Scientific publications

Period 1

  • Azagi T, Hoornstra D, Kremer K, Hovius J, Sprong H. Evaluation of disease causality of rare Ixodes ricinus-borne infections in Europe (2020) Pathogens
  • van Heusden H, Voet W, Sprong H, Brandwagt D, Thijsen S. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Nederland (2020) Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
  • Montizaan M, Hoornstra D, Kremer K, van den Wijngaard K, Hovius J, Sprong H (2020) Door teken overdraagbare infectieziekten in Nederland: meer dan de ziekte van Lyme alleen. Tijdschrift voor Infectieziekten
  • Uiterwijk M, Ibanez-Justicia A, Sprong H, Overgaauw P, Nijsse R, Dabekausen C, Stroo A (2020) Hyalomma teken in Nederland. Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde
  • Kuleshov K, Hoornstra D, Sprong H, Platonov A, Hovius J. Draft Whole Genome Sequence of Two Western European Borrelia miyamotoi Isolates (2019) Microbiology resource announcements
  • Kuleshov K, Margos G, Fingerle V, Koetsveld J, Goptar IA, Markelov ML, Kolyasnikova NM, Sarksyan DS, Kirdyashkina NP, Shipulin GA, Hovius JW, Platanov AE. Whole genome sequencing of Borrelia kiyamotoi isolate Izh-4: reference for a complex bacterial genome (2020) BMC Genomics
  • Henningsson AJ, Asgeirsson H, Hammas B, Karlsson E, Parke Å, Hoornstra D, Wilhelmsson P, Hovius JW. Two Cases of Borrelia miyamotoi Meningitis, Sweden, 2018. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Oct;25(10):1965-1968. doi: 10.3201/eid2510.190416. PubMed PMID: 31538916; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6759261.

Period 2

  • Vreugdenhil T, Leeflang M, Hovius J, Sprong H, Bont J, Ang C W, Pols J, Van Weert H: Serological testing for Lyme Borreliosis in general practice: A qualitative study among Dutch general practitioners
  • Wagemakers A, Sprong H, Platonov A, Hovius J. W: Commentary: Borrelia miyamotoi: 43 Cases Diagnosed in France by Real-Time PCR in Patients With Persistent Polymorphic Signs and Symptoms
  • Quarsten H, Salte T, Lorentzen Å, Hansen I, Hamre R, Forselv K, Øines Ø, Wennerås C, Noraas S: Tick-borne Pathogens Detected in the Blood of Immunosuppressed Norwegian Patients Living in a Tick-endemic Area
  • Montizan M, Hoornstra D, Kremer K, van den Wingaard K, Hovius J, Sprong H: Door teken overgedragen infectieziekten in Nederland: meer dan de ziekte van Lyme alleen: meer dan de ziekte van Lyme alleen Infectious diseases transmitted by ticks in the Netherlands: not only Lyme disease
  • Hoornstra D, Sprong H, Hovius J,: Andere tekenbeetziekten

Period 3

  • Clausen, A, et al. 2020. Cu-DOTATATE Positron Emission Tomography (PET) of Borrelia Burgdorferi Infection: In Vivo Imaging of Macrophages in Experimental Model of Lyme Arthritis 
  • Drehmann, M, et al. 2020. The Spatial Distribution of Dermacentor Ticks (Ixodidae) in Germany-Evidence of a Continuing Spread of Dermacentor reticulatus 
  • Gynthersen, R, et al. 2021. Classification of patients referred under suspicion of tick-borne diseases, Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • Tetens, M, et al. 2021. Assessment of the Risk of Psychiatric Disorders, Use of Psychiatric Hospitals, and Receipt of Psychiatric Medication Among Patients With Lyme Neuroborreliosis in Denmark 
  • Wagemakers, A, et al. 2020. Commentary: Borrelia miyamotoi: 43 Cases Diagnosed in France by Real-Time PCR in Patients With Persistent Polymorphic Signs and Symptoms
  • Ørbek, M, et al.2020. CT and MR neuroimaging findings in patients with Lyme neuroborreliosis: A national prospective cohort study


Period 4  

  • Baarsma, vd Schoor et al. 2021.The Initial QuantiFERON-Lyme Prototype is Unsuitable for European Patients
  • Gyllemark P, et al. 2021. Are other tick-borne infections overlooked in patients investigated for Lyme neuroborreliosis? A large retrospective study from South-eastern Sweden. 
  • Hoornstra, D, et al. 2021. Ticking on Pandora's box: a prospective case-control study into 'other' tick-borne diseases. 
  • Ursinus, J, et al. 2021. Prevalence of persistent symptoms after treatment for lyme borreliosis: A prospective observational cohort study
  • BOOK. Lymeziekte. Over teken, tekenbeten en tekenbeetziekten. Libris | Lymeziekte, Joppe Hovius

Period 5  

  • Eliassen, K.E, Ocias L.F, Krogfelt, K.A, Wilhelmsson,P, Dudman, S.G, Andreassen,Å, Lindbak,M, Lindgren,P.E. 2021. Tick-transmitted co-infections among erythema migrans patients in a general practice setting in Norway: a clinical and laboratory follow-up study.

Period 6

  • Verschoor YL, Vrijlandt A, Spijker R, ter Hofstede H, van Kempen K, Henningsson AJ, Hovius J.W. 2022. Persistent Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infection after antibiotic treatment: a systematic overview and appraisal of the current evidence from experimental animal models. 
  • Rosa M.M.Gynthersen, Daniel Bremell, Helene Mens, Christian Stenør, Åslaug R.Lorentzen, Jacob Bodilsen, RandiEikland, Anne-MetteLebech. 2022. Antibiotic therapy of neuroborreliosis: a survey among infectious disease specialists and neurologists in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark
  • Johannes Eimer, Louise Fernström, Louise Rohlén, Anna Grankvist, Kristoffer Loo, Erik Nyman, Anna J Henningsson, Mats Haglund, Viktor Hultqvist, Johanna Sjöwall, Christine Wennerås, Thomas Schön. 2022. Spiroplasma ixodetis Infections in Immunocompetent and Immunosuppressed Patients after Tick Exposure, Sweden
  • Tal Azagi, Margriet Harms, Arno Swart, Manoj Fonville, Dieuwertje Hoornstra, Lapo Mughini-Gras, Joppe W. Hovius, Hein Sprong & Cees van den Wijngaard. 2022. Self-reported symptoms and health complaints associated with exposure to Ixodes ricinus-borne pathogens
  • Wass L, Quarsten H, Lindgren P-E, Forsberg P, Olsen B, Skoogh E, Lingblom C, Wennerås C. 2022. Cytokine responses of immunosuppressed and immunocompetent patients with Neoehrlichia mikurensis infection. 

Period 7