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The Genetic Basis of Host Preference and Resting Behavior in the Major African Malaria Vector, Anopheles arabiensis

September 28, 2016 - 17:01 -- Open Access
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Bradley J Main, Yoosook Lee, Gregory C. Lanzaro, et al.
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PLoS Genet 12(9): e1006303

Malaria transmission is dependent on the propensity of Anopheles mosquitoes to bite humans (anthropophily) instead of other dead end hosts.

Impact of a behaviour change communication programme on net durability in eastern Uganda

September 23, 2015 - 16:58 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Michelle Helinski, Geoffrey Namara, Matthew Lynch, et al.
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:366 (22 September 2015)

In conclusion, the evaluation showed that the BCC programme resulted in improved knowledge and attitudes towards care and repair, which impacted positively on net condition.

Household survey of availability of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets and its determinants in rural Mozambique

August 6, 2015 - 06:13 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Inocencio M Quive, Baltazar Candrinho, Diederike Geelhoed
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Malaria Journal 2015, 14:304 (6 August 2015)

The household availability of long-lasting insecticide-treated nets in Changara district has not yet reached levels that may have an impact on the incidence of malaria, despite distribution through campaign and antenatal care.

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NOT Open Access | Pilot study on the combination of an organophosphate-based insecticide paint and pyrethroid-treated long lasting nets against pyrethroid resistant malaria vectors in Burkina Faso

June 23, 2015 - 06:37 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Beatriz Mosqueira, Dieudonne D. Soma, Santiago Mas-Coma, et al.
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Acta Tropica, Volume 148, August 2015, Pages 162–169

A pilot study to test the efficacy of combining an organophosphate-based insecticide paint and pyrethroid-treated Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs) against pyrethroid-resistant malaria vector mosquitoes was performed in a real village setting in Burkina Faso.

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A cluster-randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of using 15% DEET topical repellent with long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) compared to a placebo lotion on malaria transmission

August 25, 2014 - 09:44 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Sangoro O, Turner E, Simfukwe E, Miller JE, Moore SJ
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Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :324 (16 August 2014)

Lack of an intervention effect was likely a result of lack of statistical power, poor capture of malaria events or bias caused by imbalance in the SES of the two groups.

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NOT Open Access | Field evaluation of permethrin long-lasting insecticide treated nets (Olyset®) for malaria control in an endemic area, southeast of Iran

July 11, 2012 - 06:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
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M. Soleimani-Ahmadi, H. Vatandoost, M. Shaeghi, A. Raeisi, F. Abedi, M.R. Eshraghian, A. Madani, R. Safari, M.A. Oshaghi, M. Abtahi, H. Hajjaran
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Acta Tropica, Volume 123, Issue 3, September 2012, Pages 146–153

MalariaWorldLong lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) have been advocated as an effective tool for prevention and control of malaria.

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