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.

Supplements

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

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.

APC-free period for Review articles

In celebration of our 10th Anniversary in 2018, we are pleased to announce that we will be waiving article-processing charges for review articles submitted to Parasites & Vectors from 1st September to 30th November 2017.

To take advantage of this offer please request a waiver during the submission process and enter the code REVIEW10.

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Journal sections and Editors

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

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

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

Dipteran vectors and associated diseases
Subject Editor: Indra Vythilingam, University of Malaya, Malaysia

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, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic

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