CBRA Publications


Food groups and risk of colorectal cancer
Schwingshackl L, Schwedhelm C, Hoffmann G, Knüppel S, Preterre AL, Iqbal K, Bechthold A, De Henauw S, Michels N, Devleesschauwer B, Boeing H, Schlesinger S.
Int J Cancer. 2017; in press

zDALY: An adjusted indicator to estimate the burden of zoonotic diseases
Torgerson PR, Rüegg S, Devleesschauwer B, Abela-Ridder B, Havelaar AH, Shaw AP, Rushton J, Speybroeck N.
One Health. 2017; in press
Burden Foodborne disease

Risk ranking of foodborne parasites: State of the art
Devleesschauwer B, Bouwknegt M, Dorny P, Gabriël S, Havelaar AH, Quoilin S, Robertson LJ, Speybroeck N, Torgerson PR, van der Giessen JWB, Trevisan C.
Food Waterborne Parasitol. 2017; in press
Foodborne disease Risk ranking


Re-visiting the detection of porcine cysticercosis based on full carcass dissections of naturally Taenia solium infected pigs
Chembensofu M, Mwape KE, Van Damme I, Hobbs E, Phiri IK, Masuku M, Zulu G, Colston A, Willingham AL, Devleesschauwer B, Van Hul A, Chota A, Speybroeck N, Berkvens D, Dorny P, Gabriël S.
Parasit Vectors. 2017; 10:572
CYSTISTOP Foodborne disease


Food groups and risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies
Bechthold A, Boeing H, Schwedhelm C, Hoffmann G, Knüppel S, Iqbal K, De Henauw S, Michels N, Devleesschauwer B, Schlesinger S, Schwingshackl L.
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2017; in press


Loop-mediated isothermal DNA amplification for asymptomatic malaria detection in challenging field settings: Technical performance and pilot implementation in the Peruvian Amazon
Serra-Casas E, Manrique P, Ding XC, Carrasco-Escobar G, Alava F, Gave A, Rodriguez H, Contreras-Mancilla J, Rosas-Aguirre A, Speybroeck N, González IJ, Rosanas-Urgell A, Gamboa D.
PLOS ONE. 2017; 12:e0185742
Malaria




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


Micro-epidemiology and spatial heterogeneity of P. vivax parasitaemia in riverine communities of the Peruvian Amazon: A multilevel analysis
Carrasco-Escobar G, Gamboa D, Castro MC, Bangdiwala SI, Rodriguez H, Contreras-Mancilla J, Alava F, Speybroeck N, Lescano AG, Vinetz JM, Rosas-Aguirre A, Llanos-Cuentas A.
Sci Rep. 2017; 7:8082
Malaria



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







Predictors of clinicians' underuse of daily sedation interruption and sedation scales
Sneyers B, Henrard S, Laterre PF, Perreault MM, Beguin C, Wouters D, Speybroeck N, Spinewine A.
J Crit Care. 2017; 38:182-189

Risk factors for mortality among adult HIV/AIDS patients following antiretroviral therapy in Southwestern Ethiopia: An assessment through survival models
Seyoum D, Degryse JM, Kifle YG, Taye A, Tadesse M, Birlie B, Banbeta A, Rosas-Aguirre A, Duchateau L, Speybroeck N.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017; 14:E296


Drought, conflict and children's undernutrition in Ethiopia 2000-2013: a meta-analysis
Delbiso TD, Rodriguez-Llanes JM, Donneau AF, Speybroeck N, Guha-Sapir D.
Bull World Health Organ. 2017; 95:94-102

Cost-effectiveness and budget effect analysis of a population-based skin cancer screening
Pil L, Hoorens I, Vossaert K, Kruse V, Tromme I, Speybroeck N, Annemans L, Brochez L.
JAMA Dermatol. 2017; 153:147-153
Belgium Cost-effectiveness

Spatio-temporal analysis of malaria incidence in the Peruvian Amazon Region between 2002 and 2013
Soto-Calle V, Rosas-Aguirre A, Llanos-Cuentas A, Abatih E, De Deken R, Rodriguez H, Rosanas-Urgell A, Gamboa D, D'Alessandro U, Erhart A, Speybroeck N.
Sci Rep. 2017; 7:40350
Malaria

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

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

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

Prevalence of Opisthorchis viverrini-like fluke infection in ducks in Binh Dinh Province, Central Vietnam
Dao TT, Abatih EN, Nguyen TT, Tran HT, Gabriël S, Smit GSA, Le PN, Dorny P.
Korean J Parasitol. 2016; 54:357-361
Foodborne disease


Collaborative approach to Optimise MEdication use for Older people in Nursing homes (COME-ON): study protocol of a cluster controlled trial
Anrys P, Strauven G, Boland B, Dalleur O, Declercq A, Degryse JM, De Lepeleire J, Henrard S, Lacour V, Simoens S, Speybroeck N, Vanhaecht K, Spinewine A, Foulon V.
Implement Sci. 2016; 11:35


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

Confirmed Plasmodium vivax resistance to chloroquine in central Vietnam
Thanh PV, Hong NV, Van NV, Louisa M, Baird K, Xa NX, Peeters Grietens K, Hung le X, Duong TT, Rosanas-Urgell A, Speybroeck N, D'Alessandro U, Erhart A.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015; 59:7411-7419
Malaria

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

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.
Parasit Vectors. 2015; 8:601



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

Hotspots of malaria transmission in the Peruvian Amazon: Rapid assessment through a parasitological and serological survey
Rosas-Aguirre A, Speybroeck N, Llanos-Cuentas A, Rosanas-Urgell A, Carrasco-Escobar G, Rodriguez H, Gamboa D, Contreras-Mancilla J, Alava F, Soares IS, Remarque E, D Alessandro U, Erhart A.
PLOS ONE. 2015; 10:e0137458
Malaria




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

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.
Parasit Vectors. 2015; 8:261
Malaria

Plasmodium vivax malaria at households: spatial clustering and risk factors in a low endemicity urban area of the northwestern Peruvian coast
Rosas-Aguirre A, Ponce OJ, Carrasco-Escobar G, Speybroeck N, Contreras-Mancilla J, Gamboa D, Pozo E, Herrera S, Llanos-Cuentas A.
Malar J. 2015; 14:176
Malaria



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

Long term outcome after lichtenstein hernia repair using general, locoregional or local anaesthesia
Verstraete L, Becaus N, Swannet H, Ceelen W, Duchateau L, Speybroeck N.
Acta Chir Belg. 2015; 115:136-141

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

Epidemiology of forest malaria in Central Vietnam: the hidden parasite reservoir
Thanh PV, Van Hong N, Van Van N, Van Malderen C, Obsomer V, Rosanas-Urgell A, Grietens KP, Xa NX, Bancone G, Chowwiwat N, Duong TT, D'Alessandro U, Speybroeck N, Erhart A.
Malar J. 2015; 14:86
Malaria


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

Clinical indicators of exposure to Coxiella burnetii in dairy herds
Saegerman C, Speybroeck N, Dal Pozzo F, Czaplicki G.
Transbound Emerg Dis. 2015; 62:46-54
Animal disease

Study and ranking of determinants of Taenia solium infections by classification tree models
Mwape KE, Phiri IK, Praet N, Dorny P, Muma JB, Zulu G, Speybroeck N, Gabriël S.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015; 92:56-63
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





Expert knowledge elicitation using computer simulation: the organization of frail elderly case management as an illustration
Chiêm JC, Van Durme T, Vandendorpe F, Schmitz O, Speybroeck N, Cès S, Macq J.
J Eval Clin Pract. 2014; 20:534-543
Agent-based model

High seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus among human immunodeficiency virus carriers in blood donors of Burkina Faso: a need for their screening before HARRT therapy
Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F, Sanou M, Samadoulougou S, Bakiono F, Kiénou K, Koumaré A, Dahourou H, Kaboré I, Ouattara S, Nebié Y, Speybroeck N, Robert A.
J Viral Hepat. 2014; 21:e52

Paediatric pharmacovigilance: use of pharmacovigilance data mining algorithms for signal detection in a safety dataset of a paediatric clinical study conducted in seven African countries
Kajungu DK, Erhart A, Talisuna AO, Bassat Q, Karema C, Nabasumba C, Nambozi M, Tinto H, Kremsner P, Meremikwu M, D'Alessandro U, Speybroeck N.
PLOS ONE. 2014; 9:e96388

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


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