[Impact of utilization of permethrin impregnated curtains on malaria in a rural zone of high transmission in Burkina Faso].

@article{Pietra1991ImpactOU,
  title={[Impact of utilization of permethrin impregnated curtains on malaria in a rural zone of high transmission in Burkina Faso].},
  author={Y Pietra and Pasqualino Procacci and Guido Sabatinelli and Susanne Kumlien and L. Lamizana and G F Rotigliano},
  journal={Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique},
  year={1991},
  volume={84 4},
  pages={
          375-85
        }
}
The efficacy of permethrin impregnated curtains as a malaria control measure was evaluated in a rice field area nearby Ouagadougou (BF). Two groups of children aged 1-5 years matched for age, sex and malaria exposure, were followed through the rainy season of 1987 for illness and febrile episodes. One group of 118 children lived in houses protected with impregnated curtains, the other in houses without curtains. All children were examined for parasitaemia spleen index packed cell volume (PCV… CONTINUE READING

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