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Ing. Michiel Wijnveld

Center for Pathophysiology, Infectiology and Immunology (Institute for Hygiene and Applied Immunology)
Position: PHD Student

ORCID: 0000-0003-4559-5960
T +43 1 40160 33094

Further Information


Anaplasma; Babesia; Borrelia; Ehrlichia; Ixodidae; Rickettsia; Theileria; Tick-Borne Diseases; Ticks

Selected publications

  1. Wijnveld, M. et al., 2016. Novel Rickettsia raoultii strain isolated and propagated from Austrian Dermacentor reticulatus ticks. Parasites & Vectors, 9(1). Available at:
  2. Olivieri, E. et al., 2018. Transmission of Rickettsia raoultii and Rickettsia massiliae DNA by Dermacentor reticulatus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) ticks during artificial feeding. Parasites & Vectors, 11(1). Available at:
  3. Hornok, S. et al., 2020. First broad-range molecular screening of tick-borne pathogens in Ixodes (Pholeoixodes) kaiseri, with special emphasis on piroplasms. Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 68(1), pp.30–33. Available at:
  4. Apostolovic, D. et al., 2019. Allergenomics of the tick Ixodes ricinus reveals important α‐Gal–carrying IgE‐binding proteins in red meat allergy. Allergy, 75(1), pp.217–220. Available at:
  5. Markowicz, M. et al., 2020. Lyme Borreliosis with Scalp Eschar Mimicking Rickettsial Infection, Austria. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 26(9), pp.2193–2195. Available at: