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Dr Sharmini Gunawardena

TitleProfessor
InstitutionFaculty of Medicine, University of Colombo
DepartmentParasitology
AddressSri Lanka
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    1. Irvine MA, Njenga SM, Gunawardena S, Wamae CN, Cano J, Brooker SJ, Hollingsworth TD. Understanding the relationship between prevalence of microfilariae and antigenaemia using a model of lymphatic filariasis infection. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 05; 110(5):317. PMID: 27198217.
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    2. Irvine MA, Njenga SM, Gunawardena S, Njeri Wamae C, Cano J, Brooker SJ, Hollingsworth TD. Understanding the relationship between prevalence of microfilariae and antigenaemia using a model of lymphatic filariasis infection. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2016 02; 110(2):118-24. PMID: 26822604.
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    3. Irvine MA, Reimer LJ, Njenga SM, Gunawardena S, Kelly-Hope L, Bockarie M, Hollingsworth TD. Modelling strategies to break transmission of lymphatic filariasis--aggregation, adherence and vector competence greatly alter elimination. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Oct 22; 8:547. PMID: 26489753.
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    4. Gunawardena S, Karunaweera ND. Advances in genetics and genomics: use and limitations in achieving malaria elimination goals. Pathog Glob Health. 2015 May; 109(3):123-41. PMID: 25943157.
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    5. Gunawardena S, Ferreira MU, Kapilananda GM, Wirth DF, Karunaweera ND. The Sri Lankan paradox: high genetic diversity in Plasmodium vivax populations despite decreasing levels of malaria transmission. Parasitology. 2014 Jun; 141(7):880-90. PMID: 24533989.
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    6. Gunawardena S, Gunawardena NK, Kahathuduwa G, Karunaweera ND, de Silva NR, Ranasinghe UB, Samarasekara SD, Nagodavithana KC, Rao RU, Rebollo MP, Weil GJ. Integrated school-based surveillance for soil-transmitted helminth infections and lymphatic filariasis in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Apr; 90(4):661-6. PMID: 24493672.
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    7. Orjuela-Sánchez P, Karunaweera ND, da Silva-Nunes M, da Silva NS, Scopel KK, Gonçalves RM, Amaratunga C, Sá JM, Socheat D, Fairhust RM, Gunawardena S, Thavakodirasah T, Galapaththy GL, Abeysinghe R, Kawamoto F, Wirth DF, Ferreira MU. Single-nucleotide polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and geographic structure in the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax: prospects for genome-wide association studies. BMC Genet. 2010 Jul 13; 11:65. PMID: 20626846.
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    8. Gunawardena S, Karunaweera ND, Ferreira MU, Phone-Kyaw M, Pollack RJ, Alifrangis M, Rajakaruna RS, Konradsen F, Amerasinghe PH, Schousboe ML, Galappaththy GN, Abeyasinghe RR, Hartl DL, Wirth DF. Geographic structure of Plasmodium vivax: microsatellite analysis of parasite populations from Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Ethiopia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Feb; 82(2):235-42. PMID: 20133999.
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    9. Gunawardena S, Sri Ranganathan S, Fernandopulle R. Pharmacovigilance through consumer feedback (reporting) in the mass treatment of lymphatic filariasis using diethylcarbamazine and albendazole in two districts of Sri Lanka. Trop Med Int Health. 2008 Sep; 13(9):1153-8. PMID: 18631319.
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    10. Gunawardena GS, Ismail MM, Bradley MH, Karunaweera ND. Impact of the 2004 mass drug administration for the control of lymphatic filariasis, in urban and rural areas of the Western province of Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2007 Jun; 101(4):335-41. PMID: 17524248.
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    11. Gunawardena S, Ismail M, Bradley M, Karunaweera N. Factors influencing drug compliance in the mass drug administration programme against filariasis in the Western province of Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2007 May; 101(5):445-53. PMID: 17125809.
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    12. Gunawardena GS, Karunaweera ND, Ismail MM. Effects of climatic, socio-economic and behavioural factors on the transmission of hookworm (Necator americanus) on two low-country plantations in Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2005 Sep; 99(6):601-9. PMID: 16156974.
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    13. Gunawardena GS, Karunaweera ND, Ismail MM. Wet-days: are they better indicators of Ascaris infection levels? J Helminthol. 2004 Dec; 78(4):305-10. PMID: 15575986.
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    14. Gunawardena GS, Karunaweera ND, Ismail MM. Socio-economic and behavioural factors affecting the prevalence of Ascaris infection in a low-country tea plantation in Sri Lanka. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2004 Sep; 98(6):615-21. PMID: 15324467.
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    15. Gallella SD, Gunawardena GS, Karunaweera ND. Bertiella studeri infection: resistance to niclosamide. Ceylon Med J. 2004 Jun; 49(2):65. PMID: 15334804.
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