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Open Access | Cuticle thickening associated with pyrethroid resistance in the major malaria vector Anopheles funestus

August 6, 2010 - 14:45 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Wood or, Hanrahan S, Coetzee M, Koekemoer LL, Brooke BD
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:67 (4 August 2010)

Measures of mean cuticle thickness in laboratory samples of female An. funestus were obtained using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). These females were drawn from a laboratory colony carrying the pyrethroid resistance phenotype at a stable rate, but not fixed.

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