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January 2013

Culex pipiens pallens is the most prevalent mosquito pest in China and an important vector of diseases including West Nile fever and lymphatic filariasis. Reproductive incompatibilities between some natural populations may be harnessed to develop eco-friendly and sustainable control strategies for mosquitoes such as this species. See Chen et al.

Image Credit: Lin Chen and Donghui Zhang (Nanjing Medical University)


Geographical Limits of the Southeastern Distribution of Aedes aegypti (Diptera, Culicidae) in Argentina

Leonardo M. Díaz-Nieto, Arnaldo Maciá, M. Alejandra Perotti, Corina M. Berón


Neglected Tropical Diseases of Oceania: Review of Their Prevalence, Distribution, and Opportunities for Control

Kevin Kline, James S. McCarthy, Mark Pearson, Alex Loukas, Peter J. Hotez

Immunosuppression and Chagas Disease: A Management Challenge

María-Jesús Pinazo, Gerard Espinosa, Cristina Cortes-Lletget, Elizabeth de Jesús Posada, Edelweiss Aldasoro, Inés Oliveira, Jose Muñoz, Montserrat Gállego, Joaquim Gascon

Research Articles

T-Cell Memory Responses Elicited by Yellow Fever Vaccine are Targeted to Overlapping Epitopes Containing Multiple HLA-I and -II Binding Motifs

Andréa Barbosa de Melo, Eduardo J. M. Nascimento, Ulisses Braga-Neto, Rafael Dhalia, Ana Maria Silva, Mathias Oelke, Jonathan P. Schneck, John Sidney, Alessandro Sette, Silvia M. L. Montenegro, Ernesto T. A. Marques

Using Geographical Information Systems to Identify Populations in Need of Improved Accessibility to Antivenom Treatment for Snakebite Envenoming in Costa Rica

Erik Hansson, Mahmood Sasa, Kristoffer Mattisson, Arodys Robles, José María Gutiérrez

Mitochondrial Genome of the Eyeworm, Thelazia callipaeda (Nematoda: Spirurida), as the First Representative from the Family Thelaziidae

Guo-Hua Liu, Robin B. Gasser, Domenico Otranto, Min-Jun Xu, Ji-Long Shen, Namitha Mohandas, Dong-Hui Zhou, Xing-Quan Zhu

African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control 1995–2015: Model-Estimated Health Impact and Cost

Luc E. Coffeng, Wilma A. Stolk, Honorat G. M. Zouré, J. Lennert Veerman, Koffi B. Agblewonu, Michele E. Murdoch, Mounkaila Noma, Grace Fobi, Jan Hendrik Richardus, Donald A. P. Bundy, Dik Habbema, Sake J. de Vlas, Uche V. Amazigo

Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Campylobacter Infections Associated with Reduced Growth in Peruvian Children

Gwenyth Lee, William Pan, Pablo Peñataro Yori, Maribel Paredes Olortegui, Drake Tilley, Michael Gregory, Richard Oberhelman, Rosa Burga, Cesar Banda Chavez, Margaret Kosek

Towards an Understanding of the Function of the Phytochelatin Synthase of Schistosoma mansoni

Coraline Rigouin, Elyse Nylin, Alexis A. Cogswell, Dirk Schaumlöffel, Dirk Dobritzsch, David L. Williams

T Lymphocytes from Chagasic Patients Are Activated but Lack Proliferative Capacity and Down-Regulate CD28 and CD3ζ

Nicolás A. Giraldo, Natalia I. Bolaños, Adriana Cuellar, Nubia Roa, Zulma Cucunubá, Fernando Rosas, Víctor Velasco, Concepción J. Puerta, John M. González

National Borders Effectively Halt the Spread of Rabies: The Current Rabies Epidemic in China Is Dislocated from Cases in Neighboring Countries

Zhenyang Guo, Xiaoyan Tao, Cuiping Yin, Na Han, Jinning Yu, Hao Li, Haizhou Liu, Wei Fang, James Adams, Jun Wang, Guodong Liang, Qing Tang, Simon Rayner

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Haitham Elbir, Mireille Henry, Georges Diatta, Oleg Mediannikov, Cheikh Sokhna, Adama Tall, Cristina Socolovschi, Sally J. Cutler, Kassahum D. Bilcha, Jemal Ali, Dayana Campelo, Steven C. Barker, Didier Raoult, Michel Drancourt

O'nyong nyong Virus Molecular Determinants of Unique Vector Specificity Reside in Non-Structural Protein 3

Kali D. Saxton-Shaw, Jeremy P. Ledermann, Erin M. Borland, Janae L. Stovall, Eric C. Mossel, Amber J. Singh, Jeffrey Wilusz, Ann M. Powers

A Single Multilocus Sequence Typing (MLST) Scheme for Seven Pathogenic Leptospira Species

Siriphan Boonsilp, Janjira Thaipadungpanit, Premjit Amornchai, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Mark S. Bailey, Matthew T. G. Holden, Cuicai Zhang, Xiugao Jiang, Nobuo Koizumi, Kyle Taylor, Renee Galloway, Alex R. Hoffmaster, Scott Craig, Lee D. Smythe, Rudy A. Hartskeerl, Nicholas P. Day, Narisara Chantratita, Edward J. Feil, David M. Aanensen, Brian G. Spratt, Sharon J. Peacock

Typhoid Fever and Its Association with Environmental Factors in the Dhaka Metropolitan Area of Bangladesh: A Spatial and Time-Series Approach

Ashraf M. Dewan, Robert Corner, Masahiro Hashizume, Emmanuel T. Ongee

The Urine Circulating Cathodic Antigen (CCA) Dipstick: A Valid Substitute for Microscopy for Mapping and Point-Of-Care Diagnosis of Intestinal Schistosomiasis

José Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo, Martha Betson, Narcis B. Kabatereine, J. Russell Stothard

Towards Rational Use of Antibiotics for Suspected Secondary Infections in Buruli Ulcer Patients

Yves T. Barogui, Sandor Klis, Honoré Sourou Bankolé, Ghislain E. Sopoh, Solomon Mamo, Lamine Baba-Moussa, Willem L. Manson, Roch Christian Johnson, Tjip S. van der Werf, Ymkje Stienstra

Implementation of a National Reference Laboratory for Buruli Ulcer Disease in Togo

Marcus Beissner, Kristina Lydia Huber, Kossi Badziklou, Wemboo Afiwa Halatoko, Issaka Maman, Felix Vogel, Bawimodom Bidjada, Koffi Somenou Awoussi, Ebekalisai Piten, Kerstin Helfrich, Carolin Mengele, Jörg Nitschke, Komi Amekuse, Franz Xaver Wiedemann, Adolf Diefenhardt, Basile Kobara, Karl–Heinz Herbinger, Abiba Banla Kere, Mireille Prince-David, Thomas Löscher, Gisela Bretzel

The Use of Bivariate Spatial Modeling of Questionnaire and Parasitology Data to Predict the Distribution of Schistosoma haematobium in Coastal Kenya

Hugh J. W. Sturrock, Rachel L. Pullan, Jimmy H. Kihara, Charles Mwandawiro, Simon J. Brooker

Coverage and Effectiveness of Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) Vaccine in Karnataka, South India, 2005–10

Gudadappa S. Kasabi, Manoj V. Murhekar, Vijay K. Sandhya, Ramappa Raghunandan, Shivani K. Kiran, Gowdra H. Channabasappa, Sanjay M. Mehendale

Increasing Incidence of Plasmodium knowlesi Malaria following Control of P. falciparum and P. vivax Malaria in Sabah, Malaysia

Timothy William, Hasan A. Rahman, Jenarun Jelip, Mohammad Y. Ibrahim, Jayaram Menon, Matthew J. Grigg, Tsin W. Yeo, Nicholas M. Anstey, Bridget E. Barber

Polymorphism in the HASPB Repeat Region of East African Leishmania donovani Strains

Arie Zackay, Abdelmajeed Nasereddin, Yegnasew Takele, Dagimawie Tadesse, Workagegnehu Hailu, Zewdu Hurissa, Sisay Yifru, Teklu Weldegebreal, Ermias Diro, Aysheshm Kassahun, Asrat Hailu, Charles L. Jaffe

Arginase Activity in the Blood of Patients with Visceral Leishmaniasis and HIV Infection

Yegnasew Takele, Tamrat Abebe, Teklu Weldegebreal, Asrat Hailu, Workagegnehu Hailu, Zewdu Hurissa, Jemal Ali, Ermiyas Diro, Yifru Sisay, Tom Cloke, Manuel Modolell, Markus Munder, Fabienne Tacchini-Cottier, Ingrid Müller, Pascale Kropf

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