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Open Access | Reduced susceptibility to selected synthetic pyrethroids in urban malaria vector Anopheles stephensi: a case study in Mangalore city, South India

June 24, 2010 - 10:29 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Tiwari S, Ghosh SK, Ojha VP, Dash AP, Raghavendra K
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:179 (23 June 2010)

Susceptibility of An. stephensi to DDT is an important finding as this has never been used in Mangalore city, whereas its rural counterpart Anopheles culicifacies is widely resistant to this insecticide. The study explores the selection and rotation of the appropriate insecticide molecule even within the same group for effective vector management.

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