The additional benefit of residual spraying and insecticide-treated curtains for dengue control over current best practice in Cuba: Evaluation of disease incidence in a cluster randomized trial in a low burden setting with intensive routine control

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Toledo, Maria Eugenia; Vanlerberghe, Veerle; Rosales, Julio Popa; Mirabal, Mayelin; Cabrera, Pedro; Fonseca, Viviana; Gómez Padrón, Tania; Pérez Menzies, Mirtha; Montada, Domingo; Van der Stuyft, Patrick;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,volume 11,issue 11 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006031, pmc: PMC5695847
  • Subject: INCREMENTAL COST | Research Article | Eukaryota | Infectious Disease Control | Infectious Diseases | Geographical locations | Randomized Controlled Trials | VIRUS | PYRETHROID RESISTANCE | Agriculture | Clinical Medicine | Epidemiology | Caribbean | TRANSMISSION | Agrochemicals | People and places | North America | Species Interactions | THAILAND | Pharmacology | AEDES-AEGYPTI CONTROL | Clinical Trials | Animals | Insecticides | Disease Surveillance | Cuba | Disease Vectors | Mosquitoes | Biology and Life Sciences | Insect Vectors | EPIDEMIC | Research and Analysis Methods | Arthropoda | Drug Research and Development | Insects | VECTOR CONTROL | EFFICACY | DELTAMETHRIN | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Entomology | SANTIAGO | Organisms | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates | Zoology

Background : Aedes control interventions are considered the cornerstone of dengue control programmes, but there is scarce evidence on their effect on disease. We set-up a cluster randomized controlled trial in Santiago de Cuba to evaluate the entomological and epidemiol... View more
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