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  1. Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is recognized as one of the most prevalent zoonotic diseases in Bosnia and Herzegovina. However, no systemic investigation of the genetic diversity of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato...

    Authors: Adnan Hodžić, Amer Alić, Amir Spahić, Josef Harl and Relja Beck
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:457
  2. In mice, liver fibrosis is the most serious pathologic change during Schistosoma japonicum (S. japonicum) infection. Schistosomiasis is mainly characterized by schistosome egg-induced granulomatous fibrosis. Hepa...

    Authors: Ping Huang, Huihui Ma, Yun Cao, Tingzheng Zhan, Tingting Zhang, Xinyi Wang, Yanan Zhang, Jing Xu and Chaoming Xia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:456
  3. Several reports suggest a further spread of besnoitiosis to countries in which Besnoitia besnoiti-infected bovine herds have not been noticed yet. Cattle infected without clinical signs may represent reservoirs. ...

    Authors: Gereon Schares, Andrea Bärwald, Marie-Astrid Vernet, Frédéric Bernard, Béatrice Blanchard and Philippe Coppe
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:455
  4. Toxoplasma gondii is known as the most successful parasite, which can regulate the host immune response through a variety of ways to achieve immune escape. We previously reported that a novel gene wx2 of T. gondi...

    Authors: Zhenrong Ma, Zhuolin Li, Ruolan Jiang, Xuanwu Li, Kang Yan, Ni Zhang, Bin Lu, Yehong Huang, Nouhoum Dibo and Xiang Wu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:454
  5. Hawaiʻi’s native forest avifauna is experiencing drastic declines due to climate change-induced increases in temperature encroaching on their upper-elevation montane rainforest refugia. Higher temperatures sup...

    Authors: Adam E. Vorsino and Zhiyong Xi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:453
  6. In the last years, research on feline cardio-pulmonary parasites has considerably increased in Europe. Not only domestic cats (Felis catus), but also European wildcats (Felis silvestris) can serve as definitive h...

    Authors: Katrin Bisterfeld, Marie-Kristin Raulf, Patrick Waindok, Andrea Springer, Johannes Lang, Michael Lierz, Ursula Siebert and Christina Strube
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:452
  7. The production of Plasmodium gametocytes in vitro is a real challenge. Many protocols have been described, but few have resulted in the production of viable and infectious gametocytes in sufficient quantities to ...

    Authors: Roukayatou Omorou, Ibrahim Bin Sa’id, Michael Delves, Carlo Severini, Yobouet Ines Kouakou, Anne-Lise Bienvenu and Stephane Picot
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:451
  8. Chagas disease is considered to be endemic in up to 40% of the territory of Colombia, and to date 27 triatomine species have been reported the country. The purpose of this study was to update the geographical ...

    Authors: Sergio Méndez-Cardona, Mario I. Ortiz, María Cristina Carrasquilla, Patricia Fuya, Felipe Guhl and Camila González
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:450
  9. Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a widespread zoonosis and a significant economic concern and cause of morbidity in humans. A scarcity of education on the sources of CE infection and containment measures is consi...

    Authors: Francesca Porcu, Cinzia Cantacessi, Giorgia Dessì, Maria Francesca Sini, Fahad Ahmed, Lia Cavallo, Francesca Nonnis, Katherine Gibson, Cecilia Varcasia, Gaelle Joanny, Antonio Scala, Claudia Tamponi and Antonio Varcasia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:449
  10. Malaria remains one of the most important infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, responsible for approximately 228 million cases and 602,000 deaths in 2020. In this region, malaria transmission is driven m...

    Authors: Brian Bartilol, Donwilliams Omuoyo, Jonathan Karisa, Kelly Ominde, Charles Mbogo, Joseph Mwangangi, Marta Maia and Martin Kibet Rono
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:448
  11. Tsetse control is considered an effective and sustainable tactic for the control of cyclically transmitted trypanosomosis in the absence of effective vaccines and inexpensive, effective drugs. The sterile inse...

    Authors: Mouhamadou M. Dieng, Antonios A. Augustinos, Güler Demirbas-Uzel, Vangelis Doudoumis, Andrew G. Parker, George Tsiamis, Robert L. Mach, Kostas Bourtzis and Adly M. M. Abd-Alla
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:447
  12. The Ibizan Hound is a canine breed native to the Mediterranean region, where leishmaniosis is an endemic zoonosis. Several studies indicate low prevalence of this disease in these dogs but the underlying molec...

    Authors: Luis Álvarez, Pablo-Jesús Marín-García and Lola Llobat
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:445
  13. Despite decades of community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI), onchocerciasis transmission persists in Cameroon and has been associated with increased risk for epilepsy in endemic communities. We inve...

    Authors: Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo, Leonard Ngarka, Wepnyu Yembe Njamnshi, Peter Ayuk Enyong, Anne-Cécile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek and Alfred Kongnyu Njamnshi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:444
  14. Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) serve as natural reservoirs for many zoonotic pathogens worldwide, including vector-borne pathogens. However, bat-associated parasitic arthropods and their microbiota are thus far not ...

    Authors: Anton Vlaschenko, Cristian Răileanu, Oliver Tauchmann, Denys Muzyka, Valeria Bohodist, Serhii Filatov, Olena Rodenko, Ihor Tovstukha and Cornelia Silaghi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:443
  15. Plasmodium knowlesi has become a major public health concern in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, where it is now the only cause of indigenous malaria. The importance of P. knowlesi has spurred on a series of studies on t...

    Authors: Tock H. Chua, Benny Obrain Manin and Kimberly Fornace
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:442
  16. Cryptosporidium species are zoonotic protozoans that are important causes of diarrhoeal disease in both humans and animals. Non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) play an important role in the innate immune defense against Cry...

    Authors: Lulu Sun, Juanfeng Li, Fujie Xie, Shanbo Wu, Tianren Shao, Xiaoying Li, Junqiang Li, Fuchun Jian, Sumei Zhang, Changshen Ning, Longxian Zhang and Rongjun Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:441
  17. Hepatozoon spp. is the causative agent of a vector-borne parasitic disease in many animal species. In felids, Hepatozoon felis, Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon silvestris have been molecularly isolated. Hepatozoo...

    Authors: Giulia Simonato, Vittoria Franco, Giovanna Salvatore, Simone Manzocchi, Giorgia Dotto, Simone Morelli, Marika Grillini, Laura Cavicchioli, Maria Elena Gelain and Eric Zini
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:440
  18. The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus is responsible for the transmission of many arboviruses worldwide and is well adapted to thrive in urban environments. In mainland France, a nonendemic area, this mosquit...

    Authors: Pénélope Duval, Claire Valiente Moro and Christina Aschan-Leygonie
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:439
  19. Praziquantel is the drug of choice for treating the tapeworm Dipylidium caninum in dogs; however, resistance is possible, and regular, non-targeted administration of praziquantel may select for anthelminthic-resi...

    Authors: John P. Loftus, Andrew Acevedo, Dwight D. Bowman, Janice L. Liotta, Timothy Wu and Melinda Zhu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:438
  20. Accurate identification of mosquito species is essential for the development and optimization of strategies to control mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases. Problems with the morphological identification of ...

    Authors: Md Monirul Hoque, Matthew John Valentine, Patrick John Kelly, Subarna Barua, Daniel Felipe Barrantes Murillo and Chengming Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:437
  21. Although the Republic of Namibia has significantly reduced malaria transmission, regular outbreaks and persistent transmission impede progress towards elimination. Towards an understanding of the protective ef...

    Authors: Tabeth Mwema, Ophilia Lukubwe, Rosalia Joseph, Deodatus Maliti, Iitula Iitula, Stark Katokele, Petrina Uusiku, Dennis Walusimbi, Sheila Barasa Ogoma, Munya Tambo, Cara Smith Gueye, Yasmin A. Williams, Elodie Vajda, Allison Tatarsky, Seth J. Eiseb, Davis R. Mumbengegwi…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:436
  22. Vector control interventions in sub-Saharan Africa rely on insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying. Insecticide resistance, poor coverage of interventions, poor quality nets and changes in vector...

    Authors: Harouna M. Soumare, Edgard Diniba Dabira, Muhammed M. Camara, Lamin Jadama, Pa Modou Gaye, Sainey Kanteh, Ebrima A. Jawara, Amie Kolleh Njie, Fatou Sanneh, Mamadou Ousman Ndiath, Steven W. Lindsay, Bakary Conteh, Sainey Ceesay, Nuredin Mohammed, Michael Ooko, John Bradley…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:435
  23. Babesia is an intraerythrocytic parasite often misdiagnosed as a malaria parasite, leading to inappropriate treatment of the disease especially in co-endemic areas. In recent years, optical diffraction tomography...

    Authors: Ernest Mazigo, Hojong Jun, Jeonghun Oh, Wasiq Malik, Johnsy Mary Louis, Tong-Soo Kim, Se Jin Lee, Sunghun Na, Wanjoo Chun, Won Sun Park, Yong-Keun Park, Eun-Taek Han, Min-Jae Kim and Jin-Hee Han
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:434
  24. The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., is a hematophagous ectoparasite that was a common pest in poultry farms through the 1960s. Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and organophosphates eradicated most infe...

    Authors: Maria A. González-Morales, Andrea E. Thomson, Olivia A. Petritz, Rocio Crespo, Ahmed Haija, Richard G. Santangelo and Coby Schal
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:431
  25. Estimation of the composition and densities of mosquito species populations is crucial for monitoring the epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases and provide information on local vectors to public health offic...

    Authors: Jonathan Karisa, Kelly Ominde, Simon Muriu, Vanessa Munyao, Kioko Mwikali, Lawrence Babu, Zedekiah Ondieki, Brian Bartilol, Mercy Tuwei, Caroline Wanjiku, Marta Maia, Janet Midega, Martin Rono, Norbert Peshu, Charles Mbogo and Joseph M. Mwangangi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:430
  26. Plasmodium vivax rhoptry-associated membrane antigen (RAMA) is a glycophosphatidylinositol-anchored membrane protein currently under consideration as a malaria vaccine candidate. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies...

    Authors: Jieyun Ge, Qiubo Wang, Gangcheng Chen, Kokouvi Kassegne, Hangye Zhang, Jiali Yu, Jianxia Tang, Bo Wang, Feng Lu, Jun Cao, Eun-Taek Han and Yang Cheng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:428
  27. The infraorder Rhigonematomorpha comprises a group of obligate parasitic nematodes of millipedes (Arthropoda: Diplopoda). The current species identification of Rhigonematomorpha nematodes remains mainly based ...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Lian-Di Wang, Koichi Hasegawa, Seiya Nagae, Hui-Xia Chen, Lin-Wei Li and Liang Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:427
  28. Insecticide resistance (IR) monitoring is essential for evidence-based control of mosquito-borne diseases. While widespread pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles and Aedes species has been described in many countrie...

    Authors: Michelle Katusele, Solomon Lagur, Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Samuel Demok, Joelyn Goi, Naomi Vincent, Muker Sakur, Absalom Dau, Lemen Kilepak, Stephen Gideon, Christine Pombreaw, Leo Makita, Ary Hoffmann, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman and Stephan Karl
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:426
  29. Equine thelaziosis is a neglected vector-borne parasitic disease in modern veterinary medicine, lacking recent reports. It is transmitted by Musca autumnalis, and potentially other Muscidae species, by ingesting ...

    Authors: Vlad-Dan Cotuțiu, Angela Monica Ionică, Menelaos Lefkaditis, Cristina Daniela Cazan, Alina Diana Hașaș and Andrei Daniel Mihalca
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:425
  30. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide. Although STIs may be asymptomatic in many cases, they can cause ...

    Authors: Iwona Lesiak-Markowicz, Claudia Tscherwizek, Wolfgang Pöppl, Gerhard Mooseder, Julia Walochnik and Ursula Fürnkranz
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:424
  31. The common house mosquito Culex pipiens is known to be a major vector for West Nile virus. In order to decrease risks of West Nile virus outbreaks in Europe, insecticides and the bio-larvicide Bacillus thuringien...

    Authors: Stien Vereecken, Adwine Vanslembrouck, Isabelle Marie Kramer and Ruth Müller
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:423
  32. Mosquitoes are responsible for disease transmission worldwide. They possess the ability to discriminate between different ecological resources, including nectar sources, animal hosts and oviposition sites, a f...

    Authors: Amir Dekel, Evyatar Sar-Shalom, Yuri Vainer, Esther Yakir and Jonathan D. Bohbot
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:422
  33. Estimating human exposure to mosquito vectors is crucial for the prediction of malaria transmission and intervention impact. The human landing catch method is frequently used to directly measure estimate expos...

    Authors: Victoria Githu, Maneno E. Baravuga, Asiya Mbarawa, Hajirani M. Msuya, Yeromin P. Mlacha, Prosper P. Chaki, Samson Kiware, Nosrat Mirzai, Heather M. Ferguson and Nicodem J. Govella
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:420
  34. Ovine psoroptic mange (sheep scab) is an infectious condition caused by an allergen-induced hypersensitivity response to the mite Psoroptes ovis. Infestation results in clinical disease, economic loss and welfare...

    Authors: Chloe Makepeace, Emily Joanne Nixon, Stewart T. G. Burgess, Lesley Stubbings and Richard Wall
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:419
  35. Loa loa microfilariae circulate in the peripheral blood of human hosts following a diurnal periodicity, with maximal microfilaremia levels generally observed between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Few studies have assesse...

    Authors: Jérémy T. Campillo, Frédéric Louya, Paul Bikita, François Missamou, Sébastien D. S. Pion, Michel Boussinesq and Cédric B. Chesnais
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:417
  36. Malaria in western Kenya is currently characterized by sustained high Plasmodial transmission and infection resurgence, despite positive responses in some areas following intensified malaria control interventi...

    Authors: Benyl M. Ondeto, Xiaoming Wang, Harrysone Atieli, Daibin Zhong, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Pauline Winnie Orondo, Kevin O. Ochwedo, Collince J. Omondi, Simon M. Muriu, David O. Odongo, Horace Ochanda, James Kazura, Andrew K. Githeko and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:416
  37. Large populations of unowned cats constitute an animal welfare, ecological, societal and public health issue worldwide. Their relocation and homing are currently carried out in many parts of the world with the...

    Authors: Ricardo Guillermo Maggi, Vicky Halls, Friederike Krämer, Michael Lappin, Maria Grazia Pennisi, Andrew S. Peregrine, Xavier Roura, Bettina Schunack, Valeria Scorza, Séverine Tasker, Gad Baneth, Patrick Bourdeau, Dwight D. Bowman, Edward B. Breitschwerdt, Gioia Capelli, Luís Cardoso…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:415
  38. Mosquito species belonging to the genus Aedes have attracted the interest of scientists and public health officers because of their capacity to transmit viruses that affect humans. Some of these species were brou...

    Authors: Daniele Da Re, Wim Van Bortel, Friederike Reuss, Ruth Müller, Sebastien Boyer, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Daniele Arnoldi, Giovanni Marini, Annapaola Rizzoli, Gregory L’Ambert, Guillaume Lacour, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt, Sophie O. Vanwambeke and Matteo Marcantonio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:414
  39. Schistosoma japonicum infection is an important public health problem, imposing heavy social and economic burdens in 78 countries worldwide. However, the mechanism of transition from chronic to advanced S. japoni...

    Authors: Chen Zhou, Junhui Li, Chen Guo, Zhaoqin Zhou, Zhen Yang, Yu Zhang, Jie Jiang, Yu Cai, Jie Zhou and Yingzi Ming
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:413
  40. Leishmania infections span a range of clinical syndromes and impact humans from many geographic foci, but primarily the world’s poorest regions. Transmitted by the bite of a female sand fly, Leishmania infections...

    Authors: Ineka Gow, Nicholas C. Smith, Damien Stark and John Ellis
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:412
  41. Haemaphysalis flava is a hematophagous ectoparasite that acquires the nutrition needed for development and reproduction by sucking blood and digesting the blood meal. During blood-sucking and blood-meal digestion...

    Authors: Yu-Ke Liu, Guo-Hua Liu, Lei Liu, Ai-Bing Wang, Tian-Yin Cheng and De-Yong Duan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:411
  42. The Geshiyaro project is a 5-year intervention to assess the impact of community- and school-based water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) interventions on reducing infection with soil-transmitted helminths (STH...

    Authors: Anna E. Phillips, Alison K. Ower, Kalkidan Mekete, Ewnetu Firdawek Liyew, Rosie Maddren, Habtamu Belay, Melkie Chernet, Ufaysa Anjulo, Birhan Mengistu, Mihretab Salasibew, Geremew Tasew and Roy Anderson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:410
  43. Gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) control is traditionally achieved with the use of anthelmintic drugs, however due to regulations in organic farming and the rise in anthelmintic resistance, alternatives are sou...

    Authors: Francesca Shepherd, Caroline Chylinski, Michael R. Hutchings, Joana Lima, Ross Davidson, Robert Kelly, Alastair Macrae, Juha-Pekka Salminen, Marica T. Engström, Veronika Maurer, Håvard Steinshamn, Susanne Fittje, Angela Morell Perez, Rocío Rosa García and Spiridoula Athanasiadou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:409
  44. Parasitic nematodes, including large roundworms colloquially known as ascarids, affect the health and well-being of livestock animals worldwide. The equine ascarids, Parascaris spp., are important parasites of ju...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Cain, Jamie K. Norris, Nichol E. Ripley, Parul Suri, Constance A. Finnerty, Holli S. Gravatte and Martin K. Nielsen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:408

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