Mosquito species abundance and diversity in Malindi, Kenya and their potential implication in pathogen transmission

@article{Mwangangi2011MosquitoSA,
  title={Mosquito species abundance and diversity in Malindi, Kenya and their potential implication in pathogen transmission},
  author={Joseph Mumo Mwangangi and Janet T. Midega and Samuel C. Kahindi and Laban Njoroge and Joseph G. Nzovu and John I. Githure and Charles M Mbogo and John C Beier},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={110},
  pages={61-71}
}
Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) are important vectors of human disease-causing pathogens. Mosquitoes are found both in rural and urban areas. Deteriorating infrastructure, poor access to health, water and sanitation services, increasing population density, and widespread poverty contribute to conditions that modify the environment, which directly influences the risk of disease within the urban and peri-urban ecosystem. The objective of this study was to evaluate the mosquito vector abundance… CONTINUE READING

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