Tim Schuurman

Summary

Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Prospective study of use of PCR amplification and sequencing of 16S ribosomal DNA from cerebrospinal fluid for diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in a clinical setting
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Regional Public Health Laboratory for Groningen and Drenthe, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 42:734-40. 2004
  2. ncbi Comparative evaluation of in-house manual, and commercial semi-automated and automated DNA extraction platforms in the sample preparation of human stool specimens for a Salmonella enterica 5'-nuclease assay
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 71:238-45. 2007
  3. doi Improved detection of microbial DNA after bead-beating before DNA isolation
    Richard de Boer
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 80:209-11. 2010
  4. ncbi Evaluation of 5'-nuclease and hybridization probe assays for the detection of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in human stools
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 70:406-15. 2007
  5. pmc Reduced PCR sensitivity due to impaired DNA recovery with the MagNA Pure LC total nucleic acid isolation kit
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4616-22. 2005
  6. pmc Human cytomegalovirus DNA in plasma and serum specimens of renal transplant recipients is highly fragmented
    René Boom
    Section of Clinical Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4105-13. 2002

Collaborators

  • Anna Md Kooistra-Smid
  • Mirjam Kooistra Smid
  • Richard de Boer
  • René Boom
  • Paul Savelkoul
  • Mirjam Kooistra-Smid
  • Sonja Gierveld
  • Remco Peters
  • Pauline M E Wertheim-van Dillen
  • Menno D de Jong
  • Alex van Breda
  • Ineke J M ten Berge
  • Marcel Beld
  • Cees J A Sol
  • Jan F L Weel

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Prospective study of use of PCR amplification and sequencing of 16S ribosomal DNA from cerebrospinal fluid for diagnosis of bacterial meningitis in a clinical setting
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Regional Public Health Laboratory for Groningen and Drenthe, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 42:734-40. 2004
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  2. ncbi Comparative evaluation of in-house manual, and commercial semi-automated and automated DNA extraction platforms in the sample preparation of human stool specimens for a Salmonella enterica 5'-nuclease assay
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 71:238-45. 2007
    ..HOT was lowest for MagNA Pure (60 min) and TPT was shortest for miniMAG (121 min). Costs, finally, were euro 4.28 for Si-GuSCN, euro 6.69 for MagNA Pure and euro 9.57 for miniMAG...
  3. doi Improved detection of microbial DNA after bead-beating before DNA isolation
    Richard de Boer
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 80:209-11. 2010
    ..1mm beads in combination with MagNA Pure DNA III extraction enhances microbial lysis of diverse Gram-positive microorganisms and may be used to optimize DNA extraction protocols in routine clinical diagnostics...
  4. ncbi Evaluation of 5'-nuclease and hybridization probe assays for the detection of shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in human stools
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Microbiol Methods 70:406-15. 2007
    ..Clinical performance was identical with a panel of archived positive specimens (n=19) and a prospective panel of stools associated with bloody diarrhea (n=115). In conclusion, both assays proved to be sensitive and reproducible...
  5. pmc Reduced PCR sensitivity due to impaired DNA recovery with the MagNA Pure LC total nucleic acid isolation kit
    Tim Schuurman
    Department of Research and Development, Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 43:4616-22. 2005
    ..Before implementing M extraction, the clinical consequences of the reduced recovery should first be considered, especially when maximal sensitivity is required...
  6. pmc Human cytomegalovirus DNA in plasma and serum specimens of renal transplant recipients is highly fragmented
    René Boom
    Section of Clinical Virology, Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 40:4105-13. 2002
    ..These observations have potential consequences for understanding CMV pathogenesis and interpreting CMV DNA levels in individual patient management...