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Status of pyrethroid resistance in Anopheles gambiae s. s. M form prior to the scaling up of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) in Adzope, Eastern Cote d'Ivoire

December 13, 2012 - 14:56 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ahoua Alou LP, Koffi AA, Adja MA, Assi SB, Kouassi PK, N'Guessan R
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:289 (11 December 2012)
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During the survey period (May--June) in this forested area of Cote d'Ivoire, An. gambiae s. s. found were exclusively of the M form and were apparently selected for pyrethroid resistance through agricultural and household usage of insecticides.

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A systematic review of mosquito coils and passive emanators: defining recommendations for spatial repellency testing methodologies

December 9, 2012 - 13:10 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ogoma SB, Moore SJ, Maia MF
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:287 (7 December 2012)
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The aim of this review was to determine effects of mosquito coils and emanators on mosquito responses that reduce human-vector contact and to propose scientific consensus on terminologies and methodologies used for evaluation of product formats that could contain spatial chemical actives, including indoor residual spraying (IRS), long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) and insecticide treated materials (ITMs).

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