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  1. Infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei in dogs is a debilitating disease if left untreated and is transmissible to humans. Two field studies were conducted to confirm the efficacy of orally administered sarolaner in ...

    Authors: Csilla Becskei, Julian Liebenberg, Tiago Fernandes, Stasia Borowski, Lina D’Hanis and Sean P. Mahabir
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:441
  2. Compliant ectoparasiticide product use is a comprehensive way to control ticks and reduce the risk of tick-borne pathogen transmission to dogs. Because the systemically acting isoxazoline ectoparasiticides req...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Reif, Naemi P. Bickmeier, Brian H. Herrin, Michael W. Dryden, Dorothy M. Normile, Jeba R. J. Jesudoss Chelladurai, Kamilyah R. Miller, Macy R. Flowers and Qing Kang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:440
  3. Authors: Aashaq Hussain Bhat, Ricardo A. R. Machado, Joaquín Abolafia, Alba N. Ruiz-Cuenca, Tarique Hassan Askary, Fuad Ameen and Wasim Muzamil Dass
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:439

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  4. Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) can have a significant negative impact on human health. The urbanization of natural environments and their conversion for agricultural use, as well as human population growth, m...

    Authors: Didier P. Alexandre Kaboré, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Patricia Gil, Mahamadi Kientega, Simon P. Sawadogo, Georges Anicet Ouédraogo, Philippe Van de Perre, Thierry Baldet, Serafin Gutierrez and Roch K. Dabiré
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:438
  5. Adult mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles are important vectors of Plasmodium parasites, causative agents of malaria. The aim of this review was to synthesize the overall and species-specific proportion of Anophele...

    Authors: Yibeltal Aschale, Aklilu Getachew, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Antonio De Cristofaro, Andrea Sciarretta and Getnet Atenafu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:437
  6. Ovine psoroptic mange (sheep scab) is an important disease of sheep worldwide caused by the parasitic mite, Psoroptes ovis. It has a negative impact on animal welfare and leads to significant economic losses for ...

    Authors: Katie Lihou, Richard Wall and Emily Nixon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:436
  7. Theileria equi causes equine piroplasmosis, an economically significant disease that affects horses and other equids worldwide. Based on 18S ribosomal RNA (18S rRNA sequences), T. equi can be classified into five...

    Authors: Believe Ahedor, Davaajav Otgonsuren, Atambekova Zhyldyz, Azirwan Guswanto, Noel Muthoni Mumbi Ngigi, Maria Fátima Rodríguez Valinotti, Hemal Kothalawala, Nizanantha Kalaichelvan, Seekkuge Susil Priyantha Silva, Hemali Kothalawala, Tomás Javier Acosta, Thillaiampalam Sivakumar and Naoaki Yokoyama
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:435
  8. Estimating arbovirus transmission potential requires a mechanistic understanding of how environmental factors influence the expression of adult mosquito traits. While preimaginal exposure to environmental fact...

    Authors: Andrew J. Mackay, Jiayue Yan, Chang-Hyun Kim, Antoine M. G. Barreaux and Chris M. Stone
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:434
  9. During the early stages of Trichinella spiralis infection, macrophages predominantly undergo polarization to the M1-like phenotype, causing the host’s inflammatory response and resistance against T. spiralis infe...

    Authors: Ruo Dan Liu, Xiang Yu Meng, Chen Le Li, Qiu Yi Xu, Xin Zhi Lin, Bo Rang Dong, Chu Yan Ye, Tian Tian Miao, Xin Yi Si, Shao Rong Long, Jing Cui and Zhong Quan Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:433
  10. Babesia is a protozoal, tick-borne parasite that can cause life-threatening disease in humans, wildlife and domestic animals worldwide. However, in Southeast Asia, little is known about the prevalence and diversi...

    Authors: Stacy Q. Y. Chong, Darren Yeo, Nur Insyirah Aidil, Jasmine L. Y. Ong, Amy H. J. Chan, Charlene Judith Fernandez, Bryan T. M. Lim, Max D. Y. Khoo, Anna M. S. Wong, Siow Foong Chang and Him Hoo Yap
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:432
  11. Since 24 February 2022, the day the Russian aggression against Ukraine began, millions of refugees and thousands of pets crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border. Additionally, an unknown number of shelter and stra...

    Authors: Anna Bajer, Mustafa Alsarraf, Mariia Topolnytska, Katarzyna Tołkacz, Dorota Dwużnik-Szarek and Anna Rodo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:430
  12. Chronic lymphatic filariasis patients in Bihar, India, need management of lymphedema to live a disability-free life. For patients who have recurrent attacks of acute dermato-lymphangio-adenitis (ADLA), World H...

    Authors: Pragya Kumar, Shamshad Ahmad, Ditipriya Bhar, Ria Roy and Bhavna Singh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:429
  13. In Europe, feline vector-borne infections are gaining importance because of the changing climate, expanding habitats of potential vectors and expanding pathogen reservoirs. The main objective of this study was...

    Authors: Sergio Villanueva-Saz, Marivi Martínez, Ard M. Nijhof, Bastian Gerst, Michaela Gentil, Elisabeth Müller, Antonio Fernández, Ana González, Mohamed Sh. Mohamud Yusuf, Grazia Greco, Maite Verde, Giovanni Sgroi, Delia Lacasta, Diana Marteles, Michele Trotta and Ingo Schäfer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:428
  14. Recently, two invasive Aedes mosquito species, Ae. japonicus and Ae. koreicus, are circulating in several European countries posing potential health risks to humans and animals. Vector control is the main option ...

    Authors: Paolo L. Catapano, Monica Falcinelli, Claudia Damiani, Alessia Cappelli, Despoina Koukouli, Paolo Rossi, Irene Ricci, Valerio Napolioni and Guido Favia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:427
  15. The Plasmodium vivax merozoite restrictively invades immature erythrocytes, suggesting that its ligand(s) might interact with corresponding receptor(s) that are selectively abundant on reticulocytes to complete t...

    Authors: Thau Sy Nguyen, Ji-Hoon Park, Tuyet-Kha Nguyen, Truong Van Nguyen, Seong-Kyun Lee, Sung-Hun Na, Jin-Hee Han, Won-Sun Park, Wanjoo Chun, Feng Lu and Eun-Taek Han
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:426
  16. We describe the spatial distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis in its main definitive host, the red fox, and the distribution of human cases of alveolar echinococcosis (AE) within a highly endemic focus in s...

    Authors: Carina Schneider, Wolfgang Kratzer, Andreas Binzberger, Patrycja Schlingeloff, Sven Baumann, Thomas Romig and Julian Schmidberger
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:425
  17. Mosquitoes are the deadliest organisms in the world, killing an estimated 750,000 people per year due to the pathogens they can transmit. Mosquitoes also pose a major threat to other vertebrate animals. Culex ter...

    Authors: Joanna M. Reinhold, Ella Halbert, Megan Roark, Sierra N. Smith, Katherine M. Stroh, Cameron D. Siler, David S. McLeod and Chloé Lahondère
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:424
  18. Authors: Dieter J. A. Heylen, Bersissa Kumsa, Elikira Kimbita, Mwiine Nobert Frank, Dennis Muhanguzi, Frans Jongejan, Safiou Bienvenu Adehan, Alassane Toure, Fred Aboagye‑Antwi, Ndudim Isaac Ogo, Nick Juleff, Josephus Fourie, Alec Evans, Joseph Byaruhanga and Maxime Madder
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:423

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:206

  19. Echinococcus granulosus can manipulate its host's immune response to ensure its own survival. However, the effect of histone modifications on the regulation of the NOD-like receptor protein 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome...

    Authors: Ruolin Lin, Xiaopeng Wang, Caiya Ni, Chunxue Fu, Chun Yang, Dan Dong, Xiangwei Wu, Xueling Chen, Lianghai Wang and Jun Hou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:422
  20. The emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance threaten global malaria control and elimination goals, and encourage research on the mechanisms of drug resistance in malaria parasites. Mutations in Plasmodium ...

    Authors: Wenwen Si, Yuemeng Zhao, Xixi Qin, Yixuan Huang, Jing Yu, Xiao Liu, Yanna Li, Xiaoli Yan, Qingfeng Zhang and Jun Sun
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:421
  21. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) using pyrethroids have been the main vector control tools deployed in malaria endemic countries and are responsible for the dramatic reduction in African malaria cases in the ea...

    Authors: Jeff Jones, Agnes Matope, Priscille Barreaux, Katherine Gleave, Keith Steen, Hilary Ranson, Philip J. McCall and Geraldine M. Foster
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:420
  22. Poverty contributes to the transmission of schistosomiasis via multiple pathways, with the insufficiency of appropriate interventions being a crucial factor. The aim of this article is to provide more economic...

    Authors: Qin Li, Jin-Xin Zheng, Tie-Wu Jia, Xin-Yu Feng, Chao Lv, Li-Juan Zhang, Guo-Jing Yang, Jing Xu and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:419
  23. Aedes japonicus japonicus (Theobald, 1901) and Aedes koreicus (Edwards, 1917) have rapidly spread in Europe over the last decades. Both species are very closely related and occur in sympatry. Females and males ar...

    Authors: Felix G. Sauer, Wolf Peter Pfitzner, Hanna Jöst, Leif Rauhöft, Konstantin Kliemke, Unchana Lange, Anna Heitmann, Stephanie Jansen and Renke Lühken
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:418
  24. A three-dimensional window screen (3D-Screen) has been developed to create a window double-screen trap (3D-WDST), effectively capturing and preventing the escape of mosquitoes. A 2015 laboratory study demonstr...

    Authors: Subam Kathet, Wema Sudi, Victor Mwingira, Patrick Tungu, Mikko Aalto, Tomi Hakala, Markku Honkala, Robert Malima, William Kisinza, Seppo Meri and Ayman Khattab
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:417
  25. Sugar, when used as the phagostimulant in attractive toxic bait control tools, limits the efficacy and selectivity of this technology. Thus, more potent and selective phagostimulants than sugar are required to...

    Authors: Matthew Lukenge, Rickard Ignell and Sharon Rose Hill
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:416
  26. Tick control is a worldwide challenge due to its resistance to acaricides. Essential oils (EOs) and isolated compounds (EOCs) are potential alternatives for tick control technologies.

    Authors: Bruno César Ferreira Gonzaga, Mayara Macêdo Barrozo, Ana Lúcia Coutinho, Lainny Jordana Martins Pereira e Sousa, Francisca Letícia Vale, Laís Marreto, Paula Marchesini, Daniel de Castro Rodrigues, Evandro Davanço Ferreira de Souza, Gustavo Adolfo Sabatini, Lívio Martins Costa-Júnior, Lorena Lopes Ferreira, Welber Daniel Zanetti Lopes and Caio Monteiro
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:415
  27. Adult, nymph, and larval Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato infest dogs and thrive in premises including homes and kennels. Ticks emerge from hiding to seek and attach to dogs, engorge, then leave their hosts to...

    Authors: Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Juliana Salomão Doretto, Olivia Carmen de Araújo Nascimento, Francisco Bonomi Barufi, Simone Cristina Rosa, Germana Vizzotto Osowski, Jason Drake and Rob Armstrong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:414
  28. Around 200–300 million people are estimated to be affected by scabies annually worldwide. However, the mechanisms by which this disease may affect the general condition of the host are not entirely clear. The ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Shafeik Sharaf, Ahmad Ali Othman, Amira Elsayed Abdel-Ghaffar, Dareen Mohamed Ali and Mohamed Mahmoud Eid
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:413
  29. Larvicides are critical for the control of mosquito-borne diseases. However, even sublethal exposure to a larvicide can alter development and life history traits, which can then affect population density and d...

    Authors: Cole J. Meier, Lindsay E. Martin and Julián F. Hillyer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:412
  30. Lactiplantibacillus plantarum HEAL9 and Lacticaseibacillus paracasei 8700:2 positively affect the fecal bacteriome in children with celiac disease autoimmunity after 6 months of supplementation. The aim of the pr...

    Authors: Jakub Hurych, Elin Oscarsson, Åsa Håkanson, Kateřina Jirků-Pomajbíková, Milan Jirků, Carin Andrén Aronson, Ondřej Cinek and Daniel Agardh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:411
  31. Models can be used to study and predict the impact of interventions aimed at controlling the spread of infectious agents, such as Taenia solium, a zoonotic parasite whose larval stage causes epilepsy and economic...

    Authors: Francesco Pizzitutti, Gabrielle Bonnet, Eloy Gonzales-Gustavson, Sarah Gabriël, William K. Pan, Armando E. Gonzalez, Hector H. Garcia and Seth E. O’Neal
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:410
  32. The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii encodes a dozen Rab proteins, which are parts of the small GTPase superfamily and regulate intracellular membrane trafficking. Our previous study showed that depletion of ...

    Authors: Kai He, Qiangqiang Wang, Xuwen Gao, Tao Tang, Huiyong Ding and Shaojun Long
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:409
  33. Malaria transmission in Africa is facilitated by multiple species of Anopheles mosquitoes. These vectors have different behaviors and vectorial capacities and are affected differently by vector control interventi...

    Authors: Betwel J. Msugupakulya, Naomi H. Urio, Mohammed Jumanne, Halfan S. Ngowo, Prashanth Selvaraj, Fredros O. Okumu and Anne L. Wilson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:408
  34. Alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is a lethal zoonosis caused by the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis. The disease is difficult to treat, and an effective therapeutic drug is urgently needed. Echinococcus mult...

    Authors: Huijiao Jiang, Xiaoyi Wang, Lijiao Guo, Xiaowu Tan, Xianwei Gui, Zhenyu Liao, Zhiwei Li, Xueling Chen and Xiangwei Wu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:407
  35. Local strains of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium pingshaense in Burkina Faso have demonstrated remarkable virulence against malaria vectors, positioning them as promising candidates for inclusion in the f...

    Authors: Issiaka Sare, Francesco Baldini, Mafalda Viana, Athanase Badolo, Florencia Djigma, Abdoulaye Diabate and Etienne Bilgo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:406
  36. Domestic dogs are susceptible to numerous vector-borne pathogens that are of significant importance for their health. In addition to being of veterinary importance, many of these pathogens are zoonotic and thu...

    Authors: Jenna R. Gettings, Christopher S. McMahan, Christopher A. Cleveland, Andrea Varela-Stokes, Kris Hubbard, Sarah A. Hamer, Heather S. Walden and Michael J. Yabsley
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:405
  37. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), a life-threatening neglected tropical disease, is targeted for elimination from Nepal by the year 2026. The national VL elimination program is still confronted with many challenges...

    Authors: Lalita Roy, Kristien Cloots, Surendra Uranw, Keshav Rai, Narayan R. Bhattarai, Tom Smekens, Rik Hendrickx, Guy Caljon, Epco Hasker, Murari L. Das and Wim Van Bortel
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:404
  38. Safe and effective vaccines are crucial for the control and eventual elimination of malaria. Novel approaches to optimize and improve vaccine efficacy are urgently required. Nanoparticle-based delivery platfor...

    Authors: Guixiang Yao, Hui Min, Xinxin Yu, Fei Liu, Liwang Cui and Yaming Cao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:403
  39. Cell fusing agent virus (CFAV) was the first insect-specific virus to be characterized, and has been reported to negatively influence the growth of arboviruses such as dengue, Zika, and La Cross, making it a p...

    Authors: Ningxin Zhou, Enjiong Huang, Xiaoxia Guo, Yiping Xiong, Jingwen Xie, Tong Cai, Yutong Du, Qixing Wu, Sihan Guo, Wanrong Han, Hengduan Zhang, Dan Xing, Tongyan Zhao and Yuting Jiang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:402
  40. Thelaziosis is a neglected vector-borne disease caused by parasitic nematode worms of the genus Thelazia which affects various hosts. Limited attention has been given to ungulate-associated Thelazia species. Curr...

    Authors: Vlad-Dan Cotuțiu, Angela Monica Ionică, Teodora Dan, Cristina Daniela Cazan, Silvia Diana Borșan, Carla Andreea Culda, Marian Mihaiu, Călin Mircea Gherman and Andrei Daniel Mihalca
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:400
  41. Ribosome biogenesis is the process of assembling ribosome complexes that regulate cell proliferation and differentiation with potential regulatory effects on development. Many factors regulate ribosome biologi...

    Authors: Huan Zhou, Wang Yuan, Weiqiang Lei, Taoxun Zhou, Peixi Qin, Biying Zhang and Min Hu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:399
  42. Urogenital schistosomiasis caused by the parasitic blood fluke Schistosoma haematobium is the most common form of that constitutes a majority of over 240 million schistosomiasis cases. The enigmatic absence of ur...

    Authors: Julius Tumusiime, Grace Kagoro-Rugunda, Casim Umba Tolo, Daisy Namirembe, Ruben Schols, Cyril Hammoud, Christian Albrecht and Tine Huyse
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:398
  43. Aedes albopictus is a vector of numerous devastating arboviruses and places heavy burdens on global public health. Chitin is one of the important components of cuticles and targeting chitin metabolism is a promis...

    Authors: Ruiling Zhang, Wenjuan Liu, Jingwen Fu and Zhong Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:397
  44. In Europe, canine babesiosis is most frequently caused by Babesia canis and Babesia vogeli, and occasionally by Babesia gibsoni.. In Germany, B. canis is recognized as endemic. The aims of this study were to asse...

    Authors: Ingo Schäfer, Christina Sabine Helm, Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna, Jürgen Krücken, Tanja Kottmann, Annette Holtdirk, Barbara Kohn, Guy Hendrickx, Cedric Marsboom and Elisabeth Müller
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:396
  45. Vector-borne diseases affecting humans, wildlife and livestock have significantly increased their incidence and distribution in the last decades. Because the interaction among vectors-parasite-vertebrate hosts...

    Authors: Carlos Mora-Rubio, Martina Ferraguti, Sergio Magallanes, Daniel Bravo-Barriga, Irene Hernandez-Caballero, Alfonso Marzal and Florentino de Lope
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:395
  46. In its ‘Road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021–2030’, the World Health Organization outlined its targets for control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and research needed to achieve ...

    Authors: Kenneth M. Pfarr, Anna K. Krome, Issraa Al-Obaidi, Hannah Batchelor, Michel Vaillant, Achim Hoerauf, Nicholas O. Opoku and Annette C. Kuesel
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:394
  47. Strongyloides stercoralis infection is a common neglected tropical disease distributed worldwide, mainly in tropical and subtropical climates. The impact of S. stercoralis infections on human health ranges from m...

    Authors: Beatriz Crego-Vicente, Begoña Febrer-Sendra, Arlette Nindia, Agostinho Pessela, Sandra Aixut, Joan Martínez-Campreciós, Alejandro Mediavilla, Aroa Silgado, Elena Sulleiro, Begoña Treviño, Israel Molina, Antonio Muro, Fernando Salvador and Pedro Fernández-Soto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:393
  48. Among hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae), the genus Ixodes comprises the highest number of species, which in turn are most numerous in the Afrotropical zoogeographic region. In South Africa extensive morphological stud...

    Authors: Sándor Hornok, Jenő Kontschán, Nóra Takács, Heloise Heyne, Áron Botond Kovács, Olivier Plantard, Gergő Keve, Denis Fedorov, Miklós Gyuranecz and Ali Halajian
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:392

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