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Efficacy of a spatial repellent for control of malaria in Indonesia: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

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A cluster-randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial was conducted to estimate the protective efficacy (PE) of a spatial repellent (SR) against malaria infection in Sumba, Indonesia. Following radical cure in 1,341 children aged ≥ 6 months to ≤ 5 years in 24 clusters, households were given transfluthrin or placebo passive emanators (devices designed to release vaporized chemical). Monthly blood screening and biweekly human-landing mosquito catches were performed during a 10-month ba...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4269/ajtmh.19-0554

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Syafruddin, D More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4930-5123
Permana, DH More by this author
Nur Hidayati, AP More by this author
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Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Volume:
103
Issue:
1
Pages:
344-358
Publication date:
2020-07-01
Acceptance date:
2020-03-25
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pmid:
32431275
Pubs id:
1106382
Local pid:
pubs:1106382

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