Studies of anopheline mosquitoes transmitting malaria in a newly developed highland urban area: a case study of Moi University and its environs.

@article{Khaemba1994StudiesOA,
  title={Studies of anopheline mosquitoes transmitting malaria in a newly developed highland urban area: a case study of Moi University and its environs.},
  author={B M Khaemba and Alex Mutani and Michael Bett},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={1994},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={159-64}
}
Throughout the duration of these studies, Anopheles gambiae was the only mosquito species recovered at the study site. It bred in several habitats, showing strong preference for temporary waterponds contained in a variety of reservoirs created through man's construction activities. The dams as permanent water bodies were the most favoured perennial breeding habitat as opposed to swamps. Of the 393 mosquitoes tested, a very small percentage (0.76%) was infected with sporozoites (0.51%) and… CONTINUE READING

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