Anopheles gambiae and climate in Brazil

Thomas, Christopher J (2003) Anopheles gambiae and climate in Brazil. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 3 (6). p. 326. ISSN 1473-3099

Full content URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099%2803%2900650-9

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Abstract

Killeen and colleagues hail the eradication of Anopheles gambiae from Brazil in the 1930s 2 as a model for the re-launch of vector control in Africa. However, as they acknowledge, it has long been argued this may be a misleading example because A gambiae is not well adapted to the climate of Brazil and was therefore relatively easy to eradicate. 3 I tested this hypothesis using statistical habitat suitability models.

Divisions:College of Science
ID Code:41240
Deposited On:24 Jun 2020 14:28

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