Evaluation of ICON Maxx, a long-lasting treatment kit for mosquito nets: experimental hut trials against anopheline mosquitoes in Tanzania

@inproceedings{Tungu2015EvaluationOI,
  title={Evaluation of ICON Maxx, a long-lasting treatment kit for mosquito nets: experimental hut trials against anopheline mosquitoes in Tanzania},
  author={Patrick K. Tungu and Robert C. Malima and Franklin W. Mosha and Issa N. Lyimo and Caroline Maxwell and Harparkash Kaur and William NW Kisinza and Stephen Masingili Magesa and M. J. Kirby and Mark Rowland},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2015}
}
Insecticide-treated nets are the primary method of preventing malaria. To remain effective, the pyrethroid insecticide must withstand multiple washes over the lifetime of the net. ICON® Maxx is a ‘dip-it-yourself’ kit for long-lasting treatment of polyester nets. The twin-sachet kit contains a slow-release capsule suspension of lambda-cyhalothrin plus binding agent. To determine whether ICON Maxx meets the standards required by the World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme (WHOPES… CONTINUE READING
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