Annemieke Smet

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Diversity of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and class C beta-lactamases among cloacal Escherichia coli Isolates in Belgian broiler farms
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, CODA CERVA VAR, Groeselenberg 99, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1238-43. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Broad-spectrum β-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae of animal origin: molecular aspects, mobility and impact on public health
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 34:295-316. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Helicobacter heilmannii sp. nov., isolated from feline gastric mucosa
    A Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:299-306. 2012
  4. doi request reprint In situ ESBL conjugation from avian to human Escherichia coli during cefotaxime administration
    A Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Appl Microbiol 110:541-9. 2011
  5. pmc Complete nucleotide sequence of CTX-M-15-plasmids from clinical Escherichia coli isolates: insertional events of transposons and insertion sequences
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e11202. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases produced by Escherichia coli isolated from hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients: emergence of CTX-M-15-producing strains causing urinary tract infections
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology, and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 16:129-34. 2010
  7. pmc The importance of sample size in the determination of a flock-level antimicrobial resistance profile for Escherichia coli in broilers
    Davy Persoons
    Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction, and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 17:513-9. 2011
  8. pmc Immunization with the immunodominant Helicobacter suis urease subunit B induces partial protection against H. suis infection in a mouse model
    Miet Vermoote
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Vet Res 43:72. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and persistence of antimicrobial resistance in broiler indicator bacteria
    Davy Persoons
    Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction, and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke 820, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 16:67-74. 2010
  10. pmc The local immune response of mice after Helicobacter suis infection: strain differences and distinction with Helicobacter pylori
    Bram Flahou
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, 9820, Belgium
    Vet Res 43:75. 2012

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Diversity of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and class C beta-lactamases among cloacal Escherichia coli Isolates in Belgian broiler farms
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, CODA CERVA VAR, Groeselenberg 99, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:1238-43. 2008
    ..coli strains are often present in cloacal samples of broilers at the farm level in Belgium. The diversity of broad-spectrum beta-lactamases among these isolates is high, and they may act as a reservoir of ESBL and ampC genes...
  2. doi request reprint Broad-spectrum β-lactamases among Enterobacteriaceae of animal origin: molecular aspects, mobility and impact on public health
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    FEMS Microbiol Rev 34:295-316. 2010
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Helicobacter heilmannii sp. nov., isolated from feline gastric mucosa
    A Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 62:299-306. 2012
    ..The name Helicobacter heilmannii sp. nov. is proposed for these isolates; the type strain is ASB1(T) (=DSM 24751 (T) =LMG 26292(T)) [corrected]...
  4. doi request reprint In situ ESBL conjugation from avian to human Escherichia coli during cefotaxime administration
    A Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan, Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Appl Microbiol 110:541-9. 2011
    ....
  5. pmc Complete nucleotide sequence of CTX-M-15-plasmids from clinical Escherichia coli isolates: insertional events of transposons and insertion sequences
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e11202. 2010
    ..CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli strains are regarded as major global pathogens...
  6. ncbi request reprint Characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases produced by Escherichia coli isolated from hospitalized and nonhospitalized patients: emergence of CTX-M-15-producing strains causing urinary tract infections
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology, and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 16:129-34. 2010
    ..coli isolates in the hospital and community in Belgium. Of particular concern is the predominant presence of the CTX-M-15 enzyme in ST131 community-acquired E. coli...
  7. pmc The importance of sample size in the determination of a flock-level antimicrobial resistance profile for Escherichia coli in broilers
    Davy Persoons
    Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction, and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 17:513-9. 2011
    ..Results show that focus should be on the number of animals sampled rather than on the number of isolates tested within one animal...
  8. pmc Immunization with the immunodominant Helicobacter suis urease subunit B induces partial protection against H. suis infection in a mouse model
    Miet Vermoote
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Vet Res 43:72. 2012
    ..suis-infected controls, whereas rNapA had no significant protective effect. Probably, a combination of local Th1 and Th17 responses, complemented by antibody responses play a role in the protective immunity against H. suis infections...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and persistence of antimicrobial resistance in broiler indicator bacteria
    Davy Persoons
    Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction, and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke 820, Belgium
    Microb Drug Resist 16:67-74. 2010
    ..coli and E. faecium. For E. coli but not for E. faecium, the resistance profile of neck skin isolates was different from that of cloacal isolates...
  10. pmc The local immune response of mice after Helicobacter suis infection: strain differences and distinction with Helicobacter pylori
    Bram Flahou
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke, 9820, Belgium
    Vet Res 43:75. 2012
    ..suis strains and the immune response they evoke. A predominant Th17 response was observed, accompanied by a mild Th2 response, which is different from the Th17/Th1 response evoked by H. pylori infection...
  11. doi request reprint Case report: Helicobacter suis infection in a pig veterinarian
    Myrthe Joosten
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Helicobacter 18:392-6. 2013
    ..A mild chronic gastritis was, however, still observed at this point in time. This case report associates porcine H. suis strains with gastric disease in humans, thus emphasizing the zoonotic importance of H. suis bacteria from pigs...
  12. doi request reprint Antimicrobial use in Belgian broiler production
    Davy Persoons
    Department of Obstetrics, Reproduction and Herd Health, Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Prev Vet Med 105:320-5. 2012
    ..7, respectively. The ratio of the UDD/DDD gives an estimate on correctness of dosing. Tylosin was underdosed in most of the administrations whereas amoxicillin and trimethoprim-sulphonamide were slightly overdosed in the average flock...
  13. pmc Multilocus sequence typing of the porcine and human gastric pathogen Helicobacter suis
    Jungang Liang
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    J Clin Microbiol 51:920-6. 2013
    ..The human H. suis strain showed a very close relationship to porcine strains. In conclusion, the developed MLST scheme may prove useful for direct, culture-independent typing of porcine and human H. suis strains...
  14. doi request reprint Gastric epithelial cell death caused by Helicobacter suis and Helicobacter pylori γ-glutamyl transpeptidase is mainly glutathione degradation-dependent
    Bram Flahou
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Cell Microbiol 13:1933-55. 2011
    ..suis and H. pylori GGT-mediated generation of pro-oxidant glutathione degradation products brings on cell damage and causes apoptosis or necrosis, dependent on the amount of extracellular glutathione available as a GGT substrate...
  15. doi request reprint Survival of Helicobacter suis bacteria in retail pig meat
    Lien De Cooman
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Int J Food Microbiol 166:164-7. 2013
    ..suis DNA. Viable H. suis bacteria persisted for at least 48h in experimentally contaminated pork. In conclusion, consumption of contaminated pork may constitute a new route of transmission for H. suis infections in humans. ..
  16. pmc Genome sequence of Helicobacter suis supports its role in gastric pathology
    Miet Vermoote
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Vet Res 42:51. 2011
    ..pylori, such as the cytotoxin-associated protein (CagA), are not detected in the H. suis genome, homologs of other genes associated with colonization and virulence of H. pylori and other bacteria are present...
  17. pmc Effects of Helicobacter suis γ-glutamyl transpeptidase on lymphocytes: modulation by glutamine and glutathione supplementation and outer membrane vesicles as a putative delivery route of the enzyme
    Guangzhi Zhang
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e77966. 2013
    ..This will provide new insights into the pathogenic mechanisms of H. suis infection in particular and infection with gastric helicobacters in general. ..
  18. doi request reprint The other Helicobacters
    Annemieke Smet
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
    Helicobacter 16:70-5. 2011
    ..Molecular studies have also elucidated the mechanism of action of some functional components of these organisms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Methicillin resistant staphylococci and broad-spectrum β-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in horses
    Filip Boyen
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium Electronic address
    Vet Microbiol 167:67-77. 2013
    ..In addition, the opportunities and pitfalls for preventive and curative measures are discussed. ..
  20. doi request reprint Gastric and enterohepatic non-Helicobacter pylori Helicobacters
    Bram Flahou
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Helicobacter 18:66-72. 2013
    ..In each section of this chapter, new findings on gastric NHPH will first be discussed, followed by those on enterohepatic Helicobacter species. ..
  21. pmc Helicobacter suis causes severe gastric pathology in mouse and mongolian gerbil models of human gastric disease
    Bram Flahou
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e14083. 2010
    ..suis, a bacterium which is mainly associated with pigs. To obtain better insights into the long-term pathogenesis of infections with this micro-organism, experimental infections were carried out in different rodent models...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gastric De Novo Muc13 Expression and Spasmolytic Polypeptide-Expressing Metaplasia during Helicobacter heilmannii Infection
    Cheng Liu
    Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
    Infect Immun 82:3227-39. 2014
    ....