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anopheles funestus

Living on the edge: a longitudinal study of Anopheles funestus in an isolated area of Mozambique

June 19, 2013 - 20:32 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Charlwood J, Cuamba N, Tomás EV, Briët OJ
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Malaria Journal 2013, 12:208 (17 June 2013)
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It is suggested that a proportion of the mosquito population may become gonotrophically discordant during the long dry season resulting in enhanced mosquito survival and sustained malaria transmission.

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Detection of clade types (clades I and II) within Anopheles funestus sensu stricto by the hydrolysis probe analysis (Taqman assay)

June 16, 2013 - 17:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Choi KS, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:173 (12 June 2013)
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This assay will be useful for screening clade types of field-collected An. funestus specimens accurately and efficiently in malaria vector research and control studies.

Stable and fluctuating temperature effects on the development rate and survival of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus

April 18, 2013 - 17:02 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Lyons CL, Coetzee M, Chown SL
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Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:104 (16 April 2013)
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These data can provide a good starting point for modelling population level consequences of temperature change associated with climate change. 

From the Cover: Directionally selected cytochrome P450 alleles are driving the spread of pyrethroid resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles funestus

January 4, 2013 - 06:57 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Jacob M. Riveron, Helen Irving, Miranda Ndula, Kayla G. Barnes, Sulaiman S. Ibrahim, Mark J. I. Paine, and Charles S. Wondji
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PNAS January 2, 2013 vol. 110 no. 1 252-257
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Pyrethroid insecticides are critical for malaria control in Africa.

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Impact of pyrethroid resistance on operational malaria control in Malawi

November 21, 2012 - 06:59 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Charles S. Wondji, Michael Coleman, Immo Kleinschmidt, Themba Mzilahowa, Helen Irving, Miranda Ndula, Andrea Rehman, John Morgan, Kayla G. Barnes, and Janet Hemingway
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PNAS November 20, 2012 vol. 109 no. 47 19063-19070
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The impact of insecticide resistance on insect-borne disease programs is difficult to quantify.

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