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Professor Wimaladharma Abeyewickreme

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    1. Denipitiya DT, Chandrasekharan NV, Abeyewickreme W, Hartskeerl CM, Hartskeerl RA, Jiffrey AM, Hapugoda MD. Application of a real time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assay for the early diagnosis of human leptospirosis in Sri Lanka. Biologicals. 2016 Nov; 44(6):497-502. PMID: 27707560.
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    2. Gunathilaka N, Abeyewickreme W, Hapugoda M, Wickremasinghe R. Species Composition and Diversity of Malaria Vector Breeding Habitats in Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:823810. PMID: 26583136; PMCID: PMC4637067.
    3. Gunathilaka N, Hapugoda M, Abeyewickreme W, Wickremasinghe R. Entomological investigations on malaria vectors in some war-torn areas in the trincomalee district of sri lanka after settlement of 30-year civil disturbance. Malar Res Treat. 2015; 2015:367635. PMID: 25789195; PMCID: PMC4350625.
    4. Gunathilaka N, Fernando T, Hapugoda M, Abeyewickreme W, Wickremasinghe R. Revised morphological identification key to the larval anopheline (Diptera: Culicidae) of Sri Lanka. Asian Pac J Trop Biomed. 2014 May; 4(Suppl 1):S222-7. PMID: 25183086; PMCID: PMC4025271.
    5. Gunathilaka N, Fernando T, Hapugoda M, Wickremasinghe R, Wijeyerathne P, Abeyewickreme W. Anopheles culicifacies breeding in polluted water bodies in Trincomalee District of Sri Lanka. Malar J. 2013 Aug 19; 12:285. PMID: 23958454; PMCID: PMC3765073.
    6. Wai KT, Arunachalam N, Tana S, Espino F, Kittayapong P, Abeyewickreme W, Hapangama D, Tyagi BK, Htun PT, Koyadun S, Kroeger A, Sommerfeld J, Petzold M. Estimating dengue vector abundance in the wet and dry season: implications for targeted vector control in urban and peri-urban Asia. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Dec; 106(8):436-45. PMID: 23318235; PMCID: PMC3541889.
    7. Abeyewickreme W, Wickremasinghe AR, Karunatilake K, Sommerfeld J, Axel K. Community mobilization and household level waste management for dengue vector control in Gampaha district of Sri Lanka; an intervention study. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Dec; 106(8):479-87. PMID: 23318240; PMCID: PMC3541909.
    8. Wijegunawardana ND, Gunawardene YI, Manamperi A, Senarathne H, Abeyewickreme W. Geographic information system (GIS) mapping of lymphatic filariasis endemic areas of Gampaha District, Sri Lanka based on epidemiological and entomological screening. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2012 May; 43(3):557-66. PMID: 23077834.
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    9. Manamperi A, Gunawardene NS, Wellawatta C, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva HJ. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotypes in a group of Sri Lankan patients with chronic infection. Trop Biomed. 2011 Aug; 28(2):320-4. PMID: 22041751.
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    10. Manamperi A, Nugawela P, Gunawardene NS, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva J. RNA positivity rates among anti-HCV reactive blood donors in Sri Lanka: a preliminary study. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2010 Jul-Sep; 28(3):264-5. PMID: 20644323.
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    11. Arunachalam N, Tana S, Espino F, Kittayapong P, Abeyewickreme W, Wai KT, Tyagi BK, Kroeger A, Sommerfeld J, Petzold M. Eco-bio-social determinants of dengue vector breeding: a multicountry study in urban and periurban Asia. Bull World Health Organ. 2010 Mar; 88(3):173-84. PMID: 20428384; PMCID: PMC2828788.
    12. Hapugoda MD, de Silva NR, Khan B, Damsiri Dayanath MY, Gunesena S, Prithimala LD, Abeyewickreme W. A comparative retrospective study of RT-PCR-based liquid hybridization assay for early, definitive diagnosis of dengue. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Apr; 104(4):279-82. PMID: 20116813.
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    13. Hapuarachchi HC, Bandara KB, Sumanadasa SD, Hapugoda MD, Lai YL, Lee KS, Tan LK, Lin RT, Ng LF, Bucht G, Abeyewickreme W, Ng LC. Re-emergence of Chikungunya virus in South-east Asia: virological evidence from Sri Lanka and Singapore. J Gen Virol. 2010 Apr; 91(Pt 4):1067-76. PMID: 19955565.
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    14. Manamperi A, Hapuarachchi C, Gunawardene NS, Bandara A, Dayanath D, Abeyewickreme W. STR polymorphisms in Sri Lanka: evaluation of forensic utility in identification of individuals and parentage testing. Ceylon Med J. 2009 Sep; 54(3):85-9. PMID: 19999788.
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    15. Hapuarachchi HC, Abeysundara S, Dayanath MY, Manamperi A, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva NR. Molecular markers of chloroquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in Sri Lanka: frequency before revision of the antimalarial drug policy. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2009 Jun; 103(4):351-6. PMID: 19508753.
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    16. Hapuarachchi HA, Bandara KB, Hapugoda MD, Williams S, Abeyewickreme W. Laboratory confirmation of dengue and chikungunya co-infection. Ceylon Med J. 2008 Sep; 53(3):104-5. PMID: 18982804.
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    17. Hapuarachchi HA, Gunawardane NK, Senevirathne MP, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva NR. A case of imported malaria: the first report of a Plasmodium malariae infection in Sri Lanka after 37 years. Ceylon Med J. 2008 Jun; 53(2):53-4. PMID: 18678123.
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    18. Hapugoda MD, Batra G, Abeyewickreme W, Swaminathan S, Khanna N. Single antigen detects both immunoglobulin M (IgM) and IgG antibodies elicited by all four dengue virus serotypes. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2007 Nov; 14(11):1505-14. PMID: 17898184; PMCID: PMC2168164.
    19. Hapuarachchi HC, Dayanath MY, Bandara KB, Abeysundara S, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva NR, Hunt SY, Sibley CH. Point mutations in the dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase genes of Plasmodium falciparum and resistance to sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine in Sri Lanka. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2006 Feb; 74(2):198-204. PMID: 16474070.
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    20. Poon LL, Wong BW, Ma EH, Chan KH, Chow LM, Abeyewickreme W, Tangpukdee N, Yuen KY, Guan Y, Looareesuwan S, Peiris JS. Sensitive and inexpensive molecular test for falciparum malaria: detecting Plasmodium falciparum DNA directly from heat-treated blood by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Clin Chem. 2006 Feb; 52(2):303-6. PMID: 16339303.
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    21. Hapuarachchi HA, Dayanath MY, Abeysundara S, Bandara KB, Abeyewickreme W, de Silva NR. Chloroquine resistant falciparum malaria among security forces personnel in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 2004 Jun; 49(2):47-51. PMID: 15334798.
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    22. Gunesekera MB, Hapugoda MD, Gunasena S, Subasinghe SA, Bandara KB, Khan BK, Abeyewickreme W. A novel reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction based-liquid hybridisation (RT-PCR-LH) assay for early diagnosis of dengue infection. Ceylon Med J. 2003 Mar; 48(1):17-22. PMID: 12795015.
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    23. Premaratna R, Chandrasena TG, Abeyewickreme W, Chandrasena LG, Senarath S, de Silva NR, de Silva HJ. Red blood cell antioxidant levels in Wuchereria bancrofti infection. Exp Parasitol. 2002 Oct; 102(2):81-8. PMID: 12706743.
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    24. de Silva N, Abeyewickreme W, Chandrasena TG. Sleeping sickness and teaching of medical students. Ceylon Med J. 2000 Mar; 45(1):39; author reply 41. PMID: 11006621.
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    25. De Silva BG, Gunasekera MB, Abeyewickreme W, Abhayawardana TA, Karunanayake EH. Screening of Anopheles culicifacies population of Sri Lanka for sibling species A. Indian J Malariol. 1998 Mar; 35(1):1-7. PMID: 10319555.
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    26. Wariyapola D, Goonesinghe N, Priyamanna TH, Fonseka C, Ismail MM, Abeyewickreme W, Dissanaike AS. Second case of ocular parastrongyliasis from Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Jan-Feb; 92(1):64-5. PMID: 9692155.
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    27. Dissanaike AS, Abeyewickreme W, Wijesundera MD, Weerasooriya MV, Ismail MM. Human dirofilariasis caused by Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) repens in Sri Lanka. Parassitologia. 1997 Dec; 39(4):375-82. PMID: 9802095.
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    28. Ismail MM, Weil GJ, Jayasinghe KS, Premaratne UN, Abeyewickreme W, Rajaratnam HN, Sheriff MH, Perera CS, Dissanaike AS. Prolonged clearance of microfilaraemia in patients with bancroftian filariasis after multiple high doses of ivermectin or diethylcarbamazine. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1996 Nov-Dec; 90(6):684-8. PMID: 9015519.
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    29. Siridewa K, Karunanayake EH, Chandrasekharan NV, Abeyewickreme W, Franzen L, Aslund L, Pettersson U. Cloning and characterization of a repetitive DNA sequence specific for Wuchereria bancrofti. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 1994 Oct; 51(4):495-500. PMID: 7943578.
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    30. Chandrasekharan NV, Karunanayake EH, Franzen L, Abeyewickreme W, Pettersson U. Dirofilaria repens: cloning and characterization of a repeated DNA sequence for the diagnosis of dirofilariasis in dogs, Canis familiaris. Exp Parasitol. 1994 May; 78(3):279-86. PMID: 8162959.
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    31. Durette-Desset MC, Chabaud AG, Cassim MH, Ismail MM, Premaratne UN, Abeyewickreme W, Dissanaike AS. On an infection of a human eye with Parastrongylus (= Angiostrongylus) sp. in Sri Lanka. J Helminthol. 1993 Mar; 67(1):69-72. PMID: 8509620.
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    32. Dissanaike AS, Premaratne UN, Hettiarachchi S, Weerasooriya M, Abeyewickreme W, Ismail MM. Human infection with Dirofilaria (Nochtiella) repens in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Med J. 1993 Mar; 38(1):22-4. PMID: 8477486.
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    33. Abeyewickreme W, Wanniarachchi P. Anopheles (Cellia) jamesii: a potential natural vector of bancroftian filariasis in Sri Lanka. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1991 Sep-Oct; 85(5):644. PMID: 1780997.
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    34. Choochote W, Sucharit S, Abeyewickreme W. A note on adaptation of Anopheles annularis Van Der Wulp, Kanchanaburi, Thailand to free mating in a 30 X 30 X 30 cm cage. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1983 Dec; 14(4):559-60. PMID: 6673134.
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    35. Choochote W, Sucharit S, Abeyewickreme W. Experiments in crossing two strains of Anopheles barbirostris van der Wulp 1884 (Diptera: Culicidae) in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 1983 Jun; 14(2):204-9. PMID: 6635759.
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