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Review papers

Next-generation sequencing technologies for helminth diagnostics and surveillance in ruminants: shifting diagnostic barriers.
Trends in Parasitology
Antonopoulos A., Gilleard J.S., Charlier J., 2024.
Control of companion animal parasites and impact on One Health.
One Health 18, 100679
Giannelli A, Schnyder M, Wright I, Charlier J, 2024.
Emerging Hyalomma lusitanicum: From identification to vectorial role and integrated control.
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1–35
Valcárcel F., Elhachimi L., Vilá M., Tomassone L., Sánchez M., Selles S. M. A., Kouidri M., González M. G., Martín-Hernández R., Valcárcel A., Fernández N., Tercero J. M., Sanchis J., Bellido-Blasco J., González-Coloma A., Olmeda A. S., 2023.
To treat or not to treat: diagnostic thresholds in subclinical helminth infections of cattle.
Trends in Parasitology 39, 139-151.
Charlier J., Williams D.J., Ravinet N., Claerebout E., 2022.
Advances in diagnosis of gastrointestinal nematodes in livestock and companion animals.
Advances in Parasitology 118, 85-176.
Rinaldi L., Krücken J., Martinez-Valladares M., Pepe P., Maurelli M.P., de Queiroz C., Castilla Gómez de Agüero V., Wang T., Cringoli G., Charlier J., Gilleard J.S., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., 2022.
Disease control tools to secure animal and public health in a densely populated world.
The Lancet Planetary Health 6 (10), e812-e824.
Charlier J., Barkema H.W., Becher P., De Benedictis P., Hansson I., Hennig-Pauka I., La Ragione R., Larsen L.E., Madoroba E., Maes D., Marín C.M., Mutinelli F., Nisbet A.J., Podgórska K., Vercruysse J., Vitale F., Williams D.J.L., Zadoks R.N., 2022.
Technology Readiness Levels for vaccine and drug development in animal health: From discovery to life cycle management.
Frontiers in Veterinary Science 9, 1016959.
Arnouts S., Brown S., de Arriba M.L., Donabedian M., Charlier J., 2022.
Anthelmintic resistance in ruminants: challenges and solutions.
Advances in Parasitology 115, 171-227.
Charlier J., Bartly D.J., Sotiraki S., Martinez-Valladares M., Claerebout E., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Thamsborg S.M., Hoste H., Morgan E.R., Rinaldi L., 2022.
Use of agro-industrial by products containing tannins for the integrated control of gastrointestinal nematodes in ruminants.
Parasite 29, 10.
Hoste H., Meza O Campos G., Marchand S., Sotiraki S., Saratsi K., Blomstrand B.M., Williams A.R., Thamsborg S.M., Athanasiadou S., Enemark H., Torres Acosta J.F.J., Mancilla Montelongo G., Sandoval Castro C., Costa Junior L., Louvandini H., Mesquila Souza D., Salminen J.P., Karonen M., Engstrom M., Charlier J., Niderkorn V., Morgan E., 2022
Confounding factors affecting faecal egg count reduction as a measure of anthelmintic efficacy.
Parasite 29, 20.
Morgan E.R., Lanusse C., Rinaldi L., Charlier J., Vercruysse J., 2022.
Biology and epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle.
Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice 36, 1-15.
Charlier J., Höglund J., Morgan E.R., Geldhof P., Vercruysse J., Claerebout E., 2020.
100 questions in livestock helminthology research.
Trends in Parasitology 35, 52-71
Morgan E.R., Aziz N.A., Blanchard A., Charlier J., Charvet C., Claerebout E., Geldhof P., Greer A.W., Hertzberg H., Hodgkinson J., Höglund J., Hoste H., Kaplan R.M., Martínez-Valladares M., Mitchell S., Ploeger H.W., Rinaldi L., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Sotiraki S., Schnyder M., Skuce P., Bartley D., Kenyon F., Thamsborg S.M., Rose Vineer H., de Waal T., Williams A.R., van Wyk J.A., Vercruysse J., 2018.
Farmer behavior and gastrointestinal nematodes in ruminant livestock – uptake of sustainable control approaches
Frontiers in Veterinary Science 5, 255.
Claerebout E., Charlier J., Vande Velde F., 2018.
DISCONTOOLS Supplement: Current research gaps for advancing control of infectious diseases in production animals.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65 (Suppl. 1), 5-8.
Charlier J., Barkema H.W., 2018.
Control of helminth ruminant infections by 2030.
Parasitology, 1-10.
Vercruysse J., Charlier J., Van Dijk J., Morgan E.R., Geary T., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Claerebout E, 2018.
Mind the gaps in research on the control of gastrointestinal nematodes of farmed ruminants and pigs.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65 (Suppl. 1), 217-234
Charlier J., Thamsborg S.M., Bartley D.J., Skuce P.J., Geurden T., Hoste H., Williams A.R., Sotiraki S., Höglund J., Chartier C., Geldhof P., van Dijk J., Rinaldi L., Morgan E.R., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Vercruysse J., Claerebout E. , 2018.
Fasciola and fasciolosis in ruminants in Europe: Identifying research needs.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 65 (Suppl. 1), 199-216
Beesley N.J., Caminade C., Charlier J., Flynn R.J., Hodgkinson J.E., Martinez-Moreno A., Martinez-Valladares M., Perez Arevalo J., Rinaldi L., Williams D.J.L., 2018
Decision making on helminths in cattle: diagnostics, economics and human behaviour.
Irish Veterinary Journal 69:14
Charlier J., De Waele V., Ducheyne E., van der Voort M., Vande Velde F., Claerebout E., 2016.
Cattle and nematodes under global change: transmission models as an ally.
Trends in Parasitology 32, 724-738
Verschave S.H., Charlier J., Rose H., Claerebout E., Morgan E.R., 2016
ECONOHEALTH: Placing helminth infections of livestock in an economic and social context.
Veterinary Parasitology 212, 62-67
Charlier J., Vande Velde F., van der Voort M., Van Meensel J., Lauwers L., Cauberghe V., Vercruysse J., Claerebout E., 2015.
Practices to optimise gastrointestinal nematode control on sheep, goat and cattle farms in Europe using targeted (selective) treatments.
Veterinary Record 175, 250-255
Charlier J., Morgan E.R., Rinaldi L., van Dijk J., Demeler J., Höglund J., Hertzberg H., Van Ranst B., Hendrickx G., Vercruysse J., Kenyon F., 2014.
Chasing helminths and their economic impact on farmed ruminants.
Trends in Parasitology 30(7):361-7
Charlier J., van der Voort M., Kenyon F., Skuce P., Vercruysse J., 2014.
Recent advances in the diagnosis, impact on production and prediction of Fasciola hepatica in cattle.
Parasitology 141, 326-335
Charlier J., Vercruysse J., Morgan E., Van Dijk J., Williams D.J.L., 2014.
Global Change and Helminth Infections in Grazing Ruminants: Impacts, Trends and Sustainable Solutions.
Agriculture 3, 484-502
Morgan E.R., Charlier J., Hendrickx G., Biggeri A., Catalan D., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Demeler J., Müller E., van Dijk J., Kenyon F., Skuce P., Höglund J., O’Kiely P., van Ranst B., de Waal T., Rinaldi L., Cringoli G., Hertzberg H., Torgerson P., Wolstenholme A., Vercruysse, J., 2013.
Gastrointestinal nematode infections in adult dairy cattle: impact on production, diagnosis and control.
Veterinary Parasitology 164, 70-79
Charlier J., Höglund J., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Dorny P., Vercruysse J., 2009.
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Research papers

Quantifying the neglected: Initial estimation of the global burden and economic impact of human toxocariasis.
Current Research in Parasitology & Vector-Borne Diseases.
Antonopoulos A., Giannelli A., Morgan E.R., Charlier J., 2024.
Real-time single-base specific detection of the Haemonchus contortus S168T variant associated with levamisole resistance using loop-primer endonuclease cleavage loop-mediated isothermal amplification.
Molecular and Cellular Probes.
Antonopoulos A, Higgins O, Doyle SR, Bartley D, Morrison A, Shalaby MM, Reboud J, Devaney E, Smith TJ, Laing R, Busin V., 2024.
A mixed amplicon metabarcoding and sequencing approach for surveillance of drug resistance to levamisole and benzimidazole in Haemonchus spp.
Internatioal Journal for Parasitology 54, 55-64
Francis EK, Antonopoulos A, Westman ME, McKay-Demeler J, Laing R, Šlapeta J, 2024.
Functional validation of novel levamisole resistance marker S168T in Haemonchus contortus.
International Journal for Parasitology Drugs and Drug Resistance 24, 1005242024
Antonopoulos A, Charvet CL, Maitland K, Doyle SR, Neveu C, Laing R., 2024.
Preliminary Results of the Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Technique for the Detection of Haemonchus contortus from Hungarian Field Samples.
Veterinary Parasitology 320, 109974
Khangembam R., Vass N., Morrison A., Melville L., Antonopoulos A., Czegledi L., 2023
Review and Evaluation of Ostertagia ostertagi Antibody ELISA for Application on Serum Samples in First Season Grazing Calves.
Animals 13, 2226.
Charlier J., Wang T., Verschave S.H., Höglund J., Claerebout E., 2023.
Understanding the uptake of diagnostics for sustainable worm control by European dairy farmers
A multi-country cross-sectional study. Parasite 30, 4
Vande Velde F., Hektoen L., Phythian C.J., Rinaldi L., Bosco A., Hinney B., Gehringer M., Strube C., May K., Knubben-Schweizer G., Dourado Martins O., Mateus T.L., Simion V.-E., Charlier J., Bartley D.J., Claerebout E., 2023.
COMBAR – Combatting anthelmintic resistance in ruminants.
Editorial of Special Issue. Parasite 30, E1.
Charlier J., Hoste H., Sotiraki S., 2023.
Dictyocaulus viviparus bulk tank milk seropositivity is correlated with meteorological variables.
International Journal for Parasitology 52, 659-665.
Vanhecke M., Charlier J., Hamdi R., Duchêne F., Strube C., Claerebout E., 2022
Predicting pasture infectivity for improved management of gastrointestinal nematodes in cattle on temperate grasslands.
Veterinary Parasitology 310, 1-11.
Wang T., Vineer H., Redman E., Morosetti A., Chen R., McFarland C., Colwell D., Morgan E., Gilleard J., 2022
Construction of generic roadmaps for the strategic coordination of global research into infectious diseases of animals and zoonoses.
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 68, 1513-1520.
Entrican G., Charlier J., Dalton L., Messori S., Sharma S., Taylor R., Morrow A., 2021.
Quantifying the interrelationship between livestock infections and climate change: Response to Ezenwa et al.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution 36, 576-577.
Charlier J., Morgan E.R., Kyriazakis I., 2021.
Resistance of strongylid nematodes to anthelmintic drugs and driving factors at Czech goat farms.
BMC Vet Res 17, 106.
Vadlejch, J., Kyriánová, I.A., Várady, M., Charlier J., 2021.
Increasing importance of anthelmintic resistance in European livestock: creation and meta-analysis of an open database.
Parasite 27, 69.
Rose Vineer H., Morgan E.R., Hertzberg H., Bartley D.J., Bosco A., Charlier J., Chartier C., Claerebout E., de Waal T., Hendrickx G., Hinney B., Höglund J., Ježek J., Kašný M., Keane O.M., Martínez-Valladares M., Mateus T.L., McIntyre J., Mickiewicz M., Munoz A.M., Phythian C.J., Ploeger H.W., Vergles Rataj A., Skuce P.J., Simin S., Sotiraki S., Spinu M., Stuen S., Thamsborg S.M., Vadlejch J., Varady M., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Rinaldi L.
Associations between Dictyocaulus viviparus bulk tank milk antibody levels and farmer-reported lungworm outbreaks.
Veterinary Parasitology 288, 109280.
Vanhecke M., Charlier J., Strube C., Claerebout E., 2020.
Initial assessment of the economic burden of major parasitic helminth infections to the ruminant livestock industry in Europe.
Preventive Veterinary Medicine 182, 105103.
Charlier J., Rinaldi L., Musella V., Ploeger, H.W., Chartier, C., Rose Vineer H., Hinney B., von Samson-Himmelstjerna G., Băcescu B., Mickiewicz M., Mateus L., Martinez-Valladares M., Quealy S., Azaizeh H., Sekovska B., Akkari H., Petkevicius S., Hektoen L., Höglund J., Morgan E.R., Bartley D.J., Claerebout E., 2020.
GLOWORM-PARA: a flexible framework to simulate the population dynamics of the parasitic phase of gastrointestinal nematodes infecting grazing livestock.
International Journal for Parasitology 50, 133-144
Rose Vineer H., Verschave S.H., Claerebout E., Vercruysse J., Shaw D.J., Charlier J., Morgan E.R., 2020.
Assessment of anthelmintic efficacy against cattle gastrointestinal nematodes in western France and southern Italy.
Journal of Helminthology 94, e125, 1-3.
Chartier C., Ravinet N., Bosco A., Dufourd E., Gadanho M., Chauvin A., Charlier J., Maurelli M.P., Cringoli G., Rinaldi L., 2020.
Rapid assessment of faecal egg count and faecal egg count reduction through composite sampling in cattle, 2019.
Parasites & Vectors 12, 353.
Rinaldi L., Amadesi A., Dufourd E., Bosco A., Gadanho M., Lehebel A., Maurelli M.P., Chauvin A., Charlier J., Cringoli G., Ravinet N., Chartier C., 2019
Risk factors for the presence of Fasciola hepatica antibodies in bulk-milk samples and their association with milk production decreases, in Cuban dairy cattle.
BMC Veterinary Research 14, 336
Arenal A., García Y., Quesada L., Velázquez D., Sánchez D., Peña M., Suárez A., Díaz A., Sánchez Y., Casaert S., van Dijk J., Vercruysse J., Charlier J., 2018.
Beliefs, intentions and beyond: A qualitative study on the adoption of sustainable gastrointestinal nematode control practices in Flanders’ dairy industry.
Preventive Veterinary Medicine 153, 15-23
Vande Velde F., Charlier J., Hudders L., Cauberghe V., Claerebout E., 2018.
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