Outdoor spatial spraying against dengue: A false sense of security among inhabitants of Hermosillo, Mexico.

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Pablo A Reyes-Castro; Lucía Castro-Luque; Rolando Díaz-Caravantes; Kathleen R Walker; Mary H Hayden; Kacey C Ernst;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 11,issue 5 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005611, pmc: PMC5448801
  • Subject: Research Article | Infectious Disease Control | Infectious Diseases | Larvae | Pupae | Agriculture | Neglected Tropical Diseases | Agrochemicals | Pesticides | Species Interactions | Animals | Insecticides | Pest Control | Disease Vectors | Mosquitoes | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | Developmental Biology | Arthropoda | Tropical Diseases | Insects | Viral Diseases | RC955-962 | Dengue Fever | RA1-1270 | Life Cycles | Public aspects of medicine | Entomology | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Larvicides | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates | Zoology

Background Government-administered adulticiding is frequently conducted in response to dengue transmission worldwide. Anecdotal evidence suggests that spraying may create a “false sense of security” for residents. Our objective was to determine if there was an associati... View more
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