E C Claas
Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands
- Human influenza A H5N1 virus related to a highly pathogenic avian influenza virusE C Claas
Department of Virology and WHO National Influenza Centre, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Lancet 351:472-7. 1998..Preceding this incident, avian influenza outbreaks of high mortality were reported from three chicken farms in Hong Kong, and the virus involved was also found to be of the H5 subtype...
- Comparison of RNA hybridization, hemagglutination assay, titration of infectious virus and immunofluorescence as methods for monitoring influenza virus replication in vitroG F Rimmelzwaan
National Influenza Centre and Department of Virology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Virol Methods 74:57-66. 1998..Thus, besides direct measurement of infectious virus and immunofluorescence, RNA hybridization proved to be a sensitive assay for monitoring influenza virus replication in vitro...
- Use of recombinant nucleoproteins in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for detection of virus-specific immunoglobulin A (IgA) and IgG antibodies in influenza virus A- or B-infected patientsJ T Voeten
WHO National Influenza Centre and Institute of Virology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Clin Microbiol 36:3527-31. 1998....
- Characterization of high-growth reassortant influenza A viruses generated in MDCK cells cultured in serum-free mediumJ T Voeten
Institute of Virology and WHO National Influenza Centre, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Vaccine 17:1942-50. 1999..The use of MDCK-SF1 cells together with these reassortants for generating influenza virus antigens can significantly speed up the vaccine production procedure...
- Antigenic and genetic characterization of swine influenza A (H1N1) viruses isolated from pneumonia patients in The NetherlandsG F Rimmelzwaan
Institute of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, 3000 DR, The Netherlands
Virology 282:301-6. 2001..It is concluded that European swine H1N1 viruses can infect humans directly, causing serious disease without the need for any reassortment event...