Natural infectivity of Anopheles species from the Pacific and Atlantic Regions of Colombia.

@article{Gutirrez2008NaturalIO,
  title={Natural infectivity of Anopheles species from the Pacific and Atlantic Regions of Colombia.},
  author={Lina A Guti{\'e}rrez and Nelson J Naranjo and Luz Marina Jaramillo and Carlos Muskus and Shirley Luckhart and Jan E Conn and Margarita M Correa},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2008},
  volume={107 2},
  pages={99-105}
}
Malaria is an important public health problem in Colombia. Among the major vectors in Colombia, Anopheles albimanus is recognized for its importance on the Pacific Coast where it is the predominant species; it is also found in the Atlantic Coast, although its vectorial role in this region is not clear. We examined the occurrence of An. albimanus in four localities of the Pacific and three of the Atlantic Coast. Morphological identification of problematic specimens was confirmed by a molecular… CONTINUE READING

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