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1.

Urinary tract infections in a university hospital: pathogens and antibiotic susceptibility.

Wijting IEA, Alsma J, Melles DC, Schipper EM, Schuit SCE.

Neth J Med. 2019 Aug;77(6):210-219.

2.

Risk of acquisition of human diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli virulence genes in intercontinental travellers: A prospective, multi-centre study.

van Hattem JM, Cabal A, Arcilla MS, Alvarez J, de Jong MD, Melles DC, Penders J; COMBAT consortium, Schmidt CG, Schultsz C.

Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 1:101362. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.12.005. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
30609386
3.

Two versus five days of antibiotics after appendectomy for complex acute appendicitis (APPIC): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

van den Boom AL, de Wijkerslooth EML, van Rosmalen J, Beverdam FH, Boerma EG, Boermeester MA, Bosmans JWAM, Burghgraef TA, Consten ECJ, Dawson I, Dekker JWT, Emous M, van Geloven AAW, Go PMNYH, Heijnen LA, Huisman SA, Jean Pierre D, de Jonge J, Kloeze JH, Koopmanschap MA, Langeveld HR, Luyer MDP, Melles DC, Mouton JW, van der Ploeg APT, Poelmann FB, Ponten JEH, van Rossem CC, Schreurs WH, Shapiro J, Steenvoorde P, Toorenvliet BR, Verhelst J, Versteegh HP, Wijnen RMH, Wijnhoven BPL.

Trials. 2018 May 2;19(1):263. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-2629-0.

4.

A clinical decision support system algorithm for intravenous to oral antibiotic switch therapy: validity, clinical relevance and usefulness in a three-step evaluation study.

Akhloufi H, Hulscher M, van der Hoeven CP, Prins JM, van der Sijs H, Melles DC, Verbon A.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2018 Aug 1;73(8):2201-2206. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky141.

PMID:
29718336
5.

Global phylogenetic analysis of Escherichia coli and plasmids carrying the mcr-1 gene indicates bacterial diversity but plasmid restriction.

Matamoros S, van Hattem JM, Arcilla MS, Willemse N, Melles DC, Penders J, Vinh TN, Thi Hoa N; COMBAT consortium, de Jong MD, Schultsz C.

Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 10;7(1):15364. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-15539-7.

6.

Travel-related acquisition of diarrhoeagenic bacteria, enteral viruses and parasites in a prospective cohort of 98 Dutch travellers.

van Hattem JM, Arcilla MS, Grobusch MP, Bart A, Bootsma MC, van Genderen PJ, van Gool T, Goorhuis A, van Hellemond JJ, Molenkamp R, Molhoek N, Oude Lashof AM, Stobberingh EE, de Wever B, Verbrugh HA, Melles DC, Penders J, Schultsz C, de Jong MD.

Travel Med Infect Dis. 2017 Sep;19:33-36. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2017.08.003. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

7.

Antibiotic treatment of Propionibacterium acnes endocarditis.

Verkaik NJ, Schurink CAM, Melles DC.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2018 Feb;24(2):209. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2017.07.024. Epub 2017 Aug 3. No abstract available.

8.

Development of operationalized intravenous to oral antibiotic switch criteria.

Akhloufi H, Hulscher M, Melles DC, Prins JM, van der Sijs H, Verbon A.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 Feb;72(2):543-546. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkw470. Epub 2016 Dec 20.

PMID:
27999021
9.

Import and spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae by international travellers (COMBAT study): a prospective, multicentre cohort study.

Arcilla MS, van Hattem JM, Haverkate MR, Bootsma MCJ, van Genderen PJJ, Goorhuis A, Grobusch MP, Lashof AMO, Molhoek N, Schultsz C, Stobberingh EE, Verbrugh HA, de Jong MD, Melles DC, Penders J.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2017 Jan;17(1):78-85. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30319-X. Epub 2016 Oct 14.

PMID:
27751772
10.

Prolonged carriage and potential onward transmission of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Dutch travelers.

van Hattem JM, Arcilla MS, Bootsma MC, van Genderen PJ, Goorhuis A, Grobusch MP, Molhoek N, Oude Lashof AM, Schultsz C, Stobberingh EE, Verbrugh HA, de Jong MD, Melles DC, Penders J.

Future Microbiol. 2016 Jul;11:857-64. doi: 10.2217/fmb.16.18. Epub 2016 Jun 30.

11.

Dissemination of the mcr-1 colistin resistance gene.

Arcilla MS, van Hattem JM, Matamoros S, Melles DC, Penders J, de Jong MD, Schultsz C; COMBAT consortium.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;16(2):147-9. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)00541-1. Epub 2015 Dec 18. No abstract available. Erratum in: Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;16(2):143.

PMID:
26711361
12.

Point prevalence of appropriate antimicrobial therapy in a Dutch university hospital.

Akhloufi H, Streefkerk RH, Melles DC, de Steenwinkel JE, Schurink CA, Verkooijen RP, van der Hoeven CP, Verbon A.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Aug;34(8):1631-7. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2398-6. Epub 2015 May 28.

13.

The Carriage Of Multiresistant Bacteria After Travel (COMBAT) prospective cohort study: methodology and design.

Arcilla MS, van Hattem JM, Bootsma MC, van Genderen PJ, Goorhuis A, Schultsz C, Stobberingh EE, Verbrugh HA, de Jong MD, Melles DC, Penders J.

BMC Public Health. 2014 Apr 28;14:410. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-410.

14.

Case of Shigella flexneri infection with treatment failure due to azithromycin resistance in an HIV-positive patient.

Hassing RJ, Melles DC, Goessens WH, Rijnders BJ.

Infection. 2014 Aug;42(4):789-90. doi: 10.1007/s15010-014-0594-4. Epub 2014 Feb 2. No abstract available.

PMID:
24488332
15.

Antibiotic trapping by plasmid-encoded CMY-2 β-lactamase combined with reduced outer membrane permeability as a mechanism of carbapenem resistance in Escherichia coli.

Goessens WH, van der Bij AK, van Boxtel R, Pitout JD, van Ulsen P, Melles DC, Tommassen J.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Aug;57(8):3941-9. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02459-12. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

16.

Good performance of the SpectraCellRA system for typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates.

te Witt R, Vaessen N, Melles DC, Lekkerkerk WS, van der Zwaan EA, Zandijk WH, Severin JA, Vos MC.

J Clin Microbiol. 2013 May;51(5):1434-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02101-12. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

17.

A tropical disease characterised by rapidly progressive skin lesions and haemolytic anaemia.

van Pelt ED, den Hollander JC, de Vries HJ, van Beek Y, Melles DC, van der Meijden WI, van Genderen PJ.

Neth J Med. 2011 Sep;69(9):400, 404. No abstract available.

18.

Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus from clinical and community sources are genetically diverse.

Ghasemzadeh-Moghaddam H, Ghaznavi-Rad E, Sekawi Z, Yun-Khoon L, Aziz MN, Hamat RA, Melles DC, van Belkum A, Shamsudin MN, Neela V.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2011 Apr;301(4):347-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2010.10.004. Epub 2010 Dec 30.

PMID:
21193348
19.

Binary IS typing for Staphylococcus aureus.

Budding AE, Vandenbroucke-Grauls CM, Melles DC, van Duijkeren E, Kluytmans JA, Savelkoul PH.

PLoS One. 2010 Oct 27;5(10):e13671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013671.

20.

Immune evasion cluster-positive bacteriophages are highly prevalent among human Staphylococcus aureus strains, but they are not essential in the first stages of nasal colonization.

Verkaik NJ, Benard M, Boelens HA, de Vogel CP, Nouwen JL, Verbrugh HA, Melles DC, van Belkum A, van Wamel WJ.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011 Mar;17(3):343-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-0691.2010.03227.x.

21.

Comparative genomics of epidemic versus sporadic Staphylococcus aureus strains does not reveal molecular markers for epidemicity.

Kuhn G, Koessler T, Melles DC, Francois P, Huyghe A, Dunman P, Vos MC, Zanetti G, Schrenzel J, van Belkum A, Blanc DS.

Infect Genet Evol. 2010 Jan;10(1):89-96. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2009.10.011. Epub 2009 Oct 31.

PMID:
19883797
22.

Genotypes, superantigen gene profiles, and presence of exfoliative toxin genes in clinical methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus isolates.

van Trijp MJ, Melles DC, Snijders SV, Wertheim HF, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, van Wamel WJ.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Feb;66(2):222-4. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2009.08.021. Epub 2009 Oct 13.

PMID:
19828275
23.

5 years of experience implementing a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus search and destroy policy at the largest university medical center in the Netherlands.

Vos MC, Behrendt MD, Melles DC, Mollema FP, de Groot W, Parlevliet G, Ott A, Horst-Kreft D, van Belkum A, Verbrugh HA.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2009 Oct;30(10):977-84. doi: 10.1086/605921.

PMID:
19712031
24.

Co-evolutionary aspects of human colonisation and infection by Staphylococcus aureus.

van Belkum A, Melles DC, Nouwen J, van Leeuwen WB, van Wamel W, Vos MC, Wertheim HF, Verbrugh HA.

Infect Genet Evol. 2009 Jan;9(1):32-47. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2008.09.012. Epub 2008 Oct 19. Review.

PMID:
19000784
25.

High-throughput typing of Staphylococcus aureus by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) or multi-locus variable number of tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) reveals consistent strain relatedness.

Melles DC, Schouls L, François P, Herzig S, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, Schrenzel J.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Jan;28(1):39-45. doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0585-4. Epub 2008 Jul 29.

PMID:
18663501
26.

Unusually high prevalence of panton-valentine leukocidin genes among methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus strains carried in the Indonesian population.

Severin JA, Lestari ES, Kuntaman K, Melles DC, Pastink M, Peeters JK, Snijders SV, Hadi U, Duerink DO, van Belkum A, Verbrugh HA; Antimicrobial Resistance in Indonesia, Prevalence and Prevention Study Group.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Jun;46(6):1989-95. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01173-07. Epub 2008 Apr 23.

27.

Host polymorphisms in interleukin 4, complement factor H, and C-reactive protein associated with nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and occurrence of boils.

Emonts M, Uitterlinden AG, Nouwen JL, Kardys I, Maat MP, Melles DC, Witteman J, Jong PT, Verbrugh HA, Hofman A, Hermans PW, Belkum Av.

J Infect Dis. 2008 May 1;197(9):1244-53. doi: 10.1086/533501.

PMID:
18422436
28.

Methicillin-resistant and -susceptible Staphylococcus aureus sequence type 398 in pigs and humans.

van Belkum A, Melles DC, Peeters JK, van Leeuwen WB, van Duijkeren E, Huijsdens XW, Spalburg E, de Neeling AJ, Verbrugh HA; Dutch Working Party on Surveillance and Research of MRSA-SOM.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Mar;14(3):479-83. doi: 10.3201/eid1403.070760.

29.

Host-microbe interplay in persistent Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage in HIV patients.

Melles DC, Pauw E, van den Boogaard L, Boelens HA, Peters J, Peeters JK, Witsenboer H, van Leeuwen WB, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, Nouwen JL.

Microbes Infect. 2008 Feb;10(2):151-8. doi: 10.1016/j.micinf.2007.10.017. Epub 2007 Nov 9.

PMID:
18248760
30.

Serotyping of Dutch Staphylococcus aureus strains from carriage and infection.

Melles DC, Taylor KL, Fattom AI, van Belkum A.

FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2008 Mar;52(2):287-92. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-695X.2008.00376.x. Epub 2008 Jan 22.

31.

Key role for clumping factor B in Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization of humans.

Wertheim HF, Walsh E, Choudhurry R, Melles DC, Boelens HA, Miajlovic H, Verbrugh HA, Foster T, van Belkum A.

PLoS Med. 2008 Jan 15;5(1):e17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050017.

32.

Overlapping population structures of nasal isolates of Staphylococcus aureus from healthy Dutch and American individuals.

Melles DC, Tenover FC, Kuehnert MJ, Witsenboer H, Peeters JK, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A.

J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Jan;46(1):235-41. Epub 2007 Oct 31.

33.

High density whole genome fingerprinting of methicillin-resistant and -susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus in search of phenotype-specific molecular determinants.

Savelkoul PH, Melles DC, Buffing N, Gorkink R, Simons G, van Belkum A.

J Microbiol Methods. 2007 Oct;71(1):44-54. Epub 2007 Aug 14.

PMID:
17854930
34.

Successful control of widespread methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in a large teaching hospital in the Netherlands.

van Trijp MJ, Melles DC, Hendriks WD, Parlevliet GA, Gommans M, Ott A.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2007 Aug;28(8):970-5. Epub 2007 Jun 19.

PMID:
17620246
35.

Comparison of multilocus sequence typing (MLST), pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) for genetic typing of Staphylococcus aureus.

Melles DC, van Leeuwen WB, Snijders SV, Horst-Kreft D, Peeters JK, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A.

J Microbiol Methods. 2007 May;69(2):371-5. Epub 2007 Feb 3.

PMID:
17346834
36.

Nasopharyngeal co-colonization with Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae in children is bacterial genotype independent.

Melles DC, Bogaert D, Gorkink RF, Peeters JK, Moorhouse MJ, Ott A, van Leeuwen WB, Simons G, Verbrugh HA, Hermans PW, van Belkum A.

Microbiology. 2007 Mar;153(Pt 3):686-92.

PMID:
17322188
37.

Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage is associated with glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphisms.

van den Akker EL, Nouwen JL, Melles DC, van Rossum EF, Koper JW, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Verbrugh HA, Pols HA, Lamberts SW, van Belkum A.

J Infect Dis. 2006 Sep 15;194(6):814-8. Epub 2006 Aug 8.

PMID:
16941349
38.

Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes in Staphylococcus aureus.

Melles DC, van Leeuwen WB, Boelens HA, Peeters JK, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2006 Jul;12(7):1174-5. No abstract available.

39.

Clonal distribution and differential occurrence of the enterotoxin gene cluster, egc, in carriage- versus bacteremia-associated isolates of Staphylococcus aureus.

van Belkum A, Melles DC, Snijders SV, van Leeuwen WB, Wertheim HF, Nouwen JL, Verbrugh HA, Etienne J.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Apr;44(4):1555-7.

40.

Distribution of the serine-aspartate repeat protein-encoding sdr genes among nasal-carriage and invasive Staphylococcus aureus strains.

Sabat A, Melles DC, Martirosian G, Grundmann H, van Belkum A, Hryniewicz W.

J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Mar;44(3):1135-8.

41.

The role of nasal carriage in Staphylococcus aureus infections.

Wertheim HF, Melles DC, Vos MC, van Leeuwen W, van Belkum A, Verbrugh HA, Nouwen JL.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2005 Dec;5(12):751-62. Review.

PMID:
16310147
42.

Direct detection of human Staphylococcus aureus carriage in the nose using the Lightcycler Staphylococcus kit.

Choudhurry RS, Melles DC, Eadie K, Vos M, Wertheim HF, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A, van Leeuwen WB.

J Microbiol Methods. 2006 May;65(2):354-6. Epub 2005 Sep 27.

PMID:
16194577
43.

Host- and tissue-specific pathogenic traits of Staphylococcus aureus.

van Leeuwen WB, Melles DC, Alaidan A, Al-Ahdal M, Boelens HA, Snijders SV, Wertheim H, van Duijkeren E, Peeters JK, van der Spek PJ, Gorkink R, Simons G, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A.

J Bacteriol. 2005 Jul;187(13):4584-91.

44.

Not all Staphylococcus aureus strains are equally pathogenic.

van Belkum A, Melles DC.

Discov Med. 2005 Apr;5(26):148-52.

45.

Natural population dynamics and expansion of pathogenic clones of Staphylococcus aureus.

Melles DC, Gorkink RF, Boelens HA, Snijders SV, Peeters JK, Moorhouse MJ, van der Spek PJ, van Leeuwen WB, Simons G, Verbrugh HA, van Belkum A.

J Clin Invest. 2004 Dec;114(12):1732-40.

46.

[Outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Rijnmond region: the largest outbreak in the Netherlands].

Melles DC, Hendriks WD, Ott A, Verbrugh HA.

Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2004 May 22;148(21):1038-43. Dutch.

PMID:
15185440
47.

Prevention of infections in hyposplenic and asplenic patients: an update.

Melles DC, de Marie S.

Neth J Med. 2004 Feb;62(2):45-52. Review.

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