Bettina Beyreiß

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Aim of this study was to determine the incidence and molecular epidemiology of carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Germany. E. coli and K. pneumoniae isolates from clinical samples which were non-susceptible to carbapenems were collected in laboratories serving 20 hospitals throughout Germany from November 2013 to April(More)
A 4-month-old female domestic shorthair cat was infected by a virus of the Poxvirus family. The animal developed a severe pneumonia and generalized ulcerating lesions of the skin. Histologically, typical eosinophilic intracytoplasmic inclusion bodies indicative of an Orthopoxvirus (OPV) infection were present. The lung showed grey-white to haemorrhagic(More)
BACKGROUND The Prospective Resistant Organism Tracking and Epidemiology for the Ketolide Telithromycin (PROTEKT) longitudinal global surveillance study examines the antibacterial susceptibility of community-acquired respiratory pathogens. METHODS AND RESULTS Data from isolates collected in Germany in 1999-2000 in the PROTEKT study show that 8.3% of(More)
In order to diagnose systemic Candida infection in ICU patients, several methods were compared. In the first round, antigens and antibodies of 104 patients were investigated. Seventeen patients were infected; in nine of these patients a positive antigen was detected; elevated antibodies were detected in 11 patients. Only 42 patients were colonized. In this(More)
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