Development and application of a simple colorimetric assay reveals widespread distribution of sodium channel mutations in Thai populations of Aedes aegypti.

@article{Rajatileka2008DevelopmentAA,
  title={Development and application of a simple colorimetric assay reveals widespread distribution of sodium channel mutations in Thai populations of Aedes aegypti.},
  author={Shavanthi Rajatileka and William C. Black and Karla Saavedra-Rodriguez and Yuwadee Trongtokit and Chamnarn Apiwathnasorn and P. J. McCall and Hilary Ranson},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2008},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={54-7}
}
Dengue fever and its more serious complications dengue haemorrhagic fever and dengue shock syndrome are growing public health problems in tropical and subtropical countries. In the absence of a vaccine, most dengue control programmes rely heavily on the use of insecticides to target the Aedes mosquito vectors. As a limited number of insecticides are routinely used in control, monitoring for the presence of resistance is an essential component of dengue prevention programmes. The pyrethroid… CONTINUE READING
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