Changing distribution and abundance of the malaria vector in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa
Methods: The study was carried out during the period 2005–2014 in the four high-risk municipalities of Ehlanzeni District. Fifty-two breeding sites were chosen from all water bodies that produced anopheline mosquitoes. The study data were extracted from historical entomological records that are captured monthly.
Results: Of the 15 058
Conclusion: The expanded distribution and increased abundance of
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Malaria Elimination Programme, Mpumalanga Department of Health, Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga, South Africa 2: Wits Research Institute for Malaria, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, Vector Control Reference Laboratory, Centre for Emerging Zoonotic & Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa 3: Wits Research Institute for Malaria, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 4: Operational Research Unit, Operational Centre Brussels, Medécins Sans Frontières, Luxembourg 5: Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH), Eldoret, Kenya 6: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya 7: National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China 8: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Africa Region, Asmara, Eritrea 9: The Lighthouse Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
Publication date: April 25, 2018
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