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The broad distribution of macroparasites and their thriving populations are matters of health and economic concern. Macroparasites cause damage both directly through their feeding habits, which impact host fitness, and indirectly through the transmission of various infectious diseases of relevance to human and domestic animal health and wildlife co...
Gastrointestinal (GI) helminths are common parasites of humans, wildlife, and livestock, causing chronic infections. In humans and wildlife, poor nutrition or limited resources can compromise an individual's immune response, predisposing them to higher helminth burdens. This relationship has been tested in laboratory models by investigating infecti...
Gastrointestinal helminths are common parasites of humans, wildlife, and livestock, leading to chronic infections in large parts of the world. In humans, there is also an overlap in the incidence of malnutrition and helminth infections which can predispose individuals to higher infection burdens and reduced anthelmintic efficacy due to compromised...
Arid and semi-arid lands in Mexico dominate 60% of the national territory. They harbor many endemic species, as well as a large proportion of the population, and offer diverse ecosystem services. These regions are subjected to anthropogenic impacts derived from agriculture and livestock farming, which have caused land degradation and desertificatio...