Leo G Visser

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Improved diagnosis of active Schistosoma infection in travellers and migrants using the ultra-sensitive in-house lateral flow test for detection of circulating anodic antigen (CAA) in serum.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Sep 4;37(9):1709-1716. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, L4-Q, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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September 2018

A recurrent migratory swelling.

Lancet Infect Dis 2018 Sep;18(9):1045

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands.

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September 2018

What's old is new again: the re-emergence of yellow fever in Brazil and vaccine shortages.

Clin Infect Dis 2018 Sep 10. Epub 2018 Sep 10.

Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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September 2018

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) among travellers to Africa: destination-specific data pooled from three European prospective studies.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Jul 23;18(1):341. Epub 2018 Jul 23.

Inflammation Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, POB 348, FIN-00029 HUS,, Helsinki, Finland.

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July 2018

Safety and immunogenicity of fractional dose intradermal injection of two quadrivalent conjugated meningococcal vaccines.

Vaccine 2018 06 16;36(26):3727-3732. Epub 2018 May 16.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands. Electronic address:

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June 2018

The diagnostic value of F-FDG-PET/CT and MRI in suspected vertebral osteomyelitis - a prospective study.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 05 19;45(5):798-805. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

MIRA Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, Biomedical Photonic Imaging Group, University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands.

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May 2018

Distribution and clinical determinants of time-to-positivity of blood cultures in patients with neutropenia.

Eur J Haematol 2018 Feb 13;100(2):206-214. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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February 2018

A 38-year-old woman with necrotising cervical lymphadenitis due to Histoplasma capsulatum.

Infection 2017 Dec 18;45(6):917-920. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Room C5-42, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2017

The effects of a psychological intervention directed at optimizing immune function: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2017 05 26;18(1):243. Epub 2017 May 26.

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Institute of Psychology, Health, Medical and Neuropsychology Unit, Leiden University, PO Box 9555, 2300 RB, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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May 2017

Increase in imported malaria in the Netherlands in asylum seekers and VFR travellers.

Malar J 2017 02 2;16(1):60. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service (GGD) of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, PO Box 2200, 1000 CE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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February 2017

Zika virus infection in 18 travellers returning from Surinam and the Dominican Republic, The Netherlands, November 2015-March 2016.

Infection 2016 Dec 21;44(6):797-802. Epub 2016 May 21.

Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) Bilthoven, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3721 MA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

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December 2016

Modelling a way out of yellow fever.

Lancet 2016 12 10;388(10062):2847-2848. Epub 2016 Nov 10.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, 2333 ZA Leiden, Netherlands.

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December 2016

Diagnosis and treatment based on quantitative PCR after controlled human malaria infection.

Malar J 2016 08 5;15(1):398. Epub 2016 Aug 5.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases, Radboud university medical center, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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August 2016

A Single 17D Yellow Fever Vaccination Provides Lifelong Immunity; Characterization of Yellow-Fever-Specific Neutralizing Antibody and T-Cell Responses after Vaccination.

PLoS One 2016 15;11(3):e0149871. Epub 2016 Mar 15.

Center of Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Division of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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July 2016

A family with African tick bite fever.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2015 May-Jun;13(3):274-5. Epub 2015 Apr 3.

Infectious Diseases Department, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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March 2016

Vaccination recommendations for adult patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 28;145:w14159. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Department of Public Health, Division of Infectious Disease / Travel Clinic, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Department of Medicine and Diagno.

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March 2016

Comparison of the PRNT and an immune fluorescence assay in yellow fever vaccinees receiving immunosuppressive medication.

Vaccine 2016 Mar 1;34(10):1247-51. Epub 2016 Feb 1.

Center of Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, Division of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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March 2016

Heterologous Protection against Malaria after Immunization with Plasmodium falciparum Sporozoites.

PLoS One 2015 1;10(5):e0124243. Epub 2015 May 1.

Radboud university medical center, Department of Medical Microbiology, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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January 2016

Hepatitis A vaccination in patients with rheumatic diseases and drug-induced immunosuppression.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2014 Mar-Apr;12(2):115-7. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2014

Memory B-cell and antibody responses induced by Plasmodium falciparum sporozoite immunization.

J Infect Dis 2014 Dec 25;210(12):1981-90. Epub 2014 Jun 25.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen.

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December 2014

Clinical aspects and management of cutaneous leishmaniasis in rheumatoid patients treated with TNF-α antagonists.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2013 Nov-Dec;11(6):412-20. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Socinstrasse 57, 4002 Basel, Switzerland; University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, 4033 Basel, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Post-travel screening of asymptomatic long-term travelers to the tropics for intestinal parasites using molecular diagnostics.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2014 May 10;90(5):835-9. Epub 2014 Mar 10.

Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands; Student Health Department, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

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May 2014

A case report of transfusion-transmitted Plasmodium malariae from an asymptomatic non-immune traveller.

Malar J 2013 Dec 5;12:439. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, Harbour Hospital and Institute for Tropical Diseases, Haringvliet 2 3011 TD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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December 2013

Intradermal fractional booster dose of inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine with a jet injector in healthy adults.

Vaccine 2013 Aug 13;31(36):3688-94. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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August 2013

Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae among travelers from the Netherlands.

Emerg Infect Dis 2013 Aug;19(8):1206-13

Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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August 2013

Business travelers' risk perception of infectious diseases: where are the knowledge gaps, and how serious are they?

J Travel Med 2013 Jan-Feb;20(1):11-6. Epub 2012 Dec 4.

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, UK.

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June 2013

[Haematogenous infection of a prosthetic joint].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2013 ;157(12):A5448

Afd. Orthopedie, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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May 2013

Pretravel preparation and travel-related morbidity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Inflamm Bowel Dis 2012 Nov 31;18(11):2079-85. Epub 2012 Jan 31.

Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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November 2012

Treatment outcome of intravenous artesunate in patients with severe malaria in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Malar J 2012 Mar 31;11:102. Epub 2012 Mar 31.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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March 2012

Inconvenience due to travelers' diarrhea: a prospective follow-up study.

BMC Infect Dis 2011 Nov 20;11:322. Epub 2011 Nov 20.

Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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November 2011

TNF-α Antagonists and Immunization.

Authors:
Leo G Visser

Curr Infect Dis Rep 2011 Jun;13(3):243-7

Infectious Disease Specialist, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, C5P-41, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands,

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June 2011

Hepatitis B vaccination strategy in vaccine low and non-responders: a matter of quantity of quality?

Hum Vaccin 2011 Jun 1;7(6):654-7. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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June 2011

The immune response to schistosome antigens in formerly infected travelers.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 Jan;84(1):43-7

Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2011

Response to 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) vaccine in HIV-infected patients and the influence of prior seasonal influenza vaccination.

PLoS One 2011 Jan 31;6(1):e16496. Epub 2011 Jan 31.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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January 2011

Health risks encountered by Dutch medical students during an elective in the tropics and the quality and comprehensiveness of pre-and post-travel care.

BMC Med Educ 2010 Dec 2;10:89. Epub 2010 Dec 2.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands.

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December 2010

Declining incidence of imported malaria in the Netherlands, 2000-2007.

Malar J 2010 Oct 28;9:300. Epub 2010 Oct 28.

Public Health Service Amsterdam, Department of Infectious Diseases, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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October 2010

Pancytopenia due to proguanil toxicity in a returning traveller with fever.

Eur J Clin Pharmacol 2010 Aug 21;66(8):811-2. Epub 2010 Apr 21.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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August 2010

Intradermal hepatitis B vaccination in non-responders after topical application of imiquimod (Aldara).

Vaccine 2010 Jun 28;28(26):4288-93. Epub 2010 Apr 28.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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June 2010

[Diagnostic use of Internet: google the spider].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2009 ;153:A116

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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December 2009

[What does it mean 'sensitive'? Failing ciprofloxacin in typhus abdominalis].

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 2009 May;153(19):914-8

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden.

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May 2009

Reduced intradermal test dose of yellow fever vaccine induces protective immunity in individuals with egg allergy.

Vaccine 2009 Apr 24;27(18):2408-9. Epub 2009 Feb 24.

Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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April 2009

Yellow fever vaccine: past, present and future.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2008 Nov;8(11):1787-95

Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden, Netherlands.

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November 2008

Performance of self-diagnosis and standby treatment of malaria in international oilfield service employees in the field.

Malar J 2008 Jul 14;7:128. Epub 2008 Jul 14.

Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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July 2008

Intradermally administered yellow fever vaccine at reduced dose induces a protective immune response: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial.

PLoS One 2008 Apr 23;3(4):e1993. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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April 2008

Diagnostic methods for differentiation of Entamoeba histolytica and Entamoeba dispar in carriers: performance and clinical implications in a non-endemic setting.

Int J Med Microbiol 2006 Oct 6;296(6):397-403. Epub 2006 Jun 6.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Room C5-P-41, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands.

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October 2006

Persistent portal venous gas.

J Gastrointest Surg 2006 May;10(5):783-5

Department of Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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May 2006

A survey of the supply and bacteriologic quality of drinking water and sanitation in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2005 Nov;36(6):1552-61

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands.

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November 2005

Identification of typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever cases at presentation in outpatient clinics in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2005 Jun;99(6):440-50

Department of Infectious Diseases, C5-P, Leiden University Medical Center, P.O. Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2005

Bacterial meningitis caused by the use of ventricular or lumbar cerebrospinal fluid catheters.

J Neurosurg 2005 Feb;102(2):229-34

Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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February 2005

Fever and vesicular rash in a traveler returning from South Africa.

Clin Infect Dis 2004 Sep;39(5):700-1, 741-2

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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September 2004

Interindividual variation in the response by fibrinogen, C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 to yellow fever vaccination.

Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2004 Jul;15(5):399-404

Gaubius Laboratory, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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July 2004

Risk factors for typhoid and paratyphoid fever in Jakarta, Indonesia.

JAMA 2004 Jun;291(21):2607-15

Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.

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June 2004

Schistosomiasis does not contribute to death or recurrence of nontyphoid Salmonella bacteremia in human immunodeficiency virus-infected Malawian adults.

Clin Infect Dis 2003 Dec 19;37(12):e177-9. Epub 2003 Nov 19.

Wellcome Trust Laboratories, Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Chichiri, Malawi.

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December 2003

Yellow fever vaccination as a model to study the response to stimulation of the inflammation system.

Vascul Pharmacol 2002 Aug;39(3):117-21

Division of Vascular and Connective Tissue Research, Gaubius Laboratory, TNO Prevention and Health, P.O. Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands.

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August 2002