Rosemary Sang

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Ticks and tick-borne viruses from livestock hosts in arid and semiarid regions of the eastern and northeastern parts of Kenya
    Joel Lutomiah
    Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 54628, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
    J Med Entomol 51:269-77. 2014
  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 Whole genome phylogenetic investigation of a West Nile virus strain isolated from a tick sampled from livestock in north eastern Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:542. 2014
  5. pmc Vector competence of Aedes aegypti populations from Kilifi and Nairobi for dengue 2 virus and the influence of temperature
    Edith Chepkorir
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, P, O, Box 30772 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:435. 2014
  6. 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
  7. pmc An improved odor bait for monitoring populations of Aedes aegypti-vectors of dengue and chikungunya viruses in Kenya
    Eunice A Owino
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, P O Box 30772 00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
    Parasit Vectors 8:253. 2015
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of selected arboviruses in febrile patients visiting selected health facilities in the lake/river basin areas of Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha, and Tana River, Kenya
    Caroline Tigoi
    1 International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 15:124-32. 2015

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Publications16

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ticks and tick-borne viruses from livestock hosts in arid and semiarid regions of the eastern and northeastern parts of Kenya
    Joel Lutomiah
    Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 54628, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
    J Med Entomol 51:269-77. 2014
    ..The isolation of NRIV from ticks is particularly significant because it is usually known to be a mosquito-borne virus affecting humans...
  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 Whole genome phylogenetic investigation of a West Nile virus strain isolated from a tick sampled from livestock in north eastern Kenya
    Olivia Wesula Lwande
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:542. 2014
    ..Here we report the full genome sequence and phylogenetic investigation of their origin and relation to strains from other regions...
  5. pmc Vector competence of Aedes aegypti populations from Kilifi and Nairobi for dengue 2 virus and the influence of temperature
    Edith Chepkorir
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, P, O, Box 30772 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:435. 2014
    ..This study investigated the vector competence of Ae. aegypti populations from two urban areas, Kilifi (Coast of Kenya) and Nairobi (Central Kenya), for DEN-2 virus and the influence of temperature on the same...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc An improved odor bait for monitoring populations of Aedes aegypti-vectors of dengue and chikungunya viruses in Kenya
    Eunice A Owino
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, P O Box 30772 00100, Nairobi, Kenya, Africa
    Parasit Vectors 8:253. 2015
    ..Here, we describe the development and use of synthetic human odor baits for improved sampling of adult Ae. aegypti, in two dengue and chikungunya fevers endemic areas in Kenya; Kilifi and Busia counties...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
    ....
  10. pmc Seroepidemiology of selected arboviruses in febrile patients visiting selected health facilities in the lake/river basin areas of Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha, and Tana River, Kenya
    Caroline Tigoi
    1 International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 15:124-32. 2015
    ..Changes in climate, ecology, demographic, land-use patterns, and increasing global travel have been linked to an upsurge in arboviral disease. Outbreaks occur periodically followed by persistent low-level circulation...
  11. 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...
  12. 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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  13. pmc Field evaluation of natural human odours and the biogent-synthetic lure in trapping Aedes aegypti, vector of dengue and chikungunya viruses in Kenya
    Eunice A Owino
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, P, O BOX 30772 00100, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 7:451. 2014
    ..aegypti in two different endemic areas of chikungunya and dengue in Kenya - Kilifi and Busia Counties. The chemistry of the volatiles released from human odours and the Biogent (BG)-commercial lure were also compared...
  14. pmc Genome sequence analysis of in vitro and in vivo phenotypes of Bunyamwera and Ngari virus isolates from northern Kenya
    Collins Odhiambo
    Human Health Division, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, Nairobi, Kenya Zoonoses Research Unit, Department Medical Virology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    PLoS ONE 9:e105446. 2014
    ..In this study, we identify natural mutations whose exact role in growth and pathogenesis need to be determined through site directed mutagenesis studies. ..
  15. pmc Blood meal analysis and virus detection in blood-fed mosquitoes collected during the 2006-2007 Rift Valley fever outbreak in Kenya
    Joel Lutomiah
    1 Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 14:656-64. 2014
    ..Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a zoonosis of domestic ruminants in Africa. Blood-fed mosquitoes collected during the 2006-2007 RVF outbreak in Kenya were analyzed to determine the virus infection status and animal source of the blood meals...
  16. 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...