Dirk Engels

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of staff performance and material resources for integrated schistosomiasis control in northern Senegal
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:70-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Associating community prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infection with prevalence of signs and symptoms
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 82:127-37. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantification of clinical morbidity associated with schistosome infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 86:125-39. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Determination of ED50 values for praziquantel in praziquantel-resistant and -susceptible Schistosoma mansoni isolates
    Donato Cioli
    Institute of Cell Biology, 32 Via Ramarini, 00016 Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 34:979-87. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Deworming: adding public health education to the equation
    Albis Francesco Gabrielli
    Trends Parasitol 22:455-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Control of Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniosis
    Arve Lee Willingham
    WHO FAO Collaborating Center for Parasitic Zoonoses, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Adv Parasitol 61:509-66. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Triclabendazole for the treatment of fascioliasis and paragonimiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 14:1513-26. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of mirazid in comparison with praziquantel in Egyptian Schistosoma mansoni-infected school children and households
    Sanaa Botros
    Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Warrak el Hadar, Giza, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:119-23. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Monitoring drug efficacy and early detection of drug resistance in human soil-transmitted nematodes: a pressing public health agenda for helminth control
    Marco Albonico
    Fondazione Ivo de Carneri, Via IV Marzo 14, 10122 Torino, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 34:1205-10. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture
    Nilanthi R de Silva
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, PO Box 6, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    Trends Parasitol 19:547-51. 2003

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of staff performance and material resources for integrated schistosomiasis control in northern Senegal
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 7:70-9. 2002
    ..The activities included additional training of doctors and nurses in symptom-based treatment and making praziquantel (PZQ) available for an affordable price...
  2. ncbi request reprint Associating community prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni infection with prevalence of signs and symptoms
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 82:127-37. 2002
    ..An influence on hepatosplenic morbidity is already present at low community prevalence of infection. For the aspecific symptom abdominal pain we did not find an association...
  3. ncbi request reprint Quantification of clinical morbidity associated with schistosome infection in sub-Saharan Africa
    Marieke J van der Werf
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Trop 86:125-39. 2003
    ..mansoni) at 150000 and 130000 per year. Given the overall high number of cases with schistosomiasis-related disease and associated death, we conclude that schistosomiasis remains an important public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determination of ED50 values for praziquantel in praziquantel-resistant and -susceptible Schistosoma mansoni isolates
    Donato Cioli
    Institute of Cell Biology, 32 Via Ramarini, 00016 Monterotondo, Rome, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 34:979-87. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Deworming: adding public health education to the equation
    Albis Francesco Gabrielli
    Trends Parasitol 22:455-6. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Control of Taenia solium cysticercosis/taeniosis
    Arve Lee Willingham
    WHO FAO Collaborating Center for Parasitic Zoonoses, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Adv Parasitol 61:509-66. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Triclabendazole for the treatment of fascioliasis and paragonimiasis
    Jennifer Keiser
    Swiss Tropical Institute, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Investig Drugs 14:1513-26. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of mirazid in comparison with praziquantel in Egyptian Schistosoma mansoni-infected school children and households
    Sanaa Botros
    Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Warrak el Hadar, Giza, Egypt
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:119-23. 2005
    ..5% and 79.7%, respectively, in those treated with praziquantel. Therefore, we do not recommend mirazid as an agent to control schistosomiasis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Monitoring drug efficacy and early detection of drug resistance in human soil-transmitted nematodes: a pressing public health agenda for helminth control
    Marco Albonico
    Fondazione Ivo de Carneri, Via IV Marzo 14, 10122 Torino, Italy
    Int J Parasitol 34:1205-10. 2004
    ..A concerted action with international partners and the creation of a network of scientists to address this issue is the next pressing public health issue for helminth control...
  10. ncbi request reprint Soil-transmitted helminth infections: updating the global picture
    Nilanthi R de Silva
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, PO Box 6, Ragama, Sri Lanka
    Trends Parasitol 19:547-51. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Hyperendemic fascioliasis associated with schistosomiasis in villages in the Nile Delta of Egypt
    Jose Guillermo Esteban
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:429-37. 2003
    ..Interestingly, the relationships of schistosomiasis prevalences and intensities with sex and age follow patterns similar to those found in fascioliasis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Drugs for the control of parasitic diseases: current status and development in schistosomiasis
    Alan Fenwick
    Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, St Mary s Campus, Imperial College, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, UK
    Trends Parasitol 19:509-15. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth infections: forging control efforts
    Lorenzo Savioli
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:577-9. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Morbidity control of schistosomiasis in China
    Jiang Qing-Wu
    School of Public Health, Fudan University, 138 Yi Xue Yuan Lu, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Acta Trop 82:115-25. 2002
    ..Therefore, the strategies in different (high, medium, and low) transmission areas during the maintenance stage were put forward in consideration of challenges in national control program in the future...
  15. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the impact of the Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Brazil
    Ronaldo Santos do Amaral
    Coordenação de Doenças Transmitidas por Vetores Esquistossomose, Ministerio da Saude, 70058 900 Brasília, DF, Brazil
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 101:79-85. 2006
    ..3%. The mortality rate was highest among the 50-and-above age group. The country's IMOE rose 32.3%. The IMOE was seen to be much lower in the state of Minas Gerais, where the PCE was only initiated in 1983, with very limited coverage...