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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 ...
Blood meal sources and entomological inoculation rates of anophelines along a highland altitudinal transect in south-central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2013-02-23)
Background: The role of anophelines in transmitting malaria depends on their distribution, preference to feed on humans and also their susceptibility to Plasmodium gametocytes, all of which are affected by local ...
Impact of housing condition on indoor-biting and indoor-resting Anopheles arabiensis density in a highland area, central Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2013-11-05)
Background: Exposure of individuals to malaria infection may depend on their housing conditions as houses serve as biting and resting places of vectors. This study describes the association of housing conditions with ...
Entomologic Inoculation Rates of Anopheles arabiensis in Southwestern Ethiopia
(The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2013)
We collected anophelines every second week for one year from randomly selected houses in southwestern Ethiopia by using Centers for Disease Control (CDC) light traps, pyrethrum spray catches, and artificial pit shelter ...
Blood meal origins and insecticide susceptibility of Anopheles arabiensis from Chano in South-West Ethiopia
(BioMed Central, 2013-02-22)
Background: Anopheles arabiensis, the main malaria vector in Ethiopia, shows both anthropophilic and zoophilic behaviours. Insecticide resistance is increasing, and alternative methods of vector control are needed. ...