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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

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New Vectors of Rift Valley Fever in West Africa

D. Fontenille*, M. Traore-Lamizana*, M. Diallo*†, J. Thonnon†, J.P. Digoutte†, and H.G. Zeller

Author affiliations: *Laboratoire de zoologie médicale, Institut Francais de recherche scientifique pour le développement en coopération (ORSTOM), Institut Pasteur, BP 1386, Dakar, Sénégal; †Institut Pasteur, BP 220, Dakar, Sénégal; ‡Institut Pasteur, BP 1274, Antananarivo, Madagascar


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Table 2

Arthropod collections in Kédougou and Barkedji, 1991 to 1996

Location Year Mosquitoes
Aedes spp.
Sand flies
No. (Pools) No. (Pools) No. (Pools)
Barkedji 1991 34,327 (1,042) 11,23 (338) 3,370 (56)
1992 42,804 (1,534) 5,78 (352) 30,547 (269)
1993 64,810 (2,023) 6,056 (300) 72,104 (651)
1994 22,470 (927) 8,701 (365) 42,730 (416)
1995 40,952 (1,413) 16,124 (561) 66,300 (667)
1996 23,041 (764) 16,243 (453) 18,934 (192)
Total 228,404 (7,703) 64,139 (2,369) 233,895 (2,251)
Kédougou 1991 48,377 (1,264) 28,579 (730) 200 (2)
1992 37,685 (1,364) 26,889 (804) 1,032 (9)
1993 71,992 (2,493) 31,224 (1,136)
1994 48,751 (1,877) 23,839 (956)
1995 17,756 (1,014) 12,590 (616) 23,122 (238)
1996 25,768 (1,284) 14,869 (679) 11,215 (115)
Total 250,329 (9,296) 126,659 (4,914) 35,569 (364)
Total (1991-96) 478,733 (16,999) 190,798 (7,283) 269,464 (2,615)

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