Publications

 2016

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An improved mosquito electrocuting trap that safely reproduces epidemiologically relevant metrics of mosquito human-feeding behaviours as determined by human landing catch

Nicodem J. Govella, Deodatus F. Maliti, Amos T. Mlwale, John P. Masallu, Nosrat Mirzai, Paul C. D. Johnson, Heather M. Ferguson and Gerry F. Killeen

Malaria Journal 2016 15:465

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Pyriproxyfen is metabolized by P450s associated with pyrethroid resistance in An. gambiae

Cristina Yunta Yanes, Nelson Grisales, Kay Hemmings, Patricia Pignatelli, Hilary Ranson, Mark J I Paine

Science Direct, Volume 78, Nov 2016, Pages 50-57

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Challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of next-generation long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria control: a case study from Burkina Faso

Kemi Tesfazghi, Adama Traore, Hilary Ranson, Sagnon N’Fale, Jenny Hill and Eve Worrall

Implementation Science 2016 11:103

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Cytochrome P450 associated with insecticide resistance catalyzes cuticular hydrocarbon production in Anopheles gambiae.

Vasileia Balabanidou, Natassa Kambouraki, Marina MacLean, Gary J. Blomquist, Claus Tittiger, M Patricia Juαrez4, Sergio J Mijailovsky, George Chalepakis, Amalia Anthousi, Amy Lynd, Hilary Ranson, Gareth Lyccett, John Vontas.

PNAS, Vol 113 no. 33, 9268-9273

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Most outdoor malaria transmission by behaviourally-resistant Anopheles arabiensis is mediated by mosquitoes that have previously been inside houses, where they may be readily targeted with improved indoor vector control methods

Gerry F. Killeen, Nicodem J. Govella, Dickson W. Lwetoijera and Fredros O. Okumu

Malaria Journal 2016 15:225

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The epidemiology of residual Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission and infection burden in an African city with high coverage of multiple vector control measures

Daniel Msellemu, Hagai I. Namango, Victoria M. Mwakalinga, Alex J. Ntamatungiro, Yeromin Mlacha, Zacharia J. Mtema, Samson Kiware, Neil F. Lobo, Silas Majambere, Stefan Dongus, Christopher J. Drakeley, Nicodem J. Govella, Prosper P. Chaki, and Gerry F. Killeen

Malaria Journal 2016 15:288

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Correlations between household occupancy and malaria vector biting risk in rural Tanzanian villages: implications for high-resolution spatial targeting of control interventions

Emmanuel W. Kaindoa, Gustav Mkandawile, Godfrey Ligamba, Louise A. Kelly-Hope and Fredros O. Okumu

Malaria Journal 2016 15:199

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A novel video-tracking system to quantify the behaviour of nocturnal mosquitoes attacking human hosts in the field

N. C. Angarita-Jaimes, J. E. A. Parker, M. Abe, F. Mashauri, J. Martine, C. E. Towers, P. J. McCall, D. P. Towers

Journal of The Royal Society April 2016
Volume 13, issue 117

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Insecticide Resistance in African Anopheles Mosquitoes: A Worsening Situation that Needs Urgent Action to Maintain Malaria Control

Hilary Ranson and Natalie Lissenden

Science Direct Volume 32, Issue 3, March 2016, Pages 187–196

Special Issue: Vectors

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Delayed mortality effects cust the malaria transmission potential of insecticide resistant mosquitoes

Mafalda Viana, Angela Hughes, Jason Matthiopoulos, Hilary Ranson and Heather M. Ferguson

PNAS vol. 113 no. 32, 8975-8980

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Investigating associations between biting time in the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis Patton and single nucleotide polymorphisms in circadian clock genes: support for sub-structure among An. arabiensis in the Kilombero valley of Tanzania

Maliti DV, Marsden CD, Main BJ, Govella NJ, Yamasaki Y, Collier TC, Kreppel K, Chiu JC, Lanzaro GC, Ferguson HM, Lee Y

Parasites & Vectors 2016 9:109

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Spatially aggregated clusters and scattered smaller loci of elevated malaria vector density and human infection prevalence in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Victoria M. Mwakalinga,Benn K. D. Sartorius, Yeromin P. Mlacha, Daniel F. Msellemu, Alex J. Limwagu, Zawadi D. Mageni, John M. Paliga, Nicodem J. Govella, Maureen Coetzee, Gerry F. Killeen and Stefan Dongus

Malaria Journal 2016 15:135

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Malaria vectors and their blood‑meal
sources in an area of high bed net ownership in the western Kenya highlands

Bryson A. Ndenga, Nicholas L. Mulaya, Sandra K. Musaki, Joan N. Shiroko, Stefan Dongus and Ulrike Fillinger

Malaria Journal 2016 15:76

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 2015

2

Development and evaluation of mosquito-electrocuting traps as alternatives to the human landing catch technique for sampling host-seeking malaria vectors

Deodatus V. Maliti, Nicodem J. Govella, Gerry F. Killeen, Nosrat Mirzai, Paul C. D. Johnson, Katharina Kreppel and Heather M. Ferguson

 

Malaria Journal 2015 14:502

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Impregnating hessian strips with the repellent pyrethroid transfluthrin prevents outdoor exposure to emerging pyrethroid resistant vectors of malaria and lymphatic filariasis in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nicodem J. Govella, Sheila B. Ogoma, John Paliga, Prosper P. Chaki and Gerry Killeen

Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:322

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Evaluation of a protocol for remote identification of mosquito vector species reveals BG-Sentinel trap as an efficient tool for Anopheles gambiae outdoor collection in Burkina Faso

Marco Pombi, Wamdaogo M Guelbeogo, Maria Calzetta, N’Fale Sagnon, Vincenzo Petrarca, Vincenzo La Gioia and Alessandra della Torre

Malaria Journal 2015 14:161

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Comparative evaluation of the Sticky-Resting-Box-Trap, the standardised resting-bucket-trap and indoor aspiration for sampling malaria vectors

Katharina Kreppel, P.C.D Johnson, N. J. Govella, M. Pombi, D. Maliti, H.M. Ferguson

Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:462 

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When a discriminating dose assay is not enough: measuring the intensity of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors

Judit Bagi, Nelson Grisales, Rebecca Corkill, John C Morgan, Sagnon N’Falé, William G Brogdon and Hilary Ranson

Malaria Journal 2015 14:210

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Infrared video tracking of Anopheles gambiae at insecticide-treated bed nets reveals rapid decisive impact after brief localised net contact

Josephine E.A. Parker, Natalia Angarita-Jaimes, Mayumi Abe, Catherine E. Towers, David Towers & Philip J. McCall

Scientific Reports 5 Article number: 13392 2015

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Comparability between insecticide resistance bioassays for mosquito vectors: time to review current methodology?

Henry F Owusu, Danica Jančáryová, David Malone and Pie Müller 

Parasites & Vectors 2015 8:357

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National malaria vector control policy: an analysis of the decision to scale-up larviciding in Nigeria

Oluwakemi Tesfazghi, Jenny Hill, Caroline Jones, Hilary Ranson and Eve Worrall

Health Policy and Planning 2015 1–11

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To assess whether addition of pyriproxyfen to long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets increases their durability compared to standard long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial 

N’Fale Sagnon, Margaret Pinder, Emile FS Tchicaya, Alfred B Tiono, Brian Faragher, Hilary Ranson, and Steve W Lindsay

Trials 2015 16:195

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The AvecNet Trial to assess whether addition of pyriproxyfen, an insect juvenile hormone mimic, to long-lasting insecticidal mosquito nets provides additional protection against clinical malaria over current best practice in an area with pyrethroid-resistant vectors in rural Burkina Faso: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Steve W Lindsay, Alfred B Tiono, Margaret Pinder, Sagnon N’Fale, Brian Faragher, Tom Smith, Mariabeth Silkey, Hilary Ranson

Trials 2015 16:113 

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The recent escalation in strength of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles coluzzi in West Africa is linked to increased expression of multiple gene families

Kobié H Toé, Sagnon N’Falé, Roch K Dabiré, Hilary Ranson and Christopher M Jones

BMC Genomics 2015 16:146

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2014

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Power analysis for generalized linear mixed models in ecology and evolution

Paul C. D. Johnson, Sarah J. E. Barry, Heather M. Ferguson and Pie Müller

Methods in Ecology and Evolution December 2014

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Dissecting the organ specificity of insecticide resistance candidate genes in Anopheles gambiae: known and novel candidate genes

Victoria A Ingham, Christopher M Jones, Patricia Pignatelli, Vasileia Balabanidou, John Vontas, Simon C Wagstaff, Jonathan D Moore and Hilary Ranson

BMC Genomics 2014 15:1018

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Impact of agriculture on the selection of insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae: a multigenerational study in controlled conditions

Theresia E Nkya, Rodolphe Poupardin, Frederic Laporte, Idir Akouayri, Franklin Mosha, Stephen Magesa, William Kisinza and Jean-Philippe David

Parasites and Vectors 2014. 7:480

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Potential causes and consequences of behavioural resilience and resistance in malaria populations: a mathematical modelling analysis

Gerry F Killeen, Nakul Chitnis

Malaria Journal 2014 13:97

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Combining organophosphate treated wall linings and long-lasting insecticidal nets fails to provide additional control over LLIN alone against multiple insecticide resistant Anopheles gambiae in Côte D’Ivoire: an experimental hut trial

Corine Ngufor, Mouhamadou Chouaïbou, Emile Tchicaya, Benard Loukou, Nestor Kesse, Raphael N’Guessan, Paul Johnson, Benjamin Koudou and Mark Rowland

Malaria Journal 2014 13:396

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Increased Pyrethroid Resistance in Malaria Vectors and Decreased Bed Net Effectiveness, Burkina Faso

Kobié H. Toé, Christopher M. Jones, Sagnon N’Fale, Hanafy M. Ismail, Roch K. Dabiré, and Hilary Ranson

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Volume 20, Number 10, October 2014

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Insecticide-treated net wall hangings for malaria vector control: an experimental hut study in north-eastern Tanzania

Corine Ngufor, Patrick Tungu, Robert Malima, Matthew Kirby, William Kisinza and Mark Rowland

Malaria Journal 2014 13:366

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Institutional evolution of a community-based programme for malaria control through larval source management in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Prosper P Chaki, Khadija Kannady, Deo Mtasiwa, Marcel Tanner, Hassan Mshinda, Ann H Kelly and Gerry Killeen

Malaria Journal 2014 13:245

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The Sticky Resting Box, a new tool for studying resting behaviour of Afrotropical malaria vectors

Marco Pombi, Wamdaogo M Guelbeogo, Katharina Kreppel, Maria Calzetta,Alphonse Traoré, Antoine Sanou, Hilary Ranson, Heather M Ferguson, N’Fale Sagnon and Alessandra della Torre 

Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:247  

 

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CYP6 P450 Enzymes and ACE-1 Duplication Produce Extreme and Multiple Insecticide Resistance in the Malaria Mosquito Anopheles gambiae

Constant A.V. Edi, Luc Djogbénou, Adam M. Jenkins, Kimberly Regna, Marc A. T. Muskavitch, Rodolphe Poupardin, Christopher M. Jones, John Essandoh, Guillaume K. Kétoh, Mark J. I. Paine, Benjamin G. Koudou, Martin J. Donnelly, Hilary Ranson, David Weetman

PLOS Genetics, Vol 10, Issue 3, March 2014

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Facing the resistance crisis in malaria control by developing and evaluating ‘resistance-breaking’ products

 Hilary Ranson

 

Outlooks on Pest Management. February 2014 p.33

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Published by Research Information Ltd, and is made available here with the publisher's permission. Copies of OPM articles are available on the IngentaConnect platform at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/resinf/opm

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Long-term trends in Anopheles gambiae insecticide resistance in Côte d’Ivoire

Constant A.V. Edi, Benjamin G. Koudou,  M. Chouaibou, B. Bonfoh,  Stefan Dongus, Sarah Barry, Paul Johnson, Pie Müller, Hilary Ranson and David Weetman

Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:500 

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Insecticide Resistance mechanisms associated with different environments in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae: a case study in Tanzania

T E Nkya,Idir Akhouayri, Rodolphe Poupardin, Bernard Batengana, Franklin Mosha, Stephen Magesa, William Kisinza and Jean-Philippe David 

Malaria Journal 2014 13:28

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Combining Organophosphate Treated Wall Linings and Long-lasting insecticidal Nets for improved control of Pyrethroid Resistant Anopheles gambiae

C N'gufor, Emile Tchicaya, Benjamin Koudou, Sagnon N’Fale, Roch Dabire, Paul Johnson, Hilary Ranson and Mark Rowland 

PLOS One 
January 07 2014

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2013

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The dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Zanzibar and an assessment of the underlying genetic basis 

C M Jones,Khamis A Haji, Bakari O Khatib, Judit Bagi, Juma Mcha, Gregor J Devine, Matthew Daley, Bilali Kabula, Abdullah S Ali, Silas Majambere and Hilary Ranson 

Parasites and Vectors 2013 6:343

 

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Acoustic detection of DNA conformation in genetic assays combined with PCR 

G Papadakis, A. Tsortos, A. Kordas, I. Tiniakou, E. Morou and J. Vontas 

Scientific Reports 2013 VOL 3, Article number 2033 

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Eliminating Malaria Vectors

 

G Killeen,Aklilu Seyoum, Chadwick Sikaala, Amri S Zomboko, John E Gimnig, Nicodem J Govella and Michael T White 

Parasites and Vectors 2013 Vol 6, 172

 

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Dose–response tests and semi-field evaluation of lethal and sub-lethal effects of slow release pyriproxyfen granules (Sumilarv®0.5G) for the control of the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae sensu lato

Oscar Mbare, Steven W Lindsay, Ulrike Fillinger

Malaria Journal 2013 12:94

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The central role of mosquito cytochrome P450 CYP6Zs in insecticide detoxification revealed by functional expression and structural modelling 

A Chandor-Proust,J Bibby, M Régent-Kloeckner, J Roux, E Guittard-Crilat, R Poupardin, M Asam Riaz, M Paine, C Dauphin-Villemant, S Reynaud and J-P David 

Biochemical Journal 2013 455 (75–85)

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Entomological surveillance of behavioural resilience and resistance in residual malaria vector populations 

N J Govella,P. Chaki and G.F.Killeen

Malaria Journal 2013.12(1)

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Role of cytochrome P450s in insecticide resistance: impact on the control of mosquito-borne diseases and use of insecticides on Earth

J-P David,H M Ismail, A Chandor-Proust and M J Ingraham- Paine

 

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
2013 1612 / 368

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2012

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Impact of environment on mosquito response to pyrethroid insecticides. Facts, evidences and prospects

T E Nkya I Akhouayri, W Kisinza and J-P David

Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2012 Vol 42. 10

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Multiple-Insecticide Resistance in Anopheles gambiae Mosquitoes, Southern Côte d’Ivoire

C A Edi,G B Koudou, C Jones, D Weetman and H Ranson 

Emerging Infectious Diseases 2012 Vol 18, issue 9

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Why use of interventions targeting outdoor biting mosquitoes will be necessary to achieve malaria elimination

N J Govella and H Ferguson 

Frontiers in Physiology 2014 Vol 3 

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Spatial repellency of transfluthrin-treated hessian strips against laboratory-reared Anopheles
arabiensis mosquitoes in a semi-field tunnel cage

Sheila B Ogoma, Hassan Ngonyani, Emmanuel T Simfukwe, Anthony Mseka, Jason Moore and Gerry F Killeen

Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:54

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Footprints of positive selection associated with a mutation (N1575Y) in the voltage-gated sodium channel of Anopheles gambiae

C M Jones,M Liyanapathirana, F R Agossa, D Weetman, H Ranson, M J Donnelly and C S Wilding

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States 2012. Vol 109, 17

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