Prof Hans (H. L.) Zaaijer MD PhD


Medical doctor, medical microbiologist


Confirmatory testing of blood-borne viral infections
1995 - University of Amsterdam

Research interests

Detection and epidemiology of blood-borne infections. Decision making and ethics concerning preventive measures. Occult HBV infection


Serological and nucleic acid-based detection of infectious agents


2008-presentHead of Dept Blood-borne Infections, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam
2003-presentMedical microbiologist at Clinical Virology, AMC, Amsterdam
1999-2003Medical microbiologist at VU Medical Centre, Amsterdam
1996-1999VUmc: training as medical microbiologist (prof.dr. Vandenbroucke-Grauls)
1982-1995Central Laboratory of the Dutch Blood Transfusion Service:
a) 1982-1986: MD at IT-department.
b) 1986-1991: Head of ‘Information Centre' .
c) 1992-1995: Laboratory physician at CLB-Virology
1974-1982Medicine, University of Amsterdam