Prof Boniface Namangala - Publications


  • Musinguzi SP, Suganuma K, Asada M, Laohasinnarong D, Sivakumar T, Yokoyama N, Namangala B, Sugimoto C, Suzuki Y, Xuan X, Inoue N. A PCR-based survey of animal African trypanosomosis and selected piroplasm parasites of cattle and goats in Zambia. Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences. 2016 Sep 9. [Epub ahead of print].


  • Clark EL, Macdonald SE, Thenmozhi V, Kundu K, Garg R, Kumar S, Ayoade S, Fornace KM, Jatau ID, Moftah A, Nolan MJ, Sudhakar NR, Adebambo AO, Lawal IA, Álvarez Zapata R, Awuni JA, Chapman HD, Karimuribo E, Mugasa CM, Namangala B, Rushton J, Suo X, Thangaraj K, Srinivasa Rao AS, Tewari AK, Banerjee PS, Dhinakar Raj G, Raman M, Tomley FM, Blake DP. Cryptic Eimeria genotypes are common across the southern but not northern hemisphere. Int J Parasitol. 2016. 46:537-44.

  • Mundende K, Simui F, Chishiba AK, Mwewa G, Namangala B. Trends and prospects of instructional material development and delivery at the University of Zambia. Global journal of Humanities & Social sciences. 2016. XVI: 5-11.

  • Squarre D, Kabungo I, Munyeme M, Mumba C, Mwasinga W, Hachaamba L, Sugimoto C, Namangala B. Human African Trypanosomiasis in the Kafue National Park, Zambia. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2016. 10(5): e0004567.
  • Templeton TJ, Asada M, Jiratanh M, Ishikawa SA, Tiawsirisup S, Sivakumar T, Namangala B, Takeda M, Mohkaew K, Ngamjituea S, Inoue N, Sugimoto C, Inagaki Y, Suzuki Y, Yokoyama N, Kaewthamasorn M, Kaneko O. Ungulate malaria parasites Scientific Reports. 2016. 6: 23230. doi: 10.1038/srep23230.

  • Mbewe NJ, Namangala B, Sitali L, Vorster I, Michelo C. Prevalence of pathogenic trypanosomes in anaemic cattle from trypanosomosis challenged areas of Itezhi-tezhi district in central Zambia. Parasites and Vectors. 2015. 8(1):638.

  • Ndhlovu D, Muleya G, Namangala B. Open and distance learning: The opportunity of Socio-economic transformation for Zambians. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. 2015. 2: 680-687.

  • Laohasinnarong D, Goto Y, Asada M, Nakao R, Hayashida K, Kajino K, Kawazu S, Sugimoto C, Inoue N, Namangala B. Studies of trypanosomiasis in the Luangwa valley, north-eastern Zambia. Parasites and Vectors. 2015. 8 (1):497.

  • Mulenga GM, Likwa RN, Namangala B. Assessing the capacity to diagnose human African trypanosomiasis among health care personnel from Chama and Mambwe districts of eastern Zambia. BMC Research Notes. 2015. 8:433. doi: 10.1186/s13104-015-1403.

  • Haji IJ, Sugimoto C, Kajino K, Malele I, Simukoko H, Chitambo H, Namangala B. Determination of the prevalence of trypanosome species in cattle from Monduli district, northern Tanzania, by loop mediated isothermal amplification. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 2015. 47:1139-1143.

  • Nyimba PH, Komba EV, Sugimoto C, Namangala B. Prevalence and species distribution of caprine trypanosomosis in Sinazongwe and Kalomo districts of Zambia. Veterinary Parasitology. 2015. 210 (3-4):125-30.

  • Ogawa H, Miyamoto H, Nakayama E, Yoshida R, Nakamura I, Sawa H, Ishii A, Thomas Y, Nakagawa E, Matsuno K, Kajihara M, Maruyama J, Nao N, Muramatsu M, Kuroda M, Simulundu E, Changula K, Hang'ombe B, Namangala B, Nambota A, Katampi J, Igarashi M, Ito K, Feldmann H, Sugimoto C, Moonga L, Mweene A, Takada A. Seroepidemiological Prevalence of Multiple Species of Filoviruses in Fruit Bats (Eidolon helvum) Migrating in Africa. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2015. 212 Suppl 2:S101-8. doi: 10.

  • Hayashida K, Kajino K, Hachaambwa L, Namangala B, Sugimoto C. Direct blood dry LAMP: a rapid, stable, and easy diagnostic tool for Human African Trypanosomiasis. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2015. 9 (3):e0003578.

  • Mbewe NJ, Sitali L, Namangala B, Michelo C. Adherence to the Food and Agricultural Organization guidelines on trypanocide usage among cattle farmers in Itezhi tezhi, Central Zambia. Veterinary Parasitology. 2015. 209: 43-49.

  • Yabe J, Hamambulu P, Simulundu E, Ogawa H, Kajihara M, Mori-Kajihara A, Changula-Chitanga K, Mwase M, Mweemba-Muwowo M, Chambaro HM, Mataa L, Hang'ombe B, Namangala B, Fandamu P, Sawa H, Takada A, Higashi H, Mweene AS. Pathological and molecular diagnosis of the 2013 African swine fever outbreak in Lusaka, Zambia. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 2015. 47: 459-63.

  • Bwalya EC, Nalubamba KS, Namangala B. The Effects of Gastrointestinal Helminths on packed Cell Volume (PCV), Eosinophil Count and Total Plasma Protein (TPP) in Local Breed Dogs in Zambia. Journal of Veterinary Science & Medical Diagnosis, 2014. 3: 3.

  • IJ Haji, I Malele, Namangala B. Occurrence of haemoparasites in cattle in Monduli district, northern Tanzania. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. 2014. 81: 1-4.

  • Lisulo M, Sugimoto C, Kajino K, Hayashida K, Mudenda M, Moonga L, Ndebe J, Nzala S, Namangala B. Determination of the prevalence of African trypanosome species in indigenous dogs of Mambwe district, eastern Zambia, by loop-mediated isothermal amplification. Parasites and Vectors. 2014. 7(1): 19.

  • Muleya W, Sasaki M, Orba Y, Ishii A, Thomas Y, Nakagawa E, Ogawa H, Hang’ombe B, Namangala B, Mweene A, Takada A, Kimura T, Sawa H. Molecular epidemiology of paramyxoviruses in frugivorous Eidolon helvum bats in Zambia. Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences. 2014. 76: 611-614.

  • Fornace KM, Clark EL, Yrjö-Koskinen AE, Macdonald AE, Namangala B, Karimuribo E, Awuni JA, Thieme O, Blake DP, Rushton J. Distribution and economic impact of avian coccidiosis on small-scale commercial chicken farms in Africa. PLOS ONE. 2013. 8 (12):e84254.
  • Lisulo M, Masuku M, Nzala S, Namangala B. Parasitological determination of haemoprotozoa in indigenous dogs of Mambwe district, Eastern Zambia. In press, Zambia Journal of Science and Technology.

  • Namangala B, E Oparaocha, B Mubemba, C Hankanga, L Moonga, J Ndebe, M Lisulo, K Kajino, K Hayashida, C Sugimoto. Detection of Human-infective Trypanosomes in Acutely-infected Jack Russel from Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park by Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification. Tanzania Veterinary Journal. 2013. 28: 12-20.

  • Qiu Y, Nakao R, Hayashida K, Namangala B, Sugimoto C. First genetic detection of Coxiella burnetii in Zambian livestock. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2013. 89: 518-519.

  • Nakayima J, Nakao R, Alhassan A, Hayashida K, Namangala B, Mahama C, Afakye K, Sugimoto C. Genetic diversity among Trypanosoma (Duttonella) vivax strains from Zambia and Ghana, based on cathepsin L-like gene. Parasite. 2013. 20:24.

  • Namangala B, Opraocha E, Kajino K, Hayashida K, Moonga L, Inoue N, Suzuki Y, Sugimoto C. Preliminary investigation of trypanosomosis in exotic dog breeds from Zambia’s Luangwa and Zambezi valleys using LAMP. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2013. 89: 116-118.

  • Namangala B, Hachaambwa L, Kajino K, Mweene AS, Hayashida K, Simuunza M, Simukoko H, Choongo K, Chansa P, Lakhi S, Moonga L, Chota A, Ndebe J, Nsakashalo-Senkwe M, Chizema E, Kasonka L, Sugimoto C. The Use of Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) to Detect the Re-emerging Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the Luangwa and Zambezi Valleys. Parasites and Vectors. 2012. 5: 282.
  • Bukowa KM, Sugimoto C, Simukoko H, Sinyangwe L, Chitambo H, Mataa L, Moonga L, Fandumu P, Silawve V, Inoue N, Namangala B. Detection of re-emerging bovine trypanosomiasis in southern Zambia by loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa. 2012. 60. 265 – 272.

  • Muleya W, Namangala B, Simuunza M, Nakao R, Inoue N, Kimura K, Ito K, Sugimoto C, Sawa H. Population genetic analysis and sub-structuring of Theileria parva in the northern and eastern parts of Zambia. Parasites and Vectors. 2012. 5: 255.

  • Chitanga S, Namangala B, De Deken R and Marcotty T. Shifting from wild to domestic hosts: the effect on the transmission of T. congolenseto tsetse flies. Acta Tropica. 2012. 125: 32-36.

  • Bukowa KM, Simukoko H, Sinyangwe L, Moonga L, Chitambo H and Namangala B. Epidemiology of Re-emerging Bovine Trypanosomosis in the Previously Aerial-sprayed Choma-Kalomo Block of the Southern Province of Zambia. Zambia Journal of Science and Technology. 2012. 16: 15-22

  • Namangala B, Oparaocha E, Inoue N, Mweene AS, Moonga L, Lisulo M and Sugimoto C. Detection of the human-infective Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in dog blood from Chiawa, Zambia. Zambia Journal of Science and Technology. 2012. 16: 9-14.
  • Muma JB, Simuunza M, Mwachalimba K, Munyeme M, Namangala B, Hankanga C, Sijumbila G, Likwa NR, Sinkala Y, Mwanza A, Mweene AS. Development of a curriculum for training in O ne Health analytical epidemiology at the University of Zambia. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012. doi.org.

  • Bwalya EC, Nalubamba KS, Namangala B. Prevalence of helminths of importance for human health in stray dogs in Lusaka Zambia. UNZA Journal of Agricultural and Biomedical Sciences. 2012. 1: 21-24.

  • Muleya W, Namangala B, Mweene A, Zulu L, Fandamu P, Banda D, Kimura T, Sawa H, Ishii A. Molecular epidemiology and a loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for diagnosis of infection with rabies virus in Zambia. Virus Research. 2012. 163:160-168.
  • Namangala B. Contribution of Innate Immune Responses Towards Resistance to African Trypanosome Infections. A Review paper. Scandanavian Journal of Immunology. 2012. 75: 5-15.

  • Chitanga S, Marcotty T, Namangala B, Van den Bossche P, Van Den Abbeele J, Delespaux V. High Prevalence of Drug Resistance in Animal Trypanosomes without a History of Drug Exposure. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2011. 5 (12):e1454.

  • Laohasinnarong D, Thekisoe OM, Malele I, Namangala B, Ishii A, Goto Y, Kawazu SI, Sugimoto C, Inoue N. Prevalence of Trypanosoma sp. in cattle from Tanzania estimated by conventional PCR and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP). Parasitology Research. 2011. 109:1735-1739.

  • Bwalya E C, Nalubamba KS, Hankanga C, Namangala B. Prevalence of canine gastrointestinal helminths in urban Lusaka and rural Katete Districts of Zambia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 2011. 100: 252-255.

  • Simulundu E, Ishii A, Mweene AS, Hang’ombe B, Namangala B, Moonga L, Sawa H, Sugimoto C, Ito K, Kida H, Simukonda C, Chansa W, Chulu J, Takada A. Characterization of Influenza A Viruses Isolated from Wild Waterfowls in Zambia. Journal of General Virology. 2011. 92: 1416-1427.

  • Namangala B. How the African trypanosomes evade host immune killing. A Review paper. Parasite Immunology. 2011. 33: 430-437.
  • Nakao R, Stromdahl EY, Magona JW, Faburay B, Namangala B, Malele I, Inoue N, Geysen D, Kajino K, Jongejan F, Sugimoto C. Development of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assays for Rapid Detection of Ehrlichia ruminantium. BMC Microbiology. 2010. 10: 296.

  • Thekisoe OMM, Rambritch NE, Nakao R, Bazie RS, Mbati P, Namangala B, Latif A, Jongejan F, Sugimoto C, Kawazu S, Inoue N. Loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assays for detection of Theileria parva infections targeting the PIM and p150 genes. International Journal for Parasitology. 2010. 40: 55-61.

  • Namangala B, C Sugimoto, N Inoue. Preliminary studies on the effects of orally-administered Transforming Growth Factor-beta on protozoan diseases in mice. Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research. 2009. 57: 101-108.

  • Namangala B, P De Baestelier, A Beschin. Quantitative differences in immune responses in mouse strains that differ in their susceptibility to Trypanosoma brucei brucei infection. Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences. 2009. 71: 951-956.

  • Namangala B, P De Baestelier, A Beschin. Both type-I and type-II responses contribute to murine trypanotolerance. Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences. 2009. 71: 313-318.

  • Namangala B, P De Baestelier, A Beschin. The role of tumor necrosis factor-a and interleukin-4 towards resistance of mice during Trypanosoma brucei brucei infection. Zambia Journal of Science and Technology. 2008. 12: 31-37.

  • Namangala B, N Yokoyama, Y Ikehara, O Taguchi, K Tsujimura, C Sugimoto, N Inoue. Effect of CD4+CD25+ T cell depletion on acute lethal infection of mice with Trypanosoma congolense. Journal of Veterinary Medical Sciences. 2008. 70: 751-759.

  • Kuboki N, Yokoyama N, Namangala B, Okamura M, Inoue N, Takagi H, Nakayama T, Nishikawa Y, Ikehara Y, Kojima N. Adjuvant effects of oligomannose-coated liposome-based platform for vaccine against African trypanosomosis. The Journal of Protozoology Research. 2008. 18: 1-10.

  • Namangala B. The prevalence and risk factors of bovine mastitis in four dairy farms in Lusaka east. Zambian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 2007. 5: 21-25.

  • Namangala B, De Baetselier P, Noël W, A Beschin. T lymphocyte and cytokine responses in Trypanosoma brucei brucei infected mice. Zambian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 2007. 5: 1-6.

  • Namangala B, C Sugimoto, N Inoue. Effects of exogenous Transforming Growth Factor b on Trypanosoma congolense infection in mice. Infection and Immunity. 2007. 75: 1878-1885.

  • Namangala B, N Inoue, J Kohara, N Kuboki, T Sakurai, K Hayashida, C Sugimoto: Evidence for the immunostimulatory effects of low-dose orally-delivered human interferon alpha in cattle. Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research. 2006. 26: 675-681.

  • Imamura S, Namangala B, Tajima T, Tembo ME, Yasuda J, Ohashi K, Onuma M. Two serine protease inhibitors (Serpins) that induce a bovine protective immune response against Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks. Vaccine. 2006. 24: 2230-2237.

  • Noël W, De Baetselier P, Raes G, Hassanzadeh Gh G, Namangala B, Gomez J, Brys L, Beschin A. Valuating the role of activated macrophage during parasitic infections: a quest for markers (Review). Recent Research and Development: Infection and Immunity. 2003. 1: 451-473.

  • Namangala B, Mayall S, Hamblin AS. TDR31.1, an anti-human class II monoclonal antibody recognizing equine antigen presenting cells. Zambian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 2003. 4: 15-19.

  • Namangala B, De Baetselier P, Noël W, Beschin A. Role of macrophages during African trypanosomosis: A review. Zambian Journal of Veterinary Sciences. 2003. 4: 20-23.

  • Noël W, Hassanzadeh Gh G, Raes G, Namangala B, Daems I, Brys L, Brombacher F, De Baetselier P, Beschin A. Infection stage-dependent modulation of macrophage activation in Trypanosoma congolense-resistant and susceptible mice. Infection and Immunity. 2002. 70: 6180-6187.
  • Namangala B, P De Baetselier, W Noël, L Brys, S Magez, A Beschin. Relative contribution of IL-10 and IFN-g towards resistance to African trypanosomosis. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2001. 183: 1794-1800.

  • Namangala B, P De Baetselier, L Brys, W Noël, Beschin A. Alternative versus classical macrophage activation during experimental African trypanosomosis. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 2001. 69: 387-396.

  • De Baetselier P, Namangala B, W Noël, L Brys, A Beschin. Alternative versus classical macrophage activation during experimental African trypanosomosis: Invited review. International Journal for Parasitology. 2001. 31: 574-586.

  • Namangala B, L Brys, S Magez, P De Baetselier, A Beschin. Trypanosoma brucei brucei infection impairs MHC Class II antigen presentation capacity of macrophages. Parasite Immunology. 2000. 22: 361-370.
  • Namangala B, P De Baetselier, B Stijlemans, W Noël, E Pays, M Carrington, A Beschin. Attenuation of Trypanosoma brucei is associated with reduced immunosuppression and concomitant production of TH2 lymphokines. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2000. 181: 1110-1120.

  • Kadohira M, Hang’ombe BM, Arumugam G, Mubita CM, M’ule D, Lungu J, Namangala B, Nagabayashi T. Composition of aerobic bacterial flora in small and large intestines of Hippopotomi (Hippopotomus amphibious) in Zambia. Japanese Journal of Zoological and Wildlife Medicine. 1998. 3: 83-85.

  • Namangala B, N Inoue, A Beschin, P de Baetselier, C Sugimoto. Innate control of trypanosome infections. In Proceedings of the first International Multidisciplinary Conference on Recent Advances in Research, 26 to 27 September 2007, Lusaka, Zambia. Editors: Prof. S.B. Kanyanga, Dr. P. Ndubani, pages 73-79.

  • Namangala B, C Sugimoto, N Inoue. Lower-dose transforming growth factor-beta-1 induces pro-inflammatory responses early in the course of Trypanosoma congolense infection in mice. In International Proceedings of the ICOPA XI Conference, 6 to 11 August 2006, Glasgow, UK, Edited by MEDIMOND S.r.1., Pages 47-52.

  • Namangala B, De Baetselier P, A Beschin. Differential production of some immune parameters by mouse strains that differ in their susceptibility to Trypanosoma brucei brucei. In Proceedings of the Biennial Conference, 7 to 9 August 2002, Nairobi, Kenya. Pages 63-65.

  • Namangala B, P De Baetselier, E Pays, M Carrington, A Beschin. Influence of Trypanosoma brucei infection on antigen presentation capacity of peretoneal exudate cells. In Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Immunology, 1 to 6 November I998, New Delhi, India, editors: G.P. Talwar, Indira Nath, N.K. Ganguly, K.V.S. Rao; Pages 931-935.


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