flora by a specific 16S rRNA gene real-time TaqMan PCR. BMC Microbiology, 14:231.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Relly, Christa; Hackenberg, Annette; Stahr, Nikolai; Berger, Christoph; Bloemberg, Guido V; Jacobs, Enno; Nadal, David (2014). Mycoplasma pneumoniae intrathecal antibody responses in bickerstaff brain stem encephalitis. Neuropediatrics, 45(01):061-063.

Somoskovi, Akos; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Reply to "Described Diagnostic Inconsistencies Were Observed with an Obsolete Version of the Xpert MTB/RIF Assay and Are Unlikely To Recur in the Current Version of the Assay". Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(2):705.

Meyer Sauteur, Patrick M; Bleisch, Barbara; Voit, Antje; Maurer, Florian P; Relly, Christa; Berger, Christoph; Nadal, David; Bloemberg, Guido V (2014). Survey of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children with community-acquired pneumonia in Switzerland. Swiss Medical Weekly, 144:w14041.

de Melo Oliveira, Maria G; Abels, Susanne; Zbinden, Reinhard; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Andrea (2013). Accurate identification of fastidious Gram-negative rods: integration of both conventional phenotypic methods and 16S rRNA gene analysis. BMC Microbiology, 13:162.

Maurer, Florian P; Keller, Peter M; Beuret, Christian; Joha, Cornelia; Achermann, Yvonne; Gubler, Jaques; Bircher, Daniela; Karrer, Urs; Fehr, Jan; Zimmerli, Lukas; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Close geographic association of human neoehrlichiosis and tick populations carrying Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in Eastern Switzerland. Journal of clinical microbiology, 51(1):169-176.

Hombach, Michael; Mouttet, Brice; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Consequences of revised CLSI and EUCAST guidelines for antibiotic susceptibility patterns of ESBL- and AmpC β-lactamase-producing clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 68(9):2092-2098.

Somoskovi, Akos; Deggim, Vanessa; Ciardo, Diana; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Diagnostic implications of inconsistent results obtained with the Xpert MTB/Rif assay in detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates with an rpoB mutation associated with low-level rifampin resistance. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(9):3127-3129.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Voit, Antje; Ritter, Claudia; Deggim, Vanessa; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Evaluation of Cobas TaqMan MTB for direct detection of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in comparison with Cobas Amplicor MTB. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2112-2117.

Schulthess, Bettina; Brodner, Katharina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2013). Identification of Gram-positive cocci by use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry: comparison of different preparation methods and implementation of a practical algorithm for routine diagnostics. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(6):1834-1840.

Deggim, Vanessa; Somoskovi, Akos; Voit, Antje; Böttger, Erik C; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Integrating the Xpert MTB/RIF assay into a diagnostic workflow for rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low-prevalence area. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2396-2399.

Maurer, Florian P; Rüegger, Vera; Ritter, Claudia; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Acquisition of clarithromycin resistance mutations in the 23S rRNA gene of Mycobacterium abscessus in the presence of inducible erm(41). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(11):2606-2611.

Polsfuss, Silke; Bloemberg, Guido V; Giger, Jacqueline; Meyer, Vera; Hombach, Michael (2012). Comparison of European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (EUCAST) and CLSI screening parameters for the detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamase production in clinical Enterobacteriaceae isolates. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(1):159-166.

Hombach, Michael; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Effects of clinical breakpoint changes in CLSI guidelines 2010/2011 and EUCAST guidelines 2011 on antibiotic susceptibility test reporting of Gram-negative bacilli. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(3):622-632.

Polsfuss, Silke; Bloemberg, Guido V; Giger, Jacqueline; Meyer, Vera; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2012). Evaluation of a diagnostic flow chart for detection and confirmation of extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) in Enterobacteriaceae. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 18(12):1194-1204.

Zbinden, Andrea; Mueller, Nicolas J; Tarr, Philip E; Spröer, Cathrin; Keller, Peter M; Bloemberg, Guido V (2012). Streptococcus tigurinus sp. nov., isolated from blood of patients with endocarditis, meningitis and spondylodiscitis. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 62(Pt 12):2941-2945.

Zbinden, Andrea; Mueller, Nicolas J; Tarr, Philip E; Eich, Gerhard; Schulthess, Bettina; Bahlmann, Anna S; Keller, Peter M; Bloemberg, Guido V (2012). Streptococcus tigurinus, a novel member of the Streptococcus mitis group, causes invasive infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(9):2969-2973.

Bloemberg, Guido Vincent

Bloemberg, Guido Vincent. An essential role for the 16S rRNA gene in the identification of culture negative infections and the discovery of novel human associated pathogens. 2014, University of Zurich, Faculty of Medicine.

Bloes, D A

Schulthess, B; Bloes, D A; François, P; Girardi, M; Schrenzel, J; Bischoff, M; Berger-Bächi, B (2011). The {sigma}B-dependent yabJ-spoVG operon is involved in the regulation of extracellular nuclease, lipase, and protease expression in staphylococcus aureus. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(18):4954-4962.

Bloes, Dominik A

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloes, Dominik A; Berger-Bächi, Brigitte (2012). Opposing roles of σB and σB-controlled SpoVG in the global regulation of esxA in Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiology, 12:17.

Bloom, B

Kaufmann, S; Bloom, B; Brosch, R; Cardona, P-J; Dockrell, H; Fritzell, B; Grode, L; Hanekom, W; Hokey, D; Levin, M; Martin, C; Sander, P; Scriba, T; Shaligram, U; Tameris, M; von Reyn, F; Walker, B; Weiner, J; White, R G; Schrager, L (2015). Developing whole mycobacteria cell vaccines for tuberculosis: Workshop proceedings, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany, July 9, 2014. Vaccine, 33(26):3047-3055.

Blöchliger, Nicolas

Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Böttger, Erik C (2017). Fully automated disc diffusion for rapid antibiotic susceptibility test results: a proof-of-principle study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(6):1659-1668.

Blümel, B

Meinel, D M; Kuehl, R; Zbinden, R; Boskova, V; Garzoni, C; Fadini, D; Dolina, M; Blümel, B; Weibel, T; Tschudin-Sutter, S; Widmer, A F; Bielicki, J A; Dierig, A; Heininger, U; Konrad, R; Berger, A; Hinic, V; Goldenberger, D; Blaich, A; Stadler, T; Battegay, M; Sing, A; Egli, A (2016). Outbreak investigation for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae wound infections in refugees from Northeast Africa and Syria in Switzerland and Germany by whole genome sequencing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22(12):1003.e1-1003.e8.

Bode, Helge B

Tobias, Nicholas J; Ahrendt, Tilman; Schell, Ursula; Miltenberger, Melissa; Hilbi, Hubert; Bode, Helge B (2016). Legionella shows a diverse secondary metabolism dependent on a broad spectrum Sfp-type phosphopantetheinyl transferase. PeerJ, 4:e2720.

Bodler, Paul

Zbinden, Andrea; Quiblier, Chantal; Hernandez, David; Herzog, Kathrin; Bodler, Paul; Senn, Maria M; Gizard, Yann; Schrenzel, Jacques; François, Patrice (2014). Characterization of Streptococcus tigurinus Small-Colony Variants Causing Prosthetic Joint Infection by Comparative Whole-Genome Analyses. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(2):467-474.

Bodmer, T

Fenner, L; Gagneux, S; Helbling, P; Battegay, M; Rieder, H L; Pfyffer, G E; Zwahlen, M; Furrer, H; Siegrist, H H; Fehr, J; Dolina, M; Calmy, A; Stucki, D; Jaton, K; Janssens, J P; Stalder, J M; Bodmer, T; Ninet, B; Böttger, E C; Egger, M (2012). Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a country with low tuberculosis incidence: Role of immigration and HIV infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 50(2):388-395.

Bodmer, Thomas

Fenner, Lukas; Egger, Matthias; Bodmer, Thomas; Furrer, Hansjakob; Ballif, Marie; Battegay, Manuel; Helbling, Peter; Fehr, Jan; Gsponer, Thomas; Rieder, Hans L; Zwahlen, Marcel; Hoffmann, Matthias; Bernasconi, Enos; Cavassini, Matthias; Calmy, Alexandra; Dolina, Marisa; Frei, Reno; Janssens, Jean-Paul; Borrell, Sonia; Stucki, David; Schrenzel, Jacques; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien (2013). HIV infection disrupts the sympatric host-pathogen relationship in human tuberculosis. PLoS Genetics, 9(3):e1003318.

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Liu, J; Bruhn, D; Lee, R B; Zheng, Z; Janusic, T; Shcherbakov, D; Scherman, M; Boshoff, H; Das, S; Raskesh, K; Waidyarachchi, S; Brewer, T; Garcia, B; Yang, L; Bollinger, J; Robertson, G; Meibohn, B; Lenaerts, A; Ainsa, J; Böttger, E C; Lee, R E (2017). The structure-activity relationships of Spectinamide antituberculosis agents; a dissection of ribosomal inhibition and native efflux avoidance contributions. ACS Infectious Diseases, 3(1):72-88.

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Ritter, C; Lucke, K; Sirgel, F A; Warren, R W; van Helden, P D; Böttger, E C; Bloemberg, G V (2014). Evaluation of the AID TB Resistance Line Probe Assay for Rapid Detection of Genetic Alterations Associated with Drug Resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Strains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(3):940-946.

Somoskovi, A; Helbling, P; Deggim, V; Hömke, R; Ritter, C; Böttger, E C (2014). Transmission of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in a low-incidence setting, Switzerland, 2006 to 2012. Eurosurveillance, 19(11):4.

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Polsfuss, S; Bloemberg, G V; Giger, J; Meyer, V; Böttger, E C; Hombach, M (2011). A practical approach for reliable detection of AmpC Beta-Lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49(8):2798-2803.

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Böttger, E C (2011). Drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis: molecular mechanisms and laboratory susceptibility testing. In: Donald, P R; Van Helden, P D. Antituberculosis Chemotherapy. Basel [etc.]: Karger, 128-144.

Hobbie, S N; Kaiser, M; Schmidt, S; Shcherbakov, D; Janusic, T; Brun, R; Böttger, E C (2011). Genetic reconstruction of protozoan rRNA decoding sites provides a rationale for paromomycin activity against Leishmania and Trypanosoma. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5(5):e1161.

Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Matt, T; Duscha, S; Meyer, Martin; Wilson, D N; Böttger, E C (2011). Molecular basis for the selectivity of antituberculosis compounds capreomycin and viomycin. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(10):4712-4717.

Tortoli, E; Böttger, E C; Fabio, A; Falsen, E; Gitti, Z; Grottola, A; Klenk, H P; Mannino, R; Mariottini, A; Messinò, M; Pecorari, M; Rumpianesi, F (2011). Mycobacterium europaeum sp. nov., a scotochromogenic species related to Mycobacterium simiae complex. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 61(7):1606-1611.

Akshay, S; Bertea, M; Hobbie, S N; Oettinghaus, B; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C; Akbergenov, R (2011). Phylogenetic sequence variations in bacterial rRNA affect species-specific susceptibility to drugs targeting protein synthesis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 55(9):4096-4102.

Johansen, P; Fettelschoss, A; Amstutz, B; Selchow, P; Waeckerle-Men, Y; Keller, P; Deretic, V; Held, L; Kündig, T M; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2011). Relief from zmp1-mediated arrest of phagosome maturation is associated with facilitated presentation and enhanced immunogenicity of mycobacterial antigens. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : CVI, 18(6):907-913.

Rossi, F; Khanduja, J S; Bortoluzzi, A; Houghton, J; Sander, P; Güthlein, C; Davis, E O; Springer, B; Böttger, E C; Relini, A; Penco, A; Muniyappa, K; Rizzi, M (2011). The biological and structural characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis UvrA provides novel insights into its mechanism of action. Nucleic Acids Research, 39(16):7316-7328.

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Williams, A; Güthlein, C; Beresford, N; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Davis, E O (2011). UvrD2 is essential in mycobacterium tuberculosis, but its helicase activity is not required. Journal of Bacteriology, 193(17):4487-4494.

van Ingen, J; de Lange, W C; Boeree, M J; Iseman, M D; Daley, C L; Heifets, L B; Böttger, E C; van Soolingen, D (2011). XDR tuberculosis. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 11(8):585.

Peter-Getzlaff, S; Lüthy, J; Voit, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Detection and identification of Mycobacterium spp. in clinical specimens by combining the Roche Cobas Amplicor Mycobacterium tuberculosis assay with Mycobacterium genus detection and nucleic acid sequencing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11):3943-3948.

Shcherbakov, D; Akbergenov, R; Mattina, T; Sander, P; Andersson, D I; Böttger, E C (2010). Directed mutagenesis of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA to reconstruct the in-vivo evolution of aminoglycoside resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 77(4):830-840.

Kayser, F H; Böttger, E C; Zinkernagel, R M; Haller, O; Eckert, J; Deplazes, P (2010). Medizinische Mikrobiologie: Taschenlehrbuch. Stuttgart: Thieme.

Böttger, E C (2010). Mutant A1555G mitochondrial 12S rRNA and aminoglycoside susceptibility. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(7):3073-3074; author reply 3074.

Kalapala, S K; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Shcherbakov, D (2010). Mutation K42R in ribosomal protein S12 does not affect susceptibility of Mycobacterium smegmatis 16S rRNA A-site mutants to 2-deoxystreptamines. PLoS ONE, 5(9):e11960.

Long, K S; Munck, C; Andersen, T B M; Schaub, M A; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vester, B (2010). Mutations in 23S rRNA at the peptidyl transferase center and their relationship to linezolid binding and cross-resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 54(11):4705-4713.

Keller, P M; Rampini, S K; Büchler, A C; Eich, G; Wanner, R M; Speck, R F; Böttger, E C; Bloemberg, G V (2010). Recognition of potentially novel human disease-associated pathogens by implementation of systematic 16S rRNA gene sequencing in the diagnostic laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9):3397-3402.

Ciardo, D E; Lucke, K; Imhof, A; Bloemberg, G V; Böttger, E C (2010). Systematic internal transcribed spacer sequence analysis for identification of clinical mold isolates in diagnostic mycology: a 5-year study. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(8):2809-2813.

Matt, T; Akbergenov, R; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2010). The ribosomal A-site: decoding, drug target and disease. Israel Journal of Chemistry, 50(1):60-70.

Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2009). Mycobacterium tuberculosis: drug resistance and genetic mechanisms - facts, artifacts and fallacies. In: Kaufmann, S H E; Walker, B. AIDS and tuberculosis: a deadly liaison. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 103-121.

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Güthlein, C; Wanner, R M; Sander, P; Davis, E O; Bosshard, M; Jiricny, J; Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2009). Characterisation of the mycobacterial NER system reveals novel functions of uvrD1 helicase. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(2):555-562.

Kayser, F H; Böttger, E C; Zinkernagel, R M; Haller, O; Eckert, J; Deplazes, P (2009). Microbiologie Médicale (Übersetzung der 11. Auflage). Paris: Flammarion.

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Collin, M P; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vasella, A (2009). Synthesis and Evaluation of S- and C(1)-Substituted Analogues of Lincomycin. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 92(2):230-266.

Wanner, R M; Castor, D; Güthlein, C; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Jiricny, J (2009). The uracil DNA glycosylase UdgB of Mycobacterium smegmatis protects the organism from the mutagenic effects of cytosine and adenine deamination. Journal of Bacteriology, 191(20):6312-6319.

Hobbie, S N; Subramanian, A; Kalapala, S K; Bruell, C M; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2008). Genetic analysis of interactions with eukaryotic rRNA identify the mitoribosome as target in aminoglycoside ototoxicity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(52):20888-20893.

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Peter-Getzlaff, S; Lüthy, J; Böddinghaus, B; Böttger, E C; Springer, B (2008). Development and evaluation of a molecular assay for detection of nontuberculous mycobacteria on the basis of the COBAS Amplicor platform. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(12):4023-4028.

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Bruell, C M; Eichholz, C; Kubarenko, A; Post, V; Katunin, V I; Hobbie, S N; Rodnina, M V; Böttger, E C (2008). Conservation of bacterial protein synthesis machinery: initiation and elongation in Mycobacterium smegmatis. Biochemistry, 47(34):8828-8839.

Dora, C; Altwegg, M; Gerber, C; Böttger, E C; Zbinden, R (2008). Evaluation of conventional microbiological procedures and molecular genetic techniques for diagnosis of infections in patients with implanted orthopedic devices. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 46(2):824-825.

Rampini, S K; Selchow, P; Keller, C; Ehlers, S; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2008). LspA inactivation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis results in attenuation without affecting phagosome maturation arrest. Microbiology, 154(Pt 10):2991-3001.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C M; Akshay, S; Kalapala, S K; Shcherbakov, D; Böttger, E C (2008). Mitochondrial deafness alleles confer misreading of the genetic code. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 105(9):3244-3249.

Collin, M P; Hobbie, S N; Böttger, E C; Vasella, A (2008). Synthesis of 1,2,3-triazole analogues of lincomycin. Helvetica Chimica Acta, 91(10):1838-1848.

Keller, P M; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2008). Tuberculosis vaccine strain Mycobacterium bovis BCG Russia is a natural recA mutant. BMC Microbiology, 8:120.

Hobbie, S N; Kalapala, S K; Akshay, S; Bruell, C M; Schmidt, S; Dabow, S; Vasella, A; Sander, P; Böttger, E C (2007). Engineering the rRNA decoding site of eukaryotic cytosolic ribosomes in bacteria. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(18):6086-6093.

Böttger, E C (2007). Antimicrobial agents targeting the ribosome: the issue of selectivity and toxicity - lessons to be learned. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 64(7-8):791-795.

Hobbie, S N; Bruell, C; Kalapala, S; Akshay, S; Schmidt, S; Pfister, P; Böttger, E C (2006). A genetic model to investigate drug-target interactions at the ribosomal decoding site. Biochimie, 88(8):1033-1043.

Hobbie, S N; Pfister, P; Bruell, C; Sander, P; François, B; Westhof, E; Böttger, E C (2006). Binding of neomycin-class aminoglycoside antibiotics to mutant ribosomes with alterations in the A site of 16S rRNA. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 50(4):1489-1496.

Böttger, E C (2006). Mechanisms of mycobacterial drug resistance: implications for treatment and prevention strategies. Chemotherapie Journal, 15(2):23-28.

Böttger, E C (2006). The ribosome as a drug target. Trends in Biotechnology, 24(4):145-147.

Böttger, E C; Pletschette, M; Andersson, D (2005). Drug resistance and fitness in mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 191(5):823-824.

Springer, B; Sander, P; Sedlacek, L; Hardt, W D; Mizrahi, V; Schärer, P; Böttger, E C (2004). Lack of mismatch correction facilitates genome evolution in mycobacteria. Molecular Microbiology, 53(6):1601-1609.

Sander, P; Rezwan, M; Walker, B; Rampini, S K; Kroppenstedt, R M; Ehlers, S; Keller, C; Keeble, J R; Hagemeier, M; Colston, M J; Springer, B; Böttger, E C (2004). Lipoprotein processing is required for virulence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 52(6):1543-1552.

Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Steinmann, B; Rezwan, M; Stavropoulos, E; Colston, M J (2003). A recA deletion mutant of Mycobacterium bovis BCG confers protection equivalent to that of wild-type BCG but shows increased genetic stability. Vaccine, 21(27-30):4124-4127.

Durbach, S I; Springer, B; Machowski, E E; North, R J; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Colston, M J; Böttger, E C; Mizrahi, V (2003). DNA alkylation damage as a sensor of nitrosative stress in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Infection and Immunity, 71(2):997-1000.

Davis, E O; Springer, B; Gopaul, K K; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Sander, P; Böttger, E C (2002). DNA damage induction of recA in Mycobacterium tuberculosis independently of RecA and LexA. Molecular Microbiology, 46(3):791-800.

Sander, P; Springer, B; Prammananan, T; Sturmfels, A; Kappler, M; Pletschette, M; Böttger, E C (2002). Fitness cost of chromosomal drug resistance-conferring mutations. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 46(5):1204-1211.

Bange, F-C; Böttger, E C (2002). Improved decontamination method for recovering mycobacteria from patients with cystic fibrosis. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 21(7):546-548.

Sander, P; Belova, L; Kidan, Y G; Pfister, P; Mankin, A S; Böttger, E C (2002). Ribosomal and non-ribosomal resistance to oxazolidinones: species-specific idiosyncrasy of ribosomal alterations. Molecular Microbiology, 46(5):1295-1304.

Raynaud, C; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Speight, R A; Springer, B; Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Colston, M J; Draper, P (2002). The functions of OmpATb, a pore-forming protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Molecular Microbiology, 46(1):191-201.

Böttger, E C (2001). Drug-resistant tuberculosis. Lancet, 357(9264):1288-1289.

Springer, B; Sander, P; Sedlacek, L; Ellrott, K; Böttger, E C (2001). Instability and site-specific excision of integration-proficient mycobacteriophage L5 plasmids: development of stably maintained integrative vectors. International Journal of Medical Microbiology, 290(8):669-675.

Bange, F C; Brown, B A; Smaczny, C; Wallace Jr, R J; Böttger, E C (2001). Lack of transmission of mycobacterium abscessus among patients with cystic fibrosis attending a single clinic. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 32(11):1648-1650.

Springer, B; Kidan, Y G; Prammananan, T; Ellrott, K; Böttger, E C; Sander, P (2001). Mechanisms of streptomycin resistance: selection of mutations in the 16S rRNA gene conferring resistance. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 45(10):2877-2884.

Sander, P; Papavinasasundaram, K G; Dick, T; Stavropoulos, E; Ellrott, K; Springer, B; Colston, M J; Böttger, E C (2001). Mycobacterium bovis BCG recA deletion mutant shows increased susceptibility to DNA-damaging agents but wild-type survival in a mouse infection model. Infection and Immunity, 69(6):3562-3568.

Wilson, R W; Steingrube, V A; Böttger, E C; Springer, B; Brown-Elliott, B A; Vincent, V; Jost, K C; Zhang, Y; Garcia, M J; Chiu, S H; Onyi, G O; Rossmoore, H; Nash, D R; Wallace, R J (2001). Mycobacterium immunogenum sp. nov., a novel species related to mycobacterium abscessus and associated with clinical disease, pseudo-outbreaks and contaminated metalworking fluids: an international cooperative study on mycobacterial taxonomy. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 51(Pt 5):1751-1764.

Xiong, L; Polacek, N; Sander, P; Böttger, E C; Mankin, A (2001). pKa of adenine 2451 in the ribosomal peptidyl transferase center remains elusive. RNA, 7(10):1365-1369.

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Kato, T; Yang, G; Youjin, T; Juskeviciene, R; Perez-Fernandez, D; Shinde, HM; Salian, S; Bernet, B; Vasella, A; Böttger, EC; Crich, D (2015). Synthesis and antiribosomal activities of 4′-O-, 6′-O-, 4″-O-, 4′,6′-O- and 4″,6″-O-derivatives in the kanamycin series indicate differing target selectivity patterns between the 4,5- and 4,6-series of disubstituted 2-deoxystreptamine aminoglycoside antibiotics. ACS Infectious Diseases, 1(10):479-486.

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Hombach, Michael; Jetter, Marion; Blöchliger, Nicolas; Kolesnik-Goldmann, Natalia; Böttger, Erik C (2017). Fully automated disc diffusion for rapid antibiotic susceptibility test results: a proof-of-principle study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(6):1659-1668.

Sati, Girish C; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Hobbie, Sven N; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2017). N6', N6''', and O4' Modifications to Neomycin Affect Ribosomal Selectivity without Compromising Antibacterial Activity. ACS Infectious Diseases, 3(5):368-377.

Rominski, Anna; Roditscheff, Anna; Selchow, Petra; Böttger, Erik C; Sander, Peter (2017). Intrinsic rifamycin resistance of Mycobacterium abscessus is mediated by ADP-ribosyltransferase MAB_0591. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 72(2):376-384.

Imkamp, Frank; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Comment on: Delamanid susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis using the resazurin microtitre assay and the BACTEC™ MGIT™ 960 system. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 71(12):3624.

Freihofer, Pietro; Akbergenov, Rashid; Teo, Youjin; Juskeviciene, Reda; Andersson, Dan I; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Nonmutational compensation of the fitness cost of antibiotic resistance in mycobacteria by overexpression of tlyA rRNA methylase. RNA, 22(12):1836-1843.

Deggim-Messmer, Vanessa; Bloemberg, Guido V; Ritter, Claudia; Voit, Antje; Hömke, Rico; Keller, Peter M; Böttger, Erik C (2016). Diagnostic molecular mycobacteriology in regions with low tuberculosis endemicity: combining real-time PCR assays for detection of multiple mycobacterial pathogens with line probe assays for identification of resistance mutations. EBioMedicine, 9:228-237.

Stucki, David; Ballif, Marie; Egger, Matthias; Furrer, Hansjakob; Altpeter, Ekkehardt; Battegay, Manuel; Droz, Sara; Bruderer, Thomas; Coscolla, Mireia; Borrell, Sonia; Zürcher, Kathrin; Janssens, Jean-Paul; Calmy, Alexandra; Mazza Stalder, Jesica; Jaton, Katia; Rieder, Hans L; Pfyffer, Gaby E; Siegrist, Hans H; Hoffmann, Matthias; Fehr, Jan; Dolina, Marisa; Frei, Reno; Schrenzel, Jacques; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien; Fenner, Lukas (2016). Standard genotyping overestimates transmission of mycobacterium tuberculosis among immigrants in a low-incidence country. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(7):1862-1870.

Hombach, Michael; Ochoa, Carlos; Maurer, Florian P; Pfiffner, Tamara; Böttger, Erik C; Furrer, Reinhard (2016). Relative contribution of biological variation and technical variables to zone diameter variations of disc diffusion susceptibility testing. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 71(1):141-151.

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Andrea; Mouttet, Forouhar; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2016). Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for the identification of fastidious Gram-negative rods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(3):543-548.

Quiblier, Chantal; Jetter, Marion; Rominski, Mark; Mouttet, Forouhar; Böttger, Erik C; Keller, Peter M; Hombach, Michael (2016). Performance of copan WASP for routine urine microbiology. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(3):585-592.

Hombach, Michael; Maurer, Florian P; Pfiffner, Tamara; Böttger, Erik C; Furrer, Reinhard (2015). Standardization of operator-dependent variables affecting precision and accuracy of the disk diffusion method for antibiotic susceptibility testing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(12):3864-3869.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Keller, Peter M; Stuckia, David; Trauner, Andrej; Borrell, Sonia; Latshang, Tsogyal; Coscolla, Mireia; Rothe, Thomas; Hömke, Rico; Ritter, Claudia; Feldmann, Julia; Schulthess, Bettina; Gagneux, Sebastien; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Acquired Resistance to Bedaquiline and Delamanid in Therapy for Tuberculosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 373(20):1986-1988.

Kohler, Philipp; Kuster, Stefan P; Bloemberg, Guido; Schulthess, Bettina; Frank, Michelle; Tanner, Felix C; Rössle, Matthias; Böni, Christian; Falk, Volkmar; Wilhelm, Markus J; Sommerstein, Rami; Achermann, Yvonne; Ten Oever, Jaap; Debast, Sylvia B; Wolfhagen, Maurice J H M; Brandon Bravo Bruinsma, George J; Vos, Margreet C; Bogers, Ad; Serr, Annerose; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Sax, Hugo; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer; van Ingen, Jakko; Wagner, Dirk; Hasse, Barbara (2015). Healthcare-associated prosthetic heart valve, aortic vascular graft, and disseminated Mycobacterium chimaera infections subsequent to open heart surgery. European Heart Journal, 36(40):2745-2753.

Valsesia, Giorgia; Roos, Malgorzata; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2015). A statistical approach for determination of disk diffusion-based cutoff values for systematic characterization of wild-type and non-wild-type bacterial populations in antimicrobial susceptibility testing. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(6):1812-1822.

Valsesia, Giorgia; Hombach, Michael; Maurer, Florian P; Courvalin, Patrice; Roos, Malgorzata; Böttger, Erik C (2015). The Resistant-Population Cutoff (RCOFF): a new concept for improved characterization of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of non-wild-type bacterial populations. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 53(6):1806-1811.

Matsushita, Takahiko; Chen, Weiwei; Juskeviciene, Reda; Teo, Youjin; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2015). Influence of 4'-O-Glycoside Constitution and Configuration on Ribosomal Selectivity of Paromomycin. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137(24):7706-7717.

Bruhn, David F; Waidyarachchi, Samanthi L; Madhura, Dora B; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Zheng, Zhong; Liu, Jiuyu; Abdelrahman, Yasser M; Singh, Aman P; Duscha, Stefan; Rathi, Chetan; Lee, Robin B; Belland, Robert J; Meibohm, Bernd; Rosch, Jason W; Böttger, Erik C; Lee, Richard E (2015). Aminomethyl spectinomycins as therapeutics for drug-resistant respiratory tract and sexually transmitted bacterial infections. Science Translational Medicine, 7(288):288ra75.

Keller, Peter M; Hömke, Rico; Ritter, Claudia; Valsesia, Giorgia; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Determination of MIC Distribution and Epidemiological Cut-Off Values for Bedaquiline and Delamanid in Mycobacterium tuberculosis Using MGIT 960/TB eXiST. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 59(7):4352-4355.

Maurer, Florian P; Bruderer, Vera L; Castelberg, Claudio; Ritter, Claudia; Scherbakov, Dimitri; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes determine the innate susceptibility to aminoglycoside antibiotics in rapidly growing mycobacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70(5):1412-1419.

Sax, Hugo; Bloemberg, Guido; Hasse, Barbara; Sommerstein, Rami; Kohler, Philipp; Achermann, Yvonne; Rössle, Matthias; Falk, Volkmar; Kuster, Stefan P; Böttger, Erik C; Weber, Rainer (2015). Prolonged Outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera Infection After Open-Chest Heart Surgery. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 61(1):67-75.

Sander, Peter; Clark, Simon; Petrera, Agnese; Vilaplana, Cristina; Meuli, Michael; Selchow, Petra; Zelmer, Andrea; Mohanan, Deepa; Andreu, Nuria; Rayner, Emma; Dal Molin, Michael; Bancroft, Gregory J; Johansen, Pål; Cardona, Pere-Joan; Williams, Ann; Böttger, Erik C (2015). Deletion of zmp1 improves Mycobacterium bovis BCG-mediated protection in a guinea pig model of tuberculosis. Vaccine, 33(11):1353-1359.

Mandhapati, Appi Reddy; Kato, Takayuki; Matsushita, Takahiko; Ksebati, Bashar; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2015). Fluorine-decoupled carbon spectroscopy for the determination of configuration at fully substituted, trifluoromethyl- and perfluoroalkyl-bearing carbons: comparison with 19F-1H heteronuclear Overhauser effect spectroscopy. Journal of Organic Chemistry, 80(3):1754-1763.

Somoskovi, Akos; Bruderer, Vera; Hömke, Rico; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2015). A mutation associated with clofazimine and bedaquiline cross-resistance in MDR-TB following bedaquiline treatment. European Respiratory Journal, 45(2):554-557.

Bruhn, David F; Scherman, Michael S; Liu, Jiuyu; Scherbakov, Dimitri; Meibohm, Bernd; Böttger, Erik C; Lenaerts, Anne J; Lee, Richard E (2015). In vitro and in vivo evaluation of synergism between anti-tubercular spectinamides and non-classical tuberculosis antibiotics. Scientific Reports, 5:13985.

Oishi, Naoki; Duscha, Stefan; Boukari, Heithem; Meyer, Martin; Xie, Jing; Wei, Gao; Schrepfer, Thomas; Roschitzki, Bernd; Böttger, Erik C; Schacht, Jochen (2015). XBP1 mitigates aminoglycoside-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and neuronal cell death. Cell Death and Disease, 6(e1763):online.

Meyer, Martin; Freihofer, Pietro; Scherman, Michael; Teague, Joanne; Lenaerts, Anne; Böttger, Erik C (2014). In vivo efficacy of apramycin in murine infection models. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58(11):6938-6941.

Maurer, Florian P; Courvalin, Patrice; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Integrating forecast probabilities in antibiograms: a way to guide antimicrobial prescriptions more reliably? Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(10):3674-3684.

Mandhapati, Appi Reddy; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Duscha, Stefan; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2014). Importance of the 6'-hydroxy group and its configuration for apramycin activity. ChemMedChem, 9(9):2074-2083.

Schulthess, Bettina; Ledermann, Raphael; Mouttet, Forouhar; Zbinden, Andrea; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Use of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for identification of molds in the clinical mycology laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(8):2797-2803.

Maurer, Florian P; Bruderer, Vera L; Ritter, Claudia; Castelberg, Claudio; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2014). Lack of antimicrobial bactericidal activity in Mycobacterium abscessus. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58(7):3828-3836.

Hombach, Michael; Courvalin, Patrice; Böttger, Erik C (2014). Validation of antibiotic susceptibility testing guidelines in a routine clinical microbiology laboratory exemplifies general key challenges in setting clinical breakpoints. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 58(7):3921-3926.

Perez-Fernandez, Déborah; Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Matt, Tanja; Leong, Ng Chyan; Kudyba, Iwona; Duscha, Stefan; Boukari, Heithem; Patak, Rashmi; Dubbaka, Srinivas Reddy; Lang, Kathrin; Meyer, Martin; Akbergenov, Rashid; Freihofer, Pietro; Vaddi, Swapna; Thommes, Pia; Ramakrishnan, V; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C (2014). 4'-O-substitutions determine selectivity of aminoglycoside antibiotics. Nature Communications, 5:3112.

Maurer, Florian P; Castelberg, Claudio; Quiblier, Chantal; Böttger, Erik C; Somoskövi, Akos (2014). Erm(41)-dependent inducible resistance to azithromycin and clarithromycin in clinical isolates of Mycobacterium abscessus. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69(6):1559-1563.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Polsfuss, Silke; Meyer, Vera; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Evaluation of the AID ESBL line probe assay for rapid detection of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) and KPC carbapenemase genes in Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69(1):85-90.

Schulthess, Bettina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2014). Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper for identification of Gram-positive rods - development of a diagnostic algorithm for the clinical laboratory. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 52(4):1089-1097.

Duscha, Stefan; Boukari, Heithem; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Salian, Sumantha; Silva, Sandrina; Kendall, Ann; Kato, Takayuki; Akbergenov, Rashid; Perez-Fernandez, Deborah; Bernet, Bruno; Vaddi, Swapna; Thommes, Pia; Schacht, Jochen; Crich, David; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C (2014). Identification and evaluation of improved 4'-O-(alkyl) 4,5-disubstituted 2-deoxystreptamines as next-generation aminoglycoside antibiotics. mBio, 5(5):e01827-e01814.

Lee, Richard E; Hurdle, Julian G; Liu, Jiuyu; Bruhn, David F; Matt, Tanja; Scherman, Michael S; Vaddady, Pavan K; Zheng, Zhong; Qi, Jianjun; Akbergenov, Rashid; Das, Sourav; Madhura, Dora B; Rathi, Chetan; Trivedi, Ashit; Villellas, Cristina; Lee, Robin B; Rakesh, Rakesh; Waidyarachchi, Samanthi L; Sun, Dianqing; McNeil, Michael R; Ainsa, Jose A; Boshoff, Helena I; Gonzalez-Juarrero, Mercedes; Meibohm, Bernd; Böttger, Erik C; Lenaerts, Anne J (2014). Spectinamides: a new class of semisynthetic antituberculosis agents that overcome native drug efflux. Nature Medicine, 20(2):152-158.

Chen, Weiwei; Matsushita, Takahiko; Shcherbakov, Dimitri; Boukari, Heithem; Vasella, Andrea; Böttger, Erik C; Crich, David (2014). Synthesis, antiribosomal and antibacterial activity of 4'-O-glycopyranosyl paromomycin aminoglycoside antibiotics. MedChemComm, 5:1179-1187.

Hombach, Michael; Somoskövi, Akos; Hömke, Rico; Ritter, Claudia; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Drug susceptibility distributions in slowly growing non-tuberculous mycobacteria using MGIT 960 TB eXiST. International Journal of Medical Microbiology : IJMM, 303(5):270-276.

Bloemberg, Guido V; Voit, Antje; Ritter, Claudia; Deggim, Vanessa; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Evaluation of Cobas TaqMan MTB for direct detection of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in comparison with Cobas Amplicor MTB. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2112-2117.

Fenner, Lukas; Egger, Matthias; Bodmer, Thomas; Furrer, Hansjakob; Ballif, Marie; Battegay, Manuel; Helbling, Peter; Fehr, Jan; Gsponer, Thomas; Rieder, Hans L; Zwahlen, Marcel; Hoffmann, Matthias; Bernasconi, Enos; Cavassini, Matthias; Calmy, Alexandra; Dolina, Marisa; Frei, Reno; Janssens, Jean-Paul; Borrell, Sonia; Stucki, David; Schrenzel, Jacques; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien (2013). HIV infection disrupts the sympatric host-pathogen relationship in human tuberculosis. PLoS Genetics, 9(3):e1003318.

Schulthess, Bettina; Brodner, Katharina; Bloemberg, Guido V; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2013). Identification of Gram-positive cocci by use of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry: comparison of different preparation methods and implementation of a practical algorithm for routine diagnostics. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(6):1834-1840.

Hombach, Michael; Wolfensberger, Aline; Kuster, Stefan P; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Influence of clinical breakpoint changes from CLSI 2009 to EUCAST 2011 antimicrobial susceptibility testing guidelines on multidrug resistance rates of Gram-negative rods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2385-2587.

Deggim, Vanessa; Somoskovi, Akos; Voit, Antje; Böttger, Erik C; Bloemberg, Guido V (2013). Integrating the Xpert MTB/RIF assay into a diagnostic workflow for rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a low-prevalence area. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51(7):2396-2399.

Schacht, Jochen; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Mission accomplished. Science Translational Medicine:online.

Hombach, Michael; Zbinden, Reinhard; Böttger, Erik C (2013). Standardisation of disk diffusion results for antibiotic susceptibility testing using the sirscan automated zone reader. BMC Microbiology, 13:225.

Hombach, Michael; Böttger, Erik C; Roos, Malgorzata (2013). The critical influence of the intermediate category on interpretation errors in revised EUCAST and CLSI antimicrobial susceptibility testing guidelines. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19(2):E59-71.

Böttger, Erik C; Schacht, Jochen (2013). The mitochondrion: a perpetrator of acquired hearing loss. Hearing research, 303:12-19.

Sirgel, Frederick A; Warren, Robin M; Böttger, Erik C; Klopper, Marisa; Victor, Thomas C; van Helden, Paul D (2013). The rationale for using rifabutin in the treatment of MDR and XDR tuberculosis outbreaks. PLoS ONE, 8(3):e59414.

Böttger, Erik C (2013). Transmission of M abscessus in patients with cystic fibrosis. Lancet, 382(9891):503-504.

Maurer, Florian P; Rüegger, Vera; Ritter, Claudia; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Acquisition of clarithromycin resistance mutations in the 23S rRNA gene of Mycobacterium abscessus in the presence of inducible erm(41). Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(11):2606-2611.

Lucke, Katja; Hombach, Michael; Friedel, Ute; Ritter, Claudia; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Automated quantitative drug susceptibility testing of non-tuberculous mycobacteria using MGIT 960/EpiCenter TB eXiST. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(1):154-158.

Matt, Tanja; Ng, Chyan Leong; Lang, Kathrin; Sha, Su-Hua; Akbergenov, Rashid; Shcherbakov, Dmitri; Meyer, Martin; Duscha, Stefan; Xie, Jing; Dubbaka, Srinivas R; Perez-Fernandez, Déborah; Vasella, Andrea; Ramakrishnan, V; Schacht, Jochen; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Dissociation of antibacterial activity and aminoglycoside ototoxicity in the 4-monosubstituted 2-deoxystreptamine apramycin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 109(27):10984-10989.

Fenner, Lukas; Egger, Matthias; Bodmer, Thomas; Altpeter, Ekkehardt; Zwahlen, Marcel; Jaton, Katia; Pfyffer, Gaby E; Borrell, Sonia; Dubuis, Olivier; Bruderer, Thomas; Siegrist, Hans H; Furrer, Hansjakob; Calmy, Alexandra; Fehr, Jan; Stalder, Jesica Mazza; Ninet, Béatrice; Böttger, Erik C; Gagneux, Sebastien (2012). Effect of mutation and genetic background on drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(6):3047-3053.

Hombach, Michael; Bloemberg, Guido V; Böttger, Erik C (2012). Effects of clinical breakpoint changes in CLSI guidelines 2010/2011 and EUCAST guidelines 2011 on antibiotic susceptibility test reporting of Gram-negative bacilli. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 67(3):622-632.

Polsfuss, Silke; Bloemberg, Guido V; Giger, Jacqueline; Meyer, Vera; Böttger, Erik C; Hombach, Michael (2012). Evaluation of a diagnostic flow chart for detection and confirmation of extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL) in Enterobacteriaceae. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 18(12):1194-1204.

Houghton, Joanna; Townsend, Carolin; Williams, Alan R; Rodgers, Angela; Rand, Lucinda; Walker, K Barry; Böttger, Erik C; Springer, Burkhard; Davis, Elaine O (2012). Important role for Mycobacterium tuberculosis UvrD1 in pathogenesis and persistence apart from its function in nucleotide excision repair. Journal of Bacteriology, 194(11):2916-2923.

Böttger, Erik C (2012). Interferon-γ release assays and the risk of developing active tuberculosis. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 185(7):786-787; author reply 787.

Grau, Thomas; Selchow, Petra; Tigges, Marcel; Burri, Reto; Gitzinger, Marc; Böttger, Erik C; Fussenegger, Martin; Sander, Peter (2012). Phenylethyl butyrate enhances the potency of second-line drugs against clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 56(2):1142-1145.

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