X W Huijsdens

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

Publications

  1. pmc PFGE diversity within the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineage ST398
    Thijs Bosch
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 10:40. 2010
  2. pmc Multiple cases of familial transmission of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    X W Huijsdens
    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
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2994-6. 2006
  3. pmc Community-acquired MRSA and pig-farming
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:26. 2006
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dutch soccer team
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1584-6. 2006
  5. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a beauty salon, the Netherlands
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1797-9. 2008
  6. ncbi High prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs
    A J De Neeling
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 122:366-72. 2007
  7. pmc Emergence of virulent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying Panton-Valentine leucocidin genes in The Netherlands
    W J B Wannet
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3341-5. 2005
  8. doi Prevalence of livestock-associated MRSA on Dutch broiler farms and in people living and/or working on these farms
    P L Geenen
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, CIB, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1099-108. 2013
  9. doi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in people living and working in pig farms
    I V F VAN DEN Broek
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, Centre Infectious Disease Control, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 137:700-8. 2009
  10. doi Prevalence of livestock-associated MRSA in broiler flocks and risk factors for slaughterhouse personnel in The Netherlands
    M N Mulders
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands CIb, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, NL 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 138:743-55. 2010

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  1. pmc PFGE diversity within the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clonal lineage ST398
    Thijs Bosch
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 10:40. 2010
    ..Therefore, a new PFGE using Cfr9I, a neoschizomer of SmaI was optimized and evaluated to investigate ST398 isolates...
  2. pmc Multiple cases of familial transmission of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    X W Huijsdens
    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
    J Clin Microbiol 44:2994-6. 2006
    ..Among the families studied, two clusters of CA-MRSA could be identified. This report demonstrates that family members can serve as reservoirs of CA-MRSA which may become a serious problem in containing the spread of MRSA...
  3. pmc Community-acquired MRSA and pig-farming
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:26. 2006
    ..Sporadic cases of CA-MRSA in persons without risk-factors for MRSA carriage are increasing...
  4. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dutch soccer team
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1584-6. 2006
    ..Typing of the isolates showed the outbreak was caused by the well-known European ST80-IV strain. To our knowledge, this is the first report of an outbreak of this strain among members of a sports team...
  5. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a beauty salon, the Netherlands
    Xander W Huijsdens
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1797-9. 2008
    ..Eight other persons, who were either infected (n = 5) or colonized (n = 3), were linked to this outbreak, including a family member, a household contact, and partners of customers...
  6. ncbi High prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pigs
    A J De Neeling
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 122:366-72. 2007
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  7. pmc Emergence of virulent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains carrying Panton-Valentine leucocidin genes in The Netherlands
    W J B Wannet
    National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Diagnostic Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 43:3341-5. 2005
    ..Most isolates harbored SCCmec type IV, a supposed marker for community-acquired MRSA. The number and type of virulence-associated genes varied among the different STs...
  8. doi Prevalence of livestock-associated MRSA on Dutch broiler farms and in people living and/or working on these farms
    P L Geenen
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, CIB, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 141:1099-108. 2013
    ..5% vs. <0.1%). As broiler husbandry systems are not unique to The Netherlands, this might imply that people in contact with live broilers are at risk for MRSA carriage worldwide...
  9. doi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in people living and working in pig farms
    I V F VAN DEN Broek
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit, Centre Infectious Disease Control, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 137:700-8. 2009
    ..Working in pig stables with MRSA-positive pigs poses a high risk for acquiring MRSA, increasingly so when contact with live pigs is more intensive or long lasting...
  10. doi Prevalence of livestock-associated MRSA in broiler flocks and risk factors for slaughterhouse personnel in The Netherlands
    M N Mulders
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands CIb, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment RIVM, NL 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 138:743-55. 2010
    ..7% belonged to ST9 (spa type t1430). There is an increased risk of MRSA carriage in personnel working at broiler slaughterhouses, particularly those having contact with live animals...
  11. pmc Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis of Staphylococcus aureus: comparison with pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and spa-typing
    Leo M Schouls
    Laboratory for Infectious Diseases and Perinatal Screening, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 4:e5082. 2009
    ..Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) may provide an alternative high throughput molecular typing tool with high epidemiological resolution...
  12. pmc Prevalence of livestock-associated MRSA in communities with high pig-densities in The Netherlands
    Brigitte A van Cleef
    Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 5:e9385. 2010
    ..This cross-sectional study aimed to determine the spread to persons not in direct contact with livestock in areas with a high density of pig farms...
  13. pmc Methicillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in pigs and humans
    Alex van Belkum
    University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:479-83. 2008
    ..aureus circulates among humans at low frequency (0.2%) but was isolated in 3 human cases of bacteremia (2.1%; p = 0.026). Although its natural host is probably porcine, ST398 MRSA likely causes infections in humans...