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Anopheles gambiae

Spatio-Temporal Patterns in kdr Frequency in Permethrin and DDT Resistant Anopheles gambiae s.s. from Uganda

April 13, 2010 - 09:11 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Katrijn Verhaeghen, Wim Van Bortel, Patricia Roelants, Paul Edward Okello, Ambrose Talisuna, AND Marc Coosemans
Reference: 
American Journal of Tropical Medicine Hygiene, Vol 82: 4, pp. 566-573

In the dry season, the kdr frequency was significantly higher in Plasmodium falciparum-infected mosquitoes, indicating that mosquitoes bearing a kdr mutation have a better adult survival, hence a higher likelihood of becoming infectious.

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Open Access | Insecticide resistance status in Anopheles gambiae in southern Benin

March 31, 2010 - 09:05 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Anges W Yadouleton, Gil Padonou, Alex Asidi, Nicolas Moiroux, Sahabi Banganna, Vincent Corbel, Raphael N'guessan, Dina Gbenou, Imorou Yacoubou, Kinde Gazard, Martin C Akogbeto
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:83 (24 March 2010)

This study showed a widespread resistance to permethrin in An. gambiae populations from southern Benin, with a significant increase of kdr frequency compared to what was observed previously in Benin.

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