frequency of occurrence and characterization of catalase negative campylobacter isolated from human feces in vienna.of a total of 124 campylobacter (c.) strains isolated 1988 from fecal specimens, 4 (3.2%) were catalase-negative. two strains were catalase-negative variants of c. jejuni. the other two were identified as c. upsaliensis on the basis of their biochemical properties and of the results of dna-dna hybridization with biotinylated probes from c. upsaliensis and c. jejuni. both had been isolated from patients after their return from asia (india and thailand, respectively). in one case, a significant de ...19902360973
occurrence, serotypes and biotypes of thermophilic campylobacters isolated in vienna.during the 1982-1986 period of all bacterial pathogens found to have caused diarrhoea, 35% belonged to the genus campylobacter (c). approximately 70% of the strains were isolated from persons under the age of 30 years, with a distinct peak of occurrence in the autumn. biotyping and serotyping according to lior yielded the following results: c. jejuni biotype i: 32.9%, c. jejuni biotype ii: 48.6%, c. coli biotype i: 10.3%, c. coli biotype ii: 8.2%. from the 121 strains serotyped, 118 (97.5%) were ...19873425038
occurrence of campylobacter pyloridis in patients from vienna with gastritis and peptic ulcers.during routine gastroduodenoscopic examination of 120 patients, biopsies of gastric mucosa were taken for the isolation of campylobacter pyloridis. the organism was isolated from six of seven patients with ulcus ventriculi, 14 of 15 with ulcus duodeni, 15 of 20 with erosions of the gastric mucosa, 31 of 61 with gastritis and five of five with duodenitis. in contrast, the cultures were negative in all of the 12 patients with histologically normal mucosa. c. pyloridis was isolated significantly mo ...19863818104
[cases of gastroenteritis caused by campylobacter fetus jejuni in vienna].campylobacter fetus jejuni is a gram-negative spiral or comma-shaped rod, belonging to the family of spirillaceae. it is now recognised as a cause of human gastroenteritis with fever. recently, many reports have been published about sporadic cases as well as epidemic outbreaks. a symptomless carrier-state is also known. the mode of transmission is not yet fully understood. direct, faecal-oral and indirect transmission especially via food contaminated with faeces are suspected. recently, we isola ...19806765653
[the austrian pediatrician theodor escherich as bacteriologist and social hygienist: the 100th anniversary of his death on february 15th, 1911].escherich was born on november 29, 1857 in ansbach, bavaria. he has been director of the children hospitals in graz (styria, austria) from 1890 and vienna (austria) from 1902, started his bacteriological investigations in 1884 during a short stay in st. anna children hospital in vienna. this he continued it as an assistant in munich and as clinic director in graz. on the basis of his bacteriological findings in breast-milk, which proved to be sterile, he wanted to detect the physiological and pa ...201121369861
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