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NOT Open Access | Residual malaria of Atlantic Forest systems and the influence of anopheline fauna

July 20, 2021 - 15:15 -- NOT Open Access
Ferreira LM, Rezende HR, Buery JC, da Silva LS, Figueiredo TCC, Fux B, de Castro Duarte AMR, Cerutti Junior C
Parasitol Res. 2021 Jul 17

In Brazil, the Amazon region comprises 99.5% of the reported malaria cases. However, another hotspot of the disease is the Atlantic Forest regions, with the sporadic occurrence of autochthonous human cases. In such context, this study sought to investigate the role of anopheline mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the residual malaria transmission in Atlantic Forest areas.

An evaluation of repellency and feeding inhibition of ethno-medicinal plants against major malaria vectors in southern Ethiopia

April 14, 2021 - 16:37 -- Open Access
Olbamo T, Esayas E, Gebre T, Massebo F
Parasit Vectors. 2021 Apr 7;14(1):190

Plant-based mosquito control methods may use as a supplementary malaria vector control strategy. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of smoking ethno-medicinal plants on indoor density and feeding activity of malaria vectors at early hours of the night and its residual effect after midnight in southern Ethiopia.

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