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Comparison of collection methods for molecular detection of α-herpes viruses and Treponema pallidum, including evaluation of critical transportation conditions.

Smit PW, Heijman T, Abdallaoui ME, Bruisten SM.

Heliyon. 2019 Apr 24;5(4):e01522. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e01522. eCollection 2019 Apr.


Effect of point-of-care C-reactive protein testing on antibiotic prescription in febrile patients attending primary care in Thailand and Myanmar: an open-label, randomised, controlled trial.

Althaus T, Greer RC, Swe MMM, Cohen J, Tun NN, Heaton J, Nedsuwan S, Intralawan D, Sumpradit N, Dittrich S, Doran Z, Waithira N, Thu HM, Win H, Thaipadungpanit J, Srilohasin P, Mukaka M, Smit PW, Charoenboon EN, Haenssgen MJ, Wangrangsimakul T, Blacksell S, Limmathurotsakul D, Day N, Smithuis F, Lubell Y.

Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jan;7(1):e119-e131. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30444-3.


Transmission Dynamics of Hyper-Endemic Multi-Drug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Southeast Asian Neonatal Unit: A Longitudinal Study With Whole Genome Sequencing.

Smit PW, Stoesser N, Pol S, van Kleef E, Oonsivilai M, Tan P, Neou L, Turner C, Turner P, Cooper BS.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Jun 5;9:1197. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01197. eCollection 2018.


Status, quality and specific needs of Ebola virus diagnostic capacity and capability in laboratories of the two European preparedness laboratory networks EMERGE and EVD-LabNet.

Reusken CB, Mögling R, Smit PW, Grunow R, Ippolito G, Di Caro A, Koopmans M.

Euro Surveill. 2018 May;23(19). doi: 10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2018.23.19.17-00404.


Positive experiences of volunteers working in deployable laboratories in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak.

Belfroid E, Mollers M, Smit PW, Hulscher M, Koopmans M, Reusken C, Timen A.

PLoS One. 2018 Apr 26;13(4):e0196320. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196320. eCollection 2018.


Evaluation of whole genome sequencing and software tools for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

van Beek J, Haanperä M, Smit PW, Mentula S, Soini H.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2019 Jan;25(1):82-86. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2018.03.041. Epub 2018 Apr 11.


Recurrent tuberculosis in Finland 1995-2013: a clinical and epidemiological cohort study.

Korhonen V, Soini H, Vasankari T, Ollgren J, Smit PW, Ruutu P.

BMC Infect Dis. 2017 Nov 16;17(1):721. doi: 10.1186/s12879-017-2818-6.


Whole genome analysis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from recurrent episodes of tuberculosis, Finland, 1995-2013.

Korhonen V, Smit PW, Haanperä M, Casali N, Ruutu P, Vasankari T, Soini H.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Jun;22(6):549-54. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.03.014. Epub 2016 Mar 26.


[Recurrent epidemics of gastroenteritis caused by norovirus GI.3 in a small hotel].

Soini J, Hemminki K, Pirnes A, Roivainen M, Al-Hello H, Maunula L, Kauppinen A, Miettinen L, Smit PW, Huusko S, Toikkanen S, Rimhanen-Finne R.

Duodecim. 2016;132(2):165-71. Finnish.


Epidemiology and emm types of invasive group A streptococcal infections in Finland, 2008-2013.

Smit PW, Lindholm L, Lyytikäinen O, Jalava J, Pätäri-Sampo A, Vuopio J.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;34(10):2131-6. doi: 10.1007/s10096-015-2462-2. Epub 2015 Aug 21.


Tuberculosis in immigrants in Finland, 1995-2013.

Räisänen PE, Soini H, Vasankari T, Smit PW, Nuorti JP, Ollgren J, Ruutu P, Lyytikäinen O.

Epidemiol Infect. 2016 Jan;144(2):425-33. doi: 10.1017/S0950268815001508. Epub 2015 Jul 2.


Enhanced tuberculosis outbreak investigation using whole genome sequencing and IGRA.

Smit PW, Vasankari T, Aaltonen H, Haanperä M, Casali N, Marttila H, Marttila J, Ojanen P, Ruohola A, Ruutu P, Drobniewski F, Lyytikäinen O, Soini H.

Eur Respir J. 2015 Jan;45(1):276-9. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00125914. Epub 2014 Oct 16. No abstract available.


Evaluation of two commercially available rapid diagnostic tests for Lyme borreliosis.

Smit PW, Kurkela S, Kuusi M, Vapalahti O.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;34(1):109-113. doi: 10.1007/s10096-014-2217-5. Epub 2014 Jul 31.


Genotypic characterization and historical perspective of Mycobacterium tuberculosis among older and younger Finns, 2008-2011.

Smit PW, Haanperä M, Rantala P, Couvin D, Lyytikäinen O, Rastogi N, Ruutu P, Soini H.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Nov;20(11):1134-9. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12725.


Systematic review of the use of dried blood spots for monitoring HIV viral load and for early infant diagnosis.

Smit PW, Sollis KA, Fiscus S, Ford N, Vitoria M, Essajee S, Barnett D, Cheng B, Crowe SM, Denny T, Landay A, Stevens W, Habiyambere V, Perriens JH, Peeling RW.

PLoS One. 2014 Mar 6;9(3):e86461. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086461. eCollection 2014. Review.


Systematic review of the performance of HIV viral load technologies on plasma samples.

Sollis KA, Smit PW, Fiscus S, Ford N, Vitoria M, Essajee S, Barnett D, Cheng B, Crowe SM, Denny T, Landay A, Stevens W, Habiyambere V, Perrins J, Peeling RW.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 18;9(2):e85869. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085869. eCollection 2014. Review.


Molecular epidemiology of tuberculosis in Finland, 2008-2011.

Smit PW, Haanperä M, Rantala P, Couvin D, Lyytikäinen O, Rastogi N, Ruutu P, Soini H.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 26;8(12):e85027. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085027. eCollection 2013.


An overview of the clinical use of filter paper in the diagnosis of tropical diseases.

Smit PW, Elliott I, Peeling RW, Mabey D, Newton PN.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Feb;90(2):195-210. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0463. Epub 2013 Dec 23. Review.


The implementation of an external quality assurance method for point- of- care tests for HIV and syphilis in Tanzania.

Smit PW, Mabey D, van der Vlis T, Korporaal H, Mngara J, Changalucha J, Todd J, Peeling RW.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Nov 9;13:530. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-530.


The trade-off between accuracy and accessibility of syphilis screening assays.

Smit PW, Mabey D, Changalucha J, Mngara J, Clark B, Andreasen A, Todd J, Urassa M, Zaba B, Peeling RW.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 16;8(9):e75327. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075327. eCollection 2013.


Dried blood spots for qPCR diagnosis of acute Bartonella bacilliformis infection.

Smit PW, Peeling RW, Garcia PJ, Torres LL, Pérez-Lu JE, Moore D, Mabey D.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Nov;89(5):988-90. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0246. Epub 2013 Sep 16.


The development and validation of dried blood spots for external quality assurance of syphilis serology.

Smit PW, van der Vlis T, Mabey D, Changalucha J, Mngara J, Clark BD, Andreasen A, Todd J, Urassa M, Zaba B, Peeling RW.

BMC Infect Dis. 2013 Feb 26;13:102. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-102.


PCR-based identification of eight Lactobacillus species and 18 hr-HPV genotypes in fixed cervical samples of South African women at risk of HIV and BV.

Dols JA, Reid G, Kort R, Schuren FH, Tempelman H, Bontekoe TR, Korporaal H, Van der Veer EM, Smit PW, Boon ME.

Diagn Cytopathol. 2012 Jun;40(6):472-7. doi: 10.1002/dc.21786. Epub 2011 Oct 24.


Microarray-based identification of clinically relevant vaginal bacteria in relation to bacterial vaginosis.

Dols JA, Smit PW, Kort R, Reid G, Schuren FH, Tempelman H, Bontekoe TR, Korporaal H, Boon ME.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Apr;204(4):305.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.11.012. Epub 2011 Jan 26.


Dried fluid spots for HIV type-1 viral load and resistance genotyping: a systematic review.

Hamers RL, Smit PW, Stevens W, Schuurman R, Rinke de Wit TF.

Antivir Ther. 2009;14(5):619-29. Review.


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