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17th Symposium on Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD)

Edited by:
Luis Cardoso, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal (Guest Editor)

&

Filipe Dantas-Torres, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil

Submission Status: Open  


Parasites & Vectors is presenting the collection on the 17th Symposium on Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD).

This thematic series comprises papers submitted in relation to the 17th Symposium of the CVBD® World Forum, Lisbon, Portugal, 24th – 25th September 2023, that was sponsored by Elanco Animal Health.

About the collection

This collection comprises papers submitted in relation to the 17th Symposium of the CVBD® World Forum, Lisbon, Portugal, 24th – 25th September 2023, that was sponsored by Elanco Animal Health.

The article processing charges (APC) for the articles in this series were funded by Elanco Animal Health. All articles in this series have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process overseen by the Editors, and each article can also be found individually in the journal. A detailed conflict of interest statement is included within each article.


  1. Control of leishmaniasis in the Mediterranean Basin relies on the active contributions from researchers in the fields of animal, human and environmental health. The application of knowledge, perceptions and pr...

    Authors: Rafael Rocha, Cláudia Conceição, Luzia Gonçalves and Carla Maia
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:381
  2. Asymptomatic infection is the most common outcome of exposure to Leishmania parasites. In the Mediterranean region, where Leishmania infantum is endemic, studies on the prevalence of asymptomatic infection have o...

    Authors: Rafael Rocha, Luzia Gonçalves, Cláudia Conceição, Patrícia Andrade, José Manuel Cristóvão, Jorge Condeço, Beatriz Delgado, Cristina Caeiro, Tetyana Kuzmenko, Eugénia Vasconcelos, Maria Antónia Escoval, Carmen Rey, Madalina Guz, Cláudia Norte, Carlos Aldeia, Diego Cruz…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:357
  3. Borrelia persica causes tick-borne relapsing fever in Israel, the eastern Mediterranean basin, and Asia. Relapsing fever is associated with severe illness and potentially death in humans and animals. Since B. per...

    Authors: Dor Shwartz, Yaarit Nachum-Biala, Stephanie Oren, Kobi Aharoni, Nir Edery, Lior Moss, Roni King, Roi Lapid, Reinhard K. Straubinger and Gad Baneth
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2023 16:337

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This Collection welcomes submission of original Research Articles. 

Should you wish to submit a different article type, please read our submission guidelines to confirm that type is accepted by the journal. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system, Snapp. During the submission process you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select "17th Symposium on Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD)" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Editor has no competing interests with the submissions which are handled through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Editor has competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.