The malaria parasite’s gametocyte-stage has been demonstrated in the field to heavily manipulate the blood-seeking behaviour of vector mosquitoes through… Read more »
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- A powerful attractant: Malaria parasites lure blood-sucking mosquitoes - 2nd October 2020
- A promising new avenue for anti-apicomplexan drug discovery - 21st August 2020
- European bats discovered as hosts for leishmaniasis infection - 7th July 2020
A novel compound, active against a range of single celled parasites, has recently been discovered in the symbiotic bacteria living in the gills of a shipworm.
Bats have been identified as reservoir host for Leishmania parasites in Spain.
In a caste system similar to some social insects, larval stages of some parasitic trematodes are allocated to be soldiers to defend the colony when under… Read more »