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Dr Luna Kamau

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    1. Ochomo E, Subramaniam K, Kemei B, Rippon E, Bayoh NM, Kamau L, Atieli F, Vulule JM, Ouma C, Gimnig J, Donnelly MJ, Mbogo C. Presence of the knockdown resistance mutation, Vgsc-1014F in Anopheles gambiae and An. arabiensis in western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Dec 01; 8:616. PMID: 26626424.
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    2. Kleinschmidt I, Mnzava AP, Kafy HT, Mbogo C, Bashir AI, Bigoga J, Adechoubou A, Raghavendra K, Knox TB, Malik EM, Nkuni ZJ, Bayoh N, Ochomo E, Fondjo E, Kouambeng C, Awono-Ambene HP, Etang J, Akogbeto M, Bhatt R, Swain DK, Kinyari T, Njagi K, Muthami L, Subramaniam K, Bradley J, West P, Massougbodji A, Okê-Sopoh M, Hounto A, Elmardi K, Valecha N, Kamau L, Mathenge E, Donnelly MJ. Design of a study to determine the impact of insecticide resistance on malaria vector control: a multi-country investigation. Malar J. 2015 Jul 22; 14:282. PMID: 26194648.
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    3. Kiboi D, Irungu B, Orwa J, Kamau L, Ochola-Oyier LI, Ngángá J, Nzila A. Piperaquine and Lumefantrine resistance in Plasmodium berghei ANKA associated with increased expression of Ca2+/H+ antiporter and glutathione associated enzymes. Exp Parasitol. 2014 Dec; 147:23-32. PMID: 25448357.
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    4. Ochomo E, Bayoh NM, Kamau L, Atieli F, Vulule J, Ouma C, Ombok M, Njagi K, Soti D, Mathenge E, Muthami L, Kinyari T, Subramaniam K, Kleinschmidt I, Donnelly MJ, Mbogo C. Pyrethroid susceptibility of malaria vectors in four Districts of western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Jul 04; 7:310. PMID: 24996418.
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    5. Kweka EJ, Kamau L, Munga S, Lee MC, Githeko AK, Yan G. A first report of Anopheles funestus sibling species in western Kenya highlands. Acta Trop. 2013 Oct; 128(1):158-61. PMID: 23792011.
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    6. Moore M, Sylla M, Goss L, Burugu MW, Sang R, Kamau LW, Kenya EU, Bosio C, Munoz Mde L, Sharakova M, Black WC. Dual African origins of global Aedes aegypti s.l. populations revealed by mitochondrial DNA. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(4):e2175. PMID: 23638196.
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    7. Mathias DK, Ochomo E, Atieli F, Ombok M, Bayoh MN, Olang G, Muhia D, Kamau L, Vulule JM, Hamel MJ, Hawley WA, Walker ED, Gimnig JE. Spatial and temporal variation in the kdr allele L1014S in Anopheles gambiae s.s. and phenotypic variability in susceptibility to insecticides in Western Kenya. Malar J. 2011 Jan 14; 10:10. PMID: 21235783.
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    8. Kamau L, Skilton RA, Odongo DO, Mwaura S, Githaka N, Kanduma E, Obura M, Kabiru E, Orago A, Musoke A, Bishop RP. Differential transcription of two highly divergent gut-expressed Bm86 antigen gene homologues in the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Acari: Ixodida). Insect Mol Biol. 2011 Feb; 20(1):105-14. PMID: 20854482.
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    9. Bayoh MN, Mathias DK, Odiere MR, Mutuku FM, Kamau L, Gimnig JE, Vulule JM, Hawley WA, Hamel MJ, Walker ED. Anopheles gambiae: historical population decline associated with regional distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets in western Nyanza Province, Kenya. Malar J. 2010 Feb 26; 9:62. PMID: 20187956.
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    10. Muturi EJ, Kamau L, Jacob BG, Muriu S, Mbogo CM, Shililu J, Githure J, Novak RJ. Spatial distribution, blood feeding pattern, and role of Anopheles funestus complex in malaria transmission in central Kenya. Parasitol Res. 2009 Oct; 105(4):1041-6. PMID: 19557433.
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    11. Kamau L, Agai D, Matoke D, Wachira L, Gikandi G, Vulule JM. Status of insecticide susceptibility in Anopheles gambiae sensu lato and Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from western Kenya. J Insect Sci. 2008; 8:11. PMID: 20345290.
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    12. White BJ, Santolamazza F, Kamau L, Pombi M, Grushko O, Mouline K, Brengues C, Guelbeogo W, Coulibaly M, Kayondo JK, Sharakhov I, Simard F, Petrarca V, Della Torre A, Besansky NJ. Molecular karyotyping of the 2La inversion in Anopheles gambiae. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2007 Feb; 76(2):334-9. PMID: 17297045.
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    13. Kamau L, Munyekenye GO, Vulule JM, Lehmann T. Evaluating genetic differentiation of Anopheles arabiensis in relation to larval habitats in Kenya. Infect Genet Evol. 2007 Mar; 7(2):293-7. PMID: 17188943.
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    14. Koekemoer LL, Kamau L, Garros C, Manguin S, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. Impact of the Rift Valley on restriction fragment length polymorphism typing of the major African malaria vector Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2006 Nov; 43(6):1178-84. PMID: 17162950.
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    15. Kamau L, Mulaya N, Vulule JM. Evaluation of potential role of Anopheles ziemanni in malaria transmission in western Kenya. J Med Entomol. 2006 Jul; 43(4):774-6. PMID: 16892638.
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    16. Kamau L, Vulule JM. Status of insecticide susceptibility in Anopheles arabiensis from Mwea rice irrigation scheme, Central Kenya. Malar J. 2006 Jun 06; 5:46. PMID: 16756645.
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    17. Lindblade KA, Gimnig JE, Kamau L, Hawley WA, Odhiambo F, Olang G, Ter Kuile FO, Vulule JM, Slutsker L. Impact of sustained use of insecticide-treated bednets on malaria vector species distribution and culicine mosquitoes. J Med Entomol. 2006 Mar; 43(2):428-32. PMID: 16619629.
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    18. Mutuku FM, Bayoh MN, Gimnig JE, Vulule JM, Kamau L, Walker ED, Kabiru E, Hawley WA. Pupal habitat productivity of Anopheles gambiae complex mosquitoes in a rural village in western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Jan; 74(1):54-61. PMID: 16407346.
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    19. Garros C, Koekemoer LL, Kamau L, Awolola TS, Van Bortel W, Coetzee M, Coosemans M, Manguin S. Restriction fragment length polymorphism method for the identification of major African and Asian malaria vectors within the Anopheles funestus and An. minimus groups. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar; 70(3):260-5. PMID: 15031514.
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    20. Weeto MM, Koekemoer LL, Kamau L, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. Evaluation of a species-specific PCR assay for the Anopheles funestus group from eleven African countries and Madagascar. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2004 Mar; 98(3):142-7. PMID: 15029875.
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    21. Collins FH, Kamau L, Ranson HA, Vulule JM. Molecular entomology and prospects for malaria control. Bull World Health Organ. 2000; 78(12):1412-23. PMID: 11196488.
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    22. Kamau L, Munyekenye GO, Koekemoer LL, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. A survey of the Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) group of mosquitoes from 10 sites in Kenya with special emphasis on population genetic structure based on chromosomal inversion karyotypes. J Med Entomol. 2003 Sep; 40(5):664-71. PMID: 14596280.
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    23. Kamau L, Koekemoer LL, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. Anopheles parensis: the main member of the Anopheles funestus species group found resting inside human dwellings in Mwea area of central Kenya toward the end of the rainy season. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2003 Jun; 19(2):130-3. PMID: 12825663.
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    24. Gimnig JE, Vulule JM, Lo TQ, Kamau L, Kolczak MS, Phillips-Howard PA, Mathenge EM, ter Kuile FO, Nahlen BL, Hightower AW, Hawley WA. Impact of permethrin-treated bed nets on entomologic indices in an area of intense year-round malaria transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Apr; 68(4 Suppl):16-22. PMID: 12749481.
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    25. Gimnig JE, Kolczak MS, Hightower AW, Vulule JM, Schoute E, Kamau L, Phillips-Howard PA, ter Kuile FO, Nahlen BL, Hawley WA. Effect of permethrin-treated bed nets on the spatial distribution of malaria vectors in western Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2003 Apr; 68(4 Suppl):115-20. PMID: 12749494.
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    26. Koekemoer LL, Kamau L, Hunt RH, Coetzee M. A cocktail polymerase chain reaction assay to identify members of the Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) group. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2002 Jun; 66(6):804-11. PMID: 12224596.
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    27. Kamau L, Hunt R, Coetzee M. Analysis of the population structure of Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) from western and coastal Kenya using paracentric chromosomal inversion frequencies. J Med Entomol. 2002 Jan; 39(1):78-83. PMID: 11931275.
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    28. Gimnig JE, Ombok M, Kamau L, Hawley WA. Characteristics of larval anopheline (Diptera: Culicidae) habitats in Western Kenya. J Med Entomol. 2001 Mar; 38(2):282-8. PMID: 11296836.
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    29. Kamau L, Mukabana WR, Hawley WA, Lehmann T, Irungu LW, Orago AA, Collins FH. Analysis of genetic variability in Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles gambiae using microsatellite loci. Insect Mol Biol. 1999 May; 8(2):287-97. PMID: 10380112.
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    30. Kamau L, Hawley WA, Lehmann T, Orago AS, Cornel A, Ke Z, Collins FH. Use of short tandem repeats for the analysis of genetic variability in sympatric populations of Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis. Heredity (Edinb). 1998 Jun; 80 ( Pt 6):675-82. PMID: 9675871.
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    31. Kamau L, Lehmann T, Hawley WA, Orago AS, Collins FH. Microgeographic genetic differentiation of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes from Asembo Bay, western Kenya: a comparison with Kilifi in coastal Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Jan; 58(1):64-9. PMID: 9452294.
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    32. Lehmann T, Besansky NJ, Hawley WA, Fahey TG, Kamau L, Collins FH. Microgeographic structure of Anopheles gambiae in western Kenya based on mtDNA and microsatellite loci. Mol Ecol. 1997 Mar; 6(3):243-53. PMID: 9076979.
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    33. Lehmann T, Hawley WA, Kamau L, Fontenille D, Simard F, Collins FH. Genetic differentiation of Anopheles gambiae populations from East and west Africa: comparison of microsatellite and allozyme loci. Heredity (Edinb). 1996 Aug; 77 ( Pt 2):192-200. PMID: 8760401.
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