Effects of seasonality and irrigation on malaria transmission in two villages in Côte d'Ivoire.

@article{Koudou2010EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of seasonality and irrigation on malaria transmission in two villages in C{\^o}te d'Ivoire.},
  author={Benjamin G Koudou and Mory Doumbia and N Janmohamed and Andres B. Tschannen and Marcel Tanner and Janet Hemingway and J{\"u}rg Utzinger},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={109-21}
}
The seasonality of malaria transmission was investigated in two villages in central Côte d'Ivoire: one usually with irrigated rice farming (Zatta) and one without (Tiémélékro). Adult mosquitoes were collected, from February 2002 to August 2005, inside and outside sentinel houses. In Tiémélékro, the biting rate of Anopheles gambiae s.s. showed a significant difference between the dry and rainy season only in 2003 (P<0.001). The corresponding rates for An. funestus s.s. showed significant… CONTINUE READING

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