Jianxun Luo



  1. Qi M, Zhang Z, Zhao A, Jing B, Guan G, Luo J, et al. Distribution and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis, and Enterocytozoon bieneusi amongst grazing adult sheep in Xinjiang, China. Parasitol Int. 2019;71:80-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These data support the occurrence of host adaptation by Cryptosporidium spp., G. duodenalis, and E. bieneusi in sheep, and the zoonotic risk may posed by these parasites in Xinjiang, China. ..
  2. Wang J, Liu J, Yang J, Liu Z, Wang X, Li Y, et al. Molecular detection and genetic diversity of Babesia canis canis in pet dogs in Henan Province, China. Parasitol Int. 2019;71:37-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The sequences were compared with those in GenBank, and alignments showed that all B. canis canis isolates belonged to genotype B. This is the first report of B. canis canis infection in dogs in China. ..
  3. Wang J, Liu J, Yang J, Wang X, Li Z, Jianlin X, et al. The first molecular detection and genetic diversity of Babesia caballi and Theileria equi in horses of Gansu province, China. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2019;10:528-532 pubmed publisher
    ..equi genotypes (C and E) and one B. caballi genotype (A). The molecular epidemiological and genetic diversity results provide important epidemiological data for control of equine piroplasmosis caused by T. equi and B. caballi in China. ..
  4. Hassan M, Liu J, Rashid M, Iqbal N, Guan G, Yin H, et al. Molecular survey of piroplasm species from selected areas of China and Pakistan. Parasit Vectors. 2018;11:457 pubmed publisher
    ..It is also the first detailed report of T. orientalis from native animals in Pakistan. ..
  5. Yang J, Li Y, Liu Z, Liu J, Niu Q, Ren Q, et al. Molecular detection and characterization of Anaplasma spp. in sheep and cattle from Xinjiang, northwest China. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:108 pubmed publisher
    ..platys was identified in ruminants. This survey revealed a high prevalence of Anaplasma sp. infections in sheep and cattle in the northwestern border regions of China, indicating the potential risk of transboundary disease. ..
  6. Zhai B, Niu Q, Liu Z, Yang J, Pan Y, Li Y, et al. First detection and molecular identification of Borrelia species in Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) from Northwest China. Infect Genet Evol. 2018;64:149-155 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings of this study indicate that the Bactrian camel may serve as a potential natural host of Lyme disease and/or relapsing fever in China. ..
  7. Hassan M, Liu J, Sajid M, Rashid M, Mahmood A, Abbas Q, et al. Simultaneous detection of Theileria annulata and Theileria orientalis infections using recombinase polymerase amplification. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2018;9:1002-1005 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, a specific RPA method was developed for simultaneous differentiation and detection of T. annulata and T. orientalis infections and used for the first time for the detection of the two bovine Theileria infections. ..
  8. Li Y, Chen Z, Liu Z, Liu J, Yang J, Li Q, et al. First report of Theileria and Anaplasma in the Mongolian gazelle, Procapra gutturosa. Parasit Vectors. 2014;7:614 pubmed publisher
    ..gutturosa in China. Our results extend our understanding of the epidemiology of theileriosis and anaplasmosis in P. gutturosa, and will facilitate the implementation of measures to control these tick-borne diseases in China. ..
  9. Li Y, Yang J, Chen Z, Qin G, Li Y, Li Q, et al. Anaplasma infection of Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus) and ticks in Xinjiang, China. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:313 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first report of A. platys in Bactrian camels in Xinjiang, China. The moderate positivity observed indicates that these animals might be a natural host for this pathogen in China. ..

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  1. Lu H, Ren Q, Li Y, Liu J, Niu Q, Yin H, et al. The efficacies of 5 insecticides against hard ticks Hyalomma asiaticum, Haemaphysalis longicornis and Rhipicephalus sanguineus. Exp Parasitol. 2015;157:44-7 pubmed publisher
  2. Yang J, Liu Z, Niu Q, Liu J, Xie J, Chen Q, et al. Evaluation of different nested PCRs for detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ruminants and ticks. BMC Vet Res. 2016;12:35 pubmed publisher
    ..Two A. phagocytophilum genotypes were identified, that varied between sheep and cattle in sample collection sites. This report provides more valuable information for the diagnosis and management of granulocytic anaplasmosis in China. ..
  3. Niu Q, Liu Z, Yu P, Yang J, Abdallah M, Guan G, et al. Genetic characterization and molecular survey of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina and Babesia ovata in cattle, dairy cattle and yaks in China. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:518 pubmed publisher
    ..The data obtained in this study can be used to plan effective control strategies against babesiosis in China. ..
  4. Niu Q, Liu Z, Yang J, Yu P, Pan Y, Zhai B, et al. Genetic diversity and molecular characterization of Babesia motasi-like in small ruminants and ixodid ticks from China. Infect Genet Evol. 2016;41:8-15 pubmed publisher
    ..B. motasi-like infections have not previously been reported in D. silvarum, I. persulcatus or R. sanguineus. The findings obtained in this study could be used for planning effective control strategies against babesiosis in China. ..
  5. Qi M, Dong H, Wang R, Li J, Zhao J, Zhang L, et al. Infection rate and genetic diversity of Giardia duodenalis in pet and stray dogs in Henan Province, China. Parasitol Int. 2016;65:159-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data indicate that G. duodenalis is a common parasite and cause of diarrheal disease in dogs in Henan Province. However, there was no evidence for zoonotic G. duodenalis assemblages in the study population. ..
  6. Lu Y, Guan G, Jiang T, Li Y, Yang J, Liu G, et al. Development of an immunochromatographic strip for the serodiagnosis of Theileria infection in sheep. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:621 pubmed publisher
    ..This is a rapid test (approximately 15 min to completion) for the detection of T. uilenbergi and/or T. luwenshuni infection that is easy to perform and; delivers results that are visible to the naked eye. ..
  7. Yang J, Tian Z, Liu Z, Niu Q, Han R, Li Y, et al. Novel spotted fever group rickettsiae in Haemaphysalis qinghaiensis ticks from Gansu, Northwest China. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:146 pubmed publisher
  8. Yu P, Niu Q, Liu Z, Yang J, Chen Z, Guan G, et al. Molecular epidemiological surveillance to assess emergence and re-emergence of tick-borne infections in tick samples from China evaluated by nested PCRs. Acta Trop. 2016;158:181-188 pubmed publisher
    ..qinghaiensis, and I. persulcatus and Ehrlichia canis (named E. canis-like) from Haemaphysalis bispinosa were also detected in this work. ..
  9. Yang J, Liu Z, Niu Q, Tian Z, Liu J, Guan G, et al. Tick-borne zoonotic pathogens in birds in Guangxi, Southwest China. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:637 pubmed publisher
    ..were identified in wild birds in southwest China. The presence of these agents in birds increases the potential spread over long distances and the risk of transmission of infection from birds to new hosts, including humans. ..
  10. Li Y, Liu Z, Liu J, Yang J, Li Q, Guo P, et al. Seroprevalence of bovine theileriosis in northern China. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:591 pubmed
    ..This is the first report on the seroprevalence of bovine theileriosis in northern China, and it also provides seroepidemiological data on bovine theileriosis in China. ..
  11. Yang J, Liu Z, Niu Q, Liu J, Han R, Guan G, et al. Anaplasma phagocytophilum in sheep and goats in central and southeastern China. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:593 pubmed
    ..Moreover, a potential novel Anaplasma species was reported in goats. Our findings provide additional information on the complexity of A. phagocytophilum in terms of genetic diversity in China. ..
  12. Yang J, Liu Z, Niu Q, Liu J, Han R, Liu G, et al. Molecular survey and characterization of a novel Anaplasma species closely related to Anaplasma capra in ticks, northwestern China. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:603 pubmed
    ..capra-like bacteria. The present study reports a potential novel Anaplasma species closely related to A. capra in H. qinghaiensis in northwestern China. The zoonotic potential of A. capra-like bacteria needs to be further determined. ..
  13. Niu Q, Liu Z, Yang J, Gao S, Pan Y, Guan G, et al. Genetic characterization and molecular survey of Babesia sp. Xinjiang infection in small ruminants and ixodid ticks in China. Infect Genet Evol. 2017;49:330-335 pubmed publisher
    ..Xinjiang from field blood and tick samples indicated 100% identity. The presence of Babesia sp. Xinjiang infection may increase in China. Novel potential transmitting vectors might be more extensive than previously thought. ..
  14. Li S, Liu J, Liu A, Li Y, Wang S, Wang S, et al. Molecular investigation of piroplasma infection in white yaks (Bos grunniens) in Gansu province, China. Acta Trop. 2017;171:220-225 pubmed publisher
    ..annulata, T. sergenti and T. sinensis. The findings also offer novel insights into the role of white yaks in Babesia/Theileria epidemiology and valuable information for the control and management of piroplasmosis in white yaks. ..
  15. Yu P, Liu Z, Niu Q, Yang J, Abdallah M, Chen Z, et al. Molecular evidence of tick-borne pathogens in Hyalomma anatolicum ticks infesting cattle in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Northwestern China. Exp Appl Acarol. 2017;73:269-281 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings highlight the risk of infection of animals and humans with these pathogens in north-western China. ..