An assessment of canine ectoparasiticide administration compliance in the USA
This study evaluated the timing of dog owner ectoparasiticide purchases to estimate administration compliance and assess the consequent impact of dose purchase gaps on the proportion of time that dogs were pro... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 21, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Robert Lavan, Dorothy Normile, Imran Husain, Amita Singh, Rob Armstrong and Kathleen Heaney Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pasture rewetting in the context of nature conservation shows no long-term impact on endoparasite infections in sheep and cattle
Nature conservation with reduced drainage of pastures has been increasingly promoted in agriculture in recent years. However, moisture on pastures is a crucial factor for the development of free-living stages ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 21, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Katharina May, Katharina Raue, Katrin Blazejak, Daniela Jordan and Christina Strube Tags: Research Source Type: research

No molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in the blood of patients with erythema migrans in Belgium
A number of tick-borne pathogens circulate in the Belgian tick population in addition to the causative agent of Lyme borreliosis. However, so far, only a few patients with tick-borne diseases other than Lyme b... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 20, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Laurence Geebelen, Tinne Lernout, Katrien Tersago, Sanne Terryn, Joppe W. Hovius, Arieke Docters van Leeuwen, Steven Van Gucht, Niko Speybroeck and Hein Sprong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dermal microfilariae of dogs, jackals and cats in different regions of Iran
Due to the complexity of retrieving skin-dwelling microfilariae, filarioids of dogs presenting dermal microfilariae (e.g. Cercopithifilaria spp., Onchocerca lupi) are relatively unknown compared to Dirofilaria sp... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 20, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alireza Sazmand, Zahra Bahiraei, Farzad Nemati, Giada Annoscia, Marcos Antonio Bezerra-Santos, Hassan Nayebzadeh, Amir Masoud Salemi, Seyed Mahmoud Mousavi, Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi and Domenico Otranto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dermanyssus gallinae: the long journey of the poultry red mite to become a vector
The possibility that Dermanyssus gallinae, the poultry red mite, could act as a vector of infectious disease-causing pathogens has always intrigued researchers and worried commercial chicken farmers, as has its u... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 20, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Antonella Schiavone, Nicola Pugliese, Domenico Otranto, Rossella Samarelli, Elena Circella, Caterina De Virgilio and Antonio Camarda Tags: Review Source Type: research

Microbial composition in Hyalomma anatolicum collected from livestock in the United Arab Emirates using next-generation sequencing
Hyalomma anatolicum is a widely distributed tick species that acts as a vector transmitting tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) in livestock. Such pathogens affect the health of livestock and consequently reduce their pr... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 20, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Nighat Perveen, Sabir Bin Muzaffar, Ranjit Vijayan and Mohammad Ali Al-Deeb Tags: Research Source Type: research

Patterns of deer ked (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) and tick (Ixodida: Ixodidae) infestation on white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the eastern United States
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) host numerous ectoparasitic species in the eastern USA, most notably various species of ticks and two species of deer keds. Several pathogens transmitted by ticks to hum... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 20, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Karen C. Poh, Jesse R. Evans, Michael J. Skvarla, Cody M. Kent, Pia U. Olafson, Graham J. Hickling, Jennifer M. Mullinax and Erika T. Machtinger Tags: Research Source Type: research

Local immune response of Canarian Majorera goats infected with Teladorsagia circumcincta
Due to increased anthelmintic resistance, alternative methods to drugs are necessary to control gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs). Some of the most promising alternatives are based on the immune response of th... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 15, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Leire Ortega, Jessica Quesada, Antonio Ruiz, Mar ía Magnolia Conde-Felipe, Otilia Ferrer, Francisco Rodríguez and José Manuel Molina Tags: Research Source Type: research

Metabarcoding reveals low prevalence of microsporidian infections in castor bean tick (Ixodes ricinus)
Microsporidia is a large group of eukaryotic obligate intracellular spore-forming parasites, of which 17 species can cause microsporidiosis in humans. Most human-infecting microsporidians belong to the genera Ent... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 15, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Artur Trzebny, Justyna Liberska, Anna Slodkowicz-Kowalska and Miroslawa Dabert Tags: Short report Source Type: research

First report of the zoonotic nematode Baylisascaris procyonis in non-native raccoons (Procyon lotor) from Italy
Baylisascaris procyonis is a nematode parasite of the raccoon (Procyon lotor), and it can be responsible for a severe form of larva migrans in humans. This parasite has been reported from many countries all over ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 12, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Andrea Lombardo, Giuseppina Brocherel, Carla Donnini, Gianluca Fichi, Alessia Mariacher, Elena Lavinia Diaconu, Virginia Carfora, Antonio Battisti, Nadia Cappai, Luca Mattioli and Claudio De Liberato Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Effects of deworming medication on anaemia among children aged 6 –59 months in sub-Saharan Africa
Despite the limited knowledge regarding the effects of deworming medication (DM) on nutritional indicators in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), deworming programmes continue to be implemented in resource-limited count... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 12, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Andy Bauleni, Fentanesh N. Tiruneh, Tisungane E. Mwenyenkulu, Owen Nkoka, Gowokani C. Chirwa, Steve Gowelo, Michael G. Chipeta and Peter A. M. Ntenda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Infection of the Asian gray shrew Crocidura attenuata (Insectivora: Soricidae) with Sarcocystis attenuati n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) in China
Data on the genus Sarcocystis in insectivores are limited. The Asian gray shrew Crocidura attenuata is one of the most common species of the insectivore family Soricidae in South Asia and Southeast Asia. To our k... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 11, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Junjie Hu, Jun Sun, Yanmei Guo, Hongxia Zeng, Yunzhi Zhang and Jianping Tao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ivermectin as an endectocide may boost control of malaria vectors in India and contribute to elimination
Malaria constitutes one of the largest public health burdens faced by humanity. Malaria control has to be an efficient balance between diagnosis, treatment and vector control strategies. The World Health Organ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 10, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sundus Shafat Ahmad, Manju Rahi, Poonam Saroha and Amit Sharma Tags: Review Source Type: research

Global prevalence and epidemiology of Strongyloides stercoralis in dogs: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Strongyloides stercoralis, a soil-transmitted helminth, occurs in humans, non-human primates, dogs, cats and wild canids. The zoonotic potential between these hosts is not well understood with data available on p... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 10, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Aida Vafae Eslahi, Sima Hashemipour, Meysam Olfatifar, Elham Houshmand, Elham Hajialilo, Razzagh Mahmoudi, Milad Badri and Jennifer K. Ketzis Tags: Research Source Type: research

Temporal transcriptomic changes in long non-coding RNAs and messenger RNAs involved in the host immune and metabolic response during Toxoplasma gondii lytic cycle
Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are important regulators of various biological and pathological processes, in particular the inflammatory response by modulating the transcriptional control of inflammatory genes... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 10, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sha-Sha Wang, Chun-Xue Zhou, Hany M. Elsheikha, Jun-Jun He, Feng-Cai Zou, Wen-Bin Zheng, Xing-Quan Zhu and Guang-Hui Zhao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Ecological and environmental factors affecting transmission of sylvatic yellow fever in the 2017 –2019 outbreak in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil
Yellow fever virus (YFV) is an arbovirus that, despite the existence of a safe and effective vaccine, continues to cause outbreaks of varying dimensions in the Americas and Africa. Between 2017 and 2019, Brazi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 10, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Filipe Vieira Santos de Abreu, Cecilia Siliansky de Andreazzi, Maycon Sebasti ão Alberto Santos Neves, Patrícia Soares Meneguete, Mário Sérgio Ribeiro, Cristina Maria Giordano Dias, Monique de Albuquerque Motta, Christovam Barcellos, Anselmo Rocha Rom Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterization of Anopheles gambiae D7 salivary proteins as markers of human –mosquito bite contact
Malaria is transmitted when infected Anopheles mosquitoes take a blood meal. During this process, the mosquitoes inject a cocktail of bioactive proteins that elicit antibody responses in humans and could be used ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 8, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Brenda Oseno, Faith Marura, Rodney Ogwang, Martha Muturi, James Njunge, Irene Nkumama, Robert Mwakesi, Kennedy Mwai, Martin K. Rono, Ramadhan Mwakubambanya, Faith Osier and James Tuju Tags: Research Source Type: research

High-resolution melting analysis identifies reservoir hosts of zoonotic Leishmania parasites in Tunisia
Leishmaniasis is endemic in Tunisia and presents with different clinical forms, caused by the species Leishmania infantum, Leishmania major, and Leishmania tropica. The life cycle of Leishmania is complex and inv... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 8, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Moufida Derghal, Abir Tebai, Ghofrane Balti, Hajer Souguir-Omrani, Jomaa Chemkhi, Adel Rhim, Ali Bouattour, Ikram Guizani, Youmna M ’Ghirbi and Souheila Guerbouj Tags: Research Source Type: research

Insecticidal efficacy against Phlebotomus perniciosus in dogs treated orally with fluralaner in two different parallel-group, negative-control, random and masked trials
Dogs are the reservoir host of Leishmania infantum, the agent of zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (VL), which is transmitted by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies. The sand fly Phlebotomus perniciosus is the main... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 8, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Gioia Bongiorno, Leon Meyer, Alec Evans, Nouha Lekouch, Padraig Doherty, Rafael Chiummo and Luigi Gradoni Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Cytauxzoon europaeus infections in domestic cats in Switzerland and in European wildcats in France: a tale that started more than two decades ago
Cytauxzoon spp. infection is believed to be a newly emerging tick-borne disease in felids in Europe, with three species of the haemoparasite having recently been differentiated in wild felids. In Switzerland, rar... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 8, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Barbara Willi, Marina L. Meli, Chiara Cafarelli, Urs O. Gilli, Anja Kipar, Alina Hubbuch, Barbara Riond, Judith Howard, Daniel Schaarschmidt, Walter Regli and Regina Hofmann-Lehmann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Inhibitory effect of naphthoquine phosphate on Babesia gibsoni in vitro and Babesia rodhaini in vivo
Drug resistance and toxic side effects are major challenges in the treatment of babesiosis. As such, new drugs are needed to combat the emergence of drug resistance in Babesia parasites and to develop alternative... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 7, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Shengwei Ji, Mingming Liu, Eloiza May Galon, Mohamed Abdo Rizk, Bumduuren Tuvshintulga, Jixu Li, Iqra Zafar, Yae Hasegawa, Aiko Iguchi, Naoaki Yokoyama and Xuenan Xuan Tags: Short report Source Type: research

A proteomics informed by transcriptomics insight into the proteome of Ornithodoros erraticus adult tick saliva
The argasid tick Ornithodoros erraticus is the main vector of tick-borne human relapsing fever (TBRF) and African swine fever (ASF) in the Mediterranean Basin. The prevention and control of these diseases would g... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 3, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ricardo P érez-Sánchez, Angel Carnero-Morán, M. Luz Valero and Ana Oleaga Tags: Research Source Type: research

Deltamethrin interacts with Culex quinquefasciatus odorant-binding protein: a novel potential resistance mechanism
Odorant-binding proteins (OBPs) play important roles in many physiological processes of mosquitoes. Previous high-throughput sequencing studies have revealed that some OBPs of Culex quinquefasciatus might be invo... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - January 3, 2022 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rui-xin Shen, Yi-ting Wang, Jia-hong Wu, Ning Zhang, Heng-duan Zhang, Dan Xing, Yan Chen, Chun-xiao Li and Tong-yan Zhao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Isolation of infectious Theileria parva sporozoites secreted by infected Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks into an in vitro tick feeding system
Vector-borne diseases pose an increasing threat to global food security. Vaccines, diagnostic tests, and therapeutics are urgently needed for tick-borne diseases that affect livestock. However, the inability t... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rubikah Vimonish, Kelcey D. Dinkel, Lindsay M. Fry, Wendell C. Johnson, Janaina Capelli-Peixoto, Reginaldo G. Bastos, Glen A. Scoles, Donald P. Knowles, Maxime Madder, George Chaka and Massaro W. Ueti Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular detection of Anaplasma spp., Babesia spp. and Theileria spp. in yaks (Bos grunniens) and Tibetan sheep (Ovis aries) on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China
Anaplasma, Babesia and Theileria are tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) that affect livestock worldwide. However, information on these pathogens in yaks (Bos grunniens) and Tibetan sheep (Ovis aries) on the Qinghai-Tib... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 23, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yongcai He, Wangkai Chen, Ping Ma, Yaoping Wei, Ruishan Li, Zhihong Chen, Shuyu Tian, Tongsheng Qi, Jinfang Yang, Yali Sun, Jixu Li, Ming Kang and Ying Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Circulating dengue virus serotypes and vertical transmission in Aedes larvae during outbreak and inter-outbreak seasons in a high dengue risk area of Sri Lanka
Spatial and temporal changes in the dengue incidence are associated with multiple factors, such as climate, immunity among a population against dengue viruses (DENV), circulating DENV serotypes and vertical tr... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 23, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Chandana Wijesinghe, Jagath Gunatilake, P. H. D. Kusumawathie, P. D. N. N. Sirisena, S. W. P. L. Daulagala, Bushran N. Iqbal and Faseeha Noordeen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment of FDA-approved drugs against Strongyloides ratti in vitro and in vivo to identify potentially active drugs against strongyloidiasis
Infections with Strongyloides stercoralis belong to the most neglected helminth diseases, and research and development (R&D) efforts on novel drugs are inadequate. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 23, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jennifer Keiser and C écile Häberli Tags: Research Source Type: research

In vitro characterization of Haemonchus contortus trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase and its immunomodulatory effects on peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs)
Trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase (TPP6) is a key enzyme in the trehalose biosynthesis pathway. The accumulation of TPP6 inside the body is harmful to the pathogen, but almost nothing is currently known about ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 20, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: ZhaoHai Wen, XinRan Xie, Muhammad Tahir Aleem, Kalibixiati Aimulajiang, Cheng Chen, Meng Liang, XiaoKai Song, LiXin Xu, XiangRui Li and RuoFeng Yan Tags: Research Source Type: research

The ecdysteroid receptor regulates salivary gland degeneration through apoptosis in Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides
It is well established that ecdysteroid hormones play an important role in arthropod development and reproduction, mediated by ecdysteroid receptors. Ticks are obligate hematophagous arthropods and vectors of ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 20, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xiaojuan Lu, Zhipeng Zhang, Dongqi Yuan, Yongzhi Zhou, Jie Cao, Houshuang Zhang, Itabajara da Silva Vaz Jr. and Jinlin Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evidence of co-circulation of multiple arboviruses transmitted by Aedes species based on laboratory syndromic surveillance at a health unit in a slum of the Federal District, Brazil
Vector-borne diseases, especially arboviruses transmitted by Aedes sp. mosquitos, should be a health policy priority in Brazil. Despite this urgency, there are significant limitations in the traditional surveilla... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 19, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Paulo Rufalco-Moutinho, Lorena Aparecida Gon çalves de Noronha, Tatyane de Souza Cardoso Quintão, Tayane Ferreira Nobre, Ana Paula Sampaio Cardoso, Daiani Cristina Cilião-Alves, Marco Aurélio Bellocchio Júnior, Mateus de Paula von Glehn, Rodrigo Hadd Tags: Research Source Type: research

Morphological and molecular differentiation between Culicoides oxystoma and Culicoides kingi (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Tunisia
Culicoides kingi and Culicoides oxystoma belong to the Schultzei group of biting midges. These two species are vectors of disease in livestock of economic importance. As described in the literature, morphological... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Darine Slama, Rihab Baraket, Latifa Remadi, Emna Chaker and Hamouda Babba Tags: Research Source Type: research

Tandem mass tag (TMT)-based proteomic analysis of Cryptosporidium andersoni oocysts before and after excystation
Cryptosporidium andersoni initiates infection by releasing sporozoites from oocysts through excystation. However, the proteins involved in excystation are unknown. Determining the proteins that participate in the... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dong-Fang Li, Zhao-Hui Cui, Lu-Yang Wang, Kai-Hui Zhang, Le-Tian Cao, Shuang-Jian Zheng and Long-Xian Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Insecticide susceptibility status and knockdown resistance (kdr) mutation in Aedes albopictus in China
Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse, 1894) is the main vector of dengue virus in China. The resistance to insecticides is a huge obstacle for the control of this species, and determining its resistance status and... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yong Wei, Xueli Zheng, Song He, Xuli Xin, Jiachun Zhang, Ke Hu, Guofa Zhou and Daibin Zhong Tags: Research Source Type: research

A uracil auxotroph Toxoplasma gondii exerting immunomodulation to inhibit breast cancer growth and metastasis
Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death among women, and prognosis is especially poor for patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC); therefore, there is an urgent need for new e... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 11, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Li-Qing Xu, Li-Jie Yao, Dan Jiang, Li-Juan Zhou, Min Chen, Wen-Zhong Liao, Wei-Hao Zou and Hong-Juan Peng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Trichomonas vaginalis induces apoptosis via ROS and ER stress response through ER –mitochondria crosstalk in SiHa cells
Trichomonas vaginalis causes lesions on the cervicovaginal mucosa in women; however, its pathogenesis remains unclear. We have investigated the involvement of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) in the induction of ap... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 11, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Fei Fei Gao, Juan-Hua Quan, Min A. Lee, Wei Ye, Jae-Min Yuk, Guang-Ho Cha, In-Wook Choi and Young-Ha Lee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Seasonal epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes of cattle in the northern continental climate zone of western Canada as revealed by internal transcribed spacer-2 ribosomal DNA nemabiome barcoding
Gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) epidemiology is changing in many regions of the world due to factors such as global warming and emerging anthelmintic resistance. However, the dynamics of these changes in nort... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 11, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tong Wang, Elizabeth M. Redman, Arianna Morosetti, Rebecca Chen, Sarah Kulle, Natasha Morden, Christopher McFarland, Hannah Rose Vineer, Douglas D. Colwell, Eric R. Morgan and John S. Gilleard Tags: Research Source Type: research

Drug targeting of aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases in Anopheles species and Aedes aegypti that cause malaria and dengue
Mosquito-borne diseases have a devastating impact on human civilization. A few species of Anopheles mosquitoes are responsible for malaria transmission, and while there has been a reduction in malaria-related dea... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 11, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Soumyananda Chakraborti, Jyoti Chhibber-Goel and Amit Sharma Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Semi-field evaluation of novel chemical lures for Aedes aegypti, Culex quinquefasciatus, and Anopheles minimus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand
Entomological surveillance is an important means of assessing the efficacy of insect vector management programs and estimating disease transmission thresholds. Among baited traps, Biogents ’ BG-Sentinel (BGS) t... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 11, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dae-Yun Kim, Theerachart Leepasert, Michael J. Bangs and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap Tags: Research Source Type: research

Increased Leishmania infantum resistance to miltefosine and amphotericin B after treatment of a dog with miltefosine and allopurinol
Leishmania infantum is the most important etiological agent of visceral leishmaniasis in the Americas and Mediterranean region, and the dog is the main host. Miltefosine was authorized to treat canine leishmanias... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 9, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Gustavo Gon çalves, Monique Paiva Campos, Alessandra Silva Gonçalves, Lia Carolina Soares Medeiros and Fabiano Borges Figueiredo Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Activity of terpenes derived from essential oils against Sarcoptes scabiei eggs
The limited ovicidal activity of currently available acaricides is a significant obstacle to efficacious scabies treatment. Several essential oils or their respective components have proved to be active agains... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 9, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Meilin Li, Shunlong Liu, Zhijuan Yin, Charlotte Bernigaud, Jacques Guillot and Fang Fang Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Enterobacter hormaechei in the intestines of housefly larvae promotes host growth by inhibiting harmful intestinal bacteria
As a pervasive insect that transmits a variety of pathogens to humans and animals, the housefly has abundant and diverse microbial communities in its intestines. These gut microbes play an important role in th... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 7, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Qian Zhang, Shumin Wang, Xinyu Zhang, Kexin Zhang, Wenjuan Liu, Ruiling Zhang and Zhong Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Seroprevalence of antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in healthy blood donors in Romania: an update
The Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (s.l.) genogroup is the causative agent responsible for Lyme borreliosis, a common tick-borne infectious disease in some temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. In humans... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 4, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zsuzsa Kalm ár, Violeta Briciu, Mircea Coroian, Mirela Flonta, Amanda-Lelia Rădulescu, Adriana Topan, Andrei Daniel Mihalca and Mihaela Lupșe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cyathostomin resistance to moxidectin and combinations of anthelmintics in Australian horses
Cyathostomins are the most important and common parasitic nematodes of horses, with> 50 species known to occur worldwide. The frequent and indiscriminate use of anthelmintics has resulted in the development o... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 4, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ghazanfar Abbas, Abdul Ghafar, John Hurley, Jenni Bauquier, Anne Beasley, Edwina J. A. Wilkes, Caroline Jacobson, Charles El-Hage, Lucy Cudmore, Peter Carrigan, Brett Tennent-Brown, Charles G. Gauci, Martin K. Nielsen, Kristopher J. Hughes, Ian Beveridge Tags: Research Source Type: research

Metabarcoding in two isolated populations of wild roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) reveals variation in gastrointestinal nematode community composition between regions and among age classes
Gastrointestinal nematodes are ubiquitous for both domestic and wild ungulates and have varying consequences for health and fitness. They exist as complex communities of multiple co-infecting species, and we h... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 4, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Camille Beaumelle, Elizabeth M. Redman, Jill de Rijke, Janneke Wit, Slimania Benabed, Fran çois Debias, Jeanne Duhayer, Sylvia Pardonnet, Marie-Thérèse Poirel, Gilles Capron, Stéphane Chabot, Benjamin Rey, Glenn Yannic, John S. Gilleard and Gilles Bou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Discovery of mosquitocides from fungal extracts through a high-throughput cytotoxicity-screening approach
Mosquitoes transmit a variety of diseases. Due to widespread insecticide resistance, new effective pesticides are urgently needed. Entomopathogenic fungi are widely utilized to control pest insects in agricult... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 4, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Liang Jin, Guodong Niu, Limei Guan, Julian Ramelow, Zhigao Zhan, Xi Zhou and Jun Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Structural changes and expression of hepatic fibrosis-related proteins in coculture of Echinococcus multilocularis protoscoleces and human hepatic stellate cells
Echinococcus multilocularis is the causative agent of human hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (AE). AE can cause damage to several organs, primarily the liver, and have severe outcomes, such as hepatic failure and ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 2, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Deping Cao, Emad Shamsan, Bofan Jiang, Haining Fan, Yaogang Zhang and Mustafa Abdo Saif Dehwah Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterization of the reproductive tract bacterial microbiota of virgin, mated, and blood-fed Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus females
Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus are vectors of numerous arboviruses that adversely affect human health. In mosquito vectors of disease, the bacterial microbiota influence several physiological processes, includi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - December 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sebasti án Díaz, Carolina Camargo and Frank W. Avila Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bacterial composition of midgut and entire body of laboratory colonies of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from Southern China
Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are invasive mosquito species and significantly impact human health in southern China. Microbiota are confirmed to affect the development and immunity of mosquitoes. However, sc... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - November 27, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Datao Lin, Xiaoying Zheng, Benjamin Sanogo, Tao Ding, Xi Sun and Zhongdao Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular and MALDI-TOF MS identification of swallow bugs Cimex hirundinis (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) and endosymbionts in France
The Cimicidae are obligatory blood-feeding ectoparasites of medical and veterinary importance. We aim in the current study to assess the ability of MALDI-TOF MS to identify Cimex hirundinis swallow bugs collected... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - November 27, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Fatima Zohra Hamlili, Jean-Michel B érenger, Adama Zan Diarra and Philippe Parola Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comment on: Emergence of the invasive malaria vector Anopheles stephensi in Khartoum State, Central Sudan
This letter comments on the article “Emergence of the invasive malaria vector Anopheles stephensi in Khartoum State, Central Sudan” published in Parasites and Vectors 2021, 14:511. Here we aim of provide a respon... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - November 27, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jan Kolaczinski, Samira Al-Eryani, Emmanuel Chanda and Lucia Fernandez-Montoya Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research