The 12th European Multicolloquium of Parasitology was held in Turku, Finland on July 20-24th, 2016. The IAFWP sponsored a symposium on Parasites in Cold Climates. The proceedings of this symposium were published in FAWPAR. Presentations and links to articles are as follows:
Parasites of cold climates: A danger or in danger? Jean Dupouy-Camet, European Federation of arasitologists, Armeau, France.
Adaptation of Trichinella spp. for survival in cold climates. Edoardo Pozio, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy.
Effects of anisakid nematodes Anisakis simplex (s.l.), Pseudoterranova decipiens (s.l.) and Contracaecum osculatum (s.l.) on fish and consumer health. Kurt Buchmann, University of Copenhagen, DK 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark.
Fish-borne, zoonotic cestodes (Diphyllobothrium and relatives) in cold climates: A never-ending story of neglected and (re)-emergent parasites. Tomáš Scholz, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic.
Echinococcus across the north: Current knowledge, future challenges. Rebecca K. Davidson, Protection and Societal Security Division, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Kjeller, Norway.
Cryptosporidium — What is it? R.C. Andrew Thompson, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Australia.