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Comparative performance of lateral flow immunochromatography, iELISA and Rose Bengal tests for the diagnosis of cattle, sheep, goat and swine brucellosis.

Gusi AM, Bertu WJ, Jesús de Miguel M, Dieste-Pérez L, Smits HL, Ocholi RA, Blasco JM, Moriyón I, Muñoz PM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jun 19;13(6):e0007509. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007509. eCollection 2019 Jun.

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Risk Factors of Typhoid Infection in the Indonesian Archipelago.

Alba S, Bakker MI, Hatta M, Scheelbeek PF, Dwiyanti R, Usman R, Sultan AR, Sabir M, Tandirogang N, Amir M, Yasir Y, Pastoor R, van Beers S, Smits HL.

PLoS One. 2016 Jun 9;11(6):e0155286. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155286. eCollection 2016.

3.

Brucella melitensis Biovar 1 and Brucella abortus S19 Vaccine Strain Infections in Milkers Working at Cattle Farms in the Khartoum Area, Sudan.

Osman AE, Hassan AN, Ali AE, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

PLoS One. 2015 May 4;10(5):e0123374. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0123374. eCollection 2015.

4.

Brucellosis seroprevalence in Bali cattle with reproductive failure in South Sulawesi and Brucella abortus biovar 1 genotypes in the Eastern Indonesian archipelago.

Muflihanah H, Hatta M, Rood E, Scheelbeek P, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

BMC Vet Res. 2013 Nov 26;9:233. doi: 10.1186/1746-6148-9-233.

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Limitations of typhoid fever diagnostics and the need for prevention.

Smits HL.

Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2013 Mar;13(2):147-9. doi: 10.1586/erm.12.145.

PMID:
23477555
7.

A foodborne outbreak of brucellosis at a police station cafeteria, Lima, Peru.

Román K, Castillo R, Gilman RH, Calderón M, Vivar A, Céspedes M, Smits HL, Meléndez P, Gotuzzo E, Guerra H, Maves RC, Matthias MA, Vinetz JM, Saito M.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Mar;88(3):552-8. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.12-0606. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

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Control and prevention of brucellosis in small ruminants: time for action.

Smits HL.

Vet Rec. 2012 Jan;170(4):97-8. doi: 10.1136/vr.e666. No abstract available.

PMID:
22287394
9.

Serological evidence for brucellosis in Bos indicus in Nigeria.

Bertu WJ, Gusi AM, Hassan M, Mwankon E, Ocholi RA, Ior DD, Husseini BA, Ibrahim G, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2012 Feb;44(2):253-8. doi: 10.1007/s11250-011-0011-2. Epub 2011 Nov 16.

PMID:
22086409
10.

Multi-locus variable-number tandem repeat profiling of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi isolates from blood cultures and gallbladder specimens from Makassar, South-Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Hatta M, Pastoor R, Scheelbeek PF, Sultan AR, Dwiyanti R, Labeda I, Smits HL.

PLoS One. 2011;6(9):e24983. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024983. Epub 2011 Sep 15.

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Application of a point-of-care test for the serodiagnosis of typhoid fever in Nigeria and the need for improved diagnostics.

Smith SI, Bamidele M, Fowora M, Goodluck HT, Omonigbehin EA, Akinsinde KA, Fesobi T, Pastoor R, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2011 Jul 27;5(7):520-6.

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Infection of cattle in Kenya with Brucella abortus biovar 3 and Brucella melitensis biovar 1 genotypes.

Muendo EN, Mbatha PM, Macharia J, Abdoel TH, Janszen PV, Pastoor R, Smits HL.

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2012 Jan;44(1):17-20. doi: 10.1007/s11250-011-9899-9. Epub 2011 Jun 10.

PMID:
21660647
13.

Typhoid fever among hospitalized febrile children in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Wijedoru LP, Kumar V, Chanpheaktra N, Chheng K, Smits HL, Pastoor R, Nga TV, Baker S, Wuthiekanun V, Peacock SJ, Putchhat H, Parry CM.

J Trop Pediatr. 2012 Feb;58(1):68-70. doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmr032. Epub 2011 Apr 20.

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New flagellin gene for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi from the East Indonesian archipelago.

Hatta M, Sultan AR, Pastoor R, Smits HL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011 Mar;84(3):429-34. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2011.10-0605.

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Rapid test for the serodiagnosis of acute canine leptospirosis.

Abdoel TH, Houwers DJ, van Dongen AM, Adesiyun AA, Jiménez-Coelloe M, Cardoso L, Suepaul SM, Ortega-Pacheco A, Smits HL.

Vet Microbiol. 2011 May 12;150(1-2):211-3. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.01.015. Epub 2011 Jan 17. No abstract available.

PMID:
21310556
16.

Microbiological quality and antibiotic residues in informally marketed raw cow milk within the coastal savannah zone of Ghana.

Addo KK, Mensah GI, Aning KG, Nartey N, Nipah GK, Bonsu C, Akyeh ML, Smits HL.

Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Feb;16(2):227-32. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02666.x. Epub 2010 Nov 10.

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The evaluation of a user-friendly lateral flow assay for the serodiagnosis of human brucellosis in Kazakhstan.

Mizanbayeva S, Smits HL, Zhalilova K, Abdoel TH, Kozakov S, Ospanov KS, Elzer PH, Douglas JT.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Sep;65(1):14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2009.05.002.

PMID:
19679230
18.

Molecular epidemiology of Brucella genotypes in patients at a major hospital in central Peru.

Nöckler K, Maves R, Cepeda D, Draeger A, Mayer-Scholl A, Chacaltana J, Castañeda M, Espinosa B, Castillo R, Hall E, Al Dahouk S, Gilman RH, Cabeza F, Smits HL.

J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Oct;47(10):3147-55. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00900-09. Epub 2009 Aug 5.

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Prospects for the control of neglected tropical diseases by mass drug administration.

Smits HL.

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther. 2009 Feb;7(1):37-56. doi: 10.1586/14787210.7.1.37. Review.

PMID:
19622056
20.

Comparison of a flow assay for brucellosis antibodies with the reference cELISA test in West African Bos indicus.

Bronsvoort BM, Koterwas B, Land F, Handel IG, Tucker J, Morgan KL, Tanya VN, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

PLoS One. 2009;4(4):e5221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005221. Epub 2009 Apr 20.

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Comparison of culture techniques at different stages of brucellosis.

Espinosa BJ, Chacaltana J, Mulder M, Franco MP, Blazes DL, Gilman RH, Smits HL, Hall ER.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Apr;80(4):625-7.

PMID:
19346389
22.

MLVA genotyping of human Brucella isolates from Peru.

Smits HL, Espinosa B, Castillo R, Hall E, Guillen A, Zevaleta M, Gilman RH, Melendez P, Guerra C, Draeger A, Broglia A, Nöckler K.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Apr;103(4):399-402. doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.10.004. Epub 2008 Nov 21.

PMID:
19027131
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Point-of-care testing for malaria outbreak management.

Ratnawati, Hatta M, Smits HL.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Jul;102(7):699-704. doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.04.018. Epub 2008 Jun 2.

PMID:
18513771
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Brucellosis in household members of Brucella patients residing in a large urban setting in Peru.

Mendoza-Núñez M, Mulder M, Franco MP, Maas KS, Castañeda ML, Bonifacio N, Chacaltana J, Yagui E, Gilman RH, Espinosa B, Blazes D, Hall E, Abdoel TH, Smits HL; Brucellosis Working Group in Callao.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Apr;78(4):595-8.

PMID:
18385354
25.

Simple and rapid field tests for brucellosis in livestock.

Abdoel T, Dias IT, Cardoso R, Smits HL.

Vet Microbiol. 2008 Aug 25;130(3-4):312-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.01.009. Epub 2008 Feb 2.

PMID:
18321664
26.

Simple, rapid, and affordable point-of-care test for the serodiagnosis of typhoid fever.

Pastoor R, Hatta M, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Jun;61(2):129-34. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.12.014. Epub 2008 Feb 13.

PMID:
18276100
27.

Human brucellosis.

Franco MP, Mulder M, Gilman RH, Smits HL.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2007 Dec;7(12):775-86. Review.

PMID:
18045560
28.

Laboratory evaluation of a simple and rapid latex agglutination assay for the serodiagnosis of typhoid fever.

Abdoel TH, Pastoor R, Smits HL, Hatta M.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Oct;101(10):1032-8. Epub 2007 Jul 27.

PMID:
17673269
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Persistence and relapse in brucellosis and need for improved treatment.

Franco MP, Mulder M, Smits HL.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Sep;101(9):854-5. Epub 2007 Jun 29. Review. Erratum in: Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Feb;102(2):206.

PMID:
17604065
30.

Evaluation of brucellosis by PCR and persistence after treatment in patients returning to the hospital for follow-up.

Maas KS, Méndez M, Zavaleta M, Manrique J, Franco MP, Mulder M, Bonifacio N, Castañeda ML, Chacaltana J, Yagui E, Gilman RH, Guillen A, Blazes DL, Espinosa B, Hall E, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Apr;76(4):698-702.

PMID:
17426173
31.

Safety and immunogenicity of subcutaneous or intramuscular administration of a monovalent inactivated vaccine against Leptospira interrogans serogroup Icterohaemorrhagiae in healthy volunteers.

Laurichesse H, Gourdon F, Smits HL, Abdoe TH, Estavoyer JM, Rebika H, Pouliquen P, Catalina P, Dubray C, Beytout J.

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2007 Apr;13(4):395-403.

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Rapid latex agglutination test for the serodiagnosis of human brucellosis.

Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2007 Feb;57(2):123-8.

PMID:
17258083
33.

Detection of Salmonella typhi by nested polymerase chain reaction in blood, urine, and stool samples.

Hatta M, Smits HL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Jan;76(1):139-43. Erratum in: Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Aug;77(2):403.

PMID:
17255243
34.

Comparison of Brucella immunoglobulin M and G flow assays with serum agglutination and 2-mercaptoethanol tests in the diagnosis of brucellosis.

Zeytinoğlu A, Turhan A, Altuğlu I, Bilgiç A, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Clin Chem Lab Med. 2006;44(2):180-4.

PMID:
16475904
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Brucellosis in India: a deceptive infectious disease.

Smits HL, Kadri SM.

Indian J Med Res. 2005 Nov;122(5):375-84. Review.

PMID:
16456249
37.

Brucellosis is not a major cause of febrile illness in patients at public health care facilities in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam.

Nga TT, de Vries PJ, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

J Infect. 2006 Jul;53(1):12-5. Epub 2005 Nov 2.

PMID:
16269181
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Leptospirosis: an emerging health problem in Thailand.

Tangkanakul W, Smits HL, Jatanasen S, Ashford DA.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2005 Mar;36(2):281-8. Review.

PMID:
15916031
40.

Rapid serological assays for leptospirosis are of limited value in southern Vietnam.

Wagenaar JF, Falke TH, Nam NV, Binh TQ, Smits HL, Cobelens FG, de Vries PJ.

Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Dec;98(8):843-50.

PMID:
15667716
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Use of the Brucella IgM and IgG flow assays in the serodiagnosis of human brucellosis in an area endemic for brucellosis.

Irmak H, Buzgan T, Evirgen O, Akdeniz H, Demiroz AP, Abdoel TH, Smits HL.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Jun;70(6):688-94.

PMID:
15211015
42.

Immunochromatographic Brucella-specific immunoglobulin M and G lateral flow assays for rapid serodiagnosis of human brucellosis.

Smits HL, Abdoel TH, Solera J, Clavijo E, Diaz R.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2003 Nov;10(6):1141-6.

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Comparison of a dipstick assay for detection of Brucella-specific immunoglobulin M antibodies with other tests for serodiagnosis of human brucellosis.

Clavijo E, Díaz R, Anguita A, García A, Pinedo A, Smits HL.

Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2003 Jul;10(4):612-5.

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Antibody response in typhoid fever in endemic Indonesia and the relevance of serology and culture to diagnosis.

Hatta M, Mubin H, Abdoel T, Smits HL.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2002 Dec;33(4):742-51.

PMID:
12757221
45.

Simple and fast lateral flow test for classification of leprosy patients and identification of contacts with high risk of developing leprosy.

Bührer-Sékula S, Smits HL, Gussenhoven GC, van Leeuwen J, Amador S, Fujiwara T, Klatser PR, Oskam L.

J Clin Microbiol. 2003 May;41(5):1991-5.

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Establishing national goals for quality improvement.

McGlynn EA, Cassel CK, Leatherman ST, DeCristofaro A, Smits HL.

Med Care. 2003 Jan;41(1 Suppl):I16-29.

PMID:
12544813
48.

Quality improvement in the developing world.

Smits HL, Leatherman S, Berwick DM.

Int J Qual Health Care. 2002 Dec;14(6):439-40. No abstract available.

PMID:
12515329
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Evaluation of the clinical utility of a rapid blood test for human leptospirosis.

Eapen CK, Sugathan S, Kuriakose M, Abdoel T, Smits HL.

Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2002 Apr;42(4):221-5.

PMID:
12007438

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