Guidelines on the cost-effectiveness of larval control programs to reduce dengue transmission in Puerto Rico.

@article{McConnell2003GuidelinesOT,
  title={Guidelines on the cost-effectiveness of larval control programs to reduce dengue transmission in Puerto Rico.},
  author={Kenneth John McConnell and Duane J. Gubler},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={9-16}
}
OBJECTIVE In the past 20 years, the emphasis for avoiding dengue epidemics has focused on larval control of Aedes aegypti, the principal mosquito vector of dengue viruses. A general consensus is that mosquito larval control holds the best promise for reducing dengue epidemics, although its actual effectiveness is still unknown and subject to a great deal of uncertainty. The objective of this research was to assess the cost-effectiveness of emergency larval control programs for reducing dengue… CONTINUE READING
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