Entomological evaluation of community-wide use of lambdacyhalothrin-impregnated bed nets against malaria in a border area of north-west Thailand.

@article{Somboon1995EntomologicalEO,
  title={Entomological evaluation of community-wide use of lambdacyhalothrin-impregnated bed nets against malaria in a border area of north-west Thailand.},
  author={Pradya Somboon and Jo Lines and Apinun Aramrattana and U Chitprarop and Somsak Prajakwong and Chirasak Khamboonruang},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1995},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={248-54}
}
This paper reports 2 studies. (i) After a year of baseline data collection, lambdacyhalothrin-treated bed nets were introduced into 3 of 5 villages in north-west Thailand, the remaining 2 being treated with placebo. Human bait collections were carried out in each village on 2 nights per month, for 8 months of each year, and the biting densities were compared between the first year and the second year. The treated bed nets did not have any significant impact on the density or parous rates of… CONTINUE READING