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Attribution of global foodborne disease to specific foods: Findings from a World Health Organization structured expert elicitation
Hoffmann S, Devleesschauwer B, Aspinall W, Cooke R, Corrigan T, Havelaar AH, Angulo FJ, Gibb HJ, Kirk MD, Lake RJ, Speybroeck N, Torgerson PR, Hald T.
PLOS ONE. 2017; 12:e0183641
FERG Foodborne disease

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





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

Geospatial and age-related patterns of Taenia solium taeniasis in the rural health zone of Kimpese, Democratic Republic of Congo
Madinga J, Kanobana K, Lukanu P, Abatih E, Baloji S, Linsuke S, Praet N, Kapinga S, Polman K, Lutumba P, Speybroeck N, Dorny P, Harrison W, Gabriel S.
Acta Trop. 2017; 165:100-109
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


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



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



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


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


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

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

A Bayesian approach for estimating values for prevalence and diagnostic test characteristics of porcine cysticercosis
Dorny P, Phiri IK, Vercruysse J, Gabriel S, Willingham AL 3rd, Brandt J, Victor B, Speybroeck N, Berkvens D.
Int J Parasitol. 2004; 34:569-576
Foodborne disease True prevalence