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1.

Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae, and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes [Internet].

Woods GL, Brown-Elliott BA, Conville PS, Desmond EP, Hall GS, Lin G, Pfyffer GE, Ridderhof JC, Siddiqi SH, Wallace RJ Jr, Warren NG, Witebsky FG.

2nd edition. Wayne (PA): Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; 2011 Mar.

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A Multilaboratory, Multicountry Study To Determine Bedaquiline MIC Quality Control Ranges for Phenotypic Drug Susceptibility Testing.

Kaniga K, Cirillo DM, Hoffner S, Ismail NA, Kaur D, Lounis N, Metchock B, Pfyffer GE, Venter A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Dec;54(12):2956-2962. Epub 2016 Sep 21.

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Standard Genotyping Overestimates Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among Immigrants in a Low-Incidence Country.

Stucki D, Ballif M, Egger M, Furrer H, Altpeter E, Battegay M, Droz S, Bruderer T, Coscolla M, Borrell S, Zürcher K, Janssens JP, Calmy A, Mazza Stalder J, Jaton K, Rieder HL, Pfyffer GE, Siegrist HH, Hoffmann M, Fehr J, Dolina M, Frei R, Schrenzel J, Böttger EC, Gagneux S, Fenner L.

J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Jul;54(7):1862-1870. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00126-16. Epub 2016 May 18.

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Infection of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices: detection with sonication, swab cultures, and blood cultures.

Rohacek M, Erne P, Kobza R, Pfyffer GE, Frei R, Weisser M.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Feb;38(2):247-53. doi: 10.1111/pace.12529. Epub 2014 Nov 7.

PMID:
25377386
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Multilocus sequence typing scheme for the Mycobacterium abscessus complex.

Macheras E, Konjek J, Roux AL, Thiberge JM, Bastian S, Leão SC, Palaci M, Sivadon-Tardy V, Gutierrez C, Richter E, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Pfyffer GE, Bodmer T, Jarlier V, Cambau E, Brisse S, Caro V, Rastogi N, Gaillard JL, Heym B.

Res Microbiol. 2014 Feb-Mar;165(2):82-90. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2013.12.003. Epub 2013 Dec 31.

PMID:
24384536
7.

Molecular epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Switzerland: sampling only invasive isolates does not allow a representative description of the local diversity of clones.

Senn L, Basset P, Greub G, Prod'hom G, Frei R, Zbinden R, Gaia V, Balmelli C, Pfyffer GE, Mühlemann K, Zanetti G, Blanc DS.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2013 Jul;19(7):E288-90. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12185. Epub 2013 Mar 4.

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Incubation time of mycobacterial cultures: how long is long enough to issue a final negative report to the clinician?

Pfyffer GE, Wittwer F.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Dec;50(12):4188-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02283-12. Epub 2012 Oct 10. No abstract available.

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Effect of mutation and genetic background on drug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Fenner L, Egger M, Bodmer T, Altpeter E, Zwahlen M, Jaton K, Pfyffer GE, Borrell S, Dubuis O, Bruderer T, Siegrist HH, Furrer H, Calmy A, Fehr J, Stalder JM, Ninet B, Böttger EC, Gagneux S; Swiss HIV Cohort Study and the Swiss Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Study Group.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2012 Jun;56(6):3047-53. doi: 10.1128/AAC.06460-11. Epub 2012 Apr 2.

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis transmission in a country with low tuberculosis incidence: role of immigration and HIV infection.

Fenner L, Gagneux S, Helbling P, Battegay M, Rieder HL, Pfyffer GE, Zwahlen M, Furrer H, Siegrist HH, Fehr J, Dolina M, Calmy A, Stucki D, Jaton K, Janssens JP, Stalder JM, Bodmer T, Ninet B, Böttger EC, Egger M; Swiss HIV Cohort Study Group; Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Study Group.

J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Feb;50(2):388-95. doi: 10.1128/JCM.05392-11. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

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Bacterial colonization and infection of electrophysiological cardiac devices detected with sonication and swab culture.

Rohacek M, Weisser M, Kobza R, Schoenenberger AW, Pfyffer GE, Frei R, Erne P, Trampuz A.

Circulation. 2010 Apr 20;121(15):1691-7. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.906461. Epub 2010 Apr 5.

PMID:
20368521
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Rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in diverse clinical specimens by the BD GeneOhm MRSA assay and comparison with culture.

Lucke K, Hombach M, Hug M, Pfyffer GE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Mar;48(3):981-4. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01990-09. Epub 2010 Jan 13.

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Tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium microti in South American camelids.

Zanolari P, Robert N, Lyashchenko KP, Pfyffer GE, Greenwald R, Esfandiari J, Meylan M.

J Vet Intern Med. 2009 Nov-Dec;23(6):1266-72. doi: 10.1111/j.1939-1676.2009.0377.x. Epub 2009 Aug 26.

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Pulmonary Coccidioides nodule in a Swiss patient with chronic lymphatic leukaemia.

Hombach M, Stulz P, Arnold W, Pfyffer GE.

J Med Microbiol. 2008 Nov;57(Pt 11):1427-30. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.2008/002766-0.

PMID:
18927424
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Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Feller M, Huwiler K, Stephan R, Altpeter E, Shang A, Furrer H, Pfyffer GE, Jemmi T, Baumgartner A, Egger M.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2007 Sep;7(9):607-13. Review.

PMID:
17714674
18.

Urinary tract infection caused by Eikenella corrodens.

Hombach M, Frey HR, Pfyffer GE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Feb;45(2):675. Epub 2006 Nov 22. No abstract available.

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Mycobacterium bovis isolates from tuberculous lesions in Chadian zebu carcasses.

Diguimbaye-Djaibé C, Hilty M, Ngandolo R, Mahamat HH, Pfyffer GE, Baggi F, Hewinson G, Tanner M, Zinsstag J, Schelling E.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 May;12(5):769-71.

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Molecular characterization and drug resistance testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from Chad.

Diguimbaye C, Hilty M, Ngandolo R, Mahamat HH, Pfyffer GE, Baggi F, Tanner M, Schelling E, Zinsstag J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Apr;44(4):1575-7.

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[First isolation of tuberculous mycobacteria in man and animals in Chad].

Diguimbaye C, Schelling E, Pfyffer GE, Baggi F, Ngandolo R, Ndoutamia G, Tanner M, Zinsstag J.

Med Trop (Mars). 2004;64(5):482-5. French.

PMID:
15771018
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[Bone collected with a bone collector during dental implant surgery].

Kuttenberger JJ, Hardt N, Rutz T, Pfyffer GE.

Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir. 2005 Jan;9(1):18-23. German.

PMID:
15688239
24.

Non-tuberculous mycobacteria: patterns of isolation. A multi-country retrospective survey.

Martín-Casabona N, Bahrmand AR, Bennedsen J, Thomsen VO, Curcio M, Fauville-Dufaux M, Feldman K, Havelkova M, Katila ML, Köksalan K, Pereira MF, Rodrigues F, Pfyffer GE, Portaels F, Urgell JR, Rüsch-Gerdes S, Tortoli E, Vincent V, Watt B; Spanish Group for Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2004 Oct;8(10):1186-93.

PMID:
15527150
25.

["Tuberculosis--dormant or emerging?"].

Pfyffer GE.

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2004 Jun 16;93(25-26):1093-7. German. No abstract available.

PMID:
15317299
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Generalized tuberculosis in llamas (Lama glama) due to Mycobacterium microti.

Oevermann A, Pfyffer GE, Zanolari P, Meylan M, Robert N.

J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Apr;42(4):1818-21.

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Peritoneal tuberculosis mimicking advanced ovarian cancer in a patient treated with methotrexate for chronic rheumatoid arthritis.

Huesler M, Ruef C, Pfyffer GE, Haller U, Fink D.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2003 May;23(3):315-6. No abstract available.

PMID:
12850870
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False-positive Mycobacterium tuberculosis culture revealed by restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis.

Schoch OD, Pfyffer GE, Buhl D, Paky A.

Infection. 2003 Jun;31(3):189-91.

PMID:
12789481
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Ocular manifestation of disseminated Mycobacterium simiae infection in a cat.

Dietrich U, Arnold P, Guscetti F, Pfyffer GE, Spiess B.

J Small Anim Pract. 2003 Mar;44(3):121-5.

PMID:
12653327
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Clinical implications of Mycobacterium kansasii species heterogeneity: Swiss National Survey.

Taillard C, Greub G, Weber R, Pfyffer GE, Bodmer T, Zimmerli S, Frei R, Bassetti S, Rohner P, Piffaretti JC, Bernasconi E, Bille J, Telenti A, Prod'hom G.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Mar;41(3):1240-4.

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Mycobacterium holsaticum sp. nov.

Richter E, Niemann S, Gloeckner FO, Pfyffer GE, Rüsch-Gerdes S.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2002 Nov;52(Pt 6):1991-6.

PMID:
12508858
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Resistance to antimicrobial agents in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Pfyffer GE.

Acta Cient Venez. 2001;52 Suppl 1:36-9.

PMID:
11899703
35.

[Sensitivity of bacteria to antibiotics (Zurich, 2000)].

Zbinden R, Pfyffer GE, Wüst J.

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2001 Dec 13;90(50):2205-16. German.

PMID:
11793839
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Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in prison inmates, Azerbaijan.

Pfyffer GE, Strässle A, van Gorkum T, Portaels F, Rigouts L, Mathieu C, Mirzoyev F, Traore H, van Embden JD.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2001 Sep-Oct;7(5):855-61.

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Laboratory diagnosis of mycobacterial infections: new tools and lessons learned.

Hale YM, Pfyffer GE, Salfinger M.

Clin Infect Dis. 2001 Sep 15;33(6):834-46. Epub 2001 Aug 13. Review.

PMID:
11512089
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Application of the Sherlock Mycobacteria Identification System using high-performance liquid chromatography in a clinical laboratory.

Kellogg JA, Bankert DA, Withers GS, Sweimler W, Kiehn TE, Pfyffer GE.

J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Mar;39(3):964-70.

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Drug-resistant tuberculosis: resistance mechanisms and rapid susceptibility testing.

Pfyffer GE.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr. 2000 Dec 9;130(49):1909-13. Review.

PMID:
11153397
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Farm and slaughter survey of bovine tuberculosis in captive deer in Switzerland.

Wyss D, Giacometti M, Nicolet J, Burnens A, Pfyffer GE, Audigé L.

Vet Rec. 2000 Dec 16;147(25):713-7.

PMID:
11140930
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Can the API (RAPID) Coryne system be used for identification of rapidly growing mycobacteria?

Brunner S, Pfyffer GE, von Graevenitz A.

J Microbiol Methods. 2001 Jan;43(3):241-4.

PMID:
11118658
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Surveillance of antituberculosis drug resistance in Switzerland 1995-1997: the central link.

Helbling P, Altpeter E, Raeber PA, Pfyffer GE, Zellweger JP.

Eur Respir J. 2000 Aug;16(2):200-2.

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The role of clinical suspicion in evaluating a new diagnostic test for active tuberculosis: results of a multicenter prospective trial.

Catanzaro A, Perry S, Clarridge JE, Dunbar S, Goodnight-White S, LoBue PA, Peter C, Pfyffer GE, Sierra MF, Weber R, Woods G, Mathews G, Jonas V, Smith K, Della-Latta P.

JAMA. 2000 Feb 2;283(5):639-45. Erratum in: JAMA 2000 Oct 4;284(13):1663.

PMID:
10665704
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Sporadic tuberculous meningoencephalitis.

Michel K, Albisetti M, Pfyffer GE, Nadal D.

Infection. 1999 Nov-Dec;27(6):370-1.

PMID:
10624601
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Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis among HIV-infected persons in Switzerland: a countrywide 9-year cohort study. Swiss HIV Cohort Study.

Sudre P, Pfyffer GE, Bodmer T, Prod'hom G, Furrer H, Bassetti S, Bernasconi E, Matter L, Telenti A, Strässle A, Jacques JP, Weber R.

Infection. 1999 Nov-Dec;27(6):323-30.

PMID:
10624591
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Mycobacterium wolinskyi sp. nov. and Mycobacterium goodii sp. nov., two new rapidly growing species related to Mycobacterium smegmatis and associated with human wound infections: a cooperative study from the International Working Group on Mycobacterial Taxonomy.

Brown BA, Springer B, Steingrube VA, Wilson RW, Pfyffer GE, Garcia MJ, Menendez MC, Rodriguez-Salgado B, Jost KC Jr, Chiu SH, Onyi GO, Böttger EC, Wallace RJ Jr.

Int J Syst Bacteriol. 1999 Oct;49 Pt 4:1493-511.

PMID:
10555330
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Multicenter laboratory validation of susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis against classical second-line and newer antimicrobial drugs by using the radiometric BACTEC 460 technique and the proportion method with solid media.

Pfyffer GE, Bonato DA, Ebrahimzadeh A, Gross W, Hotaling J, Kornblum J, Laszlo A, Roberts G, Salfinger M, Wittwer F, Siddiqi S.

J Clin Microbiol. 1999 Oct;37(10):3179-86.

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Nucleic acid amplification for mycobacterial diagnosis.

Pfyffer GE.

J Infect. 1999 Jul;39(1):21-6. Review. No abstract available.

PMID:
10468124
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Enteric infections and diarrhea in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons: prospective community-based cohort study. Swiss HIV Cohort Study.

Weber R, Ledergerber B, Zbinden R, Altwegg M, Pfyffer GE, Spycher MA, Briner J, Kaiser L, Opravil M, Meyenberger C, Flepp M.

Arch Intern Med. 1999 Jul 12;159(13):1473-80.

PMID:
10399899

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