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Tula Hantavirus Infection in Immunocompromised Host, Czech Republic.
Hana Zelená et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Nov;19(11):1873-5. doi: 10.3201/eid1911.130421.

Evaluation of Different Serological Diagnostic Methods for Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent, Immunofluorescence, and Neutralization Assay.

Nadine Litzba et al.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2014; 14(1). [Epub ahead of print]

European surveillance for West Nile virus in mosquito populations.
Olivier Engler et al.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Oct 11;10(10):4869-95. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10104869.

Uncovering the mysteries of hantavirus infections.
Antti Vaheri et al.
Nat Rev Microbiol. 2013 Aug;11(8):539-50.

Hantavirus infections in Europe and their impact on public health.
Antti Vaheri et al.
Rev Med Virol. 2013, Jan;23(1):35-49. doi: 10.1002/rmv.1722. Epub 2012 Jul 3.

Diagnosis of West Nile Virus Human Infections: Overview and Proposal of Diagnostic
Protocols Considering the Results of External Quality Assessment Studies.

Vittorio Sambri et al.
Viruses 2013, 5(10), 2329-2348; doi:10.3390/v5102329.

Antibody responses in humans infected with newly emerging strains of
West Nile Virus in Europe.

S. Chabierski et al.
PLoS One. 2013 Jun 12;8(6):e66507.

West Nile virus in Europe: emergence, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Vittorio Sambri et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Aug;19(8):699-704. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12211.

Indirect immunofluorescence assay for the simultaneous detection of
antibodies against clinically important old and new world hantaviruses.

Sabine Lederer et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Apr 4;7(4):e2157. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002157.

West Nile virus infection in Belgian traveler returning from Greece.
L. Cnops et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19:684-5.

Genome sequencing of west nile virus from human cases in Greece, 2012.
Luisa Barzon et al.
Viruses. 2013;5(9):2311-9.

International External Quality Assessment of Molecular Detection of Rift Valley Fever Virus.
Camille Escadafal et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013;7(5): e2244. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002244

Second International Diagnostic Accuracy Study for the Serological Detection
of West Nile Virus Infection.

Andrea Sanchini et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013;7(4): e2184. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0002184.

Molecular characterization of dengue virus 1 from autochthonous
dengue fever cases in Croatia.

Ivan C Kurolt et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013;19(3):E163-5. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.

Laboratory capability for molecular detection and confirmation of
novel coronavirus in Europe, November 2012

D Palm et al.
Euro Surveill. 2012;17(49):pii=20335

Come fly with me: Review of clinically important arboviruses for global travelers.
Natalie Cleton et al.
J Clin Virol 2012; 55(3) 191-203.

First International External Quality Assessment
of Molecular Detection of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus.

Camille Escadafal et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(6): e1706. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001706.

Second external quality assurance study for the serological
diagnosis of hantaviruses in Europe..

Camille Escadafal et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(4):e1607. Epub 2012 Apr 3.

First international external quality assessment study on molecular
and serological methods for yellow fever diagnosis.

Cristina Domingo et al.
PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36291. Epub 2012 May 3.

A five-year perspective on the situation of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome
and status of the hantavirus reservoirs in Europe, 2005-2010.

Paul Heyman et al.
Euro Surveill. 2011 Sep 8;16(36). pii: 19961.

Second external quality assessment of the molecular diagnostic of West Nile virus:
Are there improvements towards the detection of WNV?

Sonja Linke et al.
J Clin Virol. 2011 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Tick-borne encephalitis in Europe, 2007 to 2009.
Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Euro Surveill. 2011;16(39):pii=19976.

Usutu virus - potential risk of human disease in Europe.
A. Vazquez et al.
Euro Surveill. 2011 Aug 4;16(31). pii: 19935.

Hantavirus infection during a stay in a mountain hut in Northern Slovakia.
Hana Zelená et al.
J Med Virol. 2011;83:496-500.

Molecular surveillance of circulating dengue genotypes through European travelers.
Cristina Domingo et al.
J Travel Med. 2011 May-Jun;18(3):183-90. Epub 2011 Apr 6.

Genetic characterization of West Nile virus lineage 2, Greece, 2010.
Anna Papa et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 May;17(5):920-2. .

A novel phlebovirus in Albanian sandflies.
Anna Papa et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Apr;17(4):585-7. Epub 2010 Nov 5.

Genetic detection of dobrava/belgrade virus, bulgaria.
Anna Papa et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Feb;17(2):308-9.

Genetic detection of Dobrava/Belgrade virus in a Czech patient with Haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.
Anna Papa et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2010 Aug;16(8):1187-90.

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Europe: current situation calls for preparedness.
h. C. Maltezou, et al.
Euro Surveill. 2010 Mar 11;15(10):19504.

2nd International external quality control assessment for
the molecular diagnosis of dengue infections.

Cristina Domingo et al.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Oct 5;4(10). pii: e833.

A clear and present danger: tick-borne diseases in Europe.
Paul Heyman et al.
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2010 Jan;8(1):33-50. Review.

Hantavirus infections in Europe: from virus carriers to a major public-health problem.
Paul Heyman et al.
Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2009;7(2):205-17.

A serosurvey reveals Bosnia and Herzegovina as a Europe's
hotspot in hantavirus seroprevalence.

Mirsada Hukić et al.
Epidemiology and Infection
Published online by Cambridge University Press 02 Dec 2009
doi:10.1017/S0950268809991348

Sandfly - Pappataci fever in Bosnia and Herzegovina: the new-old disease.
Mirsada Hukić et al.
Bosn J Basic Med Sci. 2009(1):39-43. (Abstract)

The comparison of the effects of Puumala and Dobrava viruses
on early and long-tern renal outcomes in patients with
hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

Denijal Tulumović et al.
Nephrology 2009;15(3):340-343

Recent expansion of dengue virus serotype 3 in West Africa.
Laeticia Franco et al.
Eurosurveillance 2010;15(7)

International diagnostic accuracy study for the serological
detection of chikungunya virus infection.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2009 Jul 16 [Epub ahead of print]

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis in a Pet Store Worker in Romania.
Cornelia Ceianu et al.
Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008;15(11):1749. Epub 2008 Sep 10

Coordinated Implementation of Chikungunya Virus Reverse Transcription–PCR.
Marcus Panning et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2009;15(3):469-471

Situation of Hantavirus Infections and Haemorrhagic fever with
Renal Syndrome in European Countries as of December 2006.

Paul Heyman et al.
Eurosurveillance 2008;13(28)

How to diagnose hantavirus infections and detect them in rodents and insectivores.
Antti Vaheri et al.
Rev Med Virol. 2008 May 8 [Epub ahead of print]

A survey on cases of tick-borne encephalitis in European countries.
Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Eurosurveillance 13; Issue 17; 24 April 2008

External quality assurance studies for the serological and
PCR diagnostics of tick-borne encephalitis virus infections.

Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2008 Mar 3

Analysis of the surveillance situation for viral encephalitis and meningitis in Europe.
Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Euro Surveill 2008;13(3)

Detection of West Nile virus lineages 1 and 2 by real-time PCR.
Sonja Linke et al.
Journal of Virological Methods. 2007;146:355–358

Laboratory capacity for detection of chikungunya virus infections in Europe.
Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Eurosurveillance weekly releases 2007; 12/9

The European Network for Diagnostics of Imported Viral Diseases (ENIVD) –
12 years of strengthening the laboratory diagnostic capacity in Europe.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
Eurosurveillance weekly releases 2007; 12/4

Cross-sectional survey on hantavirus seroprevalence in Canton St. Gallen, Switzerland.
Detlev Schultze et al.
Swiss Med Wkly. 2007;137:21–26

Quality control assessment for the serological diagnosis of
tick borne encephalitis virus infections.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
J Clin Virol. 2007;38:260–264 Epub 2007 Jan 29

Quality control assessment for the PCR diagnosis of tick borne encephalitis virus infections.
Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
J Clin Virol. 2007;38(1):73-7. Epub 2006 Oct 27

First international diagnostic accuracy study for the serological detection
of West Nile virus infection.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
BMC Infectious Diseases 2007, 7:72

Chikungunya outbreak in Reunion: epidemiology and surveillance, 2005 to early January 2006.
C. Paquet et al.
Euro Surveill. 2006;11(2):E060202.3

Genome microevolution of chikungunya viruses causing the Indian Ocean outbreak.
Isabelle Schuffenecker et al.
PLoS Med. 2006l;3(7):e263. Epub 2006 May 23.

Humoral immunity and correlation between ELISA, hemagglutination inhibition,
and neutralization tests after vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis
virus in children.

G. Venturi et al.
J Virol Methods. 2006;134(1-2):136-9. Epub 2006 Feb 3.

Syndromic surveillance in the Netherlands for the
early detection of West Nile virus epidemics.

B. Rockx et al.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2006;6(2):161-9.

Sandfly fever virus outbreak in Cyprus.
Anna Papa et al.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2006;12(2):192-4.

Human West Nile virus infection, Catalonia, Spain.
D. Bofill et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2006;12(7):1163-4.

First International Proficiency Study on West Nile Virus Molecular Detection
Matthias Niedrig et al.
Clinical Chemistry 2006; 52:1851-1854

Use of a Short Fragment of the C-Terminal E Gene
for Detection and Characterization of Two new Lineages
of Dengue Virus 1 in India
the Second International External Quality Assurance Study

Cristina Domingo et al.
J Clin Microbiol 2006;44:1519-1529

Follow-up on Diagnostic Proficiency of Laboratories Equipped to
Perform Orthopoxvirus Detection and Quantification by PCR:
the Second International External Quality Assurance Study

Matthias Niedrig et al.
J Clin Microbiol 2006;44:1283–1287

Serosurvey for West Nile virus in horses in southern France.
B. Durand et al.
Vet Rec. 2005;157(22):711-3

West Nile virus infection: serological investigation among horses in France and in Africa
O. Cabre et al.
Med Trop (Mars). 2005;65(5):439-43. French

Emergence of Toscana virus in Europe.
Remi Charrel et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11(11):1657-63.

Prevalence and incidence of antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi and to tick-borne
encephalitis virus in agricultural and forestry workers from Tuscany, Italy.

P. Tomao et al.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005;24(7):457-63

Humoral and cellular immune response to RNA immunization with flavivirus replicons
derived from tick-borne encephalitis virus.

J.H. Aberle et al.
J Virol. 2005;79(24):15107-13.

Toscana virus in Spain.
S. Sanbonmatsu-Gamez et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11(11):1701-7

Analysis of two imported cases of yellow fever infection from Ivory
Coast and The Gambia to Germany and Belgium

Hi-Gung Bae et al.
J Clin Virol 2005;33:274–280

Quality assurance for the diagnostics of viral diseases to
enhance the emergency preparedness in Europe

Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
Eurosurveilance monthly 2005;10(6)

First external Quality assurance of antibody diagnostic
for SARS-new coronavirus

Matthias Niedrig et al.
J. Clin. Virol. 2005;34:22–25

The importance of tick-borne encephalitis virus RNA detection
for early differential diagnosis of tick-borne encephalitis

Saksida Ana et al.
J. Clin. Virol. 2005; 33 331–335

Susceptibility of different eukaryotic cell lines to SARS-coronavirus
Kim Hattermann et al.
Arch Virol. 2005; 150(5):1023-31

Real-time PCR system for Detection of Orthopoxviruses and
Simultaneous Identification of Smallpox Virus

Victoria A. Olson et al.
J. Clin. Microbiol.2004;42(5):1940–1946

Dengue virus infection in travellers returning to Berlin, Germany:
clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic aspects

Dieter Teichmann et al.
Acta Tropica 90 (2004) 87–95

SARS Coronavirus Detection
Andreas Nitsche et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2004(7):1300-3.

SARS molecular detection external quality assurance
Christian Drosten et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10(12):2200-3

A new Tool for the Diagnosis and Molecular
Surveillance of Dengue Infections in Clinical Samples

Cristina Domingo et al.
Dengue Bulletin – Vol 28 - Ch 11, 2004

Activation of the Cytokine Network and Unfavorable
Outcome in Patients with Yellow Fever

Jan ter Meulen et al.
J Infect Dis. 2004;190(10):1821-7

West Nile virus : An overview of its spread in Europe and the
Mediterranean basin in contrast to its spread in the Americas.

Hervé Zeller et al.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2004; 23:147-156 (Abstract)

S Protein of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Associated
Coronavirus Mediates Entry into Hepatoma Cell Lines and Is Targeted by
Neutralizing Antibodies in Infected Patients

H. Hofmann et al.
J. Virol 2004;78(12):6134–6142

First International Quality Assurance Study on the
Rapid Detection of Viral Agents of Bioterrorism

Matthias Niedrig et al.
J. Clin. Microbiol. 2004;42(4):1753-55

SARS Transmission and Commercial Aircraft
J. Gabrielle breugelmans et al.
Emerg Inf Dis. 2004; 10(8)

External quality control assessmemt in PCR
diagnostics of dengue virus infections

Karin Lemmer et al.
J. Clin. Virol. 2004;30 291-296

Detection of yellow fever virus: a comparison of
quantitative real-time PCR and plaque assay

Hi-Gung Bae et al.
J Virol Methods. 2003;110(2):185-91.

Genetic characterization of new Dobrava hantavirus isolate from Greece.
Nemirov K, et al.
J Med Virol. 2003;69(3):408-16.

Quality control assessmemt for the serological
diagnosis of dengue virus infections

Oliver Donoso Mantke et al.
J. Clin. Virol. 2004;29 105–112

Virus isolation for diagnosing dengue virus infections
in returning travelers.

Dieter Teichmann et al.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003(11):697-700

Clinical and laboratory features of dengue virus-infected travellers
previously vaccinated against yellow fever.

Dieter Teichmann et al.
Scand J Infect Dis. 2003;35(6-7):427-9.

SARS: Retrospective cohort study among German guests
of the Hotel 'M', Hong Kong

D. Radun et al.
Eurosurveillance (2003) Vol.8 - N° 12

Imported West Nile Virus Infection in Europe
P.E. Charles et al.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2003(6):750

Quality control measures for the serological
diagnosis of hantavirus infections

Stefan Biel et al.
J. Clin. Virol. 2003;28 248-256

A Belgian traveler who acquired yellow fever
in the Gambia

R. Colebunders et al.
Clin Infect Dis. 2002;35(10):e113-6. Epub 2002 Oct 28.

Outbreaks of disease suspected of being due to
human monkeypox virus infection in the
Democratic Republic of Congo in 2001

Hermann Meyer et al.
J Clin Microbiol 2002;40(8):2919-21

Isolation of Dengue Virus Serotype 1 from the
Blood of a Swiss Traveler Prior to Seroconversion

Detlev Schultze et al.
Infection 2002;30(4) 237-239 (Abstract)

Tula Virus Infection Associated with Fever and
Exanthema After a Wild Rodent Bite

Detlev Schultze et al.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2002;21:304-306 (Abstract)

First Human case of Hanta Virus Infection
in Switzerland

Detlev Schultze et al.
Poster Feb. 2002

Monitoring of clinical and laboratory data in
two cases of imported Lassa fever

Herbert Schmitz et al.
Microbes Infect 2002;4(1):43-50

Comparison of six different commercial IgG-ELISA
kits for the detection of TBEV-antibodies.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
J Clin Virol. 2001;20(3):179-82

Imported lassa fever in Germany: molecular
characterization of a new lassa virus strain

Stephan Günther et al.
Emerg Infect Dis 2000;6(5):466-76

Assessment of IgG antibodies against yellow fever virus after
vaccination with 17D by different assays: neutralization test,
haemagglutination inhibition test, immunofluorescence
assay and ELISA.

Matthias Niedrig et al.
Trop Med Int Health. 1999;4(12):867-71

A haemorragic fever from Cote d'Ivoire
Dieter Teichmann et al.
Lancet 1999; 354 (9190):1608

'Unexplained death' from malaria tropica mistaken
for viral haemorrhagic fever

Paul Heyman et al.
Trop Med Int Health. 1999;4(7):525

Response to haemorrhagic fevers in Europe
Jan ter Meulen
Lancet, Volume 356 Issue s1 Page 64

Imported tropical virus infections in Germany
Herbert Schmitz et al.
Arch Virol Suppl 1996;11:67-74 (Abstract)





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