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Kumar V, Shankar L, Rama A, Kesari S, Dinesh DS, Bhunia GS and Das P. Analyzing host preference behavior of Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera:Psychodidae) under the Impact of Indoor Residual Spray. International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health. 2015; 7(2): 69-79.
Kumar V, Shankar L, Kesari S, Bhunia GS, Dinesh DS, Mandal R and Das P. Insecticide susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes & assessment of vector control in two districts of West Bengal, India. Indian J Med Res. 2015; 142(2): 211-215. doi: 10.4103/0971-5916.164260.
Hassan F, Dinesh DS, Purkait B, Kumari S, Kumar V and Das P. Bio-Chemical Characterization of detoxifying enzymes in DDT resistant field isolates of Phlebotomus argentipes in Bihar, India. International Journal of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJMPS).2015; 5(2): 23-32.
Rama A, Kumar V, Kesari S, Diensh DS and Das P. Exploring semiochemical based oviposition response of Phlebotomus argenitipes (Diptera: Psychodidae) towards pre-existing colony ingredients. IJMPS, 2014; 4(4): 35-46.
Kumari S, Hassan F, Kumar V, Kumar J, Pandit V, Rama A, Kumari N, Das P and Dinesh DS. Evaluation of toxic effect of plant extracts having insecticidal effect to sandfly. Elixir Appl Botany, 2014; 75: 27845-27848.
Dinesh DS, Kumar V and Das P. Infestation of nematodes in Phlebotomus argenitpes Annandale and Brunetti (Diptera: Psycodidae), Bihar, India. Global J Med Res Dis., 2013; 13(6): 7-9.
Dinesh DS, Kumar V, Kesari S and Das P. Mites and spiders act as biological control agent to sand flies. Asian Pac J Trop Dis. 2014; 4(Suppl 1): S463-S466.
Dinesh DS, Kumari S, Kumar V and Das P. The potentiality of botanicals and their products as an alternative to chemical insecticides to sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae): a review. J Vector Borne Dis. 2014; 51(1): 1-7.


Kumar V, Rama A, Kesari S, Bhunia GS, Dinesh DS, and Das P. Oviposition behaviour of Phlebotomus argentipes – A laboratory-based study. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2013; 108(8): 1065-1067.



Dinesh DS, Kumar AJ, Kumar V, Ranjan A and Das P. Fecundity and life table of different morphotypes of Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae). Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2011; DOI: 10.1007/s12639-011-0035-6.



Dinesh DS, Das ML, Picado A, Roy L, Rijal S, Singh SP, Das P, Boelaert M and Coosemans M. Insecticide susceptibility of Phlebotomus argentipes in visceral leishmaniasis endemic districts in India and Nepal. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010; 4(10): e859.



Clements MF, Gidwani K, Kumar R, Hostomska J, Dinesh DS, Kumar V, Das P, Müller I, Hamilton G, Volfova V, Boelaert M, Das M, Rijal S, Picado A, Volf P, Sundar S, Davies CR and Rogers ME. Measurement of recent exposure to Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of Indian visceral Leishmaniasis, by using human antibody responses to sand fly saliva. Am J Trop Med Hyg . 2010; 82(5): 801-807.



Picado A, Das ML, Kumar V, Kesari S, Dinesh DS, Roy L, Rijal S, Das P, Rowland M, Sundar S, Coosemans M, Boelaert M and Davies CR. Effect of village-wide use of long-lasting insecticidal nets on visceral Leishmaniasis vectors in India and Nepal: a cluster randomized trial. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010; 4(1): e587.



Picado A, Das ML, Kumar V, Dinesh DS, Rijal S, Singh SP, Das P, Coosemans M, Boelaert M and Davies C. Phlebotomus argentipes Seasonal Patterns in India and Nepal. Journal of Medical Entomology, 2010; 47(2):283-286.



Kumar V, Kesari S, Kumar AJ, Dinesh DS, Ranjan A, Prasad M, Sinha NK, Kumar R and Das P. Vector density and the control of kala-azar in Bihar, India. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2009; 104(7): 1019-1022.



Kumar V, Kesari S, Dinesh DS, Tiwari AK, Kumar AJ, Kumar R, Singh VP and Das P. A report on the indoor residual spraying (IRS) in the control of Phlebotomus argentipes, the vector of visceral leishmaniasis in Bihar (India): an initiative towards total elimination targeting 2015 (Series-1). J Vector Borne Dis, 2009; 46(3): 225-229.



Dinesh DS, Singh A, Kumar V, Kesari S, Kumar AJ, Kishore K, Roy SP, Bhattacharya SK and Das P. Emergence periodicity of Phlebotomus argentipes annandale and brunette (Diptera: psychodidae): A laboratory study. J Parasitic Dis, 2009; 33(1&2): 23-27.


Dinesh DS, Bhattacharya, SK, and Das P. Peridomestic breeding and resting sites of sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Bihar, India. Entomological News, 2009; 120(5): 496-501.



Picado A, Kumar V, Das M, Burniston I, Roy L, Suman R, Diensh D, Coosemans M, Sundar S, Kesari S, Boelaert M, Davies C and Cameron M. Effect of untreated bed nets on blood-fed Phlebotomus argentipes in kala-azar endemic foci in Nepal and India. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 2009; 104(8): 1183-1186.



Dinesh DS, Kumar V, Kesari S, Kumar AJ and Das P. Is Phlebotomus argentipesAnnandale and Brunetti (Diptera: Psychodidae) autogenous?. J Vector Borne Dis, 2008; 45(2): 174-175.



Dinesh DS, Das P, Picado A, Davies C, Speybroeck N, Ostyn B, Boelaert M and Coosemans M. Long-lasting insecticidal nets fail at household level to reduce abundance of sandfly vector Phlebotomus argentipes in treated houses in Bihar (India). Trop Med Int Health, 2008; 13(7): 953-958.



Dinesh DS, DAS P, Picado A, Davies C, Speybroeck N, Boelaert M and Coosemans M. The efficacy of indoor CDC light traps for collecting the sandfly Phlebotomus argentipes, vector of Leishmania donovani. Med Vet Entomol, 2008; 22(2): 120-123.



Ostyn B, Vanlerberghe V, Picado A, Dinesh DS, Sundar S, Chappuis F, Rijal S, Dujardin JC, Coosemans M, Boelaert M and Davies C. Vector control by insecticide-treated nets in the fight against visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent, what is the evidence? Trop Med Int Health, 2008; 13(8): 1073-85. (Epub 2008 Jun 28.)



Muniaraj M, Dinesh DS, Sinha PK, Das P and Bhattacharya SK. Dual culture method to determine the relationship of gut bacteria of sandfly (Phlebotomus argentipes) with promastigotes of Leishmania donovani. J Commun Dis. 2008; 40(2): 133-138.



Das VN, Siddiqui NA, Kumar N, Verma N, Verma RB, Dinesh DS, Kar SK and Das P . A pilot study on the status of lymphatic filariasis in a rural community of Bihar. J Commun Dis, 2006; 38(2): 169-75.



Kishore K, Kumar V, Kesari S, Dinesh DS, Kumar AJ, Das P and Bhattacharya SK. Vector control in leishmaniasis. Indian J Med Res, 2006; 123(3): 467-472.



 Dinesh DS, Kishore K, Singh VP, Bhattacharya SK. Morphological variations in Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae) Annandale and Brunetti. Journal of communicable Diseases. 2005; 37(1): 35-38.



Dinesh DS, Kishore K, Das P and Bhattacharya, SK. Abnormality in Phlebotomus Argentipes (Diptera: Psychodidae). Current Science, 2005; 88(5): 703.



Singh SK, Bimal S, Dinesh DS, Gupta AK, Sinha PK, Bimal R and Das P. Towards Identifying Immunogenic Targets in Visceral Leishmaniasis: Role of 17kDa and 63kDa Phosphoproteins. American Journal of Immunology. 2005; 1(3): 96-100.



Das VN, Dinesh DS, Verma N and Kar SK A case report on self-cure of visceral leishmaniasis. J Commun Dis. 2002; 34(4): 302-203.



Dinesh DS, Ranjan A, Palit A, Kishore Kand Kar SK. Seasonal and nocturnal landing/biting behaviour of Phlebotomus argentipes (Diptera:Psychodidae). Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 2001; 95(2): 197-202.



Dinesh DS, Kar SK, Kishore K, Palit A, Verma N, Gupta AK, Chauhan DS, Singh D, Sharma VD and Katoch VM. Screening sandflies for natural infection with Leishmania donovani, using a non-radioactive probe based on the total DNA of the parasiteAnn Trop Med Parasitol. 2000; 94(5): 447-451.



Palit A, Kesari S, Kishore K, Kumar V, Dinesh DS, Ranjan A, Verma RB and Kar SK. Life budget analysis of phlebotomus papatasiscopoli (Diptera: psychodisae)a suspected vector of kala-azar in India. Journal of Parasitic Disease. 2000; 24: 87-88.



Dinesh DS, Das VNR, Palit A, Kishore K, Verma N, Gupta AK, Sharma MC, Kumar N. and Kar, SK. The role of Post Kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis in the transmission of Visceral Leishmaniasis through Phlebotomus Argentipes. Tropical Biomedicine. 2000; 17: 7.



Dinesh DS, Das VNR, Kishore K, Palit A and Kar SK. Vectorial capacity of sandflies in correlation with cases of Kala-azar in an endemic focus of Bihar. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 1999; 23(1). 57.



Dinesh DS, Dhiman RC, Ranjan A, Prasad SK, Kishore K and Kar SK. The cross-sectional epidemiological studies on Kala-azar around PatnaCity in Bihar. Indian Journal of Parasitology, 1994; 18: 143-147.



Dhiman RC and Dinesh DS. An experimental study to find out the source of fructose to sandflies. Indian Journal of Parasitology, 1992; 16(2): 159-160. 



Dinesh DS, and Dhiman RC. Plant sources of fructose to sandflies, particularly Phlebotomus argentipes in nature. Journal of Communicable Diseases, 1991; 23(2): 160-161.



Dinesh DS and Sinha PK.  Observations on Aneristus ceroplastae Howard (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) a parasitoid of mango scale, Chloropulvinaria polygonata (Homoptera: Coccidae). Entomon, 1991; 16: 155-157.



Sinha PK, Dinesh DS and Sayeed MZ. Influence of Aneristus ceroplastae Howard (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on the population of Pulvinaria sp. (Homoptera: Coccidae). Entomon, 1986; 11: 81-85



Sinha PK, Sayeed MZ and Dinesh DS. A report on Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) their host plants and natural enemies at Bhagalpur. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, 1985; 55(B): 13-17.



Sinha PK and Dinesh DS. A report on the Coccid (Hemiptera: Coccoidea), their host plants and natural enemies at Bhagalpur. Biological Bulletin of India, 1984; 6: 7-13.


Book Chapters:



Sinha PK, Sayeed MZ & Dinesh DS (1985). Dispersal and establishment ehavior during post-embryonic development of Ferrisia virgata (Homoptera) In Recent Advances in Developmental Biology of Animals. Eds. Suresh C. Goel & GBL Srivastava, Pun: Indian Society of Developmental Biologists, pp.: 141-144.



Dinesh DS (1989). Present Status of Kala-azar in Bihar. In: National Symposium on Kala-azar. Eds. A.N. Sinha, A. Palit, R.C. Dhiman, SL Lal &   CS Lal, Patna; Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, pp.: 86-91. Palit A, Kishore K, Kesari S, Kumar V, Dinesh DS & Kar SK (1996). Vector control methods of Leishmaniasis in India. In: Indian Kala-azar. Ed. S Sunder, Varanasi: Banaras Hindu University, pp.: 163-175.


Kishore K, Kumar V, Kesari S, Dinesh DS, Palit A, Lal CS, Ranjan A. & Bhattacharya SK (2001).Malathion slow release emulsified suspension as an effective weapon against Phlebotomine flies- a pilot study. In: Strategies for ontrol of Kala-azar and Malaria, Ed.Bhattacharya SK,RMRIMS ICMR),    Patna. Pp-177-121.


Chaudhary BK, Prasad BN, Dinesh DS & Singh SN (2004). Knowledge Management of Kala-azar in India: a proposal. In: Information and Knowledge Management in Health Sciences: Newer perspectives, Eds. Ambuja R, Raghavan K S & Seetharama, University of Madras, Chennai, pp. 280-286.


Kishore K, Kumar V, Keasari S, Dinesh DS, Jeyakumar A & Bhattacharya SK (2005). Vector Bionomics of Kala-azar. In: Trends and Researc in Leishmaniasis with particular reference to Kala-azar. Eds. D Raghunath & R. Nayak, Tata Mc Graw-Hill, N. Delhi, pp 381-393.


Muniaraj M, Dinesh DS, Sinha PK, Das P, Paramsivan R, Rajendran R, Thenmozhi V & Tyagi BK (2008).  A novel method to determine the interaction of the gut microbiota of sandfly (Phlebotomus argentipes) with promastigotes of Leishmania donovani. In:Vector – Borne Disease: Epidemiology and Control, edt. B K Tyagi, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur,India. Pp.: 73 – 79.


Dinesh DS, Kishore K, Das P & Bhattacharya SK (2009). Effect of environmental and ecological factors on prevalence of sand flies in Bihar,India, In: Sustainable management of Water resources Emerging Science and Technology Issues In South Asia, Ed. MGK Menon & VP Sharma, XII General Assembly of SCOPE (scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment), Indian National Science Academy, N.Delhi, Pp370-377.


Kishore K, Palit A, Kumar V, Kesari S, Dinesh DS & Kar SK (1994). Transmission dynamics of Leishmaniasis. In: Cultivatio of parasites Proceedings of workshop on Cultivation of parasites of Biomedical mportance. Lucknow; Central Drug Research Institute, pp.: 97-106.