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Volume 13, Number 2—February 2007

Research

Reduced Efficacy of Insecticide-treated Nets and Indoor Residual Spraying for Malaria Control in Pyrethroid Resistance Area, Benin

Raphael N’Guessan*, Vincent Corbel†, Martin Akogbéto‡§, and Mark RowlandComments to Author 
Author affiliations: *London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Cotonou, Benin, West Africa; †Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Montpellier, France; ‡University of Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin; §Centre de Recherche Entomologique, Cotonou, Benin¶London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom;

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Table 3

Mortality rate of free-flying, naturally entering mosquitoes in huts, first 8 weeks of trial

Ladji (pyrethroid-resistant Anopheles gambiae)
Malanville (pyrethroid-susceptible An. gambiae)
ITN

IRS
ITN

IRS
WkNo.% Corrected mortalityNo.% Corrected mortalityNo.% Corrected mortalityNo.% Corrected mortality
1–24143.21553.36710091100
3–48350.54247.69310010888.7
5–620928.73924.25492.67857.8
7–8535.72123.85398.811839.0

*ITN, insecticide-treated net; IRS, indoor residual spraying.

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