Rebuma Firdessa Fite

PhD student
Molecular Infection Immunology
Molecular Infection Biology, University of Wuerzburg
E-mail: rebumab@yahoo.com
Page: http://www.imib-wuerzburg.de/

Fields of interest:

Molecular biology and Immunology

Recent publications:

Rebuma Firdessa, Stefan Berg, Elena Hailu, Esther Schelling, Balako Gumi, Girume Erenso, Endalamaw Gadisa, Teklu Kiros, Meseret Habtamu, Jemal Hussein, Jakob Zinsstag, Brian D. Robertson, Gobena Ameni, Amanda J. Lohan, Brendan Loftus, Iñaki Comas, Sebastien Gagneux, Rea Tschopp, Lawrence Yamuah, Glyn Hewinson, Stephen V. Gordon, Douglas B. Young, and Abraham Aseffa.
Mycobacterial Lineages Causing Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis, Ethiopia.
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, dio: 10.3201/eid1903.120256

Rebuma Firdessa, Rea Tschopp, Alehegne Wubete, Melaku Sombo, Elena Hailu, Girume Erenso, Teklu Kiros, Lawrence Yamuah, Martin Vordermeier, R. Glyn Hewinson, Douglas Young, Stephen V. Gordon, Mesfin Sahile, Abraham Aseffa, and Stefan Berg.
High prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in dairy cattle in central ethiopia: implications for the dairy industry and public health.
PLoS One, 2012 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052851

Stefan Berg, Rebuma Firdessa, Meseret Habtamu, Endalamaw Gadisa, Araya Mengistu, Lawrence Yamuah, Gobena Ameni, Martin Vordermeier, Brian D. Robertson, Noel H. Smith, Howard Engers, Douglas Young, R. Glyn Hewinson, Abraham Aseffa, and Stephen V. Gordon.
The burden of mycobacterial disease in ethiopian cattle: implications for public health.
PLoS One, 2009, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005068

Balako Gumi, Rebuma Firdessa, Lawrence Yamuah, Teshale Sori, Tadele Tolosa, Abraham Aseffa, Jakob Zinsstag and Esther Schelling.
Seroprevalence of Brucellosis and Q-Fever in Southeast Ethiopian Pastoral Livestock.
Journal of Veterinary Science & Medical Diagnosis, 2013 doi: 10.4172/2325-9590.1000109

Gobena Ameni, Desta F, and Rebuma Firdessa.
Molecular typing of Mycobacterium bovis isolated from tuberculosis lesions of cattle in north eastern Ethiopia.
Veterinary Record, 2010, doi: 10.1136/vr.b4881

Gobena Ameni, Martin Vordermeier, Rebuma Firdessa, Abraham Aseffa, Glyn Hewinson, Stephen V. Gordon, and Stefan Berg.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in grazing cattle in central Ethiopia.
Veterinary Journal, 2011 doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.05.005

Balako Gumi, Esther Schelling, Rebuma Firdessa, Abraham Aseffa, Rea Tschopp, Lawrence Yamuah, Douglas Young and Jakob Zinsstag.
Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in pastoral cattle herds in the Oromia region, southern Ethiopia.
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, doi: 10.1007/s11250-010-9777-x

Balako Gumi, Esther Schelling, Rebuma Firdessa, Girume Erenso, Demelash Biffa, Abraham Aseffa, Rea Tschopp, Lawrence Yamuah, Douglas Young, and Jakob Zinsstag.
Low prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in Somali pastoral livestock, southeast Ethiopia.
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, doi: 10.1007/s11250-012-0085-5

Legesse Garedew, Adane Mihret, Gezahagne Mamo,Tamrat Abebe, Rebuma Firdessa, Yonas Bekele, Gobena Ameni.
Strain diversity of mycobacteria isolated from pulmonary tuberculosis patients at Debre Birhan Hospital, Ethiopia.
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2013 doi: 10.5588/ijtld.12.0854.

Stefan Berg, M. Carmen Garcia-Pelayo, Borna Müller, Elena Hailu, Benon Asiimwe, Kristin Kremer, James Dale, M. Beatrice Boniotti, Sabrina Rodriguez, Markus Hilty, Leen Rigouts, Rebuma Firdessa, Adelina Machado, Custodia Mucavele, Bongo Nare Richard Ngandolo, Judith Bruchfeld, Laura Boschiroli, Annélle Müller, Naima Sahraoui, Maria Pacciarini, Simeon Cadmus, Moses Joloba, Dick van Soolingen, Anita L. Michel, Berit Djønne, Alicia Aranaz, Jakob Zinsstag, Paul van Helden, Françoise Portaels, Rudovick Kazwala, Gunilla Källenius, R. Glyn Hewinson, Abraham Aseffa, Stephen V. Gordon, and Noel H. Smith.
African 2, a clonal complex of Mycobacterium bovis epidemiologically important in East Africa.
Journal of Bacteriology, 2011, doi: 10.1128/JB.00750-10