Short report: peak period of filarial transmission.

  • Girish Chandra
  • Published 1995 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…


This study was designed to determine the peak period of infective mosquito biting and thus the greatest potential for filarial transmission to occur. It was found that biting density, natural infection, and infectivity rates of Culex quinquefasciatus were significantly higher in the third quadrant of the night (from midnight to 3:00 AM) than at other times… (More)


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