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  1. Research

    Isolation and identification of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus bacteria associated with entomopathogenic nematodes and their larvicidal activity against Aedes aegypti

    Aedes aegypti is a potential vector of West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses. Alternative control measurements of the vector are needed to overcome the...

    Chamaiporn Fukruksa, Thatcha Yimthin, Manawat Suwannaroj, Paramaporn Muangpat, Sarunporn Tandhavanant, Aunchalee Thanwisai and Apichat Vitta

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:440

    Published on: 21 September 2017

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    Phylogenetic analyses of bat-associated bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae: Cimicinae and Cacodminae) indicate two new species close to Cimex lectularius

    Bats are regarded as the primary (ancestral) hosts of bugs of the family Cimicidae. The historically and economically most important species in the family is the common bedbug (Cimex lectularius), because of its ...

    Sándor Hornok, Krisztina Szőke, Sándor A. Boldogh, Attila D. Sándor, Jenő Kontschán, Vuong Tan Tu, Ali Halajian, Nóra Takács, Tamás Görföl and Péter Estók

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:439

    Published on: 21 September 2017

  3. Research

    Fasciclin-calcareous corpuscle binary complex mediated protein-protein interactions in Taenia solium metacestode

    Neurocysticercosis (NC) caused by Taenia solium metacestode (TsM) is a serious neurological disease of global concern. Diverse bioactive molecules involved in the long-term survival of TsM might contribute to dis...

    Chun-Seob Ahn, Jeong-Geun Kim, Young-An Bae, Seon-Hee Kim, Joo-Ho Shin, Yichao Yang, Insug Kang and Yoon Kong

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:438

    Published on: 20 September 2017

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    Relative performance of indoor vector control interventions in the Ifakara and the West African experimental huts

    West African and Ifakara experimental huts are used to evaluate indoor mosquito control interventions, including spatial repellents and insecticides. The two hut types differ in size and design, so a side-by-s...

    Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Augustin Fongnikin, Koffi B. Soukou, Sarah J. Moore and Raphael N’Guessan

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:432

    Published on: 19 September 2017

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    Genetic diversity of Haemonchus contortus isolated from sympatric wild blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) and sheep in Helan Mountains, China

    Haemonchus contortus is known among parasitic nematodes as one of the major veterinary pathogens of small ruminants and results in great economic losses worldwide. Human activities, su...

    Dong-dong Shen, Ji-fei Wang, Dan-yu Zhang, Zhi-wei Peng, Tian-yun Yang, Zhao-ding Wang, Dwight D. Bowman, Zhi-jun Hou and Zhen-sheng Liu

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:437

    Published on: 19 September 2017

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    Community participation in mosquito breeding site control: an interdisciplinary mixed methods study in Curaçao

    As the arboviral diseases dengue, chikungunya and Zika emerge in the Americas, so does the need for sustainable vector control policies. To successfully achieve mosquito control, joint efforts of both communit...

    Jelte Elsinga, Henry T. van der Veen, Izzy Gerstenbluth, Johannes G. M. Burgerhof, Arie Dijkstra, Martin P. Grobusch, Adriana Tami and Ajay Bailey

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:434

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  7. Research

    Insecticide susceptibility of Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti from Brazil and the Swiss-Italian border region

    Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus are two highly invasive mosquito species, both vectors of several viruses, including dengue, chikungunya and Zika. While Ae. aegypti is the primary vec...

    Tobias Suter, Mônica Maria Crespo, Mariana Francelino de Oliveira, Thaynan Sama Alves de Oliveira, Maria Alice Varjal de Melo-Santos, Cláudia Maria Fontes de Oliveira, Constância Flávia Junqueira Ayres, Rosângela Maria Rodrigues Barbosa, Ana Paula Araújo, Lêda Narcisa Regis, Eleonora Flacio, Lukas Engeler, Pie Müller and Maria Helena Neves Lobo Silva-Filha

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:431

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  8. Research

    Modelling the current distribution and predicted spread of the flea species Ctenocephalides felis infesting outdoor dogs in Spain

    The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, is the most prevalent flea species detected on dogs and cats in Europe and other world regions. The status of flea infestation today is an evident public health concern becaus...

    Rosa Gálvez, Vicenzo Musella, Miguel A. Descalzo, Ana Montoya, Rocío Checa, Valentina Marino, Oihane Martín, Giuseppe Cringoli, Laura Rinaldi and Guadalupe Miró

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:428

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  9. Research

    Current status of insecticide resistance among malaria vectors in Kenya

    Insecticide resistance has emerged as one of the major challenges facing National Malaria Control Programmes in Africa. A well-coordinated national database on insecticide resistance (IRBase) can facilitate the d...

    Benyl M. Ondeto, Christopher Nyundo, Luna Kamau, Simon M. Muriu, Joseph M. Mwangangi, Kiambo Njagi, Evan M. Mathenge, Horace Ochanda and Charles M. Mbogo

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:429

    Published on: 19 September 2017

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    Microarchitecture of the tsetse fly proboscis

    Tsetse flies (genus Glossina) are large blood-sucking dipteran flies that are important as vectors of human and animal trypanosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa. Tsetse anatomy has been well described, including deta...

    Wendy Gibson, Lori Peacock and Rachel Hutchinson

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:430

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  11. Research

    SYBR green-based one step quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of Zika virus in field-caught mosquitoes

    The monitoring of vectors is one of the key surveillance measures to assess the risk of arbovirus transmission and the success of control strategies in endemic regions. The recent re-emergence of Zika virus (Z...

    Wei-Ping Tien, Gareth Lim, Gladys Yeo, Suzanna Nicole Chiang, Chee-Seng Chong, Lee-Ching Ng and Hapuarachchige Chanditha Hapuarachchi

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:427

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  12. Research

    Deer presence rather than abundance determines the population density of the sheep tick, Ixodes ricinus, in Dutch forests

    Understanding which factors drive population densities of disease vectors is an important step in assessing disease risk. We tested the hypothesis that the density of ticks from the Ixodes ricinus complex, which ...

    Tim R. Hofmeester, Hein Sprong, Patrick A. Jansen, Herbert H. T. Prins and Sipke E. van Wieren

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:433

    Published on: 19 September 2017

  13. Research

    Characterization of a secreted cystatin of the parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus and its immune-modulatory effect on goat monocytes

    Haemonchosis is a disease of the small ruminant caused by a nematode parasite Haemonchus contortus, and it is most important and alarming challenges to the small ruminant’s production. The infection of the H. con...

    Yujian Wang, Lingyan Wu, Xinchao Liu, Shuai Wang, Muhammad Ehsan, RuoFeng Yan, XiaoKai Song, LiXin Xu and XiangRui Li

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:425

    Published on: 18 September 2017

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    Mapping occurrence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis and areas at risk of porcine cysticercosis in Central America and the Caribbean basin

    This study aimed to map the occurrence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis at national level within Central America and the Caribbean basin, and to map the distribution of porcine cysticercosis at first-leve...

    Uffe Christian Braae, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Fortune Sithole, Ziqi Wang and Arve Lee Willingham

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:424

    Published on: 18 September 2017

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    Wing variation in Culex nigripalpus (Diptera: Culicidae) in urban parks

    Culex nigripalpus has a wide geographical distribution and is found in North and South America. Females are considered primary vectors for several arboviruses, including Saint Louis en...

    Gabriela Cristina de Carvalho, Daniel Pagotto Vendrami, Mauro Toledo Marrelli and André Barretto Bruno Wilke

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:423

    Published on: 18 September 2017

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    Efficacy of fluralaner (Bravecto™ chewable tablets) for the treatment of naturally acquired Linognathus setosus infestations on dogs

    The clinical efficacy of fluralaner chewable tablets (Bravecto™, MSD Animal Health) against naturally acquired Linognathus setosus infestations on dogs was evaluated compared with permethrin (Exspot®, MSD Animal ...

    Heike Kohler-Aanesen, Seppo Saari, Rob Armstrong, Karine Péré, Janina Taenzler, Eva Zschiesche and Anja R Heckeroth

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:426

    Published on: 18 September 2017

  17. Research

    Dogs as victims of their own worms: Serodiagnosis of canine alveolar echinococcosis

    Besides acting as definitive hosts for Echinococcus multilocularis, dogs can become infected by the larval form of this parasite and thereby develop life-threatening alveolar echinococcosis (AE). Although AE is a...

    C.F. Frey, N. Marreros, S. Renneker, L. Schmidt, H. Sager, B. Hentrich, S. Milesi and B. Gottstein

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:422

    Published on: 16 September 2017

  18. Research

    How often do mosquitoes bite humans in southern England? A standardised summer trial at four sites reveals spatial, temporal and site-related variation in biting rates

    This field-based study examined the abundance and species complement of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) attracted to humans at four sites in the United Kingdom (UK). The study used a systematic approach to dir...

    Victor A. Brugman, Marion E. England, Joanne Stoner, Laura Tugwell, Lara E. Harrup, Anthony J. Wilson, Jolyon M. Medlock, James G. Logan, Anthony R. Fooks, Peter P.C. Mertens, Nicholas Johnson and Simon Carpenter

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:420

    Published on: 15 September 2017

  19. Research

    Bacterial microbiota associated with Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) ticks from France, Senegal and Arizona

    Ticks of the group Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu lato) are distributed worldwide and are major pathogen vectors of both dogs and humans. Previous phylogenetic reconstructions have suggested the existence of two...

    Magalie René-Martellet, Guillaume Minard, Raphael Massot, Van Tran Van, Claire Valiente Moro, Luc Chabanne and Patrick Mavingui

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:416

    Published on: 7 September 2017

  20. Research

    Meta-analyses of the proportion of Japanese encephalitis virus infection in vectors and vertebrate hosts

    Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a zoonosis in Southeast Asia vectored by mosquitoes infected with the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV). Japanese encephalitis is considered an emerging exotic infectious disease ...

    Ana R.S. Oliveira, Lee W. Cohnstaedt, Erin Strathe, Luciana Etcheverry Hernández, D. Scott McVey, José Piaggio and Natalia Cernicchiaro

    Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:418

    Published on: 7 September 2017

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