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  1. Echinococcus granulosus cyst fluid (EgCF) weakens macrophage inflammatory responses, thereby enabling the parasite to evade the immune system. However, the role of histone modification in this process remains to ...

    Authors: Xiaopeng Wang, Ruolin Lin, Chunxue Fu, Chun Yang, Dan Dong, Xiangwei Wu, Xueling Chen, Lianghai Wang and Jun Hou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:321
  2. Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus are important human arbovirus vectors that can spread arboviral diseases such as yellow fever, dengue, chikungunya and Zika. These two mosquito species coexist on Hainan Island an...

    Authors: Minghui Zhao, Xin Ran, Yu Bai, Zu Ma, Jian Gao, Dan Xing, Chunxiao Li, Xiaoxia Guo, Xianyi Jian, Wei Liu, Yun Liao, Kan Chen, Hengduan Zhang and Tongyan Zhao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:319
  3. Mosquitoes carry a variety of viruses that can cause disease in humans, animals and livestock. Surveys for viruses carried by wild mosquitoes can significantly contribute to surveillance efforts and early dete...

    Authors: Xiaomin Tang, Rongting Li, Yanfei Qi, Weiyi Li, Zhihao Liu and Jiahong Wu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:318
  4. Borrelia are important disease-causing tick- and louse-borne spirochaetes than can infect a wide variety of vertebrates, including humans and reptiles. Reptile-associated (REP) Borrelia, once considered a peculia...

    Authors: Alexander William Gofton, Angel Popa-Baez, Ai Takano, Kari Soennichsen, Michelle Michie, Makenna Short, Supriyono Supriyono, Jack Pascoe, Sue Cusbert and Robert Mulley
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:317
  5. Spirometra mansoni can parasitize animals and humans through food and water, causing parasitic zoonosis. Knowledge of the developmental process of S. mansoni is crucial for effective treatment; thus, it is import...

    Authors: Rui Jie Wang, Wen Li, Shi Nan Liu, Si Yao Wang, Peng Jiang, Zhong Quan Wang and Xi Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:316
  6. Pathogens face strong selection from host immune responses, yet many host populations support pervasive pathogen populations. We investigated this puzzle in a model system of Bartonella and rodents from Israel’s ...

    Authors: Ruth Rodríguez-Pastor, Adam Z. Hasik, Nadav Knossow, Enav Bar-Shira, Naama Shahar, Ricardo Gutiérrez, Luis Zaman, Shimon Harrus, Richard E. Lenski, Jeffrey E. Barrick and Hadas Hawlena
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:315
  7. Due to the burden of schistosomiasis (SCH) and soil-transmitted helminths (STH), Togo Ministry of Health launched a program for Preventive Chemotherapy Neglected Tropical Diseases (PC-NTDs) in 2009, initiating...

    Authors: Ameyo M. Dorkenoo, Anna E. Phillips, Luke Klein, Fiali Lack, Essoham Ataba, Kossi Yakpa, Atna-Edi Tagba, Bozi-Esso Assoti, Efoe Sossou, Mawèké Tchalim, Gbati Datagni, Anders Seim, Marie Denise Milord and Yao Kassankogno
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:314
  8. Canine hepatozoonosis caused by Hepatozoon canis is a common infection in dogs, with frequent case reports from the Mediterranean region and more recently from several Central European countries, such as Hungary ...

    Authors: Katarzyna Tołkacz, Milena Kretschmer, Sabina Nowak, Robert W. Mysłajek, Mustafa Alsarraf, Dagmara Wężyk and Anna Bajer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:313
  9. Coccidiosis caused by Eimeria zuernii (Eimeriidae: Coccidia) represents a significant economic threat to the bovine industry. Understanding the evolutionary and genetic biology of E. zuernii can assist in new int...

    Authors: Xuan Zhou, Zhao Wang, Pengchen Zhu, Xiaobin Gu, Ran He, Jing Xu, Bo Jing, Lidan Wang, Shun Chen and Yue Xie
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:312
  10. Strengthening the mosquito control measures undertaken by residents of an area where dengue fever is present can significantly decrease the spread of this disease. The aim of this study was to explore the effe...

    Authors: Xinchang Lun, Rui Yang, Linghong Lin, Yiguan Wang, Jun Wang, Yuhong Guo, Pengcheng Xiu, Caiying Zhu, Qiyong Liu, Lei Xu and Fengxia Meng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:311
  11. Blood-sucking phlebotomine sand flies are vectors of the protozoan parasites Leishmania spp. Although the intestinal microbiota is involved in a wide range of biological and physiological processes and has the po...

    Authors: Ahmed Tabbabi, Daiki Mizushima, Daisuke S. Yamamoto and Hirotomo Kato
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:310
  12. The malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum utilizes multiple alternative receptor-ligand interactions for the invasion of human erythrocytes. While some P. falciparum clones make use of sialic acid (SA) residues ...

    Authors: Nora Nghochuzie Nganyewo, Fatoumata Bojang, Eniyou Cheryll Oriero, Ndey Fatou Drammeh, Olumide Ajibola, Haddijatou Mbye, Aminata Seedy Jawara, Simon Corea, Gordon Akanzuwine Awandare, Umberto D’Alessandro, Lucas N. Amenga-Etego and Alfred Amambua-Ngwa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:309
  13. Dengue virus serotypes (DENV-1 to -4) can be transmitted vertically in Aedes aegpti mosquitoes. Whether infection with the wMel strain of the endosymbiont Wolbachia can reduce the incidence of vertical transmissi...

    Authors: Kien Duong Thi Hue, Daniela da Silva Goncalves, Vi Tran Thuy, Long Thi Vo, Dui Le Thi, Nhu Vu Tuyet, Giang Nguyen Thi, Trang Huynh Thi Xuan, Nguyet Nguyen Minh, Phong Nguyen Thanh, Sophie Yacoub and Cameron P. Simmons
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:308
  14. After several years without bluetongue disease, a ruminant illness caused by Culicoides-borne bluetongue virus (BTV), two new autochthonous cases were reported in 2018 in Germany. By contrast, Schmallenberg virus...

    Authors: Sarah Groschupp, Helge Kampen and Doreen Werner
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:307
  15. The protozoan parasite Babesia microti that causes the zoonotic disease babesiosis resides in the erythrocytes of its mammalian host during its life-cycle. No effective vaccines are currently available to prevent...

    Authors: Yao Wang, Qianqian Zhang, Wanruo Zhang, Junhu Chen, Jianfeng Dai and Xia Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:306
  16. Microsporidia are a class of obligate intracellular parasitic unicellular eukaryotes that infect a variety of hosts, even including humans. Although different species of microsporidia differ in host range and ...

    Authors: Yuqing Chen, Qing Lv, Hongjie Liao, Zhengkai Xie, Liuyi Hong, Lei Qi, Guoqing Pan, Mengxian Long and Zeyang Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:305
  17. The successful use of semiochemicals to attract insects to traps is based on research on the most suitable compounds and their release profiles over time. Based on the group's promising results, matrices with ...

    Authors: Ana Carolina Bueno, Vicente Estevam Machado, Flávia Benini da Rocha Silva, Fernanda Isadora Boni, Beatriz Stringhetti Ferreira Cury, Maria Palmira Daflon Gremião and Mara Cristina Pinto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:303
  18. Species distribution modeling (SDM) has become an increasingly common approach to explore questions about ecology, geography, outbreak risk, and global change as they relate to infectious disease vectors. Here...

    Authors: Catherine A. Lippi, Stephanie J. Mundis, Rachel Sippy, J. Matthew Flenniken, Anusha Chaudhary, Gavriella Hecht, Colin J. Carlson and Sadie J. Ryan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:302
  19. Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a tick-vectored, obligately intracellular bacterium that infects a diversity of vertebrate hosts. In North America, the Ap-ha variant of A. phagocytophilum can cause dangerous infecti...

    Authors: Matthew L. Aardema
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:301
  20. Eave tube technology is a novel method of insecticide application that uses an electrostatic coating system to boost insecticide efficacy against resistant mosquitoes. A series of previous experiments showed e...

    Authors: Innocent Z. Tia, Antoine M. G. Barreaux, Welbeck A. Oumbouke, Alphonsine A. Koffi, Ludovic P. Ahoua Alou, Soromane Camara, Rosine Z. Wolie, Eleanore D. Sternberg, Amal Dahounto, Gregoire Y. Yapi, Matthew B. Thomas and Raphael N’Guessan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:300
  21. Six species of apicomplexan parasites of the genus Babesia, namely B. microti, B. divergens, B. duncani, B. motasi, B. crassa–like and B. venatorum, are considered to be the primary causal agents of human babesio...

    Authors: Yanbo Wang, Shangdi Zhang, Xiaoyun Li, Yueli Nian, Xinyue Liu, Junlong Liu, Hong Yin, Guiquan Guan and Jinming Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:299
  22. Detection of parasite-specific IgG in urine is a sensitive method for diagnosis of strongyloidiasis and gives similar accuracy to serum IgG. However, there are no data concerning detection of IgG subclass in u...

    Authors: Phattharaphon Wongphutorn, Chanika Worasith, Kulthida Y. Kopolrat, Chutima Homwong, Jiraporn Sithithaworn, Chatanun Eamudomkarn, Anchalee Techasen, Patcharaporn Tippayawat, Opal Pitaksakurat, Nuttanan Hongsrichan, Thomas Crellen and Paiboon Sithithaworn
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:298
  23. Mosquitoes play an absolute role in the spread of epidemic arbovirus diseases. Worldwide, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are the main vectors responsible for the spread of these mosquito-borne diseases. Aedes...

    Authors: Yuepeng Li, Qi An, Zhuo Sun, Xiang Gao and Hongbin Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:297
  24. Feline heartworm disease (HWD) is a complex and often misdiagnosed disease in cats, caused by the filarial nematode Dirofilaria immitis. Despite its significant impact, studies reporting the prevalence of D. immi...

    Authors: Daniel Felipe Barrantes Murillo, Lindsay Starkey, Theresa Wood, Rachel Smith, Byron Blagburn, Joy Bowles, Hill Allen, Caroline Lewis, Yue Shu and Chengming Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:296
  25. The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic was marked by an increase in diagnosis and treatment delays for a range of medical conditions. Yet the impact of the pandemic on the management of tick-borne di...

    Authors: Victor Arahirwa, Katherine Tyrlik, Haley Abernathy, Caitlin Cassidy, Aidin Alejo, Odai Mansour, Dana Giandomenico, Amanda Brown Marusiak and Ross M. Boyce
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:295
  26. The zoonotic nematode Thelazia callipaeda infects the eyes of domestic and wild animals and uses canids as primary hosts. It was originally described in Asia, but in the last 20 years it has been reported in many...

    Authors: Maria Sophia Unterköfler, Patrick Dengg, Miriam Niederbacher, Sarah Lindorfer, Antonia Eberle, Alexandra Huck, Katalina Staufer, Carina Zittra, Licha Natalia Wortha, Adnan Hodžić, Georg Gerhard Duscher, Josef Harl, Gerhard Schlüsslmayr, Marcos Antonio Bezerra-Santos, Domenico Otranto, Katja Silbermayr…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:294
  27. The effects of ivermectin (endectocide) on mosquito survival make it a potential new malaria vector control tool. The drug can be administered to mosquito disease vectors through blood hosts that include human...

    Authors: Caroline Kiuru, Kelly Ominde, Martha Muturi, Lawrence Babu, Caroline Wanjiku, Carlos Chaccour and Marta Ferreira Maia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:293
  28. In recent years, the usefulness of echocardiography and serum biomarkers in the diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension (PH) in dogs with heartworm disease has been studied. Previously, N-terminal pro B-type natri...

    Authors: Noelia Costa-Rodríguez, Sara N. García-Rodríguez, Jorge I. Matos, Yaiza Falcón-Cordón, Rodrigo Morchón, José A. Montoya-Alonso and Elena Carretón
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:292
  29. Biological invasions have increased significantly with the tremendous growth of international trade and transport. Hematophagous arthropods can be vectors of infectious and potentially lethal pathogens and par...

    Authors: Ross N. Cuthbert, Frédéric Darriet, Olivier Chabrerie, Jonathan Lenoir, Franck Courchamp, Cecilia Claeys, Vincent Robert, Frédéric Jourdain, Romain Ulmer, Christophe Diagne, Diego Ayala, Frédéric Simard, Serge Morand and David Renault
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:291
  30. The CAP superfamily proteins are distributed widely in eukaryotes and play crucial roles in various biological processes. However, very little is known about their functions in parasitic nematodes, including Haem...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Zhuolin Tao, Yifan Wang, Xin Liu, Chunqun Wang, Lu Liu and Min Hu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:290
  31. The zoonotic intracellular alpha-proteobacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a tick-transmitted pathogen. The associations between vertebrate reservoirs and vectors are described as wide-ranging, and it was prev...

    Authors: Julia Fröhlich, Susanne Fischer, Benjamin Bauer, Dietmar Hamel, Barbara Kohn, Marion Ahlers, Anna Obiegala, Evelyn Overzier, Martin Pfeffer, Kurt Pfister, Cristian Răileanu, Steffen Rehbein, Jasmin Skuballa and Cornelia Silaghi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:289
  32. For decades, zinc sulfate centrifugal fecal flotation microscopy (ZCF) has been the mainstay technique for gastrointestinal (GI) parasite screening at veterinary clinics and laboratories. Elsewhere, PCR has re...

    Authors: Christian M. Leutenegger, Cecilia E. Lozoya, Jeffrey Tereski, Jan Andrews, Kelly D. Mitchell, Cathy Meeks, Jennifer L. Willcox, Gregory Freeman, Holly L. Richmond, Christian Savard and Michelle D. Evason
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:288
  33. Cryptocaryon irritans, a common parasite in tropical and subtropical marine teleost fish, has caused serious harm to the marine aquaculture industry. Honokiol was proven to induce C. irritans tomont cytoplasm shr...

    Authors: Zi-Chen Zhao, Man-Yi Jiang, Ji-Hui Huang, Chuan Lin, Wei-Liang Guo, Zhi-Hong Zhong, Qing-Qin Huang, Shao-Long Liu, Heng-Wei Deng and Yong-Can Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:287
  34. Ticks are known to transmit a wide range of diseases, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, and protozoa. The expansion of tick habitats has been intensified in recent years due to various factors such ...

    Authors: Rui Ma, Chunfu Li, Haoqiang Tian, Yan Zhang, Xinyu Feng, Jian Li and Wei Hu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:286
  35. Clonorchiasis remains a non-negligible global zoonosis, causing serious socioeconomic burdens in endemic areas. Clonorchis sinensis infection typically elicits Th1/Th2 mixed immune responses during the course of ...

    Authors: Yuhong Wu, Xueling Deng, Zhanshuai Wu, Dengyu Liu, Xiaoyin Fu, Lili Tang, Shanshan He, Jiahui Lv, Jilong Wang, Qing Li, Tingzheng Zhan and Zeli Tang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:285
  36. The time required for PCR detection of DNA in human blood meals in vector mosquitoes may vary, depending on the molecular markers used, based on the size and copy number of the amplicons. Detailed knowledge of...

    Authors: Fahimeh Talebzadeh, Masoud Ghadipasha, Jaber Gharehdaghi, Reza Raoofian, Kamal Azam, Mona Koosha and Mohammad Ali Oshaghi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:284
  37. Authors: Alberto N. Barrera-Illanes, María Victoria Micieli, Marina Ibáñez-Shimabukuro, María Soledad Santini, Ademir J. Martins and Sheila Ons
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:283

    The original article was published in Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:222

  38. Leishmaniasis is a zoonotic disease endemic in the Mediterranean region where Leishmania infantum is the causative agent of human and canine infection. Characterization of this parasite at the subspecies level ca...

    Authors: Gloria Buffi, Marcello Ceccarelli, Aurora Diotallevi, Michelalberto Abruzzese, Federica Bruno, Germano Castelli, Fabrizio Vitale, Francesca Andreoni, Daniela Bencardino, Mauro Magnani and Luca Galluzzi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:282
  39. Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are economically important blood-feeding pests closely associated with livestock production. They are the principal vectors of two hemorrhagic disease viruses a...

    Authors: Blythe E. Lawson and Emily G. McDermott
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:281
  40. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), is increasing worldwide. Although there is currently no completely curative treatment, helminthic therapy shows cer...

    Authors: Zhen-Rong Ma, Zhuo-Lin Li, Ni Zhang, Bin Lu, Xuan-Wu Li, Ye-Hong Huang, Dibo Nouhoum, Xian-Shu Liu, Ke-Chun Xiao, Li-Ting Cai, Shao-Rui Xu, Xue-Xian O. Yang, Shuai-Qin Huang and Xiang Wu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:280
  41. Lucilia cuprina and L. sericata (family Calliphoridae) are globally significant ectoparasites of sheep. Current literature suggests that only one of these blowfly subspecies, L. cuprina dorsalis, is a primary par...

    Authors: Shilpa Kapoor, Neil D. Young, Ying Ting Yang, Philip Batterham, Robin B. Gasser, Vernon M. Bowles, Clare A. Anstead and Trent Perry
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:279
  42. Stephanofilaria stilesi is a vector-borne filarioid nematode of cattle in North America that is transmitted via the hematophagous horn fly (Haematobia irritans) intermediate host. Despite being relatively common,...

    Authors: Clinson C. Lui, Matthew Kulpa, Guilherme G. Verocai, Aníbal G. Armién, Erin E. Edwards, Dominique J. Wiener and Raquel R. Rech
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:278
  43. Malaria caused by Plasmodium species is a prominent public health concern worldwide, and the infection of a malarial parasite is transmitted to humans through the saliva of female Anopheles mosquitoes. Plasmodium

    Authors: Junying Gao, Ning Jiang, Yiwei Zhang, Ran Chen, Ying Feng, Xiaoyu Sang and Qijun Chen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:277
  44. Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm) is the main pathogen responsible for eosinophilic meningitis in humans. One of its intermediate snail hosts, Achatina fulica, was already present in many countries aroun...

    Authors: Gelixa Gamiette, Séverine Ferdinand, David Couvin, Céline Dard and Antoine Talarmin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:276
  45. The family Toxocaridae is a group of zooparasitic nematodes of veterinary, medical and economic significance. However, the evolutionary relationship of Porrocaecum and Toxocara, both genera currently classified i...

    Authors: Xiao-Hong Gu, Ning Guo, Hui-Xia Chen, Jiljí Sitko, Lin-Wei Li, Bing-Qian Guo and Liang Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:275
  46. Bovine babesiosis, caused by different Babesia spp. such as B. bovis, B. bigemina, B. divergens, and B. major, is a global disease that poses a serious threat to livestock production. Babesia bovis infections are...

    Authors: John Harvey M. Santos, Hannah V. Siddle, Ali Raza, Danielle I. Stanisic, Michael F. Good and Ala E. Tabor
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:274
  47. The resistance of a Culex quinquefasciatus strain to the binary (Bin) larvicidal toxin from Lysinibacillus sphaericus is due to the lack of expression of the toxin’s receptors, the membrane-bound Cqm1 α-glucosida...

    Authors: Heverly Suzany G. Menezes, Samara G. Costa-Latgé, Fernando A. Genta, Thiago H. Napoleão, Patrícia M. G. Paiva, Tatiany P. Romão and Maria Helena N. L. Silva-Filha
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:273
  48. 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 Julef, Josephus Fourie, Alec Evans, Joseph Byaruhanga and Maxime Madder
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:272

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

  49. Pathogenic viruses can be transmitted by female Aedes aegypti (Ae. aegypti) mosquitoes during blood-meal acquisition from vertebrates. Silencing of mosquito- and midgut-specific microRNA (miRNA) 1174 (miR-1174) i...

    Authors: Yangrui Luo, Dun Liu, Yuanmei Wang, Fan Zhang, Yankun Xu, Qian Pu, Lu Zhao, Tianqi Wei, Ting Fan, Yuqi Lou and Shiping Liu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:271

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