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Title Anopheline species complexes in South and South-East Asia
Published New Delhi : World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (vi, 102 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series SEARO Technical Publication ; no. 57
SEARO technical publications ; no. 57.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Techniques used in the recognition of Species Complexes -- 3. Species Complexes -- 4. Prospects for the future -- 5. References and select bibliography (Chapter-wise listing)
Summary Vector-borne diseases are a major health problem in South-East Asia and in other parts of the world. There are about 4,500 mosquito species in existence; species belonging to the Anopheles genus transmit malaria. Combating malaria is part of the Millennium Development Goals, and vector control is a key strategy both regionally and globally. Therefore, the review and dissemination of information on vector species is critically important. Most of the anophelines that are involved in the transmission of malaria in South and South-East Asia have been identified as species complexes. Members of a s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 87-102)
Notes Print version record
Subject Anopheles -- Southeast Asia
Malaria -- Transmission -- Southeast Asia
Insects as carriers of disease.
Insect Vectors
Species Specificity
Malaria -- transmission
NATURE -- Animals -- Insects & Spiders.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- Entomology.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Malaria -- Transmission.
SUBJECT Southeast Asia.
Asia, Southeastern
Subject Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author World Health Organization. Regional Office for South-East Asia.
LC no. 2013315293
ISBN 9789290222941