Journal article

Evaluation of CDC light traps for mosquito surveillance in a malaria endemic area on the Thai-Myanmar border

Patchara Sriwichai, Stephan Karl, Yudthana Samung, Suchada Sumruayphol, Kirakorn Kiattibutr, Anon Payakkapol, Ivo Mueller, Guiyun Yan, Liwang Cui, Jetsumon Sattabongkot

PARASITES & VECTORS | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention miniature light traps (CDC-LT) baited with CO2 are a routine tool for adult mosquito sampling used in entomological surveys, and for monitoring and surveillance of disease vectors. The present study was aimed at evaluating the performance of baited and unbaited CDC-LT for indoor and outdoor trapping of endemic mosquito species in northwestern Thailand. METHODS: CDC-LT (n = 112) with and without dry ice baits were set both indoors and outdoors in 88 selected houses for stretches of 5 consecutive nights per month in 7 villages in Tha Song Yang district, Tak province between January 2011 and March 2013. Individual traps were repeatedly plac..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by grants (U19AI089672 and D43TW006571) from the National Institutes of Health. PS was supported by Asia Pacific Malaria Elimination Network (APMEN) fellowship 2014. SK is supported by an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (#1052760). IM is support by an NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship (#1043345).