Indoor-breeding of Aedes albopictus in northern peninsular Malaysia and its potential epidemiological implications.

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Hamady Dieng; Rahman G M Saifur; Ahmad Abu Hassan; M R Che Salmah; Michael Boots; Tomomitsu Satho; Zairi Jaal; Sazaly AbuBakar;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 5,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2910701, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011790
  • 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
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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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