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NOT Open Access | Effect of Different Wall Surface Coverage With Deltamethrin-Treated Netting on the Reduction of Indoor-Biting Anopheles Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)

June 15, 2021 - 11:14 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Tainchum K, Bangs MJ, Sathantriphop S, Chareonviriyaphap T
Reference: 
J Med Entomol. 2021 Jun 11:tjab095

Indoor residual spray with deltamethrin remains the most common tool for reducing malaria transmission in Thailand. Deltamethrin is commonly used to spray the entire inner surfaces of the walls to prevent mosquitoes from resting. This study compared the mosquito landing responses on humans inside three experimental huts treated with deltamethrin at three different extents of wall coverage (25%, 50%, and full coverage), with one clean/untreated hut serving as a control.

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