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Publikationen in rezensierten Zeitschriften (1997-2008)


Sonda, S., Stefanic, S., Hehl, A.B. (2008). A sphingolipid inhibitor induces a cytokinesis arrest and blocks stage differentiation in Giardia lamblia. Antimicrob. Agents and Chemother. 52: 563-569

Fuglei, E., Stien, A., Yoccoz, N. G., Ims, R.A., Eide, N.E., Prestrud, P., Deplazes, P., Oksanen, A. (2008). Spatial distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis, Svaldbard, Norway. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 14: 73-75

Fahrion, A.S., Staebler, S., Deplazes, P. (2008). Patent Toxocara canis infections in previously exposed and in helminth-free dogs after infection with low numbers of embryonated eggs. Vet. Parasitol. 152: 108-115

Ziadinov, I., Mathis, A., Trachsel, D., Rysmukhambetova, A., Abdyjaparov, O.T., Kuttubaev, P., Deplazes, P., Torgerson, P.R. (2008). Canine echinococcosis in Kyrgyzstan: using prevalence data adjusted for measurement error to develop transmission dynamics models. Int. J. Parasitol. 38: 1179-1190

Rüegg, S.R., Heinzmann, D., Barbour, A.D., Torgerson, P.R. (2008). Estimation of the transmission dynamics of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi in horses. Parasitology 135: 555-565

Flütsch, F., Heinzmann, D., Mathis, A., Hertzberg, H., Stephan, R., Deplazes, P. (2008). Case-control study to identify risk factors for bovine cysticercosis on farms in Switzerland. Parasitology 135: 641-646

Schmid, N., Deplazes, P., Hoby, S., Ryser-Degiorgis, M.-P., Edelhofer, R., Mathis, A. (2008). Babesia divergens-like organisms from free-ranging chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra) and roe deer (Capreolus c. capreolus) are distinct from B. divergens of cattle origin – An epidemiological and molecular genetic investigation. Vet. Parasitol. 154: 14-20

Krecek, R.C., Michael, L.M., Schantz, P.M., Ntanjana, L., Smith, M.F., Dorny, P., Harrison, L.J.S., Grimm, F., Praet, N., Willingham, A.L. (2008). Prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in swine from a community-based study in 21 villages of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Vet. Parasitol. 154: 38-47

Ringqvist, E., Palm, J.E.D., Skarin, H., Hehl, A.B., Weiland, M., Davids, B.J., Reiner, D.S., Griffiths, W.J., Eckmann, L., Gillin, F.D., Svärd, S.G. (2008). Release of metabolic enzymes by Giardia in response to interaction with intestinal epithelial cells. Molec. & Biochem. Parasitol. 159: 85-91

Rapsch, C., Dahinden, T., Heinzmann, D., Torgerson, P.R., Braun, U., Deplazes, P., Hurni, L., Bär, H., Knubben-Schweizer, G. (2008). An interactive map to assess the potential spread of Lymnaea truncatula and the free-living stages of Fasciola hepatica in Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 154: 242-249

Torgerson, P.R., Schweiger, A., Deplazes, P., Pohar, M., Reichen, J., Ammann, R.W., Tarr, P.E., Halkik, N., Müllhaupt, B. (2008). Alveolar echinococcosis: From a deadly disease to a well-controlled infection. Relative survival and economic analysis in Switzerland over the last 35 years. J. of Hepatol. 49: 72-77

Al-Sabi, M.N.S., Kapel, C.M.O., Webster, P., Deplazes, P. (2008). Reduced egg production of Echinococcus multilocularis in experimentally infected and re-infected red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). Vet. Parasitol. 155: 59-66

Hegglin, D., Bontadina, F., Gloor, S., Romig, T., Deplazes, P., Kern, P. (2008). Survey of public knowledge about Echinococcus multilocularis in four European countries: Need for proactive information. BMC Public Health8: 247

Malacrida, F., Hegglin, D., Bacciarini, L., Otranto, D., Nägeli, F., Nägeli, C., Bernasconi, C., Scheu, U., Balli, A., Marenco, M., Togni, L., Deplazes, P., Schnyder M. (2008). Emergence of canine ocular thelaziosis caused by Thelazia callipaeda in southern Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 157: 321-327

Hegglin, D., Deplazes, P. (2008). Control strategy for Echinococcus multilocularis. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 14: 1626-1628

Riond, B., Meli, M.L., Braun, U., Deplazes, P., Joerger, K., Thoma, R., Lutz, H., Hofmann-Lehmann, R. (2008). Concurrent infections with vector-borne pathogens associated with fatal anaemia in cattle: haematology and blood chemistry. Comp. Clin. Pathol. 17: 171-177

Torgerson, P.R. (2008). Does risk to humans justify high cost of fighting bovine TB? Nature 455: 1029

Heinzmann, D., Torgerson, P.R. (2008). Evaluating parasite densities and estimation of parameters in transmission systems. Parasite 15: 477-483

Borel, N., Kempf, E., Hotzel, H., Schubert, E., Torgerson, P., Slickers, P., Ehricht, R., Tasara, T., Pospischil, A., Sachse, K. (2008). Direct identification of chlamydiae from clinical samples using a DNA microarray assay – a validation study. Molec and Cellular Probes 22: 55-64

Moutailler, S., Krida, G., Schaffner, F., Vazeille, M., Failloux, A-B. (2008). Potential vectors of rift valley fever virus in the Mediterranean region. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Dis. 6: 749-753

Schaffner, F. (2008).Les methodes sanitaires de controle des vecteurs pour la prevention de la transmission d’arbovirus par les moustiques en France metropolitaine. Epidémiol. et santé anim. 54: 29-40

Balenghien, T., Vazeille, M., Grandadam, M., Schaffner, F., Zeller, H., Reiter, P., Sabatier, P., Fouque, F., Bicout, D.J. (2008). Vector competence of some french Culex and Aedes mosquitoes for West Nile virus. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Dis. 5: 589-595

Schwermer, H., Chaignat, V., Thür, B., Hadorn, D., Schärrer, S., Schaffner, F., Breidenbach, E. (2008). Das Überwachungsprogramm der Blauzungenkrankheit in der Schweiz. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 150: 129-132

Schaffner, F. (2008). Insekten als Krankheitsüberträger, neue Erreger und der Klimawandel. Schweizer Zoonosenbericht 2007, BVET


Al-Sabi, M.N.S., Kapel, C.M.O., Deplazes, P., Mathis, A. (2007). Comparative copro-diagnosis of Echinococcus multilocularis in experimentally infected foxes.Parasitol. Res. 101: 731-736

Artho, R., Schnyder, M., Kohler, L., Torgerson, P.R., Hertzberg, H. (2007). Avermectin-resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes of Boer goats and Dorper sheep in Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 144: 68-73

Stumpe, K.D.M., Renner-Schneiter, E.C., Kuenzle, A.K., Grimm, F., Kadry, Z., Clavien, P.-A., Deplazes, P., von Schulthess, G.K., Muellhaupt, B., Ammann, R.W., Renner, E.L. (2007). F-18-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron-emission tomography of Echinococcus multilocularis liver lesions: prospective evaluation of its value for diagnosis and follow-up during benzimidazole therapy. Infection 35: 11-18

Poncon, N., Toty, C., L’Ambert, G., Le Goff, G., Brengues, C., Schaffner, F., Fontenille, D. (2007). Biology and dynamics of potential malaria vectors in Southern France. Malaria Journal 6: 18

Hilpertshauser, H., Deplazes, P., Meli, M.L., Hofmann-Lehmann, R., Lutz, H., Mathis, A. (2007). Genotyping of Babesia bigemina from cattle from a non-endemic area (Switzerland). Vet. Parasitol. 145: 59-64

Hegglin, D., Bontadina, F., Contesse, P., Gloor, S., Deplazes, P. (2007). Plasticity of predation behaviour as a putative driving force for parasite life-cycle dynamics: the case of urban foxes and Echinococcus multilocularis tapeworm. Functional Ecology 21: 552-560

Hernandez, Y., Castillo, C., Roychowdhury, S., Hehl, A.B., Aley, S.B., Das, S. (2007). Clathrin-dependent pathways and the cytoskeleton network are involved in ceramide endocytosis by a parasitic protozoan, Giardia lamblia. Int. J. Parasitol. 37: 21-32

Eckert, J. (2007). Historische Aspekte der Echinococcose – einer uralten, aber noch immer relevanten Zoonose. Schweiz.Arch. Tierheilk. 149: 5-14

Rüegg, S.R., Torgerson, P.R., Deplazes, P., Mathis, A. (2007). Age-dependent dynamics of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi infections in southwest Mongolia based on IFAT and /or PCR prevalence data from domestic horses and ticks. Parasitology, 1-9

Schweiger, A., Ammann, R.W, Candinas, D., Clavien, P.-A., Eckert, J., Gottstein, B., Halkic, N., Muellhaupt, B., Prinz, B. M., Reichen, J., Tarr, P. E., Torgerson, P.R., Deplazes, P. (2007). Human alveolar echinococcosis after fox population increase, Switzerland. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 6: 878-882

Faessler, H., Torgerson, P.R., Hertzberg, H. (2007). Failure of Duddingtonia flagrans to reduce gastrointestinal nematode infections in dairy ewes. Vet. Parasitol. 147: 96-102

Trachsel, D., Deplazes, P., Mathis, A. (2007). Identification of taeniid eggs in the faeces from from carnivores based on multiplex PCR using targets in mitochondrial DNA. Parasitology 134: 911-920

Hoby, S., Robert, N., Mathis, A., Schmid, N., Meli, M.L.,Hofmann-Lehmann, R., Lutz, H., Deplazes, P.,Ryser-Degiorgis, M.-P. (2007). Babesiosis in free-ranging chamois (Rupicapra r. rupicapra) from Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 148: 341-345

Morrison, H.G., McArthur, A.G., Gillin, F.D., Aley, S.B., Adam, R.D., Olsen, G.J., Best, A.A., Cande, W.Z., Cheng, F., Cipriano, M.J.,Davids, B.J., Dawson, S.C., Elmendorf, H.G., Hehl, A.B., Holder, M.E., Huse, S.M., Kim, U.U., Lasek-Nesselquist, E., Manning, G., Nigam, A., Nixon, J.E., Palm, D., Passamaneck, N.E., Prabhu, A., Reich, C., Reiner, D.S., Samuelson, J., Svard, S.G., Sogin, M.L. (2007). Genomic minimalism in the early diverging intestinal parasite Giardia lamblia. Science 317: 1921-1926

Staebler, S., Steinmetz, H., Keller, S., Deplazes, P. (2007). First description of natural Echinococcus multilocularis infections in chinchilla (Chinchilla laniger) and Prevost’s squirrel (Callosciurus prevostii borneoensis). Parasitol. Res. 101: 1725-1727

Gaechter, V., Schraner, E., Wild, P., Hehl, A.B. (2007). The single dynamin family protein in the primitive protozoan Giardia lamblia is essential for stage conversion and endocytic transport. Traffic 2008 9: 57-71

Willi, B., Boretti, F.S., Meli, M.L., Bernasconi, M.V., Casati, S., Hegglin, D., Puorger, M., Neimark, H., Cattori, V., Wengi, N., Reusch, C.E., Lutz, H., Hofmann-Lehmann, R. (2007). Real-time PCR investigation of potential vectors, reservoirs and shedding patterns of feline hemotropic mycoplasmas. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 73: 3798-3802

Heckendorn, F., Häring, D.A., Maurer, V., Senn, M., Hertzberg, H. (2007). Individual administration of three tanniferous forage plants to lambs artificially infected with Haemonchus contortus and Cooperia curticei. Vet. Parasitol. 146: 123-134

Becker, A., Lutz-Wohlgroth, L., Brugnera, E., Lu, Z.H., Zimmermann, D.R., Grimm, F., Grosse, E., Kaps, S., Spiess, B., Pospischil, A., Vaughan, L. (2007). Intensively kept pigs pre-disposed to chlamydial associated conjunctivitis. J. Vet. Med. 54: 307-313

Hehl, A.B., Regös, A., Schraner, E., Schneider, A. (2007). Bax function in the absence of mitochondria in the primitive protozoan Giardia lamblia. PLoS ONE 2: e488

Schweizer, G., Meli, M.L., Torgerson, P.R., Lutz, H., Deplazes, P., Braun U. (2007). Prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in the intermediate host Lymnaea truncatula detected by real time TaqMan PCR in populations from 70 Swiss farms with cattle husbandry. Vet. Parasitol. 150: 164-169

Szeredi, L., Pospischil, A., Dencsö, L., Mathis, A., Dobos-Kovacs, M. (2007). A case of equine abortion caused by Encephalitozoon sp. Acta Vet. Hungarica 55: 525-532

Reperant, L.A., Hegglin, D., Fischer, C., Kohler, L., Weber J-M., Deplazes, P. (2007). Influence of urbanization on the epidemiology of intestinal helminths of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Geneva, Switzerland. Parasitol. Res. 101: 605-611

Bruzinskaite, R., Marcinkute, A., Strupas, K., Sokolovas, V., Deplazes, P., Mathis, A., Eddi, C., Sarkunas, M. (2007). Alveolar Echinococcosis, Lithuania. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 13: 1618-1619

Poncon, N., Balenghien, T., Toty, C., Ferré, J. B., Thomas, C., Dervieux, A., L’Ambert, G., Schaffner, F., Bardin, O., Fontenille, D. (2007). Effects of local anthropogenic changes on potential malaria vector Anopheles hyrcanus and West Nile virus vector Culex modestus, Camargue, France. Emerg. Infects. Dis. 13: 1810-1815

Poncon, N., Toty, C., L’Ambert, G., Le Goff, G., Brengues, C., Schaffner, F., Fontenille, D. (2007). Population dynamics of pest mosquitoes and potential malaria and West Nile virus vectors in relation to climatic factors and human activities in the Camargue, France. Med. Vet. Entomolgy 21: 350-357

Balenghien, T., Vazeille, M., Reiter, P., Schaffner, F., Zeller, H., Bicout, D. J. (2007). Evidence of laboratory vector competence of Culex modestus for West Nile virus. J. American Mosquito Control Assoc. 23: 233-236

Hoelzle, K., Grimm, J., Ritzmann, M., Heinritzi, K., Torgerson, P.R., Hamburger, A., Wittenbrink, M.M., Hoelzle, L.E. (2007). Use of recombinant antigens to detect antibodies against Mycoplasma suis, with correlation of serological results to hematological findings. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 14: 1616-1622

Morgan, E.R., Medley, G.F., Torgerson, P.R., Shaikenov, B.S., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2007). Parasite transmission in a migratory multiple host system. Ecological Modelling 200: 511-520


Chanez, A.-L., Hehl, A.B., Engstler, M., Schneider, A. (2006). Ablation of the single dynamin of T. brucei blocks mitochondrial fission and endocytosis and leads to a precise cytokinesis arrest. J. of Cell Science 119: 2968-2974

Rüegg, S., Torgerson, P.R., Doherr, M.G., Deplazes, P., Böse, R., Robert, N., Walzer, C. (2006). Equine piroplasmoses at the reintroduction site of the przewalski’s horse (equus ferus przewalskii) in Mongolia. J. Wildl. Dis. 42: 518-526

Stefanic, S., Palm, D., Svärd, S.G., Hehl, A.B. (2006). Organelle proteomics reveals cargo maturation mechanisms associated with Golgi-like encystations vesicles in the early-diverged protozoan Giardia lamblia. J. Biol. Chem. 11: 7595-7604

Tschuor, A.C., Sydler, T., Rauch, S., Hertzberg, H., Gendotti, M., Schweizer, G. (2006). Zerebrospinale Nematodose beim Schaf in der Schweiz. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 609-614

Heckendorn, F., Häring, D.A., Maurer, V., Zinsstag, J., Langhans, W., Hertzberg, H. (2006). Effect of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) silage and hay on established populations of Haemonchus contortus and Cooperia curticei in lambs. Vet. Parasitol. 142: 293-300

Mathis, A., Hilpertshauser, H., Deplazes, P. (2006). Piroplasmen der Wiederkäuer in der Schweiz und zoonotische Bedeutung der Babesien. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 151-159

Abo-Shehada, M.N., Batainah, T., Abuharfeil, N., Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Przhevalskiana silenus myiasis among slaughter goats in northern Jordan. Vet. Parasitol. 137: 345-350

Kaal, J.F., Baker, K., Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Epidemiology of flea infestation of ruminants in Libya. Vet. Parasitol. 141: 313-318

Schweizer, G., Ehrensperger, F., Torgerson, P.R., Braun, U. (2006). Clinical findings and treatment of 94 cattle presumptively diagnosed with listeriosis. Vet. Rec. 158: 588-592

Morgan, E.R., Torgerson, P.R., Shaikenov, B.S., Usenbayev, A.E., Moore, A.B.M., Medley, G.F., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2006). Agricultural restructuring and gastrointestinal parasitism in domestic ruminants on the rangelands of Kazakhstan. Vet. Parasitol. 139: 180-191

Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Mathematical models for the control of cystic echinococcosis. Parasitol. Int. 55: 253-258

Torgerson, P.R., Oguljahan, B., Muminov, A.E., Karaeva, R.R., Kuttubaev, O., Aminjanov, M., Shaikenov, B. (2006). Present situation of cystic echinococcosis in Central Asia. Parasitol. Int. 55: 207-212

Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Canid immunity to Echinococcus spp.: impact on transmission. Paras. Immunol. 28: 295-303

Morgan, E.R., Lundervold, M., Medley, G.F., Shaikenov, B.S.,Torgerson, P.R., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2006). Assessing risks of disease transmission between wildlife and livestock: the saiga antelope as a case study. Biol. Conserv. 131: 244-254

Hilpertshauser, H., Deplazes, P., Schnyder, M., Gern, L., Mathis, A. (2006). Babesia spp. identified by PCR in ticks collected from domestic and wild ruminants in Southern Switzerland. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 72: 6503-6507

Schweizer, G., Grünenfelder, F., Sydler, T., Rademacher, N., Braun, U., Deplazes, P. (2006). Importierte Coenurose beim Schaf. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 490-499

Tanner, F., Hegglin, D., Thoma, R., Brosi, G., Deplazes, P. (2006). Echinococcus multilocularis in Graubünden: Verbreitung bei Füchsen  und Vorkommen potentieller Zwischenwirte. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 501-510

Hertzberg, H., Sager, H. (2006). Problematik des Helminthenbefalls bei Hauswiederkäuern in der Schweiz: Aktuelle Perspektiven. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 511-521

Hehl, A.B., Hemphill, A. (2006). The use of light- and electron microscopy for studies on the cell –and molecular biology of parasites and parasitic diseases. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 473-481

Deplazes, P., Staebler, S., Gottstein, B. (2006). Reisemedizin parasitärer Erkrankungen des Hundes. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 148: 447-461

Staebler, S., Grimm, F., Glaus, T., Kapel, C.M.O., Haller, M., Hasler, A., Hanosset, R., Deplazes, P. (2006). Serological diagnosis of canine alveolar echinococcosis. Vet. Parasitol. 141: 243-250

Rapsch, C., Schweizer, G., Grimm, F., Kohler, L., Bauer, C., Deplazes, P., Braun, U., Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Estimating the true prevalence of Fasciola hepatica in cattle slaughtered in Switzerland in the absence of an absolute diagnostic test. Int. J. Parasitol. 36: 1153-1158

Hertzberg, H., Kohler, L. (2006). Prevalence and significance of gastrointestinal helminths and protozoa in South American Camelids in Switzerland. Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wochenschr. 119: 291-294

Budke, C.M., Deplazes, P., Torgerson, P.R. (2006). Global Socioeconomic Impact of Cystic Echinococcosis. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 12: 296-303

Eckert, J., Ossent, P. (2006). Haycocknema-like nematodes in muscle fibres of a horse. Vet. Parasitol. 139: 256-261

Jacober, Ph., Ochs, H., Torgerson, P.R., Schnyder, M., Deplazes, P. (2006). A method for sheep scab control by applying selective treatment based on flock serology. Vet. Parasitol. 136: 373-378

Kapel, C.M.O., Torgerson, P.R., Thompson, R.C.A, Deplazes, P. (2006). Reproductive potential of Echinococcus multilocularis in experimentally infected foxes, dogs, raccoon dogs and cats. Int. J. Parasitol. 36: 79-86

Mathis, A., Deplazes, P. (2006). Copro-DNA tests for diagnosis of animal taeniid cestodes. Parasitol. Int. 55: 87-90

Sager, H., Steiner Moret, Ch., Grimm, F., Deplazes, P., Doherr, M.G., Gottstein, B. (2006). Coprological study on intestinal helminths in Swiss dogs: temporal aspects of anthelminthic treatment. Parasitol. Res. 98: 333-338

Sonda, S., Hehl, A.B. (2006). Lipid biology of Apicomplexa: perspectives for new drug targets, particularly for Toxoplasma gondii. Trends Parasitol. 22: 41-47

Thompson, R.C., Kapel, C.M.O., Hobbs, R.P., Deplazes, P. (2006). Comparative development of Echinococcus multilocularis in its definitive hosts. Parasitology 1: 1-8


Budke, C.M., Campos-Ponce, M., Qian, W., Torgerson, P.R. (2005). A canine purgation study and risk factor analysis for echinococcosis in a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau. Vet. Parasitol. 127: 43-49.

Budke, C.M., Jiamin, Q., Craig, P.S., Torgerson, P.R. (2005). Modeling the transmission of Echinococcus granulosus and Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau. Int. J. Parasitol. 35: 163-170.

Budke, C.M., Jiamin, Q., Qian, W., Torgerson, P.R. (2005). Economic effects of echinococcosis on a highly endemic region of the Tibetan plateau. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 73: 2-10.

Carabin, H., Budke, C.M., Cowan, L.D., Willingham, A.L., Torgerson, P.R. (2005). Methods for assessing the burden of parasitic zoonoses: echinococcosis and cysticercosis. Trends Parasitol. 21: 327-333.

Casulli, A., Manfredi, M.T., La Rosa, G., Di Cerbo, A.R., Dinkel, A.,Romig, T., Deplazes, P., Genchi, C., Pozio, E. (2005). Echinococcus multilocularis in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) of the Italian alpine region: is there a focus of autochthonous transmission? Int. J. Parasitol. 35: 1079-1083.

Deplazes, P., Grimm, F., Sydler, T., Tanner, I., Kapel, C.M.O. (2005). Experimental alveolar echinococcosis in pigs, lesion development and serological follow up. Vet. Parasitol. 130: 213-222.

Fischer, C., Reperant, L.A., Weber, J.M., Hegglin, D., Deplazes, P. (2005). Echinococcus multilocularis infections of rural, residential and urban foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. Parasite 12: 339-346.

Gaechter, V., Hehl, A.B. (2005). Assembly and export of a Toxoplasma microneme complex in Giardia lamblia. Int. J. Parasitol. 35: 1359-1368.

Hülsmeier, A.J., Köhler, P.* (2005). Giardia duodenalis: direct experimental evidence for the absence of a glycosylphosphatidylinositol anchor in a variant surface protein. Exp. Parasitol. 109: 49-52.

Kodjikian, L., Garweg, J.G., Nguyen, M., Schaffner, T., Deplazes, P.,Zimmerli, S. (2005). Intraocular microsporidiosis due to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a patient with idiopathic CD4+ T-lymphocytopenia. J. Med. Microbiol. 294: 529-533.

Luginbühl, A., Reitt, K., Metzler, A., Kollbrunner, M., Corboz, L., Deplazes, P. (2005). Feldstudie zu Prävalenz und Diagnostik von Durchfallerregern beim neonaten Kalb im Einzugsgebiet einer schweizerischen Nutztierpraxis. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 147: 245-252.

Mathis, A., Weber, R., Deplazes, P. (2005). Zoonotic potential of the microsporidia. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 18: 423-445.

Mathis, A., Wild, P., Boettger, E.C., Kapel, C.M.O., Deplazes, P. (2005). The mitochondrial ribosome as the target for the macrolide antibiotic clarithromycin in the helminth Echinococcus multilocularis. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 49: 3251-3255.

Meier, A., Hertzberg, H. (2005). Strongyliden beim Pferd. I. Resistenz-entwicklung gegen Anthelminthika. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 147: 381-388.

Meier, A., Hertzberg, H. (2005). Strongyliden beim Pferd. II. Vorkommen von Anthelminthika-Resistenzen in der Schweiz. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 147: 389-396.

Mettler, M., Grimm, F., Naucke, T.J., Maasjost, C., Deplazes, P. (2005). Canine Leishmaniose in Mitteleuropa: retrospektive Umfrage und se­rologische Untersuchung importierter und reisebegleitender Hunde. Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wschr. 118:37-44.

Mettler, M., Grimm, F., Capelli, G., Camp, H., Deplazes, P. (2005). Evaluation of enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays, an immuno-fluorescent-antibody test, and two rapid tests (immunochromato-graphic-dipstick and gel tests) for serological diagnosis of symptomatic and asymptomatic Leishmania infections in dogs. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 5515-5519.

Morgan, E.R., Shaikenov, B., Torgerson, P.R., Medley, G.F., Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2005). Helminths of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan: implications for conservation and livestock production. J. Wildl. Dis. 41: 149-162.

Naguleswaran, A., Alaeddine, F., Guionaud, C., Vonlaufen, N., Sonda, S., Jenoe, P., Mevissen, M., Hemphill, A. (2005). Neospora caninum protein disulfide isomerase is involved in tachyzoite-host cell interaction. Int. J. Parasitol. 35: 1459-1472.

Regös, A., Zourmpanou, D., Leon-Avila, G., Van der Giezen, M., Tovar, J., Hehl, A.B. (2005). Protein import, replication and inheritance of a vestigial mitochondrion. J. Biol. Chem. 34: 30557-30563.

Reperant, L.A., Deplazes, P. (2005). Cluster of Capillaria hepatica infections in non-commensal rodents from the canton of Geneva, Switzerland. Parasitol. Res. 96: 340-342.

Schnyder, M., Torgerson, P.R., Schönmann, M., Kohler, L., Hertzberg, H. (2005). Multiple anthelmintic resistance in Haemonchus contortus isolated from South African boer goats in Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 128: 285-290.

Schraner, C., Hasse, B., Hasse, U., Baumann, D., Faeh, A., Burg, G., Grimm, F., Mathis, A., Weber, R., Günthard, H.F. (2005). Successful treatment with miltefosine of disseminated cutaneous leishmaniasis in a severely immunocompromised patient infected with HIV-1. Clinical Inf. Dis. 40: 120-124.

Schweizer, G., Braun, U., Deplazes, P., Torgerson, P.R. (2005). Estimating the financial losses due to bovine fasciolosis in Switzerland. Vet. Rec. 157: 188-193.

Sonda, S., Sala, G., Ghidoni, R., Hemphill, A., Pieters, J. (2005). Inhibitory effect of aureobasidin A on Toxoplasma gondii. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 49: 1794-1801.

Stäbler, S., Ochs H., Naegeli, F., Borel N., Sieber-Ruckstuhl, N., Deplazes, P. (2005). Autochthone Infektionen mit Angiostrongylus vasorum bei Hunden in der Schweiz und Deutschland. Schweiz. Arch.Tierheilk. 147: 121-127.

Stemmle, J., Markwalder, K.A., Zinkernagel, A.S., Wirth, M.G., Grimm, F., Hirsch-Hoffmann, S., Thiel, M.A. (2005). Loa-Loa- Infektion des Auges – eine Fallserie. Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilkd. 222: 226-230.

Torgerson, P.R., Schnyder, M., Hertzberg, H. (2005). Detection of anthelmintic resistance: a comparison of mathematical techniques. Vet. Parasitol. 128: 291-298.

Torina, A., Caracappa, S., Barera, A., Dieli, F., Sireci, G., Genchi, C., Deplazes, P., Salerno, A. (2005). Toxocara canis infection induces antigen-specific IL-10 and IFNע production in pregnant dogs and their puppies. Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol. 108: 247-251.


Ammann, R.W., Renner, E.C., Gottstein, B., Grimm, F., Eckert, J., Renner, E.L., Swiss Echinococcosis Study Group (2004). Immunosurveillance of alveolar echinococcosis by specific humoral and cellular immune tests: long-term analysis of the Swiss chemo¬therapy trial (1976-2001). J. Hepatol. 41: 551-559.

Budke, C.M., Jiamin, Q., Zinsstag, J., Qian, W., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Use of disability adjusted life years in the estimation of the disease burden of echinococcosis for a high endemic region of the Tibetan plateau. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 71: 56-64.

Budke, C.M., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Creation of disability adjusted life years (DALYs) for echinococcosis and their application to a higly endemic region of the Tibetan plateau. Echinococcosis in Central Asia: Problems and solutions, P. Torgerson and B. Shaikenov (eds.), Publishing house "Dauir", Almaty, Kazakhstan, pp. 70-75.

Carabin, H., Budke, C., Cowan, L.D., Nash, T., Willingham III, A.L., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Assessing the burden of cysticercosis and echinococcosis. In: Willingham III, A.L., Schantz, P.M. (eds.). Assessing the burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis and echinococcosis, pp. 184-186. Vet. Parasitol. 125: 183-202.

Contesse, P., Hegglin, D., Gloor, S., Bontadina, F., Deplazes, P. (2004). The diet of urban foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and the availability of anthropogenic food in the city of Zurich, Switzerland. Mamm. Biol. 69: 81-95.

Deplazes, P., Hegglin, D., Gloor, S., Romig, Th. (2004). Wilderness in the city: the urbanization of Echinococcus multilocularis. Trends Parasitol. 20: 77-84.

Deplazes, P., Hegglin, D. (2004). Der Fuchsbandwurm im urbanen Raum. BVET-Magazin 3/2004: 12-14.

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Eckert, J., Deplazes, P. (2004). Biological, epidemiological, and clinical aspects of Echinococcosis, a zoonosis of increasing concern. Clin. Microbiol. Rev. 17: 107-135.

Fürnkranz, U., Walochnik, J., Grimm, F., Deplazes, P. Aspöck, H. (2004). Vergleichende Versuche zur Etablierung und Optimierung einer Leishmanien-PCR für diagnostische Zwecke.
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Georges, S., Villard, O., Filisetti, D., Mathis, A., Marcellin, L., Hansmann, Y., Candolfi, E. (2004). Usefulness of PCR analysis for diagnosis of alveolar echinococcosis with unusual localizations: two case studies. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 5954-5956.

Glaeser, C., Grimm, F., Mathis, A., Weber, R., Nadal, D., Deplazes, P. (2004). Detection and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. isolated from diarrheic children in Switzerland. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 23: 359-361.

Hegglin, D., Bontadina, F., Gloor, S., Romer, J., Müller, U., Breitenmoser, U., Deplazes, P. (2004). Baiting red foxes in an urban area: a camera trap study. J. Wildl. Management.. 68: 1010-1017.

Hehl, A. B. and Marti, M. (2004). Secretory protein trafficking in Giardia intestinalis. Mol. Microbiol. 53:19-28.

Hertzberg, H., Noto, F., Figi, R., Heckendorn, F. (2004). Control of gastrointestinal nematodes in organic beef cattle through grazing management. Proceedings of the 2nd SAFO Workshop, Witzenhausen,
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Hofmann-Lehmann, R., Meli, M.L., Dreher, U.M., Gönczi, E., Deplazes, P., Braun, U., Engels, M., Schüpbach, J., Jörger, K., Thoma, R., Griot, Ch., Stärk, K.D.C., Willi, B., Schmidt, J., Kocan, K.M., Lutz, H. (2004). Concurrent infections with vector-borne pathogens associated with fatal hemolytic anemia in a cattle herd in Switzerland. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 3775-3780.

Jacober, Ph., Ochs, H., Risi, J., Deplazes, P. (2004). Ausbrüche von Schafräude auf zwei benachbarten Grossalpen im Kanton Schwyz. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 146: 61-69.

Lahmar, S., Debbek, H., Zhang, L.H., McManus, D.P., Souissi, A., Chelly, S., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Transmission dynamics of the Echinococcus granulosus sheep-dog strain (G1 genotype) in camels in Tunisia. Vet. Parasitol. 121: 151-156.

Lightowlers, M.W., Torgerson, P.R., Heath, D.D. (2004). Factors impacting on the potential costs of vaccines against Taenia solium cysticercosis and cystic echinococcosis. In: Willingham III, A.L., Schantz, P.M. (eds.). Assessing the burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis and echinococcosis, pp. 195-199. Vet. Parasitol. 125: 183-202.

Mathis, A., Wild, P., Deplazes, P., Boettger, E.C. (2004). The mitochondrial ribosome of the protozoan Acanthamoeba castellanii is the target for macrolide antibiotics. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 135: 223-227.

Mathis, A., Deplazes, P. (2004). Diagnosis of Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis in animals and identification in environmental samples. Echinococcosis in Central Asia: Problems and solutions, P. Torgerson and B. Shaikenov (eds.), Publishing house "Dauir", Almaty, Kazakhstan, pp. 149.

Morgan, E.R., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Torgerson, P.R., Medley, G.F. (2004). Ruminating on complexity: macroparasites of wildlife and livestock. Trends Ecol. Evol. 19: 181-188.

Rose, K., Curtis, J., Baldwin, T., Mathis, A., Kumar, B., Sakthianandeswaren, A., Spurck, T., Low Choy, J., Handman, E. (2004). Cutaneous leishmaniasis in red kangaroos: isolation an characteri¬zation of the causative organisms. Int. J. Parasitol. 34: 655-664.

Scharf, G., Deplazes, P., Kaser-Hotz, B., Borer, L., Hasler, A., Haller, M., Flückiger, M. (2004). Radiographic, ultrasonographic, and computed tomographic appearance of alveolar echinococcosis in dogs. Vet. Radiol. Ultras. 45: 411-418.

Schwarzenbach, G.A., Hegglin, D., Stieger, C., Deplazes, P., Ward, P.I. (2004). An experimental field approach to parasitism and immune defence in voles. Parasitology 129: 93-99.

Shaikenov, B.S., Rysmukhambetova, A.T., Massenov, B., Deplazes, P., Mathis, A., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Short report: the use of a polymerase chain reaction to detect Echinococcus granulosus (G1 strain) eggs in soil samples. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 71: 441-443.

Shaikenov, B.S., Torgerson, P.R. (2004). Changes in the epidemiology of echinococcosis in Kazakhstan. Echinococcosis in Central Asia: Problems and solutions, P. Torgerson and B. Shaikenov (eds.), Publishing house "Dauir", Almaty, Kazakhstan, pp. 3-12.

Siegfried, E., Ochs, H., Deplazes, P. (2004). Clinical development and serological antibody responses in sheep and rabbits experimentally infested with Psoroptes ovis and Psor¬optes cuniculi. Vet. Parasitol. 124: 109-124.

Stefanic, S., Shaikenov, B.S., Deplazes, P., Dinkel, A., Torgerson, P.R., Mathis, A. (2004): PCR for detection of patent infections of Echinococcus granulosus (‘sheep strain’) in naturally infected dogs. Parasitol. Res. 92:347

Torgerson, P.R. (2004). The role of models in the understanding of transmission and control of echinococcosis. Echinococcosis in Central Asia: Problems and solutions, P. Torgerson and B. Shaikenov (eds.), Publishing house "Dauir", Almaty, Kazakhstan, pp. 131.

Walker, M., Rossignol, J.F., Torgerson, P.R., Hemphill, A. (2004): In vitro effects of nitazoxanide on Echinococcus granulosus protoscolices and metacestodes. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 53: 609-616.


Abo-Shehada, M.N., Batainah, T., Abuharfeil, N., Torgerson, P.R. (2003). Oestrus ovis larval myiasis among goats in northern Jordan. Prev. Vet. Med. 59: 13-19.

Baumann, D., Pusterla, N., Péter, O., Grimm, F., Fournier, P.E., Schär, G., Bossart, W., Lutz, H., Weber, R. (2003). Fieber nach Zeckenstich: Klinik und Diagnostik von akuten Zeckenstich-assoziierten Infektionskrankheiten in der Nordostschweiz. Dtsch. Med. Wochenschr. 128: 1042-1047.

Deplazes, P., Dinkel, A., Mathis, A. (2003). Molecular tools for studies on the transmission biology of Echinococcus multilocularis. Parasitology 127: S53-S61.

Dip, R., Hegglin, D., Deplazes, P., Dafflon, O., Koch, H., Naegeli, H. (2003). Age- and sex-dependent distribution of persistent organochlorine pollutants in urban foxes. Environ. Health Perspect. 111: 1608-1612.

Ebeid, M., Mathis, A., Pospischil, A., Deplazes, P. (2003). Infectivity of Cryptosporidium parvum genotype I in conventionally reared piglets and lambs. Parasitol. Res. 90: 232-235.

Eckert, J. (2003). Predictive values and quality control of techniques for the diagnosis of Echinococcus multilocularis in definitive hosts. Acta Trop. 85: 157-163.

Guscetti, F., Mathis, A., Hatt, J.-M., Deplazes, P. (2003). Overt fatal and chronic subclinical Encephalitozoon cuniculi microsporidiosis in a colony of captive emperor tamarins (Sanguinus imperator). J. Med. Primatol. 32: 111-119.

Hegglin, D., Ward, P.I., Deplazes, P. (2003). Anthelmintic baiting of foxes against urban contamination with Echinococcus multilocularis. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 9: 1266-1272.

Hördegen, P., Hertzberg, H., Heilmann, J., Langhans, W., Maurer, V. (2003). The anthelmintic efficacy of five plant products against gastroin¬testi¬nal trichostrongylids in artificially infected lambs. Vet. Parasitol. 117: 51-60.

Marti, M., Li, Y., Schraner, E.M., Wild, P., Köhler, P., Hehl, A.B. (2003a). The secretory apparatus of an ancient eukaryote: protein sorting to separate export pathways occurs before formation of transient Golgi-like compartments. Mol. Biol. Cell 14: 1433-1447.

Marti, M., Regos, A., Li, Y., Schraner, E.M., Wild, P., Muller, N., Knopf, L.G., and Hehl, A.B. (2003b) An Ancestral Secretory Apparatus in the Protozoan Parasite Giardia intestinalis. J Biol Chem 278: 24837-24848.

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Raoul, F., Michelat, D., Ordinaire, M., Décoté, Y., Aubert, M., Delattre, P., Deplazes, P., Giraudoux, P. (2003). Echinococcus multi¬locularis: secondary poisoning of fox population during a vole outbr¬eak reduces environmental contamination in a high endemicity area. Int. J. Parasitol. 33: 945-954.

Thompson, R.C.A., Deplazes, P., Eckert, J. (2003). Observations on the development of Echinococcus multilocularis in cats. J. Parasitol. 89: 1086-1088.

Torgerson, P.R., Budke, C.M. (2003). Echinococcosis - an international public health challenge. Res. Vet. Sci. 74: 191-202.

Torgerson, P.R., Heath, D.D. (2003). Transmission dynamics and control options for Echinococcus granulosus. Parasitology 127: S143-S158.

Torgerson, P.R., Shaikenov, B.S., Rysmukhambetova, A.T., Ussenbayev, A.E., Abdybekova, A.M., Burtisurnov, K.K. (2003). Modelling the transmission dynamics of Echinococcus granulosus in dogs in rural Kazakhstan. Parasitology 126: 417-424.

Torgerson, P.R., Burtisurnov, K.K., Shaikenov, B.S., Rysmukhambetova, A.T., Abdybekova, A.M., Ussenbayev, A.E. (2003). Modelling the transmission dynamics of Echinococcus granulosus in sheep and cattle in Kazakhstan. Vet. Parasitol. 114: 143-153.

Zingg, W., Kellenberger, Ch., Frey, B., Grimm, F., Berger, Ch. (2003). A 7-year-old girl with dyspnea and rash. Clin. Infect. Dis. 37: 73-74 and 129-130.


Adler, H., Vonstein, S., Deplazes, P., Stieger, C. and Frei, R. (2002). Prevalence of Leptospira spp. in various species of small mammals caught in an inner-city area in Switzerland. Epidemiol. Infect. 128:107-109.

Akerstedt, J., Nordstoga, K., Mathis, A., Smeds, E., Deplazes, P. (2002). Fox encephalitozoonosis: isolation of the agent from an outbreak in farmed blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) in Finland and some hitherto unreported pathologic lesions. J. Vet. Med. B 49: 400-405.

Braun, U., Rogg, E., Walser, M., Nehrbass, D., Guscetti, F., Mathis, A., Deplazes, P. (2002). Trypanosoma theileri in the cerebrospinal fluid and brain of a heifer with suppurative meningoencephalitis. Vet. Rec. 150: 18-19.

Christofi, G., Deplazes, P., Chrifstofi, N., Tanner, I., Economides, P., Eckert, J. (2002). Screening of dogs for Echinococcus granulosus coproantigen in a low endemic situation in Cyprus. Vet. Parasitol. 104: 299-306.

Falconi, F., Ochs, H., Deplazes, P. (2002). Serological cross-sectional survey of psoroptid sheep scab in Switzerland. Vet. Parasitol. 109: 119-127.

Gottstein, B., Eckert, J.* (2002). Various approaches of teaching veteri¬nary parasitology. Vet. Parasitol. 108: 267-272.

Hertzberg, H., Huwyler, U., Kohler, L., Rehbein, St., Wanner, M. (2002). Kinetics of exsheathment of infective ovine and bovine strongylid larvae in vivo and in vitro. Parasitology 125: 67-70.

Hertzberg, H., Larsen, M., Maurer, V. (2002). Biologische Helminthenkontrolle bei Weidetieren mit nematophagen Pilzen. Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wschr. 115: 278-285.

Hülsmeier, A.J., Gehrig, P.M., Geyer, R., Sack, R., Gottstein, B., Deplazes, P., Köhler, P. (2002). A major Echinococcus multilocularis antigen is a mucin-type glycoprotein. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 5742-5748.

Manfredi, M.T., Genchi, C., Deplazes, P., Trevisiol, K., Fraquelli, C. (2002). Echinococcus multilocularis infection in red foxes in Italy. Vet. Rec. 150: 757.

Marti, M., Li, Y., Köhler, P., Hehl, A.B. (2002). Conformationally correct expression of membrane-anchored Toxoplasma gondii SAG1 in the primitive protozoan Giardia duodenalis. Infect. Immun. 70: 1014-1016.

Müller-Doblies, U.U., Herzog, K., Tanner, I., Mathis, A., Deplazes, P. (2002). First isolation and characterisation of Encephalitozoon cuniculi from a free-ranging rat (Rattus norvegicus). Vet. Parasitol. 107: 279-285.

Refardt, D., Canning, E.U., Mathis, A., Cheney, S.A., Lafranchi-Tristem, N.J., Ebert, D. (2002). Small subunit ribosomal DNA phylogeny of microsporidia that infect Daphnia (Crustacea: Cladocera). Parasitology 124: 381-389.

Ruckstuhl, N., Deplazes, P. und Reusch, C. (2002). Symptome und Krankheitsverlauf bei Hunden mit Trichuris vulpis-Infektion. Kleintierpraxis 47: 19-26.

Stieger, C., Hegglin, D., Schwarzenbach, G., Mathis, A., Deplazes, P.: Spatial and temporal aspects of urban transmission of Echinococcus multilocularis. Parasitology, 124: 631-640.

Unterer, S., Deplazes, P., Arnold, P., Flückiger, M., Reusch, C.E., Glaus, T.M. (2002). Spontaneous Crenosoma vulpis infection in 10 dogs: laboratory, radiographic and endoscopic findings. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 144: 174-179.

Vercruysse, J., Eckert, J. (2002). Teaching of undergraduate veterinary parasitology in some European countries. Vet. Parasitol. 108: 309-315.

Ward, P.I., Deplazes, P., Regli, W., Rinder, H., Mathis, A. (2002). Detection of eight Cryptosporidium genotypes in surface and waste waters in Europe. Parasitology 124: 359-368.


Dai WM, Hemphill A, Waldvogel A, Ingold K, Deplazes P, Mossmann H, Gottstein B (2001). Major carbohydrate antigen of Echinococcus multilocularis induces an immunoglobulin G response independent of αβ+ CD4+ T cells. Infect. Immun. 69:6074-6083.

Deplazes P, Eckert J (2001). Veterinary aspects of alveolar echinococcosis - a zoonosis of public health significance. Vet. Parasitol. 98:65-87. (R)

Dip R, Stieger C, Deplazes P, Hegglin D, Müller U, Dafflon O, Koch H, Naegeli H (2001). Comparison of heavy metal concentrations in tissues of red foxes from adjacent urban, suburban and rural areas. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 40:551-556.

Eckert J, Deplazes P (2001). Immunological and molecular techniques for diagnosing the Echinococcus multilocularis infection in definitive and intermediate hosts. Acta Parasitol. 46:1-7. (R)

Eckert J, Thompson RCA, Bucklar H, Bilger B, Deplazes P (2001). Prüfung der Wirkung von Epsiprantel (Cestex®) gegen Echinococcus multilocularis bei Hunden und Katzen / Efficacy evaluation of epsiprantel (Cestex®) against Echinococcus multilocularis in dogs and cats. Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wschr. 114:121-126.

Gloor S, Bontadina F, Hegglin D, Deplazes P, Breitenmoser U (2001). The rise of urban fox populations in Switzerland. Mamm. Biol. 66:155-164.

Gottstein B, Saucy F, Deplazes P, Reichen J, Demierre G, Busato A, Zuercher Ch, Pugin P (2001). Is high prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in wild and domestic animals associated with disease incidence in humans? Emerg. Infect. Dis. 7: 408-412.

Hehl AB, Lekutis Ch, Grigg ME, Bradley PJ, Dubremetz JF, Ortega-Barria E, Boothroyd JC (2001). Toxoplasma gondii homologue of Plasmodium apical membrane antigen 1 is involved in invasion of host cells, Infect. Immun. 68:7078-7086.

Hertzberg H, Meyer A, Kohler L, Falconi F, Ochs H (2001). Einfluss einer einmaligen Injektionsbehandlung mit Doramectin auf den Befall mit gastrointestinalen Nematoden bei gealpten Schafen. Schweiz. Arch. Tierheilk. 143:1-7.

Janett F, Thun R, Ryhiner A, Burger D, Hässig M and Hertzberg H (2001). Influence of EQVALAN® (Ivermectin) on quality and freezability of stallion semen. Theeriogenology 55:785-792.

Kamau S, Grimm F, Hehl A (2001). Expression of green fluorecent protein as a marker for effects of antileishmanial compounds in vitro. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 45, 3654-3656.

Kamau S, Nunez R, Grimm F (2001). Flow cytometry analysis of the effect of alopurinol and the dinitroaniline compound (Chloralin) on the viability and proliferation of Leishmania infantum promastigotes. BMC Pharmacology 1:1 ( 1471-2210/1/1).

Köhler P (2001). The impact of research on parasites beyond parasitology. Acta Parasitol. 46: 63-69. (R)

Köhler P (2001). The biochemical basis of anthelmintic action and resistance. Int. J. Parasitol. 31:336-345. (R)

Nunez R, Kamau S, Grimm F (2001). Flow cytometric assessment of drug susceptibility in Leishmania infantum promastigotes. Curr. Prot. Cyt., Unit 11.14,1-9.

Ochs H, Lonneux J-F, Losson BJ, Deplazes P (2001). Diagnosis of psoroptic sheep scab with an improved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Vet. Parasitol. 96:233-242.

Petersen E, Kapel CMO, Deplazes P (2001). Echinococcus multilocularis Epidemiologi, klinik og behandling/Echinococcus multilocularis: epidemiology, clinical symptoms, and treatment. Ugeskrift for laeger 162: 275-277.

Pusterla N, Caplazi P, Hertzberg H, Ehrensperger F, Braun U (2001). Elaphostrongylus cervi infection in a Swiss goat. Vet. Rec. 148:382-383.

Raoul F, Deplazes P, Nonaka N, Piarroux R, Vuitton DA, Giraudoux P (2001). Assessment of the epidemiological status of Echinococcus multilocularis in foxed in France using ELISA coprotests on fox feces collected in the field. Int. J. Parasitol. 31:1579-1588.

Sing A, Tybus K, Heesemann J, Mathis A (2001). Molecular diagnosis of an Enterocytozoon bieneusi human genotype C infection in a moderately immunosuppressed human immunodeficiency virus-seronegative liver-transplant recipient with severe chronic diarrhea. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39:2371-2372.

Suter C, Müller-Doblies U.U, Hatt J-M, Deplazes P (2001). Prevention and treatment of Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection in rabbits with fenbendazole. Vet. Rec. 148:478-480.


Braun U, Diener M, Corboz L, Ehrensperger F, Waser J und Hertzberg H (2000). Durchfall in einem Milchziegenbetrieb als Folge von Fasziolose, Magen-Darm-Strongylidose und Enterotoxämie. Tierärztl. Umschau 55:345-351.

Braun U, Feige K, Gansohr B, Degen H, Wolff K, Gohm D und Sydler T (2000). Protostrongyliden-Pneumonien bei Saanen-Ziegen. Tierärztl. Umschau 55:338-345.

Couzinet S, Cejas E, Schittny J, Deplazes P, Weber R and Zimmerli St (2000). Phagocytic uptake of Encephalitozoon cuniculi by non-professional phagocytes Infect. Immun. 68:6939-6945.

Deplazes P, Mathis A, Weber R (2000). Epidemiology and zoonotic aspects of Microsporidia of mammals and birds. Contrib. Microbiol. 6:236-260. (R)

Eckert J, Conraths FJ, Tackmann K (2000). Echinococcosis: an emerging or re-emerging zoonosis? J. Parasitol. 30:1283-1294. (R)

Hehl AB., Marti M, Köhler P (2000). Stage-specific expression and targeting of cyst wall protein-green fluorescent protein chimeras in Giardia. Mol. Biol Cell. 11:1789-1800.

Hertzberg H und Bauer C (2000). Anthelminthika-Resistenzen bei Magen-Darm-Strongyliden von Schafen und Ziegen: Aktuelles über Verbreitung, Epidemiologie, Vorbeugemassnahmen und Alternativen zum Anthelminthika-Einsatz. Berl. Münch. Tierärztl. Wschr. 113:122-128. (R)

Hertzberg H, Guscetti F, Lischer C, Kohler L, Neigers R, Eckert J (2000). Evidence for a parasite-mediated inhibition of abomasal acid secretion in sheep infected with Ostertagia leptospi-cularis. Vet. J. 159:238-251.

Hertzberg H, Rossmann J, Kohler L, Willi U (2000). Vorkommen von Benzimidazol-Resisten-zen bei Magen-Darmnematoden des Schafes und der Ziege in der Schweiz. Wien. Tierärztl. Mschr. 87:3-9.

Hiltpold A, Frey M, Hülsmeier A, Köhler P (2000) Glycosylation and palmitoylation are common modifications of Giardia variant surface proteins. Mol. Biochem. Parasitol. 109:61-65.

Hofer S, Gloor S, Müller-Doblies U, Mathis A, Hegglin D, Deplazes P (2000). High prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in urban red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and voles (Arvicola terrestris) in the city of Zurich, Switzerland. Parasitology 120:135-142.

Kamau SW, Omikuba J, Kiragu J, Masika P, Ndung JM, Wachira P, Mehlitz D (2000). Financial analysis of animal trypanosomosis control using cybermethrin pour-on in Kenya. Prev. Vet. Med. 44:231-246.

Kamau SW, Hurtado M, Müller-Doblies U, Grimm F and Nunez R (2000). Flow cytometric assessment of allopurinol – Susceptibility in Leishmania infantum promastigote. Cytometry 40:353-360.

Mathis A (2000). Microsporidia: Emerging advances in understanding the basic biology of these unique organisms. J. Parasitol. 30:795-804. (R)

Morgan U, Monis PT, Fayer R, Deplazes P, Thompson RCA (2000). Phylogenetic relationships among isolates of Cryptosporidium: Evidence for several new species. J. Parasitol. 85:1226-1233.

Morgan U, Weber R, Xiao L, Sulaiman I, Thompson RCA, Ndiritu W, Lal A, Moore A, Deplazes P (2000). Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium isolates obtained from human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals living in Switzerland, Kenya and the United States. J. Clin. Microb. 3:1180-1183.

Weber R, Deplazes P, Schwarz D (2000). Diagnosis and clinical aspects of human microsporidiosis. Contrib. Microbiol. 6:166-192. (R)


Armson A, Kamau SW, Grimm F, Reynoldson JA, Best WM, MacDonalds LM and Thompson RCA (1999). A comparison of the effects of a benzimidazole and the dinitroanilines against Leishmania infantum. Acta Tropica 73, 303-311.

Biderre C, Mathis A, Deplazes P, Weber R, Metenier G and Vivares CP (1999). Molecular karyotype diversity in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon cuniculi. Parasitology 118, 439-446.

Breitenmoser AC, Mathis A, Bürgi E, Weber R and Deplazes P. (1999). High prevalence of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in swine with four genotypes that differ from those identified in humans. Parasitology 118, 447-453.

Cavaliero T, Arnold P, Mathis A, Glaus T, Hofmann-Lehmann R and Deplazes P (1999). Clinical, serologic and parasitologic follow-up after long-term allopurinol therapy of dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum. Veterinary Internal Medicine. 13, 330-334.

Deplazes P, Alther P, Tanner I, Thompson RCA and Eckert J (1999). Echinococcus multilocularis coproantigen detection by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in fox, dog, and cat populations. Journal of Parasitology 85, 115-121.

Eckert J and Deplazes P (1999). Alveolar echinococcosis in humans: The current situation in central Europe and the need for countermeasures. Parasitology Today 1, 315-319.

Hemphill A, Fuchs N, Sonda S and Hehl A (1999). The antigenic composition of Neospora caninum. International Journal for Parasitology 2, 1175-1188.

Hertzberg H, Schallig HDFH and Deplazes P (1999). Development of a protective immunity against Ostertagia leptospicularis in trickle-infected sheep and parallel changes of serum gastrin, pepsinogen and antibody levels. Veterinary Journal 157, 148-159.

Hiltpold A, Thomas RM and Köhler P (1999). Purification and characterization of recombinant pyruvate phosphate dikinase from Giardia. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 10, 157-169.

Ingold K, Bigler P, Thormann B, Cavaliero T, Gottstein B and Hemphill A. (1999). Efficacies of albendazole sulfoxide and albendazole sulfone against in vitro-cultivated Echinococcus multilocularis metacestodes. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 5, 1052-1061.

Mathis A, Breitenmoser AC and Deplazes P (1999). Detection of new Enterocytozoon genotypes in faecal samples of farm dogs and a cat. Parasite 6, 189-193.

Mathis A, Tanner I, Weber R and Deplazes P (1999). Genetic and phenotypic intraspecific variation in the microsporidian Encephalitozoon hellem. International Journal for Parasitology 29, 767-770.

Morgan U, Deplazes P, Forbes DA, Spano F, Hertzberg H, Sargent KD, Elliot A and Thompson RCA (1999). Sequence and PCR-RFLP analysis of the internal transcribed spacers of the rDNA repeat unit in isolates of Cryptosporidium from different hosts. Parasitology 118, 49-58.

Morgan U, Monis PT, Fayer, R, Deplazes P and Thompson RCA. (1999). Phylogenetic relationships among isolates of Cryptosporidium: Evidence for several new species . Journal of Parasitology 85, 1126-1133.

Morgan U, Xiao L, Fayer R, Graczyk T, Lal A, Deplazes P and Thompson RCA (1999). Phylogenetic analysis of Cryptosporidium isolates from captive reptiles using 18S rDNA sequence data and random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis. Journal of Parasitology 85, 525-530.

Müller M, Gutteridge W and Köhler P (1999). Hundred volumes of MBP. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 100, 1-3.

Ochs H, Mathis A and Deplazes P (1999). Single nucleotide variation in rDNA ITS-2 differentiates Psoroptes isolates from sheep and rabbits from the same geographical area. Parasitology 119, 419-424.

Poretti D, Felleisen E, Grimm F, Pfister M, Teuscher F, Zuercher C, Reichen J, and Gottstein B (1999). Differential immunodiagnosis between cystic hydatid desease and other cross-reactive pathologies. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 60, 193-198.

Pusterla A, Deplazes P, Braun U and Lutz H (1999). Serological evidence of infection with Ehrlichia spp. in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Switzerland. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 3, 1168-1169.

Sobottka I, Albrecht H, Visvesvara GS, Pieniazek J, Deplazes P, Schwartz DA, Laufs R and Elsner HA (1999). Inter- und intra-species karyotype variations among Microsporidia of the genus Encephalitozoon as determined by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 31, 555-558.


Ajioka JW, Boothroyd JC, Brunk BP, Hehl A, Hillier L, Manger ID, Marra M, Overton GC, Roos DS, Wan KL, Waterston R and Sibley LD (1998). Gene discovery by EST sequencing in Toxoplasma gondii reveals sequences restricted to the Apicomplexa. Genome Research 8, 18-28.

Ammann RW, Fleiner-Hoffmann A, Grimm F and Eckert J (1998). Long-term mebendazole therapy may be parasitocidal in alveolar echinococcosis. Journal of Hepatology 29, 994-998.

Boothroyd JC, Hehl AB, Knoll LJ and Manger ID (1998). The surface of Toxoplasma: more and less. International Journal for Parasitology 28, 3-9.

Deplazes P, Mathis A, van Saanen M, Iten A, Keller R, Tanner I, Glauser MP, Weber R and Canning EU (1998). Dual microsporidial infection due to Vittaforma corneae and Encephalitozoon hellem in a Patient with AIDS. Clinical Infectious Diseases 27, 1521-1524.

Deplazes P, Grimm F, Papaprodromou M, Cavaliero T, Gramiccia M, Christofi G, Economides P and Eckert J (1998). Canine leishmaniosis in Cyprus due to Leihmania infantum MON 1. Acta Tropica 71, 169-178.

Grimm F, Maly FE, Lü J and Llano R (1998). Analysis of specific immunoglobulin G subclass antibodies for serological diagnosis of Echinococcosis by a standard enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Clinical Diagnostics and Laboratory Immunology 5, 613-616.

Haller M, Deplazes P, Guscetti F, Sardinas JC, Reichler I and Eckert J (1998). Surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment of Alveolar Echinococcosis in a dog. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 34, 309-314.

Hehl AB and Manger ID (1998). Expressed sequence tag analysis of the bradyzoite stage of Toxoplasma gondii: identification of developmentally regulated genes. Infection and Immunity 66, 1632-1637.

Manger ID, Hehl AB and Boothroyd JC (1998). The surface of Toxoplasma tachyzoites is dominated by a family of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored antigens related to SAG1. Infection and Immunity 66, 2237-2244.

Morgan UM, Sargent KD, Deplazes P, Forbes DA, Spano F, Hertzberg H, Elliot A and Thompson RCA. (1998). Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium from various hosts. Parasitology 117, 31-37.

Pusterla N, Berger, Pusterla J, Deplazes P, Wolfensberger C, Müller W, Hörauf A, Reusch C and Lutz H (1998). Seroprevalence of Ehrlichia canis and of canine granulocytic Ehrlichia infection in dogs in Switzerland. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 36, 3460-3462.

Rinder H, Janitschke K, Aspöck H, Da Silva AJ, Deplazes P, Fedorko DP, Franzen C, Futh U, Hunger F, Lehmacher A, Meyer CG, Molina JM, Sandfort J, Weber R and Löscher T, The Diagnostic Multicenter Study Group on Microsporidian (1998). Blinded externally controlled multicenter evaluation of light microscopy and PCR for detection of Microsporidia in stool specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 36, 1814-1818.

Suter C, Mathis A, Hoop R and Deplazes P (1998). Encephalitozoon hellem infection in a yellow-streaked lory (Chalcopsitta scintillata) imported form Indonesia. Veterinary Record 143, 694-695.

Sydler T, Mathis A and Deplazes P (1998). Echinococcus multilocularis lesions in the livers of pigs kept outdoors in Switzerland. Europ. Journal of Veterinary Patholology 4, 43-46.


Braun U, Wild K, Merz M and Hertzberg H (1997). Percutaneous ultrasound guided abomasocentesis in cows. Veterinary Record 140, 599-602.

Eckert J and Thompson RCA (1997). Intraspecific variation of Echinococcus granulosus and related species with emphasis on their infectivity to humans. Acta Tropica 64, 19-34.

Katzwinkel-Wladarsch S, Deplazes P, Weber R, Löscher T and Rinder H (1997). Comparison of polymerase chain reaction with light micrsocopy for detection of Microsporidia in clinical specimens. European Journal of Clinical Microbiolgy & Infectious Diseases 16, 7-10.

Kock NP, Petersen H, Fenner T, Sobottka I, Schmetz C, Deplazes P, Pieniazek NJ, Albrecht H and Schottelius J (1997). Species-specific identification of Microsporidia in stool and intestinal biopsy specimens by the Polymerase Chain Reaction. European Journal of Clinical Microbiolgy and Infectious Diseases 16, 369-376.

Lawton P, Hemphill A, Deplazes P, Gottstein B and Sarciron ME (1997). Echinococcus multilocularis Metacestodes: Immunological and immunocytochemical analysis of the relationships between alkaline phosphatase and the Em2 antigen. Experimental Parasitology 87, 142-149.

Mathis A, Michel K, Kuster H, Müller C, Weber R and Deplazes P (1997). Two Encephalitozoon cuniculi strains of human origin are infectious to rabbits. Parasitology 114, 29-35.

Mathis A, Weber R, Kuster H and Speich R (1997). Simplified sample processing combined with a sensitive one-tube nested PCR assay for detection of Pneumocystis carinii in respiratory specimens. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 35, 1691-1695.

Papanastasiou P, Bruderer T, Li Y, Bommeli C and Köhler P (1997). Primary structure and biochemical properties of a variant-specific surface protein of Giardia. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 86, 13-27.

Papanastasiou P, McConville MJ, Ralton J and Köhler P (1997). The variant-specific surface protein of Giardia VSP4A1 is a glycosylated and palmitoylated protein. Biochemical Journal 322, 49-56.

Thomas C, Finn M, Twigg L, Deplazes P and Thompson RCA (1997). Microsporidia (Encephalitozoon cuniculi) in wild rabbits in Australia. Australian Veterinary Journal 75, 808-810.

Weber R, Deplazes P, Flepp P, Mathis A, Baumann R, Sauer B, Kuster H and Lüthy R (1997). Cerebral microsporidiosis due to Encephalitozoon cuniculi in a patient with human immunodefciciency virus infection. New England Journal of Medicine 336, 474-478.

Wunderlin E, Wild P and Eckert J (1997). Comparative reproduction of Cryptosporidium baileyi in embryonated eggs and in chickens. Parasitology Research 83, 712-715.