Resistance in some Caribbean populations of Aedes aegypti to several insecticides.

@article{Rawlins1995ResistanceIS,
  title={Resistance in some Caribbean populations of Aedes aegypti to several insecticides.},
  author={Samuel C Rawlins and Jian Wan},
  journal={Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={59-65}
}
Thirty-four strains of Aedes aegypti larvae from 17 Caribbean countries were bioassayed for sensitivity to temephos, malathion, fenitrothion, fenthion, and chlorpyrifos. There were fairly high levels of resistance in Tortola (10-12-fold resistance) and Antigua (6-9-fold resistance) strains to temephos and to fenthion (Tortola, 7-10-fold; Antigua, 6-10-fold resistance). Most other strains showed some resistance to malathion, fenitrothion, and chlorpyrifos, but only moderate levels. Adult… CONTINUE READING

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