Faculté des sciences

## The microsporidian parasite Vavraia culicis as a potential late life–acting control agent of malaria

### In: Evolutionary Applications, 2011, vol. 4, no. 6, p. 783-790

Microsporidian parasites are being considered as alternatives to conventional insecticides for malaria control. They should reduce malaria transmission by shortening the lifespan of female mosquitoes and thus killing them before they transmit malaria. As the parasite replicates throughout the mosquito's life, it should have little detrimental effects on young mosquitoes, thus putting less... More