Publications

2013

 

1.  S.D.Fernando, C.J.Navaratne, G.N.L.Galappaththy, R.Abeyasinghe, N.Silva, R.Wickremasinghe. The importance of     accuracy in diagnosis of positive malaria cases in a country progressing towards malaria elimination (2013). Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, in press

 2.  G.Galappaththy, S.D.Fernando, R.Abeyasinghe (2013). Imported malaria: A possible threat to the elimination of Malaria from Sri Lanka?. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 18, 761-768.

 3. C.Rodrigo, D.Fernando, S.Rajapakse (2013). Pharmacological management of tetanus: an evidence based review. Critical Care. In press.

4. S. Rajapakse, M.C.Shivanthan, N.Samaranayake, C.Rodrigo, S.D.Fernando (2013). Antibiotic for human toxoplasmosis: a systemic review of randomized trials. Pathogens and Global Health. 107(4):162-169.

5. Rajapakse S, Rodrigo C, S.D.Fernando (2013). Tafenoquine for Plasmodium vivax malaria infection: Meta-analysis Protocol. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD010458. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010458

 

2012

  1.  V.Y.D Siriwardana, P.H. Chandrawansa, G. Sirimanna, N.D .Karunaweera (2012). Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka: a decade old story (2002-2012). Sri Lanka Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2(2): 2-12.

  2. R.L Dewasurendra, P Suriyaphol, SD Fernando, R Carter, K Rockett, P Corran, D Kwiatkowski, ND Karunaweera (2012). Genetic polymorphisms associated with antimalarial antibody levels in a low and unstable malaria transmission area in southern Sri Lanka. Malaria Journal 11:281 doi:10.1186/1475-2875-11-281.

  3. K.Kirby, G.N.L.Galappaththy, J.J.Kurinczuk, Senaka Rajapakse, S.D. Fernando (2012). Knowledge, attitudes and practices relevant for malaria elimination amongst resettled populations in a post-conflict district of northern Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, doi: 10.1093/trstmh/trs015

  4. Lima, R,R.Abeyasinghe, R. Fitzpatrick, S,D.Fernando (2012). Diagnosis and treatment of malaria by Health Care Providers: findings from a post conflict district in Sri Lanka. International Health, 4: 148-150.

  5. S.D.Fernando, S.Herath, C. Rodrigo, L.Rajapaksa (2012). Clinical features and Socio-demographic factors affecting Trichomonas vaginalis infection in women attending a central sexually transmitted diseases clinic in Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS.  33 (1): 25-31.
  6. S. Rajapakse, C.Rodrigo, D.Fernando (2012). Scrub typhus: Pathophysiology, Clinical features and Prognosis. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 5(4): 261-264.  
  7. C. Rodrigo, N. Ranasinghe,  D.R.Wijayaratne, R.N. Mitrakrishnan, S.D. Fernando,  S. Rajapakse (2012). Problematic internet behaviours among University students in Sri Lanka. Asian Journal of Psychiatry, 5, 275-276.
  8. Wathsala Wijayalath, Sandra Cheesman, Kazuyuki Tanabe, Shiroma Handunnetti, Richard Carter, Sisira Pathiarana. Strain-specific protective effect of the immunity induced by live malarial sporozoites under chloroquine cover (2012), (submitted to PLoS one).

2011

  1. JJ Zhang, TN Senaratne, R Daniels, C Valim, M Alifrangis, P Amerasinghe, F Konradsen, R Rajakaruna, DF Wirth, ND Karunaweera. (2011). Distribution pattern of Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine transporter (pfcrt) gene haplotypes in Sri Lanka 1996-2006. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 85(5): 811–814.

 

  1. D.Fernando, C.Rodrigo, S. Rajapakse (2011). Primaquine in vivax malaria: an update and review on management issues. Malaria Journal, 10: 351, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-10-351.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, C.Rodrigo, S.Rajapakse (2011). Chemoprophylaxis in malaria: drugs, evidence of efficacy and costs. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 4 (4):  330-336.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, C.Rodrigo, S.Rajapakse (2011). Current evidence on use of antifilarial agents in management of Bancroftian filariasis.  Journal of Tropical Medicine, Vol 2011, Article ID 17594,   12 pages, doi:10.1155/2011/175941.

 

  1. S. Rajapakse, C. Rodrigo, S.D.Fernando (2011). Drug treatment of scrub typhus. Tropical Doctor, 41: 1-4, doi: 10.1258/td.2010.100311.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, S.Herath, C.Rodrigo, S.Rajapakse (2011). Improving diagnosis of Trichomonas vaginalis in resource limited health care settings. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, 3 (4): 334-338.

 

  1. W. M. K. T. de A. W. Gunasekera, R.R.Abeyasinghe, S.Premawansa, S.D.Fernando (2011). Usefulness of Polymerase Chain Reaction to supplement field  microscopy in a pre-selected population with a high probability of malaria infections. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 85 (1): 6-11.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, V. P. Wickramasinghe, R. L. Dewasurendra and G. M. G. Kapilananda (2011). Comparative effect of albendazole and diethylcarbamazine in the treatment of toxocariasis in children from Sri Lanka: A preliminary study. Journal of Clinical Medicine and Research, 3 (3): 46-51. 

 2010

  1. P Orjuela-Sanchez, ND Karunaweera, M da Silva-Nunes, NS da Silva, KKG. Scopel, RM Goncalves, C Amaratunga, JM Sa D Socheat, RM Fairhust, S Gunawardena, T Thavakodirasah, GNL Galapaththy, R Abeysinghe, F Kawamoto, DF Wirth, MU Ferreira. (2010). Single-nucleotide polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and geographic structure in the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax: prospects for genome-wide association studies. BMC Genetics 2010, 11: 65. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2156/11/65

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, ND Karunaweera, MU Ferreira, M Phone-Kyaw, R Pollack, M Alifrangis, R Rajakaruna, F Konradsen, P Amerasinghe, R Abeyasinghe, G Galappaththy, DL Hartl, DF Wirth. (2010). Geographic structure of Plasmodium vivax: microsatellite analysis of parasite populations from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Ethiopia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 82(2):235–242.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, C. Rodrigo, S.Rajapakse (2010). The 'hidden' burden of malaria: cognitive impairment following infection. Malaria Journal, 9:366, doi:10.1186/1475-2875-9-366.

 

  1. R. Wickemasinghe, A.R. Wickremasinghe, S.D. Fernando (2010). Climate change and malaria: A complex relationship . UN Chronicle, 2: 14-16.

 

  1. N. Samaranayake, S.D.Fernando, V. H. W. Dissanayake (2010). A candidate gene study of susceptibility to cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka. Tropical Medicine and International Health,  15: 632-638.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, H.V.Y.D Siriwardana, K.A.R.C.W. Guneratne, L.C. Rajapaksa  (2010). Some sociological aspects of cutaneous leishmaniasis in patients attending a tertiary referral centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka. International Health, 2:  69-74.

 

  1. HVYD Siriwardana, N Thalagala, ND Karuanweera. (2010). Clinical and epidemiological studies on the cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (Leishmania) donovani in Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 104(3):213–223.

 

  1. D Rathnayake, RR Ranawake, G Sirimanna, Y Siriwardhane, N Karunaweera, R De Silva. (2010). Co-infection of mucosal leishmaniasis and extra pulmonary tuberculosis in a patient with inherent immune deficiency. International Journal of Dermatology, 49(5):549-551.

 

  1. S. L. Pathirana, K. Ekenayake, R. J. Howard, K. N. Mendis and S. M. Handunnetti (2010). Cytoadherence and its association with clinical disease in Plasmodium falciparum infections in Sri Lanka. J. Natn. Sci. Fopundation Sri Lanka, 38(4);233-240.

 

  1. Wathsala Wijayalath, Sandie Cheesman, Jagath Rajakaruna, Ssudath Weerasinghe, Gamini Kapilananda, Kamal Gamage, Kamal Perera,  Shiroma Handunnetti, Richard Carter and Sisira Pathirana (2010). Strain specific protective immunity induced by pre-erythrocytic infection of toque monkeys with Plasmodium cynomolgi.  Malaria Journal, 9 (Suppl 2):P58 –S2.

2009

  1. M Jallow, YY Teo, KS Small, KA Rockett, P Deloukas, TG Clark, K Kivinen, KA Bojang, DJ Conway, M Pinder, G Sirugo, F Sisay-Joof, S Usen, S Auburn, SJ Bumpstead, S Campino, A Coffey, A Dunham, AE Fry, A Green, R Gwilliam, SE Hunt, M Inouye, AE Jeffreys, A Mendy, A Palotie, S Potter, J Ragoussis, J Rogers, K Rowlands, E Somaskantharajah, P Whittaker, C Widden, P Donnelly, B Howie, J Marchini, A Morris, M Sanjoaquin, EA Achidi, T Agbenyega, A Allen, O Amodu, P Corran, A Djimde, A Dolo, OK Doumbo, C Drakeley, S Dunstan, J Evans, J Farrar, D Fernando, TT Hien, RD Horstmann, M Ibrahim, N Karunaweera, G Kokwaro, KA Koram, M Lemnge, J Makani, K Marsh, P Michon, D Modiano, ME Molyneux, I Mueller, M Parker, N Peshu, CV Plowe, O Puijalon, J Reeder, H Reyburn, EM Riley, A Sakuntabhai, P Singhasivanon, S Sirima, A Tall, TE Taylor, M Thera, M Troye-Blomberg, TN Williams, M Wilson, DP Kwiatkowski. Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium; Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network.   (2009). Genome-wide and fine-resolution association analysis of malaria in West Africa. Nature  Genetics, . 41: 657 - 665  

 

  1. ND Karunaweera (2009). Leishmania donovani causing cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka: A wolf in sheep’s clothing? Trends in Parasitology. 25: 458-463.

 

  1. ND Karunaweera, U Rajapaksa. (2009). Is Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka benign and be ignored? Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 46, 13-17. Review article.

 

  1. R.L. Ihalamulla, U.S. Rajapaksa, H.V.Y.D. Siriwardena, M. Chance, N.D. Karunaweera. (2009). A simple, cost effective method for isolation and transportation of Leishmania parasites. Ceylon Medical Journal. 54(2):46-47.

 

  1. S.D. Fernando, R.R. Abeyasinghe, G.N.L. Galappaththy, N. Gunawardena, A.C.R Ranasinghe, L. C. Rajapaksa (2009). Sleeping arrangements under long lasting impregnated mosquito nets: differences during low and high malaria transmission seasons. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 103, 1204-1210.

 

  1. S.D. Fernando, V.P. Wickramasinghe, G.M.G. Kapilananda, R.L. Devasurendra, J.D.M.S. Amarasooriya, H.G.A.K. Dayaratne (2009). Toxocara seropositivity in Sri Lankan children: association with asthma.Paediatric International, 51 (2), 241-245.

 

  1. S.R.Rajapakse, S.D.Fernando, N. Rubasinghe, S.Gunesekara (2009). A virtual learning environmentment for teaching medicine “experience from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka”. Medical Teacher, 31: 5,452 — 453.

 

  1. S.D.Fernando, R.R. Abeyasinghe, G.N.L. Galappaththy,  A.C.R Ranasinghe, L. C. Rajapaksa  (2009). Absence of asymptomatic malaria infections in previously high endemic areas of Sri Lanka. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene,  81 (5): 763-767.

2008

  1. N D Karunaweera. Leishmaniasis: a newly established parasitic disease in Sri Lanka. (2008). Journal of the Ruhunu Clinical Society, 15:3-5. Leading article.

 

  1. ND Karunaweera,MU Ferreira, A Munasinghe, JW Barnwell, WE  Collins, CL King, F Kawamoto, DL Hartl, DF Wirth. (2008). Extensive Microsatellite Diversity in the Human Malaria Parasite Plasmodium vivax. Gene, 410(1):105-112.

 

  1. S Kannathasan, A Antonyrajan, KA Srikrishnaraj, SHPP Karunaratne, ND Karunaweera, SN Surendran. (2008). Studies on prevalence of anopheline species and community perception of malaria in Jaffna district, Sri Lanka. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 45:231–239.

 

  1. PH Kusumawathie, AR Wickremasinghe, ND Karunaweera, MJ Wijeyaratne. (2008). Costs and effectiveness of application of Poecilia reticulata (guppy) and temephos in anopheline mosquito control in river basins below the major dams of Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 102(7):705-711.

 

  1. RL Ihalamulla, HVYD Siriwardana, ND Karunaweera. (2008). Efficacies of RPMI 1640 and M 199 media in the isolation of Leishmania from cutaneous lesions. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 102(2):173-175. 

 

  1. TN Samaranayake, V.H. Dissanayake, S.D. Fernando (2008). Clinical manifestations of cutaneous leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka- possible evidence for genetic susceptibility among the Sinhalese. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 102 (5): 383-390.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, C Siriwardana, SR Paranavitane, MM Ismail, SD Fernando. (2008). Anthelminthic prescribing patterns of a sample of General Practitioners from selected areas in the Colombo district of Sri Lanka. Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 33: 93 – 99.
  2. SA Gunawardena, GSA Gunawardena. (2008). Acute large bowel obstruction due to Ascaris lumbricoides in a child from Sri Lanka. Tropical Medicine and Health. 36: 41-43.

 

  1. Sharmini Gunawardena, Shalini Sri Ranganathan, Rohini Fernandopulle. (2008). Pharmacovigilance through consumer feedback (reporting) in the mass treatment of lymphatic filariasis using diethylcarbamazine and albendazole in two districts of Sri Lanka. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 13: 1153 – 1158.

 

  1. RL Ihalamulla, H Gunatilake, SD Fernando (2008). Human sparganosis in Sri Lanka: a case report and review of cases.  Journal of Parasitic Disease, 32, 30-33.

 

  1. A Manamperi , S Mahawithanage , D Fernando , R Wickremasinghe , A Bandara , C Hapuarachchi, W Abeywickrame, R Wickremasinghe  (2008). Genotyping of Plasmodium vivax infections in Sri Lanka using Pvmsp-3α and Pvcs genes as markers: a preliminary report. Tropical Biomedicine, 25 (2), 100-106.

 

  1. SD Fernando, RR Abeyasinghe, GNL Galappaththy, N Gunawardena, ACR Ranasinghe, LC Rajapaksa (2008). Community factors affecting long-lasting impregnated mosquito net use for malaria control in Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 102 (11: 1081-1088).

 

  1. Wijayalath WAWK, Cheesman S, Rajakaruna J, Handunnetti SM, Carter R, Pathirana P P S L (2008). Evidence for strain-specific protective immunity against blood-stage parasites of Plasmodium cynomolgi in toque monkey.  Parasite Immunology. 30: 630-636.

2007

  1. ND Karunaweera, LD Wanasekera, V Chandrasekeran, KN Mendis, R Carter. (2007). Plasmodium vivax malaria: paroxysm-associated lipids mediate leukocyte aggregation. Malaria Journal, 6(1): 62.

 

  1. ND Karunaweera, MU Ferreira, DL Hartl, DF Wirth. (2007). Fourteen polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers for the human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. Molecular Ecology Notes, 7(1):172-175.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, MM Ismail, MH Bradley, ND Karunaweera (2007). Impact of the 2004 mass drug administration for the control of lymphatic filariasis, in urban and rural areas of the Western province of Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 101(4):335-341.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, M Ismail, M Bradley, N Karunaweera. (2007). Factors influencing drug compliance in the mass drug administration programme against filariasis in the Western province of Sri Lanka. Transaction of Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101(5):445-453. 

 

  1. MU Ferreira, ND Karunaweera, M da Silva-Nunes, NS da Silva, DF Wirth, DL Hartl. (2007). Population Structure and Transmission Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax in Rural Amazonia. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 195(8):1218-1226. 

 

  1. HVYD Siriwardana, H Noyes, N Beeching, ML Chance, ND Karunaweera, PA Bates. (2007). L. donovani and cutaneous leishmaniasis, Sri Lanka. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(3):476-478.

 

  1. US Rajapaksa, RL Ihalamulla, C Udagedera, ND Karunaweera. (2007). Cutaneous leishmaniasis in southern Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101(8):799-803. 

 

  1. ST Mahawithanage, KK Kannangara, R Wickremasinghe, UG Chandrika, ER Jansz, ND Karunaweera, AR Wickremasinghe. (2007). Impact of vitamin A supplementation on health status and absenteeism of school children in Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 16(1):94-102.

 

  1. Tanabe K, Escalante A, Sakihama N, Honda M, Arisue N, Horii T, Culloton R, Hayakawa T, Hashimoto T, Longacre S, Pathirana S, Handunnetti S, Kishino H (2007).  Recent independent evolution of msp1 polymorphism in Plasmodium vivax and related simian malaria parasites.  Molecular Biochemical Parasitology, 156: 74-79.   

 

  1. SD Fernando, GSA Gunawardena, C Siriwardena, VP Palihawadana, MM Ismail (2007). Knowledge and practices on use of anthelminthics by mothers in selected areas in the Colombo district. Ceylon Medical Journal. 52 (2), 70-71.

 

  1. SD Fernando, VP Wickramasinghe, GMG Kapilananda, RL Devasurendra, JDMS. Amarasooriya, HGAK Dayaratne (2007). Epidemiological aspects and risk factors of toxocariasis in a paediatric population in Sri Lanka. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 38 (6), 983-990.

 

  1. RL Ihalamulla, SD Fernando, KH Weerasena, JHCross, ASDissanaike,  Charith Fonseka (2007). A further case of  Parastrongylus (=Angiostrongylus) from the eye of a patient in Sri Lanka: a new strain of the parasite?  Ceylon Journal of Medical Science, 57, 15-17.

2006

  1. PH Kusumawathie, AR Wickremasinghe, ND Karunaweera, MJ Wijeyaratne. (2006). Larvivorous potential of fish species found in river bed pools below the major dams in Sri Lanka. Journal of Medical Entomology, 43(1):79-82.

 

  1. PH Kusumawathie, AR Wickremasinghe, ND Karunaweera, MJ Wijeyaratne, AM Yapabandara. (2006). Anopheline breeding in river bed pools below major dams in Sri Lanka. Acta Tropica, 99(1):30-3

 

  1. RL Ihalamulla, U Rajapaksa, ND Karunaweera. (2006). Microculture for the isolation of Leishmania, modified to increase efficacy: a follow-up to a previous study. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology,100(1):87-9.

 

  1. Deepika Fernando, Damani de Silva, Richard Carter, Kamini Mendis, Ananda Wickremasinghe (2006). A Randomised Double Blind Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial of the Impact of malaria prevention on the educational attainment of school children. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and hygiene. 74 (3): 386-393.

 

  1. Deepika Fernando (2006). Intra-ocular nematode worms: rare but important. Ceylon Medical Journal, 50 (4), 141-143.

 

  1. ND Adikaram, N.R. De Silva, A Fernando, D Fernando, S Lamabadasuriya, CB Reid. (2006). Filarial antigens detected in urine using immunochromatographic card test. Ceylon Medical Journal, 51 (4), 157-158.

2005

  1. ND Karunaweera. Imported drug-resistant severe malaria. Ceylon Medical Journal. (2005) 50(3):101-103. Leading Article.

 

  1. LD Wanasekera and ND Karunaweera. Parasite and host mediators associated with paroxysms in P.vivax malaria. (2005). Asian Parasitology, 6:183-189. Review article.

 

  1. HVYD Siriwardana and ND Karunaweera. Leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka. (2005). Asian Parasitology. 4:257-261. Review article.

 

  1. SD Fernando, Renu Wickremasinghe, S Mahawithanage, AR Wickremasinghe. Impact of childhood malaria in Sri Lanka (2005). In: Malaria in Asia, Asian Parasitology, Series monograph Vol 6. Editors Shigeyuki Kano, Pilarita Tongol Rivera. pp 205-217.

 

  1. AR Wickremasinghe, Renu Wickremasinghe, SD Fernando, G Galpaththy, STC Mahawithanage (2005). Social and economic burden of malaria in Sri Lanka. . In: Malaria in Asia, Asian Parasitology, Series monograph Vol 6. Editors Shigeyuki Kano, Pilarita Tongol Rivera191-204.

 

  1. RL Ihalamulla, U Rajapaksa, ND Karunaweera. (2005). Microculture for the isolation of Leishmania parasites from cutaneous lesions -- Sri Lankan experience. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 99(6):571-5.

 

  1. US Rajapkshe, RL Ihalamulla, ND Karunaweera. (2005). First report of mucosal tissue localisation of leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka. Ceylon Medical Journal, 50(2):90-1.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, ND Karunaweera, MM Ismail (2005). Effect of climate, socio-economic and behavioural factors on hookworm (Necator americanus) transmission in two low country plantations of Sri Lanka. Annals ofTropical Medicine and Parasitology 99: 601 – 609.

 

  1. RPAS Rajapakshe, WSR Perera, RL Ihalamulla, KH Weerasena, S Jayasinghe, HB Sajeewani, MG Thammitiyagoda, ND Karunaweera. (2005). Study of dirofilariasis in a selected area in the Western Province. Ceylon Medical Journal, 50(2):58-61.

 

  1. DA Premasiri, AR Wickramasinghe, DS Premasiri, ND Karunaweera. (2005). Malarial vectors in an irrigated rice cultivation area in Southern Sri Lanka. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99(2):106-114.

 

  1. SL Pathirana, HK Alles, MK Perera, S Bandara, M Phone-Kyaw, KN Mendis, SM Handunnetti (2005).  ABO blood group types and protection against severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria.  Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 99 (2): 119-124(6).

2004

  1. SD Fernando, ND Karunaweera, WP Fernando. (2004). Evaluation of a Rapid whole blood Immunochromatographic assay for the diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria. Ceylon Medical Journal. 49 (1) 7 -10.

 

  1. SD Fernando, ND Karunaweera, WP Fernando, N Attanayake, AR Wickremasinghe (2004).  Cost analysis of Rapid Whole Blood Immunochromatographic P.f/P.v Assay for the diagnosis of Plasmodium vivax malaria in a rural area of Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 98(1) 5-13.

 

  1. ND Karunaweera, CPG Liyanage and RL Ihalamulla. (2004). A simple device to maintain in vitro cultures of Leishmania in tropical countries. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 98(5):315-317.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, S Gallella and ND Karunaweera (2004). Bertiella studeri infection: resistance to niclosamide. Ceylon Medical Journal, 49(2):65.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, ND Karunaweera and MM Ismail (2004). Socio-economic and behavioural factors affecting the prevalence of Ascaris infection in a low country tea plantation in Sri Lanka. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 98(6): 615-621.

 

  1. GSA Gunawardena, ND Karunaweera and MM Ismail (2004). Wet days: are they better indicators of the incidence of Ascaris infection? Journal of Helminthology, 78:305-310.