Bapat A, Nickel B, Bray T.J.P, Abbasi M, Stone N.R.H. Case report: Gnathostomiasis acquired in Costa Rica in a returning traveler to the United Kingdom. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2022(in press). DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-1215

2022
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PubMed (35130483)

Hoermann J, Kuenzli E, Schaefer C, Paris D.H, Bühler S, Odermatt P, Sayasone S, Neumayr A, Nickel B. Performance of a rapid immuno-chromatographic test (Schistosoma ICT IgG-IgM) for detecting Schistosoma-specific antibodies in sera of endemic and non-endemic populations. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16(5):e0010463. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010463

2022
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PubMed (35622871)
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Carnino L, Schwob J.M, Gétaz L, Nickel B, Neumayr A, Eperon G. A practical approach to screening for Strongyloides stercoralis. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2021;6(4):203. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed6040203

2021
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PubMed (34941659)
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Frickmann H, Loderstädt U, Nickel B, Poppert S, Odermatt P, Sayasone S, Van Esbroeck M, Micalessi I, Cnops L, Adisakwattana P, Leboulle G, Landt O, Thye T, Tannich E. Low sensitivity of real time PCRs targeting retrotransposon sequences for the detection of Schistosoma japonicum complex DNA in human serum. Pathogens. 2021;10(8):1067. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens10081067

2021
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PubMed (34451531)
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Hoekstra P.T, Chernet A, de Dood C.J, Brienen E.A.T, Corstjens P.L.A.M, Labhardt N.D, Nickel B, Wammes L, van Dam G.J, Neumayr A, van Lieshout L. Sensitive diagnosis and post-treatment follow-up of Schistosoma mansoni infections in 2 asymptomatic Eritrean refugees by Circulating Anodic Antigen (CAA) detection and PCR. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;106(4):1240-1246. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.21-0803

2021
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PubMed (35226879)
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Niederhauser C, Tinguely C, Dreier J, Vollmer T, Marti H, Nickel B, Klemens J.M, Warnecke J.M, Gowland P. Comparison of a new IgG-EIA for the detection of anti-plasmodium antibodies with two currently used assays. Transfus Med Hemother. 2021;48(5):265-271. DOI: 10.1159/000515842

2021
Journal Article
PubMed (34803570)
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Roure S, Fernández-Rivas G, Ruf M.T, Grau-López L, Guarro L, Matas L, Nickel B, Valerio L. A cluster of travelers with headache and a hidden travel companion, Angiostrongylus cantonensis: a diagnostic challenge. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2021;44:102187. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2021.102187

2021
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PubMed (34688893)

Tanida K, Balczun C, Hahn A, Veit A, Nickel B, Poppert S, Scheid P.L, Hagen R.M, Frickmann H, Loderstädt U, Tannich E. Comparison of three in-house real PCR assays targeting kinetoplast DNA, the small subunit ribosomal RNA gene and the glucose-6-phosphate isomerase gene for the detection of Leishmania spp. in human serum. Pathogens. 2021;10(7):826. DOI: 10.3390/pathogens10070826

2021
Journal Article
PubMed (34209257)
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Chankongsin S, Wampfler R, Ruf M.T, Odermatt P, Marti H, Nickel B, Keoluangkhot V, Neumayr A. Strongyloides stercoralis prevalence and diagnostics in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Infect Dis Poverty. 2020;9:133. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-020-00750-y

2020
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PubMed (32958071)
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Marti H, Halbeisen S, Bausch K, Nickel B, Neumayr A. Specificity of the POC-CCA urine test for diagnosing S. mansoni schistosomiasis. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2020;33:101473. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2019.101473

2020
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PubMed (31505266)

Mudji J, Blum A, Grize L, Wampfler R, Ruf M.T, Cnops L, Nickel B, Burri C, Blum J. Gambiense human African trypanosomiasis sequelae after treatment: a follow-up study 12 years after treatment. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2020;5(1):10. DOI: 10.3390/tropicalmed5010010

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (31940846)
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Muigg V, Seth-Smith H.M.B, Goldenberger D, Egli A, Nickel B, Durig R, Kuenzli E, Hinic V, Neumayr A. Tick-borne relapsing fever caused by Borrelia persica in traveler to Central Asia, 2019. Emerg Infect Dis. 2020;26(4):824-826. DOI: 10.3201/2604.191771

2020
Journal Item
PubMed (32187006)

Noordin R, Khanbabaie S, Hafiznur Yunus M, Marti H, Nickel B, Fasihi Harandi M, Nasibi S. Evaluation of the diagnostic performance of recombinant antigen B1 for detection of cystic echinococcosis using lateral flow dipstick test. Iran J Parasitol. 2020;15(3):290-298. DOI: 10.18502/ijpa.v15i3.4191

2020
Journal Article
PubMed (33082792)
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Brummaier T, Bertschy S, Arn K, Treumann T, Ruf M.T, Nickel B, Paris D.H, Neumayr A, Blum J. A blind passenger: a rare case of documented seroconversion in an Angiostrongylus cantonensis induced eosinophilic meningitis in a traveler visiting friends and relatives. Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines. 2019;5:6. DOI: 10.1186/s40794-019-0084-x

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31016026)
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Neumayr A, Chernet A, Sydow V, Kling K, Künzli E, Marti H, Paris D.H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D. Performance of the point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen (POC-CCA) urine cassette test for follow-up after treatment of S. mansoni infection in Eritrean refugees. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019;28:59-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.09.004

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (30236539)

Sah R, Gupta N, Chatterji P, Krishan S, Aggarwal M, Sood N, Neupane S, Sah S, Sah R, Poppert S, Ruf M.T, Nickel B, Neumayr A. Case report: paragonimiasis presenting with pericardial tamponade. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019;101(1):62-64. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.19-0018

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31094314)

Staehelin C, Chernet A, Sydow V, Piso R.J, Suter-Riniker F, Funez S, Nickel B, Paris D.H, Labhardt N.D. Seroprotection rates of vaccine-preventable diseases among newly arrived Eritrean asylum seekers in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. J Travel Med. 2019;26(6):taz035. DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taz035

2019
Journal Article
PubMed (31094415)

Chernet A, Neumayr A, Hatz C, Kling K, Sydow V, Rentsch K, Utzinger J, Probst-Hensch N, Marti H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D. Spectrum of infectious diseases among newly arrived Eritrean refugees in Switzerland: a cross-sectional study. Int J Public Health. 2018;63(2):233-239. DOI: 10.1007/s00038-017-1034-x

2018
Journal Article
PubMed (28924741)

Amelio P, Portevin D, Reither K, Mhimbira F, Mpina M, Tumbo A, Nickel B, Marti H, Knopp S, Ding S, Penn-Nicholson A, Darboe F, Ohmiti K, Scriba T.J, Pantaleo G, Daubenberger C, Perreau M. Mixed Th1 and Th2 Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific CD4 T cell responses in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis from Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11(7):e0005817. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005817

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28759590)
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Benoit T, Majer S, Nickel B, Traichel B. Schwere Eosinophilie. Swiss Med Forum. 2017;17(8):201-204

2017
Journal Article

Benoit T, Majera S, Nickel B, Traichela B. Eine hierzulande eher ungewöhnliche Ursache! Schwere Eosinophilie. Swiss Med Forum. 2017;17(8):201-204

2017
Journal Article

Chernet A, Hensch N.P, Kling K, Sydow V, Hatz C, Paris D.H, Rentsch K, Nickel B, Neumayr A, Labhardt N.D. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and intramuscular vitamin D3 supplementation among Eritrean migrants recently arrived in Switzerland. Swiss Med Wkly. 2017;147:w14568. DOI: 10.4414/smw.2017.14568

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (29282703)
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Chernet A, Kling K, Sydow V, Künzli E, Hatz C, Utzinger J, van Lieshout L, Marti H, Nickel B, Labhardt N.D, Neumayr A. Accuracy of diagnostic tests for Schistosoma mansoni infection in asymptomatic Eritrean refugees: serology and POC-CCA against stool microscopy. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65(4):568-574. DOI: 10.1093/cid/cix366

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28430889)

Nguyen Y, Rossi B, Argy N, Baker C, Nickel B, Marti H, Zarrouk V, Houze S, Fantin B, Lefort A. Autochthonous case of eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis, France, 2016. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017;23(6):1045-1046. DOI: 10.3201/eid2306.161999

2017
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PubMed (28518042)

Vonghachack Y, Sayasone S, Khieu V, Bergquist R, van Dam G.J, Hoekstra P.T, Corstjens P.L.A.M, Nickel B, Marti H, Utzinger J, Muth S, Odermatt P. Comparison of novel and standard diagnostic tools for the detection of Schistosoma mekongi infection in Lao People's Democratic Republic and Cambodia. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017;6:127. DOI: 10.1186/s40249-017-0335-x

2017
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PubMed (28793922)
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Ampah K.A, Nickel B, Asare P, Ross A, De-Graft D, Kerber S, Spallek R, Singh M, Pluschke G, Yeboah-Manu D, Röltgen K. A sero-epidemiological approach to explore transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10:e0004387. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004387

2016
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PubMed (26808978)
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Boelaert M, NIDIAG Consortium. Clinical research on neglected tropical diseases: challenges and solutions. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(11):e0004853. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004853

2016
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PubMed (27812095)
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Cornaglia J, Jean M, Bertrand K, Aumaitre H, Roy M, Nickel B. Gnathostomiasis in Brazil: an emerging disease with a challenging diagnosis. J Travel Med. 2016;24(1):taw074. DOI: 10.1093/jtm/taw074

2016
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PubMed (27799501)

Neumayr A, Ollague J, Bravo F, Gotuzzo E, Jimenez P, Norton S, Doanh P.N, Nawa Y, Horii Y, Nickel B, Marti H. Cross-reactivity pattern of Asian and American human gnathostomiasis in western blot assays using crude antigens prepared from Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma binucleatum third-stage larvae. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016;95(2):413-416. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0176

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (27325806)

Becker S.L, Piraisoody N, Kramme S, Marti H, Silué K.D, Panning M, Nickel B, Kern W.V, Herrmann M, Hatz C.F, N'Goran E.K, Utzinger J, von Müller L. Real-time PCR for detection of Strongyloides stercoralis in human stool samples from Côte d'Ivoire: diagnostic accuracy, inter-laboratory comparison and patterns of hookworm co-infection. Acta Trop. 2015;150:210-217. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.07.019

2015
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PubMed (26215130)

Nickel B, Sayasone S, Vonghachack Y, Odermatt P, Marti H. Schistosoma mansoni antigen detects Schistosoma mekongi infection. Acta Trop. 2015;141(Pt B):310-314. DOI: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.08.001

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (25116398)

Nickel B, Ahmarani F, Pittet A, List C, Mäser P, Marti H. Evaluation of synthetic peptides from the K39-sequence for diagnostics of visceral leishmaniasis. Trop Med Int Health, 2013;18(Suppl. 1):138

2013
Conference Paper

Daubenberger C.A, Nickel B, Ciatto C, Grütter M.G, Pöltl-Frank F, Rossi L, Siegler U, Robinson J, Kashala O, Patarroyo M, Pluschke G. Amino acid dimorphism and parasite immune evasion: cellular immune responses to a promiscuous epitope of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface protein 1 displaying dimorphic amino acid polymorphism are highly constrained. Eur J Immunol. 2002;32(12):3667-3677

2002
Journal Article
PubMed (12516559)

Kashala O, Amador R, Valero V.M, Moreno A, Barbosa A, Nickel B, Daubenberger C.A, Guzman F, Pluschke G, Patarroyo M.E. Safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of new formulations of the Plasmodium falciparum malaria peptide SPf66 combined with the immunological adjuvant QS-21. Vaccine. 2002;20(17-18):2263-2277

2002
Journal Article
PubMed (12009282)

Daubenberger C.A, Nickel B, Hübner B, Siegler U, Meini E, Pluschke G. Herpesvirus saimiri transformed T cells and peripheral blood mononuclear cells restimulate idential antigen-specific human T cell clones. J Immunol Methods. 2001;254(1-2):99-108

2001
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PubMed (11406156)

Nickel Beatrice. Human T cell responses to a semi-conserved sequence of the malaria vaccine candidate antigen MSP-1. Basel: Univ. Basel, 2001. PhD Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science DOI: 10.5451/unibas-002406200

2001
Thesis
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Kaminsky R, Nickel B, Holy A. Arrest of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and T. brucei brucei in the S-phase of the cell cycle by (S)-9-(3-hydroxy-2-phosphonylmethoxypropyl)adenine ((S)-HPMPA). Mol Biochem Parasitol. 1998;93(1):91-100

1998
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PubMed (9662031)