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Social economic factors and malaria transmission in Lower Moshi, northern Tanzania

June 29, 2012 - 13:28 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Lowassa A, Mahande AM, Mazigo HD, Mwang'onde BJ, Msangi S, Mahande MJ, Kimaro EE, Elisante E, Kweka EJ
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:129 (28 June 2012)

MalariaWorldThe present study was therefore conducted to assess the influence of household social economic status, knowledge, attitude and practice on treatment seeking behaviors, distance to health facilities and vector control measures in the Lower Moshi area, northern Tanzania.

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Knockdown resistance, Rdl alleles, and the annual entomological Inoculation rate of wild mosquito populations from Lower Moshi, Northern Tanzania

June 11, 2012 - 14:42 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Aneth M Mahande, Isabelle Dusfour, Jonathan R Matias, Eliningaya J Kweka
Reference: 
Journal of Global Infectious Diseases, Volume 4 Issue : 2 Page : 114-119 2012

MalariaWorldThe findings of this study suggest that the homozygous and the heterozygous resistance present in rdl genes demonstrated the effect of pesticide residues on resistance selection pressure in mosquitoes.

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