Maggy Sikulu

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Publications

  1. pmc Comparative evaluation of the Ifakara tent trap-B, the standardized resting boxes and the human landing catch for sampling malaria vectors and other mosquitoes in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Maggy Sikulu
    Department of Zoology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:197. 2009
  2. pmc Near-infrared spectroscopy as a complementary age grading and species identification tool for African malaria vectors
    Maggy Sikulu
    Griffith Medical Research College, a joint program of Griffith University and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 3:49. 2010
  3. pmc Evaluating RNAlater® as a preservative for using near-infrared spectroscopy to predict Anopheles gambiae age and species
    Maggy Sikulu
    Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    Malar J 10:186. 2011
  4. pmc Window screening, ceilings and closed eaves as sustainable ways to control malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Sheila B Ogoma
    University of Nairobi, School of Biological Sciences, PO Box 30197 00100 GPO Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:221. 2009

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Comparative evaluation of the Ifakara tent trap-B, the standardized resting boxes and the human landing catch for sampling malaria vectors and other mosquitoes in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Maggy Sikulu
    Department of Zoology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:197. 2009
    ..Furthermore, it is a very arduous undertaking that requires intense supervision, which is severely limiting in terms of affordability and sustainability...
  2. pmc Near-infrared spectroscopy as a complementary age grading and species identification tool for African malaria vectors
    Maggy Sikulu
    Griffith Medical Research College, a joint program of Griffith University and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Herston, QLD, 4006, Australia
    Parasit Vectors 3:49. 2010
    ..These findings have importance for monitoring control programmes where reduction in the proportion of older mosquitoes that have the ability to transmit malaria is an important outcome...
  3. pmc Evaluating RNAlater® as a preservative for using near-infrared spectroscopy to predict Anopheles gambiae age and species
    Maggy Sikulu
    Griffith University, QLD, Australia
    Malar J 10:186. 2011
    ..In this study, a sample preservation method (RNAlater(®)) was evaluated for mosquito age and species identification by NIRS against scans of fresh samples...
  4. pmc Window screening, ceilings and closed eaves as sustainable ways to control malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Sheila B Ogoma
    University of Nairobi, School of Biological Sciences, PO Box 30197 00100 GPO Nairobi, Kenya
    Malar J 8:221. 2009
    ..Human preference and investment in blocking of specific entry points for mosquitoes into houses was evaluated and compared with known entry point preferences of the mosquitoes themselves...