M W Borgdorff

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Affiliation: KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Density of tuberculin skin reaction and its association with tuberculosis infection as defined by dual tuberculin testing
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV and International Tuberculosis Surveillance Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1060-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender and tuberculosis: a comparison of prevalence surveys with notification data to explore sex differences in case detection
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:123-32. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission of tuberculosis in San Francisco and its association with immigration and ethnicity
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:287-94. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Predictive value for progression to tuberculosis by IGRA and TST in immigrant contacts
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, PO Box 146, 2501 CC, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 35:1346-53. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of travelling to the country of origin for tuberculosis among immigrants living in a low-incidence country
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:38-43. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis depending on the age and sex of source cases
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 154:934-43. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays in immigrant contacts and effect of remote exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:820-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Screening for pulmonary tuberculosis among immigrants: estimated effect on severity of disease and duration of infectiousness
    S Verver
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:419-25. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis infection in children who are contacts of immigrant tuberculosis patients
    S Verver
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Parkstraat 17, 2514 JD, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:126-32. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Logistic discrimination of mixtures of M. tuberculosis and non-specific tuberculin reactions
    N J Nagelkerke
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association (KNCV, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1113-24. 2001

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Density of tuberculin skin reaction and its association with tuberculosis infection as defined by dual tuberculin testing
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV and International Tuberculosis Surveillance Centre, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1060-5. 2000
    ..To determine whether the density of tuberculin skin reactions is associated with tuberculosis infection...
  2. ncbi request reprint Gender and tuberculosis: a comparison of prevalence surveys with notification data to explore sex differences in case detection
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:123-32. 2000
    ..To explore whether lower tuberculosis notification rates among women are due to a reduced access to health care, particularly diagnostic services, for women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transmission of tuberculosis in San Francisco and its association with immigration and ethnicity
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:287-94. 2000
    ..To determine tuberculosis transmission dynamics in San Francisco and its association with country of birth and ethnicity...
  4. doi request reprint Predictive value for progression to tuberculosis by IGRA and TST in immigrant contacts
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, PO Box 146, 2501 CC, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 35:1346-53. 2010
    ..3% (95% CI 1.3-5.3%) for T-SPOT.TB. Sensitivity was 100%, 88%, 63% and 75%, respectively. The predictive values of QFT-GIT, T-SPOT.TB and TST for progression to TB disease among immigrant close contacts were comparable...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk of travelling to the country of origin for tuberculosis among immigrants living in a low-incidence country
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:38-43. 2011
    ..Two thirds of tuberculosis (TB) patients in the Netherlands are foreign-born...
  6. ncbi request reprint Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis depending on the age and sex of source cases
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 154:934-43. 2001
    ..Increased transmission among immigrant groups in the Netherlands is largely attributable to the relatively young age of immigrant source cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interferon-gamma release assays in immigrant contacts and effect of remote exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    S V Kik
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 13:820-8. 2009
    ..TB-in immigrant contacts of sputum smear-positive TB patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Screening for pulmonary tuberculosis among immigrants: estimated effect on severity of disease and duration of infectiousness
    S Verver
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:419-25. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The screening programme detected cases earlier, resulting in fewer hospital admissions, shorter duration of symptoms and therefore probably reduced tuberculosis transmission...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis infection in children who are contacts of immigrant tuberculosis patients
    S Verver
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Parkstraat 17, 2514 JD, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 26:126-32. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence of active tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection among children who are close contacts of immigrant tuberculosis patients is high and warrants an expansion of contact investigation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Logistic discrimination of mixtures of M. tuberculosis and non-specific tuberculin reactions
    N J Nagelkerke
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association (KNCV, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1113-24. 2001
    ..The proposed method of mixture analysis provides an additional tool for the interpretation of prevalence survey data where the diagnostic test lacks specificity as a result of cross-reactions...
  11. doi request reprint Health-seeking behaviour among adults with prolonged cough in Vietnam
    N B Hoa
    National Tuberculosis Programme Vietnam, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 16:1260-7. 2011
    ..To assess health-seeking behaviour among adults with prolonged cough in a population-based, nationally representative sample in Vietnam...
  12. doi request reprint Coverage and yield of tuberculosis contact investigations in the Netherlands
    C Mulder
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1630-7. 2011
    ..An increasing proportion of tuberculosis (TB) patients in low-incidence countries are immigrants. It is unclear whether contact investigations among immigrant patients are adequate...
  13. pmc Prevalence of tuberculous infection and incidence of tuberculosis: a re-assessment of the Styblo rule
    F van Leth
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 86:20-6. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint How to identify tuberculosis cases in a prevalence survey
    M J van der Werf
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:1255-60. 2008
    ..Case definitions are ideally based on the combined results of symptom enquiry, CXR and bacteriology...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of screening of immigrants on tuberculosis transmission
    S Verver
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:121-9. 2002
    ..In The Netherlands all immigrants from highly endemic countries undergo obligatory entry screening by X-ray, followed by voluntary half-yearly screening for 2 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Survival and relapse rate of tuberculosis patients who successfully completed treatment in Vietnam
    M Vree
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, 3501 CC The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:392-7. 2007
    ..Reported tuberculosis (TB) cure rates are high in Vietnam with the 8-month short-course chemotherapy regimen. However, long-term treatment outcomes are unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis screening among immigrants in The Netherlands: what is its contribution to public health?
    R Bwire
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV, Den Haag, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 56:63-71. 2000
    ..The article recommends the setting-up of an information system to evaluate the effectiveness of screening immigrants in The Netherlands, and adjustment of screening policies where needed...
  18. ncbi request reprint TB-HIV co-infection in Eritrea
    M J van der Werf
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, P O Box 146, 2501 CC The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:823-6. 2007
    ..8%, 95%CI 7.6-16.1) were HIV-infected. Risk factors were age, urban residence and schooling level. The data indicate that, starting with the urban areas, it is time for Eritrea to introduce HIV testing of all TB patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint The design of multi-stage tuberculin surveys: some suggestions for sampling
    N J Nagelkerke
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:314-20. 2000
    ..Tuberculin surveys of children to estimate national or regional infection prevalences are commonly designed as multi-stage surveys. These surveys require strategies for the efficient sampling of sub-units at each stage...
  20. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of symptom and chest radiographic screening in tuberculosis prevalence surveys
    S den Boon
    Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:876-82. 2006
    ..The population was 36,334 in 2001, and the TB notification rate was 341 per 100,000 population for new smear-positive TB in 2002...
  21. doi request reprint Coverage and yield of entry and follow-up screening for tuberculosis among new immigrants
    C Erkens
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, P O Box 146, 2501 CC The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 32:153-61. 2008
    ..Overall coverage and yield of follow-up screening was low. Follow-up screening of immigrants with a normal chest radiograph from countries with an incidence of <200 per 100,000 individuals was therefore discontinued...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Research into new methods for diagnosing, treating and preventing tuberculosis]
    M W Borgdorff
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1838-41. 2003
    ..However, new candidate vaccines are being developed and will be tested on humans in the near future...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Estimation of the incidence of tuberculosis in The Netherlands in 2030]
    F van Leth
    KNCV Tuberculosefonds, Parkstraat 17, 2514 JD Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:616-21. 2008
    ..To estimate the number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) in 2030 for the purpose of planning future TB control...
  24. ncbi request reprint Transmission of tuberculosis between people of different ages in The Netherlands: an analysis using DNA fingerprinting
    M W Borgdorff
    Royal Netherlands Tuberculosis Association KNCV, The Hague
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 3:202-6. 1999
    ..This study aimed at determining whether this might be explained by preferential transmission within age groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Control of drug-sensitive and (multi-)resistant tuberculosis]
    M W Borgdorff
    Koninklijke Nederlandse Centrale Vereniging tot bestrijding der Tuberculose, Postbus 146, 2501 CC Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 146:1525-7. 2002
    ..Important problems remain with respect to the feasibility and costs of these measures and the prevention of additional resistance...
  26. pmc Low tuberculosis notification in mountainous Vietnam is not due to low case detection: a cross-sectional survey
    M Vree
    KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 7:109. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of tuberculosis among asylum seekers in The Netherlands: implications for screening
    J L van Burg
    Department of Health, Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers COA, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:139-44. 2003
    ..To identify low-risk groups among asylum seekers in the Netherlands that may be excluded from tuberculosis (TB) screening at entry or during follow-up...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Increase in extrapulmonary tuberculosis in The Netherlands associated with an increase in the number of residents with non-Dutch nationality; observational study of data from 1993-2001]
    L A M te Beek
    KNCV Tuberculosefonds, afd Onderzoek, Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:637-42. 2008
    ..To describe the epidemiology of extrapulmonary and pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) in The Netherlands between 1993 and 2001, with special attention given to the relationship between disease site and patient nationality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Steep increases in tuberculosis notification among young men in the industrialised districts of Danang, Vietnam
    L V Duc
    Danang Hospital for Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Danang, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:567-70. 2007
    ..Tuberculosis (TB) notification is increasing among young adults in urban provinces in Vietnam, despite having achieved World Health Organization targets for treatment success and case detection...
  30. pmc Comparison of symptoms and treatment outcomes between actively and passively detected tuberculosis cases: the additional value of active case finding
    S den Boon
    Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1342-9. 2008
    ....
  31. pmc Limited impact of tuberculosis control in Hong Kong: attributable to high risks of reactivation disease
    E Vynnycky
    Modelling and Economics Unit, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, Colindale, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 136:943-52. 2008
    ..As a result, it may be difficult to meet the targets for tuberculosis control, which have been prescribed by the UN Millennium Development Goals...
  32. pmc Mycobacterium tuberculosis Beijing genotype emerging in Vietnam
    D D Anh
    National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 6:302-5. 2000
    ..Three hundred one (54%) patients were infected with Beijing genotype strains. The genotype was associated with younger age (and hence with active transmission) and with isoniazid and streptomycin resistance, but not with BCG vaccination...
  33. pmc The effect of age and study duration on the relationship between 'clustering' of DNA fingerprint patterns and the proportion of tuberculosis disease attributable to recent transmission
    E Vynnycky
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Epidemiol Infect 126:43-62. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Trend in HIV prevalence among tuberculosis patients in Tanzania, 1991-1998
    N Range
    Tanzania National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Programme, Muhimbili Research Station, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:405-12. 2001
    ..Another survey among tuberculosis patients in 5 years' time may show whether the HIV epidemic in Tanzania has reached a maximum or steady state...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of immigration on the elimination of tuberculosis in The Netherlands: a model based approach
    den Bosch J H Wolleswinkel-van
    Pallas, Health Research and Consultancy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 6:130-6. 2002
    ..To determine whether elimination of tuberculosis in the Dutch population can be achieved by the year 2030, taking into account the impact of immigration...
  36. ncbi request reprint Exogenous re-infection as a cause of recurrent tuberculosis in a low-incidence area
    A S de Boer
    Centre for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:145-52. 2003
    ..Surveillance data from the National Tuberculosis Register for the period 1993-1997 complemented with DNA fingerprinting results of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates...
  37. ncbi request reprint Drug resistance among failure and relapse cases of tuberculosis: is the standard re-treatment regimen adequate?
    H T W Quy
    Pham Ngoc Thach Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:631-6. 2003
    ..To determine acquired drug resistance among failure and relapse cases after treatment of new smear-positive tuberculosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk of infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Malawi: national tuberculin survey 1994
    F M L Salaniponi
    Community Health Sciences Unit, Tuberculosis Control Programme, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:718-23. 2004
    ..To estimate the annual risk of tuberculosis infection among schoolchildren in Malawi...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sputum smear microscopy in the National Tuberculosis Control Programme in the north of Vietnam
    N T Huong
    National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:277-82. 2006
    ..To assess the yield of sputum smear microscopy and sex differences in the National Tuberculosis Control Programme in the north of Vietnam...
  40. pmc Association between smoking and tuberculosis infection: a population survey in a high tuberculosis incidence area
    S den Boon
    Centre for TB Research and Education, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Stellenbosch University, P O Box 19063, 7505 Tygerberg, Cape Town, South Africa
    Thorax 60:555-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between smoking and M tuberculosis infection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Drug resistance among smear-positive tuberculosis patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    H T Quy
    Pham Ngoc Thach TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:160-6. 2006
    ..To assess the pattern of drug resistance among smear-positive tuberculosis (TB) patients in an inner city area in Vietnam...
  42. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a new chest radiograph reading and recording system for epidemiological surveys of tuberculosis and lung disease
    S den Boon
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:1088-96. 2005
    ..The development and evaluation of a new chest radiograph reading and recording system (CRRS) for community surveys of tuberculosis (TB) and lung disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes by drug resistance and HIV status among tuberculosis patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    H T Quy
    Pham Ngoc Thach TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:45-51. 2006
    ..To assess the combined effects of drug resistance, HIV infection and treatment regimen on treatment outcomes of smear-positive tuberculosis patients in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam...
  44. ncbi request reprint Establishment and development of the National Tuberculosis Control Programme in Vietnam
    N T Huong
    National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Hanoi, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:151-6. 2005
    ..To describe the establishment and development of the National Tuberculosis Control Programme (NTP) of Vietnam...
  45. ncbi request reprint Public health impact of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with a mutation at amino-acid position 315 of katG: a decade of experience in The Netherlands
    H R van Doorn
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:769-75. 2006
    ..Delta315 isolates were high-level isoniazid-resistant, streptomycin-resistant and multidrug-resistant significantly more often, and may have a greater impact on public health, than other isoniazid-resistant isolates...
  46. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and patient gender in Bangladesh: sex differences in diagnosis and treatment outcome
    V Begum
    National TB Control Programme, Directorate General of Health Services, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 5:604-10. 2001
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis epidemiology in six provinces of Vietnam after the introduction of the DOTS strategy
    N T Huong
    National Hospital of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:963-9. 2006
    ..Six provinces in Vietnam where the DOTS strategy was introduced in 1989...
  48. pmc Calculation of the stability of the IS6110 banding pattern in patients with persistent Mycobacterium tuberculosis disease
    R M Warren
    MRC Centre for Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    J Clin Microbiol 40:1705-8. 2002
    ..Therefore, the true extent of genetic diversity may be underestimated within each host, thereby influencing molecular epidemiological data used to establish transmission chains...
  49. ncbi request reprint Modeling and correction of digit preference in tuberculin surveys
    P H C Eilers
    Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:232-9. 2004
    ..This is known as digit preference; it is a well-known phenomenon in frequency distributions of indurations collected in tuberculin surveys. Digit preference can distort estimates of prevalence and other statistical parameters...
  50. ncbi request reprint Increase of bone and joint tuberculosis in The Netherlands
    P C Jutte
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Groningen University Medical Centre, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:901-4. 2004
    ..Increased age and female gender were associated with BJTB. Only 15% of BJTB patients also suffered from pulmonary tuberculosis. The usual long delay in the diagnosis of BJTB may be shortened if physicians are more aware of tuberculosis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Tuberculin skin test: estimation of positive and negative predictive values from routine data
    G M Berkel
    Tuberculosis Control, GGD Hart voor Brabant, s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 9:310-6. 2005
    ....