Human Parasitic Diseases

An international, peer reviewed, open access journal on basic and clinical research on parasitic diseases.  Topics of interest include malaria and other protozoa, filariasis, helminthiasis, cestode and trematode infections, coccidiodis and sarcomastigophora infections.  Transmission dynamics, diagnosis, epidemiology, therapeutic options, health services issues and risk factors are of interest.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Ashley Croft

ISSN: 1179-5700

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An Unusual Case of Echinostomiasis in a Retropositive Patient: A Case Report
Vinay Khanna, Kriti Tilak, Yasha Mukim and Ruchi Khanna
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 43-45
Case report | Published on 03 Aug 2016

Asymptomatic Malaria Infections in an Endemic City of Honduras
Alejandra Maradiaga, Joel S. García, Rosa E. Mejía-Torres, Lenin Escober, Jessia Matamoros, Lourdes Enríquez and Gustavo A. Fontecha
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 37-41
Original Research | Published on 18 Jul 2016

Soil-Transmitted Helminths, Poverty, and Malnutrition in Honduran Children Living in Remote Rural Communities
Ana Lourdes Sanchez, José Antonio Gabrie, Maritza Canales, María Mercedes Rueda, Gustavo A. Fontecha, Patrick W. Mason, Gonzalo Bearman and Michael P. Stevens
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 27-35
Original Research | Published on 10 Mar 2016

High Prevalence of Gametocyte Carriage among Individuals with Asymptomatic Malaria: Implications for Sustaining Malaria Control and Elimination Efforts in Ethiopia
Teshome Degefa, Ahmed Zeynudin, Endalew Zemene, Daniel Emana and Delenasaw Yewhalaw
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 17-25
Original Research | Published on 29 Feb 2016

Malaria: Control, Elimination, and Eradication
Olusola Ojurongbe, Akeem A. Akindele, Samuel A. Adedokun and Bolaji N. Thomas
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 11-15
Review | Published on 28 Jan 2016

Fifteen Years of Toxoplasmosis Screening at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, a Diagnostic Reference Center in Venezuela
Luciano Mauriello, Zoraida Diaz-Bello, Milagros Aponte, Arturo Muñoz-Calderón and Belkisyolé Alarcón de Noya
Human Parasitic Diseases 2016:8 1-9
Original Research | Published on 21 Jan 2016

Intestinal Myiasis by Larvae of Sarcophaga Species: A Case Report and Morphological Studies
Hosuru Subramanya Supram, Shishir Gokhale, Dharm Raj Bhatta and Subash Sapkota
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 29-33
Short Report | Published on 09 Nov 2015

Blastocystis Species: Guilty or Innocent?
Vinay Khanna, Kriti Tilak, Chaitra Shankar and Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 25-28
Original Research | Published on 11 Oct 2015

Rare Case of Meningoencephalitis Due to Aspergillus and Acanthamoeba Coinfection
Vinay Khanna, Kriti Tilak, Mukhyaprana Prabhu, Padma Priya and Ruchee Khanna
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 19-23
Case Report | Published on 23 Sep 2015

Diagnosing Neglected Tropical Diseases in HIV Coinfection
José A.L. Lindoso, Ana C.S. Lima, Mirella A. Cunha and Claudia M.C. Gomes
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 11-18
Review | Published on 23 Aug 2015

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites and Association with Malnutrition at a Ghanaian Orphanage
Kwabena O. Duedu, Eric Peprah, Isaac Anim-Baidoo and Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 5-9
Original Research | Published on 09 Aug 2015

Gauze Filtration Technique for Quick and Inexpensive Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites
Kriti Tilak, Vinay Khanna, Peralam Yegneswaran Prakash and Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Human Parasitic Diseases 2015:7 1-3
Methodology | Published on 20 Apr 2015

Subcutaneous Infection with Dirofilaria repens — A Case Report
Vinay Khanna, Sandeep Shenai, Kriti Ttilak, S. Shailaja, Nidhi Malik, V. Shashidhar and Chiranjay Mukhopadhyay
Human Parasitic Diseases 2014:6 1-3
Case report | Published on 07 May 2014

Unusual Presentation of Multiple Nerve Palsies with Granulomatous Encephalitis Due to Acanthamoeba Species
Vinay Khanna, Aparna Pai, Anirudda Deshpande, K.V. Chakradhar and Chiranjay Mukhopadhayay
Human Parasitic Diseases 2013:5 1-5
Case report | Published on 07 Aug 2013

Head Lice Among Primary School Children in Viana, Angola: Prevalence and Relevant Teachers’ Knowledge
Pedro Magalhães, Emília V. Figueiredo and Daniel P. Capingana
Human Parasitic Diseases 2011:3 11-18
Original Research | Published on 25 Apr 2011

Computational Characterization of Surface-Associated Binding Interaction of Alpha-Enolase of Trichomonas vaginalis with Human Plasminogen
Surya Prakash Dwivedi, Nuzhat Husain and GV Reddy
Human Parasitic Diseases 2011:3 1-10
Hypothesis | Published on 24 Mar 2011 | Highly accessed (previous month)

Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Nihar Dash, Mansour Al-Zarouni, Khurshid Anwar and Debadatta Panigrahi
Human Parasitic Diseases 2010:2 21-24
Original Research | Published on 21 Jun 2010

Drugs to Prevent Malaria in Travellers: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Ashley M. Croft, Frédérique A. Jacquerioz and Katharine L. Jones
Human Parasitic Diseases 2010:2 1-19
Concise Review | Published on 15 Mar 2010

Detection and Quantification of Plasmodium DNA in Dried Blood Spots Using a Commercial Real-Time PCR Assay and Filter Card System
Thomas Hanscheid, Vera Codices, Adrian J.F. Luty, Ayola A. Adegnika, Peter G. Kremsner and Martin P. Grobusch
Human Parasitic Diseases 2009:1 1-4
Published on 03 Feb 2009

Human Parasitic Diseases - communicating new knowledge equitably and logically
Ashley M. Croft
Human Parasitic Diseases 2009:1 5-6
Published on 30 Sep 2008

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