PUBLICATIONS BY SOME TOZARD MEMBERS

Book Publication:

1) Vincent N. TANYA, Samuel WANJI, Joseph KAMGNO, Daniel M. ACHUKWI, Peter Ayuk Ivo ENYONG (2012). Recent Advances in Onchocerciasis Research and Implications for Control. Cameroon Academy of Sciences (CAS), Yaounde, Cameroon. International Standard Book Number 9956-26-38-x

Selected Scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals

2) Abdoulmoumini Mamoudou; Alexandre Njanloga; Aliyou Hayatou, Pierre Fongoh Suh; Mbunkah Daniel Achukwi. Animal trypanosomosis in clinically healthy cattle of north Cameroon: epidemiological implications. Parasites & Vectors. 9:206 (2016) 9:206 :DOI 10.1186/s13071-016-1498-1.

3) Eisenbarth A, Mbunkah Daniel Achukwi, Alfons Renz (2016). Ongoing Transmission of Onchocerca volvulus after 25 Years of Annual Ivermectin Mass Treatments in the Vina du Nord River Valley, in North Cameroon published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.http://www.plosntds.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pntd.0004392

4) Bayemi P. H., Mah G. D., Ndamukong K., Nsongka V. M., Leinyuy I.,Unger H., Ndoumbe N. M., Webb E. C., Achukwi M.D., Hakoue F., Luogbou  N. D. (2015). Bovine Brucellosis in Cattle Production Systems in the Western Highlands of Cameroon. International Journal of Animal Biology, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2015, pp. 38-44.

5) Awa DN, Adakal H, Luogbou ND, Wachong KH, Leinyuy I, Achukwi MD. (2015). Cattle ticks in Cameroon: is Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus absent in Cameroon and the Central African region? Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 6(2):117-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.10.005.

6) Eberle R, Brattig N, Trusch M, Schler H, Achukwi MD, Eisenbarth A, Renz A, Liebau E, Perbandt M, Betzel C  (2014). Isolation, identification and functional profile of excretory-secretory peptides from Onchocerca ochengi. Acta Tropica. S0001-706X(14)00384-2. doi: 10.1016/j.

7). Manchang T K, Ajonina-Ekoti I , Ndjonka D, Eisenbarth A, Achukwi M D, Renz A, Brattig N W, Liebau E, Breloer M  ( 2014). Immune recognition of Onchocerca volvulus proteins in the human host and animal models of onchocerciasis.  Journal of Helminthology, page 1 of 12;  doi:10.1017/S0022149X14000224

8) Albert Eisenbarth, David Ekale, Julia Hildebrandt, Mbunkah Daniel Achukwi, Adrian Streit, Alfons Renz. (2013) Molecular evidence of 'Siisa form', a new genotype related to Onchocerca ochengi in cattle from North Cameroon.Acta Trop 2013 Sep 29;127(3):261-5. Epub 2013 May 29.

9). D. Ndjonka, E.D. Abladam, B. Djafsia, I. Ajonina-Ekoti, M.D. Achukwi and E. Liebau. (2013) Anthelmintic activity of phenolic acids from the axlewood tree Anogeissus leiocarpus on the filarial nematode Onchocerca ochengi and drug-resistant strains of the free-living nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Helminthology, (p1-8) issn = {1475-2697}, available on CJO2013. doi:10.1017/S0022149X1300045X.

10) Irene Ajonina-Ekoti, Marc Andre Kurosinski, Abuelhassan ElshazlyYounis, DieudonneNdjonka, Manchang Kingsley Tanyi, Mbunkah Daniel Achukwi, Albert Eisenbarth, Caroline Ajonina, Kai Lersen, Minka Breloer, Norbert W Brattig, Eva Liebau (2013). Comparative analysis of macrophage migration inhibitory factors (MIFs) from the parasitic nematode Onchocerca volvulus and the free-living nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.  Parasitol Res. DOI 10.1007/s00436-013-3513-1

11) Ndjonka D., Agyare C., Lersen K., Djafsia1 B., Achukwi M.D., Nukenine E.N., Hensel A. and Liebau E. (2010). In vitro activity of Cameroonian and Ghanaian medicinal plants on parasitic (Onchocerca ochengi) and free-living (Caenorhabditis elegans) nematodes. Cambridge University Press. Journal of Helminthology, page 1- 9.

12) Achukwi M.D., W. Harnett, P. Enyong and A. Renz (2007). Successful vaccination against Onchocerca ochengi infestation in cattle using live Onchocerca volvulus infective larvae. Parasite Immunology,Vol. 29 (3): p113-116.

13) Achukwi, M.D. Harnett, W., Bradley, J., Renz, A. (2004) Onchocerca ochengi acquisition in zebu Gudali cattle exposed to natural transmission: parasite population dynamics and IgG antibody subclass responses to Ov10/Ov11 recombinant antigens. Veterinary Parasitology 122:35-49.

14)Fodjo Tatou, C.R.; Titanji, V.P.K.;Achukwi, M.D. et Muluh, J.P. (2003) Extraction et caracterisation de la pyruvate kinase de Onchocerca ochengi et du tissu nodulaire bovin. Journal of the Cameroon Academy of Sciences. Vol.3. (1) 17-24.

15) Achukwi, M.D.; Harnett, W.; Bradley, J. & Renz, A.; (2002).  Heterogeneity in Onchocerca ochengi antigenrecognition by IgG2 antibodies in cattle with two distinct infestation patterns. Journal of the Cameroon academy of Science.  Vol. 2. Supplement, 243-250.

16)Achukwi, M.D.; Musongong, G.A., Chah K.F. (2001). Prevalence of bovine fasciolosis in the Ngaoundere Gudali cattle within the abattoir catchment area of Ngaoundere district, Adamawa Province, Cameroon. Bull. Trop. Anim. Hlth . Prod. Afri. 49:.254-258.

17) Klager, S.L.; Watson, A.; Achukwi, M.D.; Hultmark and Hagen H.E. (2002).  Humoral immune response of Simulium damnosum s.l. following filarial and bacterial infections. Parasitology 125, 339-366.

18) Achukwi M.D.,Harnett W., Renz A. (2000). Onchocerca ochengi transmission dynamics and the correlation of O.ochengi microfilaria density in cattle with the transmission potential. Veterinary Research. 31: 611-621.

19) Cross, H.F.; Bronsvoort, B.M.; Wahl G.; Renz, A.; Achukwi, M.D.; & Trees, A.J. (1997).  The entry of ivermectin and suramin into Onchocerca ochengi nodules. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Vol. 91, No. 4, 393-401.

20) Renz A., Trees A.J., Achukwi M.D., Edwards G., Wahl G. (1995).  Evaluation of Suramin, Ivermectin & CGP 20376 in a new macrofilaricidal drug screen, Onchocerca ochengi in African Cattle. Trop. Med. Parasitl. Vol. 46 (1): 31- 37.

21)Achukwi, M.D., Daiber, W.H., Renz, A., Wahl, G. & Wanji, S. (1994). Prepatency period and some aspects of the epizootiology of Onchocerca ochengi infestation in cattle in the Adamawa Plateau, Cameroon. Parasite 1, S, 10-12.

22) Achukwi, M. Daniel, Gillingwater, J. , Michel Njan Nloga, A. and Simo, G. (2013) Lack of evidence for sufficiently isolated populations of Glossina morsitans submorsitans on the Adamawa Plateau of Cameroon following geometric morphometric analysis. Advances in Entomology, 1, 1-7.

23) Vanessa S. de Paula, Matthias Wiele, Afegenwi H. M., Achukwi M.D., Manchang T.K, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit. (2013). Hepatitis E Virus Genotype 3 strains in domestic pics, Cameroon.  Emerging infectious Diseases WWW.cdc.gov/eid-vol.19,N° 4, p666 - 668.

24) Cornelia Adlhoch, Marco Kaiser, Manchang TK, Norbert Georg Schwarz, Markus Ulrich, Vaessa S. de Paula, Anna Lowa, Achukwi M.D., Sven Poppert, Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit &  Heinz Ellerbrok (2013). Porcine Hokovirus in domestic pigs, Cameroon.  Emerging infectious Diseases WWW.cdc.gov/eid-vol.19,N° 12, p 2080-2082.

25) Ebangi A.L., Achukwi MD, Messine O., Abba  D. (2011) Characterization of Doayo and Kapsiki taurines cattle breeds of Cameroon in their natural environment Tropical Animal Health and Production DOI 10.1007/s11250-011-9810-8 (Trop Anim Health Prod) 43:1117-1122.

26) Mpouam S. E., Achukwi M.D., Feussom Kameni J-M.,Bengaly Z., Ouedraogo G.A. (2010). Serological and parasitological prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis in small holder farms of the Vina division, Adamawa region of Cameroon. Veterinary Research 3 (4): 81-88.

27) Awa DN, Achukwi MD (2010). Livestock pathology in the central African region: some epidemiological considerations and control strategies. Anim Health Res Rev 2010 Jan 15:1-10.28) BAH G.S., EBANGI A.L., NIBA E.S., MANCHANG T.K., MESSINE O.& ACHUKWI M.D. (2010). Reproductive status of cows slaughtered at the Ngaoundere, Municipal Slaughter House and factors responsible for potential losses in herd Productivity. Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 4(4): 916-923.

29) Tanenbe C., Gambo H., Musongong A.G., Boris O., Achukwi M.D. (201O). Pr©valence de la trypanosomose bovine dans les d©partements du Faro et D©o, et de la Vina au Cameroun : bilan de vingt ann©es de lutte contre les glossines Revue d'élêvage et de médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux 63 : (3-4), 53-55.

30) Achukwi MD, Ibeagha-Awemu EM, Musongong GA, Erhardt G. (2009). Doayo (Namchi) Bos taurus cattle with low zebu attributes are trypanotolerant under natural vector challenge, Online J Vet Res, 13 (1):94-105.

31) Achukwi MD & Musongong GA, (2009). Trypanosomosis in the Doayo/Namchi (Bos taurus) and zebu White Fulani (Bos indicus) cattle in Faro Division, North Cameroon. Journal of Applied Biosciences 15: 807 - 814.

32) Ngakou, A, Mahan, S. M. & Achukwi, M.D. (2006).  Molecular characterisation of a HW 19 Cowdria ruminantium DNA fragment for development of serological assays against heart water. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5(11) 990-994

33) Achukwi, M.D., Berthier, D., Chantal, I., Maillard, J.C. (2006). Six new BoLA-DQB alleles sequenced from Doayo/Namchi (Bos taurus) and Akou/ White Fulani (Bos indicus) cattle.  Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5(5) 426-429

34) Freeman,A.R., Meghen, C.M., Machugh, D.E., Loftus, R.T., Achukwi, M.D., Bado, A., Sauveroche, B. and Bradley, D.G. (2004). Admixture and diversity in West African cattle populations. Molecular Ecology, 13(11):3477-87.

35) Achukwi M.D., Tanya V.N., Messine O., Njongmeta L.M. (2001) Etude comparative de l'™infestation des bovins Namchi (bos taurus) et Goudali de Ngaoundere (Bos indicus) par des tiques adultes Amblyomma variegatum. Revue Elev. Med. vet. Pays trop.54 (1):37-41.

36) Achukwi, M.D.; Tanya, V.N.; Hill, E.W.; Bradley, D.G.; Meghen, C.; Sauveroche, B.; Banser, J.T. and Ndoki, J.N. (1997). Susceptibility of the Namchi and Kapsiki cattle of Cameroon to trypanosome infection. Trop. Anim. Hlth. Prod. 29 (4): 219-226.

37) Wolfgang, Kraus; Ngassoum Martin B.; Yonkeu Samuel; Achukwi, M.D.; Walter C. Ulrich; Gruarun Roos; (1997). Etude des activités bactericides et fongicides des extraits de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine humane et vétérinaire locale. Cam. J. Biol. Bioch.Sc. Vol. 7(1): 99-104.

38) Achukwi M.D. & Ekue N.F. (1994). Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in Djallonke sheep flocks in the Vina division, Cameroon.  IBAR Bul. for Tropical Animal Health & Production, 42, 89-92.

39) Wahl G., Achukwi M.D., Mbah D., Dawa O. & Renz A.(1994). Bovine onchocerciasis in north Cameroon. Veterinary Parasitology 52: 297-311.

40) Stachurski F, Musonge E.N., Achukwi M D., Saliki J.T. (1993). Impact of natural infestation of Amblyomma variegatum on the liveweight gain of male Gudali cattle in Adamawa, Cameroon.  Vet. Parasitology 49: 299-311.

41) Awa, D.N., Ngo Tama, A.C., Njoya, Jumbo, S.D., Mefomdjo, P., (2008).  The potential role of an inactivated thermo-stable vaccine in the control of Newcastle disease in traditional free-roaming poultry in Central and West Africa. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41:285-290

42) Awa, D.N., Ndamkou, C.N. (2006). Response of Trypanosoma vivax and T. congolense in cattle to prophylactic treatment with two different formulations of Isometamidium. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 76 (1-2): 90-96.