High seasonal malaria transmission rates in the intermediate rainfall zone of Sri Lanka.

@article{Ramasamy1992HighSM,
  title={High seasonal malaria transmission rates in the intermediate rainfall zone of Sri Lanka.},
  author={Ranjan Ramasamy and Muralikrishnan Ramasamy and D A Wijesundera and A P Wijesundera and I Dewit and C Ranasinghe and K A Srikrishnaraj and C Wickremaratne},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1992},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={591-600}
}
Malaria transmission was studied at Nikawehera, a long-established farming village, located in the intermediate rainfall zone of Sri Lanka. Observations were made over a 12-month period (October-September) that included the main rainy season which occurred during the north-east monsoon in November-January. Anolpheles culicifacies, the recognized vector of malaria in Sri Lanka, was the predominant anopheline mosquito collected by human night baiting at Nikawehera. High entomological inoculation… CONTINUE READING
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