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Solomon Islads

Frequent blood feeding enables insecticide-treated nets to reduce transmission by mosquitoes that bite predominately outdoors

March 15, 2016 - 18:13 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Tanya L. Russell, Nigel W. Beebe, Hugo Bugoro, Allan Apairamo, Weng K. Chow, Robert D. Cooper, Frank H. Collins, Neil F. Lobo and Thomas R. Burkot
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2016 15:156, 10 March 2016

The short duration of the feeding cycle by this species offers an explanation for the substantial control of malaria that has been achieved in the Solomon Islands by LLINs and IRS.

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