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Infectious diseases: MVV, CAE, CL, Paratuberculosis
Metabolic disorders: (trace) minerals

2011-current Veterinarian at the Department of Small Ruminant Health, GD-Animal Health Service, Deventer, The Netherlands.

2009-2011 Consultant in the Fred Morley Centre at the School of Animal & Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia.

2008-2011 Lecturer Ruminant Health and Production at the School of Animal & Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia.

2007-2008 Lecturer Animal Production at the School of Animal & Veterinary Science, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia.

2006-2007 Lecturer at the Section of Clinical Pathophysiology, Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht (UU), The Netherlands.

2000-2006 PhD at the Department of Farm Animal Health, Section of Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Utrecht (UU), The Netherlands.

Epidemiology and control of maedi-visna virus: Curing the flock. Andrew W. Illius, Karianne Lievaart-Peterson, Tom N. McNeillyID, Nicholas J. SavillID. PLoS ONE 15 (9): e0238781. pone.0238781

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis ELISA Responses in Milk Samples from Vaccinated and Nonvaccinated Dairy Goat Herds in The Netherlands. Luttikholt, S., Lievaart-Peterson, K., Gonggrijp, M., Aalberts, M., van Schaik, G., and Vellema, P. , Veterinary sciences 2019, 6 (58), 1-9.

Effects of age and environment on adaptive immune responses to Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP) vaccination in dairy goats in relation to paratuberculosis control strategies. Koets, A. P. R., L., Ruul, R., Dinkla, A, Eisenberg, S., and Lievaart-Peterson, K., Veterinary Sciences 2019, (Special Issue "Mycobacterial Diseases in Animals").

Incidence, possible risk factors and therapies for pseudopregnancy on Dutch dairy goat farms: a cross-sectional study. Van den Brom, R.; Klerx, R.; Vellema, P.; Lievaart-Peterson, K.; Hesselink, J. W.; Moll, L.; Vos, P.; Santman-Berends, I., Vet Rec 2019, 184 (25), 770.

Age-related distribution and dynamics of T-cells in blood and lymphoid tissues of goats. Baliu-Piqué, M.; Kurniawan, H.; Ravesloot, L.; Verheij, M. W.; Drylewicz, J.; Lievaart-Peterson, K.; Borghans, J. A. M.; Koets, A.; Tesselaar, K., Developmental & Comparative Immunology 2019, 93, 1-10.

Thermal disbudding in goat kids in the Netherlands: Current practice, complications and considerations. Van den Brom, R., Greijdanus-van der Putten, S., Van der Heijden, M., Lievaart-Peterson, K., Vellema, P., and De Grauwd, J. Small Ruminant Research 2019, 183, doi:

Ovine and Bovine Congenital Abnormalities Associated With Intrauterine Infection With Schmallenberg Virus. N. H. Peperkamp, S. J. Luttikholt, R. Dijkman, J. H. Vos, K. Junker, S. Greijdanus, M. P. Roumen, E. van Garderen, N. Meertens, C. van Maanen, K. Lievaart, van Wuyckhuise, and W. Wouda Veterinary pathology. 2014; Nov 26.

Risk factors for malformations and impact on reproductive performance and mobility rates of Schmallenberg Virus in sheep flocks in the Netherland. Luttikholt, S., Velthuis, A.,  van den Brom, R., Moll, L., Lievaart-Peterson, K., Peperkamp, K., van Schaik, G., Vellema, P. PLoS One. 2014; 9(6):

Multi anthelmintic resistance of Heamonchus contortus, including a case of moxidectine resistance in a Dutch sheep flock. Short communication. R. van den Brom, L. Moll, F. H. M. Borgsteede,  D. C. K. van Doorn, K. Lievaart-Peterson, D.C. Dercksen, P. Vellema. Veterinary Record, published online Nov 6 2013. Doi: 10.1136/vr. 101700.

Epizootic of ovine congenital malformations associated with Schmallenberg virus infection. van den Brom R, Luttikholt SJ, Lievaart-Peterson K, Peperkamp NH, Mars MH, van der Poel WH, Vellema P. Tijdschr Diergeneeskd. 2012 Feb;137(2):106-11.

Schmallenberg virus infection in small ruminants – First review of the situation and prospects in Northern EuropeK. Lievaart-Peterson, S.J.M. Luttikholt, R. Van den Brom, P. Vellema. Small Ruminant Research 106 (2012) 71– 76.

Abortion in small ruminants in the Netherlands between 2006 and 2011. van den Brom, K. Lievaart-Peterson, S. Luttikholt , K. Peperkamp, W. Wouda and P. Vellema. Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 2012: 000-000.

Het klinische onderzoek van paard en landbouwhuisdieren. 2008. R. Kuiper, R.A. Nieuwstadt. Coauthor of an instruction book on clinical examination of the horse and farm animals. ISBN 9789035229914.

Presence of pro-lentiviral DNA in male sexual organs and ejaculates of small ruminants. K. Peterson, J. Brinkhof, D.J. Houwer, Colenbrander, B.M. Gadella. Theriogenology Volume 69 (2008), Pages 433–442.

Specific detection of small ruminant lentiviral nucleic acid sequences located in the proviral long terminal repeat and leader-gag regions using real-time polymerase chain reaction. Brinkhof JMA, Maanen van C, Wigger R, Peterson K and Houwers DJ. Journal of Virological Methods, 2008 Feb;147(2):338-44.

Microscopic and flow cytometric semen assessment of Dutch AI-bucks: effect of semen processing procedures and their correlation to fertility. K. Peterson, M.A.P.M. Kappen, P.J.F. Ursem, J.O. Nöthling, B. Colenbrander, B.M. Gadella. Theriogenology, Volume 67 (2007) , Issue 4, Pages 863 – 871.

Flowcytometric assessment of circulating peripheral blood monocytes in small ruminants. Peterson K, Koets A , Rutten V.P.M.G., Colenbrander B, Houwers D.J. Small Ruminant Research, Volume 65 (2006), Issue 1-2, Pages 136-141.

Kunstmatige Inseminatie bij geiten. (2004) Coauthor of an instruction book and instruction CD-ROM on Artificial Insemination in goats, produced within the EU-AITECH-program; Dissemination of Animal Insemination Technology for goats in Europe.