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Efficacy of electrocuting devices to catch tsetse flies (Glossinidae) and other diptera
Background: The behaviour of insect vectors has an important bearing on the epidemiology of the diseases they transmit, and on the opportunities for vector control. Two sorts of electrocuting device have been particularly ...
Tsetse control and Gambian sleeping sickness; implications for control strategy
(Public Library of Science, 2015-08)
Background: Gambian sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis, HAT) outbreaks are brought under control by case detection and treatment although it is recognised that this typically only reaches about 75% of the ...
Optimal strategies for controlling riverine Tsetse Flies using targets : a modelling study
(Public Library of Science, 2015-03)
Background: Tsetse flies occur in much of sub-Saharan Africa where they transmit the trypanosomes that cause the diseases of sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock. One of the most economical and effective ...
Pyrethroid treatment of cattle for tsetse control : reducing its impact on dung fauna
Background: African trypansomiases of humans and animals can be controlled by attacking the vectors, various species of tsetse fly. Treatment of cattle with pyrethroids to kill tsetse as they feed is the most cost-effective ...