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  1. The Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) was established by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2000 with the goal of eliminating lymphatic filariasis (LF) as a public health problem glob...

    Authors: Sammy M Njenga, Charles S Mwandawiro, C Njeri Wamae, Dunstan A Mukoko, Anisa A Omar, Masaaki Shimada, Moses J Bockarie and David H Molyneux
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:90
  2. Sampling malaria vectors and measuring their biting density is of paramount importance for entomological surveys of malaria transmission. Human landing catch (HLC) has...

    Authors: Chadwick H Sikaala, Gerry F Killeen, Javan Chanda, Dingani Chinula, John M Miller, Tanya L Russell and Aklilu Seyoum
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:91
  3. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted the use of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) as a principal strategy for effective malaria prevention and control, pyrethroids have been the...

    Authors: Hitoshi Kawada, Kazunori Ohashi, Gabriel O Dida, George Sonye, Sammy M Njenga, Charles Mwandawiro and Noboru Minakawa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:383
  4. Since the implementation of Roll Back Malaria, the widespread use of insecticide-treated nets ... the decrease in mortality and morbidity achieved in malaria-endemic regions. In the past decade, ... recommended f...

    Authors: Seynabou Sougoufara, Emmanuel Chinweuba Ottih and Frederic Tripet
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:295
  5. In sub-Saharan Africa there is widespread use of long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying to help control the densities of malaria vectors and decrease the incidence of malaria. This study was ...

    Authors: Akua Obeng Forson, Isaac A. Hinne, Shittu B. Dhikrullahi, Isaac Kwame Sraku, Abdul Rahim Mohammed, Simon K. Attah and Yaw Asare Afrane
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:246
  6. There are major concerns over sustaining the efficacy of current malaria vector control interventions given the rapid spread...Anopheles gambiae field populations from Uganda.

    Authors: Michael Okia, Richard Ndyomugyenyi, James Kirunda, Anatol Byaruhanga, Seraphine Adibaku, Denis K Lwamafa and Fred Kironde
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:130
  7. Plasmodium knowlesi is a significant cause of human malaria in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Only one...P. knowlesi, where Anopheles latens...was incriminated as the vector in Kapit, central Sarawak. A study was the...

    Authors: Joshua X. D. Ang, Khamisah A. Kadir, Dayang S. A. Mohamad, Asmad Matusop, Paul C. S. Divis, Khatijah Yaman and Balbir Singh
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:472
  8. Indoor residual insecticide spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) are commonly used together even though evidence that such combinations confer greater protection against malaria than e...

    Authors: Fredros O Okumu, Samson S Kiware, Sarah J Moore and Gerry F Killeen
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:17
  9. Since 2008, the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) has been engaged ... was a success with a drastic decrease of malaria transmission in areas under IRS. We present...

    Authors: Razaki Ossè, Rock Aikpon, Gil Germain Padonou, Olivier Oussou, Anges Yadouléton and Martin Akogbéto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:163
  10. Malaria vector control using insecticide-based approaches has ... effective strategy. However, widespread insecticide resistance among malaria vector populations across sub-Saharan Africa threatens ... area in ru...

    Authors: Justin Kumala, Lizette L. Koekemoer, Maureen Coetzee and Themba Mzilahowa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:220
  11. Knowledge on the temporal dynamics of host/vector/parasite interactions is a pre-requisite to further address relevant questions in the fields of epidemiology and evolutionary ecology of infectious diseases. In s...

    Authors: Fabrice Lalubin, Aline Delédevant, Olivier Glaizot and Philippe Christe
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:307
  12. The PDL GLMMs developed here represent a generalizable framework for analysing hierarchically-structured data in combination with explanatory variables which elicit lagged effects. The framework is a valuable ...

    Authors: Martin Walker, Peter Winskill, María-Gloria Basáñez, Joseph M Mwangangi, Charles Mbogo, John C Beier and Janet T Midega
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:311
  13. Sugar feeding is critical for survival of malaria vectors and, although discriminative plant feeding previously...Anopheles gambiae s.s., little is known about the cues mediating attraction to these plants. In th...

    Authors: Vincent O Nyasembe, Peter EA Teal, Wolfgang R Mukabana, James H Tumlinson and Baldwyn Torto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:234
  14. Identification and characterization of larval habitats, documentation of Anopheles spp. composition and abundance, and Plasmodium...spp. infection burden are critical components of integrated vector management. T...

    Authors: Wilfred Ouma Otambo, Patrick O. Onyango, Chloe Wang, Julius Olumeh, Benyl M. Ondeto, Ming-Chieh Lee, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew K. Githeko, James Kazura, Daibin Zhong, Guofa Zhou, John Githure, Collins Ouma and Guiyun Yan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:340
  15. It is widely advocated that integrated strategies for the control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are cost-effective in comparison to vertical disease-specific programmes. A prerequisite for implementation ...

    Authors: Narcis B Kabatereine, Claire J Standley, Jose C Sousa-Figueiredo, Fiona M Fleming, J Russell Stothard, Ambrose Talisuna and Alan Fenwick
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:232
  16. Two mitochondrial DNA clades have been described in Anopheles funestus populations from southern Africa. Clade I is common across the continent while clade II is known only from Mozambique and Madagascar. The spe...

    Authors: Kwang S Choi, Riann Christian, Luisa Nardini, Oliver R Wood, Eunice Agubuzo, Mbanga Muleba, Shungu Munyati, Aramu Makuwaza, Lizette L Koekemoer, Basil D Brooke, Richard H Hunt and Maureen Coetzee
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:464
  17. Wild populations of Anopheles...mosquitoes are generally thought to mate outdoors in swarms, although once colonized, they also mate readily inside laboratory cages. This study investigated whether the malaria ve...

    Authors: Ismail H. Nambunga, Betwel J. Msugupakulya, Emmanuel E. Hape, Issa H. Mshani, Najat F. Kahamba, Gustav Mkandawile, Daniel M. Mabula, Rukiyah M. Njalambaha, Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Letus L. Muyaga, Marie R. G. Hermy, Frederic Tripet, Heather M. Ferguson, Halfan S. Ngowo and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:514
  18. A better understanding of the ecology and spatial-temporal distribution of malaria vectors is essential to design more effective and sustainable strategies for malaria control and elimination. In a previous study...

    Authors: Nicolas Moiroux, Armel Djènontin, Abdul S Bio-Bangana, Fabrice Chandre, Vincent Corbel and Hélène Guis
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:103
  19. Blood-feeding patterns of mosquitoes are crucial for incriminating malaria vectors. However, little information is available...Anopheles...mosquitoes in Bangladesh. Therefore, the objective of the present study w...

    Authors: Kabirul Bashar, Nobuko Tuno, Touhid Uddin Ahmed and Abdul Jabber Howlader
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:39
  20. The goal of the study is to investigate if local agricultural practices have an impact on malaria transmission in four villages located in the...

    Authors: Arthur Sovi, Renaud Govoétchan, Filémon Tokponnon, Hermine Hounkonnou, Rock Aïkpon, Fiacre Agossa, Virgile Gnanguenon, Albert S Salako, Christian Agossou, Razaki Ossè, Mariam Okè, Dina Gbénou, Achille Massougbodji and Martin Akogbéto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:352
  21. Progress made in the control of malaria vectors globally is largely due to the ... insecticides. However, success in the fight against malaria has slowed down or even stalled due...

    Authors: Okechukwu Chukwuekezie, Emmanuel Nwosu, Udoka Nwangwu, Festus Dogunro, Cosmas Onwude, Nneka Agashi, Ebuka Ezihe, Clementina Anioke, Stephen Anokwu, Emelda Eloy, Peter Attah, Francis Orizu, Sylvester Ewo, Angela Okoronkwo, Anumba Joseph, Ijeoma Ikeakor…
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:152
  22. There has been increasing effort in recent years to incorporate user needs in technology design and re-design. This project employed a bottom-up approach that engaged end users from the outset. Bottom-up approach...

    Authors: Prisca A Oria, Alexandra Hiscox, Jane Alaii, Margaret Ayugi, Wolfgang Richard Mukabana, Willem Takken and Cees Leeuwis
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:523
  23. Agricultural pesticides may exert strong selection pressures on malaria vectors during the aquatic life stages and ... of agrochemicals on susceptibility and fitness of the malaria vectors across farming areas in...

    Authors: Naomi H. Urio, Polius G. Pinda, Amos J. Ngonzi, Letus L. Muyaga, Betwel J. Msugupakulya, Marceline Finda, Godfrey S. Matanila, Winifrida Mponzi, Halfan S. Ngowo, Najat F. Kahamba, Theresia E. Nkya and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:213
  24. Malaria is endemic in sub-Saharan Africa with...kdr R and ace-1 R alleles constitute a hindrance to malaria vector control programs. An...

    Authors: Benoît S Assogba, Luc S Djogbénou, Jacques Saizonou, Pascal Milesi, Laurette Djossou, Innocent Djegbe, Welbeck A Oumbouke, Fabrice Chandre, Lamine Baba-Moussa, Mylene Weill and Michel Makoutodé
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:548
  25. Mass insecticide treated bed net (ITN) deployment, and its associated coverage of populations at risk, had “pushed” a decline in malaria transmission. However, it is unknown whether malaria control is being enhan...

    Authors: Hanako Iwashita, Gabriel O Dida, George O Sonye, Toshihiko Sunahara, Kyoko Futami, Sammy M Njenga, Luis F Chaves and Noboru Minakawa
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:52
  26. A survey of adult anopheline mosquito diversities, collected from September 2009 to August 2010, was conducted in a malaria endemic area of western Thailand. Two anopheline ... within each complex and group, four...

    Authors: Chatchai Tananchai, Rungarun Tisgratog, Waraporn Juntarajumnong, John P Grieco, Sylvie Manguin, Atchariya Prabaripai and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:211
  27. Understanding the relationship between Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission and health outcomes requires accurate estimates ... the extent and drivers of local variation in malaria exposure in endemic areas...

    Authors: Nyaguara Amek, Nabie Bayoh, Mary Hamel, Kim A Lindblade, John E Gimnig, Frank Odhiambo, Kayla F Laserson, Laurence Slutsker, Thomas Smith and Penelope Vounatsou
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:86
  28. A dynamic study on the transmission of malaria was conducted in two areas (R+ area: Low resistance area; R+++...area: High resistance area) in the department of Plateau in South Eastern Benin, where the populatio...

    Authors: Arthur Sovi, Roseric Azondékon, Rock Y Aïkpon, Renaud Govoétchan, Filémon Tokponnon, Fiacre Agossa, Albert S Salako, Frédéric Oké-Agbo, Bruno Aholoukpè, Mariam Okè, Dina Gbénou, Achille Massougbodji and Martin Akogbéto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:319
  29. Both free-flying laboratory bioassays (WHO Tunnel and I-ACT) consistently measured similarly, and both predicted the results of the experimental hut test. For bioefficacy monitoring and upstream product evalua...

    Authors: Ummi Abdul Kibondo, Olukayode G. Odufuwa, Saphina H. Ngonyani, Ahmadi B. Mpelepele, Issaya Matanilla, Hassan Ngonyani, Noel O. Makungwa, Antony P. Mseka, Kyeba Swai, Watson Ntabaliba, Susanne Stutz, James W. Austin and Sarah Jane Moore
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:124
  30. Over the past decade, a sharp decline of malaria burden has been observed in several countries. ... geographical heterogeneity of exposure and subsequent risk of malaria transmission. In this study, we investigat...

    Authors: André Barembaye Sagna, Jean Biram Sarr, Lobna Gaayeb, Papa Makhtar Drame, Mamadou Ousmane Ndiath, Simon Senghor, Cheikh Saya Sow, Anne Poinsignon, Modou Seck, Emmanuel Hermann, Anne-Marie Schacht, Ngor Faye, Cheikh Sokhna, Franck Remoue and Gilles Riveau
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:68
  31. Identifying the parasites transmitted by a particular vector and the factors that render this vector susceptible to the parasite are key steps to understanding disease transmission. Although avian malaria has bec...

    Authors: Flore Zélé, Juilen Vézilier, Gregory L’Ambert, Antoine Nicot, Sylvain Gandon, Ana Rivero and Olivier Duron
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:437
  32. Monitoring the biological attributes of mosquitoes is critical for understanding pathogen transmission and estimating the impacts of vector control interventions on the survival of vector species. Infrared spe...

    Authors: Jacqueline N. Mgaya, Doreen J. Siria, Faraja E. Makala, Joseph P. Mgando, John-Mary Vianney, Emmanuel P. Mwanga and Fredros O. Okumu
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:281
  33. Malaria transmission in Cameroon is mediated by a ... depending on the biotope. To effectively guide malaria control operations, regular update on the role...Anopheles...species is essential. Therefore, an entomo...

    Authors: Raymond N Tabue, Thomas Nem, Jean Atangana, Jude D Bigoga, Salomon Patchoke, Frédéric Tchouine, Barrière Y Fodjo, Rose GF Leke and Etienne Fondjo
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:262
  34. Understanding the mechanisms used by Anopheles...mosquitoes to survive insecticide exposure is key to manage existing insecticide resistance and develop more suitable insecticide-based malaria vector control inte...

    Authors: Seun M. Atoyebi, Genevieve M. Tchigossou, Romaric Akoton, Jacob M. Riveron, Helen Irving, Gareth Weedall, Eric Tossou, Innocent Djegbe, Isaac O. Oyewole, Adekunle A. Bakare, Charles S. Wondji and Rousseau Djouaka
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:423
  35. Malaria was eliminated from Sri Lanka in 2013. ... is separated by a narrow strait from the malaria-endemic Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

    Authors: Sinnathamby N. Surendran, Tibutius T. P. Jayadas, Annathurai Tharsan, Vaikunthavasan Thiruchenthooran, Sharanga Santhirasegaram, Kokila Sivabalakrishnan, Selvarajah Raveendran and Ranjan Ramasamy
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:156
  36. In Brazil, the autochthonous transmission of extra-Amazonian malaria occurs mainly in areas of the southeastern...Anopheles cruzii...is the primary vector. In these locations, the population density of the mosqui...

    Authors: Camila Lorenz, Tatiani Cristina Marques, Maria Anice Mureb Sallum and Lincoln Suesdek
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:581
  37. The Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) was launched in 2000, and nearly all endemic countries in the Americas, Eastern Mediterranean and Asia-Pacific regions have now initiated the WHO rec...

    Authors: Louise A Kelly-Hope, David H Molyneux and Moses J Bockarie
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:39
  38. Providing protection from malaria vector bites, both indoors and outdoors, is crucial to curbing malaria parasite transmission. Screening of house entry points...

    Authors: Margaret Mendi Njoroge, Alexandra Hiscox, Adam Saddler, Willem Takken, Joop J. A. van Loon and Ulrike Fillinger
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:259
  39. Different trapping devices and attractants are used in the mosquito surveillance programs currently running in Europe. Most of these devices target vector species belonging to the genera Culex or Aedes, and no st...

    Authors: Michela Bertola, Diletta Fornasiero, Sofia Sgubin, Luca Mazzon, Marco Pombi and Fabrizio Montarsi
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:160
  40. Vector control is considered to be the most successful component of malaria prevention programs and a major contributor to the reduction of malaria incidence over the last two decades. However ... The aim of this...

    Authors: Stravensky Térence Boussougou-Sambe, Tamirat Gebru Woldearegai, Ange Gatien Doumba-Ndalembouly, Barclaye Ngossanga, Romuald Beh Mba, Jean Ronald Edoa, Jeannot Fréjus Zinsou, Yabo Josiane Honkpehedji, Ulysse Ateba Ngoa, Jean Claude Dejon-Agobé, Steffen Borrmann, Peter G. Kremsner, Benjamin Mordmüller and Ayôla A. Adegnika
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:217
  41. Insecticide treated materials remain the mainstay for malaria prevention. The current study reports on the ... entomological impact of cyfluthrin impregnated bed nets on malaria transmission in Mbandjock, a semi ...

    Authors: Christophe Antonio-Nkondjio, Maurice Demanou, Josiane Etang and Bernard Bouchite
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2013 6:10
  42. In Mvoua, a village situated in a forested area of Cameroon, recent studies have reported high prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum...infection among the population. In order to understand factors that can sustain...

    Authors: Dominique Mieguim Ngninpogni, Cyrille Ndo, Patrick Ntonga Akono, Anicet Nguemo, Amine Nguepi, Danale Rosine Metitsi, Jeannette Tombi, Parfait Awono-Ambene and Charles Félix Bilong Bilong
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2021 14:2
  43. Apoptosis is a precisely regulated process of cell death which occurs widely in multicellular organisms and is essential for normal development and immune defences. In recent years, interest has grown in the occu...

    Authors: Laura C Pollitt, Nick Colegrave, Shahid M Khan, Mohammed Sajid and Sarah E Reece
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2010 3:105
  44. Wolbachia, obligate intracellular bacteria, infect the majority of arthropods, including many mosquito species of medical importance. Some Wolbachia strains interfere with the development of Plasmodium parasites ...

    Authors: Nongnat Tongkrajang, Pichet Ruenchit, Chatchai Tananchai, Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap and Kasem Kulkeaw
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2020 13:579
  45. The full-scale impact of odour-baited technology on the surveillance, sampling and control of vectors of infectious diseases is partly limited by the lack of methods for the efficient and sustainable dispensing o...

    Authors: Collins K Mweresa, Wolfgang R Mukabana, Philemon Omusula, Bruno Otieno, Tom Gheysens, Willem Takken and Joop JA van Loon
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:376
  46. It has been speculated that widespread and sustained use of insecticide treated bed nets (ITNs) for over 10 years in Asembo, western Kenya, may have selected for changes in the location (indoor versus outdoor) an...

    Authors: M Nabie Bayoh, Edward D Walker, Jackline Kosgei, Maurice Ombok, George B Olang, Andrew K Githeko, Gerry F Killeen, Peter Otieno, Meghna Desai, Neil F Lobo, John M Vulule, Mary J Hamel, Simon Kariuki and John E Gimnig
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:380
  47. Understanding malaria vector mosquitoes and their infectivity dynamics is ... up intervention and control programmes. Patterns of malaria transmission have been shown to differ between ... However, very little in...

    Authors: Yousif E Himeidan, Mervet M Elzaki, Eliningaya J Kweka, Muntaser Ibrahim and Ibrahim M Elhassan
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:109
  48. Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are a vital tool in the fight against malaria vectors. However, their efficacy in the ... mortality effect, all of which could influence malaria transmission. We have invest...

    Authors: Emilie S. Ngongang-Yipmo, Magellan Tchouakui, Benjamin D. Menze, Leon M. J. Mugenzi, Flobert Njiokou and Charles S. Wondji
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2022 15:230

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