Yaw A Afrane

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Modest additive effects of integrated vector control measures on malaria prevalence and transmission in western Kenya
    Guofa Zhou
    Program in Public Health, University of California Irvine, CA, USA
    Malar J 12:256. 2013
  2. pmc Variation in exposure to Anopheles gambiae salivary gland peptide (gSG6-P1) across different malaria transmission settings in the western Kenya highlands
    Kingsley Badu
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, College of Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Malar J 11:318. 2012
  3. pmc The ecology of mosquitoes in an irrigated vegetable farm in Kumasi, Ghana: abundance, productivity and survivorship
    Yaw A Afrane
    School of Health Sciences, Bondo University College, Bondo, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:233. 2012
  4. pmc Effects of co-habitation between Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Culex quinquefasciatus aquatic stages on life history traits
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:33. 2012
  5. pmc Topography as a modifier of breeding habitats and concurrent vulnerability to malaria risk in the western Kenya highlands
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:241. 2011
  6. pmc Marked variation in MSP-119 antibody responses to malaria in western Kenyan highlands
    Kingsley Badu
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 12:50. 2012
  7. pmc The ecology of Anopheles mosquitoes under climate change: case studies from the effects of deforestation in East African highlands
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1249:204-10. 2012
  8. pmc Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:128. 2011
  9. pmc Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:113. 2011
  10. pmc Alternative splicing of the Anopheles gambiae Dscam gene in diverse Plasmodium falciparum infections
    Paul H Smith
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, EH93JT Edinburgh, UK
    Malar J 10:156. 2011

Collaborators

  • Guiyun Yan
  • Daibin Zhong
  • Guofa Zhou
  • T J Little
  • A K Githeko
  • Eliningaya J Kweka
  • Kingsley Badu
  • Harrysone E Atieli
  • Anne M Vardo-Zalik
  • John Larbi
  • Thomas M Gilbreath
  • Mramba Nyindo
  • Paul H Smith
  • Isaac Mwanzo
  • Ming Chieh Lee
  • Frederick N Baliraine
  • Virginia Ann Stewart
  • Evelina Angov
  • John M Ong'echa
  • Stephen Munga
  • Amruta Dixit
  • Franck Remoue
  • John Ong'echa
  • Joram Siangla
  • Bernard W Lawson
  • John Waitumbi
  • Leila B Beilhe
  • Douglas J Perkins
  • Lisa C Ranford-Cartwright
  • Jonathan M Mwangi
  • Darren J Obbard
  • Dolphine A Amenya
  • Mariangela Bonizzoni
  • David M Menge

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Modest additive effects of integrated vector control measures on malaria prevalence and transmission in western Kenya
    Guofa Zhou
    Program in Public Health, University of California Irvine, CA, USA
    Malar J 12:256. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Variation in exposure to Anopheles gambiae salivary gland peptide (gSG6-P1) across different malaria transmission settings in the western Kenya highlands
    Kingsley Badu
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, College of Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah, University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Malar J 11:318. 2012
    ..The comparison between anti-MSP-1(19) IgG immune responders and non-responders allowed exploring the robustness of the gSG6-P1 peptide as a surveillance tool in an area of decreasing malaria transmission...
  3. pmc The ecology of mosquitoes in an irrigated vegetable farm in Kumasi, Ghana: abundance, productivity and survivorship
    Yaw A Afrane
    School of Health Sciences, Bondo University College, Bondo, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:233. 2012
    ..This study investigated the abundance and productivity of mosquitoes in an irrigated vegetable farm in Kumasi, Ghana...
  4. pmc Effects of co-habitation between Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Culex quinquefasciatus aquatic stages on life history traits
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:33. 2012
    ..gambiae s.s. and Cx. quinquefasciatus on different life history traits of both species under different densities and constant food supply in the habitats of the same size under semi-natural conditions...
  5. pmc Topography as a modifier of breeding habitats and concurrent vulnerability to malaria risk in the western Kenya highlands
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:241. 2011
    ..This study investigated whether the distribution of local spatial malaria vectors and risk of infection with malaria parasites in the highlands is related to topography...
  6. pmc Marked variation in MSP-119 antibody responses to malaria in western Kenyan highlands
    Kingsley Badu
    Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    BMC Infect Dis 12:50. 2012
    ..An improved understanding of the micro-geographic variation in malaria exposure in the highland ecosystems will be relevant in planning effective malaria control...
  7. pmc The ecology of Anopheles mosquitoes under climate change: case studies from the effects of deforestation in East African highlands
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1249:204-10. 2012
    ..These experimental data will be invaluable in facilitating the understanding of the impact of climate change on Anopheles...
  8. pmc Predation efficiency of Anopheles gambiae larvae by aquatic predators in western Kenya highlands
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:128. 2011
    ..In the current study, we examined the predation efficiency of five predators on Anopheles gambiae s.s larvae in 24 hour and semi- field evaluations...
  9. pmc Insecticide-treated net (ITN) ownership, usage, and malaria transmission in the highlands of western Kenya
    Harrysone E Atieli
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, PO Box 1578 40100, Kisumu, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:113. 2011
    ..This study examined ITN ownership and underlying factors for among-household variation in use, and malaria transmission in two highland regions of western Kenya...
  10. pmc Alternative splicing of the Anopheles gambiae Dscam gene in diverse Plasmodium falciparum infections
    Paul H Smith
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, EH93JT Edinburgh, UK
    Malar J 10:156. 2011
    ..g. between bacteria and Plasmodium or between Plasmodium berghei and Plasmodium falciparum). Here, data are presented from the first study of Dscam expression in response to genetic diversity within a parasite species...
  11. pmc A cohort study of Plasmodium falciparum infection dynamics in Western Kenya Highlands
    Frederick N Baliraine
    Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0811, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 10:283. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Molecular epidemiology of drug-resistant malaria in western Kenya highlands
    Daibin Zhong
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    BMC Infect Dis 8:105. 2008
    ..Among the possible factors that may contribute to the highland malaria epidemics, parasite resistance to antimalarials has not been well investigated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Life-table analysis of Anopheles arabiensis in western Kenya highlands: effects of land covers on larval and adult survivorship
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Vector Biology and Control Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:660-6. 2007
    ..arabiensis than to An. gambiae in western Kenya highlands. However, environmental changes such as deforestation and global warming may facilitate the establishment of An. arabiensis populations in the highlands...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of microclimatic changes caused by deforestation on the survivorship and reproductive fitness of Anopheles gambiae in western Kenya highlands
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Vector Biology and Control Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:772-8. 2006
    ..The vectorial capacity of An. gambiae under study was estimated at least 106% and 29% higher in the deforested area than in the forested area in dry and rainy seasons, respectively...
  15. pmc Deforestation and vectorial capacity of Anopheles gambiae Giles mosquitoes in malaria transmission, Kenya
    Yaw A Afrane
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:1533-8. 2008
    ..We showed that deforestation changes microclimates, leading to more rapid sporogonic development of P. falciparum and to a marked increase of malaria risk in the western Kenyan highland...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of microclimatic changes caused by land use and land cover on duration of gonotrophic cycles of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in western Kenya highlands
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Vector Biology and Control Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya
    J Med Entomol 42:974-80. 2005
    ..gambiae mosquitoes...
  17. pmc Utility of health facility-based malaria data for malaria surveillance
    Yaw A Afrane
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 8:e54305. 2013
    ..This study investigated how diagnosis and treatment practices of malaria cases in hospitals affect reliability of hospital malaria data...
  18. pmc Alterations in Plasmodium falciparum genetic structure two years after increased malaria control efforts in western Kenya
    Anne M Vardo-Zalik
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 88:29-36. 2013
    ..In addition, the high level of genetic diversity observed after intervention suggests transmission is still high in each population...