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Fereidouni Sasan,

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Journal Article

** Aftabi, Y; Rafei, S; Zarredar, H; Amiri-Sadeghan, A; Akbari-Shahpar, M; Khoshkam, Z; Seyedrezazadeh, E; Khalili, M; Mehrnejad, F; Fereidouni, S; Lawrence, BP (2021): Refinement of coding SNPs in the human aryl hydrocarbon receptor gene using ISNPranker: An integrative-SNP ranking web-tool. Comput Biol Chem. 2021; 90:107416

** Khoshkam, Z; Aftabi, Y; Stenvinkel, P; Paige Lawrence, B; Rezaei, MH; Ichihara, G; Fereidouni, S (2021): Recovery scenario and immunity in COVID-19 disease: A new strategy to predict the potential of reinfection. J Adv Res. 2021;
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** Stenvinkel, P; Painer, J; Shiels, PG; Bansal, A; Fereidouni, S; Natterson-Horowitz, B; Johnson, RJ; Miranda, JJ (2021): SARS-CoV-2 and biomimetics: What saves the planet will save our health. J Intern Med. 2021 289 (2) 244-246.


** Fine, AE; Pruvot, M; Benfield, CTO; Caron, A; Cattoli, G; Chardonnet, P; Dioli, M; Dulu, T; Gilbert, M; Kock, R; Lubroth, J; Mariner, JC; Ostrowski, S; Parida, S; Fereidouni, S [and 9 others] (2020): Eradication of Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus and the Wildlife-Livestock Interface. Front Vet Sci. 2020; 7:50
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** Karamendin, K; Kydyrmanov, A; Kasymbekov, Y; Seidalina, A; Daulbayeva, K; Sayatov, M; Fereidouni, S (2020): Evolution of Avian orthoavulavirus 16 in wild avifauna of Central Asia. Heliyon. 2020; 6(1):e03099
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** Fereidouni, S; Freimanis, GL; Orynbayev, M; Ribeca, P; Flannery, J; King, DP; Zuther, S; Beer, M; Höper, D; Kydyrmanov, A; Karamendin, K; Kock, R (2019): Mass Die-Off of Saiga Antelopes, Kazakhstan, 2015. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019; 25(6):1169-1176
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** Karamendin, K; Kydyrmanov, A; Kasymbekov, Y; Daulbayeva, K; Khan, E; Seidalina, A; Sayatov, M; Gavrilov, A; Fereidouni, S (2019): Cormorants as Potential Victims and Reservoirs of Velogenic Newcastle Disease Virus (Orthoavulavirus-1) in Central Asia. Avian Dis. 2019; 63(4):599-605

** Orynbayev, M; Sultankulova, K; Sansyzbay, A; Rystayeva, R; Shorayeva, K; Namet, A; Fereidouni, S; Ilgekbayeva, G; Barakbayev, K; Kopeyev, S; Kock, R (2019): Biological characterization of Pasteurella multocida present in the Saiga population. BMC Microbiol. 2019; 19(1):37
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** Schlottau, K; Fereidouni, S; Beer, M; Hoffmann, B (2019): Molecular identification and characterization of nonprimate hepaciviruses in equines. Arch Virol. 2019; 164(2):391-400

Published (citable) presentations at scientific conferences (A2)

Fereidouni, S (2019): Emerging Infectious Disease in wildlife, domestic animals and humans: One Health approach. -SCICON-1 - An International Conference on Emerging Challenges, Their Solutions and Recent Advances in Science; Oct 4-5, 2019; Sikar, India.


Journal Article

** Fereidouni, S; Jenckel, M; Seidalina, A; Karamendin, K; Beer, M; Starick, E; Asanova, S; Kasymbekov, E; Sayatov, M; Kydyrmanov, A (2018): Next-generation sequencing of five new avian paramyxoviruses 8 isolates from Kazakhstan indicates a low genetic evolution rate over four decades. Arch Virol. 2018; 163(2):331-336
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** Karamendin, KO; Kydyrmanov, AI; Kasymbekov, ET; Daulbayeva, KD; Sayatov, MH; Fereidouni, S (2018): Application Of Massive Parallel Sequencing For The Investigation Of Wild Birds Viruses. Bull Natl Acad Sci P 4(374): 13-17.

** Orynbayev, MB; Fereidouni, S; Sansyzbai, AR; Seidakhmetova, BA; Strochkov, VM; Nametov, AM; Sadikaliyeva, SO; Nurgazieva, A; Tabynov, KK; Rametov, NM; Sultankulova, KT (2018): Genetic diversity of avian avulavirus 1 (Newcastle disease virus genotypes VIg and VIIb) circulating in wild birds in Kazakhstan. Arch Virol. 2018; 163(7):1949-1954

** Zhumatov, KK; Kydyrmanov, AI; Karamendin, KO; Daulbayeva, KD; Khan, EY; Kasymbekov, ET; Sayatov, MK; Fereidouni, S (2018): Phylogenetic Analysis Of Genes Of Surface Proteins Of Highly Pathogenic Influenza A Subtype H5N1 Virus, Isolated From Gull In Kazakhstan. Bull Natl Acad Sci P 5(375): 6-11.

Kydyrmanov, A; Sayatov, M; Karamendin, K; Fereidouni, S; Kasymbekov, Y; Seidalina, AB; Daulbaeva, KD; Han , Y; Suleimenova, SA (2018): Novel avian paramyxoviruses among wild birds in Kazakhstan. Eurasian Journal of Applied Biotechnology 2018; 3, : 1-7.


** Kydyrmanov, A; Sayatov, M; Karamendin, K; Zhumatov, K; Asanova, S; Daulbayeva, K; Starick, E; Fereidouni, S (2017): Monitoring of influenza A viruses in wild bird populations in Kazakhstan in 2002-2009. Arch Virol. 2017; 162(1):147-155

** Marashi, M; Masoudi, S; Moghadam, MK; Modirrousta, H; Marashi, M; Parvizifar, M; Dargi, M; Saljooghian, M; Homan, F; Hoffmann, B; Schulz, C; Starick, E; Beer, M; Fereidouni, S (2017): Peste des petits ruminants virus in vulnerable wild small ruminants, Iran, 2014–2016. Emerging Infectious Diseases (23) 704-706.
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Akanbi, BO; Fereidouni, S; Taiwo, VO; Starick, E; Okewole, PA; Binder, A; Heenemann, K; Teifke, JP (2017): Formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissues of chickens are useful for retrospective studies on pathology of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (HPAI) outbreaks in Nigeria. Nigerian Veterinary Journal 2017; 38(3): 183-192.
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** Fereidouni, S; Munoz, O; Von Dobschuetz, S; De Nardi, M (2016): Influenza Virus Infection of Marine Mammals. Ecohealth. 2016; 13(1):161-170

** Karamendin, K; Kydyrmanov, A; Seidalina, A; Asanova, S; Daulbayeva, K; Kasymbekov, Y; Khan, E; Fereidouni, S; Starick, E; Zhumatov, K; Sayatov, M (2016): Circulation of avian paramyxoviruses in wild birds of Kazakhstan in 2002-2013. Virol J. 2016; 13:23
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** Muzyka, D; Pantin-Jackwood, M; Starick, E; Fereidouni, S (2016): Evidence for genetic variation of Eurasian avian influenza viruses of subtype H15: the first report of an H15N7 virus. Arch Virol. 2016; 161(3):605-612

Original Article in Series

Fereidouni, S (2016): Influenza Viruses as a Threat to Marine Mammals Populations. IN: Kovács, A [Hrsg.]: Advances in Marine Biology. New York, Nova Science Publishers, pp. 1-12. ISBN: 978-1-53610-148-5.


Journal Article

** Fereidouni, S; Kwasnitschka, L; Balkema Buschmann, A; Müller, T; Freuling, C; Schatz, J; Pikula, J; Bandouchova, H; Hoffmann, R; Ohlendorf, B; Kerth, G; Tong, S; Donis, R; Beer, M; Harder, T (2015): No virological evidence for an influenza A - like virus in European bats. Zoonoses Public Health. 2015; 62(3):187-189

** Fereidouni, SR; Starick, E; Ziller, M; Harder, TC; Unger, H; Hamilton, K; Globig, A (2015): Sample preparation for avian and porcine influenza virus cDNA amplification simplified: Boiling vs. conventional RNA extraction. J Virol Methods. 2015; 221:62-67

** Karamendin, K; Kydyrmanov, A; Seidalina, A; Jenckel, M; Starick, E; Grund, C; Asanova, S; Khan, E; Daulbayeva, K; Kasymbekov, Y; Zhumatov, K; Sayatov, M; Beer, M; Fereidouni, S (2015): Complete Genome Sequence of Avian Paramyxovirus Strain APMV-6/red-crested pochard/Balkhash/5842/2013 from Kazakhstan. Genome Announc. 2015; 3(4):


** Fereidouni, SR; Harder, TC; Globig, A; Starick, E (2014): Failure of productive infection of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) with H16 subtype of avian influenza viruses. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2014; 8(6):613-616

** Karamendin, K; Kydyrmanov, A; Kasymbekov, Y; Khan, E; Daulbayeva, K; Asanova, S; Zhumatov, K; Seidalina, A; Sayatov, M; Fereidouni, SR (2014): Continuing evolution of equine influenza virus in Central Asia, 2007-2012. Arch Virol. 2014; 159(9):2321-2327


** Globig, A; Fereidouni, SR; Harder, TC; Grund, C; Beer, M; Mettenleiter, TC; Starick, E (2013): Consecutive natural influenza a virus infections in sentinel mallards in the evident absence of subtype-specific hemagglutination inhibiting antibodies. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2013; 60(5):395-402


** Fereidouni, SR; Globig, A; Starick, E; Harder, TC (2012): Effect of swab matrix, storage time, and temperature on detection of avian influenza virus RNA in swab samples. Avian Dis (56), 4 Suppl 955-958.

** Fereidouni, SR; Harder, TC; Gaidet, N; Ziller, M; Hoffmann, B; Hammoumi, S; Globig, A; Starick, E (2012): Saving resources: avian influenza surveillance using pooled swab samples and reduced reaction volumes in real-time RT-PCR. J Virol Methods. 2012; 186(1-2):119-125

** Gaidet, N; Caron, A; Cappelle, J; Cumming, GS; Balança, G; Hammoumi, S; Cattoli, G; Abolnik, C; de Almeida, RS; Gil, P; Fereidouni, SR; Grosbois, V; Tran, A; Mundava, J; Fofana, B [and 8 others] (2012): Understanding the ecological drivers of avian influenza virus infection in wildfowl: a continental-scale study across Africa. Proc Biol Sci. 2012; 279(1731):1131-1141

** Gaidet, N; Ould El Mamy, AB; Cappelle, J; Caron, A; Cumming, GS; Grosbois, V; Gil, P; Hammoumi, S; de Almeida, RS; Fereidouni, SR; Cattoli, G; Abolnik, C; Mundava, J; Fofana, B; Ndlovu, M [and 5 others] (2012): Investigating avian influenza infection hotspots in old-world shorebirds. Plos One. 2012; 7(9):E46049
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Published (citable) presentations at scientific conferences (A2)

Fereidouni, S; Harder, T (2012): Cost-benefit trade-offs in influenza monitoring. Joint Eighteenth Annual Meetings of the National Laboratories for Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease of European Union Member States 2012; MAY 22-24, 2012; Ireland (Dublin). 2012.


Journal Article

** Fereidouni, SR; Ziegler, U; Linke, S; Niedrig, M; Modirrousta, H; Hoffmann, B; Groschup, MH (2011): West Nile virus monitoring in migrating and resident water birds in Iran: are common coots the main reservoirs of the virus in wetlands? Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011; 11(10):1377-1381

** Starick, E; Fereidouni, SR; Lange, E; Grund, C; Vahlenkamp, T; Beer, M; Harder, TC (2011): Analysis of influenza A viruses of subtype H1 from wild birds, turkeys and pigs in Germany reveals interspecies transmission events. Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2011; 5(4):276-284

** Starick, E; Lange, E; Fereidouni, S; Bunzenthal, C; Höveler, R; Kuczka, A; grosse Beilage, E; Hamann, HP; Klingelhöfer, I; Steinhauer, D; Vahlenkamp, T; Beer, M; Harder, T (2011): Reassorted pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza A virus discovered from pigs in Germany. J Gen Virol. 2011; 92(Pt 5):1184-1188


** Fereidouni, SR; Grund, C; Häuslaigner, R; Lange, E; Wilking, H; Harder, TC; Beer, M; Starick, E (2010): Dynamics of specific antibody responses induced in mallards after infection by or immunization with low pathogenicity avian influenza viruses. Avian Dis. 2010; 54(1):79-85

** Fereidouni, SR; Werner, O; Starick, E; Beer, M; Harder, TC; Aghakhan, M; Modirrousta, H; Amini, H; Moghaddam, MK; Bozorghmehrifard, MH; Akhavizadegan, MA; Gaidet, N; Newman, SH; Hammoumi, S; Cattoli, G [and 8 others] (2010): Avian influenza virus monitoring in wintering waterbirds in Iran, 2003-2007. Virol J. 2010; 7:43

** Haase, M; Starick, E; Fereidouni, S; Strebelow, G; Grund, C; Seeland, A; Scheuner, C; Cieslik, D; Smietanka, K; Minta, Z; Zorman-Rojs, O; Mojzis, M; Goletic, T; Jestin, V; Schulenburg, B [and 4 others] (2010): Possible sources and spreading routes of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 infections in poultry and wild birds in Central Europe in 2007 inferred through likelihood analyses. Infect Genet Evol. 2010; 10(7):1075-1084

** Ziegler, U; Seidowski, D; Globig, A; Fereidouni, SR; Ulrich, RG; Groschup, MH (2010): Sentinel birds in wild-bird resting sites as potential indicators for West Nile virus infections in Germany. Arch Virol. 2010; 155(6):965-969


** Abdel-Moneim, AS; Shany, SA; Fereidouni, SR; Eid, BT; el-Kady, MF; Starick, E; Harder, T; Keil, GM (2009): Sequence diversity of the haemagglutinin open reading frame of recent highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 isolates from Egypt. Arch Virol. 2009; 154(9):1559-1562

** Fereidouni, SR; Beer, M; Vahlenkamp, T; Starick, E (2009): Differentiation of two distinct clusters among currently circulating influenza A(H1N1)v viruses, March-September 2009. Eurosurveillance (14), 46 2-4.

** Fereidouni, SR; Starick, E; Beer, M; Wilking, H; Kalthoff, D; Grund, C; Häuslaigner, R; Breithaupt, A; Lange, E; Harder, TC (2009): Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus infection of mallards with homo- and heterosubtypic immunity induced by low pathogenic avian influenza viruses. Plos One. 2009; 4(8):E6706
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** Fereidouni, SR; Starick, E; Grund, C; Globig, A; Mettenleiter, TC; Beer, M; Harder, T (2009): Rapid molecular subtyping by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction of the neuraminidase gene of avian influenza A viruses. Vet Microbiol. 2009; 135(3-4):253-260

** Globig, A; Baumer, A; Revilla-Fernández, S; Beer, M; Wodak, E; Fink, M; Greber, N; Harder, TC; Wilking, H; Brunhart, I; Matthes, D; Kraatz, U; Strunk, P; Fiedler, W; Fereidouni, SR [and 5 others] (2009): Ducks as sentinels for avian influenza in wild birds. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009; 15(10):1633-1636

** Harder, TC; Teuffert, J; Starick, E; Gethmann, J; Grund, C; Fereidouni, S; Durban, M; Bogner, KH; Neubauer-Juric, A; Repper, R; Hlinak, A; Engelhardt, A; Nöckler, A; Smietanka, K; Minta, Z [and 5 others] (2009): Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) in frozen duck carcasses, Germany, 2007. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009; 15(2):272-279

** Lange, E; Kalthoff, D; Blohm, U; Teifke, JP; Breithaupt, A; Maresch, C; Starick, E; Fereidouni, S; Hoffmann, B; Mettenleiter, TC; Beer, M; Vahlenkamp, TW (2009): Pathogenesis and transmission of the novel swine-origin influenza virus A/H1N1 after experimental infection of pigs. J Gen Virol. 2009; 90(Pt 9):2119-2123


** Fereidouni, SR; Harder, TC; Starick, E (2008): Rapid pathotyping of recent H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses and of H5 viruses with low pathogenicity by RT-PCR and restriction enzyme cleavage pattern (RECP). J Virol Methods (154), 1-2 14-19.


** Fereidouni, SR; Aghakhan, M; Werner, O; Starick, E; Bozorghmehrifard, MH (2005): Isolation and identification of avian influenza viruses from migratory birds in Iran. Vet Rec. 2005; 157(17):526

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