Tarekegn Abeku

Summary

Affiliation: Malaria Consortium
Country: Uganda

Publications

  1. Abeku T, Helinski M, Kirby M, Kefyalew T, Awano T, Batisso E, et al. Monitoring changes in malaria epidemiology and effectiveness of interventions in Ethiopia and Uganda: Beyond Garki Project baseline survey. Malar J. 2015;14:337 pubmed publisher
    ..Regular monitoring will help to better interpret changes, identify determinants, modify strategies and improve targeting to address transmission heterogeneity. ..
  2. Helinski M, Nuwa A, Protopopoff N, Feldman M, Ojuka P, Oguttu D, et al. Entomological surveillance following a long-lasting insecticidal net universal coverage campaign in Midwestern Uganda. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:458 pubmed publisher
  3. Kristan M, Lines J, Nuwa A, Ntege C, Meek S, Abeku T. Exposure to deltamethrin affects development of Plasmodium falciparum inside wild pyrethroid resistant Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes in Uganda. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:100 pubmed publisher
    ..This mechanism could enable pyrethroid-treated nets to prevent malaria transmission despite increasing vector resistance. ..
  4. Abeku T, Helinski M, Kirby M, Ssekitooleko J, Bass C, Kyomuhangi I, et al. Insecticide resistance patterns in Uganda and the effect of indoor residual spraying with bendiocarb on kdr L1014S frequencies in Anopheles gambiae s.s. Malar J. 2017;16:156 pubmed publisher
    ..This study suggests that using a carbamate insecticide for IRS in areas with high levels of pyrethroid resistance may reduce kdr frequencies in An. gambiae s.s. ..