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Mosquito age and susceptibility to insecticides

April 26, 2011 - 14:03 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Shavanthi Rajatileka, Joseph Burhani, Hilary Ranson
Reference: 
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 105, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 247-253

This study investigated the impact of senescence and blood feeding on insecticide induced mortality in six different mosquito populations and found higher mortality after insecticide exposure in older mosquitoes in three populations of Aedes aegypti and two Anopheles gambiae populations.

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