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Table 5 Top ten cited articles on malaria vector resistance to insecticides (1996–2015)

From: A bibliometric analysis of literature on malaria vector resistance: (1996 – 2015)

Rank Author Year Title Number of citations
1st Martinez-Torres et al. [56] 1998 “Molecular characterization of pyrethroid knockdown resistance (kdr) in the major malaria vector Anopheles gambiaes.s.” 444
2nd Hemingway et al. [57] 2004 “The molecular basis of insecticide resistance in mosquitoes” 357
3rd Ranson et al. [58] 2011 “Pyrethroid resistance in African anopheline mosquitoes: What are the implications for malaria control?” 323
4th Hargreaves et al. [59] 2000 “Anopheles funestus resistant to pyrethroid insecticides in South Africa” 318
5th Ranson et al. [60] 2000 “Identification of a point mutation in the voltage-gated sodium channel gene of Kenyan Anopheles gambiae associated with resistance to DDT and pyrethroids” 291
6th Ranson et al. [61] 2002 “Evolution of supergene families associated with insecticide resistance” 282
7th Enayati et al. [62] 2005 “Insect glutathione transferases and insecticide resistance” 275
8th N’Guessan et al. [63] 2007 “Reduced efficacy of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria control in pyrethroid resistance area, Benin” 256
9th Chandre et al. [64] 1999 “Status of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles gambiaesensulato” 222
10th Ranson et al. [65] 2001 “Identification of a novel class of insect glutathione S-transferases involved in resistance to DDT in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae” 215