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Faverjon, C, Leblond, A, Lecollinet, S, Bødker, R, de Koeijer, AA & Fischer, EAJ 2016, 'Comparative Risk Analysis of Two Culicoides-Borne Diseases in Horses: Equine Encephalosis More Likely to Enter France than African Horse Sickness' Transboundary and Emerging Diseases., 10.1111/tbed.12577

Fischer, E.A.J., Martinez, E.P., de Vos, C.J., Faverjon, C. 2016. Quantitative analysis of the probability of introducing equine encephalosis virus (EEV) into the Netherlands. Prev. Vet. Med. 131: 48-59. BO-20-009-009. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2016.07.005

D.M. Bontje, J.A. Backer, L. Hogerwerf, H.I.J. Roest, H.J.W. van Roermund. 2016. Analysis of Q fever in Dutch dairy goat herds and assessment of control measures by means of a transmission model. Prev. Vet. Med.123: 71-89. BO-08-010-011.

Sok, J., Hogeveen, H., Elbers, A.R.W., Oude Lansink, A. 2015. Farmers' beliefs and voluntary vaccination schemes: Bluetongue in Dutch dairy cattle. Food Policy 57: 40-49. (WOT-01-001-004)

Watson, S. J., Langat, P., Reid, S. M., Lam, T. T., Cotten, M., Kelly, M., Van Reeth, K., Qiu, Y., Simon, G., Bonin, E., Foni, E., Chiapponi, C., Larsen, L., Hjulsager, C., Markowska-Daniel, I., Urbaniak, K., Durrwald, R., Schlegel, M., Huovilainen, A., Davidson, I., Dan, A., Loeffen, W., Edwards, S., Bublot, M., Vila, T., Maldonado, J., Valls, L., Brown, I. H., Pybus, O. G., Kellam, P. 2015. Molecular Epidemiology and Evolution of Influenza Viruses Circulating within European Swine between 2009 and 2013. J. Virol. 89: 9920-9931.

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.

De Vos, C.J. van der Goot, J.A., van Zijderveld, F.G., Swanenburg, M., Elbers, A.R.W. 2015. Risk-based testing of imported animals: A case study for bovine tuberculosis in the Netherlands. Prev. Vet. Med. 121: 8-20. WOT- 01-001-016 en KB-12-005.01-020.

Van Asseldonk, M.A.P.M., Bontje, D.M., Backer, J.A., van Roermund, H.J.W., Bergevoet, R.H.M. 2015. Economic aspects of Q fever control in dairy goats. Prev. Vet. Med. 121: 115-122.Elbers, A.R.W., Koenraadt, C.J.M., Meiswinkel, R.; Mosquitoes and Culicoides biting midges: vector range and the influence of climate change; Rev. Sci. Tech. OIE 34(1): 123-137. WOT-01-001-004.

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)

Elbers, A.R.W., Meiswinkel, R. 2014. Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) host preferences and biting rates in the Netherlands: comparing cattle, sheep and the black-light suction trap. Vet. Parasitol. 205: 330-337.

Woudenberg, S.P.D., van der Gaag, L.C., Feelders, A., Elbers, A.R.W. Real-time Adaptive Problem Detection in Poultry. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Eds. T. Schaub et al. IOS Press: 1217-1218. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-419-0-1217. WOT-01-001-004.

Boender, G.J., Hagenaars, T.J., Elbers, A.R.W., Gethmann, J.M., Meroc, E., Guis, H., de Koeijer, A.A. 2014. Confirmation of spatial patterns and temperature effects in Bluetongue virus serotype-8 transmission in NW-Europe from the 2007 reported case data. Vet. Res. 45: 79.

Ana Afonso, Jose Cortinas Abrahantes, Franz Conraths, Anouk Veldhuis, Armin Elbers, Helen Roberts, Yves van der Stede, Estelle Meroc, Kristel Gache, Jane Richardson. 2014. The Schmallenberg virus epidemic in Europe - 2011-2013. Prev. Vet. Med. 116: 391-403. WOT-01-001-004

Hagenaars, T. J. 2014. Control of scrapie by selective breeding: what are we getting for free? Vet. Rec. 174: 528-529 (editorial)

Sok J, Hogeveen H, Elbers ARW, Velthuis AGJ, Oude Lansink AGJM. 2014. Expected utility of voluntary vaccination in the middle of an emergent Bluetongue virus serotype 8 epidemic: a decision analysis parameterized for Dutch circumstances. Prev. Vet. Med. 115: 75-87.

Boender, G. J., van den Hengel, R, van Roermund, H. J., Hagenaars, T. J. 2014. The Influence of Between-Farm Distance and Farm Size on the Spread of Classical Swine Fever during the 1997-1998 Epidemic in The Netherlands. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95278. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095278.

Bram A. D. van Bunnik, Amos Ssematimba, Thomas J. Hagenaars, Gonnie Nodelijk, Manon R. Haverkate, Marc J. M. Bonten, Mary K. Hayden, Robert A. Weinstein, Martin C. J. Bootsma,  Mart C. M. De Jong.  Small distances can keep bacteria at bay for days. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111: 3556-3560.

Elbers ARW, Stockhofe N, van der Poel WHM.  2014. Schmallenberg virus antibodies in adult cows and maternal antibodies in calves. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 20: 901-902. WOT-01-003-063.

Koenraadt, C.J.M., Balenghien, T.,Carpenter, S., Duchene, E., Elbers, A.R.W., Fife, M., Garros, C., Ibanez-Justicia, A., Kampen, H., Kormelink, R.J.M., Losson, B., van der Poel, W.H.M., De Regge, N., van Rijn, P.A., Sanders, C., Schaffner, F., Sloet van Oldruitenborgh-Oosterbaan, M., Takken, W., Werner, D., Seelig, F. 2014. Bluetongue, Schmallenberg – what is next ? Culicoides-borne viral diseases in the 21st century. BMC Vet. Res. 10: 77.

Woudenberg, S.P.D., van der Gaag, L.C., Feelders, A., Elbers, A.R.W. Real-time Adaptive Problem Detection in Poultry. European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI). Eds. T. Schaub et al. IOS Press: 1217-1218. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-419-0-1217. WOT-01-001-004.

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

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.

Fischer, E.A.J., Boender, G-J., Nodelijk, G., de Koijer,A.A., van Roermund, H.J.W. 2013. The transmission potential of Rift Valley fever virus among livestock inthe Netherlands: a modelling study. Vet. Res. 44: 58.

J.A.Backer, R. Vrancken, J. Neyts, N. Goris. 2013. The potential of antiviralagents to control classical swine fever: A modelling study. AntiviralRes.99 245-250.

Kelly L,Brouwer A, Wilson A, Gale P, Snary E, Ross D, de Vos CJ. 2013. Epidemic Threatsto the European Union: Expert Views on Six Virus Groups. Transbound.Emerg. Dis. 60: 360-369.

Backer, J.A., Hagenaars, T.J., Nodelijk, G.  and Van Roermund, H.J.W. 2012. Vaccination against foot-and-mouthdisease I: Epidemiological consequences, Prev. Vet. Med. 107: 27-40,doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.05.012

Backer, J.A., Engel, B., Dekker, A.  and Van Roermund, H.J.W. 2012. Vaccination against foot-and-mouthdisease II: Regaining FMD-free status. Prev. Vet. Med. Prev. 107: 41-50,doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.05.013

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.

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

Clazien de Vos, Maarten Hoek, Egil Fisher, Aline de Koeijer,Johan Bremmer. 2011. RiskAssessment Framework for Emerging Vector-Borne Livestock Diseases. Report11-CVI0168; BAS-code B)-10-009-002

De Vos,C.J., Conraths, F.J., Adkin, A., Jones, E.M., Hallgren, G.S., Paisley, L.G.2011. Comparison of veterinary import risk analyses. Int. J. Risk Ass. Managem.15: 330-348.

Backer JA,Nodelijk G, 2011. Transmission and control of African Horse Sickness in TheNetherlands: a model analysis. PLoS One 6(8): e23066(doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023066). BAS code: BO 08-010-021.

De Koeijer, A.A., Boender, G.J., Nodelijk, G., Staubach, C.,Meroc, E., Elbers, A.R.W. 2011. Quantitativeanalysis of transmission parameters for bluetongue virus serotype 8 in WesternEurope in 2006. Vet. Res. 42: 53. Project BAS nrs WOT-01-001-004 enKB-08-006-006

Backer JA, Brouwer H, van Schaik G, van Roermund HJW. 2011. Using mortality data for earlydetection of Classical Swine Fever in The Netherlands. Prev. Vet.  Med. 99: 38-47. Project BAS nrs BO-08-010-011

Jantien Backer, Marcel Spierenburg, Arco van der Spek, ArminElbers; Ernstige klinische problemen gedurende meerdere weken op eenvarkensbedrijf: wat als het kvp was geweest?; TvD, deel 135, afl. 20, 15oktober 2010

Armin Elbers; Sociaal-psychologisch onderzoek naarbelemmeringen en stimuli om een klinisch verdachte situatie op een veehouderijte melden met als doel vroegdetectie van aangifteplichtige dierziekten teverbeteren; TvD, deel 135, afl 14-15, 15 juli/1 augustus 2010

GonnieNodelijk, Herman JW van Roermund, Lucien JM van Keulen, Bas Engel, Piet Vellemaand Thomas J Hagenaars; Breeding with resistant rams leads to rapid control ofclassical scrapie in affected sheep flocks; Veterinary Research 2011 42:5

Roermund, H.J.W., Eble, P.L., Jong, M.C.M. de, Dekker, A.,2010. No between-pentransmission of Foot-and-Mouth disease virus in vaccinated pigs. Vaccine 28:4452-4461

De Vos,C.J., Nielen, M., Lopez, E., Elbers, A.R.W., Dekker, A. Probability ofexporting infected carcasses from vaccinated pigs following a foot-and-mouthdisease epidemic. Risk Anal. 2010; 30:605-618.

Boender, G.J., van Roermund, H. J.W., de Jong, M.C.M.,Hagenaars. T. J. Transmissionrisks and control of foot-and-mouth disease in The Netherlands: spatialpatterns. Epidemics 2010; 2:36-47. doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2010.03.001.

A.R.W. Elbers, A.A. de Koeijer, F. Scolamacchia, P.A. vanRijn. Questionnaire surveyabout the motives of commercial livestock farmers and hobby holders tovaccinate their animals against Bluetongue virus serotype 8 in 2008–2009 in theNetherlands. Vaccine 28: 2473-2481 (2010)

A.G.J.Velthuis, H.W. Saatkamp, M.C.M. Mourits, A.A. de Koeijer, A.R.W. Elbers.Financial consequences of the Dutch bluetongue serotype 8 epidemics of 2006 and2007. Prev. Vet. Med  93: 294-304 (2010).

N.A.Hartemink, B.V. Purse,  R. Meiswinkel,H.E. Brown,  A. de Koeijer, A.R.W.Elbers, G.-J. Boender, D.J. Rogers and J.A.P. Heesterbeek. Mapping the basicreproduction number (R0) for vector-borne diseases: A case study on bluetonguevirus. Epidemics 1(3): 153-161 (2009)

Bavinck, V,A Bouma, M van Boven, MEH Bos, E Stassen & A Stegeman. The role of backyardflocks in the epidemic of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H7N7) in theNetherlands in 2003. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2009; 88: 247-254

Bouma, A, IClaassen, K Natih, D Klinkenberg, CA Donnelly, G Koch & M van Boven.Estimation of transmission parameters of H5N1 avian influenza in chickens. PLoSPathogens 2009; 5: e1000281

Elbers,A.R.W., van der Spek, A.N., van Rijn, P.A. Epidemiologic characteristics of thebluetongue virus serotype 8 laboratory-confirmed outbreaks in the Netherlandsin 2007 and a comparison with the situation in 2006. Prev. Vet. Med. 2009; 92:1-8.

Teunis,P.F.M., M.T.M. Foinville, D. Döpfer, I.A.J.M. Eijck, V. Molina, E. Guarnera,J.W.B.van der Giessen. Usefulness of sero-surveillance for Trichinellainfections in animal populations. Vet Parasitol. 159 (3-4); 2009: 345-9 (PMID:19070966, Doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.10.071).

Harmsen,M.M., Fijten, H.P., Engel, B., Dekker, A., Eble, P.L. Passive immunization withllama single-domain antibody fragments reduces foot-and-mouth diseasetransmission between pigs. Vaccine 27; 2009: 1904-1911.

Hartemink,N.A., Purse, B.V., Meiswinkel, R., Brown, H.E., Koeijer, A. de, Elbers, A.R.W.,Boender, G.J.,  Rogers, D.J.,Heesterbeek, H.A.P. Mapping the basic reproduction number (R0) of vector-bornediseases; a case study on bluetongue virus in the Netherlands. Epidemics2009; 1: 153-161.

Jong, M.C.M. de, A. Stegeman, J. van der Goot & G. Koch.Intra- and interspeciestransmission of H7N7 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus during the avianinfluenza epidemic in the Netherlands in 2003, Rev. Sci. Tech. OIE 28; 2009:333-340.

Jong,M.C.M. de, Hagenaars, T.J. Modelling control of avian influenza in poultry: thelink with data. Rev. Sci. Tech. OIE 28, 2009: 371-377.

Loeffen,W.L.A., van Beuningen, A., Quak, S., Elbers, A.R.W. Seroprevalence and riskfactors for the presence of ruminant pestiviruses in the Dutch swinepopulation. Vet. Microbiol 2009; 136: 240-245.

Nauta, M.,Hill, A., Rosenquist, H., Brynestad, S., Fetsch, A.,Van der Logt, P., Fazil,A., Christensen, B., Katsma, E., Borck, B., Havelaar, A. A comparison of riskassessments on Campylobacter in broiler meat. International Journal of FoodMicrobiology 2009; 129: 107–123.

Orsel, K.,Bouma, A., Dekker, A., Stegeman, J.A., de Jong, M.C.M., 2009, Foot and mouthdisease virus transmission during the incubation period of the disease inpiglets, lambs, calves, and dairy cows. Preventive veterinary medicine 2009,88, 158-163.

Poetri,O.N., Bouma, A., Murtini, S., Claassen, I., Koch, G., Soejoedono, R.D.,Stegeman, J.A., van Boven, M. An inactivated H5N2 vaccine reduces transmissionof highly pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza virus among native chicken. Vaccine2009; 27: 2864-2869.

Vos, C.J.de, Heres, L. (2009) The BSE risk of processing meat and bone meal innonruminant feed: a quantitative assessment for the Netherlands. Risk Analysis29, 541-557.

Weesendorp,E., Backer, J., Stegeman, J.A., Loeffen, W.L.A. Effect of strain andinoculation dose of classical swine fever virus on within-pen transmission. VetRes. 2009, 40: 59 (doi: 10.1051/vetres /2009041).

Backer, J.A., Hagenaars, T.J., van Roermund, H.J.W., deJong, M.C.M. 2009. Effectivenessand risks of vaccination strategies to control Classical Swine fever epidemics.Journal of the Royal Interface 6: 849-861 (doi:10.1098/rsif.2008.0408).

ChristianDucrot, Mark Arnold, Aline de Koeijer, Dagmar Heim, Didier Calavas. Review onthe epidemiology and dynamics of BSE epidemics. Veterinary Research  (Special Issue: Prion diseases in animals) 39(4): 15  (2008)

Weber, M.F., Nielen, M., Velthuis, A.G.J., Roermund, H.J.W.van, 2008. Milk quality assurance for paratuberculosis: simulation ofwithin-herd infection dynamics and economics. Vet. Res. (2008) 39: 12 (20 pp).

A.A. de Koeijer, O.Diekmann, M.C.M. deJong. Calculating thetime to extinction of a reactivating virus, in particular Bovine Herpes Virus.Mathematical Biosciences 212(2): 111-131 (2008).

Paisley LG., De Koeijer A., Hagenaars TJ., Murray D.,Guarnieri F., Adkin A., Jacob C., Risk analysis of Transmissible spongiformeencephalopathies in animals: state-of-the-art. International Journal of RiskAnalysis and Management 8(3):211-239 (2008)

Engel, B., Buist, W., Orsel, K., Dekker, A., de Clercq, K.,Graziolie, S., van Roermund, H. 2008. Bayesian evaluation of 6 diagnostic testsfor foot-and mouth disease for vaccinated and non-vaccinated cattle. Prev. Vet.Med. 86, 124-138.

P.L. Eblé, A.A. de Koeijer, M.C.M. de Jong, B. Engel, A.Dekker. A meta-analysis quantifying transmission parameters of FMDV strain OTaiwan among non-vaccinated and vaccinated pigs. Preventive Veterinary Medicine83: 98-106 (2008).

H Schwermer, AA de Koeijer, F Brülisauer, D Heim. Comparisonof the historic recycling risk for BSE in three European Countries bycalculating R0. Risk Analysis 27 (5): 1169–1178 (2008)

H.R. Høgåsen and A.A. de Koeijer. Quantitative riskassessment for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in low or zero prevalencecountries: the example of Norway. Risk Analysis 27 (5):  1105–1117  (2008)

A.A. de Koeijer. Analysing BSE transmission to quantifyregional risk. Risk Analysis  27(5):  1095-1103 (2008)

Aline de Koeijer and Arie Havelaar. The Future of BSE RiskAssessments. Risk Analysis  27 (5):1091–1093 (2008)

WEA Katsma, AA de Koeijer, WF Jacobs Reitsma, MJ Mangen, JAWagenaar. Assessing interventions to reduce the risk of Campylobacter prevalencein broilers. Risk Analysis  27 (4):863–876 (2008).

Boender, G.J., Nodelijk, G., Hagenaars, T.J., Elbers,A.R.W., de Jong, M.C.M. Local spread of classical swine fever upon virusintroduction into The Netherlands: mapping of areas at high risk. BMCVeterinary Research 2008; 4: 9; doi: 10/1186/1746-6148-4-9.

Bouwknegt,  M., Engel,B., Herremans, T., Widdowson M.A., Worm, H.C., M.A., Koopmans M.P.G., Frankena,K., de Roda Husman, A.M., de Jong, M.C.M., van der Poel, W.H.M. Bayesianestimation of  hepatitis E virusseroprevalence in for  populations withdifferent exposure levels to swine in The Netherlands. Epidemiology andInfection 2008; 136: 567-576.

Boven, M van, D Klinkenberg, I Pen, FJ Weissing & JAPHeesterbeek. Self-interest versus group-interest in antiviral control. PLoS One3, 2008: e1558

Boven, M van, A Bouma, THF Fabri, E Katsma, L Hartog & GKoch (2008) Herd immunity to Newcastle disease virus in poultry by vaccination.Avian Pathology 2008; 37: 1-5

Bracke, M.B.M., Edwards, S., Engel, B., Buist, W.G., Algers,B. Expert opinion as 'validation' of risk assessment applied to calfwelfare.  Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica,2008; 50: 29.

Döpfer, D., Buist, W., Soyer, Y., Munoz, A., Zadoks, R.N.,Geue, L., Engel, B. Assessing Genetic Heterogeneity Within Bacterial SpeciesIsolated From Gastro-Intestinal And Environmental Samples: How Many IsolatesDoes It Take? Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2008; 74: 3490-3496.

Döpfer, D., J. Bonino Morlan. The paradox of modern animalhusbandry and lameness. Vet. J. 2008: 175(2): 153-4.

Elbers, A.R.W., Backx, A., van der Spek, A., Ekker, M.,Steijn, K., van Langen, H., Leijs, P., van Rijn, P.A. Beschrijvendeepidemiologie van de Bluetongue virus serotype 8 uitbraken in Nederland in2006. Tijdschr. Diergeneeskunde 2008; 133: 222-229.

Elbers, A.R.W., Backx, A., Ekker, H.M., van der Spek, A.N.,van Rijn, P.A. Performance of clinical signs to detect Bluetongue serotype 8outbreaks during the 2006 epidemic in the Netherlands. Vet. Microbiol. 2008;129: 156-162.

Elbers, A.R.W., Backx, A., Meroc, E., Gerbier, G., Staubach,C., Hendrickx, G., van der Spek, A., Mintiens, K. Field observations during theBluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. I. Detection of first outbreaks andclinical signs in sheep and cattle in Belgium, France and The Netherlands.Prev. Vet. Med. 2008; 87: 21-30.

Elbers, A.R.W., Backx, A., Mintiens, K., Gerbier, G.,Staubach, C., Hendrickx, G., van der Spek, A. Field observations during theBluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. II. Morbidity and Mortality rate, CaseFatality and Clinical Recovery in sheep and cattle in the Netherlands. Prev.Vet. Med. 2008; 87: 31-40.

Elbers, A.R.W., Popma, J., Oosterwolde, S., Rijn, P.A. van,Vellema, P., Rooij, E.M.A. van. A cross-sectional study to determine theseroprevalence of Bluetongue virus serotype 8 in sheep and goats in 2006 and2007 in the Netherlands. BMC Veterinary Research 2008; 4: 33.

Gerbier, G., Baldet, T., Tran, A., Hendrickx, G., Guis, H.,Mintiens, K., Elbers, A.R.W., Staubach, C. Modelling local dispersal ofBluetongue virus serotype 8 using Random Walk. Prev. Vet. Med. 2008; 87:119-130.

Goot J.A. van der, van Boven M, Stegeman A, van de Water SG,de Jong MC, Koch G. Transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1virus in Pekin ducks is significantly reduced by a genetically distant H5N2vaccine. Virology 2008, 382(1): 91-97.

Hendrickx, G., Gilbert, M., Staubach, C., Elbers, A.R.W.,Mintiens, K., Gerbier, G., Ducheyne, E. A wind density model to quantify theairborne spread of culicoides species. Prev. Vet. Med. 2008; 87: 162-181.

Heres,L.,D.J. Brus and T.J. Hagenaars. Spatial analysis of BSE cases in the Netherlands.BMC Veterinary Research 2008, 4:21.

Holzhauer,M., C.J. Bartels, Döpfer, D., G. van Schaik. Clinical course of digitaldermatitis lesions in an endemically infected herd without preventive herdstrategies. Vet. J. 2008: 177:222-30.

Holzhauer,M., Döpfer, D., de Boer, J., van Schaik, G. Effects of different interventionstrategies on the incidence of papillomatous digital dermatitis in dairy cows. Vet.Rec. 2008: 162, 41-46.

Loeffen, W.L.A., A. van Beuningen, S. Quak, A.R.W. Elbers. Seroprevalence and risk factors forthe presence of ruminant pestiviruses in the Dutch swine population. VetMicrobiol. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.11.011

Meiswinkel,R., Goffredo, M., Dijkstra, E.G.M., Ven, J. van der, Baldet, T., Elbers, A.R.W.Endophily in Culicoides associated with Bluetongue virus (BTV)-infected cattlein the province of Limburg, south-eastern Netherlands. Prev. Vet. Med.2008; 87: 182-195.

Mintiens,K., Meroc, E., Faes, C., Hendrickx, G., Staubach, C., Gerbier, G., Elbers,A.R.W., Aerts, M., De Clercq, K. Impact of human interventions on the spread ofBluetongue virus serotype 8 during 2006 epidemic in north-western Europe. Prev.Vet. Med. 2008; 87: 145-161.

Mintiens,K., Meroc, E., Mellor, P.S., Staubach, C., Gerbier, G., Elbers, A.R.W.,Hendrickx, G., De Clercq, K. Possible routes of introduction of bluetongueserotype 8 virus into the epicentre of the 2006 epidemic in north-westernEurope. Prev. Vet. Med. 2008; 87: 131-144.

Mylius,S.D., Hagenaars, T.J., Lugner, A., Wallinga, J. Optimal Allocation of PandemicInfluenza Vaccine  Depends on Age, Riskand Timing. Vaccine 26 (2008) 3742-3749.

Schaik, G.van,  Berends, I.M.G.A., Langen, H. van,Elbers, A.R.W., Vellema, P. Seroprevalence of Bluetongue serotype 8 in cattlein the Netherlands in Spring 2007, and its consequences. Vet. Rec. 2008;163: 441-444.