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Professor Daniel Adjei Boakye

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    1. Aboagye-Antwi F, Kwansa-Bentum B, Dadzie SK, Ahorlu CK, Appawu MA, Gyapong J, Wilson MD, Boakye DA. Transmission indices and microfilariae prevalence in human population prior to mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole in the Gomoa District of Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Oct 26; 8:562. PMID: 26503363; PMCID: PMC4624376.
    2. Owusu IO, de Souza DK, Anto F, Wilson MD, Boakye DA, Bockarie MJ, Gyapong JO. Evaluation of human and mosquito based diagnostic tools for defining endpoints for elimination of Anopheles transmitted lymphatic filariasis in Ghana. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Oct; 109(10):628-35. PMID: 26385935.
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    3. 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. Assessing the presence of Wuchereria bancrofti in vector and human populations from urban communities in Conakry, Guinea. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 26; 8:492. PMID: 26410739; PMCID: PMC4583765.
    4. de Souza DK, Ansumana R, Sessay S, Conteh A, Koudou B, Rebollo MP, Koroma J, Boakye DA, Bockarie MJ. The impact of residual infections on Anopheles-transmitted Wuchereria bancrofti after multiple rounds of mass drug administration. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Sep 24; 8:488. PMID: 26399968; PMCID: PMC4581406.
    5. Kudom AA, Mensah BA, Froeschl G, Rinder H, Boakye D. DDT and pyrethroid resistance status and laboratory evaluation of bio-efficacy of long lasting insecticide treated nets against Culex quinquefasciatus and Culex decens in Ghana. Acta Trop. 2015 Oct; 150:122-30. PMID: 26215129.
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    6. Kwakye-Nuako G, Mosore MT, Duplessis C, Bates MD, Puplampu N, Mensah-Attipoe I, Desewu K, Afegbe G, Asmah RH, Jamjoom MB, Ayeh-Kumi PF, Boakye DA, Bates PA. First isolation of a new species of Leishmania responsible for human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ghana and classification in the Leishmania enriettii complex. Int J Parasitol. 2015 Sep; 45(11):679-84. PMID: 26099650.
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    7. Ndong IC, Reenen Mv, Boakye DA, Mbacham WF, Grobler AF. Trends in malaria case management following changes in the treatment policy to artemisinin combination therapy at the Mbakong Health Centre, Cameroon 2006-2012: a retrospective study. Acta Trop. 2015 Oct; 150:100-6. PMID: 26095044.
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    8. Fobi G, Yameogo L, Noma M, Aholou Y, Koroma JB, Zouré HM, Ukety T, Lusamba-Dikassa PS, Mwikisa C, Boakye DA, Roungou JB. Managing the Fight against Onchocerciasis in Africa: APOC Experience. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 May; 9(5):e0003542. PMID: 25974211; PMCID: PMC4431813.
    9. Roungou JB, Yameogo L, Mwikisa C, Boakye DA, Bundy DA. 40 Years of the APOC Partnership. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 May; 9(5):e0003562. PMID: 25974289; PMCID: PMC4431867.
    10. Suzuki M, Tung NH, Kwofie KD, Adegle R, Amoa-Bosompem M, Sakyiamah M, Ayertey F, Owusu KB, Tuffour I, Atchoglo P, Frempong KK, Anyan WK, Uto T, Morinaga O, Yamashita T, Aboagye F, Appiah AA, Appiah-Opong R, Nyarko AK, Yamaoka S, Yamaguchi Y, Edoh D, Koram K, Ohta N, Boakye DA, Ayi I, Shoyama Y. New anti-trypanosomal active tetracyclic iridoid isolated from Morinda lucida Benth. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015 Aug 01; 25(15):3030-3. PMID: 26048790.
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    11. Debrah AY, Specht S, Klarmann-Schulz U, Batsa L, Mand S, Marfo-Debrekyei Y, Fimmers R, Dubben B, Kwarteng A, Osei-Atweneboana M, Boakye D, Ricchiuto A, Büttner M, Adjei O, Mackenzie CD, Hoerauf A. Doxycycline Leads to Sterility and Enhanced Killing of Female Onchocerca volvulus Worms in an Area With Persistent Microfilaridermia After Repeated Ivermectin Treatment: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Aug 15; 61(4):517-26. PMID: 25948064; PMCID: PMC4518165.
    12. Lamberton PH, Cheke RA, Winskill P, Tirados I, Walker M, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Biritwum NK, Tetteh-Kumah A, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Basañez MG. Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: persistence under different control strategies and the role of the simuliid vectors. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Apr; 9(4):e0003688. PMID: 25897492; PMCID: PMC4405193.
    13. Cheke RA, Basáñez MG, Perry M, White MT, Garms R, Obuobie E, Lamberton PH, Young S, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Intsiful J, Shen M, Boakye DA, Wilson MD. Potential effects of warmer worms and vectors on onchocerciasis transmission in West Africa. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2015 Apr 05; 370(1665). PMID: 25688018; PMCID: PMC4342963.
    14. Narh CA, Mosi L, Quaye C, Dassi C, Konan DO, Tay SC, de Souza DK, Boakye DA, Bonfoh B. Source tracking Mycobacterium ulcerans infections in the Ashanti region, Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Jan; 9(1):e0003437. PMID: 25612300; PMCID: PMC4303273.
    15. Kudom AA, Mensah BA, Froeschl G, Boakye D, Rinder H. Preliminary assessment of the potential role of urbanization in the distribution of carbamate and organophosphate resistant populations of Culex species in Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jan 08; 8:8. PMID: 25566816; PMCID: PMC4297417.
    16. Lamberton PH, Cheke RA, Walker M, Winskill P, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Tirados I, Tetteh-Kumah A, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Basáñez MG. Onchocerciasis transmission in Ghana: biting and parous rates of host-seeking sibling species of the Simulium damnosum complex. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Nov 21; 7:511. PMID: 25413569; PMCID: PMC4247625.
    17. Agyapong J, Chabi J, Ablorde A, Kartey WD, Osei JH, de Souza DK, Dadzie S, Boakye DA, Ohta N, Hadi MP, Suzuki T. Ovipositional Behavior of Anopheles gambiae Mosquitoes. Trop Med Health. 2014 Dec; 42(4):187-90. PMID: 25589884; PMCID: PMC4272906.
    18. Ndong IC, van Reenen M, Boakye DA, Mbacham WF, Grobler AF. Trends in malaria admissions at the Mbakong Health Centre of the North West Region of Cameroon: a retrospective study. Malar J. 2014 Aug 22; 13:328. PMID: 25145498; PMCID: PMC4247771.
    19. Obeng BB, Amoah AS, Larbi IA, de Souza DK, Uh HW, Fernández-Rivas M, van Ree R, Rodrigues LC, Boakye DA, Yazdanbakhsh M, Hartgers FC. Schistosome infection is negatively associated with mite atopy, but not wheeze and asthma in Ghanaian schoolchildren. Clin Exp Allergy. 2014 Jul; 44(7):965-75. PMID: 24641664.
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    20. Amoah AS, Obeng BB, May L, Kruize YC, Larbi IA, Kabesch M, Wilson MD, Hartgers FC, Boakye DA, Yazdanbakhsh M. Urban-rural differences in the gene expression profiles of Ghanaian children. Genes Immun. 2014 Jul-Aug; 15(5):313-9. PMID: 24848931.
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    21. Toé LD, Koala L, Burkett-Cadena ND, Traoré BM, Sanfo M, Kambiré SR, Cupp EW, Traoré S, Yameogo L, Boakye D, Rodríguez-Pérez MA, Unnasch TR. Optimization of the Esperanza window trap for the collection of the African onchocerciasis vector Simulium damnosum sensu lato. Acta Trop. 2014 Sep; 137:39-43. PMID: 24794201.
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    22. Kwansa-Bentum B, Aboagye-Antwi F, Otchere J, Wilson MD, Boakye DA. Implications of low-density microfilariae carriers in Anopheles transmission areas: molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus populations in perspective. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Apr 01; 7:157. PMID: 24690378; PMCID: PMC3974918.
    23. de Souza DK, Osei-Poku J, Blum J, Baidoo H, Brown CA, Lawson BW, Wilson MD, Bockarie MJ, Boakye DA. The epidemiology of lymphatic filariasis in Ghana, explained by the possible existence of two strains of Wuchereria bancrofti. Pan Afr Med J. 2014; 17:133. PMID: 25374638; PMCID: PMC4218648.
    24. de Souza DK, Sesay S, Moore MG, Ansumana R, Narh CA, Kollie K, Rebollo MP, Koudou BG, Koroma JB, Bolay FK, Boakye DA, Bockarie MJ. No evidence for lymphatic filariasis transmission in big cities affected by conflict related rural-urban migration in Sierra Leone and Liberia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Feb; 8(2):e2700. PMID: 24516686; PMCID: PMC3916318.
    25. Nzelu CO, Kato H, Puplampu N, Desewu K, Odoom S, Wilson MD, Sakurai T, Katakura K, Boakye DA. First detection of Leishmania tropica DNA and Trypanosoma species in Sergentomyia sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from an outbreak area of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Feb; 8(2):e2630. PMID: 24516676; PMCID: PMC3916256.
    26. McIntosh M, Williamson H, Benbow ME, Kimbirauskas R, Quaye C, Boakye D, Small P, Merritt R. Associations between Mycobacterium ulcerans and aquatic plant communities of West Africa: implications for Buruli ulcer disease. Ecohealth. 2014 Jun; 11(2):184-96. PMID: 24442959.
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    27. Amoah AS, Boakye DA, van Ree R, Yazdanbakhsh M. Parasitic worms and allergies in childhood: insights from population studies 2008-2013. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2014 May; 25(3):208-17. PMID: 24325393.
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    28. Eric Benbow M, Kimbirauskas R, McIntosh MD, Williamson H, Quaye C, Boakye D, Small PL, Merritt RW. Aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages of Ghana, West Africa: understanding the ecology of a neglected tropical disease. Ecohealth. 2014 Jun; 11(2):168-83. PMID: 24306551.
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    29. Post RJ, Cheke RA, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Tetteh-Kumah A, Lamberton PH, Crainey JL, Yaméogo L, Basáñez MG. Stability and change in the distribution of cytospecies of the Simulium damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in southern Ghana from 1971 to 2011. Parasit Vectors. 2013 Jul 13; 6:205. PMID: 23849451; PMCID: PMC3727979.
    30. Anyan WK, Seki T, Kumagai T, Obata-Ninomiya K, Furushima-Shimogawara R, Kwansa-Bentum B, Akao N, Bosompem KM, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Karasuyama H, Ohta N. Basophil depletion downregulates Schistosoma mansoni egg-induced granuloma formation. Parasitol Int. 2013 Dec; 62(6):508-13. PMID: 23850838.
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    31. Humphries D, Simms BT, Davey D, Otchere J, Quagraine J, Terryah S, Newton S, Berg E, Harrison LM, Boakye D, Wilson M, Cappello M. Hookworm infection among school age children in Kintampo north municipality, Ghana: nutritional risk factors and response to albendazole treatment. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Sep; 89(3):540-8. PMID: 23836564; PMCID: PMC3771297.
    32. Amoah AS, Obeng BB, Larbi IA, Versteeg SA, Aryeetey Y, Akkerdaas JH, Zuidmeer L, Lidholm J, Fernández-Rivas M, Hartgers FC, Boakye DA, van Ree R, Yazdanbakhsh M. Peanut-specific IgE antibodies in asymptomatic Ghanaian children possibly caused by carbohydrate determinant cross-reactivity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Sep; 132(3):639-47. PMID: 23763976; PMCID: PMC3765958.
    33. de Souza DK, Koudou BG, Bolay FK, Boakye DA, Bockarie MJ. Filling the gap 115 years after Ronald Ross: the distribution of the Anopheles coluzzii and Anopheles gambiae s.s from Freetown and Monrovia, West Africa. PLoS One. 2013; 8(5):e64939. PMID: 23741429; PMCID: PMC3669227.
    34. Hogewoning A, Amoah A, Bavinck JN, Boakye D, Yazdanbakhsh M, Adegnika A, De Smedt S, Fonteyne Y, Willemze R, Lavrijsen A. Skin diseases among schoolchildren in Ghana, Gabon, and Rwanda. Int J Dermatol. 2013 May; 52(5):589-600. PMID: 23557028.
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    35. Aryeetey YA, Essien-Baidoo S, Larbi IA, Ahmed K, Amoah AS, Obeng BB, van Lieshout L, Yazdanbakhsh M, Boakye DA, Verweij JJ. Molecular diagnosis of Schistosoma infections in urine samples of school children in Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Jun; 88(6):1028-31. PMID: 23530072; PMCID: PMC3752797.
    36. van Mens SP, Aryeetey Y, Yazdanbakhsh M, van Lieshout L, Boakye D, Verweij JJ. Comparison of real-time PCR and Kato smear microscopy for the detection of hookworm infections in three consecutive faecal samples from schoolchildren in Ghana. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Apr; 107(4):269-71. PMID: 23426113.
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    37. Dadzie S, Boakye D, Asoala V, Koram K, Kiszewski A, Appawu M. A community-wide study of malaria reduction: evaluating efficacy and user-acceptance of a low-cost repellent in northern Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 Feb; 88(2):309-14. PMID: 23249683; PMCID: PMC3583322.
    38. Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana M, Boakye DA, Osei-Akoto I, Obuobi E, Wiafe C, Kiszewski A. Efficacy of DEET and non-DEET-based insect repellents against bites of Simulium damnosum vectors of onchocerciasis. Med Vet Entomol. 2013 Jun; 27(2):226-31. PMID: 23167529.
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    39. de Souza DK, Koudou B, Kelly-Hope LA, Wilson MD, Bockarie MJ, Boakye DA. Diversity and transmission competence in lymphatic filariasis vectors in West Africa, and the implications for accelerated elimination of Anopheles-transmitted filariasis. Parasit Vectors. 2012 Nov 14; 5:259. PMID: 23151383; PMCID: PMC3533928.
    40. Messenger LA, Matias A, Manana AN, Stiles-Ocran JB, Knowles S, Boakye DA, Coulibaly MB, Larsen ML, Traoré AS, Diallo B, Konaté M, Guindo A, Traoré SF, Mulder CE, Le H, Kleinschmidt I, Rowland M. Multicentre studies of insecticide-treated durable wall lining in Africa and South-East Asia: entomological efficacy and household acceptability during one year of field use. Malar J. 2012 Oct 29; 11:358. PMID: 23107112; PMCID: PMC3547731.
    41. Boamah D, Kikuchi M, Huy NT, Okamoto K, Chen H, Ayi I, Boakye DA, Bosompem KM, Hirayama K. Immunoproteomics Identification of Major IgE and IgG4 Reactive Schistosoma japonicum Adult Worm Antigens Using Chronically Infected Human Plasma. Trop Med Health. 2012 Sep; 40(3):89-102. PMID: 23264728; PMCID: PMC3521053.
    42. Humphries D, Nguyen S, Boakye D, Wilson M, Cappello M. The promise and pitfalls of mass drug administration to control intestinal helminth infections. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2012 Oct; 25(5):584-9. PMID: 22903231.
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    43. Tchouassi DP, Quakyi IA, Addison EA, Bosompem KM, Wilson MD, Appawu MA, Brown CA, Boakye DA. Characterization of malaria transmission by vector populations for improved interventions during the dry season in the Kpone-on-Sea area of coastal Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2012 Sep 26; 5:212. PMID: 23013551; PMCID: PMC3495633.
    44. Amoah AS, Forson AG, Boakye DA. A review of epidemiological studies of asthma in Ghana. Ghana Med J. 2012 Jun; 46(2 Suppl):23-8. PMID: 23661814; PMCID: PMC3645142.
    45. Ughasi J, Bekard HE, Coulibaly M, Adabie-Gomez D, Gyapong J, Appawu M, Wilson MD, Boakye DA. Mansonia africana and Mansonia uniformis are vectors in the transmission of Wuchereria bancrofti lymphatic filariasis in Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2012 May 07; 5:89. PMID: 22564488; PMCID: PMC3419659.
    46. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, Awadzi K, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Genotypic analysis of ß-tubulin in Onchocerca volvulus from communities and individuals showing poor parasitological response to ivermectin treatment. Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist. 2012 Dec; 2:20-8. PMID: 24533268; PMCID: PMC3862422.
    47. de Souza DK, Quaye C, Mosi L, Addo P, Boakye DA. A quick and cost effective method for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection. BMC Infect Dis. 2012 Jan 18; 12:8. PMID: 22257432; PMCID: PMC3398261.
    48. Gass K, Beau de Rochars MV, Boakye D, Bradley M, Fischer PU, Gyapong J, Itoh M, Ituaso-Conway N, Joseph H, Kyelem D, Laney SJ, Legrand AM, Liyanage TS, Melrose W, Mohammed K, Pilotte N, Ottesen EA, Plichart C, Ramaiah K, Rao RU, Talbot J, Weil GJ, Williams SA, Won KY, Lammie P. A multicenter evaluation of diagnostic tools to define endpoints for programs to eliminate bancroftian filariasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Jan; 6(1):e1479. PMID: 22272369; PMCID: PMC3260316.
    49. Meurs L, Labuda L, Amoah AS, Mbow M, Ngoa UA, Boakye DA, Mboup S, Dièye TN, Mountford AP, Turner JD, Kremsner PG, Polman K, Yazdanbakhsh M, Adegnika AA. Enhanced pro-inflammatory cytokine responses following Toll-like-receptor ligation in Schistosoma haematobium-infected schoolchildren from rural Gabon. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e24393. PMID: 21931706; PMCID: PMC3169609.
    50. Kweku MA, Odoom S, Puplampu N, Desewu K, Nuako GK, Gyan B, Raczniak G, Kronmann KC, Koram K, Botero S, Boakye D, Akuffo H. An outbreak of suspected cutaneous leishmaniasis in Ghana: lessons learnt and preparation for future outbreaks. Glob Health Action. 2011; 4. PMID: 21765823; PMCID: PMC3137292.
    51. Kwansa-Bentum B, Ayi I, Suzuki T, Otchere J, Kumagai T, Anyan WK, Osei JH, Asahi H, Ofori MF, Akao N, Wilson MD, Boakye DA, Ohta N. Plasmodium falciparum isolates from southern Ghana exhibit polymorphisms in the SERCA-type PfATPase6 though sensitive to artesunate in vitro. Malar J. 2011 Jul 11; 10:187. PMID: 21745377; PMCID: PMC3146903.
    52. Kwansa-Bentum B, Ayi I, Suzuki T, Otchere J, Kumagai T, Anyan WK, Asahi H, Akao N, Wilson MD, Boakye DA, Ohta N. Administrative practices of health professionals and use of artesunate-amodiaquine by community members for treating uncomplicated malaria in southern Ghana: implications for artemisinin-based combination therapy deployment. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Oct; 16(10):1215-24. PMID: 21740487.
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    53. Larbi IA, Klipstein-Grobusch K, Amoah AS, Obeng BB, Wilson MD, Yazdanbakhsh M, Boakye DA. High body mass index is not associated with atopy in schoolchildren living in rural and urban areas of Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2011 Jun 14; 11:469. PMID: 21669010; PMCID: PMC3141453.
    54. Hogewoning AA, Bouwes Bavinck JN, Amoah AS, Boakye DA, Yazdanbakhsh M, Kremsner PG, Adegnika AA, De Smedt SK, Willemze R, Lavrijsen AP. Point and period prevalences of eczema in rural and urban schoolchildren in Ghana, Gabon and Rwanda. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Apr; 26(4):488-94. PMID: 21575064.
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    55. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Awadzi K, Attah SK, Boakye DA, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Phenotypic evidence of emerging ivermectin resistance in Onchocerca volvulus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Mar 29; 5(3):e998. PMID: 21468315; PMCID: PMC3066159.
    56. Wilson MD, Boakye DA, Mosi L, Asiedu K. In the case of transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans in buruli ulcer disease Acanthamoeba species stand accused. Ghana Med J. 2011 Mar; 45(1):31-4. PMID: 21572823; PMCID: PMC3090091.
    57. Merritt RW, Walker ED, Small PL, Wallace JR, Johnson PD, Benbow ME, Boakye DA. Ecology and transmission of Buruli ulcer disease: a systematic review. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Dec 14; 4(12):e911. PMID: 21179505; PMCID: PMC3001905.
    58. Hogewoning AA, Larbi IA, Addo HA, Amoah AS, Boakye D, Hartgers F, Yazdanbakhsh M, Van Ree R, Bouwes Bavinck JN, Lavrijsen AP. Allergic characteristics of urban schoolchildren with atopic eczema in Ghana. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2010 Dec; 24(12):1406-12. PMID: 20456550.
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    59. Obeng BB, Amoah AS, Larbi IA, Yazdanbakhsh M, van Ree R, Boakye DA, Hartgers FC. Food allergy in Ghanaian schoolchildren: data on sensitization and reported food allergy. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2011; 155(1):63-73. PMID: 21109750.
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    60. Bousquet J, Schünemann HJ, Zuberbier T, Bachert C, Baena-Cagnani CE, Bousquet PJ, Brozek J, Canonica GW, Casale TB, Demoly P, Gerth van Wijk R, Ohta K, Bateman ED, Calderon M, Cruz AA, Dolen WK, Haughney J, Lockey RF, Lötvall J, O'Byrne P, Spranger O, Togias A, Bonini S, Boulet LP, Camargos P, Carlsen KH, Chavannes NH, Delgado L, Durham SR, Fokkens WJ, Fonseca J, Haahtela T, Kalayci O, Kowalski ML, Larenas-Linnemann D, Li J, Mohammad Y, Mullol J, Naclerio R, O'Hehir RE, Papadopoulos N, Passalacqua G, Rabe KF, Pawankar R, Ryan D, Samolinski B, Simons FE, Valovirta E, Yorgancioglu A, Yusuf OM, Agache I, Aït-Khaled N, Annesi-Maesano I, Beghe B, Ben Kheder A, Blaiss MS, Boakye DA, Bouchard J, Burney PG, Busse WW, Chan-Yeung M, Chen Y, Chuchalin AG, Costa DJ, Custovic A, Dahl R, Denburg J, Douagui H, Emuzyte R, Grouse L, Humbert M, Jackson C, Johnston SL, Kaliner MA, Keith PK, Kim YY, Klossek JM, Kuna P, Le LT, Lemiere C, Lipworth B, Mahboub B, Malo JL, Marshall GD, Mavale-Manuel S, Meltzer EO, Morais-Almeida M, Motala C, Naspitz C, Nekam K, Niggemann B, Nizankowska-Mogilnicka E, Okamoto Y, Orru MP, Ouedraogo S, Palkonen S, Popov TA, Price D, Rosado-Pinto J, Scadding GK, Sooronbaev TM, Stoloff SW, Toskala E, van Cauwenberge P, Vandenplas O, van Weel C, Viegi G, Virchow JC, Wang DY, Wickman M, Williams D, Yawn BP, Zar HJ, Zernotti M, Zhong N. Development and implementation of guidelines in allergic rhinitis – an ARIA-GA2LEN paper. Allergy. 2010 Oct; 65(10):1212-21. PMID: 20887423.
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    61. Amuzu H, Wilson MD, Boakye DA. Studies of Anopheles gambiae s.l (Diptera: Culicidae) exhibiting different vectorial capacities in lymphatic filariasis transmission in the Gomoa district, Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2010 Sep 14; 3:85. PMID: 20840757; PMCID: PMC2949826.
    62. Ayi I, Nonaka D, Adjovu JK, Hanafusa S, Jimba M, Bosompem KM, Mizoue T, Takeuchi T, Boakye DA, Kobayashi J. School-based participatory health education for malaria control in Ghana: engaging children as health messengers. Malar J. 2010 Apr 18; 9:98. PMID: 20398416; PMCID: PMC2865503.
    63. de Souza D, Kelly-Hope L, Lawson B, Wilson M, Boakye D. Environmental factors associated with the distribution of Anopheles gambiae s.s in Ghana; an important vector of lymphatic filariasis and malaria. PLoS One. 2010 Mar 29; 5(3):e9927. PMID: 20360950; PMCID: PMC2847902.
    64. Hogewoning AA, Koelemij I, Amoah AS, Bouwes Bavinck JN, Aryeetey Y, Hartgers F, Yazdanbakhsh M, Willemze R, Boakye DA, Lavrijsen AP. Prevalence and risk factors of inflammatory acne vulgaris in rural and urban Ghanaian schoolchildren. Br J Dermatol. 2009 Aug; 161(2):475-7. PMID: 19545298.
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    65. Hartgers FC, Obeng BB, Kruize YC, Dijkhuis A, McCall M, Sauerwein RW, Luty AJ, Boakye DA, Yazdanbakhsh M. Responses to malarial antigens are altered in helminth-infected children. J Infect Dis. 2009 May 15; 199(10):1528-35. PMID: 19392626.
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    66. Boakye DA, Fokam E, Ghansah A, Amakye J, Wilson MD, Brown CA. Cardiocladius oliffi (Diptera: Chironomidae) as a potential biological control agent against Simulium squamosum (Diptera: Simuliidae). Parasit Vectors. 2009 Apr 24; 2(1):20. PMID: 19393069; PMCID: PMC2683824.
    67. Taylor MJ, Awadzi K, Basáñez MG, Biritwum N, Boakye D, Boatin B, Bockarie M, Churcher TS, Debrah A, Edwards G, Hoerauf A, Mand S, Matthews G, Osei-Atweneboana M, Prichard RK, Wanji S, Adjei O. Onchocerciasis Control: Vision for the Future from a Ghanian perspective. Parasit Vectors. 2009 Jan 21; 2(1):7. PMID: 19154624; PMCID: PMC2639371.
    68. Obeng BB, Hartgers F, Boakye D, Yazdanbakhsh M. Out of Africa: what can be learned from the studies of allergic disorders in Africa and Africans? Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Oct; 8(5):391-7. PMID: 18769190.
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    69. Obeng BB, Aryeetey YA, de Dood CJ, Amoah AS, Larbi IA, Deelder AM, Yazdanbakhsh M, Hartgers FC, Boakye DA, Verweij JJ, van Dam GJ, van Lieshout L. Application of a circulating-cathodic-antigen (CCA) strip test and real-time PCR, in comparison with microscopy, for the detection of Schistosoma haematobium in urine samples from Ghana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2008 Oct; 102(7):625-33. PMID: 18817603.
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    70. Hartgers FC, Obeng BB, Voskamp A, Larbi IA, Amoah AS, Luty AJ, Boakye D, Yazdanbakhsh M. Enhanced Toll-like receptor responsiveness associated with mitogen-activated protein kinase activation in Plasmodium falciparum-infected children. Infect Immun. 2008 Nov; 76(11):5149-57. PMID: 18710867; PMCID: PMC2573356.
    71. Benbow ME, Williamson H, Kimbirauskas R, McIntosh MD, Kolar R, Quaye C, Akpabey F, Boakye D, Small P, Merritt RW. Aquatic invertebrates as unlikely vectors of Buruli ulcer disease. Emerg Infect Dis. 2008 Aug; 14(8):1247-54. PMID: 18680648; PMCID: PMC2600397.
    72. Hartgers FC, Obeng BB, Boakye D, Yazdanbakhsh M. Immune responses during helminth-malaria co-infection: a pilot study in Ghanaian school children. Parasitology. 2008 Jun; 135(7):855-60. PMID: 18474122.
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    73. Hartgers FC, Obeng BB, Kruize YC, Duijvestein M, de Breij A, Amoah A, Larbi IA, van Ree R, Wilson MD, Rodrigues LC, Boakye DA, Yazdanbakhsh M. Lower expression of TLR2 and SOCS-3 is associated with Schistosoma haematobium infection and with lower risk for allergic reactivity in children living in a rural area in Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Apr 16; 2(4):e227. PMID: 18414649; PMCID: PMC2291570.
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    75. Williamson HR, Benbow ME, Nguyen KD, Beachboard DC, Kimbirauskas RK, McIntosh MD, Quaye C, Ampadu EO, Boakye D, Merritt RW, Small PL. Distribution of Mycobacterium ulcerans in buruli ulcer endemic and non-endemic aquatic sites in Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Mar 26; 2(3):e205. PMID: 18365034; PMCID: PMC2268743.
    76. Boakye DA, Baidoo HA, Glah E, Brown C, Appawu M, Wilson MD. Monitoring lymphatic filariasis interventions: Adult mosquito sampling, and improved PCR - based pool screening method for Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Anopheles mosquitoes. Filaria J. 2007 Nov 29; 6:13. PMID: 18047647; PMCID: PMC2235849.
    77. Villinski JT, Klena JD, Abbassy M, Hoel DF, Puplampu N, Mechta S, Boakye D, Raczniak G. Evidence for a new species of Leishmania associated with a focal disease outbreak in Ghana. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Mar; 60(3):323-7. PMID: 18031968.
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    78. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Eng JK, Boakye DA, Gyapong JO, Prichard RK. Prevalence and intensity of Onchocerca volvulus infection and efficacy of ivermectin in endemic communities in Ghana: a two-phase epidemiological study. Lancet. 2007 Jun 16; 369(9578):2021-9. PMID: 17574093.
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    79. Wjst M, Boakye D. Asthma in Africa. PLoS Med. 2007 Feb; 4(2):e72. PMID: 17326712; PMCID: PMC1808099.
    80. Fryauff DJ, Hanafi HA, Klena JD, Hoel DF, Appawu M, Rogers W, Puplampu N, Odoom S, Kweku M, Koram K, Wilson MD, Raczniak G, Boakye D. Short report: ITS-1 DNA sequence confirmation of Leishmania major as a cause of cutaneous leishmaniasis from an outbreak focus in the Ho district, southeastern Ghana. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Sep; 75(3):502-4. PMID: 16968929.
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    81. Hogewoning AA, Duijvestein M, Boakye D, Amoah AS, Obeng BB, van der Raaij-Helmer EM, Staats CC, Bouwes Bavinck JN, Yazdanbakhsh M, Lavrijsen AP. Prevalence of symptomatic tinea capitis and associated causative organisms in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana. Br J Dermatol. 2006 Apr; 154(4):784-6. PMID: 16536835.
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    82. Hilty M, Yeboah-Manu D, Boakye D, Mensah-Quainoo E, Rondini S, Schelling E, Ofori-Adjei D, Portaels F, Zinsstag J, Pluschke G. Genetic diversity in Mycobacterium ulcerans isolates from Ghana revealed by a newly identified locus containing a variable number of tandem repeats. J Bacteriol. 2006 Feb; 188(4):1462-5. PMID: 16452429; PMCID: PMC1367230.
    83. Appawu M, Dadzie S, Abdul H, Asmah H, Boakye D, Wilson M, Ofori-Adjei D. Surveillance of viral haemorrhagic fevers in ghana: entomological assessment of the risk of transmission in the northern regions. Ghana Med J. 2006; 40(4):137-41. PMID: 17496987; PMCID: PMC1868007.
    84. Wilson MD, Akpabey FJ, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, Ocran M, Kurtak DC, Cheke RA, Mensah GE, Birkhold D, Cibulsky R. Field and laboratory studies on water conditions affecting the potency of VectoBac (Bacillus thuringiensis serotype H-14) against larvae of the blackfly, Simulium damnosum. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Dec; 19(4):404-12. PMID: 16336305.
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    85. Boakye DA, Wilson M, Kweku M. A review of leishmaniasis in west Africa. Ghana Med J. 2005 Sep; 39(3):94-7. PMID: 17299551; PMCID: PMC1790817.
    86. Schwab AE, Boakye DA, Kyelem D, Prichard RK. Detection of benzimidazole resistance-associated mutations in the filarial nematode Wuchereria bancrofti and evidence for selection by albendazole and ivermectin combination treatment. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005 Aug; 73(2):234-8. PMID: 16103581.
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    87. Hadis M, Wilson MD, Cobblah M, Boakye DA. Cytotaxonomic description of Simulium kaffaense, a new member of the S. damnosum complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) from south-western Ethiopia. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005 Apr; 99(3):267-91. PMID: 15829136.
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    88. Eddyani M, Ofori-Adjei D, Teugels G, De Weirdt D, Boakye D, Meyers WM, Portaels F. Potential role for fish in transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (Buruli ulcer): an environmental study. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Sep; 70(9):5679-81. PMID: 15345458; PMCID: PMC520906.
    89. Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Appawu MA, Gyapong J. Vector competence, for Wuchereria bancrofti, of the Anopheles populations in the Bongo district of Ghana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Jul; 98(5):501-8. PMID: 15257800.
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    90. Awadzi K, Attah SK, Addy ET, Opoku NO, Quartey BT, Lazdins-Helds JK, Ahmed K, Boatin BA, Boakye DA, Edwards G. Thirty-month follow-up of sub-optimal responders to multiple treatments with ivermectin, in two onchocerciasis-endemic foci in Ghana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Jun; 98(4):359-70. PMID: 15228717.
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    91. Awadzi K, Boakye DA, Edwards G, Opoku NO, Attah SK, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Lazdins-Helds JK, Ardrey AE, Addy ET, Quartey BT, Ahmed K, Boatin BA, Soumbey-Alley EW. An investigation of persistent microfilaridermias despite multiple treatments with ivermectin, in two onchocerciasis-endemic foci in Ghana. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Apr; 98(3):231-49. PMID: 15119969.
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    92. Williams SA, Laney SJ, Bierwert LA, Saunders LJ, Boakye DA, Fischer P, Goodman D, Helmy H, Hoti SL, Vasuki V, Lammie PJ, Plichart C, Ramzy RM, Ottesen EA. Development and standardization of a rapid, PCR-based method for the detection of Wuchereria bancrofti in mosquitoes, for xenomonitoring the human prevalence of bancroftian filariasis. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2002 Dec; 96 Suppl 2:S41-6. PMID: 12625916.
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    93. Wilson MD, Cheke RA, Flasse SP, Grist S, Osei-Ateweneboana MY, Tetteh-Kumah A, Fiasorgbor GK, Jolliffe FR, Boakye DA, Hougard JM, Yameogo L, Post RJ. Deforestation and the spatio-temporal distribution of savannah and forest members of the Simulium damnosum complex in southern Ghana and south-western Togo. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2002 Nov-Dec; 96(6):632-9. PMID: 12625139.
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    94. Fischer P, Boakye D, Hamburger J. Polymerase chain reaction-based detection of lymphatic filariasis. Med Microbiol Immunol. 2003 Feb; 192(1):3-7. PMID: 12592557.
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    95. Chang LW, Osei-Kwasi M, Boakye D, Aidoo S, Hagy A, Curran JW, Vermund SH. HIV-1 and HIV-2 seroprevalence and risk factors among hospital outpatients in the Eastern Region of Ghana, West Africa. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2002 Apr 15; 29(5):511-6. PMID: 11981368.
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    96. Osei-Atweneboana MY, Wilson MD, Post RJ, Boakye DA. Temephos-resistant larvae of Simulium sanctipauli associated with a distinctive new chromosome inversion in untreated rivers of south-western Ghana. Med Vet Entomol. 2001 Mar; 15(1):113-6. PMID: 11297095.
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    97. Higazi TB, Boakye DA, Wilson MD, Mahmoud BM, Baraka OZ, Mukhtar MM, Unnasch TR. Cytotaxonomic and molecular analysis of Simulium (Edwardsellum) damnosum sensu lato (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Abu Hamed, Sudan. J Med Entomol. 2000 Jul; 37(4):547-53. PMID: 10916295.
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    98. Wilson MD, Osei-Atweneboana MY, Boakye DA, McCall PJ. Improved survival and oviposition of Simulium damnosum (Diptera: Simuliidae) in the laboratory. Bull Entomol Res. 2000 Jun; 90(3):285-9. PMID: 10996869.
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    99. Boakye DA, Cornel AJ, Meredith SE, Brakefield PM, Collins FH. DNA in situ hybridization on polytene chromosomes of Simulium sanctipauli at loci relevant to insecticide resistance. Med Vet Entomol. 2000 Jun; 14(2):217-22. PMID: 10872868.
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    100. Boakye DA, Back C, Brakefield PM. Evidence of multiple mating and hybridization in Simulium damnosum s.l. (Diptera: Simuliidae) in nature. J Med Entomol. 2000 Jan; 37(1):29-34. PMID: 15218904.
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    101. Keddie EM, Higazi T, Boakye D, Merriweather A, Wooten MC, Unnasch TR. Onchocerca volvulus: limited heterogeneity in the nuclear and mitochondrial genomes. Exp Parasitol. 1999 Dec; 93(4):198-206. PMID: 10600445.
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    102. Boakye DA, Tang J, Truc P, Merriweather A, Unnasch TR. Identification of bloodmeals in haematophagous Diptera by cytochrome B heteroduplex analysis. Med Vet Entomol. 1999 Jul; 13(3):282-7. PMID: 10514054.
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    103. Ogunrinade A, Boakye D, Merriweather A, Unnasch TR. Distribution of the blinding and nonblinding strains of Onchocerca volvulus in Nigeria. J Infect Dis. 1999 Jun; 179(6):1577-9. PMID: 10228087.
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    104. Boakye DA, Back C, Fiasorgbor GK, Sib AP, Coulibaly Y. Sibling species distributions of the Simulium damnosum complex in the west African Onchocerciasis Control Programme area during the decade 1984-93, following intensive larviciding since 1974. Med Vet Entomol. 1998 Oct; 12(4):345-58. PMID: 9824818.
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    105. Boakye DA, Meredith SE. Introgression between members of the Simulium damnosum complex: larvicidal implications. Med Vet Entomol. 1993 Oct; 7(4):393-7. PMID: 7505638.
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    106. Boakye DA. A pictorial guide to the chromosomal identification of members of the Simulium damnosum Theobald complex in west Africa with particular reference to the Onchocerciasis Control Programme Area. Trop Med Parasitol. 1993 Sep; 44(3):223-44. PMID: 8256103.
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    107. Wilson MD, Post RJ, Boakye DA. Studies on environmentally-induced colour variation in Simulium sirbanum (Diptera: Simuliidae) using a portable rearing system. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1992 Apr; 86(2):169-74. PMID: 1417208.
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    108. Fiasorgbor GK, Sowah SA, Boakye DA, Zerbo G. Distribution of Simulium yahense after larviciding activities in the southern extension of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme. Trop Med Parasitol. 1992 Mar; 43(1):72-3. PMID: 1598516.
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    109. Baker RH, Guillet P, Sékétéli A, Poudiougo P, Boakye D, Wilson MD, Bissan Y. Progress in controlling the reinvasion of windborne vectors into the western area of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in West Africa. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 1990 Jun 30; 328(1251):731-47, discussion 747-50. PMID: 1976266.
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    110. Boakye DA. Sexing simuliid larvae during cytological examinations. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1989 Jan-Feb; 83(1):144. PMID: 2603198.
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    111. Boakye DA, Mosha FW. Natural hybridization between Simulium sanctipauli and S. sirbanum, two sibling species of the S. damnosum complex. Med Vet Entomol. 1988 Oct; 2(4):397-9. PMID: 2980199.
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    112. Boakye DA, Roberts DM. Low temperature storage and pupal survival in the Simulium damnosum complex. Trop Med Parasitol. 1988 Sep; 39(3):245-6. PMID: 3194669.
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    113. Boakye DA, Mosha FW. The distribution and chromosome polymorphism of Simulium dieguerense (Diptera: Simuliidae). Trop Med Parasitol. 1988 Jun; 39(2):117-9. PMID: 3175466.
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    114. Meredith SE, Boakye DA, Raybould JN, Cheke RA. Experimental hybridization between members of the Simulium damnosum complex. Med Vet Entomol. 1987 Apr; 1(2):193-9. PMID: 2979532.
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    115. Wirtz HP, Raybould JN, Boakye DA, Mordzifa F. Artificial feeding of west African Simulium damnosum Theobald s.l. (Diptera: Simuliidae) on man, domestic mammals and birds. Trop Med Parasitol. 1986 Dec; 37(4):385-9. PMID: 3563319.
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    116. Raybould JN, Boakye DA. Temporary small-scale colonization of the Beffa form of the Simulium damnosum theobald complex (Diptera: Simuliidae) in Africa. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 1986 Mar; 2(1):14-7. PMID: 3507465.
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    117. Boakye DA, Raybould JN. The effect of different methods of oviposition inducement on egg fertility rates in a Simulium damnosum Theobald complex species (Diptera: Simuliidae). J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 1985 Dec; 1(4):535-7. PMID: 3880274.
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