Publications


2017:

A Cross-Sectional Study of Colonization Rates with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Four Swiss Refugee Centres. Piso RJ, Kaech R, Pop R, Zillig D, Schibli U, Bassetti S, Meinel DM, Egli A. Plos one2017 Jan 13;12(1):e0170251. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0170251. eCollection 2017

2016:

The Technical and Biological Reproducibility of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) Based Typing: Employment of Bioinformatics in a Multicenter Study. Oberle M, Wohlwend N, Jonas D, Maurer FP, Jost G, Tschudin-Sutter S, Vranckx K, Egli A. Plos one2016 Oct 31;11(10):e0164260. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164260. eCollection 2016

Outbreak investigation for toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae wound infections in refugees from Northeast Africa and Syria in Switzerland and Germany by whole genome sequencing. Meinel DM, Kuehl R, Zbinden R, Boskova V, Garzoni C, Fadini D, Dolina M, Bluemel B, Weibel T, Tschudin-Sutter S, Widmer AF, Bielicki JA, Dierig A, Heininger U, Konrad R, Berger A, Hinic V, Goldenberger D, Blaich A, Stadler T, Battegay M, Sing A, Egli A. Clin Microbiol Infect2016 Dec;22(12):1003.e1-1003.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.08.010. Epub 2016 Aug 30

Association of daptomycin use with resistance development in Enterococcus faecium bacteraemia-a 7-year individual and population-based analysis. Egli A., Schmid H, Kuenzli E, Widmer AF, Battegay M, Plagge H, Frei R, Achermann R, Weisser M Clin Microbiol Infect2016 Oct 13. pii: S1198-743X(16)30462-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.10.003.

Impact of MALDI-TOF-MS-based identification directly from positive blood cultures on patient management: a controlled clinical trial. Osthoff M, Guertler N, Bassetti S, Balestra G, Marsch S, Pargger H, Weisser M, Egli A. Clin Microbiol Infect2016 Aug 26. pii: S1198-743X(16)30329-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.08.009.

An ELISA Based Binding and Competition Method to Rapidly Determine Ligand-receptor Interactions. Syedbasha M, Linnik J, Santer D, O’Shea D, Barakat K, Joyce M, Khanna N, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Egli A. J Vis Exp.2016 Mar 14;(109). doi: 10.3791/53575.

Impact of host genetic polymorphisms on vaccine induced antibody response. Linnik JE, Egli A. Hum Vaccin Immunother.2016 Jan 25:1-9. [Epub ahead of print].

2015:

Mannose-binding lectin protein and its association to clinical outcomes in COPD: a longitudinal study. Mandal J, Malla B, Steffensen R, Costa L, Egli A, Trendelenburg M, Blasi F, Kostikas K, Welte T, Torres A, Louis R, Boersma W, Milenkovic B, Aerts J, Rohde GG, Lacoma A, Rentsch K, Roth M, Tamm M, Stolz D. Respir Res2015 Dec 18;16:150. doi: 10.1186/s12931-015-0306-3.

Complexity of Host Micro-RNA Response to Cytomegalovirus Reactivation After Organ Transplantation. Egli A, Lisboa LF, O’Shea D, Asberg A, Mueller T, Emery V, Kumar D, Humar A. Am J Transplant. 2015 Oct 13. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13464 [Epub ahead of print]

Prevention of HCV infection using a broad cross-neutralizing monoclonal antibody (AR4A) and Epigallocatechin-Gallate. O’Shea D, Law J, Egli A, Douglas D, Lund G, Forester S, Lambert J, Law M, Burton DR, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Humar A, Kneteman N. Liver Transpl. 2015 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/lt.24344. [Epub ahead of print]

T cells specific for different latent and lytic viral proteins efficiently control Epstein-Barr virus-transformed B cells. Nowakowska J, Stuehler C, Egli A, Battegay M, Rauser G, Bantug GR, Brander C, Hess C, Khanna N.Cytotherapy. 2015 Sep;17(9):1280-91. doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2015.06.003.

The impact of the interferon-lambda family on the innate and adaptive immune response to viral infections. Egli A, Santer DM, O’Shea D, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2014 Jul;3(7):e51. doi: 10.1038/emi.2014.51. Epub 2014 Jul 16. Review.

Travelling activity and travel-related risks after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation – a single centre survey. Hollenstein Y, Elzi L, Hatz C, Passweg J, Weisser M, Stoeckle M, Halter J, Egli A. Swiss Med Wkly. 2015 May 29;145:w14136. doi: 10.4414/smw.2015.14136. eCollection 2015.

Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time of Flight Mass-Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) Based Typing of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase Producing E. coli – A Novel Tool for Real-Time Outbreak Investigation. Egli A, Tschudin-Sutter S, Oberle M, Goldenberger D, Frei R, Widmer AF. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 10;10(4):e0120624. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120624. eCollection 2015.

Hcmv-miR-UL22A-5p: A Biomarker in Transplantation With Broad Impact on Host Gene Expression and Potential Immunological Implications. Lisboa LF, Egli A, O’Shea D, Åsberg A, Hartmann A, Rollag H, Pang XL, Tyrrell DL, Kumar D, Humar A. Am J Transplant. 2015 Apr 1. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13222. [Epub ahead of print]

CCL8 and the Immune Control of Cytomegalovirus in Organ Transplant Recipients. Lisboa LF, Egli A, Fairbanks J, O’Shea D, Manuel O, Husain S, Kumar D, Humar A. Am J Transplant. 2015 Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13207. [Epub ahead of print]

The fast route to microbe identification: matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS). Dierig A, Frei R, Egli A. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Jan;34(1):97-9. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000601.

Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF) directly from positive blood culture flasks allows rapid identification of bloodstream infections in immunosuppressed hosts. Egli A, Osthoff M, Goldenberger D, Halter J, Schaub S, Steiger J, Weisser M, Frei R. Transpl Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 19. doi: 10.1111/tid.12373. [Epub ahead of print]

Effect of Immunosuppression on T-Helper 2 and B-Cell Responses to Influenza Vaccination. Egli A, Humar A, Widmer LA, Lisboa LF, Santer DM, Mueller T, Stelling J, Baluch A, O’Shea D, Houghton M, Kumar D. J Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 14. pii: jiv015. [Epub ahead of print]

2014:

IL-28B is a key regulator of B- and T-cell vaccine responses against influenza. Egli A, Santer DM, O’Shea D, Barakat K, Syedbasha M, Vollmer M, Baluch A, Bhat R, Groenendyk J, Joyce MA, Lisboa LF, Thomas BS, Battegay M, Khanna N, Mueller T, Tyrrell DL, Houghton M, Humar A, Kumar D. PLoS Pathog. 2014 Dec 11;10(12):e1004556. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004556. eCollection 2014 Dec.

Changing face of vaccination in immunocompromised hosts. O’Shea D, Widmer LA, Stelling J, Egli A. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2014 Sep;16(9):420. doi: 10.1007/s11908-014-0420-2.

Vaccine adjuvants–understanding molecular mechanisms to improve vaccines. Egli A, Santer D, Barakat K, Zand M, Levin A, Vollmer M, Weisser M, Khanna N, Kumar D, Tyrrell L, Houghton M, Battegay M, O’Shea D. Swiss Med Wkly. 2014 May 20;144:w13940. doi: 10.4414/smw.2014.13940. eCollection 2014.


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