Monthly Archives: June 2011

A new series on vector-borne canine parasites

In April 2011, leading experts in the field of canine parasitic infections gathered to present and discuss their research at the 6th Symposium of Canine Vector-borne Diseases (CVBD). Parasites & Vectors has published a series of articles from delegates of the Symposium, highlighting and discussing the latest findings in the field. The articles in the… Read more »


Uncovering the secrets of the human microbiome

A diverse range of so-called "friendly" bacteria live within each human body and can be considered an ecosystem in their own right. A new article published in Genome Biology shows that the make-up of this bacterial ecosystem is unique to each individual and that living with someone does not cause your sets of bacteria to… Read more »