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Mulinganya, G., A. De Vulder, G. Bisimwa, J. Boelens, G. Claeys, K. De Keyser, D. Devos, E. Hendwa, F. Kampara, Y. Kujirakwinja, J. Mongane, I. Mubalama, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Callens, and P. Cools. 2020. Prevalence, risk factors and adverse pregnancy outcomes of bacterial vaginosis among pregnant women in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Plos One: PONE-D-20-02939: Submitted 200131.

 

Mulinganya, G. M., M. Claeys, S. Z. Balolebwami, B. A. Bamuleke, J. I. Mongane, J. Boelens, J. Delanghe, D. De Vos, R. M. Kambale, G. B. Maheshe, G. M. Mateso, G. B. Bisimwa, M. Vaneechoutte, P. Cools, S. Callens, and E. B. Malembaka. Etiology of early-onset neonatal sepsis and antibiotic resistance in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Clin. Infect. Dis: CID-103473. 200803.

 

Bakuradze, N., M. Merabishvili, K. Makalatia, E. Kakabadze, N. Grdzelishvili, I. Chachua, M. Vaneechoutte, I. Abiatari, and N. Chanishvili. 2020. In vitro evaluation of the therapeutic potential of ФVA-7 and ФMTK  bacteriophages against enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis (ETBF). Antibiotics-812505: Revision submitted 200924.

 

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2020

292. Negash, A. A., D. Asrat, W. Abebe, T. Hailemariam, A. Wubete, A. Aseffa, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2020.  Etiology, antibiotic susceptibility and prognostic factors of pediatric community-acquired sepsis: A prospective study at two major hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. J Infection in Developing Countries. Accepted: 200915.

 

291. Gryp, T., G. R. B. Huys, M. Joossens, W. Van Biesen, G. Glorieux, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2020. Isolation and quantification of uremic toxin precursor-generating gut bacteria in chronic kidney disease patients. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 21: 1986. doi. pdf.

 

290. Gryp, T., K. De Paepe, R. Vanholder, F.-M. Kerckhof, W. Van Biesen, T. Van de Wiele, F. Verbeke, M Speeckaert, Marie Joossens, M. M. Couttenye, M. Vaneechoutte, G. Glorieux. 2020. Gut microbiota generation of protein-bound uremic toxins and related metabolites is

not altered at different stages of chronic kidney disease.

Kidney Int.: Submitted: 191030. Re-submitted: 200107. Accepted: 200125.

 

288. Castro, J., A. S. Rosca, P. Cools, M. Vaneechoutte, and N. Cerca. 2020. Gardnerella vaginalis enhances Atopobium vaginae viability in an in vitro model. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 10: 83. doi. pdf.

 

*287. Rodríguez, A., H. Duyvejonck, J. D. Van Belleghem, T. Gryp, L. Van Simaey, S. Vermeulen, E. Van Mechelen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2020. Comparison of procedures for RNA-extraction from peripheral blood mononuclear cells. PLoS ONE 15: e0229423. doi. pdf.

 

286. Gryp, T., G. Glorieux, M. Joossens, and M. Vaneechoutte. Comparison of five assays for DNA extraction from bacterial cells in human fecal samples. J. Appl. Microbiol. JAM-2019-1927: Submitted 191025. Re-submitted: 200107. Re-resubmitted: 200204. Accepted: 200207. doi. pdf.

 

2019

 

#(*)285. Cools, P., A. Nemec, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Kämpfer. 2019. Acinetobacter, Chryseobacterium, Moraxella, and other nonfermentative Gram-negative rods. Chapter 46, Pp. 829-857. In: Manual Clinical Microbiology 12th Ed. Versalovic, J., K. A. Carroll, G. Funke, J. H. Jorgensen, M. L. Landry, and D. W. Warnock (Eds.). ASM Press, Washington DC. Not in PubMed. pdf.

 

#*284. Rodríguez, A., B. Guillemyn, P. Coucke, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2019. Nucleic acids enrichment of fungal pathogens to study host-pathogen interactions. Sci. Rep. 9: 18037. doi. pdf.

 

#*283. Verougstraete, N., M. Berth, M. Vaneechoutte, J. Delanghe, and N. Callewaert. 2019. Interference of anti-streptavidin antibodies in immunoassays: a very rare phenomenon or a more common finding? Clin. Chem. Lab. Med.: CCLM.2019.0917. doi. pdf.

 

#*282. Masha, S. C., C. Owuor, J. M. Ngoi, P. Cools, E. J. Sanders, M. Vaneechoutte, T. Crucitti, and E. P. de Villiers. 2019. Comparative analysis of the vaginal microbiome of pregnant women with either Trichomonas vaginalis or Chlamydia trachomatis. PLoS ONE 14(12): e0225545. doi. pdf.

 

#*281. Duyvejonck, H., M. Merabishvili, J.-P. Pirnay, D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, J. D. Van Belleghem, T. Gryp, J. De Leenheer, K. Van der Borght, L. Van Simaey, S. Vermeulen, E. Van Mechelen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2019. Development of a qPCR platform for quantification of the five bacteriophages within the bacteriophage cocktail 2 (BFC2). Sci. Rep. 9: 13893. doi. pdf.

 

#*280. Negash, A. A., D. Asrat, W. Abebe, T. Hailemariam, M. Gebre, A. Aseffa, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2019. Pneumococcal serotype 19A is the major cause of pediatric acute otitis media with ruptured tympanic membrane in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 5 years after the introduction of the ten-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 126: 109638. doi. pdf.

 

#*279. Negash, A. A., Asrat, D., Abebe, W., Hailemariam, T., Gebre, M., Verhaegen, J., Aseffa, A., and Vaneechoutte, M. 2019. Pneumococcal carriage, serotype distribution and risk factors in children with community acquired pneumonia, 5 years after introduction of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Ethiopia. Open Forum Infect. Dis. 6: ofz259. doi. pdf.

 

#*278. Rodríguez, A., and M. Vaneechoutte. 2019. Comparison of the efficiency of different cell lysis methods and different commercial methods for RNA extraction from Candida albicans stored in RNAlater. BMC Microbiol. 19: 94. doi. pdf.

 

#*277. Vaneechoutte, M., A. Guschin, L. Van Simaey, Y. Gansemans, F. Van Nieuwerburgh, and P. Cools. 2019. Emended description of Gardnerella vaginalis and description of Gardnerella leopoldii sp. nov., Gardnerella piotii sp. nov. and Gardnerella swidsinskii sp. nov., with delineation of 13 genomic species within the genus Gardnerella. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 69: 679-687. doi. pdf.

 

#*276. OPATHY Consortium, and T. Gabaldón. 2019. Recent trends in molecular diagnostics of yeast infections: from PCR to NGS. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 43: 517–547. doi. pdf.

 

#*275. Negash, A. A., D. Asrat, W. Abebe, T. Hailemariam, T. Hailu, A. Aseffa, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2019. Bacteremic community-acquired pneumonia in Ethiopian children: Etiology, antibiotic resistance, risk factors and clinical outcome.  Open Forum Infect Dis 6: ofz029. doi. pdf.

 

#*274. Cai, Q., M. Fauvart, R. S. Wiederkehr, B. Jones, P. Cools, P. Goos, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Stakenborg. 2019. Ultra-fast, sensitive and quantitative on-chip detection of group B streptococci in clinical samples. Talanta 192: 220–225. doi. pdf.

 

#*273. Van Belleghem, J. D., K. Dąbrowska, M. Vaneechoutte, J. J. Barr, and P. L. Bollyky. 2019. Interactions between bacteriophage, bacteria, and the mammalian immune system. Viruses 11: E10. doi. pdf.

 

#* 272. Masha, S. C., P. Cools, E. J. Sanders, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Crucitti. 2019. Trichomonas vaginalis and HIV infection acquisition: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sex. Transm. Infect. 95: 36–42. doi. pdf.

 

#*271. Joossens, M., K. Faust, T. Gryp, A. T. L. Nguyen, J. Wang, S. Eloot, E. Schepers, A. Dhondt, A. Pletinck, S. Vieira-Silva, G. Falony, M. Vaneechoutte, R. Vanholder, W. Van Biesen, G. R. B. Huys, J. Raes, and G. Glorieux. 2019. Gut microbiota dynamics and uraemic toxins: One size does not fit all. Gut 68: 2257-2260.  doi. pdf. pdf Suppl.

 

2018

#*270. Masha, S. C., P. Cools, M. Reynders, P. Descheemaeker, M. Reynders, E. J. Sanders, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2018. Urogenital pathogens, associated with Trichomonas vaginalis, among pregnant women in Kilifi, Kenya: a nested case control study. BMC Infect. Dis. 18: 549. doi. pdf.          Submitted 180416. Accepted 181023, after the most hilarious review ever …

 

#* 269. Chalermwatanachai, T., R. Vilchez-Vargas, G. Holtappels, T. Lacoere, R. Jáuregui, F.-M. Kerckhof, D. H. Pieper,T. Van de Wiele, M. Vaneechoutte, T. Van Zele, and C. Bachert. 2018. Chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps is characterized by dysbacteriosis of the nasal microbiota. Sci Rep 8: 7926. doi. pdf.

 

#* 268. Jonckheere, L., P. Schelstraete, L. Van Simaey, E. Van Braeckel, J. Willekens, S. Van daele, F. De Baets, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2018. Establishing the diagnosis of chronic colonization with Pseudomonas aeruginosa of cystic fibrosis patients: comparison of the European consensus criteria with genotyping of P. aeruginosa isolates. J Cystic Fibrosis 17: 729–735. doi. pdf.

 

#*267. Forier, K., V. Van Heck, M. Carlier, E. Van Braeckel, S. Van daele, F. De Baets, P. Schelstraete, F. Haerynck, V. Stove, L. Van Simaey, M. Vaneechoutte, and A. G. Verstraete. 2018. Development and validation of an LC tandem MS assay for the quantification of β-lactam antibiotics in the sputum of cystic fibrosis patients. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 73: 95-101. doi. pdf.

 

#*266. Bachert, C., G. Holtappels, M. Merabishvili, T. Meyer, A. Murr, N. Zhang, K. Van Crombruggen, E. Gevaert, U. Völker, B. M. Bröker, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. Schmidt. 2018. Staphylococcus aureus controls interleukin-5 release in upper airway inflammation. J. Proteomics 180: 53-60. doi. pdf.

 

2017

#*265. Vaneechoutte, M. 2017. The human vaginal microbial community. Res. Microbiol. 168: 811-825. doi. pdf.

 

#*264. Vaneechoutte, M. 2017. Lactobacillus iners: The unusual suspect. Res. Microbiol. 168: 826-836. doi. pdf.

 

Cools, P., P. Melin. 2017. Group B Streptococcus and perinatal mortality. Res. Microbiol. 168: 793-801. doi. pdf.

 

Cools, P. 2017. The role of Escherichia coli in reproductive health: state of the art. Res. Microbiol. 168: 892-901. doi. pdf.

 

263. Churkina et al. 2017. Batumin.

Л.Н. Чуркина, M. Ванечотте, Н.Б. Перунова, О.Б. Лютко, Л.В. Ярошенко. 2017. Действие антибиотика батумина на образование биоплёнок у стафилококков Допов. Нац. акад. наук Укр. 10: 91-100. doi. pdf.

 

#*262. Masha, S.C., P. Cools, T. Crucitti, E.J. Sanders, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2017. Molecular typing of Trichomonas vaginalis isolates by actin gene sequence analysis and carriage of Trichomonas vaginalis viruses. Parasit. Vectors 10: 537. doi. pdf.

 

#*261. Van Belleghem, J. D., F. Clement, M. Merabishvili, R. Lavigne, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2017. Pro- and anti-inflammatory responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells induced by Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa phages. Sci. Rep. 7: 8004. doi. pdf.

 

#*260. Cools, P., J. H. H. M. van de Wijgert, V. Jespers, T. Crucitti, E. J. Sanders, H. Verstraelen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2017. Role of HIV exposure and infection in relation to neonatal GBS disease and rectovaginal GBS carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sci Rep 7: 13820. doi. pdf.

 

#*259. Merabishvili, M., R. Monserez, J. Van Belleghem, T. Rose, S. Jennes, D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, M. Vaneechoutte, and J.-P. Pirnay. 2017. Stability of bacteriophages in burn wound care products. PLoS ONE 12: e0182121. doi. pdf.

 

#*258. Cerca, N., M. Vaneechoutte, A. Guschin, A. Swidsinski. 2017. Polymicrobial infections and biofilms in women's health: Gahro Expert Group Meeting Report. Res Microbiol. 168: 902-904. doi. pdf.

 

#*257. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G., G. Brusselle, K. Dauwe, P. Deschaght, C. Verhofstede, D. Vaneechoutte, E. Deschepper, P. Jordens, G. Joos, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2017. Influence of chronic azithromycin treatment on the composition of the oropharyngeal microbial community in patients with severe asthma. BMC Microbiol 17: 109. doi. pdf.

 

#*256. Heytens, S., A. De Sutter, L. Coorevits, P. Cools, J. Boelens, L. Van Simaey, T. Christiaens, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Claeys. 2017. Women with symptoms of a urinary tract infection but a negative urine culture: PCR-based quantification of Escherichia coli suggests infection in most cases. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 23: 647-652. doi. pdf.

 

#*255. Masha, S.C., E. Wahome, M. Vaneechoutte, P. Cools, T. Crucitti, and E.J. Sanders. 2017. High prevalence of curable sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women in a rural county hospital in Kilifi, Kenya. PLoS ONE 12: e0175166. doi. pdf.

 

#*254. Hardy, L., N. Cerca, V. Jespers, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Crucitti. 2017. Bacterial biofilms in the vagina. Res. Microbiol. 168: 865-874. doi. pdf.

 

#*253. Hardy, L., V. Jespers, M. Van Den Bulck, J. Buyze, L. Mwambarangwe, V. Musengamana, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Crucitti. 2017. The presence of the putative Gardnerella vaginalis sialidase A gene in vaginal specimens is associated with bacterial vaginosis biofilm. PLoS ONE 12: e0172522. doi. pdf.

 

#*252. Gryp, T., R. Vanholder, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Glorieux. 2017. p-Cresyl sulfate. Toxins 9: 52. doi. pdf.

 

#*251. Van Belleghem, J., M. Merabishvili, B. Vergauwen, R. Lavigne, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2017. A comparative study of different strategies for removal of endotoxins from bacteriophage preparations. J. Microbiol. Methods 132: 153–159. doi. pdf.

 

#*250. Petrova, M.I., G. Reid, M. Vaneechoutte, and S. Lebeer. 2017. Lactobacillus iners: Friend or foe? Trends Microbiol. 25: 182-191. doi. pdf.

 

2016

#*249. Nguyen, L. D., P. Deschaght, S. Merlin, A. Loywick, C. Audebert, S. Van daele, E. Viscogliosi, M. Vaneechoutte, and L. Delhaes. 2016. Effects of propidium monoazide (PMA) treatment on mycobiome and bacteriome analysis of cystic fibrosis airways during exacerbation. PLoS ONE 11: e0168860. doi. pdf.

 

#*248. Cools, P. E. Ho, K. Vranckx, P. Schelstraete, B. Wurth, H. Franckx, G. Ieven, L. Van Simaey, S. Van daele, S. Verhulst, F. De Baets, M. Vaneechoutte. 2016. Epidemic Achromobacter xylosoxidans strain among Belgian cystic fibrosis patients and review of literature. BMC Microbiol. 16: 122. doi. pdf.

 

#*247. De Vos, D., J.-P. Pirnay, F. Bilocq, S. Jennes, G. Verbeken, T. Rose, E. Keersebilck, P. Bosmans, T. Pieters, M. Hing, W. Heuninckx, F. De Pauw, P. Soentjens, M. Merabishvili, P. Deschaght, M. Vaneechoutte, P. Bogaerts, Y. Glupczynski, B. Pot, T. van der Reijden, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2016. Molecular epidemiology and clinical impact of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii complex in a Belgian burn wound center. PLoS ONE 11: e0156237. doi. pdf.

 

#*246. Cools, P., V. Jespers, L. Hardy, T. Crucitti, S. Delany-Moretlwe, M. Mwaura, G.F. Ndayisaba, J.H.H.M. van de Wijgert, M. Vaneechoutte. 2016. A multi-country cross-sectional study of vaginal carriage of group B streptococci (GBS) and Escherichia coli in resource-poor settings: prevalences and risk factors. PLoS ONE 11: e0148052. doi. pdf.

 

#*245. Hardy, L., V. Jespers, S. Abdellati, I. De Baetselier, L. Mwambarangwe, V. Musengamana, J. van de Wijgert, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Crucitti. 2016. A fruitful alliance: the synergy between Atopobium vaginae and Gardnerella vaginalis in bacterial vaginosis-associated biofilm. Sex. Transm. Infect. 92: 487-491. doi. pdf.

 

#*244. Schellenberg, J.J., T.Paramel Jayaprakash, N.Withana Gamage, M.H. Patterson, M.H., M. Vaneechoutte, and J.E. Hill. 2016. Gardnerella vaginalis subgroups defined by cpn60 sequencing and sialidase activity in isolates from Canada, Belgium and Kenya. PLoS ONE 11: e0146510. doi. pdf.

 

#*243. Jespers V., T. Crucitti, J. van de Wijgert, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Delany-Moretlwe, M. Mwaura, S. Agaba, J. Menten. 2016. A DNA tool for early detection of vaginal dysbiosis in African women. Res. Microbiol. 167: 133-141. doi. pdf.

 

#*242. Van Hoecke, H., A.-S. De Paepe, E. Lambert, J.D. Van Belleghem, P. Cools, L. Van Simaey, P. Deschaght, M. Vaneechoutte, and I. Dhooge. 2016. Haemophilus influenzae biofilm formation in chronic otitis media with effusion. Eur. Arch. OtoRhinoLaryngol. 273: 3553-3560. doi. pdf.

 

#*241. Fondi, M., I. Maida, E. Perrin, V. Orlandini, L. La Torre, E. Bosi, A. Negroni, G. Zanaroli, F. Fava, F. Decorosi, L. Giovannetti, C. Viti, M. Vaneechoutte, L. Dijkshoorn, and R. Fani. 2016. Genomic and phenotypic characterization of the species Acinetobacter venetianus. Sci. Rep. 6: 21985. doi. pdf.

 

2015

#*240. Duyvejonck, H., P. Cools, J. Decruyenaere, K. Roelens, L. Noens, S. Vermeulen, G. Claeys, E. Decat, E. Van Mechelen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2015. Validation of High Resolution Melting Analysis (HRM) of the Amplified ITS2 region for the detection and identification of yeasts from clinical samples: Comparison with culture and MALDI-TOF based identification. PLoS ONE 10: e0132149. doi. pdf. Correction.

#*239. Perrin, E., M. Fondi, I. Maida, A. Mengoni, C. Chiellini, S. Mocali, P. Cocchi, S. Campana, G. Taccetti, M. Vaneechoutte, and R. Fani. 2015. Genomes analysis and bacteria identification: The use of overlapping genes as molecular markers. J. Microbiol. Methods 117: 108–112. doi. pdf.

 

#*238. Jespers, V., J. van de Wijgert, P. Cools, R. Verhelst, H. Verstraelen, S. Delany-Moretlwe, M. Mwaura, G. F. Ndayisaba, K. Mandaliya, J. Menten, L. Hardy, T. Crucitti, and the Vaginal Biomarkers Study Group. 2015. The significance of Lactobacillus crispatus and L. vaginalis for vaginal health and the negative effect of recent sex: a cross-sectional descriptive study across groups of African women. BMC Infect. Dis. 15: 115. doi. pdf.

 

#*237. Kyongo, J. K., T. Crucitti, J. Menten, L. Hardy, P. Cools, J. Michiels, S. Delany-Moretlwe, M. Mwaura, G. Ndayisaba, S. Joseph, R. Fichorova, J. van de Wijgert, G. Vanham, K. K. Ariën, and V. Jespers. 2015. Cross-sectional analysis of selected genital tract immunological markers and molecular vaginal microbiota in Sub-Saharan African women, with relevance to HIV risk and prevention. Clin. Vaccine Immunol. 22: 526-538. doi. pdf.

 

#*236. Hardy, L., V. Jespers, N. Dahchour, L. Mwambarangwe, V. Musengamana, M. Vaneechoutte, and T. Crucitti. 2015. Unravelling the bacterial vaginosis-associated biofilm: a multiplex Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization assay using peptide nucleic acid probes. PLoS ONE 10: e0136658. doi. pdf.

 

#*235. Pirnay, J.-P., G. Verbeken, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Jennes, M. Merabishvili, I. Serrano, and D. De Vos. 2015. Bacteriophages as antibacterial agents: Why are we facing an antibiotic crisis and how could bacteriophages be of help? Frontiers Antimicrob Agents 1: 10-23. doi. pdf.

 

#*234. Pirnay, J.-P., B. G. Blasdel, L. Bretaudeau, A. Buckling, N. Chanishvili, J. R. Clark, S. Corte-Real, L. Debarbieux, A. Dublanchet, D. De Vos, J. Gabard, M. Garcia, M. Goderdzishvili, A. Górski, J. Hardcastle, I. Huys, E. Kutter, R. Lavigne, M. Merabishvili, E. Olchawa, K. J. Parikka, O. Patey, F. Pouilot, G. Resch, C. Rohde, J. Scheres, M. Skurnik, M. Vaneechoutte, L. Van Parys, G. Verbeken, M. Zizi, and G. Van den Eede. 2015. Quality and safety requirements for sustainable phage therapy products. Pharm. Res. 32: 2173-2179. doi. pdf.

 

#*233. Churkina, L., M. Vaneechoutte, E. Kiprianova, N. Perunova, L. Avdeeva, and O. Bukharin. 2015. Batumin - a selective inhibitor of staphylococci - reduces biofilm formation in methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Open J Med Microbiol 5: 193-201. doi. pdf.

 

 

2014

#*232. Kiama, T. N., R. Verhelst, P. M. Mbugua, M. Vaneechoutte, H. Verstraelen, B. Estambale, and M. Temmerman. 2014. Characterisation of the vaginal microflora of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive and negative women in a sub-urban population of Kenya. Afr. J. Biotechnol. 13: 1075-1085. doi. pdf.

#*231. Malik, S., R. Siezen, B. Renckens, M. Vaneechoutte, J. Vanderleyden, and S. Lebeer. 2014. Draft genome sequence of Lactobacillus plantarum CMPG5300, a human vaginal isolate. Genome Announc. 2: e01149-14. doi. pdf.

#(*)230. Tilley, L., K. Keppens, A. Kushiro, T. Takada, T. Sakai, M. Vaneechoutte, and B. Degeest. 2014. A probiotic fermented milk drink containing Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota improves stool consistency of subjects with hard stools. Int. J. Probiotics Prebiotics 9: 23-30. Not in PubMed. Not in WoS. doi. pdf.

 

#*229. Smet, A., P. Cools, L. Krizova, M. Maixnerova, O. Sedo, F. Haesebrouck, M. Kempf, A. Nemec, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2014. Acinetobacter gandensis sp. nov. isolated from horse and cattle. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64: 4007-4015. doi. pdf.

 

#*228. de Clerck, F., F. Van Ryckeghem, P. Depuydt, D. Benoit, P. Druwé, A. Hugel, G. Claeys, P. Cools, and J. De Cruyenaere. 2014. Dual disseminated infection with Nocardia farcinica and Mucor in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report. J. Med. Case Rep. 8: 376. doi. pdf.

 

#*227. Rose, T., G. Verbeken, D. De Vos, M. Merabishvili, M. Vaneechoutte, R. Lavigne, S. Jennes, M. Zizi, and J.-P. Pirnay. 2014. Experimental phage therapy of burn wound infection: difficult first steps. Int. J. Burns Trauma 4: 66-73. doi. pdf.

 

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#*226. Cools, P., M. Oyaert, M. Vaneechoutte, E. De Laere, and S. Vervaeke. 2014. Atopobium deltae sp. nov., isolated from the blood of a patient with Fournier's gangrene. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 64: 3140-3145. doi. pdf.

 

#*225. Merabishvili, M., D. Vandenheuvel, A. M. Kropinski, J. Mast, D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, J.-P. Noben, R. Lavigne, M. Vaneechoutte, and J.-P. Pirnay. 2014. Characterization of newly isolated lytic bacteriophages active against Acinetobacter baumannii. PLOS One 9: e104853. doi. pdf.

 

#(*)224. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Kaempfer, P. Cools, A. Nemec, and G. Wauters. 2014. Acinetobacter, Chryseobacterium, Moraxella, and other nonfermentative Gram-negative rods. Chapter 44. In: Manual Clinical Microbiology 10th Ed. Versalovic, J., K. A. Carroll, G. Funke, J. H. Jorgensen, M. L. Landry, and D. W. Warnock (Eds.). ASM Press, Washington DC. pdf.

 

#(*)223. Wauters, G., and M. Vaneechoutte. 2014. Approaches to the identification of aerobic Gram-negative bacteria. Chapter 33. In: Manual Clinical Microbiology 11th Ed. Versalovic, J., K. A. Carroll, G. Funke, J. H. Jorgensen, M. L. Landry, and D. W. Warnock (Eds.). ASM Press, Washington DC. pdf.

 

#*222. Temmerman, S., L. Vandekerckhove, E. Sermijn, D. Vogelaers, G. Claeys, M. Vaneechoutte, P. Cools, and S. Callens. 2014. Disseminated infection with Mycobacterium tilburgii in a male immunocompromised patient. J. Clin. Microbiol. 52: 1777-1779. doi. pdf

 

#*221. Oyaert, M., P. Cools, J. Breyne, G. Heyvaert, A. Vandewiele, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Vervaeke, and E. De Laere. 2014. Sepsis with an Atopobium-like species in a patient with Fournier's gangrene. J. Clin. Microbiol. 52: 364-366. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02310-13. doi. pdf.

 

 

2013

#*220. Deschaght, P., P. Schelstraete, L. Van Simaey, M. Vanderkercken, A. Raman, L. Mahieu, S. Van daele, F. De Baets, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2013. Is the improvement of CF patients, hospitalized for pulmonary exacerbation, correlated to a decrease in bacterial load? Plos One 8: e79010. doi. pdf.

 

#(*) 219. El Aila, N. A., P. Cools, P. Deschaght, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G. Claeys, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2013. Strong correspondence of the vaginal and rectal load of group B streptococci in pregnant women. J. Clin. Gynecol. Obstetrics 2: 61-67. doi. doi. pdf.

 

#*218. Cools, P., J. Haelters, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G. Claeys, J. Boelens, I. Leroux-Roels, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Deschaght. 2013. Edwardsiella tarda sepsis in a live-stranded sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). Vet Microbiol. 166: 311-315. pdf doi. pdf.

http://www.deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws/regio/westvlaanderen/belga_20130927_Potvis_Theofiel

 

120715: Submitted Emerg. Infect. Dis.               Rejected without review: 120905

120910: Submitted Environ. Microbiol.              Rejected without review: 121121

121125: Submitted PLOS One                             Rejected without review: 121203

121206: Submitted Environm. Health Persp.      Rejected without review. 130221

130325: Submitted Ecol. Lett.                             Rejected without review: 130327

130330: Submitted Vet. Microbiol.                     Accepted!: 130531

 

#*217. Petrova, M. I., L. Mathys, S. Lebeer, S. Noppen, E.J.M. Van Damme, H. Tanaka, Y. Igarashi, M. Vaneechoutte, J. Vanderleyden, and J. Balzarini. 2013. Inhibition of infection and transmission of HIV-1 and lack of significant impact on the vaginal commensal lactobacilli by carbohydrate-binding agents.  J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 68: 2026-2037. doi. pdf.

 

#*216. Machado, A., C. Almeida, D. Salgueiro, A. Henriques, M. Vaneechoutte, F. Haesebrouck, M. J. Vieira, L. Rodrigues, N. F. Azevedo, and N. Cerca. 2013. Fluorescence in situ Hybridization method using Peptide Nucleic Acid probes for rapid detection of Lactobacillus and Gardnerella spp.  BMC Microbiol. 2013, 13: 82. pdf

 

#*215. Huys, I., M. Vaneechoutte, G. Verbeken, and L. Debarbieux. 2013. Key issues in phage therapy: a report of a dedicated workshop at the Viruses of Microbes II Meeting. Res. Microbiol. 164: 806-810. doi. pdf.

 

#*214. Merabishvili, M., C. Vervaet, J.-P. Pirnay, D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, J. Mast, N. Chanishvili, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2013. Stability of Staphylococcus aureus phage ISP after freeze-drying (lyophilization). PLoS One 8: e68797. doi. pdf.

 

#*213. Tency, I., H. Verstraelen, B. Saerens, B. Verhasselt, M. Vaneechoutte, O. Degomme, R. Verhelst, and M. Temmerman. 2013. Elevated soluble triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells (sTREM)-1 levels in maternal serum during term and preterm labor. PLoS One 8: e56050. doi. pdf.

 

#*212. Fondi, M., E. Rizzi, G. Emiliani, V. Orlandini, M. L. Berna, M. C. Papaleo, E. Perrin, I. Maida, G. Corti, G. De Bellis, F. Baldi, L. Dijkshoorn, M. Vaneechoutte, and R. Fani. 2013. The genome sequence of the hydrocarbon degrading Acinetobacter venetianus VE-C3. Res. Microbiol. 164: 439–449. doi. pdf.

 

#*211. Golic, A., M. Vaneechoutte, A. Nemec, A. M. Viale, L. A. Actis, and M. A. Mussi. 2013. Staring at the cold sun: Blue light regulation is distributed within the genus Acinetobacter. PLOS ONE 8: e55059. doi. pdf.

 

#*210. Cosyn, J., K. Princen, R. Miremadi, E. Decat, M. Vaneechoutte, and H. De Bruyn. 2013. A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study on the clinical and microbial effects of an essential oils mouth rinse used by patients in supportive periodontal care. Int. J. Dent. Hyg. 11: 53-61. doi. pdf.

 

#*209. Vaneechoutte, M., M. Janssens, V. Avesani, M. Delmée, P. Deschaght. 2013. Description of Acidovorax wautersii sp. nov. to accomodate clinical isolates and an environmental isolate, most closely related to A. avenae. IJSEM 63: 2203-2206. doi. pdf.

 

 

2012

 

#*208. Ceyssens, P.-J., A. Aertsen, D. M. Donovan, R. Lavigne, M. B. Sullivan, L. Debarbieux, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2012. Meeting Report of the EMBO Symposium ‘Virus of Microbes II’, Brussels, July 2012. Res. Microbiol. 164: 799-805. doi. pdf.

 

#*207. Decat, E., J. Cosyn, H. De Bruyn, R. Miremadi, B. Saerens, E. Van Mechelen, S. Vermeulen, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Deschaght. 2012. Optimization of quantitative polymerase chain reactions for detection and quantification of eight periodontal bacterial pathogens. BMC Res. Notes 2012, 5: 664. doi. pdf.

 

#*206. Decat, E., E. Van Mechelen, B. Saerens, S. J. T. Vermeulen, T. Boekhout, S. De Blaiser, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Deschaght. 2011. Rapid and accurate identification of isolates of Candida species by melting peak and melting curve analysis of the internally transcribed spacer region 2 fragment (ITS2-MCA). Res. Microbiol. 164: 110-117. doi. pdf.

 

#*205. Smet, A., F. Boyen, F. Pasmans, P. Butaye, A. Martens, A. Nemec, P. Deschaght, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. Haesebrouck. 2012. OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter species from horses: a public health hazard? J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 67: 3009-3014. doi. pdf.

 

#*204. Tency, I., H. Verstraelen, I. Kroes, G. Holtappels, B. Verhasselt, M. Vaneechoutte, R. Verhelst, and M. Temmerman. 2012. Imbalances between matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) in maternal serum during preterm labor. PLOS ONE 7: e49042. doi. pdf.


#*203. Merabishvili, M., D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, A.M. Kropinski, D. Vandenheuvel, R. Lavigne, P. Wattiau, J. Mast, C. Ragimbeau, J. Mossong, J. Scheres, N. Chanishvili, M. Vaneechoutte, and J.-P. Pirnay. 2012.
Selection and characterization of a candidate therapeutic bacteriophage that lyses the Escherichia coli O104:H4 strain from the 2011 outbreak in Germany. PLoS ONE 7: e52709. doi. pdf.

 

#*202. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G., I. Tency, H. Verstraelen, R. Verhelst, M. Trog, M. Temmerman, L. Vancoillie, E. Decat, P. Cools, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2012. Longitudinal qPCR study of the dynamics of L. crispatus, L. iners, A. vaginae, (sialidase positive) G. vaginalis, and P. bivia in the vagina. PLOS ONE 7: e45281. doi. pdf.

Listed as: Santiago G. L. D.

Supplementary data: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0045281#s5

 

#*201. Fondi, M., V. Orlandini, G. Emiliani, M. C. Papaleo, I. Maida, E. Perrin, M. Vaneechoutte, L. Dijkshoorn, and R. Fani. 2012. Draft genome sequence of the hydrocarbon-degrading and emulsan-producing strain Acinetobacter venetianus RAG-1(T). J. Bacteriol. 194: 4771-4772. doi. pdf.

 

#*200. Churkina, L. N., S. I. Bidnenko, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, M. Vaneechoutte, L. V. Avdeeva, O. B. Lutko, and N. M. Oserjanskaja. 2012. Application of the antibiotic batumin for accurate and rapid identification of staphylococcal small colony variants. BMC Res. Notes 5: 374. doi. pdf.

 

#*199. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G., P. Grob, H. Verstraelen, F. Wäser, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2012. Susceptibility testing of A. vaginae for dequalinium chloride. BMC Res. Notes 5: 151. doi. pdf.

 

#*198. Wang, X., N. Zhang, S. Glorieux, G. Holtappels, M. Vaneechoutte, O. Krysko, L. Zhang, D. Han, H. J. Nauwynck, and C. Bachert. 2012. Herpes simplex virus type 1 infection facilitates invasion of Staphylococcus aureus into the nasal mucosa and nasal polyp tissue. PLoS ONE 7: e39875. doi. pdf.

 

#*197. Deschaght, P., M. Janssens, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Wauters. 2012. Psychrobacter isolates of human origin, other than Psychrobacter phenylpyruvicus, are predominantly Psychrobacter faecalis and Psychrobacter pulmonis, with emended description of P. faecalis. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 671-674. doi. pdf.

 

#*196. Chiers, K., P. Deschaght, T. De Baere, S. Dabrowski, R. Kotlowski, D. De Clercq, R. Ducatelle, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2012. Isolation and identification of Mycobacterium avium subspecies silvaticum from a horse. Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 35: 303-307. doi. pdf.

 

#*195. Pirnay J-P, G. Verbeken, T. Rose, S. Jennes, M. Zizi, I. Huys, R. Lavigne, M. Merabishvili, M. Vaneechoutte, A. Buckling, D. De Vos. 2012. Introducing yesterday’s phage therapy into today’s medicine. Future Virol. 7: 379-390. doi. pdf.

 

#*194. Wauters, G., M. Janssens, T. De Baere, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Deschaght. 2012. Isolates belonging to CDC group II-i belong predominantly to Sphingobacterium mizutaii Yabuuchi et al., 1983: emended description of S. mizutaii and of the genus Sphingobacterium.

Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62: 2598-601. doi. pdf.

 

2011

 

#*193. Deschaght, P., S. Van daele, F. De Baets, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. PCR and the detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in respiratory samples of CF patients. A literature review. J. Cystic Fibrosis 10: 293-297. doi. pdf.

 

#*192. Mara, K., F. Decorosi, C. Viti, L. Giovannetti, M. C. Papaleo, I. Maida, E. Perrin, M. Fondi, M. Vaneechoutte, A. Nemec, M. van den Barselaar, L. Dijkshoorn, and R. Fani. 2011. Molecular and phenotypic characterization of Acinetobacter strains able to degrade diesel fuel. Res. Microbiol. 163: 161-72. doi. pdf.

 

#*191. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G., P. Cools, H. Verstraelen, M. Trog, G. Missine, N. El Aila, R. Verhelst, I. Tency, G. Claeys, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011.  Longitudinal study of the dynamics of vaginal microflora during two consecutive menstrual cycles. PLoS ONE 6: e28180. doi. pdf.

 

#*190. El Aila, N., I. Tency, B. Saerens, E. De Backer, P. Cools, G. dos Santos Santiago Lopes, H. Verstraelen, R. Verhelst, M. Temmerman, M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Strong correspondence in bacterial loads between the vagina and rectum of pregnant women. Res. Microbiol. 162: 506-513. doi. pdf.

 

#*189. Deschaght, P., L. Van Simaey, E. Decat, E. Van Mechelen, S. Brisse, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Rapid genotyping of Achromobacter xylosoxidans, Acinetobacter baumannii, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolates using melting curve analysis of RAPD-generated DNA-fragments (McRAPD). Res. Microbiol. 162: 386-392. doi. pdf.

 

#*188. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G., P. Deschaght, N. El Aila, T. N. Kiama, H. Verstraelen, K. K. Jefferson, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Gardnerella vaginalis comprises three distinct genotypes of which only two produce sialidase. Am. J. Obstetr. Gynecol. 204: 450.e1-e7. doi. pdf.

 

#*187. El Aila, N., I. Tency, G. Claeys, H. Verstraelen, P. Deschaght, E. Decat, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, P. Cools, M. Temmerman, M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Comparison of culture with two different qPCR assays for detection of rectovaginal carriage of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci) in pregnant women. Res. Microbiol. 162: 499-505. doi. pdf.

#*186. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. Temmerman. 2011. Group A streptococcal vaginitis: an unrecognized cause of vaginal symptoms in adult women. Arch. Gynecol. Obstetr. 284: 95-98. doi. pdf.

 

#*185. Supré, K., F. Haesebrouck, R. N. Zadoks, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Piepers, and S. De Vliegher. 2011. Some coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species affect udder health more than others. J. Dairy Sci. 94: 2329–2340. doi. pdf.

 

#*184. Nemec, A., L. Krizova, M. Maixnerova, T. J. van der Reijden, P. Deschaght, V. Passet, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Brisse, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2011. Genotypic and phenotypic characterization of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex with the proposal of Acinetobacter pittii sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 3) and Acinetobacter nosocomialis sp. nov. (formerly Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU). Res. Microbiol. 162: 393-404. doi. pdf.

 

#*183. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Kaempfer, L. Dijkshoorn, A. Nemec, and G. Wauters. 2011. Acinetobacter, Chryseobacterium, Moraxella, and other nonfermentative Gram-negative rods. Manual Clinical Microbiology 10th Ed. Chapter 42. In: Manual Clinical Microbiology 10th Ed. Versalovic, J., Carroll, K. A., Funke, G., Jorgensen, J. H., Landry, M. L., and Warnock, D. W (Eds.). ASM Press, Washington DC. Pp. 714-738. pdf.

 

#*182. Wauters, G., and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Approaches to the identification of aerobic Gram-negative bacteria. Chapter 31. In: Manual Clinical Microbiology 10th Ed. Versalovic, J., Carroll, K. A., Funke, G., Jorgensen, J. H., Landry, M. L., and Warnock, D. W (Eds.). ASM Press, Washington DC. Pp. 539-558. pdf.

 

#*181. Pirnay, J.-P., D. De Vos, G. Verbeken, M. Merabishvili, N. Chanishvili, M. Vaneechoutte, M. Zizi, G. Laire, R. Lavigne, I. Huys, G. Van den Mooter, A. Buckling, L. Debarbieux, F. Pouillot, J. Azeredo, E. Kutter, A. Dublanchet, A. Górski, and R. Adamia. 2011. The phage therapy paradigm: Prêt-à-porter or sur-mesure? Pharm Res. 28: 934-937. doi. pdf.

 

#* Saey, V., A. Vanhaesebrouck, S. Maes, L. Van Simaey, L. Van Ham, Deschaght, P., and R. Ducatelle. 2011. Granulomatous meningoencephalitis associated with Sporobolomyces roseus in a dog. Vet. Pathol. 48: 1158-60. doi. pdf.

 

*Vaneechoutte, M., A. Kuliukas, and M. Verhaegen (Editors). 2011. Was Man more aquatic in the Past? Fifty years after Alister Hardy. Waterside hypotheses of human evolution. Bentham publishers e-book. ISBN 978-1-60805-244-8. pdf.

 

*Verhaegen, M., S. Munro, P.-F. Puech, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2011. Early hominoids: Orthograde aquarboreals in flooded forests? Pp. 67-81. In: Vaneechoutte, M., A. Kuliukas, and M. Verhaegen. 2011. Was Man more aquatic in the Past? Fifty years after Alister Hardy. Waterside hypotheses of human evolution. Bentham publishers e-book. ISBN 978-1-60805-244-8. pdf.

 

*Vaneechoutte, M., S. Munro, and M. Verhaegen. 2011. Seafood, diving, song and speech. Pp. 181-189. In:  Vaneechoutte, M., A. Kuliukas, and M. Verhaegen. 2011. Was Man more aquatic in the Past? Fifty years after Alister Hardy. Waterside hypotheses of human evolution. Bentham publishers e-book. ISBN 978-1-60805-244-8. pdf.

 

 

2010

 

#*180. Deschaght, P., P. Schelstraete, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, L. Van Simaey, F. Haerynck, S. Van daele, E. De Wachter, A. Malfroot, P. Lebecque, C. Knoop, G. Casimir, H. Boboli, F. Pierart, K. Desager, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. De Baets. 2010. Comparison of culture and qPCR for the detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in not chronically colonized cystic fibrosis patients. BMC Microbiol. 10: 245. doi. pdf.

 

(#)*179. Churkina, L. N, S. I. Bidnenko, A. S. Makushenko, M. Vaneechoutte, O. B. Liutko, N. M. Ozerianskaia, and L. V. Avdeeva. 2010. [Characteristics of atypical forms of staphylococci (SCVs) isolated from patients with osteomyelitis.][Russian] Antibiot. Khimiother. 55: 36-40. doi. pdf.

 

#*178. El Aila, N. A., I. Tency, G. Claeys, B. Saerens, P. Cools, H. Verstraelen, M. Temmerman, R. Verhelst, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. Comparison of different sampling techniques and of different culture methods for detection of group B Streptococcus carriage in pregnant women. BMC Infect. Dis. 10: 285. doi. pdf.

 

#*177. Swidsinski, A., Y. Doerffel, V. Loening-Baucke, S. Swidsinski, H. Verstraelen, M. Vaneechoutte, V. Lemm, J. Schilling, W. Mendling. 2010. Gardnerella biofilm involves females and males and is transmitted sexually. Gynecol. Obstet. Invest. 70: 184–191. doi. pdf.

#*176. Tré-Hardy, M., C. Nagant, N. El Manssouri, F. Vanderbist, H. Traore, M. Vaneechoutte, and J.-P. Dehaye. 2010. Efficacy of the combination of tobramycin and a macrolide in an in vitro mature biofilm model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrobial Agents Chemother. 54: 4409-4415. doi. pdf.

 

#*175. Cools, P., H. Verstraelen, M. Vaneechoutte, and R. Verhelst. 2010. Atopobium. In Molecular detection of human bacterial pathogens. D. Liu (Ed.). CRC Press, Boca Raton. ISBN 978-1-4398-1238-9. doi. pdf.

 

#*174. Verhelst, R., H. Verstraelen, P. Cools, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. Gardnerella.Pp. 81-94. In Molecular detection of human bacterial pathogens. D. Liu (Ed.). CRC Press, Boca Raton. ISBN 978-1-4398-1238-9. doi. pdf.

 

#*173. El Aila, N. A., S. Emler, T. Kaijalainen, T. De Baere, B. Saerens, E. Alkan, P. Deschaght, R. Verhelst, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. The development of a 16S rRNA gene based PCR for the identification of Streptococcus pneumoniae and comparison with four other species specific PCR assays. BMC Infect. Dis. 10: 104. doi. pdf.

 

#*172. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. Temmerman. 2009. The epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis in relation to sexual behaviour. BMC Infect. Dis. 10: 81. doi. pdf.

 

#*171. Lin, Y. T., M. Vaneechoutte, A. H. Huang, L. J. Teng, H.-M. Chen, S. L. Su, and T. C. Chang. 2010. Identification of clinically important anaerobic bacteria by an oligonucleotide array. J. Clin. Microbiol. 48: 1283-1290. doi. pdf.

 

#*170. Schelstraete, P., P. Deschaght, L. Van Simaey, S. Van daele, F. Haerynck, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. De Baets. 2010. Genotype based evaluation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa eradication treatment success in cystic fibrosis patients. J. Cystic Fibrosis 9:  99-103. doi. pdf.

 

#*169. Fondi, M., G. Bacci, M. Brilli, C. M. Papaleo, A. Mengoni, M. Vaneechoutte, L. Dijkshoorn, and R. Fani. 2010. Exploring the evolutionary dynamics of plasmids: the Acinetobacter pan-plasmidome. BMC Evol. Biol. 10: 59. doi. pdf.

 

#*168. Tejedor-Junco, M.-T., C. Gutiérrez, M. González, A.  Fernández, G. Wauters, T. De Baere, P. Deschaght, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. Outbreaks of keratoconjunctivitis in a camel herd caused by a specific biovar of Moraxella canis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 48: 596-598. doi. pdf.

 

#*167. De Baere, T., R. Summerbell, B. Theelen, T. Boekhout, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. Evaluation of internal transcribed spacer 2-RFLP analysis for the identification of dermatophytes. J. Med. Mycol. 59: 48-54. doi. pdf.

 

#*166. Nemec, A., M. Musílek, O. Šedo, T. De Baere, M. Maixnerová, T. J. K. van der Reijden, Z. Zdráhal, M. Vaneechoutte, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2010. Acinetobacter berezinae sp. nov. and Acinetobacter guillouiae sp. nov., to accommodate, respectively, Acinetobacter genomic species 10 and Acinetobacter genomic species 11. IJSEM 60: 896–903. doi. pdf.

 

#*165. De Backer, E., L. Dubreuil, M. Brauman, J. Acar, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2010. In vitro activity of secnidazole against Atopobium vaginae, an anaerobic pathogen involved in bacterial vaginosis. Clin. Microbiol. Infect 16: 470-472. doi. pdf.

 

(#Listed as published in 2009)*164. De Baere, T., M. Vaneechoutte, P. Deschaght, J. Huyghe, I. Dhooge. 2010. The prevalence of middle ear pathogens in the outer ear canal and the nasopharyngeal cavity of healthy adults. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 16: 1031-1035. doi. doi. pdf.

 

* Flahou, B., T. De Baere, K. Chiers, F. Pasmans, F. Haesebrouck, and R. Ducatelle. 2010. Gastric infection with Kazachstania heterogenica influences the outcome of a Helicobacter suis infection in mongolian gerbils. Helicobacter 15: 67–75.

 

2009

(#)(*)Vaneechoutte, M., and R. Fani. 2009. Editors. Special Issue on the Origin of Life. Res. Microbiol. 160: 437-529. doi. pdf.

 

#*163. Deschaght, P., T. De Baere, L. Van Simaey, S. Van daele, F. De Baets, D. De Vos, J.-P. Pirnay, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. Comparison of the sensitivity of culture, PCR and quantitative real-time PCR for the detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in sputum of cystic fibrosis patients. BMC Microbiol 9: 244. doi. pdf.

 

#*162. El Aila, N. A., I. Tency, G. Claeys, H. Verstraelen, B. Saerens, G. L. Santiago, E. De Backer, P. Cools, M. Temmerman, R. Verhelst, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. Identification and genotyping of bacteria from paired vaginal and rectal samples from pregnant women indicates similarity between vaginal and rectal microflora. BMC Infect. Dis. 9: 167. doi. pdf.

 

#*161. El Aila, N. A., I. Tency, G. Claeys, B. Saerens, E. De Backer, M. Temmerman, R. Verhelst, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. Genotyping of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci) isolated from vaginal and rectal swabs of women at 35-37 weeks of pregnancy. BMC Infect. Dis. 9: 153. doi. pdf.

 

#*160. Pirnay, J.P., F. Bilocq, B. Pot, P. Cornelis, M. Zizi, J. Van Eldere, P. Deschaght, M. Vaneechoutte, S. Jennes, T. Pitt, D. De Vos. 2009. Pseudomonas aeruginosa population structure revisited. PloS ONE 4: e7740. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007740. doi. pdf.

 

#*159. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, G. L., H. Verstraelen, N. Poelvoorde, S. De Corte, G. Claeys, M. Trog, E. De Backer, B. Saerens, C. Vervaet, F. De Boeck, L. Van Bortel, J. P. Remon, M. Temmerman, M. Vaneechoutte, R. Verhelst. 2009. A pilot study evaluating the safety of vaginal administration of a multi-particulate pellet formulation. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 73: 399-403. doi. pdf.

 

#*158. Vaneechoutte, M., and R. Fani. 2009. From the primordial soup to the latest universal common ancestor. Res. Microbiol. 160: 437-440. doi. pdf.

 

#*157. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, G. Claeys, E. De Backer, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. Longitudinal analysis of the vaginal microflora in pregnancy suggests that L. crispatus promotes the stability of the normal vaginal microflora and that L. gasseri and/or L. iners are more conducive to the occurrence of abnormal vaginal microflora. BMC Microbiol. 9: 116. doi. pdf.

 

(#)(*)156. Vaneechoutte, M., M. Merabishvili, G. Verbeken, D. De Vos, and J. P. Pirnay. 2009. Possibilities and limitations of bacteriophage based antibacterial treatment as an alternative or additive to antibiotic antibacterial treatment. In: Essayreeks: Alternatieven voor Antibiotica: 53-72. In opdracht van het Nederlandse Ministerie van Landbouw, Natuur en Voedselkwaliteit. pdf.

 

#*155. Supré, K., S. De Vliegher, O. C. Sampimon, R. N. Zadoks, M. Vaneechoutte, M. Baele, E. De Graef, S. Piepers, and F. Haesebrouck. 2009. Technical note: Use of tRNA-intergenic spacer PCR combined with capillary electrophoresis to identify coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species originating from bovine milk and teat apices. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 3204-3210. doi. pdf.

 

#*154. Weyers, S., H. Verstraelen, J. Gerris, S. Monstrey, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, B. Saerens, E. De Backer, G. Claeys, M. Vaneechoutte, and R. Verhelst. 2009. Microflora of the penile skin-lined neovagina of transsexual women. BMC Microbiol. 9: 102. doi. pdf.

 

#*153. Tré-Hardy, M., H. Traore, N. El Manssouri, F. Vanderbist, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. J. Devleeschouwer. 2009. Evaluation of long-term co-administration of tobramycin and clarithromycin in a mature biofilm model of cystic fibrosis clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 34: 370-374. doi. pdf.

 

#*152. Poelvoorde, N., H. Verstraelen, R. Verhelst, B. Saerens, E. De Backer, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, C. Vervaet, M. Vaneechoutte, F. De Boeck, L. Van Bortel, M. Temmerman, and J.-P. Remon. 2009. In vivo evaluation of the vaginal distribution and retention of a multi-particulate pellet formulation. Eur. J. Pharm. Biopharm. 73: 280-284. doi. pdf.

 

#*151. Vaneechoutte, M., L. Dijkshoorn, and T.C. Chang. 2009. Authors’ reply to Zarrilli, R., M. Giannouli, A. Di Popolo, F. Tomasone, and Y.-W. Chu. 2009. Identification of Acinetobacter genomic species 13TU by sequence analysis of the 16S-23S rRNA gene spacer region. J. Clin. Microbiol. 47: 1281-1282. doi. pdf.

#*150. Merabishvili, M., J.-P. Pirnay, G. Verbeken, N. Chanishvili, M. Tediashvili, N. Lashkhi, T. Glonti, V. Krylov, J. Mast, L. Van Parys, R. Lavigne, G. Volckaert, W. Mattheus, G. Verween, P. De Corte, T. Rose, S. Jennes, M. Zizi, D. De Vos, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. Quality-controlled small-scale production of a well-defined bacteriophage cocktail for use in human clinical trials. PloS One 4: e4944. doi. pdf.

 

#*149. Ceyssens, P.-J., J.-P. Noben, H.-W. Ackermann, J. Verhaegen, D. De Vos, J.-P. Pirnay, M. Merabishvili, M., Vaneechoutte, A. Chibeu, G. Volckaert, and R. Lavigne. 2009. Survey of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its phages: de novo peptide sequencing as a novel tool to assess the diversity of a worldwide collected viruses. Environm. Microbiol. 11: 1303-1313. doi. pdf.

 

#*148. Vaneechoutte, M. 2009. Taxonomy and identification of acinetobacters. Pp. 1-10, In Acinetobacter baumannii. Boerhaave Committee for postgraduate medical education of the Leiden University Medical Centre, van den Broek P. J., L. Dijkshoorn-de Bruin, and J. T. van Dissel, eds. ISBN/EAN: 978-90-6767-652-6. Leiden, the Netherlands. doi. pdf.

 

#*147. Baele, M., T. Stakenborg, G. Lopes dos Santos Santiago, F. Haesebrouck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2009. tDNA-PCR followed by automated fluorescent capillary electrophoresis for identification of bacterial species. Cold Spring Harbour Protocols: doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5196. doi. pdf.

 

#*146. Persson, R. G., J. Hitti, R. Verhelst, M. Vaneechoutte, R. E. Persson, R. Hirschi, M. Weibel, M. Rothen, M. Temmerman, K. Paul, and D. Eschenbach. 2009. The vaginal microflora in relation to gingivitis. BMC Infect. Dis. 9: 6. doi. pdf.

 

#*145. Su, S. C., M. Vaneechoutte, L. Dijkshoorn, Y. F. Wei, Y. L. Chen, and T. C. Chang. 2009. Identification of nonfermenting Gram-negative bacteria of clinical importance by an oligonucleotide array. J. Med. Microbiol. 58: 596–605. doi. pdf.

#*144. De Baere, T., J. Hollants, A. Waeytens, J. Huyghe, C. Cuvelier, R. Verhelst, P. Deschaght, M. Vaneechoutte, and I. Dhooge. 2009. Otitis media microbes: culture, PCR, and confocal laser scanning microscopy. B. ENT 5: 65-72. doi. pdf.

#*143. Kämpfer, P., N. Lodders, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Wauters. 2009. Transfer of Sejongia antarctica, Sejongia jeonii and Sejongia marina to the genus Chryseobacterium as Chryseobacterium antarcticum comb. nov, Chryseobacterium jeonii comb. nov. and Chryseobacterium marinum comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 2238-2240. doi. pdf.

 

#*142. Kämpfer, P., M. Vaneechoutte, N. Lodders, T. De Baere, V. Avesani, M. Janssens, H.-J. Busse, and G. Wauters. 2009. Description of Chryseobacterium anthropi sp. nov., to accomodate clinical isolates biochemically similar to Kaistella koreensis and Chryseobacterium haifense, proposal to reclassify Kaistella koreensis as Chryseobacterium koreense comb. nov. and emended description of the genus Chryseobacterium. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 2421-2428. doi. pdf.

 

#*141. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, L. Nuytinck, K. Roelens, E. De Meester, D. De Vos, M. Van Thielen, R. Rossau, W. Delva, E. De Backer, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. Temmerman. 2009. Gene polymorphisms of Toll-like and related recognition receptors in relation to the vaginal carriage of Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae. J. Reprod. Immunol. 79: 163-173. doi. pdf.

#*140. Nemec, A., M. Musílek, M. Maixnerová, T. De Baere, T. J. K. van der Reijden, M. Vaneechoutte, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2009. Acinetobacter beijerinckii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter gyllenbergii sp. nov., haemolytic organisms isolated from humans. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 118-124. doi. pdf.

 

#*139. Vaneechoutte, M., A. Nemec, M. Musílek, T. J. K. van der Reijden, M. van den Barselaar, I. Tjernberg, W. Calame, R. Fani, T. De Baere, and L. Dijks­hoorn. 2009. Description of Acinetobacter venetianus ex Di Cello et al. 1997 sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 1376-1381. doi. pdf.

 

#*138. Kämpfer, P., M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Wauters. 2009. Chryseobacterium arothri Campbell et al. 2008 is a later heterotypic synonym of Chryseobacterium hominis Vaneechoutte et al. 2007. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59: 695-697. doi. pdf.

 

 

2008

 

#*137. Martín, R., N. Soberón, M. Vaneechoutte, A. B. Flórez, F. Vázquez, and J. E. Suárez. 2008. Characterization of indigenous vaginal lactobacilli from healthy women as probiotic candidates. Int. Microbiol. 11: 261-266. doi. pdf.

 

#*136. Nemec, A., M. Musilek, M. Vaneechoutte, E. Falsen, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2008. Lack of evidence for Acinetobacter septicus’ as a species different from Acinetobacter ursingii? J. Clin. Microbiol. 46: 2826-2827. doi. pdf.

 

#*135. Van Zele, T., M. Vaneechoutte, G. Holtappels, P. Gevaert, P. van Cauwenberge, and C. Bachert. 2008. Detection of enterotoxin DNA in Staphylococcus aureus strains obtained from the middle meatus in controls and nasal polyp patients. Am. J. Rhinol. 22: 223-227. doi. pdf.

 

#*134. Hommez, G. M. G., R. Verhelst, M. Vaneechoutte, G. Claeys, and R. J. G. De Moor. 2008. Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the microflora in necrotic teeth of patients irradiated in the head and neck region. JOE 34: 1048-1051. doi. pdf.

 

#*133. Ko, W.-C., Lee, N.-Y., Su, S. C., Dijkshoorn, L., Vaneechoutte, M., Wang, L.-R., Yan, J.-J., and Chang, T. C. 2008. Oligonucleotide-array based identification of species in the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-A. baumannii complex in isolates from blood cultures and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of the isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 46: 2052-2059. doi. pdf.

 

#*132. Swidsinski, A., V. Loening-Baucke, M. Vaneechoutte, and Y. Doerffel. 2008. Active Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis can be specifically diagnosed and monitored based on the biostructure of the fecal flora. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 14: 147-161. doi. pdf.

 

#*131. Vaneechoutte, M., T. De Baere, A. Nemec, T. J. K. van der Reijden and L. Dijkshoorn. 2008. Reclassification of Acinetobacter grimontii Carr et al. 2003 as a later synonym of Acinetobacter junii Bouvet and Grimont 1986. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58: 937-940. doi. pdf.

 

#*130. Schelstraete, P., S. Van daele, K. De Boeck, M. Proesmans, P. Lebecque, J. Leclercq-Foucart, A. Malfroot, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. De Baets. 2008. Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the home environment of newly infected cystic fibrosis patients. Eur. Respir. J. 31: 822-829. doi. pdf.

 

#*129. Vaneechoutte, M., and T. De Baere. 2008. Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter, based on 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequences. Pp. 35-60, In: Acinetobacter Molecular Biology (Gerischer, U., Ed.), Horizon Scientific Press/Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK. ISBN 978-904455-20-2. doi. pdf.

 

 

2007

#*128. Verbeken, G., D. De Vos, M. Vaneechoutte, M. Merabishvili, M. Zizi, and J.-P. Pirnay. 2007. The European regulatory conundrum of phage therapy. Future Microbiol. 2: 485-491. doi. pdf.

 

(#)*127. Churkina, L., Z. Vasyurenko, S. Bidnenko, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2007. Phenotypic peculiarities of batumin-resistant staphylococci. Lik Sprava 3: 50-56. doi. pdf.

 

#*126. De Backer, E., R. Verhelst, H. Verstraelen, M. A. Alqumber, J. P. Burton, J. R. Tagg, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2007. Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L. gasseri and L. iners. BMC Microbiol. 7: 115. doi. pdf.

 

#*125. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, K. Roelens, G. Claeys, S. Weyers, E. De Backer, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. Temmerman. 2007. Modified classification of Gram-stained vaginal smears to predict spontaneous preterm birth: a prospective cohort study. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 196: 528. doi. pdf.

 

#*124. Merabishvili, M., R. Verhelst, T. Glonti, N. Chanishvili, V. Krylov, C. Cuvelier, M. Tediashvili, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2007. Digitized fluorescent RFLP-analysis (fRFLP) as a universal method for comparing genomes of culturable dsDNA viruses: application to bacteriophages. Res. Microbiol. 158: 572-581. doi. pdf.

 

#*123. Lenoir-Wijnkoop, I., M. E. Sanders, M. D. Cabana, E. Caglar, G. Corthier, N. Rayes, P. M. Sherman, H. M. Timmerman, M. Vaneechoutte, J. Van Loo, and D. A. W. Wolvers. 2007. Probiotic and prebiotic influence beyond the intestinal tract. Nutr. Rev: 65: 469-489. doi. pdf.

 

#*122. Swidsinski, A., B. C. Sydora, Y. Doerffel, V. Loening-Baucke, M. Vaneechoutte, M. Lupicki, J. Scholze, H. Lochs, and L. A. Dieleman. 2007. Viscosity gradient within the mucus layer determines the mucosal barrier function and the spatial organization of the intestinal microbiota. Inflamm. Bowel Dis. 13: 963-970. doi. pdf.

 

#*121. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Kämpfer, T. De Baere, V. Avesani, M. Janssens, and G. Wauters. 2007. Chryseobacterium hominis sp. nov., to accomodate clinical isolates biochemically similar to CDC groups II-h and II-c. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 57: 2623-2628. doi. pdf.

 

#*120. De Baets, F., P. Schelstraete, S. Van daele, F. Haerynck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2007. Achromobacter xylosoxidans in cystic fibrosis: prevalence and clinical relevance. J. Cystic Fibrosis 6: 75-78. doi. pdf.

 

#*119. Catry, B., F. Boyen, M. Baele, J. Dewulf, A. de Kruif, M. Vaneechoutte, F. Haesebrouck, and A. Decostere. 2007. Recovery of Moraxella ovis from the bovine respiratory tract and differentiation of Moraxella species by tDNA-intergenic spacer PCR. Vet. Microbiol. 120: 375–380. doi. pdf.

 

#*118. Tung, S. K., L. J. Teng, M. Vaneechoutte, H. M. Chen, and T. C. Chang. 2007. Identification of species of Abiotrophia, Enterococcus, Granulicatella and Streptococcus by sequence analysis of the ribosomal 16S-23S intergenic spacer region. J. Med. Microbiol. 56: 504-513. doi. pdf.

 

#*117. De Vos, D., Y. Glupczynski, P. Bogaerts, L. Dijkshoorn, T. J. K Van der Reijden, F. Bilocq, M. Vaneechoutte, T. Pieters, P. Bosmans, P. Soentjes, J. Pirson, and J. P. Pirnay  2007. Multi drug resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii outbreak in the Brussels burn wound centre. Acta Clin. Belg. 62: 453. doi. pdf.

* Kapley, A., T. De Baere, and H. J. Purohit. 2007. Eubacterial diversity of activated biomass from a common effluent treatment plant. Res. Micriobiol. 158: 494-500. doi. pdf.

 

 

2006

#*116. Kämpfer, P., V. Avesani, M. Janssens, J. Charlier, T. De Baere, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2006. Description of Wautersiella falsenii gen. nov., sp. nov., to accomodate clinical isolates phenotypically resembling members of the genera Chryseobacterium and Empedobacter. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 56: 2323-2329. doi. pdf.

 

115. Tung, S. K., L. J. Teng, M. Vaneechoutte, H. M. Chen, and T. C. Chang. 2006. Array-based identification of species of Abiotrophia, Enterococcus, Granulicatella and Streptococcus. J. Clin. Microbiol. 44: 4414-4424. doi. pdf.

 

*114. Massonet, C., T. De Baere, and J. Van Eldere. 2006. Direct identification of bacteria in clinical samples using fluorescent fragment length analysis of 16S-23S rRNA spacer-region. J. Microbiol. Meth. 66: 369-379. doi. pdf.

 

*113. Verthé, K., S. Possemiers, M. Vaneechoutte, N. Boon, and W. Verstraete. 2006. Factors controlling the activity of bacteriophage UZ1 against Enterobacter aerogenes strain BE1 under simulated intestinal conditions. Eng. Life Sci. 6: 501-507. doi. pdf.

 

*112. Van daele, S., M. Vaneechoutte, K. De Boeck, C. Knoop, A. Malfroot, P. Lebecque, J. Leclercq-Foucart, L. Van Schil, K. Desager, and F. De Baets. 2006. Survey of Pseudomonas aeruginosa genotypes in Belgian colonised cystic fibrosis patients. Eur. Resp. J. 28: 740-747. doi. pdf.

 

111. De Backer, E., R. Verhelst, H. Verstraelen, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2006. Antibiotic susceptibility of Atopobium vaginae. BMC Infect. Dis. 6: 51. doi. pdf.

 

110. Vaneechoutte, M., D. M. Young, N. Ornston, T. De Baere, A. Nemec, T. Van der Reijden, E. Carr, I. Tjernberg, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2006. The naturally transformable Acinetobacter strain ADP1 belongs to the newly described species Acinetobacter baylyi. Appl. Environm. Microbiol. 72: 932-936. doi. pdf.

 

109. Matthys, C., G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, G. Wauters, D. Vogelaers, T. De Baere, R. Verhelst, G. Van Nooten, R. Van Coster, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2006. Streptococcus cristatus isolated from a resected heart valve and blood cultures: case reports and application of phenotypic and genotypic techniques for identification. Acta Clin. Belg. 61: 196-200. doi. pdf.

 

 

2005

 

108. Verhelst, R., H. Verstraelen, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck, E. De Backer, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2005. Comparison between Gram stain and culture for the characterization of vaginal microflora: Definition of a distinct grade that resembles grade I microflora and revised categorization of grade I microflora. BMC Microbiol. 5: 61. doi. pdf.

 

107. Stepanovic, S., I. Dakic, A. Martel, M. Vaneechoutte, D. Morrison, A. Shittu, P. Jezek, A. Decostere, L. A. Devriese, and F. Haesebrouck. 2005. A comparative evaluation of phenotypic and molecular methods in the identification of members of the Staphylococcus sciuri group. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 28: 353-357. doi. pdf.

 

#106. Wauters, G., V. Avesani, J. Charlier, M. Janssens, M. Vaneechoutte, and M. Delmée. 2005. Distribution of Nocardia species in clinical samples and their routine rapid identification in the laboratory. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 2624-2628. doi. pdf.

 

105. Huys, G., M. Cnockaert, A. Nemec, L. Dijkshoorn, S. Brisse, M. Vaneechoutte, and J. Swings. 2005. Repetitive-DNA-element PCR fingerprinting and antibiotic resistance of pan-European multi-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clone III strains. J. Med. Microbiol. 54: 851–856. doi. pdf.

 

#104. Stakenborg, T., J. Vicca, R. Verhelst, P. Butaye, D. Maes, A. Naessens, G. Claeys, C. De Ganck, F. Haesebrouck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2005. Evaluation of tRNA gene PCR for the identification of mollicutes. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 4558-4566. doi. pdf.

 

#103. Stakenborg, T., J. Vicca, P. Butaye, D. Maes, T. De Baere, R. Verhelst, J. Peeters, A. de Kruif, F. Haesebrouck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2005. Evaluation of amplified rDNA restriction analysis (ARDRA) for the identification of Mycoplasma species. BMC Infect. Dis. 5: 46. doi. pdf.

 

102. De Baere, T., A. Vankeerberghen, P. Van Hauwe, H. De Beenhouwer, A. Boel, G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2005. Interlaboratory comparison of ITS2-PCR for the identification of yeasts, using the ABI Prism 310 and CEQ8000 capillary electrophoresis systems. BMC Microbiol. 5: 14. doi. pdf.

 

101. Van daele, S., R. Verhelst, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, H. Franckx, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck, F. De Baets, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2005. Shared genotypes of Achromobacter xylosoxidans strains isolated from patients at a cystic fibrosis rehabilitation center. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 2998-3002. doi. pdf.

 

100. Devriese, L. A., M. Vancanneyt, M. Baele, M. Vaneechoutte, E. De Graef, C. Snauwaert, I. Cleenwerck, P. Dawyndt, J. Swings, A. Decostere, and F. Haesebrouck. 2005. Staphylococcus pseudintermedius sp. nov., a coagulase-positive species from animals. IJSEM 55: 1569-1573. doi. pdf.

 

99. Van Kempen, M. J., J. S. Vermeiren, M. Vaneechoutte, G. Claeys, R. H. Veenhoven, G. T. Rijkers, E. A. Sanders, and I. J. Dhooge. 2004. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in children with recurrent acute otititis media: a therapeutic alternative? Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 70: 275-285. doi. pdf.

 

98. Huys, G., M. Cnockaert, M. Vaneechoutte, N. Woodford, A. Nemec, L. Dijkshoorn, and J. Swings. 2005. Distribution of tetracycline resistance genes in genotypically related and unrelated multiresistant Acinetobacter baumannii strains from different European hospitals. Res. Microbiol. 156: 348-355. doi. pdf.

 

97. Chang, H.C., Y.F. Wei, L. Dijkshoorn, M. Vaneechoutte, C.T. Tang, and T.C. Chang. 2005. Species-level identification of isolates of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex by sequence analysis of the 16S-23S rRNA gene spacer region. J. Clin. Microbiol. 43: 1632-1639. doi. pdf.

 

96. Van daele, S. G., H. Franckx, R. Verhelst, P. Schelstraete, F. Haerynck, L. Van Simaey, G. Claeys, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. De Baets. 2005. Epidemiology of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a cystic fibrosis rehabilitation centre. Eur. Resp. J. 25: 474-481. doi. pdf.

 

2004

95. Claeys, G., T. De Baere, G. Wauters, P. Vandecandelaere, G. Verschraegen, A. Muylaert and M. Vaneechoutte. 2004. Extended-spectrum b-lactamase (ESBL) producing Enterobacter aerogenes phenotypically misidentified as Klebsiella pneumoniae or K. terrigena. BMC Microbiol. 4: 49. doi. pdf.

 

94. Verhelst, R., H. Verstraelen, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, J. Delanghe, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2004. Cloning of 16S rRNA genes amplified from normal and disturbed vaginal microflora suggests a strong assocation between Atopobium vaginae, Gardnerella vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis. BMC Microbiol. 4: 16. doi. pdf.

 

93. Hommez, G. M., R. Verhelst, G. Claeys, M. Vaneechoutte, and R. J. De Moor. 2004. Investigation of the effect of the coronal restoration quality on the composition of the root canal microflora in teeth with apical periodontitis by means of T-RFLP analysis. Int. Endodont. J. 37: 819-827. doi. pdf.

 

92. Verstraelen, H., R. Verhelst, G. Claeys, M. Temmerman, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2004. Culture-independent analysis of vaginal microflora: the unrecognized association of Atopobium vaginae with bacterial vaginosis. Am. J. Obst. Gynecol. 191: 1130-1132. doi. pdf.

 

91. De Baere, T., R. Verhelst, C. Labit, G. Verschraegen, G. Wauters, G. Claeys, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2004. Bacteremic infection with Pantoea ananatis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 4393-4395. doi. pdf.

 

90. van Kempen, M. J., M. Vaneechoutte, G. Claeys, G. L. Verschraegen, J. Vermeiren, and I. J. Dhooge. 2004. Antibiotic susceptibility of acute otitis media pathogens in otitis-prone Belgian children. Eur. J. Pediatr. 163: 524-529. doi. pdf.

 

89. Vancraeynest, D., K. Hermans, A. Martel, M. Vaneechoutte, L. A. Devriese, and F. Haesebrouck. 2004. Antimicrobial resistance and resistance genes in Staphylococcus aureus strains from rabbits. Vet. Microbiol. 101: 245-251. doi. pdf.

 

88. Verthé, K., S. Possemiers, N. Boon, M. Vaneechoutte, and W. Verstraete. 2004. Stability and activity of an Enterobacter aerogenes-specific bacteriophage under simulated gastro-intestinal conditions. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 65: 465-472. doi. pdf.

 

87. Massonet, C., J. Van Eldere, M. Vaneechoutte, T. De Baere, J. Verhaegen, and K. Lagrou. 2004. Comparison of VITEK 2 with ITS2-fragment length polymorphism analysis for identification of yeast species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42: 2209-2211. doi. pdf.

 

86. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Kämpfer, T. De Baere, E. Falsen, and G. Verschraegen. 2004. Wautersia gen. nov., a novel genus accomodating the phylogenetic lineage including Ralstonia eutropha and related species and proposal of Ralstonia [Pseudomonas] syzygii (Roberts et al. 1990) comb. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 54: 317-327. doi. pdf.

 

2003

85. Verhelst, R., T. Kaijalainen, T. De Baere, G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck and M. Vaneechoutte. 2003. Comparison of five genotypic techniques for identification of optochin-resistant pneumococcal-like isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41: 3521-3525. doi. pdf.

 

84. Oliveira, M. J., J. Van Damme, T. Lauwaet, V. De Corte, G. De Bruyne, G. Verschraegen, M. Vaneechoutte, M. Goethals, M. R. Ahmadian, O. Muller, J. Vandekerckhove, M. Mareel, and A. Leroy. 2003. Beta-casein-derived peptides, produced by bacteria, stimulate cancer cell invasion and motility. EMBO J. 22: 6161-6173. doi. pdf.

 

83. Nemec, A., L. Dijkshoorn, D. Janssens, T. De Baere, T. J. K. van der Reijden, P. Jezek, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2003. Acinetobacter parvus sp. nov., a small colony forming species isolated from human specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1563-1567. doi. pdf.

 

#*82. Delesalle, C., P. Deprez, L. Vanbrantegem, M. Vaneechoutte, A. Decostere, and R. Ducatelle. 2003. Emphysematous gastritis associated with Clostridium septicum in a horse. J. Vet. Intern. Med. 17: 115-118. doi. pdf.

 

81. Vergauwen, B., F. Pauwels, M. Vaneechoutte, and J. Van Beeumen. 2003. Exogenous glutathione completes the defense against oxidative stress in Haemophilus influenzae. J. Bacteriol. 185: 1572-1581. doi. pdf.

 

80. Wauters, G., T. De Baere, A. Willems, E. Falsen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2003. Description of Comamonas aquatica comb. nov. and Comamonas kerstersii sp. nov. for two subgoups of Comamonas terrigena and emended description of Comamonas terrigena. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 859-862. doi. pdf.

 

79. Baele, M., L. A. Devriese, M., Vancanneyt, M. Vaneechoutte, C. Snauwaert, J. Swings, and F. Haesebrouck. 2003. Emended species description of Streptococcus ferus isolated from pigs and rats. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 143-146. doi. pdf.

 

78. De Costere, A., K. Hermans, T. De Baere, F. Pasmans, and F. Haesebrouck. 2003. First report on Cryptococcus laurentii associated with feather loss in aviary birds. Avian Pathol. 32: 307-309. doi. pdf.

 

77. Glonti, T., M. Merabishvili, M. Tediashvili, T. Chanishvili, N. Chanishvili, P. Barrow, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2003. Morpho-serological and genetic grouping of the P. aeruginosa bacteriophages related to the PT-series. Proc. Georgian Acad. Sciences. 29: 745-753. doi. pdf.

 

 

2002

76. De Baere, T., G. Wauters, P. Kämpfer, C. Labit, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Isolation of Buttiauxella gaviniae from a spinal cord patient with urinary bladder pathology. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 3867-3870. doi. pdf.

 

75. De Baere, T., G. Claeys, D. Swinne, G. Verschraegen, A. Muylaert, C. Massonet, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Identification of cultured isolates of clinically important yeast species using fluorescent fragment length analysis of the amplified internally transcribed rRNA spacer 2 region (ITS2). BMC Microbiol. 2: 21. doi. pdf.

 

74. Storms, V., M. Baele, R. Coopman, A. Willems, T. De Baere, F. Haesebrouck, G. Verschraegen, M. Gillis, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Study of the intra- and interlaboratory reproducibility of partial single base C-sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene and its applicability for the identification of members of the genus Streptococcus. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 25: 52-59. doi. pdf.

 

73. Cetinkaya, B., M. Karahan, E. Atil, R. Kalin, T. De Baere, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Identification of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis isolates from sheep and goats by PCR. Vet. Microbiol. 88: 75-83. doi. pdf.

 

72. Devriese, L. A., M. Baele, M. Vaneechoutte, A. Martel, and F. Haesebrouck. 2002. Identification and antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus chromogenes isolates from intramammary infections of dairy cows. Vet. Microbiol. 87: 175-182. doi. pdf.

 

71. Baele, M., M. Vaneechoutte, R. Verhelst, M. Vancanneyt, L. A. Devriese, and F. Haesebrouck. 2002. Identification of Lactobacillus species using tDNA-PCR. J. Microbiol. Methods 50: 263-271. doi. pdf.

 

70. De Baere, T., A. Muylaert, E. Everaert, G. Wauters, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Bacteremia due to Moraxella atlantae in a cancer patient. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 2693-2695. doi. pdf.

 

69. De Baere, T., R. de Mendonça, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, W. Mijs, R. Verhelst, S. Rottiers, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2002. Evaluation of amplified rDNA restriction analysis (ARDRA) for the identification of cultured mycobacteria in a diagnostic laboratory. BMC Microbiol. 2: 4. doi. pdf.

 

68. Vandenbossche, I., M. Vaneechoutte, M. Vandevenne, T. De Baere, and G. Verschraegen. 2002. Susceptibility testing of fluconazole by the NCCLS broth macrodilution method, E-test, and disk diffusion for application in the routine laboratory. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 918-921. doi. pdf.

 

67. Storms, V., J. Hommez, L. A. Devriese, M. Vaneechoutte, T. De Baere, M. Baele, R. Coopman, G. Verschraegen, M. Gillis, and F. Haesebrouck. 2002. Identification of a new biotype of Actinomyces hyovaginalis in tissues of pigs during diagnostic bacteriological examination. J. Vet. Microbiol. 84: 93-102. doi. pdf.

 

 

2001

66. Vaneechoutte, M., T. De Baere, G. Wauters, S. Steyaert, G. Claeys, D. Vogelaers, and G. Verschraegen. 2001. One case each of recurrent meningitis and hemoperitoneum infection with Ralstonia mannitolilytica. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 4588-4590. doi. pdf.

 

65. Wauters, G., G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, T. De Baere, E. Vandecruys, L. Van Simaey, C. De Ganck, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. Case of catheter sepsis with Ralstonia gilardii in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 4583-4584. doi. pdf.

 

64. Chiers, K., I. Van Overbeke, E. Donné, M. Baele, R. Ducatelle, T. De Baere, and F. Haesebrouck. 2001. Detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in cultures from nasal and tonsillar swabs of pigs by a PCR assay based on the nucleotide sequence of a DsbE-like gene. Vet. Microbiol. 83: 147-159. doi. pdf.

 

63. Baele, M., K. Chiers, L. A. Devriese, H. E. Smith, H. J. Wisselink, M. Vaneechoutte, and F. Haesebrouck. 2001. The Gram positive tonsillar and nasal flora of piglets before and after weaning. J. Appl. Microbiol. 91: 997-1003. doi. pdf.

 

62. Vaneechoutte, M., and M. Heyndrickx. 2001. Application and analysis of ARDRA patterns in bacterial identification, taxonomy and phylogeny. Pp. 211-247, In: New Approaches for Analysis of Microbial Typing Data (Dijkshoorn, L., K. Towner, and M. Struelens, Eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ISBN 0444 507 40X. doi. pdf.

 

61. van Kempen, M., I. Dhooge, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Claeys. 2001. Turnover of Haemophilus influenzae isolates in otitis-prone children. Acta Otorhinolaryngol. Belg. 55: 83-86. doi. pdf.

 

60. Vergauwen, B., F. Pauwels, M. Vaneechoutte and J. J. van Beeumen. 2001. Probing mycothiol for completing the Mycobacterium tuberculosis AhpC enzymic peroxidatic cycle. Arch. Physiol. Biochem. 113: B22 Not in PubMed. doi. pdf.

 

59. Nemec, A., T. De Baere, I. Tjernberg, M. Vaneechoutte, T. J. K. van der Reijden, and L. Dijkshoorn. 2001. Acinetobacter ursingii sp. nov. and Acinetobacter schindleri sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1891-1899. doi. pdf.

 

58. Baele, M., V. Storms, F. Haesebrouck, L. A. Devriese, M. Gillis, G. Verschraegen, T. De Baere, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. Application and evaluation of the interlaboratory reproducibility of tRNA intergenic length polymorphism analysis (tDNA-PCR) for identification of species of the genus Streptococcus. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 1436-1442. doi. pdf.

 

57. De Baere, T., G. Wauters, A. Huylenbroeck, G. Claeys, R. Peleman, G. Verschraegen, D. Allemeersch, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. Isolations of Leclercia adecarboxylata from a patient with a chronically inflamed gallbladder and from a patient with sepsis without focus. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 1674-1675. doi. pdf.

 

56. De Gheldre, Y., M. J. Struelens, Y. Glupczynski, P. De Mol, N. Maes, C. Nonhoff, H. Chetoui, C. Sion, O. Ronveaux, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. National epidemiologic surveys of Enterobacter aerogenes in Belgian hospitals from 1996 to 1998. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 889-896. doi. pdf.

 

55. De Baere, T., S. Steyaert, G. Wauters, P. De Vos, J. Goris, T. Coenye, T. Suyama, G. Verschraegen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. Classification of Ralstonia pickettii biovar 3/'thomasii' strains (Pickett 1994) and of new isolates related to nosocomial recurrent meningitis as Ralstonia mannitolytica sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 547-558. doi. pdf.

 

54. De Baere, T., M. Moerman, L. Rigouts, C. Dhooge, H. Vermeersch, G. Verschraegen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2001. Mycobacterium interjectum as causative agent of cervical lymphadenitis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 725-727. doi. pdf.

 

53. Vanpoucke, H., T. De Baere, G. Claeys, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Verschraegen. 2001. Evaluation of six commercial assays for the rapid detection of Clostridium difficile toxin and/or antigen in stool specimens. Clin. Microbiol. Infection 7: 55-64. doi. pdf.

 

 

2000

52. Devriese, L. A., P. Riegel, J. Hommez, M. Vaneechoutte, T. De Baere, and F. Haesebrouck. 2000. Identification of Corynebacterium glucuronolyticum strains from the genital tract of humans and pigs. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 4657-4659. Erratum: J. Clin. Microbiol. 2001. 39: 1686. doi. pdf.

 

51. Vaneechoutte, M., L. A. Devriese, L. Dijkshoorn, B. Lamote, P. Deprez, G. Verschraegen, and F. Haesebrouck. 2000. Acinetobacter baumannii infected vascular catheters in a horse clinic. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 4280-4281. doi. pdf.

 

50. Dhooge, I., M. Vaneechoutte, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, and P. Van Cauwenberge. 2000. Turnover of Haemophilus influenzae isolates in otitis-prone children. Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol. 54: 7-12. doi. pdf.

 

49. Baele, M., P. Baele, M. Vaneechoutte, V. Storms, P. Butaye, L. A. Devriese, G. Verschraegen, M. Gillis, and F. Haesebrouck. 2000. Application of tRNA intergenic spacer PCR for the identification of Enterococcus species. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 4201-4207. doi. pdf.

 

48. Vaneechoutte, M., G. Claeys, S. Steyaert, T. De Baere, R. Peleman, and G. Verschraegen. 2000. Isolation of Moraxella canis from an ulcerated metastatic lymph node. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 3870-3871. doi. pdf.

 

47. De Baere, T., G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, L.A. Devriese, M. Baele, B. Van Vlem, R. Vanholder, C. Dequidt, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2000. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis peritonitis due to Enterococcus cecorum. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 3511-3512. doi. pdf.

 

46. Claeys, G., G. Verschraegen, T. De Baere, and M. Vaneechoutte. 2000. PER-1 β lactamase- producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in an Intensive Care Unit. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 45: 924-925. doi. pdf.

 

45. Hermans, K., F. Haesebrouck, M. Vaneechoutte, L. A. Devriese, C. Godard, and P. De Herdt. 2000. Differentation between high and low virulence Staphylococcus aureus strains from rabbits by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD)-analysis. Vet. Microbiol. 72: 311-319. doi. pdf.

 

44. Baele, M., M. Vanrobaeys, M. Vaneechoutte, P. De Herdt, L. A. Devriese, and F. Haesebrouck. 2000. Genomic fingerprinting of pigeon Streptococcus gallolyticus strains of differing virulence by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis. Vet. Microbiol. 71: 103-111. doi. pdf.

 

Vaneechoutte, M. 2000. The scientific origin of life. Considerations on the evolution of information, leading to an alternative proposal for explaining the origin of the cell, a semantically closed system. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 901: 139-147. Closure: Emergent organizations and their dynamics. J.L.R. Chandler & G. Van de Vijver, Eds., New York. pdf.

 

# Vaneechoutte, M. 2000. Experience, awareness and consciousness: suggestions for definitions as offered by an evolutionary approach. Foundations of Science 5: 429-456. doi. pdf.

 

Vaneechoutte, M. 2000. Report of the Symposium ‘Water and Human Evolution’. Human Evolution 15:3-4, 243-251.

 

1999

43. Vaneechoutte, M., I. Tjernberg, F. Baldi, M. Pepi, R. Fani, E. R. Sullivan, J. van der Toorn, and L. Dijkshoorn. 1999. Oil-degrading Acinetobacter strain RAG-1 and strains described as 'Acinetobacter venetianus sp. nov.' belong to the same genomic species. Res. Microbiol. 150: 69-73. doi. pdf.

 

42. Sabbe, L. J. M., D. Van de Merwe, L. Schouls, A. Bergmans, M. Vaneechoutte, and P. Vandamme. 1999. Clinical spectrum of infections due to the newly described Actinomyces species A. turicensis, A. radingae and A. europaeus. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 8-13. doi. pdf.

 

41. Hommez, J., L. A. Devriese, M. Vaneechoutte, P. Riegel, P. Butaye, and F. Haesebrouck. 1999. Identification of nonlipophilic corynebacteria isolated from dairy cows with mastitis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 954-957. doi. pdf.

 

40. Dhooge, I., D. Van Damme, M. Vaneechoutte, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, and P. Van Cauwenberghe. 1999. Role of nasopharyngeal bacterial flora in the evaluation of recurrent middle ear infections in children. Clin. Microbiol. Infection. 5: 530-534. doi. pdf.

 

39. Vaneechoutte, M. 1999. A plea for caution with regard to the applicability of PCR for direct detection. Letter to the Editor. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 3081. Relative to the publication of: "Bergeron, M. G., and M. Ouellette. 1998. Preventing antibiotic resistance through rapid genotypic identification of bacteria and of their antibiotic resistance genes in the clinical microbiology laboratory. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 2169-2172." doi. pdf.

 

38. Vaneechoutte, M., L. Vauterin, B. van Harsselaar, L. Dijkshoorn, and P. De Vos. 1999. Considerations in evaluation of the applicability of DNA fingerprinting techniques for species differentiation. Letter to the Editor. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 3428-3429. Relative to the publication of: "Koeleman J. G. M., J. Stoof, D. J. Biesmans, P. H. M. Savelkoul, and C. M. J. E. Vandenbroucke-Grauls. 1998. Comparison of amplified rDNA restriction analysis, random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis, and amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting for identification of Acinetobacter genomic species and typing of Acinetobacter baumannii. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 2522-2529." doi. pdf.

 

37. Steyaert, S., R. Peleman, M. Vaneechoutte, T. De Baere, G. Claeys, and G. Verschraegen. 1999. Septicemia in neutropenic patients infected with Clostridium tertium resistant to cefepime and other expanded-spectrum cephalosporins. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 3778-3779. doi. pdf.

 

 

1998

36. Louagie, H., M. Struelens, R. De Ryck, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, D. Vogelaers, N. Lameire, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1998. Problems in diagnosis and treatment of S. haemolyticus endocarditis in a hemodialysis patient. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 4: 44-48. doi. pdf.

 

35. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Boerlin, H.-V. Tichy, E. Bannerman, B. Jäger, and J. Bille. 1998. Comparison of PCR-based DNA fingerprinting techniques for the identification of Listeria species and their use for atypical Listeria isolates. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 127-139. doi. pdf.

 

34. Dijkshoorn, L., B. van Harsselaar, I. Tjernberg, P. J. M. Bouvet, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1998. Evaluation of amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis for identification of Acinetobacter genomic species. System. Appl. Microbiol. 21: 33-39. doi. pdf.

 

33. Claeys, G., T. De Baere, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Verschraegen. 1998. Caz-hi, an extended-spectrum TEM β-lactamase (TEM-61), is derived from Caz-lo (TEM-11) by in vivo-selection. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 42: 3328-3329. doi. pdf.

 

32. Vaneechoutte, M., D. De Bleser, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, T. De Baere, J. Hommez, L. Devriese, and Ph. Riegel. 1998. Cardioverter-lead electrode infection due to Corynebacterium amycolatum. Clin. Infect. Dis. 21: 1553-1554. doi. pdf.

 

Vaneechoutte, M., and J.R. Skoyles. 1998. The memetic origin of language: humans as musical primates. J. Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission 2. doi. pdf.

 

 

1997

31. Vaneechoutte, M., and J. Van Eldere. 1997. The possibilities and limitations of nucleic acid amplification technology in diagnostic microbiology. J. Med. Microbiol. 46: 188-194. doi. pdf.

 

30. Reischl, U., B. Haber, W. Vandezande, T. De Baere, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1997. Long term storage of unamplified complete PCR mixtures. BioTechniques 23: 580-584. doi. pdf.

 

29. Maes, N., Y. De Gheldre, R. De Ryck, M. Vaneechoutte, H. Meugnier, J. Etienne, and M. Struelens. 1997. Rapid and accurate identification of Staphylococcus species by tRNA intergenic spacer length polymorphism analysis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 2477-2481. doi. pdf.

 

28. Seifert, H., L. Dijkshoorn, P. Gerner-Smidt, N. Pelzer, I. Tjernberg, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1997. Distribution of Acinetobacter species on human skin: comparison of phenotypic and genotypic identification methods. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 2819-2825. doi. pdf.

 

27. Deplano, A., M. Vaneechoutte, G. Verschraegen, and M. Struelens. 1997. Typing of Staphylococcus aureus and Staphylococcus epidermidis strains by PCR analysis of inter-IS256 spacer length polymorphisms. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 2580-2587. doi. pdf.

 

26. Grundmann, H. J., K. J. Towner, L. Dijkshoorn, P. Gerner-Smidt, M. Maher, H. Seifert, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1997. Multicenter study using standardized protocols and reagents for evaluation of reproducibility of PCR-based fingerprinting of Acinetobacter spp. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 3071-3077. doi. pdf.

 

25. Claeys, G., M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Verschraegen. 1997. High levels of resistance to antibiotics in Escherichia coli from Cambodian doctors during a postgraduate course. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 3: 701-702. doi. pdf.

 

Vaneechoutte, M. 1997. Bird song as a possible cultural mechanism for speciation. Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission 1. doi. pdf.

 

 

1996

24. Vaneechoutte, M. 1996. DNA fingerprinting techniques for microorganisms. A proposal for classification and nomenclature. Mol. Biotechnol. 6: 115-142. doi. pdf.

 

23. Lemaitre, D., A. Elaichouni, M. Hundhausen, G. Claeys, P. Vanhaesebrouck, M. Vaneechoutte, and G. Verschraegen. 1996. Tracheal colonization with Sphingomonas paucimobilis in mechanically ventilated neonates due to contaminated ventilator temperature probes. J. Hosp. Infection 32: 199-206. doi. pdf.

 

22. Oishi, K., H. Tanaka, F. Sonoda, S. Borann, K. Ahmed, Y. Utsunomiya, K. Watanabe, T. Nagatake, M. Vaneechoutte, G. Verschraegen, and K. Matsumoto. 1996. A monoclonal antibody reactive with a common epitope of Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis lipopolysaccharides. Clin. Diagn. Lab. Immunol. 3: 351-354. doi. pdf.

 

21. Claeys, G., H. Vanhouteghem, P. Riegel, G. Wauters, R. Hamerlynck, J. Dierick, J. De Witte, G. Verschraegen, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1996. Endocarditis of native aortic and mitral valves due to Corynebacterium accolens: report of a case and application of phenotypic and genotypic techniques for identification. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 1290-1292. doi. pdf.

 

20. Cobben, N. A. M., M. Drent, M. Jonkers, E. F. M. Wouters, M. Vaneechoutte, and E. E. Stobberingh. 1996. Outbreak of severe Pseudomonas aeruginosa respiratory infections due to contaminated nebulizers. J. Hosp. Infection. 33: 63-70. doi. pdf.

 

#19. Bernard, D., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, J. Bellon, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1996. Diagnosis of intravascular device related sepsis by a continuous monitoring blood culture system. Intensive Care Med. 22: 829-830. doi. pdf.

 

18. Vaneechoutte, M., C. P. Cartwright, E. C. Williams, B. Jäger, H.-V. Tichy, T. De Baere, A. De Rouck, and G. Verschraegen. 1996. Evaluation of 16S rRNA gene restriction analysis for the identification of cultured organisms of clinically important Clostridium species. Anaerobe 2: 249-256. Not in PubMed. doi. pdf.

 

 

1995

17. Vaneechoutte, M., L. Dijkshoorn, I. Tjernberg, A. Elaichouni, P. De Vos, G. Claeys, and G. Verschraegen. 1995. Identification of Acinetobacter genomic species by amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 11-15. doi. pdf.

 

16. Kellens, J., M. Persoons, M. Vaneechoutte, F. van Tiel, and E. Stobberingh. 1995. Evidence for lectin-mediated adherence of Moraxella catarrhalis. Infection 23: 37-41. doi. pdf.

 

15. Vaneechoutte, M., A. Elaichouni, K. Maquelin, G. Claeys, A. Van Liedekerke, H. Louagie, G. Verschraegen, and L. Dijkshoorn. 1995. Comparison of arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction and cell envelope protein electrophoresis for analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii and A. junii outbreaks. Res. Microbiol. 146: 457-465. doi. pdf.

 

14. van Belkum, A., J. Kluytmans, W. van Leeuwen, R. Bax, W. Quint, E. Peters, A. Fluit, C. Vanderbroucke-Grauls, A. van den Brule, H. Koeleman, W. Melchers, J. Meis, A. Elaichouni, M. Vaneechoutte, F. Moonens, N. Maes, M. Struelens, F. Tenover, and H. Verburgh. 1995. Multi-center evaluation of arbitrarily primed PCR for typing of Staphylococcus aureus strains. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 1537-1547. Not in PubMed searching Vaneechoutte. doi. pdf.

 

13. Vaneechoutte, M., P. Riegel, D. de Briel, H. Monteil, G. Verschraegen, A. De Rouck, and G. Claeys. 1995. Evaluation of the applicability of amplified rDNA-restriction analysis to identification of species of the genus Corynebacterium. Res. Microbiol. 146: 633-641. doi. pdf.

 

12. Nesme, X., M. Vaneechoutte, S. Orso, B. Hoste, and J. Swings. 1995. Diversity and genetic relatedness within genera Xanthomonas and Stenotrophomonas using restriction endonuclease site differences of PCR-amplified 16S rDNA. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 18: 127-135. Not in PubMed. doi. pdf.

 

11. Verhasselt, B., G. Claeys, A. Elaichouni, G. Verschraegen, G. Laureys, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1995. A case of recurrent Flavimonas oryzihabitans bacteremia associated with an implanted central venous catheter (Port-A-Cath): Assessment of clonality by arbitrarily primed PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 3047-3048. doi. pdf.

 

 

1994

10. Elaichouni, A., J. van Emmelo, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, R. Verhelst, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1994. Study of the influence of plasmids on the arbitrary primer polymerase chain reaction fingerprint of Escherichia coli strains. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 115: 335-340. doi. pdf.

 

9. Elaichouni, A., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, M. Devleeschouwer, C. Godard, and M. Vaneechoutte. 1994. Pseudomonas aeruginosa serotype O12 outbreak studied by arbitrary primer PCR. J. Clin. Microbiol. 32: 666-671. doi. pdf.

 

 

1993

8. Vaneechoutte, M., H. De Beenhouwer, G. Claeys, G. Verschraegen, A. De Rouck, N. Paepe, A. Elaichouni, and F. Portaels. 1993. Identification of Mycobacterium species by using amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 2061-2065. (J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 3355). doi. pdf.

 

7. Jannes, G., M. Vaneechoutte, M. Lannoo, M. Gillis, M. Vancanneyt, P. Vandamme, G. Verschraegen, H. Van Heuverswyn, and R. Rossau. 1993. Polyphasic taxonomy leading to the proposal of Moraxella canis sp. nov. for Moraxella catarrhalis-like strains. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 438-449. doi. pdf.

 

# Vaneechoutte, M. 1993. The memetic basis for religion. (Correspondence Letter). Nature 365: 290. doi. pdf.

 

 

1992

6. Vaneechoutte, M., R. Rossau, P. De Vos, M. Gillis, D. Janssens, N. Paepe, A. De Rouck, T. Fiers, G. Claeys, and K. Kersters. 1992. Rapid identification of bacteria of the Comamonadaceae with amplified ribosomal DNA-restriction analysis (ARDRA). FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 93: 227-234. doi. pdf.

 

1991

#*5. Dratwa, M., Y. Glupczynski, N. Lameire, D. Matthys, G. Verschraegen, M. Vaneechoutte, J. Boelaert, M. Schurgers, H. Van Landuyt, D. Verbeelen, and S. Lauwers. 1991. Treatment of Gram-negative peritonitis with aztreonam in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. Rev. Infect. Dis. 13: S645-S647. doipdf.

 

 

1990

#*4. Vaneechoutte, M., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, and A.-M. Van den Abeele. 1990. Serological typing of Branhamella catarrhalis strains on the basis of lipopolysaccharide antigens. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 182-187. doipdf.

 

#*3. Vaneechoutte, M., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, B. Weise, and A.-M. Van den Abeele. 1990. Respiratory tract carrier rates of Moraxella (Branhamella) catarrhalis in adults and children and interpretation of the isolation of M. catarrhalis from sputum. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 2674-2680. doi. pdf.

 

 

1988

#*2. Vaneechoutte, M., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, and A.-M. Van den Abeele. 1988. A selective medium for Branhamella catarrhalis, with acetazolamide as a specific inhibitor of Neisseria spp. J. Clin. Microbiol. 26: 2544-2548. doipdf.

 

#*1. Vaneechoutte, M., G. Verschraegen, G. Claeys, and P. Flamen