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Malaria vectors distribution, abundance and assessment of factors influencing acceptance and use of Insecticide Treated Nets in Uyo Akwa Ibom State Nigeria

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Friday Maduka Chikezie, Kenneth Nnamdi Opara , Blessing Akaka , Ebuka Kingsley Ezihe , Nsima Ibanga Udoidung and Clement Ameh Yaro
ยป doi: 10.33472/AFJBS.3.1.2021.165-175


The abundance and distribution of malaria vectors as well as compliance with the use of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) are key factors in the fight against malaria. Malaria vector species composition, distribution and attitude of residents of Uyo to ITNs were studied. Weekly surveys were conducted in 2018. Anopheles mosquito larvae were collected from the four different axes of the metropolis, reared to adult stage and morphologically identified

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