Control of zoophilic malaria vectors by applying pyrethroid insecticides to cattle.

@article{Hewitt1999ControlOZ,
  title={Control of zoophilic malaria vectors by applying pyrethroid insecticides to cattle.},
  author={Sarah E. Hewitt and Marie Rowland},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 7},
  pages={
          481-6
        }
}
The principal method of malaria control in South and West Asia--indoor residual spraying--is extravagant with insecticide. A more efficient way of deploying insecticide might be to apply it on livestock since the malaria vectors in the region are highly zoophilic. A series of investigations assessed the potential of cattle treated with pyrethroid to control zoophilic mosquitoes. Permethrin, deltamethrin, and lambdacyhalothrin were applied to cattle using a sponge at concentrations of 0.5 g/m2… CONTINUE READING

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