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Jan Kluijtmans

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Jan Kluytmans did his medical training as well as specialization in Clinical Microbiology at Erasmus Medical University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The title of his PhD thesis in 1996, was: Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus: the key to preventing staphylococcal disease. 

His scientific career focuses on the epidemiology and control of nosocomial infections, with a special interest in Staphylococcus aureus, surgical site infections and antimicrobial resistance. He has been involved in many national and international guidelines on infection control, especially those dealing with the control of MRSA and the prevention of surgical site infections. In 2006 he was appointed as Professor of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control at the VU university medical center in Amsterdam. In 2014 he moved to the University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center, where he leads several work packages within the Combacte program. In 2017 he was appointed as Professor of epidemiology of Healthcare-related infections.

Until July 2021 he worked in the Amphia Hospital in Breda/Oosterhout and St. Elisabeth Hospital and TweeSteden Hospital in Tilburg as a consultant Microbiologist.

Since October 2021 he is head of the department of medical Microbiology at the UMC Utrecht.

He has more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals and given more than 500 presentations and lectures.

 

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Recent publications

Regional spread of an atypical ESBL-producing Escherichia coli ST131H89 clone among different human and environmental reservoirs in Western Switzerland. Romain Martischang, Helena Seth-Smith, Tess D Verschuuren, Delphine Héquet, Nadia Gaïa, Patrice François, Ad C Fluit, Jan A J W Kluytmans, Salome N Seiffert, Evelina Tacconelli, Abdessalam Cherkaoui, Stephan Harbarth, Adrian Egli, Philipp Kohler
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2024, vol. 68, p.1-7
Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination to prevent febrile and respiratory illness in adults (BRACE) Laure Pittet, Nicole Messina, Ellie McDonald, Francesca Orsini, Simone Barry, Marc Bonten, John Campbell, Julio Croda, Mariana G. Croda, Margareth Dalcolmo, Kaya Gardiner, Amanda Gwee, Bruno Jardim, Marcus V.G. Lacerda, Michaela Lucas, David J. Lynn, Laurens Manning, Kirsten Perrett, Jeffrey J. Post, Cristina Prat-Aymerich, Peter C. Richmond, Jorge L. Rocha, Jesus Rodriguez-Baño, Adilia Warris, Nicholas J. Wood, Andrew Davidson, Nigel Curtis, Tenaya Jamieson, Nicole Messina, Thilanka Morawakage, Susan Perlen, Kirsten Perrett, Laure Pittet, Amber Sastry, Jia Wei Teo, Katherine Lee, Cecilia Moore, Suzanna Vidmar, Rashida Ali, Ross Dunn, Peta Edler, Grace Gell, Casey Goodall, Richard Hall, Ann Krastev, Axel Janssen, Darren Troeman, Jan Kluytmans, Nienke Paternotte, Bob Meek,
EClinicalMedicine, 2024, vol. 72
One Health surveillance of colistin-resistant Enterobacterales in Belgium and the Netherlands between 2017 and 2019 Sien De Koster, Basil Britto Xavier, Christine Lammens, Natascha Perales Selva, Stefanie van Kleef-Van Koeveringe, Samuel Coenen, Youri Glupczynski, Isabel Leroux-Roels, Wouter Dhaeze, Christian J.P.A. Hoebe, Jeroen Dewulf, Arjan Stegeman, Marjolein Kluytmans-Van den Bergh, Jan Kluytmans, Herman Goossens,
PLoS ONE, 2024, vol. 19
Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among healthcare workers in Dutch hospitals after the 2020 first wave: a multicentre cross-sectional study with prospective follow-up Claudia Recanatini, Corine H GeurtsvanKessel, Suzan D Pas, Els M Broens, Martje Maas, Rosa van Mansfeld, Anne J G Mutsaers-van Oudheusden, Miranda van Rijen, Emile F Schippers, Arjan Stegeman, Adriana Tami, Karin Ellen Veldkamp, Hannah Visser, Andreas Voss, Marjolijn C A Wegdam-Blans, Heiman F L Wertheim, Peter C Wever, Marion P G Koopmans, Jan A J W Kluytmans, Marjolein F Q Kluytmans-van den Bergh,
Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 2023, vol. 12
Cohort profile of PLUTO Nikki de Mul, Diede Verlaan, Jelle P Ruurda, Wilhelmina M U van Grevenstein, Jeroen Hagendoorn, Gert-Jan de Borst, Menno R Vriens, Remco de Bree, Ronald P Zweemer, Charles Vogely, Jelle L G Haitsma Mulier, Lisette M Vernooij, Johannes B Reitsma, Marcel R de Zoete, Janetta Top, Jan A J Kluijtmans, Imo E Hoefer, Peter Noordzij, Thijs Rettig, Marije Marsman, Anne Marie G A de Smet, Lennie Derde, Judith van Waes, Mienke Rijsdijk, Willem Jan M Schellekens, Marc J M Bonten, Arjen J C Slooter, Olaf L Cremer
BMJ Open, 2023, vol. 13
ESCMID/EUCIC clinical practice guidelines on perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in patients colonized by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria before surgery Elda Righi, Nico T. Mutters, Xavier Guirao, Maria Dolores del Toro, Christian Eckmann, Alex W. Friedrich, Maddalena Giannella, Jan Kluytmans, Elisabeth Presterl, Eirini Christaki, Elizabeth L.A. Cross, Alessandro Visentin, Gabriele Sganga, Constantinos Tsioutis, Evelina Tacconelli
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2023, vol. 29, p.463-479