Consistently high estimates for the proportion of human exposure to malaria vector populations occurring indoors in rural Africa

  title={Consistently high estimates for the proportion of human exposure to malaria vector populations occurring indoors in rural Africa},
  author={Bernadette J. Huho and Olivier Johan Tavai Bri{\"e}t and Aklilu Seyoum and Chadwick Haadezu Sikaala and Nabie Bayoh and John E. Gimnig and Fredros O Okumu and Diadier A. Diallo and Salim Abdulla and Thomas A. Smith and Gerry F Killeen},
  booktitle={International journal of epidemiology},
BACKGROUND Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are highly effective tools for controlling malaria transmission in Africa because the most important vectors, from the Anopheles gambiae complex and the A. funestus group, usually prefer biting humans indoors at night. METHODS Matched surveys of mosquito and human behaviour from six rural sites in Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Zambia, and Kenya, with ITN use ranging from 0.2% to 82.5%, were used to calculate the… CONTINUE READING
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