BCCM/IHEM publications


Gautier M, Ranque S, Normand AC, Becker P, Packeu A, Cassagne C, L’Ollivier C, Hendrickx M, Piarroux R (2014) MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry: revolutionizing clinical laboratory diagnosis of mould infections Clinical Microbiology and Infection, doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12750.

Becker P, De Bel A, Martiny D, Ranque S, Piarroux R, Cassagne C, Detandt M, Hendrickx M (2014) Identification of filamentous fungi isolates by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry: clinical evaluation of an extended reference spectra library. Medical Mycology 52: 826-834.

Triest D, Stubbe D, De Cremer K, Piérard D, Detandt M, Hendrickx M (2014) Banana infecting fungus, Fusarium musae, is also an opportunistic human pathogen: are bananas potential carriers and source of fusariosis? Mycologia, pii: 14-174.

Packeu A, De Bel A, L’Ollivier C, Ranque S, Detandt M, Hendrickx M (2014) Fast and accurate identification of dermatophytes by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry: validation in the clinical lab. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 52(9): 3440-3443.

Dhieb C, Normand AC, L’Ollivier C, Avellan-Gauthier M, Vranckx K, El Euch D, Hendrickx M, Sadfi N, Piarroux R, Ranque S (2014) Comparison of MALDI TOF Mass Spectra with Microsatellite Length Polymorfisms in Candida albicans. Journal of Mass Spectrometry, doi 10.1002/jms.3538.

Becker P, Stubbe D, Claessens J, Roesems S, Bastin Y, Planard C, Cassagne C, Piarroux R, Hendrickx M (2014) Quality control in culture collections: confirming identity of filamentous fungi by MALDI-TOF MS. Mycoscience, doi 10.1016/j.myc.2014.08.002.

Triest D, Stubbe D, De Cremer K, Piérard D, Normand AC, Piarroux R, Detandt M, Hendrickx M (2014) Use of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of moulds of the Fusarium genus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, pii: JCM.02213-14.



Savini, V., Hendrickx, M., Sisti, M., Masciarelli, G., Favaro, M., fontana, C., Pitzurra, L., Arzeni, D., Astolfi, D., Catavitello, C., Polilli, E., Farina, C., Fazii, P., D'antonio, D., and Stubbe, D., 2013. An atypical, pigment-producing Metschnikowia strain from a leukaemia patient. Med Mycol 51, 438-443.

Beguin, H., Goens, K., Hendrickx, M., Planard, C., Stubbe, D., and Detandt, M., 2013. Is Trichophyton simii endemic to the Indian subcontinent? Med Mycol 51, 444-448.

L'ollivier, C., Cassagne, C., Normand, A.C., Bouchara, J.P., Contet-Audonneau, N., Hendrickx, M., Fourquet, P., Coulibaly, O., Piarroux, R., and Ranque, S., 2013. A MALDI-TOF MS procedure for clinical dermatophyte species identification in the routine laboratory. Med Mycol 51, 713-720.

Packeu, A., Hendrickx, M., Beguin, H., Martiny, D., Vandenberg, O., and Detandt, M., 2013. Identification of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex species using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Med Mycol 51, 580-585.




Stubbe, D., Wang, X.H., and Verbeken, A., 2012. New combinations in Lactifluus. 2. L. subg. Gerardii. Mycotaxon 119, 483-485.

Beguin, H., Pyck, N., and Detandt, M., 2012. Tritirachium, a hyphomycetous genus belonging to the Basidiomycota. Nova Hedwigia 94, 139-152.

Wang, X.H., Stubbe, D., and Verbeken, A., 2012. Lactifluus parvigerardii sp. nov., a new link towards the pleurotoid habit in Lactifluus subgen. Gerardii (Russulaceae, Russulales). Cryptogamie-Mycologie 33.

Montoya, P., Bandala, V.M., Haug, I., and Stubbe, D., 2012. A new species of Lactarius (subgenus Gerardii) from two relict Fagus grandifolia var. mexicana populations in Mexican montane cloud forests. Mycologia 104, 175-181.

Stubbe, D., Le Huyen, Wang, X.H., Nuytinck, J., Van de Putte, K., and Verbeken, A., 2012. The Australasian species of Lactarius subgenus Gerardii (Russulales). Fungal Diversity 52, 141-167.

Van den Bossche, D., De Bel, A., Hendrickx, M., De Becker, A., Jacobs, R., Naessens, A., and Piérard, D., 2012. Galactomannan Enzymatic Immunoassay Cross-Reactivity Caused by Prototheca Species. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50, 3371-3373.

Stubbe, D. and Verbeken, A., 2012. Lactarius subg. Plinthogalus: The European taxa and American varieties of L. lignyotus re-evaluated. Mycologia 104, 1490-1501.

Packeu, A., Lebecque, P., Rodriguez-Villalobos, H., Boeras, A., Hendrickx, M., Bouchara, J.P., and Symoens, F., 2012. Molecular typing and antifungal susceptibility of Exophiala species isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis. J.Med Microbiol 61, 1226-1233.

Beguin, H., Pyck, N., Hendrickx, M., Planard, C., Stubbe, D., and Detandt, M., 2012. The taxonomic status of Trichophyton quinckeanum and T. interdigitale revisited: a multigene phylogenetic approach. Med Mycol 50, 871-882.

Hendrickx, M., Beguin, H., and Detandt, M., 2012. Genetic re-identification and antifungal susceptibility testing of Aspergillus section Nigri strains of the BCCM/IHEM collection. Mycoses 55, 148-155.

Van Rooij P., Declercq, J., and Beguin, H., 2012. Canine dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton rubrum: an example of man-to-dog transmission. Mycoses 55, e15-e17.



Symoens, F., Jousson, O., Planard, C., Fratti, M., Staib, P., Mignon, B., and Monod, M., 2011. Molecular analysis and mating behaviour of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes species complex. Int J Med Microbiol 301, 260-266.

Hendrickx, M., Goffinet, J.S., Swinne, D., and Detandt, M., 2011. Screening of strains of the Candida parapsilosis group of the BCCM/IHEM collection by MALDI-TOF MS. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 70, 544-548.


2000 – 2010

Jacobs, B., Pyck, N., and Smets, E., 2010. Phylogeny of the Linnaea clade: are Abelia and Zabelia closely related? Mol Phylogenet Evol 57, 741-752.

Swinne, D., Nolard, N., Van Rooij, P., and Detandt, M., 2009. Bloodstream yeast infections: a 15-month survey. Epidemiol Infect 137, 1037-1040.

Van Rooij P., Detandt, M., and Nolard, N., 2006. Trichophyton mentagrophytes of rabbit origin causing family incidence of kerion: an environmental study. Mycoses 49, 426-430.

Symoens, F., Willenz, P., Rouma, V., Planard, C., and Nolard, N., 1989. Isoelectric focusing applied to taxonomic differentiation of the Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex and the related Trichophyton interdigitale. Mycoses 32, 652-663.

Hagen, F., Illnait-Zaragozi, M.T., Bartlett, K.H., Swinne, D., Geertsen, E., Klaassen, C.H., Boekhout, T., and Meis, J.F., 2010. In vitro antifungal susceptibilities and amplified fragment length polymorphism genotyping of a worldwide collection of 350 clinical, veterinary, and environmental Cryptococcus gattii isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54, 5139-5145.

Swinne, D., Nolard, N., Van Rooij, P., and Detandt, M., 2009. Bloodstream yeast infections: a 15-month survey. Epidemiol Infect 137, 1037-1040.

Labriola, L., V B, Ercam, Swinne, D., and Jadoul, M., 2009. Successful treatment with voriconazole of prolonged Paecilomyces lilacinus fungemia in a chronic hemodialyzed patient. Clin Nephrol 71, 355-358.

Vervaeke, S., Vandamme, K., Boone, E., De Laere, E., Swinne, D., and Surmont, I., 2008. A case of Candida lambica fungemia misidentified as Candida krusei in an intravenous drug abuser. Med Mycol 46, 853-856.

Viviani, M.A., Cogliati, M., Esposto, M.C., Lemmer, K., Tintelnot, K., Colom Valiente, M.F., Swinne, D., Velegraki, A., and Velho, R., 2006. Molecular analysis of 311 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from a 30-month ECMM survey of cryptococcosis in Europe. FEMS Yeast Res 6, 614-619.

Swinne, D., Watelle, M., and Nolard, N., 2005. In vitro activities of voriconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and amphotericin B against non Candida albicans yeast isolates. Rev Iberoam Micol 22, 24-28.

Neyra, E., Fonteyne, P.A., Swinne, D., Fauche, F., Bustamante, B., and Nolard, N., 2005. Epidemiology of human sporotrichosis investigated by amplified fragment length polymorphism. J Clin Microbiol 43, 1348-1352.

Bauwens, L., Vercammen, F., Wuytack, C., Van Looveren, K., and Swinne, D., 2004. Isolation of Cryptococcus neoformans in Antwerp Zoo's nocturnal house
11. Mycoses 47, 292-296.

Swinne, D., Watelle, M., Suetens, C., Mertens, K., Fonteyne, P.A., and Nolard, N., 2004. A one-year survey of candidemia in Belgium in 2002. Epidemiol Infect 132, 1175-1180.

Bauters, T.G., Swinne, D., Stove, V., and Nelis, H.J., 2003. Detection of single cells of Cryptococcus neoformans in clinical samples by solid-phase cytometry
15. J Clin Microbiol . 41, 1736-1737.

Van Esbroeck M., Wuytack, C., Van Looveren, K., and Swinne, D., 2003. Isolation of Onychocola canadensis from four cases of onychomycosis in Belgium. Acta Clin Belg 58, 190-192.

Bauters, T.G., Swinne, D., Boekhout, T., Noens, L., and Nelis, H.J., 2002. Repeated isolation of Cryptococcus laurentii from the oropharynx of an immunocompromized patient
18. Mycopathologia 153, 133-135.

Martins-Nishikawa, M., Trilles, L., Symoens, F., Swinne, D., and Nolard, N., 2002. Prevalence of Candida dubliniensis in the BCCM/IHEM Biomedical Fungi/Yeasts culture collection (isolates before 1990). Med Mycol 40, 443-445.

De Baere, T., Claeys, G., Swinne, D., Verschraegen, G., Muylaert, A., Massonet, C., and Vaneechoutte, M., 2002. Identification of cultured isolates of clinically important yeast species using fluorescent fragment length analysis of the amplified internally transcribed rRNA spacer 2 region (ITS2). BMC Microbiol 2, 21.

Ostyn, B., Noe, A., Swinne, D., Ieven, M., and Colebunders, R., 2002. A multidrug, including voriconazole, resistant oral Candida infection in an AIDS patient effectively treated with echinocandin. J Infect 44, 57-58.

Swinne, D., Watelle, M., Van der Flaes, M., and Nolard, N., 2004. In vitro activities of voriconazole (UK-109, 496), fluconazole, itraconazole and amphotericin B against 132 non-albicans bloodstream yeast isolates (CANARI study). Mycoses 47, 177-183.

Chandenier, J., Adou-Bryn, K.D., Douchet, C., Sar, B., Kombila, M., Swinne, D., Therizol-Ferly, M., Buisson, Y., and Richard-Lenoble, D., 2004. In vitro activity of amphotericin B, fluconazole and voriconazole against 162 Cryptococcus neoformans isolates from Africa and Cambodia
13. Eur.J.Clin.Microbiol Infect Dis 23, 506-508.


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