Armin R W Elbers

Summary

Affiliation: Wageningen University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the use of gross lesions at post-mortem to detect outbreaks of classical swine fever
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Animal Health Service, P O Box 9, 7400 AA, Deventer, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 96:345-56. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Performance of clinical signs to detect bluetongue virus serotype 8 outbreaks in cattle and sheep during the 2006-epidemic in The Netherlands
    A R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, PO Box 2004, 8203 AA Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 129:156-62. 2008
  3. pmc Schmallenberg virus in Culicoides spp. biting midges, the Netherlands, 2011
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen University, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:106-9. 2013
  4. pmc Seroprevalence of Schmallenberg virus antibodies among dairy cattle, the Netherlands, winter 2011-2012
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Crisis organisation and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute, part of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1065-71. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Classical swine fever and avian influenza epidemics: lessons learned
    Armin R W Elbers
    Dept Epidemiology, Crisis Organization and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute CVI part of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 125:21-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of bluetongue virus serotype 8 outbreaks in the Netherlands in 2006]
    Armin Elbers
    Divisie Virologie, Centraal Veterinair Instituut van Wageningen UR, Postbus 65, 8200 AB Lelystad
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:222-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Field observations during the bluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. I. Detection of first outbreaks and clinical signs in sheep and cattle in Belgium, France and the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, NL 8200 AB Lelystad, Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 87:21-30. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Field observations during the Bluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. II. Morbidity and mortality rate, case fatality and clinical recovery in sheep and cattle in the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, NL 8200 AB, Lelystad, Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 87:31-40. 2008
  9. pmc A cross-sectional study to determine the seroprevalence of bluetongue virus serotype 8 in sheep and goats in 2006 and 2007 in the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    BMC Vet Res 4:33. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiologic characteristics of bluetongue virus serotype 8 laboratory-confirmed outbreaks in The Netherlands in 2007 and a comparison with the situation in 2006
    Armin R W Elbers
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis QVERA group, Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 92:1-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the use of gross lesions at post-mortem to detect outbreaks of classical swine fever
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Animal Health Service, P O Box 9, 7400 AA, Deventer, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 96:345-56. 2003
    ..0001) larger than the area under the random ROC curve. It was concluded that, although gross pathology is a legitimate test, its quantitative contribution to the detection of CSF is limited...
  2. doi request reprint Performance of clinical signs to detect bluetongue virus serotype 8 outbreaks in cattle and sheep during the 2006-epidemic in The Netherlands
    A R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, PO Box 2004, 8203 AA Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 129:156-62. 2008
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  3. pmc Schmallenberg virus in Culicoides spp. biting midges, the Netherlands, 2011
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen University, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 19:106-9. 2013
    ..SBV RNA was found in C. scoticus, C. obsoletus sensu stricto, and C. chiopterus. The high proportion of infected midges might explain the rapid spread of SBV throughout Europe...
  4. pmc Seroprevalence of Schmallenberg virus antibodies among dairy cattle, the Netherlands, winter 2011-2012
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Epidemiology, Crisis organisation and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute, part of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Emerg Infect Dis 18:1065-71. 2012
    ..No significant differences were found in age-specific prevalence of antibodies against SBV, which is an indication that SBV is newly arrived in the country...
  5. ncbi request reprint Classical swine fever and avian influenza epidemics: lessons learned
    Armin R W Elbers
    Dept Epidemiology, Crisis Organization and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute CVI part of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 125:21-6. 2012
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of bluetongue virus serotype 8 outbreaks in the Netherlands in 2006]
    Armin Elbers
    Divisie Virologie, Centraal Veterinair Instituut van Wageningen UR, Postbus 65, 8200 AB Lelystad
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 133:222-9. 2008
    ..Morbidity and mortality rates were significantly higher among sheep than among cattle, and a higher proportion of cattle than sheep recovered from clinical disease...
  7. doi request reprint Field observations during the bluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. I. Detection of first outbreaks and clinical signs in sheep and cattle in Belgium, France and the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, NL 8200 AB Lelystad, Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 87:21-30. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Field observations during the Bluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in 2006. II. Morbidity and mortality rate, case fatality and clinical recovery in sheep and cattle in the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, NL 8200 AB, Lelystad, Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 87:31-40. 2008
    ..In outbreak sheep flocks, morbidity was limited, with exceptions for a few flocks. However, almost 50% of the clinically sick sheep died in outbreak sheep herds...
  9. pmc A cross-sectional study to determine the seroprevalence of bluetongue virus serotype 8 in sheep and goats in 2006 and 2007 in the Netherlands
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    BMC Vet Res 4:33. 2008
    ..Cattle were the target species for cross-sectional serological studies in Europe at the end of 2006 and 2007. However, there was no information on the BTV8-seroprevalence in sheep and goats...
  10. doi request reprint Epidemiologic characteristics of bluetongue virus serotype 8 laboratory-confirmed outbreaks in The Netherlands in 2007 and a comparison with the situation in 2006
    Armin R W Elbers
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis QVERA group, Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 92:1-8. 2009
    ..001) lower in 2007, which was probably due to better medical treatment of sick animals. There were significantly (P<0.001) more fertility problems associated with BTV-8 infection in outbreak cattle herds in 2007 compared to 2006...
  11. doi request reprint A socio-psychological investigation into limitations and incentives concerning reporting a clinically suspect situation aimed at improving early detection of classical swine fever outbreaks
    A R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 142:108-18. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Questionnaire survey about the motives of commercial livestock farmers and hobby holders to vaccinate their animals against Bluetongue virus serotype 8 in 2008-2009 in the Netherlands
    A R W Elbers
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology and Risk Analysis Group, Department of Virology, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, Netherlands
    Vaccine 28:2473-81. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Ability of veterinary pathologists to diagnose classical swine fever from clinical signs and gross pathological findings
    A R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Institute for Animal Disease Control Lelystad CIDC Lelystad, P O Box 2004, 8203 AA Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 66:239-46. 2004
    ..Inter-rater agreement was substantial for the diagnosis based on information on PME. Inter-rater agreement was considerably lower for the diagnosis based on the combined information on PME and clinical signs observed in the herd...
  14. ncbi request reprint Performance of clinical signs in poultry for the detection of outbreaks during the avian influenza A (H7N7) epidemic in The Netherlands in 2003
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Institute for Animal Disease Control Lelystad CIDC Lelystad, PO Box 2004, 8203 AA, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Avian Pathol 34:181-7. 2005
    ..The presence of apathy, specifically for turkeys, should be added to the SRS as an indicator...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Risk factors for clinical signs of PMWS and PDNS in pigs in The Netherlands: a case-control study]
    A R W Elbers
    Centraal Instituut voor DierziekteConrrole CIDC Lelystad van Wageningen Universiteit en Retearch Center, Postbus 2004, 8203 AA Lelystad
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 131:318-25. 2006
    ..In the final statistical model, the presence of clinical signs of PRRS (and/or the associated use of vaccination against PRRS) was significantly associated with PDNS case herds...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Nonspecific clinical signs in pigs and use of exclusion diagnosis for classical swine fever: a survey among pig farmers and veterinary practitioners]
    A R W Elbers
    Divisie Virologie, Centraal Instituut voor Dierziekte Controle, Lelvstad
    Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 132:340-5. 2007
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  17. doi request reprint Rate of introduction of a low pathogenic avian influenza virus infection in different poultry production sectors in the Netherlands
    José L Gonzales
    Department of Epidemiology, Crisis Organization and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute CVI part of Wageningen UR, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:6-10. 2013
    ..Targeted risk-based surveillance of poultry types (PT) with different risks of introduction of low pathogenic avian influenza virus (LPAIv) infection may improve the sensitivity of surveillance...
  18. pmc Local spread of classical swine fever upon virus introduction into The Netherlands: mapping of areas at high risk
    Gert Jan Boender
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology, Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen UR, P, O, Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    BMC Vet Res 4:9. 2008
    ..The first type of area is termed 'high-risk' for spread of CSFV, while the latter type is termed 'low-risk'...
  19. pmc Financial evaluation of different vaccination strategies for controlling the bluetongue virus serotype 8 epidemic in The Netherlands in 2008
    Annet G J Velthuis
    Business Economics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e19612. 2011
    ..This study aimed to rank eight vaccination strategies based on their efficiency (i.e. net costs in relation to prevented losses or benefits) for controlling the bluetongue virus serotype 8 epidemic in 2008...
  20. doi request reprint Probability of exporting infected carcasses from vaccinated pigs following a foot-and-mouth disease epidemic
    Clazien J de Vos
    Department of Virology, Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Risk Anal 30:605-18. 2010
    ..The risk of exporting FMD via pig carcasses from a vaccinated area can further be reduced by heat treatment of pork and/or by excluding high-risk pork products from export...
  21. pmc Risk maps for the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza in poultry
    Gert Jan Boender
    Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    PLoS Comput Biol 3:e71. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Identification of the characteristics and risk factors of the BSE epidemic in the Netherlands
    Lourens Heres
    Central Institute for Animal Disease Control CIDC Lelystad, Bacteriology and TSE s, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Risk Anal 27:1119-29. 2007
    ..No other risk factors, either farm or cow related, were significantly associated with the occurrence of BSE...
  23. pmc Quantitative analysis of transmission parameters for bluetongue virus serotype 8 in Western Europe in 2006
    Aline A de Koeijer
    Department of Epidemiology, Crisis management and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute CVI, part of Wageningen UR, P, O, Box 65, NL 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Vet Res 42:53. 2011
    ..This 20 km equals the scale of the protection zones. We concluded that free animal movement led to substantial faster spread of the BTV-8 epidemic over space as compared to a situation with animal movement restrictions...
  24. pmc Cost analysis of various low pathogenic avian influenza surveillance systems in the Dutch egg layer sector
    Niels Rutten
    Business Economics, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e33930. 2012
    ..To support future decision making about AI surveillance economic criteria are important. Therefore a cost analysis is performed on systems that use either blood or eggs as sampled material...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spread of avian influenza in The Netherlands: identifying areas at high risk
    Gert Jan Boender
    Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology, Animal Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, PO Box 65, 8200 AD Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Vet Ital 43:605-9. 2007
    ..The resulting map predicted that two areas were at high risk. This approach might be applicable for other livestock infections and to other countries...
  26. ncbi request reprint When can a veterinarian be expected to detect classical swine fever virus among breeding sows in a herd during an outbreak?
    Bas Engel
    Department of Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology, Animal Sciences Group Wageningen UR, P O Box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 67:195-212. 2005
    ..72 (95% CI: 0.64, 0.79). Dependence of HSe and HSp on characteristics of the veterinarians and the herds also was studied. Specialisation of the veterinarian significantly, although not markedly, affected the HSe...
  27. pmc Estimating the per-contact probability of infection by highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus during the 2003 epidemic in The Netherlands
    Amos Ssematimba
    Department of Epidemiology, Crisis Organization and Diagnostics, Central Veterinary Institute, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Lelystad, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e40929. 2012
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  28. ncbi request reprint Performance of gross lesions at postmortem for the detection of outbreaks during the avian influenza A virus (H7N7) epidemic in The Netherlands in 2003
    Armin R W Elbers
    Department of Virology, Central Institute for Animal Disease Control Lelystad CIDC Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Avian Pathol 33:418-22. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Estimating the day of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H7N7) virus introduction into a poultry flock based on mortality data
    Marian E H Bos
    Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Res 38:493-504. 2007
    ..The implications of the model outcomes for detecting and tracing outbreaks of H7N7 HPAI virus are discussed...
  30. ncbi request reprint Avian influenza A virus (H7N7) epidemic in The Netherlands in 2003: course of the epidemic and effectiveness of control measures
    Arjan Stegeman
    Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Infect Dis 190:2088-95. 2004
    ....