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1.

Quantifying geographic accessibility to improve efficiency of entomological monitoring.

Longbottom J, Krause A, Torr SJ, Stanton MC.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Mar 23;14(3):e0008096. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0008096. [Epub ahead of print]

2.

Impact of indoor residual spraying with pirimiphos-methyl (Actellic 300CS) on entomological indicators of transmission and malaria case burden in Migori County, western Kenya.

Abong'o B, Gimnig JE, Torr SJ, Longman B, Omoke D, Muchoki M, Ter Kuile F, Ochomo E, Munga S, Samuels AM, Njagi K, Maas J, Perry RT, Fornadel C, Donnelly MJ, Oxborough RM.

Sci Rep. 2020 Mar 11;10(1):4518. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-61350-2.

3.

Assessing the impact of aggregating disease stage data in model predictions of human African trypanosomiasis transmission and control activities in Bandundu province (DRC).

Castaño MS, Ndeffo-Mbah ML, Rock KS, Palmer C, Knock E, Mwamba Miaka E, Ndung'u JM, Torr S, Verlé P, Spencer SEF, Galvani A, Bever C, Keeling MJ, Chitnis N.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jan 21;14(1):e0007976. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007976. eCollection 2020 Jan.

4.

The importance of vector control for the control and elimination of vector-borne diseases.

Wilson AL, Courtenay O, Kelly-Hope LA, Scott TW, Takken W, Torr SJ, Lindsay SW.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2020 Jan 16;14(1):e0007831. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007831. eCollection 2020 Jan. Review.

5.

Optimising targets for tsetse control: Taking a fly's-eye-view to improve the colour of synthetic fabrics.

Santer RD, Vale GA, Tsikire D, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Dec 12;13(12):e0007905. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007905. eCollection 2019 Dec.

6.

Sleeping sickness in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Miaka EM, Hasker E, Verlé P, Torr SJ, Boelaert M.

Lancet Neurol. 2019 Nov;18(11):988-989. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(19)30284-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
31609206
7.

Gambian human African trypanosomiasis in North West Uganda. Are we on course for the 2020 target?

Selby R, Wamboga C, Erphas O, Mugenyi A, Jamonneau V, Waiswa C, Torr SJ, Lehane M.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Aug 14;13(8):e0007550. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0007550. eCollection 2019 Aug.

8.

Wing length and host location in tsetse (Glossina spp.): implications for control using stationary baits.

Hargrove J, English S, Torr SJ, Lord J, Haines LR, van Schalkwyk C, Patterson J, Vale G.

Parasit Vectors. 2019 Jan 11;12(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3274-x.

9.

Climate change and African trypanosomiasis vector populations in Zimbabwe's Zambezi Valley: A mathematical modelling study.

Lord JS, Hargrove JW, Torr SJ, Vale GA.

PLoS Med. 2018 Oct 22;15(10):e1002675. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002675. eCollection 2018 Oct.

10.

Host Decoy Trap (HDT) with cattle odour is highly effective for collection of exophagic malaria vectors.

Abong'o B, Yu X, Donnelly MJ, Geier M, Gibson G, Gimnig J, Ter Kuile F, Lobo NF, Ochomo E, Munga S, Ombok M, Samuels A, Torr SJ, Hawkes FM.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 Oct 15;11(1):533. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-3099-7.

11.

Geostatistical models using remotely-sensed data predict savanna tsetse decline across the interface between protected and unprotected areas in Serengeti, Tanzania.

Lord JS, Torr SJ, Auty HK, Brock PM, Byamungu M, Hargrove JW, Morrison LJ, Mramba F, Vale GA, Stanton MC.

J Appl Ecol. 2018 Jul;55(4):1997-2007. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13091. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

12.

The development of high resolution maps of tsetse abundance to guide interventions against human African trypanosomiasis in northern Uganda.

Stanton MC, Esterhuizen J, Tirados I, Betts H, Torr SJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 Jun 8;11(1):340. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2922-5.

13.

Exploiting Anopheles responses to thermal, odour and visual stimuli to improve surveillance and control of malaria.

Hawkes FM, Dabiré RK, Sawadogo SP, Torr SJ, Gibson G.

Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 11;7(1):17283. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17632-3.

14.

Adding tsetse control to medical activities contributes to decreasing transmission of sleeping sickness in the Mandoul focus (Chad).

Mahamat MH, Peka M, Rayaisse JB, Rock KS, Toko MA, Darnas J, Brahim GM, Alkatib AB, Yoni W, Tirados I, Courtin F, Brand SPC, Nersy C, Alfaroukh IO, Torr SJ, Lehane MJ, Solano P.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jul 27;11(7):e0005792. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005792. eCollection 2017 Jul.

15.

Evaluation of electric nets as means to sample mosquito vectors host-seeking on humans and primates.

Hawkes F, Manin BO, Ng SH, Torr SJ, Drakeley C, Chua TH, Ferguson HM.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Jul 18;10(1):338. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2277-3.

16.

Exploring the potential of using cattle for malaria vector surveillance and control: a pilot study in western Kenya.

Njoroge MM, Tirados I, Lindsay SW, Vale GA, Torr SJ, Fillinger U.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Jan 10;10(1):18. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1957-8.

17.

Predicting the Impact of Intervention Strategies for Sleeping Sickness in Two High-Endemicity Health Zones of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rock KS, Torr SJ, Lumbala C, Keeling MJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jan 5;11(1):e0005162. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005162. eCollection 2017 Jan.

18.

Investigating the Contribution of Peri-domestic Transmission to Risk of Zoonotic Malaria Infection in Humans.

Manin BO, Ferguson HM, Vythilingam I, Fornace K, William T, Torr SJ, Drakeley C, Chua TH.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Oct 14;10(10):e0005064. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005064. eCollection 2016 Oct.

19.

Quantifying Heterogeneity in Host-Vector Contact: Tsetse (Glossina swynnertoni and G. pallidipes) Host Choice in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Auty H, Cleaveland S, Malele I, Masoy J, Lembo T, Bessell P, Torr S, Picozzi K, Welburn SC.

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 5;11(10):e0161291. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161291. eCollection 2016.

20.

Potential vectors of equine arboviruses in the UK.

Chapman GE, Archer D, Torr S, Solomon T, Baylis M.

Vet Rec. 2017 Jan 7;180(1):19. doi: 10.1136/vr.103825. Epub 2016 Sep 30.

21.

Transmission Dynamics of Rhodesian Sleeping Sickness at the Interface of Wildlife and Livestock Areas.

Auty H, Morrison LJ, Torr SJ, Lord J.

Trends Parasitol. 2016 Aug;32(8):608-621. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2016.05.003. Epub 2016 Jun 1. Review.

PMID:
27262917
22.

We Remember… Elders' Memories and Perceptions of Sleeping Sickness Control Interventions in West Nile, Uganda.

Kovacic V, Tirados I, Esterhuizen J, Mangwiro CT, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ, Smith H.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jun 2;10(6):e0004745. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004745. eCollection 2016 Jun.

23.

Tsetse Control and the Elimination of Gambian Sleeping Sickness.

Lehane M, Alfaroukh I, Bucheton B, Camara M, Harris A, Kaba D, Lumbala C, Peka M, Rayaisse JB, Waiswa C, Solano P, Torr S.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Apr 29;10(4):e0004437. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004437. eCollection 2016 Apr. No abstract available.

24.

Illuminating the Prevalence of Trypanosoma brucei s.l. in Glossina Using LAMP as a Tool for Xenomonitoring.

Cunningham LJ, Lingley JK, Haines LR, Ndung'u JM, Torr SJ, Adams ER.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Feb 18;10(2):e0004441. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004441. eCollection 2016 Feb.

25.

Mass Drug Administration and beyond: how can we strengthen health systems to deliver complex interventions to eliminate neglected tropical diseases?

Macpherson EE, Adams ER, Bockarie MJ, Hollingsworth TD, Kelly-Hope LA, Lehane M, Kovacic V, Harrison RA, Paine MJ, Reimer LJ, Torr SJ.

BMC Proc. 2015 Dec 18;9(Suppl 10):S7. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-9-S10-S7. eCollection 2015.

26.

Infectious disease and health systems modelling for local decision making to control neglected tropical diseases.

Hollingsworth TD, Langley I, Nokes DJ, Macpherson EE, McGivern G, Adams ER, Bockarie MJ, Mortimer K, Reimer LJ, Squire B, Torr SJ, Medley GF.

BMC Proc. 2015 Dec 18;9(Suppl 10):S6. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-9-S10-S6. eCollection 2015.

27.

Fit for purpose: do we have the right tools to sustain NTD elimination?

Reimer LJ, Adams ER, Paine MJ, Ranson H, Coleman M, Thomsen EK, MacPherson EE, Hollingsworth TD, Kelly-Hope LA, Bockarie MJ, Ford L, Harrison RA, Stothard JR, Taylor MJ, Hamon N, Torr SJ.

BMC Proc. 2015 Dec 18;9(Suppl 10):S5. doi: 10.1186/1753-6561-9-S10-S5. eCollection 2015.

28.

Quantitative analyses and modelling to support achievement of the 2020 goals for nine neglected tropical diseases.

Hollingsworth TD, Adams ER, Anderson RM, Atkins K, Bartsch S, Basáñez MG, Behrend M, Blok DJ, Chapman LA, Coffeng L, Courtenay O, Crump RE, de Vlas SJ, Dobson A, Dyson L, Farkas H, Galvani AP, Gambhir M, Gurarie D, Irvine MA, Jervis S, Keeling MJ, Kelly-Hope L, King C, Lee BY, Le Rutte EA, Lietman TM, Ndeffo-Mbah M, Medley GF, Michael E, Pandey A, Peterson JK, Pinsent A, Porco TC, Richardus JH, Reimer L, Rock KS, Singh BK, Stolk W, Swaminathan S, Torr SJ, Townsend J, Truscott J, Walker M, Zoueva A; NTD Modelling Consortium.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Dec 9;8:630. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1235-1.

29.

Cattle trypanosomosis: the diversity of trypanosomes and implications for disease epidemiology and control.

Auty H, Torr SJ, Michoel T, Jayaraman S, Morrison LJ.

Rev Sci Tech. 2015 Aug;34(2):587-98. Review.

30.

Efficacy of Electrocuting Devices to Catch Tsetse Flies (Glossinidae) and Other Diptera.

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Cullis NA, Chamisa A, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Oct 27;9(10):e0004169. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004169. eCollection 2015 Oct.

31.

Quantitative evaluation of the strategy to eliminate human African trypanosomiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Rock KS, Torr SJ, Lumbala C, Keeling MJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Oct 22;8:532. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1131-8.

32.

Surveillance and sampling of disease vectors.

VaIe GA, Torr SJ.

Rev Sci Tech. 2015 Apr;34(1):227-33.

33.

Tsetse Control and Gambian Sleeping Sickness; Implications for Control Strategy.

Tirados I, Esterhuizen J, Kovacic V, Mangwiro TN, Vale GA, Hastings I, Solano P, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 12;9(8):e0003822. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003822. eCollection 2015.

34.

Reducing Human-Tsetse Contact Significantly Enhances the Efficacy of Sleeping Sickness Active Screening Campaigns: A Promising Result in the Context of Elimination.

Courtin F, Camara M, Rayaisse JB, Kagbadouno M, Dama E, Camara O, Traoré IS, Rouamba J, Peylhard M, Somda MB, Leno M, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ, Solano P, Jamonneau V, Bucheton B.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Aug 12;9(8):e0003727. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003727. eCollection 2015.

35.

Mapping the benefit-cost ratios of interventions against bovine trypanosomosis in Eastern Africa.

Shaw AP, Wint GR, Cecchi G, Torr SJ, Mattioli RC, Robinson TP.

Prev Vet Med. 2015 Dec 1;122(4):406-16. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.06.013. Epub 2015 Jun 18.

PMID:
26166771
36.

Analysing the oviposition behaviour of malaria mosquitoes: design considerations for improving two-choice egg count experiments.

Okal MN, Lindh JM, Torr SJ, Masinde E, Orindi B, Lindsay SW, Fillinger U.

Malar J. 2015 Jun 20;14:250. doi: 10.1186/s12936-015-0768-2.

37.

Baited-boats: an innovative way to control riverine tsetse, vectors of sleeping sickness in West Africa.

Rayaisse JB, Salou E, Courtin F, Yoni W, Barry I, Dofini F, Kagbadouno M, Camara M, Torr SJ, Solano P.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Apr 18;8:236. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0851-0.

38.

Tsetse fly (G. f. fuscipes) distribution in the Lake Victoria basin of Uganda.

Albert M, Wardrop NA, Atkinson PM, Torr SJ, Welburn SC.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr 15;9(4):e0003705. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003705. eCollection 2015 Apr.

39.

Costs of using "tiny targets" to control Glossina fuscipes fuscipes, a vector of gambiense sleeping sickness in Arua District of Uganda.

Shaw AP, Tirados I, Mangwiro CT, Esterhuizen J, Lehane MJ, Torr SJ, Kovacic V.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 26;9(3):e0003624. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003624. eCollection 2015 Mar.

40.

Optimal strategies for controlling riverine tsetse flies using targets: a modelling study.

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Lehane MJ, Solano P, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 24;9(3):e0003615. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003615. eCollection 2015 Mar.

41.

Mathematical models of human african trypanosomiasis epidemiology.

Rock KS, Stone CM, Hastings IM, Keeling MJ, Torr SJ, Chitnis N.

Adv Parasitol. 2015 Mar;87:53-133. doi: 10.1016/bs.apar.2014.12.003. Epub 2015 Feb 11. Review.

PMID:
25765194
42.

Pyrethroid treatment of cattle for tsetse control: reducing its impact on dung fauna.

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Chamisa A, Grant IF, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Mar 4;9(3):e0003560. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003560. eCollection 2015 Mar. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jun;9(6):e0003830.

43.

Know your foe: lessons from the analysis of tsetse fly behaviour.

Torr SJ, Vale GA.

Trends Parasitol. 2015 Mar;31(3):95-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pt.2014.12.010. Epub 2015 Jan 15. Review.

PMID:
25599585
44.

Evaluation of the influence of electric nets on the behaviour of oviposition site seeking Anopheles gambiae s.s.

Dugassa S, Lindh JM, Torr SJ, Lindsay SW, Fillinger U.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Jun 19;7:272. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-272.

45.

Explaining the host-finding behavior of blood-sucking insects: computerized simulation of the effects of habitat geometry on tsetse fly movement.

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Solano P, Courtin F, Rayaisse JB, Lehane MJ, Esterhuizen J, Tirados I, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jun 12;8(6):e2901. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002901. eCollection 2014 Jun.

46.

Community acceptance of tsetse control baits: a qualitative study in Arua District, North West Uganda.

Kovacic V, Tirados I, Esterhuizen J, Mangwiro CT, Torr SJ, Lehane MJ, Smith H.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Dec 12;7(12):e2579. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002579. eCollection 2013.

47.

Reply to the letter to the editor by Bouyer et al. (2013).

Shaw AP, Torr SJ, Waiswa C, Cecchi G, Wint GR, Mattioli RC, Robinson TP.

Prev Vet Med. 2013 Nov 1;112(3-4):447-9. doi: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2013.08.001. Epub 2013 Aug 8. No abstract available.

PMID:
24042027
48.

Is vector control needed to eliminate gambiense human African trypanosomiasis?

Solano P, Torr SJ, Lehane MJ.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2013 Jul 31;3:33. doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2013.00033. eCollection 2013. No abstract available.

49.

Factors affecting the propensity of tsetse flies to enter houses and attack humans inside: increased risk of sleeping sickness in warmer climates.

Vale GA, Hargrove JW, Chamisa A, Hall DR, Mangwiro C, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013 Apr 25;7(4):e2193. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002193. Print 2013.

50.

A neglected aspect of the epidemiology of sleeping sickness: the propensity of the tsetse fly vector to enter houses.

Vale GA, Chamisa A, Mangwiro C, Torr SJ.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013;7(2):e2086. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002086. Epub 2013 Feb 28.

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