Olivier Koole

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Publications

  1. pmc Retention in a NGO supported antiretroviral program in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Olivier Koole
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e40971. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Genotypic impact of prolonged detectable HIV type 1 RNA viral load after HAART failure in a CRF01_AE-infected cohort
    Maria Zolfo
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:727-35. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Four-year retention and risk factors for attrition among members of community ART groups in Tete, Mozambique
    Tom Decroo
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Tete, Mozambique Departement of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 19:514-21. 2014
  4. pmc Simplified clinical prediction scores to target viral load testing in adults with suspected first line treatment failure in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Johan van Griensven
    Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e87879. 2014
  5. pmc Bloodstream infection among adults in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: key pathogens and resistance patterns
    Erika R Vlieghe
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e59775. 2013
  6. pmc Evaluation of the 2007 WHO guideline to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis in ambulatory HIV-positive adults
    Olivier Koole
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e18502. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Urinary lipoarabinomannan as predictor for the tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    Anali Conesa-Botella
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:463-8. 2011
  8. pmc Short and long term retention in antiretroviral care in health facilities in rural Malawi and Zimbabwe
    Freya Rasschaert
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationale Straat 155, Antwerpen 2000, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:444. 2012
  9. pmc Melioidosis, phnom penh, Cambodia
    Erika Vlieghe
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1289-92. 2011
  10. doi request reprint An algorithm to optimize viral load testing in HIV-positive patients with suspected first-line antiretroviral therapy failure in Cambodia
    Lutgarde Lynen
    Departments of Clinical Sciences, Public Health, and Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:40-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Retention in a NGO supported antiretroviral program in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Olivier Koole
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e40971. 2012
    ..Retention of patients in ART care is a major challenge in sub-Saharan programs. Retention is also one of the key indicators to evaluate the success of ART programs...
  2. doi request reprint Genotypic impact of prolonged detectable HIV type 1 RNA viral load after HAART failure in a CRF01_AE-infected cohort
    Maria Zolfo
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:727-35. 2011
    ..Subtype-specific data on mutation type, rate, and accumulation after HAART failure are urgently needed to optimize treatment strategies in resource-limited settings...
  3. ncbi request reprint Four-year retention and risk factors for attrition among members of community ART groups in Tete, Mozambique
    Tom Decroo
    Medecins Sans Frontieres, Tete, Mozambique Departement of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Trop Med Int Health 19:514-21. 2014
    ..To understand the impact of CAG on long-term retention, we estimated mortality and lost-to-follow-up (LTFU) rates and assessed predictors for attrition...
  4. pmc Simplified clinical prediction scores to target viral load testing in adults with suspected first line treatment failure in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
    Johan van Griensven
    Sihanouk Hospital Center of HOPE, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 9:e87879. 2014
    ..In response, we developed four simplified, less error-prone and broadly applicable CPS versions that can be done 'on the spot'...
  5. pmc Bloodstream infection among adults in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: key pathogens and resistance patterns
    Erika R Vlieghe
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e59775. 2013
    ..Bloodstream infections (BSI) cause important morbidity and mortality worldwide. In Cambodia, no surveillance data on BSI are available so far...
  6. pmc Evaluation of the 2007 WHO guideline to improve the diagnosis of tuberculosis in ambulatory HIV-positive adults
    Olivier Koole
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e18502. 2011
    ..In 2007 WHO issued a guideline to improve the diagnosis of smear-negative and extrapulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) in HIV-positive patients. This guideline relies heavily on the acceptance of HIV-testing and availability of chest X-rays...
  7. doi request reprint Urinary lipoarabinomannan as predictor for the tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
    Anali Conesa-Botella
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 58:463-8. 2011
    ..We investigated whether a positive urinary TB lipoarabinomannan (LAM) antigen enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay test before ART initiation was associated with development of paradoxical TB-IRIS...
  8. pmc Short and long term retention in antiretroviral care in health facilities in rural Malawi and Zimbabwe
    Freya Rasschaert
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationale Straat 155, Antwerpen 2000, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:444. 2012
    ..This study analysed the short (<12 months) and long (>12 months) term retention on ART in two ART programmes in Malawi (Thyolo district) and Zimbabwe (Buhera district)...
  9. pmc Melioidosis, phnom penh, Cambodia
    Erika Vlieghe
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1289-92. 2011
    ..Bloodstream infection was present in 67% of patients, which represents 12% of all bloodstream infections. The case-fatality rate was 52% and associated with inappropriate empiric treatment...
  10. doi request reprint An algorithm to optimize viral load testing in HIV-positive patients with suspected first-line antiretroviral therapy failure in Cambodia
    Lutgarde Lynen
    Departments of Clinical Sciences, Public Health, and Microbiology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 52:40-8. 2009
    ..To develop an algorithm for optimal use of viral load testing in patients with suspected first-line antiretroviral treatment (ART) failure...