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Evidence of carbamate resistance in urban populations of Anopheles gambiae s.s. mosquitoes resistant to DDT and deltamethrin insecticides in Lagos, South-Western Nigeria

June 12, 2012 - 14:54 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Oduola AO, Idowu ET, Oyebola MK, Adeogun AA, Olojede JB, Otubanjo OA, Awolola TS
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Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:116 (11 June 2012)

MalariaWorldThis study was carried out to assess the susceptibility status of urban populations of Anopheles gambiae to carbamate insecticide being considered for vector control in mosquito populations previously reported to be resistant to DDT and permethrin.

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Open Access | Anti-malarial drug quality in Lagos and Accra - a comparison of various quality assessments

June 15, 2010 - 06:42 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Bate R, Hess K
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:157 (11 June 2010)

The evidence presented shows that drug quality is probably improving in both cities, especially Lagos, since major reductions of failure rates over time occur with all means of assessment. Many more samples failed when examined by Raman spectrometry than by Minilab protocol.

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