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1.

An assessment of mosquito collection techniques for xenomonitoring of anopheline-transmitted Lymphatic Filariasis in Ghana.

Opoku M, Minetti C, Kartey-Attipoe WD, Otoo S, Otchere J, Gomes B, de Souza DK, Reimer LJ.

Parasitology. 2018 Jun 14:1-9. doi: 10.1017/S0031182018000938. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29898803
2.

Community perspectives on persistent transmission of lymphatic filariasis in three hotspot districts in Ghana after 15 rounds of mass drug administration: a qualitative assessment.

Ahorlu CSK, Koka E, Adu-Amankwah S, Otchere J, de Souza DK.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Feb 13;18(1):238. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5157-7.

3.

Elimination of lymphatic filariasis in west African urban areas: is implementation of mass drug administration necessary?

Koudou BG, de Souza DK, Biritwum NK, Bougma R, Aboulaye M, Elhassan E, Bush S, Molyneux DH.

Lancet Infect Dis. 2018 Jun;18(6):e214-e220. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30069-0. Epub 2018 Feb 3. Review.

PMID:
29402636
4.

Molecular xenomonitoring for post-validation surveillance of lymphatic filariasis in Togo: no evidence for active transmission.

Dorkenoo MA, de Souza DK, Apetogbo Y, Oboussoumi K, Yehadji D, Tchalim M, Etassoli S, Koudou B, Ketoh GK, Sodahlon Y, Bockarie MJ, Boakye DA.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 Jan 23;11(1):52. doi: 10.1186/s13071-017-2611-9.

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Effects of PI3K and FSH on steroidogenesis, viability and embryo development of the cumulus-oocyte complex after in vitro culture.

de Souza DK, Salles LP, Camargo R, Gulart LVM, Costa E Silva S, de Lima BD, Torres FAG, Rosa E Silva AAM.

Zygote. 2018 Feb;26(1):50-61. doi: 10.1017/S0967199417000703. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

PMID:
29233229
6.

Elimination of trachoma as a public health problem in Ghana: Providing evidence through a pre-validation survey.

Debrah O, Mensah EO, Senyonjo L, de Souza DK, Hervie TE, Agyemang D, Bakajika D, Marfo B, Ahorsu F, Wanye S, Bailey R, Koroma JB, Aboe A, Biritwum NK.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Dec 12;11(12):e0006099. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006099. eCollection 2017 Dec.

7.

Is mass drug administration against lymphatic filariasis required in urban settings? The experience in Kano, Nigeria.

Pam DD, de Souza DK, D'Souza S, Opoku M, Sanda S, Nazaradden I, Anagbogu IN, Okoronkwo C, Davies E, Elhassan E, Molyneux DH, Bockarie MJ, Koudou BG.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Oct 11;11(10):e0006004. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006004. eCollection 2017 Oct.

8.

Community-based trial of annual versus biannual single-dose ivermectin plus albendazole against Wuchereria bancrofti infection in human and mosquito populations: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial.

de Souza DK, Ahorlu CS, Adu-Amankwah S, Otchere J, Mensah SK, Larbi IA, Mensah GE, Biritwum NK, Boakye DA.

Trials. 2017 Oct 2;18(1):448. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2196-9.

9.

The Role of Detoxification Enzymes in the Adaptation of the Major Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae (Giles; Diptera: Culicidae) to Polluted Water.

King SA, Onayifeke B, Akorli J, Sibomana I, Chabi J, Manful-Gwira T, Dadzie S, Suzuki T, Wilson MD, Boakye DA, de Souza DK.

J Med Entomol. 2017 Nov 7;54(6):1674-1683. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjx164.

PMID:
28968911
10.

Twelve-month longitudinal parasitological assessment of lymphatic filariasis-positive individuals: impact of a biannual treatment with ivermectin and albendazole.

Kanamitie JN, Ahorlu CS, Otchere J, Aboagye-Antwi F, Kwansa-Bentum B, Boakye DA, Biritwum NK, Wilson MD, de Souza DK.

Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Nov;22(11):1451-1456. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12974. Epub 2017 Sep 26.

PMID:
28891597
11.

An evaluation of Wb123 antibody elisa in individuals treated with ivermectin and albendazole, and implementation challenges in Africa.

de Souza DK, Owusu IO, Otchere J, Adimazoya M, Frempong K, Ahorlu CS, Boakye DA, Wilson MD.

Pan Afr Med J. 2017 May 29;27:65. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2017.27.65.11004. eCollection 2017.

12.

Improving drug delivery strategies for lymphatic filariasis elimination in urban areas in Ghana.

Biritwum NK, Garshong B, Alomatu B, de Souza DK, Gyapong M, Kyelem D.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 May 11;11(5):e0005619. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005619. eCollection 2017 May.

13.

Fifteen years of programme implementation for the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Ghana: Impact of MDA on immunoparasitological indicators.

Biritwum NK, de Souza DK, Marfo B, Odoom S, Alomatu B, Asiedu O, Yeboah A, Hervie TE, Mensah EO, Yikpotey P, Koroma JB, Molyneux D, Bockarie MJ, Gyapong JO.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Mar 23;11(3):e0005280. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005280. eCollection 2017 Mar. Review. No abstract available.

14.

Diversity in breeding sites and distribution of Anopheles mosquitoes in selected urban areas of southern Ghana.

Mattah PA, Futagbi G, Amekudzi LK, Mattah MM, de Souza DK, Kartey-Attipoe WD, Bimi L, Wilson MD.

Parasit Vectors. 2017 Jan 13;10(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s13071-016-1941-3.

15.

Discovery of Point Mutations in the Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel from African Aedes aegypti Populations: Potential Phylogenetic Reasons for Gene Introgression.

Kawada H, Higa Y, Futami K, Muranami Y, Kawashima E, Osei JH, Sakyi KY, Dadzie S, de Souza DK, Appawu M, Ohta N, Suzuki T, Minakawa N.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jun 15;10(6):e0004780. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004780. eCollection 2016 Jun.

16.

Assessing Lymphatic Filariasis Data Quality in Endemic Communities in Ghana, Using the Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Quality Assessment Tool for Preventive Chemotherapy.

de Souza DK, Yirenkyi E, Otchere J, Biritwum NK, Ameme DK, Sackey S, Ahorlu C, Wilson MD.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Mar 30;10(3):e0004590. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004590. eCollection 2016 Mar.

17.

Low prevalence of Plasmodium and absence of malaria transmission in Conakry, Guinea: prospects for elimination.

Kouassi BL, de Souza DK, Goepogui A, Balde SM, Diakité L, Sagno A, Djameh GI, Chammartin F, Vounatsou P, Bockarie MJ, Utzinger J, Koudou BG.

Malar J. 2016 Mar 18;15:175. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1230-9.

18.

Prospects, drawbacks and future needs of xenomonitoring for the endpoint evaluation of lymphatic filariasis elimination programs in Africa.

Okorie PN, de Souza DK.

Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Feb;110(2):90-7. doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trv104. Review.

PMID:
26822601
19.

Assessing the presence of Wuchereria bancrofti in vector and human populations from urban communities in Conakry, Guinea.

Kouassi BL, de Souza DK, Goepogui A, Narh CA, King SA, Mamadou BS, Diakité L, Dadzie SK, Boakye DA, Utzinger J, Bockarie MJ, Koudou BG.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 26;8:492. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1077-x.

20.

The impact of residual infections on Anopheles-transmitted Wuchereria bancrofti after multiple rounds of mass drug administration.

de Souza DK, Ansumana R, Sessay S, Conteh A, Koudou B, Rebollo MP, Koroma J, Boakye DA, Bockarie MJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 24;8:488. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-1091-z.

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