Publications

  • 2024 m.

    Tchoumbou, M., Harl, J., Souaibou, A., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. 2024. Molecular characterization of Haemoproteus enucleator with emphasis on the host and geographic distribution. Acta Tropica, 253: art. no. 107154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2024.107154

  • 2024 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Hernández-Lara, C., Duc, M., Iezhova, T. 2024. First experimental observation on biology of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium (Novyella) homonucleophilum (lineage pSW2), with remarks on virulence and distribution. Acta Tropica, 253: art. no. 107174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2024.107174

  • 2024 m.

    Himmel, T., Harl, J., Matt, J., Nedorost, N., Iezhova, T., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenböck, H. 2024. RNAscope in situ hybridization reveals microvascular sequestration of Plasmodium relictum pSGS1 blood stages but absence of exo-erythrocytic dormant stages during latent infection of Serinus canaria. Malaria Journal, 23 (1): art. no. 70. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-024-04899-x

  • 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

  • 2024 m.

    Harl, J., Fauchois, A., Puech, M.P., Gey, D., Ariey, F., Izac, B., Weissenboeck, H., Chakarov, N., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Duval, L. 2024. Novel phylogenetic clade of avian Haemoproteus parasites (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) from Accipitridae raptors, with description of a new Haemoproteus species. Parasite, 31: art. no. 5. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2023066

  • 2024 m.

    Himmel, T., Harl, J., Matt, J., Nedorost, N., Lunardi, M., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenböck, H. 2024. Co-infecting Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida, Apicomplexa) show different host tissue tropism during exo-erythrocytic development in Fringilla coelebs (Fringillidae). International Journal for Parasitology, 54 (1): 1–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2023.07.004

  • 2023 m.

    Vanstreels, R.E.T., Chagas, C.R.F., Valkiūnas, G., dos Anjos, C.C., Parsons, N.J., Roberts, D.G., Snyman, A., Hurtado, R., Kirchgatter, K., Ludynia, K., Pistorius, P.A 2023. Haemoproteus jenniae (Haemoproteidae, Haemosporida) infects gulls (Larus spp.) in South Africa, with redescription of Haemoproteus skuae. Parasitology, 150 (14): 1286–1295. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003118202300029X

  • 2023 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Duc, M., Himmel, T., Eigirdas, V., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. 2023. Exo-erythrocytic development of Leucocytozoon parasites (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) in song thrushes Turdus philomelos. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife, 22: 60–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2023.08.008

  • 2023 m.

    Duc, M., Himmel, T., Ilgūnas, M., Eigirdas, V., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. 2023. Exo-erythrocytic development of two Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), with description of Haemoproteus dumbbellus, a new blood parasite of bunting birds (Emberizidae). International Journal for Parasitology, 53 (10): 531–543. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2023.02.009

  • 2023 m.

    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenboeck, H. 2023. The 18S rRNA genes of Haemoproteus (Haemosporida, Apicomplexa) parasites from European songbirds with remarks on improved parasite diagnostics. Malaria Journal, 22 (1): art. no. 232. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-023-04661-9

  • 2023 m.

    Duc, M., Himmel, T., Harl, J., Iezhova, T., Nedorost, N., Matt, J., Ilgūnas, M., Weissenbock, H., Valkiūnas, G. 2023. Comparative analysis of the exo-erythrocytic development of five lineages of Haemoproteus majoris, a common haemosporidian parasite of European passeriform birds. Pathogens, 12 (7): art. no. 898. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens12070898

  • 2023 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Duc, M., Gutierrez-Liberato, G.A., Valkiūnas, G. 2023. Host cells of Leucocytozoon (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) gametocytes, with remarks on the phylogenetic importance of this character. Pathogens, 12 (5): art. no. 712. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens12050712

  • 2023 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. 2023. Insights into the biology of Leucocytozoon species (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae): Why is there slow research progress on agents of Leucocytozoonosis? Microorganisms, 11 (5): art. no. 1251. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms11051251

  • 2023 m.

    Ferraguti, M., Magallanes, S., Jimenez-Penuela, J., de la Puente, J.M., Garcia-Longoria, L., Figuerola, J., Muriel, J., Albayrak, T., Bensch, S., Bonneaud, C., Clarke, R.H., Czirjak, G.A., Dimitrov, D., Espinoza, K., Ewen, J.G., Ishtiaq, F., Flores-Saavedra, W., Garamszegi, L.Z., Hellgren, O., Horakova, D., Huyvaert, K.P., Jensen, H., Križanauskienė, A., Lima, M.R., Lujan-Vega, C., Magnussen, E., Martin, L.B., Matson, K.D., Moller, A.P., Munclinger, P., Palinauskas, V., Pap, P.L., Perez-Tris, J., Renner, S.C., Ricklefs, R., Scebba, S., Sehgal, R.N.M., Soler, M., Szoellosi, E., Valkiūnas, G., Westerdahl, H., Zehtindjiev, P., Marzal, A. 2023. Environmental, geographical and time- related impacts on avian malaria infections in native and introduced populations of house sparrows (Passer domesticus), a globally invasive species. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 32 (5): 809–823. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13651

  • 2023 m.

    Matta, N.E., Gonzalez, L.P., Vargas-Ramirez, M., Valkiūnas, G., Escalante, A.A., Pacheco, M.A. 2023. Morphometric and molecular characterization of an unpigmented haemosporidian parasite in the Neotropical turnip-tailed gecko (Thecadactylus rapicauda). Parasitology, 150 (3): 221–229. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182022001421

  • 2022 m.

    Pacheco, M.A., Junge, R.E., Menon, A., McRoberts, J., Valkiūnas, G., Escalante, A.A. 2022. The evolution of primate malaria parasites: A study on the origin and diversification of Plasmodium in lemurs. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 174: art. no. 107551. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2022.107551

  • 2022 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Himmel, T., Harl, J.,Dagys, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. 2022. Exo-erythrocytic development of avian haemosporidian parasites in European owls. Animals, 12 (17): art. no. 2212. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12172212

  • 2022 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. 2022. Keys to the avian Haemoproteus parasites (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae). Malaria journal, 21 (1): art. no. 269. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04235-1

  • 2022 m.

    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Nedorost, N., Matt, J., Kubber-Heiss, A., Alic, A., Konicek, C., Weissenbock, H. (2022) Avian haemosporidian parasites of accipitriform raptors. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 14. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-04019-z

  • 2022 m.

    Groff, T.C., Lorenz, T.J., Iezhova, T.A., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2022) Description and molecular characterization of novel Leucocytozoon parasite (Apicomplexa: Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon polynuclearisn. sp. found in North American woodpeckers. Systematic Parasitology, 99 (1): 103–114. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-021-10019-z

  • 2022 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Duc, M., Iezhova, T.A. (2022) Increase of avian Plasmodium circumflexum prevalence, but not of other malaria parasites and related haemosporidians in northern Europe during the past 40 years. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 105. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04116-7

  • 2022 m.

    Pendl, H., Hernandez-Lara, C., Kubacki, J., Borel, N., Albini, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2022) Exo-erythrocytic development of Plasmodium matutinum (lineage pLINN1) in a naturally infected roadkill fieldfare Turdus pilaris. Malaria Journal, 21 (1): art. no. 148. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-022-04166-x

  • 2021 m.

    Anjos, C.C., Chagas, C.R.F., Fecchio, A., Schunck, F., Costa-Nascimento, M.J., Monteiro, E.F., Mathias, B.S., Bell, J.A., Guimaraes, L.O., Comiche, K.J.M., Valkiūnas, G., Kirchgatter, K. (2021) Avian malaria and related parasites from resident and migratory birds in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, with description of a new haemoproteus species. Pathogens, 10 (2): art. no. 103. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10020103

  • 2021 m.

    Binkienė, R., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Molecular and morphological characterization of three new species of avian Onchocercidae (Nematoda) with emphasis on circulating microfilariae. Parasites & Vectors, 14 (1): art. no. 137. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04614-8

  • 2021 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Harl, J., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Co-infections of Plasmodium relictum lineages pSGS1 and pGRW04 are readily distinguishable by broadly used PCR-based protocols, with remarks on global distribution of these malaria parasites. Acta Tropica, 217: art. no. 105860. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2021.105860

  • 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.

    Kalbskopf, V., Ahren, D., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Hellgren, O. (2021) Shifts in gene expression variability in the blood-stage of Plasmodium relictum. Gene, 792: art. no. 145723. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2021.145723

  • 2021 m.

    Ghaemitalab, V., Mirshamsi, O., Valkiūnas, G., Aliabadian, M. (2021) Prevalence and genetic diversity of avian haemosporidian Parasites in Southern Iran. Pathogens, 10 (6): art. no. 645. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens10060645

  • 2021 m.

    Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Kubiliūnaitė, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) First report of Haemoproteus (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) megalomeronts in the brain of an avian host, with description of megalomerogony of Haemoproteus pastoris, the blood parasite of the Common starling. Animals, 11 (10): art. no. 2824. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11102824

  • 2021 m.

    Hernandez-Lara, C., Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Massive infection of lungs with exo-erythrocytic meronts in European robin Erithacus rubecula during natural Haemoproteus attenuatus haemoproteosis. Animals, 11 (11): art. no. 3273. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113273

  • 2021 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Binkienė, R., Valkiūnas, G. (2021) Description and molecular characterization of two species of avian blood parasites, with remarks on circadian rhythms of avian Haematozoa infections. Animals, 11 (12): art. no. 3490. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11123490

  • 2020 m.

    Venugopal, K., Hentzschel, F., Valkiūnas, G., Marti, M. (2020) Plasmodium asexual growth and sexual development in the haematopoietic niche of the host. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 18 (3): 177–189. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41579-019-0306-2

  • 2020 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Binkienė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G (2020) The buffy coat method : a tool for detection of blood parasites without staining procedures. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 104. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-3984-8

  • 2020 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Platonova, E., Bernotienė, R., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V. (2020) Complete sporogony of the blood parasite Haemoproteus nucleocondensus in common biting midges: why is its transmission interrupted in Europe? Parasitology, 147 (5): 593–600. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182020000116

  • 2020 m.

    Garcia-Longoria, L., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Differential gene expression of Plasmodium homocircumflexum (lineage pCOLL4) across two experimentally infected passerine bird species. Genomics, 112 (4): 2857–2865. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygeno.2020.03.025

  • 2020 m.

    Videvall, E., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2020) Host transcriptional responses to high- and low-virulent avian malaria parasites. American Naturalist, 195 (6): 1070–1084. https://doi.org/10.1086/708530

  • 2020 m.

    Inumaru, M., Aratani, S., Shimizu, M., Yamamoto, M., Sato, Y., Murata, K., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Penguins are competent hosts of Haemoproteus parasites: the first detection of gametocytes, with molecular characterization of Haemoproteus larae. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 307. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04176-1

  • 2020 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Chagas, C.R.F., Bernotienė, R., Iezhova, T.A. (2020) Molecular characterization of swallow haemoproteids, with description of one new Haemoproteus species. Acta Tropica, 207: art. no. 105486. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105486

  • 2020 m.

    Ciloglu, A., Ergen, A.G., Inci, A., Dik, B., Duzlu, O., Onder, Z, Yetismis, G., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G., Yildirim, A. (2020) Prevalence and genetic diversity of avian haemosporidian parasites at an intersection point of bird migration routes: Sultan Marshes National Park, Turkey. Acta Tropica, 210: art. no. 105465. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105465

  • 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

  • 2020 m.

    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Ilgūnas, M., Bakonyi, T., Weissenbock, H. (2020) Geographic and host distribution of haemosporidian parasite lineages from birds of the family Turdidae. Malaria Journal, 19 (1): art. no. 335. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-020-03408-0

  • 2020 m.

    Duc, M., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G. (2020) Patterns of Haemoproteus majoris (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) megalomeront development. Acta Tropica, 212: art. no. 105706. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105706

  • 2019 m.

    Ciloglu, A., Ellis, V.A., Bernotienė, R.,Valkiūnas, G., Bensch, S. (2019) A new one-step multiplex PCR assay for simultaneous detection and identification of avian haemosporidian parasites. Parasitology Research. 118 (1): 191-201. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-6153-7

  • 2019 m.

    Ortiz-Catedral, L., Brunton, D., Stidworthy, M.F., Elsheikha, H.M., Pennycott, T., Schulze, C., Braun, M., Wink, M., Gerlach, H., Pendl, H., Gruber, A.D., Ewen, J., Perez-Tris, J., Valkiūnas, G., Olias, P. (2019) Haemoproteus minutus is highly virulent for Australasian and South American parrots. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 40. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-3255-0

  • 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.

    Himmel, T., Harl, J., Kubber-Heiss, A., Konicek, C., Fernandez, N., Juan-Salles, C., Ilgūnas, M., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) Molecular probes for the identification of avian Haemoproteus and Leucocytozoon parasites in tissue sections by chromogenic in situ hybridization. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 282. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3536-2

  • 2019 m.

    Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Vaitkutė, G., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) Identification of a new vector species of avian haemoproteids, with a description of methodology for the determination of natural vectors of haemosporidian parasites. Parasites & Vectors. 12: art. no. 307. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3559-8

  • 2019 m.

    Pornpanom, P., Chagas, C.R.F., Lertwatcharasarakul, P., Kasorndorkbua, C., Valkiūnas, G., Salakij, C. (2019) Molecular prevalence and phylogenetic relationship of Haemoproteus and Plasmodium parasites of owls in Thailand: Data from a rehabilitation centre. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 9: 248-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.06.002

  • 2019 m.

    Lotta, I.A., Valkiūnas, G., Pacheco, M.A., Escalante, A.A., Hernandez, S.R., Matta, N.E. (2019) Disentangling Leucocytozoon parasite diversity in the neotropics: Descriptions of two new species and shortcomings of molecular diagnostics for leucocytozoids. International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 9: 159-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.05.002

  • 2019 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Palinauskas, V., Platonova, E., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2019) The experimental study on susceptibility of common European songbirds to Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pGRW6), a widespread avian malaria parasite. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 290. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2926-4

  • 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.

    Harl, J., Himmel, T., Valkiūnas, G., Weissenbock, H. (2019) The nuclear 18S ribosomal DNAs of avian haemosporidian parasites. Malaria Journal. 18 (1): art. no. 305. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-019-2940-6

  • 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.

    Cepeda, A.S., Lotta-Arevalo, I.A., Pinto-Osorio, D.F., Macias-Zacipa, J., Valkiūnas, G., Barato, P., Matta, N.E. (2019) Experimental characterization of the complete life cycle of Haemoproteus columbae, with a description of a natural host-parasite system used to study this infection. International Journal for Parasitology. 49 (12): 975-984. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.07.003

  • 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.

    Groff, T.C.,Lorenz, T.J., Crespo, R., Iezhova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2019) Haemoproteosis lethality in a woodpecker, with molecular and morphological characterization of Haemoproteus velans (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae). International Journal for Parasitology-Parasites and Wildlife. 10: 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijppaw.2019.07.007

  • 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.

    Pacheco, M.A., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Parker, P.G., Mello, B., Stanley, C.E., Lentino, M., Garcia-Amado, M.A., Cranfield, M., Pond, S.L.K., Escalante, A.A. (2018) Mode and rate of evolution of haemosporidian mitochondrial genomes: timing the radiation of avian parasites. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35 (2): 383-403. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msx285

  • 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.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. (2018) Keys to the avian malaria parasites. Malaria Journal. 17: art. no. 212. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2359-5

  • 2018 m.

    Jia, T., Valkiūnas, G., Yang, M.H., Zheng, C.M., Pu, T.C., Zhang, Y.Y., Dong, L., Suo, X., Zhang, C.L. (2018) Malaria parasites and related haemosporidians cause mortality in cranes: a study on the parasites diversity, prevalence and distribution in Beijing Zoo. Malaria Journal. 17: art.no 234. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2385-3″>https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-018-2385-3

  • 2018 m.

    Pacheco, M.A., Cepeda, A.S., Bernotienė, R., Lotta, I.A., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Escalante, A.A. (2018) Primers targeting mitochondrial genes of avian haemosporidians: PCR detection and differential DNA amplification of parasites belonging to different genera. International Journal for Parasitology. 48 (8): 657-670. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.02.003

  • 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

  • 2018 m.

    Ferreira, F.C., Dutra, D.D., Martins, N.R.S., Valkiūnas, G., Braga, E.M. (2018) Haemoproteus paraortalidum n. sp in captive Black-fronted Piping-guans Aburria jacutinga (Galliformes, Cracidae): High prevalence in a population reintroduced into the wild. Acta Tropica. 188: 93-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2018.08.035

  • 2018 m.

    Huang, X., Hansson, R., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. (2018) The success of sequence capture in relation to phylogenetic distance from a reference genome: a case study of avian haemosporidian parasites. International Journal for Parasitology. 48 (12): 947-954. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2018.05.009

  • 2018 m.

    Field, J.T., Weinberg, J., Bensch, S., Matta, N.E., Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2018) Delineation of the genera Haemoproteus and Plasmodium using RNA-seq and multi-gene phylogenetics. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 86 (9): 646-654. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00239-018-9875-3

  • 2017 m.

    Chagas, C.R.F., Valkiūnas, G., Guimaraes, L.D., Monteiro, E.F., Guida, F.J.V., Simoes, R.F., Rodrigues, P.T., Luna, E.J.D., Kirchgatter, K. (2017) Diversity and distribution of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites in captive birds from a Brazilian megalopolis. Malaria Journal. 16: art. no. 83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1729-8

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Iezhova, T.A. (2017) Exo-erythrocytic development of avian malaria and related haemosporidian parasites. Malaria Journal. 16: art. no. 101. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-017-1746-7

  • 2017 m.

    Ricklefs, R.E., Medeiros, M., Ellis, V.A., Svensson-Coelho M., Blake J.G., Loiselle B.A., Soares L., Fecchio A., Outlaw D., Marra, P.P., Latta, S.C., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. (2017) Avian migration and the distribution of malaria parasites in New World passerine birds. Journal of Biogeography. 44 (5): 1113-1123. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12928

  • 2017 m.

    Videvall, E., Cornwallis, C.K., Ahren, D., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2017) The transcriptome of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium ashfordi displays host-specific gene expression. Molecular Ecology. 26 (11): 2939-2958. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14085

  • 2017 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Markovets, M.Y., Bernotienė, R., Mukhin, A., Iezhova, T.A., Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V. (2017) The widespread biting midge Culicoides impunctatus (Ceratopogonidae) is susceptible to infection with numerous Haemoproteus (Haemoproteidae) species. Parasites & Vectors.10: art. no. 397. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2317-z”>https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-017-2317-z

  • 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

  • 2017 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Pendl, H., Olias, P. (2017) New Haemoproteus parasite of parrots, with remarks on the virulence of haemoproteids in naive avian hosts. Acta Tropica. 176: 256-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2017.08.004

  • 2017 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Žiegytė, R., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2017) Experimental evidence for hybridization of closely related lineages in Plasmodium relictum. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 217: 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molbiopara.2017.08.002

  • 2016 m.

    Žiegytė R., Bernotienė R., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Haemoproteus tartakovskyi (Haemoproteidae): Complete sporogony in Culicoides nubeculosus (Ceratopogonidae), with implications for avian haemoproteid experimental research. Experimental Parasitology. 160: 17-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2015.11.003

  • 2016 m.

    Valkiūnas G., Mobley K., Ježova T.A. (2016) Hepatozoon ellisgreineri n. sp. (Hepatozoidae): description of the first avian apicomplexan blood parasite inhabiting granulocytes. Parasitology Research. 115 (2): 609-613. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4777-4

  • 2016 m.

    Carlson J.S., Giannitti F., Valkiūnas G., Tell L.A., Snipes J., Wright S., Cornel A.J. (2016) A method to preserve low parasitaemia Plasmodium-infected avian blood for host and vector infectivity assays. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 154. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1198-5

  • 2016 m.

    Bernotienė R., Palinauskas V., Iezhova T., Murauskaitė D., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Avian haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida): A comparative analysis of different polymerase chain reaction assays in detection of mixed infections. Experimental Parasitology. 163: 31-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2016.01.009

  • 2016 m.

    Chagas C.R.F., Guimares L.D., Monteiro E.F., Valkiūnas G., Katayama M.V., Santos S.V., Guida F.J.V., Simoes R.F., Kirchgatter K. (2016) Hemosporidian parasites of free-living birds in the So Paulo Zoo, Brazil. Parasitology Research. 115 (4): 1443-1452. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4878-0

  • 2016 m.

    Walther E., Valkiūnas G., Wommack E.A., Bowie R.C.K., Iezhova T.A., Sehgal R.N.M. (2016) Description and molecular characterization of a new Leucocytozoon parasite (Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon californicus sp nov., found in American kestrels (Falco sparverius sparverius). Parasitology Research. 115 (5): 1853-1862. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-4925-5

  • 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.

    Bernotienė R., Valkiūnas G. (2016) PCR detection of malaria parasites and related haemosporidians: the sensitive methodology in determining bird-biting insects. Malaria Journal. 15: art. no. 283. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12936-016-1338-y

  • 2016 m.

    Dimitrov D., Iezhova T.A., Zehtindjiev P., Bobeva A., Ilieva M., Kirilova M., Bedev K., Sjoholm C., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Molecular characterisation of three avian haemoproteids (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), with the description of Haemoproteus (Parahaemoproteus) palloris n. sp. Systematic parasitology. 93 (5): 431-449. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-016-9638-8

  • 2016 m.

    Mantilla J.S., Gonzalez A.D., Lotta I.A., Moens M., Pacheco M.A., Escalante A.A., Valkiūnas G., Moncada L.I., Perez-Tris J., Matta N.E. (2016) Haemoproteus erythrogravidus n. sp (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae): Description and molecular characterization of a widespread blood parasite of birds in South America. Acta Tropica. 159: 83-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.02.025

  • 2016 m.

    Bensch, S., Canbäck B., DeBarry J.D., Johansson T., Hellgren O., Kissinger J.C. Palinauskas V., Videvall E., Valkiūnas G. (2016) The genome of Haemoproteus tartakovskyi and its relationship to human malaria parasites. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8 (5): 1361-1373. https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evw081

  • 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.

    Valkiūnas G., Iezhova T., Sehgal R.N.M. (2016) Deforestation does not affect the prevalence of a common trypanosome in African birds. Acta Tropica. 162: 222-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2016.07.003

  • 2016 m.

    Mukhin A., Palinauskas V., Platonova E., Kobylkov D., Vakoliuk I., Valkiūnas G. (2016) The strategy to survive primary malaria infection: an experimental study on behavioural changes in parasitized birds. PLOS ONE. 11 (7): e0159216. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159216

  • 2016 m.

    Nilsson E., Taubert H., Hellgren O., Huang X., Palinauskas V., Markovets M.Y., Valkiūnas G., Bensch S. (2016) Multiple cryptic species of sympatric generalists within the avian blood parasite Haemoproteus majoris. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 29 (9): 1812-1826. https://doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12911

  • 2016 m.

    Asghar M., Palinauskas V., Zaghdoudi-Allan N., Valkiūnas G., Mukhin A., Platonova, E., Farnert A., Bensch S., Hasselquist D. (2016) Parallel telomere shortening in multiple body tissues owing to malaria infection. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 283 (1836): art. no. 20161184. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.1184

  • 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

  • 2016 m.

    Moens M.A.J., Valkiūnas G., Paca A., Bonaccorso E., Aguirre N., Perez-Tris Jv. (2016) Parasite specialization in a unique habitat: hummingbirds as reservoirs of generalist blood parasites of Andean birds. Journal of Animal Ecology. 85 (5): 1234-1245. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12550

  • 2016 m.

    Lutz H.L., Marra N.J., Grewe F., Carlson J.S., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G., Stanhope M.J. (2016) Laser capture microdissection microscopy and genome sequencing of the avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium relictum. Parasitology Research. 115 (12): 4503-4510.Lutz H.L., Marra N.J., Grewe F., Carlson J.S., Palinauskas V., Valkiūnas G., Stanhope M.J. (2016) Laser capture microdissection microscopy and genome sequencing of the avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium relictum. Parasitology Research. 115 (12): 4503-4510. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5237-5

  • 2016 m.

    Palinauskas V., Žiegytė R., Iezhova T.A., Ilgūnas M., Bernotiene, R., Valkiūnas G. (2016) Description, molecular characterisation, diagnostics and life cycle of Plasmodium elongatum (lineage pERIRUB01), the virulent avian malaria parasite. International Journal for Parasitology. 46 (11): 697-707. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2016.05.005

  • 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.

    Palinauskas, V., Žiegytė, R., Ilgūnas, M., Iezhova, T.A., Bernotienė, R., Bolshakov, C., Valkiūnas, G. (2015) Description of the first cryptic avian malaria parasite, Plasmodium homocircumflexum n. sp., with experimental data on its virulence and development in avian hosts and mosquitoes. International Journal for Parasitology. 45 (1): 51-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.08.012

  • 2015 m.

    Lotta, I.A., Gonzalez, A.D., Pacheco, M.A., Escalante, A.A., Valkiūnas, G., Moncada, L.I., Matta, N.E. (2015) Leucocytozoon pterotenuis sp nov (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae): description of the morphologically unique species from the Grallariidae birds, with remarks on the distribution of Leucocytozoon parasites in the Neotropics. Parasitology Research. 114 (3): 1031-1044. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-4269-y

  • 2015 m.

    Videvall, E., Cornwallis, C.K., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Hellgren, O. (2015) The avian transcriptome response to malaria infection. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 32 (5): 1255-1267. https://doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msv016

  • 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., Ježova, T., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R. (2015) The evidence for rapid gametocyte viability changes in the course of parasitemia in Haemoproteus parasites. Parasitology Research. 114 (8): 2903-2909. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4491-2

  • 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

  • 2015 m.

    Hellgren, O., Atkinson, C. T., Bensch, S., Albayrak, T., Dimitrov, D., Ewen, J., Kim, K.S., Lima, M. R., Martin, L. B., Palinauskas, V., Ricklefs, R.E., Sehgal, R.N.M., Valkiūnas, G., Tsuda, Y., Marzal, A. (2015) Global phylogeography of the avian malaria pathogen Plasmodium relictum based on MSP1 allelic diversity. Ecography. 38 (8): 842-850. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.01158

  • 2015 m.

    Coral A.A., Valkiūnas G., Gonzalez A.D., Matta N.E. (2015) In vitro development of Haemoproteus columbae (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae), with perspectives for genomic studies od avian haemosporidian parasites. Experimental Parasitology. 157: 163-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2015.08.003

  • 2015 m.

    Sehgal R.N.M., Iezhova T.A., Marzec T., Valkiūnas G. (2015) Trypanosoma naviformis sp. nov. (Kinetoplastidae: Trypanosomatidae) from widespread African songbirds, the Olive sunbird (Cyanomitra olivacea) and Yellow-whiskered greenbul (Andropadus latirostris). Zootaxa. 4034 (2): 342-350. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4034.2.6

  • 2014 m.

    Bensch, S., Coltman, D.W., Davis, C.S., Hellgren, O., Johansson, T., Malenfant, R.M., Moore, S.S., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Genomic resources notes accepted 1 June 2013-31 July 2013. Molecular Ecology Resources. 14 (1): 218. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12166

  • 2014 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Zehtindjiev, P., Bensch, S., Ilieva, M., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Two new species of Haemoproteus Kruse, 1890 (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) from European birds, with emphasis on DNA barcoding for detection of haemosporidians in wildlife. Systematic Parasitology. 87 (2): 135-151. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11230-013-9464-1

  • 2014 m.

    Matta, N.E., Lotta, I.A., Valkiūnas, G., Gonzalez, A.D., Pacheco, M. A., Escalante, A.A., Moncada, L.I., Rodriguez-Fandino, O.A. (2014) Description of Leucocytozoon quynzae sp nov (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) from hummingbirds, with remarks on distribution and possible vectors of leucocytozoids in South America. Parasitology Research. 113 (2): 457-468. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3675-x

  • 2014 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Ilgūnas, M., Bernotienė, R., Ježova, T. (2014) In vitro development of Haemoproteus parasites : the efficiency of reproductive cells increase during simultaneous sexual process of different lineages. Parasitology Research. 113 (4): 1417-1423. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3782-3

  • 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.

    Matta, N. E., Pacheco, M. A., Escalante, A. A., Valkiūnas, G., Ayerbe-Quiñones, F., Acevedo-Cendales, L. D. (2014) Description and molecular characterization of Haemoproteus macrovacuolatus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a morphologically unique blood parasite of black-bellied whistling duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) from South America. Parasitology Research. 113 (8): 2991-3000. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3961-2

  • 2014 m.

    Walther, E. L., Valkiūnas, G., González, A. D., Matta, N. E., Ricklefs, R. E., Cornel, A., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2014) Description, molecular characterization, and patterns of distribution of a widespread New World avian malaria parasite (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae), Plasmodium (Novyella) homopolare sp. nov. Parasitology Research. 113 (9): 3319-3332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-014-3995-5

  • 2014 m.

    Žiegytė, R., Palinauskas, V., Bernotienė, R., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2014) Haemoproteus minutus and Haemoproteus belopolskyi (Haemoproteidae): Complete sporogony in the biting midge Culicoides impunctatus (Ceratopogonidae), with implications on epidemiology of haemoprote. Experimental Parasitology. 145: 74-79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2014.07.014

  • 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

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T. (2013) Abortive long-lasting sporogony of two Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) in the mosquito Ochlerotatus cantans, with perspectives on haemosporidian vector research. Parasitology research. 112 (6): 2159–2169. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3375-6

  • 2013 m.

    Dimitrov, D., Valkiūnas, G., Zehtindjiev, P., Ilieva, M., Bensch, S. (2013) Molecular characterization of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) in yellow wagtail (Motacilla flava), with description of in vitro ookinetes of Haemoproteus motacillae. Zootaxa. 3666 (3): 369–381. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3666.3.7

  • 2013 m.

    Ilgūnas, M., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular and morphological characterization of two avian malaria parasites (Haemosporida: Plasmodiidae), with description of Plasmodium homonucleophilum n. sp. Zootaxa. 3666 (1): 49–61. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3666.1.5

  • 2013 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Bolshakov, C.V., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) A New method for isolation of purified genomic DNA from haemosporidian parasites inhabiting nucleated red blood cells. Experimental parasitology. 133 (3): 275–280. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2012.12.003

  • 2013 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Križanauskienė, A., Markovets, M. Yu., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular characterization and distribution of Haemoproteus minutus (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) : a pathogenic avian parasite. Parasitology international. 62 (4): 358–363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2013.03.006

  • 2013 m.

    Kazlauskienė, R., Bernotienė, R., Palinauskas, V., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Plasmodium relictum (lineages pSGS1 and pGRW11) : Complete synchronous sporogony in mosquitoes Culex pipiens pipiens. Experimental parasitology. 133 (4): 454–461. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2013.01.008

  • 2013 m.

    Silveira, P., Belo, N. O., Lacorte, G. A., Kolesnikovas, C. K. M., Vanstreels, R. E. T., Steindel, M., Catao-Dias, J. L., Valkiūnas, G., Braga, É. M. (2013) Parasitological and new molecular-phylogenetic characterization of the malaria parasite Plasmodium tejerai in South American penguins. Parasitology international. 62 (2): 165–171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2012.12.004

  • 2013 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Sehgal, R. N.M., Carlson, J. S., Palinauskas, V., Bensch, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2013) Molecular characterization of Haemoproteus sacharovi (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae), a common parasite of columbiform birds, with remarks on classification of haemoproteids of doves and pigeons. Zootaxa. 3616 (1): 85–94. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3616.1.7

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Palinauskas, V., Križanauskienė, A., Bernotienė, R., Kazlauskienė, R., Ježova, T. (2013) Further observations on in vitro hybridization of Hemosporidian parasites : patterns of ookinete development in Haemoproteus Spp. Journal of parasitology. 99 (1): 124–136. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3226.1

  • 2013 m.

    Bensch, S., Hellgren, O., Križanauskienė, A., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Outlaw, D., Ricklefs, R. E. (2013) How can we determine the molecular clock of malaria parasites? Trends in parasitology. 29 (8): 363–369. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2013.03.011

  • 2013 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Evans, E., Carlson, J. S., Martinez-Gomez, J. E., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2013) Two new Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from Columbiform birds. Journal of parasitology. 99 (3): 513–521. https://doi.org/10.1645/12-98.1

  • 2013 m.

    Carlson, J.S., Martinez-Gomez, J.E., Valkiūnas, G., Loiseau, C., Bell, D.A., Sehgal, R.N.M. (2013) Diversity and phylogenetic relationships of hemosporidian parasites in birds of Socorro Island, México, and their role in the re-introduction of the Socorro Dove (Zenaida graysoni). Journal of parasitology. 99 (2): 270–276. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3206.1

  • 2013 m.

    Mantilla, J.S., González, A. D., Valkiūnas, G., Moncada, L.I. (2013) Description and molecular characterization of Plasmodium (Novyella) unalis sp. nov. from the Great Thrush (Turdus fuscater) in highland of Colombia. Parasitology research. 112 (12): 4193–4204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-013-3611-0

  • 2013 m.

    Levin, I.I., Zwiers, P., Deem, S. L., Geest, E. A., Higashiguchi, J.M., Ježova, T., Jimenez-Uzcategui, G., Kim, D.H., Morton, J. P., Perlut, N. G., Renfrew, R. B., Sari, E. H. R., Valkiūnas, G., Parker, P.G. (2013) Multiple lineages of avian malaria parasites (Plasmodium) in the Galapagos Islands and evidence for arrival via migratory birds. Conservation biology. 27 (6): 1366–1377. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12127

  • 2012 m.

    Berthová, L., Valkiūnas, G., Országhová, Z. (2012) The First report of nine species of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida : Haemoproteus, Plasmodium and Leucocytozoon) in wild birds from Slovakia. Biologia. 67 (5): 931–933. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-012-0094-x

  • 2012 m.

    Levin, I. I., Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., O’Brien, S. L., Parker, P. (2012) Novel Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from the Swallow-Tailed Gull (Lariidae), with remarks on the host range of hippoboscid-transmitted avian hemoproteids. Journal of parasitology. 98 (4): 847–854. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3007.1

  • 2012 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Ježova, T., Palinauskas, V., Chernetsov, N., Valkiūnas, G (2012) Haemoproteus nucleocondensus n. sp. (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) from a Eurasian songbird, the Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus. Zootaxa. 3441: 36–46.

  • 2012 m.

    Zehtindjiev, P., Križanauskienė, A., Bensch, S., Palinauskas, V., Asghar, M., Dimitrov, D., Scebba, S., Valkiūnas, G. (2012) A new morphologically distinct avian malaria parasite that fails detection by established polymerase chain reaction-based protocols for amplification of the cytochrome b gene. Journal of parasitology. 98 (3): 657–665. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-3006.1

  • 2012 m.

    Zehtindjiev, P., Križanauskienė, A., Scebba, S., Dimitrov, D., Valkiūnas, G., Hegemann, A., Tieleman, B. I., Bensch, S. (2012) Haemosporidian infections in skylarks (Alauda arvensis) : a comparative PCR-based and microscopy study on the parasite diversity and prevalence in southern Italy and the Netherlands. European journal of wildlife research. 58 (1): 335–344. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-011-0586-y

  • 2011 m.

    Yohannes, E., Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Lee, Raymond W., Bolshakov, Casimir V., Bensch, S. (2011) Does avian malaria infection affect feather stable isotope signatures? Oecologia. 167 (4): 937–942. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-011-2041-x

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Carlson, J. S., Sehgal, R. N.M. (2011) Two new trypanosoma species from African birds, with notes on the taxonomy of avian trypanosomes. Journal of parasitology. 97 (5): 924–390. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2796.1

  • 2011 m.

    Levin, I. I., Valkiūnas, G., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Cruz, L. L., Ježova, T., O’Brien, S. L., Hailer, F., Dearborn, D., Schreiber, E. A., Fleischer, R. C., Ricklefs, R. E., Parker, P. G. (2011) Hippoboscid-transmitted Haemoproteus parasites (Haemosporida) infect Galapagos Pelecaniform birds: evidence from molecular and morphological studies, with a description of Haemoproteus iwa. International journal for parasitology. 41 (10): 1019–1027. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpara.2011.03.014

  • 2011 m.

    Ježova, T., Dodge, M., Sehgal, R. N. M., Smith, T. B., Valkiūnas, G. (2011) New avian Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: haemoproteidae) from African birds, with a critique of the use of host taxonomic information in hemoproteid classification. Journal of parasitology. 97 (4): 682–694. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2709.1

  • 2011 m.

    Braga, É. M., Silveira, P., Belo, N. O., Valkiūnas, G. (2011) Recent advances in the study of avian malaria: an overview with an emphasis on the distribution of Plasmodium spp in Brazil. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. Vol. 106, suppl. 1 (2011) p. 3–11. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0074-02762011000900002

  • 2011 m.

    Marzal, A., Ricklefs, R. E., Valkiūnas, G., Albayrak, T., Arriero, E., Bonneaud, C., Czirják, G. A., Ewen, J., Hellgren, O., Hořáková, D., Ježova, T., Jensen, H., Križanauskienė, A., Lima, M. R., Lope, F. de, Magnussen, E., Martin, L. B., Møller, A. P., P (2011) Diversity, loss, and gain of malaria parasites in a globally invasive bird. PLoS ONE. 6 (7): e21905. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0021905

  • 2011 m.

    Smith, T. B., Thomassen, H. A., Freedman, A. H., Sehgal, R. N.M., Buermann, W., Saatchi, S., Pollinger, J., Milá, B., Pires, D., Valkiūnas, G., Wayne, R. K. (2011) Patterns of divergence in the olive sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea (Aves: Nectariniidae) across the African rainforest-savanna ecotone. Biological journal of the Linnean Society. 103 (4): 821-835. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01674.x

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G. (2011) Haemosporidian vector research: marriage of molecular and microscopical approaches is essential. Molecular ecology. 20 (15): 3084-3086. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05187.x

  • 2011 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Ashford, R. W., Bensch, S., Killick-Kendrick, R., Perkins, S. (2011) A cautionary note concerning Plasmodium in apes. Trends in parasitology. 24 (6): 231-232. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2011.02.008

  • 2011 m.

    Sehgal, R. N. M., Buermann, W., Harrigan, R. J., Bonneaud, C., Loiseau, C., Chasar, A., Sepil, I., Valkiūnas, G., Ježova, T., Saatchi, S., Smith, T. B. (2011) Spatially explicit predictions of blood parasites in a widely distributed African rainforest bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B-Biological sciences. 278 (1708): 1025-1033. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.1720

  • 2011 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Valkiūnas, G., Bolshakov, C. V., Bensch, S. (2011) Plasmodium relictum (lineage SGS1) and Plasmodium ashfordi (lineage GRW2) : The effects of the co-infection on experimentally infected passerine birds. Experimental parasitology. 127 (2): 527-533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exppara.2010.10.007

  • 2011 m.

    Njabo, K. Y., Cornel, A. J., Bonneaud, C., Toffelmier, E., Sehgal, R. N. M., Valkiūnas, G., Russell, A. F., Smith, T. B. (2011) Nonspecific patterns of vector, host and avian malaria parasite associations in a central African rainforest. Molecular Ecology. 20 (5): 1049-1061. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04904.x

  • 2010 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Santiago-Alarcon, D., Levin, I. I., Ježova, T. and Parker, P. G. (2010) A new Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from the endemic Galapagos Dove Zenaida galapagoensis, with remarks on the parasite distribution, vectors, and molecular diagnostics. Journal of parasitology. 96 (4): 783–792. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2442.1

  • 2010 m.

    Valkiūnas, G., Sehgal, R. N. M., Ježova, T. and Hull, A. C. (2010) Identification of Leucocytozoon toddi Group (Haemosporida : Leucocytozoidae), with remarks on the species taxonomy of Leucocytozoids. Journal of parasitology. 96 (1): 170–177. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2109.1

  • 2010 m.

    Palinauskas, V., Dolnik, O. V., Valkiūnas, G. and Bensch, S. (2010) Laser microdissection microscopy and single cell PCR of avian hemosporidians. Journal of Parasitology, 96 (2): 420–424. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2247.1

  • 2010 m.

    Loiseau, C., Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Chasar, A., Hutchinson, A., Buermann, W., Smith, T. B. and Sehgal, R. N. M. (2010) Spatial variation of Haemosporidian parasite infection in African Rainforest bird species. Journal of Parasitology, 96 (1): 21–29. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2123.1

  • 2010 m.

    Križanauskienė, A., Peréz-Tris, J., Palinauskas, V., Hellgren, O., Bensch, S. and Valkiūnas, G. (2010) Molecular phylogenetic and morphological analysis of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) in a naturally infected European songbird, the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla, with description of Haemoproteus pallidulus sp. nov. Parasitology, 137 (2): 217–227. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0031182009991235

  • 2010 m.

    Ježova, T., Valkiūnas, G., Loiseau, C., Smith, T. B. and Sehgal, R. N. M. (2010) Haemoproteus cyanomitrae sp. nov. (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from a Widespread African Songbird, the Olive Sunbird, Cyanomitra olivacea. Journal of parasitology. 96 (1): 137–143. https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-2198.1

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