Rosemary Sang

Summary

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. pmc Tickborne arbovirus surveillance in market livestock, Nairobi, Kenya
    Rosemary Sang
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1074-80. 2006
  2. pmc Rift Valley fever virus epidemic in Kenya, 2006/2007: the entomologic investigations
    Rosemary Sang
    Arbovirology Hemorrhagic Fevers Laboratory, Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:28-37. 2010
  3. pmc Common host-derived chemicals increase catches of disease-transmitting mosquitoes and can improve early warning systems for Rift Valley fever virus
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2007. 2013
  4. pmc Isolation of tick and mosquito-borne arboviruses from ticks sampled from livestock and wild animal hosts in Ijara District, Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    1 Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:637-42. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Abundance, diversity, and distribution of mosquito vectors in selected ecological regions of Kenya: public health implications
    Joel Lutomiah
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Vector Ecol 38:134-42. 2013
  6. pmc Sheep skin odor improves trap captures of mosquito vectors of Rift Valley fever
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1879. 2012
  7. pmc Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using light emitting diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:94. 2012
  8. pmc Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Hyalommid ticks, northeastern Kenya
    Rosemary Sang
    Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1502-5. 2011
  9. pmc An investigation of a major outbreak of Rift Valley fever in Kenya: 2006-2007
    Patrick M Nguku
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, Kenya Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:5-13. 2010
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Ijara District, Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    Department of Human Health, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:727-32. 2012

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Publications11

  1. pmc Tickborne arbovirus surveillance in market livestock, Nairobi, Kenya
    Rosemary Sang
    Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1074-80. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate the potential for tickborne dissemination of endemic and emergent viruses and the relevance of A. gemma in the maintenance of tickborne viruses in this region...
  2. pmc Rift Valley fever virus epidemic in Kenya, 2006/2007: the entomologic investigations
    Rosemary Sang
    Arbovirology Hemorrhagic Fevers Laboratory, Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:28-37. 2010
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  3. pmc Common host-derived chemicals increase catches of disease-transmitting mosquitoes and can improve early warning systems for Rift Valley fever virus
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology ICIPE, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2007. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Isolation of tick and mosquito-borne arboviruses from ticks sampled from livestock and wild animal hosts in Ijara District, Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    1 Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 13:637-42. 2013
    ..These findings provide additional evidence on the potential role of ticks and associated animals in the circulation of diverse arboviruses in northeastern Kenya, including viruses previously known to be essentially mosquito borne...
  5. doi request reprint Abundance, diversity, and distribution of mosquito vectors in selected ecological regions of Kenya: public health implications
    Joel Lutomiah
    Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
    J Vector Ecol 38:134-42. 2013
    ..This calls for comprehensive mapping of vector distribution and abundance for planning focused vector control measures...
  6. pmc Sheep skin odor improves trap captures of mosquito vectors of Rift Valley fever
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1879. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Trapping of Rift Valley Fever (RVF) vectors using light emitting diode (LED) CDC traps in two arboviral disease hot spots in Kenya
    David P Tchouassi
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 5:94. 2012
    ..Therefore, we investigated if LEDs can be effective substitutes for incandescent lamps used in CDC light traps for mosquito surveillance, and if so, determine the best color for attraction of important Rift Valley Fever (RFV) vectors...
  8. pmc Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Hyalommid ticks, northeastern Kenya
    Rosemary Sang
    Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:1502-5. 2011
    ..Of 1,144 pools of 8,600 Hyalomma spp. ticks screened for Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever virus by reverse transcription PCR, 23 pools were infected, demonstrating a potential for human exposure...
  9. pmc An investigation of a major outbreak of Rift Valley fever in Kenya: 2006-2007
    Patrick M Nguku
    Division of Communicable Disease Control, Kenya Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:5-13. 2010
    ..However, there were up to 180,000 infected mildly ill or asymptomatic people within highly affected areas. Soil type data may add specificity to climate-based forecasting models for RVF...
  10. pmc Seroprevalence of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Ijara District, Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    Department of Human Health, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:727-32. 2012
    ..This study confirms human exposure to CCHF virus in Ijara District, Kenya, and identifies several significant risk factors associated with exposure to CCHFV...
  11. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection on Lamu Island, Kenya, October 2004
    Kibet Sergon
    Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program, Nairobi, Kenya
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:333-7. 2008
    ..Vector control strategies are needed to control the spread of this mosquito-borne infection...