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Cryptosporidiosis is a significant cause of diarrhoea in animals and humans throughout the world. It presents a severe health risk, especially to children living in...


Human dirofilariosis, a mosquito-borne infection caused by Dirofilaria nematodes, is currently considered to be an emerging zoonosis in the territory of the Central Europe. Climate...


Alveolar echinococcosis (AE) caused by small tapeworm Echinococcus multilocularis belongs among the most severe parasitic diseases transmissible between animals and humans. The disease is characterized...


Globally, especially climate and social changes, increasing tourism bring an extraordinary risk of importing parasitosis from the tropics and subtropics, including the possibility of permanent...


Four hundred twenty-three ticks that had fed on humans were tested for the presence of tick-borne pathogens. Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. was 17.2...


It is not always easy to remove a bitten tick safely and correctly. The recommended quick method of removing it is with a damp cotton...


The work deals with the preference of the place of attachment of the common tick on the human body. Approximately a quarter of the young...


Amphizoic amoebae of the genus Acanthamoeba are causative agents of severe human infections (granulomatous amoebic encephalitis, Acanthamoeba keratitis) with problematic therapy. The cytotoxic effect of...