Frank G J Cobelens

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in travellers to areas of high tuberculosis endemicity
    F G Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 356:461-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of tuberculin sensitivity in Dutch adults with history of travel to areas of with a high incidence of tuberculosis
    F G Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 33:300-4. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatitis B infection among expatriates in Nigeria
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 38:370-6. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of probable dengue virus infection among Dutch travellers to Asia
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:331-8. 2002
  5. doi request reprint For whom the bell tolls: isoniazid preventive therapy and tuberculosis drug resistance
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Department of Global Health and Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sci Transl Med 5:180fs12. 2013
  6. pmc Mortality and failure among tuberculosis patients who did not complete treatment in Vietnam: a cohort study
    Marleen Vree
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:134. 2007

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in travellers to areas of high tuberculosis endemicity
    F G Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Lancet 356:461-5. 2000
    ..No data exist on risks of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in travellers. We studied incidences of and risk factors for tuberculin skin-test conversion among Dutch long-term travellers to countries of high tuberculosis endemicity...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of tuberculin sensitivity in Dutch adults with history of travel to areas of with a high incidence of tuberculosis
    F G Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 33:300-4. 2001
    ..In countries with a low incidence of tuberculosis, cases of infection acquired during travel may account for a substantial proportion of new infections in the resident population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatitis B infection among expatriates in Nigeria
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 38:370-6. 2004
    ..009) and the total time that these children had stayed in the family (P=.036). Horizontal transmission from adoptive Nigerian children probably played an important role in the spread of HBV infection in this expatriate community...
  4. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of probable dengue virus infection among Dutch travellers to Asia
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:331-8. 2002
    ..The clinical-to-subclinical infection rate was 1 : 3.3. The risk of infection showed marked seasonal variation. DEN infections are frequent in travellers to endemic areas in Asia; most remain subclinical...
  5. doi request reprint For whom the bell tolls: isoniazid preventive therapy and tuberculosis drug resistance
    Frank G J Cobelens
    Department of Global Health and Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sci Transl Med 5:180fs12. 2013
    ..The expected increase in drug-resistant tuberculosis due to large-scale preventive treatment in people living with HIV calls for reconsidering the "double use" of isoniazid for prophylaxis and curative treatment (Mills et al., this issue)...
  6. pmc Mortality and failure among tuberculosis patients who did not complete treatment in Vietnam: a cohort study
    Marleen Vree
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:134. 2007
    ..Treatment outcomes rates were 1.4% default, 3.0% transfer-out, 0.4% failure and 2.6% death in northern Vietnam in 2003...