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Abundance, behavior and entomological inoculation rates of anthropophilic anophelines from a primary Colombian malaria endemic area

March 10, 2013 - 13:55 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Naranjo-Diaz N, Rosero DA, Rua-Uribe G, Luckhart S, Correa MM
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Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:61 (7 March 2013)
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These results indicate that An. nuneztovari and An. darlingi continue to be the most important malaria vectors in this region. Anopheles triannulatus, a species of local importance in other South American countries was found naturally infected with Plasmodium vivax VK247; therefore, further work should be directed to understand if this species has a role in malaria transmission in this region.

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Impact of cyfluthrin (Solfac EW050) impregnated bed nets on malaria transmission in the city of Mbandjock: lessons for the nationwide distribution of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) in Cameroon

January 14, 2013 - 15:05 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Antonio-Nkondjio C, Demanou M, Etang J, Bouchite B
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Parasites & Vectors 2013, 6:10 (11 January 2013)
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The study confirms the effectiveness of cyfluthrin impregnated nets in reducing malaria transmission. Lessons from this study could be essential to draw guidelines for the management of the recent nationwide distribution of LLINs across Cameroon in 2011.

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NOT Open Access | Malaria outside the Amazon region: Natural Plasmodium infection in anophelines collected near an indigenous village in the Vale do Rio Branco, Itanhaém, SP, Brazil

November 13, 2012 - 11:11 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Amanda Neves, Paulo Roberto Urbinatti, Rosely dos Santos Malafronte, Aristides Fernandes, Wanderley da Silva Paganini, Delsio Natal
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Acta Tropica, Volume 125, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 102–106
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A few cases of Plasmodium vivax malaria in which anophelines of subgenus Kerteszia were incriminated as vectors have been reported outside the Amazon region, in the Atlantic Forest.

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