Trends in Parasitology

(The median citation count of Trends in Parasitology is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Varroa destructor: A Complex Parasite, Crippling Honey Bees Worldwide247
Ivermectin: An Anthelmintic, an Insecticide, and Much More106
Toxoplasma gondii: An Underestimated Threat?89
Triple Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies for Malaria – A New Paradigm?79
Illegal Wildlife Trade: A Gateway to Zoonotic Infectious Diseases78
Environmental Factors and Host Microbiomes Shape Host–Pathogen Dynamics78
Antiparasitics in Animal Health: Quo Vadis?71
When Is a Plasmodium-Infected Mosquito an Infectious Mosquito?71
Zoonotic Parasites of Reptiles: A Crawling Threat71
Schistosomiasis Control: Leave No Age Group Behind64
Microsporidia: a new taxonomic, evolutionary, and ecological synthesis63
MalDA, Accelerating Malaria Drug Discovery62
Assessing risks of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to select next-generation antimalarials58
Convergence of Nutritional Symbioses in Obligate Blood Feeders57
Evolution, Composition, Assembly, and Function of the Conoid in Apicomplexa57
Grappling with the tick microbiome57
Leishmaniasis: the act of transmission51
The Riveting Cellular Structures of Apicomplexan Parasites49
Wolbachia as translational science: controlling mosquito-borne pathogens46
Network Analysis: Ten Years Shining Light on Host–Parasite Interactions45
Progress and challenges in virus genomic epidemiology45
Complement Evasion Contributes to Lyme Borreliae–Host Associations43
Aedes albopictus (Asian Tiger Mosquito)43
Lateral Gene Transfer Mechanisms and Pan-genomes in Eukaryotes43
Repurposing Antimalarials to Tackle the COVID-19 Pandemic42
FDA-Approved Antiparasitic Drugs in the 21st Century: A Success for Helminthiasis?42
Transmission-blocking drugs for malaria elimination40
Satellite Observations and Malaria: New Opportunities for Research and Applications40
Complementary Approaches with Free-living and Parasitic Nematodes to Understanding Anthelmintic Resistance39
Defining the Essential Exportome of the Malaria Parasite38
Acanthamoeba, an environmental phagocyte enhancing survival and transmission of human pathogens38
Thelazia callipaeda37
Evolving Differentiation in African Trypanosomes36
Fast-lived Hosts and Zoonotic Risk36
Understanding and interpreting mosquito blood feeding studies: the case of Aedes albopictus35
From Circulation to Cultivation: Plasmodium In Vivo versus In Vitro34
Emergence of zoonotic Cryptosporidium parvum in China34
The Intestinal Epithelium at the Forefront of Host–Helminth Interactions34
Development of Monoxenous Trypanosomatids and Phytomonads in Insects33
Human attractive cues and mosquito host-seeking behavior33
Hatching of parasitic nematode eggs: a crucial step determining infection32
Molecular Epidemiology of Giardia Infections in the Genomic Era32
Noncoding RNAs in Apicomplexan Parasites: An Update32
Anthropogenic changes and associated impacts on vector-borne diseases31
Anti-Wolbachia drugs for filariasis30
Potential Influence of Helminth Molecules on COVID-19 Pathology30
Plasmodium development in Anopheles: a tale of shared resources29
Reductionist Pathways for Parasitism in Euglenozoans? Expanded Datasets Provide New Insights29
Trypanosomatid Flagellar Pocket from Structure to Function28
Yes, Irradiated Sterile Male Mosquitoes Can Be Sexually Competitive!28
Mechanisms by which predators mediate host–parasite interactions in aquatic systems28
α-Gal-Based Vaccines: Advances, Opportunities, and Perspectives27
Can microorganisms assist the survival and parasitism of plant-parasitic nematodes?26
Insights into Fasciola hepatica Juveniles: Crossing the Fasciolosis Rubicon26
A dearth of data: fitting parasitoids into ecological networks25
Roles of Symbiotic Microorganisms in Arboviral Infection of Arthropod Vectors24
Fasciola Species Introgression: Just a Fluke or Something More?23
Towards Evidence-based Control of Opisthorchis viverrini23
Mosquito Sexual Selection and Reproductive Control Programs23
Onchocerciasis-associated epilepsy: an update and future perspectives23
Humanized Mice and the Rebirth of Malaria Genetic Crosses23
Why Asymptomatic Plasmodium falciparum Infections Are Common in Low-Transmission Settings22
Parasites, pathogens, and other symbionts of copepods22
‘Artemisinin Resistance’: Something New or Old? Something of a Misnomer?22
Improving helminth genome resources in the post-genomic era21
Hypnozoites in Plasmodium: Do Parasites Parallel Plants?21
Ecological and Evolutionary Challenges for Wildlife Vaccination21
Toxocara: time to let cati ‘out of the bag’20
Essential Genes of the Parasitic Apicomplexa20
Early passage of Toxoplasma gondii across the blood–brain barrier20
Secretory Organelle Function in the Plasmodium Sporozoite20
Current Challenges for Fasciolicide Treatment in Ruminant Livestock20
Pneumocystis pneumonia in the COVID-19 pandemic era: similarities and challenges19
Plasmodium relictum19
Artemisinin Resistance and the Unique Selection Pressure of a Short-acting Antimalarial19
SchistoCyte Atlas: A Single-Cell Transcriptome Resource for Adult Schistosomes19
Mosquito transgenesis for malaria control19
New Insights on Acute and Chronic Schistosomiasis: Do We Need a Redefinition?19
Could Differences in Infection Pressure Be Involved in Cysticercosis Heterogeneity?19
Quality Control of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets: Are We Neglecting It?19
Toxoplasma Effectors that Affect Pregnancy Outcome19
The mystery of massive mitochondrial complexes: the apicomplexan respiratory chain19
Enterocytozoon bieneusi18
Environmental DNA/RNA for pathogen and parasite detection, surveillance, and ecology18
Brood Parasites Are a Heterogeneous and Functionally Distinct Class of Natural Enemies18
Metabolic interactions between disease-transmitting vectors and their microbiota18
Unraveling the Elusive Rhoptry Exocytic Mechanism of Apicomplexa18
When Secretomes Meet Anthelmintics: Lessons for Therapeutic Interventions18
Advances and Discoveries in Myxozoan Genomics18
Gene Editing in Trypanosomatids: Tips and Tricks in the CRISPR-Cas9 Era18
In vitro models for human malaria: targeting the liver stage17
Pharma to farmer: field challenges of optimizing trypanocide use in African animal trypanosomiasis17
Insecticide-treated livestock: a potential One Health approach to malaria control in Africa17
Ancylostoma ceylanicum17
Parasite and Host Erythrocyte Kinomics of Plasmodium Infection16
Environmental parasitology: stressor effects on aquatic parasites16
African Plasmodium vivax malaria improbably rare or benign16
STING or Sting: cGAS-STING-Mediated Immune Response to Protozoan Parasites16
Wicked Solution for Wicked Problems: Citizen Science for Vector-Borne Disease Control in Africa16
Evolution of the variant surface glycoprotein family in African trypanosomes16
Metazoan Parasite Life Cycles: Significance for Fish Mariculture16
Unpacking the intricacies of Rickettsia–vector interactions16
Hemozoin in Malarial Complications: More Questions Than Answers16
Parasitology Education Before and After the COVID-19 Pandemic16
Trilateral Relationship: Ascaris, Microbiota, and Host Cells16
Understanding Host–Pathogen–Vector Interactions with Chronic Asymptomatic Malaria Infections16
Parasitic helminths and the host microbiome – a missing ‘extracellular vesicle-sized’ link?15
Identifying Barriers to Career Progression for Women in Science: Is COVID-19 Creating New Challenges?15
Skin bacterial volatiles: propelling the future of vector control15
Toxoplasma metabolic flexibility in different growth conditions15
Crystalloids: Fascinating Parasite Organelles Essential for Malaria Transmission15
Anopheles stephensi (Asian Malaria Mosquito)15
Improving mosquito control strategies with population genomics15
Trichomonas vaginalis14
Mansonella ozzardi14
Serology for Toxoplasma in Immunocompromised Patients: Still Useful?14
Genomic and Genetic Approaches to Studying Antimalarial Drug Resistance and Plasmodium Biology14
Is the incidence of congenital toxoplasmosis declining?14
Going ballistic: Leishmania nuclear subversion of host cell plasticity13
The ferredoxin redox system – an essential electron distributing hub in the apicoplast of Apicomplexa13
Host Protective Mechanisms to Intestinal Amebiasis13
The ecology of zoonotic parasites in the Carnivora13
Snails, microbiomes, and schistosomes: a three-way interaction?13
Sand Fly Studies Predict Transmission Potential of Drug-resistant Leishmania13
Measurably recombining malaria parasites13
High-content approaches to anthelmintic drug screening13
Legal versus Illegal Wildlife Trade: Zoonotic Disease Risks13
How qPCR complements the WHO roadmap (2021–2030) for soil-transmitted helminths13
Bridging the gap: aquatic parasites in the One Health concept13
Photoparasitism as an Intermediate State in the Evolution of Apicomplexan Parasites13
A Network Perspective on the Vectoring of Human Disease13
Single-cell deconstruction of stem-cell-driven schistosome development13
Genome-scale RNAi screens in African trypanosomes13
Clonorchis sinensis13
Immunometabolism in Arthropod Vectors: Redefining Interspecies Relationships12
Helminths and COVID-19 susceptibility, disease progression, and vaccination efficacy12
The impact of COVID-19 on neglected parasitic diseases: what to expect?12
Microglia in CNS infections: insights from Toxoplasma gondii and other pathogens12
The Adaptiveness of Host Behavioural Manipulation Assessed Using Tinbergen’s Four Questions12
Live attenuated vaccines, a favorable strategy to provide long-term immunity against protozoan diseases12
Maximizing Impact: Can Interventions to Prevent Clinical Malaria Reduce Parasite Transmission?12
Creating a positive feedback loop in leadership to accelerate cultural change12
The developmental trajectories of Toxoplasma stem from an elaborate epigenetic rewiring12
Plasmodium’s bottomless pit: properties and functions of the malaria parasite's digestive vacuole11
Illegal and Legal Wildlife Trade Spreads Zoonotic Diseases11
Pharmacokinetic considerations in seasonal malaria chemoprevention11
Promises and Pitfalls of Parasite Patch-clamp11
Single-cell genome sequencing of protozoan parasites11
Schistosoma mansoni and the purinergic halo11
Digital Health Care Services to Control and Eliminate Malaria in India11
On the arrival of fasciolosis in the Americas11
Phylogenetic framework to explore trait evolution in Trypanosomatidae11
Pathogens Shape Sex Differences in Mammalian Aging11
Nematode infection and antinematode immunity in Drosophila10
Behavioral Manipulation by Toxoplasma gondii: Does Brain Residence Matter?10
Spatiobehavioral Characteristics – Defining the Epidemiology of New Contagious Diseases at the Earliest Moment Possible10
Drug discovery for parasitic diseases: powered by technology, enabled by pharmacology, informed by clinical science10
Anopheles stephensi in Africa: vector control opportunities for cobreeding An. stephensi and Aedes arbovirus vectors10
Schistosoma mansoni10
The Multifaceted Role of Protein Phosphatase 1 in Plasmodium10
Influence of schistosomiasis on host vaccine responses10
Unraveling mosquito metabolism with mass spectrometry-based metabolomics10
Bioengineered 3D Microvessels for Investigating Plasmodium falciparum Pathogenesis10
The helminth holobiont: a multidimensional host–parasite–microbiota interaction10
RBC membrane biomechanics and Plasmodium falciparum invasion: probing beyond ligand–receptor interactions10
Do Mosquitoes Sleep?9
The ecological significance of arthropod vectors of plant, animal, and human pathogens9
Deconstructing the parasite multiplication rate of Plasmodium falciparum9
Trypanosoma evansi9
Haemaphysalis longicornis (Asian longhorned tick)9
Anncaliia algerae9
Distinguishing functions of trypanosomatid protein kinases9
The assessment of antimalarial drug efficacy in vivo9
Host–parasite interactions mediated by cross-species microRNAs9
Host Mast Cells in Leishmaniasis: Friend or Foe?9
The Ins and Outs of Plasmodium Rhoptries, Focusing on the Cytosolic Side9
Paradigms in tick evolution9
The sweet and sour sides of trypanosome social motility9
Trypanosomes as a magnifying glass for cell and molecular biology9
Can malaria parasites be spontaneously cleared?9
Emerging roles of pathogen-secreted host mimics in plant disease development9
The tangled web of autoreactive B cells in malaria immunity and autoimmune disease9
Unlocking the development- and physiology-altering ‘effector toolbox’ of plant-parasitic nematodes8
The rise of big data in disease ecology8
WHO antimalarial trial guidelines: good science, bad news?8
Lutzomyia longipalpis (Sand Fly)8
African trypanosome strategies for conquering new hosts and territories: the end of monophyly?8
The chigger microbiome: big questions in a tiny world8
Three encephalitis-causing amoebae and their distinct interactions with the host8
Cell-free DNA as a diagnostic tool for human echinococcosis8
Making a good malaria vaccine better8
Control of Cystic Echinococcosis in Iran: Where Do We Stand?8
Omics tools enabling vaccine discovery against fasciolosis8
No sweet deal: the antibody-mediated immune response to malaria8
Convergence Research for Emerging Zoonoses8
Origin and diversity of malaria parasites and other Haemosporida8
The ‘bridge effect’ by intermediate hosts may explain differential distributions of Echinococcus species8
Serological Approaches for Trypanosoma cruzi Strain Typing8
Live attenuated anticoccidial vaccines for chickens8
Drug resistance in Leishmania: does it really matter?8
In Fairness to Mosquitoes7
To treat or not to treat: diagnostic thresholds in subclinical helminth infections of cattle7
The kidney–brain pathogenic axis in severe falciparum malaria7
Platynosomum illiciens7
A New Test of a Theory about Old Mosquitoes7
Toxocara canis7
Evolution and function of carbohydrate reserve biosynthesis in parasitic protists7
Giardia duodenalis7
Physiological roles and metabolism of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in parasitic protozoa7
Dendritic Cells as a Disputed Fortress on the Tick–Host Battlefield7
Theileria annulata7
Anthropogenic noise pollution and wildlife diseases7
Sending the message: specialized RNA export mechanisms in trypanosomes7
The role of long noncoding RNAs in malaria parasites7
There and back again: malaria parasite single-cell transcriptomics comes full circle7
Protein acetylation in the critical biological processes in protozoan parasites7
Are ChatGPT and other pretrained language models good parasitologists?7 from images to discoveries using genome-wide protein localisation in Trypanosoma brucei6
Decolonising Parasitology: The Case of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense6
Revisiting the malaria hypothesis: accounting for polygenicity and pleiotropy6
Drug-induced hypersensitivity to artemisinin-based therapies for malaria6
Panacea within a Pandora's box: the antiparasitic effects of phospholipases A2 (PLA2s) from snake venoms6
Single-cell views of the Plasmodium life cycle6
Amblyomma americanum (Lone star tick)6
Parasitology meets cryo-electron tomography – exciting prospects await6
Designing an effective malaria vaccine targeting Plasmodium vivax Duffy-binding protein6
Malaria parasites do respond to heat6
Footprint of war: integrating armed conflicts in disease ecology6
Antibody Therapy Goes to Insects: Monoclonal Antibodies Can Block Plasmodium Transmission to Mosquitoes6
The nutrient games – Plasmodium metabolism during hepatic development6
Regulatory T cells in parasite infections: susceptibility, specificity and specialisation6
Hepatozoon silvestris: an emerging feline vector-borne pathogen in Europe?6
Plasmodium’s fight for survival: escaping elimination while acquiring nutrients6
Hand-in-hand advances in microscopy and Plasmodium nuclear biology6
Targeting malaria parasites inside mosquitoes: ecoevolutionary consequences6
Anisakis pegreffii5
Same parasite, different outcomes: unraveling the epidemiology of Leishmania infantum infection in Brazil and Spain5
A genetic TRP down the channel to praziquantel resistance5
The many paths to artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum5
Evolving perspectives on rosetting in malaria5
Gut-microbiota-derived extracellular vesicles: Overlooked mediators in host–helminth interactions?5
microRNAs in parasite-induced liver fibrosis: from mechanisms to diagnostics and therapeutics5
Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus (bed bugs)5
Ivermectin and moxidectin against soil-transmitted helminth infections5
Sexual Transmission of Visceral Leishmaniasis: A Neglected Story5
Lipid peroxidation and its repair in malaria parasites5
iParasitology: Mining the Internet to Test Parasitological Hypotheses5
Recent Advances in the Roles of Neutrophils in Toxoplasmosis5
Diagnosis of Porcine Cysticercosis at Necropsy: When Is Enough, Enough?5
A systems biology approach to better understand human tick-borne diseases5