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Identification of blood meal sources in the main African malaria mosquito vector by MALDI-TOF MS

February 15, 2016 - 16:19 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Sirama Niare, Jean-Michel Berenger, Constentin Dieme, Ogobara Doumbo, Didier Raoult, Philippe Parola and Lionel Almeras
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:87, 13 February 2016

These results indicate that MALDI-TOF MS could determine feeding patterns of freshly engorged mosquitoes up to 24 h post-blood meal.

Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis against malaria mosquitoes in northwestern Burkina Faso

August 19, 2014 - 18:04 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Dambach P, Louis VR, Kaiser A, Ouedraogo S, Sié A, Sauerborn R, Becker N
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2014, 7 :371 (15 August 2014)

In this study we examined the efficacy of a water-dispersible granule formulation (WDG) of the biological larvicide Bti (VectoBac(R)) against wild Anopheles spp. larvae. Different concentrations of the larvicide were tested in standardized plastic tubs in the field against untreated controls.

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