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  1. Reactive oxygen species (ROS) protect the host against a large number of pathogenic microorganisms. ROS have different effects on parasites of the genus Leishmania: some parasites are susceptible to their action,...

    Authors: Eric Henrique Roma, Juan Pereira Macedo, Grazielle Ribeiro Goes, Juliana Lauar Gonçalves, Waldionê de Castro, Daniel Cisalpino and Leda Quercia Vieira
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:193
  2. Chagas disease is caused by Trypanosoma cruzi, and humans acquire the parasite by exposure to contaminated feces from hematophagous insect vectors known as triatomines. Triatoma virus (TrV) is the sole viral path...

    Authors: Jailson FB Querido, María G Echeverría, Gerardo A Marti, Rita Medina Costa, María L Susevich, Jorge E Rabinovich, Aydee Copa, Nair A Montaño, Lineth Garcia, Marisol Cordova, Faustino Torrico, Rubén Sánchez-Eugenia, Lissete Sánchez-Magraner, Xabier Muñiz-Trabudua, Ibai López-Marijuan, Gabriela S Rozas-Dennis…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:29
  3. Phlebotomus papatasi sand flies are major vectors of Leishmania major and phlebovirus infection in North Africa and across the Middle East to the Indian subcontinent. Population genetics is a valuable tool in und...

    Authors: Catherine M. Flanley, Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao, Iliano V. Coutinho-Abreu, Rami Mukbel, Hanafi A. Hanafi, Shabaan S. El-Hossary, Emad El-Din Y. Fawaz, David F. Hoel, Alexander W. Bray, Gwen Stayback, Douglas A. Shoue, Shaden Kamhawi, Mehmet Karakuş, Kaouther Jaouadi, Mohammad Reza Yaghoobie-Ershadi, Andreas Krüger…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:214
  4. Proteins of the cysteine-rich secretory proteins, antigen 5 and pathogenesis-related 1 (CAP) superfamily are recognized or proposed to play roles in parasite development and reproduction, and in modulating hos...

    Authors: Andreas J. Stroehlein, Neil D. Young, Ross S. Hall, Pasi K. Korhonen, Andreas Hofmann, Paul W. Sternberg, Abdul Jabbar and Robin B. Gasser
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:360
  5. Ticks cause massive damage to livestock and vaccines are one sustainable substitute for the acaricides currently heavily used to control infestations. To guide antigen discovery for a vaccine that targets the ...

    Authors: Sandra R. Maruyama, Gustavo R. Garcia, Felipe R. Teixeira, Lucinda G. Brandão, Jennifer M. Anderson, José M. C. Ribeiro, Jesus G. Valenzuela, Jana Horackova, Cecília J. Veríssimo, Luciana M. Katiki, Tamy M. Banin, Amanda F. Zangirolamo, Luiz G. Gardinassi, Beatriz R. Ferreira and Isabel K. F. de Miranda-Santos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:206
  6. Ticks attach to and penetrate their hosts’ skin and inactivate multiple components of host responses in order to acquire a blood meal. Infestation loads with the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, are heritabl...

    Authors: Alessandra Mara Franzin, Sandra Regina Maruyama, Gustavo Rocha Garcia, Rosane Pereira Oliveira, José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro, Richard Bishop, Antônio Augusto Mendes Maia, Daniela Dantas Moré, Beatriz Rossetti Ferreira and Isabel Kinney Ferreira de Miranda Santos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:51
  7. The pork tapeworm, Taenia solium, and associated human infections, taeniasis, cysticercosis and neurocysticercosis, are serious public health problems, especially in developing countries. The World Health Organiz...

    Authors: Peter Winskill, Wendy E. Harrison, Michael D. French, Matthew A. Dixon, Bernadette Abela-Ridder and María-Gloria Basáñez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:73
  8. With field releases starting in Brazil, particular interest must be given to understanding how the endosymbiotic bacterium Wolbachia pipientis affects Aedes aegypti mosquitoes with a Brazilian genetic background....

    Authors: Heverton Leandro Carneiro Dutra, Vanessa Lopes da Silva, Mariana da Rocha Fernandes, Carlos Logullo, Rafael Maciel-de-Freitas and Luciano Andrade Moreira
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:282
  9. In Colombia, Rhodnius prolixus and Triatoma dimidiata are the main domestic triatomine species known to transmit T. cruzi. However, there are multiple reports of T. cruzi transmission involving secondary vectors....

    Authors: Omar Cantillo-Barraza, Edilson Garcés, Andrés Gómez-Palacio, Luis A. Cortés, André Pereira, Paula L. Marcet, Ana M. Jansen and Omar Triana-Chávez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:482
  10. Larval indices such as Premise Index (PI), Breteau Index (BI) and Container Index (CI) are widely used to interpret the density of dengue vectors in surveillance programmes. These indices may be useful for for...

    Authors: Lahiru Udayanga, Nayana Gunathilaka, Mohamed Cassim Mohamed Iqbal, Mohamed Mujithaba Mohamed Najim, Kusumawathie Pahalagedara and Wimaladharma Abeyewickreme
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:368
  11. Sand fly saliva has been shown to help parasite establishment and to induce immune responses in vertebrate hosts. In the current study, we investigated the pattern of expression of two Phlebotomus papatasi saliva...

    Authors: Nasibeh Hosseini-Vasoukolaei, Farah Idali, Ali Khamesipour, Mohammad Reza Yaghoobi-Ershadi, Shaden Kamhawi, Jesus G. Valenzuela, Haleh Edalatkhah, Mohammad Hossein Arandian, Hossein Mirhendi, Shaghayegh Emami, Reza Jafari, Zahra Saeidi, Mahmood Jeddi-Tehrani and Amir Ahmad Akhavan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:357
  12. Dengue is a major public health problem in Mexico, where the use of chemical insecticides to control the principal dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, is widespread. Resistance to insecticides has been reported in mult...

    Authors: Regan Deming, Pablo Manrique-Saide, Anuar Medina Barreiro, Edgar Ulises Koyoc Cardeña, Azael Che-Mendoza, Bryant Jones, Kelly Liebman, Lucrecia Vizcaino, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec and Audrey Lenhart
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:67
  13. Quantification of adult Aedes aegypti abundance indoors has relied on estimates of relative density (e.g. number of adults per unit of sampling or time), most commonly using traps or timed collections using aspir...

    Authors: Edgar Koyoc-Cardeña, Anuar Medina-Barreiro, Azael Cohuo-Rodríguez, Norma Pavía-Ruz, Audrey Lenhart, Guadalupe Ayora-Talavera, Mike Dunbar, Pablo Manrique-Saide and Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2019 12:250
  14. Transovarial transmission of dengue virus in Aedes spp. mosquitoes is considered an important mechanism for the maintenance of the virus in nature and may be implicated in the occurrence of outbreaks and epidemic...

    Authors: Cristiano Fernandes da Costa, Ricardo Augusto dos Passos, José Bento Pereira Lima, Rosemary Aparecida Roque, Vanderson de Souza Sampaio, Thais Bonifácio Campolina, Nágila Francinete Costa Secundino and Paulo Filemon Paolucci Pimenta
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:249
  15. Parasitic worms represent a substantial disease burden in animals and humans worldwide. The control of parasitic roundworms (nematodes) relies heavily on the use of anthelmintic drugs. However, widespread drug...

    Authors: Sarah Preston, Junjie Luo, Yuezhou Zhang, Abdul Jabbar, Simon Crawford, Jonathan Baell, Andreas Hofmann, Min Hu, Hai-Bing Zhou and Robin B. Gasser
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:346
  16. Phlebotomine sand flies are the subject of much research because of the role of their females as the only proven natural vectors of Leishmania species, the parasitic protozoans that are the causative agents of th...

    Authors: Paul A Bates, Jerôme Depaquit, Eunice AB Galati, Shaden Kamhawi, Michele Maroli, Mary Ann McDowell, Albert Picado, Paul D Ready, O Daniel Salomón, Jeffrey J Shaw, Yara M Traub-Csekö and Alon Warburg
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:131
  17. Transmission of pathogens by ticks is greatly supported by tick saliva released during feeding. Dendritic cells (DC) act as immunological sentinels and interconnect the innate and adaptive immune system. They ...

    Authors: Jaroslava Lieskovská, Jana Páleníková, Helena Langhansová, Andrezza Campos Chagas, Eric Calvo, Michalis Kotsyfakis and Jan Kopecký
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:275
  18. Exploration of immunomodulatory antileishmanials of plant origin is now being strongly recommended to overcome the immune suppression evident during visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and high cost and toxicity assoc...

    Authors: Garima Chouhan, Mohammad Islamuddin, Muzamil Y Want, Malik Z Abdin, Hani A Ozbak, Hassan A Hemeg, Dinkar Sahal and Farhat Afrin
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:183

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  19. Oncomelania hupensis is the unique intermediate host of Schistosoma japonicum, which plays a crucial role in the transmission of schistosomiasis. The endemic area of S. japonicum is st...

    Authors: Wei Guan, Shi-Zhu Li, Eniola Michael Abe, Bonnie L. Webster, David Rollinson and Xiao-Nong Zhou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:28
  20. The Phlebotomus papatasi salivary protein PpSP15 was shown to protect mice against Leishmania major, suggesting that incorporation of salivary molecules in multi-component vaccines may be a viable strategy for an...

    Authors: Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigão, Iliano V. Coutinho-Abreu, Valdir Q. Balbino, Carlos Alberto S. Figueiredo Jr, Rami Mukbel, Hussan Dayem, Hanafi A. Hanafi, Shabaan S. El-Hossary, Emad El-Din Y. Fawaz, Mahmoud Abo-Shehada, David F. Hoel, Gwen Stayback, Mariha Wadsworth, Douglas A. Shoue, Jenica Abrudan, Neil F. Lobo…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:298
  21. Heat shock proteins (HSPs) are found in all prokaryotes and most compartments of eukaryotic cells. Members of the HSP family mediate immune responses to tissue damage or cellular stress. However, little is kno...

    Authors: Eun Joo Chung, Young-Il Jeong, Myoung-Ro Lee, Yu Jung Kim, Sang-Eun Lee, Shin-Hyeong Cho, Won-Ja Lee, Mi-Yeoun Park and Jung-Won Ju
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:118
  22. Babesia bigemina and B. bovis are two economically important hemoparasites affecting both cattle and buffaloes involved in dairy and beef production. In Colombia, although some parasitological and serological stu...

    Authors: Jeiczon Jaimes-Dueñez, Omar Triana-Chávez, Andrés Holguín-Rocha, Alberto Tobon-Castaño and Ana M. Mejía-Jaramillo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2018 11:510
  23. Identification of the microflora of the sand fly gut and the environmental distribution of these bacteria are important components for paratransgenic control of Leishmania transmission by sand flies.

    Authors: Naseh Maleki-Ravasan, Mohammad Ali Oshaghi, Davoud Afshar, Mohammad Hossein Arandian, Sara Hajikhani, Amir Ahmad Akhavan, Bagher Yakhchali, Mohammad Hasan Shirazi, Yavar Rassi, Reza Jafari, Koorosh Aminian, Reza Ali Fazeli-Varzaneh and Ravi Durvasula
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:63
  24. Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are amongst the most prevalent infections in the world. Mass drug administration (MDA) programmes have become the most commonly used national interventions for endemi...

    Authors: Giuseppina Ortu, Mohamad Assoum, Udo Wittmann, Sarah Knowles, Michelle Clements, Onésime Ndayishimiye, Maria-Gloria Basáñez, Colleen Lau, Archie Clements, Alan Fenwick and Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:513
  25. Identification of populations to be targeted for individual treatment and broad-spectrum therapy in schistosomiasis-endemic areas, assessment of therapy efficacy, morbidity, and evaluation of control strategie...

    Authors: Annette I. Ng’etich, Fredrick O. Rawago, Walter G. Z. O. Jura, Pauline N. Mwinzi, Kimberly Y. Won and Maurice R. Odiere
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:87
  26. Males of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus produce salivary immunoglobulin-binding proteins and allotypic variations in IgG are associated with tick loads in bovines. These findings indicate that antibody r...

    Authors: Gustavo Rocha Garcia, Sandra Regina Maruyama, Kristina T. Nelson, José Marcos Chaves Ribeiro, Luiz Gustavo Gardinassi, Antonio Augusto Mendes Maia, Beatriz Rossetti Ferreira, Frans N. J. Kooyman and Isabel K. F. de Miranda Santos
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:144
  27. Until recently, Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) was considered to represent a single tick species in the New World. Recent studies have split this taxon into six species. While the A. cajennense species co...

    Authors: Thiago F. Martins, Amália R. M. Barbieri, Francisco B. Costa, Flávio A. Terassini, Luís M. A. Camargo, Cássio R. L. Peterka, Richard de C. Pacheco, Ricardo A. Dias, Pablo H. Nunes, Arlei Marcili, Alessandra Scofield, Artur K. Campos, Mauricio C. Horta, Aline G. A. Guilloux, Hector R. Benatti, Diego G. Ramirez…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:186

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