Determinants of Heterogeneous Blood Feeding Patterns by Aedes aegypti in Iquitos, Peru

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Liebman, Kelly A.; Stoddard, Steven T.; Reiner, Robert C.; Perkins, T. Alex; Astete, Helvio; Sihuincha, Moises; Halsey, Eric S.; Kochel, Tadeusz J.; Morrison, Amy C.; Scott, Thomas W.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 8,issue 2 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3923725, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002702
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Research Article | Biology | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Entomology | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Zoology

Background Heterogeneous mosquito biting results in different individuals in a population receiving an uneven number of bites. This is a feature of many vector-borne disease systems that, if understood, could guide preventative control efforts toward individuals who are... View more
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