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Comparison of two adult mosquito sampling methods with human landing catches in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2017-01-13)
Background: The human landing catch (HLC) is the standard reference method for measuring human exposure to mosquito bites. However, HLC is labour-intensive, exposes collectors to infectious mosquito bites and is subjected ...
Ownership and use of long-lasting insecticidal nets for malaria prevention in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia: complex samples data analysis
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-31)
Background: Despite the encroaching of endemic malaria to highland-fringe areas above 2000 meters above sea level in Ethiopia, there is limited information on ownership and use of mosquito nets for malaria prevention. ...
Evaluation of CareStart (TM) malaria Pf/Pv combo test for Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria diagnosis in Butajira area, south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2013-06-27)
Malaria is a major public health problem in Ethiopia. Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax co-exist and malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDTs) is vital in rendering parasite-confirmed treatment especially in areas ...
Human-biting activities of Anopheles species in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2016-09-30)
Background: Indoor residual spraying (IRS) and long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are the key malaria vector control interventions in Ethiopia. The success of these interventions rely on their efficacy to repel or kill ...
Bed nets used to protect against malaria do not last long in a semi-arid area of Ethiopia: A cohort study
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-20)
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) are a key tool for malaria prevention and control. Currently, the recommended serviceable life of an LLIN is 3 years under field conditions. However, field studies ...