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  1. Human and canine leishmaniasis (CanL) by Leishmania infantum is endemic in Italy, with a high percentage of infected asymptomatic animals. However, the immune response mechanisms underlying the clinical presentat...

    Authors: Maria A Panaro, Olga Brandonisio, Donato de Caprariis, Pasqua Cavallo, Antonia Cianciulli, Vincenzo Mitolo and Domenico Otranto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:10
  2. In the context of a Sterile Insect Technique programme, the occurrence of multiple insemination in the malaria mosquito Anopheles arabiensis Patton was studied using a novel labelling system with the stable isoto...

    Authors: Michelle EH Helinski, Rebecca C Hood and Bart GJ Knols
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:9
  3. Ticks of the species Ixodes ricinus are the main vectors of Lyme Borreliosis and Tick-borne Encephalitis – two rapidly emerging diseases in Europe. Repellents provide a practical means of protection against tick ...

    Authors: Ulrich Schwantes, Hans Dautel and Gerd Jung
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:8
  4. Ticks are vectors for a variety of viral, bacterial and parasitic diseases in human and domestic animals. To survive and reproduce ticks feed on host blood, yet our understanding of the intestinal proteolytic ...

    Authors: Daniel Sojka, Zdeněk Franta, Martin Horn, Ondřej Hajdušek, Conor R Caffrey, Michael Mareš and Petr Kopáček
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:7
  5. Trypanosoma brucei undergoes genetic exchange in its insect vector, the tsetse fly, by an unknown mechanism. The difficulties of working with this experimental system of genetic exchange have hampered investigati...

    Authors: Wendy Gibson, Lori Peacock, Vanessa Ferris, Katherine Williams and Mick Bailey
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:4
  6. The prehistory of African trypanosomiasis indicates that the disease may have been an important selective factor in the evolution of hominids. Ancient history and medieval history reveal that African trypanoso...

    Authors: Dietmar Steverding
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:3
  7. Mathematical models developed for describing the dynamics of transmission, infection, disease and control of lymphatic filariasis (LF) gained momentum following the 1997 World Health Assembly resolution and th...

    Authors: Subramanian Swaminathan, Pani P Subash, Ravi Rengachari, Krishnamoorthy Kaliannagounder and Das K Pradeep
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2008 1:2

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