anopheles

Summary

Summary: A genus of mosquitoes (CULICIDAE) that are known vectors of MALARIA.

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  1. Goodman A, Blagborough A, Biswas S, Wu Y, Hill A, Sinden R, et al. A viral vectored prime-boost immunization regime targeting the malaria Pfs25 antigen induces transmission-blocking activity. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e29428 pubmed publisher
    ..In a standard membrane-feeding assay using NF54 strain P. falciparum, oocyst intensity in Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes was significantly reduced in an IgG concentration-dependent manner when compared to control ..
  2. Krief S, Levrero F, Krief J, Thanapongpichat S, Imwong M, Snounou G, et al. Investigations on anopheline mosquitoes close to the nest sites of chimpanzees subject to malaria infection in Ugandan highlands. Malar J. 2012;11:116 pubmed publisher
    ..The species of the female Anopheles caught were then determined and the presence of Plasmodium was sought in these insects by PCR amplification...
  3. Minakawa N, Dida G, Sonye G, Futami K, Njenga S. Malaria vectors in Lake Victoria and adjacent habitats in western Kenya. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32725 pubmed publisher
    ..3 km of the lakeshore in western Kenya, and their breeding sites characterized. Three primary vector species, Anopheles arabiensis, Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles funestus s.s...
  4. Govindarajan M, Sivakumar R. Mosquito adulticidal and repellent activities of botanical extracts against malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:941-7 pubmed publisher
    ..alba) and Andrographis paniculata (A. paniculata) against malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi (An. stephensi). Adulticidal efficacy of the crude leaf extracts of E. alba and A...
  5. Kitau J, Oxborough R, Tungu P, Matowo J, Malima R, Magesa S, et al. Species shifts in the Anopheles gambiae complex: do LLINs successfully control Anopheles arabiensis?. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31481 pubmed publisher
    ..arabiensis is likely to remain responsible for residual malaria transmission, and species shifts might be reported over larger areas. Supplementary control measures to LLINs may be necessary to control this vector species. ..
  6. Kumar A, Murugan K, Madhiyazhagan P, Prabhu K. Spinosad and neem seed kernel extract as bio-controlling agents for malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi and non-biting midge, Chironomus circumdatus. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:614-8 pubmed publisher
    ..reveals the toxicity effect of spinosad and neem seed kernel extract (NSKE) against different larval stages of Anopheles stephensi (An. stephensi) and Chironomus circumdatus (Ch. circumdatus)...
  7. Obsomer V, Defourny P, Coosemans M. Predicted distribution of major malaria vectors belonging to the Anopheles dirus complex in Asia: ecological niche and environmental influences. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e50475 pubmed publisher
    ..This is particularly useful to develop models from literature records such as available for the Anopheles dirus complex, a major group of malaria mosquito vectors in Asia...
  8. Midega J, Smith D, Olotu A, Mwangangi J, Nzovu J, Wambua J, et al. Wind direction and proximity to larval sites determines malaria risk in Kilifi District in Kenya. Nat Commun. 2012;3:674 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe the spatial relationship between the location of Anopheles larval sites and human malaria infection in a cohort study of 642 children, aged 1-10-years-old...
  9. Cassone B, Kamdem C, Cheng C, Tan J, Hahn M, Costantini C, et al. Gene expression divergence between malaria vector sibling species Anopheles gambiae and An. coluzzii from rural and urban Yaoundé Cameroon. Mol Ecol. 2014;23:2242-59 pubmed publisher
    ..isolation of two broadly sympatric and morphologically identical African mosquito species, the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and An. coluzzii...

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  1. Kelly Hope L, Molyneux D, Bockarie M. Can malaria vector control accelerate the interruption of lymphatic filariasis transmission in Africa; capturing a window of opportunity?. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:39 pubmed publisher
    ..malaria control in Africa may significantly impact LF transmission because the parasite is transmitted mainly by Anopheles mosquitoes...
  2. Zhong D, Chang X, Zhou G, He Z, Fu F, Yan Z, et al. Relationship between knockdown resistance, metabolic detoxification and organismal resistance to pyrethroids in Anopheles sinensis. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55475 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles sinensis is the most important vector of malaria in Southeast Asia, including China...
  3. Witzig C, Parry M, Morgan J, Irving H, Steven A, Cuamba N, et al. Genetic mapping identifies a major locus spanning P450 clusters associated with pyrethroid resistance in kdr-free Anopheles arabiensis from Chad. Heredity (Edinb). 2013;110:389-97 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Anopheles arabiensis is the major malaria vector in Chad and efforts to control this vector are threatened by the ..
  4. Harris C, Lwetoijera D, Dongus S, Matowo N, Lorenz L, Devine G, et al. Sterilising effects of pyriproxyfen on Anopheles arabiensis and its potential use in malaria control. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:144 pubmed publisher
    ..This study investigated the relationship between different blood feeding and PPF exposure timings to determine the potential of PPF sterilisation in controlling Anopheles arabiensis.
  5. Gneme A, Guelbeogo W, Riehle M, Sanou A, Traoré A, Zongo S, et al. Equivalent susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae M and S molecular forms and Anopheles arabiensis to Plasmodium falciparum infection in Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2013;12:204 pubmed publisher
    The Anopheles gambiae sensu lato (s.l.) species complex in Burkina Faso consists of Anopheles arabiensis, and molecular forms M and S of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto (s.s.)...
  6. Oxborough R, Kitau J, Matowo J, Feston E, Mndeme R, Mosha F, et al. ITN mixtures of chlorfenapyr (Pyrrole) and alphacypermethrin (Pyrethroid) for control of pyrethroid resistant Anopheles arabiensis and Culex quinquefasciatus. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e55781 pubmed publisher
    Pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae malaria vectors are widespread throughout sub-Saharan Africa and continued efficacy of pyrethroid ITNs is under threat...
  7. Okumu F, Mbeyela E, Lingamba G, Moore J, Ntamatungiro A, Kavishe D, et al. Comparative field evaluation of combinations of long-lasting insecticide treated nets and indoor residual spraying, relative to either method alone, for malaria prevention in an area where the main vector is Anopheles arabiensis. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:46 pubmed publisher
  8. Chang X, Xue Y, Zhang A, Zhu G, Fang Q. [Deltamethrin resistance, metabolic detoxification enzyme and kdr mutation in Anopheles sinensis in region along Huaihe River in Anhui Province]. Zhongguo Xue Xi Chong Bing Fang Zhi Za Zhi. 2013;25:263-7 pubmed
    ..detoxification enzyme activities, and mutations in the para-type sodium channel gene that confers knockdown resistance (kdr) in Anopheles sinensis mosquitoes from malaria endemic areas along the Huaihe River in Anhui Province, China.
  9. Drexler A, Nuss A, Hauck E, Glennon E, Cheung K, Brown M, et al. Human IGF1 extends lifespan and enhances resistance to Plasmodium falciparum infection in the malaria vector Anopheles stephensi. J Exp Biol. 2013;216:208-17 pubmed publisher
    ..that human IGF1 ingested in a blood meal would affect lifespan and malaria parasite infection in the mosquito Anopheles stephensi...
  10. Lebl K, Nischler E, Walter M, Brugger K, Rubel F. First record of the disease vector Anopheles hyrcanus in Austria. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2013;29:59-60 pubmed
    b>Anopheles (Anopheles) hyrcanus was detected for the first time in Austria, in a floodplain forest in the city of Vienna. From May to September 2012, we found 135 females of this species within the scope of a mosquito monitoring program...
  11. Bian G, Joshi D, Dong Y, Lu P, Zhou G, Pan X, et al. Wolbachia invades Anopheles stephensi populations and induces refractoriness to Plasmodium infection. Science. 2013;340:748-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we report the establishment of a stable Wolbachia infection in an important malaria vector, Anopheles stephensi. In A...
  12. Sor Suwan S, Jariyapan N, Roytrakul S, Paemanee A, Saeung A, Thongsahuan S, et al. Salivary gland proteome of the human malaria vector, Anopheles campestris-like (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2013;112:1065-75 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles campestris-like is proven to be a high-potential vector of Plasmodium vivax in Thailand. In this study, A...
  13. Makhawi A, Liu X, Yang S, Liu Q. Genetic variations of ND5 gene of mtDNA in populations of Anopheles sinensis (Diptera: Culicidae) malaria vector in China. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:290 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles sinensis is a principal vector for Plasmodium vivax malaria in most parts of China...
  14. Surendran S, Sarma D, Jude P, Kemppainen P, Kanthakumaran N, Gajapathy K, et al. Molecular characterization and identification of members of the Anopheles subpictus complex in Sri Lanka. Malar J. 2013;12:304 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles subpictus sensu lato is a major malaria vector in South and Southeast Asia...
  15. Yamada H, Jandrić Z, Chhem Kieth S, Vreysen M, Rathor M, Gilles J, et al. Anopheles arabiensis egg treatment with dieldrin for sex separation leaves residues in male adult mosquitoes that can bioaccumulate in goldfish (Carassius auratus auratus). Environ Toxicol Chem. 2013;32:2786-91 pubmed publisher
    ..For Anopheles arabiensis, a potent vector of malaria, a genetic sexing strain was developed whereby females can be eliminated ..
  16. Seidel B, Silbermayr K, Kolodziejek J, Indra A, Nowotny N, Allerberger F. Detection of Plasmodium sp.-infested Anopheles hyrcanus (Pallas 1771) (Diptera: Culicidae) in Austria, 2012. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2013;125:139-43 pubmed publisher
    On July 15, 2012, adult Anopheles hyrcanus (Pallas 1771) mosquitoes were caught next to a farm barn near Rust, Burgenland, close to Lake Neusiedl National Park in eastern Austria...
  17. Suganya A, Murugan K, Kovendan K, Mahesh Kumar P, Hwang J. Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Murraya koenigii leaf extract against Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:1385-97 pubmed publisher
    ..synthesized using Murraya koenigii plant leaf extract against first to fourth instars larvae and pupae of Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti was determined...
  18. Hauck E, Antonova Koch Y, Drexler A, Pietri J, Pakpour N, Liu D, et al. Overexpression of phosphatase and tensin homolog improves fitness and decreases Plasmodium falciparum development in Anopheles stephensi. Microbes Infect. 2013;15:775-87 pubmed publisher
    ..malaria parasite infection, we overexpressed an inhibitor of IIS, phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN), in the Anopheles stephensi midgut...
  19. Khan I, Farid A, Zeb A. Development of inexpensive and globally available larval diet for rearing Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:90 pubmed publisher
    ..Commercial diets used for small-scale culture of mosquitoes are expensive and thus not feasible for mass production...
  20. Loaiza J, Scott M, Bermingham E, Sanjur O, Rovira J, Dutari L, et al. Novel genetic diversity within Anopheles punctimacula s.l.: phylogenetic discrepancy between the Barcode cytochrome c oxidase I (COI) gene and the rDNA second internal transcribed spacer (ITS2). Acta Trop. 2013;128:61-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles punctimacula s.l. is a regional malaria vector in parts of Central America, but its role in transmission is controversial due to its unresolved taxonomic status. Two cryptic species, An. malefactor and An...
  21. Ndo C, Simard F, Kengne P, Awono Ambene P, Morlais I, Sharakhov I, et al. Cryptic genetic diversity within the Anopheles nili group of malaria vectors in the equatorial forest area of Cameroon (Central Africa). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58862 pubmed publisher
    The Anopheles nili group of mosquitoes includes important vectors of human malaria in equatorial forest and humid savannah regions of sub-Saharan Africa...
  22. Spring M, Murphy J, Nielsen R, Dowler M, Bennett J, Zarling S, et al. First-in-human evaluation of genetically attenuated Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites administered by bite of Anopheles mosquitoes to adult volunteers. Vaccine. 2013;31:4975-83 pubmed publisher
    ..A first generation Plasmodium falciparum GAP (Pf p52(-)/p36(-) GAP) was previously generated by deletion of two pre-erythrocytic stage-expressed genes (P52 and P36) in the NF54 strain...
  23. Damiens D, Vreysen M, Gilles J. Anopheles arabiensis sperm production after genetic manipulation, dieldrin treatment, and irradiation. J Med Entomol. 2013;50:314-6 pubmed
    ..In the case of Anopheles arabiensis (Patton) sterile insect technique program in Sudan, the genetic background of the original strain was ..
  24. Oduola A, Olojede J, Oyewole I, Otubanjo O, Awolola T. Abundance and diversity of Anopheles species (Diptera: Culicidae) associated with malaria transmission in human dwellings in rural and urban communities in Oyo State, Southwestern Nigeria. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:3433-9 pubmed publisher
    ..major towns in Southwestern Nigeria to determine the impact of urbanization on the diversity and abundance of Anopheles species associated with malaria transmission in human habitations...
  25. McCann R, Ochomo E, Bayoh M, Vulule J, Hamel M, Gimnig J, et al. Reemergence of Anopheles funestus as a vector of Plasmodium falciparum in western Kenya after long-term implementation of insecticide-treated bed nets. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014;90:597-604 pubmed publisher
    Historically, the malaria vectors in western Kenya have been Anopheles funestus, Anopheles gambiae s.s., and Anopheles arabiensis. Of these species, An...
  26. Eappen A, Smith R, Jacobs Lorena M. Enterobacter-activated mosquito immune responses to Plasmodium involve activation of SRPN6 in Anopheles stephensi. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e62937 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we demonstrate that SRPN6 is differentially activated by bacteria in Anopheles stephensi, but only when bacteria exposure occurs on the lumenal surface of the midgut epithelium...
  27. Neafsey D, Christophides G, Collins F, Emrich S, Fontaine M, Gelbart W, et al. The evolution of the Anopheles 16 genomes project. G3 (Bethesda). 2013;3:1191-4 pubmed publisher
    We report the imminent completion of a set of reference genome assemblies for 16 species of Anopheles mosquitoes...
  28. Martínez de la Puente J, Ruiz S, Soriguer R, Figuerola J. Effect of blood meal digestion and DNA extraction protocol on the success of blood meal source determination in the malaria vector Anopheles atroparvus. Malar J. 2013;12:109 pubmed publisher
  29. Lwetoijera D, Kiware S, Mageni Z, Dongus S, Harris C, Devine G, et al. A need for better housing to further reduce indoor malaria transmission in areas with high bed net coverage. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:57 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was conducted in a high transmission setting and presents further evidence about the association between specific house characteristics and the abundance of endophilic malaria vectors...
  30. Kulma K, Saddler A, Koella J. Effects of age and larval nutrition on phenotypic expression of insecticide-resistance in Anopheles mosquitoes. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58322 pubmed publisher
    ..depends on the available resources by rearing genetically DDT-resistant and sensitive larvae of Anopheles mosquitoes at three diet regimes, which correspond to 40%, 70% and 100% of the normal diet and exposing the ..
  31. Foster P, Bergo E, Bourke B, Oliveira T, Nagaki S, Sant Ana D, et al. Phylogenetic analysis and DNA-based species confirmation in Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54063 pubmed publisher
    Specimens of neotropical Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) were collected and identified morphologically. We amplified three genes for phylogenetic analysis-the single copy nuclear white and CAD genes, and the COI barcode region...
  32. Raz A, Dinparast Djadid N, Zakeri S. Molecular characterization of the carboxypeptidase B1 of Anopheles stephensi and its evaluation as a target for transmission-blocking vaccines. Infect Immun. 2013;81:2206-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Transmission-blocking vaccines (TBVs) are valuable tools for malaria eradication. A study on Anopheles gambiae revealed that polyclonal antibodies to carboxypeptidase B1 of A...
  33. Kampango A, Braganca M, Sousa B, Charlwood J. Netting barriers to prevent mosquito entry into houses in southern Mozambique: a pilot study. Malar J. 2013;12:99 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, a pilot study was conducted to investigate the protective effect of three types of material against Anopheles funestus and Anopheles gambiae s...
  34. Xu J, HILLYER J, Coulibaly B, Sacko M, Dao A, Niare O, et al. Wild Anopheles funestus mosquito genotypes are permissive for infection with the rodent malaria parasite, Plasmodium berghei. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e61181 pubmed publisher
    ..berghei. Anopheles funestus is a major malaria vector in sub-Saharan Africa but has received less attention than the sympatric ..
  35. Mwangangi J, Mbogo C, Orindi B, Muturi E, Midega J, Nzovu J, et al. Shifts in malaria vector species composition and transmission dynamics along the Kenyan coast over the past 20 years. Malar J. 2013;12:13 pubmed publisher
    ..The goal of this paper was to examine trends over the past 20 years in Anopheles species composition, density, blood-feeding behaviour, and P...
  36. White B, Kundert P, Turissini D, van Ekeris L, Linser P, Besansky N. Dose and developmental responses of Anopheles merus larvae to salinity. J Exp Biol. 2013;216:3433-41 pubmed publisher
    Saltwater tolerance is a trait that carries both ecological and epidemiological significance for Anopheles mosquitoes that transmit human malaria, as it plays a key role in determining their habitat use and ecological distribution, and ..
  37. Bahia A, Oliveira J, Kubota M, Araújo H, Lima J, Ríos Velásquez C, et al. The role of reactive oxygen species in Anopheles aquasalis response to Plasmodium vivax infection. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57014 pubmed publisher
    ..Malaria affects millions of people worldwide and hundreds of thousands of people each year in Brazil. The mosquito Anopheles aquasalis is an important vector of Plasmodium vivax, the main human malaria parasite in the Americas...
  38. Oliver S, Brooke B. The effect of larval nutritional deprivation on the life history and DDT resistance phenotype in laboratory strains of the malaria vector Anopheles arabiensis. Malar J. 2013;12:44 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles arabiensis is a major malaria vector in Africa. It thrives in agricultural areas and has been associated with increased malaria incidence in areas under rice and maize cultivation...
  39. Jannat K, Roitberg B. Effects of larval density and feeding rates on larval life history traits in Anopheles gambiae s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae). J Vector Ecol. 2013;38:120-6 pubmed publisher
    ..and food provisioning in the laboratory to determine their effects on a number of life history parameters of Anopheles gambiae. Larval mortality was positively correlated with larval density...
  40. Capone A, Ricci I, Damiani C, Mosca M, Rossi P, Scuppa P, et al. Interactions between Asaia, Plasmodium and Anopheles: new insights into mosquito symbiosis and implications in malaria symbiotic control. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:182 pubmed publisher
    ..To better characterize the interactions between Asaia, Plasmodium and the mosquito immune system we performed an integrated experimental approach...
  41. Govindarajan M, Sivakumar R. Larvicidal, ovicidal, and adulticidal efficacy of Erythrina indica (Lam.) (Family: Fabaceae) against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2014;113:777-91 pubmed publisher
    ..solvent extracts from the medicinal plant Erythrina indica against the medically important mosquito vectors, Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae)...
  42. Marinotti O, Jasinskiene N, Fazekas A, Scaife S, Fu G, Mattingly S, et al. Development of a population suppression strain of the human malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles stephensi. Malar J. 2013;12:142 pubmed publisher
    ..Engineering of a female-specific flightless phenotype provides a sexing mechanism essential for male-only mosquito, release approaches that result in population suppression of target vector species...
  43. Lunde T, Korecha D, Loha E, Sorteberg A, Lindtjørn B. A dynamic model of some malaria-transmitting anopheline mosquitoes of the Afrotropical region. I. Model description and sensitivity analysis. Malar J. 2013;12:28 pubmed publisher
    ..Mosquito models are important in the prediction of malaria and hence there is a need for a realistic representation of the vectors involved...
  44. Ali Z, Bakli M, Fontaine A, Bakkali N, Vu Hai V, Audebert S, et al. Assessment of Anopheles salivary antigens as individual exposure biomarkers to species-specific malaria vector bites. Malar J. 2012;11:439 pubmed publisher
    ..In sub-Saharan Africa, most malaria transmission is due to Anopheles funestus s.s and to Anopheles gambiae s.l. (mainly Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis)...
  45. Animut A, Balkew M, Gebre Michael T, Lindtjørn B. Blood meal sources and entomological inoculation rates of anophelines along a highland altitudinal transect in south-central Ethiopia. Malar J. 2013;12:76 pubmed publisher
    ..Blood meal source and entomological inoculation rate of anophelines was assessed along a highland altitudinal transect in south- central Ethiopia...
  46. Paupy C, Makanga B, Ollomo B, Rahola N, Durand P, Magnus J, et al. Anopheles moucheti and Anopheles vinckei are candidate vectors of ape Plasmodium parasites, including Plasmodium praefalciparum in Gabon. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e57294 pubmed publisher
    ..and evaluate the risk of transfer of these parasites to humans, we carried out a field study in Gabon to capture Anopheles in areas where wild and semi-wild ape populations live...
  47. Damiens D, Soliban S, Balestrino F, Alsir R, Vreysen M, Gilles J. Different blood and sugar feeding regimes affect the productivity of Anopheles arabiensis colonies (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2013;50:336-43 pubmed
    ..time the blood is kept in the Hemotek) and sugar deprivation before blood feeding on egg production of female Anopheles arabiensis Patton was tested...
  48. Reimer L, Thomsen E, Tisch D, Henry Halldin C, Zimmerman P, Baea M, et al. Insecticidal bed nets and filariasis transmission in Papua New Guinea. N Engl J Med. 2013;369:745-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Insecticide-treated bed nets are being widely used in areas in which filariasis and malaria are coendemic...
  49. Stanton M, Bockarie M, Kelly Hope L. Geographical factors affecting bed net ownership, a tool for the elimination of Anopheles-transmitted lymphatic filariasis in hard-to-reach communities. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53755 pubmed publisher
    ..3, 95% CI: 3.67-7.70). This analysis provides key insights into the barriers of bed net ownership, which will help inform both LF and malaria bed net distribution campaigns as part of an integrated vector management strategy...
  50. Kabbale F, Akol A, Kaddu J, Onapa A. Biting patterns and seasonality of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato and Anopheles funestus mosquitoes in Kamuli District, Uganda. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:340 pubmed publisher
    We investigated the biting patterns and seasonal abundances of Anopheles gambiae s.l. and An. funestus mosquitoes in Kamuli District, Uganda.
  51. Massebo F, Balkew M, Gebre Michael T, Lindtjørn B. Entomologic inoculation rates of Anopheles arabiensis in southwestern Ethiopia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;89:466-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Of 3,678 Anopheles arabiensis tested for circumsporozoite proteins, 11 were positive for Plasmodium falciparum and three for P...
  52. Ngwa C, Glöckner V, Abdelmohsen U, Scheuermayer M, Fischer R, Hentschel U, et al. 16S rRNA gene-based identification of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (Flavobacteriales: Flavobacteriaceae) as a dominant midgut bacterium of the Asian malaria vector Anopheles stephensi (Dipteria: Culicidae) with antimicrobial activities. J Med Entomol. 2013;50:404-14 pubmed
    ..We here aimed at determining the microbial diversity of gut bacteria of the Asian malaria vector Anopheles stephensi (Liston) during development and under different feeding regimes, including feeds on malaria parasite-..
  53. Oluwagbemi O, Fornadel C, Adebiyi E, Norris D, Rasgon J. ANOSPEX: a stochastic, spatially explicit model for studying Anopheles metapopulation dynamics. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e68040 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria, a major public health problem among many African countries. One of the most effective methods to control malaria is by controlling the Anopheles mosquito vectors that transmit the parasites...
  54. Bando H, Okado K, Guelbeogo W, Badolo A, Aonuma H, Nelson B, et al. Intra-specific diversity of Serratia marcescens in Anopheles mosquito midgut defines Plasmodium transmission capacity. Sci Rep. 2013;3:1641 pubmed publisher
    A critical stage in malaria transmission occurs in the Anopheles mosquito midgut, when the malaria parasite, Plasmodium, ingested with blood, first makes contact with the gut epithelial surface...
  55. Nardini L, Christian R, Coetzer N, Koekemoer L. DDT and pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from South Africa. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:229 pubmed publisher
    Pyrethroid resistance has been well documented in Anopheles arabiensis, one of the major African malaria vectors, and the predominant malaria vector in South Africa.
  56. Wang D, Xia Z, Zhou S, Zhou X, Wang R, Zhang Q. A potential threat to malaria elimination: extensive deltamethrin and DDT resistance to Anopheles sinensis from the malaria-endemic areas in China. Malar J. 2013;12:164 pubmed publisher
    ..There is lack of systematic and standard monitoring data of malaria vector resistance in the endemic areas, which is essential for the ambitious goal of malaria elimination programme of China...
  57. Abeles S, Chuquiyauri R, Tong C, Vinetz J. Human host-derived cytokines associated with Plasmodium vivax transmission from acute malaria patients to Anopheles darlingi mosquitoes in the Peruvian Amazon. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;88:1130-7 pubmed publisher
    ..the hypothesis that pro- or anti-inflammatory cytokines are associated with transmission of Plasmodium vivax to Anopheles darlingi mosquitoes in experimental infection. Blood from adults with acute, non-severe P...
  58. Moreno M, Bickersmith S, Harlow W, Hildebrandt J, McKeon S, Silva do Nascimento T, et al. Phylogeography of the neotropical Anopheles triannulatus complex (Diptera: Culicidae) supports deep structure and complex patterns. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:47 pubmed publisher
    The molecular phylogenetic relationships and population structure of the species of the Anopheles triannulatus complex: Anopheles triannulatus s.s., Anopheles halophylus and the putative species Anopheles triannulatus C were investigated.
  59. Orjuela L, Herrera M, Erazo H, Quiñones M. [Anopheles species present in the department of Putumayo and their natural infectivity with Plasmodium]. Biomedica. 2013;33:42-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The vectors in this region are Anopheles darlingi , which has been found only in the municipality of Puerto Leguízamo, and An. rangeli and An...
  60. Jones C, Haji K, Khatib B, Bagi J, McHa J, Devine G, et al. The dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from Zanzibar and an assessment of the underlying genetic basis. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:343 pubmed publisher
    The emergence of pyrethroid resistance in the malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis, threatens to undermine the considerable gains made towards eliminating malaria on Zanzibar...
  61. Mwangangi J, Muturi E, Muriu S, Nzovu J, Midega J, Mbogo C. The role of Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles coustani in indoor and outdoor malaria transmission in Taveta District, Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:114 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied indoor and outdoor malaria transmission dynamics and vector population variability of Anopheles mosquitoes in Taveta district along the Kenyan Coast...
  62. McKeon S, Schlichting C, Povoa M, Conn J. Ecological suitability and spatial distribution of five Anopheles species in Amazonian Brazil. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;88:1079-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These included three members of the Albitarsis Complex, Anopheles oryzalimnetes, Anopheles marajoara, Anopheles janconnae; Anopheles triannulatus, and Anopheles goeldii...
  63. Obsomer V, Dufrene M, Defourny P, Coosemans M. Anopheles species associations in Southeast Asia: indicator species and environmental influences. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:136 pubmed publisher
    Southeast Asia presents a high diversity of Anopheles. Environmental requirements differ for each species and should be clarified because of their influence on malaria transmission potential...
  64. Coetzee M, Koekemoer L. Molecular systematics and insecticide resistance in the major African malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Annu Rev Entomol. 2013;58:393-412 pubmed publisher
    b>Anopheles funestus is one of three major African vectors of malaria. Its distribution extends over much of the tropics and subtropics wherever suitable swampy breeding habitats are present...
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