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long lasting insecticidal nets (LLIN)

Do bednets including piperonyl butoxide offer additional protection against populations of Anopheles gambiae s.l. that are highly resistant to pyrethroids? An experimental hut evaluation in Burkina Faso

November 7, 2018 - 14:40 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
K. H. Toe, P. Müller, A. Badolo, A. Traore, N. Sagnon, R. K. Dabiré, H. Ranson
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Medical and Veterinary Entomology Volume32, Issue4 December 2018 Pages 407-416

Malaria control is dependent on the use of longlasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) containing pyrethroids.

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Prevalence of asymptomatic malaria and bed net ownership and use in Bhutan, 2013: a country earmarked for malaria elimination

September 16, 2014 - 14:29 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Wangdi K, Gatton ML, Kelly GC, Clements AC
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :352 (4 September 2014)

There was high coverage of LLINs in the study area with regular use of LLINs throughout the year.

Why use of interventions targeting outdoor biting mosquitoes will be necessary to achieve malaria elimination

July 11, 2012 - 06:46 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Nicodem James Govella and Heather Ferguson
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Frontiers In Systems Biology, published: 12 June 2012

MalariaWorldThe benefit of these interventions extends beyond the personal protection of the households that use them to protect entire communities by reducing either the infectiousness of blood stage parasites in human populations (Killeen et al., 2006a), or the abundance and survival of mosquito vectors (Killeen et al., 2007).

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