Abundance, composition and natural infection of Anopheles mosquitoes from two malaria-endemic regions of Colombia

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Carolina Montoya; Priscila Bascuñán; Julián Rodríguez-Zabala; Margarita M. Correa;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Journal: Biomédica: revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud (issn: 0120-4157, eissn: 0120-4157)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.7705/biomedica.v37i0.3553
  • Subject: disease vectors | infection | R | RC955-962 | Anopheles | Plasmodium | Medicine | malaria | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Colombia
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

Introduction: In Colombia there are three Anopheles species implicated in malaria transmission as primary vectors; however, the local role of some Anopheles species must still be defined. Objective: To determine the abundance, composition and natural infection rates ... View more
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