Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 179

Table of Content: January-June 2021; 13(1)

January 2021

Prevalence of intestinal schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among patients living in “Vallée du Kou” in Burkina Faso one year after treatment

In Burkina Faso, most reported Schistosoma infections are related to urinary schistosomiasis and focus on school-aged children. Here, we aimed to determine the prevalence of intestinal schistosomiasis and associated risk factors among patients in “Vallée du Kou” in Burkina Faso one year after treatment with praziquantel. A longitudinal study involving 980 participants of both sexes aged 6 to 80 years...

Author(s): Nina Gouba, Issaka Zongo, Hermann Sorgho, Alassane Haro, Coulibaly Sié Bienvenu Franck, Olivier O. Sombié and Jean Bosco Ouédraogo    

January 2021

Molecular basis of arrested liver stage development of the gamma irradiated Plasmodium yoelii sporozoite

Worldwide, about 270 million people are diagnosed with malaria annually and about a million deaths occur from this disease mostly in children and pregnant women in Africa. Despite enormous effort and resources directed towards malaria control and eradication, problems of resistance to chloroquine by the malaria parasite and resistance to insecticide by the mosquito vector have only contributed to worsening of the spread...

Author(s): Ndeta G. A. and Porter-Kelly J. M.