With their lower foot and legs exposed. Collectors worked in teams, with one member collecting from 6 p.m. To midnight and the additional from midnight to 6 a.m. Mosquitoes landing in search of a blood meal had been captured with an aspirator and stored based on the hour they were gathered. Each village was split into four hamlets, with once a month collections in each hamlet. The full total effort each full month varied from 40 to 48 collection nights. Mosquitoes were morphologically identified as A. Punctulatus, A. Koliensis, or A.Individuals were determined in a hospital setting or through direct advertising. Patients who have had had a recurrent bout of leg cellulitis within the previous 24 weeks were eligible for inclusion. Patients were thought to possess recurrent cellulitis if indeed they had experienced at least two episodes of cellulitis of the leg within the previous three years . If a patient had not been assessed by a skin doctor during the acute episode, the diagnosis was confirmed based on the patient’s medical information at the recruiting hospital in combination with an interview with the patient. The following were required: regional warmth, tenderness, or acute pain; unilateral erythema or bilateral erythema, with a temporal association between symptoms and the even more severely affected leg; and unilateral edema.