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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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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Publications13

  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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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...