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Abteilungen für Veterinärbakteriologie und Geflügel- und Kaninchenkrankheiten

Publikationen 2021

Abteilung Veterinärbakteriologie

Divari, S., Danelli, M., Pregel, P., Ghielmetti, G., Borel, N., Bollo, E. (2021). Biomolecular investigation of Bartonella spp. in wild rodents of two Swiss regions. Pathogens 10, 1331.

García-Martín, A.B., Schmitt, S., Zeeh, F., Perreten, V. (2021). Complete circular genome sequences of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae isolates of the four different sequence types causing swine dysentery in Switzerland. Microbiol Resour Announc. 30;10(39):e0084721. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00847-21

Keller, S., Kleiner, L., Ghielmetti, G., Kipar, A., Tahas, S.A. (2021). Candida steatolytica causing systemic candidiasis in a group of African spurred tortoises (Centrochelys sulcata). Veterinary Record Case Reports e89.

Ghielmetti, G., Friedel, U., Hilbe, M., Menegatti, C., Bacciarini, L., Stephan, R., Bloemberg, G.(2021). Mycobacterial infections in wild boars (Sus scrofa) from southern Switzerland: Diagnostic improvements, epidemiological situation and zoonotic potential. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 68, 573-586.

Ghielmetti, G., Kupca, A.M., Hanczaruk, M., Friedel, U., Greber, N., Weinberger, H., Revilla-Fernández, S., Hofer, E., Riehm, J.M., Stephan, R., Glawischnig, W.(2021). Mycobacterium microti Infections in Free-Ranging Red Deers (Cervus elaphus). Emerging Infectious Diseases 27(8):2025-2032. doi: 10.3201/eid2708.210634.

Ghielmetti, G., Landolt, P., Friedel, U., MorachM., Hartnack, S., Stephan, R., Schmitt, S. (2021). Evaluation of Three Commercial Interferon-γ Assays in a Bovine Tuberculosis Free Population. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 8:682466. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2021.682466.

Ghielmetti, G., Rosato, G., Trovato, A., Friedel, U., Kirchgaessner, C., Perroulaz, C., Pendl, W., Figi, R., Schulthess, B., Bloemberg, G., Keller, P.M., Stephan, R., Tortoli, E. (2021). Mycobacterium helveticum sp. nov., a novel slowly growing mycobacterial species associated with granulomatous lesions in adult swine. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 71(1). doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.004615.

Ghielmetti, G., Schmitt, S., Friedel, U., Guscetti, F., Walser-Reinhardt, L. (2021). Unusual presentation of feline leprosy caused by Mycobacterium lepraemurium in the alpine region. Pathogens 10,687.

Hahn, K., Veiga, I.B., Schediwy, M., Wiederkehr, D., Meniri, M., Schneeberger, M., Rüegg-van den Broek , P., Gurtner, C., Fasel, N.J., Kittl, S., Fredriksson-Ahomaa, M., Schmitt, S., Stokar-Regenscheit, N. (2021). Yersinia pseudotuberculosis serotype O:1 infection in a captive Seba’s short tailed-fruit bat (Carollia perspicillata) colony in Switzerland. BMC Veterinary Research 17:92.

Klopfstein, M., A. Leyer, A., Berchtold, B., Torgerson, P.R., Meylan, M. (2021). Limitations in the implementation of control measures for bovine paratuberculosis in infected Swiss dairy and beef herds. PLoS ONE 16(2):e0245836.

Peterhans, S., Grest, P., Friedel, U., Roosje, P., Ghielmetti, G. (2021). Highly resistant Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus infection in a Swiss cat. Veterinary Record Case Reports e153.

Peterhans, S., Stevens, M.A., Cernela, N., Sidler, X., Stephan, R., Scherrer, S. (2021). Draft genome sequences of two clinical Actinobacillus pleuropneumonie serotype 19 strains from pigs in Switzerland. Microbiology Resource Announcements 10(34):e0058821. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00588-21.

Scherrer, S., Stephan, R. (2021). Novel multiplex TaqMan assay for differentiation of the four major pathogenic Brachyspira species in swine. MicrobiologyOpen, 10:e1169.

Schlicher, J., Schmitt, S., Stevens, M.J.A., Stephan, R., Ghielmetti, G. (2021). Molecular characterization of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis isolated over a 15-year period in Switzerland. Veterinary Science 8, 151.

Veronesi, R., Morach, M., Hübschke, E., Bachofen, C., Stephan, R., Nüesch-Inderbinen, M. (2021). Seroprevalence of hepatitis E virus in dogs in Switzerland. Zoonoses and Public Health 68,8–11.

Wambui, J., Ghielmetti, G., Morach, M., Hochreutener, M., Stephan, R. (2021). Detection of psychrophilic Clostridium spp. in fecal samples from cattle of different ages sampled at the slaughterhouse level. Journal of Food Protection 84(1), 58-62. doi: 10.4315/JFP-20-259

Zeeh, F., Arnold, M., Schmitt, S., Collaud, A., Rossano, A., Rademacher, F., Schüpbach-Regula, G., Masserey, Y., Nathues, H., Perreten, V. (2021). Low occurrence of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in Swiss pig herds with diarrhoea. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilunde, 163, 595–599.



Abteilung Geflügel- und Kaninchenkrankheiten

Albini, S. (2021). Sind meine Hühner krank. UFA Revue 34.

Albini, S. (2021). Salmonellen in Umweltproben, in Geflügelfleisch und beim Menschen. Informationen zu Salmonellen finden – leicht gemacht. Schweizer Geflügelzeitung, 1, 12-13.

Ciuria, S., Brouwer, M.S.M., de Gier, M.M., van Zeeland, Y., Bossers, A., Prähauser, B., Schädler, J., Hatt, J.-M., Heijne, M., Borel, N. (2021). Chlamydia caviae in Swiss and Dutch Guinea Pigs - Occurrence and Genetic Diversity. Pathogens 10, 1230.

Horlbog, J., Stephan, R., Stevens, M., Overesch, G., Kittl, S., Napoleoni, M., Silenzi, V., Nüesch-Inderbinen, M., Albini, S. (2021). Feedborne Salmonella enterica serovar Jerusalem outbreak in different organic poultry flocks in Switzerland and Italy linked to soya expeller. Microorganisms 9,1367.

Jung, C.A., Torgerson, P.P., Bolt, R., Grimm, F., Schädler, J., Albini, S., Liesegang, A. (2021). Alternatives to robenidine to control gastrointestinal disorders of weaner rabbits in the field. Veterinary and Animal Science 13, 100179.

Meier, S.M., Kottwitz, J., Bossard, D.A., Keller Lang, D.I., Schneeberger, M., Sigrist, B., Albini, S. (2021).Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection by geese to human transmission. BMJ Case Reports 14:e240073. doi:10.1136/bcr-2020-240073.

Meier, S.M., Kreyenbühl, K., Hüssy, D., Grund, C., Albini, S.(2021). Geflügelmedizin: Was ist Ihre Diagnose? Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 163(2),153-156. doi: 10.17236/sat00291.

Schwarz, J., Schädler, J., Albini, S., Peter-Egli, J., Probst, S., Schüpbach-Regula, G., Wiederkehr, D. (2021). Gesundheit, Leistung und Medikamenteneinsatz in der professionellen Schweizer Fleischkaninchenproduktion. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 163, 623–634.

Sigrist, B., Geers, J., Albini, S., Rubbenstroth, D., Wolfrum, N. (2021). A new multiplex real-time RT-PCR for simultaneous detection and differentiation of avian bornaviruses. Viruses, 13(7), 1358.

Stalder, S., Marti, H., Borel, N., Vogler, B.R., Pesch, T., Prähauser, B., Wencel, P., Laroucau, K., Albini, S.(2021). Falcons from the United Arab Emirates infected with Chlamydia psittaci/C. abortus intermediates specified as Chlamydia buteonis by PCR. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 35:333–340.

Stalder, S., Vogler, B.R., Ammer, H., Sinniger, M., Albini, S.(2021). Post-mortem findings of secondary brodifacoum poisoning in a kestrel (Falco tinnunculus). Veterinary Record Case Reports 9:e194.

Vogler, B.R., Zurfluh, K., Mattmann, P., Schmitt, K., Albini, S. (2021). Low occurrence of Salmonella spp. in wild birds from a Swiss rehabilitation centre. Veterinary Record Open 8:e17.




Steiner, J.C. Contamination of medical devices with bacteria and environmental fungi in veterinary clinics and practices.



Grosjean, S.E. (2021). Generation of a stable virus-like particle expressing chicken cell line and comparison of two promoters. (Dr. med. vet.)

Schlicher, J. (2021). Molecular characterization of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis isolated over a 15-year period in Switzerland. (Dr. med. vet.)



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