Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal

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MATERIALS AND METHODS

 

Localities and survey period

Vector bionomic survey was conducted in Nankit village, Phasaung Township, Kayah State during October, November and December, 2016. Nankit village is situated in latitude 18.89613ºN and longitude 97.30016ºE. Vector bionomic survey was also conducted in Tanphae and Ngwepyawe Sampya villages, Myitkyina Township, Kachin State during the period of March, June, September and December 2017. Tanphae village is situated in 25.71536ºN, 97.49098ºE, 633 feet above sea level and 27 miles far from Myitkyina and side of the Myitkyina-Putao highway road. Ngwe-pyawe Sampya village is about 14 miles far from Myitkyina, at the latitude 25.56707ºN and longitude 97.35565ºE with above sea level of 564 feet.

Entomological parameters

Entomological survey include: human land-ing indoor and outdoor collection, animal bait net trap collection, light trap collection, morning resting indoor and outdoor hand collection, spray sheet collection, larval collection, susceptibility test, bio-assay test and sporozoite detection with ELISA test.3

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