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Open Access | Research: The Importance of Age Dependent Mortality and the Extrinsic Incubation Period in Models of Mosquito-Borne Disease Transmission and Control

April 16, 2010 - 08:15 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Steve E. Bellan
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 5(4): e10165.

Interventions that reduce mosquito survival were also found to be slightly less effective when implemented in systems with shorter EIPs. Future transmission models that examine anti-vectorial interventions should incorporate realistic age dependent mortality rates.

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