Ellen van der Kroft's scientific contributions

Publication (1)

Full-text available
Since 2016, sporadic cases of autochthonous tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) have been encountered in the Netherlands, in two distinct geographic regions. We describe the first paediatric autochthonous case of TBE, in 2018, which was contracted outside these regions, suggesting that TBE is more widespread. Countrywide vigilance for new TBE cases remai...


... Between 2016 and 2019, the RIVM recorded seven patients with clinical TBE, who were most likely infected in the provinces of Gelderland, Utrecht and Overijssel, located in the center and East of the Netherlands (RIVM 2020;de Graaf et al. 2016;Geeraedts et al., 2019;Weststrate et al., 2017;Dekker et al., 2019;RIVM 2019). Little is known about human exposure to TBEV in the Netherlands. ...