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long-lasting insecticide-treated nets

Protective effects of Olyset® Net on Plasmodium falciparum infection after three years of distribution in western Kenya

October 20, 2020 - 16:31 -- Open Access
Noriko Tamari, Noboru Minakawa, George O. Sonye, Beatrice Awuor, James O. Kongere, Muneaki Hashimoto, Masatoshi Kataoka and Stephen Munga
Malaria Journal 2020 19:373, 19 October 2020

Several types of insecticides, treating technologies and materials are available for long-lasting insecticide-treated nets (LLINs). The variations may result in different efficacies against mosquitoes and correspondingly infection risks for the Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite. This cross-sectional study investigated whether infection risk varied among children who slept under different LLIN brands in rural villages of western Kenya.

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