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Open Access | Is aging raw cattle urine efficient for sampling Anopheles arabiensis Patton?

June 16, 2010 - 11:46 -- Patrick Sampao
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Aneth M., Beda J., et al.
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BMC Infectious Diseases 2010, 10:172

A total of 7871 mosquitoes were collected throughout the study period. 49.8% of the mosquitoes were collected from resting box treated with urine daily; 21.6% and 20.0% were from boxes treated 3 and 7 days respectively. Only 8.6% were from untreated resting box (control). The proportion collected indoors was ~2 folds greater than the outdoor. Of all mosquitoes, 12.3% were unfed, 4.1% full fed, 34.2% semi-gravid and 49.4% gravid.

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