Dr Fredros Okumu

  • Honorary Research Fellow (School of Biodiversity, One Health & Veterinary Medicine)

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2023

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2023) Small-scale field evaluation of transfluthrin-treated eave ribbons and sandals for the control of malaria vectors in rural Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 22(1), 43. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-023-04476-8) (PMID:36739391)

Mwanga, E. P., Siria, D. J., Mitton, J., Mshani, I. H., González-Jiménez, M. , Selvarajah, P., Wynne, K. , Baldini, F. , Okumu, F. O. and Babayan, S. A. (2023) Using transfer learning and dimensionality reduction techniques to improve generalisability of machine-learning predictions of mosquito ages from mid-infrared spectra. BMC Bioinformatics, 24, 11. (doi: 10.1186/s12859-022-05128-5) (PMID:36624386) (PMCID:PMC9830685)

2022

Matowo, N. S., Tanner, M., Temba, B. A., Finda, M., Mlacha, Y. P., Utzinger, J. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Participatory approaches for raising awareness among subsistence farmers in Tanzania about the spread of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors and the possible link to improper agricultural pesticide use. Malaria Journal, 21, 277. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04289-1) (PMID:36180865) (PMCID:PMC9524312)

Ngowo, H. , Limwagu, A. J., Ferguson, H. M. , Matthiopoulos, J. , Okumu, F. O. and Nelli, L. (2022) A statistical calibration tool for methods used to sample outdoor-biting mosquitoes. Parasites and Vectors, 15, 293. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05403-7)

Mgaya, J. N., Siria, D. J., Makala, F. E., Mgando, J. P., Vianney, J.-M., Mwanga, E. P. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Effects of sample preservation methods and duration of storage on the performance of mid-infrared spectroscopy for predicting the age of malaria vectors. Parasites and Vectors, 15, 281. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05396-3) (PMID:35933384) (PMCID:PMC9356448)

Mapua, S. A., Hape, E. E., Kihonda, J., Bwanary, H., Kifungo, K., Kilalangongono, M., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Persistently high proportions of plasmodium-infected Anopheles funestus mosquitoes in two villages in the Kilombero valley, South-Eastern Tanzania. Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 18, e00264. (doi: 10.1016/j.parepi.2022.e00264) (PMID:35959316) (PMCID:PMC9357827)

Mponzi, W. P. et al. (2022) Observing the distribution of mosquito bites on humans to inform personal protection measures against malaria and dengue vectors. PLoS ONE, 17(7), e0271833. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0271833) (PMID:35877666) (PMCID:PMC9312397)

Cohen, J. M., Okumu, F. and Moonen, B. (2022) The fight against malaria: Diminishing gains and growing challenges. Science Translational Medicine, 14(651), (doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abn3256) (PMID:35767649)

Ngowo, H. S. , Okumu, F. O., Hape, E. E., Mshani, I. H., Ferguson, H. M. and Matthiopoulos, J. (2022) Using Bayesian state-space models to understand the population dynamics of the dominant malaria vector, Anopheles funestus in rural Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 21(1), 161. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04189-4) (PMID:35658961) (PMCID:PMC9166306)

Kahamba, N. F., Finda, M., Ngowo, H. , Msugupakulya, B. J., Baldini, F. , Koekemoer, L. L., Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Using ecological observations to improve malaria control in areas where Anopheles funestus is the dominant vector. Malaria Journal, 21(1), 158. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04198-3) (PMID:35655190) (PMCID:PMC9161514)

Siria, D. J. et al. (2022) Rapid age-grading and species identification of natural mosquitoes for malaria surveillance. Nature Communications, 13, 1501. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-28980-8) (PMID:35314683) (PMCID:PMC8938457)

Mmbando, A. S., Bradley, J., Kazimbaya, D., Kasubiri, R., Knudsen, J., Siria, D., von Seidlein, L., Okumu, F. O. and Lindsay, S. W. (2022) The effect of light and ventilation on house entry by Anopheles arabiensis sampled using light traps in Tanzania: an experimental hut study. Malaria Journal, 21, 36. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04063-3) (PMID:35123497) (PMCID:PMC8818140)

2021

Nambunga, I. H. et al. (2021) Wild populations of malaria vectors can mate both inside and outside of human buildings. Parasites and Vectors, 14, 514. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-04989-8) (PMID:34620227) (PMCID:PMC8499572)

Opiyo, M. A., Ngowo, H. S. , Mapua, S. A., Mpingwa, M., Nchimbi, N., Matowo, N. S., Majambere, S. and Okumu, F. O. (2021) Sub-lethal aquatic doses of pyriproxyfen may increase pyrethroid resistance in malaria mosquitoes. PLoS ONE, 16(3), e0248538. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248538) (PMID:33735241) (PMCID:PMC7971891)

Ngowo, H. S. , Hape, E. E., Matthiopoulos, J. , Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2021) Fitness characteristics of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus during an attempted laboratory colonization. Malaria Journal, 20, 148. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-021-03677-3) (PMID:33712003) (PMCID:PMC7955623)

Jansson, S., Malmqvist, E., Mlacha, Y., Ignell, R., Okumu, F., Killeen, G., Kirkeby, C. and Brydegaard, M. (2021) Real-time dispersal of malaria vectors in rural Africa monitored with lidar. PLoS ONE, 16(3), e0247803. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247803) (PMID:33662005) (PMCID:PMC7932069)

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2021) Fine-scale distribution of malaria mosquitoes biting or resting outside human dwellings in three low-altitude Tanzanian villages. PLoS ONE, 16(1), e0245750. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245750) (PMID:33507908) (PMCID:PMC7842886)

Minja, E. G. et al. (2021) Dietary diversity among households living in Kilombero district, in Morogoro region, South-Eastern Tanzania. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 5, 100171. (doi: 10.1016/j.jafr.2021.100171)

2020

Pinda, P. G., Eichenberger, C., Ngowo, H. S. , Msaky, D. S., Abbasi, S., Kihonda, J., Bwanaly, H. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Comparative assessment of insecticide resistance phenotypes in two major malaria vectors, Anopheles funestus and Anopheles arabiensis in south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 408. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03483-3) (PMID:33176805) (PMCID:PMC7661194)

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)

Nambunga, I. H. et al. (2020) Aquatic habitats of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 219. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03295-5) (PMID:32576200) (PMCID:PMC7310514)

Monroe, A. et al. (2020) Patterns of human exposure to malaria vectors in Zanzibar and implications for malaria elimination efforts. Malaria Journal, 19, 212. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03266-w) (PMID:32571338) (PMCID:PMC7310102)

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)

Masalu, J. P., Finda, M., Killeen, G. F., Ngowo, H. S. , Pinda, P. G. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Creating mosquito-free outdoor spaces using transfluthrin-treated chairs and ribbons. Malaria Journal, 19, 109. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03180-1) (PMID:32156280) (PMCID:PMC7063784)

Kahamba, N. F., Limwagu, A. J., Mapua, S. A., Msugupakulya, B. J., Msaky, D. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Habitat characteristics and insecticide susceptibility of Aedes aegypti in the Ifakara area, south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 13, 53. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-020-3920-y) (PMID:32033619) (PMCID:PMC7006121)

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

Swai, J. K. et al. (2019) Protecting migratory farmers in rural Tanzania using eave ribbons treated with the spatial mosquito repellent, transfluthrin. Malaria Journal, 18, 414. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-3048-8) (PMID:31823783) (PMCID:PMC6905030)

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)

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Eave ribbons treated with transfluthrin can protect both users and non-users against malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 18, 314. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2958-9) (PMID:31533739) (PMCID:PMC6751741)

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)

Mwanga, E. P., Ngowo, H. S. , Mapua, S. A., Mmbando, A. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Kifungo, K. and Okumu, F. O. (2019) Evaluation of an ultraviolet LED trap for catching Anopheles and Culex mosquitoes in south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 12, 418. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3673-7) (PMID:31455370) (PMCID:PMC6712696)

Matowo, N. S. et al. (2019) Fine-scale spatial and temporal variations in insecticide resistance in Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 12, 413. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3676-4) (PMID:31443737) (PMCID:PMC6708135)

Limwagu, A. J. et al. (2019) Using a miniaturized double-net trap (DN-Mini) to assess relationships between indoor–outdoor biting preferences and physiological ages of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus. Malaria Journal, 18, 282. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2913-9) (PMID:31438957) (PMCID:PMC6704488)

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)

Finda, M. F. et al. (2019) Linking human behaviours and malaria vector biting risk in south-eastern Tanzania. PLoS ONE, 14(6), e0217414. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217414) (PMID:31158255) (PMCID:PMC6546273)

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)

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2019) Evaluation of a push–pull system consisting of transfluthrin-treated eave ribbons and odour-baited traps for control of indoor- and outdoor-biting malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 18, 87. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2714-1) (PMID:30894185) (PMCID:PMC6427877)

Kaindoa, E. W. et al. (2019) Swarms of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus in Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 18, 29. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2660-y) (PMID:30696441) (PMCID:PMC6350364)

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)

Moshi, I. R., Manderson, L., Ngowo, H. S. , Mlacha, Y. P., Okumu, F. O. and Mnyone, L. L. (2018) Outdoor malaria transmission risks and social life: a qualitative study in South-Eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 17, 397. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2550-8) (PMID:30373574) (PMCID:PMC6206631)

Mmbando, A. S., Ngowo, H. , Limwagu, A., Kilalangongono, M., Kifungo, K. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Eave ribbons treated with the spatial repellent, transfluthrin, can effectively protect against indoor-biting and outdoor-biting malaria mosquitoes. Malaria Journal, 17, 368. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2520-1) (PMID:30333015) (PMCID:PMC6192339)

Finda, M. F., Limwagu, A. J., Ngowo, H. S. , Matowo, N. S., Swai, J. K., Kaindoa, E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Dramatic decreases of malaria transmission intensities in Ifakara, south-eastern Tanzania since early 2000s. Malaria Journal, 17, 362. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2511-2) (PMID:30326881) (PMCID:PMC6192315)

Batista, E. P.A., Ngowo, H. , Opiyo, M., Shubis, G. K., Meza, F. C., Siria, D. J., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Field evaluation of the BG-Malaria trap for monitoring malaria vectors in rural Tanzanian villages. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0205358. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205358) (PMID:30296287) (PMCID:PMC6175526)

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)

Moshi, I. R., Ngowo, H. , Dillip, A., Msellemu, D., Madumla, E. P., Okumu, F. O., Coetzee, M., Mynone, L. L. and Manderson, L. (2017) Community perceptions on outdoor malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 16, 274. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1924-7) (PMID:28676051) (PMCID:PMC5496602)

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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Articles

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2023) Small-scale field evaluation of transfluthrin-treated eave ribbons and sandals for the control of malaria vectors in rural Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 22(1), 43. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-023-04476-8) (PMID:36739391)

Mwanga, E. P., Siria, D. J., Mitton, J., Mshani, I. H., González-Jiménez, M. , Selvarajah, P., Wynne, K. , Baldini, F. , Okumu, F. O. and Babayan, S. A. (2023) Using transfer learning and dimensionality reduction techniques to improve generalisability of machine-learning predictions of mosquito ages from mid-infrared spectra. BMC Bioinformatics, 24, 11. (doi: 10.1186/s12859-022-05128-5) (PMID:36624386) (PMCID:PMC9830685)

Matowo, N. S., Tanner, M., Temba, B. A., Finda, M., Mlacha, Y. P., Utzinger, J. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Participatory approaches for raising awareness among subsistence farmers in Tanzania about the spread of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors and the possible link to improper agricultural pesticide use. Malaria Journal, 21, 277. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04289-1) (PMID:36180865) (PMCID:PMC9524312)

Ngowo, H. , Limwagu, A. J., Ferguson, H. M. , Matthiopoulos, J. , Okumu, F. O. and Nelli, L. (2022) A statistical calibration tool for methods used to sample outdoor-biting mosquitoes. Parasites and Vectors, 15, 293. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05403-7)

Mgaya, J. N., Siria, D. J., Makala, F. E., Mgando, J. P., Vianney, J.-M., Mwanga, E. P. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Effects of sample preservation methods and duration of storage on the performance of mid-infrared spectroscopy for predicting the age of malaria vectors. Parasites and Vectors, 15, 281. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05396-3) (PMID:35933384) (PMCID:PMC9356448)

Mapua, S. A., Hape, E. E., Kihonda, J., Bwanary, H., Kifungo, K., Kilalangongono, M., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Persistently high proportions of plasmodium-infected Anopheles funestus mosquitoes in two villages in the Kilombero valley, South-Eastern Tanzania. Parasite Epidemiology and Control, 18, e00264. (doi: 10.1016/j.parepi.2022.e00264) (PMID:35959316) (PMCID:PMC9357827)

Mponzi, W. P. et al. (2022) Observing the distribution of mosquito bites on humans to inform personal protection measures against malaria and dengue vectors. PLoS ONE, 17(7), e0271833. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0271833) (PMID:35877666) (PMCID:PMC9312397)

Cohen, J. M., Okumu, F. and Moonen, B. (2022) The fight against malaria: Diminishing gains and growing challenges. Science Translational Medicine, 14(651), (doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abn3256) (PMID:35767649)

Ngowo, H. S. , Okumu, F. O., Hape, E. E., Mshani, I. H., Ferguson, H. M. and Matthiopoulos, J. (2022) Using Bayesian state-space models to understand the population dynamics of the dominant malaria vector, Anopheles funestus in rural Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 21(1), 161. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04189-4) (PMID:35658961) (PMCID:PMC9166306)

Kahamba, N. F., Finda, M., Ngowo, H. , Msugupakulya, B. J., Baldini, F. , Koekemoer, L. L., Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2022) Using ecological observations to improve malaria control in areas where Anopheles funestus is the dominant vector. Malaria Journal, 21(1), 158. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04198-3) (PMID:35655190) (PMCID:PMC9161514)

Siria, D. J. et al. (2022) Rapid age-grading and species identification of natural mosquitoes for malaria surveillance. Nature Communications, 13, 1501. (doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-28980-8) (PMID:35314683) (PMCID:PMC8938457)

Mmbando, A. S., Bradley, J., Kazimbaya, D., Kasubiri, R., Knudsen, J., Siria, D., von Seidlein, L., Okumu, F. O. and Lindsay, S. W. (2022) The effect of light and ventilation on house entry by Anopheles arabiensis sampled using light traps in Tanzania: an experimental hut study. Malaria Journal, 21, 36. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04063-3) (PMID:35123497) (PMCID:PMC8818140)

Nambunga, I. H. et al. (2021) Wild populations of malaria vectors can mate both inside and outside of human buildings. Parasites and Vectors, 14, 514. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-021-04989-8) (PMID:34620227) (PMCID:PMC8499572)

Opiyo, M. A., Ngowo, H. S. , Mapua, S. A., Mpingwa, M., Nchimbi, N., Matowo, N. S., Majambere, S. and Okumu, F. O. (2021) Sub-lethal aquatic doses of pyriproxyfen may increase pyrethroid resistance in malaria mosquitoes. PLoS ONE, 16(3), e0248538. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248538) (PMID:33735241) (PMCID:PMC7971891)

Ngowo, H. S. , Hape, E. E., Matthiopoulos, J. , Ferguson, H. M. and Okumu, F. O. (2021) Fitness characteristics of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus during an attempted laboratory colonization. Malaria Journal, 20, 148. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-021-03677-3) (PMID:33712003) (PMCID:PMC7955623)

Jansson, S., Malmqvist, E., Mlacha, Y., Ignell, R., Okumu, F., Killeen, G., Kirkeby, C. and Brydegaard, M. (2021) Real-time dispersal of malaria vectors in rural Africa monitored with lidar. PLoS ONE, 16(3), e0247803. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0247803) (PMID:33662005) (PMCID:PMC7932069)

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2021) Fine-scale distribution of malaria mosquitoes biting or resting outside human dwellings in three low-altitude Tanzanian villages. PLoS ONE, 16(1), e0245750. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245750) (PMID:33507908) (PMCID:PMC7842886)

Minja, E. G. et al. (2021) Dietary diversity among households living in Kilombero district, in Morogoro region, South-Eastern Tanzania. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 5, 100171. (doi: 10.1016/j.jafr.2021.100171)

Pinda, P. G., Eichenberger, C., Ngowo, H. S. , Msaky, D. S., Abbasi, S., Kihonda, J., Bwanaly, H. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Comparative assessment of insecticide resistance phenotypes in two major malaria vectors, Anopheles funestus and Anopheles arabiensis in south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 408. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03483-3) (PMID:33176805) (PMCID:PMC7661194)

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)

Nambunga, I. H. et al. (2020) Aquatic habitats of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 19, 219. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03295-5) (PMID:32576200) (PMCID:PMC7310514)

Monroe, A. et al. (2020) Patterns of human exposure to malaria vectors in Zanzibar and implications for malaria elimination efforts. Malaria Journal, 19, 212. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03266-w) (PMID:32571338) (PMCID:PMC7310102)

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)

Masalu, J. P., Finda, M., Killeen, G. F., Ngowo, H. S. , Pinda, P. G. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Creating mosquito-free outdoor spaces using transfluthrin-treated chairs and ribbons. Malaria Journal, 19, 109. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-020-03180-1) (PMID:32156280) (PMCID:PMC7063784)

Kahamba, N. F., Limwagu, A. J., Mapua, S. A., Msugupakulya, B. J., Msaky, D. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Ngowo, H. S. and Okumu, F. O. (2020) Habitat characteristics and insecticide susceptibility of Aedes aegypti in the Ifakara area, south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 13, 53. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-020-3920-y) (PMID:32033619) (PMCID:PMC7006121)

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)

Swai, J. K. et al. (2019) Protecting migratory farmers in rural Tanzania using eave ribbons treated with the spatial mosquito repellent, transfluthrin. Malaria Journal, 18, 414. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-3048-8) (PMID:31823783) (PMCID:PMC6905030)

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)

Mwanga, E. P. et al. (2019) Eave ribbons treated with transfluthrin can protect both users and non-users against malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 18, 314. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2958-9) (PMID:31533739) (PMCID:PMC6751741)

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)

Mwanga, E. P., Ngowo, H. S. , Mapua, S. A., Mmbando, A. S., Kaindoa, E. W., Kifungo, K. and Okumu, F. O. (2019) Evaluation of an ultraviolet LED trap for catching Anopheles and Culex mosquitoes in south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 12, 418. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3673-7) (PMID:31455370) (PMCID:PMC6712696)

Matowo, N. S. et al. (2019) Fine-scale spatial and temporal variations in insecticide resistance in Culex pipiens complex mosquitoes in rural south-eastern Tanzania. Parasites and Vectors, 12, 413. (doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3676-4) (PMID:31443737) (PMCID:PMC6708135)

Limwagu, A. J. et al. (2019) Using a miniaturized double-net trap (DN-Mini) to assess relationships between indoor–outdoor biting preferences and physiological ages of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus. Malaria Journal, 18, 282. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2913-9) (PMID:31438957) (PMCID:PMC6704488)

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)

Finda, M. F. et al. (2019) Linking human behaviours and malaria vector biting risk in south-eastern Tanzania. PLoS ONE, 14(6), e0217414. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217414) (PMID:31158255) (PMCID:PMC6546273)

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)

Mmbando, A. S. et al. (2019) Evaluation of a push–pull system consisting of transfluthrin-treated eave ribbons and odour-baited traps for control of indoor- and outdoor-biting malaria vectors. Malaria Journal, 18, 87. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2714-1) (PMID:30894185) (PMCID:PMC6427877)

Kaindoa, E. W. et al. (2019) Swarms of the malaria vector Anopheles funestus in Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 18, 29. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2660-y) (PMID:30696441) (PMCID:PMC6350364)

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)

Moshi, I. R., Manderson, L., Ngowo, H. S. , Mlacha, Y. P., Okumu, F. O. and Mnyone, L. L. (2018) Outdoor malaria transmission risks and social life: a qualitative study in South-Eastern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 17, 397. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2550-8) (PMID:30373574) (PMCID:PMC6206631)

Mmbando, A. S., Ngowo, H. , Limwagu, A., Kilalangongono, M., Kifungo, K. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Eave ribbons treated with the spatial repellent, transfluthrin, can effectively protect against indoor-biting and outdoor-biting malaria mosquitoes. Malaria Journal, 17, 368. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2520-1) (PMID:30333015) (PMCID:PMC6192339)

Finda, M. F., Limwagu, A. J., Ngowo, H. S. , Matowo, N. S., Swai, J. K., Kaindoa, E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Dramatic decreases of malaria transmission intensities in Ifakara, south-eastern Tanzania since early 2000s. Malaria Journal, 17, 362. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2511-2) (PMID:30326881) (PMCID:PMC6192315)

Batista, E. P.A., Ngowo, H. , Opiyo, M., Shubis, G. K., Meza, F. C., Siria, D. J., Eiras, A. E. and Okumu, F. O. (2018) Field evaluation of the BG-Malaria trap for monitoring malaria vectors in rural Tanzanian villages. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0205358. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205358) (PMID:30296287) (PMCID:PMC6175526)

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)

Moshi, I. R., Ngowo, H. , Dillip, A., Msellemu, D., Madumla, E. P., Okumu, F. O., Coetzee, M., Mynone, L. L. and Manderson, L. (2017) Community perceptions on outdoor malaria transmission in Kilombero Valley, Southern Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 16, 274. (doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1924-7) (PMID:28676051) (PMCID:PMC5496602)

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 Mon Feb 6 16:45:47 2023 GMT.

Research datasets

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Number of items: 2.

2022

Siria, D., Sanou, R., Mitton, J., Mwanga, E., Niang, A., Saré, I., Johnson, P. , Wynne, K. , Murray-Smith, R. , Ferguson, H. , Gonzalez Jimenez, M. , Babayan, S. , Diabaté, A., Okumu, F. and Baldini, F. (2022) Rapid age-grading and species identification of natural mosquitoes for malaria surveillance. [Data Collection]

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 Mon Feb 6 16:45:50 2023 GMT.