• Chris Arme, Keele University

Associate Editors

  • Filipe Dantas-Torres, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães
  • Dina Fonseca, Rutgers University
  • Aneta Kostadinova, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
  • Yvonne Linton, Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit
  • Kevin M Tyler, University of East Anglia
  • Xing-Quan Zhu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Assistant Editors

  • Deborah Goodall, Keele University
  • Kathryn Taylor, University of Manchester


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Manuscripts on all aspects of the basic and applied biology of parasites, intermediate hosts, vectors and vector-borne pathogens will be considered. The average time from submission to a first decision is 24 days.

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Kinetoplastid Biology & Disease and Filaria Journal

Parasites & Vectors expands upon the scope of two former BioMed Central publications, Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease and Filaria Journal, both of which ceased publication in December 2007. Authors working in the areas covered by these journals are encouraged to submit their work to Parasites & Vectors. The full archives of these two journals remain available from the Kinetoplastid Biology and Disease and Filaria Journal websites and PubMed Central.
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ISSN: 1756-3305