Alex van Belkum

Summary

Affiliation: Chemin de l'Orme
Country: France

Publications

  1. pmc Biomedical mass spectrometry in today's and tomorrow's clinical microbiology laboratories
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, R and D Microbiology, La Balme Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1513-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Meropenem/colistin synergy testing for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains by a two-dimensional gradient technique applicable in routine microbiology
    Alex van Belkum
    Microbiology R and D, Microbiology Unit, bioMerieux SA, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:167-72. 2015
  3. pmc Bovine-associated MRSA ST398 in the Netherlands
    Mehri Tavakol
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Vet Scand 54:28. 2012
  4. pmc Next-generation antimicrobial susceptibility testing
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, Microbiology Unit, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2018-24. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Mycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis: a completely neglected medico-social dilemma
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux, Microbiology Unit, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 764:179-89. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Novel Technology to study co-evolution of humans and Staphylococcus aureus: consequences for interpreting the biology of colonisation and infection
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 697:273-88. 2011
  7. pmc Population analysis of Escherichia coli isolates with discordant resistance levels by piperacillin-tazobactam broth microdilution and agar dilution testing
    Carole Shubert
    bioMerieux, Inc, R and D Microbiology, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:1779-81. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Microbial typing by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry: do we need guidance for data interpretation?
    Sebastien Spinali
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 53:760-5. 2015
  9. pmc Rapid clinical bacteriology and its future impact
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Ann Lab Med 33:14-27. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of two approaches for the classification of 16S rRNA gene sequences
    Sonia Chatellier
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Med Microbiol 63:1311-5. 2014

Collaborators

  • Martin Welker
  • Jacques Schrenzel
  • Richard V Goering
  • Abdessalam Cherkaoui
  • Wendy W J van de Sande
  • Sebastien Spinali
  • Carole Shubert
  • Sonia Chatellier
  • Mehri Tavakol
  • David H Pincus
  • Marc Van Nuenen
  • Geraldine Durand
  • Victoria Girard
  • Maud Arsac
  • David Creely
  • Jen Slaughter
  • Jean Baptiste Veyrieras
  • Valerie Collin
  • Dee Shortridge
  • Nathalie Mugnier
  • Jean Pierre Gayral
  • Stefan Emler
  • William Michael Dunne
  • Bertrand Bonnaud
  • Gilles Zambardi
  • Françoise Allard
  • Willem J B Van Wamel
  • Theo J G M Lam
  • Richard G M Olde Riekerink
  • Otlis C Sampimon

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Biomedical mass spectrometry in today's and tomorrow's clinical microbiology laboratories
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, R and D Microbiology, La Balme Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1513-7. 2012
    ..Herein, we review the current state of the art with respect to this exciting new technology and discuss potential future applications...
  2. doi request reprint Meropenem/colistin synergy testing for multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains by a two-dimensional gradient technique applicable in routine microbiology
    Alex van Belkum
    Microbiology R and D, Microbiology Unit, bioMerieux SA, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:167-72. 2015
    ..We here present a method based on a novel two-dimensional antibiotic gradient technique named Xactâ„¢...
  3. pmc Bovine-associated MRSA ST398 in the Netherlands
    Mehri Tavakol
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, s Gravendijkwal 230, 3015 CE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Vet Scand 54:28. 2012
    ..Our study contributes to the growing evidence that MRSA ST398 is transmitted among various animal species and can be considered as an etiological agent of mastitis in dairy cows...
  4. pmc Next-generation antimicrobial susceptibility testing
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, Microbiology Unit, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 51:2018-24. 2013
    ..This minireview explores the potential value of innovative methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of microorganisms that could provide valuable alternatives to existing methodologies in the very near future...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mycetoma caused by Madurella mycetomatis: a completely neglected medico-social dilemma
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux, Microbiology Unit, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 764:179-89. 2013
    ..This chapter describes the current state of affairs in the field of eumycetoma caused by M. mycetomatis. The value of laboratory research on this disease and future perspective for control and prevention of the infection are discussed...
  6. doi request reprint Novel Technology to study co-evolution of humans and Staphylococcus aureus: consequences for interpreting the biology of colonisation and infection
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Adv Exp Med Biol 697:273-88. 2011
    ..Further refinement of the model by describing the interactions between S. aureus and its human host in molecular detail is important since it may pinpoint novel anti-infectious strategies...
  7. pmc Population analysis of Escherichia coli isolates with discordant resistance levels by piperacillin-tazobactam broth microdilution and agar dilution testing
    Carole Shubert
    bioMerieux, Inc, R and D Microbiology, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 58:1779-81. 2014
    ..010). Heterogeneity of resistance expression appears to be an important factor in category differences observed between broth microdilution and agar dilution for piperacillin-tazobactam. ..
  8. doi request reprint Microbial typing by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry: do we need guidance for data interpretation?
    Sebastien Spinali
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Clin Microbiol 53:760-5. 2015
    ..We conclude that guidelines for MALDI-TOF MS-based typing can be developed along the same lines as those used for the interpretation of data from pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE). ..
  9. pmc Rapid clinical bacteriology and its future impact
    Alex van Belkum
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    Ann Lab Med 33:14-27. 2013
    ..In this review we aim to sketch the most recent developments in laboratory-based clinical bacteriology and to provide an overview of emerging novel diagnostic approaches...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of two approaches for the classification of 16S rRNA gene sequences
    Sonia Chatellier
    bioMerieux SA, Unit Microbiology, R and D Microbiology, La Balme les Grottes, France
    J Med Microbiol 63:1311-5. 2014
    ..It is important to realize that despite the overall good performance of the pipelines for analysis, some inconclusive results remain that require additional in-depth analysis performed using supplementary methods...