Journal of Infectious Diseases (TvI)

The Journal of Infectious Diseases (TvI) is published 6 times a year and is distributed through controlled circulation in the Netherlands free-of-charge to internal medicine specialists-infectiologists, paediatricians, medical microbiologists, dermatologists, neurologists, municipal health service doctors, gynaecologists, epidemiologists, geriatricians, intensive care specialists, pulmonologists, rheumatologists and those in training to these specialisations with an interest in infectious diseases.

TVI is a practical and informative medical journal. The aim of the journal is to provide insight and overview of the latest medical developments. Through TVI, one is informed quickly about new relevant developments for clinical practice in infectious diseases and related fields. The content is compiled by an independent editorial board, written by medical specialists within the field and is peer-reviewed in order to warrant objective information.

Of course, TVI is open to contributions from readers. Spontaneous submissions can be published after review and approval by the editorial board. More information about submissions is available under: Submission of manuscripts.


Editorial Board


P.H.P. Groeneveld, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Internal Medicine, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle


V. Bekker, MD, paediatrician, ID specialist and immunologist, Willem-Alexander Kinderziekenhuis, LUMC, Leiden
R.W. Bosboom, MD, med. microbiologist, Med. Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory, Rijnstate Ziekenhuis, Velp
A.P. van Dam, MD, med. microbiologist, Dep. of Med. Microbiology, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, Amsterdam, Streeklaboratorium, Amsterdam
A.S.M. Dofferhoff, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Internal Medicine, Canisius-Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis, Nijmegen
M. Gompelman, internist and ID specialist in training, med. researcher, Radboud UMC, Nijmegen
A. Goorhuis, MD, internist, Dep. of Infectious Diseases and Centrum voor Tropische Geneeskunde & Reizigersgeneeskunde, Amsterdam UMC, location AMC, Amsterdam
M.L. Grijsen, MD, dermatologist, Dep. of Dermatology, LUMC, Leiden, currently situated in Indonesia
C.S. Hakkers, internist in training, Dep. of Infectious Diseases, UMCU, Utrecht

C.D.J. den Heijer, MD, health and community doctor in training, GGD Zuid-Limburg, Heerlen
O. Karimi, MD, internist, ID specialist and geriatrician, Ziekenhuis St Jansdal, Harderwijk
F.N. Lauw, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Internal Medicine, MC Jan van Goyen, Amsterdam
J.L.A.N. Murk, MD, med. microbiologist, Laboratory for Med. Microbiology and Immunology, Elisabeth-TweeSteden Ziekenhuis, Tilburg
C. Obihara, MD, paediatrician, paediatric ID specialist and immunologist, Dep. of Pediatrics, Elisabeth-TweeSteden Ziekenhuis, Tilburg
A.H.E. Roukens, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Infectious Diseases, LUMC, Leiden
L. Slobbe, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Med. Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
R. Steingrover, MD, med. microbiologist, Dep. of Med. Microbiology and Infection prevention, Sint Maarten Medical Center and Sint Maarten Medical Laboratory Services, Sint Maarten
I.N. Vlasveld, MD, internist and ID specialist, Martini Ziekenhuis, Groningen
G.H.J. Wagenvoort, MD, med. microbiologist, Laboratory for Med. Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Isala Klinieken, Zwolle
L.J. Wammes, MD, med. microbiologist in training, Dep. of Med. Microbiology, LUMC Leiden
M. Wegdam-Blans, MD, med. microbiologist, PAMM Laboratory for Pathology and Med. Microbiology, Catharina Ziekenhuis, Veldhoven
M.E. van Wolfswinkel, MD, internist and ID specialist, Dep. of Med. Microbiology, MUMC+, Maastricht

Submission of manuscripts

Author Instructions

These author instructions provide a detailed overview of the requirements for the different article types of the journal.

Patient consent

If your manuscript contains photo’s, scans or videos of patients, please print and return this form of written consent to us after it has been signed by both the patient and yourself as author of the manuscript.


All authors of an article need to sign the copyright form.


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