Anopheles culicifacies sibling species in Odisha, eastern India: First appearance of Anopheles culicifacies E and its vectorial role in malaria transmission

@article{Das2013AnophelesCS,
  title={Anopheles culicifacies sibling species in Odisha, eastern India: First appearance of Anopheles culicifacies E and its vectorial role in malaria transmission},
  author={Mumani Das and Biswadeep Das and Aparna Priyadarshini Patra and Hare K Tripathy and Namita Mohapatra and Santanu Kumar Kar and Rupenangshu Kumar Hazra},
  journal={Tropical Medicine \& International Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={18}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify the Anopheles culicifacies sibling species complex and study their vectorial role in malaria endemic regions of Odisha. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Mosquitoes were collected from 6 malaria endemic districts using standard entomological collection methods. An. culicifacies sibling species were identified by multiplex polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using cytochrome oxidase subunit II (COII) region of mitochondrial DNA.Expand
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