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
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

2.289 (2020)
Impact factor
2.403 (2020)
Five year impact factor
34 days
Submission to first decision
155 days
Submission to acceptance
522,306 (2020)
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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.

  • Announcement: COVID-19 impact on peer review

    As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

  • '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.


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1432-1955
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0932-0113
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