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Anopheles arabiensis and An. funestus are equally important vectors of malaria in Matola coastal suburb of Maputo, southern Mozambique.

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Transmission characteristics of malaria were studied in Matola, a coastal suburb of Maputo, the capital City, in southern Mozambique, from November 1994 to April 1996. The local climate alternates between cool dry season (May-October) and hot rainy season (November-April) with mean annual rainfall 650-850 mm. Saltmarsh and freshwater pools provide mosquito breeding sites in Matola. Malaria prevalence reached approximately 60% among people living nearest to the main breeding sites of the vecto...

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Journal:
Medical and veterinary entomology
Volume:
14
Issue:
2
Pages:
171-180
Publication date:
2000-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2915
ISSN:
0269-283X
URN:
uuid:df6f40e5-f81b-4561-98a4-89822dc84e83
Source identifiers:
271592
Local pid:
pubs:271592

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