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  1. Rabbit coccidiosis is a major disease caused by various Eimeria species and causes enormous economic losses to the rabbit industry. Coccidia infection has a wide impact on the gut microbiota and intestinal bioche...

    Authors: Xu Yuan, Jin Liu, Xiaofen Hu, Shanshan Yang, Shengwei Zhong, Tingyu Yang, Yunxiao Zhou, Guotong Zhao, Yijie Jiang and Yong Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:231
  2. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are a vital tool in the fight against malaria vectors. However, their efficacy in the field can be impacted by several factors, including patterns of usage, net age, mosq...

    Authors: Emilie S. Ngongang-Yipmo, Magellan Tchouakui, Benjamin D. Menze, Leon M. J. Mugenzi, Flobert Njiokou and Charles S. Wondji
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:230
  3. Vector control is still a pivotal method for preventing malaria, and its potency is weakened by the increasing resistance of vectors to chemical insecticides. As the most abundant and vital malaria vector in S...

    Authors: Yilong Zhang, Canglin Zhang, Linbo Wu, Chunhai Luo, Xiaofang Guo, Rui Yang and Yilong Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:229
  4. In the fight against mosquito-borne diseases, odour-based lures targeting gravid females represent a promising alternative to conventional tools for both reducing mosquito populations and monitoring pathogen t...

    Authors: Margaux Mulatier, Antoine Boullis and Anubis Vega-Rúa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:228
  5. In the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, sand flies and cases of visceral (VL) and cutaneous (CL) leishmaniases have been reported in almost all municipalities. The aim of this study was to analyze the geog...

    Authors: Herintha Coeto Neitzke-Abreu, Gabriel Barbosa Costa, Milena Nunes da Silva, Edith Palacio, Alexandre da Silva Cardoso, Paulo Silva de Almeida and Manoel Sebastião da Costa Lima-Junior
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:227
  6. Jamestown Canyon virus (JCV; Peribunyaviridae, Orthobunyavirus) is a mosquito-borne pathogen belonging to the California serogroup. The virus is endemic in North America and increasingly recognized as a public...

    Authors: Constentin Dieme, Laura D. Kramer and Alexander T. Ciota
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:226
  7. Blastocystis is a common intestinal protozoa found in animal and human fecal samples, with over 1 billion individuals infected worldwide. Since domestication, dogs and cats have had a close bond with humans. How...

    Authors: Morteza Shams, Laya Shamsi, Amirhosein Yousefi, Alireza Sadrebazzaz, Ali Asghari, Behnam Mohammadi-Ghalehbin, Saeed Shahabi and Gholamreza Hatam
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:225
  8. Tsetse flies can transmit various Trypanosoma spp. that cause trypanosomiasis in humans, wild animals, and domestic animals. Amplicon deep sequencing of the 12S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) gene can be used to detect mam...

    Authors: Ju Yeong Kim, Jun Ho Choi, Sung-Hyun Nam, Robert Fyumagwa and Tai-Soon Yong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:224
  9. Fleas (Insecta: Siphonaptera) are obligatory hematophagous ectoparasites of humans and animals and serve as vectors of many disease-causing agents. Despite past and current research efforts on fleas due to the...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Yi-Tian Fu, Chaoqun Yao, Yuan-Ping Deng, Yu Nie and Guo-Hua Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:223
  10. The incidence or recurrence of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) in animals and humans is increasing rapidly worldwide, but there is insufficient information about TBDs infecting dogs in Egypt. Thus, the present stud...

    Authors: Asmaa A. Hegab, Hussein M. Omar, Mai Abuowarda, Souzan G. Ghattas, Nisreen E. Mahmoud and Magdy M. Fahmy
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:222
  11. ICMR-Vector Control Research Centre, Puducherry, India, developed two colonies of Aedes aegypti infected with wMel and wAlbB Wolbacia strains called Ae. aegypti (Pud) lines for dengue control. The sensitivity of

    Authors: Kasinathan Gunasekaran, Candasamy Sadanandane, Devaraju Panneer, Ashwani Kumar, Manju Rahi, Sundaram Dinesh, Balakrishnan Vijayakumar, Muthuraman Krishnaraja, Sarala K. Subbarao and Purushothaman Jambulingam
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:221
  12. Malaria vector control using insecticide-based approaches has proven to be an effective strategy. However, widespread insecticide resistance among malaria vector populations across sub-Saharan Africa threatens...

    Authors: Justin Kumala, Lizette L. Koekemoer, Maureen Coetzee and Themba Mzilahowa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:220
  13. Onchocerciasis control using ivermectin alone has been achieved in some endemic savannah zones of Africa. In the forest regions, the co-endemicity with Loa loa has led to severe adverse events (SAEs) resulting in...

    Authors: Relindis Ekanya, Elisabeth Dibando Obie, Louise Hamill, Sophie Thorogood, Raphael Awah Abong, Abdel Jelil Njouendou, Andrew Amuam, Bertrand Lontum Ndzeshang, Desmond Akumtoh Nkimbeng, Jerome Fru Cho, Mathias Eyong Esum, Peter Enyong, Joseph D. Turner, Mark J. Taylor and Samuel Wanji
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:219
  14. Anopheles gambiae densovirus (AgDNV) is an insect-specific, single-stranded DNA virus that infects An. gambiae sensu stricto (s.s.), the major mosquito species responsible for transmitting malaria parasites throu...

    Authors: Kristine L. Werling, Rebecca M. Johnson, Hillery C. Metz and Jason L. Rasgon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:218
  15. Vector control is considered to be the most successful component of malaria prevention programs and a major contributor to the reduction of malaria incidence over the last two decades. However, the success of ...

    Authors: Stravensky Térence Boussougou-Sambe, Tamirat Gebru Woldearegai, Ange Gatien Doumba-Ndalembouly, Barclaye Ngossanga, Romuald Beh Mba, Jean Ronald Edoa, Jeannot Fréjus Zinsou, Yabo Josiane Honkpehedji, Ulysse Ateba Ngoa, Jean Claude Dejon-Agobé, Steffen Borrmann, Peter G. Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller and Ayôla A. Adegnika
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:217
  16. The exact number of mosquito species relevant to human health is unknown, posing challenges in understanding the scope and breadth of vector–pathogen relationships, and how resilient mosquito vector–pathogen n...

    Authors: Donald A. Yee, Catherine Dean Bermond, Limarie J. Reyes-Torres, Nicole S. Fijman, Nicole A. Scavo, Joseph Nelsen and Susan H. Yee
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:216
  17. The magnitude of the health problems caused by leishmaniasis has been a major driving factor behind the development and implementation of leishmaniasis control programs by the national authorities in Iran, wit...

    Authors: Zahra Rezaei, Bahman Pourabbas, Sadaf Asaei, Shima Sepehrpour, Sara Ahmadnia Motlagh, Parham Pourabbas, Samaneh Abdolahi Khasibi and Abdolvahab Alborzi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:215
  18. The Junggar Basin plague focus was the most recently identified natural plague focus in China. Through extensive field investigations, great gerbils (Rhombomys opimus) have been confirmed as the main host in this...

    Authors: Wenting Mou, Bo Li, Xiaojun Wang, Ying Wang, Peihua Liao, Xiaobing Zhang, Youjun Gui, Guliayi Baokaixi, Yongjun Luo, Mukedaisi Aihemaijiang, Qiguo Wang and Feng Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:214
  19. Agricultural pesticides may exert strong selection pressures on malaria vectors during the aquatic life stages and may contribute to resistance in adult mosquitoes. This could reduce the performance of key vec...

    Authors: Naomi H. Urio, Polius G. Pinda, Amos J. Ngonzi, Letus L. Muyaga, Betwel J. Msugupakulya, Marceline Finda, Godfrey S. Matanila, Winifrida Mponzi, Halfan S. Ngowo, Najat F. Kahamba, Theresia E. Nkya and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:213
  20. Leishmaniasis is a neglected infectious disease caused by protozoa of the genus Leishmania. The disease generally manifests as characteristic skin lesions which require lengthy treatment with antimonial drugs tha...

    Authors: Jila Sherafati, Mohammad Saaid Dayer and Fatemeh Ghaffarifar
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:212
  21. Classically, dogs have been considered to be the only reservoir of leishmaniasis in urban areas. However, in a previous study, we found a 33.3% prevalence of Leishmania infantum in the spleens of Norway rats (Rat...

    Authors: María Teresa Galán-Puchades, Jennifer Solano, Gloria González, Antonio Osuna, Jordi Pascual, Rubén Bueno-Marí, Sandra Franco, Víctor Peracho, Tomás Montalvo and Màrius V. Fuentes
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:211
  22. Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is the principal cause of mosquito-borne encephalitis in human populations within Asia. If introduced into new geographic areas, it could have further implications for public ...

    Authors: Luis M. Hernández-Triana, Arran J. Folly, Sanam Sewgobind, Fabian Z. X. Lean, Stuart Ackroyd, Alejandro Nuñez, Sarah Delacour, Andrea Drago, Patrizia Visentin, Karen L. Mansfield and Nicholas Johnson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:210
  23. Although Plasmodium falciparum infection is largely documented and this parasite is the main target for malaria eradication, other Plasmodium species persist, and these require more attention in Africa. Informati...

    Authors: Jacques Dollon Mbama Ntabi, Abel Lissom, Jean Claude Djontu, Steve Diafouka-Kietela, Christevy Vouvoungui, Reauchelvy Kamal Boumpoutou, Jolivet Mayela, Daniel Nguiffo-Nguete, Francis Nongley Nkemngo, Cyrille Ndo, Romaric Akoton, Romuald Agonhossou, Arsène Lenga, Stravensky Terence Boussougou-Sambe, Luc Djogbénou, Charles Wondji…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:209
  24. Avian malaria is a vector-borne disease that is caused by Plasmodium parasites. These parasites are transmitted via mosquito bites and can cause sickness or death in a wide variety of birds, including many threat...

    Authors: Andrea Miranda Paez, Kayleigh Chalkowski, Sarah Zohdy and Janna R. Willoughby
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:208
  25. The implementation of anti-larval strategies in the fight against malaria vectors requires fundamental knowledge of their oviposition sites. The aim of this study was to assess the spatial and temporal distrib...

    Authors: Donald Hessou-Djossou, Innocent Djègbè, Koffi Mensah Ahadji-Dabla, Odilon M. Nonfodji, Geneviève Tchigossou, Rousseau Djouaka, Sylvie Cornelie, Luc Djogbenou, Martin Akogbeto and Fabrice Chandre
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:207
  26. Invasive mosquito species (IMS) and their associated mosquito-borne diseases are emerging in Europe. In Belgium, the first detection of Aedes albopictus (Skuse 1894) occurred in 2000 and of Aedes japonicus japoni...

    Authors: Isra Deblauwe, Katrien De Wolf, Jacobus De Witte, Anna Schneider, Ingrid Verlé, Adwine Vanslembrouck, Nathalie Smitz, Julie Demeulemeester, Thomas Van Loo, Wouter Dekoninck, Meryam Krit, Maxime Madder, Ruth Müller and Wim Van Bortel
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:206
  27. Plasmodium vivax reticulocyte binding protein 2b (PvRBP2b) plays a critical role in parasite invasion of reticulocytes by binding the transferrin receptor 1. PvRBP2b is a vaccine candidate based on the negative c...

    Authors: Xuexing Zhang, Haichao Wei, Yangminghui Zhang, Yan Zhao, Lin Wang, Yubing Hu, Wang Nguitragool, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, John Adams, Liwang Cui, Yaming Cao and Qinghui Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:205
  28. Raillietina species belong to the family Davaineidae, which parasitizes in a wide variety of mammals and birds, causing stunted growth, lethargy, emaciation, and digestive tract obstruction. However, only a limit...

    Authors: Merga Daba Tuli, Hongyi Li, Xi Pan, Song Li, Junqiong Zhai, Yajiang Wu, Wu Chen, Wanyi Huang, Yaoyu Feng, Lihua Xiao and Dongjuan Yuan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:204
  29. The population genetics of parasites may be influenced by host specificity, life cycle, host geographical range, evolutionary history, and host population structure. The nematode Aspidodera raillieti infects diff...

    Authors: Karina Varella, Roberto do Val Vilela, Rosana Gentile, Thiago dos Santos Cardoso, Sócrates Fraga da Costa-Neto and Arnaldo Maldonado Júnior
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:203
  30. Zoonotic leishmaniosis caused by Leishmania infantum is endemic in several countries of the Mediterranean Basin, Latin America, and Asia. Dogs are the main hosts and reservoirs of human infection. Thus, from a On...

    Authors: Carla Maia, Deborah Bittencourt Mothé Fraga, José Cristóvão, Lairton Souza Borja, Manuela da Silva Solcà, Lenea Campino, Patrícia Sampaio Tavares Veras and Luzia Gonçalves
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:202
  31. Integrated transmission assessment surveys (iTAS) have been recommended for evaluation of the transmission of both lymphatic filariasis (LF) and onchocerciasis as the prevalence of both diseases moves toward t...

    Authors: Ifeoma N. Anagbogu, Yisa A. Saka, Olabanji Ahmed Surakat, Chukwu Okoronkwo, Emmanuel Davies, Philip Oyale, Uwem Friday Ekpo, Uche V. Amazigo, Kira Barbre, Micheal Igbe, Audrey Nyior, Solomon M Jacob, Uduak Gideon Nteun and Zaiyanatu Abubakar Umar
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:201
  32. Some species of drosophilid flies belonging to the genus Phortica feed on ocular secretions of mammals, acting as biological vectors of the zoonotic eyeworm Thelazia callipaeda. This study describes an effective ...

    Authors: Ilaria Bernardini, Cristiana Poggi, Sara Manzi, Marcos Antonio Bezerra-Santos, Frédéric Beugnet, Josephus Fourie, Domenico Otranto and Marco Pombi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:200
  33. Aquatic ecosystems provide breeding sites for blood-sucking insects such as Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), but factors affecting their distribution and host choice are poorly understood. A s...

    Authors: Mikel A. González, Fátima Goiri, Sean W. J. Prosser, Aitor Cevidanes, Luis M. Hernández-Triana, Jesús F. Barandika, Paul D. N. Hebert and Ana L. García-Pérez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:199
  34. Brazilian spotted fever (BSF), the most lethal tick-borne disease in the Western Hemisphere, is caused by the bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii and transmitted by the bite of Amblyomma sculptum. Capybaras are consi...

    Authors: Debora Azevedo Borges, Yara Peluso Cid, Viviane de Sousa Magalhães, Melina Cardilo Campos Alves, Thais Paes Ferreira, Isabelle Vilela Bonfim, Emily Andressa Santos Lima, Juliana Pereira de Freitas and Fabio Barbour Scott
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:198
  35. The WHO has established a control strategy for Strongyloides stercoralis in school-aged children as well as targets and to maintain control programs for Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura and hookworms. Fo...

    Authors: Pedro Emanuel Fleitas, Sebastián Dario Kehl, Walter Lopez, Marina Travacio, Elvia Nieves, José Fernando Gil, Rubén Oscar Cimino and Alejandro Javier Krolewiecki
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:197
  36. Relapsing fever group Borrelia (RFGB) are motile spirochetes transmitted to mammalian or avian hosts through the bite of hematophagous arthropods, such as soft ticks (Argasidae), hard ticks (Ixodidae) and the hum...

    Authors: Álvaro A. Faccini-Martínez, Carlos Ramiro Silva-Ramos, Adriana M. Santodomingo, Alejandro Ramírez-Hernández, Francisco B. Costa, Marcelo B. Labruna and Sebastián Muñoz-Leal
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:196
  37. Ixodid ticks are important vectors for zoonotic pathogens, with Ixodes ricinus being the most important in Europe. Rodents are hosts of immature life stages of I. ricinus ticks and are considered main reservoirs ...

    Authors: Nina Król, Anna Obiegala, Christian Imholt, Charlotte Arz, Elisabeth Schmidt, Kathrin Jeske, Rainer Günter Ulrich, Zaida Rentería‑Solís, Jens Jacob and Martin Pfeffer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:195
  38. Components of the antioxidant defense system in Trypanosoma cruzi are potential targets for new drug development. Superoxide dismutases (SODs) constitute key components of antioxidant defense systems, removing ex...

    Authors: Jéssica Hickson, Lucas Felipe Almeida Athayde, Thainá Godinho Miranda, Policarpo Ademar Sales Junior, Anderson Coqueiro dos Santos, Lúcia Maria da Cunha Galvão, Antônia Cláudia Jácome da Câmara, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu, Rita de Cássia Moreira de Souza, Silvane Maria Fonseca Murta and Laila Alves Nahum
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:194
  39. Amblyomma sculptum is a hard tick that is associated with domestic animals and the transmission of Brazilian spotted fever. This association has motivated several field studies on this ixodid tick within its dist...

    Authors: Luiza Gabriella Ferreira de Paula, Rafael Moreira do Nascimento, Artur de Oliveira Franco, Matias Pablo Juan Szabó, Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Caio Monteiro and Felipe da Silva Krawczak
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:193
  40. Colon cancer is a common gastrointestinal tumor with a poor prognosis, and thus new therapeutic strategies are urgently needed. The antitumor effect of Plasmodium infection has been reported in some murine models...

    Authors: Xin Yao, Yujie Cao, Li Lu, Yuanxia Xu, Hao Chen, Chuanqi Liu, Dianyi Chen, Kexue Wang, Jingxiang Xu, Runqi Fang, Hui Xia, Jiangyan Li, Qiang Fang and Zhiyong Tao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:192
  41. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is mainly spread by Aedes aegypti. It is prevalent on five continents, predominantly in tropical and sub-tropical zones across the world. Wolbachia bacteria have been...

    Authors: Muhammad Sajjad Sarwar, Nusrat Jahan, Azeem Ali, Hafiz Kamran Yousaf and Iqra Munzoor
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:191
  42. Every year, more than 700,000 people die from vector-borne diseases, mainly transmitted by mosquitoes. Vector surveillance plays a major role in the control of these diseases and requires accurate and rapid ta...

    Authors: María I. González-Pérez, Bastian Faulhaber, Mark Williams, Josep Brosa, Carles Aranda, Nuria Pujol, Marta Verdún, Pancraç Villalonga, Joao Encarnação, Núria Busquets and Sandra Talavera
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:190
  43. Canine vector-borne disease (CVBD) has been an area of increasing interest in Europe over the last few decades, and there have been changes in the prevalence and distribution of many of these diseases. Monitor...

    Authors: Guadalupe Miró, Ian Wright, Helen Michael, Wade Burton, Evan Hegarty, Jaume Rodón, Jesse Buch, Nikola Pantchev and Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:189
  44. Cryptosporidium is one of the most prevalent parasites infecting both birds and mammals. To examine the prevalence of Cryptosporidium species and evaluate the public health significance of domestic chickens in Gu...

    Authors: Xuhui Lin, Luyao Xin, Meng Qi, Minyu Hou, Shenquan Liao, Nanshan Qi, Juan Li, Minna Lv, Haiming Cai, Junjing Hu, Jianfei Zhang, Xiangbo Ji and Mingfei Sun
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:188
  45. Changes in host phenotype following parasite infection are often considered as host manipulation when they seem advantageous for the parasite. However, putative cases of host manipulation by parasites are rare...

    Authors: Camille-Sophie Cozzarolo, Romain Pigeault, Julie Isaïa, Jérôme Wassef, Molly Baur, Olivier Glaizot and Philippe Christe
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:187
  46. The practice of agriculture in urban settings contributes to the rapid expansion of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors. However, there is still not enough information on pesticide usage in most urban se...

    Authors: Nadège Sonhafouo-Chiana, Leslie Diane Nkahe, Edmond Kopya, Parfait Herman Awono-Ambene, Samuel Wanji, Charles Sinclair Wondji and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:186
  47. Adenine nucleotide translocase (ANT) is a protein that catalyzes the exchange of ADP/ATP across the inner mitochondrial membrane. Beyond this, ANT is closely associated with cell death pathways and mitochondri...

    Authors: Yihan Wu, Zhu Ying, Jing Liu, Zhepeng Sun, Shuang Li and Qun Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:185
  48. Triatoma tibiamaculata is a species distributed in ten Brazilian states which has epidemiological importance as it has already been found infecting household areas. The taxonomy of this triatomine has been quite ...

    Authors: Isadora Freitas Bittinelli, Jader de Oliveira, Yago Visinho dos Reis, Amanda Ravazi, Fernanda Fernandez Madeira, Ana Beatriz Bortolozo de Oliveira, Giulia Montanari, Ana Julia Chaves Gomes, Laura Poloto Cesaretto, Isabella da Silva Massarin, Cleber Galvão, Maria Tercília Vilela de Azeredo-Oliveira, João Aristeu da Rosa and Kaio Cesar Chaboli Alevi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:184
  49. Yeast-encapsulated orange oil (YEOO) is a novel, ingestible larvicide that combines the benefits of a low-cost essential oil with yeast, an attractive food source for mosquito larvae. In this work, we investig...

    Authors: Patrick H. Kelly, Alexandra V. Yingling, Anwar Ahmed, Ivy Hurwitz and Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:183
  50. Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a neglected tropical disease (NTD). In 2000 the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF). A key component of this ...

    Authors: Hugo C. Turner, Eric A. Ottesen and Mark H. Bradley
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:181

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