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  • Open Access publishing
  • Innovative approach to research on helminths
  • State-of-the-art analysis
  • Multidisciplinary research
  • High quality peer-review


Helminthologia, published continuously since 1959, is the only journal in Europe that encompasses the individual and collaborative efforts of scientists working on a different topics of human, veterinary and plant helminthology. The journal responsibility is to enrich the theoretical and practical knowledge in very specific areas and thus contribute to the advancements in human and veterinary medicine and agronomy. Taking the advantage of comprehensive and multidisciplinary approaches journal still maintains its original spirit and is principal source of fresh scientific information regarding helminths, endoparasites and plant parasites. Addressing the most up-to date topics journal gained rightful and exceptional place next to the other high-quality scientific journals publishing in its field.


  • Helminths and endoparasites in man and animals
  • Plant parasites of health and veterinary importance
  • Taxonomy, systematics, morphology and ultrastructure
  • Genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Host responses against infections
  • Epidemiology and diagnostics
  • Anthelmintic resistance, pharmacology and treatment
  • Ecology and environment

Article formats

Original Research Articles, Reviews and Mini Reviews, Case Reports, Research Notes, Book Reviews, Letters to Editors, Editorial


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HELMINTHOLOGIA is a scientific journal of the Slovak Academy of Sciences published quarterly in English by Institute of Parasitology SAS, Slovak Republic. The journal is a medium for publication of original previously unpublished scientific papers from different fields of helminthology. The role of the journal is to enrich the theoretical basis of helminthology and to contribute to the advancement in human and veterinary medicine and agronomy.

Target group

  • researchers in the field of human, veterinary medicine and natural science


Helminthologia was founded in 1959 and has been continuously published nowadays.
More than five decades of journal history is reflected by its successful interdisciplinary publication records, providing a solid foundation for its steady growth in future.

Back Issues

Back issues of the journal are available at, (Vol. 43/2006 – Vol.51/2014) and
For more information, please refer to the editorial website at

Publication timeframe:
4 times per year
Journal Subjects:
Life Sciences, Zoology, Ecology, other, Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Microbiology, Virology and Infection Epidemiology