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The dominant Anopheles vectors of human malaria in Africa, Europe and the Middle East: occurrence data, distribution maps and bionomic précis

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Background: This is the second in a series of three articles documenting the geographical distribution of 41 dominant vector species (DVS) of human malaria. The first paper addressed the DVS of the Americas and the third will consider those of the Asian Pacific Region. Here, the DVS of Africa, Europe and the Middle East are discussed. The continent of Africa experiences the bulk of the global malaria burden due in part to the presence of the An. gambiae complex.Anopheles gambi...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1756-3305-3-117

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Zoology
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Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group
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Public Health and Malaria Control Department, PT Freeport Indonesia, Kuala Kencana, Papua, Indonesia
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Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Lab. d'Immuno-Physiopathologie Moléculaire Comparée, UMR-MD3/Univ. Montpellier I, Faculté de Pharmacie, Montpelier, France
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"University of the Witwatersrand", "Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa"
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Vector Control Reference Unit
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KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research - Coast, Kilifi, Kenya
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Sinka, M
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083534
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Patil, A
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079080
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Temperley, W
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079080
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Gething, P
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079091
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Kabaria, C
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079091
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Parasites & Vectors Journal website
Volume:
3
Article number:
117
Publication date:
2010-12-01
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1756-3305
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English
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2011-10-21

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