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Author Santé, La ♦ Mouchet, J.
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Potential Vector Yellow Fever Tanzania ♦ University College ♦ Aedes Simpsoni ♦ Round Trip ♦ Aedes Index ♦ Annual Medical Report ♦ Human Habitation ♦ Yellow Fever ♦ Second World War ♦ Principal Vector ♦ Preliminary Research ♦ Larval Breeding Place ♦ Local Abundance ♦ Abrupt Change ♦ Outside House ♦ Monthly Report ♦ Several Uncertainty ♦ Tanganyika Territory
Abstract Objectives and programme The aim of this mission of five weeks was the study of the distribution and local abundance of the principal vectors of yellow fever (Aedes aegypti and Aedes simpsoni) in the interior of Tanzania as well as the relation of their larval breeding places to human habitations. The Aedes index had been established before the second world war in the Annual Medical Reports of Tanganyika Territory. These reports, available in the library of the Faculty of Medicine of the University College of Dar-es-Salaam, were summarized in the monthly report of EAARU of November 1969. They would be valuable if more details were given of the method of calculating the indices. They probably correspond to the percentage of houses with breeding places, but no details are given of the positions of these sites, whether inside or outside houses. Moreover, the abrupt changes in the indices in the same locality raise several uncertainties about the continuity, from one year to the other, of the methods of establishing the indices and identifying the larvae. After this preliminary research, a round trip of 16 days (23 November to 9 December 1969)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study