A new paradigm for Aedes spp. surveillance using gravid ovipositing sticky trap and NS1 antigen test kit

@inproceedings{Lau2017ANP,
  title={A new paradigm for Aedes spp. surveillance using gravid ovipositing sticky trap and NS1 antigen test kit},
  author={Sai Ming Lau and Tock H Chua and Wan-Yussof Sulaiman and Sylvia Joanne and Yvonne Ai-Lian Lim and Shamala Devi Sekaran and Karuthan Chinna and Balan Venugopalan and Indra Vythilingam},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2017}
}
Dengue remains a serious public health problem in Southeast Asia and has increased 37-fold in Malaysia compared to decades ago. New strategies are urgently needed for early detection and control of dengue epidemics. We conducted a two year study in a high human density dengue-endemic urban area in Selangor, where Gravid Ovipositing Sticky (GOS) traps were set up to capture adult Aedes spp. mosquitoes. All Aedes mosquitoes were tested using the NS1 dengue antigen test kit. All dengue cases from… CONTINUE READING
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