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2019

Derx J, Demeter K, Schijven J, Sommer R, Cervero-Arago S, Lindner G, Zoufal-Hruza CM, Linke R, Savio D, Ixenmaier SK, Kirschner AKT, Kromp H, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner AH (2019): How do future changes in climate, population and investments in wastewater management affect the microbial drinking water safety requirements of large river catchments?, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15-20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Lindner G, Gmeiner E, Knetsch S, Lettl A, Holzhammer E, Farnleitner A, Sommer R (2019): Proliferation potential – Drinking water: Standardization and quality assurance, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Oudega TJ, Lindner G, Farnleitner A, Sommer R, Kerber G, Blaschke AP (2019): Comparison of removal rates for Bacillus subtilis spores for different flow conditions, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Demeter K, Derx J, Schijven J, Sommer R, Cervero-Aragó S, Lindner G, Zoufal-Hruza C, Linke R, Savio D, Ixenmaier SK, Kirschner AKT, Tomenendal A, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner A (2019): Effect of climatic and demographic changes and the upgrading of wastewater infrastructure on the bacterial faecal pollution of a large river and on the associated health risks, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Linke R, Zeki S, Mayer R, Keiblinger K, Mach R, Derx J, Sommer R, Reischer G, Farnleitner A (2019): Loss of DNA to surface - reactive matrix compounds during extraction - the need for comprehensive process controls in molecular diagnostics of water samples, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Kilic HS, Cervero-Aragó S, Frick C, Linke R, Schijven J, Kirschner AKT, Lindner G, Walochnik J, Sommer R, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner AH, Derx J (2019): Sources, Transport Paths and Infection Risks during the use of Urban Surface Waters for Recreational Activities, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Kilic HS, Cervero-Aragó S, Frick C, Linke R, Schijven J, Kirschner AKT, Lindner G, Walochnik J, Sommer R, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner AH, Derx J (2019): Impact of Waterborne Pathogens on Infection Risks in Viennese Recreational Waters. Hydrocarpath International  Conference, November 14, 2019, Vienna, Austria, poster presentation.

Kirschner AKT, Reischer GH, Jakwerth S, Savio D, Ixenmaier S, Toth E, Sommer R, Mach RL, Linke R, Eiler A, Kolarevic S, Farnleitner AH (2019): Source tracking of microbial faecal pollution along a 2600 km stretch of the River Danube, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15-20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Kolm C, Martzy R, Führer M, Mach RL, Krska R, Baumgartner S, Farnleitner AH, Reischer GH (2019): Detection of a microbial source tracking marker by isothermal helicase - dependent amplification and a nucleic acid lateral-flow strip test, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15–20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Rehm C, Vierheilig J, Kolm C, Jakwerth S, Hein T, Farnleitner AH, Reischer GH, Kirschner AKT (2019): Quantification and prediction of Vibrio cholerae nonO1/nonO139 in bathing waters, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Savio D, Karl M, Stadler P, Reischer GH, Demeter K, Linke RB, Blaschke AP, Mach RL, Kirschner AKT, Stadler H, Farnleitner A (2019): High-throughput 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing for the characterisation of the drinking water microbiome from an alpine karst spring. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Savio D, Vierheilig J, Karl M, Houdek J, Jakwerth S, Fiedler F, Goll T, Brandl H, Kandler W, Sommer R, Kirschner AKT, Farnleitner AH (2019): Combining flow cytometric and taxonomic analysis of bacterial community dynamics to study the biostability of drinking water resources – Part 2: High-throughput 16S rRNA gene amplicon sequencing. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Vierheilig J, Savio D, Jakwerth S, Karl M, Goll T, Fiedler F, Brandl H, Kandler W, Sommer R, Farnleitner AH, Kirschner AKT (2019): Combining flow cytometric and taxonomic analysis of bacterial community dynamics to study the biostability of drinking water resources – Part 1: Flow cytometric determination of microbial cell numbers. 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

Zoufal-Hruza C, Frick C, Derx J, Savio D, Seidl D, Nadiotis-Tsaka T, Sommer R, Blaschke AP, Farnleitner AH (2019): Infectious Enterovirus in the Danube River, 20th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology (HRWM), 15 – 20 September 2019, Vienna, Austria

 

2015

Sommer R. (2015): Anforderungen an die mikrobiologische Wasserbeschaffenheit in Verdunstungs-Rückkühlanlagen. 13.01.2015, Fortbildung AKH-VAMED, Wien

Sommer R. (2015): Anforderungen und Betrieb von UV-Anlagen. ÖVGW Seminar 09.06.2015, Lockenhaus

Sommer R., Cérvero-Aragó S. and Holzhammer E. (2015): Does the addition of salt affect the disinfection capacity of pool water?6th International Conference on Swimming Pool and Spa, Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, 17.03.-20.03.2015

Sommer R. (2015): Water Hygiene and Healthcare Facilities04.03.2015, CEE Semmelweis Conference on Hospital Hygiene and Patient Safety, InterContinental Vienna, Vienna

Sommer R. (2015): Anforderung und Qualitätssicherung bei der Desinfektion von Trink- und Abwasser.24.03.2015, ÖWAV-Seminar "Bestimmung der mikrobiologischen Wasserqualität", Wien

Sommer R. (2015): Reactor Validation and Modelling: Verification of the Efficacy of UV Disinfection of Water.19-22 May 2015, IUVA UV Research Frontiers Conference 2015, , 2015 Leeuwarden, Netherlands
 

2013

Kirschner A, Schrammel B, Führer J, Premm B, Jakwerth S, Farnleitner A & Sommer R (2013): Quantification of Legionella with CARD-FISH and solid phase cytometry.8th International Conference on Legionella, Melbourne, Australia, Oct 27- Nov 1, 2013

Kirschner AKT, Atteneder M, Farnleitner AH & Sommer R (2012): "Heiliges" Wasser – Nicht immer ein Segen! Wiener Hygiene-Fortbildungstage, Wien, 16. und 17. September 2013

Farnleitner AH, Reischer GH, Wilhartitz, I, Ryzinska - Paier G,  Sommer R, Stadler, H, Kirschner AKT & Mach, R.L (2013): The hidden life in alpine spring water - towards the extension of the current microbial water quality concept."Seminar am Wilheminenberg"Medizinische Universität Wien, Department für Integrative Biologie und Evolution, eingeladener Vortrag. 30 Jänner, 2013

Farnleitner AH (2013): Untersuchung und Bewertung der mikrobiologischen Qualität von Wasserressourcen: von der Hazard-Detektion zur Risikoabschätzung.Mikrobiologische Qualität von Trinkwasser – Neue Herausforderungen; ÖWAV & ÖVGW Tagung, Wien., 19.3.2013
 

2012

Farnleitner AH, Stadler H, Vierheilig J, Sommer R, Mach R.L.M., Kirschner AKT & Reischer GH (2012): Integrating molecular source tracking into target-oriented microbial water quality management and catchment protection, 33.ÖGHMP Symposium, 21.-24. May, Salzburg, Austria

Kirschner AKT, Schauer S, Riepl R, Führer J, Farnleitner AH & Sommer R (2012): Cell based detection and quantification of (pathogenic) bacteria in water samples – a tool for monitoring and risk assessment programs? 33.ÖGHMP Symposium, 21.-24. May, Salzburg, Austria

Kirschner AKT, Atteneder M, Farnleitner AH & Sommer R (2012): "Heiliges" Wasser – Nicht immer ein Segen! 33. ÖGHMP Symposium, 21.-24. May, Salzburg, Austria

Sommer R, Cabaj A, Hirschmann G, Kirschner AKT, Schürhagl R, Haider T, Farnleitner AH (2012): What means sufficient efficacy in terms of waste water disinfection by UV irradiation? 33.ÖGHMP Symposium, 21.-24. May, Salzburg, Austria

Kirschner AKT, Schauer S, Bliem R, Jakwerth S, Farnleitner AH & Sommer R (2012): Vibrio cholerae in the Large Alkaline Lake Neusiedler See, Austria: From Ecology to Risk Assessment.International Symposium on Pathogenic Vibrio spp. in Northern European Waters, May 31s - June 1, 2012, Koblenz, Germany
 

2011

Farnleitner A.H., Vierheilig J., Sommer R., Stadler H., Kirschner A.K.T., Reischer G.H. (2011): Integrating Fecal Source Tracking into Target-Oriented Microbial Water Quality Management and Catchment Protection.HRWM 2011, Ruturoa, New Zealand

Wilhartitz I., Kirschner A.K.T., Stadler H., Sommer R., Reischer G.H., Szewzyk U. and Farnleitner A.H. (2011): Elucidating the Microbiology of Alpine Karst Spring Aquifers. International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology. 2011, Munich, Germany

Farnleitner, A.H., R. Sommer, R.L., Mach, AKT Kirschner & G. Reischer (2011): Molecular microbial source tracking: Was kann es derzeit leisten? Potential und Grenzen molekularbiologischer Methoden in der Wasserwirtschaft.2011, DVGW Symposium, Technologiezentrum Karlsruhe, 17. Mai, Deutschland

Reischer  GH, Vierheilig J, Ley RE, Farnleitner AH (2011:) Potential of Next Generation Sequencing Methods for Water Quality Monitoring.16th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology of the International Water Association (IWA), Rotorua, New Zealand, 18.-23. September, 2011

Kirschner Alexander K.T., Alexandra Rameder, and Regina Sommer (2011): A novel CARD-FISH protocol for quantification of Legionella pneumophila and its application in two hospital cooling towers.Meeting of the European Working Group on Legionella Infections, Vienna, May 21-24

Kirschner Alexander (2011): Cholera-Bakterien im Neusiedler See: Eine erste Risikoabschätzung.Wissenschaftliche Sitzung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Natürliche Ressourcen, Amt der Burgenländischen Landesregierung, Juli 25

Farnleitner A.H., Blaschke A.P., Kirschner A.K.T., Sommer R. (2011): Wasser und Gesundheit.Europäisches Forum Alpbach, Universitätentag, Alpach, Austria
 

2010

A.P. Blaschke (2010): Die Rolle der Modellierung bei der Planung und bei wasserwirtschaftlichen Entscheidungen.ÖWAV-Symposium, Thermalwasservorkommen – Nachhaltige Nutzung und Schutz, 15.04.2010, Vienna, Austria

D. Kollanur, G.H. Reischer, R. Sommer, C. Wehrspaun, H. Stadler, W. Zerobin and A. H. Farnleitner (2010): Quantitative Assessment of Faecal Pollution Sources in Alpine Spring Catchments as a Basis for Microbial Hazard- and Risk Assessment.1st Austrian National Young Water Professional Conference, Vienna 2010

Kirschner Alexander, Alexandra Rameder, Julia Walochnik & Regina Sommer A (2010):
A novel CARD-FISH protocol for detecting and quantifying Legionella pneumophila in cooling towers.32nd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (Vienna, Austria, May 2010)

Kirschner Alexander, Sonja Schauer, Rupert Bliem & Regina Sommer (2010): Vibrio cholerae in the Lake Neusiedler See: A Public Health Threat?32nd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society of Hygiene, Microbiology and Preventive Medicine (Vienna, Austria, May 2010)
 

2009

A.P. Blaschke (2009): Determination of setback distances for infiltration of treated wastewater.Institute of Environmental Science & Research (ESR), 16.03.2009, Christchurch, Neuseeland

Kirschner A.K.T., Schauer S. , Steinberger B. , Wilhartitz I. , Grim C.J. , Huq A. , Colwell R.R., Herzig A., Sommer R. (2009): Interaction of Vibrio cholerae nonO1/nonO139 with copepods, cladocerans and competing bacteria.HRWM 2009, Naxos, Greece

Farnleitner, A.H. (2009): Autochthonous vs. allochthonous microbiota – personal views and visions on ground- and drinking water resources.Leading Edge Microbiology for Groundwater Knowledge, Evian, France, organised by DANONE waters

Mushi, D., Mach, R.L., Byamukama, D., and Farnleitner, A.H. (2009): An integral approach in estimating the risk of contamination associated with unprotected groundwater in peri-urban area of tropical developing country.15th International Symposium on Health-related Water Microbiology of the International Water Association, Naxos, Greece

Farnleitner Andreas H., Haider Johanna M. , Ryzinska-Paier Gabriela , Knetsch Sonja , Stadler Hermann , Reischer Georg H. , Kirschner Alexander , Mach Robert L. , Sommer Regina (2009): Clostridium perfringens as a fecal indicator: a polyphasic evaluation by standard- and molecular methods for a large Austrian spring catchment.HRWM 2009, Naxos, Greece
 

2008

A.P. Blaschke (2008): Modellierung des Einflusses einer Versickerung von gereinigtem Abwasser auf das Grundwasser.Tagung - Grundwassermodellierung: Konzeption- Komplexe Anwendung-Entscheidung, 25.06.2008, Graz, Austria

J. Derx, A.P. Blaschke (2008): Dynamic 3D numerical simulations of groundwater exchange processes at the Danube riverbank.14.04.2008    European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 14.04.2008, Vienna, Austria

Wilhartitz Inés C., Kirschner Alexander K.T., Stadler Hermann, Szewzyk Ulrich, Herndl Gerhard J., Mach Robert L., Farnleitner Andreas H. (2008): Ecological and Applied Significance Of Microbial Endokarst Communities In Alpine Karstic Groundwater Resources.IWA Conference, Vienna, Austria

Farnleitner A.H., Stadler H., Reischer G.H., Sommer R., Kirschner A.K.T., Burtscher M.M., Ryzinska G., Kuschnig G., Mach R.L., Zerobin W. (2008): Methods and strategies for alpine karstic water resource management: opening pollution microbiology’s "black box". IWA Conference, Vienna, Austria

G.H. Reischer, J.M. Haider, K. Keiblinger, R. Sommer, H. Stadler, R.L. Mach,  A.H. Farnleitner (2008): Tracking The Source Of Faecal Pollution In Water: Quantitative Microbial Source Tracking Of Genetic Markers From Human And Ruminant Origin.International World Water Congress and Exhibition, 8. - 12.9. 2008, Vienna, Austria

Farnleitner A.H., Wilhartitz, I., Kirschner, A.K.T., Stadler, H. & Mach, R.L. (2008): The hidden life in alpine spring water.Invited lecture at the Interuniversity Research Center for Aquatic Ecosystems (lecture series Wasser Cluster Lunz)

Kirschner Alexander, Gerhard Kavka, Georg Reischer, Regina Sommer, Andreas Farnleitner (2008): Joint Danube Survey 2007: Mikrobiologisch-hygienische Bewertung der gesamten Donau und ihrer wichtigsten Zubringer anhand standardisierter Untersuchungsparameter.ÖGHMP Tagung, Bad Ischl, Austria

Farnleitner, A.H., Reischer, G.H., Sommer R., Stadler, H., Mach, R.L. (2008): Quantitative microbial source tracking: state of the art and further perspectives.EAWAG – ETH Zürich, invited lecture (lecture series EAWAG)
 

2007

Farnleitner, A.H, Mach, R.M., Kirschner A.K.T., Rischer, G.H., & Kavka G. (2007): Mikrobiologisch – hygienische Risiken trotz Kläranlagen am Stand der Technik?ÖWAV Tagung „Der kombinierte Ansatz, das Wechselspiel zwischen Emission und Immission: Neue Herausforderungen bei Abwasserentsorgung und Gewässerschutz, 27.–28. 2. 2007, Wien

Reischer, G.H., Kasper, D., Haider, J., Sommer, R., Mach, R.L. and Farnleitner A.H. (2007): DNA-based human- and ruminant-specific quantitative microbial source tracking (QMST) in a karstic spring catchment area: development and application.WaterMicro 2007, 14. International Symposium on Health Related Microbiology of the International Water Association (IWA), Tokyo, Japan

Kirschner AKT, Velimirov B, Reischer GH, Milosevic N, Kavka GG, Mach R, Farnleitner AF: "Joint Danube Survey 2007 - First microbiological insights and experiences beyond".6th Water Microbiology Conference of the Hungarian Society of Hydrobiology, Nov. 20, 2007

Mushi, D., Kivaisi, A.K., Mach, R.L., Byamukama, D., Farnleitner, A.H. (2007): Sources of sorbitol-fermenting Bifidobacteria and their incidence and survival in streams and ground water habitats in urban tropical lowland of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.WaterMicro 2007, 14. International Symposium on Health Related Microbiology of the International Water Association (IWA), Tokyo, Japan