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

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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… (More)

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@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 Grant Broomfield and Mohammed Janneh and Robert Andrew Wirtz and Brian Greenwood}, journal={Medical and veterinary entomology}, year={1989}, volume={3 3}, pages={263-71} }