Publicaties/publications vogelgriep, aviaire influenza (AI)

Ioannis Sitaras, Xanthoula Rousou, Ben Peeters, Mart C.M. de Jong. 2016. Mutations in the haemagglutinin protein and their effect in transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus in sub-optimally vaccinated chickens. Vaccine 34: 5512-5518. (FES) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.10.002

The Global Consortium for H5N8 and Related Influenza Viruses (among others dr. Ruth Bouwstra, CVI). 2016. Role for migratory wild birds in the global spread of avian influenza H5N8. Science 14 Oct 2016: Vol. 354, Issue 6309, pp. 213-217; DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf8852

Hagenaars, T. J., Fischer, E. A., Jansen, C. A., Rebel, J. M., Spekreijse, D., Vervelde, L., Backer, J. A.. de Jong, M. C., Koets, A. P. 2016. Modelling the Innate Immune Response against Avian Influenza Virus in Chicken. PLoS One 11: e0157816. Doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0157816. FES

de Jonge, J., Isakova-Sivak, I., van Dijken, H., Spijkers, S., Mouthaan, J., de Jong, R., Smolonogina, T., Roholl, P., Rudenko, L. 2016. H7N9 Live attenuated influenza vaccine is highly immunogenic, prevents virus replication and protects against severe bronchopneumonia in ferrets. Mol. Ther. 24: 978-990. doi:10.1038/mt.2016.23

Sitaras, I., Rousou, X., Kalthoff, D., Beer, M., Peeters, B., de Jong, M. C. 2016. Role of vaccination-induced immunity and antigenic distance in the transmission dynamics of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. J. R. Soc. Interface 13: 20150976. FES Programme on Avian Influenza.

Backer, J.A., van Roermund, H.J.W., Fischer, E.A.J., van Asseldonk, M.A.P.M., Bergevoet, R.H.M. 2015. Controlling highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks: an epidemiological and economic model analysis. Prev. Vet. Med. 121: 142-150.

Bouwstra RJ, Koch G, Heutink R, Harders F, van der Spek A, Elbers AR, Bossers A. Phylogenetic analysis of highly pathogenic avian influenza A(H5N8) virus outbreak strains provides evidence for four separate introductions and one between-poultry farm transmission in the Netherlands, November 2014. Euro Surveill. 2015;20(26):pii=21174.

Jonges, M., van Leuken, J., Wouters, I., Koch, G., Meijer, A., Koopmans, M. 2015. Wind-Mediated Spread of Low-Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus into the Environment during Outbreaks at Commercial Poultry Farms. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0125401. Doi 10.1371/journal.pone.0125401

M. McLaws, W. Priyono, B. Bett, S. Al-Qamar, I. Claassen, T. Widiastuti, J. Poole, L. Schoonman, C. Jost and J. Mariner. 2015. Antibody response and risk factors for seropositivity in backyard poultry following mass vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza and Newcastle disease in Indonesia. Epidemiol. Infect. 143: 1632-1642

Bouwstra R, Heutink R, Bossers A, Harders F, Koch G, Elbers A. Full-genome sequence of influenza A(H5N8) virus in poultry linked to sequences of strains from Asia, the Netherlands, 2014. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 May (ahead of press)

Adlhoch C, Gossner C, Koch G, Brown I, Bouwstra R, Verdonck F, Penttinen P, Harder T. 2014. Comparing introduction to Europe of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses A(H5N8) in 2014 and A(H5N1) in 2005. Euro Surveill. 19(50):pii=20996.

SCIENTIFIC REPORT OF EFSA, Highly pathogenic avian influenza A subtype H5N81, EFSA Journal 15 december 2014. With contributions from Ruth Bouwstra and Aline de Koeijer.

Wagner, K., Kwakkenbos, M. J., Claassen, Y. B., Maijoor, K., Bohne, M., van der Sluijs, K. F., Witte, M. D., van Zoelen, D. J., Cornelissen, L. A., Beaumont, T., Bakker, A. Q., Ploegh, H. L., Spits, H. 2014. Bispecific antibody generated with sortase and click chemistry has broad antiinfluenza virus activity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 111: 16820-16825.

Okti Nadia Poetri, Michiel van Boven, Ivo Claassen, Guus Koch, I Wayan Wibawan, Arjan Stegeman, Jan Van den Broek, Annemarie Bouma. 2014. Silent spread of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 virus amongst vaccinated commercial layers. Res. Vet. Sci. 97: 637-641.

Peeters, B., Tonnis, W. F., Murugappan, S., Rottier, P., Koch, G., Frijlink, H. W., Huckriede, A., Hinrichs, W. L. 2014. Pulmonary immunization of chickens using non-adjuvanted spray-freeze dried whole inactivated virus vaccine completely protects against highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus. Vaccine 32: 6445-6450.

Gonzales, J., Boender, G-J., Elbers, A.R.W., Stegeman, J.A., de Koeijer, A.A. 2014. Risk based surveillance for early detection of low pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks in layer chickens. Prev. Vet. Med. 117: 251-259.

Freidl, G. S., de Bruin, E., van Beek, J., Reimerink, J., de Wit, S., Koch, G., Vervelde, L., van den Ham, H. J., Koopmans, M. P. 2014. Getting More Out of Less - A Quantitative Serological Screening Tool for Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Influenza A Hemagglutinin-Types in Chickens.PLoS ONE 9(9): e108043. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108043.

Zhang, Y., Mao, H., Yan, J. , Zhang, L., Sun, Y., Wang, X., Chen, Y., Lu, Y., Chen, E., Lv, H., Gong, L., Li, Z., Gao., J., Xu, C., Feng, Y., Ge, Q., Xu, B., Xu, F., Yang, Z., Zhao, G., Han, J., Koch, G., Li, H., Shu, Y., Chen, Z., Xia, S. 2014. Isolation and characterization of H7N9 avian influenza A virus from humans with respiratory diseases in Zhejiang, China. Virus Res. 189: 158-164.

Anne-Kathrin Sauer, Chi-Hui Liang, Jürgen Stech, Ben Peeters, Pascale Quéré, Christel Schwegmann-Wessels, Chung-Yi Wu, Chi-Huey Wong, Georg Herrler. 2014. Characterization of the sialic acid binding activity of influenza A viruses using soluble variants of the H7 and H9 hemagglutinins. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89529. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089529.

Ioannis Sitaras, Donata Kalthoff, Martin Beer, Ben Peeters, Mart C. M. de Jong. 2014. Immune Escape Mutants of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Selected Using Polyclonal Sera: Identification of Key Amino Acids in the HA Protein. PloS ONE 9(2): e84628. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084628.

Van Borm, S., Jonges,M., Lambrecht, B., Koch, G., Houdart, P., van den Berg, T. 2014. Molecular Epidemiological Analysis of the Transboundary Transmission of 2003 Highly Pathogenic Avian InfluenzaH7N7 Outbreaks Between The Netherlands and Belgium Transbound. Emerg.Dis. 61: 86-90.

Jacob Post, Ben Peeters, Jan B.W.J. Cornelissen, Lonneke Vervelde, and Johanna M.J. Rebel 2013. Contribution of the NS1 gene of H7 avian influenza virus strains to pathogenicity in chickens.  Viral Immunol. 26: 396-403.

de Jong, R. M. C., Stockhofe-Zurwieden, N., Verheij, E. S.,de Boer-Luijtze, E. A., Ruiter, S. J. M., de Leeuw, O. S., Cornelissen, L. A.H. M. 2013. Rapid emergence ofa virulent PB2 E627K variant during adaptation of highly pathogenic avianinfluenza H7N7 virus to mice. Virol. J. 10:  276.

Ssematimba A, Hagenaars TJ, de Wit JJ, Ruiterkamp F, FabriTH, Stegeman JA, de Jong MC. 2013. Avian influenza transmission risks: analysis of biosecurity measures andcontact structure in Dutch poultry farming. Prev Vet Med. 2013 Apr1;109(1-2):106-15. doi: 10.1016/j

J. B. W. J. Cornelissen, L. Vervelde, J. Post, J. M. J.Rebel. 2013. Differences inhighly pathogenic avian influenza viral pathogenesis and associated earlyinflammatory response in chickens and ducks. Avian Pathol. 42: 347-364.

Jonges, M., Meijer, A., Fouchier, R. A., Koch, G., Li,J., Pan, J. C., Chen, H., Shu, Y. L., Koopmans, M. P. 2013. Guidingoutbreak management by the use of influenza A(H7Nx) virus sequence analysis.Euro Surveill. 18 (16): pii=20460

Vervelde, L., Reemers, S.S., van Haarlem, D.A., Post, J.,Claassen, E., Rebel, J.M. J., Jansen, C.A. 2013. Chicken dendritic cells are susceptible tohighly pathogenic avian influenza viruses which induce strong cytokineresponses. Developm. Comp. Immunol. 39: 198-206.

Post, J., de Geus, E. D., Vervelde, L., Cornelissen, J. B.W. J., Rebel, J. M. J. 2013. Systemicdistribution of different low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses inchicken. Virol. J. 10: 23.

Ssematimba,A., Hagenaars, T.J., de Wit, J.J., Ruiterkamp, F., Fabri, T.H., de Jong, M.C.M. 2013. Avian influenza transmissionrisks: analysis of biosecurity measures and contact structure in Dutch poultryfarming. Prev. Vet. Med. 109:106-115.

Ypma RJ, Jonges M, Bataille A,Stegeman A, Koch G, van Boven M, Koopmans M, van Ballegooijen WM, Wallinga J. 2013. Genetic Data Provide Evidencefor Wind-Mediated Transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. J. Infect. Dis. 207: 730-735.

Spekreijse D, Bouma A, Koch G, Stegeman A. 2013. Quantification ofdust-borne transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus betweenchickens. Influenza other Resp. 7:132-138.

Gonzales, J.L., Stegeman, J.A., Koch, G., de Wit, J.J.,  Elbers, A.R.W., 2013. Rate of introduction of a low pathogenic avianinfluenza virus infection in different poultry production sectors in theNetherlands. Influenza other Resp. 7: 6-10.

van Wielink, R., Harmsen, M. M., Martens, D. E., de Leeuw,O. S., Peeters, B. P., Wijffels, R. H., Moormann, R. J. 2012. Effect of natural and chimeric haemagglutiningenes on influenza A virus replication in baby hamster kidney cells. J.Biotechnol. 162: 197-201.

Peeters B, de Boer SM, Tjeerdsma G, Moormann R, KochG. 2012. New DIVA vaccine for the protection of poultryagainst H5 highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses irrespective of theN-subtype. Vaccine 30: 7078-7083

Gonzales, J.L., Elbers, A.R.W., van der Goot, J., Bontje, D,Koch, G., de Wit, J.J., Stegeman, J.A. 2012. Using egg production data to quantify within-flock transmission of lowpathogenic avian influenza virus in commercial layer chickens. Prev.Vet. Med. 107: 253-259.

R vanWielink, M.M. Harmsen, D.E. Martens, B.P.H. Peeters, R.H. Wijffels and R.J.M.Moormann. 2012. Mutationsin the M gene segment can substantially increase replication efficiency of NS1deletion influenza A virus in MDCK cell. J Virol. 2012 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

Robert P. de Vries, Cornelis H. Smit, Erwin de Bruin, AlanRigter, Erik de Vries, Lisette A. H. M. Cornelissen, Dirk Eggink, Nancy P. Y.Chung, John P. Moore, Rogier W. Sanders, Cornelis H. Hokke, Marion Koopmans,Peter J. M. Rottier, Cornelis A. M. de Haan. 2012. Glycan-Dependent Immunogenicity of RecombinantSoluble Trimeric Hemagglutinin. J. Virol. 86: 11735-11744.

Eveline D. de Geus, Johanna M.J. Rebel & Lonneke Vervelde. 2012. Induction of respiratory immune responses in thechicken; implications for development of mucosal avian influenza virus vaccines. Vet. Q. 32:75-86.

Lisette A.H.M. Cornelissen, Olav S. de Leeuw, Mirriam G. Tacken, Heleen C. Klos, Robert P. de Vries, Els A. de Boer-Luijtze, Diana J. van Zoelen-Bos, Alan Rigter, Peter J.M. Rottier, Rob J.M. Moormann, Cornelis A.M. de Haan. 2012. Protective Efficacy of Newcastle Disease Virus Expressing Soluble Trimeric Hemagglutinin against Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Influenza in Chickens and Mice. PLoS ONE 7(8): e44447. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.004444

Ssematimba, A., Elbers, A.R., Hagenaars, T.J., de Jong, M.C.M. 2012. Estimating the per-contact probability of infection by highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus during the 2003 epidemic in the Netherlands. PLoS ONE; 7(7): e40929. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040929.

Rutten, N., Gonzales, J., Elbers, A.R.W., Velthuis, A.G.J. 2012. Cost analysis of low pathogenic avian influenza surveillance systems in the Dutch egg layer sector. PLoS ONE 7:e33930. Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0033930.

Ssematimba, A., Hagenaars, T.J., de Jong, M.C.M. 2012. Modelling the wind-borne spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus between farms. PLoS ONE 7: e31114. Doi 10.371/journal.pone. 0031114

Gonzales, J,L., Elbers, A.R.W., Bouma, A., Koch, G., de Wit, J.J., Stegeman, J.A. 2012. Transmission characteristics of low pathogenic avian influenza virus of H7N7 and H5N7 subtypes in layer chicken. Vet. Microbiol.155: 207-213

Helton F. dos Santos, Marcus B. Knak, Fernanda L. de Castro, Josiane Slongo, Gisele A. Ritterbusch, Tânia A.P. Klein, Paulo A. Esteves, Alessandra D. Silva, Iara M. Trevisol, Erwin A.W. Claassen, Lisette A.H.M. Cornelissen, Maristela Lovato, Ana C. Franco, Paulo M. Roehe, Frans A.M. Rijsewijk. 2012. Variants of the recently discovered avian gyrovirus 2 are detected in Southern Brazil and The Netherlands. Vet. Microbiol. 155: 230-236

Ypma RJF, Bataille AMA, Stegeman A, Koch G, Wallinga J, van Ballegooijen WM. 2012. Unravelling transmission trees of infectious diseases by combining genetic and epidemiological data. Proc R. Soc. B. 279: 444-450.

William G. Dundon, Alireza Heidari, Alice Fusaro, Isabella Monne, Maria Serena Beato, Giovanni Cattoli, Guus Koch, Elke Starick, Ian H. Brown, Elisabeth W. Aldous, François-Xavier Briand, Ghislaine Le Gall-Reculé, Véronique Jestin, Poul H. Jørgensen, Mikael Berg, Siamak Zohari, Giorgi Metreveli, Muhammed Munir, Karl Ståhl, Emmanuel Albina, Saliha Hammoumi, Patricia Gil, R. Renata Servan de Almeida, Krzysztof Śmietanka, Katarzyna Domańska-Blicharz, Zenon Minta, Steven Van Borm, Thierry van den Berg, Ana Moreno Martin, Ilaria Barbieri and Ilaria Capua. 2012. Genetic data from avian influenza and avian paramyxoviruses generated by the European network of excellence (EPIZONE) between 2006 to 2011 - review and recommendations for surveillance. Vet. Microbiol. 154: 209-221.

de Geus ED, Rebel JM, Vervelde L. 2012. Kinetics of the avian influenza-specific humoral responses in lung are indicative of local antibody production. Develop. Comp. Immunol. 36: 317-322.

Jacob Post, Dave W Burt, Jan BWJ Cornelissen, Venice Broks, Diana van Zoelen, Ben Peeters, Johanna MJ Rebel. 2012. Systemic virus distribution and host responses in brain and intestine of chickens infected with low pathogenic or high pathogenic avian influenza virus. Virol. J. 9: 61.

Gonzales, J.L., van der Goot, J.A., Stegeman, J.A., Elbers, A.R.W., Koch, G. 2011. Transmission between chickens of an H7N1 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus isolated during the epidemic of 1999 in Italy. Vet. Microbiol. 152: 187-190.

Damian C. Ekiert, Robert H. E. Friesen, Gira Bhabha, Ted Kwaks, Mandy Jongeneelen, Wenli Yu, Carla Ophorst, Freek Cox, Hans J.W.M. Korse, Boerries Brandenburg, Ronald Vogels, Just P.J. Brakenhoff, Ronald Kompier, Martin H. Koldijk, Lisette A.H.M. Cornelissen, Leo L. M. Poon, Malik Peiris, Wouter Koudstaal, Ian A. Wilson, Jaap Goudsmit. 2011. A Highly Conserved Neutralizing Epitope on Group 2 Influenza A Viruses. Science 333: 843-850.

Spekreijse, D., Bouma, A., Koch, G., Stegeman, J.A. 2011. Airborne transmission of a highly pathogenic avian influenza strain H5N1 between groups of chickens quantified in an experimental setting. Vet Microbiol. 152: 88-95.

Dortmans, J. C. F. M., Koch, G., Rottier, P. J. M., Peeters, B. P. H. 2011. A comparative infection study of pigeon and an avian paramyxovirus type 1 viruses in pigeons: evaluation of clinical signs, virus shedding and seroconversion. Avian Pathol. 40: 125-130. Project BAS nrs WOT-01-001-003, WOT-01-003-012.

Maas, Riks , Rosema, Sigrid , van Zoelen, Diana and Venema, Sandra. Maternal immunity against avian influenza H5N1 in chickens: limited protection and interference with vaccine efficacy. Avian Pathol. 40: 87-92. KB-08-003-01.24

Bataille, A., van der Meer, F., Stegeman, A., Koch, G. 2011. Evolutionary analysis of inter-farm transmission dynamics in a highly pathogenic avian influenza epidemic. PLoS Pathog.7 (6): e1002094.

Poetri, O., Bouma, A., Claassen, I., Koch, G., Soejoedono, R., Stegeman, A., van Boven, M. 2011. A single vaccination of commercial broilers does not reduce transmission of H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza, Vet. Res. 42: 74.

Van Wielink, R., Kant-Eenbergen, H.C., Harmsen, M.M., Martens, D.E., Wijffels, R.H., Coco-Martin, J.M. 2011. Adaptation of a Madin-Darby canine kidney cell line to suspension growth in serum-free media and comparison of its ability to produce avian influenza virus to Vero and BHK21 cell lines. J. Virol. Meth. 171: 53-60.

Spekreijse, D., Bouma, A., Stegeman, J.A., Koch, G., de Jong, M.C.M. 2011. The effect of inoculation dose of a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus strain H5N1 on the infectiousness of chickens. Vet. Microbiol. 147: 59-66.

Johanna M J Rebel, Ben Peeters, Helmi Fijten, Jacob Post, Jan Cornelissen and Lonneke Vervelde. 2011. Highly pathogenic or low pathogenic avian influenza virus subtype H7N1 infection in chicken lungs: small differences in general acute responses. Vet. Res.42: 10.

Backer J., Bergevoet, R., Fischer, E., Nodelijk, G., Bosman, K., Saatkamp, H., van Roermund, H., 2011. Control of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza: epidemiological and economic aspects. Report Central Veterinary Institute (CVI) van Wageningen UR nr 11/CVI0184, 80 pp

Goot, J.A. van der; Engel, B. ; Water, S.G.P. van de; Buist, W. ; Jong, M. de; Koch, G. ; Boven, M. van; Stegeman, J.A. Validation of diagnostic tests for detection of avian influenza in vaccinated chickens using Bayesian analysis. \ 2010; Vaccine 28 (2010)7.

Jong, M.C.M. de; Stegeman, J.A. ; Goot, J.A. van der; Koch, G. Intra- and interspecies transmission of H7N7 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus during the avian influenza epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003 \ 2009 Rev Sci Tech. 2009 Apr;28(1):333-40..

Bos, M.E.H. ; Nielen, M. ; Koch, G. ; Bouma, A. ; Jong, M.C.M. de; Stegeman, J.A. Back-calculation method shows that within-flock transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus in the Netherlands is not influenced by housing risk factors 2009 Preventive Veterinary Medicine Volume 88, Issue 4, 1 April 2009, Pages 278-285 l.

Bouma, A. ; Muljono, A.T. ; Jatikusumah, A. ; Nell, A.J. ; Mudjiartiningsih, S. ; Dharmayanti, I. ; Siregar, E.S. ; Claassen, I. ; Koch, G. ; Stegeman, J.A. Field trial for assessment of avian influenza vaccination effectiveness in Indonesia 2008 Rev Sci Tech. 2008 Dec;27(3):633-42..

Bos, M.E.H. ; Nielen, M. ; Koch, G. ; Stegeman, A. ; Jong, M.C.M. de Effect of H7N1 vaccination on highly pathogenic avian influenza H7N7 virus transmission in turkeys. Vaccine. 2008 Nov 25;26(50):6322-8. Epub 2008 Sep 24.

Goot, J.A. van der; Boven, M. van; Stegeman, A. ; Water, S.G.P. van de; Jong, M.C.M. de; Koch, G. Transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in Pekin ducks is significantly reduced by a genetically distant H5N2 vaccine. Virology 382 (2008) 91–97.

Boven, M. van; Bouma, A. ; Fabri, T.H.F. ; Katsma, E. ; Hartog, L. ; Koch, G. Elbers, A.R.W. ; Holtslag, J.B. ; Bouma, A. ; Koch, G. Within-Flock Mortality During the High-Pathogenicity Avian Influenza (H7N7) Epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003: Implications for an Early Detection System; Avian Diseases 51(s1):304-308. 2007.

Slomka, M.J. ; Coward, V.J. ; Banks, J. ; Löndt, B.Z. ; Brown, I.H. ; Voermans, J.J.M. ; Koch, G. ; Handberg, K.J. ; Jörgensen, P.H. ; Cherbonnel-Pansart, M. ; Jestin, V. ; Cattoli, G. ; Capua, I. ; Ejdersund, A. ; Thoren, P. ; Czifra, G. Identification of sensitive and specific Avian influenza PCR methods through blind ring trials organized in the European Union; Avian Diseases 51(s1):227-234. 2007

Goot, J.A. van der; Boven, R.M. van; Koch, G. ; Jong, M.C.M. de. Variable effect of vaccination against highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus on disease and transmission in pheasants and teals; Vaccine Volume 25, Issue 49, 28 November 2007, Pages 8318-8325

Maas, R. van der; Tacken, M.G.J. ; Ruuls-van Stalle, E.M.F. ; Koch, G. ; Rooij, E.M.A. van; Stockhofe-Zurwieden, N. Avian influenza (H5N1) susceptibility and receptors in dogs; Emerging Infectious Diseases • www.cdc.gov/eid • Vol. 13, No. 8, August 2007. 1219

Bos, M.E.H. ; Boven, R.M. van; Nielen, M. ; Bouma, A. ; Elbers, A.R.W. ; Nodelijk, H.A. ; Koch, G. ; Stegeman, A. ; Jong, M.C.M. de. Estimating the day of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus introduction into a poultry flock based on mortality data; Vet. Res.Volume 38, Number 3, May-June 2007

Goot, J.A. van der; Boven, R.M. van; Jong, M.C.M. de; Koch, G. Effect of Vaccination on Transmission of HPAI H5N1: The Effect of a Single Vaccination Dose on Transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influanza H5N1 in Peking Ducks; Avian Diseases 51(s1):323-324. 2007

Velkers, F.C. ; Bouma, A. ; Matthijs, M.G.R. ; Koch, G. ; Westendorp, S.T. ; Stegeman, J.A. Outbreak of avian influenza H7N3 on a turkey farm in the Netherlands; The Veterinary Record 159:403-405 (2006)

Goot, J.A. van der; Boven, R.M. van; Jong, M.C.M. de; Koch, G. The effect of a single vaccination on transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 in Peking Ducks; Avian Diseases, Vol. 51, No. S 1, p.323-324

Koch, G. ; Elbers, A.R.W. Outdoor ranging of poultry: a major risk factor for the introduction and development of high pathogenicity Avian Influenza; NJAS 54-2, 2006

Groot, J.A. de; Koch, G. ; Jong, M.C.M. de; Boven, R.M. van Quantification of the effect of vaccination on transmission of avian influenza (H7N7) in chickens; Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Dec 13;102(50):18141-6. Epub 2005 Dec 5.

Elbers, A.R.W. ; Koch, G. ; Bouma. Performance of clinical signs in poultry for the detection of outbreaks during the avian influenza A (H7N7) epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003;,Avian Pathology, Volume 34, Issue 3 June 2005 , pages 181 – 187

Elbers, A.R.W. ; Fabri, T. ; Vries, T.S. ; Wit, J.J. de; Pijpers, A. ; Koch, G. The highly pathogenic avian influenza A (H7N7) virus epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003 - lessons learned from the first five outbreaks; Avian Diseases 48(3):691-705. 2004

Elbers, A.R.W. ; Kamps, B. ; Koch, G. Performance of gross lesions at postmortem for the detection of outbreaks during the avian influenza A (H7N7) epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003; Avian Pathology, Volume 33, Issue 4 August 2004 , pages 418 - 422

Wit, J.J. de; Koch, G. ; Fabri, T.H.F. ; Elbers, A.R.W. A cross-sectional serological survey of the Dutch commercial poultry population for the presence of Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus infection; Avian Pathology, Volume 33, Issue 6 December 2004 , pages 565 – 570

Fouchier, R.A.M. ; Schneeberger, P.M. ; Rozendaal, F.W. ; Broekman, J.M. ; Kemink, S.A.G. ; Munnster, V. ; Kuiken, T. ; Rimmelzwaan, G.F. ; Schutten, M. ; Doornum, G.J.J. van; Koch, G. ; Bosman, A. ; Koopmans, M. ; Osterhaus, A.D.M.E. Avian influenza A virus (H7N7) associated with human conjunctivitis and a fatal case of acute respiratory distress syndrome.; PNAS February 3, 2004 vol. 101 no. 5 1356-1361

Stegeman, J.A. ; Bouma, A. ; Elbers, A.R.W. ; Jong, M.C.M. de; Nodelijk, H.A. ; Klerk, F. ; Koch, G. ; Boven, R.M. van. Avian influenza A virus (H7N7) epidemic in the Netherlands: : course of the epidemic and effectiveness of control measures; J Infect Dis. 2004 Dec 15;190(12):2088-95. Epub 2004 Nov 15.

Goot, J.A. van der; Koch, G. ; Jong, M.C.M. de; Boven, R.M. van. The transmission characteristics of A/Chicken/Pennsylvania/83 influenza virus, an experimental approach; Avian Diseases, Vol. 47, No. s3, p.939-941.

Goot, J.A. van der; Jong, M.C.M. de; Koch, G. ; Boven, R.M. van .Comparison of the transmission characteristics of low and high pathogenicity avian influenza virus (H5N2); Epidemiology and Infection (2003), 131 : 1003-1013