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Dr Hendricus Schallig

TitleSeniot Scientist and Head of Research Group Experimental Parasitology
InstitutionAcademic Medical Centre
DepartmentMedical Micobiology - Parasitology Unit
AddressMeibergdreef 9
Amsterdam, 1105 AZ
The Netherlands
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    Dr. Henk Schallig is currently leading the Parasitology Research Unit of the Department of Medical Microbiology of the Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; h.d.schallig@amc.nl). He is a trained parasitologist (received his PhD in Parasitology from the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) with ample knowledge of immunology and molecular biology. He is accredited by the National Committee for Medical-Biological Research Training in the Netherlands (SMBWO) as Medical-Biological Scientific Researcher and Educator in Parasitology and Scientific Researcher Medical Microbiology. Furthermore, he passed the examination for “Basic Course Rules and Regulations for Clinical Research (BROK course) at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.

    His research is focused on development, evaluation and implementation of diagnostic tools and on drug efficacy and resistance studies, in particular in protozoan diseases like malaria, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis and currently further expanding into cryptosporidiosis and helminths. The work is performed in close collaboration with renowned research institutes and hospitals in disease endemic countries, mainly in Africa, Suriname and south-east Asia.

    Transfer of knowledge and capacity building are intrinsic to Dr. Schallig’s activities and he has built up extensive experience in training and conducting workshops. Numerous technicians, MSc and PhD students from the Netherlands as well as from developing countries have been trained by him and his group. He has over 150 publications in peer reviewed journals.


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    1. Bitilinyu-Bangoh J, Voskuijl W, Thitiri J, Menting S, Verhaar N, Mwalekwa L, de Jong DB, van Loenen M, Mens PF, Berkley JA, Bandsma RHJ, Schallig HDFH. Performance of three rapid diagnostic tests for the detection of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in children with severe acute malnutrition and diarrhoea. Infect Dis Poverty. 2019 Nov 28; 8(1):96. PMID: 31775877.
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    2. Schallig HDFH, Hu RVP, Kent AD, van Loenen M, Menting S, Picado A, Oosterling Z, Cruz I. Evaluation of point of care tests for the diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Suriname. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Jan 07; 19(1):25. PMID: 30616544.
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    3. Kiemde F, Spijker R, Mens PF, Tinto H, Boele M, Schallig HD. Aetiologies of non-malaria febrile episodes in children under 5 years in sub-Saharan Africa. Trop Med Int Health. 2016 Aug; 21(8):943-955. PMID: 27159214.
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    4. Paziewska-Harris A, Schoone G, Schallig HD. An easy 'one tube' method to estimate viability of Cryptosporidium oocysts using real-time qPCR. Parasitol Res. 2016 Jul; 115(7):2873-7. PMID: 27095569.
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    5. Ramdas S, van der Geest S, Schallig HD. Nuancing stigma through ethnography: the case of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Suriname. Soc Sci Med. 2016 Feb; 151:139-46. PMID: 26802370.
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    6. Scott S, Mens PF, Tinto H, Nahum A, Ruizendaal E, Pagnoni F, Grietens KP, Kendall L, Bojang K, Schallig H, D'Alessandro U. Community-based scheduled screening and treatment of malaria in pregnancy for improved maternal and infant health in The Gambia, Burkina Faso and Benin: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Aug 28; 15:340. PMID: 25169073.
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    7. Ruizendaal E, Dierickx S, Peeters Grietens K, Schallig HD, Pagnoni F, Mens PF. Success or failure of critical steps in community case management of malaria with rapid diagnostic tests: a systematic review. Malar J. 2014 Jun 12; 13:229. PMID: 24924295.
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    8. Mugasa CM, Katiti D, Boobo A, Lubega GW, Schallig HD, Matovu E. Comparison of nucleic acid sequence-based amplification and loop-mediated isothermal amplification for diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 78(2):144-8. PMID: 24439269.
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    9. van den Bogaart E, Schoone GJ, England P, Faber D, Orrling KM, Dujardin JC, Sundar S, Schallig HD, Adams ER. Simple colorimetric trypanothione reductase-based assay for high-throughput screening of drugs against Leishmania intracellular amastigotes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014; 58(1):527-35. PMID: 24189262.
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    10. Beshir KB, Sutherland CJ, Sawa P, Drakeley CJ, Okell L, Mweresa CK, Omar SA, Shekalaghe SA, Kaur H, Ndaro A, Chilongola J, Schallig HD, Sauerwein RW, Hallett RL, Bousema T. Residual Plasmodium falciparum parasitemia in Kenyan children after artemisinin-combination therapy is associated with increased transmission to mosquitoes and parasite recurrence. J Infect Dis. 2013 Dec 15; 208(12):2017-24. PMID: 23945376.
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    11. Sawa P, Shekalaghe SA, Drakeley CJ, Sutherland CJ, Mweresa CK, Baidjoe AY, Manjurano A, Kavishe RA, Beshir KB, Yussuf RU, Omar SA, Hermsen CC, Okell L, Schallig HD, Sauerwein RW, Hallett RL, Bousema T. Malaria transmission after artemether-lumefantrine and dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine: a randomized trial. J Infect Dis. 2013 Jun 01; 207(11):1637-45. PMID: 23468056.
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    12. Mens PF, de Bes HM, Sondo P, Laochan N, Keereecharoen L, van Amerongen A, Flint J, Sak JR, Proux S, Tinto H, Schallig HD. Direct blood PCR in combination with nucleic acid lateral flow immunoassay for detection of Plasmodium species in settings where malaria is endemic. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Nov; 50(11):3520-5. PMID: 22915610.
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    13. Kattenberg JH, Tahita CM, Versteeg IA, Tinto H, Traoré Coulibaly M, D'Alessandro U, Schallig HD, Mens PF. Evaluation of antigen detection tests, microscopy, and polymerase chain reaction for diagnosis of malaria in peripheral blood in asymptomatic pregnant women in Nanoro, Burkina Faso. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Aug; 87(2):251-6. PMID: 22859362.
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    14. van den Bogaart E, Berkhout MM, Adams ER, Mens PF, Sentongo E, Mbulamberi DB, Straetemans M, Schallig HD, Chappuis F. Prevalence, features and risk factors for malaria co-infections amongst visceral leishmaniasis patients from Amudat Hospital, Uganda. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012; 6(4):e1617. PMID: 22506087.
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    15. Kattenberg JH, Tahita CM, Versteeg IA, Tinto H, Traoré-Coulibaly M, Schallig HD, Mens PF. Antigen persistence of rapid diagnostic tests in pregnant women in Nanoro, Burkina Faso, and the implications for the diagnosis of malaria in pregnancy. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 May; 17(5):550-7. PMID: 22469496.
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    16. Migchelsen SJ, Büscher P, Hoepelman AI, Schallig HD, Adams ER. Human African trypanosomiasis: a review of non-endemic cases in the past 20 years. Int J Infect Dis. 2011 Aug; 15(8):e517-24. PMID: 21683638.
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    17. Basiye FL, Schoone GJ, Beld M, Minnaar R, Ngeranwa JN, Wasunna MK, Schallig HD. Comparison of short-term and long-term protocols for stabilization and preservation of RNA and DNA of Leishmania, Trypanosoma, and Plasmodium. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Jan; 69(1):66-73. PMID: 21146716.
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    18. van Thiel PP, Leenstra T, de Vries HJ, van der Sluis A, van Gool T, Krull AC, van Vugt M, de Vries PJ, Zeegelaar JE, Bart A, van der Meide WF, Schallig HD, Faber WR, Kager PA. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (Leishmania major infection) in Dutch troops deployed in northern Afghanistan: epidemiology, clinical aspects, and treatment. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Dec; 83(6):1295-300. PMID: 21118937.
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    19. Mugasa CM, Deborggraeve S, Schoone GJ, Laurent T, Leeflang MM, Ekangu RA, El Safi S, Saad AF, Basiye FL, De Doncker S, Lubega GW, Kager PA, Büscher P, Schallig HD. Accordance and concordance of PCR and NASBA followed by oligochromatography for the molecular diagnosis of Trypanosoma brucei and Leishmania. Trop Med Int Health. 2010 Jul; 15(7):800-5. PMID: 20487429.
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    20. Mugasa CM, Laurent T, Schoone GJ, Basiye FL, Saad AA, El Safi S, Kager PA, Schallig HD. Simplified molecular detection of Leishmania parasites in various clinical samples from patients with leishmaniasis. Parasit Vectors. 2010 Mar 02; 3(1):13. PMID: 20196849.
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    21. van Thiel PP, Leenstra T, Kager PA, de Vries HJ, van Vugt M, van der Meide WF, Bart A, Zeegelaar JE, van der Sluis A, Schallig HD, van Gool T, Faber WR, de Vries PJ. Miltefosine treatment of Leishmania major infection: an observational study involving Dutch military personnel returning from northern Afghanistan. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jan 01; 50(1):80-3. PMID: 19951107.
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    22. Rulisa S, Mens PF, Karema C, Schallig HD, Kaligirwa N, Vyankandondera J, de Vries PJ. Malaria has no effect on birth weight in Rwanda. Malar J. 2009 Aug 10; 8:194. PMID: 19664286.
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    23. Hassan MM, Osman OF, El-Raba'a FM, Schallig HD, Elnaiem DE. Role of the domestic dog as a reservoir host of Leishmania donovani in eastern Sudan. Parasit Vectors. 2009 Jun 17; 2(1):26. PMID: 19534802.
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    24. Mugasa CM, Laurent T, Schoone GJ, Kager PA, Lubega GW, Schallig HD. Nucleic acid sequence-based amplification with oligochromatography for detection of Trypanosoma brucei in clinical samples. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Mar; 47(3):630-5. PMID: 19116352.
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    25. Mens PF, Sawa P, van Amsterdam SM, Versteeg I, Omar SA, Schallig HD, Kager PA. A randomized trial to monitor the efficacy and effectiveness by QT-NASBA of artemether-lumefantrine versus dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine for treatment and transmission control of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in western Kenya. Malar J. 2008 Nov 18; 7:237. PMID: 19017387.
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    26. Mugasa CM, Schoone GJ, Ekangu RA, Lubega GW, Kager PA, Schallig HD. Detection of Trypanosoma brucei parasites in blood samples using real-time nucleic acid sequence-based amplification. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Aug; 61(4):440-5. PMID: 18486402.
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    27. Mens PF, van Amerongen A, Sawa P, Kager PA, Schallig HD. Molecular diagnosis of malaria in the field: development of a novel 1-step nucleic acid lateral flow immunoassay for the detection of all 4 human Plasmodium spp. and its evaluation in Mbita, Kenya. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Aug; 61(4):421-7. PMID: 18455349.
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    28. Schallig HD, da Silva ES, van der Meide WF, Schoone GJ, Gontijo CM. Didelphis marsupialis (common opossum): a potential reservoir host for zoonotic leishmaniasis in the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais, Brazil). Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2007; 7(3):387-93. PMID: 17767408.
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    29. Mens PF, Schoone GJ, Kager PA, Schallig HD. Detection and identification of human Plasmodium species with real-time quantitative nucleic acid sequence-based amplification. Malar J. 2006 Oct 03; 5:80. PMID: 17018138.
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    30. Hailu A, Schoone GJ, Diro E, Tesfaye A, Techane Y, Tefera T, Assefa Y, Genetu A, Kebede Y, Kebede T, Schallig HD. Field evaluation of a fast anti-Leishmania antibody detection assay in Ethiopia. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Jan; 100(1):48-52. PMID: 16203020.
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    31. Silva ES, Schoone GJ, Gontijo CM, Brazil RP, Pacheco RS, Schallig HD. Application of direct agglutination test (DAT) and fast agglutination screening test (FAST) for sero-diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in endemic area of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Kinetoplastid Biol Dis. 2005 Jun 14; 4:4. PMID: 15955248.
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    32. Omar SA, Mens PF, Schoone GJ, Yusuf A, Mwangi J, Kaniaru S, Omer GA, Schallig HD. Plasmodium falciparum: evaluation of a quantitative nucleic acid sequence-based amplification assay to predict the outcome of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine treatment of uncomplicated malaria. Exp Parasitol. 2005 May; 110(1):73-9. PMID: 15804381.
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    33. Schallig HD, Cardoso L, Hommers M, Kroon N, Belling G, Rodrigues M, Semião-Santos SJ, Vetter H. Development of a dipstick assay for detection of Leishmania-specific canine antibodies. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jan; 42(1):193-7. PMID: 14715752.
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    34. Schallig HD, Schoone GJ, Lommerse EJ, Kroon CC, de Vries PJ, van Gool T. Usefulness of quantitative nucleic Acid sequence-based amplification for diagnosis of malaria in an academic hospital setting. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Sep; 22(9):555-7. PMID: 12938007.
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    35. Schallig HD, Schoone GJ, Beijer EG, Kroon CC, Hommers M, Ozbel Y, Ozensoy S, da Silva ES, Cardoso LM, da Silva ED. Development of a fast agglutination screening test (FAST) for the detection of anti-Leishmania antibodies in dogs. Vet Parasitol. 2002 Oct 16; 109(1-2):1-8. PMID: 12383620.
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    36. Schallig HD, Canto-Cavalheiro M, da Silva ES. Evaluation of the direct agglutination test and the rK39 dipstick test for the sero-diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2002 Oct; 97(7):1015-8. PMID: 12471430.
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    37. Schallig HD, Oskam L. Molecular biological applications in the diagnosis and control of leishmaniasis and parasite identification. Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Aug; 7(8):641-51. PMID: 12167091.
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    38. Hailu A, Kroon CC, Schoone GJ, Berhe N, Schallig HD, Kager PA. Sero-epidemiological assessment and diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic locality using Fast Agglutination Screening Test (FAST). Acta Trop. 2002 Aug; 83(2):93-101. PMID: 12088850.
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    39. Schallig HD, Schoone GJ, Kroon CC, Hailu A, Chappuis F, Veeken H. Development and application of 'simple' diagnostic tools for visceral leishmaniasis. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2001 Nov; 190(1-2):69-71. PMID: 11770114.
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