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  1. Although the Republic of Namibia has significantly reduced malaria transmission, regular outbreaks and persistent transmission impede progress towards elimination. Towards an understanding of the protective ef...

    Authors: Tabeth Mwema, Ophilia Lukubwe, Rosalia Joseph, Deodatus Maliti, Iitula Iitula, Stark Katokele, Petrina Uusiku, Dennis Walusimbi, Sheila Barasa Ogoma, Munya Tambo, Cara Smith Gueye, Yasmin A. Williams, Elodie Vajda, Allison Tatarsky, Seth J. Eiseb, Davis R. Mumbengegwi…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:436
  2. Vector control interventions in sub-Saharan Africa rely on insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying. Insecticide resistance, poor coverage of interventions, poor quality nets and changes in vector...

    Authors: Harouna M. Soumare, Edgard Diniba Dabira, Muhammed M. Camara, Lamin Jadama, Pa Modou Gaye, Sainey Kanteh, Ebrima A. Jawara, Amie Kolleh Njie, Fatou Sanneh, Mamadou Ousman Ndiath, Steven W. Lindsay, Bakary Conteh, Sainey Ceesay, Nuredin Mohammed, Michael Ooko, John Bradley…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:435
  3. Babesia is an intraerythrocytic parasite often misdiagnosed as a malaria parasite, leading to inappropriate treatment of the disease especially in co-endemic areas. In recent years, optical diffraction tomography...

    Authors: Ernest Mazigo, Hojong Jun, Jeonghun Oh, Wasiq Malik, Johnsy Mary Louis, Tong-Soo Kim, Se Jin Lee, Sunghun Na, Wanjoo Chun, Won Sun Park, Yong-Keun Park, Eun-Taek Han, Min-Jae Kim and Jin-Hee Han
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:434
  4. Estimation of the composition and densities of mosquito species populations is crucial for monitoring the epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases and provide information on local vectors to public health offic...

    Authors: Jonathan Karisa, Kelly Ominde, Simon Muriu, Vanessa Munyao, Kioko Mwikali, Lawrence Babu, Zedekiah Ondieki, Brian Bartilol, Mercy Tuwei, Caroline Wanjiku, Marta Maia, Janet Midega, Martin Rono, Norbert Peshu, Charles Mbogo and Joseph M. Mwangangi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:430
  5. Plasmodium vivax rhoptry-associated membrane antigen (RAMA) is a glycophosphatidylinositol-anchored membrane protein currently under consideration as a malaria vaccine candidate. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies...

    Authors: Jieyun Ge, Qiubo Wang, Gangcheng Chen, Kokouvi Kassegne, Hangye Zhang, Jiali Yu, Jianxia Tang, Bo Wang, Feng Lu, Jun Cao, Eun-Taek Han and Yang Cheng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:428
  6. The infraorder Rhigonematomorpha comprises a group of obligate parasitic nematodes of millipedes (Arthropoda: Diplopoda). The current species identification of Rhigonematomorpha nematodes remains mainly based ...

    Authors: Yu Zhang, Lian-Di Wang, Koichi Hasegawa, Seiya Nagae, Hui-Xia Chen, Lin-Wei Li and Liang Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:427
  7. Insecticide resistance (IR) monitoring is essential for evidence-based control of mosquito-borne diseases. While widespread pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles and Aedes species has been described in many countrie...

    Authors: Michelle Katusele, Solomon Lagur, Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Samuel Demok, Joelyn Goi, Naomi Vincent, Muker Sakur, Absalom Dau, Lemen Kilepak, Stephen Gideon, Christine Pombreaw, Leo Makita, Ary Hoffmann, Leanne J. Robinson, Moses Laman and Stephan Karl
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:426
  8. Equine thelaziosis is a neglected vector-borne parasitic disease in modern veterinary medicine, lacking recent reports. It is transmitted by Musca autumnalis, and potentially other Muscidae species, by ingesting ...

    Authors: Vlad-Dan Cotuțiu, Angela Monica Ionică, Menelaos Lefkaditis, Cristina Daniela Cazan, Alina Diana Hașaș and Andrei Daniel Mihalca
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:425
  9. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than one million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide. Although STIs may be asymptomatic in many cases, they can cause ...

    Authors: Iwona Lesiak-Markowicz, Claudia Tscherwizek, Wolfgang Pöppl, Gerhard Mooseder, Julia Walochnik and Ursula Fürnkranz
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:424
  10. The common house mosquito Culex pipiens is known to be a major vector for West Nile virus. In order to decrease risks of West Nile virus outbreaks in Europe, insecticides and the bio-larvicide Bacillus thuringien...

    Authors: Stien Vereecken, Adwine Vanslembrouck, Isabelle Marie Kramer and Ruth Müller
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:423
  11. Mosquitoes are responsible for disease transmission worldwide. They possess the ability to discriminate between different ecological resources, including nectar sources, animal hosts and oviposition sites, a f...

    Authors: Amir Dekel, Evyatar Sar-Shalom, Yuri Vainer, Esther Yakir and Jonathan D. Bohbot
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:422
  12. Estimating human exposure to mosquito vectors is crucial for the prediction of malaria transmission and intervention impact. The human landing catch method is frequently used to directly measure estimate expos...

    Authors: Victoria Githu, Maneno E. Baravuga, Asiya Mbarawa, Hajirani M. Msuya, Yeromin P. Mlacha, Prosper P. Chaki, Samson Kiware, Nosrat Mirzai, Heather M. Ferguson and Nicodem J. Govella
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:420
  13. Ovine psoroptic mange (sheep scab) is an infectious condition caused by an allergen-induced hypersensitivity response to the mite Psoroptes ovis. Infestation results in clinical disease, economic loss and welfare...

    Authors: Chloe Makepeace, Emily Joanne Nixon, Stewart T. G. Burgess, Lesley Stubbings and Richard Wall
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:419
  14. Loa loa microfilariae circulate in the peripheral blood of human hosts following a diurnal periodicity, with maximal microfilaremia levels generally observed between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. Few studies have assesse...

    Authors: Jérémy T. Campillo, Frédéric Louya, Paul Bikita, François Missamou, Sébastien D. S. Pion, Michel Boussinesq and Cédric B. Chesnais
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:417
  15. Malaria in western Kenya is currently characterized by sustained high Plasmodial transmission and infection resurgence, despite positive responses in some areas following intensified malaria control interventi...

    Authors: Benyl M. Ondeto, Xiaoming Wang, Harrysone Atieli, Daibin Zhong, Guofa Zhou, Ming-Chieh Lee, Pauline Winnie Orondo, Kevin O. Ochwedo, Collince J. Omondi, Simon M. Muriu, David O. Odongo, Horace Ochanda, James Kazura, Andrew K. Githeko and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:416
  16. Large populations of unowned cats constitute an animal welfare, ecological, societal and public health issue worldwide. Their relocation and homing are currently carried out in many parts of the world with the...

    Authors: Ricardo Guillermo Maggi, Vicky Halls, Friederike Krämer, Michael Lappin, Maria Grazia Pennisi, Andrew S. Peregrine, Xavier Roura, Bettina Schunack, Valeria Scorza, Séverine Tasker, Gad Baneth, Patrick Bourdeau, Dwight D. Bowman, Edward B. Breitschwerdt, Gioia Capelli, Luís Cardoso…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:415
  17. Mosquito species belonging to the genus Aedes have attracted the interest of scientists and public health officers because of their capacity to transmit viruses that affect humans. Some of these species were brou...

    Authors: Daniele Da Re, Wim Van Bortel, Friederike Reuss, Ruth Müller, Sebastien Boyer, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Daniele Arnoldi, Giovanni Marini, Annapaola Rizzoli, Gregory L’Ambert, Guillaume Lacour, Constantianus J. M. Koenraadt, Sophie O. Vanwambeke and Matteo Marcantonio
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:414
  18. Schistosoma japonicum infection is an important public health problem, imposing heavy social and economic burdens in 78 countries worldwide. However, the mechanism of transition from chronic to advanced S. japoni...

    Authors: Chen Zhou, Junhui Li, Chen Guo, Zhaoqin Zhou, Zhen Yang, Yu Zhang, Jie Jiang, Yu Cai, Jie Zhou and Yingzi Ming
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:413
  19. Leishmania infections span a range of clinical syndromes and impact humans from many geographic foci, but primarily the world’s poorest regions. Transmitted by the bite of a female sand fly, Leishmania infections...

    Authors: Ineka Gow, Nicholas C. Smith, Damien Stark and John Ellis
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:412
  20. Haemaphysalis flava is a hematophagous ectoparasite that acquires the nutrition needed for development and reproduction by sucking blood and digesting the blood meal. During blood-sucking and blood-meal digestion...

    Authors: Yu-Ke Liu, Guo-Hua Liu, Lei Liu, Ai-Bing Wang, Tian-Yin Cheng and De-Yong Duan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:411
  21. The Geshiyaro project is a 5-year intervention to assess the impact of community- and school-based water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) interventions on reducing infection with soil-transmitted helminths (STH...

    Authors: Anna E. Phillips, Alison K. Ower, Kalkidan Mekete, Ewnetu Firdawek Liyew, Rosie Maddren, Habtamu Belay, Melkie Chernet, Ufaysa Anjulo, Birhan Mengistu, Mihretab Salasibew, Geremew Tasew and Roy Anderson
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:410
  22. Gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) control is traditionally achieved with the use of anthelmintic drugs, however due to regulations in organic farming and the rise in anthelmintic resistance, alternatives are sou...

    Authors: Francesca Shepherd, Caroline Chylinski, Michael R. Hutchings, Joana Lima, Ross Davidson, Robert Kelly, Alastair Macrae, Juha-Pekka Salminen, Marica T. Engström, Veronika Maurer, Håvard Steinshamn, Susanne Fittje, Angela Morell Perez, Rocío Rosa García and Spiridoula Athanasiadou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:409
  23. Parasitic nematodes, including large roundworms colloquially known as ascarids, affect the health and well-being of livestock animals worldwide. The equine ascarids, Parascaris spp., are important parasites of ju...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Cain, Jamie K. Norris, Nichol E. Ripley, Parul Suri, Constance A. Finnerty, Holli S. Gravatte and Martin K. Nielsen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:408
  24. The canine heartworm Dirofilaria immitis, a filarioid nematode of dogs and other carnivores, is widespread in the USA and the world. Over 20 different mosquito species serve as intermediate hosts of D. immitis, b...

    Authors: Nicole A. Scavo, Italo B. Zecca, Caroline Sobotyk, Meriam N. Saleh, Sarah K. Lane, Mark F. Olson, Sarah A. Hamer, Guilherme G. Verocai and Gabriel L. Hamer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:407
  25. Colombia is ranked very high among countries with the highest numbers of endemic Leishmania species (n = 9) causing human disease. Although much effort has been devoted to generating simple and specific tools for...

    Authors: Juliana Hoyos, Mariana Rosales-Chilama, Cielo León, Camila González and María Adelaida Gómez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:406
  26. Mosquitoes of the Culex pipiens complex are found across the globe and are the focus of many research studies. Among the temperate species C. pipiens sensu stricto (s.s.), two forms are usually described: molestu...

    Authors: Soukaina Arich, Yuki Haba, Najlaa Assaid, Megan L. Fritz, Carolyn S. McBride, Mylène Weill, Hassan Taki, M’hammed Sarih and Pierrick Labbé
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:405
  27. The Babesia microti-like parasite is an emerging tick-borne piroplasm that has been detected in a range of hosts worldwide. Babesia vulpes, which is found in dogs and foxes, has been reclassified from B. microti

    Authors: Sanghyun Lee, Yeonchul Hong, Dong-Il Chung, Hyung-Kwan Jang, Youn-Kyoung Goo and Xuenan Xuan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:404
  28. The geniculatus clade, composed by the rufotuberculatus, lignarius, geniculatus and megistus groups, relates evolutionarily the species of the genus Panstrongylus and Nesotriatoma. Several studies have shown that...

    Authors: Yago Visinho dos Reis, Jader de Oliveira, Fernanda Fernandez Madeira, Amanda Ravazi, Ana Beatriz Bortolozo de Oliveira, Denis Vinicius de Mello, Fabricio Ferreira Campos, Maria Tercília Vilela de Azeredo-Oliveira, João Aristeu da Rosa, Cleber Galvão and Kaio Cesar Chaboli Alevi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:403
  29. The sterile insect technique (SIT), which involves area-wide inundative releases of sterile insects to suppress the reproduction of a target species, has proven to be an effective pest control method. The tec...

    Authors: Danilo O. Carvalho, Rachel Morreale, Steven Stenhouse, Daniel A. Hahn, Maylen Gomez, Aaron Lloyd and David Hoel
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:402
  30. The apicomplexan haemoparasite Theileria equi, a causative agent of equine piroplasmosis, is an established pathogen of significant welfare and economic concern within the Croatian equine population. A previous l...

    Authors: Robert Coultous, Jelena Gotić, Martine McCann, David Sutton, Relja Beck and Brian Shiels
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:401
  31. Eimeria stiedae parasitizes the bile duct, causing hepatic coccidiosis in rabbits. Coccidiosis control using anticoccidials led to drug resistance and residues; therefore, vaccines are required as an alternative ...

    Authors: Jie Xiao, Ruoyu Zheng, Xin Bai, Jiayan Pu, Hao Chen, Xiaobin Gu, Yue Xie, Ran He, Jing Xu, Bo Jing, Xuerong Peng and Guangyou Yang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:400
  32. The aims of the present study were to evaluate and compare the efficacy of blood-feeding in phlebotomines through industrially processed membranes from the small intestine of pigs (used for the production of c...

    Authors: Yetsenia del Valle Sánchez Uzcátegui, Eduardo José Melo dos Santos, Edilson Rodrigues Matos, Fernando Tobias Silveira, Thiago Vasconcelos dos Santos and Marinete Marins Póvoa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:399
  33. Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea, is the most common ectoparasite of cats and dogs worldwide. As a cause of flea allergy dermatitis and a vector for two genera of zoonotic pathogens (Bartonella and Rickettsia ...

    Authors: Charlotte Manvell, Hanna Berman, Benjamin Callahan, Edward Breitschwerdt, William Swain, Kelli Ferris, Ricardo Maggi and Erin Lashnits
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:398
  34. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) represents the main cause of mortality in dogs with leishmaniosis. Domperidone has recently been reported to improve kidney function in leishmaniotic dogs affected by CKD. Serum sy...

    Authors: Maria Alfonsa Cavalera, Floriana Gernone, Annamaria Uva, Rossella Donghia, Claudia Zizzadoro and Andrea Zatelli
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:397
  35. There are close similarities between the life-cycles of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (E. granulosus s.l.) that causes cystic echinococcosis (CE) in humans and Taenia multiceps/Coenurus cerebralis that cause...

    Authors: Francesca Tamarozzi, Tito Kibona, William A. de Glanville, Tauta Mappi, Elly Adonikamu, Anande Salewi, Kennedy Misso, Venance Maro, Adriano Casulli, Azzurra Santoro, Federica Santolamazza, Blandina T. Mmbaga and Sarah Cleaveland
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:396
  36. The tick Rhipicephalus microplus (Ixodida: Ixodidae, Canestrini, 1888) causes substantial economic and health losses in cattle production and is the main vector of Babesia bigemina (Piroplasmidae: Babesidae, Smit...

    Authors: Kauê Rodriguez Martins, Marcos Valério Garcia, Paulino Bonatte-Junior, Pâmella Oliveira Duarte, Barbara Guimarães Csordas, Leandro de Oliveira Souza Higa, Namor Pinheiro Zimmermann, Jacqueline Cavalcante Barros and Renato Andreotti
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:395
  37. Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis and Enterocytozoon bieneusi can cause important intestinal diseases in ruminants. However, data on the distribution of these three protozoan pathogens in Tibetan sheep are...

    Authors: Fan Yang, Li Ma, Jing-min Gou, Hui-zhong Yao, Mei Ren, Bing-ke Yang and Qing Lin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:394
  38. Women in early pregnancy infected by Toxoplasma gondii may have severe adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as spontaneous abortion and fetal malformation. The inhibitory molecule T cell immunoglobulin and mucin doma...

    Authors: Hongbing Xie, Zhidan Li, Guangmei Zheng, Chunyan Yang, Xianbing Liu, Xiaoyan Xu, Yushan Ren, Chao Wang and Xuemei Hu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:393
  39. The recognition and delineation of morphologically indistinguishable cryptic species can have broad implications for wildlife conservation, disease ecology and accurate estimates of biodiversity. Parasites are...

    Authors: Taylor B. Verrett, Paul W. Webala, Bruce D. Patterson and Carl W. Dick
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:392
  40. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic idiopathic disease characterized by inflammation-related epithelial barrier damage in the intestinal tract. Helminth infection reduces autoimmune disease symptoms ...

    Authors: Jianling Bao, Wenjing Qi, Chang Sun, Mengxiao Tian, Hongjie Jiao, Gang Guo, Baoping Guo, Yuan Ren, Huajun Zheng, Yuezhu Wang, Mei Yan, Zhaoxia Zhang, Donald P. McManus, Jun Li and Wenbao Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:391
  41. Environmental temperature is a key driver for the transmission risk of mosquito-borne pathogens. Epidemiological models usually relate to temperature data from standardized weather stations, but these data may...

    Authors: Felix Gregor Sauer, Ellen Kiel and Renke Lühken
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:390
  42. Dengue is one of the common arboviral infections and is a public health problem in South East Asia. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the prevalence and distribution of dengue...

    Authors: Dhan Bahadur Shrestha, Pravash Budhathoki, Bipana Gurung, Subash Subedi, Shishir Aryal, Anisha Basukala, Barun Aryal, Anurag Adhikari, Ayusha Poudel, Gopal Kumar Yadav, Mtanis Khoury, Binod Rayamajhee and Lok Bahadur Shrestha
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:389
  43. Effectively controlling heartworm disease—a major parasitic disease threatening animal health in the US and globally—requires understanding the local ecology of mosquito vectors involved in transmission. Howev...

    Authors: Lisa I. Couper and Erin A. Mordecai
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:388
  44. Recombinant antigens rK39 (based on kinesin sequence) and rK28 (comprising kinesin and HASPB sequences) are a mainstay of serological diagnosis for visceral leishmaniasis (VL). However, their key epitopes and ...

    Authors: Poppy Simonson, Tapan Bhattacharyya, Sayda El-Safi and Michael A. Miles
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:387
  45. Clonorchiasis caused by Clonorchis sinensis is a zoonotic parasitic disease characterized by cholangitis, biliary proliferation, biliary fibrosis, and even cholangiocarcinoma. Our previous study showed that the e...

    Authors: Chao Yan, Na Xu, Man Liu, Zhihua Jiang, Jing Wu, Stephane Koda, Yu Chen, Beibei Zhang, Qian Yu, Yin-Hai Xu, Jian-Lin Wu and Kui-Yang Zheng
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:386
  46. Echinococcosis is a parasitic zoonotic disease that threatens human health and economic development. In China, 370 counties are endemic for echinococcosis. Qinghai-Tibet Plateau has the most patients and peopl...

    Authors: Li-Ying Wang, Min Qin, Laurent Gavotte, Wei-Ping Wu, Xixi Cheng, Jia-Xi Lei, Jun Yan and Roger Frutos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:385

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