Sex and nest type influence avian blood parasite prevalence in a high-elevation bird community
The prevalence of avian haemosporidian parasites and the factors influencing infection in the Colorado Rocky Mountains are largely unknown. With climate change expected to promote the expansion of vector and a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Marina D. Rodriguez, Paul F. Doherty, Antoinette J. Piaggio and Kathryn P. Huyvaert Tags: Research Source Type: research

High prevalence, intensity, and genetic diversity of Trichinella spp. in wolverine (Gulo gulo) from Yukon, Canada
Species of Trichinella are globally important foodborne parasites infecting a number of domestic and wild vertebrates, including humans. Free-ranging carnivores can act as sentinel species for detection of Trichi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rajnish Sharma, N. Jane Harms, Piia M. Kukka, Thomas S. Jung, Sarah E. Parker, Sasha Ross, Peter Thompson, Benjamin Rosenthal, Eric P. Hoberg and Emily J. Jenkins Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urban emergence of Dermanyssus gallinae lineage L1 and Ornithonyssus sylviarum in Hungary: phylogenetic differentiation between the roles of migrating vs transported synanthropic birds
Among Dermanyssoidea, the chicken red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae) and the northern fowl mite (Ornithonyssus sylviarum) are considered to be the cause of high economic losses endured by the poultry industry in the... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: S ándor Hornok, Nóra Takács, Gábor Sipos, Pál Morandini, Attila D. Sándor, Sándor Szekeres, Andrea Grima and Jenő Kontschán Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Frequency of sodium channel genotypes and association with pyrethrum knockdown time in populations of Californian Aedes aegypti
Since their detection in 2013, Aedes aegypti has become a widespread urban pest in California. The availability of cryptic larval breeding sites in residential areas and resistance to insecticides pose significan... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 6, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Lindsey K. Mack, Erin Taylor Kelly, Yoosook Lee, Katherine K. Brisco, Kaiyuan Victoria Shen, Aamina Zahid, Tess van Schoor, Anthony J. Cornel and Geoffrey M. Attardo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survivorship of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato in irrigated sugarcane plantation scheme in Ethiopia
To ensure food security, sub-Saharan Africa has initiated massive water resource development projects, such as irrigated agriculture, in recent years. However, such environmental modifications affect the survi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 6, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dawit Hawaria, Solomon Kibret, Assalif Demissew, Arega Tsegaye, Denekew Bitew, Guiyun Yan and Delenasaw Yewhalaw Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of milbemycin oxime/afoxolaner chewable tablets (NEXGARD SPECTRA ®) against Capillaria aerophila and Capillaria boehmi in naturally infected dogs
Capillaria aerophila and Capillaria boehmi parasitize the respiratory system of wild and domestic carnivores. Capillaria aerophila inhabits the trachea and bronchi of dogs and cats, while C. boehmi affects the na... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 6, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Angela Di Cesare, Simone Morelli, Giulia Morganti, Giulia Simonato, Fabrizia Veronesi, Mariasole Colombo, Michele Berlanda, Wilfried Lebon, Matilde Gallo, Frederic Beugnet and Donato Traversa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Exploration of binary protein –protein interactions between tick-borne flaviviruses and Ixodes ricinus
Louping ill virus (LIV) and tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are tick-borne flaviviruses that are both transmitted by the major European tick, Ixodes ricinus. Despite the importance of I. ricinus as an arthro... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 6, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Manon Lemasson, Gr égory Caignard, Yves Unterfinger, Houssam Attoui, Lesley Bell-Sakyi, Edouard Hirchaud, Sara Moutailler, Nicholas Johnson, Damien Vitour, Jennifer Richardson and Sandrine A. Lacour Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of lotilaner (Credelio ™) against experimentally induced infestations of the adult cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, and flea eggs following oral administration to cats
This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of lotilaner ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tandy Paarlberg, Daniela Karadzovska and Rainer Helbig Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Fluralaner as a novel treatment for sarcoptic mange in the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus): safety, pharmacokinetics, efficacy and practicable use
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Vicky Wilkinson, Kotaro Takano, David Nichols, Alynn Martin, Roz Holme, David Phalen, Kate Mounsey, Michael Charleston, Alexandre Kreiss, Ruth Pye, Elizabeth Browne, Christina N æsborg-Nielsen, Shane A. Richards and Scott Carver Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Ticks infesting humans and associated pathogens: a cross-sectional study in a 3-year period (2017 –2019) in northwest Italy
Tick-borne diseases are common throughout Europe. Ticks transmit pathogens to the host while feeding and together with mosquitoes, they are major vectors of infectious agents worldwide. In recent years, there ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tania Audino, Alessandra Pautasso, Veronica Bellavia, Valerio Carta, Alessio Ferrari, Federica Verna, Carla Grattarola, Barbara Iulini, Maria Domenica Pintore, Mauro Bardelli, Germano Cassina, Laura Tomassone, Simone Peletto, Valeria Blanda, Alessandra To Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular and morphological characterization of three new species of avian Onchocercidae (Nematoda) with emphasis on circulating microfilariae
Blood parasites have been the subject of much research, with numerous reports of the presence of microfilariae in the peripheral blood (circulating microfilariae) of birds belonging to many orders. Current lim... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rasa Binkien ė, Carolina Romeiro Fernandes Chagas, Rasa Bernotienė and Gediminas Valkiūnas Tags: Research Source Type: research

Probable contribution of Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes to the circulation of chikungunya virus during an outbreak in Mombasa County, Kenya, 2017 –2018
Chikungunya virus is an alphavirus, primarily transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus. In late 2017 –2018, an outbreak of chikungunya occurred in Mombasa county, Kenya, and investigations were conducted to... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Joel Lutomiah, Francis Mulwa, James Mutisya, Edith Koskei, Solomon Langat, Albert Nyunja, Hellen Koka, Samson Konongoi, Edith Chepkorir, Victor Ofula, Samuel Owaka, Fredrick Eyase and Rosemary Sang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Records of three mammal tick species parasitizing an atypical host, the multi-ocellated racerunner lizard, in arid regions of Xinjiang, China
Ticks are ectoparasites that feed on blood of a broad taxonomical range of terrestrial and flying vertebrates and are distributed across a wide range of environmental settings. To date, the species identity, d... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 4, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Qi Zhou, Jiao Li, Xianguang Guo, Jinlong Liu, Qi Song, Xiong Gong, Han Chen, Jianhui Zhang, Jinlei He, Zhiwan Zheng, Dali Chen and Jianping Chen Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Impact of Babesia microti infection on the initiation and course of pregnancy in BALB/c mice
Protozoa in the genus Babesia are transmitted to humans through tick bites and cause babesiosis, a malaria-like illness. Vertical transmission of Babesia spp. has been reported in mammals; however, the exact timi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 2, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Katarzyna To łkacz, Anna Rodo, Agnieszka Wdowiarska, Anna Bajer and Małgorzata Bednarska Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of schistosomiasis and its association with anemia among pregnant women: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Schistosomiasis is a highly prevalent parasitic disease that can lead to adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes. To our knowledge, there has been no systematic review and meta-analysis of schistosomiasis duri... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 2, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ishag Adam, Nadiah A. ALhabardi, Osama Al-Wutayd and Ammar H. Khamis Tags: Review Source Type: research

Monitoring migrant groups as a post-validation surveillance approach to contain the potential reemergence of lymphatic filariasis in Togo
In March 2017, Togo was declared the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to eliminate lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem, but post-validation surveillance has been lacking. In some areas of the co... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 2, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Monique Ameyo Dorkenoo, Martin Kouame Tchankoni, Degninou Yehadji, Kossi Yakpa, Maw èké Tchalim, Efoe Sossou, Rachel Bronzan and Didier Koumavi Ekouevi Tags: Research Source Type: research

A randomized, controlled field study to assess the efficacy and safety of lotilaner flavored chewable tablets (Credelio ™ CAT) in eliminating fleas in client-owned cats in the USA
Studies show that the novel isoxazoline, lotilaner (Credelio ™ CAT; Elanco Animal Health), which is administered orally to cats, provides rapid and sustained flea kill for least 1 month following administratio... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Kimberly Chappell, Tandy Paarlberg, Wolfgang Seewald, Daniela Karadzovska and Steve Nanchen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Cardinium symbiosis as a potential confounder of mtDNA based phylogeographic inference in Culicoides imicola (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a vector of veterinary viruses
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jack Pilgrim, Stefanos Siozios, Matthew Baylis, Gert Venter, Claire Garros and Gregory D. D. Hurst Tags: Correction Source Type: research

The impact of temperature on the life cycle of Gasterophilus pecorum in northwest China
The departure of the mature larvae of the horse stomach bot fly from the host indicates the beginning of a new infection period. Gasterophilus pecorum is the dominant bot fly species in the desert steppe of the K... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ke Zhang, Heqing Huang, Ran Zhou, Boru Zhang, Chen Wang, Make Ente, Boling Li, Dong Zhang and Kai Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Time-resolved transcriptional profiling of Trichinella-infected murine myocytes helps to elucidate host –pathogen interactions in the muscle stage
Parasites of the genus Trichinella are the pathogenic agents of trichinellosis, which is a widespread and severe foodborne parasitic disease. Trichinella spiralis resides primarily in mammalian skeletal muscle ce... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xiaoxiang Hu, Xiaolei Liu, Chen Li, Yulu Zhang, Chengyao Li, Yanfeng Li, Yingxi Chen, Heng Guo, Xue Bai and Mingyuan Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genetic diversity analysis of Dermacentor nuttalli within Inner Mongolia, China
Ticks (Arthropoda, Ixodida), after mosquitoes, are the second most prevalent vector of infectious diseases. They are responsible for spreading a multitude of pathogens and threatening the health and welfare of... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - March 1, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zheng Gui, Lin Wu, Hao Cai, Lan Mu, Jing-Feng Yu, Shao-Yin Fu and Xiao-Yan Si Tags: Research Source Type: research

New genotype invasion of dengue virus serotype 1 drove massive outbreak in Guangzhou, China
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that has caused major health problems. Variations in dengue virus (DENV) genes are important features of epidemic outbreaks. However, the associations of DEN... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 27, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mengmeng Ma, Sean Wu, Zhenjian He, Lihong Yuan, Zhijun Bai, Liyun Jiang, John Marshall, Jiahai Lu, Zhicong Yang and Qinlong Jing Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: The effects of dog management on Echinococcus spp. prevalence in villages on the eastern Tibetan Plateau, China
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 26, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xiaodong Weng, Zhiqiang Mu, Xu Wei, Xu Wang, Qingqiu Zuo, Shuo Ma, Youzhong Ding, Xiaoming Wang, Weiping Wu, Philip S. Craig and Zhenghuan Wang Tags: Correction Source Type: research

A case of inguinal hernia associated with atypical Dirofilaria repens infection in a dog
Dirofilaria repens is a filarioid nematode transmitted by mosquitoes. Adult D. repens are typically localized in the subcutaneous tissue of the host, but other, atypical localizations have also been reported. The... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 26, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Georgiana Deak, Angela Monica Ionic ă, Izabela Szasz, Marian Taulescu and Andrei Daniel Mihalca Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Retrospective evaluation of vector-borne pathogens in cats living in Germany (2012 –2020)
Blood-feeding arthropods can transmit parasitic, bacterial, or viral pathogens to domestic animals and wildlife. Vector-borne infections are gaining significance because of increasing travel and import of pets... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 25, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ingo Sch äfer, Barbara Kohn, Maria Volkmann and Elisabeth Müller Tags: Research Source Type: research

The Eagle effect in the Wolbachia-worm symbiosis
Onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) are two human neglected tropical diseases that cause major disabilities. Mass administration of drugs targeting the microfilarial stage... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Christina A. Bulman, Laura Chappell, Emma Gunderson, Ian Vogel, Brenda Beerntsen, Barton E. Slatko, William Sullivan and Judy A. Sakanari Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Whole blood and blood components from vertebrates differentially affect egg formation in three species of anautogenous mosquitoes
Most female mosquitoes are anautogenous and must blood feed on a vertebrate host to produce eggs. Prior studies show that the number of eggs females lay per clutch correlates with the volume of blood ingested ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ruby E. Harrison, Mark R. Brown and Michael R. Strand Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatio-temporal impacts of aerial adulticide applications on populations of West Nile virus vector mosquitoes
Aerial applications of insecticides that target adult mosquitoes are widely used to reduce transmission of West Nile virus to humans during periods of epidemic risk. However, estimates of the reduction in abun... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Karen M. Holcomb, Robert C. Reiner and Christopher M. Barker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Seasonal patterns and spatial variation of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) infections in Ixodes ricinus in the Netherlands
The incidence of Lyme borreliosis varies over time and space through as yet incompletely understood mechanisms. In Europe, Lyme borreliosis is caused by infection with a Borrelia burgdorferi (s.l.) genospecies, w... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Nienke Hartemink, Arnold J. H. van Vliet, Gerrit Gort, Fedor Gassner, Frans Jacobs, Manoj Fonville, Willem Takken and Hein Sprong Tags: Research Source Type: research

A long-lasting emerging epidemic of anthroponotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in southeastern Iran: population movement and peri-urban settlements as a major risk factor
Epidemics of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) are occurring more frequently and spreading faster and farther than before in many areas of the world. The present study aimed to assess a long-lasting emerging epidem... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 24, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Taiebeh Karimi, Iraj Sharifi, Mohammad Reza Aflatoonian, Behnaz Aflatoonian, Mohammad Ali Mohammadi, Ehsan Salarkia, Zahra Babaei, Farzaneh Zarinkar, Fatemeh Sharifi, Nima Hatami, Ahmad Khosravi, Arsalan Eskandari, Elyas Solimani, Mehdi Shafiee, Masoumeh Tags: Research Source Type: research

Potential impact of flooding on schistosomiasis in Poyang Lake regions based on multi-source remote sensing images
Flooding is considered to be one of the most important factors contributing to the rebound of Oncomelania hupensis, a small tropical freshwater snail and the only intermediate host of Schistosoma japonicum, in en... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 22, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jing-Bo Xue, Xin-Yi Wang, Li-Juan Zhang, Yu-Wan Hao, Zhe Chen, Dan-Dan Lin, Jing Xu, Shang Xia and Shi-Zhu Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Show us your ticks: a survey of ticks infesting dogs and cats across the USA
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 22, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Meriam N. Saleh, Kellee D. Sundstrom, Kathryn T. Duncan, Michelle M. Ientile, Julia Jordy, Parna Ghosh and Susan E. Little Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Assessing cross-resistance within the pyrethroids in terms of their interactions with key cytochrome P450 enzymes and resistance in vector populations
It is important to understand whether the potential impact of pyrethroid resistance on malaria control can be mitigated by switching between different pyrethroids or whether cross-resistance within this insect... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: C. L. Moyes, R. S. Lees, C. Yunta, K. J. Walker, K. Hemmings, F. Oladepo, P. A. Hancock, D. Weetman, M. J. I. Paine and H. M. Ismail Tags: Research Source Type: research

Recent and massive invasion of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse, 1894) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: P. O. Maquart, D. Fontenille and S. Boyer Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Sheep nemabiome diversity and its response to anthelmintic treatment in Swedish sheep herds
A novel way to study the species composition and diversity of nematode parasites in livestock is to perform deep sequencing on composite samples containing a mixture of different species. Herein we describe fo... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 18, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Peter Halvarsson and Johan H öglund Tags: Research Source Type: research

Detection of asymptomatic Leishmania infection in Bangladesh by antibody and antigen diagnostic tools shows an association with post –kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis (PKDL) patients
Asymptomatic Leishmania infections outnumber clinical infections on the Indian subcontinent (ISC), where disease reservoirs are anthroponotic. Diagnostics which detect active asymptomatic infection, which are sui... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 17, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sophie I. Owen, Faria Hossain, Prakash Ghosh, Rajashree Chowdhury, Md. Sakhawat Hossain, Chris Jewell, Isra Cruz, Albert Picado, Dinesh Mondal and Emily R. Adams Tags: Research Source Type: research

Host –parasite interactions of rodent hosts and ectoparasite communities from different habitats in Germany
Small mammals are important maintenance hosts of ectoparasites as well as reservoir hosts for many arthropod-borne pathogens. In Germany, only a few studies have investigated ectoparasite communities on small ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 17, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Anna Obiegala, Leonie Arnold, Martin Pfeffer, Matthias Kiefer, Daniel Kiefer, Carola Sauter-Louis and Cornelia Silaghi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Efficacy of Bravecto ® Plus spot-on solution for cats (280 mg/ml fluralaner and 14 mg/ml moxidectin) for the prevention of aelurostrongylosis in experimentally infected cats
The feline lungworm Aelurostrongylus abstrusus affects the lower respiratory tract in cats worldwide. As infections may lead to chronic respiratory changes or even death, preventive treatment in cats with outdoor... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 16, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Katharina Raue, Nadja Rohdich, Daniela Hauck, Eva Zschiesche, Simone Morelli, Donato Traversa, Angela Di Cesare, Rainer K. A. Roepke and Christina Strube Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anti-echinococcal effect of verapamil involving the regulation of the calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II response in vitro and in a murine infection model
Echinococcosis, which is caused by the larvae of cestodes of the genus Echinococcus, is a parasitic zoonosis that poses a serious threat to the health of humans and animals globally. Albendazole is the drug of ch... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 15, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Hai-Jun Gao, Xu-Dong Sun, Yan-Ping Luo, Hua-Sheng Pang, Xing-Ming Ma, Ting Zhang, Tao Jing, Wei Hu, Yu-Juan Shen and Jian-Ping Cao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: The influence of different sources of blood meals on the physiology of Aedes aegypti harboring Wolbachia wMel: mouse blood as an alternative for mosquito rearing
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 15, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Luana Cristina Farnesi, Fabiano Duarte Carvalho, Anna Paula Canuto Lacerda, Luciano Andrade Moreira and Rafaela Vieira Bruno Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Rickettsia spp. in bats of Romania: high prevalence of Rickettsia monacensis in two insectivorous bat species
Spotted fever group rickettsiae represent one of the most diverse groups of vector-borne bacteria, with several human pathogenic species showing an emerging trend worldwide. Most species are vectored by ticks ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 10, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ioana A. Matei, Alexandra Corduneanu, Attila D. S ándor, Angela Monica Ionică, Luciana Panait, Zsuzsa Kalmár, Talida Ivan, Ionel Papuc, Cosmina Bouari, Nicodim Fit and Andrei Daniel Mihalca Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Host phylogeny matters: Examining sources of variation in infection risk by blood parasites across a tropical montane bird community in India
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Pooja Gupta, C. K. Vishnudas, V. V. Robin and Guha Dharmarajan Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Cardinium symbiosis as a potential confounder of mtDNA based phylogeographic inference in Culicoides imicola (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a vector of veterinary viruses
Culicoides imicola (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) is an important Afrotropical and Palearctic vector of disease, transmitting viruses of animal health and economic significance including African horse sickness and bl... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jack Pilgrim, Stefanos Siozios, Matthew Baylis, Gert Venter, Claire Garros and Gregory D. D. Hurst Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Susceptible trichostrongyloid species mask presence of benzimidazole-resistant Haemonchus contortus in cattle
Benzimidazole (BZ) anthelmintics are widely used to control infections with parasitic nematodes, but BZ resistance is an emerging threat among several nematode species infecting humans and animals. In Sudan, B... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Khalid M. Mohammedsalih, J ürgen Krücken, Ahmed Bashar, Fathel-Rahman Juma, Abdalhakaim A. H. Abdalmalaik, Amna Khalafalla, Adam Abakar, Gerald Coles and Georg von Samson-Himmelstjerna Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of white-tailed deer habitat use preferences on southern cattle fever tick eradication: simulating impact on “pasture vacation” strategies
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (southern cattle fever tick; SCFT), collectively known as cattle-fever ticks (CFTs), are vectors of protozoal parasites (Babesia bigemin... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: M. Sofia Agudelo, William E. Grant and Hsiao ‑Hsuan Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anthelmintic efficacy of fenbendazole and levamisole in native fowl in northern Iran
With the increasing number of free-range domestic chickens, helminth parasites have potentially become more of a threat to commercial flocks in recent years, and routine poultry deworming is needed to improve ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 8, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Atefe Saemi Soudkolaei, Gholam Ali Kalidari and Hassan Borji Tags: Research Source Type: research

A prospective seroepidemiological study of toxocariasis during early childhood in coastal Ecuador: potential for congenital transmission and risk factors for infection
Although Toxocara spp. infection has a worldwide distribution, to our knowledge, no data from birth cohorts have been reported in published studies on the potential for congenital transmission and determinants of... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Aida Y. Oviedo-Vera, Irina Chis Ster, Martha E. Chico, Marcia B. Silva, Luis F. Salazar-Garc és, Neuza M. Alcantara-Neves and Philip J. Cooper Tags: Short report Source Type: research

The seal louse (Echinophthirius horridus) in the Dutch Wadden Sea: investigation of vector-borne pathogens
Belonging to the anopluran family Echinophthiriidae, Echinophthirius horridus, the seal louse, has been reported to parasitise a broad range of representatives of phocid seals. So far, only a few studies have foc... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: J örg Hirzmann, David Ebmer, Guillermo J. Sánchez-Contreras, Ana Rubio-García, Gerd Magdowski, Ulrich Gärtner, Anja Taubert and Carlos Hermosilla Tags: Research Source Type: research

Soil-transmitted helminths and schistosome infections in Ethiopia: a systematic review of progress in their control over the past 20 years
Ethiopia has set the ambitious national targets of eliminating soil-transmitted helminths (STH) and schistosomiasis (SCH) as public health problems by 2020, and breaking their transmission by 2025. This system... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rosie Maddren, Anna Phillips, Alison Ower, Toby Landeryou, Birhan Mengistu, Ufaysa Anjulo, Ewnetu Firdawek, Nebiyu Negussu and Roy Anderson Tags: Review Source Type: research

Impact of involving the community in entomological surveillance of Triatoma infestans (Klug, 1834) (Hemiptera, Triatominae) vectorial control
Vectorial transmission is the principal path of infection by Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease. In Argentina, Triatoma infestans is the principal vector; therefore, vector control is the ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - February 5, 2021 Category: Microbiology Authors: L. Abrahan, M. J. Cavallo and I. Amelotti Tags: Research Source Type: research