Parasites & Vectors

(The H4-Index of Parasites & Vectors is 31. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
The life-cycle of Toxoplasma gondii reviewed using animations99
The need for new vector control approaches targeting outdoor biting anopheline malaria vector communities77
Leishmania infantum and Dirofilaria immitis infections in Italy, 2009–2019: changing distribution patterns70
Outbreaks of clinical toxoplasmosis in humans: five decades of personal experience, perspectives and lessons learned68
The global serological prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in felids during the last five decades (1967–2017): a systematic review and meta-analysis67
Controlling mosquitoes with semiochemicals: a review60
Detection of human intestinal protozoan parasites in vegetables and fruits: a review54
Dissection of the cecal microbial community in chickens after Eimeria tenella infection47
A review on the diagnosis of animal trypanosomoses45
Yellow fever epizootics in non-human primates, Southeast and Northeast Brazil (2017 and 2018)45
Dengue fever and insecticide resistance in Aedes mosquitoes in Southeast Asia: a review44
Ticks and associated pathogens in camels (Camelus dromedarius) from Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia41
Emergence of the invasive malaria vector Anopheles stephensi in Khartoum State, Central Sudan40
The great potential of entomopathogenic bacteria Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus for mosquito control: a review39
Uptake and fecal excretion of Coxiella burnetii by Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor marginatus ticks39
Molecular characterization of a Trichinella spiralis elastase-1 and its potential as a diagnostic antigen for trichinellosis37
Invasive cattle ticks in East Africa: morphological and molecular confirmation of the presence of Rhipicephalus microplus in south-eastern Uganda37
A U.S. isolate of Theileria orientalis, Ikeda genotype, is transmitted to cattle by the invasive Asian longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis36
Development of a multiplex qPCR-based approach for the diagnosis of Dirofilaria immitis, D. repens and Acanthocheilonema reconditum36
Migratory birds as disseminators of ticks and the tick-borne pathogens Borrelia bacteria and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus: a seasonal study at Ottenby Bird Observatory in South-eastern Sweden36
Updated distribution maps of predominant Culex mosquitoes across the Americas36
Description of Cryptosporidium ornithophilus n. sp. (Apicomplexa: Cryptosporidiidae) in farmed ostriches35
Transovarial transmission of Borrelia spp., Rickettsia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes ricinus under field conditions extrapolated from DNA detection in questing larvae35
The threat of reduced efficacy of anthelmintics against gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep from an area considered anthelmintic resistance-free34
The largest meta-analysis on the global prevalence of microsporidia in mammals, avian and water provides insights into the epidemic features of these ubiquitous pathogens34
Impact of intestinal parasites on microbiota and cobalamin gene sequences: a pilot study33
Latest trends in Leishmania infantum infection in dogs in Spain, Part I: mapped seroprevalence and sand fly distributions33
Determinants of Plasmodium falciparum multiplicity of infection and genetic diversity in Burkina Faso32
Transcriptomic response of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto mosquito larvae to Curry tree (Murraya koenigii) phytochemicals32
Detection of gastrointestinal parasitism at recreational canine sites in the USA: the DOGPARCS study32
Parasites and vector-borne diseases disseminated by rehomed dogs31
Efficacy of Fludora® Fusion (a mixture of deltamethrin and clothianidin) for indoor residual spraying against pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors: laboratory and experimental hut evaluation31