Publikation 2007
Originalartikel  A quantitative real-time immuno-PCR approach for detection of staphylococcal enterotoxins. 2007. 
Fischer A, von Eiff C, Kuczius T, Omoe K, Peters G, Becker K. J.Mol.Med 85(5):461-469   Systematic Survey of Nonspecific Agglutination by Candida spp. in Latex Assays.  2007. 
Becker K,Almasri AS, von Eiff C, Peters G, Heilmann C, Fegeler W. J.Clin.Microbiol 45(4):1315-1318   Enhanced post-stationary phase survival of a clinical thymidine-dependent small colony variant of Staphylococcus aureus results from a lack of functional TCA cycle. 2007. 
Chatterjee I, Hermann M, Proctor RA, Peters G, Kahl BC. J Bacteriol 2007,189:2936-40  SCCmec type I.spa type and expression of Pls are determinants of reduced cellular invasiveness of MRSA isolates. 2007. 
Werbick C, Becker K, Mellmann A, Juuti KM, von Eiff C, Peters G, Kuusela PI, Friedrich A, Sinah B. Journal of Infectious Diseases 195(11):1678-1685  Distribution of capsular and surface polysaccharide serotypes of Staphylococcus aureus. 2007. 
Von Eiff C, Taylor KL, Mellmann A, Fattom AI, Friedrich AW, Peters G, Becker K. Diagn. Microbiol.Infect.Dis. 2007 Jul;58(3):297-302  Ein regionales Netzwerk zur Prävention und Kontrolle von Infektionen durch MRSA: EUREGIO MRSA-net Twente/Münsterland.
Friedrich AW, Daniels-Haardt I, Van Gemert-Pijnen J.E.W.C., Hendrix M.G.R., von Eiff C, Kipp F, Becker K, Köck R, Verhoeven F, Mellmann A. Epidemiologisches Bulletin 33: 307-311 (2007)  Staphylococcus pettenkoferi sp. nov., a novel coagulase-negative staphylococcal species isolated from human clinical specimens. 2007.
Trülzsch K, Grabein B, Schumann P, Mellmann A, Antonenka U, Heesemann J, Becker K.  Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (57) (7) 2007: 1543-1548    Augmented expression of polysaccaride intercellular adhesin in a defined Staphylococcus epidermidis mutant with the small-colony-variant phenotype. 2007.
Al Laham N, Rohde H, Sander G, Fischer A, Hussain M, Heilmann C, Mack D, Proctor R, Peters G, Becker K, Von Eiff C. J Bacteriol. 189(12):4494-4501     Interleukin-6, procalcitonin and TNF-alpha: Markers of peri-prosthetic infection following total joint replacement. 2007.
Bottner F, Wegner A, Winkelmann W, Becker K, Erren M, Götze C. J. Bone Joint Surg. Br. 89-B (1) 2007: 94-99  Nekrotisierende Pneumonie mit Staphylococcus aureus (pvl-Gen positiv). Letal verlaufende Pneumonie bei einem 12-jährigen immunkompetenten Mädchen. 2007.
Hörnig-Franz I, Kahl B.C, Tebbe, W, Kersting C, Bürger H, Nolte K, Becker K, Bulla M, Debus O, Rabe H, Harms E. Monatsschr. Kinderheilkd. 155 (S1) 2007: S10-S15  Subcutaneous zygomycosis in neutropenia. 2007.
Mikesch JH, Rudat A, Zühlsdorf M, Berdel WE, Mesters R, Conrad B, Becker K, Fegeler W. J.Clin Oncol. 2007 Oct 20;25(30): 4844-4845  Faecal S100A12 as a non-invasive marker distinguishing inflammatory bowel disease from irritable bowel syndrome. 2007.
Kaiser T, Langhorst J, Wittkowski H, Becker K, Friedrich AW, Rueffer A, Dobos GJ, Roth J, Foell D. Gut. 2007 Dec;56(12):1706-13  Nasal Staphylococcus aureus carriage is not a risk factor for lower airway infection in young cystic fibrosis patients.
Ridder-Schaphorn S, Ratjen F, Dübbers A, Häberle J, Falk S, Küster P, Schuster A, Mellies U, Löwe B, Reintjes R, Peters G, Kahl BC. J Clin Microbiol 2007, 45:2979-84.  High phenotypic diversity in infecting but not in colonizing Staphylococcus aureus populations.
Goerke C, Gressinger M, Endler K, Breitkopf C, Wardecki K, Stern M, Wolz C, Kahl BC. Environ Microbiol 2007, 9:3134-42  Evidence for cost reduction based on pre-admission MRSA screening in general surgery.
Diller R, Sonntag AK, Mellmann A, Grevener K, Senninger N, Kipp F, Friedrich AW. Int J Hyg Environ Health 2007 (Epub ahead of print)  PAR-2 activation regulates IL-8 and GRO-alpha synthesis by NF-kappaB, but not RANTES, IL-6, eotaxin or TARC expression in nasal epithelium.
Rudack C, Steinhoff M, Mooren F, Buddenkotte J, Becker K, Von Eiff C, Sachse F. Clin. Exp. Allerg. 37(7): 1009-1022 (2007)  Prevalence of genes encoding for staphylococcal leukocidal toxins among clinical isolates of Staphylococcus aureus from implant orthopedic infections.
Arciola C.R, Baldassarri L, Von Eiff C, Campoccia D, Ravaioli S, Pirini V, Becker K, Montanaro L. Int. J. Artif. Organs  2007 30(9): 792-797  Shiga toxin-mediated hemolytic uremic syndrome: time to change the diagnostic paradigm?
Bialaszewska M, Köck R, Friedrich A.W., Von Eiff C, Zimmerhackl L.B., Karch H, Mellmann A. PloS ONE 2007 2(10): e1024  Übersichtsartikel  Mayhem in the Lung. 2007.
Kahl BC, Peters G. Science 315: 1082 - 1083     Understanding the physiology and adaptation of staphylococci: A postgenomic approach. 2007.
Becker K, Bierbaum G, Von Eiff C, Engelmann S, Götz F, Hacker J, Hecker M, Peters G, Rosenstein R, Ziebuhr W. Int J Med Microbiol. 2007 Nov;297(7-8):483-501.   Small-colony variants (SCVs) of staphylococci: a role in foreign body-associated infections.
Von Eiff C, Becker K. Int. J. Artif. Organs 2007 30(9): 778-785  Bücher und Buchbeiträge  Bacterial strategies of implant colonization and resistance.
Von Eiff C, Heilmann C, Peters G.
in: Meani, E., Romano, L., Crosby, G., Hofmann, G. (Eds): Infection and local treatment in orthopedic surgery. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Chapter: Orthopaedic device-related infection, p.33 - 38 (2007)  Role of small colony variants of S. aureus in the pathogenesis of staphylococcal diseases.
Von Eiff C, Becker K, Kahl B, Peters G, Proctor R.A.
in: Proctor, R.A. (Ed.): Staphylococcal Infectious Disease and Therapy (accepted) 
Publikationen 2008
Originalartikel  eap gene as a novel target for specific identification of Staphylococcus aureus. 2008.
Hussain M, von Eiff C, Sinha B, Joost I, Herrmann M, Peters G, Becker K. J. Clin. Microbiol. 2008 46(2):470-6.  Microbiological evaluation of a new growth-based approach for rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 
von Eiff C, Maas D, Sander G, Friedrich AW, Peters G, Becker K. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2008 61(6):1277-80  New immuno-PCR assay for detection of low concentrations of shiga toxin 2 and its variants. 
Zhang W, Bielaszewska M, Pulz M, Becker K, Friedrich AW, Karch H, Kuczius T.  J Clin Microbiol. 2008 46(4);1292-7  Kocuria rhizophila adds to the emerging spectrum of micrococcal species involved in human infections
K. Becker, F. Rutsch, A. Uekötter, F. Kipp, J. König, T. Marquardt, G. Peters, C. von Eiff
J. Clin. Microbiol. 46(10) 3537-3539   Proinflammatory Impact of Staphylococcus epidermidis on the Nasal Epithelium Quantified by IL-8 and GRO-alpha Responses in Primary Human Nasal Epithelial Cells. 2008.
Sachse F, von Eiff C, Becker K, Steinhoff M, Rudack C. Int Arch Allergy Immunol  2008 Aug 16;145(1):24-32
Identification of the genetic basis for clinical menadione-auxotrophic small-colony variant isolates of Staphylococcus aureus.
J. Lannergård, C. von Eiff, G. Sander, T. Cordes, J. Seggewiß, G. Peters, R.A. Proctor, K. Becker, D. Hughes.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 52 (11) 2008 4017-4022  Anti-inflammatory effects of ciprofloxacin in S. aureus Newman induced nasal inflammation in vitro.
F. Sachse, C. von Eiff, K. Becker, C. Rudack. 
J. Inflamm. (Lond.) 5 (11) 2008 doi:10.1186/1476-9255-5-11  Der Einfluss regionaler Netzwerkbildung auf die Zusammenarbeit von Gesundheitsbehörden und Krankenhäusern. Strukturierte Erhebung und Weiterleitung von MRSA-Basiskennzahlen.
I. Daniels-Haardt, A. Jurke, R. Köck, K. Becker, A.W. Friedrich.
Epidemiol. Bull. 2008 (28) 2008 219-223  Exceptional mechanical and structural stability of HSV-1 unveiled with fluid atomic force microscopy.
I.Liashkovich, W.Hafezi, J.E.Kühn, H.Oberleithner, A.Kramer, V.Shahin. 
J Cell Sci 2008 July 15;121: 2287-92 
In vivo mutations of thymidylate synthase (thyA) are responsible for thymidine-dependency in clinical small colony variants (TD-SCVs) of Staphylococcus aureus.
Chatterjee I, Kriegeskorte A, Fischer A, Deiwick S, Theimann N, Proctor RA, Peters G, Herrmann M, Kahl BC. J Bacteriol 2008, 190:834-42.  The thymidine-dependent small-colony variant phenotype is associated with hypermutability and antibiotic resistance in clinical Staphylococcus aureus isolates.
Besier S, Zander J, Kahl BC, Kraizy P, Brade V, Wichelhaus TA.  Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2008, 52:2183-9.  Safety and Effectiveness of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy: Results of a Rabbit Model of Chronic Osteomyelitis.
Gollwitzer H, Roessner M, Langer R, Gloeck T, Diehl P, Horn C, Sternberger A, von Eiff C, Gerdesmeyer L
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2008 Dec 23. [Epub ahaed of print]  Human platelets  attenuate Aspergillus species via granuledependent mechanisms.
Perkhofer S, Kehrel BE, Dierich MP, Donnelly JP, Nussbaumer W, Hofmann J, von Eiff C, Lass-Flörl C.
J Infect Dis. 2008 Oct 15;198(8):1243-6.  Memory impairment correlates with increased S100B serum concentrations in patients with chronic schizophrenia.
Pedersen A, Diedrich M, Kaestner F, Koelkebeck K, Ohrmann P, Ponath G, Kipp F, Abel S, Siegmund A, Suslow T, von Eiff C, Arolt V, Rothermund M.
Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2008 Dec 12;32(8):1789-92 Epub 2008 Jul 31.  Susceptibility of common aerob pathogens to tigecycline: results of a surveillance study in Germany.
Kresken M, Leitner E, Brauers J, Geiss HK, Halle E, von Eiff C, Peters G, Seifert H; German Tigecycline Evaluation Surveillance Trial (G-TEST) Study Group.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jan;28(1):83-90. Epub 2008 Aug.  A defect in menadione biosynthesis induces global changes in gene expression in Staphylococcus aureus.
Kohler C, von Eiff C, Liebeke M, McNamara PJ, Lalk M, Proctor RA, Hecker M, Engelmann S.
J Bacteriol. 2008 Oct;190(19):6351-64 Epub 2008 Aug 1.   The influence of the alloy of megaprostheses on infection rate.
Gosheger G, Goetze C, Hardes J, Joosten U, Winkelmann W, von Eiff C.
J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep;23(6):916-20. Epub 2008 Februar 13.   Serum levels of S100B are decreased in chronic starvation and normalize with weight gain.
Holtkamp K, Bühren K, Ponath G, von Eiff C, Herpertz-Dahlmann B, Hebebrand J, Rothermundt M.
J Neural Transm. 2008 Jun;115(6):937-40. Epub 2008 Apr 2.  Attenuated vancomycin bactericidal activity against Staphylococcus aureus hemB mutants expressing the small-colony-variant phenotype.
Tsuji BT, von Eiff C, Kelchlin PA, Forrest A, Smith PF.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008 Apr;52(4):1533-7. Epub 2008 Feb 19.  CD4+ T cells transfer resistance against Citrobacter rodentium-induced infectious colitis by induction of Th 1 immunity.
Spahn TW, Ross M, von Eiff C, Maaser C, Spieker T, Kannengiesser K, Domschke W, Kucharzik T.
Scand J Immunol. 2008 Mar;67(3):238-44.  Resistance of chemokine receptor 6-deficient mice to Yersinia enterocolitica infection: evidence of defective M-cell formation in vivo.
Westphal S, Lügering A, von Wedel J, von Eiff C, Maaser C, Spahn T, Heusipp G, Schmidt MA, Herbst H, Williams IR, Domschke W, Kucharzik T.
Am J Pathol. 2008 Mar;172(3):671-80. Epub 2008 Feb 7.  Kytococcus schroeteri: a probably underdiagnosed pathogen involved in prosthetic valve endocarditis.
Aepinus C, Adolph E, von Eiff C, Podbielski A, Petzsch M.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2008;120(1-2):46-9.  Not ready to use - overcoming pitfalls when dispersing nanoparticles in physiological media.
C. Schulze, A. Kroll, C.-M. Lehr, U.F. Schäfer, K. Becker, J. Schnekenburger, C. Schulze Isfort, R. Landsiedel, W. Wohlleben.
 Nanotoxicol. 2 (2) 2008 51-61   Empfindlichkeit klinischer Isolate häufig vorkommender Bakterienspezies gegenüber Tigecyclin - Ergebnisse einer multizentrischen Surveillance-Studie in Deutschland (G-Test, 2005)
M. Kresken, E. Leitner, H. Seifert, G. Peters, C. von Eiff, Münster, für die Studiengruppe.
Chemoth. J. 2008; 17:205-26 Übersichtsartikel  EUREGIO MRSA-net Twente/Münsterland - a Dutch-German cross-border network for the prevention and control of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. 
A.W. Friedrich, I. Daniels-Haardt, R. Köck, F. Verhoeven, A. Mellmann, D. Harmsen, J.E. van Gemert-Pijnen, K. Becker, M.G.R. Hendrix. Euro Surveill. 13 (35) 2008 pii: 18965  Virulenzfaktoren und molekulare Epidemiologie von Staphylococcus aureus – Renaissance eines alten Erregers? K. Becker. Kind. Jugendmed. 8 (2) 2008 73-82
A European laboratory network for sequence-based typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as a communication platform between human and veterinary medicine – an update on SeqNet.org. 
A.W. Friedrich, W. Witte, H. de Lencastre, W. Hryniewicz, J. Scheres, H. Westh, SeqNet.org participants (… G. Peters, K. Becker …). Euro Surveill. 13 (19) 2008 pii=18862  Staphylococcus aureus small colony variants: a challenge to microbiologists and clinicians.
von Eiff C.
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2008 Jun;31(6):507-10. Multiple effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) besides their lipid-lowering function
Hasslinger-Löffler B
Kidney Int. 2008;74(5): 553-5  Bücher und Buchbeiträge  K. Becker, B. Eing, G. Cathomas, H. Herbst, W. Fegeler.
Erregerbedingte Krankheiten. In: W. Böcker, H. Denk, P. U. Heitz, H. Moch (Eds.) Pathologie. Elsevier - Urban & Fischer Verlag München, 4. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage, 2008, Kapitel 48, 1163-1204, ISBN-13: 978-3-437-42382-6 K. Becker. 
MRSA-Diagnostik. In: C. von Eiff (Ed.) MRSA - Antibiotika und Resistenzen. Socio-medico Verlag, Wessobrunn, 2008 (1. Auflage), 23-39, ISBN-13: 978-3-927290-96-9  K. Becker, B. Eing, G. Cathomas, H. Herbst, W. Fegeler
Erregerbedingte Krankheiten
in: W. Böcker, H. Denk, P. U. Heitz, H. Moch
Repetitorium Pathologie
Urban & Fischer Verlag München, 2. vollständig überarbeitete Auflage, 2008, Kapitel 48, 474-497
ISBN-13: 978-3-437-43401-3  J.E.Kühn: Niere, Blase und Harnwege. In: Klinische Infektiologie, R.Marre, T.Mertens, M.Trautmann, W.Zimmerli (Hrsg.), Urban und Fischer Verlag, München, 537 - 557 (2008)

J.E.Kühn: Weibliche Geschlechtsorgane. In: Klinische Infektiologie, R.Marre, T.Mertens, M.Trautmann, W.Zimmerli (Hrsg.), Urban und Fischer Verlag, München, 558 - 577 (2008)  J.E.Kühn: Männliche Geschlechtsorgane. In: Klinische Infektiologie, R.Marre, T.Mertens, M.Trautmann, W.Zimmerli (Hrsg.), Urban und Fischer Verlag, München, 579 - 582 (2008)  Staphylococcus aureus-Infektionen.
Becker K, Von Eiff C.
in: Marre, R.; Mertens, T.; Trautmann, M.; Zimmerli, W. (Hrsg.): Klinische Infektiologie. Kapitel C1, Urban & Fischer-Verlag München, 2. Auflage, 751-762 (2008)  Gefäßkatheter-assoziierte Infektionen.
Trautmann M, Von Eiff C, Peters G.
in: Marre, R., Mertens, T.; Trautmann, M.; Zimmerli, W. (Hrsg.): Klinische Infektiologie. Kapitel D2, Urban & Fischer-Verlag München, 2. Auflage, 923-941 (2008)