Special Issue "Epidemiology and Management of Foodborne Parasitic Diseases"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2024 | Viewed by 10371
2. Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health (CIISA), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, 1300-477 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: parasitic diseases; zoonotic diseases; molecular diagnostics; tropical diseases; epidemiology; sarcocystis; toxoplasma; echinococcus; giardia; cryptosporidium
Interests: parasitology; foodborne parasites; molecular diagnostics and molecular epidemiology of parasites
Interests: meat inspection; zoonoses and zoonotic agents; game meat hygiene; animal welfare
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The impact of foodborne parasites on human health has been underestimated because these pathogens often have insidious chronic effects, rather than causing acute diseases. These parasites are also associated with impoverished populations and many are zoonotic, with animals in their life cycle that act as reservoirs of infection. The emergence of foodborne parasites has brought them into focus, especially due to new trends that allowed them to appear in new locations and populations, transmitted through different food types, and sometimes with unexpected symptoms. This reinforces the need to have a One Health approach not only in the understanding of the epidemiology but mostly in the management of these diseases.
This Special Issue is dedicated to studies covering different aspects of foodborne parasite research, such as their etiology, epidemiology, and pathogenesis, as well as the diagnosis, control, and treatment of foodborne parasitic diseases. Review papers, case reports, and experimental studies would also provide a valuable contribution to the scientific community.
Dr. Jacinto Gomes
Dr. Relja Beck
Dr. Madalena Vieira-Pinto
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- foodborne parasites
- One Health
- zoonotic diseases
- domestic animals