Does irrigated urban agriculture influence the transmission of malaria in the city of Kumasi, Ghana?
- Y. Afrane, E. Klinkenberg, P. Drechsel, K. Owusu-Daaku, R. Garms, T. Kruppa
- HistoryActa Tropica
Field evaluation of four widely used mosquito traps in Central Europe
- R. Lühken, W. Pfitzner, A. Krüger
- MedicineParasites & Vectors
- 12 June 2014
The BG trap showed a significantly better or similar performance compared to the CDC, EVS or MM trap with regard to trapping efficacy for most common mosquito species in Germany, including diversity of mosquito species and number of mosquitoes per trapping period.
Variation and distribution of forms of Simulium soubrense and S. sanctipauli in West Africa.
- S. Meredith, R. Cheke, R. Garms
- BiologyAnnals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
- 1 December 1983
It was concluded that the populations in Togo and Benin are a single interbreeding group and a new group is described as a new form, named the Beffa form, of the S. soubrense/S.
Efficiency of Simulium sanctipauli as a vector of Onchocerca volvulus in the forest zone of Ghana
Abstract. The role of Simulium sanctipauli Vajime & Dunbar (Diptera: Simuliidae) as a vector of Onchocerca volvulus (Leuckart) (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) in the forest zone of central Ghana was…
Studies on the reinvasion of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in the Volta River Basin by Simulium damnosum s.I. with emphasis on the south-western areas.
- R. Garms, J. Walsh, J. B. Davies
- Environmental ScienceTropenmedizin und Parasitologie
- 1 September 1979
The results indicate that the invasion takes place in a SW-NE direction across country for distances of 300 km or more along the track of the monsoon winds, and involves mainly the savanna cytospecies S. damnosum s.
Use of morphological characters in the study of Simulium damnosum s.l. populations in West Africa.
- R. Garms
- Biology, MedicineTropenmedizin und Parasitologie
- 1 December 1978
Morphological characters were tested which could be used to compare and to associate Stimulium damnosum s.l. populations reinvading the area of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in the Volta River…
The disappearance of onchocerciasis from the Itwara focus, western Uganda after elimination of the vector Simulium neavei and 19 years of annual ivermectin treatments.
- T. Lakwo, R. Garms, F. Richards
- MedicineActa Tropica
- 1 June 2013
Molecular identification and phylogeny of East African Simulium damnosum s.l. and their relationship with West African species of the complex (Diptera: Simuliidae)
- A. Krüger, A. Gelhaus, R. Garms
- BiologyInsect molecular biology (Print)
- 1 February 2000
Results suggest that the S. damnosum complex is divided into an East and a West African clade, and S. pandanophilum and the cytoform ‘Kiwira' form an East African subbranch distinct from the ‘Sanje’ group.
Onchocerciasis (River Blindness) - more than a Century of Research and Control.
- N. Brattig, R. Cheke, R. Garms
- MedicineActa Tropica
- 25 August 2020
The fate and migration of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum, and the role of the buccopharyngeal armature in the destruction of…
- M. S. Omar, R. Garms
- BiologyTropenmedizin und Parasitologie
- 18 March 1975
The migration and fate of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum was studied and they rapidly underwent profound changes in morphology and staining properties and were often surrounded by clusters of the phagocytic leucocytes in the blood mass.