- Geary J, Lovato R, Wanji S, Guderian R, O Neill M, Specht S, et al. A histochemical study of the Nras/let-60 activity in filarial nematodes. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:353 pubmed publisher..Nras/let60 appears to be a useful biomarker for assessing the health of filariae. ..
- Wanji S, Kengne Ouafo J, Esum M, Chounna P, Adzemye B, Eyong J, et al. Relationship between oral declaration on adherence to ivermectin treatment and parasitological indicators of onchocerciasis in an area of persistent transmission despite a decade of mass drug administration in Cameroon. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:667 pubmed publisher..The findings are discussed in the context of challenges for the elimination of onchocerciasis in this rain forest area. ..
- Wanji S, Amvongo Adjia N, Njouendou A, Kengne Ouafo J, Ndongmo W, Fombad F, et al. Further evidence of the cross-reactivity of the Binax NOW® Filariasis ICT cards to non-Wuchereria bancrofti filariae: experimental studies with Loa loa and Onchocerca ochengi. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:267 pubmed publisher..The cross-reactivity of the ICT card to these non-W. bancrofti filariae poses some doubts to the reliability and validity of the current map of LF of Central Africa that was generated using this diagnostic tool. ..
- Wanji S, Tayong D, Layland L, Datchoua Poutcheu F, Ndongmo W, Kengne Ouafo J, et al. Update on the distribution of Mansonella perstans in the southern part of Cameroon: influence of ecological factors and mass drug administration with ivermectin. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:311 pubmed publisher..perstans on host immune response to vaccination and co-infection with other pathogens such as Mycobacterium spp. and Plasmodium spp. in areas of contrasting endemicities. ..
- Wanji S, Kengne Ouafo J, Datchoua Poutcheu F, Njouendou A, Tayong D, Sofeu Feugaing D, et al. Detecting and staging podoconiosis cases in North West Cameroon: positive predictive value of clinical screening of patients by community health workers and researchers. BMC Public Health. 2016;16:997 pubmed publisher..However, to improve their effectiveness and accuracy, more training, supervision and support are required. More emphasis must be given in identifying early clinical stages and in health districts with relatively lower PPVs. ..
- Fokam E, Kindzeka G, Ngimuh L, Dzi K, Wanji S. Determination of the predictive factors of long-lasting insecticide-treated net ownership and utilisation in the Bamenda Health District of Cameroon. BMC Public Health. 2017;17:263 pubmed publisher..These factors may be relevant for policy makers and in decision making for the intensification of campaign strategies to ensure more effective subsequent distribution campaigns in the BHD and beyond. ..
- Wanji S, Akotshi D, Mutro M, Tepage F, Ukety T, Diggle P, et al. Validation of the rapid assessment procedure for loiasis (RAPLOA) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:25 pubmed publisher..The present study was designed to validate RAPLOA in two regions in the North East and South West of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
- Wanji S, Tendongfor N, Esum M, Atanga S, Enyong P. Heterogeneity in the prevalence and intensity of loiasis in five contrasting bioecological zones in Cameroon. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2003;97:183-7 pubmed..loa. These results will be valuable for the prediction of loiasis endemicity in different ecological zones of Central Africa and for the refinement of the existing geographical model for the mapping of loiasis...
- Wanji S, Tendongfor N, Esum M, Enyong P. Chrysops silacea biting densities and transmission potential in an endemic area of human loiasis in south-west Cameroon. Trop Med Int Health. 2002;7:371-7 pubmed..loa in the area. A total of 20.37% of the people examined for blood microfilariae were positive. These results suggest that the study area is an active focus of loiasis transmission...
- Wanji S, Tanke T, Atanga S, Ajonina C, Nicholas T, Fontenille D. Anopheles species of the mount Cameroon region: biting habits, feeding behaviour and entomological inoculation rates. Trop Med Int Health. 2003;8:643-9 pubmed..No malaria vector was caught at 1200 m a.s.l. The mount Cameroon region should be considered an area of high malaria transmission intensity. ..