Ludwig Apers

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Review editorial: prevention of tuberculosis in resource-poor countries with increasing access to highly active antiretroviral treatment
    Ludwig Apers
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1209-14. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections: what's new?
    L Apers
    Institut voor Tropische Geneeskunde, Departement Klinische Wetenschappen
    Acta Clin Belg 67:154-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Incidence of HCV and sexually transmitted diseases among hiv positive msm in antwerp, belgium, 2001-2011
    Apers L
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 68:421-6. 2013
  4. pmc Relatively low primary drug resistant tuberculosis in southwestern Ethiopia
    Gemeda Abebe
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 5:225. 2012
  5. pmc Tuberculosis lymphadenitis in Southwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study
    Gemeda Abebe
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:504. 2012
  6. pmc Prevalence of pulmonary TB and spoligotype pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among TB suspects in a rural community in Southwest Ethiopia
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:54. 2012
  7. pmc Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: its impact on quality of life
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:105. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The Use of Interferon-γ Release Assays for Tuberculosis Screening in International Travelers
    Ludwig Apers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000, Antwerp, Belgium
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:229-35. 2011
  9. pmc Tuberculosis in resource poor countries
    Robert Colebunders
    BMJ 334:105-6. 2007

Collaborators

  • Robert Colebunders
  • Emmanuel Bottieau
  • William Worodria
  • Lutgarde Lynen
  • Gemeda Abebe
  • Amare Deribew
  • Alemseged Abdissa
  • Markos Tesfaye
  • Apers L
  • Mesele Bezabih
  • Chali Jira
  • Abraham Aseffa
  • Kifle Woldemichael
  • Koole O
  • Florence E
  • Van Esbroeck M
  • Crucitti T
  • Vandenbruaene M
  • Ophoff D
  • Bottieau E
  • Alemayehu Bekele
  • Bouke C de-Jong
  • Mulualem Agonafir
  • Jafar Shiffa
  • Jaffer Shiffa
  • Tadiye Abeje
  • Ketema Abdissa
  • Fetene Deribie
  • Fetene Deribe
  • Yohannes Hailmichael
  • Shallo Daba
  • Tefera Belachew
  • Ajeme Wogi
  • Nebiyu Negussu

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Review editorial: prevention of tuberculosis in resource-poor countries with increasing access to highly active antiretroviral treatment
    Ludwig Apers
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1209-14. 2005
    ..We review various aspects of TB preventive treatment in countries with a high prevalence of HIV-TB co-infection and limited resources but with increasing access to ARV treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections: what's new?
    L Apers
    Institut voor Tropische Geneeskunde, Departement Klinische Wetenschappen
    Acta Clin Belg 67:154-9. 2012
    ..As the incidence of neither HIV nor STIs seem to decrease in Belgium and Europe, it remains necessary to stay aware of the state-of-the-art management...
  3. doi request reprint Incidence of HCV and sexually transmitted diseases among hiv positive msm in antwerp, belgium, 2001-2011
    Apers L
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 68:421-6. 2013
    ..01). Recurrent STIs among HIV positive MSM should be considered as a behavioural and biological risk factor for acquiring HCV and should lead to intensified screening for HCV and counselling of the patient. ..
  4. pmc Relatively low primary drug resistant tuberculosis in southwestern Ethiopia
    Gemeda Abebe
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Res Notes 5:225. 2012
    ..We conducted a study at Jimma University specialized hospital in southwest Ethiopia among new cases of smear positive TB patients to determine the pattern of resistance to first-line drugs...
  5. pmc Tuberculosis lymphadenitis in Southwest Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study
    Gemeda Abebe
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Pathology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Public Health 12:504. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of TB lymphadenitis in Southwest Ethiopia...
  6. pmc Prevalence of pulmonary TB and spoligotype pattern of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among TB suspects in a rural community in Southwest Ethiopia
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    BMC Infect Dis 12:54. 2012
    ..We conducted a community based survey to estimate the prevalence of pulmonary TB and spoligotype pattern of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates in Southwest Ethiopia...
  7. pmc Tuberculosis and HIV co-infection: its impact on quality of life
    Amare Deribew
    Department of Epidemiology, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:105. 2009
    ..Very little is known about the quality of life of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV co-infected patients. In this study in Ethiopia, we compared the quality of life HIV positive patients with and without TB...
  8. ncbi request reprint The Use of Interferon-γ Release Assays for Tuberculosis Screening in International Travelers
    Ludwig Apers
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, B 2000, Antwerp, Belgium
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 13:229-35. 2011
    ..We identify research questions to better define the role of IGRAs in these populations...
  9. pmc Tuberculosis in resource poor countries
    Robert Colebunders
    BMJ 334:105-6. 2007