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Assessment of the residual efficacy of lambda-cyhalothrin. 1. A laboratory study using Anopheles arabiensis and Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) on treated daub wall substrates from Natal, South Africa.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8126474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Laboratory assessment of the residual efficacy of lambda-cyhalothrin (Icon) 10% AI against Anopheles arabiensis and Cimex lectularius was carried out. The insecticide was applied to daub substrates, simulating the wall surface of houses from 3 areas within the endemic malaria area of Natal, South Africa. Variability in residual efficacy was found between different areas and appeared to correlate to organic content of the substrate. Residual efficacy against An. arabiensis ranged from as little as 2 wk in some areas to in excess of 14 wk in others. Residual efficacy against C. lectularius was 4 wk for all 3 areas, but was 10 wk in only 2 areas.
D Le Sueur; B L Sharp; C Fraser; S M Ngxongo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association     Volume:  9     ISSN:  8756-971X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc.     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-11     Completed Date:  1994-04-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511299     Medline TA:  J Am Mosq Control Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  408-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Malaria Research Programme, Medical Research Council, Congella, Natal, South Africa.
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MeSH Terms
Construction Materials
Mosquito Control*
South Africa
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Insecticides; 0/Nitriles; 0/Pyrethrins; 68085-85-8/cyhalothrin

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