Tamara J Meerhoff

Summary

Affiliation: Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Harmonising the virological surveillance of influenza in Europe: results of an 18-country survey
    T J Meerhoff
    EISS Co ordination Centre, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Postbus 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Virus Res 103:31-3. 2004
  2. pmc Surveillance recommendations based on an exploratory analysis of respiratory syncytial virus reports derived from the European Influenza Surveillance System
    Tamara J Meerhoff
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, EISS Coordination Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 6:128. 2006
  3. doi The impact of laboratory characteristics on molecular detection of respiratory syncytial virus in a European multicentre quality control study
    T J Meerhoff
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, EISS Coordination Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:1173-6. 2008
  4. pmc Detection of multiple respiratory pathogens during primary respiratory infection: nasal swab versus nasopharyngeal aspirate using real-time polymerase chain reaction
    T J Meerhoff
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:365-71. 2010
  5. doi Variation of respiratory syncytial virus and the relation with meteorological factors in different winter seasons
    Tamara J Meerhoff
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:860-6. 2009
  6. pmc The community impact of the 2009 influenza pandemic in the WHO European region: a comparison with historical seasonal data from 28 countries
    Liana Martirosyan
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 12:36. 2012

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi Harmonising the virological surveillance of influenza in Europe: results of an 18-country survey
    T J Meerhoff
    EISS Co ordination Centre, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Postbus 1568, 3500 BN Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Virus Res 103:31-3. 2004
    ..The findings of this survey will be used to better harmonise laboratory methods in EISS in order to obtain more reliable and comparable information on influenza activity in Europe...
  2. pmc Surveillance recommendations based on an exploratory analysis of respiratory syncytial virus reports derived from the European Influenza Surveillance System
    Tamara J Meerhoff
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, EISS Coordination Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 6:128. 2006
    ..In this study, we assessed whether data on RSV collected by the European Influenza Surveillance Scheme (EISS) could be used to build an RSV surveillance system in Europe...
  3. doi The impact of laboratory characteristics on molecular detection of respiratory syncytial virus in a European multicentre quality control study
    T J Meerhoff
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, EISS Coordination Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Microbiol Infect 14:1173-6. 2008
    ..The type of assay (nested or real-time PCR vs. commercial tests) was identified as a significant factor (OR 8.39; 95% CI 1.91-36.78) in predicting a correct result...
  4. pmc Detection of multiple respiratory pathogens during primary respiratory infection: nasal swab versus nasopharyngeal aspirate using real-time polymerase chain reaction
    T J Meerhoff
    NIVEL Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 29:365-71. 2010
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  5. doi Variation of respiratory syncytial virus and the relation with meteorological factors in different winter seasons
    Tamara J Meerhoff
    NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 28:860-6. 2009
    ..In temperate climates, RSV activity typically peaks during winter. We have described the seasonal variation in RSV activity and investigated which meteorological variables are related to RSV outbreaks for different time lags...
  6. pmc The community impact of the 2009 influenza pandemic in the WHO European region: a comparison with historical seasonal data from 28 countries
    Liana Martirosyan
    Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research NIVEL, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 12:36. 2012
    ..This study aimed to compare the timing, geographic spread and community impact during the winter wave of influenza pandemic A (H1N1) 2009 to historical influenza seasons in countries of the WHO European region...