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Journal of Insects
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 627304, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/627304
Research Article

Distribution of Dengue Vectors during Pre- and Post-Monsoon Seasons in Higher Attitudes of Nilgiri Hills of Western Ghats, India

1NCDC, DGHS, Ministry of Health, Government of India, 22 Sham Nath Marg, Delhi, India
2NVBDCP, ROH&FW, Government of India, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3SIB-NCDC, DGHS, Ministry of Health, Government of India, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India

Received 14 September 2013; Revised 6 November 2013; Accepted 6 November 2013

Academic Editor: Hans Merzendorfer

Copyright © 2013 R. Ravikumar 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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