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Open Access | Methods to collect Anopheles mosquitoes and evaluate malaria transmission: a comparative study in two villages in Senegal

September 21, 2011 - 14:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Mamadou O Ndiath, Catherine Mazenot, Ablaye Gaye, Lasanna Konate, Charles Bouganali, Ousmane Faye, Cheikh Sokhna and Jean-Francois Trape
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Malaria Journal 2011, 10:270

Collections were performed in two villages: Dielmo (Soudan savanna) and Bandafassi (Soudan Guinean savanna), two or three nights per month for a 4-5 months period during the maximal transmission season in 2001-2002.

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Open Access | Duffy Negative Antigen Is No Longer a Barrier to Plasmodium vivax – Molecular Evidences from the African West Coast (Angola and Equatorial Guinea)

June 23, 2011 - 07:02 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Cristina Mendes, Fernanda Dias, Joana Figueiredo, Vicenta Gonzalez Mora, Jorge Cano, Bruno de Sousa, Virgílio E. do Rosário, Agustin Benito, Pedro Berzosa, Ana Paula Arez
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PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5(6): e1192

In this study we demonstrated that P. vivax infections were found both in humans and mosquitoes, which means that active transmission is occurring.

Evaluation of a PCR–RFLP–ITS2 assay for discrimination of Anopheles species in northern and western Colombia

May 4, 2011 - 11:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Astrid V. Cienfuegos, Doris A. Rosero, Nelson Naranjo, Shirley Luckhart, Jan E. Conn, Margarita M. Correa
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Acta Tropica, Volume 118, Issue 2, May 2011, Pages 128-135

Anopheles mosquitoes are routinely identified using morphological characters of the female that often lead to misidentification due to interspecies similarity and intraspecies variability.

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Development of PCR–RFLP assay for the discrimination of Plasmodium species and variants of P. vivax (VK210, VK247 and P. vivax-like) in Anopheles mosquitoes

May 4, 2011 - 11:48 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Gustavo Capatti Cassiano, Luciane Moreno Storti-Melo, Marinete Marins Póvoa, Allan Kardec Ribeiro Galardo, Andréa Regina Baptista Rossit, Ricardo Luiz Dantas Machado
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Acta Tropica, Volume 118, Issue 2, May 2011, Pages 118-122

The identification of Plasmodium species in Anopheles mosquitoes is an integral component of malaria control programs.

Open Access | Natural Plant Sugar Sources of Anopheles Mosquitoes Strongly Impact Malaria Transmission Potential

February 2, 2011 - 06:29 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Weidong Gu, Günter Müller, Yosef Schlein, Robert J. Novak, John C. Beier
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PLoS ONE 6(1): e15996

An improved knowledge of mosquito life history could strengthen malaria vector control efforts that primarily focus on killing mosquitoes indoors using insecticide treated nets and indoor residual spraying.

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