Evaluation of the efficacy of lambda-cyhalothrin applied by three spray application methods for emergency control of Aedes aegypti in Costa Rica.

An extended duration formulation of lambda-cyhalothrin (Icon CS) applied as either an ultra-low volume (ULV) or thermal fog spray from a new hand-held sprayer (Twin-Fog) or as a low-volume spray (LV) from a backpack mist blower against Aedes aegypti was evaluated in Costa Rica. Spray applications were made at the front door for 1 min or to each room for 15… CONTINUE READING