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Efficacy of Royal Guard, a new alpha-cypermethrin and pyriproxyfen treated mosquito net, against pyrethroid-resistant malaria vectors

July 26, 2020 - 13:47 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Ngufor C, Agbevo A, Fagbohoun J, Fongnikin A, Rowland M
Reference: 
Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 22;10(1):12227

Royal Guard is a new insecticide-treated bed-net incorporated with a mixture of alpha-cypermethrin and pyriproxyfen (an insect growth regulator). We assessed its efficacy and wash-resistance in laboratory and experimental hut studies following WHO guidelines. Mosquitoes that survived exposure to the net were kept in separate oviposition chambers and observed for the reproductive effects of pyriproxyfen.

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