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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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

  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

  21. 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
  22. Insecticide-based malaria vector control is increasingly undermined due to the development of insecticide resistance in mosquitoes. Insecticide resistance may partially be related to the use of pesticides in a...

    Authors: France-Paraudie A. Kouadio, Nadja C. Wipf, Angele S. Nygble, Behi K. Fodjo, Christabelle G. Sadia, John Vontas, Konstantinos Mavridis, Pie Müller and Chouaïbou S. Mouhamadou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:270
  23. Infections with Plasmodium ovale are widely distributed but rarely investigated, and the resulting burden of disease has been underestimated. Plasmodium ovale curtisi Duffy binding protein domain region II (PocDB...

    Authors: Zhenyu Ren, Qiyang Shi, Simin Xu, Jiahui Xu, Yi Yin, Zhijie Lin, Sui Xu, Xiaoqin Ma, Yaobao Liu, Guoding Zhu, Xinlong He, Jingyuan Lu, Yinyue Li, Wenwen Zhang, Jiali Liu, Yun Yang…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:269
  24. Babesia gibsoni, the causative agent of canine babesiosis, belongs to the phylum Apicomplexa. The development of in vitro culture technology has driven research progress in various kinds of omics studies, includi...

    Authors: Zhen Han, Yaxin Zheng, Yu Shi, Fangwei Chen, Chenglong Wu, Lingna Wang, Shiyu Lu, Dongfang Li, Xingai Guan, Lan He and Junlong Zhao
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:268
  25. Indonesia is home to many species of non-human primates (NHPs). Deforestation, which is still ongoing in Indonesia, has substantially reduced the habitat of NHPs in the republic. This has led to an intensifica...

    Authors: Dendi Hadi Permana, Hasmiwati, Dwi Anita Suryandari, Ismail Ekoprayitno Rozi, Lepa Syahrani, Wuryantari Setiadi, Nuzulia Irawati, Rizaldi, Suradi Wangsamuda, Yenni Yusuf, Irdayanti, Hijral Aswad, Puji Budi Setia Asih and Din Syafruddin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:267
  26. Prompt and precise identification of black flies (Simuliidae) is crucial, given their biting behaviour and significant impact on human and animal health. To address the challenges presented by morphology and c...

    Authors: Qi Yan Putt, Zubaidah Ya’cob, Peter H. Adler, Chee Dhang Chen, Yan Xin Hew, Noor Izwan-Anas, Koon Weng Lau, Mohd Sofian-Azirun, Xuan Da Pham, Hiroyuki Takaoka and Van Lun Low
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:266
  27. Flaviviruses are a diverse group of RNA viruses, which include the etiological agents of Zika, dengue and yellow fever that are transmitted by mosquitoes. Flaviviruses do not encode reverse transcriptase and c...

    Authors: Anton Spadar, Jody E. Phelan, Taane G. Clark and Susana Campino
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:265
  28. Although schistosomiasis is a public health issue in Mali, little is known about the parasite genetic profile. The purpose of this study was to analyze the genetic profile of the schistosomes of Schistosoma haema...

    Authors: Agniwo Privat, Boissier Jérôme, Sidibé Bakary, Dembélé Laurent, Diakité Assitan, Doumbo Safiatou Niaré, Akplogan Ahristode, Guindo Hassim, Blin Manon, Dametto Sarah, Ibikounlé Moudachirou, Spangenberg Thomas and Dabo Abdoulaye
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:263
  29. Reducing contact between humans and black flies can lead to interruption of onchocerciasis transmission. The Esperanza Window Trap (EWT) has been shown to be an effective tool for reducing black fly densities....

    Authors: André Domche, Hugues C. Nana-Djeunga, Philippe B. Nwane, Guy R. Njitchouang, Dirane C. Dzune-Fossouo, Betrand Nono Fesuh, Flobert Njiokou and Joseph Kamgno
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:262
  30. Quercetin (QUE) is a natural polyphenol known to have numerous pharmacological properties against infectious and non-infectious diseases. Azithromycin (AZ) is an antibiotic that belongs to the azalide class of...

    Authors: Daniel A. Abugri, Sandani V. T. Wijerathne, Homa Nath Sharma, Joseph A. Ayariga, Audrey Napier and Boakai K. Robertson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:261
  31. Fasciolosis (Fasciola hepatica) and paramphistomosis (Calicophoron daubneyi) are two important infections of livestock. Calicophoron daubneyi is the predominant Paramphistomidae species in Europe, and its prevale...

    Authors: Antonio Bosco, Lavinia Ciuca, Maria Paola Maurelli, Paola Vitiello, Giuseppe Cringoli, Joaquin M. Prada and Laura Rinaldi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:260
  32. Mosquitoes are an important vector of viral transmission, and due to the complexity of the pathogens they transmit, vector control may be the most effective strategy to control mosquito-borne diseases. Chitin ...

    Authors: Chen Zhang, Yanjuan Ding, Min Zhou, Ya Tang, Rufei Chen, Yanrong Chen, Yating Wen and Shigui Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:259
  33. The Gran Chaco region is a major hotspot of Chagas disease. We implemented a 9-year program aimed at suppressing house infestation with Triatoma infestans and stopping vector-borne transmission to creole and indi...

    Authors: Ricardo Esteban Gürtler, Gustavo Fabián Enriquez, María Sol Gaspe, Natalia Paula Macchiaverna, María del Pilar Fernández, Lucía Inés Rodríguez-Planes, Yael Mariana Provecho and Marta Victoria Cardinal
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:258
  34. A close connection between a protozoan parasite and the balance of the other gut microbes of the host has been demonstrated. The calves may be naturally co-infected with many parasites, and the co-effects of p...

    Authors: Yin Fu, Kaihui Zhang, Mengyao Yang, Xiaoying Li, Yuancai Chen, Junqiang Li, Huiyan Xu, Pitambar Dhakal and Longxian Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:257
  35. Toxoplasma gondii is an opportunistic protozoan that is ubiquitous in humans and animals. It can invade any human organ and cause severe diseases, including toxoplasma ophthalmopathy, meningoencephalitis, and liv...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Wang, Miao Cheng, Shuqi Yang, Chen Xing, Qian Li, Yating Zhu, Yongsheng Ji and Yinan Du
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:256
  36. The Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato species complex causes cystic echinococcosis, a zoonotic disease of medical importance. Parasite-derived small extracellular vesicles (sEVs) are involved in the interaction ...

    Authors: María Celeste Nicolao, Christian Rodriguez Rodrigues, Magalí B. Coccimiglio, Camila Ledo, Guillermo H. Docena and Andrea C. Cumino
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:255
  37. Baylisascaris schroederi is the most common and harmful intestinal parasitic nematode of giant pandas, causing ascariasis. Although drug deworming is the main measure to control ascariasis in captive giant pandas...

    Authors: Lang Xiong, Ling Chen, Yanxin Chen, Nengxing Shen, Ruiqi Hua and Guangyou Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:254
  38. Coccidiosis, a prominent intestinal protozoan disease, carries significant economic implications for the poultry industry. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of Fengqiang Shengtai (BLES), a prob...

    Authors: Haiming Cai, Shengjun Luo, Qihong Liu, Qingfeng Zhou, Zhuanqiang Yan, Zhen Kang, Shenquan Liao, Juan Li, Minna Lv, Xuhui Lin, Junjing Hu, Shuilan Yu, Jianfei Zhang, Nanshan Qi and Mingfei Sun
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:253
  39. The isoxazoline fluralaner is effective for prevention of Babesia canis transmission from infected Dermacentor reticulatus ticks to dogs for 84 days in a controlled environment. This study was designed to evaluat...

    Authors: Rafael Chiummo, Eva Zschiesche, Balázs Capári, Róbert Farkas, Mathieu Chiquet, Dhimitër Rapti, Rezart Postoli, Alain Audry and Michael Leschnik
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:252
  40. The American Heartworm Society canine guidelines recommend treatment with doxycycline prior to adulticide administration to reduce levels of Wolbachia and its associated metabolites, which are known to be a leadi...

    Authors: Andrew R. Moorhead, Christopher C. Evans, Kaori Sakamoto, Michael T. Dzimianski, Abdelmoneim Mansour, Utami DiCosty, Crystal Fricks, Scott McCall, Ben Carson, C. Thomas Nelson and John W. McCall
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:251
  41. Hydatigera (Cestoda: Taeniidae) is a recently resurrected genus with the description of a new species, Hydatigera kamiyai, a cryptic entity within the Hydatigera taeniaeformis species complex. Rodents are interme...

    Authors: Milan Miljević, Marija Rajičić, Gérald Umhang, Branka Bajić, Olivera Bjelić Čabrilo, Ivana Budinski and Jelena Blagojević
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:250
  42. The human-pathogenic Kasokero virus (KASV) circulates in an enzootic transmission cycle between Egyptian rousette bats (ERBs; Rousettus aegyptiacus) and their argasid tick ectoparasites, Ornithodoros (Reticulinas...

    Authors: Amy J. Schuh, Brian R. Amman, Jonathan C. Guito, James C. Graziano, Tara K. Sealy and Jonathan S. Towner
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:249
  43. DNA barcoding is a valuable taxonomic tool for rapid and accurate species identification and cryptic species discovery in black flies. Indonesia has 143 nominal species of black flies, but information on their...

    Authors: Yan Xin Hew, Zubaidah Ya’cob, Peter H. Adler, Chee Dhang Chen, Koon Weng Lau, Mohd Sofian-Azirun, Abdullah Halim Muhammad-Rasul, Qi Yan Putt, Noor Izwan-Anas, Upik Kesumawati Hadi, I. Wayan Suana, Hiroyuki Takaoka and Van Lun Low
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:248
  44. Since the advent of ivermectin (along with melarsomine and doxycycline), heartworm has come to be viewed as a solved problem in veterinary medicine, diminishing investment into non-clinical research on Dirofilari...

    Authors: Timothy G. Geary
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:247
  45. Chronic infection with Clonorchis sinensis can cause hepatobiliary fibrosis and even lead to hepatobiliary carcinoma. Epstein-Barr virus-induced gene 3 protein (EBI3) is a subunit of interleukin 35, which can reg...

    Authors: Lei Zhao, Jia Li, Gang Mo, Deping Cao, Chun Li, Guoyang Huang, Liping Jiang, Gen Chen, Hongbing Yao and Xiaohong Peng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:246
  46. Eucoleus aerophilus (syn. Capillaria aerophila) is a nematode with a worldwide geographical distribution. It causes a disease called lung capillariosis by affecting the respiratory tract of wild and domestic anim...

    Authors: Małgorzata Samorek-Pieróg, Tomasz Cencek, Emilia Łabuć, Małgorzata Pac-Sosińska, Mateusz Pieróg, Weronika Korpysa-Dzirba, Aneta Bełcik, Ewa Bilska-Zając and Jacek Karamon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:245
  47. Histomonas meleagridis can infect chickens and turkeys. It uses the eggs of the cecal worm Heterakis gallinarum as a vector and reservoir. Litter beetles (Alphitobius diaperinus) and other arthropod species have ...

    Authors: Maria Tereza Terra, Kenneth S. Macklin, Mark Burleson, Alan Jeon, John F. Beckmann and Ruediger Hauck
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:244
  48. Helminth infections are an important public health problem in humans and have an even greater impact on domestic animal and livestock welfare. Current readouts for anthelmintic drug screening assays are stage ...

    Authors: Arkadi Kundik, Zaneta D. Musimbi, Jürgen Krücken, Thomas Hildebrandt, Oleg Kornilov, Susanne Hartmann and Friederike Ebner
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:243
  49. Phlebotomine sand flies of the genus Trichophoromyia Barretto, 1962 are of great relevance to public health as vectors of Leishmania protozoans. A new phlebotomine species named Trichophoromyia peixotoi n. sp. i...

    Authors: Bruno Leite Rodrigues, Israel de Souza Pinto and Eunice Aparecida Bianchi Galati
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:240

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