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An ecological survey of dengue vector mosquitos in central Lao PDR.

  title={An ecological survey of dengue vector mosquitos in central Lao PDR.},
  author={Yoshio Tsuda and Jun Kobayashi and Simone Nambanya and Ichiro Miyagi and Takako Toma and Samlane Phompida and Kemphavanh Manivang},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  volume={33 1},
An ecological survey of dengue vector mosquitos was carried out in June 2000 in central Lao PDR. Two areas in Khammouane Province, Nongbok and Thakhek, were selected for the survey. Of the 7 mosquito species identified, Aedes aegypti was dominant in both study areas. The container index for Ae. aegypti in Nongbok was 51.8% and was significantly higher than that of Thakhek (40.2%); moreover, significant differences between the study areas were found with records to containers and to the… 

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