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Journal of Biological Sciences
  Year: 2003 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 9 | Page No.: 766-772
DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2003.766.772
 
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Incidence of Malaria Infection in Rural areas of District Quetta, Pakistan

Mohammad Iqbal Yasinzai and Jamu-Khan Kakarsulemankhel

Abstract:
The present study reports the prevalence of malarial parasites in the human population of rural areas of Quetta District. Plasmodium falciparum was observed to be with a higher incidence (17.77%) in the age group of 21 years and above. Mosquitoes of the genus Culex was found to be more prevalent (95%), genus Anopheles was observed to by 3.48% and genus Aedes was found to be less prevalent (1.35%).
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How to cite this article:

Mohammad Iqbal Yasinzai and Jamu-Khan Kakarsulemankhel , 2003. Incidence of Malaria Infection in Rural areas of District Quetta, Pakistan. Journal of Biological Sciences, 3: 766-772.

DOI: 10.3923/jbs.2003.766.772

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jbs.2003.766.772

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