Variation in species composition and infection rates of Anopheles mosquitoes at different altitudinal transects, and the risk of malaria in the highland of Dirashe Woreda, south Ethiopia

  title={Variation in species composition and infection rates of Anopheles mosquitoes at different altitudinal transects, and the risk of malaria in the highland of Dirashe Woreda, south Ethiopia},
  author={Taye Yohannes Daygena and Fekadu Massebo and Bernt Lindtj{\o}rn},
  journal={Parasites \& Vectors},
BackgroundThe transmission of malaria is heterogeneous, and varies due to altitude. The information on whether the transmission of malaria is indigenous or imported to highland areas is scarce. Therefore, this study aimed to assess the species composition and infection rates of Anopheles at different altitudinal transects, and the risk of malaria if any in the highland of Dirashe Woreda, South Ethiopia.MethodsThis study was conducted in Gato (low altitude; average elevation of 1273 m), Onota… 
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