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World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 70.235: Indoor Resting Sites of Aedes Aegypti in Bangkok, Thailand

By C. P. Pant

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Title: World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 70.235: Indoor Resting Sites of Aedes Aegypti in Bangkok, Thailand  
Author: C. P. Pant
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
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Publisher: World Health Organization

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Pant, C. P. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Report on a European Syposium Convened by the Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization Division of Vector Biology and Control, No. 70.235. Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


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Aedes aegypti, the vector of dengue haemorrhagic fever in South East Asia is primarily an endophagic and endophilic mosquito which breeds i n the water containers inside or around the houses. The WHO Aedes Research Unit, Bangkok has so f a r investigated l a r v i c i d e s such as Abate used as 1% sand granules added a t the dosage of about 1 ppm t o the water containers which were found to be e f f e c t i v e for about three months and malathion thermal fogs and aerosols against adults which were very e f f e c t i v e i n obtaining a good k i l l of the adult population. 4 Technical Malathion has also been used as an ULV application from a i r c r a f t or ground a t 3-6 f l u i d oz/acre (Kilpatrick e t a l . 1970 and Lofgren e t a l . 1970). These measures against t h e infected and i n f e c t i v e adults are recommended t o contain an epidemic and no residual effectiveness of the insecticide is envisaged.

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