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  1. To clarify the extent and putative transmission zone of bovine fasciolosis on the slopes of Mount Elgon, Uganda, conjoint parasitological and malacological surveys, inclusive of inspection of animals at slaugh...

    Authors: Alison Howell, Lawrence Mugisha, Juliet Davies, E James LaCourse, Jennifer Claridge, Diana JL Williams, Louise Kelly-Hope, Martha Betson, Narcis B Kabatereine and J Russell Stothard
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:196
  2. Dengue virus, which is transmitted by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the most important emerging viral disease, infecting more than 50 million people annually. Currently used sticky traps are useful tools for monito...

    Authors: Eloína Maria Mendonça de Santos, Maria Alice Varjal de Melo-Santos, Claudia Maria Fontes de Oliveira, Juliana Cavalcanti Correia and Cleide Maria Ribeiro de Albuquerque
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:195
  3. In this article, we review the epidemiology of East Coast fever (ECF), a tick-borne infection of cattle, in Kenya. The major factors associated with epidemiology of ECF include the agro-ecological zone (AEZ), ...

    Authors: John Gachohi, Rob Skilton, Frank Hansen, Priscilla Ngumi and Philip Kitala
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:194
  4. The epidemiology of malaria in the Senegal River Gorgol valley, southern Mauritania, requires particular attention in the face of ongoing and predicted environmental and climate changes. While “malaria cases” ...

    Authors: Sunkaru Touray, Hampâté Bâ, Ousmane Bâ, Mohamedou Koïta, Cheikh B Ould Ahmed Salem, Moussa Keïta, Doulo Traoré, Ibrahima Sy, Mirko S Winkler, Jürg Utzinger and Guéladio Cissé
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:193
  5. The aims of this study were to evaluate the host-tick-pathogen interface of Babesia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in restored areas in both questing and host-attached Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulat...

    Authors: Cornelia Silaghi, Dietlinde Woll, Dietmar Hamel, Kurt Pfister, Monia Mahling and Martin Pfeffer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:191
  6. Toxoplasma gondii is prevalent in most areas of the world and may cause abortions or neonatal complications in humans. As the only definitive host, cats play an important role in the epidemiology of the disease. ...

    Authors: Quan Wang, Wei Jiang, Yong-Jun Chen, Chun-Ying Liu, Jin-lei Shi and Xin-tong Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:190
  7. The reduction of malaria parasite transmission by preventing human-vector contact is critical in lowering disease transmission and its outcomes. This underscores the need for effective and long lasting arthrop...

    Authors: Eliningaya J Kweka, Stephen Munga, Aneth M Mahande, Shandala Msangi, Humphrey D Mazigo, Araceli Q Adrias and Jonathan R Matias
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:189
  8. Anopheles funestus is one of the major malaria vectors in tropical Africa. Because of several cycles of drought events that occurred during the 1970s, this species had disappeared from many parts of sahelian Afri...

    Authors: Badara Samb, Ibrahima Dia, Lassana Konate, Diego Ayala, Didier Fontenille and Anna Cohuet
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:188
  9. In this study, a total of 426 human faecal samples were examined for the presence of Entamoeba histolytica, Entamoeba dispar, Entamoeba moshkovskii infection via a combination of microscopic examination and neste...

    Authors: Romano Ngui, Lorainne Angal, Siti Aminah Fakhrurrazi, Yvonne Lim Ai Lian, Lau Yee Ling, Jamaiah Ibrahim and Rohela Mahmud
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:187
  10. Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular parasite with a significant impact on human health. Inside the mammalian and avian hosts, the parasite can undergo rapid development or remain inactive in the cysts. The mech...

    Authors: Jielin Wang, Xiaolei Liu, Boyin Jia, Huijun Lu, Shuai Peng, Xianyu Piao, Nan Hou, Pengfei Cai, Jigang Yin, Ning Jiang and Qijun Chen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:186
  11. The Natural History Museum (NHM) is developing a repository for schistosomiasis-related material, the Schistosomiasis Collection at NHM (SCAN) as part of its existing Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratory (WW...

    Authors: Aidan M Emery, Fiona E Allan, Muriel E Rabone and David Rollinson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:185
  12. The highest annual incidence of human tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in Sweden ever recorded by the Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (SMI) occurred last year, 2011. The number of TBE cases rec...

    Authors: Thomas GT Jaenson, Marika Hjertqvist, Tomas Bergström and Åke Lundkvist
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:184
  13. Canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) is caused by Leishmania infantum in all Mediterranean countries. The Leishmania parasite is transmitted by the bite of a corresponding sand fly vector and primarily maintained ...

    Authors: Omar Hamarsheh, Abedalmajeed Nasereddin, Safa Damaj, SamIr Sawalha, Hanan Al-Jawabreh, Kifaya Azmi, Ahmad Amro, Suheir Ereqat, Ziad Abdeen and Amer Al-Jawabreh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:183
  14. Schistosome and soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are recognized as major global public health problems, causing severe and subtle morbidity, including significant educational and nutritional effects ...

    Authors: Pauline NM Mwinzi, Susan P Montgomery, Chrispin O Owaga, Mariam Mwanje, Erick M Muok, John G Ayisi, Kayla F Laserson, Erick M Muchiri, W Evan Secor and Diana MS Karanja
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:182
  15. Anaplasma phagocytophilum infects a wide variety of hosts and causes granulocytic anaplasmosis in humans, horses and dogs and tick-borne fever in ruminants. Infection with A. phagocytophilum results in the modifi...

    Authors: Ruth C Galindo, Nieves Ayllón, Katja Strašek Smrdel, Mariana Boadella, Beatriz Beltrán-Beck, María Mazariegos, Nerea García, José M Pérez de la Lastra, Tatjana Avsic-Zupanc, Katherine M Kocan, Christian Gortazar and José de la Fuente
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:181
  16. Anaplasma phagocytophilum , the causative agent of granulocytic anaplasmosis, affects several species of wild and domesticated mammals, including horses. We used direct and indirect methods to compare and evaluat...

    Authors: Youmna M’ghirbi, Hèla Yaïch, Abderazek Ghorbel and Ali Bouattour
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:180
  17. Aelurostrongylus abstrusus is currently regarded as the main metastrongyloid infesting domestic cats, whereas the reports of Troglostrongylus spp. in domestic and wild felids largely remain anecdotic. This paper ...

    Authors: Emanuele Brianti, Gabriella Gaglio, Salvatore Giannetto, Giada Annoscia, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Donato Traversa and Domenico Otranto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:178
  18. Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is among the most important vector borne diseases of humans in Europe and is currently identified as a major health problem in many countries. TBE endemic zones have expanded over...

    Authors: Ashild Andreassen, Solveig Jore, Piotr Cuber, Susanne Dudman, Torstein Tengs, Ketil Isaksen, Hans Olav Hygen, Hildegunn Viljugrein, Gabriel Ånestad, Preben Ottesen and Kirsti Vainio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:177
  19. Sarcoptic mange caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei is a worldwide disease affecting both humans and animals. Here we report the molecular characterization and evaluation of a recombinant S. scabiei tropomyosin ...

    Authors: Runhui Zhang, Quwu Jise, Wanpeng Zheng, Yongjun Ren, Xiang Nong, Xuhang Wu, Xiaobin Gu, Shuxian Wang, Xuerong Peng, Songjia Lai and Guangyou Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:176
  20. The causative agent of yellow fever is an arbovirus of the Flaviviridae family transmitted by infected Aedes mosquitoes, particularly in Africa. In the Central African Republic since 2006, cases have been notifie...

    Authors: Carine Ngoagouni, Basile Kamgang, Alexandre Manirakiza, Auguste Nangouma, Christophe Paupy, Emmanuel Nakoune and Mirdad Kazanji
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:175
  21. Human and animal fascioliasis is emerging in many world regions, among which Andean countries constitute the largest regional hot spot and Peru the country presenting more human endemic areas. A survey was und...

    Authors: M Dolores Bargues, Patricio Artigas, Messaoud Khoubbane, Pedro Ortiz, Cesar Naquira and Santiago Mas-Coma
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:174
  22. Malaria is caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium. It is one of the leading causes of illness and death in the world. It is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. Over the past years, the disea...

    Authors: Abebe Alemu, Dagnachew Muluye, Mikrie Mihret, Meaza Adugna and Melkamu Gebeyaw
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:173
  23. Thyroid hormones (TH) modulate growth, development and differentiation and metabolic processes by interacting with thyroid hormone receptors (THRs). The purpose of this study was to identify a novel thyroid ho...

    Authors: Chunhui Qiu, Shengfa Liu, Yang Hong, Zhiqiang Fu, Meimei Wei, Dezhou Ai and Jiaojiao Lin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:172
  24. The tick-borne apicomplexan bovine parasite Theileria annulata is endemic in many tropical and temperate areas, including Minorca (Balearic Islands, Spain). Real-time PCR is widely used for the detection of pirop...

    Authors: Amaia Ros-García, Antoni Nicolás, Ana L García-Pérez, Ramón A Juste and Ana Hurtado
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:171
  25. South Hungary is being monitored for the northward spreading of thermophilic ixodid species, therefore ticks were collected from cattle and wild ruminants (red, fallow and roe deer) in the autumn of 2011.

    Authors: Sándor Hornok and Gábor Horváth
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:170
  26. The life cycle of the brachylaimid trematode species Renylaima capensis, infecting the urinary system of the shrew Myosorex varius (Mammalia: Soricidae: Crocidosoricinae) in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve,...

    Authors: Wilhelm F Sirgel, Patricio Artigas, M Dolores Bargues and Santiago Mas-Coma
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:169
  27. Giardia duodenalis is a common protozoan parasite of humans and animals. Genetic characterization of single loci indicates the existence of eight groups called assemblages, which differ in their host distribution...

    Authors: Katsuhisa Takumi, Arno Swart, Theo Mank, Erica Lasek-Nesselquist, Marianne Lebbad, Simone M Cacciò and Hein Sprong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:168
  28. Ixodes granulatus is widely distributed in various countries of Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Although this tick species is presumed to be the vector for the enzoonotic transmission of Borrelia spirochetes in the Ta...

    Authors: Li-Lian Chao, Li-Ling Liu and Chien-Ming Shih
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:167
  29. Parasites often face a trade-off between exploitation of host resources and transmission probabilities to the next host. In helminths, larval growth, a major component of adult parasite fitness, is linked to e...

    Authors: Lucile Dianne, Loïc Bollache, Clément Lagrue, Nathalie Franceschi and Thierry Rigaud
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:166
  30. African animal trypanosomosis is a major constraint to the rearing of productive livestock in the sub-humid Sudan-Sahel zone of West Africa where cotton is grown. Trypanosomosis is mainly controlled using tryp...

    Authors: Erick O Mungube, Oumar Diall, Maximilian PO Baumann, Antje Hoppenheit, Barbara Hinney, Burkhard Bauer, Yousouf Sanogo, Brehima Maiga, Karl-Hans Zessin, Thomas F Randolph and Peter-Henning Clausen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:164
  31. Since 2008, the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) has been engaged in the implementation of indoor residual spraying (IRS) in Benin. The first and second round was a success with a drastic decrease of ma...

    Authors: Razaki Ossè, Rock Aikpon, Gil Germain Padonou, Olivier Oussou, Anges Yadouléton and Martin Akogbéto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:163
  32. Cattle babesiosis is a tick-borne disease of cattle that has severe economic impact on cattle producers throughout the world’s tropical and subtropical countries. The most severe form of the disease is caused ...

    Authors: Andrew M Heekin, Felix D Guerrero, Kylie G Bendele, Leo Saldivar, Glen A Scoles, Cedric Gondro, Vishvanath Nene, Appolinaire Djikeng and Kelly A Brayton
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:162
  33. Hexose transporters (HT) are membrane proteins involved in the uptake of energy-supplying glucose and other hexoses into the cell. Previous studies employing the Differential Display technique have shown that ...

    Authors: Paula F dos Santos, Jerônimo C Ruiz, Rodrigo P P Soares, Douglas S Moreira, Antônio M Rezende, Edson L Folador, Guilherme Oliveira, Alvaro J Romanha and Silvane M F Murta
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:161
  34. Leishmania parasites cause human tegumentary and visceral infections that are commonly referred to as leishmaniasis. Despite the high incidence and prevalence of cases, leishmaniasis has been a neglected disease ...

    Authors: Mariana Silva-Almeida, Bernardo Acácio Santini Pereira, Michelle Lopes Ribeiro-Guimarães and Carlos Roberto Alves
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:160
  35. The emergence and spread of insecticide resistance in the major African malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis may compromise control initiatives based on insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) ...

    Authors: Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Abebe Asale, Kora Tushune, Yehenew Getachew, Luc Duchateau and Niko Speybroeck
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:159
  36. The efficacy and safety of a combination formulation of 10% imidacloprid + 1.0% moxidectin spot-on (Advocate® for Cats, Bayer Animal Health GmbH, Leverkusen, Germany) was tested in 40 African pygmy hedgehogs (Ate...

    Authors: Kyu-Rim Kim, Kyu-Sung Ahn, Dae-Sung Oh and Sung-Shik Shin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:158
  37. Active case detection through mass community screening is a major control strategy against human African trypanosomiasis (HAT, sleeping sickness) caused by T. brucei gambiense. However, its impact can be limited ...

    Authors: Francesco Checchi, Andrew P Cox, François Chappuis, Gerardo Priotto, Daniel Chandramohan and Daniel T Haydon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:157
  38. Ixodes ricinus ticks transmit Babesia species to vertebrate hosts. Using molecular tools we were able to detect the presence of this piroplasmid in its vector. The aims of this study were to investigate the preva...

    Authors: Øivind Øines, Jana Radzijevskaja, Algimantas Paulauskas and Olav Rosef
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:156
  39. Tsetse fly-transmitted African animal trypanosomosis causes annual losses that run into billions of dollars. The disease is assumed to cause hunger and poverty in most sub-Saharan countries since it represents...

    Authors: Erick O Mungube, Hervé S Vitouley, Emmanuel Allegye-Cudjoe, Oumar Diall, Zakaria Boucoum, Boucader Diarra, Yousouf Sanogo, Thomas Randolph, Burkhard Bauer, Karl-Hans Zessin and Peter-Henning Clausen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:155
  40. Sleeping sickness, transmitted by G. p. palpalis, is known to be present in the Ivory Coast. G. p. palpalis has recently been reported to occur in several places within the town of Abidjan, including: (i) the Ban...

    Authors: Dramane Kaba, Sophie Ravel, Geneviève Acapovi-Yao, Philippe Solano, Koffi Allou, Henriette Bosson-Vanga, Laetitia Gardes, Eliezer Kouakou N’Goran, Christopher John Schofield, Moussa Koné and Jean-Pierre Dujardin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:153
  41. Canine and feline parasitic zoonoses have not been given high priority in China, although the role of companion animals as reservoirs for zoonotic parasitic diseases has been recognized worldwide. With an incr...

    Authors: Jia Chen, Min-Jun Xu, Dong-Hui Zhou, Hui-Qun Song, Chun-Ren Wang and Xing-Quan Zhu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:152
  42. The objective of the study was to determine the sustained effectiveness of 10% imidacloprid (w/w) and 4.5% flumethrin (w/w) incorporated in a slow-release matrix collar in preventing Dipylidium caninum infection ...

    Authors: Josephus J Fourie, Dionne Crafford, Ivan G Horak and Dorothee Stanneck
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:151
  43. Historically, the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh was considered hyperendemic for malaria. To better understand the contemporary malaria epidemiology and to develop new and innovative control strate...

    Authors: Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Sumit Chakma, Wasif A Khan, Gregory E Glass, Abu Naser Mohon, Rubayet Elahi, Laura C Norris, Milka Patracia Podder, Sabeena Ahmed, Rashidul Haque, David A Sack, David J Sullivan Jr and Douglas E Norris
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:150
  44. Ticks are the most important pathogen vectors in Europe. They are known to be influenced by environmental factors, but these links are usually studied at specific temporal or spatial scales. Focusing on Ixodes ri...

    Authors: Sen Li, Paul Heyman, Christel Cochez, Leopold Simons and Sophie O Vanwambeke
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:149
  45. Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) biting midges are vectors for a diversity of pathogens including bluetongue virus (BTV) that generate important economic losses. BTV has expanded its range in recent decades,...

    Authors: Josué Martínez-de la Puente, Javier Martínez, Martina Ferraguti, Antonio Morales-de la Nuez, Noemí Castro and Jordi Figuerola
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:147
  46. Echinococcus transmission is known to be affected by various environmental factors, which may be modified by human influence or natural events including global warming. Considerable population growth in the last ...

    Authors: Yu Rong Yang, Archie C A Clements, Darren J Gray, Jo-An M Atkinson, Gail M Williams, Tamsin S Barnes and Donald P McManus
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:146
  47. Microbial ecology of phlebotomine sand flies is not well understood although bacteria likely play an important role in the sand fly biology and vector capacity for Leishmania parasites. In this study, we assessed...

    Authors: Kamila Peterkova-Koci, Maricela Robles-Murguia, Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao and Ludek Zurek
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:145

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