Andrei D. MIHALCA

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List of selected papers

  1. Mihalca A.D., Dumitrache M.O., Sándor A.D., Magdaş C., Oltean M., Györke A., Matei I.A., Ionică A., D’Amico G., Cozma V., Gherman C.M. 2012. Tick parasites of rodents in Romania: host preferences, community structure and geographical distribution. Parasites and Vectors 5:266 [pdf]
  2. Mihalca A.D., Gherman C.M., Magdaş C., Dumitrache M.O., Györke A., Sándor A.D., Domşa C., Oltean M., Mircean V., Mărcuţan D.I., D’Amico G., Păduraru A.O., Cozma V. 2012. Ixodes ricinus is the dominant questing tick in forest habitats from Romania: the results from a countrywide dragging campaign. Experimental and Applied Acarology 58(2):175-182. [pdf]
  3. Mihalca A.D., Dumitrache M.O., Magdaş C., Gherman C.M., Domşa C., Mircean V., Ghira I.V., Pocora V., Ionescu D.T., Sikó Barabási S., Cozma V., Sándor A.D. 2012. Synopsis of the hard-ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) of Romania with update on host associations and geographical distribution. Experimental and Applied Acarology 58(2):183-206. [pdf]
  4. Mihalca A.D., Gherman C.M., Cozma V. 2011. Coendangered hard-ticks: threatened or threatening? Parasites & Vectors 4:71. [pdf]
  5. Mihalca A.D., Miclăuş V., Lefkaditis M. 2010. Pulmonary lesions caused by the nematode Rhabdias fuscovenosa in a grass snake, Natrix natrix. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(2):678-681. [pdf]
  6. Mihalca A.D., Jirků M., Malonza P.K., Modrý D. 2009. A new species of Isospora Schneider, 1881 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from Ruppell’s agama Agama rueppelli (Vaillant) (Sauria: Agamidae) from East Africa, with a review of this genus in agamid lizards. Systematic Parasitology 74:219-223. [pdf]
  7. Mihalca A.D., Racka K., Gherman C., Ionescu D.T. 2008. Prevalence and intensity of blood apicomplexan infections in reptiles from Romania. Parasitology Research 102(5):1081-1083. [pdf]
  8. Mihalca A.D., Fictum P., Škorič M., Sloboda M., Kärvemo S., Ghira I., Carlsson M., Modrý D. 2007. Severe granulomatous lesions in several organs from Eustrongylides larvae in a free-ranging Dice snake, Natrix tessellata. Veterinary Pathology 44:103-105. [pdf]
  9. Mihalca A.D., Gherman C., Ghira I., Cozma V. 2007. Helminth parasites of reptiles (Reptilia) in Romania. Parasitology Research 101(2):491-492. [pdf]
  10. Rinaldi L., Capasso M., Mihalca A.D., Cirillo R. Cringoli G., Cacciò S. 2012. Prevalence and molecular identification of Cryptosporidium isolates from pet lizards and snakes in Italy. Parasite 19(4):437-440.
  11. Gherman C.M., Sándor A.D., Kalmár Z., Marinov M., Mihalca A.D. 2012. First report of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in two threatened carnivores: the Marbled polecat, Vormela peregusna and European mink, Mustela lutreola (Mammalia: Mustelidae). BMC Veterinary Research 8:137. [pdf]
  12. Mircean V., Dumitrache M.O., Györke A., Pantchev N., Jodies R., Mihalca A.D., Cozma V. 2012. Seroprevalence and geographic distribution of Dirofilaria immitis and tick-borne infections (Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and Ehrlichia canis) in dogs from Romania. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 12(7):595-603. [pdf]
  13. Gherman C.M., Mihalca A.D., Dumitrache M.O., Györke A., Oroian I., Sandor M., Cozma V. 2012. CO2 flagging - an improved method for the collection of questing ticks. Parasites & Vectors 5:125. [pdf]
  14. Ţălu S.D., Ştefănuț A.C., Mihalca A.D., Coroiu Z. 2012. Subconjunctival infestation with Setaria. Helminthologia 49(2):119-121. [pdf]
  15. Rinaldi L., Mihalca A.D., Cirillo R., Maurelli M.P., Montesano M., Capasso M., Cringoli G. 2012. FLOTAC can detect parasitic and pseudoparasitic elements in reptiles. Experimental Parasitology 130(3): 282-284. [pdf]
  16. Dumitrache M.O., Gherman C.M., Cozma V., Mircean V., Györke A., Sándor A.D., Mihalca A.D. 2011. Hard ticks (Ixodidae) in Romania: surveillance, host associations and possible risks for tick-borne diseases. Parasitology Research 110(5):2067-2070. [pdf]
  17. Albrechtová K., Sedlák K., Petrželková K.J., Hlaváč J., Mihalca A.D., Lesingirian A., Kanyari P.W.N., Modrý D. 2011. Occurrence of filaria in domestic dogs of Samburu pastoralists in Northern Kenya and its associations with canine distemper. Veterinary Parasitology 182(2-4):230-238. [pdf]
  18. Kiss T., Cadar D., Krupaci A.F., Bordeanu A., Brudaşcă G.F., Mihalca A.D., Mircean V., Gliga L., Dumitrache M.O., Spînu M. 2011. Serological reactivity to Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in dogs and horses from distinct areas in Romania. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 11(9):1259-1162. [pdf]
  19. Dabert J., Mihalca A.D., Sándor A.D. 2011. The first report of Knemidocoptes intermedius Fain et Macfarlane, 1967 (Acari; Astigmata) in naturally infected European birds. Parasitology Research, 109(1):237-240. [pdf]
  20. Briciu V.T., Titilincu A., Ţăţulescu D.F., Cârstina D., Lefkaditis M., Mihalca A.D. 2011. First survey on hard ticks (Ixodidae) collected from humans in Romania: possible risks for tick-borne diseases. Experimental and Applied Acarology 54(2):199-204. [pdf]
  21. Şuteu O., Titilincu A., Modrý D. Mihalca A., Mircean V., Cozma V. 2010. First identification of Neospora caninum by PCR in aborted bovine foetuses in Romania. Parasitology Research 106(3):719-722. [pdf]
  22. Sloboda M., Mihalca A.D., Falka I., Petrzelková K.J., Carlsson M., Ghira I., Modrý D. 2010. Are gobiid fish more susceptible to predation if parasitized by Eustrongylides excisus? An answer from robbed snakes. Ecological Research 25(2):469-473. [pdf]
  23. Lefkaditis M.A., Koukeri S.E., Mihalca A.D. 2009. Prevalence and intensity of Otodectes cynotis in kittens from Thessaloniki area, Greece. Veterinary Parasitology 163(4):374-375. [pdf]
  24. Široký P., Mikulíček P., Jandzík D., Kami H., Mihalca A.D., Rouag R., Kamler M., Schneider C., Záruba M., Modrý D. 2009. Co-distribution pattern of a haemogregarine Hemolivia mauritanica (Apicomplexa: Haemogregarinidae) and its vector Hyalomma aegyptium (Metastigmata: Ixodidae). Journal of Parasitology 95(3):728-733. [pdf]
  25. Traversa D., Avolio S., Modrý D., Otranto D., Iorio R., Aroch I., Cringoli G., Milillo P., Albrechtová K., Mihalca A.D., Lavy E. 2008. Copromicroscopic and molecular assays for the detection of cancer-causing parasitic nematode Spirocerca lupi. Veterinary Parasitology 157(1-2):108-116. [pdf]
  26. Majláthová V., Majláth I., Hromada M., Tryjanowski P., Bona M., Antczak M., Víchová B., Dzimko S., Mihalca A., Peťko B. 2008. The role of the sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) in the transmission cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. International Journal of Medical Microbiology 298(Supplement 1):161-167. [pdf]
  27. Miclăuş V., Mihalca A.D., Negrea O., Oana L. 2008. Histological evidence for inoculative action of immature Linguatula serrata in lymph nodes of intermediate host. Parasitology Research 102(6):1385-1387. [pdf]
  28. Široký P., Petrželková K.J., Kamler M., Mihalca A.D., Modrý D. 2007. Hyalomma aegyptium as dominant tick in tortoises of the genus Testudo in Balkan countries, with notes on its host preferences. Experimental and Applied Acarology 40(3-4):279-290. [pdf]

Member in the editorial board of journals

  • International Journal for Parasitology - Parasites and wildlife
  • North Western Journal of Zoology
  • Scientia Parasitologica



Project financed by UEFISCDI

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