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Targeted point-of-care testing compared with syndromic management of urogenital infections in women (WISH): a cross-sectional screening and diagnostic accuracy study.

Lancet Infect Dis 2019 Jun 25;19(6):658-669. Epub 2019 Apr 25.

Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK; Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30724-2DOI Listing
June 2019

HPV prevalence around the time of sexual debut in adolescent girls in Tanzania.

Sex Transm Infect 2019 Jun 20. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Department of Clinical Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2019-054012DOI Listing
June 2019

Implementation and evaluation of the Presto combined qualitative real-time assay for and in Rwanda.

Afr J Lab Med 2019 18;8(1):739. Epub 2019 Apr 18.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v8i1.739DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6489157PMC
April 2019

and HIV infection acquisition: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sex Transm Infect 2019 02 19;95(1):36-42. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

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

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http://sti.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053713
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2018-053713DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6580735PMC
February 2019

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

Choosing Between Daily and Event-Driven Pre-exposure Prophylaxis: Results of a Belgian PrEP Demonstration Project.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2018 Oct;79(2):186-194

Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/QAI.0000000000001791DOI Listing
October 2018

Syphilis reinfection is associated with an attenuated immune profile in the same individual: a prospective observational cohort study.

BMC Infect Dis 2018 Sep 25;18(1):479. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-018-3399-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6156855PMC
September 2018

Bacterial biofilms in the vagina.

Res Microbiol 2017 Nov - Dec;168(9-10):865-874. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

STI Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2017.02.001DOI Listing
July 2018

Eve's garden: myths, legends and secrets unmasked.

Authors:
Tania Crucitti

Res Microbiol 2017 Nov - Dec;168(9-10):773-781. Epub 2017 Jul 17.

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, 155 Nationalestraat, 2000, Antwerpen, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2017.07.004DOI Listing
July 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

Lymphogranuloma venereum among patients presenting at the HIV/STI clinic in Antwerp, Belgium : a case series.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2017 Jul-Sep;80(3):385-387

Institute of Tropical Medicine, Clinical Sciences.

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April 2018

Role of HIV exposure and infection in relation to neonatal GBS disease and rectovaginal GBS carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sci Rep 2017 10 23;7(1):13820. Epub 2017 Oct 23.

Laboratory Bacteriology Research, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-13218-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5653843PMC
October 2017

Molecular typing of Trichomonas vaginalis isolates by actin gene sequence analysis and carriage of T. vaginalis viruses.

Parasit Vectors 2017 Oct 30;10(1):537. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

Laboratory Bacteriology Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan, 185 9000, Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2496-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5663105PMC
October 2017

A longitudinal analysis of the vaginal microbiota and vaginal immune mediators in women from sub-Saharan Africa.

Sci Rep 2017 09 20;7(1):11974. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12198-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5607244PMC
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

Molecular Typing of Syphilis-Causing Strains Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Patients in Antwerp, Belgium.

Sex Transm Dis 2017 06;44(6):376-379

From the *Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, and †Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0000000000000600DOI Listing
June 2017

The immunological response to syphilis differs by HIV status; a prospective observational cohort study.

BMC Infect Dis 2017 01 31;17(1):111. Epub 2017 Jan 31.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2201-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5286814PMC
January 2017

A DNA tool for early detection of vaginal dysbiosis in African women.

Res Microbiol 2016 Feb-Mar;167(2):133-41. Epub 2015 Nov 11.

Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resmic.2015.10.006DOI Listing
October 2016

Verification of chemistry reference ranges using a simple method in sub-Saharan Africa.

Afr J Lab Med 2016 17;5(1):404. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v5i1.404DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5436402PMC
October 2016

Evaluation of an enzymatic Chlamydia trachomatis point-of-care rapid assay in Rwanda: the BioChekSwab Rapid Test.

Sex Transm Infect 2016 09 16;92(6):430-2. Epub 2015 Oct 16.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052202DOI Listing
September 2016

Association of Sexual Debut in Adolescents With Microbiota and Inflammatory Markers.

Obstet Gynecol 2016 07;128(1):22-31

HIV and Sexual Health Group, Department of Public Health, the Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Clinical Sciences, and the HIV/STI Reference Laboratory, Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AOG.0000000000001468DOI Listing
July 2016

Prevalence and correlates of bacterial vaginosis in different sub-populations of women in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study.

PLoS One 2014 7;9(10):e109670. Epub 2014 Oct 7.

Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, and AMC-CPCD, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4188821PMC
December 2015

The vaginal microbiota and susceptibility to HIV.

AIDS 2014 Oct;28(16):2333-44

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October 2014

The global epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis: a systematic review.

Am J Obstet Gynecol 2013 Dec 6;209(6):505-23. Epub 2013 May 6.

HIV/STD Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2013.05.006DOI Listing
December 2013

Observation of a cytopathogenic effect on cell lines used for routine viral cultures led to the diagnosis of lymphogranuloma venereum.

Sex Transm Infect 2013 Aug 6;89(5):395-7. Epub 2012 Dec 6.

Department of Microbiology, Porte de Hal Laboratory, Saint-Pierre University Hospital & Jules Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2012-050785DOI Listing
August 2013

Intermediate vaginal flora is associated with HIV prevalence as strongly as bacterial vaginosis in a cross-sectional study of participants screened for a randomised controlled trial.

Sex Transm Infect 2012 Nov 24;88(7):545-51. Epub 2012 May 24.

URESP, Centre de recherche FRSQ du CHA universitaire de Québec, Hôpital Saint-Sacrement, 1050, Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec G1S 4L8, Canada.

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http://sti.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050319
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2011-050319DOI Listing
November 2012

Quantification of bacterial species of the vaginal microbiome in different groups of women, using nucleic acid amplification tests.

BMC Microbiol 2012 May 30;12:83. Epub 2012 May 30.

Department of Public Health, ITM HIV/AIDS Centre, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000, Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-12-83DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3418157PMC
May 2012

Prevalence and concordance of HPV, HIV, and HSV-2 in heterosexual couples in Kigali, Rwanda.

Sex Transm Dis 2012 Feb;39(2):128-35

Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3182367c4cDOI Listing
February 2012

The epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection in HIV-positive and HIV-negative high-risk women in Kigali, Rwanda.

BMC Infect Dis 2011 Dec 2;11:333. Epub 2011 Dec 2.

Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, the Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-11-333DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3247865PMC
December 2011

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

Evaluation of a new multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay STDFinder for the simultaneous detection of 7 sexually transmitted disease pathogens.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2011 Sep 27;71(1):29-37. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2011.06.005DOI Listing
September 2011

Methodological issues in sampling the local immune system of the female genital tract in the context of HIV prevention trials.

Am J Reprod Immunol 2011 Mar 27;65(3):368-76. Epub 2010 Dec 27.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0897.2010.00938.xDOI Listing
March 2011

Trichomonas vaginalis is highly prevalent in adolescent girls, pregnant women, and commercial sex workers in Ndola, Zambia.

Sex Transm Dis 2010 Apr;37(4):223-7

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OLQ.0b013e3181c21f93DOI Listing
April 2010

Vaginal microbicides can interfere with nucleic acid amplification tests used for the diagnosis of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2007 Jan 21;57(1):97-9. Epub 2006 Jul 21.

HIV/STD Research and Intervention Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine,155 Nationalestraat, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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http://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S073288930600203
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.05.010DOI Listing
January 2007

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

National external quality assessment scheme for lymphocyte immunophenotyping in Belgium.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2003 Mar;41(3):323-30

Department of Clinical Biology, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/CCLM.2003.052DOI Listing
March 2003