Selected publications

  • Ng'habi K.R., Lee Y., Knols B.G., Mwasheshi D., Lanzaro G.C., Ferguson H.M. 2015. Colonization of malaria vectors under semi-field conditions as a strategy for maintaining genetic and phenotypic similarity with wild populations. Malaria Journal. 14:10 (doi: 10.1186/s12936-014-0523-0

  • Pombi, M.,  Guelbeogo, W.M., Kreppel, K., Calzetta, M., Traoré, A.,  Sanou, A., Ranson, H., Ferguson, H.M.,  Sagnon, N., & A. della Torre. 2014. The Sticky Resting Box, a new tool for studying  resting behaviour of Afrotropical malaria vectors. Parasites and Vectors. 7(1): 247. (doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-247)

  • Jiang J. Maina A.N., Knobel D.L., Cleaveland S., Laudisoit A., Wambura K., Ogola E., Parola P., Breiman R.F., Njenga M.K., Richard A.L. (2013) Molecular detection of Rickettsia felis and Candidatus Rickettsia Asemboensis in fleas from human habitats, Asembo, Kenya. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 13(8): 550-558. (doi: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1123)

  • Auty H., Anderson N.E., Picozzi K., Lembo T., Mubanga J., Hoare R., Fyumagwa R.D., Mable B., Hamill L., Cleaveland S., and Welburn S.C. (2012) Trypanosome diversity in wildlife species from the Serengeti and Luangwa Valley Ecosystems. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 6(10): e1828 (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001828)

  • Govella, N.J. and Ferguson, H.M. (2012). Are outdoor targeting interventions necessary to achieve malaria elimination? Frontiers in Systems Biology. 3 (199). (doi: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00199)

  • Auty H., Picozzi K., Malele I., Torr S.J., Cleaveland S. and Welburn S. (2012) Using molecular data for epidemiological inference: assessing the prevalence of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in tsetse in Serengeti, Tanzania. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 6(1): e1501. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001501)

  • Maina AN, Knobel DL, Jiang J, Halliday J, Feikin DR, Cleaveland S, Ng’ang’a Z., Junghae M., Breiman R.F., Richards A.L. and Njenga M.K. (2012) Rickettsia felis infection in febrile patients, western Kenya, 2007–2010. Emerging Infectious Diseases 18: 328-331 (doi: 10.3201/eid1802.111372)

  • Matemba L.E, Fèvre E.M., Kibona S.N., Picozzi K., Cleaveland S., Shaw A.P. and Welburn S.C. (2010) Quantifying the burden of Rhodesiense sleeping sickness in Urambo District, Tanzania. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 4: e868. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000868)

  • Barker E.N., Tasker S., Day M., Warman S.J., Woolley K., Birtles R., Georges K.C., Ezeokoli C.D., Newaj-Fyzul A., Campbell M.D., Sparagano O.A.E, Cleaveland S. and Helps C.R. (2010) Development and use of real-time PCR to detect and quantify Mycoplasma haemocanis and “Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum” in dogs. Veterinary Microbiology, 140: 167-70 (doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.07.006)

  • Mayagaya, V.S., Michel, K., Ferguson, H.M., Benedict, M.Q, Wirtz, R.A., & F. E. Dowell (2009). Non-destructive Determination of Age and Species of Anopheles gambiae s.l. Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene: 81: 622-30 (doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2009.09-0192)

  • Breiman R.F., Njenga M.K., Cleaveland S., Sharif S.K., Mbabu M. and King L. (2008). Lessons learned from the 2006-7 Rift Valley Fever outbreak in East Africa: implications for prevention of emerging infectious diseases. Future Virology, 3(5): 411-417 (doi: 10.2217/17460794.3.5.411)