Impact of untreated bednets on prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti transmitted by Anopheles farauti in Papua New Guinea.

@article{Bockarie2002ImpactOU,
  title={Impact of untreated bednets on prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti transmitted by Anopheles farauti in Papua New Guinea.},
  author={Moses John Bockarie and Livingstone Tavul and Will Kastens and Edwin Michael and James W. Kazura},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          116-9
        }
}
Despite the growing evidence that insecticide-treated mosquito nets reduce malaria morbidity and mortality in a variety of epidemiological conditions, their value against lymphatic filariasis infection and disease is yet to be established. The impact of untreated bednets on the prevalence of Wuchereria bancrofti (Cobbold) (Nematoda: Filarioidea) infection and disease was investigated on Bagabag island in Papua New Guinea, where both malaria and filariasis are transmitted by the same vector… CONTINUE READING
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