Assessing West Nile virus (WNV) and Usutu virus (USUV) exposure in bird ringers in the Netherlands: a high-risk group for WNV and USUV infection?

Chiara de Bellegarde de Saint Lary, Louella M.R. Kasbergen, Patricia C.J.L. Bruijning-Verhagen, Henk van der Jeugd, Felicity Chandler, Boris M. Hogema, Hans L. Zaaijer, Fiona R.M. van der Klis, Luisa Barzon, Erwin de Bruin, Quirine ten Bosch, Marion P.G. Koopmans, Reina S. Sikkema, Leo G. Visser Introduction In...

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Special Issue One Health Journal

While there is a wide-spread concern that global change will accelerate the spread of arboviruses, hitherto only few studies address the complex web of interlinkages between people, vectors and viruses in an integrated fashion. Such studies are pivotal for the development of strategies to manage...

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Publication | Evaluation of the use of alternative sample types for mosquito-borne flavivirus surveillance: Using Usutu virus as a model

Nnomzie C.Atama, Irina V.Chestakova, Erwinde Bruin, Tijs J. van den Berg, Emmanuelle Munger, ChantalReusken, Bas B.Oude Munnink, Henkvan der Jeugd, Judith M.A.van den Brand, Marion P.G.Koopmans, Reina S.Sikkema. Highlights The study examined the use of less invasive alternative samples for...

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Publication | Analytical framework to evaluate and optimize the use of imperfect diagnostics to inform outbreak response: Application to the 2017 plague epidemic in Madagascar

Quirine ten Bosch, Voahangy Andrianaivoarimanana, Beza Ramasindrazana, Guillain Mikaty, Rado J. L. Rakotonanahary, Birgit Nikolay, Soloandry Rahajandraibe, Maxence Feher, Quentin Grassin, Juliette Paireau, Soanandrasana Rahelinirina, Rindra Randremanana, Feno...

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