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Challenges in diagnosing Zika-experiences from a reference laboratory in a non-endemic setting.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Apr 24;38(4):771-778. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

National Reference Center for Arboviruses, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Kronenburgstraat 43/3, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10096-019-03472-8
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-019-03472-8DOI Listing
April 2019

Accuracy of malaria diagnosis by clinical laboratories in Belgium.

Malar J 2019 Mar 28;18(1):104. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2731-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6437969PMC
March 2019

Re: Lack of Zika virus antibody response in confirmed patients in non-endemic countries.

J Clin Virol 2018 09 17;106:33. Epub 2018 Jul 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2018.07.005DOI Listing
September 2018

Repeat syphilis has a different immune response compared with initial syphilis: an analysis of biomarker kinetics in two cohorts.

Sex Transm Infect 2018 05 11;94(3):180-186. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Immunology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2017-053312DOI Listing
May 2018

Can Zika virus antibodies cross-protect against dengue virus?

Lancet Glob Health 2018 05;6(5):e494

National Reference Centre for Arboviruses, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30122-0DOI Listing
May 2018

Evaluation of the CellaVision DM96 advanced RBC application for screening and follow-up of malaria infection.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2018 Apr 8;90(4):253-256. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Department of Laboratory Hematology, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende, Bruges, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2017.12.002DOI Listing
April 2018

Case report: tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in a Belgian traveller returning from Germany.

J Travel Med 2018 01;25(1)

Department of Clinical Sciences, National Reference Centre for Arboviruses, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jtm/tay078DOI Listing
January 2018

Zika virus in semen: a prospective cohort study of symptomatic travellers returning to Belgium.

Bull World Health Organ 2017 Dec 6;95(12):802-809. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Kronenburgstraat 43/3, B-2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.17.181370DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5710082PMC
December 2017

Imported human brucellosis in Belgium: Bio and molecular typing of bacterial isolates, 1996-2015.

PLoS One 2017 6;12(4):e0174756. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

Bacterial Zoonoses of Livestock, Operational Directorate Bacterial Diseases, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre, CODA-CERVA, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0174756PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5383062PMC
September 2017

Evaluation of an automated quantitative latex immunoturbidimetric non-treponemal assay for diagnosis and follow-up of syphilis: a prospective cohort study.

J Med Microbiol 2017 Aug 10. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

4​Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa 1​Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/jmm.0.000559DOI Listing
August 2017

Acute-phase diagnosis of murine and scrub typhus in Belgian travelers by polymerase chain reaction: a case report.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 04 13;17(1):273. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Nationale straat 155, 2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2385-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5390359PMC
April 2017

Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Schistosoma haematobium-Schistosoma bovis Hybrid Infection in a Cluster of Travelers Returning From Mali.

Clin Infect Dis 2016 Dec 21;63(12):1626-1629. Epub 2016 Oct 21.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute for Tropical Medicine, Antwerp.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciw493DOI Listing
December 2016

A 54-year-old Philippine sailor with fever and jaundice.

Acta Clin Belg 2016 Oct 3;71(5):319-322. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

a Intensive Care , Hospital GZA Sint-Vincentius , Antwerp , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17843286.2015.1105606DOI Listing
October 2016

Confirmed Zika virus infection in a Belgian traveler returning from Guatemala, and the diagnostic challenges of imported cases into Europe.

J Clin Virol 2016 07 14;80:8-11. Epub 2016 Apr 14.

National Reference Center for Arboviruses, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2016.04.009DOI Listing
July 2016

Letter to the editor: Specificity of Zika virus ELISA: interference with malaria.

Euro Surveill 2016 May;21(21)

National Reference Center for Arboviruses, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2016.21.21.30237DOI Listing
May 2016

Slowly Progressive Keratouveitis in a Patient with Known Systemic Leishmaniasis and HIV.

Ocul Immunol Inflamm 2015 Jun 16;23(3):248-51. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

Department of Ophthalmology, Antwerp University Hospital , Edegem , Belgium .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/09273948.2013.876548DOI Listing
June 2015

Three cases of imported dengue virus infection from Madeira to Belgium, 2012.

J Travel Med 2014 Sep-Oct;21(5):344-8. Epub 2014 Mar 13.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jtm.12113DOI Listing
March 2015

Comparison of four rapid diagnostic tests, ELISA, microscopy and PCR for the detection of Giardia lamblia, Cryptosporidium spp. and Entamoeba histolytica in feces.

J Microbiol Methods 2015 Mar 20;110:78-84. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2015.01.016DOI Listing
March 2015

Late seroconversion of acute schistosomiasis.

J Travel Med 2014 May-Jun;21(3):219-20

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium; Center for Infectious Diseases, Military Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jtm.12103_1DOI Listing
December 2014

First dengue co-infection in a Belgian traveler returning from Thailand, July 2013.

J Clin Virol 2014 Dec 22;61(4):597-9. Epub 2014 Oct 22.

Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Department of Clinical Sciences, Central Laboratory for Clinical Biology (CLKB), Kronenburgstraat 43/3, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2014.10.008DOI Listing
December 2014

Vitros 5600 Syphilis TPA assay: evaluation of an automated chemiluminescence assay for detection of Treponema pallidum antibodies in a high prevalence setting.

Sex Transm Dis 2014 Nov;41(11):680-3

From the Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000200DOI Listing
November 2014

Comparison of two automated immunoassays for the determination of Puumalavirus IgM and IgG.

J Clin Virol 2014 Jun 25;60(2):165-7. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

National Reference Center for Hantavirus, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2014.03.009DOI Listing
June 2014

Prevalence and molecular typing of Coxiella burnetii in bulk tank milk in Belgian dairy goats, 2009-2013.

Vet Microbiol 2014 May 3;170(1-2):117-24. Epub 2014 Feb 3.

Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Center, VAR-CODA-CERVA, Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.01.025DOI Listing
May 2014

Diagnostic issues of acute schistosomiasis with Schistosoma mekongi in a traveler: a case report.

J Travel Med 2013 Sep-Oct;20(5):322-5. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jtm.12040DOI Listing
April 2014

Outcome of acute East African trypanosomiasis in a Polish traveller treated with pentamidine.

BMC Infect Dis 2014 Feb 27;14:111. Epub 2014 Feb 27.

Department and Clinic of Tropical and Parasitic Diseases, University of Medical Sciences, Przybyszewskiego 49, Poznań, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-14-111DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3941560PMC
February 2014

Schistosoma real-time PCR as diagnostic tool for international travellers and migrants.

Trop Med Int Health 2012 Oct 12;17(10):1208-16. Epub 2012 Aug 12.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium  Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany  Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.03060.xDOI Listing
October 2012

Acute schistosomiasis in a cluster of travelers from Rwanda: diagnostic contribution of schistosome DNA detection in serum compared to parasitology and serology.

J Travel Med 2011 Nov-Dec;18(6):367-72. Epub 2011 Oct 12.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute for Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1708-8305.2011.00552.xDOI Listing
February 2012

Rapid diagnostic tests as a source of DNA for Plasmodium species-specific real-time PCR.

Malar J 2011 Mar 24;10:67. Epub 2011 Mar 24.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-10-67DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3075219PMC
March 2011

Giemsa-stained thick blood films as a source of DNA for Plasmodium species-specific real-time PCR.

Malar J 2010 Dec 22;9:370. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-9-370DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3016375PMC
December 2010

Evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test (CareStart Malaria HRP-2/pLDH (Pf/pan) Combo Test) for the diagnosis of malaria in a reference setting.

Malar J 2010 Jun 18;9:171. Epub 2010 Jun 18.

Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-9-171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2906498PMC
June 2010

Freezing of stool samples improves real-time PCR detection of Entamoeba dispar and Entamoeba histolytica.

J Microbiol Methods 2010 Mar 18;80(3):310-2. Epub 2010 Jan 18.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2010.01.001DOI Listing
March 2010

Evaluation of the Palutop+4 malaria rapid diagnostic test in a non-endemic setting.

Malar J 2009 Dec 12;8:293. Epub 2009 Dec 12.

Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML), Maastricht, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-293DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2797810PMC
December 2009

Test characteristics of the SD FK80 Plasmodium falciparum/Plasmodium vivax malaria rapid diagnostic test in a non-endemic setting.

Malar J 2009 Nov 22;8:262. Epub 2009 Nov 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-262DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2784794PMC
November 2009

Assessment of the prozone effect in malaria rapid diagnostic tests.

Malar J 2009 Nov 30;8:271. Epub 2009 Nov 30.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Nationalestraat 155, B 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1475-2875-8-271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2789093PMC
November 2009

Trends of norfloxacin and erythromycin resistance of Campylobacter jejuni/Campylobacter coli isolates recovered from international travelers, 1994 to 2006.

J Travel Med 2008 Nov-Dec;15(6):419-25

Department of Clinical Sciences, Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1708-8305.2008.00236.xDOI Listing
June 2009

Eosinophilic meningitis due to Angiostrongylus cantonensis in a Belgian traveller.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2008 Jan-Mar;6(1-2):41-4. Epub 2007 Oct 17.

Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine, Kronenburgstraat 43/3, B-2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmaid.2007.09.001DOI Listing
June 2008

Fever after a stay in the tropics: diagnostic predictors of the leading tropical conditions.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2007 Jan;86(1):18-25

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0b013e3180305c48DOI Listing
January 2007

Infectious mononucleosis-like syndromes in febrile travelers returning from the tropics.

J Travel Med 2006 Jul-Aug;13(4):191-7

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1708-8305.2006.00049.xDOI Listing
November 2006

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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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S143842210600121
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmm.2006.03.001DOI Listing
October 2006

Etiology and outcome of fever after a stay in the tropics.

Arch Intern Med 2006 Aug 14-28;166(15):1642-8

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

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http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?doi=10.1001/arc
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archinte.166.15.1642DOI Listing
September 2006

Imported non-Plasmodium falciparum malaria: a five-year prospective study in a European referral center.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2006 Jul;75(1):133-8

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

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July 2006

Imported Katayama fever: clinical and biological features at presentation and during treatment.

J Infect 2006 May 19;52(5):339-45. Epub 2005 Sep 19.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine (IMTA), Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2005.07.022DOI Listing
May 2006

Lymphogranuloma venereum outbreak in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005.

Euro Surveill 2005 Sep 29;10(9):E050929.3. Epub 2005 Sep 29.

HIV-STD outpatient clinic, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/esw.10.39.02801-enDOI Listing
September 2005

Disseminated nocardiosis presenting with cardiac tamponade in an HIV patient.

Int J STD AIDS 2004 Dec;15(12):839-40

Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1258/0956462042563620DOI Listing
December 2004