The journal Parasitology Research covers the latest developments in parasitology across a variety of disciplines, including biology, medicine and veterinary medicine. Among many topics discussed are chemotherapy and control of parasitic disease, and the relationship of host and parasite.

Other coverage includes: Protozoology, Helminthology, Entomology; Morphology (incl. Pathomorphology, Ultrastructure); Biochemistry, Physiology including Molecular Biology; Parasite-Host-Relationships including Immunology and Host Specificity; Life History, Ecology and Epidemiology; and Diagnosis, Chemotherapy and Control of Parasitic Diseases.

Impact Factor 2018: 2.067


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  • Takes a thorough, wide-ranging view of parasites and their mechanisms of operation
  • Covers a range of related fields
  • Examines use of chemotherapy in treatment of parasitic diseases
  • 99% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Una Ryan,
  • Julia Walochnik
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

1.641 (2019)
Impact factor
1.843 (2019)
Five year impact factor
32 days
Submission to first decision
173 days
Submission to acceptance
449,462 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
1432-1955
Print ISSN
0932-0113
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