Publikationen 2016
OriginalartikelDetection of mecA- and mecC-positive methicillin-resistantStaphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates by the new Xpert® MRSA Gen 3 PCR.
K. Becker, O. Denis, S. Roisin, A. Mellmann, E.A. Idelevich, D. Knaack, S. van Alen, A. Kriegeskorte, R. Köck, F. Schaumburg, G. Peters, B. Ballhausen.
J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016 54(1):180-4
The culturome of the human nose habitats reveals individual bacterial fingerprint patterns.
Kaspar U, Kriegeskorte A, Schubert T, Peters G, Rudack C, Pieper DH, Wos-Oxley M, Becker K. 
Environ Microbiol. [Epub ahead of print]Antibiotika-resistente Erreger in Deutschland. Die Rolle von nicht nosokomialen Ansteckungsquellen.[Multidrug-resistant bacteria in Germany: The impact of sources outside healthcare facilities]
E.A. Idelevich, C. Lanckohr, D. Horn, L.H. Wieler, K. Becker, R. Köck.
Bundesgesundheitsbl. Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz.2016 59(1):113-23
Identification and susceptibility testing from shortly incubated cultures accelerate blood culture diagnostics at no cost.
E.A. Idelevich, K. Becker.
[letter] Clin. Infect. Dis. 2016 62(2):268-9Direct blood culturing on solid medium outperforms automated continuously monitored broth-based blood culture system in terms of time to identification and susceptibility testing.
E.A. Idelevich, B. Grünastel, G. Peters, K. Becker.
New Microbes New Infect. 2016 [in press]
The recombinant bacteriophage endolysin HY-133 exhibits in vitro activity against different African clonal lineages of the Staphylococcus aureus complex including Staphylococcus schweitzeri.
E.A. Idelevich, F. Schaumburg, D. Knaack, A.S. Scherzinger, W. Mutter, G. Peters, A. Peschel, K. Becker.
Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]
Missense mutations of PBP2a are associated with reduced susceptibility to ceftaroline and ceftobiprole in African methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
F. Schaumburg, G. Peters, A. Alabi, K. Becker, E. Idelevich.
J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 2016 71(1):41-4
MRSA colonization and infection among persons with occupational livestock exposure in Europe: Prevalence, preventive options and evidence.
T. Goerge, M.B. Lorenz, S. van Alen, N.O. Hübner, K. Becker, R. Köck. 
Vet Microbiol. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]
A. Mellmann, S. Bletz, T. Böking, F. Kipp, K. Becker, A. Schultes, K. Prior, D. Harmsen. Real-time genome sequencing of resistant bacteria provides precision infection control in an institutional setting. J. Clin. Microbiol. [Epub ahead of print]In the centre of an epidemic: Fifteen years of LA-MRSA CC398 at the University Hospital Münster.
S. van Alen, B. Ballhausen, G. Peters, A.W. Friedrich, A. Mellmann, R. Köck, K. Becker.
Vet Microbiol. 2016 [accepted]
Detecting Staphylococcus aureus Virulence and Resistance Genes: a Comparison of Whole-Genome Sequencing and DNA Microarray Technology.
Strauß L, Ruffing U, Abdulla S, Alabi A, Akulenko R, Garrine M, Germann A, Grobusch MP, Helms V, Herrmann M, Kazimoto T, Kern W, Mandomando I, Peters G, Schaumburg F, von Müller L, Mellmann A.
J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Apr;54(4):1008-16. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03022-15. Epub 2016 Jan 27.
PMID: 26818676
Unveiling the molecular basis of antimicrobial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus from the Democratic Republic of the Congo using whole genome sequencing.
Phaku P, Lebughe M, Strauß L, Peters G, Herrmann M, Mumba D, Mellmann A, Muyembe-Tamfum JJ, Schaumburg F.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jul;22(7):644.e1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.04.009. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
PMID: 27102139
Bacterial contamination of water samples in Gabon, 2013.
Ehrhardt J, Alabi AS, Kremsner PG, Rabsch W, Becker K, Foguim FT, Kuczius T, Esen M, Schaumburg F.
J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2016 May 13. pii: S1684-1182(16)30035-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2016.03.009. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27263794
A geospatial analysis of flies and the spread of antimicrobial resistant bacteria.
Schaumburg F, Onwugamba FC, Akulenko R, Peters G, Mellmann A, Köck R, Becker K.
Int J Med Microbiol. 2016 Jun 14. pii: S1438-4221(16)30133-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2016.06.002. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27345493
A.F. Schmalreck, B. Willinger, E.A. Idelevich, C. Fegeler, C. Lass-Flörl, W. Fegeler, K. Becker. Parallel- and cross-resistances of clinical yeast isolates determined by susceptibility pattern analysis. GMS Infect. Dis. 2016 4(Doc02):1-13Human infections by non-rodent associated hantaviruses in Africa.
Heinemann P, Tia M, Alabi A, Anon JC, Auste B, Essbauer S, Gnionsahe A, Kigninlman H, Klempa B, Kraef C, Kruger N, Leendertz FH, Ndhatz-Sanogo M, Schaumburg F, Witkowski PT, Akoua-Koffi CG, Kruger DH.
J Infect Dis. 2016 Sep 6. pii: jiw401. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 27601619
M. Kresken, B. Körber-Irrgang, C. Petrik, H. Seifert, A. Rodloff, K. Becker. Temporal trends of the in vitro activity of tigecycline and comparator antibiotics against clinical aerobic bacterial isolates collected in Germany, 2006-2014: results of the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial (TEST) GMS Infect. Dis. 2016 4(Doc07):1-17Multiplex PCR assay underreports true bloodstream infections with coagulase-negative staphylococci in hematological patients with febrile neutropenia.
Y. Reers, E.A. Idelevich, H. Pätkau, M.C. Sauerland, S. Tafelski, I. Nachtigall, W.E. Berdel, G. Peters, G. Silling, K. Becker for the Molecular Diagnostics of Sepsis Study Group.
Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2016 85(4):413-5
Exploring the bacterial assemblages along the human nasal passage.
M.L. Wos-Oxley, D. Chaves-Moreno, R. Jáuregui, A.P.A. Oxley, U. Kaspar, I. Plumeier, S. Kahl, C. Rudack, K. Becker, D.H. Pieper.
Environ. Microbiol. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]
False non-susceptible results of tigecycline susceptibility testing against Enterobacteriaceae by an automated system: a multicentre study.
E.A. Idelevich, M. Büsing, A. Mischnik, M. Kaase, I. Bekeredjian-Ding, K. Becker.
J. Med. Microbiol. 2016 65(8):877-81
Evaluation of an automated system for reading and interpreting disk diffusion antimicrobial susceptibility testing of fastidious bacteria.
E.A. Idelevich, K. Becker, J. Schmitz, D. Knaack, G. Peters, R. Köck.
PLoS ONE 2016 11(7):e0159183
Multicentre investigation of carbapenemase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in German hospitals.
M. Kaase, S. Schimanski,·R. Schiller, B. Beyreiß, A. Thürmer, J. Steinmann, V.A. Kempf, C. Hess, I. Sobottka, I. Fenner, S. Ziesing, I. Burckhardt, L. von Müller, A. Hamprecht, I. Tammer, N. Wantia, K. Becker, T. Holzmann, M. Furitsch, G. Volmer, S.G. Gatermann.
Int. J. Med. Microbiol. 2016 306(6):415-20
Multi-center and multi-method evaluation of in vitro activities of ceftaroline against S. aureus.
L.M. Koeth, P. Apfalter, K. Becker, G. Gesu, L. Martínez-Martínez, S.D. Lahiri, R.A. Alm, J. Ambler, J. Iaconis.
Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2016 85(4):452-8
Ciprofloxacin versus colistin prophylaxis during neutropenia in acute myeloid leukemia: Two parallel patient cohorts treated in a single center.
M. Pohlen, J. Marx, A. Mellmann, K. Becker, R.M. Mesters, J.H. Mikesch, C. Schliemann, G. Lenz, C. Müller-Tidow, T. Büchner, U. Krug, M. Stelljes, H. Karch, G. Peters, U. Gerth, D. Görlich, W.E. Berdel.
Haematologica [Epub ahead of print]
Factors Associated with Worse Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis with Persistent Staphylococcus aureus
Sibylle Junge, Dennis Görlich, Martijn den Reijer, Bärbel Wiedemann, Burkhard Tümmler, Helmut Ellemunter, Angelika Dübbers, Peter Küster, Manfred Ballmann, Cordula Koerner-Rettberg, Jörg Große-Onnebrink, Eberhardt Heuer, Wolfgang Sextro, Jochen G. Mainz, Jutta Hammermann, Joachim Riethmüller, Ute Graepler-Mainka, Doris Staab, Bettina Wollschläger, Rüdiger Szczepanski, Antje Schuster, Freidrich-Karl Tegtmeyer, Sivagurunathan Sutharsan, Alexander Wald, Jerzy-Roch Nofer, Willem van Wamel, Karsten Becker, Georg Peters, Barbara C. Kahl
PLOS ONE 2016 DOI:10.1371 Dynamic in vivo mutations within the ica operon during persistence of Staphylococcus aureus in the airways of cystic fibrosis patients.
Bianca Schwartbeck, Johannes Birtel, Janina Treffon, Lars Langhanki, Alexander Mellmann, Devika Kale, Nina Hirschhausen, Claudia Neumann, Jean C.Lee, Friedrich Götz, Holger Rohde, Hanae Henke, Peter Küster, Georg Peters, Barbara C. Kahl.
PLOS Pathogens  2016 12(11). DOI:10.1371

Shaghayegh Tavakoli Tabazavareh, Aaron Seitz, Peter Jernigan, Carolin Sehl, Simone Keitsch, Stephan Lang, Barbara C. Kahl, Michael Edwards, Heike Grassmé, Erich Gulbins, Katrin Anne Becker
Lack of Sphingosine Causes Susceptibility to Pulmonary Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Cystic Fibrosis.
Cell Physiol Biochem. 2016;38(6):2094-102. doi: 10.1159/000445567. Epub 2016 May 17.

Hussein Chalhoub, Yolanda Sáenz, Hector Rodriguez-Villalobos, Olivier Denis, Barbara C. Kahl, Paul M. Tulkens, Francoise Van Bambeke
High-level resistance to meropenem in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the absence of carbapenemases:
role of active efflux and porin alterations
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Dec;48(6):740-743. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.09.012. Epub 2016 Oct 19Parham Sendi, Martina Furitsch, Stefanie Mauerer, carlos Florindo, Barbara C. Kahl, Sarah Shabayek, Reinhard Berner, Barbara Spellerberg
Chromosomally and Extrachromosomally Mediated High-Level Gentamicin Resistance in Streptococcus agalactiae
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 
2016 Jan 4;60(3):1702-7. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01933-15.ÜbersichtsartikelH. Humphreys, K. Becker, P.M. Dohmend, N. Petrosillo, M. Spencer, M. van Rijen, A. Wechsler-Fördös, M. Pujol, A. Dubouix, J. Garau. Staphylococcus aureus and surgical site infections: benefits of screening and decolonization before surgery. J Hosp Infect. 2016 [Epub ahead of print] B.C. Kahl, K. Becker, B. Löffler. Clinical significance and pathogenesis of Staphylococcal small colony variants in persistent infections. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2016 29(2):401-27 K. Becker, B. Ballhausen, B.C. Kahl, R. Köck. The clinical impact of livestock-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus of the clonal complex 398 for humans. Vet. Microbiol. 2016 [Epub ahead of print] B. Ballhausen, A. Kriegeskorte, S. van Alen, P. Jung, R. Köck, G. Peters, M. Bischoff, K. Becker. The pathogenicity and host adaptation of livestock-associated MRSA CC398. Vet. Microbiol. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]Drug-resistant tuberculosis : Epidemiology, diagnostics and therapy.
Grobusch MP, Schaumburg F, Altpeter E, Bélard S.
Internist (Berl)
. 2016 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print] German.
Humane Babesiose: Ein kurzer klinisch mikrobiologischer Steckbrief
B. Lohr, A. Hildebrandt, K.-P. Hunfeld
Mikrobiologe 26. Jg. 2016