Natarajan Arunachalam

Max Petzold2
Axel Kroeger2
Johannes Sommerfeld2
Surachart Koyadun1
2Max Petzold
2Axel Kroeger
2Johannes Sommerfeld
1Surachart Koyadun
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BACKGROUND Dengue is highly endemic in Chennai city, South India, in spite of continuous vector control efforts. This intervention study was aimed at establishing the efficacy as well as the favouring and limiting factors relating to a community-based environmental intervention package to control the dengue vector Aedes aegypti. METHODS A cluster(More)
BACKGROUND Research has shown that the classical Stegomyia indices (or "larval indices") of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti reflect the absence or presence of the vector but do not provide accurate measures of adult mosquito density. In contrast, pupal indices as collected in pupal productivity surveys are a much better proxy indicator for adult vector(More)
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