Aims and scope

Parasites & Vectors publishes articles on the biology of parasites, parasitic diseases, intermediate hosts, vectors and vector-borne pathogens. Manuscripts published in this journal will be available to all worldwide, with no barriers to access, immediately following acceptance.

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Parasites & Vectors painting

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When the journal launched in 2008, Founding Editor, Chris Arme, commissioned this abstract painting to represent the journal scope. The artist is Dr Frederic Thomas, Parasitologist at CNRS/IRD, France. You can download a copy of the painting here.


Cluj-Napoca, Romania. 8-11 April 2014 (Meeting abstracts)
Proceedings of the 1st Conference on Neglected Vectors and Vector-Borne Diseases (EurNegVec): with Management Committee and Working Group Meetings of the COST Action TD1303

25 September 2009 (Proceedings and Reviews)
Equine parasites: diagnosis and control - a current perspective

Seville, Spain. 25-28 March 2009 (Proceedings)
Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases

Kinetoplastid Biology & Disease and Filaria Journal

Parasites & Vectors expands upon the scope of two former BioMed Central publications, Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease and Filaria Journal, both of which ceased publication in December 2007. The full archives of these two journals remain available from the Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease and Filaria Journal websites and PubMed Central.

Journal sections and Editors

Vector-borne zoonoses and One Health
Subject Editor: Filipe Dantas-Torres, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Brazil

Rapid change and disease vectors
Subject Editor: Dina Fonseca, Rutgers University, USA

Dipteran vectors and associated diseases
Subject Editor: Yvonne Linton, Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, USA

Protozoan biology and diseases
Subject Editor: Kevin Tyler, University of East Anglia, UK

Parasite genetics, genomics and proteomics
Subject Editor: Xing-Quan Zhu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Article collections
Subject Editor: Chris Arme, Keele University, UK

Helminths and helminthic diseases
Editor-in-Chief: Aneta Kostadinova, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

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