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Pyrethroid Resistant

Impact of insecticide-treated nets on wild pyrethroid resistant Anopheles epiroticus population from southern Vietnam tested in experimental huts

November 10, 2009 - 10:37 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Wim Van Bortel, Vu Duc Chinh, Dirk Berkvens, Niko Speybroeck, Ho Dinh Trung, Marc Coosemans
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:248 (29 October 2009)

This paper describes the results of experimental hut trials to investigate the efficacy of a variety of insecticide-treated nets. The local vector population is partially resistant to multiple pyrethroid insecticides and so the rational behind the study was to determine whether the nets were still effective against resistant mosquitoes.

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