Kimberley Benschop

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Rapid detection of human parechoviruses in clinical samples by real-time PCR
    Kimberley Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Virol 41:69-74. 2008
  2. doi Human parechoviruses as an important viral cause of sepsislike illness and meningitis in young children
    Katja C Wolthers
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 47:358-63. 2008
  3. pmc Fourth human parechovirus serotype
    Kimberley S M Benschop
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1572-5. 2006
  4. doi Widespread recombination within human parechoviruses: analysis of temporal dynamics and constraints
    K S M Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 89:1030-5. 2008
  5. doi Detection of human enterovirus and human parechovirus (HPeV) genotypes from clinical stool samples: polymerase chain reaction and direct molecular typing, culture characteristics, and serotyping
    Kimberley Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:166-73. 2010
  6. pmc High prevalence of human Parechovirus (HPeV) genotypes in the Amsterdam region and identification of specific HPeV variants by direct genotyping of stool samples
    K Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3965-70. 2008
  7. doi Comprehensive full-length sequence analyses of human parechoviruses: diversity and recombination
    K S M Benschop
    Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 91:145-54. 2010
  8. doi Human parechovirus seroprevalence in Finland and the Netherlands
    Brenda Westerhuis
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Virol 58:211-5. 2013
  9. pmc Rooting human parechovirus evolution in time
    Nuno R Faria
    Department of Medical Microbiology, CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 9:164. 2009
  10. doi Clinical characteristics of human parechoviruses 4-6 infections in young children
    Dasja Pajkrt
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emma Children s Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1008-10. 2009

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi Rapid detection of human parechoviruses in clinical samples by real-time PCR
    Kimberley Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Virol 41:69-74. 2008
    ..Rapid identification of an infectious agent in such serious conditions in these patients is essential for adequate decision making regarding treatment and hospital stay...
  2. doi Human parechoviruses as an important viral cause of sepsislike illness and meningitis in young children
    Katja C Wolthers
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 47:358-63. 2008
    ..Six HPeV genotypes are currently known, of which HPeV3 is associated with neonatal sepsis and meningitis...
  3. pmc Fourth human parechovirus serotype
    Kimberley S M Benschop
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1572-5. 2006
    ..Analysis of the complete genome showed K251176-02 to be a new HPeV genotype. Since K251176-02 could not be neutralized with antibodies against known HPeV serotypes 1-3, it should be classified as a fourth HPeV serotype...
  4. doi Widespread recombination within human parechoviruses: analysis of temporal dynamics and constraints
    K S M Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 89:1030-5. 2008
    ....
  5. doi Detection of human enterovirus and human parechovirus (HPeV) genotypes from clinical stool samples: polymerase chain reaction and direct molecular typing, culture characteristics, and serotyping
    Kimberley Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 68:166-73. 2010
    ..However, the genotyping method used here could identify only 47% of the HEV/HPeV strains. Further optimization and validation of direct genotyping are needed, and clinical relevance of HEV/HPeV detection in stool needs to be determined...
  6. pmc High prevalence of human Parechovirus (HPeV) genotypes in the Amsterdam region and identification of specific HPeV variants by direct genotyping of stool samples
    K Benschop
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3965-70. 2008
    ..Also, we report the first identification of three HPeV5 strains and one HPeV1 strain with a different motif at the C-terminal end of VP1, where the arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD) motif is normally located...
  7. doi Comprehensive full-length sequence analyses of human parechoviruses: diversity and recombination
    K S M Benschop
    Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 91:145-54. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Human parechovirus seroprevalence in Finland and the Netherlands
    Brenda Westerhuis
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Clinical Virology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Virol 58:211-5. 2013
    ..While the prevalence of HPeVs is known mostly among hospitalized populations, the knowledge of HPeV seroprevalence in the general population is poor...
  9. pmc Rooting human parechovirus evolution in time
    Nuno R Faria
    Department of Medical Microbiology, CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 9:164. 2009
    ..Using both strict and relaxed clock Bayesian phylogenetics we investigated 1) the substitutions rates of the structural P1 and capsid VP1 regions and 2) evolutionary timescale of currently circulating HPeV lineages...
  10. doi Clinical characteristics of human parechoviruses 4-6 infections in young children
    Dasja Pajkrt
    Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emma Children s Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:1008-10. 2009
    ..HPeV1 and 2 have been associated with mild gastrointestinal or respiratory symptoms in young children. HPeV3 is associated with more severe neonatal infection. Little is known about the epidemiology and pathology of HPeV4-6 in children...