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1.

Simplifying the WHO 'how to hand rub' technique: three steps are as effective as six-results from an experimental randomized crossover trial.

Tschudin-Sutter S, Rotter ML, Frei R, Nogarth D, Häusermann P, Stranden A, Pittet D, Widmer AF.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Jun;23(6):409.e1-409.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.12.030. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

2.

Modified World Health Organization hand rub formulations comply with European efficacy requirements for preoperative surgical hand preparations.

Suchomel M, Kundi M, Pittet D, Rotter ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Mar;34(3):245-50. doi: 10.1086/669528. Epub 2013 Jan 18.

PMID:
23388358
3.

Testing of the World Health Organization recommended formulations in their application as hygienic hand rubs and proposals for increased efficacy.

Suchomel M, Kundi M, Pittet D, Weinlich M, Rotter ML.

Am J Infect Control. 2012 May;40(4):328-31. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.06.012. Epub 2011 Dec 1.

PMID:
22134012
4.

Testing of the World Health Organization-recommended formulations for surgical hand preparation and proposals for increased efficacy.

Suchomel M, Kundi M, Allegranzi B, Pittet D, Rotter ML.

J Hosp Infect. 2011 Oct;79(2):115-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2011.05.005. Epub 2011 Jul 7.

PMID:
21741115
5.

Lack of evidence for attributing chlorhexidine as the main active ingredient in skin antiseptics preventing surgical site infections.

Maiwald M, Widmer AF, Rotter ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Apr;32(4):404-5. doi: 10.1086/659253. No abstract available.

PMID:
21460497
6.

Letter 2: Systematic review and meta-analysis of preoperative anti- sepsis with chlorhexidine versus povidone-iodine in clean-contaminated surgery (Br J Surg 2010; 97: 1614-1620).

Maiwald M, Widmer AF, Rotter ML.

Br J Surg. 2011 Mar;98(3):461-2; author reply 462. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7446. No abstract available.

PMID:
21254033
7.

Chlorhexidine is not the main active ingredient in skin antiseptics that reduce blood culture contamination rates.

Maiwald M, Widmer AF, Rotter ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010 Oct;31(10):1095-6; author reply 1096-7. doi: 10.1086/656561. No abstract available.

PMID:
20812820
8.

Surgical hand antisepsis with alcohol-based hand rub: comparison of effectiveness after 1.5 and 3 minutes of application.

Weber WP, Reck S, Neff U, Saccilotto R, Dangel M, Rotter ML, Frei R, Oertli D, Marti WR, Widmer AF.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 May;30(5):420-6. doi: 10.1086/596772.

PMID:
19320574
9.

Surgical hand rub: Influence of duration of application on the immediate and 3-hours effects of n-propanol and isopropanol.

Suchomel M, Koller W, Kundi M, Rotter ML.

Am J Infect Control. 2009 May;37(4):289-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2008.09.026. Epub 2009 Feb 1.

PMID:
19188002
10.

Evaluation of a novel internally controlled real-time PCR assay targeting the 16S rRNA gene for confirmation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections.

Schabereiter-Gurtner C, Hufnagl P, Sonvilla G, Selitsch B, Rotter ML, Makristathis A, Hirschl AM.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2008 May;14(5):480-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2008.01962.x. Epub 2008 Mar 4.

11.

Evaluation of a protocol for molecular broad-range diagnosis of culture-negative bacterial infections in clinical routine diagnosis.

Schabereiter-Gurtner C, Nehr M, Apfalter P, Makristathis A, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Appl Microbiol. 2008 Apr;104(4):1228-37. Epub 2007 Nov 20.

12.

Long-term effect of a 1.5 minute surgical hand rub with a propanol-based product on the resident hand flora.

Rotter ML, Kampf G, Suchomel M, Kundi M.

J Hosp Infect. 2007 May;66(1):84-5. Epub 2007 Apr 10. No abstract available.

PMID:
17428577
13.

Extended double disc synergy testing reveals a low prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Enterobacter spp. in Vienna, Austria.

Apfalter P, Assadian O, Daxböck F, Hirschl AM, Rotter ML, Makristathis A.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007 May;59(5):854-9. Epub 2007 Mar 8.

PMID:
17347178
14.

Population kinetics of the skin flora on gloved hands following surgical hand disinfection with 3 propanol-based hand rubs: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial.

Rotter ML, Kampf G, Suchomel M, Kundi M.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Mar;28(3):346-50. Epub 2007 Feb 15.

PMID:
17326028
15.

Development of novel real-time PCR assays for detection and differentiation of eleven medically important Aspergillus and Candida species in clinical specimens.

Schabereiter-Gurtner C, Selitsch B, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM, Willinger B.

J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Mar;45(3):906-14. Epub 2007 Jan 24.

16.

"I wash my hands of it!?" - Trends in hand hygiene over the past decades.

Rotter ML.

GMS Krankenhhyg Interdiszip. 2007 Sep 13;2(1):Doc07.

17.

Semmelweis' sesquicentennial: a little-noted anniversary of handwashing.

Rotter ML.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 1998 Aug;11(4):457-60.

PMID:
17033411
18.

In vitro activity of fosfomycin alone and in combination with amoxicillin, clarithromycin and metronidazole against Helicobacter pylori compared with combined clarithromycin and metronidazole.

Blacky A, Makristathis A, Apfalter P, Willinger B, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005 Apr;24(4):276-9.

PMID:
15902535
19.

Comparison of a new commercial test, GLABRATA RTT, with a dipstick test for rapid identification of Candida glabrata.

Willinger B, Wein S, Hirschl AM, Rotter ML, Manafi M.

J Clin Microbiol. 2005 Jan;43(1):499-501.

20.

European norms in hand hygiene.

Rotter ML.

J Hosp Infect. 2004 Apr;56 Suppl 2:S6-9.

PMID:
15110115
21.

Reliability of nested PCR for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae DNA in atheromas: results from a multicenter study applying standardized protocols.

Apfalter P, Assadian O, Blasi F, Boman J, Gaydos CA, Kundi M, Makristathis A, Nehr M, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Dec;40(12):4428-34.

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Sensor-operated faucets: a possible source of nosocomial infection?

Assadian O, El-Madani N, Seper E, Mustafa S, Aspöck C, Koller W, Rotter ML.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2002 Jan;23(1):44-6.

PMID:
11868894
24.

Arguments for alcoholic hand disinfection.

Rotter ML.

J Hosp Infect. 2001 Aug;48 Suppl A:S4-8. Review.

PMID:
11759024
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26.

Application of blood-based polymerase chain reaction for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in acute respiratory tract infections.

Apfalter P, Boman J, Nehr M, Hienerth H, Makristathis A, Pauer J, Thalhammer F, Willinger B, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2001 Aug;20(8):584-6.

PMID:
11681441
27.

Urease prevents adherence of Helicobacter pylori to Kato III gastric epithelial cells.

Makristathis A, Rokita E, Pasching E, Apfalter P, Willinger B, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Infect Dis. 2001 Aug 15;184(4):439-45. Epub 2001 Jul 18.

PMID:
11471101
28.

Multicenter comparison trial of DNA extraction methods and PCR assays for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in endarterectomy specimens.

Apfalter P, Blasi F, Boman J, Gaydos CA, Kundi M, Maass M, Makristathis A, Meijer A, Nadrchal R, Persson K, Rotter ML, Tong CY, Stanek G, Hirschl AM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Feb;39(2):519-24.

29.

Two enzyme immunoassays and PCR for detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens from pediatric patients before and after eradication therapy.

Makristathis A, Barousch W, Pasching E, Binder C, Kuderna C, Apfalter P, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Clin Microbiol. 2000 Oct;38(10):3710-4.

30.

In vitro activities of linezolid alone and in combination with amoxicillin, clarithromycin, and metronidazole against Helicobacter pylori.

Hirschl AM, Apfalter P, Makristathis A, Rotter ML, Wimmer M.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000 Jul;44(7):1977-9.

31.

Purification of surface-associated urease from Helicobacter pylori.

Rokita E, Makristathis A, Hirschl AM, Rotter ML.

J Chromatogr B Biomed Sci Appl. 2000 Jan 14;737(1-2):203-12.

PMID:
10681057
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Helicobacter pylori urease significantly reduces opsonization by human complement.

Rokita E, Makristathis A, Presterl E, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Infect Dis. 1998 Nov;178(5):1521-5.

PMID:
9780279
34.

Detection of Helicobacter pylori in stool specimens by PCR and antigen enzyme immunoassay.

Makristathis A, Pasching E, Schütze K, Wimmer M, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Clin Microbiol. 1998 Sep;36(9):2772-4.

35.

Infant tuberculosis in Austria--trend reversal since 1990?

Makristathis A, Stauffer F, Klein JP, Rotter ML, Wewalka G, Hirschl AM.

Infection. 1998 Jan-Feb;26(1):42-4.

PMID:
9505180
36.

Highly significant role of Helicobacter pylori urease in phagocytosis and production of oxygen metabolites by human granulocytes.

Makristathis A, Rokita E, Labigne A, Willinger B, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

J Infect Dis. 1998 Mar;177(3):803-6.

PMID:
9498470
37.

Molecular typing of Acinetobacter baumannii from ten different intensive care units of a university hospital.

Presterl E, Nadrchal R, Winkler S, Makristathis A, Koller W, Rotter ML, Hirschl AM.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1997 Oct;16(10):740-3.

PMID:
9405944
38.

Amoxicillin for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Hirschl AM, Rotter ML.

J Gastroenterol. 1996 Nov;31 Suppl 9:44-7.

PMID:
8959518
39.

Serological tests for monitoring Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment.

Hirschl AM, Rotter ML.

J Gastroenterol. 1996 Nov;31 Suppl 9:33-6.

PMID:
8959515
40.

Influence of zinc oxide on Aspergillus species: a possible cause of local, non-invasive aspergillosis of the maxillary sinus.

Willinger B, Beck-Mannagetta J, Hirschl AM, Makristathis A, Rotter ML.

Mycoses. 1996 Sep-Oct;39(9-10):361-6.

PMID:
9009659
41.

[Effect of zinc oxide on Aspergillus species: a possible cause of local noninvasive aspergillosis of the maxillary sinus].

Willinger B, Beck-Mannagetta J, Hirschl AM, Makristathis A, Rotter ML.

Mycoses. 1996;39 Suppl 1:20-5. German.

PMID:
8767264
42.

Do 'chlorine covers' exert a sustained bactericidal effect on the bacterial hand flora?

Koller W, Rotter ML, Gottardi W.

J Hosp Infect. 1995 Nov;31(3):169-76.

PMID:
8586785
43.

Polymerase chain reaction for detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae in gargled-water specimens of children.

Prückl PM, Aspöck C, Makristathis A, Rotter ML, Wank H, Willinger B, Hirschl AM.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1995 Feb;14(2):141-4.

PMID:
7758482
44.

[Infection with Chlamydia trachomatis in patients of an ambulatory sterility clinic].

Aspöck C, Bettelheim D, Fischl F, Hirschl AM, Makristathis A, Prückl P, Willinger B, Rotter ML.

Wien Klin Wochenschr. 1995;107(14):423-6. German.

PMID:
7668002
45.

Epidemiological analysis of Candida yeasts by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.

Willinger B, Berger A, Li L, Hirschl AM, Aspöck C, Makristathis A, Prückl M, Rotter ML.

Mycoses. 1994 Nov-Dec;37(11-12):401-3.

PMID:
7659126
46.

Single and multiple strain colonization in patients with Helicobacter pylori-associated gastritis: detection by macrorestriction DNA analysis.

Hirschl AM, Richter M, Makristathis A, Prückl PM, Willinger B, Schütze K, Rotter ML.

J Infect Dis. 1994 Aug;170(2):473-5.

PMID:
7913483
47.

[Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for the epidemiological analysis of yeast isolates].

Willinger B, Berger A, Li L, Hirschl AM, Aspöck C, Makristathis A, Prückl PM, Rotter ML.

Mycoses. 1994;37 Suppl 1:57-9. German.

PMID:
7854367
48.

Kinetics of specific IgG antibodies for monitoring the effect of anti-Helicobacter pylori chemotherapy.

Hirschl AM, Brandstätter G, Dragosics B, Hentschel E, Kundi M, Rotter ML, Schütze K, Taufer M.

J Infect Dis. 1993 Sep;168(3):763-6.

PMID:
8354918
49.

Comparison of three methods for the determination of the sensitivity of Helicobacter pylori to metronidazole.

Hirschl AM, Hirschl MM, Rotter ML.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 1993 Jul;32(1):45-9.

PMID:
8226415
50.

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