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Revista de Saúde Pública

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Abstract

LUNA, Jonny E Duque et al. Susceptibility of Aedes aegypti to temephos and cypermethrin insecticides, Brazil. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 2004, vol.38, n.6, pp. 842-843. ISSN 1518-8787.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89102004000600013.

Bioassays were performed in order to detect the susceptibility of Aedes aegypti to the chemical insecticides temephos and cypermethrin. The results showed that this species is susceptible to temephos and presents resistance to cypermethrin.

Keywords : Aedes; Insecticide resistance; Temephos; Insecticides, organophosphate; Pyrethrins; Mosquito control; Vector control; Insect vectors.

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