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  1. In recent years, PCR has been become widely applied for the detection of trypanosomes overcoming many of the constraints of parasitological and serological techniques, being highly sensitive and specific for t...

    Authors: Heba A Ahmed, Kim Picozzi, Susan C Welburn and Ewan T MacLeod

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:316

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  2. Clonorchiasis is a chronic neglected disease caused by a liver fluke, Clonorchis sinensis. Chemotherapy is the mainstay of control and treatment efficacy is usually determined by microscopic examination of fecal ...

    Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Peiling Yap, Yi-Chao Yang, Hai Liang, Zhi-Hua Jiang, Wei Li, Jürg Utzinger, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Jennifer Keiser

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:314

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  3. Little is known about the diversity, phylogenetic relationships, and biogeography of trypanosomes infecting non-mammalian hosts. In this study, we investigated the influence of host species and biogeography on...

    Authors: Bruno R Fermino, Laerte B Viola, Fernando Paiva, Herakles A Garcia, Catia D de Paula, Robinson Botero-Arias, Carmen S A Takata, Marta Campaner, Patrick B Hamilton, Erney P Camargo and Marta MG Teixeira

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:313

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  4. Scrub typhus is endemic to a 13,000,000-km2 area of the Asia-Pacific region, and causes an annual incidence of 1 million people. The mortality rate of scrub typhus ranges from 6.1% to 25% in Southeast Asia. Natur...

    Authors: Meng Zhang, Zhong-Tang Zhao, Hui-Li Yang, Ai-Hua Zhang, Xing-Qu Xu, Xiang-Peng Meng, Hai-Yu Zhang, Xian-Jun Wang, Zhong Li, Shu-Jun Ding, Li Yang and Lu-Yan Zhang

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:312

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  5. The distribution of anopheline mosquitoes is determined by temporally dynamic environmental and human-associated variables, operating over a range of spatial scales. Macro-spatial short-term trends are driven ...

    Authors: Martin Walker, Peter Winskill, María-Gloria Basáñez, Joseph M Mwangangi, Charles Mbogo, John C Beier and Janet T Midega

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:311

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  6. Close relationships between ticks and microbial communities are important for tick fitness and pathogen colonization and transmission. Haemaphysalis longicornis, distributed widely in China, can carry and transmi...

    Authors: Li-Meng Liu, Jian-Nan Liu, Zhao Liu, Zhi-Jun Yu, Shi-Qi Xu, Xiao-Hong Yang, Tuo Li, Si-Si Li, Li-Da Guo and Jing-Ze Liu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:310

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  7. Onchocerca lupi is a dog parasite of increasing zoonotic concern, with new human cases diagnosed in Turkey, Tunisia, Iran, and the United States. Information about the morphology of this nematode is scant and a d...

    Authors: Yasen Mutafchiev, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Alessio Giannelli, Francesca Abramo, Elias Papadopoulos, Luís Cardoso, Helder Cortes and Domenico Otranto

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:309

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  8. Different from three clonal lineages of Toxoplasma gondii in North America and Europe, the genotype China 1 is predominantly prevalent in China. However, there are different virulent isolates within China 1, such...

    Authors: Ai-Mei Zhang, Qian Shen, Min Li, Xiu-Cai Xu, He Chen, Yi-Hong Cai, Qing-Li Luo, De-Yong Chu, Li Yu, Jian Du, Zhao-Rong Lun, Yong Wang, Quan Sha and Ji-Long Shen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:308

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  9. Knowledge on the temporal dynamics of host/vector/parasite interactions is a pre-requisite to further address relevant questions in the fields of epidemiology and evolutionary ecology of infectious diseases. I...

    Authors: Fabrice Lalubin, Aline Delédevant, Olivier Glaizot and Philippe Christe

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:307

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  10. Freshwater lymnaeid snails can act as the intermediate hosts for trematode parasites such as the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica, that cause significant economic and biomedical burden worldwide, particularly throug...

    Authors: Claire J Standley, Lucila Prepelitchi, Silvia M Pietrokovsky, Laura Issia, J Russell Stothard and Cristina Wisnivesky-Colli

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:304

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  11. Neorickettsia are obligate intracellular bacterial endosymbionts of digenean parasites present in all lifestages of digeneans. Quantitative information on the transmission of neorickettsial endosymbionts througho...

    Authors: Stephen E Greiman, Vasyl V Tkach and Jefferson A Vaughan

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:303

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  12. Leishmaniasis is an emerging vector-borne disease in Sri Lanka. Phlebotomus (Euphlebotomus) argentipes sensu lato Annandale and Brunette 1908 is suspected to be a potential vector. Three sibling species have been...

    Authors: Kanapathy Gajapathy, Lalanthika BS Peiris, Sara L Goodacre, Anjana Silva, Pavilupillai J Jude and Sinnathamby N Surendran

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:302

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  13. Parasite distribution is often highly heterogeneous, and intensity of infection depends, among other things, on how well hosts can avoid areas with a high concentration of parasites. We studied the role of fis...

    Authors: Victor N Mikheev, Anna F Pasternak, Jouni Taskinen and Tellervo E Valtonen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:301

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  14. Urogenital schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma haematobium is widely distributed across Africa and is increasingly being targeted for control. Genome sequences and population genetic parameters can give insight...

    Authors: Travis C Glenn, Stacey L Lance, Anna M McKee, Bonnie L Webster, Aidan M Emery, Adhemar Zerlotini, Guilherme Oliveira, David Rollinson and Brant C Faircloth

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:300

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  15. Past case reports and recent data from LF mapping surveys indicate that LF occurs in Zambia, but no studies have been carried out to document its epidemiology and health implications. The present study assesse...

    Authors: Sheila Tamara Shawa, Enala T Mwase, Erling M Pedersen and Paul E Simonsen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:299

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  16. Determining the age of malaria vectors is essential for evaluating the impact of interventions that reduce the survival of wild mosquito populations and for estimating changes in vectorial capacity. Near infra...

    Authors: Alex J Ntamatungiro, Valeriana S Mayagaya, Stefan Rieben, Sarah J Moore, Floyd E Dowell and Marta F Maia

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:298

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  17. Aedes aegypti is the vector of dengue virus, and its control is essential to prevent disease transmission. Among the agents available to control this species, biolarvicides based on Bacillus thuringiensis serovar...

    Authors: Ana Paula Araújo, Diego Felipe Araujo Diniz, Elisama Helvecio, Rosineide Arruda de Barros, Cláudia Maria Fontes de Oliveira, Constância Flávia Junqueira Ayres, Maria Alice Varjal de Melo-Santos, Lêda Narcisa Regis and Maria Helena Neves Lobo Silva-Filha

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:297

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  18. Long lasting insecticidal nets (LN) are a primary method of malaria prevention. Before new types of LN are approved they need to meet quality and efficacy standards set by the WHO Pesticide Evaluation Scheme. ...

    Authors: Robert Malima, Patrick K Tungu, Victor Mwingira, Caroline Maxwell, Stephen M Magesa, Harparkash Kaur, Matthew J Kirby and Mark Rowland

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:296

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  19. The prevalence of toxoplasmosis in the general population of Guadalajara, Mexico, is around 32%. Toxoplasmosis can cause ocular lesions and slowing of reaction reflexes. Latent toxoplasmosis has been related w...

    Authors: Ma de la Luz Galván-Ramírez, Laura Verónica Sánchez-Orozco, Laura Rocío Rodríguez, Saúl Rodríguez, Enrique Roig-Melo, Rogelio Troyo Sanromán, Erwin Chiquete and Juan Armendáriz-Borunda

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:294

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  20. African Animal Trypanosomiasis (AAT) is a widespread disease of livestock in Nigeria and presents a major constraint to rural economic development. The Jos Plateau was considered free from tsetse flies and the...

    Authors: Ayodele O Majekodunmi, Akinyemi Fajinmi, Charles Dongkum, Kim Picozzi, Ewan MacLeod, Michael V Thrusfield, Alexandra P M Shaw and Susan C Welburn

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:293

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  21. The container breeding species belonging to the genus Aedes (Meigen) are frequently recorded out of their place of origin. Invasive Aedes species are proven or potential vectors of important Arboviruses and their...

    Authors: Fabrizio Montarsi, Simone Martini, Marco Dal Pont, Nicola Delai, Nicola Ferro Milone, Matteo Mazzucato, Fabio Soppelsa, Luigi Cazzola, Stefania Cazzin, Silvia Ravagnan, Silvia Ciocchetta, Francesca Russo and Gioia Capelli

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:292

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  22. The distribution of genetic diversity of Toxoplasma gondii in wildlife is of interest to understand the transmission of this parasite in the environment. Limited information on T. gondii genotypes has been report...

    Authors: Xiao-Xuan Zhang, Zhong-Zi Lou, Si-Yang Huang, Dong-Hui Zhou, Wan-Zhong Jia, Chunlei Su and Xing-Quan Zhu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:291

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  23. Anopheles sinensis is a principal vector for Plasmodium vivax malaria in most parts of China. Understanding of genetic structure and genetic differentiation of the mosquito should contribute to the vector control...

    Authors: Abdelrafie M Makhawi, Xiao-Bo Liu, Shu-Ran Yang and Qi-Yong Liu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:290

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  24. Onchocerciasis is caused by Onchocerca volvulus and transmitted by Simulium species (black flies). In the Americas, the infection has been previously described in 13 discrete regional foci distributed among six c...

    Authors: Jacinto Convit, Harland Schuler, Rafael Borges, Vimerca Olivero, Alfredo Domínguez-Vázquez, Hortencia Frontado and María E Grillet

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:289

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  25. We report a case of a female patient with alveolar echinococcosis (AE) who presented with progressive pulmonary and hepatic lesions and had a fatal outcome. AE affecting the liver, the lungs and the brain had ...

    Authors: Michael Meilinger, Christina Stoeckl, Marion Pollheimer, Peter Kern, Emil C Reisinger, Katharina Seeber, Robert Krause, Holger Flick and Martin Hoenigl

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:287

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  26. The last decades have seen a considerable increase in urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and it is estimated that over 50% of the population will live in urban areas by 2040. Rapid growth of cities combined w...

    Authors: Mbutolwe E Mwakitalu, Mwelecele N Malecela, Erling M Pedersen, Franklin W Mosha and Paul E Simonsen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:286

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  27. Tsetse flies are known to be attracted by blue fabrics with a high reflectivity at 460 nm. As the visible spectral distribution of shadows has a maximum at around 460 nm it is suggested that the response to bl...

    Authors: Dietmar Steverding

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:285

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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  28. Mosquito repellents and emanators confer protection against mosquito bites through spatial action of emanated vapours which are released into the adjoining environment. Synthetic insecticides released into the...

    Authors: Pronobesh Chattopadhyay, Sunil Dhiman, Kangujam Adiya Devi, Subham Banerjee, Bipul Rabha, Ashwani Chaurasia and Vijay Veer

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:284

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  29. Annual community-directed treatment with ivermectin (CDTI) have been carried out since 1999 in the Lekie division (central region of Cameroon where most cases of Loa-related post ivermectin severe adverse events ...

    Authors: Marc K Kouam, Jules B Tchatchueng-Mbougua, Maurice Demanou, Michel Boussinesq, Sébastien DS Pion and Joseph Kamgno

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:283

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  30. In the present study we studied and updated the prevalence of the infections caused by gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) and Fasciola hepatica in grazing sheep in the northwest (NW) of Spain for the last six years...

    Authors: María Martínez-Valladares, David Robles-Pérez, Jose Manuel Martínez-Pérez, Coral Cordero-Pérez, Ma del Rosario Famularo, Nélida Fernández-Pato, Camino González-Lanza, Luciano Castañón-Ordóñez and Francisco A Rojo-Vázquez

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:282

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  31. The northwards spread of acute T. b. rhodesiense sleeping sickness in Uganda has been linked to cattle movements associated with restocking following the end to military conflict in 2006. This study examined the ...

    Authors: Richard Selby, Kevin Bardosh, Kim Picozzi, Charles Waiswa and Susan C Welburn

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:281

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  32. Physiological resistance and behavioral responses of mosquito vectors to insecticides are critical aspects of the chemical-based disease control equation. The complex interaction between lethal, sub-lethal and...

    Authors: Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap, Michael J Bangs, Wannapa Suwonkerd, Monthathip Kongmee, Vincent Corbel and Ratchadawan Ngoen-Klan

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:280

    Content type: Review

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  33. Haemonchus contortus (order Strongylida) is a common parasitic nematode infecting small ruminants and causing significant economic losses worldwide. Knowledge of genetic variation within and among H. contortus po...

    Authors: Fanyuan Yin, Robin B Gasser, Facai Li, Min Bao, Weiyi Huang, Fengcai Zou, Guanghui Zhao, Chunren Wang, Xin Yang, Yanqin Zhou, Junlong Zhao, Rui Fang and Min Hu

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:279

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  34. Among the currently used drugs in malaria case management, artemisinin derivatives and primaquine have an impact on the transmissible stages of Plasmodium falciparum. Hence, they reduce the transmission of the pa...

    Authors: Solomon Mequanente Abay

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:278

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  35. Piroplasms are tick-borne hemoprotozoans with a major impact on extensive management systems. Detection of sub-clinical low-level carriers, which can act as source of infection for vector ticks, is key to prot...

    Authors: Amaia Ros-García, Jesús F Barandika, Ana L García-Pérez, Ramón A Juste and Ana Hurtado

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:277

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  36. Cattle babesiosis is a tick-borne disease of cattle with the most severe form of the disease caused by the apicomplexan, Babesia bovis. Babesiosis is transmitted to cattle through the bite of infected cattle tick...

    Authors: Andrew M Heekin, Felix D Guerrero, Kylie G Bendele, Leo Saldivar, Glen A Scoles, Scot E Dowd, Cedric Gondro, Vishvanath Nene, Appolinaire Djikeng and Kelly A Brayton

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:276

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  37. The M and S molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae s.s. Giles appear to have speciated in West Africa and the M form is now formally named An. coluzzii Coetzee & Wilkerson sp.n. and the S form retains the nominotyp...

    Authors: Simon P Sawadogo, Carlo Costantini, Cédric Pennetier, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Gabriella Gibson and Roch K Dabiré

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:275

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  38. With the rapid spread of pyrethroid resistance in the main malaria vectors from Benin and the various resistance mechanisms involved (metabolic resistance and knock-down resistance (kdr), it is important to fores...

    Authors: Nazaire Aïzoun, Rock Aïkpon, Virgile Gnanguenon, Olivier Oussou, Fiacre Agossa, Gil Germain Padonou and Martin Akogbéto

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:274

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  39. Recent studies of Toxoplasma gondii isolates from animals in different regions of China have shown a limited genetic diversity and type China 1 was the dominant genotype of T. gondii prevalent in Chinese animals....

    Authors: Lin Wang, Hua-Wei Cheng, Kai-Quan Huang, Yuan-Hong Xu, Yong-Nian Li, Jian Du, Li Yu, Qing-Li Luo, Wei Wei, Ling Jiang and Ji-Long Shen

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:273

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  40. Numerous studies have shown that aberrant microRNA (miRNA) expression is associated with the pathogenesis and progression of various human diseases. Hence, serum miRNAs are considered to be potential biomarker...

    Authors: Xing He, Xue Sai, Chao Chen, Yuanbin Zhang, Xindong Xu, Dongmei Zhang and Weiqing Pan

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:272

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  41. Global climate change can seriously impact on the epidemiological dynamics of vector-borne diseases. In this study we investigated how future climatic changes could affect the climatic niche of Ixodes ricinus (Ac...

    Authors: Daniele Porretta, Valentina Mastrantonio, Sara Amendolia, Stefano Gaiarsa, Sara Epis, Claudio Genchi, Claudio Bandi, Domenico Otranto and Sandra Urbanelli

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:271

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  42. DNA microarrays can be used to quickly and sensitively identify several different pathogens in one step. Our previously developed DNA microarray, based on the detection of variable regions in the 16S rDNA gene (r...

    Authors: Jana Melničáková, Marketa Derdáková and Imrich Barák

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:269

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  43. Anopheles albimanus is a key malaria vector in the northern neotropics. Current vector control measures in the region are based on mass distributions of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and focal indoor res...

    Authors: Juan C Lol, María E Castellanos, Kelly A Liebman, Audrey Lenhart, Pamela M Pennington and Norma R Padilla

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:268

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  44. Altogether 2004 Ixodes ricinus ticks, from 37 places in Hungary, were analysed in pools with a recently developed multiplex real-time PCR for the presence of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and for other repre...

    Authors: Sándor Hornok, Marina L Meli, Enikő Gönczi and Regina Hofmann-Lehmann

    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:267

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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