Annet E Heuvelink
Affiliation: Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority
Country: The Netherlands
- Two outbreaks of campylobacteriosis associated with the consumption of raw cows' milkAnnet E Heuvelink
The Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, 7200 AE Zutphen, The Netherlands
Int J Food Microbiol 134:70-4. 2009..Therefore, consumers need to be continuously informed about the dangers inherent in consuming unpasteurised milk or products made from raw milk. Farmers need to be strongly discouraged from serving raw milk to their visitors...
- [Pathogenic bacteria and parasites in wildlife and surface water]A E Heuvelink
Voedsel en Waren Autoriteit, Afdeling Laboratorium, Regio Oost, De Stoven 22, 7206 Ax Zutphen
Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:330-5. 2008..Furthermore, the contamination of surface water with human pathogens should be investigated more extensively...
- Public farms: hygiene and zoonotic agentsA E Heuvelink
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, Zutphen, The Netherlands
Epidemiol Infect 135:1174-83. 2007..Public awareness of the risk associated with handling animals or faecal material should be increased...
- Evaluation of immunomagnetic separation and PCR for the detection of Escherichia coli O157 in animal feces and meatsM Aminul Islam
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, P O Box 202, 7200 AE Zutphen, The Netherlands
J Food Prot 69:2865-9. 2006..coli O157 than PCR, because IMS showed to be more sensitive and the outcome was not influenced by the type of animal feces or meat...
- Prevalence of Clostridium difficile in retailed meat in the NetherlandsEnne de Boer
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority VWA, PO Box 202, 7200 AE Zutphen, The Netherlands
Int J Food Microbiol 144:561-4. 2011..difficile PCR ribotype 001 which was found in one chicken meat sample. This observation suggests that other matrices than meat may serve as a source for CA-CDI...
- Immunoconcentration of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 from animal faeces and raw meats by using Dynabeads anti-E. coli O157 and the VIDAS systemM Aminul Islam
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, PO Box 202, 7200 AE Zutphen, The Netherlands
Int J Food Microbiol 109:151-6. 2006..05 mg l(-1)) and tellurite (2.5 mg l(-1)). However, only in case of meat samples examined by the VIDAS ICE the difference between the isolation media was not statistically significant...
- Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in meatE de Boer
Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority VWA, 7200 AE Zutphen, The Netherlands
Int J Food Microbiol 134:52-6. 2009....
- Escherichia coli O157 infection associated with a petting zooA E Heuvelink
Inspectorate for Health Protection and Veterinary Public Health, Zutphen, The Netherlands
Epidemiol Infect 129:295-302. 2002..The case study and the results of the other on-farm investigations highlight the risk of acquiring severe zoonotic infections during visits to petting zoos...
- Occurrence and survival of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 in meats obtained from retail outlets in The NetherlandsA E Heuvelink
Inspectorate for Health Protection, Zutphen, The Netherlands
J Food Prot 62:1115-22. 1999..It was concluded that raw meat contaminated with O157 VTEC will remain a hazard even if the meat is held at low or freezing temperatures...
- Isolation and characterization of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 from slaughter pigs and poultryA E Heuvelink
Inspectorate for Health Protection, Zutphen, The Netherlands
Int J Food Microbiol 52:67-75. 1999..The extent to which pigs and poultry play a role in the epidemiology of human O157 VTEC infection needs further research...
- [Children's farms in The Netherlands: hygiene and zoonotic pathogens]S M Valkenburgh
Veterinaire Volksgezondheid, Signalering and Ontwikkeling
Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 131:224-7. 2006..This emphasizes the importance of strict adherence to hygiene measures by workers and visitors on children's farms in The Netherlands...
- Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O157 outbreak, The Netherlands, September-October 2005Y Doorduyn
Centre for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Euro Surveill 11:182-5. 2006..It is concluded that steak tartare was the most likely cause of the first national food-related outbreak of STEC O157 in the Netherlands...
- Validation of a PCR-based method for detection of food-borne thermotolerant campylobacters in a multicenter collaborative trialM H Josefsen
Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research DFVF, 27 Bülowsvej, DK 1790 Copenhagen V, Denmark
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:4379-83. 2004..The method showed an interlaboratory diagnostic sensitivity of 96.7% and a diagnostic specificity of 100% for chicken samples, while these values were 94.2 and 83.3%, respectively, for pig samples...
- Disease burden in The Netherlands due to infections with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157A H Havelaar
National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Epidemiol Infect 132:467-84. 2004..Sensitivity analysis indicates that uncertainty associated with model assumptions did not have a major effect on these estimates...
- Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from patients with diarrhoea in BangladeshM Aminul Islam
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
J Med Microbiol 56:380-5. 2007..It can be concluded that STEC is not a common pathogen in Bangladesh among hospitalized patients with diarrhoea nor among mild cases of diarrhoea in the community...
- Enhanced laboratory-based surveillance of Shiga-toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 in The NetherlandsY T H P van Duynhoven
Department for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:513-22. 2002....
- [Hemolytic uremic syndrome in children]A E Heuvelink
Keuringsdienst van Waren Oost, afd. Signalering Veterinaire Producten, Zutphen
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:620-5. 2001..A symptomatic treatment is given to the 10% of infected patients who develop HUS. Increasing knowledge about the pathogenesis has resulted in new forms of treatment that will be studied during the next few years...