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.

  • 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 (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

2.383 (2021)
Impact factor
2.348 (2021)
Five year impact factor
23 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
685,452 (2021)
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  • Editor Highlights

    (c) ktsdesign - FotoliaParasitology Research publishes outstanding research to highlight advances in the field. Our Editors would like to share a selection of recent article highlights.

  • 'Zoonotic parasites: The One Health challenge’, a new special issue

    Editors are proud to present a new special issue on “Zoonotic parasites: The One Health challenge”. This collection of articles has been conceived in order to cover the broader range of zoonotic parasites worldwide, providing an update on those of both wildlife and domestic animals. The concept of One Health is paradigmatic in Parasitology with many parasites inhabiting our Earth and perpetuating in domesticated animals, wildlife and humans. Parasitology is a clear example embodying the holistic approach of medical and veterinary medicine.


    Read more here.

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Electronic ISSN
1432-1955
Print ISSN
0932-0113
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