Publications

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2016

New diagnostic tools in schistosomiasis.
Utzinger J, Becker SL, van Lieshout L, van Dam GJ, Knopp S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jun;21(6):529-42. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.03.014. Epub 2015 Apr 3. Review.

Clinical consequences of new diagnostic tools for intestinal parasites.
van Lieshout L, Roestenberg M. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Jun;21(6):520-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.03.015. Epub 2015 Apr 2. Review.

Amebic liver abscess; the role of PCR in the absence of a serologic reaction.
Caris MG, Peerbooms PG, van Lieshout L, Veenstra J.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015 Sep-Oct;13(5):435-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2015.06.010. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Late manifestation of a mixed Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium malariae infection in a non-immune toddler after traveling to Chad.
Terveer EM, Brienen EA, Erkens MA, van Lieshout L.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2016 May 27. pii: S1477-8939(16)30042-4. doi: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2016.05.009. [Epub ahead of print] 

The Accuracy of Praziquantel Dose Poles for Mass Treatment of Schistosomiasis in School Girls in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Baan M, Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Gagai S, Aurlund CG, Vennervald BJ, Taylor M, van Lieshout L, Kjetland EF.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May 3;10(5):e0004623. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004623. eCollection 2016 May.

Cervical cytology as a diagnostic tool for female genital schistosomiasis: Correlation to cervical atypia and Schistosoma polymerase chain reaction.
Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Sebitloane M, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Roald B, Kjetland EF.
Cytojournal. 2016 Apr 20;13:10. eCollection 2016.

2015

A Case of Urogenital Human Schistosomiasis from a Non-endemic Area.
Calvo-Cano A, Cnops L, Huyse T, van Lieshout L, Pardos J, Valls ME, Franco A, Rollinson D, Gascon J.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Nov 5;9(11):e0004053. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004053. 

Erratum to: Diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases among patients with persistent digestive disorders (diarrhoea and/or abdominal pain ≥14 days): a multi-country, prospective, non-experimental case-control study.
Polman K, Becker SL, Alirol E, Bhatta NK, Bhattarai NR, Bottieau E, Bratschi MW, Burza S, Coulibaly JT, Doumbia MN, Horié NS, Jacobs J, Khanal B, Landouré A, Mahendradhata Y, Meheus F, Mertens P, Meyanti F, Murhandarwati EH, N'Goran EK, Peeling RW, Ravinetto R, Rijal S, Sacko M, Saye R, Schneeberger PH, Schurmans C, Silué KD, Thobari JA, Traoré MS, van Lieshout L, van Loen H, Verdonck K, von Müller L, Yansouni CP, Yao JA, Yao PK, Yap P, Boelaert M, Chappuis F, Utzinger J.
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Nov 4;15:499. doi: 10.1186/s12879-015-1160-0. 

Transmission of Entamoeba nuttalli and Trichuris trichiura from Nonhuman Primates to Humans.
Levecke B, Dorny P, Vercammen F, Visser LG, Van Esbroeck M, Vercruysse J,
Verweij JJ.  
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;21(10):1871-2. doi: 10.3201/eid2110.141456.

Diagnosis of neglected tropical diseases among patients with persistent digestive disorders (diarrhoea and/or abdominal pain ≥14 days): Pierrea multi-country, prospective, non-experimental case-control study.
Polman K,  et al.
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 18;15(1):338.

Correction: Infection with Soil-Transmitted Helminths Is Associated with Increased Insulin Sensitivity.
Wiria AE, Hamid F, Wammes LJ, Prasetyani MA, Dekkers OM, May L, Kaisar MM, Verweij JJ, Guigas B, Partono F, Sartono E, Supali T, Yazdanbakhsh M, Smit JW.
PLoS One. 2015 Aug 13;10(8):e0136002. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136002. eCollection 2015.

Is PCR the Next Reference Standard for the Diagnosis of Schistosoma in Stool? A Comparison with Microscopy in Senegal and Kenya.
Meurs L, Brienen E, Mbow M, Ochola EA, Mboup S, Karanja DM, Secor WE, Polman K, van Lieshout L.
PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jul 28;9(7):e0003959. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003959. eCollection 2015.

Amebic liver abscess; the role of PCR in the absence of a serologic reaction.
Caris MG, Peerbooms PG, van Lieshout L, Veenstra J.
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2015 Jul 6.

Infection with Soil-Transmitted Helminths Is Associated with Increased Insulin Sensitivity.
Wiria AE, Hamid F, Wammes LJ, Prasetyani MA, Dekkers OM, May L, Kaisar MM, Verweij JJ, Guigas B, Partono F, Sartono E, Supali T, Yazdanbakhsh M, Smit JW.
PLoS One. 2015 Jun 10;10(6):e0127746. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127746. eCollection 2015.

The First Step Toward Diagnosing Female Genital Schistosomiasis by Computer Image Analysis.
Holmen SD, Kleppa E, Lillebø K, Pillay P, van Lieshout L, Taylor M, Albregtsen F, Vennervald BJ, Onsrud M, Kjetland EF.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Jul;93(1):80-6. Epub 2015 Apr 27.

Heterologous Protection against Malaria after Immunization with Plasmodium falciparum Sporozoites.
Schats R, Bijker EM, van Gemert GJ, Graumans W, van de Vegte-Bolmer M, van Lieshout L, Haks MC, Hermsen CC, Scholzen A, Visser LG, Sauerwein RW.
PLoS One. 2015 May 1;10(5):e0124243

Helminth infections and type 2 diabetes: a cluster-randomized placebo controlled SUGARSPIN trial in Nangapanda, Flores, Indonesia.
Tahapary DL, de Ruiter K, Martin I, van Lieshout L, Guigas B, Soewondo P, Djuardi Y, Wiria AE, Mayboroda OA, Houwing-Duistermaat JJ, Tasman H, Sartono E, Yazdanbakhsh M, Smit JW, Supali T.
BMC Infect Dis. 2015 Mar 18;15(1):133.

New diagnostic tools in schistosomiasis.
Utzinger J, Becker SL, van Lieshout L, van Dam GJ, Knopp S.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Apr 2. pii: S1198-743X(15)00378-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.03.014.

Clinical consequences of new diagnostic tools for intestinal parasites.
van Lieshout L, Roestenberg M.
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015 Apr 2. pii: S1198-743X(15)00379-1. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2015.03.015.

Circulating antigen tests and urine reagent strips for diagnosis of active schistosomiasis in endemic areas.
Ochodo EA, Gopalakrishna G, Spek B, Reitsma JB, van Lieshout L, Polman K, Lamberton P, Bossuyt PM, Leeflang MM.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Mar 11;3:CD009579. [Epub ahead of print]

Gynecological Manifestations, Histopathological Findings, and Schistosoma-Specific Polymerase Chain Reaction Results Among Women With Schistosoma haematobium Infection: A Cross-sectional Study in Madagascar.
Randrianasolo BS, Jourdan PM, Ravoniarimbinina P, Ramarokoto CE, Rakotomanana F, Ravaoalimalala VE, Gundersen SG, Feldmeier H, Vennervald BJ, van Lieshout L, Roald B, Leutscher P, Kjetland EF.
J Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 28. pii: jiv035. [Epub ahead of print]