2021

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 - https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18137064

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.

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, 7: 2 - http://doi.org/10.5334/ohd.33

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 - https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/10/3450 

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 - https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-41227-2_5

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 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2020.101518

RVF vector spatial distribution models: Vector abundance
Wint, W., Petric, D., Van Bortel, W., Alexander, N. and Schaffner, F.

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

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: Probability of presence
Wint, W., Van Bortel, W. and Schaffner, F.

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

2019

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.

Geospatial risk analysis of mosquito-born disease vectors in the Netherlands
Ibañez-Justicia, A.
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, XX(X), 2019, 1–4 https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjz026

2018

Tour of Belgium: In search of exotic mosquitoes
Deblauwe, I., Van Meervenne, E.
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.
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) 17:4 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.

In: Entomologie médicale et vétérinaire, IRD Editions, Marseille, France, ISBN : 9782709923774, 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, 11:531, 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.

Gac Sanit 32 (2) Mar-Apr 2018 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2017.09.007

2017

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.

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.
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, 10:466, 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, 31: 339. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-016-1320-9

Where should the Muguga cocktail be used? The distributions of Theileria parva, its hosts and vectors in Africa
Wint, W. and Kiara, H.

2016

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

Model outputs from the project described within the poster – Where are all the boars? An attempt to gain a continental perspective, Journal of Open Health Data, 4(1). DOI: http://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, 4(1), DOI: http://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, p. 80-81

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

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, p. 373-387, 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, 4: e6, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ohd.27

2015

An attempt to gain a continental perspective
Alexander, N.S. and Wint, W.

Poster at GERI 2015, Heraklion, Crete

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, 14:10 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", Yucatan, Mexico

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, Stockholm, Sweden

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, 9(2), p.261-270

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

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, Thessaloniki, Greece

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

Parasites and Vectors, 8:258. 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), Izmir, Turkey

2014

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, 2(1): e1, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/ohd.ag

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 10:77

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 https://doi.org/10.2900/37227

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, 7:201, 11pp

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. 2(1): e2, http://dx.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.

2013

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.
Spatio-temporal diversity of the mosquito fauna (Diptera: Culicidae) in Switzerland
Schaffner, F., Mathis, A.
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, Muttenz, Switzerland, pp143

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

Supporting Publications 2013:EN-420; 25 pp. Available online: www.efsa.europa.eu/publications

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, Turku, Finland

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

EFSA Journal 2013;11(4):3180. [48 pp.] doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2013.3180. Available online: www.efsa.europa.eu/efsajournal

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, University of Zürich, Switzerland, pp21

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.

Supporting Publications 2013:EN-412; 59 pp. Available online: www.efsa.europa.eu/publications

MODIRISK: Monitoring of Mosquito Vectors of Disease
Versteirt, V., Brosens, D., Dekoninck, W., Van Bortel, W. and Hance, T.
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, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/jophd.ac

2012

VECMAP A One-stop shop for disease vector risk mapping
Wint, W., Ducheyne, E., Hendrickx, G., Bastier, S.
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, 58:441–452

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 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

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

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

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, 13:1-11

2011

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

Giornale Italiano di Medicina Tropicale, 16(3-4), 39-47

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, p. 29-36

2010

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

VBORNET Thematic Report ‘Mosquitoes’, ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden

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.

Final Report. Brussels : Belgian Science Policy 2009 –152 p. (Research Programme Science for a Sustainable Development)