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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017, Article ID 3196924, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3196924
Research Article

Efficacy of Blood Sources and Artificial Blood Feeding Methods in Rearing of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) for Sterile Insect Technique and Incompatible Insect Technique Approaches in Sri Lanka

1Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
2Molecular Medicine Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
3Dengue Mega Project, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka

Correspondence should be addressed to Nayana Gunathilaka; kl.ca.nlk@akalihtanug.n

Received 21 January 2017; Revised 26 May 2017; Accepted 17 July 2017; Published 15 August 2017

Academic Editor: Cheng-Feng Qin

Copyright © 2017 Nayana Gunathilaka et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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