T Herremans

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Affiliation: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Poliovirus-specific immunoglobulin A in persons vaccinated with inactivated poliovirus vaccine in The Netherlands
    M M Herremans
    Research Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 4:499-503. 1997
  2. doi Evaluation of an in-house cat scratch disease IgM ELISA to detect Bartonella henselae in a routine laboratory setting
    M Herremans
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:147-52. 2009
  3. doi Comparison of the performance of IFA, CFA, and ELISA assays for the serodiagnosis of acute Q fever by quality assessment
    Tineke Herremans
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:16-21. 2013
  4. pmc Non-travel related Hepatitis E virus genotype 3 infections in the Netherlands; a case series 2004 - 2006
    Katrine Borgen
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 8:61. 2008
  5. ncbi [Decline of echinococcosis in the Netherlands; 1997-2008]
    Tineke Herremans
    RIVM, Centrum voor Infectieziekten bestrijding, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2297. 2010
  6. doi A review of diagnostic tests for congenital syphilis in newborns
    T Herremans
    Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:495-501. 2010
  7. ncbi The use of Bartonella henselae-specific age dependent IgG and IgM in diagnostic models to discriminate diseased from non-diseased in Cat Scratch Disease serology
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for infectious diseases and perinatal screening LIS, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 71:107-13. 2007
  8. ncbi Comparison of a Treponema pallidum IgM immunoblot with a 19S fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test for the diagnosis of congenital syphilis
    Martina Herremans
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:61-6. 2007
  9. pmc Use of serological assays for diagnosis of hepatitis E virus genotype 1 and 3 infections in a setting of low endemicity
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:562-8. 2007
  10. pmc Detection of hepatitis E virus-specific immunoglobulin a in patients infected with hepatitis E virus genotype 1 or 3
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:276-80. 2007

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Publications16

  1. pmc Poliovirus-specific immunoglobulin A in persons vaccinated with inactivated poliovirus vaccine in The Netherlands
    M M Herremans
    Research Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 4:499-503. 1997
    ..While the presence of secretory IgA in IPV-vaccinated persons has been documented previously, our findings suggest that mucosal priming with live virus is necessary to obtain an IgA response after IPV booster vaccination...
  2. doi Evaluation of an in-house cat scratch disease IgM ELISA to detect Bartonella henselae in a routine laboratory setting
    M Herremans
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, P O Box 1, 3720 BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:147-52. 2009
    ..henselae is hampered by the low sensitivity and specificity of the assays when used in a routine laboratory setting. For this reason, a negative IgM or PCR result can never exclude CSD, especially with late sample collection...
  3. doi Comparison of the performance of IFA, CFA, and ELISA assays for the serodiagnosis of acute Q fever by quality assessment
    Tineke Herremans
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 75:16-21. 2013
    ..The IFA, ELISA, and CFA are all suitable serodiagnostic assays to diagnose acute Q fever, but the IFA remains an important tool in the follow-up of patients and in identifying patients at risk for developing chronic Q fever...
  4. pmc Non-travel related Hepatitis E virus genotype 3 infections in the Netherlands; a case series 2004 - 2006
    Katrine Borgen
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM, Antonie van Leeuwenhoeklaan 9, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 8:61. 2008
    ..We conducted a descriptive case series to generate hypotheses about possible risk factors for non-travel related HEV infections and to map the genetic diversity of HEV...
  5. ncbi [Decline of echinococcosis in the Netherlands; 1997-2008]
    Tineke Herremans
    RIVM, Centrum voor Infectieziekten bestrijding, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2297. 2010
    ..To establish the prevalence of human echinococcosis in the Netherlands by using data from laboratories carrying out diagnostic procedures and data from pathology registries from 1997-2008...
  6. doi A review of diagnostic tests for congenital syphilis in newborns
    T Herremans
    Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:495-501. 2010
    ..In this review, we describe the various microbiological methods-and their shortcomings-used in the laboratory diagnosis of CS...
  7. ncbi The use of Bartonella henselae-specific age dependent IgG and IgM in diagnostic models to discriminate diseased from non-diseased in Cat Scratch Disease serology
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for infectious diseases and perinatal screening LIS, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 71:107-13. 2007
    ..Although the sensitivity of the ELISA remains low we conclude that the use of models using the combination of both IgM and IgG test results and age-depending factors can be a useful diagnostic tool in the serodiagnosis of CSD...
  8. ncbi Comparison of a Treponema pallidum IgM immunoblot with a 19S fluorescent treponemal antibody absorption test for the diagnosis of congenital syphilis
    Martina Herremans
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 59:61-6. 2007
    ..We conclude that the IB is a sensitive method to detect contact with T. pallidum in neonates and can replace the 19S in routine laboratory screening for CS cases...
  9. pmc Use of serological assays for diagnosis of hepatitis E virus genotype 1 and 3 infections in a setting of low endemicity
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:562-8. 2007
    ..We conclude that a combination of ELISA and immunoblotting is needed for acceptable specificity and sensitivity of HEV assays under conditions of low endemicity...
  10. pmc Detection of hepatitis E virus-specific immunoglobulin a in patients infected with hepatitis E virus genotype 1 or 3
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:276-80. 2007
    ..In both the type 1- and type 3-infected patients both the IgA and IgM responses disappeared simultaneously. We conclude that IgA detection is of limited value for the serodiagnosis of acute HEV cases, particularly with genotype 3...
  11. ncbi Swine-like hepatitis E viruses are a cause of unexplained hepatitis in the Netherlands
    M Herremans
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netheralnds
    J Viral Hepat 14:140-6. 2007
    ..We recommend including HEV tests in unexplained acute hepatitis patients, despite their travel history...
  12. ncbi Immunoglobulin a as a serological marker for the (silent) circulation of poliovirus in an inactivated poliovirus-vaccinated population
    Tineke Herremans
    Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 34:1067-75. 2002
    ..We propose to use the detection of poliovirus-specific IgA as a tool to monitor virus circulation in IPV-vaccinated and nonvaccinated populations, to aid the poliovirus eradication process...
  13. pmc Antibody responses to antigenic sites 1 and 3 of serotype 3 poliovirus after vaccination with oral live attenuated or inactivated poliovirus vaccine and after natural exposure
    T Herremans
    Research Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 7:40-4. 2000
    ..01). We conclude that the immune response to serotype 3 poliovirus in humans consists of both site 1- and site 3-specific antibodies and that these responses can be induced by either OPV or recent IPV vaccination...
  14. ncbi Lessons from diagnostic investigations of patients with poliomyelitis and their direct contacts for the present surveillance of acute flaccid paralysis
    T Herremans
    Research Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 29:849-54. 1999
    ..9% of the AFP cases. This rate would have been increased to 92% through the use of the poliovirus-specific IgM ELISA. The IgM ELISA could serve as an important additional tool for the rapid diagnosis of poliomyelitis...
  15. ncbi Induction of mucosal immunity by inactivated poliovirus vaccine is dependent on previous mucosal contact with live virus
    T M Herremans
    Research Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Immunol 162:5011-8. 1999
    ..It is concluded that IPV vaccination alone is insufficient to induce a mucosal IgA response against poliovirus. In mucosally (OPV-) primed individuals, however, booster vaccination with IPV leads to a strong mucosal IgA response...
  16. doi Toxocara and Ascaris seropositivity among patients suspected of visceral and ocular larva migrans in the Netherlands: trends from 1998 to 2009
    E Pinelli
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, P O Box 1, 3720, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 30:873-9. 2011
    ..The Ascaris and Toxocara seropositivity was also shown to increases with age and, while gender has no influence on the Ascaris seropositivity, males showed higher Toxocara seropositivity...