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Laboratory evaluation of four HIV/syphilis rapid diagnostic tests.

BMC Infect Dis 2019 Jan 3;19(1). Epub 2019 Jan 3.

HIV/STI Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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https://bmcinfectdis.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s128
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3567-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6318958PMC
January 2019

An experiment on the impact of coaches' and athlete leaders' competence support on athletes' motivation and performance.

Scand J Med Sci Sports 2018 Dec 11;28(12):2734-2750. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Movement Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.13273DOI Listing
December 2018

The effect of descriptive age norms on the motivation to exercise among older adults.

Health Promot Int 2017 Dec 12. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

KU Leuven, Department of Movement Sciences, Research Group Physical Activity, Sports & Health, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dax092DOI Listing
December 2017

Is perceived athlete leadership quality related to team effectiveness? A comparison of three professional sports teams.

J Sci Med Sport 2017 Aug 24;20(8):800-806. Epub 2017 Jan 24.

Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2016.11.024DOI Listing
August 2017

"Yes, we can!" review on team confidence in sports.

Curr Opin Psychol 2017 Aug 1;16:98-103. Epub 2017 May 1.

Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, Box 1500, 3001 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.04.024DOI Listing
August 2017

An examination of the relationship between athlete leadership and cohesion using social network analysis.

J Sports Sci 2016 Nov 22;34(21):2063-73. Epub 2016 Feb 22.

b Department of Kinesiology , KU Leuven , Leuven , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1150601DOI Listing
November 2016

Sensitivity and specificity of dried blood spots for HIV-1 viral load quantification: A laboratory assessment of 3 commercial assays.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Nov;95(48):e5475

aDepartment of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium bDepartment of Essential Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland cDepartment of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005475DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5134769PMC
November 2016

Evaluation of Convalescent Plasma for Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea.

N Engl J Med 2016 Jan;374(1):33-42

From the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (J.G., K.F., J.B., R.R., Y.C., M.D.C., L.L., A.D.W.), Médecins sans Frontières, Brussels (A.A., C.L.), and the Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven (R.R.) - all in Belgium; Medical Research Council Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London (T.E., P.G.S.), Institute of Translational Medicine and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, University of Liverpool, Liverpool (M.G.S.), and Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford, Oxford (P.W.H.) - all in the United Kingdom; Aix Marseille University (X.L., P.G.), French Institute of Research for Development (X.L.), École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique (X.L.), and Institut Hospitalo-Universitaire Méditerranée Infection (X.L., P.G.), Marseille, Etablissement Français du Sang, La Plaine Saint Denis (P.G., P.T.), Unité de Biologie des Infections Virales Emergentes, Institut Pasteur, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie (S.B.), Laboratoire P4 INSERM-Jean Mérieux (H.R.), Lyon, and Université de Franche Comté, Etablissement Français du Sang, INSERM UMR 1098, Besançon (P.T.) - all in France; Laboratory of Viral Hemorrhagic Fever, Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry (N.M.), Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales de l'Hôpital National Donka, Conakry (E.I.B.), National Blood Transfusion Center (N.H.), Conakry, and National Center for Training and Research in Rural Health of Maferinyah, Forecariah (A.D.) - all in Guinea; and Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal (O.F., A.A.S.).

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http://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1511812
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1511812DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5856332PMC
January 2016

Characteristics and spread to the native population of HIV-1 non-B subtypes in two European countries with high migration rate.

BMC Infect Dis 2015 Nov 16;15:524. Epub 2015 Nov 16.

Aids Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185-Blok A, B-9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-015-1217-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4647655PMC
November 2015

Perceived Sources of Team Confidence in Soccer and Basketball.

Med Sci Sports Exerc 2015 Jul;47(7):1470-84

1Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM; and 2Center for Social and Cultural Psychology, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1249/MSS.0000000000000561DOI Listing
July 2015

The myth of the team captain as principal leader: extending the athlete leadership classification within sport teams.

J Sports Sci 2014 24;32(14):1389-97. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

a KU Leuven , Department of Kinesiology , Leuven , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2014.891291DOI Listing
April 2015

Use of rapid HIV testing in a low threshold centre in Antwerp, Belgium, 2007-2012.

Int J STD AIDS 2014 Nov 3;25(13):936-42. Epub 2014 Apr 3.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerpen, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462414526705DOI Listing
November 2014

Discriminatory capacity between HIV-1 and HIV-2 of the new rapid confirmation assay Geenius.

J Virol Methods 2014 Nov 27;208:11-5. Epub 2014 Jul 27.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2014.07.025DOI Listing
November 2014

Assessment of desiccants and their instructions for use in rapid diagnostic tests.

Malar J 2012 Sep 13;11:326. Epub 2012 Sep 13.

Unit of Tropical Laboratory Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/147
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-11-326DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3493316PMC
September 2012

Performance of a rapid and simple HIV testing algorithm in a multicenter phase III microbicide clinical trial.

Clin Vaccine Immunol 2011 Sep 13;18(9):1480-5. Epub 2011 Jul 13.

HIV/STI Reference Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 155 Nationalestraat, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.05069-11DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3165239PMC
September 2011

Genotypic impact of prolonged detectable HIV type 1 RNA viral load after HAART failure in a CRF01_AE-infected cohort.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2011 Jul 23;27(7):727-35. Epub 2010 Nov 23.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/aid.2010.0037DOI Listing
July 2011

Evaluation of four rapid tests for diagnosis and differentiation of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in Guinea-Conakry, West Africa.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2010 Sep 17;104(9):571-6. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

Médecins sans Frontiérès, Medical Department, Brussels Operational Center, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2010.05.007DOI Listing
September 2010

Viral load assay sensitivity and low level viremia in HAART treated HIV patients.

J Clin Virol 2010 Apr 6;47(4):335-9. Epub 2010 Feb 6.

Ghent University, AIDS Reference Laboratory, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2010.01.008DOI Listing
April 2010

Proof of principle: an HIV p24 microsphere immunoassay with potential application to HIV clinical diagnosis.

Cytometry B Clin Cytom 2009 May;76(3):231-6

Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cyto.b.20466DOI Listing
May 2009

Inhibition of replication of primary HIV-1 isolates in huPBL-NOD/Scid mice by antibodies from HIV-1 infected patients.

Antiviral Res 2007 Aug 6;75(2):129-38. Epub 2007 Mar 6.

Ghent University and Hospital, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Centre for Vaccinology, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.antiviral.2006.10.013DOI Listing
August 2007

The intraspleen huPBL NOD/SCID model to study the human HIV-specific antibody response selected in the course of natural infection.

J Immunol Methods 2007 Mar 9;320(1-2):49-57. Epub 2007 Jan 9.

Ghent University and Hospital, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Centre for Vaccinology, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2006.12.003DOI Listing
March 2007

Performance evaluation of the two protease sequencing primers of the Trugene HIV-1 genotyping kit.

J Virol Methods 2006 Aug 13;135(2):137-42. Epub 2006 Jun 13.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S016609340600159
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2006.05.010DOI Listing
August 2006

Dominant ex vivo cross-stimulation of CD8+ T-cells with whole soluble gag protein in HIV-infected subjects.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2006 Apr;41(5):548-56

Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.qai.0000209908.20373.72DOI Listing
April 2006

Pre-incubation of cell-free HIV-1 group M isolates with non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors blocks subsequent viral replication in co-cultures of dendritic cells and T cells.

Antivir Ther 2005 ;10(2):255-62

Department of Microbiology, Laboratories of Immunology and Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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July 2005

Disturbed secretory capacity for macrophage inflammatory protein (MIP)-1 alpha and MIP-1 beta in progressive HIV infection.

AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 2004 Oct;20(10):1087-91

Department of Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/aid.2004.20.1087DOI Listing
October 2004

Role of Baseline pol Genotype in HIV-1 Fitness Evolution.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2003 Aug;33(4):448-60

Department of Virology, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA.

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August 2003

Resistance testing in children changing human immunodeficiency virus type 1 protease inhibitor.

Pediatr Infect Dis J 2002 Mar;21(3):214-20

Laboratoire de Rétrovirologie, Centre de Recherche Public-Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

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March 2002