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1. Bites by the noble false widow spider Steatoda nobilis can induce Latrodectus-like symptoms and vector-borne bacterial infections with implications for public health: a case series.

Context: In recent years, the Noble false widow spider Steatoda nobilis (Thorell, 1875) has expanded its range globally and may represent a potential threat to native ecosystems and public health. Increasing numbers in synanthropic habitats have led to more human encounters and envenomations. ...

Author(s) : Dunbar, J. P.; Vitkauskaite, A.; O'Keeffe, D. T.; Fort, A.; Sulpice, R.; Dugon, M. M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Clinical Toxicology 2022 Vol.60 No.1 pp.59-70 ref.56

2. Willingness to pay for select tick-borne disease prevention measures in endemic areas.

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are increasing despite prevention recommendations. We explored whether cost is a barrier to prevention use in Connecticut and Maryland, using a cross-sectional survey. Respondents were queried regarding their willingness to pay for chemical, natural, and rodent-targeted...

Author(s) : Niesobecki, S.; Rutz, H.; Niccolai, L.; Hook, S.; Feldman, K.; Hinckley, A.

Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA

Journal article : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2022 Vol.28 No.1 pp.E37-E42 ref.14

3. Increasing wild bee richness and abundance on sequentially flowering cultivars of a pollinator-dependent crop.

Many insects have a crucial role as pollinators in both natural ecosystems and agricultural systems. Reports of declining pollinator populations highlight the question how we can support them. Next to semi-natural habitat, different land use types can provide resources for pollinators. However,...

Author(s) : Eeraerts, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2022 Vol.325 ref.38

4. Skin bacterial volatiles: propelling the future of vector control.

Author(s) : Lucas-Barbosa, D.; Degennaro, M.; Mathis, A.; Verhulst, N. O.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Trends in Parasitology 2022 Vol.38 No.1 pp.15-22 ref.53

5. Chemical composition and larvicidal activity of the essential oil of Pimenta dioica leaves.

In this study, we investigated the main constituent, the predominant class and biological activity of the essential oil extracted from the leaves of Pimenta dioica and the pattern of the major constituent against larvae in the third stage of Aedes aegypti. For this reason, we extracted the oil by...

Author(s) : Gomes, P. R. B.; Marinho, S. C.; Everton, G. O.; Silva, E. F.; Fontenele, M. A.; Lyra, W. da S.; Freitas, A. C. de; Hunaldo, V. K. L.; Souza, R. D.; Louzeiro, H. C.; Paula, M. do L. de; Reis, J. B.; Melo, A. V.; Mouchrek Filho, V. E.

Publisher : Sociedad Latinoamericana de Fitoquímica, Santiago, Chile

Journal article : Boletín Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Plantas Medicinales y Aromáticas 2022 Vol.21 No.2 pp.207-214 ref.35

6. Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) as a biological model for the assessment of magnetite nanoparticles toxicity.

The use of nanoparticles (NPs) is rapidly expanding; there is a critical need for efficient assays to first determine the potential toxicity of NPs before their use in human applications. Magnetite nanoparticles (Fe3O4 NPs) have tremendous applications which include cell separation, arsenic removal ...

Author(s) : Toto, N. A.; Elhenawy, H. I.; Eltaweil, A. S.; El-Ashram, S.; El-Samad, L. M.; Moussian, B.; El-Wakil, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 4 ref.63

7. Multigenerational effects modify the tolerance of mosquito larvae to chlorpyrifos but not to a heat spike and do not change their synergism.

While interactions with global warming and multigenerational effects are considered crucial to improve risk assessment of pesticides, these have rarely been studied in an integrated way. While heat extremes can magnify pesticide toxicity, no studies tested how their combined effects may transmit to ...

Author(s) : Meng ShanDong; Delnat, V.; Stoks, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2022 Vol.292 No.Part A ref.79

8. Rickettsia parkeri strain Atlantic rainforest infecting Amblyomma ovale (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Amazon biome (Acre state, Brazil).

There is a lack of studies regarding tick-associated Rickettsia in the Amazon biome. Aiming to contribute to this knowledge, our research group collected ticks in the Western Amazon to better understand the tick fauna and their associated Rickettsia. In this study, we detected Rickettsia parkeri...

Author(s) : Aguirre, A. de A. R.; Costa, I. N. da; Paulo, P. F. M. de; Garcia, M. V.; Medeiros, J. F.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 2022 Vol.13 No.1 ref.48

9. Autochthonous tick-borne encephalitis in the United Kingdom: a second probable human case and local eco-epidemiological findings.

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is a neurotropic flaviviral disease. TBE was previously thought to be absent from the United Kingdom. We report the second probable case of United Kingdom-acquired TBE and demonstrate deer TBE-serocomplex seropositivity in the surrounding area, providing further...

Author(s) : Mansbridge, C. T.; Osborne, J.; Holding, M.; Dryden, M.; Aram, M.; Brown, K.; Sutton, J.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 2022 Vol.13 No.1 ref.14

10. Experimental infection of Rhodnius robustus Larrousse, 1927 (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae) with Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas, 1909) (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) IV.

Vector competence of triatomines (kissing bugs) for Trypanosoma cruzi transmission depends on the parasite-vector interaction and the genetic constitution of both. This study evaluates the susceptibility and vector competence of Rhodnius robustus experimentally infected with T. cruzi IV (TcIV)....

Author(s) : Abreu, A. P. de; Teston, A. P. M.; Massago, M.; Silva, H. F. L. da; Ferreira, É. C.; Fernandes, N. de S.; Araújo, S. M. de; Dale, C.; Galvão, C.; Toledo, M. J. de O.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Experimental Parasitology 2022 Vol.232 ref.46

11. Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of Tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks in northeastern China.

Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is an important causative agent that causes neurological infections in humans and animals. In recent years, only few epidemiological surveys on TBEV have been conducted in China. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and subtype of TBEV in...

Author(s) : Li XiaoHui; Ji HongWei; Wang Di; Che LiHe; Zhang Li; Li Liang; Yin Qing; Liu Quan; Wei Feng; Wang ZeDong

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Journal of Medical Virology 2022 Vol.94 No.2 pp.507-513 ref.29

12. Detection of Saint Louis encephalitis virus in two Brazilian states.

We describe the circulation of Saint Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) in two Brazilian States during outbreaks of Dengue and Zika viruses. We detected the virus in a patient from Araraquara, State of São Paulo, and in patients and in a mosquito pool of Culex quinquefasciatus from Sinop, State of...

Author(s) : Moraes, M. M.; Kubiszeski, J. R.; Vieira, C. J. da S. P.; Gusmao, A. F.; Pratis, T. S.; Colombo, T. E.; Thies, S. F.; Araujo, F. do C.; Zanelli, C. F.; Milhim, B. H. G. de A.; Silva, G. C. D. da; Nogueira, M. L.; Pacca, C. C.; Bronzoni, R. V. de M.; Mondini, A.

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Journal of Medical Virology 2022 Vol.94 No.2 pp.776-781 ref.20

13. Lethal and sublethal effects of essential oil-loaded zein nanocapsules on a zoonotic disease vector mosquito, and their non-target impact.

Recently the agrochemical industry is developing eco-friendly approaches based on the fabrication of biopesticides using substances, including biomass-borne products, with limited impact on human health and environment. One of these is the use of vegetable proteins, such as the corn-derived zein,...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Gómez, S.; Pagán, R.; Pavela, R.; Mazzara, E.; Spinozzi, E.; Marinelli, O.; Zeppa, L.; Morshedloo, M. R.; Maggi, F.; Canale Angelo; Benelli, G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.63

14. Bioinformatic analysis and antiviral effect of Periplaneta americana defensins.

Due to the lack of an adaptive immune system, insects rely on innate immune mechanisms to fight against pathogenic infections. Two major innate immune pathways, Toll and IMD, orchestrate anti-pathogen responses by regulating the expression of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) genes. Although the...

Author(s) : Li Ying; Cai Jie; Du ChunYu; Lin YuHua; Li Sheng; Ma AnPing; Qin YiRu

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virus Research 2022 Vol.308 ref.55

15. Genomic characteristics and pathogenicity of a new bat adenoviruses strains that was isolated in at sites along the southeastern coasts of the P. R. of China from 2015 to 2019.

Bats are important reservoirs for many kinds of emerging zoonotic viruses. In order to explore potential pathogens carried by bats and trace the source of adenovirus outbreaks on the southeastern coast of China, we took pharyngeal and anal swabs from a total of 552 bats (Rhinolophus pusillus)...

Author(s) : Ai LeLe; Zhu ChangQiang; Zhang Wen; He Ting; Ke YueHua; Wu JiaHong; Yin Wen; Zou XiaoBo; Ding Chenxi; Luo YiZhe; Wang ChangJun; Qian Hui; Tan WeiLong

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Virus Research 2022 Vol.308 ref.34

16. Diversity of mosquitoes collected from the southern areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan.

OBJECTIVES: The objective of the study was to assess the diversity of mosquitoes in various towns of the southern belt of KPK. METHODOLOGY: This was a descriptive study that was conducted in numerous towns of Western belt of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The study areas were Darra Adam Khel, District Kohat,...

Author(s) : Khan, K. N.; Muhammad Ali; Muhammad Zahid; Wasim Ahmad

Publisher : Gandhara University, Peshawar, Pakistan

Journal article : Journal of Gandhara Medical and Dental Sciences 2022 Vol.9 No.1 pp.3-8 ref.21

17. Sub-lethal exposure to malaria vector control pesticides causes alterations in liver metabolomics and behaviour of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis).

In this study we explore the sub-lethal effects of two malaria vector control pesticides, deltamethrin and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), on Xenopus laevis by incorporating different levels of biological organisation. Pesticide accumulation in frog tissue was measured alongside liver...

Author(s) : Wolmarans, N. J.; Bervoets, L.; Meire, P.; Wepener, V.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. C, Toxicology & Pharmacology 2022 Vol.251 ref.70

18. COVID-19: invasion, pathogenesis and possible cure - a review.

Today, Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which is believed to be transmitted from bats to humans where the people of Wuhan city, China exposed to the wet animal market is an important international public health anxiety (Xiong et al., 2020). Although, several measures were undertaken to treat the...

Author(s) : Nitin, P.; Nandhakumar, R.; Vidhya, B.; Rajesh, S.; Sakunthala, A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.300 ref.106

19. Rapid reverse transcriptase recombinase polymerase amplification assay for flaviviruses using non-infectious in vitro transcribed RNA as positive controls.

West Nile virus (WNV) and Wesselsbron virus (WSLV) are mosquito-borne viruses belonging to the Flavivirus genus, family Flaviviridae and cause outbreaks in southern Africa after heavy rain. Isothermal assays have been proposed for application in field situations as well as low resource settings and ...

Author(s) : Bonnet, E.; Jaarsveldt, D. van; Burt, F. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Virological Methods 2022 Vol.299 ref.25

20. Eco-epidemiology of vectorial Trypanosoma cruzi transmission in a region of northeast Brazil.

Chagas disease (CD) is a parasitic zoonosis endemic in Brazil. Despite virtual control of Triatoma infestans, the main domesticated vector of Trypanosoma cruzi, vectorial transmission by other triatomine species persists in some rural communities. This study aims to characterize triatomines role in ...

Author(s) : Santos, F.; Magalhães-Junior, J. T.; Carneiro, I. de O.; Santos, F. L. N.; Silva, Â. A. O.; Novais, J. M. C. B.; Santos, J. S. S.; Ribeiro-, G., Jr.; Reis, M. G.; Franke, C. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225 ref.56

21. Divergent effects of invasive macrophytes on population dynamics of a snail intermediate host of Schistosoma mansoni.

Vectors and intermediate hosts of globally impactful human parasites are sensitive to changes in the ecological communities in which they are embedded. Sites of endemic transmission of human schistosome can also be invaded by nonnative species, especially aquatic plants (macrophytes). We tested the ...

Author(s) : Desautels, D. J.; Hartman, R. B.; Shaw, K. E.; Maduraiveeran, S.; Civitello, D. J.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Acta Tropica 2022 Vol.225

22. Phenotypic profile of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) exposed to pyrethroid-based mat vaporizers and underlying detoxification mechanisms: a statewide report in Selangor, Malaysia.

This study examines the biological efficacy of four mosquito mat vaporizers each containing different active ingredients: prallethrin with PBO, dimefluthrin, prallethrin, and d-allethrin. The glass chamber assay was used to evaluate their efficacy on Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae)...

Author(s) : Taib Azratul-Hizayu; Chen CheeDhang; Lau KoonWeng; Noor Azrizal-Wahid; Tan TiongKai; Lim AiLian [Lim, A. L. Y.]; Mohd Sofian-Azirun; Low VanLun

Publisher : Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic

Journal article : Parasitology International 2022 Vol.86 ref.71

23. Immunogenicity of full-length P. vivax rPvs48/45 protein formulations in BALB/c mice.

Background: Pvs48/45 is a Plasmodium vivax gametocyte surface protein involved in the parasite fertilization process. Previous studies showed that Pvs48/45 proteins expressed in Escherichia coli (E. coli) and Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells were highly immunoreactive with sera from...

Author(s) : Arévalo-Herrera, M.; Miura, K.; Solano, E.; Sebastián Ramírez, J.; Long, C. A.; Corradin, G.; Herrera, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Vaccine 2022 Vol.40 No.1 pp.133-140 ref.44

24. Determination of sex and species composition of tsetse flies from selected communities of Kagarko L.G.A. Kaduna State.

Tsetse flies are the exclusive biological vectors of African trypanosomes in Africa, which are estimated to cover about 80% of the country's total area, hindering rearing of livestock and creating health risk to humans as well. This study was performed to determine the sex and species composition...

Author(s) : Mohammed, S. A.; Auta, I. K.; Basira, I.; Adamu, S. U.; Kugu, B. A.; Adamu, M. B.

Publisher : Kaduna State University, Faculty of Science, Kaduna, Nigeria

Journal article : Science World Journal 2022 Vol.16 No.4 pp.460-463 ref.46

25. Entomopathogenic nematodes (Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae), to control Triatoma infestans populations (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), Chagas disease vector.

Pyrethroid insecticides are the only strategy to control Triatoma infestans populations (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), the main vector of Chagas disease in Argentina. However, toxicity effects and resistance have resulted from repeated applications of these insecticides over long periods. The aim of this ...

Author(s) : Eliceche, D. P.; Achinelly, M. F.; Silvestre, C.; Micieli, M. V.; Marti, G. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2022 Vol.165