Microbiota and gut ultrastructure of Anisakis pegreffii isolated from stranded cetaceans in the Adriatic Sea
Inferring the microbiota diversity of helminths enables depiction of evolutionarily established ecological and pathological traits that characterize a particular parasite-host interaction. In turn, these trait... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ivona Mladineo, Jerko Hrabar, Anamarija Vrbatovi ć, Sanja Duvnjak, Tomislav Gomerčić and Martina Đuras Tags: Research Source Type: research

Enhancing attraction of the vector mosquito Aedes albopictus by using a novel synthetic odorant blend
The Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, an increasingly relevant arboviral vector, has spread worldwide. However, currently available tools are limited in terms of effective monitoring of vector populations a... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 30, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Lihua Xie, Wenqiang Yang, Hongmei Liu, Tong Liu, Yugu Xie, Feng Lin, Guofa Zhou, Xiaohong Zhou, Kun Wu, Jinbao Gu, Guiyun Yan and Xiao-Guang Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence and phylogenetic analysis of hemoplasma species in domestic pigs in Korea
Two hemoplasma species, Mycoplasma suis and M. parvum, previously known as Eperythrozoon suis and E. parvum, respectively, have been identified in pigs. Swine hemoplasmosis is a global problem, and M. suis infect... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 29, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Min-Goo Seo, Oh-Deog Kwon and Dongmi Kwak Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Habitat associations of Culicoides species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) abundant on a commercial cervid farm in Florida, USA
Biting midges in the genus Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) transmit bluetongue virus (BTV) and epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) to ruminants, thus exerting a significant economic impact on animal ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Dinesh Erram, Erik M. Blosser and Nathan Burkett-Cadena Tags: Research Source Type: research

The complete mt genomes of Lutzia halifaxia, Lt. fuscanus and Culex pallidothorax (Diptera: Culicidae) and comparative analysis of 16 Culex and Lutzia mt genome sequences
Despite the medical importance of the genus Culex, the mitochondrial genome (mt genome) characteristics of Culex spp. are not well understood. The phylogeny of the genus and particularly the generic status of the... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ling Sun, Ting-Jing Li, Wen-Bo Fu, Zhen-Tian Yan, Feng-Ling Si, Yu-Juan Zhang, Qi-Meng Mao, Bruna Demari-Silva and Bin Chen Tags: Research Source Type: research

ProHeart ® 12, a moxidectin extended-release injectable formulation for prevention of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) disease in dogs in the USA for 12 months
The efficacy of an extended-release injectable moxidectin (0.5 mg/kg) suspension (ProHeart ® 12) (PH 12) in preventing the development of Dirofilaria immitis in dogs for 12 months was investigated in laboratory an... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tom L. McTier, Kristina Kryda, Martha Wachowski, Sean Mahabir, Deborah Ramsey, Doug Rugg, Mark Mazaleski, Carol Therrien, Eric Adams, T. Wolff and Dwight D. Bowman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Thelazia callipaeda in mustelids from Romania with the European badger, Meles meles, as a new host for this parasite
Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) is a vector-borne zoonotic eye worm with a broad host spectrum. In Europe, it is an emerging threat, having greatly expanded its geographical distribution during the p... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Angela Monica Ionic ă, Georgiana Deak, Gianluca D’Amico, Gheorghe Florin Stan, Gabriel Bogdan Chișamera, Ioana Cristina Constantinescu, Costică Adam, Menelaos Lefkaditis, Călin Mircea Gherman and Andrei Daniel Mihalca Tags: Research Source Type: research

Species of Characidotrema Paperna & Thurston, 1968 (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from fishes of the Alestidae (Characiformes) in Africa: new species, host-parasite associations and first insights into the phylogeny of the genus
African tetras (Alestidae) belonging to Brycinus Valenciennes are known to be parasitized with monogeneans attributed to two genera, Annulotrema Paperna& Thurston, 1969 and Characidotrema Paperna& Thurston, 196... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Eva Řehulková, Maria Lujza Kičinjaová, Zuheir N. Mahmoud, Milan Gelnar and Mária Seifertová Tags: Research Source Type: research

A combination of antibodies against Bm86 and Subolesin inhibits engorgement of Rhipicephalus australis (formerly Rhipicephalus microplus) larvae in vitro
Rhipicephalus microplus is a hard tick species that has a high impact on cattle health and production in tropical and subtropical regions. Recently, ribosomal DNA and morphological analysis resulted in the reinst... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Jos J. A. Trentelman, Hendry Teunissen, Jos A. G. M. Kleuskens, Jos van de Crommert, Jos é de la Fuente, Joppe W. R. Hovius and Theo P. M. Schetters Tags: Research Source Type: research

European Aedes caspius mosquitoes are experimentally unable to transmit Zika virus
Aedes caspius (Pallas, 1771) is a floodwater mosquito species widely distributed in the Western Palaearctic. As an anthropophilic species, its role as an arbovirus vector may be the key for understanding the tran... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ana I. N úñez, Sandra Talavera, Carles Aranda, Lotty Birnberg, Raquel Rivas, Núria Pujol, Marta Verdún, Anna-Bella Failloux and Núria Busquets Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Effect of different habitat types on abundance and biting times of Anopheles balabacensis Baisas (Diptera: Culicidae) in Kudat district of Sabah, Malaysia
We investigated the effect of five common habitat types on the diversity and abundance of Anopheles spp. and on the biting rate and time of Anopheles balabacensis (currently the only known vector for Plasmodium k... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Tock H. Chua, Benny O. Manin, Indra Vythilingam, Kimberly Fornace and Chris J. Drakeley Tags: Research Source Type: research

Novel variants of the newly emerged Anaplasma capra from Korean water deer (Hydropotes inermis argyropus) in South Korea
Anaplasma spp. are tick-borne Gram-negative obligate intracellular bacteria that infect humans and a wide range of animals. Anaplasma capra has emerged as a human pathogen; however, little is known about the occu... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Said Amer, Sungryong Kim, YoungMin Yun and Ki-Jeong Na Tags: Research Source Type: research

DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation profiles reveal possible role of highly methylated TLR signaling on Fasciola gigantica excretory/secretory products (FgESPs) modulation of buffalo dendritic cells
Excretory/secretory products (ESPs) released by parasites influence the development and functions of host dendritic cells (DCs). However, little is known about changes of DNA (hydroxy)methylation on DC develop... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 23, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xue-Fang Mei, Wei Shi, Yao-Yao Zhang, Bin Zhu, Yu-Rui Wang, Lin-Jing Hou, Wen-Ping Zhao, Jian Li, Dong-Ying Wang, Hong-Lin Luo and Wei-Yi Huang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessment and an updated list of the mosquitoes of Saudi Arabia
Mosquito-borne pathogens are important causes of diseases in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Knowledge of the mosquito fauna is needed for the appropriate control of the vectors that transmit the pathogens and pr... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 19, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Azzam M. Alahmed, Kashif Munawar, Sayed M. S. Khalil and Ralph E. Harbach Tags: Research Source Type: research

Too “sexy” for the field? Paired measures of laboratory and semi-field performance highlight variability in the apparent mating fitness of Aedes aegypti transgenic strains
Evaluating and improving mating success and competitive ability of laboratory-reared transgenic mosquito strains will enhance the effectiveness of proposed disease-control strategies that involve deployment of... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 19, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Andrew Aldersley, Arissara Pongsiri, Kamonchanok Bunmee, Udom Kijchalao, Wachiraphan Chittham, Thanyalak Fansiri, Nattaphol Pathawong, Alima Qureshi, Laura C. Harrington, Alongkot Ponlawat and Lauren J. Cator Tags: Research Source Type: research

Malaria surveillance from both ends: concurrent detection of Plasmodium falciparum in saliva and excreta harvested from Anopheles mosquitoes
Malaria is the most important vector-borne disease in the world. Epidemiological and ecological studies of malaria traditionally utilize detection of Plasmodium sporozoites in whole mosquitoes or salivary glands ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 18, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ana L. Ram írez, Andrew F. van den Hurk, Ian M. Mackay, Annie S. P. Yang, Glen R. Hewitson, Jamie L. McMahon, Justin A. Boddey, Scott A. Ritchie and Sara M. Erickson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Seasonal patterns in risk factors for Taenia solium transmission: a GPS tracking study of pigs and open human defecation in northern Peru
Taenia solium (cysticercosis) is a parasitic cestode that is endemic in rural populations where open defecation is common and free-roaming pigs have access to human feces. The purpose of this study was to examine... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ian W. Pray, Claudio Muro, Ricardo Gamboa, Percy Vilchez, Wayne Wakeland, William Pan, William E. Lambert, Hector H. Garcia and Seth E. O ’Neal Tags: Research Source Type: research

Rapid assessment of faecal egg count and faecal egg count reduction through composite sampling in cattle
Faecal egg counts (FEC) and the FEC reduction test (FECRT) for assessing gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) infection and efficacy of anthelmintics are rarely carried out on ruminant farms because of the cost of ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Laura Rinaldi, Alessandra Amadesi, Elaudy Dufourd, Antonio Bosco, Marion Gadanho, Anne Lehebel, Maria Paola Maurelli, Alain Chauvin, Johannes Charlier, Giuseppe Cringoli, Nadine Ravinet and Christophe Chartier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of subsampling methods for large mosquito samples
The analysis of large mosquito samples is expensive and time-consuming, delaying the efficient timing of vector control measurements. Processing a fraction of a sample using a subsampling method can significan... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 16, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Linda Jaworski, Stephanie Jansen, Wolf Peter Pfitzner, Matthias Beck, Norbert Becker, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit, Ellen Kiel and Renke L ühken Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis subtypes in crab-eating macaques
In this study, 1452 fecal specimens were collected from farmed crab-eating mac... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 15, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Li Chen, Suhui Hu, Wen Jiang, Jianguo Zhao, Na Li, Yaqiong Guo, Chenghong Liao, Qian Han, Yaoyu Feng and Lihua Xiao Tags: Research Source Type: research

Genetic homogeneity of Anopheles maculatus in Indonesia and origin of a novel species present in Central Java
Anopheles maculatus (s.s.) is an important vector of malaria in Indonesia. Previously it was considered the only member of the Maculatus Group present in Indonesia. A novel species was recently identified in the ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 15, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Triwibowo Ambar Garjito, Umi Widiastuti, Mujiyono Mujiyono, Mega Tyas Prihatin, Widiarti Widiarti, Riyani Setyaningsih, Siti Alfiah, Barandi Sapta Widartono, Din Syafruddin, Tri Baskoro Tunggul Satoto, Laurent Gavotte, Michael J. Bangs, Sylvie Manguin and Tags: Research Source Type: research

Dicrocoeliosis in extensive sheep farms: a survey
This study investigated the epidemiological and molecular aspects of dicrocoeliosis in extensive sheep farms. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Antonio Scala, Claudia Tamponi, Giorgia Dess ì, Giampietro Sedda, Giuliana Sanna, Silvia Carta, Andrea Corda, Philippe Jacquiet, Antonio Varcasia and Ciriaco Ligios Tags: Research Source Type: research

Simple framework for real-time forecast in a data-limited situation: the Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreaks in Brazil from 2015 to 2016 as an example
In 2015 –2016, Zika virus (ZIKV) caused serious epidemics in Brazil. The key epidemiological parameters and spatial heterogeneity of ZIKV epidemics in different states in Brazil remain unclear. Early prediction... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Shi Zhao, Salihu S. Musa, Hao Fu, Daihai He and Jing Qin Tags: Research Source Type: research

The global and regional prevalence of oestrosis in sheep and goats: a systematic review of articles and meta-analysis
Oestrosis, caused by the larvae of Oestrus ovis, commonly known as sheep nose bot, is an obligatory cavitary myiasis of sheep and goats. Oestrus ovis is a widespread parasite, but little is known about the preval... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Md Ahaduzzaman Tags: Research Source Type: research

Co-immunization with two recombinant Eimeria tenella lines expressing immunoprotective antigens of E. maxima elicits enhanced protection against E. maxima infection
Live anticoccidial vaccines have been a tremendous success for disease prevention. The establishment of the reverse genetic manipulation platform has enabled the development of Eimeria parasites, the live anticoc... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xinming Tang, Chaoyue Wang, Lin Liang, Dandan Hu, Sixin Zhang, Chunhui Duan, Jingxia Suo, Xianyong Liu, Xun Suo and Shangjin Cui Tags: Research Source Type: research

Strongyloides spp. in cats: a review of the literature and the first report of zoonotic Strongyloides stercoralis in colonic epithelial nodular hyperplasia in cats
Four species of Strongyloides, Strongyloides felis, Strongyloides planiceps, Strongyloides stercoralis and Strongyloides tumefaciens, have been identified in cats based on morphology and location in the host with... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 12, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Judit M. Wulcan, Michelle M. Dennis, Jennifer K. Ketzis, Thomas J. Bevelock and Guilherme G. Verocai Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparative analysis of transcriptional profiles of Schistosoma japonicum adult worms derived from primary-infected and re-infected water buffaloes
Schistosoma japonicum (S. japonicum) is an important zoonotic parasite that is prevalent in China and parts of Southeast Asia. Water buffaloes are an important reservoir and the main transmission sources of S. ja... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yudan Mao, Chuanchuan He, Hao Li, Ke Lu, Zhiqiang Fu, Yang Hong, Yamei Jin, Jiaojiao Lin, Xin Zhang and Jinming Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Immunomodulatory effects of Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides serpin RHS2 on host immune responses
The objective of this study was to study the role of serpin (se... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 11, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Zhengmao Xu, Zhibing Lin, Nana Wei, Qing Di, Jie Cao, Yongzhi Zhou, Haiyan Gong, Houshuang Zhang and Jinlin Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterisation of a niche-specific excretory –secretory peroxiredoxin from the parasitic nematode Teladorsagia circumcincta
The primary cause of parasitic gastroenteritis in small ruminants in temperate regions is the brown stomach worm, Teladorsagia circumcincta. Host immunity to this parasite is slow to develop, consistent with the ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 10, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Daniel R. G. Price, Alasdair J. Nisbet, David Frew, Yvonne Bartley, E. Margaret Oliver, Kevin McLean, Neil F. Inglis, Eleanor Watson, Yolanda Corripio-Miyar and Tom N. McNeilly Tags: Research Source Type: research

A large-scale screening for the taiga tick, Ixodes persulcatus, and the meadow tick, Dermacentor reticulatus, in southern Scandinavia, 2016
The taiga tick, Ixodes persulcatus, has previously been limited to eastern Europe and northern Asia, but recently its range has expanded to Finland and northern Sweden. The species is of medical importance, as it... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 9, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Lene Jung Kj ær, Arnulf Soleng, Kristin Skarsfjord Edgar, Heidi Elisabeth H. Lindstedt, Katrine Mørk Paulsen, Åshild Kristine Andreassen, Lars Korslund, Vivian Kjelland, Audun Slettan, Snorre Stuen, Petter Kjellander, Madeleine Christensson, Malin Ter Tags: Letter to the Editor Source Type: research

Improving diagnostic performance of the Kato-Katz method for Clonorchis sinensis infection through multiple samples
Clonorchiasis is caused by eating of raw or undercooked freshwater fish containing the larvae of Clonorchis sinensis; the Kato-Katz method is widely applied in diagnosis. The improvement of repeated Kato-Katz sme... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 8, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Men-Bao Qian, Shi-Feng Zhuang, Shi-Qiao Zhu, Xiao-Mao Deng, Zheng-Xiang Li and Xiao-Nong Zhou Tags: Research Source Type: research

Development of the major arboviral vector Aedes aegypti in urban drain-water and associated pyrethroid insecticide resistance is a potential global health challenge
Aedes aegypti were found developing in the water in open public drains (drain-water, DW) in Jaffna city in northern Sri Lanka, a location where the arboviral diseases dengue and chikungunya are endemic. (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 8, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Sinnathamby N. Surendran, Tibutius T. P. Jayadas, Kokila Sivabalakrishnan, Sharanga Santhirasegaram, Kalingarajah Karvannan, Thilini C. Weerarathne, S. H. P. Parakrama Karunaratne and Ranjan Ramasamy Tags: Research Source Type: research

First report of the invasive mosquito Aedes koreicus (Diptera: Culicidae) and of its establishment in Liguria, northwest Italy
Invasive mosquito species (IMS) of the genus Aedes are a cause of increasing concern in Europe owing to their ability to vector important human viral diseases. Entomological surveillance to early detect alien mos... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Marco Ballardini, Stefano Ferretti, Giorgio Chiaranz, Alessandra Pautasso, Maria Vittoria Riina, Giorgia Triglia, Federica Verna, Veronica Bellavia, Maria Cristina Radaelli, Enrica Berio, Annalisa Accorsi, Marina De Camilli, Umberto Cardellino, Nicol ò F Tags: Short report Source Type: research

Real-time PCR detection of Toxoplasma gondii in tissue samples of wild boars (Sus scrofa) from southern Italy reveals high prevalence and parasite load
Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii, a widespread protozoan in the phylum Apicomplexa. In Europe, several studies have demonstrated the presence of the parasite in tissues of... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 5, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Mario Santoro, Maurizio Viscardi, Giovanni Sgroi, Nicola D ʼAlessio, Vincenzo Veneziano, Roberta Pellicano, Roberta Brunetti and Giovanna Fusco Tags: Research Source Type: research

Second WIN International Conference on “Integrated approaches and innovative tools for combating insecticide resistance in vectors of arboviruses”, October 2018, Singapore
The past 40 years have seen a dramatic emergence of epidemic arboviral diseases transmitted primarily by mosquitoes. The frequency and magnitude of the epidemics, especially those transmitted by urban Aedes speci... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Vincent Corbel, Claire Durot, Nicole L. Achee, Fabrice Chandre, Mamadou B. Coulibaly, Jean-Philippe David, Gregor J. Devine, Isabelle Dusfour, Dina M. Fonseca, John Griego, Waraporn Juntarajumnong, Audrey Lenhart, Shinji Kasai, Ademir J. Martins, Catherin Tags: Meeting report Source Type: research

Highly prevalent bartonellae and other vector-borne pathogens in small mammal species from the Czech Republic and Germany
Rodents are important reservoirs for zoonotic vector-borne agents. Thus, the distribution of rodents and their vicinity to humans and companion animals may have an important impact on human and animal health. ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Anna Obiegala, Kathrin Jeske, Marie Augustin, Nina Kr ól, Stefan Fischer, Katja Mertens-Scholz, Christian Imholt, Josef Suchomel, Marta Heroldova, Herbert Tomaso, Rainer G. Ulrich and Martin Pfeffer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Insecticide resistance status of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in Papua New Guinea
Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus are important vectors of infectious diseases, especially those caused by arboviruses such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. Aedes aegypti is very well adapted to urban environments... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 3, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Samuel Demok, Nancy Endersby-Harshman, Rebecca Vinit, Lincoln Timinao, Leanne J. Robinson, Melinda Susapu, Leo Makita, Moses Laman, Ary Hoffmann and Stephan Karl Tags: Research Source Type: research

Killer yeasts exert anti-plasmodial activities against the malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei in the vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi and in mice
Wickerhamomyces anomalus is a yeast associated with different insects including mosquitoes, where it is proposed to be involved in symbiotic relationships with hosts. Different symbiotic strains of W. anomalus di... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Alessia Cappelli, Matteo Valzano, Valentina Cecarini, Jovana Bozic, Paolo Rossi, Priscilla Mensah, Consuelo Amantini, Guido Favia and Irene Ricci Tags: Research Source Type: research

Current anthelmintic treatment is not always effective at controlling strongylid infections in German alpaca herds
Endoparasites are considered a major health problem of South American camelids as shown in a recent survey among German and Austrian camelid owners. Although prophylactic and therapeutic measures such as appli... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Luise Kultscher, Barbara Hinney, Ronald Schm äschke, Anja Joachim and Thomas Wittek Tags: Research Source Type: research

Time-of-day of blood-feeding: effects on mosquito life history and malaria transmission
Biological rhythms allow organisms to compartmentalise and coordinate behaviours, physiologies, and cellular processes with the predictable daily rhythms of their environment. There is increasing recognition t... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - July 2, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Aidan J. O ’Donnell, Samuel S. C. Rund and Sarah E. Reece Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preventive and therapeutic effects of Trichinella spiralis adult extracts on allergic inflammation in an experimental asthma mouse model
Helminths immunomodulate the host immune system by secreting proteins to create an inhibitory environment as a strategy for survival in the host. As a bystander effect, this balances the host immune system to ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Siying Sun, Huihui Li, Yuan Yuan, Liyuan Wang, Wenxin He, Hong Xie, Shifang Gao, Ruoxue Cheng, Haichun Qian, Hui Jiang, Xiaoli Wang, Bin Zhan, Qiang Fang and Xiaodi Yang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Microsporidian infections in the species complex Gammarus roeselii (Amphipoda) over its geographical range: evidence for both host –parasite co-diversification and recent host shifts
Microsporidians are obligate endoparasites infecting taxonomically diverse hosts. Both vertical (from mother to eggs) and horizontal (between conspecifics or between species) transmission routes are known. Whi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Adrien Quiles, Karolina Bacela-Spychalska, Maria Teixeira, Nicolas Lambin, Michal Grabowski, Thierry Rigaud and R émi André Wattier Tags: Research Source Type: research

Anaplasma phagocytophilum evolves in geographical and biotic niches of vertebrates and ticks
Anaplasma phagocytophilum is currently regarded as a single species. However, molecular studies indicate that it can be subdivided into ecotypes, each with distinct but overlapping transmission cycle. Here, we ev... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 28, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ryanne I. Jaarsma, Hein Sprong, Katsuhisa Takumi, Maria Kazimirova, Cornelia Silaghi, Atle Mysterud, Ivo Rudolf, Relja Beck, G ábor Földvári, Laura Tomassone, Margit Groenevelt, Reinard R. Everts, Jolianne M. Rijks, Frauke Ecke, Birger Hörnfeldt, Davi Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiology of Taenia saginata taeniosis/cysticercosis: a systematic review of the distribution in West and Central Africa
The zoonotic tapeworm Taenia saginata, although causing only minor discomfort in humans, is responsible for considerable economic losses in the livestock sector due to condemnation or downgrading of infected beef... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 27, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emilie Hendrickx, Lian F. Thomas, Pierre Dorny, Branko Bobi ć, Uffe Christian Braae, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Ramon M. Eichenberger, Sarah Gabriël, Anastasios Saratsis, Paul R. Torgerson, Lucy J. Robertson and Veronique Dermauw Tags: Review Source Type: research

The bacterial microbiome of field-collected Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus from Slovakia
The important roles of microbial flora in tick biology and ecology have received much attention. Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus are known vectors of various pathogens across Europe, including ... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 27, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yan-Kai Zhang, Zhi-Jun Yu, Duo Wang, V íchová Bronislava, Peťko Branislav and Jing-Ze Liu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survey of echinococcoses in southeastern Qinghai Province, China, and serodiagnostic insights of recombinant Echinococcus granulosus antigen B isoforms
Echinococcoses, caused by metacestodes of Echinococcus granulosus (cystic echinococcosis; CE) and E. multilocularis (alveolar echinococcosis; AE), represent major emerging parasitic diseases. These enzootic helmi... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 26, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Xiumin Han, Jeong-Geun Kim, Hu Wang, Huixia Cai, Xiao Ma, Duc Hieu Duong, Chun-Seob Ahn, Insug Kang and Yoon Kong Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cloning, expression and activity of ATP-binding protein in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity modulation against Aedes aegypti
Bacillus thuringiensis israelensis (Bti) is a widely used mosquitocidal microbial pesticide due to its high toxicity. ATP-binding proteins (ABP) are prevalently detected in insects and are related to reaction aga... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Guo-hui Zhao, Jian-nan Liu, Xiao-hua Hu, Khadija Batool, Liang Jin, Chen-xu Wu, Juan Wu, Hong Chen, Xiao-yan Jiang, Zhao-hui Yang, Xian-hui Huang, En-jiong Huang, Xiao-Qiang Yu, Xiong Guan and Ling-ling Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Effects of land use type, spatial patterns and host presence on Leishmania tropica vectors activity
Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease, caused by the infection of Leishmania parasites which are transmitted by the bite of infected female phlebotomine sand flies. Leishmania tropica is transmitted by Phleboto... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Yoni Waitz, Shlomit Paz, David Meir and Dan Malkinson Tags: Research Source Type: research

Characterization of an iron-inducible Haemaphysalis longicornis tick-derived promoter in an Ixodes scapularis-derived tick cell line (ISE6)
Ticks are important vectors of disease-causing pathogens. With the rise of resistance to chemical acaricides, alternative methods in tick control are warranted. Gene manipulation has been successful in control... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Emmanuel Pacia Hernandez, Kodai Kusakisako, Takeshi Hatta and Tetsuya Tanaka Tags: Short report Source Type: research

High prevalence of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in shelter dogs from southern Louisiana, USA
Chagas disease is a zoonotic disease caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. The role of dogs as sentinels has been proposed in multiple regions, as they are a domestic reservoir for T. cruzi. Our obj... (Source: Parasites and Vectors)
Source: Parasites and Vectors - June 25, 2019 Category: Microbiology Authors: Ardem Elmayan, Weihong Tu, Brandy Duhon, Preston Marx, Wendy Wolfson, Gary Balsamo, Claudia Herrera and Eric Dumonteil Tags: Research Source Type: research