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  1. Insecticide resistance is reducing the efficacy of vector control interventions, consequently threatening efforts to control vector-borne diseases, including malaria. Investigating the prevalence of molecular ...

    Authors: Sophie Moss, Elizabeth Pretorius, Sainey Ceesay, Harry Hutchins, Eunice Teixeira da Silva, Mamadou Ousmane Ndiath, Robert T. Jones, Hristina Vasileva, Jody Phelan, Holly Acford-Palmer, Emma Collins, Amabelia Rodrigues, Sanjeev Krishna, Taane G. Clark, Anna Last and Susana Campino
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:10
  2. The excretory/secretory (ES) antigen of Trichinella spiralis muscle larvae (ML) is currently the most widely used diagnostic antigen to detect T. spiralis infection. However, this antigen has certain drawbacks, s...

    Authors: Lu Lu Han, Qi Qi Lu, Yang Li Li, Wen Wen Zheng, Pian Ren, Ruo Dan Liu, Jing Cui and Zhong Quan Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:9
  3. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) may have different impacts on distinct mosquito vector species. We assessed the efficacy of pyrethroid-pyriproxyfen and pyrethroid-chlorfenapyr LLINs on the density of Anoph...

    Authors: Boulais Yovogan, Arthur Sovi, Armel Djènontin, Constantin J. Adoha, Bruno Akinro, Manfred Accrombessi, Edouard Dangbénon, Come Z. Koukpo, Zul-Kifl Affolabi, Prudenciène A. Agboho, Casimir Dossou Kpanou, Landry Assongba, Antoine Abel Missihoun, Tatchémè Filémon Tokponnon, Clément Agbangla, Germain Gil Padonou…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:7
  4. Spatial repellents (SR) may complement current vector control tools and provide additional coverage when people are not under their bednets or are outdoors. Here we assessed the efficacy of a metofluthrin-base...

    Authors: Silas Agumba, Vincent Moshi, Margaret Muchoki, Seline Omondi, Jackline Kosgei, Edward D. Walker, Bernard Abong’o, Nicole Achee, John Grieco and Eric Ochomo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:6
  5. Ixodid ticks, particularly Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l., are important vectors of various disease-causing agents in dogs and humans in Cuba. However, our understading of interactions among tick-borne pathogens (...

    Authors: Cristian Díaz-Corona, Lisset Roblejo-Arias, Elianne Piloto-Sardiñas, Adrian A. Díaz-Sánchez, Angélique Foucault-Simonin, Clemence Galon, Alejandra Wu-Chuang, Lourdes Mateos-Hernández, Zbigniew Zając, Joanna Kulisz, Aneta Wozniak, María Karla Castro-Montes de Oca, Evelyn Lobo-Rivero, Dasiel Obregón, Sara Moutailler, Belkis Corona-González…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:5
  6. Tick control is mostly hampered by the rise of acaricide-resistant tick populations. Significant efforts have focused on developing alternative control methods, including cross-species protective and/or cockta...

    Authors: Ismail Zeb, Luís Fernando Parizi, Muhammad Israr, Itabajara da Silva Vaz Jr and Abid Ali
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:3
  7. The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is known for high levels of ectoparasitism that not only represents a health risk for the animals themselves, but also for pet animals and humans as hedgehogs are frequ...

    Authors: Karolin Schütte, Andrea Springer, Florian Brandes, Maximilian Reuschel, Michael Fehr and Christina Strube
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:2
  8. Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) are a superfamily of multifunctional enzymes in living organisms with metabolic and detoxification functions, which can detoxify exogenous and endogenous compounds and thereby...

    Authors: Meichen Zhao, Zhihua Gao, Xin Ji, Kuang Wang, Songbo Zhang, Yanqing Shi, Xuecheng Song, Zhijun Yu and Xiaolong Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:1
  9. Amplicon-based next-generation sequencing (NGS) has rapidly gained popularity as a powerful method for delineating taxa in complex communities, including helminths. Here, we applied this approach to identify s...

    Authors: Vladislav A. Lobanov, Kelly A. Konecsni, W. Brad Scandrett and Emily J. Jenkins
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:466
  10. Clonorchis sinensis (CS) is classified as a group 1 carcinogen and can cause intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC). CS extracellular vesicles (CsEVs) play important roles in mediating communication between parasi...

    Authors: Li-Jia Wen, Ji-Gang Yin, Yong-Xin Wang, Kai Liu and Ji-Xue Zhao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:465
  11. Since 2014, dengue epidemics have occurred almost annually in Nouakchott, the capital city of Mauritania, coinciding with the recent establishment of Aedes aegypti, the primary vector of dengue, in the city. Anop...

    Authors: Mohamed Aly Ould Lemrabott, Sébastien Briolant, Nicolas Gomez, Leonardo Basco and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:464
  12. The dissociation of antigen-antibody complexes has been utilized to enhance the accuracy of serological tests for infectious diseases, including Dirofilaria immitis. Currently, the antigen detected by available t...

    Authors: Daniel Felipe Barrantes Murillo and Chengming Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:463
  13. Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular parasite with a worldwide distribution. Toxoplasma gondii infections are of great concern for public health, and their impact is usually most severe in pregnant women and the...

    Authors: Ramayana Morais de Medeiros Brito, Gabriella de Lima Bessa, Alexandre Lazoski Bastilho, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Valter Ferreira de Andrade-Neto, Lilian Lacerda Bueno, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara and Luisa M. D. Magalhães
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:461
  14. 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
  15. The synanthropic house fly (Musca domestica) can potentially contribute to the mechanical spread of eggs of Taenia and Ascaris spp. in the environment and between hosts. However, the absence of validated protocol...

    Authors: Sophie De Bock, Luc Duchateau, Bruno Levecke and Sarah Gabriël
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:459
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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

  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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

  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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

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