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New prototype screened doors and windows for excluding mosquitoes from houses: A pilot study in rural Gambia

Abstract:

Despite compelling evidence that modern housing protects against malaria, houses in endemic areas are still commonly porous to mosquitoes. The protective efficacy of four prototype screened doors and two windows designs against mosquito house entry, their impact on indoor climate, as well as their use, durability and acceptability was assessed in a Gambian village. A baseline survey collected data on all the houses and discrete household units, each consisting of a front and back room, were s...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.4269/ajtmh.18-0660

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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:
99
Issue:
6
Pages:
1475-1484
Publication date:
2018-10-22
Acceptance date:
2018-09-10
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Pubs id:
pubs:936696
URN:
uri:d81a282c-0e14-48ba-ba0b-c8edd5490663
UUID:
uuid:d81a282c-0e14-48ba-ba0b-c8edd5490663
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pubs:936696
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English
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