Resistance of vectors and reservoirs of disease to pesticides
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Resistance of vectors and reservoirs of disease to pesticides tenth report of the WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control. by WHO Expert Committee on Vector Biology and Control.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva ; Albany, NY : WHO Publications Center USA [distributor] .
Written in English


  • Disease Reservoirs.,
  • Disease Vectors.,
  • Insecticide resistance.,
  • Pests -- Control.,
  • Pesticide resistance.,
  • Vector control.

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Edition Notes

SeriesWorld Health Organization technical report series -- 737, Technical report series (World Health Organization) -- 737.
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22388283M
ISBN 10924120737X

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Resistance of vectors and reservoirs of disease to pesticides. Geneva ; Albany, NY: WHO Publications Center USA [distributor]: World Health Organization, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: World Health. Get this from a library! Resistance of vectors and reservoirs of disease to pesticides: twenty-second report of the WHO Expert Committee on Insecticides.. [World Health Organization. Expert Committee on . The second section provides a region-by-region and disease-by-disease summary of the extent of resistance to pesticides and the significance of the associated public health problems. Of particular practical value is a section offering detailed advice on tests that can be used to monitor the susceptibility status of vectors and thus guide. Vector Resistance. The major mosquito vectors span the Culex, Aedes, and Anopheles are the vectors of filariasis and Japanese encephalitis, Aedes of dengue, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and yellow fever, and Anopheles of malaria. The range of many of these species is still expanding. DDT was first introduced for mosquito control in

Control of infectious diseases is a major challenge of the century. Arthropod vectors are proliferating, leading to increasing prevalence of deadly diseases (e.g., malaria, dengue, and yellow fever). Levels of insecticide resistance to deltamethrin, malathion, and temephos, and associated mechanisms in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from the Guadeloupe and Saint Martin islands (French West Indies). In the Guadeloupe and Saint Martin islands, Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are the only recognized vectors of dengue, chikungunya, and Zika viruses. For around 40 years, malathion was used as a mosquito.   An operational framework for insecticide resistance management planning Chanda E, Thomsen EK, Musapa M, Kamuliwo M, Brogdon WG, Norris DE, Masaninga F, Wirtz R, Sikaala CH, Muleba M, Craig A, Govere JM, Ranson H, Hemingway J, Seyoum A, Macdonald MB, Coleman M. This report comes 5 years after the previous meeting on the same subject and shows that not only has there been an increase in the number of vectors showing resistance to insecticides but that the sizes of the areas where resistance is creating control problems have increased and also that new types of more complicated resistances with more extensive cross-resistances are appearing.

Based on a symposium sponsored by the Board on Agriculture, this comprehensive book explores the problem of pesticide resistance; suggests new approaches to monitor, control, or prevent resistance; and identifies the changes in public policy necessary to protect crops . Evolution of Resistance to Insecticide in Disease Vectors contradictory examples like malathion resistance in L. cuprina (Hartley et al., ) or PYR resistant kdr LS in Kenya in An. may seem, intensive efforts to control both disease vectors and pests on crops and livestock using insecticides have in a number of cases been addressed independently in each of these separate fields. The objective of this review was to assess the role that agricultural use of pesticides on the development of resistance in malaria vectors. 3 Guideline for Evaluating Insecticide Resistance in Vectors Using the CDC Bottle Bioassay PREFACE Insecticide resistance in a vector population is initially detected and characterized by using some sort of bioassay to determine whether a particular insecticide is able to control a vector at a given time.