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Melin Pierrette

Département des sciences biomédicales et précliniques

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ORCID
0000-0002-2159-5774
Main Referenced Co-authors
De Mol, Patrick  (91)
Hayette, Marie-Pierre  (89)
Meex, Cécile  (59)
Huynen, Pascale  (52)
Descy, Julie  (43)
Main Referenced Keywords
Group B streptococci (56); Prevention (46); Belgium (34); Group B streptococcus (29); Streptococcus agalactiae (29);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
CIRM - Centre Interdisciplinaire de Recherche sur le Médicament - ULiège [BE] (21)
Centre national de référence des streptocoques du groupe B (9)
Centre National de Référence des Streptocoques du Groupe B (3)
Centre Interfacultaire de Recherche du Médicament - CIRM (2)
Centre de référence des streptocoques du groupe B (2)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Laboratory medicine & medical technology (302)
Immunology & infectious disease (260)
Reproductive medicine (gynecology, andrology, obstetrics) (100)
Pediatrics (81)
Microbiology (44)

Publications (total 385)

The most downloaded
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Working party of experts, S. H. C., Dubois, J. J., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2003). Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Infections - Guidelines from the Belgian Health Council, 2003 (SHC.7721). Bruxelles, Belgium: Superior Health Council. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/8652

The most cited

169 citations (OpenCitations)

Da Cunha, V., Davies, M., Douarre, P.-E., MELIN, P., & Glaser, P. (2014). Streptococcus agalactiae clones infecting humans were selected and fixed through the extensive use of tetracycline. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms5544 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/179454

Sacheli, R., Philippe, C., Meex, C., MZOUGUI, S., Melin, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (17 October 2023). Occurrence of Vibrio spp. in Selected Recreational Water Bodies in Belgium during 2021 Bathing Season. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20 (20), 6932. doi:10.3390/ijerph20206932
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d'Otreppe, S., Lefèvre, P., Meex, C., DEVEY, A., Sacheli, R., Gerard, M., & Melin, P. (2023). Multicenter Performance Evaluation of the Revogene® GBS DS Real-Time PCR Assay for Group B Streptococcus Detection During Labor. Molecular Diagnosis and Therapy. doi:10.1007/s40291-023-00660-3
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Lohrmann, F., Hufnagel Markus, Kunze, M., Afshar Baharak, Creti, R., Detcheva, A., Kosakova, J., Rodriguez-Granger, J., Skov Sorensen, U. B., Margarit, I., Maione, D., Rinaudo, D., Orefici, G., Telford, J., de la Rosa Fraile, M., Kilian, M., Efstratiou, A., Berner, R.* , & Melin, P.*. (2022). Neonatal invasive disease caused by Streptococcus agalactiae in Europe: the DEVANI multi-center study. Infection, 1-11. doi:10.1007/s15010-022-01965-x
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GREGOIRE, C.* , HUYNEN, P.* , Gofflot, S., Seidel, L., Maes, N., VRANKEN, L., DELCOUR, S., MOUTSCHEN, M., HAYETTE, M.-P., KOLH, P., MELIN, P., & BEGUIN, Y. (13 June 2022). Predictive factors for the presence and long-term persistence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in healthcare and university workers. Scientific Reports, 12, 9790. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-13450-4
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Sacheli, R., Meex, C., Taveira Da Silva Pereira, M. I., Hayette, M.-P., & Melin, P. (07 June 2022). Characterization of Group B Streptococcus strains isolated from neonatal invasive diseases in Belgium, 2018 [Poster presentation]. The 2022 Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Stockholm, Sweden.
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EGREK, S., Sacheli, R., Meex, C., Taveira Da Silva Pereira, M. I., Hayette, M.-P., & Melin, P. (07 June 2022). Evaluation of Whole-Genome Sequencing combined with a bioinformatics tool for the complete characterization of Streptococcus agalactiae infection [Poster presentation]. The 2022 Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Stockholm, Sweden.
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Sacheli, R., Meex, C., Taveira Da Silva Pereira, M. I., Hayette, M.-P., & Melin, P. (June 2022). Group B Streptococcus (GBS) invasive infections among non-pregnant adults in Belgium, 2018: bacteriological and clinical characteristics [Poster presentation]. The 2022 Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases.
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HUYNEN, P.* , GREGOIRE, C.* , GOFFLOT, S., SEIDEL, L., MAES, N., VRANKEN, L., DELCOUR, S., MOUTSCHEN, M., HAYETTE, M.-P., KOLH, P., MELIN, P., & BEGUIN, Y. (25 March 2022). Long-term longitudinal evaluation of the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in healthcare and university workers. Scientific Reports, 12 (1), 5156. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-09215-8
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Lebeau, A.* , Bruyère, D.* , RONCARATI, P., Peixoto, P., Hervouet, E., COBRAIVILLE, G., Taminiau, B., Masson, M., Gallego, C., Mazzucchelli, G., Smargiasso, N., Fleron, M., Baiwir, D., Hendrick, E., Pilard, C., Lerho, T., Reynders, C., Ancion, M., GREIMERS, R., ... Herfs, M. (28 February 2022). HPV infection alters vaginal microbiome through down-regulating host mucosal innate peptides used by Lactobacilli as amino acid sources. Nature Communications, 13 (1), 1076. doi:10.1038/s41467-022-28724-8
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Melin, P. (2022). Chapitre 42 GBS. In Van Linthout Christine, Alexander Sophie (Ed.), Barlow Patricia (Ed.), Buyse Céline (Ed.), Ceysens Gilles (Ed.), P. Emonts (Ed.), Eykerman Magali (Ed.), Jadin Philippe (Ed.), Malhhem Gziri Mina (Ed.), Morales Ingrid (Ed.), ... Steenhaut Patricia (Ed.), Guide de consultation prénatale (2ème édition, pp. 535-549). Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: De Boeck Superieur SA.
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Philippe, C.* , SACHELI, R.* , MELIN, P., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (2022). National cartography of water points for the presence of Vibrio spp. in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 32nd ECCMID European congress of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, Lisbon, Portugal.
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MEEX, C., DEVEY, A., Defêche, J., BONTEMS, S., DESCY, J., HAYETTE, M.-P., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (2022). Evaluation of the Revogene GBS DS assay performance for the intrapartum screening of group B streptococcus in comparison with intrapartum culture. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2021.115616
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Cirillo, A., Huart, J., Taminiau, B., Descy, J., Saint-Remy, A., Daube, G., KRZESINSKI, J.-M., MELIN, P., JOURET, F., & De Tullio, P. (26 May 2021). Human Stool Metabolome Differs upon 24 h Blood Pressure Levels and Blood Pressure Dipping Status: A Prospective Longitudinal Study [Poster presentation]. CIRM day.

Uwimbabazi, J.-C., BONTEMS, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., MUTESA, L., & MELIN, P. (26 May 2021). IN-HOUSE ASSAY SET UP FOR GENOTYPING AND RESISTANCE PROFILE OF HEPATITIS C (HCV) BY SEQUENCING THE NS5B (CENTRAL REGION) AND NS3 USING A SINGLE METHOD [Poster presentation]. 3ème journée scientifique du CIRM, Liège, Belgium.

HUART, J.* , Cirillo, A.* , Taminiau, B., DESCY, J., SAINT-REMY, A., Daube, G., KRZESINSKI, J.-M., MELIN, P., De Tullio, P.* , & JOURET, F.*. (29 April 2021). Human Stool Metabolome Differs upon 24 h Blood Pressure Levels and Blood Pressure Dipping Status: A Prospective Longitudinal Study. Metabolites, 11 (5), 282. doi:10.3390/metabo11050282
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Graux, E., Hites, M., Martiny, D., Maillart, E., Delforge, M., MELIN, P., & Dauby, N. (2020). Invasive group B Streptococcus among non-pregnant adults in Brussels-Capital Region, 2005–2019. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 1-9. doi:10.1007/s10096-020-04041-0
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Hayette, M.-P., MEEX, C., BONTEMS, S., Diop, C. S., NIZET, A., Lamtiri Laarif, M., DESCY, J., VAIRA, D., Jacques, J., Thys, M., GILLET, P., & MELIN, P. (September 2020). La déferlante COVID-19 : la PCR à la rescousse ! : Chronique d’une gestion de crise au Laboratoire de Microbiologie clinique du CHU de Liège. Revue Médicale de Liège, 75 (S55-S61), 55-61.
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Artesi, M., Bontems, S., Göbbels, P., Franckh, M., Maes, P., BOREUX, R., MEEX, C., MELIN, P., Hayette, M.-P., Bours, V., & Durkin, K. (2020). A recurrent mutation at position 1 26,340 of SARS-CoV-2 is associated with failure of the E-gene qRT-PCR utilized in a commercial dual-target diagnostic assay. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. doi:10.1128/JCM.01598-20
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MEEX, C., Douillez, S., Kinet-Poleur, A., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (April 2020). Characterization of Group B Streptococci (GBS) colonizing pregnant women in Belgium, 2018: antimicrobial susceptibility profile and distributions of capsular-types, pili-types and sequence-types [Poster presentation]. 30th ECCMID, Paris, France.

SCHMITT, J., Diop, C. S., Schoneveld, L., MEEX, C., MELIN, P., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (April 2020). Evaluation of the Qiastat-Dx Gastro-intestinal panel at the University Hospital of Liege (Belgium) [Poster presentation]. 30th ECCMID.

Kabwang, R., Melin, P., Daube, G., & De Mol, P. (November 2019). Risk factors associated with retail meat vendors in Lubumbashi, the Democratic Republic of Congo. African Journal of Food Science, 13, 248-260. doi:10.5897/AJFS2019.1840
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Melin, P., SACHELI, R., Lambotte, O., Hayette, M.-P., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., & MEEX, C. (2019). Group B streptococcus neonatal invasive infections in Belgium 2010-2017, and characterization of isolated strains. In I. C. INMIS, INMIS 2019 Abstract book.
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Huart, J.* , Leenders, J.* , Taminiau, B., Descy, J., Saint-Remy, A., Daube, G., KRZESINSKI, J.-M., MELIN, P., De Tullio, P.* , & Jouret, F.*. (2019). Gut Microbiota and Fecal Levels of Short-Chain Fatty Acids Differ Upon 24-Hour Blood Pressure Levels in Men. Hypertension. doi:10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.118.12588
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Melin, P. (2019). Changing diagnostic paradigms for microbiology : Point of care testing, is it obvious? In SSID - Séminaire Maladies infectieuses (SsID) abstract book 2019. Brussels, Belgium: Sciensano.

Hayette, M.-P., SEIDEL, L., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., DARFOUF, R., WERY, M., BOREUX, R., SACHELI, R., Melin, P., & Arrese Estrada, J. (2019). Clinical evaluation of the DermaGenius Nail real-time PCR assay for the detection of dermatophytes and Candida albicans in nails. Medical Mycology. doi:10.1093/mmy/myy020
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HUYNEN, P., MAUROY, A., LAMBERT, N., De Mol, P., Thiry, E., & MELIN, P. (February 2019). Épidémie nosocomiale à norovirus : à propos d'une expérience hospitalière. Revue Médicale de Liège, 74 (2), 86-89.
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Bontems, S., BOREUX, R., CAPRARO, V., Huynen, P., DESCY, J., Melin, P., Hayette, M.-P., & MEEX, C. (2019). Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime quantitative CMV and EBV assays using the maxCycle protocol in a laboratory automation context. Journal of Virological Methods, 270, 137-145. doi:10.1016/j.jviromet.2019.05.007
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Huynen, P., Mauroy, A., Melin, P., & Thiry, E. (January 2019). Les norovirus, ces entéro-pathogènes épidémiques mondiaux méconnus. Revue Médicale de Liège, 74 (1), 41-46.
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MEEX, C., Defêche, J., DEVEY, A., DESCY, J., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (December 2018). Dépistage intrapartum du Streptococcus agalactiae par PCR GenePOC GBS DS [Poster presentation]. 38ème Réunion Interdisciplinaire de Chimiothérapie Anti-Infectieuse (RICAI).

dauby, N., Adler, C., Miendje Deyi, V., SACHELI, R., Busson, L., Chamekh, M., Marchant, A., Barlow, P., De Wit, S., Levy, J., MELIN, P., & Goetghebuer, T. (2018). Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Serotype Distribution of Group B Streptococcus Colonization in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women Living in Belgium: A Prospective Cohort Study. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofy320
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Farhat, K., Bodart, G., Charlet-Renard, J. D. C., Desmet, C., Moutschen, M., Beguin, Y., Baron, F., Melin, P., Quatresooz, P., Parent, A.-S., Desmecht, D., Sirard, J.-C., Salvatori, R., Martens, H., & Geenen, V. (02 October 2018). Growth hormone (GH) deficient mice with GHRH ablation are severely deficient in vaccine and immune responses against Streptococcus pneumoniae. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, 2175. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.02175
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Aouini, I., SACHELI, R., DARFOUF, R., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., Rigali, S., MELIN, P., Raies, A., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (June 2018). Molecular characterization of five metalloproteases (Mep1-5) and one Subtilisin (Sub6) in Microsporum audouinii strains circulating in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 20th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM).

HUART, J., Leenders, J., Taminiau, B., DESCY, J., SAINT-REMY, A., Daube, G., KRZESINSKI, J.-M., MELIN, P., De Tullio, P., & JOURET, F. (18 May 2018). GUT MICROBIOTA AND FAECAL LEVELS OF SHORT CHAIN FATTY ACIDS DIFFER UPON BLOOD PRESSURE LEVELS IN MAN. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 33 (Issue suppl_1), 368–i369. doi:10.1093/ndt/gfy104.SP069
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Melin, P. (23 April 2018). Point of care testing of GBS, isn’t it obvious? [Paper presentation]. ECCMID 2018 - EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES, MADRID, Spain.

DESCY, J., VISEE, C., FRIPPIAT, F., MEEX, C., LAYIOS, N., VAN BAMBEKE, F., & MELIN, P. (21 April 2018). Temocillin susceptibility testing with Vitek2® system and E-test® Are these methods reliable to determine temocillin MIC ? [Poster presentation]. ECCMID 2018.

DESCY, J., MEEX, C., BONTEMS, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., & MELIN, P. (21 April 2018). VALIDATION, IMPLEMENTATION AND ROUTINE WORK WITH TOTAL LAB-AUTOMATION BD-KIESTRA : A TWO-YEAR EXPERIENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF LIÈGE, BELGIUM [Poster presentation]. ECCMID 2018.

MELIN, P., & DESCY, J. (2018). Coulisse de la santé du patient : Dédale des prélèvements: 
de l’analyse microbiologique 
au diagnostic [Paper presentation]. Festival Imagésanté 2018, Liege, Belgium.

Thellin, O., Zorzi, D., MELIN, P., DELVENNE, P., Heinen, E., Zorzi, W., Elmoualij, B., & QUATRESOOZ, P. (February 2018). Hen egg white lysozyme is less active against Gardnerella vaginalis biofilm than human lysozyme. Microbiology Research International, 6 (1), 1-6. doi:10.30918/MRI.61.18.011
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MEEX, C., DEVEY, A., PHAM HONG, N., VAN GEET, M., DARFOUF, R., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (February 2018). Prevalence and capsular-polysaccharide type distribution of colonizing group B streptococci (GBS) isolated from rectovaginal samples in pregnant women in Hanoï, Vietnam [Poster presentation]. 1st International Symposium on Streptococcus agalactiae Disease, Cape Town, South Africa.

Jacquinet, S., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (2018). Vibrio cholerae (Cholera). In Maladies infectieuses liées à la consommation des aliments et de l'eau Surveillance épidémiologique 2015-2016 (pp. 82-84). Bruxelles, Belgium: WIV-ISP.

MELIN, P., LECOMTE, L., SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MEEX, C. (2018). Group B Streptococcus neonatal invasive infections in Belgium, 2013-2016. In Abstract book of 1st ISSAD 2018.
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SACHELI, R., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MELIN, P. (2018). Characterization of Group B Streptococcus strains isolated from neonatal invasive diseases in Belgium, 2015. In abstract book of 1st ISSAD 2018.
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CASTUS, P., HEYMANS, O., MELIN, P., RENWART, L., Henrist, C., HAYTON, E., MORDON, S., & LECLERE, F. M. (January 2018). Is Salvage of Recently Infected Breast Implant After Breast Augmentation or Reconstruction Possible? An Experimental Study. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 42, 362-368. doi:10.1007/s00266-017-1037-2
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SACHELI, R., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MELIN, P. (2018). 2015 Surveillance of Group B Streptococcus strains isolated from invasive diseases among adults in Belgium : bacteriological and clinical characteristics. In Abstract book of 1st ISSAD 2018.
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MEEX, C., DUPONT, A., SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MELIN, P. (19 October 2017). Evaluation of the Xpert®GBS LB test (Cepheid) performed on antenatal screening LIM enrichment broth for detection of Streptococcus agalactiae or group B streptococcus, compared to the reference culture method [Paper presentation]. 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017, Denarau Island, Fiji.

SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., MEEX, C., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MELIN, P. (October 2017). Evolution of rate and genotypes of resistance to macrolide/lincosamide among invasive Group B Streptococcus (GBS): Development of a multiplex PCR tool for simultaneous detection of ErmB, ErmTr, MefA and LsaC resistance genes [Poster presentation]. 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017, Denarau Island, Fiji.

MEEX, C., DEVEY, A., PHAM HONG, N., VAN GEET, M., DARFOUF, R., SACHELI, R., & MELIN, P. (October 2017). Prevalence and capsular-polysaccharide type distribution of colonizing group B streptococci (GBS) isolated from recto-vaginal samples in pregnant women in Hanoï, Vietnam [Poster presentation]. 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017, Denarau Island, Fiji.

DAUBY, N., ADLER, C., Y MIENDJE DEYI, V., BUSSON, L., CHAMEKH, M., DELFORGE, M., MARCHANT, A., BARLOW, P., DE WIT, S., LEVY, J., Melin, P., & GOETGHEBUER, T. (October 2017). Prevalence and characteristics of group B streptococcus colonization in HIV-infected pregnant women in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017, Denarau Island, Fiji.

SACHELI, R., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MELIN, P. (October 2017). Update of the characteristics of Group B Streptococci (GBS) colonizing pregnant women in Belgium: capsular-type distribution, pili characterization, antimicrobial susceptibility profile and Multiple Locus Sequence Types [Poster presentation]. 20th Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases 2017, Denarau Island, Fiji.

Mvumbi Makaba, D., Bobanga Lengu, T., Kayembe Ntumba, J.-M., Mvumbi Lelo, G., Situakibanza Nani-Tuma, H., Benoit-Vical, F., Melin, P., De Mol, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (2017). Molecular surveillance of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinin-based combination therapies in the Democratic Republic of Congo. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179142
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MELIN, P., & CEYSSENS, P.-J. (2017). Clinical Impact of New Lab Technologies - Better tests better care: Syndrome-based diagnostics. In SSID - Séminaire Maladies infectieuses (SsID) | Diagnostic et surveillance des maladies infectieuses Program and abstract book. Brussels, Belgium: ISP-WIV.

HUANG, D., BOGAERTS, P., BEHRIN, C., HOEBEKE, M., BAURAING, C., GLUPCZYNSKI, Y., MELIN, P., & Multicentre study group. (May 2017). Increasing proportion of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and emergence of a MCR-1 producer through a multicentric study among hospital-based and private laboratories in Belgium from September to November 2015. Euro Surveillance: Bulletin Européen sur les Maladies Transmissibles, 22 (19). doi:10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.19.30530
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VISEE, C., FRIPPIAT, F., DESCY, J., MEEX, C., MELIN, P., MISTRETTA, V., VAN BAMBEKE, F., & LAYIOS, N. (22 April 2017). Are Vitek2 system and E-test relevant and reliable for determining susceptibility to temocillin? [Poster presentation]. 27th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Vienne, Austria.

COOLS, P., & MELIN, P. (20 April 2017). Group B Streptococcus and perinatal mortality. Research in Microbiology, 17. doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2017.04.002
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BONTEMS, S., BOREUX, R., CAPRARO, V., HUYNEN, P., DESCY, J., MELIN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & MEEX, C. (April 2017). Evaluation of the Abbott RealTime CMV and EBV assays on the m2000 (Abbott) platform [Poster presentation]. ECCMID, Vienne, Austria.

MELIN, P. (2017). Controle de qualité externe - souche de Vibrio cholerae non toxinogène. In K. Vernelen, 2016 03 MICROBIO. Brussels, Belgium: ISP-WIV.
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Aouini, I., SACHELI, R., DARFOUF, R., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., BONTEMS, S., MELIN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., & rayes, A. (2017). Molecular characterization of five metalloproteases (Mep1-5) in Microsporum audouinii strains circulating in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 8th Trends in Medical Mycology, Belgrade, Serbia.

MELIN, P., & SACHELI, R. (15 December 2016). Vibrio spp chez l’Homme - Vibrio spp bij de mens [Paper presentation]. Vibrio spp dans l’alimentation et chez l’Homme, Bruxelles, Belgium.

DAUBY, N., CHAMEKH, M., MELIN, P., SLOGROVE, A. L., & GOETGHEBUER, T. (16 November 2016). Increased Risk of Group B Streptococcus Invasive Infection in HIV-Exposed but Uninfected Infants: A Review of the Evidence and Possible Mechanisms. Frontiers in Immunology, 7, 505/1-8. doi:10.3389/fimmu.2016.00505
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DESCY, J., MEEX, C., & MELIN, P. (28 October 2016). Multi-résistance aux antibiotiques chez les bacilles Gram négatif en 2016: Ampleur du problème, impact clinique et moyens diagnostiques [Paper presentation]. Séminaire du CIP, Liege, Belgium.

CANTON, R., LVERMORE, D. M., MOROSINI, M. I., DIAZ-REGANON, J., ROSSOLINI, G. M., MELIN, P., & PREMIUM STUDY GROUP, S. C. I. P. M. (2016). Etest® versus broth microdilution for ceftaroline MIC determination with Staphylococcus aureus: results from PREMIUM, a European multicentre study. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. doi:10.1093/jac/dkw442
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MELIN, P., DESCY, J., & MEEX, C. (2016). Infections de la shère génitale. In P. MELIN & M. POLET, Les infections de la sphère génitale. Bruxelles, Belgique. Bruxelles, Belgium: bioMérieux.

MELIN, P., & MEEX, C. (06 June 2016). MUTATION en bactériologie ! Acquisition, configuration, implémentation et expérience sur TLA de BD Kiestra [Paper presentation]. GLEM, Liège, Belgium.

Desmet, S., Verhagen, J., Glupczynski, Y., Van Eldere, J., MELIN, P., Goossens, H., Pierard, D., Declercq, P., Lagrou, K., Boel, A., Cartuyvels, R., Denis, O., Vandewal, W., & Saegeman, V. (2016). Development of a national EUCAST challenge panel for antimicrobial susceptibility testing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2016.05.011
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SACHELI, R., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., DARFOUF, R., Harag, S., HUYNEN, P., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., MELIN, P., ARRESE ESTRADA, J., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (March 2016). A One-year Survey of Microsporum audouinii infections in Belgium: epidemiological and genotypic characterisation. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 22 (3), 285.e9-285.e17. doi:10.1016/j.cmi.2015.11.012
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da Silva Polo, T., Peiro, J., Claudio Nogueira Mendes, L., Ludwig, L., de Oliveira-Filho, E., Bucardo, F., HUYNEN, P., Melin, P., Thiry, E., & Mauroy, A. (2016). Human norovirus infection in Latin America. Journal of Clinical Virology, 78, 111-119. doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2016.03.016
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MVUMBI, D., BOBANGA, T., UMESUMBU, S., KUNYU, B., KAYEMBE, J.-M., SITUAKIBANZA, H., MVUMBI, G., Melin, P., De Mol, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (2016). Investigation on possible transmission of monkeys' Plasmodium to human in a populations living in the equatorial rainforest of the Democratic republic of Congo. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 5, 1-4. doi:10.1016/j.ijppaw.2015.11.004
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Mvumbi, D., Bobanga, T., Melin, P., De Mol, P., Kayembe, J.-M., Situakibanza, H., Mvumbi, G., Nsibu, C., Umesumbu, S., & Hayette, M.-P. (January 2016). High Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum Infection in Asymptomatic Individuals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Malaria Research and Treatment, 2016. doi:10.1155/2016/5405802
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Brasseur, D., Rigo, J., Melin, P., Cossey, V., Daube, G., Goossens, L., Hennekin, Y., Huyghebaert, A., Johansson, A.-B., Maton, P., & Witters, A. (2016). Recommandations relatives à l’usage de lait maternel cru pour les prématurés hospitalisés en Néonatologie - Administration du lait de la mère à son propre enfant - Avis 8734. Bruxelles, Belgium: Conseil Supérieur de la Santé.

MELIN, P., & MEEX, C. (08 October 2015). Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease - POC test for GBS screening in delivery room [Paper presentation]. 2015 QCMD Scientific Advisory Meeting, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Melin, P. (2015). Perinatal Group B streptococcal Disease. In P. Melin, Les infections de la sphères génitales. Bruxelles, Belgium: bioMérieux.

Melin, P. (2015). Infections des voies génitales: Introduction et Infections Sexuellement Transmissibles. In P. Melin, Les infections de la sphères génitales. Bruxelles, Belgium: bioMérieux.

Mvumbi, D., Kayembe, J.-M., Situakibanza, H., Bobanga, T., Nsibu, C., Mvumbi, G., Melin, P., De Mol, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (October 2015). Falciparum malaria molecular drug resistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a systematic review. Malaria Journal, 14, 354. doi:10.1186/s12936-015-0892-z
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SACHELI, R., Dekkers, C., GRAIDE, H., DARFOUF, R., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., MELIN, P., André, J., ARRESE ESTRADA, J., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (October 2015). Epidemiological aspects and genotypic characterization of T.violaceum strains collected during a Belgian National survey on anthropophilic tinea. Mycoses, 58 (Supplement 4), 189.
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MELIN, P. (29 September 2015). Better tests better care : Syndrome-based diagnostics for respiratory tract infections [Paper presentation]. Microfluidics and Multiplex diagnostics, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P., & IEVEN, G. (29 June 2015). Validating the Chips 4 Life test [Paper presentation]. Chips4Life Final Workshop, Liege, Belgium.

MELIN, P., & MEEX, C. (04 June 2015). Streptocoques Groupe B: Nouveaux tests de dépistage PCR et Perspectives Vaccinales [Paper presentation]. Rencontre Gyneco-pediatrique CMSE Namur, Namur, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (18 May 2015). Prevention of GBS disease - "Relevantie van moleculaire testen voor de screening van GBS" [Paper presentation]. 173ste Werkgroep Biologen Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgium.

SACHELI, R., Dekkers, C., DARFOUF, R., ADJETEY BAHUN, A., GRAIDE, H., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., MELIN, P., ARRESE ESTRADA, J., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (May 2015). Epidemiological aspects and genotypic characterization of strains of Microsporum audouinii isolated in the context of a Belgian National survey on anthropophilic tinea [Poster presentation]. Sixth FEBS Advanced Lecture Course, Human Fungal Pathogens :Molecular Mechanisms of Host-Pathogen Interactions and Virulence, Nice, France.

SACHELI, R., Géron, B., Dekkers, C., DESCY, J., MEEX, C., HUYNEN, P., MELIN, P., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (28 April 2015). Epidemiological aspects and genotypic characterization of strains of Microsporum audouinii isolated in the context of a Belgian National survey on anthropophilic tinea [Poster presentation]. 25th ECCMID, Copenhague, Denmark.

MELIN, P. (2015). Screening for GBS colonization: Old and new tools. In Program and abstract book DIP 2015.
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MELIN, P. (13 March 2015). Prevention of GBS disease: Perspective of a GBS vaccine [Paper presentation]. 43e Congrès annuel de la Société Belge de Pédiatrie: Du diagnostic précoce au traitement – Entre avancées technologiques et réalités humaines, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (24 February 2015). GBS Prévention: Nouveaux outils & stratégies attendues [Paper presentation]. Rencontres de périnatalogie, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (17 December 2014). ORL: Apport et stratégie de bonne utilisation du laboratoire de microbiologie et des ressources disponibles [Paper presentation]. Enseignement Post Universitaire d'ORL, Liege, Belgium.

BORIES, Y., DUCHESNE, B., KOPPEN, C., MELIN, P., & MILLER, E. (2014). Avis N° 9140 Lentilles colorées ou de fantaisie. Bruxelles, Belgium: CONSEIL SUPERIEUR DE LA SANTE.

MELIN, P. (2014). Towards a European consensus for prevention of GBS neonatal disease: old and new tools. In Abstract book of the 30th Scientific seminar on Infectious Diseases. Bruxelles, Belgium: Wetenschappelijk Instituut Volksgezondheid—Institut scientifique de Santé publique.

MEEX, C., SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., KRIDELKA, F., IEVEN, M., & Melin, P. (12 November 2014). EVALUATION OF THE PRACTICABILITY OF A RAPID INTRAPARTUM SCREENING BASED STRATEGY FOR PREVENTION OF GROUP B STREPTOCOCCUS PERINATAL INFECTIONS USING A REAL TIME PCR PERFORMED BY MIDWIVES AS A POINT OF CARE TEST [Poster presentation]. XIX Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Rodriguez Cuns, G., BOREUX, R., ADAMS, P., & MELIN, P. (2014). DISTRIBUTION OF CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDES OF STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE STRAINS FROM URUGUAY. MULTIPLEX PCR VERSUS CONVENTIONAL CAPSULAR SEROTYPING. In XIX Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Program and Abstract book.
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MELIN, P. (2014). GBS and antibiotic resistance: threat to therapy. In XIX Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases, Program and Abstract book.
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MELIN, P. (11 October 2014). A practical approach to the microbiological diagnosis of infectious keratitis [Paper presentation]. 44th ECLSO Congress - European Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Congress, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

MAHIEU, L., LANGHENDRIES, J. P., COSSEY, V., DE PRAETER, C., LEPAGE, P., & MELIN, P. (October 2014). Management of the neonate at risk for early-onset Group B streptococcal disease (GBS EOD): new paediatric guidelines in Belgium. Acta Clinica Belgica, 69 (5), 313-319. doi:10.1179/2295333714Y.0000000054
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Melin, P. (20 September 2014). Infections sexuellement transmissibles et rapports à risque [Paper presentation]. Journée scientifique Unilab-Lg, Liege, Belgium.

DI RENZO, G. C., MELIN, P., BERARDI, A., Blennow, M., Carbonell-Estrany, X., Donzelli, G. P., Hakansson, S., Hod, H., Hughes, R., Kurtzer, M., Poyart, C., Shinwell, E., Stray-Pedersen, B., Wielgos, M., & El Helali, N. (2014). Intrapartum GBS screening and antibiotic prophylaxis: a European consensus conference. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 1-17. doi:10.3109/14767058.2014.934804
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Da Cunha, V., Davies, M., Douarre, P.-E., MELIN, P., & Glaser, P. (2014). Streptococcus agalactiae clones infecting humans were selected and fixed through the extensive use of tetracycline. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms5544
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MELIN, P. (19 June 2014). Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal infection: situation and new laboratory strategies [Paper presentation]. Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal infection: situation and new laboratory strategies, Gand, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (14 June 2014). What’s new in group B streptococcus screening and guidelines ? [Paper presentation]. XXXth Rocourt Neonatology Meeting : GOOD BUGS, BAD BUGS, Liege (Seraing), Belgium.

MELIN, P. (05 June 2014). The laboratory - old and new tools to detect GBS [Paper presentation]. XXIV European Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Florence, Italy.

MELIN, P. (23 May 2014). Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease Towards a European consensus for prevention of GBS perinatal disease: old and new tools [Paper presentation]. Séminaire de Gynécologie, Bruxelles, Belgium.

HUYNEN, P., TOUSSAINT, F., GERARD, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., & Melin, P. (11 May 2014). A clinical lab experience with an automated HIV Antigen/Antibody (Ag/Ab) combined assay [Poster presentation]. 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), Barcelon, Spain.

MEEX, C., SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., NAIM, R., & MELIN, P. (May 2014). EVALUATION OF THE RAPID DETECTION OF ST-17 AND ST-1 GROUP B STREPTOCOCCI USING A MICROFLEX MALDI-TOF MS (BRUKER) [Poster presentation]. 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

Huygen, K., Rodeghiero, C., Govaerts, D., Leroux-Roels, I., MELIN, P., Reynders, M., Van Der Meeren, S., Van Den Wijngaert, S., & Pierard, D. (April 2014). Bordetella pertussis seroprevalence in Belgian adults aged 20–39 years, 2012. Epidemiology and Infection, 142 (4), 724-728. doi:10.1017/S0950268813002458
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MELIN, P. (21 February 2014). Lactarium- Recommandations pour la surveillance bactériologique. Le point de vue du bactériologiste [Paper presentation]. Lait maternel et lactarium, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (2014). Contrôle de qualité externe - Souche de Streptococcus agalactiae. In K. Vernelen, RAPPORT GLOBAL DEFINITIF MICRO/SERO/PARA ENQUETE 2014/1 (pp. 8-14 et 32-40). Brussels, Belgium: ISP-WIV.
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Wybo, I., Van den Bossche, Soetens, O., Vekens, E., Vandoorslaer, K., Claeys, G., Glupczynski, Y., Ieven, M., MELIN, P., Nonhoff, C., Rodriguez-Villalobos, H., Verhaegen, J., & Pierard, D. (January 2014). Fourth Belgian multicentre survey of antibiotic susceptibility of anaerobic bacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69, 155-161. doi:10.1093/jac/dkt344
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Kabwang a Mpalang, R., BOREUX, R., Melin, P., Akir Ni Bitiang, K. M., Daube, G., & De Mol, P. (2014). Prevalence of Campylobacter among goats and retail goat meat in Congo. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 8, 168-175. doi:10.3855/jidc.3199
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Mvumbi, D., BOREUX, R., SACHELI, R., Mvumbi, L., Bobanga, L., Situakibanza, H., Melin, P., Kayembe, J.-M., Kalala, L., De Mol, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (20 December 2013). Assessment of pfcrt 72-76 haplotypes eight years after chloroquine withdrawal in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Malaria Journal, 12, 459. doi:10.1186/1475-2875-12-459
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HUYNEN, P., Mauroy, A., Martin, C., Savadogo, L. G. B., BOREUX, R., Thiry, E., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (November 2013). Molecular epidemiology of norovirus infections in symptomatic and and asymptomatic children from Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Journal of Clinical Virology, 58, 515-521. doi:10.1016/j.jcv.2013.08.013
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MELIN, P. (13 October 2013). Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Infections: Overview and Prevention Strategies [Paper presentation]. BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Pediatrics-2013, Dalian, China.

SACHELI, R., DIMO, L., GRAIDE, H., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., Melin, P., Arrese Estrada, J., & Hayette, M.-P. (01 October 2013). DNA fingerprinting using Diversilab system for genotyping characterization of Microsporum audouinii and Trichophyton violaceum. Mycoses, 56 (Supplement S3), 99. doi:10.1111/myc.12121_1
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Melin, P., SACHELI, R., Sarlet, G., MEEX, C., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (2013). Surveillance of serotypes and antimicrobial susceptibility profile in group B streptococcus (GBS) in Belgium. In Program and Abstract of the 53rd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, USA: ASM. Washington, United States: ASM.
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MELIN, P., Dodémont, M., Sarlet, G., SACHELI, R., DESCY, J., MEEX, C., HUYNEN, P., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (2013). Improvement of transport condition of swabs for group B streptococcal (GBS) screening. In Program and Abstract of the 53rd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, USA: ASM. Washington, United States: ASM.
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Magoue Lonchel, C., MELIN, P., Gangoué-Piéboji, J., Okomo Assoumou, M.-C., BOREUX, R., & De Mol, P. (September 2013). Prevalence and spread of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 19 (9), 416-20. doi:10.1111/1469-0691.12239
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HUYNEN, P., Mauroy, A., Gérard, C., BOREUX, R., BRUCCULERI, M.-R., MEEX, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., DESCY, J., Thiry, E., De Mol, P., & MELIN, P. (September 2013). Evaluation of a new rapid test for the detection of norovirus antigen in comparison with Real Time RT-PCR. Virologie, 17 (S2), 239-240.
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HUYNEN, P., Mauroy, A., Gérard, C., BOREUX, R., BRUCCULERI, M.-R., MEEX, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., DESCY, J., Thiry, E., De Mol, P., & MELIN, P. (September 2013). Evaluation of a new rapid test for the detection of norovirus antigen in comparison with Real Time RT-PCR [Poster presentation]. 5th European Congress of Virology, Lyon, France.

MELIN, P., & EFSTRATIOU, A. (28 August 2013). Group B streptococcal epidemiology and vaccine needs in developed countries. Vaccine, 31 (Supplement 4), 31-D42. doi:10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.05.012
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Huang, T.-D., Berhin, C., Glupczynski, Y., MELIN, P., & Multicentre Study Group. (August 2013). Prevalence and mechanisms of resistance to carbapenems in Enterobacteriaceae. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 68 (8), 1832-7. doi:10.1093/jac/dkt096
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MELIN, P. (June 2013). Consensus Conference on "Strategies for GBS screening, prevention and treatment in the perinatal period" [Paper presentation]. Consensus Conference on "Strategies for GBS screening, prevention and treatment in the perinatal period", Florence, Italy.

MELIN, P., & DESCY, J. (2013). Le diagnostic microbiologique en 2013 ! Le parcours d'un échantillon. (ULiège - Université de Liège, Microbiologie médicale). Liege, Belgium: LABSET/ULg.

RUZICKA, N., BOREUX, R., LEVAUX, L., MEEX, C., HUYNEN, P., DODEMONT, M., DESCY, J., Melin, P., & Hayette, M.-P. (27 April 2013). Comparison of Real-Time Aspergillus PCR with Platelia™AspergillusEIA in broncho-alveolar lavage fluids for the diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis in neutropenic and non-neutropenic patients [Poster presentation]. 23d European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), BERLIN, Germany.

MELIN, P. (16 March 2013). Microbiological diagnosis of infectious keratitis [Paper presentation]. Annual Meeting in Clinical Ophtalmology -, La Hulpe, Belgium.

KEUTGENS, A., SIMONI, P., DETREMBLEUR, N., FRIPPIAT, F., GIOT, J.-B., SPIRLET, F., AGHAZARIAN, S., DESCY, J., MEEX, C., HUYNEN, P., Melin, P., MULLER, N., GOTTSTEIN, B., CARLIER, Y., & Hayette, M.-P. (February 2013). FATAL ALVEOLAR ECHINOCOCCOSIS OF THE LUMBAR SPINE. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51 (2), 688-91. doi:10.1128/JCM.01906-12
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Lonchel, C. M., MELIN, P., Gangoué-Piéboji, J., Assoumou, M.-C., BOREUX, R., & De Mol, P. (January 2013). Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Cameroonian hospitals. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 32 (1), 79-87. doi:10.1007/s10096-012-1717-4
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Melin, P., & SACHELI, R. (2013). Centre National de référence Streptococcus agalactiae 2012. Bruxelles, Belgium: ISP-WIV.

Kabwang a Mpalang, R., Kakubu a Mpalang, M., Mukeng Kaut, C., BOREUX, R., Melin, P., Khang'mate Akir Ni Bitiang, F., Daube, G., & De Mol, P. (2013). Bacteriological assessment of smoked game meat in Lubumbashi, D.R.C. Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 17, 441-449.
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MELIN, P. (19 December 2012). EUCAST Where are we Today? What’s New? A difficult road in Belgium [Paper presentation]. Glem Liégeois de microbiologie clinique, Liège, Belgium.

Yao, K., Poulsen, K., Maione, D., Rinaudo, D., Baldassarri, L., Telford, J., Skov Sørensen, U. B., Members of the DEVANI Study Group, Kilian, M., & Melin, P. (Other coll.). (28 November 2012). Capsular Gene Typing of Streptococcus agalactiae Compared to Serotyping by Latex Agglutination. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51 (2), 503-507. doi:10.1128/JCM.02417-12
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MEEX, C., Neuville, F., DESCY, J., HUYNEN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., De Mol, P., & MELIN, P. (November 2012). Direct identification of bacteria from BacT/ALERT anaerobic positive blood cultures by MALDI-TOF MS: MALDI Sepsityper kit versus an in-house saponin method for bacterial extraction. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 61, 1511-1516. doi:10.1099/jmm.0.044750-0
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MELIN, P. (20 October 2012). PERINATAL INFECTIONS - The GBS successful practices in prevention [Paper presentation]. Laboratory Testing in Pregnant Women and Children - Annual Meeting BSBC 2, Gent, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (09 October 2012). Evaluation of a loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the detection of group B streptococci [Paper presentation]. Meridian Bioscience sessions presented by Microbiology Experts, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (02 October 2012). GBS SCREENING Belgium: current and future guidelines [Paper presentation]. Impact of Rapid and Easy-to-Use Molecular Diagnostics on Health Care Clinical and Economical, on Workflow (In the Lab) and Patient Pathway, Antwerpen, Belgium.

DESCY, J., ACKERMANS, Y., BOREUX, R., MEEX, C., Rémont, L., Rodriguez Cuns, G., & MELIN, P. (2012). Phenotypical and genotypical surveillance of macrolide and lincosamide resistance in group B streptococcus in Belgium. In Program and Abstract of the 52nd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, United States: ASM.
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DESCY, J., Ackermans, Y., BOREUX, R., MEEX, C., Rémont, L., Rodriguez Cuns, G., & MELIN, P. (September 2012). Phenotypical and Genotypical Surveillance of Macrolide and Lincosamide Resistance in Group B Streptococcus in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 52nd ICAAC, San Francisco, United States.

HUYNEN, P., Mauroy, A., Martin, C., Savadogo, L., Kinda, M., Thiry, E., De Mol, P., & MELIN, P. (September 2012). Molecular epidemiology of norovirus in symptomatic and asymptomatic population in Burkina Faso [Poster presentation]. 15th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) and Joint Meeting with the European Society for Veterinary Virology (ESVV), Madrid, Spain.

Melin, P. (06 July 2012). GBS EPIDEMIOLOGY & VACCINE NEED IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES [Paper presentation]. Prevention of perinatal Group B streptococcal disease through maternal immunization, Siena, Italy.

DESCY, J., De Mol, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., MEEX, C., & MELIN, P. (July 2012). Acute cholecystitis with Listeria monocytogenes. Acta Clinica Belgica, 67 (4), 295-297.
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MELIN, P. (21 June 2012). EUCAST in Belgium: A difficult road ! [Paper presentation]. EUCAST in practice, Grimbergen, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (2012). GBS AND THE NEONATE: PREVENTION STRATEGIES. In P. MELIN (Ed.), Abstract book of 30th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases.
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HUYNEN, P., TOUSSAINT, F., HAYETTE, M.-P., MEEX, C., & Melin, P. (April 2012). Evaluation of three immunoassays for serodiagnosis of human Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection [Poster presentation]. 22nd European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), London, United Kingdom.

HUYNEN, P., TOUSSAINT, F., HAYETTE, M.-P., MEEX, C., & MELIN, P. (April 2012). Evaluation of three immunoassays for serodiagnosis of human Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 18 (S3), 231.
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LONCHEL, C. M., MEEX, C., Gangoué-Piéboji, J., BOREUX, R., Assoumou, M.-C. O., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (09 March 2012). Proportion of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in community setting in Ngaoundere, Cameroon. BMC Infectious Diseases, 12. doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-53
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Rodriguez-Granger, J., Alvargonzales, J. C., Berardi, A., Berner, R., Kunze, M., Hufnagel, M., MELIN, P., & Rosa-Fraile, M. (2012). Prevention of group B streptococcal neonatal disease revisited. The DEVANI European project. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. doi:10.1007/s10096-012-1559-0
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Daube, G., Debanterlé, R., Dierick, K., Goubau, P., Huyghebaert, A., Imbrerechts, H., MELIN, P., Noirfalise, A., Piérard, D., Thiry, E., Van Eldere, J., Claeys, W., & Dubois, J.-J. (2012). Prévention de la contamination microbienne et parasitaire des aliments par des opérateurs porteurs ou malades. (D/2012/7795/4). Bruxelles, Belgium: Conseil Supérieur de la Santé.

independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy,, MELIN, P., Arendt, V., Cartuyvels, R., Delforge, M.-L., De Waele, J., Delaere, B., FRIPPIAT, F., Hites, M., Ieven, G., Malfroot, A., Konopnicki, D., Pierard, D., Reynders, M., Rossi, C., Tuerlinckx, D., Van Eldere, J., Verhaegen, J., & Vogelaers, D. (2012). Tables 1, 2, 3 and 4 (1-199). In The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 23rd edition of the Belgian/Luxembourg Version 2012-2013 (Adapted for use by the medical profession in Belgium and Luxembourg by the independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy (Distributed under license by the Société belge d'infectiologie et de microbiologie clinique SBIMC/BVIKM, pp. 1-500). Sperryville, United States: Jeb C. Sanford - Antimicrobial therapy Inc.
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HUYNEN, P., Mauroy, A., MARTIN, C., BOREUX, R., Thiry, E., De Mol, P., & MELIN, P. (2012). Typage des souches de Norovirus circulant dans les populations symptomatiques et asymptomatiques au Burkina Faso [Poster presentation]. XIVèmes journées francophones de Virologie, Paris, France.

MELIN, P. (2011). Group B streptococci, a European perspective with results of the DEVANI project. In G. DUCOFFRE (Ed.), Abstract book of 27th Annual Meeting "Diagnostic et surveillance des maladies infectieuses". Bruxelles, Belgium: ISP.

MELIN, P. (15 October 2011). The future of microbiology [Paper presentation]. Symposium de la Société belge de biologie clinique - SBBC, Liège, Belgium.

Imperi, M., Rinaudo, D., Creti, R., Pataracchia, M., Rosini, R., Nuccitelli, A., Kriz, P., Kilian, M., Hufnagel, M., Efstratiou, A., de la Rosa, M., MELIN, P., Detcheva, A., Baldassarri, L., & Maione, D. (September 2011). Pili genes pattern in Group B streptococci from newborn infections and pregnant women in Europe (DEVANI Project) [Poster presentation]. Lancefield 2011, XVIIIth LISSSD, Palerme, Italy.

MELIN, P., Berner, R., Afshar, B., Baldassarri, L., Detcheva, A., de la Rosa, M., Kunze, M., Kriz, P., Efstratiou, A., Hufnagel, M., Kilian, M., SEIDEL, L., & Telford, J. (September 2011). NEONATAL INVASIVE GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL (GBS) INFECTIONS IN EUROPE [Poster presentation]. XVIIIth Lancefield symposium (LISSSD 2011), Palerme, Italy.

DAMAS, P., LAYIOS, N., SEIDEL, L., NYS, M., MELIN, P., & LEDOUX, D. (July 2011). Severity of ICU-acquired pneumonia according to infectious microorganisms. Intensive Care Medicine, 37 (7), 1128-35. doi:10.1007/s00134-011-2255-8
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MELIN, P. (June 2011). GBS colonization and screening in pregnancy: how does it work in Europe? [Paper presentation]. AN UPDATE ON DIAGNOSIS, MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF NEONATAL GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS, Rome, Italy.

MELIN, P. (2011). Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease: From Pathogenesis to Preventive strategies. Clinical Microbiology and Infection. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2011.03576.x
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MELIN, P. (28 April 2011). Automatisation en bactériologie: hier, aujourd'hui et demain [Paper presentation]. Formations continues en biologie clinique, Liège, Belgium.

Afshar, B., Broughton, K., Creti, R., Decheva, A., Hufnagel, M., Kriz, P., Lambertsen, L., Lovgren, M., MELIN, P., Orefici, G., Poyart, C., Radtke, A., Rodriguez-Granger, J., Skov Sorensen, U. B., Telford, J., Valinsky, L., Zachariadou, L., Members of the DEVANI Study Group, & Efstratiou, A. (2011). International External Quality Assurance for Laboratory Identification and Typing of Streptococcus agalactiae (group B streptococci). Journal of Clinical Microbiology. doi:10.1128/JCM.02365-10
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Bequet, E., Guffens, A., Defontaine, E., Philippet, B., MELIN, P., & Leroy, P. (2011). Infection néonatale tardive : Méningite à Streptocoque Agalactiae chez un nouveau-né de 19 jours [Poster presentation]. 39ème Congrès de la Société Belge de Pédiatrie.

MEEX, C., NEUVILLE, F., DESCY, J., MELIN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., HUYNEN, P., & De Mol, P. (2011). Direct identification of bacteria from positive blood cultures by MALDI-TOF MS : MALDI Sepsityper kit (Bruker) VS home made saponin method for bacterial extraction [Poster presentation]. Symposium annuel de la SBBC.

Huynen, P., Toussaint, F., Melin, P., Hayette, M.-P., Meex, C., & De Mol, P. (December 2010). Validation of new automated chemiluminescent assay for serodiagnosis of human parvovirus B19 infection [Poster presentation]. 30th RICAI (Réunion Interdisciplinaire de Chimiothérapie Anti-Infectieuse), Paris, France.

Kouri, V., Correa, C. B., Verdasquera, D., Martinez, P. A., Alvarez, A., Aleman, Y., Perez, L., Golpe, M. A., Someilan, T., Chong, Y., Fresno, C., Navarro, M. A., Perez, E., Moro, I., Sanchez, R., Llanusa, C., & Melin, P. (December 2010). Diagnosis and Screening for Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnant Women in Cuba as Pronostic Markers of Congenital Infection in Newborns: 2007-2008. The Pediatrics Infectious Disease Journal, 29 (12), 1105-1110. doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e3181eb7388
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Melin, P. (08 November 2010). EUCAST et stratégie antibiotique: impact en pneumologie [Paper presentation]. Transposition des normes EUCAST en clinique pneumologique, Liège, Belgium.

Hayette, M.-P., Christiaens, G., Mutsers, J., Barbier, C., Huynen, P., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (November 2010). Filamentous fungi recovered from the water distribution system of a Belgian university hospital. Medical Mycology, 48 (7), 969-974. doi:10.3109/13693781003639601
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Correa, C. B., Kouri, V., Verdasquera, D., Martinez, P. A., Alvarez, A., Aleman, Y., Perez, L., Viera, J., Gonzalez, R., Perez, E., Moro, I., Navarro, M. A., & Melin, P. (September 2010). HCMV seroprevalence and associated risk factors in pregnat women, Havana City, 2007 to 2008. Prenatal Diagnosis, 30 (9), 888-92. doi:10.1002/pd.2587
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ZAOUI, K., MELIN, P., CHRISTIAENS, G., FRIPPIAT, F., & DAMAS, P. (25 June 2010). Antibiotic consumption and bacterial resistance [Paper presentation]. Congrès de la SIZ.

Melin, P. (17 June 2010). Group B streptococcal Screening, Diagnosis and Clinically Relevant Resistance [Paper presentation]. Symposium on "Current advances in the diagnosis, management and treatment of neonatal group B streptococcal infections, London, United Kingdom.

Huynen, P., Goebel, M.-R., Meex, C., Melin, P., Hayette, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2010). Comparative studies for the serodiagnosis of Chlamydophila and Mycoplasma pneumoniae infections. In ESCMID (Ed.), Abstract book of the 20th ECCMID.
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MELIN, P. (09 February 2010). EUCAST et stratégie antibiotique [Paper presentation]. Symposium interactif en antibiothérapie, Bierset, Belgium.

independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy, S.-B., & MELIN, P. (2010). The Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy 22nd edition of the Belgian/Luxembourg Version 2010-2011. (Adapted for use by the medical profession in Belgium and Luxembourg by the independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy). Bruxelles, Belgium: SBIMC-BVIKM.

Descy, J., Meex, C., Melin, P., Hayette, M.-P., Huynen, P., & De Mol, P. (2010). Spectrométrie de masse MALDI-TOF en bactériologie clinique ou comment identifier une bactérie en une minute. Revue Médicale de Liège, 65 (Suppl. Synthèse 2010), 29-34.
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Melin, P. (26 November 2009). EUCAST Recommandations: Practical aspects [Paper presentation]. Diagnostic et surveillance des maladies infectieuses - Symposium annuel ISP, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (20 November 2009). Harmonisation européenne des critères d'interprétation de l'Antibiogramme: Pourquoi, Quand, Difficultés et solutions.

MELIN, P. (17 November 2009). EUCAST: Disk Diffusion Testing [Paper presentation]. Practical implementation of EUCAST breakpoints, Faculty Club, KUL, Leuven, Belgium.

Melin, P. (29 October 2009). Implementation of EUCAST breakpoints: Belgian/GDL Countdown until 1st January 2010: 64 days [Paper presentation]. Users's meeting Vitek 2, Grimbergen, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (18 June 2009). Harmonisation européenne des critères d'interprétation de l'Antibiogramme: Pourquoi, Quand, Difficultés et solutions.

MELIN, P. (09 June 2009). Harmonisation européenne des critères d'interprétation de l'Antibiogramme: Pourquoi, Quand, Difficultés et solutions.

MELIN, P. (June 2009). Prevention of GBS perinatal Diseases in Europe [Paper presentation]. In-person meeting of the technical working group of clinical and public health representatives to reevaluate prevention strategies on the basis of data collected after the issuance of the 2002 guidelines for prevention of group B streptococcal neonatal diseases, Atlanta, United States.

Epalza, C., Goetghebuer, T., Hainaut, M., Barlow, P., Dediste, A., MELIN, P., & Levy, J. (June 2009). High incidence of invasive group B streptococcal infections in uninfected infants born to HIV-1 mothers [Poster presentation]. 27th meeting of European Society of Pediatric and infectious Diseases, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (29 May 2009). GBS Training Course Specimen collection and culture procedure [Paper presentation]. European Training Course on Microbiologicals procedures for Group B Streptococcal Diagnosis, screening and typing, Nicosia, Cyprus.

MELIN, P. (12 May 2009). Diagnostic et épidémiologie des infections néonatales et périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B [Paper presentation]. Infectiologie et microbiologie clinique - Rencontres inter-hospitalières du namurois, Namur, Belgium.

Melin, P. (06 May 2009). Harmonisation européenne des critères d'interprétation de l'Antibiogramme: Pourquoi, Quand, Difficultés et solutions.

Melin, P. (2009). Group B streptococcal Screening, Diagnosis and Clinically Relevant Resistance. In DEVANI Training (Ed.), European Workshop Current Insights into Group B Streptococcal Diseases.

Melin, P. (02 April 2009). EUCAST en Belgique. Introduction des nouveaux critères d'interprétation de l'Antibiogramme: Pourquoi, Quand, Difficultés et solutions [Paper presentation]. Formations continues en Biologie clinique, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (25 March 2009). Prevention de l'infection périnatale à streptocoque du groupe B : perspectives vaccinales en 2009 [Paper presentation]. Séminaires de microbiologie et maladies infectieuses, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Epalza, C., Goetghebuer, T., Hainaut, M., Barlow, P., Dediste, A., MELIN, P., & Levy, J. (March 2009). High incidence of invasive group B streptococcal infections in uninfected infants born to HIV-1 mothers [Poster presentation]. 5th International Conference Dominique Dormant, Mother to child transmitted viral diseases: from transmission to children care, Paris, France.

Melin, P. (2009). GBS - Chapître 32. In S. Alexander, F. Debiève, P. Delvoye, C. Kirkpatrick, ... V. Masson (Eds.), Guide de Consultation Prénatale (1ère édition). Bruxelles, Belgium: de Boeck.

Burette, P., Bouüaert, C., Melin, P., Yane, F., Brochier, B., & Giet, D. (2009). Epidémie de grippe dans une institution pour personnes âgées correctement vaccinées. Acta Clinica Belgica, 64/4, 324-8. doi:10.1179/acb.2009.050
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Melin, P. (06 November 2008). EUCAST: follow-up. What's new? What will happen in 2009 [Paper presentation]. Update in anti-infective therapies, La Hulpe, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (06 November 2008). Follow-up on EUCAST [Paper presentation]. Update in anti-infective therapies, Dolce Conference Centre, La Hulpe, Belgium.

MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2008). Distribution of serotypes of clinical group B streptococci isolated in Belgium: a decade review. In LISSSD Board (Ed.), Abstract book.
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MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2008). Evolution of antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of clinical group B streptococci isolated in Belgium. In LISSSD Board (Ed.), Abstract book.
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Melin, P. (26 May 2008). Introduction of new breakpoints in the labs: Challenges and Solutions [Paper presentation]. What will change in your daily practice with the new EUCAST breakpoints for antibiotic susceptibility testing, Elewijt, Belgium.

Melin, P. (26 May 2008). EUCAST - Introduction of new breakpoints in the labs: Challenges and Solutions [Paper presentation]. WHAT WILL CHANGE IN YOUR DAILY PRACTICE WITH THE NEW EUCAST BREAKPOINTS FOR ANTIBIOTIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TESTING - Symposium de la SBIMC-BVIKM, Elewijt Center, Elewijt, Belgium.

MELIN, P., HUYNEN, P., MEEX, C., & De Mol, P. (2008). Evaluation of the StrepB Select agar for the detection of group B streptococci from vaginal and recto-vaginal specimens. In ESCMID (Ed.), Program and Abstracts book of the 18th ECCMID.
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MEEX, C., MELIN, P., Docquier, J.-D., Kabasele, T., HUYNEN, P., Tulkens, P., Giet, D., & De Mol, P. (2008). Presenec of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in the fecal flora of patients from general practice. In ECCMID (Ed.), Program and Abstracts book of the 18th ECCMID.
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MELIN, P. (20 March 2008). Endocardites infectieuses, diagnostic microbiologique: limites, efficacité et recommandations [Paper presentation]. Réunion du groupe de microbiologie du Hainaut, Hôpital Tivoli, La Louvière, Belgium.

Melin, P. (2008). Group B Streptococcal Disease in the Newborn: Maternal GBS-Screening Methods and Antimicrobial Prophylaxis. European Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Touch Briefings, 3, 58-62.

Independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy, & MELIN, P. (2008). The Sanford Guide To Antimicrobial Therapy - 21st edition of the Belgian/Luxembourg Version 2008-2009. (Adapted for use by the medical profession in Belium and Luxembourg by the Independent Belgian/Luxembourg Working Party on Antimicrobial Therapy). Bruxelles, Belgium: SBIMC-BVIKM.

Melin, P. (11 December 2007). Decontamination of Resistant Emerging Pathogens [Paper presentation]. Recent developments in decontamination technologies and practices - Belgian Biosafety Professionals Symposium, Leuven, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Megali, C., HUYNEN, P., & De Mol, P. (16 November 2007). Susceptibility profile to penicillin, erythromycin and clindamycin of clinical isolates of group B streptococci recently isolated in Belgium and detection of erythromycin resistance genes [Paper presentation]. Joint meeting of * the Société belge d'infectiologie et de microbiologie clinique / Belgische Vereniging voor Infectiologie en Klinische Microbiologie (SBIMC/BVIKM), * the Vereniging voor Infectie Ziekten (VIZ) * the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Medische Microbiologie (NVMM), Bruges, Belgium.

Melin, P. (27 September 2007). Prevention of GBS perinatal infections: guidelines and update [Paper presentation]. Diagnostic et gestion en microbiologie, Centre Hospitalier Régional Auvelais, Belgium.

Huynen, P., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (September 2007). Liaison VZV IgG and VZV IgM assays: a comparative study [Poster presentation]. 3rd European Congress of Virology, Nurnberg, Germany.

MELIN, P., Megali, C., Hayette, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2007). Susceptibility profile to penicillin, erythromycin and clindamycin of clinical isolates of grup B streptococci recently isolated in Belgium and detection of erythromycin resistance genes. In ASM (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 47th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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Melin, P. (19 June 2007). The microbial diagnosis of infective endocarditis (IE) [Paper presentation]. Mardi de l'infectiologie, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (10 May 2007). Infective endocarditis- Microbiological Diagnosis: Efficiency and usefulness [Paper presentation]. Infective Endocarditis - Symposium de la SBIMC-BVIKM, Ophain, Belgium.

HUYNEN, P., MELIN, P., HAYETTE, M.-P., Mathieu, J., & De Mol, P. (April 2007). LIAISON® VZV IgG and VZV IgM assays: a comparative study. Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 13 (Suppl. S1), 639.
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Hayette, M.-P., Meex, C., Boreux, R., Huynen, P., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (April 2007). Evaluation of a new commercial real time PCR for the detection of Aspergillus spp. in serum and respiratory samples [Poster presentation]. 23th International Congres of Chemotherapy and 17th European Congres of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Munich, germany, Germany.

Wybo, I., Piérard, D., Verschraegen, I., Reynders, M., Vandoorslaer, K., Claeys, G., Delmee, M., Glupczynski, Y., Gordts, B., Ieven, M., Melin, P., Struelens, M., Verhaegen, J., & Lauwers, S. (January 2007). Third Belgian multicentre survey of antibiotic susceptibility of anaerobic bacteria. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 59 (1), 132-139. doi:10.1093/jac/dkl458
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Melin, P. (2007). Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Diseases: Belgian Guidelines. Round Table Series, 85, 29-42.
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Hayette, M.-P., Mukeba Tschialala, D., Meex, C., Frippiat, F., Leonard, P., Huynen, P., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (2007). Disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection contrated in China [Poster presentation]. 2nd Pan african medical mycology conference PAMMS, Cape Town, South Africa, South Africa.

JACQUEMIN, D., CHRISTIAENS, G., HAYETTE, M.-P., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2007). Epidémie étrange à Absidia corymbifera en centre de brûlés [Paper presentation]. 27ème Congrès de la Société Française d'Etude et de Traitement des Brûlures - SFETB, France.

MELIN, P. (2006). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses par un réseau de laboratoires de microbilogie 2005 + Tendances épidémiologiques 1983-2004). In G. Ducoffre (Ed.), Rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses par un réseau de laboratoires de microbiologie 2005 + Tendances épidémiologiques 1983-2004 - IPH/EPI REPORT 2005 (pp. 1-5). Bruxelles, Belgium: Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique.

Melin, P. (23 September 2006). Prévenir les infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B: Stratégies & nouveautés - Mécanismes de résistance aux antibiotiques [Paper presentation]. 26èmes Journées nationales de biologie clinique, Walferdange, Luxembourg.

MELIN, P. (08 September 2006). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B : Recommandations [Paper presentation]. Glem de gynécologues -obstétriciens de la région de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium.

CHRISTIAENS, G., Damas, P., Docquier, J.-D., HAYETTE, M.-P., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2006). Molecular epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae colonizing the digestive tract of patients admitted to intensive care units in a Belgian university hospital. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 46th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 2-105). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P., Hayette, M.-P., Ducoffre, G., & De Mol, P. (2006). Early onset neonatal sepsis or meningitis, in Belgium, in the era of prevention for perinatal group B streptococcal diseases. In ASM (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 46th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P. (21 June 2006). The GBS: pro screening [Paper presentation]. Glem de gynécologues -obstétriciens de la région de Liège, Huy, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Bonafe, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2006). Evaluation of the Strepto B ID agar for the detection of group B streptococci from vaginal and recto-vaginal specimens. In ASM (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 106th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P. (11 March 2006). The GBS: pro screening [Paper presentation]. Controverses et mises au point dans le dépistage prénatal, Bruxelles, Belgium.

CHRISTIAENS, G., Ciccarella, Y., Damas, P., Hayette, M.-P., Melin, P., Nys, M., & De Mol, P. (March 2006). Prospective survey of digestive tract colonization with enterobacteriaceae that produce extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in intensive care units [letter to the editor]. Journal of Hospital Infection, 62 (3), 386-388. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2005.09.014
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Melin, P. (February 2006). Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease : Prevention strategies [Paper presentation]. Regent medical 2nd Infection Control Advisory Panel Meeting, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

MELIN, P. (2006). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B: stratégie basée sur le dépistage prénatal. Gunaïkeia. Société Royale Belge de Gynécologie et d'Obstétrique, 11 (7), 198-203.

Melin, P., Lorquet, S., Hayette, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2006). Killing Kinetics of Group B Streptococci for Penicillin in Combination with Gentamicin. In K. S. Sriprakash (Ed.), "Streptococci: New Insights into an Old Enemy", Proceedings of the XVI Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (pp. 103-106). Netherlands: Elsevier Science.
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Christiaens, G., Ciccarella, Y., Damas, P., Hayette, M.-P., Melin, P., Nys, M., & De Mol, P. (2006). Prospective survey of digestive tract colonization with enterobacteriaceae that produce ESBLs in intensive care units. Journal of Hospital Infection, 62 (3), 386-388. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2005.09.006
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Huynen, P., Hayette, M.-P., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (2006). Sérologie infectieuse: interprétation des résultats et pièges à éviter. Revue Médicale de Liège, 61 (12), 827-833.
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Damas, P., Canivet, J.-L., Ledoux, D., Monchi, M., & Melin, P. (January 2006). Selection of resistance during sequential use of preferential antibiotic classes. Intensive Care Medicine, 32, 67-74. doi:10.1007/s00134-005-2805-z
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Hayette, M.-P., Kondarowski, E., Melin, P., Tsobo, C., Huynen, P., & De Mol, P. (December 2005). Comparison of the Sensititre YeastOne and Fungitest methods with the NCCLS M27-A2 reference method for antifungal susceptibility testing of yeasts [Poster presentation]. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (45th : 2005 : Washington), Washington, United States - District of Columbia.

MELIN, P. (2005). Prevention of perinatal group B streptococcak diseases: update and guidelines. In G. Ducoffre (Ed.), Program and Abstracts book of 2005 Symposium of ISP. Bruxelles, Belgium: Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique.

MELIN, P. (2005). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses par un réseau de laboratoires de microbilogie 2004 + Tendances épidémiologiques 1983-2003). (IPH/EPI REPORTS 2004). Bruxelles, Belgium: Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique.

Christiaens, G., Hayette, M.-P., Jacquemin, D., Melin, P., Mutsers, J., & De Mol, P. (September 2005). An outbreak of Absidia corymbifera infection associated with bandage contamination in a burns unit. Journal of Hospital Infection, 61 (1), 88. doi:10.1016/j.jhin.2004.12.011
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MELIN, P., Lorquet, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (September 2005). Killing kinetics of clinical isolates of group B streptococci isolated in Belgium for penicillin alone or in combination with gentamicin [Poster presentation]. XV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (LISSSD), Cairns, Australia.

MELIN, P. (21 June 2005). Diagnostic et épidémiologie des infections liées aux cathéters vasculaires: l'expérience liégeoise [Paper presentation]. Infectiologie et microbiologie clinique - Rencontres inter-hospitalières du namurois, Mont Godinne, Belgium.

Lorquet, S., Melin, P., Minon, J.-M., Carpentier, M., Gerday, C., Rigo, J., & Foidart, J.-M. (April 2005). Le streptocoque du groupe B en clinique antenatale et en salle de travail: un probleme d'attitude systematique. Journal de Gynécologie, Obstétrique et Biologie de la Reproduction, 34 (2), 115-27. doi:10.1016/s0368-2315(05)82703-6
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Melin, P. (February 2005). Perinatal Group B Streptococcal infections [Paper presentation]. NetTropica, Leon, Nicaragua.

Saegeman, V., Huynen, P., Colaert, J., Melin, P., & Verhaegen, J. (2005). Susceptibility testing of pseudomonas aeruginosa by the Vitek 2 system: A comparison with Etest results. Acta Clinica Belgica, 60 (1, JAN-FEB), 3-9. doi:10.1179/acb.2005.002
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MELIN, P. (2005). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 2004). Bruxelles, Belgium: Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique.

MELIN, P. (17 December 2004). Prevention of perinatal GBS infections: update and guidelines [Paper presentation]. Séminaires Focus, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (09 December 2004). Screening or not for Group B Streptococci: Screening is necessary [Paper presentation]. International Symposium of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Antwerp, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Lorquet, S., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Foidart, J.-M., & De Mol, P. (2004). How many women can benefit from a full intrapartum antibiotic prphylaxis for prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease? In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 44th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 499). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Lorquet, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., CHRISTIAENS, G., Foidart, J.-M., & De Mol, P. (2004). Real-Time PCR detection of group B streptococci from pregnant women's vaginal specimens at time of delivery: clinical evaluation. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 44th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 1734). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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Klein, S., Hayette, M.-P., Melin, P., Christiaens, G., Carme, B., & De Mol, P. (October 2004). Place of PCR methods in malaria diagnosis [Paper presentation]. 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), 30 October-2 November 2004, Washington, Washington, United States - District of Columbia.

Melin, P. (13 May 2004). Resistance testing challenges and solutions with emphasis on patient care [Paper presentation]. Clinical microbiology symposium, Ljubliana, Slovenia.

Melin, P. (13 May 2004). Pneumococci and Streptococci: testing and clinical implications of susceptibility changes [Paper presentation]. Clinical microbiology symposium, Ljubliana, Slovenia.

Melin, P., Verschraegen, G., Mahieu, L., Claeys, G., & De Mol, P. (May 2004). Towards a Belgian consensus for prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 119 (Suppl. S), 197-200.
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MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Lorquet, S., HAYETTE, M.-P., CHRISTIAENS, G., Foidart, J.-M., & De Mol, P. (2004). Evaluation of the group B differential agar for the detection of group B streptococci from vaginal specimens. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 104th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (pp. 027). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P. (22 April 2004). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B: recommandations du Conseil Supérieur d'Hygiène [Paper presentation]. Réunion du groupe de microbiologie du Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (18 December 2003). L'accréditation en microbiologie [Paper presentation]. Glem, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (20 November 2003). Catheter-related Infections - Belgian epidemiological data [Paper presentation]. catheter related infections: practical aspects in 2003 - Symposium de la SBIMC-BVIKM, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (03 October 2003). Resistance testing challenges and reliability. MIC testing in the clinical laboratory today [Paper presentation]. Etest Symposium, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Maquet, J., Rodriguez Cuns, G., HAYETTE, M.-P., CHRISTIAENS, G., & De Mol, P. (2003). Antimicrobial Susceptibilities of recent clinical isolates of group B streptococci agalactiae from Belgium. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 43rd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 2-81). w, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P., Maquet, J., Ducoffre, G., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2003). Early onset neonatal sepsis and meningitis in Belgium: a decade review. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 43rd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 1550). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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Working party of experts, S. H. C., Dubois, J. J., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2003). Prevention of Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Infections - Guidelines from the Belgian Health Council, 2003 (SHC.7721). Bruxelles, Belgium: Superior Health Council.

MELIN, P. (2003). Infection néonatale tardive à streptocoques B. In D. G. D. L. S. Ministère de la Communauté Française (Ed.), Stratégies de contrôle de maladies transmissibles (pp. 07 - 1 à 2).

Groupe de travail d'experts, C. S. D. L. S., Dubois, J. J., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2003). Prévention des Infections Périnatales à Streptocoquues du groupe B - Recommandations du Conseil Supérieur d'Hygiène, N° 7721. Bruxelles, Belgium: Conseil Supérieur d'Hygiène.

MELIN, P. (2003). Infection néonatale précoce à Streptocoques B. In D. G. D. L. S. Ministère de la Communauté Française (Ed.), Stratégies de contrôle de maladies transmissibles (pp. 06 -1 à 3).

MELIN, P. (May 2003). Contrôle de qualité interne et assurance de qualité en bactériologie [Paper presentation]. Séminaire Assurance qualité en biologie clinique, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (04 April 2003). Infections et grossesse [Paper presentation]. BioWorkshop, Villers la Ville, Belgium.

Marchal, V., Melin, P., Hayette, M.-P., Christiaens, G., & De Mol, P. (2003). La problématique de la résistance des pneumocoques aux antibiotiques. Revue Médicale de Liège, 58 (11), 675-680.
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Melin, P. (23 November 2002). Perinatal Group B Streptococcal Disease Prevention, Interactive session [Paper presentation]. European GBS Workshop, Granada, Spain.

MELIN, P. (2002). Proceeds from the European workshop: GBS neonatal disease prevention. In M. de la Rosa (Ed.), Proceedings from the European workshop: GBS neonatal disease prevention.

MELIN, P., Verschraegen, G., Mahieu, L., Claeys, G., & De Mol, P. (October 2002). Towards a Belgian Consensus for prevention of perinatal group B streptococcal disease [Paper presentation]. XV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (LISSSD), Goa, India.

Hayette, M.-P., Amadore, A., Seidel, L., Christiaens, G., Garrino, M. G., Melin, P., Glupzcynski, Y., & De Mol, P. (September 2002). In Vitro Susceptibility Testing of Aspergillus fumigatus against Posaconazole: Comparison of NCCLS M38-P and E-Test Methods [Poster presentation]. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (42nd : 2002 : San Diego, Calif.), San Diego, California, United States.

Melin, P. (September 2002). The Flesh-Eating Bacteria [Paper presentation]. Cours de l'Université d'été d'Andalousie, Baeza, Spain.

MELIN, P., Keke, D., Campo, B., HAYETTE, M.-P., CHRISTIAENS, G., & De Mol, P. (2002). Serotype Distribution of clinical isolates of group B streptococci Isolated in Belgium : isolates from neonatal infection compared to isolates from infection in adult or colonization in pregnant women. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 43rd Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 1461). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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Melin, P. (September 2002). Biological warfare and terrorism, the dark side of microbiology.

Melin, P. (20 June 2002). Identification et antibiogramme automatisés. Bénéfices attendus et choix d'un système [Paper presentation]. Séminaires de biologie clinique du Grand Duché du Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

MELIN, P. (16 March 2002). Infections et grossesse [Paper presentation]. BioWorkshop, Belgium.

Melin, P. (13 March 2002). Group B Streptococcal Infections in Belgium [Paper presentation]. Reunion de la société luxembourgeoise de biologie clinique, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

MELIN, P. (2002). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 2001). Bruxelles, Belgium: Institut Scientifique de la Santé Publique.

MELIN, P., Marchal, V., CHRISTIAENS, G., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (07 December 2001). Comparative evaluation of the BD Phoenix and Vitek2 systems for rapid identification of medically relevant Gram negative bacilli and Gram positive cocci [Poster presentation]. Réunion Interdisciplinaire de Chimiothérapie Anti-infectieuse - RICAI, Paris, France.

MELIN, P. (December 2001). Group B Streptococcal infections in Belgium [Paper presentation]. Colloque de gynécologie obstétrique, Liège, Belgium.

Hayette, M.-P., Amadore, A., Seidel, L., Christiaens, G., Garrino, M., Melin, P., Glupczynski, Y., & De Mol, P. (December 2001). Comparative In Vitro Activity of Amphotericine B, Itraconazole, Voriconazole and Posaconazole against Aspergillus fumigatus [Poster presentation]. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (41st : 2001 : Chicago, Ill.), Chicago, Illinois, United States - Illinois.

MELIN, P. (30 November 2001). Group B Streptococcal Infections in Belgium [Paper presentation]. symposium annuel, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (17 November 2001). Group B streptococcal policies in the French Community of Belgium [Paper presentation]. 12th Day in Hospital Infection Control, Gent, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (17 November 2001). Group B Streptococcal infections [Paper presentation]. 12th Day in Hospital Infection Control, Gent, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (17 November 2001). Group B streptococcal Screening [Paper presentation]. 12th Day in Hospital Infection Control, Gent, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (17 November 2001). Prevention of perinatal GBS Diseases: Recommendations in European Countries, Proposal for Belgium [Paper presentation]. 12th Day in Hospital Infection Control, Gent, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Tsobo, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., CHRISTIAENS, G., & De Mol, P. (October 2001). Prevalence of ermB, ermTR and mefA/B gene classes among erythromycine resistant group B streptococcus isolates collected in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 39th Annual meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA), San Francisco, United States.

Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (14 June 2001). Automatisation in blood cultures [Paper presentation]. Microbiology in the New Millenium, Symposium de la SBIMC/BVIKM, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (14 June 2001). Automation in Identification and Susceptibility Testing [Paper presentation]. Microbiology in the New Millenium, Symposium de la SBIMC/BVIKM, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (05 June 2001). Place de la biologie moléculaire dans le diagnostic d'aujourd'hui et de demain [Paper presentation]. Formations continues, Herstal, Belgium.

Hayette, M.-P., Vaira, D., Suzin, F., Boland, P., Christiaens, G., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (June 2001). Detection of Aspergillus spp. by PCR in Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fluid. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 39 (6), 2338-2340. doi:10.1128/JCM.39.6.2338-2340.2001
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De Mol, P., MELIN, P., De Ceulaer, F., CHRISTIAENS, G., & HAYETTE, M.-P. (April 2001). Comparative in vitro activity of levofloxacin and other antimicrobial agents against respiratory tract pathogenic bacteria isolated in Belgium [Poster presentation]. 11th ECCMID, Istanbul, Turkey.

Melin, P. (21 March 2001). Infections néonatales à streptocoques B : évolution du risque et stratégies de prévention [Paper presentation]. Séminaires de microbiologie et maladies infectieuses, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (19 March 2001). Intérêt et techniques de dépistages des infections virales [Paper presentation]. Postgraduat en hématologie et oncologie, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (22 February 2001). Stratégies de prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B: devoirs et bénéfices attendus [Paper presentation]. Séminaires de pathologie infectieuse, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (08 February 2001). Infections à Streptocoques du groupe B: Diagnostic et aspects cliniques. Stratégies de prévention des infections néonatales [Paper presentation]. BioWorkshop, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (14 December 2000). Infection néonatale à streptocoques B en Communauté Française: bénéfices à attendre des stratégies de prévention [Paper presentation]. La microbiologie clinique pratique: Rencontres interhospitalières de la province du Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Schmitz, M., Tsobo, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (25 November 2000). Rapid intrapartum test (Strep B OIA) and prenatal cultures for identification of group B streptococcal carriers at delivery: a prospective study [Poster presentation]. Symposium de la Société Belge d'Infectiologie et Microbiologie Clinique, UCL, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Schmitz, M., Heinrichs, I., HAYETTE, M.-P., Foidart, J.-M., & De Mol, P. (25 November 2000). Prevention of neonatal group B streptococcal disease in Belgium: hospital policy, obstetricians' practice and laboratory processing [Poster presentation]. Symposium de la Société Belge d'Infectiologie et Microbiologie Clinique, UCL, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (2000). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1999). (Rapport annuel 1999). Bruxelles, Belgium: Instiut d'Hygiène et d'épidémiologie.

Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (2000). Serotype Distribution of Invasive Streptococcus agalactiae Isolated from Neonates and Adults in Belgium over a 4-years Period (1995-1999). In D. R. Martin & J. R. Tagg (Eds.), Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases - Entering the New Millenium", Proceedings of the XIV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases. Porirua, New Zealand: ESR.

MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Vincento Fernandez, W., & De Mol, P. (2000). Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Streptococcus agalactiae Isolated from Patients in Belgium Through 1989-1991 and 1996-1999. In D. R. Martin & J. R. Tagg (Eds.), Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases Entering the New Millenium - Proceeding of the XIV LISSSD (pp. 305-309). Porirua, New Zealand: ESR.
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Melin, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Vicentino Fernandez, W., & De Mol, P. (2000). Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Streptococcus agalactiae Isolated from Patients in Belgium through 1989-1991 and 1996-1999. In D. R. Martin & J. R. Tagg (Eds.), Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases - Entering the New Millenium", Proceedings of the XIV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (pp. 305-309). Porirua, New Zealand: ESR.

MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (2000). Serotype distribution of invasive Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from neonates and adults in Belgium over a 4-year period (1995-1999). In D. R. Martin & J. R. Tagg (Eds.), Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases Entering the New Millenium - Proceeding of the XIV LISSSD (pp. 785-788). Porirua, New Zealand: ESR.
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Melin, P. (31 October 2000). Strep B OIA and prenatal cultures for identification of GBS carriers at delivery [Paper presentation]. Workshop, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

Melin, P. (05 October 2000). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B [Paper presentation]. Tour de pédiatrie assis, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Schmitz, M., Tsobo, C., HAYETTE, M.-P., & De Mol, P. (2000). Rapid intrapartum test (Strep B OIA) and prenatal cultures for identification of group B streptococcal carriers at delivery: a prospective study. In AAmerican Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 40th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 357 session 30). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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MELIN, P., Schmitz, M., Heinrichs, I., HAYETTE, M.-P., Foidart, J.-M., & De Mol, P. (2000). Prevention of neonatal group B streptococcal disease in Belgium: hospital policy, obstetricians' practice and laboratory processing. In American Society of Microbiology (Ed.), Program and Abstracts of the 40th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (pp. 1746). Washington, United States: American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
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Melin, P. (30 August 2000). Streptocoques du groupe B: premier agent responsable d'infections néonatales graves. Epidémiologie, facteurs de risque, prévention et technique de dépistage [Paper presentation]. Séminaire BMD, St Cyprien, France.

Melin, P. (16 June 2000). Gravité de l'infection néonatale à GBS. Stratégies de prévention et Prise en charge du nouveau-né. Situation en Communauté Française [Paper presentation]. Colloque obstétrico-pédiatrique, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (06 May 2000). Gravité de l'infection néonatale à GBS. Stratégies de prévention et Prise en charge du nouveau-né. Situation en Communauté Française [Paper presentation]. 41ème Réunion du Groupement Belge des Pédiatres de Langue Française, Gembloux, Belgium.

Melin, P. (23 March 2000). Gravité de l'infection néonatale à GBS. Bénéfices à attendre des stratégies de prévention: devoirs du laboratoire [Paper presentation]. Formations continues, Liège, Belgium.

Chapelle, J.-P., Melin, P., & Philippe, M. (10 February 2000). Place des examens d'urine dans la biologie clinique actuelle [Paper presentation]. Formation continue en Biologie clinique, CHU Liège, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (29 January 2000). Prévention des infections néonatales à streptocoques du groupe B. Etude en Communauté Française de Belgique [Paper presentation]. Journée Lillo-Liégeoise de gynécologie-obstétrique, Liège, Belgium.

Henry, F., Hayette, M.-P., Melin, P., & Pierard, G. (2000). Comment j'explore...une mycobactériose cutanée atypique. Revue Médicale de Liège, 55 (12), 1058-1063.
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Melin, P. (2000). Streptococcus agalactiae. In P. Goubau & A. Van Gompel (Eds.), Repères en Microbiologie (Troisième édition, révisée et complétée, pp. 133-136). Louvain, Belgium: Garant.

MELIN, P. (2000). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1999).

MELIN, P. (1999). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1998). (Rapport annuel 1998). Bruxelles, Belgium: Instiut d'Hygiène et d'épidémiologie.

MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Vincento Fernandez, W., & De Mol, P. (October 1999). Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from patients in Belgium through 1989-1991 and 1996-1999 [Poster presentation]. XIV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (LISSSD), Auckland, New Zealand.

MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (October 1999). Serotype Distribution of Invasive Streptococcus agalactiae Isolated from Neonates and Adults in Belgium over a 4-years Period (1995-1999) [Poster presentation]. XIV Lancefield International Symposium on Streptococci and Streptococcal Diseases (LISSSD), Auckland, New Zealand.

MELIN, P., Rodriguez Cuns, G., Vincento Fernandez, W., & De Mol, P. (September 1999). Surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from patients in Belgium (1989-1991 versus 1996-1999) [Poster presentation]. 39th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, United States.

Melin, P. (08 May 1999). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B [Paper presentation]. 5ème Journée de Biologie Clinique, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P., Schmitz, M., De Mol, P., Foidart, J.-M., & Rigo, J. (May 1999). Le streptocoque du groupe B, premiere cause d'infections neonatales graves. Epidemiologie et strategies de prevention. Revue Médicale de Liège, 54 (5), 460-7.
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Hayette, M.-P., Bolland, P., Seidel, L., Welter, S., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (May 1999). Comparative evaluation of Fungitest, Neosensitabs and broth microdilution method for yeasts susceptibility testing [Poster presentation]. ASM 99th general meeting, Chicago, United States - Illinois.

Chetoui, H., Delhalle, E., Melin, P., Sabri, A., Thonart, P., & De Mol, P. (May 1999). Epidemiological Typing of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing Klebsiella Pneumoniae Isolates by Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis and Antibiotic Susceptibility Patterns. Research in Microbiology, 150 (4), 265-72. doi:10.1016/S0923-2508(99)80051-5
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MELIN, P. (27 April 1999). Présentation du protocole d'évaluation des techniques de dépistage et de la prévalence de la colonisation par GBS [Paper presentation]. Colloque obstétrico-pédiatrique, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (26 March 1999). Streptocoques du groupe B: premier agent responsable d'infections néonatales graves. Epidémiologie, facteurs de risque et prévention [Paper presentation]. Infection et grossesse - Forum franco-allemand de microbiologie et de gynécologie-obstétrique, Crans, Switzerland.

Melin, P. (26 March 1999). Streptocoques du groupe B: culture et recherche rapide d'antigène [Paper presentation]. Infection et grossesse - Forum franco-allemand de microbiologie et de gynécologie-obstétrique, Crans, Switzerland.

MELIN, P. (06 March 1999). Group B Streptococcal Disease in Belgium: Epidemiology, Screening Methods, Prevention [Paper presentation]. Mise au point sur les maladies infectieuses congénitales: CMV, Toxoplasmose et GBS, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (25 February 1999). Group B Streptococcal Disease in Belgium: Culture and Rapid screening [Paper presentation]. Colloque obstétrico-pédiatrique des cliniques Ste Anne, St Remy et St Etienne, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (21 January 1999). Infections à Streptocoques du groupe B: Stratégies de prévention des infections néonatales - pathogène sous-estimé chez l'adulte [Paper presentation]. La microbiologie clinique pratique: Rencontres interhospitalières de la province du Hainaut, Charleroi, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (12 December 1998). Présentation du projet d'épidémiologie et de prévention des infections néonatales à GBS [Paper presentation]. Infections et grossesse, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (1998). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1997). (Rapport annuel 1997). Bruxelles, Belgium: Instiut d'Hygiène et d'épidémiologie.

Melin, P. (October 1998). Molecular Biology of Antimicrobial resistance [Paper presentation]. Antimicrobial Resistance International symposium, Vail, United States.

Melin, P. (April 1998). Emerging Antimicrobial Resistance: what have we learned? [Paper presentation]. 18th Congress of the Greek Society of Microbiology, Athène, Greece.

MELIN, P. (19 February 1998). Prévention des infections périnatales à streptocoques du groupe B: proposition de stratégies de prévention [Paper presentation]. Colloque de gynécologie obstétrique, Liege, Belgium.

Chetoui, H., Delhalle, E., Melin, P., Struelens, M. J., De Ryck, R., Osterrieth, P., & De Mol, P. (February 1998). Typing of Nosocomial Strains of Serratia Marcescens: Comparison of Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis of Macrorestriction Fragments with Biotyping, Esterase Typing and Ribotyping. Research in Microbiology, 149 (2), 137-43. doi:10.1016/S0923-2508(98)80028-4
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MELIN, P. (31 January 1998). Infections oculaires: prélèvements et examen microbiologiques [Paper presentation]. symposium annuel, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (11 December 1997). Laboratory Diagnosis of Neonatal Bacterial Infections [Paper presentation]. "Infection in the Newborn", 9th Symposium of the Belgian Society of Infectiology and Clinical microbiology, Verviers, Belgium.

Melin, P. (06 December 1997). L'infection vaginale: le diagnostic microbiologique.

MELIN, P. (04 December 1997). Beta-lactamase à spectre élargi ou BLSE: importance clinique et problèmes de détection [Paper presentation]. Formations continues, Herstal, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (18 November 1997). Epidémie à Acinetobacter anitratus: un réservoir inédit [Paper presentation]. Mardi de l'infectiologie, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (1997). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1996). (Rapport annuel 1996). Bruxelles, Belgium: Instiut d'Hygiène et d'épidémiologie.

MELIN, P. (14 October 1997). Mécanismes de résistance aux antibiotiques et règles d'interprétation de l'antibiogramme (II) [Paper presentation]. ABTL Journée de formation continue, Liège, Belgium.

Melin, P. (04 October 1997). Overview of Group B Streptococcal Disease in Belgium and Assessment of Strep B OIA Screening test for Vaginal Carriage [Paper presentation]. International Strep B Symposium, Strep B: Diagnosis and Prevention, Vail, United States.

Melin, P. (20 September 1997). Le sédiment urinaire: pourquoi et comment? [Paper presentation]. Journée nationale de biologie clinique, Luxembourg.

MELIN, P. (16 September 1997). Mécanismes de résistance aux antibiotiques et règles d'interprétation de l'antibiogramme (I) [Paper presentation]. ABTL Journée de formation continue, Liege, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (19 June 1997). Evaluation des performances du Sysmex UF-100 [Paper presentation]. ABTL Journée de formation continue, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (11 June 1997). Blood culturing in the 90's: Why and When? [Paper presentation]. The 1997 Bactec User Group Meeting, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Chetoui, H., Melin, P., Struelens, M. J., Delhalle, E., Nigo, M. M., De Ryck, R., & De Mol, P. (June 1997). Comparison of Biotyping, Ribotyping, and Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis for Investigation of a Common-Source Outbreak of Burkholderia Pickettii Bacteremia. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 35 (6), 1398-403. doi:10.1128/jcm.35.6.1398-1403.1997
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Cavalier, E., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (May 1997). Validation of the Bactec 9240 [Poster presentation]. 8th ECCMID, Lausanne, Switzerland.

MELIN, P. (11 March 1997). Infections à Streptocoques beta-hémolytiques du groupe B: épidémiologie et prévention des infections néonatales [Paper presentation]. Les Mardis de l'infectiologie, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P., Boelaert, J., Chbicheb, R., & De Mol, P. (March 1997). Effect of deferoxamine on the in vitro growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium [Paper presentation]. International conference on HIV and Iron, Bruges, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (21 February 1997). Streptocoque du groupe B: infection néonatale et prévention [Paper presentation]. Colloque des Hôpitaux du Sud Luxembourg, Virton, Belgium.

Melin, P. (February 1997). Blood culturing in the 90's: Why and When? [Paper presentation]. First Lithuanian Blood Culture Congress, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Vandamme, P., Devriese, L. A., Pot, B., Kersters, K., & Melin, P. (January 1997). Streptococcus difficile Is a Nonhemolytic Group B, Type Ib Streptococcus. International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology, 47 (1), 81-5. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-1-81
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MELIN, P., Dirickx, C., Godefroid, O., & De Mol, P. (September 1996). Evaluation of Etest for susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and mycobacteria other than tuberculosis [Paper presentation]. 36th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), New Orleans, United States.

NYS, M., DAMAS, P., LEDOUX, D., De Mol, P., MELIN, P., & Lamy, M. (September 1996). Endotoxin levels in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and early diagnosis of acute bacterial pneumonia [Poster presentation]. 9th European Congress on Intensive Care Medicine, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Chetoui, H., MELIN, P., Struelens, M. J., Mutro Nigo, M., De Ryck, R., & De Mol, P. (September 1996). Evaluation of ribotyping versus pulsed-field gel electrophoresis for epidemiologic typing of Pseudomonas pickettii [Poster presentation]. 36th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), New Orleans, United States.

MELIN, P. (05 June 1996). Automation en microbiologie: Actualité et perspectives [Paper presentation]. Instrurama 96 - Symposium: L'automation des laboratoires, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (23 May 1996). Les nouvelles méthodes de stérilisation [Paper presentation]. Réunion de l"association francophone des pharmaciens hospitaliers de Belgique, Beersel, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (May 1996). Automatisation en microbiologie [Paper presentation]. Journée de formation continue, Liège, Belgium.

Hayette, M.-P., Demonty, J., Datry, A., Melin, P., & De Mol, P. (May 1996). Traveller's diarrhea due to microsporidia in a immunocompetent patient back from Guatemala [Poster presentation]. Joint meeting in Parasitology, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (March 1996). Pseudomonas pickettii: nosocomial outbreak of bacteremia [Paper presentation]. GDEPIH-GOSPIZ Symposium, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (March 1996). Automatiisation: actualité et perspectives [Paper presentation]. Colloques du samedi, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (10 February 1996). Prélèvement et rôle du laboratoire [Paper presentation]. Réunion de la Société Belge d'ophtalmologie, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Pierard, D., De Meyer A, Rosseel, P., Van Cauwenbergh, M., Struelens, M., Delmée, M., Goossens, H., Claeys, G., Glupczynski, Y., Verbist, L., Melin, P., & Lauwers, S. (1996). In vitro activity of amoxycillin/clavulanate and ticarcillin/clavulanate compared with that of other antibiotics against anaerobic bacteria: comparison with the results of the 1987 survey. Acta Clinica Belgica, 51 (2), 70-9. doi:10.1080/17843286.1996.11718489
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WEEKERS, J.-F., Melin, P., Lejeune, T., & Gerard, C. (1996). Vérification microbiologiques et sérologiques des donneurs de cornées. Bulletin de la Société Belge d'Ophtalmologie, 260, 59-63.

MELIN, P. (1996). Streptococcus agalactiae (dans rapport de surveillance des maladies infectieuses 1995). (Rapport annuel 1995). Bruxelles, Belgium: Instiut d'Hygiène et d'épidémiologie.

Mathy-Hartert, M., Deby, G., Melin, P., Lamy, M., & Deby, C. (1996). Bactericidal activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa is acquired by cultured human monocyte-derived macrophages after uptake of myeloperoxidase. Experientia, 52 (2), 167-74. doi:10.1007/BF01923364
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Melin, P. (1996). Infections oculaires traumatiques et iatrogènes: prélèvements et rôle du laboratoire. Bulletin de la Société Belge d'Ophtalmologie, 260, 27-32.

MELIN, P. (08 December 1995). Surveillance des streptocoques beta-hémolytiques du groupe B [Paper presentation]. Diagnostic et surveillance des maladies infectieuses - Symposium annuel ISP, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Evrard, B., CHRISTIAENS, G., Dandrifosse, A.-C., Chetoui, H., MELIN, P., & De Mol, P. (October 1995). Etude de la sensibilité de 100 souches hospitalières d'entérobactéries productrices de beta-lactamases à spectre élargi [Poster presentation]. Symposium de la Société Belge d'Infectiologie et Microbiologie Clinique, Leuven, Belgium.

Evrard, B., MELIN, P., Galleni, M., ART, M.-C., & De Mol, P. (October 1995). Etude des beta-lactamases de 7 souches hospitalières de Klebsiella pneumoniae [Poster presentation]. Symposium National de la Société Belge de Biologie Clinique, Belgium.

Chetoui, H., Delhalle, E., Rousseaux, D., MELIN, P., De Mol, P., & Osterrieth, P. (September 1995). Discrimination of epidemic and sporadic isolates of Serratia marcescens by three typing methods [Poster presentation]. 35th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, United States.

MELIN, P., Struelens, M., MUTSERS, J., Delporte, J.-P., Deryck, R., Chetoui, H., DEMONTY, J., & De Mol, P. (September 1995). Nosocomial outbreak of Pseudomonas pickettii infections originating from intrinsically contaminated "sterile" saline [Poster presentation]. 35th Intersciences Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), San Francisco, United States.

Delmée, M., Melin, P., Peetermans, W., Verbist, L., & Verschraegen, G. (1995). Treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis. Summary of a round table held in Brussels on March, 3rd, 1994. Acta Clinica Belgica, 50 (2), 114-6.
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MELIN, P. (November 1994). Dépistage rapide et prévention de l'infection néonatale à streptocoque du groupe B [Paper presentation]. Mercredi de pathologie infectieuse, Bruxelles, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (April 1994). MRSA, une menace réelle, un défit persistant ! [Paper presentation]. Les Mardis de l'infectiologie, Liège, Belgium.

Duchesne, B., Marechal-Courtois, & Melin, P. (1994). A propos d'un cas de kératite a Mycobacterium chelonae. Bulletin de la Société Belge d'Ophtalmologie, 254, 59-62.

MELIN, P. (June 1992). Problèmes de prélèvement, de transport et de microbiologie des pus.

MELIN, P. (06 February 1992). Dépistage rapide des colonisations vaginales par le streptococcus agalactiae B chez les parturientes et prévention des infections neonatales.

Melin, P., Foidart, J.-M., & Osterrieth, P. (1992). Evaluation des techniques de diagnostic rapide des colonisations intravaginales par le Streptococcus agalactiae B chez les parturientes. Gynécologie Internationale, 1, 126-134.
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MELIN, P. (07 November 1991). Integration of IMS (Information management System) and BCI (Bidirectional Computer Interface) at the University Hospital of Liege [Paper presentation]. Vitek System Users Group Meeting, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Melin, P. (October 1990). Evaluation de techniques rapides de diagnostic de colonisation vaginale par le streptocoque béta-hémolytique du groupe B chez les parturientes.

MELIN, P., Foidart, J.-M., & Osterrieth, P. (June 1990). Evaluation of a rapid latex agglutination test and of a rapid culture method for the detection of vaginal group B streptococci in women in labor [Paper presentation]. 6th International Congress on Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology and Immunology, Helsinki, Finland.

MELIN, P. (10 March 1990). Les méningites bactériennes [Paper presentation]. Entretiens de pathologie infectieuse, Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (25 January 1990). Le suivi des séropositifs HIV - Infections opportunistes [Paper presentation]. Réunions d'information scientifique de biologie clinique, Liège, Belgium.

Osterrieth, P. M., Melin, P., & Rousseau, D. (1990). Les Prélèvements pour Analyses Microbiologiques. Liège, Belgium: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège, Université de Liège.

Pierard, D., De Meyer, A., Rossell, P., Glupczynski, Y., Struelens, M., Delmée, M., Pattyn, S. R., Verschraegen, G., Melin, P., & Lauwers, S. (1989). In vitro activity of amoxycillin plus clavulanic acid and ticarcillin plus clavulanic acid compared with that of other antibiotics against anaerobic bacteria. Acta Clinica Belgica, 44 (4), 228-36. doi:10.1080/17843286.1989.11718022
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Melin, P. (1987). Recherche sur l’épidémiologie du Streptococcus agalactiae B chez les parturientes et les nouveau-nés [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/26815

MELIN, P., Osterrieth, P., & Foidart, J.-M. (April 1987). Group B Streptococci colonization in mothers and babies [Paper presentation]. 1st International Meeting on Bacterial Epidemiological Markers, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Joiris, E., Ulama-Dubois, N., & Melin, P. (March 1983). Infections intestinales et systemiques à Campylobacter. Revue Médicale de Liège, 38 (6), 204-8.
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MELIN, P. (16 December 1982). Techniques de diagnostic des chlamydioses [Paper presentation]. Réunion d'information scientifiques "Techniques nouvelles", Liège, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (28 October 1982). Les Chlamydia, clinique, épidémiologie et diagnostic [Paper presentation]. Réunion du groupe de microbiologie, Namur, Belgium.

Melin, P., Delhalle, E., & Carpentier, M. (02 March 1982). Evaluation data of new MS-2 urine screening program [Paper presentation]. Symposium MS-2 Abbott, Antwerp, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (26 November 1981). Le dosage des apolipoproteines [Paper presentation]. Réunions de chimie médicale, Liege, Belgium.

MELIN, P. (1978). La tératologie et les agents de l'environnement [Master’s dissertation, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/37517

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