Dr. Chacha J. Mwita

Publications in Refereed Journals

\r\n\r\n1. Mwita CJ. (2014) Metazoan parasites of clariid fishes, Lake Victoria: Reflection of\r\nthe original fauna in the lake Life Sciences (Accepted)

\r\n\r\n2. Mwang onde, B.J., Nkwengulila, G. & Chacha, M. (2014), The risk factors for\r\nhuman cysticercosis in Mbulu District, Tanzania, Onderstepoort Journal of\r\nVeterinary Research 81(1), Art. 719, 5 pages. http://\r\nv81i2.719. (In press).

\r\n\r\n3. Yohana, C., Mwita, C.J. and Nkwengulila, G (2013) The Prevalence of Porcine\r\nCysticercosis and Risk Factors for Taeniasis in Iringa Rural District. International\r\nJournal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 5(6): 251-255.

\r\n\r\n4. Mwita C.J, Tesha J. and Nkwengulila G. (2013) Environmental Contamination by\r\nTaenia eggs in Iringa Rural District, Tanzania. The Open Environmental Engineering\r\nJournal, 6: 1-6.

\r\n\r\n5. Shayo,S.D., Mwita,C.J. and Hosea,K.M (2013) Cytochrome b. nucleotide sequences\r\nfor Bacterial parasites infecting Tilapia species from Mtera Hydropower Dam,\r\nTanzania. GeneBank, Acc. No: JQ712140, JQ810743, JQ810744, JQ712142,\r\nJQ810742, JQ810747, JQ810748, JQ810730. In

\r\n\r\n6. Shayo SD, Mwita CJ, Hosea K (2012) Ulcerative Aeromonas Infections in Tilapia\r\n(Cichlidae: Tilapiini) from Mtera Hydropower Dam, Tanzania. Open Access\r\nScientific Reports, 1: 115. doi:10.4172/scientificreports.115

\r\n\r\n7. Shayo S.D, Mwita C.J and Hosea K.M (2012) Virulence of Pseudomonas and\r\nAeromonas bacteria recovered from Oreochromis niloticus (Perege) from Mtera\r\nhydropower Dam; Tanzania. Annals of Biological Research, 3(11):5157-5161.

\r\n\r\n8. Beda J.M, Nkwengulila G. and Mwita C. (2012) The Serological Survey for Human\r\nCysticercosis Prevalence in Mbulu District, Tanzania. Advances in Infectious\r\nDiseases, 2: 62-66 doi:10.4236/aid.2012.230094

\r\n\r\n9. Ogoyi, D.O., Mwita, C.J., Nguu, E.K., and Shiundu, P.M. (2011) Determination of\r\nheavy metal content in water, sediment and microalgae from Lake Victoria, East\r\nAfrica. The Open Environmental Engineering Journal, 4, 156-161.

\r\n\r\n10. Mwita C.J. (2011) Variabilty in parasites structural patterns with respect to manmade disturbances in Mwanza gulf, Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Tanzania Journal of\r\nScience, 37: 49-57.

\r\n\r\n11. Mwita C.J (2011) Host-parasites relationship for Lake Victoria clariid fishes and\r\ntheir parasite fauna. Tanzania Journal of Science, 37: 179-185. (Short\r\ncommunication).

\r\n\r\n12. Mwita, C.J. and Nkwengulila, G. (2010) Phylogenetic relationship of the metazoan\r\nparasites of the Clariid fishes of Lake Victoria inferred from partial 18s rDNA\r\nsequences. Tanzania Journal of Science, 36: 47-58.

\r\n\r\n13. Mwita, C.J. and Nkwengulila, G. (2008) Molecular phylogeny of the Clariid fishes\r\n14. of Lake Victoria, Tanzania, inferred from cytochrome b DNA sequences. Journal of\r\nFish Biology, 73:1139-1148.

\r\n\r\n15. Mwita, C.J. and Nkwengulila, G. (2008) Determinants of the parasite community of\r\nclariid fishes from Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Journal of Helminthology, 82: 7-16.

\r\n\r\n16. Mwita, C.J., Nkwengulila, G. and Mgaya, Y.D. (2006) Lake Victoria Clariid fishes\r\ncyt b. nucleotide sequences. GeneBank, Acc. No: DQ646345 - DQ646374. In\r\

\r\n17. Mwita, C.J., Nkwengulila, G. and Mgaya, Y.D. (2006) Lake Victoria parasites of\r\nClariid fishes 18S ribosomal nucleotide sequences. GeneBank, Acc. No: DQ813444 -DQ813465. In

\r\n\r\n18. Mwita, C.J. and Nkwengulila, G. (2004) Parasites of Clarias gariepinus (Burchell,\r\n1822) from the Mwanza Gulf, Lake Victoria. Tanzania Journal of Science, 30(1): 53-\r\n62.

\r\n\r\n19. Nkwengulila, G. and Mwita, C.J. (2004) Spatial distribution of parasites along the\r\ngut of the catfish Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) (Clariidae) from the Mwanza\r\nGulf, Lake Victoria. Tanzania Journal of Science, 30(1): 63-70.

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