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Does irrigated urban agriculture influence the transmission of malaria in the city of Kumasi, Ghana?
To verify the possible impact of irrigated urban agriculture on malaria transmission in cities, we studied entomological parameters, self-reported malaria episodes, and household-level data in theExpand
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Field evaluation of four widely used mosquito traps in Central Europe
BackgroundTo monitor adult mosquitoes several trapping devices are available. These are differently constructed and use various mechanisms for mosquito attraction, thus resulting in differentExpand
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Variation and distribution of forms of Simulium soubrense and S. sanctipauli in West Africa.
Examination of specimens from savanna areas of Togo and Benin attributable to Simulium soubrense and S. sanctipauli according to the criteria of Vajime and Dunbar (1975) revealed hitherto undescribedExpand
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Efficiency of Simulium sanctipauli as a vector of Onchocerca volvulus in the forest zone of Ghana
Abstract.  The role of Simulium sanctipauli Vajime & Dunbar (Diptera: Simuliidae) as a vector of Onchocerca volvulus (Leuckart) (Spirurida: Onchocercidae) in the forest zone of central Ghana wasExpand
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Studies on the reinvasion of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in the Volta River Basin by Simulium damnosum s.I. with emphasis on the south-western areas.
The aerial larvicidng operation of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme of the World Health Organization which began in February 1975 resulted in a sharp reduction in Simulium damnosum numbers.Expand
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The fate and migration of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum, and the role of the buccopharyngeal armature in the destruction of
  • M. Omar, R. Garms
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie
  • 18 March 1975
The migration and fate of microfilariae of a Guatemalan strain of Onchocerca volvulus in Simulium ochraceum and S. metallicum was studied. The anatomical distribution of microfilariae at variousExpand
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Host-feeding patterns of mosquito species in Germany
BackgroundMosquito-borne pathogens are of growing importance in many countries of Europe including Germany. At the same time, the transmission cycles of most mosquito-borne pathogens (e.g. viruses orExpand
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Use of morphological characters in the study of Simulium damnosum s.l. populations in West Africa.
  • R. Garms
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie
  • 1 December 1978
Morphological characters were tested which could be used to compare and to associate Stimulium damnosum s.l. populations reinvading the area of the Onchocerciasis Control Programme in the Volta RiverExpand
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The elimination of the vector Simulium neavei from the Itwara onchocerciasis focus in Uganda by ground larviciding.
The Itwara focus of onchocerciasis covers an area of approximately 600 km(2) in western Uganda about 20 km north of Fort Portal. The vector is Simulium neavei, whose larvae and pupae live in aExpand
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The disappearance of onchocerciasis from the Itwara focus, western Uganda after elimination of the vector Simulium neavei and 19 years of annual ivermectin treatments.
The Itwara onchocerciasis focus is located around the Itwara forest reserve in western Uganda. In 1991, annual treatments with ivermectin started in the focus. They were supplemented in 1995 by theExpand
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