Rita Verhelst
Rita Verhelst
Independent Researcher
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Cloning of 16S rRNA genes amplified from normal and disturbed vaginal microflora suggests a strong association between Atopobium vaginae, Gardnerella vaginalis and bacterial …
R Verhelst, H Verstraelen, G Claeys, G Verschraegen, J Delanghe, ...
BMC microbiology 4 (1), 16, 2004
Longitudinal analysis of the vaginal microflora in pregnancy suggests that L. crispatus promotes the stability of the normal vaginal microflora and that L. gasseri and/or L …
H Verstraelen, R Verhelst, G Claeys, E De Backer, M Temmerman, ...
BMC microbiology 9 (1), 116, 2009
The vaginal microbiota: what have we learned after a decade of molecular characterization?
JHHM van de Wijgert, H Borgdorff, R Verhelst, T Crucitti, S Francis, ...
PloS one 9 (8), e105998, 2014
Comparison between Gram stain and culture for the characterization of vaginal microflora: definition of a distinct grade that resembles grade I microflora and revised …
R Verhelst, H Verstraelen, G Claeys, G Verschraegen, L Van Simaey, ...
BMC microbiology 5 (1), 61, 2005
Quantitative determination by real-time PCR of four vaginal Lactobacillus species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Atopobium vaginae indicates an inverse relationship between L …
E De Backer, R Verhelst, H Verstraelen, MA Alqumber, JP Burton, ...
BMC microbiology 7 (1), 115, 2007
Association between bacterial vaginosis and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: systematic review and meta-analysis
E Gillet, JFA Meys, H Verstraelen, R Verhelst, P De Sutter, M Temmerman, ...
PloS one 7 (10), e45201, 2012
Bacterial vaginosis: an update on diagnosis and treatment
H Verstraelen, R Verhelst
Expert review of anti-infective therapy 7 (9), 1109-1124, 2009
Lactobacillus-dominated cervicovaginal microbiota associated with reduced HIV/STI prevalence and genital HIV viral load in African women
H Borgdorff, E Tsivtsivadze, R Verhelst, M Marzorati, S Jurriaans, ...
The ISME journal 8 (9), 1781-1793, 2014
The epidemiology of bacterial vaginosis in relation to sexual behaviour
H Verstraelen, R Verhelst, M Vaneechoutte, M Temmerman
BMC infectious diseases 10 (1), 1-11, 2010
Characterisation of the human uterine microbiome in non-pregnant women through deep sequencing of the V1-2 region of the 16S rRNA gene
H Verstraelen, R Vilchez-Vargas, F Desimpel, R Jauregui, ...
PeerJ 4, e1602, 2016
Antibiotic susceptibility of Atopobium vaginae
E De Backer, R Verhelst, H Verstraelen, G Claeys, G Verschraegen, ...
BMC infectious diseases 6 (1), 51, 2006
Culture-independent analysis of vaginal microflora: the unrecognized association of Atopobium vaginae with bacterial vaginosis
H Verstraelen, R Verhelst, G Claeys, M Temmerman, M Vaneechoutte
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology 191 (4), 1130-1132, 2004
HPV vaccines to prevent cervical cancer and genital warts: an update
C Dochez, JJ Bogers, R Verhelst, H Rees
Vaccine 32 (14), 1595-1601, 2014
Quantification of bacterial species of the vaginal microbiome in different groups of women, using nucleic acid amplification tests
V Jespers, J Menten, H Smet, S Poradosú, S Abdellati, R Verhelst, ...
BMC microbiology 12 (1), 83, 2012
Comparison of different sampling techniques and of different culture methods for detection of group B streptococcus carriage in pregnant women
NA El Aila, I Tency, G Claeys, B Saerens, P Cools, H Verstraelen, ...
BMC infectious diseases 10 (1), 285, 2010
Identification and genotyping of bacteria from paired vaginal and rectal samples from pregnant women indicates similarity between vaginal and rectal microflora
NA El Aila, I Tency, G Claeys, H Verstraelen, B Saerens, ...
BMC infectious diseases 9 (1), 167, 2009
Bacteremic infection with Pantoea ananatis
T De Baere, R Verhelst, C Labit, G Verschraegen, G Wauters, G Claeys, ...
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42 (9), 4393-4395, 2004
The significance of Lactobacillus crispatus and L. vaginalis for vaginal health and the negative effect of recent sex: a cross-sectional descriptive study across …
V Jespers, J van de Wijgert, P Cools, R Verhelst, H Verstraelen, ...
BMC infectious diseases 15 (1), 115, 2015
Longitudinal qPCR study of the dynamics of L. crispatus, L. iners, A. vaginae,(sialidase positive) G. vaginalis, and P. bivia in the vagina
GL dos Santos Santiago, I Tency, H Verstraelen, R Verhelst, M Trog, ...
PLoS One 7 (9), e45281, 2012
Prevalence and correlates of bacterial vaginosis in different sub-populations of women in sub-Saharan Africa: a cross-sectional study
V Jespers, T Crucitti, J Menten, R Verhelst, M Mwaura, K Mandaliya, ...
PloS one 9 (10), e109670, 2014
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