Population genetics of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in its native range in Lao People ’s Democratic Republic
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Skuse) is an important worldwide invasive species and can be a locally important vector of chikungunya, dengue and, potentially, Zika. This species is nativ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Maysa Tiemi Motoki, Dina Madera Fonseca, Elliott Frederic Miot, Bruna Demari-Silva, Phoutmany Thammavong, Somsanith Chonephetsarath, Nothasine Phommavanh, Jeffrey Conrad Hertz, Pattamaporn Kittayapong, Paul Trevor Brey and Sebastien Marcombe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Potential impact of climate change on the geographical distribution of two wild vectors of Chagas disease in Chile: Mepraia spinolai and Mepraia gajardoi
Mepraia gajardoi and Mepraia spinolai are endemic triatomine vector species of Trypanosoma cruzi, a parasite that causes Chagas disease. These vectors inhabit arid, semiarid and Mediterranean areas of Chile. Mepr... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rub én Garrido, Antonella Bacigalupo, Francisco Peña-Gómez, Ramiro O. Bustamante, Pedro E. Cattan, David E. Gorla and Carezza Botto-Mahan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Aedes vittatus in Spain: current distribution, barcoding characterization and potential role as vectors of human diseases
Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contained an error. In the distribution map in Fig. 3, the presence of the mosquito Aedes vittatus was incorrectly indicated for Libya and Egypt. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alazne D íez-Fernández, Josué Martínez-de la Puente, Santiago Ruiz, Rafael Gutiérrez-López, Ramón Soriguer and Jordi Figuerola Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Vector competence is strongly affected by a small deletion or point mutations in bluetongue virus
Transmission of vector-borne virus by insects is a complex mechanism consisting of many different processes; viremia in the host, uptake, infection and dissemination in the vector, and delivery of virus during... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ren é G. P. van Gennip, Barbara S. Drolet, Paula Rozo Lopez, Ashley J. C. Roost, Jan Boonstra and Piet A. van Rijn Tags: Research Source Type: research

A human case of spotted fever caused by Rickettsia parkeri strain Atlantic rainforest and its association to the tick Amblyomma ovale
Rickettsia parkeri strain Atlantic rainforest has emerged in Brazil during the last 10 years, with three laboratory-confirmed human cases. While these cases were epidemiologically associated with the tick Amblyom... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Anai á da Paixão Sevá, Thiago Fernandes Martins, Sebastián Muñoz-Leal, Ana Carla Rodrigues, Adriano Pinter, Hermes R. Luz, Rodrigo N. Angerami and Marcelo B. Labruna Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Spatial and temporal disease dynamics of the parasite Hematodinium sp. in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas
The parasitic dinoflagellates of the genus Hematodinium represent the causative agent of so-called bitter or pink crab disease in a broad range of shellfish taxa. Outbreaks of Hematodinium-associated disease can ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Charlotte E. Davies, Frederico M. Batista, Sophie H. Malkin, Jessica E. Thomas, Charlotte C. Bryan, Peter Crocombe, Christopher J. Coates and Andrew F. Rowley Tags: Research Source Type: research

Phylogenetics, patterns of genetic variation and population dynamics of Trypanosoma terrestris support both coevolution and ecological host-fitting as processes driving trypanosome evolution
A considerable amount of evidence has favored ecological host-fitting, rather than coevolution, as the main mechanism responsible for trypanosome divergence. Nevertheless, beyond the study of human pathogenic ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sergio D. P érez, Jared A. Grummer, Renata C. Fernandes-Santos, Caroline Testa José, Emília Patrícia Medici and Arlei Marcili Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nanostructured lipid carriers of ivermectin as a novel drug delivery system in hydatidosis
The larval stage of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus is the causative agent of hydatid disease in humans. This zoonotic parasitic infection remains a major health problem in certain areas of the world where i... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ehsan Ahmadpour, Zahra Godrati-Azar, Adel Spotin, Roghayeh Norouzi, Hamed Hamishehkar, Sanam Nami, Peyman Heydarian, Saba Rajabi, Maryam Mohammadi and Gregorio Perez-Cordon Tags: Research Source Type: research

A national atlas of tsetse and African animal trypanosomosis in Mali
Tsetse-transmitted trypanosomosis is a deadly, neglected tropical disease and a major challenge for mixed crop-livestock agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. It is caused by several species of the genus Trypanosoma (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Boucader Diarra, Modibo Diarra, Oumar Diall, Boubacar Bass, Youssouf Sanogo, Etienne Coulibaly, Mahamadou Sylla, Weining Zhao, Massimo Paone and Giuliano Cecchi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantitative proteomic analysis and functional characterization of Acanthamoeba castellanii exosome-like vesicles
Pathogenic protozoans use extracellular vesicles (EVs) for intercellular communication and host manipulation. Acanthamoeba castellanii is a free-living protozoan that may cause severe keratitis and fatal granulom... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wei-Chen Lin, Chia-Yun Tsai, Jian-Ming Huang, Shang-Rung Wu, Lichieh Julie Chu and Kuo-Yang Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: The population genetics of parasitic nematodes of wild animals
Unfortunately, the original version of this article [1] contains an error. In the section entitled “Influence of anthropogenic disruption on parasitic nematode population genetics”, the passage (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Rebecca Cole and Mark Viney Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Molecular detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in wild carnivores in north-eastern Poland
Anaplasma phagocytophilum is an obligate parasitic intracellular bacterium. It is the causative agent of granulocytic anaplasmosis, with effects on human and animal health. In Europe, the pathogen is mainly trans... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 7, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tomasz Szewczyk, Joanna Werszko, Anna W. Myczka, Zdzis ław Laskowski and Grzegorz Karbowiak Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Potential vectors of bluetongue virus in high altitude areas of Yunnan Province, China
Bluetongue disease of ruminants is a typical insect-borne disease caused by bluetongue virus (BTV) of the genus Orbivirus (family Reoviridae) and transmitted by some species of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonida... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 4, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ying Liang Duan, Glenn Bellis, Le Li, Hua Chun Li, Hai Sheng Miao, Mei Ling Kou, De Fang Liao, Zheng Wang, Lin Gao and Ji Zhong Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

A comparative assessment of adult mosquito trapping methods to estimate spatial patterns of abundance and community composition in southern Africa
Assessing adult mosquito populations is an important component of disease surveillance programs and ecosystem health assessments. Inference from adult trapping datasets involves comparing populations across sp... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Erin E. Gorsich, Brianna R. Beechler, Peter M. van Bodegom, Danny Govender, Milehna M. Guarido, Marietjie Venter and Maarten Schrama Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sylvatic cycles of arboviruses in non-human primates
Arboviruses infecting people primarily exist in urban transmission cycles involving urban mosquitoes in densely populated tropical regions. For dengue, chikungunya, Zika and yellow fever viruses, sylvatic (for... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - October 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Matthew John Valentine, Courtney Cuin Murdock and Patrick John Kelly Tags: Review Source Type: research

Update of the species checklist of Culicoides Latreille, 1809 biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) of Morocco
Investigations of Culicoides fauna, including inventories, were carried out in Morocco at different periods after the country had faced major bluetongue and African horse sickness outbreaks. However, no comprehen... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Maria Bourquia, Claire Garros, Ignace Rakotoarivony, Laetitia Gard ès, Karine Huber, Intissar Boukhari, Jean-Claude Delécolle, Thierry Baldet, Antoine Mignotte, Youssef Lhor, Khalid Khallaayoune and Thomas Balenghien Tags: Research Source Type: research

Serine hydroxymethyltransferase controls blood-meal digestion in the midgut of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are vectors of arboviruses that cause diverse diseases of public health significance. Blood protein digestion by midgut proteases provides anautogenous mosquitoes with the nutrient... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xuemei Li, Jinyu Yang, Qian Pu, Xinyue Peng, Lili Xu and Shiping Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Borrelia spp. in small mammals in Romania
Small mammals play an important role in the life-cycle of ticks and are reservoirs for several zoonotic pathogens. The aim of this study was to provide epidemiological data regarding the presence of Borrelia spp.... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 24, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zsuzsa Kalm ár, Attila Dávid Sándor, Ioana Adriana Matei, Angela Ionică, Gianluca D’Amico, Călin Mircea Gherman and Andrei Daniel Mihalca Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Recombinant Sj16 protein with novel activity alleviates hepatic granulomatous inflammation and fibrosis induced by Schistosoma japonicum associated with M2 macrophages in a mouse model
Potent granulomatous inflammation responses induced by schistosome eggs and resultant fibrosis are the primary causes of morbidity in schistosomiasis. Recombinant Sj16 (rSj16), a 16-kDa protein of Schistosoma jap... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 23, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jia Shen, Lifu Wang, Mei Peng, Zhen Liu, Beibei Zhang, Tao Zhou, Xi Sun and Zhongdao Wu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Knowledge, perceptions and practices regarding schistosomiasis among women living in a highly endemic rural district in Zimbabwe: implications on infections among preschool-aged children
Schistosomiasis primarily affects poor and neglected communities due to their lack of safe water and sanitation facilities. In an effort to improve intervention strategies, the present study investigated the a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 23, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Masceline Jenipher Mutsaka-Makuvaza, Zvifadzo Matsena-Zingoni, Cremance Tshuma, Agnes Katsidzira, Bonnie Webster, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Nicholas Midzi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterising residual malaria transmission in forested areas with low coverage of core vector control in central Viet Nam
Despite great success in significantly reducing the malaria burden in Viet Nam over recent years, the ongoing presence of malaria vectors and Plasmodium infection in remote forest areas and among marginalised gro... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 18, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Hannah Margaret Edwards, Vu Duc Chinh, Bui Le Duy, Pham Vinh Thanh, Ngo Duc Thang, Dao Minh Trang, Irwin Chavez and Jeffrey Hii Tags: Research Source Type: research

Oviposition site attraction of Aedes albopictus to sites with conspecific and heterospecific larvae during an ongoing invasion in Medell ín, Colombia
Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus are two globally invasive vectors with similar ecological niches. Encounters between them can result in either competitive exclusion or stable co-existence, but it is unclear wh... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 18, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Talya Shragai, Laura Harrington, Catalina Alfonso-Parra and Frank Avila Tags: Research Source Type: research

Description of an integrated management system for invasive mosquitoes at entry-exit ports in Zhejiang, China
As mosquitoes are one of the most harmful creatures in the world, recent high-frequency interceptions of invasive mosquito species have emphasized the need to enhance the biological security of the Zhejiang Pr... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 18, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tianci Yang, Yili Lin, Cheng Li, Guojun Xie, Jun Qian, Jianmin Yang, Xiang Ma, Limin Wang, Runzi Qi, Bin Yu, Wei Zheng, Zhonghua Wu, Xiaobin Zhang, Xuechun Cao and Jie Li Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Determining post-treatment surveillance criteria for predicting the elimination of Schistosoma mansoni transmission
The World Health Organization (WHO) has set elimination (interruption of transmission) as an end goal for schistosomiasis. However, there is currently little guidance on the monitoring and evaluation strategy ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jaspreet Toor, James E. Truscott, Marleen Werkman, Hugo C. Turner, Anna E. Phillips, Charles H. King, Graham F. Medley and Roy M. Anderson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Human population movement can impede the elimination of soil-transmitted helminth transmission in regions with heterogeneity in mass drug administration coverage and transmission potential between villages: a metapopulation analysis
Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections affect predominantly socio-economically disadvantaged populations in sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and the Americas. Previous mathematical modelling studies have eval... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Carolin Vegvari, James E. Truscott, Klodeta Kura and Roy M. Anderson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mini-FLOTAC as an alternative, non-invasive diagnostic tool for Schistosoma mansoni and other trematode infections in wildlife reservoirs
Schistosomiasis and food-borne trematodiases are not only of major public health concern, but can also have profound implications for livestock production and wildlife conservation. The zoonotic, multi-host na... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Stefano Catalano, Amelia Symeou, Kirsty J. Marsh, Anna Borlase, Elsa L éger, Cheikh B. Fall, Mariama Sène, Nicolas D. Diouf, Davide Ianniello, Giuseppe Cringoli, Laura Rinaldi, Khalilou Bâ and Joanne P. Webster Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mapping the baseline prevalence of lymphatic filariasis across Nigeria
The baseline endemicity profile of lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a key benchmark for planning control programmes, monitoring their impact on transmission and assessing the feasibility of achieving elimination. ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Obiora A. Eneanya, Claudio Fronterre, Ifeoma Anagbogu, Chukwu Okoronkwo, Tini Garske, Jorge Cano and Christl A. Donnelly Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating helminth burdens using sibship reconstruction
Sibship reconstruction is a form of parentage analysis that can be used to identify the number of helminth parental genotypes infecting individual hosts using genetic data on only their offspring. This has the... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: M. In ês Neves, Joanne P. Webster and Martin Walker Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative study of excretory –secretory proteins released by Schistosoma mansoni-resistant, susceptible and naïve Biomphalaria glabrata
Schistosomiasis is a harmful neglected tropical disease caused by infection with Schistosoma spp., such as Schistosoma mansoni. Schistosoma must transition within a molluscan host to survive. Chemical analyses of... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Conor E. Fogarty, Min Zhao, Donald P. McManus, Mary G. Duke, Scott F. Cummins and Tianfang Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cryptosporidium infections in terrestrial ungulates with focus on livestock: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Cryptosporidium spp. are causative agents of gastrointestinal diseases in a wide variety of vertebrate hosts. Mortality resulting from the disease is low in livestock, although severe cryptosporidiosis has been a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 14, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Kareem Hatam-Nahavandi, Ehsan Ahmadpour, David Carmena, Adel Spotin, Berit Bangoura and Lihua Xiao Tags: Review Source Type: research

Tick mitochondrial genomes: structural characteristics and phylogenetic implications
Ticks are obligate blood-sucking arachnid ectoparasites from the order Acarina, and many are notorious as vectors of a wide variety of zoonotic pathogens. However, the systematics of ticks in several genera is... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 13, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tianhong Wang, Shiqi Zhang, Tingwei Pei, Zhijun Yu and Jingze Liu Tags: Review Source Type: research

Prevalence of the emerging novel Alongshan virus infection in sheep and cattle in Inner Mongolia, northeastern China
Alongshan virus (ALSV) is a novel discovered segmented flavivirus associated with human febrile illness in northeastern China. Ixodes persulcatus is considered as a candidate vector of ALSV in the endemic regions... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ze-Dong Wang, Wei Wang, Ni-Na Wang, Kai Qiu, Xu Zhang, Gegen Tana, Quan Liu and Xing-Quan Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preventive efficacy of oral moxidectin at various doses and dosage regimens against macrocyclic lactone-resistant heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) strains in dogs
Moxidectin has previously shown limited efficacy ( ≤ 44.4%) against confirmed macrocyclic lactone (ML)-resistant Dirofilaria immitis strains at 3 µg/kg after single and multiple oral dosages. Three studies were co... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tom L. McTier, Robert H. Six, Aleah Pullins, Sara Chapin, Kristina Kryda, Sean P. Mahabir, Debra J. Woods and Steven J. Maeder Tags: Research Source Type: research

Laboratory and field studies to investigate the efficacy of a novel, orally administered combination product containing moxidectin, sarolaner and pyrantel for the prevention of heartworm disease (Dirofilaria immitis) in dogs
Dirofilaria immitis is a filarial parasite of dogs that can cause serious or fatal cardiopulmonary disease. Three studies were conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of monthly treatment with moxidectin in... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Kristina Kryda, Robert H. Six, Kelly F. Walsh, Susan J. Holzmer, Sara Chapin, Sean P. Mahabir, Melanie Myers, Tammy Inskeep, Jady Rugg, Blair Cundiff, Aleah Pullins, Michael Ulrich, John W. McCall, Tom L. McTier and Steven J. Maeder Tags: Research Source Type: research

Semi-field and indoor setups to study malaria mosquito swarming behavior
The recent resurgence of interest in sterile insect techniques to control vector mosquitoes has renewed interest in novel methods for observing mating behavior. Malarial vectors of the Anopheles gambiae complex a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Abdoulaye Niang, Charles Nignan, B. Serge Poda, Simon P. Sawadogo, K. Roch Dabir é, Olivier Gnankiné, Frédéric Tripet, Olivier Roux and Abdoulaye Diabaté Tags: Methodology Source Type: research

Serum metabolomic alterations in Beagle dogs experimentally infected with Toxocara canis
Toxocara canis, a globally distributed roundworm, can cause debilitating disease in dogs and humans; however, little is known about the metabolomic response of the hosts to T. canis infection. There is an increas... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Wen-Bin Zheng, Yang Zou, Hany M. Elsheikha, Guo-Hua Liu, Min-Hua Hu, Shui-Lian Wang and Xing-Quan Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular identification and prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in zebu and taurine cattle in North Cameroon
Public interest for tick-borne pathogens in cattle livestock is rising due to their veterinary and zoonotic importance. Consequently, correct identification of these potential pathogens is crucial to estimate ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Babette Abanda, Archile Paguem, Mamoudou Abdoulmoumini, Manchang Tanyi Kingsley, Alfons Renz and Albert Eisenbarth Tags: Research Source Type: research

Identification of critical factors that significantly affect the dose-response in mosquitoes irradiated as pupae
The sterile insect technique (SIT) for use against mosquitoes consists of several steps including the production of the target species in large numbers, the separation of males and females, the sterilization o... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Hanano Yamada, Hamidou Maiga, Jose Juarez, Danilo De Oliveira Carvalho, Wadaka Mamai, Adel Ali, Nanwintoum Severin Bimbile-Somda, Andrew Gordon Parker, Dongjing Zhang and Jeremy Bouyer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lack of influence by endosymbiont Wolbachia on virus titer in the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius
The common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, is an obligatory blood-feeding ectoparasite that requires a blood meal to molt and produce eggs. Their frequent biting to obtain blood meals and intimate association with hu... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Michael L. Fisher, Jay F. Levine, James S. Guy, Hiroyuki Mochizuki, Matthew Breen, Coby Schal and David W. Watson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiological distribution of genotypes of Giardia duodenalis in humans in Spain
Although the distribution of Giardia duodenalis genotypes in humans has been increasingly reported in recent years, data on possible differences in pathogen transmission between age groups and virulence between g... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 6, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yuanfei Wang, Olga Gonzalez-Moreno, Dawn M. Roellig, Laura Oliver, Jordi Huguet, Yaqiong Guo, Yaoyu Feng and Lihua Xiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Safety of an extended-release injectable moxidectin suspension formulation (ProHeart ® 12) in dogs
The safety of ProHeart ® 12 (PH 12; extended-release injectable suspension; 10% moxidectin in glyceryl tristearate microspheres) was evaluated in four studies using Beagle dogs and one study using ivermectin-se... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 6, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Matthew J. Krautmann, Sean Mahabir, Ann Fielder, Wendy Collard, Tracie L. Wolthuis, Kevin Esch, Tracy Morton, Kent Alleman, Laibin Luo, Erin McCandless, Steven Nederveld, Kristina Kryda, Ryan Carroll and Joseph F. Boucher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of vertebrate communities on Ixodes ricinus-borne disease risk in forest areas
The density of questing ticks infected with tick-borne pathogens is an important parameter that determines tick-borne disease risk. An important factor determining this density is the availability of different... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 6, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Katsuhisa Takumi, Hein Sprong and Tim R. Hofmeester Tags: Research Source Type: research

Applying fuzzy logic to assess the biogeographical risk of dengue in South America
Over the last decade, reports about dengue cases have increase worldwide, which is particularly worrisome in South America due to the historic record of dengue outbreaks from the seventeenth century until the ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: David Romero, Jes ús Olivero, Raimundo Real and José Carlos Guerrero Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiological findings and policy implications from the nationwide schistosomiasis and intestinal helminthiasis survey in Sudan
The World Health Assembly endorsed the WHO Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Roadmap in 2013, in which NTDs were suggested as tracers of equity in the assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Seungman Cha, Mousab Siddig Elhag, Young-Ha Lee, Dae-Seong Cho, Hassan Ahmed Hassan Ahmed Ismail and Sung-Tae Hong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Seasonality and changing prevalence of common canine gastrointestinal nematodes in the USA
The three most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal parasites of pet dogs within the USA are the whipworm, the hookworm, and the roundworm. The collection of large data sets from various sources throughout the ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jason Drake and Tom Carey Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immediate and persistent efficacy of sarolaner (Simparica ™) against Haemaphysalis elliptica on dogs
The southern African yellow dog tick, Haemaphysalis elliptica, occurs in eastern and southern Africa and adults infest domestic and wild carnivores. This tick species is also a vector of the highly virulent Babes... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Josephus J. Fourie, Julian E. Liebenberg, Dionne Crafford and Robert Six Tags: Research Source Type: research

Can trials of spatial repellents be used to estimate mosquito movement?
Knowledge of mosquito movement would aid the design of effective intervention strategies against malaria. However, data on mosquito movement through mark-recapture or genetics studies are challenging to collec... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Josephine Malinga, Marta Maia, Sarah Moore and Amanda Ross Tags: Research Source Type: research

Urogenital schistosomiasis and risk factors of infection in mothers and preschool children in an endemic district in Zimbabwe
To design appropriate schistosomiasis control programmes that include women and preschool-aged children (PSAC) it is essential to assess their disease profile and the risk factors predisposing them to infectio... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - September 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Masceline Jenipher Mutsaka-Makuvaza, Zvifadzo Matsena-Zingoni, Agnes Katsidzira, Cremance Tshuma, Nyasha Chin ’ombe, Xiao-Nong Zhou, Bonnie Webster and Nicholas Midzi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Bacterial larvicides used for malaria vector control in sub-Saharan Africa: review of their effectiveness and operational feasibility
Several trials and reviews have outlined the potential role of larviciding for malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to supplement the core indoor insecticide-based interventions. It has been argued that... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - August 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yahya A. Derua, Eliningaya J. Kweka, William N. Kisinza, Andrew K. Githeko and Franklin W. Mosha Tags: Review Source Type: research

Acaricidal activity of plant-derived essential oil components against Psoroptes ovis in vitro and in vivo
Treatment of Psoroptes ovis in cattle is limited to topical acaricides or systemic treatment with macrocyclic lactones. Treatment failure of macrocyclic lactones has been reported. The aim of this study was to ev... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - August 29, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zhenzhen Chen, Wouter van Mol, Marieke Vanhecke, Luc Duchateau and Edwin Claerebout Tags: Research Source Type: research