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  1. Content type: Research

    The proportion of mosquitoes infected with malaria is an important entomological metric used to assess the intensity of transmission and the impact of vector control interventions. Currently, the prevalence of...

    Authors: Pedro M. Esperança, Andrew M. Blagborough, Dari F. Da, Floyd E. Dowell and Thomas S. Churcher

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:377

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    Rickettsiae are emerging pathogens causing public health problems in many countries around the world. Rickettsia spp. are found in association with a wide range of arthropods which feed on different species of an...

    Authors: Jana Radzijevskaja, Evelina Kaminskienė, Indrė Lipatova, Dalytė Mardosaitė-Busaitienė, Linas Balčiauskas, Michal Stanko and Algimantas Paulauskas

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:375

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    In Catalonia (north-eastern Spain), Taenia saginata has been described in cattle but its occurrence in humans is unclear. Moreover, whether cattle acquired the infection in Catalonia or outside Catalonia and its ...

    Authors: Minerva Laranjo-González, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Famke Jansen, Pierre Dorny, Céline Dupuy, Ana Requena-Méndez and Alberto Allepuz

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:376

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    Nematodes of the subfamily Ostertagiinae appear to be rather specific to a species or family of hosts, but some are observed in a wide variety of hosts. The nematode Ostertagia leptospicularis draws special atten...

    Authors: Anna Wyrobisz-Papiewska, Jerzy Kowal, Paweł Nosal, Gabriela Chovancová and Steffen Rehbein

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:369

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    Lyme borreliosis in humans results in a range of clinical manifestations, thought to be partly due to differences in the pathogenicity of the infecting strain. This study compared European human clinical strai...

    Authors: Floriane Gallais, Sylvie J. De Martino, Erik A. Sauleau, Yves Hansmann, Dan Lipsker, Cédric Lenormand, Emilie Talagrand-Reboul, Pierre H. Boyer, Nathalie Boulanger, Benoît Jaulhac and Frédéric Schramm

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:374

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    Larval indices such as Premise Index (PI), Breteau Index (BI) and Container Index (CI) are widely used to interpret the density of dengue vectors in surveillance programmes. These indices may be useful for for...

    Authors: Lahiru Udayanga, Nayana Gunathilaka, Mohamed Cassim Mohamed Iqbal, Mohamed Mujithaba Mohamed Najim, Kusumawathie Pahalagedara and Wimaladharma Abeyewickreme

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:368

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  7. Content type: Research

    Visceral leishmaniasis is a serious public health problem in Brazil, and control of this disease constitutes a major challenge. The purpose of this study was to assess the existing spatial and temporal relatio...

    Authors: Fábio Raphael Pascoti Bruhn, Maria Helena Franco Morais, Denis Lucio Cardoso, Nádia Campos Pereira Bruhn, Fernando Ferreira and Christiane Maria Barcellos Magalhães da Rocha

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:372

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    Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) including Ascaris lumbricoides, Necator americanus, Ancylostoma spp. and Trichuris trichiura are cause of significant global morbidity. To mitigate their disease burden, at-risk ...

    Authors: Susana Vaz Nery, Jessica Qi, Stacey Llewellyn, Naomi E. Clarke, Rebecca Traub, Darren J. Gray, Andrew J. Vallely, Gail M. Williams, Ross M. Andrews, James S. McCarthy and Archie C. A. Clements

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:373

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  9. Content type: Short report

    Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) frequently infect South American camelids (alpacas and llamas) and cause economic losses due to reduced production of fiber, meat and/or leather. Our knowledge about the epide...

    Authors: Mohammed H. Rashid, Hagos Gebrekidan and Abdul Jabbar

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:370

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    Ixodes ricinus is the most important vector of tick-borne diseases in Europe. A better knowledge of its genome and transcriptome is important for developing control strategies. Previous transcriptomic studies of

    Authors: N. Pierre Charrier, Marjorie Couton, Maarten J. Voordouw, Olivier Rais, Axelle Durand-Hermouet, Caroline Hervet, Olivier Plantard and Claude Rispe

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:364

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    Fasciola hepatica is of worldwide significance, impacting on the health, welfare and productivity of livestock and regarded by WHO as a re-emerging zoonosis. Triclabendazole (TCBZ), the drug of choice for control...

    Authors: Jane E. Hodgkinson, Krystyna Cwiklinski, Nicola Beesley, Catherine Hartley, Katherine Allen and Diana J. L. Williams

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:363

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    Insecticides used against Aedes aegypti and other disease vectors can elicit a multitude of dose-dependent effects on behavioral and bionomic traits. Estimating the potential epidemiological impact of a product r...

    Authors: Quirine A. ten Bosch, Fanny Castro-Llanos, Hortance Manda, Amy C. Morrison, John P. Grieco, Nicole L. Achee and T. Alex Perkins

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:365

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    The poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae negatively impacts bird welfare and health, and interferes with egg production and quality, while emerging acaricide resistance limits control options. Fluralaner, a nove...

    Authors: Emmanuel Thomas, Hartmut Zoller, Gabriele Liebisch, Luis Francisco Angeli Alves, Luis Vettorato, Rafael M. Chiummo and Annie Sigognault-Flochlay

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:361

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    The year 1971 was the first time in New York State (NYS) that Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) was identified in mosquitoes, in Culiseta melanura and Culiseta morsitans. At that time, state and county hea...

    Authors: JoAnne Oliver, Gary Lukacik, John Kokas, Scott R. Campbell, Laura D. Kramer, James A. Sherwood and John J. Howard

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:362

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  15. Content type: Research

    Taenia solium cysticercosis, recognized as a neglected tropical disease by the WHO, is distributed mostly in developing countries of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Pigs and humans act as intermediate...

    Authors: Dinh Ng-Nguyen, John Noh, Kathleen Breen, Mark Anthony Stevenson, Sukwan Handali and Rebecca Justine Traub

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:360

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    Zika virus (ZIKV) and dengue virus (DENV) are mosquito-borne flaviviruses prevalent throughout tropical regions. Currently, management of ZIKV and DENV centers on control of the primary vector Aedes aegypti. This...

    Authors: Alvaro E. Eiras, Simone F. Pires, Kyran M. Staunton, Kelly S. Paixão, Marcelo C. Resende, Hilcielly A. Silva, Isadora G. Rocha, Bruna A. Oliveira, Anderson M. Peres, Betânia P. Drumond and Scott A. Ritchie

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:359

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    Hematophagous Culicoides spp. biting midges are of great agricultural importance as livestock, equine, and wildlife pests and as vectors of the orbiviruses bluetongue, epizootic hemorrhagic disease and African ho...

    Authors: Christopher J. Lehiy, Lindsey M. Reister-Hendricks, Mark G. Ruder, D. Scott McVey and Barbara S. Drolet

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:358

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  18. Content type: Research

    Chagas disease control programmes have decreased the prevalence of Chagas disease in Latin America. Together with migration to urban areas and increase in life expectancy, a new scenario for Chagas disease has...

    Authors: Alexandre Gomes Vizzoni, Margareth Catoia Varela, Luiz Henrique Conde Sangenis, Alejandro Marcel Hasslocher-Moreno, Pedro Emmanuel Alvarenga Americano do Brasil and Roberto Magalhães Saraiva

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:354

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    Parasites can exert selection pressure on their hosts through effects on survival, on reproductive success, on sexually selected ornament, with important ecological and evolutionary consequences, such as chang...

    Authors: Juan F. Masello, Javier Martínez, Luciano Calderón, Michael Wink, Petra Quillfeldt, Virginia Sanz, Jörn Theuerkauf, Luis Ortiz-Catedral, Igor Berkunsky, Dianne Brunton, José A. Díaz-Luque, Mark E. Hauber, Valeria Ojeda, Antoine Barnaud, Laura Casalins, Bethany Jackson…

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:357

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    The zoonotic nematode Trichinella britovi was discovered in two neighboring Mediterranean islands of Corsica and Sardinia, almost simultaneously at the beginning of the 21st century. An epidemiological link betwe...

    Authors: Giuseppe La Rosa, Isabelle Vallée, Gianluca Marucci, François Casabianca, Ennio Bandino, Fabio Galati, Pascal Boireau and Edoardo Pozio

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:353

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    After more than 15 years of community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) in the Centre 1, Littoral 2 and West CDTI projects in Cameroon, the epidemiological evaluation conducted in 2011 revealed that on...

    Authors: Guy-Roger Kamga, Fanny N. Dissak-Delon, Hugues C. Nana-Djeunga, Benjamin D. Biholong, Stephen Mbigha Ghogomu, Jacob Souopgui, Joseph Kamgno and Annie Robert

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:356

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    The Leishmania spp. protozoa are introduced into humans through a sand fly blood meal, depositing the infectious metacyclic promastigote form of the parasite into human skin. Parasites enter a variety of host cel...

    Authors: Skye Marshall, Patrick H. Kelly, Brajesh K. Singh, R. Marshall Pope, Peter Kim, Bayan Zhanbolat, Mary E. Wilson and Chaoqun Yao

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:355

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  23. Content type: Research

    Ehrlichiosis is an important emerging infectious disease of the canid family and humans worldwide. To date, no extensive evaluation or validation of a molecular diagnostic test for ehrlichiosis has been publis...

    Authors: Kirsty Thomson, Tal Yaaran, Alex Belshaw, Lucia Curson, Laurence Tisi, Sarah Maurice and Guy Kiddle

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:350

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