The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS) developed a detailed description of diagnostic criteria for scabies. This criteria was recently validated in a community study in Liberia.
A recent study shows how disruption of the mosquito doublesex gene affects the courtship songs produced by females.
The Odile Bain Memorial Prize recognizes early career scientists who have made significant contributions to the medical and veterinary parasitology fields, in memory of an exceptional and inspiring female scientist.
Heartworm infection is already prevalent in wolves that have recolonized the known heartworm-endemic area in Northern Italy.
In this tragical year of 2020, Krisztian Magori highlights how we might just have gotten lucky with mosquitoes and West Nile virus in North America and Europe.
The malaria parasite’s gametocyte-stage has been demonstrated in the field to heavily manipulate the blood-seeking behaviour of vector mosquitoes through increasing the appeal of biting an infected host.