Corpus ID: 8730204

Effects of long-lasting insecticidal nets and zooprophylaxis on mosquito feeding behaviour and density in Mwea, central Kenya.

@article{Kaburi2009EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of long-lasting insecticidal nets and zooprophylaxis on mosquito feeding behaviour and density in Mwea, central Kenya.},
  author={Josyline C. Kaburi and Joyce N Githuto and L. Muthami and P. Ngure and J. Mueke and C. Mwandawiro},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={
          184-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Zooprophylaxis is a strategy that can control malaria by attracting mosquitoes to domestic animals that act as dead-end hosts. The objective of this study was to establish the effects of zooprophylaxis and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) on malaria transmission in an agro-based ecosystem with seasonal transmission. METHODS The mosquito samples were collected indoors using the space spray catch method before and after intervention between October 2005 and March… Expand
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A systematic, realist review of zooprophylaxis for malaria control
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