Publications



Increase of efflux-mediated resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during antibiotic treatment in patients suffering from nosocomial pneumonia.
Int J Antimicrob Agents 2016 Jan 26;47(1):77-83. Epub 2015 Nov 26.
Pharmacologie cellulaire et moléculaire & Louvain Drug Research Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:




The deletion of TonB-dependent receptor genes is part of the genome reduction process that occurs during adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to the cystic fibrosis lung.
Pathog Dis 2014 Jun 16;71(1):26-38. Epub 2014 Apr 16.
Department of Bioengineering Sciences, Research Group Microbiology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VIB Structural Biology, Brussels, Belgium; Unit of Microbiology, Expert Group Molecular and Cellular Biology, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK CEN), Mol, Belgium.

Business oriented EU human cell and tissue product legislation will adversely impact Member States' health care systems.
Cell Tissue Bank 2013 Dec 20;14(4):525-60. Epub 2013 Sep 20.
Human Cell and Tissue Banks, Laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Technology (LabMCT), Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium,


Beware of the commercialization of human cells and tissues: situation in the European Union.
Cell Tissue Bank 2012 Aug 21;13(3):487-98. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
Human Cell and Tissue Banks, Laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Technology, Burn Wound Centre, Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussel, Belgium.

Evaluation of a microbiological screening and acceptance procedure for cryopreserved skin allografts based on 14 day cultures.
Cell Tissue Bank 2012 Jun 21;13(2):287-95. Epub 2011 Apr 21.
Human Cell and Tissue Banks, Laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Technology, Burn Wound Centre, Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

Glycerol treatment as recovery procedure for cryopreserved human skin allografts positive for bacteria and fungi.
Cell Tissue Bank 2012 Mar 1;13(1):1-7. Epub 2011 Mar 1.
Skin- and Keratinocyte Bank, Laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Technology, Burn Wound Centre, Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.


Potential release of aluminum and other metals by food-grade aluminum foil used for skin allograft cryo preservation.
Cell Tissue Bank 2011 Aug 10;12(3):241-6. Epub 2010 Feb 10.
LabMCT, Skin- and Keratinocyte Bank, Burn Wound Centre, Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.





Gene polymorphisms of Toll-like and related recognition receptors in relation to the vaginal carriage of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae.
J Reprod Immunol 2009 Jan 6;79(2):163-73. Epub 2009 Feb 6.
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Global Pseudomonas aeruginosa biodiversity as reflected in a Belgian river.
Environ Microbiol 2005 Jul;7(7):969-80
Laboratory of Microbial Interactions, Department of Molecular and Cellular Interactions, Flanders Interuniversity Institute of Biotechnology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.


Pseudomonas aeruginosa displays an epidemic population structure.
Environ Microbiol 2002 Dec;4(12):898-911
Laboratory of Microbial Interactions, Department of Immunology, Parasitology, and Ultrastructure, Flanders Interuniversity Institute of Biotechnology, Brussels Free University, Paardenstraat 65, B-1640 Sint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium.

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