Insecticide resistance status of indoor and outdoor resting malaria vectors in a highland and lowland site in Western Kenya

@article{Owuor2020InsecticideRS,
  title={Insecticide resistance status of indoor and outdoor resting malaria vectors in a highland and lowland site in Western Kenya},
  author={Kevin O Owuor and Maxwell G. Machani and Wolfgang Richard Mukabana and Stephen O Munga and Guiyun Yan and Eric O Ochomo and Yaw A. Afrane},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2020}
}
Background Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) represent powerful tools for controlling malaria vectors in sub-Saharan Africa. The success of these interventions relies on their capability to inhibit indoor feeding and resting of malaria mosquitoes. This study sought to understand the interaction of insecticide resistance with indoor and outdoor resting behavioral responses of malaria vectors from Western Kenya. Methods The status of insecticide resistance… Expand
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