Venereology / Molecular Biology

Phone: +41 44 255 396 64

Privat-Dozent Dr. sc. nat. Philipp Bosshard, OAss, Laborleiter FAMH

Privat-Dozentin, Emmanuelle Guenova, Senior physician



Ulcer PCR (Multiplex or single request) from genital, anal, and oropharyngeal ulcer

  •  Treponema pallidum
  •  Herpes simplex Virus 1+2
  •  Haemophilus ducreyi
  • PCR tissue analysis
  • Pathogen detection: T. pallidum, Herpes viruses, HPV
  • T-cell receptor gene clonality testing
  •  B-RAF/N-RAS melanoma mutation status

molecular-biologic analysis requires precise processes

Related publications / further information

Syphilis: Diagnostik und Behandlung
Itin P, Bosshard PP, Toutous Trellu L, Schmidt AJ, Vernazza P, Tarr P, Stoeckle M, Wymann M, Ciardo D, Walser S, Claass J, Scheidegger C, Low N, Oertle-Meyer D, Cavassini M, Schmid P, Bernasconi E, Haerry D, Boffi El Amari E, Herold M, Klimkait T, Kahlert
Schweiz Med Forum 2015;15(19):459-465

A multicenter prospective trial to asses a new real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of Treponema pallidum, herpes simplex-1/2 and Haemophilus ducreyi in genital, anal and oropharyngeal ulcers.Glatz M, Juricevic N, Altwegg M, Bruisten S, Komericki P, Lautenschlager S, Weber R, Bosshard PP.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Dec;20(12):O1020-7. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12710. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

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