A study of the age-composition of natural populations of Culex pipiens fatigans Wiedemann in relation to the transmission of filariasis due to Wuchereria bancrofti (Cobbold) in Ceylon.


Filariasis due to Wuchereria bancrofti is becoming an increasingly important problem in many countries of southern and south-eastern Asia. From 1962 to 1964, a study was made of the vector of this disease, Culex pipiens fatigans, in two districts of Colombo, Ceylon, one with vector control by larviciding and one without. Catches were made of the house… (More)


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