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March 2018

Dusk in Candeal, Sergipe, northeastern Brazil. The roadmap towards elimination of schistosomiasis shows many challenges, like better diagnostics. Lindholz et al., 2018

Image Credit: Catieli Gobetti Lindholz

Viewpoints

Rethinking the serological threshold for onchocerciasis elimination

Katherine M. Gass

Participatory approaches and open data on venomous snakes: A neglected opportunity in the global snakebite crisis?

Lester Darryl Geneviève, Nicolas Ray, François Chappuis, Gabriel Alcoba, Maria Rosa Mondardini, Isabelle Bolon, Rafael Ruiz de Castañeda

Photo Quiz

An acute acalculous cholecystitis in a returned travel couple

Daan A. R. Castelijn, G. H. Wattel-Louis

Symposiums

Isolated iliac cryptococcosis in an immunocompetent patient

Junjun Sang, Yali Yang, Yibin Fan, Guizhen Wang, Jiu Yi, Wei Fang, Weihua Pan, Jinhua Xu, Wanqing Liao

First case of human infection with Plasmodium knowlesi in Laos

Moritoshi Iwagami, Masami Nakatsu, Phonepadith Khattignavong, Pheovaly Soundala, Lavy Lorphachan, Sengdeuane Keomalaphet, Phonepadith Xangsayalath, Satoru Kawai, Bouasy Hongvanthong, Paul T. Brey, Shigeyuki Kano

The diagnosis and treatment introspection of the first imported case of atypical cerebral schistosomiasis in Guangzhou city

Yuehong Wei, Na Huang, Shouyi Chen, Dehao Chen, Xiaoning Li, Jianmin Xu, Zhicong Yang

Paradoxical worsening of Emergomyces africanus infection in an HIV-infected male on itraconazole and antiretroviral therapy

Kenneth Crombie, Zandile Spengane, Michael Locketz, Sipho Dlamini, Rannakoe Lehloenya, Sean Wasserman, Tsidiso G. Maphanga, Nelesh P. Govender, Chris Kenyon, Ilan S. Schwartz

Diagnostic tools for soil-transmitted helminths control and elimination programs: A pathway for diagnostic product development

Mark D. Lim, Simon J. Brooker, Vicente Y. Belizario Jr., Françoise Gay-Andrieu, John Gilleard, Bruno Levecke, Lisette van Lieshout, Graham F. Medley, Zeleke Mekonnen, Greg Mirams, Sammy M. Njenga, Maurice R. Odiere, James W. Rudge, Lieven Stuyver, Jozef Vercruysse, Johnny Vlaminck, Judd L. Walson, the Annecy STH diagnostic experts group

Reviews

Taking a bite out of nutrition and arbovirus infection

James Weger-Lucarelli, Heidi Auerswald, Marco Vignuzzi, Phillipe Dussart, Erik A. Karlsson

Tegumentary leishmaniasis and coinfections other than HIV

Dalila Y. Martínez, Kristien Verdonck, Paul M. Kaye, Vanessa Adaui, Katja Polman, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas, Jean-Claude Dujardin, Marleen Boelaert

Research Articles

Pyrethroid resistance persists after ten years without usage against Aedes aegypti in governmental campaigns: Lessons from São Paulo State, Brazil

Maria de Lourdes Macoris, Ademir Jesus Martins, Maria Teresa Macoris Andrighetti, José Bento Pereira Lima, Denise Valle

Trypanosoma cruzi 80 kDa prolyl oligopeptidase (Tc80) as a novel immunogen for Chagas disease vaccine

Augusto E. Bivona, Andrés Sánchez Alberti, Marina N. Matos, Natacha Cerny, Alejandro C. Cardoso, Celina Morales, Germán González, Silvia I. Cazorla, Emilio L. Malchiodi

Discovery of genomic intervals that underlie nematode responses to benzimidazoles

Mostafa Zamanian, Daniel E. Cook, Stefan Zdraljevic, Shannon C. Brady, Daehan Lee, Junho Lee, Erik C. Andersen

Ten years of surveillance of the Yulong plague focus in China and the molecular typing and source tracing of the isolates

Peng Wang, Liyuan Shi, Fuxin Zhang, Ying Guo, Zhikai Zhang, Hongli Tan, Zhigang Cui, Yibo Ding, Ying Liang, Yun Liang, Dongzheng Yu, Jianguo Xu, Wei Li, Zhizhong Song

Brugia malayi infection in ferrets – A small mammal model of lymphatic filariasis

Belinda M. Jackson-Thompson, So Young Kim, Shalini Jaiswal, Jessica R. Scott, Scott R. Jones, C. Paul Morris, J. Judd Fite, Karen Laurie, Andrew R. Hoy, Bernard J. Dardzinski, Edward Mitre

Development and evaluation of antibody-capture immunoassays for detection of Lassa virus nucleoprotein-specific immunoglobulin M and G

Martin Gabriel, Donatus I. Adomeh, Jacqueline Ehimuan, Jennifer Oyakhilome, Emmanuel O. Omomoh, Yemisi Ighodalo, Thomas Olokor, Kofi Bonney, Meike Pahlmann, Petra Emmerich, Michaela Lelke, Linda Brunotte, Stephan Ölschläger, Corinna Thomé-Bolduan, Beate Becker-Ziaja, Carola Busch, Ikponmwosa Odia, Ephraim Ogbaini-Emovon, Peter O. Okokhere, Sylvanus A. Okogbenin, George O. Akpede, Herbert Schmitz, Danny A. Asogun, Stephan Günther

Common occurrence of Cryptosporidium hominis in asymptomatic and symptomatic calves in France

Romy Razakandrainibe, El Hadji Ibrahima Diawara, Damien Costa, Laetitia Le Goff, Denis Lemeteil, Jean Jacques Ballet, Gilles Gargala, Loïc Favennec

Prospective evaluation of a rapid diagnostic test for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection developed using recombinant antigens

Crispin Lumbala, Sylvain Biéler, Simon Kayembe, Jacquies Makabuza, Stefano Ongarello, Joseph Mathu Ndung’u

Diet and hygiene practices influence morbidity in schoolchildren living in Schistosomiasis endemic areas along Lake Victoria in Kenya and Tanzania—A cross-sectional study

Iman Mohamed, Safari Kinung’hi, Pauline N. M. Mwinzi, Isaac O. Onkanga, Kennedy Andiego, Geoffrey Muchiri, Maurice R. Odiere, Birgitte Jyding Vennervald, Annette Olsen

Emergence of Orientia tsutsugamushi as an important cause of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in India

Parul Jain, Shantanu Prakash, Piyush K. Tripathi, Archana Chauhan, Shikha Gupta, Umesh Sharma, Anil K. Jaiswal, Devraj Sharma, Amita Jain

Developing a Buruli ulcer community of practice in Bankim, Cameroon: A model for Buruli ulcer outreach in Africa

Paschal Kum Awah, Alphonse Um Boock, Ferdinand Mou, Joseph Tohnain Koin, Evaristus Mbah Anye, Djeunga Noumen, Mark Nichter, Stop Buruli Consortium

Sensitive and specific detection of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus (CCHFV)—Specific IgM and IgG antibodies in human sera using recombinant CCHFV nucleoprotein as antigen in μ-capture and IgG immune complex (IC) ELISA tests

Petra Emmerich, Angela Mika, Ronald von Possel, Anne Rackow, Yang Liu, Herbert Schmitz, Stephan Günther, Kurtesh Sherifi, Barie Halili, Xhevat Jakupi, Lindita Berisha, Salih Ahmeti, Christina Deschermeier

Cardiac findings in infants with in utero exposure to Zika virus- a cross sectional study

Dulce H. G. Orofino, Sonia R. L. Passos, Raquel V. C. de Oliveira, Carla Verona B. Farias, Maria de Fatima M. P. Leite, Sheila M. Pone, Marcos V. da S. Pone, Helena A. R. Teixeira Mendes, Maria Elizabeth L. Moreira, Karin Nielsen-Saines

Eutrophication and predator presence overrule the effects of temperature on mosquito survival and development

Maarten Schrama, Erin E. Gorsich, Ellard R. Hunting, S. Henrik Barmentlo, Brianna Beechler, Peter M. van Bodegom

Seroepidemiology of helminths and the association with severe malaria among infants and young children in Tanzania

Jennifer L. Kwan, Amy E. Seitz, Michal Fried, Kun-Lin Lee, Simon Metenou, Robert Morrison, Edward Kabyemela, Thomas B. Nutman, D. Rebecca Prevots, Patrick E. Duffy

Scrub typhus point-of-care testing: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Kartika Saraswati, Nicholas P. J. Day, Mavuto Mukaka, Stuart D. Blacksell

Results of a confirmatory mapping tool for Lymphatic filariasis endemicity classification in areas where transmission was uncertain in Ethiopia

Heven Sime, Katherine M. Gass, Sindew Mekasha, Ashenafi Assefa, Adugna Woyessa, Oumer Shafi, Kadu Meribo, Biruck Kebede, Kisito Ogoussan, Sonia Pelletreau, Moses J. Bockarie, Amha Kebede, Maria P. Rebollo

Community-based mass treatment with azithromycin for the elimination of yaws in Ghana—Results of a pilot study

Abdul Aziz Abdulai, Patrick Agana-Nsiire, Frank Biney, Cynthia Kwakye-Maclean, Sardick Kyei-Faried, Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, Shirley Victoria Simpson, George Bonsu, Sally-Ann Ohene, William Kwabena Ampofo, Yaw Adu-Sarkodie, Kennedy Kwasi Addo, Kai-Hua Chi, Damien Danavall, Cheng Y. Chen, Allan Pillay, Sergi Sanz, Ye Tun, Oriol Mitjà, Kingsley Bampoe Asiedu, Ronald C. Ballard

Blood coagulation abnormalities in multibacillary leprosy patients

Débora Santos da Silva, Lisandra Antonia Castro Teixeira, Daniela Gois Beghini, André Teixeira da Silva Ferreira, Márcia de Berredo Moreira Pinho, Patricia Sammarco Rosa, Marli Rambaldi Ribeiro, Monica Di Calafiori Freire, Mariana Andrea Hacker, José Augusto da Costa Nery, Maria Cristina Vidal Pessolani, Ana Maria Freire Tovar, Euzenir Nunes Sarno, Jonas Perales, Fernando Augusto Bozza, Danuza Esquenazi, Robson Queiroz Monteiro, Flavio Alves Lara

Xenosurveillance reflects traditional sampling techniques for the identification of human pathogens: A comparative study in West Africa

Joseph R. Fauver, James Weger-Lucarelli, Lawrence S. Fakoli III, Kpehe Bolay, Fatorma K. Bolay, Joseph W. Diclaro II, Doug E. Brackney, Brian D. Foy, Mark D. Stenglein, Gregory D. Ebel

Dynamic spatiotemporal analysis of indigenous dengue fever at street-level in Guangzhou city, China

Kangkang Liu, Yanshan Zhu, Yao Xia, Yingtao Zhang, Xiaodong Huang, Jiawei Huang, Enqiong Nie, Qinlong Jing, Guoling Wang, Zhicong Yang, Wenbiao Hu, Jiahai Lu

Antimony susceptibility of Leishmania isolates collected over a 30-year period in Algeria

Naouel Eddaikra, Khatima Ait-Oudhia, Ihcen Kherrachi, Bruno Oury, Farida Moulti-Mati, Razika Benikhlef, Zoubir Harrat, Denis Sereno

Model-based inference from multiple dose, time course data reveals Wolbachia effects on infection profiles of type 1 dengue virus in Aedes aegypti

Caetano Souto-Maior, Gabriel Sylvestre, Fernando Braga Stehling Dias, M. Gabriela M. Gomes, Rafael Maciel-de-Freitas

Rabies in the Americas: 1998-2014

Mary Freire de Carvalho, Marco A. N. Vigilato, Julio A. Pompei, Felipe Rocha, Alexandra Vokaty, Baldomero Molina-Flores, Ottorino Cosivi, Victor J. Del Rio Vilas

Wound healing: Natural history and risk factors for delay in Australian patients treated with antibiotics for Mycobacterium ulcerans disease

Daniel P. O’Brien, N. Deborah Friedman, Anthony McDonald, Peter Callan, Andrew Hughes, Aaron Walton, Eugene Athan

Are the London Declaration’s 2020 goals sufficient to control Chagas disease?: Modeling scenarios for the Yucatan Peninsula

Bruce Y. Lee, Sarah M. Bartsch, Laura Skrip, Daniel L. Hertenstein, Cameron M. Avelis, Martial Ndeffo-Mbah, Carla Tilchin, Eric O. Dumonteil, Alison Galvani

Group A Streptococcus pharyngitis and pharyngeal carriage: A meta-analysis

Jane Oliver, Erandi Malliya Wadu, Nevil Pierse, Nicole J. Moreland, Deborah A. Williamson, Michael G. Baker

The incubation period of Buruli ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans infection) in Victoria, Australia – Remains similar despite changing geographic distribution of disease

Michael J. Loftus, Jason A. Trubiano, Ee Laine Tay, Caroline J. Lavender, Maria Globan, Janet A. M. Fyfe, Paul D. R. Johnson

Thai-Lepto-on-admission probability (THAI-LEPTO) score as an early tool for initial diagnosis of leptospirosis: Result from Thai-Lepto AKI study group

Theerapon Sukmark, Nuttha Lumlertgul, Sadudee Peerapornratana, Kamol Khositrangsikun, Kriang Tungsanga, Visith Sitprija, Nattachai Srisawat, Thai-Lepto AKI study group

Temporal trends in Human T-Lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1) associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP) incidence in Martinique over 25 years (1986-2010)

Stephane Olindo, Severine Jeannin, Martine Saint-Vil, Aissatou Signate, Mireille Edimonana-Kaptue, Julien Joux, Harold Merle, Pascale Richard, Samuel Granjeaud, Philippe Cabre, Didier Smadja, Raymond Cesaire, Agnes Lezin

Development and evaluation of a novel high-throughput image-based fluorescent neutralization test for detection of Zika virus infection

Andrea Cristine Koishi, Andréia Akemi Suzukawa, Camila Zanluca, Daria Elena Camacho, Guillermo Comach, Claudia Nunes Duarte dos Santos

Q fever in Spain: Description of a new series, and systematic review

Vanesa Alende-Castro, Cristina Macía-Rodríguez, Ignacio Novo-Veleiro, Xana García-Fernández, Mercedes Treviño-Castellano, Sergio Rodríguez-Fernández, Arturo González-Quintela

Association between gastrointestinal tract infections and glycated hemoglobin in school children of poor neighborhoods in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Nan Shwe Nwe Htun, Peter Odermatt, Ivan Müller, Peiling Yap, Peter Steinmann, Christian Schindler, Markus Gerber, Rosa Du Randt, Cheryl Walter, Uwe Pühse, Jürg Utzinger, Nicole Probst-Hensch

Spatio-temporal coherence of dengue, chikungunya and Zika outbreaks in Merida, Mexico

Donal Bisanzio, Felipe Dzul-Manzanilla, Hector Gomez-Dantés, Norma Pavia-Ruz, Thomas J. Hladish, Audrey Lenhart, Jorge Palacio-Vargas, Jesus F. González Roldan, Fabian Correa-Morales, Gustavo Sánchez-Tejeda, Pablo Kuri Morales, Pablo Manrique-Saide, Ira M. Longini, M. Elizabeth Halloran, Gonzalo M. Vazquez-Prokopec

The seasonal influence of climate and environment on yellow fever transmission across Africa

Arran Hamlet, Kévin Jean, William Perea, Sergio Yactayo, Joseph Biey, Maria Van Kerkhove, Neil Ferguson, Tini Garske

House screening with insecticide-treated netting provides sustained reductions in domestic populations of Aedes aegypti in Merida, Mexico

Azael Che-Mendoza, Anuar Medina-Barreiro, Edgar Koyoc-Cardeña, Valentín Uc-Puc, Yamili Contreras-Perera, Josué Herrera-Bojórquez, Felipe Dzul-Manzanilla, Fabian Correa-Morales, Hilary Ranson, Audrey Lenhart, Philip J. McCall, Axel Kroeger, Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec, Pablo Manrique-Saide

Host gene expression profiles in ferrets infected with genetically distinct henipavirus strains

Alberto J. Leon, Viktoriya Borisevich, Nahal Boroumand, Robert Seymour, Rebecca Nusbaum, Olivier Escaffre, Luoling Xu, David J. Kelvin, Barry Rockx

Three-dimensional hepatocyte culture system for the study of Echinococcus multilocularis larval development

Li Li, Bing Chen, Hongbin Yan, Yannan Zhao, Zhongzi Lou, Jianqiu Li, Baoquan Fu, Xingquan Zhu, Donald P. McManus, Jianwu Dai, Wanzhong Jia

Development of a new dipstick (Cholkit) for rapid detection of Vibrio cholerae O1 in acute watery diarrheal stools

Md. Abu Sayeed, Kamrul Islam, Motaher Hossain, Noor Jahan Akter, Md. Nur Alam, Nishat Sultana, Farhana Khanam, Meagan Kelly, Richelle C. Charles, Pavol Kováč, Peng Xu, Jason R. Andrews, Stephen B. Calderwood, Jakia Amin, Edward T. Ryan, Firdausi Qadri

Dietary diversity and poverty as risk factors for leprosy in Indonesia: A case-control study

Salma Oktaria, Norma Sofisa Hurif, Wardiansyah Naim, Hok Bing Thio, Tamar E. C. Nijsten, Jan Hendrik Richardus

A field survey using LAMP assay for detection of Schistosoma mansoni in a low-transmission area of schistosomiasis in Umbuzeiro, Brazil: Assessment in human and snail samples

Javier Gandasegui, Pedro Fernández-Soto, Antonio Muro, Constança Simões Barbosa, Fabio Lopes de Melo, Rodrigo Loyo, Elainne Christine de Souza Gomes

Experimental Chagas disease-induced perturbations of the fecal microbiome and metabolome

Laura-Isobel McCall, Anupriya Tripathi, Fernando Vargas, Rob Knight, Pieter C. Dorrestein, Jair L. Siqueira-Neto

Implementation of a decentralized community-based treatment program to improve the management of Buruli ulcer in the Ouinhi district of Benin, West Africa

Arnaud Setondji Amoussouhoui, Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh, Anita Carolle Wadagni, Roch Christian Johnson, Paulin Aoulou, Inès Elvire Agbo, Jean-Gabin Houezo, Micah Boyer, Mark Nichter

Human T-Lymphotropic Virus type 1c subtype proviral loads, chronic lung disease and survival in a prospective cohort of Indigenous Australians

Lloyd Einsiedel, Hai Pham, Kim Wilson, Rebecca Walley, Jocelyn Turpin, Charles Bangham, Antoine Gessain, Richard J. Woodman

Report of a series of 82 cases of Buruli ulcer from Nigeria treated in Benin, from 2006 to 2016

Gilbert Adjimon Ayelo, Esai Anagonou, Anita Carolle Wadagni, Yves Thierry Barogui, Ange Dodji Dossou, Jean Gabin Houezo, Julia Aguiar, Roch Christian Johnson, Raoul Saizonou, Kingsley Asiedu, Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh

Comparison of antigen and antibody responses in repeat lymphatic filariasis transmission assessment surveys in American Samoa

Kimberly Y. Won, Keri Robinson, Katy L. Hamlin, Joseph Tufa, Margaret Seespesara, Ryan E. Wiegand, Katherine Gass, Joseph Kubofcik, Thomas B. Nutman, Patrick J. Lammie, Saipale Fuimaono

Quantitative evaluation of maxillary bone deformation by computed tomography in patients with leprosy

Norio Kasai, Osamu Kondo, Koichi Suzuki, Yoshinori Aoki, Norihisa Ishii, Masamichi Goto

Development of a reverse genetics system for Sosuga virus allows rapid screening of antiviral compounds

Stephen R. Welch, Ayan K. Chakrabarti, Lisa Wiggleton Guerrero, Harley M. Jenks, Michael K. Lo, Stuart T. Nichol, Christina F. Spiropoulou, César G. Albariño

Characterization of the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) scrub typhus model: Susceptibility to intradermal challenge with the human pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi Karp

Piyanate Sunyakumthorn, Suwit J. Somponpun, Rawiwan Im-erbsin, Tippawan Anantatat, Kemajittra Jenjaroen, Susanna J. Dunachie, Eric D. Lombardini, Robin L. Burke, Stuart D. Blacksell, James W. Jones, Carl J. Mason, Allen L. Richards, Nicholas P. J. Day, Daniel H. Paris

A rabies lesson improves rabies knowledge amongst primary school children in Zomba, Malawi

Jordana L. Burdon Bailey, Luke Gamble, Andrew D. Gibson, Barend M. deC. Bronsvoort, Ian G. Handel, Richard J. Mellanby, Stella Mazeri

Cell walls of the dimorphic fungal pathogens Sporothrix schenckii and Sporothrix brasiliensis exhibit bilaminate structures and sloughing of extensive and intact layers

Leila M. Lopes-Bezerra, Louise A. Walker, Gustavo Niño-Vega, Héctor M. Mora-Montes, Gabriela W. P. Neves, Hector Villalobos-Duno, Laura Barreto, Karina Garcia, Bernardo Franco, José A. Martínez-Álvarez, Carol A. Munro, Neil A. R. Gow

Childhood leptospirosis in an industrialized country: Population-based study in Okinawa, Japan

Kouki Tomari, Takao Toyokawa, Takuto Takahashi, Tetsuya Kakita, Sho Okano, Hisako Kyan, Naoya Tonegawa, Teppei Okawa, Takashi Matsuoka, Tsutomu Matsumora

Study of diagnostic accuracy of Helmintex, Kato-Katz, and POC-CCA methods for diagnosing intestinal schistosomiasis in Candeal, a low intensity transmission area in northeastern Brazil

Catieli Gobetti Lindholz, Vivian Favero, Carolina de Marco Verissimo, Renata Russo Frasca Candido, Renata Perotto de Souza, Renata Rosa dos Santos, Alessandra Loureiro Morassutti, Helio Radke Bittencourt, Malcolm K. Jones, Timothy G. St. Pierre, Carlos Graeff-Teixeira

Zika virus epidemiology in Bolivia: A seroprevalence study in volunteer blood donors

Paola Mariela Saba Villarroel, Elif Nurtop, Boris Pastorino, Yelin Roca, Jan Felix Drexler, Pierre Gallian, Thomas Jaenisch, Isabelle Leparc-Goffart, Stéphane Priet, Laetitia Ninove, Xavier de Lamballerie

Changing demographics of visceral leishmaniasis in northeast Brazil: Lessons for the future

Iraci Duarte Lima, Adila L. M. Lima, Carolina de Oliveira Mendes-Aguiar, José F. V. Coutinho, Mary E. Wilson, Richard D. Pearson, José Wilton Queiroz, Selma M. B. Jeronimo

Altered vector competence in an experimental mosquito-mouse transmission model of Zika infection

Ryuta Uraki, Andrew K. Hastings, Andrea Gloria-Soria, Jeffrey R. Powell, Erol Fikrig

Onchocerca volvulus infection in Tihama region - west of Yemen: Continuing transmission in ivermectin-targeted endemic foci and unveiled endemicity in districts with previously unknown status

Mohammed A. K. Mahdy, Rashad Abdul-Ghani, Thaker A. A. Abdulrahman, Samira M. A. Al-Eryani, Abdulsalam M. Al-Mekhlafi, Sami A. A. Alhaidari, Ahmed A. Azazy

CD39 and immune regulation in a chronic helminth infection: The puzzling case of Mansonella ozzardi

Nathália F. Lima, Raquel M. Gonçalves-Lopes, Yvonne C. M. Kruize, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Marcelo U. Ferreira

Pathogenesis of bat rabies in a natural reservoir: Comparative susceptibility of the straw-colored fruit bat (Eidolon helvum) to three strains of Lagos bat virus

Richard Suu-Ire, Lineke Begeman, Ashley C. Banyard, Andrew C. Breed, Christian Drosten, Elisa Eggerbauer, Conrad M. Freuling, Louise Gibson, Hooman Goharriz, Daniel L. Horton, Daisy Jennings, Ivan V. Kuzmin, Denise Marston, Yaa Ntiamoa-Baidu, Silke Riesle Sbarbaro, David Selden, Emma L. Wise, Thijs Kuiken, Anthony R. Fooks, Thomas Müller, James L. N. Wood, Andrew A. Cunningham

The non-canonical Notch signaling is essential for the control of fertility in Aedes aegypti

Chia-Hao Chang, Yu-Ting Liu, Shih-Che Weng, I-Yi Chen, Po-Nien Tsao, Shin-Hong Shiao

Clonorchis sinensis adult-derived proteins elicit Th2 immune responses by regulating dendritic cells via mannose receptor

Lu Zhao, Mengchen Shi, Lina Zhou, Hengchang Sun, Xiaona Zhang, Lei He, Zeli Tang, Caiqin Wang, Yinjuan Wu, Tingjin Chen, Mei Shang, Xinyi Zhou, Zhipeng Lin, Xuerong Li, Xinbing Yu, Yan Huang

Rift Valley Fever: A survey of knowledge, attitudes, and practice of slaughterhouse workers and community members in Kabale District, Uganda

Annabelle de St. Maurice, Luke Nyakarahuka, Lawrence Purpura, Elizabeth Ervin, Alex Tumusiime, Stephen Balinandi, Jackson Kyondo, Sophia Mulei, Patrick Tusiime, Craig Manning, Pierre E. Rollin, Barbara Knust, Trevor Shoemaker

Complement C1q expression in Erythema nodosum leprosum

Edessa Negera, Stephen L. Walker, Tsehaynesh Lema, Abraham Aseffa, Diana N. Lockwood, Hazel M. Dockrell

Molecular identification of Leishmania infection in the most relevant sand fly species and in patient skin samples from a cutaneous leishmaniasis focus, in Morocco

Idris Mhaidi, Sofia El Kacem, Mouad Ait Kbaich, Adil El Hamouchi, M’hammed Sarih, Khadija Akarid, Meryem Lemrani

Global epidemiology of podoconiosis: A systematic review

Kebede Deribe, Jorge Cano, Mei L. Trueba, Melanie J. Newport, Gail Davey

Onchocerca volvulus infection and serological prevalence, ocular onchocerciasis and parasite transmission in northern and central Togo after decades of Simulium damnosum s.l. vector control and mass drug administration of ivermectin

Kossi Komlan, Patrick S. Vossberg, Richard G. Gantin, Tchalim Solim, Francois Korbmacher, Méba Banla, Koffi Padjoudoum, Potchoziou Karabou, Carsten Köhler, Peter T. Soboslay

Validation of rK39 immunochromatographic test and direct agglutination test for the diagnosis of Mediterranean visceral leishmaniasis in Spain

Mathieu Bangert, María D. Flores-Chávez, Ivonne P. Llanes-Acevedo, Carolina Arcones, Carmen Chicharro, Emilia García, Sheila Ortega, Javier Nieto, Israel Cruz

An outbreak of Leishmania major from an endemic to a non-endemic region posed a public health threat in Iraq from 2014-2017: Epidemiological, molecular and phylogenetic studies

Mariwan M. M. Al-Bajalan, Sirwan M. A. Al-Jaf, Sherko S. Niranji, Dler R. Abdulkareem, Khudhair K. Al-Kayali, Hirotomo Kato

Hyperendemic dengue transmission and identification of a locally evolved DENV-3 lineage, Papua New Guinea 2007-2010

Dagwin Luang-Suarkia, Oriol Mitja, Timo Ernst, Shannon Bennett, Alfred Tay, Russell Hays, David W. Smith, Allison Imrie

Results of the first mapping of soil-transmitted helminths in Benin: Evidence of countrywide hookworm predominance

Moudachirou Ibikounlé, Ablavi Onzo-Aboki, Justin Doritchamou, Jean-Jacques Tougoué, Pélagie Mimonnou Boko, Boris S. Savassi, Edoux Joel Siko, Aboudou Daré, Wilfrid Batcho, Achille Massougbodji, Dorothée Akoko Kindé-Gazard, Achille Kaboré