My posts on the Malaria Research Discussion Group

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This page presents a reverse-chronological archive of my posts on the Malaria Research Discussion Group that I created.

January 12, 2017

As part of my exploration of malaria, I stumbled onto collection methods of mosquitoes. I find it interesting that there are numerous methods of mosquito collection. Human-landing catch (where human collectors expose their limbs to catch the mosquitoes that land) seems to be the gold standard, but there are also various elaborate trapping methods. This paper has illustrations of several:

Coverage on Wikipedia seems to be quite poor. Currently I’m working on the page for human-landing catch: