Dr Fredros Okumu

  • Honorary Research Fellow (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine)

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2020

Okumu, F. (2020) The fabric of life: What if mosquito nets were durable and widely available but insecticide-free? Malaria Journal, 19(1), 260. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03321-6) (PMID:32690016) (PMCID:PMC7370456)

Matowo, N. S., Tanner, M., Munhenga, G., Mapua, S. A., Finda, M., Utzinger, J., Ngowi, V. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Patterns of pesticide usage in agriculture in rural Tanzania call for integrating agricultural and public health practices in managing insecticide-resistance in malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 19(1), 257. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03331-4) (PMID:32677961) (PMCID:PMC7364647)

Monroe, A., Moore, S., Okumu, F., Kiware, S., Lobo, N. F., Koenker, H., Sherrard-Smith, E., Gimnig, J. and Killeen, G. F. (2020) Methods and indicators for measuring patterns of human exposure to malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 19, 207. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03271-z) (PMID:32546166) (PMCID:PMC7296719)

Finda, M. F., Christofides, N., Lezaun, J., Tarimo, B., Chaki, P., Kelly, A. H., Kapologwe, N., Kazyoba, P., Emidi, B. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Opinions of key stakeholders on alternative interventions for malaria control and elimination in Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 164. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03239-z) (PMID:32321534) (PMCID:PMC7178586)

Sangoro, O. P., Gavana, T., Finda, M., Mponzi, W., Hape, E., Limwagu, A., Govella, N. J., Chaki, P. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Evaluation of personal protection afforded by repellent-treated sandals against mosquito bites in south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, p. 148. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03215-7) (PMID:32268907) (PMCID:PMC7140554)

Msugupakulya, B. J., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S., Kihonda, J. M., Kahamba, N. F., Msaky, D. S., Matoke-Muhia, D., Tungu, P. K. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Preferred resting surfaces of dominant malaria vectors inside different house types in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 22. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-3108-0) (PMID:31941508) (PMCID:PMC6964015)

2019

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Detection of malaria parasites in dried human blood spots using mid-infrared spectroscopy and logistic regression analysis. Malaria Journal, 18, 341. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2982-9) (PMID:31590669) (PMCID:PMC6781347)

González Jiménez, M. et al. (2019) Prediction of mosquito species and population age structure using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine learning. Wellcome Open Research, 4, 76. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15201.3) (PMID:31544155) (PMCID:PMC6753605)

Batista, E. P.A., Mapua, S. A., Ngowo, H., Matowo, N. S., Melo, E. F., Paixão, K. S., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2019) Videographic analysis of flight behaviours of host-seeking Anopheles arabiensis towards BG-Malaria trap. PLoS ONE, 14(7), e0220563. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220563) (PMID:31365584) (PMCID:PMC6668822)

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine-learning to identify vertebrate blood meals in the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis. Malaria Journal, 18, 187. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2822-y) (PMID:31146762) (PMCID:PMC6543689)

2018

Baldini, F. , Rougé, J., Kreppel, K., Mkandawile, G., Mapua, S. A., Sikulu-Lord, M., Ferguson, H. , Govella, N. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) First report of natural Wolbachia infection in the malaria mosquito Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 11, 635. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3249-y) (PMID:30545384) (PMCID:PMC6293665)

Chinula, D., Sikaala, C. H., Chanda-Kapata, P., Hamainza, B., Zulu, R., Reimer, L., Chizema, E., Kiware, S., Okumu, F. O. and Killeen, G. (2018) Wash-resistance of pirimiphos-methyl insecticide treatments of window screens and eave baffles for killing indoor-feeding malaria vector mosquitoes: an experimental hut trial, South East of Zambia. Malaria Journal, 17(1), 164. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2309-2) (PMID:29653593) (PMCID:PMC5899344)

Siria, D. J., Batista, E. P.A., Opiyo, M. A., Melo, E. F., Sumaye, R. D., Ngowo, H. S., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Evaluation of a simple polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-based membrane for blood-feeding of malaria and dengue fever vectors in the laboratory. Parasites and Vectors, 11, 236. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2823-7) (PMID:29642937) (PMCID:PMC5896090)

Masalu, J. P., Okumu, F. O., Mmbando, A. S., Sikulu-Lord, M. T. and Ogoma, S. B. (2018) Potential benefits of combining transfluthrin-treated sisal products and long-lasting insecticidal nets for controlling indoor-biting malaria vectors. Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), 231. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2811-y) (PMID:29631633) (PMCID:PMC5891933)

2017

Rabinovich, R. N. et al. (2017) malERA: an updated research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication. PLoS Medicine, 14(11), e1002456. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002456) (PMID:29190300) (PMCID:PMC5708604)

Mmbando, A. S., Ngowo, H. S., Kilalangongono, M., Abbas, S., Matowo, N. S., Moore, S. J. and Okumu, F. (2017) Small-scale field evaluation of push-pull system against early- and outdoor-biting malaria mosquitoes in an area of high pyrethroid resistance in Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 112. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13006.1) (PMID:29568808) (PMCID:PMC5840620)

Ngowo, H. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Matthiopoulos, J. , Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Variations in household microclimate affect outdoor-biting behaviour of malaria vectors. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 102. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12928.1) (PMID:29552642) (PMCID:PMC5829465)

Batista, E. P.A., Ngowo, H. S., Opiyo, M., Shubis, G. K., Meza, F. C., Okumu, F. O. and Eiras, A. E. (2017) Semi-field assessment of the BG-Malaria trap for monitoring the African malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis. PLoS ONE, 12(10), e0186696. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186696) (PMID:29045484) (PMCID:PMC5646867)

Matowo, N. S., Munhenga, G., Tanner, M., Coetzee, M., Feringa, W. F., Ngowo, H. S., Koekemoer, L. L. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Fine-scale spatial and temporal heterogeneities in insecticide resistance profiles of the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 96. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12617.1) (PMID:29417094) (PMCID:PMC5782413)

Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S., Limwagu, A., Mkandawile, G., Kihonda, J., Masalu, J. P., Bwanary, H., Diabate, A. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) New evidence of mating swarms of the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 88. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12458.1) (PMID:29184918) (PMCID:PMC5691375)

Okumu, F. (2017) The paradigm of eave tubes: scaling up house improvement and optimizing insecticide delivery against disease-transmitting mosquitoes. Malaria Journal, 16, 207. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1859-z) (PMID:28526047) (PMCID:PMC5438516)

Kaindoa, E. W., Matowo, N. S., Ngowo, H. S., Mkandawile, G., Mmbando, A., Finda, M. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Interventions that effectively target Anopheles funestus mosquitoes could significantly improve control of persistent malaria transmission in south–eastern Tanzania. PLoS ONE, 12(5), e0177807. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177807) (PMID:28542335) (PMCID:PMC5436825)

Masalu, J. P., Finda, M., Okumu, F. O., Minja, E. G., Mmbando, A. S., Sikulu-Lord, M. T. and Ogoma, S. B. (2017) Efficacy and user acceptability of transfluthrin-treated sisal and hessian decorations for protecting against mosquito bites in outdoor bars. Parasites and Vectors, 10, 197. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2132-6) (PMID:28427437) (PMCID:PMC5397833)

This list was generated on Wed Sep 16 20:26:39 2020 BST.
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Number of items: 23.

Articles

Okumu, F. (2020) The fabric of life: What if mosquito nets were durable and widely available but insecticide-free? Malaria Journal, 19(1), 260. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03321-6) (PMID:32690016) (PMCID:PMC7370456)

Matowo, N. S., Tanner, M., Munhenga, G., Mapua, S. A., Finda, M., Utzinger, J., Ngowi, V. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Patterns of pesticide usage in agriculture in rural Tanzania call for integrating agricultural and public health practices in managing insecticide-resistance in malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 19(1), 257. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03331-4) (PMID:32677961) (PMCID:PMC7364647)

Monroe, A., Moore, S., Okumu, F., Kiware, S., Lobo, N. F., Koenker, H., Sherrard-Smith, E., Gimnig, J. and Killeen, G. F. (2020) Methods and indicators for measuring patterns of human exposure to malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 19, 207. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03271-z) (PMID:32546166) (PMCID:PMC7296719)

Finda, M. F., Christofides, N., Lezaun, J., Tarimo, B., Chaki, P., Kelly, A. H., Kapologwe, N., Kazyoba, P., Emidi, B. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Opinions of key stakeholders on alternative interventions for malaria control and elimination in Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 164. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03239-z) (PMID:32321534) (PMCID:PMC7178586)

Sangoro, O. P., Gavana, T., Finda, M., Mponzi, W., Hape, E., Limwagu, A., Govella, N. J., Chaki, P. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Evaluation of personal protection afforded by repellent-treated sandals against mosquito bites in south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, p. 148. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03215-7) (PMID:32268907) (PMCID:PMC7140554)

Msugupakulya, B. J., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S., Kihonda, J. M., Kahamba, N. F., Msaky, D. S., Matoke-Muhia, D., Tungu, P. K. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Preferred resting surfaces of dominant malaria vectors inside different house types in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 22. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-3108-0) (PMID:31941508) (PMCID:PMC6964015)

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Detection of malaria parasites in dried human blood spots using mid-infrared spectroscopy and logistic regression analysis. Malaria Journal, 18, 341. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2982-9) (PMID:31590669) (PMCID:PMC6781347)

González Jiménez, M. et al. (2019) Prediction of mosquito species and population age structure using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine learning. Wellcome Open Research, 4, 76. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15201.3) (PMID:31544155) (PMCID:PMC6753605)

Batista, E. P.A., Mapua, S. A., Ngowo, H., Matowo, N. S., Melo, E. F., Paixão, K. S., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2019) Videographic analysis of flight behaviours of host-seeking Anopheles arabiensis towards BG-Malaria trap. PLoS ONE, 14(7), e0220563. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0220563) (PMID:31365584) (PMCID:PMC6668822)

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine-learning to identify vertebrate blood meals in the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis. Malaria Journal, 18, 187. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2822-y) (PMID:31146762) (PMCID:PMC6543689)

Baldini, F. , Rougé, J., Kreppel, K., Mkandawile, G., Mapua, S. A., Sikulu-Lord, M., Ferguson, H. , Govella, N. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) First report of natural Wolbachia infection in the malaria mosquito Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 11, 635. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3249-y) (PMID:30545384) (PMCID:PMC6293665)

Chinula, D., Sikaala, C. H., Chanda-Kapata, P., Hamainza, B., Zulu, R., Reimer, L., Chizema, E., Kiware, S., Okumu, F. O. and Killeen, G. (2018) Wash-resistance of pirimiphos-methyl insecticide treatments of window screens and eave baffles for killing indoor-feeding malaria vector mosquitoes: an experimental hut trial, South East of Zambia. Malaria Journal, 17(1), 164. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2309-2) (PMID:29653593) (PMCID:PMC5899344)

Siria, D. J., Batista, E. P.A., Opiyo, M. A., Melo, E. F., Sumaye, R. D., Ngowo, H. S., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Evaluation of a simple polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-based membrane for blood-feeding of malaria and dengue fever vectors in the laboratory. Parasites and Vectors, 11, 236. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2823-7) (PMID:29642937) (PMCID:PMC5896090)

Masalu, J. P., Okumu, F. O., Mmbando, A. S., Sikulu-Lord, M. T. and Ogoma, S. B. (2018) Potential benefits of combining transfluthrin-treated sisal products and long-lasting insecticidal nets for controlling indoor-biting malaria vectors. Parasites and Vectors, 11(1), 231. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2811-y) (PMID:29631633) (PMCID:PMC5891933)

Rabinovich, R. N. et al. (2017) malERA: an updated research agenda for malaria elimination and eradication. PLoS Medicine, 14(11), e1002456. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002456) (PMID:29190300) (PMCID:PMC5708604)

Mmbando, A. S., Ngowo, H. S., Kilalangongono, M., Abbas, S., Matowo, N. S., Moore, S. J. and Okumu, F. (2017) Small-scale field evaluation of push-pull system against early- and outdoor-biting malaria mosquitoes in an area of high pyrethroid resistance in Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 112. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.13006.1) (PMID:29568808) (PMCID:PMC5840620)

Ngowo, H. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Matthiopoulos, J. , Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Variations in household microclimate affect outdoor-biting behaviour of malaria vectors. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 102. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12928.1) (PMID:29552642) (PMCID:PMC5829465)

Batista, E. P.A., Ngowo, H. S., Opiyo, M., Shubis, G. K., Meza, F. C., Okumu, F. O. and Eiras, A. E. (2017) Semi-field assessment of the BG-Malaria trap for monitoring the African malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis. PLoS ONE, 12(10), e0186696. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0186696) (PMID:29045484) (PMCID:PMC5646867)

Matowo, N. S., Munhenga, G., Tanner, M., Coetzee, M., Feringa, W. F., Ngowo, H. S., Koekemoer, L. L. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Fine-scale spatial and temporal heterogeneities in insecticide resistance profiles of the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 96. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12617.1) (PMID:29417094) (PMCID:PMC5782413)

Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S., Limwagu, A., Mkandawile, G., Kihonda, J., Masalu, J. P., Bwanary, H., Diabate, A. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) New evidence of mating swarms of the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania. Wellcome Open Research, 2, 88. (doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.12458.1) (PMID:29184918) (PMCID:PMC5691375)

Okumu, F. (2017) The paradigm of eave tubes: scaling up house improvement and optimizing insecticide delivery against disease-transmitting mosquitoes. Malaria Journal, 16, 207. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1859-z) (PMID:28526047) (PMCID:PMC5438516)

Kaindoa, E. W., Matowo, N. S., Ngowo, H. S., Mkandawile, G., Mmbando, A., Finda, M. and Okumu, F. O. (2017) Interventions that effectively target Anopheles funestus mosquitoes could significantly improve control of persistent malaria transmission in south–eastern Tanzania. PLoS ONE, 12(5), e0177807. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177807) (PMID:28542335) (PMCID:PMC5436825)

Masalu, J. P., Finda, M., Okumu, F. O., Minja, E. G., Mmbando, A. S., Sikulu-Lord, M. T. and Ogoma, S. B. (2017) Efficacy and user acceptability of transfluthrin-treated sisal and hessian decorations for protecting against mosquito bites in outdoor bars. Parasites and Vectors, 10, 197. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2132-6) (PMID:28427437) (PMCID:PMC5397833)

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Research datasets

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2018

Gonzalez Jimenez, M. , Babayan, S. , Khazaeli, P., Doyle, M., Walton, F., Reedy, E., Glew, T., Viana, M. , Ranford-Cartwright, L. , Niang, A., Siria, D. J., Okumu, F., Diabaté, A., Ferguson, H. , Baldini, F. and Wynne, K. (2018) Prediction of malaria mosquito species and population age structure using mid-infrared spectroscopy and supervised machine learning. [Data Collection]

This list was generated on Wed Sep 22 16:33:53 2021 BST.