Journal of
Entomology and Nematology

  • Abbreviation: J. Entomol. Nematol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9855
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEN
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 130

Full Length Research Paper

Seasonal pattern of Bancroftian Filariasis transmission in Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Amaechi, A. A.
  • Amaechi, A. A.
  • Tropical Disease Research Unit, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Imo State University, PMB 2000 Owerri, Nigeria.
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Nwoke, B. E. B.
  • Nwoke, B. E. B.
  • Tropical Disease Research Unit, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Imo State University, PMB 2000 Owerri, Nigeria.
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Iwunze, J. I.
  • Iwunze, J. I.
  • Tropical Disease Research Unit, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Imo State University, PMB 2000 Owerri, Nigeria.
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Njoku, F.
  • Njoku, F.
  • Tropical Disease Research Unit, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, Imo State University, PMB 2000 Owerri, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 27 December 2016
  •  Accepted: 14 March 2017
  •  Published: 30 June 2019

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