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NOT Open Access The role of different Culex mosquito species in the transmission of West Nile virus and avian malaria parasites in Mediterranean areas

August 5, 2020 - 16:03 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Ferraguti M, Heesterbeek H, Martínez-de la Puente J, Jiménez-Clavero MÁ, Vázquez A, Ruiz S, Llorente F, Roiz D, Vernooij H, Soriguer R, Figuerola J
Reference: 
Transbound Emerg Dis. 2020 Aug 4

Vector-borne diseases, especially those transmitted by mosquitoes, have severe impacts on public health and economy. West Nile virus (WNV) and avian malaria parasites of the genus Plasmodium, are mosquito-borne pathogens that may produce severe disease and illness in humans and birds, respectively, and circulate in an endemic form in southern Europe.

Olyset Duo® (a Pyriproxyfen and Permethrin Mixture Net): An Experimental Hut Trial against Pyrethroid Resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus in Southern Benin

April 16, 2014 - 18:30 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Corine Ngufor, Raphael N’Guessan, Josias Fagbohoun, Abibatou Odjo, David Malone, Martin Akogbeto, Mark Rowland
Reference: 
PLoS ONE 9(4): e93603

Mixing pyrethroid and pyriproxyfen on a LN shows potential for malaria control and management of pyrethroid resistant vectors by preventing further selection of pyrethroid resistant phenotypes.

Not Open Access | The efficacy of repellents against Aedes, Anopheles, Culex and Ixodes spp. – A literature review

December 3, 2013 - 20:18 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Eleonora Lupi, Christoph Hatz, Patricia Schlagenhauf
Reference: 
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 11, Issue 6, November–December 2013, Pages 374-411
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The aim of this review is to examine the literature, up to December 31st, 2012, regarding repellent efficacy.

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