Clinical Profiles of Dengue Fever Patients, during an Outbreak.
Conclusion: Better management practices and timely reporting can reduce the risk factors associated with the disease. PMID: 31803773 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Molecular Characterization of Anopheles sacharovi Based on Sequences of ITS2-rDNA Region and COI Gene in North of Iran.
Conclusion: Some investigations have reported An. martinius as a member of sibling species of An. sacharovi among Iranian Anopheles genus; while based on our study, there was no evidence of the presence of this species in north and northwest of Iran. PMID: 31803774 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Molecular Analysis of Aquaglyceroporin 1 Gene in Non-Healing Clinical Isolates Obtained from Patients with Cutaneous Leishmaniasis from Central of Iran.
Conclusion: We reported a new point mutation of G562A in AQP1 gene involved in molecular mechanism in resistant isolates. PMID: 31803775 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Comparison of Some Molecular Markers for Tick Species Identification.
Conclusion: The use of mitochondrial genes in tick identification showed to provide more consistent results in the diagnostic environment. PMID: 31803776 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Using Ecological Niche Modeling to Predict the Spatial Distribution of Anopheles maculipennis s.l. and Culex theileri (Diptera: Culicidae) in Central Iran.
Conclusion: The mosquito collected and mapped can be considered for transmission of malaria and filariasis in the region. Bearing in mind the results of niche modeling for vector species, more studies on vectorial capacity and resistance status to different insecticides of these species are recommended. PMID: 31803777 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Effects of Diatomaceous Earth on House Dust Mite Sensitization in BALB/c Mice.
Conclusion: Environmental exposure to DE is suggested to benefit patients with hypersensitivity through relieving inflammatory symptoms. In a sense of prevention, DE represents a potential material against development of asthma. PMID: 31803778 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Detection of Diazinon Residue in Honey and Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) in Bandar-Abbas and Meshkinshahr, Iran.
Conclusion: Honey is safe for consumers. PMID: 31803779 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Investigation on the Occurrence of Aedes Species in Borderline of Iran and Azerbaijan for Control of Arboviral Diseases.
Conclusion: Aedes species were a high density in borderline of Iran and Azerbaijan. Therefore, the north parts of Ardabil Province are a suitable habitat for Aedes species mosquitoes. Care should be taken for vector control in the case of occurrence of any arboviruses transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. PMID: 31803780 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Molecular Identification of Species Caused Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Southern Zone of Iran.
Conclusion: Leishmania major is responsible for the most common CL in southern Iran. In addition, in two patients with L. major and L. tropica, mix infection with Crithidia was confirmed. The potential role of Crithidia as the main factor for CL and the probability of this parasite to have synergistic effects on Leishmania, as a hypothesis, requires more comprehensive researches on the ambiguity of this protozoon. PMID: 31803781 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Identification of Alleles in the MSP1 Gene Related to Complicated Malaria in Patients Infected with Plasmodium falciparum in Southeast of Iran.
Conclusion: Identity between samples and phylogenetic tree revealed that there is an extensive diversity range among isolates. Fifty percent of the isolates were under the risk of complicated malaria. Two of these patients (10%) needed special care and recovery was obtained after getting hospital services. PMID: 31803782 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Zingiber officinalis and Eucalyptus globulus, Potent Lethal/Repellent Agents against Rhipicephalus bursa, Probable Carrier for Zoonosis.
Conclusion: This study showed considerable values of acaricidal and repellent activity against Rh. bursa for both essential oils singly and in combination, so they can be considered as potent lethal/repellent agents for control of ticks, but more studies need for this purpose, study on lethal/repellent activity of these essential oils and/or other plants against other important arthropods can be considered as subjects for next experiments. PMID: 31803783 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

A Study on the Identification of Five Arboviruses from Hematophagous Mosquitoes and Midges Captured in Some Parts of Northern Turkey.
Conclusion: Mosquitoes and midges have got a crucial role in the transmission of arboviruses. The risk of occurrence for the investigated arboviruses will continue depending upon many factors including the presence of these viruses in Turkey and its neighboring countries, uncontrolled livestock movements, global warming and climate changes. PMID: 31803784 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Infection by Rickettsia felis in Ctenocephalides felis felis Fleas from North of Colombia.
Conclusion: Our findings highlighted the endemicity of the infection by R. felis in fleas from northern of Colombia and showed the likely importance of dogs as hosts of C. felis felis fleas and their potential role as reservoirs of R. felis. PMID: 31346530 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Evidence of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Virus Occurrence in Ixodidae Ticks of Armenia.
Conclusion: For the first time in the last four decades CCHF virus antigen was detected in Ixodid ticks of Armenia. This finding substantiates the role of R. sanguineus in the disease epidemiology; however, the role of H. marginatum in the CCHF virus circulation in the country could not be excluded. PMID: 31346531 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Comparison of CDC Bottle Bioassay with WHO Standard Method for Assessment Susceptibility Level of Malaria Vector, Anopheles stephensi to Three Imagicides.
Conclusion: The similar results of susceptibility levels were shown for DDT, bendiocarb and deltamethrin. The lethal times (LT50) showed significant difference using both WHO and CDC bioassay methods. PMID: 31346532 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

The Potential of West Nile Virus Transmission Regarding the Environmental Factors Using Geographic Information System (GIS), West Azerbaijan Province, Iran.
Conclusion: The precision of our results was proven to be in line with previous study results that identified high-risk areas, where WNV-infected vectors were captured from these same areas. PMID: 31346533 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Effect of Chlorine and Temperature on Larvicidal Activity of Cuban Bacillus thuringiensis Isolates.
Conclusion: A21, A51, L910, R85, and X48 isolates have a strong larvicidal activity for the treatment of Ae. aegypti breeding's sites exposed to high temperature and chlorine. PMID: 31346534 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Widespread Report of Multiple Insecticide Resistance in Anopheles gambiae s.l. Mosquitoes in Eight Communities in Southern Gombe, North-Eastern Nigeria.
Authors: Olatunbosun-Oduola A, Abba E, Adelaja O, Taiwo-Ande A, Poloma-Yoriyo K, Samson-Awolola T Abstract Background: Timely entomological and insecticide resistance monitoring is a key to generating relevant data for vector management. We investigated the insecticide susceptibility status of Anopheles gambiae s.l. in eight rural farming communities in Southern Gombe, Nigeria. Methods: Overall, 3-5 days-old adult female Anopheles mosquitoes reared from field-collected immature stages between September and November, 2014 were exposed to the diagnostic doses of pyrethroids, organophosphate and carbamate insectic...
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Biodiversity of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) with Emphasis on Potential Arbovirus Vectors in East Azerbaijan Province, Northwestern Iran.
Conclusion: This study provides important information on the diversity, distribution and ecology of ten mosquito species in the region. This information leads to a better understanding of mosquito population dynamics in relation to vector control measures. PMID: 31346536 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Identification of Theileria Species in Sheep and Vector Ticks Using PCR Method in Zabol, Eastern Iran.
Conclusion: Theileria ovis has a high prevalence among the sheep of zabol and Hy. asiaticum asiaticum, Rh. sanguineus and Rh. turanicus may be the main vectors of Theileria species in this area. PMID: 31346537 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Molecular Detection and Phylogenetic Analysis of Endosymbiont Wolbachia pipientis (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) Isolated from Dirofilaria immitis in Northwest of Iran.
Conclusion: PCR could be a simple but suitable method for detection of Wolbachia species. There is a pattern of host specificity between Wolbachia and Dirofilaria that can be related to ancestral evolutions. The results of this phylogenetic analysis and molecular characterization may help us for better identification of Wolbachia species and understanding of their coevolution. PMID: 31346538 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

The Challenges of the Malaria Elimination Program in the South East of Iran: A Qualitative Study.
Conclusion: Raising awareness in people, officials and health workers about malaria and preventive health interventions as well as health risks associated with fake doctors, following up and re-examination of peripheral blood smear in suspected cases, establishing malaria control stations in border areas and specific measures to refer immigrants and people crossing the border toward malaria diagnosis stations is suggested. PMID: 31346539 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

A Comparative Pathomorphological Findings Between Leiurus abdullahbayrami and Androctonus crassicauda (Scorpion: Buthidae) Envenomation in Rabbit Animal Model.
Conclusion: These findings will provide a better understanding of envenomation of human beings in terms of the possible consequences of scorpion toxication on the organs. PMID: 31346540 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

The Prevalence of Antibodies against Sandfly Fever Viruses and West Nile Virus in Cyprus.
Authors: Billioud G, Tryfonos C, Richter J Abstract Background: Sandfly fever is an incapacitating disease caused by sandfly-borne Phleboviruses that can lead to meningitis, encephalitis or meningoencephalitis. West Nile virus (WNV), a mosquito-borne Flavivirus, can induce neuroinvasive disease manifested by meningitis, encephalitis or acute flaccid paralysis. Both vectors are endemic in Cyprus and very active during summer. The aims of this study were to determine first the prevalence of sandfly fever viruses (SFV) and WNV infections in Cyprus and second, to investigate their role in central nervous system (CNS) i...
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - July 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

A Review on Scorpionism in Iran.
Conclusion: The highest number of sting agents is in Khuzestan, however Gilan and Mazandaran have the lowest frequency. Because of the high prevalence of sting agent species in that province, the necessity of providing control and prevention programs is very important. PMID: 30918902 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Emergence and Associated Risk Factors of Vector Borne West Nile Virus Infection in Ilorin, Nigeria.
Conclusion: This study clearly shows a considerable WNV infection in Ilorin, with the presence of factors that can promulgate an outbreak, hence a need for further surveillance in the study area. PMID: 30918903 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Wing Geometry Analysis of Aedes aegypti (Diptera, Culicidae), a Dengue Virus Vector, from Multiple Geographical Locations of Samut Songkhram, Thailand.
Authors: Chaiphongpachara T, Juijayen N, Chansukh KK Abstract Background: Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is a mosquito-borne disease and remains a major public health problem, especially in tropical and temperate countries. Studying wing morphometric of Aedes aegypti as a mosquito vector of DHF can help to better understand biological process of the mosquito adaptation to the environment. We aimed to study the geometric morphometric of Ae. aegypti from multiple geographical areas. Methods: Samples were collected from Samut Songkhram Province in Thailand, including coastal, residential and cultivated areas, by ...
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Larvicidal Activity of Essential Oil of Syzygium aromaticum (Clove) in Comparison with Its Major Constituent, Eugenol, against Anopheles stephensi.
Conclusion: EO showed more effective than its major component. Considering the lower cost of the essential oil and lower risk in occurrence of resistance in larvae, use of clove EO is preferred as larvicide in comparison with eugenol, against An. stephensi. PMID: 30918905 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Evaluation of Pyrethroid Susceptibility in Culex pipiens of Northern Izmir Province, Turkey.
Authors: Guntay O, Yikilmaz MS, Ozaydin H, Izzetoglu S, Suner A Abstract Background: Mosquitoes, being a nuisance species, are considered as one of the most important species in public health control programs due to their role as a vector in mosquito-borne diseases observed in humans and animals. We evaluated the susceptibility status of Culex pipiens collected from northern Izmir, Turkey in 2011-16. Methods: Mosquito larvae, collected from three different locations in northern ─░zmir, were reared in the laboratory. Adult susceptibility bioassays were performed using the WHO insecticide-impregnated papers inclu...
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Geographical Features and Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Erzincan, Turkey.
Conclusion: The seroprevalence of Lyme borreliosis was high in Erzincan, particularly among people engaged in animal husbandry in rural areas. In addition, the seroprevalence of Borrelia varied according to geographical features, increasing in areas with a lower slope and altitude. PMID: 30918907 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Chemical Composition and Repellency of Origanum vulgare Essential Oil against Cimex lectularius under Laboratory Conditions.
Conclusion: Oregano oil 40% exhibited more repellency compared to commercial insect repellent stick containing 33% DEET. Further studies are warranted to confirm the effectiveness of oregano essential oil in personal protecting against bed bug biting. PMID: 30918908 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Seasonal Activity of Adult Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Focus of Dirofilariasis and West Nile Infection in Northern Iran.
Conclusion: Though no significant regression between the abundance of mosquitoes and the meteorological data was observed during active season, temperature and rice fields had a great influence in starting and ending active season in the region. PMID: 30918909 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Insecticidal and Acetylcholinesterase Inhibition Activity of Veratrum nigrum Alkaloidal Extract against the German Cockroach (Blattella germanica).
Conclusion: V. nigrum may be explored as a potential natural insecticide for control of the German cockroach. PMID: 30918910 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Impact of Flag Texture on Tick Sampling Efficiency.
Conclusion: The flag made of MUC type fabric, thanks to its tight and relatively flat texture, facilitates detection and collection of ticks from its surface. The OX flag, due to its loose texture, is unsuitable for the quantitative sampling of larval Ixodes ricinus. PMID: 30918911 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 30, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Spironucleus muris and Eperythrozoon coccoides in Rodents from Northwestern Iran: Rare Infections.
Conclusion: The present study increases awareness about Eperythrozoonosis in rodents and its potential transmission to domestic animals and even to human in rural districts in Iran. Moreover, the attack of Spironucleus on the mucus of colon and its systemic risk was confirmed. PMID: 30915373 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Designing and Introducing a New Artificial Feeding Apparatus for Sand Fly Rearing.
Conclusion: Sand fly artificial feeding apparatus can be used at least for rearing of Ph. papatasi. PMID: 30915374 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Troubleshooting Real-Time PCR Screening for Leishmania infantum.
Authors: de Mendonça PG PMID: 30915375 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Bioecology of Dominant Malaria Vector, Anopheles superpictus s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) in Iran.
Conclusion: Results of the evaluating will help for decision making of authorities for vector control. PMID: 30584544 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Toxicological Analysis of Insects on the Corpse: A Valuable Source of Information in Forensic Investigations.
Conclusion: Necrophagous insects are an indicator on the scene of crime and a potential source of information about the antemortem situation. Detection of drug in insects which is actually a reflection of the cause of death is possible. PMID: 30584545 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Richness and Diversity of Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in North Khorasan Province, Northeast of Iran.
Conclusion: The sand fly fauna in North Khorasan Province was very rich and often included some of the most important proven or suspected vectors of leishmaniasis. Species diversity indices (Shannon index, and Simpson's index) were not high due to decreasing in evenness. The Margalef richness index could accurately reflect the biodiversity of sand flies between three subtidal locations. PMID: 30584546 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Fauna and Larval Habitats Characteristics of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Golestan Province, Northeast of Iran, 2014-2015.
Conclusion: Due to the high species diversity of Culicidae, ecology of medical important species such as Cx. pipiens and Cx. tritaeniorhynchus needs more investigations. PMID: 30584547 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Tick Ectoparasites of Animals in Borderline of Iran-Iraq and Their Role on Disease Transmission.
Conclusion: The most abundant species in this study area was Rh. sanguineus (60.05%). Due to high prevalence of tick specimens and a variety of collected species from sheep (55.41%), the vaccination of sheep and control of tick vectors are recommended. PMID: 30584548 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Biology of Meccus pallidipennis (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) to Other Conditions Than That Encountered in Their Native Habitat.
Conclusion: Meccus pallidipennis was able to acclimatize to fluctuating laboratorial conditions other than those naturally found in Mexico. PMID: 30584549 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Safety Evaluation of Nano-Liposomal Formulation of Amphotericin B (Sina Ampholeish) in Animal Model as a Candidate for Treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis.
Conclusion: Based on skin irritancy reactions the topical formulation of SinaAmpholeish is safe and could be further checked in human trials. PMID: 30584550 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Ixodid Tick Vectors of Wild Mammals and Reptiles of Southern India.
Conclusion: Eight species of ticks parasitizing on nine species of wild mammals and four species of parasitizing on four species of reptiles were identified. The highest host richness was shown by H. (K.) bispinosa and R. haemaphysaloides. H. spinigera as the vector of KFD was also identified in this study. PMID: 30584551 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

A Comparative Study of Energy Contents in Mosquito Vectors of Malaria and Dengue Prevailing in Jodhpur City (Thar Desert) of Rajasthan State, India.
Conclusion: The higher amount of lipid in field-collected mosquitoes may be because of the availability of food in the natural habitat and adaptation of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes living in desert climate are physiologically better equipped to survive in the desert environment. PMID: 30584552 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Species Composition and Some Biological Features of Scorpions in Kazerun District, Southern Iran.
Conclusion: All the known dangerous scorpions, including H. lepturus, M. eupeus and A. crassicauda were revealed in the studied area. PMID: 30584553 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Biochemical Basis of Cyfluthrin and DDT Resistance in Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) in Malarious Area of Iran.
Conclusion: Metabolic mechanisms play a crucial role in the development of DDT and cyfluthrin resistance in An. stephensi, therefore, further evaluation of the mechanisms involved as well as implementation of proper insecticide resistance management strategies are recommended. PMID: 30584554 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Cross-Genera PCR Amplification of DNA from Apicomplexan Parasites.
Conclusion: This cross-genera amplification ability is useful for the quick exclusion of many parasite species from PCR negative diagnostic samples. Accurate species identification from PCR positive samples requires genetic sequencing of the amplicon. PMID: 30584555 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - December 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research

Essential Oil Composition and Larvicidal Evaluation of Platycladus orientalis against Two Mosquito Vectors, Anopheles stephensi and Culex pipiens.
Conclusion: Platycladus orientalis oil could be considered as a natural larvicide for mosquito larval control. PMID: 30123803 [PubMed] (Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases)
Source: Iranian Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases - August 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Arthropod Borne Dis Source Type: research