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Research Article

Larval Development of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Peri-Urban Brackish Water and Its Implications for Transmission of Arboviral Diseases

  • Ranjan Ramasamy mail,

    ranjan.ramasamy@ubd.edu.bn (RR); noble@jfn.ac.lk (SNS)

    Affiliation: Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong, Brunei Darussalam

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  • Sinnathamby N. Surendran mail,

    ranjan.ramasamy@ubd.edu.bn (RR); noble@jfn.ac.lk (SNS)

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

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  • Pavilupillai J. Jude,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka

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  • Sangaralingam Dharshini,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Chenkaladi, Sri Lanka

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  • Muthuladchumy Vinobaba

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Chenkaladi, Sri Lanka

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  • Published: November 22, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001369

About the Authors

Ranjan Ramasamy
Institute of Health Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong, Brunei Darussalam
Sinnathamby N. Surendran, Pavilupillai J. Jude
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Sangaralingam Dharshini, Muthuladchumy Vinobaba
Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Eastern University, Chenkaladi, Sri Lanka

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SNS RR. Performed the experiments: PJJ SD MV SNS. Analyzed the data: SNS PJJ RR. Wrote the paper: RR SNS.