Anna M. D. (Mirjam) Kooistra-Smid

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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is one of the major causes of human gastrointestinal disease and has been implicated in sporadic cases and outbreaks of diarrhoea, haemorrhagic colitis(More)
Traditionally, laboratory detection and identification of dermatophytes consists of culture and microscopy which yields results within approximately 2-6 weeks. In 2007 our medical microbiological(More)
Conventional diagnostic methods for the detection of Salmonella enterica and Campylobacter jejuni are laborious and time-consuming procedures, resulting in final results, for the majority of(More)
A shortened DNA extraction protocol for the QIAsymphony SP was evaluated by quantitative and qualitative comparison of real-time PCR results of 150 co-extracted stool samples. The average ∆Cycle(More)
In this study we compared the QIAsymphony Sample Preparation and Assay Setup modules (Qiagen), which provide automated nucleic acid extraction and PCR setup, to the NucliSens easyMAG (bioMérieux) and(More)