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1.

Comparison of Kato-Katz Thick Smear, Mini-FLOTAC, and Flukefinder for the Detection and Quantification of Fasciola hepatica Eggs in Artificially Spiked Human Stool.

Zárate-Rendón DA, Vlaminck J, Levecke B, Briones-Montero A, Geldhof P.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Jul;101(1):59-61. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0988.

PMID:
31074405
2.

Assessment of seasonality in soil-transmitted helminth infections across 14 schools in Jimma Town, Ethiopia.

Mekonnen Z, Getachew M, Bogers J, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Pan Afr Med J. 2019 Jan 4;32:6. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2019.32.6.16085. eCollection 2019.

3.

Correction: Modification and optimization of the FECPAKG2 protocol for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in human stool.

Ayana M, Vlaminck J, Cools P, Ame S, Albonico M, Dana D, Keiser J, Manly H, Matoso LF, Mekonnen Z, Montresor A, Correa-Oliveira R, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Sowerby SJ, Tesfaye L, Vercruysse J, Mirams G, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 4;13(3):e0007224. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007224. eCollection 2019 Mar.

4.

Patent infections with soil-transmitted helminths and Schistosoma mansoni are not associated with increased prevalence of antibodies to the Onchocerca volvulus peptide epitopes OvMP-1 and OvMP-23.

Vlaminck J, Lagatie O, Verheyen A, Dana D, Van Dorst B, Mekonnen Z, Levecke B, Stuyver LJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2019 Jan 28;12(1):63. doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3308-z.

5.

Comprehensive evaluation of stool-based diagnostic methods and benzimidazole resistance markers to assess drug efficacy and detect the emergence of anthelmintic resistance: A Starworms study protocol.

Vlaminck J, Cools P, Albonico M, Ame S, Ayana M, Bethony J, Cringoli G, Dana D, Keiser J, Maurelli MP, Montresor A, Mekonnen Z, Mirams G, Corrêa-Oliveira R, Prichard R, Rashwan N, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Thomas E, Verweij JJ, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Nov 2;12(11):e0006912. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006912. eCollection 2018 Nov.

6.

Modification and optimization of the FECPAKG2 protocol for the detection and quantification of soil-transmitted helminth eggs in human stool.

Ayana M, Vlaminck J, Cools P, Ame S, Albonico M, Dana D, Keiser J, Manly H, Matoso LF, Mekonnen Z, Montresor A, Correa-Oliveira R, Rinaldi L, Sayasone S, Sowersby SJ, Tesfaye L, Vercruysse J, Mirams G, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Oct 15;12(10):e0006655. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006655. eCollection 2018 Oct. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Mar 4;13(3):e0007224.

7.

Comparison of individual and pooled diagnostic examination strategies during the national mapping of soil-transmitted helminths and Schistosoma mansoni in Ethiopia.

Leta GT, French M, Dorny P, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Sep 10;12(9):e0006723. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006723. eCollection 2018 Sep.

8.

Toward the 2020 goal of soil-transmitted helminthiasis control and elimination.

Becker SL, Liwanag HJ, Snyder JS, Akogun O, Belizario V Jr, Freeman MC, Gyorkos TW, Imtiaz R, Keiser J, Krolewiecki A, Levecke B, Mwandawiro C, Pullan RL, Addiss DG, Utzinger J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Aug 14;12(8):e0006606. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006606. eCollection 2018 Aug. No abstract available.

9.

Diagnostic comparison between FECPAKG2 and the Kato-Katz method for analyzing soil-transmitted helminth eggs in stool.

Moser W, Bärenbold O, Mirams GJ, Cools P, Vlaminck J, Ali SM, Ame SM, Hattendorf J, Vounatsou P, Levecke B, Keiser J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jun 4;12(6):e0006562. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006562. eCollection 2018 Jun.

10.

How to improve the standardization and the diagnostic performance of the fecal egg count reduction test?

Levecke B, Kaplan RM, Thamsborg SM, Torgerson PR, Vercruysse J, Dobson RJ.

Vet Parasitol. 2018 Apr 15;253:71-78. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2018.02.004. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

PMID:
29605007
11.

Diagnostic tools for soil-transmitted helminths control and elimination programs: A pathway for diagnostic product development.

Lim MD, Brooker SJ, Belizario VY Jr, Gay-Andrieu F, Gilleard J, Levecke B, van Lieshout L, Medley GF, Mekonnen Z, Mirams G, Njenga SM, Odiere MR, Rudge JW, Stuyver L, Vercruysse J, Vlaminck J, Walson JL; Annecy STH diagnostic experts group.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 1;12(3):e0006213. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006213. eCollection 2018 Mar. No abstract available.

12.

The optimal timing of post-treatment sampling for the assessment of anthelminthic drug efficacy against Ascaris infections in humans.

Levecke B, Easton AV, Cools P, Albonico M, Ame S, Gilleard JS, Keiser J, Montresor A, Prichard R, Vlaminck J, Vercruysse J.

Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2018 Apr;8(1):67-69. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpddr.2017.12.004. Epub 2018 Jan 13.

13.

Seasonally timed treatment programs for Ascaris lumbricoides to increase impact-An investigation using mathematical models.

Davis EL, Danon L, Prada JM, Gunawardena SA, Truscott JE, Vlaminck J, Anderson RM, Levecke B, Morgan ER, Hollingsworth TD.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Jan 18;12(1):e0006195. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006195. eCollection 2018 Jan.

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Efficacy and Safety of a Single-Dose Mebendazole 500 mg Chewable, Rapidly-Disintegrating Tablet for Ascaris lumbricoides and Trichuris trichiura Infection Treatment in Pediatric Patients: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study.

Silber SA, Diro E, Workneh N, Mekonnen Z, Levecke B, Steinmann P, Umulisa I, Alemu H, Baeten B, Engelen M, Hu P, Friedman A, Baseman A, Mrus J.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Dec;97(6):1851-1856. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0108. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

16.

Gastrointestinal parasites in captive and free-ranging Cebus albifrons in the Western Amazon, Ecuador.

Martin-Solano S, Carrillo-Bilbao GA, Ramirez W, Celi-Erazo M, Huynen MC, Levecke B, Benitez-Ortiz W, Losson B.

Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl. 2017 Jun 19;6(3):209-218. doi: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2017.06.004. eCollection 2017 Dec.

17.

The Mini-FLOTAC technique for the diagnosis of helminth and protozoan infections in humans and animals.

Cringoli G, Maurelli MP, Levecke B, Bosco A, Vercruysse J, Utzinger J, Rinaldi L.

Nat Protoc. 2017 Sep;12(9):1723-1732. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2017.067. Epub 2017 Aug 3.

PMID:
28771238
18.

The molecular speciation of soil-transmitted helminth eggs collected from school children across six endemic countries.

George S, Geldhof P, Albonico M, Ame SM, Bethony JM, Engels D, Mekonnen Z, Montresor A, Hem S, Tchuem-Tchuenté LA, Huong NT, Kang G, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jan 18. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trw078. [Epub ahead of print]

19.

Monitoring the efficacy of drugs for neglected tropical diseases controlled by preventive chemotherapy.

Albonico M, Levecke B, LoVerde PT, Montresor A, Prichard R, Vercruysse J, Webster JP.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2015 Dec;3(4):229-236. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2015.08.004. Epub 2015 Oct 9. Review.

20.

Climate-driven longitudinal trends in pasture-borne helminth infections of dairy cattle.

Charlier J, Ghebretinsae AH, Levecke B, Ducheyne E, Claerebout E, Vercruysse J.

Int J Parasitol. 2016 Dec;46(13-14):881-888. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.09.001. Epub 2016 Oct 19.

PMID:
27771256
21.

Molecular Identification of Hookworm Isolates in Humans, Dogs and Soil in a Tribal Area in Tamil Nadu, India.

George S, Levecke B, Kattula D, Velusamy V, Roy S, Geldhof P, Sarkar R, Kang G.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Aug 3;10(8):e0004891. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004891. eCollection 2016 Aug.

22.

Pooling sheep faecal samples for the assessment of anthelmintic drug efficacy using McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC in gastrointestinal strongyle and Nematodirus infection.

Kenyon F, Rinaldi L, McBean D, Pepe P, Bosco A, Melville L, Devin L, Mitchell G, Ianniello D, Charlier J, Vercruysse J, Cringoli G, Levecke B.

Vet Parasitol. 2016 Jul 30;225:53-60. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2016.03.022. Epub 2016 Mar 28.

PMID:
27369575
23.

Molecular identification of Entamoeba species in savanna woodland chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii).

Jirků-Pomajbíková K, Čepička I, Kalousová B, Jirků M, Stewart F, Levecke B, Modrý D, Piel AK, Petrželková KJ.

Parasitology. 2016 May;143(6):741-8. doi: 10.1017/S0031182016000263. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

PMID:
26935395
24.

Comparison of individual and pooled urine samples for estimating the presence and intensity of Schistosoma haematobium infections at the population level.

Degarege A, Erko B, Mekonnen Z, Legesse M, Negash Y, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Nov 16;8:593. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1205-7.

25.

Methodological Bias Can Lead the Cochrane Collaboration to Irrelevance in Public Health Decision-Making.

Montresor A, Addiss D, Albonico M, Ali SM, Ault SK, Gabrielli AF, Garba A, Gasimov E, Gyorkos T, Jamsheed MA, Levecke B, Mbabazi P, Mupfasoni D, Savioli L, Vercruysse J, Yajima A.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Oct 22;9(10):e0004165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004165. eCollection 2015 Oct. No abstract available.

26.

Assessment of Efficacy and Quality of Two Albendazole Brands Commonly Used against Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections in School Children in Jimma Town, Ethiopia.

Belew S, Getachew M, Suleman S, Mohammed T, Deti H, D'Hondt M, Wynendaele E, Mekonnen Z, Vercruysse J, Duchateau L, De Spiegeleer B, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Sep 25;9(9):e0004057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004057. eCollection 2015 Sep.

27.

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. No abstract available.

28.

Comparison of individual and pooled stool samples for the assessment of intensity of Schistosoma mansoni and soil-transmitted helminth infections using the Kato-Katz technique.

Kure A, Mekonnen Z, Dana D, Bajiro M, Ayana M, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 24;8:489. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1101-1.

29.

Comparison of Kato-Katz thick-smear and McMaster egg counting method for the assessment of drug efficacy against soil-transmitted helminthiasis in school children in Jimma Town, Ethiopia.

Bekana T, Mekonnen Z, Zeynudin A, Ayana M, Getachew M, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Oct;109(10):669-71. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trv073.

PMID:
26385937
30.

Cryptosporidium and Giardia in recreational water in Belgium.

Ehsan MA, Casaert S, Levecke B, Van Rooy L, Pelicaen J, Smis A, De Backer J, Vervaeke B, De Smedt S, Schoonbaert F, Lammens S, Warmoes T, Geurden T, Claerebout E.

J Water Health. 2015 Sep;13(3):870-8. doi: 10.2166/wh.2015.268.

PMID:
26322773
31.

Prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium Infection among School-Age Children in Afar Area, Northeastern Ethiopia.

Degarege A, Mekonnen Z, Levecke B, Legesse M, Negash Y, Vercruysse J, Erko B.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 7;10(8):e0133142. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133142. eCollection 2015.

32.

Measuring larval nematode contamination on cattle pastures: Comparing two herbage sampling methods.

Verschave SH, Levecke B, Duchateau L, Vercruysse J, Charlier J.

Vet Parasitol. 2015 Jun 15;210(3-4):159-66. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.03.031. Epub 2015 Apr 13.

PMID:
25913455
33.

Mathematical inference on helminth egg counts in stool and its applications in mass drug administration programmes to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis in public health.

Levecke B, Anderson RM, Berkvens D, Charlier J, Devleesschauwer B, Speybroeck N, Vercruysse J, Van Aelst S.

Adv Parasitol. 2015 Mar;87:193-247. doi: 10.1016/bs.apar.2015.01.001. Epub 2015 Feb 14.

PMID:
25765196
34.

Assessment of zoonotic transmission of Giardia and Cryptosporidium between cattle and humans in rural villages in Bangladesh.

Ehsan AM, Geurden T, Casaert S, Parvin SM, Islam TM, Ahmed UM, Levecke B, Vercruysse J, Claerebout E.

PLoS One. 2015 Feb 19;10(2):e0118239. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0118239. eCollection 2015.

35.

Identification of Ancylostoma ceylanicum in children from a tribal community in Tamil Nadu, India using a semi-nested PCR-RFLP tool.

George S, Kaliappan SP, Kattula D, Roy S, Geldhof P, Kang G, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr;109(4):283-5. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trv001. Epub 2015 Jan 24.

PMID:
25618132
36.

Quality of medicines commonly used in the treatment of soil transmitted helminths and giardia in ethiopia: a nationwide survey.

Suleman S, Zeleke G, Deti H, Mekonnen Z, Duchateau L, Levecke B, Vercruysse J, D'Hondt M, Wynendaele E, De Spiegeleer B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Dec 4;8(12):e3345. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003345. eCollection 2014 Dec.

37.

Soil-transmitted helminthiasis: the relationship between prevalence and classes of intensity of infection.

Montresor A, À Porta N, Albonico M, Gabrielli AF, Jankovic D, Fitzpatrick C, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr;109(4):262-7. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru180. Epub 2014 Nov 16. Review.

38.

Prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth infections among pre-school age children in 12 kindergartens in Jimma Town, southwest Ethiopia.

Dana D, Mekonnen Z, Emana D, Ayana M, Getachew M, Workneh N, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Mar;109(3):225-7. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/tru178. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

PMID:
25371496
39.

Assessment of anthelmintic efficacy of mebendazole in school children in six countries where soil-transmitted helminths are endemic.

Levecke B, Montresor A, Albonico M, Ame SM, Behnke JM, Bethony JM, Noumedem CD, Engels D, Guillard B, Kotze AC, Krolewiecki AJ, McCarthy JS, Mekonnen Z, Periago MV, Sopheak H, Tchuem-Tchuenté LA, Duong TT, Huong NT, Zeynudin A, Vercruysse J.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Oct 9;8(10):e3204. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003204. eCollection 2014 Oct.

40.

Comparison of individual and pooled faecal samples in sheep for the assessment of gastrointestinal strongyle infection intensity and anthelmintic drug efficacy using McMaster and Mini-FLOTAC.

Rinaldi L, Levecke B, Bosco A, Ianniello D, Pepe P, Charlier J, Cringoli G, Vercruysse J.

Vet Parasitol. 2014 Sep 15;205(1-2):216-23. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.06.011. Epub 2014 Jun 18.

PMID:
25002307
41.

Cysteine proteinases from papaya (Carica papaya) in the treatment of experimental Trichuris suis infection in pigs: two randomized controlled trials.

Levecke B, Buttle DJ, Behnke JM, Duce IR, Vercruysse J.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 May 30;7:255. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-255.

42.

Advances in the diagnosis of Ascaris suum infections in pigs and their possible applications in humans.

Vlaminck J, Levecke B, Vercruysse J, Geldhof P.

Parasitology. 2014 Dec;141(14):1904-11. doi: 10.1017/S0031182014000328. Epub 2014 Apr 28. Review.

PMID:
24775944
43.

Effect of sampling and diagnostic effort on the assessment of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis and drug efficacy: a meta-analysis of six drug efficacy trials and one epidemiological survey.

Levecke B, Brooker SJ, Knopp S, Steinmann P, Sousa-Figueiredo JC, Stothard JR, Utzinger J, Vercruysse J.

Parasitology. 2014 Dec;141(14):1826-40. doi: 10.1017/S0031182013002266. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

PMID:
24725546
44.

Prevalence & risk factors for soil transmitted helminth infection among school children in south India.

Kattula D, Sarkar R, Rao Ajjampur SS, Minz S, Levecke B, Muliyil J, Kang G.

Indian J Med Res. 2014 Jan;139(1):76-82.

45.

Efficacy of different albendazole and mebendazole regimens against heavy-intensity Trichuris trichiura infections in school children, Jimma Town, Ethiopia.

Mekonnen Z, Levecke B, Boulet G, Bogers JP, Vercruysse J.

Pathog Glob Health. 2013 Jun;107(4):207-9. doi: 10.1179/2047773213Y.0000000092.

46.

Comparison of individual and pooled stool samples for the assessment of soil-transmitted helminth infection intensity and drug efficacy.

Mekonnen Z, Meka S, Ayana M, Bogers J, Vercruysse J, Levecke B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 May 16;7(5):e2189. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002189. Print 2013.

47.

A public health response against Strongyloides stercoralis: time to look at soil-transmitted helminthiasis in full.

Krolewiecki AJ, Lammie P, Jacobson J, Gabrielli AF, Levecke B, Socias E, Arias LM, Sosa N, Abraham D, Cimino R, Echazú A, Crudo F, Vercruysse J, Albonico M.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 May 9;7(5):e2165. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002165. Print 2013. Review.

48.

Diversity and distribution of Blastocystis sp. subtypes in non-human primates.

Alfellani MA, Jacob AS, Perea NO, Krecek RC, Taner-Mulla D, Verweij JJ, Levecke B, Tannich E, Clark CG, Stensvold CR.

Parasitology. 2013 Jul;140(8):966-71. doi: 10.1017/S0031182013000255. Epub 2013 Apr 8.

49.

Novel insights into the genetic diversity of Balantidium and Balantidium-like cyst-forming ciliates.

Pomajbíková K, Oborník M, Horák A, Petrželková KJ, Grim JN, Levecke B, Todd A, Mulama M, Kiyang J, Modrý D.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(3):e2140. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002140. Epub 2013 Mar 28.

50.

Human soil-transmitted helminths: implications of mass drug administration.

Vercruysse J, Levecke B, Prichard R.

Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2012 Dec;25(6):703-8. doi: 10.1097/QCO.0b013e328358993a. Review.

PMID:
22964945

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