Special Issue "Parasites of the Third Millennium"

A special issue of Pathogens (ISSN 2076-0817). This special issue belongs to the section "Parasitic Pathogens".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Donato Traversa
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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University Teaching Veterinary Hospital, Location Piano d'Accio, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: Feline and canine parasitology; intestinal and cardiopulmonary nematodes; vector-borne diseases; anthelmintics; drug resistance
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Prof. Dr. Angela Di Cesare
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Teramo, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: molecular parasitology; zoonotic diseases; cats; evolutionary parasitology; veterinary parasitology
Dr. Simone Morelli
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University Teaching Veterinary Hospital, Location Piano d'Accio, 64100 Teramo, Italy
Interests: Feline and canine parasitology; vector borne diseases; intestinal and cardiopulmonary nematodes
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The XXXI Congress of the Italian Society of Parasitology (SoIPa) will be a virtual conference that will take place on 16–19 June 2021. On 16 and 17 June, there will be a joint event organized under the aegis of the European Society of Dirofilariosis and Angiostrongylosis (ESDA). The joint event ESDA/SoIPa will be entirely in English, and the scientific program of the SoIPa Congress will welcome English contributions and English-speaking speakers and oral talks. For details, please see the websites: https://www.soipa2020.it/it/esda2020 and https://www.soipa2020.it/

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In this exciting context, Pathogens will be launching a Special Issue devoted to “Parasites of the Third Millennium”, which will contain full papers or reviews from selected oral talks which will be given at the above Conferences. Some of these papers will be based on Invited or Keynote talks already scheduled in the Scientific Program. Members of the Scientific Committee will select additional talks among those which will be given at the Conference, and contributions based on these will be published free of charge in the form of research or review papers in this Special Issue of Pathogens:

  1. (a) Two papers in the SoIPa/ESDA Oral Talk Session on Angiostrongylosis and Dirofilariosis
  2. (b) Two papers in the SoIPa Oral Talk Session on Veterinary Parasitology
  3. (c) Two papers in the SoIPa Oral Talk Session on Human Parasitology
  4. (d) Two papers in the SoIPa Oral Talk Session on Human and Veterinary Parasitology
  5. (e) Two paper in the SoIPa Oral Talk Session on Zoonotic Parasitoses

The other contributions, either 1) the talks which are not selected to be published free of charge or 2) the contributions sent as posters, can be submitted to this Special Issue.

At least one of the Authors of the abstract presented for the above session should be registered at the Conference and the speaker giving the oral talk should be under 40. We look forward to receiving your contributions!

Prof. Dr. Donato Traversa
Prof. Angela Di Cesare
Dr. Simone Morelli
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Pathogens is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

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