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Permethrin

Open Access | Extensive permethrin and DDT resistance in Anopheles arabiensis from eastern and central Sudan

August 5, 2011 - 12:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Yousif E Himeidan, Muzamil M Abdel Hamid, Christopher M Jones and Hilary Ranson
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:154

This study assessed resistance to permethrin and DDT in seven populations of Anopheles arabiensis from Sudan.

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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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