Susanne Kroon

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In order to evaluate the role of sexual transmission and parenteral transmission of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in homosexual men and intravenous drug users (IVDU) serum samples from 147 homosexual men and 126 IVDU were tested for anti-HCV. Anti-HCV was found in two (1.4%) of the homosexual men and in 123 (98%) of IVDU. The presence of anti-HCV could not be(More)
The present study confirms that chlorate is toxic only to brown algae and not to species of other ecologically relevant taxa. The brown alga Ectocarpus variabilis exhibited a LOEC of 0.005 mM (0.4 mg ClO3-/liter) and an LC50 of 0.012 mM, when cultured with nitrate as a sole source of nitrogen. The toxicity to species other than brown algae as measured in(More)
During a 6-month-period, 150 patients infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) were repeatedly examined by dermatologists and dentists for lesions of skin and oral mucosa. The most frequently encountered diseases were: oral hairy leukoplakia (21%), dermatophytosis (including tinea unguium/tinea pedis et inguinalis) (20%), seborrheic dermatitis(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the sexual behaviour and the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among females attending an inner-city STD clinic before and after safer sex campaigns. SUBJECTS In 1984 981 women and in 1988 684 women were interviewed immediately after the venerological examination. SETTING Department of Dermato-Venereology,(More)
T-cell subsets, antibodies (Ab) against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and clinical status were evaluated during a 31 (24-35) month follow-up study of homosexual men. The study group included 50 homosexual men, with many sexual partners, who by 1982-83 were without symptoms and had a prevalence of HIV Ab of 38%. Among the men who were seropositive on(More)
The efficacy and safety of roxithromycin 300 mg once a day was compared with that of erythromycin 500 mg twice a day, both for seven days, in a double blind study of 281 patients (188 men, 93 women) with genitourinary chlamydial infections. At the end of the treatment 251 (89%) patients were evaluable, and at follow up two weeks later 227 (81%) were(More)
Twenty immunocompetent patients, four females and 16 males, with severe recurrent genital herpes (median number of recurrences the previous year 16, range (8-24] entered an open continuous long-term suppressive treatment with oral acyclovir (ACV) for 12 months. The study included a dose-titration schedule: (ACV, 200 mg x 4/1-3 months, ACV, 400 mg x 2/4-6(More)
  • S Kroon
  • Acta dermato-venereologica
  • 1980
Six women had symptoms of immediate type allergic reactions such as localized oedema, urticaria and pruritus elicited at, or soon after intercourse. All had positive skin prick tests with dilutions of human seminal plasma. The symptoms failed to appear when the women's partners used a condom an intercourse. None of the women had IgE antibodies in serum(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the relation between the histopathological findings in LAV/HTLV-III lymphadenitis and immunological, clinical, and serological variables. The study group included 38 consecutive homosexual men with persistent generalized lymphadenopathy (PGL) in whom lymph node biopsy was performed. The histopathological lymph(More)