Contact Irritant Responses of Aedes aegypti Using Sublethal Concentration and Focal Application of Pyrethroid Chemicals

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Manda, Hortance; Shah, Pankhil; Polsomboon, Suppaluck; Chareonviriyaphap, Theeraphap; Castro-Llanos, Fanny; Morrison, Amy; Burrus, Roxanne G.; Grieco, John P.; Achee, Nicole L.; (2013)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 7,issue 2 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3585116, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002074
  • Subject: RC955-962 | Research Article | Biology | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

BACKGROUND: Previous studies have demonstrated contact irritant and spatial repellent behaviors in Aedes aegypti following exposure to sublethal concentrations of chemicals. These sublethal actions are currently being evaluated in the development of a push-pull strategy... View more
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