New technologies are bringing laboratories to the point-of-collection, improving sensitivity of field investigations and reducing delays
Krisztian Magori summarizes recent research published on the genetic structure of Guinea worms collected from humans and non-human hosts in endemic countries.
A seven-year study has resulted in a new understanding of the life history of a parasitic insect that infects the paper wasp.
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 problem.
Resistance to pyrethroid based insecticides is spreading rapidly, giving rise to concern that bednets treated with these formulation are becoming less effective. However, results from a trial of nets incorporating pyrethroid and a second insectcide look encouraging.