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Vectors of Chikungunya virus in Senegal: current data and transmission cycles.
Chikungunya fever is a viral disease transmitted to human beings by Aedes genus mosquitoes. From 1972 to 1986 in Kédougou, Senegal, 178 Chikungunya virus strains were isolated from gallery forestExpand
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Combined pyrethroid and carbamate ‘two‐in‐one’ treated mosquito nets: field efficacy against pyrethroid‐resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus
A new approach is proposed in the treatment of mosquito nets, using a ‘two‐in‐one’ combination of pyrethroid and non‐pyrethroid insecticides applied to different parts of bednets. The objectives areExpand
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Rift Valley fever in rural northern Senegal: human risk factors and potential vectors.
To investigate past infection in and transmission of Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus to humans within an endemic focus, we undertook a retrospective cohort study of the seminomadic Peul people livingExpand
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Resistance to carbosulfan in Anopheles gambiae from Ivory Coast, based on reduced sensitivity of acetylcholinesterase
Resistance to carbosulfan, a carbamate insecticide, was detected in field populations of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae) from two ecologically contrastedExpand
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Arbovirus Surveillance from 1990 to 1995 in the Barkedji Area (Ferlo) of Senegal, a Possible Natural Focus of Rift Valley Fever Virus
Abstract Surveillance for mosquito-borne viruses was conducted in Barkedji area from 1990 to 1995, following an outbreak of Rift Valley fever (RVF) virus in southern Mauritania. Mosquitoes, sandExpand
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Experimental hut comparisons of nets treated with carbamate or pyrethroid insecticides, washed or unwashed, against pyrethroid‐resistant mosquitoes
Abstract.  The efficacy against mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) of a bednet treated with carbamate insecticide [carbosulfan capsule suspension (CS) 200 mg/m2] was compared with four types ofExpand
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Efficacy of mosquito nets treated with insecticide mixtures or mosaics against insecticide resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Côte d'Ivoire
Abstract Only pyrethroid insecticides have so far been recommended for the treatment of mosquito nets for malaria control. Increasing resistance of malaria vectors to pyrethroids threatens to reduceExpand
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Sex chromosome variation and cytotaxonomy of the onchocerciasis vector Simulium squamosum in Cameroon and Nigeria
Abstract. On the basis of sex chromosome variation, three cytotypes of Simulium squamosum (Enderlein) (Diptera: Simuliidae) are described from Cameroon and Nigeria. Simulium squamosum A is theExpand
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Caractères cliniques et épidémiologiques de la dengue 2 au Sénégal
Resume Les auteurs rappellent les faits historiques, cliniques et epidemiologiques concernant l'infection par les virus de la dengue en Afrique. Ils enumerent les lieux, les hotes et lesExpand
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Phlébotomes (Diptera-Psychodidae) du Sénégal. Peuplements du Ferlo. Isolement d'arbovirus
Onze especes de phlebotomes ont ete capturees dans la region du Ferlo. Aux abords de la mare de Niakha, zone la mieux etudiee, les especes les plus abondantes sont respectivement : Sergentomyia dubiaExpand
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