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2018

13th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases

13th CVBD Collection

Publications from the 13th CVBD World Forum Symposium, 19 – 22 March 2018

2017

Canine tick-borne diseases in pet dogs from Romania

Martin O. Andersson, Conny Tolf, Paula Tamba, Mircea Stefanache, Jonas Waldenström, Gerhard Dobler and Lidia Chițimia-Dobler Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:155 (23 March 2017)

Serological and molecular prevalence of canine vector-borne diseases (CVBDs) in Korea

Guk-Hyun Suh, Kyu-Sung Ahn, Jong-Ho Ahn, Ha-Jung Kim, Christian Leutenegger and SungShik Shin Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:146 (16 March 2017)

Genetic characterization of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu lato) ticks from dogs in Portugal

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Carla Maia, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Giada Annoscia, Luís Cardoso and Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:133 (13 March 2017)

Prevalence and molecular characterization of canine and feline hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) in northern Italy

Silvia Ravagnan, Erika Carli, Eleonora Piseddu, Graziana Da Rold, Elena Porcellato, Claudia Zanardello, Antonio Carminato, Marta Vascellari and Gioia Capelli Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:132 (13 March 2017)

Histological and parasitological distinctive findings in clinically-lesioned and normal-looking skin of dogs with different clinical stages of leishmaniosis

Laura Ordeix, Annabel Dalmau, Montsant Osso, Joan Llull, Sara Montserrat-Sangrà and Laia Solano-Gallego Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:121 (13 March 2017)

Serological evidence of exposure to Rickettsia felis and Rickettsia typhi in Australian veterinarians

Yen Thon Teoh, Sze Fui Hii, Mark A. Stevenson, Stephen Graves, Robert Rees, John Stenos and Rebecca J. Traub Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:129 (13 March 2017

Dirofilaria immitis in pinnipeds and a new host record

Ana Margarida Alho, Inês Marcelino, Vito Colella, Carla Flanagan, Nuno Silva, Jorge Jesus Correia, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Domenico Otranto and Luís Madeira de Carvalho Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:142(13 March 2017)

Molecular detection of Bartonella henselae in 11 Ixodes ricinus ticks extracted from a single cat

Yvonne Regier, Wibke Ballhorn and Volkhard A. J. Kempf Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:105 (13 March 2017)

Black-backed jackals (Canis mesomelas) are natural hosts of Babesia rossi, the virulent causative agent of canine babesiosis in sub-Saharan Africa

Barend L. Penzhorn, Ilse Vorster, Robert F. Harrison-White and Marinda C. Oosthuizen Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:124 (13 March 2017)

Serological association between Leishmania infantum and sand fly fever Sicilian (but not Toscana) virus in sheltered dogs from southern Portugal

Carla Maia, Sulaf Alwassouf, José Manuel Cristóvão, Nazli Ayhan, André Pereira, Remi N. Charrel and Lenea Campino Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:92(13 March 2017)

The inflammatory cytokine effect of Pam3CSK4 TLR2 agonist alone or in combination with Leishmania infantum antigen on ex-vivo whole blood from sick and resistant dogs

Pamela Martínez-Orellana, Paulina Quirola-Amores, Sara Montserrat-Sangrà, Laura Ordeix, Joan Llull, Alejandra Álvarez-Fernández and Laia Solano-Gallego Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:123 (13 March 2017)

Evaluation of four molecular methods to detect Leishmania infection in dogs

Andreia Albuquerque, Lenea Campino, Luís Cardoso and Sofia Cortes Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:57 (13 March 2017)

Canine leishmaniosis caused by Leishmania major and Leishmania tropica: comparative findings and serology

Gad Baneth, Daniel Yasur-Landau, Matan Gilad and Yaarit Nachum-Biala Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:113 (13 March 2017)

Diagnostic performance of ELISA, IFAT and Western blot for the detection of anti-Leishmania infantum antibodies in cats using a Bayesian analysis without a gold standard

Maria Flaminia Persichetti, Laia Solano-Gallego, Angela Vullo, Marisa Masucci, Pierre Marty, Pascal Delaunay, Fabrizio Vitale and Maria Grazia Pennisi Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:119 (13 March 2017)

Molecular detection of vector-borne pathogens in blood and splenic samples from dogs with splenic disease

Rebeca Movilla, Laura Altet, Lorena Serrano, María-Dolores Tabar and Xavier Roura Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:131 (13 March 2017)

The enzootic life-cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) and tick-borne rickettsiae: an epidemiological study on wild-living small mammals and their ticks from Saxony, Germany

Anna Obiegala, Nina Król, Carolin Oltersdorf, Julian Nader and Martin Pfeffer Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:115 (13 March 2017)

Searching for Lyme borreliosis in Australia: results of a canine sentinel study

Peter J. Irwin, Ian D. Robertson, Mark E. Westman, Martine Perkins and Reinhard K. Straubinger Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:114 (13 March 2017)

Efficacy, safety and tolerance of imidocarb dipropionate versus atovaquone or buparvaquone plus azithromycin used to treat sick dogs naturally infected with the Babesia microti-like piroplasm

Rocío Checa, Ana Montoya, Nieves Ortega, José Luis González-Fraga, Adrián Bartolomé, Rosa Gálvez, Valentina Marino and Guadalupe Miró Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:145 (13 March 2017)

Molecular detection of Hepatozoon spp. and Cytauxzoon sp. in domestic and stray cats from Madrid, Spain

David Díaz-Regañón, Alejandra Villaescusa, Tania Ayllón, Fernando Rodríguez-Franco, Gad Baneth, Lydia Calleja-Bueno, Mercedes García-Sancho, Beatriz Agulla and Ángel Sainz Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:112 (13 March 2017)

Prevalence study and risk factor analysis of selected bacterial, protozoal and viral, including vector-borne, pathogens in cats from Cyprus

Charalampos Attipa, Kostas Papasouliotis, Laia Solano-Gallego, Gad Baneth, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Elpida Sarvani, Toby G. Knowles, Sena Mengi, David Morris, Chris Helps and Séverine Tasker Parasites & Vectors 2017 10:130 (13 March 2017)

Detection of Mycoplasma haemocanis, Mycoplasma haematoparvum, Mycoplasma suis and other vector-borne pathogens in dogs from Córdoba and Santa Fé, Argentina

Patricia E. Mascarelli, Gustavo P. Tartara, Norma B. Pereyra and Ricardo G. Maggi Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:642 (15 December 2016)

2016

Exposure to vector-borne pathogens in candidate blood donor and free-roaming dogs of northeast Italy

Marta Vascellari, Silvia Ravagnan, Antonio Carminato, Stefania Cazzin, Erika Carli, Graziana Da Rold, Laura Lucchese, Alda Natale, Domenico Otranto and Gioia Capelli Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:369 (29 June 2016)

Detection of selected pathogens in ticks collected from cats and dogs in the Wrocław Agglomeration, South-West Poland

Nina Król, Anna Obiegala, Martin Pfeffer, Elżbieta Lonc and Dorota Kiewra Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:351 (21 June 2016)

Leishmania infantum-specific production of IFN-γ and IL-10 in stimulated blood from dogs with clinical leishmaniosis

Laia Solano-Gallego, Sara Montserrrat-Sangrà, Laura Ordeix and Pamela Martínez-Orellana Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:317 (3 June 2016)

First detection of Onchocerca lupi infection in dogs in southern Spain

Guadalupe Miró, Ana Montoya, Rocío Checa, Rosa Gálvez, Juan José Mínguez, Valentina Marino and Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:290 (18 May 2016)

Canine vector-borne pathogens in semi-domesticated dogs residing in northern Cambodia

Tawin Inpankaew, Sze Fui Hii, Wissanuwat Chimnoi and Rebecca J. Traub Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:253 (10 May 2016)

Molecular investigation of tick-borne pathogens in dogs from Luanda, Angola

Luís Cardoso, Ana Cristina Oliveira, Sara Granada, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Matan Gilad, Ana Patrícia Lopes, Sérgio Ramalho Sousa, Hugo Vilhena and Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:252 (10 May 2016)

Detection of vector-borne pathogens in cats and their ectoparasites in southern Italy

Maria-Flaminia Persichetti, Laia Solano-Gallego, Lorena Serrano, Laura Altet, Stefano Reale, Marisa Masucci and Maria-Grazia Pennisi Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:247 (10 May 2016)

Leishmania major infection in a dog with cutaneous manifestations

Gad Baneth, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Maytal Shabat Simon, Ori Brenner, Sarit Gaier, Alicia Rojas and Daniel Yasur-Landau Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:246 (10 May 2016)

Vasculitis, cerebral infarction and persistent Bartonella henselae infection in a child

Nandhakumar Balakrishnan, Marna Ericson, Ricardo Maggi and Edward B. Breitschwerdt Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:254 (10 May 2016)

First report of Cytauxzoon sp. infection in a domestic cat from Portugal

Ana Margarida Alho, Joana Silva, Maria João Fonseca, Filipa Santos, Cláudia Nunes, Luís Madeira de Carvalho, Manuel Rodrigues and Luís Cardoso Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:220 (10 May 2016)

First report of transmission of canine leishmaniosis through bite wounds from a naturally infected dog in Germany

Torsten J Naucke, Silke Amelung and Susanne Lorentz Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:256 (10 May 2016)

Molecular detection of Leishmania infantum, filariae and Wolbachia spp. in dogs from southern Portugal

Carla Maia, Laura Altet, Lorena Serrano, José Manuel Cristóvão, Maria Dolores Tabar, Olga Francino, Luís Cardoso, Lenea Campino and Xavier Roura Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:170 (10 May 2016)

Seroprevalence of vector-borne pathogens and molecular detection of Borrelia afzelii in military dogs from Portugal

Ana Margarida Alho, Joana Pita, Ana Amaro, Fátima Amaro, Manuela Schnyder, Felix Grimm, Ana Cristina Custódio, Luís Cardoso, Peter Deplazes and Luís Madeira de Carvalho Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:225 (10 May 2016)

Molecular detection of tick-borne bacteria and protozoa in cervids and wild boars from Portugal

André Pereira, Ricardo Parreira, Mónica Nunes, Afonso Casadinho, Maria Luísa Vieira, Lenea Campino and Carla Maia Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:251 (10 May 2016)

First report of Thelazia callipaeda infection in wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Portugal

Adelina Gama, Isabel Pires, Márcia Canado, Teresa Coutinho, Ana Patrícia Lopes, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Luís Cardoso, Filipe Dantas-Torres and Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:236 (10 May 2016)

Vertical transmission of Anaplasma platys and Leishmania infantum in dogs during the first half of gestation

Maria Stefania Latrofa, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Donato de Caprariis, Cinzia Cantacessi, Gioia Capelli, Riccardo Paolo Lia, Edward B. Breitschwerdt and Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:269 (10 May 2016)

Bartonella spp. - a chance to establish One Health concepts in veterinary and human medicine

Yvonne Regier, Fiona O’Rourke and Volkhard A. J. Kempf Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:261 (10 May 2016)
The Erratum to this article has been published in Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:330

A survey of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) of companion animals in Australia

Telleasha L. Greay, Charlotte L. Oskam, Alexander W. Gofton, Robert L. Rees, Una M. Ryan and Peter J. Irwin Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:207 (10 May 2016)

Early reduction of Leishmania infantum-specific antibodies and blood parasitemia during treatment in dogs with moderate or severe disease

Laia Solano-Gallego, Laura Di Filippo, Laura Ordeix, Marta Planellas, Xavier Roura, Laura Altet, Pamela Martínez-Orellana and Sara Montserrat Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:235 (10 May 2016)

Borrelia persica infection in dogs and cats: clinical manifestations, clinicopathological findings and genetic characterization

Gad Baneth, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Tamar Halperin, Yizhak Hershko, Gabriela Kleinerman, Yigal Anug, Ziad Abdeen, Eran Lavy, Itamar Aroch and Reinhard K. Straubinger Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:244 (10 May 2016)

Parasitic zoonoses associated with dogs and cats: a survey of Portuguese pet owners’ awareness and deworming practices

André Pereira, Ângela Martins, Hugo Brancal, Hugo Vilhena, Pedro Silva, Paulo Pimenta, Duarte Diz-Lopes, Nuno Neves, Mónica Coimbra, Ana Catarina Alves, Luís Cardoso and Carla Maia Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:245 (10 May 2016)

2014

Detection of tick-borne ‘Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis’ and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Spain in 2013

Ana M Palomar, Lara García-Álvarez, Sonia Santibáñez, Aránzazu Portillo, José A Oteo Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:57 (31 January 2014)

First detection of Leishmania infantum (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Darine Slama, Najoua Haouas, Latifa Remadi, Habib Mezhoud, Hamouda Babba, Emna Chaker Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:51 (25 January 2014)

Tick capillary feeding for the study of proteins involved in tick-pathogen interactions as potential antigens for the control of tick infestation and pathogen infection

Sandra Antunes, Octavio Merino, Juan Mosqueda, Juan A Moreno-Cid, Lesley Bell-Sakyi, Rennos Fragkoudis, Sabine Weisheit, José M Pérez de la Lastra, Pilar Alberdi, Ana Domingos, José de la Fuente Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:42 (22 January 2014)

The enigma of the dog mummy from Ancient Egypt and the origin of ‘Rhipicephalus sanguineus’

Domenico Otranto, Jean-Bernard Huchet, Alessio Giannelli, Cecile Callou, Filipe Dantas-Torres Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:2 (20 January 2014)

The calmodulin intergenic spacer as molecular target for characterization of Leishmania species

Aracelis Miranda, Franklyn Samudio, Azael Saldaña, Juan Castillo, Adeilton Brandão, Jose E Calzada Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:35 (19 January 2014)

Present and future potential of plant-derived products to control arthropods of veterinary and medical significance

David R George, Robert D Finn, Kirsty M Graham, Olivier AE Sparagano Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:28 (15 January 2014)

Determinants of the population growth of the West Nile virus mosquito vector Culex pipiens in a repeatedly affected area in Italy

Paolo Mulatti, Heather M Ferguson, Lebana Bonfanti, Fabrizio Montarsi, Gioia Capelli, Stefano Marangon Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:26 (15 January 2014)

Dogs, cats, parasites, and humans in Brazil: opening the black box

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:22 (14 January 2014)

Identification of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) by matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry

Vit Dvorak, Petr Halada, Kristyna Hlavackova, Emmanouil Dokianakis, Maria Antoniou, Petr Volf Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:21 (14 January 2014)

Heat treatment prior to testing allows detection of antigen of Dirofilaria immitis in feline serum

Susan E Little, Melissa R Raymond, Jennifer E Thomas, Jeff Gruntmeir, Joe A Hostetler, James H Meinkoth, Byron L Blagburn Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:1 (13 January 2014)

Determination of the prevalence of African trypanosome species in indigenous dogs of Mambwe district, eastern Zambia, by loop-mediated isothermal amplification

Malimba Lisulo, Chihiro Sugimoto, Kiichi Kajino, Kyouko Hayashida, Macarthy Mudenda, Ladslav Moonga, Joseph Ndebe, Selestine Nzala, Boniface Namangala Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:19 (10 January 2014)

Sensitivity to permethrin in a Dermacentor reticulatus population from eastern Poland in laboratory study

Alicja Buczek, Katarzyna Bartosik, Pawe¿ Kuczy¿ski Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:18 (10 January 2014)

Advances in studies of disease-navigating webs: Sarcoptes scabiei as a case study

Samer Alasaad, Mathieu Sarasa, Jorg Heukelbach, Domnic Mijele, Ramón C Soriguer, Xing-Quan Zhu, Luca Rossi Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:16 (9 January 2014)

Climate and environmental change drives Ixodes ricinus geographical expansion at the northern range margin

Solveig Jore, Sophie O Vanwambeke, Hildegunn Viljugrein, Ketil Isaksen, Anja B Kristoffersen, Zerai Woldehiwet, Bernt Johansen, Edgar Brun, Hege Brun-Hansen, Sebastian Westermann, Inger-Lise Larsen, Bjørnar Ytrehus, Merete Hofshagen Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:11 (8 January 2014)

Insecticide/acaricide resistance in fleas and ticks infesting dogs and cats

Tad B Coles, Michael W Dryden Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:8 (6 January 2014)

Rickettsial infection in Amblyomma cajennense ticks and capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) in a Brazilian spotted fever-endemic area

Felipe S Krawczak, Fernanda A Nieri-Bastos, Fernanda P Nunes, João F Soares, Jonas Moraes-Filho, Marcelo B Labruna Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:7 (5 January 2014)

Divergence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes could be driven by the host: diversity of Borrelia strains isolated from ticks feeding on a single bird

Nataliia Rudenko, Maryna Golovchenko, Natalia M Belfiore, Libor Grubhoffer, James H Oliver Jr Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:4 (2 January 2014)

Cross-protective effect of a combined L5 plus L3 Leishmania major ribosomal protein based vaccine combined with a Th1 adjuvant in murine cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis

Laura Ramirez, Laura Corvo, Mariana C Duarte, Miguel A Chávez-Fumagalli, Diogo G Valadares, Diego M Santos, Camila I de Oliveira, Marta R Escutia, Carlos Alonso, Pedro Bonay, Carlos AP Tavares, Eduardo AF Coelho, Manuel Soto Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7:3 (2 January 2014)

 

2013

Evaluation of indoxacarb and fipronil (s)-methoprene topical spot-on formulations to control flea populations in naturally infested dogs and cats in private residences in Tampa FL. USA

Michael W Dryden, Patricia A Payne, Vicki Smith, Monica Chwala, Emery Jones, Jacob Davenport, Gabrielle Fadl, Maria F Martinez-Perez de Zeiders, Kathleen Heaney, Pamela Ford, Fangshi Sun Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:366 (28 December 2013)

Cytochrome oxidase subunit 2 gene allows simultaneous detection and typing of Trypanosoma rangeli and Trypanosoma cruzi

Amanda Regina de Sá, Mário Steindel, Lara Maria Demeu, Débora Lückemeyer, Edmundo Grisard, Quirino Alves Neto, Silvana de Araújo, Max Jean Toledo, Mônica Gomes Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:363 (23 December 2013)

Ixodes ricinus ticks removed from humans in Northern Europe: seasonal pattern of infestation, attachment sites and duration of feeding

Peter Wilhelmsson, Pontus Lindblom, Linda Fryland, Dag Nyman, Thomas GT Jaenson, Pia Forsberg, Per-Eric Lindgren Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:36 (20 December 2013)

Tick infestation risk for dogs in a peri-urban park

Amy L Jennett, Faith D Smith, Richard Wall Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:358 (17 December 2013)

Molecular and serological evidence for the circulation of the tick symbiont Midichloria (Rickettsiales: Midichloriaceae) in different mammalian species

Chiara Bazzocchi, Mara Mariconti, Davide Sassera, Laura Rinaldi, Elena Martin, Giuseppe Cringoli, Sandra Urbanelli, Claudio Genchi, Claudio Bandi, Sara Epis Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:350 (12 December 2013)

Molecular epidemiology of the emerging zoonosis agent Anaplasma phagocytophilum (Foggie, 1949) in dogs and ixodid ticks in Brazil

Huarrisson A Santos, Sandra MG Thomé, Cristiane D Baldani, Claudia B Silva, Maristela P Peixoto, Marcus S Pires, Gabriela LV Vitari, Renata L Costa, Tiago M Santos, Isabele C Angelo, Leandro A Santos, João LH Faccini, Carlos L Massard Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:348 (11 December 2013)

Co-infection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and Rickettsia species in ticks and in an erythema migrans patient

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Hein Sprong, Nenad Pandak Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:347 (10 December 2013)

Ticks in the wrong boxes: assessing error in blanket-drag studies due to occasional sampling

Andrew DM Dobson Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:344 (10 December 2013)

Genetic diversity and structure in Leishmania infantum populations from southeastern Europe revealed by microsatellite analysis

Evi Gouzelou, Christos Haralambous, Maria Antoniou, Vasiliki Christodoulou, Franjo Martinković, Tatjana Živičnjak, Despina Smirlis, Francine Pratlong, Jean-Pierre Dedet, Yusuf Özbel, Seray Toz, Wolfgang Presber, Gabriele Schönian, Ketty Soteriadou Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:342 (5 December 2013)

Sensitivity of a point of care tick-test for the development of Lyme borreliosis

Hein Sprong, Arieke Docters van Leeuwen, Manoj Fonville, Margriet Harms, Arnold J van Vliet, Wilfrid van Pelt, José A Ferreira, Cees C van den Wijngaard Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:338 (4 December 2013)

A twenty-year follow-up of canine leishmaniosis in three military kennels in southeastern France

Bernard Davoust, Cédric Roqueplo, Daniel Parzy, Stéphanie Watier-Grillot, Jean-Lou Marié Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:323 (9 November 2013)

Studies on the sand fly fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) in high-transmission areas of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Republic of Suriname

Alida D Kent, Thiago V Dos Santos, Anielkoemar Gangadin, Ashok Samjhawan, Dennis R A Mans, Henk D F H Schallig Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:318 (4 November 2013)

Studies on the sand fly fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) in high-transmission areas of cutaneous leishmaniasis in the Republic of Suriname

Alida D Kent, Thiago V Dos Santos, Anielkoemar Gangadin, Ashok Samjhawan, Dennis R Mans, Henk D Schallig Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:318 (4 November 2013)

Redescription of Onchocerca lupi (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) with histopathological observations

Yasen Mutafchiev, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Alessio Giannelli, Francesca Abramo, Elias Papadopoulos, Luís Cardoso, Helder Cortes, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:309 (27 October 2013)

The effect of hybridization of Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes on transmission of West Nile virus

Alexander T Ciota, Pamela A Chin, Laura D Kramer Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:305 (23 October 2013)

Distribution and habitat characterization of the recently introduced invasive mosquito Aedes koreicus [Hulecoeteomyia koreica], a new potential vector and pest in north-eastern Italy

Fabrizio Montarsi, Simone Martini, Marco Dal Pont, Nicola Delai, Nicola Ferro Milone, Matteo Mazzucato, Fabio Soppelsa, Luigi Cazzola, Stefania Cazzin, Silvia Ravagnan, Silvia Ciocchetta, Francesca Russo, Gioia Capelli Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:292 (10 October 2013)

Dirofilariosis in the Americas: a more virulent Dirofilaria immitis?

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:288 (2 October 2013)

Effects of global changes on the climatic niche of the tick Ixodes ricinus inferred by species distribution modelling

Daniele Porretta, Valentina Mastrantonio, Sara Amendolia, Stefano Gaiarsa, Sara Epis, Claudio Genchi, Claudio Bandi, Domenico Otranto, Sandra Urbanelli Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:271 (19 September 2013)

A system to simultaneously detect tick-borne pathogens based on the variability of the 16S ribosomal genes

Jana Melničáková, Marketa Derdáková, Imrich Barák Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:269 (18 September 2013)

First evidence of Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in Hungary

Sándor Hornok, Marina L Meli, Enikő Gönczi, Regina Hofmann-Lehmann Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:267 (17 September 2013)

Prostaglandin E2 in tick saliva regulates macrophage cell migration and cytokine profile

Nina M Poole, Gayatri Mamidanna, Richard A Smith, Lewis B Coons, Judith A Cole Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:261 (11 September 2013)

Molecular taxonomy of the two Leishmania vectors Lutzomyia umbratilis and Lutzomyia anduzei (Diptera: Psychodidae) from the Brazilian Amazon

Vera Margarete Scarpassa, Ronildo Baiatone Alencar Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:258 (11 September 2013)

The effect of avian blood on Leishmania development in Phlebotomus duboscqi

Katerina Pruzinova, Jan Votypka, Petr Volf Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:254 (2 September 2013)

Efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar against fleas, ticks and tick-borne pathogens in dogs

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Gioia Capelli, Alessio Giannelli, Rafael Antonio Ramos, Riccardo Lia, Cinzia Cantacessi, Donato de Caprariis, Anna De Tommasi, Maria Latrofa, Vita Lacasella, Viviana Tarallo, Giancarlo Di Paola, Barbara Qurollo, Edward Breitschwerdt, Dorothee Stanneck, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:245 (23 August 2013)

Ixodes ricinus abundance and its infection with the tick-borne pathogens in urban and suburban areas of Eastern Slovakia

Lucia Pangrácová, Markéta Derdáková, Ladislav Pekárik, Ivana Hviščová, Bronislava Víchová, Michal Stanko, Helena Hlavatá, Branislav Peťko Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:238 (16 August 2013)

Detection and molecular typing of Leishmania tropica from Phlebotomus sergenti and lesions of cutaneous leishmaniasis in an emerging focus of Morocco

Malika Ajaoud, Nargys Es-sette, Salsabil Hamdi, Abderahmane El-Idrissi, Myriam Riyad, Meryem Lemrani Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:217 (26 July 2013)

Morphological and genetic diversity of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato from the New and Old Worlds

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Maria Latrofa, Giada Annoscia, Alessio Giannelli, Antonio Parisi, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:213 (23 July 2013)

Spotted fever group rickettsiae in Dermacentor reticulatus and Haemaphysalis punctata ticks in the UK

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Kayleigh M Hansford, Setareh Jahfari, Paul Phipps, Hein Sprong, Jolyon M Medlock Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:212 (19 July 2013)

Efficacy of a combination of 10% imidacloprid and 4.5% flumethrin (Seresto®) in slow release collars to control ticks and fleas in highly infested dog communities

Emanuele Brianti, Luigi Falsone, Ettore Napoli, Chiara Prudente, Gabriella Gaglio, Salvatore Giannetto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:210 (18 July 2013)

Development of guidelines for the surveillance of invasive mosquitoes in Europe

Francis Schaffner, Romeo Bellini, Dušan Petrić, Ernst-Jan Scholte, Hervé Zeller, Laurence Marrama Rakotoarivony Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:209 (18 July 2013)

Isolation of deer tick virus (Powassan virus, lineage II) from Ixodes scapularis and detection of antibody in vertebrate hosts sampled in the Hudson Valley, New York State

Alan P Dupuis II, Ryan J Peters, Melissa A Prusinski, Richard C Falco, Richard S Ostfeld, Laura D Kramer Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:185 (15 July 2013)

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato prevalence in tick populations in Estonia

Julia Geller, Lidia Nazarova, Olga Katargina, Irina Golovljova Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:202 (9 July 2013)

Does high biodiversity reduce the risk of Lyme disease invasion?

Catherine Bouchard, Guy Beauchamp, Patrick A Leighton, Robbin Lindsay, Denise Bélanger, Nick H Ogden Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:195 (1 July 2013)

Spatial disaggregation of tick occurrence and ecology at a local scale as a preliminary step for spatial surveillance of tick-borne diseases: general framework and health implications in Belgium

Valerie Obsomer, Marc Wirtgen, Annick Linden, Edwin Claerebout, Paul Heyman, Dieter Heylen, Maxime Madder, Jo Maris, Maude Lebrun, Wesley Tack, Laetitia Lempereur, Thierry Hance, Georges Van Impe Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:190 (22 June 2013)

Spatial and seasonal variation in the prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in Norway

Atle Mysterud, William Easterday, Lars Qviller, Hildegunn Viljugrein, Bjørnar Ytrehus Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:187 (20 June 2013)

Ticks and associated pathogens collected from dogs and cats in Belgium

Edwin Claerebout, Bertrand Losson, Christel Cochez, Stijn Casaert, Anne-Catherine Dalemans, Ann De Cat, Maxime Madder, Claude Saegerman, Paul Heyman, Laetitia Lempereur Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:183 (19 June 2013)

New endemic foci of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) identified in districts where testing for TBE was not available before 2009 in Poland

Pawel Stefanoff, Anna Zielicka-Hardy, Maria Hlebowicz, Ryszard Konior, Dariusz Lipowski, Leszek Szenborn, Joanna Siennicka, Hana Orlikova, TBE enhanced surveillance working group Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:180 (18 June 2013)

Leishmaniasis sand fly vector density reduction is less marked in destitute housing after insecticide thermal fogging

Luis Chaves, Jose E Calzada, Chystrie Rigg, Anayansi Valderrama, Nicole L Gottdenker, Azael Saldaña Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:164 (6 June 2013)

Seroprevalence and risk factors for Rickettsia felis exposure in dogs from Southeast Queensland and the Northern Territory, Australia

Sze-Fui Hii, Mohammad Y Abdad, Steven R Kopp, John Stenos, Robert L Rees, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:159 (3 June 2013)

Rapid detection of haemotropic mycoplasma infection of feline erythrocytes using a novel flow cytometric approach

Angeles Sánchez-Pérez, Graeme Brown, Richard Malik, Stephen J Assinder, Katherine Cantlon, Christine Gotsis, Samantha Dunbar, Stuart T Fraser Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:158 (31 May 2013)

Identification of novel arthropod vector G protein-coupled receptors

Ronald J Nowling, Jenica L Abrudan, Douglas A Shoue, Badi’ Abdul-Wahid, Mariha Wadsworth, Gwen Stayback, Frank H Collins, Mary McDowell, Jesús A Izaguirre Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:150 (24 May 2013)

Dissemination of bloodmeal acquired Rickettsia felis in cat fleas, Ctenocephalides felis

Chutima Thepparit, Supanee Hirunkanokpun, Vsevolod L Popov, Lane D Foil, Kevin R Macaluso Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:149 (24 May 2013)

Endemic characteristics of infantile visceral leishmaniasis in the People's Republic of China

Qing Fu, Shi-Zhu Li, Wei-Ping Wu, Yan-Yan Hou, Song Zhang, Yu Feng, Li-Ping Zhang, Lin-Hua Tang Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:143 (17 May 2013)

Insecticide-impregnated netting as a potential tool for long-lasting control of the leishmaniasis vector Lutzomyia longipalpis in animal shelters

Daniel Bray, James G C Hamilton Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:133 (4 May 2013)

Redescription of Cercopithifilaria bainae Almeida & Vicente, 1984 (Spirurida, Onchocercidae) from a dog in Sardinia, Italy

Domenico Otranto, Antonio Varcasia, Cinzia Solinas, Antonio Scala, Emanuele Brianti, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Giada Annoscia, Coralie Martin, Yasen Mutafchiev, Odile Bain Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:132 (4 May 2013)

Efficacy of indoxacarb applied to cats against the adult cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, flea eggs and adult flea emergence

Michael W Dryden, Patricia A Payne, Vicki Smith, Kathleen Heaney, Fangshi Sun Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:126 (3 May 2013)

Predicting Culex pipiens/restuans population dynamics by interval lagged weather data

Karin Lebl, Katharina Brugger, Franz Rubel Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:129 (2 May 2013)

Babesia lengau associated with cerebral and haemolytic babesiosis in two domestic cats

Anna-Mari Bosman, Marinda C Oosthuizen, Estelle H Venter, Johan CA Steyl, Tertius A Gous, Barend L Penzhorn Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:128 (1 May 2013)

Paediatric Visceral Leishmaniasis in Italy: a 'One Health' approach is needed

Vincenzo Lorusso, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Francesco Caprio, Mariano Manzionna, Francesco Santoro, Gad Baneth, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:123 (29 April 2013)

Characterization of the biology and infectivity of Leishmania infantum viscerotropic and dermotropic strains isolated from HIV+ and HIV- patients in the murine model of visceral leishmaniasis

Joana Cunha, Eugenia Carrillo, Carmen Sánchez, Israel Cruz, Javier Moreno, Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:122 (26 April 2013)

Distribution of tick-borne diseases in China

Xian-Bo Wu, Ren-Hua Na, Shan-Shan Wei, Jin-Song Zhu, Hong-Juan Peng Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:119 (23 April 2013)

Seropositivity rates for agents of companion vector-borne diseases in Spain: a multicentre study

Guadalupe Miró, Ana Montoya, Xavier Roura, Rosa Gálvez, Angel Sainz Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:117 (22 April 2013)

Identification of Trypanosoma cruzi Discrete Typing Units (DTUs) through the implementation of a High-Resolution Melting (HRM) genotyping assay

Sonia L Higuera, Felipe Guhl, Juan Ramírez Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:112 (20 April 2013)

Feline vector-borne pathogens in the north and centre of Portugal

Hugo Vilhena, Verónica L Martinez-Díaz, Luís Cardoso, Lisete Vieira, Laura Altet, Olga Francino, Josep Pastor, Ana C Silvestre-Ferreira Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:99 (15 April 2013)

Bartonella henselae infection in a family experiencing neurological and neurocognitive abnormalities after woodlouse hunter spider bites

Patricia E Mascarelli, Ricardo G Maggi, Sarah Hopkins, B Robert Mozayeni, Chelsea L Trull, Julie M Bradley, Barbara C Hegarty, Edward B Breitschwerdt Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:98 (15 April 2013)

Are vector-borne pathogen co-infections complicating the clinical presentation in dogs?

Anna Sara De Tommasi, Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Gioia Capelli, Edward B Breitschwerdt, Donato de Caprariis Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:97 (15 April 2013)

Co-infection with Anaplasma platys, Bartonella henselae and Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum in a veterinarian

Ricardo G Maggi, Patricia E Mascarelli, Lauren N Havenga, Vinny Naidoo, Edward B Breitschwerdt Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:103 (25 April 2013)

Redescription of Hepatozoon felis (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) based on phylogenetic analysis, tissue and blood form morphology, and possible transplacental transmission

Gad Baneth, Alina Sheiner, Osnat Eyal, Shelley Hahn, Jean-Pierre Beaufils, Yigal Anug, Dalit Talmi-Frank Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:102 (15 April 2013)

Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a mother and son potentially associated with tick exposure

Ricardo G Maggi, Marna Ericson, Patricia E Mascarelli, Julie M Bradley, Edward B Breitschwerdt Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:101 (15 April 2013)

Seroepidemiology of canine leishmaniosis in Évora (southern Portugal): 20-year trends

Henk DFH Schallig, Luís Cardoso, Saul J Semião-Santos Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:100 (15 April 2013)

War diseases revealed by the social media: massive leishmaniasis outbreak in the Syrian Spring

Samer Alasaad Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:94 (12 April 2013)

Natural infection of synathropic rodent species Mus musculus and Rattus norvegicus by Leishmania infantum in Sesimbra and Sintra – Portugal

Marcos Helhazar, José Leitão, Ana Duarte, Luís Tavares, Isabel Pereira da Fonseca Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:88 (8 April 2013)

Efficacy of selamectin, spinosad, and spinosad/milbemycin oxime against the KS1 Ctenocephalides felis flea strain infesting dogs

Michael W Dryden, Patricia A Payne, Vicki Smith, Thomas C Berg, Melanie Lane Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:80 (25 March 2013)

Seasonal and spatial distribution of ixodid tick species feeding on naturally infested dogs from Eastern Austria and the influence of acaricides/repellents on these parameters

Georg G Duscher, Andrea Feiler, Michael Leschnik, Anja Joachim Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:76 (19 March 2013)

Effect of owner-controlled acaricidal treatment on tick infestation and immune response to tick-borne pathogens in naturally infested dogs from Eastern Austria

Michael Leschnik, Andrea Feiler, Georg G Duscher, Anja Joachim Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:62 (9 March 2013)

Risk of canine and human exposure to Dirofilaria immitis infected mosquitoes in endemic areas of Italy

Gioia Capelli, Antonio Frangipane di Regalbono, Giulia Simonato, Rudi Cassini, Stefania Cazzin, Gabriella Cancrini, Domenico Otranto, Mario Pietrobelli Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:60 (7 March 2013)

Fleas infesting pets in the era of emerging extra-intestinal nematodes

Donato Traversa Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:59 (7 March 2013)

Bibliometric analysis of leishmaniasis research in Medline (1945-2010)

José M Ramos, Gregorio González-Alcaide, Máxima Bolaños-Pizarro Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:55 (7 March 2013)

Two biochemically distinct lipophosphoglycans from Leishmania braziliensis and Leishmania infantum trigger different innate immune responses in murine macrophages

Izabela Coimbra Ibraim, Rafael Ramiro de Assis, Natália Lima Pessoa, Marco Antônio Campos, Maria Norma Melo, Salvatore Joseph Turco, Rodrigo Pedro Soares Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:54 (7 March 2013)

Morphometric analyses of canine blood microfilariae isolated by the Knott's test enables Dirofilaria immitis and D. repens species-specific and Acanthocheilonema (syn. Dipetalonema) genus-specific diagnosis

Johannes Magnis, Susanne Lorentz, Lisa Guardone, Felix Grimm, Marta Magi, Torsten J Naucke, Peter Deplazes Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:48 (25 February 2013)

Vector-borne helminths of dogs and humans -- focus on central and eastern parts of Europe

Aleksander Masny, Elżbieta Gołąb, Danuta Cielecka, Rusłan Sałamatin Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:38 (22 February 2013)

CAnalysis of kinetoplast cytochrome b gene of 16 Leishmania isolates from different foci of China: different species of Leishmania in China and their phylogenetic inference

Bin-Bin Yang, Da-Li Chen, Jian-Ping Chen, Lin Liao, Xiao-Su Hu, Jia-Nan Xu Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:32 (5 February 2013)

A flea and tick collar containing 10% imidacloprid and 4.5% flumethrin prevents flea transmission of Bartonella henselae in cats

Michael R Lappin, Wendell L Davis, Jennifer R Hawley, Melissa Brewer, Arianne Morris, Dorothee Stanneck Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:26 (25 January 2013)

Ability to cause erythema migrans differs between Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato isolates

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Nenad Pandak, Paul Hengeveld, Katsuhisa Takumi, Marion P Koopmans, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:23 (22 January 2013)

Vector-borne helminths of dogs and humans in Europe

Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Emanuele Brianti, Donato Traversa, Dusan Petrić, Claudio Genchi, Gioia Capelli Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:16 (16 January 2013)

Control of visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil: recommendations from Brasileish

Vitor Márcio Ribeiro, Sydnei Magno da Silva, Ingrid Menz, Paulo Tabanez, Fábio dos Santos Nogueira, Manfredo Werkhaüser, André Luis S da Fonseca, Filipe Dantas-Torres Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:8 (11 January 2013)

Bacterial feeding, Leishmania infection and distinct infection routes induce differential defensin expression in Lutzomyialongipalpis

Erich L Telleria, Maurício R Viana Sant'Anna, Mohammad O Alkurbi, André N Pitaluga, Rod J Dillon, Yara M Traub-Csekö Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:12 (11 January 2013)

Driving forces for changes in geographical distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks in Europe

Jolyon M Medlock, Kayleigh M Hansford, Antra Bormane, Marketa Derdakova, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Jean-Claude George, Irina Golovljova, Thomas GT Jaenson, Jens-Kjeld Jensen, Per M Jensen, Maria Kazimirova, José A Oteo, Anna Papa, Kurt Pfister, Olivier Plantard, Sarah E Randolph, Annapaola Rizzoli, Maria Margarida Santos-Silva, Hein Sprong, Laurence Vial, Guy Hendrickx, Herve Zeller, Wim Van Bortel Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:1(2 January 2013)

2012

Acaricidal activity of ethanolic extract from aerial parts of Tagetes patula L. (Asteraceae) against larvae and engorged adult females of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806)

Flávio Augusto Sanches Politi, Glyn Mara Figueira, Andréa Mendez Araújo, Bruno Rodrigues Sampieri, Maria Izabel Camargo Mathias, Matias Pablo Juan Szabó, Gervásio Henrique Bechara, Lourdes Campaner dos Santos, Wagner Vilegas, Rosemeire Cristina Linhari Rodrigues Pietro Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:295 (17 December 2012)

Circumstantial evidence for an increase in the total number and activity of borrelia-infected ixodes ricinus in the Netherlands

Hein Sprong, Agnetha Hofhuis, Fedor Gassner, Willem Takken, Frans Jacobs, Arnold J van Vliet, Marijn van Ballegooijen, Joke van der Giessen, Katsuhisa Takumi Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:294 (17 December 2012)

New species of Ehrlichia isolated from Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus shows an ortholog of the E. canis major immunogenic glycoprotein gp36 with a new sequence of tandem repeats

Alejandro Cabezas Cruz, Erich Zweygarth, Mucio Flavio Barbosa Ribeiro, Julia Angelica Gonçalves da Silveira, Jose de la Fuente, Libor Grubhoffer, James J Valdés, Lygia Maria Friche Passos Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:291 (11 December 2012)

Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in rodents in an area with sympatric existence of the hard ticks Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus, Germany

Cornelia Silaghi, Dietlinde Woll, Monia Mahling, Kurt Pfister, Martin Pfeffer Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:285 (7 December 2012)

Diagnostic accuracy of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for detection of Leishmania DNA in buffy coat from visceral leishmaniasis patients

Md Gulam Khan, Khondaker Rifat Bhaskar, Md Abdus Salam, Tania Akther, Gerd Pluschke, Dinesh Mondal Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:280 (3 December 2012)

Leishmania development in sand flies: parasite-vector interactions overview

Anna Dostálová, Petr Volf Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:276 (3 December 2012)

Abundance of Ixodes ricinus and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in the nature reserve Siebengebirge, Germany, in comparison to three former studies from 1978 onwards

Alexandra Schwarz, Václav Hönig, Zuzana Vavrušková, Libor Grubhoffer, Carsten Balczun, Antje Albring, Günter A Schaub Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:268 (21 November 2012)

Resistance to visceral leishmaniasis is severely compromised in mice deficient of bradykinin B2-receptors

Dirlei Nico, Daniel Feijó, Naiara Maran, Alexandre Morrot, Julio Scharfstein, Marcos Palatnik, Clarisa Palatnik-de-Sousa Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:261 (14 November 2012)

Cross-reactions of sera from dogs infected with Angiostrongylus vasorum in commercially available Dirofilaria immitis test kits

Manuela Schnyder, Peter Deplazes Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:258 (13 November 2012)

Key factors influencing canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in the United States

Heidi E Brown, Laura C Harrington, Phillip E Kaufman, Tanja McKay, Dwight D Bowman, C Thomas Nelson, Dongmei Wang, Robert Lund Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:245 (30 October 2012)

Ixodes scapularis saliva mitigates inflammatory cytokine secretion during Anaplasma phagocytophilum stimulation of immune cells

Gang Chen, Maiara S Severo, Mohammad Sohail, Olivia S Sakhon, Stephen K Wikel, Michail Kotsyfakis, Joao HF Pedra Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:229 (10 October 2012)

Detection of Leishmania parasites in the testis of a dog affected by orchitis: case report

Laura Manna, Orlando Paciello, Rossella Morte, Angelo Gravino Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:216 (28 September 2012)

Attraction of the cutaneous leishmaniasis vector Nyssomyia neivai (Diptera: Psychodidae) to host odour components in a wind tunnel

Mara C Pinto, Daniel P Bray, Alvaro E Eiras, Henrique P Carvalheira, Camila P Puertas Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:210 (25 September 2012)

Evaluation of the efficacy of topically administered imidacloprid + pyriproxyfen and orally administered spinosad against cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis): Impact of treated dogs on flea life stages in a simulated home environment

Douglas H. Ross, Robert G. Arther, Cristiano von Simson, Veronica Doyle, Michael W. Dryden Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:192 (7 September 2012)

Babesia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in questing ticks, ticks parasitizing rodents and the parasitized rodents – Analyzing the host-pathogen-vector interface in a metropolitan area

Cornelia Silaghi, Dietlinde Woll, Dietmar Hamel, Kurt Pfister, Monia Mahling, Martin Pfeffer Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:191 (5 September 2012)

Serological and molecular survey of Leishmania parasites in apparently healthy dogs in the West Bank, Palestine

Omar Hamarsheh, Abedalmajeed Nasereddin, Safa Damaj, SamIr Sawalha, Hanan Al-Jawabreh, Kifaya Azmi, Ahmad Amro, Suheir Ereqat, Ziad Abdeen, Amer Al-Jawabreh Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:184 (31 August 2012)

Courtship behaviour of Phlebotomus papatasi the sand fly vector of cutaneous leishmaniasis

Ifhem Chelbi, DP Bray, JGC Hamilton Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:179 (30 August 2012)

Prevalence of tick borne encephalitis virus in tick nymphs in relation to climatic factors on the southern coast of Norway

Ashild Andreassen, Solveig Jore, Piotr Cuber, Susanne Dudman, Torstein Tengs, Ketil Isaksen, Hans Olav Hygen, Hildegunn Viljugrein, Gabriel Anestad, Preben Ottesen, Kirsti Vainio Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:177 (22 August 2012)

Li-Lian Chao, Li-Ling Liu, Chien-Ming Shih

Li-Lian Chao, Li-Ling Liu, Chien-Ming Shih Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:167 (10 August 2012)

Proteinases as virulence factors in Leishmania spp. infection in mammals

Mariana Silva-Almeida, Bernardo Acácio Pereira, Michelle Ribeiro-Guimarães, Carlos Alves Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:160 (7 August 2012)

Prevalence and diversity of Babesia spp. in questing Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway

Oivind Oines, Jana Radzijevskaja, Algimantas Paulauskas, Olav Rosef Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:156 (4 August 2012)

Prophylactic treatment of flea-infested cats with an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar to forestall infection with Dipylidium caninum

Josephus J Fourie, Dionne Crafford, Ivan G Horak, Dorothee Stanneck Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:151 (27 July 2012)

A multi-level analysis of the relationship between environmental factors and questing Ixodes ricinus dynamics in Belgium

Sen Li, Paul Heyman, Christel Cochez, Leopold Simons, Sophie O Vanwambeke Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:149 (25 July 2012)

Significance of bacteria in oviposition and larval development of the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis

Kamila Peterkova-Koci, Maricela Robles-Murguia, Marcelo Ramalho-Ortigao, Ludek Zurek Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:145 (24 July 2012)

Participation of heparin binding proteins from the surface of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis promastigotes in the adhesion of parasites to Lutzomyia longipalpis cells (Lulo) in vitro

Luzia M de Castro Côrtes, Mirian C de Souza Pereira, Franklin S da Silva, Bernardo AS Pereira, Francisco O de Oliveira, Renata O de Araújo Soares, Reginaldo O Brazil, Leny Toma, Carolina M Vicente, Helena B Nader, Maria de Fátima Madeira, Felio J Bello, Carlos R Alves Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:142 (17 July 2012)

First analysis of the secretome of the canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis

James F Geary, Mohamed Z Satti, Yovany Moreno, Nicole Madrill, Doug Whitten, Selwyn A Headley, Dalen Agnew, Timothy G Geary, Charles D Mackenzie Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:140 (10 July 2012)

Survey of Borreliae in ticks, canines, and white-tailed deer from Arkansas, U.S.A.

Rebecca T Trout Fryxell, C Dayton Steelman, Allen L Szalanski, Ken L Kvamme, Peggy M Billingsley, Philip C Williamson Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:139 (10 July 2012)

Heartworms, macrocyclic lactones, and the specter of resistance to prevention in the United States

Dwight D Bowman Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:138 (9 July 2012)

CO2 flagging - an improved method for the collection of questing ticks

Calin M Gherman, Andrei D Mihalca, Mirabela O Dumitrache, Adriana Györke, Ioan Oroian, Mignon Sandor, Vasile Cozma Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:125 (21 June 2012)

First report of canine ocular thelaziosis by Thelazia callipaeda in Portugal

Lisete Vieira, Filipa T Rodrigues, Álvaro Costa, Duarte Diz-Lopes, João Machado, Teresa Coutinho, Joana Tuna, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Luís Cardoso, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:124 (21 June 2012)

Tongue nodules in canine leishmaniosis - a case report

Carlos Viegas, João Requicha, Carlos Albuquerque, Teresa Sargo, João Machado, Isabel Dias, Maria A Pires, Lenea Campino, Luís Cardoso Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:120 (15 June 2012)

Natural infection of Didelphis aurita (Mammalia: Marsupialia) with Leishmania infantum in Brazil

João CA Carreira, Alba V Machado da Silva, Daniela de Pita Pereira, Reginaldo P Brazil Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:111 (7 June 2012)

The life cycle of Trypanosoma (Nannomonas) congolense in the tsetse fly

Lori Peacock, Simon Cook, Vanessa Ferris, Mick Bailey, Wendy Gibson Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:109 (7 June 2012)

Efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar against fleas, ticks, mites and lice on dogs

Dorothee Stanneck, Eva M Kruedewagen, Josephus J Fourie, Ivan G Horak, Wendell Davis, Klemens J Krieger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:102 (30 May 2012)

Evidence of mosquito-transmitted flavivirus circulation in piedmont, north-western Italy

Francesco Cerutti, Mario Giacobini, Andrea Mosca, Ivan Grasso, Luisa Rambozzi, Luca Rossi, Luigi Bertolotti Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:99 (22 May 2012)

Detection of Leishmania infantum DNA mainly in Rhipicephalus sanguineus male ticks removed from dogs living in endemic areas of canine leishmaniosis

Laia Solano-Gallego, Luca Rossi, Anna Maria Scroccaro, Fabrizio Montarsi, Marco Caldin, Tommaso Furlanello, Michele Trotta Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:98 (21 May 2012)

Sequence analysis of the 3'-untranslated region of HSP70 (type I) genes in the genus Leishmania: its usefulness as a molecular marker for species identification

Jose M Requena, Carmen Chicharro, Lineth García, Rudy Parrado, Concepción J Puerta, Carmen Cañavate Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:87 (28 April 2012)

Therapeutic efficacy of milbemycin oxime/praziquantel oral formulation (Milbemax®) against Thelazia callipaeda in naturally infested dogs and cats

Bruna Motta, Manuela Schnyder, Fabrizio Basano, Fabio Nägeli, Catherine Nägeli, Brigitte Schiessl, Egidio Mallia, Riccardo P Lia, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:85 (27 April 2012)

Efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar against fleas and ticks on cats

Dorothee Stanneck, Eva M Kruedewagen, Josephus J Fourie, Ivan G Horak, Wendell Davis, Klemens J Krieger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:82 (27 April 2012)

Efficacy of slow-release collar formulations of imidacloprid/flumethrin and deltamethrin and of spot-on formulations of fipronil/(s) - methoprene, dinotefuran/pyriproxyfen/permethrin and (s) -methoprene/amitraz/fipronil against Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Ctenocephalides felis felis on dogs

Ivan G Horak, Josephus J Fourie, Dorothee Stanneck Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:79 (22 April 2012)

Molecular xenomonitoring of Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in mosquitoes from north-eastern Italy by real-time PCR coupled with melting curve analysis

Maria STEFANIA Latrofa, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Giada Annoscia, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Silvia Ravagnan, Gioia Capelli, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:76 (20 April 2012)

Prevalence of canine leishmaniasis in Beichuan County, Sichuan, China and phylogenetic evidence for an undescribed Leishmania sp. in China based on 7SL RNA

Ke Sun, Wang Guan, Jian-Guo Zhang, Ya-Jing Wang, Yu Tian, Lin Liao, Bin-Bin Yang, Da-Li Chen, Jian-Ping Chen Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:75 (19 April 2012)

Prevalence of Neoehrlichia mikurensis in ticks and rodents from North-west Europe

Setareh Jahfari, Manoj Fonville, Paul Hengeveld, Chantal Reusken, Ernst-Jan Scholte, Willem Takken, Paul Heyman, Jolyon Medlock, Dieter Heylen, Jenny Kleve, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:74 (19 April 2012)

The synergistic action of imidacloprid and flumethrin and their release kinetics from collars applied for ectoparasite control in dogs and cats

Dorothee Stanneck, Ulrich Ebbinghaus-Kintscher, Eva Schoenhense, Eva M Kruedewagen, Andreas Turberg, Andrew Leisewitz, Wolfgang Jiritschka, Klemens J Krieger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:73 (12 April 2012)

First report of venereal and vertical transmission of canine leishmaniosis from naturally infected dogs in Germany

Torsten J Naucke, Susanne Lorentz Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:67 (1 April 2012)

Evaluation of the long-term efficacy and safety of an imidacloprid 10%/flumethrin 4.5% polymer matrix collar (Seresto®) in dogs and cats naturally infested with fleas and/or ticks in multicentre clinical field studies in Europe

Dorothee Stanneck, Julia Rass, Isabel Radeloff, Eva Kruedewagen, Christophe Le Sueur, Klaus Hellmann, Klemens Krieger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:66 (31 March 2012)

Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in apparently healthy and CVBD-suspect dogs in Portugal - a national serological study

Luis Cardoso, Claudio Mendao, Luis Madeira de Carvalho Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:62 (27 March 2012)

Occurrence and identification of risk areas of Ixodes ricinus-borne pathogens: a cost-effectiveness analysis in north-eastern Italy

Gioia Capelli, Silvia Ravagnan, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Stefania Cazzin, Elena Porcellato, Amira M Babiker, Rudi Cassini, Annalisa Salviato, Giovanni Cattoli, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:61 (27 March 2012)

Current situation of Leishmania infantum infection in shelter dogs in northern Spain

Guadalupe Miro, Rocio Checa, Ana Montoya, Leticia Hernandez, Diana Dado, Rosa Galvez Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:60 (27 March 2012)

Vector-Borne Diseases - constant challenge for practicing veterinarians: recommendations from the CVBD World Forum

Gad Baneth, Patrick Bourdeau, Gilles Bourdoiseau, Dwight Bowman, Edward Breitschwerdt, Gioia Capelli, Luis Cardoso, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Michael Day, Jean-Pierre Dedet, Gerhard Dobler, Lluis Ferrer, Peter Irwin, Volkhard Kempf, Barbara Kohn, Michael Lappin, Susan Little, Ricardo Maggi, Guadalupe Miro, Torsten Naucke, Gaetano Oliva, Domenico Otranto, Banie Penzhorn, Martin Pfeffer, Xavier Roura, Angel Sainz, Susan Shaw, SungShik Shin, Laia Solano-Gallego, Reinhard Straubinger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:55 (20 March 2012)

Insecticide susceptibility status of Phlebotomus (Paraphlebotomus) sergenti and Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus) papatasi in endemic foci of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Morocco

Chafika Faraj, Souad Ouahabi, El Bachir Adlaoui, Mohammed El Elkohli, Lhousseine Lakraa, Mohammed El Rhazi, Btissam Ameur Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:51 (19 March 2012)

First case of Anaplasma platys infection in a dog from Croatia

Viktor Dyachenko, Nikola Pantchev, Hans-Joerg Balzer, Ariane Meyersen, Reinhard K. Straubinger Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:49 (9 March 2012)

Insecticide resistance in the sand fly, Phlebotomus papatasi from Khartoum State, Sudan

Mo'awia MUKHTAR Hassan, Sally OSMAN Widaa, Osman MOHIELDIN Osman, Mona SIDDIG MOHAMMED Numiary, Mihad ABDELAAL Ibrahim, Hind MOHAMMED Abushama Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:46 (7 March 2012)

West Nile virus vector Culex modestus established in southern England

Nick Golding, Miles A Nunn, Jolyon M Medlock, Bethan V Purse, Alexander GC Vaux, Stefanie M Schäfer Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:32 (9 February 2012)

Current epidemiological profile and features of visceral leishmaniasis in People's Republic of China

Jun-Yun Wang, Gang Cui, Hai-tang Chen, Xiao-nong Zhou, Chun-Hua Gao, Yue-Tao Yang Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:31 (9 February 2012)

Seroprevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia ewingii in dogs in North America

Melissa J Beall, A Rick Alleman, Ed B Breitschwerdt, Leah A Cohn, C Guillermo Couto, Michael W Dryden, Lynn C Guptill, Cristina Iazbik, Stephen A Kania, Patty Lathan, Susan E Little, Alma Roy, Katherine A Sayler, Brett A Stillman, Elizabeth G Welles, Wendy Wolfson, Michael J Yabsley Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:29 (8 February 2012)

The transmission of Leishmania infantum chagasi by the bite of the Lutzomyia longipalpis to two different vertebrates

Nagila FC Secundino, Vanessa C de Freitas, Carolina C Monteiro, Ana-Clara AM Pires, Bruna A David, Paulo FP Pimenta Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:20 (19 January 2012)

First report on the occurrence of Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia raoultii in Dermacentor silvarum in China

Zhan-Cheng Tian, Guang-Yuan Liu, Hui Shen, Jun-Ren Xie, Jin Luo, Mei-Yuan Tian Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:19 (19 January 2012)

SYBR Green-based Real-Time PCR targeting kinetoplast DNA can be used to discriminate between the main etiologic agents of Brazilian cutaneous and visceral leishmaniases

Daniela Pita-Pereira, Rachel Lins, Marcia P Oliveira, Rosimar B Lima, Bernardo AS Pereira, Otacilio C Moreira, Reginaldo P Brazil, Constança Britto Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:15 (12 January 2012)

A dysflagellar mutant of Leishmania (Viannia) braziliensis isolated from a cutaneous leishmaniasis patient

Rogéria C Zauli, Jenicer KU Yokoyama-Yasunaka, Danilo C Miguel, Alexandre S Moura, Ledice IA Pereira, Ildefonso A da Silva, Lucianna GN Lemes, Miriam L Dorta, Milton AP de Oliveira, André N Pitaluga, Edna AY Ishikawa, Juliany CF Rodrigues, Yara M Traub-Cseko, A Bijovsky, Fátima Ribeiro-Dias, Silvia RB Uliana Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:11 (11 January 2012)

Changes in the geographical distribution and abundance of the tick Ixodes ricinus during the past 30 years in Sweden

Thomas GT Jaenson, David GE Jaenson, Lars Eisen, Erik Petersson, Elisabet Lindgren Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:8 (10 January 2012)

Real-time PCR of the mammalian hydroxymethylbilane synthase (HMBS) gene for analysis of flea (Ctenocephalides felis) feeding patterns on dogs

Chengming Wang, Jane Mount, Jamie Butler, Dongya Gao, Euisun Jung, Byron L Blagburn, Bernhard Kaltenboeck Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:4 (4 January 2012)

On a Cercopithifilaria sp. transmitted by Rhipicephalus sanguineus: a neglected, but widespread filarioid of dogs

Domenico Otranto, Emanuele Brianti, Maria Latrofa, Giada Annoscia, Stefania Weigl, Riccardo Lia, Gabriella Gaglio, Ettore Napoli, Salvatore Giannetto, Elias Papadopoulos, Guadalupe Mirò, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Odile Bain Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:1 (3 January 2012)

2011

A possible role for Phlebotomus (Anaphlebotomus) rodhaini (Parrot, 1930) in transmission of Leishmania donovani

Dia-Eldin A Elnaiem, Hassan K Hassan, Omran F Osman, Rhayza DC Maingon, Robert Killick-Kendrick, Richard D Ward Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:238 (21 December 2011)

Spatio-temporal patterns of distribution of West Nile virus vectors in eastern Piedmont Region, Italy

Donal Bisanzio, Mario Giacobini, Luigi Bertolotti, Andrea Mosca, Luca Balbo, Uriel Kitron, Gonzalo M Vazquez-Prokopec Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:230 (9 December 2011)

Distribution of Rickettsia rickettsii in ovary cells of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille1806) (Acari: Ixodidae)

Luís da Silva Costa, Pablo Nunes, João Soares, Marcelo Labruna, Maria Camargo-Mathias Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:222 (25 November 2011)

Lulo cell line derived from Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae): a novel model to assay Leishmania spp. and vector interaction

Luzia MC Côrtes, Roger MM Silva, Bernardo AS Pereira, Camila Guerra, Angela C Zapata, Felio J Bello, Léa C Finkelstein, Maria F Madeira, Reginaldo P Brazil, Suzana Côrte-Real, Carlos R Alves Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:216 (14 November 2011)

Molecular evidence of Rickettsia felis infection in dogs from northern territory, Australia

Sze-Fui Hii, Steven R Kopp, Mary F Thompson, Caroline A O'Leary, Robert L Rees, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:198 (11 October 2011)

One Health: The global challenge of epidemic and endemic leishmaniasis

Clarisa B Palatnik-de-Sousa, Michael J Day Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:197 (10 October 2011)

Towards an integrated approach in surveillance of vector-borne diseases in Europe

Marieta Braks, Joke van der Giessen, Mirjam Kretzschmar, Wifrid van Pelt, Ernst-Jan Scholte, Chantal Reusken, Hervé Zeller, Wim van Bortel, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:192 (3 October 2011)

Effects of temperature on the transmission of Yersinia Pestis by the flea, Xenopsylla Cheopis, in the late phase period

Anna M Schotthoefer, Scott W Bearden, Jennifer L Holmes, Sara M Vetter, John A Montenieri, Shanna K Williams, Christine B Graham, Michael E Woods, Rebecca J Eisen, Kenneth L Gage Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:191 (29 September 2011)

Characterization of simple sequence repeats (SSRs) from Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) expressed sequence tags (ESTs)

Omar Hamarsheh, Ahmad Amro Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:189 (29 September 2011)

First report in italy of the exotic mosquito species Aedes (Finlaya) koreicus, a potential vector of arboviruses and filariae

Gioia Capelli, Andrea Drago, Simone Martini, Fabrizio Montarsi, Mauro Soppelsa, Nicola Delai, Silvia Ravagnan, Luca Mazzon, Francis Schaffner, Alexander Mathis, Marco Di Luca, Roberto Romi, Francesca Russo Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:188 (28 September 2011)

Implication of haematophagous arthropod salivary proteins in host-vector interactions

Albin Fontaine, Ibrahima Diouf, Nawal Bakkali, Dorothée Missé, Frédéric Pagès, Thierry Fusai, Christophe Rogier, Lionel Almeras Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:187 (28 September 2011)

Anaplasmataceae and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in the sand lizard Lacerta agilis and co-infection of these bacteria in hosted Ixodes ricinus ticks

Anna Ekner, Krzysztof Dudek, Zofia Sajkowska, Viktória Majláthová, Igor Majláth, Piotr Tryjanowski Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:182 (20 September 2011)

Efficacy of imidacloprid + moxidectin and selamectin topical solutions against the KS1 Ctenocephalides felis flea strain infesting cats

Michael W Dryden, Patricia A Payne, Vicki Smith, Joe Hostetler Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:174 (13 September 2011)

The prevalence of canine Leishmania infantum infection in Sichuan Province, southwestern China detected by real time PCR

Li-min Shang, Wei-ping Peng, Hong-tao Jin, Ding Xu, Ni-na Zhong, Wen-long Wang, You-xi Wu, Quan Liu Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:173 (12 September 2011)

Identification of the HSP70-II gene in Leishmania braziliensis HSP70 locus: genomic organization and UTRs characterization

César A Ramírez, José M Requena, Concepción J Puerta Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:166 (26 August 2011)

Genetic variants of Anaplasma phagocytophilum from 14 equine granulocytic anaplasmosis cases

Cornelia Silaghi, Gabriele Liebisch, Kurt Pfister Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:161 (16 August 2011)

First detection of Leishmania killicki (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) in Ctenodactylus gundi (Rodentia, Ctenodactylidae), a possible reservoir of human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia

Kaouther Jaouadi, Najoua Haouas, Dhekra Chaara, Mohamed Gorcii, Najla Chargui, Denis Augot, Francine Pratlong, Jean-Pierre Dedet, Selim Ettlijani, Habib Mezhoud, Hamouda Babba Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:159 (11 August 2011)

Description of evandromyia spelunca, a new phlebotomine species of the cortelezzii complex, from a cave in Minas Gerais State, Brazil (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae)

Gustavo ML Carvalho, Reginaldo P Brazil, Cristiani C Sanguinette, José D Andrade Filho Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:158 (9 August 2011)

Leishmania infantum HSP70-II null mutant as candidate vaccine against leishmaniasis: a preliminary evaluation

Javier Carrión, Cristina Folgueira, Manuel Soto, Manuel Fresno, Jose M Requena Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:150 (27 July 2011)

Thelazia callipaeda: infection in dogs: a new parasite for Spain

Guadalupe Miró, Ana Montoya, Leticia Hernández, Diana Dado, María Vázquez, Marta Benito, Manuel Villagrasa, Emanuelle Brianti, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:148 (27 July 2011)

Hippobosca longipennis - a potential intermediate host of a species of Acanthocheilonema in dogs in northern India

Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Glen T Coleman, Peter J Irwin, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:143 (22 July 2011)

A survey of canine tick-borne diseases in India

Puteri Azaziah Abd Rani, Peter J Irwin, Glen T Coleman, Mukulesh Gatne, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:141 (19 July 2011)

Fleas as parasites of the family Canidae

Gerhard Dobler, Martin Pfeffer Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:139 (18 July 2011)

Occurrence of Babesia spp., Rickettsia spp. and Bartonella spp. in Ixodes ricinus in Bavarian public parks, Germany

Sabine Schorn, Kurt Pfister, Holger Reulen, Monia Mahling, Cornelia Silaghi Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:135 (15 July 2011)

Fibrinogen-related proteins in ixodid ticks

Jan Sterba, Jarmila Dupejova, Miroslav Fiser, Marie Vancova, Libor Grubhoffer Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:127 (5 July 2011)

Colonization of Phlebotomus papatasi changes the effect of pre-immunization with saliva from lack of protection towards protection against experimental challenge with Leishmania major and saliva

Sami Ben Hadj Ahmed, Belhassen Kaabi, Ifhem Chelbi, Saifeddine Cherni, Mohamed Derbali, Dhafer Laouini, Elyes Zhioua Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:126 (4 July 2011)

Feeding behaviour of potential vectors of West Nile virus in Senegal

Assane G Fall, Amadou Diaïté, Renaud Lancelot, Annelise Tran, Valérie Soti, Eric Etter, Lassana Konaté, Ousmane Faye, Jérémy Bouyer Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:99 (8 June 2011)

LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis

Laia Solano-Gallego, Guadalupe Miró, Alek Koutinas, Luis Cardoso, Maria Pennisi, Luis Ferrer, Patrick Bourdeau, Gaetano Oliva, Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:86 (20 May 2011)

Multi-source analysis reveals latitudinal and altitudinal shifts in range of Ixodes ricinus at its northern distribution limit

Solveig Jore, Hildegunn Viljugrein, Merete Hofshagen, Hege Brun-Hansen, Anja B Kristoffersen, Karin Nygård, Edgar Brun, Preben Ottesen, Bente K Sævik, Bjørnar Ytrehus Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:84 (19 May 2011)

The paratransgenic sand fly: A platform for control of Leishmania transmission

Ivy Hurwitz, Heidi Hillesland, Annabeth Fieck, Pradeep Das, Ravi Durvasula Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:82 (19 May 2011)

Acoustic signals in the sand fly Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Diptera: Psychodidae)

Felipe M Vigoder, Nataly A Souza, Alexandre A Peixoto Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:76 (13 May 2011)

The distribution of potential West Nile virus vectors, Culex pipiens pipiens and Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae), in Mexico City

Alvaro Diaz-Badillo, Bethany G Bolling, Gerardo Perez-Ramirez, Chester G Moore, Jorge P Martinez-Munoz, America A Padilla-Viveros, Minerva Camacho-Nuez, Alfonso Diaz-Perez, Barry J Beaty, Maria de Lourdes Munoz Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:70 (9 May 2011)

The prevalence of canine Leishmania infantum infection in western China detected by PCR and serological tests

Jun-Yun Wang, Yu Ha, Chun-Hua Gao, Yong Wang, Yue-Tao Yang, Hai-Tang Chen Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:69 (9 May 2011)

Functional characterization of two defensin isoforms of the hard tick Ixodes ricinus

Tereza Chrudimská, Jiřina Slaninová, Nataliia Rudenko, Daniel Růžek, Libor Grubhoffer Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:63 (19 April 2011)

Absence of zoonotic Bartonella species in questing ticks: First detection of Bartonella clarridgeiae and Rickettsia felis in cat fleas in the Netherlands

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Manoj Fonville, Fedor Gassner, Ard M Nijhof, Emil KE Hovius, Frans Jongejan, Willem Takken, Johan R Reimerink, Paul AM Overgaauw, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:61 (18 April 2011)

Tick-borne encephalitis virus in dogs - is this an issue?

Martin Pfeffer, Gerhard Dobler Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:59 (13 April 2011)

Canine leishmaniosis and its relationship to human visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Uzbekistan

Dmitriy A Kovalenko, Shavkat A Razakov, Evgeny N Ponirovsky, Alon Warburg, Rokhat M Nasyrova, Valentina I Ponomareva, Aziza A Fatullaeva, Abdelmajeed Nasereddin, Eyal Klement, Mohammad Z Alam, Lionel F Schnur, Charles L Jaffe, Gabriele Schönian, Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:58 (13 April 2011)

Canine leishmaniasis: the key points for qPCR result interpretation

Verónica Martínez, Javier Quilez, Armand Sanchez, Xavier Roura, Olga Francino, Laura Altet Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:57 (13 April 2011)

Diagnosis of Hepatozoon canis in young dogs by cytology and PCR

Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Stefania Weigl, Maria Latrofa, Dorothee Stanneck, Donato Decaprariis, Gioia Capelli, Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:55 (13 April 2011)

Adhesion and host cell modulation: critical pathogenicity determinants of Bartonella henselae

Bettina Franz, Volkhard AJ Kempf Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:54 (13 April 2011)

Major prospects for exploring companion vector borne diseases and novel intervention methods using 'omic technologies

Robin B Gasser, Cinzia Cantacessi, Bronwyn E Campbell, Andreas Hofmann, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:53 (13 April 2011)

Infectivity to Phlebotomus perniciosus of dogs naturally parasitized with Leishmania infantum after different treatments

Guadalupe Miró, Rosa Gálvez, Cristeta Fraile, Miguel A Descalzo, Ricardo Molina Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:52 (13 April 2011)

Why is Southern African canine babesiosis so virulent? An evolutionary perspective

Barend L Penzhorn Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:51 (13 April 2011)

Babesiosis due to the canine Babesia microti-like small piroplasm in dogs - first report from Portugal and possible vertical transmission

Paula Simões, Luís Cardoso, Manuela Araújo, Yael Yisaschar-Mekuzas, Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:50 (13 April 2011)

One health: the importance of companion animal vector-borne diseases

Michael J Day Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:49 (13 April 2011)

Quantification of Leishmania infantum DNA in females, eggs and larvae of Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Maria Latrofa, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:56 (13 April 2011)

The immunopathology of companion vector-borne diseases

Michael J Day Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:48 (13 April 2011)

Dynamics of distribution and efficacy of different spot-on permethrin formulations in dogs artificially infested with Dermacentor reticulatus

Johanna Lüssenhop, Wolfgang Bäumer, Manfred Kietzmann, Thomas Schnieder, Sonja Wolken Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:45 (30 March 2011)

Zoonotic helminths affecting the human eye

Domenico Otranto, Mark L Eberhard Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:41 (23 March 2011)

Monitoring mosquitoes in urban Dar es Salaam: Evaluation of resting boxes, window exit traps, CDC light traps, Ifakara tent traps and human landing catches

Nicodem J Govella, Prosper P Chaki, John M Mpangile, Gerry F Killeen Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:40 (21 March 2011)

Gene discovery in Triatoma infestans

María L Avila, Valeria Tekiel, Georgina Moretti, Soledad Nicosia, Jacqueline Bua, Estela M Lammel, María M Stroppa, Nelia de Burgos, Daniel O Sánchez Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:39 (18 March 2011)

Colonization of Grande Comore Island by a lineage of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks

Amina Yssouf, Erwan Lagadec, Annabelle Bakari, Coralie Foray, Frédéric Stachurski, Eric Cardinale, Olivier Plantard, Pablo Tortosa Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:38 (17 March 2011)

Economic downturn results in tick-borne disease upsurge

Elinor R Godfrey, Sarah E Randolph Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:35 (15 March 2011)

Limitations of selective deltamethrin application for triatomine control in central coastal Ecuador

Mario J Grijalva, Anita G Villacís, Sofía Ocaña-Mayorga, César A Yumiseva, Esteban G Baus Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:20 (18 February 2011)

Small risk of developing symptomatic tick-borne diseases following a tick bite in the Netherlands

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Jac J Jacobs, Arno Swart, Manoj Fonville, Johan H Reimerink, Afke H Brandenburg, Joke WB van der Giessen, Agnetha Hofhuis, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:17 (10 February 2011)

Distribution of Leishmania major zymodemes in relation to populations of Phlebotomus papatasi sand flies

Omar Hamarsheh Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:9 (25 January 2011)

2010

Geographical distribution of American cutaneous leishmaniasis and its phlebotomine vectors (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil

Paloma Shimabukuro, Túllio da Silva, Frederico Fonseca, Luke Baton, Eunice Galati Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:121 (20 December 2010)

Dynamics of digestive proteolytic system during blood feeding of the hard tick Ixodes ricinus

Zdeněk Franta, Helena Frantová, Jitka Konvičková, Martin Horn, Daniel Sojka, Michael Mareš, Petr Kopáček Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:119 (14 December 2010)

Evaluation of rK-39 strip test using urine for diagnosis of visceral leishmaniasis in an endemic area in Bangladesh

Md Gulam Musawwir Khan, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, Milka Podder, Makoto Itoh, Kazi M Jamil, Rashidul Haque, Yukiko Wagatsuma Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:114 (26 November 2010)

Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ticks in Slovenia

Katja Smrdel, Mojca Serdt, Darja Duh, Nataša Knap, Tatjana Županc Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:102 (4 November 2010)

Study of house-level risk factors associated in the transmission of Indian Kala-azar

Shreekant Kesari, Gouri Bhunia, Vijay Kumar, Algarswamy Jeyaram, Alok Ranjan, Pradeep Das Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:94 (12 October 2010)

Occurrence and genetic variability of Phlebotomus papatasi in an urban area of southern Italy

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Maria Latrofa, Domenico Otranto Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:77 (25 August 2010)

PCR amplification of Bartonella koehlerae from human blood and enrichment blood cultures

Edward B Breitschwerdt, Ricardo G Maggi, B Robert Mozayeni, Barbara C Hegarty, Julie M Bradley, Patricia E Mascarelli Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:76 (24 August 2010)

Establishment of a minor groove binder-probe based quantitative real time PCR to detect Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and differentiation of Borrelia spielmanii by ospA-specific conventional PCR

Christina Strube, Victor M Montenegro, Christian Epe, Elke Eckelt, Thomas Schnieder Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:69 (10 August 2010)

Detection and prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Rickettsia helvetica in Ixodes ricinus ticks in seven study areas in Sweden

Kristofer Severinsson, Thomas G Jaenson, John Pettersson, Kerstin Falk, Kenneth Nilsson Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:66 (4 August 2010)

Canine and feline cardiopulmonary parasitic nematodes in Europe: emerging and underestimated

Donato Traversa, Angela Di Cesare, Gary Conboy Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:62 (23 July 2010)

Exotic Rickettsiae in Ixodes ricinus: fact or artifact?

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Manoj Fonville, Leo van Overbeek, Johan HJ Reimerink, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:54 (22 June 2010)

Role of sand lizards in the ecology of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases in the Netherlands

Ellen Tijsse-Klasen, Manoj Fonville, Johan HJ Reimerink, Annemarieke Spitzen - van der Sluijs, Hein Sprong Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:42 (14 May 2010)

One Health approach to identify research needs in bovine and human babesioses: workshop report

Adalberto A Pérez de León, Daniel A Strickman, Donald P Knowles, Durland Fish, Eileen Thacker, José de la Fuente, Peter J Krause, Stephen K Wikel, Ryan S Miller, Gale G Wagner, Consuelo Almazán, Robert Hillman, Matthew T Messenger, Paul O Ugstad, Roberta A Duhaime, Pete D Teel, Alfonso Ortega-Santos, David G Hewitt, Edwin J Bowers, Stephen J Bent, Matt H Cochran, Terry F McElwain, Glen A Scoles, Carlos E Suarez, Ronald Davey, Jeanne M Howell Freeman, Kimberly Lohmeyer, Andrew Y Li, Felix D Guerrero, Diane M Kammlah Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:36 (8 April 2010)

Emergence of zoonotic arboviruses by animal trade and migration

Martin Pfeffer, Gerhard Dobler Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:35 (8 April 2010)

Imported and travelling dogs as carriers of companion vector-borne pathogens in Germany

Brigitte Menn, Susanne Lorentz, Torsten J Naucke Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:34 (8 April 2010)

Experimental infection and co-infection of dogs with Anaplasma platys and Ehrlichia canis: hematologic, serologic and molecular findings

SD Gaunt, MJ Beall, BA Stillman, L Lorentzen, PPVP Diniz, R Chandrashekar, EB Breitschwerdt Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:33 (8 April 2010)

Comparison of selected companion vector-borne diseases between urban animal shelter and rural hunting dogs in Korea

Sun Lim, Peter J Irwin, SeungRyong Lee, MyungHwan Oh, KyuSung Ahn, BoYoung Myung, SungShik Shin Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:32 (8 April 2010)

Environmental risk mapping of canine leishmaniasis in France

Lise Chamaillé, Annelise Tran, Anne Meunier, Gilles Bourdoiseau, Paul Ready, Jean-Pierre Dedet Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:31 (8 April 2010)

A survey of canine filarial diseases of veterinary and public health significance in India

Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Peter J Irwin, Mukulesh Gatne, Glen T Coleman, Linda M McInnes, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:30 (8 April 2010)

Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii and Bartonella henselae bacteremia in a father and daughter with neurological disease

Edward B Breitschwerdt, Ricardo G Maggi, Paul M Lantos, Christopher W Woods, Barbara C Hegarty, Julie M Bradley Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:29 (8 April 2010)

Companion vector-borne diseases in India: a review of the literature and identification of existing knowledge gaps

Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Peter J Irwin, Mukulesh Gatne, Glen T Coleman, Rebecca J Traub Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:28 (8 April 2010)

Canine babesiosis in northern Portugal and molecular characterization of vector-borne co-infections

Luís Cardoso, Yael Yisaschar-Mekuzas, Filipa T Rodrigues, Álvaro Costa, João Machado, Duarte Diz-Lopes, Gad Baneth Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:27 (8 April 2010)

Biology and ecology of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Filipe Dantas-Torres Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:26 (8 April 2010)

Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in a leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) housed in a zoological park in north-eastern Italy

Sandro Mazzariol, Rudi Cassini, Laura Voltan, Luca Aresu, Antonio Frangipane di Regalbono Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:25 (8 April 2010)

Local impact of temperature and precipitation on West Nile virus infection in Culex species mosquitoes in northeast Illinois, USA

Marilyn O Ruiz, Luis F Chaves, Gabriel L Hamer, Ting Sun, William M Brown, Edward D Walker, Linn Haramis, Tony L Goldberg, Uriel D Kitron Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:19 (19 March 2010)

Synthetic sex pheromone attracts the leishmaniasis vector Lutzomyia longipalpis to experimental chicken sheds treated with insecticide

Daniel P Bray, Graziella B Alves, Maria E Dorval, Reginaldo P Brazil, J GC Hamilton Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:16 (11 March 2010)

Scientometric analysis of the world-wide research efforts concerning Leishmaniasis

K Al-Mutawakel, C Scutaru, A Shami, M Sakr, DA Groneberg, D Quarcoo Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:14 (4 March 2010)

Simplified molecular detection of Leishmania parasites in various clinical samples from patients with leishmaniasis

Claire M Mugasa, Thierry Laurent, Gerard J Schoone, Frank L Basiye, Alfarazdeg A Saad, Sayda el Safi, Piet A Kager, Henk DFH Schallig Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:13 (2 March 2010)

Attracting, trapping and killing disease-transmitting mosquitoes using odor-baited stations - The Ifakara Odor-Baited Stations

Fredros O Okumu, Edith P Madumla, Alex N John, Dickson W Lwetoijera, Robert D Sumaye Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:12 (1 March 2010)

Natural infection of the sand fly Phlebotomus kazeruni by Trypanosoma species in Pakistan

Hirotomo Kato, Hiroshi Uezato, Hiroshi Sato, Abdul M Bhutto, Farooq R Soomro, Javed H Baloch, Hiroyuki Iwata, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:10 (25 February 2010)

Further studies on the phlebotomine sandflies of the kala-azar endemic lowlands of Humera-Metema (north-west Ethiopia) with observations on their natural blood meal sources

Teshome Gebre-Michael, Meshesha Balkew, Nega Berhe, Asrat Hailu, Yalemtsehay Mekonnen Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:6 (3 February 2010)

Chicken blood provides a suitable meal for the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis and does not inhibit Leishmania development in the gut

Mauricio RV Sant'Anna, Alexandre Nascimento, Bruce Alexander, Erin Dilger, Reginaldo R Cavalcante, Hector M Diaz-Albiter, Paul A Bates, Rod J Dillon Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:3 (11 January 2010)

Canine and feline vector-borne diseases in Italy: current situation and perspectives

Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:2 (11 January 2010)

2009

Inhibition of trypsin expression in Lutzomyia longipalpis using RNAi enhances the survival of Leishmania

Mauricio RV Sant'Anna, Hector Diaz-Albiter, Murad Mubaraki, Rod J Dillon, Paul A Bates Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:62 (9 December 2009)

A zoonotic focus of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Wossenseged Lemma, Girume Erenso, Endalamaw Gadisa, Meshesha Balkew, Teshome Gebre-Michael, Asrat Hailu Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:60 (2 December 2009)

Identification of the sex pheromone of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz & Neiva, 1912) (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Asunción, Paraguay

Reginaldo P Brazil, Norath Caballero, James Hamilton Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:51 (2 November 2009)

Blood feeding by the Rocky Mountain spotted fever vector, Dermacentor andersoni, induces interleukin-4 expression by cognate antigen responding CD4+ T cells

Venkata D Boppana, Saravanan Thangamani, Francisco J Alarcon-Chaidez, Adam J Adler, Stephen K Wikel Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:47 (8 October 2009)

Ixodes ricinus ticks are reservoir hosts for Rickettsia helvetica and potentially carry flea-borne Rickettsia species

Hein Sprong, Peter R Wielinga, Manoj Fonville, Chantal Reusken, Afke H Brandenburg, Fred Borgsteede, Cor Gaasenbeek, Joke WB van der Giessen Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:41 (4 September 2009)

'ONE HEALTH' and parasitology

Bruce Kaplan, Laura H Kahn, Thomas P Monath, Jack Woodall Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:36 (12 August 2009)

Experimental evaluation of insecticidal paints against Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), under natural climatic conditions

Ivana Amelotti, Silvia S Catalá, David E Gorla Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:30 (8 July 2009)

Role of the domestic dog as a reservoir host of Leishmania donovani in eastern Sudan

Mo'awia M Hassan, Omran F Osman, Fathi MA El-Raba'a, Henk DFH Schallig, Dia-Eldin A Elnaiem Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:26 (17 June 2009)

Multi-function oxidases are responsible for the synergistic interactions occurring between repellents and insecticides in mosquitoes

Julien Bonnet, Cédric Pennetier, Stéphane Duchon, Bruno Lapied, Vincent Corbel Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:17 (16 April 2009)

Loop-mediated isothermal amplification applied to filarial parasites detection in the mosquito vectors: Dirofilaria immitis as a study model

Hiroka Aonuma, Aya Yoshimura, Namal Perera, Naoaki Shinzawa, Hironori Bando, Sugao Oshiro, Bryce Nelson, Shinya Fukumoto, Hirotaka Kanuka Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:15 (15 March 2009)

Epicuticular lipids induce aggregation in Chagas disease vectors

Alicia Figueiras, Juan R Girotti, Sergio J Mijailovsky, M Patricia Juárez Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:8 (27 January 2009)

Phlebotomus (Euphlebotomus) barguesae n. sp. from Thailand (Diptera – Psychodidae)

Jérôme Depaquit, Frédérique Muller, Nicole Léger Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:5 (8 January 2009)

Review of "Ticks: Biology, Disease and Control" by Alan Bowman & Patricia Nuttall (eds.)

Alan R Walker Parasites & Vectors 2009, 2:1 (5 January 2009)


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