2022

MEMO: Monitoring of exotic mosquitoes in Belgium
Deblauwe, I., Brosens, D., De Wolf, K., Smitz, N., Vanslembrouck, A., Schneider, A., De Witte, J., Verlé, I., Dekoninck, W., De Meyer, M., Backeljau, T., Gombeer, S., Meganck, K., Vanderheyden, A., Müller, R. and Van Bortel, W.

Gigabyte Data Release, 2022,  https://doi.org/10.46471/gigabyte.59

From a long-distance threat to the invasion front: a review of the invasive Aedes mosquito species in Belgium between 2007 and 2020
Deblauwe, I., De Wolf, K., De Witte, J., Schneider, A., Verlé, I., Vanslembrouck, A., Smitz, N., Demeulemeester, J., Van Loo, T., Dekoninck, W., Krit, M., Madder, M., Müller, R. and Van Bortel, W.

Parasites Vectors 15, 206, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05303-w

Driving factors for the distribution of sandflies in the Balkan.
Milis, A.

MSc Thesis Master in Biomedical Sciences: Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 2022, pp41.

National adaptation plan for Serbia: vectors and vector-borne diseases. Advancing medium and long-term adaptation planning in the Republic of Serbia (UNDP).
Petric, M. and Petric, D.

Technical document, 2022, pp130.

Risk factors of Rift Valley Fever and its vectors in Mauritania and Senegal.
Tuitjer, L.

MSc Thesis Master in Biomedical Sciences: Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium, 2022, pp41.

Geospatial risk analysis of disease vectors and vector-borne diseases in boreal and tropical landscapes.
Uusitalo, R.

PhD thesis, Department of Geosciences and Geogrpahy, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2022, pp 58.

Predicting habitat suitability of Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes persulcatus ticks, Finland.
Uusitalo, R., Siljander, M., Lindén, A., Sormunen, J., Aalto, J., Hendrickx, G., Kallio, E., Vajda, A., Gregow, H., Henttonen, H., Marsboom, C., Korhonen, E.M., Sironen, T., Pellikka, P. and Vapalahti, O.

Parasites and vectors, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05410-8

Past, present and future distribution of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti: The European paradox.
Wint, W., Jones, P., Kraemer, M., Alexander, N. and Schaffner, F.

Science of The Total Environment, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.157566

2021

Constraints of using historical data for modelling the spatial distribution of helminth parasites in ruminants
Hendrickx, A., Marsboom, C., Rinaldi, L., Vineer, H., Morgoglione, M., Sotariki, S., Cringoli, G. Claerebout, E., Hendrickx, G.

Parasite Volume 28, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2021042

Predicting Spatial Patterns of Sindbis Virus (SINV) Infection Risk in Finland Using Vector, Host and Environmental Data
Uusitalo, R., Siljander, M., Culverwell, C.L., Hendrickx, G., Lindén, A., Dub, T., Aalto, J., Sane, J., Marsboom, C., Suvanto, M.T., Vajda, A., Gregow, H., Korhonen, E., Huhtamo, E., Pellikka, P., Vapalahti, O.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, 7064, 2021, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18137064

2020

VectorNet Data Series 3: Culicoides Abundance Distribution Models for Europe and Surrounding Regions
Balenghien, T., Alexander, N., Arnþórsdóttir, A.L., Bisia, M., Blackwell, A., Bødker, R., Bourquia, M., Boutsini, S., Carpenter, S., Colenutt, C., Culverwell, L., Cvetkovikj, A., Dascălu, L., De Regge, N., Dhollander, S., Elbers, A., England, M., Filatov, S., Garros, C., Goffredo, M., Haddad, N., Høye, T.T., Hristescu, D., Khallaayoune, K., Kočišová, A., Larska, M., Lucientes, J., Mathieu, B., Miranda, M.A., Murchie, A., Nițescu, C., Ozoliņa, Z., da Fonseca, I.P., Petrić, D., Pudar, D., Ramilo, D., Richardson, J., Seglina, Z., Sghaier, S., Stefanovska, J., Stougiou, D., Sviland, S., Tchakarova, S., Van Bortel, W., Castello, M.V., Veronesi, E., Versteirt, V. and Wint, W.G.R.

Open Health Data, 2020, http://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.33

Sandfly Ecology of Kala-azar Transmission
Bhunia, G.S. and Shit, P.K.

Spatial mapping and modelling for Kala-Azar disease, Springers Briefs in Medical Earth Sciences, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41227-2_5

Detection of Exotic Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae) at International Airports in Europe
Ibáñez-Justicia, A., Smitz, N., den Hartog, W., van de Vossenberg, B., De Wolf, Deblauwe, I., Van Bortel, W., Jacobs, F., G. C. Vaux, A., M. Medlock, K., Stroo, A.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17103450

The mosquitoes of Armenia: review of knowledge and results of a field survey with first report of Aedes albopictus
Paronyan, L., Babayan, L., Manucharyan, A., Manukyan, D., Vardanyan, H., Melik-Andrasyan, G., Schaffner, F., and Robert, V.
RVF vector spatial distribution models: Vector abundance
Wint, W., Petric, D., Van Bortel, W., Alexander, N. and Schaffner, F.

EFSA supporting publications, 2020, https://doi.org/10.2903/sp.efsa.2020.EN-1847

RVF vector spatial distribution models: Probability of presence
Wint, W., Van Bortel, W. and Schaffner, F.

EFSA supporting publications, 2020, https://doi.org/10.2903/sp.efsa.2020.EN-1800

Update on the presence of Ixodes ricinus at the western limit of its range and the prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferisensu lato
Zintl, A., Zaid, T., McKiernan,F., Naranjo-Lucena, A., Gray, J., Brosnan,S., Browne, J., O’Connor, J. Mee, J., Good, B., Gillingham, E., Vaux, A., Medlock, J.

Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases Volume 11, Issue 6- 101518, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2020.101518

2019

First Detection of the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Tunisia
Bouattour, A., Khrouf, F., Rhim, A. and M’ghirbi, Y.

Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjz026

Towards making spatial risk maps for helminth parasites in ruminants dynamic: a preparatory study in Italy
Hendrickx, A.

MSc Thesis Master in Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Belgium, pp71, 2019, https://lib.ugent.be/nl/catalog/rug01:002784570

Geospatial risk analysis of mosquito-born disease vectors in the Netherlands
Ibañez-Justicia, A.

2018

Monthly variation in the probability of presence of adult Culicoides populations in nine European countries and the implications for targeted surveillance
Cuellar, A.C., Kjaer, L.J., Baum, A. et al.

Parasites and Vectors, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3182-0

Tour of Belgium: In search of exotic mosquitoes
Deblauwe, I., Van Meervenne, E.
Current and future distribution of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
Ducheyne, E., Tran Minh, N.N., Haddad, N., Bryssinckx, W., Buliva, E., Simard, F., Malik, M.R., Charlier, J., De Waele, V., Mahmoud, O., Mukhtar, M., Bouattour, A., Hussain, A., Hendrickx, G. and Roiz, D.

International Journal of Health Geographics, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12942-018-0125-0

Changements globaux et émergence d’infections à transmission vectorielle
Lancelot, R., Hendrickx, G. and Guis, H.

Entomologie médicale et vétérinaire, IRD Editions, Marseille, France, ISBN : 9782709923774, 2018, https://doi.org/10.4000/books.irdeditions.21923

Spatial patterns of Fasciola hepatica and Calicophoron daubneyi infections in ruminants in Ireland and modelling of C. daubneyi infection
Naranjo-Lucena, A., Munita Corbalan, M.P., Martinez-Ibeas, A.M., McGrath, G., Murray, G., Casey, M., Good, B., Sayers, R., Mulcahy, G. and Zintl, A.

Parasites and Vectors, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3114-z

Nuevos retos en gestión de vectores en salud pública: la mosca negra en Murcia (Espana)
Sanchez-Lopez, P.F., Ruiz-Arrondo, I., Kotter, H., Pacheco Martinez, F., Segovia Hernandez, M. and Gomez Campoy, M. E.

2017

Surveillance of Ixodes ricinus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Iceland
Alfredsson, M., Olafsson, E., Eydal, M., Unnsteinsdottir, E.R., Hansford, K., Wint, W., Alexander, N.A., and Medlock, J.M.

Parasites and Vectors, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2375-2

Using geographically weighted regression to explore the spatially heterogeneous spread of bovine tuberculosis in England and Wales
Brunton, L.A., Alexander, N., Wint, W. et al.

Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-016-1320-9

What is the risk of introducing dengue in South Africa?
Hendrickx, E.

MSc Thesis Master in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium, pp.78, 2017

Predicting tick abundance in Southern Scandinavia using machine learning techniques and satellite imagery – a part of the ScandTick Innovation project
Jung Kjær, L., Korslund, L., Kjelland, V., Slettan, A., Andreassen, A.K., Paulsen, K.M., Christensson, M., Kjellander, P., Teräväinen, M., Soleng, A., Lindstedt, H.H., Schou, K.K., Bødker, R.
Where should the Muguga cocktail be used? The distributions of Theileria parva, its hosts and vectors in Africa
Wint, W. and Kiara, H.

Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI., 2017, https://hdl.handle.net/10568/103218

2016

The European distribution of Sus scrofa
Alexander, N.S., Massei, G., Wint, W.

Journal of Open Health Data, 2016, https://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.24

VBORNET gap analysis: sand fly vector distribution models utilised to identify potential species distribution in areas lacking records
Alten, B., Versteirt, V., Van Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Wint, W., Alexander, N. S.

Journal of Open Health Data, 2016, https://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.26

Predicting spatial distribution of pathogens transmitted by ticks in northern Europe
Cuellar, A. C., Klitgaard, S. K., Moutailler, S., Fach, P. Delannoy, S., van der Wal, F., de Koeijer, A., Chirico, J., Aspan, A, Juremalm, M., Mansfield, K, Phipps, P., Fooks, T., Bodker, R.

3rd Conference on Neglected Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases (EurNegVec): with MC and WG Meeting of the COST Action TD1303, 2016, https://orbit.dtu.dk/files/123468139/pres_nordtick.pdf

Spatial distribution and abundance of Culicoides imicola and obsoletus group in Europe
Cuellar, A., C., Skovgaard, H., Stockmaar, A., Anderson, G., Lindstrom A., Chirico, J., Lilja, T., Luhken, R., Steinke, S., Kiel, E., Larska, M., Hamnes, S. I., Sviland, S., Hopp, P., Brugger, K., Rubel, F., Miranda Chueca, M., A., Balenghien, T., Garros, C., Rakotoarivony, I., Allene, X., Lhoir, J., Delecolle, J. C., Mathieu, B., Delecolle, D., Setier-Rio M. L., Venail. R., Scheid, B., Bodker, R.

3rd Conference on Neglected Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases (EurNegVec): with MC and WG Meeting of the COST Action TD1303, p. 67-68, 2016, https://backend.orbit.dtu.dk/ws/portalfiles/portal/142182672/Cuellar_Abstract_Zaragoza2.pdf

Caribbean Veterinary Information System (C-VIS), a pilot GIS platform for regional Avian Influenza surveillance
DeClercq, E.M., Sanford, B., Ducheyne, E., Lazarus, C., Trotman, M.,Desmond, A., Gongora, V., Chavernac, D., Lancelot, R., Pradel, J.
From guessing to GIS-ing: empowering land managers
Mulder A.C., Snabilie, M., and Braks, M.A.H.

In: Ecology and Control of Lyme borreliosis: 4, 2016, https://doi.org/10.3920/978-90-8686-838-4

VBORNET Gap Analysis: Mosquito Vector Distribution Models Utilised to Identify Areas of Potential Species Distribution in Areas Lacking Records
Schaffner, F., Versteirt, V., Van Bortel, W., Zeller, H., Wint, W. And Alexander, N.S.

Open Health Data, 2016, http://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.27

2015

Where are all the boars? An attempt to gain a continental perspective.
Alexander, N.S. and Wint, W.

Poster at GERI 2015, Heraklion, Crete, 2015, https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.2068524

Final Report Summary - GLOWORM Innovative and sustainable strategies to mitigate the impact of global change on helminth infections in ruminants
Charlier, J., de Waal, T., Demeler, J., Hendrickx, G., Kenyon, F., Morgan, E., Müller, E., Skuce, P., Rinaldi, L., Van Dijk, J., Vercruysse, J., von Samson-Himmelstjerna, G.
Modeling the potential spatial distribution of mosquito species using three different techniques
Cianci, D., Hartemink, N. and Ibáñez-Justicia, A.

International Journal of Health Geographics, 2015, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12942-015-0001-0

Caribbean Veterinary Information System (C-VIS), a pilot GIS platform for regional Avian Influenza surveillance
De Clercq, E. M., Sanford, B., Ducheyne, E., Lazarus, C., Pastor, A. and Lancelot, R.

Presentation at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics: planning our future. ISVEE", 2015

Mapping mosquito habitat in Guadeloupe (French West Indies) using high & medium resolution imagery
De Clercq, EM., Pages, N., Ducheyne, E., Pradel, J.

Poster at EARSEL, 2015

Modelling the spatial distribution of Fasciola hepatica in dairy cattle in Europe
Ducheyne, E., Charlier, J., Vercruysse, J., Rinaldi, L., Biggeri, A., Demeler, J., Brandt, C., de Waal, T., Selematas, N., Hoglund, J., Kaba, J., Kowalczyk, S., Hendrickx, G.

Geospatial Health, 2015, https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2015.348

Gaps and challenges for emerging and re-emerging vector borne livestock diseases in the Netherlands
Fischer, E.A.J., de Koeijer, A.A., Nodelijk, H.A., van Roemund, H.J.W. and de Vos, C.J.

Technical report, Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen, Netherlands, pp. 54, 2015

Modelling vector surveillance data of the nuisance mosquito species Anopheles plumbeus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Netherlands
Ibañez-Justicia, A. & Cianci, D.

Poster at SOVE 2015 conference, 2015, http://doi.org/10.13140/2.1.5125.3768

Modelling the spatial distribution of the nuisance mosquito Anopheles plumbeus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Netherlands
Ibanez-Justicia, A., Cianci, D.

Parasites and Vectors, 2015, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0865-7

VECMAP: a cost-efficient tool and service for species mapping and control
Versteirt, V., Ducheyne, E., Wint, W., Bastier, S. And Hendrickx, G.

presentation at the 2nd conference on neglected vectors and vector-borne diseases (EURNEGVEC), 2015

2014

A First Attempt at Modelling Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus) Distributions Over Europe
Alexander, N.S., Morley, D., Medlock, J., Searle, K. and Wint, W.

Open Health Data. 2014, http://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.ah

First attempt to model the spatial distribution of mosquito species in the Netherlands using Vecmap
Cianci, D., Ibañez-Justicia, A., Heesterbeek, J.A.P., Hartemink, N.
Implementation of surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Belgium according to the ECDC guidelines
Deblauwe I., Sohier C., Schaffner F., Marrama Rakotoarivony L. and Coosemans M.

Parasites & Vectors, 2014, http://doi.org/10.1186/1756-3305-7-201

Guidelines for the surveillance of native mosquitoes in Europe
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Stockholm: ECDC; ISBN 978-92-9193-599-4; pp111, 2014, https://doi.org/10.2900/37227

Bluetongue, Schmallenberg - what is next? Culicoides-borne viral diseases in the 21st Century
Koenraadt, C. J. M., Balenghien, T., Carpenter, S., Ducheyne, E., Elbers, A. R. W., Fife, M., Garros, C., Ibáñez-Justicia, A., Kampen, H., Kormelink, R. J. M., Losson, B., van der Poel, W. H. M., De Regge, N., van Rijn, P. A., Sanders, C., Schaffner, F., Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M. M., Takken, W., Werner, D., Seelig, F.

BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, http://doi.org/10.1186/1746-6148-10-77

A First Attempt at Modelling Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) Distributions Over Europe
Wint, W, Morley, D., Medlock, J. and Alexander, N S.

Open Health Data, 2014, http://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.ag

2013

Die Tigermücke: Eine Herausforderung für die Schweiz - Situation und Handlungsbedarf. MAS Umwelttechnik und –management
Biebinger Susane

Master thesis - FHNW, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Life Sciences, 2013, https://www.kantonslabor.bs.ch/dam/jcr:2ea48e1b-761e-4818-8693-4d559c2c6349/Masterarbeit_Tigerm%C3%BCcke_Biebinger.pdf

West Nile Virus Surveillance in 2013 via Mosquito Screening in Northern Italy and the Influence of Weather on Virus Circulation
Calzolari M, Pautasso A, Montarsi F, Albieri A, Bellini R, et al.

PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140915, 2013, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140915

Abundance of Rift Valley Fever vectors in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin
Ducheyne E., Versteirt V. & Hendrickx G.

EFSA Supporting Publications, EN-420; 25 pp., 2013, https://doi.org/10.2903/sp.efsa.2013.EN-420

Abundance modelling of invasive and indigenous Culicoides species in Spain
Ducheyne, E., Miranda, M.A., Lucientes, J., Calvete, C., Estrada, R., Boender, G.J., Goossens, E., DeClercq, E.M., Hendrickx, G.

Geospatial health, 2013, https://doi.org/10.4081/gh.2013.70

Scientific Opinion on Rift Valley fever
EFSA Panel on Animal Health and Welfare (AHAW)

EFSA Journal, 11(4):3180. [48 pp.], 2013, https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3180

VECMAP, a one-stop-shop for vector mapping
Hendrickx, G., Wint, W., Braak, L., Ducheyne, E., Coppola, D., and Versteirt, V.

Presentation at the 9th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference, 2013

Spatio-temporal diversity of the mosquito fauna (Diptera: Culicidae) in Switzerland
Schaffner F. & Mathis A.

Final report. Institute of Parasitology, National Centre for Vector Entomology, 2013, http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-110446

Spatio-temporal diversity of the mosquito fauna (Diptera: Culicidae) in Switzerland
Schaffner, F., Mathis, A.
Systematic literature review on the geographic distribution of Rift Valley Fever vectors in the Europe and the neighbouring countries of the Mediterranean Basin
Versteirt V, Ducheyne E, Schaffner F and Hendrickx G.

EFSA Supporting Publications, EN-412; 59 pp., 2013, https://doi.org/10.2903/sp.efsa.2013.EN-412

MODIRISK: Monitoring of Mosquito Vectors of Disease
Versteirt, V., Brosens, D., Dekoninck, W., Van Bortel, W. and Hance, T.

Belgian Biodiversity Platform, 2013, https://doi.org/10.15468/4fidg2

Four Rodent and Vole Biodiversity Models for Europe
Wint, W, Morley, D and Alexander, N S.

Journal of Open Public Health Data 1(1):e3, 2013, http://doi.org/10.5334/jophd.ac

2012

Geographic distribution of the invasive cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus, a country-wide survey in Benin.
De Clercq E.M., Vanwambeke S.O., Sungirai M., Adehan S., Lokossou R. and Madder M.

Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2012, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10493-012-9587-0

Guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Europe.
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Stockholm: ECDC; ISBN 978-92-9193-378-5; pp 100, 2012, https://doi.org/10.2900/61134

Surveillance of Mosquito Populations – A Key Element to Understanding the Spread of Invasive Vector Species and Vector-Borne Diseases in Europe
Petric, D., Zgomba, M., Bellini, R., Becker, N.

Essays on fundamental and Applied Environmental Topics, 2012

Future Strategies for European Pest Management in Mehlhorn
Pospischil, R.

H. (Eds.) Arthropods as Vectors of Emerging Diseases, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, 398 p., 2012

Nationwide inventory of mosquito biodiversity (Diptera: Culicidae) in Belgium, Europe
Versteirt V, Boyer S, Damiens D, De Clercq EM, Dekoninck W, Ducheyne E, Grootaert P, Garros C, Hance T, Hendrickx G, Coosemans M, Van Bortel W.

Bulletin of Entomological Research, 2012, https://doi.org/10.1017/s0007485312000521

VECMAP A One-stop shop for disease vector risk mapping
Wint, W., Ducheyne, E., Hendrickx, G., Bastier, S.

2011

The possible role of entomological surveillance in mosquito-borne disease prevention.
Bellini R., Angelini P., Venturelli C., Calzolari M., Bonilauri P., Tamba M., Carrieri M., Albieri A. and Petric D.
GIS-training in spatial epidemiology: the role of the private sector in bridging the gap between research and decision making
Goossens, E., Ducheyne, E. and Hendrickx, G.

Presentation at the LeGIO-Workshop, GIS-education in a changing academic environment, 2011, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258258802_GIS-education_in_a_changing_academic_environment

Mapping habitats for vectors of infectious disease: VECMAP
Kruijff, M., Hendrickx, G., Wint, W., Ginati, A.

2010

Vector distribution and surveillance in Europe
Calistri, P. et al.

VBORNET Thematic Report ‘Mosquitoes’, 2010

2009

Mosquito vectors of disease: spatial biodiversity, drivers of change, and risk
Versteirt V., De Clercq E., Dekoninck W., Damiens D., Ayrinhac A., Jacobs F. & Van Bortel W.