Rob AH van Hest

Summary

Affiliation: Municipal Public Health Service
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc A Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster demonstrating the use of genotyping in urban tuberculosis control
    Gerard De Vries
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, P O Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:151. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis control in homeless persons in European Union: more than words alone]
    Rob van Hest
    Serviciul Municipal de Sănătate Publică, Rotterdam, Olanda Municipal Public Health Service
    Pneumologia 58:84-7. 2009
  3. pmc Record-linkage and capture-recapture analysis to estimate the incidence and completeness of reporting of tuberculosis in England 1999-2002
    N A H van Hest
    Tuberculosis Control Section, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1606-16. 2008
  4. pmc Estimating the coverage of a targeted mobile tuberculosis screening programme among illicit drug users and homeless persons with truncated models
    N A H van Hest
    Tuberculosis Control Section, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:628-35. 2008
  5. pmc Incidence and completeness of notification of Legionnaires' disease in The Netherlands: covariate capture-recapture analysis acknowledging regional differences
    N A H van Hest
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:540-50. 2008
  6. pmc Estimating infectious diseases incidence: validity of capture-recapture analysis and truncated models for incomplete count data
    N A H van Hest
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Area, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:14-22. 2008
  7. pmc Completeness of notification of tuberculosis in The Netherlands: how reliable is record-linkage and capture-recapture analysis?
    N A H van Hest
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Rotterdam Public Health Service, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1021-9. 2007
  8. pmc Mycobacterium heckeshornense infection in an immunocompetent patient and identification by 16S rRNA sequence analysis of culture material and a histopathology tissue specimen
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service Rotterdam, P O Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4386-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity of rifampin-pyrazinamide and isoniazid preventive therapy and tuberculosis treatment
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 39:488-96. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Cavitating tuberculosis in an infant: case report and literature review
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:667-70. 2004

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Publications13

  1. pmc A Mycobacterium tuberculosis cluster demonstrating the use of genotyping in urban tuberculosis control
    Gerard De Vries
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, P O Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Infect Dis 9:151. 2009
    ..DNA fingerprinting of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates offers better opportunities to study links between tuberculosis (TB) cases and can highlight relevant issues in urban TB control in low-endemic countries...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tuberculosis control in homeless persons in European Union: more than words alone]
    Rob van Hest
    Serviciul Municipal de Sănătate Publică, Rotterdam, Olanda Municipal Public Health Service
    Pneumologia 58:84-7. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Record-linkage and capture-recapture analysis to estimate the incidence and completeness of reporting of tuberculosis in England 1999-2002
    N A H van Hest
    Tuberculosis Control Section, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1606-16. 2008
    ..Completeness of notification estimated by a log-linear capture-recapture model was highly inconsistent with prior estimates and the validity of this methodology was further examined...
  4. pmc Estimating the coverage of a targeted mobile tuberculosis screening programme among illicit drug users and homeless persons with truncated models
    N A H van Hest
    Tuberculosis Control Section, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:628-35. 2008
    ..We assumed that the most likely overall bias in this study would be overestimation and therefore the coverage of the targeted mobile tuberculosis screening programme would be higher...
  5. pmc Incidence and completeness of notification of Legionnaires' disease in The Netherlands: covariate capture-recapture analysis acknowledging regional differences
    N A H van Hest
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:540-50. 2008
    ..Covariate capture-recapture analysis acknowledging regional differences of LD incidence appears to reduce bias in the estimated national incidence rate...
  6. pmc Estimating infectious diseases incidence: validity of capture-recapture analysis and truncated models for incomplete count data
    N A H van Hest
    Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam Area, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 136:14-22. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Completeness of notification of tuberculosis in The Netherlands: how reliable is record-linkage and capture-recapture analysis?
    N A H van Hest
    Department of Infectious Disease Control, Rotterdam Public Health Service, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Epidemiol Infect 135:1021-9. 2007
    ..This study demonstrates the possible impact of violation of assumptions underlying capture-recapture analysis, especially the perfect record-linkage, perfect positive predictive value and absent three-way interaction assumptions...
  8. pmc Mycobacterium heckeshornense infection in an immunocompetent patient and identification by 16S rRNA sequence analysis of culture material and a histopathology tissue specimen
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service Rotterdam, P O Box 70032, 3000 LP Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4386-9. 2004
    ..We performed simultaneous 16S rRNA sequence analysis of a mycobacterium culture and a histopathology specimen to determine the relevance of M. heckeshornense infection in an immunocompetent patient initially presenting with pneumothorax...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity of rifampin-pyrazinamide and isoniazid preventive therapy and tuberculosis treatment
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Infect Dis 39:488-96. 2004
    ..Severe liver injury has been attributed to preventive treatment of latent tuberculosis infection with a 2-month course of rifampin-pyrazinamide...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cavitating tuberculosis in an infant: case report and literature review
    Rob van Hest
    Department of Tuberculosis Control, Municipal Health Service Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 23:667-70. 2004
    ..We describe an 8-month-old baby with primary cavitating tuberculosis, in whom there was considerable delay in diagnosis, and review the literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Delay in the diagnosis of tuberculosis]
    N A van Hest
    Gemeentelijke Gezondheidsdienst Rotterdam e o, afd Tuberculose bestrijding, Postbus 70 032, 3000 LP Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 147:1825-9. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Considerable underreporting of malaria in the Netherlands; a capture-recapture analysis]
    N A van Hest
    Gemeentelijke Gezondheidsdienst voor Rotterdam en Omstreken, afd Tuberculosebestrijding, Postbus 70 032, 3000 LP Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 145:175-9. 2001
    ..To estimate the completeness of notification of malaria by physicians and laboratories in the Netherlands...
  13. doi request reprint The cost-utility of rotavirus vaccination with Rotarix (RIX4414) in the Netherlands
    Lucas M A Goossens
    Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 26:1118-27. 2008
    ..Based on the current study, it is clear that mass vaccination with Rotarix against rotavirus gastroenteritis can be attractive, from an economic and a health care perspective...