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Anopheles mosquito surveillance in Madagascar reveals multiple blood feeding behavior and Plasmodium infection.

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Summary of "Anopheles mosquito surveillance in Madagascar reveals multiple blood feeding behavior and Plasmodium infection."

The Madagascar National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control 2018 (NSP) outlines malaria control pre-elimination strategies that include detailed goals for mosquito control. Primary surveillance protocols and mosquito control interventions focus on indoor vectors of malaria, while many potential vectors feed and rest outdoors. Here we describe the application of tools that advance our understanding of diversity, host choice, and Plasmodium infection in the Anopheline mosquitoes of the Western Highland Fringe of Madagascar.

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Name: PLoS neglected tropical diseases
ISSN: 1935-2735
Pages: e0007176

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