Skip to main content


Page 131 of 140

  1. The evaluation of malaria transmission intensity is a crucial indicator for estimating the burden of malarial disease. In this respect, entomological and parasitological methods present limitations, especially...

    Authors: Jean Biram Sarr, Eve Orlandi-Pradines, Sonia Fortin, Cheikh Sow, Sylvie Cornelie, François Rogerie, Soihibou Guindo, Lassana Konate, Thierry Fusaï, Gilles Riveau, Christophe Rogier and Franck Remoue
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:212
  2. The rapid growth of Qatar in the last two decades has been associated with an enormous expansion of building programs in its cities and in the provision of new service industries. This in turn has attracted a ...

    Authors: Marawan A Abu-Madi, Jerzy M Behnke, Ahmed Ismail, Nada Al-Olaqi, Kefah Al-Zaher and Roda El-Ibrahim
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:211
  3. Authors: Marianne E Sinka, Yasmin Rubio-Palis, Sylvie Manguin, Anand P Patil, Will H Temperley, Peter W Gething, Thomas Van Boeckel, Caroline W Kabaria, Ralph E Harbach and Simon I Hay
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:210

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2010 3:72

  4. Schistosomiasis japonica, caused by contact with Schistosoma japonicum cercaria-infested water when washing, bathing or production, remains a major public-health concern in China. The purpose of the present study...

    Authors: You-Sheng Liang, Wei Wang, Yun-Tian Xing, Hong-Jun Li, Yong-Liang Xu, Xue-Hui Shen, Guo-Li Qu, You-Zi Li and Jian-Rong Dai
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:209
  5. The successful suppression of a target insect population using the sterile insect technique (SIT) partly depends on the premise that the laboratory insects used for mass rearing are genetically compatible with...

    Authors: Givemore Munhenga, Basil D Brooke, Tobias F Chirwa, Richard H Hunt, Maureen Coetzee, Danny Govender and Lizette L Koekemoer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:208
  6. The high transmission potential of species belonging to the monogenean parasite genus Gyrodactylus, coupled with their high fecundity, allows them to rapidly colonise new hosts and to increase in number. One gyro...

    Authors: Adam J Brooker, Mayra I Grano Maldonado, Stephen Irving, James E Bron, Matthew Longshaw and Andrew P Shinn
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:207
  7. Oncomelania hupensis robertsoni is the sole intermediate host for Schistosoma japonicum in western China. Given the close co-evolutionary relationships between snail host and parasite, there is interest in unders...

    Authors: Anne-Kathrin Hauswald, Justin V Remais, Ning Xiao, George M Davis, Ding Lu, Margaret J Bale and Thomas Wilke
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:206
  8. Angiostrongylus cantonensis is a zoonotic parasite that causes eosinophilic meningitis in humans. The most common source of infection with A. cantonensis is the consumption of raw or undercooked mollusks (e.g., s...

    Authors: Rui Chen, QunBo Tong, Yi Zhang, Di Lou, QingMing Kong, Shan Lv, MingMing Zhuo, LiYong Wen and ShaoHong Lu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:204
  9. The need to discover new treatments for human schistosomiasis has been an important driver for molecular research on schistosomes, a major breakthrough being the publication of the Schistosoma mansoni and Schisto...

    Authors: Anthony John Walker
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:203
  10. Anopheles nili is a major vector of malaria in the humid savannas and forested areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding the population genetic structure and evolutionary dynamics of this species is important fo...

    Authors: Ashley Peery, Maria V Sharakhova, Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Cyrille Ndo, Mylene Weill, Frederic Simard and Igor V Sharakhov
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:202
  11. Praziquantel has been used as first-line drug for chemotherapy of schistosomiasis since 1984. Besides praziquantel, artemether and artesunate have also been used for the control of this infectious disease sinc...

    Authors: Rong Liu, Hui-Fen Dong, Yi Guo, Qin-Ping Zhao and Ming-Sen Jiang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:201
  12. Human and animal fascioliasis poses serious public health problems in South America. In Venezuela, livestock infection represents an important veterinary problem whereas there appear to be few human cases repo...

    Authors: M Dolores Bargues, L Carolina González, Patricio Artigas and Santiago Mas-Coma
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:200
  13. Giardia duodenalis and Entamoeba spp. are among the most common intestinal human protozoan parasites worldwide and they are frequently reported in captive non-human primates (NHP). From a public health point of v...

    Authors: Federica Berrilli, Cristina Prisco, Klaus G Friedrich, Pilar Di Cerbo, David Di Cave and Claudio De Liberato
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:199
  14. The prevalence of spotted fever group rickettsial infection in dogs from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory (NT) was determined using molecular tools. Blood samples collected from 130 dogs...

    Authors: Sze-Fui Hii, Steven R Kopp, Mary F Thompson, Caroline A O'Leary, Robert L Rees and Rebecca J Traub
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:198
  15. Human alveolar echinococcosis (AE) is caused by the accidental ingestion of the eggs of the fox tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis. AE occurs frequently in rural western China due to the poor levels of hygiene,...

    Authors: Donald P McManus, Zhengzhi Li, Shukun Yang, Darren J Gray and Yu Rong Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:196
  16. Intestinal parasitic infections represent a public health problem in Tajikistan, but epidemiological evidence is scarce. The present study aimed at assessing the extent of helminths and intestinal protozoa inf...

    Authors: Barbara Matthys, Mohion Bobieva, Gulzira Karimova, Zulfira Mengliboeva, Vreni Jean-Richard, Malika Hoimnazarova, Matluba Kurbonova, Laurent K Lohourignon, Jürg Utzinger and Kaspar Wyss
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:195
  17. Recently, there have been attempts to understand the molecular epidemiology of Sarcoptes scabiei, to evaluate the gene flow between isolates of S. scabiei from different hosts and geographic regions. However, to ...

    Authors: Francis Gakuya, Luca Rossi, Jackson Ombui, Ndichu Maingi, Gerald Muchemi, William Ogara, Ramón C Soriguer and Samer Alasaad
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:193
  18. Vector borne disease (VBD) emergence is a complex and dynamic process. Interactions between multiple disciplines and responsible health and environmental authorities are often needed for an effective early war...

    Authors: Marieta Braks, Joke van der Giessen, Mirjam Kretzschmar, Wifrid van Pelt, Ernst-Jan Scholte, Chantal Reusken, Hervé Zeller, Wim van Bortel and Hein Sprong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:192
  19. Traditionally, efficient flea-borne transmission of Yersinia pestis, the causative agent of plague, was thought to be dependent on a process referred to as blockage in which biofilm-mediated growth of the bacteri...

    Authors: Anna M Schotthoefer, Scott W Bearden, Jennifer L Holmes, Sara M Vetter, John A Montenieri, Shanna K Williams, Christine B Graham, Michael E Woods, Rebecca J Eisen and Kenneth L Gage
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:191
  20. Phlebotomus papatasi is a natural vector of Leishmania major, which causes cutaneous leishmaniasis in many countries. Simple sequence repeats (SSRs), or microsatellites, are common in eukaryotic genomes and are s...

    Authors: Omar Hamarsheh and Ahmad Amro
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:189
  21. In the Veneto region (north-eastern Italy) an entomological surveillance system has been implemented since the introduction of the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in 1991. During the routine monitoring ac...

    Authors: Gioia Capelli, Andrea Drago, Simone Martini, Fabrizio Montarsi, Mauro Soppelsa, Nicola Delai, Silvia Ravagnan, Luca Mazzon, Francis Schaffner, Alexander Mathis, Marco Di Luca, Roberto Romi and Francesca Russo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:188
  22. The saliva of haematophagous arthropods contains an array of anti-haemostatic, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory molecules that contribute to the success of the blood meal. The saliva of haematophagous ar...

    Authors: Albin Fontaine, Ibrahima Diouf, Nawal Bakkali, Dorothée Missé, Frédéric Pagès, Thierry Fusai, Christophe Rogier and Lionel Almeras
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:187
  23. Helminth infection may modulate the expression of Toll like receptors (TLR) in dendritic cells (DCs) and modify the responsiveness of DCs to TLR ligands. This may regulate aberrant intestinal inflammation in h...

    Authors: ShuMin Sun, XueLin Wang, XiuPing Wu, Ying Zhao, Feng Wang, XiaoLei Liu, YanXia Song, ZhiLiang Wu and MingYuan Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:186
  24. In the Canary Islands there are no previous data about tapeworms (Cestoda) of rodents. In order to identify the hymenolepidid species present in these hosts, a survey of 1,017 murine (349 Rattus rattus, 13 Rattus...

    Authors: Pilar Foronda, Mercedes López-González, Mariano Hernández, Voitto Haukisalmi and Carlos Feliu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:185
  25. Chemical and behavioural ecology of mosquitoes plays an important role in the development of chemical cue based vector control. To date, studies available have focused on evaluating mosquito attractants and re...

    Authors: Eliningaya J Kweka, Eunice A Owino, Beda J Mwang'onde, Aneth M Mahande, Mramba Nyindo and Franklin Mosha
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:184
  26. Native mosquito repellent plants have a good potential for integrated mosquito control in local settings. Ocimum forskolei, Lamiaceae, is used in Eritrea as a spatial mosquito repellent inside houses, either thro...

    Authors: Teun Dekker, Rickard Ignell, Maedot Ghebru, Robert Glinwood and Richard Hopkins
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:183
  27. Anaplasmataceae and Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. are important tick-borne bacteria maintained in nature by transmission between ticks and vertebrate hosts. However, the potential role of lizards as hosts has not bee...

    Authors: Anna Ekner, Krzysztof Dudek, Zofia Sajkowska, Viktória Majláthová, Igor Majláth and Piotr Tryjanowski
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:182
  28. There is little information on the social perception of malaria and the use of prevention methods in Cameroon. This study was designed to assess knowledge, attitude and management of malaria in households livi...

    Authors: Cyrille Ndo, Benjamin Menze-Djantio and Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:181
  29. Clonorchiasis, caused by Clonorchis sinensis, is one of the major parasitic zoonoses in China, particularly in China's southern Guangdong province where the prevalence of C. sinensis infection in humans is high. ...

    Authors: Rui-Qing Lin, Jian-Dong Tang, Dong-Hui Zhou, Hui-Qun Song, Si-Yang Huang, Jia-Xu Chen, Mu-Xin Chen, Han Zhang, Xing-Quan Zhu and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:180
  30. The urinary metabolic fingerprint of a patent Schistosoma mansoni infection in the mouse has been characterized using spectroscopic methods. However, the temporal dynamics of metabolic alterations have not been s...

    Authors: Jia V Li, Jasmina Saric, Yulan Wang, Jennifer Keiser, Jürg Utzinger and Elaine Holmes
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:179
  31. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a significant burden of lymphatic filariasis (LF) caused by the parasite Wuchereria bancrofti. A major impediment to the expansion of the LF elimination programme is the...

    Authors: Louise A Kelly-Hope, Brent C Thomas, Moses J Bockarie and David H Molyneux
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:178
  32. This research was carried out to develop a reliable monoclonal antibody (MoAb)-based sandwich enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the diagnosis of active Fasciola gigantica infection in both serum and s...

    Authors: Zeinab A Demerdash, Tarek M Diab, Ibrahim R Aly, Salwa H Mohamed, Faten S Mahmoud, Mona K Zoheiry, Wafaa A Mansour, Mohy E Attia and Azza E El-Bassiouny
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:176
  33. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are major public health problems in developing countries where they contribute to suffering of populations living in poor settings. As part of a research project started in S...

    Authors: Sammy M Njenga, Charles S Mwandawiro, Erastus Muniu, Mariam T Mwanje, Fatma M Haji and Moses J Bockarie
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:175
  34. Two studies were conducted to evaluate and compare the efficacy of imidacloprid + moxidectin and selamectin topical solutions against the KS1 flea strain infesting cats. In both studies the treatment groups we...

    Authors: Michael W Dryden, Patricia A Payne, Vicki Smith and Joe Hostetler
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:174
  35. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is endemic in western China, and becoming an important public health concern. Infected dogs are the main reservoir for Leishmania infantum, and a potential sentinel for human VL in end...

    Authors: Li-min Shang, Wei-ping Peng, Hong-tao Jin, Ding Xu, Ni-na Zhong, Wen-long Wang, You-xi Wu and Quan Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:173
  36. Schistosomiasis remains an important public health problem throughout tropical and subtropical countries. Humans are infected through contact with water contaminated with schistosome cercariae. Therefore, issu...

    Authors: Jie Wang, Chuan-Xin Yu, Xu-Ren Yin, Wei Zhang, Chun-Yan Qian, Li-Jun Song, Xue-Dan Ke, Yong-Liang Xu, Wei He and Guo-Qun Cao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:172
  37. Dengue is a viral disease transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. It is a threat for public health worldwide and its primary vector Aedes aegypti is becoming resistant to chemical insecticides. These factors have encour...

    Authors: Filiberto Reyes-Villanueva, Javier A Garza-Hernandez, Alberto M Garcia-Munguia, Patricia Tamez-Guerra, Annabel FV Howard and Mario A Rodriguez-Perez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:171
  38. Chagas disease is a neglected illness, with limited treatments, caused by the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. Two drugs are prescribed to treat the disease, nifurtimox and benznidazole, which have been previously rep...

    Authors: Ana M Mejía-Jaramillo, Geysson J Fernández, Lina Palacio and Omar Triana-Chávez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:169
  39. Toxoplasma gondii has been shown to trigger strong cellular immune responses to heterologous antigens expressed by the parasite in the inbred mouse model [1]. We studied the immune response induced by T. gondii a...

    Authors: Jun Zou, Xiao-Xi Huang, Guang-Wen Yin, Ye Ding, Xian-Yong Liu, Heng Wang, Qi-Jun Chen and Xun Suo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:168
  40. Clinical manifestation due to infection by Toxoplasma gondii is closely linked to the infecting strain of the parasite. Several genetic markers are available to determinate its genotype but few of them are able t...

    Authors: Sonia Boughattas, Rym Ben-Abdallah, Emna Siala, Imen Ben-Abda, Olfa Souissi, Karim Aoun and Aida Bouratbine
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:167
  41. The heat stress suffered by Leishmania sp during its digenetic life-cycle is a key trigger for its stage differentiation. In Leishmania subgenera two classes of HSP70 genes differing in their 3' UTR were describe...

    Authors: César A Ramírez, José M Requena and Concepción J Puerta
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:166
  42. Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection of humans and animals, caused by the opportunistic protozoan Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite belonging to the phylum Apicomplexa. Infection in pregnant women may lead to aborti...

    Authors: Peng Zhou, Zhaoguo Chen, Hai-Long Li, Haihong Zheng, Shenyi He, Rui-Qing Lin and Xing-Quan Zhu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:165
  43. Research is now focused on identification of sensitive and specific diagnostic tests for early identification of schistosomal infection and evaluation of chemotherapy in field situations in China.

    Authors: Cen Wang, Lin Chen, Xuren Yin, Wanquan Hua, Min Hou, Minjun Ji, Chuanxin Yu and Guanling Wu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:164

Annual Journal Metrics

Visit the Springer Nature Parasitology Community page

  • New Content Item

    At Springer Nature we are committed to raising the quality of academic research in parasitology through leading journals edited by the best Editors in the field. 

    Here we provide a community hub featuring hot topics and blogs, recent landmark research, community news, and opportunities for networking and cooperation with other researchers.  

Contacting Parasites & Vectors

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.