Methods of testing and analyzing excito-repellency responses of malaria vectors to insecticides.

@article{Roberts1997MethodsOT,
  title={Methods of testing and analyzing excito-repellency responses of malaria vectors to insecticides.},
  author={Donald R. Roberts and Theeraphap Chareonviriyaphap and H H Harlan and Paul B Hshieh},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={13-7}
}
A new test system that includes an excito-repellency test box, test procedures, and statistical treatment of data is described. The method consists of enclosing 25 mosquitoes in an exposure chamber lined with insecticide-treated or untreated (control) test papers. Each chamber has a single portal for mosquitoes to escape to a receiving cage, and numbers escaping are manually recorded at 1-min intervals. The exposure chamber accommodates a screened, 2nd chamber that, when placed in the exposure… CONTINUE READING