Anton Gericke

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Biting rhythm as well as vertical and horizontal distribution of host-seeking Anopheles arabiensis Patton was studied at a remote warm-water spring in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, which usually is devoid of human presence. An. arabiensis seeking hosts were collected throughout the night with several peaks, often with greatest biting activity(More)
The mosquito Culex (Culex) theileri Theobald is probably the major vector of Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus during epizootics on the inland plateau of southern Africa. A cell line was established from the tissues of this mosquito species to facilitate laboratory studies on RVF and other arboviruses. After temperature pretreatment, egg rafts from a laboratory(More)
Congenital duplication anomalies occasionally occur in both humans and animals. Although various forms of classification of these conjoined twins exist, each case should be considered as an individual. In the case study presented a Holstein Frisian calf, born alive after 281 days of normal gravidity was investigated by computed tomography (CT) and(More)
Chlamydia trachomatis is a common sexually transmitted agent causing infertility. Routine screening tests or empirical antibiotic treatment of infertile couples may be justified by the prevalence of this organism. In this study the female partner of 40 consecutive infertile couples was investigated. As a screening test direct immunofluorescence (DIF) was(More)
OBJECTIVE The main objective of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis endocervicitis in an infertile population. DESIGN Forty consecutive patients were enrolled in the study group and 41 in the control group. SETTING The study was undertaken in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of the Orange Free(More)
Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum infections not only jeopardize fertility but also pose a risk for infertility treatment and resulting pregnancies. Routine screening tests or empirical antibiotic treatment of infertile couples may be justified by the prevalence of these organisms. We studied the wives in 40 consecutive(More)
Abb. 19 a ErstbefundamlinkenAuge mit limbalemTumor undpartieller Heterochromie der Iris, bOCTdes Erstbefundes zeigt, dass der Tumor in den tiefen Schichten der in demBereich verdicktenHornhaut lokalisiert ist tion betrug rechts +0,50/–0,25/8° und links +1,25/–1,00/111°. Der Augeninnendruck war beidseits normoton. Die Untersuchung des rechten Auges ergab(More)
Dieser Fallbericht beschreibt eine diagnostische Kette, die bei einem Patienten mit untypischer bilateraler Hornhauttrübung zum Finden einer hämatologischen Diagnose führte. Die Anamnese, das klinische Bild und die konfokale Mikroskopie ergaben den Verdacht auf eine paraproteinämische Keratopathie. Die hämatologische Labordiagnostik zeigte eine monoklonale(More)
Die Behandlung schlecht heilender Wunden – obwohl im Periorbitalbereich sicher kein typisches Problem – wird durch die Option der Biochirurgie, der therapeutischen Applikation von Larven der Goldfliege (Lucilia sericata), bereichert. The treatment of poorly healing wounds, although not a typical problem in the periorbital area, has been enriched by the(More)
Every varicosis can be treated without operation if injection therapy is correctly carried out. The patient stands upright, a thick needle (1.2 mm) is inserted into the varix. The venous blood flows out, the patient lies down. Injection is made with the leg in a high position (30 degrees), compression follows each sclerosing injection. Intraarterial(More)