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Editor-in-Chief

Aneta Kostadinova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria​​​​​​​

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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Founding Editor

Chris Arme, Keele University, UK

Articles

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European helminth infection risks and reported deworming frequencies for dogs and cats

Global distribution of Taenia saginata

Credelio for cats

Credelio

Exzolt

Evaluation of Vector Control against West Nile Fever in Europe

Immunity against Leishmaniasis: host defences, immunotherapy and vaccines

SimparicaTM: Comparative Efficacy of sarolaner, a novel oral ectoparasiticide for dogs

The LCNTDR Collection: Advances in scientific research for NTD control

Quantitative analysis of strategies to achieve the 2020 goals for neglected tropical diseases: where are we now?

Annual Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD)

[CVBD5] [CVBD6] [CVBD7] [CVBD8] [CVBD9] [CVBD10] [CVBD11] [CVBD12] [CVBD13] [CVBD14]

Vector-borne Diseases and Global Health

A new combination of fipronil and permethrin for the control of ectoparasites of dogs

Surveillance of mosquito vectors in Europe

BravectoTM

These collections are open to submissions:

Primers in parasites and vectors

Mathematical models for parasites and vectors

Elimination of parasitic infections

Planarians to Parasitism: Evolution, Development and Stem Cells in Flatworms

Aspects of parasitology in the People's Republic of China: surveillance, diagnosis, infection and immunity

From Control to elimination: transmission threshold of schistosomiasis

Protozoan parasites and cell death

Historical aspects of parasitology

Spatial inequality, infectious diseases and disease control

Collections published in collaboration with other journals:

Every day is Malaria Day

From farm to plate - make food safe

The gut-brain axis: Emerging evidence in health and disease

Co-infection and Syndemics

Rare Diseases Day 2013

Open Access Africa: Showcasing African research

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VOLUME 10 SUPPLEMENT 2
New Orleans, LA, USA. 11-13 September 2016 (Research)
Proceedings of the 15th American Heartworm Society Triennial Symposium 2016


VOLUME 10 SUPPLEMENT 1
Vienna, Austria. 11-13 July 2016 (Meeting abstracts)
Abstracts of the Fifth European Dirofilaria and Angiostrogylus Days


VOLUME 7 SUPPLEMENT 1
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


VOLUME 2 SUPPLEMENT 2
Edited by Donato Traversa and Lourdes Mottier
Equine parasites: diagnosis and control - a current perspective


VOLUME 2 SUPPLEMENT 2
Seville, Spain. 25-28 march 2009
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.

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.

Call for papers

Spatial inequality

Spatial inequality, infectious diseases and disease control
Cross-journal series

Introducing graphical abstracts

Parasites & Vectors is happy to announce the introduction of graphical abstracts for all new submissions as of 1 August 2019 as a mandatory feature. A graphical abstract serves to attract readers' attention to the article and will appear underneath the abstract on the website, greatly enhancing the visibility of research. See the journal Submission Guidelines for more information.

Contacting Parasites & Vectors

All enquiries relating to the suitability of new submissions should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Aneta Kostadinova, at aneta.kostadinova@gmail.com or aneta.kostadinova@uv.es. For general enquiries, please contact the Editorial Office. Further information on journal sections and contacting Subject Editors may be found here.

Journal sections and Editors

Helminths and helminthic diseases
Subject Editor: Hesham Al-Mekhlafi, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

Parasites of veterinary importance
Subject Editor: Emanuele Brianti, University of Messina, Italy

Vector-borne zoonoses and One Health
Subject Editor: Agustin Estrada Peña, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Dipteran vectors and associated diseases
Subject Editors: Indra Vythilingam, University of Malaya, Malaysia and David Weetman, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Protozoan biology and diseases
Subject Editor: Frank Katzer, Moredun Research Institute, UK

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

Article collections
Subject Editor: Aneta Kostadinova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria​​​​​​​

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A Blog for the community, by the community

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Primers on parasites and vectors

Submit a Primer article to 'Primers on Parasites and Vectors'. This article collection provides short, authoritative and accessible accounts that explore the basic and applied biology of selected parasites, intermediate hosts, vectors and vector-borne pathogens. Find out more here.

Community news

Please send weblinks for inclusion on the Community News panel direct to c.arme@keele.ac.uk

Phase II of WHO's global consultations for new Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases - 11 July 2019

International failure in northwest Syria: humanitarian health catastrophe demands action - 05 July 2019

Report of the Twelfth Meeting of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group for Neglected Tropical Diseases - 04 July 2019

Malaria funding: estimates across 106 malaria-endemic or recently malaria-free countries - 04 July 2019

Global development awards competition - 01 July 2019

Global Health Future Leaders Scholarship – September 2019 Entry - 27 June 2019

Fellows and members of Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and students, alumni or staff members of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) are invited to nominate candidates for the Hemingway Award 2019 - 25 June 2019

Becoming malaria-free by 2020 - 20 June 2019

The Filariasis Research Unit based at the Government T D Medical College, Kerala, India is designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for LF MMDP - 20 June 2019

Grand Challenges Explorations grants awarded - 14 June 2019

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