Fatal infection with emerging apicomplexan parasite Hepatozoon silvestris in a domestic cat
Hepatozoon silvestris is an emerging apicomplexan parasite discovered in European wild cats from Bosnia and Herzegovina and blood samples of a domestic cat from Southern Italy in 2017. It has also been identified... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 20, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Kristel Kegler, Ursina Nufer, Amer Alic, Horst Posthaus, Philipp Olias and Walter Basso Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Lymphatic filariasis control in Tanzania: infection, disease perceptions and drug uptake patterns in an endemic community after multiple rounds of mass drug administration
Lymphatic filariasis (LF) control in most countries of sub-Saharan Africa is based on annual mass drug administration (MDA) with a combination of ivermectin and albendazole, in order to interrupt transmission.... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 20, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yahya A. Derua, William N. Kisinza and Paul E. Simonsen Tags: Research Source Type: research

First evidence of Besnoitia bennetti infection (Protozoa: Apicomplexa) in donkeys (Equus asinus) in Belgium
Besnoitiosis is caused by different species of intracellular protozoan parasites belonging to the family Sarcocystidae and affecting multiple host species worldwide. Including B. besnoiti, ten species are describ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 18, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emmanuel Li énard, Adriana Nabuco, Sophie Vandenabeele, Bertrand Losson, Irène Tosi, Émilie Bouhsira, Françoise Prévot, Shukri Sharif, Michel Franc, Caroline Vanvinckenroye and Yannick Caron Tags: Research Source Type: research

Carry-over effects of urban larval environments on the transmission potential of dengue-2 virus
Mosquitoes are strongly influenced by environmental temperatures, both directly and indirectly via carry-over effects, a phenomenon by which adult phenotypes are shaped indirectly by the environmental conditions ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 17, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Michelle V. Evans, Justine C. Shiau, Nicole Solano, Melinda A. Brindley, John M. Drake and Courtney C. Murdock Tags: Research Source Type: research

A darker chromatic variation of Rhodnius pallescens infected by specific genetic groups of Trypanosoma rangeli and Trypanosoma cruzi from Panama
Rhodnius pallescens, the only species of this genus reported in Panama, has a wide geographical distribution and is associated with most cases of Chagas disease and human infections with Trypanosoma rangeli in th... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Azael Salda ña, Ana María Santamaría, Vanessa Pineda, Vanessa Vásquez, Nicole L. Gottdenker and José E. Calzada Tags: Short report Source Type: research

NYD-OP7/PLC regulatory signaling pathway regulates deltamethrin resistance in Culex pipiens pallens (Diptera: Culicidae)
Investigation of insecticide resistance mechanisms is considered a vital first step towards the creation of effective strategies to control resistant mosquitoes and manage mosquito-borne diseases. Our previous... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dan Zhou, Baiyun Duan, Yang Xu, Lei Ma, Bo Shen, Yan Sun and Changliang Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Attraction of Rhodnius prolixus males to a synthetic female-pheromone blend
The triatomine bug Rhodnius prolixus St ål, 1859 (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) is the primary vector of Chagas disease in Colombia and Venezuela. An important step in controlling Chagas disease is monitoring the growt... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Bj örn Bohman, Alyssa M. Weinstein, C. Rikard Unelius and Marcelo G. Lorenzo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Six-month field efficacy and safety of the combined treatment of dogs with Frontline Tri-Act ® and NexGard Spectra®
Safety and efficacy of the combined monthly use of spot-on fipronil 6.76% w/v / permethrin 50.48% w/v (Frontline Tri-Act ®) and chewable tablets of afoxolaner 1.9% w/w / milbemycin oxime 0.4% w/w (NexGard Spect... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jessica M. Abbate, Ettore Napoli, Francesca Arfuso, Gabriella Gaglio, Salvatore Giannetto, Lenaig Halos, Frederic Beugnet and Emanuele Brianti Tags: Research Source Type: research

In-home assessment of either topical fluralaner or topical selamectin for flea control in naturally infested cats in West Central Florida, USA
An investigation was conducted in West Central Florida, USA to evaluate the efficacy of either topically applied fluralaner or topically applied selamectin to control flea infestations, minimize dermatologic l... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Michael W. Dryden, Michael S. Canfield, Cara Bocon, Letitia Phan, Emily Niedfeldt, Amanda Kinnon, Stanislaw A. Warcholek, Vicki Smith, Todd S. Bress, Nicole Smith, Kathleen Heaney, Christine Royal, Dorothy Normile, Robert Armstrong and Fangshi Sun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Widespread arenavirus occurrence and seroprevalence in small mammals, Nigeria
Lassa fever, killing thousands of people annually, is the most reported viral zoonotic disease in Nigeria. Recently, different rodent species carrying diverse lineages of the Lassa virus (LASV) in addition to ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ayodeji Olayemi, Akinlabi Oyeyiola, Adeoba Obadare, Joseph Igbokwe, Adetunji Samuel Adesina, Francis Onwe, Kingsley Nnanna Ukwaja, Nnennaya Anthony Ajayi, Toni Rieger, Stephan G ünther and Elisabeth Fichet-Calvet Tags: Research Source Type: research

Synergy in the adulticidal efficacy of essential oils for the improvement of permethrin toxicity against Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae)
In a previous screening program for mosquitocides from local edible plants in Thailand, essential oils (EOs) of Cyperus rotundus, Alpinia galanga and Cinnamomum verum, were found to possess promising adulticidal ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Arpaporn Chansang, Danita Champakaew, Anuluck Junkum, Atchariya Jitpakdi, Doungporn Amornlerdpison, Arunee Kongdee Aldred, Doungrat Riyong, Anchalee Wannasan, Jitrawadee Intirach, Roongtawan Muangmoon and Benjawan Pitasawat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lotilaner - a novel formulation for cats provides systemic tick and flea control
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Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ian Wright Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Pharmacokinetics of lotilaner following a single oral or intravenous administration in cats
CredelioTM (lotilaner) is an oral ectoparasiticide from the isoxazoline class developed for the treatment of flea and tick infestations in cats. It is formulated as a pure S-enantiomer in flavoured chewable table... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: C éline E. Toutain, Wolfgang Seewald and Martin Jung Tags: Research Source Type: research

Safety of lotilaner flavoured chewable tablets (CredelioTM) after oral administration in cats
Lotilaner is a new member of the isoxazoline class for treatment of flea and tick infestations in cats. This laboratory study with lotilaner vanilla-yeast flavoured chewable tablets (CredelioTM, Elanco) investiga... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emmanuelle A. Kuntz and Srinivas Kammanadiminti Tags: Research Source Type: research

A randomized, controlled field study to assess the efficacy and safety of lotilaner (Credelio ™) in controlling fleas in client-owned cats in Europe
Lotilaner is a new isoxazoline developed as an oral ectoparasiticide for cats and dogs. Its safety, rapid killing onset of action and sustained speed of fleas and ticks kill for a minimum of one month after ad... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald and Steve Nanchen Tags: Research Source Type: research

A randomized, controlled field study to assess the efficacy and safety of lotilaner (Credelio ™) in controlling ticks in client-owned cats in Europe
There is a continuing need for novel approaches to tick infestations treatment and control in cats. Lotilaner, an isoxazoline with rapid onset of action, has proven its efficacy against ticks in laboratory stu... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 13, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Daniela Cavalleri, Martin Murphy, Wolfgang Seewald and Steve Nanchen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Superimposed visceral leishmanial infection aggravates response to Heligmosomoides polygyrus
Polyparasitism is the rule in all animal species, including humans, and has an important role in pathogenicity, diagnosis and control measures. Among them, co-infections by gastrointestinal helminths and proti... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: M. E. Gonz ález-Sánchez, M. Cuquerella and J. M. Alunda Tags: Research Source Type: research

Review of “Molecular Biology of Kinetoplastid Parasites” edited by Hemanta K. Majumder
Majumder HK, Editor. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Helen P. Price Tags: Book review Source Type: research

Viola phlebovirus is a novel Phlebotomus fever serogroup member identified in Lutzomyia (Lutzomyia) longipalpis from Brazilian Pantanal
High throughput sequencing (HTS) boosted the discovery of novel viruses and new variants of known viruses. Here we investigated the presence of viruses in 12 pools of sand flies captured in three climatic peri... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Michellen S. de Carvalho, Andressa Z. de Lara Pinto, Aquirya Pinheiro, Jorge S. V. Rodrigues, Fernando L. Melo, Leonardo Assis da Silva, Bergmann M. Ribeiro and Renata Dezengrini-Slhessarenko Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative studies of Toxoplasma gondii transcriptomes: insights into stage conversion based on gene expression profiling and alternative splicing
Toxoplasma gondii is one of the most important apicomplexan parasites and infects one-third of the human population worldwide. Transformation between the tachyzoite and bradyzoite stages in the intermediate host ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Long-Fei Chen, Xiao-Long Han, Fen-Xiang Li, Yun-Ying Yao, Jin-Ping Fang, Xiao-Ju Liu, Xiao-Cong Li, Kun Wu, Min Liu and Xiao-Guang Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in children in Egypt
The transmission of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis into humans varies according to species/genotypes of the pathogens. Although infections with both parasites are recorded in Egypt, few data are avai... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Doaa Naguib, Adel H. El-Gohary, Dawn Roellig, Amro A. Mohamed, Nagah Arafat, Yuanfei Wang, Yaoyu Feng and Lihua Xiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Morphological plasticity in Myxobolus B ütschli, 1882: a taxonomic dilemma case and renaming of a parasite species of the common carp
Myxozoans are a group of cnidarian parasites, the present taxonomy of which favors a more comprehensive characterization strategy combining spore morphology, biological traits (host/organ specificity, tissue t... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 9, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Qingxiang Guo, Mingjun Huang, Yang Liu, Xiuping Zhang and Zemao Gu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Biological compatibility between two temperate lineages of brown dog ticks, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu lato)
The brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu stricto) is reputed to be the most widespread tick of domestic dogs worldwide and has also been implicated in the transmission of many pathogens to dogs and huma... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 9, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Filipe Dantas-Torres, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Rafael Antonio Nascimento Ramos, Riccardo Paolo Lia, Gioia Capelli, Antonio Parisi, Daniele Porretta, Sandra Urbanelli and Domenico Otranto Tags: Research Source Type: research

Temperature-dependent development and freezing survival of protostrongylid nematodes of Arctic ungulates: implications for transmission
Umingmakstrongylus pallikuukensis and Varestrongylus eleguneniensis are two potentially pathogenic lungworms of caribou and muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic. These parasites are currently undergoing northward rang... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 9, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Pratap Kafle, Stephanie J. Peacock, Sarah Grond, Karin Orsel and Susan Kutz Tags: Research Source Type: research

PD-1 deficiency promotes TFH cells expansion in ITV-immunized mice by upregulating cytokines secretion
T follicular helper (TFH) cells are fundamental for the development of humoral immunity. In our previous study, we found that PD-1 deficiency substantially promoted the expansion of Plasmodium-specific TFH cells ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 6, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Taiping Liu, Xiangyun Cheng, Yan Ding, Feng Zhu, Yong Fu, Xiaohong Peng and Wenyue Xu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Aedes aegypti in the Black Sea: recent introduction or ancient remnant?
The yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti transmits viral diseases that have plagued humans for centuries. Its ancestral home are forests of Africa and ~400 –600 years ago it invaded the New World and later Europe a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 6, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Panayiota Kotsakiozi, Andrea Gloria-Soria, Francis Schaffner, Vincent Robert and Jeffrey R. Powell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Laboulbeniales (Fungi: Ascomycota) infection of bat flies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae) from Miniopterus schreibersii across Europe
Bat flies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae and Streblidae) are obligate, blood-sucking ectoparasites of bats with specialized morphology, life-cycle and ecology. Bat flies are occasionally infected by different species... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 5, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tamara Szentiv ányi, Danny Haelewaters, Walter P. Pfliegler, Laura Clément, Philippe Christe and Olivier Glaizot Tags: Research Source Type: research

Controlled efficacy trial confirming toltrazuril resistance in a field isolate of ovine Eimeria spp.
Coccidiosis due to Eimeria spp. infections in lambs causes increased mortality and substantial production losses, and anticoccidials are important for control of the infection. Anticoccidial resistance has been r... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 5, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ane Odden, Heidi L. Enemark, Antonio Ruiz, Lucy J. Robertson, Cecilie Ersdal, Silje K. Nes, Vibeke T ømmerberg and Snorre Stuen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Circulation of Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania
Dirofilariosis is an emerging vector-borne parasitic disease in Europe. Monitoring of wild and domestic carnivores demonstrated circulation of Dirofilaria spp. in Romania in the past. For the implementation of co... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alexandru Tomazatos, Daniel Cadar, Edina T örök, Iulia Maranda, Cintia Horváth, Lujza Keresztes, Marina Spinu, Stephanie Jansen, Hanna Jöst, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit, Egbert Tannich and Renke Lühken Tags: Research Source Type: research

Insecticide susceptibility status of Anopheles gambiae (s.l.) in South-West Cameroon four years after long-lasting insecticidal net mass distribution
Members of the Anopheles gambiae (s.l.) complex are one of the major vectors of malaria in Africa. LLINs and IRS are the most effective tools used in vector control of malaria. However, their effectiveness may be... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Stravensky T érence Boussougou-Sambe, Wolfgang Ekoko Eyisap, Geraud Canis Taboue Tasse, Stanislas Elysee Mandeng, Lili Ranaise Mbakop, Peter Enyong, Josiane Etang, Eric Bertrand Fokam and Parfait H. Awono-Ambene Tags: Research Source Type: research

Antibody and cytokine response to Cystoisospora suis infections in immune-competent young pigs
To date, investigations on the immune response to Cystoisospora suis infections focused on suckling piglets, the age group clinically most affected. Actively immunizing piglets is unfeasible due to their immature... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Barbara Freudenschuss, B ärbel Ruttkowski, Aruna Shrestha, Ahmed Abd-Elfattah, Marc Pagès, Andrea Ladinig and Anja Joachim Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anthelmintic resistance in gastrointestinal nematodes of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) in Australia
Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) can cause significant economic losses in alpacas due to lowered production of fibre and meat. Although no anthelmintics are registered for use in alpacas, various classes of a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mohammed H. Rashid, Jane L. Vaughan, Mark A. Stevenson, Angus J. D. Campbell, Ian Beveridge and Abdul Jabbar Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and subtype distribution of Blastocystis sp. isolates from poultry in Lebanon and evidence of zoonotic potential
Blastocystis sp. is a common protozoan parasite frequently identified in the digestive tract of humans and a large variety of animal hosts worldwide, including birds. It exhibits a large genetic diversity with th... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 4, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: St éphanie Greige, Dima El Safadi, Noémie Bécu, Nausicaa Gantois, Bruno Pereira, Magali Chabé, Sadia Benamrouz-Vanneste, Gabriela Certad, Rima El Hage, Marianne Chemaly, Monzer Hamze and Eric Viscogliosi Tags: Research Source Type: research

A single topical fluralaner application to cats and to dogs controls fleas for 12 weeks in a simulated home environment
Fluralaner (Bravecto ®, Merck Animal Health, Madison, NJ, USA) is a novel isoxazoline that provides up to 12 weeks flea and tick control when administered orally to dogs. Two assessor-blinded studies, one in do... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sivaja Ranjan, David Young and Fangshi Sun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Canine babesiosis treatment rates in South African veterinary clinics between 2011 and 2016
This study tested this ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Robert Lavan, Kaan Tunceli, Hendrik de Swardt, Carolyn Chelchinskey, Mats Abatzidis and Rob Armstrong Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Assessment of vector competence of UK mosquitoes for Usutu virus of African origin
Usutu virus (USUV) is an emerging zoonotic virus originally from sub-Saharan Africa. It has been introduced into Europe on multiple occasions, causing substantial mortality within the Eurasian blackbird (Turdus m... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Luis M. Hern ández-Triana, Maria Fernández de Marco, Karen L. Mansfield, Leigh Thorne, Sarah Lumley, Denise Marston, Anthony A. Fooks and Nick Johnson Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Expression profiling of Trypanosoma congolense genes during development in the tsetse fly vector Glossina morsitans morsitans
The tsetse transmitted parasitic flagellate Trypanosoma congolense causes animal African trypanosomosis (AAT) across sub-Saharan Africa. AAT negatively impacts agricultural, economic, nutritional and subsequently... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Erick O. Awuoche, Brian L. Weiss, Paul O. Mireji, Aur élien Vigneron, Benson Nyambega, Grace Murilla and Serap Aksoy Tags: Research Source Type: research

Competitive suppression of dengue virus replication occurs in chikungunya and dengue co-infected Mexican infants
Co-circulation of dengue virus (DENV) and chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is increasing worldwide but information on the viral dynamics and immune response to DENV-CHIKV co-infection, particularly in young infants, ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mussaret B Zaidi, Julio Garcia-Cordero, Ricardo Rivero-Gomez, Josselin Corzo-Gomez, Mar ía Elena González y Almeida, Raúl Bonilla-Moreno, José Bustos-Arriaga, Nicolás Villegas-Sepulveda, Leopoldo Flores-Romo and Leticia Cedillo-Barron Tags: Research Source Type: research

Isolation and identification of Asaia sp. in Anopheles spp. mosquitoes collected from Iranian malaria settings: steps toward applying paratransgenic tools against malaria
In recent years, the genus Asaia (Rhodospirillales: Acetobacteraceae) has been isolated from different Anopheles species and presented as a promising tool to combat malaria. This bacterium has unique features suc... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Abbas Rami, Abbasali Raz, Sedigheh Zakeri and Navid Dinparast Djadid Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multiplexed-tandem PCR (MT-PCR) assay to detect and differentiate gastrointestinal nematodes of alpacas
Gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) frequently infect South American camelids (alpacas and llamas) and cause economic losses due to reduced production of fiber, meat and/or leather. Our knowledge about the epide... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mohammed H. Rashid, Hagos Gebrekidan and Abdul Jabbar Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Use of quantitative PCR to assess the efficacy of albendazole against Necator americanus and Ascaris spp. in Manufahi District, Timor-Leste
Soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) including Ascaris lumbricoides, Necator americanus, Ancylostoma spp. and Trichuris trichiura are cause of significant global morbidity. To mitigate their disease burden, at-risk ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Susana Vaz Nery, Jessica Qi, Stacey Llewellyn, Naomi E. Clarke, Rebecca Traub, Darren J. Gray, Andrew J. Vallely, Gail M. Williams, Ross M. Andrews, James S. McCarthy and Archie C. A. Clements Tags: Research Source Type: research

Spatial and temporal relationships between human and canine visceral leishmaniases in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, 2006 –2013
Visceral leishmaniasis is a serious public health problem in Brazil, and control of this disease constitutes a major challenge. The purpose of this study was to assess the existing spatial and temporal relatio... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: F ábio Raphael Pascoti Bruhn, Maria Helena Franco Morais, Denis Lucio Cardoso, Nádia Campos Pereira Bruhn, Fernando Ferreira and Christiane Maria Barcellos Magalhães da Rocha Tags: Research Source Type: research

New operational taxonomic units of Enterocytozoon in three marsupial species
Enterocytozoon bieneusi is a microsporidian, commonly found in animals, including humans, in various countries. However, there is scant information about this microorganism in Australasia. In the present study, w... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yan Zhang, Anson V. Koehler, Tao Wang, Shane R. Haydon and Robin B. Gasser Tags: Research Source Type: research

Investigation of the efficacy of fluralaner spot-on (Bravecto ®) against infestations of Ixodes holocyclus on cats
Infestation of cats with the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus continues to be a threat because of the paralysis that can result from attachment of just a single tick. The outcome can be fatal, particu... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Petr Fisara, Frank Guerino and Fangshi Sun Tags: Research Source Type: research

Model-based analysis of experimental data from interconnected, row-configured huts elucidates multifaceted effects of a volatile chemical on Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Insecticides used against Aedes aegypti and other disease vectors can elicit a multitude of dose-dependent effects on behavioral and bionomic traits. Estimating the potential epidemiological impact of a product r... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Quirine A. ten Bosch, Fanny Castro-Llanos, Hortance Manda, Amy C. Morrison, John P. Grieco, Nicole L. Achee and T. Alex Perkins Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clonal amplification of Fasciola hepatica in Galba truncatula: within and between isolate variation of triclabendazole-susceptible and -resistant clones
Fasciola hepatica is of worldwide significance, impacting on the health, welfare and productivity of livestock and regarded by WHO as a re-emerging zoonosis. Triclabendazole (TCBZ), the drug of choice for control... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jane E. Hodgkinson, Krystyna Cwiklinski, Nicola Beesley, Catherine Hartley, Katherine Allen and Diana J. L. Williams Tags: Research Source Type: research

Whole body transcriptomes and new insights into the biology of the tick Ixodes ricinus
Ixodes ricinus is the most important vector of tick-borne diseases in Europe. A better knowledge of its genome and transcriptome is important for developing control strategies. Previous transcriptomic studies of (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 26, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: N. Pierre Charrier, Marjorie Couton, Maarten J. Voordouw, Olivier Rais, Axelle Durand-Hermouet, Caroline Hervet, Olivier Plantard and Claude Rispe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Twenty years of surveillance for Eastern equine encephalitis virus in mosquitoes in New York State from 1993 to 2012
The year 1971 was the first time in New York State (NYS) that Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) was identified in mosquitoes, in Culiseta melanura and Culiseta morsitans. At that time, state and county hea... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: JoAnne Oliver, Gary Lukacik, John Kokas, Scott R. Campbell, Laura D. Kramer, James A. Sherwood and John J. Howard Tags: Research Source Type: research

In vitro activity of fluralaner and commonly used acaricides against Dermanyssus gallinae isolates from Europe and Brazil
The poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae negatively impacts bird welfare and health, and interferes with egg production and quality, while emerging acaricide resistance limits control options. Fluralaner, a nove... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emmanuel Thomas, Hartmut Zoller, Gabriele Liebisch, Luis Francisco Angeli Alves, Luis Vettorato, Rafael M. Chiummo and Annie Sigognault-Flochlay Tags: Research Source Type: research

A high-risk Zika and dengue transmission hub: virus detections in mosquitoes at a Brazilian university campus
Zika virus (ZIKV) and dengue virus (DENV) are mosquito-borne flaviviruses prevalent throughout tropical regions. Currently, management of ZIKV and DENV centers on control of the primary vector Aedes aegypti. This... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 22, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alvaro E. Eiras, Simone F. Pires, Kyran M. Staunton, Kelly S. Paix ão, Marcelo C. Resende, Hilcielly A. Silva, Isadora G. Rocha, Bruna A. Oliveira, Anderson M. Peres, Betânia P. Drumond and Scott A. Ritchie Tags: Research Source Type: research