Indoor-Breeding of Aedes albopictus in Northern Peninsular Malaysia and Its Potential Epidemiological Implications

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Dieng, H.; Saifur, R.G.M.; Abu Hassan, A.; Salmah, M.R.C.; Boots, M.; Satho, T.; Jaal, Z.; AbuBakar, S.;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 5, issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • 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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