Indoor residual spraying with alphacypermethrin controls malaria in Pakistan: a community-randomized trial.

@article{Rowland2000IndoorRS,
  title={Indoor residual spraying with alphacypermethrin controls malaria in Pakistan: a community-randomized trial.},
  author={Mark Rowland and Pasha Mahmood and Jamshaid Iqbal and Ilona Carneiro and Desmond Chavasse},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 7},
  pages={472-81}
}
We conducted a community-randomized controlled trial in Pakistan to determine the efficacy of indoor residual spraying with alphacypermethrin ('Fendona', Cyanamid, NJ, USA), applied at 25 mg/m2, to prevent falciparum and vivax malaria. Wettable powder (WP) and suspension concentrate (SC) formulations were tested against an unsprayed control in an irrigated rice-growing area of Sheikhupura district, Punjab province. The study area of 180 km2 was divided into nine sectors, which were assigned at… CONTINUE READING
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