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anopheles gambiae s.s

Indoor and outdoor malaria vector surveillance in western Kenya: implications for better understanding of residual transmission

November 8, 2017 - 15:23 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Teshome Degefa, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Guofa Zhou, Ming-chieh Lee, Harrysone Atieli, Andrew K. Githeko and Guiyun Yan
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2017 16:443, 6 November 2017

Anopheles gambiae s.s. showed an increasing tendency to feed on cattle.

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Gravid Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto avoid ovipositing in Bermuda grass hay infusion and it’s volatiles in two choice egg-count bioassays

May 17, 2016 - 17:02 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lynda K. Eneh, Michael N. Okal, Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson, Ulrike Fillinger and Jenny M. Lindh
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:276, 12 May 2016

Anopheles gambiae s.s. prefers to lay eggs in tap water rather than Bermuda grass hay infusion.

Suboptimal larval habitats modulate oviposition of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s.

September 24, 2015 - 14:46 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Eunho Suh, Dong-Hwan Choe, Ahmed M Saveer, Laurence J Zwiebel
Reference: 
BioRxiv

Taken together, these findings validate the hypothesis in question and suggest that suboptimal environments for An. gambiae larval development results in the release of DMDS, DMTS and sulcatone that impact the response valence of gravid females to directly modulate the chemical ecology of oviposition site selection.

Discovery of an oviposition attractant for gravid malaria vectors of the Anopheles gambiae species complex

March 23, 2015 - 12:03 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jenny M Lindh, Michael N Okal, Manuela Herrera-Varela, Anna-Karin Borg-Karlson, Baldwyn Torto, Steven W Lindsay, Ulrike Fillinger
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:119 (20 March 2015)

Cedrol is the first compound confirmed as an oviposition attractant for gravid An. gambiae s.l.. This finding paves the way for developing new ‘attract and kill strategies’ for malaria vector control.

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Activity of Cinnamomum osmophloeum leaf essential oil against Anopheles gambiae s.s

May 9, 2014 - 17:36 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mdoe FP, Cheng S, Msangi S, Nkwengulila G, Chang S, Kweka EJ
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7 :209 (2 May 2014)

In this study, the larvicidal activity and chemical composition of the Cinnamomum osmophloeum leaf essential oils were investigated.

Not Open Access | No evidence for positive selection at two potential targets for malaria transmission-blocking vaccines in Anopheles gambiae s.s

April 10, 2013 - 04:54 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Jacob E. Crawford, Susan M. Rottschaefer, Boubacar Coulibaly, Madjou Sacko, Oumou Niaré, Michelle M. Riehle, Sékou F. Traore, Kenneth D. Vernick, Brian P. Lazzaro
Reference: 
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, Volume 16, June 2013, Pages 87-92
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These results provide insight into the patterns of genetic diversity of saglin and laminin, and we discuss these findings in relation to the potential development of these molecules as vaccine targets.

Electric nets and sticky materials for analysing oviposition behaviour of gravid malaria vectors

November 15, 2012 - 07:49 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Dugassa S, Lindh JM, Torr SJ, Oyieke F, Lindsay SW, Fillinger U
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2012, 11:374 (14 November 2012)

A square of four e-nets with yellow sticky boards as a collection device can be used for quantifying the numbers of mosquitoes approaching a small oviposition site. Shiny sticky surfaces attract gravid females possibly because they are visually mistaken as aquatic habitats.

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