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  1. Content type: Research

    Lymphatic filariasis (LF) control in most countries of sub-Saharan Africa is based on annual mass drug administration (MDA) with a combination of ivermectin and albendazole, in order to interrupt transmission....

    Authors: Yahya A. Derua, William N. Kisinza and Paul E. Simonsen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:429

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    Hepatozoon silvestris is an emerging apicomplexan parasite discovered in European wild cats from Bosnia and Herzegovina and blood samples of a domestic cat from Southern Italy in 2017. It has also been identified...

    Authors: Kristel Kegler, Ursina Nufer, Amer Alic, Horst Posthaus, Philipp Olias and Walter Basso

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:428

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    The strongylid parasite Haemonchus contortus causes severe anemia in domestic animals worldwide. Effective preventive and therapeutical agents are lacking, because of drug resistance and that little is known abou...

    Authors: Ling Zhang, Lingyun Mou, Xueqiu Chen, Yi Yang, Min Hu, Xiangrui Li, Xun Suo, Xing-Quan Zhu and Aifang Du

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:430

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    Besnoitiosis is caused by different species of intracellular protozoan parasites belonging to the family Sarcocystidae and affecting multiple host species worldwide. Including B. besnoiti, ten species are describ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Liénard, Adriana Nabuco, Sophie Vandenabeele, Bertrand Losson, Irène Tosi, Émilie Bouhsira, Françoise Prévot, Shukri Sharif, Michel Franc, Caroline Vanvinckenroye and Yannick Caron

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:427

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    Mosquitoes are strongly influenced by environmental temperatures, both directly and indirectly via carry-over effects, a phenomenon by which adult phenotypes are shaped indirectly by the environmental conditions ...

    Authors: Michelle V. Evans, Justine C. Shiau, Nicole Solano, Melinda A. Brindley, John M. Drake and Courtney C. Murdock

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:426

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    The geographical distribution of ticks on companion animals needs to be monitored to develop and plan effective control measures, as suggested by the European Scientific Counsel on Companion Animal Parasites. ...

    Authors: Maria Paola Maurelli, Paola Pepe, Liliana Colombo, Rob Armstrong, Elena Battisti, Maria Elena Morgoglione, Dimitris Counturis, Laura Rinaldi, Giuseppe Cringoli, Ezio Ferroglio and Stefania Zanet

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:420

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    The leishmaniases comprise a spectrum of clinical manifestations caused by different species of Leishmania. Identification of species is important for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up management. However, there...

    Authors: Karl Erik Müller, Ricardo Andrade Zampieri, Juliana Ide Aoki, Sandra Marcia Muxel, Audun Helge Nerland and Lucile Maria Floeter-Winter

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:421

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    The Northern pike, Esox lucius, is a large, long-lived, top-predator fish species and occupies a broad range of aquatic environments. This species is on its way to becoming an important model organism and has the...

    Authors: Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli, Luisa Giari, Massimo Lorenzoni, Antonella Carosi, Maurizio Manera and Giampaolo Bosi

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:424

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    An investigation was conducted in West Central Florida, USA to evaluate the efficacy of either topically applied fluralaner or topically applied selamectin to control flea infestations, minimize dermatologic l...

    Authors: Michael W. Dryden, Michael S. Canfield, Cara Bocon, Letitia Phan, Emily Niedfeldt, Amanda Kinnon, Stanislaw A. Warcholek, Vicki Smith, Todd S. Bress, Nicole Smith, Kathleen Heaney, Christine Royal, Dorothy Normile, Robert Armstrong and Fangshi Sun

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:422

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    Safety and efficacy of the combined monthly use of spot-on fipronil 6.76% w/v / permethrin 50.48% w/v (Frontline Tri-Act®) and chewable tablets of afoxolaner 1.9% w/w / milbemycin oxime 0.4% w/w (NexGard Spect...

    Authors: Jessica M. Abbate, Ettore Napoli, Francesca Arfuso, Gabriella Gaglio, Salvatore Giannetto, Lenaig Halos, Frederic Beugnet and Emanuele Brianti

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:425

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    Investigation of insecticide resistance mechanisms is considered a vital first step towards the creation of effective strategies to control resistant mosquitoes and manage mosquito-borne diseases. Our previous...

    Authors: Dan Zhou, Baiyun Duan, Yang Xu, Lei Ma, Bo Shen, Yan Sun and Changliang Zhu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:419

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  12. Content type: Short report

    Rhodnius pallescens, the only species of this genus reported in Panama, has a wide geographical distribution and is associated with most cases of Chagas disease and human infections with Trypanosoma rangeli in th...

    Authors: Azael Saldaña, Ana María Santamaría, Vanessa Pineda, Vanessa Vásquez, Nicole L. Gottdenker and José E. Calzada

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:423

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    Lotilaner, approved for dogs as a chewable tablet formulation, has separately been developed for oral use in cats (CredelioTM chewable tablets for cats), to meet the need for an easy to use, safe and rapidly effe...

    Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald, Jason Drake and Steve Nanchen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:413

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    Lotilaner is approved for dogs as a chewable tablet formulation. It has separately been developed for oral administration in cats (Credelio™ chewable tablets for cats) to meet the need for an easy to use, safe...

    Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald and Steve Nanchen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:408

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  15. Content type: Review

    West Nile virus (WNV) is the aetiological agent of the mosquito-borne zoonotic disease West Nile fever. The virus, first isolated in Uganda in 1937, evolved into two distinct lineages in sub-Saharan Africa (SS...

    Authors: Waidi F. Sule, Daniel O. Oluwayelu, Luis M. Hernández-Triana, Anthony R. Fooks, Marietjie Venter and Nicholas Johnson

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:414

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    Chrysomya megacephala is a blow fly species of medical and forensic importance worldwide. Understanding its bionomics is essential for both designing effective fly control programs and its use in forensic investi...

    Authors: Narin Sontigun, Kabkaew L. Sukontason, Tunwadee Klong-klaew, Sangob Sanit, Chutharat Samerjai, Pradya Somboon, Sa-nguansak Thanapornpoonpong, Jens Amendt and Kom Sukontason

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:415

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    There is a continuing need for novel approaches to tick infestations treatment and control in cats. Lotilaner, an isoxazoline with rapid onset of action, has proven its efficacy against ticks in laboratory stu...

    Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald and Steve Nanchen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:411

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    Lotilaner is a new isoxazoline developed as an oral ectoparasiticide for cats and dogs. Its safety, rapid killing onset of action and sustained speed of fleas and ticks kill for a minimum of one month after ad...

    Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald and Steve Nanchen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:410

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    In a previous screening program for mosquitocides from local edible plants in Thailand, essential oils (EOs) of Cyperus rotundus, Alpinia galanga and Cinnamomum verum, were found to possess promising adulticidal ...

    Authors: Arpaporn Chansang, Danita Champakaew, Anuluck Junkum, Atchariya Jitpakdi, Doungporn Amornlerdpison, Arunee Kongdee Aldred, Doungrat Riyong, Anchalee Wannasan, Jitrawadee Intirach, Roongtawan Muangmoon and Benjawan Pitasawat

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:417

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    Lassa fever, killing thousands of people annually, is the most reported viral zoonotic disease in Nigeria. Recently, different rodent species carrying diverse lineages of the Lassa virus (LASV) in addition to ...

    Authors: Ayodeji Olayemi, Akinlabi Oyeyiola, Adeoba Obadare, Joseph Igbokwe, Adetunji Samuel Adesina, Francis Onwe, Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja, Nnennaya Anthony Ajayi, Toni Rieger, Stephan Günther and Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:416

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