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The cost of not treating bednets.

Abstract:

For centuries, bednets have been used as a physical barrier against biting insects. Recent epidemiological investigations into their protective effects against malaria were quickly overtaken by studies focusing on the benefits of impregnating bednets with insecticide. The operational problems encountered in re-treating bednets with insecticide are often cited as an impediment to wide-scale implementation. The evidence for a protective effect of untreated nets against malaria is presented here...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
Trends in parasitology
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
12-16
Publication date:
2002-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-5007
ISSN:
1471-4922
URN:
uuid:e375495b-636a-49d1-ab54-8e839466801c
Source identifiers:
102255
Local pid:
pubs:102255

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