Publications published by (former) members of the research group on ticks and tick-borne microorganisms:

    1. Schötta, A.-M.; Stelzer, T.; Stanek, G.; Stockinger, H.; Wijnveld, M. Bacteria and protozoa with pathogenic potential in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Viennese recreational areas. Wien. Klin. Wochenschr. 2022,
    2. Strobl, J.; Mündler, V.; Müller, S.; Gindl, A.; Berent, S.; Schötta, A.M.; Kleissl, L.; Staud, C.; Redl, A.; Unterluggauer, L.; et al. Tick feeding modulates the human skin immune landscape to facilitate tick-borne pathogen transmission. J. Clin. Invest. 2022, 132,
    3. Gindl, A.; Schötta, A.M.; Berent, S.; Markowicz, M.; Stockinger, H.; Thalhammer, F.; Stary, G.; Strobl, J. Persistent Lyme disease with cutaneous Borrelia biofilm formation. Br. J. Dermatol. 2022, 186, 1041–1043,
    4. Wijnveld, M.; Schötta, A.; Stelzer, T.; Duscher, G.; Leschnik, M.; Stockinger, H.; Lindgren, P.; Stanek, G. Novel Protozoans in Austria Revealed through the Use of Dogs as Sentinels for Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens. Microorganisms 2021, 9, 1392,
    5. Markowicz, M.; Schötta, A.-M.; Höss, D.; Kundi, M.; Schray, C.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. Infections with Tickborne Pathogens after Tick Bite, Austria, 2015–2018. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2021, 27, 1048–1056,
    6. Markowicz, M.; Schötta, A.M.; Penatzer, F.; Matscheko, C.; Stanek, G.; Stockinger, H.; Riedler, J. Isolation of francisella tularensis from skin ulcer after a tick bite, austria, 2020. Microorganisms 2021, 9, 9–12,
    7. Tobudic, S.; Burgmann, H.; Stanek, G.; Winkler, S.; Schötta, A.; Obermüller, M.; Markowicz, M.; Lagler, H. Human Borrelia miyamotoi Infection, Austria. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2020, 26, 2201–2204,
    8. Apostolovic, D.; Mihailovic, J.; Commins, S.P.; Wijnveld, M.; Kazimirova, M.; Starkhammar, M.; Stockinger, H.; Platts‐Mills, T.A.E.; Cirkovic Velickovic, T.; Hamsten, C.; et al. Allergenomics of the tick Ixodes ricinus reveals important α-Gal–carrying IgE-binding proteins in red meat allergy. Allergy Eur. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 2020, 75, 217–220,
    9. Markowicz, M.; Schötta, A.-M.; Wijnveld, M.; Stanek, G. Lyme Borreliosis with Scalp Eschar Mimicking Rickettsial Infection, Austria. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2020, 26, 2193–2195,
    10. Schötta, A.-M.; Wijnveld, M.; Höss, D.; Stanek, G.; Stockinger, H.; Markowicz, M. Identification and Characterization of “Candidatus Rickettsia Thierseensis”, a Novel Spotted Fever Group Rickettsia Species Detected in Austria. Microorganisms 2020, 8, 1670,
    11. Hornok, S.; Sándor, A.D.; Földvári, G.; Ionică, A.M.; Silaghi, C.; Takács, N.; Schötta, A.; Wijnveld, M. First broad-range molecular screening of tick-borne pathogens in Ixodes (Pholeoixodes) kaiseri, with special emphasis on piroplasms. Acta Vet. Hung. 2020, 68, 30–33,
    12. Reiter, M.; Stelzer, T.; Schötta, A.M.; Markowicz, M.; Leschnik, M.; Harsch, A.; Reiß, E.; Kneusel, R.E.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. Glycerophosphodiester Phosphodiesterase Identified as Non-Reliable Serological Marker for Borrelia miyamotoi Disease. Microorganisms 2020, 8, 1846,
    13. Ullah, H.; Kontschán, J.; Takács, N.; Wijnveld, M.; Schötta, A.; Boldogh, S.A.; Sándor, A.D.; Szekeres, S.; Görföl, T.; Rasheed, S.B.; et al. A new Rickettsia honei-related genotype, two novel soft tick haplotypes and first records of three mite species associated with bats in Pakistan. Syst. Appl. Acarol. 2019, 24, 2106–2118,
    14. Olivieri, E.; Wijnveld, M.; Bonga, M.; Berger, L.; Manfredi, M.T.; Veronesi, F.; Jongejan, F. Transmission of Rickettsia raoultii and Rickettsia massiliae DNA by Dermacentor reticulatus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) ticks during artificial feeding. Parasit. Vectors 2018, 11, 494,
    15. Markowicz, M.; Schötta, A.M.; Kundi, M.; Bogovič, P.; Ogrinc, K.; Strle, F.; Stanek, G. CXCL13 concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis and other neurological disorders determined by Luminex and ELISA. Ticks Tick. Borne. Dis. 2018, 9, 1137–1142,
    16. Duscher, G.G.; Hodžić, A.; Hufnagl, P.; Wille-Piazzai, W.; Schötta, A.M.; Markowicz, M.A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Stanek, G.; Allerberger, F. Adult Hyalomma marginatum tick positive for Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Austria, October 2018. Eurosurveillance 2018, 23, 1–3,
    17. Schötta, A.-M.; Wijnveld, M.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. Approaches for Reverse Line Blot-Based Detection of Microbial Pathogens in Ixodes ricinus Ticks Collected in Austria and Impact of the Chosen Method. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2017, 83, e00489-17,
    18. Reiter, M.; Knecht, C.; Müller, A.; Schötta, A.-M.; Leschnik, M.; Wijnveld, M.; Weissenböck, H.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G.; Sipos, W. The domestic pig as a potential model for Borrelia skin infection. Ticks Tick. Borne. Dis. 2017, 8, 300–308,
    19. Markowicz, M.; Schötta, A.M.; Wijnveld, M.; Stanek, G. Human granulocytic anaplasmosis acquired in Connecticut, USA, diagnosed in Vienna, Austria, 2015. Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2016, 84, 347–349,
    20. Wijnveld, M.; Schötta, A.-M.; Pintér, A.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. Novel Rickettsia raoultii strain isolated and propagated from Austrian Dermacentor reticulatus ticks. Parasit. Vectors 2016, 9, 567,
    21. Müller, A.; Reiter, M.; Schötta, A.M.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. Detection of Bartonella spp. in Ixodes ricinus ticks and Bartonella seroprevalence in human populations. Ticks Tick. Borne. Dis. 2016, 7, 763–767,
    22. Harrison, N.; Burgmann, H.; Forstner, C.; Ramharter, M.; Széll, M.; Schötta, A.M.; Stanek, G.; Markowicz, M. Molecular diagnosis of African tick bite fever using eschar swabs in a traveller returning from Tanzania. Wien. Klin. Wochenschr. 2016, 128, 602–605,
    23. Reiter, M.; Schötta, A.-M.M.; Müller, A.; Stockinger, H.; Stanek, G. A newly established real-time PCR for detection of Borrelia miyamotoi in Ixodes ricinus ticks. Ticks Tick. Borne. Dis. 2015, 6, 303–308,
    24. Markowicz, M.; Ladstätter, S.; Schötta, A.M.; Reiter, M.; Pomberger, G.; Stanek, G. Oligoarthritis caused by borrelia bavariensis, Austria, 2014. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2015, 21, 1052–1054,