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Peridomestic natural breeding sites of Nyssomyia whitmani in an endemic area of tegumentary leishmaniasis in northeastern Argentina

August 19, 2021

Peridomestic natural breeding sites of Nyssomyia whitmani in an endemic area of tegumentary leishmaniasis in northeastern Argentina

Mariana Manteca-Acosta and colleagues determine that management of the number of chickens in sheds, soil moisture and pH, and the decision of where to localize the chicken sheds in relation to the houses and the forest edge, might contribute to reduce the risk of human vector exposure and transmission of Leishmania in northeastern Argentina.

Image credit: Manteca-Acosta et al., pntd.0009676

Updates to the PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases Scope

We are excited to share our updated scope. These changes are a reflection of our commitment to engaging in conversations with                      our communities and adapting to center the needs of vulnerable populations afflicted by these poverty-promoting diseases. 

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Editorial

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases broadens its coverage of envenomings caused by animal bites and stings

To broaden the coverage of a variety of conditions that share the features of currently recognized neglected tropical diseases, PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases will accept manuscripts dealing with snakebite envenoming, scorpion sting envenoming, and envenomings by other animals if the studies deal with epidemiological, clinical, therapeutic, social science, and/or public policy aspects. Read the Editorial

Image credit: Feroze Omardeen, Wikimedia Commons

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases broadens its coverage of envenomings caused by animal bites and stings

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The Truman Show for protozoan parasites: A review of in vitro cultivation platforms

Smita Sutrave and Martin Heinrich Richter present the first review to offer a qualitative summary of the existing models for culturing protozoan parasites with major relevance to human health in vitro in order to offer a foundation to facilitate exchange of expertise among researchers, clinicians, and healthcare workers. Read the Review.

Image credit: Sutrave et al., pntd.0009668

The Truman Show for protozoan parasites: A review of in vitro cultivation platforms

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