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  1. Content type: Research

    Exotic reptiles such as tortoises, have become increasingly common domestic pets worldwide and are known to host different gastrointestinal parasites. Some of these parasites bear zoonotic potential. In the pr...

    Authors: Malek J. Hallinger, Anja Taubert, Carlos Hermosilla and Frank Mutschmann

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:352

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    Leishmaniasis is an emerging disease in Thailand with an unknown incidence or prevalence. Although the number of properly characterized and clinically confirmed cases is about 20, it is suspected that this low...

    Authors: Narissara Jariyapan, Teerada Daroontum, Krit Jaiwong, Wetpisit Chanmol, Nuchpicha Intakhan, Sriwatapron Sor-suwan, Padet Siriyasatien, Pradya Somboon, Michelle D. Bates and Paul A. Bates

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:351

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    Myxozoa are extremely diverse microscopic parasites belonging to the Cnidaria. Their life-cycles alternate between vertebrate and invertebrate hosts, predominantly in aquatic habitats. Members of the phylogene...

    Authors: Sneha Patra, Pavla Bartošová-Sojková, Hana Pecková, Ivan Fiala, Edit Eszterbauer and Astrid S. Holzer

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:347

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    Head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis, are obligate blood-sucking parasites. Phylogenetically, they occur in five divergent mitochondrial clades (A, D, B, C and E), each having a particular geographical distributi...

    Authors: Meriem Louni, Nadia Amanzougaghene, Nassima Mana, Florence Fenollar, Didier Raoult, Idir Bitam and Oleg Mediannikov

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:348

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  5. Content type: Review

    In West and Central Africa, there is a need to establish the prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti in areas that are co-endemic for Loa loa, in order to implement the appropriate strategies to scale-up interventions...

    Authors: Louise A. Kelly-Hope, Janet Hemingway, Mark J. Taylor and David H. Molyneux

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:349

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  6. Content type: Research

    Widespread deforestation occurring in the tropics is hypothesized to impact the transmission of vector-borne diseases (VBD). Predicting how environmental changes will impact VBD transmission is dependent on un...

    Authors: Rebecca Brown, Chua Tock Hing, Kimberly Fornace and Heather M. Ferguson

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:346

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  7. Content type: Research

    Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is an endemic neglected tropical disease prevalent in several areas where seasonal malaria transmission is active. We assessed the effect of indoor residual spraying (IRS) and the ...

    Authors: Cheick Amadou Coulibaly, Bourama Traore, Adama Dicko, Sibiry Samake, Ibrahim Sissoko, Jennifer M. Anderson, Jesus Valenzuela, Sekou F. Traore, Ousmane Faye, Shaden Kamhawi, Fabiano Oliveira and Seydou Doumbia

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:345

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  8. Content type: Research

    Mauritania is one of the African countries with ongoing malaria transmission where data on insecticide resistance of local malaria vectors are limited despite an increasing use of long-lasting insecticide-trea...

    Authors: Aichetou Mint Mohamed Lemine, Mohamed Aly Ould Lemrabott, El Hadji Amadou Niang, Leonardo K. Basco, Hervé Bogreau, Ousmane Faye and Ali Ould Mohamed Salem Boukhary

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:344

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    Vector control is emerging as an important component of global efforts to control Gambian sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis, HAT). The deployment of insecticide-treated targets (“Tiny Targets”) ...

    Authors: Michelle C. Stanton, Johan Esterhuizen, Inaki Tirados, Hannah Betts and Steve J. Torr

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:340

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  10. Content type: Research

    Domestic cats play a key role in the epidemiology of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii by excreting environmentally-resistant oocysts that may infect humans and other warm-blooded animals. The dynamics of Toxoplasma...

    Authors: Julie Alice Simon, Roger Pradel, Dominique Aubert, Régine Geers, Isabelle Villena and Marie-Lazarine Poulle

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:339

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  11. Content type: Research

    Increasing trematode prevalence and disease occurrence in livestock is a major concern. With the global spread of anthelmintic resistant trematodes, future control strategies must incorporate approaches focusi...

    Authors: Rhys Aled Jones, Peter M. Brophy, Chelsea N. Davis, Teri E. Davies, Holly Emberson, Pauline Rees Stevens and Hefin Wyn Williams

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:342

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  12. Content type: Research

    In Senegal, the last epidemic of African horse sickness (AHS) occurred in 2007. The western part of the country (the Niayes area) concentrates modern farms with exotic horses of high value and was highly affec...

    Authors: Maryam Diarra, Moussa Fall, Assane Gueye Fall, Aliou Diop, Renaud Lancelot, Momar Talla Seck, Ignace Rakotoarivony, Xavier Allène, Jérémy Bouyer and Hélène Guis

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:341

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  13. Content type: Short report

    In Europe, the first Thelazia callipaeda infections were found in the eyes of some dogs in Italy three decades ago. Since that time, this vector-borne nematode species has been diagnosed in domestic and wild carn...

    Authors: Róbert Farkas, Nóra Takács, Mónika Gyurkovszky, Noémi Henszelmann, Judit Kisgergely, Gyula Balka, Norbert Solymosi and Andrea Vass

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:338

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  14. Content type: Research

    The oriental rat flea (Xenopsylla cheopis), which infests several mammals, primarily rats (Rattus spp.), is the most notorious vector of human plague. In this study, we measured the genetic differentiation among ...

    Authors: Fang Zhao, Tongzuo Zhang, Jianping Su, Zuhao Huang, Aiguo Wu and Gonghua Lin

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:343

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    The sand fly Phlebotomus argentipes is the vector for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in the Indian sub-continent. In Bangladesh since 2012, indoor residual spraying (IRS) was applied in VL endemic areas using deltam...

    Authors: Rajib Chowdhury, Murari Lal Das, Vashkar Chowdhury, Lalita Roy, Shyla Faria, Jyoti Priyanka, Sakila Akter, Narayan Prosad Maheswary, Rajaul Karim Khan, Daniel Argaw and Axel Kroeger

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:336

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  16. Content type: Research

    A baseline survey in 2007–2008 found lymphatic filariasis (LF) to be endemic in Sierra Leone in all 14 districts and co-endemic with onchocerciasis in 12 districts. Mass drug administration (MDA) with ivermect...

    Authors: Joseph B. Koroma, Santigie Sesay, Abdul Conteh, Jusufu Paye, Mohamed Bah, Mustapha Sonnie, Mary H. Hodges and Yaobi Zhang

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:334

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  17. Content type: Research

    The water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is well adapted in some regions of the Amazon. Of all Brazilian states, Pará contains the largest number of this species, with 510,000 animals, approximately 38% of the Brazili...

    Authors: Helder Ribeiro Batista, Cristiane Sarturi, Felipe Nascimento Stelmachtchuk, Daniel Rocha Oliveira, Adriana Caroprezo Morini, Solange Maria Gennari, Arlei Marcili, Fernanda Aparecida Nieri Bastos, Lauro Euclides Soares Barata and Antonio Humberto Hamad Minervino

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:335

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  18. Content type: Review

    Human arboviral diseases transmitted by Aedes aegypti such as dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever remain global public health threats to date. Of these diseases, dengue fever is particularly prevalent in S...

    Authors: Zheng Hua Amelia-Yap, Chee Dhang Chen, Mohd Sofian-Azirun and Van Lun Low

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:332

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  19. Content type: Research

    Environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring is growing increasingly popular in aquatic systems as a valuable complementary method to conventional monitoring. However, such tools have not yet been extensively applied f...

    Authors: Johannes C. Rusch, Haakon Hansen, David A. Strand, Turhan Markussen, Sigurd Hytterød and Trude Vrålstad

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:333

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  20. Content type: Research

    A century of studies have described particular aspects of relatively few mosquito species in southern Africa, mostly those species involved with disease transmission, specifically malaria and arboviruses. Patt...

    Authors: Anthony J. Cornel, Yoosook Lee, António Paulo Gouveia Almeida, Todd Johnson, Joel Mouatcho, Marietjie Venter, Christiaan de Jager and Leo Braack

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:331

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    Few details are available on the consumption of ectoparasites, specifically bat flies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae and Streblidae), by their chiropteran hosts while grooming. Such details are important to document ...

    Authors: Riana V. Ramanantsalama, Aristide Andrianarimisa, Achille P. Raselimanana and Steven M. Goodman

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:330

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  22. Content type: Research

    The ixodid tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus is the main vector of Theileria parva, wich causes the highly fatal cattle disease East Coast fever (ECF) in sub-Saharan Africa. Rhipicephalus appendiculatus populatio...

    Authors: Gaston S. Amzati, Roger Pelle, Jean-Berckmans B. Muhigwa, Esther G. Kanduma, Appolinaire Djikeng, Maxime Madder, Nathalie Kirschvink and Tanguy Marcotty

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:329

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  23. Content type: Research

    Cystic echinococcosis is a worldwide chronic zoonotic disease caused by infection with the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus. Previously, we found significant accumulation of myeloid-derived suppressor cell...

    Authors: Aiping Yu, Ying Wang, Jianhai Yin, Jing Zhang, Shengkui Cao, Jianping Cao and Yujuan Shen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:327

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  24. Content type: Research

    Members of the genus Paragonimus require at least three hosts in their life-cycles. The obligatory first intermediate hosts are freshwater snails. In Vietnam, although seven Paragonimus species have been recorded...

    Authors: Pham Ngoc Doanh, Luu Anh Tu, Hoang Van Hien, Nguyen Van Duc, Yoichiro Horii, David Blair and Yukifumi Nawa

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:328

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