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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Parasites interact with their host through “direct” and/or “indirect” mechanisms. Plasmodium, for example, either mediates direct physical interactions with host factors or triggers the immune system of the host ...

    Authors: Guang Chen, Shuang-chun Liu, Xiao-yan Fan, Yue-lei Jin, Xin Li and Yun-ting Du
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:182
  27. 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
  28. Lysine lactylation (Kla) is a novelposttranslational modification (PTM) identified in histone and nonhistone proteins of several eukaryotic cells that directly activates gene expression and DNA replication. Ho...

    Authors: Wei Zhao, Helin Yu, Xiaona Liu, Tingting Wang, Yinning Yao, Qixin Zhou, Xiaozi Zheng and Feng Tan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:180
  29. Tick hemolymph bathes internal organs, acts as an exchange medium for nutrients and cellular metabolites, and offers protection against pathogens. Hemolymph is abundant in proteins. However, there has been lim...

    Authors: Lei Liu, Fen Yan, Lu Zhang, Zhi-feng Wu, De-yong Duan and Tian-yin Cheng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:179
  30. About two out of three Ethiopians are at risk of malaria, a disease caused by the parasites Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax. Anopheles stephensi, an invasive vector typically found in South Asia and th...

    Authors: Elizabeth Waymire, Sowmya Duddu, Solomon Yared, Dejene Getachew, Dereje Dengela, Sarah R. Bordenstein, Meshesha Balkew, Sarah Zohdy, Seth R. Irish and Tamar E. Carter
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:178
  31. Schistosomiasis, an acute and chronic parasitic disease, causes substantial morbidity and mortality in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Iron is an essential constituent of numerous macromolecules...

    Authors: Fanyuan Zeng, Cun Yi, Wei Zhang, Shaoyun Cheng, Chengsong Sun, Fang Luo, Zheng Feng and Wei Hu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:177
  32. Several studies have described the effects of human tumor necrosis factor alpha (hTNF-α) on Schistosoma mansoni. hTNF-α affects the worm’s development, metabolism, egg-laying, gene expression and protein phosphor...

    Authors: Ednilson Hilário Lopes-Junior, Claudio Romero Bertevello, Gilbert de Oliveira Silveira, Camila Banca Guedes, Gratchela Dutra Rodrigues, Viviane Sousa Ribeiro, Murilo Sena Amaral, Cristina Takami Kanamura, Pedro Luiz Silva Pinto, Rodrigo Ferreira Krüger, Sergio Verjovski-Almeida and Katia Cristina Oliveira
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:176
  33. The Plasmodium zygote-to-ookinete developmental transition is an essential step for establishing an infection in the mosquito vector, and antigens expressed during this stage are potential targets for transmissio...

    Authors: Peng-peng Wang, Xuefeng Jiang, Jie Bai, Fan Yang, Xinxin Yu, Yudi Wu, Wenqi Zheng, Yongzhe Zhang, Liwang Cui, Fei Liu, Xiaotong Zhu and Yaming Cao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:175
  34. Among live wild mammals adapted to urban and peri-urban habitats in Europe, members of the families Felidae, Mustelidae and Sciuridae deserve special attention as pathogen reservoirs because all of these famil...

    Authors: Sándor Hornok, Sándor A. Boldogh, Nóra Takács, Jenő Kontschán, Sándor Szekeres, Endre Sós, Attila D. Sándor, Yuanzhi Wang and Barbara Tuska-Szalay
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:174
  35. Dengue is prevalent worldwide and is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. Temperature is a strong driver of dengue transmission. However, little is known about the underlying mechanisms.

    Authors: Zhuanzhuan Liu, Ye Xu, Yudi Li, Shihong Xu, Yiji Li, Ling Xiao, Xiaoguang Chen, Cheng He and Kuiyang Zheng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:173
  36. Clonorchiasis, an infectious disease caused by the liver fluke Clonorchis sinensis, may lead to the development of liver and gallbladder diseases, and even cholangiocarcinoma (CCA). However, the pathogenesis, hos...

    Authors: Yang-Yuan Qiu, Qiao-Cheng Chang, Jun-Feng Gao, Ming-Jia Bao, Hai-Tao Luo, Jin-Ho Song, Sung-Jong Hong, Rui-Feng Mao, Yun-Yi Sun, Ying-Yu Chen, Ming-Yuan Liu, Chun-Ren Wang and Xiao-Lei Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:172
  37. In the eco-epidemiological context of Japanese encephalitis (JE), geo-environmental features influence the spatial spread of the vector (Culex tritaeniorhynchus, Giles 1901) density, vector infection, and JE case...

    Authors: Mei-De Liu, Chun-Xiao Li, Jing-Xia Cheng and Tong-Yan Zhao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:171
  38. Cryptosporidium parvum is a zoonotic parasite and member of the phylum Apicomplexa with unique secretory organelles, including a rhoptry, micronemes and dense granules that discharge their contents during parasit...

    Authors: Xiaohui Li, Jigang Yin, Dongqiang Wang, Xin Gao, Ying Zhang, Mingbo Wu and Guan Zhu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:170
  39. Strongyloides stercoralis is endemic in tropical and subtropical regions, but reports of infections in central and northern Europe have been recently increasing. Infections occur mainly in humans and dogs. In dog...

    Authors: Maria Sophia Unterköfler, Iris Eipeldauer, Sophie Merz, Nikola Pantchev, Josef Hermann, René Brunthaler, Walter Basso and Barbara Hinney
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:168
  40. Due to high prevalence of anthelmintic resistance in equine helminths, selective treatment is increasingly promoted and in some countries a positive infection diagnosis is mandatory before treatment. Selective...

    Authors: Heike Boelow, Jürgen Krücken, Eurion Thomas, Greg Mirams and Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:166
  41. Giardia duodenalis is a common parasitic diarrheal agent in humans, especially in developing countries. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and multilocus genetic characterization of G. duoden...

    Authors: Yanchen Wu, Lan Yao, Hongshuang Chen, Weizhe Zhang, Yanyan Jiang, Fengkun Yang, Aiqin Liu and Yujuan Shen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:165
  42. Canine leishmaniosis caused by the protozoan Leishmania infantum is a complex infection due to its variable clinical signs and laboratory findings. Therefore, a broad range of techniques is available for diagnosi...

    Authors: Marta Baxarias, Júlia Viñals, Alejandra Álvarez-Fernández, Mª Magdalena Alcover and Laia Solano-Gallego
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:164
  43. There are several screening tools for detecting Leishmania infantum infection in dogs and various preventive measures to protect against it. Some studies have investigated them, but not many have described their ...

    Authors: Marta Baxarias, Josep Homedes, Cristina Mateu, Charalampos Attipa and Laia Solano-Gallego
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:134
  44. Dipilidiosis is a parasitic disease caused by the tapeworm Dipylidium caninum. Fleas and, less frequently, lice act as an intermediate host, and their ingestion is required for infection to occur. While the disea...

    Authors: Julieta Rousseau, Andry Castro, Teresa Novo and Carla Maia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:131
  45. Feline leishmaniosis caused by Leishmania infantum is often associated with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection; however, the role and clinical significance of this coinfection remain unknown. This stud...

    Authors: Vito Priolo, Marisa Masucci, Giulia Donato, Laia Solano-Gallego, Pamela Martínez-Orellana, Maria Flaminia Persichetti, Ana Raya-Bermúdez, Fabrizio Vitale and Maria Grazia Pennisi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:107
  46. Cranial cruciate ligament rupture (CCLR) results from a multifactorial degenerative process that leads to rupture of the ligament. Vector-borne pathogens (VBP) in dogs can induce joint disease but their role i...

    Authors: María-Dolores Tabar, Javier Tabar, Carolina Naranjo, Laura Altet and Xavier Roura
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:105
  47. Relapsing fever borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Borrelia, inflicting recurrent episodes of fever and spirochetemia in humans. Borrelia persica, the causative agent of relapsin...

    Authors: Gad Baneth, Ann Dvorkin, Bar Ben-Shitrit, Gabriela Kleinerman, Harold Salant, Reinhard K. Straubinger and Yaarit Nachum-Biala
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:102

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