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Dr Charles Smiti Mwandawiro

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    1. Okoyo C, Mwandawiro C, Kihara J, Simiyu E, Gitonga CW, Noor AM, Njenga SM, Snow RW. Comparing insecticide-treated bed net use to Plasmodium falciparum infection among schoolchildren living near Lake Victoria, Kenya. Malar J. 2015 Dec 22; 14:515. PMID: 26696416; PMCID: PMC4688986.
    2. Brooker SJ, Mwandawiro CS, Halliday KE, Njenga SM, Mcharo C, Gichuki PM, Wasunna B, Kihara JH, Njomo D, Alusala D, Chiguzo A, Turner HC, Teti C, Gwayi-Chore C, Nikolay B, Truscott JE, Hollingsworth TD, Balabanova D, Griffiths UK, Freeman MC, Allen E, Pullan RL, Anderson RM. Interrupting transmission of soil-transmitted helminths: a study protocol for cluster randomised trials evaluating alternative treatment strategies and delivery systems in Kenya. BMJ Open. 2015 Oct 19; 5(10):e008950. PMID: 26482774; PMCID: PMC4611208.
    3. Nikolay B, Mwandawiro CS, Kihara JH, Okoyo C, Cano J, Mwanje MT, Sultani H, Alusala D, Turner HC, Teti C, Garn J, Freeman MC, Allen E, Anderson RM, Pullan RL, Njenga SM, Brooker SJ. Understanding Heterogeneity in the Impact of National Neglected Tropical Disease Control Programmes: Evidence from School-Based Deworming in Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2015 Sep; 9(9):e0004108. PMID: 26421808; PMCID: PMC4589351.
    4. Freeman MC, Chard AN, Nikolay B, Garn JV, Okoyo C, Kihara J, Njenga SM, Pullan RL, Brooker SJ, Mwandawiro CS. Associations between school- and household-level water, sanitation and hygiene conditions and soil-transmitted helminth infection among Kenyan school children. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Aug 07; 8:412. PMID: 26248869; PMCID: PMC4528701.
    5. Kepha S, Nuwaha F, Nikolay B, Gichuki P, Mwandawiro CS, Mwinzi PN, Odiere MR, Edwards T, Allen E, Brooker SJ. Effect of Repeated Anthelminthic Treatment on Malaria in School Children in Kenya: A Randomized, Open-Label, Equivalence Trial. J Infect Dis. 2016 Jan 15; 213(2):266-75. PMID: 26170395; PMCID: PMC4690148.
    6. Snow RW, Kibuchi E, Karuri SW, Sang G, Gitonga CW, Mwandawiro C, Bejon P, Noor AM. Changing Malaria Prevalence on the Kenyan Coast since 1974: Climate, Drugs and Vector Control. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0128792. PMID: 26107772; PMCID: PMC4479373.
    7. Kepha S, Nuwaha F, Nikolay B, Gichuki P, Edwards T, Allen E, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro CS, Brooker SJ. Epidemiology of coinfection with soil transmitted helminths and Plasmodium falciparum among school children in Bumula District in western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jun 11; 8:314. PMID: 26063324; PMCID: PMC4486705.
    8. Smith JL, Sturrock HJ, Assefa L, Nikolay B, Njenga SM, Kihara J, Mwandawiro CS, Brooker SJ. Factors associated with the performance and cost-effectiveness of using lymphatic filariasis transmission assessment surveys for monitoring soil-transmitted helminths: a case study in Kenya. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Feb; 92(2):342-53. PMID: 25487730; PMCID: PMC4347340.
    9. Kawada H, Dida GO, Ohashi K, Kawashima E, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N. A small-scale field trial of pyriproxyfen-impregnated bed nets against pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae s.s. in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e111195. PMID: 25333785; PMCID: PMC4205095.
    10. Kawada H, Ohashi K, Dida GO, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N. Preventive effect of permethrin-impregnated long-lasting insecticidal nets on the blood feeding of three major pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors in western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Aug 20; 7:383. PMID: 25141947; PMCID: PMC4150967.
    11. Kawada H, Ohashi K, Dida GO, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N. Insecticidal and repellent activities of pyrethroids to the three major pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors in western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2014 May 02; 7:208. PMID: 24885499; PMCID: PMC4017225.
    12. Kihara JH, Kutima HL, Ouma J, Churcher TS, Changoma JM, Mwalisetso MA, French MD, Mwandawiro CS. Urogenital schistosomiasis in women of reproductive age and pregnant mothers in Kwale County, Kenya. J Helminthol. 2015 Jan; 89(1):105-11. PMID: 24103656.
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    13. Mwandawiro CS, Nikolay B, Kihara JH, Ozier O, Mukoko DA, Mwanje MT, Hakobyan A, Pullan RL, Brooker SJ, Njenga SM. Monitoring and evaluating the impact of national school-based deworming in Kenya: study design and baseline results. Parasit Vectors. 2013 Jul 05; 6:198. PMID: 23829767; PMCID: PMC3723516.
    14. Diawara A, Halpenny CM, Churcher TS, Mwandawiro C, Kihara J, Kaplan RM, Streit TG, Idaghdour Y, Scott ME, Basáñez MG, Prichard RK. Association between response to albendazole treatment and ß-tubulin genotype frequencies in soil-transmitted helminths. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(5):e2247. PMID: 23738029; PMCID: PMC3667785.
    15. Itokawa K, Komagata O, Kasai S, Kawada H, Mwatele C, Dida GO, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Tomita T. Global spread and genetic variants of the two CYP9M10 haplotype forms associated with insecticide resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Heredity (Edinb). 2013 Sep; 111(3):216-26. PMID: 23632895; PMCID: PMC3746819.
    16. Pullan RL, Gitonga C, Mwandawiro C, Snow RW, Brooker SJ. Estimating the relative contribution of parasitic infections and nutrition for anaemia among school-aged children in Kenya: a subnational geostatistical analysis. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(2). PMID: 23435794; PMCID: PMC3586185.
    17. Sturrock HJ, Pullan RL, Kihara JH, Mwandawiro C, Brooker SJ. The use of bivariate spatial modeling of questionnaire and parasitology data to predict the distribution of Schistosoma haematobium in Coastal Kenya. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(1):e2016. PMID: 23359829; PMCID: PMC3554572.
    18. Kawada H, Dida GO, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N. Reconsideration of Anopheles rivulorum as a vector of Plasmodium falciparum in western Kenya: some evidence from biting time, blood preference, sporozoite positive rate, and pyrethroid resistance. Parasit Vectors. 2012 Oct 10; 5:230. PMID: 23050856; PMCID: PMC3485129.
    19. Kawada H, Dida GO, Ohashi K, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N, Takagi M. Preliminary evaluation of insecticide-impregnated ceiling nets with coarse mesh size as a barrier against the invasion of malaria vectors. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2012; 65(3):243-6. PMID: 22627307.
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    20. Njenga SM, Mwandawiro CS, Muniu E, Mwanje MT, Haji FM, Bockarie MJ. Adult population as potential reservoir of NTD infections in rural villages of Kwale district, Coastal Kenya: implications for preventive chemotherapy interventions policy. Parasit Vectors. 2011 Sep 14; 4:175. PMID: 21917166; PMCID: PMC3212820.
    21. Kawada H, Futami K, Komagata O, Kasai S, Tomita T, Sonye G, Mwatele C, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N, Takagi M. Distribution of a knockdown resistance mutation (L1014S) in Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis in western and southern Kenya. PLoS One. 2011; 6(9):e24323. PMID: 21931682; PMCID: PMC3170322.
    22. Kawada H, Dida GO, Ohashi K, Komagata O, Kasai S, Tomita T, Sonye G, Maekawa Y, Mwatele C, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N, Takagi M. Multimodal pyrethroid resistance in malaria vectors, Anopheles gambiae s.s., Anopheles arabiensis, and Anopheles funestus s.s. in western Kenya. PLoS One. 2011; 6(8):e22574. PMID: 21853038; PMCID: PMC3154902.
    23. Kihara J, Mwandawiro C, Waweru B, Gitonga CW, Brooker S. Preparing for national school-based deworming in Kenya: the validation and large-scale distribution of school questionnaires with urinary schistosomiasis. Trop Med Int Health. 2011 Oct; 16(10):1326-33. PMID: 21767334; PMCID: PMC3558801.
    24. Njenga SM, Mwandawiro CS, Wamae CN, Mukoko DA, Omar AA, Shimada M, Bockarie MJ, Molyneux DH. Sustained reduction in prevalence of lymphatic filariasis infection in spite of missed rounds of mass drug administration in an area under mosquito nets for malaria control. Parasit Vectors. 2011 May 25; 4:90. PMID: 21612649; PMCID: PMC3125382.
    25. Pullan RL, Gething PW, Smith JL, Mwandawiro CS, Sturrock HJ, Gitonga CW, Hay SI, Brooker S. Spatial modelling of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Kenya: a disease control planning tool. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Feb 08; 5(2):e958. PMID: 21347451; PMCID: PMC3035671.
    26. Kasili S, Kutima H, Mwandawiro C, Ngumbi PM, Anjili CO, Enayati AA. Laboratory and semi-field evaluation of long-lasting insecticidal nets against leishmaniasis vector, Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus) duboscqi in Kenya. J Vector Borne Dis. 2010 Mar; 47(1):1-10. PMID: 20231767.
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    27. Kasili S, Kutima H, Mwandawiro C, Ngumbi PM, Anjili CO. Comparative attractiveness of CO(2)-baited CDC light traps and animal baits to Phlebotomus duboscqi sandflies. J Vector Borne Dis. 2009 Sep; 46(3):191-6. PMID: 19724082.
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    28. Kaburi JC, Githuto JN, Muthami L, Ngure PK, Mueke JM, Mwandawiro CS. Effects of long-lasting insecticidal nets and zooprophylaxis on mosquito feeding behaviour and density in Mwea, central Kenya. J Vector Borne Dis. 2009 Sep; 46(3):184-90. PMID: 19724081.
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    29. Brooker S, Kabatereine NB, Smith JL, Mupfasoni D, Mwanje MT, Ndayishimiye O, Lwambo NJ, Mbotha D, Karanja P, Mwandawiro C, Muchiri E, Clements AC, Bundy DA, Snow RW. An updated atlas of human helminth infections: the example of East Africa. Int J Health Geogr. 2009 Jul 09; 8:42. PMID: 19589144; PMCID: PMC2714505.
    30. Okech BA, Mwobobia IK, Kamau A, Muiruri S, Mutiso N, Nyambura J, Mwatele C, Amano T, Mwandawiro CS. Use of integrated malaria management reduces malaria in Kenya. PLoS One. 2008; 3(12):e4050. PMID: 19115000; PMCID: PMC2603594.
    31. Njenga SM, Wamae CN, Njomo DW, Mwandawiro CS, Molyneux DH. Impact of two rounds of mass treatment with diethylcarbamazine plus albendazole on Wuchereria bancrofti infection and the sensitivity of immunochromatographic test in Malindi, Kenya. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Oct; 102(10):1017-24. PMID: 18550135.
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    32. Kihara JH, Muhoho N, Njomo D, Mwobobia IK, Josyline K, Mitsui Y, Awazawa T, Amano T, Mwandawiro C. Drug efficacy of praziquantel and albendazole in school children in Mwea Division, Central Province, Kenya. Acta Trop. 2007 Jun; 102(3):165-71. PMID: 17572368.
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    33. Njenga SM, Wamae CN, Mwandawiro CS, Molyneux DH. Immuno-parasitological assessment of bancroftian filariasis in a highly endemic area along the River Sabaki, in Malindi district, Kenya. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Mar; 101(2):161-72. PMID: 17316502.
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    34. Lutomiah JJ, Mwandawiro C, Magambo J, Sang RC. Infection and vertical transmission of Kamiti river virus in laboratory bred Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. J Insect Sci. 2007; 7:1-7. PMID: 20337552; PMCID: PMC2999455.
    35. Njenga SM, Wamae CN, Njomo DW, Mwandawiro CS, Molyneux DH. Chronic clinical manifestations related to Wuchereria bancrofti infection in a highly endemic area in Kenya. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007 May; 101(5):439-44. PMID: 17145069.
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    36. Muturi EJ, Mbogo CM, Ng'ang'a ZW, Kabiru EW, Mwandawiro C, Novak RJ, Beier JC. Relationship between malaria and filariasis transmission indices in an endemic area along the Kenyan Coast. J Vector Borne Dis. 2006 Jun; 43(2):77-83. PMID: 16967820; PMCID: PMC2673496.
    37. Muturi EJ, Mbogo CM, Mwangangi JM, Ng'ang'a ZW, Kabiru EW, Mwandawiro C, Beier JC. Concomitant infections of Plasmodium falciparum and Wuchereria bancrofti on the Kenyan coast. Filaria J. 2006 May 24; 5:8. PMID: 16723020; PMCID: PMC1513226.
    38. Mwandawiro CS. The role of ESACIPAC as a regional centre to coordinate parasite control. Afr J Health Sci. 2004 Jul-Dec; 11(3-4):i. PMID: 17298122.
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    39. Dieng H, Mwandawiro C, Boots M, Morales R, Satho T, Tuno N, Tsuda Y, Takagi M. Leaf litter decay process and the growth performance of Aedes albopictus larvae (Diptera: Culicidae). J Vector Ecol. 2002 Jun; 27(1):31-8. PMID: 12125870.
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    40. Wamae CN, Mwandawiro C, Wambayi E, Njenga S, Kiliku F. Lymphatic filariasis in kenya since 1910, and the prospects for its elimination: a review. East Afr Med J. 2001 Nov; 78(11):595-603. PMID: 12219966.
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    41. Mwandawiro C, Boots M, Tuno N, Suwonkerd W, Tsuda Y, Takagi M. Heterogeneity in the host preference of Japanese encephalitis vectors in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 May-Jun; 94(3):238-42. PMID: 10974986.
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    42. Mwandawiro CS, Fujimaki Y, Mitsui Y, Katsivo M. Mosquito vectors of bancroftian filariasis in Kwale District, Kenya. East Afr Med J. 1997 May; 74(5):288-93. PMID: 9337005.
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