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

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

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...