Publications

  • 2024 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T., Ilgūnas, M., Tchoumbou, M., Duc, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Himmel, T., Harl, J., Weissenböck, H. 2024. Unexpected absence of exo-erythrocytic merogony during high gametocytaemia in two species of Haemoproteus (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), including description of Haemoproteus angustus n. sp. (lineage hCWT7) and a report of previously unknown residual bodies during in vitro gametogenesis. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife, 23: art. no. 100905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2024.100905

  • 2023 m.

    Kazak, M., Bernotienė, R., Treinys, R., Bukauskaitė, D. 2023. Trypanosomatids in bloodsucking Diptera insects (Ceratopogonidae and Simuliidae) wild-caught at raptor bird nests in temperate forests. Diversity, 15 (5): art. no. 692. https://doi.org/10.3390/d15050692

  • 2021 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Duc, M., Iezhova, T.A. (2021) Description of Haemoproteus asymmetricus n. sp. (Haemoproteidae), with remarks on predictability of the DNA haplotype networks in haemosporidian parasite taxonomy research. Acta Tropica, 218: art. no. 105905. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.105905

  • 2021 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Harl, J., Preikša, V., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Lankesterella (Apicomplexa, Lankesterellidae) blood parasites of Passeriform birds: prevalence, molecular and morphological characterization, with notes on sporozoite persistence in vivo and development in vitro. Animals, 11 (5): art. no. 1451. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051451

  • 2021 m.

    Bernotienė, R., Bartkevičienė, G., Bukauskaitė, D. (2021) The flying activity of biting midges (Ceratopogonidae: Culicoides) in Verkiai Regional Park, southeastern Lithuania. Parasitology Research, 120 (7): 2323–2332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07147-2

  • 2020 m.

    Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Kazak, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Development of Trypanosoma everetti in Culicoides biting midges. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105555. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105555

  • 2019 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.A., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) High susceptibility of the laboratory-reared biting midges Culicoides nubeculosus to Haemoproteus infections, with review on Culicoides species that transmit avian haemoproteids. Parasitology. 146 (3): 333-341. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182018001373

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Fragner, K., Platonova, E., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Patterns of Plasmodium homocircumflexum virulence in experimentally infected passerine birds. Malaria Journal. 18: art. no. 174. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2810-2

  • 2019 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Sporogony of four Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with report of in vitro ookinetes of Haemoproteus hirundinis: phylogenetic inference indicates patterns of haemosporidian parasite ookinete development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 422. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3679-1

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The life-cycle of the avian haemosporidian parasite Haemoproteus majoris, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic and sporogonic development. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 516. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3773-4

  • 2019 m.

    Weinberg, J., Field, J.T., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Iezhova, T.,Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) De novo transcriptome assembly and preliminary analyses of two avian malaria parasites, Plasmodium delichoni and Plasmodium homocircumfiexum. Genomics. 111 (6): 1815-1823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2018.12.004

  • 2019 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Himmel, T., Harl, J., Weissenbock, H., Iezhova, T.A. (2019) Molecular characterization of six widespread avian haemoproteids, with description of three new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica. 197: art. no. 105051. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2019.105051

  • 2019 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) A new methodology for sporogony research of avian haemoproteids in laboratory-reared Culicoides spp., with a description of the complete sporogonic development of Haemoproteus pastoris. Parasites & Vectors. 12 (1): art. no. 582. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3832-x

  • 2018 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Fragner, K., Weissenbock, H., Atkinson, C.T., Iezhova, T.A. (2018) Characterization of Plasmodium relictum, a cosmopolitan agent of avian malaria. Malaria Journal. 17: art. no. 184. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2325-2

  • 2018 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2018) A new blood parasite of leaf warblers: molecular characterization, phylogenetic relationships, description and identification of vectors. Parasites & Vectors. 11: art.no. 538. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3109-9

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2017) Molecular characterization and distribution of Plasmodium matutinum, a common avian malaria parasite. Parasitology. 144 (3): 1726-1735. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182017000737

  • 2016 m.

    Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Palinauskas V., Iezhova T.A., Dinhopl N., Nedorost N., Weissenbacher-Lang C., Weissenbock H., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Mortality and pathology in birds due to Plasmodium (Giovannolaia) homocircumflexum infection, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic development of avian malaria parasites. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 256. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1310-x

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Description of Haemoproteus ciconiae sp nov (Haemoproteidae, Haemosporida) from the white stork Ciconia ciconia, with remarks on insensitivity of established polymerase chain reaction assays to detect this infection. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2609-2616. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5007-4

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Ilgūnas M., Bukauskaitė D., Žiegytė R., Bernotienė R., Jusys V., Eigirdas, V., Fragner K., Weissenbock H., Iezhova T.A. (2016) Plasmodium delichoni n. sp.: description, molecular characterisation and remarks on the exoerythrocytic merogony, persistence, vectors and transmission. Parasitology Research. 115 (7): 2625-2636. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5009-2

  • 2016 m.

    Bukauskaitė D., Bernotienė R., Iezhova T.A., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Mechanisms of mortality in Culicoides biting midges due to Haemoproteus infection. Parasitology. 143 (13): 1748-1754. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182016001426

  • 2015 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T.A., Bernotienė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Shapoval, A.P., Bolshakov, C.V., Markovets, M.Y., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Plasmodium spp.: an experimental study on vertebrate host susceptibility to avian malaria. Experimental Parasitology. 148: 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2014.11.005

  • 2015 m.

    Bukauskaitė, D., Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Dimitrov, D., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Markovets, M.Yu., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Biting midges (Culicoides, Diptera) transmit Haemoproteus parasites of owls: evidence from sporogony and molecular phylogeny. Parasites & Vectors. 8: 303. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-015-0910-6

  • 2015 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Ilgūnas, M., Dimitrov, D., Ježova, T. (2015) Complete sporogony of Plasmodium relictum (lineage pGRW4) in mosquitoes Culex pipiens pipiens, with implications on avian malaria epidemiology. Parasitology Research. 114 (8): 3075-3085. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4510-3

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T. (2014) Haemoproteus infections (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) kill bird-biting mosquitoes. Parasitology Research. 113 (3): 1011-1018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3733-4

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bukauskaitė, D., Dimitrov, D., Bernotienė, R., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Ježova, T. (2014) Molecular characterization of five widespread avian haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida), with perspectives on the PCR-based detection of haemosporidians in wildlife. Parasitology Research. 113 (6): 2251-2263. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3880-2

  • 2014 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Bernotienė, R., Bukauskaitė, D., Palinauskas, V., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Complete Sporogony of Plasmodium relictum (lineages pSGS1 and pGRW11) in Mosquito Culex pipiens pipiens form molestus, with Implications to Avian Malaria Epidemiology. Journal of Parasitology. 100 (6): 878-882. https://doi.org/10.1645/13-469.1

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