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  1. The emergence of diseases of public health concern is enhanced by factors associated with global change, such as the introduction of invasive species. The Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus), considered a com...

    Authors: Marta Garrigós, Jesús Veiga, Mario Garrido, Clotilde Marín, Jesús Recuero, María José Rosales, Manuel Morales-Yuste and Josué Martínez-de la Puente
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:40

    The Correction to this article has been published in Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:133

  2. When feeding on a vertebrate host, ticks secrete saliva, which is a complex mixture of proteins, lipids, and other molecules. Tick saliva assists the vector in modulating host hemostasis, immunity, and tissue ...

    Authors: Itabajara da Silva Vaz Junior, Stephen Lu, Antônio F. M. Pinto, Jolene K. Diedrich, John R. Yates III, Albert Mulenga, Carlos Termignoni, José Marcos Ribeiro and Lucas Tirloni
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:36
  3. Aedes albopictus has been reported in several Central African countries, including the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The establishment of this mosquito species poses a serious threat as a vector of vari...

    Authors: Fabien Vulu, Kyoko Futami, Toshihiko Sunahara, Pitshou Mampuya, Thierry L. Bobanga, Dieudonne Mumba Ngoyi and Noboru Minakawa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:35
  4. Aedes aegypti is the main vector of arboviral diseases worldwide. The species invaded and became established in southern Iran in 2020. Insecticide-based interventions are primarily used for its control. With inse...

    Authors: Ahmadali Enayati, Reza Valadan, Mahboobeh Bagherzadeh, Mohammad Cheraghpour, Seyed Hassan Nikookar, Mahmoud Fazeli-Dinan, Nasibeh Hosseini-Vasoukolaei, Farzaneh Sahraei Rostami, Razieh Shabani Kordshouli, Ahmad Raeisi, Fatemeh Nikpour, Abdolreza Mirolyaei, Fatemeh Bagheri, Mohammad Mehdi Sedaghat, Morteza Zaim, David Weetman…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:34
  5. Spotted fever group Rickettsia (SFGR) is the largest group of Rickettsia species of clinical and veterinary importance emerging worldwide. Historically, SFGR cases were linked to Rickettsia rickettsii, the causal...

    Authors: Lídia Gual-Gonzalez, Stella C. W. Self, Kia Zellars, Madeleine Meyer, Kyndall C. Dye-Braumuller, Chris L. Evans, Omar Cantillo-Barraza, Myriam W. Torres and Melissa S. Nolan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:33
  6. In January 2021, a female 1-year-old Kunekune was presented at the University Clinic for Swine with severe reduction of the field of vision resulting in prolonged reaction time when targeting barriers, due to ...

    Authors: Lukas Schwarz, Verena Herb, Sophie Dürlinger, Vera Martin, Nina Poláková, Christa Horvath-Ungerböck, Rene Brunthaler, Christian Knecht, Maximiliane Dippel, Jutta Pikalo, Andrea Ladinig, Anja Joachim and Hans-Peter Fuehrer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:32
  7. The microbiome is known to play key roles in health and disease, including host susceptibility to parasite infections. The freshwater snail Galba truncatula is the intermediate host for many trematode species, in...

    Authors: Peter McCann, Christopher McFarland, Julianne Megaw, Karen Siu-Ting, Cinzia Cantacessi, Gabriel Rinaldi and Geoffrey N. Gobert
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:31
  8. In September 2014, there was sudden upsurge in the number of Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) found dead in the Netherlands. High infection levels with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii were demonstrated, b...

    Authors: Sara R. Wijburg, Margriet G. E. Montizaan, Marja J. L. Kik, Maike Joeres, Garance Cardron, Christine Luttermann, Miriam Maas, Pavlo Maksimov, Marieke Opsteegh and Gereon Schares
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:30
  9. Ticks are an important driver of veterinary health care, causing irritation and sometimes infection to their hosts. We explored epidemiological and geo-referenced data from > 7 million electronic health record...

    Authors: Elena Arsevska, Tomislav Hengl, David A. Singleton, Peter-John M. Noble, Cyril Caminade, Obiora A. Eneanya, Philip H. Jones, Jolyon M. Medlock, Kayleigh M. Hansford, Carmelo Bonannella and Alan D. Radford
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:29
  10. Plasmodium vivax malaria, with the widest geographic distribution, can cause severe disease and death. Primaquine is the main licensed antimalarial drug that can kill hypnozoites. The dose-dependent acute haemoly...

    Authors: Hui Liu, Jian-Wei Xu, Dao-Wei Deng, Bi Yaw, Hkawn Shawng Nbwi, Chun Wei, Xing-Wu Zhou and Jian-Xiong Li
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:28
  11. The cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis), a parasite commonly found on both dogs and cats, is a competent vector for several zoonotic pathogens, including Dipylidium caninum (tapeworms), Bartonella henselae (responsi...

    Authors: Stella Self, Yuan Yang, Heather Walden, Michael J. Yabsley, Christopher McMahan and Brian H. Herrin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:27
  12. Sugar-feeding behaviour is essential for mosquito survival and reproduction, and has been exploited to develop new control strategies, such as the attractive targeted sugar baits (ATSB). This study examined th...

    Authors: Frank Chelestino Tenywa, Jeremiah John Musa, Revocatus Musyangi Musiba, Johnson Kyeba Swai, Ahmad Bakar Mpelepele, Fredros Oketch Okumu and Marta Ferreira Maia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:26
  13. The gastrointestinal epithelium plays an important role in directing recognition by the immune system, and epithelial cells provide the host's front line of defense against microorganisms. However, it is diffi...

    Authors: Huifang Chen, Juan Li, Xiaoting Pan, Zhichao Hu, Jianfeng Cai, Zijie Xia, Nanshan Qi, Shenquan Liao, Zachary Spritzer, Yinshan Bai and Mingfei Sun
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:25
  14. Aedes albopictus (Skuse, 1894) is a vector for pathogens like dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses. Its adaptive capacity enables reproduction in temperate climates and development mainly in artificial container...

    Authors: Laura Blanco-Sierra, Eleni C. Savvidou, Evangelia D. Mpakovasili, Charalampos S. Ioannou, Frederic Bartumeus and Nikos T. Papadopoulos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:24
  15. Many pathogens and parasites can infect multiple host species, and the competence of different hosts as pathogen reservoirs is key to understanding their epidemiology. Small mammals are important hosts for the...

    Authors: Lars K. Lindsø, Hildegunn Viljugrein and Atle Mysterud
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:23

    The Correction to this article has been published in Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:170

  16. Houseflies, Musca domestica L., are an ubiquitous pest that can transmit numerous diseases and threaten human health. Increasing insecticide resistance shown by houseflies necessitates the develop new control alt...

    Authors: Kexin Zhang, Shumin Wang, Ying Li, Yansong Yin, Xinyu Zhang, Qian Zhang, Xinxin Kong, Wenjuan Liu, Dawei Yao, Ruiling Zhang and Zhong Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:22
  17. Strongyloidiasis is a neglected tropical disease (NTD) that is caused mainly by Strongyloides stercoralis, with an estimated 600 million people infected worldwide, and in fewer cases by Strongyloides fuelleborni ...

    Authors: Molouk Beiromvand, Alireza Ashiri, Veroni de Ree, Dorothee Harbecke, Christian Rödelsperger, Adrian Streit and Abdollah Rafiei
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:21
  18. Toxoplasma gondii is an intracellular protozoan parasite that can infect a wide range of warm-blooded animals, including humans. It poses significant health risks, particularly in immunocompromised individuals an...

    Authors: Yang Zou, Xing Yang, Chao Chen, He Ma, Hong-Wei Cao, Jing Jiang, Xin-Yu Wei and Xiao-Xuan Zhang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:20
  19. Understanding aspects related to the physiology and capacity of vectors is essential for effectively controlling vector-borne diseases. The sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis has great importance in medical entomolog...

    Authors: Tainá Neves Ferreira, Lilha M. B. Santos, Vanessa Valladares, Catherine M. Flanley, Mary Ann McDowell, Gabriela A. Garcia, Clélia C. Mello-Silva, Rafael Maciel-de-Freitas and Fernando Ariel Genta
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:19
  20. The unplanned and intensified use of insecticides to control mosquito-borne diseases has led to an upsurge of resistance to commonly used insecticides. Aedes aegypti, the main vector of dengue, chikungunya, and Z...

    Authors: B. A. N. Mendis, V. Peiris, W. A. K. Harshani, H. S. D. Fernando and B. G. D. N. K. de Silva
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:18
  21. Components of excretory/secretory products (ESPs) of helminths have been proposed as vaccine targets and shown to play a role in modulating host immune responses for decades. Such research interest is further ...

    Authors: Fei Wu, Xueqiu Chen, Zhendong Du, Yanqiong Chen, Danni Tong, Jingju Zhang, Yi Yang, Guangxu Ma and Aifang Du
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:17
  22. A significant decrease in malaria morbidity and mortality has been attained using long-lasting insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying. Selective pressure from these control methods influences ch...

    Authors: Osei K. Akuoko, Shittu B. Dhikrullahi, Isaac A. Hinne, Abdul R. Mohammed, Christopher M. Owusu-Asenso, Sylvester Coleman, Samuel K. Dadzie, Rosina Kyerematen, Daniel A. Boakye, Michael D. Wilson and Yaw A. Afrane
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:16
  23. The present study aimed to evaluate the effects of different treatment strategies using a new commercial formulation containing pour-on fluralaner on Rhipicephalus microplus infestation in cattle and in pastures ...

    Authors: Lidia Mendes de Aquino, Dina Maria Beltran Zapa, Daniel de Castro Rodrigues, Tom Strydom, Siddhartha Torres, Lorena Lopes Ferreira, Francisco Barufi, Heitor Oliveira Arriero de Amaral, Fernando de Almeida de Borges, Tiago Gallina, Rafael Paranhos de Mendonça, Vando Edésio Soares, Caio Marcio Oliveira Monteiro and Welber Daniel Zanetti Lopes
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:15
  24. Trichomonas vaginalis is a protozoan parasite, widely recognized as the most prevalent non-viral sexually transmitted infection (STI) globally. This infection is linked to various complications, including pelvic ...

    Authors: Zhenke Yang, Jinghui Wang, Yiming Qi, Yiping Shi, Fakun Li, Weijuan Wang, Xiaowei Tian, Xuefang Mei, Zhenchao Zhang and Shuai Wang
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:14
  25. Leishmaniasis is mainly prevalent in tropical and subtropical developing countries, where chronic undernutrition often co-exists. Undernutrition is reported to promote the progression of leishmaniasis, but its...

    Authors: Jinlei He, Jianhui Zhang, Xuechun Liao, Yuying Xiao, Jiao Li, Zhiwan Zheng, Dali Chen and Jianping Chen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:8
  26. Intestinal parasitic infections can harm health by causing malnutrition, anemia, impaired growth and cognitive development, and alterations in microbiota composition and immune responses. Therefore, it is cruc...

    Authors: Sudarat Boonyong, Saowalak Hunnangkul, Sirirat Vijit, Suphaluck Wattano, Parwin Tantayapirak, Sumas Loymek and Sirichit Wongkamchai
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:13
  27. The high prevalence of metabolic syndrome in low- and middle-income countries is linked to an increase in Western diet consumption, characterized by a high intake of processed foods, which impacts the levels o...

    Authors: Alexandre Menezes, Marilia Peixoto, Melissa Silva, Emylle Costa-Bartuli, Cinara Lima Oliveira, Ana Beatriz Walter-Nuno, Nathan da Cruz Kistenmacker, Jessica Pereira, Isabela Ramos, Gabriela O. Paiva-Silva, Geórgia C. Atella, Patricia Zancan, Mauro Sola-Penna and Fabio M. Gomes
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:12
  28. Vector sand fly colonies are a critical component of studies aimed at improving the understanding of the neglected tropical disease leishmaniasis and alleviating its global impact. However, among laboratory-co...

    Authors: Chukwunonso O. Nzelu, Claudio Meneses, Christina Bowhay, Iliano V. Coutinho-Abreu, Emily Bennett, Somayeh Bahrami, Brian Bonilla, Shaden Kamhawi, Jesus G. Valenzuela and Nathan C. Peters
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2024 17:11
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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  47. 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
  48. 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

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