Michael J Mahande

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Optimization of odour-baited resting boxes for sampling malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis Patton, in arid and highland areas of Africa
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vectors Control, Mosquito Section, P, O, Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 3:75. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of option B highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in pregnant HIV women
    Erastus K Ngemu
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Ngaramtoni, Off Nairobi Road, PO Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:52. 2014
  3. pmc A first report of Anopheles funestus sibling species in western Kenya highlands
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Health Disease Vector Control, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:158-61. 2013
  4. pmc Response of Anopheles gambiae s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) to larval habitat age in western Kenya highlands
    Stephen Munga
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 6:13. 2013
  5. pmc Anopheline larval habitats seasonality and species distribution: a prerequisite for effective targeted larval habitats control programmes
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 7:e52084. 2012
  6. pmc Toxicity of essential oil from Indian borage on the larvae of the African malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Ngaramtoni, Off Nairobi Road, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:277. 2012
  7. pmc Protective efficacy of menthol propylene glycol carbonate compared to N, N-diethyl-methylbenzamide against mosquito bites in Northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:189. 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Pattern of malaria transmission along the Rahad River basin, Eastern Sudan
    Yousif E Himeidan
    Entomology Unit, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Kassala, New Halfa, Sudan
    Parasit Vectors 4:109. 2011

Collaborators

  • S M Magesa
  • Stephen Munga
  • Asanterabi Lowassa
  • Humphrey D Mazigo
  • Guofa Zhou
  • Emmanuel A Temu
  • Luna Kamau
  • Ary G Silva
  • Johnson Matowo
  • Ladslaus L Mnyone
  • Yousif E Himeidan
  • Jorg Heukelbach
  • Joseph Myamba
  • Helen Pates
  • Eliningaya J Kweka
  • Aneth M Mahande
  • Guiyun Yan
  • Andrew K Githeko
  • Mramba Nyindo
  • Beda J Mwang'onde
  • Shandala Msangi
  • Franklin Mosha
  • Ming Chieh Lee
  • Ester E Lyatuu
  • Franklin W Mosha
  • Charles P Massenga
  • Thomas M Gilbreath
  • Yaw Afrane
  • Harrysone E Atieli
  • Jovin Kitau
  • Erastus K Ngemu
  • Eliningaya John Kweka
  • Epiphania Kimaro
  • Mgosha P Charles
  • Filemoni Tenu
  • Michael A Mboya
  • E J Kweka
  • Aneth Mahande
  • Christopher Khayeka-Wandabwa
  • Joseph K Choge
  • Elijah Oyoo-Okoth
  • Edward Anino
  • Jonathan R Matias
  • Amruta Dixit
  • Venugopalan Venkatesalu
  • Annadurai Senthilkumar
  • Leila B Beilhe
  • Araceli Q Adrias
  • Epiphania E Kimaro
  • Eunice A Owino
  • Isaac Mwanzo
  • Dionis Rwegoshora
  • Theophil R Rwegoshora
  • Karen McKenzie
  • Hassan M Nkya
  • Longin R Barongo
  • Seif Shekalaghe
  • W M M Nkya
  • Watoky M M Nkya
  • S B Mwakalinga
  • Rajabu Mndeme
  • Stephen B Mwakalinga
  • A M Mahande
  • Grace Chuwa
  • C Assenga
  • E E Lyatuu
  • E Nyale
  • F W Mosha
  • Charles Assenga
  • Emmanuel Feston
  • Edwin M Nyale
  • Johnson M Mahande
  • Eliningaya Kweka
  • Johnson Mahande

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Optimization of odour-baited resting boxes for sampling malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis Patton, in arid and highland areas of Africa
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vectors Control, Mosquito Section, P, O, Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 3:75. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  2. doi request reprint Effectiveness of option B highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) in pregnant HIV women
    Erastus K Ngemu
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Ngaramtoni, Off Nairobi Road, PO Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 7:52. 2014
    ..Absolute pre-HAART and post-HAART CD4 counts and viral loads counts were determined. Comparison of the CD4 counts and viral loads before and after administration of HAART were done using Wilcoxon's Matched Pairs Signed-Ranks Test...
  3. pmc A first report of Anopheles funestus sibling species in western Kenya highlands
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Health Disease Vector Control, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 1578, Kisumu, Kenya Electronic address
    Acta Trop 128:158-61. 2013
    ..funestus complex in western Kenya highlands. However, there is need for further studies to evaluate the dynamics of the adults and sporozoite infectivity rates throughout the region based on these findings. ..
  4. pmc Response of Anopheles gambiae s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) to larval habitat age in western Kenya highlands
    Stephen Munga
    Centre for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 6:13. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined the effect of larval habitat age on productivity, larval survival and oviposition preference of Anopheles gambiae...
  5. pmc Anopheline larval habitats seasonality and species distribution: a prerequisite for effective targeted larval habitats control programmes
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Climate and Human Health Research Unit, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kisumu, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 7:e52084. 2012
    ..This study investigated larval habitat succession and ecological parameters which influence larval abundance in malaria epidemic prone areas of western Kenya...
  6. pmc Toxicity of essential oil from Indian borage on the larvae of the African malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Ngaramtoni, Off Nairobi Road, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:277. 2012
    ..gambiae s.s laboratory colony and An. gambiae s.l of wild populations were assayed and the larval mortality was observed at 12, 24 and 48 h after exposure period with the concentrations of 3.125, 6.25, 12.5, 25, 50 and 100 ppm...
  7. pmc Protective efficacy of menthol propylene glycol carbonate compared to N, N-diethyl-methylbenzamide against mosquito bites in Northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:189. 2012
    ..l and Culex quinquefasciatus...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Pattern of malaria transmission along the Rahad River basin, Eastern Sudan
    Yousif E Himeidan
    Entomology Unit, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Kassala, New Halfa, Sudan
    Parasit Vectors 4:109. 2011
    ..However, very little information is available regarding malaria transmission dynamics along the seasonal river's basin. Such information is required for the design of effective vector control strategies...
  11. pmc Co-infections with Plasmodium falciparum, Schistosoma mansoni and intestinal helminths among schoolchildren in endemic areas of northwestern Tanzania
    Humphrey D Mazigo
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 3:44. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Role of cattle treated with deltamethrine in areas with a high population of Anopheles arabiensis in Moshi, Northern Tanzania
    Aneth M Mahande
    KCM College of Tumaini University, Moshi, Tanzania
    Malar J 6:109. 2007
    ..This manuscript reports on the entomological evaluation of the impact of pyrethroid-treated cattle in reducing the population of the Anopheles arabiensis for selected houses in the Lower Moshi irrigation scheme...
  13. pmc Feeding and resting behaviour of malaria vector, Anopheles arabiensis with reference to zooprophylaxis
    Aneth Mahande
    KCM College of Tumaini University, Moshi, Tanzania
    Malar J 6:100. 2007
    ..The feeding preference behaviour of Anopheline mosquitoes was evaluated in odour-baited entry trap (OBET)...
  14. pmc Confirmed malaria cases among children under five with fever and history of fever in rural western Tanzania
    Humphrey D Mazigo
    Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences, P, O, Box 1464, Mwanza, Tanzania
    BMC Res Notes 4:359. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc Evaluation of uptake and attitude to voluntary counseling and testing among health care professional students in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
    Mgosha P Charles
    Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, National AIDS Control Programme division, PO Box 11857, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Public Health 9:128. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the acceptability of VCT and its actual uptake among young health care professional students at KCM College of Tumaini University and Allied health schools...
  16. pmc Evaluation of two methods of estimating larval habitat productivity 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 4:110. 2011
    ..The main objective of this study was to evaluate two methods of estimating larval habitat productivity in the western Kenyan highlands, the aerial sampler and the emergence trap...
  17. pmc Mosquito abundance, bed net coverage and other factors associated with variations in sporozoite infectivity rates in four villages of rural Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vector Control, P O Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:59. 2008
    ..Sporozoite infectivity rates, mosquito host blood meal source, bed net coverage and mosquito abundance were assessed in this study...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vector species composition and malaria infectivity rates in Mkuzi, Muheza District, north-eastern Tanzania
    E J Kweka
    Joint Malaria Programme, P O Box 2228, Moshi, Tanzania
    Tanzan J Health Res 10:46-9. 2008
    ..gambiae s.s. and An. funestus s.s. More studies are needed to identify the seasonal variation of species composition and transmission dynamics in this village...
  19. pmc Ethnobotanical study of some of mosquito repellent plants in north-eastern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vectors Control, P, O, Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Malar J 7:152. 2008
    ..The essential oils of Ocimum suave and Ocimum kilimandscharicum were evaluated against malaria vectors in north-eastern Tanzania...
  20. pmc Longitudinal evaluation of Ocimum and other plants effects on the feeding behavioral response of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the field in Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vector Control, P, O, Box 3024, Arusha Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 1:42. 2008
    ..Also, the protective effect of fumigation by burning of repellent plants; Ocimum suave, Ocimum kilimandscharicum, Azadirachta indica, Eucalyptus globules and Lantana camara were tested in experimental huts and selected local houses...
  21. pmc A resting box for outdoor sampling of adult Anopheles arabiensis in rice irrigation schemes of lower Moshi, northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Arusha, Tanzania
    Malar J 8:82. 2009
    ..In this study, human landing catch, two cow odour baited resting boxes and an unbaited resting box were evaluated as vector sampling tools in an area with a high proportion of Anopheles arabiensis, as the major malaria vector...
  22. pmc Comparative evaluation of four mosquitoes sampling methods in rice irrigation schemes of lower Moshi, northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vector Control, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania
    Malar J 8:149. 2009
    ..It was the objective of this study to evaluate four sampling techniques, namely human landing catch, pit shelter, indoor resting collection and odour-baited entry trap...
  23. pmc The role of cow urine in the oviposition site preference of culicine and Anopheles mosquitoes
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vectors Control, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 4:184. 2011
    ..This study, however, was aimed at seasonal evaluation of the efficiency of cow urine in producing oviposition cues to Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Culex quinquefasciatus in both laboratory and field conditions...
  24. pmc Durability associated efficacy of long-lasting insecticidal nets after five years of household use
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Diseases Vector Control, Mosquito Section, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 4:156. 2011
    ..This study evaluated the durability, efficacy and retention of PermaNet® 2.0 after five years of use in a Tanzanian community...
  25. pmc Insecticidal activity of the essential oil from fruits and seeds of Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi against African malaria vectors
    Eliningaya J Kweka
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vectors Control, Mosquitoes Section, POBox 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 4:129. 2011
    ..In this study, mosquitocidal activity of Schinus terebinthifolia essential oil against Anopheles gambiae s.s., An. arabiensis and Culex quinquefasciatus was assessed in laboratory, semi- field and full- field conditions..
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Social economic factors and malaria transmission in Lower Moshi, northern Tanzania
    Asanterabi Lowassa
    Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute, P O Box 661, Arusha, Tanzania
    Parasit Vectors 5:129. 2012
    ....
  28. pmc Is aging raw cattle urine efficient for sampling Anopheles arabiensis Patton?
    Aneth M Mahande
    Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vector Control, Mosquito Section, P, O, Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    BMC Infect Dis 10:172. 2010
    ..As a part of that, we evaluated the efficiency of resting boxes baited with fresh and aging cattle urine for indoor and outdoor sampling of An. arabiensis in the lower Moshi rice irrigation schemes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low sensitivity of ParaHIT-f rapid malaria test among patients with fever in rural health centers, Northern Tanzania
    Eliningaya John Kweka
    Division of Livestock and Human Disease Vectors Control, Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, PO Box 3024, Arusha, Tanzania
    J Infect Dev Ctries 5:204-8. 2011
    ..However, diagnostic accuracy varies widely. The present study was conducted to evaluate a cheaply and easily available rapid diagnostic malaria test (ParaHIT-f) in rural Tanzania...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of Mosquito Magnet Liberty Plus trap on the human mosquito biting rate under semi-field conditions
    Jovin Kitau
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College of Tumaini University, PO Box 2240, Moshi, Tanzania
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 26:287-94. 2010
    ..Further work is required to investigate how this push-pull system would work in a field environment...