The distribution of insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) has been dramatically scaled-up in eastern and central Sudan. However, resistance to insecticides has already been reported in this region and there is an urgent need to develop appropriate resistance management strategies, which requires detailed information on the extent and causes of resistance.
A study by Himeidan et al. published in Parasites & Vectors in August 2011, assesses resistance to permethrin and DDT in seven populations of Anopheles arabiensisfrom Sudan.
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