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NOT Open Access | Role of Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles coluzzii (Diptera: Culicidae) in Human Malaria Transmission in Rural Areas of Bouaké, in Côte d'Ivoire

July 6, 2020 - 16:32 -- NOT Open Access
Zoh DD, Yapi A, Chandre F, et al.
Journal of Medical Entomology, Volume 57, Issue 4, July 2020, Pages 1254–1261

Studies done in Bouaké (Côte d'Ivoire) about 20-yr ago reported that Anopheles gambiae s.l. Giles was the major malaria vector. The present study aimed to update these data and to identify the main vectors. Mosquitoes were collected in Allokokro and Petessou villages between June 2014 and December 2015 using the human landing catching method. Potential breeding sites of An. gambiae s.l. were identified in August and October 2014 and mapped using GPS.

Explaining variation in adult Anopheles indoor resting abundance: the relative effects of larval habitat proximity and insecticide-treated bed net use

July 18, 2017 - 15:14 -- Open Access
Robert S. McCann, Joseph P. Messina, David W. MacFarlane, M. Nabie Bayoh, John E. Gimnig, Emanuele Giorgi and Edward D. Walker
Malaria Journal 2017 16:288, 17 July 2017

Variation in the abundance of indoor-resting Anopheles in rural houses of western Kenya varies with clearly identifiable factors.

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Zoom in at African country level: potential climate induced changes in areas of suitability for survival of malaria vectors

May 28, 2014 - 17:49 -- Open Access
Tonnang HE, Tchouassi DP, Juarez HS, Igweta LK, Djouaka RF
International Journal of Health Geographics 2014, 13 :12 (7 May 2014)

We developed a model using CLIMEX simulation platform to estimate the potential geographical distribution and seasonal abundance of these malaria vectors in relation to climatic factors (temperature, rainfall and relative humidity).

Large fluctuations in the effective population size of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. during vector control cycle

December 11, 2013 - 17:35 -- Open Access
Theresa K. Hodges, Giridhar Athrey, Kevin C. Deitz, Hans J. Overgaard, Abrahan Matias, Adalgisa Caccone, Michel A. Slotman
Evolutionary Applications, Volume 6, Issue 8, pages 1171–1183, December 2013

We analyzed data for 13 microsatellite loci from 791 An. gambiae specimens collected at six time points in 2009 and 2010 and reconstructed the demographic history of the population during this period using approximate Bayesian computation (ABC).

NOT Open Access | Comparison of the effects of extracts from three Vitex plant species on Anopheles gambiae s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae

September 12, 2013 - 05:31 -- NOT Open Access
Mokua G. Nyamoita, Innocent Ester, Mbwambo H. Zakaria, Lwande Wilber, Ochola J. Bwire, Hassanali Ahmed
Acta Tropica, Volume 127, Issue 3, September 2013, Pages 199-203

Acetone and methanol extracts of different parts of three Vitex species (leaves and stem bark of Vitex trifolia, leaves, stem bark and root bark of Vitex schiliebenii and stem and root bark of Vitex payos) were evaluated for their potential to control Anopheles gambiae Giles s.s. larvae (Diptera: Culicidae).

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