Susceptibility of Culicidae Mosquitoes to Some Insecticides Recommended by WHO in a Malaria Endemic Area of Southeastern Iran

@inproceedings{Fathian2015SusceptibilityOC,
  title={Susceptibility of Culicidae Mosquitoes to Some Insecticides Recommended by WHO in a Malaria Endemic Area of Southeastern Iran},
  author={Mousa Fathian and Hassan Vatandoost and Seyed Hassan Moosa-Kazemi and Ahmad Reza Raeisi and Mohammad Reza Yaghoobi-Ershadi and Mohammad Ali Oshaghi and Mohammad Mehdi Sedaghat},
  booktitle={Journal of arthropod-borne diseases},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND According to the national strategy plan on monitoring of insecticides resistance, this study was carried out to determine the base line susceptibility of the Culicidae mosquitoes to the WHO-recommended insecticides in an endemic focus of malaria in southeastern Iran. METHODS Larval collection was carried out by dipping method and adult collection occurred by suction tube from January to December 2010. The susceptibility test was assessed to DDT 4 %, malathion 5 %, propoxur 0.1… CONTINUE READING

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