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Plasmodium falciparum transmission and aridity: a Kenyan experience from the dry lands of Baringo and its implications for Anopheles arabiensis control
Background: The ecology of malaria vectors particularly in semi-arid areas of Africa is poorly understood. Accurate knowledge on this subject will boost current efforts to reduce the burden of malaria in sub-Saharan ...
Life history of Oplostomus haroldi (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) under laboratory conditions and a description of its third instar larva
The life history of Oplostomus haroldi (Witte), a recently reported pest of honeybee colonies in East Africa, was studied for the first time under laboratory conditions. Adult O. haroldi collected from beehives in the ...
The phlebotomine sandfly fauna (Diptera: Psychodidae) of Kenya.
Visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases are endemic in some parts of Kenya, where they are transmitted by phlebobotomine sandflies of genus Phlebotomus. This review is a compilation of the currently known distribution of ...
Natural and experimental studies on domestic animal infections with visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases in Kenya.
The control of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniases in Kenya has been difficult due to poor knowledge of animal reservoirs of these diseases. Little is known about the feeding preferences of phlebotomine sand flies that ...