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The relationship between the presence of antibodies and direct detection of Toxoplasma gondii in slaughtered calves and cattle in four European countries.

Opsteegh M, Spano F, Aubert D, Balea A, Burrells A, Cherchi S, Cornelissen JBWJ, Dam-Deisz C, Guitian J, Györke A, Innes EA, Katzer F, Limon G, Possenti A, Pozio E, Schares G, Villena I, Wisselink HJ, van der Giessen JWB.

Int J Parasitol. 2019 Jun;49(7):515-522. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.01.005. Epub 2019 May 17.


A social cost-benefit analysis of two One Health interventions to prevent toxoplasmosis.

Suijkerbuijk AWM, Over EAB, Opsteegh M, Deng H, Gils PFV, Bonačić Marinović AA, Lambooij M, Polder JJ, Feenstra TL, Giessen JWBV, Wit GA, Mangen MJ.

PLoS One. 2019 May 10;14(5):e0216615. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216615. eCollection 2019.


Consumers' preferences for freezing of meat to prevent toxoplasmosis- A stated preference approach.

Lambooij MS, Veldwijk J, van Gils P, Mangen MJ, Over E, Suijkerbuijk A, Polder J, de Wit GA, Opsteegh M.

Meat Sci. 2019 Mar;149:1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2018.11.001. Epub 2018 Nov 5.


Toxoplasma gondii infections in chickens - performance of various antibody detection techniques in serum and meat juice relative to bioassay and DNA detection methods.

Schares G, Koethe M, Bangoura B, Geuthner AC, Randau F, Ludewig M, Maksimov P, Sens M, Bärwald A, Conraths FJ, Villena I, Aubert D, Opsteegh M, Van der Giessen J.

Int J Parasitol. 2018 Aug;48(9-10):751-762. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.03.007. Epub 2018 May 19.


Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in pregnant women and livestock in the mainland of China: a systematic review and hierarchical meta-analysis.

Deng H, Devleesschauwer B, Liu M, Li J, Wu Y, van der Giessen JWB, Opsteegh M.

Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 18;8(1):6218. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-24361-8.


Detection and dissemination of Toxoplasma gondii in experimentally infected calves, a single test does not tell the whole story.

Burrells A, Taroda A, Opsteegh M, Schares G, Benavides J, Dam-Deisz C, Bartley PM, Chianini F, Villena I, van der Giessen J, Innes EA, Katzer F.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 Jan 18;11(1):45. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2632-z.


Zoonotic bacteria and parasites found in raw meat-based diets for cats and dogs.

van Bree FPJ, Bokken GCAM, Mineur R, Franssen F, Opsteegh M, van der Giessen JWB, Lipman LJA, Overgaauw PAM.

Vet Rec. 2018 Jan 13;182(2):50. doi: 10.1136/vr.104535.


The design of a Social Cost-Benefit Analysis of preventive interventions for toxoplasmosis: An example of the One Health approach.

Suijkerbuijk AWM, van Gils PF, Bonačić Marinović AA, Feenstra TL, Kortbeek LM, Mangen MJ, Opsteegh M, de Wit GA, van der Giessen JWB.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2018 Feb;65(1):185-194. doi: 10.1111/zph.12417. Epub 2017 Nov 12.


High seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and probability of detecting tissue cysts in backyard laying hens compared with hens from large free-range farms.

Schares G, Bangoura B, Randau F, Goroll T, Ludewig M, Maksimov P, Matzkeit B, Sens M, Bärwald A, Conraths FJ, Opsteegh M, Van der Giessen J.

Int J Parasitol. 2017 Oct;47(12):765-777. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2017.07.003. Epub 2017 Sep 5.


A more sensitive, efficient and ISO 17025 validated Magnetic Capture real time PCR method for the detection of archetypal Toxoplasma gondii strains in meat.

Gisbert Algaba I, Geerts M, Jennes M, Coucke W, Opsteegh M, Cox E, Dorny P, Dierick K, De Craeye S.

Int J Parasitol. 2017 Nov;47(13):875-884. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2017.05.005. Epub 2017 Jul 8.


The first isolation and molecular characterization of Toxoplasma gondii from horses in Serbia.

Klun I, Uzelac A, Villena I, Mercier A, Bobić B, Nikolić A, Rajnpreht I, Opsteegh M, Aubert D, Blaga R, van der Giessen J, Djurković-Djaković O.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Apr 4;10(1):167. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2104-x.


Evaluation by latent class analysis of a magnetic capture based DNA extraction followed by real-time qPCR as a new diagnostic method for detection of Echinococcus multilocularis in definitive hosts.

Maas M, van Roon A, Dam-Deisz C, Opsteegh M, Massolo A, Deksne G, Teunis P, van der Giessen J.

Vet Parasitol. 2016 Oct 30;230:20-24. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2016.10.016. Epub 2016 Oct 19.


The prevalence and genotypic analysis of Toxoplasma gondii from individuals in Scotland, 2006-2012.

Burrells A, Opsteegh M, Pollock KG, Alexander CL, Chatterton J, Evans R, Walker R, McKenzie CA, Hill D, Innes EA, Katzer F.

Parasit Vectors. 2016 Jun 7;9(1):324. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1610-6.


Characterization of Puumala hantavirus in bank voles from two regions in the Netherlands where human cases occurred.

de Vries A, Vennema H, Bekker DL, Maas M, Adema J, Opsteegh M, van der Giessen JW, Reusken CB.

J Gen Virol. 2016 Jul;97(7):1500-10. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000481. Epub 2016 Apr 13.


Risk factors related to Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in indoor-housed Dutch dairy goats.

Deng H, Dam-Deisz C, Luttikholt S, Maas M, Nielen M, Swart A, Vellema P, van der Giessen J, Opsteegh M.

Prev Vet Med. 2016 Feb 1;124:45-51.


Toxoplasma gondii in Wild Red Squirrels, the Netherlands, 2014.

Kik M, IJzer J, Opsteegh M, Montizaan M, Dijkstra V, Rijks J, Gröne A.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Dec;21(12):2248-9. doi: 10.3201/eid2112.141711. No abstract available.


Molecular detection of Toxoplasma gondii in water samples from Scotland and a comparison between the 529bp real-time PCR and ITS1 nested PCR.

Wells B, Shaw H, Innocent G, Guido S, Hotchkiss E, Parigi M, Opsteegh M, Green J, Gillespie S, Innes EA, Katzer F.

Water Res. 2015 Dec 15;87:175-81. doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.09.015. Epub 2015 Sep 9.


Intervention strategies to reduce human Toxoplasma gondii disease burden.

Opsteegh M, Kortbeek TM, Havelaar AH, van der Giessen JW.

Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 1;60(1):101-7. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu721. Epub 2014 Sep 15. Review.


[Owners willing to vaccinate cats against Toxoplasma].

Van den End S, Van der Giessen J, Havelaar A, Opsteegh M.

Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2014 Jul 1;139(7):48-9. Dutch. No abstract available.


Quantification of Toxoplasma gondii in tissue samples of experimentally infected goats by magnetic capture and real-time PCR.

Juránková J, Opsteegh M, Neumayerová H, Kovařčík K, Frencová A, Baláž V, Volf J, Koudela B.

Vet Parasitol. 2013 Mar 31;193(1-3):95-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.11.016. Epub 2012 Nov 14.


Inactivation or clearance of Coxiella burnetii in rat serum samples to enable safe serological testing.

Opsteegh M, de Heer L, van den Berg H, van der Giessen J.

J Basic Microbiol. 2013 Sep;53(9):796-8. doi: 10.1002/jobm.201200211. Epub 2012 Sep 7.


Experimental inoculation of male rats with Coxiella burnetii: successful infection but no transmission to cage mates.

Opsteegh M, Hogerwerf L, Nooijen S, Dam-Deisz C, de Heer L, Reusken C, Bouma A, Roest HJ, Nielen M, van der Giessen J.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Aug;78(16):5661-5. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01169-12. Epub 2012 Jun 8.


Seroprevalence and risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in domestic cats in The Netherlands.

Opsteegh M, Haveman R, Swart AN, Mensink-Beerepoot ME, Hofhuis A, Langelaar MF, van der Giessen JW.

Prev Vet Med. 2012 May 1;104(3-4):317-26. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.01.003. Epub 2012 Feb 2.


Specific serum antibody responses following a Toxoplasma gondii and Trichinella spiralis co-infection in swine.

Bokken GC, van Eerden E, Opsteegh M, Augustijn M, Graat EA, Franssen FF, Görlich K, Buschtöns S, Tenter AM, van der Giessen JW, Bergwerff AA, van Knapen F.

Vet Parasitol. 2012 Mar 23;184(2-4):126-32. doi: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.08.028. Epub 2011 Aug 25.


Toxoplasma gondii in Romanian household cats: evaluation of serological tests, epidemiology and risk factors.

Györke A, Opsteegh M, Mircean V, Iovu A, Cozma V.

Prev Vet Med. 2011 Dec 15;102(4):321-8. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.07.015. Epub 2011 Aug 31.


A quantitative microbial risk assessment for meatborne Toxoplasma gondii infection in The Netherlands.

Opsteegh M, Prickaerts S, Frankena K, Evers EG.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2011 Nov 1;150(2-3):103-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2011.07.022. Epub 2011 Jul 26.


[Toxoplasmosis in cats can be avoided].

Opsteegh M, Haveman R, Langelaar M, van Knapen F, van der Giessen J.

Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2011 Jun 1;136(6):437, 439. Dutch. No abstract available.


Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) in Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus at livestock farms and urban locations in the Netherlands; could Rattus spp. represent reservoirs for (re)introduction?

Reusken C, van der Plaats R, Opsteegh M, de Bruin A, Swart A.

Prev Vet Med. 2011 Aug 1;101(1-2):124-30. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.05.003. Epub 2011 Jun 2.


Age-related Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in Dutch wild boar inconsistent with lifelong persistence of antibodies.

Opsteegh M, Swart A, Fonville M, Dekkers L, van der Giessen J.

PLoS One. 2011 Jan 20;6(1):e16240. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0016240.


Low predictive value of seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in cattle for detection of parasite DNA.

Opsteegh M, Teunis P, Züchner L, Koets A, Langelaar M, van der Giessen J.

Int J Parasitol. 2011 Mar;41(3-4):343-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2010.10.006. Epub 2010 Dec 7.


Evaluation of ELISA test characteristics and estimation of Toxoplasma gondii seroprevalence in Dutch sheep using mixture models.

Opsteegh M, Teunis P, Mensink M, Züchner L, Titilincu A, Langelaar M, van der Giessen J.

Prev Vet Med. 2010 Sep 1;96(3-4):232-40. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2010.06.009. Epub 2010 Jul 15.


Direct detection and genotyping of Toxoplasma gondii in meat samples using magnetic capture and PCR.

Opsteegh M, Langelaar M, Sprong H, den Hartog L, De Craeye S, Bokken G, Ajzenberg D, Kijlstra A, van der Giessen J.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2010 May 15;139(3):193-201. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.02.027. Epub 2010 Mar 10.


Food-borne diseases - the challenges of 20 years ago still persist while new ones continue to emerge.

Newell DG, Koopmans M, Verhoef L, Duizer E, Aidara-Kane A, Sprong H, Opsteegh M, Langelaar M, Threfall J, Scheutz F, van der Giessen J, Kruse H.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2010 May 30;139 Suppl 1:S3-15. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2010.01.021. Epub 2010 Jan 22. Review. Erratum in: Int J Food Microbiol. 2011 Feb 28;145(2-3):493.


Ticks and associated pathogens collected from domestic animals in the Netherlands.

Nijhof AM, Bodaan C, Postigo M, Nieuwenhuijs H, Opsteegh M, Franssen L, Jebbink F, Jongejan F.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007 Winter;7(4):585-95.


[Ticks and tick borne pathogens in domestic animals in the Netherlands].

Bodaan C, Nihof AM, Postigo M, Nieuwenhuijs H, Opsteegh M, Franssen L, Jebbink F, Jansen S, Jongejan F.

Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2007 Jul 1;132(13):517-23. Dutch. No abstract available.


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