Inhibition of host-seeking response and olfactory responsiveness in Anopheles gambiae following blood feeding.

@article{Takken2001InhibitionOH,
  title={Inhibition of host-seeking response and olfactory responsiveness in Anopheles gambiae following blood feeding.},
  author={Takken and JJ vanLoon and A Adam},
  journal={Journal of insect physiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={303-310}
}
The effect of a single blood meal on the host-seeking response of Anopheles gambiae was investigated in the laboratory using a behavioural bioassay, whereas possible changes at the chemosensory level were monitored using electroantennogram recording (EAG). To avoid the possible confounding effect of body size, mosquitoes of a large size class only were used. Five-day old female mosquitoes were given a blood meal on a human arm and exposed to the emanations of a human hand in an olfactometer at… CONTINUE READING
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