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Of 225 females of A. stephensi collected from 66 human dwellings in central Calcutta, India, in a 1-year period [date unspecified], 213 (94.6%) were positive for human blood, 2 (0.8%) for cattle blood and 10 (4.6%) for mixed human-cattle blood using an Ouchterlony gel diffusion technique. Of 198...

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Chandra, G.; Chatterjee, K. K.; Hati, A. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 2, pp 103-105
Abstract

In areas where human malaria is transmitted by mosquitoes that also feed on domestic animals, protection can sometimes be provided by interposing herds of cattle between vector-breeding sites and human habitations. This policy does not always work and a study of malaria (caused by Plasmodium...

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Bouma, M.; Rowland, M.
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1995, 89, 4, pp 351-353
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Of 5357 wild-caught mosquitoes in 163 pools tested for virus using antigen capture ELISA and an insect bioassay (inoculation into Toxorhynchites splendens larvae and identification by IFA using JE virus-specific monoclonal antibody), 16 flavivirus isolations were made of which 12 (75%) were...

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Dhanda, V.; Thenmozhi, V.; Kumar, N. P.; Hiriyan, J.; Arunachalam, N.; Balasubramanian, A.; Ilango, A.; Gajanana, A.
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Indian Journal of Medical Research, 1997, 106, July, pp 4-6
Abstract

An outbreak of encephalitis which occurred in Bhiwandi, Thane district, Maharashtra, India, during August 1991, was investigated. MAC ELISA tests detected the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus-specific IgM class of antibodies in serum and/or cerebrospinal fluid samples in 13 of 26 cases. The most...

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Mehendale, S. M.; Padbidri, V. S.; Soman, R. S.; Pant, U.; Talekar, S. G.
Citation
Indian Journal of Virology, 1996, 12, 1, pp 29-32
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Based on statistical data from 22 prefectures in southwestern Japan, the relationships of the incidence of Japanese encephalitis (JE) to the density of swine farms and the area of paddy fields were analysed, especially in relation to cattle-breeding farms during the 1960s. Large epidemics of JE...

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Nakamura, H.
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Tropical Medicine (Nagasaki), 1995, 37, 4, pp 135-149
Abstract

A trial of pyraclofos 50% EC applied as an indoor residual spray at 1 g/m2 to 24 huts and 6 cattle sheds was carried out against Anopheles fluviatilis and A. culicifacies in Kandhaguda village of Malkangiri district, Orissa, India, in the 1st week of October 1991. Bandhaguda village was kept as...

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Sahu, S. S.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 1, pp 16-20
Abstract

A survey was conducted of anopheline mosquitoes in 16 villages of Sagar Island, in the river Hugli, West Bengal, India, in 1991-92. Collections were made in cattle sheds, from 05.00 to 07.00 h at 15-day intervals in each season. Anopheles barbirostris, A. culicifacies, A. subpictus and A. annularis ...

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Sarkar, S.; Pramanik, M. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Malariology, 1996, 33, 3, pp 154-158
Abstract

A widespread outbreak of malaria occurred in different districts of lower Assam, India, in April 1995. Entomological investigations were conducted in Tamulpur, the worst hit area of Nalbari district. Of the 9 anopheline species collected, Anopheles minimus was incriminated as the malaria vector...

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Prakash, A.; Mohapatra, P. K.; Srivastava, V. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Medical Research, 1996, 103, March, pp 146-149
Abstract

The feeding behaviour of A. dirus was studied in July-September 1992 in Tengakhat PHC, Dibrugrah District, Assam, India. Analysis of blood meals collected from this mosquito revealed that the species was highly anthropophilic in nature, the anthropophilic index being 90.5. The results of bait...

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Dutta, P.; Bhattacharyya, D. R.; Khan, S. A.; Sharma, C. K.; Mahanta, J.
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Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 1996, 27, 2, pp 378-381
Abstract

The utility of light traps for sampling A. fluviatilis, the major malaria vector in the hill tracts of Koraput district, Orissa, was assessed. A modified version of the CDC miniature light trap was used in the study. The data generated from light trap collections were analysed and compared with...

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Gunasekaran, K.; Jambulingam, P.; Sadanandane, C.; Sahu, S. S.; Das, P. K.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1994, 58, 1, pp 1-11

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