Claudia Kroh

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In June 2005 Coxiella burnetii-infected sheep, grazing and lambing on a meadow bordering a residential area, caused a large Q fever outbreak (331 cases) in Germany. Our outbreak investigation provided attack rates (AR) by distance between residence and meadow, sex and age groups. The AR of people living within 50 m of the meadow was 11.8%. It decreased the(More)
Tilt of the shallow trench isolation on the wafer edge with the radial signature is a known issue for all technology nodes. Presence of this tilt was proven by cross-sectional TEM measurements. For advanced nodes, starting from 28 nm, this tilt becomes one of the crucial yield-killer strongly influencing the performance of the edge dies. If this tilt is not(More)
In October and November 2010, six children and one woman were presented with symptoms of aseptic meningitis in Jena, Thuringia, Germany. Enterovirus RNA was detected in the cerebrospinal fluid of all patients by RT-PCR, and preliminary molecular typing revealed echovirus 18 (E-18) as causative agent. Virus isolates were obtained from stool samples of three(More)
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