CBRA Publications

Epidemiology of taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe, a systematic review: Western Europe
Laranjo-González M, Devleesschauwer B, Trevisan C, Allepuz A, Sotiraki S, Abraham A, Boaventura Afonso M, Blocher J, Cardoso L, Manuel Correia da Costa J, ..., Dermauw V.
Parasit Vectors. 2017; 10:349
CYSTINET; Foodborne disease

Present status of laboratory diagnosis of human taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe
Gómez-Morales MA, Gárate T, Blocher J, Devleesschauwer B, Smit GSA, Schmidt V, Pereguer MJ, Ludovisi A, Pozio E, Dorny P, Gabriël S, Winkler AS.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017; in press
CYSTINET; Foodborne disease






Disability weights for chronic mercury intoxication resulting from gold mining activities: results from an online pairwise comparisons survey
Steckling N, Devleesschauwer B, Winkelnkemper J, Fischer F, Ericson B, Krämer A, Hornberg C, Fuller R, Plass D, Bose-O'Reilly S.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017; 14:57
Burden; Disability weights

Cost-effectiveness of screening for active cases of tuberculosis in Flanders, Belgium
Smit GSA, Apers L, Arrazole de Onate W, Beutels P, Dorny P, Forier A-M, Janssens K, Macq J, Mak R, Schol S, Wildemeersch D, Speybroeck N, Devleesschauwer B.
Bull World Health Organ. 2017; 95:27-35
Belgium; Cost-effectiveness

Taenia solium in Europe: Still endemic?
Devleesschauwer B, Allepuz A, Dermauw V, Johansen MV, Laranjo-González M, Smit GSA, Sotiraki S, Trevisan C, Wardrop NA, Dorny P, Gabriël S.
Acta Trop. 2017; 165:96-99
CYSTINET; Foodborne disease

The societal cost of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Tanzania
Trevisan C, Devleesschauwer B, Schmidt V, Winkler AS, Harrison W, Johansen MV.
Acta Tropica. 2017; 165:141-154
Burden; CYSTINET; Foodborne disease

Health and Economic Burden of Campylobacter
Devleesschauwer B, Bouwknegt M, Mangen M-JJ, Havelaar AH.
In: Klein G (ed) Campylobacter: Features, Detection, and Prevention of Foodborne Disease. 2017; 1:27-40
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease



Toxoplasma gondii in stranded marine mammals from the North Sea and Eastern Atlantic Ocean: findings and diagnostic difficulties
van de Velde N, Devleesschauwer B, Leopold M, Begeman L, Ijsseldijk LL, Hiemstra S, Ijzer J, Brownlow A, Davison N, Haelters J, Jauniaux T, Siebert U, Dorny P, De Craeye S.
Vet Parasitol. 2016; 230:25-32
Animal health; Foodborne disease

Cost-effectiveness analysis in melanoma detection: a transition model applied to dermoscopy
Tromme I, Legrand C, Devleesschauwer B, Leiter U, Suciu S, Eggermont A, Sacré L, Baurain J-F, Thomas L, Beutels P, Speybroeck N.
Eur J Cancer. 2016; 67:38-45
Belgium; Cost-effectiveness


Trypanosoma cruzi: Time for international recognition as a foodborne parasite
Robertson LJ, Devleesschauwer B, Alarcón de Noya B, Noya González O, Torgerson PR.
PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 2016; 10:e0004656
Burden; Foodborne disease

Epidemiology, impact and control of rabies in Nepal: a systematic review
Devleesschauwer B, Aryal A, Sharma BK, Ale A, Declercq A, Depraz S, Gaire TN, Gongal G, Karki S, Pandey BD, Pun SB, Duchateau L, Dorny P, Speybroeck N.
PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 2016; 10: e0004461
Burden; Nepal


Research synthesis methods in an age of globalized risks: lessons from the global burden of foodborne disease expert elicitation
WHO FERG Source Attribution Task Force, Hald T, Angulo F, Mansor Bin Hamzah W, Bellinger D, Black R, de Silva N, Döpfer D, Havelaar A, Gibb H, Kasuga F, Lake R, Rokni MB, Speybroeck N, Aspinall W, Cooke R, Hoffmann S, Devleesschauwer B, Pires SM.
Risk Anal. 2016; 36:191-292
Burden; FERG



Melanoma burden by melanoma stage: assessment through a disease transition model
Tromme I, Legrand C, Devleesschauwer B, Leiter U, Suciu S, Eggermont A, Francart J, Calay F, Haagsma JA, Baurain J, Thomas L, Beutels P, Speybroeck N.
Eur J Cancer. 2016; 53:33-41
Belgium; Burden

Methodological framework for World Health Organization estimates of the global burden of foodborne disease
Devleesschauwer B, Haagsma JA, Angulo FJ, Bellinger DC, Cole D, Döpfer D, Fazil A, Fèvre EM, Gibb H, Hald T, Kirk MD, Lake RJ, Maertens de Noordhout C, Mathers CD, McDonald SA, Pires SM, Speybroeck N, Thomas MK, Torgerson PR, Wu F, Havelaar AH.
PLOS ONE. 2015; 10:e0142498
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of 22 foodborne bacterial, protozoal and viral diseases, 2010: a data synthesis
Kirk MD, Pires SM, Black RE, Caipo M, Crump JA, Devleesschauwer B, Döpfer D, Fazil A, Fischer-Walker CL, Hald T, Hall AJ, Keddy KH, Lake R, Lanata CF, Torgerson PR, Havelaar AH, Angulo FJ.
PLOS Med. 2015; 12:e1001921
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

National studies as a component of the World Health Organization initiative to estimate the global and regional burden of foodborne disease
Lake R, Devleesschauwer B, Nasinyama G, Havelaar A, Kuchenmüller T, Haagsma J, Jensen H, Jessani N, Maertens de Noordhout C, Angulo F, Ehiri J, Molla L, Agaba F, Aungkulanon S, Kumagai Y, Speybroeck N.
PLOS ONE. 2015; 10:e0140319
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of 11 foodborne parasitic diseases, 2010: a data synthesis
Torgerson PR, Devleesschauwer B, Praet N, Speybroeck N, Willingham AL, Kasuga F, Rokni MB, Zhou X-N, Fevre E, Sripa B, Gargouri N, Fürst T, Budke CM, Carabin H, Kirk MD, Angulo FJ, Havelaar AH, de Silva N.
PLOS Med. 2015; 12:e1001920
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

World Health Organization estimates of the global and regional disease burden of four foodborne chemical toxins, 2010: a data synthesis
Gibb HJ, Devleesschauwer B, Bolger PM, Wu F, Ezendam J, Cliff J, Zeilmaker M, Verger P, Pitt J, Baines J, Adegoke G, Afshari R, Liu Y, Bokkers B, van Loveren H, Mengelers M, Havelaar A, Bellinger D.
F1000 Research. 2015; 4:1393
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease


World Health Organization global estimates and regional comparisons of the burden of foodborne disease, 2010
Havelaar AH, Kirk MD, Torgerson PR, Gibb H, Hald T, Lake RJ, Praet N, Angulo FJ, Bellinger DC, De Silva NR, Gargouri N, Speybroeck N, Cawthorne A, Mathers C, Stein C, Devleesschauwer B.
PLOS Med. 2015; 12:e1001923
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

Schistosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a literature review
Madinga J, Linsuke S, Mpabanzi L, Meurs L, Kanobana K, Speybroeck N, Lutumba P, Polman K.
Parasite Vectors. 2015; 8:601
Burden


Disability weights for the Global Burden of Disease 2013 study
Salomon JA, Haagsma JA, Davis A, Maertens de Noordhout C, Polinder S, Havelaar AH, Cassini A, Devleesschauwer B, Kretzschmar M, Speybroeck N, Murray CJL, Vos T.
Lancet Glob Health. 2015; 3:712-723
Disability weights




Modelling the potential of focal screening and treatment as elimination strategy for Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Peruvian Amazon Region
Rosas-Aguirre A, Erhart A, Llanos-Cuentas A, Branch O, Berkvens D, Abatih E, Lambert P, Frasso G, Rodriguez H, Gamboa D, Sihuincha M, Rosanas-Urgell A, D'Alessandro U, Speybroeck N.
Parasite Vectors. 2015; 8:261
Mathematical model


Estimation of canine Leishmania infection prevalence in six cities of the Algerian littoral zone using a Bayesian approach
Adel A, Abatih E, Speybroeck N, Soukehal A, Bouguedour R, Boughalem K, Bouhbal A, Djerbal M, Saegerman C, Berkvens D.
PLOS ONE. 2015; 10:e0117313
True prevalence

Data-driven methods for imputing national-level incidence rates in global burden of disease studies
McDonald SA, Devleesschauwer B, Speybroeck N, Hens N, Praet N, Torgerson PR, Havelaar AH, Wu F, Tremblay M, Amene EW, Döpfer D.
Bull World Health Organ. 2015; 93:228-236
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease


The low global burden of trichinellosis: evidence and implications
Devleesschauwer B, Praet N, Speybroeck N, Torgerson PR, Haagsma JA, De Smet K, Murrell KD, Pozio E, Dorny P.
Int J Parasitol. 2015; 45:95-99
Burden; FERG; Foodborne disease

Health related quality of life in melanoma patients expressed as utilities and disability weights
Tromme I, Devleesschauwer B, Beutels P, Richez P, Leroy A, Baurain J-F, Cornelis F, Bertrand C, Legrand N, Degueldre J, Thomas L, Legrand C, Lambert J, Haagsma J, Speybroeck N.
Br J Dermatol. 2014; 171:1443-1450
Belgium; Disability weights





DALY calculation in practice: a stepwise approach
Devleesschauwer B, Havelaar AH, Maertens de Noordhout C, Haagsma JA, Praet N, Dorny P, Duchateau L, Torgerson PR, Van Oyen H, Speybroeck N.
Int J Public Health. 2014; 59:571-574
Burden

Calculating disability-adjusted life years to quantify burden of disease
Devleesschauwer B, Havelaar AH, Maertens de Noordhout C, Haagsma JA, Praet N, Dorny P, Duchateau L, Torgerson PR, Van Oyen H, Speybroeck N.
Int J Public Health. 2014; 59:565-569
Burden


The burden of parasitic zoonoses in Nepal: a systematic review
Devleesschauwer B, Ale A, Torgerson P, Praet N, Maertens de Noordhout C, Pandey BD, Pun SB, Lake R, Vercruysse J, Joshi DD, Havelaar AH, Duchateau L, Dorny P, Speybroeck N.
PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 2014; 8:e2634
Burden; Foodborne disease; Nepal

Seroprevalence of zoonotic parasites in pigs slaughtered in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal
Devleesschauwer B, Pruvot M, Joshi DD, De Craeye S, Jennes M, Ale A, Welinski A, Lama S, Aryal A, Victor B, Duchateau L, Speybroeck N, Vercruysse J, Dorny P.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2013; 13:872-876
Foodborne disease; Nepal; True prevalence




WHO Initiative to estimate the Global Burden of Foodborne Diseases
Havelaar AH, Cawthorne A, Angulo F, Bellinger D, Corrigan T, Cravioto A, Gibb H, Hald T, Ehiri J, Kirk M, Lake R, Praet N, Speybroeck N, de Silva N, Stein C, Torgerson P, Kuchenmüller T.
Lancet. 2013; 381:S59
Burden; FERG

Understanding the burden of disease in Nepal: a call for local evidence
Devleesschauwer B, Ale A, Duchateau L, Dorny P, Lake R, Dhakal P, Pun SB, Pandey BD, Speybroeck N.
J Nepal Health Res Counc. 2013; 11:221-224
Burden; Nepal

Bayesian modelling to estimate the test characteristics of coprology, coproantigen ELISA and a novel real-time PCR for the diagnosis of taeniasis
Praet N, Verweij JJ, Mwape KE, Phiri IK, Muma JB, Zulu G, van Lieshout L, Rodriguez-Hidalgo R, Benitez-Ortiz W, Dorny P, Gabriël S.
Trop Med Int Health. 2013; 18:608-614
Foodborne disease; True prevalence




True versus apparent malaria infection prevalence: the contribution of a Bayesian approach
Speybroeck N, Praet N, Claes F, Van Hong N, Torres K, Mao S, Van den Eede P, Thi Thinh T, Gamboa D, Sochantha T, Thang ND, Coosemans M, Büscher P, D'Alessandro U, Berkvens D, Erhart A.
PLOS ONE. 2011; 6:e16705
True prevalence

Prioritizing emerging zoonoses in the Netherlands
Havelaar AH, van Rosse F, Bucura C, Toetenel MA, Haagsma JA, Kurowicka D, Heesterbeek JH, Speybroeck N, Langelaar MF, van der Giessen JW, Cooke RM, Braks MA.
PLOS ONE. 2010; 5:e13965
Risk ranking


Infection with versus exposure to Taenia solium: what do serological test results tell us?
Praet N, Rodriguez-Hidalgo R, Speybroeck N, Ahounou S, Benitez-Ortiz W, Berkvens D, Hul AV, Barrionuevo-Samaniego M, Saegerman C, Dorny P.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010; 83:413-415
Foodborne disease; True prevalence

Evidence-based semi-quantitative methodology for prioritization of food-borne zoonoses
Cardoen S, Van Huffel X, Berkvens D, Quoilin S, Ducoffre G, Saegerman C, Speybroeck N, Imberechts H, Herman L, Ducatelle R, Dierick K.
Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2009; 6:1083-1096
Belgium; Foodborne disease; Risk ranking

The disease burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Cameroon
Praet N, Speybroeck N, Manzanedo R, Berkvens D, Nsame Nforninwe D, Zoli A, Quet F, Preux PM, Carabin H, Geerts S.
PLOS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3:e406
Burden; Foodborne disease

Bayes and diagnostic testing
Lesaffre E, Speybroeck N, Berkvens D.
Vet Parasitol. 2007; 148:58-61
True prevalence