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1.

Influence of the Aliphatic Side Chain on the Near Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Polymerization of 2-Alkyl-2-oxazolines for Biomedical Applications.

Van Guyse JFR, Cools P, Egghe T, Asadian M, Vergaelen M, Rigole P, Yan W, Benetti EM, Jerca VV, Declercq H, Coenye T, Morent R, Hoogenboom R, De Geyter N.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2019 Aug 16. doi: 10.1021/acsami.9b09999. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31381296
2.

Therapeutic efficacy of albendazole against soil-transmitted helminthiasis in children measured by five diagnostic methods.

Vlaminck J, Cools P, Albonico M, Ame S, Ayana M, Cringoli G, Dana D, Keiser J, Maurelli MP, Matoso LF, Montresor A, Mekonnen Z, Mirams G, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Pinto SA, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Thomas E, Vercruysse J, Verweij JJ, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Aug 1;13(8):e0007471. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007471. eCollection 2019 Aug.

3.

Diagnostic performance of a single and duplicate Kato-Katz, Mini-FLOTAC, FECPAKG2 and qPCR for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminths in three endemic countries.

Cools P, Vlaminck J, Albonico M, Ame S, Ayana M, José Antonio BP, Cringoli G, Dana D, Keiser J, Maurelli MP, Maya C, Matoso LF, Montresor A, Mekonnen Z, Mirams G, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Pinto SA, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Thomas E, Verweij JJ, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Aug 1;13(8):e0007446. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007446. eCollection 2019 Aug.

4.

Radicals and Ions Formed in Plasma-Treated Organic Solvents: A Mechanistic Investigation to Rationalize the Enhancement of Electrospinnability of Polycaprolactone.

Grande S, Tampieri F, Nikiforov A, Giardina A, Barbon A, Cools P, Morent R, Paradisi C, Marotta E, De Geyter N.

Front Chem. 2019 May 16;7:344. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2019.00344. eCollection 2019.

5.

Correction: Modification and optimization of the FECPAKG2 protocol for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in human stool.

Ayana M, Vlaminck J, Cools P, Ame S, Albonico M, Dana D, Keiser J, Manly H, Matoso LF, Mekonnen Z, Montresor A, Correa-Oliveira R, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Sowerby SJ, Tesfaye L, Vercruysse J, Mirams G, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 4;13(3):e0007224. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007224. eCollection 2019 Mar.

6.

Tailgut cyst: report of three cases and review of the literature.

Hufkens AS, Cools P, Leyman P.

Acta Chir Belg. 2019 Apr;119(2):110-117. doi: 10.1080/00015458.2017.1353758. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

PMID:
30776969
7.

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.

Vaneechoutte M, Guschin A, Van Simaey L, Gansemans Y, Van Nieuwerburgh F, Cools P.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2019 Mar;69(3):679-687. doi: 10.1099/ijsem.0.003200. Epub 2019 Jan 16.

PMID:
30648938
8.

Plasma Functionalization of Polycaprolactone Nanofibers Changes Protein Interactions with Cells, Resulting in Increased Cell Viability.

Asadian M, Dhaenens M, Onyshchenko I, De Waele S, Declercq H, Cools P, Devreese B, Deforce D, Morent R, De Geyter N.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Dec 12;10(49):41962-41977. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b14995. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

PMID:
30444341
9.

Evaluation of surface properties of low density polyethylene (LDPE) films tailored by atmospheric pressure non-thermal plasma (APNTP) assisted co-polymerization and immobilization of chitosan for improvement of antifouling properties.

Pandiyaraj KN, Ramkumar MC, Arun Kumar A, Padmanabhan PVA, Pichumani M, Bendavid A, Cools P, De Geyter N, Morent R, Kumar V, Gopinath P, Su PG, Deshmukh RR.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2019 Jan 1;94:150-160. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2018.08.062. Epub 2018 Aug 31.

PMID:
30423696
10.

Urogenital pathogens, associated with Trichomonas vaginalis, among pregnant women in Kilifi, Kenya: a nested case-control study.

Masha SC, Cools P, Descheemaeker P, Reynders M, Sanders EJ, Vaneechoutte M.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Nov 6;18(1):549. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3455-4.

11.

Comprehensive evaluation of stool-based diagnostic methods and benzimidazole resistance markers to assess drug efficacy and detect the emergence of anthelmintic resistance: A Starworms study protocol.

Vlaminck J, Cools P, Albonico M, Ame S, Ayana M, Bethony J, Cringoli G, Dana D, Keiser J, Maurelli MP, Montresor A, Mekonnen Z, Mirams G, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Prichard R, Rashwan N, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Thomas E, Verweij JJ, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Nov 2;12(11):e0006912. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006912. eCollection 2018 Nov.

12.

Fabrication of PEOT/PBT Nanofibers by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet Treatment of Electrospinning Solutions for Tissue Engineering.

Grande S, Cools P, Asadian M, Van Guyse J, Onyshchenko I, Declercq H, Morent R, Hoogenboom R, De Geyter N.

Macromol Biosci. 2018 Dec;18(12):e1800309. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201800309. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

PMID:
30353664
13.

Ultra-fast, sensitive and quantitative on-chip detection of group B streptococci in clinical samples.

Cai Q, Fauvart M, Wiederkehr RS, Jones B, Cools P, Goos P, Vaneechoutte M, Stakenborg T.

Talanta. 2019 Jan 15;192:220-225. doi: 10.1016/j.talanta.2018.09.041. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

PMID:
30348381
14.

Trichomonas vaginalis and HIV infection acquisition: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Masha SC, Cools P, Sanders EJ, Vaneechoutte M, Crucitti T.

Sex Transm Infect. 2019 Feb;95(1):36-42. doi: 10.1136/sextrans-2018-053713. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

15.

Modification and optimization of the FECPAKG2 protocol for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in human stool.

Ayana M, Vlaminck J, Cools P, Ame S, Albonico M, Dana D, Keiser J, Manly H, Matoso LF, Mekonnen Z, Montresor A, Correa-Oliveira R, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Sowersby SJ, Tesfaye L, Vercruysse J, Mirams G, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Oct 15;12(10):e0006655. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006655. eCollection 2018 Oct. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 4;13(3):e0007224.

16.

Effects of a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) treatment on chitosan/polyethylene oxide nanofibers and their cellular interactions.

Asadian M, Onyshchenko I, Thukkaram M, Esbah Tabaei PS, Van Guyse J, Cools P, Declercq H, Hoogenboom R, Morent R, De Geyter N.

Carbohydr Polym. 2018 Dec 1;201:402-415. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.08.092. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

PMID:
30241836
17.

Diagnostic comparison between FECPAKG2 and the Kato-Katz method for analyzing soil-transmitted helminth eggs in stool.

Moser W, Bärenbold O, Mirams GJ, Cools P, Vlaminck J, Ali SM, Ame SM, Hattendorf J, Vounatsou P, Levecke B, Keiser J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 4;12(6):e0006562. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006562. eCollection 2018 Jun.

18.

Surface Treatment of PEOT/PBT (55/45) with a Dielectric Barrier Discharge in Air, Helium, Argon and Nitrogen at Medium Pressure.

Cools P, Asadian M, Nicolaus W, Declercq H, Morent R, De Geyter N.

Materials (Basel). 2018 Mar 7;11(3). pii: E391. doi: 10.3390/ma11030391.

19.

Acrylic Acid Plasma Coated 3D Scaffolds for Cartilage tissue engineering applications.

Cools P, Mota C, Lorenzo-Moldero I, Ghobeira R, De Geyter N, Moroni L, Morent R.

Sci Rep. 2018 Mar 1;8(1):3830. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-22301-0.

20.

The optimal timing of post-treatment sampling for the assessment of anthelminthic drug efficacy against Ascaris infections in humans.

Levecke B, Easton AV, Cools P, Albonico M, Ame S, Gilleard JS, Keiser J, Montresor A, Prichard R, Vlaminck J, Vercruysse J.

Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2018 Apr;8(1):67-69. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2017.12.004. Epub 2018 Jan 13.

21.

Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum in a 27-year-old Patient with Usher Syndrome : Is there a Genetic Correlation?

Helsloot L, Reynders D, Cools P, Wauters J.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg. 2017 Jan-Mar;80(1):77-78. No abstract available.

PMID:
29364104
22.

Molecular typing of Trichomonas vaginalis isolates by actin gene sequence analysis and carriage of T. vaginalis viruses.

Masha SC, Cools P, Crucitti T, Sanders EJ, Vaneechoutte M.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Oct 30;10(1):537. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2496-7.

23.

Role of HIV exposure and infection in relation to neonatal GBS disease and rectovaginal GBS carriage: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Cools P, van de Wijgert JHHM, Jespers V, Crucitti T, Sanders EJ, Verstraelen H, Vaneechoutte M.

Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 23;7(1):13820. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13218-1.

24.

A longitudinal analysis of the vaginal microbiota and vaginal immune mediators in women from sub-Saharan Africa.

Jespers V, Kyongo J, Joseph S, Hardy L, Cools P, Crucitti T, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba G, Delany-Moretlwe S, Buyze J, Vanham G, van de Wijgert JHHM.

Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 20;7(1):11974. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12198-6.

25.

Case report: an unwanted leftover after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Stroobants E, Cools P, Somville F.

Acta Chir Belg. 2018 Jun;118(3):196-198. doi: 10.1080/00015458.2017.1346035. Epub 2017 Jul 6. Review.

PMID:
28679321
26.

Functionalized, biocompatible, and impermeable nanoscale coatings for PEEK.

Awaja F, Cools P, Lohberger B, Nikiforov AY, Speranza G, Morent R.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2017 Jul 1;76:865-870. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.03.153. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

PMID:
28482601
27.

Visceral artery pseudoaneurysms: two case reports and a review of the literature.

Abdelgabar A, d'Archambeau O, Maes J, Van den Brande F, Cools P, Rutsaert RR.

J Med Case Rep. 2017 May 4;11(1):126. doi: 10.1186/s13256-017-1291-6. Review.

28.

Women with symptoms of a urinary tract infection but a negative urine culture: PCR-based quantification of Escherichia coli suggests infection in most cases.

Heytens S, De Sutter A, Coorevits L, Cools P, Boelens J, Van Simaey L, Christiaens T, Vaneechoutte M, Claeys G.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2017 Sep;23(9):647-652. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.04.004. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

29.

Group B Streptococcus and perinatal mortality.

Cools P, Melin P.

Res Microbiol. 2017 Nov - Dec;168(9-10):793-801. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2017.04.002. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

PMID:
28435137
30.

Covalent Fluorination Strategies for the Surface Modification of Polydienes.

De Bruycker K, Delahaye M, Cools P, Winne J, Prez FED.

Macromol Rapid Commun. 2017 Jun;38(11). doi: 10.1002/marc.201700122. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

PMID:
28394488
31.

High prevalence of curable sexually transmitted infections among pregnant women in a rural county hospital in Kilifi, Kenya.

Masha SC, Wahome E, Vaneechoutte M, Cools P, Crucitti T, Sanders EJ.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 31;12(3):e0175166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175166. eCollection 2017.

32.

The role of Escherichia coli in reproductive health: state of the art.

Cools P.

Res Microbiol. 2017 Nov - Dec;168(9-10):892-901. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2017.02.002. Epub 2017 Feb 24. Review.

PMID:
28242352
33.

Effects of different sterilization methods on the physico-chemical and bioresponsive properties of plasma-treated polycaprolactone films.

Ghobeira R, Philips C, Declercq H, Cools P, De Geyter N, Cornelissen R, Morent R.

Biomed Mater. 2017 Jan 24;12(1):015017. doi: 10.1088/1748-605X/aa51d5.

PMID:
28117304
34.

Torsion of a bifid omentum as a rare cause of acute abdomen: a case report.

Dhooghe V, Reynders D, Cools P.

J Med Case Rep. 2016 Oct 19;10(1):289.

35.

Epidemic Achromobacter xylosoxidans strain among Belgian cystic fibrosis patients and review of literature.

Cools P, Ho E, Vranckx K, Schelstraete P, Wurth B, Franckx H, Ieven G, Van Simaey L, Van Daele S, Verhulst S, De Baets F, Vaneechoutte M.

BMC Microbiol. 2016 Jun 24;16(1):122. doi: 10.1186/s12866-016-0736-1. Review.

36.

Influence of non-thermal TiCl4/Ar+O2 plasma-assisted TiOx based coatings on the surface of polypropylene (PP) films for the tailoring of surface properties and cytocompatibility.

Pandiyaraj KN, Kumar AA, Ramkumar MC, Sachdev A, Gopinath P, Cools P, De Geyter N, Morent R, Deshmukh RR, Hegde P, Han C, Nadagouda MN.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2016 May;62:908-18. doi: 10.1016/j.msec.2016.02.042. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

PMID:
26952498
37.

Haemophilus influenzae biofilm formation in chronic otitis media with effusion.

Van Hoecke H, De Paepe AS, Lambert E, Van Belleghem JD, Cools P, Van Simaey L, Deschaght P, Vaneechoutte M, Dhooge I.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2016 Nov;273(11):3553-3560. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

PMID:
26946303
38.

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.

Cools P, Jespers V, Hardy L, Crucitti T, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba GF, van de Wijgert JH, Vaneechoutte M.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 26;11(1):e0148052. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148052. eCollection 2016.

39.

Correction: 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.

Duyvejonck H, Cools P, Decruyenaere J, Roelens K, Noens L, Vermeulen S, Claeys G, Decat E, Van Mechelen E, Vaneechoutte M.

PLoS One. 2015 Sep 25;10(9):e0139501. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139501. eCollection 2015. No abstract available.

40.

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.

Duyvejonck H, Cools P, Decruyenaere J, Roelens K, Noens L, Vermeulen S, Claeys G, Decat E, Van Mechelen E, Vaneechoutte M.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 21;10(8):e0132149. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0132149. eCollection 2015. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2015;10(9):e0139501.

41.

Antimicrobial nano-silver non-woven polyethylene terephthalate fabric via an atmospheric pressure plasma deposition process.

Deng X, Nikiforov AY, Coenye T, Cools P, Aziz G, Morent R, De Geyter N, Leys C.

Sci Rep. 2015 May 7;5:10138. doi: 10.1038/srep10138.

42.

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.

Jespers V, van de Wijgert J, Cools P, Verhelst R, Verstraelen H, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba GF, Mandaliya K, Menten J, Hardy L, Crucitti T; Vaginal Biomarkers Study Group.

BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 4;15:115. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-0825-z.

43.

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.

Kyongo JK, Crucitti T, Menten J, Hardy L, Cools P, Michiels J, Delany-Moretlwe S, Mwaura M, Ndayisaba G, Joseph S, Fichorova R, van de Wijgert J, Vanham G, Ariën KK, Jespers V.

Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2015 May;22(5):526-38. doi: 10.1128/CVI.00762-14. Epub 2015 Mar 11.

44.

Dual disseminated infection with Nocardia farcinica and Mucor in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report.

de Clerck F, Van Ryckeghem F, Depuydt P, Benoit D, Druwé P, Hugel A, Claeys G, Cools P, Decruyenaere J.

J Med Case Rep. 2014 Nov 20;8:376. doi: 10.1186/1752-1947-8-376.

45.

Acinetobacter gandensis sp. nov. isolated from horse and cattle.

Smet A, Cools P, Krizova L, Maixnerova M, Sedo O, Haesebrouck F, Kempf M, Nemec A, Vaneechoutte M.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Dec;64(Pt 12):4007-15. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.068791-0. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

PMID:
25225259
46.

Atopobium deltae sp. nov., isolated from the blood of a patient with Fournier's gangrene.

Cools P, Oyaert M, Vaneechoutte M, De Laere E, Vervaeke S.

Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2014 Sep;64(Pt 9):3140-5. doi: 10.1099/ijs.0.065243-0. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

PMID:
24944340
47.

Disseminated infection with Mycobacterium tilburgii in a male immunocompromised patient.

Temmerman S, Vandekerckhove L, Sermijn E, Vogelaers D, Claeys G, Vaneechoutte M, Cools P, Callens S.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 May;52(5):1777-9. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03148-13. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

48.

Sepsis with an Atopobium-like species in a patient with Fournier's gangrene.

Oyaert M, Cools P, Breyne J, Heyvaert G, Vandewiele A, Vaneechoutte M, Vervaeke S, De Laere E.

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jan;52(1):364-6. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02310-13. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

49.

Edwardsiella tarda sepsis in a live-stranded sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus).

Cools P, Haelters J, Lopes dos Santos Santiago G, Claeys G, Boelens J, Leroux-Roels I, Vaneechoutte M, Deschaght P.

Vet Microbiol. 2013 Sep 27;166(1-2):311-5. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2013.05.020. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

PMID:
23827352
50.

Longitudinal qPCR study of the dynamics of L. crispatus, L. iners, A. vaginae, (sialidase positive) G. vaginalis, and P. bivia in the vagina.

Santiago GL, Tency I, Verstraelen H, Verhelst R, Trog M, Temmerman M, Vancoillie L, Decat E, Cools P, Vaneechoutte M.

PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45281. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045281. Epub 2012 Sep 21.

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