plasmodium vivax polymorphs and plasmodium falciparum circumsporozoite proteins in anopheles (diptera: culicidae) from belize, central america.eight species of anopheles mosquitoes from indoor/outdoor human landing collections in belize, central america, were examined for human plasmodium circumsporozoite protein (csp) using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa). a total of 14 of 9,104 females tested were positive from general surveys throughout belize and three of 11,966 were positive from a longitudinal study in caledonia, northern belize. elisa results, using pooled head-thorax preparations and species-specific monoclonal ant ...200011217218
characterization of anopheles darlingi (diptera: culicidae) larval habitats in belize, central america.surveys for larvae of anopheles darlingi root were conducted in april, may, and august 1994 in riverine habitats of central belize (cayo and belize districts). an. darlingi was present during both the dry and wet seasons. larvae were encountered most frequently in patches of floating debris along river margins. the floating mats were often formed by bamboo hanging over the banks and dense submersed bamboo roots. larvae were found less frequently in lake margins, small lagoons, and ground pools w ...19968742522
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