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The Faculty of Medicine - Microbiology and Molecular Genetics: Bercovier Herve


 Last updated June 2021 - School of Pharmacy

List of Publications

(1) Horev Y, Salameh R, Nassar M, Capucha T, Saba Y, Barel O, et al. Niche rather than origin dysregulates mucosal Langerhans cells development in aged mice. Mucosal Immunol 2020;13(5):767-776.

(2) Gofrit ON, Klein BY, Cohen IR, Ben-Hur T, Greenblatt CL, Bercovier H. Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) therapy lowers the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease in bladder cancer patients. PLoS ONE 2019;14(11).

(3) Wilharm A, Tabib Y, Nassar M, Reinhardt A, Mizraji G, Sandrock I, et al. Mutual interplay between IL-17–producing γδT cells and microbiota orchestrates oral mucosal homeostasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019;116(7):2652-2661.

(4) Gofrit ON, Bercovier H, Klein BY, Cohen IR, Ben-Hur T, Greenblatt CL. Can immunization with Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) protect against Alzheimer's disease? Med Hypotheses 2019;123:95-97.

(5) Capucha T, Koren N, Nassar M, Heyman O, Nir T, Levy M, et al. Sequential BMP7/TGF-β1 signaling and microbiota instruct mucosal Langerhans cell differentiation. J Exp Med 2018;215(2):481-500.

(6) Nassar M, Tabib Y, Capucha T, Mizraji G, Nir T, Pevsner-Fischer M, et al. GAS6 is a key homeostatic immunological regulator of host-commensal interactions in the oral mucosa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2017;114(3):E337-E346.

(7) Weill F-, Njamkepo E, Fawal N, Tran-Dien A, Hawkey J, Strockbine N, et al. Global phylogeography and evolutionary history of Shigella dysenteriae type 1. Nat Microbiol 2016;1(4).

(8) Eyngor M, Zamostiano R, Tsofack JEK, Berkowitz A, Bercovier H, Tinman S, et al. Identification of a novel RNA virus lethal to tilapia. J Clin Microbiol 2014;52(12):4137-4146.

(9) Acevedo R, Landys M, Acosta A, Bercovier H, Norazmi MN, Ferro V, et al. Second international congress on immunopharmacology: delivery systems and current strategies for drug design. BMC Immunol 2013;14 Suppl 1.

(10) Lagranderie M, Kluge C, Kieferbiasizzo H, Abolhassani M, Nahori M, Fitting C, et al. Mycobacterium bovis Bacillus Calmette-Guérin killed by extended freeze-drying reduces colitis in mice. Gastroenterology 2011;141(2):642-652.e4.

(11) Safdie G, Farrah IY, Yahia R, Marva E, Wilamowski A, Sawalha SS, et al. Molecular characterization of borrelia persica, the agent of tick borne relapsing fever in israel and the palestinian authority. PLoS ONE 2010;5(11).

(12) Cohen N, Stolarsky-Bennun M, Amir-Kroll H, Margalit R, Nussbaum G, Cohen-Sfady M, et al. Pneumococcal capsular polysaccharide is immunogenic when present on the surface of macrophages and dendritic cells: TLR4 signaling induced by a conjugate vaccine or by lipopolysaccharide is conducive. J Immunol 2008;180(4):2409-2418.

(13) Barenholz A, Hovav A-, Fishman Y, Rahav G, Gershoni JM, Bercovier H. A peptide mimetic of the mycobacterial mannosylated lipoarabinomannan: Characterization and potential applications. J Med Microbiol 2007;56(5):579-586.

(14) Aoki T, Hirono I, Kurokawa K, Fukuda H, Nahary R, Eldar A, et al. Genome sequences of three koi herpesvirus isolates representing the expanding distribution of an emerging disease threatening koi and common carp worldwide. J Virol 2007;81(10):5058-5065.

(15) Vandamme P, Holmes B, Bercovier H, Coenye T. Classification of Centers for Disease Control Group Eugonic Fermenter (EF)-4a and EF-4b as Neisseria animaloris sp. nov. and Neisseria zoodegmatis sp. nov., respectively. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006;56(8):1801-1805.

(16) Hovav A-, Mullerad J, Maly A, Davidovitch L, Fishman Y, Bercovier H. Aggravated infection in mice co-administered with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and the 27-kDa lipoprotein. Microbes Infect 2006;8(7):1750-1757.

(17) Hovav A-, Bercovier H. Pseudo-rationale design of efficient TB vaccines: Lesson from the mycobacterial 27-kDa lipoprotein. Tuberculosis 2006;86(3-4 SPEC. ISS.):225-235.

(18) Assous MV, Wilamowski A, Bercovier H, Marva E. Molecular characterization of tickborne relapsing fever Borrelia, Israel. Emerg Infect Dis 2006;12(11):1740-1743.

(19) Bercovier H, Fishman Y, Nahary R, Sinai S, Zlotkin A, Eyngor M, et al. Cloning of the koi herpesvirus (KHV) gene encoding thymidine kinase and its use for a highly sensitive PCR based diagnosis. BMC Microbiol 2005;5.

(20) Hovav A-, Fishman Y, Bercovier H. Gamma interferon and monophosphoryl lipid A-trehalose dicorynomycolate are efficient adjuvants for Mycobacterium tuberculosis multivalent acellular vaccine. Infect Immun 2005;73(1):250-257.

(21) Gilad O, Yun S, Zagmutt-Vergara FJ, Leutenegger CM, Bercovier H, Hedrick RP. Concentrations of a Koi herpesvirus (KHV) in tissues of experimentally infected Cyprinus carpio koi as assessed by real-time TaqMan PCR. Dis Aquatic Org 2004;60(3):179-187.

(22) Al-Hawajri AAN, Keret D, Simhon A, Zlotkin A, Fishman Y, Bercovier H, et al. Helicobacter pylori DNA in dental plaques, gastroscopy, and dental devices. Dig Dis Sci 2004;49(7-8):1091-1094.

(23) Hovav A-, Davidovitch L, Nussbaum G, Mullerad J, Fishman Y, Bercovier H. Mitogenicity of the recombinant mycobacterial 27-kilodalton lipoprotein is not connected to its antiprotective effect. Infect Immun 2004;72(6):3383-3390.

(24) Rahav G, Pinco E, Bachrach G, Bercovier H. Molecular epidemiology of asymptomatic bacteriuria in the elderly. Age Ageing 2003;32(6):670-673.

(25) Gilad O, Yun S, Adkison MA, Way K, Willits NH, Bercovier H, et al. Molecular comparison of isolates of an emerging fish pathogen, koi herpesvirus, and the effect of water temperature on mortality of experimentally infected koi. J Gen Virol 2003;84(10):2661-2668.

(26) Hovav A-, Mullerad J, Davidovitch L, Fishman Y, Bigi F, Cataldi A, et al. The Mycobacterium tuberculosis recombinant 27-kilodalton lipoprotein induces a strong Th1-type immune response deleterious to protection. Infect Immun 2003;71(6):3146-3154.

(27) Barenholz A, Fishel F, Yakir E, Gatt S, Barenholz Y, Bercovier H. Liposomes enhance bioremediation of oil-contaminated soil. J Liposome Res 2003;13(2):173-186.

(28) Mullerad J, Hovav A-, Nahary R, Fishman Y, Bercovier H. Immunogenicity of a 16.7 kDa Mycobacterium paratuberculosis antigen. Microb Pathog 2003;34(2):81-90.

(29) Mullerad J, Hovav A-, Fishman Y, Barletta RG, Bercovier H. Antigenicity of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis superoxide dismutase in mice. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 2002;34(1):81-88.

(30) Mullerad J, Michal I, Fishman Y, Hovav A-, Barletta RG, Bercovier H. The immunogenicity of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis 85B antigen. Med Microbiol Immunol 2002;190(4):179-187.

(31) Gilad O, Yun S, Andree KB, Adkison MA, Zlotkin A, Bercovier H, et al. Initial characteristics of koi herpesvirus and development of a polymerase chain reaction assay to detect the virus in koi, Cyprinus carpio koi. Dis Aquatic Org 2002;48(2):101-108.

(32) Liu X, Feng Z, Harris NB, Cirillo JD, Bercovier H, Barletta RG. Identification of a secreted superoxide dismutase in Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 2001;202(2):233-238.

(33) Ravins M, Bercovier H, Chemtob D, Fishman Y, Rahav G. Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Israel. J Clin Microbiol 2001;39(3):1175-1177.

(34) Simhon A, Rahav G, Shazberg G, Block C, Bercovier H, Shapiro M. Acinetobacter baumannii at a tertiary-care teaching hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. J Clin Microbiol 2001;39(1):389-391.

(35) Berridge BR, Bercovier H, Frelier PF. Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus difficile 16S-23S intergenic rDNA: Genetic homogeneity and species-specific PCR. Vet Microbiol 2001;78(2):165-173.

(36) Bercovier H, Vincent V. Mycobacterial infections in domestic and wild animals due to Mycobacterium marinum, M. fortuitum, M. chelonae, M. porcinum, M. farcinogenes, M. smegmatis, M. scrofulaceum, M. xenopi, M. kansasii, M. simiae and M. genavense. OIE Rev Sci Tech 2001;20(1):265-290.

(37) Rothschild BM, Martin LD, Lev G, Bercovier H, Bar-Gal GK, Greenblatt C, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex DNA from an extinct bison dated 17,000 years before the present. Clin Infect Dis 2001;33(3):305-311.

(38) Bachrach G, Colston MJ, Bercovier H, Bar-Nir D, Anderson C, Papavinasasundaram KG. New single-copy mycobacterial plasmid, pMF1, from Mycobacterium fortuitum which is compatible with the pAL5000 replicon. Microbiology 2000;146(2):297-303.

(39) Hedrick RP, Gilad O, Yun S, Spangenberg JV, Marty GD, Nordhausen RW, et al. A herpesvirus associated with mass mortality of juvenile and adult koi, a strain of common carp. J Aquatic Anim Health 2000;12(1):44-57.

(40) Almog R, Low M, Cohen D, Robin G, Ashkenazi S, Bercovier H, et al. Prevalence of anti-hepatitis A antibodies, hepatitis B viral markers, and anti-hepatitis C antibodies among immigrants from the former USSR who arrived in Israel during 1990-1991. Infection 1999;27(3):212-217.

(41) Eldar A, Perl S, Frelier PF, Bercovier H. Red drum Sciaenops ocellatus mortalities associated with Streptococcus iniae infection. Dis Aquatic Org 1999;36(2):121-127.

(42) Eldar A, Goria M, Ghittino C, Zlotkin A, Bercovier H. Biodiversity of Lactococcus garvieae strains isolated from fish in Europe, Asia, and Australia. Appl Environ Microbiol 1999;65(3):1005-1008.

(43) Zlotkin A, Eldar A, Ghittino C, Bercovier H. Identification of Lactococcus garvieae by PCR. J Clin Microbiol 1998;36(4):983-985.

(44) Berridge BR, Fuller JD, De Azavedo J, Low DE, Bercovier H, Frelier PF. Development of specific nested oligonucleotide PCR primers for the Streptococcus iniae 16S-23S ribosomal DNA intergenic spacer. J Clin Microbiol 1998;36(9):2778-2781.

(45) Low M, Almog R, Green MS, Ashkenazi S, Bercovier H, Katzenelson E, et al. Immune status against diphtheria among immigrants from the former USSR who arrived in Israel during 1990-1991. Infection 1998;26(2):104-108.

(46) Eldar A, Lawhon S, F. Frelier P, Assenta L, Simpson BR, Varner PW, et al. Restriction fragment length polymorphisms of 16s rDNA and of whole rRNA genes (ribotyping) of Streptococcus iniae strains from the United States and Israel. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1997;151(2):155-162.

(47) Eldar A, Horovitcz A, Bercovier H. Development and efficacy of a vaccine against Streptococcus iniae infection in farmed rainbow trout. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 1997;56(1-2):175-183.

(48) Hurvitz A, Bercovier H, Van Rijn J. Effect of ammonia on the survival and the immune response of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum) vaccinated against Streptococcus iniae. Fish Shellfish Immunol 1997;7(1):45-53.

(49) Bercovier H, Ghittino C, Eldar A. Immunization with bacterial antigens: infections with streptococci and related organisms. Dev Biol Stand 1997;90:153-160.

(50) Bachrach G, Banai M, Fishman Y, Bercovier H. Delayed-type hypersensitivity activity of the brucella L7/L12 ribosomal protein depends on posttranslational modification. Infect Immun 1997;65(1):267-271.

(51) Vromen A, Spira RM, Bercovier H, Berry E, Freund HR. Pentoxifylline and thalidomide fail to reduce hepatic steatosis during total parenteral nutrition and bowel rest in the rat. J PARENTER ENTER NUTR 1997;21(4):233-234.

(52) Eldar A, Ghittino C, Asanta L, Bozzetta E, Goria M, Prearo M, et al. Enterococcus seriolicida is a junior synonym of Lactococcus garvieae, a causative agent of septicemia and meningoencephalitis in fish. Curr Microbiol 1996;32(2):85-88.

(53) Eldar A, Shapiro O, Bejerano Y, Bercovier H. Vaccination with whole-cell vaccine and bacterial protein extract protects tilapia against Streptococcus difficile meningoencephalitis. Vaccine 1995;13(9):867-870.

(54) Eldar A, Bejerano Y, Livoff A, Horovitcz A, Bercovier H. Experimental streptococcal meningo-encephalitis in cultured fish. Vet Microbiol 1995;43(1):33-40.

(55) Pappo I, Bercovier H, Berry E, Gallilly R, Feigin E, Freund HR. Antitumor necrosis factor antibodies reduce hepatic steatosis during total parenteral nutrition and bowel rest in the rat. J PARENTER ENTER NUTR 1995;19(1):80-82.

(56) Eldar A, Frelier PF, Assenta L, Varner PW, Lawhon S, Bercovier H. Streptococcus shiloi, the name for an agent causing septicemic infection in fish, is a junior synonym of Streptococcus iniae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1995;45(4):840-842.

(57) Bachrach G, Bar-Nir D, Banai M, Bercovier H. Identification and nucleotide sequence of Brucella melitensis L7/L12 ribosomal protein. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1994;120(3):237-240.

(58) Cohen D, Green MS, Katzenelson E, Slepon R, Bercovier H, Wiener M. Long-term persistence of anti-diphtheria toxin antibodies among adults in Israel - Implications for vaccine policy. Eur J Epidemiol 1994;10(3):267-270.

(59) Eldar A, Bejerano Y, Bercovier H. Streptococcus shiloi and Streptococcus difficile: Two new streptococcal species causing a meningoencephalitis in fish. Curr Microbiol 1994;28(3):139-143.

(60) Rahav G, Pinco E, Silbaq F, Bercovier H. Molecular epidemiology of catheter-associated bacteriuria in nursing home patients. J Clin Microbiol 1994;32(4):1031-1034.

(61) Orr N, Arnon R, Rubin G, Cohen D, Bercovier H, Lowell GH. Enhancement of anti-Shigella lipopolysaccharide (LPS) response by addition of the cholera toxin B subunit to oral and intranasal proteosome-Shigella flexneri 2a LPS vaccines. Infect Immun 1994;62(11):5198-5200.

(62) Bachrach G, Banai M, Bardenstein S, Hoida G, Genizi A, Bercovier H. Brucella ribosomal protein L7/L12 is a major component in the antigenicity of Brucellin INRA for delayed-type hypersensitivity in Brucella-sensitized guinea pigs. Infect Immun 1994;62(12):5361-5366.

(63) Silbaq F, Bercovier H. Nucleotide sequence of Mycobacterium leprae elongation factor (EF-Tu) gene. Nucleic Acids Res 1993;21(14):3327.

(64) Pinner E, Carmel O, Bercovier H, Sela S, Padan E, Schuldiner S. Cloning, sequencing and expression of the nhaA and nhaR genes from Salmonella entiritidis. Arch Microbiol 1992;157(4):323-328.

(65) Yavzori M, Cohen D, Bercovier H. Molecular epidemiology of shigella infections in Israel. Epidemiol Infect 1992;109(2):273-282.

(66) Pappo I, Bercovier H, Berry EM, Haviv Y, Gallily R, Freund HR. Polymyxin B reduces total parenteral nutrition-associated hepatic steatosis by its antibacterial activity and by blocking deleterious effects of lipopolysaccharide. J PARENTER ENTER NUTR 1992;16(6):529-532.

(67) Leshem B, Dekel R, Bercovier H, Tchakirov R, Polacheck I, Zakay-Rones Z, et al. Cytokine-induced resistance to microbial infections in normal, immunosuppressed and bone marrow transplanted mice. Bone Marrow Transplant 1992;9(6):471-477.

(68) Liesack W, Sela S, Bercovier H, Pitulle C, Stackebrandt E. Complete nucleotide sequence of the Mycobacterium leprae 23 S and 5 S rRNA genes plus flanking regions and their potential in designing diagnostic oligonucleotide probes. FEBS Lett 1991;286(1-2):238.

(69) Liesack W, Sela S, Bercovier H, Pitulle C, Stackebrandt E. Complete nucleotide sequence of the Mycobacterium leprae 23 S and 5 S rRNA genes plus flanking regions and their potential in designing diagnostic oligonucleotide probes. FEBS Lett 1991;281(1-2):114-118.

(70) Collins MT, Hoiby N, Berg Jorgensen J, Bercovier H, Lambrecht RS, Jorgensen E. Crossed immunoelectrophoretic analysis of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis. APMIS 1991;99(1):83-92.

(71) Cohen D, Katzenelson E, Green M, Slepon R, Bercovier H, Danon Y. Prevalence and correlates of diphtheria toxin antibodies among young adults in Israel. J Infect 1991;23(2):117-121.

(72) Maayan S, Morali G, Engelhard D, Akerman Z, Gez E, Shapiro M, et al. Legionellosis at Hadassah University Hospital: A 1-year survey. Isr J Med Sci 1991;27(3):145-149.

(73) Silbaq F, Mor N, Levy L, Bercovier H. The disease of CBA and BALB/c mice that follows inoculation of a small number of Mycobacterium lepraemurium into the hind foot pad. Int J Lepr 1990;58(4):681-689.

(74) Rahav G, Sela S, Bercovier H. Development of sensitive methods for the detection of myobacteria by DNA probes. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1990;72(1-2):29-33.

(75) Yogev D, Sela S, Bercovier H, Razin S. Nucleotide sequence and codon usage of the elongation factor Tu(EF‐Tu) gene from Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Mol Microbiol 1990;4(8):1303-1310.

(76) Freund HR, Muggia-Sullam M, Berry EM, Bercovier H. Total parenteral nutrition and bowel rest result in change of cecal flora but no increased bacterial translocation. SURG RES COMMUN 1990;7(4):357-362.

(77) Resnick M, Roguel-Resnick N, Bercovier H, Levy L, Toledo J, Zipori D. Detection of interleukin-3 in the serum of mice infected with mycobacterium lepraemurium. J Infect Dis 1990;162(5):1202-1204.

(78) Bercovier H, Kafri O, Kornitzer D, Sela S. Cloning and restriction analysis of ribosomal RNA genes from Mycobacterium smegmatis. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1989;57(2):125-128.

(79) Silbaq F, Levy L, Bercovier H. Doubling time of Mycobacterium lepraemurium in mouse footpads. Res Microbiol 1989;140(1):43-50.

(80) Sela S, Clark-Curtiss JE, Bercovier H. Characterization and taxonomic implications of the rRNA genes of Mycobacterium leprae. J Bacteriol 1989;171(1):70-73.

(81) Sela S, Yogev D, Razin S, Bercovier H. Duplication of the tuf gene: a new insight into the phylogeny of eubacteria. J Bacteriol 1989;171(1):581-584.

(82) Ephros M, Engelhard D, Maayan S, Bercovier H, Avital A, Yatsiv I. Legionella gormanii pneumonia in a child with chronic granulomatous disease. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1989;8(10):726.

(83) Resnick M, Roguel N, Bercovier H, Enk C, Frankenburg S, Kedar E. Lysis of murine macrophages infected with intracellular pathogens by interleukin 2-activated killer (LAK) cells in vitro. Cell Immunol 1988;113(1):214-219.

(84) Shuval HI, Fattal B, Bercovier H. Legionnaires diseases and the water environment in Israel. Water Sci Technol 1988;20(11-12):33-38.

(85) Yogev D, Sela S, Bercovier H, Razin S. Elongation factor (EF-Tu) gene probe detects polymorphism in Mycoplasma strains. FEMS Microbiol Lett 1988;50(2-3):145-149.

(86) Mor N, Resnick M, Silbaq F, Bercovier H, Levy L. Reduction of tellurite and deesterification of fluorescein diacetate are not well correlated with the viability of mycobacteria. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur.Microbiologie 1988;139(3):279-288.

(87) Resnick M, Ben-Ishay Z, Mor N, Levy L, Bercovier H. Haemophagocytosis and other haematological aspects of Mycobacterium lepraemurium disease of mice. J Comp Pathol 1988;99(1):65-75.

(88) Resnick M, Fibach E, Lebastard M, Lebastard M, Levy L, Bercovier H. Response of the murine hematopoietic system to chronic infection with Mycobacterium lepraemurium. Infect Immun 1988;56(12):3145-3151.

(89) Bercovier H, Resnick M, Kornitzer D, Levy L. Rapid method for testing drug-susceptibility of Mycobacteria ssp. and gram-positive bacteria using rhodamine 123 and fluorescein diacetate. J Microbiol Methods 1987;7(2-3):139-142.

(90) Polacheck I, Melamed M, Bercovier H, Salkin IF. β-Glucosidase in Candida albicans and its application in yeast identification. J Clin Microbiol 1987;25(5):907-910.

(91) Resnick M, Bercovier H, Aizer F, Mor N, Levy L. Death of Mycobacterium lepraemurium after multiplication in CBA, BALB/c and nude mice. Annales de l'Institut Pasteur.Microbiologie 1987;138(1):15-19.

(92) Bercovier H, Fattal B, Shuval H. Seasonal distribution of Legionellae isolated from various types of water in Israel. Isr J Med Sci 1986;22(9):644-646.

(93) Bercovier H, Kafri O, Sela S. Mycobacteria possess a surprisingly small number of ribosomal RNA genes in relation to the size of their genome. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 1986;136(3):1136-1141.

(94) Bercovier H, Steigerwalt AG, Derhi-Cochin M. Isolation of legionellae from oxidation ponds and fishponds in Israel and description of Legionella israelensis sp. nov. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1986;36(3):368-371.

(95) Resnick M, Bercovier H, Mor N, Levy L. Unforeseen death of mycobacterium lepraemurium in infected susceptible mice. J Infect Dis 1986;153(2):368-370.

(96) Israeli A, Bercovier H, Shapiro M. Legionellosis - An occupational hazard? Isr J Med Sci 1985;21(9):759-760.

(97) Resnick M, Schuldiner S, Bercovier H. Bacterial membrane potential analyzed by spectrofluorocytometry. Curr Microbiol 1985;12(4):183-185.

(98) Fattal B, Bercovier H, Derai-Cochin M, Shuval HI. Wastewater reuse and exposure to Legionella organisms. Water Res 1985;19(6):693-696.

(99) Bercovier H, Israeli A, Goodman A, Shapiro M. Isolation of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 from a fatal case of pneumonia in Israel. Isr J Med Sci 1984;20(11):1109-1111.

(100) Bercovier H, Brault J, Cohen S, Melis R, Lambert T, Mollaret HH. A new isolation medium for the revovery of Yersinia enterocolitica from environmental sources. Curr Microbiol 1984;10(3):121-124.

(101) Bercovier H, Escande F, Grimont PAD. Biological characterization of Actinobacillus species and Pasteurella ureae. Ann Inst Pasteur Microbiol 1984;135(2):203-218.

(102) Bercovier H, Steigerwalt AG, Guiyoule A. Yersinia aldovae (formerly Yersinia enterocolitica-like group X2): A new species of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from aquatic ecosystems. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984;34(2):166-172.

(103) Escande F, Grimont F, Grimont PAD, Bercovier H. Deoxyribonnucleic acid relatedness among strains of Actinobacillus spp. and Pasteurella ureae. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1984;34(3):309-315.

(104) Lambert T, Bercovier H, Goldstein F, Bourlioux P, Voinnesson A, Guiyoule A. Etude epidemiologique du portage humain de Y. enterocolitica dans la region parisienne. A propos de 3200 corprocultures systématiques. Med Mal Infect 1983;13(4):227-230.

(105) Mollaret HH, Alonso JM, Bercovier H. Biological, diagnostical and ecological aspects of Yersiniosis. Med Mal Infect 1982;12(12 Bis):664-667.

(106) Bercovier H, Falcou J, Brault G. γ-Glutamyltransferase activity in the genus Yersinia. ANN MICROBIOL 1981;132 A(2):197-200.

(107) Bercovier H, Ursing J, Don Brenner J, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Carter GP, et al. Yersinia kristensenii: A new species of enterobacteriaceae composed of sucrose-negative strains (formerly called atypical Yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-Like). Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):219-224.

(108) Ursing J, Don Brennert J, Bercovier H, Richard Fanning G, Steigerwalt AG, Brault J, et al. Yersinia frederiksenii: A new species of enterobacteriaceae composed of rhamnose-positive strains (formerly called atypical yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-Like). Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):213-217.

(109) Bercovier H, Mollaret HH, Alonso JM, Brault J, Fanning GR, Steigerwalt AG, et al. Intra- and interspecies relatedness of Yersinia pestis by DNA hybridization and its relationship to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):225-229.

(110) Brenner DJ, Ursing J, Bercovier H, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Alonso JM, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness in Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia enterocolitica-like organisms. Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):195-200.

(111) Brenner DJ, Bercovier H, Ursing J, Alonso JM, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, et al. Yersinia intermedia: A new species of enterobacteriaceae composed of rhamnose-positive, melibiose-positive, raffinose-positive strains (formerly called Yersinia enterocolitica or Yersinia enterocolitica-like). Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):207-212.

(112) Bercovier H, Brenner DJ, Ursing J, Steigerwalt AG, Fanning GR, Alonso JM, et al. Characterization of Yersinia enterocolitica sensu stricto. Curr Microbiol 1980;4(4):201-206.

(113) Bercovier H. Bilan de deux années de sérologie de la « Maladie des Légionnairesen France. Top Catal 1980;10(9):414-417.

(114) Bercovier H. Serologic diagnosis of 'Legionnaires' disease' in France. Med Mal Infect 1980;10(9):414-417.

(115) Dournon E, Bercovier H. Maladie des Légionnaires et Leptospiroses : parentés épidémiologiques ou antigéniques ? Top Catal 1980;10(9):418-421.

(116) Dournon E, Bercovier H. Legionnaires' disease and Leptospirosis: Epidemiological and antigenic relationships. Med Mal Infect 1980;10(9):418-421.

(117) Dournon E, Frottier J, Bercovier H. Indigenous legionnaires' disease. Importance of clinical symptoms. Nouv Presse Med 1980;9(24):1695-1697.

(118) Chatelain R, Bercovier H, Gaudin P, Mollaret HH. Isolement en France de souches appartenant au groupe bactérien EF-4. Top Catal 1980;10(11):530-533.

(119) Chatelain R, Bercovier H, Gaudin P, Mollaret HH. First isolation in France of strains belonging to group EF-4. Med Mal Infect 1980;10(11):530-533.

(120) Mollaret HH, Bercovier H, Alonso JM. Summary of the data received at the WHO Reference Center for Yersinia enterocolitica. Contrib Microbiol Immunol 1979;5:174-184.

(121) Alonso JM, Bercovier H, Servan J, Mollaret HH. Contribution to the study of the ecology of Yersinia enterocolitica in France. Contrib Microbiol Immunol 1979;5:132-143.

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(123) Bercovier H, Carlier JP. Gas liquid chromatography of non-volatile fatty acid produced by Yersinia enterocolitica. ANN MICROBIOL 1979;130 A(1):37-46.

(124) Chatelain R, Bercovier H, Guiyoule A. Differentiation of 'pasteurella' and 'actinobacillus' from 'enterobacteriaceae' by use of the O/129 vibriostatic agent. ANN MICROBIOL 1979;130 A(4):449-454.

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(128) Bercovier H, Brault J, Barré N, Treignier M, Alonso JM, Mollaret HH. Biochemical, serological, and phage typing characteristics of 459 Yersinia strains isolated from a terrestrial ecosystem. Curr Microbiol 1978;1(6):353-357.

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(132) Mishra GS, Durette-Desset MC, Bercovier H. Presence of Heligmosomoides glareoli Baylis, 1928 in Clethrionomys glareolus; first observation in France. Ann Parasitol Hum Comp 1976;51(1):157-160.

(133) Befekadu E, Bercovier H, Alonso JM, Mollaret HH. Rôle épidémiologique éventuel des animaux domestiques dans l'infection humaine à Yersinia enterocolitica. A propos d'une observation. Med Mal Infect 1976;6(1):29-31.

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(139) Alonso JM, Bercovier H, Bourdin M, Mollaret HH. Inoculation expérimentale de Francisella tularensis à certains carnivores et oiseaux Déductions épidémiologiques. Med Mal Infect 1975;5(1):39-48.

(140) Bercovier H, Alonso JM, Bourdin M, Mollaret HH. La tularémie chez les rongeurs myomorphes: Premiers isolements en France et sensibilité de ces espèces à l'inoculation expérimentale. Med Mal Infect 1975;5(2):115-116.

(141) Alonso JM, Bercovier H, Destombes P, Mollaret HH. Experimental pathogenicity of 'Yersinia enterocolitica' for athymic nude mice. COLLECT ANN INST PASTEUR 1975;126 B(2):187-199.

(142) Alonso JM, Bejot J, Bercovier H, Mollaret HH, Brault J, François A, et al. Sur un groupe de souches de Yersinia enterocolitica fermentant le rhamnose. Intérêt diagnostique et particularités écologiques. Med Mal Infect 1975;5(10):490-492.

(143) Bercovier H, Mollaret HH. A simple technique of culture of ticks on small mammals. Bull Soc Pathol Exot Fil 1974;67(3):305-308.