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anopheles rivulorum

Reconsideration of Anopheles rivulorum as a vector of Plasmodium falciparum in Western Kenya: some evidence from biting time, blood preference, sporozoite positive rate, and pyrethroid resistance

October 12, 2012 - 16:40 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kawada H, Dida GO, Sonye G, Njenga SM, Mwandawiro C, Minakawa N
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:230 (10 October 2012)

MalariaWorldGiven the tendency for An. rivulorum to be active early in the evening, the presence of P. falciparum in the species, and the potential for the development of pyrethroid resistance, we strongly advocate reconsideration of the latent ability of this species as an epidemiologically important malaria vector.

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