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  1. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are the main vectors of highly pathogenic viruses for humans, such as dengue (DENV), chikungunya (CHIKV), and Zika (ZIKV), which cause febrile, hemorrhagic, and neurological dis...

    Authors: Marcela Gómez, David Martinez, Marina Muñoz and Juan David Ramírez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:287
  2. The genus Rickettsia contains the lineages spotted fever group (SFG), typhus group (TG), and transitional group (TRG). The spotted fever group Rickettsia (SFGR) is transmitted by ticks. The tick species Dermacent...

    Authors: Zheng Gui, Hao Cai, Dong-Dong Qi, Shun Zhang, Shao-Yin Fu, Jing-Feng Yu, Xiao-Yan Si, Ting Cai and Rui Mao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:286
  3. The entomological inoculation rate (EIR) is one of the key indices used to evaluate malaria transmission and vector control interventions. One of the components of the EIR is the sporozoite rate in Anopheles vect...

    Authors: Chutipong Sukkanon, Frederick Ramirez Masangkay, Wanida Mala, Kwuntida Uthaisar Kotepui, Polrat Wilairatana, Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap and Manas Kotepui
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:285
  4. Toxoplasma gondii has been reported to be associated with higher mortality in patients with schizophrenia. This study aimed to explore the relationship between T. gondii infection and 25-year mortality based on d...

    Authors: Jiaofeng Huang, Jiaolong Zheng, Bang Liu, Lingling Lu, Haicong Wu, Su Lin and Dongliang Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:284
  5. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS), one kind of tick-borne acute infectious disease, is caused by a novel bunyavirus. The relationship between meteorological factors and infectious diseases is ...

    Authors: Zijiang Wang, Shiting Yang, Li Luo, Xiaohao Guo, Bin Deng, Zeyu Zhao, Jia Rui, Shanshan Yu, Bin Zhao, Yifang Wang, Jingyi Chen, Yingwei Sun, Tianmu Chen and Xinyu Feng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:283
  6. Histidine acid phosphatase (HAP), a member of the histidine phosphatase superfamily, is widely found in parasites and is also a potential vaccine antigen or drug target. However, the biological function of HAP...

    Authors: Zhaohai Wen, Zhaoying Zhang, Kalibixiati Aimulajiang, Muhammad Tahir Aleem, Jiajun Feng, Meng Liang, Mingmin Lu, Lixin Xu, Xiaokai Song, Xiangrui Li and Ruofeng Yan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:282
  7. Monitoring the biological attributes of mosquitoes is critical for understanding pathogen transmission and estimating the impacts of vector control interventions on the survival of vector species. Infrared spe...

    Authors: Jacqueline N. Mgaya, Doreen J. Siria, Faraja E. Makala, Joseph P. Mgando, John-Mary Vianney, Emmanuel P. Mwanga and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:281
  8. Colonization of large part of Europe by the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus is causing autochthonous transmission of chikungunya and dengue exotic arboviruses. While pyrethroids are recommended only to redu...

    Authors: Verena Pichler, Beniamino Caputo, Vera Valadas, Martina Micocci, Cintia Horvath, Chiara Virgillito, Mustafa Akiner, Georgios Balatsos, Christelle Bender, Gilles Besnard, Daniel Bravo-Barriga, Rubén Bueno-Mari, Francisco Collantes, Sarah Delacour-Estrella, Enkelejda Dikolli, Elena Falcuta…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:280
  9. Toxocara canis is a cosmopolitan parasite with a significant adverse impact on the health of humans and animals. The spleen is a major immune organ that plays essential roles in protecting the host against variou...

    Authors: Yue Xu, Wen-Bin Zheng, Hao-Yu Li, Lang Cai, Yang Zou, Shi-Chen Xie, Xing-Quan Zhu and Hany M. Elsheikha
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:279
  10. In malaria endemic countries, seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) interventions are performed during the high malaria transmission in accordance with epidemiological surveillance data. In this study we prop...

    Authors: Mady Cissoko, Issaka Sagara, Jordi Landier, Abdoulaye Guindo, Vincent Sanogo, Oumou Yacouba Coulibaly, Pascal Dembélé, Sokhna Dieng, Cedric S. Bationo, Issa Diarra, Mahamadou H. Magassa, Ibrahima Berthé, Abdoulaye Katilé, Diahara Traoré, Nadine Dessay and Jean Gaudart
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:278
  11. Dengue is a major public health problem in Sri Lanka. Aedes vector surveillance and monitoring of larval indices are routine, long-established public health practices in the country. However, the association betw...

    Authors: Prasad Liyanage, Yesim Tozan, Hasitha Aravinda Tissera, Hans J. Overgaard and Joacim Rocklöv
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:277
  12. Toxoplasma gondii is a neurotropic single-celled parasite that can infect mammals, including humans. Central nervous system infection with T. gondii infection can lead to Toxoplasma encephalitis. Toxoplasma infec...

    Authors: Cudjoe Obed, Minmin Wu, Ying Chen, Ran An, Haijian Cai, Qingli Luo, Li Yu, Jie Wang, Fang Liu, Jilong Shen and Jian Du
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:276
  13. Avian haemosporidia infect both domestic and wild birds, causing anemia, acute tissue degeneration, and depopulation in wild birds. Poultry and wild birds have been reported as common reservoirs of haemosporid...

    Authors: Zhao Li, Xiao-Xia Ren, Yin-Jiao Zhao, Lian-Tao Yang, Bo-fang Duan, Na-Ying Hu, Feng-Cai Zou, Xing-Quan Zhu, Jun-Jun He and Qi-Shuai Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:275
  14. Infection of Neospora caninum, an important obligate intracellular protozoan parasite, causes reproductive dysfunctions (e.g. abortions) in ruminants (e.g. cattle, sheep and goats), leading to serious economic lo...

    Authors: De-Liang Tao, Shan-Shan Zhao, Jin-Ming Chen, Xi Chen, Xin Yang, Jun-Ke Song, Qun Liu and Guang-Hui Zhao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:274
  15. Gaining insight into molecular signalling pathways of socioeconomically important parasitic nematodes has implications for understanding their molecular biology and for developing novel anthelmintic interventi...

    Authors: Jack Adderley, Tao Wang, Guangxu Ma, Yuanting Zheng, Neil D. Young, Christian Doerig and Robin B. Gasser
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:273
  16. Encystation of the protoscoleces (PSCs) of Echinococcus granulosus is the main cause of secondary hydatid dissemination in the intermediate host. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) can transfer miRNAs into parasite cel...

    Authors: Jian Gao, Xuan Zhou, Ling Liu, Guodong Lv, Qiulian Hou, Xiaofan Zhang and Yujuan Shen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:272
  17. The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii is a major concern for human and animal health. Although the metabolic understanding of toxoplasmosis has increased in recent years, the analysis of metabolic alterations ...

    Authors: Chun-Xue Zhou, Ling-Yu Li, Cui-Qin Huang, Xu-Dong Guo, Xu-Dian An, Fang-Fang Luo and Wei Cong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:271
  18. Rhodnius prolixus is an important vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, the causal agent of Chagas disease in humans. Despite the medical importance of this and other triatomine vectors, the study of their immune response...

    Authors: Nicolas Salcedo-Porras, Pedro Lagerblad Oliveira, Alessandra Aparecida Guarneri and Carl Lowenberger
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:269
  19. Liver fibrosis is thought to have a close relationship with lipid profile. The possible association between lipids and liver fibrosis of different etiologies has been widely explored. However, the association...

    Authors: Yang Liu, PengPeng Zhang, JunHui Li, Hao Li, Chen Zhou, Yu Zhang and YingZi Ming
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:268
  20. Sequencing parasite genomes in the presence of host DNA is challenging. Sequence capture can overcome this problem by using RNA probes that hybridize with the parasite DNA and then are removed from solution, t...

    Authors: Vincenzo A. Ellis, Victor Kalbskopf, Arif Ciloglu, Mélanie Duc, Xi Huang, Abdullah Inci, Staffan Bensch, Olof Hellgren and Vaidas Palinauskas
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:267
  21. Fleas are the most economically significant blood-feeding ectoparasites worldwide. Ctenocephalides felis and Pulex irritans can parasitize various animals closely related to humans and are of high veterinary sign...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Yu Nie, Le-Yan Li, Shu-Yu Chen, Guo-Hua Liu and Wei Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:266
  22. Sand flies vector several human pathogens, including Leishmania species, which cause leishmaniases. A leishmaniasis vaccine does not yet exist, so the most common prevention strategies involve personal protection...

    Authors: Nayma Romo Bechara, Gideon Wasserberg and Kasie Raymann
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:265
  23. Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) represent an emerging global threat to public health due to the geographical expansion of arthropod vectors. The study aims to assess the seroprevalence of selected vector-borne pa...

    Authors: Angela Stufano, Roberta Iatta, Giovanni Sgroi, Hamid Reza Jahantigh, Francesco Cagnazzo, Agnes Flöel, Guglielmo Lucchese, Daniela Loconsole, Francesca Centrone, Jairo Alfonso Mendoza-Roldan, Maria Chironna, Domenico Otranto and Piero Lovreglio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:264
  24. The aim of this study was to gain an understanding of the transcriptomic changes that occur in a wild species when infected with Toxoplasma gondii. The masked palm civet, an artifically domesticated animal, was u...

    Authors: Hao Yuan, Xiu-Xiang Zhang, Zi-Peng Yang, Xiao-Hu Wang, Yasser S. Mahmmod, Pian Zhang, Zi-Jing Yan, Yan-Yun Wang, Zhao-Wen Ren, Qing-Yong Guo and Zi-Guo Yuan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:263
  25. Phlebotomine sand flies are vectors of Leishmania parasites, which are the causative agents of leishmaniasis. Herein, we developed an amplicon-based next-generation sequencing (Amp-NGS) to characterize sand flies...

    Authors: Abedelmajeed Nasereddin, Suheir Ereqat, Amer Al-Jawabreh, Mohamad Taradeh, Ibrahim Abbasi, Hanan Al-Jawabreh, Samer Sawalha and Ziad Abdeen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:262
  26. The rapid worldwide spreading of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus is expanding the risk of arboviral diseases transmission, pointing out the urgent need to improve monitoring and control of mosquito vector popu...

    Authors: Sara Buezo Montero, Paolo Gabrieli, Anne Poinsignon, Bi Zamble Hubert Zamble, Fabrizio Lombardo, Franck Remoue and Bruno Arcà
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:260
  27. Providing protection from malaria vector bites, both indoors and outdoors, is crucial to curbing malaria parasite transmission. Screening of house entry points, especially with incorporated insecticides, confe...

    Authors: Margaret Mendi Njoroge, Alexandra Hiscox, Adam Saddler, Willem Takken, Joop J. A. van Loon and Ulrike Fillinger
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:259
  28. The Indonesian Republic plans to relocate its capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan, Borneo Island, in the next few years. This relocation may be associated with deforestation, decreased biodiversity, and an...

    Authors: Ibrahim Bin Said, Yobouet Ines Kouakou, Roukayatou Omorou, Anne-Lise Bienvenu, Kamruddin Ahmed, Richard Culleton and Stephane Picot
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:258
  29. Triatomine elimination efforts and the interruption of domestic transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi are hampered by pyrethroid resistance. Fluralaner, a long-lasting ectoparasiticide administered to dogs, substanti...

    Authors: Ricardo Esteban Gürtler, Mariano Alberto Laiño, Alejandra Alvedro, Gustavo Fabián Enriquez, Natalia Paula Macchiaverna, María Sol Gaspe and Marta Victoria Cardinal
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:257
  30. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) participate in the humoral immune response of insects eliminating invasive microorganisms. The immune deficiency pathway (IMD) and Toll are the main pathways by which the synthesi...

    Authors: Alvarado-Delgado Alejandro, Juárez-Palma Lilia, Maritinez-Bartneche Jesús and Rodriguez Mario Henry
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:256
  31. The consumption of uncooked or undercooked food from infected intermediate hosts can result in Toxoplasma gondii infection in humans. However, few studies have investigated the genetic diversity of this protozoan...

    Authors: Afsaneh Amouei, Shahabeddin Sarvi, Azadeh Mizani, Mohammad Bagher Hashemi-Soteh, Saeid Salehi, Javad Javidnia, Seyed Abdollah Hosseini, Fateme Amuei, Ahad Alizadeh, Shafigheh Shabanzade, Sara Gholami and Ahmad Daryani
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:255
  32. The development of resistance against insecticides in Aedes aegypti can lead to operational failures in control programs. Knowledge of the spatial and temporal trends of this resistance is needed to drive effecti...

    Authors: Miriam Palomino, Jesus Pinto, Pamela Yañez, Anali Cornelio, Luciana Dias, Quesia Amorim, Ademir Jesus Martins, Audrey Lenhart and Jose Bento Pereira Lima
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:254
  33. There is limited information about feline leishmaniosis (FeL) management in clinical practice. Leishmania infantum is the species of Leishmania most frequently reported in both dogs and cats in countries of the M...

    Authors: Maria Garcia-Torres, María Cristina López, Séverine Tasker, Michael Rex Lappin, Carles Blasi-Brugué and Xavier Roura
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:253
  34. Rhipicephalus microplus is the vector of deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not available. Therefore, disease control depends on tick vector control. However, R.

    Authors: Juan P. Wulff, Kevin B. Temeyer, Jason P. Tidwell, Kristie G. Schlechte, Caixing Xiong, Kimberly H. Lohmeyer and Patricia V. Pietrantonio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:252
  35. Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are biological vectors of livestock arboviruses that cause diseases with significant economic, social and welfare impacts. Within temperate regions, livestock m...

    Authors: Jessica Eleanor Stokes, Simon Carpenter, Christopher Sanders and Simon Gubbins
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:251
  36. Aedes japonicus is a mosquito species native to North-East Asia that was first found established outside its original geographic distribution range in 1998 and has since spread massively through North America and...

    Authors: Jakub Vojtíšek, Nele Janssen, Silvie Šikutová, Oldřich Šebesta, Helge Kampen and Ivo Rudolf
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:250
  37. The Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus is one of the most invasive species of mosquito. The prevalence of its apicomplexan gregarine parasite Ascogregarina taiwanensis is high in natural populations across bot...

    Authors: Edwige Martin, Laurent Vallon, Camille Da Silva Carvalho, Maxime Girard and Guillaume Minard
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:249
  38. Ticks are obligate hematophagous arthropods transmitting a wide range of pathogens to humans and animals. They also harbor a non-pathogenic microbiota, primarily in the ovaries and the midgut. In the previous ...

    Authors: Melina Garcia Guizzo, Kristyna Dolezelikova, Saraswoti Neupane, Helena Frantova, Alena Hrbatova, Barbora Pafco, Jessica Fiorotti, Petr Kopacek and Ludek Zurek
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:248
  39. Malaria control in Somaliland depends on the effective identification of potential malaria vectors, particularly those that may be invasive. The malaria vector Anopheles stephensi has been detected in multiple co...

    Authors: Said Ali, Jeanne N. Samake, Joseph Spear and Tamar E. Carter
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:247
  40. In sub-Saharan Africa there is widespread use of long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying to help control the densities of malaria vectors and decrease the incidence of malaria. This study w...

    Authors: Akua Obeng Forson, Isaac A. Hinne, Shittu B. Dhikrullahi, Isaac Kwame Sraku, Abdul Rahim Mohammed, Simon K. Attah and Yaw Asare Afrane
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:246
  41. Protozoan parasite secretions can be triggered by various modified media and diverse physicochemical stressors. Equally, host-parasite interactions are known to co-opt the exchange and secretion of soluble bio...

    Authors: Joshua Seun Olajide, Ling Xiong, Shunli Yang, Zigang Qu, Xiao Xu, Bin Yang, Jing Wang, Baohong Liu, Xueting Ma and Jianping Cai
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:245
  42. Malaria is a major global parasitic disease caused by species of the genus Plasmodium. Zygotes of Plasmodium spp. undergo meiosis and develop into tetraploid ookinetes, which differentiate into oocysts that under...

    Authors: Yasunaga Yoshikawa, Shunta Kimura, Akira Soga, Makoto Sugiyama, Aki Ueno, Hiroki Kondo, Zida Zhu, Kazuhiko Ochiai, Kazuhiko Nakayama, Jun Hakozaki, Kodai Kusakisako, Asako Haraguchi, Taisuke Kitano, Koichi Orino, Shinya Fukumoto and Hiromi Ikadai
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:244
  43. Infections by gastrointestinal nematodes cause significant economic losses and disease in both humans and animals worldwide. The discovery of novel anthelmintic drugs is crucial for maintaining control of thes...

    Authors: Elora Valderas-García, Cécile Häberli, María Álvarez-Bardón, Nerea Escala, Verónica Castilla-Gómez de Agüero, Jennifer de la Vega, Esther del Olmo, Rafael Balaña-Fouce, Jennifer Keiser and María Martínez-Valladares
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:243
  44. Although there is unprecedented interest in experimental human hookworm infection, details of hookworm manufacture and characterisation have been sparsely reported. In this report, we detail the production and...

    Authors: Paul R. Chapman, Stacey Llewellyn, Helen Jennings, Luke Becker, Paul Giacomin, Rodney McDougall, Jennifer Robson, Alex Loukas and James McCarthy
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:242
  45. Lyme borreliosis is the most prevalent vector-borne disease in Europe, and numbers might increase due to climate change. However, borreliosis is not notifiable in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), Germany. Hence, ...

    Authors: Annabell Coors, Max J. Hassenstein, Gérard Krause, Tobias Kerrinnes, Manuela Harries, Monique M. B. Breteler and Stefanie Castell
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:241
  46. In the last decade, an innovative approach has emerged for arthropod identification based on matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS). Increasing interest in ...

    Authors: Roland Bamou, Monique Melo Costa, Adama Zan Diarra, Ademir Jesus Martins, Philippe Parola and Lionel Almeras
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:240
  47. Rhodnius robustus and Rhodnius pictipes are vectors of Trypanosoma cruzi, the etiologic agent of Chagas disease (CD), that are found in the Brazilian Amazon region. Susceptibility to infection and vector competen...

    Authors: Ana Paula de Abreu, Hevillyn Fernanda Lucas da Silva, Marcella Paula Mansano Sarto, Giullia Ferreira Iunklaus, João Vitor Trovo, Nilma de Souza Fernandes, Ana Paula Margioto Teston and Max Jean de Ornelas Toledo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:239

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