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BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Repellents are commonly used personal protection measures to avoid mosquito bites. In the present study, Advanced Odomos cream (12% N, N-diethyl-benzamide) was tested for its efficacy against mosquitoes in comparison to DEET (N,N-diethyl-3-methyl benzamide). METHODS Bioassays were conducted to assess the repellency of Advanced(More)
BACKGROUND Malaria vectors have acquired widespread resistance to many of the currently used insecticides, including synthetic pyrethroids. Hence, there is an urgent need to develop alternative insecticides for effective management of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors. In the present study, chlorfenapyr was evaluated against Anopheles culicifacies(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Efficacy of Olyset nets, long-lasting insecticidal nets were tested from August 2003 to August 2006 against Anopheles culicifacies, the vector which transmits 60% of all malaria cases in rural India. METHODS Three villages in District Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), India were selected for the trial and Olyset nets were(More)
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