Franciska Maria Schets

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi Vibrio alginolyticus infections in the Netherlands after swimming in the North Sea
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Labaratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 11:E061109.3. 2006
  2. doi Coxiella burnetii in sewage water at sewage water treatment plants in a Q fever epidemic area
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:698-702. 2013
  3. doi Determination of the recovery efficiency of cryptosporidium oocysts and giardia cysts from seeded bivalve mollusks
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Food Prot 76:93-8. 2013
  4. doi Potentially human pathogenic vibrios in marine and fresh bathing waters related to environmental conditions and disease outcome
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:399-406. 2011
  5. doi Exposure assessment for swimmers in bathing waters and swimming pools
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Water Res 45:2392-400. 2011
  6. ncbi Pathogenic Vibrio species in dutch shellfish destined for direct human consumption
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Food Prot 73:734-8. 2010
  7. doi Rainwater harvesting: quality assessment and utilization in The Netherlands
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 8:224-35. 2010
  8. doi Confirmation of the presence of Trichobilharzia by examination of water samples and snails following reports of cases of cercarial dermatitis
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Parasitology 137:77-83. 2010
  9. doi Cercarial dermatitis in the Netherlands caused by Trichobilharzia spp
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 6:187-95. 2008
  10. ncbi Cryptosporidium and Giardia in commercial and non-commercial oysters (Crassostrea gigas) and water from the Oosterschelde, The Netherlands
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:189-94. 2007

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi Vibrio alginolyticus infections in the Netherlands after swimming in the North Sea
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Labaratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 11:E061109.3. 2006
  2. doi Coxiella burnetii in sewage water at sewage water treatment plants in a Q fever epidemic area
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Centre for Infectious Disease Control Netherlands, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 216:698-702. 2013
    ..burnetii to the environment. The low levels of C. burnetii DNA in sewage water during the decline of the Q fever outbreak in The Netherlands in 2011 indicate a low health risk for SWTP workers and residents. ..
  3. doi Determination of the recovery efficiency of cryptosporidium oocysts and giardia cysts from seeded bivalve mollusks
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Food Prot 76:93-8. 2013
    ..This information may be used for making risk management decisions...
  4. doi Potentially human pathogenic vibrios in marine and fresh bathing waters related to environmental conditions and disease outcome
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:399-406. 2011
    ..The common occurrence of Vibrio species in these waters stresses the need for providing information on Vibrio to risk groups to prevent infections...
  5. doi Exposure assessment for swimmers in bathing waters and swimming pools
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Water Res 45:2392-400. 2011
    ..QMRA for Cryptosporidium and Giardia was demonstrated based on data from previous studies on the occurrence of these pathogens in recreational lakes and a swimming pool...
  6. ncbi Pathogenic Vibrio species in dutch shellfish destined for direct human consumption
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Food Prot 73:734-8. 2010
    ..parahaemolyticus through consumption of shellfish from the Oosterschelde production sites is presumably low...
  7. doi Rainwater harvesting: quality assessment and utilization in The Netherlands
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720, BA, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 8:224-35. 2010
    ..Health risks may be reduced by regular cleaning of the collection, storage and transport means, but to assess their efficacy field intervention studies are required...
  8. doi Confirmation of the presence of Trichobilharzia by examination of water samples and snails following reports of cases of cercarial dermatitis
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Parasitology 137:77-83. 2010
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  9. doi Cercarial dermatitis in the Netherlands caused by Trichobilharzia spp
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 6:187-95. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi Cryptosporidium and Giardia in commercial and non-commercial oysters (Crassostrea gigas) and water from the Oosterschelde, The Netherlands
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Food Microbiol 113:189-94. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that consumption of raw oysters from the Oosterschelde may occasionally lead to cases of gastro-intestinal illness...
  11. ncbi Health complaints linked to surface water recreation in The Netherlands, 2000-2003
    Franciska Maria Schets
    Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu RIVM, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, Netherlands
    Euro Surveill 10:E050324.4. 2005
  12. pmc Detection of infectious Cryptosporidium oocysts by cell culture immunofluorescence assay: applicability to environmental samples
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:6793-8. 2005
    ..For accurate risk assessment, further improvement of the method for detection of Cryptosporidium in water is needed...
  13. ncbi Escherichia coli O157:H7 in drinking water from private water supplies in the Netherlands
    Franciska M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Water Res 39:4485-93. 2005
    ....
  14. ncbi Cryptosporidium and Giardia in swimming pools in the Netherlands
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Water Health 2:191-200. 2004
    ..Guidelines for pool operators on how to manage faecal accidents and public information on the importance of hygiene in swimming pool complexes are recommended tools in controlling the risk of infection...
  15. ncbi EU Drinking Water Directive reference methods for enumeration of total coliforms and Escherichia coli compared with alternative methods
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment RIVM, Microbiological Laboratory for Health Protection, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Lett Appl Microbiol 34:227-31. 2002
    ..The reference methods for enumeration of total coliforms and Escherichia coli as stated in the European Drinking Water Directive were compared with alternative methods...
  16. pmc Monitoring of waterborne pathogens in surface waters in amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the potential health risk associated with exposure to cryptosporidium and giardia in these waters
    F M Schets
    National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Laboratory for Zoonoses and Environmental Microbiology, P O Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:2069-78. 2008
    ..Low levels of viable waterborne pathogens, such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, pose a possible health risk from occupational, accidental, and recreational exposure to surface waters in Amsterdam...
  17. pmc Sedimentation of free and attached Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts in water
    G J Medema
    Microbiological Laboratory of Health Protection, National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Appl Environ Microbiol 64:4460-6. 1998
    ..parvum and G. lamblia. Attachment to particles influences not only sedimentation of (oo)cysts in surface water but also their behavior in drinking water treatment processes...