Monthly Archives: January 2022
A recent study has identified helminth eggs during the excavation of a 7th century BCE (Iron Age) cesspit in Southern Jerusalem has provided the earliest evidence of human parasite infections in the region, and expands our understanding of the origins and dispersal of parasites in the ancient world.
Today, we kick off a series of blog articles written by guest authors publishing in The LCNTDR Collection: Advances in scientific research for NTD control in Parasites and Vectors. We are delighted to start this series with an article by Niamh Murphy discussing her paper on the Assessing antibody decline after chemotherapy of early Chagas disease patients.
Parasitology and Conservation: what parasites can tell us about endangered species and their management. The case of the Eurasian Lynx in Germany.
A recent study on intestinal and pulmonary parasite population of the re-introduced, endangered Eurasian lynx in Germany reveals useful insights into the health and ecology of the wild Eurasian lynx population in the Harz Mountains, and serves as a baseline study for future monitoring surveys to support lynx wildlife conservation efforts in Europe.