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Topographic mapping of the interfaces between human and aquatic mosquito habitats to enable barrier targeting of interventions against malaria vectors.

Mwakalinga VM, Sartorius BKD, Limwagu AJ, Mlacha YP, Msellemu DF, Chaki PP, Govella NJ, Coetzee M, Dongus S, Killeen GF.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 May 23;5(5):161055. doi: 10.1098/rsos.161055. eCollection 2018 May.


Targeting cattle for malaria elimination: marked reduction of Anopheles arabiensis survival for over six months using a slow-release ivermectin implant formulation.

Chaccour CJ, Ngha'bi K, Abizanda G, Irigoyen Barrio A, Aldaz A, Okumu F, Slater H, Del Pozo JL, Killeen G.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 May 4;11(1):287. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2872-y.


Insecticide-resistant malaria vectors must be tackled.

Killeen GF, Ranson H.

Lancet. 2018 Apr 21;391(10130):1551-1552. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30844-4. Epub 2018 Apr 11. No abstract available.


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.

Chinula D, Sikaala CH, Chanda-Kapata P, Hamainza B, Zulu R, Reimer L, Chizema E, Kiware S, Okumu FO, Killeen G.

Malar J. 2018 Apr 13;17(1):164. doi: 10.1186/s12936-018-2309-2.


A Revival of Epidemiological Entomology in Senegal.

Killeen GF.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 May;98(5):1216-1217. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.18-0162. Epub 2018 Mar 22. No abstract available.


Expanding the Vector Control Toolbox for Malaria Elimination: A Systematic Review of the Evidence.

Williams YA, Tusting LS, Hocini S, Graves PM, Killeen GF, Kleinschmidt I, Okumu FO, Feachem RGA, Tatarsky A, Gosling RD.

Adv Parasitol. 2018;99:345-379. doi: 10.1016/bs.apar.2018.01.003. Epub 2018 Feb 27.


The underlying reasons for very high levels of bed net use, and higher malaria infection prevalence among bed net users than non-users in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam: a qualitative study.

Msellemu D, Shemdoe A, Makungu C, Mlacha Y, Kannady K, Dongus S, Killeen GF, Dillip A.

Malar J. 2017 Oct 23;16(1):423. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2067-6.


Modeling host-seeking behavior of African malaria vector mosquitoes in the presence of long-lasting insecticidal nets.

Shcherbacheva A, Haario H, Killeen GF.

Math Biosci. 2018 Jan;295:36-47. doi: 10.1016/j.mbs.2017.10.005. Epub 2017 Oct 12.


Informing new or improved vector control tools for reducing the malaria burden in Tanzania: a qualitative exploration of perceptions of mosquitoes and methods for their control among the residents of Dar es Salaam.

Makungu C, Stephen S, Kumburu S, Govella NJ, Dongus S, Hildon ZJ, Killeen GF, Jones C.

Malar J. 2017 Oct 11;16(1):410. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2056-9.


Measuring, manipulating and exploiting behaviours of adult mosquitoes to optimise malaria vector control impact.

Killeen GF, Marshall JM, Kiware SS, South AB, Tusting LS, Chaki PP, Govella NJ.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Apr 26;2(2):e000212. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000212. eCollection 2017.


Developing an expanded vector control toolbox for malaria elimination.

Killeen GF, Tatarsky A, Diabate A, Chaccour CJ, Marshall JM, Okumu FO, Brunner S, Newby G, Williams YA, Malone D, Tusting LS, Gosling RD.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Apr 26;2(2):e000211. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000211. eCollection 2017.


Going beyond personal protection against mosquito bites to eliminate malaria transmission: population suppression of malaria vectors that exploit both human and animal blood.

Killeen GF, Kiware SS, Okumu FO, Sinka ME, Moyes CL, Massey NC, Gething PW, Marshall JM, Chaccour CJ, Tusting LS.

BMJ Glob Health. 2017 Apr 26;2(2):e000198. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000198. eCollection 2017.


Fine scale mapping of malaria infection clusters by using routinely collected health facility data in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Mlacha YP, Chaki PP, Malishee AD, Mwakalinga VM, Govella NJ, Limwagu AJ, Paliga JM, Msellemu DF, Mageni ZD, Terlouw DJ, Killeen GF, Dongus S.

Geospat Health. 2017 May 11;12(1):494. doi: 10.4081/gh.2017.494.


Control of Malaria Vector Mosquitoes by Insecticide-Treated Combinations of Window Screens and Eave Baffles.

Killeen GF, Masalu JP, Chinula D, Fotakis EA, Kavishe DR, Malone D, Okumu F.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 May;23(5):782-789. doi: 10.3201/eid2305.160662.


A low technology emanator treated with the volatile pyrethroid transfluthrin confers long term protection against outdoor biting vectors of lymphatic filariasis, arboviruses and malaria.

Ogoma SB, Mmando AS, Swai JK, Horstmann S, Malone D, Killeen GF.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Apr 7;11(4):e0005455. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005455. eCollection 2017 Apr.


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

Govella NJ, Maliti DF, Mlwale AT, Masallu JP, Mirzai N, Johnson PC, Ferguson HM, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2016 Sep 13;15:465. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1513-1.


Mass trapping of malaria vector mosquitoes.

Killeen GF.

Lancet. 2016 Sep 17;388(10050):1136-7. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30674-2. Epub 2016 Aug 9. No abstract available.


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

Msellemu D, Namango HI, Mwakalinga VM, Ntamatungiro AJ, Mlacha Y, Mtema ZJ, Kiware S, Lobo NF, Majambere S, Dongus S, Drakeley CJ, Govella NJ, Chaki PP, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2016 May 23;15(1):288. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1340-4.


Most outdoor malaria transmission by behaviourally-resistant Anopheles arabiensis is mediated by mosquitoes that have previously been inside houses.

Killeen GF, Govella NJ, Lwetoijera DW, Okumu FO.

Malar J. 2016 Apr 19;15:225. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1280-z.


Mobile Phones As Surveillance Tools: Implementing and Evaluating a Large-Scale Intersectoral Surveillance System for Rabies in Tanzania.

Mtema Z, Changalucha J, Cleaveland S, Elias M, Ferguson HM, Halliday JE, Haydon DT, Jaswant G, Kazwala R, Killeen GF, Lembo T, Lushasi K, Malishee AD, Mancy R, Maziku M, Mbunda EM, Mchau GJ, Murray-Smith R, Rysava K, Said K, Sambo M, Shayo E, Sikana L, Townsend SE, Urassa H, Hampson K.

PLoS Med. 2016 Apr 12;13(4):e1002002. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002002. eCollection 2016 Apr.


A generic schema and data collection forms applicable to diverse entomological studies of mosquitoes.

Kiware SS, Russell TL, Mtema ZJ, Malishee AD, Chaki P, Lwetoijera D, Chanda J, Chinula D, Majambere S, Gimnig JE, Smith TA, Killeen GF.

Source Code Biol Med. 2016 Mar 28;11:4. doi: 10.1186/s13029-016-0050-1. eCollection 2016.


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

Mwakalinga VM, Sartorius BK, Mlacha YP, Msellemu DF, Limwagu AJ, Mageni ZD, Paliga JM, Govella NJ, Coetzee M, Killeen GF, Dongus S.

Malar J. 2016 Mar 1;15:135. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1186-9.


Incremental impact upon malaria transmission of supplementing pyrethroid-impregnated long-lasting insecticidal nets with indoor residual spraying using pyrethroids or the organophosphate, pirimiphos methyl.

Hamainza B, Sikaala CH, Moonga HB, Chanda J, Chinula D, Mwenda M, Kamuliwo M, Bennett A, Seyoum A, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2016 Feb 18;15:100. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1143-7.


"Asymptomatic" Malaria: A Chronic and Debilitating Infection That Should Be Treated.

Chen I, Clarke SE, Gosling R, Hamainza B, Killeen G, Magill A, O'Meara W, Price RN, Riley EM.

PLoS Med. 2016 Jan 19;13(1):e1001942. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001942. eCollection 2016 Jan. Review. No abstract available.


Mind the gap: residual malaria transmission, veterinary endectocides and livestock as targets for malaria vector control.

Chaccour C, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2016 Jan 12;15:24. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-1063-y. No abstract available.


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

Maliti DV, Govella NJ, Killeen GF, Mirzai N, Johnson PC, Kreppel K, Ferguson HM.

Malar J. 2015 Dec 15;14:502. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-1025-4. Erratum in: Malar J. 2016 Nov 15;15(1):558.


Mass spectrometry identification of age-associated proteins from the malaria mosquitoes Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles stephensi.

Sikulu MT, Monkman J, Dave KA, Hastie ML, Dale PE, Kitching RL, Killeen GF, Kay BH, Gorman JJ, Hugo LE.

Data Brief. 2015 Jul 16;4:461-7. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2015.07.007. eCollection 2015 Sep.


Predicting Scenarios for Successful Autodissemination of Pyriproxyfen by Malaria Vectors from Their Resting Sites to Aquatic Habitats; Description and Simulation Analysis of a Field-Parameterizable Model.

Kiware SS, Corliss G, Merrill S, Lwetoijera DW, Devine G, Majambere S, Killeen GF.

PLoS One. 2015 Jul 17;10(7):e0131835. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131835. eCollection 2015.


Proteomic changes occurring in the malaria mosquitoes Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles stephensi during aging.

Sikulu MT, Monkman J, Dave KA, Hastie ML, Dale PE, Kitching RL, Killeen GF, Kay BH, Gorman JJ, Hugo LE.

J Proteomics. 2015 Aug 3;126:234-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2015.06.008. Epub 2015 Jun 20.


Applications and limitations of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention miniature light traps for measuring biting densities of African malaria vector populations: a pooled-analysis of 13 comparisons with human landing catches.

Briƫt OJ, Huho BJ, Gimnig JE, Bayoh N, Seyoum A, Sikaala CH, Govella N, Diallo DA, Abdullah S, Smith TA, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2015 Jun 18;14:247. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0761-9.


Mapping hotspots of malaria transmission from pre-existing hydrology, geology and geomorphology data in the pre-elimination context of Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania.

Hardy A, Mageni Z, Dongus S, Killeen G, Macklin MG, Majambare S, Ali A, Msellem M, Al-Mafazy AW, Smith M, Thomas C.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jan 22;8:41. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0652-5.


Islands and stepping-stones: comparative population structure of Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto and Anopheles arabiensis in Tanzania and implications for the spread of insecticide resistance.

Maliti D, Ranson H, Magesa S, Kisinza W, Mcha J, Haji K, Killeen G, Weetman D.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 29;9(10):e110910. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110910. eCollection 2014.


Comparative assessment of diverse strategies for malaria vector population control based on measured rates at which mosquitoes utilize targeted resource subsets.

Killeen GF, Kiware SS, Seyoum A, Gimnig JE, Corliss GF, Stevenson J, Drakeley CJ, Chitnis N.

Malar J. 2014 Aug 28;13:338. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-338.


Characterizing, controlling and eliminating residual malaria transmission.

Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2014 Aug 23;13:330. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-330. Review.


Persistently high estimates of late night, indoor exposure to malaria vectors despite high coverage of insecticide treated nets.

Bayoh MN, Walker ED, Kosgei J, Ombok M, Olang GB, Githeko AK, Killeen GF, Otieno P, Desai M, Lobo NF, Vulule JM, Hamel MJ, Kariuki S, Gimnig JE.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Aug 20;7:380. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-380.


Human exposure to early morning Anopheles funestus biting behavior and personal protection provided by long-lasting insecticidal nets.

Moiroux N, Damien GB, Egrot M, Djenontin A, Chandre F, Corbel V, Killeen GF, Pennetier C.

PLoS One. 2014 Aug 12;9(8):e104967. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0104967. eCollection 2014.


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

Chaki PP, Kannady K, Mtasiwa D, Tanner M, Mshinda H, Kelly AH, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2014 Jun 25;13:245. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-245.


A cost-effective, community-based, mosquito-trapping scheme that captures spatial and temporal heterogeneities of malaria transmission in rural Zambia.

Sikaala CH, Chinula D, Chanda J, Hamainza B, Mwenda M, Mukali I, Kamuliwo M, Lobo NF, Seyoum A, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2014 Jun 7;13:225. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-225.


Made-to-measure malaria vector control strategies: rational design based on insecticide properties and coverage of blood resources for mosquitoes.

Killeen GF, Seyoum A, Gimnig JE, Stevenson JC, Drakeley CJ, Chitnis N.

Malar J. 2014 Apr 16;13:146. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-146. Review.


Monitoring, characterization and control of chronic, symptomatic malaria infections in rural Zambia through monthly household visits by paid community health workers.

Hamainza B, Moonga H, Sikaala CH, Kamuliwo M, Bennett A, Eisele TP, Miller J, Seyoum A, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2014 Mar 31;13:128. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-128.


Comprehensive sterilization of malaria vectors using pyriproxyfen: a step closer to malaria elimination.

Lwetoijera DW, Harris C, Kiware SS, Killeen GF, Dongus S, Devine GJ, Majambere S.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 May;90(5):852-5. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0550. Epub 2014 Mar 17.


Habitat hydrology and geomorphology control the distribution of malaria vector larvae in rural Africa.

Hardy AJ, Gamarra JG, Cross DE, Macklin MG, Smith MW, Kihonda J, Killeen GF, Ling'ala GN, Thomas CJ.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 3;8(12):e81931. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0081931. eCollection 2013.


Eliminating malaria vectors.

Killeen GF, Seyoum A, Sikaala C, Zomboko AS, Gimnig JE, Govella NJ, White MT.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 Jun 7;6:172. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-172. Review.


Taxis assays measure directional movement of mosquitoes to olfactory cues.

Lorenz LM, Keane A, Moore JD, Munk CJ, Seeholzer L, Mseka A, Simfukwe E, Ligamba J, Turner EL, Biswaro LR, Okumu FO, Killeen GF, Mukabana WR, Moore SJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 May 3;6:131. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-131.


Standardizing operational vector sampling techniques for measuring malaria transmission intensity: evaluation of six mosquito collection methods in western Kenya.

Wong J, Bayoh N, Olang G, Killeen GF, Hamel MJ, Vulule JM, Gimnig JE.

Malar J. 2013 Apr 30;12:143. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-143.


A second chance to tackle African malaria vector mosquitoes that avoid houses and don't take drugs.

Killeen GF.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 May;88(5):809-16. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0065. Epub 2013 Apr 15. No abstract available.


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

Govella NJ, Chaki PP, Killeen GF.

Malar J. 2013 Apr 11;12:124. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-124.

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