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Anopheline Mosquito Species Composition, Kdr Mutation Frequency, and Parasite Infectivity Status in Northern Tanzania.

Kweka EJ, Mazigo HD, Lyaruu LJ, Mausa EA, Venter N, Mahande AM, Coetzee M.

J Med Entomol. 2020 Jan 10. pii: tjz245. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz245. [Epub ahead of print]


Culex quinquefasciatus Egg Membrane Alteration and Ovicidal Activity of Cipadessa baccifera (Roth) Plant Extracts Compared to Synthetic Insect Growth Regulators.

Ramkumar G, Karthi S, Shivakumar MS, Kweka EJ.

Res Rep Trop Med. 2019 Nov 29;10:145-151. doi: 10.2147/RRTM.S227590. eCollection 2019. Erratum in: Res Rep Trop Med. 2020 Jan 14;11:1.


Insecticidal and Antifeedant Activities of Malagasy Medicinal Plant (Cinnamosma sp.) Extracts and Drimane-Type Sesquiterpenes against Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes.

Inocente EA, Nguyen B, Manwill PK, Benatrehina A, Kweka E, Wu S, Cheng X, Rakotondraibe LH, Piermarini PM.

Insects. 2019 Oct 25;10(11). pii: E373. doi: 10.3390/insects10110373.


Susceptibility Status of Bedbugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Against Pyrethroid and Organophosphate Insecticides in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Baraka GT, Nyundo BA, Thomas A, Mwang'onde BJ, Kweka EJ.

J Med Entomol. 2019 Oct 11. pii: tjz173. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjz173. [Epub ahead of print]


Bio-efficacy and wash resistance of MAGNet long-lasting insecticidal net against wild populations of Anopheles funestus in experimental huts in Muheza, Tanzania.

Kweka EJ, Tungu PK, Mahande AM, Mazigo HD, Sayumwe S, Msangi S, Lyaruu L, Waweru J, Kisinza W, Wangai J.

Malar J. 2019 Oct 1;18(1):335. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2973-x.


Bacterial larvicides used for malaria vector control in sub-Saharan Africa: review of their effectiveness and operational feasibility.

Derua YA, Kweka EJ, Kisinza WN, Githeko AK, Mosha FW.

Parasit Vectors. 2019 Aug 30;12(1):426. doi: 10.1186/s13071-019-3683-5. Review.


Malaria mosquito control in rice paddy farms using biolarvicide mixed with fertilizer in Tanzania: semi-field experiments.

Mazigo HD, Mboera LEG, Rumisha SF, Kweka EJ.

Malar J. 2019 Jul 8;18(1):226. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2861-4.


The impact of Anopheles gambiae egg storage for mass rearing and production success.

Mazigo E, Kidima W, Myamba J, Kweka EJ.

Malar J. 2019 Feb 26;18(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s12936-019-2691-4.


Susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes to microbial larvicides in diverse ecological settings in western Kenya.

Derua YA, Kahindi SC, Mosha FW, Kweka EJ, Atieli HE, Zhou G, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Med Vet Entomol. 2019 Jun;33(2):220-227. doi: 10.1111/mve.12353. Epub 2019 Jan 9.


Novel Indoor Residual Spray Insecticide With Extended Mortality Effect: A Case of SumiShield 50WG Against Wild Resistant Populations of Anopheles arabiensis in Northern Tanzania.

Kweka E, Mahande A, Ouma J, Karanja W, Msangi S, Temba V, Lyaruu L, Himeidan Y.

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2018 Dec 27;6(4):758-765. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-18-00213. Print 2018 Dec 27.


Bio-efficacy of DuraNet® long-lasting insecticidal nets against wild populations of Anopheles arabiensis in experimental huts.

Mahande AM, Msangi S, Lyaruu LJ, Kweka EJ.

Trop Med Health. 2018 Nov 6;46:36. doi: 10.1186/s41182-018-0118-5. eCollection 2018.


Microbial larvicides for mosquito control: Impact of long lasting formulations of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and Bacillus sphaericus on non-target organisms in western Kenya highlands.

Derua YA, Kahindi SC, Mosha FW, Kweka EJ, Atieli HE, Wang X, Zhou G, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Ecol Evol. 2018 Jul 6;8(15):7563-7573. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4250. eCollection 2018 Aug.


The current malaria morbidity and mortality in different transmission settings in Western Kenya.

Kapesa A, Kweka EJ, Atieli H, Afrane YA, Kamugisha E, Lee MC, Zhou G, Githeko AK, Yan G.

PLoS One. 2018 Aug 9;13(8):e0202031. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0202031. eCollection 2018.


Utility of passive malaria surveillance in hospitals as a surrogate to community infection transmission dynamics in western Kenya.

Kapesa A, Kweka EJ, Zhou G, Atieli HE, Kamugisha E, Mazigo HD, Ngallaba SE, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Arch Public Health. 2018 Jul 26;76:39. doi: 10.1186/s13690-018-0288-y. eCollection 2018.


Repellent Activity of TRIG (N-N Diethyl Benzamide) against Man-Biting Mosquitoes.

Msangi S, Kweka E, Mahande A.

J Trop Med. 2018 Jan 9;2018:9037616. doi: 10.1155/2018/9037616. eCollection 2018.


Malaria Vectors Insecticides Resistance in Different Agroecosystems in Western Kenya.

Wanjala CL, Kweka EJ.

Front Public Health. 2018 Mar 1;6:55. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00055. eCollection 2018.


Why some sites are responding better to anti-malarial interventions? A case study from western Kenya.

Kapesa A, Kweka EJ, Atieli H, Kamugisha E, Zhou G, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Malar J. 2017 Dec 29;16(1):498. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2145-9.


Application of hydrolysis probe analysis to identify clade types of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles funestus sensu stricto from Muheza, northeastern Tanzania.

Kweka EJ, Mausa EA, Venter N, Derua YA, Kimaro EE, Coetzee M.

Med Vet Entomol. 2018 Mar;32(1):125-128. doi: 10.1111/mve.12274. Epub 2017 Oct 25.


The influence of age on insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis during dry and rainy seasons in rice irrigation schemes of Northern Tanzania.

Mbepera S, Nkwengulila G, Peter R, Mausa EA, Mahande AM, Coetzee M, Kweka EJ.

Malar J. 2017 Sep 11;16(1):364. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-2022-6.


Insecticide use pattern and phenotypic susceptibility of Anopheles gambiae sensu lato to commonly used insecticides in Lower Moshi, northern Tanzania.

Nnko EJ, Kihamia C, Tenu F, Premji Z, Kweka EJ.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Sep 6;10(1):443. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2793-4.


Evaluation of active ingredients and larvicidal activity of clove and cinnamon essential oils against Anopheles gambiae (sensu lato).

Thomas A, Mazigo HD, Manjurano A, Morona D, Kweka EJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Sep 6;10(1):411. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2355-6.


Habitat productivity and pyrethroid susceptibility status of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Mathias L, Baraka V, Philbert A, Innocent E, Francis F, Nkwengulila G, Kweka EJ.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Jun 9;6(1):102. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0316-0.


In vivo effect of Commiphora swynnertonii ethanolic extracts on Trypanosoma congolense and selected immunological components in mice.

Nagagi YP, Silayo RS, Luziga C, Kweka EJ.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 May 23;17(1):275. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1785-1.


Bio-efficacy of deltamethrin based durable wall lining against wild populations of Anopheles gambiae s.l. in Northern Tanzania.

Kweka EJ, Lee MC, Mwang'onde BJ, Tenu F, Munga S, Kimaro EE, Himeidan YE.

BMC Res Notes. 2017 Feb 10;10(1):92. doi: 10.1186/s13104-017-2414-2.


Characterisation of larval habitats, species composition and factors associated with the seasonal abundance of mosquito fauna in Gezira, Sudan.

Mahgoub MM, Kweka EJ, Himeidan YE.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Feb 8;6(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s40249-017-0242-1.


10 Years of Environmental Change on the Slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and Its Associated Shift in Malaria Vector Distributions.

Kulkarni MA, Desrochers RE, Kajeguka DC, Kaaya RD, Tomayer A, Kweka EJ, Protopopoff N, Mosha FW.

Front Public Health. 2016 Dec 21;4:281. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00281. eCollection 2016.


Impact of Highland Topography Changes on Exposure to Malaria Vectors and Immunity in Western Kenya.

Wanjala CL, Kweka EJ.

Front Public Health. 2016 Oct 14;4:227. eCollection 2016.


Trypanocidal activity of ethanolic extracts of Commiphora swynnertonii Burtt on Trypanosoma congolense.

Nagagi YP, Silayo RS, Kweka EJ.

BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016 Jul 8;16:195. doi: 10.1186/s12906-016-1191-0.


Mosquitocidal Effect of Glycosmis pentaphylla Leaf Extracts against Three Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae).

Ramkumar G, Karthi S, Muthusamy R, Suganya P, Natarajan D, Kweka EJ, Shivakumar MS.

PLoS One. 2016 Jul 8;11(7):e0158088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158088. eCollection 2016.


Comparative performance of traps in catching tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae) in Tanzania.

Malele II, Ouma JO, Nyingilili HS, Kitwika WA, Malulu DJ, Magwisha HB, Kweka EJ.

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2016 Jun 23;83(1):a1057. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v83i1.1057.


The Threat of Zika Virus in Sub-Saharan Africa - The Need to Remain Vigilant.

Baraka V, Kweka EJ.

Front Public Health. 2016 May 31;4:110. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00110. eCollection 2016. No abstract available.


Assessment of mosquito larval productivity among different land use types for targeted malaria vector control in the western Kenya highlands.

Kweka EJ, Munga S, Himeidan Y, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jul 5;8:356. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0968-1.


Direct and indirect effect of predators on Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto.

Chobu M, Nkwengulila G, Mahande AM, Mwang'onde BJ, Kweka EJ.

Acta Trop. 2015 Feb;142:131-7. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2014.11.012. Epub 2014 Nov 28.


Performance of five food regimes on Anopheles gambiae senso stricto larval rearing to adult emergence in insectary.

Kivuyo HS, Mbazi PH, Kisika DS, Munga S, Rumisha SF, Urasa FM, Kweka EJ.

PLoS One. 2014 Oct 23;9(10):e110671. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110671. eCollection 2014.


Recent outbreaks of rift valley Fever in East Africa and the middle East.

Himeidan YE, Kweka EJ, Mahgoub MM, El Rayah el A, Ouma JO.

Front Public Health. 2014 Oct 6;2:169. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00169. eCollection 2014. Review.


Larvicidal efficacy of Cryptomeria japonica leaf essential oils against Anopheles gambiae.

Mdoe FP, Cheng SS, Lyaruu L, Nkwengulila G, Chang ST, Kweka EJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Sep 4;7:426. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-426.


Larvicidal effect of disinfectant soap on Anopheles gambiae s.s (Diptera: Culicidae) in laboratory and semifield environs.

Mdoe FP, Nkwengulila G, Chobu M, Lyaruu L, Gyunda IL, Mbepera S, Xue RD, Kweka EJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 May 3;7:211. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-211.


Activity of Cinnamomum osmophloeum leaf essential oil against Anopheles gambiae s.s.

Mdoe FP, Cheng SS, Msangi S, Nkwengulila G, Chang ST, Kweka EJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 May 2;7:209. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-209.


Reduced hatchability of Anopheles gambiae s.s eggs in presence of third instar larvae.

Gotifrid GM, Urasa FM, Katunzi G, Yarro JG, Munga S, Kweka EJ.

BMC Res Notes. 2014 Apr 11;7:231. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-231.


Symptomatic malaria diagnosis overestimate malaria prevalence, but underestimate anaemia burdens in children: results of a follow up study in Kenya.

Choge JK, Magak NG, Akhwale W, Koech J, Ngeiywa MM, Oyoo-Okoth E, Esamai F, Osano O, Khayeka-Wandabwa C, Kweka EJ.

BMC Public Health. 2014 Apr 9;14:332. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-332.


Effectiveness of option B highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in pregnant HIV women.

Ngemu EK, Khayeka-Wandabwa C, Kweka EJ, Choge JK, Anino E, Oyoo-Okoth E.

BMC Res Notes. 2014 Jan 21;7:52. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-52. Retraction in: BMC Res Notes. 2014;7:868.


Evaluating larval mosquito resource partitioning in western Kenya using stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen.

Gilbreath TM 3rd, Kweka EJ, Afrane YA, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Parasit Vectors. 2013 Dec 12;6:353. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-353.


Gene expression-based biomarkers for Anopheles gambiae age grading.

Wang MH, Marinotti O, Zhong D, James AA, Walker E, Guda T, Kweka EJ, Githure J, Yan G.

PLoS One. 2013 Jul 23;8(7):e69439. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0069439. Print 2013.


A first report of Anopheles funestus sibling species in western Kenya highlands.

Kweka EJ, Kamau L, Munga S, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G.

Acta Trop. 2013 Oct;128(1):158-61. doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.06.006. Epub 2013 Jun 18.


Epilepsy and tropical parasitic infections in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review.

Mazigo HD, Morona D, Kweka EJ, Waihenya R, Mnyone LL, Heukelbach J.

Tanzan J Health Res. 2013 Apr;15(2):102-19. Review.


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