Publications

  • 2022 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Vaišvilienė, J., Balčiauskienė, L., Balčiauskas, L. 2022. The Spatial pattern of the two genetic lineages of the field vole in Lithuania. Diversity, 14 (10): art. no. 820. https://doi.org/10.3390/d14100820

  • 2022 m.

    Marandykina-Prakienė, A., Butkauskas, D., Gudiškis, N., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E., Januškevičius, V., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Prakas, P. 2022. Molecular identification of Sarcocystis species in sheep from Lithuania. Animals, 12 (16): art. no. 2048. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12162048

  • 2022 m.

    Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Z., Baranauskaitė, A., Butkauskas, D., Servienė, E., Prakas, P. 2022. Molecular identification of parasitic protozoa Sarcocystis in water samples. Veterinary Sciences, 9 (8): art. no. 412. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9080412

  • 2022 m.

    Sato, A.P., da Silva, T.C.E., de Pontes, T.P., Sanches, A.W.D., Prakas, P., Locatelli-Dittrich, R. (2022) Molecular characterization of Sarcocystis spp. in seabirds from southern Brazil. Parasitology International, 90: art. no. 102595. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2022.102595

  • 2022 m.

    Šneideris, D., Stalpes, M., Butkauskas, D., Prakas, P. (2022) A novel RFLP method for identification of morphologically similar avian Sarcocystis species. Parasitology Research, 121 (7): 2161–2166. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-022-07553-0

  • 2022 m.

    Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E., Butkauskas, D., Švažas, S., Prakas, P. (2022) Investigations on Sarcocystis species in the leg muscles of the bird family Corvidae in Lithuania. Parasitology Research, 121 (2): 703–711. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07409-z

  • 2022 m.

    Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Jasiulionis, M., Balčiauskas, L., Prakas, P., Stirkė, V., Butkauskas, D. (2022) Morphological and molecular description of Sarcocystis myodes n. sp. from the Bank Vole (Clethrionomys glareolus) in Lithuania. Biology, 11 (4): art. no. 512. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology11040512

  • 2021 m.

    Prakas, P., Balčiauskas, L., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E ., Butkauskas, D. (2021) The role of mustelids in the transmission of Sarcocystis spp. using cattle as intermediate hosts. Animals, 11 (3): art. no. 822. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030822

  • 2021 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Švažas, S., Bea, A., Yanenko, V., Ragauskas, A., Vaitkuvienė, D. (2021) The genetic diversity and structure of the European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur. Animals, 11 (5): art. no. 1283. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11051283

  • 2021 m.

    Prakas, P., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Šneideris, D., Butkauskas, D. (2021) Invasive American mink (Neovison vison) as potential definitive host of Sarcocystis elongata, S. entzerothi, S. japonica, S. truncata and S. silva using different cervid species as intermediate hosts. Parasitology Research, 120 (6): 2243–2250. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07180-1

  • 2021 m.

    Prakas, P., Rehbein, S., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Butkauskas, D. (2021) Molecular identification of Sarcocystis species in diaphragm muscle tissue of European mouflon (Ovis gmelini musimon) from Austria. Parasitology Research, 120 (7): 2695–2702. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07212-w

  • 2021 m.

    Delgado-de Las Cuevas, G.E., Prakas, P., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Garcia-Gil, M.L., Martinez-Gonzalez, M., Butkauskas, D., Mowery, J.D., Dubey, J.P., Habela, M.A., Calero-Bernal, R. (2021) First description of Sarcocystis species infecting Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia). Parasitology Research, 120 (8): 2881–2886. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-021-07239-z

  • 2021 m.

    Prakas, P., Bea, A., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E., Olano, I., Villanua, D., Švažas, S., Butkauskas, D. (2021) Molecular identification of Sarcocystis halieti in the muscles of two species of birds of prey from Spain. Parasites & Vectors, 14 (1): art. no. 414. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-021-04921-0

  • 2021 m.

    Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D. (2021) Molecular identification of seven Sarcocystis species in red deer (Cervus elaphus) from Lithuania. Parasitology International, 85: art. no. 102419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2021.102419

  • 2021 m.

    Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E., Švažas, S., Šneideris, D., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Butkauskas, D., Prakas, P. (2021) The role of birds of the family Corvidae in transmitting Sarcocystis protozoan parasites. Animals, 11 (11): art. no. 3258. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113258

  • 2021 m.

    Koster, P.C., Renelies-Hamilton, J., Dotras, L., Llana, M., Vinagre-Izquierdo, C., Prakas, P., Šneideris, D., Dashti, A., Bailo, B., Lanza, M.R., Jimenez-Mejias, A., Munoz-Garcia, C., Muadica, A.S., Gonzalez-Barrio, D., Rubio, J.M., Fuentes, I., Ponce-Gordo, F., Calero-Bernal, R., Carmena, D. (2021) Molecular detection and characterization of intestinal and blood parasites in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) in Senegal. Animals, 11 (11): art. no. 3291. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11113291

  • 2020 m.

    Ragauskas, A., Butkauskas, D., Prakas, P., Gadliauskienė, K., Gajduchenko, H., Grauda, D. (2020) Complex phylogeographic relationships among the Eurasian perch (Perca fluviatilis) populations in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea Region. Hydrobiologia, 847 (3): 925–938. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-019-04156-2

  • 2020 m.

    Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Prakas, P., Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Z., Servienė, E., Januškevičius, V., Butkauskas, D. (2020) Molecular identification of two Sarcocystis species in fallow deer (Dama dama) from Lithuania. Parasitology International, 75: art. no. 102044. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.parint.2019.102044

  • 2020 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E (2020) Molecular identification of four Sarcocystis species in the herring gull, Larus argentatus, from Lithuania. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-019-3869-x

  • 2020 m.

    Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Delgado de las Cuevas, G. E., Prakas, P., Calero-Bernal, R ., Martinez-Gonzalez, M., Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Ž., Servienė, E., Habela, M.A., Butkauskas, D. (2020) Sarcocystis spp. diversity in the roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) from Lithuania and Spain. Parasitology Research. 119 (4): 1363–1370. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06603-9

  • 2020 m.

    Butkauskas, D., Bea, A., Yanenko, V., Prakas, P., Švažas, S., Vaitkuvienė, D. (2020) MtDNA D-loop genetic diversity of common quail (Coturnix coturnix) through Ukraine and Spain. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 44 (5): 477–480. https://doi.org/10.3906/zoo-2004-47

  • 2020 m.

    Prakas, P., Kirillova, V., Dzerkale, A., Kirjusina, M., Butkauskas, D., Gavarane, I., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Šulinskas, G. (2020) First molecular characterization of Sarcocystis miescheriana in wild boars (Sus scrofa) from Latvia. Parasitology Research, 119 (11): 3777–3783. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06882-2

  • 2020 m.

    Šneideris, D., Ivanauskas, A., Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Treikale, O., Kadžienė, G., Rasiukevičiūtė, N., Kelpšienė, J., Supronienė, S. (2020) Population structure of Fusarium graminearum isolated from different sources in one area over the course of three years. Phytopathology, 110 (7): 1312–1318. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-08-19-0298-R

  • 2020 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E. (2020) Molecular and morphological description of Sarcocystis kutkienae sp. nov. from the common raven (Corvus corax). Parasitology Research, 119 (12): 4205–4210. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-020-06941-8

  • 2020 m.

    Prakas, P., Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Z., Januškevičius, V., Chiesa, F., Baranauskaitė, A., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Servienė, E., Petkevičius, S., Butkauskas, D. (2020) Molecular identification of four Sarcocystis species in cattle from Lithuania, including S. hominis, and development of a rapid molecular detection method. Parasites & Vectors, 13 (1): art. no. 610. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-020-04473-9

  • 2019 m.

    Januškevičius, V., Januškevičienė, G., Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Petkevičius, S. (2019) Prevalence and intensity of Sarcocystis spp. infection in animals slaughtered for food in Lithuania. Veterinarni Medicina. 64 (4): 149-157. https://doi.org/10.17221/151/2017-VETMED

  • 2019 m.

    Prakas, P., Kirillova, V., Calero-Bernal, R., Kirjusina, M., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Habela, MA., Gavarane, I., Butkauskas, D. (2019) Sarcocystis species identification in the moose (Alces alces) from the Baltic States. Parasitology Research. 118 (5): 1601-1608. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06291-0

  • 2019 m.

    Prakas, P., Kirillova, V., Gavarane, I., Gravele, E., Butkauskas, D., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Kirjusina, M. (2019) Morphological and molecular description of Sarcocystis ratti n. sp. from the black rat (Rattus rattus) in Latvia. Parasitology Research. 118 (9): 2689-2694. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-019-06393-9

  • 2019 m.

    Butkauskas, D., Švažas, S., Bea, A., Prakas, P., Olano, I., Grishanov, G., Mischenko, A., Kozulin, A., Stanevičius, V., Baldi, A., Huysentruyt, F., Vaitkuvienė, D., Red’kin, Y. (2019) Designation of flyways and genetic structure of Woodpigeon Columba palumbus in Europe and Morocco. European Journal of Wildlife Research. 65 (6): art. no. 91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-019-1336-9

  • 2019 m.

    de las Cuevas, G.E.D., Prakas, P., Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Z., Martinez-Gonzalez, M., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Butkauskas, D., Servienė, E., Habela, M.A., Calero-Bernal, R. (2019) Sarcocystis morae (Apicomplexa) in fallow deer (Dama dama) from Spain: ultrastructure and new host record. Journal of Parasitology, 105 (5): 813–815. https://doi.org/10.1645/19-56

  • 2018 m.

    Kirillova, V., Prakas, P., Calero-Bernal, R., Gavarane, I., Fernandez-Garcia, J.L., Martinez-Gonzalez, M., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Martinez-Estellez, M., Butkauskas, D., Kirjusina, M. (2018) Identification and genetic characterization of Sarcocystis arctica and Sarcocystis lutrae in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Baltic States and Spain. Parasites & Vectors. 11: 173. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-018-2694-y

  • 2018 m.

    Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Kutkienė, L., Vepštaitė-Monstavičė, I., Servienė, E. (2018) Morphological and molecular identification of Sarcocystis spp. from the sika deer (Cervus nippon), including two new species Sarcocystis frondea and Sarcocystis nipponi. Parasitology Research. 117 (5): 1305-1315. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5816-8

  • 2018 m.

    Prakas, P., Strazdaitė-Žielienė, Z., Rudaitytė-Lukošienė, E., Servienė, E., Butkauskas, D. (2018) Molecular identification of Sarcocystis lutrae (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) in muscles of five species of the family Mustelidae. Parasitology Research. 117 (6): 1989-1993. a href=”https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5880-0″>https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-5880-0

  • 2018 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Švažas, S., Juozaitytė-Ngugu, E., Stanevičius, V. (2018) Morphologic and genetic identification of sarcocystis fulicae n. sp (Apicomplexa: sarcocystidae) from the Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 54 (4): 765-771. https://doi.org/10.7589/2017-11-279

  • 2018 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Švažas, S., Stanevičius, V. (2018) Morphological and genetic characterisation of Sarcocystis halieti from the great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo). Parasitology Research. 117 (11): 3663-3667. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-018-6083-4

  • 2017 m.

    Prakas, P., Rudaitytė, E., Butkauskas, D., Kutkienė, L. (2017) Sarcocystis entzerothi n. sp from the European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus). Parasitology Research. 116 (1): 271-279. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5288-7

  • 2016 m.

    Prakas P., Butkauskas D., Rudaitytė E., Kutkienė L., Sruoga A., Pūraitė I. (2016) Morphological and molecular characterization of Sarcocystis taeniata and Sarcocystis pilosa n. sp from the sika deer (Cervus nippon) in Lithuania. Parasitology Research. 115 (8): 3021-3032. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-016-5057-7

  • 2015 m.

    Prakas, P., Liaugaudaitė, S., Kutkienė, L., Sruoga, A., Švažas, S. (2015) Molecular identification of Sarcocystis rileyi sporocysts in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides) in Lithuania. Parasitology research. 114 (5): 1671-1676. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-015-4348-8

  • 2014 m.

    Prakas, P., Kutkienė, L., Butkauskas, D., Sruoga, A., Žalakevičius, M. (2014) Description of Sarcocystis lari sp n. (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae) from the great black-backed gull, Larus marinus (Charadriiformes: Laridae), on the basis of cyst morphology and molecular data. Folia Parasitologica. 61 (1): 11-17.

  • 2013 m.

    Prakas, P., Kutkienė, L., Butkauskas, D., Sruoga, A., Žalakevičius, M. (2013) Molecular and morphological investigations of Sarcocystis corvusi sp nov from the jackdaw (Corvus monedula). Parasitology research. 112 (3): 1163–1167. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00436-012-3247-5

  • 2012 m.

    Kutkienė, L., Prakas, P., Sruoga, A., Butkauskas, D. (2012) Description of Sarcocystis anasi sp nov and Sarcocystis albifronsi sp nov in birds of the order Anseriformes. Parasitology Research. 110 (2): 1043–1046

  • 2011 m.

    Kutkienė, L., Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Sruoga, A. (2011) Description of Sarcocystis turdusi sp. nov. from the common blackbird (Turdus merula). Parasitology. 139 (11): 1438–1443

  • 2011 m.

    Prakas, P., Kutkienė, L., Sruoga, A., Butkauskas, D. (2011) Sarcocystis sp from the herring gull (Larus argentatus) identity to Sarcocystis wobeseri based on cyst morphology and DNA results. Parasitology research. 109 (6): 1603–1608

  • 2011 m.

    Švažas, S., Chukalova, N., Grishanov, G., Pūtys, Ž., Sruoga, A., Butkauskas, D., Raudonikis, L., Prakas, P. (2011) The role of great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis) for fish stock and dispersal of helminthes parasites in the Curonian Lagoon area. Veterinarija ir zootechnika. 55 (77): 79–85.

  • 2011 m.

    Prakas, P., Butkauskas, D., Sruoga, A., Švažas, S., Kutkienė, L. (2011) Identification of Sarcocystis columbae in wood pigeons (Columba palumbus) in Lithuania. Veterinarija ir zootechnika. 55 (77): 33–39

  • 2011 m.

    Kutkienė, L., Prakas, P., Sruoga, A., Butkauskas, D. (2011) Identification of Sarcocystis rileyi from the mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos) in Europe : cyst morphology and results of DNA analysis. Parasitology research. 108 (3): 709-714

  • 2010 m.

    Kutkienė, L., Prakas, P., Sruoga, A. and Butkauskas, D. (2010) The mallard duck ( Anas platyrhynchos) as intermediate host for Sarcocystis wobeseri sp. nov. from the barnacle goose ( Branta leucopsis). Parasitology research. 107 (4): 879–888.

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