As the pandemic continues to keep people at home, dog companions remain in high demand. A recently published consensus statement highlights the parasites and… Read more »
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Diagnosis of scabies in LMICs: validation of the International Alliance for the Control of Scabies Consensus Criteria
The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS) developed a detailed description of diagnostic criteria for scabies. This criteria was recently… Read more »
New research demonstrates that livestock can be exposed to rabies virus and survive. Scientists have detected rabies virus neutralizing antibodies in livestock… Read more »
Sensitive and specific diagnostic tests for onchocerciasis are currently needed. A recent study evaluated the diagnostic utility of parasite-derived circulating… Read more »
Sparganosis is a parasitic disease affecting humans. A recent study in China investigated the prevalence and type of sparganum infection in a second… Read more »
While the eye worm Oxyspirura petrowi is highly prevalent in northern bobwhite quail, little is known about the life cycle. A recent study investigates.
The trypanosomatid parasite Crithidia mellificae infects managed honeybees, but could it also affect wild bees? A recent article investigates.
Schistosomiasis is a ‘neglected tropical disease’ caused by infection with a freshwater parasitic worm. But is it still a tropical disease? A recent… Read more »
For two decades albendazole has been donated for lymphatic filariasis mass treatment programs. An updated Cochrane Review investigates the effectiveness of… Read more »
Cystic echinococcosis is a parasitic disease of medical, veterinary and economic importance. I attended a workshop to see how Peru is taking control of the… Read more »