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Reasons for admission in asylum-seeking and non-asylum-seeking patients in a paediatric te..
Preventable admissions and emergency-department-visits in pediatric asylum-seeking and non..
In Reference to The Management of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Cervicofacial Lymphadenitis..
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Intermediate monocytes exhibit higher levels of TLR2, TLR4 and CD64 early after congenital heart surgery.
Moritz B Merbecks, Victoria C Ziesenitz, Tobias Rubner, Noëmi Meier, Berthold Klein, Helmut Rauch, Patrick Saur, Nicole Ritz, Tsvetomir Loukanov, Steffen Schmitt, Matthias Gorenflo
Journal article | 2020 | Cytokine
INTRODUCTION: Congenital heart surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) initiates an immune response which frequently leads to or..
Reasons for admission in asylum-seeking and non-asylum-seeking patients in a paediatric tertiary care centre.
Myriam Gmünder, Julia Brandenberger, Sina Buser, Christian Pohl, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2020 | Swiss Medical Weekly
BACKGROUND: In the last decade an increasing number of asylum-seeking children arrived in Europe and local healthcare systems have..
Mycoplasma pneumoniae detection in children with respiratory tract infections and influence on management - a retrospective cohort study in Switzerland
Alexa Dierig, Hans Hellmuth Hirsch, Marie-Luise Decker, Julia Anna Bielicki, Ulrich Heininger, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2020 | Acta Paediatrica
Biological sex influences antibody responses to routine vaccinations in the first year of life
Petra Zimmermann, Kirsten P Perrett, Nicole Ritz, Katie L Flanagan, Roy Robins-Browne, Fiona RM van der Klis, Nigel Curtis, Veronica Abruzzo, Katie Allen, Rhian Bonnici, Dan Casalaz, Hannah Elborough, Bridget Freyne, Kaya Gardiner, Susie Germano, Tobias Kollmann, Nicole Messina, Clare Morrison, Helder Nakaya, Anne Louise Ponsonby, et al.
Journal article | 2019 | Acta Paediatrica
Perspective of asylum-seeking caregivers on the quality of care provided by a Swiss paediatric hospital: a qualitative study.
Julia Brandenberger, Katrin Sontag, Cédric Duchêne-Lacroix, Fabienne Nicole Jaeger, Bernadette Peterhans, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2019 | BMJ Open
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the perspective of asylum-seeking caregivers on the quality of healthcare delivered to their c..
The Effect of Maternal Immunisation During Pregnancy on Infant Vaccine Responses.
Petra Zimmermann, Kirsten P Perrett, Nicole L Messina, Susan Donath, Nicole Ritz, Fiona RM van der Klis, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2019 | EClinicalMedicine
Introduction: Immunisation during pregnancy to protect infants against tetanus, pertussis and influenza is recommended in many cou..
The influence of neonatal Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) immunisation on heterologous vaccine responses in infants
Petra Zimmermann, Susan Donath, Kirsten P Perrett, Nicole L Messina, Nicole Ritz, Mihai G Netea, Katie L Flanagan, Fiona RM van der Klis, Nigel Curtis, Veronica Abruzzo, Katie Allen, Dan Casalaz, Bridget Freyne, Kaya Gardiner, Susie Germano, Care Morrison, Anne Louise Ponsonby, Roy Robins-Browne, Frank Shann, Peter Vuillermin
Journal article | 2019 | Vaccine
Mycobacteria-Specific Mono- and Polyfunctional CD4 T Cell Profiles in Children With Latent and Active Tuberculosis: A Prospective Proof-of-Concept Study
Marc Tebruegge, Nicole Ritz, Susan Donath, Binita Dutta, Benjamin Forbes, Vanessa Clifford, Christel Zufferey, Robert De Rose, Roy M Robins-Browne, Willem Hanekom, Stephen M Graham, Tom Connell, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2019 | FRONTIERS IN IMMUNOLOGY
Immunologic-based Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Among Children Younger Than 5 Years of Age Exposed and Unexposed to Tuberculosis in Tanzania.
Khadija Said, Jerry Hella, Mwajabu Ruzegea, Rajesh Solanki, Magreth Chiryamkubi, Francis Mhimbira, Nicole Ritz, Christian Schindler, Anna M Mandalakas, Karim Manji, Marcel Tanner, Jürg Utzinger, Lukas Fenner
Journal article | 2019 | The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
BACKGROUND: Childhood tuberculosis (TB) is acquired after exposure to an infectious TB case, often within the household. We prospe..
Clinical impact of the type VI secretion system on virulence of Campylobacter species during infection
Jessica Agnetti, Helena MB Seth-Smith, Sebastian Ursich, Josiane Reist, Marek Basler, Christian Nickel, Stefano Bassetti, Nicole Ritz, Sarah Tschudin-Sutter, Adrian Egli
Journal article | 2019 | BMC Infectious Diseases
Cytokine kinetic profiles in children with acute lower respiratory tract infection: a post hoc descriptive analysis from a randomized control trial.
A Fuchs, V Gotta, M-L Decker, G Szinnai, P Baumann, J Bonhoeffer, N Ritz, undefined ProPAED study group
Journal article | 2018 | Clinical Microbiology and Infection
OBJECTIVES: Standard inflammatory markers and chest radiography lack the ability to discriminate bacterial from non-bacterial lowe..
A Systematic Review on Novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis Antigens and Their Discriminatory Potential for the Diagnosis of Latent and Active Tuberculosis.
Noëmi R Meier, Marc Jacobsen, Tom HM Ottenhoff, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2018 | Frontiers in Immunology
Background: Current immunodiagnostic tests for tuberculosis (TB) are based on the detection of an immune response toward mycobacte..
Cytokine profiling in healthy children shows association of age with cytokine concentrations.
Marie-Luise Decker, Verena Gotta, Sven Wellmann, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2017 | Scientific Reports
Cytokine-based diagnostic assays are increasingly used in research and clinical practice. Assays developed for adults such as the ..
The spectrum of care for pediatric refugees and asylum seekers at a tertiary health care facility in Switzerland in 2015.
Christian Pohl, Ines Mack, Torsten Schmitz, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2017 | European Journal of Pediatrics
The aim of this retrospective study was to describe the epidemiology and spectrum of infections of admitted pediatric refugees and..
European shortage of purified protein derivative and its impact on tuberculosis screening practices
M Tebruegge, D Buonsenso, F Brinkmann, A Noguera-Julian, I Pavic, A Sorete Arbore, Z Vancikova, S Velizarova, SB Welch, N Ritz
Journal article | 2016 | The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Group A Streptococcal Suppurative Arthritis and Osteomyelitis of the Shoulder With Brachial Plexus Palsy in a Newborn.
Alexa Dierig, Nicole Ritz, Uta Tacke, Ulrich Heininger
Journal article | 2016 | The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Osteoarticular infections in the newborn period are rare. A serious complication is paralysis of the affected extremity resulting ..
Comparable CD4 and CD8 T cell responses and cytokine release after at-birth and delayed BCG immunisation in infants born in Australia
Nicole Ritz, Dan Casalaz, Susan Donath, Marc Tebruegge, Binita Dutta, Tom G Connell, Roy Robins-Browne, Warwick J Britton, Willem A Hanekom, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2016 | Vaccine
Erratum to Tuberculosis screening for children and adolescents < 15 years seeking asylum in Germany: Statement of the working group for AWMF guideline on tuberculosis in childhood and adolescence: diagnostics, prevention, and treatment, under the leadership of The German Society for Paediatric Infectiology [Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde, (2015), 163, (1287-1292), DOI 10.1007/s00112-015-0007-5]
N Ritz, F Brinkmann, C Feiterna-Sperling, B Hauer, W Haas
Journal article | 2016 | Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde
Tuberculosis screening for children and adolescents < 15 years seeking asylum in Germany. Statement of the working group for AWMF guideline on tuberculosis in childhood and adolescence: diagnostics, prevention, and treatment, under the leadership of The German Society for Paediatric Infectiology
Nicole Ritz, Folke Brinkmann, Cornelia Feiterna-Sperling, Barbara Hauer, Walter Haas
Journal article | 2015 | Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde
Actinomyces neuii Isolated From a 20-Month-Old Girl With Cervical Lymphadenitis.
Kathi Walther, Elisabeth Bruder, Daniel Goldenberger, Johannes Mayr, Urs Beat Schaad, Nicole Ritz
Journal article | 2015 | Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Actinomycetes are Gram-positive bacteria that can be part of the normal human flora of the gastrointestinal, pulmonary, and genita..
Mycobacteria-Specific Cytokine Responses Detect Tuberculosis Infection and Distinguish Latent from Active Tuberculosis
Marc Tebruegge, Binita Dutta, Susan Donath, Nicole Ritz, Benjamin Forbes, Kattia Camacho-Badilla, Vanessa Clifford, Christel Zufferey, Roy Robins-Browne, Willem Hanekom, Stephen M Graham, Tom Connell, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2015 | American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Reply: Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccine: Innate Immunity and Nonspecific Effects
Nicole Ritz, Dan Casalaz, Willem A Hanekom, Warwick J Britton, Binita Dutta, Susan Donath, Tom G Connell, Marc Tebruegge, Roy Robins-Browne, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2013 | American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
A Comparative Analysis of Polyfunctional T Cells and Secreted Cytokines Induced by Bacille Calmette-Guerin Immunisation in Children and Adults
Nicole Ritz, Madeleine Strach, Carmen Yau, Binita Dutta, Marc Tebruegge, Tom G Connell, Willem A Hanekom, Warwick J Britton, Roy Robins-Browne, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2012 | PLoS One
The Influence of Bacille Calmette-Guerin Vaccine Strain on the Immune Response against Tuberculosis A Randomized Trial
Nicole Ritz, Binita Dutta, Susan Donath, Dan Casalaz, Tom G Connell, Marc Tebruegge, Roy Robins-Browne, Willem A Hanekom, Warwick J Britton, Nigel Curtis
Journal article | 2012 | American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Erratum: Risk factors for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and sensitisation to Aspergillus fumigatus in patients with cystic fibrosis (European Journal of Pediatrics (2005) 164 (577-582) http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/ s00431-005-1701-4)
N Ritz, RA Ammann, C Casaulta Aebischer, F Schoeni-Affolter, MH Schoeni
Journal article | 2006 | European Journal of Pediatrics
Risk factors for allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and sensitisation to Aspergillus fumigatus in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Nicole Ritz, Roland A Ammann, Carmen Casaulta Aebischer, Franziska Schoeni-Affolter, Martin H Schoeni
Journal article | 2005 | European Journal of Pediatrics
UNLABELLED: An increasing incidence of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) as a complication in patients with cystic fi..
Failure of voriconazole to cure disseminated zygomycosis in an immunocompromised child.
Nicole Ritz, Roland A Ammann, Carmen Casaulta Aebischer, Mathias Gugger, Katia Jaton, Ralph A Schmid, Christoph Aebi
Journal article | 2005 | European Journal of Pediatrics
UNLABELLED: Voriconazole is increasingly used as a first-line agent for empirical antifungal therapy of prolonged febrile neutrope..
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