Bolz M, Ruf M.T. Buruli ulcer in animals and experimental infection models. In: Pluschke G,Röltgen K, eds. Buruli ulcer: , 159-182. Cham: Springer, 2019. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4_9

2019
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Ruf M.T, Steffen C, Bolz M, Schmid P, Pluschke G. Infiltrating leukocytes surround early Buruli ulcer lesions, but are unable to reach the mycolactone producing mycobacteria. Virulence. 2017;8(8):1918-1926. DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2017.1370530

2017
Journal Article
PubMed (28873327)

Bieri R, Bolz M, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G. Interferon-gamma is a crucial activator of early host immune defense against Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in mice. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(2):e0004450. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004450

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (26863011)
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Bolz M, Bénard A, Dreyer A.M, Kerber S, Vettiger A, Oehlmann W, Singh M, Duthie M.S, Pluschke G. Vaccination with the surface proteins MUL_2232 and MUL_3720 of Mycobacterium ulcerans induces antibodies but fails to provide protection against Buruli ulcer. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(2):e0004431. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004431

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (26849213)
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Bolz M, Ruggli N, Borel N, Pluschke G, Ruf M.T. Local cellular immune responses and pathogenesis of Buruli ulcer lesions in the experimental Mycobacterium ulcerans pig infection model. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(4):e0004678. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004678

2016
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PubMed (27128097)
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Ruf M.T, Bolz M, Vogel M, Bayi P.F, Bratschi M.W, Sopho G.E, Yeboah-Manu D, Um Boock A, Junghanss T, Pluschke G. Spatial distribution of Mycobacterium ulcerans in Buruli ulcer lesions: implications for laboratory diagnosis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(6):e0004767. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004767

2016
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PubMed (27253422)
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Vogel M, Bayi P.F, Ruf M.T, Bratschi M.W, Bolz M, Um Boock A, Zwahlen M, Pluschke G, Junghanss T. Local heat application for the treatment of Buruli ulcer: results of a phase II open label single center non comparative clinical trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;62(3):342-350. DOI: 10.1093/cid/civ883

2016
Journal Article
PubMed (26486698)

Andreoli A, Bratschi M.W, Bolz M, Minyem J.C, Grize L, Wantong F.G, Kerber S, Tabah E.N, Ruf M.T, Mou F, Noumen D, Boock A.U, Pluschke G. Epidemiology of Buruli ulcer in the Mape Dam region of Cameroon: a longitudinal study. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):245. Abstracts of the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 6-10 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

2015
Conference Paper

Bolz M, Bratschi M.W, Kerber S, Minyem J.C, Um Boock A, Vogel M, Bayi P.F, Junghanss T, Brites D, Harris S.R, Parkhill J, Pluschke G, Lamelas Cabello A. Locally confined clonal complexes of Mycobacterium ulcerans in two Buruli ulcer endemic regions of Cameroon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015;9(6):e0003802. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003802

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (26046531)
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Bolz M, Kerber S, Zimmer G, Pluschke G. Use of recombinant virus replicon particles for vaccination against Mycobacterium ulcerans disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015;9(8):e0004011. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004011

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (26275222)
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Bolz M, Ruggli N, Ruf M.T, Ricklin M.E, Zimmer G, Pluschke G. Experimental infection of the pig with Mycobacterium ulcerans: a novel model for studying the pathogenesis of Buruli ulcer disease. Trop Med Int Health, 2015;20(Suppl. 1):240. Abstracts of the 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health, 6-10 September 2015, Basel, Switzerland

2015
Conference Paper

Bolz M. Prospects for the development of a subunit vaccine against Mycobacterium ulcerans diseases (Buruli ulcer). Basel: Univ. Basel, 2015. PhD Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Science

2015
Thesis
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Dreyer A, Röltgen K, Dangy J.P, Ruf M.T, Scherr N, Bolz M, Tobias N.J, Moes C, Vettiger A, Stinear T.P, Pluschke G. Identification of the Mycobacterium ulcerans protein MUL_3720 as a promising target for the development of a diagnostic test for Buruli ulcer. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015;9(2):e0003477. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003477

2015
Journal Article
PubMed (25668636)
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Bolz M, Ruggli N, Ruf M.T, Ricklin M.E, Zimmer G, Pluschke G. Experimental infection of the pig with Mycobacterium ulcerans: a novel model for studying the pathogenesis of Buruli ulcer disease. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014;8(7):e2968. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002968

2014
Journal Article
PubMed (25010421)
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Bratschi M.W, Bolz M, Grize L, Kerber S, Minyem J.C, Um Boock A, Yeboah-Manu D, Ruf M.T, Pluschke G. Primary cultivation: factors affecting contamination and Mycobacterium ulcerans growth after long turnover time of clinical specimens. BMC Infect Dis. 2014;14:636. DOI: 10.1186/s12879-014-0636-7

2014
Journal Article
PubMed (25433390)
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Röltgen K, Bratschi M.W, Ross A, Aboagye S.Y, Ampah K.A, Bolz M, Andreoli A, Pritchard J, Minyem J.C, Noumen D, Koka E, Um Boock A, Yeboah-Manu D, Pluschke G. Late onset of the serological response against the 18 kDa small heat shock protein of Mycobacterium ulcerans in children. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014;8(5):e2904. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002904

2014
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PubMed (24853088)
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Bratschi M.W, Bolz M, Minyem J.C, Grize L, Wantong F.G, Kerber S, Njih Tabah E, Ruf M.T, Mou F, Noumen D, Um Boock A, Pluschke G. Geographic distribution, age pattern and sites of lesions in a cohort of Buruli ulcer patients from the mape basin of cameroon. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(6):e2252. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002252

2013
Journal Article
PubMed (23785529)
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Bratschi M.W, Njih Tabah E, Bolz M, Stucki D, Borrell S, Gagneux S, Noumen-Djeunga B, Junghanss T, Um Boock A, Pluschke G. A case of cutaneous tuberculosis in a Buruli ulcer-endemic area. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(8):e1751. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001751

2012
Journal Article
PubMed (22953005)
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Tamborrini M, Bauer M, Bolz M, Maho A, Oberli M.A, Werz D.B, Schelling E, Zinsstag J, Seeberger P.H, Frey J, Pluschke G. Identification of an African Bacillus anthracis lineage that lacks expression of the spore surface associated anthrose containing oligosaccharide. J Bacteriol. 2011;193(14):3506-3511. DOI: 10.1128/JB.00078-11

2011
Journal Article
PubMed (21571994)

Bolz Miriam. Local immune responses in Buruli ulcer patients. Basel: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, 2010. MSc Thesis

2010
Thesis