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  1. The durable oocyst wall formed from the contents of wall-forming bodies (WFBs) protects Eimeria parasites from harsh conditions and enhances parasite transmission. Comprehending the contents of WFBs and proteins ...

    Authors: Lele Wang, Dandan Liu, Yu Zhu, Feiyan Wang, Weimin Cai, Qianqian Feng, Shijie Su, Zhaofeng Hou, Jinjun Xu, Junjie Hu and Jianping Tao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:460
  2. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by obligate intracellular protozoa of the genus Leishmania. This infection is characterized by a wide range of clinical manifestations, with symptoms greatly dependent ...

    Authors: Luz Helena Patiño, Nathalia Ballesteros, Marina Muñoz, Jesús Jaimes, Adriana C. Castillo-Castañeda, Roy Madigan, Alberto Paniz-Mondolfi and Juan David Ramírez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:458
  3. Leishmaniasis is a common neglected tropical disease in Ethiopia. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused by Leishmania donovani presents in the lowlands, while cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) affects people living in th...

    Authors: Gashaw Azanaw Amare, Gebeyaw Getnet Mekonnen, Mekibib Kassa, Ayenew Addisu, Desalegn Adane Kendie, Banchamlak Tegegne, Adugna Abera, Dagimawie Tadesse, Seid Getahun, Yenesew Mihret Wondmagegn, Behailu Merdekios, Mezgebu Silamsaw Asres, Johan van Griensven, Gert Van der Auwera, Saskia van Henten and Myrthe Pareyn
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:457
  4. Authors: Privat Agniwo, Jérôme Boissier, Bakary Sidibé, Laurent Dembélé, Assitan Diakité, Doumbo Safiatou Niaré, Ahristode Akplogan, Hassim Guindo, Manon Blin, Sarah Dametto, Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Thomas Spangenberg and Abdoulaye Dabo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:456

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:263

  5. Despite years of effort to develop an effective vaccine against malaria infection, a vaccine that provides individuals with sufficient protection against malaria illness and death in endemic areas is not yet a...

    Authors: Wenyan Gao, Yue Qiu, Liying Zhu, Xinxin Yu, Fan Yang, Muyan Chen, Gang He, Yinjie Liu, Liwang Cui, Fei Liu, Xiaotong Zhu and Yaming Cao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:455
  6. Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is increasingly considered a risk factor for neurodegenerative diseases. However, there is only limited information on the development of drugs for T. gondii infection. Lentinan from...

    Authors: Shuxi Liu, Ziyi Yan, Yuan Peng, Yunqiu Liu, Yiling Li, Daxiang Xu, Yuying Gong, Zeyu Cui, Yongshui Wu, Yumei Zhang, Dahui Wang, Wei Pan and Xiaoying Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:454
  7. Schistosomiasis, the second largest parasitic disease in the world after malaria, poses a significant threat to human health and causes public health issues. The disease primarily affects populations in econom...

    Authors: Hongyu Li, Yihan Chen, Yunhuan Zhu, Yilu Feng, Yuncheng Qian, Xiaoyu Ye, Jiatong Xu, Hanyu Yang, Jiawei Yu, Jingyu Chen and Keda Chen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:453
  8. Loiasis is endemic in the northern and western part of the Republic of Congo. Between 2004 and 2010, surveys were conducted, using the RAPLOA method, in all departments of the Republic of Congo to assess the d...

    Authors: Marlhand C. Hemilembolo, Jérémy T. Campillo, Ange Clauvel Niama, Sébastien D. S. Pion, François Missamou, Michel Boussinesq, Richard R. Bileckot and Cédric B. Chesnais
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:451
  9. The primary pathophysiological process of sepsis is to stimulate a massive release of inflammatory mediators to trigger systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), the major cause of multi-organ dysfunctio...

    Authors: Shuying Wang, Donghui Jiang, Feifei Huang, Yayun Qian, Meitao Qi, Huihui Li, Xiaoli Wang, Zhi Wang, Kaigui Wang, Yin Wang, Pengfei Du, Bin Zhan, Rui Zhou, Liang Chu and Xiaodi Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:450
  10. Wild boars (Sus scrofa) may cause substantial damage to crops and can spread zoonotic parasites to domestic animals, posing a risk to health and animal production. Metastrongylus spp. can negatively affect the wi...

    Authors: Wilson Junior Oliveira, Patricia Parreira Perin, Carmen Andrea Arias Pacheco, Talita Oliveira Mendonça, Andressa de Souza Pollo, Renan Bressianini do Amaral, Natália de Oliveira Zolla, Lívia de Oliveira Andrade, Jonathan Silvestre Gomes, Vitória Maximiana Soares dos Santos, Adrian Felipe de Moraes Ferreira and Estevam Guilherme Lux Hoppe
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:449
  11. The genus Borrelia comprises pathogenic species of bacteria that pose a significant risk to public health. Borrelia spp. are emerging or reemerging infectious agents worldwide with complex transmission cycles, an...

    Authors: Yesica López, Álvaro A. Faccini-Martínez, Sebastián Muñoz-Leal, Verónica Contreras, Alfonso Calderón, Ricardo Rivero, Marina Muñoz, Juan David Ramírez and Salim Mattar
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:448
  12. The sand flea Tunga penetrans is one of the agents of tungiasis, an important parasitic skin disease affecting humans and several mammalian species. Tungiasis is mainly observed in disadvantaged rural and periphe...

    Authors: Katharine Costa dos Santos, Eric Tielemans, Andre Antonio Cutolo, Paula Elisa Brandão Guedes, Tatiani Vitor Harvey, Jamille Bispo de Carvalho Teixeira, Rebeca Costa Vitor, Anaiá da Paixão Sevá, Adan William de Melo Navarro, Ana Carolina Ribeiro Lima, Karin Denise Botteon, Thammy Vieira Bittar, George Rêgo Albuquerque, Fernando de Almeida Borges, Frederic Beugnet and Renata Santiago Alberto Carlos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:446
  13. Acanthamoeba spp. are opportunistic pathogens that cause inflammation, mostly in the brain, lungs and cornea. Recent reports indicate kidney dysfunction in hosts with systemic acanthamoebiasis. The aim of the stu...

    Authors: Karolina Kot, Patrycja Kupnicka, Maciej Tarnowski, Patrycja Tomasiak, Danuta Kosik-Bogacka and Natalia Łanocha-Arendarczyk
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:445
  14. In Togo, malaria remains a major public health problem, and the management of suspected cases requires confirmation with appropriate biological methods. Malaria diagnosis has been improved by the introduction ...

    Authors: Diwaba Carmel Teou, Ameyo Monique Dorkenoo, Essoham Ataba, Smaila Alidou, Kossi Yakpa, Agueregna Abdou-Kerim, Issaka Maman and Amegnona Agbonon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:444
  15. Ixodes ricinus ticks are infected with a large diversity of vertically and horizontally transmitted symbionts. While horizontally transmitted symbionts rely on a vertebrate host for their transmission, vertically...

    Authors: Julian W. Bakker, Hannah L. M. Begemann, Manoj Fonville, Helen J. Esser, Willem F. de Boer, Hein Sprong and Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:443
  16. Dengue continues to be a major public health concern in Latin America and the Caribbean with many countries in the region having experienced drastic increases in the incidence of dengue over the past few years...

    Authors: Mario A. J. Golding, Simmoy A. A. Noble, Nadia K. Khouri, Rhaheem N. A. Layne-Yarde, Inshan Ali and Simone L. Sandiford
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:442
  17. Infestation with Sarcoptes scabiei in dogs is a debilitating disease if left untreated and is transmissible to humans. Two field studies were conducted to confirm the efficacy of orally administered sarolaner in ...

    Authors: Csilla Becskei, Julian Liebenberg, Tiago Fernandes, Stasia Borowski, Lina D’Hanis and Sean P. Mahabir
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:441
  18. Compliant ectoparasiticide product use is a comprehensive way to control ticks and reduce the risk of tick-borne pathogen transmission to dogs. Because the systemically acting isoxazoline ectoparasiticides req...

    Authors: Kathryn E. Reif, Naemi P. Bickmeier, Brian H. Herrin, Michael W. Dryden, Dorothy M. Normile, Jeba R. J. Jesudoss Chelladurai, Kamilyah R. Miller, Macy R. Flowers and Qing Kang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:440
  19. Authors: Aashaq Hussain Bhat, Ricardo A. R. Machado, Joaquín Abolafia, Alba N. Ruiz-Cuenca, Tarique Hassan Askary, Fuad Ameen and Wasim Muzamil Dass
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:439

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:383

  20. Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) can have a significant negative impact on human health. The urbanization of natural environments and their conversion for agricultural use, as well as human population growth, m...

    Authors: Didier P. Alexandre Kaboré, Dieudonné Diloma Soma, Patricia Gil, Mahamadi Kientega, Simon P. Sawadogo, Georges Anicet Ouédraogo, Philippe Van de Perre, Thierry Baldet, Serafin Gutierrez and Roch K. Dabiré
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:438
  21. Adult mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles are important vectors of Plasmodium parasites, causative agents of malaria. The aim of this review was to synthesize the overall and species-specific proportion of Anophele...

    Authors: Yibeltal Aschale, Aklilu Getachew, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Antonio De Cristofaro, Andrea Sciarretta and Getnet Atenafu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:437
  22. Ovine psoroptic mange (sheep scab) is an important disease of sheep worldwide caused by the parasitic mite, Psoroptes ovis. It has a negative impact on animal welfare and leads to significant economic losses for ...

    Authors: Katie Lihou, Richard Wall and Emily Nixon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:436
  23. Theileria equi causes equine piroplasmosis, an economically significant disease that affects horses and other equids worldwide. Based on 18S ribosomal RNA (18S rRNA sequences), T. equi can be classified into five...

    Authors: Believe Ahedor, Davaajav Otgonsuren, Atambekova Zhyldyz, Azirwan Guswanto, Noel Muthoni Mumbi Ngigi, Maria Fátima Rodríguez Valinotti, Hemal Kothalawala, Nizanantha Kalaichelvan, Seekkuge Susil Priyantha Silva, Hemali Kothalawala, Tomás Javier Acosta, Thillaiampalam Sivakumar and Naoaki Yokoyama
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:435
  24. Estimating arbovirus transmission potential requires a mechanistic understanding of how environmental factors influence the expression of adult mosquito traits. While preimaginal exposure to environmental fact...

    Authors: Andrew J. Mackay, Jiayue Yan, Chang-Hyun Kim, Antoine M. G. Barreaux and Chris M. Stone
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:434
  25. During the early stages of Trichinella spiralis infection, macrophages predominantly undergo polarization to the M1-like phenotype, causing the host’s inflammatory response and resistance against T. spiralis infe...

    Authors: Ruo Dan Liu, Xiang Yu Meng, Chen Le Li, Qiu Yi Xu, Xin Zhi Lin, Bo Rang Dong, Chu Yan Ye, Tian Tian Miao, Xin Yi Si, Shao Rong Long, Jing Cui and Zhong Quan Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:433
  26. Babesia is a protozoal, tick-borne parasite that can cause life-threatening disease in humans, wildlife and domestic animals worldwide. However, in Southeast Asia, little is known about the prevalence and diversi...

    Authors: Stacy Q. Y. Chong, Darren Yeo, Nur Insyirah Aidil, Jasmine L. Y. Ong, Amy H. J. Chan, Charlene Judith Fernandez, Bryan T. M. Lim, Max D. Y. Khoo, Anna M. S. Wong, Siow Foong Chang and Him Hoo Yap
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:432
  27. Since 24 February 2022, the day the Russian aggression against Ukraine began, millions of refugees and thousands of pets crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border. Additionally, an unknown number of shelter and stra...

    Authors: Anna Bajer, Mustafa Alsarraf, Mariia Topolnytska, Katarzyna Tołkacz, Dorota Dwużnik-Szarek and Anna Rodo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:430
  28. Chronic lymphatic filariasis patients in Bihar, India, need management of lymphedema to live a disability-free life. For patients who have recurrent attacks of acute dermato-lymphangio-adenitis (ADLA), World H...

    Authors: Pragya Kumar, Shamshad Ahmad, Ditipriya Bhar, Ria Roy and Bhavna Singh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:429
  29. In Europe, feline vector-borne infections are gaining importance because of the changing climate, expanding habitats of potential vectors and expanding pathogen reservoirs. The main objective of this study was...

    Authors: Sergio Villanueva-Saz, Marivi Martínez, Ard M. Nijhof, Bastian Gerst, Michaela Gentil, Elisabeth Müller, Antonio Fernández, Ana González, Mohamed Sh. Mohamud Yusuf, Grazia Greco, Maite Verde, Giovanni Sgroi, Delia Lacasta, Diana Marteles, Michele Trotta and Ingo Schäfer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:428
  30. Recently, two invasive Aedes mosquito species, Ae. japonicus and Ae. koreicus, are circulating in several European countries posing potential health risks to humans and animals. Vector control is the main option ...

    Authors: Paolo L. Catapano, Monica Falcinelli, Claudia Damiani, Alessia Cappelli, Despoina Koukouli, Paolo Rossi, Irene Ricci, Valerio Napolioni and Guido Favia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:427
  31. The Plasmodium vivax merozoite restrictively invades immature erythrocytes, suggesting that its ligand(s) might interact with corresponding receptor(s) that are selectively abundant on reticulocytes to complete t...

    Authors: Thau Sy Nguyen, Ji-Hoon Park, Tuyet-Kha Nguyen, Truong Van Nguyen, Seong-Kyun Lee, Sung-Hun Na, Jin-Hee Han, Won-Sun Park, Wanjoo Chun, Feng Lu and Eun-Taek Han
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:426
  32. We describe the spatial distribution of Echinococcus multilocularis in its main definitive host, the red fox, and the distribution of human cases of alveolar echinococcosis (AE) within a highly endemic focus in s...

    Authors: Carina Schneider, Wolfgang Kratzer, Andreas Binzberger, Patrycja Schlingeloff, Sven Baumann, Thomas Romig and Julian Schmidberger
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:425
  33. Mosquitoes are the deadliest organisms in the world, killing an estimated 750,000 people per year due to the pathogens they can transmit. Mosquitoes also pose a major threat to other vertebrate animals. Culex ter...

    Authors: Joanna M. Reinhold, Ella Halbert, Megan Roark, Sierra N. Smith, Katherine M. Stroh, Cameron D. Siler, David S. McLeod and Chloé Lahondère
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:424
  34. Authors: Dieter J. A. Heylen, Bersissa Kumsa, Elikira Kimbita, Mwiine Nobert Frank, Dennis Muhanguzi, Frans Jongejan, Safiou Bienvenu Adehan, Alassane Toure, Fred Aboagye‑Antwi, Ndudim Isaac Ogo, Nick Juleff, Josephus Fourie, Alec Evans, Joseph Byaruhanga and Maxime Madder
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:423

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:206

  35. Echinococcus granulosus can manipulate its host's immune response to ensure its own survival. However, the effect of histone modifications on the regulation of the NOD-like receptor protein 3 (NLRP3) inflammasome...

    Authors: Ruolin Lin, Xiaopeng Wang, Caiya Ni, Chunxue Fu, Chun Yang, Dan Dong, Xiangwei Wu, Xueling Chen, Lianghai Wang and Jun Hou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:422
  36. The emergence and spread of artemisinin resistance threaten global malaria control and elimination goals, and encourage research on the mechanisms of drug resistance in malaria parasites. Mutations in Plasmodium ...

    Authors: Wenwen Si, Yuemeng Zhao, Xixi Qin, Yixuan Huang, Jing Yu, Xiao Liu, Yanna Li, Xiaoli Yan, Qingfeng Zhang and Jun Sun
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:421
  37. Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) using pyrethroids have been the main vector control tools deployed in malaria endemic countries and are responsible for the dramatic reduction in African malaria cases in the ea...

    Authors: Jeff Jones, Agnes Matope, Priscille Barreaux, Katherine Gleave, Keith Steen, Hilary Ranson, Philip J. McCall and Geraldine M. Foster
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:420
  38. Poverty contributes to the transmission of schistosomiasis via multiple pathways, with the insufficiency of appropriate interventions being a crucial factor. The aim of this article is to provide more economic...

    Authors: Qin Li, Jin-Xin Zheng, Tie-Wu Jia, Xin-Yu Feng, Chao Lv, Li-Juan Zhang, Guo-Jing Yang, Jing Xu and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:419
  39. Aedes japonicus japonicus (Theobald, 1901) and Aedes koreicus (Edwards, 1917) have rapidly spread in Europe over the last decades. Both species are very closely related and occur in sympatry. Females and males ar...

    Authors: Felix G. Sauer, Wolf Peter Pfitzner, Hanna Jöst, Leif Rauhöft, Konstantin Kliemke, Unchana Lange, Anna Heitmann, Stephanie Jansen and Renke Lühken
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:418
  40. A three-dimensional window screen (3D-Screen) has been developed to create a window double-screen trap (3D-WDST), effectively capturing and preventing the escape of mosquitoes. A 2015 laboratory study demonstr...

    Authors: Subam Kathet, Wema Sudi, Victor Mwingira, Patrick Tungu, Mikko Aalto, Tomi Hakala, Markku Honkala, Robert Malima, William Kisinza, Seppo Meri and Ayman Khattab
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:417
  41. Sugar, when used as the phagostimulant in attractive toxic bait control tools, limits the efficacy and selectivity of this technology. Thus, more potent and selective phagostimulants than sugar are required to...

    Authors: Matthew Lukenge, Rickard Ignell and Sharon Rose Hill
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:416
  42. Tick control is a worldwide challenge due to its resistance to acaricides. Essential oils (EOs) and isolated compounds (EOCs) are potential alternatives for tick control technologies.

    Authors: Bruno César Ferreira Gonzaga, Mayara Macêdo Barrozo, Ana Lúcia Coutinho, Lainny Jordana Martins Pereira e Sousa, Francisca Letícia Vale, Laís Marreto, Paula Marchesini, Daniel de Castro Rodrigues, Evandro Davanço Ferreira de Souza, Gustavo Adolfo Sabatini, Lívio Martins Costa-Júnior, Lorena Lopes Ferreira, Welber Daniel Zanetti Lopes and Caio Monteiro
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:415
  43. Adult, nymph, and larval Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato infest dogs and thrive in premises including homes and kennels. Ticks emerge from hiding to seek and attach to dogs, engorge, then leave their hosts to...

    Authors: Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Juliana Salomão Doretto, Olivia Carmen de Araújo Nascimento, Francisco Bonomi Barufi, Simone Cristina Rosa, Germana Vizzotto Osowski, Jason Drake and Rob Armstrong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:414
  44. Around 200–300 million people are estimated to be affected by scabies annually worldwide. However, the mechanisms by which this disease may affect the general condition of the host are not entirely clear. The ...

    Authors: Mahmoud Shafeik Sharaf, Ahmad Ali Othman, Amira Elsayed Abdel-Ghaffar, Dareen Mohamed Ali and Mohamed Mahmoud Eid
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:413
  45. Larvicides are critical for the control of mosquito-borne diseases. However, even sublethal exposure to a larvicide can alter development and life history traits, which can then affect population density and d...

    Authors: Cole J. Meier, Lindsay E. Martin and Julián F. Hillyer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:412
  46. Lactiplantibacillus plantarum HEAL9 and Lacticaseibacillus paracasei 8700:2 positively affect the fecal bacteriome in children with celiac disease autoimmunity after 6 months of supplementation. The aim of the pr...

    Authors: Jakub Hurych, Elin Oscarsson, Åsa Håkanson, Kateřina Jirků-Pomajbíková, Milan Jirků, Carin Andrén Aronson, Ondřej Cinek and Daniel Agardh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:411
  47. The protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii encodes a dozen Rab proteins, which are parts of the small GTPase superfamily and regulate intracellular membrane trafficking. Our previous study showed that depletion of ...

    Authors: Kai He, Qiangqiang Wang, Xuwen Gao, Tao Tang, Huiyong Ding and Shaojun Long
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:409

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