Constance Schultsz

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in the nasal carriage of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in urban and rural Vietnamese schoolchildren
    Constance Schultsz
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:484-92. 2007
  2. pmc Antimicrobial drug resistance of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in asia and molecular mechanism of reduced susceptibility to the fluoroquinolones
    Tran Thuy Chau
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4315-23. 2007
  3. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae in adult patients with pneumococcal pneumonia in an urban hospital in Mozambique
    Jeannet C Bos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Centre AMC, University of Amsterdam, Room F4 217, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 7:110. 2014
  4. pmc The Carriage Of Multiresistant Bacteria After Travel (COMBAT) prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Maris S Arcilla
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, PO 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:410. 2014
  5. pmc An outbreak of severe infections with community-acquired MRSA carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin following vaccination
    Chi Thuong Tang
    Pediatric Hospital No 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 2:e822. 2007
  6. pmc Effects of infection control measures on acquisition of five antimicrobial drug-resistant microorganisms in a tetanus intensive care unit in Vietnam
    Constance Schultsz
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Intensive Care Med 39:661-71. 2013
  7. pmc Differences in the population structure of invasive Streptococcus suis strains isolated from pigs and from humans in The Netherlands
    Constance Schultsz
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Global Health, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e33854. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Plasmid-mediated resistance in Enterobacteriaceae: changing landscape and implications for therapy
    Constance Schultsz
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs 72:1-16. 2012
  9. pmc Cardiovascular disease prevention in rural Nigeria in the context of a community based health insurance scheme: QUality Improvement Cardiovascular care Kwara-I (QUICK-I)
    Marleen Hendriks
    Dept of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:186. 2011
  10. pmc Development and evaluation of a patient centered cardiovascular health education program for insured patients in rural Nigeria (QUICK - II)
    Aina Olufemi Odusola
    Dept of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1105 BM, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:171. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Changes in the nasal carriage of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in urban and rural Vietnamese schoolchildren
    Constance Schultsz
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 101:484-92. 2007
    ..This study shows that drug resistance is increasing in carriage isolates of S. pneumoniae in rural areas in Vietnam owing to spread of pandemic and emerging resistant clones...
  2. pmc Antimicrobial drug resistance of Salmonella enterica serovar typhi in asia and molecular mechanism of reduced susceptibility to the fluoroquinolones
    Tran Thuy Chau
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:4315-23. 2007
    ..The 8-methoxy fluoroquinolone gatifloxacin showed rapid killing of serovar Typhi harboring both the single- and double-amino-acid substitutions...
  3. pmc Antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae in adult patients with pneumococcal pneumonia in an urban hospital in Mozambique
    Jeannet C Bos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Centre AMC, University of Amsterdam, Room F4 217, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, 1105 AZ, The Netherlands
    BMC Res Notes 7:110. 2014
    ..Antimicrobial resistance of S. pneumoniae to penicillin and other commonly used antibiotics has increased worldwide. However, prevalence data from the African region are sparse, especially with regard to adults...
  4. pmc The Carriage Of Multiresistant Bacteria After Travel (COMBAT) prospective cohort study: methodology and design
    Maris S Arcilla
    Department of Medical Microbiology, School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, PO 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:410. 2014
    ..ascertain the duration of carriage of these micro-organisms 3. determine the transmission rate within households 4. identify risk factors for acquisition, persistence of carriage and transmission of multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae...
  5. pmc An outbreak of severe infections with community-acquired MRSA carrying the Panton-Valentine leukocidin following vaccination
    Chi Thuong Tang
    Pediatric Hospital No 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 2:e822. 2007
    ..Infections with community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) are emerging worldwide. We investigated an outbreak of severe CA-MRSA infections in children following out-patient vaccination...
  6. pmc Effects of infection control measures on acquisition of five antimicrobial drug-resistant microorganisms in a tetanus intensive care unit in Vietnam
    Constance Schultsz
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Intensive Care Med 39:661-71. 2013
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  7. pmc Differences in the population structure of invasive Streptococcus suis strains isolated from pigs and from humans in The Netherlands
    Constance Schultsz
    Academic Medical Center, Department of Global Health, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e33854. 2012
    ..These data indicate that the polysaccharide capsule is an important correlate of human S. suis infection, irrespective of the ST and EF encoding gene type of S. suis strains...
  8. doi request reprint Plasmid-mediated resistance in Enterobacteriaceae: changing landscape and implications for therapy
    Constance Schultsz
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Drugs 72:1-16. 2012
    ..Clearly, further research on the clinical and safety outcomes in the treatment of multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae with these existing alternative drugs, and the development of new and unrelated drugs, are urgently warranted...
  9. pmc Cardiovascular disease prevention in rural Nigeria in the context of a community based health insurance scheme: QUality Improvement Cardiovascular care Kwara-I (QUICK-I)
    Marleen Hendriks
    Dept of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:186. 2011
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  10. pmc Development and evaluation of a patient centered cardiovascular health education program for insured patients in rural Nigeria (QUICK - II)
    Aina Olufemi Odusola
    Dept of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1105 BM, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:171. 2011
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  11. pmc Genetic diversity of Streptococcus suis isolates as determined by comparative genome hybridization
    Astrid De Greeff
    Infection Biology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR University and Research Centre, Edelhertweg 15, Lelystad, 8219 PH, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 11:161. 2011
    ..S. suis is a heterogeneous species. Thirty-three different capsular serotypes have been described, that differ in virulence between as well as within serotypes...
  12. pmc Prevalence of antibodies against avian influenza A (H5N1) virus among Cullers and poultry workers in Ho Chi Minh City, 2005
    Constance Schultsz
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 4:e7948. 2009
    ..We studied the prevalence of antibodies against H5N1 in poultry workers and cullers who were active in the program in Ho Chi Minh City in 2004 and 2005...
  13. doi request reprint Sustained effect of health insurance and facility quality improvement on blood pressure in adults with hypertension in Nigeria: A population-based study
    Marleen E Hendriks
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Pietersbergweg 17, Amsterdam, 1105 BM, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 202:477-84. 2016
    ..We assessed the effect of a voluntary health insurance program, including quality improvement of healthcare facilities, on blood pressure (BP) in hypertensive adults in rural Nigeria...
  14. pmc Real-time PCR for detection of Streptococcus suis serotype 2 in cerebrospinal fluid of human patients with meningitis
    Tran Vu Thieu Nga
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 70:461-7. 2011
    ..suis infections among Vietnamese adult patients with bacterial meningitis...
  15. pmc Risk factors of Streptococcus suis infection in Vietnam. A case-control study
    Ho Dang Trung Nghia
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 6:e17604. 2011
    ..Little is known of the risk factors underlying the disease...
  16. doi request reprint Streptococcus suis meningitis in adults in Vietnam
    Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Clin Infect Dis 46:659-67. 2008
    ..Streptococcus suis infection is an emerging zoonosis in Asia. We determined the detailed epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological characteristics of S. suis meningitis in adults...
  17. pmc Slaughterhouse pigs are a major reservoir of Streptococcus suis serotype 2 capable of causing human infection in southern Vietnam
    Thi Hoa Ngo
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 6:e17943. 2011
    ..suis serotype 2 capable of causing human infection in southern Vietnam. Strict hygiene at processing facilities, and health education programs addressing food safety and proper handling of pork should be encouraged...
  18. pmc The co-selection of fluoroquinolone resistance genes in the gut flora of Vietnamese children
    Le Thi Minh Vien
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e42919. 2012
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  19. pmc Immunological and biochemical correlates of adjunctive dexamethasone in Vietnamese adults with bacterial meningitis
    Nguyen Thi Hoang Mai
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1387-92. 2009
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  20. pmc Differential phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of qnrS1-harboring plasmids carried by hospital and community commensal enterobacteria
    Le Thi Minh Vien
    The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:1798-802. 2011
    ..Our data imply that the characteristics of the two plasmid groups are indicative of distinct selective pressures in the differing environments...
  21. doi request reprint Streptococcus suis: an emerging human pathogen
    Heiman F L Wertheim
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Clin Infect Dis 48:617-25. 2009
    ..Meningitis and sepsis are the most common clinical manifestations of S. suis infection; hearing loss is a frequent complication. In this article, we provide an overview of the emergence and clinical manifestations of S. suis infection...
  22. pmc High prevalence of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance determinants in commensal members of the Enterobacteriaceae in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Thi Minh Vien Le
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    J Med Microbiol 58:1585-92. 2009
    ..These data suggest that intestinal commensal organisms are a significant reservoir for the dissemination of plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Ho Chi Minh City...
  23. doi request reprint Effect of health insurance and facility quality improvement on blood pressure in adults with hypertension in Nigeria: a population-based study
    Marleen E Hendriks
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA Intern Med 174:555-63. 2014
    ..Community-based health insurance programs should be included in strategies to combat cardiovascular disease in sub-Saharan Africa. ..
  24. pmc The antimicrobial resistance patterns and associated determinants in Streptococcus suis isolated from humans in southern Vietnam, 1997-2008
    Ngo T Hoa
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    BMC Infect Dis 11:6. 2011
    ..suis strains isolated from human cases are lacking. We studied antimicrobial resistance and associated resistance determinants in S. suis isolated from patients with meningitis in southern Vietnam...
  25. pmc Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Hypertension Screening and Treatment in Adults with Hypertension in Rural Nigeria in the Context of a Health Insurance Program
    Nicole T A Rosendaal
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Pietersbergweg 17, Amsterdam, 1105 BM, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157925. 2016
    ..We evaluated the costs and cost-effectiveness of hypertension care provided within the Kwara State Health Insurance (KSHI) program in rural Nigeria...
  26. doi request reprint Costs of cardiovascular disease prevention care and scenarios for cost saving: a micro-costing study from rural Nigeria
    Marleen E Hendriks
    aDepartment of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands bDepartment of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria cInstitute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands dHygeia Nigeria Ltd, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria eOgo Oluwa Hospital, Bacita, Kwara State, Nigeria Deceased
    J Hypertens 33:376-684. 2015
    ..To assess the costs of cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention care according to international guidelines, in a primary healthcare clinic in rural Nigeria, participating in a health insurance programme...
  27. pmc Human case of Streptococcus suis serotype 16 infection
    Ho Dang Trung Nghia
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, Quan 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:155-7. 2008
    ..Streptococcus suis infection is an emerging zoonosis in Southeast Asia. We report a fatal case of S. suis serotype 16 infection in a Vietnamese man in 2001...
  28. pmc Identification of a new cyclovirus in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with acute central nervous system infections
    Le Van Tan
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, South East Asia Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    MBio 4:e00231-13. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to address the epidemiology and pathogenicity of this novel, potentially zoonotic virus...
  29. pmc Improving Maternal Care through a State-Wide Health Insurance Program: A Cost and Cost-Effectiveness Study in Rural Nigeria
    Gabriela B Gomez
    Department of Global Health Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0139048. 2015
    ..We aim to assess the cost and cost-effectiveness of maternal care provided within the new Kwara State Health Insurance program (KSHI) in rural Nigeria...
  30. doi request reprint Feasibility and quality of cardiovascular disease prevention within a community-based health insurance program in rural Nigeria: an operational cohort study
    Marleen E Hendriks
    aDepartment of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands bDepartment of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria cDepartments of Internal and Vascular Medicine dDepartment of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands eHygeia Nigeria Ltd, Lagos, Nigeria fOgo Oluwa Hospital, Bacita, Kwara State, Nigeria Deceased
    J Hypertens 33:366-75. 2015
    ..To assess the feasibility of providing guideline-based cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention care within the context of a community-based health insurance program (CBHI) in rural Nigeria...
  31. pmc Streptococcus suis, an important cause of adult bacterial meningitis in northern Vietnam
    Heiman F L Wertheim
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, National Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Hanoi, Viet Nam
    PLoS ONE 4:e5973. 2009
    ..S. suis is often misdiagnosed, due to lack of awareness and improper testing. Here we report the first fifty cases diagnosed with S. suis infection in northern Viet Nam...
  32. pmc Colonization of Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli and Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in chickens and humans in southern Vietnam
    Nguyen Vinh Trung
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Microbiol 16:208. 2016
    ..coli O104:H4 in Europe in 2011. We assessed the opportunities for E. coli carrying the aggR and stx genes to emerge in 'backyard' farms in south-east Asia...
  33. pmc Enablers and barriers for implementing high-quality hypertension care in a rural primary care setting in Nigeria: perspectives of primary care staff and health insurance managers
    Aina O Odusola
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Glob Health Action 9:29041. 2016
    ..Hypertension is a highly prevalent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) that can be modified through timely and long-term treatment in primary care...
  34. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for carriage of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli on household and small-scale chicken farms in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
    Vinh Trung Nguyen
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Global Health Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    J Antimicrob Chemother 70:2144-52. 2015
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  35. pmc Perceptions of inhibitors and facilitators for adhering to hypertension treatment among insured patients in rural Nigeria: a qualitative study
    Aina O Odusola
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:624. 2014
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  36. doi request reprint Target organ damage among hypertensive adults in rural Nigeria: a cross-sectional study
    Heleen E Nelissen
    aDepartment of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands bDepartment of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria cDepartment of Cardiology dDepartment of Internal and Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Heleen E Nelissen and Marleen E Hendriks contributed equally to the writing of the manuscript
    J Hypertens 32:487-94. 2014
    ..To study the prevalence of target organ damage (TOD) in hypertensive adults in a general population in rural Nigeria, to assess determinants of TOD and the contribution of TOD screening to assess eligibility for antihypertensive treatment...
  37. pmc Adjunctive dexamethasone in bacterial meningitis: a meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Diederik van de Beek
    Department of Neurology, Centre of Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet Neurol 9:254-63. 2010
    ..Dexamethasone improves outcome for some patients with bacterial meningitis, but not others. We aimed to identify which patients are most likely to benefit from dexamethasone treatment...
  38. doi request reprint Antimicrobial usage in chicken production in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
    Juan J Carrique-Mas
    Nuffield Department of Medicine, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Zoonoses Public Health 62:70-8. 2015
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  39. pmc Hypertension in sub-Saharan Africa: cross-sectional surveys in four rural and urban communities
    Marleen E Hendriks
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e32638. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess the prevalence of hypertension and determinants of blood pressure in four SSA populations in rural Nigeria and Kenya, and urban Namibia and Tanzania...
  40. pmc Step-by-step guideline for disease-specific costing studies in low- and middle-income countries: a mixed methodology
    Marleen E Hendriks
    Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Glob Health Action 7:23573. 2014
    ..However, limited data availability and limited expertise constrain such studies in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)...
  41. pmc A multi-center randomised controlled trial of gatifloxacin versus azithromycin for the treatment of uncomplicated typhoid fever in children and adults in Vietnam
    Christiane Dolecek
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 3:e2188. 2008
    ..Drug resistant typhoid fever is a major clinical problem globally. Many of the first line antibiotics, including the older generation fluoroquinolones, ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin, are failing...
  42. pmc Streptococcus suis Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Anusha van Samkar
    Academic Medical Center, Center of Infection and Immunity Amsterdam CINIMA, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 9:e0004191. 2015
    ..We performed a systematic review of studies on S. suis meningitis to define the clinical characteristics, predisposing factors and outcome...
  43. pmc Genetic characterization of three qnrS1-harbouring multidrug-resistance plasmids and qnrS1-containing transposons circulating in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Vien Le
    1 Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 2 Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Med Microbiol 64:869-78. 2015
    ..Our data add additional insight into mechanisms that facilitate resistance to multiple antimicrobials in Gram-negative bacteria in Vietnam. ..
  44. pmc A randomised trial evaluating the safety and immunogenicity of the novel single oral dose typhoid vaccine M01ZH09 in healthy Vietnamese children
    Tinh Hien Tran
    The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 5:e11778. 2010
    ..Studies in healthy adults demonstrated immunogenicity and an acceptable safety profile...
  45. ncbi request reprint Dexamethasone in Vietnamese adolescents and adults with bacterial meningitis
    Thi Hoang Mai Nguyen
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    N Engl J Med 357:2431-40. 2007
    ..It is uncertain whether all adults with bacterial meningitis benefit from treatment with adjunctive dexamethasone...
  46. pmc The spectrum of central nervous system infections in an adult referral hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam
    Walter R Taylor
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    PLoS ONE 7:e42099. 2012
    ..To determine prospectively the causative pathogens of central nervous system (CNS) infections in patients admitted to a tertiary referral hospital in Hanoi, Vietnam...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Antibiotics in low- and middle-income countries]
    Heiman F L Wertheim
    Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 158:A8049. 2014
    ..We should learn from these programs to improve efforts to control and treat resistant bacterial infections. ..
  48. pmc Viral etiology of encephalitis in children in southern Vietnam: results of a one-year prospective descriptive study
    Van Tan Le
    Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, South East Asia Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Network, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e854. 2010
    ..To identify viral causes of encephalitis, in 2004 we conducted a one-year descriptive study at Children's Hospital Number One, a referral hospital for children in southern Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City...
  49. ncbi request reprint Endemic multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in critically ill patients
    Bryan Ortega
    Intensive Care Unit, Institute for Cardiovascular Research, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 25:825-31. 2004
    ..To describe the epidemiology of endemic multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa colonizations and infections in critically ill patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza A (H5N1) in 10 patients in Vietnam
    Tinh Hien Tran
    Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Health Service of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    N Engl J Med 350:1179-88. 2004
    ..Recent outbreaks of avian influenza A (H5N1) in poultry throughout Asia have had major economic and health repercussions. Human infections with this virus were identified in Vietnam in January 2004...