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Parasitic diseases have remained as a principal threat for human health and animals' productivity for years.
Management of these plant parasitic nematodes by using several organic amendments is the need of the time.
A long term study within pigeon population is essential to know the prevalence of parasitic infection, risk factor and vector potentiality in pigeon population.
As a result, emerging parasitic diseases such as Zika and Chikungunya have assumed endemic proportions.
Address for correspondence: Zhenhua Yu or Xin Liu, Shandong Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Shandong Academy of Medical Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Vector-Borne Diseases and Food-Borne Parasitic Diseases, Jining 272033, China; email: or
The use of these data was consistent with the regulations of the National Centre of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD), Sofia, Bulgaria (Approval number: 1000-107/20.02.17)
The collected data were yearly classified to determine the intestinal parasitic infections per years.
In four (4%) patients, the pathology results indicated parasitic infection.
The research, which was conducted with the Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research, found that parasitic worms living in the intestines, known as roundworms, release a protein molecule which prevents the host from having an allergic reaction.
Theme of the conference will cover all the major areas of parasitology and related to parasitic diseases of veterinary and public health importance, diagnostic chemo-prophylaxis, anti-parasitic and vaccines of parasites, zoonotic parasitic diseases and vector-borne diseases and role of veterinarians under one-health concept epidemiology.
Parasitic diseases have been with humanity since time immemorial [1] Even today, these diseases remain among the major cause of human melancholy and death in the world and are an important impediment to the development of economically less privileged countries.
Parasitic illness outbreaks linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds have doubled over the last few years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in May.