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Detection of Schistosoma DNA in genital specimens and urine: A comparison between five female African study populations originating from S. haematobium and/or S. mansoni endemic areas.

Pillay P, Downs JA, Changalucha JM, Brienen EAT, Ramarokoto CE, Leutscher PDC, Vennervald BJ, Taylor M, Kjetland EF, Van Lieshout L.

Acta Trop. 2020 Feb 5;204:105363. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105363. [Epub ahead of print]


Environmental DNA for improved detection and environmental surveillance of schistosomiasis.

Sengupta ME, Hellström M, Kariuki HC, Olsen A, Thomsen PF, Mejer H, Willerslev E, Mwanje MT, Madsen H, Kristensen TK, Stensgaard AS, Vennervald BJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Apr 30;116(18):8931-8940. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1815046116. Epub 2019 Apr 11.


Reproductive health problems in rural South African young women: risk behaviour and risk factors.

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Zulu SG, Kleppa E, Lillebo K, Qvigstad E, Ndhlovu P, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Kjetland EF, Taylor M.

Reprod Health. 2018 Aug 15;15(1):138. doi: 10.1186/s12978-018-0581-9.



McManus DP, Dunne DW, Sacko M, Utzinger J, Vennervald BJ, Zhou XN.

Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2018 Aug 9;4(1):13. doi: 10.1038/s41572-018-0013-8. Review.


Seasonal variations in Schistosoma haematobium egg excretion in school-age girls in rural KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Christensen EE, Taylor M, Zulu SG, Lillebo K, Gundersen SG, Holmen S, Kleppa E, Vennervald BJ, Ndhlovu PD, Kjetland EF.

S Afr Med J. 2018 Mar 28;108(4):352-355. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v108i4.12775.


Diet and hygiene practices influence morbidity in schoolchildren living in Schistosomiasis endemic areas along Lake Victoria in Kenya and Tanzania-A cross-sectional study.

Mohamed I, Kinung'hi S, Mwinzi PNM, Onkanga IO, Andiego K, Muchiri G, Odiere MR, Vennervald BJ, Olsen A.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Mar 28;12(3):e0006373. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006373. eCollection 2018 Mar.


Evaluating diagnostic indicators of urogenital Schistosoma haematobium infection in young women: A cross sectional study in rural South Africa.

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Holmen S, Koukounari A, Kleppa E, Pillay P, Sebitloane M, Ndhlovu P, van Lieshout L, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF.

PLoS One. 2018 Feb 16;13(2):e0191459. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191459. eCollection 2018.


Inflammation dynamics after praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma haematobium reflected by urinary eosinophil cationic protein.

Stecher CW, Fofana HKM, Madsen H, Wilson S, Keita AD, Landouré A, Traoré MS, Vennervald BJ, Reimert CM, Sacko M.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Jul 1;111(7):316-324. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trx057.


Rapid clearance of Schistosoma mansoni circulating cathodic antigen after treatment shown by urine strip tests in a Ugandan fishing community - Relevance for monitoring treatment efficacy and re-infection.

Kildemoes AO, Vennervald BJ, Tukahebwa EM, Kabatereine NB, Magnussen P, de Dood CJ, Deelder AM, Wilson S, van Dam GJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Nov 13;11(11):e0006054. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006054. eCollection 2017 Nov.


The neglected geography of human pathogens and diseases.

Stensgaard AS, Dunn RR, Vennervald BJ, Rahbek C.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2017 Jun 22;1(7):190. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0190. No abstract available.


Comparison of the spatial patterns of schistosomiasis in Zimbabwe at two points in time, spaced twenty-nine years apart: is climate variability of importance?

Pedersen UB, Karagiannis-Voules DA, Midzi N, Mduluza T, Mukaratirwa S, Fensholt R, Vennervald BJ, Kristensen TK, Vounatsou P, Stensgaard AS.

Geospat Health. 2017 May 8;12(1):505. doi: 10.4081/gh.2017.505.


Association of Urogenital Symptoms with History of Water Contact in Young Women in Areas Endemic for S. haematobium. A Cross-Sectional Study in Rural South Africa.

Galappaththi-Arachchige HN, Amlie Hegertun IE, Holmen S, Qvigstad E, Kleppa E, Sebitloane M, Ndhlovu PD, Vennervald BJ, Gundersen SG, Taylor M, Kjetland EF.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Nov 14;13(11). pii: E1135.


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.


Schistosoma haematobium and soil-transmitted Helminths in Tana Delta District of Kenya: infection and morbidity patterns in primary schoolchildren from two isolated villages.

Njaanake KH, Vennervald BJ, Simonsen PE, Madsen H, Mukoko DA, Kimani G, Jaoko WG, Estambale BB.

BMC Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 3;16:57. doi: 10.1186/s12879-016-1387-4.


Molecular diversity of avian schistosomes in Danish freshwater snails.

Christiansen AØ, Olsen A, Buchmann K, Kania PW, Nejsum P, Vennervald BJ.

Parasitol Res. 2016 Mar;115(3):1027-37. doi: 10.1007/s00436-015-4830-3. Epub 2015 Nov 17.


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):80-86. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0071. Epub 2015 Apr 27.


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 Jul 15;212(2):275-84. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv035. Epub 2015 Feb 28.


Schistosoma haematobium infection and asymptomatic bacteriuria in young South African females.

Kildemoes AO, Kjetland EF, Zulu SG, Taylor M, Vennervald BJ.

Acta Trop. 2015 Apr;144:19-23. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.01.008. Epub 2015 Jan 24.


Modelling climate change impact on the spatial distribution of fresh water snails hosting trematodes in Zimbabwe.

Pedersen UB, Stendel M, Midzi N, Mduluza T, Soko W, Stensgaard AS, Vennervald BJ, Mukaratirwa S, Kristensen TK.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Dec 12;7:536. doi: 10.1186/s13071-014-0536-0.


Urinary cytokines in Schistosoma haematobium-infected schoolchildren from Tana Delta District of Kenya.

Njaanake KH, Simonsen PE, Vennervald BJ, Mukoko DA, Reimert CM, Gachuhi K, Jaoko WG, Estambale BB.

BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 15;14:501. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-501.


Classification of the lesions observed in female genital schistosomiasis.

Kjetland EF, Norseth HM, Taylor M, Lillebø K, Kleppa E, Holmen SD, Andebirhan A, Yohannes TH, Gundersen SG, Vennervald BJ, Bagratee J, Onsrud M, Leutscher PD.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2014 Dec;127(3):227-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2014.07.014. Epub 2014 Aug 13. No abstract available.


Eosinophil granule proteins ECP and EPX as markers for a potential early-stage inflammatory lesion in female genital schistosomiasis (FGS).

Ramarokoto CE, Kildemoes AO, Randrianasolo BS, Ravoniarimbinina P, Ravaoalimalala VE, Leutscher P, Kjetland EF, Vennervald BJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jul 17;8(7):e2974. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002974. eCollection 2014 Jul.


Human Schistosoma haematobium antifecundity immunity is dependent on transmission intensity and associated with immunoglobulin G1 to worm-derived antigens.

Wilson S, Jones FM, van Dam GJ, Corstjens PL, Riveau G, Fitzsimmons CM, Sacko M, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW.

J Infect Dis. 2014 Dec 15;210(12):2009-16. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu374. Epub 2014 Jul 7.


Modelling spatial distribution of snails transmitting parasitic worms with importance to human and animal health and analysis of distributional changes in relation to climate.

Pedersen UB, Midzi N, Mduluza T, Soko W, Stensgaard AS, Vennervald BJ, Mukaratirwa S, Kristensen TK.

Geospat Health. 2014 May;8(2):335-43.


Diagnostic performance of Schistosoma real-time PCR in urine samples from Kenyan children infected with Schistosoma haematobium: day-to-day variation and follow-up after praziquantel treatment.

Vinkeles Melchers NV, van Dam GJ, Shaproski D, Kahama AI, Brienen EA, Vennervald BJ, van Lieshout L.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr 17;8(4):e2807. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002807. eCollection 2014 Apr.


Malaria and helminth co-infections in school and preschool children: a cross-sectional study in Magu district, north-western Tanzania.

Kinung'hi SM, Magnussen P, Kaatano GM, Kishamawe C, Vennervald BJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Jan 29;9(1):e86510. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0086510. eCollection 2014.


A latent Markov modelling approach to the evaluation of circulating cathodic antigen strips for schistosomiasis diagnosis pre- and post-praziquantel treatment in Uganda.

Koukounari A, Donnelly CA, Moustaki I, Tukahebwa EM, Kabatereine NB, Wilson S, Webster JP, Deelder AM, Vennervald BJ, van Dam GJ.

PLoS Comput Biol. 2013;9(12):e1003402. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003402. Epub 2013 Dec 19.


A very high infection intensity of Schistosoma mansoni in a Ugandan Lake Victoria Fishing Community is required for association with highly prevalent organ related morbidity.

Tukahebwa EM, Magnussen P, Madsen H, Kabatereine NB, Nuwaha F, Wilson S, Vennervald BJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Jul 25;7(7):e2268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002268. Print 2013.


Long term study on the effect of mollusciciding with niclosamide in stream habitats on the transmission of schistosomiasis mansoni after community-based chemotherapy in Makueni District, Kenya.

Kariuki HC, Madsen H, Ouma JH, Butterworth AE, Dunne DW, Booth M, Kimani G, Mwatha JK, Muchiri E, Vennervald BJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 Apr 18;6:107. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-107.


Comparative efficacy of one versus two doses of praziquantel on cure rate of Schistosoma mansoni infection and re-infection in Mayuge District, Uganda.

Tukahebwa EM, Vennervald BJ, Nuwaha F, Kabatereine NB, Magnussen P.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jun;107(6):397-404. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trt024. Epub 2013 Apr 17.


Rapidly boosted Plasma IL-5 induced by treatment of human Schistosomiasis haematobium is dependent on antigen dose, IgE and eosinophils.

Wilson S, Jones FM, Fofana HK, Doucouré A, Landouré A, Kimani G, Mwatha JK, Sacko M, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(3):e2149. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002149. Epub 2013 Mar 28.


A late IL-33 response after exposure to Schistosoma haematobium antigen is associated with an up-regulation of IL-13 in human eosinophils.

Wilson S, Jones FM, Fofana HK, Landouré A, Kimani G, Mwatha JK, Sacko M, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW.

Parasite Immunol. 2013 Jul;35(7-8):224-8. doi: 10.1111/pim.12035.


DNA extraction from dried Schistosoma haematobium eggs isolated on nylon filters.

Reinstrup L, Jørgensen A, Vennervald BJ, Kristensen TK.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Apr;106(4):270-2. doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2011.12.002. Epub 2012 Feb 29.


Aflatoxin exposure may contribute to chronic hepatomegaly in Kenyan school children.

Gong YY, Wilson S, Mwatha JK, Routledge MN, Castelino JM, Zhao B, Kimani G, Kariuki HC, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW, Wild CP.

Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jun;120(6):893-6. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1104357. Epub 2012 Feb 27.


Chronic hepatosplenomegaly in African school children: a common but neglected morbidity associated with schistosomiasis and malaria.

Wilson S, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Aug;5(8):e1149. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001149. Epub 2011 Aug 30. Review.


Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on immune responses to schistosome antigens among the offspring: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

Tweyongyere R, Mawa PA, Kihembo M, Jones FM, Webb EL, Cose S, Dunne DW, Vennervald BJ, Elliott AM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2011 Sep 2;11:234. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-234.


Metabonomic investigation of human Schistosoma mansoni infection.

Balog CI, Meissner A, Göraler S, Bladergroen MR, Vennervald BJ, Mayboroda OA, Deelder AM.

Mol Biosyst. 2011 May;7(5):1473-80. doi: 10.1039/c0mb00262c. Epub 2011 Feb 19.


Impact of Schistosoma haematobium infection on urinary tract pathology, nutritional status and anaemia in school-aged children in two different endemic areas of the Niger River Basin, Mali.

Sacko M, Magnussen P, Keita AD, Traoré MS, Landouré A, Doucouré A, Madsen H, Vennervald BJ.

Acta Trop. 2011 Sep;120 Suppl 1:S142-50. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2010.12.009. Epub 2010 Dec 30.


The feasibility of MS and advanced data processing for monitoring Schistosoma mansoni infection.

Balog CI, Alexandrov T, Derks RJ, Hensbergen PJ, van Dam GJ, Tukahebwa EM, Kabatereine NB, Thiele H, Vennervald BJ, Mayboroda OA, Deelder AM.

Proteomics Clin Appl. 2010 May;4(5):499-510. doi: 10.1002/prca.200900158. Epub 2010 Feb 26.


Locating irregularly shaped clusters of infection intensity.

Yiannakoulias N, Wilson S, Kariuki HC, Mwatha JK, Ouma JH, Muchiri E, Kimani G, Vennervald BJ, Dunne DW.

Geospat Health. 2010 May;4(2):191-200.


Intestinal polyparasitism in a rural Kenyan community.

Nguhiu PN, Kariuki HC, Magambo JK, Kimani G, Mwatha JK, Muchiri E, Dunne DW, Vennervald BJ, Mkoji GM.

East Afr Med J. 2009 Jun;86(6):272-8.


Transmission studies of intestinal schistosomiasis in Lake Albert, Uganda and experimental compatibility of local Biomphalaria spp.

Kazibwe F, Makanga B, Rubaire-Akiiki C, Ouma J, Kariuki C, Kabatereine NB, Vennervald BJ, Rollinson D, Stothard JR.

Parasitol Int. 2010 Mar;59(1):49-53. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2009.10.004. Epub 2009 Oct 18.


Helminths and malignancy.

Vennervald BJ, Polman K.

Parasite Immunol. 2009 Nov;31(11):686-96. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2009.01163.x. Review.


Health implications of chronic hepatosplenomegaly in Kenyan school-aged children chronically exposed to malarial infections and Schistosoma mansoni.

Wilson S, Vennervald BJ, Kadzo H, Ireri E, Amaganga C, Booth M, Kariuki HC, Mwatha JK, Kimani G, Ouma JH, Muchiri E, Dunne DW.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Feb;104(2):110-6. doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.08.006. Epub 2009 Oct 8.


Real-time polymerase chain reaction for detection of low-intensity Schistosoma japonicum infections in China.

Lier T, Simonsen GS, Wang T, Lu D, Haukland HH, Vennervald BJ, Hegstad J, Johansen MV.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009 Sep;81(3):428-32.


The influence of transmission season on parasitological cure rates and intensity of infection after praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma haematobium-infected schoolchildren in Mozambique.

Augusto G, Magnussen P, Kristensen TK, Appleton CC, Vennervald BJ.

Parasitology. 2009 Nov;136(13):1771-9. doi: 10.1017/S0031182009006210. Epub 2009 Jun 2.


Effect of praziquantel treatment of Schistosoma mansoni during pregnancy on intensity of infection and antibody responses to schistosome antigens: results of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

Tweyongyere R, Mawa PA, Emojong NO, Mpairwe H, Jones FM, Duong T, Dunne DW, Vennervald BJ, Katunguka-Rwakishaya E, Elliott AM.

BMC Infect Dis. 2009 Mar 18;9:32. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-32.


The effect of single dose versus two doses of praziquantel on Schistosoma haematobium infection and pathology among school-aged children in Mali.

Sacko M, Magnussen P, Traoré M, Landouré A, Doucouré A, Reimert CM, Vennervald BJ.

Parasitology. 2009 Nov;136(13):1851-7. doi: 10.1017/S0031182008000486. Epub 2009 Mar 13.


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