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dc.contributor.authorYupha Rongsriyamen_US
dc.contributor.authorAtchariya Jitpakdien_US
dc.contributor.authorWej Choochoteen_US
dc.contributor.authorPradya Somboonen_US
dc.contributor.authorBenjawan Tookyangen_US
dc.contributor.authorWannapa Suwonkerden_US
dc.contributor.otherMahidol Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherChiang Mai Universityen_US
dc.contributor.otherMalaria Center Region 2en_US
dc.identifier.citationSoutheast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. Vol.29, No.1 (1998), 159-167en_US
dc.description.abstractTwo karyotypic forms of laboratory-raised Anopheles sinensis, ie Form A (XY1) and Form B (XY2), were experimentally infected with various indigenous strains of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax using an artificial membrane feeding technique, and a rodent malaria, P. yoelii, using a direct feeding technic and dissected 7-9 days and 10-15 days after feeding for oocyst and sporozoite rates, respectively. The results revealed that two forms of An. sinensis were refractory vectors for P. falciparum and P. yoelii since 0% of oocyst and sporozoite rates were obtained, but poor vectors for P. vivax since 0.00-85.71% and 0.00-5.88% of oocyst and sporozoite rates were recovered. The sporozoite-like crystal found in the median lobe of the salivary gland of An. sinensis which could be a misleading factor in identification of true sporozoites in the salivary glands is reported for the first time.en_US
dc.rightsMahidol Universityen_US
dc.titleComparative susceptibility of two forms of Anopheles sinensis Wiedemann 1828 (Diptera : Culicidae) to infection with Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. yoelii and the determination of misleading factor for sporozoite identificationen_US
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