N H Dukers

Summary

Affiliation: Municipal Health Service
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence on the increase among homosexual men attending an Amsterdam sexually transmitted disease clinic: using a novel approach for detecting recent infections
    Nicole H T M Dukers
    Cluster Infectious Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 16:F19-24. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Strong decline in herpes simplex virus antibodies over time among young homosexual men is associated with changing sexual behavior
    N H Dukers
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 152:666-73. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviour relates to the virological and immunological improvements during highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infection
    N H Dukers
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 15:369-78. 2001
  4. pmc Human herpesvirus 8 infections in the Amsterdam Cohort Studies (1984-1997): analysis of seroconversions to ORF65 and ORF73
    J Goudsmit
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:4838-43. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Condom use rather than serosorting explains differences in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:574-80. 2007
  6. pmc Increase in sexually transmitted infections among homosexual men in Amsterdam in relation to HAART
    I G Stolte
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Infect 77:184-6. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Low HIV-testing rates and awareness of HIV infection among high-risk heterosexual STI clinic attendees in The Netherlands
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:376-9. 2008
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, shows distinct heterosexual and homosexual networks
    Marion Eliëtte Kolader
    STI Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2689-97. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in China: potential for fast spread of HIV
    A van den Hoek
    Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 15:753-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus type 2 among homosexual men is caused by sexual transmission
    D van Baarle
    Dept of Clinical Viro Immunology, CLB, Plesmanlaan 125, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 181:2045-9. 2000

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence on the increase among homosexual men attending an Amsterdam sexually transmitted disease clinic: using a novel approach for detecting recent infections
    Nicole H T M Dukers
    Cluster Infectious Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 16:F19-24. 2002
    ..Dramatic increases have occurred in sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and in sexual risk behaviour among homosexual men in Amsterdam and internationally. We investigated whether these trends indicate a resurgence of the HIV epidemic...
  2. ncbi request reprint Strong decline in herpes simplex virus antibodies over time among young homosexual men is associated with changing sexual behavior
    N H Dukers
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 152:666-73. 2000
    ..Furthermore, these data suggest an increasing sexual component in HSV1 transmission over time...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviour relates to the virological and immunological improvements during highly active antiretroviral therapy in HIV-1 infection
    N H Dukers
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 15:369-78. 2001
    ....
  4. pmc Human herpesvirus 8 infections in the Amsterdam Cohort Studies (1984-1997): analysis of seroconversions to ORF65 and ORF73
    J Goudsmit
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:4838-43. 2000
    ..Together with the previously reported link between unprotected orogenital sex and HHV8 seroconversion, our observations suggest that HHV8 seroconversions result from primary infections...
  5. ncbi request reprint Condom use rather than serosorting explains differences in HIV incidence among men who have sex with men
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 45:574-80. 2007
    ..We studied whether sexual behaviors in these 2 groups are consistent with serosorting and if serosorting explains the difference in HIV incidence...
  6. pmc Increase in sexually transmitted infections among homosexual men in Amsterdam in relation to HAART
    I G Stolte
    Division of Public Health and Environment, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Infect 77:184-6. 2001
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Low HIV-testing rates and awareness of HIV infection among high-risk heterosexual STI clinic attendees in The Netherlands
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:376-9. 2008
    ..This study evaluates whether this more active HIV-testing policy increased uptake of HIV testing and awareness of an HIV-positive serostatus among heterosexual attendees...
  8. pmc Molecular epidemiology of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, shows distinct heterosexual and homosexual networks
    Marion Eliëtte Kolader
    STI Clinic, Cluster of Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2689-97. 2006
    ..Molecular epidemiology of gonococcal isolates in Amsterdam revealed core groups and clusters of MSM and heterosexual patients that probably indicate distinct transmission networks...
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases among sex workers in China: potential for fast spread of HIV
    A van den Hoek
    Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 15:753-9. 2001
    ..Staff of a maternal and neonatal hospital in Guangzhou felt the need for an STD care and prevention programme for sex workers outside detention, and started a programme within their hospital, which was unique in the Chinese context...
  10. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of Epstein-Barr virus type 2 among homosexual men is caused by sexual transmission
    D van Baarle
    Dept of Clinical Viro Immunology, CLB, Plesmanlaan 125, 1066 CX, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 181:2045-9. 2000
    ..These data support the conclusion that EBV type 2 infection is more prevalent among white homosexual men and is caused by sexual transmission...
  11. pmc Rise in seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 among highly sexual active homosexual men and an increasing association between herpes simplex virus type 2 and HIV over time (1984-2003)
    Colette Smit
    Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Stichting HIV monitoring, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:937-44. 2007
    ..HSV-2 is considered to be an important risk factor for HIV transmission. We therefore studied changes in the HSV-1 and HSV-2 prevalence in a large cohort of men who have sex with men (MSM) over a 20-year time period...
  12. pmc Low HIV-testing rates among younger high-risk homosexual men in Amsterdam
    Ineke G Stolte
    Health Service Amsterdam, Cluster of Epidemiology, Documentation and Health Promotion, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Infect 83:387-91. 2007
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  13. ncbi request reprint HIV incidence and HIV testing behavior in men who have sex with men: using three incidence sources, The Netherlands, 1984-2005
    Nicole H T M Dukers
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 21:491-9. 2007
    ..Given a general rise in sexually transmitted infections (STI) and risky sexual behavior, we examine the HIV incidence among MSM in the Netherlands with data from three different sources...
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of a targeted hepatitis B vaccination program in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Robin van Houdt
    GGD, Public Health Service, Department of Infectious Diseases, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 25:2698-705. 2007
    ..Currently, 48-72% of the people who should be included in the program are still susceptible to HBV...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between 'safer sex fatigue' and rectal gonorrhea is mediated by unsafe sex with casual partners among HIV-positive homosexual men
    Ineke G Stolte
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, HIV and STD Research, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, and the Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 33:201-8. 2006
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Two decades of hepatitis B infections among drug users in Amsterdam: are they still a high-risk group?
    Robin van Houdt
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Virol 81:1163-9. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that drug users may no longer be a high-risk group for HBV infection in Amsterdam. However, trends in drug use need to be monitored...
  17. ncbi request reprint Perceived viral load, but not actual HIV-1-RNA load, is associated with sexual risk behaviour among HIV-infected homosexual men
    Ineke G Stolte
    Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 18:1943-9. 2004
    ..The present study focused on time trends in sexual risk behaviour and predictors for unprotected anal intercourse in the HAART era among HIV-infected homosexual men...
  18. ncbi request reprint Homosexual men change to risky sex when perceiving less threat of HIV/AIDS since availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy: a longitudinal study
    Ineke G Stolte
    Cluster of Infectious Diseases, HIV and STI Research, Municipal Health Service, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 18:303-9. 2004
    ..To investigate longitudinally the association between highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)-related beliefs and the change from protected to unprotected anal intercourse with casual partners on an individual level...
  19. ncbi request reprint No evidence for a sustained increase in sexually transmitted diseases among heterosexuals in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: a 12-year trend analysis at the sexually transmitted disease outpatient clinic, Amsterdam
    Akke K van der Bij
    Department of Research, Cluster Infectious Diseases, Health Service of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Sex Transm Dis 34:461-7. 2007
    ..Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise, mainly among men having sex with men (MSM)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for human herpesvirus 8 infection in a cohort of drug users in the Netherlands, 1985-1996
    Neil Renwick
    Department of Human Retrovirology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 185:1808-12. 2002
    ..Unlike HIV-1, HBV, or HCV infection, HHV-8 infection is uncommon in Amsterdam drug users, as is HHV-8 transmission through IDU...
  21. ncbi request reprint Response to 'High-risk sexual behaviour increases among London gay men between 1998 and 2001: what is the role of HIV optimism?'
    Ineke G Stolte
    AIDS 17:2011-2; author reply 2012-3. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Transmission of herpes simplex virus Type 2 among factory workers in Ethiopia
    Yenew Kebede
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, and Ethio Netherlands AIDS Research Project, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Infect Dis 190:365-72. 2004
    ..75 seroconversions/100 PY for women and 4.93 seroconversions/100 PY for men. The high burden of both HSV-2 and HIV infection in Ethiopia warrants stringent control measures...
  23. ncbi request reprint An update on HIV related epidemiological research
    Nicole H T M Dukers
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:509-11. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of, and risk factors for, HIV-1 infection among factory workers in Ethiopia, 1997-2001
    Yared Mekonnen
    Ethio Netherlands AIDS Research Project, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, P O Box 1242, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Health Popul Nutr 23:358-68. 2005
    ..The study confirmed that high-risk sexual behaviour and STIs play major roles in the spread of HIV infection in the Ethiopians of both the sexes, but the factors, such as rape and low economic status, make women more vulnerable than men...
  25. ncbi request reprint Low CD4 T cell counts before HIV-1 seroconversion do not affect disease progression in Ethiopian factory workers
    Yared Mekonnen
    Ethio Netherlands AIDS Research Project, Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    J Infect Dis 192:739-48. 2005
    ..We studied whether this unique immunological profile results in shorter survival times in HIV-1-infected Ethiopians...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of Epstein-Barr virus- and HIV-specific CD27- CD8+ T cells is associated with progression to viral disease in HIV-infection
    Debbie van Baarle
    Department of Clinical Viro Immunology, CLB Sanquin and Landsteiner Laboratory of the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    AIDS 16:2001-11. 2002
    ..To investigate the underlying mechanism of this loss of immune control phenotypic analysis of HIV- and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-specific CD8+ T cells was performed...