Theodor Gonser

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Ende Dezember 2009 bis Ende Januar 2010 ereignete sich in Ulm (Baden-Württemberg) und Neu-Ulm (Bayern) der bislang größte Legionellenausbruch in Deutschland. Insgesamt wurden 64 Erkrankungsfälle bekannt. 60 Patienten mussten stationär im Krankenhaus behandelt werden, und fünf Patienten verstarben an der Infektion. Ausgelöst wurde dieses Geschehen durch ein(More)
AIM Infected parents, especially infected mothers, may play a key role in transmission of Helicobacter pylori within the family. The aim of this population-based study was to determine the role of parental infection status in transmission of H. pylori to the child by taking into consideration the infection status of both parents simultaneously. METHODS(More)
Currently an investigation is ongoing to explore and control an outbreak of Legionnaires disease, affecting 65 people as of 22 January 2010, in the cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm, south-west Germany. A hitherto unidentified wet cooling system in these twin cities is considered as the most likely source of infection.
Currently an investigation is ongoing to explore and control an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, affecting 65 people as of 22 January 2010, in the cities of Ulm and Neu-Ulm, southwest Germany. A hitherto unidentified wet cooling system in these twin cities is considered as the most likely source of infection. the local health office of a cluster of(More)
An explosive outbreak of Legionnaires' disease with 64 reported cases occurred in Ulm/Neu-Ulm in the South of Germany in December 2009/January 2010 caused by Legionella (L.) pneumophila serogroup 1, monoclonal (mAb) subtype Knoxville, sequence type (ST) 62. Here we present the clinical microbiological results from 51 patients who were diagnosed at the(More)
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