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Open Access | The Importance of Drains for the Larval Development of Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria Vectors in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

May 27, 2010 - 08:05 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Marcia C. Castro, Shogo Kanamori, Khadija Kannady, Sigsbert Mkude, Gerry F. Killeen, Ulrike Fillinger
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4(5): e693.

Restoring and maintaining drains in Dar es Salaam has the potential to eliminate more than 40% of all potential mosquito larval habitats that are currently treated with larvicides by the UMCP. The importance of human-made larval habitats for both lymphatic filariasis and malaria vectors underscores the need for a synergy between on-going control efforts of those diseases.

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