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Anopheles gambiae s.s. breeding in polluted water bodies in urban Lagos, southwestern Nigeria.

  title={Anopheles gambiae s.s. breeding in polluted water bodies in urban Lagos, southwestern Nigeria.},
  author={Taiwo Samson Awolola and Adedayo O Oduola and J B Obansa and N J Chukwurar and John Paul Unyimadu},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  volume={44 4},
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVE Urban malaria is on the rise in Nigeria due to rapid industrialisation and developmental activities. A study was undertaken in Lagos, Nigeria to study the Anopheles breeding in polluted water bodies. METHODS Anopheles larval breeding habitats were surveyed and water samples from 24 larval breeding sites from four strategic areas in urban Lagos were analysed. The relationship between eight abiotic variables (pH, dissolved oxygen, conductivity, hardness, nitrate, total… 

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