The effects of climatic factors on the distribution and abundance of Japanese encephalitis vectors in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

@article{Murty2010TheEO,
  title={The effects of climatic factors on the distribution and abundance of Japanese encephalitis vectors in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh, India.},
  author={Upadhyayula Suryanarayana Murty and Mutheneni Srinivasa Rao and Natarajan Arunachalam},
  journal={Journal of vector borne diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={26-32}
}
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Climatic attributes have been associated with relative mosquito abundance and transmission of mosquito borne infections in many parts of the world, especially in warm and tropical climatic regions. The main objectives of this study were to assess the change in seasonal pattern of Japanese encephalitis (JE) vectors, their density, to elucidate whether the lagged climate variables (precipitation, temperature and humidity) are associated with JE vector density, and to… CONTINUE READING
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