Desmond H Foley

Summary

Affiliation: Smithsonian Institution
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint SandflyMap: leveraging spatial data on sand fly vector distribution for disease risk assessments
    Desmond H Foley
    Entomology Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Geospat Health 6:S25-30. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution, evolution, and disease importance of species within the Neotropical Anopheles albitarsis Group (Diptera, Culicidae)
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, U S A Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD 20746, U S A
    J Vector Ecol 39:168-81. 2014
  3. pmc Mosquito bisection as a variable in estimates of PCR-derived malaria sporozoite rates
    Desmond H Foley
    Entomology Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Malar J 11:145. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution and ecology of potential malaria vectors in the Republic of Korea
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:680-92. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential distribution of two species in the medically important Anopheles minimus complex (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Desmond H Foley
    Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:852-60. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Insight into global mosquito biogeography from country species records
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:554-67. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Population structure of an island malaria vector
    D H Foley
    Tropical Health Programme, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 20:393-401. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A molecular phylogeny of Anopheles annulipes (Diptera: Culicidae) sensu lato: the most species-rich anopheline complex
    D H Foley
    Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:283-97. 2007
  9. pmc MosquitoMap and the Mal-area calculator: new web tools to relate mosquito species distribution with vector borne disease
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:11. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Importance of the "what," "when," and "where" of mosquito collection events
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:717-22. 2009

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint SandflyMap: leveraging spatial data on sand fly vector distribution for disease risk assessments
    Desmond H Foley
    Entomology Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Geospat Health 6:S25-30. 2012
    ..We discuss the utility of SandflyMap as a focal point to increase collaboration and to explore the nexus between geography and vector-borne disease transmission...
  2. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution, evolution, and disease importance of species within the Neotropical Anopheles albitarsis Group (Diptera, Culicidae)
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, U S A Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD 20746, U S A
    J Vector Ecol 39:168-81. 2014
    ..vivax, and warrant additional studies of the transmission potential of these species. Phylogenetic proximity may be related to malaria vectorial importance within the Albitarsis Group. ..
  3. pmc Mosquito bisection as a variable in estimates of PCR-derived malaria sporozoite rates
    Desmond H Foley
    Entomology Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Malar J 11:145. 2012
    ..This assumption has not been tested with current gold standard PCR assays, and for the variety of conditions that specimens could encounter in the laboratory and field...
  4. ncbi request reprint Geographic distribution and ecology of potential malaria vectors in the Republic of Korea
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:680-92. 2009
    ..Interspecific differences were noted, and characterizing mosquito habitats by ground-based and remote sensing methods is proposed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Potential distribution of two species in the medically important Anopheles minimus complex (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Desmond H Foley
    Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:852-60. 2008
    ..Overall, model predictions offer a synthetic view of the distribution of this species complex across the landscapes of southern and eastern Asia...
  6. ncbi request reprint Insight into global mosquito biogeography from country species records
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:554-67. 2007
    ..Spatial analysis of country species records offers new insight into global patterns of mosquito biodiversity and survey history...
  7. ncbi request reprint Population structure of an island malaria vector
    D H Foley
    Tropical Health Programme, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 20:393-401. 2006
    ..flavirostris population structure. Our results suggest that endemic island malaria vector species need to be considered before any generalizations are made about the population structure of primary and secondary vectors...
  8. ncbi request reprint A molecular phylogeny of Anopheles annulipes (Diptera: Culicidae) sensu lato: the most species-rich anopheline complex
    D H Foley
    Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:283-97. 2007
    ..Our results substantially increase the size of the subgenus Cellia in Australasia, and will assist species-level studies of the Annulipes Complex...
  9. pmc MosquitoMap and the Mal-area calculator: new web tools to relate mosquito species distribution with vector borne disease
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 9:11. 2010
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  10. ncbi request reprint Importance of the "what," "when," and "where" of mosquito collection events
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:717-22. 2009
    ..In particular, we recommend authors lodge voucher specimens and use a GPS set to the WGS84 datum...
  11. pmc Plasmodium-specific molecular assays produce uninterpretable results and non-Plasmodium spp. sequences in field-collected Anopheles vectors
    Genelle F Harrison
    Entomology Branch, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland Public Health Command Region Pacific, Camp Zama, Japan Fifth Medical Detachment, 168th Multifunctional Medical Support Battalion, 65th Medical Brigade, Seoul, South Korea Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongwon Gun, South Korea
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 89:1117-21. 2013
    ..The GDCW/PLAS assay amplified only Plasmodium spp. but also amplified the non-human specific parasite P. berghei from an Anopheles belenrae mosquito. Detection of P. berghei in South Korea is a new finding...
  12. pmc Species composition, larval habitats, seasonal occurrence and distribution of potential malaria vectors and associated species of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) from the Republic of Korea
    Leopoldo M Rueda
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    Malar J 9:55. 2010
    ..Satellite derived normalized difference vegetation index data (NDVI) was also used to study the seasonal abundance patterns of Anopheles mosquitoes...
  13. doi request reprint Synchronous peaks in trap catches of malaria-infected mosquito species at Daeseongdong, a border village between North and South Korea
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Vector Ecol 37:29-36. 2012
    ..Regular surveillance for infected mosquitoes near border areas of the Republic of Korea may provide advance warning of increased malaria risk potential...
  14. ncbi request reprint Validation of ecological niche models for potential malaria vectors in the Republic of Korea
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 26:210-3. 2010
    ..The results emphasize the importance of independent test data for validation and improvement of ENMs, and lend support for the further development of ENMs for predicting the distribution of malaria vectors in the ROK...
  15. pmc Mosquito species composition and Plasmodium vivax infection rates on Baengnyeong-do (island), Republic of Korea
    Desmond H Foley
    Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    Korean J Parasitol 49:313-6. 2011
    ..The results extend our knowledge of the distribution and potential role in malaria transmission of An. kleini, An. lesteri, and An. sinensis, for an area previously considered to be at a low risk for contracting vivax malaria...
  16. ncbi request reprint Anopheles belenrae, a potential vector of Plasmodium vivax in the Republic of Korea
    Leopoldo M Rueda
    Walter Reed Biosystematics Unit, Division of Entomology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 7500, USA
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 26:430-2. 2010
    ..pullus, An. belenrae, and An. sinensis, from Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea (ROK). This study confirmed that An. belenrae was infected by P. vivax, and implicated this species as a potential vector of vivax malaria in the ROK...
  17. pmc The AFHSC-Division of GEIS Operations Predictive Surveillance Program: a multidisciplinary approach for the early detection and response to disease outbreaks
    Clara J Witt
    Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:S10. 2011
    ..S., Africa and Asia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Molecular systematics of the Philippine malaria vector Anopheles flavirostris
    E P Torres
    Tropical Health Program, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 20:44-52. 2006
    ..Variation in the behaviour of An. flavirostris is likely to be intraspecific rather than interspecific in origin...
  19. ncbi request reprint Stream-bank shade and larval distribution of the Philippine malaria vector Anopheles flavirostris
    D H Foley
    Tropical Health Program, Department of Zoology and Entomology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 16:347-55. 2002
    ..flavirostris, they do not explain it completely. Until more is known about the bionomics of this vector and the efficacy and environmental effects of stream-clearing, we recommend caution in the use of this larval control method...
  20. doi request reprint Mosquitoes of eastern Amazonian Ecuador: biodiversity, bionomics and barcodes
    Yvonne Marie Linton
    Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Entomology Branch, USA, Silver SpringMD, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Entomology Branch, Silver Spring, MD, USA
    Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 108:100-9. 2013
    ..Associated bionomics of all species collected are discussed. An updated systematic checklist of the mosquitoes of Ecuador (n=179) is presented for the first time in 60 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint Host-dependent Anopheles flavirostris larval distribution reinforces the risk of malaria near water
    D H Foley
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Queensland, 4072 Brisbane, Australia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:283-7. 2003
    ..This has implications for understanding the interaction between vectors, hosts, and parasites, and the potential for success of localized malaria control measures...
  22. ncbi request reprint Population structure of the peridomestic mosquito Ochlerotatus notoscriptus in Australia
    D H Foley
    Tropical Health Program, ACITHN, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 18:180-90. 2004
    ..notoscriptus and assisted dispersal have helped to homogenize this species geographically but population structure is still detectable on several levels associated with geographical variation of vector competence...
  23. ncbi request reprint A morphological study of the Anopheles punctulatus group (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Solomon Islands, with a description of Anopheles (Cellia) irenicus Schmidt, sp.n
    E R Schmidt
    Tropical Health Program ACITHN, Medical School, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Bull Entomol Res 93:515-26. 2003
    ..Morphological markers are described for adult females, fourth-instar larvae and pupae that identify most specimens of A. irenicus. Keys are presented to distinguish members of the A. punctulatus group in the Solomon Islands...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laboratory evaluation of methylated coconut oil as a larvicide for Anopheles farauti and Culex annulirostris
    Desmond H Foley
    Tropical Health Program, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    J Am Mosq Control Assoc 21:477-9. 2005
    ..The possibility of community participation in the production and use of coconut products including MCO for malaria vector control is discussed...