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anopheles arabiensis

Reusing larval rearing water and its effect on development and quality of Anopheles arabiensis mosquitoes

March 19, 2016 - 19:31 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Wadaka Mamai, Rosemary Susan Lees, Hamidou Maiga and Jeremie R. L. Gilles
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:169, 16 March 2016

Re-used larval-rearing water has no impact on egg hatching, development time or mortality of the immature stages of An. arabiensis.

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Large-scale Anopheles arabiensis egg quantification methods for mass-rearing operations

February 9, 2016 - 16:53 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Hamidou Maïga, David Damiens, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Roch K. Dabiré, Georges A. Ouédraogo, Rosemary S. Lees and Jeremie R. L. Gilles
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Malaria Journal 2016 15:72, 6 February 2016

An equation has been derived to allow accurate quantification of dried Anopheles arabiensis eggs based on weight, enabling more accurate quantification of eggs for consistent larval rearing density to be achieved.

Insecticidal decay effects of long-lasting insecticide nets and indoor residual spraying on Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis in Western Kenya

November 23, 2015 - 15:48 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Wanjala C, Zhou G, Mbugi J, Simbauni J, Afrane Y, Ototo E, Gesuge M, Atieli H, Githeko A, Yan G
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Parasites & Vectors 2015, 8 :588 (14 November 2015)

This study confirms that insecticide decay and developing levels of resistance have a negative contribution to reduced efficacy of ITN and IRS in western Kenya. 

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Treatment of livestock with systemic insecticides for control of Anopheles arabiensis in western Kenya

September 22, 2015 - 17:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Richard Poché, Dylan Burruss, Larisa Polyakova, David Poché, Rajesh Garlapati
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:351 (17 September 2015)

These data demonstrate the effectiveness of three insecticidal compounds administered systemically to cattle for controlling the cattle-feeding mosquito An. arabiensis. Eprinomectin and fipronil provided the longest-lasting control.

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Repellent efficacy of DEET, MyggA, neem (Azedirachta indica) oil and chinaberry (Melia azedarach) oil against Anopheles arabiensis, the principal malaria vector in Ethiopia

May 4, 2015 - 11:17 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ephrem Abiy, Teshome Gebre-Michael, Meshesha Balkew, Girmay Medhin
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:187 (3 May 2015)

The commercial products and laboratory-produced repellents can be utilized by individuals to avoid contact with An. arabiensis in Ethiopia.

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Anopheles arabiensis seasonal densities and infection rates in relation to landscape classes and climatic parameters in a Sahelian area of Senegal

January 5, 2015 - 18:25 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
El Ngom, Ndèye Faye, Cheikh Talla, El Ndiaye, Jacques-Andr Ndione, Ousmane Faye, Yamar Ba, Mawlouth Diallo, Ibrahima Dia
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2014, 14:3838 (20 December 2014)

These observations suggest key roles played by landscape classes and rainfall in malaria vector densities, infection rates and malaria transmission that could be more pronounced in villages situated in wooded savanna and bare soils.

A genotypically distinct, melanic variant of Anopheles arabiensis in Sudan is associated with arid environments

December 18, 2014 - 09:13 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Aboud M, Makhawi A, Verardi A, El Raba'a F, Elnaiem D, Townson H
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :492 (13 December 2014)

This is the first demonstration of correspondent phenotypic and genetic structuring in An. arabiensis.

Participation of irradiated Anopheles arabiensis males in swarms following field release in Sudan

December 15, 2014 - 16:01 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tellal B Ageep, David Damiens, Bashir Alsharif, Ayman Ahmed, Elwaleed HO Salih, Fayez TA Ahmed, Abdoulaye Diabaté, Rosemary S Lees, Jeremie RL Gilles, Badria B El Sayed
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:484 (11 December 2014)

Sterile An. arabiensis males released into the field were able to find and participate in existing swarms, and possibly even initiate swarms.

First report of an exophilic Anopheles arabiensis population in Bissau City, Guinea-Bissau: recent introduction or sampling bias?

November 25, 2014 - 16:00 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Vasco Gordicho, José L Vicente, João Pinto, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13:423 (4 November 2014)

This study reports for the first time the presence of An. arabiensis in Antula, a suburb of Bissau city, the capital of Guinea Bissau, where high levels of hybridization between Anopheles coluzzii and An. gambiae have been reported.

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Aquatain(R) Mosquito Formulation (AMF) for the control of immature Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto and Anopheles arabiensis: dose-responses, persistence and sub-lethal effects

September 23, 2014 - 17:20 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Mbare O, Lindsay SW, Fillinger U
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Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7 :438 (16 September 2014)

This study evaluated the efficacy of the silicone-based surface film, Aquatain® Mosquito Formulation (AMF), for the control of the Afrotropical malaria vectors, Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto and Anopheles arabiensis in laboratory dose–response assays and standardized field tests.

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