Publikationen 2014
Originalartikel

LA-MRSA CC398 differ from classical community acquired-MRSA and hospital acquired-MRSA lineages: Functional analysis of infection and colonozation processes.
B. Ballhausen*, P. Jung*, A.  Kriegeskorte, P.E. Makgotlho, U. Ruffing, L. von Müller, R. Köck, G. Peters, M. Hermann, W. Ziebuhr, K. Becker*, M. Bischoff*. [*contributed equally] Int J Med Microbiol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23774966

Trends in antimicrobial non-susceptibility in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Germany (2004-2011).
F. Schaumburg, E.A. Idelevich, G. Peters, A. Mellmann, C. von Eiff, K. Becker and Study Group.
Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 2014 20(9):O554-7 The mecA homolog mecC confers resistance against beta-lactams in Staphylococcus aureus irrespective of the genetic strain background.
B. Ballhausen, A. Kriegeskorte, N. Schleimer, G. Peters, K. Becker.
Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2014 58(7):3791-8 Population dynamics of Staphylococcus aureus from Northeastern Nigeria in 2007 and 2012.
K.O. Okon, A.O. Shittu, A.A. Kudi, H. Umar, K. Becker, F. Schaumburg.
Epidemiol. Infect. 2014 142(8):1737-40. Comparing the anterior nare bacterial community of two discrete human populations using illumina amplicon sequencing.
A. Camarinha-Silva, R. Jáuregui, D. Chaves-Moreno, A.P. Oxley, F. Schaumburg, K. Becker, M.L. Wos-Oxley, D.H. Pieper.
Environ-Microbiol. 2014 16(9):2939-52 Erfolgreiche Therapie einer Fusarium-assoziierten Keratitis bei multiresistentem Keim und  multimorbidem Patienten.
M. Alnawaiseh, M.R. Böhm, E.A. Idelevich, K. Becker, S. Grewe, N. Eter, U.H. Grenzebach, N. Eter.
Ophthalmologe 2014 111(3):259-61 Phylogenetic relationships matter - antifungal susceptibility among clinically relevant yeasts.
A.F. Schmalreck, M. Lackner, K. Becker, W. Fegeler, V. Czaika, H. Ulmer, C. Lass-Flörl.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58(3):1575-85. Assessment of microbiological diagnostic for respiratory specimens from Cystic Fibrosis Patients in German Laboratories by a Questionnaire.
Laura Häfner, Georg Peters, Barbara C. Kahl
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar; 52(3):977-9 Transmission of Staphylococcus aureus between mothers and infants in an African setting.
Schaumburg F, Alabi AS, Mombo-Ngoma G, Kaba H, Zoleko RM, Diop DA, MAckanga JR, Basra A, Gonzalez R, Menendez C, Grobusch MP, Kremsner PG, Köck R, Peters G, Ramharter M, Becker K.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 20(6):O390-6 Rapid identification of microorganisms from positive blood cultures by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry subsequent to very short-term incubation on solid medium.
E.A. Idelevich, I. Schüle, B. Grünastel, J. Wüllenweber, G. Peters, K. Becker.
Clin.Microbiol. Infect. 2014 20(10):1001-6

Decreased susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus mall colony variants (SCVs) towards human antimicrobial peptides.
R. Gläser, K. Becker, C. von Eiff, U. Meyer-Hoffert, J. Harder.
J. Invest. Dermatol. 2014 134(9):2347-50 Characterization of a novel thermostable nuclease homolog (NucM) in a highly divergent Staphylococcus aureus clade.
F. Schaumburg, M. Pauly, G. Schubert, A. Shittu, S. Tong, F. Leendertz, G. Peters, K. Becker.
J. Clin. Microbiol. 2014 52(11):4036-8 Bacteriophage-based latex agglutination test for rapid identification of Staphylococcus aureus.
E.A. Idelevich, T. Walther, S. Molinaro, X. Li, G. Xia, A. Wieser, G. Peters, A. Peschel, K. Becker.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 52(9):3394-8 Acceleration of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing from Positive Blood Cultures by Inoculation of Shortly Incubated Solid Medium Cultures into Vitek 2.
Idelevich EA, Schüle I, Grünastel B, Wüllenweber J, Peters G, Becker K.
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 52(11):4058-62  Staphylococcus aureus small colony variants show common metabolic features in central metabolism irrespective of the underlyingh auxotrophism.
A. Kriegeskorte, S. Grubmüller, C. Huber, B. C. Kahl, C. von Eiff, R. A. Proctor, G. Peters, W. Eisenreich, K. Becker.
Front.Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 2014; 4:141 Inactivation of thyA in Staphylococcus aureus attenuates virulence and has a strong impact on metabolism and virulence gene expression.
A. Kriegeskorte, D. Block, M. Drescher, N. Windmüller, A. Mellmann, C. Baum, C. Neumann, N.L. Lorè, A. Bragonzi, E. Liebau, P. Hertel, J. Seggewiss, K. Becker, R.A. Proctor, G. Peters, B.C. Kahl.
MBio. 2014 5(4): pii: e01447-14  Rapid identification and susceptibility testing of Candida spp. from positive blood cultures by combination of direct MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry and direct inoculation of Vitek 2.
E.A. Idelevich, C.M. Grunewald, J. Wüllenweber, K. Becker.
PLoS ONE 9(12):e114834 The risk to import ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae and Staphylococcus aureus through chicken meat trade in Gabon.
F. Schaumburg, A.S. Alabi, L. Frielinghaus, M.P. Grobusch, R. Köck, K. Becker, S. Issifou, P.G. Kremsner, G. Peters, A. Mellmann.
BMC Microbiol. 14(1):286 Two-stage hip revision arthroplasty with a hexagonal modular cementless stem in cases of periprosthetic infection.
R. Dieckmann, D. Schulz, G. Gosheger, K. Becker, K. Daniilidis, A. Streitbürger, J. Hardes, S. Hoell.
BMC Musculoskelet. Disord. 2014 15:398 Detection of azole susceptibility patterns in clinical yeast strains isolated from 1998 to 2008.
Czaika V, Nenoff P, Glöckner A, Becker K, Fegeler W, Schmalreck AF.
New Microbiol. 2014 37(4):465-94 Cross-resistance of azoles, echinocandins, flucytosine, and amphotericin B in clinically important hyphomycetes.
A.F. Schmalreck, W. Fegeler, K. Becker, C. Lass-Flörl, V. Czaika.
Int. J. Microbiol. Res. 6(1): 519-44 Susceptibility patterns and cross-resistance of: antimicrobial peptides (defensins, bactgeriocins, ionophores), aminoglycosides, macrolides, penicillins, cephalosporins, and carbapenems in Listeria spp.
A.F. Schmalreck, H. Hof, K. Becker, W. Fegeler, V. Czaika.
World Res. J. Antimicrob. Agents 2014 3(1):39-61 Bacterial spectrum and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns in acquired and connatal lacrimal duct stenosis.
Prokosch V, Prokosch JE, Promesbergher J, Idelevich EA, Böhm MR, Thanos S, Stupp T.
Curr Eye Res. 2014 Nov;39(11):1069-75 Admission prevalence and acquisition of nasal carriage of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in German rehabilitation centres.
Köck R, Winner K, Schaumburg F, Jurke A, Rossen JW, Friedrich AW.
J Hosp Infect. 2014 Jun;87(2):115.8. 

Emergence of trimethoprim resistance gene dfrG in Staphylococcus aureus causing human infection and colonization in sub-Saharan Africa and its import to Europe.
Nurjadi D, Olalekan AO, Layer F, Shittu AO, Alabi A, Ghebremedhin B, Schaumburg F, Hofmann-Eifler J, Van Genderen PJ, Caumes E, Fleck R, Mockenhaupt FP, Herrmann M, Kern WV, Abdulla S, Grobusch MP, Kremsner PG, Wolz C, Zanger P.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2014 Sep;69(9):2361-8. 

Origin and evolution of European community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Stegger M, Wirth T, Andersen PS, Skov RL, De Grassi A, Simões PM, Tristan A, Petersen A, Aziz M, Kiil K, Cirković I, Udo EE, del Campo R, Vuopio-Varkila J, Ahmad N, Tokajian S, Peters G, Schaumburg F, Olsson-Liljequist B, Givskov M, Driebe EE, Vigh HE, Shittu A, Ramdani-Bougessa N, Rasigade JP, Price LB, Vandenesch F, Larsen AR, Laurent F.
MBio. 2014 Aug 26;5(5).

Persistent Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in ambulatory human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in Nigeria: Risk factors and molecular features.
Olalekan AO, Taiwo SS, Smith SI, Shittu AO, Kolawole DO, Schaumburg F.
J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2014 Dec 24. pii: S1684-1182(14)00253-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2014.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Staphylococcus aureus complex from animals and humans in three remote African regions.
Schaumburg F, Pauly M, Anoh E, Mossoun A, Wiersma L, Schubert G, Flammen A, Alabi AS, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Grobusch MP, Karhemere S, Akoua-Koffi C, Couacy-Hymann E, Kremsner PG, Mellmann A, Becker K, Leendertz FH, Peters G.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Dec 11. pii: S1198-743X(14)00113-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.12.001. [Epub ahead of print]

Antibiotic susceptibility pattern and biofilm formation in coagulase negative staphylococci.
Ayepola OO, Olasupo NA, Egwari LO, Schaumburg F.
J Infect Dev Ctries. 2014 Dec 15;8(12):1643-5. doi: 10.3855/jidc.5008. No abstract available. 

Super-infection with Staphylococcus aureus inhibits influenza virus-induced type I IFN signalling through impaired STAT1-STAT2 dimerization.
Warnking K, Klemm C, Löffler B, Niemann S, van Krüchten A, Peters G, Ludwig S, Ehrhardt C.
Cell Microbiol. 2014 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/cmi. 12375 [Epub ahead of print]

Methicillin-resistenten Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) und mit MRSA-assoziierte Risikofaktoren in der ambulanten Pflege. A. Domhöver, R. Köck, K. Becker, A. Mellmann, A.W. Friedrich. Umweltmed. Hyg. Arbeitsmed. 2014 19(5) 426-430

Übersichtsartikel  K. Becker, C. Heilmann, G. Peters. Coagulase-Negative Staphylococci. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2014 27(4):870-926 New epidemiology of Staphylococcus aureus infection from Africa.
F. Schaumburg, A.S. Alabi, G. Peters, K. Becker.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 20(7):589-96. Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus isolates: The "mec alphabet" with specific consideration of mecC, a mec homolog associated with zoonotic S. aureus lineages.
K. Becker, B. Ballhausen, R. Köck, A. Kriegeskorte.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2014 304(7):794--804 Chronisch rerzidivierende Infektionen der Haut und Weichgewebe durch Staphylococcus aureus. Klinische Bedeutung des Small-colony-variant (SCV)- Phänotyps von Panton-Valentine-Leukozidin (PVL)-positiven S.-aureus-Isolaten.
K. Becker, A. Kriegeskorte, C. Sunderkötter, B. Löffler, C. von Eiff.
Hautarzt 2014 65(1):15-25 Systemtherapie mit Antiinfektiva. Grundlagen zum rationalen Einsatz systemischer Antibiotika in der Dermatologie.
C. Sunderkötter, R. Brehler, K. Becker.
Hautarzt 2014 65(2):106-12 Systemtherapie mit Antiinfektiva. Übersicht über wichtige Antibiotika in der Dermatologie.
C. Sunderkötter, K. Becker.
Hautarzt 2014 65(2):113-24 Systematic literature analysis and review of targeted preventive measures to limit healthcare-associated infections  by meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
R. Köck, K. Becker, B. Cookson, J. van Gemert-Pijnen, S. Harbarth, J. Kluytmans, M. Mielke, G. Peters, R. Skov, M. Struelens, E. Tacconelli, W. Witte, A.W. Friedrich.
Euro Surveill. 2014 19(29): pii:20860 The impact of zoonotic MRSA colonization and infection in Germany.
R. Köck, B. Ballhausen, M. Bischoff, C. Cuny, T. Eckmanns, A. Fetsch, D. Harmsen, T. Goerge, B. Oberheitmann, S. Schwarz, T. Selhorst, B.A. Tenhagen, B. Walther, W. Witte, W. Ziebuhr, K. Becker.
Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wochenschr. 2014 127(9/10): 384-98  Staphylococcus aureus small colony variants (SCVs): A road map for the metabolic pathways involved in persistent infections.
R.A. Proctor, A. Kriegeskorte, B.C. Kahl, K. Becker, B. Löffler, G. Peters.
Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 2014 4:99   MRSA: Typisierung und Epidemiologie mit Schwerpunkt Deutschland.
K. Becker, F. Schaumburg, N.O. Hübner, R. Köck.
Krankenhaushyg. up2date 2014 9(2):93-109

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus as a cause of invasive infections in Central Africa: a case report and review of the literature.
Huson MA, Kalkman R, Remppis J, Beyeme JO, Kraef C, Schaumburg F, Alabi AS, Grobusch MP.
Infection. 2014 Jun;42(3):451-7. doi: 10.1007/s15010-014-0589-1. Epub 2014 Jan 25. Review.

Functional and structural analysis of the major amidase (Atl) in Staphylococcus.
Götz F, Heilmann C, Stehle T.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2014 Mar;304(2):156-63.

Staphylococcus aureus persistence in non-professional phagocytes.
Löffler B, Tuchscherr L, Niemann S, Peters G.
Int J MEd Microbiol. 2014 Mar;304(2):170-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2013.11.011. Epub 2013 Dec 1. Review.

Mechanisms of infective endocarditis: pathogen-host interaction and risk states. 
Werdan K, Dietz S, Löffler B, Niemann S, Bushnaq H, Silber RE, Peters G, Müller-Werdan U.
Nat Rev Cardiol. 2014 Jan;11(1):35-50. doi:10.1038/nrcardio. 2013. 174. Epub 2013 Nov 19. Review.

Bücher und Buchbeiträge K. Becker, R. Köck. Livestock-associated MRSA in Deutschland: Stand der Forschung und Risiko zoonotischer Infektionen. In: Bundesamt für Verbraucherschutz und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Paul-Ehrlich-Gesellschaft für Chemotherapie e.V., Infektiologie Freiburg (Hrsg.). GERMAP 2012. Antibiotika-Resistenz und -Verbrauch. Bericht über den Antibiotikaverbrauch und die Verbreitung von Antibiotikaresistenzen in der Human- und Veterinärmedizin in Deutschland. Antiinfectives Intelligence, Rheinbach, 2014, 58-60. K. Becker, R. Köck. Chapter 93. Staphylococci. In: P. Grota (Ed.). Apic Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology.
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. Inc., Washington, D.C. 2014, 4th Edition. ISBN: 1-933013-61-3