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Open Access | Potential Benefits, Limitations and Target Product-Profiles of Odor-Baited Mosquito Traps for Malaria Control in Africa

July 16, 2010 - 14:05 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Fredros O. Okumu, Nicodem J. Govella, Sarah J. Moore, Nakul Chitnis, Gerry F. Killeen
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PLoS ONE 5(7): e11573

Odor-baited mosquito traps might potentially be effective and affordable tools for malaria control in Africa, particularly if they are used to complement, rather than replace, existing methods.

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Open Access | Attracting, trapping and killing disease-transmitting mosquitoes using odor-baited stations -The Ifakara Odor-Baited Stations

March 7, 2010 - 13:25 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Fredros O Okumu, Edith P Madumla, Alex N John, Dickson W Lwetoijera and Robert D Sumaye
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2010, 3:12

The Ifakara OBS is efficacious against disease-carrying mosquitoes including the malaria vector, An. arabiensis and Culicine vectors of filarial worms and arboviruses. 

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