Impact of permethrin-treated bednets on malaria transmission by the Anopheles gambiae complex in The Gambia.

@article{Lindsay1989ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of permethrin-treated bednets on malaria transmission by the Anopheles gambiae complex in The Gambia.},
  author={Steve W Lindsay and Robert W. Snow and G L Broomfield and M S Janneh and Robert Andrew Wirtz and Brian Greenwood},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={1989},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={263-71}
}
Malaria vector mosquitoes belonging to the Anopheles gambiae complex were studied in four hamlets in The Gambia. All inhabitants were given bednets treated either with a placebo (milk) in two hamlets or with the pyrethroid insecticide permethrin (500 mg/m2) in two other hamlets. Malaria transmission occurred mainly during a few weeks of the rainy season, in September and October 1987. The indoor resting densities of mosquitoes in permethrin-treated hamlets were reduced, and we estimated over 90… CONTINUE READING

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