C Libregts

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc On the nature and use of randomly amplified DNA from Staphylococcus aureus
    W Van Leeuwen
    University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Department of Bacteriology, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 34:2770-7. 1996
  2. pmc Validation of binary typing for Staphylococcus aureus strains
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 37:664-74. 1999
  3. pmc Rapid detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates by the MRSA-screen latex agglutination test
    W B van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3029-30. 1999
  4. pmc Population studies of methicillin-resistant and -sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains reveal a lack of variability in the agrD gene, encoding a staphylococcal autoinducer peptide
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 182:5721-9. 2000
  5. pmc Binary typing of Staphylococcus aureus strains through reversed hybridization using digoxigenin-universal linkage system-labeled bacterial genomic DNA
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 39:328-31. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of rapid screening tests for the identification of methicillin resistance in staphylococci
    Willem B van Leeuwen
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam EMCR, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Microb Drug Resist 8:55-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Intercenter reproducibility of binary typing for Staphylococcus aureus
    Willem B van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 51:19-28. 2002

Collaborators

  • Anneke van der Zee
  • Jan Kluytmans
  • Janusz Fiett
  • Alex van Belkum
  • W Witte
  • B Cookson
  • W Van Leeuwen
  • Willem B van Leeuwen
  • H Verbrugh
  • W B van Leeuwen
  • Christa Cuny
  • DaniĆ«lle van der Riet
  • Etty Gits
  • Ariane Deplano
  • Wim Wannet
  • Dick Veenendaal
  • Dominique Blanc
  • Diane Egberink
  • Tanny van der Reyden
  • Kim van der Zwaluw
  • Bjorn Lunter
  • Nicole Renders
  • Isabelle Vernez
  • Miranda Boers
  • Anita Tuip
  • Christel van der Werken-Libregts
  • Sandor Snoeijers
  • Inge van Duyn
  • Mirjam Kooistra
  • Gerda T Noordhoek
  • Lenie Dijkshoorn
  • Nancy Bakker
  • Marc Struelens
  • Waleria Hryniewicz
  • Adriaan Talens
  • Sije Mulder
  • Max Heck
  • Deborah E Kreft
  • Jim Landegent
  • Alisson Lynch
  • Henri Verbrugh
  • Elisabeth Bik
  • Henri A Verbrugh
  • Sebastiaan Zaat
  • Monique de Proost
  • J Veuskens
  • M Schalk
  • W van Nieuwenhuizen
  • C Gijzen
  • J van der Velden
  • A Luijendijk
  • M Heck
  • W H Goessens
  • C van Pelt
  • H A Verbrugh
  • N van Leeuwen
  • M Sijmons
  • J Sluijs

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc On the nature and use of randomly amplified DNA from Staphylococcus aureus
    W Van Leeuwen
    University Hospital Rotterdam Dijkzigt, Department of Bacteriology, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 34:2770-7. 1996
    ..aureus infections...
  2. pmc Validation of binary typing for Staphylococcus aureus strains
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 37:664-74. 1999
    ..Contribution of the DNA probes to the discriminatory power of the system was analyzed by comparison of dendrograms. This study demonstrates that binary typing is a robust tool for the genetic typing of S. aureus isolates...
  3. pmc Rapid detection of methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolates by the MRSA-screen latex agglutination test
    W B van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 37:3029-30. 1999
    ..In conclusion, due to excellent specificity and sensitivity the MRSA-Screen latex test has the potential to be successfully used for routine applications in the microbiology laboratory...
  4. pmc Population studies of methicillin-resistant and -sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains reveal a lack of variability in the agrD gene, encoding a staphylococcal autoinducer peptide
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Bacteriol 182:5721-9. 2000
    ..This may suggest that the activity of the agrD gene product does not define colonization dynamics, which is further substantiated by the rarity of agr group 2 and 3 strains...
  5. pmc Binary typing of Staphylococcus aureus strains through reversed hybridization using digoxigenin-universal linkage system-labeled bacterial genomic DNA
    W Van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 39:328-31. 2001
    ..Staphylococcus aureus isolates (n = 20) were analyzed to establish the feasibility of BT. A technically simple and fast procedure has been developed for application in routine microbiology laboratories...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of rapid screening tests for the identification of methicillin resistance in staphylococci
    Willem B van Leeuwen
    Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam EMCR, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Microb Drug Resist 8:55-9. 2002
    ..Both the Velogene and the MRSA Screen assays accurately identified mecA-positive staphylococcal strains and can be successfully used for routine application in clinical microbiology laboratories...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intercenter reproducibility of binary typing for Staphylococcus aureus
    Willem B van Leeuwen
    Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 51:19-28. 2002
    ..The current BT protocol thus represents a simple method generating robust, reproducible genotype data for S. aureus strains...