Impact of Insecticide Resistance on P. falciparum Vectors' Biting, Feeding, and Resting Behaviour in Selected Clusters in Teso North and South Subcounties in Busia County, Western Kenya

  title={Impact of Insecticide Resistance on P. falciparum Vectors' Biting, Feeding, and Resting Behaviour in Selected Clusters in Teso North and South Subcounties in Busia County, Western Kenya},
  author={Edward K Githinji and Lucy W. Irungu and Paul Nduati Ndegwa and Maxwell G. Machani and Richard O. Amito and Brigid Kemei and Paul N. Murima and Geoffrey M. Ombui and Antony K. Wanjoya and Charles M Mbogo and Evan M. Mathenge},
  journal={Journal of Parasitology Research},
Introduction Behavioural resistance to insecticides restrains the efficacy of vector control tools against mosquito-transmitted diseases. The current study is aimed at determining the impact of insecticide resistance on major malaria vectors' biting, feeding, and resting behaviour in areas with and areas without insecticide resistance in Teso North and Teso South, Busia County, Western Kenya. Methods Mosquito larvae were sampled using a dipper, reared into 3-5-day-old female mosquitoes [4944… Expand
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