Subject: Infectious Diseases/Epidemiology and Control of Infectious Diseases | Q | R | Research Article | Ecology/Behavioral Ecology | Evolutionary Biology/Sexual Behavior | Science | Medicine | Ecology/Evolutionary Ecology | Ecology/Population Ecology
BACKGROUND: The mosquito Ae. albopictus is usually adapted to the peri-domestic environment and typically breeds outdoors. However, we observed its larvae in most containers within homes in northern peninsular Malaysia. To anticipate the epidemiological implications of ... View more
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