Leiden University Medical Centre,
Leiden (Netherlands)

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Department of Infectious Diseases, Section Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine

Postal address: C5P-41, Albinusdreef 2, 2334 AX Leiden, The Netherlands

Website: https://www.lumc.nl/

Site coordinator

Leo Visser
Email: L.G.Visser@lumc.nl

Tel.: +31 71 526 2613

Type of Institution

  • Travel clinic
  • Outpatients department
  • Inpatient department for infectious and tropical diseases
  • Research department

Services

  • Pre-travel services
  • Post-travel outpatients services
  • Inpatient care

Special services

  • Online consultations
  • Consultations for international companies
  • National reference centre for parasitology

In-house facilities

  • Laboratory
      • Haematology
      • Chemistry
      • Parasitology
      • Virology
      • Mycology
      • Serology
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray
  • CT
  • MRI

24h public emergency service hotline

  • +31 71 526 91 11

Links / collaborations

  • ISTM
  • Dutch society parasitology

Current research

  • Intradermal vaccination
  • Studies on protective immunity and vaccine development using controled falciparum malaria infection in volunteers (UMC St. Radboud Nijmegen, Centre for clinical
    malaria studies)
  • Immune response to yellow fever vaccine
  • ESBL - carriage in returning travellers
  • Immune response to vaccination in travellers receiving immunobiologicals
  • travel-related morbidity in special travellers groups (inflammatory bowel disease, solid organ transplant recipients, medical students, elderly,…)
  • ultra-sensitive diagnostics for schistosomiasis

Future research interests

  • Fever in returning travellers