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CURRICULUM VITAE

Martin K. Nielsen, DVM, PhD, DipEVPC, DipACVM
martin.nielsen@uky.edu
(859) 218-1103

Assistant Professor
Department of Veterinary Science
M.H. Gluck Equine Research Center
College of Agriculture, Food & Environment
University of Kentucky

Education

1991: High School certificate, Nordfyns Gymnasium, Denmark.

2001: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark.

2007: PhD, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

2011: Board certified as Diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (DipEVPC).

2013: Board certified as Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (DipACVM).

Professional Experience:

2001: Seven months as clinical veterinarian, Large Animal Hospital, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Denmark.

2001-2004: Practising veterinarian, Dyrlægegruppen Laugø v/ Klavs Alexander, Helsinge, Denmark.

2004-2007: Ph.D. student, Medicine and Surgery, Department of Large Animal Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

2007-2011: Assistant professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

2007-2011: Member of the night duty emergency team, The University Large Animal Hospital, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

2009-2011: Leader of the large animal clinical service and research laboratory, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Team of two laboratory technicians and one trainee.

2011-: Assistant professor, Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Awards and Honors

2010: Aage and Edith Dyssegaards Foundation for high quality research within medicine, veterinary medicine and animal production.

2009: Young Elite Scientist Award. Danish Research Council, Denmark.

2008: Albert and Lorraine Clay Research Fellowship, University of Kentucky, USA.

2007: AAVP-Intervet Outstanding Graduate Student Award, American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.

2006: Best presentation award - second place. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, 51st annual meeting.

2006: Young Scientist Award. Joint Spring Symposium - Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health.

2001: The foundation for graduates from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University. For outstanding results at final exam.

Registered Inovation

Nielsen, M.K., Kaplan, R.M. PCR detection of eggs from equine intestinal parasites.
The innovation was found patentable by Office for Research and Innovation, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, May 23rd 2006.

Nielsen MK, Andersen UV, Howe, DK. Case 1871: "Usage of recombinant SvSXP protein in diagnosis of migrating larvae of Strongylus vulgaris."   Intellectual Property Development Office, University of Kentucky. 05/14/2012. Disclosure found patentable on 08/20/2012 and provisional patent protection was filed on 10/29/2012.

Student Supervision

Bachelor projects

  • Sanna Josefine Norbeck; Summer excema in horses – practical aspects, 2008.
  • Ditte Cecilie Vemming; Strategies for integrated parasite control in young horses. 2008.
  • Silja Edvardsdóttir; Rotation of anthelmintic drug classes – does it affect development of anthelmintic resistance? 2010.
  • Kristina Frahm Gammeljord; Selective therapy for control of tapeworms in horses? 2010.
Master’s (DVM) projects
  • Laura Nygaard Kjær, Mette Marie Lungholt; Anoplocephala perfoliata infection in Denmark – diagnostics and epidemiology. 2006.
  • Mette Lindstrøm Larsen; Efficacy of ivermectin against equine nematodes under Danish conditions. 2009.
  • Ulla Vestergaard Andersen, Kathrine Pilegaard; Storage factors influencing strongyle faecal egg counts. 2010.
  • Marianne Kronborg Nielsen; Performance of conventional PCR as a diagnostic tool for the detection of Strongylus. vulgaris in pooled and single fecal samples from horses in the greater Copenhagen area. 2010.
  • Marianne Wøhlk; Diagnosing Strongylus vulgaris on farms using selective therapy. 2010.
  • Helena Carstensen, Lene Larsen; Interpretation of fecal egg counts in horses. 2010.
  • Frida Susanna Moberg; Prevalence and risk factors for nematode infection in zebras in Scandinavian zoos. 2010.
  • Fanny Mauritzson, Alexandra Malmgren; Investigation of the general health status of dogs under Projekt UDENFOR - Bacteriology, Clinical pathology and Parasitology as diagnostic tools. 2011.
  • Louise Hägg; A pilot study on spread and prevalence of equine strongyle larvae after mowing of pastures under Scandinavian circumstances. 2011.
PhD project, main advisor
  • Ulla Vestergaard Andersen; Prepatent Diagnosis of Equine Strongyle Infection. 2010-2013.
Master student, main advisor
  • Jennifer Bellaw; Objective evaluation of anthelmintic regimens. 2012-2014.

External Reviewer for PhD Dissertation

PhD examination committee: Abdullah Daria AL-Anazi. Epidemiological studies on intestinal parasites of horses and anthelmintic resistance in NSW, Australia. January 2010, University of Sydney, Australia.  

Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Nielsen MK, Monrad J, Olsen SN. Prescription-only anthelmintics - a questionnaire survey of strategies for surveillance and control of equine strongyles in Denmark. Veterinary Parasitology. 2006, 135(1):47-55.
  2. Nielsen MK. Valg af ormekur i praksis? Dansk Veterinærtidsskrift. 2006, 89(19):16-19.
  3. Nielsen MK. Ormemiddelresistens sætter dagsordenen i hesteholdet. Dansk Veterinærtidsskrift. 2006, 89(6):6-8.
  4. Nielsen MK, Haaning N, Olsen SN. Strongyle egg shedding consistency in horses on farms using selective therapy in Denmark. Veterinary Parasitology. 2006, 135(3-4):333-335.
  5. Nielsen MK, Kaplan RM, Thamsborg SM, Monrad J, Olsen SN. Climatic influences on development and survival of free-living stages of equine strongyles: implications for worm control strategies and managing anthelmintic resistance. Veterinary Journal. 2007, 174(1):23-32.
  6. Schougaard H, Nielsen MK. Apparent ivermectin resistance of Parascaris equorum in foals in Denmark. Veterinary Record. 2007, 160(13):439-440.
  7. Kjær L, Lungholt M, Nielsen MK, Olsen SN, Maddox-Hyttel C. Interpretation of serum antibody response to Anoplocephala perfoliata in relation to parasite burden and faecal egg count. Equine Veterinary Journal. 2007, 39(6):529-533.
  8. Nielsen MK, Peterson DS, Monrad J, Thamsborg SM, Olsen SN, Kaplan RM. Detection and semi-quantification of Strongylus vulgaris DNA in equine faeces by real-time quantitative PCR. International Journal for Parasitology. 2008, 38(3-4):443-453.
  9. Reinemeyer CR, Nielsen MK. Parasitism and colic. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Equine Practice. 2009, 25(2):233-245.
  10. Nielsen MK. Restrictions of anthelmintic usage: perspectives and potential consequences. Parasites & Vectors. 2009, 2((suppl 2)):S7.
  11. Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. An evidence-based approach to equine parasite control: It ain't the 60s anymore. Equine Veterinary Education. 2010, 22(6):306-316.
  12. Denwood MJ, Reid S, Love S, Nielsen MK, Matthews L, McKendrick I, Innocent G. Comparison of three alternative methods for analysis of equine Faecal Egg Count Reduction Test data. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 2010, 93(4):316-323.
  13. Nielsen MK, Vidyashankar A, Andersen UV, DeLisi K, Pilegaard K, Kaplan RM. Effects of fecal collection and storage factors on strongylid egg counts in horses. Veterinary Parasitology. 2010, 167(1):55-61.
  14. Nielsen MK, Fritzen B, Duncan JL, Guillot J, Eysker M, Dorschies P, Laugier C, Beugnet F, Meana A, Lussot-Kervern I, von Samson-Himmelstjerna G. Practical aspects of equine parasite control: A review based upon a workshop discussion consensus. Equine Veterinary Journal. 2010, 5:460-468.
  15. Becher A, Mahling M, Nielsen MK, Pfister K. Selective anthelmintic therapy of horses in the Federal states Of Bavaria (Germany) and Salzburg (Austria): An investigation intostrongyle egg shedding consistency. Veterinary Parasitology. 2010, 171:116-122.
  16. Nielsen MK. Anthelmintic usage in horses. Pratique Veterinaire Equine. 2010. 42:77-84.
  17. Nielsen MK, Baptiste KE, Tolliver SC, Collins SS, Lyons ET. Analysis of multiyear studies in horses in Kentucky to ascertain whether counts of eggs and larvae per gram of feces are reliable indicators of numbers of strongyles and ascarids present. 2010, Veterinary Parasitology 174:77-84.
  18. Larsen ML, Ritz C, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Determination of ivermectin efficacy and egg reappearance period on horse farms using selective therapy. Veterinary Journal 2011. 188(1), 44-47.
  19. Kyvsgaard NC, Lindbom J, Andreasen LL, Luna-Olivares LA, Nielsen MK, Monrad J. Prevalence and anthelmintic control of strongyles in working horses in Nicaragua. Veterinary Parasitology, 2011.181, 248-254.
  20. Fog P, Vigre H, Nielsen MK. Strongyle egg counts in Standardbred Trotters – are they associated with race performance? Equine Veterinary Journal.2011, 43, 89-92.
  21. Bracken MK, Wøhlk CBM, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Evaluation of conventional PCR for detection of Strongylus vulgaris on horse farms. Veterinary Parasitology 2012, 184, 387-391.
  22. Nielsen, MK. Equine Parasite Control – perspectives and research needs. Veterinary Parasitology 2012. 185, 32-44.
  23. Molento MB, Nielsen MK, Kaplan, RM. Avermectin/milbemycin resistance in cyathostomins – current situation. Veterinary Parasitology 2012. 185, 16-24.
  24. Nielsen MK, Vidyashankar AN, Olsen SN, Monrad J, Thamsborg SM. Strongylus vulgaris associated with usage of selective therapy on Danish horse farms – is it reemerging? Veterinary Parasitology 2012, 189, 260-266.
  25. Nielsen MK, Olsen SN, Lyons ET, Monrad J, Thamsborg SM. Real-time PCR evaluation of Strongylus vulgaris in horses on farms in Denmark and Central Kentucky. Veterinary Parasitology 2012, 190, 461-466.
  26. Andersen UV, Haakansson IT, Roust T, Rhod M, Baptiste KE, Nielsen MK. Developmental stage of strongyle eggs affects the outcome variations of real-time PCR analysis. Veterinary Parasitology 2013,191, 191-196.
  27. Tyden E, Morrison DA, Engstrom A., Nielsen MK, Eydal E, Hoglund J. Population genetics of Parascaris equorum based on whole genome DNA fingerprinting. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 2013, 13, 236-241.
  28. Andersen UV, Howe DK, Olsen SN, Nielsen MK. Recent advances in diagnosing pathogenic equine gastrointestinal helminths: The challenge of prepatent detection. Veterinary Parasitology 2013 192, 1-9.
  29. Carstensen H, Larsen L, Ritz C, Nielsen MK. Daily variability of strongyle fecal egg counts in horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2013 33, 161-164.
  30. Andersen UV, Howe DK, Dangoudoubiyam S, Toft N, Reinemeyer CR, Lyons ET, Olsen SN, Monrad J, Nejsum P, Nielsen MK. rSvSXP: A Strongylus vulgaris antigen with potential for prepatent diagnosis. Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:84.
  31. Cao X, Vidyashankar AN, Nielsen MK. Association between large strongyle genera in larval cultures – using rare-event Poisson regression. Parasitology, 2013, 140, 1246-1251.
  32. Nielsen MK, Vidyashankar AN, Hanlon BM, Diao G, Petersen SL, Kaplan RM. Hierarchical model for evaluating pyrantel efficacy against strongyle parasites in horses. Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 614-622.
  33. Nielsen MK, Betancourt A, Lyons ET, Horohov DW, Jacobsen S. Characterization of the inflammatory response to anthelmintic treatment in ponies naturally infected with cyathostomin parasites. Veterinary Journal, in press.  
  34. Nielsen MK, Reinemeyer CR, Donecker JM, Leathwick DM, Marchiondo AA, Kaplan RM.  Anthelmintic resistance in equine parasites - current evidence and knowledge gaps. Veterinary Parasitology, in press.
  35. Nielsen MK,  Reist M, Kaplan RM, Pfister K,  van Doorn DCK,  Becher A. Equine parasite control under prescription-only conditions – awareness, knowledge, perception, and strategies applied. Veterinary Parasitology, in press.

Book Chapters

  1. Reinemeyer CR, Nielsen MK. Gastrointestinal nematodes. In: Sellon DC, Long MT, red. Equine Infectious Diseases. USA: Elsevier. 2007, p. 480-490.
  2. Nielsen MK, Reinemeyer CR. Gastrointestinal nematodes. In: Sellon DC, Long MT, (Eds). Equine Infectious Diseases, 2nd edition. USA: Elsevier. 2013.
  3. Nielsen MK. Parasite screening and control. In Robinson E, Sprayberry K, (Eds). Current therapy in equine medicine, volume 7. Elsevier, USA 2013.
  4. Nielsen MK. Parasite infections. In: McAuliffe, S (Ed). Colour Atlas of Diseases and Disorders of the Horse, Elsevier, USA 2013.
  5. Nielsen MK. Equine Parasitic Disease. In: Smith, B. (Ed). Large Animal Internal Medicine, Elsevier, USA 2013.

Book

Reinemeyer CR, Nielsen MK. Handbook of Equine Parasite Control. Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley & Sons Inc. 2012.

Ph.D. Thesis

Nielsen MK. Equine strongyle parasites: control strategies, epidemiology and improved methods for diagnosis of Strongylus vulgaris. Samfundslitteratur Grafik 2007.

Conference contributions

Invited presentations: veterinary continuing education conferences

  1. Nielsen MK, Kaplan RM. Evidence-based equine parasitology - it ain't the 60s anymore. I: Proceedings 36èmes Journées annuelles AVEF. 2008, p. 10-14.
  2. Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. Basic concepts of anthelmintic resistance in equid parasites. Paper fremlagt ved ACVIM Forum: Redezvous with Discovery, Montréal, Canada 3. - 06. June, 2009.
  3. Nielsen MK, Kaplan RM. Diagnosis and management of anthelmintic resistance in equid parasites. Paper presented at ACVIM Forum: Rendezvous with Discovery, Montréal, Canada 3. - 06. June, 2009.
  4. Nielsen, M.K. Deworming strategies for the young horse. UK Equine Showcase, January 20, 2012
  5. M. K. Nielsen. Sustainable equine parasite control. Kentucky Equine Research Annual Meeting proceedings 2012.
  6. Nielsen, M.K. Equine parasitology: the challenge of changing habits. KVMA, Louisville, KY, October 5-7, 2012.
  7. Nielsen, M.K. Sustainable Equine Parasite Control: Dos and Don’ts. Equine Infectious Disease Conference, Practitioner Day, Lexington, KY, October 21, 2012.
  8. Nielsen, M.K. Parasite control in the mare. Hagyard Bluegrass Symposium, Lexington, KY, November 1-4, 2012.

Invited presentations – national and international scientific conferences:

  1. Nielsen MK. Parasitter og resistens: tema 1. Hestekongres: Landsudvalget for Heste´s Årsmøde og faglig eftermiddag, Fredericia, Danmark 27. January, 2007.
  2. Nielsen MK. Equine tapeworms - do they cause disease? Equine Parasitology Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, USA 24. - 25. March, 2009.
  3. Nielsen MK. Restriction of drug usage - lessons from European experience. Parasitology Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky, USA 24. - 25. March, 2009.

Abstracts, oral presentation

  1. Nielsen MK. The surveillance of equine intestinal helminths - a challenge in equine veterinary practice. Abildgaard Symposiet 2004, København, Danmark.
  2. Nielsen MK, Monrad J, Olsen SN. Prescription only on anthelmitic drugs - a questionnaire survey on strategies for diagnosis and treatment of equine strongyles in Denmark. 50. annual meeting. American Association of veterinary Parasitologists. 2005, p. 37.
  3. Nielsen MK, Monrad J, Olsen SN. Prescription only on anthelmintics: a questionnaire survey on strategies for diagnosis and treatment of equine strongyles in Denmark. Abildgaard Symposium, København, Danmark 27. - 28. October, 2005. København: Københavns Universitet.
  4. Nielsen MK, Peterson DS, Kaplan RM. Equine parasitology goes molecular - a polymerase chain reaction based approach to diagnosis. Abildgaard Symposium - Research Symposium, Copenhagen, Danmark 24. - 25. August, 2006. Frederiksberg: Research School Klinik.
  5. Nielsen MK, Petersen DS, Kaplan RM. Species-specific detection of equine large strongyle DNA by real-time PCR. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists - Annual Meeting, Honolulu, USA 15. - 18. July, 2006.
  6. Nielsen MK, Peterson D, Kaplan RM. Species-specific detection of equine large strongyle DNA by real-time PCR. Joint Spring Symposium 2006 "Advances in Diagnostic Parasitology", Frederiksberg, Danmark 31. March, 2006.
  7. Nielsen MK, Haaning N, Olsen SN. Strongyle egg shedding consistency in horses on farms using selective therapy in Denmark. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists - Annual Meeting, Honolulu, USA 15. - 18. July, 2006.
  8. Nielsen MK, David S. P, Ray M. K. Species-Specific detection of equine large strongyle DNA by real-time PCR. Spring Symposium - Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health 2006, København, Danmark.
  9. Kjær LN, Lungholt MM, Nielsen MK, Olsen SN, Maddox-Hyttel C. Interpretation of serum antibody response to Anoplocephala perfoliata in relation to worm burden and faecal egg count. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, Washington DC, USA 14. - 17. July, 2007.
  10. Nielsen MK, Haaning N, Olsen SN. Consistent strongyle egg shedding in horses - a basis for implementation of selective therapy. Joint Spring Symposium 2007: Integrated Parasite Control, København, Danmark 23. - 23. March, 2007.
  11. Nielsen MK, Peterson DS, Kaplan RM. Detection and quantification of Strongylus vulgaris DNA in equine faecal samples by real-time PCR. International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Gent, Belgium 19. - 23. August, 2007.
  12. Nielsen MK. Sustainable equine parasite control: perspectives and research needs. Equine Parasite Drug Resistance Workshop, København, Danmark 31. juli - 01. August, 2008.
  13. Nielsen MK. Equine parasitology goes molecular - a Strongylus vulgaris specific real-time PCR assay. Gastrointestinal Parasitosis Workshop, Reims, France 08. October, 2008.
  14. Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. It ain't the 60's anymore: An evidence-based medical approach to equine parasite control. Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Symposium, Athens, GA, USA 9. - 10. June, 2008.
  15. deLisi K, Vidyashankar AN, Nielsen MK, Kaplan RM. The effect of sample handling and storage on the accuracy and repeatability of fecal worm counts in horses. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, New Orleans, USA 19. - 23. July, 2008.
  16. Denwood M, Reid S, Love S, Nielsen MK, Matthews L, McKendrick I, Innocent G. Use and validation of a novel MCMC method of analysis for faecal egg count reduction test data. Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Annual Meeting, London, United Kingdom 1. - 3. April, 2009.
  17. Hanlon BM, Vidyashankar AN, Petersen SL, Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. A Bayesian approach for evaluating drug efficacy using fecal egg count data. International Workshop on Stochastic Modeling, Ithaca, USA 20. - 24. July, 2009.
  18. Larsen ML, Ritz C, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Determination of ivermectin strongyle efficacy and egg reappearance period (ERP) on Danish horse farms. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Calgary, Canada 9. - 13. August, 2009.
  19. Becher A, Nielsen MK, Kaplan RM, Pfister K. Entwurmen wir zuviel? Medizinische und wirtschaftliche Chancen eines Besitzer-Beratungprograms. Bayerische Tierärztetage - Vortragsveranstaltung Pferdekrankheiten, Rosenheim, Germany 21. - 25. maj, 2009.
  20. Nielsen MK, Petersen SL, Vidyashankar AN, Hanlon BM, Kaplan RM. Prevalence of Strongylus vulgaris and pyrantel resistant cyathostomins on Danish horse farms using selective therapy. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Calgary, Canada 9. - 13. august, 2009.
  21. Becher A, Nielsen MK, Pfister K. Quantitative Strongyliden-Eiausscheidung und selektive Behandlung von Pferden im raum Salzburg. InnLab 2009. Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe "Innere Medizin und Klinische Labordiagnostik", Berlin, Germany 31. January - 02. February, 2009.
  22. Andersen UV, Pilegaard K, Ritz C, Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. The effect of sample handling and storage on the accuracy and repeatability of equine strongyle fecal egg counts. World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Calgary, Canada 9. - 13. August, 2009.
  23. Nielsen MK, Wøhlk CB, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Performance of conventional PCR for screening for strongylus vulgaris on horse farms. Joint Spring Symposium. Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health, Copenhagen, Danmark 19. March, 2010.
  24. Nielsen MK, Vidyashankar AN, Hanlon B, Petersen SL, Kaplan RM. Increased accuracy for detecting anthelmintic resistance in livestock using statistical modeling of observational data. ICOPA, Melbourne, Australia. 16.-20. August, 2010.
  25. Andersen U.V., Howe D.K., Lyons E.T., Nielsen M.K., 2011: Towards diagnosing migrating Strongylus vulgaris: preliminary data. 23rd International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21.-25. august, 2011.
  26. Nielsen M.K.,  Vidyashankar A.N.,  Olsen S.N., Monrad J., Thamsborg S.M.  Strongylus vulgaris associated with selective therapy on Danish horse farms. Annual meeting, American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, San Diego, CA, August 4-7, 2012.
  27. Andersen U.V., Howe D.K., Olsen S.N., Monrad J., Nejsum P., Lyons E.T., Nielsen M.K.  Serological diagnosis of Strongylus vulgaris infection: use of a recombinant protein. Annual Meeting,  American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, San Diego, CA, August 4-7, 2012.
  28. Cao X., Vidyashankar A.N., Nielsen M.K. Evaluating the re-emergence of rare parasites on equine farms. Annual meeting, American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, San Diego, CA, August 4-7, 2012.
  29. Nielsen, M.K. Vidyashankar, A.N., Olsen, S.N., Monrad, J., Thamsborg, S.M. Selective therapy for strongyle parasite control:  Reemergence of Strongylus vulgaris? Equine Infectious Disease Conference,  Lexington, KY, October 21-26, 2012.
  30. Andersen, U.V., Howe, D.K., Olsen, S.N., Monrad, J., Nejsum, P., Lyons, E.T., Nielsen, M.K. Serological diagnosis of Strongylus vulgaris infection. Equine Infectious Disease Conference, Lexington, KY, October 21-26, 2012.

Abstracts, poster presentation

  1. Haaning N, Nielsen MK, Olsen SN. Diagnostik og overvågning af hestens græsmarksparasitter ved hjælp af McMastermetoden. Årsmøde SVH 2001.
  2. Nielsen MK. Overvågning og behandling af hestens strongylider i Danmark. Danske Dyrlægeforening, Sektion Vedrørende Hest - Årsmøde, Roskilde, Danmark 30. October, 2005.
  3. Nielsen MK, Monrad J, Olsen SN. Overvågning og behandling af hestens strongylider i Danmark. Abildgaard Symposium, København, Danmark 4. November, 2005.
  4. Kjær LN, Lungholt MM, Nielsen MK, Olsen SN, Maddox-Hyttel C. Diagnostik af Anoplocephala perfoliata-infektion: sammenligning af ormebyrder post mortem med serum antistof-titer og fund af æg i fæces. SVH' Årsmøde 2006, Danmark
  5. Lindbom JM, Andreasen LL, Nielsen MK, Luna LA, Monrad J, Kyvsgaard NC. Evaluation of anthelmintic efficacy in horses in Nicaragua - with special focus on Strongylus vulgaris. Equine Parasitic Drug Resistance Workshop - an international workshop meeting for developing guidelines for the diagnosis of drug resistance in equine parasites, Copenhagen, Danmark 31. July - 01. August, 2008.
  6. Larsen ML, Ritz C, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Determination of ivermectin strongyle efficacy and egg reappearance period on Danish horse farms. Joint Spring Symposium, Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health, København, Danmark 20. March, 2009.
  7. Larsen ML, Ritz C, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK. Determination of ivermectin strongyle efficacy and egg reappearance period on Danish horse farms. Sektion vedr. Hests Årsmøde, Rebild, Danmark. 6. - 08. November, 2009.
  8. Pilegaard K, Andersen UV, Ritz C, Kaplan RM, Nielsen MK. The effect of sample handling and storage on the accuracy and repeatability of equine strongyle fecal egg counts. Joint Spring Symposium, Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health, København, Danmark 20. March, 2009.
  9. Nielsen MK, Petersen SL. Prevalence of pyrantel-resistant strongyles and S. vulgaris on Danish horse farms using selektive therapy. Equine Parasite Drug Resistance workshop, København, Danmark 31. July, 2008 - 01. August, 2009.
  10. Becher A, Nielsen MK, Pfister K. Quantitative Strongyliden-Eiausscheidung und selektive Behandlung von Pferden im raum Salzburg. Jahrestagung Netzwerk Pferdeforschung Schweiz, Avenches, Switzerland 30. April, 2009.
  11. Nielsen MK, Vidyashankar AN, Hanlon B, Petersen SL, Kaplan RM. Evaluation of anthelmintic resistance in livestock parasites using observational data and hierarchical models. Joint Spring Symposium. Danish Society for Parasitology and Danish Society for Tropical Medicine & International Health 2010, Copenhagen, Danmark.
  12.  Nielsen MK, Wøhlk CBM, Petersen SL, Nielsen MK.  Performance of conventional PCR for screening for Strongylus vulgaris on horse farms. ICOPA, Melbourne, Australia. 16.-20. August, 2010.
  13.  Nielsen MK, Baptiste KE, Tolliver SC, Collins SS, Lyons ET. Gold standard validation of fecal egg counts and larval cultures as diagnostic tools in horses. ICOPA, Melbourne, Australia. 16.-20. August, 2010.
  14. Nielsen, M.K., Olsen, S.N., Lyons, E.T., Monrad, J., Thamsborg, S.M. Real-time PCR determination of Strongylus vulgaris in horses on farms with different anthelmintic regimens in Denmark and Central Kentucky. Equine Infectious Disease Conference, Lexington, KY, October 21-26, 2012

Guideline publication

Nielsen MK, Mittel L, Grice A, Erskine M, Graves E, Vaala W, Tully RC, French DD, Bowman R, Kaplan RM. AAEP Parasite Control Guidelines. American Association of Equine Practitioners. Online at www.aaep.org on 3/25/2013.

Lay articles, blogs and written contributions in magazines and journals

  1. Haaning N, Nielsen MK. Ikke-medicinsk kontrol af parasitter - med særligt henblik på nematoder hos kvæget under danske forhold. Dansk Veterinærtidsskrift. 1999, 82(7):300-306.
  2. Nielsen MK. Ormemiddelresistens: når ormene overlever behandlingen. Ridemagasinet Equipage. 2005, 9:76-77.
  3. Nielsen MK. Tid til ormekur: bryd den onde cirkel. Ridemagasinet Equipage. 2005, 5:32-33.
  4. Nielsen MK. Ormene truer hestenes sundhed. Ridehesten, Hippologisk i Avl og Sport. 2006, (6):96-97.
  5. Nielsen MK. Hvordan kan resistensen begrænses? Ridehesten, Hippologisk i Avl og Sport. 2006, (10):120-122.
  6. Nielsen MK. Hvor tit skal man kontrollere for orm? Magasinet Hest. 2007, (11):38.
  7. Nielsen MK. Giv den rigtige ormekur til din hest. Ridemagasinet Equipage. 2007, 76-78.
  8. Nielsen MK. Er ormene under kontrol? Magasinet Hest. 2008, 7:34-39.
  9. Nielsen MK. Når hesten slår med hovedet. Magasinet Hest. 2008, 11:45.
  10. Nielsen MK. Skal jeg holde hesten på boks? Magasinet Hest. 2008, (5):44.
  11. Nielsen MK. Syg af ormekur. Magasinet Hest. 2008, (6):46.
  12. Nielsen MK. Hestens parasitter - den evige udfordring. Dyrlægen, fagmagasin for dyrlæger, veterinærstuderende og veterinærpersonale. 2008, 5:2-5.
  13. Nielsen MK. Er ormetesten pålidelig? Magasinet Hest. 2009, (12):38.
  14. Larsen ML, Nielsen MK. Forsat god effekt af ivermectin i hesteholdet i Danmark. Dyrlægen, fagmagasin for dyrlæger, veterinærstuderende og veterinærpersonale. 2009, (3):20-25.
  15. Nielsen MK. Har min hest leverikter? Magasinet Hest. 2009, (8):32.
  16. Nielsen MK. Hvis én hest har orm. Hest-Online. 2009.
  17. Nielsen MK. Ingen nye ormemidler på vej. Hest-online. 2009.
  18. Nielsen MK. Makaroni og kødsovs? Hest-Online. 2009.
  19. Nielsen MK. Må man strø ovenpå? Magasinet Hest. 2009, 2:46-47.
  20. Nielsen MK. Når frosten sætter ind. Hest-Online. 2009.
  21. Nielsen MK, Lieberman B. Parasite control. Trail Blazer. 2009, 31(4):20-22.
  22. Blandford J, Nielsen MK. Visiting Scientist Builds Parasitology Bridges. Bluegrass Equine Digest. 2009, 3-4.
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