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long-lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs)

NOT Open Access | Antimalarial bednet protection of children disappears when shared by three or more people in a high transmission setting of western Kenya

March 6, 2019 - 13:28 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Brenda Solórzano García, Amanda D. Melin, Filippo Aureli, Gerardo Pérez Ponce de León
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Parasitology, Volume 146 / Issue 3, March 2019, pp 356 - 362

A sizeable proportion of households is forced to share single long-lasting insecticide treated net (LLIN).

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The US President's Malaria Initiative, Plasmodium falciparum transmission and mortality: A modelling study

November 25, 2017 - 14:56 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Peter Winskill, Hannah C. Slater, Jamie T. Griffin, Azra C. Ghani, Patrick G. T. Walker
Reference: 
PLoS Med14(11): e1002448

Our model estimates that PMI has played a significant role in reducing malaria cases and deaths since its inception.

Multiple insecticide resistance in Anopheles gambiae from Tanzania: a major concern for malaria vector control

October 31, 2017 - 15:30 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
William N. Kisinza, Theresia E. Nkya, Stephen Magesa, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2017 16:439, 30 October 2017

Overall, this study confirmed resistance to all four insecticide classes in An. gambiae sensu lato in selected locations in Tanzania.

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‘A bite before bed’: exposure to malaria vectors outside the times of net use in the highlands of western Kenya

June 24, 2015 - 13:56 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Mary K Cooke, Sam C Kahindi, Jennifer Stevenson, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2015, 14:259 (25 June 2015)

In the present study, LLINs offered the local population partial protection against malaria vector bites.

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