E J Kuijper

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea with a suspension of donor faeces]
    M Nieuwdorp
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1927-32. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in the Netherlands 2005-present and the emergence of other subtypes]
    D W Notermans
    Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM, Centrum Infectieziektebestrijding, Postbus 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1937-40. 2008
  3. doi request reprint European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID): data review and recommendations for diagnosing Clostridium difficile-infection (CDI)
    M J T Crobach
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1053-66. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in North America and Europe
    E J Kuijper
    Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:2-18. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Application of multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis to determine clonal spread of toxin A-negative Clostridium difficile in a general hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    A Goorhuis
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1080-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Clinical and microbiological characteristics of community-onset Clostridium difficile infection in The Netherlands
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1087-92. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Update of Clostridium difficile-associated disease due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe
    E J Kuijper
    National Reference Laboratory for Clostridium difficile, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 12:E1-2. 2007
  8. doi request reprint European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID): treatment guidance document for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Centre for Infectious Disease, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1067-79. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-onset Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea not associated with antibiotic usage--two case reports with review of the changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 66:207-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis of human clinical isolates of Mycobacterium haemophilum from different continents
    L E S Bruijnesteijn van Coppenraet
    Department of Medical Microbiology Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:924-30. 2009

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea with a suspension of donor faeces]
    M Nieuwdorp
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1927-32. 2008
    ..To study the effect of treating recurrent Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) with a suspension of donor faeces...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in the Netherlands 2005-present and the emergence of other subtypes]
    D W Notermans
    Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM, Centrum Infectieziektebestrijding, Postbus 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1937-40. 2008
    ..Notably, ribotype 078, which appears to be associated with livestock, is becoming increasingly common...
  3. doi request reprint European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID): data review and recommendations for diagnosing Clostridium difficile-infection (CDI)
    M J T Crobach
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1053-66. 2009
    ..This approach resulted in non-significant improvements, and emphasizes the need for better diagnostic tests. Further studies to validate the applicability of two-step testing, including assessment of clinical features, are required...
  4. ncbi request reprint Emergence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in North America and Europe
    E J Kuijper
    Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:2-18. 2006
    ..Depending on the nature of the notifications received, countries should implement laboratory-based or patient-based surveillance systems in specific, targeted populations...
  5. doi request reprint Application of multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis to determine clonal spread of toxin A-negative Clostridium difficile in a general hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina
    A Goorhuis
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1080-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that C. difficile type 017 gradually replaced other circulating PCR ribotypes and that MLVA provides detailed insight into nosocomial spread...
  6. doi request reprint Clinical and microbiological characteristics of community-onset Clostridium difficile infection in The Netherlands
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1087-92. 2009
    ..Several PCR ribotypes not encountered in hospital-associated outbreaks were found, suggesting the absence of a direct link between outbreaks and community-onset cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Update of Clostridium difficile-associated disease due to PCR ribotype 027 in Europe
    E J Kuijper
    National Reference Laboratory for Clostridium difficile, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 12:E1-2. 2007
    ..Preliminary data indicated that type 027 was already present in historical isolates collected in Sweden between 1997 and 2001...
  8. doi request reprint European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID): treatment guidance document for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Centre for Infectious Disease, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:1067-79. 2009
    ..This guideline evaluates the available literature, discusses criteria for disease severity and provides recommendations for CDI treatment, indicating level of evidence and strength of recommendation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Community-onset Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea not associated with antibiotic usage--two case reports with review of the changing epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
    M P Bauer
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 66:207-11. 2008
    ..The cases illustrate that CDAD should be included in the differential diagnosis of patients seeking care for community-onset diarrhoea, even in those without characteristic risk factors for CDAD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis of human clinical isolates of Mycobacterium haemophilum from different continents
    L E S Bruijnesteijn van Coppenraet
    Department of Medical Microbiology Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 15:924-30. 2009
    ..A high genetic stability within the species was demonstrated by the long-term existence of a single type...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and incidence of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in The Netherlands, 2005
    S Paltansing
    Department of Medical Microbiology, National Reference Laboratory for Clostridium difficile, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:1058-64. 2007
    ..The high proportion (36%) of CDAD cases with a community onset has important implications for future studies of the epidemiology of CDAD...
  12. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile infection in the community: a zoonotic disease?
    M P M Hensgens
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:635-45. 2012
    ..Although there is no direct evidence proving transmission to humans, circumstantial evidence points towards a zoonotic potential of this type. In future emerging PCR ribotypes, zoonotic potential needs to be considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spread and epidemiology of Clostridium difficile polymerase chain reaction ribotype 027/toxinotype III in The Netherlands
    A Goorhuis
    Department of Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 45:695-703. 2007
    ..After reports of emerging outbreaks in Canada and the United States, Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) due to polymerase chain reaction ribotype 027 was detected in 2 medium-to-large hospitals in The Netherlands in 2005...
  14. ncbi request reprint Predicting a complicated course of Clostridium difficile infection at the bedside
    M P M Hensgens
    Department of Medical Microbiology, LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 20:O301-8. 2014
    ..73). We present an easy-to-use, clinically useful risk score that is capable of categorizing CDI patients according to their outcome. Because classification is available at diagnosis, it could have major implications for treatment choice...
  15. doi request reprint Difficulties in diagnosing terminal ileitis due to Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
    H F Wunderink
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, E1 200, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 33:197-200. 2014
    ..pseudotuberculosis, we recommend to include a specific culture medium or to apply a specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay on fecal samples from patients suspected of terminal ileitis...
  16. pmc Lymphadenitis in children is caused by Mycobacterium avium hominissuis and not related to 'bird tuberculosis'
    L E S Bruijnesteijn van Coppenraet
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 27:293-9. 2008
    ..avium isolates, and all belonged to the M. avium hominissuis subspecies. A relation to pet birds in the etiology of mycobacterial lymphadenitis could not be established, and the source of the infections may be environmental...
  17. pmc Molecular typing of a suspected cluster of Nocardia farcinica infections by use of randomly amplified polymorphic DNA, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, and amplified fragment length polymorphism analyses
    J S Kalpoe
    Department of Medical Microbiology, E4 P, Leiden University Medical Center, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 45:4048-50. 2007
    ..RAPD and PFGE analyses yielded irreproducible and unsatisfactory results, respectively. AFLP analysis seem to be a promising and welcome addition for molecular analysis of Nocardia isolates...
  18. pmc Campylobacter jejuni bacteremia and Helicobacter pylori in a patient with X-linked agammaglobulinemia
    T van den Bruele
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:1315-9. 2010
    ..A summary of published case reports and series of patients with hypogammaglobulinemia or agammaglobulinemia with Campylobacter or Helicobacter bacteremia is given...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rapid diagnosis of toxinogenic Clostridium difficile in faecal samples with internally controlled real-time PCR
    R J Van den Berg
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:184-6. 2006
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  20. pmc Characterization of Clostridium difficile isolates using capillary gel electrophoresis-based PCR ribotyping
    A Indra
    Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety AGES, Vienna, Austria
    J Med Microbiol 57:1377-82. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint [Clostridium difficile ribotype 027, toxinotype III in The Netherlands]
    E J Kuijper
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Centrum voor Infectieziekten, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2087-9. 2005
    ..Protocols for diagnostic investigations, prevention and control of outbreaks are available...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 outbreaks in the Netherlands: recent surveillance data indicate that outbreaks are not easily controlled but interhospital transmission is limited
    S van den Hof
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 11:E060126.2. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint First isolation of Clostridium difficile 027 in Japan
    H Kato
    Department of Bacterial Pathogenesis and Infection Control, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
    Euro Surveill 12:E070111.3. 2007
  24. pmc Use of highly discriminatory fingerprinting to analyze clusters of Clostridium difficile infection cases due to epidemic ribotype 027 strains
    W N Fawley
    Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 46:954-60. 2008
    ..MLVA was far superior to PFGE for analyzing clusters of CDI both within and between institutions. Further study is needed to examine whether subtypes of C. difficile ribotype 027 affect outcome...
  25. doi request reprint Effect on diagnostic yield of repeated stool testing during outbreaks of Clostridium difficile-associated disease
    S B Debast
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Hospital St Jansdal, Harderwijk, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:622-4. 2008
    ..It was concluded that repeated testing of stools for C. difficile toxin is of value in controlling outbreaks of C. difficile infection...
  26. doi request reprint First cluster of clindamycin-resistant Clostridium difficile PCR ribotype 027 in Switzerland
    L Fenner
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:514-5. 2008
  27. doi request reprint Infection control measures to limit the spread of Clostridium difficile
    R P Vonberg
    Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hospital Epidemiology, Medical School Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:2-20. 2008
    ..Existing local protocols and practices for the control of C. difficile should be carefully reviewed and modified if necessary...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Recurrence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea prevented by the administration of a whey concentrate from specifically immunised cows; prospective study]
    M P Bauer
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:1919-26. 2008
    ..difficile and its toxins...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Life-threatening infections with a new strain of Clostridium difficile]
    S Krausz
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:2081-6. 2005
    ..The introduction of this hypervirulent strain has led to reinforcement of the hygienic measures in accordance with the recommendations of the Dutch Working Party on Infection Prevention and a policy to deter the use of fluoroquinolones...