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Volume 14, Number 11—November 2008

Research

Mixture for Controlling Insecticide-Resistant Malaria Vectors

Cédric Pennetier1Comments to Author , Carlo Costantini, Vincent Corbel, Séverine Licciardi, Roch K. Dabiré, Bruno Lapied, Fabrice Chandre, and Jean-Marc Hougard
Author affiliations: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Cotonou, Bénin (C. Pennetier, S. Licciardi, F. Chandre, J.-M. Hougard); Institut de Recherche pour le Développement , Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso (C. Costantini); Centre de Recherche Entomologique de Cotonou, Cotonou (C. Pennetier, S. Licciardi, F. Chandre, J.-M. Hougard); Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso (C. Costantini, R.K. Dabiré); Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpellier, France (V. Corbel); Université d’Angers, Angers, France (B. Lapied);

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Figure 2

Comparative efficacy of repellent and insecticide–treated nets during A) first trial in dry season and B) second trial in rainy season. Blue lines indicate PM+DEET–treated nets; red lines indicate PM+KBR–treated nets, and green lines indicate Kothrin–treated nets. Curves drawn according to logistic plane regression of equation parameters, which are shown in Table 2. PM, pirimiphos methyl; DEET, diethyl-3-methylbenzamide; KBR, hydroxyethyl isobutyl piperidine carboxylate; Kothrin, 20% deltamethrin (Bayer Crop Science, Monheim am Rhein, Germany).

Figure 2. Comparative efficacy of repellent and insecticide–treated nets during A) first trial in dry season and B) second trial in rainy season. Blue lines indicate PM+DEET–treated nets; red lines indicate PM+KBR–treated nets, and green lines indicate Kothrin–treated nets. Curves drawn according to logistic plane regression of equation parameters, which are shown in Table 2. PM, pirimiphos methyl; DEET, diethyl-3-methylbenzamide; KBR, hydroxyethyl isobutyl piperidine carboxylate; Kothrin, 20% deltamethrin (Bayer Crop Science, Monheim am Rhein, Germany).

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1Current affilations: Natural Resources Institute, Chatham Maritime, Kent, UK; and University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

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