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insecticide-treated nets (ITN)

WHO cone bio-assays of classical and new-generation long-lasting insecticidal nets call for innovative insecticides targeting the knock-down resistance mechanism in Benin

February 15, 2017 - 17:31 -- Open Access
Marius Allossogbe, Virgile Gnanguenon, Martin Akogbeto, et al.
Malaria Journal 2017 16:77, 15 February 2017

This study showed that the new-generation LLINs treated with pyrethroids and PBO showed better efficacy compared to conventional LLINs.


Design of a study to determine the impact of insecticide resistance on malaria vector control: a multi-country investigation

July 23, 2015 - 08:33 -- Open Access
Immo Kleinschmidt, Abraham Mnzava, Martin Donnelly, et al.
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:282 (22 July 2015)

The paper discusses challenges faced in the design and execution of the study, the analysis plan, the strengths and weaknesses, and the possible alternatives to the chosen study design.

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Estimating population access to insecticide-treated nets from administrative data: correction factor is needed

August 12, 2013 - 07:07 -- Open Access
Kilian A, Koenker H, Paintain L
Malaria Journal 2013, 12:259 (26 July 2013)

A factor of 1.6 rather than 2.0 or 1.8 as the mean number of users per ITN provides a more accurate estimation of population access to ITN from administrative data accounting for discordant ITN-person pairs and a reduced number of ITN users when sufficient ITN are available.

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