Clinical Immunology


Selected Publications 2011-2013:

 ·      Bigler C, Hopfer H, Danner D, Schaller M, Mihatsch M, Trendelenburg M. Anti-C1q autoantibodies do not correlate with the occurrence or severity of experimental lupus nephritis. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2011; 26: 1220-1228.

·      Osthoff M, Katan M, Fluri F, Schuetz P, Bingisser R, Kappos L, Steck A, Engelter ST, Müller B, Christ-Crain M, Trendelenburg M. Functional deficiency of mannose-binding lectin is associated with smaller infarction volume and favorable outcome in ischemic stroke patients. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(6): e21338.

·      Koenig K, Groeschel I, Perinova SS, Tesar V, Eisenberger U, Trendelenburg M. Serum cytokine profile in patients with active lupus nephritis. Cytokine 2012; 60: 410-416.

·      Vanhecke D, Roumenina LT, Wan H, Schaller M, Osthoff M, Trendelenburg M. Identification of a major linear C1q epitope allows the detection of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus associated anti-C1q auto-antibodies using a specific and sensitive peptide-based assay. Arthritis Rheum 2012; 64: 3706-3714.

·      Egli A, Schäfer J, Osthoff M, Thiel S, Mikkelsen C, Rauch A, Hirsch HH, Bucher H, Young J, Jensenius J, Battegay M, Trendelenburg M and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Low levels of mannan-binding lectin or ficolins are not associated with an increased risk of Cytomegalovirus disease in HIV-infected patients – a case-control study nested within the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. PLoS One 2013; 8(1): e51983.