Spatial density of Aedes distribution in urban areas: a case study of breteau index in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Abstract

BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Dengue fever (DF) is a major vector-borne disease in Malaysia. The incidences of DF in Malaysia are caused by viruses transmitted through the bites of infected female Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes. This study aims to establish the spatial density of mosquito population or breteau index (BI) in the areas of Kuala Lumpur… (More)

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