Henry J C de Vries

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Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc The role of Surinamese migrants in the transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis between Paramaribo, Suriname and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e77977. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Post Office Box 22700, 1100 DE, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infectious Diseases Control National Institute for Public Health and the Environment CIb RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:181-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Skin as an indicator for sexually transmitted infections
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Post Office Box 22700, 1100 DE, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infectious Diseases Control National Institute for Public Health and the Environment CIb RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:196-208. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Anal lymphogranuloma venereum infection screening with IgA anti-Chlamydia trachomatis-specific major outer membrane protein serology
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam GGD Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 37:789-95. 2010
  5. pmc Lichen planus remission is associated with a decrease of human herpes virus type 7 protein expression in plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    Henry J C de Vries
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol Res 299:213-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Delayed microbial cure of lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis with doxycycline treatment
    Henry J C de Vries
    Sexually Transmitted Infection Outpatient Clinic, Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e53-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis in men who have sex with men is associated with anal enema use and high-risk behavior
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 35:203-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Lichen planus is associated with human herpesvirus type 7 replication and infiltration of plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    H J C de Vries
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 154:361-4. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing of Chlamydia trachomatis among men who have sex with men reveals cocirculating strains not associated with specific subpopulations
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 208:969-77. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Low prevalence of asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected heterosexuals visiting an HIV clinic in the Netherlands
    Marlies Heiligenberg
    Department of Research, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 26:646-9. 2012

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  1. pmc The role of Surinamese migrants in the transmission of Chlamydia trachomatis between Paramaribo, Suriname and Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e77977. 2013
    ..trachomatis strains between both countries, intensified preventive campaigns to decrease the C. trachomatis burden are required, both in Suriname and in the Netherlands. ..
  2. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections in men who have sex with men
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Post Office Box 22700, 1100 DE, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infectious Diseases Control National Institute for Public Health and the Environment CIb RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:181-8. 2014
    ..The final part of this review concludes with recommendations to reduce the STI burden in MSM. ..
  3. doi request reprint Skin as an indicator for sexually transmitted infections
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Post Office Box 22700, 1100 DE, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infectious Diseases Control National Institute for Public Health and the Environment CIb RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Clin Dermatol 32:196-208. 2014
    ..STIs should be involved in the differential diagnosis when dermatologists are confronted with anogenital dermatoses, especially in patients with an increased risk for STIs. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Anal lymphogranuloma venereum infection screening with IgA anti-Chlamydia trachomatis-specific major outer membrane protein serology
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam GGD Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 37:789-95. 2010
    ..To differentiate Ct+/LGV+ from Ct+/LGV- infections, biovar-specific Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) are standard, but also expensive and laborious. A chlamydia-specific serological assay could serve as an alternative test...
  5. pmc Lichen planus remission is associated with a decrease of human herpes virus type 7 protein expression in plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    Henry J C de Vries
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol Res 299:213-9. 2007
    ..HHV-7 replicates in plasmacytoid dendritic cells in lesional lichen planus skin and diminishes after remission. This study further supports our hypothesis that HHV-7 is associated with lichen planus pathogenesis...
  6. doi request reprint Delayed microbial cure of lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis with doxycycline treatment
    Henry J C de Vries
    Sexually Transmitted Infection Outpatient Clinic, Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 48:e53-6. 2009
    ..Delayed microbial cure of LGV proctitis should be considered in improved treatment regimens...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis in men who have sex with men is associated with anal enema use and high-risk behavior
    Henry J C de Vries
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 35:203-8. 2008
    ..In the industrialized world, lymphogranuloma venereum proctitis (LGVP) has been reported only in men who have sex with men. Factors responsible for the outbreak remain to be elucidated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lichen planus is associated with human herpesvirus type 7 replication and infiltration of plasmacytoid dendritic cells
    H J C de Vries
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 154:361-4. 2006
    ..Lichen planus (LP) is a common inflammatory skin disease of unknown aetiology. Viral causes have been suggested...
  9. doi request reprint Multilocus sequence typing of Chlamydia trachomatis among men who have sex with men reveals cocirculating strains not associated with specific subpopulations
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 208:969-77. 2013
    ..Previous studies identified specific Chlamydia trachomatis strains circulating among men who have sex with men (MSM). This study investigates whether distinct C. trachomatis strains circulate among subpopulations within the MSM community...
  10. doi request reprint Low prevalence of asymptomatic sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected heterosexuals visiting an HIV clinic in the Netherlands
    Marlies Heiligenberg
    Department of Research, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 26:646-9. 2012
    ..These results suggest that, in the Netherlands, screening for STI during routine visits is currently not needed for asymptomatic heterosexual HIV-infected patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in HIV-infected men during routine outpatient visits in the Netherlands
    Marlies Heiligenberg
    Department of Research, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 39:8-15. 2012
    ..We assessed prevalence and factors associated with asymptomatic STI...
  12. pmc HIV-infected men who have sex with men who identify themselves as belonging to subcultures are at increased risk for hepatitis C infection
    Amy Matser
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e57740. 2013
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) emerged as sexually transmitted infection among HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM). We studied whether HCV circulated in identifiable high-risk MSM subcultures and performed phylogenetic analysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Spread of distinct human immunodeficiency virus type 1 AG recombinant lineages in Africa
    M Cornelissen
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 45, 1105BA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Gen Virol 81:515-23. 2000
    ..The recovery of AG recombinants from African countries a thousand miles apart indicates the active spread of new recombinants...
  14. ncbi request reprint Oral human papillomavirus infection in HIV-negative and HIV-infected MSM
    Sofie H Mooij
    aCluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service, Amsterdam bCentre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM, Bilthoven cDepartment of Pathology, Vrije Universiteit University Medical Center dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Jan van Goyen Medical Center eCenter for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam fDepartment of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam gDDL Diagnostic Laboratory, Rijswijk hJulius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands Our inspiring colleague Hein Boot died before publication of this article
    AIDS 27:2117-28. 2013
    ..Oral infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) is associated with a subset of head and neck cancers. We compared prevalence of, and risk factors for, oral HPV infection among HIV-negative and HIV-infected MSM...
  15. pmc Distinct transmission networks of Chlamydia trachomatis in men who have sex with men and heterosexual adults in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Service of Amsterdam GGD Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e53869. 2013
    ..We investigated clonal relationships using a high resolution typing method to characterize C. trachomatis types in these two risk groups...
  16. pmc Urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infections among ethnic groups in Paramaribo, Suriname; determinants and ethnic sexual mixing patterns
    Jannie J van der Helm
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e68698. 2013
    ..We estimated determinants for chlamydia, including the role of ethnicity, and identified transmission patterns and ethnic sexual networks among clients of two clinics in Paramaribo, Suriname...
  17. pmc Slow epidemic of lymphogranuloma venereum L2b strain
    Joke Spaargaren
    Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1787-8. 2005
    ..All recent lymphogranuloma venereum cases in Amsterdam were caused by the L2b variant. This variant was also present in the 1980s in San Francisco. Thus, the current "outbreak" is most likely a slowly evolving epidemic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and clinical implications of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum in men who have sex with men: a retrospective case-control study
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of HIV and STD Research, Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 42:186-94. 2006
    ..Recently, outbreaks of anorectal lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have occurred among men who have sex with men (MSM). This study identifies risk factors and clinical predictors of LGV to determine the implications for clinical practice...
  19. pmc Human herpesvirus 8 infections in the Amsterdam Cohort Studies (1984-1997): analysis of seroconversions to ORF65 and ORF73
    J Goudsmit
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:4838-43. 2000
    ..Together with the previously reported link between unprotected orogenital sex and HHV8 seroconversion, our observations suggest that HHV8 seroconversions result from primary infections...
  20. pmc Point-of-care test for detection of urogenital chlamydia in women shows low sensitivity. A performance evaluation study in two clinics in Suriname
    Jannie J van der Helm
    STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32122. 2012
    ..However, one study sponsored by the manufacturer (Diagnostics for the Real World) reported over 80% sensitivity with their Chlamydia Rapid Test (CRT). We evaluated the performance of this CRT in a non-manufacturer-sponsored trial...
  21. doi request reprint Sexually transmitted infections screening at HIV treatment centers for MSM can be cost-effective
    Henrike J Vriend
    aCentre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven bDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam cDepartment of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam dSTI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam eResearch Department, Cluster for Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam fInternal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam gUnit of PharmacoEpidemiology and PharmacoEconomics, Department of Pharmacy, University of Groningen, Groningen hJulius Center, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    AIDS 27:2281-90. 2013
    ..To estimate the cost-effectiveness of anorectal chlamydia screening among men who have sex with men (MSM) in care at HIV treatment centers...
  22. doi request reprint Distinct Neisseria gonorrhoeae transmission networks among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Raymond Heymans
    Public Health Service GGD of Amsterdam, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Department of Research, Postbox 2200, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 206:596-605. 2012
    ..We determined whether clusters of patients infected with specific N. gonorrhoeae genotypes were related to various epidemiological characteristics...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genetic evidence of multiple transmissions of HIV type 1 subtype F within Romania from adult blood donors to children
    E Op de Coul
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 16:327-36. 2000
    ..The juvenile population was most likely infected with the HIV-1 subtype F virus on more than one occasion, presumably through HIV-contaminated blood (products) obtained from adults...
  24. pmc pol gene diversity of five human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtypes: evidence for naturally occurring mutations that contribute to drug resistance, limited recombination patterns, and common ancestry for subtypes B and D
    M Cornelissen
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Virol 71:6348-58. 1997
    ..Our analysis suggests a common ancestry for subtypes B and D that is distinct from that of subtypes A and E...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increase in HCV incidence among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam most likely caused by sexual transmission
    Thijs J W van de Laar
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Health Service Amsterdam, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 196:230-8. 2007
    ..Targeted prevention and routine HCV screening among HIV-positive MSM is needed to deter the spread of HCV...
  26. pmc Six-month incidence and persistence of oral HPV infection in HIV-negative and HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Sofie H Mooij
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e98955. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess incidence and persistence of oral HPV infection in HIV-negative and HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM)...
  27. pmc Anal infections with concomitant Chlamydia trachomatis genotypes among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    Koen D Quint
    The Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 11:63. 2011
    ..To detect concomitant Ct genotype infections, the pmpH LGV PCR and genoTyping Reverse Hybridization Assay (Ct-DT RHA) were used...
  28. pmc Anal, penile, and oral high-risk HPV infections and HPV seropositivity in HIV-positive and HIV-negative men who have sex with men
    Vera M van Rijn
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e92208. 2014
    ..In conclusion, seropositivity among MSM appears to be largely associated with anal HPV infection, irrespective of additionally infected anatomical sites...
  29. ncbi request reprint Condom use rather than serosorting explains differences in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:574-80. 2007
    ..We studied whether sexual behaviors in these 2 groups are consistent with serosorting and if serosorting explains the difference in HIV incidence...
  30. doi request reprint Sexual transmission of hepatitis C virus in human immunodeficiency virus-negative men who have sex with men: a series of case reports
    Thijs J W van de Laar
    Laboratory of Public Health, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 38:102-4. 2011
    ..HIV-negative MSM with ulcerative sexual transmitted infection, those who engage in rough sexual practices or report a HCV-positive sexual partner, should be regularly screened for HCV...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gross defects in the vpr and vpu genes of HIV type 1 cannot explain the differences in RNA copy number between long-term asymptomatics and progressors
    M Cornelissen
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 13:247-52. 1997
    ..We therefore concluded that nonprogression is not likely to be explained by deletion of vpr and vpu, or by gross sequence abnormality in these genes...
  32. doi request reprint Route of sexual exposure is independently associated with seropositivity to HPV-16 and HPV-18 among clients of an STI clinic in the Netherlands
    Marlies Heiligenberg
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 208:1081-5. 2013
    ..HPV-18 results were similar. Route of sexual exposure is independently associated with HPV seropositivity. ..
  33. ncbi request reprint Seroepidemiology of high-risk HPV in HIV-negative and HIV-infected MSM: the H2M study
    Sofie H Mooij
    Authors Affiliations Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam Department of Pathology, Vrije Universiteit University Medical Center VUmc Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu, RIVM, Bilthoven and Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 22:1698-708. 2013
    ..Moreover, we compared determinants of HPV seropositivity between HIV-negative and HIV-infected MSM...
  34. doi request reprint High-resolution typing reveals distinct Chlamydia trachomatis strains in an at-risk population in Nanjing, China
    Reinier J M Bom
    Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 40:647-9. 2013
    ..Most strains were specific to Nanjing, but some clustered with strains from Amsterdam. This demonstrates a geographical variation in C. trachomatis previously left undetected. ..
  35. ncbi request reprint Independent introduction of transmissible F/D recombinant HIV-1 from Africa into Belgium and The Netherlands
    E Op de Coul
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, Amsterdam, 1018 WT, The Netherlands
    Virology 270:267-77. 2000
    ..Two included large or smaller F1 fragments in gag and pol. The third strain was subtype D along the entire gag and pol fragment. A parental African subtype F that showed no evidence for recombination was not found...
  36. pmc Species-directed therapy for leishmaniasis in returning travellers: a comprehensive guide
    Caspar J Hodiamont
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Section of Parasitology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8:e2832. 2014
    ..Published guidelines on leishmaniasis in travellers do not aim to be comprehensive or do not quantify overall treatment success for available therapies. We aimed at providing comprehensive species-directed treatment guidelines...
  37. pmc New lymphogranuloma venereum Chlamydia trachomatis variant, Amsterdam
    Joke Spaargaren
    Public Health Laboratory, Municipal Health Service of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1090-2. 2005
    ..We found that symptomatic (73%) as well as asymptomatic (43%) patients were infected with a new C. trachomatis LGV variant...
  38. doi request reprint High-resolution anoscopy: clinical features of anal intraepithelial neoplasia in HIV-positive men
    Olivier Richel
    1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2 Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 3 Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 4 Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, HELIOS St Elisabeth Hospital Oberhausen, Oberhausen, Germany 5 Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 6 STI Outpatient Clinic, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dis Colon Rectum 56:1237-42. 2013
    ..A systematic comparison between clinical features and the histopathology of suspect lesions is lacking...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a risk-based visitor-prioritizing system at a sexually transmitted infection outpatient clinic
    Titia L J Heijman
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, STI Outpatient Clinic, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 34:508-12. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to study the efficacy/effectiveness of a risk-based visitor-prioritizing system at a sexually transmitted infection (STI) clinic aimed to improve screening capacity by providing tailored service...
  40. ncbi request reprint Subtype-specific sequence variation of the HIV type 1 long terminal repeat and primer-binding site
    M P de Baar
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 16:499-504. 2000
    ..After analysis of all sequences, we could describe subtype-specific differences in sequences encompassing the regulatory elements of the LTR and the PBS motif...
  41. doi request reprint Detection of hepatitis B virus covalently closed circular DNA in paraffin-embedded and cryo-preserved liver biopsies of chronic hepatitis B patients
    R Bart Takkenberg
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, AMC Liver Center, Center for Infectious Disease and Immunology CINIMA, University of Amsterdam and Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:952-60. 2010
    ..Hepatitis B virus (HBV) covalently closed circular DNA (cccDNA) may become an important predictor for treatment outcome or long-term follow-up...
  42. ncbi request reprint HPV and Anal Cancer in HIV-Infected Individuals: A Review
    Maarten F Schim van der Loeff
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, P O BOX 2200, 1000 CE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 11:250-62. 2014
    ..HPV vaccination and earlier start of cART may prevent most anal cancers in the long run. ..
  43. pmc Serovar D and E of serogroup B induce highest serological responses in urogenital Chlamydia trachomatis infections
    Stephan P Verweij
    Laboratory of Immunogenetics, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, VU University Medical Center, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081, HV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 14:3. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study was to confirm and strengthen those findings about serological IgG responses in relation to C. trachomatis serogroups and serovars...
  44. pmc Risk Factors for the presence of anal intraepithelial neoplasia in HIV+ men who have sex with men
    Olivier Richel
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e84030. 2013
    ..In this study we analysed a wide range of potential risk factors for AIN in order to target screening programs...
  45. ncbi request reprint Latent and lytic HHV-8 mRNA expression in PBMCs and Kaposi's sarcoma skin biopsies of AIDS Kaposi's sarcoma patients
    Abeltje M Polstra
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Virol 70:624-7. 2003
    ..Thus, the HHV-8 DNA load in the PBMCs increases in more advanced Kaposi's sarcoma, as does the frequency of mRNA detection in PBMCs...
  46. pmc Clonally related Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates with decreased susceptibility to the extended-spectrum cephalosporin cefotaxime in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    Raymond Heymans
    Public Health Laboratory, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:1516-22. 2012
    ..Quality-assured surveillance of ESC susceptibility on the national and international levels and exploration of new drugs and/or strategies for treatment of gonorrhea are crucial...
  47. doi request reprint Increased virus replication in mammalian cells by blocking intracellular innate defense responses
    W de Vries
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gene Ther 15:545-52. 2008
    ..These results can be employed for improving the production of viral gene transfer vectors and viral vaccine strains...
  48. ncbi request reprint Additional Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Found With Rapid Follow-Up Screening in Men Who Have Sex With Men With an Indication for HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis
    Nynke H N de Vrieze
    From the Department of Dermatology Allergology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands STI Outpatient Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 41:515-7. 2014
    ..1% had chlamydia or gonorrhea. In postexposure prophylaxis-indicated men who have sex with men, repeat chlamydia and gonorrhea screening is advised to diagnose infections not apparent at baseline screening. ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Social implications of leprosy in the Netherlands--stigma among ex-leprosy patients in a non-endemic setting
    Roos De Groot
    Netherlands Leprosy Relief NLR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Lepr Rev 82:168-77. 2011
    ..This study investigates the social implications of leprosy for those affected in the Netherlands...
  50. ncbi request reprint Blood concentrations of pimecrolimus in adult patients with atopic dermatitis following intermittent administration of pimecrolimus cream 1% (Elidel) for up to 1 year
    Edwin J M Van Leent
    Academic Medical Centre AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dermatolog Treat 18:19-22. 2007
    ..To determine blood concentrations of pimecrolimus after long-term intermittent administration of pimecrolimus cream 1% in adult patients with extensive atopic dermatitis (AD)...
  51. pmc The potential of molecular diagnosis of cutaneous ectopic schistosomiasis
    Karin van Dijk
    Section Parasitology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:958-9. 2010
    ..Microscopy and serology are the classical methods to obtain a diagnosis. Alternatively, molecular methods can be a valuable new tool for diagnosis and species determination...
  52. pmc Pharmacokinetics of miltefosine in Old World cutaneous leishmaniasis patients
    Thomas P C Dorlo
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Slotervaart Hospital The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Louwesweg 6, 1066 EC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 52:2855-60. 2008
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  53. pmc Development of real-time NASBA assays with molecular beacon detection to quantify mRNA coding for HHV-8 lytic and latent genes
    Abeltje M Polstra
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 2:18. 2002
    ..To examine the expression of HHV-8 in PBMC, four HHV-8 mRNA specific NASBA assays were developed..
  54. ncbi request reprint Semen parameters of a semen donor before and after infection with human immunodeficiency virus type 1: case report
    E van Leeuwen
    Center for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tropical Medicine and AIDS, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Reprod 19:2845-8. 2004
    ..However, the clinical significance of these findings is unclear. A longitudinal cohort study on the effects of HIV-1 infection on semen quality is necessary to confirm these findings...
  55. ncbi request reprint Antiviral activity of HIV type 1 protease inhibitors nelfinavir and indinavir in vivo is not influenced by P-glycoprotein activity on CD4+ T cells
    Sanjay U C Sankatsing
    International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 23:19-27. 2007
    ..Therefore we conclude that the potential efflux function of P-gp on PIs may be clinically less relevant than the effect of P-gp on intracellular HIV-1 replication...
  56. pmc Identification of sequential viral escape mutants associated with altered T-cell responses in a human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected individual
    Mark J Geels
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Virol 77:12430-40. 2003
    ..These results demonstrate the sequential accumulation of CTL escape in a patient during disease progression, indicating that multiple combinations of T-cell epitopes are required to control viremia...
  57. ncbi request reprint Retrospective, longitudinal analysis of serum human herpesvirus-8 viral DNA load in AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma patients before and after diagnosis
    Abeltje M Polstra
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Virol 74:390-6. 2004
    ..Longitudinal serum samples from 19 AIDS-Kaposi's sarcoma patients, ranging from 2 years before KS till 2 years after KS diagnosis were tested. No correlation was found between viral load and progression to KS, or disease stage...
  58. pmc Gene expression profile of AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma
    Marion Cornelissen
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Centre, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cancer 3:7. 2003
    ..Its course is aggravated by co-infection with HIV-1, where the timing of infection with HIV-1 and HHV8 is important for the clinical outcome...
  59. pmc Lack of detection of XMRV in seminal plasma from HIV-1 infected men in The Netherlands
    Marion Cornelissen
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e12040. 2010
    ..Seminal plasma samples from HIV-1 infected men were examined as they have an increased probability of acquiring sexually transmitted pathogens...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus and human herpesvirus 8 DNA detection in peripheral blood monocytic cells of AIDS patients: correlations with the presence of Kaposi's sarcoma and CMV disease
    Antoinette C van der Kuyl
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Virol 76:541-6. 2005
    ..Therefore, HHV8 and CMV DNA measured in the blood of AIDS patients, are each related mainly to the associated disease, and have no additional predictive value in these patients...
  61. pmc Analysis of infectious virus clones from two HIV-1 superinfection cases suggests that the primary strains have lower fitness
    Antoinette C van der Kuyl
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Centre for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Retrovirology 7:60. 2010
    ..The use of isolate-specific primer sets indicated that the primary and secondary strains co-exist in plasma at all time points after the moment of superinfection...
  62. pmc Highly sensitive methods based on seminested real-time reverse transcription-PCR for quantitation of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 unspliced and multiply spliced RNA and proviral DNA
    Alexander O Pasternak
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, Amsterdam 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 46:2206-11. 2008
    ..These easy-to-perform methods can be widely used in research, including clinical studies, to monitor intracellular processes of virus replication...
  63. ncbi request reprint Triple HIV-1 infection
    Antoinette C van der Kuyl
    N Engl J Med 352:2557-9. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Recombination of HIV type 1C (C'/C") in Ethiopia: possible link of EthHIV-1C' to subtype C sequences from the high-prevalence epidemics in India and Southern Africa
    Georgios Pollakis
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:999-1008. 2003
    ..The possibility that viruses with a C' envelope have a biological advantage over the viruses with a C" envelope should be further investigated in biological and epidemiological studies...
  65. pmc Human herpesvirus 8 load in matched serum and plasma samples of patients with AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma
    Abeltje M Polstra
    Department of Human Retrovirology University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 41:5488-91. 2003
    ..Therefore, our results suggest that serum is the preferred material for HHV-8 load testing, since there is less possible hindrance in the amplification than with plasma...
  66. ncbi request reprint A sudden rise in viral load is infrequently associated with HIV-1 superinfection
    Suzanne Jurriaans
    Laboratory of Experimental Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:69-73. 2008
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  67. ncbi request reprint Combination antiretroviral therapy failure and HIV super-infection
    Daniela Bezemer
    HIV Monitoring Foundation, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 22:309-11. 2008
    ..We analysed HIV pol genes obtained before start of initially successful cART and during failure while still on cART in 101 patients. Difference in precART and cART failure sequences were explained by evolution and not by super-infection...
  68. pmc Severe anaemia is not associated with HIV-1 env gene characteristics in Malawian children
    Job C J Calis
    Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 8:26. 2008
    ..We therefore explored the possibility that alterations in the V1-V2-V3 fragment of HIV-1 were associated with severe anaemia...